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As more children were named among the victims of Monday's massacre, the Libyan authorities detained the suicide bomber's father as well as one of his brothers, while police in Britain carried out fresh arrests and raids. "There is no relationship we cherish more than the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom", the President said in a written statement.

Author: 0 Democrats hope to send Trump, Republicans a message in Montana vote

Gianforte was elected despite being charged with misdemeanor assault on Wednesday after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter for the Guardian newspaper and slammed him to the ground. Republican groups, concerned about the growing backlash to Trump, poured more than twice as much money into the race as Democrats . Gianforte is opposed by Democrat Quist, a songwriter and musician, and Wicks, a farmer from Inverness.

Author: 0 Texas lawmakers finalize deal on $217B spending bill

Still, Abbott maintains there is time to get bills passed. "I guess they just felt a great desire to respond to what happened". "It's time we do what's right". But no school finance changes are legally required this session because Texas' Supreme Court ruled last summer that the system was minimally constitutional, though flawed.

Author: 0 Durbin rips Republican health care bill after CBO report

Some of the biggest losses would come from the AHCA's $834 billion cut to Medicaid , the state-federal health-care program for the poor and near-poor. So that number is likely to play a key part in whether moderate Republicans will vote to approve the AHCA, and the GOP can only manage a few defections if they want to keep the bill alive.

Author: 0 Trump discussed terrorism and climate change with Pope Francis, says Tillerson

Prior to her visit with Pope Francis on Tuesday, Melania Trump shared how much she was looking forward to the meeting with Pope Francis . According to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , the pope and Trump had "pretty extensive conversations around extreme terrorist threats and extremism and radicalization of young people ".

Author: 0 Montana lawmakers react to Gianforte assault charges

After the allegations on behalf of journalist Ben Jacobs and the version of what happened last night by the Gianforte campaign, KULR-8 headed out to find out what political leaders of Montana have been saying. Republican Greg Gianforte defeated a political novice to win Montana's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter who asked him about the Republican healthcare bill.

Local Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Revised Travel Ban
Author: 0 Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Revised Travel Ban

The revised version would temporarily suspend the USA refugee program and halt for 90 days the issuance of new visas to travelers from the six countries while the administration reviews its screening process. He says the ban was justified to ensure existing screening procedures were adequate. The court said it likely violates the Constitution. The ruling means the Trump administration still can not enforce its travel ban which affects six Muslim-majority countries: Iran, Syria, Yemen, ...

Author: 0 Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes

Some House Republicans were not eager to comment Thursday morning but Pelosi said: "We've really got say enough". It was a moment when Gianforte was not taking media questions, and the candidate quickly became enraged and threw Jacobs to the ground, punching him and breaking his glasses, according to audio of the event and witness accounts.

Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Told Russians That Comey Is 'A Real Nut Job'

Emphasizing that he wants to clear the air, Trump stated, "I want to get to the bottom if Russian Federation or anybody is trying to tamper or play with our election". "It makes it very clear that what Donald Trump was trying to do was to end the Russian investigation". In a joint conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump flatly denied he ever made such a statement or suggestion.

Local United States appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump's Muslim ban
Author: 0 United States appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump's Muslim ban

Constitution". "This action was brought by six individuals, all American citizens or lawful permanent residents who have at least one family member seeking entry into the United States from one of the Designated Countries, and three organizations that serve or represent Muslim clients or members", wrote Chief Judge Roger Gregory for the majority.

Local Sean Spicer Missing in Action During Vatican Visit
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Missing in Action During Vatican Visit

Officials within the Vatican had anticipated that Trump and Francis would have a more amicable exchange when they met in person. Pope Francis smiled faintly as he greeted Mr Trump outside the study and was not as gregarious as he sometimes is with visiting heads of state.

Author: 0 Trump Muscles His Way to the Front in NATO Summit

After meeting with Trump on Thursday at the EU, European Council president Donald Tusk said he and the US president agreed on the need to combat terrorism but some differences loomed large. Nations still short of the target, notably Germany, cite other contributions they make to the alliance that aren't fully captured by the 2 percent threshold.

Author: 0 'Republicans care about poor people,' OMB Director Mulvaney says

This is a budget which offers you tax breaks if you are a member of the Trump family, but if you are a child of a working class family you could well lose the health insurance you now have through the Children's Health Insurance program and massive cuts to Medicaid .

Author: 0 McCain: Turkey Ambassador Should Leave US

Erdogan's security staff moved in to break up an anti-government protest after police refused to make the demonstrators leave a park across the street. USA government officials have been roundly critical of the guard's actions. Turkey is frequently ranked as the world's top jailer of journalists, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Author: 0 Montana congressional candidate charged with assaulting reporter

Or would voters look the other way? The candidate has been radio silent since the altercation with Jacobs occurred. Witnesses say Gianforte , a wealthy technology executive, grabbed Ben Jacobs , a reporter for The Guardian , by the neck on Wednesday and threw him to the ground.

