Past Headline News June 2018
Palestinian gunman kills 2 and wounds 5 in Jerusalem, then is fatally shot Palestinian motorist launched a shooting spree near the Israeli police headquarters in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing two people and wounding five before being shot dead.
Pope says journalism based on fear-mongering, gossip is form of 'terrorism' Are Fox News and right wing Radio terrorist they do prompt fear and lies and gossip?
Computers Decipher Burnt Scroll Found in Ancient Holy Ark Scientists have formally announced their reconstruction of the Ein Gedi Scroll, the most ancient Hebrew scroll since the Dead Sea Scrolls.
chief calls convoy attackers in Syria 'cowards' the brazen
strike on an aid convoy in Syria prompted a fierce denunciation
Tuesday from UN Secretary-General
Ban Ki-moon, who called the attack "sickening, savage and
Boat carrying 600 migrants sinks off Egypt, killing at least 43 in the latest disaster among migrants trying to reach Europe.
Russia to send aircraft carrier to Syria as cease fire hangs in balance Russia has announced it is sending its only aircraft carrier to waters off Syria's coast, as diplomats met at the United Nations in an effort to revive Syria's failing cease fire.
Medical workers killed amid finger-pointing over aid convoy strike U.S. officials say Russia likely carried out deadly attack on humanitarian convoy, but Moscow has its own theory as war ramps back up
Canada's Trudeau sidesteps questions on extraditions to China Saying Canada would stick to high standards when deciding whether to return Chinese citizens
Mysterious American Flags In Northern Syria Were Planted By U.S.
Troops, Pentagon Says
Phantom voters, smuggled ballots hint at foul play in Russian vote in two regions Reuters reporters saw inflated turnout figures, ballot-stuffing and people voting more than once at three polling stations
US preliminary conclusion finds Russian warplanes hit aid convoy The US has reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed an aid convoy and warehouse belonging to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent. " All the evidence we have points to that conclusion,"
Violations Claims Growing in Russian National Election Complaints of election violations were increasing Sunday as Russians voted for a new national parliament
Syria cease fire under threat after US-led strikes kill regime troop Russia says US-led coalition air strikes that mistakenly killed dozens of Syrian troops on Saturday -- prompting a diplomatic firestorm
U.S. rejects claims that jihadis expelled American troops from Syrian town - U.S. military officials on Saturday denied reports that Syrian jihadists expelled American and Turkish troops from a border tow
As GOP hands them billions, Wells Fargo CEO admits he won’t help workers. After scamming Americans, Republicans are now handing billions in tax cuts to Wells Fargo. Their CEO has admitted he won't use the bonus money to hire anyone, even after just authorizing layoffs.
The timeline of Trump's ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct Explosive allegation — that the Trump campaign agreed to minimize US opposition to Russia's incursions into Ukraine in exchange for the Kremlin releasing negative information about Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton. The timing of events supporting this allegation also lines up.
Dear team Trump,'alternative facts' are lies in the real world
Possible campaign links with Russia spark probe. Senate committee to investigate possible contacts between Russia, people associated with U.S. political campaigns
Why Does Donald Trump Continue to Defend Russia and Attack U.S. Intelligence? If collusion doesn’t explain his behavior, what does?
Donald Trump’s team is running a misdirection campaign on Russian hacking. In recent days, they've made claims and suggestions that just don't square with the facts and/or strain credulity.
Federal ethics chief blasts 'meaningless' Trump business plan “The plan the president-elect has announced doesn’t meet the standards that the best of his nominees are meeting and that every president in the last four decades have met,” OGE Director Walter Shaub said
Trump Received Unsubstantiated Report That Russia Had Damaging Information About Him. America’s intelligence agencies last week presented President Obama and President-elect Donald J. Trump with a summary of unsubstantiated reports that Russia had collected compromising and salacious personal information about Mr. Trump
Not Wanted': Black Applicants Rejected for Trump Housing Speak Out "Mr. Trump and his son Donald came into the office. I asked what I should do with this application because she's calling constantly and his response to me was, 'You know I don't rent to the N-word. Put it in a drawer and forget about it,'" Leibowitz, 89, told NBC News
Consultant With Ties to Donald Trump Linked to Offer to Hide Source of Donations A video posted on Monday by a British newspaper appeared to show a Republican consultant with ties to Donald J. Trump offering to disguise the source of contributions to a “super PAC” intended to aid Mr. Trump’s presidential campaign.
NYC Official: No Evidence Trump Gave $10K to 9/11 Fund New York City's comptroller has found no evidence that Donald Trump gave $10,000 to a fund for 9/11 victims after the terror attack, and concluded that the GOP nominee "may have lied" about making a donation.
Trump lawyers given court date over lawsuit alleging rape of 13-year-old Counsel for Jeffrey Epstein, associate of Prince Andrew convicted of underage sex crimes in Florida in 2008, also ordered to appear for December civil hearing
Some in G.O.P. Who Deserted Donald Trump Over Video Are Returning The GOP has become the party of hypocrites and enables of bullies and sexual predators.
