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Congressional baseball gunman acted alone, no ties to terrorism

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire with a rifle on a group of Republicans practicing for an annual congressional baseball game. Hodgkinson was taking prescription drugs, although Slater did not say what the drugs were for or whether he was abusing them.



State Department officials honor Otto Warmbier at OH funeral

The funeral for Otto Warmbier will be Thursday, June 22. He was accused of stealing a propaganda sign from a hotel and, two months later, was sentenced to 15 years hard labour. AN Ohio coroner, abiding by family wishes, has performed an external examination instead of a full autopsy on the body of the USA student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and sent home in a coma, the agency said on Tuesday.


President Trump Has Advice for Democrats After GOP's Special-Election Victories

President Trump Has Advice for Democrats After GOP's Special-Election Victories

She also noted last week's shooting of Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and said politics has become too embittered. "CLF tied Ossoff to Pelosi and her liberal agenda early and often, echoing the message on television, digital and radio advertising, as well as campaign literature and direct mail", Corry Bliss, executive director of the group, writes in an after-action report that will be widely distributed later today.


House Democrats call for Pelosi to step down as minority leader

House Democrats call for Pelosi to step down as minority leader

KAREN BASS: In the districts where we are truly competitive, I don't think that message is going to hold very much. Crowley suggested that tying a candidate to party leader is standard campaign practice, a line repeated hours later by Michigan Democratic Rep.



CNN uses courtroom sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

Media critic Brian Stelter tweeted a picture of artist Bill Hennessy's rendering of Friday's briefing. While some voices at conservative media outlets have criticised the sketch session, CNN is arguing that it "did serve a journalistic goal, in the same way that courtroom sketches do".