Democrats Take Trump Tax Return Fight To Court

Congressional Democrats are suing the Trump administration over its refusal to hand over copies of the president’s personal The suit over President Congress and Trump, who has vowed to fight “all the subpoenas” looking into his administration and personal finances. Trump is the first modern president not to voluntarily disclose his tax returns.  These rulings, now on appeal, were embarrassing defeats for the president and contain arguments that will likely be restated in the tax return case. That’s because the Treasury Department made the same legal argument to deny the committee the president’s tax returns as Trump’s personal lawyers made in the Mazars and Deutsche Bank cases ― that the requesting congressional committee has no legitimate legislative interest in pursuing …

Enrique Pea Nieto Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the life of former Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto. Father: Gilberto Enrique Peña del Mazo, an engineer Mother: Maria del Perpetuo Socorro Ofelia Nieto Sanchez, a teacher Marriages: Angélica Rivera, (2010-present); Monica Pretelini Saenz, (1994-2007, her death) Children: with Monica Pretelini Saenz: Paulina, Nicole, Alejandro; while still married to Saenz: one son with Maritza Diaz Hernández; one son, died as infant, with woman unknown to Fast Facts researchers. Education: Universidad Panamericana, B.A., 1989; Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, M.A., 1991 Religion: RomanCatholic Other Facts:Peña Nieto’s election marked the return to power of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). The PRI controlled the Mexican presidency for more than 70 years, until the 2000 election. Rivera, his …

This bunk bed is $1,200 a month, privacy not included

(CNN)Housing costs have become so expensive in some cities that people are renting bunk beds in a communal home for $1,200 a month. Not a bedroom. A bed. Four day work weeks sound too good to be true. These companies make it work When your job is to teach corporations to do the right thing Ford’s most powerful car can cost nearly $100,000 What you don’t get? Privacy. In 2010, when Beck was struggling to find production work in LA, she was having a hard time finding an affordable place to live near her freelance gigs in Hollywood. She had an idea to scale up the roommate model to a higher density so that the cost of living in an …

‘Chickenhawk’ Lou Dobbs Ripped For ‘Cowardly’ Attack On American Generals

Lou Dobbs celebrated Independence Day in an unusual way: He attacked American generals as “snowflakes” and said they “haven’t won a war since 1991.”  Donald Trump’s “Salute to America” too political.  prohibit uniformed service members from taking part in political events. REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

France endures its hottest day ever as Europe swelters in heat wave

(CNN)France recorded its highest-ever temperature on Friday as continental Europe continues to struggle with an intense heat wave. French authorities have taken a number of radical steps this week to prevent a repeat of the tragic consequences of the 2003 heat wave that left around 14,000 people dead. Paris activated its heat emergency plan last weekend, put together in the aftermath of the 2003 heat wave. Cooling rooms were opened in some municipal buildings and mist showers were installed in the streets. Climate scientists have warned that heat waves such as this one are becoming more frequent and increasingly severe because of the climate crisis. Météo-France said the frequency of such events is expected to double by 2050. Heat emergency …

Freak Hail Storm Hits Guadalajara, Mexico, Blanketing City In Ice

“I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara,” said the state governor, Enrique Alfaro. Guadalajara, located north of Mexico City and with a population of around five million, has been experiencing summer temperature of around 31 Centigrade (88 Fahrenheit) in recent days. Getty Images Getty Images Getty Images Getty Images Getty Images See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr. Read more from Yahoo News: Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Military chiefs have concerns about politicization of Trump’s July 4th event

(CNN)Military chiefs have concerns about the politicization of President Donald Trump’s July 4 event, a source with direct knowledge told CNN. In the planning for the event, Pentagon leaders also had reservations about putting tanks or other armored vehicles on display, the source said. RELATED: Trump claims military is ‘thrilled’ to participate in his July 4 celebration “Military members may not participate in political campaigns,” said Jordan Libowitz, communications director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. “This is likely the reason why they’re hesitant to participate, because the guidelines are pretty clear about what they can and cannot do. If they come to stand next to him for a political speech while in uniform, representing the military, it …

‘Are You The One?’ is making history. But for MTV, it’s just another show championing LGBTQ voices

