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McCain Announces No Vote On Health Care, Effectively Killing GOP Bill

22/09/2017

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) announced Friday that he will not vote for the new Republican health-care bill, effectively killing the GOP’s last chance at passing legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare before their Sept. 30 deadline. Sponsored by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), the bill would convert ObamaCare’s subsidies and...
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Protesters Disrupt James Comey’s Howard University Convocation Speech

22/09/2017

Protesters sought to shout down former FBI Director Jim Comeys remarks at Howard Universitys convocation address Friday morning, singing and chanting nearly continuously throughout his speech. … Roughly 20 protesters seated near the back of Howards auditorium stood with raised fists and began singing We Shall not be Moved as Comey stepped to the...
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Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico Completely Without Power

21/09/2017

Puerto Rico is completely without power after Hurricane Maria made landfall early Wednesday as a dangerous Category 4 storm, the first to strike the island since 1932. Early Thursday, Maria was a Category 3 hurricane nearing the Dominican Republic. In Puerto Rico, the hurricane ripped trees from the ground and caused widespread flooding, and...
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Trump Calls Kim Jong-un “Rocketman” in Aggressive Speech at U.N. [VIDEO]

19/09/2017

President Donald Trump began his first speech to the UN Tuesday with a vow to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea’s Kim Jong-un if his regime threatens the United States, as he talked up the ‘vast military power’ of the United States. ‘Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime,’ Trump...
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Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Puerto Rico as a CAT4

18/09/2017

UPDATE: Hurricane Maria made landfall Wednesday morning as a strong Category 4 storm in southeast Puerto Rico, near the city of Yabucoa, the National Hurricane Center said. At landfall, Maria had sustained winds of 155 mph, just 2 mph short of Category 5 status. It was the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall...
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Dems To Mueller: Flynn Broke The Law On Security Forms

16/09/2017

Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn did not disclose a trip he took to arrange a $100 billion Saudi-Russia business deal in his application for security clearance, House Democrats claim in a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller. Further, Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings and New York Rep. Eliot Engel say responses from...
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North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

15/09/2017

North Korea fired another missile on Friday, its 15th test this year, according to South Korea’s military. Like its last test, on Aug. 28, the projectile flew over Japan. The Japanese government issued an alert via TV and cellphones, warning people to take shelter. Japan said the missile landed in the sea 1,200 miles...
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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends 13-Year Exploration Of Saturn

15/09/2017

On Friday, after 20 years in space and 13 years exploring Saturn, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft burned up in Saturn’s atmosphere. “We’ve had an incredible 13-year journey around Saturn, returning data like a giant firehose,” said Cassini project scientist Linda Spilker. “Almost like we’ve taken a magnifying glass to the planet and the rings.” Cassini...
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22 Hurt In Bucket Bomb Terror Attack On London Tube

15/09/2017

Police in London are conducting a major manhunt for a suspect who planted a bucket bomb on the packed District Line Tube during rush-hour Friday morning. No arrests have been made. At least 22 people were taken to local hospitals with wounds. Mayor Sadiq Khan, again summoned to address terror in his city, condemned...
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Ex-Cop Jason Stockley Found Not Guilty In Black Man’s Death

14/09/2017

A former St. Louis police officer was found not guilty Friday of murdering a black drug suspect after a high-speed car chase and crash, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Jason Stockley was charged last year with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the December 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith. The former...
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Trump: ‘No Deal Was Made Last Night On DACA’

14/09/2017

President Trump tweeted early Thursday that “no deal was made last night on DACA,” the morning after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared they reached a tentative pact with him to pursue to a legislative fix on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. In a joint statement...
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Irma Weakens To Tropical Storm Leaves Nearly 6 Million W/O Power

11/09/2017

Nearly 6 million Florida residents were without electricity Monday morning—one of the biggest outages in U.S. history—as Hurricane Irma continued its record-breaking roar northward. As of 5 a.m., the National Hurricane Center said that even though Irma had dropped to Category 1 strength, there is still a danger of “life-threatening” wind, rain, and storm...
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Thousands Gather For Anniversary Of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

11/09/2017

Monday is the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, with commemoration ceremonies scheduled at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan, the Pentagon, and in the field outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where a fourth hijacked airliner crashed into a field. Vice President Mike Pence is heading to Shanksville, Defense Secretary James...
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Mueller Wants to Question 6 WH Aides in Russia Probe

08/09/2017

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has alerted the White House that his team will probably seek to interview six top current and former advisers to President Trump who were witnesses to several episodes relevant to the investigation of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, according to people familiar with the request. Mueller’s interest...
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At Least 15 Dead After 8.1-Magnitude Quake Hits Mexico City

08/09/2017

At least 15 people are reported dead after Mexico was rocked by an 8.1-magnitude earthquake—the strongest in 100 years—that struck off the country’s southern Pacific coast just before midnight Friday. Officials issued tsunami warnings for the Chiapas coast, fearing waves as high as 9 feet, but a series of pre-dawn tweets from President Enrique...
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Florida Braces For Hurricane Irma As It Barrels Through Caribbean

