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Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle

The first update from the hospital came late Wednesday, indicating Scalise had undergone an initial surgery and a second procedure, in addition to receiving "multiple units of blood transfusion". "I'm prayerful that he will pull through", Richmond replied, when asked if he was confident Scalise would survive. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", Democrat Cedric Richmond said.

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Rouhani: Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar

After Kuwait, which is mediating in the current crisis, handed Qatar last week a 13-point demands list from the Gulf States like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates , Bahrain , and Egypt , which severed diplomatic and military ties with Qatar earlier this month.

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Foo Fighters close Saturday at Glastonbury with epic set

Fans were described as being "delighted" with Sheeran bringing a Pride Flag onto the stage, on a weekend where Pride Parades were planned through the world. "They say you play the John Peel Stage twice in your career - once on the way up, and once on the way down", said frontman Brandon Flowers. "Ed was great, but you've got a hell of a lot to live up to when you are (playing the same stage as) The Rolling Stones ".

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OH gas prices rise but stay lower than national average

Since June 1, Florida gas prices averaged $2.31, which is about 1 cent less than the same period past year, and the lowest since 2005. Between June 1 to June 25, the state average was $2.31, two cents cheaper than the national average. Petersburg-Clearwater market having an average of $2.10, Orlando at $2.13 and the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice region at $2.17. However, historically, the prices can rise or fall as the holiday approach.

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Frosh joins DC in suing Trump over foreign payments

Trump's continued ownership of a global business empire has rendered the president "deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign and domestic government actors" and has undermined the integrity of the USA political system, the lawsuit claimed.

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Analysis shows slight advantage for GOP in Kentucky House districts

The AP analyzed 2016 results using an "efficiency gap" formula comparing the statewide average share of the vote that a party receives in each district with the statewide percentage of seats it wins. House races. "Democrats live in more urban areas, Republicans tend to live in more rural and suburban areas, so we have kind of gerrymandered ourselves outside of the legislative process." Gerrymandering in congressional redistricting is not an issue in Wyoming, which has a single at-large ...

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BMW X3: More power, standard AWD for BMW's compact SUV

Both get an eight-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles, though the M vehicle is tuned more aggressively and comes with launch control. The new X3 will launch with two diesel engines paired with BMW's xDrive four-wheel-drive system, but an entry-level petrol engine will follow later, as may sDrive rear-wheel-drive models.

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Kellyanne Conway on Senate health bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'

That's why it's imperative to pass the Republican health care bill, she said. The White House says this change gives more control back to the states. She added, "What it's done under Obamacare, it's expanded the Medicaid pool of people who, quote, qualified beyond that". Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway tried to tell a giant lie when she claimed that people aren't going to be tossed off of Medicaid under Trumpcare , but ABC's George Stephanopoulos corrected the record and called her ...

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Trump Calls Mueller's Friendship With Comey 'Bothersome'

Some of Trump's allies have suggested that Mueller be removed from the probe or step aside, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director the "tip of a deep state spear aimed at" the president.

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Trump doesn't like poor people for powerful jobs

Trump's proposal would also prevent the admission of people who are likely to become so-called "public charges" within five years of their arrival. Trending: Will America Remain White? Trump, who bashed Goldman Sachs during the presidential campaign, received backlash for choosing wealthy Wall Street figures for top administration posts.

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The Senate's three big lies about health care

Of course, if we did that the millionaires wouldn't get their tax cut. Paul said he could get to a yes, if the bill went farther to repeal ObamaCare rules that drive up premiums. But the level of hostility, as an example, the health care bill that you are reporting on and everybody's reporting on. The office's report on the House's health care bill, which is similar in many respects to the Senate measure, said if it became law, 51 million people would be uninsured by the year 2026 - ...

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PD Editorial: Senate's unseemly rush to vote on health bill

Price said on CNN's " State of the Union " that Nevada Sen. "If we get to impasse, if we go to a bill that is more repeal and less big government programs, yes I'll consider partial repeal", Paul said on ABC. Republicans have been saying for seven years that they want to repeal Obamacare, so I can hardly pretend to be surprised that they're doing it after winning the 2016 election.

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Teenager caught by crowds after falling from theme park ride

A cellphone video of the girl falling taken by Loren Lent of Glenville, went viral overnight, and the story was picked up by media outlets including staff-written stories in the the Washington Post , the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and several papers in England.

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White House Reportedly Working With House GOP to Weaken Russian Sanctions

A statement from Republican and Democratic leaders on the Senate banking committee said the amendment "expands sanctions against the government of Russian Federation in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of the Ukraine and Crimea, its brazen cyber attacks and interference in elections, and its continuing aggression in Syria".

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Brendan Dassey's Overturned Conviction Upheld

On Thursday , a federal appeals court upheld a ruling that overturned Brendan Dassey's conviction. The state appealed the ruling, sending the case to the federal appeals court and blocking Dassey's release. Zellner says the bullet fragment found in Avery's garage was not shot through Halbach's head. "There was no physical evidence linking Dassey to the murder of Halbach - investigators did not find any of Dassey's DNA or blood on any of the many objects that were mentioned in ...

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Trump Confirms That He Said the Mean Healthcare Bill Is "Mean"

Rand Paul , R-Kentucky, announced with three other Senate Republicans that they opposed the bill in its current form because it doesn't go far enough in repealing President Obama's health care law. And if it were the greatest bill ever proposed in mankind, we wouldn't get a vote and that's a awful thing. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, who said on NBC's Meet the Press , "I would like to delay the thing".