Author: 0 United States court maintains block on Trump travel ban

A federal court in Hawaii has issued a broader injunction that halted both the travel ban and the suspension of the United States refugee admissions program. The court pointed to Trump's campaign comments including, "We're having problems with the Muslims". They also criticized the use of campaign material as evidence: "If a court, dredging through the myriad remarks of a campaign, fails to find material to produce the desired outcome, what stops it from probing deeper to find statements ...

Author: 0 Congressional candidate mum on alleged assault of reporter

Fox News Channel reporter Alicia Acuna, who was preparing to interview Gianforte at the time , said the candidate "grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him to the ground". Gianforte is opposed by Democrat Quist, a songwriter and musician, and Wicks, a farmer from Inverness. Gianforte reportedly attacked Ben Jacobs , a political reporter for The Guardian newspaper, after Jacobs asked questions about the Republican health care plan on May 24, the night before ...

Local Hamas Angry at President Trump for calling it a Terrorist Organization
Author: 0 Hamas Angry at President Trump for calling it a Terrorist Organization

Trump also discussed the attack during an appearance at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "Both sides will face tough decisions". AIPAC meanwhile commended Trumps's "historic visit to Israel", which they said "reflects the deep and enduring relationship between the two critical allies", and "underscores the unwavering strength of the U.S.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, a 'focus' in Russian Federation probe

Former president Barack Obama previous year accused the Kremlin of attempting to subvert the election by releasing hacked emails from Democratic Party officials to embarrass Hillary Clinton.Sources told the New York Times that information had reached the CIA that Russian intelligence and political officials had been discussing how and when to release the emails to best affect the outcome of the election.

Author: 0 Alabama Inmate Tommy Arthur Executed

Tommy Arthur has spent the past 34 years on death row. Late Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary stay "pending further order" from the justices as they consider Arthur's request. Tabatha Wicker Shelton, Troy Wicker's niece, asked after hearing that Arthur had been executed. He had been sentenced to life for that crime . "I've seen and heard it all and he is guilty".

Author: 0 House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

Jim Justice aims to restore about half of the funding for Shepherd University that the state Legislature had cut last month from the 2017-18 spending plan. "It's really fantastic to me that our body is so afraid from helping out special-needs children with education choice that they wouldn't even have the conferees discuss it", Simmons later told The Texas Tribune .

Author: 0 Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race

Gootkin didn't address the discrepancy between Gianforte's campaign's account of the incident Wednesday night, and the audio and witness account from Fox News reporters, according to Bozeman Daily Chronicle reporter Whitney Bermes.

Author: 0 Lawmakers critical of cuts in security grants

He said lawmakers should expect Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to inform them of "a change in the date" in which Congress will need to act to increase the debt limit to avert an economy-rattling default on USA obligations like bond payments.

Author: 0 OK Senate Passes Budget Bill Wednesday Night

The CBO specifies that these people would have difficulty getting affordable coverage "despite the additional funding that would be available". The House bill would also reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion over the next decade, according to the new projection.

Local Senate acts on Trump pick, promotes judge to appeals court
Author: 0 Senate acts on Trump pick, promotes judge to appeals court

Sen. Angus S. King Jr., a ME independent who caucuses with Democrats, questioned Judge Thapar's campaign finance jurisprudence, which followed Supreme Court precedent finding that political campaign donations are protected speech under the First Amendment.

Local Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill's Flaws
Author: 0 Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill's Flaws

Many parts of the law have become embedded in the nation's health care system, and consumers have risen up to defend it, now that they fear losing its protection. The credits would be reduced for individuals making more than $75,000 a year and families making more than $150,000. But Senate Republicans will have to pass their version of the bill and will likely face more questions about its effects after this report.

Local European Union officials to evaluate airline laptop ban
Author: 0 European Union officials to evaluate airline laptop ban

And many travelers aren't too happy about the idea, including those who use their laptops to work while in the air. Officials from Homeland Security met last week with high-ranking executives of the three leading US airlines - American, Delta and United - and the industry's leading USA trade group to discuss expanding the laptop policy to flights arriving from Europe .

Author: 0 Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

Citing statements by Trump during his presidential election campaign calling for a " Muslim ban ", Gregory wrote that a reasonable observer would likely conclude that the order's "primary goal is to exclude persons from the United States on the basis of their religious beliefs".

Author: 0 Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today upheld a Maryland federal district court ruling that President Donald Trump's second Executive Order banning individuals from six majority Muslim countries from entering the United States will not be enforced pending a trial.

