Daily Archive: March 30, 2017

Mar 30

Rain and storms continue into Friday

Overview: Strong thunderstorms will be possible through the early morning hours, with gusty winds, hail, and heavy rainfall possible. Rain and storms will linger into Friday morning, with diminishing rain for Friday afternoon. The weekend looks dry for the most part, with temperatures in the upper 50s for Saturday and upper 60s for Sunday. More …

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Mar 30

WATCH: Tumbleweeds block traffic in Southern California

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Mar 30

Bill targeting attorney general fails to pass

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Republican lawmakers failed to strip some powers from Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general on the final day of the legislative session. Thursday, the state Senate voted 26-12 to make the state’s Republican governor, not the attorney general, the state’s official voice in amicus briefs. The House had until midnight to approve the …

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Mar 30

Large fire collapses portion of Atlanta highway

A massive fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta that caused major traffic delays Thursday after a portion of the highway collapsed has prompted Georgia governor Nathan Deal to declare a state of emergency for Fulton County. “The state is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety and minimize disruption of traffic as we continue …

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Mar 30

Trump expected to sign executive orders on trade Friday

President Donald Trump is expected to sign two executive orders related to trade on Friday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and National Trade Council Peter Navarro said on a call with reporters Thursday night. The first executive order will launch a wide-ranging review of the U.S. trade deficit with the purpose of identifying forms of “trade …

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Mar 30

Lawmakers wrap up 2017 session with late night voting

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- It was a busy day at the capitol as lawmakers worked well into the evening voting on dozens of bills during the last hours of the 2017 session. In what has been a historic republican super-majority controlled legislative session, lawmakers did not waste a second, introducing and voting on bills as the …

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Mar 30

WATCH: Fire causes portion of I-85 in Atlanta to collapse

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Mar 30

White House official says Trump will hold Congress 'accountable' on health care

Early this morning, President Donald Trump began the day on Twitter, calling for his supporters to fight conservative members of his own party in the midterm elections. Marc Short, Trump’s director of legislative affairs, calls that “accountability.” “The president is going to hold accountable members that he finds stand in the way,” Short told ABC …

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Mar 30

Flynn in talks to testify before Congress, seeking 'assurances against unfair prosecution'

Donald Trump‘s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is in discussions to testify in the congressional investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and is seeking “assurances against unfair prosecution,” Flynn’s lawyer said in a statement. The news comes as the House and Senate intelligence committees investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election and …

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Mar 30

Should Democrats make a deal with the president on health care?

Twice in the last two days, Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill have sent letters to President Donald Trump laying out their terms for negotiating across the aisle on health care. Yesterday, they said they would only come to the table if the Republicans agreed they were no longer seeking to “repeal” President Obama’s signature health …

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