• US lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised
US lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised

As the bullet traveled across his body, it broke bones, tore up internal organs and caused major internal bleeding. 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.

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  • Gingrich: Mueller Hiring 'Bad People' Who Are 'After Trump'
Gingrich: Mueller Hiring 'Bad People' Who Are 'After Trump'

For all of these reasons, I believe there is a serious question as to whether Mueller can be impartial in investigating and deciding whether to prosecute an obstruction of justice claim against Trump. Not to mention, why did James Comey wait until his hearing last week to actually mention the fact that Loretta Lynch, the then-attorney general, tr...

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  • 'Witch Hunt' Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
'Witch Hunt' Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

The deputy attorney general later appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the inquiry. Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of a possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election.

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  • Donald Trump confirms he is being investigated for obstruction of justice
Donald Trump confirms he is being investigated for obstruction of justice

The President's words of apparent confirmation come after a week of reports from Washington that his firing of Mr Comey , who was heading up a probe into his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his possible ties to the Kremlin, had led the investigation to broaden its scope.

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  • White House: Trump won´t sack special counsel Robert Mueller
White House: Trump won´t sack special counsel Robert Mueller

His comments came as Christopher Ruddy , chief executive of Newsmax Media and a friend of Donald Trump visited the White House on Monday, said in a TV interview that the president may consider firing Mr Mueller. "No, because it's not necessary, the department is a hierarchy and so nothing gets to the attorney general about matters he's rec...

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  • Iran refutes new US sanction move over missile program
Iran refutes new US sanction move over missile program

The new restrictions impose mandatory sanctions on people involved with the Islamic republic's ballistic missile programme and those that transact with them. In order for the new Senate bill to become law, it must still pass the U.S. House of Representatives and be signed by President Donald Trump. The Iranian spokesperson rejected as "complete...

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  • Congressman Cuellar responds to Trump's Cuba policy
Congressman Cuellar responds to Trump's Cuba policy

However, according to a White House statement released during Trump's speech , the policy changes "will not take effect until those (U.S.) Departments have finalized their new regulations". But in his address, he chose a pragmatist approach, and though he came down hard on Cuba, he left numerous old policies in place including having diplomati...

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  • Ohio suspect in 5 slayings charged in 2 deaths
Ohio suspect in 5 slayings charged in 2 deaths

The mother, 45, and two daughters, ages 21 and 18, were all found in one bedroom at their home in North Royalton , Ohio , about 18 miles outside of Cleveland, Det. A 911 recording was released by OH police on Monday after a family of two college students and their mother were killed in their home. Overnight, Brunswick police successfully ...

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  • Castile trial had video evidence _ but not of key seconds
Castile trial had video evidence _ but not of key seconds

Although Reynolds insists that her boyfriend never pulled out his gun, Yanez testified that Castile did put his hand on the weapon. The defense argued Castile, who had traces of marijuana in his system, was stoned and it affected his responses to Yanez's commands.

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  • Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal
Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

John Meyer, a portfolio and security analyst, said a "price war" between brick and mortar stores is already occurring. Amazon's philosophy has been hard on many of its retail competitors, who have closed their doors in part because of online competition.

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  • Neighbors Describe The Man Who Opened Fire At A Baseball Practice
Neighbors Describe The Man Who Opened Fire At A Baseball Practice

Capitol Police officers returned fire, and Hodgkinson was fatally wounded. In the hours after the attack in Alexandria, Virginia, a picture began to emerge of a shooter with an arrest record, including a charge of misdemeanor battery, who worked as a home inspector and despised the Republican Party .

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  • Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on talk from left
Dems bridle as some in GOP blame shooting on talk from left

Hodgkinson had been known by his friends to be a staunch Senator Bernie Sanders supporter, and very anti-Trump. Authorities believe the 66-year-old had been living out of a van in northern Virginia since March after leaving his southern IL home.

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  • Toddler thought bride was the real-life 'princess' from her 'favorite book'
Toddler thought bride was the real-life 'princess' from her 'favorite book'

While the couple took wedding day pics in the Ballard section of the city, a little girl stopped and stared up at the beaming bride. Stephanie Cristalli Photography The toddler received a special princess flower from the bride. "It was a completely selfless instance between strangers, focused on the wonderment of a child, which was full of pu...

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  • Trump Announces Cuba Policy Changes
Trump Announces Cuba Policy Changes

Trump also urged the government to release political prisoners, permit economic freedoms, and hold elections. Trump , who believes many of Obama's efforts undermine US and Cuban economic interests and national security, has promised to roll back certain parts of the reforms since announcing his candidacy for president in 2015.

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  • Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest
Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest

The decision was announced on Friday, almost a year after the shocking event was partially streamed online. "The fact in this matter is that my son was murdered, and I'll continue to say murdered, because where in this planet (can you) tell the truth, and you be honest, and you still be murdered by the police of Minnesota", said Valerie, Casti...

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  • US Navy ship collides with merchant vessel off coast of Japan
US Navy ship collides with merchant vessel off coast of Japan

The Navy said one injured USA sailor would be evacuated by a Japanese coast guard helicopter. Bryce Benson, the ship's commanding officer, was evacuated to the U.S. The U.S. military says the Navy destroyer collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan and says there have been injuries. Takeshi Aikawa of the Japan coast guard said ...

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  • Trump 'cancels' Obama's opening to Cuba
Trump 'cancels' Obama's opening to Cuba

United States President Donald Trump is en route to Miami , where he'll announce his plans for halting the flow of US cash to Cuba's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations, in a partial reversal of the Obama administration policies.

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  • Anti-Islamic law rallies held in downtown Raleigh
Anti-Islamic law rallies held in downtown Raleigh

MARTIN: You know, that's interesting because, you know, there are groups that keep track of groups like Act for America , groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center which tracks hate crimes and hate groups, and they suggest that Act for America is in fact an anti-Muslim group.

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  • Robert Mueller's expanding probe raises stakes for Trump presidency
Robert Mueller's expanding probe raises stakes for Trump presidency

Trump's Friday morning tweet capped off 24 hours of comments on Twitter about the investigation, including several remarks about his opponent in the 2016 election. The focus on Rosenstein sharpened Friday because the President attacked the deputy attorney general in a tweet, blaming him for what he terms a "witch hunt".

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  • The Attack That Launched the US Capitol Police
The Attack That Launched the US Capitol Police

U.S. Capitol Police officers Agent David Bailey and Crystal Griner were both injured in the attack, as was congressional staffer Zach Barth, who works under Rep. More than 20,000 tickets had been sold for the game and it was on track to raise more than $1m, roughly double what it did previous year, for charities, its organisers said.

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