Democrats stage sit-in on House floor to protest no gun control votes

Democrats and Republicans nearly came to blows on the House floor during an extraordinary protest for a vote on gun control legislation.  Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas had approached the Democrats and yelled ‘Radical Islam!’ a few times. Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida started yelling back at him.  The two came within inches of …

Defence Secretary pays out thousands in compensation ISIS backed cleric

Suliman Gani, who launched legal proceedings against the defence secretary Michael Fallon for making claims he supported ISIS in a radio interview during the London mayoral contest Michael Fallon has paid thousands of pounds in compensation to a Muslim cleric he accused of supporting Islamic State, it emerged last night. Suliman Gani launched legal proceedings …