Archive for June, 2016

Jun
30
2016

Puerto Rico Says It Will Default Even With Congressional Aid

Two days before a potential historical default, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla made it clear that the commonwealth won’t pay bondholders even as Congress votes on a bill allowing the island to restructure its $70 billion in debt.... Read more
Jun
29
2016

Loretta Lynch, Bill Clinton meet privately in Phoenix

Amid an ongoing investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of email and hours before the public release of the Benghazi report, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch met privately with former President Bill Clinton. The private meeting took place on the... Read more
Jun
29
2016

ISIS attacked Istanbul airport because they are ‘desperate’, John Kerry says

Secretary Of State John Kerry said ISIS had begun targeting airports as an act of despair in the face of defeat, hours after the attack that left up to 50 dead in Istanbul, Turkey. via ISIS attacked Istanbul airport... Read more
Jun
29
2016

Obama: Despite slaughter in Turkey, terrorists are losing ground

President Obama condemned the terror attack at an Istanbul airport Wednesday, suggesting that the Islamic State was responsible and pledging that the terror group would ultimately be defeated. "It’s an indication of how little these vicious organizations have to... Read more
Jun
29
2016

Update: Turkey airport attack in Istanbul blamed on ISIS with up to 50 dead

Witnesses have described the terrifying moment three suicide bombers launched a co-ordinated attack on Istanbul airport that has left at least 41 dead saying there was blood and body parts everywhere. Shocking footage has shown an explosion at the... Read more
Jun
29
2016

‘Never Trump’ Republicans are plotting against democracy itself

The knives are out for Donald Trump, as “Never Trump” Republicans now seek to torpedo his nomination at the Republican National Convention, defying voters who chose him in record numbers. Pols who backed losing candidate Ted Cruz are mounting... Read more
Jun
28
2016

At least 28 dead, 60 injured in terror attack at Istanbul airport

At least 28 people were killed and dozens more were injured when three suicide bombers attacked Istanbul’s main international airport Tuesday night, a government official said. Istanbul’s provincial governor, Vasip Sahin, confirmed the death toll from the blasts at... Read more
Jun
28
2016

Nigel Farage jeered and booed as he tells MEPs they are ‘in denial’ over Brexit

Because what the little people did, what the ordinary people did – what the people who’d been oppressed over the last few years who’d seen their living standards go down did – was they rejected the multinationals, they rejected... Read more
Jun
28
2016

Benghazi report to show Clinton pushed own version of attack

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aide ignored growing dangers at the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, as intelligence existed indicating an attack on the facility was possible, according to a report by the House Benghazi... Read more
Jun
27
2016

EU referendum: German and French to unveil European superstate blueprint post-Brexit

The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an “ultimatum”.  Under the radical proposals EU countries will lose the right... Read more
Jun
26
2016

Proposed Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Would Cost Taxpayers A Record $750 Million

A proposal by 22nd-richest man in the world, casino magnate and owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal Sheldon Adelson would fund a domed stadium in Las Vegas with $750 million in municipal bonds. According to Bloomberg, that would be... Read more
Jun
25
2016

Donald Trump dines with Rupert Murdoch and wife Jerry Hall at golf course

Donald Trump welcomed Rupert Murdoch and his wife Jerry Hall for dinner at his luxurious golf course in northeast Scotland on Saturday, the final event of a two-day tour of his properties there. Murdoch, 80, arrived at around 5:15... Read more
Jun
25
2016

George Will says he’s leaving GOP over Trump

Conservative commentator and columnist George Will says he is leaving the Republican Party because of Donald Trump – and he’s advocating that others do the same. In a speech at a Federalist Society luncheon Friday, he told the audience,... Read more
Jun
24
2016

End of the EU? Germany warns FIVE more countries could leave Europe after Brexit

France, the Netherlands, Austria, Finland and Hungary could leave. Details of Berlin’s concerns were outlined in a finance ministry strategy document. Angela Merkel’s country faces having to pay an extra £2.44billion a year to the annual EU budget once... Read more