This Is What The Climate March Looked Like Across The Country

President Donald Trump may not think that climate change should be a priority for the country, but the Climate March protests proved that the American people won’t stand for it. Hundreds of thousands of environmentalists swarmed the streets of the U.S.’s largest cities on Saturday, urging the White House to take climate change seriously. Protestors at the Climate March, which was held on President Trump’s 100th day in office, denounced the Trump administration for signing executive orders that slashed policies that flight climate change, all in the name of a coal-focused “energy revolution.”While the main march took place in Washington D.C. and in front of the White House, hundreds of sister marches were held across the country in a show of solidarity.

April 30, 2017 05:26 UTC

Kansas City Jimmy John's worker speaks out after intense armed robbery

Security footage of a gun point robbery at a Kansas City Jimmy John's has gone viral with millions of views. The employee stands completely calm with a gun in his face while everyone was wondering, what was going through his mind? Then he put it in my face, and told me to open the (bleep) drawer. He added that he had considered violating his parole so he could complete his sentence, saying that parole conditions were hard to follow. After Kansas City police tweeted Friday morning that the suspect was in custody, Jimmy John's responded with their well known slogan saying: "Wow freaky fast capture, KC police are rockstars!"

April 30, 2017 04:52 UTC

Dodgers power way to four-run rally in ninth inning for 6-5 win over Phillies

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April 30, 2017 04:46 UTC

Trump Invites Rodrigo Duterte to the White House

PhotoWASHINGTON — President Trump on Saturday invited the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House, embracing an authoritarian leader who is accused of ordering extrajudicial killings of drug suspects and who crudely disparaged Mr. Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama. Mr. Trump had a “very friendly conversation with Mr. Duterte,” according to a statement issued by the White House late Saturday. Human rights groups and many Western governments have condemned Mr. Duterte for the bloody campaign. A spokesman for Mr. Duterte, Ernesto Abella, confirmed the White House invitation, saying that Mr. Trump had expressed “his understanding and appreciation of the challenges facing the Philippine president, especially on the matter” of drugs. An outspoken populist with a shoot-from-the-hip style, Mr. Duterte shares some characteristics with Mr. Trump.

April 30, 2017 04:41 UTC

Asean Backs Off Confrontation Over China’s Island-Building at Summit

Southeast Asian nations skirted the thorny issue of territorial disputes in the South China Sea at a regional summit, which came at a time of uncertainty over U.S. engagement under the Trump administration and increasing determination by China to assert its claims. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations early Sunday issued a final summit communiqué that avoided confronting China’s role in the region, an issue that has imploded meetings in recent years. The statement scrapped harsher language in an earlier draft seen...

April 30, 2017 03:45 UTC

Samantha Bee Compares CNN To A 'S**tty Boyfriend'

Samantha Bee issued a scathing critique of CNN Saturday during her TBS special, “Not the White House Correspondents Dinner.”Bee aired clips of CNN’s on-air personalities, from the left-leaning Van Jones to the Trump-supportin g Jeffrey Lord, clashing in political debates. In some of the clips, the fights became so heated that it was difficult to hear what anyone was actually saying. Then, she aired a clip of CNN President Jeff Zucker discussing the network’s punditry, saying, “You can call it entertainment. “CNN gives you news like your shitty boyfriend gives your orgasms. Either way, you wind up lying in the wet spot and he’s snoring.”Instead of keeping the journalists in the studio to argue, Bee suggested Zucker let them go out and report the news.

April 30, 2017 03:33 UTC

Will Ferrell Reprises His Role As George W. Bush For Samantha Bee

Will Ferrell slapped the suit back on Saturday to reprise his role of President George W. Bush at Samantha Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.”Ferrell came out as Bush, brazenly smoked a cigarette and asked the crowd, “How do you like me now?”

April 30, 2017 03:33 UTC

National Security Chief Tells South Korea U.S. Will Pay for Defense System

SEOUL—White House national-security chief Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster told his South Korean counterpart that the U.S. would pay for a missile-defense system designed to protect against a North Korean missile attack, apparently reversing President Donald Trump’s remark on Thursday that South Korea should pay for the roughly $1 billion battery. In a 35-minute phone call Sunday morning, Gen. McMaster told Kim Kwan-jin, South Korea’s national-security adviser, that the U.S. would finance Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or...

