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'Further expenses' will be covered for Grenfell Tower victims, Government vows

Witnesses of Wednesday's disaster said some people jumped from their flats, while others saw babies and children being dropped into the arms of people below. The Times reported that the type of cladding used on the building was banned in USA buildings taller than 40 feet (12.2 metres) because of fire safety fears.


Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly. He was identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old IL native with a history of lashing out at Republicans and their policy agenda.



Scalise Still in Critical Condition, Improving After Second Surgery

Scott Applewhite, File). Congressman Steve Scalise speaking at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana . Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . He was one of five people wounded Wednesday in an attack on a Republican team practice in Virginia. Hundreds of bullet fragments remain in his body.


Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

He died after officers in Scalise's security detail and local police fired at him. The FBI said he had been in Alexandria since March, living out of a van near the park. "He's going to be OK". Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre presented the game ball to Capitol Police special agent David Bailey , who came out on the field on crutches after being injured in Wednesday's ...



Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack

Ten men, aged between 18 and 44, remain in custody on suspicion of terrorism offences in connection with the attack, police have said. Six people, including two cousins of attacker Salman Abedi, have been released without charge. Abedi, 22, was captured on CCTV wheeling a blue suitcase which is at the centre of the investigation. The latest reports by police came as the American singer Ariana Grande visited fans injured in the attack.


Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - wounded in yesterday's attack - threw out tonight's first pitch . Congressman Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) remained in critical condition as of Thursday. He always drank Budweiser from a can and drank alone, barely speaking to anyone, including the bartenders. Asked about her husband's decision to leave for an extended period of time , Hodgkinson said that her daughter and two-year-old granddaughter had recently moved home.