Trump agrees ‘not to terminate NAFTA at this time’

April 27, 2017

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement, a pact which he railed against as a candidate and as recently as last week declared was harmful to US workers. “It is my privilege to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation,” Trump said in a written statement that accompanied the readout of his phone calls. “It is an honor to deal with both President Pea …

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Texas: FDA should release impounded execution drug

April 27, 2017

(CNN)The Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s battle against the US Food and Drug Administration over an impounded shipment of drugs to be used for lethal injections continued Wednesday with the state filing an amended court complaint. The motion follows the FDA’s decision last week to rule that sodium thiopental cannot be imported into the United States, blocking states from using the drugs in executions. The agency has not approved the drug’s use in the United States More …

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Fresno shooting suspect charged with murder

April 27, 2017

(CNN)California authorities on Wednesday charged a suspect with eight felony counts, including murder, after police said he killed three men in an alleged hate crime. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, is accused of fatally shooting the three men at random in downtown Fresno, California on April 18, police said. Muhammad is black and his victims were white. Muhammad allegedly opened fire at a Pacific Gas & Electric truck, killing one man. He then walked away and fired his handgun at four others, as …

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Prosecutor: ‘Brutal’ genital mutilation won’t be tolerated in US

April 27, 2017

(CNN)Two Michigan doctors and a medical office manager were indicted Wednesday by a Detroit grand jury in the first federal female genital mutilation case in the United States. Detroit emergency room physician Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, internal medicine physician Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar, face one count of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation, two counts of female genital mutilation and one count of conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding. Doctors Nagarwala, …

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Ann Coulter isn’t letting Berkeley off easy for messing with her speech

April 21, 2017

(CNN)The showdown continued Thursday between the University of California, Berkeley, and Ann Coulter over if and when the conservative firebrand will speak at the famously progressive school. Citing safety concerns, administrators on Wednesday postponed Coulter’s scheduled April 27 appearance, saying it needed more time to find a “suitable venue.” But Coulter was not having it. In a Twitter rampage and a Fox News appearance, she accused the school of canceling the event and …

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Utah Physician Says She’ll Happily Do The Job Jason Chaffetz Won’t

April 21, 2017

Kathryn Allenhoped to deliver Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) a dose ofstrong medicine (read: a loss) in the 2018 election. Now she wont have to. Chaffetz bowing out adds uncertainty to the future of Utahs strongly Republican 3rd Congressional District. For Allen, who has described Chaffetz as a That is what we have run on all along and will continue to run on, she told The Huffington Post on Wednesday. Our message remains one of consensus and coalition building, of coming together for a …

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Arkansas Judge Blocks State From Using Drug For Lethal Injections

April 20, 2017

… federal ruling made their order unnecessary. McKesson does not approve of its drugs for use in executions. On Wednesday, the company said in a statement that it wants to prevent the use of our product for something other than a legitimate medical purpose. McKesson is committed to ensuring that its property is only used in a manner consistent with our supplier agreement. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP Freshstart v3 – Unlimited Personal Sites License Launch a …

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How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

(CNN)The suicide of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez in his prison cell is one of several recent suicides of people in custody, prompting experts to question whether these deaths were preventable. Hernandez, who was convicted of murder in 2015, hanged himself Wednesday morning with a bedsheet tied to his window, according to prison officials. A Washington state inmate accused of fatally shooting five people last year also hanged himself this week,and a triple-murder suspect recently fell …

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A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

… to me, about me, probably in the last half hour! Hannah I feel like my bandana collection is my most developed collection. I mean my array of bandanas is insane. Shoshanna ** I am 13 pounds overweight and it has been so awful for me my whole life. Hannah Ive been known to dabble in the Macintosh arts. Ray Its a Wednesday night baby and Im alive! Hannah ** I will never be bored as long as theres Halloween. Shoshanna Its really liberating to say …

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Some States, Cities Still Banning Government Travel To North Carolina

April 14, 2017

… general,Xavier Becerra (D), said Wednesday in a statement. North Carolinas new law does not cure the infirmity of this type of discrimination. State lawmakers approved legislation last monththat repeals the so-called bathroom bill, but the new law bars cities from passing ordinances that expand nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people. It also bans municipalities and the University of North Carolina from regulating bathroom access without the legislatures permission. Equality NC, the …

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Terrifying Video Shows 2 Bullets Narrowly Missing 4-Year-Old Girl’s Head

April 14, 2017

Surveillance video released on Wednesday shows the girl sitting in a barbershop chair on Monday when a bullet suddenly crashes through the window, just inches from her head.Seconds later, a second shot pierces the window on the other side of the girls head, sending her running away screaming. Investigators said the shots were Tattoo parlor employees quickly identified 23-year-old Michael Hart as the suspect. They said he was a regular at the business. she said in an interview with …

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‘Survivor’ Contestant Outed As Transgender During Shocking Tribal Council

April 14, 2017

Survivor contestants have a reputation for double-crossing one another, but one competitor hit a new low when he outed a fellow player as transgender on Wednesday nights episode. According to EOnline.com, Varner admitted to Survivor: Game Changers host Jeff Probst that he felt he was going home, and then proceeded to out Smith in an attempt to paint him as untrustworthy and perhaps inspire other contestants to switch their votes. Smith, who identified as a gay man in both seasons hes …

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Trump Rushes Into World Affairs

April 13, 2017

… threaten. As for NATO, Trump stood in the East Room Wednesday and pledged his new-found love of an alliance he denounced during the campaign as a bunch of deadbeats who were crying wolf about Russia, but who were unwilling to pay to protect themselves. Tomorrow is another episode. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended Products(Monthly) Instaeasy 1(one) Extra Account Continuous Engagement Plugin Copy-MY Email Marketing Syatem -Oto2 copy my email marketing advance supporteCOM Launcher …

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House Republicans Were Handed A Historic Opportunity. They’re Blowing It.

April 7, 2017

… closer to passage than they were two weeks ago when GOP leaders pulled the health care bill from the floor, and members are heading back to their districts for two weeks. Presumably, dissatisfaction with what Republicans are discussing will further drive the conference away from a functional majority. Ive been here for eight years, Rooney told HuffPost on Wednesday. And for the Republican Party, we need to start passing bills that are positive, rather than just being an opposition or stopping …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… the U.S. capital, where Senate Republicans have been working to get President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, confirmed to the high court. A few Democrats said they’d vote for Judge Gorsuch as well, but most of them have been working to block the nomination. And in the back and forth between the political parties, both a filibuster and the nuclear option came into play yesterday. We defined these terms on Wednesday’s show. You can find that in our archives at …

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Anderson Cooper questions Trump’s ‘biggest story’

April 6, 2017

(CNN)CNN’s Anderson Cooper questioned Wednesday how President Donald Trump could say Susan Rice is the biggest story of the moment, just one day after the deadliest chemical gas attack Syria has seen in years. Trump told the New York Times that former national security adviser Susan Rice may have committed a crime by requesting the names of Trump associates who were incidentally mentioned on intercepted communications during the Obama administration. The President offered no evidence to …

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Schiff: Trump promised documents, but WH staff is fighting release

April 6, 2017

(CNN)The top Democrat on the House Russia investigation, Rep. Adam Schiff, said Wednesday President Donald Trump personally promised documents at the center of “unmasking” allegations would be made available to all members of the House intelligence committee, but that White House staff is fighting those documents’ release. “The President, when I met with him, said that he is happy to have whoever we wanted review the documents. His staff has opposed that, they were …

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Amid tension, cultural exchange and appreciation at the Russian embassy

April 6, 2017

… stunning,” said another. Homestead band co-director Steve Barber, who connected with the Russian embassy through the Embassy Series program, said he had no concern bringing his students to Wednesday’s concert. “This is a cultural experience,” Barber said. “We’re looking to expose our kids to the world around them.” But the evening’s program indicated awareness that the situation was unusual. “We realize that we live in different and …

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Dialogue marks faiths’ response to the Westminster attacks – BBC News

April 5, 2017

… common principles – principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.” This Wednesday, both the Protestant and Roman Catholic Churches in Britain will continue to press the case for engagement, as opposed to antagonism. At 12:00 BST, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend what is billed as a Service of Hope at Westminster Abbey, which will bring together representatives of all those who were touched by the events of 22 March. The Archbishop of …

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ICE releases Seattle ‘Dreamer’ Daniel Ramirez Medina

March 30, 2017

(CNN)Daniel Ramirez Medina, an undocumented immigrant whose arrest drew national attention, was released Wednesday from a detention center in Tacoma, Washington. “I’m very grateful for all the people who supported me,” Ramirez told reporters in Spanish just minutes after his release. Ramirez, 24, was released after posting a $15,000 bond, his legal team said. …

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Texas House Democrat signals bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018

March 30, 2017

(CNN)Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, signaled that he’s planning to challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday, setting up a longshot bid against the former Republican presidential candidate seeking re-election in 2018. “I think that national profile highlights the fact that he’s been running for president for four years while he should have been serving the people in Texas,” O’Rourke said about Cruz on Wednesday. O’Rourke was careful not to make an …

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Stabbing suspect targeted black men in New York

March 23, 2017

(CNN)A 66-year-old man was stabbed to death in Manhattan late Monday, police said, for one reason: being black. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, James Harris Jackson walked into an NYPD substation in Times Square and announced that he was responsible for Timothy Caughman’s death. “I’m the person you’re looking for,” he said, adding that he had knives in his pocket. …

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Why maternity and mental health coverage may decide health care bill’s fate

March 23, 2017

(CNN)House GOP leaders are now looking to change an Obamacare provision that guarantees all health insurers cover services such as maternity, mental health and prescription drugs, in hopes of wooing conservative lawmakers to their side. The dramatic shift — which would strike at blow at the heart of Obamacare — comes after conservative Freedom Caucus members lobbied President Donald Trump Wednesday to eliminate the provision, which is not in the current GOP health care plan. …

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Officer killed in London attack was father, 15-year veteran

March 23, 2017

(CNN)Keith Palmer left for work on Wednesday expecting to return home. The assailant was shot dead near London’s Houses of Parliament after the chaotic rampage. The man drove a car through crowds of people, injuring dozens before crashing into a fence outside the Parliament building. Witnesses said he got out of his car brandishing a knife that he used to fatally stab Palmer. …

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Tillerson plan to skip NATO, visit Russia puts allies on edge

March 22, 2017

Washington (CNN)The State Department scrambled Tuesday to suggest new dates for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to attend a meeting of NATO foreign ministers after his plan to skip the annual gathering — but travel to Russia — came to light. Tillerson’s decision to miss his first NATO meeting but visit Russia a week later plunged his department into damage control, frustrated allies and left analysts scratching their heads at an administration that once again is rubbing …

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20,000 lbs of frozen pizza recalled over listeria fears

March 17, 2017

(CNN)More than 21,000 pounds of frozen pizzas are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday. RBR Meat Company Inc. recalled its Marketside supreme frozen pizza, which may have been “adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes,” according to FSIS. The pizzas were sold at select Walmart stores in a 50.6-oz. box containing single shrink-wrapped 16-inch pizzas labeled as …

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