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Local Trump Budget Embraces Medicaid Changes Proposed by House GOP Leaders
Author: 0 Trump Budget Embraces Medicaid Changes Proposed by House GOP Leaders

The plan was crafted with a skeptical eye toward programs that serve the needy. It would boost spending for defense, border security and law enforcement. Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, called the proposal "a devastating blow to millions of low income people throughout the country, in a transparent effort to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy and increase defense spending".

Author: 0 Budget chief say debt ceiling may need to be raised soon

Moreover, major tax cuts are expected to be included, which will largely benefit wealthy individuals and corporations. Mulvaney said Washington should work like "real life" where you don't say a budget is cut if it doesn't increase from one year to the next.

Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee issues two new Flynn subpoenas

The letter from the top Democrat on the Oversight Committee comes hours after Flynn refused to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Cummings addressed the letter to Rep. Jason Chaffetz , the chairman of the House oversight committee , to request a subpoena against Flynn to compel him to hand over relevant documents to Congress.

Author: 0 Cops: 4 teens stabbed on NYC street in fight among students

The 16-year-old was stabbed in the stomach and back, the 17-year-old was sliced in the ear, and the 18-year-old's left arm was wounded, police said. The 16-year-old attacker had gotten into a fight with the 15-year-old victim last week and both were suspended from P.S.

Author: 0 Duterte may cut short visit to Russian Federation

Abella said Duterte will cut his trip and fly to Manila "as soon as possible". Since Duterte took office a year ago, he openly admitted that he'd be "happy to slaughter" 3 million drug addicts in his country . "I've never seen anything like they are but we don't have to use this but he could be insane so we will see what happens". "This is not a reflection of a major conflict looming, but this is a reflection of the capacity of our security forces to respond to any threat", he said.

Author: 0 'Senior adviser under scrutiny' in Russian Federation probe

During that meeting with Russian officials, The New York Times reported Friday, Trump also called former FBI Director James Comey "crazy" and "a real nut job". The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a succession of stunning allegations against the president this week, including that he may have obstructed justice by asking Comey to drop an investigation into one of his top advisors.

Author: 0 Mueller cleared by US government ethics experts to oversee Russia probe

On Monday, multiple current and former U.S. officials confirmed to CNN the account that Trump made the request of Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. "That is something that, I, um would like to withhold, that question at this particular time ", he said. Trump responded by saying that he had the "absolute right" to share facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety with the Russian officials.

Author: 0 Tornado watch is issued

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and tornadoes are expected to rake through parts of the Southeast, including Florida, Wednesday. Rain will develop into downpours and possibly strong to severe storms as the low-pressure system in the upper level of the atmosphere travels closer to northern Florida.

Local Hundreds honor Montana sheriff deputy killed in line of duty
Author: 0 Hundreds honor Montana sheriff deputy killed in line of duty

Instead of focusing on what took him from them, Jodi Moore says she's trying to just concentrate on how much love Deputy Moore had for them. "He was a man of love, and he wasn't afraid to express it", Pastor Curtis Crow said. "May God's benediction go with you, be with those who mourn your passing, may cherish your memory, your years of service to Broadwater County and the people of Montana", the call said.

Author: 0 Erdogan congratulates Iran's Rouhani over election win

Trump called for a United States alliance with Muslim countries on Sunday aimed at fighting terrorism, singling out Iran as a major source of funding and support for militants in the Arab world. "They should have polling stations in place for the people and let the rulers not be on a hereditary basis". "People of Saudi Arabia are our friends, and we have always loved them".

Local Marquette to host Purdue in Gavitt Games in November
Author: 0 Marquette to host Purdue in Gavitt Games in November

The game will be November 13, and will be broadcast on FS1. Pitino is a graduate of Providence. Come next season, the IL and DePaul men's basketball teams will play for the first time since 1957. Gophers coach Richard Pitino was a boy when his father Rick coached at Providence from 1985-87. In total, the Gophers own a 45-32 record against the current 10-team membership of the BIG EAST Conference.

Author: 0 Trump Team Stands by Budget's $2 Trillion Math Error

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Trump for proposing a budget that eventually balances, but the Senate's second-ranking Republican, John Cornyn, called it "basically dead on arrival". "If we implemented this budget, you'd have to retreat from the world or put a lot of people at risk", said Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. She pointed out that Medicaid , targeted for a $610 billion cut, has almost 350,000 Hawaii residents depending on Medicaid to access health care.

Local Lawyer accused of deportation threat to silence rape victim
Author: 0 Lawyer accused of deportation threat to silence rape victim

According to the indictment , the interpreter and Vasiliades said the rape victim would be paid $3,000 in cash if she didn't show up, causing the case to be dismissed. Vasilades faces 12 different charges including obstruction of justice, conspiracy and witness intimidation. The alleged rapist, Mario Aguilar-Delosantos, is now charged with second-degree rape, third- and fourth-degree sex offenses and second-degree assault after an incident in March 2016, the Baltimore Sun reported.

Author: 0 Rouhani: 'Trump Anti Terrorism Summit 'Only A Show'

He later travelled by helicopter to Jerusalem and, in remarks at Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's residence, launched his latest salvo against Iran . to serve common interests and contribute to realising security, peace and human development. He cast uncertainty over years of worldwide efforts to foster a two-state solution when he met Netanyahu at the White House in February.

Author: 0 Trump Budget Especially Harmful to New Jersey, Advocates Warn

Congress has the final say in appropriating money based on the values and preferences of the American people. Trump wants lawmakers to cut more than $800 billion from Medicaid , and more than $192 billion from food stamps over a decade.

Local Police find abandoned newborn behind grocery store
Author: 0 Police find abandoned newborn behind grocery store

An infant was found abandoned behind a CT grocery store late Sunday night, police have said. A witness called 9-1-1 after finding the infant late on Sunday night behind the grocery store. The owner of Zaytuna told NBC Connecticut the restaurant closes at 10 p.m., and that no one saw or heard anything. The Danbury Police Department's special victims unit is now investigating the case.

Author: 0 Trump's food stamp proposal builds on previous GOP efforts

The budget plan, released Tuesday , calls for devastating cuts across almost every facet of the federal government, with slashing left and right to social safety net programs . It was meant to fund events that could not be forecast and thus could not be budgeted for (hence the name), and thus is not subject to Budget Control Act caps.

Author: 0 Dry conditions return Sunday with warmer temperatures

These readings will be over ten degrees below normal. A few storms will dot the Rockies, mainly from the Continental Divide to the Foothills each day. This feature will keep us on the cooler side. As I stressed Monday, this is not a wet week. Meanwhile, low pressure will be forming in the southern Ohio Valley and pushing east-northeast into the Mid-Atlantic region.

Local University of Missouri introduces new chancellor
Author: 0 University of Missouri introduces new chancellor

The newspaper said University of Missouri System spokesman John Fougere declined to confirm that Alexander Cartwright has been hired for the job of taking over a campus still reeling from racial protests in 2015 that triggered the ousting of the last head of the Columbia campus and the previous MU system president.

Author: 0 President Trump and Pope Francis Meet, Express Hope For Peace

However, the Pope did commit to being open-minded and honest during Trump's visit. Hanging above them in the cortile was a United States flag: it is a diplomatic courtesy of the Vatican to hang the flag from the country when a head of state is welcomed.

Local Studies estimate impact of AHCA on insurance
Author: 0 Studies estimate impact of AHCA on insurance

House of Representatives earlier this month and now under review in the U.S. Senate. Three weeks later, they're about to find out. Several published reports said the proposed budget due Tuesday would feature the Medicaid cuts contained in the American Health Care Act (AHCA), along with cuts to food stamps and other anti-poverty programs.

Author: 0 Trump meets with Abbas in West Bank

Bethlehem - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his call for the establishment of a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital during his 45-minute encounter with his American counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday. And their demands are humane and just. "So Trump is, in those remarks, kind of putting Israeli-Palestinian peace kind of in the center of the agenda".

Author: 0 Fox removes report from website about murdered DNC staffer

FARENTHOLD: "Yet the DC police nor no federal investigator has ever had a look at the DNC computer. To me, we need to let the feds look at it". Those reports added fuel to an ongoing and unfounded conspiracy theory in a corner on the Internet that the hacking of the DNC was an inside job - that Rich was an informant exposing the corruption of the party committee and had been killed for it.

Local Mississippi State adds 4-star dual-threat QB Jalen Mayden
Author: 0 Mississippi State adds 4-star dual-threat QB Jalen Mayden

He mentions the "great family atmosphere, what the coaches are bringing to the table, and what Dan Mullen does with quarterbacks" as his reasons for committing to the Bulldogs. Mayden is also a two-time District Offensive MVP award victor in 11-6A and 10-6A respectively. His brother, Jared , is a sophomore defensive back at Alabama.

Author: 0 Iranian President Responds to Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia Criticism

Mr Rouhani's scathing attack comes three days after his re-election victory over a hard-line conservative opponent. "This struck me most because there were leaders sitting in the meeting from countries that patronize terrorists or give them support", he said , underscoring the frustration and vulnerability many Egyptian Christians feel in the wake of deadly terror attacks.

Local Virginia rolls past Baylor 11-1 in Big 12 tourney
Author: 0 Virginia rolls past Baylor 11-1 in Big 12 tourney

The Sooners are hoping that their return to the OKC venue will turn out better than the double defeat they endured there last weekend. WHATS NEXT: The Mountaineers advanced to the winner's bracket of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship and will face the victor of No.

Author: 0 Lowcountry counties under tornado watch until 6 p.m — FIRST ALERT WEATHER

Have the umbrella ready to go throughout the afternoon hours and don't be surprised if severe thunderstorm warnings are issued. About a 5% chance of seeing a tornado within a 25 mile radius. Friday will be really nice with highs nearing 80°. A cold front will move into the Carolinas on Monday and stall, bringing another round of unsettled weather to start next week.

Local Joe Lieberman No Longer In Contention For FBI Director
Author: 0 Joe Lieberman No Longer In Contention For FBI Director

On Tuesday, it was reported that Trump is hiring his longtime lawyer - who heads the Manhattan firm where former Lieberman works part time - to represent him in the FBI investigation of Trump campaign links to Russian Federation, according to people familiar with the decision.

Author: 0 Trump's budget slashes Medicaid, foodstamp programmes

U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Virginia Beach, will not comment on the Trump budget proposal , the congressman's press secretary said, until after he meets with Director of Office of Management and Budget Michael Mulvaney Wednesday. Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program. Another target of the Trump administration's budget cuts are some federal programs and institutes related to scientific and medical research.

Local Auburn edges Mississippi 5-4 in SEC tournament
Author: 0 Auburn edges Mississippi 5-4 in SEC tournament

Mize said he stuck with his fastball and splitter against the Rebels and didn't need his slider. "I just stuck with that and it seemed to work for me". "It's probably coming again.' Then I just timed it up and was able to put a good swing on it". This is big for our program, not just this year. Ole Miss jumped out to a 2-0 lead with runs in the first and second innings before the Tigers struck for three with two outs in the fourth.

Author: 0 'Trump, Listen!' Palestinian Protesters Rally as US President Sails Through

Trump's trip, Bennett said, underscored the bond between Israel and the American people, even though he was not able to promise the Israeli people everything they wanted to hear. President Donald Trump in the major address of his visit to Israel called for a coalition of nations to fight against extremism and insisted that both Israel and the Palestinians are ready for peace.

Local Louisville parks rank low among other USA city parks
Author: 0 Louisville parks rank low among other USA city parks

Jersey City's relatively high marks for parks remains attributable largely to 1,212-acre Liberty State Park, which is operated by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry on the city's southern waterfront, opposite Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

Local Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final
Author: 0 Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Northwestern's Sarah Cho and Kent State's Kelly Nielsen, playing in the same group, received a two-shot penalty Sunday at Rich Harvest Farms in IL for taking a cart ride to the bathroom. It then appeared as if the Trojans might sweep the other matches and advance, as each of their three remaining players held leads of at least two holes coming down the stretch.

Local Miami 'Joker' arrested after allegedly pointing loaded gun at vehicles
Author: 0 Miami 'Joker' arrested after allegedly pointing loaded gun at vehicles

Sullivan, whose distinctive green hair is reminiscent of Jaren Leto's Joker in Suicide Squad, mixes and matches his representations of various Jokers on his face. Sullivan was taken into custody on a charge of carrying a concealed firearm. The comic book Joker's signature "Ha, Ha, Ha" is tattooed below his right eye.

Local Donald Trump 2018 budget proposal: Key highlights
Author: 0 Donald Trump 2018 budget proposal: Key highlights

It is a political wish list that slashes US$3.6 trillion (RM15.46 trillion) over 10 years as the administration aims to balance the budget. Trump's budget does not explicitly call for removing the Interstate tolling ban, but rather would allow states "to assess their transportation needs and weight the relative merits of tolling assets".

