The Skanner News - USA http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:37:43 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Wealthy Donors Give Millions to Super PACS for 2016 Election http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23017-wealthy-donors-give-millions-to-super-pacs-for-2016-election http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23017-wealthy-donors-give-millions-to-super-pacs-for-2016-election ...and 90 percent of the cash is for Republicans     

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jim@marketingportland.com (Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press) USA Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:20:00 -0700
Ohio Cop Indicted on Murder Charge in Traffic-stop Shooting http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23003-ohio-cop-indicted-on-murder-charge-in-traffic-stop-shooting http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23003-ohio-cop-indicted-on-murder-charge-in-traffic-stop-shooting Officer Ray Tensing has been indicted on a murder charge for the death of Samuel DuBose   

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USA Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:21:11 -0700
Republicans Use Trump to Fight for Place in TV Debates http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23000-republicans-use-trump-to-fight-for-place-in-tv-debates http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/23000-republicans-use-trump-to-fight-for-place-in-tv-debates Only the top 10  of the 14 contenders will get a place on the podium: who will they be?   

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jim@marketingportland.com (Thomas Beaumont, Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press) USA Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:24:42 -0700
President Obama in Ethiopia: Let Media and Political Foes Speak Freely http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22999-president-obama-in-ethiopia-let-media-and-political-foes-speak-freely http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22999-president-obama-in-ethiopia-let-media-and-political-foes-speak-freely The president is holding a meeting on South Sudan to seek an end to violence and human rights abuses in Africa's newest country    

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jim@marketingportland.com (Darlene Superville, Associated Press) USA Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:03:09 -0700
Michelle Obama Opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22995-michelle-obama-opens-special-olympics-in-los-angeles http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22995-michelle-obama-opens-special-olympics-in-los-angeles More than 6,000 athletes from 165 countries streamed into the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum    

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jim@marketingportland.com (JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press) USA Sun, 26 Jul 2015 10:44:47 -0700
Clinton is Confident Her Emails Were Handled Properly http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22994-clinton-is-confident-her-emails-were-handled-properly http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22994-clinton-is-confident-her-emails-were-handled-properly The candidate for the Democratic presidential omination says she never sent or received classified information with private emails   

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jim@marketingportland.com (Catherine Lucey, Associated Press) USA Sun, 26 Jul 2015 10:20:07 -0700
Obama Tells Kenya: 'Africa Is On The Move' http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22992-obama-tells-kenya-africa-is-on-the-move http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22992-obama-tells-kenya-africa-is-on-the-move President Obama will speak to President Kenyatta about al-Shabab terror threats  

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jim@marketingportland.com (Darlene Superville, Associated Press) USA Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:29:37 -0700
Authorities Point to Evidence of Suicide in Sandra Bland Jail Death http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22989-authorities-point-to-evidence-of-suicide-in-sandra-bland-jail-death http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22989-authorities-point-to-evidence-of-suicide-in-sandra-bland-jail-death Family, friends say Sandra Bland unlikely to end her life

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) USA Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:01:59 -0700
Kenyan Security on High Alert Ahead of Obama Visit http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22988-kenyan-security-on-high-alert-ahead-of-obama-visit http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22988-kenyan-security-on-high-alert-ahead-of-obama-visit Obama arrived in Nairobi today

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner) USA Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:33:16 -0700
Clinton Eulogizes Promoter of National Civil Rights Museum http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22969-clinton-eulogizes-promoter-of-national-civil-rights-museum http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22969-clinton-eulogizes-promoter-of-national-civil-rights-museum Activist, actor, author and judge passes at age 73   

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USA Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:17:53 -0700
Nigerian President Visiting White House This Week http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22968-nigerian-president-visiting-white-house-this-week http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22968-nigerian-president-visiting-white-house-this-week Muhammadu Buhari seeks US assistance in fight against Boko Haram   

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USA Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:22:35 -0700
President Obama: Close Opportunities Gap to Lower US Prison Rates http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22966-president-obama-close-opportunities-gap-to-lower-us-prison-rates http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22966-president-obama-close-opportunities-gap-to-lower-us-prison-rates The president told the NAACP that racial bias and lack of equal opportunities drive Black men into the prison system    

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USA Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:33:21 -0700
President Obama Takes Malia and Sasha to New York for Weekend http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22964-president-obama-takes-malia-and-sasha-to-new-york-for-weekend http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22964-president-obama-takes-malia-and-sasha-to-new-york-for-weekend The president will attend a fundraiser as well as spending time with his daughters     

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USA Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:58:04 -0700
IS Group Using Dolls to Train Children to Behead "Infidels" http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22963-is-group-using-dolls-to-train-children-to-behead-infidels http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22963-is-group-using-dolls-to-train-children-to-behead-infidels Syrian and Iraqi parents terrified as they see their children brainwashed by merciless killers      

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USA Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:25:56 -0700
Pentagon Chief Ash Carter: No New Arms Deal for Israel http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22962-pentagon-chief-ash-carter-no-new-arms-deal-for-israel http://www.theskanner.com/news/usa/22962-pentagon-chief-ash-carter-no-new-arms-deal-for-israel After sealing deal with Iran over nukes, the Defense Secretary is in Israel to discuss security challenges    

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USA Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:05:19 -0700