Things just went from bad to worse for Devin Nunes and the White House - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:49:51 GMT
Devin Nunes has some explaining to do. The New York Times just reported that two White House officials helped provide Nunes with information that President Trump and his associates had been swept up in legal surveillance, just before Nunes briefed ...
North Carolina lawmakers vote to repeal law restricting bathroom use for transgender people - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:53:39 GMT
In a sweeping reversal, North Carolina lawmakers voted Thursday to repeal and replace a costly and highly criticized law that restricts which public restrooms transgender people can use, backing down in the face of mounting economic pressure.
Trump: 'We must fight' hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:46:06 GMT
President Trump effectively declared war Thursday on the House Freedom Caucus, the powerful group of hard-line conservative Republicans who blocked the health-care bill, vowing to “fight them” in the 2018 midterm elections. In a morning tweet, Trump ...
Putin on US election hack charge: 'Read my lips: No' - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:45:44 GMT
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday emphatically denied allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election and said Moscow would maintain hopes of improving relations while waiting for political infighting in Washington to stop.
White House staff shake-up comes in wake of health care debacle - CNN Avatar
CNN Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:47:58 GMT
(CNN) President Donald Trump on Thursday shook up his senior West Wing staff, days after his administration faced its first major legislative setback in failing to pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Katie Walsh, the White House's deputy chief ...
Ivanka Trump, Shifting Plans, Will Become a Federal Employee - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:44:00 GMT
Ivanka Trump during a meeting with female small-business owners at the White House on Monday. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. Ivanka Trump, the elder daughter of President Trump, is becoming an official government employee, joining her ...
Mike Pence Never Goes Near Alcohol Without Wife Karen—and Other Revelations About America's Second Lady - PEOPLE.com Avatar
PEOPLE.com Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:38:24 GMT
Vice President Mike Pence's position on women's issues— as governor of Indiana, he signed one of the nation's toughest anti-abortion laws and, in Congress, he led the charge to strip Planned Parenthood of its federal funding for non-abortion-related ...
Vladimir Putin, Brexit, Kim Jong-nam: Your Morning Briefing - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:30:31 GMT
U.S. officials said that China had pushed for the more relaxed atmosphere, a backdrop that offers a sharp contrast to a tense bilateral relationship. Today in Mountain View, CAUpdate Location. Partly sunny and increasingly windy. 56°F 64° 48°. Tomorrow ...
Pence breaks tie on debate for Planned Parenthood measure - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:48:58 GMT
Senate Republicans were forced to call on Vice President Pence to advance an antiabortion measure Thursday, marking the second time they've cast a help line to the new administration to pass legislation. Pence delivered the tiebreaking vote to start ...
Former South Korean president Park arrested in corruption probe - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:09:47 GMT
TOKYO – Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was arrested early Friday so she could be questioned further over the corruption scandal that forced her from office just three weeks before. Prosecutors had asked for a warrant to detain Park, citing ...
Clues emerge in aftermath of deadly Texas church bus crash - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:42:18 GMT
The head-on crash that killed 13 people on a church bus in Texas apparently unfolded after an oncoming pickup truck veered across the center line Wednesday, an investigator revealed. Meanwhile, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels ...
Why didn't Samsung upgrade the main camera on the S8? - The Verge Avatar
The Verge Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:37:57 GMT
Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are full of new stuff: a new display that stretches across more of the phone than ever, a new processor, a new digital assistant. One thing that isn't really new, however, is the camera on the back of the phone ...
Daily Caller Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:44:07 GMT
Former President George W. Bush had five hilarious choice words to describe President Donald Trump's speech on Inauguration Day 2017: “That was some weird shit.” The scene for the speech was already interesting, given that former Secretary of State ...and more »
A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:49:05 GMT
HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson held a hearing Wednesday on ...
Venezuela Opposition Cries Foul After Court Takeover Of Congress - Huffington Post Avatar
Huffington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:01:58 GMT
Venezuelan opposition leaders accused President Nicolas Maduro of being a “dictator” and perpetrating a “coup” on Thursday after the pro-government Supreme Court took over the functions of Congress. Amid international anxiety, Peru's conservative ...
SpaceX Launch Feels Familiar for Part of the Falcon 9 Rocket - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:10:04 GMT
A Falcon 9 rocket awaiting launch at the Kennedy Space Center. The first stage of the rocket flew last year, then landed on a floating platform. It was refurbished and will now fly a second time. Credit SpaceX. SpaceX will try to do something on ...
