Social media surpasses newspapers as news source in US — survey

AP 12/12/2018

  NEW YORK — A survey says Americans today are more likely to get news from social media websites than newspapers. The Pew Research Center said Monday that 20 percent of Americans cited social media as a…

Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens’ brains — study

data, from, major, ongoing, states, study, united, US, washington 12/10/2018

WASHINGTON, United States — Researchers have found “different patterns” in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from…

US urged to clarify scope of Mutual Defense Treaty in sea dispute

Inquirer.net 12/09/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The United States should clarify how its Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) with the Philippines applies to the situation in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). For Gregory Poling, director of the Washington-based Asia…

Five missing after two US military planes crash off Japan

AFP 12/06/2018

Rescue operations were underway Thursday for five US marines missing after two American military aircraft crashed during a refueling operation off the coast of Japan, the Japanese defence minister said. One crew member has already been rescued…

US wants ‘concrete’ trade action from China within 90 days

AFP 12/04/2018

WASHINGTON, United States – The United States said Monday it will need to see “something concrete” from China in the next 90 days to build a real agreement on trade, two days after Donald Trump and Xi…

US and China in trade tariffs truce after tense G20 summit

AFP 12/02/2018

The United States and China on Saturday announced a ceasefire in their tariffs war, hours after US President Donald Trump upended another international forum by snubbing G20 action on trade disputes and climate change. Over a dinner…

Palace extends condolences to US

Inquirer.net 12/01/2018

MALACAÑANG Palace extended its condolences to the United States of America following the passing of former President George H.W. Bush. “The Palace is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of former President George Herbert Walker…

Former US President George H.W. Bush dies

AP 12/01/2018

Houston — He was the man who sought a “kinder, and gentler nation,” and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes. He was the popular leader of a…

US airline apologizes after worker laughs at 5-year-old girl’s unique name

Inquirer.net 11/30/2018

A United States airline issued an apology after a gate agent was accused this month of making fun of a 5-year-old’s unique name. Tracy Redford and her 5-year-old daughter Abcde (pronounced Ab-si-dee), were about to board their…

Federal judge bars US from enforcing Trump’s asylum ban

AP 11/20/2018

HOUSTON — A federal judge barred the Trump administration on Monday from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. US District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order after hearing arguments in…

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