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Missing US sailors found dead in damaged destroyer

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Aucion paid tribute to the crew's efforts to save their ship, saying they prevented it from sinking. "This loss is something we all feel", Vice Adm. US and Japanese aircraft and surface ships launched a search looking for the unaccounted-for sailors. The damaged USS Fitzgerald is seen near the U.S. Read More »

Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery

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Scalise was shot during a mass shooting at a congressional baseball game practice in Washington , D.C. Hodgkinson was shot by police and died of his injuries. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". Hodgkinson - an IL home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park - had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Read More »

Doctors Upgrade Rep. Scalise's Condition To 'Serious'

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The bullet had fractured bones and torn through internal organs, according to a hospital statement late Wednesday night. The lawmakers took the field with many wearing hats to honour Scalise. His blurring of the two was apparent in an ominous March Facebook post: "Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy". "We will play for those affected by these despicable and cowardly actions, to support local charities. Read More »

Congressional Charity Baseball Game Final

The Republicans were on the field practicing the day before the charity game when James T. Hodgkinson opened fire and struck several members of Congress . King Alexander. His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said . Read More »

Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open

McIlroy however, who is returning from a hip and back injury, put a fearless face on his second consecutive missed cut at a US Open following his exit at the halfway stage in 2016. Bill Haas played bogey-free in his round of 68 and joined a group at 4-under 140 that included Harris English (69) and Marc Leishman (72). He was 10 under. Read More »

The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

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Congress to tighten gun-control laws on Wednesday. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was shot, along with a staffer to Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) and two Capitol police officers. Chris Hurst, a former WDBJ-TV news anchor man who was the boyfriend of Parker, is now running for a House of Delegates seat as a Democrat in the 12th district against Republican Del. Read More »

Steve Scalise still 'critical ... but has improved,' hospital says

Five people were injured, including MI native Matt Mika and U.S. Rep Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, who remain in critical condition . The annual Congressional Baseball Game is expected to raise twice as much as it did a year ago. Scalise , who underwent a third surgery Thursday, is listed in critical condition after being shot through the hip. Players from both Democrat and Republican teams observe a moment of silence at second base before the Congressional Baseball Game on Thursday. Read More »

Cosby Jury Asks 2 More Questions As Deliberations Continue

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The jurors were stonefaced as they entered the courtroom for the reading of their note. Gianna Constand , the accuser's fiercely protective mother, testified that Cosby apologized over the phone to her and her daughter and offered to pay for her schooling. Read More »

First Lady, Son Barron Move Into The White House

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The White House has repeatedly tried to shift the focus away from the content of Comey's allegations and onto the manner of their release. Trump's tweet about Comey was one in a series Sunday morning. Trump refused to say whether those private exchanges were taped, a matter at the heart of the conflicting accounts of what passed between them. Comey's statement lays out a case against the president that consists of a tidy pattern, beginning with the demand for loyalty , the threat to ... Read More »

US keeps effort to shield young immigrants from deportation

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NBC 7 spoke to a local immigration lawyer who said the decision to rescind DAPA will not impact Dreamers . "These young people are lawful, contributing members of our society and deserve to be able to stay here, their home". That provision was also blocked by the Texas judge. However, it was quickly challenged in court by Republican-governed Texas and 25 other states that argued Obama had overstepped the powers granted to him by the US Constitution by infringing upon the authority of ... Read More »

White House Battles Cloud of Suspicion

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says Congress would not sit still if President Donald Trump chose to fire the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign. Read More »

Play Ball! GOP, Dems To Battle As One Unit - Team Scalise

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He was one of five people wounded Wednesday in an attack on a Republican team practice in Virginia. "It makes me more resolved to what I can - not only as a member of Congress but as an America first -to ratchet down this hateful rhetoric we've seen on all sides and ensure we take this lesson - this lesson that I saw yesterday - of an attack on innocent people and innocent civilians in a park and turn it in into something good ", Davis said. Read More »

Gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting

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And House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was still in critical condition Friday night. After being briefed on the shooting, federal officials told NBC News that Republican Congressmen Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), and Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) were on the list as well. Read More »

Congressman Scalise Still in Serious Condition, but Showing Improvement: Hospital

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Senior US Republican congressman Steve Scalise is showing sign of improvement and is speaking with loved ones after being shot at a baseball game near Washington , DC last week. Hodgkinson, from IL, who had lashed out against United States president Donald Trump and other Republicans over social media, was killed by Mr Scalise's security detail and other police officers. Read More »

Senate Republicans Edge Closer to a Deal on Health Care

Senate Republican leaders are still searching for consensus on a health care bill that doesn't yet exist while the legislative window to act begins to close and pressure from the White House to pass a measure continues to grow. On Tuesday, GOP leaders met behind closed doors on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . The "Senate, I'm sure, will follow suit and get a bill across the finish line this summer that will be great health care for Americans", Trump said ... Read More »

Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

U.S. president Donald Trump filed government financial disclosure forms late on Friday afternoon that show how widespread and complicated his financial holdings are, but do little to shed more light on his potential conflicts of interest. Read More »

Bodies of Missing Sailors Found in Flooded Compartment of Ship

Commodore Bryce Benson was among the three sailors who were seriously injured and have been immediately flown to a naval hospital in the city of Yokosuka, Japan . "I am humbled by the bravery and tenacity of the Fitzgerald crew". The vessel, which was carrying 1,080 containers, was recorded as traveling east for 30 minutes before making a U-turn and doubling back into the waters where the collision with the 8,315-ton Aegis-equipped Fitzgerald took place. Read More »

Gov. McAuliffe: 'Too Many Guns On The Street'

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The Republican lawmaker most seriously injured in Wednesday's shooting, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , La., is a longtime and enthusiastic supporter of gun rights. But Republicans kept control. These pieces of information will likely play an important in shaping how the coming debate on gun control will go, according to Mr Cottroll. Read More »

Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names

Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. "I want to take a moment and send our thoughts, love and prayers to Congressman Steve Scalise and his entire family". Mr Scalise remains in a critical condition after undergoing several operations, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved . Read More »

May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

The split was more equal among the middle-aged, as 44 per cent of people in their forties and 37 per cent of people in their fifties backed Labour , while 39 per cent and 47 per cent respectively backed the Conservatives. Now, following the result , his net favourability score is +0 - meaning that as many people now have a favourable view of him as have an unfavourable view. Read More »

Fire Mueller? Don't even think about it

I think he's weighing that option. The White House did not immediately respond to questions about Ruddy's claims. Attorney General Jeff Sessions who recused himself from participating in the Russian Federation probe, and as a result, Rosenstein is now the highest-ranking official at the Justice Department overseeing Mueller's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

DC, Maryland attorneys general file a lawsuit against President Trump

That lawsuit was filed in January, moments after Trump was inaugurated, by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , a government watchdog organization. Of the worldwide hotel in Washington , Racine said: "Foreign governments are spending money there in order to curry favor with the president of the United States". Read More »