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Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:44 PM EDT

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

"We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more terror and the very real threat of Iran's nuclear breakout," President Donald Trump said on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 03:12 PM EDT

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract<br />

The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 07:40 AM EDT

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

The Florida Legislature finds itself dealing with not only the aftermath of Hurricane Irma but also the impact of Hurricane Maria. State economist Amy Baker told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 10:10 AM EDT

In NY Town, Parents Can Do Time If Their Child Does Crime

In NY Town, Parents Can Do Time If Their Child Does Crime

North Tonawanda, a city just north of Buffalo, is getting attention for a new law that lets authorities send parents of bullies to jail for up to 15 days and fine them up to $250. The City Council voted...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 09:07 AM EDT

Trump Wants to End ACA Subsidies

Trump Wants to End ACA Subsidies

The Trump administration is once again taking aim at Obamacare with his latest executive order. NBC10's Matt DeLucia explains what it remains.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:39 PM EDT

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

In a much-anticipated announcement regarding her home state's governor race, Maine Sen. Susan Collins said she's staying in the U.S. Senate. The 64-year-old Collins announced her decision on Friday at an event...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 07:14 AM EDT

County Appeals Atheist Victory Over Cross on Seal

County Appeals Atheist Victory Over Cross on Seal

A Pennsylvania county is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the image of a large Christian cross on the county's flag and seal is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion.

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 02:57 AM EDT

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 06:34 AM EDT

Calling It a Beginning, Trump Signs Health Care Order

Calling It a Beginning, Trump Signs Health Care Order

President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to rewrite federal rules so consumers can have wider access to health insurance plans featuring lower premiums. He called his new executive order a...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 06:41 PM EDT

Missouri Senator Makes New Negative Trump Post After Censure

Missouri Senator Makes New Negative Trump Post After Censure

A Democratic senator from suburban St. Louis who was censured by the Missouri Legislature for a Facebook post that hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination said Thursday that she stands by her new tweet...

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