Germany: Trump, Putin and Erdogan behaved like "autocratic rulers"
2017-06-24 08:34:19 UTC
BERLIN — The European Union must become stronger in response to a weakening of democracy in the United States, Russia and Turkey, the leader of Germany's centre-left Social Democrats said in remarks published on Saturday.
Martin Schulz, who is ...
Johnny Depp was chatting about Trump 'assassination'
2017-06-23 08:29:33 UTC
Actor Johnny Depp appeared to threaten Trump during a speech at the Glastonbury Festival.
"Can you bring Trump here?" he asked the audience, as he introduced a screening of his film The Libertine.
After receiving jeers from the crowd, he add...
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...
Obama: The Senate bill would raise costs, reduce coverage, roll back protections
2017-06-23 01:00:20 UTC
Barack Obama released a blistering statement on Thursday condemning Senate Republicans’ plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, calling the draft legislation a “massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the ric...
Brendan Dassey's confession was coerced and he should be freed: Federal judge
2017-06-22 22:18:45 UTC
CHICAGO — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series <strong>,i>"Making a Murderer"</strong></i> was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.
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...
ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared 'caliphate'
2017-06-21 22:19:21 UTC
<blockquote>MOSUL/ERBIL, IRAQ — ISIS Islamic State militants blew up on Wednesday the Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its famous leaning minaret, an Iraqi military statement said, as Iraqi forces seeking to expel the group from the city closed i...
#Election2016: US has evidence that Russian hackers targeted 21 states
2017-06-21 16:35:08 UTC
WASHINGTON — Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. states' election systems in last year's presidential race, a Department of Homeland Security official told Congress on Wednesday.
Jeanette Manfra, the department's acting deputy undersecretary of cy...
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...
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...
Trump owes at least $315.6 million to German and other lenders
2017-06-17 07:34:21 UTC
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S. Office of Government Eth...
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 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 ...
Sessions to testify before the Senate intelligence committee
2017-06-11 03:01:14 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday to address matters former FBI Director James Comey brought up this week in testimony to the same ...
Canada's boldest position: Setting its own course, avoiding Washington's 'quagmire'
2017-06-13 05:14:07 UTC
Canada sets its own course in the face of the Trump administration.
Amid Washington's shifting role on the global stage, leaders in Ottawa are urging Canada to take a new foreign policy direction. Are the country's traditionally strong ties...
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...
The leader of the free world, Angela Merkel
2017-06-13 05:13:43 UTC
Angela Merkel is increasingly referred to as the 'leader of the free world.' Yet it is a title she herself does not want. She is not defined by her aspirations, but rather by her pragmatism, says Kay-Alexander Scholz.
The best remedy for populi...
CNN Parts Ways After Reza Aslan Calls Trump A ‘Piece Of Sh*t'
2017-06-10 02:59:53 UTC
Reza Aslan, a religious scholar-turned-CNN-host, sent a tweet calling the U.S. President Donald Trump a “piece of shit” in response to one of Trump’s tweets promoting his travel ban.
Aslan removed the message, but a screen shot is below.
So much for strong and stable
2017-06-09 16:26:07 UTC
LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would form a government backed by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election days before launching talks on Britain's EU departure.