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Author: 0 President Trump to make statement on congressional shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot at a congressional baseball practice, congressional officials say. Polk County Congressman Dennis Ross is one of four members of the Florida GOP delegation on the baseball team attacked by a gunman Wednesday morning in Alexandria , Virginia, but he wasn't at today's practice.

Sport Browns' top pick Myles Garrett hurts foot late in practice
Author: 0 Browns' top pick Myles Garrett hurts foot late in practice

As Garrett sat on the far sideline he removed his left shoe and could be seen rubbing his foot. Garrett, who missed time earlier this spring with an unspecified injury, appeared to go down without any contact. But hopefully things will be fine. The report points out the injury was to his left foot, the same one where he suffered and played through a badly sprained ankle a year ago at Texas A&M .

Author: 0 Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four

The 19-year-old lost the first five games of her first major quarter-final before winning 4-6 6-2 6-2. - Latvian Jelena Ostapenko , the youngest player left in the draw at 19, came back from a set down to claim a 4-6 6-2 6-2 victory over former world number one Caroline Wozniacki .

Author: 0 Steve Scalise shooting: Congressional Baseball Game remains on for Thursday

At least two Florida congressmen, reps. The Alexandria Police Department responded to Eugene Simpson Stadium Park shortly after 7:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting . "Our thoughts and prayers are with him ". According to his office, he is in stable condition and undergoing surgery. They said he was in good spirits and had spoken to his wife on the phone.

Sport France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend England friendly
Author: 0 France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend England friendly

But it did England no good and 12 minutes from time the French got the goal they deserved, Mbappe teeing up Dembele for the decisive score of the evening. Harry Kane continued his brilliant form by putting England ahead in the 9th minute. Are players taking on Southgate's information? Even though they had a man advantage, England were pushing their luck.

Author: 0 India's Kohli reclaims top spot in ODI batting

I am glad Virat has come forward against this evil and by buying this magnificent piece of art created by my favourite artist Sasha Jaffrey, I tick two boxes. "As long as I am performing, I am doing well I would like to play...hopefully a few more years", he said. Players like to pretend they do not follow what is written or tweeted, but in reality, their bubbles are not impervious to popular sentiment.

Sport Roland Garros await their darling as Mladenovic faces Muguruza
Author: 0 Roland Garros await their darling as Mladenovic faces Muguruza

The absence of Serena Williams, who is expecting a child, and Maria Sharapova, who was denied a wildcard on her return from a doping ban, means the draw is wide open for Mladenovic to finally end the wait for a home champion. "When I was on my chair at that point, I thought it was over, but you gave me strength", she told the crowd. "You make me cry", she continued. Bacsinszky showed great fight after dropping the first set, and she lost just three games in the two sets she won to advance.

Sport Mets' bats nullify strong pitching performance in loss to Brewers
Author: 0 Mets' bats nullify strong pitching performance in loss to Brewers

Mr Met has been the official mascot for the New York Mets since 1962 and the costume is worn by more than one person every season. Mr. Met has been a part of the team since 1964, although he was phased out by the team in 1979 in favor of "Mettle the Mule", whose name was selected by a Mercerville woman, according to a 2010 New York Times story .

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Reportedly Sign Off On Fight

On Wednesday night, UFC lightweight champion and ex-featherweight belt holder McGregor and unbeaten former multiple boxing title champion Mayweather announced the fight on social media. Some reports claim Conor and Floyd might face-off against one another August 26. Mayweather will reportedly earn more than US$100 million (NZ$138m) from the fight.

Author: 0 Morata Set For Manchester United Medical This Week

The Daily Mail report that United have made an official bid for Morata on Monday. The 24-year-old's representative Juanma Lopez said the Spain worldwide is keen to secure regular first-team football after struggling to dislodge Karim Benzema as Zinedine Zidane's first choice striker in Madrid.

Sport Stricker takes blue-collar path to US Open
Author: 0 Stricker takes blue-collar path to US Open

In what feels like an obvious open criticism of a new U.S. Open course, Kevin Na posted a video showing how close the thick fescue is to the fairways at Erin Hills , and how unplayable said fescue is. "Tough conditions, windy conditions, rain whatever it is, as long as it's harder, I feel like I play a lot better in conditions like that". Being that it's a U.S.

Author: 0 Warriors Reportedly Unanimously Decide To Skip White House Visit

The Golden State Warriors are basking in the glow of another National Basketball Association championship, but there are questions about a possible White House visit . Visiting the White House follow a champion has become something of a tradition for champion in major pro and college sports including the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA.

