• Death Toll Rises in London High-Rise Fire

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    Witnesses said some residents held small children from windows while other people jumped from the lower stories of the building. Police commander Stuart Cundy gave the death toll but added the figure was likely to rise "during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days".
  • Egypt lawmakers approve deal giving islands to Saudi Arabia

    Egypt lawmakers approve deal giving islands to Saudi Arabia

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    Members voted by a show of hands, not by names as demanded by some members. The committee has referred the treaty to the entire parliament for a final vote before it can be ratified by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, committee chairman Kamal Amer , a retired major general, told journalists on Wednesday.
  • Belleville man identified in shooting of Republican congressman

    Belleville man identified in shooting of Republican congressman

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    Hodgkinson's Facebook page was filled with references to Sen. Bernie Sanders , who past year made an unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Witnesses said the shooter was able to get off about 50 rounds before the bloodshed came to an end. After Hodgkinson retreated to his home , he was confronted by the boyfriend of the woman he punched.
  • WaPo: Special Counsel Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Justice

    WaPo: Special Counsel Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Justice

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders publicly said they thought the investigation should be allowed to run its course, and that firing the special counsel would be a mistake. Trump disputed, though, Comey's assertion he had asked for a pledge of loyalty. "He was preparing for the stop here today", said Sanders. But Ruddy opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality - the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
  • Jeff Sessions saying 'I don't recall' gets remixed into a catchy song

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    The FBI is part of the Justice Department that Sessions heads. Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign . He answered numerous questions with claims that he couldn't "recall" the answer or "couldn't remember". "That's the same face Sessions would make after saying, 'Well, Mr.
  • Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died

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    He was in critical condition after surgery at a Washington hospital. The gunman was identified by a senior USA official as James Hodgkinson from the St. "It makes you feel vulnerable", said Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., a pitcher on the baseball team. Two Capitol Police officers were also injured but were expected to recover, along with a former congressional aide who was hospitalized.
  • The future-proof 10.5-inch iPad Pro

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    Apple also reduced the stylus' latency to 20 milliseconds, just beating out the Microsoft Surface Pen at 21 milliseconds. However, if you don't want to wait too long, here's how you can install the latest iOS 11 on your device right now.
  • U.S. to Seek Supreme Court Review of Second Ruling on Travel Ban

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    President Donald Trump signs an executive order to impose tighter vetting of travelers entering the United States, at the Pentagon in Washington , D.C. It is pushing for justices to hear its appeal on the court ruling before they break for the summer. Hawaii's congressional leaders reacted to the Ninth Circuit Court's ruling Monday against President Trump's travel ban.
  • Witness video of shooting on GOP baseball team released

    Witness video of shooting on GOP baseball team released

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    He has since been taken to a hospital. "I'm old-school-I still believe baseball is America's pastime", says Rep. John Shimkus, an Illinois Republican who has served for more than 20 years. Scalise, 51, represents Louisiana's 1 Congressional District and is the Majority Whip, making him third in house leadership behind Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
  • Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

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    Many in the party believe she has been fatally wounded. She's then got to present a programme to Parliament. Many senior Conservatives say May should stay, for now, to provide stability . It said Britain was "effectively leaderless" and the "country all but ungovernable". The deal sits uneasily with some Conservatives because of the DUP's opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage.
  • Rand Paul Says Capitol Police Prevented 'Massacre'

    Rand Paul Says Capitol Police Prevented 'Massacre'

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    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is among the wounded and now in surgery. "I want to commend Special Agents Crystal Griner, David Bailey and Henry Cabrera for their heroic and appropriate response in protecting the Members and others", said Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa.
  • Sony files trademarks for Shadow of the Colossus and several other titles

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    Sony on Monday showed off rich, action-packed new PlayStation 4 video games, some for virtual reality, as it defended its crown as the top-selling new-generation console. Having chased a fleeing Mister Negative across New York City , Peter has left a decent amount of damage in his wake. Skyrim VR was announced alongside a host of new PlayStation VR games during the event.
  • Death-toll to rise after London tower blaze

    Death-toll to rise after London tower blaze

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    About 600 people were believed to have been inside the tower's 120 flats when the blaze ripped through the building. QPR said it had opened its doors and facilities to those affected by the fire, but also said it could not accept any more donations, while Fulham also helped with the collection drive.
  • Sessions' rationale for meeting with the Russian ambassador gets absolutely destroyed

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    Comey, who testified before the same committee last week , said he couldn't discuss the "problematic" reason the FBI believed Sessions needed to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Sessions said he met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak , once at last year's Republican National Convention and later in his Senate office, but neither time about Trump's campaign, but rather in his capacity as a US senator at the time before Trump nominated him as the ...
  • IL and Iowa lawmakers react to the Virginia shooting

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    Capitol Police, first responders and colleagues", his office said in a statement. Bailey and Griner were protecting House Majority Leader Steve Scalise , who is one of 10 Congress members who have a protective detail due to his leadership role as the third-ranking Republican in the House.
  • The Minecraft 'Super Duper Graphics Pack' is Also Coming to Switch

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    The big one missing from that list, obviously, is PlayStation . "No. We have always wanted to, from a Minecraft perspective, try and give the players as many options as possible, on any platform". "It's certainly not a profound philosophical stance we have against this". Unfortunately, PlayStation owners were left out of this newfound unity between Microsoft and Nintendo, but it was Sony who decided that.
  • London fire: NI tower blocks to be inspected

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    Expressing his heartfelt sympathy to those who have been affected by the tragedy in London , UUP MLA Andy Allen said: "With a number of tower blocks in Belfast recently refurbished or now undergoing refurbishment, I have contacted the Northern Ireland Housing Executive so people can be assured that any materials used for the cladding, insulation and general renovation of tower blocks do not present a fire hazard".
  • What We Learned and What We Didn't From Sessions' Testimony

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    In one of the most intriguing moments of Comey's testimony last week, the former FBI chief said he was hesitant to fully discuss with Sessions his interactions with Trump, because he knew that Sessions would soon be recusing himself from the investigation.
  • Gunman opens fire: Rep. Steve Scalise shot

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    The shooter died from injuries sustained in a shootout with responding officers. Scalise, meanwhile, is in critical condition after being badly wounded and undergoing surgery. The Capitol Hill police, Wenstrup said, would not have been there had Scalise not been a member of the House leadership. "Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre", eyewitness Sen.
  • Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

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    Rep. Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". Dozens of gunshots can be heard. An attack on one was an attack on all, Ryan and Pelosi emphasized. The congressman said he didn't realize the man he spoke to was the shooter until he got back to his offices and saw the news. "He picked up the rifle, and so I saw the rifle, and the thought that ran through my mind.
  • Institutional Investors Lead Shift in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SCMP) Sentiment

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    Sucampo Pharmaceuticals now has $426.20 million valuation. About 272,240 shares traded. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Sucampo Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter worth about $115,000. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SCMP) institutional sentiment increased to 1.98 in Q4 2016. Its up 1.00, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 8 investors sold SCMP shares while 40 reduced holdings.
  • Could the White House Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony?

    Could the White House Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony?

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    Former FBI Director James Comey will testify on next Thursday before a US Senate panel investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US election, in a hearing that could add to difficulties facing President Donald Trump . The report comes as there has been increasing talk of impeachment proceedings starting if it could be proven that Trump fired Comey to stop the investigation into Russian Federation.
  • China está lista para concretar TLC con México — MÉXICO

    China está lista para concretar TLC con México — MÉXICO

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    Durante la inauguración de Expo China Homelife México, Karla Loyo, gerente general de China Chamber of Commerce and Technology México , indicó que el comercio con el gigante asiático suma más de 80 mil millones de dólares, según datos de la Secretaría de Economía.
  • CNE publicará este martes registro sectorial para la Asamblea Constituyente

    CNE publicará este martes registro sectorial para la Asamblea Constituyente

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    Asimismo, el sábado último los 55 mil 314 venezolanos que participaron en el proceso de precandidatura consignaron los requisitos solicitados, entre estos, la cédula de identidad y la Declaración Jurada de Residencia. La oposición consideró que la iniciativa del jefe de Estado debió consultarse en referendo y que el sistema electoral planteado es "fraudulento" y permitirá al oficialismo el control de la Asamblea Constituyente , un "superpoder" que podría emitir decisiones por encima de todas ...
  • London tower fire: 6 dead, Pinoys among injured

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    So far 12 people have been confirmed dead, but the number is expected to rise. Early eyewitness accounts include stories of babies and small children being tossed from high stories of the building by their parents in order to help them survive.
  • Nintendo Switch Will Get Metroid Prime 4 Which Will Feature Exploration

