Archive for the 'actual news' Category

A liberal is a conservative whose house just flooded

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Some Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Magazine apologises to Solange for edit

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

The Evening Standard says they made “the wrong call” to edit the singer’s elaborate hairstyle. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

George W. Bush: 'Bigotry seems emboldened' in Trump era

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

“We’ve seen our discourse degraded by casual cruelty,” former President George W. Bush said in a rare public speech. “We’ve seen nationalism distorted into nativism.” Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

The US president says he will allow scheduled release of classified files relating to Kennedy’s assassination. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for Democrats

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Former President Barack Obama makes an impassioned return to the campaign trail in New Jersey and Virginia. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Police suspect the man killed his girlfriend at Joshua Tree National Park before killing himself. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Paul Ryan Hilariously Joked About Donald Trump During The Al Smith Dinner

Friday, October 20th, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) made numerous jokes at President Donald Trump’s expense on Thursday night during the annual Al Smith Dinner in New York. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Donald Trump links rise in crime “in UK” to “radical Islamic terror”, sparking a backlash in the UK. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Gold Star Father Khizr Khan On Trump: 'He Has Embarrassed The Nation'

Friday, October 20th, 2017

A Gold Star father whose son died while serving in Iraq and who became part of the contentious 2016 presidential campaign said President Donald Trump simply can’t comprehend what it means to make the “ultimate sacrifice” for his country. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Obama and Bush decry deep US divisions without naming Trump

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Comments by the two ex-presidents are seen as a veiled rebuke of Donald Trump’s leadership. Read more BBC News – US & Canada