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Alleged Gunman in Congressional Baseball Attack Identified

Scalise, the majority whip and No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives. "You never expect a baseball field in America to feel like being back in a combat zone in Iraq, but this morning it did". Hodgkin allegedly came to the practice, and opened fire on the practice field in Alexandria, Virginia. The shots were reported at 7.30am local time this morning near a YMCA.


G7 talks dominated by USA quitting accord

G7 talks dominated by USA quitting accord

President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the USA will withdraw from the Paris Agreement-adopted by almost 200 countries in 2015 and aimed at limiting global climate change-has created a sharp split between the United States and the other G7 countries on climate policy, which is on full display in the environment ministers' communique .



"Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water: Scotland's Sturgeon

I want to pay tribute to all of the SNP candidates, who campaigned so hard, but who will not be returning to Westminster... This call for another referendum was pushed too forcefully and in retrospect seems to have been done only for Sturgeon's personal gain.


Suspect in shooting of GOP lawmakers in Virginia identified

Suspect in shooting of GOP lawmakers in Virginia identified

The police reported that the gunman is now in custody, but did not release his name. Officials said none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening. Scalise dragged himself toward right field in the opposite direction of the gunman, Flake said . Scalise is the first member of Congress to be shot since Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords survived a January 2011 attack that killed six people.