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Mike Conaway, R-Texas, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, adding he and his staff were not consulted ahead of the proposal of large crop insurance cuts which he can not support. All federal programs should be continually evaluated for effectiveness and affordability, and that must include Social Security and Medicare, regardless of the politics.
  • Sturgeon: "Scotland will be independent"

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    Ruth Davidson has been reaffirming her opposition to a second referendum and Willie Rennie said it was a straight race between the Lib Dems and the SNP . "The truth is that Labour would be willing to see a Tory government with an increased majority just to spite the SNP". However, Mr Darling dismissed the idea.
  • Led coalition strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

    Led coalition strikes pro-Assad forces in Syria

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    According to a coalition statement, at least 60 pro-Assad forces were about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the coalition training area at Tanf, which is inside a protected zone near Syria's southern border with Jordan. On May 18, the coalition conducted a strike against pro-Syrian regime forces that had advanced a significant distance into the deconfliction zone, threatening the coalition forces at At Tanf, officials noted.
  • Filmmaker Michael Moore launches 'TrumpiLeaks' website for whistleblowers

    Filmmaker Michael Moore launches 'TrumpiLeaks' website for whistleblowers

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    In a letter written for the Huffington Post , Moore announced the creation of the website, imploring folks with information to "act fast" on what he calls an abuse of power before it is too late. He acts like he's the above the law. In a blog post written for HuffPost , Moore outlines the things people can submit, including documents, video and/or audio recordings and photographs.
  • Watch Billy Eichner, 'This Is Us' Cast Quiz Stunned Fans

    Watch Billy Eichner, 'This Is Us' Cast Quiz Stunned Fans

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    If you've watched Eichner's show, Billy on the Street , you're probably familiar with the comedian's schtick. "It's a new show, coming out", one guest says, before turning to Moore, 33, with a question. Which is why it's mystifying that very few of the people Billy Eichner interviewed for his latest Billy on the Street segment knew what This Is Us was.
  • GOP Rep: Trump 'Deeply Disappointing' on Israel Embassy

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    The White House framed the decision to delay the move as a necessary step to secure an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. The Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state, while Israel has declared the entire city as its capital.
  • States File Supreme Court Briefs to Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

    States File Supreme Court Briefs to Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

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    In the United States, many veteran diplomats and officials decried Trump's remarks. Neal Katyal, a lawyer for the state of Hawaii in a separate case about the executive order, tweeted that Trump is "acting as our co-counsel" by speaking publicly about the "travel ban".
  • Journalist declares hero in London terror attack

    Journalist declares hero in London terror attack

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    In a Facebook post, Ho reportedly wrote: "Don't know whether it was stupid or noble to jump and break up the fight outside the Southwark Tavern, but two a*******s trying to do over the lone bouncer on the door isn't happening on my watch". A van was deliberately driven into pedestrians on London Bridge and then three men with knives attacked people in the area of nearby Borough Market , killing seven and injuring nearly 50 others, including Ho.
  • Murió joven herido durante manifestación en Mérida #6Jun

    Murió joven herido durante manifestación en Mérida #6Jun

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    En rueda de prensa, el mandatario regional dijo que "Edwar José Paredes era trabajador de un CDI y recibió un disparo en el tórax en horas de la noche cuando llevaba a su padre a un centro médico". Aseguró que 79 personas fueron detenidas por alteración del orden público y la mayoría quedó en libertad plena. El lunes, durante el Gran Plantón, marcha convocada por la oposición, también resultó gravemente herido Luis Guillermo Espinoza Castillo, de 15 años, en el municipio San Diego, del ...
  • Vargas Llosa: El populismo es la enfermedad de la democracia

    Vargas Llosa: El populismo es la enfermedad de la democracia

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    Sostuvo que es importante lo que ocurre en Brasil, donde un movimiento de ciudadanos "quiere la purificación democrática" mediante el castigo a los corruptos, por lo que sus logros podrían ser un gran ejemplo en la región. Respecto al país latinoamericano, la periodista cubana Yoani Sánchez lamentó la responsabilidad de Cuba, que ha "intentado replicar en Venezuela " las políticas del régimen castrista.
  • Putin to US: Are you all mad?

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    Putin suggested that skilled hackers anywhere, including the USA, could shift the blame for hacking onto Russian Federation. Does he think the battered US President needs a bit of help - a little overseas support? Trump's most ardent critics are already talking of impeachment.
  • Karen Pence installs beehive at vice president's residence

    Karen Pence installs beehive at vice president's residence

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    Mrs. Pence showed off the beehive Tuesday, partly to draw attention to a decline in managed bee colonies that she and other officials say could negatively affect US agricultural production. Pence implored Americans to take steps to help rebuild the bee population, from building a hive to planting bee-friendly flowers, herbs and vegetables to setting up a birdbath.
  • Features on iOS 11 That'll Make You Wish It Was Out Already

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    Apple told the developers they were overhauling the App Store, giving it a fresh look, and beginning to add the floor plans of shops and airports to its map program. Apple says the feature is entirely private and only stays on a user's device. Apple also brought file system and virtual reality (VR) to High Sierra.
  • Incidents cause panic in crowd at Juventus fan zone in Turin

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    Following the stampede, bags and lost shoes littered the square while people were seen limping and looking for friends and family members, a Reuters witness said. The source of the loud noise that triggered the stampede remained unclear, officials said. Italian soccer fans flee San Carlo's Square. Three people were in a serious but not life-threatening condition, including a young boy.
  • 10.5-Inch iPad Pro Vs 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Specification Details Comparison

