Day: January 1, 2018

Tess Torelli January 1, 2018

Democrats are “not going to negotiate through the press and look forward to a serious negotiation” at a meeting Wednesday after they return to Washington, said Drew Hammill, a spokesman for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s office issued an identical statement Friday morning. He, Pelosi, House Speaker Paul Ryan […]

Tess Torelli January 1, 2018

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to again voice his support for protesters in Iran and to attack Democrats as the U.S. heads into a crucial midterm election year. “The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism,” Trump tweeted about […]

Tess Torelli January 1, 2018

A far-reaching corruption scandal dubbed “Lava Jato” (Car Wash) has ensnared a vast swath of Brazil’s political elite — including Temer, who currently holds single-digit approval ratings. The public’s dissatisfaction may create space for outsider and anti-establishment candidates to mount competitive campaigns. “It is far from clear that a strong, pro-reform candidate capable of building […]

Tess Torelli January 1, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the United States should be aware that his country’s nuclear forces are now a reality, not a threat. Kim was speaking in his annual New Year’s Day address. He said the country had achieved the historic feat of “completing” its nuclear forces and added that the has a […]

Tess Torelli January 1, 2018

Starting New Year’s Day, the sale of marijuana for recreational use will be permitted in California, the country’s most populous state. What does that mean for air travelers who try to bring small amounts of marijuana with them? That is a conundrum for the state’s airports, which are locally owned and operated but are subject […]

Vinnyd January 1, 2018

The ECSTAR Suzuki team of Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins have pulled the covers off their 2017 MotoGP machine at the Sepang International Circuit ahead of tomorrow’s first day of testing action at the Malaysian circuit – and have given us an up close look at the machine’s new colours in the process. Get the […]