Donald Trump to sign new executive orders on environment, energy this week

Trump , who once blasted his predecessor's use of executive actions as " major power grabs of authority ", is now on track to sign almost three dozen executive orders before reaching the symbolic milestone-more than any other president since World ... More..

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Rush Limbaugh: 'Looks Like Trump Is Caving' on Wall

The emerging measure would increase the defence budget and eliminate the threat of a government shutdown on Mr Trump's 100th day in office this Saturday. The White House is confident in the direction of the tal...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wall between Trump, GOP

Trump tweeted Tuesday that his changed position wasn't a change at all, but that ignores the fact that he demanded something that now won't be in the spending bill. And doing so over a border wall proposal ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump Lashes out After Judge Blocks His Sanctuary Cities Order

Supreme Court. "Federal funding that bears no meaningful relationship to immigration enforcement can not be threatened merely because a jurisdiction chooses an immigration enforcement strategy of which the pr...More..

Threat of United States govt shutdown ebbs as Trump relents on wall funding
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Threat of United States govt shutdown ebbs as Trump relents on wall funding

Americans for Limited Government, a Fairfax, Virginia, conservative group, has launched a website to urge members of Congress to include money for the border wall in the short-term spending bill, and it warns...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

White House budget director claims that a government shutdown is possible!

It appears Trump has taken the Democrats to the 11th hour by making them think the fight over the budget would be all about the border wall . He added that funding the government for fiscal 2018, which begin...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Congressional bill could deny Trump the funds to build his wall

Short-term funding measures, known as continuing resolutions and covering periods of days or weeks, have been used to avert shutdowns in the past. I don't think anybody wants a shutdown. Trump spoke at a U.S. C...More..

GOP: Um, Don't Worry About The Border Wall For Now
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

GOP: Um, Don't Worry About The Border Wall For Now

He should allow the Democrats to shut down the government, whatever is needed. At issue are five key questions about how to appropriate money in the bill to keep the government funded. Bill Cassidy and John H...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

While the US has dispatched what Trump called an "armada" of ships to the region, including an aircraft carrier, USA officials have told The Associated Press that the administration doesn't intend to militarily...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

President Trump Says he Hasn't Changed Position on Border Wall

Leading Democrats have said they would support such a measure only if talks are progressing. The payments are a major way Democrats ensured low-income people would be covered under the Affordable Care Act, but ...More..

Public pans Republicans' latest approach to replacing Affordable Care Act
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Public pans Republicans' latest approach to replacing Affordable Care Act

The math problem House leadership has always had remains the same. A combined 21 percent say they have a great deal of confidence or some confidence in Republican efforts. A spokesperson for MacArthur confirm...More..

Bernie Sanders Pushes $15 Minimum Wage Bill, Backed By 21 Democrats
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Bernie Sanders Pushes $15 Minimum Wage Bill, Backed By 21 Democrats

In 2014, then U.S. President Barack Obama tried and failed to persuade Congress to increase it to $10.10 an hour. The Senate bill, the Raise the Wage Act of 2017, would start by increasing the minimum wage to...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Canada reports progress with US on lumber, 'but not there yet'

Trump has criticized Canada's lumber and dairy policies, saying the latter is a "disgrace" that is hurting USA dairy farmers. We will not stand for this. In a way, the tensions are surprising. Natural Resourc...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

U.S. moves anti-missile system to South Korea amid tensions with North

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a United States guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wells Fargo board members re-elected

Met by fierce protests both inside and out the annual shareholder meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on Tuesday, members of the Wells Fargo board of directors refused to step down despite expressions of outr...More..

Speed limit increases on tap for some MI roads
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Speed limit increases on tap for some MI roads

The law also calls for increasing speed limits from 55 miles per hour to 65 miles per hour on certain non-freeway state highways, but none of such roads in West Michigan will have the new speed limits for now. ...More..

Suspect charged in fatal shooting in NYC park last summer
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Suspect charged in fatal shooting in NYC park last summer

Abraham Vah, 25, was brought to Beth Israel Tuesday because of his mental state and then started telling hospital staff that he had information about a homicide so they called police, an NYPD spokesman said. ...More..

Lowell police: Man shot, woman assaulted
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Lowell police: Man shot, woman assaulted

Police were called to the Tedeschi's Convenience Store on Bridge Street and found a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound. The names of the victims were not released by Lowell police, which is investigating. T...More..

USA military defends use of massive bomb in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

USA military defends use of massive bomb in Afghanistan

The mission had been in the planning stages for months, the Pentagon said in a statement. The MOAB weapon used on Thursday is a GPS-guided weapon that was first tested in 2003 and has not been used in combat ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wells Fargo investors expected to re-elect board but show discontent; stock rises

Irate Wells Fargo shareholders made their voice heard quite literally at the company's annual meeting on Tuesday. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.38 ...More..