Donald Trump 2018 budget proposal: Key highlights

Republicans are still eyeing cuts to the program, but none as large as what President Trump has proposed. President Donald Trump's budget proposal assumes that the tax cuts it would enact for wealthy individuals and corporations, as well as its... More..

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Turkish Embassy Bodyguards Beat up Americans in Washington, Video Shows
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Turkish Embassy Bodyguards Beat up Americans in Washington, Video Shows

Shortly before Erdogan was due to arrive at the Turkish ambassador's residence, members of his notorious security detail pushed past United States police and assaulted the protest group. The descent of Turkey...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

Its two March reports on earlier versions of the bill projected it would leave 24 million additional people uninsured in a decade, a mammoth number that pushed Republicans onto the defensive. CBO REPORT ON THE ...More..

Republican: Trump's budget presumes 'Goldilocks' economy
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Republican: Trump's budget presumes 'Goldilocks' economy

Republican Rep. Kevin Brady calls Trump's proposals a "welcome change" because the budget envisions a balanced budget over the next decade. "Basically dead on arrival", opined the Senate's No. They're not m...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mulvaney defends plans to cut social programmes in United States budget

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says the administration is likely to tell lawmakers they'll need to act earlier than expected to increase the government's borrowing cap. "This immoral budget shred...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Analysts say GOP bill leaves 23m more uninsured

The former allows state governments to opt out of essential health benefits and pre-existing conditions coverage, so long as the state can prove that the exemptions will produce results meeting specified crit...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

Later, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said it was "appalling and sad" that the federal government would step away from its responsibility to protect students from discrimination. But it would come at the expen...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Became known, the wife trump spoke with the Pope

Pope Francis then gave Mr Trump a small sculptured olive tree and told him through the interpreter that it symbolised peace. "We can use peace", said the president, acknowledging the symbolism. "It is ...More..

California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl

According to officials, eight staff members were taken to an outside hospital with injuries. FILE - In this August 17, 2011 file photo, correctional officers keep watch on inmates in the recreation yard at Pe...More..

Philippines: ISIS-linked terrorists take control of church
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Philippines: ISIS-linked terrorists take control of church

Military vehicles carrying government troops head to reinforce Marawi City in the southern Philippines on Wednesday. "I warn you again, do not do it because as I have said, my response would be harsh ". In...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Kansas House rejects plan to hike taxes $1.2B

And while the House perhaps pushed the needle in a positive direction Wednesday, Republican lawmakers still pushed back against this idea. He added, "Whatever CBO says about the House bill today, this much ...More..

Evacuations and highway closures due to major gas leak
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Evacuations and highway closures due to major gas leak

The North Hays Fire Department is now asking for everyone in the affected area of the gas leak to shelter in place and do not evacuate your home or business. A gas leak about 2 miles east of Dripping Springs ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

How Trump's budget would really hammer N.J

Cuts include a $5.8 billion spending reduction and $403 million in health professions and nursing training programs. Those cuts go on top of the repeal of Obamacare's expansion of the program to 14 million peop...More..

Marquette to host Purdue in Gavitt Games in November
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Marquette to host Purdue in Gavitt Games in November

Nebraska will play at St. John's on November 16 before the Illini and Blue Demons reignite their rivalry for the first time in 60 years in a game set to air on BTN. 16 , in the first ever meeting between the tw...More..

Hannity Backs Off Story About Murdered DNC Staffer
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Hannity Backs Off Story About Murdered DNC Staffer

Hannity made a small concession to the wishes of Rich's parents and brother on his show Tuesday night, not spending time fomenting a conspiracy theory . It IS a conspiracy theory to say that the Russians were ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

United States university graduates stage walk-out during Mike Pence speech

In addition to Pence's record as governor, the protesters said they wanted to voice objections to Trump's threat to civil liberties and policies such as his attempts to ban travellers from some Muslim-maj...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Flynn not complying with Senate Intel Committee's subpoena

The subpoena probing Flynn's ties to Russia is part of a broader investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and alleged collusion between President Trump's campaign and Moscow...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Why Melania covers her head at some events and not others

The president and pope have not always seen eye to eye. Even when the two were sitting at the pope's desk in the presence of photographers and reporters, the pope avoided the small talk that usually occurs be...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

IRAN: Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Tehran

It was another boost to the moderate and reformist camp after President Hassan Rohani won a resounding victory in the May 19 presidential election. Mr Rouhani's powers are limited by those of unelected Suprem...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mistakenly Broadcast Nuke Plant Warning Causes Scare In New Jersey

State police say the coding error has been identified and corrected. Quickly after the warning flashed on television screens, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management tweeted that the emergency alert w...More..

Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl

The video quality is poor overall, and the San Antonio Police Department says that it is reviewing body camera footage of the incident before making a judgement on the officer's actions. Furthermore, despite ...More..

Vice President Mike Pence visits Louisiana
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence visits Louisiana

Earlier, Pence's motorcade stopped at the rebuilt home of Jimmy and Olive Morgan. Our media partners at The Advocate report that Pence made a surprise visit to a couple who he had met last fall during his v...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Here are the gifts Trump and Pope Francis exchanged

Most of the faces most publicly associated with the Trump administration-senior counselor Kellyanne Conway, chief strategist Steve Bannon, chief-of-staff Reince Priebus-were left elsewhere. "And that's a hard b...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fired FBI director James Comey to testify in Russian meddling probe

Trump repeatedly insisted Comey had told him he was "not under investigation", and said the director better hope there are no "tapes" of their conversations. The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Melania Trump praised the "empowerment of women" during Saudi visit

The US leader was pictured alongside Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at a summit in Riyadh with their hands on the bright ball. Some Palestinians said they ...More..

Fox News Retracts DNC Staffer Conspiracy Story, But Hannity Keeps It Alive
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fox News Retracts DNC Staffer Conspiracy Story, But Hannity Keeps It Alive

During all of this, progressive watchdog Media Matters posted a list Tuesday of Sean Hannity's advertisers , calling him "a professional propagandist for President Donald Trump , as well as a bigot, a sexis...More..

Michigan Senate OKs allowing dogs on restaurant patios
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Michigan Senate OKs allowing dogs on restaurant patios

Your pooch could soon accompany you to your favorite restaurant under a bill approved 32-6 by the Michigan Senate on Wednesday. Restaurants would need to keep patios clean and clear of waste. Booher said he...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the USA presidential election and was so concerned about Russian cont...More..

US Anti-Iran Policy Strengthens Terrorists in Middle East - Foreign Ministry
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

US Anti-Iran Policy Strengthens Terrorists in Middle East - Foreign Ministry

Previous year the bill, Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA ), was passed by Congress - allowing civil claims against foreign officials and states for terrorist acts committed on USA soil. Trump t...More..

Trump to Russians, Comey a real nut job
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump to Russians, Comey a real nut job

No. Next question", Mr Trump told a news conference in the White House , when asked if he "in any way, shape or form" ever urged Mr Comey to end the probe. "On May 8, I learned that President Trump meant to re...More..