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May 27 2017

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

As an ordinary Israeli, it was nice from the start of the Trump visit to hear an American president speak so positively about Jerusalem and Israel . "Fifty years...

May 26 2017

Memorial Day observances, events planned throughout the area

Vietnam veteran Richard Schuck will speak about the Vietnam War anniversaries and Grothouse about the 100th anniversary of World War I. "We're telling everyone to please ...

May 25 2017

Trump budget proposal cuts programs used by hundreds of thousands in Utah

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says the budget cuts Social Security Disability Insurance and would trim the National Institutes of Health budget by almost 20 percent. "Wh...

May 24 2017

Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

For instance, USA financial support for global health programs focusing on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria would see a 24-percent cut under the proposed budget . Pres...

May 24 2017

Trump to meet Pope and Italian leaders

On Wednesday, Trump will be given a tour of the Vatican after he arrives and will then first meet with the pope in his library. He dismissed the notion that it would be...

May 23 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1-trillion budget

It also relies on rosy projections about economic growth to balance the budget within 10 years. Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) tweeted , for instance, that Trump's budget...

May 20 2017

Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill

They cite concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions , along with cuts to Medicaid. "If you are a single woman with tw...

May 19 2017

Would the House really need to vote again on health care?

Steven Johnson, the Assaria Republican who chairs the House tax committee. There really has to be some brainstorming, Baumgardner said. The CBO report on the Republic...

May 19 2017

Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

Helms what the Agency connection was", Walters told a Senate committee in September 1973. In a statement, the White House denied that Trump had made such a request to...

May 18 2017

French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

Macron has said half of the candidates for his year-old Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) for the 577 seats up for grabs in 11-18 June elections will be new t...

May 18 2017

Microsoft offers free security fixes following global cyberattack

Friday's extortion attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, is believed to be the biggest of its kind ever recorded. Ransomware is a maliciou...

May 18 2017

New York voters approve all but a handful of school budgets

They also supported the Community Free Library in a 384 to 134 vote. School boards may forgo a second vote if they adopt a contingency budget. Chris Morin received 390 vo...

May 17 2017

Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Rouhani's government signed a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers that ended some sanctions in exchange for curbs to Iran's nuclear programme . Iran's relations with...

May 17 2017

Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare

That's why it's called ransomware. Jonathan Sander, chief technology officer for STEALTHbits Technologies, called WannaCry "a Frankenstein's monster of vulnerabilities ...

May 15 2017

SEC tourney champ Ole Miss begins NCAA journey in Oxford Regional

I think we'll go to work and try to put together our game plans for New Mexico State. The silver lining? Last year, 16-seed Georgia knocked out Florida 2-0 in the Super R...

May 15 2017

NHL: "Ottawa" defeated the Rangers and advanced to the conference finals

The Rangers took a 2-0 lead on 15 shots in the first period of Game 3, and a 1-0 lead on 11 shots in the first period of Game 4. The Senators' lead went back and forth...

May 15 2017

Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

Bligh said there were three groups of stakeholders who would end up bearing the cost of the levy - borrowers, depositors or shareholders. The $100 billion threshold wil...

May 14 2017

Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Dos Santos

It was exciting and action-packed as both fighters exchanged punches for almost the whole fight . Although, Dos Santos says he lacks the speed and experience to overcome...

May 14 2017

Today's a special one for mothers

It would have definitely not been just sugar, spice and everything nice. As you know, Sunday is the day we set aside to honor that lady that carried us around for n...

May 14 2017

No. 17 Wildcats Prepped for NCAA Tournament

For the second straight day, junior Collin Altamirano clinched the match for Virginia with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over the Lions' Alex Keyser at No. 4 singles . "At this poi...