Always Dreaming Wins Derby

Further, he had given a second Derby win among 48 starters to Pletcher, the career victor of 4,300 races, 1,000 stakes and $336 million, $60 million more than any other trainer, who yet found validation with this second win, following on Super Saver ... More..

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Trump Signs $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill, Avoiding Government Shutdown
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump Signs $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill, Avoiding Government Shutdown

States will have the option to waive pre-existing coverage requirements, if they set up high-risk insurance plans for those priced out by other insurers. The American Health Care Act passed the House of Repr...More..

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track

While other favorites like Irish War Cry, McCraken and Classic Empire were jostled at the start of the race and had a hard time establishing position in the first quarter mile, Velazquez hustled Always Dreamin...More..

Trump faces major test as vote looms on US healthcare bill
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump faces major test as vote looms on US healthcare bill

The House of Representatives, led by Republican Speaker Paul Ryan (Wis.), voted Thursday to pass a bill to "repeal and replace" Obamacare. The legislation passed through the House on Wednesday and it will now...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Annotated: Trump's Executive Order On Religious Liberty

Opponents say it effectively violates First Amendment rights. The order also promises " regulatory relief " for groups with religious objections to the preventive services requirement in the Affordable ...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Israel suspected after missile strike at military base near Damascus airport

The source said numerous arms are destined for an array of Iran-backed militias, led by Hezbollah, which have thousands of fighters engaged in some of the toughest fronts against Syrian rebels. Syrian offic...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Another Trump nominee withdraws from consideration for a military post

A number of United States senators also called on President Trump to choose someone else. He's opposed to gay marriage and past year sponsored legislation that his critics have said would make it easier for b...More..

Trump to meet with Colombian president at White House
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump to meet with Colombian president at White House

The ad summarized his accomplishments during those 100 days. What the next 100 days holds for us is anybody's guess. The campaign paid more than $70,000 to the campaign committee's manager, Michael Glassner (wh...More..

EPA to take down climate data from website
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

EPA to take down climate data from website

The agency stated that the website changes, which will include taking down climate and scientific information that has been on display for decades, are being made so that the agency better aligns with the visio...More..

Policeman, 2 Civilians Killed In Terror Attack In Kashmir's Anantnag District
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Policeman, 2 Civilians Killed In Terror Attack In Kashmir's Anantnag District

While police were inspecting the site of a road accident on the highway, three terrorists attacked them. He said the fourth deceased was a militant who was carrying a grenade and some ammunition. 2 attacks in...More..

Police shoot student, 15, brandishing BB air pistol
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Police shoot student, 15, brandishing BB air pistol

The caller said there was a kid in front of the school who someone should probably check on and stated the person was not armed, the lieutenant said. When two officers arrived at the scene, they saw the teen,...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

ASEAN Holds Summit in Philippines among Regional Challenges

The statement also avoided mention of Beijing's island-building activities in the disputed waters and of Chinese militarization of these islands. China is not a member of the 10-member bloc and did not attend...More..

2 found dead in luxury condo, suspect in custody
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

2 found dead in luxury condo, suspect in custody

Dr Richard Field, 49, left, and his fiancee Dr Lina Bolanos, 38, right, were killed in their South Boston apartment with their throats slit on Friday night. Two people were found dead inside a Boston apartm...More..

West Virginia airport reopened after cargo plane crash
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

West Virginia airport reopened after cargo plane crash

The crash occurred around 6:55 a.m.at Yeager Airport, the FAA's Salac said. He said the plane was a small, twin-engine turboprop. The airport is operating under a Level 3 emergency which is the highest level....More..

Arrest made in August shooting death of Chicago cop's son
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Arrest made in August shooting death of Chicago cop's son

Moore's own cell phone confirms that he was at the scene of the shooting, the prosecutor says. Dennis was hit in the armpit and later died at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, while his 20-ye...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Tillerson urges Asean to do more to cut N. Korea funding

Mr. Tillerson's remarks, to US diplomats and employees at the State Department on Wednesday, amounted to the clearest expression yet of President Donald Trump's "America First" foreign policy doctrine, in whi...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Officials warn of floodwater risks in soaked Midwest states

This weekend, the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, will crest near or just shy of the record of 48.9 feet set on January 2, 2016, according to data compiled by National Weather Service hydrologist...More..

