Day: August 15, 2017

Trump tweets up a storm on drug prices but delivers little change

A worker uses a scanning device to double-check prescriptions medicines. A leaked draft of Trump’s executive order on...

Trump retweets, deletes tweet calling himself a fascist; ESPN criticized for draft auction segment

Have you seen the “You might like to see it one more time” meme?  Before the #liberals find...

Trump’s latest executive order seeks to rein in agencies on environmental reviews

President Trump issued an executive order on environmental permitting Tuesday that seeks to solve a longstanding problem for...

Uganda, TZ target ‘flexible’ European pipeline funding – Daily Monitor

KAMPALA. Uganda, Tanzania and French Oil Company Total E&P, the lead joint venture partner on the Greenfield crude...

Activists seek to empower youth in northern Uganda – Daily Monitor

Gulu. Arrangements have been finalised to equip the youth in northern Uganda with skills and make them key...

Report: Cutting Obamacare subsidies could hike some premiums

Health insurance premiums could rise by roughly 20 percent next year for some consumers if President Donald Trump...

South Africa Must Prosecute 2012 Marikana Deaths, Amnesty Says – Bloomberg

A group of men carry the body of one of the 34 striking miners that were killed by...

Al-Shabaab militants kill 5 police officers in Kenya – India.com

Nairobi, Aug 16 Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab on Tuesday killed five police officers and injured another during an...

Swift groping unsettling? Country music biz mistreated women for decades

CLOSE A jury has sided with pop icon Taylor Swift in a groping lawsuit that was initially filed...

Kenya accused of intimidating rights groups after election – New Canaan News-Review

Young Kenyan men hang out in front of closed shops in Nairobi's Kibera slum Monday, Aug. 14, 2017....

Logan Smith, Activist Behind @YesYoureRacist, Outs Charlottesville White Nationalists on Twitter

On Friday, as the civilized world was reeling from the images of angry white men marching through a...

NFL-National Football League roundup

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Nigeria violence: Female suicide bombers kill 27

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Nigerian army has failed to stop violence by militants in Maiduguri Three...

Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts unknown after alleged assault in South Africa | World news

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly returned home from South Africa after failing to turn herself in...

Costco to pay $19 million for selling ‘Tiffany’ rings, judge rules

Costco owes Tiffany & Co. $19.4 million after selling "Tiffany" rings, a federal judge ruled.Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images...

Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

About a hundred people gather at Chief Kepuha Park in Hagatna, Guam for a rally for peace Monday,...

Senegal win to seize the advantage – SuperSport

Senegal scored two late goals to build a 3-1 first-leg lead over Guinea on Tuesday in a final...

Pound dog: Elvis still earning a fortune 40 years after his death

Image copyright Keystone/Getty Images Image caption If Elvis was still alive he would be 82 When a downward-spiralling...

Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change – The Denver Post

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would streamline the approval process for building...

Trump to Speed Up Public-Works Permits, Drop Climate Order

Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter.President Donald...

Trump infrastructure push rolls back environmental rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rolled back rules regarding environmental reviews and restrictions...

Nigerian Military to Boost Security Amid Surge in Boko Haram Attacks – Voice of America

Rescue workers remove a body after a suicide attack at a camp of people displaced by Islamist extremists...

Sunyani Police investigate death of three mentally challenged men – GhanaWeb

The Sunyani Divisional Police Command has begun investigations into the mysterious death of three mentally challenged men in...

Trump’s off-the-rails news conference on Charlottesville, the ‘alt-left’ and infrastructure, annotated

President Trump defended his initial statement following the violence in Charlottesville, Va. while speaking at a news conference...

Kim Kardashian West sorry for defending makeup artist

Kim Kardashian West is apologizing after feeling the ire of the internet for defending a makeup artist who...

Are Kim and Kanye Expecting Twins? | Kim Kardashian | Celebrities

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are currently in the process of expanding their family and it's now been...

Fox News, Daily Caller delete posts encouraging people to drive through protests

Months before a man allegedly turned his vehicle into a weapon and plowed through a group of protesters...

Trump has not yet reached out to Charlottesville victim’s family

NEW YORK — President Trump said Tuesday he has not reached out to the family of the woman killed in this...

ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction – ProFootballTalk

Getty Images ESPN’s recent effort to take full advantage of the fantasy football phenomenon included a staged player...

The Latest: NC governor wants Confederate monuments removed

A protester kicks the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier after it was pulled down in Durham, N.C....

Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after Charlottesville

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Facebook removes pages for racist groups after Charlottesville

Facebook removed a number of pages for racist groups following the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., that...

Ezekiel Elliott Officially Submits Appeal for 6-Game Suspension from NFL

Sean M. Haffey/Getty ImagesDallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott submitted his appeal for his six-game suspension on Tuesday.The NFLPA...

How Trump aides watched the news conference

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Deficit would balloon and premiums would jump if Trump ends healthcare subsidies, budget office says

The federal deficit would swell and premiums for some health plans would rise sharply if the Trump administration...

Your solar eclipse checklist: What to look for on the big day

Eclipse chasers will tell you that seeing a total eclipse will change your life.But keep in mind, a...

Trump talks infrastructure, but $1 trillion plan is as elusive as ever

President Donald Trump holds a flowchart of highway projects on Tuesday at Trump Tower as he announces an...

MoviePass: Cheap Tickets Startup Hurts Movie Theater Stocks

Shares in the country's two biggest movie theater operators dipped on Tuesday after a startup led by a...

Obamacare’s Bare County Problem Looks Mostly Solved, for Now

A few months ago, it looked as if large swaths of the country might end up without any...

Why Taylor Swift’s Sexual Assault Lawsuit Victory Matters

When the word "victory" comes to mind, so do celebrations and tears of joy. In the case of...