Posted in Politics

Trump walked away from infrastructure negotiations with Pelosi and Schumer

President Donald Trump made official Wednesday what many have suspected for months: There will never actually be an infrastructure week, or at least there won’t…

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Posted in Environment

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta tables bill to repeal carbon tax

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta tabled a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle…

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Posted in Sports

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing

Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing…

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Posted in World

Turkey’s Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump meets with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 21,…

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Posted in US News

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over…

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Posted in Business

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval

FORT WORTH, Texas/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve…

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Posted in Politics

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Avenatti’s legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S….

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Posted in World

Rezo: YouTuber’s expletive-filled rant attacks German government, putting Merkel’s party on the back foot

A German YouTube star’s hour-long video attacking the government has gone viral after being viewed 3.5 million times in just a few days. Rezo, a…

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Posted in UK News

European elections: Officials respond to conspiracy theories over pencils in polling stations

The UK’s Electoral Commission has responded to a widespread conspiracy theory about using pens in the European elections.  Some have claimed that voters must use ink…

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Posted in Sports

Manchester United sack Ricky Sbragia as under-23 coach and prepare for academy overhaul

Manchester United sack Ricky Sbragia as under-23 coach and prepare for academy overhaul | The Independent Sport > Football > Premier League Nicky Butt, the…

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Posted in UK News

Brexit crisis – Minister quits, piling pressure on May

LONDON (Reuters) – Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a…

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Posted in Politics

Leaked IRS memo: what it says about Trump tax returns controversy

The standoff over President Trump’s tax returns took another turn this week, as news broke that IRS staffers prepared an internal draft analysis that seems…

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Posted in Tech

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan

(Reuters) – General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a…

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