Holocaust survivor to ICE director, California sheriff: ?History is not on your side?
An Auschwitz survivor confronted one of the nation?s top immigration officials and a local sheriff at a California town hall Tuesday night. Bernard Marks, 87, addressed Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan and Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, a supporter of President Trump. Jones had invited Homan to the public forum to discuss address the community?s concerns about ICE?s collaboration with local law enforcement.
Why the Senate Russia Probe Is Trouble for Trump
Unlike the House Intelligence committee?s Russia investigation that was thrown into chaos by its chairman, the Senate investigation is being taken very seriously by the Republican Chairman and Democratic Vice-Chairman.
Schiff pressing hard to reschedule Yates testimony ?soon?
?It?s time to put that hearing back on track,? Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric on Tuesday. ?If we take the White House at its word, it wants Sally Yates to testify now. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., the embattled chairman of the House intelligence committee, canceled the public hearing on Friday.
China says 'no such thing' as man-made islands in South China Sea
There was "no such thing" as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes. China, which claims most of the resource-rich region, has carried out land reclamation and construction on several islands in the Spratly archipelago, parts of which are also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. "Most of the building is for civilian purposes, including necessary defensive facilities." The South China Sea is generally stable at present, but some countries outside the region are anxious about this and want to hype things up and create tensions, Wu said, using terminology that normally refers to the United States.
Bill Nye On Trump's Climate Orders: 'Clean Coal Is a Myth'
Bill Nye the Science Guy joins Lawrence to react to Trump's rollback of Obama climate change rules, Spicer's non-answer about whether the president still believes climate change is a hoax, and the Trump budget's proposed cuts to U.S. science agencies
Now I Get It: the Brexit trigger is pulled, now what?
The day has arrived: Britain has officially said ?Cheerio!? to the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May has invoked Article 50, notifying the European Council that Britain has made its exit, or Brexit. Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga takes a look at what?s next for the U.K. and why Article 50 plays an important role in unwinding its four-decade relationship with the European Union.
3 Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapper
Eyewitnesses describe deadly airstrike in Iraqi neighborhood
MOSUL ? In the West Emergency Hospital in Irbil, 30-year-old Lina described the sound and the smell after an airstrike hit a house in the west Mosul neighborhood of Jadida. Lina?s voice shook as she described the events to Yahoo News.
Gorsuch confirmation set for next Friday, filibuster drama likely
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell?s latest statement that Neil Gorsuch?s Supreme Court nomination will be confirmed on Friday, April 7, has set the battle lines for next week?s confirmation fight.
?I am a child of refugees?: New Yorkers stage tent protest of Trump travel ban
Trump?s initial travel ban was met with a swift backlash and stymied by the courts. ?We?re spending just one night here and we can always go inside if we get cold, if we get wet, but refugees don?t have that option available to them,? said Amaha Kassa, executive director of African Communities Together, as rain began to beat down on the makeshift tent city. ?Trump?s executive orders are going to cut the heart out of these programs,? said Kassa, who came to the U.S. from Ethiopia at age 4 as an asylum seeker.