Police officer involved in viral taho-throwing MRT incident gets medal All in the line of duty. The police officer who was drenched in taho (soybean curd drink) after a Chinese woman threw her cup at him has been awarded a Medalya ng Papuri, a Philippine National Police (PNP) commendation medal earlier today at Camp Crame in Quezon City. PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde and former Special Assistant to the President Bong Go awarded the medal to PO1 William Cristobal, radio station RMN reported. The Medalya…"Police officer involved in viral taho-throwing MRT incident gets medal"
Trump says he ‘works probably more hours than any past president’ after schedule leaks Donald Trump has claimed he probably works “more hours than almost any past president” after leaks from the White House revealed he spends more than half of his working days in unstructured “executive time”. The leaks to Axios showed in roughly three months following the 2018 midterm elections, the president spent about 60 per cent of his time without official appointments or activities marked on…"Trump says he ‘works probably more hours than any past president’ after schedule leaks"
Far out from 2020, a deep Democratic bench takes shape Washington (AFP) – Senator Amy Klobuchar on Sunday officially joined a crowded field of Democrats vying to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 — already shaping up to be one of the largest and most diverse ever. Klobuchar is now party of a group of White House hopefuls that includes other high-flying female US senators, charismatic military veterans and a young gay mayor. And…"Far out from 2020, a deep Democratic bench takes shape"
Texas City Councilman Calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez A ‘Bimbo’ After She Criticizes Trump A Texas elected official was roundly slammed after he called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) a “bimbo” for criticizing President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Ocasio-Cortez apparently triggered the ire of Republican Scott Dunn, member of the City Council of Richardson, near Dallas, when she responded to GOP criticism that she wasn’t enthusiastic enough during Trump’s speech. She declared in a tweet: “Why should I be…"Texas City Councilman Calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez A ‘Bimbo’ After She Criticizes Trump"
Average Tax Refunds Down 8.4 Percent As Angry Taxpayers Vent On Twitter Average tax refunds were down last week 8.4 percent for the first week of the tax season over the same time last year, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Dipping refunds are inflaming a growing army of taxpayers stunned by the consequences of the Trump administration’s tax law — and the effects of the partial government shutdown. The average refund check paid out so far has been $1,865, down…"Average Tax Refunds Down 8.4 Percent As Angry Taxpayers Vent On Twitter"
Seattle almost reached its yearly amount of snowfall in a day Seattle got almost the same amount of snow it gets in a year in one day, leaving officials scrambling to get people off the streets and Washington’s governor declaring a state of emergency. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport had 6.4 inches of snow Friday, according to the National Weather Service. It’s the second most snow recorded in the area in a day for the past 20…"Seattle almost reached its yearly amount of snowfall in a day"
Virginia black caucus, Dem lawmakers call for Justin Fairfax to step down after new sexual assault accusation Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has lost key support from state Democratic lawmakers and the black caucus in his bid to remain in office following a second allegation of sexual assault. One state legislator, Patrick Hope, a Democrat, has vowed to begin impeachment proceedings on Monday if Fairfax does not step down immediately. Fairfax, one of three top Virginia Democrats embroiled in…"Virginia black caucus, Dem lawmakers call for Justin Fairfax to step down after new sexual assault accusation"
Reckoning time: Trump checks in for another medical checkup BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — It’s reckoning time: President Donald Trump had his annual medical exam Friday, a year after his doctor advised him to up the exercise and cut the calories. Trump spent more than four hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for a checkup supervised by Dr. Sean P. Conley, his physician, and involving a panel of 11 specialists. “I am happy to…"Reckoning time: Trump checks in for another medical checkup"