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Domestic violence suspect shoots Florida cop and takes four children hostage

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A domestic violence suspect shot an Orlando police officer and took four children hostage.

The gunman is holding the children — ages 12, 10, 7 and 1 — hostage inside an apartment as police attempt to negotiate an end to the armed standoff, reported WESH-TV.

Police responded to the domestic violence call late Sunday near Universal Orlando, and the suspect shot and wounded an officer, who underwent surgery for serious injuries but is expected to survive.

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Officers evacuated other residents of the Westbrook Apartments complex shortly before midnight.

It’s not clear whether the gunman or children have been injured in the standoff.

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SNL mocks boring impeachment hearings with overly dramatic version featuring Jon Hamm as a feisty Bill Taylor

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Saturday Night Live kicked off the latest episode with an overly dramatic impeachment hearing to placate media critics who whined the proceedings have been too boring.

To jazz things up, former Mad Men star Jon Hamm turned in a cameo as Ambassador Bill Taylor.

Modeled after both soap operas and telenovelas, the segment was full of flash close-ups, stunning revelations, confessions of amnesia, and over-the-top mugging for the camera as SNL regular Pete Davidson showed up as Michael Avenatti,

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Louisiana Democrat re-elected governor — despite Trump’s rallies for the Republican candidate

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The Associated Press has called the Lousiana's governor's race for incumbent Democrat John Bel Edwards.

Edwards triumphed over Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, who called to concede.

The outcome is another major political loss for President Donald Trump, who had held multiple campaign rallies for Rispone.

During his most recent rally, Trump begged the crowd to give him a "big win" in the election.

Eddie Rispone has conceded the #lagov race to Gov. John Bel Edwards, giving the Democrat four more years in ruby red Louisiana despite Trump’s best efforts to flip the seat. Edwards camp says Rispone called minutes ago to concede. #lagov #lalege

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Press secretary says it is ‘dangerous for the country’ to question whether she is putting out honest info

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Press secretary Stephanie Grisham on Saturday argued it was "dangerous for the country" for anyone to challenge the veracity of her claims.

Grisham made her argument after President Donald Trump went to Walter Reed Hospital for an unannounced doctor's visit, resulting in a great deal of speculation.

Following the visit, Grisham claimed Trump was "healthy" and "without complaints" -- a claim many found unlikely as the president has spent a good deal of time as president airing his many grievances.

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