• Annual Charity Baseball Game Still On After DC Shooting
Annual Charity Baseball Game Still On After DC Shooting

The MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday released details about Scalise's condition, saying he sustained injuries to his internal organs. The members of Congress sheltering in the dugout helped a tourniquet onto Barth's leg, then stayed in the dugout for cover. The GOP lawmakers' team was taking batting practice when gunshots r...

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  • Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice
Donald Trump investigated for possible obstruction of justice

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Tuesday , June 13, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington , before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey , his Russian contacts during. Trump said when he dismissed Comey on May 9 that the reason was the former FBI chief's handling of the investigation int...

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  • Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police
Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police

A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. The hospital where Rep. Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last ...

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  • Trump travel ban dealt new legal defeat
Trump travel ban dealt new legal defeat

Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin talks about a USA appeals court decision on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban Monday, June 12, 2017 in Honolulu. The court noticed that even the federal officials were skeptical how effectual the first executive order might prove. The court's decision Monday follows a ruling last month by a...

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  • Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign
Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign

Police initially tweeted that the suspect was among five people transported to the hospital, though Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown later refused to confirm that. Real change can only come about through nonviolent action, and anything else runs counter to our most deeply held American values. The two wounded officers, later identified b...

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  • Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships
Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

Before heading to the technical college and meeting with Walker, Trump arrived Tuesday afternoon in Milwaukee and spoke briefly about efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "You're not going to have companies fleeing like in the past", he said. Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca said Trump is pulling a "bait and switch" by claiming he car...

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  • Trump investigated for obstruction of justice
Trump investigated for obstruction of justice

Donald Trump derided claims of collusion between Moscow and his associates as "phony" Thursday after reports the head of a probe into Russia's alleged election meddling is investigating him for obstructing justice . Mr Trump's legal team quickly denounced the report on Wednesday. The NSA said in a statement that it will "fully cooperate with t...

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  • US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father
US student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father

The North Korean government said Warmbier went into a coma after he suffered an attack of botulism - a type of food poisoning - and was given sleeping pills. Nauert offered a timeline of events: In May of 2017, Yun met with high level officials within the North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the sidelines of separate Track II discussio...

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  • Cosby Spokesman: Deadlock Shows Jury Has Doubts
Cosby Spokesman: Deadlock Shows Jury Has Doubts

The 44-year-old Toronto woman, who spent seven hours on the stand last week, was in the gallery as portions of her testimony were read back to the jury. "I said 'I trust you.' I took the pills and I swallowed the pills down". She woke up on the couch early in the morning with her clothes disheveled, she said.

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  • Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign
Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

For example, his public Facebook posts date back to 2012 and are almost all about his support for liberal politics. "We have identified and removed the suspect's profiles for violating our community standards". That's when Bill Schaumleffel recalled hearing shots being fired outside his house, which stands about 500 feet behind Hodgkinson's home. H...

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  • Chuck Grassley won't rule out obstruction probe
Chuck Grassley won't rule out obstruction probe

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice. The New York Times also reported the story. The Iowa Republican announced Thursday that the committee won't advance the nomination of Stephen Boyd to be assistant attorney general for legislative affairs until he gets responses to a...

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  • Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury
Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

Tests did not turn up evidence of botulism , which the North Koreans had claimed Warmbier contracted before being given a sleeping pill and not waking up, doctor Brandon Foreman said. Warmbier's family said they were told by North Korean officials, through contacts with American envoys, that Warmbier fell ill from botulism some time after...

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  • Kathy Griffin fears career axe after 'severed Trump head' backlash
Kathy Griffin fears career axe after 'severed Trump head' backlash

United States comedian Kathy Griffin tearfully accused Donald Trump and his family Friday of trying to ruin her life, revealing she had faced death threats from supporters of the president over a prop depicting his bloodied, severed head.

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  • Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings
Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings

New York, California and nine other states are suing the Trump administration over its failure to finalize energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products. Maier stated he did not think the three women who Brinkman allegedly killed had known or heard of the Johns. Brinkman was in the custody of police in North Royalton on...

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  • Husband who robbed bank to escape wife sentenced to home confinement
Husband who robbed bank to escape wife sentenced to home confinement

After the teller handed him the money, Ripple waited for police. Lawrence John Ripple told a judge that when he conducted the robbery in September, he didn't feel like himself and was depressed due to recent heart surgery. In court on Tuesday, Ripple's public defender called the robbery a "cry for help". He was accompanied by his wife in cour...

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  • MI officials vow to fight charges over Flint water crisis
MI officials vow to fight charges over Flint water crisis

Nick Lyon , the director of the MI department of health and human services, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office , making him the highest-level official to be charged. The corrosive river water caused lead to leach from pipes and into drinking water. People can get sick if they inhale mist or vapor, typically from coo...

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  • Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated
Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated

Other victims reportedly include U.S. Capitol Police officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey; Zack Barth , an aide to Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas; and lobbyist Matt Mika . Trump said in remarks to the nation. "We got a lot of hearts in this country, great hearts, and they're all sending their love and support to the Scalise family".

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  • Friend: Suspect once had child visitation issues
Friend: Suspect once had child visitation issues

In this photo provided by Kevin Wood, UPS workers wave from the rooftop of a UPS package delivery warehouse where a shooting took place Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. This item has been corrected to reflect dispute was over visitation with their young child. Shaun Vu said Thursday he encouraged Jimmy Lam several years ago to...

