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But there were also many people who said gun control laws would not have prevented the shooting-with some arguing concealed carry permits should be broadened. Today's shooting involving Members of Congress is another reminder that no one is safe when access to guns is so easy. Really, then, you know, some people react to things like that.
  • United Kingdom election results may delay Brexit negotiations

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    One senior pro-EU lawmaker who attended a party meeting with May - and who herself opposed Brexit last year - said the prime minister told them she wanted to build a "consensus" on how to pull out of current arrangements with Britain's main trading partner."She recognised the different views in the party on Brexit and she also recognised the need to not just reflect the party but indeed the parliament and the country", the lawmaker said.Ruth Davidson, the influential leader of the ...
  • Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

    Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

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    Rand Paul described Wednesday how he was just outside the perimeter of the baseball field when the first shot rang out - and then seconds later he saw Rep. "There's no escaping a guy if he's got several hundred bullets and we've got no weapons and no place to hide". Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who was also present at the practice, recounted the events to "Morning Joe".
  • Trump 'deeply saddened' by shooting at congressional baseball practice

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    Scalise suffered a gunshot to the hip and underwent surgery. "Had Steve Scalise missed practice today, there would have been no security detail there", Rep. The agency says the victims are being transported to the hospital. "There must have been 50 to 100 shots fired", he told CNN . Wenstrup praised Capitol police for taking out the gunman and the emergency responders who showed up at the scene quickly.
  • Rep. Scalise shot in Virginia

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    Mika's family described him as "a very thoughtful, fun-loving person who is competitive and loyal; all things which contributed to his continued commitment to the Congressional Baseball Game ". Democrats were also practising on another field at a different location, reported CNN. Without the Capitol Police Officers' bravery this morning, the results may have been different.
  • Hate speech: Osinbajo threatens to deal with culprits

    Hate speech: Osinbajo threatens to deal with culprits

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    Osinbajo said the government was determined to ensure the unity of Nigeria "along the lines of our constitution". "Their is no doubt on the resolve of government to allow anyone get away with hate speeches and divisive words". The meeting came as part of consultations sequel to threats of secession by Igbo groups and a recent ultimatum by some northern youth group giving Igbo people three months to leave the region.
  • Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

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

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    The Telegraph reported that Hodgkinson is from Belleville, Illinois, and owns a home inspection business. But Davis said, "I don't think it's a coincidence that no bullets were fired outside the baseball field." . Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", one of the pages posted in March. In 2012, Hodgkinson said the country needed tax reform.
  • Otto Warmbier, American student released by North Korea, is in a coma

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    An airplane carrying Otto Warmbier, who is from OH, landed in Cincinnati late Tuesday night. 'Sadly, he is in a coma and we have been told he has been in that condition since March of 2016, ' the parents said in a statement . Lu said he has "consistently" welcomed and supported greater dialogue and contact between North Korea and the US - as countries directly involved in the Korean Peninsula's nuclear issue - to increase mutual understanding and trust.