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Jun 15 2017

Chuck Schumer mocks Donald Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting

For Vice President Mike Pence , it is the greatest privilege of his life to serve a president who keeps his word to the American people. The best way to talk about ...

Jun 15 2017

Trump `investigated for obstruction of justice´ in Russia probe

The Washington Post first reported that five people briefed on the matter, all of whom requested anonymity, said that director of national intelligence Daniel Coats , ...

Jun 15 2017

Rep. Scalise Among 5 Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice in Va.

Trump also confirmed that the man who opened fire at the field in Alexandria - wounding Representative Steve Scalise , two police officers and at least one congressional...

Jun 15 2017

Lawmakers, religious leaders pray for victims of congressional baseball shooting

The game was scheduled to take place at Nationals Park June 15. Two Capitol Police officers and a former congressional aide were also shot. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said...

Jun 15 2017

Congressman, 2 officers wounded in shooting at Virginia baseball field

Palmer, who was playing shortstop and about 20 yards from Scalise at second base, suggested that the gunman may have been targeting Mississippi Rep. The gunman opened ...

Jun 15 2017

U.S. congressman in critical condition after mass shooting at Virginia baseball field

Nathan told NBC News he knew the GOP congressional baseball team was being targeted because the squad practices at the field " all the time". Paul said the courageou...

Jun 15 2017

Secret Service reveals it doesn't have any White House tapes

In a shocking revelation made by U.S. Secret Service , officials have stated that they have no White House tapes. Still, its not a definitive answer: While the Secret S...

Jun 15 2017

Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia

Republican Rep. Brad Wenstrup of OH, a pediatric surgeon who served in the Army in Iraq and who treated Scalise on the field, tweeted, "You never expect a baseball field ...

Jun 15 2017

Congressional Baseball Shooter Had A 'Disturbing' History On Social Media

Hodgkinson was taken down at the baseball field and died while in custody, authorities said. Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said during a press briefing that a tot...

Jun 15 2017

Pence visits Scalise in hospital

Brooks said that he and other Republican lawmakers were practicing for a charity baseball game at the field in Alexandria which is located around 7 miles (11 kilometers) ...

Jun 15 2017

Dustin Johnson remains relaxed despite disruption ahead of US Open title defence

This year's US Open will be the first major championship for 23 years with neither Mickelson nor Tiger Woods in the field. It's the last major Lefty needs to win to compl...

Jun 15 2017

Mizzou defensive end Nate Howard arrested on drug charges

Campus police subsequently found marijuana and psylocybin mushrooms in the vehicle, Weimer said, adding that Howard was the only person in the auto at the time. A Mizzou ...

Jun 15 2017

Annual Charity Baseball Game Still On After DC Shooting

Trump calls Scalise, the House majority whip, a very good friend and says he is a fighter and a patriot. The president has spoken to Scalise's wife and chief of staff, as...

Jun 15 2017

Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

He underwent a surgery at the MedStar Washington Hospital Centre. He has received multiple units of blood transfusion. The MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wed...

Jun 15 2017

Trump to Tout Apprenticeships as a Way to Fill Jobs Gap

The president will travel Tuesday to Wisconsin to visit a technical school as part of the push to highlight vocational training. Programs like this are critical to brid...

Jun 15 2017

Federal, state leaders react to shooting of Congressman in Alexandria

He said that he and his GOP colleagues had felt hopeless as the gunfire continued and they saw Scalise alone and hit out on the field. The gunman has been identified...

Jun 15 2017

Who was James T. Hodgkinson?

The gunman was later identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson . The FBI says five people overall were taken to hospitals with gunshot wounds, including the shoot...

Jun 15 2017

Man From Illinois Identified as Suspect in Virginia Baseball Practice Shooting

NBC News' report added that Matt Mika, a director of government relations for Tyson Foods, was also shot. Three members of Scalise's four-member detail were injured, two ...

Jun 15 2017

Trump says travel ban needed for 'certain unsafe countries'

Trump has also undercut aides by confirming details of stories that his communications team had tried to refute. Critics say it is discriminatory. "The justice departm...

Jun 15 2017

Four employees fired over day care van death

The Arkansas Department of Human Services is investigating, and police said charges are possible. Christopher's family said he had undergone two heart operations in his...