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Trump, Top Democrat Make Dispute Over Memo Personal

So, 02/25/2018 - 23:08
A feud flared over the weekend between President Donald Trump and the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee over the release of a Democratic memo defending federal investigators’ handling of surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser.
Kategorien: Business

Michelle Obama to Release Memoir in November

So, 02/25/2018 - 21:16
Former first lady Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” will be published globally on Nov. 13 by the Crown Publishing Group, just as the holiday gift-giving season is about to begin.
Kategorien: Business

Rich Candidates Square Off in Democratic Party Primaries

So, 02/25/2018 - 16:26
From northern Maine to southern California, Democrats in at least 40 primary elections for House, Senate and governor find themselves choosing between millionaires and those with middle-class economic backgrounds.
Kategorien: Business

North Korea Olympic Delegation Says Regime 'Fully Willing' to Talk to U.S.

So, 02/25/2018 - 15:51
The message came just hours after the North’s state media said it would “never have face-to-face talks with them even after 100 years or 200 years.”
Kategorien: Business

Congress Returns to Washington Under Pressure to Act on Guns

So, 02/25/2018 - 15:00
Lawmakers plan to take a fresh look at a stalled effort to tighten the national firearm-purchase background-check system when they return to Washington after a one-week recess.
Kategorien: Business

White House Legal Team Considers Ways Trump Could Testify

So, 02/25/2018 - 13:44
President Donald Trump’s legal team is weighing having him testify before special counsel Robert Mueller if the questions are limited in scope and don’t amount to a potential perjury trap.
Kategorien: Business

Democrats Look to Flip 'Orange' to Blue in Southern California

So, 02/25/2018 - 13:00
Orange County, Calif., might seem an unlikely place for a boisterous gathering looking to unseat a longtime Republican congressman, but Democrats say this area may help them take back the U.S. House of Representatives.
Kategorien: Business

Mexico Cancels Meeting After Trump Refuses to Avoid Border-Wall Talk

So, 02/25/2018 - 05:24
Plans for a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexico’s Enrique Peña Nieto have been shelved for the second time in a year over disagreements about the funding of a border wall, a person familiar with the situation said.
Kategorien: Business

House Panel Releases Democratic Memo on Russia Investigation

So, 02/25/2018 - 00:51
The memo defended federal investigators’ handling of the surveillance of a former Donald Trump campaign adviser and rejected Republicans’ contention that the agents had a partisan motive for looking into his conduct.
Kategorien: Business

Trump's Family-Planning Program to Prioritize Faith-Based Clinics

Sa, 02/24/2018 - 15:39
The Trump administration said it would prioritize grant applications to the Title X family-planning program that come from organizations with a religious background and counsel abstinence or “natural” methods.
Kategorien: Business

At the Doctor's Office, Expect Better, More Reliable Flu Tests

Sa, 02/24/2018 - 13:00
New FDA regulations raise the standard for rapid flu tests, with the aim of creating more accurate results and limiting misdiagnoses.
Kategorien: Business

Coal Jobs Get a Boost---From Exports

Sa, 02/24/2018 - 13:00
Miners in Indiana and other states are getting a small lift from global markets: American companies are shipping more coal to Europe and Asia, helping to stop the yearslong drop in the number of U.S. mining jobs.
Kategorien: Business

Majority of Heating Technicians for NYC Housing Agency Aren't Certified, Monitor Says

Sa, 02/24/2018 - 01:14
More than half of the heating technicians in the New York City Housing Authority aren’t certified by the city’s fire department to do the work, according to a monitor at the agency appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Kategorien: Business

Months Before Florida Shooting, 911 Calls Show a Teenager in Crisis

Fr, 02/23/2018 - 23:58
Callers to Florida police told of a fear of Nikolas Cruz’s behavior and guns fixation in the weeks after he lost his mother.
Kategorien: Business

Woman Drives Car Into White House Security Barrier

Fr, 02/23/2018 - 23:46
A woman drove a passenger vehicle into a security barrier Friday near the White House and was immediately apprehended, the Secret Service said.
Kategorien: Business

Flu Epidemic Appears to Have Peaked

Fr, 02/23/2018 - 23:33
The worst U.S. flu epidemic in years appears to have peaked, according to federal data released Friday, but transmission is still intense, and cases from a strain that often surges late in the season are rising.
Kategorien: Business

The Alleged $1.2 Billion Ponzi Scheme Sapping L.A.'s Trophy-Home Market

Fr, 02/23/2018 - 23:14
Developer Woodbridge Group is under scrutiny from regulators. Now, its portfolio of 138 properties—including the famed Owlwood estate—may soon hit the market.
Kategorien: Business

Ex-NFL Player Taken Into Custody Following Threatening Social-Media Post

Fr, 02/23/2018 - 23:10
Harvard-Westlake, the elite middle and high school in Los Angeles, closed Friday after a threatening post on social media made by Jonathan Martin, who was once the target of a bullying scandal that engulfed the NFL.
Kategorien: Business

Trump Says Chief of Staff Will Decide on Kushner's Security Clearance

Fr, 02/23/2018 - 22:52
President Donald Trump said he would leave to his chief of staff the decision of whether to grant a security-clearance waiver to Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser and the president’s son-in-law.
Kategorien: Business

How the Florida School Shooting Turned Into a Gun-Control Movement

Fr, 02/23/2018 - 21:41
The students at Stoneman Douglas are different from those who have witnessed previous mass shootings. The digital natives naturally turned to social media, invoking #NeverAgain to campaign for change in the wake of the attack.
Kategorien: Business