Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 against taking foreign payments; IG launches investigation

Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser. The committee said on Tuesday that it had asked the White House, in which Flynn served as President Donald Trump's national security adviser for less than a month, for more information about hi... More..

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Arkansas awaits word from Supreme Court on execution

Williams suffered during this execution", Nolan said. His death warrant expires at midnight. "If it be my fate to die on an execution table shaped like a crucifixion cross, my last words here on earth will b...More..

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Trump's Tax Plan: Big Changes, Big Unknowns

Congress Joint Committee on Taxation included in a report from the Washington, D.C-based libertarian think-tank Reason Foundation. "Let me just say this isn't about President Trump's tax returns; this is ab...More..

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No motive in Delaware trooper's fatal shooting, standoff

Authorities identified the man killed following the standoff- and primary suspect in the murder of Cpl. Stephen Ballard outside a Bear area Wawa Wednesday. State police announce at a press conference that Balla...More..

Trump signs executive order to review federal lands
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Trump signs executive order to review federal lands

Former Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke's new job as the Interior Secretary of the United States placed him front-and-center this week as his agency is tasked to enact President Donald Trump's most recent Executi...More..

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Trump approval rating hits new low at 100 days

They say he's done a poor job of assembling a team of top advisers in the White House (56%) and keeping his campaign promises (52%). However, Trump has criticised this tradition, saying that it's an "arbitrar...More..

Pres. Trump requiring review of national monuments, including Ca
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Pres. Trump requiring review of national monuments, including Ca

During his two terms, President Bill Clinton established 19 National Monuments under the Antiquities Act, including the Sonoran Desert National Monument, comprising almost 500,000 acres of rich desert habitat...More..

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Former NSA Michael Flynn under investigation over payments from Russia

The Pentagon's acting inspector-general's office confirmed he had launched an inquiry into whether those payments qualified as coming from foreign governments and whether Mr Flynn properly informed military aut...More..

US President Donald Trump's approval rating shows no improvement
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

US President Donald Trump's approval rating shows no improvement

The majority of Democrats, 58 percent, said Republicans and Democrats should work together to improve healthcare; 40 percent of independent voters said the same, but Republicans were far more divided. Mr. Trump...More..

U.S. negotiation remark on North Korea 'positive' - China
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

U.S. negotiation remark on North Korea 'positive' - China

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis were among the Trump team who briefed lawmakers, along with other top intelligence officials. "The status quo in North Korea is also unaccept...More..

Majority of US Voters Think Border Wall Funding Not Worth Government Shutdown
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Majority of US Voters Think Border Wall Funding Not Worth Government Shutdown

The threat of a United States government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall wi...More..

Sonny Perdue confirmed as Trump's agriculture secretary
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Sonny Perdue confirmed as Trump's agriculture secretary

After Justice Clarence Thomas swore Perdue into his new role as agriculture secretary Tuesday morning, Perdue said he was ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work. Senator Gillibrand requested her opposit...More..

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United Airlines reaches settlement with doctor violently removed from plane

Dao's lawyers, Thomas A. Demetrio of Corboy & Demetrio and Stephen L. Golan of Golan Christie Taglia, and the legal representatives for United. Dao's lawyers previously said Dao suffered a concussion, broke h...More..

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NFL draft: Cleveland Browns take DE Myles Garrett with top pick

There 's word that the Browns are scrambling behind the scenes to attempt to trade up from their No. 12 overall pick to still grab Mitch if he's available. Earlier in the evening, the Browns took Myles Garrett ...More..

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Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams - fourth inmate in eight days

Jones and Marcel Williams were both executed for murders committed in the 1990s. In this Monday, April 24, 2017, photo, Lynn Scott, sister of inmate Jack Jones, weeps over a photo of her brother as she is conso...More..

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Arkansas executes 4th inmate in a week

Shawn Nolan, one of Williams' attorneys, said in a statement that he is requesting "a full investigation into tonight's problematic execution". Greenwood's family members say they have forgiven Williams and do...More..

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Arkansas executes killer for 4th lethal injection in 8 days

Thornton/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). If Williams is put to death, it would be the fourth execution for Arkansas since April 20. In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo, Lynn Scott, sister of inmat...More..

Bill shielding victims' sexual past clears House committee
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Bill shielding victims' sexual past clears House committee

Shayne Lynn, who has two dispensary licenses, is supportive of the bill the House committee passed. The bill then passed the House on a vote of 54-46. This year, several bills are being considered that would ex...More..

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Edmundson's OT winner sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1

Obviously he's a big body with speed, and for a young kid playing in his first playoff game, on the road, against a team like that, for him to play that way, pretty impressive, and that goes for a lot of our yo...More..

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Congress takes steps to push budget deadline, avert shutdown

Still unclear was whether Republicans' demand for a US$30 billion (NZ$45 billion) increase in defence spending for the rest of this fiscal year will be met. In the negotiations over a bill to continue funding t...More..