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Deadlock in Cosby trial, jury told to keep at it

The 12-person jury has to decide if the allegations against the 79-year-old comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand are true. It's been a grueling process, with the jurors reassembling several times in court to ask questions or to request extended read-backs of testimony.


Virginia Shooting: Republican Lawmaker Steve Scalise Critical, Needs More Operations

Virginia Shooting: Republican Lawmaker Steve Scalise Critical, Needs More Operations

The gunman identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as James T Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old, was shot at by the police. Earlier Wednesday, Trump called for unity across party lines during a subdued statement from the White House. A member of congressional leadership, two members of his security detail, a young Hill staffer and a lobbyist - a microcosm of the often hierarchical but interconnected life on Capitol Hill - were all injured at Wednesday morning's GOP baseball team practice.



Bishops pray for Catholic Congressman shot at baseball practice

A gunman wielding a rifle opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. lawmakers practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game, wounding senior Republican leader Steve Scalise and several others before being fatally shot by police.



Sen. Bernie Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

When James Hodgkinson got into trouble, it was often with a gun. A graphic by the Washington Post breaks down Wednesday's shooting at a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria step-by-step. "I yelled, 'Quit shooting toward the houses, '" Schaumleffel said. After an all-members briefing where Democrats and Republicans held hands and prayed, House Speaker Paul Ryan and top Democrat Nancy Pelosi addressed the somber chamber and proclaimed lawmakers were "united".


US arrests nearly 200 Iraqis in deportation sweep

US arrests nearly 200 Iraqis in deportation sweep

Others, such as Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), who is a Chaldean Catholic of Assyrian and Armenian heritage, described the arrests as "deeply troubling". "The law is to serve and not harm people , and that would destroy lives and harm many", the World Refugee Care president positioned. "I really don't know how he could survive with the combination of targets on his back", she added.