Highlights of Trump's budget proposal

Congressional Republicans generally favor cutting domestic spending to help pay for increases in defense and tax cuts. The budget proposal also includes a steep cut to funding for global organizations, without specifying which groups migh... More..

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After Mindanao, Philippines' Duterte mulls martial law in Visayas
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

After Mindanao, Philippines' Duterte mulls martial law in Visayas

The president's spokesman made the announcement from Moscow, where Duterte is on official visit. "They really have the means because a great degree of their stuff come through China ", Trump said , adding: ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

The plan, Trump's first as president, combines 4.1 trillion USA dollars (£3.2 trillion) for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year with a promise to bring the budget back into balance in 10 years, relying on aggressive ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

This time, the USA and Italian leaders will likely discuss migration issues, worldwide security and possible economic cooperation between the two countries that are longtime allies. The pope had presented Trump...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case tied to nacho-cheese sauce

All 10 cases of botulism appear to stem from tainted nacho cheese sold at the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station just outside Sacramento, The Sacramento Bee reported . In this outbreak, 29 were sickened an...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Everyone's going wild for this photo of Donald Trump touching an orb

In an appearance on CNBC , Ross first lauded the authoritarian regime for taking steps towards "liberalizing their society", and then noted how refreshing it is to be out of the USA, where Trump often se...More..

4 bodies found inside tent at the highest camp on Everest
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

4 bodies found inside tent at the highest camp on Everest

In an attempt to climb Mount Everest in May a year ago, Lee had to cancel his ascent in the final stage at Camp 3 at an altitude of 7,200 metres due to bad weather. "Over the years there's been a huge dilutio...More..

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

An global team of researchers including University of Melbourne Chair of Paediatric Neurology and Austin Health Director of Paediatrics, Professor Ingrid Scheffer, studied cannabidiol - known as CBD - for the...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Manchester Attack Suspect Possibly Trained by Libyan Militants - Home Secretary

Jon Rouse of the agency said 64 people were still hospitalized. Phil and Kim Dick's two grandchildren were at the Ariana Grande concert with Phil just 9m from detonation. Three men have been arrested in con...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ebola Confirmed in DRC, MSF to Launch Emergency Intervention

A team of experts is on its way to the area, and health workers will be supplied with protective equipment , WHO said. Of the nine people suspected to have contracted the deadly virus, three died, with one c...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

How Trump's Budget Cuts Will Devastate Low-Income Children

Most of that is in Medi-Cal, the state's version of Medicaid , which now serves 13.5 million Californians. Preventative health services and treatments at community health centers are also created to reduce e...More..

Ikea's smart lights add voice control via Alexa, Assistant, and Homekit
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ikea's smart lights add voice control via Alexa, Assistant, and Homekit

Also, these products would also integrate with Apple's HomeKit . "With IKEA Home Smart we challenge everything that is complicated and expensive with the connected home", said Björn Block, business leader ...More..

Turkey slams US over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Turkey slams US over 'aggressive' acts against bodyguards

The Associated Press reported that Ambassador John Bass had explained that the bodyguards had violated us laws protecting free speech and free assembly, but the Turkish government was not thoroughly satisf...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump calls for peace in the region, tougher line against Iran

Standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he argued he never mentioned Israel , the source of the classified intelligence, according to various officials - something he has not been accused...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

It's hard to imagine lawmakers would want a do-over, but it's not out of the realm of possibility. The budget office said the earlier House bill had $150 billion in 10-year deficit reduction. As soon as the...More..

North Carolina's Tony Bradley to remain in NBA draft
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

North Carolina's Tony Bradley to remain in NBA draft

Bradley is projected to be selected late in the first round as a developmental prospect for a playoff team or early in the second round. Numerous times throughout the draft process, Bradley emphasized he would ...More..

Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

New research suggests Zika began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections were detected in the Miami area last summer. To corroborate their findings, scientists looked at infection...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump budget calls for drawing private highway funding, more tolls

If she's right, the government would end the decade not with a balanced budget as Trump envisions but in an even deeper deficit hole. This budget doesn't include any kind of limit on federal funding, and A...More..

Ag Groups React to Trump's Budget Proposal
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ag Groups React to Trump's Budget Proposal

Farmers in the US agricultural heartland overwhelmingly supported Trump last November and are struggling with low crop prices that are hurting incomes. "Finally, the budget calls for streamlining conservation p...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

In Jerusalem, Trump remembers Holocaust victims

The parts of the speech offering a robust defense of Israel drew loud applause, which seemed to energize Trump on the second leg of his first foreign trip since taking office. Relevant to your professional netw...More..

WHO Elects First Director-General From Africa
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

WHO Elects First Director-General From Africa

Eight others had not paid their dues in time or were not represented at the 10-day gathering. Previously the selection was made by the WHO's executive board - a rotating committee of 34 member countries, serv...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

UK says Manchester attacker recently returned from Libya

France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. The more prominent security prese...More..

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

That could happen at a veto session scheduled for next month. Scott said he was sending the bill back the legislature with suggestions for changes. He also wants a more exhaustive study of the impacts of lega...More..

Magic mushrooms are 'safest drugs' for recreational use, scientists say
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Magic mushrooms are 'safest drugs' for recreational use, scientists say

The data was released by Global Drug Survey, an independent British research company, which polled more than 120,000 people in 50 countries and found that only 0.2% of people who took psilocybe semilanceata (ak...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Pro-Trumpcare Republicans Owned $23 Million in Health-Care Stock

The bill also eliminates more than $1 trillion in onerous taxes that were imposed by Obamacare . Under the proposed American Health Care Act , it is estimated that 24 million Americans will lose health ins...More..