President Trump Meets With Parents Preventing School Shootings After Parkland – Full Transcript

(From White House Press Pool Email) POTUS and VPOTUS entered the room at 4:19 pm and started shaking hands with attendees all around the room before taking a seat. (please…

Libby Schaaf – Oakland Mayor At White House For President Obama’s Event

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf made her first trip to Washington and President Obama’s White House event for the U.S. Conference Of Mayors Winter Meeting, held today, Friday. Here’s the press…

Dave Brat, Who Beat Eric Cantor: For No Child Left Behind, Now Against It

Dave Brat, the economics professor who has shocked the American political World by defeating Eric Cantor, the 7th term GOP Congressman from the 7th District Of Virginia, has a very…

Jerry Brown calls himself ‘missionary’ to oil executives in climate change fight – Sacramento Bee (blog)

Jerry Brown calls himself ‘missionary’ to oil executives in climate change fightSacramento Bee (blog)Brown championed environmental causes when he was governor before, from 1975 to 1983, and he has set…

Lupica: Chris Christie’s is a tale of high hopes and Port Authority dopes – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsOn Election Night less than four months ago, Chris Christie did not just look like the darling of the Republican Party, he looked like the super-sized man…

Turkey PM ‘tapped calls fabricated by the police’ – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkey’s prime minister has accused his enemies in the police of trying to bring him and his AKP government down. It follows the emergence of a recording in which…

New York’s ‘Sons of Bill’ – New York Post

New York PostSince Election Day 2013, there’s been a tight struggle between Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio to determine, not just who’s the King of New York, but who’s…

Sunday free parking plan up against money, politics – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJoe Tuman, a San Francisco State University political communications professor who is making his second run for mayor, came in with 8 percent. Civil rights attorney and former…

FBI to file charges in Southeast LA corruption probe, source says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe FBI on Friday will announce charges in its corruption investigation into Southeast Los Angeles politics that has centered on the family of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon,…

This is Montana, not Washington, DC – Helena Independent Record

This is Montana, not Washington, DCHelena Independent RecordI never thought I would get a taste of Washington, D.C., politics so close to home, and I certainly didn’t want to. Political…

Gubernatorial candidates: If not me, then him – Denver Post

Gubernatorial candidates: If not me, then himDenver PostThe Denver Post hosted a debate among four of the Republican Party primary candidates for governor at the Denver Post Auditorium in Denver,…

Miami-Dade commission to weigh future of Airport City project – MiamiHerald.com

Miami-Dade commission to weigh future of Airport City projectMiamiHerald.comFor more than two years, Cuban exile politics have dogged a major development project that, as it was conceived, could have brought…

Authorities regain control of detention centre – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThe ABC’s PNG correspondent, Liam Cochrane, joins The World Today live from Manus Island with the latest developments at the detention centre. Eleanor Hall. Source: The World Today |…

Klein’s time to deliver, or not – Capital New York

Capital New YorkLast week was not a good one for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s push for a tax-funded pre-K expansion, or, by extension, for the proposal’s biggest…

Italy politics: Matteo Renzi asked to become prime minister – BBC News

BBC NewsItalian President Giorgio Napolitano has asked the 39-year-old mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, to form a new government. Enrico Letta resigned as prime minister on Friday, after he was…

Arvind Kejriwal calls Narendra Modi face of communal politics – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Focusing sharply on the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal criticized Modi by calling him the face of…

Seattle 1-percenter a leader in push for $15 minimum wage – The Seattle Times

Seattle 1-percenter a leader in push for $15 minimum wageThe Seattle TimesKnow him or not, in 2014, Seattle venture capitalist Nick Hanauer’s politics are sure to be in your face…

The Karl Rove of ‘House of Cards’ – Daily Beast

Daily BeastThe hit Netflix series’ showrunner Beau Willimon walks us through the big shocks of Season 2, and why the show isn’t that cynical. Massive spoiler alert! At 3 a.m.…

developing nations obsessed with social media – Economic Times

Economic Times“People are using social networking sites to stay in touch with family and friends and to share their views on an array of topics, including popular culture, religion and…

Italy – Factors to watch on February 14 – Reuters

ReutersThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy. New items are marked with (*). POLITICS. Prime…

Italian prime minister Enrico Letta to resign after party withdraws support – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukItalian politics was thrown back into crisis Thursday after Matteo Renzi, a 39-year old rising star of the Left, threw down the gauntlet and forced the resignation of Enrico Letta,…

Irina Rodnina: Was Racist Olympics Torch Lighter Putin’s Obama Message?

Irina Rodnina (pictured next to a wooden cat who has more feelings than she) is the famous Russian Olympics star who was seen by millions on Friday as she carried…

Controversial monk at vanguard of Thai street protests – Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostA saffron-robed monk takes to the stage in the Thai capital and urges cheering protesters to fight a “black-hearted” government — testing a taboo in the devout kingdom about…

Angry Birds bares YOUR sex secrets to GCHQ, NSA – new claim – Register

RegisterSome of the world’s most popular smartphone applications are telling British and American intelligence agencies everything about you – from your location to your politics or whether you’re part of…

Philadelphia basketball great Tom Gola dies – Philly.com

Philly.comTom Gola, 81, a giant from Philadelphia basketball’s greatest generation who parlayed his fame as perhaps the most honored player in college history into a career in the NBA, politics,…

Where were all the women in Davos? – CNBC.com

CNBC.comThe under-representation of women at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos has been one of the more obvious elephants in the room. At an event where Shinzo Abe, Prime…

Sundance Day 2: Guantanamo, Somali Pirates Steal the Stage from Kristen … – TheWrap

TheWrapOn the second day of the Sundance Film Festival, Guantanamo Bay detainees and Somali pirates upstaged movie stars like Kristen Stewart and Philip Seymour Hoffman, as the politics of terrorism…

French central bank urges speed on Hollande’s reform pact – Reuters

ReutersPARIS (Reuters) – France can revive its competitiveness and growth if it rapidly pushes through with a reform drive proposed by President Francois Hollande, its central bank governor said on…

Is Chris Christie presidential? – CNN

CNN(CNN) — It’s a cliche of American presidential politics — the president we elect is always a reaction to what came before. As in: Nixonian shenanigans eventually gave rise to…

Thai tensions rise after gun attack on protesters – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBANGKOK (AP) — Gunshots rang out in the heart of Thailand’s capital overnight in an apparent attack on anti-government protesters early Wednesday that wounded at least two people and…

Thai road protest could lead to political dead end – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleBANGKOK (AP) — Anti-government protesters are planning to shut down Thailand’s capital on Monday by blocking traffic at key intersections, providing a fitting metaphor for the country’s politics: no…

Indian Diplomat Leaves US After Indictment in Maid Case – TIME

TIMEIndian diplomat Devyani Khobragade left the United States after being indicted on Thursday by a federal grand jury on counts of visa fraud and making false statements. After weeks of…

Steven Seagal To Run As Governor Of Arizona? – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseSteven Seagal is reportedly considering following in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s footsteps by swapping acting for politics as he wants to be the new Governor of Arizona. According to reports, the Hollywood…

America losing position as a superpower – Las Vegas Sun

America losing position as a superpowerLas Vegas Sun13, as about 1,000 high school students attended the 57th Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum. Among the myriad topics was America, and within…

Nancy Sidebotham Running For Mayor Of Oakland: Blasts Joe Tuman, Libby Schaaf

Nancy Sidebotham is a name known only to Oakland political junkies and Oakland City Council District Six dwellers who voted over the last 12 years, at the least. For this…