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He was near death when he arrived at the hospital and remained in critical condition into this week. More on this as it develops. He has undergone several surgeries since the shooting. Ryan said Scalise is "very thankful for the outpouring of support that he's received from friends and colleagues and people from Louisiana". Rep.
  • 2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident taken to hospital

    2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident taken to hospital

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    A U.S. Air Force pilot and tactical maintenance worker were hospitalized Friday after a fighter jet crashed at an airport in central OH, military officials said. Kenneth Cordova (seen here) and Capt. Erik Gonsalves , were conducting a familiarization flight for the Dayton Air Show, said Thunderbirds commander Lt.
  • Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 61

    Death toll from Pakistan bomb and gun attacks rises to 61

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    Police say the two blasts went off nearly simultaneously near a bus terminal at Parachinar's Tori market that was packed with people buying food to break their Ramadan fast. The Army has dispatched two helicopters to evacuate the injured to Peshawar , said a statement released from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
  • Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

    Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

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    The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/2p7zusN) that the Seattle Police Department late Friday released transcripts of interviews with the officers involved the June 18 fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles . The department said it would no longer use Twitch. Police say she confronted the officers with two kitchen knives when they responded to a burglary call at her apartment.
  • Boston Red Sox Win On David Ortiz Jersey Retirement Night

    Boston Red Sox Win On David Ortiz Jersey Retirement Night

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    Big Papi thanked his own family, including his father who was standing by his side Friday night. Boston personalities from Dustin Pedroia to Rob Gronkowski to comedians and actors gathered at a nightclub near Fenway for The Roast of David Ortiz .
  • Government health insurance markets holding up-barely

    Government health insurance markets holding up-barely

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    Salo said that some of his directors would welcome caps if they came with more program flexibility, but said the current approach amounted to a funding cut. "The results of the survey are very significant", said Dr. Claudia Fagan, national coordinator for Physicians for a National Health Care Program, which has led the fight for single-payer universal health care.
  • White House fills usher spot with Trump hotel staffer

    White House fills usher spot with Trump hotel staffer

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    He continued to call for unity between the parties following the tragedy. Mr Trump has also blamed congressional Democrats for his legislative woes, even though Republicans control both houses of Congress. This marks the second time CREW has filed a lawsuit against Trump. Four sources told the website that Trump started this week by dressing down McGahn in the Oval Office for failing to quash the Russian Federation investigation early on, which one friend said displayed the president's ...
  • Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office

    Capitol police arrest protesters, some in wheelchairs, outside McConnell's office

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    Police arrested 43 protesters and took them to USCP headquarters for processing. Some of the protesters were yelling "no cuts to Medicaid " as they were being led away by police. RT.com has contacted McConnell's office for comment. Officers physically carried them outside- One by one. Alison Barkoff, protest participant and director of advocacy for the Center for Public Representation, told CNN, "This is a tax cut to the wealthiest Americans on the backs of people with disability".
  • Is President Trump Under Investigation? Here's What We Know

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    Is President Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice? "After the appointment of our former partner Robert Mueller as special counsel , we advised Mr. "Boring" seems out of the question. The New York Times reported Monday that Corallo's recent tweets have included praise for Mueller and a suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence should be the Republican nominee in 2020.
  • Anti-Islam Marches in US Fail to Draw Participants

    Anti-Islam Marches in US Fail to Draw Participants

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    Tensions rose when counter-protesters crossed the street to meet the anti-Sharia group, tossing jugs of rotten milk across the barrier that separated them. The turnout was relatively small, with rally crowds of a few dozen in many cities outnumbered nearly 10 to 1 by counter-demonstrators who tried to drown out their voices with drums, bullhorns and cowbells.
  • House Dem: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone'

    House Dem: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone'

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    Republican Karen Handel will officially become Georgia's 6th District congresswoman on Monday evening, filling a seat that's been vacant for more than four months after a hard-fought victory over an upstart Democratic opponent earlier this week.
  • A weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading rain far and wide

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    A tropical storm warning is in effect from High Island, Texas , to Morgan City, Louisiana . Although Cindy is expected to continue weakening over the next 48 hours, the National Weather Service said the weather disturbance could still produce a few tornadoes Thursday night from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast.