House ready to debate budget

Taylor's remarks come after his counterpart in the House, Dan Huberty, R-Houston, gave a passionate speech in which he said he would not accept the Senate's changes to House Bill 21 and would seek a conference committee with the Senate. More..

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RFE/RL: G7 leaders stroll through Taormina

While the summit in Japan previous year produced a 32-page agreement, the official said the text to be released Saturday will be much shorter and strategic. The meeting comes as after senior United Kingdom ...More..

91 killed, 110 missing in Sri Lankan floods, mudslides
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

91 killed, 110 missing in Sri Lankan floods, mudslides

An administration official said Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was scheduled to return to Colombo Friday night after a two-day state visit to Australia and plans to hold an emergency meeting with e...More..

Spanberger, Arkansas too much for Auburn
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Spanberger, Arkansas too much for Auburn

When Cronin entered the game in the middle of the third, Taccolini had already put two men on via walks, but the freshman was able to strike out the Jonah Todd, Daniel Robert, and Dylan Ingram, the top of Aubu...More..

Troopers give warning for drivers as Memorial Day travel period begins
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Troopers give warning for drivers as Memorial Day travel period begins

The Georgia Department of Public Safety encourages residents to wear seat belts, get designated drivers, and follow the speed limits. "Buckle up", said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. Yes folks, Click it or Ticket...More..

President Trump's Budget Is Pro-Taxpayers, Pro-Jobs, Pro-Growth
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

President Trump's Budget Is Pro-Taxpayers, Pro-Jobs, Pro-Growth

The fiscal 2018 budget proposal , released by the White House on Tuesday, would cut the DOT's discretionary budget by almost 13 percent , to $16.2 billion. Trump's entire document is based on an unreal esti...More..

Simpson's 2 HRs lead Oklahoma St past West Virginia 8-4
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Simpson's 2 HRs lead Oklahoma St past West Virginia 8-4

Thanks to catcher Colin Simpson, who has been on a tear and went 4-for-5 in the win with two home runs, a two-run shot to right-center field in the first inning and then a three-run home run that kept carrying ...More..

Super Eagles hold Corsica to draw in friendly match
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Super Eagles hold Corsica to draw in friendly match

Corsica got their goal early in the game from a penalty after Ebuehi handled the ball in the box. The friendly had been organised to prepare the Super Eagles of Nigeria for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations...More..

Top goal is universal health care — New WHO chief
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Top goal is universal health care — New WHO chief

Tedros said he was still hopeful he could convince the USA authorities to maintain their level of funding. The WHO , as was the case during the elimination round in January, did not release the final breakdo...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

United States plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

The American interceptor has a spotty track record, succeeding in nine of 17 attempts since 1999. After a recent successful missile test, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the USA mainland was in "sighting...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Iran's Rouhani denounces US' Middle East ignorance

Qassemi added Iran is a country which promotes the values of peace and "the creation of a world opposed to violence and extremism". "The U.S. leaders should know that whenever we need a missile test because o...More..

City pools to open after Memorial Day
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

City pools to open after Memorial Day

Southwest Memorial Pool will be open for public swimming noon to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. Currents Aquatics Center will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Night sw...More..

United Kingdom police arrest three in connection to Manchester arena attack
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

United Kingdom police arrest three in connection to Manchester arena attack

On Wednesday Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said 64 people are being treated, with 20 in critical care in hospital. French interior minister Gerard Collomb says Abedi is believed to h...More..

New health care bill leaves 51 million uninsured in 2026, report says
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

New health care bill leaves 51 million uninsured in 2026, report says

The bill, which now goes to the Senate for a final vote, makes changes to the Kansas Women's Right to Know Act, which mandates that women be provided certain information about abortion, including alternativ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Watch Trump strut his stuff into prime position

Donald Trump's first trip overseas as president has already taken him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, the West Bank of the Palestinian territories, the Vatican before arriving in Brussels . Ms Merkel, who stood em...More..

2 toddlers found dead in hot auto in North Texas
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

2 toddlers found dead in hot auto in North Texas

Arriving deputies found Malone lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his lower abdomen, according to the sheriff's office. A witness reported seeing a man flee the scene toward a wooded area. Both child...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Corbyn criticised for speech linking overseas military action to United Kingdom terrorism

After the two -day suspension of hustings due to the Manchester attack, electioneering restarted today with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn making the war on terror the key talking point. In recognition of pu...More..

Ethiopia's Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ethiopia's Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief

Tedros, as he is widely known, told health ministers at the WHO's annual assembly after his election: "All roads lead to universal coverage". The former minister of health of Ethiopia beat two other final...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Melania and Ivanka Wore Veils at the Vatican

WASHINGTON (AP ) — To cover up or not to cover up? After Trump's private meeting with the Pope, Melania and others were invited to join the pair in the papal library. People are scratching their heads, a...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel

During a meeting of world leaders at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , the U.S. president appeared to be eager to greet his French counterpart, however, Mr Macron made a bee-line for ...More..

Trump Faces G7 Squeeze On Climate Change, Trade At Sicily Summit
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump Faces G7 Squeeze On Climate Change, Trade At Sicily Summit

British Prime Minister May said talks on climate issues had been intense, with Britain working to uphold the Paris agreements, but indicated that there was still no agreement with the United States on the...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Campaigning to resume in UK General Election

Mr Corbyn stressed that the link between foreign policy and terrorism "in no way reduces the guilt of those who attack our children", but Mr Johnson said such comments were "inexplicable in this week of all wee...More..

Trump a 'complete disaster' so far, John Boehner says
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump a 'complete disaster' so far, John Boehner says

Boehner says he's been friends with Trump for 15 years, but still has a hard time envisioning him as president. Boehner also supported efforts to "get to the bottom" of any potential interactions between Trum...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Excessive caffeine intake causes death of SC teen

The incident prompted Watts and Davis' father, Sean Cripe , to warn other kids about the danger of consuming too much caffeine , a seemingly harmless substance present in a range of food products and bevera...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Internet reacts to Melania Trump's hand gesture

The video of the rebuff in Israel , posted to Twitter by user @raggapegs, has garnered more than 11,000 retweets and 17,000 favorites since it was posted around 6:15 a.m. According to Israeli publication Haare...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Turkey summons US Ambassador over clash during Erdogan's US visit

Eleven people, including a police officer, were injured during the melee. Turkey has blamed the violence on demonstrators, accusing them of links to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) - which both Ankara ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump pushes NATO leader aside to get to front of the group

Trump said that 23 of 28 member nations do not pay what they should for their defense and pointed out that the USA has spent more than all other member nations combined over the last eight years. May said she...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Gianforte apologizes during victory speech to reporter he allegedly body-slammed

Both Pence and presidential son Eric Trump also hopped onstage at Gianforte's campaign events. "That's not the person I am and that's not the way I'll lead this state", he said. Republican National Committee ...More..

Jurgen Klopp reveals key Liverpool transfer update as big-spending summer ahead
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Jurgen Klopp reveals key Liverpool transfer update as big-spending summer ahead

The Brazilian enjoyed his best season at Anfield since arriving from Inter in January 2013, scoring 13 Premier League goals and registering seven assists. Across the next week, there will be a number of awa...More..

Can't sleep at night? Climate change may be the culprit
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Can't sleep at night? Climate change may be the culprit

To put that in perspective: If we had a single month of nightly temperatures averaging 1 degree Celsius higher than normal, that is equivalent to 9 million more nights of insufficient sleep in a month across th...More..