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Republican accused of 'body slam' wins special election

The House seat was left open when Montana House Representative Ryan Zinke was appointed Secretary of Interior by President Trumon May 25, 2017 in Bozeman, Montana. His win represents a temperature-t...

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US Republican candidate wins Montana House seat

Witnesses of the altercation said Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck and threw him to the floor, where he continued to hit Jacobs. Jacobs posted audio of the incident in which Gianforte appe...

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SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

Photographs and TV footage have captured Kim and the men exchanging smiles and hugs and puffing on cigarettes together after missile launches that don't fail. The maverick president even said he would...

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Greg Gianforte keeps low profile; Montana votes

He apologised to Jacobs and the Fox News crew who witnessed the incident in an address to supporters in the wake of the win on Thursday night. "Last night I made a mistake, I took an action that I...

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Norton police searching for missing girl, 7, last seen pulling suitcase

Norton police searching for missing girl, 7, last seen pulling suitcase

Clark said it was not immediately known what the man and the girl did or where they went before the man's auto was stopped by police . The girl is not related to the driver, and police are trying...

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Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

They believe that the politics Pence , the former IN governor who was raised Catholic, represented contradicted the Catholic social virtues Notre Dame extols. Pence , a former governor of IN, has a...

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U.S. summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

U.S. summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

The State Department summoned Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kilic following violence between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's guards and protesters in Washington, D.C., this week. Tuesday's ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies

Attorney General Jeff Session has ordered federal prosecutors to pursue the harshest sentences possible for drug offences, a stark change from the practices of the Justice Department under forme...

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'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway

'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway

The mudslide the crashed on California State Route 1 on Saturday has resulted in $1 billion dollars in highway damage. A massive landslide along an iconic coastal highway in California has burie...

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There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

Though one-sixth of the US population may not seem like a lot, it equates to about 53.5 million Americans-and some public policy experts are saying that a single state's decision to adopt a waiver c...

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Legislators battle over bathroom bill as deadline approaches

Rep. Melissa Rooker, R-Fairway, a moderate who served on the special committee that wrote the bill, said she also believed the funding was inadequate, but she was more concerned about what would happe...

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Is 'bathroom bill' proof that business no longer drives the Texas Legislature?

Is 'bathroom bill' proof that business no longer drives the Texas Legislature?

The lieutenant governor's statement comes after a weekend of House votes on the issues that have emerged as sticking points in his efforts to push for Abbott to call a special session. The state H...

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"Challenging" talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

US President Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit with leaders of the world's major economies in Sicily , Italy , on the last leg of his first foreign trip. Though he was spotted at times chatt...

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Gianforte Celebrates Victory, Apologizes For Assaulting Reporter

But they haven't held the state's congressional seat in over two decades. Quist: a first-time candidate and Montana folk singer who'd amassed moderate Montana fame in the 1970s as a member of the Mi...

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Congressional report shows how premiums could change under 'Trumpcare'

Doug Ducey. Congress now begins a weeklong recess, with GOP senators still hunting for a health care overhaul plan that can win the support of no fewer than 50 senators, plus Vice President Mike Pen...

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Rep. Duncan Hunter: Reporter shouldn't have been assaulted, unless he deserved it

Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, jumped into headlines across the U.S. Wednesday night after political reporter Ben Jacobs accused him of "body slamming" him during an attempted interview. Gi...

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Emmanuel Macron greets Donald Trump last, in second awkward encounter this week

Macron said he respected Trump's decision to put the Paris agreements under review. The two seemed to get on well enough. Trump denied he supported National Front's Le Pen in France's election...

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GOP health care bill leaves 23 million more uninsured, analysts say

GOP health care bill leaves 23 million more uninsured, analysts say

The upper chamber is focused, as were their House counterparts, on lowering insurance premiums as the ultimate goal, even if fewer people end up being covered because the new bill will have removed th...

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Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russian Federation probe

Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russian Federation probe

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Russian Federation probe, the Washington Post and...

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Prison transport van hijacked; 1 inmate still on the lam

Prison transport van hijacked; 1 inmate still on the lam

A prisoner took control of a 2011 Ford van with Minnesota license plate #937 EPJ at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Lino Lakes and "five offenders are at large". They are: Mitchell, Kevin Ladel...

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Montana lawmakers react to Gianforte assault charges

On Wednesday, the Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election, Greg Gianforte , was charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly body slammed a Guardian political repor...

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Kansas bill advanced to increase spending in public schools

Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, who carried the changes to HB 22. At 1am on Wednesday, the Senate voted 21-10 to attach an amendment to an unrelated bill about county governments. SB 1010 passed the...

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There's a $2 trillion oversight in Trump's budget proposal

There's a $2 trillion oversight in Trump's budget proposal

Meanwhile, Medicare and Medicaid fraud prevention efforts would receive a $70 million increase next year. As Politico details , Trump's "first budget as president would increase the debt by mor...

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Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

In a recording by The Guardian's Ben Jacobs, the reporter can be heard asking Gianforte about the American Health Care Act after the Congressional Budget Office released its scoring of the legislati...

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Trump Vows to Crackdown on 'Deeply Troubling' Intelligence Leaks by US Agencies

Trump Vows to Crackdown on 'Deeply Troubling' Intelligence Leaks by US Agencies

Trump, who said there is "no relationship we cherish more" than the one with the United Kingdom , declared the leaks " deeply troubling " and said he was asking the Justice Department to lead an in...

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Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite promised court challenges, including legislation that would let police ask drivers whether they're in the US legal...

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'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

Arthur had entered a romantic relationship with Judy Wicker, Troy Wicker's wife, the Birmingham News reported. "I'm terrified, but there's nothing I can do", he told the Associated Press . Sev...

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Texas Tribune talks possibility of a special session

The Senate's school finance formula - now in Senate substitute for House Bill 2186 - provides for even less new funding for schools. The Texas Senate early Thursday passed stripped-down vers...

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No Medicaid cuts? Really?

All Americans. A budget without a heart should be dead on arrival . "Republicans care about poor people ". It foresees scuttling Barack Obama's health care law and an overhaul of the tax code, a...

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Trump gives pledge to deliver peace to Israel

But Rubio, who sparred with Trump on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the 2016 Republican presidential primary, said the Palestinians' view of peace is at odds with those of the American peop...

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