• Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us

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    MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise had surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg, and "will require additional operations". Scalise said in the statement. Scalise sustained a single gunshot wound in the hip that traveled across the congressman's body to his other hip - called a transpelvic gunshot wound, according to Sava, who spoke to reporters at a news conference Friday afternoon.
  • Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

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    The president has also continuously called the Russian Federation probe a " witch hunt ", using the phrase in at least eight tweets since March. The letter said the investigation would also probe Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, attorney general under former U.S.
  • US Lawmakers File Anti-Trump Lawsuit for Alleged Abuse of Constitution

    US Lawmakers File Anti-Trump Lawsuit for Alleged Abuse of Constitution

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    The lawsuit said heavy spending by foreign diplomats and embassies at the Trump International Hotel just a few blocks from the White House, payments by foreign entities at his Trump Tower and Trump International Tower in NY, and other business operations effectively violate the US Constitution's ban on presidents enriching themselves while in office.
  • Neighbors Describe The Man Who Opened Fire At A Baseball Practice

    Neighbors Describe The Man Who Opened Fire At A Baseball Practice

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    And I met a man and a woman who said that they don't agree on President Donald Trump , but they're still friends. Before the game, all players bowed their heads for a moment of silence and prayer to honor Scalise. And we know that the shooter was politically active. Duncan said he spoke with Hodgkinson briefly before the shooting, when the would-be assassin asked him in the parking lot if the players on the field were Republicans or Democrats.
  • Comey firing to be investigated by Senate panel, new report says

    Comey firing to be investigated by Senate panel, new report says

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    Mark Warner of Virginia, the panel's top Democrat, didn't provide any other details regarding the meeting. The tweets were clear signs of the president's frustration and anger over the revelation, published on Wednesday evening in The Washington Post , about the investigation by Mueller, who is heading an independent probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
  • Jury Finds Minnesota Cop Not Guilty In Shooting Of Philando Castile

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    Castile had earlier informed Yanez he had a firearm, which he had a permit to carry. Outside the courthouse, Valerie Castile said Yanez got away with "murder", noting that her son was wearing a seatbelt and in a auto with his girlfriend and her then-4-year-old daughter when he was shot.
  • ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

    ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

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    After his death, it emerged that Carter , then 17, had texted him, asking when he was going to take his life, prosecutors said in court. Carter was 17 in July 2014 when she encouraged Roy (18) whom she called her boyfriend, to kill himself.