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Trump, Melania visit wounded senior Congressman in hospital

A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover. Members of Congress credited the Capitol police officers with shooting the gunman, though authorities did not immediately confirm who shot him. Officers returned fire and shot the suspect.


Richard S. Gerber: A war of words against Israel

Richard S. Gerber: A war of words against Israel

During Trump's meeting with Abbas in Bethlehem the two leaders had a heated exchange, said a senior Palestinian official, speaking on condition of anonymity. "Israel is stubborn and just wants to take the land and the West Bank and kick all the Palestinians out". "It also constitutes an outspoken challenge to the entire worldwide community, which recognized the State of Palestine on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital".



Syrian refugee named as first victim of London fire

He returned to their flat on the 14th floor alone, where he was trapped for two hours. The 23-year-old sought to follow his brother Omar down the stairs of the burning building but was besieged by billows of smoke, according to the Daily Telegraph .


Final Mining Charter heading to the courts

Final Mining Charter heading to the courts

Rights holders which have complied with the previous target of 26 percent have to "top up" to 30 percent within 12 months. The new rules also state that half of the members of mining company boards must be black, and a quarter of the overall board must be women.



Freed US student 'brutalised' by North Korea captors - father

Washington has stepped up pressure on China and other foreign powers to enforce existing United Nations sanctions, and has deployed increased military assets of its own in the region. His father, Fred Warmbier, told Fox News that his son was "terrorized and brutalized" and has been in a coma for more than a year. "This was outrageous behavior even by the standards of one of the world's most vicious and isolated regimes".



GOP Baseball Shooter Was Bernie Sanders 2016 Campaign Volunteer

NPR's Tom Gjelten has been looking into Hodgkinson's background and is in the studio with us now. He's been identified as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill . "With reports indicating that Wednesday morning's shooter is from my district, this is a tragedy that certainly hits close to home". After the primaries, Hodgkinson appeared to support Green Party candidate Jill Stein and shared anti-Hillary Clinton stories from RT, the state-run Russian Federation media outlet.