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Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery after shooting

Steve Scalise during this hard time and recognizing him by wearing LSU gear in support of his recovery", LSU President F. King Alexander said in a statement . The House on Thursday passed, by voice vote, a resolution expressing "gratitude for the heroic actions" of police officers at the scene of the shooting and "hope for a speedy and full recovery for the injured". [Full Article...]

Georgia manhunt: Escaped inmates accused of killing guards arrested in Tennessee

A manhunt for a pair of escaped United States convicts described as "dangerous beyond description" went nationwide Thursday, two days after they overpowered and killed their guards in a brazen jailbreak. The suspects stole the vehicle between 11 p.m. and midnight, according to Sills, who said they also have video surveillance of the men in that area. "They've had time to be halfway across the co... [Full Article...]

Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

Just like Johnson, he rarely made them. Three more birdies on his inward nine took him to seven under and a piece of US Open history. Brian Harman, Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka were close behind Fowler at five under, while Patrick Reed had a strong opening round and sits at four under. [Full Article...]

Judge to hear challenge on new Indiana abortion restrictions

Judge to hear challenge on new Indiana abortion restrictions According to Richards, each day Planned Parenthood is open 8,118 people receive some sort of health care. Barker peppered Indiana Solicitor General Thomas Fisher about that change and two other provisions of the law that are being challenged. [Full Article...]

Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russian Federation story

President Donald Trump has told his Twitter followers they are witnessing the "single greatest witch hunt in American history". A source familiar with the Mueller investigation confirmed the report, saying an examination of possible obstruction of justice charges was "unavoidable" given testimony by former FBI Director James Comey , although the issue may not become the main focus o... [Full Article...]

Former Trump Aide Calls Senator Kamala Harris "Hysterical" for Doing Her Job

Former Trump Aide Calls Senator Kamala Harris The tense moment in Harris's questioning of Sessions occurred six days after she was reprimanded by Burr for what the chairman said was a lack of " courtesy " in her and other senators' questions to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. HARRIS: I'm asking about the DOJ policy you referred to. Most of Sessions' answers to questions on his conversations with President Trump about the Russian Fed... [Full Article...]

USA college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

USA college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio An American college student imprisoned by North Korea and in a coma for more than a year was freed Tuesday and arrived last night in his home state of Ohio. The U.S. government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns . As the Americans continued to push for the Swedish diplomats to see all four, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations urgently requested a m... [Full Article...]

Rand Paul says the Capitol Police prevented 'many people' from dying

Rand Paul says the Capitol Police prevented 'many people' from dying Numerous players in the congressional game Thursday night were wearing Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a graduate of the school, as they assemble at Nationals Park in Washington. "Her heroic actions yesterday don't surprise me in the least". "The United States Capitol Police is dedicated to its mission to protect the U.S. Capitol, members of Congress, staff and the visiting ... [Full Article...]

Trump Considering Firing Special Counsel? Just Another Example Of Stirring The Pot

Still, Chris Ruddy , the CEO of Newsmax and a Trump friend, suggested the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel. Ruddy never spoke to the President regarding this issue. "Chris Ruddy speaks for himself", Spicer said. Collins' question was prompted by recent media reports that Mueller's role leading the DOJ's Russian Federation in... [Full Article...]

Blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin, pilot injured

Henrik Stenson struggled to a 2-over 74 but had this shining moment on his second shot at the par-4 11th. "Definitely not U.S. Open-like", Marc Leishman said . Authorities told reporters who arrived at the crash site that no one else was on board but the pilot. It was McIlroy's highest score in 27 rounds of a U.S. [Full Article...]

Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'

Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked' Back in IL at least one friend of Hodgkinson - who didn't give his full name - defended him, saying, "I just want to let people know he wasn't evil, that he was exhausted of some of the politics going on". Robert Becker , director of Sanders' Iowa campaign , said staff workers could not recall Hodgkinson. Trump responded to the incident, calling for calm: "We may have our differences, but we do... [Full Article...]

Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

Trump makes case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap President Donald Trump said Thursday "very good " GDP numbers will be announced soon, while speaking at a White House executive order signing. "I don't think the general public knows that we have these registered apprenticeship programs", she says. [Full Article...]

GOP offers 'compromise' state budget with familiar reforms

GOP offers 'compromise' state budget with familiar reforms Dukes. "I'm running, and I mean, dirt is flying up from the bullets hitting the ground", he added. "And we can't just ignore it". The 66-year-old man from IL named James Hodgkinson had a history of violence, volunteered for Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign and argued for higher taxes on the rich. [Full Article...]

Capitol Police officer played high school and collegiate basketball

Capitol Police officer played high school and collegiate basketball But at Thursday night's congressional baseball game, for which lawmakers were practicing when they were fired upon, Pence said the best of America will shine. . Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by fede... [Full Article...]

Deadlocked jury in Cosby trial wraps up for the night

Deadlocked jury in Cosby trial wraps up for the night The announcement of a deadlocked jury created a hubbub of energy outside the Montgomery County courthouse. The jury has gone back over various accounts of the incident from both Cosby and Constand , asking that trial testimony and key documents be reread to them. [Full Article...]

9th Circuit Upholds Block on Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has released the following statement on the Ninth Circuit's decision on President Trump's Executive Order: "President Trump's Executive Order is well within his lawful authority to keep the Nation safe". [Full Article...]

Putin: fans expect more from Russia's misfiring soccer team

Snowden, a former contractor for the CIA, was given asylum by Russian Federation for leaking classified information from the National Security Agency to journalists. Mr Putin , who will turn 65 this year, has dominated Russia's political landscape for 17 years and remains popular with many Russians. Putin's marathon call-in - where he fielded questions from people across Russian Federation - ... [Full Article...]

Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says

Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says If the attack stunned Capitol Hill, the political animosity that apparently motivated it seemed familiar. "We're united not as Republicans and Democrats but as United States representatives", Barton said . He had not yet changed out of his practice uniform, a stark emblem of the tragedy. All we would have had would have been baseball bats versus a rifle. [Full Article...]

Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game Players on both the Republican and Democrat teams will reportedly wear LSU gear during the game in honor of Scalise, who is an avid fan of Tiger baseball. Hodgkinson's Facebook page is largely political. In recent months, Hodgkinson called Congressman Mike Bost's office at least 10 times with complaints about the Republican's stance on health care and his voting record, Bost said in a statem... [Full Article...]

Chance Of Thunderstorms Area Wide For The Overnight

Chance Of Thunderstorms Area Wide For The Overnight Cloudy skies will follow into tonight , along with a slight chance of showers between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Friday night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Today A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Tuesday: A chance of showers. Tonight . Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. [Full Article...]


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