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2:36 PM / Thursday June 22, 2017

Week In Review

Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)  and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ)   By Erica Werner and Chad Day Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, wounding House GOP Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and several others as congressmen and aides dove for cover….

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Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

June 15, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  Ed Wexler, PoliticalCartoons.com   By Brian Witte Associated Press The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia say they will sue Donald Trump on Monday, alleging he has violated the Constitution by taking payments from foreign governments as president. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh outlined details of the lawsuit in an…

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Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. John Lewis (GA-05), center, speaks at an event on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building for an evening of remembrance honoring the victims and survivors of the mass shooting that took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando one month ago on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Paul Morigi/AP Images…

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Nick Gordon arrested on domestic battery charge

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Nick Gordon   (Photo: Shutterstock)   Gordon, the former boyfriend of Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested by Sanford, Florida police on Saturday.   NewsOne .com Nick Gordon, the former boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, was arrested on domestic violence charges and false imprisonment, reports ‘People.’ According to the outlet, Gordon was…

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London attacker’s mom blames internet for radicalizing son

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  People with their hands on their heads about 10 minutes after midnight as they leave from inside a police cordon after an attack in London, Sunday, June 4, 2017. Armed British police rushed to London Bridge late Saturday after reports of a vehicle running down pedestrians and people being stabbed nearby. (AP Photo/Matt…

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Suspect in custody in stabbing of Philadelphia Councilman David Oh

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  David Oh associated press A man sought in the stabbing of a Philadelphia city councilman during an attempted robbery near his residence has turned himself in, authorities said Saturday. A man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a Philadelphia city councilman during an attempted robbery last week. Twenty-four-year-old Shawn…

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Cleveland fires one officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

June 2, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tamir Rice  (AP photo) By Dake Kang Associated Press CLEVELAND — The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fired by the city of Cleveland on Tuesday, and the officer who drove the patrol car the day of the November 2014 shooting was suspended. Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the…

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Suspect in Portland light rail slayings charged

June 2, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Wajdi Said, president and co-founder of the Muslim Educational Trust, speaks at a news conference after a man fatally stabbed Friday two men on a light-rail train when they tried to stop him from yelling anti-Muslim slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, in Portland, Ore., Saturday, May…

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Trump budget draws ire, concern from minority communities

June 2, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune By Jesse J. Holland Associated Press WASHINGTON — Advocates for minority communities say President Donald Trump’s proposed budget answers the question he famously posed to Black Americans during his campaign: “What the hell do you have to lose?” His $4.1 trillion spending plan for the budget year beginning…

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