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Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

Trump makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

A US Capitol Police officer who was also hurt in the gun attack was also receiving treatment at the facility, situated about three miles northeast of the White House . "While the president would like...

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Push to bolster college aid vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

Push to bolster college aid vetoed by Florida Gov. Scott

The legislation-a top priority for Corcoran-barely edged out of the Florida Senate on a 20-18 vote where some Republicans joined Democrats in opposing the measure. And there will be $30 million extra ...

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Shooting likely to prompt security review, members of Congress say

The gunman, identified by authorities as James T. Hodgkinson III of IL, died after a shootout with police. Sanders said he was "sickened by this despicable act". "He had a lot of ammo and shot, it l...

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Congressional baseball going on as scheduled after shooting; Scalise in critical condition

Barton had arrived at the US Capitol still wearing his red baseball uniform. Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown described the scene to reporters as "not only chaotic" but also "a combat situati...

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Amid uproar, Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

Amid uproar, Southern Baptists condemn 'alt-right' movement

The controversy illustrates the continued clash among evangelicals over President Donald Trump and the more radical, white nationalistic branch of his supporters. Pressure built on Southern Baptists...

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Will Jeff Sessions answer or dodge today's Senate questions on Trump, Comey?

But I have to tell you, Senator King, I know nothing but what I've read in the paper. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 1...

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Macron's party on course for historic gains in French parliamentary election

The party of the new French president came ahead in Sunday's first round of the legislative elections and could get more than 400 MPs out of 577. Benoit Hamon, the party's presidential candidate...

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US Sailor Missing for a Week Discovered Hiding in Engine Room

The circumstances surrounding Mims' disappearance are under investigation and no additional details about his recovery were provided by the Navy. Peter Mims , 23, of Interlachen, was hiding in the ...

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AG Jeff Sessions says Russian Federation collusion rumors 'appalling and detestable lie'

Here's one exchange between Sessions and independent Senator Angus King of Maine. Sessions declined to comment on those reports , stating only that he had "confidence" in Mueller and would not be...

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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured

Lyle Jeffs , brother of Warren Jeffs , who FLDS followers consider to be a prophet, escaped custody back in 2016 after being placed on house arrest. According to the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Offi...

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Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout

Scalise, a conservative Republican from Louisiana, was wounded when James T. Hodgkinson opened fire on the lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. Some now say we need to see more of those m...

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GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP

Ohio Rep Brad Wenstrup, on his way to do a TV interview with CNN, gave a bear hug to Georgia Rep. Doug Collins in the hallway. Rep. Ryan Costello of Pennsylvania missed his ride to practice with Rep...

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Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

The reward for information leading to their arrest has been increased to $115,000. The green Honda Civic authorities say was stolen by two inmates after they killed two correctional officers was...

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George Conway: President's tweets 'certainly won't help' court case over travel ban

In later Twitter messages, George Conway emphasized he still "very, very strongly" supports Trump and his executive order, but he said tweets on legal matters "seriously undermine" the administra...

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You're making me nervous: Jeff Sessions to Senator Kamala Harris

Sessions, a close campaign adviser to Trump and the first senator to endorse him, stepped aside from the investigation in early March after acknowledging he had spoken twice in the months before the e...

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Top GOP lawmaker wounded; gunfire at baseball practice

Top GOP lawmaker wounded; gunfire at baseball practice

In a closed-door, all-member House briefing Wednesday morning, Rep. Al Green, a Democrat from Texas who has called for Trump's impeachment on the House floor, rose to say "an attack on one is an att...

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Will GOP Care About Gun Control Now That Their Own Was Targeted?

Will GOP Care About Gun Control Now That Their Own Was Targeted?

Soon after the shooting , messages of support began pouring in, and gun control advocates said that the attack highlights the need for safer streets in the US. Regrettably, the senseless shootings ...

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Red snapper season in federal waters extended to weekends through Labor Day

Red snapper season in federal waters extended to weekends through Labor Day

It also includes Monday and Tuesday, July 3-4, and Monday, Sept. 4. Under the agreement, there would be no red snapper fishing in state waters - out 9 miles from the Louisiana coast - on Mondays thr...

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Rep. Duncan Said He and Gunman Spoke Prior to Shooting

Desantis was leaving the field with with Rep. Jeff Duncan with a man approached them. Once the suspects profile was revealed he and Duncan both agreed "that was him". New York's Conservative Party...

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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

Euille said Hodgkinson had told him he was a home inspector and asked about available jobs, but said he didn't have a bachelor's degree. "All of your life's possessions in your gym bag?" he said. Be...

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