Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Life is getting back to normal on Capitol Hill following Wednesday's congressional baseball practice attack, but without one noticeable key player: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., who was badly hurt in the attack. His comments came after he and First Lady Melania Trump visited a sedated Scalise and his family at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity - usually a low-key event that draws about 10,000 people - had sold more than ... Read More

Seattle police shoot, kill woman who reported burglary

While she was in jail, Lyles learned she was three months pregnant, her family said. Jamieson says it's unclear if the children witnessed the shooting . Seattle Police officers will smear the victim with menacing photographs and release her criminal history. The officers involved in the incident are expected to be placed on administrative leave while the shooting is under investigation. Read More

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Hodgkinson . James Hodgkinson , 66, had a list containing the names of several Republican representatives when he carried out his rampage. In Belleville, residents continued to grapple with the news that one of their own, a man many knew could be quick to anger, but who many said didn't show outward signs of violence, could have committed the mass shooting . Read More

Two men arrested, accused of attacking Border Patrol agent

Two men arrested, accused of attacking Border Patrol agent

In temperatures surging over 100℉, US Border Patrol raided the medical aid camp of humanitarian organization No More Deaths , and detained four individuals receiving medical care. They were a little over 11 miles (17.7 kilometers) north of the global border near the small town of Arivaca. Dinsmore said agents have arrested migrants who received aid a few times but that the large-scale operation on Thursday was unprecedented. Read More

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

I expressed our profound gratitude to them. "It is clear to me based on various eyewitness accounts that without these two heroes, Agent Bailey and Agent Griner, many lives would have been lost". The attack left three others, including U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise , injured, but authorities and lawmakers who were at the park say the officers' valor prevented what could have been a far worse tragedy. Read More

United States lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

Sava said Scalise will require surgeries soon for abdominal and bone injuries, in addition to the two he has undergone to fix a bone in his leg broken by the bullet. President Trump said concern for the congressman "may have brought some unity to our long-divided country ". Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana was the Democrats' star pitcher, and a close friend of Scalise's. Read More

Flames pitcher Evans picked by Oakland A's in Major League Baseball Draft

Flames pitcher Evans picked by Oakland A's in Major League Baseball Draft

Next was senior catcher Harrison Wenson, selected by the Angels in Round 24, pick No. 715. There are a lot of rounds in the Major League Baseball draft. "Thank you @Yankees for drafting me!" Troop ended his year going 8-3 with a 2.47 ERA and 83 strikeouts. Right-handed pitcher Alex Valverde , listed as a UA commit in his Twitter profile, was chosen 649th overall in the 22nd round by the Tampa Bay Rays. Read More

Pence hires outside legal counsel for Russia probe

Pence hires outside legal counsel for Russia probe

The vice president's office said Thursday that Pence has retained Richard Cullen , a Richmond-based lawyer and chairman of McGuire Woods who previously served as a USA attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. "Mueller is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives", said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who labeled it "very unsafe". Read More

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

Shots rang out during a baseball practice Wednesday for Republican congressmen in Alexandria , Virginia . Hodgkinson was fatally shot by police. He said it was an ankle, leg injury that occurred while he was diving into the dugout and he'd "be going back to Texas after the game tomorrow night to let my doctors see what they need to do as far as my knee and my leg". Read More

Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

America's top justice official will be the most senior government official to testify before the Senate committee, which is looking into allegations that Russian Federation had tried to meddle in last November's election. "To get into a hypothetical at this point would be premature". As news of his testimony broke, Sessions attended a Cabinet meeting with Trump at the White House. Read More

Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

But suddenly on Saturday, the Justice Department announced that Sessions would instead talk to the Senate Intelligence Committee. "You can't run forever", Leahy tweeted. "The only two people who know what happened in those meetings are the president and James Comey ", Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel told Fox. Read More

3 women found dead at Ohio home

3 women found dead at Ohio home

Authorities previously said the women died from gunshot wounds but after further investigation, one of the women died from a knife injury, the cause of death of the other two women is still unknown. A gunman wanted in connection with the slaughter of a mother and her two daughters was threatening suicide during a police standoff. No arrests have been made, but Loeding said police have been looking at persons of interest . Read More

Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions when he testifies this week before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election. Trump's alleged comments to Comey about Flynn "is a big deal, and can't be excused by simply being a novice", Preet Bharara said on ABC's This Week, the first televised interview since his own firing by Trump in March as a federal prosecutor in NY. Read More

House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

Iohannis spoke of Trump's remarks last month about some members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not spending enough of defense, saying he liked the USA president's speech on the matter. She also said her father is "incredibly optimistic" following the congressional testimony , in which Comey claimed Trump had directed him to shut down an investigation into a former senior White House official and lied to smear Comey after he was sacked. Read More

White House, intel chiefs want to make internet spying law permanent

The law is set to expire on December 31 if Congress does not extend it or fails to pass the proposed bill. Director of national intelligence Dan Coats , NSA director Mike Rogers, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe, and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein testified at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Wednesday, unified behind a legislative effort to ensure the government maintains its sunsetting foreign surveillance and data collection capabilities. Read More

Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

Rallies similar to this weekend's that have been held in Portland and Berkeley, Calif., turned violent, resulting in numerous arrests and confiscation by law-enforcement officials of large numbers of risky weapons, so these marches will likely involve "acts unsafe to human lives" (check). Read More

Theft of 10000 pounds of chocolate helps bring down 33 Russian mobsters

Theft of 10000 pounds of chocolate helps bring down 33 Russian mobsters

The gang is also charged with attempting to get a woman to seduce a man in Atlantic City, then knock him out with chloroform to rob him. More than two dozen were arrested - most in the New York City area, though others were held in Nevada and Florida - with the remainder still at large. Read More

$150000 Powerball victor in ND

$150000 Powerball victor in ND

Florida was one of three states nationally to have a victor in the world record-setting $1.58 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016. And 2004, an anonymous ticket holder won a almost $215 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. A ticket sold in northeast Pennsylvania matched all five white balls, but not the red Powerball. Read More

Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

Since becoming president, Trump has at times wrapped congressional Republicans in a clumsy embrace that many have welcomed, wooing House members with Oval Office facetime or trips on Air Force One. The White House has released its final proposed budget and it's so appalling and cruel that even many Republicans in Congress are calling it dead on arrival. Read More

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

The event was scheduled five weeks ago as a review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, but it quickly morphed into another chance for lawmakers to get some answers on the Justice Department's investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian meddling in the U.S. Read More