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House passes short-term budget bill, sets up shutdown in Senate

THE House of Representatives barely passed a bill in a 230-197 vote on Thursday night, January 18, that would allow the federal government to stay open for about a month longer through a short-term budget measure, the fourth since the … Continue reading

January 20, 2018

Las Vegas shooter methodically planned to ‘thwart’ investigation, new documents say

Information on Filipina girlfriend included Recently released court documents regarding the 2017 Las Vegas shooting provide new information on the gunman’s activities prior to carrying out what became the deadliest mass shooting in modern history. The documents, however, do not … Continue reading

January 20, 2018

Int’l media giants condemn SEC move to shut down Rappler

New York Times, Wall Street Journal stand in solidarity with the PH outlet AS Rappler faces closure after the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) en banc revoked its registration for allegedly violating the country’s Constitution, some of the top … Continue reading

January 17, 2018

Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to allow end of DACA

THE Justice Department said on Tuesday, January 16, that it would ask the Supreme Court to overturn a California judge’s ruling in a move it described as a “rare step.” The overturn would provide a way for the Trump administration … Continue reading

January 16, 2018

SEC moves to shut down Rappler

Philippine media outlet Rappler is facing closure after the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) en banc revoked the company’s registration for allegedly violating the country’s Constitution.  The watchdog has also accused them of violating the Anti-Dummy Law, the Corporation … Continue reading

January 16, 2018

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