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Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences'
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
Leana Wen out as president of Planned Parenthood due to 'philosophical differences'
July 16 (UPI) -- Planned Parenthood announced the departure of President Leana Wen, who said they had engaged in negotiations about "philosophical differences" about the future of the program.
10 Turkish soldiers kidnapped off Nigerian coast
World News // 10 hours ago
10 Turkish soldiers kidnapped off Nigerian coast
July 16 (UPI) -- Armed men boarded a ship off the coast of Nigeria on Tuesday and kidnapped 10 Turkish sailors, a Turkish shipping company said.
House votes to condemn Trump tweets targeting congresswomen
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
House votes to condemn Trump tweets targeting congresswomen
July 16 (UPI) -- The House voted Tuesday to condemn tweets in which President Donald Trump called for four congresswomen to "go back" to their original countries.
French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners
World News // 12 hours ago
French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners
July 16 (UPI) -- French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National Assembly.
Federal judge permanently blocks inclusion of citizenship question on 2020 census
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Federal judge permanently blocks inclusion of citizenship question on 2020 census
July 16 (UPI) -- A federal judge Tuesday permanently blocked the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.
Federal judge orders R. Kelly held without bond on sex charges
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Federal judge orders R. Kelly held without bond on sex charges
July 16 (UPI) -- A federal judge Tuesday ordered R. Kelly held in custody without bond while facing child pornography charges in Illinois.
Christine Lagarde resigns from International Monetary Fund
World News // 13 hours ago
Christine Lagarde resigns from International Monetary Fund
July 16 (UPI) -- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation Tuesday to take on a new role as president of the European Central Bank.
Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase
U.S. News // 14 hours ago
Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase
July 16 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian missile defense system.
Court overturns blocking of Trump's workforce orders
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Court overturns blocking of Trump's workforce orders
July 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. appeals court Tuesday overturned a lower court's ruling blocking three executive orders workforce unions have been fighting.
Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding
Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States.
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