(CNN)MTV started as a music channel when it launched in 1981, but its programming has evolved far beyond music videos. It’s not groundbreaking for MTV. Over its nearly 40-year history, the cable network has becomea global trailblazer in breaking down gender and sexuality barriers, showcasing stories that spur conversations among its young audience about what it means to love. And season 8 of “Are You the One?” is no different. Here’s are some of the most notable moments: 1992: ‘The Real World’ features a bisexual man Norman Korpi became the first openly bisexual man on reality television when “The Real World: New York” debuted. In 2017, Korpi revealed to CNN that he is actually gay, but MTV had called him …

It’s so hot in Spain that manure self-ignited, sparking a 10,000-acre wildfire

(CNN)Firefighters in Spain are battling a major wildfire that probably started after a heap of manure self-ignited amid the intense European heat wave. As of early afternoon, the fire was still not under control and 53 people have been evacuated from the area. The Catalan fire brigade said around 350 fire crew, 12 fire engines and a number of vehicles with large water tanks were at the scene. Seven aircraft, two hydroplanes and heavy machinery were also deployed, the fire service said. Locals were advised to stay indoors and keep their windows shut to avoid inhaling smoke. The firefighters said the blaze is one of the worst in Catalonia in the last 20 years. They warned it could spread to …

Countdown’s Rachel Riley marries Strictly’s Pasha

Report End of Twitter post by @RachelRileyRR The couple married on Friday, according to records from Clark County, the area of Nevada in the US that includes Las Vegas. Riley also used Instagram in May to reveal she and her now husband are expecting a baby in December. Riley, who describes herself as “a proud maths geek”, and Russian dancer Kovalev, have been together since 2014 after they were partnered in the 2013 series of Strictly Come Dancing. Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk.

Ocasio-Cortez Tells Job-Shaming GOPers To Take Their Classism To The Trash

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)  is calling out Republicans for “classism” for attacking her past work as a bartender.  Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to President “It may be shocking to some, but being someone’s daughter actually isn’t a career qualification,” Ocasio-Cortez said in response to Conservative pundit “ She easily winning her district last year.  REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

‘More protection’ for revenge porn victims

‘I was blamed for my revenge porn’ Revenge porn laws ‘not fit for purpose’ What to do if you’re a victim It is currently categorised as a “communications crime”, meaning victims are not granted anonymity as other victims of sexual abuse are. Campaigners, including Love Island contestant Zara McDermott, have called for this to change. The government has said the review, to be “launched shortly”, will consider the case for granting automatic anonymity to such victims, so they cannot be named publicly, as is the case for victims of sexual offences. The review will also take in “cyber-flashing” – when people receive unsolicited sexual images on their phone – and “deepfake” pornography, which is the practice of superimposing an individual’s …

Girl Hit By Foul Ball Cracked Skull And Suffered Seizures, Attorney Says

An attorney representing the family of a Houston attorney Richard Mithoff sent a letter informing team owner Jim Crane that the girl’s family has retained his counsel. While no lawsuit has been filed, he relayed the family’s “concern about making sure this doesn’t happen again,” “I hope and I believe moving forward that Jim will make the right decisions,” he told The Post. Houston Chronicle reported. While recovering at home, she’s getting treatment at Baylor College of Medicine’s Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology, and the “The Astros continue to send our thoughts and prayers to the young girl and her family,” the Astros said in a statement, per the Chronicle. “We continue to respect the family’s request for …

UK seeks new no-deal Brexit freight plan

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling faced calls to resign after he was forced to axe a £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight, a company with no ships or trading history. All three previous contracts – intended to offer extra capacity and relieve potential congestion at ports like Dover – had been awarded without a full public tender process and prompted legal action from Eurotunnel. No-deal Brexit ferry contract queried Government pays £33m over Brexit ferry case Government warned over Brexit ferry payout The government also had to pay more than £51m to cancel agreements with DFDS and Brittany Ferries when the UK asked the EU for an extension to the withdrawal process meaning it did not leave as planned on 29 March. …

How to get the best price when buying a car

The time of year can also have a significant effect on when a vehicle is popular and so dealerships are less prone to cut the price. For example, convertibles are naturally more desirable in the summer and 4X4s in the winter, so buying out of season may be sensible to get a good price. There are often better deals at the end of each quarter as dealerships try to hit targets, and quieter weekdays may see staff in a better frame of mind to negotiate, the Money Advice Service says. It also points out that March and August – just before new registrations are released – can see the older stock sold off cheaper. How can buyers get the best …