• Ford Appoints Jim Hackett As CEO; Announces Key Leadership Changes
Ford Appoints Jim Hackett As CEO; Announces Key Leadership Changes

He praised Hackett as a "proven transformational leader" and "visionary thinker". He was interim director of athletics at the University of MI from October 2014 to March 2016, where he led the search for a permanent athletic director, who was appointed in January 2016.

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  • Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions
Trump's Budget Proposal Is Based On Some Pretty Optimistic Assumptions

Trump's budget relies on forecasts for economic growth of 3 percent a year by the end of his first term - well beyond Congressional Budget Office assumptions of 1.9 percent growth. The budget plans to cut $800 billion from Medicaid , known as the federal health program for the poor, over the next 10 years. "It further cuts funding for children...

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  • USA summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation
USA summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

At least two people were arrested and nine people were injured. The US State Department released a statement saying it was "concerned by the violent incidents" and confirmed Turkish security guards were involved. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called for the expulsion of Turkey's ambassador to the United States. According to two people with direct kn...

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  • Senate Dems float less-severe budget cuts
Senate Dems float less-severe budget cuts

State Senator Julie Daniels returned to the Capitol this morning disappointed that the Senate wasn't called into a Sunday evening or Monday morning session, meaning no budget proposal has been agreed to with House Democrats. The plan still includes a 32 percent increase in the personal income tax rate. Hutchinson noted she spent two years worki...

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  • Trump Arrives in Israel, Calls for Peace
Trump Arrives in Israel, Calls for Peace

We will be guided by the lessons of experience, not the confines of rigid thinking. "All we hear about from Trump and Arab leaders is terrorism, we don't hear about the other problems we face like education and health". Aaron David Miller, a Middle East peace adviser to Democratic and Republican secretaries of state, said that despite Greenblatt's ...

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  • Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympics
Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympics

Hundreds of youngsters and teachers lined both sides of the driveway into the school, exchanging cheers and high fives with the runners, who took a water break before heading back onto Ga. Law Enforcement has been part of Special Olympics since 1993. Desloge Police Chief James Bullock has headed up the area's torch run each year and he said the L...

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  • Saudis, UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump-proposed fund
Saudis, UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump-proposed fund

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka said Sunday that ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has made "encouraging" progress in empowering women but more freedom is needed. Zarif tweeted of the US-Saudi trade deals days after the re-election of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani. Trump's welcome in the region was put on display during a series o...

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  • Sen. Warren: GOP blocking Democrats from health care talks
Sen. Warren: GOP blocking Democrats from health care talks

The Republican replacement plan would enable the Republican-controlled Virginia state legislature to pass legislation creating a high-risk health insurance pool of folks who have pre-existing health problems and who are unable to obtain health insurance from insurance companies.

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  • Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer
Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer

They instead think there was a fight behind the boy's home where someone fired shots. "It hit my baby in his neck". McKinley says the boy's mother and grandmother, who were at the home with him, started CPR and called 911. "This kind of insanity is just out of control". "These kids should have an expectation that they can sit safely in their own ...

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  • Many in GOP cool to Trump's budget plan
Many in GOP cool to Trump's budget plan

The Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programs overseas by more than 29 percent, the White House said on Monday.

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  • Trump's flight to Tel Aviv made a little bit of history
Trump's flight to Tel Aviv made a little bit of history

Given that both Jordan and Turkey recently have warned of dire consequences if the US moves its embassy, Trump's visit may or may not result in a change of address for the American ambassador. At that meeting, he said he would support a single state if it led to peace, delighting Israeli right-wingers who want to see most of the West Bank annexed.

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  • US Supreme Court rejects two congressional districts in N Carolina
US Supreme Court rejects two congressional districts in N Carolina

Hans von Spakovsky, an election law expert at the Heritage Foundation, said the ruling adds to the confused state of the law on redistricting and how legislatures take race into account when trying to comply with the Voting Rights Act.

