Thursday, October 21, 2021

All posts tagged "United States"

  • House probe into Russia ties to Trump off to rocky start

    WASHINGTON — A simmering dispute between leaders of the House intelligence committee spilled into the public Monday over an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia, even as they pledged to conduct a bipartisan...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
  • Pentagon chief presented counter-IS plan to White House

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to “rapidly defeat” the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach President Donald Trump...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • Trump warns health care system will implode unless fixed

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump warned Monday that the nation’s health care system was in danger of imploding and said Congress must make fundamental changes to the sweeping health law passed by his predecessor. Trump said at...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • California dam spillway outflow slowed to clear debris

    OROVILLE, Calif. — California water authorities started slowing the outflow Monday from the Oroville Dam’s crippled spillway to allow workers to remove debris blocking a hydroelectric plant from working. After a winter of heavy storms, water managers...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse

    SPINDALE, N.C. — From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead: years of...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • White House to propose boosting defense spending

    WASHINGTON — The White House will propose boosting defense spending and slashing funding for longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. President Donald...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: We all need answers

    WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush said Monday “we all need answers” on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump’s team and the Russian government, and didn’t rule out the idea that a special prosecutor...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • VA data show low rate of discipline for drug loss, theft

    WASHINGTON — Doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ hospitals were fired or reprimanded in only a small fraction of thousands of reported cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions since 2010, according...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • Health care, Supreme Court on agenda as Congress returns

    WASHINGTON — Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump’s presidency. First, the president will have his say, in...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • New anti-IS strategy may mean deeper US involvement in Syria

    WASHINGTON — A new military strategy to meet President Donald Trump’s demand to “obliterate” the Islamic State group is likely to deepen U.S. military involvement in Syria, possibly with more ground troops, even as the current U.S....

    • Posted February 27, 2017