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National MI native among those shot in GOP baseball shooting
Author: 0 MI native among those shot in GOP baseball shooting

He was serving as the Director of Government Relations for Tyson Foods' offices in Washington , D.C. Before that, he worked in a number of capacities for MI politicians, including two Republican congressmen. -based Tyson Foods Inc. " Matt Mika was a former staff member during my first term in Congress and has remained a close friend ever since". His family has said baseball is Mika's passion.

Author: 0 Trump accuses Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

KARL: Always fair. Mr. President, I want to get back to James Comey's testimony. "I mean, I will tell you, I didn't say that ", Trump responded. "We are doing really well", he said. "I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance'". Republican Senator Marco Rubio asked Comey whether he perceived the president's request to let the Flynn matter go as an order given Trump's position as president, the setting and the circumstances surrounding the conversation.

National Severe weather in forecast for southeast Wyoming
Author: 0 Severe weather in forecast for southeast Wyoming

KMTV meteorologist Ryan McPike said the metro area could receive up to.88 inches of rainfall through Sunday due to scattered and isolated storms. While they could produce wild weather, they won't be quite as violent as those that spawned windshield-shattering, grapefruit-sized hail and generated at least three twisters Monday in Wyoming , Margraf said.

National Flights Canceled at O'Hare, Midway for Severe Weather
Author: 0 Flights Canceled at O'Hare, Midway for Severe Weather

The risk in these storms could be large hail and damaging winds, but a tornado is possible. There is another chance for severe weather in the Ozarks later Thursday and again on Friday . After the first round of showers and storms make their way through northern IN during the morning, cloud cover is expected to decrease across the area, which will allow for more peeks of sun into the afternoon.

Author: 0 Government to rewrite rules for student loan forgiveness

The Trump administration is set to eliminate Obama-era rules targeting for-profit schools that left students with high amounts of debt, according to Dow Jones. They also warn that delaying or cancelling the rule would violate the law. The specific processes by which the department would roll back the rules were laid out in two notices in the Federal Register: for gainful employment and for borrower defense to repayment .

Author: 0 US senators reach deal on Russia sanctions

The measure would then apply new sanctions against Russian Federation for its activities in Syria, where the Kremlin is supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and for its meddling in last year's USA presidential election.

National LA House spurns GOP leaders in crafting $28 billion-plus budget
Author: 0 LA House spurns GOP leaders in crafting $28 billion-plus budget

At the special session, lawmakers continued their mop-up of legislation from 2016 that swept several special funds back into the state's general fund. Much of the regular session budget debate centered on the reliability of REC estimates. The committee, made up of members picked by Barras and Henry, rejected it on a 13-7 vote.

National Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice
Author: 0 Majority whip among those shot at congressional baseball team practice

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson of IL, died due to injuries he sustained during the shooting , President Donald Trump announced in a statement from the White House on Wednesday. He had a meeting to attend and left the field just about five or 10 minutes before the shooting. Scalise, a popular and gregarious lawmaker, is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative baseball bats to fellow lawmakers when he secured the No.

Author: 0 US Rep. Rodney Davis Not Injured In Virginia Shooting

The charity baseball game between Republican and Democratic congressional members will proceed as planned on Thursday night. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis , still wearing his dusty baseball outfit, was on the verge of tears as he spoke Wednesday at the Capitol about the gunfire that erupted at a congressional baseball practice.

Author: 0 Hospital: Multiple California shooting victims

Police were searching the building "for additional victims and witnesses". Auto shop owner Robert Kim said he heard five to eight rapid gunshots, before seeing 'a mob of UPS drivers' running down the street screaming 'Shooter, shooter'.

Author: 0 Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

Williams (R-Austin) was at the practice but wasn't hurt, according to his office. Shortly afterwards, Zachary Barth, a legislative aide in Williams' office, also jumped into the dugout, after being shot in the leg. Eastern Time at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va. Williams has been the coach of the team since he joined Congress in 2013. Please keep the member of my staff and all members of the congressional baseball team in your thoughts in prayers during this extremely hard ...

National Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million
Author: 0 Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million

Image from Harris County Sheriff's Office Facebook page dated June 13, 2017. "I don't believe these two people were the actual people making them", a HCSO official said. Click2Houston reported the lollipops were likely sold for $20 to $40 each. "It's very very risky", said Lt. Diaz. As reported by the New York Daily News, Diaz said the design of the lollipops appears to target children, adding that there is a school located near the residence.

Author: 0 President Trump calls for unity after Congressional baseball game shooting

Bernie Sanders . He even worked on Sanders' campaign during the election. Mr Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington . The events that unfolded this morning are sad and overwhelming. Scalise said he was grateful for the actions of the Capitol Police. Rest assured their immediate response helped save lives.

