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Trump: My first 100 days are 'just about the most successful' in US history

Trump: My first 100 days are ‘just about the most successful’ in US history

How do Donald Trump’s first 100 days in the Oval Office compare to those of his predecessors? Well, according to the president, he’s got them beat. “I truly believe that the first 100 days of my Administration has been just about the most successful in our …

Marine Le Pen selects Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as potential prime minister

Marine Le Pen selects Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as potential prime minister

April 29 (UPI) –French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said she would name first round candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan prime minister if elected. The far-right National Front candidate Le Pen aligned Dupont-Aignan, the 56-year-old Stand Up France …

Emmanuel Macron: The ‘Knight’ Whose Job It Is To Slay France’s Far-Right Party

Emmanuel Macron: The ‘Knight’ Whose Job It Is To Slay France’s Far-Right Party

PARIS — The sudden rise of Emmanuel Macron, who polls suggest is favorite to become president of France, has thrown a spotlight on his politics as well as the former teacher 24 years his senior who could be the country’s first lady. The independent …

25 Years Since Rodney King Riots: Race, Rebellion and Rebirth in South L.A.

25 Years Since Rodney King Riots: Race, Rebellion and Rebirth in South L.A.

LOS ANGELES — Najee Ali watched the first flares of unrest in South Central Los Angeles from home, heeding his better instincts to stay out of trouble after four police officers were cleared in the beating of Rodney King. He changed his mind when a group …

European Leaders Back Brexit Negotiating Plan Before Talks

European Leaders Back Brexit Negotiating Plan Before Talks

European Union leaders unanimously approved guidelines for the upcoming Brexit talks, setting the stage for two-years of tussles with the U.K. government over finance and trade. “Unity in action,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said …

Avery Bradley, Boston Celtics blast Chicago Bulls, advance to second round

Avery Bradley, Boston Celtics blast Chicago Bulls, advance to second round

CHICAGO – As they began to pull away and inch closer to advancing in the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Boston Celtics began to quietly celebrate Friday night. And yet, despite playing with a comfortable lead, the realized they couldn’t coast and …

Trump's first 100 days: Did he keep his promises?

Trump’s first 100 days: Did he keep his promises?

Candidate Donald Trump made big promises on the campaign trail for what he’d do to “make America great again” in his first 100 days. In a series of campaign rallies, speeches, and a contract with voters last year, Trump made sweeping pledges to “drain …

Floods, tornadoes threaten Midwest this weekend

Floods, tornadoes threaten Midwest this weekend

Heavy thunderstorms and rain threaten to pummel parts of the Midwest this weekend, causing flooding, hail and tornadoes. The storms span from Oklahoma to Ohio and are expected to continue through Sunday in some areas. The National Weather Service issued …

2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans: Jonas Blixt, Cameron Smith hold slim lead

2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans: Jonas Blixt, Cameron Smith hold slim lead

Jonas Blixt of Sweden and Cameron Smith of Australia combined for a 10-under-par 62 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Patrick Reed and Patrick Cantlay in four-ball at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in Avondale, La. The tournament is being …

Boxing’s First Billionaire? Meet the Heavyweight Champ Who Could Do It

Boxing’s First Billionaire? Meet the Heavyweight Champ Who Could Do It

LONDON — Anthony Joshua will leave a modest apartment he shares with his mother in suburban London to go to work on Saturday. A few hours later, the 27-year-old will come home nearly $20 million richer. Work on Saturday won’t be a straightforward day at …

Japan, Philippines Urge U.S., North Korea to Avoid Brink of War

Japan, Philippines Urge U.S., North Korea to Avoid Brink of War

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte joined China in pleading with the leaders of North Korea and the U.S. to tone down their nuclear brinksmanship, even as he agreed with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that negotiations to end the standoff would be …

Pope Francis preaches unity, tolerance and non-violence at Cairo mass

Pope Francis preaches unity, tolerance and non-violence at Cairo mass

April 29 (UPI) –Pope Francis preached a message promoting unity, tolerance and non-violence during a mass at a stadium in Egypt Saturday. The pope addressed the crowd of about 15,000 people at Cairo’s Air Defense Stadium with the traditional Muslim …

Russia flaunts Arctic expansion with new military bases

Russia flaunts Arctic expansion with new military bases

Russia has launched a push to show off its growing military presence in the Arctic in the past two months, even inviting foreign journalists on a rare tour of one of its bases in the region. The Alakurtti base, which ABC News and several other foreign …

