Idaho Lawmakers Challenge Validity of Governor's Veto

Nate and Zollinger say since lawmakers went home on March 29, Otter only had until Monday to veto the bill. It cleared the Senate in 2014 and 2016, but has been blocked both times in the House. The Idaho Statesman reports two years ago, the Governo... More..

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Trump signs bill to let states redirect funds away from abortion clinics

President Donald Trump is giving states permission to defund Planned Parenthood. Obama's administration initially crafted the rule in response to moves by more than a dozen Republican-controlled states in re...More..

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NSC reshuffle: Out goes Steve Bannon, in comes Nikki Haley

The aide said Mr Bannon was only given a seat on the NSC to keep an eye on National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who was sacked in February. "Susan Rice operationalised the NSC during the last administrati...More..

Sean Spicer: Trump Hasn't Shifted On Positions
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Sean Spicer: Trump Hasn't Shifted On Positions

He has backup on this point from an important ally: Stoltenberg. The only time the alliance has invoked its principle that an attack on one is an attack on all was after the September 11, 2001 terror attack on ...More..

Attorney: Man dragged from United flight suffered concussion, broken nose
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Attorney: Man dragged from United flight suffered concussion, broken nose

United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz is under pressure to contain a torrent of bad publicity and calls for boycotts against United, including in China, where people have been angered because Dao was an Asian pa...More..

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Bashar al-Assad: Chemical Attack Is '100 Percent' Fabrication

Later on Wednesday, the Syrian army said that an airstrike by the USA -led coalition killed "hundreds" in Deir al-Zor province when it hit poison gas supplies belonging to ISIS, releasing a toxic substance. Odd...More..

Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River
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Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River

Following the news of her death, Cuomo said Abdus-Salaam was a " trailblazing jurist whose life in public service was in pursuit of a more fair and more just NY for all". New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tweete...More..

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US says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

But in his latest interview, Assad insisted it was "not clear" whether an attack on Khan Sheikhoun had even happened. We don't know whether those dead children were killed in Khan Sheikhun. These bombs were sen...More..

Dozens of IS militants killed by USA bomb - Afghan officials
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Dozens of IS militants killed by USA bomb - Afghan officials

Meanwhile, thousands of US and South Korean troops and heavy weaponry have been mobilized for their largest-ever joint military exercise. The Pentagon has released aerial footage of largest non-nuclear bomb e...More..

Manhunt for armed Wisconsin man shifts to protection of churches
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Manhunt for armed Wisconsin man shifts to protection of churches

Spoden said the suspect had written a 161-page long anti-government manifesto, which he had mailed to the White House. The Rock County Sheriff's Office wrote in a release that "additional federal resource...More..

Jeff Sessions' prepared speech at the border referred to immigrants as 'filth'
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Jeff Sessions' prepared speech at the border referred to immigrants as 'filth'

Sessions also announced that he was sending a memorandum to all federal prosecutors directing them to make prosecution of certain immigration offenses a higher priority. According to a memo signed Tuesday, ...More..

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Syria grows increasingly volatile for United States forces

But he backed calls for an independent inquiry into a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Tuesday that Trump blamed on the Damascus regime. The Syrian forces resume...More..

People Killed In The South Due To Severe Storms
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People Killed In The South Due To Severe Storms

A tornado flipped a mobile home in Louisiana Sunday, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter. The weather agency said Sunday that a tornado with peak winds of 110 miles per hour (180 kph) traveled for al...More..

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North Korean official blames President Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

Tensions remain high amid concerns the North could conduct its sixth nuclear test or launch more missiles in defiance of United Nations sanctions. He cited not only the U.S. Mr Han spoke as a USA official con...More..

Prosecutor undecided on 137-gunshot case against supervisors
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Prosecutor undecided on 137-gunshot case against supervisors

The court's opinion Thursday says East Cleveland Municipal Court Judge William Dawson can decide whether his court has jurisdiction to preside over the supervisors' misdemeanor dereliction-of-duty charges. The ...More..

A narrow win for US Republicans in first post-Trump election
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A narrow win for US Republicans in first post-Trump election

Other Republican bigwigs getting involved were Vice President Mike Pence , Paul Ryan (via a super PAC) and Texas Sen. Pompeo was nominated and approved to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. "K...More..

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US berates Syria on Syrian chemical attack

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Friday that "the exchange of information is taking place but we are not officially sating that the validity of this document has been renewed", according to the state...More..

Blumenthal Announces Opposition to Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to U.S
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Blumenthal Announces Opposition to Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to U.S

Schumer had tough words for his Republican counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, in an interview with The Associated Press , saying "the public will judge" whether changing the rule to ease...More..

Pandemonium on UA flight after forcibly removing a passenger
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Pandemonium on UA flight after forcibly removing a passenger

One officer was immediately placed on leave a day after the incident , and the names of the officers have not been released. But the attorney questioned its sincerity, suggesting United acted because it wa...More..

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United: Flight 3411 wasn't overbooked -- It just had no open seats

United Chief Executive Oscar Munoz is under pressure to contain a torrent of bad publicity and calls for boycotts against United , including in China, where people have been angered because Dao was an Asian-...More..