GOP Sen. Roberts: I ?deeply regret? quip about insurance coverage for mammograms
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., speaks at Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue?s confirmation hearing. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., expressed remorse Thursday for making a sarcastic comment implying that coverage for mammograms shouldn?t be a requirement for the GOP?s insurance plan. Mammograms are essential to women?s health & I never intended to indicate otherwise,? he tweeted.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan dismisses Trump Jr.?s Twitter jab following attack
London Mayor Sadiq Khan declined to respond to an insult from U.S. President Trump?s son hours after a terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday. ?You have to be kidding me?!? Trump Jr. wrote. Trump Jr. mischaracterized Khan?s statements as if he had said that terrorism is an inevitable consequence of living in a big city and that nothing could be done.
Lawrence: Trump, Ryan, Nunes in Over Their Heads
House Intel Chair Devin Nunes broke tradition and precedent by delivering news to the president that some Trump transition messages were collected by U.S. intel. Democrats and Republicans called Nunes? actions partisan and damaging.
White man who wanted to harm blacks arrested in New York stabbing: police
A white man who police said traveled to New York City to harm black people turned himself in with knives in his pocket at a Manhattan police station on Wednesday, a day after authorities say he fatally stabbed a black man on a city sidewalk. James Harris Jackson, 28, told police he left his home in Baltimore on Friday and took the bus to New York "because it is the media capital of the world and he wanted to make a statement," Bill Aubrey, a deputy chief at the New York Police Department, told reporters. On Monday night, Jackson crossed paths with Timothy Caughman, a black man who was rummaging through garbage on a sidewalk in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, according to police.
US suspects N Korea in $81 mn Bangladesh theft: report
US federal prosecutors suspect the North Korean government directed last year's theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's account at the New York Federal Reserve Bank, according to a media report Wednesday. Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal said prosecutors were developing cases showing Chinese middlemen helped the North Korean government orchestrate the enormous theft from the Bangladesh central bank. In February 2016, thieves transferred the funds from Bangladesh's account at the New York Fed to accounts in the Philippines using authenticated international bank access codes in the SWIFT system, not by hacking the bank.
Trump supporter: My husband is being deported Friday
As a popular Indiana restaurant owner faces deportation under President Trump?s immigration directives, his family becomes the latest in a series of Trump supporters to find campaign promises affecting their lives. According to a report from Indiana Public Radio, Roberto Beristain?s family said he?s expected to be deported on Friday and has already been moved from the detention facility in Wisconsin where they had been visiting him. Beristain is the owner of Eddie?s Steak Shed in Granger, Ind., which he purchased from his sister-in-law earlier this month after eight years of working at the restaurant.
4 Killed Including Police Officer After Domestic Dispute Turns into Deadly Shooting Spree
Does Laura Dern Handle a Lightsaber in the New ?Star Wars??
Laura Dern seems to be everywhere these days. That?s because she is. She?s the ferocious Renata in Big Little Lies, she?s a recovering drug addict in Wilson, and she has two top-secret roles in Twin Peaks and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And it?s only March. Her secret to nailing those disparate performances: ?You try to find your way in when you read a script.?
The Mud Day in Israel
The Mud Day, an international sports event is produced by a leading French sports organization, A.S.O., that is well known for its top productions: Le Tour de France and the Dakar Rally. More than 150,000 people have participated in Mud Days in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Spain. Now it?s Israel?s turn to host the 13-kilometer race, with 22 mud-filled obstacles to overcome. (The Mud Day Israel)
Time magazine presses Trump on his slew of evidence-free and false claims
President Trump says he doesn?t necessarily need facts before making such evidence-free claims as, say, former President Barack Obama?s wiretapping the phones at Trump Tower, because they?ve later been proved right. ?I?m a very instinctual person,? Trump told Time magazine?s Michael Scherer in a phone interview from the Oval Office on Wednesday. The president offered a list things he says he ?predicted? would happen, including Brexit, Anthony Weiner?s sexting scandal, Bernie Sanders? loss in the Democratic primary ? even his false suggestion that a terror attack had occurred in Sweden the night before.