• U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

Sava did not put a timeline on Scalise's release from the hospital, saying there were "too many forks in the road" to tell at this point. Hospital staff told CBN News he will likely undergo more surgeries. "Not here, but in our thoughts and prayers, Steve Scalise ", said the announcer before the game. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Ca...

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  • Schumer calls for all-senators meeting on health care
Schumer calls for all-senators meeting on health care

Jim Justice to raise the state sales tax to 6.5 percent, eliminate some tax exemptions, similar to the House proposal, and set up a tiered severance tax system, meant to give tax breaks to mines producing low-cost steam coal. "The truth is Obamacare isn't flawless, but at least when Senate Democrats passed their initial bill in 2009 they wor...

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  • Russia criticizes US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba
Russia criticizes US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

In a written statement, published on Friday night, the Cuban government called President Trump's announcement a step back in relations. Here's a look at Trump's policy toward Cuba . The new rules include prohibitions on Americans spending money on businesses controlled by the military, which has a wide reach in the Cuban economy.

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  • Trump roll backs Obama's Cuba policy, calls it
Trump roll backs Obama's Cuba policy, calls it "one-sided"

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the policy before Trump announces it, despite the president's regular criticism of the use of anonymous sources. Trump said his actions bypassed the military and the government to help the Cuban people form businesses and pursue much better lives. The venue is named after a leader of the fa...

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  • DHS formally rolls back Obama's DAPA immigration program
DHS formally rolls back Obama's DAPA immigration program

In at least a temporary reversal of one of his most vile campaign promises, Donald Trump has apparently made a decision to allow DREAMers - young people who were brought here illegally by their parents as children - to stay in the country , at least for the time being.

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  • Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

Scalise's security detail and other police officers shot and killed the assailant, James Hodgkinson of IL, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and other Republicans over social media. The surgeon on Friday said he was "a lot more confident and optimistic" about Scalise's recovery than he was two days ago. It emerged Hodgkinson h...

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  • Newt Gingrich's stance on Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give you whiplash
Newt Gingrich's stance on Special Counsel Robert Mueller will give you whiplash

Speaking to PBS television, Mr Ruddy said that sacking Mr Mueller would be a "very significant mistake" but warned that the prosecutor had "real conflicts", highlighting... Indeed it was a recommendation from Mr Rosenstein last month that led Mr Trump to sack then-FBI director James Comey . High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are...

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  • Trooper dead after 2-car collision on Florida highway
Trooper dead after 2-car collision on Florida highway

Bishop was struck when two other cars driving south collided. A report from Florida Highway Patrol said Sgt. William Trampass Bishop had been at the scene of a previous crash involving a vehicle parked in the southbound emergency lane. They were reportedly in the inside emergency lane. Ann and I are praying for Sergeant Bishop's family and loved ...

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  • Donald Trump says he's being investigated over Comey
Donald Trump says he's being investigated over Comey

That he would confirm he is under investigation came out of nowhere, this official said . "This is a political fight and he's going to fight it", a White House official said regarding president's Friday's tweets . Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol ...

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  • Senate Goal: June Vote to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
Senate Goal: June Vote to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Sens. Richard Burr of North Carolina and Lindsey Graham of SC declaring over the last several days that they don't even see Senate Republicans passing a health care bill by the end of the year. But lawmakers emerging from the room were tight-lipped about what exactly is on the table. Let me just say, I watched carefully all of the hearings that...

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  • Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'
Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

And the people told me, you know, despite these splits, it doesn't divide them personally, and they're able to get along. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign", said a statement from the former Democratic presidential hopeful.

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  • Putin to attend Confed Cup opening match
Putin to attend Confed Cup opening match

This year's tournament is held between June 17 and July 2 at four stadiums in Russian Federation and they are Spartak Stadium in Moscow , St. Petersburg Stadium, Fisht Stadium in Sochi and the Kazan Arena in Kazan. In the 69th minute, Russian Federation scored again when Smolov started a move on the halfway line, passed the ball wide to the righ...

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  • Trump's friend says he might fire Mueller
Trump's friend says he might fire Mueller

The attorney general is expected to be closely questioned about his contacts with Kislyak and his role in last month's firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . "Special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause, and I am required to put that cause in writing". President Donald Trump "has no intention" of firing Rob...

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  • Trump signs order expanding labor apprenticeships
Trump signs order expanding labor apprenticeships

The White House estimates there are 6 million vacant jobs that companies can not fill due to a lack of skilled workers. As part of the administration's " workforce development week ", the president's push to train a new generation of workers is geared at matching workers with millions of open jobs and thus, closing the phenomenon known as the...

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  • Cuba: US in 'No Position' to Lecture on Human Rights
Cuba: US in 'No Position' to Lecture on Human Rights

Engage Cuba , a USA business lobby group, published an economic impact analysis on the costs of reversing Obama's policy. The new normal, it seems, is normalization with the communist nation. There are two imminent, important changes. Cuban-Americans can still send money to relatives and travel to the island without restriction . The amendment...

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  • Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller
Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller

Coulter suggested that because Comey had testified that Trump hadn't been personally under investigation while he was FBI director, the objective of Mueller's commission "is now over". President Trump and Robert Muller. The statement came after Sen. "The Department of Justice has a long-established policy to neither confirm nor deny such a...

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  • Former UGA Golfer Shares US Open Lead After 2 Rounds
Former UGA Golfer Shares US Open Lead After 2 Rounds

Deepdale's Hagestad misses cut. Walking to the 18th green, Justin Thomas knew he had a chance for history. More significant, though, is his own history. It didn't work all that well. The crowd at Erin Hills erupted once again when he dropped the eight-foot eagle putt that remained a few moments later.

