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Jun 01 2017

Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One Seems To Know

The two numbers should be added together, bringing the total level of cuts to more than $1.4 trillion over a ten-year period. When tasked with producing a budget, the...

Jun 01 2017

Trump's 'covfefe' tweet sends internet into a frenzy

But nonetheless Trump's tweet has led to multiple questions being asked, such as "what is covfefe? ", "could covfefe really have a secret meaning?" and "why am I wastin...

Jun 01 2017

Transgender student at Wisconsin high school wins appeal

Authored by Circuit Judge Ann Claire Williams , the majority affirmed a lower ruling against the school district and argued that Whitaker could claim discrimination...

Jun 01 2017

Cleveland Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

On that fateful day in 2014, the officers responded to a call about Rice playing with a pellet gun near a recreation center. Sterling's death on July 5 in Baton Rouge, ...

Jun 01 2017

Flynn agrees to provide some requested documents

Meanwhile, Mr Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin sounded similar tones as they criticised the ongoing U.S. scrutiny of Russia's attempts to sway the presidential ...

Jun 01 2017

Liberals React to Dem Loss in Montana

In an analysis of the election results, Daily Yonder compared the rural, urban and suburban voting patterns to the 2016 Presidential Election. The House seat, which ope...

Jun 01 2017

Shooting at Nissan dealership leaves 3 men dead in Greenville

The group U.S. Fugitive Apprehension claimed Hutchinson was wanted on felony counts of disarming a police officer, fourth-degree assault of an officer and first-degree na...

Jun 01 2017

Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

Greg Ahhott last month into law. "There was a subsequent exchange between my brother Poncho and Representative Rinaldi and there was a threat made from Rinaldi to put a...

Jun 01 2017

Comey Planning To Testify Publicly As Early As Next Week

The Wall Street Journal confirmed that Comey is expected to testify as early as Thursday of next week. Following Trump's firing of Comey, reports have surfaced about...

Jun 01 2017

White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

Trump had a hard time filling the job of communications director, picking Dubke in February after Jason Miller , who filled the slot during Trump's campaign, refused to ...

Jun 01 2017

Trump, Merkel get along well: White House

Very bad for US This will change", Trump tweeted . "The U.S. has a trade deficit because consumers have money to spend - and they spend it", said Merrill Matthews, re...

Jun 01 2017

Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

Shulkin is warning the VA is “still in critical condition” despite efforts to reduce wait times for medical appointments and expand care in the private sector. To rea...

May 31 2017

Ariana Grande and friends to play Manchester on Sunday

On Sunday, a charity and solidarity concert will be held and today (Tuesday) Ariana Grande announced that she will be the lead performer. This image taken from the T...

May 31 2017

Tougher than ever, 90th National Spelling Bee gets underway

A pair of young Mainers are in Washington D.C. preparing for the main event of the spelling season. He finished second in the North South Foundation spelling bee , con...

May 31 2017

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

Kelly Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his global trip earlier t...

May 31 2017

Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

But Rawlings-Blake stopped short of removing the monuments, citing costs and logistical concerns, and left a final decision up to Pugh, who took office in December. Rawli...

May 31 2017

Modi has "very good interaction" with Merkel during Germany visit

Given this new context for global relations, she said, "I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands - of course in friendship with the ...

May 31 2017

Melania and Ivanka Trump veiled and demure at Pope meeting

Security has been stepped up across Rome, with the areas around the Vatican City , the Italian presidential palace and the American ambassador's residence, where Mr Trum...

May 31 2017

IPOB, MASSOB members arrested in Ebonyi

Several members of the groups were sighted at venues of yesterday's Democracy Day celebrations distributing handbills. Many people also stocked up on household goods ye...

May 31 2017

Justices side with police in California shooting case

The couple filed suit in 2011, alleging excessive force and federal civil rights violations. Writing the opinion for the Supreme Court , Justice Samuel Alito said ...