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Astronaut breaks record for most time in space by American

President Trump is called Whitson from the Oval Office. Early this morning, Doctor Peggy Whitson marked 535 cumulative days in space a record for an American astronaut. NASA is building the hardware right now to test a new rocket that will carry astronauts farther from Earth than ever before, she said. Earlier this month, she became the first woman to command it twice.


Alabama honors Southern soldiers on Confederate Memorial Day

Alabama honors Southern soldiers on Confederate Memorial Day

More than two centuries later, some version of a Confederate Memorial Day is celebrated in several states across the south , including Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, and Virginia, though the date and local involvement differs by location.



North Korea says it is ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

The United States has ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to mounting concern over the North's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the U.S. South Korean and USA officials have feared for some time that North Korea could soon carry out its sixth nuclear test. A senior USA administration official said Trump is expected to speak later on Sunday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister ...


Trump says wall 'important tool' against drugs

Trump says wall 'important tool' against drugs

The Alliance of Baptists was among 80 national and local faith-based organizations joining in a letter April 24 urging Congress to refuse to fund a wall along the U.S. But Ryan - having learned the lesson of last month's failed attempt - told Republican lawmakers on Saturday's conference call there will be a vote on a new health care bill only when enough support exists to pass it.


EU's Moscovici warns Le Pen remains threat in French election

EU's Moscovici warns Le Pen remains threat in French election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman wished Macron "all the best for the next two weeks". Hollande - whose ratings have been in the doldrums for several years now - said on Monday he would vote for Macron. She has also vowed to take France out of the EU. "The French election has given us the strongest signal yet how the voter upheaval that prompted the UK's Brexit vote and Trump's elevation to the White House echoes through Europe's core", Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at ...



Nearing 100-day mark, Trump says milestone not 'meaningful'

Presidential historians who spoke with NPR ruled Trump "an entry-level president" and practically unfit to even be a White House intern. As Donald Trump Jr. The optics for Trump also create problems for the president. Citing a White House source, Axios reports that the president is expected to sign four executive orders by Friday, bringing his total to at least 32 actions.