Trump calls out Freedom Caucus members in tweetstorm - CNN Avatar
CNN Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:56:42 GMT
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump has gone public with his war against the House Freedom Caucus, pushing into full view growing frustration shared by House Speaker Paul Ryan less than a week after the GOP health care bill crashed amid ...
Obama administration under scrutiny for its response to Russia's meddling - CNN Avatar
CNN Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:14:41 GMT
Washington (CNN) When President Donald Trump's aides asked the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday to look into the potential mishandling of classified information by the previous White House, it was the latest example of the Obama administration ...
Report: Michael Flynn Asked For Immunity In Exchange For Testifying On Trump's Russia Ties - Huffington Post Avatar
Huffington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:05:26 GMT
According to the report, Flynn made the offer to the FBI, the House intelligence committee and the Senate intelligence committee. All three entities are currently investigating whether Trump's associates had contact with Russian officials during the ...
Pence breaks tie to allow states to strip family-planning dollars from abortion providers - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:33:45 GMT
This post has been updated. Senate Republicans were forced to call on Vice President Pence to pass an antiabortion measure Thursday, marking the second time they've cast a help line to the new administration to move legislation. Pence delivered the ...
Used SpaceX Rocket Launches Satellite, Then Lands in Historic 1st Reflight - Avatar Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:57:08 GMT
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soared off a seaside launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center here today (March 30) on an unprecedented second mission to deliver a spacecraft into orbit, proving the booster's reusability.
Watch live: Massive fire causes Atlanta interstate to partially collapse - USA TODAY Avatar
USA TODAY Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:27:28 GMT
Flames are erupting underneath an Atlanta interstate as black smoke is billowing under all sides. Local officials are on the scene and working to determine a cause. You can watch the live event in the player above. Read or Share this story: ...
Let Mike Pence Live By the Rules Hes Comfortable With - Daily Beast Avatar
Daily Beast Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:22:35 GMT
Yes, Pence's rule about never dining with another woman who isn't his wife might hinder professional women in his orbit. But mostly, it's his business. Matt Lewis. 03.30.17 3:20 PM ET. A recycled story about Vice President Mike Pence (and his wife) has ...
One of the Few Women in a Senior Role Is Leaving the Trump White House - New York Magazine Avatar
New York Magazine Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:28:00 GMT
Walsh will join a pro-Trump group outside the White House. Photo: Cliff Owen/AP. Katie Walsh, the White House deputy chief of staff and one of the only women working in a senior role in the West Wing, is moving on, her now-former boss Reince Priebus ...
Trump administration appeals Hawaii judge's order against travel ban - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:36:01 GMT
The Department of Justice has appealed a Hawaii court order that brought President Trump's travel ban to a national halt. The government has argued that the president was well within his authority to restrict travel from six Muslim-majority countries ...
Park Geun-hye, South Korea's Ousted Leader, Is Arrested and Jailed to Await Trial - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:28:00 GMT
Park Geun-hye, South Korea's ousted president, left the prosecutors' office to be transferred to a detention house in Seoul on Friday. Credit Pool photo by Chung Sung-Jun. SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's recently impeached president, Park Geun-hye, ...
Malaysia releases Kim Jong Nam's body, citizens in North Korea return - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:35:00 GMT
A van believed to be carrying the body of Kim Jong Nam, leaves the Kuala Lumpur Hospital. Kyodo/via REUTERS. 1/5. left. right. Passengers believed to be North Koreans including Kim Uk Il (L) are seen inside an airplane for the flight bound for Beijing ...
Venezuela Moves a Step Closer to One-Man Rule - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:53:22 GMT
Amelia Belisario, a deputy of the National Assembly, argued with National Guard members during a protest in front of the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, on Thursday. Credit Juan Barreto/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. IQUITOS, Peru ...
Israel approves construction of first new settlement in more than 20 years - CNN Avatar
CNN Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:37:48 GMT
(CNN) Israel's Security Cabinet on Thursday unanimously approved the construction of a new settlement in the West Bank, according to a message from the Prime Minister's office, marking the state's first new settlement in Palestinian territory in more ...
EU leaders vow to fight populism in Brexit wake - Yahoo News Avatar
Yahoo News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:05:55 GMT
European leaders vowed Thursday to fight populism and prevent a haemorrhaging of the EU a day after Britain started the exit process. "Those who take aim at European unity threaten their own communities," EU President Donald Tusk told a congress of the ...
