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  • SEC asks Arkansas to exempt stadiums, arenas from gun law

    SEC asks Arkansas to exempt stadiums, arenas from gun law

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-03-28 21:05:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at...

    The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at...

  • Missouri House votes to repeal public construction wage law

    Missouri House votes to repeal public construction wage law

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-03-28 18:09:42 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Missouri's Republican-led House has endorsed a bill to repeal the state's "prevailing wage" requirements for public construction projects.

    Missouri's Republican-led House has endorsed a bill to repeal the state's "prevailing wage" requirements for public construction projects.

  • Arkansas lawmaker: Online taxes bill dead for the session

    Arkansas lawmaker: Online taxes bill dead for the session

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-03-28 18:06:23 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A proposal to force online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes has failed again before a House committee, prompting a lawmaker sponsoring the bill to declare the issue dead for this year's legislative session.

    A proposal to force online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes has failed again before a House committee, prompting a lawmaker sponsoring the bill to declare the issue dead for this year's legislative session.

  • Arkansas House passes 1 highway fund bill, rejects another

    Arkansas House passes 1 highway fund bill, rejects another

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-03-28 17:14:22 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The Arkansas House of Representatives has passed the more modest of two measures that propose to raise money for highway maintenance.

    The Arkansas House of Representatives has passed the more modest of two measures that propose to raise money for highway maintenance.

  • Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

    Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:54 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:54:54 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:54 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:54:54 GMT

    House Republicans are gathering Tuesday to discuss their agenda, their first meeting since a vote for the GOP health care bill was suddenly abandoned last Friday.

    House Republicans are gathering Tuesday to discuss their agenda, their first meeting since a vote for the GOP health care bill was suddenly abandoned last Friday.

  • Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

    Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-03-28 04:03:08 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-03-28 04:03:08 GMT
    FILE: Donald Trump hands a pen to Rep. Bill Huizenga, after signing House Joint Resolution 41 in the Oval Office of the White House i Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)FILE: Donald Trump hands a pen to Rep. Bill Huizenga, after signing House Joint Resolution 41 in the Oval Office of the White House i Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb...

    President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming.

  • Dicamba bill approved in Senate

    Dicamba bill approved in Senate

    Monday, March 27 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-03-28 02:53:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A compromise bill that would increase penalties for the misuse of Dicamba is headed to the Governor's office for signature. 

    A compromise bill that would increase penalties for the misuse of Dicamba is headed to the Governor's office for signature. 

  • Panic button alert bill clears House

    Panic button alert bill clears House

    Monday, March 27 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-03-28 02:20:23 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-03-28 02:39:57 GMT
    Rep. Scott Baltz, D-Pocahontas (Source: Arkansas State House)Rep. Scott Baltz, D-Pocahontas (Source: Arkansas State House)

    A college student would be able to push a button on their cell phone and contact emergency officials almost instantaneously, under a bill approved Monday in the state House. 

    A college student would be able to push a button on their cell phone and contact emergency officials almost instantaneously, under a bill approved Monday in the state House. 

  • Arkansas lawmakers get first look at $5.5B budget bill

    Arkansas lawmakers get first look at $5.5B budget bill

    Monday, March 27 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-03-28 01:38:59 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Legislation outlining Arkansas' nearly $5.5 billion budget for the coming year calls for increases in funding for the Department of Human Services, prisons and public schools, with nearly $16 million being set aside...

    Legislation outlining Arkansas' nearly $5.5 billion budget for the coming year calls for increases in funding for the Department of Human Services, prisons and public schools, with nearly $16 million being set aside...

  • Airport name bill advances after Clinton provision stricken

    Airport name bill advances after Clinton provision stricken

    Monday, March 27 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-03-27 20:37:14 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation preventing municipal airports from being named after living politicians after a provision was removed that would have stricken Bill and Hillary Clinton's name from...

    The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation preventing municipal airports from being named after living politicians after a provision was removed that would have stricken Bill and Hillary Clinton's name from the...

  • Arkansas panel doesn't advance birth certificate bill

    Arkansas panel doesn't advance birth certificate bill

    Monday, March 27 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-03-27 18:02:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A bill that would allow married gay couples in Arkansas to list both spouses' names on their children's birth certificates without a court order has failed to advance out of a Senate committee.

