Politics

 
  • Australian deputy prime minister underneath stress to resign

    Australian deputy prime minister underneath stress to resign

    Australia‘s deputy prime minister was under mounting pressure Wednesday to resign as his party‘s leader over revelations of a relationship with a former staffer. Newspapers revealed last week that Barnaby Joyce and his former media adviser are expecting a baby together, and the scandal has angered many within Joyce‘s conservative, rural-based Nationals party. As leader of the junior party in […]

     
     
  • Problem to federal marijuana legal guidelines to be heard in New York

    Problem to federal marijuana legal guidelines to be heard in New York

    Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder and the drug that helped him cope best with the symptoms was one his Veterans Affairs doctors could not legally prescribe: marijuana. “Once I did use cannabis, immediately I felt the relief,” said Belen, who is now working with other medical marijuana users […]

     
     
  • GOP girls annoyed by Trump‘s method to abuse costs

    GOP girls annoyed by Trump‘s method to abuse costs

    The Trump White House‘s handling of abuse charges against men in its midst is frustrating prominent Republican women as the party‘s yearslong struggle to attract female voters stretches into the 2018 midterm elections. “It‘s the mixed signals. They‘ve just got to be stronger, more consistent, clearer in the message” to women, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said Tuesday. “It‘s difficult […]

     
     
  • NOLA Police: 2 killed, three injured in Decrease ninth Ward taking pictures

    NOLA Police: 2 killed, three injured in Decrease ninth Ward taking pictures

    The New Orleans Police Department was investigating the shooting deaths of two men Tuesday night just a couple of miles from Mardi Gras activities earlier in the day. Police spokeswoman Ambria Washington said Tuesday night that five people were shot, two fatally, before driving to a gas station in the 5100 block of St. Claude Avenue in the Lower 9th […]

     
     
  • The Newest: California trainer defends anti-military remarks

    The Newest: California trainer defends anti-military remarks

    The Latest on a Los Angeles-area teacher and city councilman who bashed U.S. military service members (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A teacher and city councilman captured on video calling members of the U.S. military “the lowest of our low” is defending his comments, saying he is a pacifist who wants his students to choose college instead of the military. […]