Donald Trump Uses Democratic Playbook In Pushing For Health Care Reform

Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar, accusing it of backing extremist groups. Trump seized on this news. Trump pointed to a government program that allows the private sector to tap into low-pr... More..

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Ralph Northam Wins Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Ralph Northam Wins Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

Democrats have an advantage going into the general since Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonEx-aide: Trump "frustrated" by Russian Federation probe Northam defeats Sanders-backed candidate in Va.gov prim...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Cosby jury begins deliberations

Authorities had declined to charge Cosby when she first came forward in 2005. His deposition was sealed for years until a judge released parts in 2015 at the request of The Associated Press. Numerous jurors w...More..

White House expected to grant Pentagon authority for Afghanistan troop levels
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

White House expected to grant Pentagon authority for Afghanistan troop levels

It's not immediately clear how the decision will impact force levels, and the White House and the Pentagon have not officially commented on the policy. Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., demanded that Mattis wrap...More..

Philando Castile death: Fate of police officer now in jury's han
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Philando Castile death: Fate of police officer now in jury's han

Yanez, 29, who is Latino, is charged with second-degree manslaughter, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and with two lesser counts of endangering the safety of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and ...More..

Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting outside NH liquore store
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting outside NH liquore store

Hampton Police say the officer's bullet proof vest saved their life. "This incident is being investigated by the Attorney General's Office in conjunction with the State Police Major Crime Unit", the AG's of...More..

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

But despite expressions of reluctance to enact the kind of damage that repealing Obamacare would do, Senate Republicans appear just as eager as their House colleague to do it anyway. Many of them are the same...More..

Sessions will testify on Russian Federation but he may not do it publicly
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Sessions will testify on Russian Federation but he may not do it publicly

He had told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. The attorney general cited his involvement in Trump's campaign for stepping away from the R...More..

US Attorney General to Appear Before Senate Committee
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US Attorney General to Appear Before Senate Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a public hearing of the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday afternoon, the committee said in a statement . Comey said it made little sense to report what ha...More..

McCain Tries to Save Face Regarding Leadership Quote
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

McCain Tries to Save Face Regarding Leadership Quote

The world is "not sure of American leadership, whether it be in Siberia or whether it be in Antarctica ", he added. He was then asked about what message he thought was being sent to the United Kingdom and ...More..

US Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey

Even before Sessions spoke, attention in Washington swiveled to whether President Donald Trump might seek to fire Robert Mueller, an ex-FBI director named last month by the Justice Department to head a fe...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump blasts court for ruling against travel ban at "dangerous time"

Make no mistake, we agree with the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling in a case that originated in Maryland finding a direct line between President Trump's blatantly anti-Muslim campaign trail statements and ...More..

AG Sessions to face questions on Comey firing, Russian Federation
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

AG Sessions to face questions on Comey firing, Russian Federation

Sessions' testimony is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Trump has been upset with the AG since his recusal, with Sessions even offering to resign, according to reports . Tuesday's original hear...More..

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

The UAE welcomed " President Trump's leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". The new stance suggests a desire by the administration to support Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nati...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US Attorney General Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

The abrupt schedule change follows blockbuster testimony last week from former FBI Director James B. Comey. Sessions faces questions about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the preside...More..

Manhunt underway for 2 escaped inmates; officials say they killed 2 guards
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Manhunt underway for 2 escaped inmates; officials say they killed 2 guards

Both are believed to be armed with the officers' Glock pistols, the sheriff's office said. Sills, the sheriff, said, one corrections officer was driving and that the escapees somehow went through a gate while...More..

Tillerson says Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate change
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Tillerson says Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate change

Musk has been a vocal supporter of carbon taxes, saying , "All we are doing [with a carbon tax] is trying to match the inherent subsidy for fossil fuels... The reality is that leaving the accord will neither b...More..

