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Red Sox at Yankees

Boston continues to struggle against the division-leading Yankees, who have beaten the Red Sox in six of seven meetings, and held their rivals to one or fewer r...


What Is The Congressional Baseball Game?

The baseball field that is the scene of a shooting in Alexandria on June 14 where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was shot at a congressional basebal...


NeNe Leakes confirms return to 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'

Leakes cut her teeth on Bravo's hit reality series back in Season 1, but left the show after Season 7. She included a photo of herself wearing a crown and holdi...


Potential for severe storms this week

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued across the area, from west central McHenry County to Cook County and Newton and Jasper counties in Indiana. Unsecured ...


The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

Virginia Rep. Dave Brat told CNN that he learned of the news in the gym, and that members were all standing by for more information as the news unfolded. Federa...


Employee shoots, injures four at a San Francisco UPS warehouse

Police arrived in minutes. "Officers encountered shooting victims and immediately evacuated them to a safe location to get medical treatment", law enforcement...


Turkey says Gulf Arab rift damages Muslim world

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain , and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed stringent economic sanctions on Doha for allegedly supporting "extremism". On Sunday, ...


Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

While imposing sanctions is an important step, far more serious action must be taken in order to ensure our election system. It would impose new sanctions o...


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

James T. Hodgkinson of IL, 66, was detained as the accused shooter, but died late Wednesday morning. "The shooter was still shooting and two Capitol Police of...


U.S. politician Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson of IL, died due to injuries he sustained during the shooting , President Donald Trump announced in a ...


Tangier Island Mayor Gets Phone Call from President

Trump thanked the mayor and the entire island of Tangier, where he received 87 percent of the votes, for their support. Also, "it doesn't bother" residents th...


Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates

Sheriff Sills asked anyone who has any information about the fugitives to call 911. Sills said evidence left at the scene led them to believe it was the two esc...


Johnson arrives for US Open after birth of child

Open . Rickie Fowler : Following back-to-back U.S. Open missed cuts, which included the shocking first-round 81 at Chambers Bay in 2015, Fowler is long ove...


U.S. attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations

Sessions refused to say whether he and Trump discussed FBI Director James Comey's handling of an investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campai...


Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

If imposed, the travel ban would automatically restrict people coming from six Muslim countries from entering the USA for 90 days. He says the ban should be r...


Senators Concoct a New Sanctions Bill Against Russia; Tillerson Calls for Dialogue

So Mideast followers were surprised and confused when Tillerson said Tuesday the Palestinians had changed the policy. "Their intent is to cease the payments to ...


Harvard President Drew Faust To Step Down Next Year

The gracious Dr. Faust, in some ways an unlikely choice to lead the university because she did not attend Harvard , was viewed as the antidote to Dr. "She also...


U.S. troops killed, 2 injured by Afghan soldier

Identification of bodies belonging to Daesh indicated that several killed Daesh members were from Indian state of Kerala. The Taliban claimed responsibil...


Multiple People Shot Including Congressman in Virginia

The shooter, a 66-year-old IL native named James T. Hodgkinson has died from his injuries, according to President Donald Trump . Trump did not name the...


Congressmen send thoughts, prayers to shooting victims

Local Congressmen say they are sending their thoughts and prayers to their colleagues, staff and Capitol Police officers who were shot Wednesday morning at a...


The Sessions Inquisition Comes Up Empty: Trump Unscathed After Attorney General's Testimony

Still from last night's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , we learnt that Mr Sessions "cannot recall", "to the best of his knowledge" anyth...


Two arrested at anti-Sharia Law protest

Counter-protesters banged on drums and shouted "Racists, racists go home!" Both of the groups were going back and forth expressing their beliefs, hoping to brin...


Rep. Steve Scalise, others reported shot at practice for Congressional Baseball Game

Jeff Flake of Arizona, Rep. Jimmy Duncan of Tennessee, Rep. Brad Wenstrup of Ohio, Rep. Trump called the Capitol Police courageous and said "their sacrifice ...


How the harrowing shooting at a GOP congressional baseball practice unfolded

Five people were transported medically from the scene in Alexandria , city Police Chief Michael Brown told reporters. Rep. Steve Scalise is expected to m...


Congressional baseball players to wear LSU gear in Scalise's honor

And he also got a bit emotional while talking about one of the victims, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise . And his fellow lawmakers are grateful. The gunm...


Congressman Steve Scalise Shot In Virginia

According to reports , Hodgkinson is 66 years old and has an IL driver's license. He said he grabbed Scalise's phone to call his wife. "I'm grateful to the U....


Trump says Louisiana congressman - a 'true friend and patriot' - will survive shooting

Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican , told CNN he was on third base during the baseball game when he saw Mr Scalise, who was on second base, shot. My thoughts...


Shooter dies, Rep. Scalise in stable condition after Virginia attack

She said he was using a long gun and exchanging fire with law enforcement officers, one of whom yelled for her to get down. "I did what I did in Iraq", he tol...


Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

Capitol Police were also at the scene. She said he was using a long gun and exchanging fire with law enforcement officers, one of whom yelled for her to get dow...


White House, Capitol Hill Cancel Events in Wake of Shooting

As the congressman spoke Wednesday morning, he still wore his practice clothes, including a University of Tennessee Vols baseball cap. "There's been a shooting ...


Tillerson: US committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan

The legislation was worked out by Sens. "Despite necessary reductions from FY 2017 levels, we are still devoting $25.3 billion to foreign assistance, which ac...


Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony

Comey testified publicly last week the Federal Bureau of Investigation was aware of reasons it would be problematic for Sessions to remain involved in the pro...


MLB Draft day 3: There's even more drafting, apparently

The third and final day of the draft begins Wednesday at noon with the 11th round, and extends to round 40. Hall, 18, was ranked as the No. 8 overall pitchi...


Phil Spencer Wants Xbox Backwards Compatibility, Xbox Game Pass on PC

While I personally don't care much for backwards compatibility because I'm not fond of replaying games, I think the feature is great for bringing in new audienc...


Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice

They were not injured. "There must have been 50 to 100 shots fired", he told CNN . Scalise's district, which occupies much of the "toe" Louisiana's boot, h...