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her system before she died. it's impossible to tell if drugs contributed to the cardiac arrest. her brother, todd fisher, said it's no surprise that drugs may have been a factor in her death. thanks for joining us. here's sz. >> shepard: it's noon on the west coast. 8:00 p.m. in london. witnesses say the driver shouted about wanting to kill muslims. now the investigation. and the religious leader that stepped forward to save the suspect from mob justice. >> we managed to surround him and to protect him from any harm. >> plus, another attack today. this time in france. the driver targeting paris police. now we're hearing what investigators say the attacker was hiding in his car. also, russia warning that from now on american jets in the air over parts of syria will be treated as potential targets. after a u.s. jet shut down a
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syrian war plane. now the russians are threatening more conflicts to come. let's get to it. >> shepard: first from the fox news deck, two new attacks in europe involving suspecting using vehicles as weapons. the most recent in paris. investigators say a driver rammed into a police van. look at this video. it shows the thick yellow smoke pouring from what appears to be the suspect's vehicle. the french attacker was badly burned and died at the scene. a spokesman for the interior ministry says there was a gas canister in the suspect's vehicle along with an ak-47 rifle. the associated press reports he had a handgun. an image on the man's body on ground after the attack. much more on this suspect in just a moment. this comes nearly two months after a gunman shot and killed a
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police officer and injured two others. the islamic state claimed responsibility for that attack. but nobody has claimed responsibility for today's. and there's no word of a motive. it happened just hours after police across the river in london say a driver in a van plowed into muslims outside a mosque injuring at least nine people. investigators say one man died on scene. but somebody was giving him first aid before the attack and it's unclear what happened. or what killed him, i should say. it happened overnight as worshippers were leaving prayers during the holy month of ramadan. witnesses say the man was speeding when he rammed into the crowd and that worshippers pinned down the suspect. they also say the driver shouted "i'm going to kill muslims" and was taunting the crowd. he said "i'd do it again, i'd do it again." the video shows the man being beat on the ground. but an iman said he tried to
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protect the suspect until the cops got there. >> we found a group of people quickly starting to collect around him, around the assailant and some tried to hit him, kick or punches. but we managed to surround him and to protect him from any harm. we stopped -- we stopped all forms of attack and abuse towards him that was coming from every angle. >> shepard: word from police, he was not injured. police say they're investigating today's attack as an act of terror. it's but the latest in a series of recent attacks in london including a suspect that plowed into people along the london bridge. our chief intelligence correspondent, catherine herridge on this story. what are we learning about the attack? >> the more we learn, the more we understand how an attack could be worse. french police were the target of the 31-year-old suspect who was known to the french intelligence
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services and under surveillance. this is known as the carter file. this designation applies to individuals who are considered a serious threat to national security and is considered the highest level of warning. home grown terrorism it applies to suspect that are directly connected to isis or al-quaida radicals and followers of their websites. isis propaganda has encouraged strikes against the west during ramadan. isis has taken suicide attacks in the mainstream for these terror groups, something al-quaida never accomplished under osama bin laden, shep. >> shepard: what are you learning about the attack in london? >> let's talk about the location. this is in finsbury. the site of previous vehicle attacks on the london bridge. the westminster bridge in march the brush security forces have a ring of steel around the city.
