UK, US, Germany and France unite to condemn spy attack

The leaders of Britain, the US, Germany and #France have released a joint statement strongly condemning the Salisbury nerve agent attack as “an assault on UK sovereignty” and saying it is highly likely that Russia... Read More

Trump lawyer Dowd cited for Trump campaign contribution above legal max

President Donald Trump‘s personal lawyer in the Russia probe, John Dowd, contributed more money last year to the president’s re-election campaign than is legally permissible, according to a recent letter from the Federal Election Commission... Read More

South Carolina governor: Student walkouts are ‘shameful’

South Carolina Gov. #Henry McMaster (R) on Wednesday blasted the national student walkout as a “shameful” attempt by left-wing groups to push their own political agenda.  “It appears that these school children, innocent school children, are... Read More

Paul Manafort Takes Another Crack At Challenging Robert Mueller’s Appointment As Special Counsel

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on Wednesday night asked a judge to dismiss the criminal case filed against him in federal court in Washington, DC, arguing that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment was invalid... Read More

Angry mob of Trump supporters destroys Mexican flag in San Diego: ‘F*ck Mexico — this is America!’

n angry mob of Trump supporters desecrated a Mexican flag that fell off a car in San Diego, KTLA reports. Trump visited San Diego to look at prototypes for the wall he wants to build... Read More

Accountants and lawyers ‘must report’ aggressive tax avoidance schemes

Accountants, bankers and lawyers will face penalties if they fail to report aggressive tax avoidance schemes that help companies or individuals move money to offshore havens, under a new European Union law. The rules, agreed... Read More

6 Ways Millennials Will Clean up the Mess Boomers Left Them

Baby Boomers – my generation, born between 1946 and 1964 – dominated politics and the economy for years. There were just more Boomers than people of any other generation.  But that’s no longer the case.... Read More

Confused voters try to figure out who’s voting in Pennsylvania’s special election

The 18th Congressional District race between Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone has drawn millions of dollars from the national parties and political action committees. Rep. Tim Murphy resigned the post in October after... Read More

Russian spy attack: Trump supports UK ‘all the way’

Donald Trump has given Theresa May his full support for her strategy of confronting Russia over the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal, saying he is “with the UK all the way”. The US president’s... Read More

Trump steel, aluminum tariffs poll: Poor ratings

In a new survey of 43 top economists in the US, not a single one said President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on steel and aluminum will end up being a net positive for Americans. Overall,... Read More

Ousted Trump aide McEntee is under investigation for ‘serious financial crimes’: report

Even though McEntee is reportedly being under investigation for financial crimes, the Trump presidential campaign announced on Tuesday morning that it would hire him to help with the president’s reelection efforts in 2020.   News... Read More

‘He doesn’t want restraints’: Trump clearing out naysayers who won’t let him run White House like a campaign rally

President Donald Trump wants to run his administration the way he commands a campaign rally, and he’s reportedly clearing out officials he sees as obstacles to his vision. Robert Costa, national political reporter for the... Read More

Paul Krugman just issued an prescient warning in the wake of Rex Tillerson’s ouster

Donald Trump has nursed petty, personal grudges his entire life. Previously, their impact was limited to his businesses and anyone who had the misfortune of working with him. Now that he’s president, however, he’s free... Read More

Plastic tax: coffee cups and food packaging could face levy

Everyday single-use plastic items such as disposable coffee cups, takeaway boxes and polystyrene packaging could be hit with charges akin to the 5p levy on plastic bags, the government has warned. The Treasury said it... Read More

Injured Nuclear Workers Finally Had Support. The Trump Administration Has Mothballed It.

An advisory board of scientists, doctors and worker advocates helped ensure that nuclear workers exposed to toxins received proper compensation. The terms of nearly all board members expired last month — and no new members... Read More

Ryan targeted by ad from group founded by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

The gun safety group co-founded by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is launching its first ad targeting House Speaker Paul Ryan. The new online ad, which is set to go online Tuesday, accuses the Janesville Republican... Read More

Tower residents told to pay £500,000 to replace Grenfell-style cladding

Leaseholders in an apartment block covered in Grenfell-style cladding have been ordered to pay £500,000 to make their building safe after a tribunal ruled that they, rather than the management company, were obliged to cover... Read More

George Papadopoulos Claimed Trump Encouraged His Efforts to Establish a Russian Back Channel

A campaign adviser for Donald Trump saying that Trump encouraged his efforts during the 2016 election to make contact with the Kremlin. President Barack Obama’s reaction to the salacious details in the infamous memos written... Read More

PA Special Election: Lamb is pro-choice in a red district

WASHINGTON, Pa. Conor Lamb is a Marine, talks tough on crime, and sounds downright Republican on an issue like natural gas fracking — exactly the type of politician Democrats have traditionally turned to when contesting... Read More

Manafort could face ‘rest of life in prison,’ judge says

Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, runs a significant risk of spending the rest of his life in prison and the evidence against him by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office seems strong, a federal... Read More

‘Time to buckle up’: Stormy Daniels prepares for ugly fight after Trump misses deadline to lift gag order

President Donald Trump and his lawyer, Michael Cohen, on Tuesday missed a deadline that could have nullified a hush agreement on adult film star Stephanie Clifford, who goes by the stage name Stormy Daniels. Through... Read More

Russia demands nerve agent samples in standoff with UK over poisoned spy

Russia has summoned the UK’s ambassador to the foreign ministry in Moscow, as its foreign minister denied the country was behind last week’s nerve agent attack in Salisbury and said it would only cooperate in... Read More

In My School, Teachers were not Armed with guns, only Whipping sticks!

by Ahmed Tharwat The aftermath of  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, that took at least 17 people lives and injured at least 14 others. Students and activists have organized two major national events” ;... Read More

Donald Trump’s personal assistant John McEntee escorted from the White House in the cold without his jacket

President Donald Trump’s personal assistant John McEntee was escorted out of White House Monday but it’s unclear why. According to the Wall Street Journal, two administration officials confirmed McEntee was canned, however, press secretary Sarah... Read More

University strikes to continue after staff reject pension offer

Striking university staff have expressed anger and widespread opposition to a deal struck by their own leaders to bring an end to a bitter dispute over pensions. The proposed agreement between the University and College... Read More

ICE spokesman quits after saying he ‘couldn’t bear the burden’ of lying for the Trump administration

Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman James Schwab on Monday resigned from his role with the San Francisco division, citing the “burden” of spreading falsehoods from Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. As CNN reports,... Read More

The President and the Porn Star: A Story’s Slow Rise Above the Din

WASHINGTON — If a porn-tinged hush payment falls in a news din already torqued to maximum volume, does it make a sound? It seems to be getting there, despite North Korean intervention. And this much... Read More

Pennsylvania GOP candidate Rick Saccone claims his opponents ‘hate’ Trump, U.S., and God

ELIZABETH, Penn. — Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone on Monday evening asserted that his political opponents “hate” the president, the United States, and even God. “They’re energized for hate for our president,” said Saccone, standing... Read More

At Pennsylvania rally, Trump endorses himself

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — President Donald Trump got business out of the way quickly Saturday night — urging voters to elect Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone, who’s locked in an unexpectedly tough special election battle... Read More

Salisbury spy attack: May likely to blame Russia, Tory MP says

Theresa May is likely to announce that the UK believes Russia is behind the nerve agent attack in Salisbury, a senior Conservative MP has said before Monday morning’s national security council (NSC) meeting. Tom Tugendhat,... Read More