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June 26, 2017 7:15 AM PROMISES, PROMISES: What Trump has pledged on health care

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since his campaign days, Trump has addressed health care in broad, aspirational strokes. Nonetheless he made some clear promises along the way. Those promises come under two big headings. First, what Trump would do about 13

June 26, 2017 6:36 AM Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

MULTAN, Pakistan – Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire the previous day has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight. The truck was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore, the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost control and crashed on a highway outside Bahawalpur early Sunday 14

June 26, 2017 5:21 AM Trump Was Previously Not Under Investigation. Now He Reportedly Is

The Washington Post reported this week that Mueller is investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he suggested Comey drop an FBI investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, as well as when he fired Comey. The shift toward investigating the U.S. president began days after Trump fired James Comey as Federal 15

June 26, 2017 5:15 AM Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Monday, seeking to boost U.S.-Indian relations despite differences over trade, the Paris climate accord and immigration. Their White House session promises less pomp than Modi's previous visits to Washington, which 17

June 26, 2017 3:07 AM Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

GUATAPE, Colombia — A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing, officials said. Rescuers including firefighters and air force pilots in helicopters searched for survivors at the Guatape reservoir where El Almirante 15

June 26, 2017 2:26 AM Analysis: Utah House map may give GOP advantage

Utah is one of the most conservative states in the country, and Republicans have long controlled the state Legislature. But an Associated Press analysis shows the state's legislative districts were drawn in a way that may have given the GOP extra help. The Associated Press reviewed about 4,700 state House and Assembly seats up for election in 2016 using 13

June 26, 2017 12:43 AM Pro-Trump group's health care offensive warns GOP senators to get in line

The effort is aimed at both punishing Sen. Dean Heller and at swaying his vote, and it is a stunning act of political retaliation against a member of the president’s own party. A new campaign by top White House allies targeting the GOP’s most vulnerable senator over health care sends a loud message to those resistant to the Trump agenda: We’re coming 18

June 25, 2017 11:57 PM Kyle Busch’s team likely facing NASCAR penalties after lug-nut issues

SONOMA, Calif. — Joe Gibbs Racing, which has endured a winless first 16 races of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, got another setback after the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway: Kyle Busch’s No. 18 JGR Toyota had two improperly attached lug nuts, according to NASCAR officials. Customarily, that’s a one-race suspension and a $20,000 fine per the NASCAR 15

June 25, 2017 9:49 PM Ohio sites hacked with IS message

A number of government websites in the US state of Ohio, including that of Governor John Kasich, have been hacked to display a pro-IS message. It said President Donald Trump would be held accountable for "every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries" and ended "I love Islamic state". The Ohio governor's website was down for maintenance for some time on Sunday 2

June 25, 2017 4:01 PM White House blames Obama for failing to stop Russia collusion

The White House blamed the Obama administration Sunday for failing to tackle possible Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, sticking with a new strategy to fault President Trump's predecessor for an issue currently facing the president himself as part of a widening FBI probe. Appearing on ABC's “This Week” on Sunday morning, Kellyanne 16