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North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier returns to the USA

He was sentenced to 15 years with hard labor after an hour-long trial. Tillerson said the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the direction of Pr...


Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

Mr Scalise and the others had been at the GOP team's baseball practice in nearby Alexandria, Virginia, when they were shot. Scalise was fielding balls at seco...


No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter offered a similar message, tweeting , "Now that we know TRUMP IS NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION, Sessions should take it back & f...


Comedian Kathy Griffin to address fake Trump head controversy

She's also hired a criminal defense attorney, Dmitry Gorin, in response to the alleged investigation from the Secret Service. Kathy Griffin said has receiv...


Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

A gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice early Wednesday morning, shooting several attendees. Scalise, the House Majority Whip, is part of con...


Virginia shooter who shot Republicans was a Trump hater

He is said to have been a strong supporter of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. "I can not believe it", she said. He was shot in the hip in the We...


650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade

The Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, capturing the title with a 2-0 victory in Game 6 on Sunday at Bridgestone Are...


GOP baseball shooting: Scalise still in critical condition; Trump visits

The shooter, James Hodgkinson , was a small business owner in IL who defined himself publicly by his firm support of Bernie Sanders' progressive politics - and...


House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were injured during the shooting at about 6 a.m. during a baseball practice for congressional Republican...


Missouri governor signs jobs bill, cancels Europe trade trip

Louis ordinance that bans discrimination in housing and employment based on abortion and pregnancies. Opponents call the session a waste of money and an attac...


Man at center of Flint death case lived there all his life

All the charges stemmed from the over 80 cases of Legionnaires' disease , which was believed to be linked to the water in Flint after the city switched its...


Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

Foxconn assembles smartphones and other devices for Apple, Sony, Blackberry and other brands - mostly in China. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday dur...


1 dead, 1 critically injured in multi-vehicle crash on the GWB

A man and his daughter were killed and three other people were injured after a crash on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge Wednesday night. All fiv...


President Trump says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back in

Trump visited with Scalise's family at the Washington hospital treating him on Thursday night. Speaking at the White House, President Donald Trump said ...


Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Mueller's investigators have asked for information and will talk to D...


Alleged baseball practice gunman was James Hodgkinson of Belleville

Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville , Illinois, had campaigned for Bernie Sanders in November's presidential election and filled his Facebook page with screeds a...


Illinois Man, 66, Identified as Suspect in Virginia Shooting

According to Facebook , Hodgkinson went to Belleville Township High School West and studied flight training at Southwestern Illinois College. President Donal...


Southern Baptists Reject Alt-Right Racism at 11th Hour

It prompted Alt-Right Leader Richard Spencer to prematurely put out this tweet: "So apparently the Southern Baptists Convention didn't denounce the Alt-Righ...


At least 10 injured after SUV jumps curb in NY

The cab's driver Pardeep Singh, told ABC 7 he was headed into the Lincoln Tunnel when he attempted to make a right turn at the same time as the Tahoe. "Two gu...


Orlando City Soccer Club star Cyle Larin arrested for DUI

He said he had "two or three vodka Red Bulls" but continued to change his answer about how much he had to drink, troopers said. Larin told officers that he and ...


Texas congressmen react to shooting at practice for charity Congressional Baseball Game

Rep. Williams got emotional while speaking of the officers he said saved his life. Video from the scene broadcast on CNN showed Williams being taken from the fi...


Virginia gubernatorial primary: Northam wins, awaits GOP victor

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie , a moderate candidate who has kept his distance from Trump, squeaked out an uncomfortably close v...


Japan approves contentious bill against planning crimes

The bill's passage overcame the opposition's no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet and a censure motion aimed at Justice Minister K...


Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Asked whether Trump would be required to preserve any tapes - for legal purposes - Sessions responded, "I don't know, Senator Rubio, probably so". "He didn'...


Reports say special counsel now examining possible obstruction by President Trump

During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week, former FBI Director James Comey testified that President Trump sought assurances that he was not u...


London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17

The local authority which owns Grenfell Tower in Kensington declined to confirm whether fire barriers were installed on most floors between the insulation pan...


Alaska House amendment would restore dividend

Nelson said the House budget bill funds scholarships and would make no cuts to free clinics such as Health Right. A final vote on the plan is still a week awa...


5 key takeaways from Attorney General Jeff Sessions's testimony

Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the USA and declared it was a "detestable a...


Rep. Scalise Among 5 Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice in Va.

Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, fired repeatedly at the men playing on the baseball field on Wednesday morning. The FBI said it had recovered and was at...


Pulse nightclub attack: Orlando residents mark anniversary of mass shooting

Mateen was eventually killed when police stormed the nightclub after a three-hour standoff. The 49 names were read aloud in a world-wide ceremony. "I realiz...


At least 17 dead in London tower block fire

They were in and out of that building, committing time after time to rescuing the people that we knew were in there. "Our absolute priority for all of us is i...


Governor to sign controversial education bill today

The bill also requires recess in elementary schools after parents complained that their kids were not doing as well in class as they could because there is no b...


Local congress members respond to Virginia shooting

Four other victims were transported to the hospital following the shooting. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred issued a statement Wednesday follow...


Gunfire turns US lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

Witnesses on scene said it was one step away from a massacre. "It's been reported this is a political hate crime", US Sen. FBI investigators said they are...


Trump Blasts "Witch Hunt" Amid Obstruction of Justice Inquiry

Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence, Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and his recently departed deputy, Richard Ledget...