• Congressman Says Member Of His Staff Wounded
Congressman Says Member Of His Staff Wounded

Steve Scalise and four other people, said the attack "would have been a massacre" if not for the U.S. Capitol police officers who were there. Davis tweeted Wednesday morning "Please pray for Steve and all those injured". - I'm angry. I got back to my office after staying out there for what I thought was way too long but necessary because it wa...

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  • Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'
Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'

While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a so-called hard Brexit - including the potential loss of an open border with the Republic of Ireland - and the talks were likely to touch on efforts to minimise the potential damage to Northern Ireland.

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  • European Union calls on Britain to clarify Brexit stance following snap elections
European Union calls on Britain to clarify Brexit stance following snap elections

Mrs May needs the votes of the DUP's 10 MPs to prop up her minority administration as she hopes to steer government business, including crucial measures on Brexit , through the Commons . But even if that game goes into extra time, European Union leaders are making clear to May that there can be no extension to the two-year period of negotiation...

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  • Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship
Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship

LeBron James threw down the dunk of the 2017 NBA Finals Monday night in the Cleveland Cavaliers' loss to the Golden State Warriors . Dean Smith always said the MVP should go to someone on the winning team , and in this series that was Kevin Durant , who won his first NBA ring after his controversial move from the Oklahoma City Thu...

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  • Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

It is the most significant sign that Mueller's investigation is extending beyond questions of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Last week, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was not " personally investigating President Trump " while he was in charge of the department.

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  • Scalise had 'severe internal bleeding,' needs several more operations: hospital
Scalise had 'severe internal bleeding,' needs several more operations: hospital

The shooter, who was shot by Capitol police and later died, has been identified as 66-year-old home inspector James T Hodgkinson from IL. Scalise. provides security for only a small number of congressional members. "We had three members of Congress take shelter in our apartment", he said on a live stream, as sounds of emergency vehicles cou...

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  • Illinois Native Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests
Illinois Native Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests

Records also indicate Hodgkinson shot at one of the girl's friends with a 12-gauge shotgun and punched another 16-year-old in the face. Hodgkinson owned a home inspection business, according to his Facebook page but his license was not renewed in 2016, according to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

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  • Senator: Kushner to meet with Intelligence committee staff
Senator: Kushner to meet with Intelligence committee staff

The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. The New York Times reported that Trump had been waved off the idea by advisers. SHAPIRO: And so the question would be, was the dismissal of Comey...

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  • US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen
US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen

Of Otto's parents, Cynthia and Fred Warmbier, he said: 'I can't even begin to put myself in their shoes'. "We are so grateful that he will finally be with people who love him". "Mr. Warmbier is en route to the US where he will be reunited with his family". Who else is detained in North Korea? Before arriving this time , Rodman told reporters...

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  • Trump's Attorney General Sessions calls charges he colluded with Russian Federation a 'lie'
Trump's Attorney General Sessions calls charges he colluded with Russian Federation a 'lie'

A former Republican senator, Sessions was an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign, but sources say there has been tension between the two men in recent weeks because Trump was annoyed that Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Man opens fire on Republican lawmakers, injures one before he is killed
Man opens fire on Republican lawmakers, injures one before he is killed

The Republican congressman who was shot during a charity baseball practice is in critical condition. So when an anti-Trump gunman shot at Republican lawmakers practicing for an annual Congressional baseball game - which itself splits teams along party lines - there was concern that the partisan cauldron was about to irrupt.

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  • Teenager rallies to knock out Wozniacki
Teenager rallies to knock out Wozniacki

Ostapenko, 19, recovered from 2-1 down in the final set to eventually breeze past her opponent, serving out to love to seal her passage to the last four. I saw her in the gym just right after our matches today, and so we both said, like, mutually to each other, Well done. Her serve was booming, and if she can continue that against Wozniacki and g...

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  • Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice -Wash Post
Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice -Wash Post

Trump has cooled on him, Congress is set to interrogate him, and a special counsel could end up making him a focus of a criminal investigation. Richard Burr, committee chairman to Sessions before his opening testimony. Comey said he held back because he expected Sessions to withdraw from the Russian Federation inquiry, and the bureau was aware of "...

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  • Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Formally Takes Office
Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister Formally Takes Office

One of Mr Varadkar's first official contacts as leader will be with Mrs May to pass on the sympathies of the Irish people following the London tower block fire. The election was necessitated after the incumbent Taoiseach Enda Kenny , resigned in May. 14/6/2017 Leo Varadkar is elected Taoiseach . Ireland's new Prime Minister Leo Varadka...

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  • Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing
Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

Sessions was clearly being impacted by Harris' rapid-fire questioning and refusal to allow him to waste her time. Sessions and Harris spoke over each other throughout the interaction; Sessions seemed eager to slowly and thoroughly deliver his response, and Harris seemed just as eager to push him along, especially when his responses wer...

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  • Trump declares 'vindication' following Comey testimony to Senate
Trump declares 'vindication' following Comey testimony to Senate

The reporter also asked if there were tapes of Comey's conversations with the president. Legal experts have questioned Kasowitz's contention that Trump's private encounters with Comey should be considered privileged communications. Now that Comey has admitted that he wanted the notes out in public, some Republicans have increased their ire...

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  • Tillerson calls China cooperation on North Korea 'uneven'
Tillerson calls China cooperation on North Korea 'uneven'

The United States and its regional allies have criticized China's perceived reluctance to use its economic leverage over North Korea to pressure Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear ambitions. Tillerson said the US would discuss developments with China, North Korea's biggest trading ally, next week, and that China had taken steps to put pressure on Nor...

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  • Mueller probing whether Trump obstructed justice
Mueller probing whether Trump obstructed justice

Special Counsel Robert Mueller assumed control over that probe and is now scheduling preliminary interviews with several top intelligence officials regarding Trump's actions in office. He also said Trump had privately urged him to pull back on the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn - a claim that the president has de...

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  • The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game
The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game

But then the shooting started, and they all scrambled for cover. The subject line: "One down, 216 to go". 217 Republican members of the House voted for the American Health Care Act , which repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act. "That's the wrong way to approach this". The most serious charges (not convictions) in the records are: - 1993 cha...

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  • Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital
Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital

Brooks says Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a podiatrist who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq, used scissors to cut Scalise's trousers to get to his wound. The FBI also said "a second congressman" sustained minor injuries during the incident "and was also transported by a medic unit".

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