Tag: Top Stories

More than 300 killed in Iran earthquake

More than 300 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country on Sunday, state media said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. At least six have died in Iraq as well.State television said more than 348 people were killed in Iran and at […]

NYC terror attack leaves 8 dead, several injured; suspect’s notes pledged ISIS loyalty

The man accused of plowing into New York pedestrians Tuesday had a printout of an ISIS flag in his car and left behind handwritten notes pledging his loyalty to the Islamic State, as a clearer picture emerged Wednesday morning of Sayfullo Saipov’s alleged links to the terror group.Saipov, 29, is originally from Uzbekistan and is […]

Disney Channel makes history with first gay storyline

The Disney Channel is introducing a gay storyline for the first time in its show Andi Mack. The channel is to set to make history when its season two premiere airs on Friday in the US. It will see best friends Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) and Cyrus (Joshua Rush) both admit they are attracted to the […]

U.S. Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert

The U.S. Air Force is preparing to put nuclear-armed bombers back on 24-hour ready alert, a status not seen since the Cold War ended in 1991.   That means the long-dormant concrete pads at the ends of this base’s 11,000-foot runway — dubbed the “Christmas tree” for their angular markings — could once again find […]

Georgetown LGBT Lobby Calls for Defunding of Pro-Marriage Student Group as ‘Homophobic’

Leaders of LGBT organizations at Jesuit Georgetown have denounced the pro-marriage group “Love Saxa” as homophobic, calling on the university to strip the group of funding and to deny it access to campus facility benefits. Love Saxa is a recently reconstituted student organization promoting Catholic doctrine regarding marriage as the union of one man and […]

Trump making history by seeking changes to Iran deal

Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel Katz says that President Trump’s hard-line approach to Iran and the nuclear agreement signed by his predecessor is “historic” and “dramatic.”   Katz — who has ambitions to become Israel’s next prime minister — compared the landmark nuclear accord reached in 2015 between Iran and world powers to a modern-day equivalent […]

EPA Takes Another Step To Advance President Trump’s America First Strategy, Proposes Repeal Of “Clean Power Plan”

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), proposing to repeal the so-called “Clean Power Plan (CPP).”  After reviewing the CPP, EPA has proposed to determine that the Obama-era regulation exceeds the Agency’s statutory authority. Repealing the CPP will also facilitate the development of U.S. energy resources […]

California becomes sanctuary state as governor signs bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed sanctuary state legislation Thursday that extends protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally — a move that gives the nation’s most populous state another tool to fight President Donald Trump.Brown’s signature means that police will be barred from asking people about their immigration status or participating in federal […]

Shake Shack to open cashless, kiosk-only location in New York City

Shake Shack to open cashless, kiosk-only location in New York City Shake Shack has a lot of questions about consumers and it’s hoping that its newest restaurant will provide some answers.The burger chain, founded by restaurateur Danny Meyer, is opening its first-ever cashless kiosk, in New York this month. The “playground,” as CEO Randy Garutti […]

President Trump’s delivers remarks on Las Vegas shooting: ‘Act of pure evil’

President Trump’s delivers remarks on Las Vegas shooting: ‘Act of pure evil’