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Stewart vows to

Stewart vows to "fight" after close Republican primary

Tom Perriello , 56%-44%. Counting on a low turnout primary where a small group of impassioned voters could make a difference, Stewart has made preserving Virginia's Confederate history a priority. R...

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FBI Investigating Trump For Obstruction of Justice, Washington Post Reports

Ruddy went on PBS Monday and said , "I think [Trump is] considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". Comey endorsed Mueller's appointment when he appeared last week before the Senate Intel...

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Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge's death case

Today's preliminary hearing will determine whether the 18 brothers, as well as their fraternity, should stand trial. Eighteen members of the now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Penn State Univ...

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United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

It's unclear if Warmbier's release during Rodman's visit was purely coincidental. At least three American citizens are still being held in North Korea . Warmbier's parents Fred and Cindy announc...

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Cell video released of GOP baseball practice shooting

Cell video released of GOP baseball practice shooting

James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was the alleged shooter, and was pronounced dead Wednesday morning. Five people were transported from the scene, the city's Police Chief Michael Bro...

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Sessions: Collusion Suggestions Are 'Appalling And Detestable'

Sessions raised his voice to the Democratic senator pressing him for an answer, insisting there were no such reasons. A former Republican senator, Sessions was an early supporter of Trump's p...

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Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence

Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence

This growth spurt could fill some big holes. Centene Corp . said it will sell Obamacare plans in three additional states in 2018 including Missouri , Kansas and Nevada. While Centene doubles...

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Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

For now, his condition remains critical. A second congressman sustained minor injuries and was also transported by a medic unit. The second injured congressman was not identified. As majority whip, ...

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NC Congressman Robert Pittenger praises Scalise, asks public for prayers

NC Congressman Robert Pittenger praises Scalise, asks public for prayers

He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. Two members of his private police protection were also wou...

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Top House Republican Seriously Wounded in Shooting at Baseball Practice

Steve Scalise (R., La.). The shooting happened at a popular park and baseball complex where Republican members and others were gathered for the morning practice at about 7am. In 2006, he was char...

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Rep. Doug Collins safe after shooting at congressional baseball practice

Rep. Doug Collins safe after shooting at congressional baseball practice

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, the Democratic Whip - who said he grew up not far from where the alleged shooter reportedly was from - acknowledged the high number of shootings in the United States , ...

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NCCU alumnus among 5 injured in Alexandria shooting

NCCU alumnus among 5 injured in Alexandria shooting

Police said the shooting suspect was in custody and "not a threat". Speaking from the White House's Diplomatic Room, the United States president said: "We may have our differences but we do well i...

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Rep. Jeff Duncan: 'I believe I saw the shooter'

The Florida Republican confirmed that a man had walked up to Duncan and DeSantis, asking if the players on the field were Republicans or Democrats. "We obviously were just trying to beat some traffi...

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Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana shot at Virginia Park

Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana shot at Virginia Park

The shooting suspect has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., two federal law enforcement sources confirm to NPR's Carrie Johnson. As NPR's Jessica Taylor reports from t...

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Senate restricts televised interviews in Capitol

Senate restricts televised interviews in Capitol

Senate rules on Tuesday became a source of speculation and confusion after many reporters learned that they would no longer be able to record video and audio in the Senate hallways. She said Shelb...

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Sharply divided panel advances recreational pot bill

Sharply divided panel advances recreational pot bill

The proposal would more than double the current 12 percent tax on recreational marijuana to 28 percent. The bill allows to MA cities and towns to block aspects of the marijuana law through a vote of...

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Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

Brad Wenstrup, an Army reservist who served as a combat surgeon in Iraq and was on the field Wednesday when the shooting began. United States politician Steve Scalise has been shot at Republ...

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Mistaken shooter report locks down California Air Force base

Mistaken shooter report locks down California Air Force base

A spokesperson for the base confirmed the threat is an active shooter. Officials on Wednesday are responding to a "real world security incident" at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield in Solano Count...

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The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

The shooting happened around 7:09 a.m.in the 400 block of E Monroe Street, according to police. The suspected shooter was arrested. Members of Congress and their staff came to a Virginia field t...

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Southern Baptist Convention in uproar over "alt-right"

The vote also underscored ongoing tensions among Southern Baptists whether Donald Trump , a thrice-married casino and real estate mogul, was morally fit to be president. Just as the committee two dec...

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Rep. Joe Barton Describes Shooter, Scene

Rep. Joe Barton Describes Shooter, Scene

Barton, still in his baseball uniform, told reporters some of them managed to take cover in the dugout and his son Jack hid under an SUV. Scalise was shot by the gunman, who was later shot and kil...

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Suspect in congressional baseball shooting identified

Local media also unearthed a 2012 photo of Hodgkinson protesting outside a downtown Belleville post office holding a sign that read, "Tax the Rich" . She said the shooting "went on for quite a whil...

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GOP congressman in critical condition, gunman dead after shootout Wednesday in Virginia

The newest update out of ABC News is that MedStar Washington Hospital tweeted that the GOP House leader, who was reportedly shot in the hip and rushed to the hospital, is now in "critical conditio...

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UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

Gaut said the facility's employees have been released from work and he believes most have left the building. The incident was not terrorism related but the motive is not known, Assistant Chief Ton...

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Jeff Sessions: I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor

Jeff Sessions: I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions , in his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, called accusations that the Trump administration has inappropriate links t...

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Shooting at San Francisco UPS center, police say

Shooting at San Francisco UPS center, police say

Authorities say they will provide a briefing soon. When police arrived, they determined that the suspect was inside the building and began evacuations, Chaplin said. "The news of a senseless act of ...

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Fact check: did James Comey's testimony actually vindicate Donald Trump?

Detailing one-on-one talks with a sitting president - which under normal circumstances are private - Comey said he took painstaking notes for fear Trump might "lie" about the unusual encounters....

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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 322

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 322

A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the...

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Senators Back Legislation Strengthening Russia Sanctions

The United States Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that imposes new sanctions on Russian Federation while also preventing President Donald Trump from overturning current sanctions against the c...

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Alleged Shooter Asked If Reps Or Dems Were Practicing On The Field

Duncan offered further details about the man he believes may have been the shooter . The gunman, identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on the practice...

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Tillerson claims Palestinians to change policy that pays families of terrorists

U.S. President Donald Trump said in April that the U.S. was "not getting along with Russian Federation at all" and the relations between the two countries "may be at an all-time low". "We follow thi...

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Men Hurl Fruit at NYC Deli Clerk, Breaking His Jaw

Men Hurl Fruit at NYC Deli Clerk, Breaking His Jaw

The search continued Wednesday for the men accused of throwing avocados and bananas at a Bronx deli clerk, breaking the man's jaw, police said Wednesday afternoon. He was taken to Lincoln Hospital ...

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Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

It is now up to the Senate Budget Committee - in consultation with key senators and leadership - to draft the language. "I've said from day one that I want to get to yes", the Texas Republican sai...

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Donald Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

President Donald Trump said he was "deeply saddened by this tragedy" and was monitoring developments. "Thank you to the Capitol Police officers who demonstrated incredible courage, and by their ...

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Man who shot top Republican leader dies in shootout with police

Man who shot top Republican leader dies in shootout with police

House Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise , of Louisiana, was in surgery after being hit by rifle-fire from a gunman. In a statement , President Donald Trump said that Hodgkinson died from his ...

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