Randy Brooks’ son had a request three years ago: What could his dad do to make wildland firefighting safer? To Brooks, a professor at the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources who deals with wildland firefighting, it was more of a command.
President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the US should allow more immigrants from "shithole countries" after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the conversation. A sampling of reaction to Trump's remark:
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed the hope that Saudi Arabia will soon come to the realization that all neighbors around the Persian Gulf need to work in cooperation, saying that such a shift would definitely draw a positive reaction from Iran.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Saudi Arabia has not made good on its obligations regarding the recent deadly Hajj incident, saying Iran's possible response will be "tough and harsh".
Barely a week goes by without a celebrity “opening up” about their “battle with depression”. This, apparently, is a brave thing to do because, despite all efforts to get rid of the stigma around depression, it is still seen as some kind of mental and emotional weakness.
The head of Air France-KLM offered on Monday to postpone roll-out of its European low-cost operation until the end of the year in a bid to end a week-long pilots' strike costing it millions of euros a day.