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Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

His family said they appreciate the support they've received from lawmakers and the president, and are thankful for the bravery of the special agents. Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries, as did a congressional aide, and they have been released from hospitals. His social media page was riddled with Trump-hating posts showing he was duped by the Democrat- and media-fueled conspiracy theory that President Donald J. Read More »

Major League Baseball will allow player nicknames on jerseys for a weekend


In all the Wolverines sent 18 players to the NFL. Three members of the UTSA Baseball's 2017 team were drafted by MLB teams on Wednesday, the final day of the first-year player draft. Chapman did not pitch against the Indians this past season, but did go 2-for-4 with two RBI's in a 5-4 win over the Tribe. The multi-tooled Hayes was drafted as a pitcher after serving as the Commodores' closer last season and registering seven saves. Read More »

Pence hires Richmond attorney to aid in Russia probe inquiries


Cullen will not be paid with taxpayer money, an aide said. The law firm referred questions back to the vice president's office. The vice president made his final decision earlier this week. -Mexico border since the beginning of his administration in January. "A flourishing economy gives people a reason, a reason to put down roots in the land of their birth and to grow rather than fleeing to the north", Pence said. Read More »

Congressional Staffer Reportedly Shot By Gunman

The four Texas lawmakers on the Republican team - U.S. Reps Joe Barton , Kevin Brady , Mike Conaway and Williams were at the practice. Williams arrived at a news conference in Washington using crutches and said he would be returning to Texas later this week for further treatment. Read More »

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

Spicer said . "I think the president made it clear what is intention was on Friday", he said. The difference is Sessions still works for President Donald Trump , and he has a lot more to lose. Conway stressed that Democratic Sen. "I don't think we finish those whole conversations until we just know everything, so I just want more information about everything that can come out", the IL lawmaker said. Read More »

Why? Suzanne Taylor Ohio mother and two daughters murdered


Dave Loeding told the Daily News. Police originally stated that one of the victims was shot to death but amended the information shortly thereafter, according to WEWS. Taylor's younger sister, Kylie attended Bowling Green University , where she majored in forensic science and was involved in theater. "Let police work take its course". Read More »

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

While the hearing was explicitly meant to focus on FISA, its timing - a day before former FBI Director James Comey will testify for the first time since his firing - led Senators to frequently derail conversation around the intended topic. "We can not allow adversaries overseas to cloak themselves in the legal protections we extend to Americans". The statute, which grants the National Security Agency a considerable freedom in the collection of foreigners' digital communications, normally ... Read More »

Jewish groups join call to mayors to denounce 'anti-sharia' marches

Looking ahead, Muslim leaders and others are concerned about anti-Sharia, or Islamic law, marches planned for Saturday in Seattle and about two-dozen other USA cities, saying the marches are really anti-Muslim. "Show our state that we will not put up with anymore anti-Muslim sentiments from our community members", the organizer said on Facebook . No one will be at peace; the ones who intend to frighten and the ones who are apprehensive will not live in peace, it is a mess for all Americans, ... Read More »

Powerball reaches $375 million dollar jackpot


The POWERBALL jackpot has rolled 19 times since the April 5, 2017, drawing and has generated more than $31.4 million in contributions to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF). Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Lawson's jackpot holds the record for the largest lottery prize ever won in MI. Read More »

Trump Continues to Tweet About London Mayor


Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. "Though the AP may take considerable abuse for the lead of this fact-check, make no mistake about it: It's not a matter of opinion that the president can not be counted on to provide accurate information in the clutch, nor is it a matter of perspective; it's a matter of deduction, as the fact-check itself explains", The Washington Post wrote. Read More »

Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday. In the Monmouth poll, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fared a little bit better than Conway, Spicer and Trump, with more than half of respondents voicing no opinion on her, while 23 percent said that she helps the administration and 22 percent said that she hurts. Read More »

Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races


I probably couldn't get the most out of it but we were kind of there. "I just didn't want to mess up". Rahal, who won race one at the double header, added: "When I saw Lewis Hamilton's comment, you guys know me, it took me everything I had in my body not to say something". Read More »

President Trump tweets support for UK after London Bridge incident

Police have declared a " terrorist incident " there and at nearby Borough Market amid reports of stabbings. Witnesses also reported seeing people being stabbed by at least one man. There have been no official reports yet regarding casualties, but it is clear from the attending paramedics and active police role in ordering evacuations that the situation is both serious and ongoing. Read More »

DC protesters demand independent Russia probe


Another Saturday, another protest against President Donald Trump. Thousands of anti-Donald Trump protesters from coast to coast participated in the "March for Truth" on Saturday. The rally's name was a reference to Trump's remarks this week announcing his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. James asked them to join in with the protest. Read More »

White House communications director resigns amid tensions

In a statement, Dubke said it had been his "great honour to serve President Trump and this administration". Soon afterward, he tweeted: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News ". Read More »

