Wounded Congressman upgraded to fair condition

The gunman who shot at Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game did not post online any threats against or references to members of Congress before the attack, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday. He said it appeared Hodgkinson was married for 30 years and the marriage was not "going so well". Hodgkinson also had email communications with the two United States senators for Illinois - Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin.

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

Theresa May has outlined her plans for the three million EU nationals living in the United Kingdom, announcing that European citizens living in United Kingdom for five years could get "settled EU status". "The elephant in the room is the responsibility and solidarity and how that translates into legislation", said one diplomat. Calling Brexit "a pity", Lithuania's outspoken President Dalia Grybauskaite said: "We need to think about the future, and the sooner we settle the future the better ...

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Praneeth enter quarters in Australia

Srikanth knocked out the top-seed South Korean to advance to the men's singles quarterfinal of the Australia Open Super Series Badminton on Thursday. Riding on his performance at the Indonesia Super Series Premier last week, Srikanth improved 11 places to jump to the 11th spot. Olympic silver-medallist P.V.

North Korea torture victim Otto Warmier mourned by thousands at funeral

He will be buried at a nonsectarian cemetery. Warmbier was returned to America in a coma before dying a few days after. Warmbier's father Fred earlier told reporters that his son was lured to North Korea , as other USA tourists have been, by tour groups run out of China .

Cuba denounces Trump's policy rollback

The statement reiterates Cuba's commitment to "the necessary changes that we're making now as part of the updating of our socio-economic model", but says "they will continue being decided in a sovereign way by the Cuban people". Cuban-Americans can still send money to relatives and travel to the island without restriction. One of the biggest changes will focus on so-called "people-to-people" exchanges that, under Obama's policy , allowed Americans to take cultural and educational trips ...

Amid BJP's 'show of strength', Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for President

The nomination papers were submitted to Anoop Mishra, the secretary general of the Lok Sabha and returning officer for the presidential elections . As the clock ticks for election of the 14 President of India on July 17 the war of words between the political parties in the country has dominated the political landscape of the nation even as the race to field Dalit candidates has just begun.