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U.S. Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws
Author: 0 Gov. Branstad leaves Iowa with new voter ID, anti-union laws

While Branstad highlights Iowa's low unemployment rate of 3.1 percent and renewable energy investments in wind farms and ethanol as signs of success, critics point to legislation Branstad signed this year that weakened public unions, restricted minimum hourly wage increases and added a voter identification requirement.

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

Rivera, who anchors the channel's "Geraldo at Large" program, gave the conspiracy theory some life with his tweet , but many at Fox are angry at the coverage. "As the family, we would hope to be the first people to learn about any such evidence and reasons for Seth's death". The amount of pain and anguish this has caused us is unbearable.

Author: 0 Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

The amendment passed with a vote of 91-50 in its second reading, and will be voted on in its third reading Monday afternoon. This, of course, does not allow transgender individuals to use the bathrooms that accord with their true gender identities.

U.S. Amber Alert for missing Cattaraugus County child
Author: 0 Amber Alert for missing Cattaraugus County child

Tuesday night, both teens were charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of stolen property and unlawful imprisonment (due to Wilson being younger than 16-years-old). O'Callaghan said charges are pending against Monetteis and Harvey. The public should be on the lookout for a red Chevy Silverado pickup truck with New York State license plate number CXA5836.

Author: 0 Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russia probe

It said they spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. The person also said Kasowitz may have had dinner with Trump on Thursday. It cited them as saying the team is likely to have lead counselors. President Donald Trump has tapped a lawyer who has represented him on business matters to serve as his private attorney as a special counsel investigates whether his campaign worked with Russian Federation in last year's election, news media reported ...

Author: 0 Trump uses Israel visit to champion 'ultimate deal' for peace

Diana Buttu, a Palestinian lawyer and former adviser to the Palestine Liberation Organisation, said Trump's vapid rhetoric about "peace" in the region is futile. CGTN's Stephanie Freid reports from Jerusalem , the second stop on the President's first overseas tour. The first family traveled to Jerusalem , where he will visit s...

U.S. UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

Pyongyang's aggressive push to boost its weapons program also makes it one of the Trump administration's most urgent foreign policy worries, though Washington has struggled to settle on a policy. The United States called for tougher sanctions against the North, with the White House saying it "has been a flagrant menace for far too long". The U.N.

U.S. USA forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid
Author: 0 USA forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid

The suspected militants were killed " through a combination of small arms fire and precision airstrikes ", the statement said. The group attacked the U.S. The militant group has also effectively emerged as a de facto ally of the US-backed Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his backers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in the battle against the Shiite rebels.

U.S. A Final Bow For The Greatest Show On Earth
Author: 0 A Final Bow For The Greatest Show On Earth

PETA had publicly complained for decades about the circus's treatment of its animals, insisting that forcing them to perform was cruel. This victory, celebrated by activists worldwide, was overshadowed by an even bigger victory - Ringling's announcement in 2017 that it was shutting down the circus altogether.

Author: 0 Former CIA chief Brennan had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

While testifying , Brennan said he knew of intelligence that revealed contacts between members of Trump's campaign and Russian officials. The dictionary company - known for its recent push in responding to political language on Twitter - said look ups for the word were up more than 28,000% after Brennan's testimony about contacts between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's presidential campaign on Tuesday morning.

U.S. Target pays out $18.5M to victims of infamous 2013 data breach
Author: 0 Target pays out $18.5M to victims of infamous 2013 data breach

The Michigan Attorney General's office has reached a settlement with the Target Corporation over the company's 2013 data breach. Virginia will receive $352,710.80 from the settlement, Herring said. The hackers then accessed a customer service database and installed malware on the system to capture customers' full names, telephone numbers, email and mailing addresses, card numbers, expiration dates, verification codes and encrypted debit personal identification numbers.

U.S. $400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill
Author: 0 $400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

But taxpayers would have to come up with another $200 billion to make up the balance. There is no responsible way to pay for this proposal. The state party's 2016 platform promised to "s$3 upport and implement universal comprehensive health care for all Californians that includes medical and dental care, full reproductive health services that respects a woman's right to choose, preventive services, prescription drugs, and mental health and substance abuse counseling and treatment".

Author: 0 Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

Food stamp cuts would drive millions from the program. "If you are on food stamps , we need you to go to work". But in a signal that some of the proposed cuts to domestic programs are likely to face resistance even from hard-line conservatives, Meadows said he could not stomach the idea of doing away with food assistance for older Americans.

U.S. Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia

Relations between the Philippines' traditional ally, the United States, have been strained. And then what? We'll sit at the bargaining table and be like - I want this, and they say I want that. Jessen said experience has shown countries with economic freedom and human rights grow faster. "They think sovereign states are capable of making decisions for themselves", he added.

U.S. First lady Melania Trump visits leading Israeli hospital
Author: 0 First lady Melania Trump visits leading Israeli hospital

President Trump kicked off his two-day trip to Israel on Monday with a historic visit to the Western Wall , and expressed optimism that a "new level of partnership" among the U.S., the Jewish State and the Arab world could foster peace in the region.

Author: 0 Roger Ailes, former Fox News chairman, dead at 77

Ailes served as chairman and CEO of Fox News since the network's launch in October 1996 and he was credited with leading the organization to become one of the United States' most-watched television news channels. Authorities in Florida are saying Ailes died of bleeding on the brain caused by an earlier fall at home. Ailes resigned July 21. He continued by writing that he wished people would leave Ailes' family and legacy in peace, but he doubted that would happen.