Saturday May 27-th, 2017

Bernie Sanders calls Planned Parenthood 'part of the establishment,' riles feminists

The new poll finds Sanders' favorability has increased even further-91 percent say they have a favorable view to just 2 percent who say they have an unfavorable view. In both Iowa and New Hampshire, recent polls have found Clinton trailing among ma...

Iran hails lifting of sanctions, but U.S. is more cautious Iran hails lifting of sanctions, but U.S. is more cautious

After the prisoners were freed, it was announced that the United States and Iran settled a long-standing claim, releasing to Teheran US$400 million (RM1.77 billion) in funds frozen since 1981 plus US$1.3 billion in interest, the State Department said...

Palin Endorsement Gives Trump A Conservative Boost

Just hours after announcing her endorsement of Donald Trump for president, news broke that a close family member was in legal trouble. "I mean I didn't know it was going to be quite that long, but she made a attractive - you know, she made a very g...

Panel OKs Janet DiFiore for top NY judge; full Senate votes today

Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino said he has "always admired his character and incredible service to our state and country as the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforceme...

Michigan House to See $28m Flint Water Funding Bill

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol before Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address , Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Lansing , Mich. The crisis has had repercussions stretching to Washington and the Democratic presidential contest...

MI governor apologizes for Flint water crisis, vows 'I will fix it'

Jackson, highlighting the racial injustice in the mostly-Black city of Flint. On Friday, Berry and some friends will gather up all the water they collect, and drive it 600 miles to Flint, they say, in a truck donated by the Shoe City chain.

MI governor asks Obama to reconsider disaster aid for Flint

At that point, the city of Flint had already determined that it needed to install corrosion control treatment into the water system leading into the Flint River, the emails read. Snyder is expected to detail more Flint funding plans in February when ...

Concerns over Zika virus outbreak growing in U.S.

No cases have yet been confirmed of infections contracted in the United States, though the virus has quickly spread across South America and the Caribbean in recent weeks. The Zika virus, named for a forest in Uganda, was first isolated in 1947 but d...

Sarah Palin Blames President Obama for How Veterans are Treated

The former half-term governor of Alaska then turned the conversation to President Obama, claiming that he doesn't understand the military and has been the cause of the PTSD of many soldiers, including her son. Palin said the country needed a presiden...

Rezaian says he's ready to relax after release by Iran

Over Amir's time in prison, he implored US officials and lawmakers, through correspondence dictated to family members, to not forget the American hostages in Iran . Rezaian was released from an Irani prison last Saturday. U.S. Diplomat Brett McGurk ...

Sceptics of Iran nuclear deal 'all proven wrong': Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said today that now that sanctions have been lifted , Iran should redouble efforts to attract foreign investment and liberalise its economy. The accord, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, would provide sanctions...

Flint Activist Responds to Snyder's State of the State Address

An email from September 25, 2015 from former chief of staff Dennis Muchmore to Snyder pointed to former state treasurer Andy Dillon. The next day, Muchmore wrote to Snyder and other top aides, complaining that critics were focusing on the l...

Obama Calls Flint Water Crisis 'Inexplicable And Inexcusable'

Rick Snyder , and Mercedes Kinney , a Flint resident who shared how the crisis has personally impacted her life. State and federal officials appear to have known of elevated lead levels in Flint's drinking water in early 2015, but MI state offici...

Bernie Sanders: 'We're taking on the political establishment' ... like Planned Parenthood?

Some Twitter users defended Planned Parenthood. So, I have friends and supporters in the Human Rights Fund and Planned Parenthood. Comprised of 32 community leaders from across the nation, the Human Rights Campaign board voted unanimously to en...

Sarah Palin, Donald Trump to appear in Tulsa

Track Palin , 26, was arrested Monday night in Wasilla , Alaska. The comments , which came at an Iowa rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump , drew condemnation from advocates who accused her of playing to stereotypes of brok...

Almost All of Detroit's Schools Are Closed Due to Teacher 'Sickouts'

A spokeswoman for the Detroit Federation of Teachers , a union, acknowledged the protest had been timed to coincide with the President's visit. Many have blamed Governor Rick Snyder for the slow progress in rebuilding schools. The unsafe and, at t...

Michigan Governor Will Release Emails In Connection To Flint Water Crisis

Campaigning in New Hampshire, Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich said , "Well, I mean, they have to find a solution to it, a way out of it. I think the governor's moved the National Guard in, and you know, I'm sure he will manage this appropriately"...

Sarah Palin says son's arrest linked to PTSD

An Iraq veteran who enlisted in the Army Sept. 11, 2007, Track Palin was charged with three misdemeanors, including assault, interference with the reporting of a domestic violence crime and weapons possession while intoxicated, according to Alaska co...

Governors' emails show debate over blame for Flint water

Snyder said the disaster will lead to years, potentially decades of health problems and economic losses as well as infrastructure repairs that "neither the city, county or state have the capacity to conduct". He plans to make a bigger request in his...

Clinton hits Sanders over Planned Parenthood comments Clinton hits Sanders over Planned Parenthood comments

Clinton said as reported by ABC News. However, at most, these organizations are a very different kind of "establishment" than what Sanders invokes when he talks about Wall Street and the economic establishment. By prioritizing care for the most...

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