Teens are still having sex, most use contraception

June 22, 2017

(CNN)American teens’ sex habits and contraceptive use haven’t changed much over the past decade, according to a new report from the National Survey of Family Growth, which is administered by the United states Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In that time period, 42% of female teens and 44% of male teens reported having had sex at least once, a 1% decrease for females and a 2% increase for males over the previous four years, spanning 2006 to 2010. These differences are …


Jews, Christians and Muslims make holy ground in America’s heartland

June 19, 2017

Omaha, Nebraska (CNN)When most people think of Omaha, they imagine sizzling steaks, billionaire Warren Buffet or even former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning calling out before the snap. (Remember “Omaha-Omaha”?). A rabbi, a reverend and an imam (no, it’s not a setup joke) are partners in a decadelong quest to bring together the three Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity and Islam — to share and worship on the same property. …


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

June 18, 2017

… revenue and stores in 16 states plus D.C. provides her a much bigger platform to influence their lives than anyone in her family had two generations ago. Its also why shes decided to take on the president of the United states to stop him from rolling back decades of public land protections. We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land, Marcario, 52, told HuffPost last month. I dont have a lot of faith in politics and politicians right now. Ventura, California-based …


84 Great Danes Rescued In New Hampshire In ‘Worst’ Squalor

June 18, 2017

Owner Christina Ray, 60, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of animal neglect after police, animal control officers and personnel from the Humane Society of the United states on Friday freed dogs in cages and rounded up scores of others roaming sections of Rays dilapidated eight-bedroom mansion in Wolfeboro. Nine puppies were collected at another property. Several dogs had the run of sections of the dilapidated mansion where the operation was run. Ive never seen conditions this bad …


Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… groups history. To accompany the ad, the trade group erected a website, , which features more of the data demonstrating the importance of foreign automakers in the United states economy. Foreign carmakers now produce of the cars made in the United states up from 1 percent in 1979, according to the AGAs analysis of its members data available on the new site. As a result, those German, Swedish, Japanese and South Korean companies with U.S. production plants directly employ 130,000 workers, the …


Iraqi detainees in Michigan fear deportation

June 16, 2017

… members are fighting for the Iraqi families at risk of losing their loved ones. “Not only is it immoral to send people to a country where they are likely to be violently persecuted, it expressly violates United states and international law and treaties,” said Kary Moss, executive director for the ACLU of Michigan in a news release. “We are hoping that the courts will recognize the extreme danger that deportation to Iraq would pose for these individuals. Our immigration policy …


Executions in Pakistan: Is ISIS targeting China?

June 15, 2017

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Anger in Taiwan as China poaches another diplomatic ally

June 14, 2017

… China (ROC) — was forced to withdraw from the United Nations after the General Assembly passed a motion recognizing the People’s Republic of China as the only lawful representative of China to the UN. Many other countries followed suit, including the United states, which switched diplomatic recognition to the PRC in 1979 but has maintained unofficial ties with Taiwan, an important ally in the region. US President Donald Trump set off a diplomatic firestorm before his inauguration by …


(Some) Puerto Ricans vote for US statehood

June 12, 2017

(CNN)Puerto Ricans who voted for US statehood in a non-binding referendum Sunday are “claiming our equal rights as American citizens,” Puerto Rico’s governor says. Congress, the only body that can approve new states, will ultimately decide whether the status of the US commonwealth changes. Puerto Rico: An argument for independence …


Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

June 11, 2017

… soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines of the United states of America … You make me proud. You make America proud,” Giffords said as she stood next to her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, who was in the Navy. Kelly lived in Galveston County when he was stationed at Johnson Space Center in suburban Houston during his NASA service. Speakers including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said Giffords’ strength and courage made her worthy of being the namesake of the …


Donald Trump hasn’t tweeted in a very long time

June 10, 2017

… President of the United states. He’s made clear — in the face of much criticism — that he isn’t going to stop tweeting. I’m not sure anyone is in a position to simply tell the President to stop doing something and have him actually listen. Then there’s the argument that Trump’s silence suggests he has now finally been made aware of the political — and legal — peril he is in, and that by tweeting he makes things worse, not better. Again, count …


Brad Pitt Forecasts ‘No Future’ Thanks To Trump

June 9, 2017

Comedian Jim Jefferies closed out the debut of The Jim Jefferies Show on Tuesday by throwing it to his weather man. The mystery weather man was supposedly there to address Trump announcing the United states withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreementand the environmental impact we can expect. Pitt, posing as a weather man in front of a very red-looking map of the world, motioned to everywhere, saying, Things are going to be getting warmer in this area here and this area here. …


