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U.S. Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says
Author: 0 Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says

Timothy Slater, head of the Criminal Division of the FBI's Washington field office, said Wednesday that the gunman's motives were still under investigation. The shooter was identified by NBC News sources as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. But he sold items from his businesses and told her he was going to Washington .

Author: 0 Dem loss in Georgia underscores party challenges

Drew Hammill, a Pelosi spokesman, said she's done more than just raise money and that Pelosi is "without rival" as a legislative tactician. "We need to be focused on next November, and what happens with the reality of health care and trade, tax policies and the impact on working men and women", said Rep.

Author: 0 Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. The CBO announced Thursday it would release its analysis , commonly called a "score", early this week and Axios and other news outlets reported Monday is expected to be the day.

U.S. Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill
Author: 0 Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill

The first-term senator seemed to leave the door open to compromise, saying, "In this form, I will simply not support it", but he went on to mount an extensive critique of the bill that made the possibility of successful compromise seem remote at best.

Author: 0 What the Health-Care Vote Means for the Midterm Elections

House GOP bill: Prohibits Medicaid funding from being used at Planned Parenthood for a year; bars the use of federal tax credits to help buy insurance plans that include abortion coverage. ROVNER: It's somewhat similar to the House bill, although the cuts would go even deeper. If that equals the elimination of Medicaid, then monthly caps on food and housing assistance must mean those programs actually don't exist.

Author: 0 Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer

After briefly addressing the health care bill unveiled Tuesday by Senate Republicans, Pelosi spent the bulk of her weekly news conference playing down the special-election losses, defending her leadership and lashing out at a cadre of "blatantly self-serving" internal critics inside the House Democratic Caucus.

Author: 0 Fabulous Faedo, Florida foil Frogs to make CWS finals

Entering the season, Florida had one shutout in 35 College World Series games. "Two-seams and four-seams, sinking it a little bit and sticking the outside corner. The NCAA leader in strikeouts stymied the Horned Frogs again for the second time in a week, leaving TCU one victory away from reaching the finals of CWS for the second year in a row.

Author: 0 14-Year-Old Falls 25 Feet from Six Flags Ride

The sheriff's office stated that a 47-year-old man from Schenectady, who helped to catch the teen, was treated at Glens Falls Hospital for a back injury but is in stable condition. Generally speaking, amusement parks can be sued for negligence, including failing to maintain equipment, failing to warn riders of risks, failing to train the operators of rides, and providing incorrect instructions to riders.

Author: 0 Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man

This verdict comes just days after the acquittal of the Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile . In the morning, Officer Heaggan-Brown left the man at a hospital and texted a superior at the Police Department that he had made a mistake and needed "to handle this in the most secret and right way possible".

U.S. 'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet
Author: 0 'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet

But for much of the speech, his attention was on the suburbs of Atlanta, in the 6th Congressional District race. He also applauded Republican Ralph Norman, who notched a slimmer-than-expected win in a special election to fill the SC congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, his budget director, and mocked Handel's challenger, Jon Ossoff, saying the Democrats "spent $30 million on this kid who forgot to live in the district".

Author: 0 Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

Republicans lately have been treated kindly by two prominent Democratic ladies without actually meaning to. Just hours before the news conference, moderate Democratic Rep. The reality is that Republicans have represented the Georgia 6th since 1979, and Handel replaces Tom Price who became the Health and Human Services secretary.

U.S. GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill
Author: 0 GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

Trump has spoken favorably about both the House-passed bill and the Senate version unveiled this week, though he declared several times as he ramped up his campaign for the presidency that he would not cut Medicaid . Sen. Susan Collins of ME said it would be "very difficult" for President Trump and GOP leaders to get her support this week for the Senate's health care bill.

U.S. Should the Democrats Replace Nancy Pelosi Just Because She's Extremely Unpopular?
Author: 0 Should the Democrats Replace Nancy Pelosi Just Because She's Extremely Unpopular?

Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, who argued the party needed someone who better understood the rural, working-class voters that were critical to President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton a year ago. And in Georgia, which has 14 U.S. House districts, four Republicans and one Democrat ran unopposed by the other major party. Pelosi allies have pushed back at the blame game, and pointed to the improvement Democrats had in other special elections in Kansas, Montana and SC as evidence that their efforts to ...

U.S. Disability advocates, many in wheelchairs, arrested during protest at McConnell's office
Author: 0 Disability advocates, many in wheelchairs, arrested during protest at McConnell's office

Protestors filled the hallway in the Russell Senate office building. People in wheelchairs and with ventilators showed up to stage a "die-in" outside Mitch McConnell's office, but they were violently removed by Capitol Police. In one of the more noteworthy provisions, it would remove the individual mandate and penalties that require most people to have health insurance. " To say people will die under this law is not an exaggeration ", Mike Oxford, an organizer for the group, said in a ...

