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Illinois Lawmakers Send Pro-LGBT Bills to Governor

He hasn't even bothered to propose a balanced budget , despite the constitution saying it's his duty. "The majority of the House has shown no interest in any real changes to the system but I hope we can work something out with senators and then all of us together, Democrats and Republicans, put pressure on the House majority so they aren't just loyal to their political positions, they actually want to do things that are good for the people of Illinois ", Governor Rauner said.



Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

In the end, it was the word " Marocain " - a type of French fabric - that allowed Anaya to emerge victorious! She barely reacted to her victory before she was bear-hugged by her father, who had sprinted onto the stage. The first to win was Nupur Lala. It was sponsored by The Daily Star which paid the expenses for Melanie and her mother, Debbie Loya, both of Bainbridge, to attend the National event.


Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto, whose city was invoked by Trump in his remarks, said he would continue to honor the accord. In a statement backed by all 28 EU states, the European Union and China were poised to commit to full implementation of the agreement, EU and Chinese officials said.



US Media Reports of No Evidence of Kushner, Trump Campaign Misdeeds

Has Russia already won - without even firing an actual live round, by influencing our election and therefore getting their own people ensconced in the White House? Russian officials are recorded as bragging during the 2016 presidential race that they had cultivated strong relationships with members of the Trump campaign that they believed could be used to influence Trump.



Jamaica disappointed with Trump's Paris deal decision

The planet's second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases now joins Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations not part of the agreement. "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country", Trump said .



U.S. may do less harm outside climate pact than in it

Conversely, the influential US energy lobby and many conservatives pushed the president to pull out of the agreement , viewing it as a drain on the domestic economy and arguing that it would undermine Trump's efforts at energy independence.