by | May 24, 2017 | 08:08

When combined with some one-time money and budget reforms passed earlier in the session, the plan protects the Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services, rural hospitals and education from further budget cuts, while keeping reductions to other agencies between three and five percent.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:33

Or justice. This speech is closely watched in the region, especially in light of Trump's attempt earlier this year to halt travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. After President Obama presided over the lifting of some worldwide sanctions on Iran, President Trump's stance echoes historical relations between the USA and Iran between the 1979 Islamic Revolution through the presidency of George W.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:08

Now, he found himself urging Muslims to join hands with the USA to defeat terrorism. In this second stop on his maiden foreign trip, Trump unexpectedly offered a new defense of his disclosure of classified information to Russian diplomats in a recent Oval Office meeting.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:35

Trumpcare went through fits and starts all year, ultimately ending in a product that was pulled to the extreme right, earning it the endorsement of most of the House Freedom Caucus, the most conservative bloc of Republicans in Congress. Republican Pat Toomey , Casey's colleague in the Senate, argues spending on Medicaid must be scaled back. The ACA expanded Medicaid with extra payments to 31 states to cover more people.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:36

On taxes , Trump promises an overhaul that would cut tax rates but rely on erasing tax breaks and economic growth to avoid adding to the deficit . President Donald Trump is set to propose a raft of politically sensitive cuts in his first full budget, for the fiscal year that starts in October, a proposal that some analysts expected would be put aside by lawmakers as they craft their own budget and spending plans.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:54

After the visit, Education Minister Naftali Bennett tweeted a photograph of Trump at the Western Wall and said , "On behalf of the Israeli people, please recognize Jerusalem as Israel's united capital". The two countries have reportedly developed covert ties based on their shared concerns over Iran's growing regional influence. "So you have another story wrong".

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:58

It was the fourth time Virginia (34-1) beat the Tar Heels this season and sends coach Brian Boland out a victor. Ritschard and Altamirano won in straight sets to give Virginia a 3-2 lead (the Tar Heels won on courts two and three) as Aragone and Henrik Wiersholm took the court to try and finish out the victory.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:50

A racial gerrymander exists when race - not other criteria, such as adherence to city and county boundaries, or efforts to protect a particular political party - is the "predominant factor" in how a legislature draws lines and the legislature presents no compelling reason for paying so much attention to race .

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:28

Democrats irate over Comey's abrupt ouster, and concerned by the inclusion of politicians on the list of possible replacements, are demanding Trump not select a partisan leader. Bush. Among his most high-profile actions was allowing Syrian-born Canadian citizen Maher Arar to be deported to Syria, where he was tortured, after being falsely named as a terrorist.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:39

The goal is to purge the rolls of millions of people off food stamps and cut Medicaid , targeting the social safety-net programs for the poor in a new wave of spending cuts. Nonetheless, some Senate Republicans, especially those in more moderate swing states, oppose such drastic cuts in healthcare and welfare benefits for such a significant part of the population.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:45

The Washington Post last night broke what may end up being the biggest bomb on the Trump Administration yet, as the President was meeting with officials in Israel. When asked about the report, a spokesperson for Coats also declined comment to the Washington Post . To all those who voted for this man let me just say we told you so.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:31

Macron's far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen , would result in anti-immigration laws being tightened and quashing the aspirations of Indian students. But although Macron received 20.7 million votes, the overall turnout of 75.3 percent was the lowest percentage since the 1969 election.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:12

He calls it "immoral". Since it's rare for a budget to pass, and continuing resolutions keep the status quo in the meantime, Trump could have taken his budget in any direction. Mulvaney said the proposed federal budget would balance, slamming the Obama administration's budgets for never being able to do so as he discussed fiscal discipline and the objective to reach sustained three percent economic growth.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:39

The legislation, now moving to the Senate requires public high school students to use bathrooms corresponding to the gender on their birth certificate. "Texas is better than what the House did tonight". A transgender "bathroom bill" headed for passage in Texas could force schools to reveal the identities of some of their transgender students.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:25

Han told the South Korean National Assembly defense committee that the recently deployed USA -led Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) system's powerful X-band radar was able to detect the missile launched on Sunday. For its part, North Korea said the missile test was in response to the nuclear dangers and threats posed by the U.S. and its followers. David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the missile could have a range of ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:20

Moore's big break came when he was cast as Simon Templar in the long-running British mystery series " The Saint ". Moore, who was 45 when he took over as Bond (and three years older than Connery), avoided a good deal of the nonsense about "replacing Connery" because George Lazenby had already taken that heat two movies before.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:49

James exchanged words with a fan late Sunday night after the Boston Celtics stormed back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter and shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Kyrie (KY'-ree) Irving finished with a game-high 29 points for the Cavaliers , while Kevin Love added 28."I feel like you have to have some type of adversity in order to be successful", James said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:13

On Monday, North Korea's regime issued a statement claiming that its new rocket could deliver a "large heavy nuclear warhead" all the way to the United States mainland. In the letter to 192 United Nations members and two observer states - dated Thursday - North Korea urged them to "reconsider any of their implementation activities until the legality of those "sanctions resolutions" are to be clarified".

