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Montana Candidate Charged With Assaulting Reporter

Ben Jacobs , a political reporter for the Guardian , says that Gianforte attacked him and broke his glasses at his campaign headquarters on Wednesday. On Thursday evening there will be a special election in Montana, Nevada to decide who will fill the only vacant seat in the US House of Representatives .



GOP candidate charged with assaulting reporter

Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin said during a news conference Wednesday night that the department can't provide much information about the confrontation between Greg Gianforte and Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs because authorities are investigating.



Reporter alleges GOP hopeful Greg Gianforte body-slammed him

Following multiple interviews and an investigation by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office it was determined there was probable cause to issue a citation to Greg Gianforte for misdemeanor assault (MCA 45-5-201). He added in a second tweet: "There was a local TV crew there when Gianforte body slammed me". "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him".


GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

However there remains the possibility that leaders could use the meeting, and their diplomatic heft, to try and convince Trump to commit to the accord at the meeting. In contrast, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt last month called the accord "something we need to exit, in my opinion". President Trump has indicated he will wait until after the G7 leaders' summit in Italy this weekend before deciding if the USA will remain a party to the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change.



Watch Billy Hamilton's speed turn a Reds loss into a win

The right-hander had recorded 22 consecutive saves. "A guy like (Hamilton) is going to make any play close, but they got the call right". They got the call right. But Reds manager Bryan Price challenged the call and after a 2-minute 57-second video review, the call was overturned and Hamilton was ruled safe. It's the notion of the game appearing to be over, and then Allen and everyone else having to reset, get back into the game and finish it.



Texas Senate revives trying to limit abortion coverage

On Sunday, the Texas House of Representatives fast-tracked the passage of this legislation by tacking the bathroom restrictions bill onto an otherwise-unrelated piece of legislation concerning school emergency operation plans during natural disasters.