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White House Wants More Flexible Russia-Sanctions Deal From Congress

The White House is seeking to influence some GOP House members to ease up on the Senate-passed Russian Federation sanctions, hoping that the lower chamber will provide "administration-friendly" changes, according to Politico . The bipartisan support...

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

Marco Rubio (R), who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee that is investigating the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation, and Miami Republican congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, a key member of the House appropriations committ...

Otto Warmbier's father thanks Trump administration

He arrived in the United States on Tuesday and is stable but "shows no sign of understanding language, responding to verbal commands or awareness of his surrounding", said Dr Daniel Kanter, medical director of the neuroscience intensive care unit a...

Trump Twitter Rant: Crooked H Destroyed Phones With Hammer, Bleached Emails

U.S. President also blasts Hillary Clinton in Twitter diatribe. "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". Comey was sacked soon afterwards. Toge...

Butler Hires Familiar Face As Next Men's Basketball Coach

The connection between Jordan and Butler dates back almost two decades to when the standout guard played for athletic director Barry Collier and led the Bulldogs to three NCAA bids from 1998-2001. During that stretch, his efforts helped the Bulldog...

Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations

The interaction with Coats indicates that Trump aimed to enlist top officials to have Comey curtail the bureau's probe. But even just talking to them about the FBI investigation would still be inappropriate, according to current and former int...

Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony - White House

Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday in a hearing that will likely shed light on his conversations and interactions with Trump. Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate, said he expected Comey'...

Video captures deadly confrontation at Greenville auto dealership

Police have released cellphone video of the deadly shootout at a Texas vehicle dealership Tuesday that left three people dead. Hutchinson had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a first degree drug charge from the Hennepin County Sherri...

Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

He lashed out at the government's Russian Federation investigation as a "Witch Hunt!" What do you do about a problem like covfefe? Sticking to a long-held strategy, both Trump and top spokesman Sean Spicer have ripped into the media since thi...

Recently passed veterans honored at Northampton Memorial Day service

Unfortunately, much of the nation has lost touch with this original goal of the day, especially for those who have no close ties to the military. But more importantly, let us not forget those who fought valiantly and laid down their lives for the...

ICE arrests almost 200 illegal immigrants during 5-day operation in California

During the five-day "expanded enforcement operation" that concluded on Wednesday, ICE agents arrested 188 individuals in Southern California. Roughly 90% of them - 169 - had prior criminal convictions, including 43 for drug offenses, 27 for domes...

House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

After three weeks of meetings, senators have not reached an agreement on how to approach a variety of issues, like the scope of Medicaid , protections for people with pre-existing conditions and other protections provided to consumers in the individ...

Philippine troops battle IS-linked gunmen in southern city

The Independent in the United Kingdom, meanwhile, is reporting that Maute is the military group that's tied to ISIS, and they're storming the city to take over from the government. local time Tuesday, Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana ...

Tornado watch issued for area

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office said a possible tornado passed near Prosperity Wednesday afternoon. Lightning, hail, tornadoes, heavy rainfall during thunderstorms are all possible with Wednesday's weather before the storms roll out of the are...

Cops: Florida man kills neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

Arthurs reportedly told police his roommates " disrespected his Muslim faith ", and said he "had become angered by what he described as the world's anti-Muslim sentiment and wanted to bring attention to his cause ", Bay News 9 reported . Tampa poli...

U.S. extends 'temporary protected status' to Haitians until January

The Department of Homeland Security uses temporary protected status to keep people from getting deported to risky situations such as a civil war or environmental disaster. Late past year the Obama administration concluded that Haiti was not stabl...

Hillary Clinton Practiced Resisting Trump Hugs During Debate Prep

Clinton and the aide portraying Trump walk to the middle of the mock-stage, and Clinton extends her hand. An aide to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton posted a video on Twitter on Friday showing how the former secretary of state practiced duck...

Three NM Planned Parenthood clinics to close this year

Governor Terry Branstad, who looks set to become US ambassador to China, signed a $1.7 billion health and human services appropriations bill on Friday. "14,676. That's the number of patients these four health centers have served over the last thr...

Dayton signs Real ID bill, averting travel woes for 2018

Daudt says Dayton's stance on spending is "out of touch with where Minnesotans are at on these issues and we're gonna keep fighting for tax relief and for money for roads and bridges". This would allow current Minnesota licenses and IDs to again be a...

Health Care repeal passes US House

Chief among them: a guarantee of paying the same amount for coverage regardless of health history. The CBO's analysis of the original GOP bill concluded that version of the legislation could leave as many as 24 million additional people without h...

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Ten of the fraternity members, including those facing the most serious charges, were arraigned on Friday and each released on $100,000 unsecured bail. The brothers' GroupMe conversations in particular "demonstrated a concerted effort by some of the B...

Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The order also offers unspecified "regulatory relief" to groups - such as the Little Sisters of the Poor - that faced fines and other repercussions for defying an Obamacare mandate to provide contraceptives to their employees. Some Mississippi rel...

George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

But despite six centuries of staying power, the tree was declared dead past year, the apparent victim, the New York Times has said , of old age and some volatile weather. The tree stands about 100 feet tall, has a trunk circumference of 18 feet and...

Trump slams 'ridiculous' court ruling on immigration

Trump tweeted: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings ". "They used to call this 'judge shopping!' Messy system", Trump said, referring to the common practice of filing sev...

