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Author: 0 Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

Authorities believe Hodgkinson had been in the Alexandria area since March, living out of a cargo van and not working, Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said . Hodgkinson, a former home inspector from IL, volunteered for Bernie Sanders' campaign in Iowa and wrote letters to the editor of his local newspaper condemning Republicans.

Author: 0 Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

Standing at his elbow as he signed were North Carolina Republican Virginia Foxx, the chairwoman of the House education committee, and Bobby Scott of Virginia, its ranking Democrat . But Helper, now a professor at Case Western University, noted that how federal funds are spent on apprenticeship programs also matters. Trump said Tuesday during a visit to the state that, "Just backstage, we were negotiating with a major, major incredible manufacturer of phones and computers and ...

U.S. Cincinnati doctors share Otto Warmbier's condition
Author: 0 Cincinnati doctors share Otto Warmbier's condition

Otto Warmbier was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years of hard labor for trying to steal an item with a propaganda slogan, according to North Korean media reports. Richardson credited the State Department with the successful return of Warmbier , but said a response by the US government will be required if it is found there was a cover-up relating to Otto's condition and if he had not received proper medical treatment .

Author: 0 Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russia probe

The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to investigate attempts to influence FBI investigations under the Trump and Obama administrations. Comey, who was sacked while leading the probe into Russia's interference in the election, said Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and implied Trump may have become the subject of investigation himself for interfering in the FBI's work.

Author: 0 Student Freed By North Korea Has Severe Neurological Injury

The University of Virginia student was "brutalised and terrorised" by the North Korean regime, his father Fred Warmbier said at the news conference, two days after his son arrived in OH on a medical evacuation flight. President Donald Trump personally called to check on the Warmbiers. "What did I say to my son: I knelt down by his side and I told him that I missed him and that I'm so glad he made it home..." Other doctors have expressed doubt about this explanation, but the ...

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Author: 0 Kathy Griffin: "Trump Is Trying to Ruin My Life"

During her press conference with attorney Lisa Bloom on Friday morning, Griffin revealed that she was anxious for her career after igniting backlash over her photo shoot with a bloodied replica of President Donald Trump's head. "Forever. You guys know him - he's never gonna stop". A New Mexico theatre also canned Griffin's show, while she also lost an endorsement deal with toilet stool company Squatty Potty.

Author: 0 San Francisco UPS employees return to work after tragedy

Jimmy Lam , 38, had reportedly filed a grievance with the company in March complaining of excessive overtime, asking the company to not give him extra hours going forward. The next thing he knew, he said, "there's a mob of UPS drivers" running down the street screaming "shooter, shooter". "I couldn't believe it", he said.

U.S. $75M bond set for OH man accused of killing 5 people
Author: 0 $75M bond set for OH man accused of killing 5 people

Brinkman is also the suspect in the murders of Rogell Eugene John II, 71, and his wife Roberta Ray John, 64, who were found shot dead Monday at their home in Lake Township, about 45 miles south of North Royalton, the Stark County Sheriff's Office said.

U.S. Pensioner who robbed bank to escape wife sentenced to house arrest
Author: 0 Pensioner who robbed bank to escape wife sentenced to house arrest

He reportedly wrote the note in front of his wife, telling her he'd rather be in prison than at home. Ripple told the judge Tuesday that heart surgery left him depressed and unlike himself before he robbed the bank . He is also to pay $227.27 (£178.20) to the bank as compensation for staff who were sent home after the incident, as well as $100 (£78) to a fund for crime victims.

U.S. Five Michigan officials charged in death in Flint crisis
Author: 0 Five Michigan officials charged in death in Flint crisis

Rick Snyder's administration to be targeted in the criminal probe of the Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis by Attorney General Bill Schuette . They were arraigned Thursday in Genesee County District Court. April 20, 2016: Two state officials and a local official are charged with evidence tampering and other crimes in the MI attorney general's investigation - the first to be levied in the probe.

U.S. Netanyahu: Israel stands with victims of shooting attack on Republicans
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel stands with victims of shooting attack on Republicans

Mo Brooks told CNN. He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. "He's a patriot. And he's a fighter". "He will recover from this assault and, Steve, I want you to know that you have the prayers not only of the entire city behind you but of an entire nation and frankly the entire world", Trump said.

Author: 0 Annual Charity Baseball Game Still On After DC Shooting

Scalise underwent surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Wednesday after a man with a rifle shot him at a morning practice of the Republican congressional baseball team in Alexandria, Va. The gunman was also shot by the police in retaliatory fire. Orear, who is a restaurant manager from St. Louis was stunned when he was told who the shooter was.

U.S. Lobbyist Injured in the Virginia Shooting Is in Critical Condition, Family Says
Author: 0 Lobbyist Injured in the Virginia Shooting Is in Critical Condition, Family Says

A Wednesday morning shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, left five people wounded, including lobbyist Matt Mika . Three Republican members of Michigan's congressional delegation were among lawmakers who were practicing baseball when a gunman opened fire at the field in suburban Washington .

U.S. Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
Author: 0 Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

He had been charged in a multi-million-dollar food stamp fraud case. Barnhart declined comment on whether Haug was the tipster credited with helping authorities capture Jeffs, but Yankton County Chief Deputy Sheriff Michael Rothschadl said authorities looked for Jeffs in the area because of the pawn shop tip.

