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Airforce Veteran sets himself on fire to protest the Department of Veterans Affairs

The man was taken in critical condition to Grady Memorial Hospital with burns on 85 to 90 percent of his body. He was later identified as 58-year-old, John Michael Watts.

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Orlando Standoff ends with police finding the suspect and four children dead.

The officer that was wounded during the initial contact with Lindsey, has been identified as Officer Kevin Valencia. Valencia taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery. He is reported to be in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

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Police Stand Off: Orlando Police Officer Shot, Convicted Felon takes 4 Children as Hostages

During the new conference Chief Mina stoically answered questions during his briefing. “We’ve been through this before. It’s hard. It’s very traumatic when your officer is shot in the line of duty.  But they still have a job to do and that they are focused on a peaceful resolution to the standoff.”

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Supreme Court permits full enforcement of Trump travel ban

The decision to let the ban go into effect was overwhelmingly approved 7 to 2. Two of the nine-member Justices said that they would have left the lower court orders in place. The two Liberal Justices that ruled against the ban were Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor.