Pence says spending bill is 'bipartisan win'

The extra dollars for the military would help fund the USA wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, as well as replenish equipment and pay for training and maintenance. Whitbeck says he thinks the president's vows to increase defense and infrastructure s... More..

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Trump Calls for Government Shutdown in Tweet
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Trump Calls for Government Shutdown in Tweet

The House and Senate had until midnight Friday to pass a measure to avert a government shutdown. Describing the work on Capitol Hill that went into the temporary spending pact, Senate Democratic leader Chuck ...More..

HRW to Trump: Seek accountability not WH visit for Duterte
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

HRW to Trump: Seek accountability not WH visit for Duterte

It went on to cite his brutal drug campaign and how he "disrespected" former US President Barack Obama when he called him "son of a whore". "I'm tied up. Trump invited Duterte for a visit after a "very f...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

1 dead, several hurt in U. of Texas stabbings

Armed with a "bowie-style" hunting knife, the suspect "calmly walked around" campus Monday afternoon and randomly stabbed other students, police and witnesses said. "If I had been facing the other away, had my ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

President Trump abruptly ends interview when asked about wiretapping claims

Trump said Obama the pair have "had some difficulties" and no longer had a relationship. But after that, we've had some difficulties. "Mr. President, it was a great honor to meet you and I look forward to mee...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

New Elon Poll results: Trump's support declining in NC

He delivered on this promise when he signed an executive order on January 30. According to the poll results, 49 percent say Trump is doing a worse job as president than President Obama, while only 39 perc...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies

Gavin McInnes, co-founder of Vice Media and founder of the pro-Trump "Proud Boys", was one of several speakers at the gathering. "I didn't have any sponsors, I didn't have Berkeley". "We listen, and try to he...More..

Southwest Airlines to end overbooking policy
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Southwest Airlines to end overbooking policy

On Thursday, United and lawyers for Dao said they had reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage. The April 9 episode had stoked the fears and frustrations o...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Trump Order May Open California's Giant Sequoia Nat'l Monument To Energy Development

If Trump is able to roll back national monument designation, it could allow the federal government to sell those lands or open them up for development, a move that would please developers and some local commu...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Roberts: Senate confirms Trump's pick for agriculture secretary

As agriculture secretary, he'll be in charge of around 100,000 employees and the nation's food and farm programs, including agricultural subsidies, conservation efforts, rural development programs, food safety ...More..

Romantic Breakup Seen as Motive in San Diego Mass Shooting
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Romantic Breakup Seen as Motive in San Diego Mass Shooting

A police helicopter arrived first, and the pilot reported seeing multiple victims on the ground and that Selis appeared to be reloading in the pool area, the police chief said. During the brief call, Selis ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

SpaceX Launches First Government Satellite & Lands Booster

In addition to the NRO's business, SpaceX has won two Air Force contracts to launch Global Positioning System satellites in 2018 and 2019. Liftoff is now targeted on Monday between 7 and 9 a.m. Now, the roc...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

U.S. executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

Williams was convicted and sentenced to death in the capital murder of Boren. Williams had been serving a life sentence for the 1998 murder of 19-year-old student and cheerleader Dominique Hurd when he escape...More..

Was firing Gen. Flynn the biggest accomplishment of Trump's 100 days?
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Was firing Gen. Flynn the biggest accomplishment of Trump's 100 days?

Flynn received over $33,000 for a speech he gave for RT in 2015. Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner, has argued that Flynn briefed the DIA, from which he retired in 2014 after conflicts with the Obama administ...More..

Trump administration to roll back some school meal standards
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Trump administration to roll back some school meal standards

David Carlin, senior vice president of legislative affairs and economic policy for the International Dairy Foods Association. The sodium limit for a high school lunch is now about 1,400 milligrams, or three...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

2 die in birthday party killings at Californian pool

Investigators have determined that Selis' girlfriend had broken up with him several days before, leaving him "distraught" and depressed, the police chief said. "He wanted his ex-girlfriend to listen in", she ...More..

Nova Scotia dairy farmer 'udderly' upset with Donald Trump's trade comments
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Nova Scotia dairy farmer 'udderly' upset with Donald Trump's trade comments

The National Milk Producers Federation said losses for the dairy industries in Wisconsin and NY alone could run into hundreds of millions of dollars. As Canada imposed import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, whi...More..