Scott Disick parties with bikini-clad models in Las Vegas
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Scott Disick parties with bikini-clad models in Las Vegas

According to a new report , Kardashian is super protective of her three children, seven-year-old Mason , four-year-old Penelope and two-year-old Reign , because her former boyfriend, Scott Disick , is rep...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Polanski's victim begs court to end rape case

Geimer has said she was taken advantage of and forced to have sex. Went to Court and did my best! Geimer asked Judge Scott Gordon to either dismiss the case outright or sentence the Oscar victor to the si...More..

Jury drills down on Bill Cosby's testimony
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jury drills down on Bill Cosby's testimony

Jurors deliberated for four hours before stopping for the night. They asked the judge to repeat two different parts of Cosby's statements to authorities, asked the court to define the phrase "without her knowle...More..

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Coon told CNN that, "I don't think that on an issue as important as whether or not the attorney general is acting outside the scope of his recusal, whether he misled our committee, the Judiciary Committee, abou...More..

Child found dead after being left on daycare bus
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Child found dead after being left on daycare bus

The day care's staff found him dead inside when they came to load children in the van to go home after 3 p.m. It happened at Ascent Children's Health Services in Arkansas. The family said that Christopher was g...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump Will Probably Fire Robert Mueller — Surprise

Attorney General Jeff Session , right, and Vice President Mike Pence attend a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump , Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Rosenst...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

Over the decades since the peninsula was divided, dozens of North Korean soldiers have fled to the South through the zone, which extends for two km on either side of the actual border. Trump even informed the J...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Tillerson defends proposed cuts to US diplomacy, foreign aid budgets

Mr. Tillerson announced the news to senators but declined to comment on what led to the North Korean regime's decision to release the student or on his medical condition. He will face two House committees on W...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Tough rough: US Open conditions may rob drama from a major

Former Ryder Cup skipper Paul McGinley fears the Holywood star has simply not played enough competitive golf to be a factor this week. Love, who goes by "Dru", got an early start by arriving over the weekend ...More..

USA breaks with G7 on climate, development banks: statement
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

USA breaks with G7 on climate, development banks: statement

The final version stated that the USA will continue to engage with "key worldwide partners" in a way consistent with its domestic priorities - a "strong" economy and a "healthy environment ". It says the six G...More..

Spotsylvania Legion auxiliary celebrates Flag Day
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Spotsylvania Legion auxiliary celebrates Flag Day

Thirteen veterans will be selected by their staff in presenting an unserviceable flag which will be placed in the fire pit provided by the American Legion. "Flag Day is Wednesday", Jung said. But it is the Amer...More..

US Attorney General to appear before Senate intelligence committee
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

US Attorney General to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a member of the Intelligence committee, sent a letter to Sen. "The Justice Department says Sessions looks forward to answering the committee's questions". The h...More..

Arkansas police officer killed; manhunt underway
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Arkansas police officer killed; manhunt underway

Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said an 18-year-old suspect is being held in connection with Weatherford's death, but he did not release the person's name because no charges have been filed yet. ...More..

Donald Trump : President's attorney general, Sessions to face Russian Federation questions
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Donald Trump : President's attorney general, Sessions to face Russian Federation questions

Sessions' testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. (1830 GMT), has the potential for high drama as the Russian Federation probe continues to dominate USA politics,...More..

22 percent of MI children in poverty in 2015
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

22 percent of MI children in poverty in 2015

However, 61 percent of children ages 3 and 4 did not attend school between 2013 and 2015, a rise from 59 percent between 2009 and 2011. Overall, Michigan ranked 32nd in child well-being in the 2017 Data Book...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling

A U.S. appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised " travel ban " on people from six mainly Muslim nations. The 4th Circuit had earlier ruled against the ban but on diffe...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

White House defends Trump's travel ban after second setback from appeals court

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a judge's ruling that blocked the temporary ban on refugees as well. They also said that there was no link between nationality and tendency to commit ter...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

This Is Why A Congressman Is Officially Proposing Impeaching President Trump

Bookies are taking bets under the odds of 4/7 (64% likelihood) that Trump will either be impeached or resign from his post before his full Presidential term is up in 2020, and 5/4 (44.4% likelihood) that he...More..