Authorities confirm sighting of Tad Cummins near Memphis - WIAT 42 Avatar
WIAT 42 Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:48:24 GMT
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Authorities in Shelby County confirm Tad Cummins, the suspect in an ongoing AMBER Alert, was spotted at a gas station near Memphis. But the TBI says there have been “no substantiated sightings of either individual.”.and more »
US 'squabbles' and 'lies' keeping Trump away from a meeting, Putin says - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:03:33 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that President Trump was being “barred from implementing his agenda,” including improved relations with Moscow, by false accusations about Russian interference in the U.S. political process. Putin ...
Texas church bus crash: Callers reported swerving pickup before collision, police say - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:13:47 GMT
Authorities in two Texas police departments received phone calls about a pickup truck driving erratically shortly before a collision between a truck and church bus in southwest Texas that killed 13 people returning from a retreat, officials disclosed ...
Destiny 2 Release Date, PC Version, And Collector's Edition Announced - GameSpot Avatar
GameSpot Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:32:20 GMT
Today's news confirmed an open beta is coming to all platforms this summer, with those who preorder getting in first. The game itself then launches on September 8. Although Destiny wasn't available on PC, the sequel has been confirmed for the platform ...
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 »
Ex-Cyclone Debbie: Australia floods force more evacuations - BBC News Avatar
BBC News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:26:15 GMT
Australian authorities have told about 40,000 people to evacuate to higher ground as flash flooding in the aftermath of ex-Cyclone Debbie worsens. The storm hit Queensland's most populous region on Thursday after pummelling the north-east coast for two ...
The first 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 promo is here, but what does it all mean? - Mashable Avatar
Mashable Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:01:57 GMT
At first glance, the new promo trailer for Game of Thrones Season 7 is just a badass montage of pretty people walking slowly through hallways while James' "Sit Down" plays atmospherically in the background. But this is Thrones, damnit, where every ...
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 ...
Virtual reality visionary Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook 3 years after $2-billion Oculus deal - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:55:00 GMT
Palmer Luckey, the Long Beach entrepreneur whose zeal for virtual reality kickstarted mass investment in the technology, has left Facebook three years after selling his start-up Oculus VR to the social media giant for $2 billion. His next move isn't clear.
North Korea Nuclear Missiles Can 'Blast A US City' And Kill Most Americans, Former CIA Head Warns - International Business Times Avatar
International Business Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:33:54 GMT
Underestimating the power of North Korea's nuclear weapons would be a grave mistake for the U.S., former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director James Woolsey wrote in an op-ed in the Hill on Wednesday. In fact, the country's missiles equipped with ...
UN chief presses Iraq's leaders to reconcile once Mosul won - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:43:54 GMT
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres shakes hands with Iraq's Kurdistan region's President Masoud Barzani during his visit at Erbil International Airport, Iraq March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari. 1/2. left. right. United Nations ...and more »
Tillerson and Turks fail to agree on next moves in fight against Islamic State in Syria - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:25:00 GMT
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a day of longer-than-planned meetings with Turkish leaders in Ankara on Thursday, but the most senior Trump administration official to visit the crucial NATO ally seemed to make little headway in salvaging an ...
Trump's Tweets Target China Just Days Before His Meeting With Xi - Bloomberg Avatar
Bloomberg Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:09:14 GMT
Less than a week before he is set to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Donald Trump blamed China for U.S. trade deficits and job losses and said he expected “a very difficult” discussion when the leaders of the world's two biggest ...
Ex-Power Ranger gets 6 years in prison for roommate's death - Page Six Avatar
Page Six Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:36:00 GMT
A former actor who played one of television's “Power Rangers” was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for stabbing his roommate to death with a sword two years ago. Ricardo Medina Jr., who said he acted in self-defense, pleaded guilty earlier ...
Who should play Batgirl for Joss Whedon? - Avatar Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:46:10 GMT
On Thursday, news broke that none other than Joss Whedon will be directing a Batgirl movie for Warner Bros.' big-screen DC Expanded Universe. It seems like a perfect fit, since Whedon's work often highlights young, brainy, powerful female protagonists ...