• Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game
Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding. The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity dates back to 1909, and became popular enough by 1928 to be broadcast on the radio, according to a history of the game listed on a dedicated websi...

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  • Sen. Angus King: Trump Can't Fire Mueller Himself
Sen. Angus King: Trump Can't Fire Mueller Himself

Under the regulation, special counsel Mueller may be fired for only good cause, and I am required to put that cause in writing". Feinstein has said the Judiciary Committee should investigate, but had asked Grassley to keep the investigations separate.

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  • Trump Adopts Harder Line On Cuba
Trump Adopts Harder Line On Cuba

President Donald Trump is planning to make good on his campaign promise and travels to Miami Friday to announce his intentions to reverse the changes to Barack Obama's Cuba policy , by setting guidelines for business, severely handicapping their trading endeavors.

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  • Tories & DUP close to deal as new parliament date is set
Tories & DUP close to deal as new parliament date is set

Sinn Fein , which won seven seats in the British parliament last week but does not take up its seats or vote in Westminster, would likely reject a deal to form a government by refusing to work with the DUP in Northern Ireland . The Conservatives , who have 317 MPs, are looking to strike a deal with the DUP , who have 10. Some fear the viab...

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  • CBSE NEET 2017: Answer keys released, result dates to be announced soon
CBSE NEET 2017: Answer keys released, result dates to be announced soon

Instead of three days (as mentioned in the information bulletin of CBSE NEET 2017 ) candidates will get two days for raising their objections against the answer keys. The results were originally scheduled to be released June 8. "However, for NEET, the board gives marks only to those students who have challenged the questions, which is unfair", sai...

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  • Russia probe may examine possible obstruction of justice by Trump
Russia probe may examine possible obstruction of justice by Trump

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR aggressively asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. Such a probe would represent a significant expansion of Mr Mueller's investigation into alleged meddling by Russian Federation in last year's presidential election, and ...

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  • Trump proclaims executive order to assist apprenticeships
Trump proclaims executive order to assist apprenticeships

He said they were joined by governors from around the country who had just spoken about apprenticeship programs. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and Trump's special adviser, daughter Ivanka Trump, have said this week that apprenticeship programs are a way to equip workers will the necessary training so these jobs don't remain unfilled.

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  • Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti
Suspect in baseball shooting was Sanders supporter, anti

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. Records from the Illinois Department of Federal and Professional Regulation show that Hodgkinson held an inspection license from February 2003 to November 2016. "We are strongest when we are unified and we work together for the common good", Trump said. After Scalise was hit, said Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republi...

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  • Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief
Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief

According to the FBI , Hodgkinson began shooting at around 7:09 AM EST on June 14 and officers arrived at approximately 7:12 AM and the suspect was engaged by law enforcement at 7:14 AM. Clair County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Richard Wagner, right, listens Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Belleville , Ill. As a home inspector , Hodgkinson got a...

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  • Trump, working with Ivanka, to push expanded apprenticeship programs
Trump, working with Ivanka, to push expanded apprenticeship programs

Congress passed the Fitzgerald Act in 1937, authorizing the secretary of labor to "formulate and promote the furtherance of labor standards necessary to safeguard the welfare of apprentices and to cooperate with the States in the promotion of such standards".

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  • How Jeremy Corbyn beat Theresa May in the social media election war
How Jeremy Corbyn beat Theresa May in the social media election war

LONDON - Jeremy Corbyn was greeted with a hero's welcome from Labour MPs tonight as he told them they could soon be in government. LABOUR LEADER JEREMY CORBYN has ratcheted up the new left-wing dividing lines in Scottish politics with a pledge to focus on revitalising Labour support north of the border.

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  • Peterborough charity heads to London to aid Grenfell Tower fire victims
Peterborough charity heads to London to aid Grenfell Tower fire victims

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. "Our specialist urban search and rescue crews are now working to make the block safe so our firefighters can continue to progress throughout the building, making a detailed, fingertip search for anyone who may still be inside", she said....

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  • Chuck Schumer Mocks Trump After Cabinet Meeting
Chuck Schumer Mocks Trump After Cabinet Meeting

Democratic strategist David Axelrod said a Cabinet meeting Tuesday in which officials offered gushing praise for President Trump as they spoke one by one around a table was "embarrassing" and reminded him of North Korea. "You know, before we go any further, I just want to say thank you for the opportunity and blessing to serve your agen...

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  • Singapore May exports shrink again y/y, electronics shipments still solid
Singapore May exports shrink again y/y, electronics shipments still solid

Maybank's Chua said the May 2016 export figures were unusually high as non-monetary gold exports surged more than five-fold that month. On a month-on-month and seasonally adjusted basis, May exports rose 8.1 per cent from April, nearly double the 4.1 per cent forecast by analysts.

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  • Top House Dem: Obstruction should be part of Trump-Russia probe
Top House Dem: Obstruction should be part of Trump-Russia probe

Mueller III to investigate Trump's own conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

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  • Theresa May Nears a Deal With Right-Wing Democratic Unionists
Theresa May Nears a Deal With Right-Wing Democratic Unionists

European Parliament leaders laid into May and called for Britain to say when negotiations would start.They were meant to begin on June 19 but look unlikely to now as May tries to reach a political deal to stay in office. Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland , such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams , have objected. "However, whilst talks are ongoing, i...

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  • One week on from United Kingdom election and political uncertainty remains rife
One week on from United Kingdom election and political uncertainty remains rife

And a Downing Street source said the talks had been "constructive" so far. May has given no indication she will change course on the key elements of Brexit; but whatever her plan she will be heavily reliant upon the 10 lawmakers from the eurosceptic DUP, who would help her edge past the 326 votes needed in parliament to avoid the government colla...

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  • Trump 'being investigated for obstruction of justice'
Trump 'being investigated for obstruction of justice'

The Post quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying those who agreed to be interviewed include National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats, Adm. "I don't know how anyone can see this as anything but obstruction of justice". He then said: "I might even lengthen out the investigation, but I have to do the right thing for the American people...

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  • Macron's New Party Set for Landslide in French Parliament Election
Macron's New Party Set for Landslide in French Parliament Election

Macron's closest rival, the mainstream conservatives, took less than 16 percent. Among commentators also sounding a cautionary note was Nicolas Beytout of the daily L'Opinion, who wrote: "Sure, Emmanuel Macron is ready to pull off the unthinkable for someone who didn't even have a party a year ago - a spectacular majority in the National Asse...

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  • Police negotiating with armed man in Melbourne
Police negotiating with armed man in Melbourne

Negotiators at the scene. Tactical police are now at the scene. There are reports there may be a woman and child inside the house but police are refusing to comment. It is believed the man attempted to exit the house earlier but ran back inside as officers surrounded the property. This is a breaking news story.

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