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United States congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting

United States congressman Steve Scalise still critical after Washington shooting

Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. "He is more responsive, and is speaking with his loved ones". Federal Bureau of Investigation agents continue to search for evidence on the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017 , the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La.


Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

Because Scalise is a member of House leadership, Capitol Police were present at the field. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). House Majority Whip Steve Scalise listens during an interview in NY on October 8, 2014. The fact that his injuries brought him close to death was not widely known initially. Sava said Friday that there were still hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but that doctors "have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point".



Troops launch assault on Mosul's Old City

Taking back the Old City , a densely populated warren of narrow alleyways on the western side of Mosul , is crucial to recapturing the whole of the former IS bastion. ISIL is preventing civilians fleeing and plans to use them as human shields ahead of final battle for Old City, UN says . She said that "conditions in the Old City are desperate", with very little food and no clean water, and the United Nations expects nearly everyone to try to get out - "probably 120,000 to 150,000 ...


Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

French President Emmanuel Macron leaves his house to vote in France's parliamentary elections. REM has already had a boost after its candidates came first in 10 of the 11 French overseas constituencies that voted before the mainland. Turnout, though, could touch record lows , in a sign of voter fatigue after seven months of roller-coaster campaigning and voting, but also of disillusionment and anger with politics that could eventually complicate Macron's reform drive.



Bodies of missing sailors found in flooded compartments of U.S. destroyer

The bodies were taken to the US Naval Hospital in Yokosuka. The Navy said that the families were being notified and provided the support they need during "this hard time". The Japanese coast guard said it received an emergency call from the container ship, the ACX Crystal , reporting the collision around 2:20 a.m. (17:20 GMT Friday).



Mumbai bombings trial: six convicted, one acquitted

India accuses Pakistan of sheltering Ibrahim, a charge Islamabad denies. Prosecution has proved that he was one of the main conspirators, the judge held. November 4, 1993: Over 10,000 page-long primary charge sheet filed against 189 accused, including Dutt. NOV 19, 1993 Case handed over to CBI. Abdul Qayyum was acquitted.