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How Trump’s Wall Could Shut Down the Government – Bloomberg

BloombergHow Trump's Wall Could Shut Down the GovernmentBloombergAt a raucous political rally in Phoenix on Aug. 22, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the federal government if Congress refuses to send him a spending bill that funds the U.S.-Mexico border wall on which he staked his presidential ...and more » … [Read more...]

West Wing update includes new paint, carpet and eagles – Washington Post

Washington PostWest Wing update includes new paint, carpet and eaglesWashington PostWASHINGTON — The West Wing has fresh paint on the walls, new carpet underfoot, cool, crisp air and more than a few new eagle decorations. The White House renovations took place while President Donald Trump was on his “working vacation” this month.The renovated White House is ready for its close-upYahoo … [Read more...]

US Investigating Diplomats’ Hearing Loss in Cuba – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comUS Investigating Diplomats' Hearing Loss in CubaNBCNews.comWASHINGTON — A senior federal law enforcement official tells NBC News that several U.S agencies are investigating allegations that the Cubans directed some kind of ultrasound energy at U.S. diplomats which left several with damaged hearing. The ...Cuban diplomats expelled by US amid 'hearing loss' claimsBBC NewsCuba … [Read more...]

Chelsea Manning shows off her swimsuit bod for Vogue – NavyTimes.com

NavyTimes.comChelsea Manning shows off her swimsuit bod for VogueNavyTimes.comChelsea Manning was very recently serving time at Fort Leavenworth after sharing classified information with Wikileaks. So, where is she today? She's posing for Vogue. [. guess this is what freedom looks like ♀ ♀ ⛴ @voguemagazine ...Chelsea Manning Is A Glowing Beauty In New Vogue … [Read more...]

6 questions about North Korea’s quest for nuclear weapons – Washington Post

NBCNews.com6 questions about North Korea's quest for nuclear weaponsWashington PostIn recent weeks, many Americans have had a rude awakening: North Korea has nuclear weapons. And worse still, it may soon be able to launch a missile containing one of those nuclear weapons that is capable of hitting the United States. It's a ...Your questions about North Korea answeredCNNBe Strategic, Not … [Read more...]

Video showing jogger pushing woman in path of oncoming bus leads to arrest – Washington Post

Washington PostVideo showing jogger pushing woman in path of oncoming bus leads to arrestWashington PostAuthorities in London have arrested a man suspected of shoving a woman into the path of the oncoming bus on the bustling Putney Bridge. Video showed a man, who was jogging on a sidewalk on the bridge, shove the woman toward the road and continue ...London Jogger Suspected of Shoving Woman … [Read more...]

‘At the Tip of the Spear’: Guam Residents on US-North Korea Tensions – New York Times

New York Times'At the Tip of the Spear': Guam Residents on US-North Korea TensionsNew York TimesA beach in the tourist district of Tumon, Guam, on Wednesday. Credit Nancy Borowick for The New York Times. People in Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands are worried. They are citizens of the United States who live in the middle of the Pacific — and ...and more » … [Read more...]

Why thousands of teenagers are fleeing to war-torn Yemen – CNN

CNNWhy thousands of teenagers are fleeing to war-torn YemenCNNThis article contains graphic imagery. (CNN) Refugees and migrants hoping to reach oil-rich Gulf countries -- many of them teenagers -- are increasingly traversing a dangerous sea route to Yemen, despite the conflict raging there. The flow of migrants ...Fifty-five more migrants feared drowned after being forced from boat off … [Read more...]

Anthony Scaramucci Confuses Monica Lewinsky (And Everyone Else) By Comparing His Plight To Her Infamous Scandal – UPROXX

UPROXXAnthony Scaramucci Confuses Monica Lewinsky (And Everyone Else) By Comparing His Plight To Her Infamous ScandalUPROXXDespite spending only 10 days on the job as White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci's star is still shining bright. His heated comments from a now infamous The New Yorker interview fueled Mario Cantone's short-lived impression on The ...and … [Read more...]

