Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

The State Department denied any connection between Warmbier's release and Rodman's visit, which President Donald Trump's administration said it did not authorise. However, the airline can not fly to the European Union, which has banned it on safe... More..

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GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise

Steve Scalise and a Capitol Police officer who was shot Wednesday while defending Scalise and Republican colleagues from a shooter as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game Thursday night. Scalise,...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Deputy AG: No cause to fire special counsel Mueller

He said Mueller, who has reportedly hired experts to weigh in, "is looking to see if there is anything that would justify a prosecution of anybody on the president's [team]". "There's no reason to fire Mueller"...More..

Congressman Scalise undergoes third surgery since Virginia shooting
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Congressman Scalise undergoes third surgery since Virginia shooting

Roger Williams said . But when 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois was later identified as the suspected shooter, DeSantis confirmed that Hodgkinson was the same man who had approached ...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Illinois Man, 66, Identified as Suspect in Virginia Shooting

Apparently unwilling to dismiss the Giffords' shooting as the singular act of a crazed madman, Sanders went on to draw broader conclusions from the shooting in the fundraising email and went on to blame Republi...More..

500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

Not all Pittsburghers are from Pittsburgh . The city of Pittsburgh expects as many as 500,000 to attend Wednesday's parade and rally. The speedy winger also missed the entire first round of the playo...More..

Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave the Washington hospital where Rep. Steve Scalise is in critical condition on Thursday night, June 14, 2017 . President Donald Trump has decried the s...More..

Atty. Gen. Sessions to testify next week in response to Comey hearing
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Atty. Gen. Sessions to testify next week in response to Comey hearing

Following fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week "it is important that I have the opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote to Shelby, who chairs the Senate ap...More..

No local members on GOP's baseball team
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

No local members on GOP's baseball team

He was shot by police and later died. "The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding", MedStar said in a statement put out by Scalise's office....More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump visits 'critical' Steve Scalise in hospital

Among those hit by gunfire were House Majority Whip Scalise of Louisiana, a Republican staffer, a lobbysit and two special agents. "He was shot", said Brooks, adding he helped apply a tourniquet with his belt...More..

Thursday, June 15th Forecast: Excessive Heat Watch this weekend
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Thursday, June 15th Forecast: Excessive Heat Watch this weekend

Daily high temperatures are expected to increase from 110 to 115 degrees Friday to 112 to 118 degrees Saturday through Wednesday. Sunny skies were also forecast in Orange County, along with highs of 69 in L...More..

Missouri governor leads anti-abortion rally
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Missouri governor leads anti-abortion rally

The institute is a national organization that supports abortion rights. The legislation passed and signed into law expands to also give future Missouri high-intensity industrial companies discounted energy rate...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

Trump posted on Twitter shortly before 9 a.m. that Scalise, "a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Trump's plan has been in the works for months, led by his daughter Ivan...More..

Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Nice", the president posted on Twitter. The Senate Intelligence Committee won't investigate whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice in the probe into his campaign associates' contacts with...More..

Hospital says Rep. Scalise needs more operations after baseball practice shooting
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Hospital says Rep. Scalise needs more operations after baseball practice shooting

Scalise , of Louisiana, was in shock when he arrived at the hospital's Level I Trauma Center, where he underwent immediate surgery followed by a later procedure to stop bleeding. Staffer Zack BarthZack Barth, a...More..

Crash on George Washington Bridge leaves man, 5-year-old daughter dead
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Crash on George Washington Bridge leaves man, 5-year-old daughter dead

Police have identified two victims who died in an accident with a truck on the George Washington Bridge Wednesday night as a father and his 5-year-old daughter from Monmouth County. Three other people in the ...More..

Alexandria Shooting Suspect Volunteered On Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Alexandria Shooting Suspect Volunteered On Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign

Hodgkinson's wife told ABC News that her husband had been living in Alexandria, Virginia, for the past two months. Records also indicate Hodgkinson shot at one of the girl's friends with a 12-gauge shotgun and ...More..

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

President Donald Trump , who visited Scalise's bedside Wednesday evening, said the No. 3 House Republican "continues his very fearless fight", but that "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Mueller investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice

It was not immediately clear whom "they" referred to, but Trump has repeatedly blamed the news media and Democrats for investigations into whether his presidential campaign colluded with Russian Federation to m...More..

Seeking Normalcy, Congress Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Seeking Normalcy, Congress Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

A Facebook account that appears to belong to Hodgkinson is filled with anti-Republican and anti-Trump posts, as well as expressions of support for former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders . He...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Suspected gunman in shooting of US Congressman, shocks those who knew him

The shooting at a republican congressional baseball practice in Arlington, Virginia is hitting a southern IL congressman hard. In a 2015 Facebook post, Hodgkinson shared a political cartoon about Congressm...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Southern Baptists Vote to Condemn Alt-Right Racism

Yet while he was pleased with the final vote, McKissic pointed out that gambling and other issues were voted on quickly, and he wondered aloud about the convention's deliberation when it came to denouncing whit...More..

Man at center of Flint death case lived there all his life
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Man at center of Flint death case lived there all his life

Now his December 2015 death has been blamed on Legionnaires' disease and linked to the city's tainted water crisis that on Wednesday led to involuntary manslaughter and other charges against five officials, i...More..

At least 10 injured after SUV jumps curb in NY
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

At least 10 injured after SUV jumps curb in NY

The cab's driver Pardeep Singh, told ABC 7 he was headed into the Lincoln Tunnel when he attempted to make a right turn at the same time as the Tahoe. One person was brought to the hospital in serious conditi...More..

Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI

The Orlando City SC striker was stopped around 2:30 a.m.in Orlando after a Florida Highway Patrol vehicle saw a white Cadillac travelling the wrong direction in the wrong lane of a four-lane roadway in Orland...More..

GOP baseball team coach: 'We need to play this game'
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

GOP baseball team coach: 'We need to play this game'

Williams, who has been the head coach for the Republican team since he first joined Congress in 2013, will be coaching third base on crutches after suffering an ankle injury during the chaos of the shooting. "J...More..

Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor

On the Democratic side, current Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam easily won statewide with 55.90 percent statewide over former Congressman Tom Perriello . "Perriello had a lot of support from national players, whet...More..

Japan's ruling bloc rams through conspiracy bill
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Japan's ruling bloc rams through conspiracy bill

The new law criminalizes conspiracy to commit terrorism and other serious crimes . The government argues that the legislation is necessary to prevent terrorism ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo . B...More..

U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

According to a report published on Monday, Trump is considering firing special counsel Mueller , who was appointed on May 17 by the Justice Department as special counsel overseeing the investigation int...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

WaPo Report: Special counsel now investigating possible obstruction of justice

Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Fired FBI director James Comey insinuated during his testimony...More..