Archive for April, 2017

Congress reaches deal to keep government open through September – Washington Post

April 30, 2017

Washington Post Congress reaches deal to keep government open through SeptemberWashington PostCongressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a broad spending package to fund the government through the end of September, alleviating fears of a government shutdown later this week, several congressional aides said. Congress is …Congress strikes deal on funding for 2017 to avoid […]

At least 13 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest – Los Angeles Times

April 30, 2017

Los Angeles Times At least 13 killed by storms and flooding in South and MidwestLos Angeles TimesAt least 13 people were killed in weekend storms that brought tornadoes and flooding to the South and Midwest and also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas. The victims included four people killed when tornadoes hit several […]

Illinois Firefighter Claims Workers’ Compensation For PTSD

April 30, 2017

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a firefighter claimed workers’ compensation for suffering post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Read the full article http://www.lawfirmchronicle.com/2017/04/illinois-firefighter-claims-workers-compensation-for-ptsd/

Trump is not ruling out military action against North Korea – Washington Post

April 30, 2017

Washington Post Trump is not ruling out military action against North KoreaWashington PostPresident Trump did not appear to be ruling out military action against North Korea if the country pushes forward with its nuclear weapons program. In an interview with CBS News's John Dickerson that aired Sunday on “Face the Nation,” Trump said he …South […]

A different sort of White House correspondents’ dinner – Washington Post

April 29, 2017

Washington Post A different sort of White House correspondents' dinnerWashington PostWelcome to White House Correspondents' Association dinner night. This year, it's going to be different. That's largely because President Trump declined to attend – and declared that his White House aides would also stay home. Usually, a joke-filled …Samantha Bee celebrates (some of) the press […]

The Latest: Climate protesters in Chicago target Trump Tower – Washington Post

April 29, 2017

Washington Post The Latest: Climate protesters in Chicago target Trump TowerWashington PostCHICAGO — The Latest on climate marches around the U.S. Saturday (all times local):. 4:10 p.m.. Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago and outside Trump Tower to demand action to prevent climate change and protect the …Climate March: Tens of thousands protest Trump […]

Winners and losers from President Trump’s first 100 days – Washington Post

April 29, 2017

Washington Post Winners and losers from President Trump's first 100 daysWashington PostAs of this morning, Donald Trump has been president of the United States for 100 days. It's a period of time that has clearly humbled Trump — in his own uniquely Trump way — and also humbled the political establishment. It's caused all of […]

From Gandhi to guns: An Indian woman explores the NRA convention – CNN

April 28, 2017

CNN From Gandhi to guns: An Indian woman explores the NRA conventionCNNAtlanta (CNN) Guns are not a part of the culture of my homeland, except perhaps for the occasional Bollywood movie in which the bad guy meets his demise staring down the wrong end of a barrel. My childhood in India was steeped in ahimsa, […]

US wants more UN sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear arms, warns time is short – Washington Post

April 28, 2017

Washington Post US wants more UN sanctions over North Korea's nuclear arms, warns time is shortWashington PostUNITED NATIONS — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Friday for new economic sanctions on North Korea and other “painful” measures over its nuclear weapons program, as the Trump administration warned that it would take military action if diplomacy …North […]

Trump really needs an economic boom. So far, he’s not getting one. – Washington Post

April 28, 2017

Washington Post Trump really needs an economic boom. So far, he's not getting one.Washington PostPresident Trump came into office promising to make the economy grow at rates the United States hasn't seen for decades. On Friday, as the government reported that the U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter at its slowest pace in three […]

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