Home » 2018 » April » 03

Daily Archives: April 3, 2018 , 12:04

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky strike over pay increases and school budgets

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky strike over pay increases and school budgets

More than 300,000 school teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky are striking to protest cuts in pay, pensions, benefits, and spending cuts to classroom spending. In Oklahoma, school teachers are among ...

Read More »

Trump budget cuts Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, breaking core campaign promise

Trump budget cuts Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security, breaking core campaign promise

When he began his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to “save Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without cuts.” This is a promise, however, President Trump would like to break. Trump’s ...

Read More »

Trump again attacks Amazon

Trump again attacks Amazon

President Donald Trump is again attacking online retailer Amazon.com, calling its business deal with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages a money-losing agreement that hurts U.S. taxpayers. Federal regulators, ...

Read More »

An atypical US terror case comes to close with 20-year sentence

An atypical US terror case comes to close with 20-year sentence

It was July 2015 when the FBI, scrambling to contain a surge in Islamic State group propaganda, first visited an Egyptian-American newspaper deliveryman in Maryland. Agents needed to ask Mohamed ...

Read More »

White House criticises China for $3bn tariffs on US imports

White House criticises China for $3bn tariffs on US imports

The White House has criticised China after it imposed retaliatory tariffs against the US on a range of goods including pork and wine. Beijing has introduced duties of up to ...

Read More »

WSJ: Special counsel looking into Roger Stone’s ties to WikiLeaks

WSJ: Special counsel looking into Roger Stone's ties to WikiLeaks

Roger Stone’s potential ties to WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing a person familiar with ...

Read More »

Trump seeks arbitration in Stormy Daniels case

Trump seeks arbitration in Stormy Daniels case

President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Monday to order private arbitration in a case brought by a porn actress who claimed she had an affair with him. Trump ...

Read More »

Trump congratulates Egypt’s president after heavily criticized election

Trump congratulates Egypt's president after heavily criticized election

President Donald Trump on Monday called Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to congratulate him on winning last week’s Egyptian presidential election, according to el-Sissi’s office. The Egyptian leader faced virtually no ...

Read More »

Donald Trump suggested meeting Vladimir Putin at the White House

Donald Trump suggested meeting Vladimir Putin at the White House

US President Donald Trump proposed a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the White House in a recent phone call, but preparations have reportedly stalled over the expulsion of ...

Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg attacks Tim Cook’s criticism of Facebook as ‘extremely glib and not at all aligned with the truth’

Mark Zuckerberg attacks Tim Cook’s criticism of Facebook as ‘extremely glib and not at all aligned with the truth’

Mark Zuckerberg has hit back at Apple CEO Tim Cook for disparaging Facebook’s business model. A critique from Mr Cook suggesting the social media platform was trading privacy for profit ...

Read More »