The controversial Dakota Access Pipeline continues to make headlines all over the United States, so we decided to compile a post with some facts that will help you to understand the controversy behind this oil pipeline project. With the incoming changes from the new presidential administration, the chances of the pipeline getting approved are quite high, so it is important to know what this project is about and what impacts on US citizens, environment, and economy it might have. Learn more about the Dakota Access Pipeline here with these 25 astonishing facts you might want to know.
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Meet Melania Trump, the former supermodel who just became America’s next first lady. Donald Trump has been dominating the news cycle ever since he announced his presidential campaign bid in June 2015, but the public knows significantly less about his glamorous wife. While the world will likely learn much more about Melania over the next four years, for now, here are 20 things you might not know about the next first lady and her fascinating life.
Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th president of the United States of America. As he prepares to take over on Jan. 20, 2017, he has a long list of campaign promises to make good on. Here are 32 of some of Trump’s most ambitious, and controversial, campaign pledges.
In a stunning upset, former reality TV star and business and real estate mogul-turned-politician Donald J. Trump won the required number of electoral votes Tuesday night in a hotly contested campaign, making him the 45th President of the United States come January 2017. Celebrities expressed a range of emotions on social media after Trump took the presidency early Wednesday, ranging from happiness to despair to hopefulness.
It’s official: Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States of America. Against all odds, polls, and projections, the GOP candidate beat out Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton Tuesday night in a stunning upset, effectively ending one of the most contentious and unpredictable presidential elections in modern political history.
It’s been entertaining. It’s been painful. But this crazy 2016 Presidential campaign is finally coming to an end. So as we continue to wait today and wonder what the future has in store for our country, our wallets and our kids’ futures, it’s worth reminding ourselves what Election Day is all about, both this year and in… View Article
Submit your vote and get ready to party, because Election Day is the perfect excuse to throw a patriotic-themed celebration to keep everyone’s spirits high as the results roll in. The 2016 election season has been absurdly long and full of scandal, controversy, and unlimited dramatic moments. With this level of anticipation (and in some… View Article
The Obama administration announced Friday a new round of executive actions designed to increase trade and travel with Cuba, including eliminating the restriction on the Cuba’s famed rum and cigars. The new measures, which go into effect Monday, Oct. 17, are yet another effort of President Obama’s to increasingly and irreversibly improve U.S. relations with the… View Article
In August the FBI secretly arrested a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who allegedly stole top secret intelligent information — including highly sensitive computer code the agency has been using to breach the security networks of foreign governments. The arrest, which was reported Wednesday in the New York Times, revealed the accused contractor — Harold Thomas Martin… View Article
Alec Baldwin debuted his much-anticipated character impersonation as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live premiere episode — the iconic sketch show’s highest season premiere ratings in eight years. NBC announced its decision to select Baldwin to impersonate the GOP nominee last Wednesday with a promo on social media, just days before… View Article
Monday night’s first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is expected to be the most watched debate ever, with an audience expected to exceed 100 million people. According to The Hill, nearly 3 in 4 voters will watch the first Trump-Clinton debate — an audience size never seen before in U.S. politics and one that rivals Super… View Article
Amid an intensifying national debate over the rising cost of medications, a bipartisan group of Senate and House members introduced a bill last Thursday that would require drug makers to justify any price increase of more than 10 percent and to provide a breakdown of their financials before raising the medication’s cost. Under the newly… View Article