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Trump meets with Pope Francis after months of icy tweets

Trump arrived with first lady Melania Trump , daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner , who is also a senior adviser in the White House. The pope welcomed Trump upstairs in the Sala del Tronetto before the two leaders retired to his private study for a half-hour conversation. Mr Trump gave the pope a boxed set of five first edition books by the U.S.


UNC Tennis: Tar Heels reach first ever NCAA title match

UNC Tennis: Tar Heels reach first ever NCAA title match

Furman and Stachowiak, who went 6-3 in ACC action, secured the doubles point in their first league match, downing Abraham Asaba and Jai Corbett of Virginia Tech 6-4 on court one. Aragone (Yorba Linda, Calif.) in the day's first result. "This is everything that I could ever dream of, obviously we didn't come out on top today but we were talking last night about what I imagined when I watched college tennis when I was 12 or 13 years old", Schneider said.


The Omaha Public Library kicks off its Summer Reading Program on Friday

The Omaha Public Library kicks off its Summer Reading Program on Friday

The program, created in 2014 by the Rochester Public Library and community partners, provides free, one-on-one tutoring for struggling readers in Olmsted County. Kneel, on June 20; and comedy magician Cody Landstrom on July 11. Options are a collapsible wagon, a bicycle or an outdoor movie screen so the library can host movie nights in the park.



Church: Gunmen in Philippines take hostages, including priest

Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said he informed his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, of Duterte's decision to fly home early to deal with the crisis. Trump and Duterte, during their call, also discussed escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula, and expressed concerns about North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, whom Trump called a "madman with nuclear weapons".


Corker Says Medicare, Social Security Need To Be Part Of Budget Reform

Corker Says Medicare, Social Security Need To Be Part Of Budget Reform

According to the budget documents released by the White House Tuesday, the US gross domestic product will reach an annual growth rate of 3% by 2021 and then cotinue growing at that pace. Medicaid: The health care program for the poor suffers a $610-billion cut over 10 years. Medicaid , established in 1965, covers more than 1.5 million of Tennessee's 6.6 million residents under a program we know as TennCare.