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Scalise likely to recover — Surgeon


Although it's easy to speculate, a law enforcement source told CNN that it's not 100 percent clear that the list was an assassination list. The list in question contained the names of Republican members of Congress as well as others as reported by The Daily Caller . Read More »

Amazon may replace a whole lot of Whole Foods cashiers with robots


Vanguard became the biggest holder of Whole Foods Market in February , owning $939.86 million in Whole Foods , which is about 9.5 percent of the company's market cap. With intense competition in the grocery industry from discount European chains like Lidl and Aldi entering the arena , Amazon will be working hard to beat competitors on prices. Read More »

Trump calls in tech CEOs for US government IT overhaul


Venture capitalist John Doerr asked for the government to open up its databases to private firms, saying it would transform health care. Kushner will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netayahu in Jerusalem and with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah as a Trump envoy, along with Jason Greenblatt, an assistant to the President and special representative for worldwide negotiations, the official told The Washington Post on Sunday night. Read More »

Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest

It's the latest evidence of the sheer dishonesty and callousness of the GOP's effort, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , to pass a health care bill out of public view that would strip coverage from millions in exchange for tax cuts for the wealthy. Read More »

Man Who Opened Fire on Congressmen Was a Loner With Set Routines


Likewise, what if entertainer Kathy Griffin had posted an internet video showing her holding up the likeness of the bloody, decapitated head of Obama? "He's a great fighter and he's going to be OK, we hope", the president said at the White House just hours after visiting Scalise at a Washington hospital. Read More »

New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care

A Republican senator is warning against rushing a vote on a GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation's health care law. Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) completed a procedural move on June 7 to ensure the bill could move directly to the Senate floor as soon as it was ready for a vote. Read More »

Nabra Hassanen, Muslim teen, killed after leaving Virginia mosque


Hassanen was walking with friends near the All Dulles Area Muslim Society ( ADAMS) Center at roughly 4 a.m. Sunday after Ramadan prayers when they got into a dispute with a man who drove past in a auto. Then, the driver jumped the sidewalk, forcing teens to run into the woods to hide. Torres was expected to appear in court this morning, police said. Mahmood said she generally feels safe in the Friendly City, but it's always scary to have something like this happen so close to home. Read More »

Whoopi Goldberg says media coverage of Trump was '98 percent' positive


Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald to investigate the unauthorized disclosure of the identity of a Central Intelligence Agency employee. "I mean you go down the list, and we've been here before", Gingrich said . Gingrich said Mueller would likely not be able to find any collusion or obstruction so he is going to examine finances. " Trump has a compulsion to counterattack, and is very pugnacious", Gingrich said. Read More »

Sessions says he will appear before Senate Intelligence Committee


Shelby is chairman of the Senate committee Sessions originally was scheduled to testify in front of on Tuesday on matters pertaining to the Department of Justice budget. At the time he said the investigation would be overseen by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who last month appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to conduct the inquiry. Read More »

More than $20000 raised for lobbyist injured in congressional shooting


The alleged shooter, identified by police as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in a shootout with police Wednesday morning after shooting Scalise and three others. Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava said. Read More »

Russia suspends coordination with US after downing of Syrian jet

The Russian defense ministry said in a statement that, starting Monday, it will track all jets and drones of the US -led coalition west of the Euphrates and treat them as targets. "But will not hesitate to defend Coalition or partner troops from any threat". The destruction of ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria also further limits the group's ability to project terror and conduct external operations throughout the region and the rest of the world. Read More »

Senate Obamacare Repeal Vote Could Happen As Soon As Next Week

Schumer warned Republicans on Monday night that "they shouldn't expect business as usual in the Senate". Senate Republican Marco Rubio said he hoped there would be "plenty of time for debate and analysis" on such a crucial bill. That was nearly four weeks of time on the Senate floor, as Democrats massaged the details of the measure (and came up with changes like the Cornhusker Kickback). Read More »

The Buckle reports payment system security breach


The Buckle Inc ., a clothier that operates more than 450 stores in 44 USA states, disclosed Friday that its retail locations were hit by malicious software created to steal customer credit card data. However, if your bank still hasn't switched to a chip-based system, or if you passed your card through the magnetic swipe reader due to forgetfulness or a defective chip, that means the malware crooks may have harvested your card information. Read More »

American band the Slants win Supreme Court battle over offensive trademarks


In a unanimous judgment that splintered on its reasoning, the Supreme Court correctly held that the "disparagement clause" of the Lanham Act (the federal trademark law) violated the Constitution. The band, called the Slants , argued that the name doesn't fall under the disparagement provision. Team owner Dan Snyder, a whiteskin , has refused to change the team name, even though doing so would probably result in millions of dollars in sales of new, non-offensive merchandise. Read More »

Supreme Court to review partisan redistricting


And the reverse applies in Democrat states, although they are fewer in number. Voting rights advocates sued, arguing that the partisan gerrymander violated the equal protection and free association rights of Democrats in the state. It said it would postpone the question of whether it has jurisdiction "to the hearing of the case on the merits". Four justices - only Justice Clarence Thomas remains of the group - said it was not the court's business to make such decisions. Read More »

Financial study: Americans are anxious sick over health care


Two of her three children have developmental disabilities. "If you have a family member or friend in a nursing home, their care is at risk as well", she said. "Mitch McConnell on the health-care legislative process, 2010 vs. 2017": "Reconciliation is an unusual tactic - generally reserved for budget and tax policy - that gets around Senate rules created to force a supermajority on bills". Read More »

Suspect Named In Van Attack On Worshipers Leaving London Mosque


He was taken to a hospital as a precaution, where he'll receive a mental health assessment, according to the statement. The Finsbury Park Mosque said the van "deliberately mowed down Muslim men and women leaving late evening prayers" at the mosque and the nearby Muslim Welfare House shortly after midnight. Read More »

Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

And one of Trump's lawyers, Jay Sekulow , said categorically on Meet the Press that, " The president is not and has not been under investigation for obstruction". "Guess I don't know for sure". "I'm not prepared to say that there's proof you could take to a jury, but I can say that there is enough that we ought to be investigating", says California's Rep. Read More »

'Road rage' cited in killing of Muslim girl in Virginia

Torres was detained and charged with murder on Sunday. "Please pray for me, please pray for me", she said on Sunday evening. Police have confirmed the identity of the victim, 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen . During the search, an officer spotted a motorist driving suspiciously in the area and arrested Torres, police said. Torres couldn't be reached for comment and CNN could not determine if he has retained a lawyer. Read More »