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WASHINGTON | Melania Trump dons ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ jacket

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump wore a jacket that read “I really don’t care, do u?” as she boarded a flight Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents. The green, hooded military jacket from Zara had the words written graffiti-style on the back. When asked what message the first … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Melania Trump dons ‘I really don’t care, do u?’ jacket

WASHINGTON | Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a spokesman said Thursday. The request for temporary shelter — amid a growing political battle over detained migrants — was made by the Department of Health and Human … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

WASHINGTON | House rejects hard-right immigration bill, baring GOP divide

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House killed a hard-right immigration bill Thursday, and Republican leaders delayed a planned vote on a compromise GOP package with the party’s lawmakers fiercely divided over an issue that has long confounded them. The conservative measure was defeated 231-193, with 41 Republicans — mostly moderates — joining Democrats in voting against … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House rejects hard-right immigration bill, baring GOP divide

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Trump administration’s proposal to reorganize the federal government. (All times local): 12:50 p.m. President Donald Trump’s budget director is presenting a plan to overhaul the federal government during a Trump Cabinet meeting. Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, tells Trump and the Cabinet that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s “officially” inviting Democratic leaders to the White House to discuss immigration legislation. Speaking ahead of a Cabinet meeting, Trump says he was making the open invitation through the press. Trump says: “We should be able to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

WASHINGTON | Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America’s longest and strongest allies. Amid concerns over Trump’s apparent desire to be cozy with the Russian leader, he is pursuing increasingly nationalistic foreign and trade policies and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

WASHINGTON | Supreme Court sides with ‘Buckets of Money’ financier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday wiped away a $300,000 fine and other sanctions against a financial adviser known for his “Buckets of Money” retirement strategy. The court said the administrative law judge who ruled against Raymond Lucia of California was not properly appointed to his job by the Securities and Exchange Commission. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Supreme Court sides with ‘Buckets of Money’ financier

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases audit of Sugar Creek Municipal Court

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released the audit of Sugar Creek Municipal Court, which serves portions of Clay and Jackson counties.  The report, which received an overall rating of fair, includes recommendations in several areas to improve oversight and record keeping. “Lack of appropriate oversight heightens the risk of errors … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway releases audit of Sugar Creek Municipal Court