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Trump financial disclosure form released

The Mar-a-Lago income figure was $7.4 million higher than on his previous financial disclosure filing, in May 2016. The club has doubled its membership fee in the past year. But the new report shows that his holdings generated almost $600 million in gross revenue between January 2016 and mid-April of this year, with substantial sums coming from properties outside the United States and hotels that he has spotlighted as president.

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List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

Jeff Duncan has said he said he was preparing to leave the baseball field when a man politely asked him whether it was a Democratic or Republican team before quietly walking off. Shown by their non-stop obstructionism and vilification of the duly elected President, the Democrats during the past few months - with unremitting hatred and vile denunciations - have been fomenting violent attitudes against Republicans insofar as Trump is our Republican President.

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Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

The shooting prompted talk of improving security for lawmakers, most of whom are unaccompanied by officers in their normal day-to-day pursuits. Despite the shooting , the congressional baseball game went forward Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington .

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Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak 2017 Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Hospitalized

According to the Centers for Disease Control , the number of people with Legionnaires' disease grew four-fold between 2000 and 2014 across the country. After the 2015 outbreak, the city required building owners to test their cooling towers every few months for Legionella , which is the bacteria that leads to Legionnaires' disease.

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US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Like other Republican lawmakers who were on that field in Alexandria, Virginia, Scalise was preparing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game that - despite the horrific shooting - continued as scheduled on Thursday evening. Former congressional staffer Matt Mika was shot multiple times in the chest and arm and " requires assistance to breathe ", according to his family.

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The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel

The hiring of Mr Cullen, whom an aide said Mr Pence was paying for himself, was made public a day after The Washington Post reported that special counsel Robert Mueller was widening his investigation to examine whether the President had attempted to obstruct justice.

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Puerto Rico votes for USA statehood, but to little avail

Almost half a million Puerto Ricans voted for statehood compared to more than 7,600 who voted for free association/independence and almost 6,700 who wanted full independence. However US Rep. Luis Gutierrez, whose parents hailed from Puerto Rico, cautioned that, consistent with its failure to take action in 2012, "Congress won't do anything".

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Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations. "I might call him and say, "If they ask, just say our schedules conflicted.' And then if y'all write something, we'll say, 'Fake News".

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Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

And the Daily Caller reported on Tuesday that included an interview with Mueller . The DOJ promises that no employee "may participate in a criminal investigation or prosecution if he has a personal or political relationship with any person or organization substantially involved..." so Mueller's involvement in any Comey situation should not happen, he wrote.

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Donald Trump has 'no intention' to fire Mueller

Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax Media and a friend of the president's, told PBS on Monday and then CNN on Tuesday that Trump saw Mueller as "illegitimate" and was considering firing him. The allies of the White House have pointedly turned their sights on Special Counsel Robert Mueller in recent days, with Newt Gingrich being among the most acerbic.

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Church calendar for Saturday, June 17

A fellowship service with Refuge House of God New Destiny Church, Snow Hill, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Men's Day , 11a.m., Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 800 Cabell St., with guest speaker the Rev. Westminster Presbyterian Church: 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman, 10 a.m. until noon, July 10-14. There will be a picnic for the participants' families at 5:30 p.m.

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Avildsen, Dead at 81

Avildsen also won the DGA Award for directing Rocky , which also won Oscars for best picture and film editing and was nominated in multiple other categories. "Throughout the decades, his rousing portrayals of victory, courage and emotion captured the hearts of generations of Americans", Paris Barclay, president of the Directors Guild of America, said in a statement .

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Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe

Various media outlets are claiming the USA president is being investigated for alleged obstruction of justice, with senior intelligence officials being quizzed on whether the President tried to persuade former FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into his sacked national security advisor Michael Flynn.

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On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phony' Russian Federation story

The Post cited anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. After the firestorm caused by Comey's firing, Rosenstein appointed Mueller, Comey's predecessor as FBI director, to take over the DOJ Russia investigation.

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Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

As is the new norm, WaPo cited unnamed USA officials. Special Counsel Mueller was reportedly planning to interview intelligence officials on whether Mr Trump got rid of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey , in May to hamper an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser, Michael Flynn .

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USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

The shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, took aim at roughly two dozen lawmakers at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., wounding five people - including a two Capitol Police officers, a congressional staffer and a lobbyist. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family". Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen, or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital.

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Hundreds gather at protest after Minnesota officer acquitted

A few hundred people have gathered at Minnesota's state Capitol to protest the acquittal of a police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist. Organizers of the Friday protest said on Facebook , "This verdict shows how the system is rigged against justice for victims of police terror". Mr Yanez is seen with his gun drawn and pointed at him through the window.

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Pittsburgh Penguins: F Sidney Crosby Career Conversation

If you can't watch the festivities live, don't forget to set your DVR before heading out for the day! Fleury, one of the most popular Penguins with fans and teammates, is likely to leave when the new Las Vegas franchise drafts its players or in an offseason trade, according to The Associated Press.

