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Author: 0 Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scalise was injured along with four others in the shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Sava said that when Scalise arrived at MedStar, he was in "shock" and had an "imminent risk of death". The shooter was identified as James Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ".

Local GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'
Author: 0 GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

John Cornyn (R-Texas) told the Associated Press that the end of July is a more reasonable deadline. (Trump helpfully described the House measure as " mean " during a meeting Tuesday with Republican senators.) Well, great, and a Category 4 hurricane is a bit less harrowing than a Category 5.

Local Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows
Author: 0 Trump retains assets worth at least $1.4 billion, new disclosure shows

President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation - a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. The document however did not reveal his net worth, which he had once claimed was $10 million. The report, which presents an imperfect window into Trump's assets, debt and income, is the third of its kind released since he announced his candidacy in 2015.

Local Twitter Reacts To Philando Castile Shooting Verdict That Acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts To Philando Castile Shooting Verdict That Acquitted Officer Jeronimo Yanez

Motorist Philando Castile was fatally wounded by Jeronimo Yanez after he was stopped in his vehicle in Falcon Heights, St Paul, in 2016. They argued that the officer overreacted and that Castile was not a threat. Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria worker, was shot during a traffic stop July 6 in a St. Paul suburb, just seconds after he informed Yanez he was carrying a gun.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan to Donald Trump: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Sean Spicer denied Ruddy spoke to the president about the topic, however former House Speker Newt Gingrich tweeted Monday Republicans might be "delusional" if they think special counsel would be fair. He said Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not involved in the Russian Federation probe and has not been briefed on it since his recusal. "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Ruddy said.

Author: 0 Trump visits Camp David for the first time

Almost five months into his presidency, it's Trump's first visit to a frequent destination for many of his predecessors. In fact, President Trump once cracked a joke about Camp David, calling it "rustic". Jimmy Carter used it for peace talks between Egypt and Israel. White House staffers said little Saturday about what Trump plans to do at the Navy-run facility.

Author: 0 Amazon to Buy Whole Foods Market for $13.7 Billion

Following Amazon's move to plant a bigger stake in the food-selling business, shares of Walmart tumbled 4.6%, making it the biggest loser in the blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average . Amazon .com, Inc. makes the largest ever merger and acquisition deal in the USA history for the grocery industry . Whole Foods has more than 460 stores in the United States , Canada, and the United Kingdom.

Local Hundreds protest after officer acquitted in Philando Castile shooting
Author: 0 Hundreds protest after officer acquitted in Philando Castile shooting

Castile had a permit for the weapon. After the verdict was read, Castile yelled an expletive and family and friends left the courtroom in tears. "Because this happened to Philando, when they get done with us, they're coming for you, for you, for you and all your inter-racial children".

Author: 0 Trump reportedly mulling the termination of special counsel Robert Mueller

Reports this week say Trump may be mulling this move. The revised ban, which Trump has said repeatedly now is a "travel ban", has been stayed by two appellate courts - the Fourth Circuit was the first, last month - and the administration has sought a review by the Supreme Court, and this injunction is headed for it as well.

Author: 0 Frosh joins DC in suing Trump over foreign payments

The suit to be unveiled Monday centers on the so-called emoluments clause, which bans USA officials from taking gifts or other benefits from foreign governments. Trump's lawyers and the Department of Justice maintain that market-rate payments for goods and services at Trump's hotels, golf courses and the other businesses he owns are not "emoluments" as defined by the Constitution.

Author: 0 Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing

Some of his ire is aimed at Mr Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller , both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say. In a series of statements on Twitter on Thursday, Mr Trump repeated his claim that Mr Mueller's investigation is a " WITCH HUNT " based on the "phoney" premise of possible collusion between Russian Federation and a cadre of Trump campaign associates.

