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  • U.S. Government Threatens Funding Cut To California
    San-francisco-california 2017-04-22 06:24:27 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut some funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do n...
  • Trump's Travel Ban Faces Its Second Challenge At US Appeals Court
    A_federal_judge_sets_hearing_on_trump's_sanctuary_city_defunding_order 2017-04-22 05:59:34 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the measure, while one Democrat...
  • World Bank Express Concerns Over Trump's Economic Policy
    World_bank_express_concerns_over_trump's_economic_policy 2017-04-20 10:33:25 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Global finance leaders are gathering on Trump's home turf to try to nudge his still-evolving policies away from protectionism and show broad support for open trade and global integration. The International Monetary Fund and World B...
  • Putin-linked think tank wrote plan to sway 2016 election in Trump's favor - documents
    Putin-linked_think_tank_wrote_plan_to_sway_2016_election_in_trump's_favor_-_documents 2017-04-20 10:26:25 UTC
    WASHINGTON — A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S...
  • NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Jail Cell
    Nfl_star_aaron_hernandez_found_dead_in_jail_cell 2017-04-19 16:37:53 UTC
    BOSTON — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, prison officials said, and his family called for an immediate investigation into the circu...
  • Runoff in Georgia: "This is already a victory for the ages"
    Runoff_in_georgia-_this_is_already_a_victory_for_the_ages 2017-04-19 07:21:54 UTC
    A novice Democratic candidate weathered attacks from President Donald Trump and finished well ahead of his Republican rivals in a much-watched Georgia congressional race on Tuesday, but appeared to fall short of the majority he needed to win outri...
  • Facebook Video Murder Suspect Kills Himself In Pennsylvania
    Facebook_video_murder_suspect_kills_himself_in_pennsylvania 2017-04-18 19:04:12 UTC
    A murder suspect who police said posted a video on Facebook of the killing of a Cleveland man fatally shot himself after a "brief pursuit" by Pennsylvania State Police officers on Tuesday, police said. Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Rob...
  • Trump Targets H-1B Visas Which Are Used Largely By Tech Industry
    Trump_targets_h-1b_visas_which_are_used_largely_by_tech_industry 2017-04-18 05:04:49 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump targets H-1B visas which are used largely by tech industry and will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the U.S. to fill h...
  • Barbaric Slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th Century
    Barbaric_slaughter_of_native_americans_in_the_20th_century- 2017-04-18 03:18:51 UTC
    What happened to the Osage tribe is a dark, lost chapter in American history. The barbaric slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th century shows that part of the white population in the U.S. is unable to leave behind its violent and racist na...
  • Trump's Options Limited In Dealing With North Korea, Despite His Rhetoric
    Trump's_options_limited_in_dealing_with_north_korea__despite_his_rhetoric 2017-04-17 02:57:58 UTC
    North Korea denounced the United States for bringing "huge nuclear strategic assets" to the region as the Carl Vinson strike group with a flag-ship nuclear-powered aircraft carrier steamed closer, and said it stood ready to strike back. China s...
  • Trump's McMaster: Time For Tough Talks With Russia over its support for Assad
    17206_trump's_mcmaster-_time_for_tough_talks_with_russia_over_its_support_for_assad 2017-04-16 19:14:03 UTC
    White House national security adviser H. R. McMaster said on Sunday it was time for tough talks with Russia over its support for Syria's government and its "subversive" actions in Europe. Speaking on ABC News' "This Week" program, McMaster said...
  • LIVE: Millions Watched As Giraffe Gave Birth To A Baby Boy
    Millions_watched_as_giraffe_gave_birth_to_a_baby_boy 2017-04-16 22:44:08 UTC
    NEW YORK — After weeks of suspense, April the giraffe finally gave birth on Saturday to a baby boy, delighting of hundreds of thousands of people who have been monitoring a live cam feed from a New York zoo in anticipation of the long-overdue even...
  • Protesters To Trump: We Want To See Your Tax Returns
    Protesters_to_trump-_we_want_to_see_your_tax_returns 2017-04-16 05:20:35 UTC
    WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK — Tens of thousands of people marched through midtown Manhattan and dozens of U.S. cities on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public does not care about t...
