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G7 leaders divided over Climate Change

G7 leaders divided over Climate Change

Climate was among the most disputed issues separating Trump from other leaders at the two-day meeting on the Sicilian coast. Almost 200 countries had pledged support to reduce carbon emissions in the landmark global warming deal. "Donald Trump should have learned this week that breaking our commitments under the Paris Agreement would be an unmitigated disaster for the United States".


Dayton 'undecided' on budget bills

Dayton 'undecided' on budget bills

It took three extra days, several sleepless nights and some horse-trading to win crucial Democratic votes, but Minnesota's Legislature finished passing the remainder of a $46 billion budget in a special session early Friday. Republicans talked of the need to save money on HHS programs because costs are climbing out of control. She said the legislation contains $1.2 billion in one-time money, which will not be available in future years.


Jackson Middle School student preps for spelling bee in DC

Jackson Middle School student preps for spelling bee in DC

The Scripps National Spelling Bee starts on Sunday. "Going to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is a huge honor and I'm very happy to be able to go and represent our region", said Fatta. It includes spelling and multiple-choice vocabulary questions. Online streaming begins on Wednesday on ESPN3 or the WatchESPN app. The victor of the Scripps bee takes home an engraved trophy, a $40,000 cash prize, a $2,500 savings bond and a complete reference library from Merriam-Webster Dictionary, $400 ...


Times Trump Broke His Own Health Care Promises

Times Trump Broke His Own Health Care Promises

Despite this, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Wednesday "This CBO report again confirms that the American Health Care Act achieves our mission: lowering premiums and lowering the deficit". But for the second time now, one of the nation's most authoritative voices has confirmed that the GOP's American Health Care Act (AHCA ) would be a disastrous step backward when it comes to cost and quality coverage , particularly for older and sicker Americans.


Trump refuses to commit to climate change agreement at G7 summit

Trump refuses to commit to climate change agreement at G7 summit

On Friday, the Washington Post reported that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner spoke with Russia's ambassador to the US about setting up secret communications with Moscow. The Paris agreement is broader than any previous climate deal. The final G-7 statement expresses "understanding" for the US review process. Differences over trade and Russian Federation have also arisen in talks.