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the attack center is concerning for that reason alone as well as the religious component. >> this was quite clearly an attack on muslims who look like they were probably muslim and they were coming from a prayer meeting. we treat this as a terrorist attack, and we in the met are as shocked as anybody in this local community or across the country at what has happened. >> a thousand worshippers attend the mosque in finsbury every friday. the finsbury park was notorious with a spiritual leader and egyptian hate teacher that was linked to multiple plots, including december 2001 plot to bring down a jet by the so-called shoe bomber, richard reed. the explosives were packed in his sneaker and failed to go off
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because the detonator malfunctioned. a 2003 plot to use ricin was linked to him. and the mosque has done a lot in the last decade to turn around its image. >> shepard: it has. let's bring in a cia military analyst, tara muller. thanks as always. >> thanks for having me. >> shepard: reading a lot about this mosque. it was a problem place associated with problem people and was on the wrong side of where you want to be. that said, in recent years, it has become a very tolerant place from everything you read. a lot of political candidates have gone there. in addition, they helped out a lot of people after this fire last week. sounds like the kind of people you want on the side of the good guys, not alienating. >> you're right. this mosque is an example of transformation, from a mosque that had extremist ties to a mosque that was transformed. we see that in the heroism of
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the individuals that took down the attacker. it's interesting to note the horrific attacks, both happening within 24 hours of paris and london. on the surface, seeming similar and there were vehicle attacks. shows the many shades of terrorism. on one case, we have a man targeting muslims. in the other case, ties to isis. so you're seeing the london attacks sort of retaliation for these isis inspired attacks, which i'm assuming the paris one may have been. >> shepard: what has your level of concern been prior to now, that people of, you know, questionable mental faculties would begin a tit for tat on this thing. >> it's very troubling. you can see cycles of violence escalate in a tit for tat manner. it causes escalation in the violence. it's important in the aftermath
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of these attacks that there's call for tolerance and that you see the individuals coming out and speaking about the unacceptable nature of the attacks regardless of who the victims are and regardless of who is carrying them out. they're all terrorism. terrorism taking difference forms. >> shepard: what are we supposed to do? a long list of these things. what are we supposed to do? >> what you're supposed to do is different across different cases. there's general guidelines. we cannot start cars or people getting into cars around doing this. so the attention needs to be focused on the individual displaying warning signs. one of the individuals in paris was on law enforcement's radar. so spotting the signs and spreading the radicalization of these home-grown individuals in the first place, preventing the distribution of the contents that may or may not be inspiring them online to carry out the attacks. preventing this mosque with a very tolerant place, but preventing -- there are extremist leaders online spewing
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out hatred and calls for violence. preventing those and having individuals like we saw call out and condemn those type of services. so it's very important to focus on that and law enforcement and first responders training to -- if the attacks are in motion, quell them before they wreak more havoc. >> shepard: thanks, tara. >> thanks again. >> shepard: one of president trump's attorneys says the president is not under investigation and then says he is under investigation after the president said i'm being investigated for the firing of the fbi director. now the president's legal team is on the defensive, trying to explain what he meant. we'll explain why none of that part matters at all. that's coming up. it's just a burst pipe, i could fix it. (laugh) no.
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>> shepard: the russia investigation and the battle for
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the narrative that for investigative purposes doesn't matter. clearly it matters to the president. here's what happened. president trump confirmed in a tweet that he is under investigation as part of the russia election interference probe. then one of his personal lawyers made the rounds on television saying the president did not confirm that he was under investigation. now while trying to make his case that the president didn't confirm what he did confirm, the lawyer confirmed. sounds confusing but it's really not. we'll play it for you. you may recognize the lawyer. he's been a frequent guest here. yesterday he was on with chris wallace on "fox news sunday." >> now he's being investigated by the department of justice for taking the action that the attorney general and deputy attorney general recommended him to take by the agency who recommended the termination. >> shepard: he's being investigated, like the president
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treated. the lawyer said the president is not under investigation and, well, mixed it up with chris. >> let me be crystal clear. we have not received, nor are we aware of any investigation of the president of the united states. >> you just said two times that he's being investigated. >> no. the context of the tweet -- i gave you the legal theory of how the constitution works. if the president was being investigated, he would be investigated for taking action that an agency told him to take. that is protected under the constitution as his article 1 power. i appreciate you trying to rephrase it. >> no, i didn't rephrase it. jay, this tape will speak for itself. you said he's being investigated. >> shepard: and he did twice. here's the tweet to which the lawyer was referring. president trump tweeted on friday, i'm being investigated for firing the fbi director by the man that told me to fire the
