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Senator Joe Manchin cracked Senator Claire McCaskill´s rib while giving her the Heimlich maneuver after she almost choked to death last week

Associated Press, by Staff Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 41 2018 04:41:04 GMT US Sen. Joe Manchin cracked the rib of US Sen. Claire McCaskill while performing the Heimlich maneuver on the fellow Democrat when she began choking. A spokesman for Manchin tells the St. Louis Post’Dispatch that McCaskill began choking during a luncheon for Senate Democrats on Thursday. Manchin used the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the blockage in McCaskill´s throat, but he cracked a rib in the process. (Photo) McCaskill addressed Democrats at the annual Truman Dinner in St. Louis on Saturday. She said she would not be hugging people when she appeared late last week at an NAACP dinner in St.

Supreme Court gives Texas partial victory in gerrymandering case, state must redraw one district

Houston Chronicle (TX), by Kevin Diaz Posted By: JoniTx- Mon, 25 43 2018 04:43:50 GMT WASHINGTON’ The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Republican’led Legislature in Texas improperly used race to draw a predominantly Latino House district in Fort Worth, but turned back a lower court ruling that blocked the state from using other legislative and congressional district boundaries under challenge for allegedly diluting the voting power of black and Latino voters. The mixed 5’4 decision written by Justice Samuel Alito leaves in place much of Texas’ political map for the 2018 midterm elections, upholding ‘ for now ‘ political boundaries that have been under court review for nearly a decade. Ruling on House

The Latest: Cop helping people flee wildfire loses home

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 9:00 a.m.

NEW POLL: Ted Cruz leads by 5 points over O’Rourke, but there’s something important you should know about this poll….

A new poll has Ted Cruz leading Beto O’Rourke by only 5 points, which may seem a little smaller of a gap than you expected. Via the Texas Tribune: Republican Ted Cruz leads Democrat Beto . . .

Is ‘pregnancy brain’ real?

If you’ve ever found yourself at a real loss for words while pregnant, or you feel like you just keep forgetting to book appointments during those nine months of expecting, you’re not the only one.

Buzz Aldrin sues over control of his estate, space artifacts

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin has filed a lawsuit against two of his children, his former manager and family foundation, alleging fraud and seeking to regain control over his estate, including his space memorabilia and artifacts, as well as “all elem…

World War II intelligence officer gets congressional medal

By HOLLY RAMER Source:: Fox News National

World War II intelligence officer gets congressional medal

A 98-year-old Army veteran who served behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany during World War II has been given the highest congressional honor.

Cynthia Nixon Congratulates Transgender Son On Graduation

The “Sex and the City” alum and gubernatorial candidate saluted 21-year-old son Seph on Trans Day of Action.

Lincoln Foundation’s Marilyn Monroe dress sells for $50,000

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation’s unusual ownership of a black dress once belonging to movie star Marilyn Monroe is ending as it sold over the weekend for $50,000.