Prosecutor: ‘Brutal’ genital mutilation won’t be tolerated in US

April 27, 2017

… 44, and Attar, 53, also face one count of conspiracy to transport a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity — a charge that carries a potential sentence of up to life in prison. “Female Genital Mutilation has serious implications for the health and well-being of girls and women,” said Daniel Lemisch, acting US Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. “This brutal practice is conducted on girls for one reason, to control them as …

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Bill Nye: Science made America great

April 23, 2017

… useful arts” to motivate innovators, stimulate the economy and establish just laws. The US has become the most powerful nation on Earth and among the greatest in history, because it has long respected and promoted science. Countless policies, from military deployments to regulations that control the formula of a shampoo, are based on science. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Join us on Twitter and Facebook How would your life be without electricity, let alone …

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Virgin Money chief: Dealing with depression made me stronger – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… “But equally I see the opposite, I also see that senior men in the City are talking to me about how they can help. “So I don’t want to portray a picture of bleakness – there are definitely pockets that haven’t improved, but there are definitely very influential men and women who want to make it [greater gender equality] work.” ‘Out of control’ Ms Gadhia revealed that one of her toughest periods in work was following the birth of her daughter, Amy, …

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Bat reportedly found in packaged Fresh Express salad mix

April 9, 2017

(CNN)Two people were recommended for post-exposure rabies treatment after a consumer in Florida reported finding a dead bat in a packaged salad mix, the Centers for Disease control and Prevention said Saturday. The bat was sent to the CDC after it was found in a bag of Fresh Express Organic Marketside Spring Mix. “The deteriorated condition of the bat did not allow for CDC to definitively rule out whether this bat had rabies,” the Atlanta-based agency said. …

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Here Are All The Advertisers Fleeing Bill O’Reilly’s Show

April 7, 2017

… ensure our advertising is consistent with our core values. Rollins, Inc., which owns pest control company Orkin, confirmed with CNN Money that it has requested its ads no longer appear on the show. WeatherTech (maybe) The company did not immediately respond to a request to clarify whether it is pulling its ads from OReillys show. …

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What we know about Syria’s chemical weapons

April 6, 2017

… Ghouta area of the Syrian capital Damascus in August 2013. The attack prompted Obama to ask Congress to authorize military action against Syria. Shortly after, Syria agreed to a Russian proposal to give up control of its chemical weapons, leading Obama to retreat from threats of military action. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Russia: Syrian gas deaths due to ‘terrorists’ But Dan Kaszeta, a chemical weapons specialist and managing director of …

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Why Trump the deal-maker came off looking incompetent

March 29, 2017

(CNN)A President who admires strongmen tried to strong-arm the Republicans who control the United States House of Representatives. Pass the repeal of Obamacare and replace it with Trumpcare, Donald Trump told the 247 Republicans, or else you’ll be ousted in a primary. When that failed to move them sufficiently he added another threat: Vote with me or you’ll never get another chance at health care reform. The Republicans gathered for an emotional pre-vote caucus in the basement of …

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Where does the House Freedom Caucus go from from here?

March 29, 2017

Washington (CNN)House Speaker Paul Ryan had just told his conference Friday that the Republican Party had failed to get enough votes for a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, a seven-year campaign promise that had united Republicans and catapulted their Party into control of the House, the Senate and the presidency. The implicit message from leadership was it was time to move on to a different subject — and that the Republican House conference had some growing up to do. The room was …

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Brexit vote: Single market benefit ‘largely imaginary’ – BBC News

March 23, 2017

… government appears to have decided to leave the single market on the basis that we should return full control of UK laws to the UK, but trade data also offers strong support for the decision and provides comfort for those worried about relying on WTO rules if no deal emerges,” it added. Mr Burrage said that UK exports have grown faster to 111 countries with which it trades under WTO rules than to the 14 other early members of the single market. Other economists disagree. Jonathan Portes, …

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The Story Of 2 Families And The Real-life Impact of Obamacare Repeal

March 20, 2017

… conditions for the first year of enrollment. We really dont know what wed do, honestly, Claire told mein an email. Whats worse, is that eventually well get our financial/job situation together, but itll certainly will be much harder if our health issues are out of control. That would be bad for us, but I think it would be even worse for Holly. We have to be reasonably healthy if we want to improve all of our lives, and give her what she needs for her unique situation. Rick Ramey, the …

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Police: Hunt continues for armed teacher who kidnapped student

March 20, 2017

(CNN)Six days without a credible tip — that’s how long authorities have been digging for answers in the alleged abduction of a 15-year-old by a teacher at her Culleoka, Tennessee, high school. A lawyer for Elizabeth Thomas’ father said the teen’s alleged abductor is armed, dangerous and “obviously a man who is not in control of his faculties.” On Saturday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation updated its Amber Alert explaining how little has turned up …

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