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Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

The U.S. diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure Warmbier's release, Joseph Yun, was at the funeral and so was Ohio Senator Rob Portman who had harsh words for the country that detained him. "The fact that Warmbier died suddenly not even one week after returning to the United States with normal vital signs is a mystery to us as well".

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SpaceX sticks Falcon 9 landing twice in one weekend

SpaceX also succeeded to land the Falcon 9 first rocket on the ocean-based barge despite the complicated weather conditions. Together with "Of Course I Still Love You" for Cape Canaveral launches, the company's drone ships - landing platforms in the ocean - take inspiration from sci-fi author Iain M.

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Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of ICU

Slater also confirmed that Hodgkinson had a list of the names of six members of Congress on him at the time of the shooting, though he declined to identify them. "He was known to have an anger management problem ", Slater said at a news conference, adding later that Hodgkinson was on medication and "struggling" with a number of issues including a hard personal life.

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GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

More Republican senators are indicating they're not happy with the current draft of the proposal and now, President Trump is making a push to get the GOP on board. In the broadcast interview, Trump did not indicate what types of changes to the Senate bill may be in store, but affirmed that he had described a House-passed bill as " mean ".

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Senate's version of health care plan is bad

McConnell, eager to approve the legislation next week, indicated he was open to changes before it reaches the Senate floor. The bill was hashed out behind closed doors, a process that's dismayed many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, according to The Takeaway's Washington correspondent , Todd Zwillich.

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Crowd catches teen falling from Six Flags park ride

The 14-year-old girl from Greenwood, Del, was taken to Albany Medical Center in stable condition with no serious injuries, the Warren County Sheriff's Office said. The incident was caught on video by Loren Lent , who posted it to Facebook. On Sunday, park officials said the ride had been cleared for operation, but would remain closed.

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Ex-Milwaukee Cop Acquitted in Fatal Shooting

But Heaggan-Brown's attorneys played bodycam video to show the two shots he fired came just 1.69 seconds apart - illustrating how little time the officer had to decide. Smith's family claims that after the fatal shot was sacked, Heaggan-Brown was stung by a bee and his first call for medical help was for himself, not Smith, who "was lying on the ground, suffering enormous pain".

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Virginia shooting: Gunman James Hodgkinson posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

Louis television stations' websites. Two Capitol Police officers at the park to provide security for Scalise fired back at James Hodgkinson , who later died at a hospital. The five injured include two Capitol Police officers and the gunman, who was shot by police who responded to the scene, Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said.

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Capitol Police arrest 43 protesters at 'die-in' in Senate office building

Capitol Police arrested 43 demonstrators after officers warned them they could not block the hallway, said police spokeswoman Eva Malecki. Republican lawmakers say the Senate bill will preserve coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.

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Trump accuses Obama of not acting against Russian Federation, again

Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) repeatedly tried to get the Obama administration to do so. "But both of those factors did not outweigh, in my view-and I argued this at the time-did not outweigh the public's need to know", he continued. Schiff said the sanctions should have come sooner and been stronger. Trump's administration has yet to enact some of the harsher punishments the U.S.

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Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

Australian Consul General Graeme Meehan, left, arrives at the Baoshan District People's Court in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017. The sentences would run from the date the employees were first detained on October 14 previous year, meaning they would only have a couple of months left to serve, the consul said.

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Turkish police stop LGBT activists gathering for Pride event

New York City is home to one of the oldest and largest LGBT pride demonstrations in the world. New York City spokesman James Fallarino said if there are any disruptions or protests during the event, "We're going to make sure we do everything in our power to respect the people who are disrupting or protesting and to respect their message".

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Dad receives phone call from son after believing he was dead

Someone apparently told authorities that the person found outside of the Verizon store looked like the younger Frank, who coincidentally grew up up about two blocks from where the body was found. One night in late May, about a week and a half after the funeral , the elder Kerrigan got a phone call, he told the Register. Frank Sr promptly called the coroner's office to see if he had to go in an identify his son's body .

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Federal appeals court again rejects Trump's travel ban

The court's decision Monday follows a ruling last month by a Virginia panel that also upheld a nationwide injunction against Trump's revised executive order , based partly on the reasoning that the US government can not establish a national religion.

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After Ossoff loss, California Democrats divided on what's next

Pelosi made it clear that she had no plans to step down from her post. "It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire leadership team". Previously, they couldn't win in Kansas or Montana, which also held special elections to fill seats left empty as Trump chose his Cabinet members.

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Here are the winners and losers of the Senate's health-care proposal

Already five Republican senators have said they can not vote for their party's plan as it stands now, with four them saying it does not go far enough to curb provisions under the Obama law and one saying the cuts in healthcare payments for the poor go too far.

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Trump accuses Hillary Clinton, Democratic Party of conspiring against BernieSanders

President Donald Trump , still mired in persistent allegations that his victory in the 2016 presidential election was aided by his campaign colluding with Russian Federation, took to Twitter on Sunday morning to accuse Hillary Clinton of colluding with the Democratic Party to secure her nomination.

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Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on USA health-care bill

Elizabeth Warren "somebody that's just got a lot of hatred". I knew then, as I know now, that as one of the most conservative Republican Senators, I would have to compromise with the least conservative Republican Senators to get something done.

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Charlotte teen missing for over a year reunited with family

Michael Ren Wysolovski, 31, was taken into custody and is facing a number of charges in connection to the incident. It's unknown if Wysolovski has a lawyer. He told the station that his daughter has Asperger Syndrome and the family did everything they could to prevent this from happening. Channel 2's sister-station, WSOC-TV, said when Burns originally disappeared , there was information that she may have left on her own accord, but they don't know if she was helped by others.


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