Global Media


Flake not ruling out presidential bid Flake not ruling out presidential bid
- January 20, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake cautioned that President Trump will confront an essential test or a free rival in 2020 if the Republican proceeds with his pretentious ways. But the Republicans appearing on talk shows Sunday suggested that as long as Trump is in the Oval Office, it will be hard to work across the aisle if doing so means crossing him. (more...)
Conditions in Puerto Rico are awful, and not getting better Conditions in Puerto Rico are awful, and not getting better
- January 20, 2018

A small sample on what life on the island is like: This week, a school at a school had its light turned on for the first time in 112 days. "Undisputed joy from all of us who make up ABPN". In September, Hurricane Maria virtually wiped out all power on the island. The situation would be different if the U.S. Congress approves the project that presented congressmen Bernie Sahnders and Elizabeth Warren in which they demand 146 billion dollars for the reconstruction of Puerto Rico. (more...)
U.S. lawmakers race to avoid government shutdown U.S. lawmakers race to avoid government shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Schumer told reporters afterward that progress had been made, but there's no deal yet. What has been shoe-horned into this discussion is an insistence that we deal with an illegal-immigration issue. In the House, Republicans muscled the measure through on a mostly party-line 230-197 vote after making modest concessions to chamber conservatives and defence hawks. (more...)
Trump administration appeals 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to Supreme Court Trump administration appeals 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to Supreme Court
- January 20, 2018

Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, a tribunal that Trump has denounced after past rulings in other cases. "The Supreme Court has the power to end a disgraceful chapter in American history, during which President Trump has ignored the Constitution and our fundamental values of religious freedom and fairness", said Richard Katskee, legal director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, which has participated in various lawsuits challenging the travel ban. (more...)
Modi to focus on attracting investment at WEF Davos Modi to focus on attracting investment at WEF Davos
- January 20, 2018

Modi said the discussions on Goods and Services Tax (GST) began during the first NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, but the UPA regime could not address the concerns raised by different states. When asked why the PM has chosen to go to Davos, Gokhale said, "my sense is that PM wanted things to change on the ground before speaking about them". (more...)
Anti-abortion activists rally in annual Anti-abortion activists rally in annual "March for Life" in Washington
- January 20, 2018

Mr Trump told the thousands of marchers who gathered on Washington's National Mall on Friday that "under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence and that is the right to life". He succeeded Barack Obama in the White House. Unemployment for Hispanic, at a record low in history. He gave religious and moral reasons for opposing abortion . (more...)
What do the Aziz Ansari allegations mean to you? What do the Aziz Ansari allegations mean to you?
- January 20, 2018

Ansari has said he apologized immediately after the woman told him about her discomfort during an encounter he believed to be consensual. You had an unpleasant date. Living is more risky for women than men. And more so do they want to know? Wolfe has noticed a generational divide in their reactions. It's easy to misread someone else's boundaries: To lean in for a kiss with a first date who's not feeling it or try to take a makeout session to the next level when the other person isn't ... (more...)
White House says it prepares for gov't shutdown White House says it prepares for gov't shutdown
- January 20, 2018

A divided Congress stared down a government shutdown Friday as Republicans and Democrats remain deadlocked on immigration. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., did not attend. He says: "we'd like to keep the government open". "Senator Schumer and the Democrats have been very stubborn on this immigration approach", Cotton said. (more...)
White House on 'Shithole' Comment: President Trump Isn't a 'Scripted Robot' White House on 'Shithole' Comment: President Trump Isn't a 'Scripted Robot'
- January 20, 2018

Washington had been abuzz in recent days with details from a tell-all-style book suggesting everyone in Trump's entourage questions his mental stability. Trump , who has gained three pounds since his physical in 2016, takes a drug to reduce his cholesterol, and Jackson said he may increase the dosage The doctor added that Trump does not use tobacco or alcohol, one of the reasons he is in good health generally. (more...)
US Senate's McConnell urges government funding bill to February 16 US Senate's McConnell urges government funding bill to February 16
- January 20, 2018