5 members of white supremacist group face gun, meth charges

5 members of white supremacist group face gun, meth charges

Five members of a white supremacist group called the Aryan Strikeforce have been arrested on federal racketeering charges and the alleged sale of meth and guns to generate money to fund the group’s activities. A partially unsealed federal indictment …

Hanks, Springsteen talk 'Philadelphia' and its director Demme

Hanks, Springsteen talk ‘Philadelphia’ and its director Demme

April 29 (UPI) –Tom Hanks and Bruce Springsteen opened their “Tribeca Talks” conversation Friday night by discussing their shared experience of working on the 1993 drama Philadelphia with director Jonathan Demme. The event at New York’s Beacon Theatre was …

Steelers' Antonio Brown balls with Heat star Hassan Whiteside

Steelers’ Antonio Brown balls with Heat star Hassan Whiteside

April 28 (UPI) –Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown showed off his shooting stroke Friday while hanging out with center Hassan Whiteside at the Miami Heat’s training facility. Whiteside chronicled his hangout with the pass catcher on …

Alex Jones Calls A Press Conference To Tell Reporters They Suck

Alex Jones Calls A Press Conference To Tell Reporters They Suck

AUSTIN, Texas ― Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones called a press conference Friday to explain to reporters just how deceptive they are, whether covering his contentious child custody trial or dismissing what he views as urgent public health issues, like the …

Diary of Trump’s first 100 days: Highlights of an unconventional presidency

Diary of Trump’s first 100 days: Highlights of an unconventional presidency

USA TODAY’s Susan Page asks a panel of White House veterans and presidential scholars to offer President Trump advice after his first 100 days in the White House. USA TODAY Trump is sworn in as president at noon on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.

Trump Continues To Have Staunch Supporters And Determined Opposition

Trump Continues To Have Staunch Supporters And Determined Opposition

Talk to voters across the country about President Trump’s first 100 days in office and a few things become abundantly clear: His supporters — those who turned out in force and voted for him — still overwhelmingly love him. His detractors — and they …

Duterte Will Urge Trump Against North Korea War in Saturday Call

Duterte Will Urge Trump Against North Korea War in Saturday Call

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he will urge his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump not to go to war with North Korea in a phone call scheduled later on Saturday. Speaking after wrapping up a meeting of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian …

Trump has galvanized activists on the left. Can they stay energized?

Trump has galvanized activists on the left. Can they stay energized?

VIRGINIA BEACH — The room was full of strangers, but they had a common purpose. The retired pastors who cut their teeth on the civil rights movement. The sociology professor from a local college. The grandmother of three who showed up despite having …

100 Days of Disruption: How Trump rewrote the presidential script

100 Days of Disruption: How Trump rewrote the presidential script

With Donald Trump on the verge of clinching the Republican nomination, Sarah Palin stood in front of a San Diego crowd in May 2016 searching for a worthy way to describe just how politically earth-shaking his transition was from real estate magnate to …

Orban Scolded by EU Allies Over Law Targeting Soros's University

Orban Scolded by EU Allies Over Law Targeting Soros’s University

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban was reprimanded by his political group in the European Union as western countries signal they are more willing to get tough on a populist leader who has been a persistent critic of the bloc. The European People’s …

Arkansas boy, 9, missing after mother and baby sister found dead in woods

Arkansas boy, 9, missing after mother and baby sister found dead in woods

Search teams in western Arkansas were scouring Saturday for any sign of a 9-year-old boy missing for nearly a week – as investigators found the bodies of at least three relatives killed, including his mother and baby sister. The missing boy, Reilly …

Philippine's Duterte opens ASEAN Summit with anti-drug message

Philippine’s Duterte opens ASEAN Summit with anti-drug message

April 29 (UPI) –Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday opened the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit by calling on world leaders to end the “scourge” of illegal drugs. In his opening statement for the 30th ASEAN summit, Duterte called …

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte opens ASEAN Summit with anti-drug message

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte opens ASEAN Summit with anti-drug message

April 29 (UPI) –Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday opened the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit by calling on world leaders to end the “scourge” of illegal drugs. In his opening statement for the 30th ASEAN summit, Duterte called …

Trump On Education Department: 'Reverse This Federal Power Grab'

Trump On Education Department: ‘Reverse This Federal Power Grab’