Madras PhD scholar 'beaten up' over participating in beef festival


A group of 70 to 80 students held the beef festivalon Sunday evening to demonstrate against the Centre's notification and underline that they had a right to choose their own food. "And the rule provides for a strict animal monitoring committee and an animal market committee at the local level", Vardhan told ANI . However, a day after notifying the modifications, the ministry said that the animals for the goal of slaughter could be procured directly from the farmers at their respective farms. Read More »

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Simply put, it is to honor those who died while serving in the military. but it is a little more complex than that. Typically known as Decoration Day for the practice of decorating the graves of the fallen, it was codified into federal law as Memorial Day in 1967. Read More »

Former US national security adviser Brzezinski dies at 89

He was also a prime player behind the failed US mission in 1980 to rescue USA hostages held in Iran after the overthrow of the Shah of Iran. "You always knew where Zbig stood, and his ideas and advocacy helped shape decades of American national security policy". Read More »

Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

Democrats can try to play hardball on this issue, but the White House really can stop the payments at any time by simply dropping its objection to the lawsuit. State officials, the health industry and Democrats in Congress have pushed for the payments to continue, saying that ending them would upend the insurance market and cost millions of people their health insurance. Read More »

Border wall funding included in Trump's budget plan, Mulvaney says

Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., said . "Every Republican wants to do a big number on Social Security , they want to do it on Medicare , they want to do it on Medicaid - and we can't do that". Paramedics hospitalized over a dozen people who were sick in the downtown area where the homeless gather during the incident. Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program, while a wave of Medicaid cuts - on top of more than $800 billion in the House-passed health care bill - could deny ... Read More »

Scattered showers, storms Tuesday


Look for the below normal temperatures to continue Wednesday with highs in the low to mid 70s. The weather will remain dry if you have outdoor plans or are traveling for Memorial Day Weekend . Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Friday: 30 percent chance of showers. Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Read More »

Fallen police officers honored during ceremony outside NH statehouse


The names of 34 Oklahoma City officers were read aloud during a service at the Oklahoma City Police Department headquarters. "We must not take those sacrifices for granted", he said. His mother Karen, family and friends joined the families of 394 other fallen officers who were honored. "Not only to us but to their incredible families". Read More »

Flags fly at half-staff in state for Peace Officers Memorial Day

A wreath was placed at the Fallen Peace Officer Memorial in Sunner Park in Cedar Rapids to remember fallen officers. This President knows in his heart that to make America safe again we must also restore the tradition of respect and honor that is owed to every member of the law enforcement community in America. Read More »

'Pay Bribes Here' Projected onto Trump's DC Hotel


Bell also told BuzzFeed that the images were displayed over the hotel's front entrance for about 10 minutes - projected from a van their team had outfitted with their gear and parked across the street - until a security guard came out and blocked the projector. Read More »

Small Plane Disappears Near the Bahamas

Watch standers with the Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center received a report from Miami Air Traffic Control at 2:10 p.m. on Monday regarding lost radar and radio contact from of a MU-2B airplane approximately 37 miles east of Eleuthera. Read More »

Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russia probe documents


The Senate Intelligence Committee said a subpoena had been issued after Flynn rejected its request on April 28 to submit documents relevant to the investigation. Trump added that he thought the Democrats were "hypocrites" for their outrage at Comey's dismissal, saying they themselves were upset with Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. Read More »

Arrested Development star: I've signed up for more


As reported by Variety , Jason Bateman's tweet was sprinkled with a little bit of in-universe Arrested Development humor. However, there's no information yet as to when fans can expect new episodes to premiere on Netflix. Find out the latest on the developing new season after the jump. All of the actors are quite busy with other work, including Jason Bateman . Are you excited that Jason Bateman has now officially joined the cast for Season 5 of Arrested Development? Regarded-at ... Read More »

White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system


President Donald Trump raised eyebrows Thursday evening after telling Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that his country's health-care system was better than the that of U.S'. Trump Thursday praised Australia's system, called Medicare, at a meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in New York City. Sanders says the bill does not provide protections and does not guarantee coverage for "ordinary Americans". Read More »

No. 11 Auburn defeats DePaul in first round of NCAA Tournament


Navy will play a second-round game on Sunday at 1 p.m. against the MA, which defeated Colorado, 12-7, in Friday's second game. The Bulls defeated Duke 4-0 in the match before Georgia's. "DePaul is one of the toughest teams we've ever played in the first round and we came out and set the energy early in doubles and took care of business". Read More »

Conway links Anderson Cooper's eye roll to sexism


Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey was sacked from his position by Donald Trump on the recommendation of the Justice Department. "Now, your White House is saying that what [Comey] did was wrong, but previously, as a candidate, Donald Trump was saying it was the right thing", Cooper said Conway, referring to Comey's handling of the Clinton probe. Read More »

Aam Aadmi Party "Demonstrates" EVM Tempering During Special Session of Delhi Assembly

