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Manchester marks week since attack as intelligence questions grow

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom – A bell tolled in Manchester on Monday, May 29, at the exact time when a suicide bomber struck a week before outside a teenage pop concert killing 22 people, as Britain's intelligence agency questioned whether vital clues had been missed. Hundreds braved the rain in the northwest English city for...

Giants, Nationals react to the Bryce Harper-Hunter Strickland fight

The Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) fights with the San Francisco Giants Jeff Samardzija, left, during the eighth inning of their game on Monday, May 29, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. Harper was hit by a pitch from the Giants Hunter Strickland that started a fight between the two teams. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News...

On No-Tobacco Day, Big Tobacco emerges winner; check out the lesson

From PHFI losing its FCRA nod due to anti-tobacco lobbying to rise in tobacco cultivation, the lesson is quite clear. (Image: Reuters) Seven weeks ago, the home ministry revoked the Public Health Foundation of India’s (PHFI) FCRA clearance—this is critical for it to receive foreign donations for its work—for diverting its funds for various...

‘Shark Tank’ Star Kevin O’Leary Is Out — Of Politics — As Conservatives In Canada Elect New Leader

Kevin O’Leary apparently doesn’t think politics is all that wonderful, at least in the short term. The cast member nicknamed Mr. Wonderful on the hit ABC series Shark Tank unexpectedly dropped out of the contest for the leader of Canada’s Conservative or Tory party even though he was by far the favorite in the...

Overreach Threatens Healthcare Reform

Republicans were right about everything Obamacare. Premiums did not fall by $2500 per family. You could not keep your plan or your doctor. The Class Act (nursing home benefits) proved unsustainable. Adverse selection did occur. The Obamacare Exchanges were not financially viable and enrollments fell well short of projections. The current outlook for Obamacare...