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Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

Sava explained there is a major risk to Scalise's life because of hemorrhage that can occur as a result of the substantial damage the bullet caused to blood vessels. "I would encourage you to talk to your military-medical colleagues about what it means to be shot with a high-velocity rifle in the hip region, because most of us would not even think to consider that a benign wound".

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Trump announces he's being investigated

The source spoke on condition of anonymity. Consider new reports that Rosenstein is considering recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe and we may be looking at Trump's most consequential tweet storm yet. Democratic Rep. Denny HeckDenny HeckExclusive: Guccifer 2.0 hacked memos expand on Pennsylvania House races Heck enjoys second political wind Incoming lawmaker feeling a bit overwhelmed MORE (Wash.) on Friday mocked President Trump's campaign promise to bring ...

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DC and Maryland AGs Sue Trump For Violating the Constitution

Trump. Some congressional Democrats are expected to file a third lawsuit arguing the president's behavior is also unconstitutional as early as this week. An advance copy of the legal complaint reviewed by The Washington Post argues that those in Congress have special standing because the Constitution's "foreign emoluments clause" requires the president to obtain "the consent of Congress" before accepting any gifts.

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Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

A 10-page criminal complaint filed in Ramsey County District Court, based on interviews and dialogue captured on the video, described what happened. Officers then removed Castile from the auto and attempted to revive him. According to a complaint filed in Minnesota state court, police vehicle audio and video recordings show that the gunfire erupted just a minute after Castile stopped his auto.

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Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

Jeff Flake was with Rep. Steve Scalise when he was shot , and has been checking in on him. Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch .

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Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

My boyfriend, Philando Castile , was pulled over because, per Officer Yanez , he had a wide nose and looked like a suspect. Castile had a permit for the weapon. Castile said she was disappointed in the judicial system in Minnesota. Glenda Hatchett, the Castile family lawyer who has a TV show called "Judge Hatchett", said the family will not give up.

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Lawmakers Urge Trump Not to Disrupt Mueller Investigation

President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday that he is personally under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's US presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign, an inquiry that has cast a shadow over his five months in office.

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Did Kellyanne Conway's husband just turn against Trump?

Fresh from reigniting for his Travel Ban argument and his spat with London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, following Saturday's deadly terror attack at London Bridge, US President Donald Trump returned to Twitter Monday morning spoiling for a Supreme Court fight to resurrect his ban.

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After Yanez Acquitted, Thousands Gather At State Capitol

Yanez testified that he stopped Castile in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights on July 6, 2016, because he thought the 32-year-old elementary school cafeteria worker looked like one of two men who had robbed a nearby convenience store a few days earlier.

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President Trump Curbs Obama-Era Cuba Deal

Successive presidents have eased and tightened that prohibition, and Obama significantly loosened it by allowing individuals to "self-declare" the objective of their travel in one of a dozen allowed categories, including for educational, commercial, or "support for the Cuban people" purposes.

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Arkansas lawmakers criticize Trump shifting Cuba policy

President Trump told cheering Cuban-Americans on Friday that his new restrictions on U.S.travel to and business dealings with the island will help bring down the communist regime. "I think the evidence is modest but real that engagement contributes to a climate in which human rights can improve", said Geoff Thale of the Washington Office on Latin America.

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Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

The deal by Amazon , a proven retail disruptor, is seen as a threat to supermarket chains and grocers, given the company's readiness to sacrifice margins for market share . The organic grocer, which was founded in 1978, would continue to operate under its existing brand. Whole Foods had been under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC prior to the announcement of Friday's deal, prompting it to overhaul its board of directors.

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College World Series Bracket is Official

Local fans in the early 1990's booed Florida State often as frustration for its football team beating Nebraska in New Year's Day bowl games. There was a shot on television in the bottom of the ninth inning of the second game that said it all.

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Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

Special Agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner, along with their colleague Henry Cabrera, who was not injured, are being hailed as heroes for their response to the gunman who opened fire Wednesday during a congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria .

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured after chase in Tennessee

The prisoners surrendered in the driveway of Patrick Hale, a married 35-year-old man with a young daughter. The Georgia governor's office issued a press release after their arrest and Governor Nathan Deal expressed his gratitude towards the officials who helped capture the fugitive.

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Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Crowd to Call for Unity: 'Let's Play Ball'

The Congressional Baseball game was held on Thursday night despite gunfire at practice on Wednesday morning. Before the cheers - a moment of silence at second base. Police identified the gunman as John Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois. An injured police officer has been hailed after preventing a potential massacre in the baseball practice shooting that left top United States politician Steve Scalise in a critical condition.

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Comey's testimony emphasizes Trump's ongoing misconduct

This, Comey says, spurred him to leak the content of one of his memos documenting his conversation with Trump to a reporter, through an intermediary. "President Trump did not post on Twitter during James Comey's Senate testimony". Dianne Feinstein of California has said there should be further investigation. Well, if there are any recordings from the Trump White House, the U.S.


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