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by | May 29, 2017 | 08:20

He blasted the Clinton Foundation for accepting donations from the Saudis, referring to the Saudis as "people that push gays off buildings". Trump's short time in Saudi Arabia left the central contradiction of his approach unexplored.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:05

Trump "is isolating the USA from its most important allies and those allies stood strong in the face of backsliding", Heather Coleman, climate director at Oxfam America, said in a statement referring to the Paris Agreement policy of not weakening climate-related commitments over time.

by | May 28, 2017 | 08:06

The G7 leaders agreed to keep the ban on protectionism that existed in previous statements, which was a win for the six that had been pushing Trump to come around to their view of free trade. The U.S. president also told him he had refused to see her in January despite the fact she had waited for a long time in his New York Trump Tower. But it would profoundly weaken the deal and pave the way for other countries to withdraw from it.

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:45

The US President on Sunday told the leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries at an Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh that Islamic leaders must do their fair share to "drive out" terrorists from their own countries in a speech that put the burden on the Arab region to combat extremists .

by | May 26, 2017 | 00:33

That came a week after North Korea tested what it said was a new type of rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. Seoul's unification ministry was reviewing the resumption of civilian exchanges with Pyongyang , which had been suspended under the previous government following North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:06

It would cost 23 million people their insurance coverage within 10 years. The report reveals that it would reduce deficits by $119 billion, but it would be a tax break for the rich and hurt the poor and elderly. According to the report, 23 million would lose health insurance under the House plan. These aren't just numbers; this bill would cause families in Virginia to lose health insurance.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:05

His main challenger, hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi , received 38 percent. The result meant that conservatives have been knocked from power in the capital for the first time in 14 years. The president, known for decades as a conciliatory figure, remade himself on the campaign trail as a reformist political street fighter, accusing hardliners of brutality and corruption in language that frequently strained at the boundaries of what is permitted in Iran.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:00

The two-day visit to Israel forms part of Mr Trump's first foreign trip as United States president. US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , joined by their wives Melania and Sara, sit down for dinner in Jerusalem on Monday.

by | May 25, 2017 | 05:01

It said South Korea was analyzing whether a North Korean drone had crossed the border. He warned that no option is off the table in dealing with the North's weapons program, although Washington has so far opted for sanctions and diplomatic pressure, while looking to China, the North's closest ally, to help rein in Pyongyang.

by | May 24, 2017 | 11:35

The White House did not respond to a request for comment for this story. The budget deals a blow to Defense Department efforts to clean up military pollution, including the perfluorinated compounds found in the Widefield Aquifer south of town.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:13

It is time that the United States fulfill the promise it made in 1995 with the Jerusalem Embassy Act. Trump and Netanyahu in particular lavished praise on each other during their multiple meetings. Netanyahu dismissed reports that the government was concerned. At a press conference, a reporter asked Netanyahu about intelligence cooperation between the USA and Israel.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:09

Speaking at the city's Ben Gurion airport after flying from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia , Mr Trump said his visit was to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between the U.S. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas recently said about Jews in Jerusalem: "Al-Aqsa is ours and so is the Church of the Holy Sepulcher". During their walk from the plane, TV cameras caught a moment when it appeared Melania Trump was not happy, seeming to brush off the President's hand.

by | May 21, 2017 | 18:17

As stated above, the Senate is now Republican-controlled. NPR's Scott Detrow reports from the Capitol. The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.

by | May 14, 2017 | 12:27

Arkansas is playing in its 15th NCAA Championship and owns a 16-13 mark in the Big Dance. Jill Rall saved five goals to earn her 15th win on the season , which matches the single-season HPU record. "That was the difference in the match". It paid off for us in a couple of key points. "Courtwise, we are used to the court. We trust each other and love each other, which is the most important thing".

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:56

Contrary to Trump, the House bill isn't "every bit as good" on pre-existing conditions as Obamacare . The article summarizes the costs of pre-existing conditions in the new health bill and shows the amounts of money in the bill and points out the lack of required funding for this condition.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:40

The White House says Trump informed Comey he was terminated. based on "clear recommendations" of Dep. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "He said, 'You are not under investigation'". March 20, 2017 - Comey confirms in a House Intelligence hearing that the FBI is investigating alleged links between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:36

Among them is Jean-Michel Fauvergue, the commander of the elite RAID police unit that took down the Islamic State cell that carried out the November 13, 2015, Paris attacks, including its ring leader Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who was killed in the operation.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:10

I am not nearly everyone. When I shared my Mom Perma Guilt theory, one mom had an instant tear of commiseration, while another mother quickly told me I'd left out a whole brand of guilt I didn't know existed. Think of it like you're the third wheel on your friends' date. I'm a mom - and if you think that just might be a hint for my kids, you're absolutely right! Here are five ways to comfort a broken heart on Mother's Day.

by | May 10, 2017 | 12:36

It was a message that he had also delivered in stark terms in a landmark address the day before to Islamic leaders at Cairo's famed Al-Azhar center. After the mass, the pope traveled to a seminary in Cairo where he urged his audience to promote dialogue.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:00

The celebration might have been premature. The victory party was a giant sigh of relief rather than an expression of confidence in the substance of the bill. Older Americans face higher premiums. It's going to change in my view, ' he said on NPR. But in the land of rugged individualism, health care has never attained the status of fundamental right, unlike education.

