• Pentagon cuts military aid over Haqqani inaction
Pentagon cuts military aid over Haqqani inaction

The Coalition Support Fund (CSF) authority is not security assistance, but rather reimbursements to key cooperating nations for logistical, military and other support provided to USA combat operations. This is for the second consecutive year that the US Defence Secretary has refused to certify to Congress, as mandated under National Defence Authori...

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  • Israeli occupation forces kills palestinian near Bethlehem
Israeli occupation forces kills palestinian near Bethlehem

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said after mosque prayers in Ankara that Israeli measures at al-Aksa "don't help to solve any problem, on the contrary, they will lead to an increase of tension in the region and harm the atmosphere of tolerance between civilizations and religions." al-Jazeeranet reported.

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  • Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary
Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

The President can blame the media, but it was Trump who set Spicer up to fail, and it was Sean Spicer who willingly took the gig as Trump's lying mouthpiece. He resigned on Friday after learning of Mr Scaramucci's appointment, reportedly questioning the former hedge fund owner's qualifications for the role.

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  • Corallo Resigns From Team Trump
Corallo Resigns From Team Trump

One of the lingering questions about a controversial meeting previous year between Donald Trump Jr . and Russians claiming to have information that would hurt Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is whether any of the Russians had government ties.

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  • Donald Trump Jr reaches deal to avoid public testimony
Donald Trump Jr reaches deal to avoid public testimony

Trump Jr. had earlier expressed his willingness to testify . Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and top White House aide, also attended the meeting. Glenn Simpson, founder of Fusion GPS, a research firm hired by Trump political opponents to investigate the GOP nominee's Russian Federation ties, was also invited to next week's hearing, bu...

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  • ACA repeal leads to a 'death panel'
ACA repeal leads to a 'death panel'

Bishop Dewane strongly affirms "that a repeal of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act ought not be undertaken without the concurrent passage of a replacement plan that ensures access to adequate health care for the millions of people who now rely upon it for their wellbeing".

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  • Warm, sunny weather Friday could give way to thunderstorms, heavy rain, flooding
Warm, sunny weather Friday could give way to thunderstorms, heavy rain, flooding

According to the National Weather Service , flooding is the number one storm-related killer and just because it's not raining in your general area doesn't mean flash flooding is not possible. The storms could also come up with wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weath...

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  • Uncertainty over future of federal health care laws felt in MI
Uncertainty over future of federal health care laws felt in MI

According to Democrats , the parliamentarian has also said language providing Medicaid savings to upstate NY counties would need 60 votes to survive. The latest GOP attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare was fatally wounded in the Senate when two more Republican senators voiced their opposition to the legislation.

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  • Governor Abbott Adds 19 Items To Special Session Call
Governor Abbott Adds 19 Items To Special Session Call

Sometimes a photo says more than you think it does. Hancock, stopping short of completely admitting he opposed citizen input, argued that the public is apparently well aware of the sunset bills, and that moving fast is necessary. Tony Tinderholt , R-Arlington, tried to outmaneuver Speaker of the House Joe Straus , complaining from the House ...

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  • Sean Spicer resigns and is replaced by Sarah Sanders
Sean Spicer resigns and is replaced by Sarah Sanders

The formal announcement about Sanders's appointment was made by Scaramucci , who is a Wall Street financier and longtime supporter of the billionaire investor-turned-president. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been promoted to press secretary. "And you can tell Donald I said this: the Queens county bullies' association". He says it's "all good he...

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  • Marc Kasowitz Resigns From Trump's Legal Team
Marc Kasowitz Resigns From Trump's Legal Team

Kasowitz had been retained by the president to deal with matters related to special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. Kasowitz, a New York-based trial attorney, was known as a prominent litigator and represented Trump in several cases in the past, including Trump'...

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  • Feds Hold 'Secret' Meeting With Officials in Colorado About Marijuana Regulations
Feds Hold 'Secret' Meeting With Officials in Colorado About Marijuana Regulations

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, a former Colorado attorney general, told KKTV that much of the discussion was about " sensitive case investigations ". Thus far, Sessions has expressed a personal animus for marijuana, but has not taken any drastic measures to enforce federal law over state law. Texans For Responsible Marijuana Policy, a vet...

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  • Parents file wrongful-death lawsuit in 2015 disappearance of teens at sea
Parents file wrongful-death lawsuit in 2015 disappearance of teens at sea

The mother of Perry Cohen filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the family of Austin Stephanos , alleging that the Stephanos family could have stopped the 14-year-old boys from going out on an ill-equipped boat during a storm. The plaintiffs are asking for trial by jury, and according to Rubin, any money awarded will go to charity. The Black ...

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  • White House shakeup is a 'very foolish move,' former Bush advisor says
White House shakeup is a 'very foolish move,' former Bush advisor says

Spicer handed in his resignation after President Donald Trump announced he had appointed NY financier Anthony Scaramucci to the role of communications director . As reported on Vex , his letter of resignation as White House press secretary did not just cook up overnight but may have been in development. The majority of folks that are n...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci joined Team Trump, then started deleting old tweets
Anthony Scaramucci joined Team Trump, then started deleting old tweets

Anthony Scaramucci has been appointed as the White House's communication chief, which is said to be the main catalyst for Spicer's departure . Huckabee Sanders , who was deputy press secretary , will replace Spicer , Scaramucci announced . And I have a statement on Anthony's appointment as well.

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  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns, according to US reports
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns, according to US reports

Scaramucci praised Trump and said he was "proud" to join his administration. Spicer told Hannity that he got a critical guarantee from the president: "He assured me that he would continue to be as supportive as he always has been". But Priebus has no plans to leave his job, a person familiar with his thinking said. Scaramucci told reporter...

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  • The Advisory Board's (NASDAQ:ABCO) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird
The Advisory Board's (NASDAQ:ABCO) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Company insiders own 4.70% of the company's stock. The institutional investor held 620,655 shares of the other consumer services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $20.64 million, up from 549,015 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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  • American companies ask to change United States draft law on sanctions against Russian Federation
American companies ask to change United States draft law on sanctions against Russian Federation

Procedural hangups had stalled the legislation in the House for weeks after the Senate passed it by a vote of 98-2 last month but negotiators reached a deal that was unveiled on Saturday. A version of the bill released by House Republican leaders includes the changes sought since the Senate passed legislation in June that would prohibit USA busin...

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  • Sessions talked with Russians about Trump campaign
Sessions talked with Russians about Trump campaign

In a joint statement, Sens. In Wednesday's New York Times interview, Trump said he has warned Mueller that it would be a "violation" if he investigated his family's financial situation. According to one former official, the two men talked about Trump and his position on Russian Federation, as well as how relations between the two countries ...

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  • Cavs Promote Koby Altman to General Manager
Cavs Promote Koby Altman to General Manager

Altman had held the post of assistant general manager under former Cavs GM David Griffin, whose contract was not renewed last month. Despite the perception - and some reality, the team did try to make him happy - LeBron has not wanted to play GM of the Cavaliers in recent years.

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