Sport French Open Prize Money 2017: Updated Purse Payout for Roland Garros
Author: 0 French Open Prize Money 2017: Updated Purse Payout for Roland Garros

He defeated the Swiss tennis ace 6-2, 6-3 and 6-1. He's overwhelmed his opponents in most of those title matches, too, never once getting pushed to five sets. "Probably I was playing good, too", he joked. - Wawrinka fended off four break points against Nadal in the fourth game having had one of his own in the previous game.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India Are Under More Pressure Than Us, Feels Mashrafe Mortaza

After playing the semi-final Yuvraj Singh will join 300 ODI match landmark along with Sachin Tendulkar (463 ODI), followed by Rahul Dravid (340), Mohammad Azharuddin (334) and Sourav Ganguly (308). 'Even the other day I thought they were outstanding in the way they applied themselves and chased (New Zealand's) total down. A win would give us a lot of confidence.

Sport Security added at state capitol, no known threats
Author: 0 Security added at state capitol, no known threats

Law enforcement authorities in the U.S. have said that the shooting appears to be a "deliberate attack", with the shooter being arrested a short time after the incident. Scalise, the House Majority Whip, was shot in the hip. Multiple news outlets identified the gunman who opened fire on Republican Congressional lawmakers and staff as they practiced baseball as James Hodgkinson.

Author: 0 Can Warriors Keep Superteam Together, Thanks To New NBA Labor Contract?

Curry's backcourt partner Klay Thompson was phenomenal on defense last night, forcing an array of Cavaliers players including Kyrie Irving , Lebron James and Kevin Love all to miss multiple shots. He won a championship, and then we were close and didn't win one. None more than coach Steve Kerr . Kerr still found time to crack a joke on the stage afterward: "Well, we had very little talent, actually, it was mostly coaching".

Author: 0 Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors

Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.

Sport Will first-time major victor streak continue at Erin Hills?
Author: 0 Will first-time major victor streak continue at Erin Hills?

Their attitude makes up for at least 25 per cent of your performance. "It's not as if we don't listen to feedback from players", Davis said, "but I will tell you in this case, it had nothing to do - absolutely zero - with what the players were saying".

Sport Back to the drawing board for Southgate and England
Author: 0 Back to the drawing board for Southgate and England

It was a similar situation on France's second goal just before half-time, when Heaton produced another fine save to keep out the 20-year-old Dembele only for Sidibe to reach the ball first and lash it into the back of the net. The Three Lions were tamed by France in Paris on Tuesday evening as England conceded three goals in a game for the first time since losing 4-2 to Sweden in 2012.

Sport Real Madrid reveals 'Marcelo was drunk' during Real Madrid Champions League celebrations
Author: 0 Real Madrid reveals 'Marcelo was drunk' during Real Madrid Champions League celebrations

With players linked with moves to each side, the game will throw up a number of plot twists as the Portuguese boss is set to take on his former side for the first time since he left the Bernabeu back in 2013. It was the player's fourth win - three for Real and one at Man United - and his double took him to 600 career goals for club and country. "We are winning trophies and I am happy".

Author: 0 ICC CT17: Bangladesh break into Asia's top rivalries

Knowing the team and the pride they have in their performances, the answer is fairly straightforward. Ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against Bangladesh , Yuvraj wanted to be in a zone which is miles away from any kind of negativity.

Sport Federer dubs himself the
Author: 0 Federer dubs himself the "world champion" of practice

Federer grabbed an early break as his attacking topspin backhand, which had served him so well earlier this year, was again on display. "Then we had kids and started to hang out much more", Haas said. I want to be a champ on the match courts so.this is what it's about now-playing matches", he said. "So I'm going to be playing a regular schedule for the second part of the season.

Sport Hogg to miss remainder of Lions tour due to facial injury
Author: 0 Hogg to miss remainder of Lions tour due to facial injury

The Glasgow Warriors flyer, who was on his second Lions tour, will now return home to Scotland to receive further treatment. "I'm gutted to be leaving to be leaving the Tour at this stage", Hogg said in a statement. Gatland could have chosen to select a replacement in England's Mike Brown - now touring in Argentina - or Wales' Steffan Evans, who is in New Zealand ahead of the game against Tonga on Friday, but has elected to proceed with a 40-man squad.

