Thursday, 30 April 2015

Tesla expands from electric cars into home, business batteries

USA TODAYTesla expands from electric cars into home, business batteriesUSA TODAYHAWTHORNE, Calif -- Seeking to redefine itself as more than a high-tech automaker, Tesla Motors announced Thursday night that it's going to expand to make inroads into residential and business energy systems. While home batteries aren't as sexy as ...Tesla batteries to jump-start energy storage industry for businesses, homesLos Angeles TimesTesla Charges Into Home Battery Market Despite ChallengesABC NewsUPDATE 1-Tesla unveils suite of batteries for homes, businessesReutersCNNMoney -The Verge -LearnBondsall 417 news articles »

House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

CNNHouse adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'Lynchburg News and AdvanceWASHINGTON (AP) — The House has adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of the new health care law while channeling a 7 percent budget hike to the Pentagon. The 226-197 vote sends the non-binding budget plan to the ...Republicans pass budget plan, set sights on ObamacareBusiness Insiderall 878 news articles »

Dems Hope Their Latest Minimum Wage Bill Sounds Good to Business Owners ...

IJ ReviewDems Hope Their Latest Minimum Wage Bill Sounds Good to Business Owners ...IJ ReviewDemocrats Senator Patty Murray of Washington and Congressman Bobby Scott of Virginia are rolling out an updated minimum wage bill, this one calling for $12.00/hour. The $10.10/hour minimum wage bill, proposed by Congressional Democrats and ...and more »

Jameis Winston Selected First in NFL Draft

New York TimesJameis Winston Selected First in NFL DraftNew York TimesCHICAGO — Jameis Winston, the star quarterback from Florida State who played under a swirl of controversy, was chosen first over all in the N.F.L. draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. Winston led the Seminoles to a national championship ...NFL Draft Day: Jameis Winston Goes to Tampa Bay Buccaneers as No. 1 NFL ...ABC NewsJameis Winston to Bucs with No. 1 pickESPNNFL draft kicks off with highly anticipated first pickCBS NewsUSA TODAY -Los Angeles Times -Football.comall 1,025 news articles »

Obama And Democrats Raise Their Minimum Wage Proposal To $12

Huffington PostObama And Democrats Raise Their Minimum Wage Proposal To $12Huffington PostWASHINGTON -- With fast-food workers going on strike and local governments raising their wage floors, Democrats in Congress have decided their stalled proposal to hike the minimum from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour needs to be revised. On Thursday, they ...Democrats make minimum wage pitch: $12 by '20Washington Post (blog)Democratic Lawmakers' $12 Minimum-Wage Pitch Aims to Highlight Income ...Wall Street Journal (blog)Sen. Murray introduces act that would raise the minimum wage to $12 by 2020Central Kitsap ReporterNewsroom America -Civilrights.orgall 48 news articles »

Jeb Bush thinks Islam has been 'hijacked' by 'barbarians'

The GuardianJeb Bush thinks Islam has been 'hijacked' by 'barbarians'The GuardianPossible Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush answers National Review Institute's Rich Lowry question: 'Is Islam a religion of peace?' Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters. Tom McCarthy in New York. @TeeMcSee. Thursday 30 April 2015 18.15 EDT ...Bush forcefully defends his views on taxes, immigrationWashington Post (blog)Bush defiant on immigration: 'I'm right about this'The Hill (blog)Jeb Bush to NR: 'I Just Think You're Wrong on Immigration'National Review Onlineall 413 news articles »

Jeb Bush: Empty Baltimore stadium 'sends the wrong signal'

NBCNews.comJeb Bush: Empty Baltimore stadium 'sends the wrong signal'MSNBCWashington, D.C. – Former Florida governor Jeb Bush criticized a decision to stage an empty Baltimore Orioles game in response to rioting, telling the audience at the National Review Ideas Summit that it was counterproductive. “I'll just say it sends the wrong ...Bush forcefully defends his views on taxes, immigrationWashington Post (blog)Jeb Bush says 11 million undocumented immigrants deserve chance to stayFox News Latinoall 410 news articles »

US, Vietnam Commemorate Different Outcomes of War

Voice of AmericaUS, Vietnam Commemorate Different Outcomes of WarVoice of AmericaHO CHI MINH CITY—. Vietnamese and Americans both commemorated the Vietnam War on Thursday with two very different ceremonies in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. In the morning Thursday, groups of Vietnamese dressed as laborers, ...Father piloted military helicopter to save his family as Saigon fell in 1975Daily MailVietnamese Canadians mark 'Journey to Freedom'CTV NewsInaugural Journey to Freedom day draws hundredsOttawa CitizenHuffington Post -USA TODAY -Washington Postall 1,328 news articles »