Gunman kills one, injures others at San Diego pool party
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Gunman kills one, injures others at San Diego pool party

A police helicopter arrived at the scene first and the pilot reported seeing multiple victims and that the suspect, Peter Selis, was still in the pool area and appeared to be reloading. Police are still tryin...More..

What is
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

What is "judge shopping"? Here's what Trump was tweeting about

Although Orrick is a trial judge, the president attributed his ruling to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco , which would consider the administration's appeal of the decision. San Francis...More..

White House: Conditions not right for Kim Jong Un meeting
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

White House: Conditions not right for Kim Jong Un meeting

It marked the latest fluctuation as Mr Trump's administration struggles to articulate its policy for addressing the growing threat from North Korea's nuclear programme. He did not mention that under Kim, North ...More..

Trump to NRA: You've Got a Friend in Me
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Trump to NRA: You've Got a Friend in Me

That said , NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre cautions: "We must do all we can to support our president, because as you know, there's an intense war that's being waged by leftist zealots to destroy President Trump and ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Two More Men Were Executed in Arkansas Last Night

His execution began at 10:16 p.m. and he passed after 17 minutes. Infirmary workers had spent more than 45 minutes unsuccessfully trying to put a central line into his neck. An Associated Press reporter who w...More..

Le Pen sets aside party presidency to 'unite' France
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Le Pen sets aside party presidency to 'unite' France

In a solemn address to voters, Hollande warned of the "risk for our country" of a far-right victory and said he himself would vote for Macron, who served as his economy minister for two years. He says there is ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

North Korea vs US war: Rockwell B1 bombers practice nuclear strike

South Korea and the United States wrapped up their annual large-scale military drills on Sunday, but continued a separate joint naval exercise that has triggered dire threats from nuclear-armed North Korea. N...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Congress ignores Trump and agrees to $2B boost to NIH budget

While Democrats are expectantly opposed to Trump's NIH budget cuts, there have been a surprising number of Republicans who have expressed discomfort with the proposed fiscal blow to the federal agency that fund...More..

US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 per cent'
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 per cent'

In an interview with the BBC on Monday, North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol said Pyongyang would continue to test missiles on a "weekly, monthly and yearly basis". "We are exploring a new range of...More..

Rawleigh Williams III's neck stinger left Bret Bielema 'shook'
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Rawleigh Williams III's neck stinger left Bret Bielema 'shook'

Since Williams suffered a major neck injury as a freshman in 2015, any similar injury is likely to receive the immediate and utmost attention from the training staff. "It's just something you never want to happ...More..

Trump creates tech council to 'modernize' government's digital services
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Trump creates tech council to 'modernize' government's digital services

The American Technology Council will host a summit with about 20 executives from the technology industry to talk strategy in early June, Axios reports. The order makes no mention of Trump's recently launched ...More..

Sean Spicer Delivers May 1 Press Briefing
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Sean Spicer Delivers May 1 Press Briefing

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said during his daily briefing that Trump "absolutely" intends to unveil a $1 trillion infrastructure package sometime this year. "Despite the concerns that we and so man...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Gorsuch is Chatty Cathy in Supreme Court debut

Gorsuch responded by thanking his new colleagues for their "warm welcome". Fellow Justice Elena Kagan nailed Gorsuch on the bad behavior and led the court into laughter at his expense. Gorsuch asked (in the T...More..

67 pounds of pot stashed in casket inside hearse
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

67 pounds of pot stashed in casket inside hearse

After investigating the hearse, agents stopped the vehicle at the intersection of Highway 90 and Highway 82. Several bags of manure had been placed inside the casket in an attempt to hide the marijuana odor. ...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Turkey demands US stop supporting Syrian Kurdish militants

Turkey this month announced that it had completed its half-year Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria against jihadists and Kurdish militia, although it is keeping a presence to maintain security in town...More..

Jimmy John's is selling $1 subs on May 2
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Jimmy John's is selling $1 subs on May 2

From 4 to 8 p.m., the sandwich shop will offer $1 subs at any of these 20 San Antonio locations. Eight-inch subs included in the deal are menu items No. The promotion's fine print states that participating l...More..

House OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown, Senate next
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

House OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown, Senate next

The one-week extension would give leading Republicans and Democrats "a little breathing room" to finish negotiations and present their plan for spending around $1 trillion through the rest of the fiscal year to...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders campaigns for Omaha mayoral candidate Heath Mello

They booed Perez again once Bernie Sanders came onstage, and the Vermont senator did not bother to defend him. The State Theatre was packed Monday night for a rally with Senator Bernie Sanders and Democra...More..