08/09/2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Thursday warned residents of South Florida to be prepared for evacuation as Hurricane Irma, now a Category 4 storm, makes its way north. Irma pummeled the Turks and Caicos Islands Thursday night and early Friday with sustained winds of up to 155 miles per hour after raking the...
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Trump Gets Rolled by Pelosi and Schumer: Debt Ceiling & Harvey Aid

07/09/2017

Democratic congressional leaders announced Wednesday that they had reached a deal with President Trump in an Oval Office meeting to pass hurricane relief funding this week, along with measures to push off pressing fiscal deadlines to December — over the apparent objections of Republican leaders. “In the meeting, the President and Congressional leadership agreed...
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Obama calls out Trump for “cruel” & “self-defeating” decision to end DACA

05/09/2017

Immigration can be a controversial topic. We all want safe, secure borders and a dynamic economy, and people of goodwill can have legitimate disagreements about how to fix our immigration system so that everybody plays by the rules. But that’s not what the action that the White House took today is about. This is...
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Hurricane Irma Nears Category 5, Florida and Puerto Rico Prepare

05/09/2017

The National Hurricane Center warned of an “increasing chance” Hurricane Irma will affect the U.S. East Coast, as the intensifying Category 4 storm prompted emergency preparations in Florida and Puerto Rico. As of Tuesday morning, Irma was 320 miles east of the Leeward Islands with winds clocking 150 mph—just 7 mph away from reaching...
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Trump to End DACA Dreamers Immigration Policy

04/09/2017

TRUMP EXPECTED TO SUNSET DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Donald Trump is expected to scrap the “Dreamers” programme introduced by Barack Obama, which protects undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme, known as DACA, prevents nearly 800,000 men and women from being deported and...
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Report: Trump Calls Bannon, Other Outside Advisers When Kelly Isn’t Around

01/09/2017

President Donald Trump reportedly calls outside advisers from his personal cellphone when Chief of Staff John Kelly isn’t around. According to The Washington Post, the outside advisers include former chief strategist Stephen Bannon. Before Kelly’s arrival, the Post reports, Trump’s friends would be able to call the White House and be transferred directly to...
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Report: Trump To Request $6 Billion In Emergency Harvey Funding

01/09/2017

President Trump reportedly plans to request about $6 billion in emergency funding on Friday to deal with the fallout in flood-ravaged Texas. Two administration officials cited by Bloomberg late Thursday said the president is also considering tying the funding request to a measure increasing the U.S. debt limit in a bid to prevent a...
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Lobbyist Who Met With Trump Jr. Testified To Mueller Grand Jury

31/08/2017

The Russian lobbyist who attended a meeting with top Trump campaign aides last year has testified to a grand jury as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling, the Financial Times reports. The lobbyist, Rinat Akhmetshin, was part of a meeting that included Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, and Jared...
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Trump Voter Focus Group In Pittsburgh Highlights Disappointment

31/08/2017

At a focus group in Pittsburgh, 12 Trump voters expressed disappointment in the president as part of a project for Emory University in Atlanta to probe voter attitudes on major issues. With each crisis of the young Trump administration, reporters and pollsters have documented the steady support he continues to get from his most...
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At Least 20 Dead, 13,000 Rescued In Texas As Harvey Lands In Louisiana

30/08/2017

Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall again Wednesday morning, this time near Cameron, Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center said, bringing more rainfall to Louisiana after causing unprecedented flooding in Texas. Two new deaths were confirmed in Houston on Wednesday morning, raising the official storm death toll to 20, Texas officials said. In Houston, the main...
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North Korea: Missile Test Was ‘Prelude’ to Strike Against Guam

30/08/2017

North Korea says the missile launch it carried out Tuesday was meant as a “prelude” to military operations against the U.S. territory of Guam. Shortly after the United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting over the latest missile launch, Pyongyang’s state media Wednesday described the launch as “the first step of the military...
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FEMA Predicts 30,000 Texans Will Need Shelter In Harvey Aftermath

28/08/2017

At a news conference Monday morning, FEMA Administrator Brock Long said that Tropical Storm Harvey will likely drive at least 30,000 people to temporary shelters as record floodwaters inundate Houston and a widening area of Texas. “This disaster’s going to be a landmark event,” Long said. More than 30 inches of rain have fallen...
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Trump Asked AG Jeff Sessions To Drop Joe Arpaio Case

28/08/2017

President Donald Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions this spring about dropping the federal case against former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio but was “advised that would be inappropriate,” The Washington Post reported Saturday. Trump then decided to let the case, on charges of contempt of court for refusing to stop his crackdown on illegal...
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Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio

25/08/2017

Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio before leaving for Camp David Today. The former Arizona sheriff whose aggressive efforts to hunt down and detain undocumented immigrants made him a national symbol of the divisive politics of immigration and earned him a criminal contempt conviction. Click Here To Watch
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Potentially ‘Catastrophic’ Harvey Now Category 4 Hurricane

25/08/2017

UPDATE: Potentially ‘Catastrophic’ Harvey Now Major Category 4 Hurricane A South Texas children’s hospital has begun airlifting its sickest infants out of the path of Hurricane Harvey and several counties have ordered mandatory evacuations amid fears the “life-threatening” storm due to hit Friday as a Category 3 will wreak devastation. CLICK HERE TO WATCH...
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