Thursday December 14-th, 2017

A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan

According to ABC News , Trump signed "two presidential memoranda on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which former President [Barack] Obama signed in response to the 2007-2008 financial crisis". "Maybe we end up...

Altuve out of Astros' lineup a day after collision Altuve out of Astros' lineup a day after collision

Altuve managed to avoid a concussion when he collided with teammate Teoscar Hernandez on Tuesday night, but the Astros are going to give him the night off anyway. However, right fielder Brandon Guyer grounded into a 6-4-3 double play to end the inn...

'Bachelor' star called 911 before allegedly fleeing scene 'Bachelor' star called 911 before allegedly fleeing scene

According to a news release , just after 8 p.m. on Monday, the sheriff's office received a 911 call about a pickup truck that had collided with a tractor, sending both vehicles into a roadside ditch. His spokesman, Stan Rosenfield, issued a stateme...

Conservative group threatens UC Berkeley over Ann Coulter appearance Conservative group threatens UC Berkeley over Ann Coulter appearance

Coulter responded that she planned to keep her original date. "We are dismayed that your letter suggests a disregard of the professional judgment of law enforcement regarding security concerns", Chief Counsel Christopher Patti wrote in the letter...

Trump orders Agriculture Dept. to end unnecessary regulations, help farmers Trump orders Agriculture Dept. to end unnecessary regulations, help farmers

The National Corn Growers Association support the new leader implemented to spearhead the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Perdue was a veterinarian, small businessman, Air Force captain, and state senator for over a decade before being elect...

Trump to order review of national monuments Trump to order review of national monuments

The underwater canyons protected by the president cover almost 4 million acres across the Atlantic continental shelf break, "running from Heezen Canyon offshore New England to Norfolk Canyon offshore the Chesapeake Bay, " the Obama administration sai...

Alabama Death Row Inmate Appeals to the US Supreme Court Alabama Death Row Inmate Appeals to the US Supreme Court

McWilliams was convicted of the 1984 rape, robbery and murder of convenience store clerk Patricia Vallery Reynolds in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The only real question was whether he would be sentenced to death or life in prison. "There's just not one holy se...

Victory for full-day kindergarten bill, but defeat for school choice measure

Under Monday's deal, class sizes in kindergarten through third grade will be smaller in the coming school year, but not as small as the original plan called for. "We've been working on this issue for months", Barefoot said. The revised bill would...

Just 2% of Trump voters say they regret voting for him

A handful of voters who backed President Donald Trump are giving the commander in chief mixed marks as he nears the 100-day milestone of his presidency. also denied that his father had entered presidential politics in order to earn personal profit, a...

Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

University of California, Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus filed a lawsuit Monday against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating students' rights to free speech.

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Quinn said. "What were you thinking?" "And the answer he gave me was that [Elizabeth] wanted to run away and she wanted to leave, and he didn't want her to go alone, so he went with her so that he could know that she was safe", Quinn said.

Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk

A letter was also sent to California state officials. The letters were reportedly sent to "remind" officials that they agreed to prove they do not restrict their local officials from sending federal immigration officials any information about th...

Arkansas vows to keep pushing for executions despite setback

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the state of Arkansas' request to carry out the first of eight death sentences before the end of the month. On Tuesday lawyers for all eight inmates filed a petition with the U.S. The drug supplier, McKesson M...

Survivalist convicted of killing trooper in sniper ambush Survivalist convicted of killing trooper in sniper ambush

Frein was convicted of first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, attempted murder, terrorism and two weapons of mass destruction counts related to the small bombs he left in the woods during the manhunt. today in the Pike County Courthouse. "...

Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

She is being evaluated and treated by mental health experts specializing in trauma. Family attorney S. Jason Whatley says the family is celebrating. "Well, right now.in ways she's like herself and in ways she's not", her brother said. She appeared ...

FORECAST: Flood watch in effect through Monday evening FORECAST: Flood watch in effect through Monday evening

An upper level storm system will move across the southern Appalachians Saturday night and Sunday producing another round of showers and embedded storms, the NWS said. Between 2 to 3 inches of rain has fallen over the last 24 hours, with localized ...

Police seek help locating Robertson after sex crime charge Police seek help locating Robertson after sex crime charge

Prosecutors didn't say much else about the charge, but a police detective testified in court today and discussed details of the case. Robertson entered a diversionary program for those charges last March and finished his probation last month.

In business dealings, Donald Trump has ignored 'Buy American' ethos In business dealings, Donald Trump has ignored 'Buy American' ethos

Second part of the order , where H1-B visas will be given to the most highly skilled etc - this could have greater impact and implications for the IT industry which is review and recommendations. "Why should I stay here and those people, we need t...

