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No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

Trump has proposed cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent , but his budget assumes that corporate tax receipts will increase nearly every year. Trump's proposal coul...

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Why Betsy DeVos was booed, heckled at black college commencement

Why Betsy DeVos was booed, heckled at black college commencement

DeVos, who is a proponent of school choice - including charter schools and school vouchers - later clarified her remark , noting that historically black colleges were created because other institut...

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Donald Trump and Pope Francis meet for the first time

The seemingly genial meeting offered no hint of the rocky start to the pair's relationship past year, when the Argentinian pontiff questioned then-candidate Trump's Christian credentials, the report...

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Talk-Show Hosts Spoof Trump's Israel Visit

It is a "transactional deal" in which the Arab states would help Washington revive the peace process in exchange for a much tougher USA policy against Iran, he said. Abbas, who has been politically we...

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Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

Virginia also cashed in on a convincing 6-1 win on court three from junior Collin Altamirano (Sacramento, Calif.) and J.C. Aragone (Yorba Linda, Calif.) in the day's first result. I am really proud of...

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Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Northwestern won the stroke play portion of the competition by eight strokes over Stanford. Linnea Strom , all square in her match with Stanford's Madeline Chou, had to make a 7-foot par putt on the ...

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Duterte Declares Martial Law, Postpones Putin Meeting

Duterte will cut short his trip and fly back to deal with the situation in the south, said his foreign secretary, Alan Peter Cayetano . More than 100 gunmen responded to the raid by burning build...

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Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for defense

President Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs supporting low-income individuals to balance the government's book...

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Saudi King urges stronger partnership with U.S. to fight terrorism

Calling out extremism or terror by themselves wasn't the problem. "Hillary must return all money from such countries!" "We are not here to lecture". And while the Trump administration is staying wit...

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Trump budget draws sharp criticism and some measured support

The president's budget would allocate $2.6 billion for planning , designing, and constructing the border wall and its surrounding securities, but Republican leaders estimate the wall could cost as...

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Senate Investigators Slap Flynn With Two Fresh Subpoenas

His refusal will also intensify scrutiny over Trump's decision to hire him initially for the job and his decision to keep him on staff for 18 days after the President was warned by former acting Attor...

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Cops: 3 teens stabbed on NYC street in fight among students

Cops: 3 teens stabbed on NYC street in fight among students

The NYPD says the suspect and another 15-year-old student were suspended from school last week after a fist-fight. This was their first day back from suspension. "One guy was punching another guy, and...

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Wash. Post: Trump Calls North Korean Leader 'Madman With Nuclear Weapons'

Duterte said he needed more firearms to implement his newly declared martial law for the entire island of Mindanao and fight terrorists. "As of tonight (Tuesday, May 23), the Maute group burned se...

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James Comey believes Trump was trying to influence him, source says

And though Trump told the Russians he wasn't under investigation, that assessment was challenged by another bombshell report from The Washington Post that claimed the FBI's probe into interferen...

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Lowcountry counties under tornado watch, confirmed tornado in Midlands — FIRST ALERT WEATHER

The strongest thunderstorms are expected to develop between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tift is one of many counties the watch covers in south and south-west Georgia, northwest Florida and parts of Alabama. S...

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Hundreds honor sheriff's deputy killed in line of duty

Hundreds honor sheriff's deputy killed in line of duty

Hundreds of people gathered Tuesday in Three Forks, Montana to honor the life of a Broadwater County Sheriff's Deputy who was shot and killed last week in the line of duty. "May God's benediction go...

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Iran slams U.S. arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

President Hassan Rouhani won his second term with 57 percent of the vote while his opponent fellow-cleric, head of the chief shrine of Mashhad, Ebrahim Raisi got only 38 percent. Answering a questio...

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Purdue at Marquette in Gavitt Games in November

Last year, the Gophers hosted St. John's of NY and earned a 92-86 victory. Game times will be announced at a later date. Wisconsin will host Xavier on November 16th as part of the Gavitt Games. Mi...

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Trump send $4.1 trillion budget to Congress

She says cuts to education are "one of the dumbest budget moves they can make". Donald Trump's budget chief is defending the president's plans to cut social programs as a means to increase economi...

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Donald Trump and the glowing orb: What's really going on

Palestinians, who viewed Trump's victory with some trepidation, are said to have been pleasantly surprised by Trump's openness during a recent meeting with Abbas in Washington . While Obama and Georg...

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Aguilar Responds to Trump Budget Request

The plan, Trump's first as president , combines 4.1 trillion USA dollars (£3.2 trillion) for the upcoming 2018 fiscal year with a promise to bring the budget back into balance in 10 years, relying on...

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Police find abandoned newborn behind grocery store in Connecticut

Police find abandoned newborn behind grocery store in Connecticut

Danbury Police are reaching out to the public, as they try to find the person who left an infant boy outside a food shop in the city. A witness called 9-1-1 after finding the infant late on Sunday ...

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Trump Budget Would Cut Medicaid, Rely on Rosy Growth Projection

In total, this meant roughly $3.6 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the budget plan will boost economic growth by fostering capital investment and creat...

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Daily chances for rain through Indy 500 weekend

A weak storm passes south of the area today , and another one does the same thing on Wednesday . Sunday and Memorial Day will both have a slight chance for showers, with highs in the low 80s. Fr...

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Trump Budget Calls For $610B Medicaid Cut On Top AHCA

Today's announcement by the Trump Administration means that states and health insurance carriers will have to set rates for the 2018 plan year without any certainty of whether or not the subsidy p...

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Hannity backs off story about slain DNC staffer

On Tuesday, Fox News retracted the story saying "the article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require from all our reporting". Farenthold appears to be swi...

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90-Second Analysis: Jalen Mayden to Mississippi State

90-Second Analysis: Jalen Mayden to Mississippi State

Mayden is ranked as the 34th ranked overall prospect in the Class of 2018 and the second ranked quarterback in Texas only behind Spencer Sanders of Denton Ryan according to 247 Sports . Mayden is a t...

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Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge $100M to women's fund Ivanka Trump supports

In deepening the U.S. alliance with Gulf countries, Mr Trump is bringing it closer to nations that share few cultural values with the United States and have sometimes acted against its interests. He w...

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Vermont governor won't sign marijuana bill, sends it back

Vermont governor won't sign marijuana bill, sends it back

The bill, passed by the Vermont House and Senate, would have made it legal for adults 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and grow a limited amount starting in mid-2018. Vermont would h...

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W. Virginia rolls past Baylor 11-1 in Big 12 tourney

W. Virginia rolls past Baylor 11-1 in Big 12 tourney

That's not the case this year. JUCO junior RHP Parsons gave Baylor its third conference newcomer of the year award (P Tim Peters, Southwest Conference, 1995; DH Nathan Orf , Big 12 Conference, 2012...

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