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Jun 17 2017

Acquittal of officer who killed Philando Castile sparks emotional outcry

St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez has been acquitted over the shooting death of Philando Castile. A few hundred people have gathered at Minnesota's state Capi...

Jun 17 2017

Twitter Reacts to Trump's Cuba Policy, Assata Shakur Statement

U.S. president Donald Trump has thrust America and Cuba back on a path towards open hostility with a blistering denunciation of the island's communist government . U...

Jun 17 2017

Hundreds protest after officer acquitted in Philando Castile shooting

Paul, Minn. The St. Anthony Police Department has dismissed Yanez from duty despite being cleared of all charges. Officer Jeronimo Yanez is charged in the death o...

Jun 17 2017

Sen. Boozman criticizes Trump's Cuba policy change, calling it 'step backward'

The new realities of U.S.travel to Cuba will be determined by the regulations that federal agencies will produce as a result of the new policy. Embassies in Havana an...

Jun 17 2017

Hundreds protest Sharia law in Houston, nationwide

ANTI-SHARIA MARCHES, COUNTER-PROTESTS LEAD TO FIGHTING AND ARRESTSHowever, downtown Raleigh saw two protests: One on Capitol grounds where North Carolinians gathered to p...

Jun 17 2017

Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Police special agent David Bailey , injured in the shooting Wednesday in an Alexandria, Va., park, threw out the ceremonial first ball after it was presented to him by...

Jun 17 2017

No plan to sack Russia probe head Mueller

Trump ally Chris Ruddy has caused quite a stir over the past 24 hours. "I think there's a conflict there". "I appointed him. I stand by it. and I am going to defend t...

Jun 17 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise 'Took a Bullet for All of Us'

A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practi...

Jun 17 2017

Mo Brook's name found on hit list of Congressional baseball shooter

He had a foster child daughter who died of suicide. She said Hodgkinson was home all day, and she suspected he left because "he just wanted a break from it". I think they...

Jun 17 2017

GOP Rep. Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Ballfield Shootout

Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited the hospital where Scalise was being treated. The gunman died after being wounded in a gunfight with polic...

Jun 17 2017

Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

Bristol County Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz said that it was Carter's words that had sealed her fate. Prosecutors said Carter also told Mr Roy to " get b...

Jun 17 2017

Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

Before taking office in January, Trump was a NY real estate developer and television celebrity. The documents cover January 2016 through spring 2017. Trump refinanced i...

Jun 17 2017

Scalise Is Doing Worse Than Originally Thought

The hospital said in an update Wednesday night that the Scalise remains in critical condition. Trump and his wife, Melania, visited with Scalise late Wednesday. The g...

Jun 17 2017

Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

Americans shouldn't have to fear being victims of gun violence as they go about their lives and that includes sending their children to school, going to church, partying ...

Jun 17 2017

Will Senate Republicans repeal Obamacare when nobody's looking?

Republicans have sought to overturn Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature domestic healthcare law since it was enacted in 2010.Whatever the White House's...

Jun 17 2017

Former Hood College basketball player protected lawmakers in Alexandria shooting

The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball pr...

Jun 17 2017

Trump appears to criticize Rosenstein in tweet

Because the investigation now includes questions about whether or not President Donald Trump may have obstructed justice in conversations with former FBI Director ...

Jun 17 2017

Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable

The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Scalise remained in critical condition on Thursday after the latest surgery. Despite his optimism, Sava said Scal...

Jun 17 2017

Puerto Ricans skeptical of change after vote for statehood

Puerto Ricans are getting the chance to tell U.S. Congress on Sunday which. Just after taking office in January, she introduced statehood legislation into Congress, but...

Jun 17 2017

List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

Over the course of Thursday's news conference, Hodgkinson did not wish to discuss her husband's politics and asked reporters to leave her neighbors and family alone. "T...