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Trump signs executive orders for tax overhaul

The cuts will be " bigger I believe than any tax cut ever ", he said, according to the AP report. On Sunday Mulvaney - who before his current role was a conse...


Republican wins surprisingly close Kansas congressional election

A Democrat last won the fourth district in 1992. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and spent almost $120,000 in the final days of the campaign, signaling how scared they were ...


U.N. Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea

The United States could strike North Korea if it attacks a USA military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile, President Donald Trump's U.N. The u...


Trump Meets With Aid Worker After Negotiating Release From Egypt

Last week, an Egyptian court dropped all charges against her. Set to "God Bless the US", whose creator sang at Trump's inaugural concert , the two-minute vid...


State's unemployment rate drops to 3.5 percent

The national unemployment rate for March was 4.5 percent, a.2 percent decrease from January. San Diego's 4.2 percent in March is close to a post-recession low...


2 federal judges deny requests from inmates

A flurry of eleventh-hour legal appeals at both the state and federal level for a stay of the executions are expected to fail, as they did last week when the US...


US Supreme Court blocks execution

A lethal injection room at an unidentified prison. Rutledge added, "The families have waited far too long to see justice, and I will continue to make that a p...


Mexico Will Pay For Border Wall 'Eventually'

Trump has few legislative accomplishments to show for his first 100 days in office - a mark that he will hit on the same day as the deadline to fund the governm...


US Defense Secretary Mattis Says Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Lavrov spoke with Tillerson by telephone on Friday and they agreed once again to look into organizing an objecti...


Nation's seventh-ranked QB for 2018 commits to UCLA

He reportedly chose UCLA over MI but holds offers from, among others, Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas. The Bruins cou...


2nd Parchment Copy of Declaration of Independence Found ... Outside US

The document is not simply a previously-unknown piece of American history - it also affords a unique window into the political upheavals of the early Republic, ...


Arkansas performs first execution in 12 years after Supreme Court denies stays

Convicted murdered Ledell Lee was put to death after a flurry of last-minute court rulings Thursday that had left the latest of eight planned Arkansas execu...


Kendrick Lamar Shares Epic Congratulations Text From His Mom

READ Kendrick Lamar's Mom Says "DAMN" Is His Best Album So Far: 'This CD Is Bomb!' Billboard reports that the Compton rapper's " Damn " has sold 603,000 uni...


Funeral for Facebook shooting victim scheduled in Ohio

There was no fingerpointing - just hugs. There was reportedly no finger pointing or blame, just mutual grief over the ordeal. During the meeting, the three wo...


Gov. Scott Urges Quicker Action To Repeal Obamacare

I don't want people to get hurt. Ryan told his conference Saturday that the whip count will drive the timing on the GOP's health care bill. "He has insisted d...


Funeral Plans Announced in CT for Aaron Hernandez

Sheff filed a wrongful death suit versus Hernandez on behalf of Ursula Ward, the mother of Odin L. Lloyd, who a jury in 2015 convicted the ex-Patriot of killing...


New York Pilots Free College Tuition Plan

Cuomo and the gang in the New York legislature passed a law mandating that all college students go to work instead, and that their earnings be given to people...


Gov. Cuomo signs bill giving free SUNY tuition to qualifying students

Matt Rivera nearly dropped out of UB after his freshman year because tuition was too expensive. "I think Andrew and I would be delighted if other states say 'We...


Trump to speak next Saturday in Harrisburg rally

The rally is the same night as the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, which Mr. Trump has said he will skip. President Donald Trump revealed on Saturd...


Judge Neil Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

But in prior decades, the newly confirmed justices routinely went to the White House to take the oath alongside the president. Justice Byron White had a five-...


Sobbing Passenger, Confrontation Caught On Video Of American Airlines Incident

Now it's American Airlines' turn to apologize for an intense confrontational incident on an airplane. American Airlines responded publicly to the incident...


Trump orders review of H-1B visa programme

Agencies are also being asked to suggest changes so that H-1B visas are granted to the "most-skilled or highest-paid applicants". On April 18, 2017, President...


Sessions tags wrong city for immigrant crimes

The Justice Department sent letters to officials in California, New York City, Philadelphia and other places singled out past year by the agency's inspector gen...


Dry Tuesday, Stormy Wednesday

The way this system looks to move through the area means we could see quite a bit of rain on Wednesday , possibly over an inch. We're already watching the pote...


Dad of abducted Tenn. teen thinks she was brainwashed

Cummins was arrested and taken into federal custody to face a charge of transportation of a minor across state lines for sexual intercourse. The girl, Elizab...


Arkansas executes first inmate since 2005

Asa Hutchinson had originally set out a plan to execute eight prisoners before the state's batch of the lethal injection drug, midazolam, expires at the end of ...


Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday

This weekend at Bristol has been havoc due to the weather. So much that the Monster Energy Cup Series race there was postponed until Monday. Come Saturday, ra...


Howard Dean: Coulter's 'Hate Speech' Not Protected by First Amendment

But Coulter responded via Twitter on Thursday, indicating they've already spent money for the previously scheduled event on April 27, and she's not available to...


Support for marijuana legalization just hit an all time high

British Columbians were also most likely to back legalization, with 75 per cent support, while support was weakest in Quebec where only 51 per cent of people ag...


Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at Tribeca Fest

Director at African Parks Andrea Heydlauff, from left, Executive Vice President of Digital Product at National Geographic Partners Rachel Webber, writer/direc...


Wounded vet crosses finish line in Boston Marathon

He tried to jostle her, but was met with fierce resistance on Ms. Switzer's part. "It was awesome out there", Switzer said, according to the Globe. "Running...


Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall

Asked on " Fox News Sunday " whether Trump will sign a government-funding bill that doesn't include money for the border wall, Mick Mulvaney, director of the Of...


Trump says he'll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

Trump held a post-election rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in December. "Look forward to it!" tweeted Mr. Trump. The reasoning for the rally or topics of di...


Schumer says USA budget deal doable if Trump stays out of it

In a tweet Sunday, Trump elbowed Democrats who have resisted his call to include wall funding. When asked by anchor Chris Wallace if Trump would sign a bill...


Republicans Trump, Ryan join Democrat Schumer to press Canada on milk trade

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland noted in a statement in response to Trump that any increase of trade barriers between the two countries woul...