Archive for April, 2017

Peoples Climate March hits D.C. with new goals for the Trump era

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Although these are dark days for environmentalists, the Peoples Climate March had a cheerful air Saturday afternoon as it took over the streets surrounding the federal government in Washington, D.C. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Donald Trump: N Korea’s Kim Jong-un a ‘smart cookie’

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

The US president reflects on the young leader’s rise and says “we’ll see” about US military options. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Sanders calls Obama’s $400K Wall Street speaking fee ‘unfortunate’

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Though he praised the former president, Sanders also repeated criticisms from his campaign about the influence of Wall Street over Washington. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Arkansas execution: Judge orders post-mortem

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Kenneth Williams was convulsing and groaning in his final moments, witnesses said. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown — for one week

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

The House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Donald Trump attacks US media at 100-day Pennsylvania rally

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

The president insists he is keeping his election pledges and dismisses criticism as “fake news”. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

100 Days in, Trump Misses His Old Life

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Donald Trump says he thought the presidency would be far easier than it's actually been. He says he misses his old life. But will he actually learn anything from these reflections? Lawrence O'Donnell speaks with Nicholas Kristof and Charlie Sykes. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

China deports US ‘spy’ Sandy Phan-Gillis after conviction

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

A businesswoman convicted of spying by China returns home after two years in detention. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Elizabeth Warren: I’m ‘troubled’ by Obama’s $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that she’s troubled by former President Barack Obama’s accepting a $400,000 speaking fee from a Wall Street firm. Obama accepted a $400,000 fee from the investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald to speak at a health care conference in September. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Trump executive order aims to allow Arctic drilling

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

The US president said he hoped the new order would create “thousands and thousands” of jobs. Read more BBC News – US & Canada