Local Kansas House to debate school funding proposal
Author: 0 Kansas House to debate school funding proposal

The Texas House of Representatives earlier this month passed a measure to allow adoption agencies discriminate against LGBT people . A full repeal of the 2012 tax cuts would potentially generate about $1.4 billion over two years. The Kentucky Republican calls that statute "unsustainable". The delayed criminal justice measures, which are backed by Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards, also include New Orleans Rep.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn to receive new order to hand over Russian Federation documents

Both have been at the center of the FBI's investigation into whether Trump's team colluded with Russia to help rig the election in his favor, and have indirect ties with top Russians . When reached for comment, a spokesman for Rep. Schiff said the congressman would not confirm or comment on upcoming witnesses. Flynn's own defensive crouch revealed the high legal stakes he faces as investigations intensify: a US counterintelligence probe of Russian Federation, a federal investigation in ...

Local Russian Officials Targeted Top Trump Advisers Last Summer, Say U.S
Author: 0 Russian Officials Targeted Top Trump Advisers Last Summer, Say U.S

The intelligence Trump shared has been reported to have come from Israel. Trump made separate appeals to the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats , and to Adm. Trump, now on a nine-day worldwide trip, has had his own conversations with the Russians questioned in light of reports that he shared extremely classified intelligence with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office on May 10.

Author: 0 Gianforte loses three newspaper endorsements after allegedly bodyslamming reporter

Gianforte, who unsuccessfully ran for governor of Montana a year ago, is a 1983 Stevens graduate who holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree from the private university. I never thought I'd be glad to see a Fox News crew, but their account of the matter was no doubt a huge reason why Gianforte was charged with assault by the very sheriff who was forced to admit he had recently donated to Gianforte's campaign.

Local The end of austerity in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 The end of austerity in Saudi Arabia

The only direct flights from Israel to Arab states are to Egypt and Jordan, both of which signed peace treaties with Israel. "The nations of the Middle East will have to decide what kind of future they want for themselves, for their countries and for their children".

Local Tensions in their past, Donald Trump, Pope Francis to meet
Author: 0 Tensions in their past, Donald Trump, Pope Francis to meet

Brennan said. Other members of the Senate intelligence committee echoed the sentiment that Flynn was testing his limits by ignoring their requests. "I hope you do", Trump said. The controversy has engulfed Trump's young administration since he fired FBI Director James Comey two weeks ago amid the agency's investigation of possible Russian Federation ties.

Author: 0 Manchester united after bombing: Darcy cartoon

He had been studying business management at Salford University in 2014 but dropped out. A total of four people have now been arrested as part of the inquiry into the atrocity. United Kingdom home secretary Amber Rudd criticized U.S. officials for leaking details about Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, warning Britain's ally that it should not happen again.

Author: 0 Trump should be scared of Comey's testifying in public: Wittes

In early May, former FBI Director James Comey said he made a decision to go public with the findings of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails on his own because he feared the Department of Justice had lost credibility. Trump has denied allegations that he colluded with the Russian government to affect the U.S. election. Chaffetz included another request for materials related to Comey and communications with the White House and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, with a deadline ...

Author: 0 House narrowly passes American Health Care Act

This health care bill was just barely passed by the House earlier this month. We will update this analysis if there are any significant changes to the premium estimates. By 2026, CBO estimates that 51 million Americans would be uninsured. Even this projection, though, failed to accurately predict that average premiums would in fact double.

Local South Carolina's poor take a hit in Trump budget plan
Author: 0 South Carolina's poor take a hit in Trump budget plan

When confronted about this during a press conference on Tuesday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney argued that the administration "did [the double count] on objective..." Mulvaney repeatedly said that Social Security isn't cut in the budget, even though Social Security disability benefits are slashed in the plan.

Local Trump budget chief: Medicaid cuts won't affect anyone now on program
Author: 0 Trump budget chief: Medicaid cuts won't affect anyone now on program

Trump's own base of political support also could be undermined. Administration officials said they expect that by 2022 there will be a new mechanism to make up for lost revenue. "Cutting $800 billion from Medicaid, almost $200 billion from food assistance, and $72 billion for disability benefits, all to give $5.5 trillion in tax breaks to billionaires and special interests isn't just a reflection of bad values, it's bad budgeting".

Author: 0 ME senator presents alternative health care bill

So it's easy to lower health insurance when you kind of kick the sick people out of the pool. However, the report acknowledges that insurers have reduced their participation in the exchanges, leaving some Americans with no options for buying insurance.

Author: 0 Montana's special election: Know the facts

He got me and I think he hit me... In Montana , where more than 200,000 of the 700,000 eligible voters have already cast early absentee ballots, it was unclear how Gianforte's blow-up would affect the race. The reporter had tried to ask Gianforte a question about the latest budget analysis of the GOP health care bill. "If the criminal charges are proven true, this would be an outrageous escalation of the recent trend toward elected officials and those seeking elected office ...