Rejecting the Trump administration’s call to eliminate federal cultural agencies, Congress instead increased funding to three of the four agencies in the $1.3 trillion spending plan it approved early Friday. The National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities will receive $152.8 million each, an increase of $3 million. The Institute of […]
This post has been updated. In the face of Netflix and other formidable forces, I refuse to abandon the movie theater experience. The Twentieth Century Fox fanfare on the big screen makes my heart swell, the “Star Wars” crawl brings tears to my eyes and don’t even get me started on how much better popcorn tastes when […]
On Friday afternoon, Taylor Swift published an Instagram post that took many people by surprise: A logo for this weekend’s March For our Lives, the student-led rally urging Congress to take action on gun control and stop mass shootings. “No one should have to go to school in fear of gun violence. Or to a nightclub. Or to […]
Each week, the “Can He Do That?” podcast explores critical questions about what today’s news means for our nation and its highest office. Listen here. H.R. McMaster. John Dowd. Andrew McCabe. Rex Tillerson. Gary Cohn. Hope Hicks. That's the list of senior-level government officials who have resigned, gotten pushed out or been fired by President Trump — […]
US President Donald Trump says he’s considering vetoing the freshly-passed $1.3 trillion spending bill over immigration issues. He cited a lack of funding for his much-touted Mexican border wall and concerns over DACA. Read Full Article at RT.com
Despite being elected on an anti-interventionist program, Donald Trump has now surrounded himself with foreign policy hawks and Iraq war apologists. The new National Security Adviser, John Bolton, is just one of the wild bunch. Read Full Article at RT.com
A US government shutdown has been avoided as President Donald Trump signed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill. Trump had earlier threatened to veto the legislation over immigration issues. Read Full Article at RT.com
A US Senate committee wants Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which revealed how Facebook users’ data was used by the consulting firm to influence the 2016 US Presidential election. Read Full Article at RT.com
President Donald Trump has signed a memorandum that disqualifies transgender individuals with a history of “gender dysphoria” from military service “except under certain limited circumstances.” Read Full Article at RT.com
A handful of marketers suspended advertising on Facebook as the company hustled to quell anxiety about its platform in the wake of revelations that an outside company improperly handled data on tens of millions of its users.
A deadly crash in Arizona involving an autonomous vehicle operated by Uber Technologies Inc. spotlights a pedestrian-safety problem that is getting increasingly worse in an era of constant smartphone use and a surge in impaired driving.
Shares of Dropbox surged in their market debut, a sign of investors’ thirst for a big-name tech initial public offering with solid growth prospects.
Six of Qualcomm’s directors, including Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf, failed to win support from a majority of the company’s shares Friday.
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Facebook is hustling to reassure advertising partners—and prevent damage to its core business—as a handful of marketers have suspended advertising on the platform in the wake of revelations that an outside company improperly handled user data.
Russia’s air force delivers no strikes against residential quarters, top brass reiterates
A group of 23 Russian diplomats have been expelled from Russia as a response to British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to expell 23 Russian diplomats from London
At the time of reporting the judge continued reading out the court's decision on other the charges
Brazil was on its first dangerous attack on the goal of the hosts with just five minutes into the game
The court ruled eventually that she should stay in custody «proceeding from the totality of charges under seven articles invoked against her»
Just hours after threatening a veto, President Trump said Friday afternoon that he had signed a “ridiculous” $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress early Friday and averted a government shutdown. In a morning tweet, Trump said he might veto the omnibus bill because it does nothing to address the fate of young undocumented immigrants known […]
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The leaders of Germany and France say they have been given some evidence by the UK in support of its claim that the nerve agent used to poison Sergei Skripal was produced in Russia. They say the proof is “well-grounded”. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tutankhamen, the ancient Egyptian pharaoh who ascended to the throne at the age of nine, could have once taken part in battle. That’s according to the latest research into the boy king’s leather armor. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Metropolitan police has been forced to apologize after two of its officers posted a selfie of themselves at the scene of a murder. Outraged tweeters are now calling for the two “numpties” to be sacked. Read Full Article at RT.com
LONDON — In a move that may have far-reaching implications for U.S. stances on crises around the globe, President Trump on Thursday replaced Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser with conservative firebrand John Bolton. The news, announced by Trump in a series of tweets, did not go down well among some close U.S. allies. "Bolton? […]
Steve Wynn shed his stake in the casino giant he co-founded. On the same day, Wynn Resorts said it would issue a near-5% stake to rival Galaxy Entertainment. Both moves look sensible.
As CBS weighs making an offer, it may discover more value than it did last time round.
Trouble comes in threes. In isolation, the headwinds facing global markets could be manageable. Taken together, they spell continued turbulence.
Gaynor Jones's cottage was so ancient, weed-choked and stuffed full of junk, a photographer passing through Aberaeron once mistook it for a ruin, the Telegraph reported. Jones had been born in the house, which may have been the oldest in this small Welsh seaside town, a neighbor told the British newspaper. She used to live there with her husband, but he […]
Two American tourists are dead and two other tourists are injured after a sightseeing helicopter crashed near the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia, police said. The crash occurred just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday local time, off the Whitsunday Islands, a cluster of islands near the barrier reef that is a popular tourist destination. For reasons […]
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