Author: 0 Kushner, Ivanka Trump face ethical land mines ahead

President Donald Trump, has said during a visit to Iraq he is optimistic that the Iraqi military campaign to retake Mosul from Islamic State (IS) militants will be successful. The official said that Kushner wanted to see the situation in Iraq for himself and show support for the Baghdad government. Trump, who campaigned on defeating ISIS, has yet to announce any dramatic shift in war strategy.

Author: 0 House leaving town with GOP health care bill in shambles

Under intense pressure from President Trump, House Republicans took a small step Thursday to revive legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, adding a $15 billion fund to help insurers pay claims for their sickest customers. He also does not know some of its members well since he left the House after winning Indiana's governorship in 2012. The Kaiser poll has consistently tracked people who have "no opinion" of the ACA, which may indicate they don't understand what the law does.

Author: 0 Trump records call for GOP candidate in Kansas

Republicans hope it won't forebode even worse news a week later, in a Georgia House contest where Democrat Jon Ossoff has raised more than $8 million, or later in a Montana House special election. Dominic Gauna, director of KWCH community relations, said the station had received the request from the campaign and has asked the NRCC to provide information about its claims.

U.S. Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded
Author: 0 Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Pulitzer Prizes on Monday honored The Washington Post for hard-hitting reporting on Donald Trump's presidential campaign and The New York Times for revealing Vladimir Putin's covert power grab, praising their probing of powerful people despite a hostile climate for the news media.

U.S. Easter Egg Hunts planned next weekend across the county
Author: 0 Easter Egg Hunts planned next weekend across the county

Held at the Frontier Stage, this free event will include an exciting kid's party during the service and will surely be enjoyable for everyone of all ages. The game stations will close at 11 a.m. and the egg hunt and drop will start at 11:30 a.m. "The mall likes to have a petting zoo to go along with the egg hunt every year".

U.S. Celebrate Holy Week at Coweta's First United Methodist Church
Author: 0 Celebrate Holy Week at Coweta's First United Methodist Church

Thursday, April 13; Good Friday service, 1 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the Friendship Manor chapel, 1209 21st Ave., Rock Island; Easter Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m., with brunch between services. At 7 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, the Rev. Dr. Dixie Voss Anders' message is "Christ's Blessing", and Communion will be served.

U.S. Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Democrats opposed Gorsuch in part because Senate Republicans blocked former President Barack Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland, last year. Democrats were in the majority at the time and lowered the vote threshold on nominees excluding Supreme Court picks.

U.S. Anadarko hopped up for Easter
Author: 0 Anadarko hopped up for Easter

As for advice for the young egg hunters, Craig says children should definitely bring their own basket to the rain or shine event. The event is free and open to the public. Easter Eggstravaganza, Bullard First United Methodist Church, 204 S. Rather St., 9 to 11 a.m. Breakfast, crafts, petting zoo, pony rides, the Easter story, and an egg hunt.

Author: 0 Ex-gym worker shoots 2 in Florida, kills self

Zabaleta said: "The preliminary investigation reveals that this shooting involves a dispute between an ex-employee and fitness center staff". Equinox confirmed Sunday that the two victims worked at the gym, one, Janine Ackerman, was the general manager and the other, Marios Hortis , was the fitness manger.

U.S. Here's What Jared and Ivanka Are Really Worth
Author: 0 Here's What Jared and Ivanka Are Really Worth

The White House has publicly released the financial disclosures of top officials in the Trump administration. But as top advisers and aides to the president bare their finances, Trump's own disclosures remain minimal. The forms provide a snapshot of their assets when they came into public office and do not necessarily represent what they still have. The White House on Friday released documents that show the wealth and assets of numerous senior administration officials, including ...

Author: 0 Church Bombing Leaves Dozens Dead, Wounded in Egypt

His aides later told local media that he escaped unharmed. He was not injured. The group took credit on its Aamaq media agency recently releasing a video vowing to step up attacks against Christians in the region, who the group describes as "infidels" empowering the West against Muslims.

U.S. Alabama governor halts impeachment, not disparaging report
Author: 0 Alabama governor halts impeachment, not disparaging report

Bentley with the recordings that indicate that Governor Bentley and Rebekah Mason were having an affair. Those allegations sparked months of chatter about impeachment proceedings, as well as an investigation from the Alabama Ethics Commission, which just this week determined that there was probable cause to believe Bentley violated state ethics and campaign finance laws in the course of carrying out the alleged affair.

U.S. Defense rests in Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial
Author: 0 Defense rests in Aaron Hernandez's double-murder trial

Aaron Hernandez's double murder trial is coming to a close as oth sides wrapped up closing arguments Thursday. Hernandez is on tri. Defense attorney Jose Baez holds a placard while presenting closing arguments in the trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, at Suffolk Superior Court, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Boston .

Author: 0 Trump Puts China In A Bind With Strikes During President's Visit

Some experts interpreted the strike as a warning to North Korea that the USA is prepared to act militarily to prevent the use of weapons of mass destruction. The bonhomie extended behind closed doors, where the U.S. president's grandson and granddaughter sang a traditional Chinese ballad - "Jasmine Flower" - and recited poetry for their honoured guests, according to Chinese state media.

Author: 0 Schumer seizes on Trump team's offer to work with Dems

We can not fix our health care system, as Republicans suggest, with a market-based approach. But Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a Freedom Caucus member, said on CNN that Trump got bad advice "from some in leadership who said that some of us should not even exist up here".

U.S. Hillary Clinton calls for US to bomb Syrian air fields
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton calls for US to bomb Syrian air fields

The former first lady also called for an "independent, non-partisan investigation", particularly given recent revelations that a number of Trump associates have been in contact with Russian officials . to be diagnosed with typhoid, Clinton said that public opinion changed when she showed interest in running for the White House. Even Hillary Clinton seems to be on the same page with Trump at this point, as she issued a public statement calling on the USA to attack Syrian airfields just ...

Author: 0 Assembly expected to begin budget votes Wednesday

But for Mary Beth Labate, president of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in NY, the news was "dispiriting". With the national government being in the hands of the most terrifying group of people in decades, New York State, with the leadership of Governor Andrew Cuomo , is becoming a beacon of hope.

Author: 0 Trump Calls NBC's Andrea Mitchell a 'PR Person' for Hillary Clinton

Clinton, who was speaking to The New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof at the Women in the World summit , said she still can not fathom that 53% of white women voted for her rival Donald Trump. "I didn't fully understand how impactful that was and so it created doubts in people". "Devastating", was how she described her loss. And it is continues to play a role in the Trump administration, she alleged, noting that the number of women in Trump's government is "the lowest it's been in a ...