Meanwhile, the EC while defending their stance on the matter said the AAP demonstrated in the Delhi Assembly on a prototype EVM and not on the EC's EVM, sources said. Participating in a discussion on the issue during the day-long special session of the Delhi Assembly, AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj dramatically claimed a voting machine can be manipulated by simply feeding it with a "secret code". Read More »

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Authorities found Cummins and Elizabeth in a cabin in Cecilville, Calif. - a remote area with no cell phone reception - on Thursday. He didn't say a word aloud and listened intently to Magistrate Judge Kendall Newman. According to a criminal affidavit filed in support of Cummins' arrest warrant, Tennessee investigators said Cummins - who'd already been suspended by Culleoka Unit School for disobeying orders to steer clear of Elizabeth - stole his wife's auto on March 13 , falsely told her ... Read More »

Fraternity, 18 members charged in Penn State student's death

Overnight, Piazza took several other falls including a second one down the basement stairs where he would remain for hours before the fraternity members discovered him in the morning, Parks Miller said . The grand jury report concluded that "the severity of Timothy Piazza's condition was obvious and noticed by the fraternity brothers and pledges around him that evening". Read More »

Maryland police capture escaped prisoner


A Howard County police tactical team captured escaped prisoner David Watson around 9:40 a wooded area off of Dorsey Run Road in Jessup, according to Howard County, MD Police. The caller said the man was wearing a white hard hat and a safety vest. Dorsey Run Road was closed from the area of Clifton T. Perkins Hospital to Patuxent Range Road. Read More »

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough of 'Morning Joe' are engaged


Vanity Fair reported Thursday that according to Scarborough, the president suggested in January that the couple be married at the White House or Trump's Mar-a-Lago club. The first rumors of Joe and Mika dating came out last summer, and apparently they've been moving at breakneck speed. The couple didn't appear to want to address their personal lives on the air Thursday morning , but panelist Harold Ford Jr. Read More »

Flint, Michigan, charged a resident $1090 for lead-contaminated water


According to NBC25, the city recently notified many Flint residents that it would be shutting off their water if they didn't pay for water, a move that generated about $3 million last month. But that program ended last month, despite the fact that at the end of April, the mayor said that almost 20,000 Flint residences still have lead and galvanized service lines that need to be replaced. Read More »

Trump to meet Australian PM on 1st presidential trip to NYC

And now, for the first time, they'll shake hands tomorrow morning on board a decommissioned World War II ship in NY. Friends close to Trump and former campaign advisers tell CNN the homecoming could be clarifying for the president, a one-time NY standard whose name is plastered around Manhattan - usually in gold. Read More »

Trump executive order aims to allow Arctic drilling


The Executive Order directs the Interior Department to begin review of restrictive drilling policies for the outer-continental shelf. Just prior to his exit, Obama had imposed a ban on new oil and gas drilling activities in federal waters in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. Read More »

Afghan Taliban Announce Spring Offensive, 2 US Troops Killed in Fighting ISIS


The US has around 8,400 troops in the country with about another 5,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, as efforts to negotiate a lasting peace settlement between Kabul and the Taliban have repeatedly fallen through. The Taliban's annual spring offensive normally marks the start of the " fighting season ", but this year militants continued fighting during the winter months. Read More »

Hillary Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

In January the USA intelligence community announced it had concluded Russian Federation interfered in the election - and that Putin himself ordered a campaign to undermine the U.S. The former Democratic presidential nominee discussed the presidential contest during the Women for Women International's annual luncheon in NY. Clinton's campaign manager, John Podesta, had his email account hacked during the 2016 campaign. Read More »

2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

The university said classes and events will resume on Tuesday and it plans to hold a "gathering to honor the victims" in the coming days. A student at the University of Texas at Austin, wielding a large Bowie-like hunting knife, is suspected of stabbing four other students on campus Monday afternoon, killing one of them, police said. Read More »

Melania Trump helps open garden


More than half a million people signed a petition demanding she move straight to Washington or foot herself the bill for the $127,000-$146,000 a day security costs of staying behind in NY. Was it way too risky for the White House or do you love seeing her push the boundaries with her outfit choices? "I listened to that, and you had to listen pretty [carefully] - that was not booing like we all know it", Trump said. Read More »

Ag Secretary Says Trump's Turn On NAFTA Was Deal-Making


U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined President Donald Trump for a " Farmers Roundtable " at the White House to address issues facing American agriculture, as the president signed an Executive Order establishing an Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity, according to a news release. Read More »

New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate


He later escaped from prison and killed a man. Boren's daughter, Jodie Efird, watched the the execution from the death chamber. She said while it may not bring closure, it helps a little. Minutes before Williams was scheduled to be executed at 7pm, the U.S. Supreme Court requested time to review his case. Ledell Lee , Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, and Kenneth Williams , were executed April 20, Monday and Thursday, respectively. Read More »

US Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Perdue, whose confirmation stalled for months, did not have a hand in crafting that budget and has expressed support for numerous programs that could be cut. "He understands that the Agriculture Department has a profound impact on almost every community across the country and certainly every family", said U.S. Read More »