Posts Tagged ‘Vows’

Senate Democrat Vows To Confirm Climate-Denying Coal Lobbyist As EPA No. 2

The vote, expected next week, could put Andrew Wheeler one step away from taking over the agency if embattled Administrator Scott Pruitt exits. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Burger King Vows To Stop Buying Chickens From Animal Abusers

Next up on Burger King’s menu: humanely raised chickens. The company said Tuesday it will stop purchasing chickens from farms that abuse animals, falling in line with restaurant chains that have enacted similar standards, including Chipotle and Starbucks. The fast-food giant’s owner, Restaurant Brands International, said that by 2024, all its U.S. and Canadian locations […]

Donald Trump Vows To Reduce Drug Prices, Doesn’t Say How

NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump took aim at drugmakers on Wednesday by promising in a magazine interview that “I’m going to bring down drug prices,” sending shares of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies lower. In a cover story for Time magazine, which named him its Person of the Year, Trump said: “I don’t like what […]

Woman Paralyzed In Deadly California Balcony Collapse Vows To Live ‘Fulfilling Life,’ Honor Victims

After surviving a tragedy, this woman has decided to honor those who died. A balcony in Berkeley, California, collapsed last week, killing six Irish students who were visiting the United States and seriously injuring several others. Clodagh Cogley, one of the survivors, was left with various injuries including a broken spinal cord, making her chances […]

Nebraska’s Governor Vows To Proceed With Executions Despite Death Penalty Repeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts says lawmakers’ repeal of the death penalty won’t stop his administration from proceeding with executions of 10 people already sentenced to death. Ricketts said Friday that he doesn’t plan to cancel a shipment of lethal injection drugs that the state bought earlier this month. The GOP-controlled […]

Idaho Governor Vows To Keep Fighting Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

WASHINGTON — Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vowed Thursday to keep fighting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in his state, even as that effort costs Idaho tens of thousands of dollars. “I’m not ready to surrender to a few folks in black robes,” Otter said during a gubernatorial debate. “I’m not ready […]

Al Jazeera Denounces The Conviction Of Its Journalists In Egypt And Vows To Free Them

Al Jazeera denounced the conviction of three of its journalists in Egypt on Monday, and pledged to continue its global campaign to free them. Mohammed Fahmy, Baher Mohammed and Peter Greste were sentenced to between seven and ten years in prison on terrorism-related charges, in a trial that attracted international condemnation and that has been […]

Illinois’ TimberCreek Bed & Breakfast Owner Vows Not To Host Gay Weddings

The owner of an Illinois-based bed and breakfast has sparked the ire of the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community after he pledged not to host wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples. Jim Walder, owner of the TimberCreek Bed & Breakfast near Paxton, Ill., told the Post-Gazette that he will not permit LGBT couples […]