Jeb Bush says 11 million undocumented immigrants deserve chance to stay

Fox News LatinoJeb Bush says 11 million undocumented immigrants deserve chance to stayFox News LatinoHOUSTON (AP) – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Wednesday that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to stay, wading yet again into his party's contentious immigrant debate. In tone and substance, Bush stands out ...Jeb Bush faults Major League Baseball for keeping fans out of Orioles gameWashington Post (blog)Jeb Bush: Empty Baltimore stadium 'sends the wrong signal'MSNBCJeb Bush slams decision to play Orioles game without fans following riotsWashington Timesall 398 news articles »

The MESSENGER orbiter has crashed into Mercury

Washington PostThe MESSENGER orbiter has crashed into MercuryWashington PostGoodnight, sweet probe. At 3:26 pm Eastern this afternoon, NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft plummeted into Mercury at 8,750 mph, leaving a 52-foot crater in its wake. Quick calculation: @MESSENGER2011 impact released energy equivalent to 0.87 ...The Short List: NASA spacecraft crashes; Freddie Gray investigation; Apple ...USA TODAYUPDATE 1-NASA spacecraft makes crashing finale into MercuryReutersNASA's Messenger spacecraft crashes into MercuryFox NewsBBC News -Gizmodo -TIMEall 360 news articles »

Today's Vietnam taunts Beijing, tantalizes the West

CBC.caToday's Vietnam taunts Beijing, tantalizes the WestCBC.caForty years ago in Montreal, I was spending my days at Radio Canada International, writing hourly bulletins of the news from Saigon, and my evenings glued to the television with my wife, who was anxious about her parents back in Vietnam. We had ...and more »

Woman rescued from damaged hotel five days after Nepal earthquake

Fox NewsWoman rescued from damaged hotel five days after Nepal earthquakeCNNKathmandu, Nepal (CNN) A worker trapped by Saturday's deadly earthquake in Nepal has been rescued after spending five days in the quake-damaged hotel in which she worked. Sniffer dogs detected her presence early Thursday. A 37-strong Norwegian ...You'll Believe in Miracles After Seeing This Baby & Other Survivors Pulled From ...E! OnlineWoman and teenage boy rescued five days after Nepal quakeeuronewsThe moment the Nepal earthquake struck the ancient town of Bhaktapur caught ...National PostU.S. News & World Report -Zee Newsall 3,494 news articles »

Fall of Saigon remembered by Ottawa's Vietnamese community

CBC.caFall of Saigon remembered by Ottawa's Vietnamese communityCBC.caCeremonies and demonstrations are taking place in Ottawa today as the city's Vietnamese community marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. Analysis: Today's Vietnam taunts Beijing, tantalizes the West. A flag display was held at the Ottawa police ...and more »

Hillary Clinton welcomes Bernie Sanders to the arena

PoliticoHillary Clinton welcomes Bernie Sanders to the arenaPoliticoMost Read; Videos. Inside the Final Days of Vietnam · Clinton Foundation in campaign tailspin · Rubio sticking by Iran amendments · Obama trade bill in trouble · Iran's Zarif fires back at Tom Cotton's tweets · Al Jazeera America subject of $15M discrimination ...Mrs. Clinton Takes a RiskWall Street JournalBo Dietl: It Might Be Time To Reform The Criminal Justice System But Not ...FOX News RadioClinton dives into debate on police tactics, urges justice reformReutersReason (blog) -Slate Magazine -New York Daily Newsall 1,316 news articles »

Pakistan: 10 sentenced to life for attack on Malala

CNNPakistan: 10 sentenced to life for attack on MalalaCNNPeshawar, Pakistan (CNN) Ten people have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2012 attack on Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai, a judge announced Thursday. The assailant's conviction and sentences follow a trial that ...Pakistan Sentences 10 Men to Life in Attack on Malala YousafzaiWall Street JournalPartial justice for Malala YousafzaiCBS NewsPakistan court jails 10 for involvement in attack on MalalaFox NewsThe Nation -BBC Newsall 338 news articles »

Report Claims American Psychological Association Secretly Supported Torture ...

TIMEReport Claims American Psychological Association Secretly Supported Torture ...TIMEThe American Psychological Association secretly worked with the George W. Bush administration to justify a post-9/11 torture policy, says a new report released Thursday. The report, written by six health professionals and human rights activists, analyzed over ...Report alleges American Psychological Association was complicit in torture ...The Week MagazineMorning Break: APA Backed Torture, Nepal's Hospitals OverwhelmedMedPage TodayReport: Psychological Association Collaborated to Justify Bush-era Torture PolicyNewsmaxall 7 news articles »

Weapons, Chemicals Seized in German Anti

Fox NewsWeapons, Chemicals Seized in German Anti-Terror RaidNew York TimesBERLIN — German police have recovered a pipe bomb, an assault rifle and chemicals that can be used to make explosives after two suspects were detained in an overnight anti-terror raid near Frankfurt, prosecutors said Thursday. A state interior minister ...Frankfurt Prosecutor: Couple Arrested on Suspicion of Plotting 'Criminal Act'NBCNews.comCouple stockpiled weapons, bomb-making materials ahead of planned Islamist ...New York Daily NewsGerman police seize weapons and chemicals in anti-terror raidThe GuardianEurope Online Magazineall 123 news articles »