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fbi director witch hunt. the president was obviously referring to rod rosenstein who appointed robert mueller. sekulow it was in response to a leaking "washington post" story which was to report an investigation over possible obstruction. remember, none of this matters. the fact are these. there's an investigation of russian interference in the election. if you want to know if the president is under investigation, he can ask and nothing will change. the chief white house correspondent, john roberts, live at the white house. that was a weekend of things and more things this morning. >> it started out friday. i was told by a member of the president's team when he tweeted
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he's under investigation by the man that recommended that he fire the fbi director. he was merely being sarcastic pointing at the "washington post." we didn't learn anymore from the white house, the sean spicer off-camera gaggle about this, because any time the white house have asked about that, think say that's the president's outside counsel that will respond to that. so that's why we heard s sekulow talking about that. they believe the president is not under investigation. they haven't been informed of any invest. even if he were under investigation, he didn't do anything wrong. he did something that the guy that was in charge of mueller's investigation recommended he do before he fired james comey. so we're going around in a circle here, shep. the only person that knows what is going on would be robert mueller and that he would probably inform his boss, rod
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rosenstein what was going on. one thing to take from the tweet, if the president is under investigation, that maybe he's not too happy with his deputy attorney general. so i asked the question of sean spicer earlier today, does the president still have confidence in the deputy attorney general, rod rosenstein to which i was told the president has confidence in every member of his administration, including rod rosenstein and sean spicer said yes, every member of his administration. but that's subject to change, shep. >> shepard: and there's no video of that. can you explain why there's no void yes -- video? >> because there was too much being said from the podium and not enough focused on at the proper times according to the president. we're seeing the press secretary dialling back in the number of on-camera briefings that he's having. he's not going to do as many as he did before. we'll see sarah huckabee sanders in the position more often than
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the past. i remember having a conversation with spicer in the first few days after he took off. he said there was no reason to have a briefing every day. it's not like this is something new. they've been planning it. >> shepard: that's clear. you confirmed that jared kushner is considering a legal team of his own? >> the reason why, his current attorney, the deputy attorney general, she had rod rosenstein's position during the clinton administration a few years. she's a partner at wilmer hale. so in a statement -- >> not to say that he's not going to continue with jamie, but he's going to make a measured determination as to whether or not he should. jared kushner, by the way, is off to the middle east on wednesday.
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he's going to be going to jerusalem to talk with the israeli prime minister. and then going to ramallah to talk with mahmoud abbas. they think there's an opportunity to push the peace process forward. so he will work on that. jason greenblack, the president's chief international negotiators is already on his way to israel. >> shepard: one other matter the president mentioned, about whether there were recordings in the white house. any update on that? >> yeah. he said he will get something to us soon. we were told by sean spicer that we could learn what he has to say by the end of the week. the president promised us we would be disappointed. waiting to see, shep. welcome back. >> shepard: thanks very much. john roberts still on the north lawn. whether under investigation or not, our next guest says the president's tweet was a bit bizarre. we he says investigators may not have to prove collusion at all to do real damage to the trump
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white house. that's coming up.
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>> shepard: more on president trump's lawyers denying the president is under investigation for obstruction of justice apartment the president himself tweeted he's under investigation. his lawyer said he was just responding to news reports. the white house press secretary, sean spicer, was asked if the president still has confidence in the deputy attorney general. the president said he has confidence in everybody that serves in his administration, as you heard john roberts say. and josh gerstein. clearly jay sekulow was sent out
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to do this. they had the narrative. why would that do this? >> it's a little baffling, shep. seems like the president's directive himself to simply have people out there, particularly on cable tv, which we know the president consumes a lot of, putting up a good fight for him and insisting their talking points are that he's not under investigation and he will slam them home as far as they can. even though how the white house would know what the contours of bob mueller's relatively new investigation is or are in this context is pretty hard to understand. >> it doesn't really matter from an investigative standpoint, be it criminal or congressional. would matter in politics and then to the base that you already have, right? >> right. and that goes to the collusion issue that you mentioned earlier. might possibly be the case that in the end, there's no evidence of collusion, even some
