Monday July 24-th, 2017

China publicizes landing drills near Taiwan after elections

To assist the laity to fulfill the church's mission, the Catholic Church in Taiwan should empower itself to acknowledge Taiwan's key social issues in order to carry out the church's social teachings. The election results also represented a staunc...

Clinton scoffs at calling HRC establishment: 'I wish it were'

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally on the campus of Simpson College, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Indianola, Iowa. Ninety-one percent said they held a favorable view of the senator, while just 7% viewed him unfavo...

Trump up 20 in New Hampshire

Who has the judgment and understanding, the clarity of vision and the strength and resolve to keep this country safe, to identify our enemy, to defeat our enemy and to keep Americans safe? Marco Rubio (Fla.) and former Florida Gov. Trump continued t...

China faces deepening impact from world economy, commodity prices China faces deepening impact from world economy, commodity prices

China will honour its commitment on reforms related to the yuan's entry into the International Monetary Fund's special drawing rights (SDR) basket, Fang said. These include - besides the aforementioned oil market rout and the associated fears of majo...

Grand jury indicts police officer who shot unarmed naked man Grand jury indicts police officer who shot unarmed naked man

Olsen shot and killed 27-year-old Air Force veteran Anthony Hill, naked and unarmed, outside an apartment complex in Chamblee, Georgia, last year. After that, county police Officer Robert Olsen has the option of testifying in his own behalf.

MI governor apologizes for Flint water crisis MI governor apologizes for Flint water crisis

A class-action lawsuit filed a year ago alleges the state Department of Environmental Quality didn't treat the water for corrosion, in accordance with federal law, and because so many service lines in Flint are made of lead, the noxious element leach...

Blumenthal enters Supreme Court immigration case

Should they find that the president overstepped his constitutional powers, those who have challenged Obama's reliance on executive actions to circumvent Congress could see their criticism validated by the country's highest court. Arturo Hernandez Gar...

U.S. troops in South Korea put on highest alert U.S. troops in South Korea put on highest alert

Both US and South Korean media have speculated that Washington may utilize B-2 stealth bombers, F-22 stealth fighter jets and nuclear-powered submarines, as well as the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan , which is now based in Japa...

Washington area caught off guard by early snow

Projected snowfall totals have ticked steadily upward, to the point where the National Weather Service - known for its conservative predictions - says more than 2 feet of snow could land on Washington. Wednesday night's mess "kind of took us by sur...

Read Michigan governor's emails on the Flint water crisis

President Barack Obama on Wednesday hailed the revival of the nation's auto industry while acknowledging the water crisis in nearby Flint, Michigan, saying the detection of high levels of lead serve as a reminder that... Then chief of staff Dennis Mu...

Brazil trying to develop vaccine against Zika virus Brazil trying to develop vaccine against Zika virus

Health experts are unsure why the virus, which was first detected in Africa in 1947 but unknown in the Americas until a year ago, is spreading so rapidly in Brazil and neighboring countries. The dangers to non-pregnant sufferers are minimal, with ...

Gov. Snyder releases emails surrounding Flint's water emergency

Snyder's messages indicated that then-chief of staff Dennis Muchmore was questioned in late September on whether the state was responsible for the water crisis. The tests that confirmed the levels of lead in the city's water were the result of a conc...

PETA plans bloody bird flu billboard in Indiana

Myers. Not only is the new strain economically unsafe, but it also has similarities to strains that have affected humans in the past, according to CNBC . Marsh alerted other states about the new virus outbreak on an emergency conference call in the ...

Political fallout from Flint, Michigan water crisis spreads

SUMMER 2014: Three boil-water advisories are issued in 22 days after positive tests for coliform bacteria. Flint began getting water from Detroit again in October , but by that time some residents had been drinking the water for 19 months.

Kanye West Is Not Making a David Bowie Album Kanye West Is Not Making a David Bowie Album

The rapper was one of the first to tweet his condolences after pop legend David Bowie died of cancer earlier this month, and now with rumours circulating that he will be recording a Bowie tribute album fans are far from happy. The tabloid claims ...

Widow urges UK to act against Russian spies

Inquiry chairman Robert Owen said that there was "no evidence" to suggest that either Lugovoi or Kovtun had any personal reason to kill Litvinenko and they were likely to be acting under FSB direction. Lugovoi was defiant, accusing the United Kingd...

Obama's New Visa Rules Have Exemptions - Won't Weed Out Terrorists

Travellers who receive notification that they are no longer eligible to travel under the VWP will be required to appear for an interview and obtain a visa in their passports at a United States embassy or consulate before traveling to the US.

Public inquiry implicates Putin in Litvinenko murder

Litvinenko, a former agent in the Russian FSB federal security service ( FSB ) or secret police, had acquired British citizenship shortly before his death, after fleeing Russia six years earlier. But Thursday's claim comes on the heels of a British...

Obama: Delay in Flint water response 'inexplicable and inexcusable'

He went to the auto show, not the city of Flint. Snyder, who appointed the emergency managers responsible for changing the source of Flint's drinking water, waited more than a week after a state of public emergency had been declared in October 20...

Obama hosts mayor of USA city at center of water crisis Obama hosts mayor of USA city at center of water crisis

He promised to seek $28 million in state funds for Flint residents to provide more bottled water, health care for children in the city, and improvements to the city's troubled infrastructure. "I'm pretty p--d off", protester Alex Leafi told Media Ge...

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