• Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

They recovered a 7.62 caliber rifle and a 9 mm handgun, which they say Hodgkinson bought legally. And there's no evidence so far that they were purchased illegally. Hodgkinson was eventually shot by Scalise's security detail, which included members of the Secret Service and the Capitol Police. He died at a local hospital.

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  • Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap
Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

Foxconn assembles smartphones and other devices for Apple, Sony, Blackberry and other brands - mostly in China. While Walker and Trump will be touting the value of apprenticeships together on Tuesday, that wasn't always the case. Finally, the order directs agency heads to report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) any programs that the...

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  • Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't
Trump says Comey cleared him. He didn't

After Comey was sacked, he asked his trusted friend to share one of his memoranda with the New York Times so the government may be pushed to assign a special counsel to investigate the Trump campaign-Russia connection. "His goal is to manipulate media, manipulate the press. he's everything that's wrong in Washington ", Lewandowski said. Mueller'...

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  • Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%
Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

During a meeting at the White House in February, U.S. President Donald Trump asked Netanyahu to "hold back on settlements for a little bit", a request seen as part of an effort to build trust with Palestinians ahead of a renewed push for peace.

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  • Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050
Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050

By 2024, India's population is expected to surpass that of China's and is projected to reach 1.5 billion in 2030, according to a report published by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. He had arrived at his findings after factoring in information and data on family planning policies, birth rate and hospital and school ...

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  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Moscow's move came a day after an American Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime SU-22 fighter jet shortly after it allegedly attacked USA partner forces on the ground. It's the third air-to-air strike in less than two weeks as tensions continue to rise between U.S., Russian and Syrian forces. It is the first time any activity by Russ...

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  • Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation
Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

When Wallace pointed out he had twice said Trump was under investigation, Sekulow stated that he was just talking about the "legal theory of how the Constitution works" and that he'd appreciate it if Wallace wouldn't "rephrase" what he was saying.

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  • North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK
North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

North Korea has accused the US of stealing a package from its diplomats returning from a conference in NY. North Korea alleged on Sunday that US customs " literally mugged " diplomats after they landed at JFK Kennedy Airport in NY. " If the US fails to give its due response to our demand which is all too reasonable and fair enough, it will be ...

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  • Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill
Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

Here are the players who will decide the fate of health care in the Senate this week. "I've never seen anything like it, as far as the secrecy", said Paul Ginsburg, a health policy expert at the University of Southern California. Arguably, Republicans don't want to be doing it this way. Republican leaders would like a vote in July, even before th...

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  • BJP to declare presidential candidate on Tuesday
BJP to declare presidential candidate on Tuesday

Having been tight-lipped so far, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary board will meet on Monday to finalize their presidential candidate to succeed President Pranab Mukherjee . Multiple sources have told HT that former diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi could be the potential opposition candidate, with Left parties pushing for Mahatma Gandhi's gr...

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  • Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target
Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target

After the Takfiri terrorists' attacks in the Iranian capital that left 18 killed and dozens more wounded, the IRGC announced that the spilling of innocent blood will not go unanswered. The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria's civil war that could spiral out...

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  • White House Likely to Comment on Comey Tapes by End of Week
White House Likely to Comment on Comey Tapes by End of Week

The same report listed Daily Mail editor David Martosko as a possible communications director candidate. In late May, Michael Dubke resigned as White House communications director after three months on the job. "The president owes him this much for all he's done for him". On May 12, three days after he fired Comey, Trump said the former Fed...

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  • Trump friend clashes with White House over special counsel claims
Trump friend clashes with White House over special counsel claims

Mueller, who directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation under former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama , was named to the post last month by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax, raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller. "I think he's weighing that option", Mr. Mueller, w...

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  • Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue
Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

The largest component of his income was US$115.9 million listed as golf-resort related revenues from Trump National Doral in Miami, down from the US$132 million he reported a year ago. That number is at least $300 million. Instead, on January 17, three days before his inauguration , Trump transferred his far-flung holdings to a revocable trust m...

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  • GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'
GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and a small clutch of aides are writing the bill behind closed doors as McConnell consults GOP senators. However, that funding would be zero by 2020 under the House bill. Monday in Room 310 of the state Capitol to receive public input about Republican health care overhaul plans. The Democrats who added th...