Everything You Need To Know About The 'Destiny 2' Reveal - Forbes Avatar
Forbes Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:57:00 GMT
Destiny 2 has finally, officially been revealed following an excellent teaser trailer earlier this week. In today's reveal trailer Cayde-6 returns alongside Commander Zavala to give us some helpful background on the sequel's premise. Once again, Nathan ...
This Poor Shark Got Swept Up In A Storm And Ended Up In The Middle Of A Street - BuzzFeed News Avatar
BuzzFeed News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:39:11 GMT
1. A nearly 5-foot long bull shark washed up onto a road in Australia following a storm and got stuck in a puddle. A nearly 5-foot long bull shark washed up onto a road in Australia following. View this image › · Twitter: @QldFES. ID: 10802260 ...
US Aims for Nafta Provision to Reinstate Tariffs - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:43:49 GMT
A Ford F-150 cab being welded at a plant in Dearborn, Mich. With a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Trump administration wants to protect American industries in the event of a flood of imports. Credit Paul Sancya/Associated ...
McDonald's just announced one of its biggest menu changes in years - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:25:22 GMT
McDonald's announced a major change to the Quarter Pounder today: By next year, it will contain fresh -- rather than frozen -- beef patties. The announcement comes after a year of pilot tests at locations in Dallas and Tulsa. The switch to fresh meat ...
Game of Thrones's Official Season 7 Trailer Is Finally Here - E! Online Avatar
E! Online Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:35:59 GMT
HBO just released a new trailer for the highly-anticipated seventh season of the hit series and it features three of our favorite characters doing, well, a lot of walking. The clip highlights three of the leaders gearing up to do some major battle for ...
China's Xi to meet Trump in Mar-a-Lago on April 6-7 - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:31:07 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time on April 6-7 at Trump's Florida resort, China's Foreign Ministry announced Thursday, amid a range of pressing issues including trade, North Korea and ...
Merkel's political allies vow united front on Brexit - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:02:53 GMT
ST JULIAN'S, Malta Pro-European allies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday set out a firm line on Britain's exit negotiations, including an exit bill for London among the main priorities of the EU's overall stance. With control of the main ...
American Airlines pilot dies after medical episode before landing - CBS News Avatar
CBS News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:13:00 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- An American Airlines co-pilot died after having a medical episode just before landing in Albuquerque. The Albuquerque Journal reports that the captain declared a medical emergency on Flight 1353 a couple of minutes before ...
Tillerson Asserts 'Difficult Choices' Are Ahead For US And Turkey - NPR Avatar
NPR Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:08:00 GMT
During his first trip to Turkey as secretary of state, Rex Tillerson said the U.S. and its NATO ally were struggling with "difficult choices" on a strategy to defeat the Islamic State in Syria. The U.S. has been trying to balance its reliance on Turkey ...
Joss Whedon will write and direct a Batgirl movie about Barbara Gordon - EW.com Avatar
EW.com Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:21:13 GMT
Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon will be writing, directing, and producing a big-screen Batgirl film, telling the solo story of the female super heroine. The big question: which Batgirl? There have been many women behind the cowl. Sources ...
'Frozen' producer reveals different ending, evil Elsa character - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:43:49 GMT
The hit film “Frozen,” the highest-grossing animated movie of all time, originally had an entirely different story. Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, in the 2013 hit "Frozen." (Disney). Producer Peter Del Vecho told Entertainment Weekly that Elsa was ...
Trump approves plan to ramp up Somalia anti-terror campaign - CNN Avatar
CNN Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:03:03 GMT
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump has approved stepping up counterterrorism strikes in Somalia, according to two US defense officials. The White House is granting more authority to the military's head of Africa Command to wage a campaign ...
Twitter stops counting @ Replies towards its 140 characters on web and mobile - TechCrunch Avatar
TechCrunch Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:01:13 GMT
Nearly a year ago, Twitter announced it would begin distancing itself from the requirement that all tweets could only contain 140 characters by no longer counting some things – like media attachments or @ replies towards the character count. However ...
Hollywood Flashback: In 1998, Scarlett Johansson Was 'Horse Whisperer's' Tomboy Teen - Hollywood Reporter Avatar
Hollywood Reporter Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:01:12 GMT
The 'Ghost in the Shell' actress, who landed her breakout role at 13, "brought a heartache to the part that seemed to come from experience beyond her years," says co-writer Richard LaGravanese. The word "whisperer" is slapped on to obstreperous ...