Day: September 19, 2019

US Politics

Senator Lee’s Bill to Favor Chinese and Indian Workers Over US Workers is Blocked by Senate (VIDEO)

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) bill to lift per-country caps on permanent residency, long sought by Indian and Chinese immigrants, failed to bypass a roll-call vote on Thursday. Senator Lee’s legislation would have given China and India nationals the ability to obtain green cards faster. Lee tried to push the bill up before the August recess […]

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Global News

Guatemala joins ranks of cocaine producers as plantations and labs emerge

September 19, 2019 By Sofia Menchu GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala is no longer just a transit point for traffickers seeking to smuggle cocaine north towards the United States, authorities said on Thursday after security officials discovered several coca plantations and processing laboratories. The finds underscored concerns that cocaine production is moving beyond Andean nations, […]

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Global News

Former El Salvador president given two-year jail term for bribery

September 19, 2019 SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – A court handed down a two-year prison sentence for bribery to former Salvadoran President Elias Antonio Saca, the attorney general’s office said on Thursday. Saca, who is already serving a 10-year prison sentence for misuse of public funds and money laundering, was found guilty of having bribed a […]

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US Politics

WATCH: Comedians Bill Burr And Jim Jefferies SLAM ‘Cancel Culture’ In Response To ‘SNL’ Firing A Newly Hired Castmember (VIDEO)

Comedians Bill Burr and Jim Jefferies took a shot at ‘cancel culture’ in response to ‘Saturday Night Live’ firing its recently hired cast member Shane Gillis over comments that Gillis made about Chinese people on a podcast in 2018. WACTH Burr and Jefferies in this video: The post WATCH: Comedians Bill Burr And Jim Jefferies […]

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US Politics

In Select Theaters November 1st – Steve Bannon Stars in “American Dharma”

“I’d rather reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.”– Steve Bannon Academy Award winner Errol Morris’s American Dharma is set for release in select theaters November 1st. American Dharma is a portrait of controversial political strategist and former Donald Trump advisor, Steve Bannon. According to reviews: It displays a clear vision of what the current […]

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US Politics

House Judiciary Preparing to Hold Corey Lewandowski in Contempt After He Trolls Dems, Refuses to Answer Questions During Hearing

The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold Corey Lewandowski in contempt for refusing to answer questions during this week’s ‘impeachment hearing.’ The House Judiciary Committee held its first ‘impeachment hearing’ Tuesday afternoon. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski appeared before the Democrat-led committee Tuesday and the hearing descended into chaos as Lewandowski refused to […]

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National News

Friends was a great show — that just happened to ruin TV comedy

Look! It’s the cast of Friends! | Warner Bros. Television The show’s long, lucrative run led to copycat after copycat after copycat — even long after it had left the air. If you’re one of Friends’ many fans, you almost certainly remember the show as one of the best comedies of its era, a megahit […]

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Finance

UK appeals for public help in setting post-Brexit trade with Japan

September 19, 2019 By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – The British government said on Friday it wanted to hear from businesses and members of the public what their priorities were for a post-Brexit trade deal with Japan. Japan is one of Britain’s biggest foreign investors, encouraged by successive British governments who have promised a business-friendly […]

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Global News

U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

September 19, 2019 By Tuqa Khalid and Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. Iran has warned U.S. President Donald Trump against being dragged into a war in the Middle East and […]

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Global News

Trudeau vows to continue campaign amid blackface scandal

September 19, 2019 By Steve Scherer and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness on Thursday after pictures of him in blackface emerged less than five weeks before the national vote. The Liberal Party leader’s campaign has been upended since Time magazine […]

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