WSJ: Trump clings to wiretap claim ‘like a drunk to an empty gin bottle,’ damaging his credibility
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:30:17 -0400
“If President Trump announces that North Korea launched a missile that landed within 100 miles of Hawaii, would most Americans believe him?” the WSJ wrote.
London Terror Attack: At Least 5 Killed, 40 Injured Outside Parliament
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:31:49 -0400
An attacker plowed through pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before stabbing and killing a police officer outside Parliament in London on Wednesday.
Lawrence: Trump, Ryan, Nunes in Over Their Heads
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:02:57 -0400
House Intel Chair Devin Nunes broke tradition and precedent by delivering news to the president that some Trump transition messages were collected by U.S. intel. Democrats and Republicans called Nunes’ actions partisan and damaging.
As Gorsuch is testifying, Supreme Court undermines his decision in school disabilities case
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:13:57 -0400
Senate Democrats seized on a Supreme Court ruling handed down Wednesday morning — less than an hour into the third day of the confirmation hearing for nominee Neil Gorsuch — to question the judgment of President Trump’s choice to fill the empty seat on the high court. The unanimous decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District expanded the obligations of public-school districts to provide an adequate education to disabled students under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts rejected a standard that Gorsuch had used to decide a similar case in 2008, Thompson School District v. Luke P.
4 Killed Including A Police Officer In Wisconsin
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:32:24 -0400
Police confirmed that the suspect was taken into custody. However, they did not release the names of the people involved and killed during the shootings in Wisconsin.
Apple unveils red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:14:04 -0400
Apple introduces this special edition as part of their red campaign, which contributes to the global fund to fight AIDS.
Hot air balloons over Turkey's Cappadocia
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:16:00 -0400
Since 1988, hot air balloons have filled the skies over the historic Cappadocia region in Nevsehir, Turkey, contributing to the region’s tourism industry. Cappadocia is a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its chimney rocks, hot air balloon trips, underground cities and boutique hotels carved into rocks.
Police investigating Dakota pipeline vandalism
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:52:54 -0400
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office was alerted on Friday to a small crack near a valve site on a stretch of the pipeline outside Canton, South Dakota, 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Sioux Falls, Lincoln County Chief Deputy Chad Brown said by telephone. The state Department of Criminal Investigations was investigating the incident as an act of "felony vandalism," said Sara Rabern, a spokeswoman for the state's attorney general.
911 call: Mom tried to resuscitate unresponsive twin babies
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:33:54 -0400
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — The mother of twin baby girls who were found dead in an apartment can be heard screaming on a 911 call that they "are not breathing and both are purple."
White House all in before crucial health care vote: 'There is no Plan B'
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:05:51 -0400
On what could be the eve of a crucial health care vote and with the reported numbers still seemingly unfavorable, the White House remained confident that the American Health Care Act would pass the House on Thursday. “Piece by piece, member by member, we’re getting there, and we’re getting much closer,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday of gathering the votes necessary to repeal Obamacare. The White House team did have some success on Wednesday, flipping Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., to a “yes” vote after assuring him that they supported his proposed amendment, which would deny health care credits to undocumented immigrants.