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U.S. Perdue Pledges USDA Focus on the Needs of Farmers
Author: 0 Perdue Pledges USDA Focus on the Needs of Farmers

Trump's new Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue , who took office Tuesday, and commerce secretary Wilbur Ross showed the president a map of all the areas that would be affected if NAFTA ended, which included numerous rural counties that voted for Trump in the 2016 election.

U.S. Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report
Author: 0 Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report

Hannity then tweeted out the hashtag '#istandwithbill' but quickly changed it to #istandwithshine' - presumably because the first could easily be confused with Bill O'Rielly, the Fox News powerhouse who was ousted last week amidst a flurry of sexual harassment accusations.

U.S. Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias
Author: 0 Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

The monuments under review range from President Bill Clinton's designation in 1996 of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah to most recently, President Barack Obama's designation a year ago of the Bears Ears National Monument , also in Utah.

Author: 0 Obama's $400000 joke about Trump revealed

While new leaders including Obama who assumed office in 2009 following the George Walker Bush presidency and the middle of a deep recession- have complained over problems inherited from their predecessors, analysts say that Trump has waded into uncharted waters with his unrelenting rhetoric about the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Trump says Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-out

And the same thing with this sanctuary city decision. The problem is that any effort by Trump to break up the court with the aim of diminishing its influence would be motivated by political self-interest - well, that and revenge. President Donald Trump says the leaders of Canada and Mexico called him asking the United States to remain a partner in the North American Free Trade Agreement and that he agreed.

U.S. Kids Hit by Car While Walking Home From Bus Stop, 1 Fatally
Author: 0 Kids Hit by Car While Walking Home From Bus Stop, 1 Fatally

Investigators said Quintana was notified of the crash by his 11-year-old daughter, who rides the same bus as the children who were struck. The witness then saw Camfield hit the students. An off-duty Polk County deputy was on the phone with his daughter when she witnessed the horrific crash as the vehicle just kept driving. Judd says 48-year-old former MS law enforcement officer John Camfield was arrested and faces multiple charges, including DUI and fleeing the scene of a crash with injuries.

Author: 0 Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

Sanders will be joined by Keith Ellison, deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, for the DNC's " Come Together and Fight Back Tour ", which is visiting red and purple states while stirring up opposition to the president's agenda.

Author: 0 DEA holds Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

There are two locations in Wichita that also will take unwanted prescription drugs for disposal year-round: the Walgreens at Central & Hillside, and the Walgreens at Central & Maize. Last April, Americans turned in 447 tons (more than 893,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at nearly 5,400 sites operated by the DEA and more than 4,200 of its state and local law enforcement partners.

U.S. ACLU: Did Arkansas torture death row inmate?
Author: 0 ACLU: Did Arkansas torture death row inmate?

He then stole Boren's pickup truck and a few guns and led police on a high-speed chase into Missouri. The lethal injection began at 10:52 p.m. I'm seeking response from the governor and attorney general. The letter also said that justifying the "unprecedented pace" of executions on the basis of drug expiration dates was a "concerning precedent". Since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, 1,452 people have been executed in the United States - all but 175 by lethal ...

U.S. Protestors gather in DC to take on Trump's climate policies
Author: 0 Protestors gather in DC to take on Trump's climate policies

For the second weekend in a row, thousands of environmentalists plan to descend on the nation's capital and hold marches throughout the country, this time to resist President Donald Trump's efforts to derail USA climate action. A similar event last weekend saw thousands of activists show up for the March for Science to protest what they claims are denials of science by the Trump administration.

U.S. Who Is Charmaine Yoest? The HHS Pick Uses Junk Science Against Abortion
Author: 0 Who Is Charmaine Yoest? The HHS Pick Uses Junk Science Against Abortion

As president of AUL, Yoest worked to emphasize the negative consequences of abortion for both women and their unborn babies and to require young girls to obtain the consent of their parents prior to obtaining abortions. At a March for Life event, she similarly described her group as pushing a "stealth strategy" against legal abortion. Yoest is one of many anti-choice advocates installed at HHS since Trump took office.

Author: 0 Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

Separately, the committee's Republican chairman, Representative Jason Chaffetz , asked the acting Army secretary for a "final determination" about whether Flynn violated the law by accepting foreign payments, according to a letter released by his office on Thursday.

U.S. American Airlines tops 1Q profit forecasts
Author: 0 American Airlines tops 1Q profit forecasts

Southwest Airlines Co's costs jumped as higher wage rates took effect for pilots and flight attendants under contracts that were ratified past year. American Airlines said its first-quarter earnings fell 67 percent as higher costs, including labor and fuel, offset a positive trend in airfares.

U.S. Trump says USA will Negotiate a 'Fair' NAFTA Deal
Author: 0 Trump says USA will Negotiate a 'Fair' NAFTA Deal

But Trump returned Thursday to reclaim his ultimate source of leverage, the ultimate WATNA in the eyes of governments in Ottawa and Mexico City: cancellation. "I highlighted quite frankly that whether or not there was a better deal to come, there was an bad lot of jobs, an terrible lot of industries right now that have been developed under the NAFTA context", Trudeau said Thursday during a visit to Gray, Sask.

Author: 0 Protests in South Korea over deployment of United States anti-missile system

A Pentagon spokesman said last month that THAAD deployment was "a critical measure" to defend South Koreans and US forces against North Korean missiles. Although China has long voiced its displeasure regarding the deployment, the Trump administration has recently made a considerable effort to enlist Beijing in pressuring North Korea.

U.S. 'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone
Author: 0 'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

With thunder cracking and hardwood floors creaking, the clip starts with a scary, cartoon look of the White House. In the short, White House press secretary Sean Spicer hangs himself rather than face another day sparring with the media; daughter Ivanka Trump replaces Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and seeks to unethically profit from her high-court perch; her hubby Jared is strangling Steve Bannon (and vice versa); and the tweet-happy pajama'ed president is surrounded by such books as Bill ...

Author: 0 Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

The president suggested his administration would appeal the decision by District Judge William Orrick, and also told The Washington Examiner that he has considered proposals to break up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal, which has a reputation for liberal-leaning decisions.