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Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Hodgkinson died following a shoot-out with police on a baseball diamond in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, after his early-morning rifle and pistol attack left four people with gunshot wounds and two others with minor injuries. He had run out of money, his wife told reporters. Hodgkinson was killed by police during the shooting. . GOP House Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana has undergone several surgeries after he was wounded.


Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

Carter could face up to 20 years in prison, and her sentencing is scheduled to take place on August 3. Carter was tried in juvenile court because she sent the texts as a 17-year-old. A MA judge ruled that she was guilty of involuntary manslaughter after she texted her boyfriend instructions on how to kill himself. Matthew Segal , a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of MA, said that the verdict was a "drastic expansion of criminal law in MA".



Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile

He also faced two lesser counts of endangering Castile's girlfriend and her then 4-year-old daughter for firing his gun into the vehicle near them. Reynolds immediately pulled out her phone and took video of the next minutes in which officers attempted to calm the situation as the mortally wounded Castile died.



Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

Scalise was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire Wednesday as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington suburb.



Donald Trump says he's being investigated over Comey

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday confirmed he is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for firing ousted Director James Comey . Trump fired Comey in May, just as the FBI was investigating ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. The White House confirmed that Mueller was among the candidates Trump interviewed to replace Comey.



Cuba Denounces Trump's New Measures

President Donald #trump announced a rollback in Obama-era #Cuba policies at a rally in Little Havana, Miami Friday afternoon. The Cuban government responded Friday evening by rejecting what it called Trump's "hostile rhetoric". Cuba regretted "a reversal in relations between the two countries", the statement said. And, of course, nothing prevents the Cuban government from simply moving revenue over to the military or state security, a vulnerability in the policy that the White ...