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The Alexandria Police Department confirmed that the suspect has been taken into custody. He hopes and prays for the victims to make a complete recovery and thanks Capitol Police for their action. He and another congressman used Brooks' belt as a tourniquet to slow the bleeding of a wounded aide, Brooks told CNN . Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., told CNN he saw one of Scalise's security detail return fire on the gunman "for what felt like 10 minutes", even though that officer was wounded in ...
  • US House Majority Whip among others injured in shooting spree

    US House Majority Whip among others injured in shooting spree

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    Five people were transported medically from the scene in Alexandria, the city's police chief, Michael Brown told reporters. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is among five people injured during a shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria Wednesday morning, according to a CBS News Special Report.
  • European Union impatient for Brexit talks amid United Kingdom post-election chaos

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    Opinion polls gave her sky-high personal ratings and her party a runaway lead over the opposition Labour Party. "Referencing a campaign trail comment she made, he wrote: "'I will be a bloody hard woman to Junker' said May 5 weeks ago. MPs are already said to be sharpening their knives for Mrs Mrs with one describing her as "f****d, and deservedly" for her shocking campaign. "My understanding is that the DUP, like the Conservative Party, has a shared interest in making sure we have a ...
  • DC shooter campaigned in QC for Sanders

    DC shooter campaigned in QC for Sanders

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    Two Facebook profiles allegedly belonging to Hodgkinson were filled with passionate and sometimes angry political posts. Max Clark, who happened to be visiting Spokane, Wash. As the Belleville News Democrat has since reported, Hodgkinson wrote several letters to the editor . Bernie Sanders' failed presidential campaign, died of his wounds shortly after exchanging gunfire with Capitol Police.
  • Trump to address GOP baseball shooting from White House

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    In a live statement after the incident, Trump said that Hodgkingson had died from his injuries and praised the "heroic" actions of Capitol Police officers. Republican Senator Jeff Flake said Mr Scalise was shot in the left hip. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip, and his office says he is undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
  • U.S. attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations

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    The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director discussed a host of issues surrounding Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, though his remarks also raised questions that may now be directed at Sessions . Sessions responded , "I don't believe I had any conversation with Russian businessmen or Russian nationals", before Harris interrupted him with a follow-up.
  • 6 dead in massive London high-rise fire; figure expected to rise

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    They say 30 people have been taken to hospitals but it's not clear if people are still trapped. A plume of smoke stretched for miles (kilometers) over the capital. One resident said the fire alarm did not go off. London's Fire Brigade says that a structural engineer and urban search and rescue crews have assessed the stability of the burning tower block in west London and believe it is not in danger of collapsing.
  • CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers

    CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers

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    Both the relatives of Khuram Butt and the former wife of Rachid Redouane distanced themselves from the extremists, saying the atrocity had left them shocked. Several people had alerted police to Butt's extremist views and he also appeared previous year in a documentary, "The Jihadis Next Door", in which he is shown unfurling a black-and-white flag associated with the Islamic State group.
  • Gordon Brown Successor Lesley Laird Given Shadow Cabinet Post In Labour Reshuffle

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    Gwynne has also been appointed as shadow communities secretary. Lesley Laird was named to Mr Corbyn's front bench team less than a week after winning the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency last week. The Labour leader said Ms Laird "brings a wealth of knowledge and practical real life experience to the Commons", while Kezia Dugdale paid tribute to bother her predecessors, saying Mr Anderson and Mr Murray "helped to rebuild our party".
  • Jeremy Corbyn: Grenfell Tower Fire A Consequence Of Local Funding Cuts

    Jeremy Corbyn: Grenfell Tower Fire A Consequence Of Local Funding Cuts

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    A website run by the "Grenfell Action Group" said residents of the tower had expressed concerns over the safety of the building, specifically pointing to fire risks. Several dozen dazed survivors gathered at the nearby Portobello Rugby Center. One person, who did not want to be identified, told the British newspaper The Guardian , "I'm lucky to be alive - and lots of people have not got out of the building".