• Trump sees to slash government spending in budget plan
Trump sees to slash government spending in budget plan

The plan reportedly will not call for any cuts to Medicare or Social Security benefits for seniors, which Trump promised not to touch during his presidential campaign (he also promised not to cut Medicaid and failed to mention that his promises to protect Social Security didn't include the disability portion of the program, which many of his suppor...

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  • 'Click It or Ticket' enforcement begins Monday
'Click It or Ticket' enforcement begins Monday

Scott Hernandez, chief of the CSP. Agencies will conduct extra seat belt violation enforcement, which will run for two weeks throughout the entire state. The campaign is a partnership between JD Motorsports, Xfinity Series Driver Ross Chastain, and the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee . Back in 2009, MI led the nation with 98% of people w...

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  • Mr. Trump, stand with Israel: The Western Wall is Jewish
Mr. Trump, stand with Israel: The Western Wall is Jewish

Trump said in a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in March 2016 that he would move the US embassy to Jerusalem , calling it "the eternal capital of the Jewish people". earlier this month, and with Netanyahu in February. Avraham Diskin, political science professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem , blames the...

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  • Netanyahu vows Israel 'will continue to build in our capital' Jerusalem
Netanyahu vows Israel 'will continue to build in our capital' Jerusalem

Israeli government ministers set up a mini-mutiny on Sunday at the weekly cabinet meeting over the arrival ceremony for U.S. President Donald Trump . A senior White House official told Bloomberg earlier this week that Trump would not be using the trip to announce a change in embassy locations. He urged Netanyahu to reject Palestinian statehood a...

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  • South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North
South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said he wants to reopen the Kaesong complex as he aims to pursue dialogue and engagement as well as pressure in dealing with the North. Harris also cautioned that the missile launch indicated a major advancement in the North's technological capabilities and called for further coordination among Japan, So...

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  • President Trump: Firing FBI chief eases
President Trump: Firing FBI chief eases "great pressure" on him from probe

When he appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this month, Comey defended his decision to reveal that the agency was restarting its probe into Hillary Clinton's email use just days before last year's election while not disclosing a separate probe into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation.

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  • Nearly 740000 Foreigners Overstayed Visas Last Year
Nearly 740000 Foreigners Overstayed Visas Last Year

Almost 630,000 immigrants were still in the U.S.at the end of 2016, for a persistent overstay rate of 1.25 percent. Illegal immigration in the U.S.is about more than illegal crossings and border walls. The visa waiver program promotes commerce and ease of travel, but it also creates national security risks, as Europeans from those countries who h...

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  • Democrats, watchdog seek Trump's ethics waivers
Democrats, watchdog seek Trump's ethics waivers

Exemptions had been granted under former President Barack Obama, in cases where there was an evident skills gap and the waivers were subsequently made public. In the letter, Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the committee, and seven other members, implore Shaub to make copies of the waivers publicly available "as soon as practicable" after h...

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  • Chris Christie seems to be gunning for Mike Pence's job. Or Trump's.
Chris Christie seems to be gunning for Mike Pence's job. Or Trump's.

Two sources said Christie, the New Jersey governor and Trump adviser, verbally restrained Flynn-one saying Christie told Flynn to shut up, the other reporting he said, "Calm down". President Trump appointed Flynn as national security adviser, but he was quickly ousted after it was revealed he misled Vice President Pence and other top officials abou...

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  • Sea lion snatches girl from pier
Sea lion snatches girl from pier

The sea lion immediately erupts, biting the girl's dress and yanking her into the water . "Her family was just in shock". It begins with the sound of cameras clicking and onlookers marvelling at the size of a California sea lion that people are feeding.

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  • North Korea says it will mass-produce ballistic missile
North Korea says it will mass-produce ballistic missile

It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an "answer" to U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. In this undated photo distributed by the North Korean government on May 22, a solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile lifts off during its launch test at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

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  • Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited
Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited

The visit there drew controversy before Mr Trump even left Washington, when United States officials declined to say whether it belonged to Israel. The Western Wall forms the foundation of the Second Jewish Temple, built by King Herod in the first century B.C., and is a pilgrimage site for Jews all over the world.

