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GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

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Steve Scalise and several other during an early morning baseball practice on Wednesday, had a list with the names of several other congressmen, CBS News reports . She added her husband hadn't told her much before he left, but he made clear plans to leave, selling nearly everything he owned from his businesses. Read More »

Jury in Cosby sexual assault trial begin deliberations

He says he gives her drugs. He is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each of which carries a possible 10-year sentence. The jury comprised of seven men and five women from the Pittsburgh area. He highlighted inconsistencies from Constand , who initially gave different dates for the alleged assault and varied details about events before and after. Read More »

Trump acknowledges, for the first time, that he is under investigation

Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he is being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , describing the probe as a " witch hunt ". Still, the snowballing investigation has deeply angered Trump , who denies he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation. Terming Comey's allegations untrue, Trump later said he was willing to testify under oath but Mueller's reported investigation into the president's actions means that Trump will have to live ... Read More »

Trump cancel's Obama's deal with Cuba

Some might argue that Obama's changes to USA policy have benefited American tourists and companies more than ordinary Cubans. The U.S embassy will continue to function in Havana and so as the diplomatic and commercial ties that will prevail. Read More »

PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power

The DUP, under Mrs Foster, is close to striking a deal with the Conservatives that would allow a beleaguered Theresa May to form a minority government in London. Her spokesman said Britain would not change its stance on Brexit, though May told her lawmakers she would seek a broader consensus in the party on her approach. Read More »

US officer acquitted over shooting of black motorist

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Protesters took to the streets Friday evening in response to a Ramsey County jury's acquittal of St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights. Meanwhile, Ms. Reynolds testified in court, that Mr. Castile had been trying to cooperate and reach for only his driver's license. Choi lingered on the fact that Castile was polite and cooperative in the traffic stop that led to his death. Read More »

Five killed in Florida workplace shooting

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Police are investigating a "multiple fatality" shooting at a business headquarters in Orlando, Florida , according to Capt. Angelo Nieves with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Neumann was discharged from the Army in 1999 and lived alone without family in the area, officials said in identifying him. Three months later, the same employee again told a judge about violent encounters with Neumann saying, "Out of the blue Neumann attacks , ambushes him from behind some bushes while he ... Read More »

Castile trial had video evidence _ but not of key seconds

He was just doing his job". "He made a terrible mistake", Choi said after the verdict, referring to the officer. "I urge each of us to move forward in a way that is peaceful and respectful of everyone - residents, demonstrators and police officers alike", Mayor Christopher Coleman said in a statement. Read More »

Is President Trump right to change Obama's deal with Cuba?

Even as Trump predicted a quick end to President Raul Castro's regime, he challenged Cuba to negotiate better agreements for Americans, Cubans and those whose identities lie somewhere in between. But individual "people-to-people" trips by Americans to Cuba, allowed by Obama for the first time in decades, will again be prohibited. Under the changes, Washington will tighten rules on individual USA citizens travelling to Cuba. Read More »

The top 3 miss US Open cut

With birdies on the four of the last six holes, he shot 71. Hideki Matsuyama's 65 was the round of the day , leaving him two off the lead on five under par. There is a palpable excitement around the grounds at Erin Hills due to the packed leaderboard that portends a thrilling weekend and the fact that the course has shown well-challenging yet fair. Read More »

Tulsa's Mike Neal Talks About Long-Time Friend Scalise After Shooting

The Friday visit announced by Ryan's staff comes with Scalise in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Scalise was rushed to MedStar Washington Hospital Center and was immediately taken into surgery. Sava estimates there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's pelvis and says doctors don't intend to try to remove them all, as that could cause more harm than good. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 - Team Scalise

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she favors more money for the U.S. Capitol Police, which is seeking an 8 percent increase to almost $427 million for next year. The charity event came one day after one of Congress's own was seriously wounded in a gun attack that has only highlighted the vitriol coursing through Capitol Hill and much of the United States. Read More »

Most Americans disapprove of Trump's job

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Seventy-five percent of Americans disapprove of the job Congress is doing, the poll shows. Most Texans take a dim view of Russian Federation - with only 11 percent holding a favorable view - but there is a partisan divide. In the last week, the news for Trump has not been any better or worse than in a prior week. On Wednesday, a gunman opened fire on a field of Republican congressmen and staffers at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. Read More »

Congressman: I'll carry a gun now after Scalise shooting

Steve Scalise , who was shot Wednesday while practicing for the game with his colleagues. Capitol Police officer David Bailey , who chased down the gunman despite being wounded himself, hobbled out to the pitcher's mound on crutches to throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game. Read More »

Schumer calls for all-senators meeting on health care

First proposed by moderate Republicans, the idea has gained traction among party members, according to five sources involved in or briefed on internal discussions. That's vanishingly little time for the public to know what is in this law and influence their representatives. According to the Times, Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, said: "They're ashamed of the bill". Read More »

Counter-protests outnumber anti-Muslim hate marches across the US

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It's an organization the Southern Poverty Law Center classifies as an anti-Muslim hate group. Across the street, a few hundred people gathered with banners reading "Fascists out of NYC". MARTIN: So tell us what you saw at the rally you covered in upstate NY. This week, the group canceled its Batesville, Ark., rally after the law center revealed that neo-Nazi Billy Roper was the main organizer. Read More »

Twitter reacts to Putin offering Comey asylum

The Russian leader said , frankly, that it was "weird" that Comey jotted down these personal notes. When asked if he had talked to Trump in the a year ago or so, Stone said no but did say that he "directed him" in a scene that was cut out of his 2010 film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps . Read More »

The White House Can't Decide How to Attack James Comey

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In an angry early-morning tweet from his New Jersey golf club, the embattled president questioned Comey's character and whether he had broken the law in revealing their conversations. Comey's advantage over the President is that he paid close attention during their conversations, wrote down his impressions immediately after the conversations took place, and then shared these notes with others. Read More »

Russian Federation investigation: White House allies add pressure on Mueller

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Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media and friend of Donald Trump , floated the notion on Monday that the President might dismiss special counsel Mueller. Asked in a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing if there was any cause to fire Mueller, Rosenstein flatly replied: "No". 'But I think in the best case for the president is to be vindicated by allowing this investigation to go on thoroughly and independently'. Read More »

Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial

Yanez testified Friday he stopped Castile in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights because he thought Castile looked like one of two men who had robbed a nearby convenience store a few days earlier. Prosecutors insisted Yanez never saw a gun and had plenty of options short of shooting Castile, a school cafeteria worker they say was never a threat. Read More »

Castile trial had video evidence but not of key seconds

Castile's shooting drew national attention when his girlfriend streamed the aftermath on Facebook . "I am so very, very, very ... disappointed in the system here in the state of Minnesota", Valerie Castile said. Yanez testified that Castile, a school cafeteria worker, was reaching for his gun despite his commands not to pull it out. All six Baltimore officers charged over the 2015 death of Freddie Gray, due to spinal cord injuries suffered in the back of a police van, were eventually ... Read More »

Talk of unity wanes as Republicans, Democrats blame each other for shooting

Five people were injured. This week, we're focusing on the local connection to the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday, which was perpetrated by a 66-year-old man from Belleville. House of Representatives, had a capitol police detail with him at the practice. "I told the sheriff, 'I don't know what's the matter with that guy, but he can't be shooting like that, '" he said. Read More »