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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said he was "absolutely shaken" by the incident, "where many of my friends and colleagues were practicing for the annual congressional baseball game; an event that brings us together each year". Zack Barth, an aide to Rep. Williams, was shot but is expected to make a full recovery. "We want to express our appreciation for the men and women who run towards danger especially the Capitol Police and Alexandria City Police - without their presence this ...
  • Power supplies to Gaza Strip cut even further

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    As the 10 anniversary of Hamas' takeover of Gaza approaches, Channel 2 News' Ehud Yaari recalls the coup of June 2007. A human-rights organization that actually cared about Gaza's humanitarian crisis would name and shame the responsible parties-Fatah and Hamas-in an effort to pressure them to compromise, or at least make clear that the crisis stems from nonpayment and urge worldwide donors to cover the shortfall.
  • Hamilton secures pole in Canada

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    It was a joyous day for race victor Lewis Hamilton and for hometown favourite Lance Stroll at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. An emotional Hamilton said: "I am shaking... This was the ideal retort from Hamilton after he toiled to only seventh at the Monaco Grand Prix a fortnight ago. Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas was third-fastest in qualifying and will start from the second row beside Raikkonen.
  • Syrian opposition forces begin 'great battle' for Raqqa

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    In late January, the SDF says U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has delivered armored vehicles to some Arab troops in the alliance, which is dominated by the Syrian Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG). The offensive in Raqqa comes as Iraqi security forces near victory in west Mosul , though progress has been slow in the densely populated areas of Iraq's second-largest city.
  • Australia's PM Turnbull lampoons Trump in leaked audio

    Australia's PM Turnbull lampoons Trump in leaked audio

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    Mr Turnbull impersonated the US President at the Canberra press gallery's Midwinter Ball on Wednesday night. Turnbull used his recent meeting with the United States president in NY as fodder for his speech. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. We are! Not the fake polls.
  • Champion Warriors might snub White House -- if invited

    Champion Warriors might snub White House -- if invited

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    The victory was something of a redemption for the Warriors who blew a three games to one lead to lose the title to the Cavs last season. Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver.
  • Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

    Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

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    Owner Stan Kroenke piled on the pressure after confirming that the manager had extended his contract by stating: 'Our ambition is to win the Premier League and other major trophies in Europe. "I think it could have been done a little earlier, but I'm happy that he signed". "You don't fire good people, you don't fire people who are world-class, you don't fire people who are driven to improve".
  • GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

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    Trump canceled a scheduled event at the Labor Department soon after the shooting took place, and the White House has said both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence received updates on the shooting. The popular and gregarious member is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip several years ago.
  • Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russian Federation probe

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    Mueller, Rosenstein said, has the "full independence he needs to conduct that investigation". So when Sessions testifies today before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where will his allegiances lie? Sessions' testimony comes after former FBI Director James Comey appeared before the same panel last week.