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Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

Wall Street's predilection for a glass-half-full view of Trump is on full display as investors back off fears that a failure to repeal Obamacare would endanger his entire agenda in favor of optimism that he will simply get on with tax cuts and infras...

Police union warns of Trump's sanctuary city plan

The national FOP president, Kenneth "Chuck" Canterbury, Jr., told reporters the union supports the Trump administration plan - announced by Sessions on Monday - to strip Justice Department funding from sanctuary cities and counties - including Chi...

Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

If Gorsuch is confirmed, he would restore a 5-4 conservative majority on the Supreme Court, a key goal of Republicans. As the debate was taking place Wednesday, all eight of the Supreme Court justices sided with a special-needs Colorado student , s...

Run-Up To Census 2020 Raises Concerns Over Security And Politics

A few hours later, though, the bureau released a statement , saying they had been added by mistake. In April 2016, a bipartisan group of almost 80 members of Congress asked that the census and the American Community Survey add questions about sex...

Week ahead: House Intel chair under fire over Trump surveillance claims

Mr. Trump has claimed that what Nunes found out vindicates his tweets from more than three weeks ago accusing Barack Obama of illegally tapping his wires at Trump Tower. spy agencies. He also told CNN that the president didn't even know Nunes was ...

Severe weather hits today through Wednesday; Mainly Hail and high winds

There is an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms along and east of the Mississippi River. An isolated tornado will also be possible, but the threat is on the low side, according to the weather service. The week will begin with a series of severe ...

West Oakland fire: One feared dead in large 4 alarm blaze

He said seven people were rescued and three people were hospitalized. Battalion Chief Erik Logan did not provide the gender of the deceased. Firefighters were quickly pulled from the structure for safety concerns, forcing them to battle the flame...

One killed, 14 wounded in OH nightclub shooting: USA media

According to WLWT5, a local TV station, the shooting was reported just after 1 a.m.at Cameo Night Club on Kellogg Avenue in Linwood. Mayor John Cranley pleaded for anyone who had information about the rampage to notify police. Another person walked...

Bellagio Burglary At High-End Jewelry Store Sends Hotel Into Lockdown

One person tweeted: "Omg mass panic at Bellagio ". Parts of the casino complex remain closed while police investigate. Authorities said the suspects broke into a high-end jewelry and watch store, where they may have used sledgehammers to break i...

Las Vegas police investigating bus shooting outside Cosmopolitan on Strip

One victim has been taken to the hospital in unknown condition. The incident is being treated as a barricade situation at this time, police said. Officers believe the suspect is on a bus that is on Las Vegas Boulevard. "It's just insane." Police at...

LoBiondo says he will vote against American Health Care Act

Rep. John Larson was part of a marathon House Ways and Means Committee mark-up on the health care bill, where he unsuccessfully pushed to preserve a tax on high-income earners that was part of the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act isn't id...

Medic killed by own ambulance as it is stolen in NY

When Arroyo got out of the ambulance, Gonzales got into the driver's seat of the rig. One of the EMTs got out of the ambulance to help, which was when the suspect entered the vehicle after her and began driving, ABC 7 reports. "They should not ev...

Infant dies after babysitter can't reach 911

Mike Rawlings, the mayor of Dallas , is promising to fix the so-called "ghost" calls that are plaguing the city's 911 center. Police officials have used overtime to beef up staffing in the 911 call center. But on Wednesday, Taffet showed up to Da...

Fighting Cancer Must Have "The Urgency Of Now" Says Joe Biden

Obama then handed Biden the reins to lead the program meant to accelerate cancer research in America. In addition to breaking down walls among disciplines, Biden said making better use of money taxpayers are already putting toward cancer research, ...

FYI To Congressional Republicans: Most Americans Want A Special Trump-Russia Prosecutor

The statistics come just one week after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would recuse himself from any formal Department of Justice inquiry into the matter, a decision that followed reports that he had met with a Russian ambassador while acting...

Train slams into charter bus in Biloxi - 3 dead, dozens injured

It is a "terrible, chaotic scene, but it is under the control", a local police chief said. Miller said it was still unclear to investigators why the bus had come to a stop along the tracks. Police are talking to the bus driver and the train operato...

U.S. gathered valuable intelligence from Yemen raid

Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said Al-Qaeda had taken advantage of ungoverned spaces in Yemen to plot, direct, and inspire terror attacks against America and its allies. Information obtained during the raid is still being used by US inte...

MSU No. 10 in Peace Corps volunteers

Nicole Peltzer, a 2014 graduate of UW who is now serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal, is proud to see her alma mater at the top of the rankings this year. Lucia. The rankings this year follow the launch of a new brand platform that a Peace ...

Learn more about health care policy

There are several steps before the new healthcare legislation could become law. Numerous speakers at the Iowa City rally focused on the impact of the Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care Act. As they returned home during the recent co...

Justice Ginsburg Doubtful America Is Becoming Great Again

During an interview with BBC Newsnight that same day, Ginsburg said she isn't planning on going anywhere. Ginsburg pointed to the Women's March held the day after President Trump's inauguration. More recently, he has slammed major news outlets as...

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Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the ...

Springfield Honors Fallen at Peace Officers Memorial

Every year since 1982, members of the US law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on Peace Officer's Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.to mourn the fallen...

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

In addition to being healthy, Davis was known among friends and classmates for advocating against using drugs and alcohol, Watts said. " He didn't do any of that ". Another team f...

Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Trump's daring decision to oust Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation that ultimately led to his downfall. Mr. Cl...

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be fun...

Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

He said non-essential employees were asked to stay home Wednesday while crews prepare to fill in the collapsed portion of the tunnel. The U.S. Department of Energy's Mark Heeter ...

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

South Korea is not willing to sacrifice itself for United States global domination, and that is true also for Asia, where the Philippines and other countries like Thailand are cal...

Levee breaks in Arkansas as record flooding continues to plague the region

Water had begun to spill over the top of the levee on Tuesday and it breached on Wednesday. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundat...

'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules

Guzman's lawyers also sought more freedom to communicate with people in order to plan his defense, including his wife and potential witnesses. The judge did, however, rule that G...

7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

The witness said the gunman initially shot back at the officers, and three officers shot him to bring him down. One of the women died at the hospital. Rikky Galiendes, 27, heard ...

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Trump's Deputy Assistant to leave White House

The Times report said that Gorka will "likely" be moved to a role outside the White House but still be part of the administration. A senior official told the outlet that he w...

Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Asked about Orrick's ruling Wednesday, Trump averred that he is "never surprised by the 9th Circuit", reinforcing an early morning tweet in which he declared that it "has a bad ...

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Authorities sweep Hawkins Middle School after reports of a possible shooter emerged Wednesday morning. His connection to the Hawkins Middle School incident remains unclear. Mason C...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Friends and family are gently interacting with and approaching her as she copes with the aftermath of her ordeal, her sister told a CNN affiliate. "The first thing I did was just...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

In remarks delivered after signing an executive order to clamp down on steel dumping, Trump promised action on the files within the next two weeks, and took a swipe at Canada's sup...