House condemns Trump ‘racist’ tweets in extraordinary rebuke

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 03:42:54 +0000

House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

WASHINGTON – In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’t “a racist bone in my body.”

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Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:25:12 +0000

Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

DES MOINES, Iowa – Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run model.

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Trump digs in against Dem congresswomen; they’re firing back

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:56:27 +0000

Trump digs in against Dem congresswomen; they're firing back

WASHINGTON – Unfazed by widespread criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday intensified his incendiary comments about four Democratic congresswomen of color, urging them to get out if they don’t like things going on in America.

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Trump says he will not impose uranium quotas

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:04:38 +0000

Trump says he will not impose uranium quotas

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump says he will not impose quotas on importing uranium, backing away from a possible trade confrontation and breaking with a Commerce Department assessment that America’s use of foreign uranium raises national security concerns.

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Aftershocks continue in California desert

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:57:33 +0000

Aftershocks continue in California desert

TRONA, Calif.  – Aftershocks of last week’s big earthquakes are still rumbling beneath the California desert, but seismologists say the probability of large quakes continues to decline.

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‘A floodier future’: Scientists say records will be broken

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:45:19 +0000

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  – The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a “floodier” future.Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system.

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Border numbers drop amid heat, Mexico crackdown

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 23:16:01 +0000

Border numbers drop amid heat, Mexico crackdown

WASHINGTON – Homeland Security says there was a 28% drop in the number of migrants encountered by Customs and Border Protection at the U.S.-Mexico border last month.

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Validity of Obama health care law at issue in appeal hearing

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 22:56:30 +0000

Validity of Obama health care law at issue in appeal hearing

NEW ORLEANS – With health insurance availability for millions of Americans on the line, supporters of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to conclude that the law is still valid even though Congress eliminated a tax it imposed on people who don’t buy insurance.

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Trump gives warm welcome to Qatar amid Persian Gulf disputes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 22:42:51 +0000

Trump gives warm welcome to Qatar amid Persian Gulf disputes

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump gave a warm White House welcome Tuesday to the leader of Qatar amid a bitter rift between the tiny, energy-rich nation and its fellow American allies in the Persian Gulf and rising tensions with Iran.

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