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West Virginia House passes budget without tax changes

West Virginia House passes budget without tax changes

The Department of Transportation budget bill did not include a list of what House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Charles Busby, R-Pascagoula, called "pet projects" but otherwise looked the sam...

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President Trump: Loretta Lynch Gave Hillary Clinton a

President Trump: Loretta Lynch Gave Hillary Clinton a "Free Pass"

The president tweeted early Tuesday, "A.G". "At one point, the attorney general had directed me not to call it an investigation but instead to call it a matter, which confused me and concerned ...

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More Questions Than Answers After AG Sessions Testifies Before Senate Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is publicly testifying today before the Senate Intelligence Committee , adding further drama to the investigation into the connection between Trump's associates and R...

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Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice

Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice

Mo Brooks said on CNN . Government officials have identified the shooter as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of IL. Trump also apparently confirmed that the shooter - identified by multiple media out...

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Trump Says Suspected Shooter Has Died

President Donald Trump said the gunman had been killed. That pivot happened rapidly around 11:15 am when CNN confirmed that the alleged shooter was James T. "The Second Amendment right to bear a...

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House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

Brooks says Rep. Brad Wenstrup , a podiatrist who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq, used scissors to cut Scalise's trousers to get to his wound. Trump said Wednesday morning that the gunman w...

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CBS Special Report on Virginia shooting involving members of Congress

CBS Special Report on Virginia shooting involving members of Congress

Trump said Wednesday morning that the gunman who shot Rep. Steve Scalise , of Louisiana, had died. James Hodgkinson identified as the shooter. According to reports , Hodgkinson is 66 years old a...

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Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

Mo Brooks told CNN. President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Rep. Steve Scalise's wife, Jennifer, to offer his support to the family. "Capitol police and emergency responders reacted swift...

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AG Schneiderman Files To Intervene In Lawsuit To Protect Students

Separately, 2,000 MA students who attended Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit chain that went bankrupt in 2015, also were eligible for loan discharges. "We are working with servicers to get these loans...

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Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia

Testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Tillerson recounted a private meeting he had with PA officials in Bethlehem during US President Donald Trump's May visit to the region. was "no...

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Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

Davis was interviewed on CNN , still in his baseball t-shirt, with blood on his elbow and hand. "He's got a gun!" Witnesses said a gunman near the dugout on the third base line opened fire around...

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Rep. Fleischmann okay after shooting at charity baseball practice

New Orleans Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond said in a statement: "We are saddened by this act of violence. He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Scalise has represented Louisiana's 1st Distri...

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Utah's delegation responds to shooting at congressional baseball practice

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) as the cover photo, and an image praising "democratic socialism" as his main profile image. "Our thoughts and prayers are with him", Trump tweeted . The gunman reportedly used ...

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Udall On Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

Udall On Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

US President Donald Trump said in a Twitter message that Scalise, "a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Scalise dragged himself into the outfield to get farther ...

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Steve Scalise's suspected shooter identified as IL man

This story was updated to include new information on the identity of James T. Hodgkinson, the suspected shooter during Wednesday's Congressional Baseball Game practice. Scalise is married and has tw...

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Trump calls for unity after Scalise shooting

He said the FBI has joined the investigation. Williams' office said the shooting occurred at around 7 a.m. (ET), and that the gunman has been detained. He says Scalise dragged himself into the outfi...

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Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes

In his much-anticipated testimony, Comey acknowledged that he asked a friend to leak a memo characterizing a meeting with the president. Comey said that Trump asked him specifically whether he...

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Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia

Comey testified that he decided not to report the president's request to Sessions at the time, because the attorney general was weighing his recusal from all matters related to the Russia investigat...

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Attorney General Sessions' Opening Statement To Senate Panel, Annotated

Attorney General Sessions' Opening Statement To Senate Panel, Annotated

During the highly contentious hearing, Sessions said any suggestion he colluded with Russians during the election was an "appalling" lie. Here are his full prepared remarks to the committee, annot...

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Top Republican Steve Scalise wounded in multiple shooting

President Donald Trump said he was closely monitoring the developments in Virginia , and that Scalise, the majority whip who rallies Republican votes in the House of Representatives, was expecte...

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Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

Asked if he watched where it landed, Judge ripped off a wry smile and said "no need". The Yankees were up 3-1 in the seventh when Angels second baseman Danny Espinosa hit a two-out single to ...

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After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

However, Comey claims Trump did ask him to drop (or rather Trump said he " hoped " he would drop) the investigation into now former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn . Comey said he d...

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Who can fire special counsel Robert Mueller?

Who can fire special counsel Robert Mueller?

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a...

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Trump On Comey: 'No Collusion. No Obstruction

This is evidence for the case that Trump made the request to Comey for a corrupt goal. Congress cited "the critical need for continuity and stability at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the ...

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Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link

Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March after the revelations of the two Kislyak meetings.The abrupt dismissal of Comey prompted Trump's critics to charge that t...

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Vietnam criticizes S.Korea President's remarks to honor war veterans

The South Korean president told Mr Infantino: "If neighbouring Northeast Asian countries, including South and North Korea , can host the World Cup , I think that would contribute to peace between So...

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Two of the suspects potentially spotted in Rogers County

Two of the suspects potentially spotted in Rogers County

The prisoners were identified as Brian Allen Moody, 23, Sonny Baker, 41, Trey Goodnight, 27 and Jeremy Tyson Irvin, 31. According to ABC News , the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office stated that ...

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China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks

China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks

The idea that Trump the Younger could offer any insight into the lives of real working women, or any working person, was already laughable . The thousands of women who work in Ivanka Trump's cl...

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Comey says Trump's lying, Trump says Comey's lying

Comey says Trump's lying, Trump says Comey's lying

Comey would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice, but added it would be up to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is now investigating the Russian Federation allegat...

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Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate NBA champions Warriors

We were able to get them past year, they went on and got one of the best players this league has ever seen. How can any team beat the Warriors , given that they are expected to have Kevin Durant...

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Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests

Harris Zafar, director of outreach for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Portland, published an op-ed in the Huffington Post Friday arguing the movement is based on a gross misinterpretation of Sha...

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Tower block blaze: What we know

A witness told Reuters that she feared not all the residents had escaped the fire. "I have lived here nearly 21 years and I have never seen anything like this, at first I thought it was terrorism, w...

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Lawmakers from Virginia offer thoughts, support after shooting at GOP baseball practice

Steve Scalise (R-LA) and several others who are receiving medical attention. As Ryan headed out - and after Capitol Police briefly told members about the shooting - the gym became quiet and members...

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Donald Trump 'Deeply Saddened' By Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

The Capitol Hill police, from my understanding is, like I say, incredibly fearless and probably saved the lives of everybody there. "Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre", Paul sai...

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Steve Scalise airlifted to MedStar Washington Hospital Center

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was shot in the hip. The shooting happened at a practice for Republican members of a baseball team that is set to play against Democrats. "He was dragging hi...

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