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democrats have said they don't think any hard evidence of that has merged. there's many other crimes and mistakes one can commit on the road to that conclusion that could be very troublesome. there's the old phrase, it's often the cover-up, not the crime. so i don't see how it excuses anything that might have gone on to say that there was nothing really underlying all of this at the beginning. >> shepard: there were a lot of things that the white house wanted to be discussed this week. instead, it's all here. i've been watching and reading. this is what it's all about. something that doesn't matter from an investigative standpoint at all. whatever this week it's supposed to be, it's not that. >> that's right. it seems like this has happened week after week from this white house. especially when they decide to engage on these issues. i've seen a number of people out on the sunday shows over the weekend. they basically had no one laying out the administration's positive agenda because the folks realized they would be hit
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with a barrage of questions about the russian investigation and the president's tweets and the secretary of commerce was not necessarily the best person to respond to those. but really no question that the narrative is being sort of formed in a channel here that is not to the white house's benefit. >> shepard: to date, we had the president of panama in here. he talked about how well the panama canal is working out. it's 100 years old. and then we find out jared kushner is going to go over there, week on middle east peace. are those their agenda items that they want us talking about? are you clear on that? >> shepard: supposed to be broader than that. they have these technology executives in, trying to jump start a process there. they got derailed when some people jumped off the advisory panel. we have the justice department people talking about this being crime week, which maybe is not something the white house wants to be talking about when there's talk of the criminal
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investigations underway at the justice department. a bit of a muddle which of those things the white house would like us to discuss. we know whatever it is, it doesn't seem to be happening at the moment. >> shepard: thanks, josh. good to see you. >> see you. >> shepard: the russian government is making specific threats against the united states military after american commanders shot down a syrian war plane in the skies over that war zone. so what now? now the chairman of the joint chiefs answers questions. could the russian military shoot down u.s. forces? we're live at the pentagon with a very complicated situation that just ramped up a notch. plus starting tonight, the democrats say they will start to block all senate work as a protest over how the republicans are handling the healthcare bill talks. have you seen the healthcare bill? have you read it? nobody has. 12 men. coming up, mike emanuel explains
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>> i'm lea gabrielle with the fox report and more of the headlines. five people are dead after a terror attack on a luxury resort. that is the latest from investigators outside the capitol of mali in west africa. they say terrorists stormed the resort yesterday, opening fire on people at swimming pools. officials say security forces killed all the attackers. heavy fighting in mosul after the u.s.-backed iraqi forces launch an assault on the old city. the iraqis say the historic district is the islamic state's last strong hold in the city. and carrie fisher had cocaine, ecstasy and heroin in her system when she got sick on a flight days before she died. that from a newly-released autopsy report. investigators say they're not
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>> shepard: russian defense officials have sort of ratcheted up the rhetoric and the tension with the united states. here's what the defense officials now say. american jets over parts of syria are now aerial targets. they stopped short of saying they'll shoot them down. they said they'll consider planes flying west of the euphrates river to be targets. the reason? because a u.s. jet shot down another syrian aircraft. the first time since 1999. a serbian plane over kosovo. officials say the jet dropped
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bombs near u.s. forces. because of the new warning, neither the united states or anybody else will take any action to threaten russian aircraft. today a pentagon spokesman fired back said that we don't seek conflict with any party in syria other than isis, but we will not hesitate to defend ourselves or our partners if threatened. here we go. the next level rhetorically. jennifer griffin has some explaining. hello, jen. >> hi, shepard. it looks like the u.s. is inching its way to a proxy war with russian and iran. the russians have threatened before. the hotline was still operational as of this morning. >> i'm confidence that we are still communicating between our operations center and the
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russian federation operation center and i'm confident that our forces have the capability to take care of themselves. >> general dunford said that will work to deescalate the situation. remember, u.s. war planes rarely fly west of the euphrates. >> shepard: and iran fired missiles, too? >> that's right. not to be outdone, the iranian national guard shot six missiles, not far from where the u.s. forces are moving in on the terrorist bases. the u.s. was given no warning from the iranians. they claim it was retaliation from two attacks on parliament. >> tehran is not london or paris. it was a small action we carried out. if they make a mistake, deadlier
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strikes will be blown for them. >> earlier this month, the u.s. shot down an iranian drone in syria. this is the fourth time in a month the u.s. military has fired on pro syrian forces. >> shepard: thanks. let's go to michael o'hanlan. good to see you. >> good to be on, shep. >> shepard: the rhetoric here, i'm not sure what has happened. but the rhetoric is at a new level. >> yeah, that's right. as you know, there's been previous experiences and events that have similarly engaged some bad back and forth between moscow and washington, for example. the cruise missile strike of april led to the same kind of temporary warnings about not to come near, not to do this again, not to violate parts of western syria and airspace. russian made those kinds of comments before. we sort of inched our way back.
