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White House offers budget freeze if Dems don’t agree to deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration bargainers offered a one-year budget freeze and said Democratic spending demands remained too high as talks with congressional leaders aimed at averting deep cuts in defense and domestic programs seemed no closer to resolution Wednesday. After White ...

Policies that make the poor poorer

See if you can find the logic in this. A local government issues traffic fines to residents for infractions like not wearing a seat belt, expired registration tags or a broken taillight. If the fine isn’t promptly paid, then interest and penalties pile up, and a $50 or $100 ticket can quickly ...

Corrupt state a great concern than deep state

Donald Trump has been ramping up his “Deep State” rhetoric again. He’s back to blaming a cabal of bureaucrats, FBI and CIA agents, Democrats and “enemies of the people” in the mainstream media for conspiring to remove him from office in order to allow the denizens of foreign ...

Oberlin forced to check its woke privilege

If there is one thing you learn about at Oberlin College, the notoriously progressive liberal arts college, it is surely privilege: white privilege, hetero privilege, gender privilege, you name it. Now, an Ohio jury has identified an entirely new variety, woke privilege, and resolved to hold ...

Dear Annie: Talking over a loud speaker

Dear Annie: I need to vent here. I have a group of girlfriends, and there is one, “Melanie,” who dominates the conversation. Melanie’s voice is louder than mine so if I am telling a story or asking a question, she will just blare out whatever is on her mind. Another annoying habit: Even ...

Fed leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it’s prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect the U.S. economy from trade conflicts and other threats. The Fed kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and ...

EPA defies climate warnings, gives coal plants a reprieve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has replaced a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. The move completes one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules. Environmental ...

Survey sees biggest honeybee winter die-off yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership found 37.7% of honeybee colonies died this past winter, nearly 9 percentage points higher than the average ...

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New name for PGA’s developmental tour

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour has signed a 10-year umbrella sponsorship deal for its developmental tour that provides the best path to the big leagues. Los Angeles-based Korn Ferry takes over immediately from Web.com. The Korn Ferry Tour is the seventh name of the tour since ...