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The Prime Minister called what she thought would be a Brexit-focused election, but the issue was quickly overshadowed by security as two deadly terror attacks, in Manchester and London , struck during the campaign period. The rattled PM said she will form a minority with support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party despite calls to stand down. Ultimately, what we're looking at is a "hung Parliament", which means that neither party has a clear majority.
  • Rep. Steve Scalise shot, 4 others injured at baseball field in Alexandria

    Rep. Steve Scalise shot, 4 others injured at baseball field in Alexandria

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    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., was critically wounded in the shooting attack, along with a Capitol Police officer. As of Wednesday afternoon, Scalise was out of surgery, according to Rep. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the annual congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats .
  • Florida Rep. DeSantis safe after leaving practice just before shooting in Alexandia

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    Rep. Ron DeSantis , R-Fla., Sen. "He just asked us whether they were Republicans or Democrats out there", DeSantis recalled, "Jeff told him Republicans, and he turned and walked towards the field". House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot at the practice, officials said. DeSantis said the man seemed "a little weird" and when he was told Republicans were those playing on the field, the man reacted with "a little bias, but not enough that I thought he was going to go ...
  • President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

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    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made his second appearance before a Congressional body on Tuesday when he answered questions from the House Appropriations Committee. Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment on the issues Gingrich and others have raised. Ms sanders also said says the president was pleased with attorney general Jeff Sessions' evidence to Congress on Tuesday.
  • US Rep. Trey Hollingsworth calls congressional baseball shooting 'cowardly acts of violence'

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    When the gunfire stopped, he hurried onto the field and used his hands to cover a bullet wound to the left hip of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , a Republican from Louisiana. Scalise is the No. 3 House Republican leader. Hodgkinson's Facebook page is largely political, his profile picture is a caricature of Bernie Sanders as Uncle Sam, while his feed is filled with anti-Trump sentiments such as "Trump is guilty and should go to prison for treason".
  • White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe

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    By firing James Comey , Trump put himself under investigation, and his motives and conversations with Comey are why he is being looked at for obstructing justice. Sessions on Tuesday declined to discuss his interactions with Trump , saying the President may one day want to invoke executive privilege for himself.
  • At least 12 killed in fire at London tower block

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    More than 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought for hours to bring the blaze, one of the biggest seen in central London in memory, under control. "I heard children calling out for help". "I have seen people coming out in their bedclothes - it's just very distressing". "She's praying, and she's saying, "Forgive me everyone, goodbye"." Firefighters were on the scene within six minutes.
  • Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

    Paper says Mueller probe looking at obstruction

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    Mueller was seeking to question Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , head of the National Security Agency Michael Rogers and former NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett , the report said . While a sitting president is unlikely to face criminal prosecution, obstruction of justice could form the basis for impeachment. According to the Times , much of Trump's staff basically agrees , but they have tried to convince their boss that another rage-fueled intervention in the Russian ...
  • Heinrich spars with Sessions over refusal to answer questions

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    When King asked Sessions for the legal basis for refusing to answer the committee's questions, the attorney general said it would be premature to deny the president a choice regarding executive privilege . Sessions said earlier that he was not trying to stonewall, but his former colleagues in the senate helped him do precisely that. "But it's simply a fact that Jim Comey has confirmed that Donald Trump has never been a target of these investigations, and that two senior Democrats on the ...
  • Somalia restaurant siege: Two gunmen killed, hostage situation underway

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    The al-Qaeda-aligned terror group Al Shabaab has already taken responsibility for the attack. The blast largely destroyed the restaurant's facade and sparked a fire. The explosion also hit Pizza House which is located opposite to Posh Restaurant. Posh Treats, a relatively new restaurant in an affluent part of the capital, is particularly popular with young and diaspora Somalis.
  • U.S. appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

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    The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the Trump administration more time to file legal papers in its bid to reinstate a ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. In addition to banning travelers from six mostly Muslim nations for 90 days, Trump's executive order called for a suspension of the nation's refugee program.