Glenn Beck: Trump ‘doing a really good job of misdirection’

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Nationally syndicated radio host Glenn Beck said Monday he believes President Donald Trump is “doing a really good job of misdirection.” An ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday showed 42% of people approve the President’s performance so far. The poll also showed Trump retaining support among his base, with 96% of people who said they voted for him saying they would do so again. “He’s done a good job of still appearing to be the guy who is …

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Prince William says keeping a stiff upper lip can damage health – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… feelings. Prince Harry has acknowledged his own failure to do that. In an interview with the Daily Telegraph on Monday, he said it had not been until his late 20s that he had processed the grief of losing his mother when he was 12 1997. Before reaching that point, he had endured two years of “total chaos” and come close to a “complete breakdown”, he said. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry opened up to the Telegraph’s …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… am now canvassing for Jon Ossoff because we need to elect a Democrat to send a message to Republicans in Congress that it is not acceptable to bow down to Trump, she said. Trump also has focused on the race, tweeting an attack on Democratic candidate Ossoff Monday with his trademarked misspellings and errant capitalization. that those outside the congressional districts boundaries cant vote. Rosenberg, often with her daughter at her side, has been going door to door relentlessly. The …

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Arkansas inmate has last meal as courts decide fate

April 18, 2017

(CNN)One of eight Arkansas inmates facing possible execution this month had a last meal Monday evening as his fate was being decided by federal and state courts. After the Arkansas Supreme Court stayed the execution of two inmates, the state’s attorney general asked the US Supreme Court to overturn the ruling so the execution of one could proceed. While Bruce Ward has one other stay in place, Don Davis — who had his last meal — could be the first executed over the next 10 …

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Canada now has a beer dedicated to fake news and we’ll be right there

April 15, 2017

If Trump’s presidency wasn’t enough to encourage Americans to cross the border, Canada’s comforting new beer will probably will do the trick. On Monday, in attempt to #MakeBeerGreatAgain, Northern Maverick a lighthearted Toronto craft brewer who clearly understands our pain announced it’s launching a special ale that’ll make the rest pale in comparison: “Fake News Ale.” SEE ALSO: Bars are throwing out this brand of beer in the name of marriage equality …

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To fight Amazon in India, Flipkart buying Ebay’s business in the country

April 12, 2017

Image: Getty Images Indias giant ecommerce company Flipkart is stepping up its efforts as competition from Amazon heats up in the nation. Flipkart announced Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire eBay India. SEE ALSO: Softbank reportedly wants to merge India’s top online retailers to take on Amazon As part of the deal, eBay will make a cash investment in Flipkart and hand over its India business to the Bangalore-based company. Neither of the companies shared how much cash …

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House Freedom Caucus member Justin Amash suggests time for Ryan ouster, blasts Trump

April 11, 2017

Cedar Springs, Michigan (CNN)Rep. Justin Amash said Monday the solution for dysfunction in Washington likely boils down to removing House Speaker Paul Ryan and replacing him with someone who is “nonpartisan.” “We need either a change in direction from this speaker, or we need a new speaker,” Amash said while answering a question about the perpetual gridlock in Washington. The Michigan Republican also laced into President Donald Trump, hewing close to a strategy of …

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From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

… about it,” Johnson would say later when praised for his gallantry. “Just fought for my life. A rabbit would have done that.” Johnson’s story is featured in PBS’ “The Great War,” a stirring account of America’s entry into World War I. The three-part “American Experience” film, which begins airing Monday, devotes six hours over three nights to explaining why the nation decided to enter “the war that would end all wars” …

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Russia to blame for Syria deaths – Sir Michael Fallon – BBC News

April 9, 2017

… Assad must depart and the search for stability begin. “Someone who uses barrel bombs and chemicals to kill his own people simply cannot be the future leader of Syria,” he stated. ‘Absurd’ decision Mr Johnson, who called off a trip to Moscow on Monday, is attempting to co-ordinate a united response from the G7 group of industrialised nations, whose foreign ministers meet in Italy this week. The Russian foreign ministry said Mr Johnson’s decision not to visit Russia …

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Here Are All The Advertisers Fleeing Bill O’Reilly’s Show

April 7, 2017

Since Monday night, more than 40 companies that advertise with Fox News have announced theyre splitting from the show a response to a bombshell New York Times reportindicating that OReilly and Fox News have paid around $13 million in settlements to address complaints brought by five of his former female colleagues. Fox News did not immediately respond to a question about whether any companies have pulled ads from the network entirely. Mercedes-Benz was the first company and one of six …

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Americans Persecuted By Egypt Regime Watch As Trump Embraces It

April 6, 2017

… security forces, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Instead, Trump this week hosted el-Sissi at the White House, effectively rewarding him, American victims families and rights activists say. Im very disappointed, Soltan told the Huffington Post Tuesday, after Trump held a congenial Monday summit with el-Sissi. Honestly, el-Sissi got more PR out of this White House visit than any PR or lobbying contract he could have gotten. Americans have been jailed as part of the Egyptian presidents surge …

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US cuts women’s health funding to UN

April 5, 2017

Washington (CNN)The US cut funding for a UN program for women and girls, a move that critics said was based on faulty information, could lead to greater instability in the Middle East and hurt women around the world. The United States, as promised, has drastically cut funding to the United Nations’ most significant population agency, which helps women in 155 countries around the world. The Trump administration announced the move late Monday, sending notice that it would pull $32.5 …

