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An American Journalist Is Facing A Felony Trial This Week -- In The United States
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:29:01 -0500

An American Journalist Is Facing A Felony Trial This Week -- In The United StatesEditor’s note: Taking a cue from Slate, this article describes an American news story — the virtually unprecedented prosecution of nearly 200 protesters on felony charges — using language the American media typically reserves for news stories written about more repressive countries.


Healthcare Mandate or Not, Blunt Says Tax Bill Will 'Pass the Senate'
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:55:29 -0500

Healthcare Mandate or Not, Blunt Says Tax Bill Will 'Pass the Senate'In an exclusive interview with Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri (R), Andrea Mitchell asks about the odds that the Senate will pass the tax bill, now that healthcare has been added to the discussion.


Nine-year-old boy with cancer dies after last wish was Christmas cards
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:03:38 -0500

Nine-year-old boy with cancer dies after last wish was Christmas cardsA nine-year-old boy with cancer died after his wish for an early Christmas celebration was fulfilled. Jacob Thompson's family announced that the young boy died at the Maine Medical Center in Portland on Sunday. Last month, Jacob said his last wish was to receive Christmas cards to celebrate his last holiday, and his story quickly went viral.


Alabama Media Group Rejects Cease-And-Desist Order From Roy Moore — With A Warning
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:32:39 -0500

Alabama Media Group Rejects Cease-And-Desist Order From Roy Moore — With A WarningThe Alabama Media Group has flatly rejected a demand from Roy Moore’s attorneys to “cease and desist” reporting about accusations of sexual misconduct against the Republican Senate candidate.


Former Texas Cheerleader Killed When Driver Crashed Into Her Car While Using Breathalyzer: Cops
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:51:08 -0500

Former Texas Cheerleader Killed When Driver Crashed Into Her Car While Using Breathalyzer: CopsAfter teen was killed in a car crash in Arlington, Texas, police are investigating the other driver, who was using a court-ordered breathalyzing device


33 Hearty Soups That'll Feed A Hungry Crowd
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:19:05 -0500

33 Hearty Soups That'll Feed A Hungry Crowd


Satellite calls yield no clues on missing Argentine submarine
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:19:06 -0500

Satellite calls yield no clues on missing Argentine submarineBy Walter Bianchi MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - A storm on Sunday complicated efforts to find an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members, while satellite calls thought to come from the vessel did not help searchers identify the vessel's location. The defense ministry has said the ARA San Juan appeared to try to make contact through seven failed satellite calls on Saturday between late morning and early afternoon. The vessel was 432 km (268 miles) off Argentina's coast when its location was last known early on Wednesday.


Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were Ignored
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:02:53 -0500

Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were IgnoredA World War II veteran’s last breaths were among nurses who were secretly filmed laughing and failing to adequately perform CPR or call for help in a timely fashion, a disturbing video shows.


Mom goes to prison after son, 7, dies from strep throat because she didn't take him to the doctor
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:31:07 -0500

Mom goes to prison after son, 7, dies from strep throat because she didn't take him to the doctorA Canadian woman found guilty of her 7-year-old son's death after failing to seek medical treatment for his severe strep infection has been sentenced to prison for three years.


Russia probe: Donald Trump supporter says he would believe US President over Jesus
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:45:00 -0500

Russia probe: Donald Trump supporter says he would believe US President over JesusA Donald Trump voter has said he would believe the US president over Jesus Christ, amid the Russia collusion claims, even if the Messiah “got off the cross” and said the allegations were true. Pest control company owner Mark Lee threw his support behind the White House chief, whom he said stood up for the “little guy”, as he took part as a panellist in a CNN debate on the matter. Mr Trump has been fighting off claims that officials in his election campaign had reached out to Moscow to dig up “dirt” on Hillary Clinton, his then rival last year for the Oval Office job.


Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:01:02 -0500

Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster ReliefThousands gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to demand the federal government increase its commitment to disaster relief on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Participants met in front of the U.S. Capitol in the morning before marching to the Lincoln Memorial, where speakers delivered remarks amid a sea of Puerto Rican flags. Lin-Manuel Miranda, whose parents were both born in Puerto Rico, called on federal agencies to increase their aid and security to the more than 3.4 million Puerto Rico residents affected.


Priceline.com giving away over $1 million in Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:09:21 -0500

Priceline.com giving away over $1 million in Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel dealsThanksgiving travel can be just as stressful as it can be exciting.


'Trump Bros' Get The Goods From McKinnon's Assange On 'SNL'
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:02:28 -0500

'Trump Bros' Get The Goods From McKinnon's Assange On 'SNL'It’s double Trump trouble in a London underground parking garage when the president’s sons meet up with Kate McKinnon’s Julian Assange for an episode of “The Mueller Files” on the cold open of “Saturday Night Live.”


Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:02 -0500

Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll findsThe previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It’s a finding that experts said might be driven by the popularity of first-person shooter video games such as Call of Duty and the increasing prominence of military-style guns in the consumer market.


Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, little action
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:14:09 -0500

Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, little actionCAIRO (AP) — In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo Sunday delivered a tirade of criticism against Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, saying Tehran was destabilizing the region.


U.S. marine accused of drunk driving after Japanese man dies in crash
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:32:14 -0500

U.S. marine accused of drunk driving after Japanese man dies in crashA Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was likely to stoke resentment over the U.S. military presence on the southern island of Okinawa. In response to the Sunday's fatal accident, U.S. forces in Japan banned, until further notice, all personnel in the country from drinking of alcohol. "The Defence and Foreign Ministries have lodged a stern representation to the U.S. forces in Japan and the U.S. embassy in Japan, asking for the enforcement of discipline, prevention of recurrence and sincere response to the bereaved," Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a regular news conference on Monday.


Charlie Rose Accused Of Sexually Harassing And Groping Women
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:04:38 -0500

Charlie Rose Accused Of Sexually Harassing And Groping WomenTalk show host Charlie Rose has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women, The Washington Post reported Monday.


Mexico-US border: Tearful reunions and a wedding
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:46:42 -0500

Mexico-US border: Tearful reunions and a weddingOn November 18th, border patrol guards opened a gate along the U.S.-Mexico border to allow selected families to reunite as a part of  'Opening the Door of Hope'.


Donald Trump is losing his base support, new poll finds
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:36:00 -0500

Donald Trump is losing his base support, new poll findsDonald Trump is losing grip of his party’s support as he returns from his first Presidential tour of Asia, a new poll has found. The latest survey from Lucid found that 71.85 per cent of Republicans approve of Mr Trump as President, a drop of more than 3 per cent from the previous week at 75.21 per cent. The same survey found the President’s approval rating to be just 35 per cent.


The New York Times Has Suspended Glenn Thrush Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:09:26 -0500

The New York Times Has Suspended Glenn Thrush Amid Sexual Misconduct ClaimsAn explosive Vox report published Monday revealed that New York Times White House correspondent Glenn Thrush has been suspended after being accused of acting inappropriately with several women.



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