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Donald Trump visited the golf course for the 87th time as President

Donald Trump visited the golf course for the 87th time as President

The visit marked the 86th time the 45th President has visited one of his 17 golf clubs (and, for a lot of them, presumably played some golf) since becoming President on January 20, 2017. "You do a fantastic job so we just wanted to thank you very much", Mr. Trump told firefighters and paramedics during an unscheduled stop at the West Palm Beach fire department.


More bitter cold, snow expected after snapping Christmas Day records

More bitter cold, snow expected after snapping Christmas Day records

Lake effect snow warnings have been lifted. " Lake effect snow bands could potentially bring more snow to many Northeast Ohioans throughout Wednesday, with snowfall reaching around 2-4" for some. Tonight, minimum temperatures will hit close to -10 degrees in some parts of the eastern U.P., while the interior of the northern Lower Peninsula will see temps hover right around zero.



Time is Running Out for Federal CHIP Program

It really is a sad situation and a lot of people won't be enjoying a happy new year because they'll be worrying about how to pay for their children's health coverage. Instead of taking up this bipartisan bill, they're holding it hostage to try to win concessions in budget negotiations. Her three children, including a 17-year-old daughter, are among the 15,000 children in HidalgoCounty who depend on CHIP for access to health care.


Embassy move: Israel in touch with 10 countries

Embassy move: Israel in touch with 10 countries

Israel is in touch with "at least ten countries " over the possible transfer of their embassies to Jerusalem after the United States recognised the city as Israel 's capital, a deputy minister has revealed. On Dec. 21, the United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to reject US President Donald Trump's Dec. 6 announcement that the US will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.


Triple-homicide suspect out of Nebraska arrested in Jackson

Triple-homicide suspect out of Nebraska arrested in Jackson

The warrant lists a charge of first-degree murder against 46-year-old John Dalton Jr., who remained a fugitive Wednesday. He made a deal with prosecutors and was imprisoned in late 1999, after pleading guilty to manslaughter and other crimes.


Blast rips through supermarket in Russia's St Petersburg, 10 hurt

Blast rips through supermarket in Russia's St Petersburg, 10 hurt

According to emergency services sources, an unidentified device exploded in a shop, which prompted the evacuation of at least 50 people, Sputnik news agency reported. The bombing was claimed by a group linked to Al-Qaeda. The city was targeted in a bombing earlier this year on April 3, when 14 people were killed and dozens more injured in an attack by a suicide bomber on a passenger train in the city's metro system.