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Meadows ‘intrigued’ on Obamacare change after Pence meeting

April 4, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s administration had meetings Monday with two key groups of Republicans, whose split over health care policy caused GOP leaders to pull a plan last month to repeal and replace Obamacare. Emerging from a meeting Monday night with Vice President Mike Pence, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said his group was “intrigued” by an idea the White House floated to give states more flexibility to opt out of Obamacare regulations using a waiver …

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Kentucky’s last abortion clinic sues to stay open

March 31, 2017

(CNN)The only abortion provider in Kentucky could be required to close its doors Monday. EMW Women’s Surgical Center, based in Louisville, received a letter “out of the blue” on March 13 from the state’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services that said the center would lose its license in 10 days, according to court records. The Cabinet granted an extension until April 3. EMW, later joined by the ACLU, filed a lawsuit in Western District of Kentucky to stop the …

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Republicans change health care bill in search for votes

March 21, 2017

(CNN)House Republican leaders released a package of amendments Monday evening to modify the GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare — the culmination of days of negotiations and closed-door meetings to win over critics and skeptics of the proposal. The amendments mark efforts by GOP leaders and the White House to appease both conservatives and moderates who have expressed reservations about the bill. As of Monday, senior Republicans were continuing to whip the GOP conference to ensure …

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Takeaways from day one of the Gorsuch hearings

March 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)Fireworks are expected on day two of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. On Tuesday, each senator on the Judiciary Committee will get 30 minutes to grill President Donald Trump’s pick. The session is expected to last 10 hours, following a lengthy and telling round of opening statements from senators and Gorsuch. Here’s what we learned Monday and what’s tap for Tuesday: …

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Trump credits his Twitter wrath for Kaepernick’s unemployment

March 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump veered off message Monday night at a campaign-style rally aimed largely at pushing for the Republican health care overhaul to take credit for a completely different issue: keeping former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick out of a job. While talking to the crowd in Louisville, Kentucky, about the nation’s urban communities, Trump swerved in midstream and cited a report that NFL owners were avoiding hiring Kaepernick because they did not …

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House Freedom Caucus still believes it can stop leadership’s health care bill

March 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)Members of the House Freedom Caucus continue to claim there are enough “no” votes to kill House leadership’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, which is headed to the House floor Thursday. The group met Monday night for several hours with three Republican senators who have also expressed discontentment with the House legislation: Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. After their meeting, Freedom Caucus members emerged confident …

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Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

(CNN)The bizarre saga of President Donald Trump’s claims that he was wiretapped by President Barack Obama last year reaches a dramatic climax Monday with FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. It’s a moment of political theater that could end in humiliation for Trump, with Comey expected to say that there was no wiretapping, debunking allegations that Trump has repeatedly refused to withdraw. The hearing could also shed light on the state of …

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Paul Ryan ‘Encouraged’ By Report That Says Millions Would Lose Insurance Under GOP Plan

March 14, 2017

WASHINGTON House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Monday that he isencouraged by an analysis from the Congressional Budget Office that found the Republican health care proposal would result in 24 million more uninsured Americans by 2026. Were saying the governments not going to force people to buy something they dont want to buy, he added. And if we end an Obamacare mandate that says you must buy this government, one-size-fits-all plan, guess what, people arent going to buy that. So, of course, …

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‘El Chapo’ Guzman suffering effects of solitary confinement, his lawyers say

March 14, 2017

(CNN)Documents filed Monday by court-appointed defense attorneys representing drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman offered a glimpse into his isolated life behind bars. No sunlight, no phone calls, no television, no communication with the outside world — this sums up Guzman’s existence inside Unit 10 South of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan, where he has lived most of the time since his extradition from Mexico to New York on January 19 to face …

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Conway denies suggesting wider surveillance of Trump

March 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)White House adviser Kellyanne Conway is denying she suggested there was wider surveillance of President Donald Trump during the campaign, telling CNN Monday that her comments in a recent interview were taken out of context. Sunday night, Conway appeared to expand Trump’s allegations that the Obama administration wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower — a claim for which the President has not yet provided evidence — when she told the Bergen Record there could …

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Author who wrote heartbreaking ‘dating profile’ for her husband dies

March 14, 2017

(CNN)Amy Krouse Rosenthal, the prolific children’s book author who wrote a devastating “Modern Love” column about her soon-to-be-widower husband, died in her home in Chicago on Monday from ovarian cancer. She was 51. “Everything Amy did was life and love affirming,” Amy Rennert, her longtime literary agent and friend, said in a statement to CNN. “She was such a bright light with a great sense of wonder.” Rosenthal was best known for her many …

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Sperm donated in Florida may contain Zika, CDC says

March 14, 2017

(CNN)Sperm donated in three Florida counties since June 15 may be infected with the Zika virus, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautioned Monday. “When semen is donated it can be stored frozen for periods of time. It does not necessarily inactivate Zika, so it could be stored in tissue banks, used subsequently and people should be made aware,” said Dr. Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the US Food and Drug …

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Republicans Obamacare Replacement Just Got A Powerful Enemy

March 9, 2017

… health services. The only possible leader right now is AARP, so its sort of in their hands, he said. AARP premiered a new video advertisement for the campaign on Monday, suggesting it was ramping up its efforts to kill the provision. You know, Charlie and I were watching the news this morning, and they said that Congress has just introduced a new age-rating bill, the wood-chopping narrator says. And I was like, What the heck is age rating? Then Charlie explained that its Washington …

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