Tag Archives: States of the United States

21Oct/17

Bannon takes swipe at Bush over Trump jabs

Former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon took a swipe at former President George W. Bush on Friday, saying the 43rd president embarrassed himself in a speech that was critical of current President Donald Trump. Continue reading

03Oct/17

Japan says ‘unaware’ of Las Vegas shooter’s girlfriend’s whereabouts

The Japanese government on Tuesday says it is unaware of any information at this point corroborating Las Vegas police who say the long-time girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock is in Tokyo. Continue reading

02Oct/17

Death count in Las Vegas shooting at least 50

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 2, 2017) (NBC) – A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday (October 1), raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police. Continue reading

28Aug/17

Houston crippled by catastrophic flood, mass evacuations ordered

HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 27, 2017) (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – Tropical Storm Harvey was set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday (August 28), worsening flooding that has paralyzed the country’s fourth biggest city.
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08May/17

Obama voices hope for healthcare as he accepts JFK ‘courage’ award

Former U.S. President Barack Obama expresses hope that members of Congress will look beyond party lines when considering the future of the country’s healthcare system, as he accepts the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation’s “Profile in Courage” Award. Continue reading

29Mar/17

Ex-Christie associates receive prison terms for role in ‘Bridgegate’ scandal

Bill Baroni, a former associate of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, is sentenced to a two-year prison term for his role in the ‘Bridgegate’ lane closure scandal.
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13Feb/17

U.S. dam risk triggers urgent evacuation

Residents below the tallest dam in the United States, near Oroville in Northern California, were urgently ordered to evacuate on Sunday after a spillway appeared for a time to be in danger of imminent collapse. Joanna Webster reports. Continue reading

25Jan/17

Protesters gather at White House to slam Trump’s pipeline decision

Protesters gather at the White House to condemn President Donald Trump’s executive orders to clear the way for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. Continue reading