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    Of course, like all of Apple's development kit utilities, the tech giant's new ARKit will only be a success if the company manages to convince app developers to get on board with it. The new iPad Pro also comes with a better camera - the same one found in the iPhone 7 - along with more storage, a better display and faster refreshing of moving images.
  • Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets

    Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said last week that the Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to review the case . WASHINGTON ― Government lawyers trying to defend President Donald Trump's travel ban in court might be excused if they decide they are stuck with the world's worst client.
  • Tony Soto se lanza tras la silla de Héctor O'Neill

    Tony Soto se lanza tras la silla de Héctor O'Neill

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    Soto rompió el silencio con una declaración escrita en la que expuso lo que ya era obvio: "Que no les quepa la menor duda, que una vez se abra el proceso de candidaturas, yo voy a estar en la papeleta y seré el candidato por Guaynabo ". "Lo cortés no quita lo valiente y las cosas hay que decirlas como son", afirmó. Mientras, según NotiUno el senador dijo que espera que la candidatura de Guaynabo se decida en una primaria donde participen unos 17,000 electores novoprogresistas.
  • Confirman varios muertos — Tiroteo en Orlando

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    El atacante de 45 años se suicidó después del tiroteo . "Nuestros pensamientos y oraciones para las familias de las víctimas", señaló el alguacil del condado de Orange , Jerry Demings . " Mataron a mi jefe, mataron a mi jefe ", decía McIntyre, según relató su hermana. El gobernador de Florida , Rick Scott , se pronunció en torno al incidente, que calificó como "un acto de violencia sin sentido", en una comunidad que ha enfrentado desafíos como nunca antes.
  • Trump attacks London mayor for a second day

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    Police searched more addresses in east London on Monday and said a "number of people" had been detained following the raids in Newham and Barking . Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the opposition Labor Party , when asked by a reporter if he would support calls for May's resignation over the falling number of police officers, replied, "Indeed, I would".
  • Qatar faces airspace ban as crisis with neighbours grows

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    Leading Arab powers including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates had cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran. Qatar's independent policy and desire to gain bigger influence in the region might be another reason which angered its neighbors. The UAE had always been angered by Qatar's support for Islamists in the Gulf and in Libya, and Saudi Arabia and Egypt view the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat.
  • Queman sede del Saime en Zulia

    Queman sede del Saime en Zulia

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    La información fue suministrada por el director de Protección Civil, Jorge Galindo . Galindo señaló que en el hecho resultó quemado el vigilante identificado como Erick José Troconis de 53 años. Funcionarios del Cuerpo de Investigaciones Científicas Penales y Criminalísticas (Cicpc), del estado Zulia , están realizando las pesquisas para dar con los autores materiales e intelectuales.
  • Baldwin Investment Management LLC Has $430000 Position in Symantec Co. (SYMC)

    Baldwin Investment Management LLC Has $430000 Position in Symantec Co. (SYMC)

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    Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 7,033,459 shares of the technology company's stock worth $215,787,000 after buying an additional 1,714,844 shares during the last quarter. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright laws.
  • Birthday extra happy with $1M lottery win

    Birthday extra happy with $1M lottery win

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    It's a birthday David McLeod won't soon forget. "I just couldn't believe I had won, even today it's hard to believe", said McLeod after picking up his cheque at BCLC's Kamloops office.
  • Hillary slams Trump over tweet on London Mayor

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    After more than 20 people were killed in a bomb attack last month at a concert in Manchester, England, Trump condemned the assault as the act of "evil losers" and called on nations to band together to fight terrorism. "There's no reason to be alarmed", he says. Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president, also stressed Monday that Trump's tweets were not administration policy.
  • WWDC 2017: Apple announces Siri-powered HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo

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    Apple's World Wide Developers Conference 2017 (WWDC) started today with the traditional keynote speech announcing Apple's new and upgraded software and hardware. Samsung and Google already have VR systems centered on their smartphones. Artificial intelligence, augmented reality and virtual reality have also become a focus for all platforms.
  • Activists Investigating Ivanka Trump's Factory Disappear in China

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    Deng Guilian, Hua's wife, told AFP her husband had planned to return to their home for a holiday earlier this week. They discovered that employees were required to work overtime while being paid less than the minimum wage, added Mr Li, who alleged that the factory issued fake pay slips that showed wages greater than the workers' actual compensation.
  • Death to enemies of US… court rant of supremacist accused of murder

    Death to enemies of US… court rant of supremacist accused of murder

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    He was taking a light-rail train from Portland State University where he is a student to his job at a pizza shop at the time of the attack Friday, the paper reported . Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump Free Speech Rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be risky.
  • IPad Pro 10.5-inch Hands-on: Closing the Surface gap

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    The event started with Apple CEO welcoming the audience at the 15th WWDC in San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley where Apple is building its new campus. iOS 11 also brings HEVC for video recording at high quality while consuming less space. Apple said that watch wearers will be able to link their devices with the gym equipment through NFC.
  • Why iOS 11 makes iPad awesome all over again

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    And according to reports, it was full of stories regarding Apple's plan on macOS, its future hardware devices and especially iOS 11. As a home assistant, HomePod is a great way to send messages, get updates on news , sports and weather, or control smart home devices by simply asking Siri, which many thought initially would be called Siri Speaker.