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  • Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Baseball Practice Shooting
Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Baseball Practice Shooting

President Trump visited Scalise in the hospital on Wednesday, calling him a "fighter". The suspect, who also owned a shotgun, is believed to have obtained a permit to carry a concealed weapon in the last two months or so. He underwent surgery and is in critical condition at the time of writing of this article. Rep. Davis (R-Ill) said he and...

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  • Family: Michigan native shot multiple times in chest, arm
Family: Michigan native shot multiple times in chest, arm

GOP lawmakers visiting Mika at the hospital told the Washington Post that they were unable to get updates on his status. Family members of Matt Mika say the MI native suffered multiple gunshot wounds and remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition after surgery.

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  • Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

He fled house arrest past year while awaiting trial with other sect leaders for alleged food stamp fraud and money laundering. Jeffs, 57, was captured in South Dakota on Wednesday night and was being held in jail without bond, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office.

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition, hospital says
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition, hospital says

The gunman was killed by multiple police bullets in what Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown described as "a ferocious gun battle". Police can also protect other lawmakers in certain circumstances, such as when they are threatened. A senior administration official told the network that the mood inside the hospital was somber during Trump's visit,...

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  • Death toll of 12 expected to rise in London tower block fire
Death toll of 12 expected to rise in London tower block fire

Speaking on Radio 4's Today programme, the Labour MP insisted that tower blocks, similar to Grenfell Tower , should have been demolished. Some experts have suggested that the waterproof material may have accelerated the fire's quick ascent up the block.

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  • What we know about the Congressional baseball victims
What we know about the Congressional baseball victims

And I have a feeling that Steve has made a great sacrifice, but there could be some unity being brought to our country. A Capitol Police officer "was using our dugout as kind of a shelter to fire on the gunman, and I kept yelling 'Are you friendly?" We also expect to hear more from members of congress tomorrow before they head home to their distric...

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  • Trump Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice
Trump Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

The Senate intelligence committee won't probe whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice over the FBI's investigation into his former associates and their contacts with Russian officials, leaving the criminal inquiry to special counsel Robert Mueller .

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  • Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting
Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

He's been identified by law enforcement as 66-year old James Hodgkinson from the state of IL. In all , five people were wounded when investigators said Hodgkinson opened fire with a rifle. Members of congress and their staff went to a Virginia field to practice for a charity baseball tournament. Barth and Williams both credited the C...

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  • Sen. Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DNA
Sen. Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DNA

Harris asked him straight up: What is that policy and did you actually look at it? Harris: Mr. Sessions , I asked for a yes or no. The exchange was an nearly exact repeat of last week , when McCain cut in on her intense questioning of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and committee Chairman Richard Burr told her to stop and let...

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  • 'All Hell Breaks Loose' as Evangelical Convention Refuses to Condemn White Nationalism
'All Hell Breaks Loose' as Evangelical Convention Refuses to Condemn White Nationalism

The eventual decision, which was met with a standing ovation as about 5,000 delegates or "messengers" voted at their annual convention, exposed divisions within the SBC . The Southern Baptist-affiliated organizations both partner with Southern Baptists to facilitate volunteer missions, chaplaincy and creating new churches.

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  • California firms up marijuana rules, will allow deliveries
California firms up marijuana rules, will allow deliveries

It would also allow municipal officials to decide on whether growing facilities and dispensaries can be set up in the area as opposed to allowing the local voters to decide. By 2018, state officials must have crafted regulations and rules governing the emerging legal marijuana market with an estimated annual sales value of $7 billion - ranging from...

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  • Video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice
Video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice

The annual Congressional baseball game will go on as planned Thursday night at Nationals Park in the United States capital. The AP reports the shooting occurred around 7:00 a.m. Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader first elected to the House in 2008, was in stable condition and undergoing surgery. Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a st...

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  • Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball
Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

The shooter was identified as James T Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". "My thoughts and prayers today are with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , staffer Zach Barth, and Capitol Police Officers K...

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  • Russian Federation collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General
Russian Federation collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General

He also provided resistance that may offer a boost to a crisis-weary White House that has been unable to shrug off the dark cloud over the Russian Federation investigation. "But if there's one thing we know about magical creatures, it's that if you ask them a question they don't like, they'll just make up rules for why they can't answer", Noah joke...

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  • Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave more than two hours of sometimes heated testimony Tuesday, with Democrats demanding details of matters including conversations with President Donald Trump , interactions with the Russian ambassador and the firing of FBI Director James Comey .

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  • Belleville man identified as Alexandria shooter
Belleville man identified as Alexandria shooter

Local media has identified the shooting suspect as James Hodgkinson of IL. His condition was not immediately known. "I am shocked & praying for the safety & recovery of my friend Steve Scalise & all the others shot , including the officers", Donnelly said in another tweet.

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  • Trump did have effect on Virginia primaries
Trump did have effect on Virginia primaries

Terry McAuliffe. Jill Vogel of Fauquier County for lieutenant governor and John Adams for attorney general. Perriello fought Northam to nearly a draw in both Loudoun and Prince William Counties, but in wealthy and increasingly diverse Fairfax County, where nearly one-out-of-six of the Democratic primary votes were cast; Northam defeated Perriello...

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