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Syria could be planning chemical attack, White House says
Syria could be planning chemical attack, White House saysThe Trump administration said late Monday that it had discovered evidence that the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad could be planning another chemical weapons attack. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement that "The United States has ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:59:00 GMT
It’s Very Difficult to Convict Officers in Police Shootings, Experts Say
It’s Very Difficult to Convict Officers in Police Shootings, Experts SayIt was supposed to be a "slam-dunk." Prosecutors seemed hopeful Ray Tensing, the University of Cincinnati police officer who shot and killed Samuel DuBose, an unarmed motorist, would be convicted of manslaughter. Tensing was also charged with murder.read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:15:00 GMT
These Are the GOP Senators Who Will Make or Break Trump's Health Care Push
These Are the GOP Senators Who Will Make or Break Trump's Health Care Push(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing to ...read more
Source: Time
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:14:00 GMT
Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel
Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington HotelPresident Trump, who is fond of dining at his Trump International Hotel near the White House, will have some company Wednesday — a roomful of people who paid as much as $35,000 or $100,000 each to be there. The money will go to two joint fundraising ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:01:00 GMT
Google Gets Record $2.7 Billion EU Fine for Skewing Searches
Google Gets Record $2.7 Billion EU Fine for Skewing SearchesGoogle was fined a record €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) by European Union regulators for skewing search results in its own favor to boost its shopping search service, Bloomberg News reports. Google “abused its market dominance” by systematically ...read more
Source: Bloomberg
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:48:00 GMT
The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet
The 25 Most Influential People on the InternetFor our third annual roundup of the most influential people on the Internet, TIME sized up contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news. Here's who made this year's unranked list:read more
Source: Time
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:27:00 GMT
Family of Philando Castile reaches $3M settlement in police shooting case
Family of Philando Castile reaches $3M settlement in police shooting caseThe family of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed by officer Jeronimo Yanez of Minnesota's St. Anthony Police Department, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city of St. Anthony Village, according to a statement from both parties.read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:17:00 GMT
Google Says It Will No Longer Read Users' Emails To Sell Targeted Ads
Google Says It Will No Longer Read Users' Emails To Sell Targeted AdsGoogle will no longer scan emails in Gmail accounts in order sell targeted advertising, the company said Friday. The company will make the change later this year, bringing Gmail in line with its G Suite products for business users. "This decision brings ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:00:00 GMT
Stada Plunges as $5.9 Billion Bid Fails to Lure Investors
Stada Plunges as $5.9 Billion Bid Fails to Lure InvestorsStada Arzneimittel AG shares dropped the most in a year after the German generic-drug maker’s planned 5.3 billion-euro ($5.9 billion) sale to two buyout firms fell apart as a small group of investors held out for a better deal. Only 65.5 percent of the ...read more
Source: Bloomberg
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:19:00 GMT
Manufacturer Arconic will end sales of paneling used in Grenfell Tower
Manufacturer Arconic will end sales of paneling used in Grenfell TowerA cladding manufacturing company announced Monday that it is discontinuing sales of a type of paneling that was used in London's Grenfell Tower apartment complex, where a devastating fire killed at least 79 people this month. Arconic said in a statement ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:34:00 GMT
Justices to Hear Case on Religious Objections to Same-Sex Marriage
Justices to Hear Case on Religious Objections to Same-Sex MarriageWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear an appeal from a Colorado baker with religious objections to same-sex marriage who had lost a discrimination case for refusing to create a cake to celebrate such a union. The case will be a major ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:28:00 GMT
Except Russia, The World Thinks Worse Of US Under President Trump, Survey Finds
Except Russia, The World Thinks Worse Of US Under President Trump, Survey FindsThe image of the U.S. has taken a beating in countries across the world after President Donald Trump took office in January, according to a survey by the PEW Research Center Monday. Among the 37 countries surveyed, a median of meager 22 percent trusted ...read more
Source: International Business Times
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:52:00 GMT
Emmett Till historical marker in Mississippi vandalized
Emmett Till historical marker in Mississippi vandalizedA civil rights historical marker in Mississippi showing information about Emmett Till was vandalized, a public relations official said Monday. Allan Hammons, whose public relations firm made the marker, said that someone scratched the marker with a blunt ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:15:00 GMT
Long Island woman got 30 days in jail on vandalism charge despite having perfect alibi
Long Island woman got 30 days in jail on vandalism charge despite having perfect alibiA Long Island woman spent 30 days in jail on a bogus criminal mischief rap despite having the perfect alibi — she was in court on another charge. When a neighbor’s car was vandalized last year, Andrea Allen was in Nassau County Criminal Court on an ...read more
Source: New York Daily News
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:00:00 GMT