No budget deal in sight with a week to go at Legislature

Republicans want a slimmer budget with $1 billion in tax breaks. Taken together, these policies would have the cumulative impact of removing citizen input in energy infrastructure decisions, jeopardizing hundreds of solar industry jobs across the s... More..

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Mulls Imposing Martial Law Nationwide

In the next few days, we shall see the Armed Forces, supported by the Philippine National Police, mobilize to enforce martial law in the whole of Mindanao. The director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

Nita Lowey, D-N.Y. "Looking at defense specifically, this is not a historic budget - much less a buildup", said Mackenzie Eaglen, an analyst at the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank based in Washi...More..

Students at Florida university to protest DeVos' graduation speech
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Students at Florida university to protest DeVos' graduation speech

In February, DeVos ignited controversy with a statement linking school choice and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs ). Bethune-Cookman President Edison Jackson tried to quiet the crowd by...More..

Trump No Longer Considering Lieberman For FBI Director
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump No Longer Considering Lieberman For FBI Director

Before Trump left for an extended overseas tour last Friday, he told reporters the ex-Connecticut lawmaker, a Democrat-turned-Independent, was the leading candidate to replace James Comey , who was sacked by Tr...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Pope Francis, Trump meet in Vatican for private talk

And even the pontiff's congratulatory message sent to mark Mr Trump's inauguration contained a reference to their disagreement, as the pope wrote that he hoped the US' worldwide stature would "continue to be me...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

In addition, Paletta reports that the Trump budget documents may claim that tax cuts drive so much additional growth that they - plus the safety-net cuts - will restore federal budget balance a decade hence. ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

In Israel , sketch on the popular Eretz Nehederet program said the president's plane had stopped above Mexico, in order for Trump to urinate, and finally landed in Israel , where his giant golden luggage, emb...More..

Study finds chocolate may decrease risk of irregular heartbeat
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Study finds chocolate may decrease risk of irregular heartbeat

The study released Wednesday found that those who ate moderate amounts of chocolate were at a lower risk for being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (or AF)-a life threatening irregular heartbeat that can ...More..

Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

Agents traveled to West Virginia and met with Desper, who denied knowing about the paintings. He was bluffing about having the paintings and is now charged with wire fraud . Desper sought $50 million for "The ...More..

Rainy Week Ahead -- But Don't Stress Too Much About the Weekend
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Rainy Week Ahead -- But Don't Stress Too Much About the Weekend

Rainfall totals should be less than half an inch across most of Green Country with some rumbles of thunder and lightning flashes possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Saturday .Mostly sunny. Highs in t...More..

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

After splitting on Courts 1 and 3, the point came down to a battle on Court 2 between UNC's Jack Murray and Simon Soendergaard and Virginia's Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Alexander Ritsechard. After a win over Geor...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Texas House Approves Bathroom Restrictions for Public Schools

Last week, Patrick had said he was prepared to go to a special session if the House did not act on the property tax issue and some version of a "bathroom bill". A wide-ranging bill more similar to North Ca...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Cosby arrives for Day 3 of jury selection

The jurors selected on Tuesday included a black woman who said she knew only "basic information" about the case, a young white man who initially expressed a tendency to believe police and two people who said th...More..

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

USC and Northwestern had to finish up their semifinal Wednesday morning, as well. She then won the match with a par on the 19th hole when Valenzuela missed the green to the left and could not get up and down ...More..

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars

On Tuesday night, officers were called to the 15200 block of S.W. 104th St. after drivers said that a man who looked like a villain from a superhero movie was pointing a gun at passing vehicles. Sullivan was ch...More..

Pregnant senior not allowed to walk at graduation
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Pregnant senior not allowed to walk at graduation

When The Christian Post contacted Hobbs about the matter on Monday, he declined to say whether any other students had been barred from graduation in the school's history or even explain the school's decision. T...More..

Tornado Watch vs. Tornado Warning: What they really mean
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tornado Watch vs. Tornado Warning: What they really mean

A tornado warning has been issued for Alexander and Iredell counties until 5 p.m. Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich says the storms that are moving into the area will bring the possibility of hail, damaging...More..

Montana US House race sparks record campaign spending
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Montana US House race sparks record campaign spending

Democratic U.S. Congressional candidate Rob Quist looks on during a gathering with supporters in Great Falls, Montana on Monday. She added though both candidates in the race for 34th District - based in dow...More..

No Severe Weather Here in MI
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

No Severe Weather Here in MI

And most of the state of Florida now has a slight risk of severe weather today according to the Storm Prediction Center. There's a slight chance for rain and thunderstorms Monday on Memorial Day. Small hail m...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sean Hannity Gins Up New Conspiracy to Fight Conspiracy Mongering Charges

Doesn't he get it? "My fear is our constant focusing on the Russians is deflecting away from some other things that we need to be investigating", Farenthold said, referring to United States intelligence agenc...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

State leaders displeased with ag cuts in Trump budget proposal

President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the governmen...More..

Trump Asked Intel Heads to Counter FBI Investigation
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump Asked Intel Heads to Counter FBI Investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel last week to oversee the growing probe into Russian possible ties to Trump associates. Brennan said...More..

Trump asked 2 intel chiefs to deny Russia collusion
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump asked 2 intel chiefs to deny Russia collusion

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on March 20, 2017 about President's Trump wiretapping claims and Trump's presidential campaign links to Russian hackers. "The pr...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget

That is nearly 10 percent higher than current budget caps, but only 3 percent more than what former President Barack Obama had sought in his long-term budget plan. Though the President has asked for 10,000 ...More..