• Bay City News Nov 13, 2019

    Contra Costa County Approves Ban on Sales of Vaping Products

    A ban on the sale of vaping products that have not been reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, cannabis vaping products and flavored tobacco products in unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County goes into effect next Monday.

  • leader Jun 25, 2019

    Tech Makes It Easier to Search Wilderness for Missing People

    More U.S. teams are turning to the technology that combines cellphone GPS with digital maps detailing cliffs, caves, waterways and other hard-to-search terrain. It helps manage the work of large numbers of volunteers. The system showed when Hawaii searchers had covered a 2-mile radius around the car of Amanda Eller, who survived for 17 days after she went missing in...

  • Northern California Jun 25, 2019

    Tech Makes It Easier to Search Wilderness for Missing People

    More U.S. teams are turning to the technology that combines cellphone GPS with digital maps detailing cliffs, caves, waterways and other hard-to-search terrain. It helps manage the work of large numbers of volunteers. The system showed when Hawaii searchers had covered a 2-mile radius around the car of Amanda Eller, who survived for 17 days after she went missing in...

  • Donald Trump Jun 20, 2019

    EPA Defies Climate Warnings, Gives Coal Plants a Reprieve

    Amid scientists’ increasingly urgent warnings, the Trump administration ordered a sweeping about-face Wednesday on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants in a move it predicted would revitalize America’s sagging coal industry. As miners in hard hats and coal-country lawmakers applauded, Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler signed a measure that scraps one of President...

  • Donald Trump Jun 20, 2019

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    Amid scientists’ increasingly urgent warnings, the Trump administration ordered a sweeping about-face Wednesday on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants in a move it predicted would revitalize America’s sagging coal industry. As miners in hard hats and coal-country lawmakers applauded, Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler signed a measure that scraps one of President...

  • Facebook May 28, 2019

    Missing Hawaiian Hiker Amanda Eller ‘Chose Life' During 2 Week Ordeal

    Amanda Eller is recovering after spending 16 days alone in a remote Hawaiian forest. Eller, who was lost when she went for a walk in Maui’s Mackawow Forest Reserve on May 8th, said she chose to live during her two week ordeal.

  • United States Nov 28, 2018

    US Nixed FBI Checks on Staff at Migrant Teen Detention Camp

    The Trump administration has put the safety of thousands of teens at a migrant detention camp at risk by waiving FBI fingerprint checks for their caregivers and short-staffing mental health workers, according to an Associated Press investigation and a new federal watchdog report. None of the 2,100 staffers at a tent city holding more than 2,300 teens in the remote...

  • Facebook Aug 10, 2018

    Texas Lockup Is Epicenter of Family Immigration Detention

    A little boy with closely cropped hair was sitting quietly and grinning when he suddenly sprang to his feet and tried to swipe a brownie off a nearby tray. He couldn’t quite reach it, though, instead sending crumbs and napkins in all directions and eliciting happy squeals from two children nearby. It’s a scene that could play out in elementary...

  • ABC Aug 9, 2018

    Trump to GOP: Stop Wasting Time on Immigration

    After repeatedly calling on Congress to solve the immigration problem, President Donald Trump now wants lawmakers to delay immigration reform until after the midterm elections in November.

  • attorney general Mar 19, 2018

    Trump: Palestine Must Cooperate With Israel for US Aid

    President Donald Trump threatened to withhold aid from Palestinians if they do not cooperate with Israel on peace talks. This follows Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in 2017.

  • Israel Jan 31, 2018

    UN Reviews 206 Companies Over Links to Israeli Settlements

    The U.N. human rights office said Wednesday that 206 companies — mostly Israeli and American — are facing a review of their business practices involving Israeli settlements, which are considered illegal under international law. In a long-awaited report, the office said more resources were needed to handle the complex and unprecedented task of compiling what some critics call an unfair...

  • Donald Trump Dec 23, 2017

    Russian Hackers Targeted More Than 200 Journalists Globally

    Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of his most intimate messages had just been published to the web. Days earlier, the veteran journalist had come out live on air as HIV-positive, a taboo-breaking revelation that drew responses from hundreds of Russians fighting their own...

  • Donald Trump Nov 13, 2017

    Trump Buddies Up to Duterte, Doesn't Highlight Human Rights

    Winding down his visit to Asia, President Donald Trump repeatedly praised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, called him by his first name, shared a joke with him about the media and even complimented Manila’s weather. What he did not do Monday was what many of his predecessors made a point of doing while abroad: publicly highlight human rights abuses. Duterte has...

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