Trump Wants Senate Rules Changed to Speed Up Health-Care, Tax Legislation

Both the GOP healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act, and Trump's tax proposals have faced unanimous opposition from Democrats . "But if it's better than ObamaCare, I think we will have fulfilled our promise we made election after election t... More..

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India leads on climate action as Trump exits Paris Agreement

It's unclear when discussions between the three governors began, but they announced their new pact within an hour of Trump's announcement. If that is the case, their efforts may be able to offset the US withdra...More..

Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Family of suspect in Portland stabbing offers condolences

The other two men , Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Rick Best , 53, were killed. Autopsies showed both victims died from stab wounds to their necks and Best also had a fractured vertebra. "This is ab...More..

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Voice of the Reader: The failed governor

Rauner has said he wants a permanent property tax freeze as part of a state budget . Demonstrators march near the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield. The failure of the Illinois legislature to ...More..

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Indian American Ananya Vinay wins US National Spelling Bee contest

Spahr said she hopes to continue participating in the spelling bowl at the Peru Rotary Club, and she hopes to join the high school's academic team, but this will be her past year to participate in the Scripps ...More..

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What we know - and don't know - about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

Mr. Lewandowski said it would be easier for someone who has a "pre-existing" relationship with Mr. Trump to fill the role of White House communications director . Shortly after the election, Kushner is report...More..

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Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

China is the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases , ahead of the United States , and Trump has repeatedly painted the pact as too easy on the Asian giant. " The nations that remain in the Paris Agr...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

States Launch Climate Alliance to Abide by Terms of Paris Accord

In a TV broadcast made both in French and English, Macron said he believed that Trump had made a historic mistake, and invited frustrated U.S. climate scientists and entrepreneurs to come and work in France. ...More..

Assange considers guest radio host offer
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Assange considers guest radio host offer

The Sean Hannity Show host then replied to the message, inviting Assange to "fill in" for him... The Sean Hannity Show is a nationally syndicated broadcast in America, which airs on 550 radio stations wit...More..

7 months after GR, 'Greatest Show on Earth' takes final bow today
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

7 months after GR, 'Greatest Show on Earth' takes final bow today

The show ended with a standing ovation as ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson brought virtually the entire Ringling troupe onto the floor. Ringling Bros was the last American circus that travelled by rail. Sif...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

In Illinois, partisan politics send budget battle into overtime

At least the Senate crafted a budget and debated meaningfully, starting in January, the policy issues that impact the state. "It's generally a very toxic political environment and the fact that we're able t...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Minnesota Fugitive, Bounty Hunters Killed in Shootout at Texas Dealership

The video released by Greenville police shows the bounty hunters approach 49-year-old Ramon Hutchinson in a glass office. While no names of the deceased have been confirmed, the Texas Association of License...More..

It's over for two Arizona girls at Scripps National Spelling Bee
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

It's over for two Arizona girls at Scripps National Spelling Bee

She came, she saw, she spelled. Based on scoring from those and the previous rounds, a field of 72 spellers will be whittled down to nine to 12 finalists. "It's been a great day", Debbi Mills said. The victor...More..

USA 'turning its back on science' after Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

USA 'turning its back on science' after Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

PROMISE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE: President Trump is fulfilling his promise to the American people to stop global agreements that disadvantage the United States. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov added that its implem...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4

Of note: Paul Loeffler, the radio voice of Fresno State athletics, will be the voice of the Spelling Bee for ESPN for the 12th consecutive year. Close to 300 spellers are competing for the top honor in the...More..

Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist

His recorded statements in the police auto were revealed in an affidavit released Tuesday. You got no safe place. "I hope they all die". I'm gonna say that on the stand. The letter was provided to BuzzFeed Ne...More..

Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

Eleven more were taken to area hospitals via ambulance and helicopter. Emails sent to several company officials Thursday weren't immediately returned. "It's a large three or four story building that doesn't e...More..

Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison

Told Middletown Superior Court Judge Elpedio Vitale on Wednesday, " The utter depravity of the crime, a father killing his infant son, speaks for itself ". Prosecutors said Tony Moreno took his baby fo...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump's DC Hotel Arrested Guest Has Scary Obsession with Timothy McVeigh

Washington Police Chief Peter Newsham, accompanied by Mayor Muriel Bowser, speaks to reporters in Washington, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, after a Pennsylvania physician who was behaving suspiciously and had made...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Arizona spellers out after Round 3 of Scripps National Spelling Bee

The proud parents told a Tulsa World reporter that they discovered her talent when she was able to spell "restaurant" without having been taught the word. Tarsier was among a list of 400 study words sent to a...More..

Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'

Jeremy Joseph Christian , the suspect who stabbed two people to death and injured another last Friday on a crowded transit train, was arraigned in Multnomah County Court in USA state of OR on Tuesday. In addi...More..

Save almost $40 and go fishing for free
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Save almost $40 and go fishing for free

Nor will they need a Two Pole Endorsement to fish with two poles in selected waters where two-pole fishing is permitted. Central Region - Storrie Lake State Park offers largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, c...More..

Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Rant
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Rant

Micah Fletcher , the man who survived being stabbed on a MAX train in Portland in an attack that killed two others, spoke to TV stations Tuesday, saying he is trying to heal spiritually and physically but str...More..

Cleveland Police Department Fires Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Cleveland Police Department Fires Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice

Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the discipline Tuesday against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback . Good news! The cop who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice back in 2015 has fin...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8

The spy agency subpoenas were not mentioned in a bipartisan announcement on Wednesday that the panel approved subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , and Trum...More..

Trial Of Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Kicks Off
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trial Of Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Kicks Off

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , turned to Facebook Live as the officer was still standing at the window, gun drawn. The entire encounter lasted barely more than a minute. Prosecutors say he told the o...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

A look at the damage of Illinois' 3-year budget impasse

However, late Wednesday evening, President John Cullerton too was blaming Governor Rauner and the Republicans. "You know what, if there's enough people to stand up on their hind legs over there and say, you k...More..

Hall of Fame golfer Roberto De Vicenzo dies at 94
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Hall of Fame golfer Roberto De Vicenzo dies at 94

But Tommy Aaron , who was playing with De Vicenzo and keeping his scorecard, mistakenly wrote down a "4" on the hole. De Vicenzo signed without catching the mistake, which forced him out of the playoff. "Forty...More..

House gives tentative approval to budget bill
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

House gives tentative approval to budget bill

The North Carolina House has given its preliminary approval to the two-year budget plan written by Republicans. State economists anticipate a $580 million surplus during this fiscal year, leading to another ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Year-old speller shines at National Spelling Bee

After three consecutive years of ties, the bee is likely to identify a sole champion this year because it added a tiebreaker test. In 1990 he represented the Merced Sun-Star in the National Spelling Bee . So...More..

Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'

Attending the hearing on Tuesday was Micah Fletcher, who was wounded as he tried to defend a black 16-year-old and her Muslim friend as they rode on a crowded train on Friday. Liberty Nation will be closely ...More..

Pentagon knocks down long-range missile in test
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Pentagon knocks down long-range missile in test

The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United Sta...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate June 8

An unidentified source told NBC Nightly News that special counsel Robert Mueller has cleared Comey to publicly testify . "He's happy to testify, and he's happy to cooperate."Another source also opened up...More..

Crews look for 2 workers after fatal blast at Wisconsin mill
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Crews look for 2 workers after fatal blast at Wisconsin mill

There was no immediate word on the conditions of those injured, but many were said to have suffered burn injuries. At a news conference Thursday evening, Cambria Fire Chief Cody Doucette said a smaller fire o...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

Bernie Sanders tweeted , "Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate agreement is an abdication of American leadership and an worldwide disgrace.When climate change is already causing ...More..