• Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Three others, a GOP congressional aide, a USA capitol police officer and a lobbyist were also injured by gunfire. Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy also responded to Wednesday morning's shooting via twitter , "Our prayers with all the injured".

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  • Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel, Confidant Says
Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel, Confidant Says

The hallelujas were led by Mike Pence , who said "it is the greatest privilege of my life to serve as vice president", and it was topped by chief of staff Reince Priebus , who thanked the President "for the opportunity and blessing you've given us to serve your agenda and the American people".

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  • Here's how armed homeowners helped capture two unsafe escaped convicts
Here's how armed homeowners helped capture two unsafe escaped convicts

Donnie Russell Rowe, an escaped Georgia prisoner, was apprehended in Tennessee on June 15, 2017. They will be transported back to Putnam County, where Sheriff Howard Sills said each will be charged with escape, motor vehicle high-jacking, burglary, auto theft in Morgan County, Ga.

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  • Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

Philando Castile's killer, police officer Jeromino Yanez, was acquitted of manslaughter and two counts of risky discharge of a firearm on Friday. He also faced two lesser counts of endangering Mr Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds and her daughter for firing his gun into the auto near them.

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  • Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress
Alexandria gunman carried list of names of members of Congress

A former mayor of Alexandria, William Euille, told CNN that he saw Hodgkinson around the YMCA, and described him as a " loner ". The FBI posted a notice asking for information about Hodgkinson , including these contact phone numbers: 202-278-2000 and 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).

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  • Yanez Trial: Law Enforcement Should Be Concerned
Yanez Trial: Law Enforcement Should Be Concerned

Paul and Minneapolis. Yanez, 29, who is Latino, is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her daughter for firing his gun into the auto near them.

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  • Trump friend says president might fire special counsel Robert Mueller
Trump friend says president might fire special counsel Robert Mueller

Here's ABC's Senior White House correspondent Cecilia Vega. In recent days, the president has told his staff, his visitors, and his outside advisers that he was increasingly convinced Mueller, like Comey, his successor as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was part of a "witch hunt" by partisans who wanted to see him weakene...

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  • Right decision? Michelle Carter guilty of manslaughter of boyfriend Conrad Roy III
Right decision? Michelle Carter guilty of manslaughter of boyfriend Conrad Roy III

The state's punishment for Carter was not announced; sentencing will be delayed until early August, to allow a pre-sentencing report to be prepared. Carter was "overwhelmed" by Roy's talk of suicide while at the same time dealing "with all of her baggage", including the side effects of medication for depression, Cataldo said.

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  • Border Patrol raids desert aid camp, arrests 4 from Mexico
Border Patrol raids desert aid camp, arrests 4 from Mexico

The aid group released a statement Thursday saying a helicopter, 15 trucks and 30 armed agents were used in arresting four people receiving medical care as desert temperatures exceeded 100 degrees. The Border Patrol initially said they began tracking the group Wednesday but later corrected. "We are one the largest agencies that have resources in th...

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  • Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages
Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages

Roy's death". The victim's aunt Rebecca Maki added that the Roy family is " pleased with the outcome ". In the Judge's ruling, he outlined that it was both Carter's actions and inaction which led to her guilty verdict. Constitutions". "Still, this verdict is concerning because it reflects a judicial willingness to expand legal liability f...

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  • AG Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing
AG Sessions to Testify in Public Hearing

The Justice Department, which Sessions heads, has been investigating contacts between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign organization before last November's general election, when Trump was a candidate and had not yet been chosen by American voters to be president.

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  • US Senate approves sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election
US Senate approves sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election

To become law, the legislation must pass the House of Representatives and be signed by Trump. His remarks came a day after the U.S. Senate approved by a wide margin new economic sanctions against Moscow. "What I wouldn't want to do is close the channels off", Tillerson told a Senate committee. Support for additional economic penalties has been ...

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  • Alaska House Passes Budget, Gavels Session In Opposition To Alaska Senate
Alaska House Passes Budget, Gavels Session In Opposition To Alaska Senate

The House adjourned from the special session, leaving the Senate with no option but to accept or reject the House budget. Late-Friday morning, the Alaska Senate gaveled out, bringing an end to the special session. Walker also criticized the House's proposed budget, explaining that the legislation that was passed did not represent a workable compr...

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  • Wounded NCCU alum throws out first pitch at Congressional Baseball Game
Wounded NCCU alum throws out first pitch at Congressional Baseball Game

The single round traveled across Scalise's pelvis, "fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding" stated the hospital Wednesday night. The announcement comes as the congressional charity baseball game, for which Scalise and his Republican colleagues had been practicing at the time of the shooting , continues as planned...

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  • Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

As Mueller builds his legal team, Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the probe. "I can't imagine that that issue is going to arise", he added. Nevertheless, Rosenstein would need to provide a legal argument and "the specific...

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  • Senate rule places GOP health bill on fast track
Senate rule places GOP health bill on fast track

House Speaker Paul Ryan holds a news conference after Republicans pulled the American Health Care Act bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , prior to a vote at the U.S. While lawmakers said they wanted to limit spending growth to 2.5 percent to account for North Carolina's population growth as well as inflation, Charlie Perusse, ...

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  • On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to
On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to "phony" Russia story

For months, President Trump has been obsessed - publicly and privately - with clearing his name in relation to the ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and potential collusion with members of his campaign. Trump took to Twitter, his favourite tool of communication, to lament the "witch hunt" against him and accuse ...

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  • Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel, spokeswoman says
Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel, spokeswoman says

A friend of the president says Donald Trump is considering " terminating " special counsel Robert Mueller . "I think he's weighing that option", Ruddy said. After news of Ruddy's interview surfaced on the web, Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, echoed that sentiment on Twitter.

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  • Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel in Russian probe Featured
Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel in Russian probe Featured

As Mr Mueller builds his legal team, Mr Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the probe. Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. "(Attorney General) Jeff Sessions is recused here, so ...

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  • Chuck Schumer Spoofs Trump Roundtable Meeting
Chuck Schumer Spoofs Trump Roundtable Meeting

Others who contributed to the gushing display included Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta who said he was "privileged" and "deeply honored" to be there and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue who told Trump that the people of MS (where he'd just visited) "love [him] there".

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