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Southern Baptist Convention in Uproar Over 'Alt-Right'

Southern Baptists define alt-right as an umbrella term for various nationalist and populist groups associated with white identity politics. Yet while he was pleased with the final vote, McKissic pointed out that gambling and other issues were voted on quickly, and he wondered aloud about the convention's deliberation when it came to denouncing white supremacy.


Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

The president and first lady Melania Trump brought two bouquets of white flowers to the hospital. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and remains in critical condition . Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. At least one representative has suggested curtailing town halls , and some lawmakers are exploring using funds for more robust security for other members of Congress.


Five Michigan officials charged in death in Flint crisis

Five Michigan officials charged in death in Flint crisis

The head of the MI health department has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint's lead-tainted water crisis. Since 2014, when this city switched water suppliers, partly to save money, the water has been linked to the lead poisoning of children and the deaths of 12 people from Legionnaires' disease.


Mobile Will Begin Testing 600MHz Spectrum This Summer

Mobile Will Begin Testing 600MHz Spectrum This Summer

The company says that this "sets the stage for commercial operations later this year". The Un-carrier noted that the FCC handed over the spectrum licenses to T-Mobile yesterday, and it is wasting no time getting going in developing its 600MHz network.


9 people injured after SUV jumps curb in Midtown Manhattan

9 people injured after SUV jumps curb in Midtown Manhattan

Witnesses said the crash appeared accidental. One of the men hit by the vehicle is treated by firefighters. Girodani, who owns "Jonny's Panini" nearby the site of the crash, explained how in the moment her auto touched the cab, the vehicle 'totally changed direction, ' running onto the sidewalk.


GOP baseball team coach: 'We need to play this game'

GOP baseball team coach: 'We need to play this game'

Both Barth and Williams describes the heroics of the Capitol Police officers who were on the scene that took down the shooter. "Americans everywhere should be thankful that this is still the kind of country that still produces these kinds of heroes", he said, adding that he will attend the scheduled baseball game between Republican and Democratic House members tomorrow.