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Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list Scalise and three other people were shot early Wednesday at a park in suburban Washington as they practiced for a congressional charity baseball game. The 51-year-old remains in a critical condition. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Dr Sava said. [Full Article...]

Congressional Baseball Game Brings Healing To Fans & Players

Congressional Baseball Game Brings Healing To Fans & Players Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived " in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said . "And because of him, and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring - he's having a hard time, far worse than anybody thought - our country will perhap... [Full Article...]

Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Crowd to Call for Unity: 'Let's Play Ball'

As congressional Republicans and Democrats joined Thursday night in their annual baseball game, played this year in Scalise's honor, word came from the hospital that he remained in critical condition , but had "improved in the last 24 hours". [Full Article...]

US Open Day Three

The lead, however, belonged to Brian Harman . Rose was also vulnerable at two over, a score that left him one shot outside the cut line with Friday's later starters still to tee off. It's the first 63 at the U.S. Open since Vijay Singh in 2003 at Olympia Fields and the fifth overall in tournament history. "So it's pretty simple, I just didn't get it in the hole fast enough". [Full Article...]

McAuliffe: 'We Lose 93 Million Americans a Day to Gun Violence'

McAuliffe: 'We Lose 93 Million Americans a Day to Gun Violence' Virginia requires background checks at commercial, licensed retailers, although background check requirements are more relaxed for private sales, such as at gun shows. The shooter has since been identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson , who was shot by police and later died from his wounds. Other members of Congress and their family members were present. [Full Article...]

The Jurors In Bill Cosby's Trial Are Deadlocked

The Jurors In Bill Cosby's Trial Are Deadlocked It was at Temple she met Cosby, a member of the board of trustees. O'Neill told jurors Thursday night, "I am proud of each and every one of you ... The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial told the judge this morning they are deadlocked . Yet before they were released for the evening, a rattled O'Neill bizarrely brought in the exhausted-looking jury, appeared to chastise them, and ... [Full Article...]

Congressional Baseball Game LIVE STREAM

Lobbyist Matt Mika also remains in serious condition, while congressional staff Zach Barth and U.S. Capitol Police officers Agent David Bailey and Crystal Griner continue to nurse their own injuries. President Donald Trump sent a video message to the game, highlighting Scalise who remains in critical condition on Thursday after several surgeries. [Full Article...]

Lee: No evidence that Trump obstructed justice

Lee: No evidence that Trump obstructed justice US Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday invited US President Donald Trump to testify before the Senate about his interactions with former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) James Comey . It was not clear exactly what Trump meant by "prevalent" - a point made in a flurry of Twitter postings by critics of the president. Trump says he will comment in the "near f... [Full Article...]

Wife of man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise speaks out

Wife of man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise speaks out They also signed oversized cards sending well wishes to those who were injured in the shooting , including Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana. After accepting it gracefully, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice". Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas. "I think that the president contributed to this significantly", said Rep. James Clyburn of SC, the No. 3 House Democrat. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP paves way for ObamaCare repeal bill

Cassidy also said "states would have the opportunity of more aggressive waiver system in which they could adapt to their unique circumstance". The CBO said May 25 that Republicans' revised bill would undermine insurance markets in some states and result in 23 million more people without insurance. [Full Article...]

Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

The Office of Government Ethics on Friday released almost 100 pages of President Donald Trump's financial disclosures, but they do not include tax records. Donald Trump holds up his book 'The Art of the Deal , ' Nov. 21, 2015 in Birmingham, Ala. After he was elected president, the annual membership fee for club was doubled to $US200,000. [Full Article...]

Rep. Scalise undergoes third surgery, fellow Rep

A former congressman who formerly held the seat now held by Scalise says his condition is serious. The crowd got to its feet when the announcer mentioned Scalise. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". "And let's keep the Warmbier family and the Scalise family and all of the victims of the congressional shooting in our hearts and prayers", Trump continued. [Full Article...]

Va. governor: 'There are too many guns on the streets'

Va. governor: 'There are too many guns on the streets' Shortly before noon, President Donald Trump announced at the White House that the shooter has died. Pro-gun voters lean heavily toward the Republican Party. In 2016, McAuliffe and Democrats joined with Republicans in a rare legislative compromise on gun control. AWR Hawkins is the Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and host of " Bullets with AWR Hawkins ", a Breitbart News podcast. [Full Article...]

Iraqi troops move into Mosul's Old City, last IS stronghold

Amira Abd El Khalek, public information officer with the UN's refugee agency, said that the UN's was "extremely concerned" about the remaining civilians in Mosul and that their top priority is to get them out safely as soon as possible. She warned conditions are "desperate", with little food and no clean water. "They are surrounded by fighting on every side". Since the battle to retake Mosul b... [Full Article...]

Deputy Attorney General: Donald Trump can't fire special counsel Robert Mueller

The White House said in a statement that Ruddy 'never spoke to the President regarding this issue'. Rosenstein noted that he is the only one who could fire Mueller, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to be sued over foreign government payments

In January, a watchdog group called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington launched the first lawsuit in this kind, followed by a D.C. Reaching back to the nation's founding, they said the Emoluments Clause was a "material inducement" - a provision to entice states to join the union - because many , including Maryland , had similar prohibitions in their own constitutions. [Full Article...]

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation The tweet , which seems to confirm that Trump himself is under investigation , appears to reference Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as "the man" investigating him. U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favour. Mueller is now leading the investigation into whether Russian Federa... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Clinton in 'witch hunt' tweets

Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller , both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say. Rosenstein told the Associated Press earlier this month that when he hired Mueller he discussed the possibility of having recuse himself "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation" and if recusal is nece... [Full Article...]

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

In recent days, there have been major rumors that the president was thinking about firing Mueller. On Thursday, Trump blasted news reports that he is under criminal investigation as a " witch hunt " against him led by some "very bad" people. [Full Article...]

Baseball practice shooting raises debate over gun control

Baseball practice shooting raises debate over gun control Many gun control groups spent the immediate aftermath of the shooting privately contemplating their strategy. The governor said he talks about the need for more background checks on gun purchases and for closing the gun show loophole all the time . [Full Article...]


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