• 2 girls shot on Chicago playground
2 girls shot on Chicago playground

According to reports, the children, ages 7 and 13, ran inside the school after hearing gunshots. A auto opened fire at a group of people on a corner and hit the girls instead, according to the Tribune. A very upset Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke to reporters outside of the hospital where he met with family members of the two girls hit by bullets. Former ...

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  • Neighbors Call GOP Shooter a 'Radical Nut' Who Was 'Reckless' with Firearms
Neighbors Call GOP Shooter a 'Radical Nut' Who Was 'Reckless' with Firearms

In a 2010 letter, he wrote, "I don't envy the rich; I despise the way they have bought our politicians..." Before the game, all players bowed their heads for a moment of silence and prayer to honor Scalise. Federal Bureau of Investigation and other investigators outside Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, scene of a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, on ...

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  • Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Grocery chain stocks plunged on Friday because of the news in the tough retail food industry. There are more than 460 Whole Foods stores in the United States , Canada, and the United Kingdom. Starting out as a humble online bookseller, Amazon has morphed into a retail giant, and it looks as if it has no plans on stopping its growth. Those st...

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  • How to watch the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity
How to watch the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity

The pregame ceremonies were extensive and, at times, emotional. The announcer finished introducing the roster by saying Scalise's name, which led to applause and the team throwing their hats into the air. During his visit, Trump also met with Capitol Police special agent Crystal Griner, who was shot while returning gunfire during the attack. Mika...

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  • Putin compares James Comey to Edward Snowden
Putin compares James Comey to Edward Snowden

The Washington Post reported late on Wednesday that President Donald Trump is now under investigation in the Senate probe on Russian meddling in the US election. In a series of tweets, Trump on Thursday said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story".

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  • 'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'
'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

Scott Applewhite, File). Scalise, 51, was in critical condition after being shot in the hip. On Wednesday, Pearce was standing near the first-base dugout during the practice in Alexandria, Va., when the shooting began. "It gets back to budgets and I understand that, and what is a threat and what is not a threat". Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., ...

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  • United States police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist
United States police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist

Castile's death was live-streamed on Facebook, and gained national attention after a string of other high profile police shootings of black men. Diamond Reynolds , Casteel's girlfriend, said that he was not reaching for a gun, but instead, reaching for his identification.

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  • Capitol Police star at Congressional baseball game throws out first pitch
Capitol Police star at Congressional baseball game throws out first pitch

According to sources speaking with The Advocate , Scalise is in critical condition after being shot in the hip, but the wounds are not now putting his life jeopardy. "I can't believe he did this, I just can't believe", said Sue Hodgkinson. The annual charity game brings Republicans and Democrats to the field in a friendly rivalry.

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  • This Is One of the Most Damning Messages From Michelle Carter's Trial
This Is One of the Most Damning Messages From Michelle Carter's Trial

The ACLU's MA chapter says in a statement that the conviction "exceeds the limits of our criminal laws and violates free speech protections guaranteed by the MA and U.S. Prosecutors had argued that Carter's text messages compelled Roy to take his own life and helped him plan his suicide . A MA court found Carter guilty in the death of boyfri...

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  • Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez Found Not Guilty in Shooting of Philando Castile
Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez Found Not Guilty in Shooting of Philando Castile

Anthony, Minnesota , police officer who killed 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop-started on May 30. " Yanez previously testified he'd stopped Castile because the driver resembled a suspect in a local convenience store robbery days earlier", MPR reported.

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  • Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible
Congressman Shot Is Still in Critical Condition But 'Excellent Recovery' Possible

He is the House's No. 3 GOP leader. He suffered a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. "The congressman's status remains critical". Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". In the aftermath of the shooting, which left the gunman dead and seve...

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  • Trump announces changes to Cuba policy implemented by Obama
Trump announces changes to Cuba policy implemented by Obama

There was loud applause and cheer at the crowded auditorium in Miami . "Those things are great for Cuba's private sector ". The president vowed to very strictly enforce all US laws when it comes to Cuba . He also said that the USA embassy in Havana and Cuba's in Washington will remain open in order to keep up negotiations, but asserted t...

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  • This Father's Day, think outside the box
This Father's Day, think outside the box

Brilliant, right? Better yet, the cutting board as a Father's Day gift sends a subtle message to dad to whip up some great meals in the kitchen or on the grill. Just pick out your dad's personality type and present him the gift! Children feel closer to their mothers who toted them along like groceries in the womb for nine months while their f...

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  • Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US
Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US

There is a chance on Tuesday of setting a new all-time high for the city. Residents in Sacramento can expect highs of 100 degrees Friday , 103 Saturday and 106 both Sunday and Monday , according to the National Weather Service . Very hot temperatures can create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.An Excessive Heat Warning ...

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  • Ex-cop testifies in retrial over 2015 shooting
Ex-cop testifies in retrial over 2015 shooting

Ray Tensing frequently paused to wipe away tears during his testimony at the retrial over his shooting of Samuel DuBose following a traffic stop. Former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing, left, looks down as the chief deputy coroner of the Hamilton County, Ohio, Coroner's office, Dr.

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  • Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'
Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'

He and Stallone worked together again in Rocky V (1990). Today sees the tragic passing of Academy Award victor John G. Avildsen . Avildsen developed a reputation for making movies about losers, or underdogs, who somehow become winners.

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  • IBM Retirement Fund Cuts Position in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)
IBM Retirement Fund Cuts Position in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)

It has underperformed by 15.93% the S&P500. Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an oil and gas exploration and production company. Another trade for 201,200 shares valued at $571,400 was made by Bywater David on Thursday, May 11. Savant Cap Lc stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD). The insider DOVE TIMOTHY ...

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  • Trump under investigation over alleged obstruction of justice
Trump under investigation over alleged obstruction of justice

The BBC reports that Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein , wrote a memo the White House used to justify the firing of the ex-FBI chief. After Trump's tweet Friday morning, a person close to the president's legal team told NPR's Scott Horsley that the tweet referred to the Wednesday Washington Post report regarding possible obstruction...

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  • Trump Travel Ban: Still Swinging for the Fences
Trump Travel Ban: Still Swinging for the Fences

U.S. President Donald Trump urged his administration to seek a tougher version of his controversial travel ban proposal on Monday following a weekend attack in London , and pressed for an expedited judicial review by the nation's top court.

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"I'm mad as hell right now": mother of Philando Castile

Jurors considering the fate of a Minnesota police officer who killed a black motorist opened their fifth day of deliberations by asking to have the officer's entire testimony re-read to them. Police auto video played repeatedly for the jury shows a wide view of the traffic stop and the shooting, with the camera pointed toward Mr Castile's vehicle...

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