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French legislative election 2017: First round results, polls, latest on parliamentary vote

French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party has claimed a sweeping victory in the first round of elections to the National Assembly, despite a historica...


Wounded Congressman In Critical Condition, Will Require Additional Surgery

Hodgkinson, 66, owned a home inspection business in Belleville, Illinois. The gunman was taken into custody and later died of his injuries. "Almost within an ...


Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

Meehan said the record is 39 wins for Republicans and 39 wins for Democrats with one tie. Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside o...


Florida Rep. Desantis describes scene before Congressional shooting

The shooter , identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., fired between 50 and 100 shots at the GOP team's practice. The Democratic baseball team ...


Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer

Two U.S. Capitol police officers who were wounded are in "good condition", Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said. Mika requires assistance to breath and w...


Congressman who rose to powerful job still rooted back home

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, who was shot Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a Congressional Baseball game practice in Alexandria, Virginia, is n...


Acquaintance of Alexandria shooting suspect: 'He could have a short temper'

It is being speculated that Wednesday's attack on a GOP congressional baseball practice in Alexandria , Virginia was connected to left-wing rhetoric against ...


DOJ Presents Trump's Stymied Travel Ban to Highest Court

A well-connected conservative lawyer raised eyebrows in Washington Monday morning, as George Conway III - husband of top White House adviser Kellyanne Conw...


I would '100 percent' be willing to testify about Comey under oath

Donald Trump says he is "100 percent' willing to speak under oath about his conversations with ex-FBI chief James Comey ". (To be vindicated is to be cleare...


Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip several years ag...


James T. Hodgkinson: Illinois Man Identified as Suspected Gunman in Virginia Shooting

According to Sen. Bernie Sanders, who released a statement on the shooting late Wednesday morning, Hodgkinson was a volunteer on the Sanders Presidential ca...


No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

The shooter has since been identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson , who was shot by police and later died from his wounds. McAuliffe then stated that ...


Officials agree on 39-day recreational red snapper season

There will also be no fall season in state waters if the catch limit is met. For the first time in a decade, federal authorities and the five Gulf states agre...


Gunman Opens Fire During Baseball Practice For Republican Members Of Congress

The shooter, James Hodgkinson, of IL, was taken down by police, but not before injuring five people. "There are no D's and R's behind our names today", Rep. H...


Rep. DeSantis: Man asked if Republicans or Democrats were practicing

Once the suspects profile was revealed he and Duncan both agreed "that was him". I got in the vehicle and left. "The world changed a little bit today for us a...


What Witnesses Saw When Gunfire Struck A Congressional Baseball Practice

Republican Whip Steve Scalise , standing on second base, was shot first. The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out ...


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

Officials said Hodgkinson has been identified as the man who opened fire on Republican lawm. He was living out of his gym bag. "It's just a friendly place, bu...


Trump visits lawmaker recovering from shooting at baseball practice in Virginia

His picture is a caricature of Bernie Sanders as Uncle Sam and his feed is filled with anti-Trump sentiments. "Everyone on that field is a public servant", Tr...


Jeff Sessions grilled by Senate Intelligence Committee

And when this contradiction was placed in front him at Tuesday's hearing, Sessions was unable to provide an answer. After that meeting, Comey said , he to...


Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey, report says

Senator Jack Reed said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Mr Sessions's involvement in Mr Comey's dismissal, because Mr Sessions had stepped aside fr...


Congressional baseball players: Divided we fall

The members of Congress sheltering in the dugout helped a tourniquet onto Barth's leg, then stayed in the dugout for cover. Meanwhile, the business of the U.S...


Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals . Naturally, one wond...


Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., who died from his injuries. "This is a game that has been played off and on for approximately 100 years", Barton said. Former ...


Trump visits wounded congressman in hospital

Five people were shot and two others suffered secondary injuries. James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was the alleged shooter, and was pronounced ...


No hint of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

Senator Bernie Sanders , an independent who sought the Democratic presidential nomination past year, said , "We've got to stop the violence". "Americans acr...


NORC poll: Most in U.S. think Trump meddled in Russian Federation probe

And as the political rhetoric becomes shriller, many members of Congress said they are receiving more threats, by email and by phone. But Scalise has been a...


Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

But it is no longer a rarity. Republicans who had gathered for the morning workout before Thursday night's annual congressional baseball game were blunt abo...


Trump Will Be Impeached If Republicans Lose The House

Yet, while impeachment is always a popular word among Democrats' hard-left base whenever a Republican is in the White House , Democratic leaders are concer...


Neighbors describe Virginia Shooter James Hodgkinson as isolated, reckless

Scalise was seriously injured, but a news release from his office said that his condition is "stable". House Speaker Paul Ryan's office said Scalise's wound...


GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

He says Scalise dragged himself into the outfield to get farther away from the shooting . Democratic former Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille said he had spoken o...


Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

Tensions have escalated on the Korean peninsula over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests and its vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting ...


Adele 'comforts' people affected by Grenfell Tower fire during emotional visit

Metropolitan Police Chief, Commander Stuart Cundy has called the fire unprecedented. The fire has been burning f. Dozens are feared to have died in the fire...


Jeff Sessions Testifies in Senate Intelligence Hearing

In the gaggle on Air Force One on Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders said the President wasn't able to watch "much of it", but from "wh...


'Get Down!' Terrifying Video Shows Gun Battle at GOP Baseball Practice

Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said five people transported to local hospitals, including the suspect - identified as 66-year-old as James T. Kinzin...


Wounded Congressman Scalise needs several more surgeries, hospital says

The gunman , identified by a senior United States official as James Hodgkinson from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, died of his injuries. The law...