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Jun 14 2017

Gunman shoots top Republican leader at baseball practice; suspect arrested

Capitol police officers, one of whom shot the gunman. Scalise's injuries are not life-threatening, authorities said . Williams was not injured in the incident, his of...

Jun 14 2017

Gunman opens fire on members of Congress at baseball practice, witnesses say

U.S. Capitol Police say the officers wounded while responding to the shooting of a congressman are expected to survive. Alexandria police said a suspect was taken int...

Jun 14 2017

Rep. John Katko not at congressional baseball practice where shooting occurred

Trump said in a White House statement just after 8:30 am that he and the vice president 'are deeply saddened by this tragedy'. Central time that the gunman, James T. A...

Jun 14 2017

House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice; Arrington not involved

Charity baseball practice this AM when a loan gunman open fired on members of Congress and security. "We were very lucky" Wenstrup was there, Brooks said. Sen. Flake, of ...

Jun 14 2017

Udall On Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

Hodgkinson, 66, is from Belleville, Illinois, where he owns a home inspection business. ABC News reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been called to t...

Jun 14 2017

House passes bill to deny health insurance tax credits to illegal immigrants

Trump's remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage he lobbied for and praised, according to the Associated Press . And now ...

Jun 14 2017

Memorable Moments From James Comey's Testimony

Sessions, whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before the Senate ...

Jun 14 2017

Senators chide Sessions' surrogate at hearing

Comey said in his written testimony that had he talked with the FBI "leadership team" after the meeting and they decided it made little sense to report the Flynn discu...

Jun 14 2017

Surge of bets placed on Trump impeachment following Comey testimony

In a "he said, he said" between Mr. Trump and Comey, the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director has a distinct advantage on Capitol Hill, CBS News congressional c...

Jun 14 2017

Martha Roby voices support for Jeff Sessions after testimony

He called the suggestion that he colluded with Russian Federation during the campaign an "appalling, detestable lie". When Comey testified before the same Senate commit...

Jun 14 2017

Huge fire engulfs London tower block, 30 people injured

He told CNN it was not yet clear how many people were evacuated or how many people are receiving support. At least one infant was caught by a person on the ground and...

Jun 14 2017

Paul Ryan: 'We are united'

CNN reported the shooting has left Republican House Whip Steve Scalise wounded but in stable condition. " Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic ac...

Jun 14 2017

Trump 'deeply saddened' by shooting at congressional baseball practice

Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa said during a news conference Wednesday that the officers wounded are in good condition and had injuries not considered life-thre...

Jun 14 2017

Trump says US Congressman will 'fully recover' following shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in Alexandria, Va ., a suburb of Washington , D.C., at a baseball field where US legislators were practicing for an annual congre...

Jun 14 2017

Trump Monitoring Shooting, Calls Scalise a 'Patriot'

The House has sharply curtailed its business after one of its senior Republican members, Rep. Steve Scalise , and several other people were shot during a congressional b...

Jun 14 2017

Attorney says deputy, spouse didn't want to hurt man

Gonzalez added that the investigation, which now includes eight deputies, will determine why homicide investigators were never called to the scene of the brawl. "Once the...

Jun 14 2017

USA politician Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice

Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., if Republicans or Democrats were practicing before shooting. Scalise is in stable condition, according to MSNBC. "Steve Scalise is a friend and a...

Jun 14 2017

Offense backs Montgomery's gem in series opener with Orioles — Yankees Postgame Notebook

Andrew Benintendi hit two home runs, Chris Sale pitched six innings to earn his sixth straight win and Boston beat Baltimore 7-3 Sunday for a split of the four-game ser...

Jun 14 2017

Trump calls former FBI Director James Comey's actions 'cowardly' in tweet

Asked directly if tapes of conversations with Comey exist, Trump said, "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". Hours later, Mr Trum...

Jun 14 2017

Sessions says has no knowledge Trump-Russia collusion

At one point, the normally soft-spoken Sessions tangled with Sen. Sessions , who failed to disclose multiple meetings with the Russian ambassador during his confir...