Uber shares slump for second day after ill-fated IPO

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us Shares of smaller rival Lyft Inc, which went public at $72 a share on March 29, was down 7.3% at $47.38. The stock “did not trade as well as we had hoped post-IPO”, Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi wrote in a memo to employees… Read More

Saudi Arabia says its oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us The UAE said on Sunday that four commercial vessels were sabotaged near Fujairah emirate, one of the world’s largest bunkering hubs lying just outside the Strait of Hormuz. The UAE on Monday identified the vessels as very large crude carrier (VLCC) tanker Amjad… Read More

Bar rises for shale takeovers as Chevron bows out of Anadarko fight

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us Chevron Chief Executive Michael Wirth’s decision to opt out of a bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum Corp has raised the bar for deals, and dampened expectations that oil majors will drive a new wave of consolidation in U.S. shale. Wirth last week ruled… Read More

The Latest: Police: blood in man’s apartment linked to girl

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us Houston police say they found “blood evidence” in the apartment of Derion Vence that matches that of the missing 4-year-old girl, Maleah Davis. In a statement on the arrest of Vence, Houston police say that he has been charged with tampering with evidence.… Read More

Buttigieg describes his coming out, need to bridge divides

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg described Saturday his public coming out as a gay man in 2015 and how the exclusion he experienced made him conscious of what it means to belong and the need to overcome divisions. Full… Read More

Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us Gunmen killed a priest and five parishioners during mass Sunday in an attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, northern Burkina Faso, security sources and a local official said. “Towards 9:00 am, during mass, armed individuals burst into the Catholic church,” Dablo mayor… Read More

Farage Surge Heaps Pressure on May, Labour Ahead of Brexit Talks

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us The government has been in talks with Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour for a month in search of a Brexit compromise, but with no deal in sight and Brexit delayed to October, May’s Tory party has been hemorrhaging voters. According to an Opinium survey for… Read More

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. Meanwhile, some users have… Read More

Pope: It's OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given Roman Catholic faithful his OK to make pilgrimages to a Bosnian shrine where children said the Virgin Mary appeared to them, but the Catholic Church hasn’t yet authenticated their vision, the Vatican said Sunday. Full… Read More

Booker plays up Vegas connection in crucial Nevada caucus

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Democratic presidential hopefuls hit the ground to woo voters in the early voting state of Nevada, many are touting how closely their home states align with the fast-growing tourist mecca. Few, though, can say it’s where they stop… Read More

Syria says insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Insurgents fired rockets into a government-held Christian town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, killing six people, including five children who were playing near a monastery and wounding several others, state media and a local priest said. Full Story Here… Read More

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, Pompeo meets Europeans

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us President Donald Trump is seeking to isolate Tehran by cutting off its oil exports after pulling out of a 2015 deal aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program. Trump has also beefed up the U.S. military presence in the Gulf to pressure Iran. While… Read More

Republicans Are Pissed About Crackdowns on Vaccine Exemptions

The fight against measles in a handful of states is facing staunch opposition from Republicans and anti-vaxx parents as lawmakers crack down on exemptions that let kids skip vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that through Friday there have been 839 individual cases of measles throughout 23 states. That’s the most cases… Read More

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

Want the best from VICE News in your inbox? Sign up here. “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday to paying $15,000 to have someone correct her daughter’s SAT test answers. Huffman, who pleaded guilty to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, entered court holding hands with her brother. She maintains that… Read More

Tempers Fraying, Justices Continue Debate on Executions – The New York Times

Tempers Fraying, Justices Continue Debate on Executions  The New York TimesSupreme Court continues open feud over last-minute death penalty appeals  CNNConservative Supreme Court justices spar over executions of Muslim, Buddhist inmates  ABC NewsKavanaugh and Gorsuch, Justices With Much in Common, Take Different Paths  The New York TimesAlito slams Supreme Court order blocking execution of Buddhist inmate | TheHill  The HillView… Read More

Mina Mangal. Afghan TV Journalist, Killed In Attack On Kabul Street – NPR

Mina Mangal. Afghan TV Journalist, Killed In Attack On Kabul Street  NPRMina Mangal: Outcry over killing of Afghan TV presenter  BBC NewsFemale Afghan former journalist shot dead in Kabul  Daily MailView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us