    A bill that would allow married gay couples in Arkansas to list both spouses' names on their children's birth certificates without a court order has failed to advance out of a Senate committee.

  • Punk legend Johnny Rotten supports Trump, Brexit vote

    Punk legend Johnny Rotten supports Trump, Brexit vote

    Monday, March 27 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-03-27 16:52:42 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-03-27 16:52:42 GMT
    Count punk pioneer Johnny Rotten among President Donald Trump supporters.
    Count punk pioneer Johnny Rotten among President Donald Trump supporters.
  • Sanctuary cities now illegal in Mississippi

    Sanctuary cities now illegal in Mississippi

    Monday, March 27 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-03-27 15:03:44 GMT
    Sanctuary cities are now illegal in Mississippi. Gov. Bryant signed the bill into law Monday, which prohibits towns, counties, or universities from "purposefully defying federal immigration laws." (Photo source: Twitter)Sanctuary cities are now illegal in Mississippi. Gov. Bryant signed the bill into law Monday, which prohibits towns, counties, or universities from "purposefully defying federal immigration laws." (Photo source: Twitter)

    Sanctuary cities are now illegal in Mississippi. Governor Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2710 into law Monday morning, which will prohibit towns, counties, or universities from "purposefully defying federal immigration laws."

    Sanctuary cities are now illegal in Mississippi. Governor Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2710 into law Monday morning, which will prohibit towns, counties, or universities from "purposefully defying federal immigration laws."

  • The Latest: Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus

    The Latest: Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus

    Sunday, March 26 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-03-27 00:53:17 GMT
    Sunday, March 26 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-03-27 00:53:17 GMT
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on improving the health care system if they agree to stop trying to repeal former President Barack Obama's law.
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on improving the health care system if they agree to stop trying to repeal former President Barack Obama's law.
  • US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

    US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:38:47 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:38:47 GMT

    Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic State group.

    Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic State group.

  • Blue Lives Matter flag ordered removed by home group

    Blue Lives Matter flag ordered removed by home group

    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:36:14 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:36:14 GMT

    A Florida woman plans to fight to keep a Blue Lives Matter flag flying in her front yard despite orders from her homeowners association to remove it.

    A Florida woman plans to fight to keep a Blue Lives Matter flag flying in her front yard despite orders from her homeowners association to remove it.

  • Gorsuch hearings show him as careful, folksy, testy at times

    Gorsuch hearings show him as careful, folksy, testy at times

    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-03-25 14:08:54 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-03-25 14:08:54 GMT

    The Supreme Court nominee's hearing reveals a judge who is careful, well-credentialed and willing to push back.

    The Supreme Court nominee's hearing reveals a judge who is careful, well-credentialed and willing to push back.

  • No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump

    No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump

    Friday, March 24 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-03-24 23:08:06 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-03-24 23:08:06 GMT

    Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul.

    Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul.

  • House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    Friday, March 24 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:09:26 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:09:26 GMT

    Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

    Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

  • London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage

    London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage

    Friday, March 24 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-03-24 20:57:58 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-24 20:59:21 GMT

    London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England.

    London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England.

  • Trump campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia

    Trump campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia

    Friday, March 24 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-03-24 20:57:50 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-24 20:59:18 GMT
    The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel.
    The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel.
  • Egypt's Mubarak free, acquitted after years-long detention

    Egypt's Mubarak free, acquitted after years-long detention

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:57:44 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:59:11 GMT
    Egyptian security official says ousted President Hosni Mubarak is back home, free after his release from detention.
    Egyptian security official says ousted President Hosni Mubarak is back home, free after his release from detention.
  • TN House passes bill that blocks marijuana decriminalization

    TN House passes bill that blocks marijuana decriminalization

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-03-24 16:53:50 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    The House has voted on a bill that would block any efforts by Tennessee cities to decriminalize the use of marijuana. The bill would nullify laws that Memphis and Nashville have passed that have reduced the penalty...

    The House has voted on a bill that would block any efforts by Tennessee cities to decriminalize the use of marijuana. The bill would nullify laws that Memphis and Nashville have passed that have reduced the penalty for...