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  • Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools
Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

The modified bill passed 91-50. However, LGBT advocates, some of whom watched the debate from the House gallery, said the amendment will further alienate transgender students from their peers. "This is shameful. We all know what we're doing, and everyone watching knows, too, no matter what code words are being used", said Rep. Joe Moody, a Demo...

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  • Trump Brags to Russians About Firing 'Nut Job' Comey
Trump Brags to Russians About Firing 'Nut Job' Comey

While the White House initially pointed to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, outlining Comey's mismanagement of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, as the impetus for his termination, Trump later admitted that the Russian Federation investigation - which he has called a "h...

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  • North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks
North Korea says U.S. has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

Kim said the launch showed the "highly developed stage of science and technology in the field of national defense attained by the DPRK" which he said is "of great and special significance" in ensuring peace on the Korean Peninsula and in the region.

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  • Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest
Russian Federation investigation identifies White House official as person of interest

Trump's dismissal of Comey was met with bipartisan derision. Comey is known to produce memos documenting especially sensitive or unsettling encounters, such as after the February meeting. The paper said the comments came from the White House's written account of the Oval Office meeting. The scope of the investigation expanded after reports tha...

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  • Arctic Council presents united front as Finland takes over from US
Arctic Council presents united front as Finland takes over from US

He was speaking at the end of a meeting of the eight-nation Arctic Council in Alaska, a consultative body dedicated to sustaining the Arctic. As the eight Arctic states reflect on the US Chairmanship and welcome the incoming Finnish Chair, Jim Stotts ICC Alaska President offered, "We must note that the results of all of the work done during the U...

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  • Spicer: Sally Yates Was A
Spicer: Sally Yates Was A "Strong Supporter" Of Hillary Clinton

Yates repeatedly declined to discuss details of the investigation in a public forum. Lindsey Graham's intimation after the hearing that he would be interested in digging further into Trump's business ties to Russian Federation, an issue that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he could not discuss at Monday's hearing "...

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  • Annual Memorial Day Parade set for Monday
Annual Memorial Day Parade set for Monday

The ceremony is set for 9 a.m. Monday, May 29. The Poppy Day distribution also honors all of Americas Veterans of five wars and two conflicts. During the ceremony, the hymn for each military branch will be played, according to town officials who invite all veterans to attend and be recognized.

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  • Fox News Host Says She's in Talks to Become White House Spokeswoman
Fox News Host Says She's in Talks to Become White House Spokeswoman

In December, prior to Spicer's appointment for the position, reports surfaced that Guilfoyle was one of the top candidates for the job and that she and Spicer, a former spokesperson for the Republican National Committee, might split the responsibilities.

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  • Former Congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting with minor
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting with minor

Weiner is agreeing to serve 21 to 27 months in prison, surrender his iPhone and pay a fine of up to $350,000. "I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse", he said, dabbing his eyes with tissues given him by a court deputy. In 2011, while serving in Congress, he accidentally tweeted to the world a photo of his boxer-clad erection. The inve...

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  • Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee
Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

But White House spokesman Sean Spicer has called the president's rhetoric part of his deal-making, contending that Comey had created "unnecessary pressure" on Trump's ability to negotiate with Russian Federation on a range of issues. The Times also reported that Trump asked Comey for "loyalty" before firing him, and that Comey refused. "...

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  • Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks
Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over media leaks

Fearful that his own team would leak the decision, Trump kept key staff in the dark as he pondered the dramatic move. Trump added that it's "possible" he would hire a new director before he departs for his first foreign trip on Friday. McCabe became acting director after Comey was sacked, but has shown a repeated willingness to break from White H...