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as jennifer pointed out, we don't necessarily fly in the west anyway. but as i understand, things after that, cruise missile strikes. we've had this before. turkey and russia had this a year ago when the turkish military shot down a russian aircraft over their airspace. so when people are jostling, these are dangers that recur and probably will continue to do so. if competition is the right word, is the big competition russia or is it others? >> a great question. you're right to put some asterisks or some quotation marks around the word "competition." we don't know what we want except to defeat isis. the pentagon spokesperson said the only enemy isis. that's not quite right. al-quaida has an affiliate in syria. presumably they're our enemy there. just defeating isis won't end a
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civil war. i'm not going to take away future homes. so we need a bigger strategy that has to be consistent with must of what russia wants to end the civil war in syria. otherwise, a tactical defeat of isis may not to amount much in the longer term. we have a lot of thinking left to do. >> shepard: explain for our viewers why any solution to the eight year-long civil war in syria has to provide what the russians want? >> good question. i think -- for example, to the northwest of the country, in this area around italy, that's where the al-quaida affiliate is holed up. that's where a number of russia-friendly groups and the more moderate opposition that we like, are all sort of in one space. what will happen next? is assad going to attack them, trying to defeat them? is al-quaida going to try to co-op the moderate insurgents that we work with? there's no way to tell what will
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happen there. i think russia -- if they're upset about what we're doing in the eastern part, imagine as we get close to their bases in the west. so that's the kind of place where i think we need some kind of a concept of how we're going to cooperate. especially because syria is not worth super power war. we don't want to get to the point that we're shooting at russian airplanes. they don't want to shoot at us. we need some way to reconcile our most important objectives. that's why i say since there's no driving russia out and it's not worth the price to do so, we'll have to find some way at least to, you know, split our differences down the middle. >> shepard: thanks, michael. >> thank you, shepard. >> shepard: democratic lawmakers are preparing to grind all business in the united states senate to a halt. making it a challenge to get routine things done. that's the word from a senior democratic aide that tells fox news that democrats are trying to stop the gop from scrapping
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the affordable healthcare act and forcing them to be more transparent in this process. even though they control the house, the senate and gop lawmakers have struggled to pass healthcare reform, tax reform or anything else. the clock is running out before congress goes on vacation for a month and some are calling to cancel the vacation? mike emanuel with the news on capitol hill. the senate majority leader has said he wanted a vote on healthcare before they go away july 4. >> melissa: that's true, shep. so as you mentioned, the senate democrats are beginning to mobilize. the senior democratic aide say the democrats will object to all unanimous consent requests, slowing down everything and the trivial stuff. they're going to take other tactics to try to grind the senate to a halt. they're trying to force republicans to defend healthcare on the senate floor.
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bottom line, republicans are saying they're still going to tray to get it done. >> i'm confident and committed to getting this to the floor and i'm working hard to make sure we get the votes to pass it. we need 50 with the vice president making the tie. if you say we are we doing this? it's because premiums have exploded, doubled in the last four years. choices have gotten less. we're focused on protecting people with pre-existing conditions. >> there's plenty of changes that we need to make to the affordable care act like bringing the prices of prescription drugs done but doing this behind closed doors is not what we did with the affordable care act. >> pressure building as the deadline of the fourth of july holiday for a vote. shep? >> shepard: and there's paul ryan, the speaker of the house, set to have a tax reform speech tomorrow, right? >> that's right. a tax reform speech. it's being billed as a major policy address. house speaker paul ryan wanted to do tax reform for many years. so he's going to lay out his vision tomorrow before the national association of
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manufacturers. this is some of his rank and file members are tired of waiting around for the senate. >> i have the frustration, too. it's hard in the house, especially, to take vote after vote after vote and have the senate do nothing and then have the entirety of congress be, you know, blamed for it. >> the house and senate are not totally in sync on tax reform but ryan is getting out there to sell it. >> shepard: mike emanuel on capitol hill. thank you. a lot more than money on the line in the most expensive house race ever. voters are about to decide in a contest that could be really big test for the president. a possible sign of what to expect come mid-term elections. also, if you've been registered to vote in the last decade a good chance your personal information is out in the public. that's according to a cyber security team. it is a massive leak that could leave millions and millions of americans exposed. we'll have details on that for you next. okay. got it.
