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3 storm chasers killed in crash during W…

28-03-2017

SPUR, Texas (AP) — Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday.... Read more

Boeing airliner catches fire in Peru, no…

28-03-2017

A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-300 jet drove off the runway for unspecified reasons during the scheduled landing, after swerving to the right. Authorities are investigating the incident,... Read more

House GOP blocks effort by Democrats to …

28-03-2017

House GOP blocks effort by Democrats to obtain Trump's taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday blocked more attempts by Democrats to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from the IRS.... Read more

Activist targets GM share structure, boa…

28-03-2017

Activist targets GM share structure, board

Investor David Einhorn unveiled a proposal Tuesday to try to boost General Motors share price by creating two classes of stock, signaling a possible battle at the carmaker's annual meeting. GM rejected the initiative, calling it risky, and said it also would fight a plan by Einhorn to nominate four candidates to the GM board. Shares of GM jumped on the Einhorn move, finishing up 2.5 percent at $35.56.... Read more

U.S. senator launches probe into five to…

28-03-2017

U.S. senator launches probe into five top opioid drugmakers

(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill sought on Tuesday details from the nation's top opioid drugmakers on their sales and marketing practices, as lawmakers step up efforts to tackle the country's deadly opioid crisis. The Missouri senator's investigation comes amid an epidemic of opioid addiction, with 91 Americans dying everyday as a result of overdose, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "This epidemic is the direct result of... Read more

Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts f…

28-03-2017

Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts found in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — The bodies of an American and a Swedish investigator with the United Nations and their Congolese interpreter have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province, authorities said Tuesday, more than two weeks after they disappeared while looking into recent violence there.... Read more

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era …

28-03-2017

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

By Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming. Flanked by coal miners and coal company executives, Trump proclaimed his "Energy Independence" executive order at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency.... Read more

House intel panel chief Nunes says he wi…

28-03-2017

House intel panel chief Nunes says he will not divulge his sources

U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said on Tuesday he will not divulge - even to other members of his panel - who gave him intelligence reports that indicated President Donald Trump and his associates may have been ensnared in incidental intelligence collection.... Read more