White House 'confident' of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:25:14 GMT
The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and President Trump softened his demand that a deal to keep the federal government open include money to begin construction on his ...
How Trump works: A network of friends and advisers on the outside - CNN Avatar
CNN Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:06:08 GMT
Washington (CNN) Sometimes he calls to ask for advice. Other times he just wants to vent. But nearly every day of his presidency, President Donald Trump has picked up the phone and turned to a network of more than two dozen fellow billionaires and ...
North Korea Threatens Australia With Nuclear Strike Over 'Toeing The Line' With US - NBCNews.com Avatar
NBCNews.com Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:59:00 GMT
North Korea has launched into a war of words against Australia over the country's alliance with the U.S., warning the country is within striking range of a nuclear weapon. A spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry accused Australian Foreign ...
The Globe and Mail Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:04:00 GMT
Ottawa will collaborate with seven provinces to fight U.S. lumber tariffs averaging 20 per cent against Canadian softwood exports. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr will meet this week with provincial officials to hone a joint strategy to combat the ...and more »
Arkansas denies man gulped for air during 1 of 2 executions - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:48:45 GMT
VARNER, Ark. — After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days — including two in one night. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night, just about ...
State Department website removes article touting history of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:11:15 GMT
The State Department on Monday removed from its website an article about the history and lavish furnishings of President Trump's privately owned Florida resort club Mar-a-Lago, following questions about whether the federal government improperly ...
Senate staff perplexed by unusual White House private briefing on North Korea - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:23:44 GMT
The White House announced Monday that it would host an unusual private briefing on North Korea for the entire Senate, prompting questions from lawmakers about whether the Trump administration intends to use the event as a photo op ahead of its 100-day ...and more »
From economic woes to terrorism, a daunting to-do list for France's next president - CNN Avatar
CNN Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:17:55 GMT
(CNN) Winning the election is just the start of it. The list of troublesome issues facing the next president of France is lengthy, and it will not be easy to solve any of them. Not only is the security situation worrying -- the country has been in a ...
RB Peterson says he's signing with Saints - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:46:57 GMT
Mark Schlereth shares how Adrian Peterson could fit into the Saints' offense and says coach Sean Payton wants to be effective running the ball. (0:58). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email; comment. 7:48 AM ET. ESPN.com news services.
Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence After His Exit From Fox News - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:32:30 GMT
Bill O'Reilly's first public comments since his departure from Fox came on the day his successor, Tucker Carlson, made his on-air debut in the 8 p.m. time slot. Credit Mary Altaffer/Associated Press. “I am sad that I am not on television anymore.” With ...
Obama avoids Trump as he steps back into spotlight - The Hill (blog) Avatar
The Hill (blog) Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:53:46 GMT
Former President Obama stepped into the spotlight Monday for the first time since leaving the White House, but he steered clear of any political commentary or criticism of President Trump. Cable news networks provided live coverage as Obama convened a ...
New Orleans Begins Removing Confederate Monuments, Under Police Guard - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:19:53 GMT
Workers dismantle an an obelisk dedicated to the Battle of Liberty Place, which commemorated whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government. Credit Gerald Herbert/Associated Press. New Orleans on Monday began removing four ...
Ivanka Trump in Germany: First Daughter Leaves Some Women Scratching Their Heads - NBCNews.com Avatar
NBCNews.com Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:55:46 GMT
BERLIN — Ivanka Trump was in Germany on Tuesday on her first international trip as a member of her father's presidential team. In doing so, the billionaire's daughter stepped into a land that prides itself on meritocracy. This is a country run by ...
Damian Lillard after Blazers' elimination: Trying to defeat the Warriors became an obsession - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:19:22 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. - After the Portland Trail Blazers were swept by the Golden State Warriors on Monday, point guard Damian Lillard told ESPN he's developed a newfound obsession with trying to take down the Warriors. "You have to be obsessed with that ...
8 famous athletes who were drafted by both the NFL and MLB - FOXSports.com Avatar
FOXSports.com Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:26:57 GMT
Some of the country's best athletes will take center stage this week, as all eyes will be on the NFL Draft. Many of those athletes' talents extend beyond football, some even into other sports, like baseball for example. So we're taking a break from ...