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People Turkish opposition party begins 250-mile protest march
Author: 0 Turkish opposition party begins 250-mile protest march

Rights groups and Turkey's Western allies have been unnerved by deteriorating human rights under Erdogan, and a crackdown following last July's failed coup that has seen 50,000 people arrested and some 150,000 detained or dismissed from various fields.

People Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice
Author: 0 Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice

Williams said he injured his leg and ankle diving to safety in the dugout. " Jeff Flake got his belt off and put a tourniquet on his leg and stopped the bleeding", Williams said. Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) likely being the first person shot at before Scalise was hit in the hip . He ran to the dugout, he said, right into his boss's arms.

People Vested interests distort genuine GST debate in state: Drabu
Author: 0 Vested interests distort genuine GST debate in state: Drabu

He said that they, as the opposition in yesterday's all-party meeting, urged the government to ensure the safety of special status and fiscal autonomy of the state. Separatists too have joined the chorus, opposing the rolling out of the GST in the restive J&K. "Let us have our own tax rules. Exclusive power of taxation is lost if GST is brought in and the constitutional amendment made", said Mr.

People Israel's prime minister: Med pipeline would be 'revolution'
Author: 0 Israel's prime minister: Med pipeline would be 'revolution'

In his remarks, Netanyahu shared that the father of his wife, Sara, "is the only one of a family of nearly 100 people who survived and therefore, this visit here is particularly moving for us because Thessaloniki is a famous city in Jewish history and in Greek history".

People Three killed in attack on mosque in Kabul, Interior Ministry says
Author: 0 Three killed in attack on mosque in Kabul, Interior Ministry says

General John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, has pledged to defeat the local IS affiliate this year. He said the attackers fled to the building's kitchen shortly after police opened fire on them but they blew up their explosive vests, killing one police and one civilian near them.

People Alum Wins Primary for Virginia Lt. Governor
Author: 0 Alum Wins Primary for Virginia Lt. Governor

Republicans nominated Ed Gillespie (62.9 percent) over Corey Stewart (26 percent) and Fred Wagner, and Jill Vogel (57.2 percent) for lieutenant governor over Bryce Reeves and Glenn Davis. "I don't know about you, but I'm inspired to keep fighting tonight", Perriello said. "The primaries left our campaign with a very strong cash on hand figure and a robust ground game that made more than 800,000 contacts during the primary powered by over 6,000 volunteers".

People James Hodgkinson's Wife Makes Statement Outside Belleville Home
Author: 0 James Hodgkinson's Wife Makes Statement Outside Belleville Home

Hodgkinson wounded four people including House Republican Whip, Steve Scalise . Two U.S. Capitol Police officers, Crystal Griner and David Bailey, who are members of Scalise's security team, also were wounded. A neighbor said she recognized one vehicle that may belong to a friend of Hodgkinson's wife, Sue Hodgkinson . The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly looking into his alleged anti-Trump Facebook posts.

Author: 0 London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17

The fire, believed to have been caused by a faulty fridge on the 3rd or 4th floor of the 24-storey block in the North Kensington district in the early hours, engulfed nearly the entire building in just half an hour, eyewitnesses said. The remains of a number of people are still inside the ruins of Grenfell Tower , in north Kensington. "The people who died and lost their homes, this happened to them because they are poor", said the MOBO award-winning artist, who resides in the area, in ...

People Bernie Sanders condemns shooting allegedly carried out by 2016 campaign volunteer
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders condemns shooting allegedly carried out by 2016 campaign volunteer

Details began to emerge of the individual identified as the assailant in Wednesday morning's shooting in Virginia as law enforcement officials identified the gunman as 66-year-old James T. Identified gunman, James T. Hodgkinson , was charged in 2006 for assault. President Donald Trump later said Hodgkinson was dead. - Scalise's office confirmed that he was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery.

People Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction
Author: 0 Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation. The leaders of the Senate intelligence committee say In a statement issued Wednesday that they "look forward to future engagements" with Robert Mueller .

Author: 0 Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

Second, it suggests that not only is the special counsel's investigation reaching upward in the White House but that is also broadening out from simply an attempt to answer the question of the breadth of Russia's hacking and whether it caught up any Trump officials in it.