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  • Ringling's final show commences after 146 years
Ringling's final show commences after 146 years

The parent company of the circus, Feld Entertainment, Inc., cited the company's decision to phase out the elephant act as a major reason for lower ticket sales. Like numerous show's 300 human performers, Vargas said, she plans to take a break before seeking out new opportunities, perhaps in Europe, where many of her castmates hail from.

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  • National Police Week honors law enforcement across the country
National Police Week honors law enforcement across the country

Kennedy in 1962, and the week in which it falls would then be designated National Police Week . "In the Vice President's opening remarks, he reiterated the Trump administration's commitment to standing with the men and women of law enforcement "without apology".

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  • Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry
Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry

The FBI's Trump-Russia investigation has moved into the White House , according to reports that pursued the president as he began his maiden foreign trip, while former FBI director James Comey has agreed to testify before the Senate intelligence committee.

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  • Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'
Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

These more lenient charges and sentences were to be applied to drug users who were not found to be part of gangs or established drug cartels, enabling these low-level offenders to serve their time and return to become a productive member of society.

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  • Circus owner says final show is a 'celebration'
Circus owner says final show is a 'celebration'

The Ringling Bros . Twitter account and some fans shared a few final moments from the show online as things progressed. The circus' final performances in Grand Rapids were September 30 through October 2, 2016. Thirty-six years of PETA protests, of documenting animals left to die, beaten animals, and much more, has reduced attendance to the point...

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  • Freeland Uses Arm & Bat to Defeat Reds
Freeland Uses Arm & Bat to Defeat Reds

Freeland's skills at the plate have not gone unnoticed by manager Bud Black. "He looked like a prize fighter", Black said. "That's one of the things we talked about this winter when we were putting the roster together". "Talk about reinvigorating a ballclub", Reds manager Bryan Price said. "Bonilla didn't have it". Right-hander Scott Oberg (5...

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  • Donald Trump warns James Comey over 'leaks' in explosive Twitter rant
Donald Trump warns James Comey over 'leaks' in explosive Twitter rant

The amounts involved in respect of the latter were "immaterial", the letter said. Across Washington, Trump's allies have been buzzing about the staff's competence as well as the president's state of mind. Moscow has denied interference in the election, and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. "The di...

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  • NBC's Bill Neely Trump Trip Notebook: So Long, Saudi Arabia
NBC's Bill Neely Trump Trip Notebook: So Long, Saudi Arabia

Trump on Sunday singled out Iran as a key sponsor of militant groups, sending a tough message to Tehran the day after Hassan Rouhani won a second term as Iran's president. The money will help kick off a $1 billion women's empowerment fund that the World Bank will announce in July, he said. Trump embarked on a nine-day tour on Friday to the Mid...

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  • Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'
Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

The New York Times reports that Trump also had a few choice words for the Russians about the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey , whom he defenestrated last week. It came two days after Mr Rosenstein named Mr Mueller as a special counsel to investigate possible co-ordination between Russian Federation and the Trump camp...

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  • With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz
With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz

Castellano rode Gunnevera in the Derby to a seventh-place finish but abandoned the colt for Cloud Computing in the Preakness. Ryan said it is gratifying that Klarman and Lawrence could have a horse win a Triple Crown race. "We been working for a long time for this moment. It's great for the family". Always Dreaming took a slight lead wi...

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  • Colorado man accused of removing a transgender woman's testicles
Colorado man accused of removing a transgender woman's testicles

A man charged with using an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman is an airline captain based at Chicago O'Hare, the I-Team has learned. Wednesday called police. The affidavit says the testicles could not have been reattached because of the lag between the procedure and the 911 call.

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  • Dem Leaders Urge Party to 'Slow Down' on Calls for Impeachment
Dem Leaders Urge Party to 'Slow Down' on Calls for Impeachment

Mr Amash paused and responded: "Yes". If this happens, the next step is for the Senate to hold an impeachment trial to decide whether or not to convict the president of the charges. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), said he's "no Comey fan" but added, "I won't defend anyone who obstructs justice". While Green's statement marks the first official requ...

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