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May 24 2017

Tornadoes strike from Texas to Wisconsin

Jennie-O also confirmed a turkey farm near Chetek's Prairie Lake Estates mobile park suffered damage from Tuesday's tornado. He said he and his wife drove away to safety ...

May 24 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

While Trump is proposing to increase the defense budget, the push for more high-priced weapons will wait another year. No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn call...

May 24 2017

10 people seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

Bill Cosby's lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to "systematically" keep blacks off the jury after prosecutors used their strikes to keep two black women ...

May 24 2017

Family: 6-year-old will 'not die in vain'

Police found the kidnapped boy dead in the back of the abandoned Camry about eight hours later on a rural Madison County road about 10 miles from the store. "Other than i...

May 24 2017

$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

California would have to raise an additional $200 billion in tax revenue just to pay for the Healthy California Act , although there's nothing in the bill that would c...

May 24 2017

Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu

Bethlehem/jerusalem, May 23 US President Donald Trump today said that he is committed "to do everything" to achieve israel-Palestinian peace deal but made it clear that...

May 24 2017

Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russia probe

Giuffra met with Trump in the Oval Office on Friday, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters . Kasowitz has represented Trump for 15 years on a wide range of ...

May 23 2017

President badly cuts Medicaid in budget

Trump's budget is expected to call for defense spending increases, funding for a wall on the border with Mexico, more Border Patrol agents, cut taxes sharply, and no cu...

May 23 2017

Trump Administration Eyeing Low-Income Subsidies in Obamacare Repeal Bill

Congressman Dan Newhouse missed the May 4 House vote on the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) as he cared for his wife, Carol, during her battle with cancer. Then they lo...

May 23 2017

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI Director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into ...

May 23 2017

University of Maryland stabbing suspect expected in court today

Burnim wrote in a statement . Collins fell backwards and was helped by his friends before university officers arrived and performed CPR, Mitchell said. The judge decli...

May 23 2017

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

Early press reports indicate that farm subsidies will be part of $1.7 trillion in proposed cuts to mandatory spending. Trump's blueprint for the 2018 budget year comes ...

May 23 2017

5 jurors picked for Cosby trial, 2 know a sex assault victim

A crucial phase of entertainer Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts Monday, May 22, 2017, when lawyers gather. The trial is set to begin on 5 June. "That's really th...

May 23 2017

Trans-Pacific Partnership moving ahead without US

What has changed between the two meetings is the coming to power of the Trump administration in the United States and its insistence that worldwide agreements, including ...

May 23 2017

Chinese Fighters Intercept Nuke-Detecting Plane Over East China Sea

It has recently been deployed near the Korean Peninsula over tensions with North Korea . "For a long time U.S. ships and aircraft have been carrying out close up surve...

May 23 2017

Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

Dana Loesch praised President Trump for calling out the killing of Christians in the Middle East and for saying "Islamic extremism". "For many centuries the Middle ...

May 23 2017

Santorum warns Trump on impeachment: This can't continue

White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures to prepare for the possible impeachment of the US President Donald Trump, although officials still beli...

May 23 2017

Tornadoes cause damage in Wisconsin, Oklahoma

The twisters were among up to 29 that were reportedly spawned by powerful storms that raced through a swath of the central USA stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes on...

May 23 2017

Trump budget slams safety-net programs for poor

The result was $3.6 trillion in cuts over 10 years - the most ever proposed by a USA president - to reach balance in 2027 without touching Medicare or Social Security ret...

May 23 2017

Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

During a phone conversation with newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, "Iran is ready for cooperation on al...