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Jun 16 2017

Seth Meyers addresses Alexandria shooting, says he's 'pulling for the GOP'

Hodgkinson opened fire . The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Sen. Hodgkinson, who had been living in his van in Alexandria for the past few months, h...

Jun 16 2017

24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who visited the tower block on Thursday after the prime minister, said, "some very hard questions must be answered". He said: "Many of ...

Jun 16 2017

Vice president to travel to Central and South America

A Pence spokesman said the vice president retained Richard Cullen , chairman of McGuireWoods LLP , to deal with inquiries from House and Senate committees as well as t...

Jun 15 2017

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

From there, the bill still has to be approved by the House and then by President Trump to be signed into law. Chuck Schumer said with impressive optimism, "will...

Jun 15 2017

Rep. Jeff Duncan: 'I believe I saw the shooter'

James T. Hodgkinson of IL, 66, was detained as the accused shooter , but died late Wednesday morning. A U.S. Capitol Police officers was injured by gunfire and another s...

Jun 15 2017

Alaska House poised to debate capital budget

The plan would leave the sales tax at 6 percent, not raising it to 6.35 percent, which was Justice's latest proposal to help limit state spending cuts. "It appears to me ...

Jun 15 2017

$70K reward offered for capture of 2 Putnam County escaped inmates

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles said in an email Wednesday that multiple agencies have contributed $70,000 to the arrest of 43-year-old Donnie Rus...

Jun 15 2017

Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice

Williams (R-Austin) was at the practice but wasn't hurt, according to his office. Rep. Williams later confirmed that Barth was the aide who was shot and said he's e...

Jun 15 2017

Shooting at San Francisco UPS center, police say

The next thing he knew, he said, " a mob of UPS drivers " was running down the street screaming "shooter, shooter". Special operations officers were continuing to search ...

Jun 15 2017

$1 million in methamphetamine candy seized in Houston suburb

Police said the drugs had a street value of nearly $1 million. Image from Harris County Sheriff's Office Facebook page dated June 13, 2017. . And whoever designed th...

Jun 15 2017

Trump Names Democratic FCC Choice

President Trump is reported to have signaled his intentions on Tusday night for Rosenworcel to fill the open Democratic slot, Recode wrote . Rosenworcel - a vocal a...

Jun 15 2017

White House says travel ban is 'fully lawful'

The president tweeted early Tuesday, "well, as predicted, the 9th Circuit did it again - Ruled against the TRAVEL BAN at such a risky time in the history of our country. ...

Jun 15 2017

Tillerson to Testify in House as Russia Sanctions Vote Nears

An unnamed Israeli official also made similar comments to the Walla! news website, saying: "we are not aware of any change in Palestinian policy, which is to continue t...

Jun 15 2017

President Trump says Alexandria shooting assailant died of injuries

Trump expressed best wishes to Scalise's family and praised Capitol Police, who defended the members of Congress from the attacker and took down the shooter. "Had they no...

Jun 15 2017

Student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

Yun insisted on Warmbier's immediate release on humanitarian grounds, officials said, and the North Koreans agreed. And how does the Trump administration respond? Secur...

Jun 14 2017

Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways

The reporters, who typically stake out members of Congress in the halls as they head to and from hearings, were not given prior notice. Sen. Klobuchar has told report...

Jun 14 2017

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Lead Warriors To NBA Title

Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Associa...

Jun 14 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

They will also ask about his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump . But he flatly denied...

Jun 14 2017

Guterres calls for two-state solution for Israel, Palestine

During his recent visit to Jerusalem and Bethlehem, US president Donald Trump promised the "mother of all deals" to resolve the conflict without specifying how this would...

Jun 14 2017

McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

He added that if the Pentagon doesn't come up with a strategy for Afghanistan soon, " you're going to get a strategy from us ". "Unless we change the path we're on, w...