• Motorist who drove over chairs down Clearwater Beach to Caladesi Island identified
Motorist who drove over chairs down Clearwater Beach to Caladesi Island identified

Clearwater Police are investigating an incident involving a man driving his vehicle on Clearwater Beach and broadcasting much of the drive over social media. The video shows the driver at various points drinking from a plastic bottle of what was presumably alcohol and a beer can. Action Air 1 flew over the scene shortly after the arrest.

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  • Capito against repeal only; Manchin hopes to build agreement with former governors
Capito against repeal only; Manchin hopes to build agreement with former governors

The Senate would instead vote on fully repealing Obamacare within a period of two years, which will allow time to create a new healthcare system, McConnell said. "It's very devastating to our nation and our state, the direction this has been going", Manchin said in a Tuesday conference call. But, Manchin said the GOP needs to do a better job sh...

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  • Turkish PM calls for cool heads as Germany tightens stance
Turkish PM calls for cool heads as Germany tightens stance

Germany's Economy Ministry says it's putting all applications for the export of defense equipment to Turkey under examination. Gabriel said Germany would review state guarantees for foreign investment in Turkey and urge businesses against putting their money there, and also review its support for European Union financial flows to the lon...

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  • Ex-Trump adviser Paul Manafort investigated for possible money laundering
Ex-Trump adviser Paul Manafort investigated for possible money laundering

The president wasn't done airing his grievances. The Journal said the NY attorney general and Manhattan district attorney are also looking into Manafort's real estate transactions for potential money laundering and fraud. But it is happening. He's empowered to investigate "any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individua...

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  • IMF approves $1.8 bln loan for Greece 'in principle,' no funds released
IMF approves $1.8 bln loan for Greece 'in principle,' no funds released

A second executive board decision was needed to make the arrangement effective, the crisis lender said in a statement, which would only be called after the International Monetary Fund received "specific and credible" assurances from Greece's European partners to ensure debt sustainability.

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  • Top Jerusalem cleric calls for mass Friday protests
Top Jerusalem cleric calls for mass Friday protests

In Istanbul, several hundred gathered to protest against Israel with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım telling the crowd that the Israeli decision to implement new security measures was "wrong" and that a solution should be found immediately.

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  • Amid Health Care Fight, Trump Says Insurance Costs '$12 A Year'
Amid Health Care Fight, Trump Says Insurance Costs '$12 A Year'

One thing that President Trump has not been able to do is translate his election win into action by lawmakers in the Congress on major agenda items. The New York Times also released audio of some portions of the interview-perhaps to suggest that the paper's staffers are not, despite accusations from the White House to the contrary, purveyors of ...

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  • Oil prices grow on expectations from OPEC meeting
Oil prices grow on expectations from OPEC meeting

Global benchmark Brent crude was trading down 1.7 per cent at $48.46 per barrel. The lack of "follow-through" for oil after it breached the $50-a-barrel level "suggests that Brent may have come a little bit late to the party", said Tim Evans, a Citi Futures analyst.

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  • Jared Kushner's White House position used to woo Chinese investors
Jared Kushner's White House position used to woo Chinese investors

Immigration Fund and another Chinese firm, Qiaowai, whose promotional material included references to Kushner and Trump. The page, which is in Chinese, refers to the Kushners as "real estate heavyweights", and notes "the celebrity of the family is 30-something "Mr.

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  • Se agota la marihuana en el primer día de venta legal — Uruguay
Se agota la marihuana en el primer día de venta legal — Uruguay

Consultado sobre si cree que las otras farmacias se seguirán sumando a la lista de locales habilitados, dijo que no le caben dudas. La población de Uruguay es de unos 3,4 millones de habitantes. El cronograma para la venta al público de marihuana en farmacias ha sido el punto más conflictivo y complejo de esa ley, presentada y aprobada durante el...

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  • U.S. approves bill to boost testing of self driving cars
U.S. approves bill to boost testing of self driving cars

The full House would not act on the bill until September at the earliest, giving lawmakers more time to work out changes created to increase support for the measure. The bill would also require manufacturers to report information about all crashes involving the exempted cars and give the Transportation secretary authority to halt the exemptions for...

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  • Defying Deportation Order, Norwalk Mother Takes Refuge In New Haven Church
Defying Deportation Order, Norwalk Mother Takes Refuge In New Haven Church

Malloy said Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told the National Governors Association last week that ICE was deporting people with criminal records. The woman has never been arrested, and all four of her children are USA citizens. "Or whether she takes them to abject poverty in a place that they know nothing about, have no cultural reference t...

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  • Hwy. 400 reopened south of Bradford after flammable liquid spill
Hwy. 400 reopened south of Bradford after flammable liquid spill

Provincial police say the 11 hour closure of Highway 400 was necessary because it was a risky situation after a tractor trailer carrying flammable cleaning material was involved in a collision. Faith in humanity restored as strangers are delivering water to vehicles. The northbound lanes are closed between Highway 88 and Highway 9. Kerry Schmidt ...

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  • The Axiom Securities Reiterates
The Axiom Securities Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT)

It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc decreased At&T Inc (T) stake by 49.12% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. National Asset Management Inc sold 2,436 shares as International Business Machs (IBM)'s stock declined 15.88%.

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  • Lavrov sees nothing sensational in informal Putin-Trump gathering at G20
Lavrov sees nothing sensational in informal Putin-Trump gathering at G20

I was not there... However, Lavrov did not outright deny that Trump and Putin may have had other undisclosed talks in his discussion with NBC's Keir Simmons , but he used a derisive tone with Simmons nonetheless. "When you're brought by your parents to kindergarten, do you mix with people who are waiting in the same room to start going to a ...

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  • The health care war's ugly cultural underbelly
The health care war's ugly cultural underbelly

While President Trump has returned - for now- to his desire for Senate Republicans to vote on a repeal and replace package, there is still no sign McConnell has enough votes to even begin debate on the bill. On Twitter, President Donald Trump admonished all of the senators-all 46 Democrats, both Independents , and four Republicans-who didn't su...

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  • Corey Lewandowski can't stop slobbering over 'stunningly beautiful' Melania Trump
Corey Lewandowski can't stop slobbering over 'stunningly beautiful' Melania Trump

When asked if senators that voted for repeal then flipped to opposing it were "closet Democrats", Lewandowski said that "they're going to support the president's agenda because it's the right thing to do for the American people". Lewandowski's remarks about tax reform come shortly after the Senate GOP's push to pass a healthcare bill that repeals...

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  • Morgan Stanley picks Frankfurt as temporary Brexit relocation solution
Morgan Stanley picks Frankfurt as temporary Brexit relocation solution

Dublin is the home of more of Bank of America's employees than any other European city outside of the UK. "While we await further clarity around the Brexit negotiations, we are making all necessary preparations to serve our clients however those discussions conclude", Brian Moynihan, Bank of America chief executive officer said in the statement.

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  • White House To Nominate John Bass As US Envoy To Afghanistan
White House To Nominate John Bass As US Envoy To Afghanistan

Bass, who has been a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, is also served as the ambassador to Georgia from 2009 to 2012. His nomination comes as the Trump administration finalizes an Afghanistan strategy review that is likely to result in more U.S.

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  • First new frigate named HMS Glasgow
First new frigate named HMS Glasgow

BAE will build three Type 26 vessels at its Glasgow facilities under a $4.8 billion contract from the United Kingdom defense ministry and is scheduled to deliver the first platform to the British navy by the mid-2020s. The warships are expected to have a service life of 25 years and could be sold on to other countries as exports. BAE Systems ...

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