• At impasse, Bill Cosby jury tests patience of judge, defense

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    The jury in the sexual assault trial of comedian Bill Cosby remained deadlocked after four days of deliberations, and will resume its discussions on Friday morning. Afterward, he says the two had consensual sex inside his home. From the start, the evidence in this controversial case hinged on believability, and specifically on whether Constand was credible during her seven hours on the stand.
  • Play Ball! GOP, Dems To Battle As One Unit - Team Scalise

    Play Ball! GOP, Dems To Battle As One Unit - Team Scalise

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    Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., said he will be at third base Thursday even though the gunman, identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as James Hodgkinson , approached him just before he opened fire , asking if the team practicing "was Democrats or Republicans".
  • Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition, able to speak to family

    Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition, able to speak to family

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    He died later from injuries sustained in a shootout with police. He will be in the hospital for some time. "I feel a lot more confident than I did two, three days ago". Speaking before Central American leaders at a prosperity and security conference organized by the State Department and Homeland Security Department here, Pence said he and President Donald Trump were "deeply saddened" when they received the news Wednesday.
  • Trump Representative Claims He is Not Under Investigation

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    While Sekulow said the president is not being investigated by special counsel #Robert Mueller , he contradicted himself on the same show when he said Trump is being investigated . Other prominent Republicans expressed more support for the probe and defended the integrity of Mueller . Dianne Feinstein, top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said she was "increasingly concerned" that Trump will fire both Mueller and Rosenstein.
  • USA lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

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    Alexandria shooting victim and MI native Matt Mika is showing "positive results" after undergoing additional surgery over the weekend, and is expected to make a full recovery, his family said. The shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, was killed by police Wednesday after firing dozens of bullets during the congressional practice session. Two sources close to the congressman's family said medical staff removed a tube that had been inserted into Scalise's abdomen to prevent fluid from going into his ...
  • Civil and Human Rights Coalition condemns immigration policy of Trump administration

    Civil and Human Rights Coalition condemns immigration policy of Trump administration

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    The bipartisan federal watchdog voted unanimously to undertake a two-year investigation into the "degree to which current budgets and staffing levels allow civil rights offices to perform" in Trump's administration. The Trump administration has previously argued that transgender students' restroom access is a decision best left up to individual states. "That guidance provided clarity to schools, as well as to transgender students and their parents", James Esseks, the director of the ACLU's ...
  • In tweet, Trump denounces Russian Federation probe as 'phony story'

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    President Trump on Thursday criticized reports that he is now under investigation for obstruction of justice in connection with the firing of FBI Director James Comey , denouncing it as another "witch hunt" that is unfairly targeting him. Trump, in a series of morning tweets , reverted back to the tone that won him the White House, slamming the investigation a day after he called for unity in the wake of a shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice that injured several ...
  • Trump pal says president is 'considering' firing Robert Mueller

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    The reports follow Newsmax CEO and Trump confidante, Chris Ruddy, telling " PBS Newshour " he believes the president is considering firing Mueller . It's unclear whether the president could override those rules and order Rosenstein to fire Mueller. "Director Mueller is going to have the full degree of independence that he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately", Rosenstein said.
  • Virginia shooting suspect's wife addresses media

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    The investigation into James T. Hodgkinson's life in the months and weeks leading up to his alleged attack on a congressional baseball practice is well underway, and police are asking for the public's help in both Virginia and his home state of IL.
  • Whoopi Goldberg says media coverage of Trump was '98 percent' positive

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    After Gingrich blamed liberal rhetoric for the shooting of Rep Steve Scalise on Wednesday, his latest tweet suggested a controversial conspiracy [VIDEO ]about #Robert Mueller , which prompted one host on MSNBC take him to task. Noting that Trump is "infuriated" by all this "Russian bologna", Gingrich also rebuked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for appointing special counsel Robert Mueller .