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by | May 25, 2017 | 17:49

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, walking along side, the president appears to reach back for his wife's hand. The tailored noir coat she chose for her arrival in Rome features gold embroidery at the sleeves, an area that is the subject of much debate today as a clip of the first lady appearing to avoid holding President Trump's hand went viral.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:38

Simpson trial, said "celebrity-obsessed" African American men could be ideal jurors for Cosby, especially if they'd watched or listened to trials involving celebrities. Six of the 15 blacks dismissed from the initial jury pool this week were tossed based on their questionnaires. Others were sent home after being questioned individually about various problems or conflicts.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:08

Sessions argues Holder's approach sidestepped federal laws that impose such sentences and created inconsistency across the country in the way defendants are punished. The memo takes us back to the " War on Drugs " mentality that has led to our current age of mass incarceration, making the U.S. the world leader in the number of people incarcerated.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:44

However, benefits would be skimpier, and reductions would likely be smaller for older Americans. And many insurers have withdrawn from the market altogether, leaving certain areas of the country with one or no plan offerings. In addition, insurers would be able to impose annual and lifetime limits, a practice banned by the Affordable Care Act , on benefits on longer considered essential by states.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:06

Part of California's famed Pacific Coast Highway is covered in dirt and rocks after a landslide covered the highway near Big Sur. Engineers warn that we may see more before the seasonal danger is over. On the other hand, he acknowledges his theory may be wishful thinking. In fact, the winter storms have cause at least $1.3 billion in damage to California roads this year, a number that is expected to rise after this weekend's collapse, Caltrans District 5 spokesman Jim Shivers told the Los ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:59

Though the tape only includes audio of the encounter, a team of Fox News Channel reporters were present during the scuffle. Mr Gianforte's campaign released a statement saying Mr Jacobs was displaying "aggressive" behvaiour. Of the apparently violent nature of the event, Johnson said, "Some voters will view this as a character issue that could hurt Gianforte at the polls".

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:45

House of Representatives. No one from Georgia dared defend the candidate, a wealthy former technology executive, in the hours after he allegedly 'body-slammed' the Guardian's Ben Jacobs ahead of a campaign stop in Bozeman for asking questions about the GOP health care bill.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:59

Dropped benefits, but lowered premiums? "The CBO - [a] nonpartisan fact-based score - shows what a horror show this Republican plan is for people who need healthcare most", he said. That amount would rise more slowly than the cost of treating patients over time, so as to lessen the federal government's financial exposure. The Congressional Budget Office, a non-partisan group of experts who analyze U.S.

by | May 25, 2017 | 18:03

In Massachusetts, more than 190,000 people are enrolled in subsidized insurance plans through the state's Health Connector. The health care bill that Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront many others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday .

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:53

According to TMZ , "The judge didn't lecture Dani.it was all business". Mathers was in court Wednesday and copped a plea in her criminal invasion of privacy case. She also posted a selfie covering her mouth. Mathers contended she meant to send the photo privately to a friend and accidentally posted it publicly.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:40

But leadership said it doesn't need everyone to get business done. House and Senate negotiators agreed Wednesday on a revised plan that would raise $953 million over two years by increasing income taxes, boosting liquor taxes and imposing the state's sales tax on a few services.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:56

He said it raised questions in his mind about whether Russian Federation gained cooperation. Former CIA director John Brennan said Tuesday that he did not know whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin, but told lawmakers that he had seen intelligence that triggered questions about the possibility of such coordination.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:58

But while average premiums for those who buy their own insurance are projected to be lower after 2020 than under Obamacare - partly because plans would cover less - many consumers would pay more than they would under the current law, the budget office said .

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:27

Three Fox News staffers said they witnessed the assault while they were waiting to interview Gianforte. He therefore a fine of up to $500, or up to six months in the county jail, or both. "Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses", Jacobs tweeted . A statement from Shane Scalon, a spokesperson for the Gianforte campaign, contested Jacobs' version of events.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:20

But at 2:31 p.m., pitcher Garret Rukes, who underwent Tommy John surgery last month, tweeted, "God is good". UA athletic officials also reached out to some players and their families to advise them to wait before making decisions on whether to transfer.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:24

Counter terror police chiefs said the leak undermined their investigation and victims' and witnesses' confidence. "And as I've said, it continues at a pace". She is expected to raise the issue of intelligence leaks with U.S. President Donald Trump, according to the Guardian newspaper, amid speculation that key allies could become reluctant to share vital security information with the world's superpower.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:25

In short, for a number of reasons, the area is essentially shut off for the main scenic portion most people associate with the road. "We haven't been able to go up there and assess. Officials had closed the highway before the slide because crews had been trying to remove dirt from an earlier slide. Smith said crews had been out doing fix work at Mud Creek but were ordered out of the area a week ago because of small slides that were taking place almost everyday.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:27

Do you think they need to tone it down? Republican state. Sen Gerald Allen of Alabama, who sponsored the legislation, described the measure as a safeguard against a "wave of political correctness". State Rep. Karl Oliver expressed his frustration over the weekend with a growing movement to get rid of monuments that critics say celebrate slavery.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:56

Brennan, who departed as Central Intelligence Agency chief when Trump took office in January, said he believed he was the first US official to raise the matter of election interference with the Russians, citing an August 4, 2016 phone call he had with the head of Russia's FSB security service, Alexander Bortnikov.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:57

France's incoming president Emmanuel Macron has an ambitious economic agenda and a favourable economic environment and business leaders' backing in his favour - but can he bring change? Macron is a keen advocate of the European Union and the euro currency, while Le Pen has proposed taking France out of both.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:39

Citing two unidentified sources, CNN reported that White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures in an effort to prepare for what officials still believe is a distant possibility that Trump could have to fend off attempts to remove him from office.

