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TedPoe-032717.jpg Rep. Ted Poe resigned his membership in the House Freedom Caucus over the group's opposition to the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. The rift in the group of about three dozen staunch conservatives was evident after Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan's...

TrumpGolbalwarming-032717.jpg US President Donald Trump will sign a new executive order this week, which will revoke his predecessor's policy aimed at curbing global warming. This was disclosed by Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, in a weekend interview. The Clean Power Plan, introduced by the Obama...

StevenMnuchin-032717.jpg Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments about the Lego Batman movie that he produced has raised questions from ethical groups whether he violated federal ethics rules that prohibit the promotion of products. Mnuchin, a former Hollywood producer, was asked several questions related to movies at an Axios event in Washington on Friday.

The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known al Qaida terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens of innocent victims, including two American service...

The Islamic Republic of Iran has put 15 American companies under sanctions, in response to Washington's imposition of new sanctions against Tehran, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency, citing a Foreign Ministry statement. The Foreign Ministry announced in a statement on Sunday that...

One person was killed and at least 14 injured in a shooting at a crowded hip-hop nightclub early Sunday morning in Cincinnati, according to reports. Cincinnati Police department reportedly said several victims are undergoing surgery. Police do not have any suspects in custody but are interviewing...

US-Capitol-032417.jpg In a major blow to Republican leaders and President Donald Trump, the GOP has withdrawn a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Friday. House Republicans decided to pull the bill amid signs that the legislation would be rejected in a planned vote.

DonaldTrump6-032417.jpg A majority of voters support President Donald Trump's proposal to increase the size of the military, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll, although they largely oppose plans to cut spending on a number of domestic programs.

DonaldTrump5-032417.jpg Calling it a great day for American jobs and energy independence, President Donald Trump on Friday announced the official approval of the presidential permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline. Trump called the approval part of a new era of American energy policy that will lower costs for American families,...

gummybear-032417.jpg Popular gummy bear candies by Haribo Group of Germany will be manufactured from a Wisconsin facility from 2020. Haribo is a market leader in the fruit gum and liquorice segment.

Two astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) will conduct up to three spacewalks outside it in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware. The first spacewalk is scheduled for Friday, March 24. A second...

Trump-EmmaThompson-032417.jpg British actress Emma Thompson has said on a Swedish TV show that she turned down an offer by Donald Trump to stay at the Trump Towers, in a call she received nearly two decades back. Emma Thompson dropped the bombshell on the talk show on SVT Thursday. Thompson was on the Universal Studios set...

StevenMnuchin-032417.jpg President Donald Trump's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare have faced significant headwinds in Congress, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has argued enacting tax reform will be much simpler. Mnuchin said at an Axios event in Washington on Friday that the administration's goal remains to...

The Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs has issued a Presidential permit to TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. ("TransCanada") authorizing TransCanada to construct, connect, operate, and maintain pipeline facilities at the U.S.-Canadian border in Phillips County, Montana for the importation...

The US Department of Defense announced Thursday the death of a member of the US Airforce in Jordan. Staff Sgt. Alexandria Mae Morrow, 25, of Dansville, NY, died March 22, in Southwest Asia, while performing maintenance duties in support of combat operations. The incident is under investigation,...

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