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Defense bill benefits BAFB

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of...

NASA administrator supports Trump ‘space force’ proposal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine expressed full support Monday for President Donald Trump’s proposed military “Space Force” but added that it...

Trump, state officials discuss efforts to help ex-inmates

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump discussed prison reform with governors and state attorneys general at his New Jersey golf club Thursday. The White...

Small biz tax break is complicated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Architects and engineers are still in. Accountants, doctors and lawyers remain out — mostly. New rules floated by the Trump administration...

They made it out

Daring rescue saves all 12 boys, coach from Thai cave MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued...

Trump nominates Kavanaugh to nation’s high court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation...

Trump taps Fleming for economic development post

President Donald Trump has nominated Minden Physician and former 4th District Congressman Dr. John Fleming to be the assistant secretary of commerce for economic...

Trump to campaign in Tennessee to thwart Dems’ US Senate bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Diving into the midterm elections, President Donald Trump is seeking to build a stable of Republicans who will help promote his...

Manhattan DA to probe abuse allegations against Schneiderman

NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan District Attorney’s office is investigating allegations of physical violence against women by New York Attorney General Eric Schniederman,...

Fate of Iran nuclear pact to be known today

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to tell the world whether he plans to follow through on his threat to pull out...

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