Correction: Houston-Missing Girl-The Latest story – Fox News

Correction: Houston-Missing Girl-The Latest story  Fox NewsSmell of decomposition detected in trunk of car driven by Maleah Davis’ mother’s boyfriend  NBC NewsMaleah Davis missing: Houston mother’s representative describes suspect Derion Vence as ex-fiancé  CBS NewsCadaver Dogs Detected Decomposition, But Search For Maleah Davis Continues  CBS Dallas / Fort WorthMaleah Davis: Derion Vence in custody and charged with evidence tampering  ABC11View… Read More

Large Bearish Lyft Option Trades Suggest There Could Be More Downside Ahead (NASDAQ:LYFT)(NYSE:UBER) – Benzinga

Large Bearish Lyft Option Trades Suggest There Could Be More Downside Ahead (NASDAQ:LYFT)(NYSE:UBER)  BenzingaUber CEO’s rallying cry as stock keeps sliding: Remember Facebook and Amazon  MarketWatchWhy Uber may still be worth $100 billion-plus even after its embarrassing IPO  Yahoo FinanceUber stock continues to tank as market gets clocked across the board  Crain’s New York BusinessHow Much Is Uber Stock… Read More

Warren vows to pick ex-public school teacher as Education secretary | TheHill – The Hill

Warren vows to pick ex-public school teacher as Education secretary | TheHill  The HillElizabeth Warren is on a roll, but still facing big obstacles in 2020 presidential bid  Los Angeles TimesWarren promises to pick public school teacher as education secretary in response to ‘terrible’ DeVos  Fox NewsElizabeth Warren makes first 2020 campaign stop in Philly Monday  Philly.comElizabeth Warren pledges… Read More

Today is your last day to get true wireless earbuds that fix the AirPods’ biggest problem for $25 – BGR

Today is your last day to get true wireless earbuds that fix the AirPods’ biggest problem for $25  BGRI compared $35 AirPods knockoffs to the real thing. Here’s what I found out  CNETThe Best Truly Wireless Headphones—Besides AirPods  The Wall Street JournalHow to pair AirPods to your iPhone, MacBook, and other devices  Business InsiderEverybody is buying these AirPods rivals… Read More

Parents can no longer claim personal, philosophical exemption for measles vaccine in Wash. – KUTV 2News

Parents can no longer claim personal, philosophical exemption for measles vaccine in Wash.  KUTV 2NewsBattling vaccine misinformation: Teaching parents to trust science  CBS NewsWashington State Narrows Exemptions For Measles Vaccine Requirement  HuffPostQ & A: Local physicians address measles resurgence and vaccinations  South Bend TribuneUAE travellers should consider vaccination against global measles threat, doctors say  The NationalView full coverage on Google… Read More

Rashida Tlaib slammed by House GOP over comments on Holocaust, Palestinians – Fox News

Rashida Tlaib slammed by House GOP over comments on Holocaust, Palestinians  Fox NewsRep. Michael Waltz: Tlaib should apologize for controversial Holocaust comments  Fox NewsRashida Tlaib stands by Israel and Holocaust comments amid criticism  CNNRashida Tlaib now thinks she’s a victim because people reacted to her offensive remarks  Washington ExaminerCNN: Rashida Tlaib “Revises History,” Says Palestinians Helped Create Haven For… Read More

Forex – Dollar Hits New 4-Month High as Trade Dispute Worsens – Investing.com

Forex – Dollar Hits New 4-Month High as Trade Dispute Worsens  Investing.comChina’s threat to sell US Treasurys would backfire catastrophically  Business InsiderChina’s yuan on track for worst day in nearly 4 years as trade war escalates  MarketWatchHardening U.S.-China trade fight sends stocks, yuan reeling  ReutersGlobal Markets: Hardening U.S.-China trade fight sends stocks, yuan reeling  Yahoo FinanceView full coverage on Google… Read More

In Philippines Elections, Duterte Sees Chance to Consolidate Power – The New York Times

