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US to Expand Fire Support of African Union Mission in Somalia

According to The New York Times, the move is meant to give top officials "more latitude" in the fight against Islamist insurgencies, including al-Shabab. U.S. ...


Touting Trump ties, Netanyahu skips thorny US-Israel issues

Netanyahu made the pledge in a speech to the largest United States pro-Israel lobbying group at a time when the Trump administration is seeking agreement with h...


Ex-punk rocker O'Rourke to make his 2018 Senate bid official

And O'Rourke will challenge Cruz in the deep red state of Texas. "It's energizing the base and changing the whole dynamics of electoral politics here, and that'...


Konta downs Venus to reach Miami final

She added: "Caroline is one of the best athletes on tour, that's no secret so I know I am going to be running for a lot of balls and hitting a lot of balls so I...


Charleston church shooter to plead guilty to murder charges

Nine people were killed in the evening of June 17, 2015 at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina in what the authorities described as "a hate...


Briton Johanna Konta topples Venus Williams to make Miami final

Johanna Konta lived up to the bill as being one of the best "clutch" players on the circuit when she produced a stunning drop shot to break Venus Williams in...


The story behind the protests in Russian Federation

The protest in Tambov had been banned by authorities. One of the reasons the last wave of protests petered out was the disconnect between Moscow activists suc...


Devin Nunes has some explaining to do

Adam Schiff of California, the committee's top Democrat. The Trump administration is facing continued scrutiny about the investigation into the Trump campaign...


House Intel Chair Facing Pressure to Step Away From House Russia Probe

He later made excuses for the president's weird suggestion that former president Barack Obama had tapped his phones. "The chairman and I have worked together ...


Dem opposition to Trump court pick grows; Schumer warns GOP

Manchin said. Heitkamp noted that President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland, was refused a hearing by GOP senators after the death...


'Angel Mom' Slams Sanctuary Cities: 'This Is Why I Support Trump'

At the other end of the country, James Duff Lyall, the executive director of the ACLU of Vermont cites the recent arrests of three immigrant activists in his st...


LaVar Ball Gets The Twitter Dragging He Asked For After UCLA Loss

UCLA head coach Steve Alford watches play against Kentucky in the second half of an NCAA college basketball tournament South Regional semifinal game Friday, M...


16 states, DC urge court to continue to block travel ban

On March 17, the Justice Department announced that it would appeal U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson's sweeping move to freeze the president's executive order....


NCAA, ACC plan to review 'bathroom bill' deal

Both Cooper and the Republican House speaker said they expected the NCAA to once again schedule championship events. Cooper said the new law is "not a ideal...


Photos: FBI Releases New Images of the September 11 Attacks

ET on September 11. The plane hit between the first and second floors of the Pentagon. The 9/11 terrorist attack saw three coordinated strikes by four hijac...


Watchdog to examine cost, security of Trump's Florida trips

President Trump isn't concerned about the rising costs associated with his regular trips to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., the White House press sec...


Felony charges for 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

California has charged two pro-life journalists with 15 felonies - essentially for committing acts of journalism. The pair used false identities and created...


AP Top 25 polls highlight Top 100 all-time in college hoops

The AP released their list of the Top 100 college basketball teams of all time, and Oklahoma State came in at No. 34. The Atlantic Coast Conference is the kin...


GOP senator criticizes Paul Ryan over health care comments

Trump's tirade stems from the Freedom Caucus successfully blocking Trump and Paul Ryan's attempt to forego repeal and instead pass a costly amendment to the A...


Arab leaders: We'll try to relaunch Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Arab Israelis make up around 17.5 per cent of the country's population and are descended from Palestinians who remained on their land after the creation of Isra...


Kaine to oppose Trump court pick, join filibuster

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement today on his intent to vote against cloture and final confirmation for the nomination of Judge Neil Gor...


Trump declares war against the Freedom Caucus

While the president has expressed his anger with the caucus before, he's now openly threatening their future in the 2018 election . "I can tell you, everybody ...


Planned Parenthood Grants Threatened After Pence Tie-Breaker

The last time Pence cast a tie-breaking vote was for the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as education secretary. "The Obama rule tried to force states - includi...


Authorities confirm possible sighting of Tad Cummins near Memphis

She is believed to have been abducted by Cummins, 50, who was formerly her teacher at Culleoka Unit School. A warrant has been issued for Cummins' arrest on...


