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GOP lawmakers told they're inching closer to ObamaCare repeal deal

Democratic negotiators are likely to resist providing the down payment that Mulvaney says Trump wants for construction of the wall, but the former GOP congressman from SC adds that "elections have consequences". Ryan said he and others are working on "finishing touches" to their repeal and replace legislation, though he also acknowledged that this work is "difficult".


Cocaine Party In Passengers' Pants Rages On At JFK, Officials Say

Cocaine Party In Passengers' Pants Rages On At JFK, Officials Say

Two more men were busted at the JFK Airport for strapping pounds of cocaine to their legs - US Customs officials said on Wednesday. The men were arrested by Customs and Border Protection officials on April 19 after arriving in NY on a flight from the Dominican Republic, according to NBC4 .



March for Science in US draws big crowds

While the budget blueprint would increase defense spending by $54 billion in fiscal 2018, it would make corresponding cuts to the State Department, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Environmental Protection Agency , which would lose about a third of its funding, and eliminate other federal programs.


New report finds Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in Florida

New report finds Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in Florida

The Anti-Defamation League has released troubling numbers involving anti-Semitic incidents across the country and in the Hudson Valley. President Donald Trump delivered his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States after a new spate of bomb threats to Jewish community centers and the vandalism of about 170 headstones in a Jewish cemetery in St.


Britain gears up for a snap Brexit election

Britain gears up for a snap Brexit election

If May does win so many seats it would be the biggest election victory for a Conservative leader since 1983 when Margaret Thatcher beat Labour's Michael Foot to win a majority of 144. A Labour Party spokesman had also told the Daily Mirror: "Our position hasn't changed and we have laid out our six tests for any Brexit deal". The EU is making this a "red line" in negotiations.



White House Adviser's Russia Trip Appeared To Break Law, Legislators Say

Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, and ranking member Elijah Cummings , a Democrat from Maryland, said it appeared Flynn had not received permission for or properly reported the funds he received from a 2015 speech in Russian Federation and lobbying work his firm did for Turkey.