As we head into the 100th day of the Trump presidency, NPR Ed has our regular weekly education roundup to keep you in the loop. Attorneys General speak out on behalf of student borrowers Twenty state attorneys general and the District of Columbia this week …

Pope Francis: Charity is the only acceptable kind of fanaticism

Pope Francis: Charity is the only acceptable kind of fanaticism

CAIRO — Pope Francis led a mass of about 250,000 Egyptians on Saturday, telling followers that the only acceptable kind of fanaticism is that of “charity.” “Any other type of fanaticism does not come from God, and is not pleasing to him,” Francis …

L.A. sheriff's watchdog decries lack of transparency in the department on discipline and force

L.A. sheriff’s watchdog decries lack of transparency in the department on discipline and force

A little more than two years ago, the primary watchdog over the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department laid out numerous ways the agency was failing to provide the public with basic information about how often deputies use force, the number of …

U.S. attorney general vows to 'devastate' MS-13 street gang

U.S. attorney general vows to ‘devastate’ MS-13 street gang

April 29 (UPI) –U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed Friday to “devastate” the MS-13 street gang, which has been blamed for a string of homicides in New York. “The Justice Department has zero tolerance for gang violence,” Sessions said. “If you are a …

Can Georgia's dedicated liberal women turn red state blue?

Can Georgia’s dedicated liberal women turn red state blue?

ATLANTA – Georgia, where President Trump visited Friday, has voted Republican in the last six presidential elections. But there is a new movement to turn the red state blue, led by women speaking up for the first time. Jen Cox, a 46-year-old realtor and …

Help Wanted: The Trump Administration (Still) Has Some Openings To Fill

Help Wanted: The Trump Administration (Still) Has Some Openings To Fill

President Trump starts the second hundred days of his administration Sunday with a perhaps unwelcome benchmark: fewer appointees in place than any of his recent predecessors. Only a fraction of the hundreds of key jobs the Trump administration needs to …

Trump: My first 100 days are 'just about the most successful' in US history

Trump: My first 100 days are ‘just about the most successful’ in US history

How do Donald Trump’s first 100 days in the Oval Office compare to those of his predecessors? Well, according to the president, he’s got them beat. “I truly believe that the first 100 days of my Administration has been just about the most successful in our …

People's Climate March 2017: How It's Different Than March For Science

People’s Climate March 2017: How It’s Different Than March For Science

Last weekend science enthusiasts worldwide took to the streets for the March for Science. It coincided with Earth Day and while people showed up for all kinds of science from medicine to space exploration, climate change seemed to be an overarching cause.

Authorities in Turkey block country's access to Wikipedia

Authorities in Turkey block country’s access to Wikipedia

April 29 (UPI) –Turkey has blocked all access to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia inside the country on Saturday morning. Monitoring group Turkey Blocks detected the block on all language editions of the site across multiple service providers at about 8 …

Pentagon investigating friendly fire in Army Ranger deaths

Pentagon investigating friendly fire in Army Ranger deaths

April 29 (UPI) –Two Army Rangers who were killed in Afghanistan earlier this week may have been struck by friendly fire, the Pentagon said. Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, 22, and Sgt. Cameron Thomas, 23, both deployed from Fort Benning, Ga., died during a Wednesday …

Trump using executive orders at unprecedented pace

Trump using executive orders at unprecedented pace

President Trump signed the 30th executive order of his presidency on Friday, capping off a whirlwind period that produced more orders in his first 100 days than for any president since Harry Truman. The rash of executive orders underlines Trump’s …

Trump: North Korea's failed missile launch 'disrespected' China

Trump: North Korea’s failed missile launch ‘disrespected’ China

President Donald Trump said Friday that North Korea’s failed missile launch had “disrespected” China’s president. Trump says he’s counting on Chinese President Xi Jinping to encourage North Korea to give up its pursuit of ballistic missile and …

CDC working to keep yellow fever vaccine supply from running out

CDC working to keep yellow fever vaccine supply from running out

A year after the Zika outbreak hit the U.S., health officials are now concerned about preparing to fight another mosquito-borne illness: yellow fever. Today officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that they are taking …

Pope Calls on Egyptians to Abandon ‘Fanaticism’ on Second-Day of Historic Visit

Pope Calls on Egyptians to Abandon ‘Fanaticism’ on Second-Day of Historic Visit

Pope Francis called for a retreat from “fanaticism” during Mass in the Egyptian capital Saturday, the last day of a key visit during which he addressed religious violence and the plight of the region’s beleaguered Christian communities. Thousands of …

