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Mulvaney has been at centre of last 2 government shutdowns

Mulvaney has been at centre of last 2 government shutdowns

Mulvaney voted against legislation to reopen the government and was unapologetic over his role as a ringleader in 2013, saying the GOP's political beating - and eventual retreat - was the product of bad messaging. "They need to vote to open the government tonight or tomorrow and then we can start talking about those bigger issues", Mulvaney said on CNN . "We're not going to try and hurt people, especially people who work for the federal government".


Olympics 2018: North Korea to send 22 athletes

Olympics 2018: North Korea to send 22 athletes

Cho Won-jin, a conservative lawmaker who led the protests, said: "The Pyeongchang Olympics is degrading to a Pyongyang Olympics of Kim Jong-un who is propagating the North Korean system and trying to make its nuclear weapons a done deal".


Social Media Companies 'Have Lost The Trust Of The Public', Survey Reveals

Social Media Companies 'Have Lost The Trust Of The Public', Survey Reveals

Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) said the average person does not know how to tell good journalism from rumor or falsehoods. Richard Edelman, the company's president and CEO, said on CBSN that trust in the media has declined because "people are looking for objectivity and seeing opinions, and on social and search, they're seeing such of a difference of opinion that they can't get [anything] fact-based".


Workers Missing After Oil Drilling Explosion

Workers Missing After Oil Drilling Explosion

The company confirms this was a drilling rig, however, they are not sure what they were drilling for. A local emergency dispatcher said the sheriff, undersheriff and county emergency management director are all on the scene. The fire is west of Quinton - between Quinton and Featherston. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation. The rig, near the small city of Quinton in eastern Oklahoma, exploded at approximately 8:45 am, officials said at a news conference.


Russian Federation invites Kurds to join Syria peace process

Russian Federation invites Kurds to join Syria peace process

The Turkish army dubbed the operation "Operation Olive Branch". But Joshua Landis, a longtime analyst who heads the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, said the Kurdish controversy marks a more profound break between the US and the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected

Some people also fit into a group of people that might have more serious complications. AtlantiCare and Shore Medical Center have both restricted access to their hospitals in Galloway Township, Atlantic City and Somers Point to people 14 years and older as children make up a large percentage of flu carriers.