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Trump budget cuts will hurt Americans

There is little appetite among Republicans for a genuine effort to balance the budget - Republican legislators are instead pressing to rewrite the tax code and forge a spending deal with Democrats that would permit higher military spending and restore Mr Trump proposals to cut domestic agencies and foreign aid.


British Police Decry Apparent U.S. Leaks Of Manchester Attack Evidence

British Police Decry Apparent U.S. Leaks Of Manchester Attack Evidence

The name of the bomber, Salman Abedi (22), the Manchester-born son of Libyan descent, was reported by American television networks CBS and NBC on Tuesday before the United Kingdom authorities had agreed to release his identity. A senior government source said the prime minister had argued that intelligence shared with the United States was "hugely important and valuable and must be kept secure".


Alabama executes man for 1982 murder

Alabama executes man for 1982 murder

Examples of the drug's inability to render executions painless are increasing, Justice Sonia Sotomayor said in a dissent, writing that Arthur "has amassed significant evidence that Alabama's current lethal injection protocol will result in intolerable and needless agony".



Texas pushes ahead with 'bathroom bill' as others shy away

The Texas Senate early Thursday passed stripped-down versions of House bills that would address state standardized tests and how the state evaluates school districts and campuses starting in 2018. The House sent a strong message Wednesday when it voted 85-0 to refuse to concur on the Senate plan, shortly before the decision was made to put the session on a second hiatus.



Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspapers Review

Palestinian Authority officials did not return JTA's request for comment. "We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device, which he detonated, causing this atrocity", he said . He drew more applause when he said: "We are telling you right now that Iran will not have nuclear weapons". "He's looking for a kind of outside-in approach, first peace between Israel and Sunni Arab states, who have a common enemy in Iran , and that regional peace leading to ...