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Enough with the George W. Bush nostalgia

Enough with the George W. Bush nostalgia

News July 14, 2017 at 5:36 am 0 comments

Business Insider ran a surprisingly popular article last week titled “39 photos that show why everyone misses George W. Bush.” “Bush appears to be having a new moment in the American imagination,” Business Insider wrote. “The 43rd president has shown …

B.C. wildfires threaten as many as 20,000 cattle: association

B.C. wildfires threaten as many as 20,000 cattle: association

News July 13, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

B.C. Hydro workers repair power lines damaged by wildfire as a fire burns on a mountain near Ashcroft, B.C., on July 9, 2017. (DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ranchers fleeing wildfires in British Columbia’s Interior are leaving behind an estimated 10,000 …

Nehru-Gandhi family responsible for problems in Kashmir: BJP

Nehru-Gandhi family responsible for problems in Kashmir: BJP

News July 12, 2017 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi, at a press conference, asked the Congress vice president to read the history of his family, saying that they were responsible for problems in Kashmir. (IE)

The BJP today hit out at Rahul Gandhi for attacking …

A Syrian artist and refugee painted world leaders. The results are stunning.

A Syrian artist and refugee painted world leaders. The results are stunning.

News July 12, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

In this painting, a ragged, tired Trump cradles a sleeping child in one arm. The 71-year-old man no longer has the air of the aloof CEO, so fond of firing people. Instead, he looks like a dad — the kind …

Where the streets have no statues: why do the Irish hate U2?

Where the streets have no statues: why do the Irish hate U2?

News July 12, 2017 at 8:25 am 0 comments

For three decades U2 have filled the world’s biggest stadiums as easily as guitarist The Edge fits his trademark black beanie hat. The group’s cultural reach is as wide as the 200-ton arachnid-shaped stage they once performed their mammoth shows …

Campaign Finance Watchdog Concerned About Russian Influence Took Foreign Gifts

Campaign Finance Watchdog Concerned About Russian Influence Took Foreign Gifts

News July 12, 2017 at 5:28 am 0 comments

A transport plane comes in for a landing. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Federal Election Commission (FEC) Commissioner Ellen Weintraub accepted foreign gifts worth thousands of dollars, then proposed a new agency plan to defend against foreign influence on U.S. elections, The Daily …

Western wildfires feed on grass brought on by winter rain

Western wildfires feed on grass brought on by winter rain

News July 11, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Wildfires driving people from their homes in California and throughout the west have had help from an unlikely source: the rain. Major winter downpours that pulled the state out of years of drought also brought a layer of grass that …

‘Treasure life’: wisdom from a former AIDS nurse

‘Treasure life’: wisdom from a former AIDS nurse

News July 11, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Wendy McNerthney, facing camera, who worked for more than 24 years at Bailey-Boushay House, hugs fellow registered nurse Hilary MacGregor at McNerthney’s retirement party. (Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times)

It’s a little easier now.

But back in the early ’90s, someone …

Grace is 25. Her student debt: £69,000

Grace is 25. Her student debt: £69,000

News July 11, 2017 at 8:22 am 0 comments

When Grace Parkins opened her first statement from the Student Loans Company she wasn’t prepared for what she saw. After four years studying she discovered she was now more than £69,000 in debt.

Parkins was one of the first generation …

Hawaii-based soldier pledged allegiance to Islamic State group: FBI

Hawaii-based soldier pledged allegiance to Islamic State group: FBI

News July 11, 2017 at 5:28 am 0 comments

A U.S. official said Monday that an active duty Army soldier has been arrested by the FBI in Hawaii on terrorism charges. (dangutsu/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

An active duty soldier based in Hawaii pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group, helped …