Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:40:17 +0000

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.  – President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New Jersey golf club. “We’re doing tremendously well. […]

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Over 400 sex abuse suits filed in New York as litigation window opens

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 23:11:22 +0000

Over 400 sex abuse suits filed as litigation window opens

ALBANY, N.Y.  – The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the state began accepting cases once blocked by the statute of limitations. Hundreds of lawsuits were filed as […]

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New rules to deny green cards to many legal immigrants

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 23:05:38 +0000

New rules to deny green cards to many legal immigrants

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration announced Monday it is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration: Denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance.

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Dangerous heat grips wide stretch of the South and Midwest

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 22:42:43 +0000

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  — Forecasters are warning about days of scorching, dangerous heat across a wide stretch of the U.S. South and Midwest, where the heat index will feel as high as 117 degrees (47 Celsius) in some spots.

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Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 00:11:27 +0000

Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

DAYTON, Ohio – Mourners gathered across the country Saturday to remember the lives of a graduate student beloved by friends, a man who died in his son’s arms and a mother who shielded her infant from gunfire.

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Epstein suicide prompts conspiracy theories, skepticism

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 23:14:16 +0000

Epstein suicide prompts conspiracy theories, skepticism

Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in federal custody is provoking skepticism among online conspiracy theorists and even some officials who question how he could have killed himself in a highly secured part of the jail set aside for high-profile inmates.

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Trump-McConnell 2020? Senate head sets himself up as wingman

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 22:57:56 +0000

WASHINGTON — It’s not quite “Trump-McConnell 2020,” but it might as well be.As he runs for reelection, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is positioning himself as the president’s wingman, his trusted right hand in Congress, transformed from a behind-the-scenes player into a prominent if sometimes reviled Republican like none other besides Donald Trump himself.

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Honolulu authorities investigate arsons at 3 Waikiki hotels

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 23:16:57 +0000

Honolulu authorities investigate arsons at 3 Waikiki hotels

HONOLULU – Hawaii authorities were investigating three fires that were intentionally set in different high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past few days, officials said Wednesday.

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Protesters chant as Trump visits Dayton, El Paso

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 23:12:05 +0000

Protesters chant as Trump visits Dayton, El Paso

EL PASO, Texas  — Aiming to play the traditional role of healer during national tragedy, President Donald Trump paid visits Wednesday to two cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded.

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Gun reform urged in Ohio as Texas Democrats shun Trump visit

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 23:09:57 +0000

Gun reform urged in Ohio as Texas Democrats shun Trump visit

DAYTON, Ohio – Ohio’s Republican governor bucked his party to call for expanded gun laws Tuesday and some Democrats in Texas told President Donald Trump to stay away as both states reeled from a pair of shootings that killed 31 people.

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