Canadian pastor freed from North Korea on his way home – ABC News

CBC.caCanadian pastor freed from North Korea on his way homeABC NewsFILE - In this file image made from July 30, 2015, video, Canadian Hyeon Soo Lim speaks in Pyongyang, North Korea. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office confirmed a delegation is in North Korea to discuss the Canadian pastor imprisoned there ...EU slaps sanctions on additional North Korean nationalsWashington … [Read more...]

Australian woman recounts power blackouts, pirate attack drill during cruise through Indian Ocean – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAustralian woman recounts power blackouts, pirate attack drill during cruise through Indian OceanUSA TODAYPassengers onboard a 104-day world cruise experienced nightly power blackouts and a pirate drill as the ship tried to remain undetected from pirates in the Indian Ocean, according to a passenger's account. Carolyn Jasinski, a media specialist and ...Cruise passengers ordered to … [Read more...]

Why Is Russian Airforce Flying Over Trump Golf Course, Capitol and CIA HQ? – Newsweek

NewsweekWhy Is Russian Airforce Flying Over Trump Golf Course, Capitol and CIA HQ?NewsweekAs if Washington had not had enough of talking about Russia, the country's air force sent an intelligence-gathering jet above the U.S. capitol, flying over the U.S. Capitol, Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency at low altitude on Wednesday. Far ...Is Putin trolling Trump? Russian spy plane buzzes … [Read more...]

Saudi prince arrested on King Salman’s order after video appears to show abusive behavior – Washington Post

Washington PostSaudi prince arrested on King Salman's order after video appears to show abusive behaviorWashington PostSaudi Arabia's King Salman ordered the arrest of a prince and his associates on Wednesday after videos emerged which appear to show the prince engaging in abusive behavior against citizens. In the footage which was published on YouTube, the young ...Video of beating … [Read more...]

India’s New President, Until Now Little-Known, Vows To Represent Less Fortunate – NPR

NPRIndia's New President, Until Now Little-Known, Vows To Represent Less FortunateNPRIndia announced the election of its new president Thursday — but before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP party nominated him last month to be head of state, few saw Ram Nath Kovind coming. Congratulations to Shri Ram Nath Kovind Ji on being elected ...India Elects President From Caste Once Known as … [Read more...]

The Latest: Turkey says it would reciprocate German threats – Washington Post

Washington PostThe Latest: Turkey says it would reciprocate German threatsWashington PostISTANBUL — The Latest on relations between Turkey and Germany (all times local):. 7:05 p.m.. Turkey's foreign minister has accused Germany of engaging in “blackmail and threats” against Turkey and says Ankara would reciprocate those threats. Speaking ...Germany steps up economic pressure on Turkey in … [Read more...]

Few compromises at Brexit talks, minister says UK can survive without deal – Reuters

ReutersFew compromises at Brexit talks, minister says UK can survive without dealReutersBRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union and Britain offered few compromises at their first full round of Brexit talks which ended on Thursday, and the pound fell on worries that British ministers were prepared to walk away without a divorce deal.As 'Brexit' Clock Ticks, UK Seems AdriftNew York … [Read more...]

Police: 2 African teens reported missing crossed into Canada – CNN

CNNPolice: 2 African teens reported missing crossed into CanadaCNNWashington (CNN) Two of the six teenagers who were reported missing while visiting Washington for an international robotics competition have crossed into Canada, police said Thursday. The six teens represented Burundi, a small country in East Africa, ...Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after US contest: … [Read more...]

Trump set a red line for Robert Mueller. And now Mueller has reportedly crossed it. – Washington Post

Washington PostTrump set a red line for Robert Mueller. And now Mueller has reportedly crossed it.Washington PostBloomberg News is reporting that the Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller is zeroing in on President Trump's business transactions. The report quoted an anonymous source as saying that Trump's financial ties to Russia are the ...Sessions: No plans to resign … [Read more...]