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The boy was last seen at 1 a.m. on April 21 leaving Disneyland with his father, who was found unconscious at Arroyo Seco Park the next day and was unable to account for his son's whereabouts. Sheriff's officials say the father had taken prescription pills and was found in a vehicle doused in gasoline. Police have alleged that the inside of his auto was doused with gasoline and there were matches in his vehicle.
  • Senate to White House on health care: No Trump, please

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    Sen. Mitch McConnell , then the House minority leader, was outraged. Senate Republicans steered toward a potential showdown vote on their long-awaited health care bill next week, despite indications that they've yet to solidify the 50 GOP votes they'll need to avert an embarrassing defeat.
  • Storm swirling in Gulf likely to strengthen

    Storm swirling in Gulf likely to strengthen

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    Tropical Storm Bret formed in the late afternoon on Monday, June 19 in the Southern Caribbean. In addition to the freshwater flooding from rainfall, a rise in water or storm surge of about one to three feet is expected along the Louisiana coast, and perhaps stretching into Mobile Bay, east of where the center of the system makes landfall.
  • Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

    Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

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    The justices agreed to a request on June 13 from the U.S. Justice Department to address in a case already pending before the court a ruling against the ban earlier this week by a U.S. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals largely upheld the Hawaii injunction on Monday. U.S. Chief Circuit Judge Roger Gregory wrote that the text of Trump's executive order, which was challenged in courts across the country for targeting members of a particular faith, "speaks with vague words of national security, ...
  • Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

    Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

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    The question is, how to do it. Portman has been asking leadership to phase out Medicaid expansion in states like his over a 7-year period, rather than just cutting off federal money for the program in 2020 like the House bill did. The Senator gave his opinion on the earlier versions of the bill as well. Keeping those taxes will make it easier for the Senate to defend itself from Democratic objections that the bill is a boon to the one percent.
  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

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    In a video report , an emotional Sue Hodgkinson told reporters outside her IL home she was married to James Hodgkinson for nearly 30 years but they had been apart since March, when he moved to Washington DC. He's faced a charge of battery, for example, but that was later dropped. He allegedly punched a woman who was a friend of the girl. "He was in the outfield", Williams said about Barth during a news conference on Wednesday.
  • Agent injured in shooting throws first pitch at congressional baseball game

    Agent injured in shooting throws first pitch at congressional baseball game

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    Hodgkinson , 66, who shot at Republican lawmakers in Alexandra, Va., while they practiced for a charity baseball game. Hodgkinson, severely wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , whom the agents were protecting. A biology major, Griner was a guard on the college basketball team and earned rookie of the year honors in 2003, according to a player profile provided by the school.
  • Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

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    Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility", but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation. Congressman Steve Scalise , who was supposed to be playing second base for the Republican team, was instead lying in a hospital bed after being critically wounded in the hip.
  • US Vice President hires counsel to deal with Russian Federation probe inquiries

    US Vice President hires counsel to deal with Russian Federation probe inquiries

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    Cullen previously served as Virginia attorney general and US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. To represent him in the ongoing Russian investigation, U.S. Carlos Diaz Rosillo, director of policy and interagency coordination in the White House, said the USA and the Central American leaders hoped to make commitments on infrastructure plans and energy reform, among other things.
  • Rep. Roger Williams: A Lot of Heroes Today Among My Friends

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    Roger Williams . Williams , of Austin, identified the victim via Twitter as legislative correspondent Zack Barth. "Congressman Williams was not shot, however a member of his staff was shot and is receiving medical attention", his office said in a statement shortly after the shooting.
  • Jeff Sessions' testimony is first chance to check Comey's version of events

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    He later said that he did meet with the Russian ambassador in 2016, but in his role as a U.S. Senator, not as a surrogate for the Trump campaign. "When he's ready to further discuss it he will", Mr. Given that as Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey was overseeing the probe into Russian Federation and its possible collusion with the Trump team, the firing has led to questions about potential obstruction of justice.
  • AG Sessions wants Senate testimony to be public

