Trump arrives in Israel, feels 'peace throughout Middle East'

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross praised the lack of protesters during President Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia , apparently unaware that Saudi protesters may be jailed or killed by their government. After hosting Mr Abbas at the White House in Mar... More..

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Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Straus said in a statement that the House amendment "will allow us to avoid the severely negative impact" of the original Senate bill, which was closer to North Carolina's original bill. Liberal-leaning legis...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Iowa Crops and Weather Report

Corn and soybean futures rose on Monday as more wet weather sparked concerns about mounting disruption to US crops. "There are lakes in some fields". It is pretty wet in the Midwest. Winter wheat markets w...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

California is undertaking an ambitious bid to establish a single-payer health care system, and now its plan has a price tag: $ 400 billion a year. Senate Bill 562 , called the Healthy California Act , was ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Woman arrested for attempted kidnapping in San Francisco

The woman allegedly grabbed the boy and pulled him away from his mother, but wasn't able to get too far before bystanders and employees in the Ferry Building responded to the commotion, Rueca said. They did not...More..

Azerbaijan, Georgia discuss prospects for military cooperation
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Azerbaijan, Georgia discuss prospects for military cooperation

About the importance of having an alliance with Turkey, he said: "Reliable and strong partners [such as Turkey] in the region are of vital importance to us, especially when some parts of our soils are occupied ...More..

Stock in the Limelight: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Stock in the Limelight: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE)

Spark Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 128.6% in the third quarter. Inside the closing six months period the stock's performance declined -20.81% while...More..

Several Democratic Lawmakers Raise Trump Impeachment After Comey Memo
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Several Democratic Lawmakers Raise Trump Impeachment After Comey Memo

Al Green called for President Trump's impeachment in a speech on the House floor on Wednesday , becoming the first lawmaker to do so in that venue. BST: Former FBI director Robert Mueller will oversee the in...More..

Santorum warns Trump on impeachment: This can't continue
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Santorum warns Trump on impeachment: This can't continue

During a press conference that day, however, Trump appeared to fall back on the White House's talking point that he had fired Comey at Rosenstein's recommendation. On top of that, the Democratic congressional l...More..

Conspiracy outlet InfoWars was granted temporary White House press credentials
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Conspiracy outlet InfoWars was granted temporary White House press credentials

A number of right-wing reporters and outlets have attended recent White House press briefings. An accompanying Infowars article said that the outlet delivered "an epic blow to the mainstream media's contr...More..

Alkins returning to Arizona for sophomore year
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Alkins returning to Arizona for sophomore year

Averaging 16 points, six rebounds and almost four assists per game this spring on the adidas circuit for his Utah Prospects 17-under unit, Akot is the final piece to the puzzle that will be installed for Arizon...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

In 1st for United States presidents, Trump prays at Western Wall in Jerusalem

On the eve of Trump's visit, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Security Cabinet approved several confidence-building measures, including construction permits for Palestinians near their cities in parts of the...More..

Oklahoma Sooners Softball: Sooners Defeat Tulsa, Will Face Auburn in Super Regionals
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Oklahoma Sooners Softball: Sooners Defeat Tulsa, Will Face Auburn in Super Regionals

Saturday. Oklahoma had to win four straight elimination games in the regional after losing to North Dakota State in the regional opener on Saturday. The Sooners won 1-0 at Tulsa earlier in the season. TU ha...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Texas Congressman Al Green Calls For Trump's Impeachment

Senate are worlds apart), but basically, Trump's ownership of businesses in foreign countries puts him in violation of a Constitutional clause that prevents him from earning money from foreign sources while he'...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Callers Threaten Black Texas Congressman Who Seeks Trump Impeachment

It simply means that the House of Representatives will bring charges against the President. The definition is notoriously vague - essentially it is up to Congress to interpret it. Several backbench members of...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Attorney General Sessions to interview 4 candidates Saturday for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

His dismissal of a special prosecutor, Archibald Cox, who subpoenaed the White House for the president's tapes marked the beginning of the end of his presidency. He's viewed even senior advisers suspiciously, i...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Federal Bureau of Investigation director eased probe pressure

Another day, another White House scandal... "Moreover, I consulted my staff and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and none of them recalls such a request". The President maintains he was surprised by the respo...More..

Nebraska's Jacobson transferring to Iowa State
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nebraska's Jacobson transferring to Iowa State

The flow of transfers into the Iowa State basketball program continued on Monday. This past year, Jacobson averaged 6.0 points and 6.2 rebounds per game in 24 minutes of action per night for the Cornhuskers. ...More..

Phoenix Will Pick Fourth — Sun Burned
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Phoenix Will Pick Fourth — Sun Burned

Our opportunity could have been seventh, could have been tenth. We got Marquese Chriss eighth and Tyler [Ulis] at 34th. Another talented player who will be coming out is freshman Josh Jackson, a 6-foot-8 smal...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Israel urges USA to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Netanyahu's office released quotes from summaries of the prime minister's meetings with Trump to back up its side. The administration's promise, which has yet to be fulfilled, comes just as President Trump is...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends Comey memo

Reports surfaced soon after Comey was sacked that he had asked the Justice Department for additional resources for the probe, but Rosenstein on Friday pushed back against those claims. On October 28, Comey sent...More..

Richard Rojas charged with murder after Times Square crash
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Richard Rojas charged with murder after Times Square crash

Richard Rojas, 26, has been charged with second-degree murder and 20 counts of vehicular assault for allegedly plowing into the pedestrians on the sidewalks. "She was bright. She was amusing". He told report...More..

Iran's Zarif suggests United States 'milking' Saudis of $480 bln
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Iran's Zarif suggests United States 'milking' Saudis of $480 bln

In a speech that was in part an attempt by the United States president to distance himself from previous anti-Muslim comments and his controversial introduction of an travel ban aimed primarily at some Muslim-m...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Notre Dame Grads Walk Out During Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

In a commencement address delivered Sunday at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, Vice President Mike Pence touted the importance of "freedom of expression and thought" and warned that free spe...More..

Russian Federation warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after its latest missile launch
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Russian Federation warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after its latest missile launch

Pyongyang also launched its missile amid continuing speculation that President Donald Trump may take military action to prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them. But Russia's defe...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Roger Ailes Dead at 77

And so even as we mourn his death, we celebrate his life", the statement concluded. The man who built Fox News into a TV giant before his ouster previous year has died. It also emerged as a powerful force on ...More..

Sessions ends Obama-era leniency on sentencing
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sessions ends Obama-era leniency on sentencing

His 2 page memo detailed his intentions of changing the stance on crime, telling the 5,000 or so US attorneys and district attorneys to "charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense". In a one...More..

US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices

That action, which was later reversed in the face of global criticism and street protests, was one of a half-dozen rulings by the court that USA officials say "interfere with or limit the National Assembly's au...More..

North Korea undertakes 'successful' nuclear test
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

North Korea undertakes 'successful' nuclear test

The secretive state tested a new longer-range ballistic missile on Sunday, which it later claimed can carry a heavy nuclear warhead . The Security Council has approved six increasingly tougher sanctions reso...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Albania president sets June 25 for parliamentary election

Other ministers who will leave their offices are Justice Minister Petrit Vasili, Finance Minister Arben Ahmetaj, Health Minister Ogerta Manastirliu, Education Minister Lindita Nikolla and Minister for Social Af...More..