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:57

President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis , the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed. " Potica? Ah, yes", the Slovenian-born Mrs Trump responded, while laughing. "We had a fantastic meeting". The U.S. Catholic Church hierarchy opposes Trump's attempt to cut federal assistance for cities that give sanctuary to illegal immigrants.

by | May 25, 2017 | 17:08

The pope gave the president a large medal by a Roman artist, inscribed with an olive branch - a symbol of peace. As the Trump's disembarked Air Force One in Italy Melania wasn't interested in the US President's touch. He squeezed Trump into an early morning slot so as not to have to cancel or delay his regular Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square. Many of those pilgrims, though, had a more hard than normal time getting into the square.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:11

British police have so far arrested four men in total - three arrested Wednesday and Abedi's brother, who was detained Tuesday. Britain's official threat level has not been at critical since 2007 - though Operation Temperer troops were briefly deployed at train stations and airports after last year's Brussels terror attack .

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:04

The California Department of Public Health has confirmed that the nacho cheese sauce sold at the gas station has tested positive for the botulinum toxin. She opened a bag of Doritos chips and covered it with gooey yellow nacho cheese sauce. State officials removed the cheese from the gas station , and don't believe that anyone else in the state is in danger.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:47

If they cannot agree on a budget, Trump's promised "biggest tax cut" in history would be doomed.Trump's balanced-budget goal depends not only on 3 percent growth projections that most economists view as overly optimistic but also a variety of accounting gimmicks, including an nearly $600 billion peace dividend from winding down overseas military operations and assuming that overhauling the tax code in a way that provides no net tax cuts would spark that growth and generate ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:23

The prospect of new congressional subpoenas came one day after the committee's Senate counterpart served its own subpoenas to Flynn's businesses. It is obvious that President Trump turns his brain off when he opens his mouth. "The Fifth Amendment privilege does not apply to business entities, period", he said, adding that both Supreme Court and District of Columbia Circuit Court rulings would weigh on the committee's side.

by | May 25, 2017 | 16:03

The outline was presented on the 98th day of the 2017 session as lawmakers debated details of legislation capable of raising enough money to meet a projected $900 million shortfall during the next two years and to comply with a Kansas Supreme Court directive to direct new funding to public school students deficient in math and reading.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:58

The budget office, lawmakers' nonpartisan fiscal analyst, planned to release an analysis Wednesday of the impact the GOP-written House bill would have on coverage, consumers' costs and the federal budget. Before 2013, insurers were allowed to turn away people with health problems, and there was no federal requirement for a standard benefits package. "This is a policy disaster for which Washingtonians will not stand".

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:46

On Monday, Abbott continued his defense of the bill, releasing a list of almost two dozen police chiefs and law enforcement officials along the Texas-Mexico border signing onto a weekend editorial from Abbott in support of the law. Schools would have to provide single-occupancy bathrooms and changing rooms for transgender students, the amendment added. Conservative politicians in Texas have agitated strongly for the measure despite the backlash against such a law in North Carolina , which ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 15:27

Although it did not become an official federal holiday until 1971, Americans have been honoring military veterans who died in wars since after the Civil War. This idea soon grew in popularity and inspired other countries in Europe to sell poppies on Memorial Day with the proceeds being donated to the families of fallen soldiers.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:50

ABC News first reported Page's planned testimony. More than two-thirds of respondents - 68 percent - also applauded the Justice Department's decision last week to appoint a special counsel to oversee the law enforcement investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:54

Abukhdair says if the cuts are made to Calfresh, he'll have to extend his hours. While some don't think it's realistic, others say it's a great chance to reform the system. In explaining its waiver requests for 2016, the state of Montana wrote that the reservations and counties included in its application "do not have a sufficient number of jobs to provide employment" - raising fears that a work requirement would leave vulnerable people without food or the jobs needed to buy it.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:58

Impeachment is enshrined in the United States constitution and allows formal charges to be brought against a civil officer of government for crimes alleged to have been committed. Mr. Speaker, we are talking about a president who fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was investigating the president for his connections to Russian involvement in the president's election.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:50

In the expert's words, although Iran's Hassan Rouhani evidently won more votes in the last presidential election than during the previous elections, the Iranian citizens have growing expectations in regard to ensuring certain liberalization processes inside the country and achieving success in the economy sphere.