Blog Profile / The Two-Way


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Archived Since:February 21, 2011

Blog Post Archive

PM Raises Threat Level To 'Critical' In U.K., Says Attack 'May Be Imminent'

59 minutes agoNews : The Two-Way

"It is a possibility we cannot ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack," Prime Minister Theresa May said of the bombing that killed at least 22 people in Manchester.

Duterte Declares Limited Martial Law As Bloodshed Breaks Out In Marawi City

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

An attempt to arrest a local militant group's leader went awry in Marawi City on Tuesday. By nightfall, militants occupied public buildings and the Philippine president cut his Russia trip short.

Trump Budget Plan Relies On Optimistic Growth Assumptions, Analysts Say

2 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

President Trump's proposed budget released Tuesday rests on a key assumption: the economy will grow much faster than it has in recent years — and at a more robust pace than most analysts predict.

'Like A God,' Google A.I. Beats Human Champ Of Notoriously Complex 'Go' Game

2 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

"Last year, it was still quite humanlike when it played," the world's No. 1 Go player, Ke Jie, said after losing the first of a three-match series. "But this year, it became like a god of Go."

Chinese Student's Commencement Speech In U.S. Isn't Going Over Well In China

2 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Shuping Yang praised the "fresh air of free speech" in the U.S. during her commencement address at the University of Maryland. That sparked a backlash from classmates and from people in China.

Victims Of Manchester Bombing Include 8-Year-Old, 18-Year-Old

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Authorities say at least 22 victims died in the attack at an Ariana Grande concert. Three of them have been named so far: an 8-year-old girl, an 18-year-old college student and a man in his late 20s.

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The president provided few specifics about how a deal might be achieved in a peace process that has been stalled for years. He said it could "begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East."

He Called Himself 'One Lucky Bastard': Sir Roger Moore Dies At 89

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

British actor Sir Roger Moore began his career as a model and small-time MGM studio player but was best known for stepping into the role of James Bond in the 1970s and 1980s.

Poll Shows Increased Support For NATO On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The uptick in support, especially among U.S. Democrats, comes after the turbulent U.S. presidential race where Donald Trump called NATO "obsolete." He now says it's "no longer obsolete."

Manchester Concert Bombing: What We Know Tuesday

10 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

An explosion after an Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people Monday night. Police say they believe the bomber attacked alone. But they also report making at least one related arrest.

Dina Merrill, Actress, Heiress And Philanthropist, Dies At 93

14 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Merrill, the daughter of Wall Street broker E.F. Hutton and cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, went on to become a leading lady in movies. She died Monday at her home in East Hampton, N.Y.

British Police Confirm Deaths After Reported Explosion At Manchester Arena Concert

22 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Witnesses report an explosion and then a frantic effort by concert-goers to flee. Ariana Grande had just finished her show.

U.S.-Turkey Dispute Over Washington Protest Heats Up

23 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Turkey is calling for a full investigation of "aggressive" actions taken by American security personnel following a protest-turned-brawl outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

White House Moves To Block Disclosure Of Ethics Waivers For Trump Appointees

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The Office of Government Ethics wants to know which Trump appointees who worked for corporations and lobbying firms have been given waivers from ethics rules. The White House has halted that search.

Sorry For Saying Confederate Statue Removers 'Should Be Lynched': State Lawmaker

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

In a Facebook post over the weekend, Mississippi state Rep. Karl Oliver said New Orleans politicians "should be LYNCHED" for taking down the memorials. He took it back on Monday.

Nicky Hayden, Champion Motorcyclist, Killed In Italy

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Hayden was riding a bicycle on the Rimini coast when he was hit by a car, suffering traumatic head and chest injuries.

Homeland Security Extends Protections For Thousands Of Haitians In U.S.

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Some 58,000 Haitians are in the U.S. under a program known as Temporary Protected Status, which Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has extended for six months.

South African Man Crushed To Death By Wounded Elephant

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Theunis Botha was leading a hunting group when the elephant charged and lifted him up in the air. At that point, a member of Botha's party fatally shot the animal.

Richard Oakes, Who Occupied Alcatraz For Native Rights, Gets A Birthday Honor

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The late activist and Google doodle honoree stormed the island with dozens of other activists in 1969, citing a century-old treaty in claiming it for Native Americans. He would have been 75 on Monday.

Jury Selection In Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Looks To Be A Challenge

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

A third of the potential jurors say they've already formed opinions about Cosby's guilt or innocence. The case involves one of scores of sexual assault allegations against the comedian.

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