  • VP Pence cancels trip to Memphis

    VP Pence cancels trip to Memphis

    Friday, March 24 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-03-24 14:56:51 GMT
    (Source: Wikimedia Commons)(Source: Wikimedia Commons)

    Vice President Mike Pence will not be coming to Memphis after all.

    Vice President Mike Pence will not be coming to Memphis after all.

  • White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

    White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:17:57 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-03-24 03:17:57 GMT

    A late-night meeting of moderate-leaning members Wednesday broke up without resolution or a deal as most lawmakers left out of side exits and avoided talking to reporters.

    A late-night meeting of moderate-leaning members Wednesday broke up without resolution or a deal as most lawmakers left out of side exits and avoided talking to reporters.

  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    10 Things to Know for Friday

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-03-24 01:17:27 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-03-24 01:17:27 GMT
    Among 10 Things to Know: Raids net 7 arrests after London attack; AP Exclusive: US probes offshore banking of ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort; GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Raids net 7 arrests after London attack; AP Exclusive: US probes offshore banking of ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort; GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote.
  • A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament

    A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament

    Thursday, March 23 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-03-23 22:37:17 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-03-23 22:37:17 GMT
    A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament.
    A look at victims of the attack outside London's Parliament.
  • London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52

    London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52

    Thursday, March 23 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-03-23 22:08:03 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-03-23 22:08:03 GMT

    Investigations are continuing around Parliament, but lawmakers are expected to go ahead with plans to reconvene in a show of solidarity.

    Investigations are continuing around Parliament, but lawmakers are expected to go ahead with plans to reconvene in a show of solidarity.

  • The Latest: Arkansas reconsiders concealed guns in stadiums

    The Latest: Arkansas reconsiders concealed guns in stadiums

    Thursday, March 23 2017 2:57 PM EDT2017-03-23 18:57:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Latest on the concealed weapons bill in Arkansas (all times local):

    The Latest on the concealed weapons bill in Arkansas (all times local):

  • 5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

    5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

    Thursday, March 23 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-03-23 05:17:05 GMT
    Thursday, March 23 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-03-23 05:17:05 GMT

    A session of Britain's House of Commons has been suspended as witnesses reported hearing sounds like gunfire nearby.

    A session of Britain's House of Commons has been suspended as witnesses reported hearing sounds like gunfire nearby.

  • Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

    Spying claim by Intel chair renews fight over Russia probe

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:57:08 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:58:47 GMT

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump's communications may have been "monitored" during the transition period in an "incidental collection."

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee says President Donald Trump's communications may have been "monitored" during the transition period in an "incidental collection."

  • Courthouse bill fails in committee

    Courthouse bill fails in committee

    Thursday, March 2 2017 9:10 PM EST2017-03-03 02:10:51 GMT
    Tuesday, March 21 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-03-22 03:21:56 GMT
    Craighead County Courthouse in Lake City (Source: KAIT)Craighead County Courthouse in Lake City (Source: KAIT)

    A bill that would seek to remedy what its sponsor called the "most dysfunctional" situation in the state is now headed to committee after the bill was filed Thursday morning. 

    A bill that would seek to remedy what its sponsor called the "most dysfunctional" situation in the state is now headed to committee after the bill was filed Thursday morning. 

  • Lawmaker charged with child prostitution filed odd bills

    Lawmaker charged with child prostitution filed odd bills

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-03-21 22:46:35 GMT
    Tuesday, March 21 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-03-21 22:46:35 GMT

    The attorney for a Republican state senator from Oklahoma City charged with felony child prostitution says his client plans to resign by Wednesday evening.

    The attorney for a Republican state senator from Oklahoma City charged with felony child prostitution says his client plans to resign by Wednesday evening.

  • Arkansas ends Robert E. Lee-Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

    Arkansas ends Robert E. Lee-Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-03-21 18:11:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas' governor has signed legislation ending the state's practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same holiday as slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

    Arkansas' governor has signed legislation ending the state's practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same holiday as slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

  • JFD talks fire codes and foster homes

    JFD talks fire codes and foster homes

    Monday, March 20 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-03-20 22:48:16 GMT
    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-03-21 14:22:51 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A local fire department's standard approval could spike an increase in foster families as the need continues to grow. 

    A local fire department's standard approval could spike an increase in foster families as the need continues to grow. 

  • Attorney for accused Oklahoma senator says he'll resign

    Attorney for accused Oklahoma senator says he'll resign

    Monday, March 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-03-21 03:36:37 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-03-21 03:36:37 GMT
    The FBI in Oklahoma City has confirmed it is investigating a Republican state senator who is facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy.
    The FBI in Oklahoma City has confirmed it is investigating a Republican state senator who is facing felony child prostitution charges after police say he solicited sex from a 17-year-old boy.
  • Arkansas House votes to keep primary in March

    Arkansas House votes to keep primary in March

    Monday, March 20 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-03-21 00:44:51 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas House has voted to permanently move the state's primary from May to March, but the idea faces an uphill battle in the Senate where the move has already been rejected.

    The Arkansas House has voted to permanently move the state's primary from May to March, but the idea faces an uphill battle in the Senate where the move has already been rejected.

  • Miller County tax collector recovers delinquent taxes

    Miller County tax collector recovers delinquent taxes

    Monday, March 20 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-03-21 00:12:57 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Miller County Tax Collector Cathy Hardin Harrison has spent nearly the past year trying to collect about $14 million in delinquent taxes.

    Miller County Tax Collector Cathy Hardin Harrison has spent nearly the past year trying to collect about $14 million in delinquent taxes.

  • Arkansas Senate approves bill targeting foreign laws

    Arkansas Senate approves bill targeting foreign laws

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:57:57 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation requiring state judges to use only American-based laws when making decisions.

    The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation requiring state judges to use only American-based laws when making decisions.

  • Arkansas panel rejects bill on same-sex birth certificates

    Arkansas panel rejects bill on same-sex birth certificates

    Monday, March 20 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-03-20 23:22:29 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    An Arkansas Senate committee has rejected a proposal aimed at allowing married same-sex couples to get the names of both spouses on their children's birth certificates without a court order.

    An Arkansas Senate committee has rejected a proposal aimed at allowing married same-sex couples to get the names of both spouses on their children's birth certificates without a court order.

  • AP Explains: Senate confirmation and Supreme Court pick

    AP Explains: Senate confirmation and Supreme Court pick

    Sunday, March 19 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-03-19 11:45:32 GMT
    Sunday, March 19 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-03-19 11:45:32 GMT
    Thirteen months after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Senate is finally holding confirmation hearings to fill the vacancy.
    Thirteen months after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Senate is finally holding confirmation hearings to fill the vacancy.
  • President Donald TrumpPresident Donald TrumpMore>>

  • Senate approves Trump CIA pick Pompeo

    Senate approves Trump CIA pick Pompeo

    Monday, January 23 2017 7:48 PM EST2017-01-24 00:48:32 GMT
    Monday, January 23 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-01-24 01:08:32 GMT

    Kansas congressman Mike Pompeo has been approved by the U.S. Senate to serve as CIA director. 

    Kansas congressman Mike Pompeo has been approved by the U.S. Senate to serve as CIA director. 

  • Trump questions if protesters voted

    Trump questions if protesters voted

    Sunday, January 22 2017 10:10 AM EST2017-01-22 15:10:15 GMT
    Sunday, January 22 2017 10:10 AM EST2017-01-22 15:10:15 GMT

    On his second full day as president, Donald Trump called the protests a "hallmark of democracy" but questioned if those protesters had voted.

    On his second full day as president, Donald Trump called the protests a "hallmark of democracy" but questioned if those protesters had voted.

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  • National PoliticsMore>>

  • Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:35 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:35:17 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:37 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:37:16 GMT

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee is refusing to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations brought new cries of protest from Democrats.

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee is refusing to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations brought new cries of protest from Democrats.

  • UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

    UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:35 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:35:08 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:37 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:37:16 GMT

    Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago.

    Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago.

  • DNC chair asks all staffers to resign

    DNC chair asks all staffers to resign

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-03-29 04:26:44 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-03-29 04:26:44 GMT
    Tom Perez is asking all DNC staffers to resign by April 15. (Source: CNN)Tom Perez is asking all DNC staffers to resign by April 15. (Source: CNN)

    The house-cleaning will allow chairman Tom Perez to rebuild the organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

    The house-cleaning will allow chairman Tom Perez to rebuild the organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

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