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Hospital says Scalise has improved, 'will be in hospital for some time'

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The practice was being held ahead of the annual Congressional Baseball Game , which raises money for charity. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains critical but improving after the Virginia baseball field ambush. "Congressman Scalise is a friend, and a very good friend", Trump said . "There was a lot of camaraderie", Aguilar said. Hodgkinson later died after a shootout with police. Read More »

Canada's Brooke Henderson shoots 63, leads Meijer LPGA Classic

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Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson fired an eight-under 63 in the first round on Thursday to sit alone on top, but included in a six-way tie one shot behind are fellow major winners Lexi Thompson, Shanshan Feng and Stacy Lewis. She won the major KPMG Women's PGA Championship previous year and has three tour victories. She said Thursday's round is a confidence booster. "And like I said, once the putts start dropping, then really good things can happen". Read More »

Outgoing NIU president to get $600000 severance deal

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As I said then, the staff members brought on board in 2013 and 2014 were hired to make urgent changes that I believed were necessary to move the University forward at a key time when it was under great scrutiny from federal agencies. I have many feelings today, but the one I want you to know is my abiding respect for this university - its commitment to research, scholarship, artistry and engagement, how much it values diversity and inclusion, and how welcoming it is to students of all ... Read More »

Israelis, Palestinians deny Tillerson remark on payments to attackers

The legislation would also give Congress the power to review and potentially block President Trump from easing or lifting Russian Federation sanctions, including penalties imposed by President Obama at the end of a year ago. However, the Trump administration still endorses a budget proposal that would increase aid to the Palestinian government by almost five percent, bringing the total amount of US aid to around $215 million. Read More »

Trump slams report on obstruction probe

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In his testimony on June 8, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed Trump had fired him over his role as lead of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and Trump campaign associates' possible ties to Russia. Read More »

Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

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The FBI said the 66-year-old home inspector had been living out a van near the park since March. Mrs. Hodgkinson said her husband sold nearly everything from his businesses before he moved to the east coast. " I was under the impression he was going down there to protest ", said his niece, Michelle Travous. James Hodgkinson was killed in a gunfight with Capitol Police after the shootings . Read More »

Reality Winner, 25, Charged with Leaking Russian Hacking Secrets to News Media

Ed Tarver, former U.S. District attorney and Federal prosecutor spoke to NewsChannel 6 about the likelihood of victor being released on bond and the charges she could face if convicted. While it is clear from her social media accounts that she is not a fan of President Trump , Winner had to know what she was doing and the consequences if caught, right? "Her words to me were that she was really scared that they would make her disappear". Read More »

World Turns On 'Anti-Trump Special Counsel' Robert Mueller

Investigators are said to also be looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates. President Trump on Thursday criticized reports that he is now under investigation for obstruction of justice in connection with the firing of FBI Director James Comey , denouncing it as another "witch hunt" that is unfairly targeting him. Read More »

Trump Hits Clinton In New Tweets

But it is the revelation that the president himself is now under investigation that could prove a seismic development for the nation and Donald Trump's presidency. When the Federal Bureau of Investigation asked permission to examine this computer, it was denied. "This is not the way the justice system is supposed to work", Trump's attorney added. Read More »

Secret Service claims to not have Trump tapes

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He also is set to meet with eight governors at the White House on Thursday. The Secret Service said a review of its main indices found no records related to the request. 'Oh, you're going to be disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry'. While the agency said they did not posses either, that does not preclude the possibility that other individuals or agencies recorded White House conversations secretly. Read More »

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured in South Dakota

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Jeffs, he said, handed over his actual ID and filled out the form to complete the deal. Haug said Jeffs re-arranged his name during the transaction, going by Jeffs Lyle Steed. Barnhart said the agency is working to determine if the unidentified tipster will get a reward. Barnhart says authorities estimate Jeffs was in the area for a couple of weeks and lived out of his auto . Read More »

Senate committee to probe Comey firing

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On Tuesday, Donald Trump's attorney general faced grilling from members of the Senate Intelligence Committee about his alleged meeting with Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , D.C., back in April 2016. On the contrary, Sessions adored Comey when he was targeting Clinton. Either Comey was the ultimate pro who could be trusted to handle his business or he was someone who Sessions had decided months before needed to go because he had badly mismanaged his role in the 2016 ... Read More »

Trump Slams Russia Probe: Why Isn't Hillary Being Investigated?