  • US: "Mother of All Bombs" Sends Message to North Korea & Iran
    Us-_%22mother_of_all_bombs%22_sends_message_to_north_korea___iran 2017-04-14 20:36:45 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The United State commander in Afghanistan said on Friday that the decision to use -"Mother of All Bombs"- one of the biggest conventional bombs ever used in combat was purely tactical. U.S. Experts said that while the use of the bo...
  • A Federal Judge Sets Hearing On Trump's Sanctuary City Defunding Order
    A_federal_judge_sets_hearing_on_trump's_sanctuary_city_defunding_order 2017-04-14 16:48:57 UTC
    By Robin Respaut | SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge is set to hear arguments on Friday in a case brought by two large counties requesting the suspension of President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to withhold federal fun...
  • Trump signs law letting states to block family planning funds
    Trump_signs_law_letting_states_to_block_family_planning_funds 2017-04-13 21:06:08 UTC
    "Allowing states to withhold Title X funding from family planning clinics won’t make anyone safer or healthier – it will instead place essential services out of reach," said Diane Horvath-Cosper, a medical doctor and fellow at Physicians for Repro...
  • US dropped a GBU-43/B (MOAB) "MOTHER OF All BOMBS"
    Us_dropped_a_gbu-43_b_(moab)__nicknamed_the_%22mother_of_all_bombs%22_ 2017-04-14 05:58:27 UTC
    <h2>BREAKING NEWS:</h2><h3>U.S. 'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants: defense ministry.</h3> The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on ...
  • United Airlines Passenger To Sue The Company
    United_airlines_passenger_to_sue_the_company 2017-04-13 17:40:22 UTC
    <blockquote><h2>United Airlines Passenger To Sue The Company: </h2><h3>Dao's daughter, Crystal Dao Pepper, told the news conference that the family was "horrified, shocked and sickened" by what happened to her father.</h3> <strong>CHICAGO — <...
  • Trump Turning Away From Everything Relating To His Promises
    Trump_turning_away_from_everything_relating_to_his_promises 2017-04-13 02:46:21 UTC
    The Establishment's President : Donald Trump Turning Away From Everything Relating To His Promises. Donald Trump abandoned stances that were at the bedrock of his establishment-bashing campaign. Days after his administration had seemed to ac...
  • Trump says NATO not obsolete, reversing campaign stance
    Trump_says_nato_not_obsolete__reversing_campaign_stance 2017-04-12 21:49:12 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that NATO is not obsolete, as he had declared on the campaign trail last year, but said NATO members still need to pay their fair share for the European security umbrella. At a news conference with ...
  • Trump open to additional strikes on Assad's Syria
    Donald_trump_says_he_has_changed_his_position_on_assad 2017-04-10 21:06:15 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump is open to authorizing additional strikes on Syria if its government uses chemical weapons again or deploys barrel bombs in the country, the White House said on Monday. "The sight of people being gassed and blown awa...
  • US Gunman Kills Teacher (Wife), One Of Her Students, Then Himself
    Two_killed_and_two_wounded_in_a_classroom_shooting_at_a_southern_california_elementary_school 2017-04-11 10:32:38 UTC
    By Olga Grigoryants | SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF. — A special education teacher and one of her students were fatally shot by her estranged husband when he opened fire with a high-caliber revolver before killing himself in her classroom at a San Ber...
  • CIA Files Prove: US Supported Iraq's Use of Chemical Weapons Against Iran
    Cia_files_prove-_us_supported_iraq's_use_of_chemical_weapons_against_iran 2017-04-10 08:13:38 UTC
    The U.S. government may be considering military action in response to chemical strikes in Syria. But a generation ago, America’s military and intelligence communities knew about and did nothing to stop a series of nerve gas attacks far more devast...
  • Trump is well on his way to launch additional import duties
    Trump_is_well_on_his_way_to_launch_additional_import_duties 2017-04-10 06:20:52 UTC
    By David Lawder | WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump is considering an executive order to launch a trade investigation that could lead to supplemental duties in certain product categories, a Trump administration official told Reuters. ...
  • U.S. Navy Strike Group Moving Toward Korean Peninsula
    U.s._navy_strike_group_moving_toward_korean_peninsula 2017-04-09 08:01:10 UTC
    By Idrees Ali | WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy strike group will be moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula as a show of force, a U.S. official told Reuters on Saturday, as concerns grow about North Korea's advancing weapons pro...