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White House releases new U.S. arms sales policy

- The Washington Times

The Trump administration has released its highly-anticipated revamped policy dictating how Washington conducts sales of American military hardware to allied nations worldwide. Administration officials say the new arms sales mandates under the so-called “Buy America” initiative will expand America’s already dominant market share on the international arms trade exponentially.

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FILE - In this June 15, 2015 file photo, an angler lands a rainbow trout while fishing on the upper Madison River below Quake Lake near Ennis, Mont. The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday, April 19, 2018, rejected a plan to limit commercial fishing guides on the popular and crowded river. Outfitters and guides generally agreed something needs to be done to address the river crowding, but said it shouldn't focus only on them when private anglers make up 87 percent of the users annually. (Brett French/The Billings Gazette via AP, file)

Crowd-control plan for top Montana fishing stream rejected

- Associated Press

Montana officials on Thursday rejected a plan to limit commercial fishing guides on the Madison River that flows out of Yellowstone National Park, a top fishing destination where the number of days spent angling has more than doubled in recent years.

This undated photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Anthony Wrobel. Police were searching for Wrobel on Monday, April 16, 2018. He is accused of opening fire on a picnic for a group of employees of a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort, killing a woman and critically injuring a man on Sunday, April 15, in what investigators called workplace violence. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Texas deputy stumbles upon suspect in Vegas picnic shooting

- Associated Press

A disgruntled casino employee accused of shooting two executives at a company picnic in Las Vegas planned an escape and spent days on the run before a sheriff's deputy happened upon him sleeping in a car Thursday near a small Texas Panhandle town, authorities said.

State Reps. Stephen Dwight, left, R-Lake Charles, left, and Mark Abraham, R-Lake Charles, speak with Rep. Mike Danahay, D-Sulphur, seated, on the House floor, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. The House debated a $27 billion state operating budget Thursday. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

Louisiana budget with deep health cuts approved by House

- Associated Press

With only two votes to spare, the Louisiana House on Thursday backed a $27 billion state operating budget for next year that would steeply reduce spending on health services for the poor, the elderly, and people with disabilities to compensate for expiring state taxes.