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Trump To Restrict Business With Cuba

Trump To Restrict Business With Cuba

I'll be in Miami with the president of the United States who's going to be announcing strategic, targeted changes in U.S. Policy toward Cuba. Trump's changes, shared Thursday with the Miami Herald , are meant to sharply curtail cash flow to the Cuban government and pressure its communist leaders to let the island's fledgling private sector grow. Read More

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GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

Matt Mika's family says the MI native is in critical condition after being shot during a baseball practice for congressional Republicans. He's in intensive care at George Washington University Hospital . Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) said Mika had volunteered to help Republican members of the House and Senate prepare for their charity game against Democrats . Read More

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Attack on US lawmakers: what we know

Attack on US lawmakers: what we know

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) said as he walked to a bus after the shooting at a neighborhood park this morning. Mr Ryan identified the wounded Capitol Police officers as David Bailey and Crystal Griner. He "started doing what you need to do to stop the blood loss", Brooks said. "The Capitol Police protects all of us, takes risks for us", said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Read More

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Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown

At one point in the 2010-11 season, the Cavs went on a 26 game losing streak , which is the second worst in National Basketball Association history . "I'm just so happy for him to be able to realise his goal and be my teammate". " You have to tip your hat to Cleveland ", he added. Durant signed with the Warriors as a free agent in the summer of 2016 after the Celtics had made a hard push to get him. Read More

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Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice

Eyewitness captures video of shootout at GOP baseball practice

Press Secretary Sean Spicer describes the scene in the intensive care unit as "emotional". Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner, right, walks behind House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, middle, on November 15, 2016. Williams said he was injured after he ran from the sound of gunfire and dove into the first base dugout "like. into a pool with no water". Griner remained in good condition in the hospital after being shot in the ankle, and Bailey was treated and released after sustaining a ... Read More

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Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'

He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations". Although Comey also kept some cards close to his chest before the Senate intelligence committee last week , there was a stark contrast in tone. Harris was similarly reprimanded by Burr just six days ago for her manner of questioning Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. But as the Senate continues to investigate Trump and Russian Federation, it's not clear how long they'll be able to continue avoiding those ... Read More

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Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge's death case

The hearing is expected to conclude later on Monday, at which point Magisterial District Judge Allen Sinclair will rule whether Parks Miller has established enough of a case to advance it to Centre County Court of Common Pleas. Civil attorney Tom Kline, who represents Piazza's parents, called the tape painful to watch. "Joking among themselves. Kidding among themselves". Read More

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North Korea releases USA student Otto Warmbier

He was charged with "hostile acts against the state". On the release of Warmbir said Tuesday, June 13, U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson. Warmbier's plane landed at Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport at around 10.15 p.m. Tillerson did not elaborate on Warmbier's current health condition, and said he would not be offering additional comment out of respect for the family's privacy. Read More

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Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred issued a statement Wednesday following the shooting of several Republican Congress members during a practice for the annual charity Congressional Baseball Game . Flake said Scalise was laying injured in the outfield "for at least 10 minutes ". He said he and his colleagues are secure. Filous said she saw the shooter hit a uniformed law enforcement officer, who she said was later evacuated by helicopter. Read More

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Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence

Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence

Neidorff, the company's CEO and president, said in a statement. To view the full article, register now. Centene served 1.2 million exchange members as of March 31, 90 percent of which are eligible for ObamaCare subsidies. "They're just going to presumably be in Wyandotte (County) and Johnson County", Shultz said. Centene's added commitment to the ACA exchanges runs counter to the actions of most other insurers, which have imposed double-digit premium increases or left exchanges ... Read More

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Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

As the No. 3 House Republican, Scalise has a security detail assigned to him at all times. The gunman who opened fire Wednesday morning at a US congressional baseball practice field has been identified as James T. Barton said his son, Jack, got under an SUV. Speaker Ryan identified the wounded Capitol Police officers as David Bailey and Crystal Griner. The FBI is leading the investigation into the shooting. Read More

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Rep. DeSantis Had 'Odd' Encounter With Man Before Virginia Shooting

