Daily Archives: May 5, 2018

  • French outrage after Trump mimics gunmen

    French outrage after Trump mimics gunmen

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump mimicks Paris attackers killing victims to underline support for gun ownership US President Donald Trump has outraged French opinion by suggesting the 2015 attacks on Paris could have been stopped by giving people guns. He mimicked gunmen summoning and shooting victims one by one, saying “Boom!…


  • Buffett sticks by embattled Wells Fargo, balks at insuring cyber risks

    Buffett sticks by embattled Wells Fargo, balks at insuring cyber risks

    CLOSE Roughly 40,000 of Warren Buffett’s cult-like army of devotees will descend on Omaha for Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting. USA TODAY Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks to reporters during a tour of the exhibit floor at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, May 5, 2018, where Berkshire brands display…


  • Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack: AP reports

    Mueller team questions Trump friend Tom Barrack: AP reports

    Associated Press Published 2:22 p.m. ET May 5, 2018 | Updated 2:32 p.m. ET May 5, 2018 Tom Barrack, chairman of the inaugural committee, speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, on Jan. 10, 2017, before meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. (Photo: Evan Vucci, AP) WASHINGTON – Investigators working for…





  • Giuliani media blitz, legal team reshuffle hint at new Trump strategy

    Giuliani media blitz, legal team reshuffle hint at new Trump strategy

    Trump’s legal team now consists of several accomplished attorneys with extremely disparate personalities. While Giuliani, who besides his political career is a former federal top prosecutor in Manhattan, captivated journalists with disclosures about Trump this week, three fresh lawyers who’ve shunned media attention are positioned to handle serious legal work to protect the President. Many…


  • U.S. condemns China for ‘Orwellian nonsense’ over airline websites

    U.S. condemns China for ‘Orwellian nonsense’ over airline websites

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Saturday sharply criticized China’s efforts to force foreign airlines to change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, labeling China’s latest effort to police language describing the politically sensitive territories as “Orwellian nonsense.” FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag is seen during a welcoming ceremony in Beijing,…


  • Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth hunt

    Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth hunt

    Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on a remote New Mexico salt flat have determined the tracks tell the story of a group of Ice Age hunters stalking a giant sloth. Park naturalist David Bustos says the series of tracks and adult and children’s footprints found at White Sands National Monument shows someone followed…