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Trump calls NFL kneeling 'disgraceful,' disrespectful to veterans
Trump calls NFL kneeling 'disgraceful,' disrespectful to veteransPresident Trump doubled down Tuesday on his criticism of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, calling the protests “disgraceful” and blatantly disrespectful to veterans who fought for flag and country. “I don’t think you can disrespect ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:45:00 GMT
Republicans scrap health bill: 'We don't have the votes'
Republicans scrap health bill: 'We don't have the votes'Republican leaders won't hold a vote this week on their Obamacare replacement plan, the Graham-Cassidy bill, after three members of the Senate said they wouldn't approve the measure. The Graham-Cassidy bill was the Republicans' latest bid to honor a years ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:30:00 GMT
The GOP's Latest Obamacare Repeal Bill Is Dead
The GOP's Latest Obamacare Repeal Bill Is DeadRepublican leaders have decided not to vote on Obamacare repeal legislation this week, effectively ending the party’s latest effort to wipe away the 2010 health care law. When, and whether, they will try again remains to be seen. But for now, a defining ...read more
Source: HuffPost
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:23:00 GMT
Trump, Rajoy commit to fighting threats to democracy
Trump, Rajoy commit to fighting threats to democracySpanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and U.S. President Donald Trump hold a joint news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2017. Last Updated Sep 26, 2017 2:59 PM EDT President Trump and Spanish Prime ...read more
Source: CBS News
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:00:00 GMT
4 college basketball coaches charged in Adidas bribe scheme
4 college basketball coaches charged in Adidas bribe schemeFederal prosecutors charged four college basketball coaches Tuesday with taking bribes to help steer high school players to deals with their Adidas-sponsored schools and later with certain sports agents and financial advisers. Auburn's Chuck Person ...read more
Source: United Press International
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:28:00 GMT
Chopper ride over Puerto Rico shows 'unprecedented disaster' after Maria
Chopper ride over Puerto Rico shows 'unprecedented disaster' after MariaThe situation is dire for the over 3 million Americans living on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, which was battered by Hurricane Maria last week. ABC News flew in a chopper today along the path that Maria took over Puerto Rico, showing the widespread ...read more
Source: Yahoo News
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:08:00 GMT
House Democrats tell Graham-Cassidy bill 'Bye Bye Bye'
House Democrats tell Graham-Cassidy bill 'Bye Bye Bye'You're probably gonna start a fight. But that won't keep the Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee from telling us how they really feel about the death of the Graham-Cassidy bill, the Senate's last-ditch attempt to overhaul Obamacare.read more
Source: USA Today
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:14:00 GMT
Legal experts split on constitutionality of bills to protect Robert Mueller in Russia probe
Legal experts split on constitutionality of bills to protect Robert Mueller in Russia probeWASHINGTON — Legal experts testifying before a Senate panel were split Tuesday on the constitutionality of bills to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Trump or his surrogates in the midst of the Russia investigation.read more
Source: USA Today
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMT
At A Gas Station With No Gas, Puerto Ricans Settle In For An Interminable Wait
At A Gas Station With No Gas, Puerto Ricans Settle In For An Interminable WaitIn a tiny sliver of shade, on a hill next to Puerto Rico's Route 65, Kiara Rodriguez de Jesus waves a a sparkly pink hand fan to keep cool. "I trust in God," she says. "Please, come the gas." Along with her family, parked in a Volvo SUV, she's been in line ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:31:00 GMT
Otto Warmbier's parents open up about son's torture by North Korea: 'They are terrorists'
Otto Warmbier's parents open up about son's torture by North Korea: 'They are terrorists'As they waited for the plane bringing him back to Ohio, Otto’s parents, Fred and Cindy, had held on to hope that with medical care in the United States, he would eventually get better. That optimism didn't last long. They instead saw the reality of ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:26:00 GMT
Canadian Economy Can Keep Humming With Higher Dollar, Morneau Says
Canadian Economy Can Keep Humming With Higher Dollar, Morneau SaysFinance Minister Bill Morneau is sanguine about his country’s hot economy, despite a rising Canadian dollar, higher interest rates and Nafta talks threatening to slow growth. Morneau, speaking from Ottawa to the Bloomberg Canadian Fixed Income conference ...read more
Source: Bloomberg
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:09:00 GMT
Dyson to Spend £1 Billion Making ‘Radical’ Electric Car
Dyson to Spend £1 Billion Making ‘Radical’ Electric CarDyson Ltd., best-known as a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, hand driers and air filters, will build an electric car by 2020, founder James Dyson said Tuesday. The company is investing one billion pounds ($1.34 billion) to develop the car, plus the same ...read more
Source: Bloomberg
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:14:00 GMT
Trump's tweets about NFL, Puerto Rico debt draw ire as island crippled by Hurricane Maria
Trump's tweets about NFL, Puerto Rico debt draw ire as island crippled by Hurricane MariaPresident Trump took a break on Monday from tweeting about the controversy over NFL player protests to talk about Puerto Rico's financial woes, but critics say the president's message is off-base as the island faces widespread devastation. In his first ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:41:00 GMT
Man killed by police in shooting caught on video was a homeless Navy veteran, mother says
Man killed by police in shooting caught on video was a homeless Navy veteran, mother saysTiffany Tabares isn’t sure what to do, so she sits quietly outside the 7-Eleven store where her 27-year-old son was fatally shot Friday morning during a confrontation with a Huntington Beach police officer. On Friday night, she slept on the sidewalk.read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:40:00 GMT