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Susan Collins Criticizes Obamacare Repeal Bill, Hints Strongly At A 'No' Vote
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:41:18 -0400

Susan Collins Criticizes Obamacare Repeal Bill, Hints Strongly At A 'No' VoteA bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act suffered another blow on Sunday when Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) reiterated her criticism of the proposal and said she was likely to vote no.


Pelosi: Trump Agreed With Democrats on Essence of the 'Dream Act'
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:42:14 -0400

Pelosi: Trump Agreed With Democrats on Essence of the 'Dream Act'In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that she trusts the president to honor an agreement that protects so-called "dreamers."


Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:01:23 -0400

Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'When Professor Reb Beatty of Maryland’s Anne Arundel Community College arrived at his accounting class to administer a test last week, he hardly could have imagined that he’d be the one getting outsmarted. In a Sept. 20 Facebook post that’s since gone viral, Beatty explained that he’d told his students that they were allowed to bring in a “3x5” cheat sheet to use during the test. Beatty, however, failed to specify the unit of measurement he was referring to.


'Hallelujah.' Family of Holly Bobo Thanks God After Guilty Verdict in Murder Case
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:11:44 -0400

'Hallelujah.' Family of Holly Bobo Thanks God After Guilty Verdict in Murder Case"She's waiting on the other side"


Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports Figures
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:03:01 -0400

Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports FiguresSaturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longer welcome to make the customary visit to celebrate the team’s NBA championship.


Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ‘Middle Skills’ Gap
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:16:56 -0400

Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ‘Middle Skills’ GapCompanies like Toyota, Boeing, General Motors and Dow Chemical are all starting or expanding specialized job training programs to bridge the gap in technical skills for "middle skills jobs."


Red faces as Russia's Kalashnikov monument shows Nazi gun
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:48:25 -0400

Red faces as Russia's Kalashnikov monument shows Nazi gunWorkers in Moscow have erased the illustration of a gun from a freshly-inaugurated monument of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after it was found that the drawing was of a Nazi weapon. The sculptor, Salavat Shtsherbakoff, has acknowledged his mistake," the state-supported Russian Military History Society, which backed the monument, told TASS news agency Friday. The erroneous drawing was of an StG44 -- for Sturmgewehr (Storm Rifle), a name reputedly conferred by Hitler himself.


Marriott refuses to cancel conference booking by anti-Muslim hate group
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:50:41 -0400

Marriott refuses to cancel conference booking by anti-Muslim hate groupThe Marriot hotel group are refusing to cancel an event organised by one of the largest anti-Muslim groups in America. ACT for America was launched as a response to the 9/11 attacks and it has been accused of existing “to advance anti-Muslim legislation and spread hate speech,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. The group, which claims to have 750,000 members and 1,000 volunteer groups, is holding its national two-day conference on 2 October in Arlington, Virginia, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway hotel.


Melania Trump dazzles in Dior suit for meeting with Prince Harry
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:44:00 -0400

Melania Trump dazzles in Dior suit for meeting with Prince HarryPrince Harry and Melania Trump finally met ahead of the opening ceremony for this year's Invictus Games on Saturday.


Ted Cruz Says He's Leaning No On The New Obamacare Repeal Bill
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:40:50 -0400

Ted Cruz Says He's Leaning No On The New Obamacare Repeal BillSen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says that he and a fellow conservative senator are inclined to oppose a new bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, making it even less likely that Senate Republican leaders will find the votes to get the proposal through the chamber.


Is Now the Time to Launch a Preemptive Military Strike on North Korea?
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:57:00 -0400

Is Now the Time to Launch a Preemptive Military Strike on North Korea?Polls indicate that a majority of the American population is supportive of military action against North Korea. As tensions with North Korea rise to dangerous levels, there are voices in the Congress starting to call for a preemptive military strike on the regime in Pyongyang. Indeed, polls indicate that a majority of the American population is supportive of military action against North Korea.


Kris Jenner Speaks Out for the First Time Since Kylie’s Pregnancy News
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:55:22 -0400

Kris Jenner Speaks Out for the First Time Since Kylie’s Pregnancy NewsThe internet may be going crazy over news that Kylie Jenner is pregnant with her first child, but mom Kris Jenner and sister Kendall Jenner certainly stayed calm while leaving the Versace fashion show in Milan, Italy Friday


Dog Hoards Money So She Can Pay For Treats Herself
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:06:20 -0400

Dog Hoards Money So She Can Pay For Treats HerselfHolly the dog doesn’t beg for treats — she pays for them.


Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:26:53 -0400

Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitationBy Barbara Goldberg and Joel Schectman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and the sports world engaged in an intensifying spat on Saturday after he called for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem and disinvited a National Basketball Association star from a White House visit. Responding to Trump's attacks on football players who protested during the national anthem, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Saturday that Trump's statements revealed “unfortunate lack of respect” for the NFL and its players.


Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:28:54 -0400

Puerto Rico after Hurricane MariaPeople across Puerto Rico struggled to dig out from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria.


Marc Cuban: Trump Must 'Be Able to Take the Blowback' When He Attacks Athletes
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:13:28 -0400

Marc Cuban: Trump Must 'Be Able to Take the Blowback' When He Attacks AthletesDallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban tells Meet the Press that the president's attacks on athletes open the door for sports stars to criticize him.


Saudi Arabia marks national day with fireworks, concerts
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:36:35 -0400

Saudi Arabia marks national day with fireworks, concertsWith iconic buildings bathed in green light and planned cultural shows, concerts and fireworks, Saudi Arabia geared up to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the kingdom on Saturday. Car stereos blared patriotic songs as citizens began racing through the streets of the capital Riyadh at midnight in cars bedecked with the national flag to mark the annual event in the kingdom, founded in the 1930s. The national day celebration coincides with a crucial time for Saudi Arabia, which is in a battle for regional influence with arch-rival Iran, bogged down in a controversial military intervention in neighbouring Yemen and at loggerheads with fellow US Gulf ally Qatar.


The Radioactive Puppies Of Chernobyl Are Finally Getting The Help They Need
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:21:07 -0400

The Radioactive Puppies Of Chernobyl Are Finally Getting The Help They NeedA viral video this week sheds light on a heart-rending situation: The radioactive puppies and dogs of Chernobyl.


These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 Election
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:00:34 -0400

These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 ElectionThe Department of Homeland Security told told election officials in 21 states on Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems in the 2016 election.


Everything We Learned From Russia's Massive Zapad Military Exercise
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:04:00 -0400

Everything We Learned From Russia's Massive Zapad Military ExerciseNicholas J. Myers



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