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Jun 13 2017

In Cincinnati Trump calls on Democrats to help rebuild U.S. infrastructure

The president also discussed plans to overhaul the country's health insurance law, commonly known as Obamacare . Hamilton County , though, which covers the Cincinna...

Jun 13 2017

Attorney General Sessions to Face US Senate Panel in Public

Bush. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the former Alabama senator, will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. "You simply have to hel...

Jun 13 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions next up for Capitol Hill testimony

He had told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. "We've obviously pressed the White House", he said. Schum...

Jun 13 2017

Virginia honors pair who challenged interracial marriage ban

The new signage sits beside what was once Virginia's Supreme Court. The Supreme Court's ruling in the Loving v. Virginia case had an immediate and profound impact by pr...

Jun 13 2017

Senators offer resolution for Pulse victims

The owner of the gay nightclub in Florida that was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern US history says she misses the club. Gov. Rick Scott paid a visit to ...

Jun 13 2017

USA military tests ballistic missile interceptor in California amid North Korea threat

Jim Syring . The MDA describes its mission as developing and deploying a layered missile defense shield to protect the United States, its forces stationed overseas, and...

Jun 13 2017

Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

Trump says he's willing to speak with the special counsel investigating Russian government efforts to meddle in the 2016 US election . During his nearly three-hour ...

Jun 13 2017

Schumer invites Trump to testify before Senate

As for Trump's tweet attack on Comey, Pelosi said no one at the White House appears to be "brave enough" to tell the president that his tweets are "beneath the dignity ...

Jun 13 2017

US Appeals Court rules against Donald Trump travel ban

The verdict on Monday will definitely be appealed to the Supreme Court . Meanwhile, as NPR notes , this is one of several cases pending relating to the administration's...

Jun 13 2017

Ninth Circuit Rules Against Trump's Travel Ban

Lawyers for Hawaii, which challenged Trump's ban in court and won a nationwide injunction blocking it, said in court papers filed with the Supreme Court on Monday that ...

Jun 13 2017

Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home

CBS affiliate WOIO reports the three women were all found in the same bedroom. Authorities previously said the women died from gunshot wounds but after further invest...

Jun 13 2017

UK General Election Needs to be Watershed Moment for the Youth Vote

Faced with a miners' strike, Mr Heath made a decision to strengthen his mandate, although already having a working majority of more than 40. However, both Mr Heath and ...

Jun 13 2017

Author eats his own book after incorrect prediction about UK elections

Dogus didn't go as far as some Labour candidates who distanced themselves from Corbyn - one even wrote to reassure voters that she understood their misgivings about ...

Jun 13 2017

Turkey sent 15 planes of food to Qatar in last 5 days

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt have cut diplomatic and transport links with Qatar, calling on it to distance itself from Iran and to...

Jun 13 2017

Trump talks infrastructure initiative on Kentucky border

During his remarks, which lasted about half an hour, Trump framed his plan as a way to make good on his pledge to put "America first", saying expensive USA entanglement...

Jun 13 2017

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Judd Legum at Think Progress said , "Instead of testifying publicly before the appropriations committees, where these matters could be discussed in the light of day, Ses...

Jun 13 2017

Jury in Cosby sex assault trial stays late

Ms. Constand testified she became. McMonagle's arguments will be followed Monday afternoon by closing arguments from prosecutors and instructions to the jury , which...

Jun 13 2017

Phillies Select Outfielder Adam Haseley With 8th Overall Pick in MLB Draft

Phillies Director of Amateur Scouting Johnny Almaraz said Haseley could play all three outfield positions. He's got outstanding ability, outstanding tools. "He's a rea...

Jun 13 2017

Donald Trump sued over global business ties

The lawsuit , filed in US District Court for the District of Maryland , claims that Trump's businesses have received millions of dollars via leases and purchases of Tr...

Jun 13 2017

Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

As for the timing of Sessions' recusal, Comey said the FBI expected the attorney general to take himself out of the matters under investigation weeks before he actuall...