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Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

Colored. I was living through that era ... bathrooms divided us then, and it divides us now", Democratic state Representative Senfronia Thompson , who is black...


Why Trump's visit to Israel, Western Wall is a big deal

Not only is Trump the first sitting USA president to visit the Western Wall, but he is also the first American president to visit Israel so early in his t...


Congress back to work while Trump overseas: Budget, Russia

The Post reported that Trump asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers to publicly deny there w...


Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Flynn is a key figure in both the FBI investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller and in separate Senate and House inquiries. The dual testimonies ...


Grassley, Feinstein 'Disappointed' Comey Won't Testify for Panel

Nina Ginsberg, a veteran Washington defense attorney with extensive experience in national security cases, said that without an ironclad immunity deal from ...


Manchester attack: Residents offer comfort‚ supplies to victims

Trudeau said Canada will work with its allies and partners to "continue to counter such senseless acts and to fight terrorism in its many forms" and will do "...


Trump, Comey and that meeting with the Russians

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the panel, said Comey's testimony would help "answer some of the questions that have arisen since Director Com...


Former MotoGP champ Nicky Hayden dies from cycling accident injuries

Hayden suffered major cerebral damage and multiple traumatic injuries in Italy and was being treated at an Italian hospital. Authorities have opened an invest...


"Magnificent 7" visits Senator Leila de Lima

She said that since she has not yet been convicted of any charges, she is still in full possession of her "political" and "civil" rights and therefore she is en...


Donald Trump budget proposal slashes safety net programmes

More than $800 billion would be cut from the Medicaid program for the poor and more than $192 billion from food stamps. Lawmakers are expected to shy away from ...


Trump in Israel: Watch president's visit to Western Wall

The two-day visit there will include private meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , a wr...


Sonia Gandhi condemns 'ghastly' Manchester terror attack

There was panic after the explosion , which struck around 10:30 p.m. (2130GMT) Monday night as Grande was ending the concert, part of her Dangerous Woman Tou...


Trump Israel trip 1st presidential flight from Saudi Arabia

After he completes his visit to Israel and the Palestine area, Trump will visit the Vatican before heading to Belgium and Italy for worldwide summits, notes T...


Roger Ailes Dead at 77 After Suffering Fall

The death has been ruled accidental and there was no evidence of foul play. Ailes, 77, slipped and fell in the bathroom of his Palm Beach home at 6 Ocean Lane...


DHS considers laptop ban expansion

Back in March, DHS announced a laptop ban on US-bound flights from 10 airports in North Africa and the middle east , and the United Kingdom soon followed s...


4 dead after scaling Mount Everest

A 54-year-old Australian, Francesco Enrico Marchetti , died on the Tibetan side of Everest, while Vladimir Strba , 48, of Slovakia, perished near a feature ca...


Trump says he never mentioned Israel to Russians

Trump says "civilized nations must join together to protect human life". Ma'an estimates that more than 1,300 Palestinians are now on strike behind bars in Is...


Trump Officially Starts NAFTA Renegotiation Countdown

Because this is what allows us to maximize the competitive potential of the region that should be the most competitive one in the world, North America , " Vide...


Israel and Arab states have 'common cause over Iranian threat'

President Donald Trump (2nd L) signs the guest book, with first lady Melania Trump (L), Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (2nd R) his wife Nechama Reuven (R) in...


Ivanka Trump Might Have Helped Shape Part Of The Federal Budget Plan

President Donald Trump is looking to make good on his campaign promise to ease the financial burden on new parents, by including paid family leave in his budget...


GOP Plan Could Raise Premiums for 6 Million People with Pre-Existing Conditions

The American Health Care Act , which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, but still faces review in the U.S. Senate , would give states t...


Too early to call school stabbing a hate crime

Collins was scheduled to graduate with a degree in criminal justice on Tuesday and was recently commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Twenty-t...


Defiant Michael Flynn to snub Senate over Russian papers

Previous reports have suggested that Flynn lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his contact with the Russian ambassador, and failed to register a...


Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal

Trump's plan, drawn up by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, lands as Trump's GOP allies in Congress are grappling with repealing and replacing former...


TPP nations vow to forge ahead without US

On Sunday, the 11 TPP ministers said in a statement that they "underlined their vision for the TPP to expand to include other economies that can accept the hi...


USAF: Chinese intercept of USA plane 'unprofessional'

The US crew aboard the US Air Force WC-135 characterized the intercepting by the Chinese aircraft as "unprofessional", according to the statement from Air Force...


Iranian President Calls US Relations 'a Curvy Road'

Administration has been tough in holding Iran accountable through enhanced sanctions related to its missile program and human rights outrages, " he said. "Iran ...


McCain Questions Rationality of Calls to Impeach US President

The House Judiciary Committee typically reviews resolutions calling for the impeachment of a person, while the Rules Committee presides over resolutions calling...


Trump lashes out - abused by 'greatest witch-hunt'

In a statement replying to the Times article, Spicer said the "real story" is that someone leaked Trump's conversation with Lavrov and Kislyak. "I faced gre...


Texas House passes 'bathroom bill' targeting public schools

The Senate Bill 2078 was amended by a vote of 91-50. That stood in contrast to a statement released by Republican Speaker of the House Joe Straus's of...


North Korea's latest missile test called 'substantial advance'

South Korea's military said it could not yet verify the North's claims. " North Korea is capable of continuing to develop longer-range missiles", Physicist D...


Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

The dispute began in 2014 when House Republicans sued the Obama administration, saying the payments couldn't be made without Congress's approval. Without them, ...


Trump expects 'fast decision' on Federal Bureau of Investigation director replacement

July 5, 2016: He holds news conference to announce that "no reasonable prosecutor" would bring criminal charges against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presiden...


USA climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

The circumstances around Yearwood's death on Sunday were still unclear, but The Washington Post reports the weather was so bad that many climbers had to turn ...


Gas prices up slightly in parts of northern New England

That's about 9 cents more than it was at the same point past year. Midland Odessa- $2.24/g, down 3.0 cents per gallon from last week's $2.27/g. West Virgini...