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Senate GOP paves way for ObamaCare repeal bill

Republicans have sought to overturn Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature domestic healthcare law since it was enacted in 2010.Whatever the White House's efforts to push ahead with po...

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Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

High-ranking Congressman Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was seriously injured and remains hospitalized. She and her husband were not on the best terms, she told reporters outside her home on Thursday...

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Steve Scalise conscious, spoke with wife on Saturday, sources say

Steve Scalise conscious, spoke with wife on Saturday, sources say

Scalise was among four people shot by a lone gunman who opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers practicing baseball at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. Scalise sustained a single wound from a r...

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Chris Ruddy: President Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller, "he has no intention to do so", the White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters late Tuesday. Under current Justice Department regulations, such a firing would have to be ...

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GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

The surgeon on Friday said he was "a lot more confident and optimistic" about Scalise's recovery than he was two days ago. U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise's condition has been upgraded from...

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Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

Part of Apprenti's expansion plans include consulting with other established tech apprenticeship programs; training staff or managing apprenticeship programs itself; or licensing the assessment port...

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Cuba condemns Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk

During his speech in Miami , Trump characterized these changes as a "complete" cancellation of the Obama policy and media reports have generally echoed this significant overstatement. Why give cr...

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Darjeeling sees more violence as GJM agitation enters sixth day

Darjeeling sees more violence as GJM agitation enters sixth day

Amidst a political crisis, shutdown continued in Darjeeling for the fourth day on Sunday as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership called to hold a protest rally. Banerjee alleged the GJM had...

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Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting

Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting

James Hodgkinson had a history of domestic violence and also a long list of minor offenses in his home county, most of which were tossed out, according to the AP . Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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Otto Warmbier's Father Doubts N Korea Story On Son's Coma

Otto Warmbier hasn't needed a respirator or supplemental oxygen since arriving at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center late Tuesday night by ambulance, but has a severe neurological injury, th...

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President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

Rosenstein told The Associated Press this month he would recuse himself from any oversight of Mueller if he were to become a subject of the probe. It's not entirely clear what piece of news the J...

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Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Fires on the tourist island of Madeira in August killed three people, while over the course of 2016 around 40 homes were destroyed and 5,400 hectares of land burned. "Three of them died from smoke inh...

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Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

The scale of the change is forecast to be so large that some observers have compared the overhaul to 1958, the start of the present presidential system, or even the post-war rebirth of French democrac...

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Tightening Cuban Relations Is Bad Policy and Bad for Democracy

Tightening Cuban Relations Is Bad Policy and Bad for Democracy

Trump and others who back the changes want to pressure the Castro regime to allow the island's private sector to grow and to stop beating and imprisoning political opponents, which dissident groups s...

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Black Gun Owners Worried by Acquittal in Castile Shooting

Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez of manslaughter and other charges in the fatal shooting last summer of Philando Castile , a school cafeteria worker, during a traffic stop. July 12: Castile...

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Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought

Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought

Four others were wounded. Money raised from the annual event goes to Washington-area charities, including The Washington Literacy Center, The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington and the W...

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Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

The Louisiana Capitol complex hosted a blood drive Friday (June 16), two days after U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-Jefferson, was shot and critically wounded at a ballpark in suburban Wa...

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Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise

Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise

Scott Applewhite, File). Members of both parties projected a sense of camaraderie, following Wednesday's tragic shooting that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , a Republican from Louisiana...

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Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise

Ohio Congressman played in baseball game to honor Scalise

Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., acknowledged the incident has sparked new security questions for members without assigned police protection at events outside Capitol Hill. Mr. Trump could not attend because th...

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Democrats Win Congressional Baseball Game After Steve Scalise Shooting

Democrats Win Congressional Baseball Game After Steve Scalise Shooting

Doctors didn't address what organs were damaged. Supporters of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., hold signs before the Congressional baseball game , Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Washing...

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President Trump: Scalise

President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims

Scalise is said to be somewhat responding to medical staff and family, according to the doctors. Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital , b...

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Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said , "and hopefully run". Dr. Jack Sava, trauma director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , said Friday that several operations have controlled the ...

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Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable

Doctor says Rep. Scalise's vital signs stable

Scalise was shot in the hip with the bullet fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding. The alleged shooter, identified by police as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Bellevil...

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Rep. Scalise faces additional surgeries; condition still critical

President Trump issued a brief taped statement , where he thanked and prayed for the U.S. Capitol Police for their actions that saved lives, along with the Alexandria, Police, Fire, and Rescue team...

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Shot US congressman Scalise improving

Shot US congressman Scalise improving

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017, about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise...

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Trump, via angry tweets, confirms he's under investigation

Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller on May 17 as special counsel to head the inquiry into the Russian Federation matter. In a series of statements on Twitter on Thursday, Mr Trump repeate...

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Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks

Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks

In this April 17, 2012, photo, James Hodgkinson of Belleville protests outside of the United States Post Office in Downtown Belleville, Ill. His wife, Sue Hodgkinson , spoke publicly on Thursda...

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Senate approves new Russia sanctions

A senior administration official said the White House is unhappy with measures in the Senate bill created to limit Trump's ability to ease the sanctions without congressional approval. In order fo...

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Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Crowd to Call for Unity: 'Let's Play Ball'

Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Crowd to Call for Unity: 'Let's Play Ball'

According to hospital officials, the bullet traveled across his pelvis - fracturing bones, damaging organs and causing severe bleeding. "The Scalise family greatly appreciates the outpouring of tho...

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US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

Open since Winged Foot in 1974, back when the names were more familiar for a major - Raymond Floyd, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Hale Irwin, who went on to win his first major. Stricker laid up to 1...

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Virginia shooting raises spectre, but not likelihood, of gun control

Virginia shooting raises spectre, but not likelihood, of gun control

Imagine what would have happened if it had been regular citizens on that field with no security detail in sight? After each mass public shooting, President Obama would call for expanded background c...

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Congressional Baseball Game raises more than $1 million

He arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said , adding that now, "we are encouraged by improvement in his condition". But Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House ...

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Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

Johnson told jurors Cosby sexually assaulted her in strikingly similar fashion in 1996. The jury says it's deadlocked on the charges, but has continued to deliberate. The Pennsylvania judge over...

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Here are the Southern Californians playing in the charity congressional baseball game

Here are the Southern Californians playing in the charity congressional baseball game

NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis joins us now. The wound sent the Congressman into shock, hospital officials stated. "Whether you're conservative, liberal, Democrat or Republican, we hav...

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Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

About 13 hours after the shooting on Wednesday, the hospital announced that Scalise had been shot in his left hip by a rifle and that "the bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuri...

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