Archive for July, 2017

Trump's Base Sticks With Him, Except in the South

Monday, July 31st, 2017

New polling data shows that changes spotted during the 2016 election might become permanent. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Russia’s Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to be cut

Monday, July 31st, 2017

The Russian move reduces US diplomatic staff numbers to the same as Russian diplomats in the US. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Australian Police Foil Plane Terror Plot

Monday, July 31st, 2017

A plot to bring down an international flight with an explosive device was foiled by police in Australia after a counter terrorism investigation. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Russia’s Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to leave

Monday, July 31st, 2017

The Russian move reduces US diplomatic staff numbers to the same as Russian diplomats in the US. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Trump replaces chief of staff Reince Priebus with Homeland Security chief John Kelly

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

The news came at the end of a tumultuous week of White House infighting, notably pitting incoming communications director Anthony Scaramucci against Priebus. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Republicans ‘frustrated’ after healthcare fiasco

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan is “disappointed” by the Senate’s third failed attempt to repeal Obamacare. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Hamburg supermarket attacker was 'known Islamist'

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

The suspect who killed a man with a knife in a Hamburg supermarket was a known Islamist with psychological problems but his motives remain unclear, German officials said Saturday. Identified as a 26-year-old Palestinian, he arrived in Germany in 2015 from Norway but was due to be deported as his application for asylum was rejected. [...]

Trump ‘disappointed’ with China after North Korea missile test

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

The US president says he won’t allow China “to do nothing” after North Korea’s latest rocket test. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

Trump, vowing gang crackdown, urges cops ‘don’t be too nice’

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

In a speech about the violent MS-13 gang, President Trump encouraged police officers not to be “too nice” with “thugs” when putting them in the back of police vans. Read more Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Honolulu bans texting while crossing streets in bid to curb injuries

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Hawaii’s largest city passes a law aimed at reducing injuries and deaths from “distracted walking”. Read more BBC News – US & Canada