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Congressman shot during charity baseball practice in Virginia - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Congressman shot during charity baseball practice in Virginia - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM Bishop says Scalise was a "sitting duck" on second base. A top Republican has been hit in the shooting that took place during a baseball practise in Virgina, reports from the USA say. Carter says, "At about 7:15 a couple of security officers came in, which is very unusual because we only have members in there. He was dragging his body from the second base infield to the outfield to get away fr... [Full Article...]

McCarthy, Valadao react to shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise

McCarthy, Valadao react to shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise The gunman who shot a top Republican politician at a congressional baseball practice has died from his injuries, US President Donald Trump said . He would not reveal how many Capitol Police officers were on the scene initially. U.S. Capitol Police officers are being widely praised for helping to stop the attack. [Full Article...]

Who Is Rep. Steve Scalise? Republican Majority Whip Shot In Virginia

Members described Scalise dragging himself roughly 15 yards away from second base, where he had been playing, and lying there until the shooter was neutralized, at which point some of them ran to assist him and apply pressure to the wound until he could be evacuated. [Full Article...]

United States lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by man angry with Trump

United States lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by man angry with Trump In Alexandria, McAuliffe said the shooting , which eye witnesses reportedly said involved dozens of rounds from an assault style weapon, was another call for tighter gun control restrictions. Congressman Mo Brooks said he was on deck, preparing to bat, when the shooting started. " He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues". [Full Article...]

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, aides shot at baseball practice in Virginia

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, aides shot at baseball practice in Virginia The assailant, prepared with "a lot of ammo", fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana , a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover. Both teams have gotten up early for weeks to practice before Congress comes into session. The team was taking batting practice when gunshots rang out and chaos erupted. [Full Article...]

Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over 'alt-right'

Billy Levengood, a 32-year-old convention attendee from Oxford, Pennsylvania, said he will vote for the resolution , in part to help the denomination move beyond its origins. The denomination was formed in the 19th century in defense of slaveholders and has been trying to overcome its racist history. In encouraging the meeting to reconsider, Steve Gaines , president of the Southern Baptist Conve... [Full Article...]

International Business Machines Corp

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has risen 20.68% since June 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 18.61% the S&P500. At the end of March 2017 reporting period, 807 institutional holders increased their position in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ) by some 26,901,587 shares, 855 decreased positions by 34,893,458 and 265 held positions by 496,700,887. [Full Article...]

Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball

Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball So the House met for prayers. One of the worst incidents happened in 1998, when a gunman stormed through a Capitol door and shot and killed two members of the Capitol police, detective John Gibson and officer Jacob Chestnut. His demeanor was "calm", witness Falisa Peoples said. About the only digression came when Sen. Shortly after the shooting , Bernie Sanders, the former candidate for t... [Full Article...]


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