Lawmakers blast airlines, which say they're fixing problems
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Lawmakers blast airlines, which say they're fixing problems

Otherwise, "we're going to act and you're not going to like it", he said, predicting a "one-size-fits-all" solution that may serve some airlines but not others. But legislators' questions ranged beyond specific...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Fraternity And Members Face Hundreds Of Charges In Timothy Piazza Hazing Death

A fraternity member testified that the objective of the gauntlet was to "get pledges drunk in a very short amount of time". "This did not have to happen", he said. The father of a Penn State student who died ...More..

White House dismisses chief usher, 1st woman to hold post
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

White House dismisses chief usher, 1st woman to hold post

The chief usher handles the day-to-day management of the White House, including construction, food, and personnel as well as administrative duties like scheduling. Reid was the first woman and second African-Am...More..

White House calls some actions in Venezuela 'deplorable'
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

White House calls some actions in Venezuela 'deplorable'

The last woman to conduct an on-camera daily briefing with the White House press corps was Jen Friedman, a deputy press secretary under President Obama. Mike Huckabee (R), served as an adviser on the Trump camp...More..

Jared Kushner Details Trump Israel-Saudi-Vatican Trip
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Jared Kushner Details Trump Israel-Saudi-Vatican Trip

Trump is expected to visit with Pope Francis during his stop at the Vatican. "The objective of this meeting is really to bring together all of the different countries and all of the different religions in the...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Protections for 27 National Monuments May be Curtailed, Cut

Bush and Barack Obama under the Antiquities Act. A list of 27 national monuments has been assembled as the Interior Department reviews possible changes to the protections created by Republican and Democrati...More..

Trump signs order to expand offshore drilling
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump signs order to expand offshore drilling

David Jenkins, president of Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship, a non-profit conservation group, said: "The Trump administration's hasty move today toward expanding offshore oil drilling. Under current r...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump Working On America-First Offshore Energy Strategy

Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Friday that could lead to the erosion of environmental protections in the Arctic, Atlanti...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Tillerson Meets ASEAN Ministers For Support On North Korea

Many Southeast Asian nations have diplomatic relations with Pyongyang and share some trade ties, but Washington maintains that those countries may have served as conduits for North Korean activities that coul...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Delta faces new airline PR disaster after kicking California family off flight

Another US airline is facing a backlash after a family claimed they were told to leave a flight for refusing to give up their child's seat, and were then told they could go to jail. Schear initially refused on ...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Tillerson urges SE Asia to minimize NKorea diplomatic ties

Tillerson delivered the message - aimed at China, which has reclaimed thousands of acres of land in the South China Sea in recent years - during a lunch Thursday with ministers of the Association of Southeast ...More..

Trump's first 100 days 'by the numbers'
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump's first 100 days 'by the numbers'

The comments left Democrats on Friday arguing that their claims before the election that Trump was unqualified to be president had been vindicated. Trump Administration accuses again foreign governments of un...More..

House passes the AHCA: Rapid reaction from business, employer advocates
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

House passes the AHCA: Rapid reaction from business, employer advocates

With Issa providing one of the final votes to put the bill over the top, House Republicans on Thursday passed the American Health Care Act - a complex bill to repeal and replace much of the ACA - on a parti...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Rain threatens US Midwest as flooding force hundreds from homes

Anything above 300 is considered hazardous, according to the United States Department of State Air Quality Monitoring Program . That's the reality in northeast Arkansas where flood waters continue to rise, f...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Comey dodges questions on Obama spying on Trump

The line of questioning is similar to questions House Republicans pressed Comey on during the House Intelligence Committee hearing in March. Trump alleged that the Trump/Russia story was as an excuse used by ...More..

TSA warns truck owners, rental firms to be 'vigilant' about ramming attacks
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

TSA warns truck owners, rental firms to be 'vigilant' about ramming attacks

The report outlined 17 "truck-ramming" incidences since 2014, which have killed almost 170 people worldwide. The unclassified report warns owners, operators and rental agencies to protect their vehicles from ...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

No women are involved in crafting Trump's Obamacare repeal plan

Republicans now control both the House and Senate. As much as we've come up with a really incredible health care plan, this has brought the Republican Party together. They're fearful of higher premiums or los...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Senate sends $1.1T spending bill to Pres

Negotiators on the bill dropped Trump's demands for a down payment on his oft-promised wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, but his signature would buy five months of funding stability while lawmakers argue over...More..