China Vows to Fight Trump Tariffs to the End as Tension Rises

April 21, 2018

President urges levies on $100 billion more of Chinese goods China says it doesn’t want a trade war but is ready to fight Donald Trump said the current trade spat with China may hurt the markets in the short term but that America will emerge stronger from it, as a confrontation that has roiled global equities heats up between the world’s two largest economies. “I’m not saying there won’t be…

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YouTube Bans Firearms Demo Videos, Entering the Gun Control Debate

April 21, 2018

Google’s new policy prohibits promotion of guns, bump stocks At least one video gun blogger ditched YouTube for PornHub greater restrictions on content several times in the past year, responding to a series of issues with inappropriate and offensive videos. Most of those changes involved pulling ads from categories of videos. Google is more reluctant to remove entire videos from YouTube, but has been willing to do so with terrorism-related…

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Judge Slows U.S. Review of Trump Lawyers Records: Cohen Update

April 21, 2018

Donald Trump’s personal attorney, a federal judge in New York delayed a decision on whether to appoint an impartial “special master” to conduct the review. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood said that federal authorities who seized documents from the lawyer, Michael Cohen, would provide copies to Cohen’s team. A lawyer for Cohen said they could provide a list of proposed special masters by Tuesday. The government will also provide names….

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US, UK and France launch Syria strikes targeting Assad’s chemical weapons

April 20, 2018

Washington (CNN)The US, UK and France launched strikes against targets at three sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a week of threats of retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus enclave of Douma. Official: US response to Syria is not over Russia’s news agency TASS reported that none of the missiles fired by the three western nations struck areas near…

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Trump rips California governor for pardoning ex-cons facing deportation

April 20, 2018

Video Gov. Brown butts heads with President Trump over immigration California governor pardons two immigrants set for deportation, including one with a felony weapons charge; reaction from Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz. President Trump took aim at California Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday for pardoning five ex-convicts facing deportation, asking if residents of the Golden State “really want” such policies for criminal immigrants. The president referred to Brown as “Moonbeam,”…

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Can SaaS principles transform political campaigns as we know them?

April 20, 2018

In life, they say you get what you pay for. That is no less true in politics, which is fueled by campaign donations and lobbying dollars that move policy on every important issue under the sun. The disclosed expenditures of the DC lobbying industry are more than $3 billion per year, while just the presidential political campaigns spent more than $1.5 billion in 2016. Despite the key role that money…

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Jimmy Kimmel’s jokes about first lady Melania Trump striking a nerve with viewers?

April 19, 2018

Video Jimmy Kimmel mocks Melania Trump’s accent Late-night host goes after the first lady and impersonates her accent. Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy shares her personal story. ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s recent jokes about first lady Melania Trump are apparently offending a lot of viewers. An online petition launched recently, calling for a boycott of “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” has attracted more than 47,000 signatures, toward a goal of 50,000. Organizers say…

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More than a million illegal immigrants scored California driver’s licenses, state DMV announces

April 19, 2018

Video Illegal immigrants in California allowed to pay in-state tuition The bill was meant to help illegal immigrants “get to work, drive their children to school, and run everyday errands without the fear of being pulled over,” according to DriveCA. The legislation is “working the way it was intended to and has dramatically improved the lives of a million immigrants and their families,” Luis Alejo, author of the bill in…

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Shoppers to pay plastic bottle deposit

April 19, 2018

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow Norway is tackling the problem of plastic waste People in England will soon have to pay a deposit when they buy drinks bottles and cans in a bid to boost recycling and cut waste. The deposit will increase prices – but consumers will get the money back if they return the container. The scheme is expected to cover single-use glass and…

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Heartbeat actor Bill Maynard dies at 89

April 19, 2018

Other roles included Oh No, It’s Selwyn Froggitt!, The Gaffer and In Sickness and In Health. He also made appearances in Carry On films Carry On At Your Convenience, Carry On Matron and Carry On Dick, and was Sergeant Beetroot in TV series Worzel Gummidge in 1980. Maynard’s most recent role was a brief appearance in 2017 drama The Moorside, about the disappearance of Shannon Matthews. Image copyright Getty Images…

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SNL: Alec Baldwins Trump Admits I Dont Care About America

April 19, 2018

This weeks Saturday Night Live opened with a special news alert from President Donald Trumps Ultimately, SNLs Trump took more questions than the actual president did at his caravan of immigrants heading towards the U.S. for the plot of Max Max: Fury Road. Here is the thing that no one else is saying and Im the only one whos willing to actually say this, Baldwins Trump concluded. I dont care…

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Proposed Changes To The Endangered Species Act Want To Remove Protections For Future Threatened Species

April 19, 2018

The White House is considering a proposal that will put future threatened species at risk by removing essential protections. Titled “Removal of Blanket Section 4(d) Rule“, the proposal from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) would drastically change how future species are handled. Previously it had been suggested that the proposal would remove protections for up to 300 currently threatened species. That looks to be slightly incorrect however, with later reports…

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A Second Paul Manafort Associate Has Turned on Him

April 19, 2018

Former Trump campaign chief Rick Gates, Manaforts long-time right hand, began cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Muellers office in February. Manaforts attorneys revealed the information about the second former employee in an April 6, 2018, court filing. In the filing, Manaforts attorneys asked the federal judge overseeing the prosecution to block documents found in a storage unit in Alexandria, Virginia, from being used as evidence against him. They argue the…

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No, Zuckerberg cant lie to Congress just because hes not under oath

April 18, 2018

While the press and public may have been denied a dramatic raise-your-right-hand moment in Congress this week, Facebook’s chief executive is still under legal obligation to tell the truth. If it feels like Zuckerberg is bending the truth, know that making a false statement to Congress might be difficult to prove given the slippery nature of congressional testimony, but it’s still illegal. Since some corners of the internet appear to…

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