• Wounded GOP Rep Steve Scalise out of intensive care
Wounded GOP Rep Steve Scalise out of intensive care

A gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday. Slater said Hodgkinson legally purchased both the guns he used in the attack - the handgun in March 2003 and the rifle in November 2016, after the presidential ...

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  • Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest
Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest

Flood warnings were continued until noon Saturday for Athens and Washington counties in southeastern OH for streams and rivers running high and overflowing in spots, including the Sunday Creek in Gloucester, in northwest Athens County. "There could be a foot of water that's unforeseen". What remains of Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to brin...

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  • Activists Say the Trump Administration Is Making Yellowstone Bears Vulnerable to Hunters
Activists Say the Trump Administration Is Making Yellowstone Bears Vulnerable to Hunters

Fish and Wildlife Service announcement past year to move the grizzlies from protection through the Endangered Species Act . Successful conservation efforts were credited by U.S. This isn't the first time the fate of the Yellowstone grizzly has proved to be a point of significant contention. The Interior Department has announced that it wil...

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  • North Korea denies U.S. claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured
North Korea denies U.S. claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

The casket carrying the remains of Otto Warmbier is carried out of Wyoming High School in Wyoming, Ohio on June 22, 2017, following the funeral for Otto Warmbier. Warmbier returned to the United States last week in a coma, only to die six days after his arrival. The article published by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ) was Pyo...

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  • Longoria, Peterson lead Rays over Orioles 15-5
Longoria, Peterson lead Rays over Orioles 15-5

OUR PREDICTION: The over is a flawless 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams in Tampa Bay and is 7-3-1 in the last 11 meetings overall. Bench coach John Russell took over as manager. Mejia (2-3) held Cleveland to two hits in five innings, but had to work around five walks and two errors.

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  • 1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm
1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

Forecasters warn the possibility of tornadoes and flooding rains will continue as the storm moves through the Southeast. The flash flood watch is in effect from 7 p.m. Weather service flood warnings covered most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches (75 millimeters) of rainfall having accumulated in some places by m...

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  • US Navy confirms all 7 missing sailors from USS Fitzgerald found dead
US Navy confirms all 7 missing sailors from USS Fitzgerald found dead

Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Japan, Rear Adm. Greg Fenton, echoed the same message, saying, "Navy Region Japan and the shore enterprise are 100% committed to providing support to these families during this hard time". Last night, at a distance of about 56 nautical miles North-West of the Japanese island Yokosuka was a collision of destroyer US...

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  • Defending Senate Repeal Effort, Trump Trashes Obamacare
Defending Senate Repeal Effort, Trump Trashes Obamacare

Dean Heller , R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. Democrats hope to use those rules to erase some language from the bill, including a section barring consumers from using the measure's health care tax...

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  • 40 days later Trump admits: No Comey tapes
40 days later Trump admits: No Comey tapes

Mr Trump had earlier questioned Robert Mueller's integrity in an interview with Fox News . "He did admit that what I said was right", Trump told Earhardt. "It seems as if every day President Trump states another fabricated truth, and then when proven incorrect, lashes out at the media for misunderstanding him, claiming 'Fake News!".

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  • Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues
Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP). Although there is no lightning associated with the rain thus far, the weather service says going through this morning, there should be enough instability for at least scattered thunderstorms to develop. West Virginia is taking extra precautions as it is still recovering from the deadly flooding that occurred a y...

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  • Jury votes revealed in Tensing murder retrial
Jury votes revealed in Tensing murder retrial

With one hand still inside the vehicle, Tensing yelled, "Stop!" While Ghiz declared a mistrial , Tensing - seated at the defense table in front of her - initially stared straight ahead without responding, and then put his head down, rubbing his eyes with his left hand.

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  • White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request
White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

In fact, Trump says it's "bothersome" that Mueller is friends with terminated Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey. "But I did not tape". White House spokesman Sean Spicer said at a news briefing that the administration would respond. "It only says I didn't make them, and I'm not aware of them", he told CNN's Wolf Blitzer .

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  • Gunman who shot congressman had no specific target in mind
Gunman who shot congressman had no specific target in mind

An FBI statement Wednesday said items found on Hodgkinson, who had been living in his vehicle in Alexandria at the time, included a piece of paper that contained the names of six members of Congress. On the morning of the shooting, Hodgkinson approached a witness near the baseball field, asking, "Is this the Republican or Democrat baseball team?"...

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  • Senate Republicans unveil health care overhaul
Senate Republicans unveil health care overhaul

The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the Affordable Care Act, like maternity care, emergency services and mental health treatment.

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  • Protesters gather in front of Mitch McConnell's office for 'die
Protesters gather in front of Mitch McConnell's office for 'die

Capitol Police said they arrested 43 protesters for refusing to end the demonstration. It didn't take long for Capitol Police to show up and attempt to remove the protesters, but they quickly faced barriers. "Our lives and liberty shouldn't be stolen to give a tax break to the wealthy". Three officers carried each protester down the hallway, on...

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  • Capitol Police arrest 43 protesters at 'die-in' in Senate office building
Capitol Police arrest 43 protesters at 'die-in' in Senate office building

The demonstration was organized by ADAPT , a national disability rights organization, CNN reported . Many of those removed, even those clearly incapable of causing any harm, were arrested, taken away in a wheelchair-accessible paddy wagon.

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  • Senate GOP's Plan To Repeal, Replace May Be In Trouble
Senate GOP's Plan To Repeal, Replace May Be In Trouble

Conservatives like Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., have warned they could oppose the bill if it doesn't go far enough in dismantling Obama's law. As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than ideal and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvem...

