Top US Republican Steve Scalise shot at Virginia baseball field

Top US Republican Steve Scalise shot at Virginia baseball field

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others were injured when a gunman opened fire on members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game this morning at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia. Five people were injured in the shooting, including Scalise, R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, as well as the suspect. Scalises office said Scalise was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery. He is listed in stable condition, his office said. 10 days ago
Michael Gove dismisses talk of UK remaining in the Single Market

Michael Gove dismisses talk of UK remaining in the Single Market

Michael Gove has played down concerns that a potential Confidence and Supply agreement between the Conservatives and DUP could undermine the governments impartiality in its dealings with political parties in Northern Ireland. Speaking in Westminster, the newly appointed environment secretary also dismissed talk of the UK remaining in the Single Market, as the government prepares to embark on negotiations with Brussels. 11 days ago
Tillerson: Gulf states blockade against Qatar hindering US military actions

Tillerson: Gulf states blockade against Qatar hindering US military actions

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged for calm and an ease to the blockade imposed against Qatar by the Arab nations. He said the diplomatic row was causing unintended humanitarian consequences like food shortages, the forced separation of families and children being pulled out of school. Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain and the Western-recognised governments of Libya and Yemen as well as the Maldives cut ties with Doha on 5 June, accusing it of supporting terror groups, including the Islamic State. The countries also denounced Qatars perceived tolerance of Saudi Arabias arch-rival, Iran. 14 days ago
Watch Donald Trumps really weird first full cabinet meeting

Watch Donald Trumps really weird first full cabinet meeting

US President Donald Trumps staff took time to praise their boss direction and commitment to the American worker on 12 June during their first full cabinet meeting. The meeting was swiftly mocked online and by Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, who posted a video skit on Twitter in which his staff showered him with compliments. 11 days ago