George Conway Urges Serious Inquiry Into Trumps Mental Health After New Lie

Conway, a persistent Trump critic despite his wife’s position in the administration, slammed the president’s “ “Even his donors and supporters wonder, Conway’s first tweet linked to a clip in which Trump suggested that District Judge Amy Berman Jackson found “no collusion” in “I can only tell you one thing: no collusion” multiple times.  “The ‘no collusion’ mantra is simply a non sequitur,” she said, adding that “the investigation is still ongoing.” whom he incorrectly referred to as “Tim Apple” at a White House meeting last week. but that the “Cook” was so fast no one heard it.  he skipped the word just to save time.  to save **a third of a second**” “Whether or not impeachment is in order, a …

MPs vote to seek delay to Brexit

How did my MP vote on 14 March? Enter a postcode, or the name or constituency of your MP Seat vacant Brexit: What could happen next? Does the UK need to hold European elections? Downing Street said the government was still preparing for a no-deal Brexit. Theresa May is planning to hold another “meaningful vote” on her withdrawal deal by Wednesday – after it was overwhelmingly rejected on two previous occasions. If she wins that vote, she will ask for a one-off extension to Brexit get the necessary legislation through Parliament at an EU summit on Thursday – if not she could ask for a longer extension. A spokesman for the European Commission said extending Article 50, the mechanism taking …

Manafort sentencing highlights Russia probe looming over Trump

Washington (CNN)Paul Manafort’s final date with his legal destiny on Wednesday — barring a presidential pardon — is sure to show why impeachment talk will not be quelled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s fresh attempts to tamp it down. That’s because the President will likely find it almost impossible not to weigh in on what happens in the courtroom. His comments and criticism will revive the question of whether he is planning a pardon for Manafort and potentially other indicted associates, the prospect of which plays into allegations of obstruction of justice and abuse of power. Pelosi tried to temper surging talk that her party could try to oust Trump — stimulated by its liberal grass roots and Republicans seeking …

Bernie Sanders Tests An Updated Pitch In Once-Hostile Territory

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. ― When Sen. (I-Vt.) traveled to South Carolina for the first time as a 2020 presidential candidate on Thursday,  in the state’s Democratic presidential primary three years earlier seemed like a distant memory. Mounting the stage in the gymnasium of a Baptist church to the Doobie Brothers’ “Taking It To The Streets,” Sanders received the kind of fawning reception to which he has become accustomed in larger and more liberal American cities. The crowd, 1,600 strong, according to Sanders’ campaign, welcomed him with chants of “Ber-nie” and roars of support that initially made it hard for him to complete his sentences. “Thank you for being part of a campaign which is not only going to win the …

Brexit has radicalized the UK’s political class

(CNN)Remember the days when British politics was like its weather and its food? Safely predictable, frequently disappointing, seldom extreme? Those days of moderation are behind us. The fish and chips haven’t changed, but everything else has. Stable, dependable Britain has become dangerously unhinged. So, what about that no-deal scenario? If, three years ago, you had predicted that the Prime Minister would be threatening an entirely voluntary policy that crashed the economy and necessitated food and medicine shortages, most sensible people would have laughed in your face. But this really is happening. The government has issued exhaustive guidelines, itemizing how our lives will change, and the health secretary has refused to guarantee that people will not die. If there is no …

They say the US deported them without their kids. Now they’ve come back to find them

(CNN)At a desert border crossing, more than two dozen parents lined up to seek asylum, determined to reunite with their kids after being deported without them. “There was no parent who has been deported, to my knowledge, without multiple opportunities to take their children with them,” Nielsen said on Wednesday. The two events highlighted a deep divide between the Trump administration’s defense of its now-reversed zero-tolerance policy and what advocates say is the devastating reality that separated families still face. The rare arrival of a group of deported parents on America’s doorstep, first reported by The Washington Post, is a reminder that the family separations crisis is far from over. Here’s what we know so far about these migrants who …

He’s spending $62 billion to transform a centuries-old Japanese company

Investors weren’t happy when Christophe Weber, the CEO of Japanese pharmaceuticals maker Takeda, said in March 2018 that he would pursue an expensive takeover of Irish rival Shire. Atul Gawande: The surgeon who Buffett, Bezos and Dimon trust to fix health care Michelle Gass: The Kohl’s CEO embraced Amazon More from Risk Takers 2019 Although its recent earnings have been strong, Takeda could face tough times ahead. The company makes drugs that treat cancer, but its pipeline of new products is thin. Takeda also does most of its business in Japan, where regulators are pushing for cheaper generic drugs as the population ages rapidly. “They were in a position where they had to do something dramatic,” said Andersen. Shire will …

Trump’s budget proves GOP deficit hawks are a dying breed

Washington (CNN)In the introduction to his new budget proposal President Donald Trump warns that the federal government “must protect future generations from Washington’s habitual deficit spending.” He then lays out a budget that makes clear he won’t be the one to curb that habit. When budget hawks ran the GOP During the Obama era, Paul Ryan spent years presenting lean, entitlement-reforming budgets in the House, knowing they would go nowhere with Democrats in control of the Senate and the White House. Still, it was a political move to lay out priorities that Republicans would presumably enact should they ever get full control of Washington. Among those most prominent Tea Party conservatives pounding the table for significant spending cuts was Mick …