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  • J&K: Bodies of 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter found
J&K: Bodies of 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter found

The demonstration was held in Arwani village near a place where there was already a gun battle going on between the Indian forces and militants. Reports said the LeT militants came in two vehicles and surrounded the jeep carrying SHO Feroz Ahmad Dar, and driver of the police jeep and four guards.

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  • North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships
North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

While on Tuesday, the 6,900 tone USS Cheyanne arrived in the South Korean port of Busan as the USA attempts to flex its muscles in the region. The resolution slapped additional sanctions on North Korea and condemned the regime's continued proliferation of its nuclear and ballistic program.

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  • Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Rescinding the policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA, would anger those who have said President Donald Trump is already too tough on immigration enforcement. "The preservation of DACA is a tribute to the strength of the Dreamer movement ". In many cases, they have attended American schools and have little or no re...

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  • President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe
President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe

Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a "witch hunt", and complaining that Hillary Clinton should be the subject of a Russia-related investigation, not him.

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  • 100000 civilians behind Islamic State lines in Iraqi city of Mosul
100000 civilians behind Islamic State lines in Iraqi city of Mosul

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said "we are in touch with all countries that can help us". The fall of Mosul would, in effect, mark the end of the Iraqi half of the "caliphate" that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared in a speech from a historic mosque in the Old City.

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  • Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket
Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

The gunman opened fire around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, striking five people, including House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise . As he was leaving the baseball field, Duncan said Hodgkinson asked him if the practice was Democratic or Republican congressmen.

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  • Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial
Cosby accuser thanks prosecutors after mistrial

A jury deliberated for more than 52 hours over six days before declaring itself hopelessly deadlocked. "Overtly arrogant in collaborating with the district attorney". Cosby also said he gave Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl to help her relax before what he insisted was a consensual sexual encounter at his home.

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  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. HANSI LO WANG, BYLINE: Hey, Ari. And that vehicle was parked across from the scene of the shooting. SHAPIRO: What have you heard in Belleville from people who knew Hodgkinson? WANG: Well, at this p...

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  • Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals
Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

The final score was 129-120, and the Warriors had reclaimed their throne. When asked about the interaction in his post-game interview, Durant played coy while his teammate, Stephen Curry , teased him. I think they feel, I think within Cleveland and around the league, they feel that he's very much in play to leave again and likely head out We...

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  • Bodies of three militants recovered in Kashmir
Bodies of three militants recovered in Kashmir

Two civilians were also killed after forces opened fire to disperse protesters and stone pelters trying to shield the militants and disturb the anti-militant operation. The site of this attack was about 17 km from the Arwani encounter site. His popularity could be the reason why there were such intense protests in south Kashmir on Friday.

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  • First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19
First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19

In his first public comments since the election, the Chancellor said it was his "clear view" that most people want the talks to "prioritise protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity". " Theresa May must immediately create a cross-party joint cabinet committee to negotiate Brexit". London-based banking giant HSBC said ...

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  • Suspicious package sent to congressional candidate's home
Suspicious package sent to congressional candidate's home

Local news stations were reporting that the FBI has joined local police in conducting the investigation . WSB-TV in Atlanta broke the news on Thursday afternoon, reporting that "Authorities were called to the neighborhood where Karen Handel lives in Roswell for the report of a suspicious package Thursday afternoon".

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  • Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate
Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate

Russian Federation has imposed counter-measures against most Western countries, blocking imports of produce and other goods, but Putin said these would be lifted in the event that sanctions are stopped. The president earlier talked of having grandchildren to film director Oliver Stone in a documentary released this month in the United States ...

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  • Trump Lashes Out at Hillary Clinton as Russia Probe Turns to Him
Trump Lashes Out at Hillary Clinton as Russia Probe Turns to Him

Trump added: "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Not stopping there, Donald Trump went back on the attack in a follow-up tweet , once against smearing Hillary Clinton in the process.

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  • DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont
DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont

It is thought that an announcement on an agreement will be delayed as a result of the Grenfell Tower tragedy - and may not come until next week. It could also delay the start of Brexit talks. We know other matters, such as cutting air passenger duty and increased infrastructure spending, have been discussed, but we haven't got any sense of the ex...

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