• Congressional Baseball Game set for fundraising record, following shooting
Congressional Baseball Game set for fundraising record, following shooting

The wound shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries, as did a congressional aide, and they have been released from hospitals. Scalise, 51, was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center suffering from a single rifle shot to the left hip. Numerous players in the co...

Read more

  • USA secretary Tillerson says
USA secretary Tillerson says "very difficult" for Qatar to comply with demands

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has been working the phones for weeks in a bid to end the rift involving US allies, issued a carefully worded statement Sunday leaning toward Qatar's argument that the demands - or some of them at least - are unrealistic .

Read more

  • Florida Gov. to name ally as chief financial officer
Florida Gov. to name ally as chief financial officer

Atwater is reportedly resigning from the job before his term is over to become a vice president at Florida Atlantic University. Patronis, 45, backed Scott during his initial run for governor seven years ago when many in the GOP establishment were supporting then-Attorney General Bill McCollum in the primary.

Read more

  • Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5
Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5

Jurors could also have opted to convict him of involuntary manslaughter or find him not guilty of any of those charges. Bond testified during the trial, a requirement of her plea agreement, and said that she saw McCarthy punch the child in the stomach.

Read more

  • CO Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering
CO Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering

The number of such uncontested general election races has been rising steadily over the past few decades, and experts say partisan gerrymandering of legislative districts is partly to blame. Republicans hold nearly two thirds of the seats in the Georgia House of Representatives . And only four other states had a lower percentage of contested rac...

Read more

  • 14-Year-Old Falls 25 Feet from Six Flags Ride
14-Year-Old Falls 25 Feet from Six Flags Ride

In a rescue caught on video by witness Loren Lent , the teen slips out from the 2-person auto she was sharing with a relative and momentarily dangles 25-feet in the air. "It's unbelievable you know I mean as I keep saying too God put us in the right place at the right time , you know we were able to do something good and we saved a child's life...

Read more

  • Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms
Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to say he would not support the measure in its current form. Heller is up for reelection in 2018 in a state won by Hillary Clinton in last year's presidential election. President Donald Trump , who vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare during his campaign, praised the Senate's bill, but noted chan...

Read more

  • Pelosi defends leadership after special election loss
Pelosi defends leadership after special election loss

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 majority. He added that 6th District Republicans united against a Democratic candidate many saw as a tool of his national party leaders. "It's time for some change.

Read more

  • In 2017, tweets are official presidential statements
In 2017, tweets are official presidential statements

While it's nearly impossible for charges to actually be brought against Trump, these developments could certainly feed into the obstruction case and eventual potential punishment from Congress. Trump, according to his advisers, had become enormously frustrated that Comey would not earlier say publicly that Trump was not under investigation .

Read more

  • The White House will not celebrate the end of Ramadan
The White House will not celebrate the end of Ramadan

Families, friends, and other fellow Muslims makes themselves busy in sending Eid SMS to each other. The Bangladeshi government declared a nine-day holiday starting from June 25 for the biggest Muslim festival. A terrorist cell captured by the interior ministry on Saturday confessed to have been planning to attack churches during Eid al-Fitr. ...

Read more

  • College Professor Loses Job Over Combative Appearance on Tucker Carlson's Show
College Professor Loses Job Over Combative Appearance on Tucker Carlson's Show

She addressed the matter with school officials Tuesday, three days before the firing was announced. Durden said that she didn't, and that she could prove it. Durden said the school "publicly lynched" her. When asked if she thought it was fair for whites to attend other Black Lives Matters celebrations, she said, "They do all the time".

Read more

  • Supreme Court limits rights of property owners
Supreme Court limits rights of property owners

By turning the notion that voters choose legislators on its head, partisan gerrymandering potentially violates the equal protection clause. " Republicans have not shown themselves to be good at legal challenges". The Supreme Court has never clearly stated when political gerrymandering becomes unlawful. In the past, the Supreme Court has viewed...

Read more

  • Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement
Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement

Johnson has said the measure leaves too much of Obamacare in place and would not lower premiums to make health care less expensive. So far, five Republican senators are expressing opposition to the Senate GOP plan that would scuttle much of former President Barack Obama's health law.

Read more

  • Cassidy still undecided on health care bill, he tells Face the Nation
Cassidy still undecided on health care bill, he tells Face the Nation

Collins appeared on the show, hosted by George Stephanopoulos , after Sen. Two Republican critics of the Senate's health care bill expressed strong doubts Sunday that the legislation can make it through the chamber before the July 4 recess, as the GOP leadership wants.

Read more

  • Viral Video Shows Girl Falling From Ride, Does She Have Legal Case?
Viral Video Shows Girl Falling From Ride, Does She Have Legal Case?

It was shut as a precaution. The ride operator apparently stopped the attraction while bystanders gathered below to catch the girl if she fell to the ground. "No one wants to put himself underneath a body like that, but I couldn't stand by and watch". They didn't know how she'd fallen out of the ride. The girl's little brother was shaken but otherw...

Read more

  • Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial
Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a mistrial after more than 30 hours of jury deliberations over five days. After the jury deliberated for 30 hours, they informed the judge: "We are nearly evenly split regarding our votes towards a final verdict".

Read more

  • US OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia
US OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential candidate, told Politico . John Thune (R-SD). "Whenever the USA does something that Russia doesn't like, Russia picks things to do that the United States wouldn't like", says Simon Saradzhyan, founding director of the Russia Matters Project at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science ...

Read more

  • 'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law
'A Very Narrow Path' to Repeal Obama's Healthcare Law

Dean Heller and Gov. Brian Sandoval might misunderstand the full intentions of the party on health care and issued a broad promise to the country. Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday she has extreme reservations about the U.S.