Donald Trump May Find Time To Live-Tweet James Comey’s Testimony

June 7, 2017

… Tuesday said the tweets are considered official statements by the president of the United states. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday criticized the media forthis obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little what he does as president. Sometimes, his tweets land him in legal and political trouble. His rants this week promoting his executive order banning travel and immigration from six majority-Muslim countriescould hurt him in the ongoing legal …


London Mayor: UK Shouldn’t Host Donald Trump On A State Visit

June 7, 2017

… circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for, said Khan, who has heavily criticized Trump since he called for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United states when he was still a presidential candidate. I think one of the things when you have a special relationship, its no different to when youve got a close mate, Khan continued. You stand with them in times of adversity, but you call them out when theyre wrong. And there are many things about which …


Las Vegas Cop Charged In Chokehold Death Of Black Man

June 6, 2017

Officer Kenneth Lopera was charged on the same day the Clark County Coroners Office ruled the May 14 death of Tashii Farmer, 40, near the Las Vegas Strip was a homicide due to police restraint. The two charges of involuntary manslaughter and oppression under color of office brought against Lopera, which could each carry a maximum sentence of four years in prison if he is convicted, follow a number of deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of the police in the United states that have spawned …


9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

… Trump got wrong: reportcurrent proposalsrealistic plans Kevin SteinbergerAmanda Levinwrote 2. Exiting the agreement protects the United states from future intrusions on the United states sovereignty and massive future legal liability. Believe me, we have massive legal liability if we stay in. The Paris Agreement is legally nonbinding, meaning the United states cant be punished for failing to meet the 26 percent to 28 percent commitment made in 2015. Despite arguments from the White House to …


43 Percent Of Kids Killed In Car Crashes Aren’t Properly Restrained

June 1, 2017

… Getty Images The data varied based on geography. On a state level,car accident-related mortality rate per 100,000 children ranged from 0.25 per 100,000 in Massachusetts to 3.20 per 100,000 in Mississippi. In the United states, unintentional injury is the most common cause of pediatric death, and the motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury. …


Trump Declares Victory, Heads Home To Face More Russia Scandal

I think we hit a home run no matter where we are, Trump said in a speech at the Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily. A very proud nation salutes you, he said. You are the metal spine forged out of the fire of American strength. Of the arms sales, he said he had agreed to massive economic development deals, the likes of which there has never been, that will create hundreds of thousands of jobs in the United states building the equipment that has just been ordered by Saudi Arabia. Within …

May 28, 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s national security adviser, dead at 89

… Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin, leading to the Camp David accords in September 1978. Three months later, U.S.-China relations were normalized, a top priority for Brzezinski. Born in Warsaw and educated in Canada and the United states, Brzezinski was an acknowledged expert in Communism when he attracted the attention of U.S. policymakers. In the 1960s he was an adviser to John F. Kennedy and served in the Johnson administration. …

May 27, 2017

Two Pennsylvania Drug Counselors Die Of Opioid Overdoses

Drug packets and paraphernalia are shown atop the desk of one of the Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge counselors who died Sunday. They were found by the other residents, Hogan told NBC News on Thursday. They came over to get their programming and medication and found the bodies. Packets of heroin on the desk of one of the counselors who fatally overdosed. The opioid epidemic has spread across the United states in recent years. In Ohio, a coroner has had to rent extra room for …

May 26, 2017

Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

A massive landslide covered a section of Californias famous Highway 1 last weekend thats been beset by falling rocks and debris this year. Mother nature hard at work, said a tweet from Caltrans, the states transportation department. We were fearful that something could happen, Shivers told HuffPost.We didnt think it would be anything like this. The highway hugs the California coast for about 655 miles and normally is a popular scenic route for motorists. The slide went from bad to …

May 24, 2017

Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

(CNN)Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called “the ultimate deal”. But like so many US presidents who have believed it their duty to bring peace to the region, Trump will face a series of challenges, which have grown increasingly insurmountable. Seven years on since Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last held talks, the same issues remain — disagreements over borders, security, Jerusalem, a right of return …

May 22, 2017

Now it’s up to the special counsel

Washington (CNN)A bad day for the White House could turn out to be a good day for justice and democratic accountability and institutions. Robert Mueller’s appointment Wednesday as special counsel to probe Russian election meddling and any collusion by Trump campaign aides elevates the investigation clear of partisanship and the threat of White House interference. It therefore may offer the best chance for a politically bulletproof accounting of the guilt or innocence of members of the …

May 18, 2017

Psaki: Trump is destroying the trust of our allies

… intelligence sharing relationship with the United states. And can you blame them? Join us on Twitter and Facebook The potentially devastating impact of these revelations makes the dust-up over the Russian state-run media being allowed into the meeting between President Trump and Foreign Minister Lavrov while the American press was excluded seem, well, quaint. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsList Janitor ACE List Janitor is a powerful email list cleaning and …

May 16, 2017