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USA forces kill at least seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid

The spokesperson noted that at least seven AQAP militants died in the raid. The Central Command said the USA forces killed the militants using "a combination ...


Time feels right for the Ringling Bros. to call it quits

It is estimated about 250 million people have seen the iconic American spectacle during its near 150 year reign. More than 500 people who worked as the spellb...


CIA detected unusual contacts between Russia, Trump campaign, ex spy chief says

Brennan also made clear that, during the summer, he had been specifically aware of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. Despite his ...


AG Balderas Announces $205000 Settlement with Target over Data Breach

The deal involved 47 states and is described as the largest multi-state breach agreement in US history. Target said it was "pleased to bring this issue to a r...


$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

That's enough to cover about half of the $ 400 billion cost, according to the legislative analysis. Even were it certain, that still would leave a $200 billi...


Ed Secy DeVos pushes school choice, but gives no specifics

DeVos on Monday said any school choice plan wouldn't be dictated by the federal government and should embrace all kinds of schools, private and public. DeVos sa...


Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia

Among his many foreign trips, his recent visit to China was also created to diversify the Southeast Asian nations' trade as relations with allies such as the...


Netanyahu meeting in Israel

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania on Monday, telling them that people still loved them despite negative media coverage. Trump also planned to visit t...


First lady Melania Trump visits leading Israeli hospital

We are willing to work together. While U.S. law states that the embassy should be moved, consecutive presidents have waived the requirement, claiming that i...


Roger Ailes, former Fox News chief, dies at 77

Fox News says its former CEO and Chairman Roger Ailes died at age 77. Sources tell TMZ Ailes fell at his Florida home 8 days ago and hit his head. Aile...


Over 30000 Indians overstayed in US last year

Of the non-VWP countries (which excluded Canadians, Mexicans, and students), 1.90 percent overstayed, with Brazil topping in volume - 36,929 of more than 2 mill...


Department of Homeland Security considers expanding laptop ban to more flights

The UK followed suit with a similar ban on several routes. The report also said that the ban could impact United Airlines (UAL.N), Delta Air Lines Inc ...


Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

He leaned heavily on concerns over Iran's destabilizing activities in the region during his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, Tehran's long-time foe. Trump uses ...


Trump Administration Says It Will Launch NAFTA Renegotiation

In the formal notification to Congress, Lighthizer said NAFTA had not kept up with changes in the economy and business over the last 25 years, including the b...


Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

However, the North Carolina GOP's new, allegedly "partisan-only" map is still in place at the moment, and there's still a long way to go before it, too, might...


Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

Of course, the Twittersphere had a field day contrasting the tone and careful language of the speech with Trump's previous pronouncements, including his claim...


Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

It discontinues student loan subsidies. But the overall spending on environmental health would under Trump's plan be cut by $60 million, down to $157 million, a...


Assembly plans to pass single-payer health bill - again

The bill, passed by the House and now under consideration by the Senate, aims to greatly reduce federal spending on health care by modifying the 2010 Affordab...


Florida Man Accused of Killing 'Neo-Nazi' Roommates for Disrespecting Islam

They planned to leave Sunday, she told the paper. Arthurs, who identified himself as a former neo-Nazi who had converted to Islam , allegedly told police, ...


Flynn Takes The 5th, Refuses To Turn Over Documents To Senate Panel

Mr. Flynn, who resigned this year as President Trump's national security adviser, told investigators in February 2016 that he had received no income from foreig...


Trump administration to extend protections for Haitians for 6 months

Activists are writing letters to government and local leaders, putting on rallies and demonstrations all in an attempt to point out why they believe Temporary ...


Senators: Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

In the last few days, reports have surfaced that Comey kept memos of their conversations, including one in which he pressured Comey to drop an investigation i...


US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

The president, who once derided global warming as a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese, has moved aggressively to unravel programs to reduce emissions, saying the ...


Despite Hubbub Over Michael Flynn, Clapper Says No Collusion with Russian Federation

The real story is that the White House didn't fire Flynn until the Washington Post and other news organizations broke the stories about Flynn lying to Pence. ...


Indian climber missing on Everest, guide in bad condition

The three deaths over the weekend bring the toll to five so far this season, which has been hit by unpredictable weather, strong winds and unusually cold temper...


Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

Weiner also apologized to the teenage girl. Recently fired FBI Director James Comey sent a controversial letter to Congress, in the days before the Novembe...


Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

NSW's Smith said another round of severe storms is forecast Thursday and Friday. Samuelson's daughters suffered minor injuries. Due to the extraordinary weath...


Curtains close on Ringling Bros. circus in NY

Feld Entertainment, the company that owned Ringling Bros ., announced in January that the shows were ending because of to declining ticket sales after it ret...


Obamacare rate hikes are coming, and insurers point finger squarely at Trump

Meanwhile, in a joint letter , Blue Cross Blue Shield, the American Medical Association , the American Hospital Association, the American Association of Famil...


California Democrats take aim at Trump, GOP Congress

At the 2017 California Democratic convention over the weekend, the anger over President Donald Trump was palpable. "I said I will not - when they asked me - I...


White House bathed in blue for Peace Officer's Memorial Day

The project has been in the works since 2006 and so far has raised more than $600,000 toward the goal of $1.25 million, Edmondson said. President Donald Trump...


The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

As of Friday, a Washington Post report says a White House staffer close to the president is a "significant person of interest" in the Russian Federation inves...


Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

Day shot 2-under 68, one shot better than eventual victor Horschel in the final round, however a disappointing bogey on the par 4 12 hole, where he made par in ...


Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Ringmaster Kristen Michelle Wilson, right, hugs a member of the crew after the red unit's final performance, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Providence, R.I. For the pe...


Trump says he was always going to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director

President Donald Trump threatened Friday to "cancel all future "press briefings", saying it was impossible for his representatives to be perfectly accurate. A...


Dem Lawmaker To Call For Trump's Impeachment This Morning On House Floor

Green said there were no political motives behind his call for impeachment, rather it is because "I believe in the great ideals that this country stands for.I d...


Cloud Computing Overhauls Classic Empire Late for Preakness Upset

Derby victor Always Dreaming and Classic Empire dueled for most of the race before Classic Empire stuck his nose in front midway on the far turn. Alth...


Soundgarden frontman Cornell's funeral will be Friday in LA

As well as dedicating a song to the rock star, U2 also recognised his impact by having " Black Hole Sun " by Soundgarden being played throughout the venue pri...


Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

This is not about a class of children or transgender children", Paddie said, adding that the language prevents a school from disclosing intimate details about a...


Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

Legal experts say the decision comes as no surprise, given that Flynn would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-incrimination by turning over ...


Flynn May Not Cooperate With Senate Subpoena

Legal experts say it's unlikely Flynn would agree to turn over the personal documents because he would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-inc...


Vice President Pence has a growing credibility problem

Russiagate is going to ensnare everyone who touches it. Mike Pence has a very implausible story as well, which is that he knew absolutely nothing about anythi...


Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

Lee in Virginia. In a video taken at an earlier daytime rally , Spencer, a University of Virginia graduate who heads the Alexandria-based National Policy Ins...


Kinsler taken out as precaution with hamstring tightness

They'll try to keep the streak alive as they welcome the Texas Rangers to Comerica Park for a three-game set. "He saved the bullpen", Texas manager Jeff Ban...


Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

Rene Lima-Marin's 98-year prison term for armed robbery was cut short by a judge Tuesday, only for him to be detained a day later by Immigration and Customs Enf...


New FBI boss could be revealed next week

Mike Rogers of MI and Sen. But Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), vice chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, told WTOP's Dave McConnell on Monday, "Before I s...


Here Are the Lawmakers Who've Mentioned Impeachment

Green then added, "I do not do this for political purposes, Mr. Speaker". British betting firm Ladbrokes cut the price of a Trump impeachment to odds-on at 4-...


Trump wants to end key Obamacare subsidies

The result is a sicker, more expensive pool of insureds. In places that have posted rates - Connecticut, Maryland, Vermont and the District of Columbia - mu...


Severe storms move out of Texas, into Oklahoma and Arkansas

It will likely still be raining but the severe weather risk will be over. The greatest chance for tornadoes will occur Thursday afternoon and evening in far n...


Plane crashes into Los Angeles airport truck after landing

The plane sustained minor damage, the airport said. Los Angeles International ranks as America's second-busiest airport, with almost 700,000 takeoffs and land...