Local House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'
Author: 0 House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not refute the Times story but said it was Comey's "grandstanding and politicizing" of the Russian Federation investigation that put pressure on the administration's ability to engage Moscow. "I like Jim Comey", Ryan said, a far cry from Trump's depiction of Comey as a "grandstander" and a "showboat". Ryan said: "I think the was forced into almost impossible decisions".

Local Key returning to Alabama for sophomore season
Author: 0 Key returning to Alabama for sophomore season

Key, who declared for the National Basketball Association draft in April without hiring an agent, had until Wednesday to decide whether to remain in the draft or return to school. Alabama went 18-15 and 19-15 the past two seasons under head coach Avery Johnson, but could be in line to blow up soon. The return of Braxton Key-combined with the arrival of Collin Sexton, John Petty, and Alex Reese-means that the Crimson Tide are gearing up for a successful 2017 season.

Author: 0 Rouhani: Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value'

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday dismissed his USA counterpart Donald Trump's summit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia this weekend as "just a show". "We hope Saudis would hold elections one day, and end the hereditary rule". "They should have polling stations in place for the people and let the rulers not be on a hereditary basis".

Author: 0 Aguilar Responds to Trump Budget Request

Some Central Valley farm spending would fall. The proposal calls for investing $2.6 billion in infrastructure and border security technology "including funding to plan , design and construct a physical wall along the southern border". Some of Trump's most far-reaching cuts slice into the social safety net. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called it "fantasy math". " President Trump's FY18 budget seeks to cut $4.3 trillion over 10 years from programs that support our most ...

Local US govt 'under assault' by Trump
Author: 0 US govt 'under assault' by Trump

When he was asked, "Internally, from the president?" North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr was critical of the president's decision to fire Comey, but said a special counsel was not necessary. Calling Trump's remarks about possible taped conversations "outrageous", Sen. The FBI Agents Association has endorsed former Republican congressman Mike Rogers, an ex-FBI agent and former chair of the House intelligence committee who had collegial relationships with his Democratic counterparts.

Local Drake smashes Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards last night
Author: 0 Drake smashes Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards last night

Drake was the big victor at the 2017 Billboard Music awards in Las Vegas last night. During the award ceremony, the 30-year-old delivered a heartwarming speech while accepting the trophy for Top Billboard 200 Album. She then followed it with her 1989 smash If I Could Turn Back Time for which she sported a strappy leotard similar to the outfit she wore for the song's memorable video, complete with massive curly black wig and thigh-length boots.

Author: 0 Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

United States president Donald Trump singled out Iran in a major speech on Islam yesterday, accusing the Shi'ite country of fuelling the "fires of sectarian conflict and terror" in the Middle East. He is on a nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe that ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican, Brussels and Sicily. "Without that, any amount of money or investment won't go very far".

Local Man, 80, killed in early morning Union fire
Author: 0 Man, 80, killed in early morning Union fire

The body of Lawrence Dries, 80, was found in a first floor bathroom of his two-story farmhouse, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. The man's name has not been released as authorities work to notify family members. The Fire Marshal's Office has said that the fire appears to have started around the kitchen.

Local Court: Ranked-choice voting runs afoul of Maine Constitution
Author: 0 Court: Ranked-choice voting runs afoul of Maine Constitution

The nonbinding decision was requested by lawmakers considering whether to implement or eliminate the ranked-choice voting system approved by voters in November. Article IV of the Maine Constitution states, in regard to House and Senate members, that "such persons, as shall appear to be elected by a plurality of the votes", in their legislative district shall be seated.

Author: 0 Congress and Farmers Are Shocked By Proposed USDA Cuts

Numerous voters who propelled Trump into the presidency last November would see significantly less from the federal government. Known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , or SNAP, the program now serves 44 million people and cost $70 billion a year ago.

Author: 0 Melania slaps Trump's hand when he tries to hold hers in Israel

It is still early to figure out what to make of Donald Trump's visit to Israel, as the United States president is known to make extemporaneous statements that may not accurately reflect his policy positions. But the president's strongest applause lines from the crowd here were his vows to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. In return, Mr Netanyahu extolled the U.S.

Local Trump asked former Ind. Sen. Dan Coats to deny Russian Federation collusion
Author: 0 Trump asked former Ind. Sen. Dan Coats to deny Russian Federation collusion

Coats sidestepped the question but said he has made clear to Trump's administration that "any political shaping" of intelligence would be inappropriate. He was then asked about the Washington Post report by Sen. Coats declined to comment during a Senate armed services committee hearing Tuesday, that had been previously scheduled.