• Congressional Baseball Game is played a day after shooting
Congressional Baseball Game is played a day after shooting

Though officials said his health has improved, Scalise will still require additional operations and will remain in the hospital for "some time", according to the update. But he recorded a message that played at the top of the game, paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise, who remains in critical condition following a shooting attack on the Republica...

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  • Trump's financial disclosure highlights significant income boost
Trump's financial disclosure highlights significant income boost

The data suggests that increased visibility for Trump could have led to an increase in revenue at least for his hotel and golf businesses. The Mar-a-Lago income figure was $7.4 million higher than on his previous financial disclosure filing, in May 2016.

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  • GOP lawmaker: I Will Be Carrying a Gun Now
GOP lawmaker: I Will Be Carrying a Gun Now

Hodgkinson of IL, fired on GOP congressmen taking part in baseball practice at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria , Virginia. In an effort to draw fire away from the members, Loudermilk said , Bailey shifted his position and was struck by shrapnel - but kept returning fire.

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  • Multiple rounds of strong storms possible this weekend
Multiple rounds of strong storms possible this weekend

Rainfall amounts of 0.50 to 1 inch are possible in the strongest storms. Low: 65°. Wind: W 5-10 miles per hour. This line of storms will have the potential to produce strong winds, large hail, and possibly a quick spin-up tornado or two. Large hail and damaging winds our primary threats. This is from Wichita, KS to Kansas City to Peoria, IL. The ...

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  • Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies
Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies

Now, across the street from his statue is Tabanero Cigars, a Cuban shop, where people are buzzing over President Trump's new restrictions on the island nation. U.S. officials will move to enforce an existing ban on tourism by eliminating individual people-to-people exchanges that had been allowed under Obama and had opened a back door to tourism.

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  • US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions
US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions

Lawmakers who backed the measure also cited Russia's aggression in Syria and Ukraine. Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential candidate, told Politico . Voted for by 98 senators and only two were against. Russian Federation is monitoring the situation closely, the Kremlin spokesman said. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer called it as ...

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  • Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

After finding evidence "that confirmed the allegations", detectives served multiple warrants in Ventura County Wednesday and arrested three men who are all employees at the facility, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. The men pilfered avocados from the facility-where avocados are taken to ripen-for months, and sold the stolen pro...

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  • Cosby jury begins sixth day of deliberations
Cosby jury begins sixth day of deliberations

Meanwhile, the judge has assured that he would try to schedule a new trial within 120 days. Cosby will remain free on $1 million bail. She didn't ask to have sexual relations with Cosby , but the comedian tells the court that his actions were consensual.

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  • Amnesty criticizes Saudi-led measures against Qatar
Amnesty criticizes Saudi-led measures against Qatar

They have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. Qatar denies the allegations, but its ties to Iran and embrace of various Islamist groups have put the country under intense scrutiny. Kuwait has tried to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations over Doha's alleged support of Islamists and its ties ...

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  • Steve Scalise's wife: 'Heroism' of officers 'saved lives' at Virginia shooting
Steve Scalise's wife: 'Heroism' of officers 'saved lives' at Virginia shooting

Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks. Hodgkinson was mortally wounded by police. The president's meaning was not entirely clear, but Trump went on to say that "Because of him and the tremendous pain and suffering he's now...

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  • Newt Gingrich, Conservative Pundits Turn On Special Counsel Mueller
Newt Gingrich, Conservative Pundits Turn On Special Counsel Mueller

Sessions then recused himself in March from overseeing the FBI's Russian Federation probe and delegated that authority to his new deputy attorney general, Rod J. The move to investigate the US President comes after Mr Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey on May 9, according to the The Post.

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  • Trump uses Twitter to question probe of his campaign
Trump uses Twitter to question probe of his campaign

It wasn't clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge that he is under investigation, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Vice President Mike Pence Retains Outside Counsel in Russia Investigation
Vice President Mike Pence Retains Outside Counsel in Russia Investigation

Cullen, who has experience dating back to Watergate and Iran-Contra investigations, referred questions to Pence's office. Then, on Thursday, the Post broke the news (which THE WEEKLY STANDARD has confirmed) that Vice President Mike Pence had hired an outside lawyer to handle any inquiries about the special counsel .

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  • Trump confirms he is under investigation over Comey sacking
Trump confirms he is under investigation over Comey sacking

The FBI said it could not release the memos in response to that request, as "there is a pending or prospective law enforcement proceeding relevant to these responsive records, and release of the information in these responsive records could reasonably be expected to interfere with enforcement proceedings".

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  • Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery
Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery

The person says investigators aren't sure of the significance of the names and it's not clear whether this was a list of people the attacker was targeting. The chief of Capitol Police visited her Wednesday afternoon. He remains in critical condition. Bailey was spotted Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulatio...

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  • US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Showing Improvement After Baseball Field Shooting
US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Showing Improvement After Baseball Field Shooting

But Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery", his trauma surgeon said Friday. Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks.

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  • Trump 'canceling' Obama's Cuba policy but leaves much in place
Trump 'canceling' Obama's Cuba policy but leaves much in place

In essence, Mr. Trump's announcement on Friday allowed him to claim fulfillment of a campaign promise, while leaving a vast portion of the Obama policies intact. "We are all really scared because we live from rent", said Maria Elena Reyes, 45, who rents rooms in her large house in a leafy suburb of Havana. " The government of Cuba denounces the ...

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  • President Trump To Enforce New Restrictions With Cuba
President Trump To Enforce New Restrictions With Cuba

President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami. Trump yesterday was set to announce a plan to tighten rules on Americans travelling to Communist-run Cuba and significantly restrict USA firms from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military, White House officials said.

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  • Dickson's College World Series week in review, June 11-17
Dickson's College World Series week in review, June 11-17

Two months ago both teams were wondering if they'd even host NCAA regionals. As Friday afternoon's pre-College World Series press conference for Bracket One began , moderator Bill Cousins introduced the four coaches sitting next to him on the dais and rattled off a few accomplishments of their programs .

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  • Sheriff David Clarke reverses acceptance of Homeland Security role
Sheriff David Clarke reverses acceptance of Homeland Security role

However neither the White House nor the Department of Homeland Security has ever publicly confirmed Clarke would be coming on board. Clarke told conservative radio host Vicki McKenna during an interview last month that he had accepted the role of deputy secretary of Homeland Security.

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