U.S. Congressional women's team hits practice field
Author: 0 Congressional women's team hits practice field

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., and four others were wounded by a 66-year-old IL man who appears to have been a staunch critic of Trump and Republicans. "Both were purchased by the shooter from federal firearms licensees", the Capitol Police said in a statement. Mr Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington .

U.S. Vice president to travel to Central and South America
Author: 0 Vice president to travel to Central and South America

Pence has retained Virginia attorney Richard Cullen , who previously served as a U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, spokesman Jarrod Agen said. Mueller and congressional committees are investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible connections with Trump's campaign. According to his McGuireWoods bio page, Cullen is "frequently called on to conduct confidential internal investigations to assist corporations in assessing the risk of criminal prosecution or ...

U.S. Centene to expand Obamacare insurance to three new states in 2018
Author: 0 Centene to expand Obamacare insurance to three new states in 2018

To view the full article, register now. As for this year, Centene's exchange membership grew to 1.2 million as of March 31, a year-over-year increase of 500,000 members. This map will change based on future announcements if more insurers exit. The insurer specializes in managing the state and federally funded Medicaid program for the poor.

U.S. Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting
Author: 0 Lawmakers talk more security, packing a gun after shooting

In a statement, Mika's family said he was shot multiple times, was in critical condition and was now in surgery. Also shot: Zachary Barth, a staff member for Congressman Roger Williams and Matt Mika, who used to work on the Hill but now is a lobbyist for Tyson Foods.

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise shot, 4 others injured at baseball field in Alexandria
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise shot, 4 others injured at baseball field in Alexandria

Barth is receiving medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery, Williams said. Scalise is the first member of Congress to be shot since former Arizona Rep. Some Capitol Police officers were also at the scene. US President Donald Trump said the gunman shooting on Wednesday morning at a congressional baseball practice field in Virginia was dead from serious injuries.

Author: 0 Here's How The GOP Baseball Shooting Occurred, Step-By-Step

A total of five people were taken to hospital. Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders says the man authorities identified as opening fire on the Republican congressional baseball practice had apparently volunteered on his presidential campaign.

U.S. Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police
Author: 0 Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police

Without the officers, the other unarmed lawmakers and staffers who scrambled for cover would have been defenseless until police arrived three minutes after the 911 call. The assailant, prepared with "a lot of ammo", fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died . Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he was "grateful [the shooting] wasn't worse", but offered a reminder: "Maybe we should just knock it down a notch in terms of our rhetoric".

U.S. Top Republican politician Steve Scalise injured in Virginia shooting
Author: 0 Top Republican politician Steve Scalise injured in Virginia shooting

The gunman , identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill ., fought a gun battle with police before he, too, was shot and later died. Scalise was shot in the hip by a shooter and four others were wounded on Wednesday during the congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA.

U.S. Attack on USA lawmakers: What we know
Author: 0 Attack on USA lawmakers: What we know

Bailey graduated from NCCU in 2007 after studying physical education. Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said his officers had responded and engaged the shooter within three minutes. He majored in physical education with the intentions of becoming a teacher. "He didn't do as well as he had the potential to do in some classes". "He's a very friendly type personality", said Jones.

Author: 0 Florida Rep. DeSantis safe after leaving practice just before shooting in Alexandia

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has told us that they can not confirm whether the man who approached the two lawmakers was the same person who opened fire on the players. Duncan, for instance, said it was fairly clear to him that the shooter was targeting Republicans in particular. Wenstrup treated Scalise at the scene and told CNN he was concerned about the majority whip.

Author: 0 Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan

And Steve Scalise went down - and dragged himself off of the infield into the outfield, about 10 or 15 yards, and was laying motionless out there. " Democrats or Republicans?'" Duncan recalled. He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. "The people's House - united in our humanity", he said.

U.S. Obamacare 'death spiral' is a half-told tale
Author: 0 Obamacare 'death spiral' is a half-told tale

Just last week , Anthem Inc., one of the nation's largest health insurers, said it would stop offering ACA coverage in OH next year. "Health care is about so much more than dollars and cents". As a result, some insurers are predicting that the overall sickness of the people they insure will increase, Corlette said. An AP Fact Check finds his numbers are right.

U.S. Marijuana law changes rile pot activists
Author: 0 Marijuana law changes rile pot activists

The House proposal's tax increase is a steep spike from the 12 percent total in the current law approved by voters in November. It would also allow municipal officials to decide on whether growing facilities and dispensaries can be set up in the area as opposed to allowing the local voters to decide.

Author: 0 Congressman injured in shooting now in critical condition, hospital says

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson, from IL, was also wounded after trading fire with police. "Obviously, everyone in Washington , D.C., is no doubt rattled by this". "Congressman Scalise is a friend, and a very good friend", Trump said. Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred says the league fully supports the decision to play the Congressional Baseball Game in the wake of Wednesday's shooting.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions say he has confidence in special investigator Mueller

In closely-watched congressional testimony, Sessions angrily denounced allegations he acted improperly during meetings with Russian officials - or that he knew of any attempt at collusion by members of the Trump campaign team. "Attorney general, it's good to see you here. I hope you can let this go". Later, Sessions directly blasted Comey for his testimony in private last week, "This is a secret innuendo out there being leaked about me - and I don't appreciate it".