EpiPen company expected to pay multi-million dollar fine It was recently discovered that Mylan way paying the lower generic rate to Medicaid for its name brand EpiPen. The generic classification allowed Mylan to pay a smaller rebate on EpiPen sales to Medicaidprograms.
Most Welfare Dollars Don’t Go Directly To Poor People Anymore Georgia spends 80 percent of its funds on programs in the “other” category, and gives just 8 percent directly to families in cash.
Against Donald Trump for the third time since The Atlantic’s founding, the editors endorse a candidate for president.
Donald Trump Tax Records Show He Could Have Avoided Taxes for Nearly Two Decades, The Times Found Donald J. Trump declared a $916 million loss on his 1995 income tax returns, a tax deduction so substantial it could have allowed him to legally avoid paying any federal income taxes for up to 18 years, records obtained by The New York Times show.
left but the dog whistle: Trump, “real America” and
the death of the conservative movement
Trump campaign chair in Ohio resigns after a whole lot of racially insensitive remarks A Donald Trump campaign chair in Ohio who said there was “no racism” until eight years ago and that the struggles of blacks are their “own fault” resigned Thursday, just hours after her comments were published.
stop-and-frisk fiasco: A terrible plan for fighting crime in
Chicago (or anywhere)
White supremacists share video picked up by Drudge Report that supposedly shows black Charlotte protesters kicking man — but it's from London the Drudge Report shapes conversations in this country. When the website features a dangerous lie like this, it's harmful, unethical, and should be corrected — not just deleted
Conn. State Police Caught on Camera Fabricating Evidence Against a Protester State police in Connecticut are facing a lawsuit after accidentally recording themselves conspiring to fabricate evidence against a protester. The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut filed the suit Sept. 15
Clinton Camp Slams Trump Over Allegations His Charity Paid His Business Settlements The Clinton campaign has slammed Donald Trump as "a fraud who believes the rules don't apply to him" over reports that the GOP presidential candidate used money from his charitable foundation to settle two lawsuits filed against his for-profit businesses. "Clearly the Trump Foundation is as much a charitable organization as Trump University is an institute of higher education," she said
Christie, 'Bridgegate' once again rears its ambition-killing
head Chris Christie has fallen politically
over the last three years, there has always been one saving grace:
No evidence existed to directly tie him to the incident that sank
his presidential ambitions.
Trump used $258,000 from his charity to settle legal problems Trump may have violated laws against “self-dealing” — which prohibit nonprofit leaders from using charity money to benefit themselves or their businesses. Can you say crooked Donald
Donald Trump Jr. sparks outrage after likening Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles "If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?" said the tweet on the verified @DonaldTrumpJr handle
The Government Says This Popular Pesticide Doesn't Cause Cancer. The World Health Organization, detonated a stink bomb in global agriculture and public-health circles by declaring glyphosate "probably carcinogenic to humans," after completing a lengthy assessment of the existing science.
No, Hillary Clinton did not start the 'birther' movement And yes Trump was the leader chief prompter of the birther movement
Obama urges African-American voters to protect his legacy President Barack Obama said Saturday night he will take it as a "personal insult" if the African-American community fails to turn out for the presidential election
Man Stabs 8 at Minnesota Mall Before Cop Kills Him Reportedly mentioning Allah and asking at least one victim if they were Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him
Big blast, 29 injuries in NYC; pressure cooker device removed nearby Authorities removed a second explosive device early Sunday — reportedly a pressure cooker — near the site of Saturday night's blast
These Athletes Have Joined Colin Kaepernick
in Protesting Racial Inequality and Police Brutality
Family of Black Woman Killed in Police Standoff Disputes Official Account A wrongful-death lawsuit filed this week
Donald Trump wants to cut the FDA — you know, the group that makes sure your food is safe
Trump admits Obama was born in U.S., but falsely blames Clinton for starting rumors - Ending his long history of stoking unfounded doubts about the nation’s first African-American president
Wells Fargo sued on behalf of bank and brokerage customers - fired 5,300 people over the matter and would eliminate sales goals
Psychologist takes credit for sending horse poop to Mnuchin. An LA psychologist who thinks President Trump’s tax bill is a load of crap says he presented Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin with a stinker of a Christmas present
Ex-MI6 agent Christopher Steele was so troubled by findings on Donald Trump that he worked for free The former British spy who compiled the unverified dossier on Donald Trump got so concerned by what he was learning about the President-elect that he worked without pay for months, according to a report.
These Reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To Russia. A dossier, compiled by a person who has claimed to be a former British intelligence official, alleges Russia has compromising information on Trump. The allegations are unverified, and the report contains errors.
Donald Trump hosted wild parties with sex, cocaine and underage models Donald Trump allegedly used to host cocaine-filled and sex-crazed parties at one of his luxurious Manhattan hotels — and invited models as young as 15 to attend them, a bombshell report published Monday claims.
Two Women Say Donald Trump Touched Them Inappropriately The women say they felt compelled to speak after Mr. Trump on Sunday denied ever engaging in such conduct. One says she encountered him on a plane, the other in Trump Tower.
