Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

July 26, 2017

TOBACCO FUNDS. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (middle) attends the congressional inquiry into her alleged fund misuse. She is flanked by her lawyer, former senator Juan Ponce Enrile, and her mother Imelda Marcos. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – …

Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

July 26, 2017

TOBACCO FUNDS. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (middle) attends the congressional inquiry into her alleged fund misuse. She is flanked by her lawyer, former senator Juan Ponce Enrile, and her mother Imelda Marcos. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – …

Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

July 26, 2017

TOBACCO FUNDS. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (middle) attends the congressional inquiry into her alleged fund misuse. She is flanked by her lawyer, former senator Juan Ponce Enrile, and her mother Imelda Marcos. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – …

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Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

Imee Marcos grilled over ‘gross negligence’ in tobacco fund use

July 26, 2017 at 2:48 am 0 comments

TOBACCO FUNDS. Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (middle) attends the congressional inquiry into her alleged fund misuse. She is flanked by her lawyer, former senator Juan Ponce Enrile, and her mother Imelda Marcos. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – …

Democrats Try to Find Economic Message After Railing Against Trump

Democrats Try to Find Economic Message After Railing Against Trump

July 25, 2017 at 2:48 am 0 comments

BERRYVILLE, Va. — For more than a year, Democrats have raged against now-President Trump, projecting their opposition as the party’s central message. In so doing, they have maintained their minority status in Congress, sustained the most stunning loss in modern …

A Twitter joke gave rise to a truly original soccer game

A Twitter joke gave rise to a truly original soccer game

July 24, 2017 at 11:16 pm 0 comments

The internet has a fantastic ability to embrace a joke, and then beat it to death faster than you can mumble "my name’s Jeff." From Hobo With a Shotgun and Kung Fury through to Goat Simulator and Snakes on a …

Ben Affleck says he will be The Batman despite report he would relinquish role

Ben Affleck says he will be The Batman despite report he would relinquish role

July 23, 2017 at 2:46 am 0 comments

Ben Affleck has dismissed rumors that he will hang up his cape before the next Batman film, for which he recently ceded directing responsibilities.

Speaking to a crowd of about 6,500 fans at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, Affleck unequivocally …

“In Some Respects, We’re A Nation in Crisis Right Now,” Former CIA Director Says

“In Some Respects, We’re A Nation in Crisis Right Now,” Former CIA Director Says

July 22, 2017 at 5:36 am 0 comments

Former CIA Director John Brennan appears before a House hearing in May. He told a public policy conference on Friday that Trump associates should have known better than to meet with a Russian lawyer last year.

Leaving federal government service …

Judge denies ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s request to stay free while appealing his conviction

Judge denies ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s request to stay free while appealing his conviction

July 21, 2017 at 6:11 am 0 comments

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca outside the Los Angeles federal courthouse earlier this year after he was convicted of obstruction of justice and other charges. A judge denied his request to remain free on bond while he appeals …

During ‘Made in America Week,’ President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club applies to hire 70 foreign workers

During ‘Made in America Week,’ President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club applies to hire 70 foreign workers

July 21, 2017 at 3:04 am 0 comments

President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)

President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida has asked permission to hire 70 foreign workers this fall, attesting — in the middle of the White House’s “Made in America Week” …

Get out! Chinese agents bar access to the ‘free’ wife of Liu Xiaobo

Get out! Chinese agents bar access to the ‘free’ wife of Liu Xiaobo

July 20, 2017 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Chinese authorities claim Liu Xia is a free woman. But one week after the death of her husband, the Nobel laureate and democracy activist Liu Xiaobo, a visit to the couple’s Beijing home immediately gives the lie to that claim.…

Manafort Was in Debt to Pro-Russia Interests, Cyprus Records Show

Manafort Was in Debt to Pro-Russia Interests, Cyprus Records Show

July 20, 2017 at 2:47 am 0 comments

Financial records filed last year in the secretive tax haven of Cyprus, where Paul J. Manafort kept bank accounts during his years working in Ukraine and investing with a Russian oligarch, indicate that he had been in debt to pro-Russia …

Man-Repelling Flamethrowers Are Being Marketed to Women in China

Man-Repelling Flamethrowers Are Being Marketed to Women in China

July 19, 2017 at 2:30 am 0 comments

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While many of the "anti-pervert" weapons look like your average lighter, others are advertised to shoot out 20-inch flames.

Apparently pepper spray just isn’t providing the same level of protection and peace of mind to Chinese women …