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Republican congressman Steve Scalise shot during baseball practice

I want to ask for prayers for them and their families. Some of our people have been hit. Witnesses at the scene described the chaos, saying there were dozens of shots fired. "Fortunately, he's a good guy", Brooks said of a Capitol Police officer. Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks told CNN that Scalise was among those shot during Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Kamala Harris has the mic now, so everybody needs to sit down

Kamala Harris came at him directly, and he even said she made him nervous. And social media, as it's wont to do, went ballistic, mostly but not always in Harris' favor. "Can Sessions point to the policy, in writing, that allows him to not answer a whole host of our questions today". Tuesday evening, the stand-off was discussed incessantly on the TV talk circuit. [Full Article...]

Trump admin amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive

Trump admin amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive The court's action likely delayed any decision on administration requests for the ban to go into effect until at least next week. "In fact, he called upon leaders in the Muslim world to join the United States in protecting religious freedom for all, including the freedom to be free from violence and terror", Sessions said. [Full Article...]

Rand Paul Discusses Role of Security During Morning Shooting

There, Davis called 911, his wife and his children. "And also the Cap police that were injured, they're the heroes, they're the ones that saved us because they were able to fire back at this maniac". https://cmgwsbradiojamiedupree.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/fleischmann-shooting.mp3 "And then I realized it wasn't stopping, and so I ran and jumped in the dugout", he added, still wearing his basebal... [Full Article...]

Government to rewrite rules for student loan forgiveness

And earlier last week, 19 state attorneys general wrote to DeVos asking her Department to move ahead with existing applications for student debt relief, a process that the Trump administration appears to have put on the hold . DeVos said she would also seek to redo a " gainful employment " rule that was meant to help students avoid enrolling in and taking out student loans for career colleges... [Full Article...]

Shooting at San Francisco UPS center, police say

Shooting at San Francisco UPS center, police say In 2014, a man shot and killed two of his supervisors before turning the gun on himself at a UPS distribution centre in Birmingham, Alabama. It happened at a UPS facility in the area of 17th Street and San Bruno in San Francisco . San Francisco police are inside the UPS warehouse searching for additional victims and witnesses. He said he could not say how many patients were taken to the hospita... [Full Article...]

Texas congressman's staffer texted for help after being shot

Williams , of Austin, identified the shooting victim as legislative correspondent Zack Barth . "Congressman Williams was not shot, however a member of his staff was shot and is receiving medical attention", his office said in a statement shortly after the shooting. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up In a tweet early Wednesday, Trump also announced Christopher Wray as his pick to succeed Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. "It's time to recapture our legacy as a nation of builders, and to create new lanes of travel, commerce, and discovery", President Trump said at a speech in Cincinnati on the backdrop of the Ohio River. [Full Article...]

NASA to try 6th time to launch colorful rocket Monday

NASA to try 6th time to launch colorful rocket Monday The launch could be rescheduled for any time between this week and June 18. Initially, this should have taken off on May 31, but several factors led to its being postponed for June 12 and, most recently, June 13. This release will leave blue-green and red vapour trails across the skies, which then allow scientists to track particle motions in space. Previously, the clouds could only be relea... [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Comey told the Senate committee that he was "stunned" by Trump's intervention and perhaps, if he was "stronger", he would have challenged the president. "I hope you can let this go". The President's son said the family was "vindicated" after the Comey testimony as what he said was "basically ridiculous" and that Mr Comey had never been asked to drop the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump Tells Senators House Health Bill 'Mean'

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who has been more wary of Medicaid cuts in the healthcare bill than some other Republicans , said Trump did not try to pressure him to support a specific bill. "From day one I've said, 'We're going to repeal and replace Obamacare, ' and that's what we're going to do", Trump said at the White House . He has suggested the proper course may be to pass a short-term bil... [Full Article...]

Officer-involved shooting reported at state liquor store in Hampton, New Hampshire

Officer-involved shooting reported at state liquor store in Hampton, New Hampshire The identities of the troopers will not be released until they are formally interviewed, MacDonald said. A few minutes later, Jones crashed the vehicle along Grafton Drive in Portsmouth, causing damage to the car's front tire, New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russia probe, Comey firing However, according to a source, Sessions is expected to claim executive privilege , insisting it would be inappropriate to discuss conversations with the president in an open setting. He says he stepped aside because Justice Department rules prevent such a conflict of interest. After this was revealed, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigations on March 2. [Full Article...]

Eastern Wyoming tornadoes damaged homes on Monday; injured one

Eastern Wyoming tornadoes damaged homes on Monday; injured one Tornadoes were reported Monday afternoon in Laramie, Platter, Goshen and Natrona counties . While the barn was demolished by the tornado, fortunately no one was injured. According to the family, the cattle shed was picked up and tossed by the storm's high winds, leaving just one wall standing. In nearby Alliance, Nebraska, 65 train cars were blown over, possibly by a tornado. [Full Article...]

Closing arguments set in police officer's manslaughter trial

Was Castile putting his hands up, like she said in her video, or was it just one hand? She says Yanez didn't use his training to de-escalate the situation. That video began only after Castile had already been shot five times. The jury also requested transcripts of squad vehicle audio and of Yanez's statement to state investigators the day after the shooting, but the judge denied the request becaus... [Full Article...]

USA appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

The unanimous, unsigned decision by a three-judge panel of the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals provided a second legal basis for blocking Trump's travel moratorium and delivered yet another major legal defeat to the Trump administration. If he had not done so, the order may not violate the Constitution, the lawyers said. Trump's revised ban involves a 90-day suspension on nationals from six ... [Full Article...]

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

Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey Senator had with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign. Now Sessions will take the same stage. Patrick Leahy of Vermont says the attorney general has an obligation to answer questions in public. And they say part of their goal in this case is to get President Trump's tax returns out there. Sessions' testimony comes amid a reported riff with Trump. [Full Article...]

US Secretary Of State: Bilateral Relations With Moscow Continue To Deteriorate

Asked whether the United States wanted to see an Iran-style global embargo to deny exports of petroleum and other products to North Korea, Tillerson said that this would only work if Russian Federation and China, the North's main suppliers, cooperated. [Full Article...]

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial Roy was found near a compression pump that had filled the vehicle with carbon monoxide, in a Kmart parking lot in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, and his death was deemed a suicide. Earlier this year, a Dairy Queen manager in Missouri was charged with involuntary manslaughter; prosecutors said she was harassing an employee who later committed suicide, according to The Associated Press . [Full Article...]

Do you know the history of Flag Day?

Do you know the history of Flag Day? Those who wish to dispose of their flag can drop it off at the American Legion in Springville; the Marion American Legion, 625 31st St.; or other local American Legion posts. Young girl scouts who participated in the Flag Day retirement earned a Girl Scout tab, and a special grommet laced onto a nylon heat-sealed cord from a flag being retired. [Full Article...]


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