Sunday, January 21, 2018

Iceland PM sold bank assets hours before financial crash, leaks show

By Jon Henly, Guardian The current prime minister of Iceland sold almost all his remaining assets in a major Icelandic bank’s investment fund on the day the government seized...

US expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

By Cristina Corbin, Fox News The U.S. has ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats from their embassy in Washington following mysterious attacks on American officials in Havana. U.S. officials said...

AP EXCLUSIVE: Toxic waste sites flooded in Houston area

Associated Press HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey’s floodwaters had also washed...

Trump prepares to travel to Texas as state copes with Harvey

Associated Press By HOPE YEN and KEN THOMAS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday prepared to visit Texas to view the federal government’s response to Harvey’s devastating flooding as...

$3B disaster balance enough for immediate Harvey response

Associated Press By ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has — for now — enough disaster aid money to deal with the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but the...

One Country Two Systems

Once again, the US is cleaning up other countries’ messes. In 1997, the United Kingdom passed Hong Kong to the Chinese government under the structure of the “one country...

Trump’s Cold War

It is very well known across the US how much we spend on the military. Most do not know the exact amount, but know it is an incredible amount....

Racism: A Thing of the Past?

By Alyssa M, Franklin and Marshall College Imagine: You are celebrating your child's birthday party when a group of people in trucks waving the confederate flag drive by and start...

NASA’s Future Under Trump

In case you have not noticed, SpaceX, a private space transport and aerospace production company, in cooperation with NASA, is making history. Today, SpaceX launched a vessel on its...

Bioterrorism: The New 9/11?

By Alyssa M, Franklin and Marshall College The Walking Dead, World War Z, I am Legend. We have all seen movies or heard of the concept of a virus...