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EPA scientific integrity office reviewing Pruitt’s comments on carbon

EPA scientific integrity office reviewing Pruitt’s comments on carbon

Lawyers for environmental group the Sierra Club had asked the EPA’s Office of Inspector General to check whether Pruitt violated policy when he told a CNBC interviewer on March 9, «I would not agree that it’s a primary contributor to the global warming that we see.» The EPA Inspector General’s office responded to the Sierra […]

Giuliani sought to end prosecution of Turk in Iran sanctions case

The moves were disclosed in a letter on Friday to U.S. District Judge Richard Berman, who is overseeing the case in which the trader, Reza Zarrab, is accused of conspiring with others to conduct illegal transactions through U.S. banks on behalf of Iran’s government and other Iranian entities. The new disclosures highlight the politically charged […]

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Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to face senators in marathon hearing

In a bid to place hurdles in the way of Gorsuch’s expected confirmation by the Republican-controlled Senate, Democrats on the judiciary committee considering the nomination have said they will probe him on several fronts based mainly on his record as a federal appeals court judge and a Justice Department appointee under former President George W. […]

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Republican green groups seek to temper Trump on climate change

The various groups represent conservatives, Catholics and the younger generation of Republicans who, unlike Trump, not only recognize the science of climate change but want to see their party wrest the initiative from Democrats and lead efforts to combat global warming. Conservative green groups such as ConservAmerica and republicEn, along with politically neutral religious groups […]

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White House to offer balanced budget plan by mid-May: Mulvaney

«We’re getting into that now. By May, I think it’s mid-May we’re shooting for right now, we’ll have that larger budget…» Mulvaney said on NBC’s «Meet the Press» program. Mulvaney acknowledged that the budget would not be balanced in the upcoming 2018 fiscal year but said the administration wants to put the country on a […]

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CALL them J-Rod! Or is it A.Lo? Jennifer Lopez and former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez are dating, the New York Post exclusively confirmed on Wednesday. A source told the publication of the new power couple, “They have been seeing each other for a few months — and were together in LA this past weekend.” The […]

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ED Sheeran isn’t happy with Forbes. According to the 26-year-old English singer-songwriter, the publication ruined some of his friendships after it listed how much he reportedly made. “The Forbes list actually f***ed it up,” Sheeran explained to Rolling Stone, referring to a report in the magazine indicating he made $US57 million in 2015 alone. “I […]

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A MANHATTAN judge issued a bench warrant Monday for bad-girl rapper Azealia Banks after she failed to show up in court for biting the boob of a security guard who tossed her from nightclub 1 Oak. The combustible Harlemite, 25, called her lawyer and supplied him with a message for Judge Kathryn Paek. Her lawyer […]

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THE Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman feud just added another event to its timeline when Reynolds decided to hilariously burn the Aussie actor at one of his premieres. Jackman is currently travelling the globe to promote his new and final X-Men movie Logan and decided to post a seemingly innocent photo posing with some fans. […]

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