White House calls Trump not role model

White House calls Trump not role model

WASHINGTON  (PNA/Xinhua) – The White House on Tuesday doubled down its criticism of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, calling him not a role model for Americans in any way. When asked whether US President Barack Obama, who had called Trump “unfit” for presidency, believed that the New York billionaire developer was a role model in […]

10.10.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Obama calls for unity after 3 police officers killed in Baton Rouge shooting

Obama calls for unity after 3 police officers killed in Baton Rouge shooting

HOUSTON, July 18 (PNA/Xinhua) – US President Barack Obama on Sunday urged Americans to avoid making inflammatory rhetoric after the killing of three police officers in the state of Louisiana. In a speech delivered from the White House on the shooting in Baton Rouge, Obama said that, though divisions exist in the country, everyone should […]

18.07.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US company to sell smartphone-shaped gun

US company to sell smartphone-shaped gun

Washington, United States | AFP | Monday 3/28/2016 – Americans will soon be able to buy a smartphone-shaped gun that can hold two bullets and easily slip into a pocket. The Minnesota-based company Ideal Conceal says it will sell the new weapon from mid-2016. “Ingeniously designed to resemble a smartphone, yet with one click of the safety it opens and […]

28.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Majority of Americans back FBI in battle with Apple

Majority of Americans back FBI in battle with Apple

Washington, United States | AFP   – A majority of Americans support the US government’s efforts to force Apple to help unlock an iPhone in the probe of last year’s deadly San Bernardino attacks, a poll showed Monday. The Pew Research Center survey found 51 percent of respondents supported the effort to require Apple to help unlock the iPhone, […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Sports & Recreation, U.S. News ·
Tinder-style apps score as online dating grows

Tinder-style apps score as online dating grows

The age-old quest for love is moving inexorably online for young and old Americans alike — whether this means swiping on their phone for a hot date, or using matchmaking sites to find the perfect mate. The 18 to 24 crowd has warmed to smartphone apps like Tinder that help them spot a match among […]

11.02.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Lifestyle, Online, Science & Technology ·
‘GunTV’ to sell firearms to US viewers

‘GunTV’ to sell firearms to US viewers

New York, United States | AFP |   – Americans will soon be able to snap up the latest firearms from the comfort of their sofas with the launch in January of GunTV, a 24-hour shopping channel. It comes with gun violence in the United States under renewed scrutiny after Wednesday’s shooting in California left […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Breaking an emotional connection to food could be the key to losing weight

Breaking an emotional connection to food could be the key to losing weight

(Relaxnews) – Of the tens of millions of Americans who try to lose weight every year, only 8% actually succeed, with even less keeping off the weight long term. Two out of 3 who lose 5% of their body weight will eventually gain it back, and the more weight you lose, the more likely this […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Brown signs bill to remove the term ‘alien’ from California Labor Code

Brown signs bill to remove the term ‘alien’ from California Labor Code

‘Outdated and derogatory word no longer appropriate Sacramento  – Governor Jerry Brown today signed SB 432 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. The bill modernizes outdated law by deleting the term “alien” from the California Labor Code, as a definition for an immigrant individual. The new law […]

17.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
LA County officials join to commemorate Voting Rights Act of 1965 50th anniversary

LA County officials join to commemorate Voting Rights Act of 1965 50th anniversary

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan will join Los Angeles County Supervisors Hilda Solis, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Sheila Kuehl, Don Knabe, and Assessor Jeffrey Prang to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act on Thursday, August 6 at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Temple Street steps at 1:30 p.m. Adoption of the Voting […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US House votes to revoke passports of Americans linked to terror groups

US House votes to revoke passports of Americans linked to terror groups

Washington, United States (AFP)  – The House of Representatives has passed a measure that would allow the US government to revoke or deny passports to Americans linked to “foreign terrorist organizations.” Passed by a voice vote Tuesday after a 15-minute debate, the bill aims to block the movement of “lone wolves” trained in Syria by […]

27.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Landmark rulings see US Supreme Court move to the left