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  • Trump Says It's Possible He Could Pick FBI Head By Next Week
Trump Says It's Possible He Could Pick FBI Head By Next Week

At the time , Comey was running an investigation into the Trump campaign's possible links with Russian Federation. President Donald Trump on Friday refused to confirm or deny whether he secretly records conversations he has at White House , after he suggested as much in a tweet Friday morning.

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  • Trump administration sending Congress $4.1T budget
Trump administration sending Congress $4.1T budget

Meadows said , referring to one popular program slated for cuts in the budget . Medicaid , the government insurance program for the poor and many disabled Americans, would be cut by more than $600 billion over 10 years by capping payments to states and giving governors more flexibility to manage their rosters of Medicaid recipients.

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  • One more round of storms Wednesday
One more round of storms Wednesday

Temperatures in the low to mid 60s. Overnight after a line of storms moves out and the tornado watch expires, quieter weather will be with us as cloudy to mostly cloudy skies will be around. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain possible. Northeast wind around 7 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. The best chances look t...

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  • Donald Trump asked intelligence bosses to speak out against FBI's Russian Federation probe
Donald Trump asked intelligence bosses to speak out against FBI's Russian Federation probe

Asked whether the Post report was accurate, Coats declined to comment, citing his role as a key briefer of the president on national security issues. "If the president held any other position, what he said [to the Russians] could be considered the mother of all leaks", he said. That same week, Trump telephoned Rogers to make a similar appe...

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  • With Branstad resigning, top aide leaving state government
With Branstad resigning, top aide leaving state government

Sen. They say the voter ID law will maintain election integrity, though there's little evidence of fraudulent voting. "As the longest-serving governor in American history, Terry Branstad has been one of the most effective advocates for value-added agriculture, farmers and ethanol", said Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the RFA.

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  • New president of France faces an uncertain future
New president of France faces an uncertain future

If another party wins a majority, Macron could be pressured to choose a prime minister from that party, a situation the French call "cohabitation". It will be a short honeymoon for French President-elect Emmanuel Macron . Manuel Valls and Emmanuel Macron outside the Elysee Palace in Paris . Radical left-winger Jean-Luc Melenchon, also el...

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  • Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins
Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

The president's budget reduces funding to the current welfare system and would impose more stringent work requirements as a condition of receiving benefits. For years now, our nation has continued to saddle future generations with increasing debt financed by out-of-control deficit spending. That happened with the 2017 budget, which was only f...

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  • Must Watch Stock: Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP)
Must Watch Stock: Great Plains Energy Incorporated (GXP)

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (Great Plains Energy) is a utility holding company. Great Plains Energy had 19 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. Pnc Financial Gp Inc Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP).

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  • Texas Aims to Pass Transgender Bathroom Law for Public Schools
Texas Aims to Pass Transgender Bathroom Law for Public Schools

Lawmakers in the Texas House have voted to approve a bill similar to North Carolina's discriminatory HB2, which prevents transgender students from using the bathroom which matches their gender identity. Rep. Moody said, "This bill now hurts kids by exclusion and discrimination". The approval came on the same day that the House gave prelimin...

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  • Police search for abducted girl from NY
Police search for abducted girl from NY

The vehicle was stolen near the abduction site and has a black bow tie on the front grille and an extended cab. Another suspect , John Harvey is a white male , approximately 16 years old with brown hair . Tuesday night, both teens were charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of stolen property and...

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  • Former FBI director James Comey to testify publicly in Russian Federation probe
Former FBI director James Comey to testify publicly in Russian Federation probe

Separately, The Washington Post reports that the FBI investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign was moving closer to the White House. Attorney General Jeff Sessions previously recused himself from any involvement in the Russia investigation which includes evidence of potential collu...

