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VIDEO: Rubio: Inaction On Zika Virus Is Inexcusable

<b>Rubio: “My hope here is that very soon, and I mean in the next couple of days, we can bring before this body a way forward on this issue that brings</b> …

Public Health

US grapples with renewed show of force by IS in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is grappling with a renewed show of force by Islamic State militants as they advanced again toward the …

Middle East

Trump: 'I don't know how people make it on $7.25 an hour'

Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday he wants to see the minimum wage increased but would rather it be done by the states than the federal government.<p>The presumptive GOP presidential nominee’s openness to increases in the minimum wage is a reversal from his previous stance that the …

Trump: My tax plan is negotiable

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday his tax plan was negotiable, explaining that taxes for the wealthy needed to “go up” — a stance that appears to contradict what’s in his plan.<p>“For the wealthy, I think, frankly, it's going to go up. And you know …

Trump enlists Christie to head White House transition team

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will serve as the chairman of Donald Trump's transition team should he win the presidency, the presumptive Republican nominee's campaign announced Monday.<p>“Governor Christie is an extremely knowledgeable and loyal person with the tools and resources to put together an …

France to create anti-jihad rehab centers

France will create anti-jihadist rehabilitation centers in each region of the country by the end of 2017, Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced …

Manuel Valls

Conservative news sites lash out at Facebook over bias claims

Conservative news sites are lashing out at Facebook after a report on Monday alleged that contractors for the social media giant were told to minimize links to their sites in its "trending news" column.<p>In statements to POLITICO, several right-leaning media outlets said they have no clear evidence …

Bernie Sanders' $33 trillion spending explosion

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has proposed a whopping $33 trillion federal spending increase over 10 years, according to a new report likely to fuel complaints his campaign promises are unrealistic.<p>His proposed tax increases would not come anywhere close to covering those costs, …

Priebus: Trump doesn't want to rewrite the GOP platform, and he should say it

The chairman of the Republican National Committee has some advice for Donald Trump: Say you like the Republican Party's platform.<p>Reince Priebus told Mike Gallagher in an interview Monday that the presumptive GOP nominee could eliminate some tension in the party – particularly with conservatives in …

Pennsylvania’s 54 Unbound Delegates Could Decide the GOP’s Fate. That’s Bad News for Donald Trump.

The most important figures in the Republican presidential primary right now are not New York voters. They’re also not the wave of delegates who, in …

Government

The 3 U.S. Criminal Laws Hillary Broke with Her Email | Washington's Blog

<b>Why Are ‘News’ Media Hiding Them from the Public?</b><p>Eric Zuesse<p>When I submitted on April 9th to virtually all U.S. news-media a news-report headlined …

Government

How Pablo Escobar’s Medellin cartel tried to get Jeb Bush to help it fight extradition

In the late 1980s, Pablo Escobar's Medellin cartel was the most powerful drug-trafficking organization in the world.<p>As such, Escobar and his associates had attracted the attention of Colombian authorities.<p>Violence in Colombia had increased throughout the decade, and by 1988, Escobar and the …

Trump’s Potential V.P. Picks: A “Choke Artist,” a “Puppet,” and a “Dummy”

Or, as Americans know them, Marco Rubio, Scott Walker, and John Kasich, respectively.<p>In the event that <b>Donald Trump</b> survives the Republican primary process and gets anywhere close to the White House, he will need a vice president. Trump has already thought this through, and in a recent interview he …

HUFFPOLLSTER: Electoral College Estimates Show Hillary Clinton Beating Donald Trump And Ted Cruz

That’s if the general election was held today. A lot can happen by November.<p><i>Early estimates give Clinton the advantage against the GOP. Sanders looks like a stronger general election candidate than Clinton in polls, but that might not tell us much about November. And how voters assess their</i> …

Prep school abuse case makes its way into US Senate race

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Investigations into sexual misconduct by faculty at a renowned New Hampshire prep school have found their way into the state's …

Chinese court rejects landmark same-sex marriage case

BEIJING (Reuters) - A court in China on Wednesday rejected a landmark case by two men who had sought permission to get legally married, one of the plaintiffs said, a decision that shines the light on gay rights in the world’s most populous nation.<p>Sun Wenlin and his partner Hu Mingliang make their …

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. WHAT MOST SENIOR OFFICIAL TO EVER VISIT HIROSHIMA DELIVERED<p>John Kerry visits the memorial to the atomic bombing, offering a message of peace and hope for a nuclear-free world seven decades …

Syria war: IS group killed 21 Christians in al-Qaryatain, says patriarch

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1237000/1237079_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534463525_0a9922a753ec2b1177d3e191ac63a641<p><b>Reports are emerging of the killing of Syrian Christians by Islamic State militants in the town of al-Qaryatain.</b><p>The town was retaken by Russian-backed …

Dennis Skinner thrown out of House of Commons for twice refusing to withdraw 'Dodgy Dave' jibe

Labour MP Dennis Skinner has been thrown out of Parliament for labelling the Prime Minister 'Dodgy Dave' over his personal finances.<p>The member for …

Obama Admits Haphazard U.S. Intervention in Libya 'Worst Mistake' of His Presidency

In his first interview on <i>Fox News Sunday</i> since becoming president, Barack Obama admitted that "failing to plan for, the day after" the U.S. …

The Intersection of Reform: Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health

Asking any behavioral health professional, perhaps any professional in any field, and you will find quickly that one of the largest obstacles that they strive to overcome is silos. These can be silos of care, silos of information sharing, or silos of silence causing duplicated services and wasted …

Obama’s Biggest Mistake Isn’t Libya. It’s Syria.

President Barack Obama said Sunday that his biggest mistake as president was failing to plan for the day after the fall of the Qaddafi regime in …

ISIS regains stronghold along Turkish-Syrian border 4 days after losing it to rebels

The ultra-hardline Islamist group seized the town of al-Rai from factions fighting under the banner of the Free Syrian Army, part of months of back-and-forth fighting in northern Aleppo province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.<p>Islamic State has declared a cross-border Islamic …

RNC chair rebuts Trump

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Monday rebutted Donald Trump’s criticism of the delegate system he slammed as a “crooked deal.”<p>Priebus said that while most states have primaries or caucuses, a few states like …

It’s Still Not Clear That Donald Trump Will Get A Majority Of Delegates

You ever feel like you don’t know exactly how to interpret an election night? That’s how I feel about the Republican side of the aisle after Tuesday. …

McConnell accuses Obama of politicizing Supreme Court pick

Minutes after President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the president intended to "politicize" the pick — and reaffirmed his commitment to blocking the nominee.<p>McConnell pointed to remarks from then-Sen. Joe …

He was the GOP's future once. Can Rubio still look forward to power?

For years we’ve heard Marco Rubio is the future of the Republican party, but the chief question now seems to be: what’s the future of Marco Rubio?<p>After his dreams of capturing the presidential nomination were dashed in his home state of Florida last night, the still fresh-faced 44-year-old appeared …