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Time dwindling for major successes on Republican legislative agenda

Time dwindling for major successes on Republican legislative agenda

By early June, Republicans were supposed to be in the thick of overhauling the tax code. Their goal to give Trump - and themselves - a major win during the president's first year in office continues to be complicated by additional legislative challenges and the ongoing Capitol Hill investigations into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential elections.



Trump rolls out push to privatize air traffic system

Additionally, the air-traffic control system would move toward a model based on GPS technology, rather than the more rudimentary radar-based technology now used, meaning - in theory, at least - that planes could operate more efficiently, use less fuel and charge less.



Protesters send message to Govt and U.S. on Paris Climate Agreement

The United States is retreating from evidence. While GOP presidents are typically pro-business, the business world is precisely the constituency that sees right through Trump's charade, and thinks he has climate change all wrong. Earlier this year, President Xi Jinping called the Paris Agreement "a hard-won achievement" and urged world leaders to adhere to their pledges to "safeguard the future of coming generations".



AG Jeff Sessions offered to quit during exchange with Trump

Sanders's briefing is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. ET. In a series of tweets, Trump called the new ban "politically correct", and said the Justice Department should seek a "much tougher version". Few Republicans were quicker to embrace President Donald Trump's campaign a year ago than Jeff Sessions , and his reward was one of the most prestigious jobs in America.


Bully who sucker-punched disabled man on video arrested, police say

Bully who sucker-punched disabled man on video arrested, police say

He was released on bail, then disappeared. Police had issued a warrant following a probation violation, and his failure to appear in court last week on a separate case. The video shows a man pulling up to a convenience store and walking past the suspect, as he appears to mock the victim. According to a police report of the incident, Baker was inside a 7-Eleven on the 200 block of South High Street when he saw the 22-year-old victim enter the store.


France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

Passers-by were advised on Tuesday to stay away from the church after reports emerged of an attack by a hammer-wielding man on police officers. In the Tuesday assault, the officer standing guard in front of the police HQ's gates sustained a head injury, said Yvan Assomia, a representative of the regional Alliance police union.