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Penn State hazing death video shows pledge's final hours

The fraternity brothers' actions, and inaction, were detailed in grand jury investigation findings released by the Centre County, Pennsylvania, district attorney last month. The grand jury report said that rush chairman Ems, 20, was seen by a witness near a station where pledges were directed to guzzle beer, and was one of four people to strap onto Piazza a backpack loaded with books to prevent him from rolling over. Read More »

The Weekly Investment Analysts' Ratings Changes for Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN)

Approach Resources, Inc. has 1 buy ratings, 7 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -37.93% from its high of $4.35 to a $236.66 million market value through last close. 05/03/2017 - Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. This increase is typical for the uptrend and shows the considerable optimism among investors. Read More »

Jailed US student flown out of North Korea 'in coma'

A source familiar with the government's efforts to free Warmbier says the State Department learned about the student's medical condition about a week ago. Any visit to North Korea by a high-profile American is a political minefield. "The visit was the first time the United States was able to confirm Warmbier's status after he was sentenced", Fox News reported . Read More »

Brandon McManus signs restricted free agent tender

The Broncos are a team that has an extraordinary history of kickers. McManus was 29-of-34 in field goal attempts last season (.853) and was 30-of-35 in 2015 before he went 10-of-10 in the team's run to a Super Bowl 50 win. But for most other pending free agents the Broncos have wanted to re-sign, the team has made deals in November and beyond. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr ., defensive end Derek Wolfe and safety Darian Stewart each signed long-term deals November 26 or later in the ... Read More »

Melania Trump Thanks First Responders After Baseball Practice Shooting


Susan Griffiths, a spokeswoman at the George Washington University Hospital, said two people from the shooting were being treated at the hospital, both in critical condition. Representative Mike Bishop of MI told a Detroit radio station the gunman "had a rifle that was clearly meant for the job of taking people out, multiple casualties, and he had several rounds and magazines that he kept unloading and reloading". Read More »

Local Reaction To Alexandria Shooting 11:31 Download


President Donald Trump also praised the reactions of the emergency services during an address to the country from the Diplomatic Room of the White House . After the attack, Doyle invited Barton's team to join the Democrats' team for dinner Wednesday night. The president has spoken to Scalise's wife and chief of staff, as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the chief of the Capitol Police. Read More »

McSally Announces To Standing Ovation That Baseball Game Will Go On


Rep. Steve Scalise , was among those shot in Alexandria, Virginia. Democratic Congressman expressed his thoughts on Twitter , also. A government official identified the shooter as an IL man named James. Both are "doing good ", Capitol Police Chief Matthew R. Verderosa said. He's listed in critical condition following surgery, per multiple reports . Read More »

Hodgkinson had rifle, pistol in GOP baseball practice attack

House of Representatives. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", Scalise's office said in a statement. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. The Associated Press reports that he had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Read More »

Neighbor says some UPS workers gather on roof


The gunman was identified by authorities as San Francisco resident Jimmy Lam. "It could have been worse", he said, "lives were saved today". Lefiti's cousin, Mack Toia, told KGO-TV ( he was at the UPS facility waiting to pick up Lefiti when he heard shots. Read More »

Scalise 'badly injured' in shooting but will recover, Trump says


Sen. Brooks said he and his GOP colleagues at the practice were lucky that Scalise, third in the House chain of command, was with them because his presence meant they had a security presence for protection. The other Republican coach is Rep. Roger Williams of Texas. "50 (shots) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Flake said when asked about the total amount of gunfire, including police returning fire. Read More »

Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead


In a statement, Mika's family said he was shot multiple times, was in critical condition and was now in surgery. Trump said he talked to Scalise's wife, Jennifer, and pledged "full and absolute support - anything she needs". Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge Tim Slater said it was "too early to say" whether it was an act of terrorism, or whether Scalise was targeted. Read More »

Video Obtained of Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice


Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, and others. The gunman was in custody, CBS News has confirmed. The gunman, identified by a senior US official as James Hodgkinson from the St. "The president entered the room, spoke with Scalise's family members and sat by his bedside with Mrs. Trump ", Press Secretary Sean Spicer said, describing the scene in the intensive care unit as emotional. Read More »

1 dead, 1 critically injured in multi-vehicle crash on the GWB


One of the victims had to be extricated from a vehicle, officials said. The three people with minor injuries and the person critically injured were all taken to Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital for treatment, FDNY officials said. All lanes of the upper level eastbound and one lane of the upper level westbound were closed. An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. Read More »

Sanders says he's 'sickened' by congressional baseball shooting


Hodgkinson was shot by Capitol Police and died from his injuries. Orear said he had no idea that Hodgkinson would be involved in something like a shooting . Let me be clear as I can be. Bernie Sanders said Hodgkinson volunteered on his campaign adding that he condemned the shooting in the "strongest terms". Read More »

The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field


Hodgkinson, who was reportedly armed with an AR-15 rifle and handgun, took aim at Mississippi Rep. Trent Kelly, who was playing third base, from outside the fence. Another victim of the shooting was Zack Barth, a staff member for Texas Rep. Roger Williams , Williams said in a post on Twitter . The shooting happened around 7:09 the 400 block of E Monroe Street, according to police. Read More »

Top Republican shot in Virginia


Wednesday. The Illinois resident who was taken to hospital after he was gunned down following the attack died from his injuries while he was being rushed to hospital. A uniformed officer got out of a vehicle, drew a handgun and shouted something to the assailant, she said. The NRA's slogan, that "the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun", deserves rethinking. Read More »

Gunman dead after attacking congressmen at Virginia baseball field

In his view, the media's overwhelmingly negative coverage of President Trump has been unfair, but does not feel the mainstream media's negative coverage is what drove Hodgkinson to open fire on Wednesday. The practices were for the annual Congressional baseball game that raises money for charity. And, Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not only of the entire city behind you, but of an entire nation and, frankly, the entire world . Read More »

House Majority Whip, Several Others Shot At Virginia Baseball Field

Bobby Rush, a Democrat, in a statement. "The only chance we had was the Capitol Police", Paul said. Hodgkinson, who spent most of his life in the community of 42,000 just across the Mississippi River from St. "He had a lot of ammo". The shooting will not keep him for attending public events, Costa said. "He was just walking and shooting", she said of the man, whom she described as white and wearing a T-shirt and shorts. Read More »

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds US lawmaker, then killed by police

As is often the case when you're losing blood, you're thirsty. "And we all laid flat, and the pops got louder - so I think the shooter was coming across the baseball field towards everyone". "Our thoughts and prayers are with him". We all must condemn this act of violence and depravity, and I anxiously await answers to understand why this disturbed individual apparently targeted these representatives of our democracy. Read More »

6 key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' Senate testimony

The attorney general has acknowledged two meetings a year ago with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergei Kislyak. Dianne Feinstein about whether he spoke with President Donald Trump about Comey's firing, Sessions said: "I'm not able to discuss or confirm or deny the nature of private conversations that I may have had with the president on this subject or others". Read More »

A look at the victims of the congressional baseball practice shooting


Davis shared a secret known to many people in political life, and perhaps not as many partisans: political opponents who debate on the legislative floor often manage to be friends. What events are Capitol Police required to work? Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said his officers had responded and engaged the shooter within three minutes. Read More »