The Latest on Nepal: 73 aftershocks recorded since Saturday

The HinduThe Latest on Nepal: 73 aftershocks recorded since SaturdayWashington Post5:30 p.m. (1145 GMT). An Indian seismologist says more than 70 aftershocks have been recorded in the Himalayan region since Saturday's earthquake. J.L. Gautam says the 73 aftershocks recorded as of Thursday morning by India's monitoring stations ...Teenager Pulled From Rubble in Katmandu 5 Days After QuakeNew York TimesTeenager rescued from rubble 5 days after Nepal quakeSyracuse.comBoy rescued in Kathmandu rubble, many villagers still strandedReutersCTV News -Newsweekall 2,580 news articles »

Baltimore waits for answers on black man's death in police custody

ReutersBaltimore waits for answers on black man's death in police custodyReutersBALTIMORE (Reuters) - Residents of Baltimore and activists across the United States waited on Thursday for official word on the cause of a black man's death in police custody earlier this month, as protests over the case spread to other cities. More than 100 ...Baltimore calm as city awaits prosecutor moves on police probeWashington PostBaltimore Stays Relatively Calm Under Curfew as Protests Spread in USNew York TimesEgypt gets a revolution, Baltimore a riot: Why hasn't radical empathy started at ...SalonNBCNews.com -Daily Beast -Newsdayall 11,979 news articles »

Nepal earthquake: Teenager pulled alive from rubble on day 6

CNNNepal earthquake: Teenager pulled alive from rubble on day 6CNNKathmandu, Nepal (CNN) On day six of Nepal's tragedy, life triumphed as rescuers pulled an 18-year-old man from the rubble of a multistory residential building in one of Kathmandu's hard-hit neighborhoods. A large crowd erupted in cheers as Pemba ...The Latest on Nepal: France says 3rd citizen among deadWashington PostNepal earthquake: Survivor found amid Kathmandu wreckageCBC.caNepal earthquake: Teenager rescued after 120 hours under rubbleHindustan TimesNBCNews.com -Daily Mailall 2,649 news articles »

Obama to announce free e

ReutersObama to announce free e-books for low-income kidsReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will go to a public library in one of Washington's poorest neighborhoods on Thursday to talk about a plan to give low-income children access to 10,000 e-books. Working with publishers and libraries, the ...Obama's day: A virtual field tripUSA TODAYObama pushes reading through eBook, library initiativesAlbany Times UnionObama Promotes E-Book Gift for Poor Kids Amid Inequality DebateBloombergall 24 news articles »

Kremlin: North Korean leader not coming to Moscow on May 9

LivemintKremlin: North Korean leader not coming to Moscow on May 9Chron.comMOSCOW (AP) — The reclusive leader of North Korea will not be coming to Moscow next month for the Victory Day celebration, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman announced Thursday. The highly anticipated visit would have been Kim Jong Un's first ...Kremlin: North Korean leader not coming to Moscow for Victory Day celebrationsFox NewsNorth Korea's Kim Jong Un cancels planned visit to Russia, says KremlinFirstpostNIS: Kim Jong-un executed 15 officials in a 'reign of terror'The Hankyorehall 101 news articles »

Sambisa

Daily TrustSambisa - Rescuing Our GirlsDaily TrustThe Nigerian military said in a terse statement on April 28, 2014 that it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state. The statement was made by the military on its twitter handle.Nigeria: Chibok Girls - More Than 2000 Women in Captivity - Amnesty InternationalAllAfrica.comArmy says more women rescued from Sambisa ForestNews24 Nigeriaall 1,743 news articles »

Army says more women rescued from Sambisa Forest

News24 NigeriaArmy says more women rescued from Sambisa ForestNews24 NigeriaAbuja - The military said several field commanders of Boko Haram terrorists had been killed and more of their training camps been destroyed in the Sambisa Forest. Acting Director Public Relations of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman, disclosed the ...and more »

Rupert Murdoch's Sun endorses 2 rival parties in UK vote

Chron.comRupert Murdoch's Sun endorses 2 rival parties in UK voteChron.comLONDON (AP) — Rupert Murdoch's tabloid Sun has spoken, urging voters to back David Cameron's Conservative Party in Britain's election — unless they're in Scotland. There, it says, they should vote for the Scottish National Party. The differing ...'The Sun' and 'The Scottish Sun' can't agree on who to endorse in UK electionMashableScottish Sun backs the SNP: is Rupert Murdoch pulling the strings?The GuardianThe SNP: playing the anti-politics card to gain powerSpikedEdinburgh Evening News -BBC Newsall 211 news articles »