Former Obama officials blast Pompeo in social-media ads
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:24:00 GMT
A political action group run by former Obama administration officials and insiders from Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign has launched a series of digital ads aimed at derailing CIA Director Mike Pompeo 's nomination to be secretary of state. National Security Action , a liberal group known for criticizing President Trump , said Thursday that it is promoting three highly-crafted YouTube videos with the goal of "urging key Senators to reject" Mr. Pompeo 's nomination, claiming he'll be "dangerous" if confirmed as America's top diplomat.
Nancy Pelosi calls Trump 'one of the best organizers in the country' for Democrats
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:53:07 GMT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday that she is not worried about November despite seeing the Democratic lead in the generic ballot cut significantly in recent months. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Thursday President Trump is "one of the best organizers" for Democrats ahead of the 2018 elections with less than seven months until Election Day.
Arizona nurse in 'total disbelief' after placing 2nd at the Boston Marathon
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:06:14 GMT
Sarah Sellers ranked 42nd going into Monday's race, but unexpectedly outpaced some of the world's top runners to finish second. 'I was waiting for someone to tell me it was a joke,' says unexpected runner-up Sarah Sellers Sarah Sellers approaches the 24-mile marker of the 2018 Boston Marathon on Monday.
Trump escalates feud with California governor, refuses to pay for National Guard deployment
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:18:58 GMT
President Trump has threatened to upend a tentative agreement between the state of California and federal officials to mobilize National Guard personnel and send them to the Mexican border, declaring via tweet Thursday that his administration will not pay for the deployment. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday evening that his state had reached a deal with the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security to join the president's plan for a military reinforcement of the U.S. Border Patrol on the condition that California troops would abstain from immigration-enforcement duties.
Bucs' home schedule leaked: Hosting Eagles in Week 2
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:16:25 GMT
The 2018 NFL schedule won't be released until 8 p.m. tonight, but the Bucs' eight home games were posted early - and presumably accidentally - on the team's site, showing what would be a daunting start to the upcoming season. Multiple outlets are reporting the Bucs will open their season at the NFC South champion Saints on Sept.
Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:15:41 GMT
The Senate has narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA. It's an unprecedented party-line vote for the head of the normally nonpartisan space agency.
Romaine Lettuce Leads to E. Coli Outbreak in 16 States Including Michigan
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:11:52 GMT
Chopped romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona is being blamed for an E. Coli outbreak that has reached 16 states so far, including Michigan. reports that 53 cases of E. Coli have been reported, with Pensylvania, Montana, Idaho, and New Jersey reporting the highest number of cases.