In Philippines Elections, Duterte Sees Chance to Consolidate Power  The New York TimesPhilippines votes in midterm polls seen as referendum on Duterte | Al Jazeera English  Al Jazeera EnglishPhilippine President Duterte may become more powerful after Monday’s elections  CNBCFilipinos voting in midterm elections crucial to Duterte  Daily MailPolls close in Philippines vote seen as referendum on Duterte  Aljazeera.comView full coverage… Read More

The Premier League 2018/19 season: The winners – Football365.com

The Premier League 2018/19 season: The winners  Football365.comEverton Won Nothing But The Right To Gloat  DeadspinLiverpool gave ‘absolutely everything’ they had in title race – Steve Nicol | Premier League  ESPN UKAndy Robertson vows Liverpool will be back: ‘We’re not going anywhere’  ESPNPremier League 2018-19 review: players of the season  The GuardianView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here… Read More

Nigel Farage slams Andrew Marr in heated interview – The Sun

Nigel Farage slams Andrew Marr in heated interview  The SunBrexit: Cross-party deal must include new referendum – Sir Keir Starmer  BBC NewsTheresa May’s Conservatives slump to fifth place in European elections poll  Business InsiderNigel Farage has joined the ‘BBC bias’ club. Now we know he’s not worth listening to  The IndependentThe White Walkers of Brexit Ride Again  BloombergView full coverage… Read More

Consequences Kristaps Porzingis Could Face After His Latest Off-Court Incident – Sports Illustrated

Consequences Kristaps Porzingis Could Face After His Latest Off-Court Incident  Sports IllustratedMavs’ Porzingis involved in bloody altercation  ESPNDallas Mavericks Star Kristaps Porzingis Beaten In Latvia  The Daily CallerVideo shows Kristaps Porzingis bloodied after altercation  Fort Worth Star-TelegramReport: Porzingis attacked by fans angry over midseason trade  YardbarkerView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News May 13, 2019 1:28… Read More

American Airlines pilot was arrested at Louisville airport after being indicted over 3 murders – AOL

American Airlines pilot was arrested at Louisville airport after being indicted over 3 murders  AOLChristian Martin: Pilot arrested before takeoff allegedly killed Calvin Phillips before he could testify, son claims  CBS NewsPassengers were waiting to board — then the pilot was arrested in a triple homicide case  Boston.comNeighbor reacts to American Airlines pilot’s arrest for murder  WHAS11.comAmerican Airlines pilot… Read More

Wall Street rout worsens as China hits back on trade – Reuters

Wall Street rout worsens as China hits back on trade  Reuters (Reuters) – U.S. stock markets fell more than 2% on Monday after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods, heightening fears of a full-blown trade war … Full Story Here Google News May 13, 2019 1:28 pm Support Us

Demi Lovato posts another set of photos in barely-there leopard-print bikini – Fox News

Demi Lovato posts another set of photos in barely-there leopard-print bikini  Fox NewsDemi Lovato Shares Sizzling Bikini Photos and Announces Major Career Move  MaximDemi Lovato ‘Excited to Begin Next Chapter’ by Signing With Justin Bieber’s Manager Scooter Braun  Entertainment TonightDemi Lovato Looks Happy & Healthy In Bikini 10 Mos. After Near-Fatal Overdose — Pics  Hollywood LifeWhen Will Demi Lovato… Read More

Pompeo skips planned Moscow trip to meet with European officials on Iran – CBS News

Pompeo skips planned Moscow trip to meet with European officials on Iran  CBS NewsPompeo crashes Brussels meeting of E.U. diplomats but changes few minds on Iran  The Washington PostPompeo’s trips ‘dreaded’ by European allies as transatlantic relations sour  ABC NewsPompeo skips Moscow, heads to Brussels to discuss Iran situation  CNNPompeo shares details on ‘escalating’ Iran threats in Brussels: U.S.… Read More

Russians opposing Yekaterinburg cathedral clash with police

MOSCOW (AP) — Several hundred demonstrators protesting plans to construct a cathedral in a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city have clashed with police. Some of the demonstrators in Yekaterinburg have torn down fences set up to protect the construction site as police tried to wrest the barriers away on Monday. Protesters set up at least… Read More

Reactions to the death of Doris Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes to Doris Day, who died Monday at age 97. “Oh Ms. Day, A Cincinnati girl just like me. How many letters I drafted to you and didn’t send. I could never get it right but they all said the same thing, I love you. Millions did and do. Godspeed. RIP”… Read More

France, New Zealand to launch a call to end online extremism

PARIS (AP) — The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with tech leaders in Paris on Wednesday. French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will launch the “Christchurch call” —named after the New… Read More

Burgeoning numbers of Cubans trying to enter US via Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Burgeoning numbers of Cubans are trying to get into the U.S. by way of the Mexican border, creating a big backlog of people waiting on the Mexican side for months for their chance to apply for asylum. The surge over the past several months has been propelled in part by… Read More

Jury selection set to begin in high profile corruption case

HONOLULU (AP) — Jury selection is expected to begin in a closely watched corruption scandal involving the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement. Because of the intense publicity surrounding the case, 400 prospective jurors are needed for the initial phase of jury selection Monday. The judge was concerned the U.S. courthouse in downtown Honolulu wouldn’t… Read More

Jessica Hecht having ‘Special’ moment thanks to Netflix show

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Jessica Hecht, best known to the world for her supporting roles in “Friends” and “Breaking Bad,” was riding the subway in New York and someone was staring at her. So she asked, “What am I doing that’s making you upset?” His reply: “Excuse me, you’re my hero on that show.”… Read More

Thousands of Czechs demand justice minister’s resignation

PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague and elsewhere for the third straight Monday to demand the new justice minister’s resignation. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged fraud involving European Union… Read More

Ex-Somali colonel faces civil trial in US alleging torture

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man who served decades ago as a colonel in the Somali Army is facing accusations in a federal courtroom that he tortured and killed those perceived as enemies of the government. A civil jury in Alexandria heard opening statements and testimony Monday in the suit against Yusuf Abdi… Read More

Motorcycle bomb kills 4 Pakistani police near mosque

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a powerful bomb attached to a motorcycle has killed four policemen guarding a mosque in the southwestern city of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. City police chief Abdur Razzaq Cheema says 10 people were also wounded in Monday’s bombing. The Pakistani Taliban quickly released a statement claiming… Read More

Uber workers told to ignore ‘pessimistic voices’ as shares slide

CEO defiant in email but downward spiral continues after stock market debut The chief executive of Uber has urged employees to ignore “pessimistic voices” after shares in the company slumped again on their second day of trading since Friday’s disappointing stock market debut. With Wall Street in a fragile state after the re-emergence of trade… Read More

Man made fake 911 calls to see cops respond: prosecutors

A Chicago man admitted making at least 10 calls to emergency dispatchers to falsely report shootings of police officers so he could watch the frantic law enforcement response, prosecutors said. Terreance M. King, 22, also made at least one bomb threat before investigators tracked the calls to an area near his South Side residence, the…… Read More

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in a Boston courtroom Monday to a fraud conspiracy charge for her role in a brazen test-fixing and bribery scheme that has sent the once-beloved actress’ reputation and career prospects tumbling. Huffman, 56, has admitted to paying $15,000 to William “Rick” Singer,… Full Story Here LA Times May 13, 2019 1:27… Read More

Lyman Products Acquires Mark 7 Reloading

Lyman Products Acquires Mark 7 Reloading Middletown, Conn. (Ammoland.com) – Lyman Products is extremely pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mark 7 Reloading is now a Lyman brand and a part of the Lyman family, which includes Pachmayr, TacStar, A-Zoom, Trius, and Butch’s. In order to strengthen and expand upon their already well-respected position within… Read More

At Work, at Home, and as You Drive – More Self Defense Gun Stories

Self-Defense Gun Stories U.S.A.– (Ammoland.com)- Here is the news you won’t get from the mainstream media. Again this week, responsible gun owners defend themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Jeff Street joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new examples. Were these gun owners lucky, or did they have a plan… Read More

Wild Things Shadow Watch Kit at Warrior Expo West

Visit Wild Things, booth 838, at Warrior Expo West, May 14-15, to see the Shadow Watch Kit and the Rescue Jacket FR-GT. The Shadow Watch Kit provides a user-configurable layering system to achieve a wide range of comfort, stealth, and protection to defeat the elements and the enemy. Mobile or static, cold or wet, mountain… Read More

Top 5 Rifles Of NRA 2019

Here are the Top 5 Rifles from the NRAAM 2019 (according to Joel). We’ve got everything from a $399.00 22LR all the way to a precision rifle that can cost upwards of $12,000! See which gun comes out on top. Leave your comments if you agree or disagree. ««« PATREON GIVEAWAYS »»» Go to http://tfbtv.gun.team… Read More

POTD: Reagan’s Rifle on Air Force One

Here’s not something you see every day: a President aiming a rifle on Air Force One. And yet, that’s exactly what this is. On a trip to California in November 1983, President Ronald Reagan was photographed aiming a bolt-action rifle out one of the windows aboard Air Force One. Staffers watch on and smile –… Read More

CBS Derides ‘Extreme’ New Abortion Laws From Conservative States

CBS This Morning journalists on Monday again lashed out at new pro-life legislation passing in several states, deriding them as “extreme.” Co-host Norah O’Donnell explained the efforts of Georgia and Alabama, wondering if Roe vs. Wade might be in danger. Correspondent Jan Crawford dismissed: “I think it’s very, very slim that this new conservative Supreme Court… Read More

NPR’s Maria Hinojosa Suggests Impeaching Trump for Putting Kids in ‘Cages’

On Sunday’s Up with David Gura on MSNBC, during a discussion of the possibility of impeaching President Donald Trump, NPR’s Maria Hinojosa suggested that he be impeached for separating illegal immigrant families and putting children in “cages,” characterizing it as an “abuse of power,” even though she has herself admitted that the Obama administration did… Read More

Why Are Studios Still Scared of Christianity?

The new film Tolkien does more than examine the life of the mind behind Lord of the Rings. The biopic reportedly ignores the large role faith played in J. R.R. Tolkien’s literature … and life. PJ Media reports the film, starring Nicholas Hoult as the famed author, goes out of its way to minimize the… Read More

Despite Apology, Joe Biden Doesn’t Think He Mistreated Anita Hill

Former Vice President Joe Biden declined to take personal responsibility Friday for the manner in which Justice Clarence Thomas’s 1991 confirmation hearings were conducted, saying he does not believe he personally mistreated Anita Hill. Though Biden has twice spoken with Hill, whose allegations against Thomas attainted new cultural power during the #MeToo movement, The New York…… Read More

Fact check: Erik Prince’s public claims vs. the Mueller report – CNN

Fact check: Erik Prince’s public claims vs. the Mueller report  CNN Erik Prince, the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater, makes a number of appearances in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Fact Check Ratings – People’s Pundit Daily

Fact Check Ratings  People’s Pundit Daily Fact check ratings for claims reviewed by People’s Pundit Daily (PPD). Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Video: Kushner Downplays Russia’s 2016 Actions – FactCheck.org

Video: Kushner Downplays Russia’s 2016 Actions  FactCheck.org In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper examines Jared Kushner’s claim that Russia’s 2016 election interference amounted to little more than “a … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s double-false claim about GDP – Star Tribune

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s double-false claim about GDP  Star Tribune President Donald Trump told Fox Business Network the country reached a rate of growth last quarter that hadn’t been seen in 14 years. That’s false in two ways … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

DeVos Didn’t Try to ‘Defund’ Special Education – FactCheck.org

DeVos Didn’t Try to ‘Defund’ Special Education  FactCheck.org In a CNN town hall, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democratic candidate for president, went too far when she said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos “not only has tried … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Fact-checking Trump’s claims about violent crime – CNN

Fact-checking Trump’s claims about violent crime  CNN Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump celebrated declining violent crime rates during a speech at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting on … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

FACT CHECK: Did a Muslim Man Impregnate a 9-Year-Old Girl? – Snopes.com

FACT CHECK: Did a Muslim Man Impregnate a 9-Year-Old Girl?  Snopes.com An image of a young child in Brazil with an enlarged liver and spleen is frequently used by internet trolls to spread Islamophobic rumors. On 24 March 2019, … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Measles Misinformation Gets an Immigration Twist – FactCheck.org

Measles Misinformation Gets an Immigration Twist  FactCheck.org A Facebook meme incorrectly blames the measles outbreak in the U.S. on immigrants from South America. The virus, however, was eliminated there in 2016. Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism

Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men Full Story Here New Scientist.com May 13, 2019 1:25 pm Support Us

Introducing this week’s new-look New Scientist magazine

Welcome to the redesigned New Scientist, with a brighter, fresher feel. All your old favourites are still here and we now have more columns and puzzles. We hope you enjoy it Full Story Here New Scientist.com May 13, 2019 1:25 pm Support Us

Trump’s Trade War Escalation Will Exact Economic Pain, Adviser Says

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s chief economic adviser said on Sunday that American consumers would bear some pain from the escalating trade war with China, contradicting Mr. Trump’s claim that his tariffs are a multibillion-dollar, mostly one-way payment by China to the American Treasury. The comments from Larry Kudlow, the director of the National Economic Council,… Read More

Supreme Court Allows Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple to Proceed

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed an enormous antitrust class action against Apple to move forward, saying that the plaintiffs should be allowed to try to prove that the technology giant had used monopoly power to raise the prices of iPhone apps. The lawsuit is in its early stages, and it must overcome… Read More

U.S., China Trade War Deepens as Beijing Retaliates With Higher Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The United States and China escalated their trade fight on Monday as Beijing moved to raise tariffs on nearly $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Trump’s decision to punish China with higher tariffs on a slew of imports. China’s finance ministry announced that it was raising tariffs on a… Read More

Uber extends losses following last week's rocky debut

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us Uber shares went into a fresh skid Monday — more bad news for the global ride-hailing giant, which endured steep declines in its hotly anticipated market debut last week. Shares in Uber tumbled more than 11 percent to $36.96 mid-afternoon on the second… Read More

Christians should prepare to be 'shunned' for their beliefs, Mike Pence warns as he reaffirms Trump administration's anti-abortion stance

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us Mike Pence has warned Christian graduates of an evangelical university that they should prepare to face “ridicule” for their beliefs.The deeply religious vice president told Liberty University students that “some of the loudest voices for tolerance today have little tolerance for traditional Christian… Read More

Islamic State claims it killed 11 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has carried out a string of attacks in Nigeria in recent months. The group split in 2016 from Nigeria-based Boko Haram, which has waged a decade-long insurgency in northeast Nigeria that has killed some 30,000 people and… Read More

Gunmen storm five-star hotel in Pakistan port city of Gwadar

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us Four insurgents armed with rifles and grenades attacked a luxury hotel in the southwestern coastal town of Gwadar on Saturday, triggering an intense, hours-long shootout in which one hotel guard and all the attackers were killed, officials said. In a statement, the military… Read More

Tanker collision, gasoline spill closes portion of Houston Ship Channel

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us One barge was severely damaged and another capsized following a collision with a 755-foot (230-m) tanker in the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, that spilled about 9,000 gallons of gasoline into waywater, officials said. Salvage teams were at the site on Saturday,… Read More

Israel reopens Gaza crossings as calm restored

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us Israel reopened Sunday its crossings with the blockaded Gaza Strip after closing them during a deadly escalation earlier this month, an official said, as a fragile truce held. Both the Erez crossing for people and Kerem Shalom crossing for goods were open and… Read More

Could climate change submerge Joe Biden's presidential bid?

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us The former vice-president has yet to put forward a plan to address global warming, which polls suggest is the single most important issue for DemocratsJoe Biden is believed to be developing a ‘middle ground’ approach but his fellow candidate Jay Inslee warned: ‘Half-measures… Read More

Tlaib defends remarks on Holocaust and Israel, charges GOP spreading ‘outright lies’ – NBC News

Tlaib defends remarks on Holocaust and Israel, charges GOP spreading ‘outright lies’  NBC NewsRashida Tlaib slammed by House GOP over comments on Holocaust, Palestinians  Fox NewsRashida Tlaib stands by Israel and Holocaust comments amid criticism  CNNRashida Tlaib now thinks she’s a victim because people reacted to her offensive remarks  Washington ExaminerIlhan Omar: Trump is distracting from ‘criminal behavior’ by… Read More

Doris Day Dead: Hollywood Pays Tribute to Late Actress – Hollywood Reporter

Doris Day Dead: Hollywood Pays Tribute to Late Actress  Hollywood ReporterPhotos Of Doris Day’s Life And Career Through The Years  HuffPostLegendary singer actress Doris Day dead at 97  Fox NewsLegendary actress and singer Doris Day dies at 97  Yahoo EntertainmentDoris Day dead at 97  USA TODAYView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News May 13, 2019 1:13… Read More

Stepfather of missing Houston girl arrested after surveillance footage contradicts his claims of abduction – One America News Network

Stepfather of missing Houston girl arrested after surveillance footage contradicts his claims of abduction  One America News NetworkCorrection: Houston-Missing Girl-The Latest story  Fox NewsSmell of decomposition detected in trunk of car driven by Maleah Davis’ mother’s boyfriend  NBC NewsNews 2 Know: Developments in Maleah Davis case, Doris Day dies and more  KPRC Click2HoustonMaleah Davis case: Stepfather of missing Houston… Read More

Dog disease that can be passed to humans confirmed in Iowa – NBC News

Dog disease that can be passed to humans confirmed in Iowa  NBC News Several cases of canine brucellosis have been confirmed at a commercial breeding facility for small dogs in Marion County. View full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us

Have You Ever Convinced Someone to Get Vaccinated? – Mother Jones

Have You Ever Convinced Someone to Get Vaccinated?  Mother JonesWashington State Narrows Exemptions For Measles Vaccine Requirement  HuffPostBattling vaccine misinformation: Teaching parents to trust science  CBS NewsQ & A: Local physicians address measles resurgence and vaccinations  South Bend TribuneParents can no longer claim personal, philosophical exemption for measles vaccine in Wash.  KUTV 2NewsView full coverage on Google News Full Story… Read More

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Tankers Damaged in ‘Sabotage Attack’ – Fortune

Saudi Arabia Says Oil Tankers Damaged in ‘Sabotage Attack’  FortuneTwo Saudi oil tankers among ‘sabotaged’ ships off UAE coast | Al Jazeera English  Al Jazeera EnglishTwo Saudi oil tankers, Norwegian ship apparently attacked near the Persian Gulf amid rising Iran tensions  The Washington PostThe mysterious ‘sabotage’ of Saudi oil tankers is a dangerous moment in Trump’s pumped up… Read More

Britney Spears Now Part of ‘Free Britney’ Movement – TMZ

Britney Spears Now Part of ‘Free Britney’ Movement  TMZ Britney Spears has joined the social media movement to free her from her conservatorship, and she told the judge as much Friday when she was in court. View full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us

Consequences Kristaps Porzingis Could Face After His Latest Off-Court Incident – Yahoo Sports

Consequences Kristaps Porzingis Could Face After His Latest Off-Court Incident  Yahoo SportsMavs’ Porzingis involved in bloody altercation  ESPNDallas Mavericks Star Kristaps Porzingis Beaten In Latvia  The Daily CallerVideo shows Kristaps Porzingis bloodied after altercation  Fort Worth Star-TelegramReport: Mavericks Investigating Altercation With Kristaps Porzingis, Russians at European Club  Sports IllustratedView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News May… Read More

Sweden to reopen rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Assange – Aljazeera.com

Sweden to reopen rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Assange  Aljazeera.comJulian Assange: Sweden reopens rape investigation  BBC NewsJulian Assange rape investigation: Plaintiff’s lawyer speaks to press  USA TODAYSweden Reopens Rape Case Against Julian Assange  The New York TimesSweden re-opens Julian Assange rape investigation  The SunView full coverage on Google News Full Story Here Google News May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support… Read More

Uber Stock Crashes On First Full Day Of Trading – Investor’s Business Daily

Uber Stock Crashes On First Full Day Of Trading  Investor’s Business DailyRead the memo Uber’s CEO sent to employees after its disappointing IPO  CNBCUber shares fall for second day after ill-fated IPO  ReutersUber is tanking after logging the biggest first-day dollar loss in US IPO history (UBER)  Business InsiderUber shares continue sliding in first full day of trading  The Associated… Read More

Democrats Are Jumping to Defend Rep. Rashida Tlaib Over Holocaust Remarks

(WASHINGTON) — Democrats on Monday defended a freshman member of their ranks after President Donald Trump and his allies mischaracterized her remarks about the Holocaust to accuse her of anti-Semitism. Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib told a Yahoo News podcast that she gets “a calming feeling” when she thinks of “the tragedy of the Holocaust” and… Read More

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embraced by the West. Trump and Hungary’s Viktor Orban both have espoused hard-line anti-migration rhetoric. Orban says he hopes he and Trump can coordinate that stance… Read More

Sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty in man’s 2018 beating

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy accused in connection with a man’s beating in 2018 has pleaded guilty to failing to carry out his duties and has to permanently surrender his law enforcement certification. News outlets report Wake County Sheriff’s Deputy Cameron Broadwell entered his plea in court Monday. Broadwell and two… Read More

Time for businesses to set up employee retirement plans?

NEW YORK (AP) — With 2019 more than one-third over, small business owners without employee retirement plans may want to consider starting one before more time passes. Businesses get tax deductions for the contributions they make to employee plans, and contributions can be as high as $56,000 per employee for 2019. Plans vary in terms… Read More

Maryland gov signs 1st-in-nation measure to help uninsured

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a first-in-the-nation measure Monday to make it easier for people without health insurance to find out if they qualify for low-cost insurance after they file their taxes. The new law will create a box for people to check on state income tax returns. If a taxpayer… Read More

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal from the service. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour for these jobs. Those in New York City, Washington, D.C., and the San… Read More

Hardaway adds Lester Quinones to Memphis’ recruiting class

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Lester Quinones, the ninth-ranked shooting guard in the nation, to his 2019 recruiting class. The Tigers announced Monday that Quinones has signed his national letter of intent. That makes the 6-foot-5 Quinones the fifth member of Hardaway’s second recruiting class, moving Memphis up to No.… Read More

4th family member dies from injuries suffered in 2017 crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man is the fourth member of his family to die from injuries suffered in a crash that happened more than a year ago as they returned home from watching the man’s sons play in a state high school football championship, according to a prosecutor and funeral home. Lee… Read More

Trump warns Iran after vessels sabotaged off coast of UAE

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Iran, saying that if Tehran does “anything” in the form of an attack “they will suffer greatly.” Trump was asked Monday about two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel being damaged in what Gulf officials described as a “sabotage” attack off the coast of the United… Read More

Cory Booker’s tech startup failed but industry ties lasted

Cory Booker was the mayor of New Jersey’s largest city and considering a run for higher office, but he had a different goal in mind when he appeared on stage at the 2012 Tech Disrupt Conference in San Francisco. Booker was there to promote Waywire, the social media company that he had recently co-founded. He… Read More

Iran-US tensions are reaching new heights – and neither is likely to blink

Long-term standoff threatens to turn into crisis after alleged sabotage of two Saudi tankers A festering four-year war, crippling sanctions, threats to maritime oil trade and a US naval battlegroup steaming for the Persian Gulf. Such developments were troubling enough, before two Saudi tankers were reportedly sabotaged off the UAE coast on Sunday – a… Read More

Could climate change submerge Joe Biden’s presidential bid?

The former vice-president has yet to put forward a plan to address global warming, which polls suggest is the single most important issue for Democrats Climate change is transforming life by redrawing coastlines, turning vast areas of forest into infernos, stirring enormous storms and spreading exotic diseases. An indirect casualty of this upheaval could be… Read More

Heading to LAX? 405 Freeway ramp closures may add to your drive time

If you are driving to or from Los Angeles International Airport this week, you may want to allow extra time for the drive. Certain ramps on the 405 Freeway will be closed between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. through Friday because of construction projects on the roadway, according to a Caltrans news release. … Full… Read More

Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber pick up a vacation spot in La Quinta

Supermodel Cindy Crawford and husband Rande Gerber have found a fashionable spot in the desert, paying $4.9 million for a home in La Quinta’s exclusive Madison Club, real estate records show. The stone-finished contemporary home, built in 2013, is entered through a gated courtyard featuring columns… Full Story Here LA Times May 13, 2019 1:13… Read More

Mariana Trench diver finds plastic waste

An American explorer finds plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive. Full Story Here BBC Front Page May 13, 2019 1:13 pm Support Us