Leadership: Obamacare Repeal Vote Unlikely To Happen Next Week

Sorry that didn't work", McConnell added. Mr. Trump should now be mending fences with House Freedom Caucus conservatives who balked at what they scorned a...


Democrat, Republican weigh parties' strategies in Gorsuch confirmation chess match

It has made it impossible to approve good judges like Neil Gorsuch. The Democrats may not have the votes they need to block Gorsuch; the Post reports that the...


Trump Administration Planning Only Slight Changes to NAFTA

Mexico's so-called "prosperity" under the North American Free Trade Agreement over the past 23 years has actually seen a shocking 20 million people fall into po...


Government watchdog to investigate Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips

The MAR-A-LAGO acted was introduced by Senators Mark Udall (D-NM), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Tom Carper (D-DE), and Jack Reed (D-RI) on Friday, repor...


Ivanka Trump to become official White House employee

While Donald Trump himself has previously pledged to take no salary , he later said he would only take $1 due to a constitutional clause requiring presidents t...


Judge Approves Plan on Fix for 18000 Flint Water Lines

The settlement also requires the state to continue bottled water deliveries to water distribution centers and residents who can't leave their homes until early ...


Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

At the 1988 Republican National Convention Bush said, " Read my lips: no new taxes ". WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers heading the Senate intelligence committee fo...


White House: Britain Can Remain Strong European Leader OUTSIDE of the EU

Otherwise, he said, he wold "respond in kind". Speaking at the centre-right European People Party's (EPP) annual conference in Malta this afternoon, the EU Co...


White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents

According to the Atlantic , Nunes has also previously said the White House wasn't aware of the information in the reports. The New York Times reported Thur...


Democratic Rep. appears ready to announce challenge to Cruz

Senate seat now held by Senator Ted Cruz according to the Houston Chronicle . Instead, he touted his record in his first congressional run in 2012 when he ...


China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules

Kenney said . "Additionally, the proposed Trump budget would have immediate and drastic effects on many programs that Philadelphians rely on, such as those tha...


Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed case

The justices released their decision Wednesday morning as Gorsuch was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the third day of his confirmatio...


Democrats Oppose Gorsuch, Say He Rules Against Workers

No doubt about it, Gorsuch is a more conservative nominee than Democrats would like. Udall, a former New Mexico attorney general, also said controversies swir...


Lok Sabha approves four supporting GST Bills

Jaitley said once the new regime is implemented, the harassment of businesses by different authorities will end and India will be one rate for one commodity thr...


Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

TAMARA KEITH, BYLINE: In 1991, the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City was deeply in debt and so was Donald Trump . "Once a few subgroups come together wit...


US State Dept employee charged in making contacts with Chinese agents

The U.S. Department of Justice said Claiborne used her position and top security clearance to provide Chinese foreign intelligence agents with "sensitive dipl...


White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

According to new details sent to Congress, the administration wants immediate funding to complete an existing barrier in the Rio Grande Valley, $500 million to ...


New Democratic Party chief Tom Perez asks for staff-wide resignations

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Deputy Chairman Keith Ellison are coming to Asbury Park Friday for a rally along with the Monmouth Count...


Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

A vote on US President Donald Trump's "Obamacare" repeal bill has been withdrawn at the last minute after it failed to gain enough support to pass in Congress. ...


Do you know the difference between a watch and warning?

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means that a storm now containing hail with a diameter of one inch, wind gusts of at least 58 miles per hour, or both is in your...


Trump says cities need Washington's help on crime

The president pointed to the example of Chicago , where almost 700 people have been shot so far this year. "I ask what's going on in Chicago ", he said. "I ma...


Census suggests counting LGBT, then 'corrects,' deletes

A Census Bureau report sent to Congress reveals that questions on sexual orientation and gender identity will not be included in the upcoming 2020 U.S. This i...


Senate Democrats Are Preparing To Filibuster Trump Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Two other Democratic senators, Thomas Carper of DE and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, said they would support the filibuster, the Post reports. Republicans hold a...


House Judiciary Chairman Says Obama Admin's Immigration Policy Led to Rape

They were transported to the Central Processing Unit and charged with first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual offense. ICE also issued an immi...


City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

While Sessions expounded on the Trump administration's concerns about illegal immigration and undocumented immigrants, many critics assert that immigrants are ...


Top Senate Democrat promises fight to block Trump high court pick

In his statement Thursday, Casey said he was concerned that Gorsuch would be too friendly to big corporations, citing a "a major study published in the Minnes...