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>> shepard: big election coming in georgia tomorrow. the analysts say it could be a very big test of president trump's support ahead of the 2018 mid terms. the democrat in this case is john ossef and the republican is karen handle. newt gingrich had it at one point. right now all indications are that this race is very tight and also become the most expensive house race of any house race in the history of the united states. get this, campaigns and outside groups have spent more than $50 million in just the past six months. president trump has weighed in on twitter. the democrats want to stop
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healthcare and tax reform. vote now for karen h. so why is this particular race considered by democrats and republicans a real test? it's a more affluent and educated area in georgia. the kind of place democrats think they might make some inroads. the kind of place republicans are vowing to stop any democratic gains. it will be a big day. jonathan serrie is live today. jonathan? >> hi, shep. at this point the race is a coin toss. polls are showing two candidates neck and neck, which is remarkable when you consider the democrats are competing in a district that historically favors establishment republicans. listen. >> this is the type of district that they hope they can win to retake the house in 2018. there's 24 seats they need to win. a lot of them are these fast-changing suburban districts that republicans have long held. >> more than 140,000 voters have already cast early ballots. that's more than twice the amount of early voters in the
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april primary. quite remarkable for a special election. both candidates trying to generate enthusiasm, calling on big names with solid georgia ties. tom price held the district 6 seat before he was named president trump's health and human services secretary and campaigning for handel. john lewis has been stumping for ossoff. ossoff says he will go to washington to work to cut government waste. handel is appealing to her republican base and trying to tie her opponent to nancy and other california liberals. shep? >> jonathan serrie with a preview today. coverage on fox news. some 198 million people exposed in what appears to be the largest ever leak of american voting records. if you've been registered to vote in the last decade or so, if you moved or whatever,
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probably affected you. that's according to the cyber security team upguard. it's a report that an analytics company was storing information on what turned out to be an unsecureded computer server. the information includes home addresses, birthdays, phone numbers and whether they're republicans or democrats. the company that owns the data is called deep root analytics. in a statement to the tech website, an associate row that his company is taking responsibility. they put protocols in place to prevent further access. in other words, the server is now on lockdown. how many people have already downloaded our details? right now analysts say there's no way to be sure and really nothing you can do about it. so have a nice day back. we're learning now details about
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>> shepard: it took but four minutes for police officers to take down the gunman that shot a congressman and others at a gop baseball practice. four minutes. that's the word just outside of washington. the police department praised the bravery of the officers along with the two capitol hill police officers wounded while protecting congressman steve scalise. doctors say the congressman's condition has improved from critical to serious. he's had several surgeries. the doctors say he's now awake speaking with family and watching baseball on tv.
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the lsu tigers baseball in the college world series. he's a tiger fan. ellison barber live with more. ellison? >> good afternoon, shep. so the alexandria police chief says three of his officers arrived on the scene in separate cruisers and immediately began engaging with the suspects. the first officer to arrive on scene is named officer kevin jobes. shortly after that, officer alexander jenson arrived and officer nicole spataglia arrived. here's what he had to say about the exchange. >> officer battaglia was probably taking fire as she arrived, maybe before. certainly while she was running to the firefight. she was pinned down by the fire and took safety and refuge by parks cars.
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law enforcement over time has taken a number of hits during the time i've been here. some warranted, some not. this on the 14th of june and this city worked because not only law enforcement but the public safety team worked together. >> the police chief says jensen and jobe shot at the suspect. battaglia took fire. the police chief says because of it, others moved forward and ultimately stopped the suspect. two capital police officers were already there before the 911 call came in because they're part of representative steve scalise's security detail. the very first call came in at 7:08 a.m. and came from a resident that lived near the park. police said there were there within minutes and had the shooter down at 4 minutes and 38 seconds. fox news has reported on what we
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learned, the shooter had a list of the congressmen at the time. we asked the police chief about the list. he wouldn't comment. he said that's part of the investigation and the investigation is now in the hands of the fbi. shep? >> ellison barber, live for us. thank you. senators overcam powerful resistance and passed a historic piece of legislation. powerful. it happened on this day in history. remember our special night? abdominal pain... ...and diarrhea. but it's my anniversary. aw. sorry. we've got other plans. your recurring, unpredictable abdominal pain and diarrhea... ...may be irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, or ibs-d. you've tried over-the-counter treatments and lifestyle changes, but ibs-d can be really frustrating. talk to your doctor about viberzi,... ...a different way to treat ibs-d. viberzi is a prescription medication you take every day that helps proactively manage... ...both abdominal pain and diarrhea at the same time. so you stay ahead of your symptoms.
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>> on this day in 1964, the senate passed the civil rights act. half a less a year after the martin luther king i have a dream speech. the bill outlawed segregation in public places. supporters eventually won out. martin luther king jr. watched as president lyndon johnson signed the bill into law after the country tike a giant step
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towards racial equality 53 years ago today. should news break out, we'll break in. great day on the dow. even better on the nasdaq. 1.5%. cavuto will have details starting right now. >> tensions escalating after the u.s. shoots down a syrian fighter jet targeting u.s.-backed forces. now russia is saying they're going to target us! welcome. i'm trish reagan in for neil cavuto. russian forces say they will treat u.s. planes as targets after a syrian jet was shot down. let's go to kristin fisher with more. >> to give you how big an ideal this is, the last time the u.s. shot down a war plane was almost 20 years ago in air-