Scientists May Have Discovered A New Orca Species

Now they have. Paul Tixier/CEBC CNRS/MNHN Paris via AP This undated photo provided by Paul Tixier in March 2019 shows a Type D killer whale. Scientists are waiting for test results from a tissue sample, which could give them the DNA evidence to prove the new type is a distinct species. (Paul Tixier/CEBC CNRS/MNHN Paris via AP) “This is the most different looking killer whale I’ve ever seen,” said Robert Pitman, a NOAA marine ecologist in San Diego. He was part of the team that spotted the orcas off Cape Horn at the tip of South America. They likely mostly eat fish, not marine mammals like seals, as other killer whales do, Pitman said. Fishermen have complained about how good …

Virginia EMT who made racist remarks on a white supremacist podcast loses his job

(CNN)Emergency medical technician Alex McNabb has been let go by Jeb Stuart Rescue Squad months after racist comments surfaced on a podcast in which he compared black patients to gorillas and claimed to take “immense satisfaction” as he “terrorized” an African-American boy with a needle. He has not responded to CNN’s request for comment. Last month McNabb was cleared of wrongdoing by the Virginia Department of Health in an investigation focused solely on whether “any alleged violations of Virginia’s EMS regulations have occurred,” the agency said. Those regulations stipulate that “EMS personnel may not discriminate … based on race, gender, religion, age, national origin, medical condition or any other reason.” After a two-month investigation in which fellow employees were interviewed …

Violent crime and police numbers ‘linked’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMetropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick: “There must be some link” There is “some link” between falling police numbers and a rise in violent crime, Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick has said. The commissioner was speaking a day after Prime Minister Theresa May said there was “no direct correlation”. It comes after two 17-year-olds were killed in separate stabbings in London and Greater Manchester at the weekend. Ms Dick told LBC Radio the deaths show “how big of a challenge this is” and that it is not a London-only issue. Jodie Chesney was killed in an east-London park as she played music with friends, while Yousef Ghaleb Makkie was stabbed to death in …

Chef Boyardee bowls recalled over labeling mix-up

Affected products were produced and packaged on Jan. 16, 2019 and include 7.5 ounce canned microwavable bowls of “Chef Boyardee rice with chicken & vegetables,” according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service website. The items have a package code of 210090151050045L, a best by date of July 8, 2020 and were shipped to retailers in Florida, Kentucky and New York. WATER ADDITIVE RECALLED OVER POTENTIALLY DEADLY BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION The company said they were alerted to the problem after consumers complained of opening up the product labeled as “rice with chicken & vegetables,” only to discover beef ravioli. While no adverse effects have been reported, the impacted products may contain milk and wheat, which is not declared on the label. …

Senate hearing examines ‘devastating’ nursing home abuse

(CNN)The phone rang shortly before Christmas in 2014. “I was not at all prepared for the call that I received. … The call that my mother had been a victim of a sexual assault in her nursing home,” Fischer said. “For me and my family, it’s been devastating.” Fischer testified in front of lawmakers in the nation’s capital on Wednesday. The US Senate Committee on Finance held a hearing to discuss reports of abuse and neglect in some nursing homes nationwide and what can be done to protect those of all ages at risk of abuse. “My final memories of my mother’s life now include watching her bang uncontrollably on her private parts for days after the rape, with tears …

More details emerge in deadly Oklahoma collision between school bus and SUV

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said an SUV traveling northbound on Highway 377 in Seminole County just after 7 p.m. fatally collided with a Konawa Public School bus after the driver of the SUV swerved into the opposite lane to pass another driver. According to authorities, the driver of the SUV passed another vehicle in the northbound lane by switching into the southbound lane. In order to “avoid a collision,” 30-year-old Joseph Scoggins, the driver of the school bus traveling southbound, swerved into the opposite lane. SCHOOL BUS COLLIDES WITH ANOTHER VEHICLE, LEAVING 3 DEAD, INCLUDING ONE CHILD, AUTHORITIES SAY But just as Scoggins did so, the driver of the SUV swerved back on to the right side of the road …

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott’s pet faces ‘dangerous dog’ hearing after attack on neighbor; 911 audio released

“They bit off your finger?” the dispatcher replies. “Yeah, the tip of my finger.” BACKLASH ASIDE, COWBOYS QB DAK PRESCOTT DEFENDS POSITION ON STANDING FOR ANTHEM When police arrived at the woman’s home in Frisco, Texas, they found that paramedics had bandaged the woman’s right hand, FOX 4 of Dallas-Fort Worth reported. The finger “was still attached, but split open,” a police report states, according to FOX 4. The woman told the 911 dispatcher she was “standing outside with a stick, trying to beat them off,” until help arrived, the report said. Prescott’s two dogs were found loose in the front yard of the 50-year-old woman’s home after biting and tearing her wooden fence, according to a complaint filed by a Frisco …

Bestival drugs death boyfriend to appeal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Michie shouted “evil, evil” and “not even sorry” at Broughton during an angry exchange at court during the trial His defence team urged jurors to consider the evidence of medical expert Prof Charles Deakin who said he could not “beyond reasonable doubt” confirm whether medical intervention would have saved Ms Fletcher-Michie’s life but on the “balance of probability” it was likely “while she was still breathing”. Broughton was found guilty of manslaughter and supplying the Class A drug 2CP by unanimous verdict last Thursday. Boyfriend jailed for Bestival drugs death Bestival death accused ‘delayed’ helping He had already pleaded guilty to supplying 2CP to Ms Fletcher-Michie and her friend at Glastonbury Festival in …