Culture Video emerged from South Korea this week appearing to show three American women taunting and assaulting a passenger who allegedly asked them to “be quiet” on the subway. A South Korean man who said he was the victim of the women's harassment reported the video to police, which he claimed was recorded by a fellow passenger in Anyang, Gyeonggi—a satellite city just outside of Seoul. The March 3 incident took place around 5 p.m. aboard the Line 4 subway train as it passed through Indukwon Station, YTN News reported Sunday. After requesting that the women be quiet, the video shows several passengers standing up and moving away from them as their cursing and antics become more aggressive. Recommended Slideshows 51 In Pictures: The 50 Most Powerful Military Forces in the World 44 In Pictures: Every U.S. President Ranked From Best to Worst 51 In Pictures: Top 50 U.S. Cities Ranked by Quality of Life And … [Read more...] about Video Shows Three American Women Harassing, Assaulting South Korean Subway Passengers
Tax reform legislation passed at the end of 2017 is already having a large effect on many people in the United States, with many seeing the costs for their utilities dropping along with their taxes, according to Americans for Tax Reform founder Grover Norquist. "There are more than four million people [who] specifically got bonuses, but in addition, 91 million Americans will see lower utility rates because utility companies have to pass through that federal income tax, Republican tax cut," Norquist told Fox News' "Fox and Friends" Thursday. In addition, said Norquist, people in the United States who have 401(K) plans and IRAs are seeing their value going up in the past year, and many people are getting larger matching funds from their companies. "Ninety percent of Americans are seeing higher take home pay, because a lower tax burden is a pay increase, Norquist said, explaining that even more comprehensive figures are available on his organization's website."Cut your taxes, you have … [Read more...] about Grover Norquist: Tax Reform Legislation Already Helping Americans
Initially, no U.S. territorial island residents received citizenship, Erman said. A series of Supreme Court opinions in the early 1900s, known as the "Insular Cases," established different rules for "incorporated territories" such as Arizona and New Mexico, which were considered to be en route to becoming U.S. states, and for "unincorporated territories," which were not. There are now five inhabited unincorporated territories — Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa. … [Read more...] about American Samoans aren’t actually U.S. citizens. Does that violate the Constitution?
Ego, money and politics: Americans who spied for Russia Apr 06, 2018 From the 20th century to the present, Russia has been the primary beneficiary of American espionage. Here's a look at the most memorable offenders, from Aldrich Ames of the CIA to Robert Hanssen of the FBI. Alexa Ard McClatchy … [Read more...] about Ego, money and politics: Americans who spied for Russia
President Donald Trump will not attend the Latin American summit this week in order to focus on the Syria crisis, the White House said Tuesday. Trump was scheduled to arrive in Peru on Friday to attend the summit and then visit Colombia. "At the president’s request, the vice president will travel in his stead. The president will remain in the United States to oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Trump Cancels Trip to Latin American Summit