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What US airlines that fly the 737 MAX 8 are doing to keep passengers safe – CNN

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Trump’s 2020 budget proposal: what’s in it, what gets cut, and what it means – Vox.com

President Donald Trump’s administration unveiled its third budget proposal Monday, cementing a vision for the United States that bolsters funding for defense and border walls, while severely cutting social programs for the nation’s poorest. The $4.7 trillion budget proposal, which encompasses everything from funding for food aid, education, and health care to national defense, seeks to slash $845 billion from Medicare — a program Trump notably promised to leave untouched…

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Brexit is an ‘unmitigated disaster’ that has damaged UK investment, former Barclays chair says – CNBC

<!– –> × SEARCH QUOTES Brexit Brexit has shattered the U.K.’s image as a place for investment, the former chairman of one of the country’s biggest banks said Monday. A second referendum on whether the U.K. should leave the EU may be inevitable, Gerald Grimstone, who served as chairman of Barclays, warned ahead of crucial Parliament votes this week on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. And he didn’t mince…

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Algeria’s Bouteflika will not seek fifth term, delays elections – Aljazeera.com

Algeria‘s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has said he will not seek a fifth term as he announced the delay of the country’s presidential polls amid mass protests against his reelection bid.  In a message carried by the official APS news agency on Monday, the 82-year-old also said the elections would follow a national conference on political and constitutional reform to be carried out by the end of 2019. “There will…

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

Tucker Carlson refuses to apologize for his misogynistic remarks – CNN

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Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

House Judiciary Dems kill amendment for Rod Rosenstein subpoena – Washington Examiner

House Judiciary Committee Democrats rejected an amendment Thursday to prepare a subpoena for Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who appointed and oversaw special counsel Robert Mueller. The amendment was proposed by Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., to be wrapped into a resolution to approve a tentative subpoena for acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker in the event that Whitaker fails to answer the panel’s questions including those surrounding his conversations with…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Thailand’s king condemns bid by sister to become PM – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Princess Ubolratana Mahidol pictured in 2010 Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn has denounced as “inappropriate” his sister’s unprecedented bid to run for prime minister in March’s election. In a palace statement, he said such an act would “defy the nation’s culture”. Princess Ubolratana Mahidol, 67, has been nominated as a candidate for a party allied to divisive former PM Thaksin Shinawatra. Such a move would break with…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Humanitarian Aid Is Blocked Amid Venezuelan Political Crisis – NPR

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Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Tax code changes leave Americans asking, ‘What happened to my refund?’ – NBCNews.com

With filing season officially under way, a growing number of taxpayers are realizing that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act might be a double-edged sword. The White House said in October 2017 that the average family “would get a $4,000 raise” when it was pushing for passage of the law. Now that the new filing season has begun, some taxpayers are finding out that the tax man giveth — but…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

U.S. officer at border shoots driver going to Mexico – NBCNews.com

NOGALES, Ariz. — A Customs and Border Protection officer shot and wounded a driver who was trying to enter Mexico at a crossing in Arizona, the agency said Friday. A CBP statement said he was wounded and taken to a hospital in Mexico. His condition and further details on the incident were not provided. CBP said it would release more information later Friday. Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino told the Arizona…

Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019

Trump’s surrender on State of the Union makes it even less likely Pelosi will give in on border wall – Washington Examiner

President Trump’s decision Thursday morning to surrender to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s demand that he wait until after the government shutdown is resolved to deliver his State of the Union speech in the House chamber is going to make it a lot less likely that Pelosi, D-Calif., gives in on the funding for a border wall. Sure, in the larger scheme of things, this childish skirmish doesn’t matter much. No…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Nancy Pelosi more popular than Trump after monthlong shutdown – Washington Examiner

If politics is just a big popularity contest, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is winning — or at least, she isn’t losing as badly as President Trump. According to a new CBS poll, Pelosi is more popular than either Trump or Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. When asked about her job performance, respondents gave Pelosi a 39 percent approval, with 50 percent disapproving. Trump received only a 36 percent approval…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Downplayed Shutdown Hardships. Dems Raged – NPR

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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Hospital says doctor accused of ordering fatal doses should have been removed faster – NBC News

The Ohio hospital where a doctor is accused of ordering fatal doses of fentanyl to near-death patients said Thursday that three patients died even after the hospital was initially notified about the physician. In addition, officials at the Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus said it had found seven more cases in which patients of Dr. William Husel were given “excessive doses of pain medication,” bringing the total number of…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Covington Catholic students: what America is missing – Vox

On Friday, students from Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School encountered a Native American elder at the March for Life in Washington, DC, and appeared to taunt him. By Tuesday, video of the incident had gone viral; longer videos, giving more context, had been released; one of the students, Nick Sandmann, had issued a detailed statement telling his side of the story; and multiple members of the media had apologized for…

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Trump, in first-ever prime time Oval Office address, laments ‘crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul’ at border – Fox News

Video Trump: Only reason government remains shutdown is because Democrats will not fund border security President Trump delivers first Oval Office address, focusing on the need for border security. President Trump used his first-ever prime time address from the Oval Office on Tuesday night to make his case for funding a southern border wall — as well as to emphasize the human cost of what he called the “growing humanitarian and…

Posted: Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Rosenstein to leave DOJ in coming weeks, sources say – Fox News

Video Rosenstein expected to exit DOJ in coming weeks as Senate gears up for Barr’s attorney general confirmation hearing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly wants to ensure a smooth transition for incoming Attorney General nominee Bill Barr; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave his role in the coming weeks, sources familiar with the matter told Fox News. Rosenstein wants to…

Posted: Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Half the 600,000 residents aided by NYC Care are undocumented immigrants – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Trump revives threats to withhold FEMA funds from California fire recovery – CNN

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Posted: Wednesday, January 09, 2019

California man charged with stealing roommate’s winning $10M lottery ticket – NBC News

A Northern California man accused of stealing and trying to cash his roommate’s $10 million-winning lottery ticket was arrested Monday. Adul Saosongyang, 35, was charged with grand theft after allegedly stealing his roommate’s winning Scratcher ticket and swapping it for a dud in December, according to the Vacaville Police Department. Adul Saosongyang was arrested after attempting to cash in his roommate’s $10 million winning lottery ticket in Vacaville, California.Vacaville Police…

Posted: Wednesday, January 09, 2019