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Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson III, a 66-year-old white male from IL, opened a barrage of gunfire at a congressional baseball practice field in Alexandria, Virginia. "We need to play thi...

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Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia

Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia

PAUL RYAN: We are united. "With this latest attack, I think we're going to redouble our efforts to look at security". He's been identified as James Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old man from Belleville, Illi...

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Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

Republican lawmakers were practicing for Thursday's annual charity congressional baseball game. A Facebook page linked to Hodgkinson lists him as the owner of JTH Inspections. Speaking from Capit...

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Malloy: Baseball field shooting 'reason why we need…saner gun laws'

Malloy: Baseball field shooting 'reason why we need…saner gun laws'

Atlantic Editor David Frum wasted no time using news that a Republican lawmaker was shot while at baseball practice to advocate for more gun control . Gun control advocates are pushing ahead, hop...

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39-day weekends-only recreational red snapper season

39-day weekends-only recreational red snapper season

Department of Commerce resulted in a Friday/Saturday/Sunday 39-day season starting this Friday, June 16, and ending on Labor Day - Monday, Sept. 4. Framework 1 would have meant opening the season on o...

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Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminat...

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Donald Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Earlier Wednesday, Trump called for unity across party lines during a subdued s...

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Congressional ballgame to go on despite shooting

Congressional ballgame to go on despite shooting

Scalise, 51, is the House of Representatives Majority Whip and the third-ranking politician in the lower chamber of the US Congress . Tim Slater, the Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent i...

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Gunman Who Shot GOP Congressman Was a 'Loner'

Gunman Who Shot GOP Congressman Was a 'Loner'

Euille told the Post that Hodgkinson appeared to be "living out of the gym bag" and would "sit in the Y's lobby for hours and hours". "He was a very friendly person", the former mayor said. Euille...

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Former Penn State administrators sentenced in connection with Sandusky abuse

He was convicted on 45 counts in 2012 and sentenced to up to 60 years in prison. He was fined $5,000 and will have 2 years of probation following his release from prison. "It sickens me to think tha...

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Victims recovering after shooting during Congressional baseball practice

The agents were hailed as heroes. He was wounded in a gunfight with Capitol Hill police who were at the scene, and police said he later died. I'll always be a member of Team @ SteveScalise . "He i...

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GOP Congressman: 'We're Going to Play Baseball Tomorrow'

The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the No. 3 job of House whip several years ago. Sen. Jeff Flake (R) Arizona said,...

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Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey, report says

On Friday, Trump indicated that he was willing to do that, a highly unusual step for a sitting president and one fraught with legal hazard. Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., tweeted throughout the he...

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President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

The shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois , was shot and later died of his injuries. Hodgkin allegedly came to the practice, and opened fire on the practice field in Alexan...

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Golden State Warriors will not visit the White House

Golden State Warriors will not visit the White House

With Donald Trump in office, things could be a lot different this time around. If they did, they certainly wouldn't be the only ones: A number of members of championship teams have skipped White Hou...

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Annual Charity Baseball Game Still On After DC Shooting

At the Capitol, everyone knew. The shooting happened around 7:09 a.m.in the 400 block of E Monroe Street, according to police. " As a member of congress formerly a state lawmakers". He was in cr...

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Gun control debate erupts immediately after gunman shoots congressman

Gun control debate erupts immediately after gunman shoots congressman

A year ago, Congress was in a gun control debate after the shooting deaths of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. That bill "would allow the most law-abiding among us to defend the...

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Top GOP lawmaker wounded; gunfire at baseball practice

Trump said " many lives would have been lost without the heroic action" of the Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman . Rep. Steve Scalise, one of the truly great people, is in very tough ...

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Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

Republican Representative Mike Bishop told reporters Wednesday morning that lawmakers had guns to thank for their safety after a shooter opened fire on a GOP congressional baseball practice in Virg...

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Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

Trump wrote earlier on Friday on Twitter that the former FBI head had vindicated him by telling the Senate Intelligence Committee that the president had not been personally under investigation in th...

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Lawmaker moves forward on effort to impeach Trump

Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has publicly advocated for such a move. Capuano suggested that they have "a discussion within the caucus-in a public forum-before we do something that would position our col...

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House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

House Majority White shot at congressional baseball practice

In a message directed to Rep. Steve Scalise , the Louisiana Republican wounded in the attack, Trump said: "America is praying for you, and America is praying for all of the victims of this awful shoo...

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Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims

Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims

Hodgkinson was an active social media user who had at least two Facebook pages on which he espoused his political beliefs. The Congressional Baseball game for charity will take place as planned on...

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Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for subversion. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also confirmed Warmbier's release in a statement . The star has visited the Stalin...

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Death toll in London inferno rises to 12

In a post on Instagram, Oliver wrote: "To any of the 100's of FAMILIES effected by this bad fire at Grenfell Tower Notting hill today, You are all welcome to come hang out in my restaurant and be ...

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Rainy, cloudy weather on tap for Thursday

Rainy, cloudy weather on tap for Thursday

Cloudy skies will follow into tonight , along with a slight chance of showers between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Preble and Montgomery Counties are under the Flood Advisory until 2:45 p.m. Chance of precip...

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Zinke content with Maine monument as public land

Zinke content with Maine monument as public land

Congress has created others. Most likely, this move to try and downsize the monument protection also is illegal. The designations should reflect the Act's "requirements and original objectives" an...

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Ohio Congressman misses GOP baseball shooting by minutes

Ohio Congressman misses GOP baseball shooting by minutes

No other members of Congress were shot . "Scalise's security detail and Capitol Hill police immediately began to return fire and Alexandria police also immediately came and began to return fire",...

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Scalise had 'severe internal bleeding,' needs several more operations: hospital

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) announced that the internal Republican election for speaker will be October 28, and the floor election will be October 29. "He will recover from this assault...

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US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia

US Congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice in Virginia

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot in the hip by gunman James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. Scalise was brought to the hospital in "shock", the statement said...

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Trump Administration Expresses Concern About Humanitarian Situation In Gaza

Using language usually reserved for anti-Israel slurs, the Palestinian Authority has issued a statement calling Hamas the "second Naqba", or catastrophe . Member of the Executive Committee of the P...

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Kathy Griffin fears career axe after 'severed Trump head' backlash

Kathy Griffin fears career axe after 'severed Trump head' backlash

Bloom says, "As a result of the first family bullying her, she has been vilified, getting death threats, fired from multiple jobs and had multiple events canceled". Members of the Trump family , i...

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Year Old Indian American Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017

Year Old Indian American Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017

Inside Edition caught up with Edith at her home where she spelled a few words for us like "refrigerator" and "escalator". Meet 12-year-old Ananya Vinay , from Fesco, California . One, or both of t...

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Sadness, Solidarity From Central Florida Representatives After Shooting

Buzzfeed reporter Adrian Carrasquillo tweeted that another Democratic congressman also told him that he saw alt-right groups posting comments saying the Democrats were next online. ABC News sources sa...

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Shooting reported at Congressional baseball practice; Witness: '50 to 100 shots fired'

While declining comment on specific threats, Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, who will play outfield for the Democrats on Thursday night, said he doesn't let threats deter him from hosting public even...

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