Author: 0 Nationwide Manhunt Ends In Georgia

Curtis Billue were fatally shot. After some 60 hours on the run , a pair of escaped Georgia inmates wanted for gunning down two correctional officers were caught Thursday night in Tennessee . Both are being sought by law enforcement. Both of the suspects are now in custody at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office . Sills said Dubose and Rowe were inside of the secure area of the bus but did not say how they managed to get through the locked cage to overpower the guards - who ...

Author: 0 Bipartisan Love is On Deck for Congressional Baseball Game

He received multiple units of blood, said Sava, who declined to describe the exact nature of Scalise's internal injuries. Doctors said it was bad at first, an "imminent risk of death", but the news was better Friday night. Sava also said Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner , who was also transported to the MedStar facility is now, "in good condition and she's in good spirits".

Local Mom left child with couple, left airport
Author: 0 Mom left child with couple, left airport

Harvey drove almost 700 miles from her hometown to reach the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta . According to WXIA-TV, 29-year-old Maranda Hakimi Harvey, who is originally from Maryland , drove her daughter to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Friday morning.

Author: 0 Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican

A spokesman for George Washington University Hospital said that Matt Mika, a lobbyist wounded in the attack, was improving, and that as of Thursday night his condition had been upgraded from critical to serious. He added that Scalise "will be able to walk and, hopefully, run". Sava later told The Associated Press that Scalise's care is on track for someone with such a severe injury but that he still faces many risks to recovery.

Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller

Comey declined to elaborate in an open setting. But House members could use it as a chance to grill Rosenstein about other topics, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election and Rosenstein's decision to tap former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing that probe.

Local Cosby Jury Will Hear More Deposition Testimony
Author: 0 Cosby Jury Will Hear More Deposition Testimony

McMonagle said Constand's testimony was full of inconsistencies. It was read to them by the judge. They've been deliberating for two hours, and have had dinner brought in. Cosby's lawyers repeatedly challenged Constand's recollection of events, and called into question her credibility, noting she only reported the incident to police about a year after the alleged attack, and then changed her story three times during interviews.

Local Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him
Author: 0 Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

The memo that the White House at first said was critical to the decision, before Trump suggested it was irrelevant because his mind was already made up. The new tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses from the president over a report by the Washington Post that Mr Mueller was looking into whether Mr Trump obstructed justice.

Local Protesters of Castile shooting largely cleared from freeway
Author: 0 Protesters of Castile shooting largely cleared from freeway

St. Paul police estimated that 2,000 people marched peacefully through the streets, including a crowd gathered outside the Minnesota state Capitol. July 14: A funeral for Castile at the St. We felt all along his conduct was justified. Although Reynolds insists that her boyfriend never pulled out his gun, Yanez testified that Castile did put his hand on the weapon.

Local US Secret Service says it does not have Trump tapes
Author: 0 US Secret Service says it does not have Trump tapes

That doesn't mean, however, that the recordings don't exist. After Comey's testimony, Trump again dangled the possibility that he has "tapes" of his conversations at the White House. Sessions is the most senior member of Trump's administration caught up in the controversy over whether associates of the president colluded with Russian Federation to help Trump win the election.

Author: 0 McIlroy and Day bow out of US Open

McIlroy played in the same group with Day , who had a 7-over 79 on Thursday and followed with a 75 to finish at 10 over. With little to play for McIlroy then strung together his best sequence of holes in the tournament, carding four birdies and two pars.

Author: 0 Lawmaker: House members raised security concerns before Scalise shooting

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. Earlier Thursday, Republican lawmakers met behind closed doors to share reflections and pray. They signed oversized cards for the wounded. Democrats were on a winning streak for several years before the Republicans won the last game in a squeaker, 8-7.

Local Poll Shows Most Doubt Trump's Respect for Institutions
Author: 0 Poll Shows Most Doubt Trump's Respect for Institutions

As of Wednesday, Gallup's daily tracking poll showed that only 38 percent of Americans approve of Trump's performance in the White House . Rather than focus on the AP poll, however, Trump shared a recent Rasmussen poll, which put his approval rating at 50 percent-far higher than the AP poll's finding or the average of most recent polls.

