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Mnuchin can't promise plan won't raise taxes on middle class

Mnuchin can't promise plan won't raise taxes on middle class

Notably, residents of states with high taxes would not be able to deduct those taxes. Maybe it has to do with Trump's tax plan , which can only be as successful as the disastrous healthcare plan he...

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Taliban Announce Spring Offensive In Afghanistan

Taliban Announce Spring Offensive In Afghanistan

Nicholson, Commander, U.S. Forces - Afghanistan. USA soldiers stand guard near the site of a US bombing in the Achin district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan April 15, 2017. Numerou...

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No charges in Alton Sterling case

Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. said Sterling was armed at the time, and a witness said the officer removed a gun from Sterling's pocket. After one of the officers shouted that Sterling had a gun, mul...

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Milwaukee jury suggests charges in inmate death

Clarke wasn't among the seven staffers, including two supervisors, who the jury recommended should be charged because prosecutors say he wasn't directly involved in the events that led to the death la...

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Police release bodycam footage of officer diving into pond to save child

Police release bodycam footage of officer diving into pond to save child

The 4-year-old was later identified as being diagnosed with autism, a neurological disorder that affects information processing. Minutes later he noticed the boy disappear from sight. Medical servic...

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Quadruplet brothers from OH will attend Yale together

Quadruplet brothers from OH will attend Yale together

Nick, Zach, Nigel and Aaron Wade made the announcement via a video stream on the Today Show Monday morning. "Honestly, I'm a bit overwhelmed", Nick said. we decided as a family it is the best p...

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Trump Kicks Reporter Out Of Oval Office

Trump Kicks Reporter Out Of Oval Office

After several embarrassing setbacks, Republican leaders, under pressure from the White House, spent much of last week weighing whether to hold a vote on the measure that included the new amendment, wh...

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USA military pressure on North Korea provokes Pyongyang's retaliation - Russian ambassador

The official says the missile broke up a couple minutes after the launch and the pieces fell into the Sea of Japan. Beijing would also approve of North Korea's acquiring multiple warhead technology ...

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Kentucky changing stadium to Kroger Field in naming deal

Kentucky changing stadium to Kroger Field in naming deal

The agreement includes Kroger, UK and sports marketing firm JMI Sports. United Kingdom officials say the deal - which is effective immediately with a term of up to 12 years - will result in an enhan...

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Trump's Tax Plan: A Move in the Right Direction

This would raise much-needed revenue to pay for the plan's other provisions, and it would be targeted, for the most part, at the coastal metropolitan regions that have benefited most from the economic...

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Flooding closes 57-mile stretch of Interstate 44

Flooding closes 57-mile stretch of Interstate 44

MoDOT spokesperson Tom Blair said Route 100 from Interstate 270 to Gray Summit is the alternate route to I-44. Other major road closures include USA 60 at Rogersville, which has one lane of traffi...

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Midler, Blanchett, Field score Tony nominations for best of Broadway

This image released by O&M/DKC shows David Hyde Pierce , left, and Bette Midler during a performance of " Hello, Dolly! " in NY. "It should be one of the most interesting Tony Award races we've...

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Repeal or spare? Pressure is on moderates over health care

Repeal or spare? Pressure is on moderates over health care

One hot-button issue remains covering patients with pre-existing conditions. Trump referenced the health care measure during a White House ceremony honoring the Air Force's football team, asking law...

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Jury recommends charges against jail employees in dehydration death

Jury recommends charges against jail employees in dehydration death

Family photoA jury is recommending seven Milwaukee County jail employees should face charges for the horrific dehydration death of an imprisoned man denied water for a week in 2016. Thomas was j...

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US Sec of Defense Stops in Israel on Whirlwind Tour of Mid

Mattis' remarks came just moments after his host, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, called for "more pressure and more sanctions" on the Iranian regime - something that Tehran and other world...

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EPA begins review of key Obama methane rule

Pruitt met Wednesday afternoon with Gov. Eric Holcomb and IN lawmakers IN a closed briefing about the USS Lead Superfund site IN East Chicago. The Trump administration indicated in its budget blue...

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Ex-officer pleads guilty in fleeing black motorist's death

He had been tried by the state a year ago for shooting Scott, who was unarmed, in the back as he ran away when he was stopped in his auto on April 4, 2015. In the agreement, federal prosecutors agreed...