U.S. Trump blames Obama for Russian election scandal
Author: 0 Trump blames Obama for Russian election scandal

Tony Blinken, Obama's former deputy national security adviser, said Friday that the administration took significant action to prevent Russian Federation from interfering with the electoral system itself. "I think that was a mistake", Schiff said. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee said Sunday he believed the Obama administration should have taken bolder action in response to intelligence reports about Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 election .

U.S. Arrests of Trumpcare Protesters, Some in Wheelchairs, Outside McConnell's Office
Author: 0 Arrests of Trumpcare Protesters, Some in Wheelchairs, Outside McConnell's Office

Kasich today quickly registered his strong opposition to aspects of the McConnell bill - and its secretive, partisan drafting. McConnell hopes to push the measure through the Senate next week. The bill also creates a new system of tax credits to support those buying private insurance. "Simply put, if there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family - this bill will do you harm.

U.S. Republican Senator Dean Heller opposes health care bill
Author: 0 Republican Senator Dean Heller opposes health care bill

He pulled out the Senate Republican bill. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. With Democrats and independents unified in opposition, McConnell can only afford to lose two of the 52 GOP votes in the Senate. It differs with the House version in a few places, such as providing income-based tax credits to give some financial support to people with lower incomes.

U.S. Parade revelers feel need to stand up for rights
Author: 0 Parade revelers feel need to stand up for rights

Small groups gathered at Taksim Square but witnesses said a heavy police presence outnumbered the activists, and at least four people were detained. People packed Market Street in San Francisco to watch and take part in the 47 annual San Francisco Pride Parade this weekend. "Our security will be provided by recognizing us in the constitution, by securing justice, by equality and freedom", the organizers said prior to the march in response to the cancellation, as quoted by the ...

U.S. Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures
Author: 0 Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures

Former President Barack Obama's move to reinstate diplomatic relations December 17, 2014 remained in place with both embassies in Havana and Washington open. Another of Trump's measures is to ban U.S. companies from doing business with companies that belong to the Cuban Armed Forces. "Any limitations on travel hurt Cuban small business owners - restaurants, shops, taxis - that depend on travellers for revenue".

U.S. California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake
Author: 0 California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

According to reports, Orange County coroner's office had misidentified the body of a man, who was found dead behind a Verizon store in Fountain Valley on 6 May. She recalled blood and dirty blankets. " I didn't know what my dead son was going to look like ", he said. An attorney hired by the Kerrigan family told the newspaper that coroner officials later told him there was no fingerprint match and they used an old photo from the younger Kerrigan's driver's license.

Author: 0 It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

It could be worse: Death Valley could see 124 degrees Tuesday. San Francisco: 34 customers without power. On Monday night, Las Vegas dropped to only 88 degrees - which also happened to be the high temperature in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

U.S. Appeals court rules against Pres. Trump's travel ban
Author: 0 Appeals court rules against Pres. Trump's travel ban

District Court Judge Derrick Watson that found that the main provision in travel ban violated the Constitution because it essentially disfavors Muslims . One interim step the government could also take in the Ninth Circuit is ask to for an "en banc" review of Monday's ruling by all sitting Ninth Circuit judges, but most likely government lawyers will try to go straight to the Supreme Court where the Fourth Circuit case has already landed.

Author: 0 Justices side with government in property rights case

TOTENBERG: And what the Supreme Court said today was that property owners are not entitled to compensation from the government when regulations reduce the value of the property by a relatively small portion and where, as in this case, those regulations to some degree have enhanced the value of the property.

U.S. Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial
Author: 0 Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial

But prosecutors said DuBose's auto didn't start moving until after he was shot and that Tensing had a choice to let DuBose drive away rather than shoot him. Just 29 have ended in conviction , although a number of them are still pending. More officers - 34 - were not convicted, largely due to acquittals.

U.S. David Ortiz demonstrates inner 50 Cent with first pitch
Author: 0 David Ortiz demonstrates inner 50 Cent with first pitch

Price had a blister on the ring finger of his pitching hand a few starts ago, and looked at the hand a few times, but Farrell said that didn't effect the left-hander. Moreland homered into the first row of Green Monster seats in left center, a shot estimated at 429 feet. He had just one hit in 20 previous at-bats.

U.S. Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back
Author: 0 Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. "My leadership is recognized by many around the country". Democratic Party divisions are on stark display after a disappointing special election loss in a hard-fought. It's understandable: Republican ads in Georgia painted the Democrat, Jon Ossoff , as sure to be a Pelosi pawn - a charge that has scored for the GOP in race after race over the last decade.

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit

Investigators found the list in the vehicle of gunman James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. Mika's family is encouraging people to instead donate to a GoFundMe page for Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle while engaging in a gun battle with Hodgkinson.

Author: 0 GOP senators oppose health care bill as written

It was the latest signs of high-stakes maneuvering over a key campaign promise, and the president signaled a willingness to deal. "I've done in five months what other people haven't done in years", Trump said in an interview that aired Friday on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends".