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Congressional Democrats move to stop U.S. Census citizenship question

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:59:27 -0500

Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday were moving ahead with legislation to prevent the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, following a court decision thi....
Ocasio-Cortez Takes Shot at Banks in Embracing Committee Role

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:27:24 -0500

The progressive firebrand, who isn’t yet officially a member of the House Financial Services Committee, took to Twitter Wednesday to send a number of missives arguing that the era of banks using campa....
Mexican president took $100 mln drug bribe, trial hears

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:15:24 -0500

Former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto accepted a $100 million bribe from drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a former collaborator told the kingpin's trial. Alex Cifuentes, a Colombian who is ....
Procter & Gamble’s Toxic Sanctimony

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:30:40 -0500

Recognized around the world as a symbol of manly civility for more than a century, Gillette will now be remembered as the company that did itself in by sacrificing a massive consumer base at the altar....
Last year's Central American caravan dwindles, new one forms

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:24:31 -0500

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The migrant caravan that was seized upon by U.S. President Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2018 midterm election has quietly dwindled, with many having gone home to Central Am....
Enes Kanter: Turkey 'seeking arrest' of New York Knicks player

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:20:00 -0500

Turkish prosecutors are seeking the arrest and extradition of New York Knicks enter Enes Kanter, accusing him pf being a member of an "armed terrorist group". Mr Kanter is accused of ties to Fethulla....
Southwest Airlines flights canceled, delayed due to computer issue in Baltimore

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:39:27 -0500

A data connectivity issue with Southwest Airlines phones and computer systems Tuesday resulted in delayed flights to and from BWI.....
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand moves toward launching 2020 presidential campaign

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:25:26 -0500

The New York Democrat announced her intentions on CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" ahead of a trip to Iowa this weekend.....
Jayme Closs kidnapping suspect's father: 'All I care about' is Jayme's family

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:13:36 -0500

The grandfather of a Wisconsin girl who was kidnapped after her parents were killed in October said Wednesday that he appreciates the sympathy being expressed by the suspect's father.....
U.S. eyes Taiwan risk as China's military capabilities grow

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:26:22 -0500

The senior U.S. defense intelligence official, who spoke to reporters on condition of anonymity, did not predict that China's military, known as the People's Liberation Army (PLA), would take such a s....
See the New 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider in Photos

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:58:00 -0500

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Sniffer dogs, bomb experts comb through Kenya attack site

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:03:35 -0500

Kenyan police aided by bomb experts and sniffer dogs on Thursday resumed their search of the Nairobi hotel complex struck by Islamists as police arrested nine more suspects over the attack which left....
Radical Changes Needed to Secure Brexit, EU Tells May

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:00:01 -0500

(Bloomberg) -- The scale of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit defeat has convinced the European Union to demand she radically rethink the U.K.’s red lines as the bloc signaled its willingness to del....
California storms kill at least 5 as flooding fears rise

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:54:02 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing at least five deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to ....
Pelosi tells Trump to postpone State of the Union over record-long government shutdown

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:23:00 -0500

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has asked Donald Trump to postpone his annual State of the Union address amid a government shutdown now into its 26th day. The move could de....
Spirit Airlines targets Raleigh/Durham for big expansion, adds 7 routes

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:20:41 -0500

Fast-growing Spirit Airlines will make a big debut at the airport, launching seven different nonstop routes when its Raleigh/Durham service begins May 2.....
Steve King faces increasing pressure to resign after 'white supremacy' remarks

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07:09 -0500

Rep. Steve King’s base of support, including in his home state of Iowa, continues to erode after comments he made appearing to praise white supremacy were published in the New York Times. Des Moines i....
Marriott is rolling out a brand new rewards program -- Here's everything you need to know

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:05:01 -0500

When you're a frequent traveler, it's almost self-sabotage to not join some....
Parliament strikes down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by 230 votes

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:49:38 -0500

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday.....
'Planetary health diet': Britons urged to cut meat intake to equivalent of one beefburger a fortnight

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:30:00 -0500

Britons have been told to restrict their meat intake to the equivalent of one beefburger a fortnight by health experts in new dietary recommendations branded "fanatical" by critics.  The Eat....
Ford forecasts $112 mn Q4 loss amid restructuring costs

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:10:57 -0500

Ford said Wednesday it expected to post a $112 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2018 as the automaker implements a massive restructuring in the United States and Europe. For the full year, Ford ....
Kenya Hunts Gunmen in Fatal Hotel Attack Claimed by Al-Qaeda

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:34:25 -0500

The attack on 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi began with an explosion targeting three vehicles in the parking lot and then a suicide-bombing in the foyer of a Dusit Hotels & Resorts Co. outlet, police I....
Charter school educators back striking Los Angeles teachers

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:38:33 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as thousands of teachers walked picket lines for a second day Tuesday, joined for the first time by some of th....
Nancy Pelosi's Suggestion That President Trump Deliver the State of the Union in a Letter Has 112 Years of Precedent

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:15:38 -0500

The address was delivered as a letter to Congress for 112 years....
Delta: Anticipated Airbus A220 debut may be delayed by shutdown

