Congressional Baseball Game breaks records for fundraising, ticket sales
23 June, 2017, 05:02
U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks' name was on a list of assassination targets found on the body of James T. Hodgkinson - the suspect killed after wounding five people at a Republican congressional baseball practice Wednesday.
O'Connor said Bost's office has turned over all of their communications from Hodgkinson to U.S. Capitol Police. Franks added that "it's clear that (the shooting) was premeditated", but he declined to confirm the existence of a possible list, citing the ongoing investigation.
The names on the list reportedly include Reps. Brooks and Franks' office further directed all inquiries to the Capitol police, who declined to comment.
CBN News contacted the offices of the acongressmen; however, staff say they can not make any further comments because it's an ongoing investigation.
Tropical Storm Cindy has formed in Gulf of Mexico
The outlook states "this activity will likely peak from Thursday through Saturday when numerous storms are anticipated". Bret impacted Trinidad and Tobago with heavy rain Monday night and continued to affect the northern coast of Venezuela.
France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
The same popular discontent with traditional politicians that swept Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency is behind his success. The newly elected French National Assembly will be the most diverse ever, with younger and more ethnically diverse MPs.
All three members of the House whose names were reported by The Daily Caller are members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. Both Duncan and Brooks attended Wednesday's baseball practice.
The shooter who injured Scalise was identified last week as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, who died of injuries received during a shootout with police on the scene.
The message from congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana on Sunday says: "Steve's greatest joy is being a father to Madison and Harrison, and a husband to Jennifer".
Scalise had been upgraded to serious condition last Saturday, four days after he was shot in the hip by a gunman in Alexandria, Virginia.
To celebrate, NASA has launched " Kepler Exoplanet Week" from June 17 through June 23, with events scheduled across the Bay Area. Kepler has already found dozens of worlds of interest and has still only looked at a tiny part of the galaxy.
Yesterday, the government announced parliament will sit for two years, instead of the usual one, as it prepares for Brexit . Procession: Prince Philip and the Queen on the way to the Houses of Parliament for the Queen's Speech in 2016.
However, the win was bittersweet as Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro was hospitalized with a suspected leg fracture. The win puts the Selecao one top of Group A ahead of Russian Federation who won their first game against New Zealand .
The #White House accepted that Kushner was the main key to the President's last trip to Israel and Palestinian areas on May 22-23. They say the U.S.is promising to be actively involved and may even present a declaration of principles as a guide for talks.
He had severe brain damage and was sent from North Korea on 13 June to a hospital in his home city of Cincinnati where he died. This is a regime that regularly kidnaps foreign citizens and keeps 120,000 North Koreans in barbaric gulags.
He says: "We are not the initiator of any conflict and war but we do not tolerate creation of insecurity in our country". The UK, another key coalition ally, said it would continue to take part in air operations despite Russia's warning.
Once you start clicking the dots, the composition is played on loop as per the notes and the instruments you select. He created special effects for Fritz Lang's 1929 Woman In The Moon , one of the first sci-fi rocket movies.
He padded away Akashdeep Singh's shot on goal in the 25th minute to end the second quarter with advantage to Scotland . Canada face Pakistan in their opener at 10.30 PM IST on Friday and will face India the very next day at 6.30 PM IST.
Jon Snow is the new King of the North, and half Targaryen , but we weren't sure how Sansa Stark was taking the proclamation. The popular HBO programme, which is partly filmed in Northern Ireland, will begin its penultimate season on July 17.
Senate Budget rules allow GOP leaders to scrap almost every element of the health legislation that passed the House . About half a dozen Senate Republicans have expressed doubt that the chamber will act on a health bill in 2017.
Bill Cosby's accuser takes the stand in sexual assault trial
But there she was, making an appearance unexpected by all, perhaps especially by Montgomery County Court Judge Steven T. More than 50 women have said that Cosby assaulted them, but the statute of limitations has run out in almost all cases.
LG to unveil the LG V30 on August 29th, says report
The company will officially announce the device during an event taking place one day before IFA kicks off, on August 31. However, considering this report to be true, LG will be adding the third smartphone in the V series.
Portugal looks to return to winning ways
Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. "It wasn't the result that we wanted", said Ronaldo. Santos praised his team for their dedication under pressure to hold on to the lead.
All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze
Much of the buzz is around what the Vegas Golden Knights will do in the draft and via trades, but there's plenty going on. From the resulting lists of unprotected players, the Golden Knights are permitted to claim one player from each team.
Edmonton's McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
The two-way Bruins star beat out Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and joined Bob Gainey as the only players to win the Selke four times. That award is also known as an MVP trophy, but is voted on by the players rather than writers like the Hart Trophy process.
Nigeria's population to overtake U.S. by 2050
The report said the current world population, which is 7.6 billion, is expected to increase to 8.6 billion in the next 13 years. In addition to slowing population growth, low fertility levels lead to an older population, the report noted.
Apple unveils 'HomePod' connected speaker at WWDC
What sets it apart are its smarts; that puts it up against other "smart" speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home . Still, the HomePod costs a bit more than numerous traditional speakers with which it wants to compete.
SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Free Speech
In his opinion for the court, Justice Samuel Alito rejected arguments that trademarks are government speech, not private speech. The students took suggestions and then organized a vote, which included alumni who still lived in the area, on the top names.
Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?
He said Trump's tweet was not a confirmation of the investigation, but instead a response to a report in The Washington Post . Angus King said he doesn't understand why President Donald Trump and his attorney general appear uninterested in the issue.
Prodigy of Mobb Deep Passes Away at 42
Prodigy , one-half of the hip-hop duo Mobb Deep with Havoc , was one of the illest storytellers to ever grace the culture. They had briefly parted ways in 2012 but reunited and released their last album, The Infamous Mobb Deep , in 2014.
Trump cancels Obama's 'one-sided' Cuban deal
Diplomatic relations will remain in tact and commercial air and sea links will be exempted from the new restrictions . It also regretted "a reversal in relations between the two countries".