Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown ? for one week
NRA?s LaPierre: Greatest U.S. ?domestic threats? are political, academic and media elites
Correction: Missing Children-Arkansas story
MENA, Ark. (AP) ? In a story April 27 about two missing Arkansas children, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, reported erroneously the age of one of the children. Reilly James Scarbrough is 9, not 10.
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
By Can Sezer and David Dolan ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. The move is likely to further worry rights groups and Turkey's Western allies, who say Ankara has sharply curtailed freedom of speech and other basic rights in the crackdown that followed last year's failed coup. "After technical analysis and legal consideration ... an administrative measure has been taken for this website (Wikipedia. ...
Sanders calls Obama?s $400K Wall Street speaking fee ?unfortunate?
Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and a notorious kidnapper who had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to snatch tourists and sailors for ransom, the military chief said Saturday.
Tad Cummins' Wife Says She Warned Her Husband About Getting Too Close to Teen
Two members of alt-right accused of making white supremacist hand signs in White House after receiving press passes
Two conservative journalists have sparked outcry on social media by making what some have interpreted as a white supremacist hand symbol at a recent visit to the White House. ?Just two people doing a white power hand gesture in the White House,? Fusion senior reporter Emma Roller tweeted, alongside a screenshot of the picture.
Negotiations on N. Korea are 'only right choice': China
Stressing the need to avoid "chaos" on the Korean peninsula, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said dialogue and negotiations were "the only right choice" to address the threat from North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. "Right now, the situation on the Korean peninsula is under grave tension and at a critical point," Wang said ahead of a Security Council meeting aimed at agreeing on a global response to North Korea. "There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea.
Congress averts a government shutdown hours before deadline
Hours before a midnight deadline, Congress averted a government shutdown ? at least for now ? ensuring that the lights will stay on in Washington as Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office. Republicans failed to secure enough votes to advance their healthcare replacement plan despite pressure from the White House to hold a vote on the bill before the symbolic 100-day mark. The House of Representatives approved a stopgap spending measure on Friday by a vote of 382 to 30 while negotiators worked to reach an agreement over a longer-term funding package ? a deal congressional leaders from both parties say is nearly finalized.