• Trump's Political Staff Vetting EPA's Science Before Release
Trump's Political Staff Vetting EPA's Science Before Release

Emails that have been sent to EPA staff since Trump was inaugurated on Friday give specific prohibitions that ban news releases, blog updates and posts on the agency's social media accounts. "A longtime career communications employee said in a phone interview Tuesday that more than a few friends were "coming to work in tears" each morning as they g...

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  • Theresa May's Trade Talk With Trump Gets Mild Reception in EU
Theresa May's Trade Talk With Trump Gets Mild Reception in EU

Asked about Trump's comments supporting the use of torture, Johnson affirmed that Britain remained opposed to it. In Britain, as elsewhere, those statements have been met with bafflement and anger. May's policy chief, George Freeman, described the inauguration speech as "unusually and deliberately divisive and controversial". "I have confidence...

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  • Pasco elections supervisor disputes Trump claims of voting fraud
Pasco elections supervisor disputes Trump claims of voting fraud

She said there was "no need" for an investigation into claims of massive election fraud, which she decried as "a myth perpetuated to push election laws that restrict voting". "While reasonable people can debate many issues regarding the operation of our electoral process, one thing is clear-widespread voter fraud such as that alleged by President T...

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  • Donald Trump says construction of U.S. border wall will begin 'in months'
Donald Trump says construction of U.S. border wall will begin 'in months'

President Donald Trump said planning for a massive wall along the U.S-Mexico border will begin immediately, and construction will begin within "months," in an interview with ABC News on Wednesday. "All it is, is we'll be reimbursed at a later date from whatever transaction we make from Mexico", he said. He also reassured Americans whose famil...

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  • Moscow believes Astana talks on Syria successful
Moscow believes Astana talks on Syria successful

The latest diplomatic initiative to end the bloodshed in Syria comes one month after regime forces, aided by Russian Federation and Iran, dealt a crushing blow to the rebels by retaking full control of the country's second city Aleppo. He said the Astana talks offer something different from the Geneva peace talks, but also provide new energy to neg...

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  • Aaron Paul lets slip Jesse's return in Better Call Saul
Aaron Paul lets slip Jesse's return in Better Call Saul

If Paul were to reprise his role as Jesse Pinkman, he wouldn't be playing the same meth-cooking partner to Walter White that we all got to know and love. "If I were to be involved, I can promise that it would be done in the most handsome way", Paul told Variety . " They're going to bring him back and the audience is going to be very excited not j...

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  • Hornchurch explosion: Five injured as fire rocks block of flats in London
Hornchurch explosion: Five injured as fire rocks block of flats in London

London Ambulance Service said four people had been treated at the scene and taken to hospital, while a woman and a child trapped on the building's second floor had escaped down a fire brigade ladder. 'At this early stage officers are unable to confirm the cause of the explosion but enquires are underway. The Local Authority has been informed. Pol...

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  • Irish victor yet to claim Euromillions jackpot
Irish victor yet to claim Euromillions jackpot

The victor has been in touch with the National Lottery which has led experts to guess that there might be just one single victor or a family syndicate picking up the cheque. She said the National Lottery had not yet confirmed whether they had sold the ticket and this information was not available to the shop from its Lotto machines.

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  • Talks on Syria's civil war off to a rocky start
Talks on Syria's civil war off to a rocky start

They supported what they said was the willingness of the armed opposition groups to participate in the next round of negotiations to be held between the government and the opposition under the United Nations auspices in Geneva around February 8.

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  • Eurozone Manufacturing Activity Surges to 69-Month High in January
Eurozone Manufacturing Activity Surges to 69-Month High in January

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose to 55.1 in January, up from 54.3 in December, to post the fastest increase in activity since March 2015. Services activity rose to 53.9 from 52.9 in December. A sub-index measuring prices charged spent its third month above the break-even mark although it ticked down to 51.6 from December's ...

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  • EasyJet hit by weaker pound as low-fare battle rages
EasyJet hit by weaker pound as low-fare battle rages

A purposeful investment in capacity across core markets from the Luton-based airline supported an 8.2 per cent increase in passengers, while revenue per seat was better than previously guided on broadly flat load factors. Since the Brexit vote in June 2016 the fall in the pound against the dollar has dropped by around 17 per cent. That means the ...

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  • Women commend army over defeat of Boko Haram
Women commend army over defeat of Boko Haram

This was one isolated case and it will be premature to arrive at a definite conclusion that the use of babies in suicide attacks has become a trend. As such, he will always be remembered for his vital contribution to the efforts of the Multinational Joint Task Force comprising of the Lack Chad Basin states, plus Benin, which is engaged in combatin...

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  • POTUS Trump To Speak With PM Modi Tonight
POTUS Trump To Speak With PM Modi Tonight

India's president, Pranab Mukherjee, issued an invitation to Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to visit India shortly after Trump's inauguration Friday. After defeating Hillary Clinton in the knife-edge polls, Trump had termed India as a "key strategic ally" and praised PM Modi for taking the country on a fast track growth with a series of economi...

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  • Brownback promises tougher abortion restrictions during Rally for Life
Brownback promises tougher abortion restrictions during Rally for Life

Monday's was the first march for their rosy-cheeked baby. Hart argued unequivocally that life starts at conception, and said that people should not look at unborn children as clumps of cells alone. MCCL's 2017 legislative agenda calls for the Legislature to ban taxpayer funded abortions and to defund Planned Parenthood, the state's largest aborti...

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  • Cab Driver Doesn't Realize John Elway Is In His Cab
Cab Driver Doesn't Realize John Elway Is In His Cab

He names John Elway as the greatest while unaware the legendary quarterback is in the back seat. A cab driver in Washington, D.C. had no idea who was in his backseat when his passengers asked him who he thought was the best quarterback of all time.

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  • National Weather Service issues tornado watch for the Lowcountry
National Weather Service issues tornado watch for the Lowcountry

Across the affected areas in the southern USA, local authorities said they expected death tolls to continue to rise as rescue workers gained access to more sites of destruction. The southeastern United States has been pounded by storms, high winds and unstable weather over the weekend. Fowler did not give any details Monday morning about the late...

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  • President Trump's First Monday: Here's What's on the Schedule
President Trump's First Monday: Here's What's on the Schedule

The busy Monday comes on the heels of a rocky weekend for Trump, during which the President and his top surrogates lashed out at the media for accurately reporting that turnout at Friday's inauguration was lower than at President Obama's 2009 arrival.

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  • Large Avalanche Buries Hotel in Central Italy; Many Feared Dead
Large Avalanche Buries Hotel in Central Italy; Many Feared Dead

The earthquake-prone region was hit by at least three tremors Wednesday, prompting the avalanche. Italian broadcaster Rai reported that rescuers had managed to enter the hotel and showed footage of the inside of the building filled with ice and rubble.

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  • Rescue teams search overturned cars for survivors in Italian avalanche hotel
Rescue teams search overturned cars for survivors in Italian avalanche hotel

He said this was "an important sign of life, which gives us hope". Emergency crews have been hoping that the 22 missing people may have found air pockets under the debris, and that the snow would insulate them from the frigid temperatures.

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  • U.S. military denies coordinating Syria air strikes with
U.S. military denies coordinating Syria air strikes with

John Dorian, the top spokesman for the US coalition in Iraq and Syria, said Monday. Spicer said Trump would only be open to military partnerships with countries that have "America's interest". U.S. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said the U.S. has insisted for months that it has no coordination or sharing of targets with Russian Fede...

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