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Notre Dame Students Walk Out On Pence's Graduation Speech

Notre Dame human rights group We StaND For organized the walkout to protest the vice president's policies on immigration and LGBTQI rights. Organizer Apr...


Many in GOP cool to Trump's budget plan

House Speaker Paul Ryan says President Donald Trump's budget proposal for the coming fiscal year prioritizes "American taxpayers over Washington bureaucrats" ...


Cannes Film Festival condemns 'attack on culture, youth and joyfulness'

The Cannes Film Festival paused Tuesday at 3 p.m. local time for a moment of silence to honor the victims of Monday's terror attack at an Ariana Grande...


Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Hassan Rouhani wins Iran

As reported by the BBC, Rouhani was quick to dismiss the criticism and said it was actually Iran and its allies that were fighting terrorists. "South Afri...


Cher squeezes back in to her one of her most iconic outfits

Last night's Billboard Music Awards featured performances by millennial hitmakers, from Drake to Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus . "So, I wanted to do what...


Trump budget proposal would dramatically cut foreign aid

Meanwhile, the budget also asks for a $72 billion cut to Social Security Disability Insurance, a program in Social Security that benefit people with disabilit...


Trump says former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey is a 'nut job'

Citing people close to the matter, the Post says the adviser under scrutiny is close to the president, though the sources would not specifically identify the ...


Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

The station identified Cody Xiong as the suspect arrested and charged with manufacture and trafficking by possession. Deputies estimate that the plants found ...


Trump asked intelligence chiefs to deny Russian collusion

Michael Flynn's contacts with high Russian officials left him vulnerable to being "compromised" by Russia. What the officer didn't know was that USA spies wer...


Trump arrives in Rome for Pope talks

Melania Trump , who is reportedly herself a Catholic, appeared delighted to meet the pope and presented him with a small item to bless for her. Pope Franci...


One dead, nine hospitalised after service station botulism outbreak

The rare condition caused the man to suffer respiratory complications, putting the unresponsive father in a comatose state, according to Galindo's GoFundMe pa...


Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russian Federation to stay out of election

Last week, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to act as a special counsel to investigate any possible coll...


Iranian President Responds to Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia Criticism

Our missiles are for peace and for defence. If we knew who the author was, we'd thank him or her for their service. He used his visit to lash out at Iran ...


Broken Social Scene perform in Manchester, 2 km from terrorist attack

The first victim of the terror attack in Manchester was named earlier as Georgina Bethany Callander. US President Donald Trump reassured British Prime M...


Michael Flynn appeared to have lied to federal investigators, top Democrat says

The Senate intelligence committee says it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses. Cummings asked the committee's c...


White House spending plan boosts military, hurts poor

The proposed 2018 budget immediately came under attack by Democrats , and even some GOP allies deemed it a non-starter. The budget proposal also inclu...


Mueller should expand scope of his investigation

Coats and Rogers both deemed the requests to be inappropriate and did not comply, according to officials cited by The Washington Post , which first reported ...


US farm groups oppose Trump's cuts to agriculture spending

Department of Agriculture", Perdue said. "Cuts to programs like crop insurance, conservation reserve program and agriculture research are unacceptable, especi...


Rural States Stand to Lose Under GOP Health-Care Bill

After criticizing Democrats for the manner in which the ACA passed, my House Republican colleagues held no hearings on the bill, wrote it in the dead of night...


Trump Asked Intelligence Officials to Push Back on FBI Russia Probe

Director Coats, a former U.S. Senator, Congressman, and Ambassador, was asked by fellow Republican, senator John McCain , if the report were true. Trump dis...


Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , who rarely hints at any problems, showed some signs of concern this week. AHIP urged Congress to promise that the ...


Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

Virginia won the doubles point after Alexander Ritschard and Thi-Son Kwiatkowski topped North Carolina's Murray and Simon Soendergaard 7-5 in a tiebreaker on co...


Trump Budget Proposes Eliminating Funding for Great Lakes

Trump's proposed fiscal year 2018 budget eliminates the funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and slashes U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fu...


Why Trump's budget can't pass Congress

In his first detailed budget submission to Congress on Tuesday, Trump requested major reductions to programs that help poor families afford groceries and poor a...


Obamas vacation in Italy; Michelle's fashion draws praise

While Michelle's been taking in Italy's sights, shops and restaurants. The businesswoman was seen wearing a $397 one-shoulder pink-and-white striped top fro...


Texas congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump's impeachment

A third abusive message shared on Green's YouTube channel describes Trump as " wonderful " and " loving " and calls Green " disgusting " and " pathetic ". Whe...


"First Alert Weather Day" in effect: Heavy rain and strong storms possible

Rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms will continue through this morning , this afternoon and tonight , with 2-4 inches of rain expected. Rain will devel...


Intel director won't detail Trump conversation

Neither of the directors went ahead with the request because they felt it was inappropriate , two current and two former officials told the Post . "Are you ...


Trump asked two intelligence chiefs to deny Russia collusion

McCain was speaking just before Coats appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee , which he chairs. Mr Coats, who was appointed by Mr Trump, respo...


Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran election

Visiting Iran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Trump singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups in the Middle East, sending...


Virginia Department of Education identifies school bus compliance issue

The state's leading school bus manufacturers - IC, Thomas and Bluebird -have all agreed to retrofit qualifying buses with the part. Buses with automatic trans...


Trump travels to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian leader

While the two talked at length about peace negotiations, with Abbas confirming he is "committed to working with (Trump) to reach a historic peace deal between...


How Trump's Budget Cuts Will Devastate Low-Income Children

But getting there would require a lot of red ink. Trump's first budget proposal to Congress includes $1.7 trillion in entitlement spending cuts over 10 year...


Donald Trump really needs to work on his denials

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. ...


Dem Rep. Says He Was Threatened With Lynching After Calling For Impeachment

Mueller has also reportedly given Comey the go-signal to present his testimony under oath in the senate inquiry. But with Monday's Washington Post report th...