MIAMI (AP) – U.S. immigration authorities have released a Venezuelan opposition activist who was detained a day earlier as he waited to attend a hearing on his request for political asylum.
The abrupt detention of Marco Coello in Miami [...]
The comments by Mr. Moon followed remarks by Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the United States Pacific Command, who told a congressional hearing in Washington on Wednesday that Thaad would become operational “in the coming days.” [...]
Where is the stock market heading? My new gross output (GO) and Skousen B2B Index may have the answer.
Last Friday, the federal government released the full year of 2016 GO, the top line of national income accounting. Nominal GO grew at an [...]
It’s never easy for a new president to transition into his security bubble, but Donald Trump comes with unconventional protection challenges — including his active Twitter life — that are testing the Secret Service in unpleasant and [...]
But if one is a Trumper, fucking things up is what one does
The great thing about Net Neutrality, if you’re a rightwing politician, is that it’s so damned easy to lie about. Remember how Ted Cruz insisted treating the internet as a public [...]
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – A new lawsuit has been filled alleging members of the University of Iowa presidential search committee repeatedly violated the open meetings law two years ago.
The lawsuit alleges 23 committee members improperly [...]
Is Uganda the world’s best place for refugees?
Once refugees themselves, Ugandans look to ‘return the good’ to people fleeing war in South Sudan by offering land and help
Nyumanzi resettlement camp in northern Uganda. Photograph: [...]
For decades, Ms. Le Pen’s National Front and other parties on Europe’s far right have drawn a strange legitimacy by winning seats in the European Parliament. They blame European institutions for being onerous bureaucracies and lacking [...]
The exchange-traded fund (ETF) Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) is one of the biggest in the bond sector.
BND invests 98% of its $ 33.71 billion total assets in U.S. investment-grade bonds, with a goal to keep pace with U.S. bond market [...]
Worse, Weyland-Yutani’s health plan says this is a preexisting condition
The Trump administration has actually followed through on one of its stupid promises on immigration, hooray. In addition to the continued actions of the New Cruelty [...]
DENVER (AP) – A Mexican man who once sought sanctuary from deportation in a Colorado church was detained by federal immigration agents Wednesday morning as he went to a warehouse to get tile to install on a job, his wife said Wednesday.
On April 15, Syria endured one of the deadliest terror attacks on civilians since the start of the war. The target was the Shia villages Al Fua and Kefraya, the last government-controlled enclaves in the Idlib province. The Al Nusra Front [...]
Large explosions were heard miles from the airport that serves Damascus, the Syrian capital, and the glow of flames could be seen in the distance, according to residents in the area.
#Syria #Damascus Footage of the Explosions [...]
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin cannot say for sure if President Donald Trump’s new tax overhaul will benefit the middle class. When asked on “Good Morning America” Thursday whether he could guarantee that a middle-class family will [...]
President Donald Trump’s health care reform died on a Friday in March, but Trump decided by the following Sunday that he wanted to quietly resuscitate the bill. “I’m going back to it. I’m not going to give it up,” he said the last [...]
The Ninth Circuit hurts his feelings!
Uh oh, weak and failing Donald Trump is doing TOUGH TALK again! In an interview with the Washington Examiner, he said he is “absolutely” open to bombing the shit out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals [...]
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives has authorized an investigation into a county sheriff that could lead to the first impeachment of a state official since 1994.
PennLive.com reports (http://bit.ly/2pCh4l5 [...]
On Wednesday, two pro-independence politicians, Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus Leung, and three of their assistants were charged over their attempt to enter Hong Kong’s legislative chamber after it refused to swear them in because they inserted [...]
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Reports from the World Health Organization have shown that Americans are among the most anxious, depressed people in the world—and that was before a reality television star settled into [...]
The House may finally be on its way to scrapping Obamacare, but don’t expect the Senate to go along: Any plan sent over will undergo major surgery — and survival is far from assured.
The hurdles in the upper chamber were on vivid display [...]