Montana elected a bully GOP candidate for Congress
2017-05-26 05:52:08 UTC
BOZEMAN, MONTANA — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly beat a political novice to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter.
A race that was expected to b...
Federal court upholds decision blocking Trump's travel ban
2017-05-25 19:01:29 UTC
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump's controversial travel ban should be kept on hold, largely maintaining a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the executive order from being enforced.
A majority of j...
GOP-Trump Healthcare Plan: A Nightmare For 23 Million Americans
2017-05-25 04:03:58 UTC
WASHINGTON — A bill passed by U.S. House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing health insurance markets in some states and making it hard for sick people to buy insurance, a budget watch...
Facebook focuses on Vox, BuzzFeed and others for video service
2017-05-24 20:47:43 UTC
NEW YORK — Facebook has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with a...
Hashem Abedi, younger brother of Manchester attacker, arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of Islamic State links
2017-05-24 20:18:29 UTC
BREAKING NEWS: Hashem Abedi, younger brother of Manchester attacker, arrested in Tripoli on suspicion of Islamic State links. He was planning 'terrorist act'- counter-terrorism police said. Police say have arrested sixth person in connection with ...
Authorities trying to determine if the suspect was part of a larger network
2017-05-23 22:19:53 UTC
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with...
Roger Moore dies at 89 after "a short but brave battle with cancer"
2017-05-23 18:25:59 UTC
LONDON — Actor Roger Moore, who earned international fame playing British secret agent James Bond in seven movies, died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said.
His 12 years as action man 007, the fictitious spy with a voracious ...
UK: 22 people dead and 59 injured in Manchester blast
2017-05-23 16:06:37 UTC
Manchester City — Manchester suicide bomber suspect identified as Salman Abedi: three U.S. officials
A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing left ...
Ankara criticizes US over Turkey's 'brutal attack' on peaceful protesters
2017-05-22 18:10:35 UTC
Ankara — Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said.
During Erdogan's visit to Washington to mee...
Alec Baldwin Teaches Daughter Carmen 'Trump Impression'
2017-05-22 18:10:08 UTC
Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria Thomas posted on her Instagram page Saturday a video of the actor teaching their 3 and 1/2-year-old daughter Carmen his Donald Trump impression, the one he does in costume on SNL.
"Carmen, what day does Daddy play Do...
Trump's people were in excessive contact with Russians
2017-05-19 05:58:03 UTC
WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and fo...
Senate Intel has not received a subpoena response from Flynn
2017-05-18 18:22:41 UTC
Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn have not yet indicated whether Flynn plans to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents, the panel's chairman said in a statement on T...
Ex-FBI Director Mueller Appointed to Investigate Trump-Russia Ties
2017-05-18 18:04:01 UTC
WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi welcomed the appointment of Ex-FBI Director Mueller in the Russia probe involving U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump but said on Thursday an independent commission...
Since Jan 22 U.S. arrested 41,318 undocumented immigrants
2017-05-17 18:50:58 UTC
By Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK — U.S. arrests of undocumented immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of U.S. far-right nationalist Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be tar...
Merrick Garland not interested in become director of the FBI
2017-05-16 17:36:32 UTC
U.S. appeals court judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama’s ill-fated Supreme Court nominee, is not interested in become director of the FBI, according to sources close to the judge.
Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Co...
Ford plans to shrink its salaried workers in US by 3000
2017-05-16 06:32:03 UTC
WASHINGTON/DETROIT — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump promised: "Car companies coming back to U.S. JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!"
Now Ford plans to shrink its salaried workforce in North America and Asia by about 10 percent as it works t...
Trump's statements as evidence of discriminatory intent
2017-05-15 20:53:28 UTC
SEATTLE — U.S. appeals court judges on Monday questioned the lawyer defending U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims and pressed challengers to explain why the court ...
G7 countries made it clear they do not share US Trump's view
2017-05-13 16:32:48 UTC
BARI, ITALY — Europe and Japan showed they remained worried about Washington's new policy.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States reserved the right to be protectionist if it thought trade was not free or fair.
"We do ...
General Electric: We're very supportive of NAFTA
2017-05-12 19:35:46 UTC
MONTERREY, MEXICO — General Electric Co's chief executive on Friday praised Mexico as a big part of its future growth and said the company is "very supportive" of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that U.S. far-right nationalist Pres...
FBI's Andrew McCabe Contradicts Trump
2017-05-11 18:02:27 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump blasted ousted FBI chief James Comey as a "showboat" and "grandstander" on Thursday even as the agency's acting leader contradicted the president's account that the agency had been in turmoil before he fired Com...
Trump - Russia Ties: Established Facts and Connections
2017-05-11 18:12:07 UTC
There’s no doubt that a spider web of connections - some public, some private, some clear, some murky - exists between Trump, his associates and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
These charts from 'POLITICO MAGAZINE' illustrate dozens of those ...
State attorneys general call for an independent prosecutor
2017-05-11 15:39:01 UTC
BREAKING:Twenty state attorneys general call for independent special counsel to probe possible Russia interference in presidential election - New York State attorney general
German's Aldi is going to beat the largest US retailer at its own game
2017-05-11 06:57:56 UTC
German grocery chain Aldi is going to beat the largest US retailer at its own game: low prices.
Already with 1,600 U.S. stores, Aldi’s internal studies show its prices are 21 percent lower than its lowest-priced rivals, including Wal-Mart Store...
Jimmy Carter: I voted for Bernie Sanders
2017-05-09 05:43:45 UTC
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday night that he had voted for Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary over Hillary Clinton.
The 39th president of the United States made the revelation during a talk with Sanders at th...
OBAMA AND YATES WARNED TRUMP ABOUT FLYNN
2017-05-09 04:26:00 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle and Warren Strobel | WASHINGTON — Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testifies about potential Russian interference in the presidential election before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill.
Yates said she ...