United States tests missile defence system

United States tests missile defence system

A Chandler company played a big part in Tuesday's test of a system created to protect the United States from missiles launched from overseas. Syring said the test is estimated to have cost $ 244 million . and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision. The mock warhead was launched from the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defence Test Site on the island of Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific.

Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice

President Trump says those officers are heroes. "I think there's a general feeling right now that we have so raised the rhetoric that it may be triggering some things that wouldn't happen ordinarily", he said . U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren , R-Plano: "We're all praying together now in the Capitol for our colleagues, staff , Capitol Police, the families and all affected by this senseless shooting in Alexandria.

Local congressmen say they are shocked, saddened by Alexandria shooting

Reports said multiple shots were fired by someone behind the dugout, which the gunman apparently used as protection. "We're exploring all angles", said Slater. "I wanted to get to him but there were still shots going overhead from both sides", he said. Once Capitol Hill police killed the gunman , Wenstrup said he ran out to second base, where Scalise lay on the ground.

Congressmen send thoughts, prayers to shooting victims

James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was the alleged shooter , and was pronounced dead Wednesday morning. Clark recalled Hodgkinson as someone who could occasionally get heated on the golf course. "There's such a hatefulness in what we see in American politics and policy discussions right now. this has got to stop", Representative Rodney Davis, a Republican team member, told CNN in an interview while still wearing his baseball cleats and practice clothes.

Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

Hodgkinson died from his injury, according to a report by The Daily Caller that was later confirmed by President Donald Trump during his press conference on the shooting just before noon Wednesday. Louis restaurant manager Charles Orear, as saying Hodgkinson was "very mellow, very reserved" - but passionate about the kind of progressive politics that Sanders represents.

Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

Some have compared Trump's firing of then-FBI Director James Comey in May to the storied "Saturday Night massacre" that occurred during Richard Nixon's presidency. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller on May 17, testified on Tuesday that he would not fire the special counsel without "good cause".