Gunman who shot US Congressman was angry with President Trump

The Belleville News-Democrat newspaper posted a photograph of Hodgkinson protesting outside a post office in 2012, wearing sunglasses and a goatee and holding a placard that read "TAX the Rich". Sanders says violence is unacceptable, and says o... More..

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Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Mika requires assistance to breath and will need more surgery. Also shot were a congressional staffer and members of the Capitol police force. Republican congressman Steve Scalise is in a fight "more hard...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Rex Tillerson Refuses to Give Trump Position on Strengthening Russia Sanctions

Tillerson said the policy reversal came as a result of pressure applied during President Donald Trump's recent visit to the Middle East , which included a meeting with PA President Mahmoud Abbas , as well as ...More..

Rep. Mo Brooks says congressional members are 'well-versed' in safety risks
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Rep. Mo Brooks says congressional members are 'well-versed' in safety risks

He "was treated and released having sustained a minor injury during the incident", Capitol Police said in a statement . Trump and First Lady Melania visited Scalise's family - as well as that of wounded offi...More..

Judge to deadlocked Cosby jury: Keep trying to reach verdict
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Judge to deadlocked Cosby jury: Keep trying to reach verdict

Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting Constand, 44. Constand - an athletic, 6-foot-tall college basketball staffer - said they made her dazed and groggy, and unable to say no or fight back when Cosby wen...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Alexandria Shooting: President Trump Confirms Gunman Has Died

Hodgkinson opened fire with a rifle, striking House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others early Wednesday morning in Alexandria , Virginia. According to the court clerk, the charges were dismissed ...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

What exactly is the jury weighing in the Yanez case?

In July 2016, police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop. The officer shot the driver five times seconds after Castile told him he was carrying a gun. Paulsen also pointed out...More..

Trump says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back in
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back in

James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill., who was gunned down by police to end the shooting at Simpson Field in Alexandria, Va ., appears to have maintained two Facebook pages, each replete with profa...More..

Trump Confidant: Ruddy Hurt Trump's Ability To Fire Mueller
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump Confidant: Ruddy Hurt Trump's Ability To Fire Mueller

President Trump on Thursday criticized reports that he is now under investigation for obstruction of justice in connection with the firing of FBI Director James Comey , denouncing it as another "witch hunt...More..

Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say

Warmbier's parents were told their son was given a sleeping pill soon after his trial in March past year and never woke. They said they were told their son has been in a coma since his trial - when he was last ...More..

How to watch Thursday's Congressional baseball game
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

How to watch Thursday's Congressional baseball game

Scalise remains in critical condition following surgery, with the hospital treating him saying in a statement Wednesday night "he will require additional operations". "It was a scary situation". He will re...More..

Capitol police heroes saved the day, preventing congressional massacre
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Capitol police heroes saved the day, preventing congressional massacre

Vice-President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited MedStar Washington Hospital Centre, where Scalise was being treated. The president also asked for prayers for lobbyist Matt Mika , also criti...More..

Student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

Warmbier didn't give any medical update on his son and pointed out that there will be a press conference later in the day Thursday in which doctors will give an update on his son's medical condition. Mr ...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Judge orders deadlocked Cosby jury to keep deliberating

Constand won a national title with the University of Arizona and played in a pro league in Europe before landing a job with the Temple University women's basketball team. "They'll take the edge off", Cosby tol...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Feinstein: Judiciary committee must 'step up and carry its weigh

Trump, he had taken detailed notes, some of which he leaked in hopes of prompting the naming of a special counsel. All this was done under oath to speak the truth with factual records to corroborate Comey's s...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

United States student release 'humanitarian'

NORTH Korea has released United States student Otto Warmbier on humanitarian grounds after the 22-year-old student fell into a coma in a labour camp. On behalf of the medical staff, nurses, and associate...More..

Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

During his remarks, Trump disclosed that the shooter had died, the first confirmation from any official of the death. Congressmen said the Capitol Police officers emerged from the dugout, moving toward the gu...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Saddened UPS Employees Return To Work After Deadly Attack

He filed the grievance in March complaining of too much overtime and requesting that the package delivery company relieve him of working extra hours going forward, Joseph Cilia, an official with a Teamsters Uni...More..

Scalise is 'in some trouble' as condition remains critical
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Scalise is 'in some trouble' as condition remains critical

The gunman died after being wounded in a gunfight with police. The bullet tore through his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding, the hospital said . Mr Sanders challen...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery after shooting

The shooter, identified as a 66-year-old IL man who had vented at Republicans on social media, fired repeatedly at the baseball field in suburban Alexandria, Virginia, Reuters reported. "I have just been info...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Police and Politician injured in Washington attack

Congressmen said the Capitol Police officers emerged from the dugout, moving toward the gunfire. James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was the alleged shooter, and was pronounced dead Wednesday m...More..

Salesforce.com Inc Common Stock (NYSE:CRM) Trading Down - Insiders Are Selling
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Salesforce.com Inc Common Stock (NYSE:CRM) Trading Down - Insiders Are Selling

Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno sold 140,000 shares as the company's stock rose 7.28% with the market. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, whi...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Social media posts shed light on James Hodgkinson

Later that afternoon, it was reported that the sole shooter involved was 66-year-old Belleville , Illinois, resident James T. Hodgkinson , who was shot and killed on the scene. "We are deeply saddened by this...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Shooter left behind trail of bitterness directed at rich, Republicans, president

The wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others says her husband went to Washington, D.C. because he wanted to work on tax policy. He is believed by investigators to ...More..

One injured in shooting on Fort Carson; gates closed for investigation
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

One injured in shooting on Fort Carson; gates closed for investigation

According to military officials, one person suffered injuries in the shooting and is in stable condition. A statement from the base Thursday evening said a suspect was in custody of Fort Carson law enforcemen...More..