NBC News reports the suspect is James T. Hodgkinson, who is in his late 60s with an IL driver's license. I responded that it was a Republican team practicing and he proceeded to shoot Republicans. DeSantis said he didn't realize the connection until later, when heard the news of the shooting, and alerted the police. " ... But looking at a guy like this who's acting on those impulses, you have to acknowledge that there is something brewing out there". Read More

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Airport: Emergency workers focused on saving woman

Airport: Emergency workers focused on saving woman

Paul International Airport, was only partially clothed, sparking anger over the handling of the matter, according to news report. "Our crew declared an emergency landing and requested that paramedics meet the flight". A different passenger didn't think the EMT did anything wrong. "The EMT was out of line", passenger Art Endress told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Read More

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Alleged shooter James Hodgkinson targeted Republicans, congressmen say

Alleged shooter James Hodgkinson targeted Republicans, congressmen say

When I say risking themselves, I mean, they're shooting 90-100 feet away. Two Capitol police officers who were at the scene to provide security for the lawmakers engaged the gunman with pistols, Brooks said . One of the worst incidents happened in 1998, when a gunman stormed through a Capitol door and shot and killed two members of the Capitol police , detective John Gibson and officer Jacob Chestnut. Read More

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'Secrecy veil': Reporters told no more Senate hallway interviews

'Secrecy veil': Reporters told no more Senate hallway interviews

Rosenstein's reasoning was trotted out by the White House as justification for the firing, Mr. Trump confirmed in a television interview and to Russian officials in the Oval Office that the real reason was Mr. He said he wouldn't move forward on a change to press access without consulting me. He said it was an inquiry and that we would talk about it. The results, which were a part of a Politico/Morning Consult poll released on Wednesday, found that 45 percent of voters said they trust ... Read More

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Suspect in custody in Virginia shooting

Suspect in custody in Virginia shooting

The shots were reported on East Monroe Street in Del Ray, Alexandria police said on Twitter at 7:30 a.m. He has since been taken to a hospital. Rep. He said a staffer used a belt as a tourniquet to stop Scalise's bleeding. 'Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone. Read More

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US Congressman shot at during baseball practice

US Congressman shot at during baseball practice

He is the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district, serving since 2008. WATCH: Video shows House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise taken away on stretcher and into helicopter following shooting at Virginia park. Multiple lawmakers tweeted that their thoughts and prayers were with those impacted by the shooting. In an address from the White House, President Trump said, "the assailant has now died from his injuries". Read More

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Texas Rep. Joe Barton, son witnessed shooting at Virginia baseball field

Texas Rep. Joe Barton, son witnessed shooting at Virginia baseball field

He said the gunman started shooting at Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Miss., who plays third base. "Please join me in praying for Steve Scalise and everyone else impacted by this horrific act". Aside from talking about the game, both Doyle and Barton looked inward at the ratcheted-up partisan language that's paralyzed Capitol Hill for years, and said the incident should make legislators rethink the kind of vitriol that's been thrown around in politics. Read More

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Authorities continue to search for escaped Lincoln County inmates

Authorities continue to search for escaped Lincoln County inmates

Irvin was in jail for first-degree murder. After escaping, the men were believed to have stolen a red pickup and a white truck from neighboring homes. They are considered extremely unsafe, Dougherty said. "There's an area between the ceiling and. probably about a 10-foot wall". Deputies initially thought they had made contact one of the four escaped inmates but later called off the search. Read More

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Government to rewrite rules for student loan forgiveness

The Trump administration is set to eliminate Obama-era rules targeting for-profit schools that left students with high amounts of debt, according to Dow Jones. "We are working with servicers to get these loans discharged as expeditiously as possible". Under the rules, students can have their loans erased if their college misrepresented the quality of its programs or broke a "contractual promise" with its students. Read More

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Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

Gunman dead after shooting top Republican politician at baseball practice

At least five people were taken to hospitals from the incident, according to Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown . Scalise underwent surgery, and was listed as being in critical condition, according to the hospital. During a break in the gunfire, he said he ran for cover and went to render help to those injured. However, Republican Congressman Bill Johnson was at Wednesday morning's practice, along with about two dozen other Republican members of Congress. Read More

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