USA

United States budget proposes allowing new toll roads, higher airline security fees

United States budget proposes allowing new toll roads, higher airline security fees

Under the Constitution, Congress holds the final authority to pass any budgets and allocate funds, which will mean months of haggling between the White House and lawmakers eager to preserve pet projec...

by · USA
Obamas vacation in Italy; Michelle's fashion draws praise

Obamas vacation in Italy; Michelle's fashion draws praise

Of course, it isn't quite an ordinary life yet for the pair who arrived in Italy on Friday on a private plane, escorted by six fighter jets and a 13-car motorcade, and had a police vehicle waiting for...

by · USA
Black lawmaker received racist threats after calling for impeachment

Black lawmaker received racist threats after calling for impeachment

Rep. In each voicemail, the caller referred to him as the n-word and called for his hanging. "You're not going to impeach anybody, you f*****g n****r", said one caller. 'The president fired the FB...

by · USA

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

The White House said numerous proposed cuts were aimed at ineffective programs and that the savings were needed to help balance the budget in 10 years and finance increased spending for defense an...

by · USA

Flash Flood Watch extended ahead of possible severe storms

Due to the amount of wind shear in the atmosphere a weak, brief tornado can't be ruled out either, though the chance is slim. The risk area however does not extend much past Lake Okeechobee suggesti...

by · USA

Trump asked 2 intel chiefs to deny Russia collusion

During the 2016 USA election, Trump loyalist and long-time advisor Roger Stone claimed to have "a perfectly legal back channel" with WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, and also had public contact over Twi...

by · USA

Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

The continuous coverage requirement is the Republicans preferred strategy to encourage people to get health insurance. "We need swift action and long-term certainty on this critical program", Cath...

by · USA
Rex Tillerson hopes Rouhani will dismantle terrorism network

Rex Tillerson hopes Rouhani will dismantle terrorism network

Trump, meanwhile, has threatened to tear up the deal. "I am hopeful that through our joint efforts, the traditionally warm and friendly Armenian-Iranian relations will continue to develop and streng...

by · USA
DOE Notifies School Districts About Bus Safety Device

DOE Notifies School Districts About Bus Safety Device

On buses that have a brake interlock, it is not possible to release the parking brake without first depressing the brake pedal. School divisions report annually on school bus accidents to VDOE's Off...

by · USA
Bill could turn back page, return power to Texas board of ed

Bill could turn back page, return power to Texas board of ed

Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, who added that out of 20 million votes cast in Texas in the decade before the voter ID law was enacted, there were only two convictions for voter impersonation. Gov. Greg A...

by · USA

Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East

Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza launched a general strike Monday to protest President Trump's visit and to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners now on hunger strike in Israeli jails. ...

by · USA

Trump praises virtues of being an 'outsider'

He advised students to claim the label of outsider - familiar term from the campaign - and not be afraid of criticism. The president made reference to his order during his commencement speech at ...

by · USA

Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

But with the cost of workers and contractors factored in, that "big lovely wall" is estimated to cost more than $20 billion by the time it's up. Mark Sanford of SC questioned the rosy economic pro...

by · USA

Trump 'didn't cite Israel' as source of Isis intelligence

Speaking with CNN before Trump's speech, Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog also said he sensed a change in the region amid efforts by Trump and his team of negotiators to shake up the status quo ...

by · USA

Congress man calls for Trump's Impeachment, receives death threat

One such memorandum revealed that Trump allegedly asked Comey to let go of the investigation of Michael Flynn's connection with Russian Federation, as the former National Security Advisor was part of ...

by · USA
Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

It wasn't just Democrats who dismissed the blueprint as a "nightmare" scenario, with its beefed up military spending and tax breaks for the wealthy ; Republicans also winced at steep domest...

by · USA

Who are the winners and losers in Trump's budget proposal?

Congress has budget-making authority, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington said Tuesday that Congress would come up with its own plan . After the release of the President Trump's ...

by · USA
Weather service issues watch for flash flooding through Tuesday

Weather service issues watch for flash flooding through Tuesday

Updates can be see here. Flash flooding is a very unsafe situation.You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.&&$$. Creeks, streams and...

by · USA
White House Faces New Pressure on Comey, Russia

White House Faces New Pressure on Comey, Russia

Comey, meanwhile, agreed Friday to testify publicly before the Senate about his interactions with Trump sometime after Memorial Day. The committee says the American people deserve an opportunity...

by · USA

Ex-CIA director: Russian Federation may have recruited Trump campaign staffers

Brennan said he warned the head of Russian intelligence, Alexander Bortnikov, in a phone call previous year that Russian interference in the USA presidential election would severely damage U.S. ...

by · USA

Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Brennan says the contacts raised questions about whether Russian Federation was trying to gain the cooperation of those individuals. But Sen. John McCain , a Republican from Arizona, questioned him...

by · USA
Trump asked two intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion

Trump asked two intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion

Trump reportedly asked his director of national intelligence Dan Coats and national security agency head Mike Rogers to push back against the allegations after former Federal Bureau of Invest...

by · USA
Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks

Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks

The decision is subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate, where Republicans have a majority. On Monday, the American people received the stunning disclosure that on January 26, acting attorney gen...

by · USA
Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

The proposal reflects a conservative vision of smaller government, a drastic rollback of programs for the poor and disabled and robust hikes for the military and border security. Another senior Repub...

by · USA

Manchester attack: Bomber identified, one arrested

Official records show that Salman Abedi was registered as living at the Manchester house raided by armed police investigating Monday night's deadly concert blast. Investigators hunted Tuesday ...

by · USA

Ex-CIA Chief: 'Interactions' Between Trump Campaign, Russia

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) asked Coats if he discussed with National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers - who was also reported by the Washington Post to have received a request from Trump to push ...

by · USA

Seniors Have A Lot To Lose If Trump's Medicaid Budget Passes

Republican Representative Tom Cole, who represents an Oklahoma district that the Almanac of American Politics described as "countrified", predicted "Congress would look at some of those things diff...

by · USA
The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe

The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe

According to officials, both Coats and Rogers refused to cooperate with Trump's request. While Trump's conversation with Rogers was documented in an internal memo by a senior NSA official, it is unc...

by · USA

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

Meanwhile, Republican Rep. Harold Rogers of Kentucky voiced alarm over the budget's proposed cuts to the social safety net, particularly Medicaid . In agriculture, the proposed budget would limit...

by · USA
Trump says it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Trump says it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Spicer said Trump's "robust schedule" means that "sometimes we don't get an opportunity to get in to see him and get his full thinking". Asked whether anyone in the White House had an audio recordin...

by · USA

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

Interstates and boosting efforts to draw private investors to fund highways. The budget lands as Trump's GOP allies in Congress are grappling with repealing and replacing Obama's health care law and...

by · USA
Stray bullet travels through window killing boy eating snack

Stray bullet travels through window killing boy eating snack

The little boy was rushed to Norton Children's Hospital, where he died Sunday night. "I never thought it'd be mine", Norment told the newspaper . His mother spent Sunday washing his outfit and la...

by · USA

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

Trump , shedding light on why federal agents began a full investigation. When asked if Russia's contacts were with official members of the Trump campaign, Brennan repeatedly declined during the he...

by · USA

Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher John Lackey delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Monday, May 22, 2017, in Chicago. Shortstop Addison Russell also made a...

by · USA

Trump sends to Congress $4.1 trillion budget plan

Trump's biggest savings would come from cuts to the Medicaid programme made as part of a Republican healthcare bill passed by the House of Representatives. USA funding for global peacekeeping woul...

by · USA