Sport Manchester United are close to finding an agreement for a Monaco star
Author: 0 Manchester United are close to finding an agreement for a Monaco star

When the long-term deal is completed, Lindelof and Bailly - the only two centre-back signings by Mourinho at United- are expected to form a central defensive partnership. He has been on worldwide duty with Sweden and was an unused substitute for Tuesday night's 1-1 draw with Scandinavian rivals Norway . Ultimately, that meant he was dribbled past on just seven occasions in Portugal's top tier last term, as attackers struggled to get the better of the young man.

Sport ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan beats South Africa via D/L method
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan beats South Africa via D/L method

On the other hand, South Africa have a fearsome top-order, led by ever- dependable Hashim Amla , who has scored runs in all formats of the game. Pakistan were 119 for three in reply after 27 overs when rain stopped play. De Villiers, struggling with a hamstring problem, added: "The hamstring is okay, felt a little tweak, but we'll check it out tomorrow (Thursday)". Pakistan Playing 11: Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed*†, Imad Wasim , ...

Author: 0 Xbox One X Announced

Soon after the Xbox One X's announcement, industry watchers criticized Microsoft's pricing decision. Another brand new feature with this console is that it has a liquid-cooled vapor chamber to keep the hardware from overheating. I am talking about 2017's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Conference, which will be held on June 13 - 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Author: 0 USMNT's Michael Bradley scores on gorgeous chip against Mexico

Take Sunday's lineup, which featured an unusual five-man backline and four players who started the night having played fewer than 50 minutes for the national team this year. Fans booed and whistled during "The Star-Spangled Banner", as usual when the team plays in Mexico , and there was an occasional T-shirt disparaging U.S.

Sport Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain
Author: 0 Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

During the 2016/17 season Diego Costa and Antonio Conte had a misunderstanding and many thought it was over, as the pair put their differences aside and won the league in fine fashion. A move to the Chinese Super League is not in Costa's plans, however, with the former Real Valladolid forward adding: "I rule out China, I have to think about my future".

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers to win title

As the gold confetti fell and a fresh gray National Basketball Association champion cap sat a tad off-kilter on his head, Kevin Durant embraced his mother Wanda. There is no such thing as a failed season, according to LeBron James after defending champions the Cleveland Cavaliers lost their National Basketball Association crown to the Golden State Warriors .

Author: 0 Our mindset will not differ in the semi final: Virat Kohli

For India , you could be tempted to ignore the top batsman market and play Virat Kohli at 6/1 to eek out significantly more value. "They are a very risky side and everyone realises that", said Kohli. India's lower middle order hasn't been used so far into the tournament but Kohli believes that the likes of Kedar Jadav and Hardik Pandya are raring to go.

Author: 0 Murray is out to make amends for past misery in US Open

Wawrinka is confident he can reverse the result of last year's semi-final here, when Murray won in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final . "I think I'm playing better than a year ago". Murray lost his cool, then fought back from 2-4 down in the decider to lead 5-4, but lost the last three games.

Author: 0 Warriors Fans Celebrate NBA Title in Streets of Oakland

This was the first time in NBA history the same two teams met in the NBA Finals for a third straight time. And throughout the Finals, it often looked as though they were listening to him. Kerr tends to save him a bit until the Warriors have lost a game or two. LeBron James has 12 points and so does Kyrie Irving for the Cavs . But nobody cared, as long as we won.

Sport India are under more pressure than us: Mashrafe Mortaza
Author: 0 India are under more pressure than us: Mashrafe Mortaza

Hopefully we'll enjoy tomorrow. India's early exit from the World Cup would be eventually attributed to this loss. Q. Does it feel maybe a grudge match because it's India, with all the history you've had with them? "See, I don't know the figures".

Sport Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono
Author: 0 Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono

Blaney took the lead from pole-sitter and Stage 1 victor Kyle Busch with nine laps remaining and fought off a hard-charging Harvick in the final laps to take the Pocono 400 . For me, it's just something I hear through one ear and it goes right through the other and just keep moving along and don't even dwell on it. "It was a tough day, but we battled hard after having to start at the back due to an engine change after Saturday's practice", said Truex.

Author: 0 Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals

However, as long as the core of Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green remain in Golden State , then their odds likely won't change. The two-time US Olympic gold medallist scored more than 30 points in each of the five games - the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 for the LA Lakers - and averaged 35.2 per game across the series.