41 humpback whale deaths in Atlantic force fed probe

41 humpback whale deaths in Atlantic force fed probe

A new study sounds the alarm on whales being struck by boats, ships, and other vessels. It suggests the number of collisions are much higher than you’d think. USA TODAY ASBURY PARK, N.J. — An unusually high number of dead humpback whales washing ashore …

Ohio Woman Pulls Gun Over Son's Haircut

Ohio Woman Pulls Gun Over Son’s Haircut

Questions Raised Over Drugs in Ark. Execution

Questions Raised Over Drugs in Ark. Execution

With 'Gook,' Justin Chon Tells An LA Riots Story That Hits Close To Home | NBC News

With ‘Gook,’ Justin Chon Tells An LA Riots Story That Hits Close To Home | NBC News

What It's Like To Witness An Execution | NBC News

What It’s Like To Witness An Execution | NBC News

Death Penalty Countdown: One Family Waits For Execution Day In Arkansas | NBC News

Death Penalty Countdown: One Family Waits For Execution Day In Arkansas | NBC News

These Students Are Using STEAM To Solve Real World Problems | Mach | NBC News

These Students Are Using STEAM To Solve Real World Problems | Mach | NBC News

Tillerson On N. Korea: All Options On Table

Tillerson On N. Korea: All Options On Table

United CEO Oscar Munoz Offers Video Apology

United CEO Oscar Munoz Offers Video Apology

President Donald Trump Says His Job Is Harder Than He Realized | NBC News

President Donald Trump Says His Job Is Harder Than He Realized | NBC News

NYU Student Went Undercover in a Chinese iPhone Factory

NYU Student Went Undercover in a Chinese iPhone Factory

Congress Passes Funding Bill to Avoid Shutdown

Congress Passes Funding Bill to Avoid Shutdown

Rex Tillerson Urges UN to Act Before North Korea Does | NBC News

Rex Tillerson Urges UN to Act Before North Korea Does | NBC News

Elderly Goat and Rooster are Barnyard Besties

Elderly Goat and Rooster are Barnyard Besties

NYU Student Went Undercover in a Chinese iPhone Factory

NYU Student Went Undercover in a Chinese iPhone Factory

Airobotics Claims To Have Created The Most Advanced Drones Yet | Mach | NBC News

Airobotics Claims To Have Created The Most Advanced Drones Yet | Mach | NBC News

Pontiff Arrives in Cairo to Warm Welcome

Pontiff Arrives in Cairo to Warm Welcome

Netflix Series On Teen Suicide Sparks Conversation, Concern | NBC Nightly News

Netflix Series On Teen Suicide Sparks Conversation, Concern | NBC Nightly News

Ark. Executions Worry UN Human Rights

Ark. Executions Worry UN Human Rights

Two US Special Forces Killed In Anti-ISIS Raid In Afghanistan | NBC Nightly News

Two US Special Forces Killed In Anti-ISIS Raid In Afghanistan | NBC Nightly News

Pentagon Now Investigating Mike Flynn, Oversight Committee Reveals | NBC Nightly News

Pentagon Now Investigating Mike Flynn, Oversight Committee Reveals | NBC Nightly News

Exclusive: United CEO Promises Changes After Dragging Incident | NBC Nightly News

Exclusive: United CEO Promises Changes After Dragging Incident | NBC Nightly News

Police Arrest Armed Terror Suspect Near U.K. Parliament | NBC News

Police Arrest Armed Terror Suspect Near U.K. Parliament | NBC News

Violence Erupts As Nationalists Storm Macedonian Parliament | NBC News

Violence Erupts As Nationalists Storm Macedonian Parliament | NBC News

What It's Like To Witness An Execution | NBC News

What It’s Like To Witness An Execution | NBC News

AP Reporter: Inmate 'Lurched' During Execution

AP Reporter: Inmate ‘Lurched’ During Execution

Dance act Disciples turn action heroes

Dance act Disciples turn action heroes

Think Outside the Cage to Fight Invasive Species

Think Outside the Cage to Fight Invasive Species

Arkansas Inmate Convulses During Execution

Arkansas Inmate Convulses During Execution

Raw: Arizona Wildfire Burns Over 60 Sq. Miles

Raw: Arizona Wildfire Burns Over 60 Sq. Miles

Ga. Lawmaker Runs Underground Cannabis Network

Ga. Lawmaker Runs Underground Cannabis Network

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