Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., speaks at Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue’s confirmation hearing. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., expressed remorse Thursday for making a sarcastic comment implying that coverage for mammograms shouldn’t be a requirement for the GOP’s insurance plan. Mammograms are essential to women’s health & I never intended to indicate otherwise,” he tweeted.
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British police said Friday they had made further "significant" arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they released the first picture of the homegrown killer who left four people dead. Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old Briton with a history of violent offences but no terrorist convictions, was shot by police on Wednesday after a rampage through Westminster. Two other suspects are in custody following searches at 21 locations, mostly around London, in the central city of Birmingham and in the northwestern city of Manchester.
As President Trump was testing out a big rig’s horn on the White House South Lawn Thursday afternoon, the Republicans’ proposed Obamacare replacement bill was stalling out in the House. A group of truckers and trucking company CEOs visited Trump, bringing
Watch TV shows, movies and more on Yahoo View, available now on iOS and Android.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calls Republicans decision to pull their bill to repeal Obamacare a "victory for the American people."NBC News SpecialsNBC News brings its
In a story March 23 about a mother and daughter dying in separate traffic accidents in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of the girl. VALLEY HEAD, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say an Alabama woman and her 8-year-old daughter died in separate traffic accidents on the same highway only 30 minutes apart.
A Marine who lost his legs in Afghanistan officially became a New York police officer on Friday. Matias Ferreira, 28, is believed to be the very first active double amputee officer in America. Five years ago, the Marine lost both legs below the knee after stepping on an explosive device in Afghanistan.
Duterte castigated the EU for urging him to focus his campaign on drugs rehabilitation and stood by his security-centered approach to a crackdown that has left thousands of people dead since he took office nine months ago. The EU, they communicated to us, and they want a health-based solution for the drugs.
The Mud Day, an international sports event is produced by a leading French sports organization, A.S.O., that is well known for its top productions: Le Tour de France and the Dakar Rally. More than 150,000 people have participated in Mud Days in France
Hundreds of hate-filled emails and calls have been received by Rockville High School and the Montgomery County Public School District in Maryland following the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl by two other students, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America. Around 500 emails and 200 hate-based phone calls have been received, Derek Turner, a county school spokesman, told Fox News on Thursday. The issue began flaring up after last Friday when 17-year-old Jose Montano and 18-year-old Henry Sanchez-Milian were charged with first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual offense, according to the Associated Press.
By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) - Helicopter chases, fridges full of cash and officials caught in bed with their foreign mistresses are all in a day's work for China's anti-graft prosecutors, according to a new state-backed TV drama aimed at bolstering China's graft fight. "In the Name of the People", a new show by propaganda department of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), China's top prosecutor, follows an intrepid SPP anti-graft investigator sent to a fictional province from Beijing to tackle corruption at the highest levels of local officialdom. Chinese President Xi Jinping's has pledged that his multi-year war on graft, which has netted tens of thousands of officials, will continue until corruption is fully expunged, warning that the rot could threaten the ruling Communist Party's existence if not cleared.
Investigators searched motels in Decatur, after receiving tips, for Elizabeth Thomas. It never occurred to me that they would be here so how shacks hotels in Decatur are on high alert after Decatur police stopped by last week. Deceived had come and analysts the Thomas had or were saying any of them.
Cuban President Raul Castro's son, Alejandro, was the communist island's envoy for secret negotiations with the United States that led to the countries' historic rapprochement, a cardinal close to the talks said. Speculation had long swirled that Alejandro Castro Espin, the president's 51-year-old son, headed up the secret talks.
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Clinging to a trunk against a massive current of mud outside her home, Evangelina Chamorro cried out to her husband. The furious mudslide that had swept away the Peruvian family's pigs and cows was quickly pulling her in too. The image of Chamorro escaping the mudslide has now been broadcast around the world, catapulting the 32-year-old onto countless television screens while being hailed in Peru as a symbol of strength in the most devastating environmental calamity to strike the Andean nation in two decades.
This week at Wellesley College, six professors who serve on the Commission on Race, Ethnicity, and Equity, a committee at the highly selective liberal arts school, sent an email to fellow faculty members urging a radical shift in campus culture. Under the status quo, the Northwestern professor Laura Kipnis, a feminist cultural critic, was invited to speak on campus, despite her controversial view that academia’s approach to regulating sexual conduct is doing harm to female students.
President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. In a proposal that has riled some folks in Tennessee, including a very distant relative of the nation's 11th president, some state lawmakers want to move Polk's body to what would be its fourth resting place in the nearly 170 years since he died of cholera. The plan is to exhume Polk's remains and those of his wife, Sarah, from their white-columned tomb on the grounds of the state Capitol in Nashville and take them about 50 miles to his father's home, now known as the James K. Polk Home and Museum, in Columbia.
Welp, whose son Kalvin was born last month, said every firefighter expecting a girl was becoming a father for the first time, and every firefighter expecting a boy was having their second child. The department marked the end of the era by bring their own babies to the firehouse for a heartwarming photoshoot by Brissey Photography.
By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of U.S. forces in Africa told reporters on Friday there was an "undeniable" link between Russia and powerful Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, underscoring U.S. concerns about Moscow's deepening role in Libya. Earlier this month Reuters reported that Russia appeared to have deployed special forces to an air base in western Egypt near the border with Libya.
Dozens of inmates escaped from a prison in Mexico on Thursday by using an underground tunnel that officials believe took months to dig, Mexico News Daily reported. The prison break was reminiscent of Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, who staged his own daring escape through a miles-long tunnel under a different Mexican prison in 2015. Read: Will El Chapo Be Deported From US?
The multirole jet boasts insane speed, precision handling, and a price tag that only professional baseball pitchers could afford. For a starting price of $69,435, Chevrolet has a much more affordable alternative: the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 convertible, an open-air rocket ship capable of serious speed and eye-popping handling, without the need for a pilot’s license, security clearance, or a Major League contract. Powering the Camaro ZL1 is General Motors’ LT4 supercharged V-8, delivering 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of neck-straining torque.
The US military has observed activity in North Korea that suggests Pyongyang may be gearing up for another nuclear test, a US official said Thursday. "At the sites where we watch tests, we see a level of activity that's similar to what they've done before other tests," the defense official told AFP on condition of anonymity. Fox News reported earlier on Thursday that North Korea is in the final stages of readying for another nuclear test, possibly within the coming days.
Okay, first things first: there is no miracle product that instantly clears any and every clogged drain. If you have a very bad clog, you need to snake your drain. To clear normal clogs and gross odors that happen during the course of normal wear and tear though, these is a secret to unclogging drains and keeping things smelling fresh: Sani Sticks.
A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday. About 530,000 gallons of oil is now believed to have spilled from the Belle Fourche Pipeline that was likely ruptured by a slumping hillside about 16 miles northwest of Belfield in Billings County, Health Department environmental scientist Bill Seuss said. The company says it is committed to cleaning up the spill and that the job is about 80 percent done.
In historic Hillsborough, North Carolina, a passionate gardener pays homage to an old landscape while making it her own