Trump adviser working on moving ag's economic needle

Perdue also takes office since the president released a proposed 2018 budget blueprint that would reduce the USDA budget by $4.7 billion, or 21 percent, over this year's funding levels while eliminating water and wastewater loan programs, the departm... More..

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French campaign revs up with rival rallies, May Day marches

The Mediterranean, the cradle of some of history's oldest and richest civilizations. "Is Emmanuel Macron worse, from the left's point of view, than Jacques Chirac in 2002?" The Mediterranean, the cradle of ...More..

Trump Hails US-Australia Friendship In First Meeting With Turnbull
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Trump Hails US-Australia Friendship In First Meeting With Turnbull

Trump objected to a pre-existing agreement between Washington and Canberra that the USA would accept some refugees now in Australian custody. Mr Trump said he would "absolutely" visit Australia as Presi...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

UN Secretary General welcomes Astana agreement on safe zones in Syria

He also cited what he called "a huge gap" between the promises of Russian Federation, which intervened militarily in 2015 on Assad's side and gave him back the upper hand in the conflict, and the reality of ear...More..

Looking for a job? These 5 areas are doing the most hiring
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Looking for a job? These 5 areas are doing the most hiring

Average hourly earnings rose by 2.5 percent year-over-year. A closer look at the data showed a loss of 50,500 positions in the more-desirable private-sector category, while the public sector added 35,200 jobs...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Trump's first foreign trip to include the Vatican

He also condemned the idea of using walls and barbed wire to keep out foreigners. A senior White House official said Donald Trump's first foreign trip as US president will also include visits to Belgium, Is...More..

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

It was sparked a year after a video surfaced of the officers hitting and kicking Rodney King during a traffic stop on March 3, 1991 . The decision by a largely white jury to acquit the police officers tapped...More..

Edward Crawford, Protestor from Iconic Ferguson Photo, Found Dead
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Edward Crawford, Protestor from Iconic Ferguson Photo, Found Dead

The scene was captured by the lens of St. Louis Post-Dispatch photographer Robert Cohen and was part of the package that earned the paper a Pulitzer Prize for their photography of the unrest. "I didn't throw ...More..

Ahir reviews Maoist situation in Chhattisgarh
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Ahir reviews Maoist situation in Chhattisgarh

Gadchiroli : One security personnel died and at least 11 others got injured in a Maoist attack near Bhamragarh in Gadchiroli , Maharashtra, on Wednesday night, a news agency reported. "But the forces' morale ...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Budget not a down-payment on new border wall

Budget analysts have estimated that 24 million could be uninsured by 2026, including 14 million by next year. According to Senate rules, 60 lawmakers need to agree before most bills can move to a final vo...More..

Vehicle accelerates during auto auction, killing at least 2
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Vehicle accelerates during auto auction, killing at least 2

Auction attendee Randy Miller said the vehicle must've been traveling at 40 miles per hour when it hit. The driver, a man in his 70s, was not hospitalized. "All evidence and information at this time suggest a...More..

El Chapo will be tried in the US in April 2018
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

El Chapo will be tried in the US in April 2018

Lawyers that represent drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman want him removed from solitary confinement. However, he relaxed the restrictions known as Special Administrative Measures enough for Guzman to com...More..

Iowa Supreme Court blocks new waiting period for abortions
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Iowa Supreme Court blocks new waiting period for abortions

An Iowa law requiring that women wait 72 hours before having an abortion is scheduled to take effect Friday after a judge refused abortion activists' request to block it. The injunction remains in effect unti...More..

Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Perdue's home state of Georgia accounted for just 2 percent of total US agriculture exports in 2015. There are now more than 100,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) employees under his direction. GMA look...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

What to know as Texas nears passing 'sanctuary city' law

Texas doesn't now have any sanctuary cities , but that hasn't stopped Abbott and Republican legislative leaders from pushing aggressively to ban them. It also allows for the removal from office any law enforce...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

But the U.S. State Department said on April 25 that the Sinjar air strikes killed members of the Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces, considered an important ally in the U.S. Turkey notified the United States tha...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters

One received third-degree burns to the hand and face, while another officer was wounded in the hand by a stinger grenade. Police in Paris faced a violent onslaught last night as hooded thugs threw petrol bomb...More..

Court rejects German woman's demand for hotel to ID lover
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Court rejects German woman's demand for hotel to ID lover

However, there were reportedly four other guests who registered as Michael and stayed at the hotel during that same time. All she knows about the father is that his name is "Michael". The judges stated that t...More..

No approach from Norwich for O'Neill - Northern Irish FA
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

No approach from Norwich for O'Neill - Northern Irish FA

Stuart Webber, Norwich's new director of football, is an admirer of O'Neill and has been impressed by the job the 47-year-old has done with Northern Ireland , whom he guided to the last 16 of last summer's Eur...More..

EC cancels Anantnag by
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

EC cancels Anantnag by

The EC had deferred the Anantnag by-polls till May 25. Recently, MHA had reprimanded the commission for scheduling Srinagar (April 9) and Anantnag (April 12) bypolls against their advice. The Anantnag Lok Sabha...More..