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  • One dead, 35 injured in India's Darjeeling clashes
One dead, 35 injured in India's Darjeeling clashes

Darjeeling is bracing for another shutdown as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership has chose to hold a protest rally with the bodies of two persons allegedly killed during yesterday's clashes. GJM activists threw petrol bombs, bottles and stones at the anti-riot police personnel, who fired teargas shells to disperse the mob in Singmari. H...

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  • Otto Warmbier Returns From North Korea With Extensive Brain Damage
Otto Warmbier Returns From North Korea With Extensive Brain Damage

Speaking in general terms, doctors said one cause of cardio-pulmonary arrest in a young person could be respiratory arrest, including possible airway obstruction. American student Otto Warmbier , center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea , Wednesday, March 16, 2016. His father, Fred Warmbier, said his son had been "...

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  • Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to 'Serious'
Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to 'Serious'

Mr Scalise remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit, but his risk of death is "substantially lower than when he came in", Mr Sava said. Hodgkinson was shot by police and later died of his injuries. Sava said he was able to respond to family members while still under sedation, but that Scalise will have to remain in the hosp...

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

The second-term lawmaker from Cassville was one of the Republican team's designated hitters, and after spending some time warming up at the batting cages in the Washington suburb of Alexandria , Va., he was ready to slug. Any public collection of politicians should have security, Fuhrman said. "Yes, it's a little frightening". The bill - called ...

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  • Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

A lightning strike is believed to have sparked the blaze in the Pedrogao Grande area after investigators found a tree that was hit during a "dry thunderstorm", the head of the national judicial police told Portuguese media. "All will be done to assist the authorities and people of Portugal at this time of need". "The Portuguese people can count on ...

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  • Macron says door still open for Britain to remain in EU
Macron says door still open for Britain to remain in EU

Many opposition leaders have stressed the danger of Macron facing little opposition or scrutiny from parliament under a constitution that confers huge powers to the president. Around half of REM's candidates are virtual unknowns drawn from diverse fields of academia, business or local activism. They include a mathematician, a bullfighter and a form...

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  • Donald Trump Expected to Restrict Travel and Trade with Cuba
Donald Trump Expected to Restrict Travel and Trade with Cuba

Asked why he appears to have a different attitude toward Cuba, an official said that "the President has made clear" that he will call out "repressive regimes in this hemisphere", and fulfill a promise he made a year ago on the campaign trail to reverse elements of what he called Obama's "bad deal" with Havana.

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  • Protest arrests after cop cleared of shooting death
Protest arrests after cop cleared of shooting death

Pa. Castile had a permit for the weapon, and prosecutors questioned whether Yanez ever saw the gun. January 4: Ramsey County District Court Judge William Leary III, who is white, is assigned to preside over Yanez's manslaughter trial.

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  • 'Team Scalise' unites as lawmaker remains in critical condition
'Team Scalise' unites as lawmaker remains in critical condition

But this year's Congressional Baseball Game for Charity took on unprecedented themes of unity, coming a day after a lone gunman opened fire on the Republican squad as it practiced across the Potomac River. He said he talked with Republican team manager Joe Barton of Texas after the shooting and they agreed that that "we shouldn't let incident...

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  • Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names
Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names

He declined to describe specific internal injuries. The Republican baseball team was practicing early Wednesday ahead of an annual charity game when a gunman who had ranted against President Trump opened fire wounding Scalise and others in the ball field outside Washington .

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  • Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe
Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

According to James Comey , President Trump tried to ask for loyalty from the ex-FBI director and urged to see that he can "let go" of the Russian Federation investigation on Trump's administration . Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill. . But Rosenstein, too, may ultimately have to ha...

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  • Tulsa's Mike Neal Talks About Long-Time Friend Scalise After Shooting
Tulsa's Mike Neal Talks About Long-Time Friend Scalise After Shooting

So Young Pak, director of media relations at MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise is being treated, gave no additional details about his condition. The 51-year-old Republican congressman from Louisiana underwent another surgery on Saturday, the hospital treating him said, which was at least his third operation since being transporte...

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  • Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Scalise, 51, is among four people shot by a gunman at a House Republican baseball practice Wednesday in the Washington suburbs. Members of the Republican team pray before the Democrats and Republicans face off in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington , U.S., June 15, 2017.

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  • Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances
Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances

The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI chief, "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", The Washington Post had reported.

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  • White House committed to anti-Russian sanctions - spokesperson
White House committed to anti-Russian sanctions - spokesperson

Flynn had been misleading about his phone conversations late last December that reportedly included talks with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, just as then-president Barack Obama was ordering new sanctions on Russia over its alleged election meddling.

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  • Lake Fire near Castaic Lake in Southern California
Lake Fire near Castaic Lake in Southern California

Arson units are investigating the fire's origin, said Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Richard Licon. Officials received a report of a fire at Zermatt and Pacific Crest Drives around 11:50 a.m., said U.S. With the cooler overnight hours, firefighters hope the blaze will slow and ground crews can block the fire's path. The 10-acre fire...

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  • US Open notebook: Tommy Fleetwood prevents total meltdown on No. 18
US Open notebook: Tommy Fleetwood prevents total meltdown on No. 18

Open, he closed out a frustrating third round with a quadruple-bogey at the par-5 18th on Saturday. At one time seven players were tied for the lead at seven-under and then again at eight-under with nobody able to gain separation until Thomas ripped a mighty three-wood second shot and then drained his eight-foot eagle putt at 18 sparking thunde...

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  • Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family
Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family

Scalise was among three people shot by 66-year-old James Hodgkinson on Wednesday. Doctors treating wounded House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise have upgraded his condition from "critical" to "serious". The person did not disclose the names, but said those listed had been briefed. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than...

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