Keith Ellison. "We all want to get to a solution here". He said the lawmakers are "all committed to getting to yes". "Close this deal", Graham added, speaking directly to Trump. But details weren't fully discussed - McCarthy told his conference that the group continued to meet and work on the four areas laid out by President Donald Trump the week prior: DACA, border security, curtailing family-based migration and ending the diversity lottery. (more...)
Local Republicans approve House measure preventing govt shutdown Local Republicans approve House measure preventing govt shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat who along with many other senators on both sides of the aisle vented frustration over the state of play in Congress. "Its content is bipartisan; there are no provisions that any of my Democratic friends oppose", Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said. And we can give ourselves the time we need to finish ongoing negotiations on DACA, border security and the long-term needs of our military. (more...)
Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating
- January 20, 2018

A new Gallup poll testing worldwide confidence in the leaders of global powers reveals that "median approval of U.S. leadership across 134 countries and areas stands at a new low of 30 percent", down from 48 percent in 2016. "But most important the language and style coming from ( Trump ) don't match up to Canadian values". President scored a 39 percent approval rating in the new - the lowest approval rating in the survey's history for any modern president one year into his term. (more...)
Take the same cognitive test the president passed Take the same cognitive test the president passed
- January 20, 2018

The White House physician, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson , said Trump is 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 239 pounds, one pound shy of being categorized as obese. It tests attention, memory and visual skills, all of which deteriorate in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia . For context, a " normal " result is 26 out of 30. (more...)
US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms US House, Senate in scramble as government shutdown looms
- January 20, 2018

The last time there was a shutdown in 2013, 850,000 federal government workers were furloughed . For Republicans , this would be the first government shutdown ever to occur when one party controls both chambers of Congress and the White House. (more...)
Hundreds brave the cold for annual MLK day parade in Wilmington Hundreds brave the cold for annual MLK day parade in Wilmington
- January 20, 2018

Following Jabier, a panel of Rice professors, student leaders and Pretta VanDible Stallworth from the Houston Community College Board of Trustees shared their thoughts on MLK. "Invite others to 'walk with me, ' whether it's someone of a different race, religion or generation". Still, don't get the idea that King wasn't political. (more...)
There were more Russian trolls than we thought There were more Russian trolls than we thought
- January 20, 2018

And the social media company says it's emailing notifications to the 677,775 people who were exposed to the content during the election. Ahead of a series of congressional hearings previous year, Twitter initially said it had discovered 2,200 accounts tied to the Internet Research Agency , a troll army connected to the Russian government. (more...)
The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos The Omarosa Tapes: Former Trump Staffer May Have Recorded WH Convos
- January 20, 2018

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: "We should be like Canada" in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: "Sheet metal and garbage" everywhere in Haiti MORE's former aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman has landed a speaking deal with a MA firm just as her departure from the White House becomes official. (more...)
Conservatives Balk at GOP Plan to Avert Government Shutdown
- January 20, 2018

Kelly, while offering no timetable for when an agreement might be reached, gave an upbeat assessment of the state of play in the debate over legal status for immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. Meadows said he talked with Trump about the funding situation and "he does not want a shutdown". While reluctant to pass yet another short-term continuing resolution - the fourth in just months - many rank-and-file members seemed mostly resigned Wednesday to the fact that ... (more...)
A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio A Federal Shutdown's Impact On Southeast Ohio
- January 20, 2018

Democrats have also demanded increased funding for natural disaster recovery. Trump later commented on Twitter: "If there is no Wall, there is no Deal!" January 19, 2018 -Congress has until midnight to pass a budget or risk a government shutdown . (more...)
Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate Baltimore Fires Another Police Commissioner, After Record High Murder Rate
- January 20, 2018

Last year's 343 homicides were the highest on record on a per capita basis. Moreover, I have come to know him well during this past year given his leadership role in implementing the Violence Reduction Initiative and through our numerous other interactions. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 next »