Mr President, Europe Doesn't Like You!
2017-02-20 08:07:53 UTC
<h3>Swedes were left scratching their heads over what happened #LastNightInSweden after US President Trump invented a terror attack in their nation. Now, the gaff has become a running joke on online.</h3>
Those still mourning the victims of t...
More than 9.2 million sign for Obamacare
2017-02-04 02:47:34 UTC
More than 9.2 million U.S. consumers signed up for health insurance using the Healthcare.gov website during the open enrollment period between November and Jan. 31, the U.S. government said on Friday.
Enrollment was down from 9.7 million a year...
Trump threatens to cut funding to the U.C. Berkeley
2017-02-03 00:42:55 UTC
SACRAMENTO, CALIF./NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to cut funding to the University of California at Berkeley after protesters forcing the cancellation of an appearance by a far-right Breitbart News editor.
Day 1: Trump presidency faces global protests - Women's march
2017-01-22 19:56:24 UTC
By Scott Malone and Ginger Gibson |
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncin...
To Understand Obama's Legacy- The Inauguration on Jan. 20
2017-01-20 06:27:36 UTC
<blockquote><h3>To understand Obama's legacy, walk in his shoes on the day it all began</h3>
WASHINGTON — We try to assess Barack Obama’s legacy by squinting into the murky future — debating the durability of his policies and programs, wonderin...
Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event
2017-01-18 04:06:30 UTC
By Dan Whitcomb | LOS ANGELES
Broadway star Jennifer Holliday said on Saturday she was pulling out of a concert celebrating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, citing an online article that cast the performance as a "betrayal" of he...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to act on Obamacare repeal by the end of the week
2017-01-09 01:43:19 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will take its first steps toward repealing President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform act by the end of the week, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday.
Speaking on CBS...
Repeal of Obama's Affordable Care Act, will place a heavy financial toll on millions of older Americans
2017-01-14 07:27:08 UTC
Column: Older Americans at risk as Congress takes ax to Obamacare.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Anyone nearing retirement - or already retired - should pay very close attention to the doings of the 115th Congress that was sworn in this week.
Noam Chomsky and Harry Belafonte in Conversation on Trump
2016-12-30 09:12:42 UTC
<h3>Harry Belafonte</h3> <strong>Longtime civil rights activist who was an immensely popular singer and actor. He was one of Martin Luther King’s closest confidants and helped organize the March on Washington in 1963.</strong><hr><img alt="Amy_goo...
Fast-food Restaurants CEO to head Trump's Labor Department
2016-12-08 19:24:29 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor.
North Dakota: Victory for Native Americans and climate activists
2016-12-05 05:00:23 UTC
CANNON BALL, N.D./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have pr...
Astronomers find a planet orbiting the closest star to Earth
2016-08-25 09:03:26 UTC
Astronomers using ESO telescopes and other facilities have found clear evidence of a planet orbiting the closest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri. The long-sought world, designated Proxima b, orbits its cool red parent star every 11 days and has a ...
U.S. swimmers lied about robbery: Brazil police
2016-08-19 01:32:25 UTC
REUTERS - Brazilian police are considering charging a group of U.S. Olympic swimmers with vandalism and giving false testimony, Rio's police chief said on Thursday, accusing them of lying about an incident that has marred South America's first Gam...
California: 15 percent of cars have zero emissions by 2025
2016-08-12 21:03:52 UTC
San Francisco (REUTERS) - A California lawmaker next week will introduce a bill requiring 15 percent of all vehicles sold in the state to be emissions-free by 2025, her spokeswoman said on Friday.
Assemblywoman Autumn Burke said the legislation...
Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening
2016-08-06 04:22:06 UTC
REUTERS - There was no glossing over history either: from the arrival of the Portuguese and their conquest of the indigenous populations to the use of African slave labor for 400 years. The clash of cultures, as the ceremony showed, is what makes ...
Melania Trump's intention to work could constitute visa fraud
2016-08-05 10:26:47 UTC
If someone were to enter the United States on one of those visas [ B-1 Temporary Business Visitor or B-2 Tourist Visa ] with the intention of working, it could constitute visa fraud, according to Andrew Greenfield, a partner at the Washington offi...
AUSTRALIA'S SHAME: The brutalization of children behind bars
2016-08-03 08:24:42 UTC
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation aired this “Four Corners” documentary. It’s a stark look at Australia’s barbaric and inhumane teenage detention centers. According to reports, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called for a investig...
Complete list of Emmy nominations 2016
2016-07-17 14:40:11 UTC
The nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards are out. Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted the ceremony in 2012, will return for another round. "I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again," he said in a statement. "I have a feeling I'm going to be great...
Jennifer Aniston is fed up and fighting back
2016-07-14 20:30:49 UTC
Jennifer Aniston is not staying silent anymore. She is fed up and fighting back. The 47-year-old actress spoke up in a column for the Huffington Post, penned by the actress herself in what she acknowledges is a move that is most unlike her.
PORTUGAL ARE THE CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE!
2016-07-10 22:21:55 UTC
PORTUGAL ARE THE CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE!
What an astonishing story! Twelve years after their heartbreak against Greece, they have beaten the hosts 1-0 in the final!
Portugal are European champions, despite losing Ronaldo after 25 minutes, despi...
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison
2016-07-06 08:51:30 UTC
Update - Judge Masipa has sentenced Oscar Pistorius to six years’ imprisonment for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
The state had called for him to receive no less than the prescribed minimum 15-year sentence for murder.
She said there were “s...
Messi is Messi: Argentina beats U.S. 4 - 0
2016-06-22 06:58:44 UTC
HOUSTON -- Lionel Messi and top-ranked Argentina were even better than advertised in Tuesday's Copa America semifinal, grabbing the lead against the host U.S. just three minutes in before Messi's inch-perfect free kick put the outcome beyond doubt...
Donald Trump, the GOP Right-wing candidate, is not able to impress others
2016-06-30 00:00:56 UTC
The former reality TV star Donald Trump used to love nothing more than boasting about his poll numbers: His recitation of them was a staple of his campaign speeches.
There's little to boast about now.
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Omar Mateen was gay, but not open about it, former classmate says
2016-06-17 07:46:22 UTC
ORLANDO, Fla. - U.S. law enforcement officials are investigating reports that the man who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando may have been gay himself.
A former classmate of Omar Mateen’s 2006 'police academy class' said he believed...
The power of the LGBT community's courageous love
2016-06-14 17:29:19 UTC
By Bob Schneider,
The shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando is a hate crime. The LGBT community is the target. I’m not using the past tense verb was rather the present tense, because the LGBT community still is a target. A natural born A...