• Congress Oks short-term bill to avert shutdown
Congress Oks short-term bill to avert shutdown

The delays caused a headache for the White House, which had been hoping to have more on the books before Trump reaches his 100-day mark in office on Saturday. " WASHINGTON '" For Donald Trump, self-proclaimed master negotiator, making deals with Congress was supposed to be easy. The president is staying in Georgia Friday evening to attend a fund...

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  • Death toll from United States storms grows to 16 people
Death toll from United States storms grows to 16 people

At least one person was killed when a tornado lifted a vehicle in the air and tossed it back to the ground with passengers still inside, according to officials. In Carroll County, the body of a 24-year-old woman was found in a creek. A 7-year-old boy was killed in MS when the Associated Press reports he unplugged an electric golf cart and dropped...

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  • Romantic breakup seen as motive in San Diego mass shooting
Romantic breakup seen as motive in San Diego mass shooting

A San Diego police officer works at a cordoned off La Jolla apartment building after a shooting Sunday, April 30, 2017, in San Diego . The San Diego Police Department's helicopter was dispatched to the crime scene. Authorities have withheld the victims' names, but the slain woman was identified to news crews by friends as Monique Clark of S...

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  • SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government
SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government

The customer for the launch was the National Reconnaissance Office , a US government agency that develops and maintains spy satellites. "The team was looking into a sensor issue on the first stage that was a bit out of family with what we were expecting", SpaceX engineer John Federspiel explained on the company's countdown webcast .

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  • Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week
Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week

House members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight. Significantly, Congress did not vote Friday on a revised Republican health care bill that has stalled because it lacks needed votes.

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  • Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day
Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

In a March 17 letter to House members about the AHCA, Bishop Dewane said the inclusion of "critical life protections" in the House health care bill is laudable, but other provisions, including those related to Medicaid and tax credits are "troubling" and "must be addressed".

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  • The EPA Just Removed Climate Change Info From Its Website
The EPA Just Removed Climate Change Info From Its Website

In the 100 days since President Donald Trump took office, his administration has embarked on an all-out assault on the environment, rolling back existing climate programs , endangering public health and undermining global climate commitments.

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  • Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more
Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, waits at a desk behind an Arkansas flag for a telephone call with news from the death chamber at the Cummins Unit prison on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was arrested less than half-an-hour after she was killed, spending money he had stolen from her. After a hiatus of almost ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton says he just wasn't quick enough after Vettel takes pole
Lewis Hamilton says he just wasn't quick enough after Vettel takes pole

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff, whose team have won both championships for the past three years, said it had been bound to happen eventually. This is Vettel's 47th pole. The 86-year-old, here with his wife Fabiana, watched qualifying with Russian dignitaries. Coupled to Bottas' nearly comparable race pace, Wolff believes the Finn remains very much i...

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  • Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies
Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies

Trump's criticism came two days after he first knocked Canada's impact on Wisconsin dairy farmers during a visit to the state on Tuesday, when he vowed the USA would "stand up for our dairy farmers". President Trump has our supply-management in his NAFTA burning cross hairs, and so finally, after years of our self-serving rulers defending this un...

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  • Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review
Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

While lethal injection has been regarded as a humane way to perform executions, midazolam has in recent years failed to keep inmates unconscious, resulting in immensely prolonged, painful deaths. Upon Judge Griffen of Pulaski County granted the drug distributor's temporary restraining order -- which ultimately halted the executions - he went to the...

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  • Dozens Hospitalized, Several Killed As Tornadoes Hit East Texas
Dozens Hospitalized, Several Killed As Tornadoes Hit East Texas

WFAA meteorologist Jesse Hawila says there will be no severe weather in the Dallas - Fort Worth area Saturday evening. A dispatcher at the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office told The Associated Press that "officers were chasing numerous injury reports".

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  • 14 million American jobs are on the line — Messing with NAFTA
14 million American jobs are on the line — Messing with NAFTA

The latest puzzler broke out this week over the prospect that the Trump administration would simply abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement rather than start to renegotiate it. John McCain of Arizona. "What we've talked about over the last couple of days is trade and I've been emphasizing that NAFTA has been improved a dozen times over ...

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  • Indianapolis Colts focus on defence in NFL Draft
Indianapolis Colts focus on defence in NFL Draft

For fans, it takes serious dedication to watch the final day of the draft, but for the analysts on ESPN and NFL Network , this is their time to shine and show why they get paid the big bucks. The Colts' first pick on Saturday was the 137th overall pick, and Rocky was ready when the NFL Network cut to him to make the pick. "Enough. Enough.

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  • Trump has a button on his desk to summon a butler
Trump has a button on his desk to summon a butler

What would your red button do? I like to think that it isn't actually a new addition - they just rewired the nuclear launch button so that whenever he gets cranky and repeatedly presses it, they just bring him a Coke so he can drink it and calm down.

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  • Trump creates accountability office at VA
Trump creates accountability office at VA

It also has been ordered to stand up a central whistleblower office. Before signing the order at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump said the new office will help provide veterans with the "health care they need and the health care they deserve".

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  • House Freedom Caucus Endorses GOP Health Bill With Amendment
House Freedom Caucus Endorses GOP Health Bill With Amendment

House Republican leaders have been pushing a 20-month health care extension, but Capito and Manchin said they were optimistic House Speaker Paul Ryan would agree to a long-term fix. A group of moderate Republicans was still reviewing the changes to the bill, and an unknown number remained opposed. With the amendment, Rep. Mike Coffman, who used t...

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  • White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea
White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

The measure is the first action Congress is taking on the heels of the all-House and all-Senate briefings, as the Trump administration weighs steps to deter North Korea's nuclear and missile testing. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., said. "There was a definite degree of resolve that we've got a bad situation on our hands and they're ratcheting up the impor...

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  • 'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Deletes His Instagram Account After Fatal Car Crash
'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Deletes His Instagram Account After Fatal Car Crash

It was around 8:20 p.m. on Monday when the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office obtained a report of an accident near the northeastern city of Aurora. "There's no address", Soules told the operator at the beginning of the recording. According to the judge, the offense is punishable by a fine of at least $750, up to $7,500. In addition, Mosher was als...

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  • Israel indicts USA teen over threats to Jewish centers
Israel indicts USA teen over threats to Jewish centers

All these cases are within the federal court's Middle District of Florida, which stretches from Fort Myers to Jacksonville. In one February 2017 call, Kadar promised that 'in a short time, a large number of "Jew children" were going to have their heads blown off from the shrapnel, ' an Federal Bureau of Investigation report alleged.

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