Author: 0 Aaron Judge demolishes 495-foot homer over the Yankee Stadium bleachers

The 2017 Baltimore Orioles now sit in fourth place in the AL East division, one game above.500 and a whopping 6.5 games back of the first-place New York Yankees . "That might've been the furthest one I've ever seen", NY manager Joe Girardi said . "He's been huge for us". His Yankees were on the road, facing the Angels in Judge's home state, where he had plenty of fans waiting to cheer him on.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

But unlike last year's comeback when they took advantage of Harrison Barnes' offensive struggles, Durant answered every charge during a 39-point night and Cleveland will need to find new answers if these teams meet in a fourth straight Finals next season.

Sport Man United reach agreement to sign Benfica defender Lindelof
Author: 0 Man United reach agreement to sign Benfica defender Lindelof

Juventus have switched focus to Sevilla's Steven N'Zonzi, who they believe is easier to secure, and they are now in the process of agreeing a fee which will likely be around £30m. Now, if all goes smooth, Manchester United fans could expect the 24-year-old Morata to be announced as a United player early next week. According to WhoScored , Dream Team's ratings providers, Lindelof was by-far the highest performing young defender in the Primeira Liga last season, earning himself a ...

Sport Nashville stars have learned all about hockey
Author: 0 Nashville stars have learned all about hockey

That doesn't mean that backup Juuse Saros will start Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena after he replaced Rinne in the third period of Wednesday's Game 2 for his first career playoff appearance. SlapShot Radio has been delivering great hockey talk to the most energetic and engaged fans in radio and advertising with us drives results. He stopped 85-of-89 Rangers shots in three first-round wins and then helped the Pens tip-toe past the Capitals and Lightning before a mostly sharp ...

Author: 0 Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

Durant's decision to join the Warriors from the Oklahoma City Thunder ahead of the season was met with acrimony from fans and pundits alike. James was valiant with 41 points in a losing cause in the deciding game . They practiced it several times as heads turned in Oracle Arena to watch and listen. "That's a tough play to stop". "They're so committed to each other and unselfish", Kerr added of his players.

Author: 0 Hassan Ali becomes leading wicket-taker of Champions Trophy

Just another 10 runs were added to England's total with Hasan Ali being the pick of the bowlers as he claimed three wickets for the cost of 35. England and India were among the favourites before the tournament, but Bangladesh and Pakistan have defied expectation to reach this stage.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Ron Wyden of OR had a heated exchange during Sessions' Tuesday hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee after Wyden said Sessions was " stonewalling " in his answers. Richard Blumenthal revived calls for Sessions to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee and "answer questions he's dodging today". Sessions argued that, in the context of that hearing, "my answer was a fair and correct response to the charge as I understood it".

Author: 0 Steve Scalise, Aides Wounded in GOP Congressional Baseball Shooting

He has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Bellville, Illinois. At least five people including Scalise were hospitalized. Scalise was elected to the House of Representatives in a 2008 special election to fill the seat of Republican Bobby Jindal, who was elected governor of Louisiana in 2007.

Author: 0 Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years

OAKLAND, Calif . (AP) - In a tightly called Game 5 of the NBA Finals , it was a no-call involving Kevin Durant that helped the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Cleveland Cavaliers . James' dunk gave the Cavaliers all of the momentum. "I left everything on the floor every game ", James said after averaging a triple-double in his eighth Finals.

Sport Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title
Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title

After two comfortable home wins at Oracle Arena and a thriller in the Game 3 in Cleveland , the Warriors suffered its first loss of the post-season in Game 4 against a defiant title-holder on the ropes. Or at least that was what they did before Donald Trump took office. She felt that Smith was being unfairly hyperbolic about Durant's move to Golden State , and her honest response to Smith softened the ESPN personality.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins in Canada

More crucially, it saw Hamilton - now a six time victor in Montreal - slash his deficit in the standings to Ferrari rival Vettel to just 12 points. "It was clear with the damage we had that unless there is trouble at the front or we are extremely lucky with safety cars or whatever that it would be hard".

Sport Penguins early favorites to repeat again as Stanley Cup winners
Author: 0 Penguins early favorites to repeat again as Stanley Cup winners

He is not the most talented Penguins player of all time, but he proved this year that he is the greatest. Congrats to Pittsburgh on a well-deserved championship. This team was different, different from past year even, and not necessarily in a talent-laden way. Center Nick Bonino may also depart in free agency, leaving the Penguins with considerable holes in their bottom-six, a strength of the team's balanced lineup.

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