Average tax refund down 17 percent, IRS reports
The average tax refund issued so far this year is down by 17 percent, the IRS said, a steep decline that promises more headaches for Republican lawmakers. The agency released...
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From bombers to Big Macs: Vietnam a lesson in reconciliation
HANOI, Vietnam - The Vietnamese capital once trembled as waves of American bombers unleashed their payloads, but when Kim Jong Un arrives here for his summit with President...
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Kelly Knight Craft, Trump's next pick for U.N. ambassador, is a major GOP donor who believes 'both sides' of climate debate
President Donald Trump announced Friday evening that he will nominate Kelly Knight Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada and a major Republican donor, to be the U.S. ambassador...
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Trump announces nomination of Kelly Knight Craft as U.S. ambassador to United Nations
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Friday evening that he will nominate Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada and a major Republican donor, to be the U.S...
1 hour ago - National Post - 15 articles
Trump Won't Say If He Thinks Rep. Steve King Should Seek Re-election
The president avoided commenting on the Iowa Republican, who faces scrutiny for his white supremacist views.
1 hour ago - The Huffington Post
Minnesota Primary To Be Held On Super Tuesday
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's primary is slated for March 3, 2020, joining numerous states in being part of Super Tuesday. The decision was announced Friday by Minnesota GOP and...
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Judge strikes down North Carolina voter ID OK'd by voters
RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina judge on Friday voided new state mandates requiring photo identification to vote and also limiting income tax rates. He ruled the...
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An Emergency for the G.O.P
The Constitution or The Donald? Why is this such a hard choice for congressional Republicans?
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Cuomo enlists aid of other Democratic states to fight SALT cap
WASHINGTON Gov. Andrew Cuomo enlisted seven other states with Democratic governors to join New York in an effort to roll back the 2017 Republican tax law's $10,000 cap on state...
2 hours ago - Times Union - 2 articles
GoFundMe page seeks defense fund for 9th District operative
An online fundraising page, purportedly launched by McCrae Dowless, the political operative at the center of ballot fraud allegations in the 9th Congressional District, says...
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Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post
Craft's nomination as ambassador to the United Nations follows State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's withdrawal from consideration. (Image credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty...
R Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse
CHICAGO - R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and...
Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse
Reports indicate R&B star R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will face two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Florida spa.
Fox Removing Jussie Smollet's Character From Season's Final Two Episodes Of...
A day after he was arrested for allegedly faking a hate crime because he was upset with his salary on “Empire,” actor Jussie Smollett appears to be losing his role on the hit...
Robert Kraft, Patriots Owner, Charged In Florida Prostitution Bust
JUPITER, Florida - Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, will be charged in a prostitution bust in Jupiter, Florida. The announcement came late Friday morning at a...
ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US
WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United...
House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency...
Friday's move sets up a fight that could result in President Trump's first-ever veto.
Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse
Nine of the counts specify the victim was between 13 and 15. One count did not specify any ages.
Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals
The move would impede the ability of providers like Planned Parenthood to offer health care for women.