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GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

A nonpartisan analysis of the House-passed Republican bill put the stakes in sobering terms. As written, the bill is expected to reduce the deficit by $119 bill...


Mexican foreign minister: 'We are ready' to rework NAFTA

Last month, White House aides spread word that Trump was ready to pull out of NAFTA . The fruit and vegetable industry is highly dependent on worldwide trade ...


Lewis, Hsu tied for lead after first round in MI

Kaufman is at 3-under 141 through two rounds. Her last two starts ended in a tie for fifth and a tie for 10th. "When you play bad, you can find, 'OK, I have t...


Boy flies off slide at Bay Area water park on opening day

The slide was immediately closed, KRON reported . But the ordeal put a damper on the first day for the $43 million aquatic park. These slides' unique designs...


US official mulling greatly expanding airplane laptop ban

DHS implemented restrictions on electronic devices larger than a cell phone on board aircraft flying into the United States from 10 airports located in eight ...


Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

While much remained fluid Saturday, the beefed-up operation could include the return of some of Trump's more combative campaign aides, including former campaign...


Clinton compares Trump to Nixon in alma mater speech

It was heavy where it needed to be, but for the most part light-hearted; Clinton even took a whack at humor, poking fun at her shocking presidential loss, and h...


Trump angry at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for not spending enough on defense

Trump and his aides have long complained about "leakers" they think are trying to undermine his presidency. And many of these nations owe massive amounts of mon...


Obama shares condolences for former national security adviser to Carter

His death was announced on social media by his daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski , but she did not give the cause of his death. "My father passed away p...


Charged With Harassing Wildlife for 'Gator Shotgun'

DNR says it was notified of the incident through email and social media. Officers say the two admitted they picked up the alligator after they saw it crossing t...


Britain resumes sharing Manchester intelligence with U.S.

More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. An eyewitness told AFP police...


Musical legend Gregg Allman dies at 69

The musician had been in poor health recently. A former alcoholic and drug addict, he contracted hepatitis C and underwent a liver transplant in 2010 . "I have...


G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

Once more, he will likely be received warily, a president who ran on a campaign of "America First" with suggestions of disentangling the United States from worl...


Trump claims defense money is pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after speech

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and economic advisor Gary Cohn attended on the USA side. This has been pointed out to Trump e...


GOP senators may reach agreement on health care

If the Legislature succeeds "in forcing discrimination into Texas law, you can bet that Lambda Legal will be on the case before the next school bell rings", Jen...


Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports

The White House disclosed the meeting only in March, playing down its significance. The Senate panel's request marked the first time Trump's campaign org...


G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

He used the remarks to blast North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members who don't fulfill pledges to put 2 percent of their gross domestic product toward defens...


Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Yet an excessive reinforcement of the encirclement of Iran could raise tensions and anti-U.S. sentiment. Obama inherited a decades-old USA policy of suppo...


National Weather Service Confirms Chetek Tornado, 3 Touchdowns

She said initial reports were that it was more than 400 feet wide, and that it was "very fortunate" that it didn't strike in a more populated area. "A few tra...


Jared Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russia Probe

According to the Post report , the Bureau is looking at meetings Kushner held with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak , and a Russian banker this past D...


VFW to place flags on veterans' graves at Royston cemetery

St. Leo - A Memorial Day program will be at 9:30 a.m.at St. Leo Catholic Church. The Mass will be held rain or shine. The memorial schedule includes the placi...


GOP holds off increase size of school aid plan

Plans to vote on a tax reform bill stalled Wednesday in the Kansas House but movement did occur on school funding. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Mike Ha...


Thunderstorms and rain expected Thursday along the Front Range

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers. Expect comfortably mild air on Sunday . In South Jersey, clouds are expected to diminish and the sun should be out thi...


Longmont weather: Sunny skies with a high of 83

This time a year ago we were already in a drought situation, and meteorological summer hadn't even begun. We'll be taking your Memorial Day Weekend forecast o...


Carson would like to see HUD's name changed

He also thinks that it's not worth helping some Americans living in poverty because they "work their way" back to being impoverished. The cuts would result in...