Trump claims that health care deal is ‘easy’ despite earlier implosion
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:30:28 -0400
Four days after blaming Democrats for the failure of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Trump said he expects lawmakers will easily be able to reach a deal on health care.
Could House Intel Chairman Nunes Be Subject to Investigation?
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:21:00 -0400
After mentioning that he viewed FISA warrants, House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes may have breached a House ethics rule, leaving him open to investigation and a former CIA analyst gives White House staff step-by-step instructions on how to check who ...
Green groups denounce Trump’s ‘all-out assault’ on climate regulations
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:28:30 -0400
President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday afternoon, following through on his campaign promise to roll back Obama-era environmental protections intended to combat climate change. The Trump administration’s “Energy Independence” order essentially begins the process of dismantling the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which limits greenhouse gas emissions from coal-burning power plants. It was former President Barack Obama’s signature legislation for restricting the carbon emissions that contribute to global warming.
'Angel of Death' serial killer dies after attack in prison
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:37:36 -0400
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky died Thursday, two days after investigators said he was attacked in prison, Ohio's prisons department said.
China says 'no such thing' as man-made islands in South China Sea
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:16:15 -0400
There was "no such thing" as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes. China, which claims most of the resource-rich region, has carried out land reclamation and construction on several islands in the Spratly archipelago, parts of which are also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. "Most of the building is for civilian purposes, including necessary defensive facilities." The South China Sea is generally stable at present, but some countries outside the region are anxious about this and want to hype things up and create tensions, Wu said, using terminology that normally refers to the United States.
Eyewitnesses describe deadly airstrike in Iraqi neighborhood
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:33:42 -0400
MOSUL — In the West Emergency Hospital in Irbil, 30-year-old Lina described the sound and the smell after an airstrike hit a house in the west Mosul neighborhood of Jadida. Lina’s voice shook as she described the events to Yahoo News.
Photos of the day - March 28, 2017
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:42:20 -0400
An Indian girl wearing a traditional clothe takes part in the procession to celebrate the Gudi Padwa, Maharashtrian’s New Year in Mumbai, India; Dust and smoke billows out from a residential house which was blown up during a gunfight between militants and Indian soldiers in Durbagh village of Chadoora, 15 km from Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir; and, Tourists view cherry blossoms at Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, China.
Female Honor Student Allegedly Plotted School Shooting: Cops
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:15:00 -0400
Nichole Cevario's father told officials the teen posed a threat to student safety.
John McCain is not sorry for calling Kim Jong Un ‘fat’
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:16:50 -0400
“What, did they want me to call him a crazy skinny kid?” Sen. John McCain quipped via Twitter on Wednesday in response to a report by the Korean Central News Agency that the dignity of North Korea’s supreme leadership was hurt by McCain’s recent description of Kim Jong Un as the “crazy fat kid that’s running North Korea.” What, did they want me to call him a crazy skinny kid? https://t.co/Ym3juRfBev
Prehistoric Prints: 'Unprecedented' Dinosaur Discovery in Australia
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:31:44 -0400
A team of researchers in Australia just made an incredible discovery – and it involves some seriously massive dinosaur footprints.