by | May 07, 2017 | 11:12

Mnuchin has said that the orders from Trump "are meant to emphasize the administration's economic priorities to the American people". White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney echoed that point in a Bloomberg TV interview on Friday. Like George W. Bush before him, Trump will likely find it prohibitively hard to pass deeply unpopular tax cuts for the rich, while also pushing through deeply unpopular spending cuts and/or middle-class tax increases.

by | May 06, 2017 | 08:54

Wavering moderate Republicans had anxious that the legislation to overhaul President Barack Obama's 2010 signature healthcare law would leave too many people with pre-existing medical conditions unable to afford health coverage. Thursday's actions may include provisions that could cut short the lives of millions of Americans and cause other untold misery, but the primary motivation behind the Republican "healthcare bill", isn't one of evil - it's one of desperation.

by | May 05, 2017 | 15:29

Erdogan is due in Washington on May 16 for his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. The outlet notes that there is a presence of at least 200 U.S. The US administration is set to use YPG forces in a planned US-led offensive to retake Daesh's Syrian stronghold of Raqqah. It is also unclear what a conflict between the USA and Turkey would mean for the rest of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation: it certainly would set a precedent, as never before has fighting broken out between two ...

by | May 05, 2017 | 14:57

After trailing the series 2-0 returning to the city that never sleeps, the Rangers have woken up and tied it 2-2. Game 5: Predators at Blues, 8 p.m. Refusing to call anyone out specifically, he said, "it was a general loss for the entire team" and that there was nothing positive for the Sens to take from the game.

by | May 04, 2017 | 03:33

Whether they read Ms Trump's book as earnest advice or incognito marketing for the Trump name, nearly everyone who reviewed Women Who Work agreed that a lot could be gleaned about the inner workings of the Trump family. Ivanka is more similar to her father than it may seem . " Rewriting the Rules for Success" was released simultaneously in hardback, ebook, 497-minute audio download and CD, Donald Trump's favourite child sitting on the cover in a dark frock.

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:37

Deterrence is the main goal of the North Korean nuclear program. The stark result: The United States can not take military action against North Korea without risking the death of tens of millions of people. Furthermore, Geers said, because of the limited number of servers and access points to North Korea's very restricted internet , "If it ever came to cyberwar between the United States and North Korea, it would be an overwhelming victory for the West".

by | May 03, 2017 | 01:26

Watt intends to carve out his own identity. At 6-foot-2 and 240 pounds, Conner returned to the lineup with 16 touchdowns last season. He had to sit out in 2015 but quickly established himself as a potential starter while on the scout team.

by | May 02, 2017 | 17:03

Even that goal, however, is proving elusive. A reworked proposal failed to secure enough support for a vote last week. "If you vote no, you're voting yes for Obamacare", the congressman said then. Imagine the criticism and consequences that the Trump White House and the entire GOP would be facing right now if we were in or on the brink of a government shutdown.

by | May 01, 2017 | 14:46

Bush. President Trump has accomplished numerous campaign promises he ran on in 2016, and is now enjoying an 84 percent approval rating among Republicans in the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll. But perhaps they're just not very good missiles. ("I don't understand the commitment to hurt so many people that this administration, this White House seems to be pursuing", she said on stage.) Last week, she attended the Tribeca Film Festival , where she joined a panel for a new short film ...

by | May 01, 2017 | 14:41

Democrats are using the possibility of presidential profits to bash the proposal. The White House has said Trump has released plenty of information. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called the outline "short on details and long on giveaways to big corporations and billionaires".

by | May 01, 2017 | 14:27

His plan would allow states to receive federal waivers for certain Obamacare coverage requirements in an effort to encourage "fair health insurance premiums". Many others remained publicly uncommitted, putting party elders in a tough spot. The fresh backing from that group exhumed the bill from the legislative graveyard, but leaders still need moderates who've resisted the effort to jump aboard.

by | April 27, 2017 | 14:53

But Cohn stressed that the tax breaks will boost economic growth and create jobs. The plan's signature reform would be a dramatic reduction of the corporate tax rate, from the current 35 percent to 15 percent. The standard deduction for individuals would be doubled, reducing the number of people who would pay federal tax. "We're about solutions. They aren't to that point yet, either on the policy or on the personnel level, and it's both obvious and disruptive to the process".

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:42

The Raleigh Police Department urged drivers to avoid a number of flooded roadways in the area. Additional rainfall will bring event totals to between 2 and 4 inches along Tennessee border, and between 1.5 and 3 inches across eastern portions of the state.

by | April 25, 2017 | 14:48

All sides are now gearing up for the fourth major election in four years, after last June's shock referendum vote for Brexit, the 2015 general election, and the 2014 Scottish independence vote. In a sign of the difficulties Theresa May will face if she remains in power after the election, Mr Tajani indicated that any agreement on the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom - and Britons on the continent - would be subject to rulings by the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:05

Such a vote is "indispensable" in the second round, Kalifat wrote. "We should not underestimate the capacity of resistance of other groups within societies, which are supporting more moderate parties", said Alain Dieckhoff, head of the Center for International Research at Sciences Po.