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  • US military says crisis communications link with Russia 'in use'
US military says crisis communications link with Russia 'in use'

Last week, Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces who fought their way to the Syrian border expressed their hope to deliver supplies to Syrian government forces in the besieged city of Deir-al-Zor, where Islamic State group holdouts are clinging to one of their last strongholds.

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  • Wounded congressman Scalise transferred from ICU
Wounded congressman Scalise transferred from ICU

He was listed in critical condition after the shooting, but a George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman said Mika was in good condition Friday. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan of Wis., leaves the podium as he concludes his news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017.

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  • Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy
Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

One to 2 inches of rainfall is expected for much of the area Saturday , and heavy rainfall in some areas could lead to some flooding. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Cindy's maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 miles per hour (64 kph) with continued weakening expected over the next two days.

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  • EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats
EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats

If candidates like Ossoff, Frank, Risheq and Brown lead more Democrats to become lifelong voters in midterm and local elections, they are fighting one of the party's biggest weaknesses. The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their maj...

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Indian community in Portugal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Indian community in Portugal

Narendra Modi will be meeting US President Donald Trump in US on Monday to hold bilateral discussions on a range of issues. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Antonio Costa today jointly visited the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon .

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  • Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients
Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

Mr Obama also wrote that politics could not get in the way of the "compromise" needed between Republicans and Democrats in order to not "put the American people through [the] pain" of being excluded from benefits while pregnant or sick, expensive bills, or high deductibles "while giving billionaires and corporations a massive tax cut in return".

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  • Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest
Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

The severe weather , which was blamed for recent coastal flooding in the Deep South, tornadoes and one death, is rumbling closer to the densely populated East Coast. Four people were taken to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries, the station said. On Friday, forecasters were trying to verify exactly how many tornadoes touched dow...

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  • DC and MD sue Trump, alleging business dealings violate constitution
DC and MD sue Trump, alleging business dealings violate constitution

Maryland and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Monday against Donald Trump that alleges the president violated the Constitution by accepting foreign payments for his private businesses. CREW is asking the court "to stop Trump from violating the Constitution by illegally receiving payments from foreign governments" with ties to Trum...

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  • Federal government will lift protections of Yellowstone grizzly bears
Federal government will lift protections of Yellowstone grizzly bears

A final ruling by USA government officials will strike the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the list of threatened species after its population increased to 700, according to the Associated Press . Conservation and wildlife advocates have opposed removing any grizzly from the endangered species list , and some are promising to sue the gove...

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  • F-16 Thunderbird crashes at Dayton Air Show
F-16 Thunderbird crashes at Dayton Air Show

Col. Jason Heard , Commanding Officer of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds addresses the media about the Friday afternoon mishap involving a Thunderbirds F-16 aircraft. Before the rollover at Dayton International Airport , the military plane flew the unfriendly skies as gusts reached up to 30 mph and heavy rain showered the area, somet...

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  • More than 60 people killed in multiple Pakistan attacks
More than 60 people killed in multiple Pakistan attacks

According to reports coming from the area, the first blast, a low intensity explosion, took place at Turi Market near Tall Adda around 5:30 pm when a large number of people were busy in routine shopping before leaving back for their villages.

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  • U.S. lays down gauntlet to China on N. Korea regime
U.S. lays down gauntlet to China on N. Korea regime

North Korea has accused the USA of conducting a smear campaign against the regime over Otto Warmbier , the American student who was sent home in a coma after 17 months in prison. But U.S. doctors said they found no evidence of the illness. Otto Warmbier's brother, sister and friends were among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Thursday...

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  • Pence lawyers up in expanding Russian Federation probe
Pence lawyers up in expanding Russian Federation probe

A heightened sense of unease gripped the White House on Thursday, as President Donald Trump lashed out at reports he's under scrutiny for obstructing justice, aides repeatedly deflected questions about the probe and Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged hiring a private lawyer to handle fallout from investigations into Russian election medd...

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  • Heavy rain possible as remnant of Cindy moves through
Heavy rain possible as remnant of Cindy moves through

He did not elaborate. Forecasters also are checking damage elsewhere in central and southern Alabama to determine whether tornadoes struck there. Alabama Gov. The homeowners said crews have been working around the clock to get the job done. With a southerly flow of air, temperatures across New Jersey will be rising into the mid-to upper 8...

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  • Red Sox, fans honor Big Papi
Red Sox, fans honor Big Papi

Ortiz left his mark on Boston from his play on the field to his dedication to helping others off of it. But it was Ortiz's defiant speech after the Boston Marathon bombings that cemented him as a civic hero and helped prompt the Red Sox to retire his number less than a year after he retired.

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  • Melania Trump, son Barron, under close scrutiny after move to Washington
Melania Trump, son Barron, under close scrutiny after move to Washington

President Donald Trump and the first family took a break from politics to celebrate on Thursday, but the President didn't forget about two special guests who've been suffering. First lady Melania Trump said Friday that she's hired Timothy Harleth, a top employee at Trump International Hotel in Washington, to be the new White House chief usher.

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  • A two-party approach to health care
A two-party approach to health care

The state has until September to review and submit the rates to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indiana Department of Insurance spokeswoman Jenifer Groth said . Since the new plan includes a provision that gives insurers the option not to cover those with pre-existing conditions - or raise the rates significantly for those who do...

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  • What If Donald Trump Doesn't Sink the Republican Party?
What If Donald Trump Doesn't Sink the Republican Party?

Those involved in the discussions described them as preliminary among like-minded lawmakers. "The bill Republicans announced today is even worse than expected and by far the most harmful piece of legislation I have seen in my lifetime", Sanders said in a statement.

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