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Author: 0 Trump's First Foreign Trip As President Is Later Than Anyone Since LBJ

The U.S. president will then head to Italy, where he will meet Pope Francis and President Sergio Mattarella. Israel will be one of Donald Trump's first destinations overseas as USA president, the White House revealed on Thursday. "Certain things will be formalized and announced in the time leading up to the visit", one senior administration official said. The US is also now Saudi Arabia's main arms' source, but the two countries wish to strengthen their ties.

Local Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7
Author: 0 Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

On Monday, he was charged with another eight counts of homicide, three counts of attempted homicide, six counts of drive-by shooting, five counts of aggravated assault and one count each of endangerment, discharging a firearm at a structure, discharging a firearm at a non-residential structure and criminal damage.

Author: 0 Trump travel ban challenge in appeals court Monday

That may not be enough to convince the judges hearing the cases on Monday in Richmond and the following week in Seattle. He urged them to focus on the religiously neutral text of President Trump's revised travel ban rather than the Republican's anti-Muslim campaign statements .

Local Health care bill meets GOP skeptics in Senate
Author: 0 Health care bill meets GOP skeptics in Senate

Taking on the roles of Ed Helms' Stu, Bradley Cooper's Phil, and Mike Tyson's tiger are House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, and President Trump , respectively. "The GOP would have likely faced a backlash from its base had they not passed repeal/replace", he said. Fortunately for McConnell only two are in any serious jeopardy, Dean Heller of Nevada and Jeff Flake of Arizona, but they are certain to be particularly cautious about casting their vote for anything ...

Author: 0 US to attend UN climate summit as it considers Paris pullout

The president's daughter, who serves as a senior White House advisor, is passionate about combating global warming and turned heads when she brought climate activist Al Gore to Trump Tower during the presidential transition. Washington-based World Resources Institute climate programme head Paula Caballero said: "The question of whether this creates a hard backdrop for the negotiations is clearly a "yes".

Local Trump agrees to renegotiate NAFTA with Mexico, Canada
Author: 0 Trump agrees to renegotiate NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

Mexico's top diplomat said Thursday that President Enrique Pena Nieto's government immediately launched a diplomatic full-court press. "Hey, I'm a nationalist and a globalist", Trump told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, less than a day after he was persuaded by White House advisers and leaders from Canada and Mexico to rescind his threat to pull the US out of the 23-year-old trade deal.

Local U.S. Navy SEAL, killed in Somalia, ID'd
Author: 0 U.S. Navy SEAL, killed in Somalia, ID'd

They thanked the community for its interest in Milliken and asked for privacy. Milliken, from Falmouth, Maine , was killed in the ambush and two other USA military personnel were injured. The man has been killed during an operation against al-Shabab, an extremist group, in Somalia. In March, President Donald Trump eased some combat rules for preventing civilian casualties in Somalia, allowing for a more escalated campaign against terrorists in the region.

Local Iowa inmate captured after killing deputy during escape
Author: 0 Iowa inmate captured after killing deputy during escape

Two deputies were transporting Correa-Carmenaty back to the Pottawattamie County Jail in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Monday after he was sentenced to 45 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder in a separate case. Monday. He then led authorities on a high-speed chase before crashing the stolen vehicle near the I-480 entrance at Cuming Street. Authorities say Correa-Carmenaty shot another man, who is also expected to recover, while trying to carjack a pickup truck before ...

Author: 0 Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet

A roughly 5-mile stretch of the Mississippi River near St. Louis was closed on Tuesday because high water was keeping boats and barges from passing beneath the historic Eads Bridge, said Sean Haley, a U.S. But the mess left behind is substantial after the river reached record levels in both places. In northeast Arkansas, a Black River levee was breached Wednesday morning near Pocahontas.

Author: 0 Members of Penn State frat indicted in pledge's death

Neither Penn State nor Beta officials immediately responded to a request for comment. The grand jury's presentment describes pledges forced through a gauntlet of drinking stations at the party that night, at which they were ordered to quickly drink vodka, shotgun a beer, and so on.

Local Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts
Author: 0 Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Recent failed missile tests by Pyongyang, which is seeking the ability to deploy nuclear weapons, have prompted responses from Washington including military and diplomatic moves. North Korea has detained its' fourth citizen of the United States . The North's sparse announcement came days after it confirmed its April detainment of PUST professor Kim Sang-duk, who goes by his American name, Tony Kim.