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:21:14 -0500

Flyers looking forward to trying Delta’s highly-anticipated Airbus A220 may have to wait. The cause of the delay? The federal government shutdown.....
Mayday: The Prime Minister's Brexit Plan Has Crashed

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:12:00 -0500

Theresa May now faces a vote of no confidence, but it won't be enough to oust her from Britain's most powerful political position.....
'Gingers unite!': Prince Harry bonds with 4-year-old redhead

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:45:00 -0500

Prince Harry got a big surprise on Monday when a 4-year-old red-head presented him with a special sign. ....
McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:08:26 -0500

McDonald's Corp has lost its rights to the trademark 'Big Mac' in a European Union case ruling in favour of Ireland-based fast-food chain Supermac's.....
Fortnite left players exposed to 'massive invasion of privacy'

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00:00 -0500

Children playing Fortnite were exposed to a potential “massive invasion of privacy” thanks to an oversight in the game’s security, researchers have revealed.  The popular shooting game enjoyed by more....
A Look at the 2020 BMW 7-series

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:55:00 -0500

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California mother charged in stabbing death of 2-year-old son

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:02:47 -0500

A Covina woman has been charged with stabbing her own 2-year-old son to death, officials said Wednesday.....
Russia and Japan 'far from partners': Lavrov

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:17:29 -0500

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday that Moscow and Tokyo are still "far from being partners" despite renewed efforts to resolve a decades-old conflict over disputed islands. Russia....
Two Republicans Push ‘Border Bonds’ to Let Americans Finance a Wall

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:12:56 -0500

Representatives Steven Palazzo of Mississippi and Andy Harris of Maryland, both members of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced the Border Bonds for America Act of 2019 -- a law that would a....
Jason Spindler, U.S. businessman killed in Nairobi terrorist attack, had survived 9/11

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:24:05 -0500

Jason Spindler was so affected by 9/11 that he quit banking to focus on trying to make a difference overseas.....
Falling tree kills man as storm lashes California

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 23:43:46 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A falling tree killed a man in Oakland on Wednesday as a powerful storm lashed Northern California with high winds and rain, authorities said.....
Canceled L Train Shutdown Saved New Brooklyn Residents $26.5 Million

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:21:45 -0500

A new report from StreetEasy finds that Brooklyn residents who signed leases in the past year saved big....
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:13:56 -0500

It was the worst defeat in modern British history, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU.....
What to Know About the 2020 Toyota Supra

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:05:00 -0500

It's the return of the almighty Supra, but this Japanese car has a German flair.....
New Richard Branson-backed cruise line Virgin Voyages to have 'massive' suites

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:50:47 -0500

Virgin Voyages, the new cruise line backed by Richard Branson's Virgin Group, will have some of the biggest suites at sea.....
Palestinians launch bid for full UN membership

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:17:54 -0500

The Palestinians will launch a bid to become a full member of the United Nations even though such a move will be blocked by the United States, the Palestinian foreign minister said Tuesday. The Pales....
Kirstjen Nielsen says Secret Service is fully prepared to secure the State of the Union

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500

Campus Reform editor-in-chief Lawrence Jones, GOP pollster Lee Carter and Democratic strategist Suraj Patel weigh in on Nancy Pelosi’s comments that the president should cancel his State of the Union ....
Mike Pence amends claim that 'ISIS has been defeated' following deadly attack on U.S. troops

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:53:10 -0500

The same day that ISIS fighters in Syria claimed responsibility for a deadly bomb attack, Vice President Mike Pence echoed the president's assessment that the group had been vanquished.....
A one-pan chili with maximum flavor starts with toasted rice

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:30:35 -0500

Looking to make enough chili for one night's dinner without hauling out a heavy pot, we turned to our trusty skillet. We would use it to make both the chili and the rice, cooking in stages, for a ....
Turkish prosecutor seeks extradition of NBA's Kanter over Gulen links: Anadolu

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:40:31 -0500

Turkish prosecutors are seeking the extradition of New York Knicks center Enes Kanter over his links to the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in 2016, state-owned Anadolu news a....
Netflix Price Hike Points to the Changing Math of Cord Cutting

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:46:07 -0500

Here's some bad news for those looking forward to the season 3 premiere of “Stranger Things”: The demogorgon isn't the only thing on the rise. Netflix is planning to boost prices for all of ....
SAS soldier hailed as a hero after charging into gunfire to take down terrorists in Nairobi hotel

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:31:03 -0500

A member of the SAS helped save hundreds of lives when he charged into gunfire to rescue civilians trapped during a terrorist attack in Nairobi. A mission mounted by Kenyan forces on Wednesday ended a....
The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Gets More Angular Styling and a Big New Screen

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:32:00 -0500

Minor changes are coming to Hyundai's hybrid Ioniq hatchback.....
Sears, Kmart may survive: Eddie Lampert wins Chapter 11 bankruptcy auction

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:43:42 -0500

Sears Holdings could escape its brush with annihilation after the retailer's chairman and largest investor prevailed in an auction.....
Factbox: Impact on U.S. government widens on 25th day of shutdown

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:27:13 -0500

The longest U.S. government shutdown in history reached its 25th day on Tuesday, with most of the 800,000 employees who have been furloughed or are working without pay having missed their first payche....