Thursday, May 25, 2017

d t & Macron power handshake etc etc--from Google

Manchester attack: Police not sharing information with US

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Police investigating the Manchester Arena bomb attack have stopped sharing information with the US after leaks to the media. UK officials were outraged when photos appearing to show debris from the attack appeared in the New York Times.

Manchester attack: Trump condemns media leaks

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
US President Donald Trump has said leaks of the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack to the US media are "deeply troubling".

The Daily 202: Five fresh setbacks for Republicans, who just can't catch a break

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
With Breanne Deppisch. THE BIG IDEA: Republicans just cannot catch a break, but many of their wounds are self-inflicted. -- Greg Gianforte, the Republican nominee in today's special congressional election in Montana, has been charged with misdemeanor ...


Beijing protests US Navy patrol through South China Sea

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
BEIJING - China protested a U.S. Navy patrol that sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, in the first American challenge to Beijing's claims to the waters since President Donald Trump took ...

Obama Joins Angela Merkel in Berlin, Tacitly Takes on Trump

U.S. News & World Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
Joining German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate, the former U.S. president says 'we can't hide behind a wall.

HUD secretary Ben Carson: Poverty is largely 'a state of mind'

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
Washington (CNN) Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said in an interview Wednesday that having "the wrong mindset" contributes to poverty.

Live Updates: In Brussels, Trump Scolds Allies on Cost-Sharing, and Stays...

New York Times - ‎28 minutes ago‎
President Trump and the United States delegation met in Brussels on Thursday with European representatives including Donald Tusk, president of the European Council; and Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission.

Trump congratulates French President Macron for 'tremendous victory'

Washington Examiner - ‎20 minutes ago‎
President Trump on Thursday congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for the "incredible campaign" he ran, just weeks after he defeated his populist rival Marine Le Pen, who Trump had praised on border issues.

With Gift and in Conversation, Vatican Presses Trump on Climate Change

New York Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Pope Francis welcomed President Trump to the Vatican on Wednesday. Credit Pool photo by Evan Vucci. VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis put climate change on the agenda of his first meeting with President Trump on Wednesday, and the subject is likely to ...

Pigeon 'caught with backpack of drugs'

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Customs officials in Kuwait have apprehended a pigeon carrying drugs in a miniature backpack, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai reports. A total of 178 pills were found in the fabric pocket attached to its back, the newspaper says.

Poll: Trump trip not helping approval rating

The Hill - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Trump's job approval rating has remained steady since he left last week for his first trip overseas, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.

Five startling things Betsy DeVos just told Congress

Washington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
Does this sound familiar? Betsy DeVos went to Capitol Hill to testify before U.S. lawmakers. She didn't answer a lot of direct questions and engaged in some contentious debates with some members.

Reynolds taps Adam Gregg as lieutenant governor, but there's a catch

DesMoinesRegister.com - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Thursday appointed Adam Gregg, the state's public defender, as her lieutenant governor. But there's a catch.

Trump's Border Wall May Divide Families' Land Settled Since the Spaniards

NBCNews.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
ROMA, Texas - On brushy, cactus-dotted land along the Rio Grande in South Texas are Noel Benavides' memories of past Easter picnics with his children, nature outings with scouts and links to his family's Spanish and Mexican heritage.

OPEC extends output cuts. Here's what needs to happen to keep crude oil above $50

CNBC - ‎1 hour ago‎
OPEC has agreed to extend a deal to cut crude oil production for nine months, sources say. An initial six months of output reductions failed to shrink brimming crude stockpiles around the world.

Rare retail bright spot boosts S&P, Nasdaq to records

Reuters - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. By Tanya Agrawal.

New Ford CEO relies on veterans to reboot profits

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
Newly named Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett answers questions during a press conference at Ford Motor World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.

Sears just surprised Wall Street with a narrower-than-expected loss; shares jump

CNBC - ‎1 hour ago‎
Earnings per share: an adjusted loss of $2.15 vs. an expected loss of $3.05, according to two Thomson Reuters analysts who continue to cover the company; Revenue: $4.3 billion vs.

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