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Puerto Rico Wastes Everyone's Time With Another Statehood/Independence Referendum

Opponents called the referendum a waste of money and worry statehood would take away from the island's cultural identity. The referendum isn't enough to make Puerto Rico a state. For Puerto Rico to become a U.S. state, Congress would need to pass a statute laying out the transition process. The Puerto Rican Independence Party had called the vote a "farce". Read More »

Senate Judiciary Committee to probe circumstances of Comey's firing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mueller's plans emerged just a week after former FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that Trump pressed him in February to ease up on an investigation into Flynn. The Attorney General said that if Harris didn't allow him to fully answer her question "you'll accuse me of lying". The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee gave Sessions a chance to defend himself, but offered little new insight. Read More »

Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'


It seems that every day brings louder or ruder behavior from our public officials that lowers the standards of common courtesy propelling psychos like the shooter in Washington into action. We can not allow them to hold us back, or silence us into self-doubt. "Sir, I am not asking you about the principle", Harris interjected. She is Sen . Read More »

Thames, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4


Domingo Santana's single scored Eric Sogard to give the Brewers a 3-2 lead in the third. San Diego did their damage on eight hits and five free passes with Hunter Renfroe leading the way with a homer and three RBI's while Francy Cordero went 2-4 with an RBI single. Read More »

Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

In the most famous presidential investigation, Watergate, Archibald Cox was appointed special prosecutor on May 18, 1973 - by June 5, Nixon was complaining about being attacked by Cox. I'd like those in the White House who are critical of Director Comey , including President Trump's private counsel, to agree to make their allegations and statements under oath as he did. Read More »

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) Valuation According To Analysts

Schlumberger Ltd now has $92.39B valuation. L S Advisors accumulated 0.86% or 58,647 shares. About 1,735 shares traded. Helius Medical Technologies Inc (TSE:HSM) has 0.00% since June 15, 2016 and is. Archford Strategies Ltd Llc owns 38 shares. Lsv Asset Management invested in 35,100 shares. It also reduced Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) stake by 41,448 shares and now owns 239,677 shares. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game to be held 1 day after shootings


Steve Scalise , House Majority Whip who was shot Wednesday during a congressional baseball practice, is undergoing his third surgery Thursday. "The left-wing gunman whose rampage on a Virginia baseball diamond Wednesday left a congressman in critical condition and three others shot appears to have been driven by political rage critics fear is only increasing". Read More »

Authorities say escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee

Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies plan to hold a news conference Thursday to provide an update on the investigation. Deal said the public is safe from these two men because of the tireless efforts of law enforcement. On Thursday morning, Sills reiterated that "the public is in grave danger". "We need the eyes and ears really of anybody in this country to be on the lookout", Sills said. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

From the stands, Vince Wetzel, a resident of Sacramento, California, who is visiting Washington and made a decision to take in the game, said, "It's just a good call to put aside political differences and just play some baseball". Some Republican lawmakers blamed the shooting on vitriolic political rhetoric, particularly rising from the left in the era of Trump. It's a sentiment lawmakers frequently express after mass shootings or terrorist attacks, only to see their sharp oratorical elbows ... Read More »

Shooting Spurs Calls For New Lawmaker Security Measures

US lawmakers returned to regular business on Thursday and prepared to play their annual charity baseball game , one day after a man who had expressed anger toward President Donald Trump opened fire on Republican legislators, leaving a senior congressman in critical condition . Read More »

Russian probe looks into Jared Kushner's businesses

The committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the presidential election and whether any of Trump's associates had ties with the country at the time, expects Kushner to provide documents and face questions from the senators. Gorelick added, "Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about Russia-related matters. He will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry". Read More »

Trump under investigation over alleged obstruction of justice


Mr. Trump's morning tweets included what seemed like a jab at former FBI Director Robert Mueller , the new Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe, as he said the investigation was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" The Post reported that the obstruction of justice investigation of the president began days after James Comey was sacked as the FBI Director on May 9. Read More »

McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open

Check out the score of Rickie Fowler , who matched the U.S. Open scoring record to par for the opening round with a 7-under 65. A small blimp crashed near the U.S. Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood of England and Brooks Koepka shot 67s. "I hit the ball phenomenal, just didn't make anything", Spieth said. Read More »

1 dead, several hurt after explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant


Cambria is located 35 miles away from Madison. Four of the individuals are being treated at the UW Hospital Burn Center, and another is in intensive care at the hospital's Trauma and Life Support Center. Authorities say there were 17 people inside the corn mill. A cause of the incident has not yet been released. Richards said that 16 people were inside the plant at the time the accident occurred at just after midnight on Thursday. Read More »

CONFIRMED: Donald Trump Is Now Under Investigation

Sessions took particular aim at news reports about a possible meeting he had with a Russian official during an April 2016 event at the Mayflower hotel, where Trump gave a pro-Russian speech. When the briefing ended, as The Post previously reported, Trump asked everyone to leave the room except for Coats and CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Al Franken, D-Minn., about an alleged "continuing exchange of information during the campaign between Trump's surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian ... Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate committee on Russia, Comey

But Sessions' testimony did little to clear up suspicion about potential collusion between USA president Donald Trump's campaign staff and Russian officials, because the attorney general often stopped short of saying definitively that something did or did not happen, and seemed imply he had a limited memory of events that occurred just a year ago. Read More »

Trump wants $200 million to help companies build apprenticeships

While a broad range of experts and industry groups praised the administration's focus on apprenticeships, some anxious about opening up the federal process to outside players. According to a USA Today report on June 10, 2017, Ivanka's pitch is to call "attention to the "skills gap" employers encounter - the difference between what people can do and what employers need - and at encouraging greater use of apprenticeship programs like one she recently visited in Berlin, Germany". Read More »

Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on the lawmakers. The charities are the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington , Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, after Wednesday's shooting, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund. Read More »

US attorney-general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Sessions said during the hearing that it would be "inappropriate" for him to discuss details of private conversations with President Donald Trump . "I'm not able to discuss with you, or confirm or deny, the nature of a private conversation that I may have had with the President on this subject or others", Mr. Read More »

DOJ Warns Against Stories Attributed to Anonymous 'Officials'

The Washington Post wrote Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had expanded the inquiry into Russian election interference to include whether Trump obstructed justice. Rosenstein became the Justice Department official overseeing the investigations into the Russian Federation election meddling and Trump after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any matters arising from the 2016 presidential campaigns because he served as a prominent Trump campaign adviser. Read More »

What Time is the Congressional Baseball Game


At least six people were hospitalized - four were shot , including House Whip Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition. Trump visited MedStar Washington Hospital Center along with his wife, Melania, Wednesday night to see Scalise and his family, and to meet with Griner and her wife. Read More »

Wisconsin business leaders to meet with Trump

After his speech, Trump is expected to sign an executive order that will shift vocational apprenticeship oversight away from the Department of Labor. "We just signed a big deal yesterday for hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of equipment and military equipment going to be made in this country, in our country, for other countries", he said. Read More »