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May 25 2017

Saudi, UAE pledge $100mn to Ivanka Trump women's fund

Trump , fresh off two days in Saudi Arabia , will journey to Jerusalem on Monday and his stay will include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netan...

May 25 2017

Read the full text of Trump's budget proposal to Congress

The food stamp program, which helps low-income and disabled people buy groceries, would be reduced by $200 billion over 10 years. To the critics, Mulvaney said: "Help...

May 25 2017

Oil prices dip on Trump move to sell strategic reserves

Moreover, Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih said in a joint news conference with his Iraqi counterpart, Jabar Ali al-Luaibi, on Monday that Iraq gave the "green lig...

May 24 2017

How Trump's Budget Cuts Will Devastate Low-Income Children

Trump's budget proposal also includes a work requirement to be eligible for food stamps . "It seeks crippling cuts to federal programs that transform waste into we...

May 23 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

In a speech Monday evening in Indianapolis , U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos once again argued for offering "the widest number of quality options to every fami...

May 18 2017

Stockpiles Lurch Backward, Oil Prices Leap

The last time the market fell to this level was before the end-November OPEC meeting, where it was agreed that oil producers would cut output for the first time in eight ...

May 15 2017

Putin sees promising outlook for extension of oil production cut deal

Immediately after the briefing, oil prices began an upward swing to a three week high, gaining almost $2 on the barrel. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, -0.33% a measure ...

May 10 2017

Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Crosby was concussed in Game 3 of their second-round series against the Capitals . This is a franchise with five Stanley Cups , so that means something. "There (just) w...

May 09 2017

Tax plan will 'usher in a new era of prosperity'

Judging from its past calculations, the JCT is likely to agree with independent budget wonks, on the left and right, who have concluded that Trump's plan would create a g...

May 02 2017

Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues: Mnuchin

House Republicans also want to lower tax rates for small businesses to 25 percent. It will be a few broad principles and maybe some guidelines. We have a tax code tha...

May 01 2017

Nashville Tops St. Louis

Tarasenko had been nearly nonexistent in the last few games for St. Louis, and the team will surely welcome his return to the Blues' box score. Leading 2-1 after Ryan ...

Apr 30 2017

Roger Goodell: 14 NFL Cities In Philadelphia Researching 2018 Draft Bids

He may not ultimately go down as the Michael Jordan of this draft class, but some team will make a deal to move to into the top 10 to select Clemson quarterback Deshaun W...

Apr 28 2017

What Hill Republicans think of Trump's tax plan

Tax rate cuts are important and a driver of growth, but do not be hoodwinked: no way will they pay for themselves. Let me begin with what I like about the tax plan. Thi...

Apr 28 2017

How is Trump doing in his first 100 days?

And there is plenty of time to do it. History does not judge presidents by what they did in the first 100 days; it judges what they did during their presidencies. Most ...

Apr 27 2017

Coulter gets an unusual support after Berkeley speech cancellation: the ACLU

Coulter said she could not make that date and accused the school of an effort to limit her audience, noting that it fell in a study week ahead of final exams. "We're alwa...

Apr 27 2017

Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border

But negotiators rejected Trump's demands for $1 billion to begin construction of his promised wall along the length of the 2,000-mile (3218.54-kilometer) U.S. Club for Gr...

Apr 26 2017

United changes crew-booking policy after passenger's removal

More than 40 percent of Americans are willing to pay more money and endure a layover in order to avoid flying on United Airlines, according to a new survey. Now-viral vid...

Apr 25 2017

Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison website, said in a news release that most companies include terrorist attacks in their policies , but that specific conditions...

Apr 25 2017

Senators survive another OT to advance in NHL playoffs

Boston basically gifted the Senators chances, sending the puck over the glass in their own end a ridiculous three times, earning delay-of-game penalties. "I thought Tom h...

Apr 24 2017

Trump Calls First 100 Days Measure A 'Ridiculous Standard'

This coincides with a potential government shutdown; so all of this, coupled with the French elections this weekend, could make the remaining weeks of April quite interes...