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Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday with the NAFTA announcement "we intend to notify not just Congress, but all our trading partners, that free and fair trade is the new standard for USA trade deals". Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said talks will provide an opportunity to "align Nafta to new realities", while her Mexican counterpart Luis Videgaray said the three coun... [Full Article...]

Gillibrand urges Senate GOP to reject 'cruel' health care plan

Gillibrand urges Senate GOP to reject 'cruel' health care plan The working group basically plans to set aside the House bill and craft its own package-with an eye toward tweaking the AHCA provisions that makes health insurance more expensive for older Americans. Our healthcare plan will lower premiums & deductibles - and be great healthcare! Dearborn said last week on the podcast: "Will there be some changes?" Passing this bill is a huge step toward fixing ... [Full Article...]

'You Will Not Replace Us': Spencer at White Supremacist Rally

'You Will Not Replace Us': Spencer at White Supremacist Rally A judge has agreed to block its removal for at least six months while the litigation proceeds. Richard Spencer leads a white nationalist protest to halt the removal of a statue of Robert E. "We will not be replaced from this world". In Charlottesville, it all started when the city council voted narrowly in February to remove the bronze statue, which was installed nearly a century ago and d... [Full Article...]

Traffic lines on Columbia represent National Police Week

Traffic lines on Columbia represent National Police Week Trump criticized the rise of anti-police rhetoric, blaming it for creating a climate that contributed to violence against law enforcement officers. According to the White House , 118 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty a year ago, with 66 of those people the "victims of malicious attacks", an increase of almost 40 percent from 2015. [Full Article...]

Tornado Watch For Central Missouri As Storms Roll Through

Tornado Watch For Central Missouri As Storms Roll Through UPDATE 3:03 p.m. - Both Moore-Norman Technology Center campuses will close at 5 p.m. today. The tornado watch area includes surrounding areas of Liberal, Kansas to 80 miles north-northeast of Dodge City, Kansas. The weather pattern looks a little dry and less unsettled as we work into the weekend with another round of storms expected on Monday and Tuesday. The greatest chance for tornadoes will ... [Full Article...]

White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Seattle

White Sox Game Notes For Friday @ Seattle This was a spit show from the beginning. Chicago White Sox's Matt Davidson (24) is greeted by Yolmer Sanchez after Davidson hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners , Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Seattle. [Full Article...]

Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks Cameron Tringale and Sergio Garcia also finished with birdies on Nos. Among those players missing the projected cut were Hunter Mahan , Bryson DeChambeau, Bryce Molder , J.B. My game today was a little bit worse than yesterday but my putting on the back nine was unbelievable so I'm very happy with it. Thompson is playing her third event since losing the ANA Inspiration in a playoff after being... [Full Article...]

People are calling for Trump's impeachment - here's how that would play out

While the House convened for Morning Hour, Al Green , who represents Texas's 9th congressional district, took the floor to speak. Keith Whittington, an expert on presidential impeachment and a professor of politics at Princeton University, said: "It may be that he's acting completely within his legal authority and yet still has abused his office in ways that might rise to the level of impeach... [Full Article...]

List of 18 defendants, charges in Penn State hazing death

List of 18 defendants, charges in Penn State hazing death He died the next morning at the hospital. The Beta Theta Pi fraternity - which has since been barred from Penn State - is facing charges including involuntary manslaughter and hazing. They hauled him back upstairs instead. About 20 minutes later, a "visibly intoxicated" Piazza was assisted to a couch, but he got up and staggered toward the front door, detectives said. [Full Article...]

Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina told reporters that Flynn's lawyer has informed the panel he will not abide by a subpoena for private documents. Emails, text messages, letters, phone records and information about financial and real estate holdings associated with Russian Federation were among the information requested by the committee. [Full Article...]

Trump denies that he requested Comey end investigation into Flynn

The White House initially said that letter prompted Trump to fire Comey, but Trump later said he had already made a decision to dismiss him and was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing". The appointment won Rosenstein wide praise from Republicans and Democrats. "We'll get rid of the smoke and see where the actual issues lie", said Sen. [Full Article...]

Investigation launched into whether White House officials covered up Russian meddling

Perhaps the most anticipated witness is former FBI Director Comey, who was sacked by Trump and reportedly wrote memos alleging the president pressured him to halt a probe of Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser. And Senator John Cornyn, who had been considered a contender for FBI director but removed himself from the running, said he believes senators are taking the investigatio... [Full Article...]

Utah Rep. Chaffetz to Resign from Congress

But, Herbert seems resolute. Chaffetz immediately tweeted that he wanted to see the memo when news broke Tuesday night. The Utah GOP's money problems continue. After Trump won, liberals hammered him for not going after Trump's administration with almost the vigor used against Democrats. He is stepping down in the heavily Republican 3rd congressional district, which stretches from suburban Sa... [Full Article...]

Judge rules no discrimination, then sends him off with empty pockets

Judge rules no discrimination, then sends him off with empty pockets The female teacher told the Muslim student she would keep the bomb-like clock at her desk for the remainder of the school day. In addition to the lawsuits filed against the school, the city, and the principal (which were all dismissed this week), the family also filed lawsuits against Fox News, The Blaze, Glenn Beck, Ben Shapiro and several others . [Full Article...]

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas An outbreak of severe storms with "some strong, long-lived tornadoes", is expected Thursday afternoon and evening in parts of northwest Oklahoma and south-central Kansas, forecasters said. These storms will be capable of large hail and damaging winds. The Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas are in the "enhanced", or middle category, for severe weather, according to the prediction cent... [Full Article...]

Al Green sheds low-key demeanor in call for Trump impeachment

Welcome to Trump Today, a one-stop entry point for the latest news on the 45th president of the United States. A bombshell memo written by fired FBI Director James Comey alleges Donald Trump tried to shut down the investigation into his former National Security Adviser, General Michael Flynn. [Full Article...]

Mississippi teens charged in killing of 6-year-old boy

Mississippi teens charged in killing of 6-year-old boy Thursday. When Kingston's mother, Ebony Archie , came out of the store, she saw that her vehicle was missing and immediately alerted a nearby sheriff's deputy. "We've ridden every neighborhood in Jackson ". Wakefield Sr. also stated that his son, who has a 1-year-old child of his own, had a bright future ahead of him. [Full Article...]

1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision One person is believed to be dead and dozens of homes completely flattened after the twister hit land. First Baptist Church of Elk City is opening a shelter for people affected by Tuesday's storms. Mary Fallin, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak and others in Elk City, surveying tornado damage and connecting with people in the community. All tornado reports were unofficial Tuesday night... [Full Article...]

US Joins Arctic Council In Calling For Action To Curb Climate Change

High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic natio. Groups representing the indigenous peoples of the circumpolar north, known as permanent participants on the Arctic Council, were almost universally unified on the need to address climate change. [Full Article...]

LA County unemployment drops slightly in April to 4.5 percent

Other Wiregrass counties had significant dips in unemployment in April, including Henry (5 percent), Geneva (4.2 percent), Dale (4.5 percent) and Coffee (4.6 percent). "The new data document the continuation of an excessively slow rate of OH job growth", said George Zeller, a Cleveland-area economic researcher. The third-fastest growing major industry category was professional and business service... [Full Article...]


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