Lawmakers demand documents, testimony from U.S. contractor in Iraq sex trafficking case

“Making matters worse, according to the report, Sallyport management short-circuited internal investigations and fired the employees responsible for them when they requested to interview Sallyport management suspected of wrongdoing,” they wrote. A U.S. contractor in Iraq sex trafficking case appeared first on PBS NewsHour. The letter signed by the committee’s chairman, Jason Chaffetz, a Republican, […]

After Flynn turns down Senate intel request, panel seeks narrower batch of documents related to Russia

READ MORE: How Michael Flynn is using the 5th amendment Flynn’s attorneys had argued the request was too broad, saying if he complied, he would effectively be providing testimony that could be used against him. The Senate intelligence committee also said it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s businesses. President Donald […]

Thousands Turn Out for Defiant Vigil in Manchester

Manchester Police Chief Ian Hopkins identified the bomber as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, who authorities said died in the attack. “What should have been a superb evening,” Lunt said, “is now just horrible.” Some concert-goers said security had been haphazard before the show, with some people being searched and others not. Alan Kinsey, 52, who lives […]

Everything we know about the Manchester attack

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE? A law enforcement official, speaking anonymously to The New York Times, said Abedi was the son of Libyan immigrants, born in 1994 in Britain. Photo by Peter Nicholls/Reuters A 22-year-old British man detonated a homemade bomb at Manchester Arena on Monday after an Ariana Grande concert, an act of terror that killed […]

How The Biggest Animal On Earth Got So Big

The combination of the ice ages and more upwelling resulted in dense patches of food in the ocean — setting the stage for massive whales to win out. Those deep waters are often full of nutrients and food for the whales. “As animals are getting bigger, they’re getting much more efficient. So for every gulp, […]

260- New Jersey

But it was not always this … Continue reading → The Brazilian soccer shirt is iconic. Its bright canary yellow with green trim, worn with blue shorts, is known worldwide. The uniform is joyful and bold and seems to capture something essential about Brazil.

This Land Is … Cut Under Trump’s Budget?

A proposed large cut to the popular Land and Water Conservation fund that’s added scores of private lands into the protected federal public land system since 1964. “Some of it has been due to oil and gas pricing, but not all,” Zinke said. Meantime there is early and widespread speculation that much of the budget […]

‘The MacArthur Amendment’ Bites Its Author Back

“I realized through the health care debate that people wanted – in my group – wanted different things than me,” MacArthur said Tuesday. But New York Republican Chris Collins, a member of the Tuesday Group, and others were unhappy that MacArthur negotiated with the Freedom Caucus. MacArthur said he doesn’t regret working with the Freedom […]