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Lead Surgeon: US Congressman Scalise Showing Improvement After Being Shot

The bullet damaged blood vessels, bones, and internal organs, Sava said . President Donald Trump said Friday that Steve Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". US President Donald Trump has called for unity in the wake of the horrific shooting incident in which a top Republican leader was injured, saying that despite differences the devotion to the country brings the people together. Read More

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A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers

In addition to targeting Republicans and the newfound assassination list, Hodgkinson posted inflammatory statements on Facebook criticizing President Trump and other members of the Republican party. Scalise remained in critical condition at a local hospital, his family by his side, grievously wounded by a bullet that entered at the hip and injured internal organs. Read More

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Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relationship

It went on to list a litany of concerns: racial discrimination, salary inequality between genders, the marginalization of immigrants and refugees from Islamic and other countries, Trump's proposed wall on the southern border, his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, the imprisonment of enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay, the killing of United States and foreign citizens in drone attacks, the preface for and conduct of the wars in Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries, and ... Read More

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Ramirez 2 HRs, Indians beat Twins 9-3 in doubleheader opener

Ramirez 2 HRs, Indians beat Twins 9-3 in doubleheader opener

RANGERS 10, MARINERS 4: Mike Napoli hit two home runs, connecting along with Rougned Odor and Shin-Soo Choo in the sixth inning to power the Texas Rangers past the Seattle Mariners 10-4 on Saturday. Shortstop Erik Gonzalez led off with a single to left field, and then, second baseman Jason Kipnis doubled to the wall in right field, which put a pair of runners in scoring position with nobody out. Read More

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NY Times: Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller

NY Times: Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller

In a panel discussion over the weekend on "Fox News Sunday", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , a close unofficial adviser to Trump, called Mueller's investigation "a witch hunt." Former United States attorney Barbara McQuade, who served under the Barack Obama administration, told the Daily Beast if Trump fired Mueller "and it could be shown that his objective was to impede the investigation, it could be additional evidence of obstruction of justice". Read More

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Inmates accused of breaking free, killing 2 officers appear in court

A 10-mile chase ensued on Interstate 24 south of Nashville when law enforcement officers saw the stolen vehicle. Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose were taken into custody after a vehicle chase in Tennessee , Georgia Gov. According to Lt. Miller of the Tennessee Highway Patrol two suspects, believed to be DuBose and Rowe, were arrested trying to carjack a second vehicle off of exit 89. Read More

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Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

It was read to them by the judge. Deliberations began in Bill Cosby's trial on charges of aggravated indecent assault on Monday night after prosecutors and defense attorneys made their final pleas to the jury. O'Neill asked Cosby if he discussed the issue with his attorneys and if he understood there is no obligation to testify, as the burden to prove the charges of aggravated indecent sexual assault case lies exclusively with the prosecutors. Read More

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Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Yesterday, e-commerce giant Amazon.com announced they are to acquire Texas based retail grocery store chain Whole Foods Market at US$42 per share. Walmart , which has the largest share of the US grocery market, is ramping up its grocery services as a way to fuel online sales. Following the announcement of Amazon's plan to purchase Whole Foods Market, Inc . Read More

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Seven sailors missing after US destroyer collides with container ship

Seven sailors missing after US destroyer collides with container ship

Bryce Benson, were evacuated from the damaged vessel and are being treated at the U.S. naval hospital at Yokosuka, the home of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet. A US defense official said there is flooding in three compartments of the Fitzgerald . USA and Japanese vessels and aircraft have been looking for the missing crew members of the USS Fitzgerald , which crashed with a container ship four times its size in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. Read More

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan stun mighty England to reach final

In fact, England had notched a staggering 23 scores of over 300 in just 47 matches since the 2015 World Cup . The final is at The Oval on Sunday. "We've got a long way to go until we reach the level we want to get to and a level I believe we're good enough to get to". Having swept aside all opposition in the group stage, the hosts were expected to continue their good run when they faced a strong pace attack from Pakistan in the first semi-final of the Champions Trophy 2017 . Read More

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Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

Rep. Steve Scalise is improving but is still in critical condition, according to an update from his doctors. In that awful crime, the country also witnessed the incredible heroism of the Capitol Police, he said, adding that Special Agent Crystal Griner - who he also met during his visit to the hospital - raced into gunfire, along with Special Agent David Bailey. Read More

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Death of man in multi-state chase ruled a homicide

Death of man in multi-state chase ruled a homicide

Massachusetts State Police are retracing the route of the pursuit to determine exactly where the suspect fired at troopers so they can collect evidence. Galarza said she heard multiple rounds fired in rapid succession. Earlier, Jeff Strelzin, senior assistant attorney general in New Hampshire, said the troopers' weapons were taken as part of the investigation, as well as a handgun was found in Brown's vehicle. Read More

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Trump will not weaken 'the revolution', Cuban government says

Trump will not weaken 'the revolution', Cuban government says

Diplomatic relations, restored only two years ago, are to remain intact. Mr Obama and his aides argued that commerce and travel between the countries, which has blossomed since he relaxed the rules, would make his policy irreversible. Obama eliminated the tour requirement, allowing tens of thousands of Americans to book solo trips and spend their money with individual bed-and-breakfast owners, restaurants and taxi drivers. Read More

