President Trump Ends Nine-Day Overseas Trip With a Flourish

President Trump recounted what he called the "home run" successes of his first foreign trip overseas as he addressed American troops stationed at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, Italy, Saturday before heading home to Washington, D.C. More..

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Gregg Allman, Star of Southern Rock, Dies at Age 69

His Allman Brothers Band led the charge in the 1970's Southern rock explosion that dominated the charts. With a hulking presence and gravelly, blues-drenched voice, Allman was known as much for his person...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal--Axios

The US President noted in a second tweet that in the final statement approved by the world leaders, "we push for the removal of all trade-distorting practices....to foster a truly level playing field". "He feel...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Property tax bill dies, signaling possible special session for the Legislature

The Texas Legislature deadlocked over the views of the Speaker of the House Joe Straus and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on the usage of public restrooms in school and government buildings in Texas. "Rarely has West...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

We've been sold a bill of goods with AHCA

Public opposition to the American Health Care Act is growing, with the latest Quinnipiac University poll showing 57 percent of voters disapprove of the GOP-crafted bill, which passed in the House by the sli...More..

Influential Voice In Southern Rock, Gregg Allman Dies At 69
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Influential Voice In Southern Rock, Gregg Allman Dies At 69

No cause was given, but the statement said he had "struggled with many health issues over the past several years". The pair split for good after their 1977 duet album, Two the Hard Way (recorded under the...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

CBO: GOP health bill could cost 23 million coverage; 400000 in Arizona

Officials at the CBO acknowledge that these estimates "are inherently uncertain because the ways in which federal agencies, states, insurers, employers, individuals, doctors, hospitals, and other affected par...More..

Two Blacks on Cosby Case of Twelve; Alternates Picked
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Two Blacks on Cosby Case of Twelve; Alternates Picked

Cosby, who goes on trial June 5, has called the encounter consensual. Cosby arrived in the courtroom flanked by his attorneys and being helped to his seat by his assistant and spokesman Andrew Wyatt. The tria...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lawyer: Kushner Is Ready To Talk

Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the secure communications, the Post reported late on Friday, citing anonymous U.S. The alleged proposal was made at a meeting on...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Your CBO Cheat Sheet: 5 Takeaways From GOP Health Bill

The last budget office report said the House bill would cut Medicaid by $839 billion over 10 years. "Over time, it would become more hard for less healthy people (including people with preexisting medical...More..

Isolated Trump to take Paris climate decision next week
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Isolated Trump to take Paris climate decision next week

On Saturday, Trump said in a Twitter post he would make a decision on whether to support the Paris climate deal next week. Despite Trump being indecisive, The White House has said that President Trump's m...More..

Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

A top White House adviser said the president's views were evolving on the issue, but Trump wasn't immediately swayed by arguments from Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, France's President Emmanuel Macro...More..

MI makes cut for 5-star DE Micah Parsons
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

MI makes cut for 5-star DE Micah Parsons

Parsons, a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, native, also has Penn State on his list, so the SEC schools will have to find a way to lure him out of his home state. More..

Republican Senators have started writing their own Obamacare repeal bill
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Republican Senators have started writing their own Obamacare repeal bill

But there are diverse opinions and priorities among that group, and senators are well aware that the legislation must have nearly universal appeal. "For many of us, and especially for me, this was a compromis...More..

In US presidential first, Trump prays at Jerusalem's Western Wall
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

In US presidential first, Trump prays at Jerusalem's Western Wall

Earlier this month, Israel rejected as "absurd" a UNESCO resolution it said denies Jews' historical connection to Jerusalem by presenting Israel as an occupying power there. Introduced by Sen. Linds...More..

Gregg Allman Dies At 69
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Gregg Allman Dies At 69

He founded the Allman Brothers Band in 1969 with his brother Duane . Their eponymous debut album didn't do very well, and neither did follow-up Idlewild South , buttheir constant touring paid off in 1971 wh...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

Congress' official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously il...More..

G-7 Leaders, Trump Ready For Trade, Climate Clashes
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

G-7 Leaders, Trump Ready For Trade, Climate Clashes

As Trump spoke, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Marcon, stood in awkward silence. He said numerous European leaders noted ...More..

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

Trump's failure to come to a decision on the Paris agreement reflects the intense discussions that are going on inside the White House that have pitted the nationalists in the administration with the more m...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Photo of Manchester attacker, new details released by United Kingdom police

Reports in the US disclosing details of the investigation sparked outrage among British officials. "In the past five days we have gathered significant information about Abedi , his associates, his finances, ...More..

Racial Tension Plagues Jury Selection Process In Cosby Sex Assault Trial
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Racial Tension Plagues Jury Selection Process In Cosby Sex Assault Trial

Prosecutors and the defense team on Wednesday also selected three of six alternates, and two of them are black. The judge presiding over the case said he'll consider McMonagle's claim if he presents a statist...More..

UK reduces terror threat from 'critical' to 'severe'
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

UK reduces terror threat from 'critical' to 'severe'

A total of 13 people have been arrested in the terror investigation, two of whom have been released without charge, the Greater Manchester Police said. Tributes left in St Ann's Square, Manchester for the...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Arsenal beats Chelsea to claim 3rd FA Cup in 4 seasons

With the win, Arsenal salvaged a disappointing season in which it failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in two decades. Arsenal won the FA Cup for a record thirteenth time af...More..

Donald Trump tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Donald Trump tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal

It may be a rude awakening after what Trump called a " home run" of a trip. The White House is also assembling a team of lawyers to protect the President from potential legal troubles. There was just one dif...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Security Adviser to Carter, dies at 89

Becoming President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser immediately after Carter's inauguration, Brzezinski was confronted with many global conflicts throughout his tenure. Mr. Carter lost his re-election b...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Country superstars are mourning the loss of a musical legend

Allman's older brother Duane , a co-founder of the group and legendary guitar player, died in a motorcycle accident in 1971 at the age of 24, just as the band was enjoying its first big taste of success. So f...More..

Trump wants to leave Paris climate deal, sources say
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump wants to leave Paris climate deal, sources say

Donald Trump and other leaders of the G7, the world's most exclusive geopolitical club, could not find unity on the Paris accord on climate change on Saturday but tried to bridge their differences on trade...More..

Is a Palestinian-Israeli deal possible?
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Is a Palestinian-Israeli deal possible?

But Trump also showed signs Friday that, true to form, he might be willing to deal. And in the heart of Europe, Trump berated NATO allies over their financial commitments and would not explicitly endorse the "o...More..

Free trade, climate top Trudeau's G7 agenda
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Free trade, climate top Trudeau's G7 agenda

One area where Trump is in broad agreement with his G-7 colleagues is the danger posed by North Korea's increasingly sophisticated nuclear weapons technology. "Since our last G7 summit in Japan, we haven't seen...More..

Landslide Buries California's Pacific Coast Highway
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Landslide Buries California's Pacific Coast Highway

The landslide occurred Saturday in the Big Sur area on California's central coastline, not far from the popular tourist town of San Luis Obispo. It's the largest mudslide she knows of in the state's history...More..