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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Receive $0 From White House Positions

The White House gender pay gap has nearly doubled since Barack Obama left office and is also higher than the U.S. average. The Washington Post found in 2014 that women in President Barack Obama's White House Office made less than men, but at an 88-cents-on-the-dollar rate, which is higher than what women earn in the Trump's administration . Read More »

Suspect arrested in road rage killing of honors student


Hogan was joined by West Goshen police at a Sunday morning press conference to announce that an avalanche of tips from the public led first to the red pickup truck that was the subject of a nationwide search, then to the gun used to end a young life, and then to the suspect. Read More »

New Jersey shutdown: 'Gov. Christie, get the hell off the beach!'

It's a big holiday weekend and those who had plans to visit state parks and beaches in New Jersey were turned away. Remaining open under the shutdown will be New Jersey Transit, state prisons, the state police, state hospitals and treatment centers as well as casinos, racetracks and the lottery. Read More »

Raptors retain Ibaka with three-year $65M pact


Ibaka's contract is worth a reported $65 million over three years . Whatever happens with the rest of the team, the Raptors know what they're getting in Ibaka after paying the fair price of Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round pick for him at the February trade deadline. Read More »

Grad Student Abducted by Man Who Visited Kidnapping Sites


Federal authorities say Brendt Christensen, who turned 28 on Friday, of Champaign, Illinois , is charged in a criminal complaint with abducting Zhang shortly after she stepped off a bus near the university campus. Christensen said the woman panicked after he apparently made a wrong turn and he let her out in a residential area. Christensen said he took Zhang back to his apartment. Read More »

GOP not where it needs to be on health bill

On Friday, Brady, the House Ways and Means Committee chairman, joined the chorus of conservatives who object to maintaining a 3.2 percent tax on investment income for high earners as a way of providing more money to low-income Americans in the health bill. Read More »

GST rollout: Theatres in Tamil Nadu to stop screening films


In order to protest against GST rollout, over 800 theatres in Tamil Nadu will indefinitely stop the screening of films from July 3, Monday. GST will be implemented across the country from today, the 1st July and the government has put the entertainment industry in a 28% tax slab. Read More »

Severe Weather Risk — FIRST ALERT Friday


Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce tornadoes.&&AVIATION.A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Partly sunny. Ahead of the precipitation, the Storm Prediction Center placed much of Arkansas, including Little Rock, under a slight risk for severe weather, meaning short-lived, isolated storms are likely. Read More »

Humid Start to Weekend, Scattered Showers/T-Storms Tonight


We'll see very similar weather tomorrow and the rest of the 4 of July weekend with highs approaching 90 in the Upstate and middle 80s in the mountains. An official heat wave may be reached in areas around Metro Boston (3 straight days of highs 90+) from Friday through Sunday , and possibly into Monday . Read More »

UF survives LSU to claim first national championship


After colliding with shortstop Dalton Guthrie , who was covering the bag, he was called for interference. The Gators had six different leadoff men, Jonathan India batted in all but the 9-hole, and Deacon Liput and Mike Rivera batted in seven different spots. Read More »

Trump Says He Is Sending Federal Help For Chicago Crime


Per the Chicago Sun Times , Trump commanded 20 additional federal agents plus the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to head to Chicago in an effort to combat gun crime this Thursday. "Last year, more than 4,300 Chicagoans were shot, and more than 700 were killed-the deadliest year in two decades". Tim Jones, the ATF's special agent in charge of the strike force, said the agents will be assigned permanently to the city. Read More »

Israeli jets strike Syrian military positions near Golan Heights


In both cases, the IDF reported that the projectiles landed in "an open area" causing no known injuries or damage and were believed to be spillover from the Syrian civil war . He was speaking at the Israeli town of Katzrin on the Golan, when a Syrian mortar shell hit further north and Israeli warplanes retaliated. Last week, the Wall Street Journal published a report revealing that the Quneitra-based Fursan al-Joulan, or the Knights of the Golan, recently admitted that they have been ... Read More »

Road construction has serious implications, India tells China


The ministry also narrated the sequence of events since June 16 when a People's Liberation Army construction party entered the Doklam area and attempted to construct a road. The two sets of troops then confronted each other close to a highly strategic valley controlled by China that separates India from Bhutan - a close Indian ally - and gives China access to the so-called Chicken's Neck, a slither of land that connects India to its remote northeastern regions. Read More »

Marinas Menu: OSCAR MAYER Announces New Wienerfleet Vehicles


But wait, Oscar Mayer is now going flat out epic - with the introduction of the Wienermini , Wienerrover, Wienercycle, and yes, the Wienerdrone . The fleet now consists of the Wienermobile , WienerMini and WienerRover. The WienerCycle is intended for urban deliveries, while the WienerDrone can travel to remote locations. And you better catch it when it deploys from the hot dog chute. Read More »

Texas AG Gets in on Dallas County Voter Fraud Investigation


In a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the attorney generals called for the government to phase out the program by refusing to accept new enrollees and refusing to renew current permits. The argument against DAPA similarly claimed that President Obama did not have the authority to create it. Litigation over an injunction against DAPA went to the Supreme Court previous year, and the block remained in place after a 4-4 split decision. Read More »

Humid, hot and a chance of pop-up storms


Overnight, lows fall to the upper 60s to lower 70s. Highs again in the upper 80s, with a heat index value in the mid 90s. Meteorologist Mark Larson says threats for severe weather will wind-down Friday and our weather's looking good for the first part of our Holiday weekend. Read More »

Florida undecided on request from voter fraud commission


Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, who is a member of the commission, said his state would review the request under state law. Kobach also asked each state to respond to a few questions. But much of that information - except social security numbers - already is publicly available in NY and used regularly by state, federal and local political campaigns and parties, election law experts note. Read More »

Porte ready for "massive opportunity" to win Tour


That might be crosswinds or a really short climb to the finish where a lot of teams will think they have an opportunity. Chris is obviously the one with the biggest target on his back - he's the defending champion. Being able to cope with those under that pressure is a huge part of the challenge. Stage seven into Nuits-Saint-Georges offers the first real chance by which time we will know what Swift has in his legs. Read More »

Texas court questions right of benefits for gay spouses


As part of a case challenging Houston's benefits policy, the Supreme Court suggested a landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage does not fully address the right to marriage benefits. "The Texas Supreme Court's decision this morning is a warning shot to all LGBTQ Americans that the war on marriage equality is ever-evolving, and anti-LGBTQ activists will do anything possible to discriminate against our families", Ellis said . Read More »