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Rhode Island official quits over tourism flap Rhode Island official quits over tourism flap
- April 05, 2016

While speaking with Adweek earlier this week, Wall explained that the campaign was "telling the story very authentically about a very authentic and unique place", and that she expected it to be "embraced by Rhode Islanders". "As the Commerce Corporation put this presentation video together, explicit instructions were given to the local firm that helped with editing to use only Rhode Island footage", said spokeswoman Kayla Rosen. (more...)
Australia opposes Trump's Asia nuclear policy: PM
- April 05, 2016

The expert pointed out Trump's ignorance of the fact that Japan and South Korea have long shouldered sizable amounts of the costs necessary for the upkeep of American troops stationed in the two countries - 50,000 troops in Japan and 28,500 in South Korea. (more...)
Kasich won't say who should be punished for abortions Kasich won't say who should be punished for abortions
- April 05, 2016

In the wake of Donald Trump's controversial remark that women who undergo abortions should face punishment - which Trump quickly reversed - Kasich wouldn't call for penalties for anyone involved in the process. Trump made the comment in an interview with the Washington Post published Saturday, and said real unemployment was "probably into the twenties". (more...)
Brussels Airport to reopen Sunday after Brussels bombings Brussels Airport to reopen Sunday after Brussels bombings
- April 04, 2016

A temporary substitute check-in area has been arranged - one that can receive 800 departing passengers per hour. We have three passenger flights planned for tomorrow by Brussels Airlines, to Faro, Turin and Athens. Zaventem airport normally processes more than 50,000 passengers per day, across about 600 flights. Brussels' airport flight information is to be activated, but at the moment, passengers with questions about their flight are encouraged to contact their airline. (more...)
White House goes nuclear on Donald Trump: An evolution
- April 04, 2016

He said: "I would rather have them not arm, but I'm not going to continue to lose this tremendous amount of money". USA officials have been working overtime from Mexico to Japan trying to downplay Trump's comments, which offer a glimpse of a very different kind of foreign policy. (more...)
Planned Parenthood: Trump's comments reflect entire GOP Planned Parenthood: Trump's comments reflect entire GOP
- April 04, 2016

In 2007, former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, a forceful opponent of abortion, said he wouldn't penalize a woman who sought an abortion because he considered her "a victim, not a criminal". Carson, who has endorsed Trump , said that after that interview, Trump had time to huddle with his advisers and "come up with a more rational and informed type of answer". (more...)