How Schumer kept Dems united on Obamacare - Politico Avatar
Politico Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:09:40 GMT
Chuck Schumer fired off a warning at a caucus-wide retreat in January: Senate Republicans will try to pick off Democrats, one by one, to join the GOP effort to dismantle Obamacare. If that happens, Schumer said in Shepherdstown, West Virginia ...
Ransomware Reaches Asia-Pacific, Though Focus Remains on Europe - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:16:13 GMT
A laptop screen in Geldrop, Netherlands, displayed a ransom message on Tuesday after it was infected during a worldwide cyberattack. Credit Rob Engelaar/European Pressphoto Agency. SHANGHAI — A cargo terminal at a bustling Mumbai port lurched to ...
Helicopter attack targets Venezuela's Supreme Court - CNN Avatar
CNN Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:04:39 GMT
(CNN) A police helicopter launched a daring attack on the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation of the months-long crisis engulfing the regime of President Nicolas Maduro. The helicopter was apparently stolen and piloted by an ...
Sarah Palin sues NY Times over editorial tying her to Giffords shooting - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:45:16 GMT
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). Former Alaska Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin filed a lawsuit against the ...
A Reporter Had A Heated Clash With A White House Press Secretary Over Fake News - BuzzFeed News Avatar
BuzzFeed News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:44:20 GMT
The heated relationship between the Trump administration and the press boiled over Tuesday when a White House reporter clashed with deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over so-called fake news. Brian Karem ...
Time asks Trump Organization to remove fake cover from golf clubs - The Hill Avatar
The Hill Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:06:53 GMT
Time magazine has asked the Trump Organization to remove copies of a fake cover of President Trump that were on display at the company's golf clubs, The Washington Post reported Tuesday afternoon. The request came after the newspaper reported that at ...
3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:11:15 GMT
CHICAGO — Three Chicago police officers were indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times, prompting outrage when a video of the shooting was finally ...
Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent for past work for Ukraine - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:47:05 GMT
Former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort has registered as a foreign agent for past work on behalf of Ukraine, a spokesperson announced today. Manafort registered with the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act unit for his work on ...
EPA Moves to Rescind Contested Water Pollution Regulation - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:51:00 GMT
The Trump administration has moved to rescind a rule that would have extended existing pollution protections for large bodies of water — such as the Puget Sound in Washington — to include rivers, tributaries and wetlands. Credit Elaine ...
Irish reporter's unexpected encounter with Trump - BBC News Avatar
BBC News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:33:45 GMT
Irish reporter Caitríona Perry had an unexpected encounter with US President Donald Trump during his telephone conversation with Taoiseach (prime minister) Leo Varadkar. Mr Trump told Mr Varadkar Irish media were in the Oval Office and called over ...
Roger Stone agrees to meet with House intelligence committee - CNN Avatar
CNN Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:12:34 GMT
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump's longtime confidante Roger Stone will testify before the House intelligence committee on July 24 in a closed session. Stone's expected testimony follows news that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's 2016 ...
Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:37:30 GMT
NEW YORK — A subway train derailment in New York City that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect. A preliminary investigation indicates the derailment just before 10 a.m. Tuesday ...
Trump hails 'energy revolution' as exports surge - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:52:30 GMT
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed an energy revolution marked by surging U.S. exports of oil and natural gas. Trump cited a series of steps the administration has taken to boost energy production and remove government ...
Your Travel Ban Isn't Safe Yet, Mr. Trump - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:36:20 GMT
Demonstrators outside the Supreme Court on Monday. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times. Yesterday President Trump tweeted that he was “grateful” for the Supreme Court's unanimous opinion on his travel ban, which allowed some of it to stand ...and more »
Why isn't Obama hitting back at Trump? - CNN Avatar
CNN Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:28:26 GMT
Jay Parini, a poet and novelist, teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont. His latest book is "New and Collected Poems, 1975-2015." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) The contrast could not be more extreme ...
Johnny Galecki loses ranch in sprawling California fire - CNN Avatar
CNN Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:48:10 GMT
(CNN) A large California fire that has been raging since Monday afternoon has claimed a ranch owned by "Big Bang Theory" actor Johnny Galecki, his representative told CNN. Galecki was not home at the time of the fire and has not returned to the ...
