Friday, September 20, 2019

US

450 Miles Of Border Wall By Next Year? In Arizona, It Starts

Yuma, AZ - On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the governmen...

Decks Collapse During NJ Firefighter Event; at least 22 injured

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A home's multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some chil...

White House Says Bin Laden Son Killed In US Operation

Washington - The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organiza...

PG&E Reaches $11B Deal With California Wildfire Insurers

San Francisco - Pacific Gas & Electric and a group of insurers announced Friday they reached an $11 billion settlement to cover most of the claims from wildfires in California ...

China To Lift Punitive Tariffs On Some US Products

Beijing - China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the...

Key Takeaways From The 2020 Democratic Candidates’ Debate

Houston - Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called...

Trump Mocks Democrats, Vows New Tax Cut On Baltimore Visit

Baltimore - President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recentl...

Trump: I Don’t Believe Reports That Israel Is Spying On US

Washington - President Donald Trump does not believe reports that Israel is spaying on the United States, he said. Trump’s remark Thursday was about a report that Israel was lik...

US State Department Announces Special Envoy For Holocaust Issues

Washington - The U.S. State Department announced on Thursday that Cherrie Daniels has been tapped to be its Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues. Founded in 1999, the Office of th...

Democrats Outline Impeachment Hearings As Moderates Wary

Washington - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler tried to clear up confusion within his caucus about impeachment on Thursday as the committee approved guidelines for ...

Trump Administration Assures ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign On Iran In Force

Washington - The Trump administration assured on Thursday that its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran will continue, said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin amid mixed si...

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Faces Prospect Of Criminal Charges

Washington - Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's wrath, faces the prospect of an indictment after his attorneys were unable to p...

Florida Businessman Gets 20 Years In $1B Medicare Fraud

Miami - A Florida health care executive was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for allegedly orchestrating what prosecutors described as a massive $1 billion Medicare fraud s...

Feds May Intervene In Chasidic Discrimination Suit

Monsey, NY- The U.S. Attorney's Office may intervene in a civil rights lawsuit filed by Chasidic Jews in the village of Airmont in Rockland County, according to the Rockland Journa...

Politico Accuses Israel of Spying on White House

Cell-phone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive locations around Washington, D.C. likely were planted by Israel, Politico reported. The ...

Poll: Trump Gets Some Of His Worst Grades On Climate

President Donald Trump gets some of his worst marks from the American people when it comes to his handling of climate change, and majorities believe the planet is warming and suppo...
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Man Spends $37,000 Fighting $120 Speeding Ticket

A British retiree spent £30000 (37,000$) of his money in a failed attempt to achieve "justice" after he contested a £100 speeding ticket. Richard Keedwell,71, said that he had f...

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Move Forward With Asylum Restrictions

The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. Th...

What Does John Bolton’s Departure Mean For Israel?

Washington - Benjamin Netanyahu had quite a Tuesday. One week before Israelis go to the polls in their country’s second election this year, the Israeli prime minister went on li...

O’Rourke Bets On New Approach As Campaign Fizzles Out

Keene, NH - Beto O'Rourke was back at Keene State College, but the large crowd that flocked to see him six months ago was not. Far removed from the whirlwind opening days of his...