Tag Archives: Country: United States

20Oct/17

Tech companies lobby for ‘Dreamers’

Nearly two dozen major technology companies are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

29Sep/17

Senator Warner blasts Twitter

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, said on Thursday he was deeply disappointed by the lack of information Twitter provided at a briefing for congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. election. Continue reading

NBA star Lebron James says Trump trying to “divide us”

CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (NBC) – Basketball player Lebron James lashed out on Monday (September 25) against U.S. President Donald Trump over his verbal battle with the National Football League (NFL) over players who drop to one knee during the national anthem. Continue reading

19Sep/17

Maduro calls Trump ‘new Hitler’

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (SEPTEMBER 19, 2017) (VENEZUELAN GOVERNMENT TV) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called U.S. President Donald Trump “the new Hitler of international politics” after Trump’s hard-edged speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday (September 19). Continue reading

19Sep/17

Trump campaign adviser was wiretapped: CNN

U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election, CNN reported on Monday. Alva French reports. Continue reading

10Sep/17

Social media video shows early storm surge in Florida’s Key West

KEY WEST, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 9, 2017) (LOGAN BULLINS VIA INSTAGRAM) – Social media video posted on Instagram showed the early storm surge in Florida’s Key West as Hurricane Irma headed towards Florida on Saturday (September 9). Continue reading

09Sep/17

U.S. celebrities fall for Germany’s First Lady: The Merkel effect

BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Hollywood stars and a former U.S president offer Germany’s incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel their backing for the September 24 elections even as the chancellor faces persistent heckling on the home front.
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05Sep/17

Business leaders baffled by DACA end

Business leaders express their disappointment with president Donald Trump decision to scrapp DACA, a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

30Aug/17

Freedom of the press under attack by Trump: U.N. rights boss

The United Nations’ top human rights official says that derogatory remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump about journalists could amount to incitement and embolden followers to attack certain communities. Continue reading

21Aug/17

U.S. solar eclipse enters ‘totality’ over Oregon

DEPOE BAY, OREGON, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – After weeks of anticipation, the total eclipse making its way across the United States on Monday (August 21) arrived at the sleepy coastal town of Depoe Bay, Oregon, where onlookers could witness the sight of the moon’s shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona. Continue reading