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U.S. Florida Gov. signs bill to help charter schools
Author: 0 Florida Gov. signs bill to help charter schools

Christine McManus typed in a Facebook comment: "As taxpayers who have children, I feel the money should be equal amongst public and private and charter". They were wearing ponchos in a drizzle, holding signs and chanting, "Public schools deserve your time, Veto 7069". "This school system has been very conservative in their approach and we're going to continue to do so in the future", he said.

U.S. Congressman Scalise remains in critical condition
Author: 0 Congressman Scalise remains in critical condition

The charity game pitting Republican lawmakers against their Democratic colleagues was set to proceed as scheduled at 7:05 p.m.at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team, with thousands of spectators expected in the stands.

U.S. Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

What did the intelligence agencies find? . Those questions were prompted after a friend of President Donald Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller . There is no evidence that the FBI ended or paused its investigation after Comey's departure. But days later he said in an NBC interview that he had chose to fire Comey before getting their input and he was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he did it.

Author: 0 Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims

Scott Applewhite). Republican Congressman Steve Scalise has been undergoing a third surgery after he and others were shot at a baseball practice by a man hostile to the GOP. The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip several years ago.

U.S. Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting
Author: 0 Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

The House of Representatives cancelled all proceedings scheduled for Wednesday. He dragged himself away from the infield, leaving a trail of blood before colleagues could rush to his assistance. The president said he had spoken by telephone with Scalise's wife and offered "full and absolute support, anything she needs". Trump is also crediting the congressman for bringing people together.

U.S. Three Roadrunners Taken in MLB Draft
Author: 0 Three Roadrunners Taken in MLB Draft

As the day progressed, more Wolverines were selected. Pitcher Cody Bolton, from Tracy, Calif., was also selected in the draft, in the sixth round at pick No. LHP Karl Cragie (SR) 34 RoundKargie was drafted in the 34 round (#1019 overall) by the Miami Marlins . Boyd was an NJCAA Div. 1 World Series All-Tournament Team pick.

U.S. VP Mike Pence hires Richmond lawyer as outside counsel in Russia probe
Author: 0 VP Mike Pence hires Richmond lawyer as outside counsel in Russia probe

Less than a month after President Trump hired an outside lawyer to deal with inquiries related to the Russian Federation investigations, Vice President Mike Pence has followed suit. Just before the story broke, Trump wrote a pair of angry tweets, suggesting that Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in the election , should be under investigation instead of him.

U.S. Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury
Author: 0 Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

Doctors said his exam showed a 'spastic quadriparesis, ' this means he has "profound weakness in contraction of the muscles in his arms and legs". "He has not spoken". Residents of the northern Cincinnati suburb tied blue-and-white ribbons, the school colors, to trees near the family's home. North Korea freed Otto Warmbier on Tuesday after spending 16 months in prison in the communist country.

Author: 0 Trump questions Hillary Clinton's link with Russian Federation in series of tweets

Starr on Thursday also said he believes it's within Trump's rights to fire Mueller, and said that he himself could have been fired "for good cause" back when he was investigating Clinton . Not to mention that Trump and several of his surrogates have complained that people can't seem to let the election go. Attorney General Jeff Sessions , Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and campaign advisor Paul Manafort have also been implicated.

U.S. Rep. Williams says staffer injured in Virginia shooting
Author: 0 Rep. Williams says staffer injured in Virginia shooting

Video from the scene broadcast on CNN showed Williams being taken from the field in a stretcher. "The thin blue line held", Williams said tearfully at a news conference later that day where he was on crutches. Two others were also injured during this incident. "I was pinned down in right field". "It was very scary". Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Sessions vows to defend himself against 'false allegations'

While he initially dodged the question, he later said he would commit to submitting to the committee records of what he deemed "appropriate" after a conversation with the lawyers. " Many have suggested that my recusal is because I felt I was a subject of the investigation myself, that I may have done something wrong", Sessions added.

Author: 0 Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'

But the 9th Circuit sidestepped that question, saying they didn't need to answer it because the legality of the travel ban could be decided on narrower grounds: It violated immigration law. President Trump unleashed a tweetstorm on Tuesday morning blasting the federal court that ruled against his travel ban and railing at the "Fake News Media" for publishing "phony stories".

U.S. CAIR Kentucky reacts to anti-Sharia Law protests
Author: 0 CAIR Kentucky reacts to anti-Sharia Law protests

On the other side of the street in the shade of a tall tree, Hadi Jawad stood with a group of counter protesters gathered in front of the center in support of Shariah law and local Muslims. "That doesn't mean we allow it today too", Takim said. The Board Chair of CAIR says the dinner could not have come at a better time, she wants the public not to spread words of hate, but to listen and understand before forming opinions.

Author: 0 Judge orders continuation in Penn State frat pledge death preliminary hearing

In a May 18 letter to fraternity members, Beta Theta Pi house corporation attorney Mark Bernlohr said he reviewed the tapes and disagreed "with the vast majority of the factual and legal conclusions" prosecutors have reached. At Monday's hearing for 18 Penn State fraternity brothers accused in the death of Timothy Piazza, a police officer said that Piazza "looked like a corpse" in surveillance video from the night of his death.

U.S. Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public
Author: 0 Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

He told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Sessions, an early Trump supporter, recused himself in March from oversight of the FBI's probe into possible cooperation between the Trump campaign and the Russians when his meetings with Kislyak became known.

Author: 0 '100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations

Recounting a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn , Comey said a decision was made not to report the incident to Sessions. One of the things Comey told the Senate committee was that he believes he was sacked last month in an effort to "relieve" pressure on Trump from the Justice Department investigation.

U.S. HCSO: Drug dealers disguised meth as candy
Author: 0 HCSO: Drug dealers disguised meth as candy

Two people in Texas have been arrested in connection to the burglary of an alleged meth dealer's home filled with drug-laced sweets, authorities said. Each lollipop is estimated to sell between $20 and $40 on the street. Investigators estimate that the 600 pounds of meth lollipops seized from both the suspects' vehicle and inside the home is worth $1 million on the street.

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

Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot as the Republican baseball team practiced for its annual game against congressional Democrats. According to a statement from Tyson, Mika is the director of government relations for the Washington , D.C.

Author: 0 Shooting in Virginia: What We know

A government official says the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others has been identified Hodgkinson. A statement from Scalise's office released earlier Wednesday morning said Scalise was undergoing surgery.