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Rep. Roger Williams: A Lot of Heroes Today Among My Friends

Roger Williams , R-Austin, office. The Republican baseball team holds practice every morning at 6:30 a.m. U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was among those shot. "This could have easily been 25 deaths or more today", said Williams, who has represented Burnet County in Congress since 2013. The gunman is in custody, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

The speech came a day before former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress Thursday and as the White House faces new allegations about possible efforts by the president to influence the investigation into potential ties between his campaign and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling

Susan Collins (R-Maine) also said yesterday, in reference to Trump, "He should voluntarily turn them over not only to the Senate Intelligence Committee, but to the special counsel...." Comey's testimony was entertaining to Oliver, and the host highlighted key parts, including when Comey said he was "honestly concerned" that Trump would lie about the nature of their meetings so he documente... [Full Article...]

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean' Following the House vote, Trump hosted an event in the Rose Garden to celebrate its passage. Republican Senator Ron Johnson from Wisconsin reportedly said to Bloomberg , "I want to know exactly what's in the Senate bill ". "It might be that McConnell knows he can't get to 50 [votes] so he's going as far left as possible to give moderates cover when they do vote for this bill", one ... [Full Article...]

Officer-involved shooting reported at state liquor store in Hampton

Officer-involved shooting reported at state liquor store in Hampton A state trooper spotted the truck at the liquor store at about 12:24 p.m. "This incident is being investigated by the Attorney General's Office in conjunction with the State Police Major Crime Unit", the AG's office said. Shortly before the shooting, police dispatchers reported that a pickup truck that was possibly stolen was being sought by Portsmouth police. He said the man was "never really i... [Full Article...]

Tornadoes, hail hit eastern Wyoming; 1 injury reported

Tornadoes, hail hit eastern Wyoming; 1 injury reported One of the violent tornadoes that formed Monday evening in Carpenter, Wyo., took an unfortunate route straight through a home (video above). The video shows a tornado destroying a barn and tearing the roof off a building in Laramie County. [Full Article...]

Trump eyes Supreme Court after appeals court rejects travel ban

Presidents do have substantial latitude in setting immigration policy and in preserving national security, but those powers are not limitless and can not be exercised arbitrarily. Trumps executive order suspended travel from six mainly Muslim countries for 90 days to give the administration time to conduct a review of its vetting procedures. [Full Article...]

Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Yanez fired seven shots, hitting Castile five times, including twice in the heart, prosecutors said. Castile's gun permit was later found in his wallet. According to the Star Tribune , Paulsen showed the jury a picture of Castile's right index finger-his trigger finger-which was grazed with a bullet wound. [Full Article...]

Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey

Following Comey's testimony, Trump accused the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director of lying and said he would "100%" be willing to answer questions under oath about the situation. As late as Sunday, the Justice Department signaled it expected Sessions testimony to be closed but said the final decision was up to the committee. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing If he did have a conversation with the ambassador, it was "certainly nothing improper". Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Virginia) explained, "We had always expected to talk to you as part of our investigation". I can tell you for absolute certain. There are none, Sen. But Sessions said he did not remember Kislyak being there and had no recollection of interacting with him at the event. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill on Tuesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee . Our objective is to stabilize that . He said a review of the State Department and the U.S. Agency for worldwide was under way. USA senators , both Republicans and Democrats among them, agreed on new restrictive measures against Russian Federation on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

She Prodded Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. He Did

She Prodded Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. He Did Carter's bench trial got underway Tuesday in juvenile court in Taunton. During opening statements Tuesday, prosecutors argued that Carter wanted sympathy and attention from other girls at school, yearning to be the "grieving girlfriend" who couldn't stop her boyfriend from committing suicide , WPRI reports . [Full Article...]

Spotsylvania Legion auxiliary celebrates Flag Day

Spotsylvania Legion auxiliary celebrates Flag Day Even though the MS flag divides our state, the overwhelming majority of Americans, are respectful of our country's Red, White and Blue. "The flag reminds us of the obligation we have to protect the American way of life", he said. A cut also should be made along the length of the flag along the stripe where the blue field was separated. If there are several flag poles and different flags, the Ame... [Full Article...]

Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has warned that Trump may bring down his own presidency while James Lankford has said that Trump's interactions with Comey have "very inappropriate". The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director detailed "disturbing" interactions with Trump that led to his firing on May 9. "I didn't say that", Trump said of Comey's assertion . [Full Article...]

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after USA drills All of the weapons on display at the extravagant military parade have been tested in the past month, except for one that analysts said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile, Yonhap news agency reported . The missile test was North Korea's fourth in the span of a month, and comes after the United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on Kim's government last week. [Full Article...]

Trump Says He May Soon Reveal Whether Tapes Exist of Comey Conversations

Speaking to reporters for the first time since 18 million Americans watched Comey's testimony before the Senate, Trump called the former FBI head a "liar" and said he never asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma

North Korean officials told Mr Warmbier's family he fell ill from botulism after his trial then went into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. Otto Warmbier is an economics graduate from the University of Virginia , originally from Cincinnati , Ohio. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Loses Another Travel Ban Appeal

Monday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions did likewise , saying he was "amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the president of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and constitutional power". [Full Article...]

Senate bars reporters from interviewing senators in Capitol hallways

Senate bars reporters from interviewing senators in Capitol hallways Michael Bennet, the Democratic senator from Colorado, has an interesting solution to the latest standoff between the free press and the U.S. Congress. "We have heard nothing about it and suddenly this new policy was put in place that doesn't reflect any discussion that we've had", she said on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Gender-Based Citizenship Rules Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Says

Gender-Based Citizenship Rules Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Says That may mean longer waits for the latter, at least in the short term. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg cited her own work from her time as a civil rights lawyer as ruled on Monday that laws that treat unwed fathers and mothers differently when granting citizenship to children born overseas are unconstitutional. [Full Article...]


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