Sanders Calls Trump & Republicans Healthcare Plan 'Barbaric'
2017-06-23 04:36:18 UTC
In an appearance on Anderson Cooper 360, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) explained why the newly-release Affordable Health Care Act is “the most harmful piece of legislation” he’s ever seen.
“If you throw over 23 million people off of health insuran...
Republican Health Care Bill: A Massive Reduction in Medicaid Spending
2017-06-22 17:32:03 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled their version of legislation that would replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce aid to the poor to cut costs.
With Democrats deeply opposed ...
George Clooney's Tequila Company Sold for Up to $1 Billion
2017-06-22 00:12:49 UTC
LONDON — Diageo Plc has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos in a deal valuing it at up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits maker seeks to boost its presence in a high-growth market.
Diageo said on Wednesday...
U.S. has limited options on North Korea without Chinese
2017-06-21 06:55:50 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang.
Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor
2017-06-21 06:02:14 UTC
LOS ANGELES — Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting, his spokeswoman said on Tuesday, ending a storied movie career that includes performances in "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" , "In the Name of the Father" , "Linco...
Any association with Trump is a kiss of death
2017-06-20 07:04:11 UTC
In Europe, any association with Trump is a kiss of death. As far as Europe’s far right is concerned, Trump is a loser.
He is the nemesis of an intensifying European far right movement that has suddenly turned sour. Like the Black Plague of mid...
Macron wins strong parliamentary majority
2017-06-19 05:05:50 UTC
PARIS — President Emmanuel Macron won a commanding majority in France's parliamentary election on Sunday, sweeping aside traditional parties and securing a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms.
The result, based on official figures and pol...
Iraqi forces started storming ISIS-held Old City of Mosul
2017-06-18 08:15:45 UTC
Iraqi forces started storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said.
The historic district is the last still under control of the militants in the northern Iraqi city, which used to be their capital in Ir...
NBC viewers are calling for boycotts Megyn Kelly interview
2017-06-17 07:47:14 UTC
NEW YORK — Infowars came to my hometown three years ago. Dan Bidondi, who identified himself as a reporter for the website that hawks extremist views and fake news, arrived with a video camera at the municipal center of Newtown, Connecticut, to co...
Amazon to buy Whole Foods
2017-06-16 17:34:24 UTC
By Lauren Hirsch, Anya George Tharakan and Sruthi Ramakrishnan
Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy U.S. organic supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion, including debt, marking the internet retailer's largest deal and bi...
Russian air strike may have killed ISIS leader Baghdadi
2017-06-16 08:05:18 UTC
Russia's Defense Ministry said on Friday it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May, Russian news agencies reported.
The air strike...
Trump is Being Investigated Finally
2017-06-14 23:34:48 UTC
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials.
Mueller is investigating al...
Spread of Hate Crimes in U.S.: Man Opens Fire on Republicans
2017-06-14 20:12:47 UTC
ALEXANDRIA, VA. — A man who had posted angry messages against U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game on Wednesday, wounding...
A very serious fire rips through London tower block
2017-06-14 16:32:26 UTC
LONDON — A huge fire engulfed a 24-story block of flats in central London on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 30 people and possibly trapping some residents who were sleeping inside the towering inferno.
More than 200...
Trump is far away from overhauling bank regulation
2017-06-14 05:54:55 UTC
WASHINGTON — Wall Street banks on Tuesday cheered U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump's plans to loosen the leash put on them in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis but they do not expect significant change any time soon.
Republican congressman suggests US should supporting ISIS to attack Iran
2017-06-14 00:45:55 UTC
<blockquote>Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) praised the recent ISIS attack in Tehran as a “good thing” and suggested that maybe the United States should work with the militant organization.
Rohrabacher’s entire line of reasoning ...
9th Circuit used narrow grounds to reject Trump's travel ban
2017-06-13 04:52:34 UTC
The 9th Circuit upheld the block on Trump's three-month travel ban for the six countries and four-month suspension of all refugee admissions. But the court pared back part of Watson's injunction in order to allow the government to conduct internal...
A Large-Scale US Crisis Will Unleash Trump's Toxic Agenda That Is Lying In Wait
2017-06-13 05:15:22 UTC
During the presidential campaign, some imagined that the more overtly racist elements of Donald Trump’s platform were just talk designed to rile up the base, not anything he seriously intended to act on. But in his ...
France's Macron Crashing Parliamentary Majority
2017-06-13 05:15:13 UTC
PARIS — "France is back," Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on French TV. "Next Sunday, the National Assembly will embody the new face of our republic."
French President Emmanuel Macron's party and its allies have won the biggest share of th...
Trump's infrastructure plan is nothing more than a scam
2017-06-13 05:14:45 UTC
<blockquote><i>U.S. President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan is not much more than a page of talking points, and nothing more than a scam, says Robert Reich.
For example (in one version of the plan), for every dollar developers put into a p...
Macron to US Scientists: Move to France with Your Families
2017-06-13 05:13:57 UTC
If you are an American scientist, student, teacher, or business person working on climate change solutions, France would love for you to stay awhile.
Following President Trump's June 2 decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement — a m...
Nancy Pelosi: Trump is abusing his power
2017-06-09 19:05:20 UTC
Washington — The Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Friday there was no question President Donald Trump abused his power in interactions with former FBI Director James Comey but she said it remained to be see if he had ...
Turkey will send warplanes and warships to Qatar
2017-06-09 18:40:12 UTC
DUBAI/DOHA — Arab states that have isolated Qatar tightened their squeeze on Friday by putting dozens of figures with links to the country on terrorism blacklists, while Qatar's ally Turkey rushed to its side with plans to send troops, warships an...
Ex FBI Boss Comey: Trump is a lying liar who lied
2017-06-08 16:32:31 UTC
WASHINGTON — James Comey said on Thursday he was disturbed by President Donald Trump's bid to get him to drop a probe into the former national security adviser, but the former FBI director would not say whether he thought the president sought to o...
Obama and Trudeau’s dinner date
2017-06-08 06:29:05 UTC
Former President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dined together in Montreal Tuesday night, and the photos have lit up the internet.
It was Obama's first post-presidency visit to Canada. According to the Obama Foundation Twitter...