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...
Trump Was Gambling And Lost Badly To 'OBAMACARE'
2017-03-24 21:15:02 UTC
Obamacare's Happy and Healthy 7th Birthday! Trump was gambling and lost badly to 'OBAMACARE.'
Washington — Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to over...
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...
London attacker 'Adrian Russel' converted to Islam and was a criminal
2017-03-24 09:02:50 UTC
By Michael Holden |
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND — The London attacker Khalid Masood had been born Adrian Russel, was a criminal and has converted to Islam.
Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bo...
Twitter could collect subscription fees from some users
2017-03-24 01:49:07 UTC
By David Ingram |
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company said on Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect...
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...
Latest updates and video from the UK parliament attack in London
2017-03-23 03:10:28 UTC
UK parliament attack: Four people killed and 20 injured.
By Toby Melville |
LONDON — Five people were killed and at least 40 injured in London after a car plowed into pedestrians. An attacker stabbed a policeman close to the British par...
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 ...
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...
FBI Is Investigating Trump's Ties To Russian - No Evidence Of Trump Wiretap Claim
2017-03-20 21:20:28 UTC
FBI's Comey says no evidence of Trump wiretap claim, we are investigating Trump's ties to Russian.
Comey confirmed the FBI has been investigating since last July possible Russian government efforts to interfere in the election, including any ...
Since Invading Afghanistan, U.S. Has No Plan For Making Compensation Payments To Victims' Families
2017-03-20 07:15:16 UTC
By Idrees Ali |
WASHINGTON — Nearly 16 years since invading Afghanistan, the United States has no standardized process for making compensation payments to the families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed or injured in U.S.-led military o...
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...
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
2017-03-19 10:42:04 UTC
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
Rights groups have expressed concern over the mounting civilian death toll, as Islamic State fights from homes and densely-populated areas, a threat the Iraqi military and U....
CHUCK BERRY DIES
2017-03-19 08:46:55 UTC
By Bill Trott
CHUCK BERRY DIES — Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and as the creator of raucous anthems that defined the genre's early sound and heartbeat...
G20 Drop 'Climate' and 'Free Trade' Pledge, Acquiescing To An Increasingly Protectionist United States
2017-03-18 21:45:12 UTC
By Balazs Koranyi and Gernot Heller |
BADEN BADEN, GERMANY — Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist United States after a two-day mee...
German Journalists Schools US Reporters | The Straightforward Line Of German Journalists Visibly Put Off Trump: 'Why do keep saying things you know are not true?'
2017-03-21 14:47:52 UTC
US reporters shocked when the German reporter asked Trump: "Why do you keep saying things you know are not true Mr President?"
The first face-to-face meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started awkwardly a...
Russian elite invested nearly $100 million in Trump buildings - A Reuters review found
2017-03-17 19:29:41 UTC
MIAMI/MOSCOW – During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump downplayed his business ties with Russia. And since taking office as president, he has been even more emphatic.
“I can tell you, speaking for myself, I own nothing in Russia,...
U.S. President Donald Trump Is A Pathological Liar: Obama Wiretapped Me!
2017-03-16 22:36:13 UTC
By Ayesha Rascoe and Doina Chiacu |
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stands by his accusation that the Obama administration tapped his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign, the White House said on Thursday, despite three senior lawm...
The Netherlands has effectively halted the right-wing populist, despite the high level of nationalism in UK and US
2017-03-16 09:06:04 UTC
By Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling |
AMSTERDAM — Dutch center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte fought off the challenge of anti-Islam and anti-EU rival Geert Wilders to score an election victory that was hailed across Europe on Thursday by go...
Dutch election exit polls: PM Rutte's VVD emerges top in first exit poll
2017-03-16 00:42:37 UTC
By Thomas Escritt and Toby Sterling |
AMSTERDAM — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right VVD party is attempting to fend off Far-right candidate and populist leader Geert Wilders in parliamentary elections that have garnered internatio...
Trump's newest Executive Order: Global warming and climate change will not play a role in U.S. policy anymore
2017-03-14 23:15:10 UTC
By David Shepardson |
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to release a wide-ranging executive order to reduce the role that climate change plays in policy decisions, according to a Trump administration offici...
Joe Biden delivered an emotional speech in Austin, Texas
2017-03-13 01:19:19 UTC
By Jon Herskovitz |
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Former Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday in one of his first major speeches since leaving office this year that he would have liked to have been the U.S. president who ended cancer as...
Countdown: Brits facing an uncertain future without the EU
2017-03-12 22:43:33 UTC
By William James |
LONDON — Britain is drawing up contingency plans for the unlikely event it has to walk away from divorce talks with the European Union without a deal, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday.
Prime Minister Theresa May...