Daily Archives: March 7, 2019

Recycling programs seen as a waste in many communities because of high costs, inefficiencies

Recyclables once went to China to be refashioned into clothing, bags, or other products. But since 2017, China has restricted more of what comes in, leading operation costs in the U.S. to go up. Consequently, municipalities are increasingly sending rec… Continue reading

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House broadly condemns hate after anti-Semitism dispute

Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry. Continue reading

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‘The Simpsons’ episode featuring Michael Jackson to be shelved, producer says

An episode of “The Simpsons� that features the voice of Michael Jackson will be removed from circulation — less than a week after the release of a documentary that examines the late singer’s alleged pedophilia, according to a report…. Continue reading

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Gillibrand still lacks backing of home-state colleagues in Congress ahead of 2020 presidential race

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is still trying to shore up endorsements from New York’s congressional delegation ahead of a potential 2020 bid for the White House, leaving her the only senator in an already crowded Democratic field without any congress… Continue reading

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At hearing, Amazon tribe accuses Brazil army of atrocities

First the helicopters arrived, dropping chemical bombs. Continue reading

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WaPo issues correction after publishing Cynthia Nixon op-ed attacking VP Mike Pence

The Washington Post issued a lengthy correction this week, four days after publishing an op-ed article by actress and activist Cynthia Nixon that attacked Vice President Mike Pence. Continue reading

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US jobs report likely to show more steady hiring in February

U.S. employers are thought to have extended their streak of hiring in February even as the overall economy is showing signs of slowing. Continue reading

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Venezuela engulfed by darkness amid massive outage

Much of Venezuela remains engulfed by darkness amid one of the largest power outages in years, raising tensions in a country already on edge from ongoing political turmoil. Continue reading

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Presley Gerber, famous son, charged with DUI after December arrest: report

Cindy Crawford’s son Presley Gerber was charged with a DUI on Wednesday after being arrested over a drunk driving incident in December, according to reports. Continue reading

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Britain take steps to protect woman detained in Iran

The U.K. government has decided to provide diplomatic protection to a British-Iranian woman detained in Iran for nearly three years. Continue reading

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Malaysia coroner find no crime in death of Dutch model

A Malaysian coroner has ruled that there was no criminal involvement in the death of an 18-year-old Dutch model whose nude body was found after plunging from a condominium. Continue reading

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Disney CEO calls blackface worn by Kimmel, Behar a ‘private matter’: report

At Disney, blackface is a “private matter,� according to CEO Bob Iger. The Mouse House CEO evaded questions Thursday about how it handled recent revelations that ABC stars Jimmy Kimmel and Joy Behar wore blackface in the past. Continue reading

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Stormy Daniels’ nondisclosure lawsuit dismissed; may have to repay Cohen $130G: report

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Thursday dismissed ex-porn star Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit seeking to void a nondisclosure agreement with President Trump about an alleged affair. Continue reading

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Boy never vaccinated racked up $800G in medical bills after tetanus required 57-day hospital stay: CDC

A 6-year-old boy from Oregon, who never received any vaccines, spent nearly two months in a hospital, racking up more than $800,000 in medical bills after contracting tetanus from a cut on his forehead. Continue reading

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Dems want $50 million for biased research to attack gun ownership

Democrats in the U.S. House are likely to approve spending $50 million in taxpayer funds for public health research on gun violence. While that may sound like a good idea at first glance, it really wouldn’t do anything to reduce gun violence in our c… Continue reading

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Mark Steyn: Ocasio-Cortez ‘strangely unwoke’ on recycling plastic bags

Conservative commentator Mark Steyn called freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., “strangely unwoke” Thursday after she admitted in an interview that she threw away some of her plastic bags. Continue reading

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At least 4 dead in clash between Papuans, Indonesia military

Three Indonesian soldiers and at least one Papuan independence fighter were killed in a gunbattle, the military said, adding to more than two dozen deaths in the conflict since November. Continue reading

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Georgia House committee reportedly approves pro-life ‘heartbeat’ legislation, bill sent for full vote

An anti-abortion “heartbeat� bill was reportedly approved by a Georgia House committee by a close margin on Wednesday, inching it closer to a vote before the full chamber. Continue reading

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Mississippi man killed wife, friends after they wouldn’t let him drive drunk, police say

A Mississippi man allegedly killed his wife and friends when his wife wouldn’t let him drive home drunk from her birthday party, officials said. Continue reading

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China calls US-North Korea summit an ‘important step’

China’s foreign minister says the U.S.-North Korea summit in Vietnam last week was an “important step” toward denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. Continue reading

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