Sessions has no regrets for Hawaii remark

April 22, 2017

… that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the President of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power.” The attorney general’s statement, which was first flagged by CNN’s KFile, garnered widespread criticism, including from Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono, who tweeted: “Hawaii was built on the strength of diversity & immigrant experiences- including my own. Jeff Sessions’ comments …

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General election 2017: Corbyn focuses on ‘super-sized’ classes – BBC News

April 21, 2017

… Farage won’t stand in general election A Conservative spokeswoman dismissed Mr Corbyn’s comments and pointed out that the number of infants in large classes had risen by 18% in three years in Wales. “Of course we are not complacent about the situation in England,” she added. “There is more to do and that’s why we are spending a record amount on schools – something we can afford to do because of our careful management of the nation’s …

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The secret Instagram ‘pods’ fighting the new algorithm one like at a time

April 21, 2017

… comments.” Instagram blogger Meggan, who runs @CardiganJezebel, describes a pod as “essentially a group message on Instagram”. Members of the group follow each other, and constantly like and comment on one another’s posts to keep pod members’ posts showing up in other people’s timelines. After Meggan became part of a few pods through Facebook groups and Twitter, she says she’s been getting better reach and engagement on her Insta posts. …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

… and social activist. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. “India is very progressive. A person can choose his or her gender, you don’t need to have a medical certificate. This speaks of our constitutional morality and recognizes gender politics,” said Akkai Padmashali, a transgender activist and founder of Ondede, a Bangalore-based NGO that works with the LGBT community. But transgender people — along with same-sex …

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Hillary Clinton makes most political remarks since losing election

March 29, 2017

(CNN)Hillary Clinton took the stage at a diversity conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, making her most political comments since losing the 2016 presidential election. “There is no place I’d rather be than here with you,” Clinton said, before adding: “Other than the White House.” During her keynote address at the annual conference hosted by the Professional BusinessWomen of California, Clinton spoke largely about women’s equality and peppered in criticism …

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Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

… said on NBC. “Now maybe this is the way he conducted his real estate business, with half-truths and sometimes no-truths and a lot of bluster. That, in my opinion, is no way to run a business. But it’s an even worse way to run a country.” Rep.: Trump comments should appall Americans Republican Rep. Tom Cole told reporters Friday that Trump should say sorry to Obama if he couldn’t support his claims. “Frankly, unless you can produce some pretty …

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Farron likens PM’s politics to Trump’s and Putin’s – BBC News

March 19, 2017

He will make the comments as part of his keynote speech at the Lib Dem’s spring conference in York. ‘The new normal’ The party leader will say: “The politics of Trump. Of Putin. Of Le Pen. And now the politics of Her Majesty’s Government. “Welcome to the new world order. This is the new normal, the new status quo. “Aggressive. Nationalistic. Anti-Nato. Anti-EU. It is the post-war internationalist consensus unravelling in real time. “Winston …

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Nikki Haley on North Korea talks: US has ‘been there, done that’

March 17, 2017

Washington (CNN)UN Ambassador Nikki Haley offered a glimpse of the administration’s policy on North Korea as tensions mount in the region and the isolated nation continues to develop its nuclear weapons program. Haley’s comments in a Thursday interview on CNN’s Erin Burnett “OutFront” came as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made his first trip on the job to Asia, where he derided the US approach to the country during the past two decades and pledged a new path. In …

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A CBO report that conservatives can get behind

March 14, 2017

… @CNNOpinion on Twitter. We welcome your ideas and comments. The Trump administration and congressional Republican leaders will need to balance these benefits against the reality that some moderates cannot be won over without changes to the law designed to boost coverage. That may mean increased funding for the Medicaid program to create an even more gentle transition for states that elected to take the Medicaid expansion, such as Ohio and New Jersey — or more generous tax credits to help …

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Conway denies suggesting wider surveillance of Trump

March 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)White House adviser Kellyanne Conway is denying she suggested there was wider surveillance of President Donald Trump during the campaign, telling CNN Monday that her comments in a recent interview were taken out of context. Sunday night, Conway appeared to expand Trump’s allegations that the Obama administration wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower — a claim for which the President has not yet provided evidence — when she told the Bergen Record there could …

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At 7, this boy runs a company and saves for college

March 10, 2017

… says. “We certainly appreciate it and I realize it makes people feel good; 99% of the comments say how inspiring it is. But a fraction of the comments say ‘the kid is a marketing tool for a mom and dad business’ and we just try not to read them. I started typing a response once and stopped. I feel it’s not worth it.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsPayDrill Reseller 10 Pro Styler Theme Unlimited Personal Licence Special Offer Create stunning …

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White House condemns Kansas attack, calls it ‘racially motivated’

March 1, 2017

Washington (CNN)A White House spokeswoman condemned on Tuesday the shooting of two Indian men in Kansas that gained international attention over the weekend, telling reporters that the shooting appears to be “an act of racially motivated hatred.” The comments are the most direct the White House has been on the shooting, which killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla, a 32-year old employee at GPS company Garmin, and left Alok Madasani, 32, and Ian Grillot, 24, in the hospital. “As more …

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Delay Brexit if no trade deal reached, say business leaders – BBC News

March 1, 2017

… Europe. The BCC’s comments come after former Prime Minister Sir John Major warned that the chances of no agreement being reached within the time limit were “very high”. In a speech, he warned that an “unreal and over-optimistic” vision of Brexit was being put forward. Downing Street said the government was determined to make a success of Brexit. …

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