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Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, had campaigned for Bernie Sanders in November's presidential election and filled his Facebook page with screeds against Donald Trump and previous year against Hillary Clinton, the Democrat who won the nomination but lost the general election to Trump.


Australia to hold first nationwide gun amnesty in 21 years

Australia to hold first nationwide gun amnesty in 21 years

Australia's Justice Ministry announced Friday a firearms amnesty after a series of terror attacks involving illegal guns left several people dead and many injured. dollars) or up to 14 years in jail. "This is an opportunity for people to present the guns to authorities, no questions asked and with no penalty", the Justice Minister said.


Virginia baseball field shooting

Virginia baseball field shooting

Leaders decided the game will go on as scheduled at Nationals Park in Washington , home of the city's professional baseball team. The crowd chanted "USA!" "God bless the police and first responders for their bravery and for taking quick action to ensure that this tragedy wasn't worse", she said, adding, "I hope the outcome of this tragedy will be unity, where we put our partisan differences aside and recognize that we are all here for a common objective".


India top exporter of information, computer, telecom services

India top exporter of information, computer, telecom services

While Singapore is top in innovation input - a position it has maintained for the past seven years - it is ranked 17th in innovation output this year, up from 20th last year. Within the Association of East Asian Nations grouping, Singapore is the top performer in most of the indicators, with a few notable exceptions including ICT services exports, where the Philippines leads, and expenditure on education, where Viet Nam leads.



Sikh community helps London blaze survivors

The prime minister said today an inquiry is needed to ensure "this bad tragedy is properly investigated". Thirty-seven people were being treated for injuries across six city hospitals after Wednesday's deadly blaze at Grenfell Tower , with 17 of them still in critical care, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said .