Biden Denounces Trump, Calls for 'Unity and Purpose' in Speech to Grads

Biden, too, has encouraged graduates to work for change this commencement season. "The immigrant, the minority, the transgender - anyone not like me became a scapegoat", Biden said. "The American people will not sustain this attitude for long - I p... More..

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by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

More information comes out on Manafort, Page, Flynn connections with Russian Federation

Before the April request, Flynn said through a statement from his lawyer that he wouldn't submit himself to questioning from the committee "without assurances against unfair prosecution". He was forced to resig...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation

Tom Price, secretary of Health and Human Services, was quick to criticize the CBO report as inaccurate, as was the White House. "The 23 million claim, there is a lot more to it than what that sounds lik...More..

IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack that killed dozens
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack that killed dozens

The Coptic church released a statement , saying, "While we appreciate the fast response by officials in dealing with the event, we hope that necessary procedures are undertaken to avoid such attacks, which dam...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner proposed secret communications with Russian Federation

The December meeting was also attended by Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, who resigned after just 25 days on the job and who is at the centre of the FBI's Russian Federation p...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 deadlocked on climate, but U.S. position "evolving"

However, the United States remained isolated from the other six G7 nations over climate change, demanding more time to decide whether to honour its commitments to reduce carbon emissions under the 2015 Paris ...More..

World leaders lobby Trump on climate change at G7
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

World leaders lobby Trump on climate change at G7

World leaders gathered here engaged in a heated argument over combating climate change, a major point of dispute between G7 heads of state and President Donald Trump , who is considering withdrawing from the l...More..

Mike Pence Notre Dame speech marred by student walk-out
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Mike Pence Notre Dame speech marred by student walk-out

A press release from the student activist group pointed to Mr Pence's anti-LGBTQ and anti-refugee policies as governor of IN, and his support of the Donald Trump's travel ban and threats to sanctuary cities...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to get 'stronger' as members step up payments

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that "of course" the United States supports Article 5 , though Trump still wants other nations to meet their obligation to spend 2 per cent of their gross do...More..

Fiery tanker-truck blast kills driver, closes highway
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Fiery tanker-truck blast kills driver, closes highway

A truck driver is dead after a series of fiery explosions on a Central California highway, when his truck burst into flames as it was delivering gasoline. More..

Trump's views on climate change 'evolving': White House adviser
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump's views on climate change 'evolving': White House adviser

Swiss environmentalists filed a petition in 2016 making arguments similar to Dutch activists, but this time the buttressed their claims with the Paris Agreement . Anxious about Trump's tendency to make thi...More..

Donald Trump Tweets 'Money Is Beginning To Pour In' To NATO
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Donald Trump Tweets 'Money Is Beginning To Pour In' To NATO

Once at the front, Trump straightens up, scans around the room and tugs at his coat before speaking to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite . On Thursday, an European Union source said Trump had said he...More..

American Farm Bureau: Budget fails agriculture and rural America
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

American Farm Bureau: Budget fails agriculture and rural America

Producers were also upset when the 2014 farm bill made participation in the conservation programs mandatory if they wanted to purchase crop insurance. Farm Bureau members are concerned about the federal budget ...More..

Foreign affairs Trump 'evolving' on climate action, White House says
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Foreign affairs Trump 'evolving' on climate action, White House says

Meyer said many us states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the Paris Agreement . Trump is spending two days at the G-7, the final st...More..

US backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

US backs call for fight against protectionism in G7 communique

The G7 leaders have agreed to keep fighting protectionism, a win for the six countries that had been pushing U.S. President Donald Trump to come around to their view of free trade. "Make no mistake, the fight...More..

CBO Report: 23 Million to Lose Coverage Under AHCA
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

CBO Report: 23 Million to Lose Coverage Under AHCA

Height analyst Stefanie Miller believes the CBO's scoring will not hinder Republican efforts to move the bill through to the President's desk. Unfortunately for everyone else, that didn't happen. Nongroup enr...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

US President Donald Trump , fresh from berating Europe over military spending, inserted new acrimony into the transatlantic alliance on the hot-button issues of trade and climate change as the G7 held summit...More..

G7 communique acknowledges split with U.S. on climate
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 communique acknowledges split with U.S. on climate

The G7 leaders pledged to "combat the misuse of the Internet by terrorists" to work together to manage "the risk posed by foreign fighters as they disperse from theatres of conflict" and to "take action to cut ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

North Korea 'A Particular Focus' for G-7 Leaders at Summit

The 43 G7 summit that got underway in Italy on May 26 could prove to be the most hard in years, but this has not discouraged European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President D...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

1 dead in Wisconsin; Elk City subdivision hit by tornado

Danny Ringer, a chaplain with the Elk City Fire Department, said 53-year-old Bo Mikles was killed when he attempted to flee the storm in his vehicle, which was picked up and thrown several hundred feet. On Tues...More..

Off-duty customs officer kills teen robber in Southern California
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Off-duty customs officer kills teen robber in Southern California

The customs agent was walking on a sidewalk when he was attacked from behind by the boys - two 14-year-olds and a 15-year-old, the LASD spokeswoman said. Saturday morning, Deputy Guillermina Saldana said. One...More..

Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions

Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, on an entirely different plan, said of the House bill. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is asking Governor Greg Abbott to call a special session over the senate's version of the so called...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

GOP lawmakers don't trust CBO score

We all would. We would have paid for an expensive Band-Aid to get her back out the door as soon as possible with no follow-up care. But they struggled to agree on a bill after gaining control of Congress and ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Major on Poulter's mind ahead of BMW PGA

England's own Chris Wood won a year ago, which earned him a spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team. European golf faces a major shake up if the U.S. changes the date of their PGA Championship, according to chief K...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 leaders sign anti-terrorism statement in Italy

The rift is one of several emerging disagreements between Trump and other world leaders, who are gathering at a cliffside resort here for the first summit of the new US President's tenure. "We are sure that a...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 Leaders Brace for Clash With Trump

European leaders have been pressuring Trump to stay in the accord during their meetings with him this week, arguing that America's leadership on climate is crucial. Anxious about Trump's tendency to make things...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

In another Instagram post, Mika Brzezinski posted a photo of her parents, writing, "My father and mother both escaped Europe before the start of World War II". Brzezinski's climb to the top of the foreign p...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G-7 climate row deadlocked but United States says Trump 'evolving'

Besides reaching a decision on the climate agreement once back in Washington , Trump will also face a new crush of Russia-related controversies. "But he also knows that Paris has important meaning to numerou...More..

G7 deadlocked on climate, but USA position
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 deadlocked on climate, but USA position "evolving"

The meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel came a day after Trump reportedly called Germans "bad". (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). U.S. President Donald Trump , left, French President Emmanuel Macron and EU Cou...More..

G7 Hopes Donald Trump publicly back the Paris Agreement
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

G7 Hopes Donald Trump publicly back the Paris Agreement

The United States is still the major polluter in the G7, at 18 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to self-reported data to the United Nations, and second in the world only to China. In ...More..