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Gunman Opens Fire At Members Of Congress As They Practice Baseball

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., two federal law enforcement sources confirm to NPR's Carrie Johnson. He was transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he is now undergoing surgery. Brooks said 25 to 30 Republican members of the House and Senate had gathered for a practice a day before the annual charity congressional baseball game pitting Republicans against Democrats. Read More »

Virginia Governor Calls For Gun Control At Scene Of Scalise Shooting


In Alexandria, McAuliffe misspoke and said 93 million Americans are killed every day by gun violence. Similarly to the debates that crop up following every highly publicized shooting in the United States, people waged passionate arguments both for having stricter gun control laws and for looser laws would have helped prevent the attack. Read More »

Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Democratic Sen. "You're impeding this investigation". President Donald Trump again took aim at former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on Sunday morning, suggesting in a tweet that Comey might have secretly released even more information to the public than he has already admitted to doing. Read More »

Oklahoma jail escapees, including accused killer, captured after being spotted by fishermen


Investigators from multiple agencies narrowed their search to Dale and the North Canadian River after a fisherman reported a description fitting Trey Goodnight and accused killer Jeremy Irvin. "There's an area between the ceiling and. probably about a 10-foot wall". They were taken into custody without incident, authorities said. Sheriff Dougherty said in the interview with KOCO that he has met with contractors and "all three county commissioners" to come up with a plan to seal the ... Read More »

Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, people injured

Mark Coles, head of technical regulations at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, which sets helps standards for electrical installations in the United Kingdom, said the investigation into the blaze would look at why it wasn't contained in individual flats and was instead able to spread across the entire building. Read More »

CNN's Kirsten Powers Confronts Jason Miller For Calling Kamala Harris 'Hysterical'

Richard Burr and John McCain nearly shushed her . Then last week, when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified, Sen. POWERS: But how was that his hysterical? But as much as that, it was a way for the good ol' boys club of the Senate to preserve its own testicular privilege - as their colleagues worked out a secret healthcare bill sure to strip healthcare options from women - even if, in the sexist language these senators might understand, Sessions came off as a pussy and ... Read More »

Trump breaks silence, calls Comey a 'leaker'

While his public testimony has not revealed any breaking news about the Trump administration's alleged collusion with Russian Federation, the inquiry is seen as a defense of American democracy from not only foreign interference, but a possible attack on its very institutions from within the country's highest office. Read More »

Trump Tells Senators That House GOP Health Care Bill Is 'Mean'

In all, 20 Republicans voted against the AHCA and it squeaked through the House by a vote of 217-213. Rank-and-file Republicans , including Lindsey Graham of SC and Jeff Flake of Arizona, say they don't know what's in an emerging Obamacare replacement that's been under negotiation since the House passed its version in early May. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony


U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer plans to file a complaint over memos shared by former FBI Director James Comey about his conversations with the president , CNN reported on Friday. " So he lied about that? " the reporter asked. " Today we reaffirm and celebrate our strategic partnership that began more than 20 years ago", Trump said. Read More »

Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting


Steve Scalise and others involved in the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia. As authorities work to understand the suspect's motive in the shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va. The shooter was also taken to a nearby hospital. Audibly shaken, he told CNN that he saw at least five people shot. The Alabama Republican said he used his belt as a tourniquet to help one of the victims. Read More »

Kyrie, Cavs Fall To Golden State 4-1

How many football games will the WSU Cougars win this year? "That's something that they are always going to speak about, about you ". The Warriors have a core of four All-NBA stars, in their primes, eligible to be locked up long term. Read More »

Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US

Counterdemonstrators, though, outnumbered the protesters by about 2 to 1. Both marches began around noon about a block apart just south of the Oceanside Pier, and marchers passed each other peacefully at times. A darling of conservative media in the US, Gabriel never hesitates to play up her close ties within the Trump administration. A phalanx of bicycle police officers kept the sides separated during the sanctioned events, but conflicts flared as the gatherings concluded. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vigorously denies improper Russia contacts

He vowed to defend his honour "against scurrilous and false allegations". "Any suggestion I participated in, or was aware of, collusion with the Russians is an appalling and detestable lie ". In his opening remarks , Sessions stated unequivocally that he had never had any conversations with Russian officials about interference in the 2016 presidential campaign . Read More »

Alexandria police chief says five people taken to hospitals after shooting

Scalise is in stable condition after being shot early Wednesday at a baseball practice field in Alexandria , Va., according to multiple reports. Senator Paul said there was a tough decision to make: whether to run or not. President Donald Trump voiced sadness Wednesday after a shooting at a baseball practice in a Washington suburb left a top congressman and several other people wounded. Read More »

'Nervous' Jeff Sessions' attempt at Trump-like bravado falls flat

It reminded Washington of another attorney general who testified 10 years ago, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Here's a look at the top quotes from Sessions' hearing. A friend of Trump's says the president is considering firing Mueller, which would be a colossal constitutional breach. "You raised your right hand here today and you said you would solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and noting but the truth". Read More »

Interior chief recommends shrinking Utah's Bears Ears monument


He said he discussed the idea with the tribes and that they came away happy with the plan. He also suggests working with Congress to enable Native American tribes to co-manage cultural areas. Gary Herbert and other state leaders. "The Bears Ears National Monument contains some objects that are appropriate for protection under the act", Zinke wrote, referencing rock art and Native American ceremonial sites and dwellings. Read More »

Key takeaways from Sessions' testimony

Comey testified publicly last week the Federal Bureau of Investigation was aware of reasons it would be problematic for Sessions to remain involved in the probe before he recused himself. An order from the president would not necessarily qualify, he said. Shortly after his opening, Sessions said that if he had talked with Kislyak, "It would've been certainly, I can assure you, nothing improper, if I'd had a conversation with him. Read More »

Warriors well-built for success over the long haul


Obviously there were ups and downs and runs during the game, but you always could feel like we were so close to just breaking it open. "He's one of the best professionals I've ever been around". "So, this is the culmination of a year where they grew together and learned each other's games and got better and better all year, and it was just phenomenal to be part of". Read More »

Teachers to rally for raises ahead of Ann Arbor Schools budget hearing

The current real estate tax on that property at 64.99 mills is $1,755. The new millage rate reflects an increase of 0.475 mills from previous year. The letter, also approved by the School Board, calls for the creation of a city reserve fund for years when there is not enough money available under the property tax cap to reach the minimum increase needed for the contract. Read More »

Warriors Clinch NBA Title After Beating Cavaliers in Game Five

The. Q: To win this title at home in this building, what was that moment like to do it in front of these fans? . It was just ridiculous. "The streets are going to be packed with people so we want to make sure we can get them some Tees if that's what they're looking for", said Oaklandish's Milton Williams. Read More »

Huge fire engulfs London tower block, fatalities reported

Burning debris has been seen falling from the building. "What is most worrying, perhaps, is that there are fleets of ambulances here and on this side of the building, at least, there is no sign of them being used to treat people". Around 50 people have been taken to five hospitals in the capital. Around 200 firefighters and 40 fire trucks were deployed to the blaze, the London Fire Brigade said. Read More »

Texas grand jury indicts deputy, husband in death of man

This undated photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office shows the booking photo of Houston-area sheriff's deputy Chauna Thompson. But the case has moved quickly, propelled by local activism, a graphic video, and an apparently sympathetic sheriff and district attorney. Read More »