'Repeal and replace' was once a unifier for the GOP. Now it's an albatross. - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:46:59 GMT
For Republicans, Obamacare was always the great unifier. In a fractious party, everyone agreed that the Affordable Care Act was the wrong solution to what ailed the nation's health care system, with too much government and too little freedom for consumers.
A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It's fake. - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:10:05 GMT
This article has been updated. The framed copy of Time Magazine was hung up in at least four of President Trump's golf clubs, from South Florida to Scotland. Filling the entire cover was a photo of Donald Trump. “Donald Trump: The 'Apprentice' is a ...
Sarah Huckabee Sanders rips CNN, media at heated briefing - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:15:36 GMT
The feud between the Trump White House and CNN reached a fever pitch Tuesday during a feisty press briefing where Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders slammed “fake news” and said Americans “deserve something better.” Sanders ...
Three Chicago police officers charged with conspiring to cover up Laquan McDonald shooting - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:28:53 GMT
Three current or former police officers in Chicago were indicted Tuesday on charges of conspiring to cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager killed by an officer in 2014. McDonald's death, captured in a video released the ...
The Supreme Court Ruling on the Trump Travel Ban - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:18:00 GMT
Protesters and bystanders outside the Supreme Court on Monday. The court will hear arguments in October on President Trump's executive order banning travel from six majority-Muslim countries. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. To the Editor:.
Today in Entertainment: Leslie Jones slams LA's Ritz-Carlton; Serena Williams channels Demi Moore for Vanity Fair - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:11:47 GMT
When you're Serena Williams, you can get Annie Leibovitz to do your maternity shoot. The pregnant tennis star, whose love story with fiancé Alexis Ohanian is Vanity Fair's August cover story, posed nude -- while about six months pregnant -- on the ...
911 calls led to military post lockdown; no shots fired - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:32:55 GMT
Authorities block an entrance to Redstone Arsenal, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. The military post said in a tweet it was on lockdown Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, telling workers to "run hide fight." More than 30,000 ...
'GoldenEye' cyber attack goes global, exploits known code flaws - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:22:00 GMT
MOSCOW/KIEV/WASHINGTON A major global cyber attack dubbed "GoldenEye" or "Petya" on Tuesday disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware virus that last month ...
The 4 most brutal numbers in that poll showing the world hates Trump - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:27:59 GMT
The world doesn't have much regard for the president of the United States. That's the somewhat unsurprising takeaway from a massive new Pew study polling attitudes toward the United States in 37 countries, from Canada to Russia to South Africa.
Harlem A train derailment leaves 34 riders injured, sparks massive service disruption across Manhattan - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:31:52 GMT
A section of a packed subway train flew off the tracks and careened into a wall in Harlem Tuesday — forcing hundreds to crawl out onto the tracks to safety and crippling service citywide. Some 34 straphangers were injured when two cars of the ...
US Has Seen Chemical Weapons Activity in Syria, Pentagon Says - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:30:29 GMT
A child receiving treatment at a hospital in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, after a nerve agent was used in an attack in April. The White House has accused the Syrian government of preparing a new chemical attack. Credit Omar Haj Kadour/Agence France-Presse ...
Perry calls for climate change debate, says he doesn't know Trump's stance - Politico Avatar
Politico Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:34:57 GMT
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that he believes in climate change and called for a debate about humans' role in causing it — but like other administration officials, he said he did not know President Donald Trump's stance on the issue. “Here ...
Chaffetz Calls for $2500 Lawmaker Housing Stipend - U.S. News & World Report Avatar
U.S. News & World Report Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:50:14 GMT
The outgoing Utah Republican says it would help members of Congress 'have at least a decent quality of life' in Washington. By Megan Trimble, Associate Editor, Social Media | June 27, 2017, at 2:46 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.
Trump administration to propose repealing rule giving EPA broad authority over water pollution - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:27:59 GMT
President Trump's administration will revoke a rule that gives the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority over regulating the pollution of wetlands and tributaries that run into the nation's largest rivers, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said ...
EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker rivals - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:33:26 GMT
European regulators fined Google a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominance of the online search market in a case that could be just the opening salvo in Europe's attempt to curb the company's clout on that continent. The ...
Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant congratulate MVP Russell Westbrook - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:53:28 GMT
In a letter signed by Jordan and posted in an Instagram story on his Nike brand's account, the Hall of Famer and Charlotte Hornets owner told Westbrook he also won his first MVP award before winning a championship. Note that Michael Jordan sent Russell ...
US judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwide in victory for the ACLU - Raw Story Avatar
Raw Story Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:12:15 GMT
A federal judge halted late on Monday the deportation of all Iraqi nationals detained during immigration sweeps across the United States this month until at least July 10, expanding a stay he imposed last week. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads.and more »
Utah Wildfire Grows as Firefighters Battle California Blazes - U.S. News & World Report Avatar
U.S. News & World Report Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:56:15 GMT
The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake. Crews in California, meanwhile, are dealing with two new fires. June 27, 2017, at ...
LaVar Ball loses his shirt during 'WWE Monday Night Raw' in LA - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:51:59 GMT
A scheduled WWE appearance for the Ball family was bound to be out of control, but LaVar Ball made sure to leave his mark Monday night in Los Angeles. Editor's Picks. Raw recap: Raw goes Hollywood, keeps building Samoa Joe vs. Brock Lesnar.
Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex parental rights - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:54:02 GMT
PHOENIX — Arizona's highest court on Tuesday struggled how to balance U.S. Supreme Court rulings requiring equal treatment for married gay couples with a state law that doesn't recognize the parental rights of a lesbian woman who is divorcing her ...
China Is Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders, State Dept. Says - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:00:47 GMT
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson at the White House on Monday. The State Department dropped China to the lowest tier of its ranking this year in its annual assessment of global efforts to end forms of modern slavery. Credit Doug Mills/The New York ...
Kendrick Lamar's 'Element' Video Is a Bloodied Masterpiece: Watch - fuse.tv Avatar
fuse.tv Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:38:21 GMT
Kendrick Lamar loves to keep fans on their toes, and his latest surprise comes in the form of a new "Element" video. The track is one of the main highlights from the rapper's acclaimed DAMN. album, and the intense clip does it justice. Directed by ...
With Russia Trip, Colbert Shows Why He Has Edge Over Fallon - MediaPost Communications Avatar
MediaPost Communications Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:50:41 GMT
It is often said of comedy that timing is everything, but that's also true in a number of other pursuits, including journalism. In the news business, making the best decisions on how to play stories requires an instinct for knowing what's important or ...
In Syria, Trump is Letting Iran and Assad Win - Newsweek Avatar
Newsweek Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:46:56 GMT
Last week the US Central Command (CENTCOM) spokesman for the anti-ISIS coalition announced what seemed to be a major clarification of American policy in Syria. Referring to a Syrian town on the Iraqi border, Colonel Ryan Dillon said the following:.
DeMario Jackson claims Corinne Olympios was the 'aggressor' in 'Bachelor in Paradise' scandal - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:38:09 GMT
The man accused of sexually assaulting his "Bachelor in Paradise" co-star claims his alleged victim was actually the "aggressor" in their drunken sexual encounter before the reality TV cameras. DeMario Jackson — who hooked up with cast member Corinne ...
Carmelo Anthony reportedly tried to engage Knicks in buyout talks, but Phil Jackson dead set against it - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:03:35 GMT
Phil Jackson wants to get something back for one of his best players and Carmelo Anthony wants to control his future, even if it means he has to leave the Knicks. Anthony's preference is to remain in New York close to his son — as the Daily News ...
Nintendo's SNES Classic Edition Is A Showcase For A Golden Age Of RPGs - Forbes Avatar
Forbes Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:52:52 GMT
This week, Nintendo announced the September release of the Super NES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the 1990s-defining game console that comes pre-loaded with 21 games and two controllers for the price of $80. Almost immediately, two ...
Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users…and responsibility - TechCrunch Avatar
TechCrunch Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:21:23 GMT
“We're getting to a size where it's worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told TechCrunch about the company ...
Trump Congratulates Ireland's First Gay Prime Minister - Papermag Avatar
Papermag Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:15:51 GMT
In a (slightly) commendable move, Trump called Ireland's newly elected and first openly gay Taoiseach (their fantastic word for Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar to congratulate him on his well-deserved victory. Trump made the phone call behind his desk in ...
Vince Young wonders why Ryan Fitzpatrick playing but not him - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:45:11 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. -- Former NFL quarterback Vince Young took a shot at Tampa Bay Buccaneers backup Ryan Fitzpatrick when questioning why some quarterbacks have continued to get opportunities in the NFL and he hasn't. "I'd see a quarterback and be like, ...