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:59

Attending a Bethlehem press conference alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday, Trump expressed his " deep condolences " to the victims of the terrorist attack. Manchester police have confirmed that the explosion, which killed at least 22 people and injured 59 others, was the result of a male suicide bombing.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:50

President Donald Trump's motorcade is entering biblical Bethlehem in the West Bank, passing through an opening in Israel's towering separation barrier. "‏The Western Wall, Temple Mount and the City of David are parts of Jerusalem not recognized by America or the rest of the world". Trump vowed not to refer to attackers as "monsters" any longer "because they would like that term".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:54

Trump and Saudi leaders signed an agreement to establish the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center to cut off resources to extremist groups. "Our responsibility before God and our people and the whole world is to stand united to fight the forces of evil and extremism wherever they are.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:20

At least one person has been killed by a tornado that roared through a portion of a western Oklahoma town. The storms hit late in the afternoon Tuesday and into the evening, leveling the Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Park near Chetek, Wisconsin .

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:55

The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal while the Pentagon is a big victor. Like every presidential budget proposal, Trump's first budget blueprint is expected to be dead on arrival in the House and Senate, with many members reluctant to approve deep cuts to Medicaid and foreign aid, among other programs.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:46

According to the Clarion-Ledger, an Amber Alert was issued for 6-year-old Kingston Frazier who was left in a running vehicle around 1 a.m. when his mother, Ebony Archie , went into a Kroger's grocery store in Jackson . About 10 miles away from here in Jackson , his family has gathered, so they can grieve together through this very hard time. "Prayers for your family".

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:39

In a speech delivered at the Israel Museum shortly before his departure, Trump reiterated that he was "personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement ". "But we can only get there working together", Trump said at an arrival ceremony at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. "So, we are telling you right now, that Iran will not have nuclear weapons", he said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:48

The four people briefed on the discussions requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. Two other attorneys - Brendan Sullivan Jr. Choosing Kasowitz as head of Trump's legal team and Lieberman as the man to lead the government agency probing the matter could lead to serious ethical questions.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:57

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as food stamps , would be changed to require more childless people to work and would shift more of the costs to state governments. "Come on. That doesn't add up". "If you are on disability and you should not be, we need you to go back to work". "As a country, we'll be split right down the middle on these priorities", he said.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:23

Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, called the proposal "a devastating blow to millions of low income people throughout the country, in a transparent effort to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy and increase defense spending".

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:20

These proposed cuts, including defunding Planned Parenthood , ending the National Endowment for the Arts and winding down funding on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, are political landmines for many Republicans in Congress. The new budget also covers "mandatory" spending, including such big-ticket items as Medicare and Social Security. Highlights of the 10-year plan, a sharp departure from President Barack Obama's budget proposals, include raising defense discretionary spending ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 05:22

Barry Baker , 29, was charged with assault after the May 10 incident outside a 7-Eleven in West Chester, PA . Barry Baker of Coatesville is accused of mocking and sucker punching a man with cerebral palsy outside of a 7-Eleven store.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:57

The decision pushed prices back above $50 per barrel, giving a fiscal boost to major oil producers. But it also spurred growth in the US shale industry, which is not participating in the output deal, thus slowing the market's rebalancing.

by | May 24, 2017 | 04:03

Pence , who received an honorary degree from the university, said that "far too many campuses across America have become characterised by speech codes, safe zones, tone policing, administration-sanctioned political correctness - all of which amounts to nothing less than suppression of the freedom of speech".

by | May 24, 2017 | 03:58

Conspiracy website Infowars' Washington bureau chief, Jerome Corsi, conducted a live broadcast from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House, telling viewers that Infowars had obtained a temporary pass and was working to obtain permanent White House press credentials.

by | May 24, 2017 | 03:28

Witnesses have invoked it in order to avoid testifying against themselves, or to avoid being forced to produce documents that could be used against them. The FBI is investigating whether members of the Trump campaign cooperated with Russian intelligence agencies during or after the 2016 race. Elijah Cummings , who sits on the House of Representatives Oversight Committee, said Mr Flynn did not fully disclose a payment he received from a Kremlin-friendly broadcaster.

by | May 24, 2017 | 03:22

Authorities arrested Sean Christoper Urbanski, a white 22-year-old student at the University of Maryland , and charged him with first-degree murder . According to court recordings, Urbanski approached the group and said, "Step to the left if you know what's going for you". When Collins replied "no", Urbanski stabbed him once in the chest.