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Patrick unswayed by House votes on bathrooms, property taxes

A more sweeping measure, nearly identical to North Carolina's transgender bathroom bill, which would have prevented Texas residents from using bathrooms tha...


President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

Angela Merkel , the German chancellor, also faces the same prospect ahead of a September poll. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, file). Macron and Canada's Prime...


Republican accused of 'bodyslam' wins Montana special election

Police were called to the scene of Wednesday's incident, at a Gianforte campaign event in the city of Bozeman, and Jacobs was taken to hospital for X-rays. It w...


Trump handshake showdown with France's Macron

U.S President Donald Trump congratulated newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron for his "tremendous victory" and "incredible campaign" as they met f...


Trump son-in-law under spotlight in Russia investigation

The FBI , several congressional committees and a special counsel appointed by the Justice Department are looking into allegations of meddling by Russia in th...


Republican accused of 'body slamming' journalist leads in Montana election

With 96 percent of the vote counted, he led Quist by 51 percent to 43 percent. However, both sides say the House race was tightening as Quist focussed on cr...


GOP leaders praise Trump's balanced budget plan

About $2 billion of the $20 billion collected in 2015 was from gift taxes - the rest was from the estate tax. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a fellow Rep...


President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue were also testifying. But Democrats on the co...


Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information

Mr Trump said USA justice officials would prosecute whoever was responsible for the leaks, which resulted in the publication of highly sensitive crime scene ph...


Texas Legislature advances school transgender bathroom law

The state attorney general could sue any district that does not comply. "This is not about a class of children or transgender children", Paddie said, adding t...


Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire

Attorney General Steve Marshall's office says the ruling doesn't matter and Arthur's execution will go forward. "Most importantly, tonight, the family of Troy...


Texas pushes ahead with 'bathroom bill' as others shy away

Rand Paul , R-Ky., who seems dead set against supporting anything that is not seen as a complete gutting of the bill Republicans derisively call Obamacare. SB 1...


Full Speech: Present Trump Hopeful And Peaceful Final Speech In Israel

The president was in Rome on Tuesday for a meeting with Pope Francis . Speaking in the Middle East on his first foreign trip, Trump said he would not call th...


Lieberman Frontrunner For FBI Job

This week Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the current investigation into Rus...


Missouri State Highway Patrol prepares for Memorial Day weekend

Eight people have died on Montana roads in just the last week, and MHP plans to step up its own patrols as people head to the lakes, campgrounds and state and n...


Gianforte wins House race after assault charge

A Fox News team said they saw Gianforte grab Jacobs "by the neck with both hands" and slam him into the ground. Gianforte was expected to address supporte...


Sad Mother's Day for family of slain Ohio nurse's aide

Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric Disario, 36, was shot while responding to the active shooter situation. This undated image released by Allison Burnet...


Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election, CNN projects

Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor of assault after Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs attempted to interview the GOP standard bearer for the seat. An...


Joe Lieberman is front-runner to be next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

President Trump likely believed that naming former Sen. According to Politico , if Trump thought that Lieberman would be a choice welcomed by Democrats ,...


Texas Legislature OKs expanded prohibitions on bestiality

The bill includes provisions requiring statewide audits of school districts to track academic performance of students, said Rep. Melissa Rooker, R-Fairway. "Wha...


White House, DOJ miss Senate deadline to provide James Comey memos, records

People familiar with the FBI's investigation told the Journal that the bureau has not contacted Kushner. The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issu...


Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte

But speaking at his victory party in Bozeman shortly after the race was called, Gianforte admitted he was in the wrong and offered an apology to Jacobs. It cont...


Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny

Kushner's attorney said Thursday the Trump aide would cooperate in the investigation. For weeks, the Senate intelligence committee has shown interest in int...


CBO scores Trumpcare bill, estimates 23 million lose insurance by 2026

But that would come at the expense of 23 million people who would not be able to afford health insurance over the next decade. Senate Republicans don't like...


Trump Meets Pope at Vatican

Trump had a half hour of the pope's time for a discussion; they also exchanged gifts and posed for pictures. "I leave the Vatican more determined than ever t...


Republican candidate charged with assault leading in special Montana House race

The Montana Republican Congressional candidate charged with assaulting a reporter packs a powerful tech pedigree. "The body-slamming? Ah, yeah, it just seems ...


Seventh grader named 'Most Likely To Become A Terrorist'

The three other teachers in the room laughed when the awards were handed out, according to Lizeth. Other teachers were said to be watching and laughing as s...


Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research

The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, February 19 by M Partners. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Pacifi...


Kansas lawmakers prepare to debate tax hikes, school funding

The House version of HB 107 didn't include an increase in the sales-tax rate nor did it include Senate proposals to provide tax relief to coal companies or in...


Turkish president looks on his bodyguards attack

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon expressed his concerns over the incident to the Turkish Ambassador. But Ankara is now ...


Caroline Kennedy says she's missed JFK every day of her life

She reminisced about hiding under the Oval Office desk and sailing with her father as a child. One of her daughters, Tatiana Kennedy Schlossberg, then describ...


Polls close in election after candidate allegedly body slams reporter

In November, Trump won the state by 20 points and a Democrat hasn't won the congressional seat for two decades. In a firsthand account published on the netw...


A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban

A federal appeals court ruling says President Donald Trump's revised travel ban vaguely invoked national security interests but is rooted in religious intol...


Health care bill would drive up premiums for millions, CBO finds

Senate Republicans are holding closed-door meetings in an effort to write their own legislation. Rep. Kevin Brady , R-Texas (from left), with Vice Presid...


Manchester Terrorists Are 'Evil Losers In Life'

Roughly 500 demonstrators rallied in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv and U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem Monday, bearing signs that read, "Impeach Trump" ...