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Chief of staff John Kelly offers emotional take on fallen soldier controversy
Chief of staff John Kelly offers emotional take on fallen soldier controversyWhite House Chief of Staff John Kelly painted an emotional narrative of the outreach made in the aftermath of a U.S. service member's death during Thursday's White House press briefing, a description that came on a week in which President Donald Trump ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:28:00 GMT
Senate Passes $4 Trillion Budget Bill, Paving Way for Tax Reform Effort
Senate Passes $4 Trillion Budget Bill, Paving Way for Tax Reform EffortThe Senate on Thursday passed a Republican budget bill that would pave the way to use a special procedural rule to consider tax reform later this year. The $4 trillion budget blueprint passed 51-49, with all Democrats and Republican Sen. Rand Paul of ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:24:00 GMT
Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined
Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria CombinedExposure to polluted air, water and soil caused nine million premature deaths in 2015, according to a report published Thursday in The Lancet. The causes of death vary — cancer, lung disease, heart disease. The report links them to pollution, drawing ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:30:00 GMT
Thousands Of Protesters Show Up In Florida To Drown Out Richard Spencer's Hate
Thousands Of Protesters Show Up In Florida To Drown Out Richard Spencer's HateGAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thousands of people turned out on Thursday at the University of Florida to protest an afternoon speech by a prominent white supremacist, making their message clear: Richard Spencer, and those like him, are not welcome. Well before ...read more
Source: huffingtonpost.com
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:39:00 GMT
Boy booted from Cub Scouts after tense exchange with Colorado senator over gun control, race
Boy booted from Cub Scouts after tense exchange with Colorado senator over gun control, raceAn 11-year-old Cub Scout was reportedly kicked out of the program allegedly for asking a Colorado state senator some tough questions during a meeting organized by the Boy Scouts of America. Ames Mayfield was booted last week following an Oct. 9 discussion ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:42:00 GMT
Nissan's Shutdown Is a Fender-Bender for Japan's Industrial Output
Nissan's Shutdown Is a Fender-Bender for Japan's Industrial OutputNissan’s suspension of vehicle production at six plants may ding industrial output, but it shouldn’t slow the broader economy much. "Production has been halted, so it’s likely that it’ll have at least some impact on industrial production," said ...read more
Source: Bloomberg
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:53:00 GMT
Police seized washer, dryer and other items from missing Texas girl's home
Police seized washer, dryer and other items from missing Texas girl's homeSearch warrant returns obtained by FOX 4 indicate that between Oct. 8 and Oct.13 police took DNA swabs, grass, debris and receipts from three vehicles that belong to 3-year-old Sherin Mathews’ adoptive parents. They also took a flash drive, seat belt and ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:28:00 GMT
A San Francisco slaying that Trump used in illegal immigration campaign goes to trial
A San Francisco slaying that Trump used in illegal immigration campaign goes to trialA jury has been selected for the murder trial of a Mexican man whose case set off a national debate over U.S. sanctuary cities and immigration during last year’s presidential campaign after he was accused of shooting and killing a woman on a popular San ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:11:00 GMT
Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game Ranch
Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game RanchUVALDE, Tex. — On a ranch at the southwestern edge of the Texas Hill Country, a hunting guide spotted her cooling off in the shade: an African reticulated giraffe. Such is the curious state of modern Texas ranching, that a giraffe among the oak and the ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:32:00 GMT
How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation
How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose SituationThe tech giants are too big. But so what? Hasn’t that always been the case? As the men who run Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you, a company’s size doesn’t matter here. For every lumbering Goliath, there are always one or two smarter ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:53:00 GMT
Sonoma Sheriff Battles With ICE Over Misinformation On California Wildfires
Sonoma Sheriff Battles With ICE Over Misinformation On California WildfiresAs firefighters in Northern California battle ongoing wildfires, the Sonoma County sheriff is facing a different battle: fighting misinformation about how the fires started. Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano issued a statement Thursday on Facebook ...read more
Source: huffingtonpost.com
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:31:00 GMT
FBI sex trafficking sting rescues infant, 5-year-old sister from predators
FBI sex trafficking sting rescues infant, 5-year-old sister from predatorsDENVER – An annual nationwide FBI sex trafficking sting resulted in the rescue of dozens, including an infant and her five-year-old sister. The Operation Cross Country XI stings took place in hotels, casinos, truck stops and on social media.read more
Source: USA Today
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:56:00 GMT
Man cons Chick-fil-A cashier in Georgia, walks away with cash, free food
Man cons Chick-fil-A cashier in Georgia, walks away with cash, free foodA Chick-fil-A cashier in Dalton, Ga., was scammed by a smooth-talking customer who walked away with more than $90 in cash and free Chick-fil-A, police say. According to Dalton Police Department, the suspect walked into the Chick-fil-A location at the ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:04:00 GMT
Richard Spencer speaks at University of Florida: What to know
Richard Spencer speaks at University of Florida: What to knowRichard Spencer, white nationalist and self-described leader of the alt-right movement, gave an abbreviated speech at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Thursday afternoon. In response to the event, which took place at the university’s Phillips ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:12:00 GMT