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|Schumer Will Force Vote Tuesday on Deripaska-Firm Sanctions
(Bloomberg) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he will force a vote Tuesday on a measure to block the Treasury Department’s plans to lift sanctions on three Russian companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 6:57 PM
|Los Angeles teachers strike for higher pay, 640,000-student system shuts
About 640,000 students arriving for classes at some 900 campuses in the Los Angeles County School District were met by teachers carrying picket signs.
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 2:01 PM
|37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90
A storm Jan. 13, 1982, led to one of the most haunting tragedies in Washington, D.C., history: the crash of Air Florida Flight 90, which killed 78.
POSTED JANUARY 13, 2019 9:57 PM
|Trump's evolving foreign policy challenges top US diplomat
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — If Mike Pompeo was surprised, he didn't show it. But the secretary of state had woken up in the capital of Saudi Arabia on Monday to find that President Donald Trump had tweeted a threat to NATO ally Turkey warning of economic harm should the Turks attack U.S.-backed rebel forces in Syria.
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 5:45 PM
|Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officials
The cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed last October has been recovered, Indonesian authorities said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell out of the sky shortly after take-off. The Boeing 737 Max vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta, slamming into the Java Sea moments after pilots had asked to return to the capital and killing all 189 people onboard. Haryo Satmiko, deputy head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC), told AFP the box had been recovered early Monday morning.
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 12:46 AM
|F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout?
The U.S. Air Force’s original plan was for the F-22 to be its high-end air superiority fighter while the F-35 was designed to be primarily an air-to-ground strike aircraft, but one which could defend itself.
POSTED JANUARY 15, 2019 8:00 AM
|Student's death under investigation as fraternity is suspended
An investigation is underway after a University of California - Irvine student died at an off-campus home and a fraternity was placed under suspension.
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 1:57 PM
|Every Photo of the All-New 2020 Toyota Supra
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 9:40 AM
|Three children dead after being 'trapped in freezer' in Florida
The bodies of three children – aged 1, 4 and 6 —have been discovered in a chest freezer left outside a home in Suwanee County, Florida. Deputies from the Suwannee Country Sheriff's Office said they responded to a 911 call at a residence where three children were found not breathing. Adults were reportedly performing CPR on the children when the deputies arrived at the scene.
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 3:16 PM
|Democrats Are Afraid Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Too. And That's A Good Thing.
In the last few days, both Politico and the New York Times have reported that
POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 8:56 AM