Landmark rulings see US Supreme Court move to the left

By Chantal Valery Washington, United States (AFP)  – With four justices appointed by Democratic presidents and five by Republican leaders, the US Supreme Court is generally perceived as being weighted in favor of conservatives. But after two historic rulings in a week supporting progressive causes – legalizing gay marriage across America and upholding President Barack […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
A Mediterranean-style diet can lower the risk of death from prostate cancer

A Mediterranean-style diet can lower the risk of death from prostate cancer

(Relaxnews) – According to a new American study, men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer should favor a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and fibers with less meat and dairy products in order to improve their chances of survival. A team of researchers from the Harvard Public School of Health has discovered that a […]

02.06.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Avoid a traffic accident this Memorial Day weekend

Avoid a traffic accident this Memorial Day weekend

(Relaxnews) – As Americans get ready to mark the unofficial start to the summer with Memorial Day weekend, the National Safety Council (NSC) is warning those planning to hit the road to take it easy if they want to avoid an accident. Families tend to hit the road over Memorial Day weekend and according to […]

22.05.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Motoring ·
Rand Paul blocking US Senate vote on bulk data collection

Rand Paul blocking US Senate vote on bulk data collection

Washington, United States (AFP)  - Republican Senator Rand Paul launched an hours-long floor speech Wednesday aimed at blocking reauthorization of the controversial US law allowing bulk collection of phone data from millions of Americans. Paul, a 2016 presidential candidate, said he was beginning a “filibuster,” an extended speech that gums up action in the Senate, to […]

22.05.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
ABS-CBN Foundation Int’l celebrates 18 years of Bantay Bata (Child Watch)

ABS-CBN Foundation Int’l celebrates 18 years of Bantay Bata (Child Watch)

Program continues to protect abused and abandoned children of today to protect future generations REDWOOD SHORES, CA   - It was the tragic death of a young girl in the Philippines who was brutally beaten by her own mother in 1996 that sparked the idea of creating a helpline that will receive reports of cases of child […]

19.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Obama in Selma: ‘Our march is not over’

Obama in Selma: ‘Our march is not over’

By Jérôme Cartillier / Andrew Beatty Selma, United States |AFP|  – US President Barack Obama rallied a new generation of Americans to the spirit of the civil rights struggle on Saturday, warning their march for freedom “is not yet finished.” In a forceful speech in Selma, Alabama on the 50th anniversary of the brutal repression […]

11.03.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
LA Galaxy Foundation joins forces with American Heart Association to fight cardiovascular disease

LA Galaxy Foundation joins forces with American Heart Association to fight cardiovascular disease

LOS ANGELES – The LA Galaxy Foundation and the American Heart Association (AHA) have joined forces through a yearlong collaboration to fight cardiovascular disease. The LA Galaxy Foundation’s support of $125,000 will help fund cardiovascular health initiatives aimed at engaging young people in healthy physical activity, providing blood pressure screenings to women, and helping congenital […]

09.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Cholesterol no longer a concern: US experts

Cholesterol no longer a concern: US experts

(Miami, United States-AFP) – More butter, anyone? A warning against eating foods high in cholesterol is no longer included in the US government’s draft dietary guidelines for Americans, representing a major shift in policy, officials said Thursday. Until now, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommended that cholesterol intake be limited to 300 milligrams per day […]

20.02.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
One in four Americans wishes their partner would STOP spending this Valentine’s Day

One in four Americans wishes their partner would STOP spending this Valentine’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Couples will be busy planning how to splash out on their other halves in the run up to Valentine’s Day this week, but according to a new survey, almost one in four Americans wishes their partner would rein in the spending. According to a poll by finance website GoBankingRates, money is one of the […]

Obama urges Congress to give women equal pay

Obama urges Congress to give women equal pay

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama called on Congress to pass a law guaranteeing equal pay for women, saying it was crucial to helping boost the incomes of struggling families. “Nothing helps families make ends meet like higher wages,” Obama said in his annual State of the Union speech. […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
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