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Chicago Police say 2 officers shot and wounded

Chicago Police say 2 officers shot and wounded

Eddie Johnson told reporters. They had some promising leads, CBS Chicago said. "They're doing quite well, thank God", Johnson said outside the hospital. They were looking for multiple suspects, ac...

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Milwaukee Jury Suggests Charges for Inmate's Dehydration Death

Milwaukee Jury Suggests Charges for Inmate's Dehydration Death

Thomas was arrested on April 14, 2016 and charged with irresponsible endangerment and felony firearms violations for allegedly shooting a man in front of his parents' house and later opening fire in a...

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White ex-officer pleads guilty in black man's slaying

In December previous year a state jury failed to return a unanimous verdict in Slager's murder trial, resulting in a mistrial. A bystander recorded the shooting on his cellphone. Outside court Tuesd...

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U.S. needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'

With Democrats celebrating concessions they extracted in the spending bill, Trump used a Rose Garden ceremony honouring the Air Force Academy's football team to declare he and Republicans got more fro...

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President Trump is curious why the Civil War couldn't have been avoided

Trump's comments came during an interview with Washington Examiner columnist and CNN contributor Salena Zito that's set to air on Sirius XM Politics radio on Monday. He said that although Jac...

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Palace dismisses criticism on Trump invitation to Duterte

Palace dismisses criticism on Trump invitation to Duterte

But a Human Rights report in March said the numerous victims have simply been poor Filipinos, not drug kingpins. Duterte suggested in a news conference Saturday that the Trump administration ...

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U.S. Troops Patrol Turkey-Syria Border After Turkish Strikes on Kurds

Turkish president said that he will talk this issue with his US counterpart Donald Trump during their meeting on May 16. On Friday, a commander of the Kurdish People's Protection Units told Reute...

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Merkel, Putin: No alternative to Minsk deal on Ukraine

Merkel, Putin: No alternative to Minsk deal on Ukraine

The positive tone contrasted with a chilly meeting that Putin had earlier Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, where the two clashed over Ukraine, human rig...

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2 killed, 55 injured as storm hits Midwest, Southwest states

The same weather system is expected to deliver more rain and storms as it continues to push north and east on Monday. Severe storms spawned tornadoes in the South, flooding in the Midwest and even a...

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Donald Trump backs down on Mexican border wall funding

Donald Trump backs down on Mexican border wall funding

On NBC's "Meet the Press", meanwhile, Reince Priebus, Trump's chief of staff, said only that he was confident there would be "money for border security", a term that includes many different kinds of...

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House OKs Bill Averting Saturday Gov't Shutdown, Senate Next

The stopgap measure gives lawmakers through May 5 to settle on a spending bill to fund the government through the rest of the fiscal year, which ends on September 30. The process has also dragged ou...

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Former SC Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Shooting Of Walter Scott

Former SC Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Shooting Of Walter Scott

It also allows him to forego a jury trial on those charges, ABC reported . Unless Slager changes his mind, he will be sentenced by a federal judge instead of undergoing the trial that was set to be...

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Mainstream media "fact checks" Trump's conjecture about the Civil War

Never mind that Jackson died over a decade before the Civil War started or that his presidency saw, in 1832 and 1833, the Nullification Crisis , in which SC was forced to pay tariffs under the threat...

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Lobbying by Hospitals and Doctors Stymies GOP Health Care Push

Lobbying by Hospitals and Doctors Stymies GOP Health Care Push

But it would amount to a bill moving in the legislative process ostensibly to accomplish something Trump and the Republicans promised faithfully to get done easily and dispatch. Several reluctant Repu...

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President Trump won't see healthcare vote in first 100 days

President Trump won't see healthcare vote in first 100 days

Congress has sent President Donald Trump a short-term spending bill preventing a partial government shutdown on Saturday, his 100th day in office. Lawmakers cleared the measure easily with just ho...

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Alton Sterling decision: Photos, videos from scene at Triple S Food Mart

The Justice Department's decision not to charge the white officers who shot Alton Sterling outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a year ago was reported Tuesday by the Washington P...

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Trump Administration Adds

Trump Administration Adds "Regulatory Flexibility" to School Lunch Plan

Perdue said Monday that the Agriculture Department would hold off on imposing tighter restrictions on sodium, which were due to take effect this summer, and that it would direct states to provide ...

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Trump would be 'honoured' to meet N.Korea's Kim, if conditions right

Clearly aware of the power of his declaration, he added: "We have breaking news". " US Forces Korea confirms the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is operational and has the ability...

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