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List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter Five innocent people were shot in the attack , including House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise . When asked who would win the Congressional baseball game , Congressman Brad Sherman, who is a Democrat from California, answered "America". [Full Article...]

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy He had access to the facility on Wednesday, and arrived less than two hours before the shooting , the YMCA said in a statement . Hodgkinson wrote often about his hate of the GOP, and, to these Republicans , his decision to take violent action was implicitly encouraged by the Democrats' unrelenting attacks against President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments In the Constitution, there's a clause that forbids federal officials from accepting gifts from foreign powers without being approved by Congress. "If that's not a harm to every American citizen and every resident in the District of Columbia and Maryland, I don't know what is". [Full Article...]

US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation

That initiative sought to temporarily remove the threat of deportation for more than 4 million immigrant parents of children who are USA citizens or lawful permanent residents. "With regard to DACA, the President has remarked on the need to handle the issue with compassion and with heart ", said Burke, the Homeland Security spokeswoman, adding that only Congress could provide a long-term solu... [Full Article...]

OR becomes first state to allow third gender option

OR becomes first state to allow third gender option Activists hope an "X" gender designation is on the way in other states, and eventually, for USA passports. "Our lives are so gendered, which is why it's important that driver licenses and other forms of IDs recognize people who are non-binary", said Basic Rights Oregon co-executive director Nancy Haque, whose organization campaigned for the change . [Full Article...]

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle The justices of the US Supreme Court are accustomed to being cordial in the face of conflict. The decision issued by the 9 Circuit Court on June 12, 2017, was unanimous . The start date on the original order was March 16. Going forward, if either side wishes for appellate review of a class certification decision, it will have to seek permission from the court of appeal under Rule 23 (f ). [Full Article...]

Vice President Pence Stops Into Miami To Talk Central America

Vice President Pence Stops Into Miami To Talk Central America Cullen - who has experience litigating the Iran-Contra investigation, Watergate and the 2000 vote recount in Florida - is a former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. The conference, which lasts until Friday, is expected to bring a diverse group of governments and business leaders from the US and Central Americas together. [Full Article...]

UT alumnus working for Rep. Roger Williams injured in shooting

UT alumnus working for Rep. Roger Williams injured in shooting Conaway, Williams and Brady are safe, according to their offices. Congressman Williams was not shot, however a member of his staff was shot and is receiving medical attention. Williams has served as the Republican baseball team's coach since joining Congress in 2013. Zachary Barth, a staffer for GOP Rep. Roger Williams of TX, posted on FB that he was shot but is "okay". [Full Article...]

Six Hundred Pounds of Meth-Filled Lollipops Were Seized in Texas

Six Hundred Pounds of Meth-Filled Lollipops Were Seized in Texas The reason, deputies say, is the enormous amount of drugs they had with them. Harris County Sheriff's deputies on Thursday received a report of a possible burglary in progress at a home in Spring in the #Houston area. The lollipops - sold for $20 to $40 - were created to look like flowers, bats, Yoda and more, according to KHOU . If they were not sold directly to a child, what if these l... [Full Article...]

Congressman Scalise in critical condition following surgery, hospital says

Police in the upmarket Washington DC suburb of Alexandria said they were investigating a "multiple shooting " and a suspect was in custody. Mr Trump said Mr Scalise "was badly wounded and is now in stable condition". Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, who was in the batting cage in the outfield as the gunman began firing said the officers' presence prevented a "massacre". [Full Article...]

Trump Nominates Former Commissioner Rosenworcel for Open FCC Seat

Trump Nominates Former Commissioner Rosenworcel for Open FCC Seat Rosenworcel at an FCC hearing in 2015. Clyburn's term expires June 30, but she could stay on the commission throughout 2018 even if the Senate doesn't immediately reconfirm her. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, had recommended Rosenworcel for the Democrat spot, Deadline reported . As such, broadband industry lobbyists and Rosenworcel were generally on opposite sides. [Full Article...]

Jury in Bill Cosby case drills down on deposition testimony

Jury in Bill Cosby case drills down on deposition testimony If Cosby is found guilty, he could face up to 30 years behind bars. In a note to Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill shortly before lunch, the jury also asked for more definition of part of the third charge, which accuses Cosby of penetrating Constand's genital area and states he "substantially impaired" her ability to control her conduct by administering drugs or other intoxicants "without t... [Full Article...]

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts You can tell how little Donald Trump's lawyer trusts his client because when asked point-blank whether America could count on Trump, at the very least, not firing the special counsel investigating Russian election hacking and its potential ties to members of the Trump campaign Donald Trump's lawyer could not promise that wouldn't happen . [Full Article...]

Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault

In the audio, Jacobs is heard asking Gianforte a question about health care. He was ordered to pay a $385 fine, do 40 hours community service, and enroll in 20 hours of anger management counseling. One woman said, " That certainly isn't up to me, but I don't know it's too confusing to even know. "I am confident that he will be a strong advocate for a free press and the First Amendment", Jaco... [Full Article...]

'Mom' leaves two tots to die in hot auto in Texas heat

'Mom' leaves two tots to die in hot auto in Texas heat The children died in hospital the following day. Amanda Hawkins was arrested in San Antonio on Thursday and is being held on $70,000 bond, Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer said. She said, "No, they're fine". The next morning the tragic tots were left trapped in her auto as temperatures soared outside. (Web Desk) - In a horrific child endangerment case, 19-year-old mother le... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Explosion at Wisconsin plant kills at least 1

Sheriff: Explosion at Wisconsin plant kills at least 1 Another body was recovered Thursday. The victims are identified as mill operator Duelle Block, forklift operator Robert Goodenow and pack operator Pawel Tordoff. OSHA ordered the mill to correct the problem by April 2011. According to the AP, Didion payed a $3,500 fine and the case was closed. This Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo provided by Jeff Lange shows firefighters at the scene following... [Full Article...]

US Crushes Russian Gang Charged with Mob Crimes and Chocolate Theft

US Crushes Russian Gang Charged with Mob Crimes and Chocolate Theft Shulaya was referred to in the indictment as a " vor v zakonei " or " vor ", which were Russian phrases that roughly translate to "thief-in-law" and refer to "an order of elite criminals from the former Soviet Union". When people hear about Russian organized crime, they picture a stereotypical Russian thug, said Galeotti, the Russian crime expert. According to the New York Times, the court d... [Full Article...]

No Powerball jackpot victor, Saturday drawing worth $435 million

No Powerball jackpot victor, Saturday drawing worth $435 million The Florida Lottery would like to remind all players to please play responsibly , as it only takes one ticket to win. Prior to the drawing, the jackpot was predicted to be $375 million, but that number was increased by over $5 million at the time of the drawing. [Full Article...]

Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor [Full Article...]

Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm [Full Article...]


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