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Hundreds of people were in the tower block when the fire erupted. "Forty fire engines and around 200 firefighters went to the scene - but their equipment didn't reach much beyond the 11th floor". London Mayor Sadiq Khan said that many questions must be answered about safety for the scores of other apartment buildings around the British capital .
  • Fans at parade cheer on Penguins for Stanley Cup win

    Fans at parade cheer on Penguins for Stanley Cup win

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    The city says it will provide a crowd estimate, but planners predicted as many as 500,000 people might show up. After all, winning a Stanley Cup is not easy, and capturing two in a row is not done often, so don't be surprised if this year's parade has a few more thousand fans lining the streets than last year.
  • Teen police cadets steal 3 LAPD patrol cars

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    Beck said Thursday that the department is trying to determine whether the trio impersonated officers. Beck said during Thursday's news conference that a third stolen vehicle was found as part of the investigation. A patrol officer spotted both vehicles together and separate pursuits subsequently began. The woman driving the auto was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
  • Obama Called Sen. Jeff Flake After Ballfield Shooting

    Obama Called Sen. Jeff Flake After Ballfield Shooting

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    Are you friendly?' And he yelled back, 'Yes.' And then I could see him come around the dugout, but he was wounded. "And then we had to apply pressure to that wound to try to keep the bleeding down", Flake recounted. Among those hiding alongside Flake was Congressman Roger Williams of Texas. "He'd dragged himself off of the infield into the outfield", Flake recalled.
  • No local members on GOP's baseball team

    No local members on GOP's baseball team

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    Courageous Capitol Police officers are being praised for saving an untold number of lives on a tiny ballfield here yesterday when they took on a lone shooter armed with a rifle and a handgun. Steve Scalise was shot in the hip, and officials said three other people also were hospitalized. "We believe the shooter has been living out of his vehicle in the vicinity of East Monroe", said Timothy Slater, FBI special agent in charge.
  • Shooter at Republican Baseball Practice Contacted Congressional Office 10 Times

    Shooter at Republican Baseball Practice Contacted Congressional Office 10 Times

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    We never interacted with him. Lawmakers noted their good fortune in having armed protectors on hand - "Thank God", they exclaimed over and over - and said otherwise the shooter would have been able to take a huge deadly toll. Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. His Facebook page prominently features Sanders' image.
  • Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

    Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

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    Rep. Roger Williams , a Texas Republican whom Barth works for, was also hospitalized and released with an injury to his leg. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Arizona Sen. Time and again, the stories are the same almost 10 years after his election to Congress, of Scalise staying in touch with the New Orleans area where he grew up.
  • The sad duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting

    The sad duty now his, Trump calls for unity after shooting

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    The shooting of a Republican congressman at a baseball outing on Wednesday occurred in an increasingly threatening climate in Washington , one local congressman said. Mike Bishop, R-Michigan, told "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley. "This shooting is an attack on all who serve and on all who participate in our democracy", Giffords said.
  • Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

    Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

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    Neither Scalise nor the hospital have posted an update on his condition since Wednesday night when the hospital said he was critical but stable. Majority Whip Steve Scalise is facing a third surgery today, one day after police say IL gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire during a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • President Trump Slams Report of Obstruction of Justice Probe

    President Trump Slams Report of Obstruction of Justice Probe

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    The Comey firing itself has turned into a blunder of such epic proportions that Donald Trump is now under investigation for obstruction of justice , the Washington Post reports , citing anonymous officials. The former FBI director told senators: "I was sacked, in some way, to change - or the endeavour was to change - the way the Russian Federation investigation was being conducted".
  • Senators press Trump on tapes of Comey visit

    Senators press Trump on tapes of Comey visit

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    He did not indicate whether the committee would hear him in public or closed session. He said in the letter he will send a deputy to that hearing and instead appear before the intelligence committee. Kamala Harris , D-Calif., asked Comey a series of questions about Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation during the two weeks between Trump expressing his "hope" that Comey could let go of the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Sessions' ...