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Jun 18 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition following baseball practice shooting

Doctors said Friday the bullet entered at his hip and traveled across his body, causing severe damage to internal organs. It was unclear whether he had emerged from su...

Jun 18 2017

25 dead in central Portugal forest fires

The fire, which started yesterday, is still burning out of control and is already one of the deadliest in Portugal in decades. The blaze spread Saturday to Pedrogao Gr...

Jun 18 2017

Trump lawyer: The president is not under investigation for obstruction

In a heated interview on "Fox News Sunday", Trump attorney Jay Sekulow insisted - as he did on the other Sunday political talk shows - that the president was not und...

Jun 18 2017

Vice President Mike Pence Visits Steve Scalise on Thursday

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice. "He underwent immediate surgery, and an additional procedure to...

Jun 18 2017

Trump lawyer says President isn't under investigation, despite tweets

Mueller, the special counsel named by the US Justice Department to probe the Russia matter, is investigating whether anyone associated with Trump or his campaign had ...

Jun 18 2017

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Yanez, a 29-year-old Latino officer, stopped Castile , a 32-year-old school cafeteria worker, on July 6 in a St. Paul suburb. Castile had a permit. Yanez testified tha...

Jun 18 2017

Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners

Security ministry spokesman Baba Cisse said: "Security forces are in place". Campement Kangaba is blocked off and an operation is under way. A government official said ...

Jun 18 2017

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

Mr Trump did not identify who "the man" was but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein - the Justice Department's number t...

Jun 18 2017

Rosenstein "a mix of furious and amazed" over Trump tweets

Yet while speaker of the House in 1998 Gingrich voted to impeach President Bill Clinton on charges of obstruction of justice and perjury. Brand, 44, would only gain tha...

Jun 18 2017

Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition, Shows Signs Of Improvement

Dr. Jack Sava , the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said this afternoon that Scalise had "sustained a single rifle wound that entered in ...

Jun 18 2017

Resource Center speaks out against ACA repeal

Together, we can save lives . The ACA has reduced the number of people without insurance to historic lows, including a reduction of 39 percent of the lowest income ind...

Jun 18 2017

Baseball Gunman Was Headed Home

After learning from Duncan that it was Republicans practicing on the field for the annual Congressional baseball game, Hodgkinson left to get his rifle, returned to the f...

Jun 18 2017

Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

Police believe they had been stealing and selling the fruit to unwitting customers for months. Detectives said the investigation began in May after they were told about...

Jun 18 2017

House Republicans 'can't believe' Trump called their healthcare bill 'mean'

I think the disruptive "gig economy" businesses where independent contractors offer services through companies Uber and Airbnb is only going to hasten the demise of Ameri...

Jun 18 2017

Michelle Carter, Who Texted Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Is Found Guilty

A sentencing hearing was scheduled for August 3. Michelle, now 20, was 17 when she sent Conrad series of text messages , urging him to take his own life. She can not...

Jun 18 2017

Gunman who shot US Congressman had a list of lawmakers to kill

Thankfully, nobody was killed in the tragedy (with the exception of Hodgkinson ), though House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in the hospital. Federal Bureau of I...

Jun 18 2017

Protests after police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of Philando Castile

In reaction to the verdict, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton offered his condolences to the Castile family, calling his death "a awful tragedy" in a statement that made no...

Jun 18 2017

Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

President Donald Trump in a Friday morning Tweet confirmed that he is being investigated for the May firing of FBI Director James Comey . Trump wrote on Twitte...

Jun 18 2017

Trump unveils new restrictions on travel, business with Cuba

The Cuban media called Trump's new foreign policy on Cuba "regrettable" and "archaic". But Trump vowed that trade and other penalties would stay in place until a long l...

Jun 18 2017

Trump considering 'terminating' Robert Mueller, friend says

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein , not the president- though those regulati...