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Paul Ryan just not ready to support Donald Trump

Paul Ryan just not ready to support Donald TrumpHouse Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that he is not ready to support presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. In an appearance on CNNs The Lead with Jake Tapper, Ryan said he wants to support his partys nominee, but that he simply cannot do so just yet.

Thu, 05 May 2016 16:46:51 -0400
Prince had painkiller Percocet in his system : reports

Prince performs during the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLI football game in MiamiPrince also had a dangerously low red blood cell count, indicating he had been ill, Minneapolis ABC affiliate KSTP-TV said, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials. A spokeswoman for the local medical examiners office that conducted a post-mortem examination of Prince declined to confirm the reports. The cause of Princes death remained undetermined.

Thu, 05 May 2016 13:22:57 -0400
Air strikes on Syria displaced camp kill 28 as Aleppo truce holds

Syrian men ride a motorbike past damaged buildings in the rebel-held Bustan al-Qasr district in eastern Aleppo, on May 4, 2016Air strikes killed at least 28 civilians Thursday in a camp for the displaced in northern Syria near the Turkish border as a 48-hour ceasefire took hold in Aleppo. The truce came after fierce violence in and around Aleppo and was made possible as President Bashar al-Assad's regime and rebel forces gave in to mounting diplomatic pressure for a pause.

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:57:01 -0400
Ben Sasse: U.S. deserves better than Trump or Clinton

Ben Sasse: U.S. deserves better than Trump or ClintonBen Sasse speaks at the American Conservative Union 2016 annual conference in Maryland on March 3, 2016. In a lengthy open letter late Wednesday night, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., gave voice to the countless Americans who feel frustrated with their likely options for the next commander in chief. If you are one of those rare souls who genuinely believe Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are honorable people if they are the role models you want for your kids then this letter is not for you, he wrote.

Thu, 05 May 2016 11:45:38 -0400
Hillary Clinton wont call Donald Trump a bigot but her campaign will

In a preview of what could be a six-month-long political tap dance, the Democratic frontrunner is choosing her words about the likely Republican nominee carefully. Her campaign, on the other hand, is not holding back.

Thu, 05 May 2016 10:20:40 -0400
One law firm, two sets of clients: Donald Trump, and the refugees he wants to deport

One law firm, two sets of clients: Donald Trump, and the refugees he wants to deportWhile Donald Trump publicly calls for mass deportations of undocumented immigrants, his campaign has hired a law firm that's fighting against those deportations.

Thu, 05 May 2016 10:12:44 -0400
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Flint boos: I appreciate people being angry and frustrated

A day after being nearly booed off the stage while introducing President Obama at a high school in Flint, Mich., Gov. Rick Snyder says hes not stepping down over his offices role in the water crisis there: My view is, you dont walk away.

Thu, 05 May 2016 12:23:37 -0400
Four rescued six days after Kenya building collapse

A woman is carried on a stretcher by medical personnel after she was rescued alive on May 5, 2016 in NairobiNairobi (AFP) - Four people were pulled alive Thursday from the rubble of an apartment block that collapsed six days ago when heavy rains hit Nairobi, causing floods and landslides in the Kenyan capital.

Thu, 05 May 2016 12:48:49 -0400
Clinton has the map on her side, but history working against her

Clinton has the map on her side, but history working against herHillary Clinton makes a stop at the Lincoln Square pancake house in Indianapolis on May 1. If you want to experience the full-on contempt of the leftist intelligentsia right now, go on social media and suggest, as I did this week, that Donald Trump isnt certain to get crushed in November. The way a lot of partisan Democrats see it, Hillary Clinton despite a loss to Bernie Sanders in Indiana Tuesday will soon lock down her partys nomination, and the only way she finds herself even threatened by Trump is if the media decides to legitimize him so we all have something to talk about.

Thu, 05 May 2016 05:00:39 -0400
US bans sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18

Traditional cigarette smoking has declined in recent decades, but youths are increasingly turning to e-cigarettes, which are battery powered devices that heat a nicotine liquid -- and flavored cigarsThe United States Thursday issued a sweeping ban on sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs to those under 18, marking the first time these products have been federally regulated. The ban will go into effect in 90 days, according to the US Food and Drug Administration, which issued the final rule after several years of study and debate. Until now, the marketplace for tobacco products outside of traditional cigarettes has been like "the wild, wild west," said Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products.

Thu, 05 May 2016 15:51:32 -0400
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