Trump Twitter Bursts Throw Decades-Old Alliances Into Chaos – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Trump Twitter Bursts Throw Decades-Old Alliances Into ChaosBloombergFor the first time in decades, America's oldest allies are questioning where Washington's heart is. This week, President Donald Trump and his deputies hit out at some of America's closest friends, blasting a “ dumb” refugee resettlement deal with …Australia Bewildered by Malcolm Turnbull's Apparent Rift with […]

UC Berkeley cancels Milo Yiannopoulos talk as students protest – BBC News

BBC News UC Berkeley cancels Milo Yiannopoulos talk as students protestBBC NewsThe University of California at Berkeley was forced to cancel a talk by an editor at right-wing Breitbart News after violent student protests. Milo Yiannopoulos, 32, is an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump. Hundreds of students rallied on …Trump's threat to defund Berkeley after […]

A satirical magazine ran Donald Trump’s remarks on Black History Month, verbatim, as a humor column – Quartz

A satirical magazine ran Donald Trump's remarks on Black History Month, verbatim, as a humor columnQuartzMcSweeney's, the satirical literary magazine founded by author Dave Eggers, just slapped on a headline and ran the full, unedited text of Trump's introductory remarks as a humor column. It headlined the piece, “My Very Good Black History Month Tribute […]

Four underrated fights at UFC Fight Night Houston – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.com Four underrated fights at UFC Fight Night HoustonFOXSports.comThe UFC hits Houston during Super Bowl weekend for an exciting slate of fights that include a featherweight showdown between Dennis Bermudez and “The Korean Zombie” in the main event. Here are four other fights from Saturday's event that could steal …UFC Fight Night 104 predictions: 'Houston' FOX […]

Never mind the lungs. Air pollution can scramble your brain – Miami Herald

Miami Herald Never mind the lungs. Air pollution can scramble your brainMiami HeraldThe air you breathe does more than affect your lungs. A new study published this week found that older women exposed to air polluted by vehicle exhaust and other damaging particles are almost twice as likely to develop dementia. Others who carried a …Air […]

Stocks are mixed; Ralph Lauren drops 11% – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Stocks are mixed; Ralph Lauren drops 11%Los Angeles TimesStocks were mixed in early trading on Wall Street Thursday morning as traders didn't find much to get excited about in the latest batch of earnings reports from U.S. companies. Insurer MetLife sank 4% after reporting earnings and revenue that came in …Ralph Lauren […]

85th Texas Legislature: Oil And Gas Roundup – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

85th Texas Legislature: Oil And Gas RoundupMondaq News Alerts (registration)On Jan. 10, 2017, the 85th regular session of the Texas Legislature convened in Austin, and already several bills are on the table that, if adopted, could impact the oil and gas industry in Texas. State Sen. Van Taylor, R-Plano, has introduced the Oil …

County Attorney J.D. Lambright, Part 2: Ice in the Slime Machine

County Attorney J.D. Lambright, Part 2: Ice in the Slime Machine

Conroe, February 2 – J.D. Lambright is the most expensive County Attorney in Texas history. This Part 2 of a 3-part series in The Golden Hammer addresses two of the many issues that make Lambright the most expensive (and wasteful). In this Part, we discuss his Departmental Budget Explosion and his Ice In the Slime […]