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South Africa's drought-stricken Cape Town pushes back "Day Zero" to...

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa’s drought-stricken city of Cape Town has pushed back its estimate for “Day Zero,” when taps are expected to run dry, to July 9 from June 4 due to a decline in water usage, the city’s deputy mayor said on Tuesday.<p>Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson said that over the past …

Environmentalism

Donald Trump Attacks Barack Obama In Tweet That Defies Logic And Facts

🤔 🤔 🤔<p>Donald Trump has continued to push the boundaries of the absurd by blaming Barack Obama for not doing something he actually did which he …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Jr. Arrives in India to Promote Trump-Branded Luxury Apartments

NEW DELHI) — The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who …

Donald Trump

Too Tired To Cook? This Protein-Packed Vegan Dinner Is Ready In 5 Minutes Flat

In less than the amount of time it takes to even scan a takeout menu, you could have an anti-inflammatory feast on your plate. This dinner comes …

Healthy Eating

California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — That sign in hotel rooms asking guests if they really need their towels and sheets washed each day would become the rule in California, enforced with a $500 fine, if water officials vote to make a series of smaller-scale conservation measures permanent in the drought-prone …

California

Don Jr. Advises President Trump, Post-Parkland: Don’t Go Wobbly on Guns

In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, young survivors issued a call to action to President Trump, but his eldest son is telling …

Donald Trump

Fergie responds to critics of that wildly unpopular national anthem performance

Fergie has issued a statement responding to the people who criticised her National Anthem performance at the recent NBA All-Star Game.<p>It's sort of …

NBA All-Star Game

New White House security rule could force Kusher, many others out

Rachel Maddow<p>Donald Trump weakness on Russia contrasts with past presidents<p>04:50<p>Money trail key to tracking Russian troll operation<p>05:52<p>Russian …

Donald Trump

Sarah Silverman Gets Furious Pushback For Supporting Ahed Tamimi

Comedian Sarah Silverman is at the center of a Twitter storm after tweeting in support of detained Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi over the …

Israel

Teens arrested as copycat threats surge across US in wake of Florida school shooting

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in Missouri after allegedly threatening to shoot up a school with an AK-47 rifle, the latest in a string of copycat threats following last week’s Florida shooting.<p>The teen in the city of Republic was charged with making a terrorist threat after sending a video of …

Crime

Donald Trump Jr. visits India to help sell apartments

NEW DELHI (AP) — "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper.<p>The ads, which have run repeatedly in the past few days, herald the arrival not of the American president but of his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., who is in …

Donald Trump

These Florida lawmakers accepted money from the National Rifle Association

<b>(CNN) —</b> One week after a gunman stormed the hallways of their school in a deadly rampage, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are heading to the state capitol to demand lawmakers take action on gun control.<p>Meanwhile, gun control advocates are putting pressure on Florida …

CNN

Anderson Cooper Shreds Trump: ‘He Went To Play Golf While They Held Funerals’

CNN’s Anderson Cooper took Donald Trump to task on Monday for a weekend in which the president fired off angry messages on Twitter about Democrats, the Russia investigation, Oprah Winfrey and more.<p>“The president tweeted and played golf today, a day that saw two families bury their children,” Cooper …

Donald Trump

Don Jr. Promises Not to Do Anything Corrupt While Shilling Condos In India

Nothing to see here, insists the president’s son.<p>After he was elected president, <b>Donald Trump</b> executed a series of legal maneuvers to ensure that his ethical responsibilities wouldn’t get in the way of his conflicts of interest. Instead of selling the Trump Organization, putting his assets in a …

Donald Trump

Drunk Korean Spectator Scored 53.0 After Falling Into The Pipe

Kim Jin-Hee was watching the womens ski pipe contest with her friends on the skiers right wall. Her friends mentioned that they had gotten quite an …

Skiing

'Their blood is on your hands': Parkland high school students hit back at Trump for blaming Democrats and the FBI for the shooting

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have some words for President Donald Trump.<p>Marjory Stoneman Douglas became the site of the country's deadliest mass shooting in 2018 last week, when the suspected shooter, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, gunned down 17 of his peers …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller's interest in Jared Kushner has expanded beyond his contacts with Russia and now includes his efforts to secure financing for his company from foreign investors during the presidential transition, according to people familiar with the inquiry.<p>This …

Donald Trump

Sickening: WH official tells the Washington Post mass shooting was a 'reprieve' from their scandals

×<p>Tag History<p>DonaldTrump created by Jen Hayden at 02/19/2018 12:23 PM<br>• DonaldTrump WhiteHouse created by Jen Hayden at 02/19/2018 12:23 PM<br>• DonaldTrump …

Donald Trump

Trump spent the weekend tweeting about Russia. He lied, a lot.

Here are the three biggest whoppers from a very long list.<p>Even by his standards, President Trump has been on a Twitter rampage since special counsel Robert Mueller started indicting Russians for election interference last Friday. Trump has sent 16 tweets on the topic in the three days following the …

Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump blasts Oprah Winfrey over 60 Minutes panel

US President Donald Trump has blasted Oprah Winfrey on Twitter over a segment on current affair show <i>60 Minutes</i> and again says he hopes she will face …

Donald Trump

Ban the Olympics

They encourage profligate spending and help dictators burnish their prestige. Who needs them?<p>Editor’s Note: Read all of The Atlantic’s Winter Olympics coverage.<p>What have the Olympics ever done for us? Other than fuel corruption, make countries spend pointlessly and profligately, inflame nationalist …

Josef Stalin

Trump Suggests FBI Missed Signs Of Fla. Shooting Because Of Russia Probe

President Trump sent several tweets over the weekend, including an accusation that the FBI's focus on the Russia probe distracted the agency from following up on the Florida school shooter.

Russia Probe

Mexico struck by 5.9-magnitude earthquake

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico early Monday, but it was shorter and less intense than one that struck in the same area, damaging about 1,000 houses, on Friday.<p>Monday's quake struck 27 miles east of Oaxaca at a depth of six miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Oaxaca is about …

Natural Disasters

I Packed My Life Into a Single Backpack to Travel the World for 9 Months. Here's What I Brought

I had to embrace minimalism and get rid of most of my stuff.<p>You have not witnessed frustration until you’ve seen a 24-year-old woman trying to stuff …

Backpacking

Mexico rattled by midnight earthquake

Quake appears to be shorter and less intense than last week's, which damaged hundreds of buildings<p>A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck southern Mexico …

Natural Disasters

Sheriff visits boy shot while shielding classmates in school massacre

The sheriff of Broward County, Florida — where last week’s deadly school massacre took place — paid a visit to a 15-year-old boy on Sunday who was …

Nikolas Cruz

House Speaker Paul Ryan slammed after he snubbed Florida teacher on gun control

"We need a speaker who will listen to everyone, not just the NRA and other special interests who cut him checks," Democratic candidate and ironworker …

Guns

Paul Ryan Assures Fox He's Still Working Hard to Make Life Worse for the Poor and Elderly

Last week, Congress passed a two-year budget deal to avoid the world’s tiniest shutdown. In it, Democrats got some non-defense spending increases …

Republicans

Tools of Trump’s Fixer: Payouts, Intimidation and the Tabloids

As accounts of past sexual indiscretions threatened to surface during Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign, the job of stifling potentially damaging stories fell to his longtime lawyer and all-around fixer, Michael D. Cohen.<p>To protect his boss at critical junctures in his improbable political …

Donald Trump

Developer submits plan concept for 81-story tower in downtown Denver

The development team seeking to build the would-be tallest building in Denver filed a site concept with the city last week calling for an 81-story, …

Skyscrapers