Iowa to soon have first female governor

Gov. Kim Reynolds were re-elected in 2014. Branstad said he made the trip back to "where it all began" to visit with friends and family members, view a "Freedom Rock" bearing a painting of him in his military uniform, and stop by the museum in Fore... More..

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PM Modi calls up French President-elect to congratulate him
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

PM Modi calls up French President-elect to congratulate him

Mr Macron is putting together his list of candidates for the legislative elections - a task he has complicated by pledging absolute gender parity and promising that half his candidates will come from outside po...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1-trillion budget

The government hasn't run a surplus since the late 1990s when a budget deal between Democrat Bill Clinton and congressional Republicans combined with the longest US economic recovery in history produced four ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ACLU of Texas Comment of Passage of Anti-LGBT Legislation

This is unlike a previous bill in the Texas legislature, which was similar to the North Carolina "bathroom" bill and required people to use the restroom matching their biological gender at all publicly owned ...More..

Amber Alert for missing Cattaraugus County child
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Amber Alert for missing Cattaraugus County child

New York State Police have canceled an Amber alert issued Tuesday afternoon. The pair was believed to be armed with handguns, according to troopers. Wilson is 5 feet 6 inches tall, has blue eyes and weig...More..

North Korea says new long-range missile can carry heavy nuke
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

North Korea says new long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

But in comments that appeared aimed at the U.S., he said that "intimidating the DPRK is unacceptable", using an acronym of North Korea. "South Korea and Japan have been watching this situation closely with us",...More..

Roger Moore's Career In Photos: James Bond and Beyond
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Roger Moore's Career In Photos: James Bond and Beyond

He became the UNICEF ambassador in 1991 and five years later attended the World Congress Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, and disclosed that he too had been a victim. Moore said, "I've been t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Celtics stun Cavs with comeback win

It marked the first time he failed to score in the final quarter of a playoff game - in which he played the entire quarter - since the Heat's Game 4 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the 2011 NBA Finals . LeBr...More..

U.S. will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

U.S. will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley

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. Speaking to reporters ahead of a clos...More..

Trump dubs those responsible for Manchester attackn as 'evil losers'
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump dubs those responsible for Manchester attackn as 'evil losers'

The US President , who is now on a tour of the Middle East, said today that the people of America "stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom". "This wicked ideology must be obliterated...More..

USA seeks $3.6 trillion spending cut to balance budget
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

USA seeks $3.6 trillion spending cut to balance budget

It also proposes US$200 billion in funding to encourage state and local governments to boost spending on roads, bridges, airports and other infrastructure programs - even as it elsewhere cuts US$95 billion ...More..

Rubio 'Not Optimistic' Trump Will Bring Peace to Middle East
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Rubio 'Not Optimistic' Trump Will Bring Peace to Middle East

US President Donald Trump's trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories saw the unpredictable leader tightly following protocol, but a few moments provided low-scale scandal and humour. Trump "our comm...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Saudi Arabia has made 'encouraging' progress in empowering women, says Ivanka Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump takes his seat before his speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. In appearances alongside the Israeli President and Prime Minister...More..

Target data breach will cost company $18.5 million
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Target data breach will cost company $18.5 million

The agreement involving 47 states, including Virginia, and the District of Columbia is the largest multistate data breach settlement to date, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. The attackers collected consumer...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Two Dead After Tornado Rips Through Wisconsin And Oklahoma On Tuesday

Another tornado struck a rural area in western Oklahoma , leaving damage in its wake but no immediate reports of injuries. The storm then headed toward the small central Kansas town of Pawnee Rock, where a hom...More..

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The proposed budget, for the fiscal year that begins October 1, was being delivered to Congress Tuesday, setting off an extended debate in which Democrats are already attacking the administration for trying to ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

White Jurors Selected for Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

O'Neill told jurors they will be bused to Montgomery County to hear testimony in a trial that is scheduled to begin June 5 and expected to last two to three weeks. The Associated Press does not typically identi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Three teenagers arrested in kidnapping and killing of 6-year-old boy

Dwan Diondro Wakefield, 17, Byron McBride , 19, and D'Allen Tyreek Washington , 17, were booked on the charges hours after Kingston Frazier's body was found inside his mother's stolen vehicle on Thursday, j...More..

Annual price tag for California's proposed universal healthcare program: $400B
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Annual price tag for California's proposed universal healthcare program: $400B

There is no responsible way to pay for this proposal. California's latest attempt at creating a state-run health care system faces a critical juncture Monday. At Monday's hearing, Nick Louizos, that group's v...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Donald Trump made history with his flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel

President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday in the earliest-ever visit by a USA leader in a presidential term. The Palestinian premier also said he was willing to work with Trump to advance the peac...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WaPo: Trump Putting Together Legal Team To Guide Him Throughout Russia Probe

Michael Cohen, a longtime attorney for Trump and the Trump Organization, is involved in the legal team discussions, the Post reports . The expected move comes less than a week after Deputy Attorney General...More..

Time ticks down on Minnesota lawmakers with budget undone
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Time ticks down on Minnesota lawmakers with budget undone

They called the idea "opportunity scholarships", but DFL Gov. Mark Dayton derided them as "vouchers" that would siphon needed money from public schools. Republicans had previously wanted greater changes to th...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Israelis and Arabs share a 'common cause'

This is a battle between good and evil". Video of the dance shows Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross dancing with swords perched on their shoulders as part of a line of men ...More..

President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

The proposal includes a staggering $1.7 trillion in cuts over 10 years to a category of spending that includes key social and "mandatory" programs for lower-income Americans. But the president has been an advoc...More..

Medicaid expansion, reversed by House, is back on table in Senate
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Medicaid expansion, reversed by House, is back on table in Senate

While Blase said a 30 percent surcharge included in the AHCA on people who didn't keep continuous coverage needed to be changed in the Senate, he said the ability to get premiums down and stabilize the individu...More..