Author: 0 Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests in Chicago, across US

Masih Fouladi with the Council for American-Islamic Relations told CBS2 Friday that groups like ACT are doing nothing but spreading unfounded fears about Muslims. "Terrorists themselves have said there is no difference between Islam and Sharia Law ", Zamora said. Counterdemonstrators, though, outnumbered the protesters by about 2 to 1.

Local Law, corporate work, politics? What's next for James Comey
Author: 0 Law, corporate work, politics? What's next for James Comey

Comey also admitted that it was he who leaked his memo of private conversations with President Trump to the USA press via his "friend". Reps. Adam Schiff, D-California, and K. He told senators he didn't feel comfortable telling Sessions that President Trump had pressured him to stop the FBI's investigation of fired national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Local Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller
Author: 0 Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller

But on Monday, Christopher Ruddy, who runs the conservative media outlet Newsmax and is friends with Trump, told PBS NewsHour that the president was thinking of calling for Rosenstein to dismiss Mueller . Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". He says he is confident that Mueller will have "the full independence he needs" to investigate thoroughly.

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich, Who Led Impeachment of Bill Clinton: "The President"

Starr, whose investigation into former President Bill Clinton began with a look into the Whitewater real estate deal but eventually grew to cover the Monica Lewinsky scandal, wrote of the importance of having an "outside investigation" that can skirt potential conflict of interest concerns when investigating matters on the executive branch - no matter whether suspicion of the President falls "rightly or wrongly".

Local ICE director: If you entered the US illegally, you 'should be concerned'
Author: 0 ICE director: If you entered the US illegally, you 'should be concerned'

The spokesperson added the hotline was "a way to provide a trusted foundation in fighting the out-of-control federal immigration enforcement apparatus and to stop the spread of misinformation in immigrant communities in light of the fear brought on by xenophobic rhetoric."But ICE officials said their concern is precisely that - misinformation".

Author: 0 Robert Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Russia Investigation, Plans to Hire More

Trump's tweets came after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe. After meeting with Mueller in a classified session, the leaders of the Senate panel indicated that their inquiry would steer clear of obstruction of justice to focus instead on Russian Federation meddling in the elections - and whether there was any Trump campaign collusion with officials tied to the Kremlin.

Author: 0 Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

According to a police report , Hodgkinson was then seen "throwing" the foster daughter "around the bedroom", and when she tried to escape, he "started hitting her arms, pulling her hair, and started grabbing her off the bed". At this time, there is no evidence the suspect obtained the weapons illegally. The FBI has also found a cell phone, computer and a camera in a white van that they say he's been living - he had been living in since March.

Local US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
Author: 0 US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

While Donald Trump seems determined to make America best friends with Russian Federation - handing over top secret intelligence and trying to lift sanctions against the country - a almost united Senate is standing in his way. The legislation is the first big test of congressional Republicans' willingness to stake out a foreign policy that didn't emanate from the Trump administration, and could presage bigger battles ahead, with Democrats cheering on the GOP.

Author: 0 Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

Rosenstein's unusual statement, which he issued over the objections of some advisers, said in part: "Americans should exercise caution before accepting as true any stories attributed to anonymous 'officials'". The president has said he already made his decision to fire Comey before Rosenstein wrote a memo criticizing the director's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Author: 0 A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers

According to the officials who spoke with NBC News, the list included Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names that officials would not reveal. Capitol Police officers returned fire, and Hodgkinson was fatally wounded. It was only more recently that he turned his anger toward President Donald Trump.

Local Friend of the president says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller
Author: 0 Friend of the president says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump , and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who recommended Comey's dismissal and has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, both have testified. An order from the president would not necessarily qualify, he said . "I have confidence in Bob Mueller ". Is that done in a letter or an order from you as the deputy attorney general? "The attorney general is still responsible for answering critical questions from ...

