Rand Paul: 'We're Actually Very Lucky' Capitol Hill Police Prevented 'Massacre'

The precautions come several days before thousands converge on the city ahead of Sail Boston. Politicians from Missouri and IL have issued statements following Wednesday morning's shooting at the charity baseball practice in Virginia . Senator Paul estimated at least 50 shots were fired in quick succession. Doug Stafford, the chief strategist for Rand Paul, confirmed via Twitter that the Kent... [Full Article...]

Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals

He made sure that was just a minor hiccup, though, as he bounced back in the 129-120 Game 5 victory to help lead Golden State to its second championship in three years. STEPHEN CURRY: Going into this year we knew how important he was going to be for us, not only in the regular season, but in the Playoffs, as a physical presence and the minutes that he played. [Full Article...]

House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

The shooting occurred at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, where lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice. According to law enforcement, the shooting is considered a deliberate attack. During a press conference authorities from Alexandria and Capitol Police said it is very early on in the investigation and they will not say much about the incident. [Full Article...]

GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP

Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was shot in the hip and underwent surgery, but was otherwise listed in stable condition. Mostly House representatives and some senators, Republicans versus Democrats, play each other. on days Congress is in session, Rooney said. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) on Wednesday said before the shooting at a baseball practice field in a Washington, D.C., subu... [Full Article...]

At least 2 people shot at congressional baseball practice

Senator Mike Lee told Fox News that the gunman was dead. She said the officer was then evacuated by helicopter. " Steve Scalise is in leadership and that's the only reason there was security detail there at all". "The gunman was over by the third base dugout with a clear view of the field". "I look around, and I see a rifle and I see a little bit of a body", he said. [Full Article...]

Sessions says has no knowledge Trump-Russia collusion

While no one but Sessions can know his exact motivation for dodging the questions, most of the questions he ducked involved whether or not he had discussed the investigations into Russian Federation and former national security adviser Michael Flynn , or their role in the decision to fire James Comey with the president. [Full Article...]

Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops

Texas police seize 600 pounds of meth-laced lollipops Diaz said officials believe the man and woman had taken the drugs from the residence where the burglary was said to be taking place. Diaz asked reporters. But investigators say they are made of meth. The deputies explained they auto was packed so full the doors would not close properly. (CNN) - Police investigating a reported burglary have seized nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine-... [Full Article...]

Twins collect a franchise-record 28 hits against Mariners

Twins collect a franchise-record 28 hits against Mariners Best to forget this one. Sabathia completed the inning before exiting the game. The 20-7 rout by the Twins was record-setting bad - and not in a good way for the Mariners . "And the pitches that I thought were good seemed to find holes". Molitor's visit snapped him back to reality and a steady diet of sinking fastballs from that point on. [Full Article...]

Search for inmates who killed two guards during escape from prison bus

A Georgia sheriff says authorities still have no idea where two escaped inmates wanted in the killings of two guards are right now. The suspects are now armed with the officers'.40 caliber pistols, according to police. "Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards ", Deal stated. Governor Nathan Deal says the two fugi... [Full Article...]

Do you know the history of Flag Day?

Do you know the history of Flag Day? Flag Day is celebrated every year on June 14, and it honors the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777. The Continental Congress made a decision to pass the first Flag Act on June 14, 1777, deciding the new nation needed a flag which would consist of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white, the union would have 13 white stars in a blue field. [Full Article...]

Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting outside NH liquore store

Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting outside NH liquore store The investigation into the exact circumstances surrounding the shooting continues, MacDonald said. Jones was later pronounced dead at Portsmouth Regional Hospital, MacDonald said. Authorities are reviewing surveillance video from the liquor store, MacDonald said. "The guy was in between the store, in between the two glass doors and the auto", witness Bruce Baldwin said. [Full Article...]

US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen

US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen Warmbier was detained at Pyongyang airport while on his way home to the USA in January 2016. In March 2016, a North Korean kangaroo court, after a one hour show trial, concluded, according to the state-run North Korean Central News Agency, that Warmbier had committed a crime "pursuant to the US government's hostile policy toward [the North], in a bid to impair the unity of its people after enterin... [Full Article...]

'Totally illegal': Trump says Lynch gave Clinton 'free pass' on email server

'Totally illegal': Trump says Lynch gave Clinton 'free pass' on email server Trump, in the same tweetstorm, called the media "Fake News" and claimed the media creates "purposely incorrect stories and phony sources to meet their agenda of hate". "Cruz absolutely supports Lynch testifying before [the] Judiciary committee", Cruz spokesperson Catherine Frazier told the New York Post. "I don't know whether it was intentional or not", he said. [Full Article...]

Singer Christian Guardino wins Howie Mandel's Golden Buzzer - America's Got Talent 2017

Mel B shouted "What just happened?!" while Heidi said he has "an unbelievable gift" and Simon declared him "one of my favorite contestants I've seen this year". Guardino will automatically advance to the live shows in the coming weeks and will be joining Cowell's golden buzzer pick, Mandy Harvey , as well as Mel B's golden buzzer recipient, Darci Lynne Farmer . [Full Article...]

US Attorney General Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'

Sessions denied meeting privately with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in April past year. Warner cited reports that a friend of Trump's suggested that he was considering removing Mueller from the investigation. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Showers, thunderstorms this week

Forecast: Showers, thunderstorms this week Friday , highs will be back in the upper 80s, but scattered showers and storms will be around again. Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 98. Expect sunny skies and highs reaching into the upper 70s. Mostly cloudy , with a low about 64. The high will be 90 with a very small chance of a late day shower or storm, mainly north of the Triangle. Northeast wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks He did say, under oath, that you told him to let the Flynn - you said you hoped the Flynn investigation he could let -PRESIDENT TRUMP: I didn't say that . Washingtonians skipped work and poured into taverns to watch en masse, live on screen, what The New York Times called "the latest instalment of a reality show known as the Trump presidency". [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Sessions appeared before the intelligence committee just five days after Comey, whom Trump fired on May 9, told the panel Trump ousted him to undermine the agency's investigation of the Russian Federation matter. "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", he said. The US president was asked by a journalist if he would be willing to give his version of events under... [Full Article...]

30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze

30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze Eliane Lara spoke through tears as she told of witnessing fire take hold of the north Kensington flats. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton described the blaze in a statement as an "unprecedented incident;" the worst she had seen in a 29-year career. [Full Article...]

Barron Trump spotted playing with Fidget Spinner

Barron Trump spotted playing with Fidget Spinner After Melania and Barron officially, moved to the White House the president's in-laws dropped by to check out their daughter's new place. Mother and son broke with tradition by living at Trump Tower in NY since the inauguration so that Barron, now 11, could finish the school year uninterrupted; the president lived and worked at the White House. [Full Article...]

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