Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police

Scalise is the No. 3 House Republican leader. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. President Donald Trump says that wounded Congressman Steve Scali... More..

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House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

ET, announced to the public that the shooter of Republican Steve Scalise of Louisiana died from his injuries. Pelosi says it's "outrageous" and "beneath the dignity" of the House, adding: "How dare they say s...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'

The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential c...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times — Echo Chamber

He also contradicted a contention made by Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week. In the Tuesday primaries, Northam defeated his slightly more liberal challenger, former Rep. But he angrily denoun...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

During a Rose Garden news conference last Friday, the president insisted that Comey was "a leaker" of information and said that Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill helped clear the president of wrongdoing. Depu...More..

Virginia joins probe into companies' role in opioid crisis
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Virginia joins probe into companies' role in opioid crisis

His office couldn't provide a list of all the states involved, but attorneys general in Pennsylvania, Texas and IL, among others have said they have joined the investigation. Representatives with the Pharmaceut...More..

Dennis Rodman Is Back In North Korea, 'Trying To Open A Door'
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Dennis Rodman Is Back In North Korea, 'Trying To Open A Door'

A former Virginia resident, Kim Dong-chul, was arrested shortly after Warmbier, on accusations of espionage, and has been held since. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor. The latter was sente...More..

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

He says Jeffs was alone in the vehicle. Authorities believe he had been in that area for the last two weeks. According to the FBI's wanted poster, Jeffs was on home confinement while awaiting trial over his...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

Sources said Mr Davis is determined to get started and wants to offer a package giving the European citizens all rights they now enjoy. British Prime Minister Theresa May has sought to strike a deal with a ...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russia probe

Ruddy did not immediately respond to questions seeking clarification. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich led one line of attack with a tweet that said "Republicans are delusional if they think the specia...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Rex Tillerson Refuses to Give Trump Position on Strengthening Russia Sanctions

Those penalties were on top of existing USA sanctions over Russia's actions in Ukraine, which have damaged Russia's economy but had only limited impact on Putin's behavior. Secretary Tillerson - testifying on t...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

While the Justice Department has said Sessions recused himself in March because of his involvement in Trump's campaign, Comey testified that the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew of information that ...More..

Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe panel
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Sharif appears before Panama Papers probe panel

Both experts noted how the premier kept on clearing his throat frequently and his face also showed signs of fatigue. He is scheduled to appear before the investigation team on Thursday. Khan's party has been ...More..

Thursday weather: Forecasters warn of spring storm
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Thursday weather: Forecasters warn of spring storm

Today A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Preble and Montgomery Counties are under the Flood Advisory until 2:45 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Thursday: Partly cloudy wit...More..

Is Trump Too Soft On Russia? Senate Blocks President From Lifting Sanctions
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Is Trump Too Soft On Russia? Senate Blocks President From Lifting Sanctions

It then heads to the House of Representatives. Republicans and Democrats have been united on the Russian Federation sanctions issue. "We can not let Russia's meddling in our elections go unpunished, lest ...More..

by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Gunman Opens Fire As Members Of Congress Practice Baseball

Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader first elected to the House in 2008, was in stable condition and undergoing surgery at a nearby hospital. Trump says he and the vice president are "deeply sadde...More..

Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe

Lennon says there's been no subpoena. Lyon was not in court. Lyon is accused of waiting almost a year before informing the public about the Legionnaire's risk. They are: Darnell Earley, who was Flint's emerge...More..

Asylum seekers win $53M settlement from Australian government
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Asylum seekers win $53M settlement from Australian government

The Australian government has agreed to compensate 1,905 refugees it detained in Papua New Guinea under controversial asylum laws. United Nations denounces Australia's "inhumane treatment" of asylum seekers...More..

Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

Williams identified Zack Barth, his office's legislative correspondent, as one of the victims in the shooting. Officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey were among the five injured after a gunman opened fire o...More..

Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million

Detectives seized about $1 million in meth. Photos from the Harris County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page showed the meth lollipops were colorful and in shapes of Star Wars characters, butterflies, and flo...More..