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Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

Tim Slater , the special agent in charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office Criminal Division, said Hodgkinson was "struggling in all kinds of different ways" at the time of the shooting. "I got in the vehicle and left, and found out later that my Republican colleagues were targeted by an active shooter", Duncan said. Following the shooting, officials found a piece of paper on Hodgkinson with the names of six members of Congress, though no context was given on why he had written down their ...



Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup for extra rest

Prior to his straight-sets victory over Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's final at Roland Garros , Nadal had not tasted glory on the biggest stage since his 2014 triumph in Paris . Nadal's desolation then was in stark contrast to the joy he showed here at the moment of victory, lying flat on his back in customary fashion to celebrate a remarkable achievement.


Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

Nadal's total Grand Slam title count now stands at 15, moving him past Pete Sampras into second on the Open Era men's leaderboard , behind Federer (18 ) and ahead of Djokovic and Australian legend Roy Emerson , both of whom have 12 majors to their names.



Confed Cup: Chicharito Scores As Resilient Mexico Hold Portugal

The controversy may subside for the time being, as Mexico prepare to face a New Zealand side ranked 95 in the world before an expectedly sparse crowd in Sochi. Another defensive error led to Mexico's equaliser just before the break as Raphael Guerreiro lost sight of Raul Jiminez's cross and Carlos Vela popped the ball back across for Hernandez to head in.


Novak Djokovic made top seed for Aegon International in Eastbourne

Novak Djokovic made top seed for Aegon International in Eastbourne

The WTA side of the tournament features seven of the world's top 10 female players including world number one Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova (number three), 2016 champion Dominika Cibulkova (number six), 2009 champion Caroline Wozniacki (number eight), and Britain's world number seven Johanna Konta.