Beckley Register-Herald Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:53:13 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The agency in charge of U.S. border security plans to start building prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico later this summer. Ronald Vitiello, Customs and Border Protection's acting deputy commissioner ...and more »
US brands China as among worst human trafficking offenders - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:12:52 GMT
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) Ceremony at the State Department in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas. (Reuters). Reuters. REUTERS. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 5:02 PM.
US Has Seen Chemical Weapons Activity in Syria, Pentagon Says - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:22:50 GMT
A child receiving treatment at a hospital in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, after a nerve agent was used in an attack in April. The White House has accused the Syrian government of preparing a new chemical attack. Credit Omar Haj Kadour/Agence France-Presse ...
Trump growing frustrated with China, weighs trade steps: officials - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:46:00 GMT
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is growing increasingly frustrated with China over its inaction on North Korea and bilateral trade issues and is now considering possible trade actions against Beijing, three senior administration officials told Reuters.
Michael Nyqvist, 'Dragon Tattoo' Star, Dies at 56 - Hollywood Reporter Avatar
Hollywood Reporter Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:35:36 GMT
Michael Nyqvist, who starred as Mikael Blomkvist in the original Swedish The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo movie thrillers with Noomi Rapace, died Tuesday after battling lung cancer, his family said. He was 56. "Michael's joy and passion were infectious ...
Gators sweep Tigers in College World Series finals - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:45:54 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. -- Maybe this wasn't Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan's best team. It is, however, his first national championship team. A year after the Gators went two games and out at the College World Series with a team seeded No. 1 and loaded with high ...
Video: Bus slams into Englishman, who gets up and carries on - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:33:19 GMT
Simon Smith was crossing a street in Reading, England, shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday morning and had just stepped onto the pavement when a double-decker bus sped around a corner, careening in his direction. Just as Smith turned his head, the purple bus ...
Pretty Little Liars Series Finale Recap: Two Can Keep a Secret - Vulture Avatar
Vulture Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:15:36 GMT
Ashley Benson as Spencer, Shay Mitchell as Emily, Troian Bellisario as Spencer, Sasha Pieterse as Alison, Lucy Hale as Aria. Photo: Eric McCandless/Freeform. Pretty Little Liars. Till Death Do Us Part Season 7 Episode 20. Editor's Rating 3 stars. Prev ...
Facebook easily coasted to 2 billion users, but the joy ride may be coming to an end - Business Insider Avatar
Business Insider Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:06:27 GMT
Mark Zuckerberg Aquila CEO Mark Zuckerberg holding a model wing for Facebook's internet-beaming mark Zuckerberg Aquila drone. Facebook. FB Facebook Rg-A. 150.58 -3.01 (-2.00 %). Disclaimer Get real-time FB charts here ». In a way, getting to 2 ...
Justices Revive Suit Against US Agent Who Fatally Shot Mexican Teenager - The National Law Journal (registration) Avatar
The National Law Journal (registration) Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:10:11 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived a Mexican family's attempt to hold a U.S. Border Patrol officer liable for the shooting death of their unarmed teenage son on foreign soil, and ordered reargument next term in two unrelated immigration cases.and more »
'Homecoming' director Jon Watts knows how Spider-Man feels - CNET Avatar
CNET Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:01:00 GMT
"Spider-Man: Homecoming" involves a young man taking on great power and great responsibility. But we're not talking about Peter Parker becoming Spider-Man -- we're talking about director Jon Watts, whose big-budget Marvel debut is only his third ...and more »
Why Investors Shy Away From Saudi Arabia - Bloomberg Avatar
Bloomberg Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:00:17 GMT
Falling oil prices and a region mired in conflict have made a new economic model more urgent than ever. by. Robin M. Mills. @robinenergy More stories by Robin M. Mills. Tue Jun 27 2017 20:00:07 GMT-0700 (PDT). Not quite Dubai. Photographer: Hassan ...
Jeremy Corbyn Will Force A Vote To End Cuts To Emergency Services - BuzzFeed News Avatar
BuzzFeed News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:43:03 GMT
The Labour leader will say in the wake of disasters like the Grenfell tragedy public workers, like firefighters, "deserve" a pay rise. Posted on June 28, 2017, at 12:42 a.m.. Rose Troup Buchanan. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Share On facebook Share · Share ...
Mattis: US arms for Syrian Kurds will continue after Raqqa - St. Augustine Record Avatar
St. Augustine Record Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:06:00 GMT
MUNICH — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that America will continue to provide weapons to Syrian Kurdish fighters after the battle to oust Islamic State militants from Raqqa, Syria, is over. Describing American reassurances to Turkey ...