• Steve Scalise tweets message 4 days after being shot
Steve Scalise tweets message 4 days after being shot

But in the face of all evidence that Hodgkinson was a Democrat animated to go on a shooting rampage by his own political frustrations, New York Times political reporter Glenn Thrush looked to Trump. Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came ...

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  • Dems Hold Up Senate Amid GOP's Closed-Door Health Talks
Dems Hold Up Senate Amid GOP's Closed-Door Health Talks

According to a letter obtained by Independent Journal Review , the conservative members say that they're concerned about recent reports about McConnell using a reconciliation bill to pass the law. And it won't get put back together that easily. Now, Mitch McConnell is trying to shepherd a health care bill to the finish line in 2017. Hatch ...

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  • Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill, Trump Actuary Says
Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill, Trump Actuary Says

Montana Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock, among the letter's signers, questioned Trump's position in light of his conflicting statements. "I'm raising my kids and working two jobs", the woman says. AARP also has expressed worries that the House health care bill will cut Medicaid funding, which provides support for the disabled and elderly, as well...

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  • Teenage Muslim Girl Assaulted and Murdered Near Mosque
Teenage Muslim Girl Assaulted and Murdered Near Mosque

Nabra Hassanen's body was found in a pond Sunday afternoon, hours after she and a group of friends who had been praying all night at the mosque, went for breakfast at an IHOP and were confronted by a man while walking back around 4 a.m. Arsalan Iftikhar, a human rights lawyer and author, told the Washington Post that he and his wife were at the m...

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  • Gingrich on Trump's WH Bid: 'Lot More Fun Than a Yacht'
Gingrich on Trump's WH Bid: 'Lot More Fun Than a Yacht'

Additionally, Gingrich , who served as House Speaker during Bill Clinton's presidency, commented on the state of health care in America, as Republicans are still struggling to complete their goal of repealing and replacing ObamaCare. "The left right now is engaged in the Salem witchcraft process of, 'We know somebody's evil, we know somebody's b...

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  • Jeff Sessions to appear before US Senate intelligence committee
Jeff Sessions to appear before US Senate intelligence committee

Mr Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump after acknowledging that he had met twice past year with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

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  • Matt Mika's family says he will remain in ICU through the weekend
Matt Mika's family says he will remain in ICU through the weekend

Scalise is the congressman who was seriously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice. Law enforcement officials identified the shooter as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, who later died from injuries sustained during a shootout with police on the scene.

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  • Theresa May plays down risk of clash with Russian forces in Syria
Theresa May plays down risk of clash with Russian forces in Syria

Russian Defense Ministry said its own warplanes had been in the same space as the Syrian-U.S. strike, according to The Washington Post . Russia , a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , called on the us military to provide a full accounting as to why it chose to shoot down the Syrian Su-22 bomber.

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  • US Democrats Stall Senate Work in Protest Against Secrecy of Trumpcare
US Democrats Stall Senate Work in Protest Against Secrecy of Trumpcare

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate with no mention of when the GOP would unveil its bill or bring it to a vote. Democrats are increasingly anxious that McConnell will jam the bill through the Senate with little debate, limiting their chance to scrutinize the bill and whip up opposition against it.

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  • Teen girl found dead in pond after leaving prayer at mosque
Teen girl found dead in pond after leaving prayer at mosque

Hassanen and a group of other teens had gotten out of early morning mosque services and were just leaving breakfast at a nearby IHOP when a motorist approached them aggressively, causing majority to run back toward the mosque , The Washington Post reported .

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  • United States top court says band name 'Slants' ok
United States top court says band name 'Slants' ok

The decision was a victory for an Asian American dance rock band dubbed The Slants - and, in all likelihood, for the Washington Redskins , whose trademarks were cancelled in 2014 following complaints from Native Americans. The band had initially been denied the trademark because the government deemed its name disparaging to people of Asian de...

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  • Supreme Court to review Wisconsin partisan redistricting
Supreme Court to review Wisconsin partisan redistricting

The court ordered a redrawing of political districts be in place by November 1 of this year, in time for the next state election in Wisconsin in 2018. Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the fifth and deciding vote, declaring that he might someday embrace a challenge to a partisan gerrymander if someone could come up with workable standards.

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  • Changes needed to healthcare bill
Changes needed to healthcare bill

To the Editor: While all eyes were on James Comey, Mitch McConnell, Senate majority leader, set about destroying health care coverage for Americans. Numerous problems facing the ACA could have been fixed over the years since Republicans gained majority control of the Senate and House, Tester asserts.

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  • Londoners hold vigil for Muslim terror attack victims
Londoners hold vigil for Muslim terror attack victims

Police said they received a call at around 12.20 am regarding the collision on Seven Sisters Road, which runs through the area around the mosque. On Monday the police said that the victim was already being treated by emergency services when the attack happened.

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  • Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight
Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

Trump tweeted Friday: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" On Sunday, however, a member of his legal team, Jay Sekulow , largely denied that, sparking a tense exchange with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace.

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  • Northern Virginia teen killed after leaving mosque
Northern Virginia teen killed after leaving mosque

After an extensive search, the Fairfax County Police Department reported finding what they believe to be the missing teen's remains in a pond located near the mosque , and they had also located a suspect during the search. However, in the police statement, authorities said they are confident the body belongs to the teen. " It is a time for u...

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  • Robbery suspect dead, officer, civilian shot in Maryland
Robbery suspect dead, officer, civilian shot in Maryland

Police said arriving officers received information that a male gunman had robbed two people at gunpoint and fled on an MTA bus. He fled on a public bus which was tracked down by police. It is unclear if that person was injured. The man who was shooting at cops wound up striking one officer and a bystander before being killed by authorities, The...

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  • Supreme Court says government can't ban offensive trademarks
Supreme Court says government can't ban offensive trademarks

Monday's ruling, which pertained to an Asian-American band named the Slants , would make that cancellation unconstitutional. Redskins owner Dan Snyder has repeatedly said that he will not change the nickname despite the opposition.

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  • American Student Freed From North Korea Dies
American Student Freed From North Korea Dies

Warmbier , who was released last Tuesday after lengthy negotiations between the US and North Korea , was believed to have been in a coma for more than a year . Warmbier made a decision to take the trip to North Korea , although the U.S. State Department has warned U.S. citizens to stay away from the dictator-led country.

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

Police said that around 4 a.m., Hassanen got into a fight with a man in a auto, suspected to be Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, who is accused of then getting out of the vehicle to attack the teen. Gazzar loaned her daughter an abaya-a full-length dress common among Muslim women-as she usually did not dress in traditional Muslim attire. ADAMS is Nort...

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