Republican women are done with Trump Tape of the GOP nominee boasting about sexual assault has officials deserting him in droves.
NSA contractor arrested for allegedly compromising highly classified computer codes This comes three years after Edward Snowden, a NSA contractor who also worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, leaked top secret U.S. government documents from the agency. Is it time to review Booz Allen Hamilton security clearance?
Plan Was to 'Insulate' Christie in Bridge Scandal The man at the heart of the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case concluded eight days of testimony Wednesday by reiterating that a goal in the aftermath of the scandal was to insulate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office from blame.
Mike Pence Says Trump Never Said That. Well, He Did Kaine repeatedly quoted Trump's own words. Pence either ignored him, mocked him, tried a Jedi mind trick reversal or flatly denied the quotes were real
State Attorney General Orders Trump Foundation to Cease Raising Money in New York Mr. Trump’s foundation has come under increasing scrutiny amid questions about his fulfillment of large charitable pledges and his lack of financial support in recent years.
NY Attorney General's Probe Of Trump Foundation Appears To Widen to include new allegations of self-dealing by Trump that surfaced after the probe began
Police officer charged with fabricating story that black man shot her Authorities are charging a Georgia police officer with fabricating a story that she was shot by a suspect she described only as a black man.
No Fortune 100 CEOs Back Republican
White People,’ Says North Carolina Congressman
Hands against the wall, black Chicago voters — Trump is reaching out to you there’s no proof stop-and-frisk actually worked a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional and a large study by the New York Civil Liberties Union found that people of color were disproportionately targeted.
The Infuriating Reason Wells Fargo Got Away With Its Massive Scam For So Long Not only has the GOP consistently opposed the very existence of the CFPB, but Republicans have more recently registered strong opposition to specific new rules proposed by the agency that would have helped bring Wells Fargo’s misconduct into the open sooner.
Donald Trump Promises Deregulation of Energy Production Deregulation puts American's at risk while filling the pockets of greedy businessmen. The housing crisis was in part due to deregulation.
The George W. Bush White House ‘Lost’ 22 Million Email on RNC email servers where was the outrage from the GOP. Like Clinton, the Bush White House used a private email server—its was owned by the Republican National Committee. And the Bush administration failed to store its emails, as required by law, and then refused to comply with a congressional subpoena seeking some of those emails. “It’s about as amazing a double standard as you can get,” says Eric Boehler
Trump calls for nationwide 'stop-and-frisk' policy policing practice to be instituted nationwide, billing it as a means to combat violent crime in America’s inner cities
Here's why China refuses to block North Korea's nuclear ambitions Leaders worry that economic upheaval in the totalitarian nation could flood northeastern China with millions of refugees, Zhao said. But they fear much more the loss of a buffer between China and U.S.-backed South Korea, with its nearly 30,000 American troops.
Elizabeth Warren: Here's how the Justice Department and SEC should criminally investigate Wells Fargo's CEO Sen. Elizabeth Warren explained on Wednesday where the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission should look to see if Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf violated accountability laws.
John Kerry launches blistering attack on Russia at UN "How can people go sit at a table with a regime that bombs hospitals and drops chlorine gas again and again and again and again and again and acts with impunity," Kerry asked. "You're supposed to sit there and have happy talk in Geneva while the regime drops bombs?"
Obama at UN warns Americans against walls and nationalism President Barack Obama took to the most prominent international stage Tuesday to deliver a stark warning to American voters of the dire global consequences they face should they embrace isolationism and ultra-nationalism in November.
Senators push Wells Fargo CEO on pay clawbacks after bogus accounts U.S. Senate lawmakers excoriated Wells Fargo & Co's chief on Tuesday for his oversight of the bank as it opened 2 million bogus customer accounts, potentially laying the groundwork for new rules and reviving questions of whether banks are "too big to fail."
Ahmad Khan Rahami Is Arrested in Manhattan and New Jersey Bombings The man who the police said sowed terror across two states, setting off bombs in Manhattan and on the Jersey Shore
Iran Says U.S. Will Soon Grant Licenses for Boeing, Airbus Deals Iran expects the U.S. Treasury to grant licenses by the end of this month that should help pave the way for the completion of the purchase of more than 200 aircraft from Boeing Co. and Airbus
Colin Powell in Leaked Email Says Israel Has 200 Nukes Israel is not a signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and maintains a policy of nuclear ambiguity
Donald Trump just made his most direct comment yet about violence against Hillary Clinton - In a sometimes bizarre speech, GOP nominee went off-script to call for his rival’s bodyguards to ‘disarm immediately’ – adding, ‘Let’s see what happens to her’
China and North Korea: Nuclear Tests Highlight Complex Relationship - The nuclear test has ratcheted up tensions in the region that could directly impact China
MH370 search: Tanzania debris 'part of missing plane' - A large item of debris found off the coast of Tanzania belongs to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH37
How Donald Trump Built an Empire on $885 Million in Tax Breaks - Including tax break that has cost New York City $360 million to date in forgiven, or uncollected, taxes