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In a pair of earlier tweets , Trump called the investigation "phony" and the "greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". The interviews with the national security officials are a sign that Mueller is prioritizing the question of obstruction, says Washington Post reporter Adam Entous, and turning the focus on the president himself, not just his administration. Read More »

Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to 2016 campaign

Louis reports . And had volunteered for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign", Sanders said, according to CNN . Read More »

Bernie Sanders Fundraised Off Giffords Shooting, Blamed GOP Rhetoric For Violence

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After the attack on Wednesday, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch sent a reporter to Hodgkinson's house. Neighbours also reported that he had been distraught by the news of Mr Trump's election, but hadn't seen him in several weeks. They stayed overnight at the home of a Sanders supporter in Rock Island, Ill. Police have not said if the attack was politically motivated, while at least one congressman leaving the practice described an encounter as he left the baseball practice, in which ... Read More »

Trump on Comey: 'He's a leaker.' Won't Confirm Whether Tapes Exist

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He also lashed out at the media for not reporting on "the great economic news since Election Day" and called Democrats "obstructionists" with no plan. He is a good guy. "I would be glad to tell [special counsel Robert Mueller] exactly what I told you", he said. Intelligence agencies have concluded Russian Federation sought to interfere in the election, including by leaking hacked Democratic emails and engaging in propaganda efforts. Read More »

Turkey to fast-track troop deployment in Qatar

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Parliamentarians attend a swearing-in ceremony at the Turkish parliament in Ankara , Turkey , June 23, 2015. Turkey's parliament on Wednesday ratified two deals on deploying troops in Qatar and training the Gulf nation's gendarmerie forces. Read More »

Trump Creates New Apprenticeship Programs with Bipartisan Executive Order

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and Trump's special adviser, daughter Ivanka Trump, have said this week that apprenticeship programs are a way to equip workers will the necessary training so these jobs don't remain unfilled. "If you're really interested in promoting apprenticeship, you have to invest in that skills training", said Mike Rosen, president of the Milwaukee chapter of the American Federation of Teachers union. Read More »

Ex-Penn St officials sorry didn't do more in Sandusky case

Spanier, former athletic director Tim Curley and former vice president Gary Schultz are to be sentenced later Friday for failing to alert authorities to the allegation against Sandusky. Schultz and Curley pled guilty to misdemeanor child endangerment charges in March. The initial conspiracy and endangerment case against Spanier and the two other administrators had languished for years, managed through multiple Pennsylvania attorneys general and dissected and reshaped by appellate court ... Read More »

Trump Under Investigation for Possible Obstruction of Justice, Report Says

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Trump said he fired Comey for poor performance, though he ealso reportedly told a group of Russian officials that the Comey dismissal would help get the Russia probe behind him. "I think, frankly, our story shows that the president is by no means out of the woods as far as the investigation goes", the Post's Barrett told NPR . Read More »

CNN sues for release of Comey memos

The interviews with the national security officials are a sign that Mueller is prioritizing the question of obstruction, says Washington Post reporter Adam Entous, and turning the focus on the president himself, not just his administration. Read More »

Sanders condemns Virginia shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

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Steve Scalise and four other men shook the capital to its foundations this week, prompting bipartisan calls for lawmakers to re-embrace civility and bridge their ideological differences. The suspected shooter at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday belonged to several anti-Republican groups and campaigned for former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in 2016. Read More »

US Senate approves sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election

Debate on the amendment included not only the usual scaremongering about the threat of Russia, but also consistent attacks on President Trump for having willingly met with top Russian officials since taking office, with Sen. However, they could not predict if it would come up for a final vote before lawmakers leave Washington at the end of July for their summer recess. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed Tuesday concern that the new sanctions might impede the Trump administration's ... Read More »

Police identify UPS drivers killed by co-worker

As co-workers bolted from the building, the gunman apparently fired more shots at people outside. Nick Lyon is the highest-ranking member of Republican Gov. Four people were killed in the #Shooting at a #Ups facility in #San Francisco, California. Two others were injured in the attack. Mayor Ed Lee said authorities saved lives with a "very proactive response". Read More »