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  • North Korea renews accusation of CIA assassination plot
North Korea renews accusation of CIA assassination plot

Francois Delattre told reporters Monday that France favors "a strong, swift and firm reaction of the council" to North Korea's test on Sunday of a new longer-range ballistic missile, which he called "a serious threat to peace and security both in the region and the world".

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  • Roger Moore's memorable James Bond lines
Roger Moore's memorable James Bond lines

In their statement , the family said Moore considered his work for UNICEF as his "greatest achievement". Unicef, of which Moore was an ambassador, referred to the late star as a "champion" and admitted the whole family involved in the charity working for children in danger, has lost a "great friend".

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  • More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican parade
More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican parade

During the 1970s and 1980s, FALN claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings in New York, Chicago, Washington and Puerto Rico , including a blast that killed four people at New York's historic Fraunces Tavern in 1975. "The parade made a decision to honor him". "I am compelled to denounce terrorism in any form for any reason", he wrot...

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  • Bradley's three-pointer sinks Cavaliers
Bradley's three-pointer sinks Cavaliers

James had his fourth-lowest scoring game of his 210-game postseason career Sunday, going scoreless in the final 16:31 of gametime as an Isaiah Thomas-less Boston squad battled back from a 21-point third quarter deficit to avoid going down 3-0 in the series.

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  • North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected
North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected

Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy of his administration's willingness to try to deal with North Korea through engagement, Reuters reported . Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met with a special envoy sent by new South Korean President Moon Jae-in as the two countries attempt to fix relations damaged by China's strong objections to t...

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  • Trump Calls People Who Executed Manchester Attack
Trump Calls People Who Executed Manchester Attack "Evil Losers"

Trump condemned the "evil losers" responsible for a suicide attack in Manchester, England . 59 people were injured, and numerous casualties were children. Authorities say they're not sure if the suicide bomber acted alone or was part of a larger terrorist network. "Our society can have no tolerance for this continuation of bloodshed".

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  • Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney holds briefing
Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney holds briefing

However, that goal depends on growth projections that most economists view as overly optimistic and a variety of accounting gimmicks, including an nearly $600 billion peace dividend from winding down overseas military operations. The goal is to purge the rolls of millions of people off food stamps and cut Medicaid , targeting the social safety-n...

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  • Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks
Trump meets Palestine President, urges resumption of peace talks

During meetings with Netanyahu on Monday, Trump focused attention on the threat from Iran but also talked about the opportunities for peace in the region and how Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations were shifting their stance, potentially opening a window towards a regional agreement.

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  • Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump
Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump

During his visit to Saudi Arabia , Trump called on the regional countries to isolate Iran , which had "fuelled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". The Saudi visit is the first leg of an eight-day foreign tour - Mr Trump's first as president - that will take him on Monday to Israel and then the Palestinian territories and on to Europe.

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  • Indiana to receive over $600000 in Target settlement
Indiana to receive over $600000 in Target settlement

Target spokeswoman Jenna Reck said in a statement that the company has been working with state authorities for several years to address claims related to the breach. CEO Brian Cornell took the helm in August 2014. Cyber attackers accessed the information through a third-party vendor and gained access to names, addresses, phone numbers, emai...

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  • President Donald Trump to propose $4.1 trillion budget
President Donald Trump to propose $4.1 trillion budget

The Trump administration budget proposal to be released Tuesday will have the deepest cuts to government programs in a generation, according to The Hill . Overall, the plan would reduce discretionary spending by $1.5 trillion over a decade. His cuts to domestic agencies budgets approved by lawmakers each year would be redirected to the Pentagon.

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  • Storms take deadly turn in march across the country
Storms take deadly turn in march across the country

Governor Scott Walker declared a State of Emergency for Barron, Jackson and Rusk counties following tornadoes and damaging storms. "Please monitor the Barron County Sheriff's Department Facebook page for further updates". Jeff Martin , Chetek Mayor told KSTP-TV that several emergency vehicles have gone to trailer park. The victim's identity has...

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