North Korea: Diplomatic delegation ‘mugged’ at JFK Airport

June 19, 2017

(CNN)North Korea says delegates it sent to a United Nations’ conference in New York were “literally mugged” by US authorities as they tried to leave John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday. KCNA called the incident “an illegal and heinous act of provocation,” adding that US authorities behaved like “gangsters.” “According to the US State Department, the North Korean citizens were not accredited members of North Korea’s …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… monument designations going back 21 years President Donald Trump speaks at the Interior Department before signing an executive order reviewing previous national monument designations made under the Antiquities act. Patagonia to sue the Trump administration a day later, vowing to take every step necessary, including legal action, to defend our most treasured public landscapes from coast to coast. A president does not have the authority to rescind a National Monument, Marcario said in a …

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Judicial Watch seeking documents unlawfully removed by Comey

June 18, 2017

Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch is calling on acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to recover and release federal records and memos it claims were unlawfully removed by former Director James Comey, threatening the FBI with a lawsuit should the bureau not comply. Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, penned a letter to McCabe on June 14 warning of a potential violation of the Federal Records act, which is the basis for the federal governments policies regarding the creating, …

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Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

June 13, 2017

(CNN)Tensions in northeast Asia are among their highest in decades, amid continued missile testing by Pyongyang and saber-rattling from Tokyo, Beijing and Washington. In discussions with FIFA President Gianni Infantino this week, the South Korean President suggested a “regional bloc” including both Koreas, China and Japan could join forces to host the 2030 football World Cup. If Moon were to achieve his vision, it would require a difficult balancing act. Since his …

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Mountain Climber Makes History With Rope-Free, Death-Defying Ascent At Yosemite

June 6, 2017

The 31-year-old elite climber on Saturday became the first person to scale the nearly 3,000-foot face of Yosemites El Capitan granite formation without ropes or safety gear, an act known in mountaineering as free-soloing. National Geographic, which exclusively reported Honnolds ascent, called it perhapsthe greatest feat of pure rock climbing in the history of the sport. Fellow elite climber Tommy Caldwell had another way of describing Honnolds feat: After Honnold completed his climb in 3 …

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London attacks: At least 6 dead, more than 40 injured after van ramming, stabbings

June 5, 2017

… being treated as a potential act of terrorism” and said her thoughts were with “those who are caught up in these dreadful events.” Her office said she would chair a meeting of the government’s COBRA emergency committee on Sunday. May and U.S. President Donald Trump were briefed on the matter. Speaking to Fox News from London, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said the latest attacks mark the fourth or fifth time he’s had to call his British counterpart in …

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Don Cheadle Shuts Down Men Having Temper Tantrums Over Women-Only Screenings

May 31, 2017

Last week, the Alamo movie theater in Austin announced that it would be hosting a women-only screening of the superhero film, and men of the internet collectively lost it they said that offering a screening exclusively for women was reverse sexism, and arguably an illegal act of gender discrimination. He was particularly skeptical of those who thought that a women-only screening was hypocritical for feminists, who would surely be up in arms if movie theaters offered men-only movie …

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The Portland Heroes Who Stood Up To Hate

May 29, 2017

… of all people. In his final act of bravery, he held true to what he believed is the way forward. He will live in our hearts forever as the just, brave, loving, hilarious and beautiful soul he was. Ricky John Best, 53, was killed while intervening when an alleged white supremacist was harassing two teenage girls on Portland’s MAX train.  He was always the first person you would go to for help, Kareen Perkins, one of Bests colleagues, told The Oregonian/Oregon Live. Ive talked to …

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Noose found hanging on tree outside a museum in Washington D.C.

… “welcoming, inclusive and safe place for all.” He said he knows staff will join him in “deploring” the act. The museum features contemporary art and culture. The incident comes weeks after someone hung bananas with racist messages from nooses at several locations at American University. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsICU Package How A British Guy Found The Simple Secret To Driving Massive Traffic Online Which Can Make Anyone $1,416.07 Per Day …

May 28, 2017
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New Republican Bill Makes Suing Cops For Civil Rights Violations Really Tough

Under the Back the Blue act, introduced on May 16 by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in the Senate and Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) in the House, suing cops in federal court for violating the constitutional rights of civilians will be limited. So,even if the individual can prove their rights were violated by an officer, police departments would be able to claim an individuals injuries were a result of that persons conduct which, to quote the bill, more likely than not, constituted a felony or a crime of …

May 27, 2017
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Boehner: Trump’s term ‘disaster,’ aside from foreign affairs

… Affordable Care act. Boehner said that while Republicans would fix some problems of Obama’s law, repeal and replacement is “not going to happen.” He added, “Republicans never ever agree on health care.” The GOP-led House narrowly passed a bill earlier this month. The Senate has struggled to produce legislation that all in the GOP can back. On investigations into Russia, Boehner told the Texas forum that “they need to get to the bottom of this” but said …

May 27, 2017
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The Best Boyfriends Know Little Gestures Mean More Than Anything Else

… sweeping statements and grand gestures, they’re not the ones who act passive and then try to say sorry with a nice dinner. They’re the ones who are there for you, today, tomorrow, whenever you need them. There’s no putting you on hold, there’s no second guessing, there’s no wondering about your worth or what you mean in their lives. The best boyfriends are not the ones who sacrifice their “fun, single lives” for a relationship, they’re the ones who …

May 25, 2017
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Ariana Grande On British Concert Horror: ‘Broken.’

The 23-year-old star was unharmed in an attack just outside the Manchester Arena by a suspected suicide bomber. At least 22 people were killed and 50 injured in the explosion. Scooter Braun, the New York company that represents Grande, also said in statement: Our hearts are broken. Words cannot express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack. We mourn the live of children and loved ones taken in this cowardly act. The bomb exploded just as people were …

May 23, 2017
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Trump vs. Comey: Who will America trust?

… get its story straight. In recent days, Trump has repeatedly contradicted his own press team as they work to defuse multiple firestorms in Washington. Since Comey would testify from Congress, and Trump can command the bully pulpit, both men, in effect would be vying for victory in the court of public opinion. Comey, in the very act of taking notes about his conversations with Trump, seems to have indicated that at the very least he considered the President a problematic character who could …

May 17, 2017
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Hope You Don’t Expect The Senate GOP To Be Transparent About Obamacare Repeal

Senate Republicans have spent the last 10 days or so promising not to tackle health care in the same hurried, irresponsible way that their House counterparts did. We are not under any deadlines, Sen. (R-Texas) saidlast week, so we are going to take our time. They have also suggested they have little interest in drafting something that looks like the American Health Care act the wildly unpopular House bill that would roll back many of the Affordable Care acts most important insurance …

May 15, 2017
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