Read more

  • Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill
Republicans Scramble to Shore Up Support for Healthcare Bill

Fox News' Pete Hegseth pointed to former President Barack Obama's recent Facebook post criticizing the Senate's healthcare bill . "Look forward to making it really special!" The healthcare bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could be in trouble now that a handful of Senate Republicans said they won't support the cu...

Read more

  • SpaceX closes out a rocket doubleheader with Iridium launch and booster landing
SpaceX closes out a rocket doubleheader with Iridium launch and booster landing

Just over 48 hours after its successful launch of BulgariaSat-1, US space firm SpaceX has successfully completed its second launch on Sunday with liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from California carrying 10 Iridium-NEXT satellites into low-Earth orbit (LEO).

Read more

  • Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted
Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted

However, he said he was "not in a position to know whether the successful Russian government-directed hacks of the DNC and elsewhere did in fact alter public opinion and thereby alter the outcome of the presidential election". "It's all a big Dem scam and excuse for losing the election!" While there is an ongoing investigation into ties bet...

Read more

  • Thunderbirds F-16 Flips On Landing (Updated and Corrected)
Thunderbirds F-16 Flips On Landing (Updated and Corrected)

Officials decided the Thunderbirds would not perform Saturday at the Vectren Dayton Air Show. Lt. Col. Jason Heard, commander of the Thunderbirds , said a safety board will determine the cause of the "mishap" that occurred upon landing around 12:30 p.m.

Read more

"No Nexus to Terrorism" in Congressional Baseball Shooting

The gunman who shot four people including a Republican member of Congress at a baseball field last week acted alone and was not connected to terrorism, FBI investigators said Wednesday. She said he told her that he was going "to work with people to change the tax brackets". He also visited the office of independent Sen. A Sanders' spokesman said ...

Read more

  • Trump says GOP isn't 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
Trump says GOP isn't 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Senate Republican leaders are scrambling for enough votes to approve their health care legislation as soon as this week. WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday she has extreme reservations about the U.S.

Read more

  • GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward
GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward

President Donald Trump , who vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare during his campaign, praised the Senate's bill , but noted changes were likely. Senate leaders want to hold a vote this week, but pressure is mounting from both outside and inside the GOP conference. He said they had "at best, a 50-50 chance".

Read more

  • Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservative
Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservative

Phillips, among others who work in the Koch political network, said they want to see the Senate bill go further in gutting the Medicaid expansion that poor and disabled USA citizens. Meadows, chairman of the conservative Freedom Caucus in the House, said he is prepared to support the Senate bill if it clears that chamber, a sign that quick action t...

Read more

  • India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet
India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Further lauding the External Affairs Minister, he said that the technology-driven changes in the working of the government has helped to reach to anyone in need and provide help and assistance to them. "If any Indian in distress tweets from anywhere in the world to the External Affairs Ministry, even at two in the night, within 15 minutes Sushma Sw...

Read more

  • Supreme Court ruling could help Washington Redskins keep their name
Supreme Court ruling could help Washington Redskins keep their name

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hears trademark cases, ruled that making decisions about which trademarks might be disparaging amounts to improper viewpoint discrimination by the government, "in order to stifle the use of certain disfavored messages".

Read more

  • NYCFC's David Villa is (still) living up to the hype
NYCFC's David Villa is (still) living up to the hype

Jack Harrison and Ben Sweat shined as they scored the only goals of the match, as Red Bull New York's lack of offensive creativity doomed them to a shutout. He had two good chances that would have turned into goals had Luis Robles not made excellent saves, and the 19-year-old was a constant presence as NYCFC poured pressure on the Red Bull...

Read more

  • Young Girl Falls from Ride at Six Flags, Saved by Park Guests
Young Girl Falls from Ride at Six Flags, Saved by Park Guests

The unidentified 14-year-old girl from Greenwood, Delaware, survived the ordeal and is at Albany Medical Center in stable condition with no serious injuries, according to The Warren County Sheriff's Office. Her little brother was shaken but uninjured, she said. Generally speaking, amusement parks can be sued for negligence, including failing to m...

Read more

  • Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting
Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

On Monday, the jury was told it could find Officer Heaggan-Brown guilty of the original charge, first-degree reckless homicide , or of either of two lesser charges: second-degree reckless homicide, which carries a maximum of 15 years in prison, or homicide by negligent operation of a unsafe weapon, punishable by as many as five years in prison.

Read more

  • Suspected ballfield shooter belonged to anti-GOP groups
Suspected ballfield shooter belonged to anti-GOP groups

Jeff Weaver, Sanders' former presidential campaign manager, told CNN that Sanders' political staff was trying to get more information. Police said that James T. "He's just been a radical nut", Karmen Schaumleffel said about Hodgkinson. Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St. Louis, said in an interview Wednesday that he became fri...

Read more

  • Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill
Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people. While neither of Louisiana's Republican U.S. senators has committed to back the Senate GOP health plan, advocacy groups seeking to keep the current federal law intact have their focus squarely on only one of them: physician Bill Cassidy.

Read more

  • Disabled AHCA protesters dragged from their wheelchairs at Mitch McConnell's office
Disabled AHCA protesters dragged from their wheelchairs at Mitch McConnell's office

They called their protest a "die-in". Such is their majority in the Senate , Republicans can afford to lose two Senators and still see the bill approved when it is voted on next week. One of the organizers for ADAPT , Bruce Darling, said that the planned cuts to Medicaid would result in diminished medical care access and fewer services ...

Read more

  • Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare
Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Senate Republicans on Sunday indicated resistance to rushing a vote on the GOP proposal to repeal and replace ObamaCare before the July 4 recess. With only a slim Republican majority in the Senate, any dissent in the GOP could lead to the failure of the legislation, known as the Better Care Act.

Read more