After Mueller findings, US-Russian relations can hopefully 'start again,' VTB's Kostin says

Relations between Russia and the U.S. have been strained since the former was found to have meddled in the 2016 U.S. election. Following a 22-month investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller concluded in March that President Donald Trump did not collude with Russia to influence the vote, however. Russia is still subject to various U.S. sanctions. The Mueller report’s findings that […]

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On Politics: Supreme Court Hears Census Citizenship Question

Good Wednesday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today. _____________________ • The Supreme Court’s conservative majority seems poised to allow the Trump administration to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census. Adding the question, government experts said, could depress participation in the census (about 6.5 million people might not be counted) […]

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Jane Castor Wins Tampa Mayoral Race, Becoming City’s First Openly Gay Leader

Jane Castor, a retired police chief, was handily elected Tampa’s next mayor on Tuesday, becoming the city’s first openly gay leader. Castor, 59, won more than 73% of the vote, according to unofficial results posted by Florida’s election board. Her opponent, multimillionaire businessman David Straz, garnered just under 27%. “How exciting is this!” Castor told supporters in a victory speech […]

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Trump Tax Returns Won’t Be Released Until May 6 After Another Deadline Is Missed

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin again delayed a decision on whether to turn over President Trump’s tax returns to Congress, telling House lawmakers late Tuesday that the Treasury and Justice Departments needed until May 6 to assess the legality of the “unprecedented” request. In a letter to Representative Richard E. Neal, the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and […]

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Sri Lanka’s Christians Devastated After Easter Sunday Bombings

The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka have terrorized the island nation’s minority Christian population. Over 320 people were killed and 500 wounded in suicide bombings this week at three churches and three luxury hotels, the country’s deadliest attack since its decadeslong civil war ended in 2009. The bombers targeted two Roman Catholic churches ― St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo […]

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Memorial Park, roads to receive major upgrades as part of Manitoba 150 celebrations

The provincial government has announced $45 million in funding for infrastructure projects across the province for Manitoba 150th birthday. The money includes numerous upgrades to spruce up Memorial park, which is two hectares of land located directly in front of the Manitoba Legislature. Right beside it is Memorial Boulevard is a provincial road inside Winnipeg city limits and will be […]

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Gutfeld on Bernie Sanders letting felons vote from prison

Gutfeld on Bernie Sanders letting felons vote from prison Just days after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, Democrats tackle stuff that truly matters: Should felons be able to vote? So let’s say you're running for president, and you're already up for felons voting. Well then, champ, which ones? The cute ones?  Vegans?  Registered Democrats? The answer? Sky's […]

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U.S. lawmakers press Trump administration on Central American aid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee urged the Trump administration to reconsider its plan to cut aid to Central America, warning in a letter released on Tuesday that it could lead to increased Chinese influence. The State Department said last month it would cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala […]

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White House staff to skip Correspondents' Dinner after last year's controversy

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is seen at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington, U.S., April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein – HP1EE4U104CHW After the controversy of last year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Trump administration officials aren’t going back for seconds. Fox News learned Tuesday that White House staff will not be attending the annual dinner, […]

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