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USA formally rejects Paris climate treaty at G-7 environmental meeting

The final version stated that the US will continue to engage with "key worldwide partners" in a way consistent with its domestic priorities - a "strong" economy...


Democrats warn House GOP not to stall Russian Federation sanctions bill

With transparency and accountability? Everybody pretty well understands it. So, if you're frustrated by the lack of transparency in this process, I share your f...


After weeks of secrecy, US Senate to unveil healthcare bill

However, this is the only declaration he gave, besides mentioning that the Senate would eventually proceed to the bill as soon as it receives a score from the...


DC lawyer says he's representing Sessions

Cooper was recently under consideration to be solicitor general, and he also reportedly advised Sessions prior to his testimony before the Senate intelligence...


Bernie Sanders calls out Senate Republicans for secrecy surrounding health care negotiations

Is this too much to ask of legislation that could threaten the health care of countless Americans (the exact number being unknowable because the bill's archit...


Canceled flights, burning door handles: Heat hits Southwest

American Airlines pilot Shane Coffey said extreme heat creates changes in the air density that make it harder for airplanes to take off, meaning pilots have t...


Teen cadets stole Los Angeles police cars, stun guns, radios

After the crashes involving two police cruisers Wednesday night, a third LAPD vehicle that may have been stolen by the suspects was found parked on a street, ...


Pence hires BigLaw lawyer in Russian Federation probe with personal Comey connection

If the report is true and if it is confirmed that Trump obstructed justice by trying to get Comey, and perhaps others, to end the Russian Federation probe, tha...


Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy

Other changes Uber rolled out include a shorter two-minute cancellation window, driver injury protection insurance , faster ways to cash out earnings and no...


Conservative senators join Democrats in blasting secret healthcare process

In a political exercise that is coming down to the wire, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that a " discussion draft " of the bill that woul...


Spicer expected to take less public role

Politico and Bloomberg first reported the likely press-shop changes. David Martosko - the US political editor of DailyMail.com, who during the campaign ear...


Travel ban challengers urge US top court to reject Trump appeal

The stated goal of the entry ban was to allow the government to conduct this internal review. The justices could announce as soon as Thursday whether they will ...


'I am under investigation' in Comey sacking

In an early morning tweet, the president said Robert Mueller, special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, is investigating h...


US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Cooper was present at Sessions' confirmation hearing and again when he testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee earlier this month. A spokesman fo...


Authorities: Couple hid trash bag containing newborn remains

A man had reported an unusual odor. According to a police statement: 'Behind the property in the woods, they located a garbage bag emitting a strong odor. Wor...


A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol

Governor Bruce Rauner called for the special session, saying he is willing to sign a budget backed by republicans in the General Assembly. Lawmakers are hea...


Republican aligned with Trump wins South Carolina House seat

Republican Ralph Norman and Democrat Archie Parnell are competing in the race, along with three third-party contenders. The South Carolina 5th Congression...


Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

In Phoenix , they are calling this a "deadly heat wave". The heat is spread across California. Phoenix Sky Harbor airport and city bake in the heat. - In P...


Georgia House voting going smoothly

Why is there a special election in Georgia? . The seat in Georgia's 6th Congressional District became vacant after prominent Republican Tom Price went to ...


Cousin: Sailor Killed In Crash Near Japan Was To Retire Soon

The deceased were identified as: - Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19 , from Palmyra, Va. Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass followed in his...


Texas men shriek as snake slithers on hood of truck

Mr Wyatt and Mr Moyers, who both say they are afraid of snakes, can be heard in the video yelling as it continued to slowly emerge. "Oh my gosh, dude, that th...


Wake commissioners' budget falls about $24 million short of school system's request

Some Wake County commissioners place the funding blame on state lawmakers. According to County Budget Director Ryan Brown, the error was discovered last wee...


Cosby trial accuser thanks supporters for love, kindness

In the retrial, District Attorney Kevin Steele could ask the judge to let more of Cosby's 60 accusers testify or disclose to jurors that Constand is gay. "At th...


Senior student mocks school's dress code with yearbook quote

It's not her photo that's going viral, but the senior quote underneath of her photo. Halters, half-shirts, shorts, or sweaters and blouses that expose breasts...


ICE seeks custody of El Salvador man accused of murdering Muslim teenager

A police statement Monday says "this tragic case appears to be the result of a road rage incident involving the suspect, who was driving and who is now charge...


Thwart sneak attack on health care

He was referring to tax-code revisions, another legislative priority Republicans have established for themselves. While GOP Senators wait on the parliamentari...


US Congressional bypoll being seen as test for Trump

Sean Richey is an associate professor of political science and specializes in voting and elections, political communication, and political behavior. The vict...


Republicans Are Living Up To Their Own Anti-Obamacare Attacks

Susan Collins, R-Maine, by far the most moderate senator in the GOP caucus. McConnell said in a press conference that the health care bill text would be ava...


Record temperatures expected in broiling US Southwest

In a sign of just how hot things are getting, some airlines have had to cancel flights because of the heat . Really hot. Or, as the Phoenix New Times put...


Russian Federation investigation just beginning, Schiff says

To make it even more hard, their client's public statements often threaten to undercut their work. "Good luck trying to represent him". "He said that if, in...


Senate Republicans set to release Obamacare repeal bill

Senate Democrats, in taking action Monday, are inserting themselves into a process that has excluded them by design. Also, several GOP members announced the vot...


Democrats Say They'll Slow Senate Work Over Secretive Health Care Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have none of it. Their clandestine maneuvering threatens to subvert the will of the American people - less than a...


McCain: Travelers to N Korea should sign waiver

McCain, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said North Korea "murdered" Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old American college student who died just day...


12 cities to receive Justice Department aid to fight crime

Twelve cities are joining the National Public Safety Partnership , a program that bolsters the relationship between local and federal law enforcement with a sp...


Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

McConnell's ability to assess and line up votes is considered masterful, and he's eager to pass legislation fulfilling a keystone campaign promise of President ...