Trump's budget asks for less border wall funding than original request

The proposal also adds $2.6 billion for border security and immigration enforcement - including $1.6 billion for building a wall on the US-Mexican border, one of Trump's controversial campaign promises. The proposal , officially released Tuesday ... More..

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Concerns over Trump team, Russian Federation contacts — Ex-CIA head

The letter also narrows the scope of the documents the panel is seeking. Since then, the committee's chairman, Rep. TURNER: So, you would say that's a misrepresentation of your statement, yes? Flynn's att...More..

Florida man not guilty for choking girlfriend to death during sex
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Florida man not guilty for choking girlfriend to death during sex

If Patterson, 65, were convicted of second-degree murder, he could have faced life in prison. Patterson, from the United States city of Margate, Florida, hugged Padowitz after the verdict. In altering the def...More..

Trump tapes? If they exist, they could spell trouble
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump tapes? If they exist, they could spell trouble

When former White House press secretary Scott McClellan lamented about the Valerie Plame affair in his memoir, writing , "I had unknowingly passed along false information and five of the highest-ranking offici...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

GOP pleased over Trump budget blueprint

If a central policy is tax cuts, you should include tax cuts in your budget and account for them". "We are no longer going to measure compassion by the number of programs or the number of people on thos...More..

Mississippi Republican Thinks Lawmakers 'Should Be Lynched' For Removing Confederate Statues
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mississippi Republican Thinks Lawmakers 'Should Be Lynched' For Removing Confederate Statues

Karl Oliver , a funeral director from Winona Mississippi who represents the 46th district of the state, made his explosive remarks on Facebook . Oliver apologized Monday, May 22, for saying on his Facebook ...More..

Man recounts taking down Times Square driver
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Man recounts taking down Times Square driver

Immediately after crashing his vehicle, witnesses said that Rojas got out of his auto and ran towards a group of people, flailing his arms, before being tackled by law enforcement, with the help of a Planet Ho...More..

Big 12 Baseball Tournament Set
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Big 12 Baseball Tournament Set

No. 5 Baylor - 9:00 a.m. No. 7 Kansas on Thursday evening, while the losers will face off earlier in the afternoon. After a 7-1 victory in the first game, the 'Eers put the country on notice: we're more than ju...More..

House Oversight chairman will resign in June
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

House Oversight chairman will resign in June

There's no indication yet, however, that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director plans to attend - and Chaffetz had trouble reaching Comey. Jacob Carlson, a 27-year-old college student in Chaffetz...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mark Fields Out As Ford CEO Amid Investor Angst

Fields retired after 28 years at the company, replaced by former Steelcase CEO Hackett , who has nearly zero experience in automobiles until he joined the company last year to head its "smart mobility" trans...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump sends Congress $4.1 trillion spending plan

The proposal also adds $2.6 billion for border security and immigration enforcement - including $1.6 billion for building a wall on the US-Mexican border, one of Trump's controversial campaign promises. He s...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Turkish president watches as his security detail beat up protesters in Washington

Two arrests were made and Washington, D.C. police said other suspects were being sought. The Secret Service has also announced that it is investigating the brutal clash , though it's been noted that di...More..

Workers' Comp Changes Could Face Illinois Senate Vote
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Workers' Comp Changes Could Face Illinois Senate Vote

He said property taxes and workers' compensation are still in play. The difference was several new "yes" votes from liberal Democrats. Sen. Dale Righter, R-Mattoon, said Tuesday's vote is theater on the part ...More..

Israelis And Arabs Share 'Common Cause' Against Iran
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Israelis And Arabs Share 'Common Cause' Against Iran

President Donald Trump's first visit to Jerusalem as president is being overshadowed by reminders of tumult back home. Although this must have been disappointing for the prime minister, it should not have ...More..

Arkansas Officers Raise Money For Special Olympics During Law Enforcement Torch Run
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Arkansas Officers Raise Money For Special Olympics During Law Enforcement Torch Run

Annually, more than 85,000 dedicated, compassionate and volunteer law enforcement officers participate in the torch run throughout 46 nations, 12 Canadian provinces and 50 USA states. Part of the largest grass ...More..

Saudis, UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump-proposed fund
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Saudis, UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump-proposed fund

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka said Sunday that ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has made "encouraging" progress in empowering women but more freedom is needed. Trump signed deals worth almost $40...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

GOP Senators Take The Axe To Medicaid

With the incoming changes in Medicaid , including the repeal of previous expansions, Mahone worries that these numbers may rise once more. The AARP, previously known as the American Association of Retired Pe...More..

Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer

McKinley says the boy's mother and grandmother were at the home and called 911. McKinley urged anyone involved in the fight, including the shooter, to come forward. "This kind of insanity is just out of contr...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump seeks to slash government spending in budget plan

The White House on Tuesday will ask Republicans who control the U.S. Congress - and federal purse strings - to slash spending on healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor as they push ahead on pl...More..

Trump urges Israelis, Palestinians to work together for peace
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump urges Israelis, Palestinians to work together for peace

When Trump landed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a tweet acknowledging he hopes someone in his position might make the reverse trip one day. He did not name any of the countries. Before vis...More..

Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

But, the court said , gerrymandering district lines does not violate the Constitution when it's done to gain partisan advantage. In 2015, the Supreme Court also found that individual majority-minority l...More..

4 in the running — New FBI chief
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

4 in the running — New FBI chief

For a White House accustomed to bouts of chaos, Trump's handling of Comey's firing could have serious and long-lasting implications. "I expect nothing short of someone beyond reproach and (it) will be exa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump's budget cuts to slash trillions from anti-poverty funding

But "it's a proposal whose time has come", Spoehr said, given USA budget deficits and high military spending overall. Discretionary spending less than half of the budget now, and it will get smaller and s...More..

WEATHER: Showers sticking around through the weekend
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WEATHER: Showers sticking around through the weekend

Cloudy, with a low around 52 degrees. High near 69. East wind around 9 miles per hour. Tuesday night: 30 percent chance of showers before 9 p.m, then a chance of light rain . Friday . A 20 percent chance o...More..

Russian probe: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Russian probe: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos

The firm's lawyers also represent former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who is reportedly part of the investigation, and who did work for a pro-Kremlin Ukrainian political party. Notwithstanding accel...More..