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Hodgkinson , a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who is thought to have been in Alexandria since March, with no work, living in his white cargo van and frequenting the YMCA next to the field. Witnesses have estimated that anywhere from 50 to 100 shots were fired on the baseball field. The shooter, James Hodgkinson , was a small business owner in IL who defined himself publicly by his firm support of Bernie Sanders' progressive politics - and his hatred of conservatives and President ...
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    Despite the shooting on Wednesday that injured several members of Congress, the game is still scheduled to be played on Thursday at Nationals Park. In posts on Twitter , the Alexandria Police Department said a suspect was believed to be in custody, and that victims were being transported to area hospitals.
  • London fire: Council seeks to reassure tenants about homes

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    As many as 600 people may have been inside the building's 120 apartments when the blaze started and apparently raced from a lower floor to the top of the tower. British Prime Minister Theresa May promised there would be a proper investigation into the disaster, which delayed her talks on trying to secure a parliamentary deal to stay in power and launch talks on Britain's exit from the European Union.
  • London fire: death toll not known - London fire commissioner

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    Mr Apter said crews had rescued 65 people from the building, and that firefighters had searched most of the tower and reached the top floor. The fire was finally put out this morning and now, images have started to emerge showing the dark black mess left behind in a building that was once the home of plush London apartments.
  • Trump Reportedly Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

    Trump Reportedly Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

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    Mueller, himself a widely respected former head of the FBI, has now taken up the angle of possible efforts by Trump to obstruct justice in the investigation, the Post said. Comey's firing is a "central moment that's being looked at" in the investigation, Post reporter Devlin Barrett told NPR's Ari Shapiro, "but it's not the only thing".
  • 12 dead as fire engulfs Grenfell tower

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    Entire families are still missing, and the death toll is certain to rise. London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton told ITV that her crews had reached the top floor of the building and conducted initial visual searches from doorways but had not done a comprehensive search because it was unsafe.
  • Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

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    It's the resume of a legal activist, not unlike many others in Congress, where she is now a freshman senator from California. She is also the only prosecutor, and it shows. "Did you consult [Department of Justice policy] before you came before this committee knowing we would ask you questions about it?" the California asked.
  • Angus King: I'm 'really, really disturbed' by Sessions's testimony

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    Lawmakers on Tuesday questioned Sessions about his role in the Trump campaign , his reasons for recusing himself as attorney general from any federal investigation of ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government; and whether he violated the recusal by publicly supporting Comey's firing last month.
  • Four killed as tension flares in Kabul anti-government protest

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    He died after being seriously injured in clashes during Friday's protest. Attendees were gathered to mourn a victim of deadly violence a day earlier during protests decrying lack of security . However, an Afghan MP said on Friday that eight protesters had been shot dead, while a hospital official said four corpses had been brought to his facility.