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Security stepped up at College World Series in Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska is where the last eight teams remaining in college baseball's postseason have gathered. He ranks 12th in the nation with a 1.83 ERA and is tied for 2nd in saves with 16, which is a new school record. TCU is a recent power, its 361 victories the seventh-most since 2010 in college baseball. The Horned Frogs a year ago lost twice to the eventual national title victor, Coastal Carolina. Read More

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Morocco To Send Food To Qatar Amidst Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

Qatar is to airlift 4,000 cows in an audacious attempt to break the Saudi-led siege. "For Eritrea, this is a timely issue that warrants its active support", it noted. Kuwait has tried to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations over Doha's alleged support of Islamists and its ties to Iran. Qatar's Gulf neighbors are even less pleased with its unconventional foreign conduct charted by Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the emir who came to power in a bloodless coup in 1995. Read More

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Hospital: US congressman Scalise still in critical condition

Scalise, who has had two surgeries, will need additional operations and will be in the hospital for "a considerable period of time, presumably weeks", Sava said. The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game raises money for charity. A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. Read More

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Trump said about tightening policy against Cuba

Mr. Trump said the USA will not negotiate with Cuba until the Castro regime schedules free and fair elections, legalizes other political parties, and releases political prisoners. Castro's government has clearly stated it does not intend to change its one-party political system. 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 ... Read More

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White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe

White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe

President Donald Trump's friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy texted ABC's " Good Morning America" co-anchor George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday with a stern warning to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. "I think Congress should now intervene and they should abolish the independent counsel", the former House speaker said. Rosenstein wrote a memo to Sessions on Comey, which was then used by the administration to justify firing the director for his handling of the Clinton case. Read More

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Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

However, the government also made it clear that it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" and cooperation with Washington on issues of mutual interest. and foreign citizens in drone attacks, the preface for and conduct of the wars in Iraq and other Middle Eastern countries, and estimates that the Republican health care bill would cause 23 million people to lose medical insurance. Read More

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US Coast Guard responding after ferry hits jetty

US Coast Guard responding after ferry hits jetty

The Massachusetts Steamship Authority Ferry Iyanough , runs from Hyannis to Nantucket. Last year, a Steamship Authority freight ferry collided with another ferry docked in Woods Hole when its engine stalled. Wayne Lamson, the steamship authority's general manager, thanked the coast guard and local emergency crews who assisted in the rescue and evacuation of ferry passengers. Read More

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Parents of United States student to detail his time in North Korean prison

Parents of United States student to detail his time in North Korean prison

Alison Lebrun helps tie blue-and-white awareness ribbons along Springfield Pike near the family home of Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016. He called on the country to release three other Americans now held there. Twenty-two-year-old Otto Warmbier's (WORM'-birz) high school English teacher, Danica White, says he was an outstanding student with "a good heart". Read More

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Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

An update posted to Scalise's official Twitter account said that he underwent another surgery on Saturday, and added that he continues to show signs of improvement. Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Sava said. He has been sedated, but has been brought out of sedation periodically and been able to recognize and communicate with his family, Sava said. Read More

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Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again

As for Cosby, she said, "I will not degrade myself to even speak his name". The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission. Steadfast Cosby supporters can point to juror division as evidence of a prosecution case that was far from open-and-shut. The jury deadlock left Bill Cosby's accusers dispirited but already looking forward to the 79-year-old comedian's promised retrial. Read More

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Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Yanez, a 29-year-old Latino officer, is charged in the July 6 death of Philando Castile . In that Facebook video, Castile - bleeding heavily - insists that he hadn't been reaching for his gun, which he had a permit to carry. After he shot Castile, Yanez is heard on squad auto video telling a supervisor variously that he didn't know where Castile's gun was, then that he told Castile to get his hand off it. Read More

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Severe Weather Chances Continue This Evening and Tomorrow

Make sure you are weather aware - especially if you have any outdoor activities for Dad. Storms will continue until early Sunday morning. Keep in mind the timing and positioning can change. By 3 - 6 p.m., more storms develop and some of these could turn severe. At this time, the threat for tornadoes is very low to near zero. In Lincoln, any storms are likely to hit between 6 and 11 p.m. Read More

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Rep. Scalise remains in critical condition after surgery

Dr. Jack Sava , trauma director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, says several operations have controlled the bleeding and Scalise's vital signs have stabilized. The gunman who fired on lawmakers at the GOP baseball practice has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66. Investigators said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers, and Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". Read More

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Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

Instead, the biggest question facing Special Counsel Robert Mueller may be whether the actions of President Donald Trump amount to an "abuse of power" for which an article of impeachment is warranted. Dan Coats, the Director of National Intelligence, Mike Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency, and Richard Ledgett, the former Deputy Director at the NSA, had agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators as early as this week, the Washington Post said, citing anonymous ... Read More

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List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

Scalise arrived at the hospital in a critical state, facing "an imminent risk of death", Sava said. The bullet damaged blood vessels, bones, and internal organs, Sava said. Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Sava said. "He clearly knows that they're there and appreciates their presence", Sava said. Read More

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Navy says flooding stabilized after collision

The Fitzgerald suffered damage to its starboard side above and below the waterline which resulted in some flooding, the Navy said. "I want to highlight the extraordinary courage of the Fitzgerald sailors who contained the flooding, stabilized the ship and sailed her back to Yokosuka despite the exceptionally trying circumstances", Navy Rear Adm. Read More

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