April 30, 2017 03:33 UTC

Los Angeles shooting spree: At least 1 killed, 3 hurt as police hunt suspects

Authorities in Southern California were searching for a Hispanic male and female accused of stealing a woman’s SUV on Saturday and then going on a shooting rampage, killing one and injuring three. "It doesn't appear they were target-specific or gang related," Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Ryan Rouzan said, adding that the investigation is ongoing. The rampage began at around 2:15 p.m. when one person forced a woman from her Nissan Pathfinder in Pico Rivera, a community southeast of downtown Los Angeles. It's unclear what the shooting victims were doing when they were shot, something Rouzan said would be revealed in the ongoing investigation. The woman's condition was unknown, but Rouzan said she had not been shot.

April 30, 2017 03:33 UTC

Arsène Wenger Reaches the End of the Road at Arsenal. Or Maybe Not.

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyThe converse is true of Arsenal. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyThese last two months, the unrest has manifested at almost every game. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyAgainst City, though, the mutineers must have felt their moment had come. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyIf he has told anyone, one way or the other, within Arsenal’s hierarchy, the secret is guarded jealously. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyIt is easy to believe there is a part of him that might be relieved to walk away.

April 30, 2017 03:11 UTC

Texas severe weather: At least 5 killed, dozens injured after tornadoes rip through state

At least five people were killed and dozens were injured after tornadoes ripped through parts of Texas Saturday night. Brian Horton said that at least five were dead, including one person who was in a vehicle when a tornado tossed it along Highway 64 in Canton. ETMC Regional Healthcare Systems hospitals in the region received at least 54 patients following the storm, including one person in critical condition, spokeswoman Rebecca Berkley said. The tornado flipped pickup trucks at a Dodge dealership in Canton and tore through the business. The National Weather Service confirmed that at least three tornadoes touched down and passed through Canton, Eustace and Canton City, the Dallas Morning News reported.

April 30, 2017 03:00 UTC

Gergen: Trump speech was 'most divisive'

Washington (CNN) Political analyst David Gergen delivered a harsh critique of President Trump's campaign-style rally Saturday night in an appearance on CNN's "Newsroom." "To bring your campaign speech into the presidency is something presidents rarely do," said Gergen, who has been a White House adviser to four presidents. "This was the most divisive speech I've ever heard from a sitting American president." The nearly-hour long speech began with attacks on the press and covered his tax plan, jobs, the yet-to-be-built wall, trade and other topics Trump had touted throughout his 2016 campaign. "I think it was a deeply disturbing speech."

April 30, 2017 02:48 UTC

CNN panelists clash over Trump speech

(CNN) Sparks flew Saturday evening on a CNN "Newsroom" panel as contributors clashed over President Trump's accomplishments in the first 100 days and over remarks he had just delivered at a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The sharp exchange began when Democratic strategist Paul Begala unleashed a withering attack on the President, calling him both a "moral midget" and "needy little baby." Democratic strategist @PaulBegala: Trump is a "moral midget ... a deeply insecure person" and a "needy little baby" — CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) April 30, 2017Moments later, Republican strategist Paris Dennard took issue with Begala's remarks, offering criticism of the media class's overall treatment of Trump. I did not like probably 98 percent to 99 percent of the things President Obama did, but I would never call him 'Obama' and I would never call him a 'moral midget' or a 'needy little baby,'" he said. Dennard added, "We owe this President a little more respect in how we talk about him."

April 30, 2017 02:37 UTC

Corrections: April 30, 2017

SUNDAY BUSINESSAn article last Sunday about how commercial flight crews are taught to defuse situations referred incorrectly to an entity that uses the letters LUV to identify itself. Southwest Airlines uses LUV as its stock symbol; it is not the official airline code of Love Field in Dallas, which is DAL. •An article last Sunday about the decline of cash referred incorrectly to the number of European Union members that retain national currencies. Advertisement Continue reading the main story•A report last Sunday about the wedding of Luke Norris and Justin Lo misspelled the middle name of Mr. Norris’s mother. Advertisement Continue reading the main storyReaders dissatisfied with a response or concerned about the paper’s journalistic integrity may reach the public editor at or (212) 556-8044.

April 30, 2017 02:37 UTC

The Corrosive Consequences of the Politics of Tax Cuts

A quick look at the Associated Press's list of per capita federal taxes paid by states tells the story. Right at the top of the GOP tax reform agenda--and reflected in the Trump tax plan as well--is eliminating the federal deductibility of state and local taxes. For decades now--as documented by the conservative Tax Foundation--more productive blue states have seen their money flow to less productive red states. Yet somehow those red state Republicans get away with saying--as we now hear in the tax reform discussions on Capitol Hill--that the deductibility of state and local taxes represents a subsidy by the low tax to the high tax states. Yet, blue state Democrats look at the same circumstances and see a very different picture.

April 30, 2017 02:37 UTC

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