Some House Democrats Balk At The Party’s $15 Minimum Wage Plan

Some House Democrats Balk At The Party’s $15 Minimum Wage Plan

A group of House Democrats unveiled a bill Thursday that would raise the federal minimum wage according to local costs of living around the country. The bill competes directly with another, more progressive Democratic plan that’s been gaining momentum for a nationwide $15 wage floor. The new bill, introduced by Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama,…
Here’s What We Know About Ethiopia’s Boeing 737 Crash Investigation So Far

Here’s What We Know About Ethiopia’s Boeing 737 Crash Investigation So Far

Ethiopian investigators have offered the first official glimpse into what is known about the second of two fatal Boeing 737 Max 8 crashes over five months and how they are related. The Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau released details from a preliminary report at a press conference Thursday, saying the findings suggest that the pilots of the…
Trump Mocks Biden While Continuing To Ignore The Accusations Against Himself

Trump Mocks Biden While Continuing To Ignore The Accusations Against Himself

President Donald Trump, who stubbornly maintains that all of his own sexual misconduct accusers are telling lies, mocked former Vice President Joe Biden over misconduct allegations in a Thursday afternoon tweet. “WELCOME BACK JOE!” the president wrote alongside an edited version of a video Biden posted online Wednesday afternoon to address the accusations. Last week,…
Mar-a-Lago Arrest Spotlights Security Risks At Trump Estate

Mar-a-Lago Arrest Spotlights Security Risks At Trump Estate

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As palm trees swayed in the ocean breeze, Yujing Zhang approached Secret Service agents in the Mar-a-Lago parking lot. She said she was going to the swimming pool at the Palm Beach presidential estate and presented agents with two Chinese passports in her name. That raised suspicions with her screeners,…
Report: Ethiopia Airlines Crew Followed Boeing Rules, But Could Not Control Jet

Report: Ethiopia Airlines Crew Followed Boeing Rules, But Could Not Control Jet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian Airlines crew of the jet that crashed last month performed all the procedures recommended by Boeing but could not control the jet, states the preliminary report of the data from plane. The doomed flight experienced “nose dive conditions,” according to the investigation announced Thursday by Ethiopia’s Minister of…
Robert Mueller’s Team Says Report Had More Troubling Details About Trump Than William Barr Revealed

Robert Mueller’s Team Says Report Had More Troubling Details About Trump Than William Barr...

Investigators on Robert Mueller’s team are vexed at Attorney General William Barr’s characterization of the special counsel’s report. They say Barr “failed to adequately portray the findings of their inquiry,” The New York Times reported on Wednesday. Hours later, The Washington Post corroborated this account, reporting that some members of Mueller’s team had expressed frustration…
7 Women Have Now Said Joe Biden’s Touches Made Them Uncomfortable

7 Women Have Now Said Joe Biden’s Touches Made Them Uncomfortable

Three more women came forward Wednesday with accounts of uncomfortable physical encounters with Democrat Joe Biden, bringing the total number of women who’ve accused the former vice president of unwanted touching to seven. The stories that Vail Kohnert-Yount, Sofie Karasek and Ally Coll shared with The Washington Post bore similarities to those of the four women…
Brenton Tarrant, Alleged Gunman In New Zealand Mosque Shootings, To Face 50 Murder Charges

Brenton Tarrant, Alleged Gunman In New Zealand Mosque Shootings, To Face 50 Murder Charges

WELLINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) - The Australian man arrested over New Zealand’s mosques shooting massacre will face a total of 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he appears in court on Friday, police said. Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with one murder the day after the attack on…
As Celebs Hit Court In Bribe Case, 1 Parent To Plead Guilty

As Celebs Hit Court In Bribe Case, 1 Parent To Plead Guilty

BOSTON (AP) — A packaged-food entrepreneur from California became the first of the 33 parents charged in the college bribery scandal to agree to plead guilty, disclosing the deal Wednesday as Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin appeared in court along with some of the other defendants. Peter Jan Sartorio, 53, was accused of…
There’s A Name For Joe Biden’s Behavior Toward Women

There’s A Name For Joe Biden’s Behavior Toward Women

In the days since former Nevada state Assemblywoman Lucy Flores wrote about an uncomfortable run-in with Joe Biden, at least three more women have come forward with similar accounts. Flores says that the vice president touched her shoulders, leaned in to smell her hair and kissed the back of her head during a campaign event…

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Netball World Cup 2019: ‘I can’t quit now, I want another gold’ – Jade Clarke

Netball World Cup 2019: ‘I can’t quit now, I want another gold’ – Jade...

Jade Clarke playing for England in the January Quad Series, against her Wasps team-mate Bongi Msomi of South Africa 2019 Netball World Cup Dates: 12-21 July Venue: M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool Coverage: Every match from 15 July onwards will be broadcast by the BBC Commonwealth champion Jade Clarke says she always planned to quit if…
Lawmaker Urges Ben Carson To Resign After Disastrous House Testimony

Lawmaker Urges Ben Carson To Resign After Disastrous House Testimony

A Democratic lawmaker is urging Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to resign after he stumbled with basic housing questions before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, leading to questions about his suitability for the role. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) issued her declaration on Thursday while accusing the nation’s highest-ranking housing official of not only…
Trump’s ‘most transparent president’ claim looks cloudy

Trump’s ‘most transparent president’ claim looks cloudy

President Donald Trump declared himself “the most transparent president” during an impromptu Rose Garden appearance. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images white house A personally accessible president has approved several precedent-breaking retreats from public disclosure. By ANDREW RESTUCCIA 05/23/2019 06:45 PM EDT President Donald Trump won’t release White House visitor logs, he refuses to hand over his…