    Nintendo Switch Will Get Metroid Prime 4 Which Will Feature Exploration

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    As for Samus Returns , the 3DS title is being made by the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow developer, Mercury Steam, and features a side-scrolling Metroidvania 2D style that, as the name suggests, the franchise helped define. For big fans of Samus Aran - particularly female gamers - the Nintendo announcement is fantastic news. While the main presentation was focused on the Switch , their follow-up Treehouse live showcase revealed ANOTHER Metroid game that's coming out.
  • Tiroteo en Estados Unidos deja a un congresista republicano herido — COLOMBIA

    Tiroteo en Estados Unidos deja a un congresista republicano herido — COLOMBIA

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    Steve Scalise , un dirigente del partido republicano en la cámara, ha sido herido, relató a CNN uno de sus colegas que le brindó los primeros auxilios. De acuerdo con Brooks, el autor del tiroteo portaba un rifle y disparó decenas de veces . Mientras que el mandatario publicó en su cuenta de Twitter que lamentaba los hechos y le desea al republicano Steve Scalise una pronta mejoría.
  • Rep. Claudia Tenney Receives Email Threat After Scalise Shooting

    Rep. Claudia Tenney Receives Email Threat After Scalise Shooting

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    Certainly, your souls and morality were lost long before. The Republican House caucus now numbers 239. The lawmaker, Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-New York, received an email with the subject line: "One down, 216 to go...", according to a screenshot of the email provided by Tenney's office.
  • Samsung Aims for Samsung Pay Boost in India with New Affordable Devices

    Samsung Aims for Samsung Pay Boost in India with New Affordable Devices

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    Samsung Galaxy J7 Max price & availabilityGalaxy J7 Max will be offered to consumers at a price of INR 17,900 (280 United States dollars / 250 EUR) in Black and Gold. Both phones also support Samsung Pay Mini payment solution. This is different to the Samsung Pay that the company launched back in March . Nearly two million more Australians will be able to use their smartphone as a credit card today in a move Samsung promised would take the country "a step closer" to ditching traditional ...
  • Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

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    The lawsuit alleges Trump has violated the emoluments clause of the Constitution , which forbids federal officials from accepting payments from foreign governments without the consent of Congress . What's more , that injury must be a specific and particularized, not generalized or theoretical harm. "They could be really shooting themselves in the foot", he said.
  • Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz

    Iranian boat shines laser at US aircraft in Strait of Hormuz

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    The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan, guided-missile destroyer USS Cole and dry cargo ship USNS Washington Chambers were traveling through the strait when an Iranian vessel approached the United States ships, coming within 800 yards of the Bataan, according to a statement issued Wednesday by Cdr.
  • CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers

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    Earlier on Wednesday, police arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with Saturday's terror attack while carrying out a raid on the city's east side, authorities said. Reaction to the attack has dominated the final days of campaigning before Thursday's general election in Britain. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and others have criticized May for cutting police numbers by roughly 20,000 during her tenure as home secretary.
  • Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

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    Officials said several other people, including members of Scalise's security team, were also wounded. Speaking from the Diplomatic Reception Room at 11:36 a.m. "I am thankful that the shooter was apprehended by law enforcement quickly, and his deadly intentions were not fully realized", Patrick said. "He was a sitting duck".
  • Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

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    Gov Ralph Northam in the primary for the Democratic nomination for Virginia Governor. Although the Democratic contest garnered the most pre-election attention, Gillespie's narrow victory against Stewart, the former state campaign chairman for President Donald Trump , provided the night's biggest surprise.
  • Alt-Left Throws Temper Tantrum Over Paris Agreement

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    The 2017 G20 summit will take place in Hamburg, Germany in early July. "The majority of the people in the United States are deeply committed to the Paris Agreement ", Kerry said . Differences between the United States and other leading economies over climate change remain wide and are not likely to narrow, environment ministers from G7 countries said on Sunday.
  • Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

    Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

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    We'll continue to update this post as news continues to break. Hodgkinson owned a home inspection business, which he dissolved on January 10, according to Secretary of State corporate records. "Congressman Scalise is a friend, and a very good friend", Trump said. Witnesses said Hodgkinson forced his way into the home looking for his daughter and grabbed her by the hair when he found her upstairs, according to a police narrative on file with St.
  • Two arrested in Oakland's deadly Ghost Ship fire

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    From their recent investigation into the Ghost Ship fire , O'Malley said her department have concluded that the two defendants had "knowingly created a fire trap, with inadequate means of escape". In late December, family members of two victims, including Madden, filed civil lawsuits in Alameda County Superior Court against several people associated with the warehouse, including Almena.