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GOP candidate accused of assaulting reporter wins House seat, apologizes for 'mistake'

GOP candidate accused of assaulting reporter wins House seat, apologizes for 'mistake'

In his acceptance speech before several hundred supporters, Gianforte said he "made a mistake" in the way he treated Ben Jacobs , a reporter for The Guardian , ahead of a campaign stop on Wednesday. The win comes after Gianforte lost last year's race for Montana governor to Democrat Steve Bullock . It also suggests that, despite reports of Trump's lack of popularity, Republicans are still capable of winning statewide office - something that could worry Democrats looking to retake the ...


Netanyahu says United States granted Israel extra defense aid

Netanyahu says United States granted Israel extra defense aid

Emerging from an historic session with Mr. Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem , Mr. Trump said he believes that Palestinians and Israelis can "forge peace and bring new hope to the region". Earlier in the trip, he traveled to Saudi Arabia, where he delivered a speech to dozens of leaders from Muslim-majority nations. " President Trump reaffirmed his belief that peace is possible, not only between Israelis and Palestinians, but throughout large parts of the Middle East", ...



Manchester Bomber Called Mom Before Attack

Before travelling to Brussels, May will chair a fourth meeting of the government's Cobra emergency committee. Mr McCaul said evidence so far suggests "we're not dealing with a lone wolf situation", adding: "There's a network - a cell of ISIS-inspired terrorists".


TAKE A STAND: Memorial Day

TAKE A STAND: Memorial Day

It was chosen because it wasn't the anniversary of any particular Civil War battle. Originally called "Decoration Day", Memorial Day was declared set aside on May 30, 1868, by Union General John A. Bush. Four new names will be added to the memorial this year. Others signify those who never made it back. Here's a quick history lesson. That's what Denny and Darlene Brenize did in Newburg recently.



US Democrats Demand To Hear From Kushner On Russia Ties

According to the Times , Kushner believes the barrage of negative leaks about his team are spearheaded by Bannon, who considers Trump's son-in-law a "globalist" and compares him to "the air" for the way he blows in and out of the White House.