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|Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton
Federal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the Uranium One sale.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 3:36 PM
|Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You
In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:51 PM
|19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act
Nineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 7:17 PM
|Electric cars not ready for mass production yet: Toyota chairman to Spiegel
Battery-powered cars are not ready for mass production yet, the chairman of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp told a German magazine, adding that he did not see U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla as a role model. "Battery-powered cars with a long range are very expensive and it takes a long time to charge them," Takeshi Uchiyamada was quoted as saying by Der Spiegel. "Such cars do not fit in our program." Toyota in September established a venture to develop electric vehicle technology with partner Mazda Motor Corp, seeking to catch up with rivals in an increasingly frenetic race to produce more battery-powered cars.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 12:10 PM
|Ryan Seacrest Denies Misconduct Allegations Brought Against Him By Former Stylist
Ryan Seacrest is denying the misconduct allegations that have been brought against him by a former wardrobe stylist.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 10:29 PM
|We Really Need To Stop Acting Like Heartless Jerks About Gender Identity
New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority retired the use of “ladies and gentlemen” in its service announcements last week and began using gender-neutral terms like “passengers” and “everyone” to address riders.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 1:55 PM
|Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet
Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that resembles America's B-1 Lancer, and its TU-22M3 Backfire bomber.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 8:39 PM
|Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 7:37 PM
|Hezbollah holding Lebanon hostage: Saudi FM
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Friday accused Hezbollah, which Riyadh blames for the shock resignation of Lebanese premier Saad Hariri, of holding Lebanon hostage and using its banks to launder money. Adel al-Jubeir told reporters in Madrid that the Shiite group was destabilising Lebanon by maintaining its arsenal and fighters in the Mediterranean nation. "You cannnot have a militia with a military force that operates outside the scope of the government," he told reporters after talks with Spanish counterpart Alfonso Dastis.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 11:21 AM
|Man accidentally shoots himself and wife at church while discussing church shootings
A man accidentally shot himself and his wife while discussing church shootings at a church in Tennessee, police have said. Tellico Plains police say a man in his 80s accidentally discharged his gun during a Thanksgiving luncheon at the First United Methodist Church. As they cleaned up from the luncheon, the group began discussing church shootings, such as the recent shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 9:43 AM