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Doctor: Scalise improving, came in at 'imminent risk of death'

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. "He's having a hard time, far worse than anybody thought", he said, adding that he hoped the country could become more unified in the aftermath of the shooting.



Minnesota cop's fatal shooting of black motorist not justified

St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez , who was charged with second-degree manslaughter, was covered nationally and led to weeks of protests in St. As Paulsen concluded his closing statements, the judge instructed the jurors that "culpable negligence" is a high level of negligence - gross negligence coupled with recklessness.



Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

His investigation then grew to include looking at whether President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because he was unwilling to back off the Russian Federation investigation. In this last tweet , Trump was referring to a memo written by Rosenstein that was intensely critical of Comey and implicitly recommended his removal.


Democrats are suing President Trump over foreign money

Democrats are suing President Trump over foreign money

While legal experts have said the plaintiffs in the prior lawsuits may have difficulty establishing that they have sufficient legal basis to sue , Blumenthal said members of Congress have standing due to their Constitutional duty to consider emoluments matters.



Judge rejects Castile jury request to hear cop's testimony

Philando Castile was fatally shot by a police officer during a July 6 traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb after he told the officer he was armed. On Wednesday, the apparently deadlocked jury was summoned to court by the judge and told to keep deliberating.


President says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back into session

President says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back into session

Cedric Richmond, the Democrats' star pitcher, a congressman from Louisiana, said his last stop before arriving at the stadium on Thursday would be a visit to MedStar Washington , where Scalise is being treated. This is a game that's been going on for over a hundred years. Two officers were shot, as were congressional aide Zach Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika .