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Trump pressures Republicans to repeal, warns ‘Obamacare is death’

Trump pressures Republicans to repeal, warns ‘Obamacare is death’

News July 26, 2017 at 2:45 am 0 comments

Trump strongly warns Republicans that they must pass health care reform, taking his party to task and bluntly declaring that ‘Obamacare is death’

OBAMACARE. An Obamacare logo is shown on the door of the UniVista Insurance agency in Miami, Florida …

Trump unleashes early morning tweetstorm

Trump unleashes early morning tweetstorm

News July 23, 2017 at 2:43 am 0 comments

President Trump woke up Saturday with a lot on his mind.

It’s all there in his Twitter feed.

Trump sent 10 tweets starting about 3:30 a.m. and ending shortly before he left the White House on a trip to Norfolk, …

Merseyrail vows golf fans will get to The Open despite guards strike

Merseyrail vows golf fans will get to The Open despite guards strike

News July 22, 2017 at 5:33 am 0 comments

Merseyrail is pledging to transport golf fans to The Open on Sunday despite a strike by guards in a row about driver-only trains.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will walk out for 24 hours, mounting picket lines …

VA has fired 500 employees since Trump took office, report shows

VA has fired 500 employees since Trump took office, report shows

News July 21, 2017 at 6:07 am 0 comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired more than 500 employees since Jan. 20, when President Trump took office, according to a list of job categories of employees recently disciplined or fired.

The list, released by the VA July 3 …

Caddie’s choice words kick Rory McIlroy into gear after nightmare Open start

Caddie’s choice words kick Rory McIlroy into gear after nightmare Open start

News July 21, 2017 at 3:02 am 0 comments

If Rory McIlroy’s best is as good as it gets, his worst is just about ugly as it comes. On Thursday, the fans at Royal Birkdale saw a bit of both. On a hot day, with just enough breeze to …

Netanyahu: EU’s policy towards Israel is ‘crazy’

Netanyahu: EU’s policy towards Israel is ‘crazy’

News July 20, 2017 at 2:44 am 0 comments

Netanyahu: "We have a special relationship with China. And they don’t care."

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the European Union’s "crazy" approach to dealing with his country.

His comments, made during a closed-session meeting in the Hungarian capital …

Food for thought: Lhota asks riders to eat neatly on subways in wake of Harlem track fire

Food for thought: Lhota asks riders to eat neatly on subways in wake of Harlem track fire

News July 19, 2017 at 2:27 am 0 comments

MTA chief Joe Lhota is now a food critic — he says to eat carefully on trains or he may ban grub altogether.

At Penn Station on Tuesday, a day after a track fire in Harlem wrecked the morning commute, …

How Steve Bannon and Donald Trump Rode the Honey Badger Into the White House

How Steve Bannon and Donald Trump Rode the Honey Badger Into the White House

News July 18, 2017 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

DEVIL’S BARGAIN
Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency
By Joshua Green
272 pp. Penguin Press. $27.

Mellivora capensis — better known as the honey badger — is a thick-skinned and sharp-toothed little creature that in 2011 …

Police in Europe Break Up Network Selling Illegal Horse Meat

Police in Europe Break Up Network Selling Illegal Horse Meat

News July 18, 2017 at 8:02 am 0 comments

GENEVA — The police in Europe have dismantled a criminal network that was selling horse meat across the Continent that was “not suitable for consumption,” arresting 66 people as part of a four-year investigation prompted by the discovery in Ireland …

Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation

Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation

News July 18, 2017 at 5:25 am 0 comments

Yolanda Varona, left, helps fix the uniform of deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas during a Fourth of July gathering next to the US-Mexican border fence on the beach at Playas de Tijuana in Tijuana, Mexico.

Alex Horton | Washington