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US Secretary of State says Turkish violence 'simply unacceptable'

However, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the administration would not take action against the "outrageous" behavior until an investigation was completed. Armenian, Kurdish, Greek and Yazidi groups were protesting Erdogan's meeting at the White House earlier in the day with President Donald Trump when men in suits began kicking and beating protesters.



Prognosis poor for GOP health care plan

They claim it will have a significant improvement to what is now in the House. "The AHCA is a historic first step toward putting people - not politics - back at the center of our health care system", Rep. The CBO released its report on Wednesday, and now we know why the GOP was in such a hurry to move its version of health care reform. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., said the CBO report confirms the "bill is just cruel and is bad for North Dakota".


Pleasant weather develops for Thursday

Pleasant weather develops for Thursday

High 83F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 miles per hour. It will be a cooler day with highs in the upper 60s to around 70 degrees. West wind 5 to 11 miles per hour becoming south after midnight. Otherwise, Friday will feature periods of clouds and sunshine and highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms.



Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is providing assistance for traffic control. Several emergency agencies, including the Salvation Army, Red Cross, Medevac Helicopters and multiple local fire departments, responded to the scene. It is unknown how many were working in the plant Wednesday night. A Long Island man fired from his New York City teaching job more than a decade ago has been charged with running a $70 million Ponzi scheme.


Joe Lieberman Is the Leading Choice for New FBI Director

Joe Lieberman Is the Leading Choice for New FBI Director

Joe Lieberman, the former CT senator and Democratic vice-presidential nominee, has emerged as the favorite to be nominated as the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director. He was attorney general of CT before being elected to the Senate in 1988. "I think it'd be a big mistake to nominate Joe Lieberman", Booker told reporters outside Newark International Liberty Airport after a rally for workers.



National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

In December 1976, Mr. Carter offered Brzezinski the position of national security adviser. Polish-born strategist guided U.S. president through Iran crisis and pushed hard line against Soviets. Kennedy and served in the Johnson administration. When the communists took over Poland at the end of World War Two, the family remained in the West. One of his last tweets, sent in February, dryly noted: "Do we even have a foreign policy right now?" During the Iranian hostage crisis, which ...