Saving The Amazon Would Be Up To 50 Times Cheaper Than The Cost Of Losing It

The beauty and biological richness of the Amazon rainforest is priceless. It is possible, however, to put a price on its fisheries, carbon storage, and pharmaceuticals among other aspects. Estimates of the cost OF losing these over 30 years range from $957 billion to an eye-watering $3,589 billion. The cost…

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Trump Administration Reportedly Trying To Take Transgender Protections ‘Out Of Existence’ – Perez Hilton

This ought to make you SO mad. According to a new report out in the  The report, published today in the Times, details how the administration is intent on establishing an extremely narrow legal definition of sex under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that has historically prevented discrimination based…

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Trump-backed Ala. Rep. Martha Roby withstands primary challenge, despite ‘Access Hollywood’ criticism

Roby earned just 39 percent of the vote in the first primary contest back in June, forcing a runoff against the second-place vote getter. Despite calling Trump “unacceptable” after his “Access Hollywood” remarks became public, she’s reliably supported much of his agenda. It was that support for the White House…

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Peter Fonda tweets he wants to ‘rip Barron Trump from his mother’ and put him in a ‘cage with pedophiles’

 (Twitter) “See if mother [Melania Trump] will will [sic] stand up against the giant a–hole she is married to,” Fonda tweeted. “90 million people in the streets on the same weekend in the country. F—.” His tweets were in response to the Trump administration’s immigration policy which has reportedly separated…

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Giant ‘Trump Baby’ balloon approved to fly

On Twitter former UKIP leader Nigel Farage said the plan was “the biggest insult to a sitting US President ever”. Image copyright Jason Hawkes Image caption Campaigners claim the figure reflects Mr Trump’s character as an “angry baby” Under the plans the inflatable will be allowed to fly for two…

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Coffins at DMZ to collect US service members’ remains from North Korea

Today UNC moved 100 wooden Temporary Transit Cases, built in Seoul, to the JSA. We are preparing to receive and transport remains in a dignified manner when we get the call to do so. — U.S. Forces Korea (@USForcesKorea) June 23, 2018 The cases will remain in the border village…

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Doctors saw immigrant kids separated from their parents. Now they’re trying to stop it.

(CNN)The toddler pounded her fists on the play mat, sobbing, with no parent to comfort her. The heartbreaking scene was unlike anything she’d witnessed in her decades as a pediatrician. “I’ve never been in this situation where I’ve felt so needlessly helpless,” she told CNN. “This is something that was…

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North Korea agrees to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’ after Trump-Kim summit

Video Highlights of President Trump’s summit with dictator Kim Jong Un After much anticipation, President Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Here’s a look at some of the highlights of the historic meeting. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a document on Tuesday…

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Bill Clinton says impeachment hearings would have begun already if a Democrat were president

Clinton, however, was acquitted of both the perjury and obstruction of justice charges when the impeachment trial went to the Senate. During the interview with CBS, Clinton also blasted Trump for the president’s bombastic style and his use of nicknames to poke fun at political opponents. Trump labeled Florida Sen.…

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Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeghan reveals her halter-neck evening dress before driving into the sunset Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have become husband and wife in a moving ceremony at Windsor Castle. An emotional-looking prince and his smiling bride exchanged vows and rings before the Queen…

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8 people killed, 25 wounded in bloody weekend in Chicago

Video New study looks at crime rates in Chicago Study blames ‘ACLU effect’ for a sharp rise in crime in Chicago. Mike Tobin has more on the study. Memorial Day weekend proved even bloodier than last year in Chicago. At least eight people were killed and 25 others wounded in…

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ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after Barr’s racist tweet

Video ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ after Barr’s racist tweet ABC has announced that it is canceling the reboot of ‘Roseanne’ after racist tweet made by Roseanne Barr. Just hours after Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet about former President Obama’s aide Valerie Jarrett, her wildly popular reboot of “Roseanne” was given…

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Costa Rica Is Planning To Abolish All Fossil Fuels

Costa Rica’s green credentials already put the Central American nation near the top of the list when it comes to battling climate change, but if their newly elected President is to be believed, then it’s going to climb higher still. In his inaugural speech, which he turned up to riding…

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Israel strikes nearly all Iranian infrastructure in Syria after Iran rocket attack, minister says

Video Sanders: Activity in Israel shows Iran cannot be trusted White House press secretary Sarah Sanders discusses New York Times’ report about Pompeo being ‘miles away’ and Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran deal on ‘The Story.’ Israel said it struck “nearly all” of the Iranian…

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North, South Korea agree on denuclearization of peninsula after historic meeting

Video Kim Jong Un crosses into South Korea North Korean leader crosses DMZ line in effort to reduce hostility In a dramatic early Friday announcement, North and South Korean leaders agreed to a framework that could finally bring peace to the peninsula and potentially end decades of tension between the…

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