Executives of sanctioned Russian bank met Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner
2017-03-28 09:06:25 UTC
By Elena Fabrichnaya, Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle |
MOSCOW/WASHINGTON — A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donal...
America Being A Backwards Country - The Environmental Enemy No. 1
2017-03-28 08:54:16 UTC
U.S. President Donald Trump will rescind at least six Obama-era executive orders aimed at curbing climate change and regulating carbon emissions, including Obama's November 2013 executive order instructing the federal government to prepare for the...
20 Democratic Senators oppose Trump's Supreme Court nominee
2017-03-28 01:45:12 UTC
<h3>Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will need 60 votes — including the support of at least eight Democratic senators — to overcome an initial procedural hurdle. GOP leadership has refused to rule out using the "nuclear" option, whi...
Mystery Around The Nunes - Trump Wiretapping Game
2017-03-27 20:29:01 UTC
Mystery Around The Nunes - Trump Wiretapping Game! U.S. Representative Devin Nunes, chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, "met with his source at the White House grounds, the night before press announcement on Wednesday....
TV Showdown: You Are Bad For America!
2017-03-27 17:56:36 UTC
<h2>TED KOPPEL TO SEAN HANNITY: "YOU ARE BAD FOR AMERICA" </h2>
On Sunday’s episode of “CBS Sunday Morning,” CBS News aired a featured story by veteran broadcast journalist Ted Koppel that included a clip of a heated in...
Deplorable President, Republicans And FOX News Slaughter One Another After Their Failure Of Obamacare Repeal
2017-03-26 16:45:06 UTC
Saturday, the day after the flaming out of Trump's first major legislative initiative, he told people on Twitter to watch Fox News.
Jeanine Pirro on Fox News Called For Paul Ryan to step down as Speaker of the House. After Trump posted a tweet...
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
2017-03-25 23:39:22 UTC
By Gina Cherelus
Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said.
The Stunning Failure Of Trump, A Man Who Brands Himself A Deal-Maker And Fixer
2017-03-25 03:26:15 UTC
By James Oliphant | REUTERS
WASHINGTON — In the end, the Closer couldn’t close the deal.
For President Donald Trump, the collapse on Friday of his first legislative priority, a healthcare reform bill, was an embarrassing loss of face after h...
Congress Fails to Abolish Obamacare: The Story of Trump and the GOP's Tragic Loss
2017-03-24 23:26:57 UTC
Washington — The 2010 Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - remains in place despite seven years of Republican promises to dismantle it. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a top campaign promise by Trump in last year's presidential electio...
'This is a disappointing day for us': House Speaker Ryan
2017-03-24 20:24:58 UTC
Republican leadership aide says healthcare bill has been pulled
By Dustin Volz and David Lawder |
WASHINGTON — Republican leaders of the House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system from consideration o...
Trump Chaos: Canadian Schools Suspended Future Trips To U.S.
2017-03-24 18:42:36 UTC
Canada's largest school board and its national Girl Guides organization have suspended new trips to the United States, citing uncertainty around who is allowed into the country.
Toronto District School Board, which oversees more than 250,000 st...
Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse
2017-03-24 05:39:53 UTC
Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for Amy Winehouse.
In a wide-ranging interview with the music writer Bill Flanagan, Bob Dylan touched on his admiration for the late Amy Winehouse, calling her "The last real individualist around"; his and ...
Unexpected Increase Of Americans Filing For Unemployment Benefits
2017-03-23 17:43:18 UTC
By Lucia Mutikani |
WASHINGTON — An unexpected increase in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week, data on Thursday showed. Still, the labor market continues to tighten, which together with the strength in housing, ...
GOP Healthcare Plan Forcing U.S. Hospitals To Cut Costs, Stop Hiring
2017-03-23 18:00:24 UTC
By Robin Respaut and Yasmeen Abutaleb
Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing some U.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, ...
Rep. Congressman Devin Nunes claims Trump was wiretapped
2017-03-23 01:09:58 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle and Dustin Volz |
WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee set off a political firestorm on Wednesday when he said the communications of members of Donald Trump's tra...
Trump fighting a losing battle ahead of healthcare vote
2017-03-22 20:04:04 UTC
By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell |
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare roll...
Lead poisoning across California
2017-03-22 14:03:07 UTC
By Joshua Schneyer and M.B. Pell |
NEW YORK — Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three times higher, blo...
Neil Gorsuch pledged independence from Trump
2017-03-22 03:09:34 UTC
By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung |
WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday pledged independence from President Donald Trump, bristled at his criticism of the judiciary and said not even the president is above the law...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants Montenegro to be a member of NATO
2017-03-22 00:55:32 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle |
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has written to the leaders of the U.S. Senate urging the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of the NATO alliance, saying it is "strongly in the interests of the ...
Fox News fires Trump's paranoid conspiracy source, Napolitano
2017-03-22 00:43:29 UTC
Even Fox News is sprinting away from Donald Trump’s bogus and paranoid claim that President Barack Obama ordered wiretaps of Trump Tower.
According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, the right-wing “news” organization has fired senior judi...
US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired, will join NY University's law school
2017-03-21 14:51:27 UTC
Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired earlier this month, will join New York University's law school on April 1 as a distinguished scholar in residence, the school announced on Tuesday.
In a statement p...
Maryland lawmakers pass bill to protect immigrants, R- Gov. vows to veto it
2017-03-21 06:07:15 UTC
Maryland's House of Delegates on Monday approved legislation to bar police statewide from checking the immigration status of individuals they arrest or keeping them locked up longer than otherwise warranted at the request of federal agents seeking...
Rex Tillerson skipping first NATO meeting, visiting Moscow
2017-03-21 04:52:25 UTC
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip an April 5-6 meeting of NATO foreign ministers for a U.S. visit by the Chinese president and will travel to Russia later in the month, U.S. officials said on Monday, a step allies may see as putt...
Google apologizes for ads alongside offensive videos on YouTube
2017-03-20 19:20:23 UTC
By Esha Vaish and Kate Holton
Google apologized on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer (MKS.L) and HSBC (HSBA.L) pulled advertising for British markets fro...
Germany rejected Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and US
2017-03-20 10:10:17 UTC
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money for defense.
"There is no debt account at NATO," von der Leyen said in a state...