Erdogan to meet Trump on May 16-17 in Washington

Bulent Tezcan , a deputy chairman of the Republican People's Party, or CHP, told reporters the party was asking the Council of State to overturn the electoral board's controversial decision on the unstamped ballot papers. For his part, Prime Minister...

Pro-Marijuana Activists Arrested at 'Joint Session' Rally in DC Pro-Marijuana Activists Arrested at 'Joint Session' Rally in DC

U.S. Capitol Police confirmed the arrests. To rectify federal and state laws, the Obama administration in 2013 announced plans not to enforce anti-marijuana federal laws in states that legalized the drug. Thursday and throughout the weekend, celebr...

Obama's Post-White-House Honeymoon Is Almost Over Obama's Post-White-House Honeymoon Is Almost Over

Obama will participate in a town hall-style discussion with young people on "community organizing and civic engagement" at the University of Chicago, near the site of his planned presidential library. "He's acutely aware that when [Trump] speaks, he ...

'Need some help?' Patriots' Gronkowski crashes Spicer's White House press briefing

In an interview with Time magazine safety Devin McCourty had previously said he was not going to the ceremony because he didn't feel accepted in the White House . Brady had planned on making the White House visit, but will instead spend time...

Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

But as noted by Perez, "The Republicans have no purity test". Yep, It's President Donald Trump. And accordingly, the crowd that filled The Louisville Palace theater was diverse - a range of ages, backgrounds, and appearances. So who's among the "le...

Gunman kills three in downtown Fresno Gunman kills three in downtown Fresno

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says suspect Kori Ali Muhammad spent hours talking with investigators after his arrest . Shortly after, Muhammad saw a Fresno Police vehicle approaching, and he surrendered. As she saw the circle of candles and flowe...

Texas governor gives first clear support for 'bathroom bill'

Technically, they could return later in the legislative session. Proposed by State Sen. Randolph Bracy, D-Orlando, who was chosen to run the committee this session by the Senate's Republican leadership. The bill would then go before one more commit...

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

As many as three dozen militants with the radical Islamic State group were killed when USA forces dropped a 22,000-pound bomb on their hideout in eastern Afghanistan, defense ministry officials said Friday. The U.S. estimates 600 to 800 IS fighters a...

Ambush suspect a 'terrorist' who targeted police Ambush suspect a 'terrorist' who targeted police

Frein shot Dickson in the chest and through the shoulders and spine from a distance of 87 yards, waited almost 90 seconds until Trooper Alex Douglass came to Dickson's aid and then shot him, too, Tonkin said. His lawyers offered no evidence or testim...

House Oversight panel head Chaffetz to leave Congress after 2018 House Oversight panel head Chaffetz to leave Congress after 2018

Chaffetz didn't like that pressure", he said. "For those that would speculate otherwise, let me be clear that I have no ulterior motives". Jason Chaffetz announced , via Facebook , that he will not seek reelection in 2018. Utah Republican Pa...

Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

Patriots spokesman Stacey James told The New York Times about 34 players visited the White House in 2005 and 2006 when George W. Bush was in office. While the day was created to be festive, the Patriots were left to deal with the news that f...

Bill O'Reilly Is Out At Fox News Bill O'Reilly Is Out At Fox News

Following the Times story, 21st Century Fox said it had asked the same law firm that investigated Ailes to look into O'Reilly's behavior. Commentator Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to Fox News after allegations of sexual harassment by seve...

GOP congressman says Spicer 'needs to go' after Hitler comments

Spicer has since apologized for forgetting or ignoring that Hitler used poison gas to kill Jews and other minorities during World War Two. "It was a mistake". "When you come to Syrian gas, he was not using it on his own people", said Spicer. Katz l...

Billionaires, companies power Trump's record inaugural haul

Donald Trump may have micromanaged his own inauguration, but apparently that doesn't mean he will account for how all of the money raised for his inauguration was spent - even though it was more than twice as much as that spent on the first inaugurat...

USA aircraft carrier to reach waters near NKorea next week

Now, it seems the USS Carl Vinson may finally be heading north. The strike group has been conducting drills with the Australian navy in recent days, the USA official said , though it scrapped a planned port visit in Australia as a result of the ...

Homeland secretary promises criminalization of marijuana Homeland secretary promises criminalization of marijuana

Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly got real candid during a public speech in which he described the worldwide and domestic threats facing the United States. Under former President Barack Obama, the government followed a hands-off policy...

China says trademarks registered equally as Ivanka Trump gets more approved China says trademarks registered equally as Ivanka Trump gets more approved

AP reported , without providing sources or links, that the trademarks were approved on the same night that Trump and Ivanka's husband dined with Chinese President Xi Jinping at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago, Fla. Monica Marder, vice preside...

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