Tom Boggioni It is not exactly like the apocryphal story of President Gerald Ford telling a bankrupt New York City to Drop dead, but Pharma bro Martin Shkreli has told members of Congress who want to grill him over price gouging that theyll have to subpoena him before hell appear. According to Business Insider, the
Reuters A mother killed her 5-year-old son before shooting herself to death early on Saturday in an apparent murder-suicide inside the childs hospital room in suburban Phoenix, police said. The bodies of the mother, Lola Tammy Griffith, 27, and her son Helious were found by hospital staff during a routine check at about 2 a.m.(0800
Bethania Palma Markus Protesters gathered outside NBC studios at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York on Saturday night to show their anger that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump was hosting the weekly sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. Latino groups in particular have been angered by Trumps appearance on the program, highlighting his racist statements about
The Guardian There have been so many memorable moments in the race for the Republican presidential nomination so far, but one really sticks out. Donald Trump, when asked to name his favourite book, declared: As much as I love The Art of the Deal [the bestselling book he wrote], its not even close. We take
Reuters Hillary Clinton on Saturday called for looser federal regulations governing marijuana, to boost scientific research on a drug that many tout for relieving pain, among other medical benefits, according to media reports. Speaking at a campaign event in Orangeburg, South Carolina, the Democratic presidential candidate said changing U.S. rules would acknowledge the drugs potential
Reuters Presidential candidate Marco Rubio put more than $7,000 in personal expenses on a Republican Party credit card during a nearly two-year period while he was a Florida state lawmaker, but he reimbursed all the charges, his campaign said. In its latest response to scrutiny over Rubios personal spending, his campaign on Saturday released details
Bethania Palma Markus It may be no surprise that disturbing and extremist views were expressed at the two-day National Religious Liberties Conference, mainly organized by Kevin Swanson, best known for advocating the execution of LGBT people. But of all the unhinged things said at the conference, where GOP presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Louisiana Gov.
Agence France-Presse The United States is adapting its operational posture to counter Russian aggression, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Saturday. We are adapting our operational posture and contingency plans as we on our own and with allies work to deter Russias aggression, and to help reduce the vulnerability of allies and partners, Carter
Another Ben Carson tale implodes: No evidence supports claim he shielded white classmates from 1968 race riot
Bethania Palma Markus Its getting hard to tell whats up and whats down these days with GOP candidate Ben Carson. In recent days, hes come under scrutiny for claims he has made about his past that dont seem to align with reality. Now the Wall Street Journal has gone back to fact check a claim
The Guardian On 1 September, police lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, 52, radioed in to Fox Lake headquarters to say he was pursuing three suspicious individuals on foot. The man many in the town knew as GI Joe was later found dead, from a gunshot wound to the chest, a short distance away from his cruiser.
Reuters The Mormon Church has deemed married same-sex couples to be apostates of the faith and their children ineligible for baptism in a reaffirmation of opposition to gay marriage months after endorsing fair housing and employment on the basis of sexual orientation. The new policy was approved by Mormon leaders the Council of the
Black University of Missouri football players on strike until school president steps down over race issues
The Guardian Black players from the Missouri Tigers football team say they will not participate in team activities until the university president, Tim Wolfe, resigns. There have been several incidents of racial harassment in recent weeks on the college campus and Wolfe has come under criticism for his handling of the situation. In one recent