Russian hackers reportedly target Emmanuel Macron's campaign in French election

Russia-linked hackers targeted the French presidential campaign of front-runner Emmanuel Macron, according to an anti-virus firm. Mahjoubi said the attempts to penetrate the Macron campaign dated to December 2016. Trend Micro did not accuse any cou...

Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary: "Be a Champion for Free Trade"

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Purdue as the Secretary of Agriculture on Monday, much to the approval of Nebraska's congressional delegation. The current measure expires in 2018. By the end of his first 100 days, President ...

White House Refuses to Release Visitor Logs

Press Secretary Sean Spicer is defending the White House's decision not to disclose visitor logs. The changes have drawn intense criticism from government ethics advocates across the city. United States First Lady Melania Trump and son Baron will m...

Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

It is here on this very sliver of land-on this border-that we take our stand". Sessions also announced that he was sending a memorandum to all federal prosecutors directing them to make prosecution of certain immigration offenses a higher priority....

The night Clinton said what she never expected to say: 'Congratulations, Donald'

We learn that campaign manager Robby Mook , the wunderkind whose heart belongs to data, pushes voter modeling and analytics and models, while pinching pennies on everything else. The venue was Hillary's preferred location for kicking off the campaig...

Turkey opposition to appeal referendum at top court

The pro-Kurdish opposition HDP, which had appealed along with the CHP for the referendum to be annulled, said the late decision by the electoral board to allow un-stamped ballots meant it was impossible to determine how many invalid or fake votes may...

National Football League confirms schedule release Thursday, 5 pm PT

Statistically, the Jaguars do play better in London: they are 2-2 there in the past four years and 13-47 everywhere else. In primetime, the Packers will attempt to extinguish some of remaining stench from their blowout loss to Atlanta last January ...

Trump to sign 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order

But critics of the program said it's a trick by companies to hire cheap, foreign workers instead of hiring Americans to do the job. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) said that while the announcement reflected the administration's ...

Agency says deported man had no special status

The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services didn't immediately respond to NewsHour requests for comment. "Just last month Secretary Kelly promised me that no one with ...

Family members ID teens found dead in suburban NY park

Last month, authorities announced the arrests of more than a dozen gang members, including some charged with killing two high school girls with baseball bats and machetes as they walked near their home. 'We are not releasing the date or time they w...

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

She went out for a jog at about 1 p.m. on August 7 along Brooks Station Road and when she didn't return, her family contacted police. Her body was located the next day less than a mile from her mother's home. Early said they expect to add murder char...

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U.S. extends 'temporary protected status' to Haitians until January

The Department of Homeland Security uses temporary protected status to keep people from getting deported to risky situations such as a civil war or environmental disaster. Lat...

Hillary Clinton Practiced Resisting Trump Hugs During Debate Prep

Clinton and the aide portraying Trump walk to the middle of the mock-stage, and Clinton extends her hand. An aide to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton posted a video on Twit...

Dayton signs Real ID bill, averting travel woes for 2018

Daudt says Dayton's stance on spending is "out of touch with where Minnesotans are at on these issues and we're gonna keep fighting for tax relief and for money for roads and bridg...

Three NM Planned Parenthood clinics to close this year

Governor Terry Branstad, who looks set to become US ambassador to China, signed a $1.7 billion health and human services appropriations bill on Friday. "14,676. That's the num...

Health Care repeal passes US House

Chief among them: a guarantee of paying the same amount for coverage regardless of health history. The CBO's analysis of the original GOP bill concluded that version of the leg...

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Ten of the fraternity members, including those facing the most serious charges, were arraigned on Friday and each released on $100,000 unsecured bail. The brothers' GroupMe convers...

Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The order also offers unspecified "regulatory relief" to groups - such as the Little Sisters of the Poor - that faced fines and other repercussions for defying an Obamacare manda...

George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

But despite six centuries of staying power, the tree was declared dead past year , the apparent victim, the New York Times has said , of old age and some volatile weather. The tr...

Trump slams 'ridiculous' court ruling on immigration

Trump tweeted: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings ". "They used to call this 'judge shopping!' Mes...

Russian hackers reportedly target Emmanuel Macron's campaign in French election

Russia-linked hackers targeted the French presidential campaign of front-runner Emmanuel Macron, according to an anti-virus firm. Mahjoubi said the attempts to penetrate the Macr...

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Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary: "Be a Champion for Free Trade"

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Purdue as the Secretary of Agriculture on Monday, much to the approval of Nebraska's congressional delegation. The current m...

White House Refuses to Release Visitor Logs

Press Secretary Sean Spicer is defending the White House's decision not to disclose visitor logs. The changes have drawn intense criticism from government ethics advocates across t...

Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

It is here on this very sliver of land-on this border-that we take our stand". Sessions also announced that he was sending a memorandum to all federal prosecutors directing them ...

The night Clinton said what she never expected to say: 'Congratulations, Donald'

The night Clinton said what she never expected to say: 'Congratulations, Donald'

We learn that campaign manager Robby Mook , the wunderkind whose heart belongs to data, pushes voter modeling and analytics and models, while pinching pennies on everything else. ...

Turkey opposition to appeal referendum at top court

The pro-Kurdish opposition HDP, which had appealed along with the CHP for the referendum to be annulled, said the late decision by the electoral board to allow un-stamped ballots m...