Pence: Steve Bannon's Removal From NSC Position Isn't A Demotion

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster was given responsibility for setting the agenda for meetings of the NSC or the Homeland Security Council, and was authorised to delegate that authority to Bossert, at his discretion, according to the filing. More..

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Donald Trump says 'missiles headed to Iraq'
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Donald Trump says 'missiles headed to Iraq'

The second post was seen as a variation on the old "take it or leave it" negotiating ploy. A description of the call from China said Xi advocated to resolve tensions over North Korea's nuclear program through...More..

Pulitzer Prizes Get Doled Out At New York Ceremony
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Pulitzer Prizes Get Doled Out At New York Ceremony

The Pulitzer Prize is the fifth awarded to a publication in the Bay Area News Group. The photo was part of a series that portrayed a 10-year-old boy and his mother striving to put the boy's life back togeth...More..

Colson Whitehead wins Pulitzer Prize for 'The Underground Railroad'
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Colson Whitehead wins Pulitzer Prize for 'The Underground Railroad'

The Chicago Tribune - which, like the Sentinel , is owned by Tronc - won this year's Pulitzer for feature photography . This year's feature photography victor was E. Washington Post reporter David Fahr...More..

Man on the run Joseph Jakubowski captured in Wisconsin, authorities say
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Man on the run Joseph Jakubowski captured in Wisconsin, authorities say

Police received a tip late Thursday that a man matching Jakubowski's description was "camping" at a farm near Readstown, Wisconsin, a municipality some 130 miles northwest of Janesville. Jakubowski writes in th...More..

Bannon in peril? Criticism worries his populist base
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Bannon in peril? Criticism worries his populist base

Don Black, the head of the white supremacist hub Stormfront.org said in December 2015 that Trump "has clearly been a benefit to us". As several top advisers headed back to Washington last Friday, includ...More..

Supplier: Drug sold to Arkansas not intended for executions
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Supplier: Drug sold to Arkansas not intended for executions

McKesson said it's considering legal action to get the drug back. Top row, from left, Bruce Ward , Marcel Williams , Jason McGehee (received a stay) and Kenneth Williams . Fresenius Kabi said it appeared it ha...More..

House GOP Finds One Health Policy to Agree on, but Rift Remains
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

House GOP Finds One Health Policy to Agree on, but Rift Remains

One forbids insurers from charging higher premiums on account of people's medical problems or pre-existing conditions. Late on Monday, the White House suggesteda new health care plan that allows states to opt o...More..

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White House decides against releasing visitor records

Tourists gather on Pennsylvania Avenue previous year to view the White House. When asked in March when the Trump administration would resume releasing the logs, press secretary Sean Spicer said, "We are reviewi...More..

Man accused in theft of guns arrested in Wisconsin
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Man accused in theft of guns arrested in Wisconsin

Jakubowski's vehicle was found on fire less than a half-hour after the burglary, officials said . In a previous release, the Sheriff's Office said Jakubowski has a tattoo on his upper right arm that says "BOY"...More..

Not just Nazis: Sean Spicer's gaffe-filled week goes well beyond Hitler
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Not just Nazis: Sean Spicer's gaffe-filled week goes well beyond Hitler

Veep's press secretary McLintock (Matt Walsh) is shown asking into his iPhone after the footage of Spicer's gaffe from the real White House briefing room. Since the inauguration, however, Stern has said the pr...More..

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President scraps tax plan, timetable threatened

In an interview in the Oval Office, Trump said the White House may lack authority to make the payments established under his predecessor to reduce copayments and deductibles for some of the poorest customers ...More..

Spicer: 'I let the president down'
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Spicer: 'I let the president down'

Critics noted the remark ignored Hitler's use of gas chambers to kill Jews during the Holocaust, and Spicer apologized. Spicer's ahistorical anecdote prompted harsh criticism far and wide, with several high-p...More..

Sen. Rand Paul Golfs with President Trump, Healthcare Deal Close
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Sen. Rand Paul Golfs with President Trump, Healthcare Deal Close

The Ohio lawmaker went on to point out that the legislation did not repeal the Affordable Care Act and that insurance premiums will still go up over the next few years under the AHCA. "Why not actually have doc...More..

No civilian casualties in United States massive bombing against IS in Afghanistan: commander
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

No civilian casualties in United States massive bombing against IS in Afghanistan: commander

In a message distributed on the instant messaging app Viber, the Taliban said the United States had "no justification" for using such a powerful bomb during combat operations, calling it a "show" by USA forces ...More..

Star Wars Celebration: George Lucas honours Carrie Fisher with emotional tribute
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Star Wars Celebration: George Lucas honours Carrie Fisher with emotional tribute

The first teaser for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has hit the web after being shown at Star Wars Celebration and fans across the world are losing their minds. Speaking above the din of cheers, Lucas said his goal...More..

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No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

So, what I do is I authorize our military", Trump said . American officials said the bomb had been positioned for possible use in Afghanistan for "some time" since the administration of former president Bara...More..

USA drops the 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS targets in Afghanistan
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

USA drops the 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS targets in Afghanistan

Better known as the "mother of all bombs," the weapon is officially known as the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB). US officials say the strike in the Achin district of the Nangarhar Province using t...More..

Over 2 dozen arrested in immigration operation in Rockies
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Over 2 dozen arrested in immigration operation in Rockies

We don't do checkpoints ... Go get a criminal instead, ' " said Sandweg, who also was acting general counsel for the Department of Homeland Security at one point under President Barack Obama. There is an except...More..

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Dollar rises after sliding on Trump remarks on currency, rates

A 17 percent rise in profit from JP Morgan, the biggest US bank by assets, failed to give a meaningful boost to financials or equities more broadly. Trump also warned that a strong dollar could eventually hurt ...More..