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Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Must End

(AP) – The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against “sanctuary cities,” which shelter people living in the country illegally by refusing to help the federal government enforce immigration laws. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he is “urging states and local jurisdictions to comply with these federal laws.”  He says the Justice Department will […]

Trump Convenes Panel On Empowering Women In Business

(AP) – President Donald Trump says that empowering and promoting women in business are priorities in his administration.  In a round-table discussion, the president told a group of female business owners that his team will work on barriers women face. He says the administration is also trying to make childcare more affordable and accessible. The […]

House Intel Chairman Met Source On White House Grounds

(AP) – House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes’ spokesman says the congressman met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump’s associates were caught up in “incidental” surveillance. The meeting came a day before Nunes disclosed at a news conference that U.S. spy agencies may have inadvertently […]

2 Accused Of Trying To Sell A Baby Online For $3K

(AP) – Authorities say a Tennessee couple is accused of trying to sell a 5-month-old baby online for $3,000. Local news outlets report that the Greene County Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old Deanna Lynn Greer and 26-year-old John David Cain were arrested Friday on charges of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect or endangerment. Sheriff […]

Prosecutors Fight Cosby Bid To Question 2K Potential Jurors

(AP) – Prosecutors in Bill Cosby’s sex assault case in Pennsylvania are fighting defense efforts to question 2,000 potential jurors. They also want the jury selected weeks before the scheduled June 5 trial so jurors can prepare to be sequestered. The trial is being held near Philadelphia. But jurors are being chosen from the Pittsburgh […]

Jared Kushner To Answer Senate Questions

(AP) – President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has volunteered to answer questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials. The White House says Jared Kushner has agreed to speak with North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr’s committee but has not yet received confirmation of a meeting. The White House […]

Senate Panel To Meet On Court Nominee

(AP) – A Senate panel is meeting to consider President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court and Democrats are widely expected to delay a vote until next week. The Judiciary Committee is gathering at noon on Monday. Democrats have the power to seek a one-week postponement on a decision on Neil Gorsuch, the Denver-based […]

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks To Spend More Money On Homeless

(AP) – Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, the mayor of Seattle is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. In making his case, Mayor Ed Murray says the problem has grown exponentially, and federal and state help […]

Police Search For Suspects In Deadly Nightclub Shooting

(AP) – Cincinnati police are searching for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people wounded. Patrons at the crowded Cameo club were sent diving to the ground to dodge bullets early Sunday. The shooting erupted following a dispute among several patrons. At least five people are still hospitalized.

Trump Plans Office To Bring Business Ideas To Government

(AP) – President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that’ll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will head the White House Office of American Innovation. Right now Kushner, Ivanka Trump’s husband, is a senior […]