Local 'Wife Swap' Son Allegedly Killed Mother and Brother Before Shooting Himself
Author: 0 'Wife Swap' Son Allegedly Killed Mother and Brother Before Shooting Himself

The Stockdale brothers were part of a group called The Stockdale Family Band . Authorities say they were killed by 25-year-old Jacob Timothy Stockdale, who is in critical condition after trying to shoot himself. When the OH family appeared on Wife Swap , they were described as "devoutly religious" and attempted to control their children's interaction with the world beyond their home.

Author: 0 Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in alleged Russia meddling

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller on May 17, testified on Tuesday that he would not fire the special counsel without "good cause". In a flurry of tweets, Trump accused Mueller of being the one to tell him to fire Comey in the first place. The Trump administration's feud with the press took a perplexing turn late Thursday night as Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein released a odd, perhaps unprecedented official statement warning Americans against believing ...

Author: 0 President Trump: Loretta Lynch Gave Hillary Clinton a "Free Pass"

That's astonishing. Comey has gone after murderers, drug lords and corrupt politicians. On June 13, Trump took to social media to accuse Lynch of allowing partisan bias to impact her decision making during the DOJ probe. Of course they are up to their armpits in investigations regarding all things Comey and Trump , but would they do anything about the second Comey bombshell vis-à-vis Loretta Lynch pressuring Comey to use Clinton campaign talking points past year? Of course, this is ...

Author: 0 Congressional Baseball Game to Proceed Despite Shooting

A high-ranking US congressman who was shot at a Republican baseball practice is facing a " more difficult" recovery than initially thought, President Donald Trump said Thursday. Members of Congress usually wear jerseys to represent their home states, but players from both teams wore hats from Louisiana State University , Scalise's alma mater, to honor him Thursday night.

Author: 0 Schauffele finally makes a bogey at US Open

A commercial blimp crashed to the ground and caught fire just outside the course Thursday, about the time the county health department was analyzing samples that confirmed evidence of the E. His tee shot on No. 10 landed in the deep fescue, and the second shot barely moved. "I couldn't have shot any higher". He couldn't miss its wide fairways, landing 13-of-14 tees shots in the short grass and just barely missing the fairway at the par-5 7th.

Local Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump?
Author: 0 Do Americans trust James Comey more than Trump?

While many of Trump's Republican allies have found Comey's testimony credible, the president has called the man he fired a liar and a "leaker". How else do you explain Trump praising Comey one moment - just days before the presidential election in November - for having the "guts" to make public the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server and then firing him in May for his handling of that same investigation? Donald Trump has said he was "100 per cent" willing to ...

Local Virginia Governor Calls for Gun Control after Shooting
Author: 0 Virginia Governor Calls for Gun Control after Shooting

It is time for action on common sense gun reform. But they are pragmatic enough to know the latest shooting doesn't dramatically alter the dynamics of their uphill battle. Spokesmen for the National Rifle Association (NRA), the powerful pro-gun rights lobbying group and a Republican Party ally, were not immediately available for comment.

Author: 0 UK Election Result - The Corbyn Factor

Now, following the result , his net favourability score is +0 - meaning that as many people now have a favourable view of him as have an unfavourable view. Whether the party wins such an election or is part of a minority government, it will face strenuous and well-funded opposition. Since taking over in 2015, Mr Corbyn has faced a leadership challenge, a string of high-profile frontbench resignations and a motion of no confidence from MPs, over his perceived inability to take Labour ...

Local Severe thunderstorm watch in effect in Wyandotte County
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect in Wyandotte County

Ahead of showers and storms temperatures will warm into the upper 80's and low 90's and feeling like the mid-90's. The Storm Prediction Center included Lancaster County in a severe thunderstorm watch through 10 p.m., with large hail and damaging winds being the primary threats.