Hillary Clinton on GOP health bill breakdown: ‘The fight isn’t over yet’
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:12:19 -0400
Hillary Clinton praised the efforts of “people in every corner of our country” and then posted tweets about people who have benefited from the ACA.
House Intel Chair Backs Down from Claims That Trump, Associates Were Monitored by US Intelligence
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The investigation began after Trump accused Obama of tapping his phones.
Top Democrats claim ‘victory’ as GOP health bill fails
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:33:15 -0400
After the GOP replacement for Obamacare was dramatically pulled at the last minute, Democrats took a victory lap, mocking President Trump and claiming a win for their party and the American public.
New arrests as British police release photo of parliament attacker
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:46:53 -0400
British police said Friday they had made further "significant" arrests over the Islamist-inspired terror attack on parliament, as they released the first picture of the homegrown killer who left four people dead. Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old Briton with a history of violent offences but no terrorist convictions, was shot by police on Wednesday after a rampage through Westminster. Two other suspects are in custody following searches at 21 locations, mostly around London, in the central city of Birmingham and in the northwestern city of Manchester.
Pope urges EU: Resist 'false' security promised by populists
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:23:33 -0400
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged European leaders on Friday to resist the "false forms of security" promised by populists who want to wall themselves off and instead bank on a future of greater solidarity and union.
Police investigate Indian lawmaker over airline sandal fracas
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:17:39 -0400
Indian police said on Friday they were launching an investigation into a Hindu-nationalist lawmaker a day after he acknowledged hitting an Air India official 25 times with his sandals in a row over a business class seat. The state carrier and other airlines said they would bar Ravindra Gaikwad from flying after the fracas which has triggered a debate on the behavior of members of the political elite, and calls for a no-fly list for unruly passengers. Gaikwad, from the Shiv Sena party, allies of India's ruling BJP, did not apologize for Thursday's confrontation and told reporters he had been badly treated.
Why Manafort’s offer to cooperate in probe is less than meets the eye
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:20 -0400
WASHINGTON — A surprise offer by Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, to “provide information” to congressional committees investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia may be far more limited than it first appeared, according to congressional sources and others familiar with the matter. “Paul Manafort to Testify Before House Intelligence Panel,” read the headline in the New York Times.
Correction: Mother-Daughter Killed story
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:33:10 -0400
VALLEY HEAD, Ala. (AP) — In a story March 23 about a mother and daughter dying in separate traffic accidents in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of the girl. The child was 8, not 5.
Philippines leader scolds EU for 'idiotic' drug rehab solution
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:43:28 -0400
(Advisory: This story contains strong language in paragraph one and four) MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hit out at the European Union on Friday for hypocrisy and called the bloc "sons of bitches" after its lawmakers issued a resolution calling for restraint and a rethink in his bloody war on drugs. Duterte castigated the EU for urging him to focus his campaign on drugs rehabilitation and stood by his security-centered approach to a crackdown that has left thousands of people dead since he took office nine months ago. The EU, they communicated to us, and they want a health-based solution for the drugs.
NBC Special Report: Trump Blames Democrats for Health Bill Defeat
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:44:03 -0400
President Trump says his plan to replace Obamacare failed because of a lack of support from Democrats.