Graham: Trump must punish Russia for election interference
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:44:02 -0500
MUNICH (AP) — A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power.
Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:27:17 -0500
(Reuters) - Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff known as "Jane Roe" in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion, died on Saturday at the age of 69, a journalist close to McCorvey said. McCorvey died on Saturday morning of heart failure at an assisted living home in Katy, Texas, Joshua Prager, a journalist who is writing a book about the ruling, said in an email. McCorvey lent her real name to supporters of the abortion-rights movement in the 1980s.
Philippine Church in 'show of force' against drug killings
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:21:00 -0500
Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday for a "show of force" in the biggest rally yet to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. More than 6,000 people have died since Duterte took office seven months ago and ordered an unprecedented crime war that has drawn global criticism for alleged human rights abuses, but is popular with many in the mainly Catholic country. Members of one of the nation's oldest and most powerful institutions chanted prayers and sang hymns as they marched to condemn a "spreading culture of violence".
Beijing Wants To Discuss North Korea Sanctions
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:44:57 -0500
China said talks with the Kim Jong Un regime would be more successful than sanctions in dealing with Pyongyang’s nuclear threat.
Hundreds of Cubans deported after US immigration status end: Cuba
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:52:31 -0500
More than 680 Cubans have been deported back to Cuba since the United States ended its decades-old policy giving them preferred immigrant status in January, state media reported Saturday. According to official Cuban reports, 683 people have been sent back to the Caribbean island from the United States, or from Mexico, the Bahamas and the Cayman Islands, where they were crossing in a bid to reach the US border. On January 12, then-president Barack Obama scrapped with immediate effect a 1995 policy that had given Cubans near-automatic entry to the United States if they managed to set foot on American soil, regardless of their visa status.
Police Name Mystery Man Caught on Surveillance As Suspect In Murder of Teen Hikers
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:08:00 -0500
Preliminary evidence led to their decision, according to police.
Abundant fish draw 1 million penguins to Argentine peninsula
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:54:24 -0500
PUNTA TOMBO, Argentina (AP) — More than a million penguins have traveled to Argentina's Punta Tombo peninsula during this year's breeding season, drawn by an unusual abundance of small fish.
Lincoln, Washington and Roosevelt ranked top three U.S. presidents
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 02:14:12 -0500
(Reuters) - Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Franklin D. Roosevelt were ranked as the top three U.S. presidents in history respectively while Barack Obama entered the rankings in the 12th spot, based on a survey of historians released on Friday. Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower rounded out the top five of 43 presidents in U.S. history, a survey of historians' rankings of presidential leadership found. "Once again the big three are Lincoln, Washington and FDR - as it should be.
Finally, the accessory every Apple Watch owner has been waiting for is here
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 10:30:31 -0500
The Apple Watch is a class leader in so many ways, from software and hardware design to style and, of course, sales. One annoying this about the watch is the charger, however. The actual charging mechanism is fantastic, featuring a brilliant implementation of wireless charging that makes refueling the Apple Watch a cinch. The annoying part, however, is that the device uses a proprietary charger that's unlike anything used by other Apple devices. That means yet another charger that you have to unplug and take with you when you travel (and it just so happens to sport the longest cable on Earth, to boot, which makes it even more annoying to travel with).
Well guess what: the Apple Watch accessory you've been waiting for is finally here. Check out the Ugreen Wireless Magnetic Power Bank Charger for Apple Watch, an MFI certified portable charger with a built-in wireless connector for the Apple Watch. It's well worth the $60 price tag, but it's on sale right now for just $47.99 if you use the coupon code NVGRLYED at checkout.
Some key details from the product page:
- With built-in integrated magnetic charging module,Ugreen magnetic charger for Apple Watch offers you a fantastic and mobile way of charging your Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch Edition at home, in the office or on the way. Just place your Apple Watch on the magnetic charge module of power Bank, then magnets align the connectors automatically, and then inductive charging begins instantly. It is MFi Certified, PPID: 219693-0018.
- Charge Your Phone Simultaneous with Apple Watch: it is with 1 built-in intelligent USB charging port, which can detect your devices automatically and delivers its fastest charging at max 1A. It is an ideal emergency power pack for your iPhone, Smartphones, cameras, PSP gamer etc.
- This wireless power bank charger is made of flame retardant material. With built-in protection for over-current, over-voltage and short-circuit, it can protect your connected devices.
- With built-in 2200 mAh lithium battery, this power bank could fully charge your Apple Watch 3-4 times from 0% to 100%. The LED indicator can display remaining capacity. Moreover, it is with super compact design (L13.9 x W3.95 x H1.6cm), which allows you slip into your travel bag easily and great for trips or traveling.
- What You Get: MFi Certified Wireless Charger Power Bank for Apple Watch and iPhone x1; 50cm Micro USB Charging Cable x1, one year manufacturer warranty and life-time service support.
Paul Advises Against Making Bolton National Security Adviser
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:39:17 -0500
The Kentucky senator says he fears if the former U.N. ambassador becomes part of the administration, the U.S. will wind up embroiled in more foreign wars.