Author: 0 Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims

Investigators were probing whether Hodgkinson - a 66-year-old Republican-hating zealot from IL - had long-planned the Wednesday attack on the Republican congressional baseball team as they practiced at the field in Alexandria, Va. Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. Laid back, rough around the edges. "That really meant a lot to me", he said.

People What Sen. Wyden Does When He's Not Questioning Comey or Sessions
Author: 0 What Sen. Wyden Does When He's Not Questioning Comey or Sessions

After watching the brutal takedown of Sessions long enough, Arizona Sen. She was the only senator to be interrupted and reprimanded, despite the fact that many senators - most noticeably Sen. But, of course, even she isn't immune to the kind of disrespect women often face from male colleagues. Her name has come up as a 2020 presidential candidate, but Harris , 52, dismisses talk about a future run.

Author: 0 Traumatized firefighters search for more London fire victims

A tenants' group had complained for years about the risk of a fire in the building. Those upgrades apparently included installing insulated exterior cladding , new windows and a new heating system. Methrob said residents had been concerned about safety, adding that there had been warnings "for over a year". Firefighters searched for bodies today in a London tower block gutted by a blaze that has already left 12 dead, as questions grew over whether a recent refurbishment contributed to ...

People London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims
Author: 0 London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims

London firefighters, many traumatized by the devastation, worked Thursday to make the building safe so they could continue searching for more victims. "The windows were slightly ajar, a woman was gesturing that she was about to throw her baby and if somebody could catch her baby", said another eyewitness.

People Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting
Author: 0 Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

The MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Mr Scalise had suffered fractured bones, internal organ injuries and severe bleeding after he was shot in the left hip. Zack Barth appeared on the "Today" show with his boss, Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, Thursday morning after being discharged from the hospital. "We believe the shooter has been living out of his vehicle in the vicinity of East Monroe", said Timothy Slater, FBI special agent in charge.

Author: 0 I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises

The state opening of parliament when the Queen reads a broad outline of the government's program is expected to take place two days late - on Wednesday. A Scottish Conservatives spokesman said: "Even for the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon's attack on the Conservative talks with the DUP takes hypocrisy to new levels".

People PM Nawaz Sharif appears before Panama JIT
Author: 0 PM Nawaz Sharif appears before Panama JIT

She also shared photographs showing the prime minister accompanied by her, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif, Special Assistant to PM Irfan Siddiqui and Senator Pervaiz Rasheed before he left for the Federal Judicial Academy.

People Egypt pushes ahead with islands deal after clashes
Author: 0 Egypt pushes ahead with islands deal after clashes

Another committee approved the deal on Tuesday after a three-day, often raucous review. Police and opponents of the deal clashed late Tuesday in central Cairo , with policemen kicking, punching and using sticks to beat several dozen protesters outside the national journalists' union.

Author: 0 Will Trump block Comey testimony? White House does not know yet

Mike Rogers about reports that Trump had urged them to say publicly there was no collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign. " Legal experts say Trump could invoke a doctrine called executive privilege to try to stop Comey from testifying".

Author: 0 Sheriff: Escaped inmates still on run with dead guards' guns

He said the two then carjacked a driver who pulled up behind the bus and fled in his Honda Civic down state Highway 16 in Putnam County, southeast of Atlanta. They were spotted 25 miles away in the city of Madison - just as a $60,000 (£46,890) reward was put up for any information on their location. "If you see these fugitives or the vehicle, call 911 and do not approach, ' Sheriff Howard Sills said".

People Chuck Fleischmann recounts scene of shooting at GOP baseball practice
Author: 0 Chuck Fleischmann recounts scene of shooting at GOP baseball practice

Also shot were a congressional staffer and members of the Capitol police force. Scalise was one of five people shot by James Hodgkinson early Wednesday. "I am sickened by this despicable act", the Vermont senator said. "Had Steve not been there, I think you would have seen many more injured and probably many killed", Mr DeSantis said.

Author: 0 Sessions denies improper collusion with Russians

Some Democrats grew impatient, warning Sessions was stonewalling on vital issues. James Comey never heard Trump show any interest in Russian hacking after the inauguration. Feinstein has said the Judiciary Committee should investigate, but had asked Grassley to keep the investigations separate. An associated problem was not mentioned in this hearing.