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    Warren said she is looking forward to finding out more about Sessions' role in Comey's firing, although the White House suggested Sessions could invoke executive privilege during his testimony depending on "the scope of the questions". Sessions, an early and ardent supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, would be the highest government official to testify before the Senate intelligence committee in its probe of allegations that Russian Federation may have sought ...
  • Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found

    Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found

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    Again, authorities said this is possibly in relation to the triple homicide in North Royalton . Dave Loeding Loeding via the nydailynews . Police originally stated that one of the victims was shot to death but amended the information shortly thereafter, according to WEWS.
  • White House, intel chiefs want to make internet spying law permanent

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    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats defended Section 702 on Wednesday, telling the committee that 702 collection "has produced and continues to produce foreign intelligence information that is vital to protect the nation against worldwide terrorism and other threats".
  • Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

    Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

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    Governor Malloy also making an appearance saying the group " Act for America " should not be spreading negative messages in CT. Brass City police say they have met with leaders from both groups and are prepared for the events today. "There is no place for violence against women in society". "The management of all organizations have been in contact with us and everyone has been very forthright", said Deputy Chief Fernando Spagnolo of the Waterbury Police Department.
  • US Crushes Russian Gang Charged with Mob Crimes and Chocolate Theft

    US Crushes Russian Gang Charged with Mob Crimes and Chocolate Theft

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    U.S. law enforcement agencies on Wednesday unsealed charges against a large-scale Russian criminal syndicate, laying charges against 33 individuals with some pretty startling sidelines. "Today, we have charged 33 members and associates of a Russian organized crime syndicate allegedly engaging a panoply of crimes around the country", said Acting Manhattan US Attorney Joon Kim in statement released Wednesday.
  • Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner

    Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner

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    Florida was one of three states nationally to have a victor in the world record-setting $1.58 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016. Powerball drawings are held at 10:59 p.m. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Saturday's drawing will be the game's highest since a $435.3 million jackpot on February 22. Since Sept. 30, 2015, when the game was changed to increase the number of balls drawn and the odds of winning, the most frequent red Powerball has been 9, which has happened 11 times.
  • Mom lets snake bite infant daughter in Facebook video

    Mom lets snake bite infant daughter in Facebook video

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    She removed the video from her Facebook page after receiving backlash. "St. Laurent said that the interaction...had the desired effect and even though the snake was soon tame enough to be held, [the girl] no longer wished to touch it", the report continues.
  • London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'

    London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'

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    Trump , he said , was wrong on " many things". "We are not going to let Donald Trump divide our communities". On June 5, Trump doubled down on his criticism of Khan, accusing the London mayor of spinning his rhetoric. A YouGov poll of 1000 Londoners published on Monday found Mr Khan was more trusted than either Mrs May or national Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to make the right decisions about keeping Britain safe from terrorism.
  • Three Lawmakers Question Kushner Cos On Concerns Over White House Tie

    Three Lawmakers Question Kushner Cos On Concerns Over White House Tie

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    White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday. Rep. Jamie Raskin is again calling for Jared Kushner's security clearance to be suspended after a published report said President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser attempted to set up a secret back channel to communicate with Russian officials to avoid us intelligence monitoring.
  • Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

    Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

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    The 28-year-old Ohioan crossed the finish line 6.1474 seconds ahead of Scott Dixon to become the seventh different driver to win in as many series races this season. IndyCar will conclude its only doubleheader of the season Sunday. After his news conference in Detroit , he walked with a limp and kept weight off his sore left foot as he went down stairs.
  • Protesters take to Grand Junction streets for March for Truth

    Protesters take to Grand Junction streets for March for Truth

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    The post 'March for Truth' protesters call for independent investigation on Russian Federation and Trump campaign appeared first on PBS NewsHour . Around 25 people associated with the group stood behind police barricades and traded insults with more than 200 counter-protesters, police Sgt.
  • Florida Gov. to veto $410 million from budget

    Florida Gov. to veto $410 million from budget

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    Friday at Miami International Airport. The Republican governor had been threatening to veto the entire state budget after lawmakers slashed money to Visit Florida and provided only a small amount of money for the state's economic development agency.