Monthly Archive: April 2017

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Trump: ‘I thought being President would be easier’

President Donald Trump, reflecting on a first 100 days in office that has featured no major legislative wins and low approval ratings, said Thursday he thought the job would be easier. “I loved my previous life, I loved my previous life. I had so many...

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Why Do Politicians Ignore Environmental Issues?

KIM BROWN: Welcome to The Real News Network in Baltimore. I’m Kim Brown.At least one person is dead after heavy rains triggered major flash floods in and around Raleigh, North Carolina, over the past couple of days. The Crabtree Creek, just north of downtown, rose...

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Donald Trump finding it hard to execute key campaign promises

President Donald Trump is all about the bark — bold, aggressive promises. Whether it’s unfair Chinese trade practices, the North American Free Trade Agreement he’s dubbed a “disaster” or Iran’s destabilizing actions, Trump has kept up much of his bold campaign rhetoric. But when it...

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Safety Tips

Using smartphones behind the wheel: more dangerous than drink driving! Using smartphones for social networking while driving is more dangerous than drink driving or being high on cannabis behind the wheel, according to research published by IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists). Despite this, eight per...

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Suspect in sexual assault of girl of 9 deported to Mexico

Oregon police were hunting an ex-con Mexican national accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old Portland girl while her younger sister slept just a few feet away. Previously-deported Santiago Martinez-Flores, 48, has a decades-old criminal history and already served time for assault, criminal mischief, unauthorized use...

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Trump’s Canada tariff is Samantha Bee’s fault

This week, the Trump administration slapped Canada with tariffs of up to 24% on lumber shipped to the United States. The stated reasons? The Canadian government allegedly provides unfair subsidies to Canadian lumber firms like West Fraser Mills and Canfor Corp. Also: Milk. As Trump...

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House oversight committee: Flynn might have broken the law

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser did not properly disclose payments from Russia and may have broken the law, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings said Tuesday after reviewing Michael Flynn’s application for a security clearance. “As a former military...

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The Nigerian inventor building a flying jet car

Lagos is synonymous with heavy traffic and congestion but self taught inventor, Kehinde Durojaiye, might have the answer to the city’s woes: a jet car that can run on land, sea and in the air. Durojaiye, nicknamed ‘Kenny jet,’ calls his ambitious invention ‘an aero-amphibious...