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Harman takes the lead at US open

He shot 73 and missed the cut by three. Or that Johnson and McIlory went home Friday after missing the cut? He lost the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur final to Smit...


Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

Macron , by contrast, performed spectacularly well, in defiance of critics who had questioned whether his success in the presidential elections would be repeate...


Reaction to Trump's Cuba shift

It seeks to force Cuba to hold free and fair elections, release political prisoners, and allow political and religious freedom. Trump will not go so far as ...


Police officer acquitted of Philando Castile killing

A jury acquitted Yanez Friday, clearing him of a manslaughter charge as well as two lesser charges. He said the last two holdouts eventually agreed on acquittal...


U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

Scalise's condition was upgraded to "serious", from "critical" after undergoing another surgery on Saturday, according to a statement from Dr. Jack Sava , th...


Trump says he's target of inquiry

It was six days ago that Mr. Trump proclaimed that he had been vindicated by the Congressional testimony of former FBI Director James Comey , who said he had...


Steve Scalise conscious, spoke with wife on Saturday, sources say

The round fragmented into hundreds of pieces and did "substantial damage" to bones, internal organs and blood vessels, Sava said. Sava noted Scalise was awa...


USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

Hodgkinson was fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire with police during the rampage. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). The man who shot House Majo...


Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

President Donald Trump's administration may work with House Republicans to ease tough sanctions on Russian Federation that passed with an overwhelming 98-2 ...


Thomas roars into US Open lead

England's Tommy Fleetwood has been putting beautifully at the U.S. Open and needs to extend his surprising role at the championship one more day to change h...


Scalise upgraded from critical to serious

After Saturday's surgery, Scalise is in serious condition but continues to show signs of improvement, according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospita...


Doctor hopes Rep. Scalise can make 'excellent recovery' despite risk

But Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery", his trauma surgeon said Friday. Griner remains hospitalised at Washington's MedStar Hospital after get...


Tulsa's Mike Neal Talks About Long-Time Friend Scalise After Shooting

Sava says Scalise has responded to family members while he's still under sedation. When Rep. Roger Williams returned to the Capitol on Wednesday, visibly ...


Johnson ready for break after Open flop

The Englishman eventually signed for one-under 71 and walked into the clubhouse level with overnight leader Rickie Fowler , who had yet to start his round. "Re...


There's been at least 1 mass shooting every month this year

The hearing was canceled . She said the organization would continue pushing for gun-friendly legislation at the state and federal level, arguing that new gun-c...


Here's how to watch the Congressional Baseball Game

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting , eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of...


Cosby jury still deadlocked after marathon deliberation

He says he believed a chat with the family from Plymouth Meeting would brighten Cosby's spirits. Cosby did not testify at the trial, but the jury heard a poli...


Lankford: Trump took "light touch" with Comey, but was still "inappropriate"

He asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate pointed to collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice . The committee also sen...


US revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

The objective of the Thursday announcement, the administration explained, was to clarify that immigrants enrolled in the DACA program would not immediately be...


Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition following baseball practice shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) leaves during the House vote on continuing a resolution on a budget on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C., April 28...


Mechanic indicates Alexandria baseball gunman intended to return to Illinois after shooting

Police said it was unclear whether James Hodgkinson planned to target the lawmakers on his list, which included Reps. The Daily Caller first reported that...


Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Scalise was shot in the hip and taken to the MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday, where he underwent his first surgery after the attack. He added ...


House Health Care Plan Formally Moves to Senate

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., who is the only Republican up for re-election in 2018 in a state that Trump lost, also said that he's not yet willing to support the...


Trump Reports Hundreds of Millions in Financial Liabilities

But Trump's tax attorney, Sheri Dillon, told reporters in January that by setting up a trust, he was taking "all steps realistically possible to make it c...


After The Alexandria Shooting, Gun Control Advocates Don't Want Another Fight

The governor gave a false statistic that "93 million" die every day due to gun violence, before he corrected himself to say "93 individuals". "Until we get to...


Was the United Kingdom election a rejection of Brexit?

It seems that the public's view of Theresa May and the Conservative party has been badly damaged by the election, while Labour and Jeremy Corbyn have gone...


Newt Gingrich changes his mind about Russian Federation special prosecutor Robert Mueller

Rep. Adam Schiff, who is part of the House Intelligence Committee's own investigation into Russian Federation, shot back at the idea on Monday evening with a wa...


Maryland and DC Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments

The Maryland and D.C. attorneys general are seeking an order in U.S. District Court in Maryland preventing Trump from continuing to receive government pay...


Who is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein?

Along the way, news outlets have reported on elements of the Russian Federation probe, often citing unnamed United States government officials. Rosenstein is ...


As Russia Probe Widens, Special Counsel Builds Up Team

Trump himself took aim Friday at the senior Justice Department official responsible for appointing Mueller, accusing him on Twitter of leading a " Witch Hunt ...


Trump Could Force Out Rosenstein, Fail to Stop Russia Probe

Depending on how events play out, the Justice Department could face a crisis not seen since the so-called Saturday Night Massacre when President Richard Nixon...


A day after Alexandria shooting, Congressional Baseball Game commences

Steve Scalise and others wounded. The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs,...


Security tightened ahead of Congressional Baseball Game after shooting

Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., is among lawmakers who have received death threats in recent months. The Democrats won 11-2, then turned right around and gave t...


Special Counsel Expands Russia Probe To Include Trump, Reports Say

During the hearing, ostensibly about the Justice Department's budget priorities, senators from both sides of the aisle repeatedly peppered Rosenstein with q...


Scalise in 'some trouble' after shooting

Mika, a former aide to Michigan Republican Rep. Tim Walberg, is director of government relations for Tyson Foods Washington , D.C., office and has worked for t...