Trump budget proposes $54 billion increase for military

Instead, the Trump tax plan promises an overhaul that would cut tax rates but rely on erasing tax breaks and economic growth to end up as "revenue neutral". The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's budget was down a mere.08 percent, and ... More..

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Trump in Israel: potential pitfalls and the 'ultimate deal'

In his speech, Trump called on them to help combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from the region. Nevertheless, while we welcome the US President's commitment to root out extremism we can not but of...More..

UK police arrest 23-year-old man in relation to concert attack
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

UK police arrest 23-year-old man in relation to concert attack

Manchester Victoria will remain closed on Tuesday with no trains running to or from the station. Grande gained a worldwide fan base of teens and preteens after becoming a child star on Nickelodeon's "Victori...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

CHETEK TORNADO: Victim identified as Eric Gavin, 45

A 46-year-old man was killed at the trailer park and at least 25 other people were injured, according to the Barron County Sheriff's Department. Around 3 p.m., heavy rains and hail hit areas in the southeast me...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD) Position Held by Signature Financial Management Inc

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.56 on May 23, reaching $122.15. Its shares have trimmed -12.91% since hitting a peak level of $27.89 on August 15, 2016. Zacks Investment Research's sales calculations are a mea...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump's $4.1 trillion budget slashes Medicaid, food stamps

On Monday, Trump released his proposed budget and, true to form, it offsets the predicted drop in revenue produced by his tax cuts with cuts in government spending. On taxes , Trump's promises an overhau...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato react to Ariana Grande concert bombing

Speaking outside her offices in London, May said police believe they know the attacker's identity but are not disclosing it immediately. When asked about the age of the victims, Hopkins said he did not have...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

UK police: 'a number of fatalities' at Ariana Grande concert

An explosion ripped through a crowd of people leaving an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on Monday night. Multiple reports also have listed John Atkinson , 26, as one of 22 victims . Out ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Family Torn Apart After 6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Mississippi

Bryon McBride Jr. was taken into custody and transported to the Madison County Sheriff's Department by the U.S. Marshals late Thursday. Sheriff Tucker continued saying that District Attorney Michael Guest "is...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

Later on Tuesday Mr Trump will return to Jerusalem to visit the Vad Yashem Holocaust memorial and make a speech at the Israel Museum. Yet some Israeli officials are less certain of Trump. Netanyahu said. ...More..

Jewish Groups Praise Trump Call For Muslim Nations To Confront Islamist Extremism
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Jewish Groups Praise Trump Call For Muslim Nations To Confront Islamist Extremism

Dina Powell, Trump's deputy national security adviser, called the agreement the "farthest-reaching commitment to not finance terrorist organizations" and said the Treasury Department would be monitoring it al...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump asks Mideast to extinguish extremism

During an October general election debate in Las Vegas, Trump went further: "It's a criminal enterprise", he said of the Clinton's charitable foundation. Trump lauded Saudi Arabia for, among other things, jo...More..

Gov. Scott appoints Noah Valenstein as Secretary of DEP
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Gov. Scott appoints Noah Valenstein as Secretary of DEP

Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Noah Valenstein as the new Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). "Noah understands that a healthy environment pro...More..

LDS Church President Monson no longer attending Church meetings
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

LDS Church President Monson no longer attending Church meetings

President Monson, who is 89, has been serving as the President of the Church since February 3, 2008, after serving as an apostle since 1963, when he was ordained at 36 years old. "The workload of the First Pres...More..

Sun Belt announces divisions for 2018 football season
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sun Belt announces divisions for 2018 football season

Visit SunBeltSports.org, the Sun Belt's social media sites or return to myrtlebeachonline.com for schedule updates. Each division will have five teams and is geographically split, with the exception of Troy in ...More..

Erstad Named Big Ten coach of the year
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Erstad Named Big Ten coach of the year

The Huskers are 11-1-1 in games Meyers has started this season, with the only loss coming to Oregon State during the second weekend of the year. Erstad is in his sixth year as the head coach of the Huskers an...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Israelis and Palestinians are ready 'to reach for peace'

Instead, he appears keen to build confidence and assure Netanyahu and Abbas of wider Arab support in the region for peace moves, in the hope they might see fit to take steps and negotiate themselves. "I am comm...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Man arrested after Manchester terror attack at Ariana Grande concert

US President Donald Trump slammed the attack, saying that terrorists were "losers". "The priority is to establish whether he was acting alone or as part of a network". Celebrities and ordinary citizens alike se...More..

AMBER Alert in Southern Tier; 2 Teen Suspects Believed Armed
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

AMBER Alert in Southern Tier; 2 Teen Suspects Believed Armed

The abduction occurred around 5 a.m. on Tuesday (May 23, 2017) and the Amber Alert was activated the same day at 12:20 p.m. Police describe Wilson as a white female , approximately 12 years and 10 months old...More..

Manchester Bombing: Police Arrest Connected Suspect, ISIS Claims Responsibility
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Manchester Bombing: Police Arrest Connected Suspect, ISIS Claims Responsibility

An explosion as Ariana Grande finished her concert left 22 dead and 59 people injured, sending the city into shock that has reverberated across the world. "The thought that anyone could go out to a concert ...More..

Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools

As the bill was about to be debated in the Texas House Sunday, The Associated Press reported, a small group of Democratic women lawmakers went into the men's restroom just off the House floor in protest. "T...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pres. Trump 'asked' intelligence officials to deny existence of Russian Probe

Citing current and former intelligence officials, the Post said neither Rogers nor Coats, who was appointed by Trump , complied with the request. We can go on and on with the craziness emanating from this ...More..

Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

President Donald Trump. "We have seen such shows from Saudi Arabia before". Americans do not know our region and the problem is that those who are advising the Americans are unfortunately either rulers who are ...More..

Miley Cyrus performs at Billboard Awards 'with trousers on'
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Miley Cyrus performs at Billboard Awards 'with trousers on'

Or her appearance with the crying cat the same year at the American Music Awards? I think that translates to everything she's doing now. She said , "I see new music, but I don't really see a Miley change"....More..

Analyst's Proposition on Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB), KBR (KBR)
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Analyst's Proposition on Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB), KBR (KBR)

The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $35.80. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $38.00 price target on shares of Berkshire Hills Bancorp in a research...More..

Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal

The Trump proposal also indicates that states will be required to run their own programs for this family leave - which leaves the door open for each state being able to decide for itself whether certain individ...More..

Donald Trump meets with Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Donald Trump meets with Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem

Trump added that "peace can never take root in a place where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded". "I also look forward to working closely with you to advance peace in our region, because you hav...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

A Palestinian protest against Trump's visit, and over conditions in Israeli prisons, turned into a riot on Monday at the Qalandia checkpoint in the West Bank , close to Jerusalem . He also faces mounting di...More..

As Branstad Heads Out, Reynolds Inherits Range Of Issues
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

As Branstad Heads Out, Reynolds Inherits Range Of Issues

As the longest-serving governor in the U.S.at more than 22 years, Branstad oversaw Iowa throughout the farm crisis of the 1980s that brought financial ruin to many farmers and during the Great Flood of 1993 tha...More..

Confederate Statues In New Orleans Are Gone... Now What?
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Confederate Statues In New Orleans Are Gone... Now What?

About 100 people were on hand as a huge crane arrived at the New Orleans monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee . "These statues are not just stone and metal". Speaking of the Confederate past, he sai...More..