Author: 0 Protections for 27 national monuments may be curtailed, cut

The 27 monuments are mostly in the Western United States. The other five on the list are marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, including a huge reserve in Hawaii established in 2006 by President George W. Trump's executive order from last week called for a review of all national monuments of 100,000 acres or more that were created since 1996. "The Department of the Interior is the steward of America's greatest treasures and the manager of one-fifth of our land.

Author: 0 Obama receiving Profile in Courage Award from Kennedys

Sweet, smart and humble, as the interview shows, will we see the Schlossberg name on a ballot anytime soon? It is a legacy of which I am very proud, but for now, I try to follow my own path and I still think about what I could do. Kennedy Library Foundation lauded Obama for expanding health security to millions of Americans, which opponents of the bill passed by the House on Thursday argued could be lost if it becomes law.

Local Obama administration reviewed Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says
Author: 0 Obama administration reviewed Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says

Are you satisfied with the vetting that was done of General Flynn by the transition team before he came on board as the National Security Advisor? "But I think that the work that [Office of Management and Budget] Director [Mick] Mulvaney and others have made in this front and negotiations have been very positive".

Author: 0 Arkansas inmate hopes to avoid being 4th killed

Williams, 38, was convicted and sentenced to death for killing 57-year-old Cecil Boren in October 1999 after Williams' escape from the Cummins prison unit in Grady. "As a result, he is now imprisoned under an illegal death sentence set to be carried out within a matter of days". But family members of Boren, whose killing led to Williams' death sentence, told the Arkansas Parole Board that the execution should go forward.

Local USA regulator wants to reverse net neutrality
Author: 0 USA regulator wants to reverse net neutrality

The current rules, brought about by the FCC in February 2015, prevent service providers from blocking lawful content, slowing down the internet speed and favoring particular types of content by charging fee. But he conveniently ignores the preceding decade of history, during which net neutrality principles were periodically violated by ISPs, and where the FCC struggled to enforce net neutrality principles outside of Title II, losing repeatedly in the courts.

Local Former AG Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russia probe
Author: 0 Former AG Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russia probe

Both Chaffetz and Cummings stressed that as a former military officer, Flynn would have needed special permission for his appearance at a gala sponsored by RT, the Russian-government funded television station, for which he was paid $45,000.

Local Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000
Author: 0 Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000

Lawyers also filed a stay of execution with U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker immediately following Jones' execution, claiming that his death was proof of midazolam's ineffectiveness. Arkansas executed two men in one night this week, and there is a dispute about how it went. The compressed timeline set off a series of last-minute challenges from inmates challenging the state's lethal injection protocol.

Local Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill
Author: 0 Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

They would have gotten away with it, too, if it hadn't been for those pesky reporters. Let us posit that the first Trump travel ban, which released armies of political furies days into the new presidency, was a self-inflicted wound. But it's not at all clear the plan will attract support from GOP moderates - including MacArthur's Garden State colleagues - whose votes are needed to get it passed.

Local What President Trump's New Tax Plan Might Mean for Consumers
Author: 0 What President Trump's New Tax Plan Might Mean for Consumers

US President Donald Trump proposed slashing tax rates for businesses to 15 percent from the current 35 percent for public corporations and 39.6 percent for small businesses, and on overseas corporate profits returned to the country. The White House one-pager did not cite public objective bonds, and White House officials did not discuss the matter during a press conference on the tax plan .

Author: 0 Coulter says Berkeley speech is "canceled' but implies visit"

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization.

Local A tearful goodbye: NJ town bids farewell to 600-year-old tree
Author: 0 A tearful goodbye: NJ town bids farewell to 600-year-old tree

It will take a few days to cut down the tree, which is 18 feet around and has a branch spread of roughly 150 feet wide. Community historians said Gen. These developments prompted city officials to remove it before it it falls and causes damage to the church, built in 1717, or the cemetery headstones in the graveyard in which it is part.

Local Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United
Author: 0 Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

They said they want to make sure the city and the airline preserve surveillance video showing passengers boarding Sunday's Flight 3411 to Louisville at O'Hare International Airport. He was a paying passenger sitting on our seat, in our aircraft and no one should be treated that way. Shares of United Continental closed 1.1 per cent lower at $69.93.

Local Dallas Democrat Fasts to Protest Texas Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill
Author: 0 Dallas Democrat Fasts to Protest Texas Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

Eddie Rodriguez. Other Republican-led states have pushed for similar policies, but Texas would be the first in which police chiefs and other officials could face a misdemeanor criminal charge of official misconduct and be removed from office for not helping enforce immigration law.

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