Sean Spicer 'fuming' after getting axed from Trump's Papal visit, says source

Did Pope Francis suggest that Trump is "not Christian"? Pope Francis said , "It is with all hope that you may become an olive tree to make peace". Trump on Tuesday wrapped up a Middle East visit that included Israel, the Palestinian Author... More..

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Montana lawmakers react to Gianforte assault charges

Libertarian Mark Wicks had 6% the vote with 17,655 votes. Gianforte then tells Jacobs to speak to his press rep. Jacobs begins to respond and then a loud scuffle can be heard and the ad's graphic continues, "...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

In one nod to Mr Trump , NATO leaders are due to agree later for the Western military bloc to join the US-led, 68-nation coalition against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. counterparts. The sensitive intelli...More..

Teacher gives student 'most likely to become a terrorist' award
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Teacher gives student 'most likely to become a terrorist' award

In Rockdale County, Georgia , an unidentified eighth-grader received an award last week that deemed her to be "Most Likely to Not Pay Attention", the girl's mother told WAGA . Villanueva is not the only studen...More..

USA appeals court maintains block on Trump travel ban
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

USA appeals court maintains block on Trump travel ban

CNN legal analyst and and professor at the University of Texas School of Law Steve Vladeck called the ruling "an enormous victory for the challengers to the travel ban, and a huge loss" for Trump . However, G...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

USA politician who allegedly body-slammed reporter charged

Audio of the altercation soon surfaced and Jacobs' account of the incident was backed up by Fox News reporters who witnessed it. Health care has been a key topic in the race - and was, in fact, the subject ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Quist watching special election results in Missoula

Gianforte is opposed by Democrat Quist, a songwriter and musician, and Wicks, a farmer from Inverness. Democrats were looking for a win to send a message to the president that his policies are not resonating ...More..

Jeffco Child Dead After Mother's Boyfriend Used 'Wrestling Moves' On Toddler
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Jeffco Child Dead After Mother's Boyfriend Used 'Wrestling Moves' On Toddler

Identified only by the name "AC", the child passed away shortly after being taken to a hospital May 16. However, following the death of the child last week, he is set to face additional murder and homicide char...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Supreme Court issues temporary stay on execution

Arthur was in the Decatur facility because he was convicted in the 1977 shooting death of a woman in Marion County. She said she paid him $US10,000. Lawyers for Tommy Arthur sought testing for hair samples th...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Justice official says he stands by critical memo on former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Lavrov had a meeting with Trump at the White House on May 10, the day after the President fired Comey. Sacked FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify before a Congressional committee in an open sessi...More..

Appeals court rules against President's Trump travel ban
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Appeals court rules against President's Trump travel ban

British PM Theresa May said she would raise the issue with Donald Trump when she meets him at the NATO Summit in Brussels. One of the legal battles over the travel ban, whether this case or a similar laws...More..

Pope Francis Looks Mortified to be Taking Photo With Donald Trump
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Pope Francis Looks Mortified to be Taking Photo With Donald Trump

After arriving in Brussels - a city he called a "hellhole" while campaigning in 2016 - Trump met with Michel and said "we will win, 100%" in the fight against terrorism. "It is my desire that you become an...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Long game forces Big Ten to reset tournament schedule again

Other Friday games: Nebraska vs. Iowa, 1:30 p.m.; Minnesota-Northwestern loser vs. Indiana, 5 p.m.; and Nebraska-Iowa loser vs. Maryland, 8:30 p.m. Ben Miller doubled twice and drove in three runs for the Cor...More..

GOP plan would cut 23M from insurance
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

GOP plan would cut 23M from insurance

That was a knock on 11th-hour changes Republicans made in the bill to gain conservatives' votes by letting states get waivers to boost premiums on the ill and reduce coverage requirements. And their bill includ...More..

More raids in Manchester as soldiers protect key United Kingdom sites
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

More raids in Manchester as soldiers protect key United Kingdom sites

Neighbors recalled him as a tall, thin young man who often wore traditional Islamic dress and did not talk much. "In any case, (he had) links with Daesh (Islamic State) that are proven". Soldiers were seen at t...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

All eyes on Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

The 28 member nations, plus soon-to-join Montenegro , will renew an old vow to move toward spending 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense by 2024. "The greatest task today is the consolidation o...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Major US Jewish Organization Lauds Trump's 'Refreshing, Honest' Speech in Saudi Arabia

The timing of Trump's uncompromising call for a USA -backed axis against Iran was particularly awkward because it coincided with the re-election of Rouhani, swept to a second term on his promises to seek rappro...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

House Republican health care bill will leave 51 million uninsured in 2026

Susan Collins, R-Maine, a moderate Republican who has been working with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas). According to reports , the bills were introduced at 11:14 p.m. "I don't know how we get to...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump to slash $7.5 trillion in austere budget

But this one is notable for its vileness and incompetence. Pool/Sipa USA/NewscomPresident Donald Trump's first budget proposal is finally out, and it boldly promises to deliver a "new foundation for Amer...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trumpies descend on Capitol to defend budget

Many rank-and-file Republicans recoiled from the cuts, however, which would squeeze foreign aid and domestic programmes funded annually by Congress by about 10% next year and 1.4 trillion United States dollars...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Turkey calls for ouster of US envoy for anti-IS coalition

Turkey's president told the United States it will not join any military operations that include Kurdish fighters in Syria . He claimed McGurk was secretly in league with the YPG and by extension the PKK. ...More..

The Buzz | French president seeks to extend state of emergency
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

The Buzz | French president seeks to extend state of emergency

Images from the photo session at the US ambassador's residence in Brussels showed Trump finally giving up, his fingers loosened while Macron is still holding on tightly. It will be interesting to see how Trump ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana

Following the incident two of the state's major newspapers swiftly pulled their endorsements for Gianforte . He criticized "ambush tactics" he said were deployed by those reporters and Jacobs . Gianfort...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Federal appeals court largely maintains freeze of Trump's travel ban

The Department of Justice "strongly disagrees with this decision ", he wrote, and "will seek review of this case" in the Supreme Court. She noted that two non-Muslim nations, the Philippines and Venezuela, wer...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Gianforte wins Montana House race after assault charge

Jacobs , who had been covering the race for weeks, spent Wednesday evening telling and retelling the story from a hospital, for media outlets and for the police. "I'm sick and exhausted of you guys", Gianforte...More..

We are probably stuck with Trump for the duration (Letters)
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

We are probably stuck with Trump for the duration (Letters)

That does not mean, he and others were quick to add, that the quick trip to Israel and the occupied territories, on Trump's first foray overseas, was not useful in building bridges, in setting a different tone,...More..

FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

Whitehouse, whose Judiciary subcommittee is investigating Russian Federation meddling, said he's "willing to grant them a little bit of space" to respond to the panel's requests. Mike Rogers both refused Tr...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Senate bill gives tax break to cops without Social Security

The version of the AHCA that was passed by the House of Representatives this month does not yet have a CBO score - that comes on Wednesday. State Sen. The budget office said average premiums in those states w...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Alabama executes Tommy Arthur, 75, after 34 years on death row

A 75-year-old Alabama murderer set to die on Thursday is asking US courts to block his execution for an eighth time, challenging a drug cocktail that left the last inmate put to death in the state coughing and ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Macron wins battle of the handshakes against Trump

Trump's latest handshake with the newly elected president of France today is seen as rather odd and it has spawned some rather weird headlines. Meanwhile, French unions urged President Emmanuel Macron on ...More..