Monthly Archives: July 2017

Jobless Claims Rise Modestly

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Modestly

Despite a previous three month low, jobless rate have risen according to Labor Department. The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has rebounded from a three-month low last week,. However, the numbers remain below a level consistent with a tightening labor market. On Thursday,

Trump Administration Threatens Alaska Senator

Trump Administration Threatens Alaska Senators

The calls came late Wednesday afternoon from the Interior Secretary. It sounds like plot line from a movie but sadly, it is a terrifying reality. Alaska’s two senators, both Republicans, received phone calls  from Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Interior, on Wednesday. During the calls, he

Trump Announces Transgender Ban

President Announces Transgender Military Ban

President Trump took to Twitter early Wednesday to announce reinstating a ban against transgender people serving in military. The ban will forbid transgender people from serving “in any capacity” in the military. Trump had this to say, via Twitter. “After consultation with my Generals and

China Releases U.S. Student

China Releases U.S. Student

The young man was released Monday following a week long detention over taxi dispute. Guthrie McLean was detained for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute. McLean, a student at the University of Montana, was released from

Manhunt Underway in Swiss Chainsaw Attack

Manhunt Underway in Schaffhausen Attack

On Monday, a man attacked people in a office with a chainsaw. Armed with a chainsaw, a lone attacker has wounded five people at a health insurer’s office in the Swiss city of Schaffhausen. Police suspect the man is Franz Wrousis. Wrousis has two previous

Polish President Vetoes Judicial Reform Bill

Polish President Vetoes Judicial Reform Bill

The controversial bill triggered massive protests. On Monday, Polish President Andrzej Duda announced his unexpected decision to veto a bill touted by his own party. The bill was part of a larger pack of judicial reforms that would have given his populist government the power to