Author: 0 Castile jury re-watches videos of fatal stop

Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he shot and killed Philando Castile , 32, in July in an incident that drew national attention and led to weeks of protests in St. Gray told the jury they "could reasonably infer" that Castile sat in his vehicle and smoked marijuana while Diamond Reynolds, her sister and daughter went inside Cub Foods prior to the shooting.

National Brooklyn Heights resident first fatality while using Citi Bike
Author: 0 Brooklyn Heights resident first fatality while using Citi Bike

A passerby flagged down the bus to notify the driver what happened. The Citi Bike network that attracts large numbers of tourists to the bustling NY streets, has 593 stations in the city and 10 more docking stations were drafted for southern Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on April 5.

Author: 0 AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

That, to me, is the smartest thing to do, the best thing to do, and that's what I think hopefully will happen. "No, I have not", Rosenstein answered. Susan Collins (R-ME), asked Rosenstein what he would do if Trump directly asked him to fire Mueller. "And I'm not going to speculate on what he will or will not do", Sekulow said.

Author: 0 Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Is Now Covered By Daiwa Capital

Analysts at Daiwa Capital has initiated coverage on shares of Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) in a research note sent to clients and investors on Tuesday morning. Coca-Cola European Partners PLC's payout ratio is now 57.14%. Flossbach Von Storch Ag holds 4.56% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) for 6.78M shares.

National Manhunt on for suspect in fatal shooting of Arkansas officer
Author: 0 Manhunt on for suspect in fatal shooting of Arkansas officer

The shooting was reported about 7:30 p.m. Monday in Newport, about 90 miles northeast of Little Rock. Officials say Lt. Weatherford died at a Newport hospital a short time after he was shot. Weatherford said he realized the importance of networking and reaching out to gain resources not available to a small agency like Newport. "There should be no fear in this community", Sadler said.

Author: 0 Democrats seek distance from impeachment call

The Democratic divide over whether it's time to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump took center stage at Tuesday morning's closed door weekly meeting of House Democrats . But he becomes the latest Democrat to bring up the prospect of impeaching the Republican president. He explained: "As the investigations move forward, additional evidence supporting additional Articles of Impeachment may emerge".

National North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

USA officials appeared to brush aside any speculation of a connection between Rodman's controversial visit and Warmbier's release. U.S. officials then urged those with the ability to persuade Pyongyang to ratchet up the pressure to get him released, said a source, who is familiar with the government's efforts.

National Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members
Author: 0 Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

Comey shared his memo after he was already fired, he said , adding that he hoped the leak "might prompt the appointment of a special counsel" into the investigation of Russian interference into the 2016 presidential campaign. To illustrate his point, he then played several clips of Fox analysts noting how disconcerting they found the information that Comey revealed, with one pundit explicitly saying, " Politically, I thought it was very damaging to the president.

National Alabama ranks 44th in Kids Count ratings
Author: 0 Alabama ranks 44th in Kids Count ratings

Thirteen-percent of children live in areas where at least one-in-three people are in poverty. The report also reveals that about 22 percent - or 486,000 MI children - lived in poverty in 2015. "Having access to health insurance doesn't mean you're going to be healthy but it's hard to maintain good health if you don't have access to health insurance", he said.

Author: 0 Sessions Comes Out Swinging, Dismisses Russian Meeting Controversy

Comey testified last week that he did not tell Sessions that Trump had asked him to drop a probe into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation because he suspected Sessions would soon need to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

Paul, Minn. on Monday, June 12, 2017. In their second day of deliberations, jurors returned to court to again see dashcam video captured by Officer Jeronimo Yanez's squad auto that shows the shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile . Yanez, 29, who is Latino, is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her daughter for firing his gun into the ...

National Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor
Author: 0 Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor

His interest in politics began as a senior in college, when he was granted an internship on Capitol Hill, promoting policies and ideas for the Republican Party. The Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor are former federal prosecutors Justin E. Fairfax and Gene J. Rossi and political consultants Susan S.

National If there are any Trump-Comey tapes, Congress wants them
Author: 0 If there are any Trump-Comey tapes, Congress wants them

Trump lashed out at Comey, branding him a "leaker" for indirectly providing to reporters the contents of memos summarizing their private conversations in the weeks before he was sacked. Additionally, Comey said in the hearing he is "sure" Robert Mueller, the special counsel overseeing the Russian Federation investigation, will look into whether Trump tried to obstruct the Flynn investigation.

Author: 0 Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey

Sessions previously recused himself from the Justice Department's investigations on Russia after it was discovered that he met with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak on at least two occasions past year. - Did Sessions adhere to his recusal from Russian Federation matters? " He didn't tell us the truth ", Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy told MSNBC Monday, saying there were now indications he had a third meeting.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

This season ended with Riley checking out her reflection in the shiny Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy on Monday after Golden State won Game 5 at home. "They would all kill us", Kerr said, deadpan, last week. Twelve of the Warriors' 16 playoff wins this postseason were by double digits. The non-foul on Kevin Durant .

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