Trump’s Proposed Budget Includes Whopping $54 Billion Increase In Defense Spending February 27, 2017
The proposed budget will also impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid.
Trump’s National Security Pick Differs With Administration On Anti-Islam Stance By AP
McMaster has a reputation for speaking truth to power. In his 1997 book, "Dereliction of Duty," McMaster leveled stinging criticisms at the U.S. military establishment for failures during the Vietnam War.
1 Killed, 2 Hospitalized In Racially Motivated Kansas City Bar Shooting By AP
Asked at a news conference Thursday if the involvement of federal authorities indicated the shooting might be considered a hate crime, FBI special agent Eric Jackson said it was too early to determine.
NJ Regulators To Vote On Gas Pipeline Through Protected Pinelands Reserve By AP
The plan was narrowly defeated in 2014. But since then, Republican Gov. Chris Christie has replaced several Pinelands commissioners with supporters of the pipeline.
DAPL Protesters, Police Prepare For Impending Deadline By AP
Some protesters plan to move, but some are ready to go to jail and "will engage in peaceful, civil resistance ... holding hands, standing in prayer."
Milo Yiannopoulos Disinvited From CPAC Following Comments Condoing Pedophilia By AP
Yiannopoulos is known for his vicious criticism of women and Muslims, among others. Last summer, he helped instigate a harassment campaign against "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones that led to his banishment from Twitter.
Deadline Looms For Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp By AP
The camp has been the site of numerous and sometimes violent clashes between police and protesters who call themselves "water protectors," with more than 700 arrests. The camp's population has dwindled as the pipeline battle has largely moved into the courts.
Huge Crowds Gather In Spain To Demand Conservative Gov. Take In More Refugees By AP
Marchers held a large banner and signs in Catalan with the slogans "Enough Excuses! Take Them In Now!" and "No More Deaths, Open The Borders!" as they made their way through the city center to its Mediterranean coast.
US Border Agents Are Now Searching Digital Devices: What Are Your Rights? By AP
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.