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Gunman who shot US Congressman, aide and cops dies

Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican , said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". "This could be the first political rhetoric...


As Nextera Energy INC (NEE) Valuation Rose, Shareholder Commerce Bank Raised Stake

The SI to Cimpress NV Ord Netherlands's float is 27.42%. 87,660 shares of the company traded hands. PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) has declined 20.84% since June 14,...


Congressman shot, injured by gunman; police kill attacker

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson III, a 66-year-old white male from IL, opened a barrage of gunfire at a congressional baseball practice field in Al...


Sessions: No collusion, no stonewalling, no recall

Testifying last week, Comey said after that "disturbing" private talk with Trump, he went to the attorney general and told Sessions "it can't happen that you ...


Missouri Senate passes annual abortion clinic inspections

But proponents of even stricter regulations, including the governor , are hopeful the bill will be expanded when it gets to the House. Planned Parenthood now o...


Virginia shooter who shot Republicans was a Trump hater

Hodgkinson , 66, had lawn signs supporting Bernie Sanders and scared neighbors in his Belleville, Ill . suburb by shooting a high-powered weapon in his bac...


Suspect killed after Rep. Steve Scalise, others shot at baseball practice

Matt Mika , the lobbyist and a former congressional aide, was also in critical condition, with multiple wounds. While some members of Congress are granted o...


Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

But they are pragmatic enough to know the latest shooting doesn't dramatically alter the dynamics of their uphill battle. This frightful incident occurred d...


Bernie Sanders denounces Alexandria shooter who volunteered on his campaign

Multiple people were wounded, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), who was shot in the hip. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the ...


Joy Reid: 'Ridiculous people' think Trump murder art swayed GOP shooter Hodgkinson

President Obama defended doing so after Newtown: "Are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the face of such carnage, that the politics are too hard...


Gunman dead after wounding top Republican

In a statement , Capitol Police said Griner was in "good condition in the hospital, having been shot in the ankle". From her vantage point behind a tree, s...


Gov't report: Health care deductibles higher under GOP bill

We are proud to join with our partners in the health field to call on the Senate to reject this approach and to protect access to health care coverage", sa...


Sanders says congressional shooter volunteered for his campaign

President Donald Trump confirmed Hodgkinson's death Wednesday morning in a publicized address. "Republicans are the Taliban of the US", he posted in Februa...


U.S. lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man

The man who shot and wounded four people at a Republican baseball practice on Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, had two guns in his possession, the Federal Bur...


Excessive Heat This Weekend

Temperatures jumped up to 12 degrees Tuesday, and further warming is expected this week. "Strong high pressure building over Arizona this weekend will remain...


Annual Charity Baseball Game Still On After DC Shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise , a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues in h...


Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

He was living out of his gym bag. "I would characterize him as rational - a loner", Euille continued. Former Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille, who had convers...


Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary, Gillespie Clinches in Tight GOP Race

Frank Wager was running in a distant third, according to the election reports. Northam defeated former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello , who ran as an unapologetic...


Man Who Robbed Bank to Avoid His Wife Sentenced to Home Confinement

The teller gave him the money and instead of running away, he took the cash and sat in the lobby. When they did, Ripple told them he was the man they were looki...


Three Ex-Penn State Officials Get Jail Time

The sentencing comes about five and a half years after Sandusky, a longtime Penn State assistant, was indicted for child molestation. But after their testimon...


Congressional women's team hits practice field

Congressman Steve Scalise - the number three Republican in the House of Representatives and a strong supporter of USA gun rights - underwent surgery after be...


Capitol Police Officers Hailed as Heroes After Baseball Practice Shooting

Scalise "will continue fighting to protect every citizen's Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms", his website says. An additional two individuals - a ...


Bernie Sanders on Congressional shooting: "I am sickened by this despicable act"

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called " Termina...


President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

While police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was too early to determine whether it was a deliberate political attack, the shooting intensifi...


Did Sessions and Trump conspire to obstruct justice?

But Sessions also fended off Democrats trying to quiz him about any conversations inside the administration. "Further, I have no knowledge of any such convers...


U.S. investigators seek Donald Trump - James Comey conversation memos

Trump will most likely be questioned about Thursday's testimony by former FBI Director James Comey . But Comey believed that he was sacked because of his i...


U.S. attorney general angers Democrats with refusal to testify on Trump conversations

Sessions also deflated Democrats' expectations when he contradicted Comey's recollection of his reaction to Comey's supposed plea to never let him alone with th...


Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Wednesday night, the Federal Bureau of Investigation indicated. Lyle Jeffs is a religious leader and brother to Warren Jeffs, who leads the FLDS Church, a sec...


Belleville Gunman Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests

After learning this news, the 75-year-old politician immediately made an address to condemn Hodgkinson's actions. "He is in stable condition " at a Washin...


Belleville man identified as Alexandria shooter

Trump announced that the alleged shooter, identified to CNN from federal law enforcement sources as James T. Hodgkinson, died of his injuries. Also Wedne...


Pittsburgh Penguins would accept President Donald Trump's invitation to White House

This makes sense. After all, a team in the middle of celebrating a world championship diverting its attention to vote on something like that seems unlikely. A s...


Company 'hearbroken' over Orlando workplace shooting

The company is one of the largest manufacturers of awnings for camper vans, motor coaches and sports utility vehicles. Scott's comments about the Orlando ar...


Chuck Schumer trolls Trump with parody of Cabinet meeting

Donald Trump's disapproval rating may be at an all-time high , but inside the White House , the president could not be more popular. And no one was mo...


Police and Politician injured in Washington attack

An attack on any public servant is an attack on all. "He is grateful for the fearless actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders and colleagues", his offi...


Senator Jeff Flake recounts baseball practice shooting

The gunshot travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding, the hospital said. " Pray for Steve! " Trump s...