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Is a White House, Trump administration shake-up underway?
- June 01, 2017

The veteran GOP strategist, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation on May 18. "It was an unprecedented first trip overseas, just four months into this administration, and it shows just how quickly and decisively the president is acting to strengthen alliances, form new partnerships and to rebuild America's standing in the world", Spicer said, before reading praise from Trump surrogate Newt Gingrich and former CIA Director Jim Woolsey. (more...)
Trump's disbelief in climate science looms over Paris decision Trump's disbelief in climate science looms over Paris decision
- June 01, 2017

They estimate that the world would warm by 3.6 degrees Celsius (6.4 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100 when compared with pre-industrial levels if Trump quits Paris , more than the 3.3-degree baseline scenario. Trump did not confirm the decision in a post on Twitter. The decision, which will be announced this week, would put the United States at odds with almost every other nation on earth. (more...)
Obamas buy house they were renting in DC Obamas buy house they were renting in DC
- June 01, 2017

Barack and Michelle Obama have snapped up the 1920s brick house they were renting in the posh Washington, D.C., neighborhood of Kalorama for $8.1 million. Property records show the deed transfer was recorded Wednesday, May 31, 2017. First built in 1982 and renovated in 2012, it has 9 bedrooms and bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 3 open fire places, and a courtyard carpark for 10 cars! According to records, Lockhart purchased the house in May 2014 for $5.295 million. (more...)
At least 90 killed after bomb rips through central Kabul
- June 01, 2017

The suspect reportedly hid the bomb in a sewage tanker. Also in the area is Afghanistan's Foreign Ministry, the Presidential Palace and its intelligence and security headquarters, guarded by soldiers trained by the US and its coalition partners. (more...)
Bundestag: Merkel is considering trump as a political opponent Bundestag: Merkel is considering trump as a political opponent
- June 01, 2017

German officials have insisted that, as a member of the European Union , they can not conduct bilateral trade talks with the United States and that they are not ready to dramatically increase military spending. "They continue to grow the bond that they had during their talks in the G7, and he views not just Germany but the rest of Europe as an important American ally". (more...)
UN chief slams terrorist attack in Afghanistan
- June 01, 2017

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, with the Taliban saying it had "nothing to do" with the explosion . Most of the casualties were Afghans but foreign nationals were also injured, including 11 U.S. This attack shows again that our support to Afghanistan and the development of the country is still needed. In Paris, Marielle de Sarnez, France's Minister of European Affairs, said her country's embassy was among those damaged. (more...)
Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel
- June 01, 2017

Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars". Nevertheless, Kushner has reportedly been urged to keep a low profile as Trump prepares to reset his agenda following his return from overseas. (more...)
Gambling on eSports Now Included In Las Vegas Law Gambling on eSports Now Included In Las Vegas Law
- June 01, 2017

While this is not the first instance of esports betting being officially supported by the state government of Nevada, this is the first time it's officially on the books. Gaming regulators of the state already allowed eSports wagering to take place but the bill formalizes the activity under state law. Besides being the first USA state to offer legal betting on esports, Nevada is going big on esports . (more...)
Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech 'disrespected our closest allies': Pelosi Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation speech 'disrespected our closest allies': Pelosi
- June 01, 2017

They emerged unsure of his commitment to NATO's collective-defense principle, unclear as to his stance toward Russian Federation, deeply concerned about his distrust of free-trade agreements and in suspense as to whether he will withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris Agreement to slow climate change. (more...)
Fabregas on Chelsea exit: 'Never say never' Fabregas on Chelsea exit: 'Never say never'
- June 01, 2017

They fell short of the Double, losing 2-1 to Arsenal in the FA Cup final , but Conte insisted they can feel proud of their efforts. Add in this year's career-low finish for Wenger and the club, and there were many voicing uncertainty about his security as one of the longest-tenured managers in pro sports. (more...)
IL announces more football kickoff times
- June 01, 2017

CT (1:30 p.m. PT), with the game televised nationally on FOX . The other big change is the Iowa vs. Nebraska game on Black Friday will move off ABC to FS1. The following week on October 7, IL travels to Iowa for an 11 a.m. game. It's the first time since 1990 the Huskers won't be on ABC for a Black Friday game. (more...)
House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney
- June 01, 2017

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will turn over documents in the Russian Federation probe as Jared Kushner becomes part of the investigation as... The committee aide, who wasn't authorized to discuss the issue and spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the action would have been taken without agreement from the Democratic minority on the committee. (more...)
Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Rant Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Rant
- June 01, 2017

The two men who died were identified Saturday as Ricky John Best, 53, of Happy Valley, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , 23, of Portland . He continued calling for death to the "enemies of America", including anti-fascists. He said that he thought he might die that day, but he stood up for something he thought was wrong nonetheless. Christian allegedly threatened other passengers as he got off the train. (more...)
Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to Russians
- June 01, 2017

In the new book that she is now working on, she said: "I'm just using everything that anybody else said about it besides me to basically say: This was the biggest nothing burger - ever". "I never thought someone would throw out my entire career because I made a couple of speeches", she said. The widespread perception that she would win. (more...)
Christian Zionists Urge Trump to Keep Promise to Move Embassy to Jerusalem Christian Zionists Urge Trump to Keep Promise to Move Embassy to Jerusalem
- June 01, 2017

He also called on the Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace - but gave no specific details on what he meant. It later annexed East Jerusalem and declared it as part of its "eternal and indivisible capital", a move that has never been recognized by the worldwide community. (more...)
North Korea allies also under threat says US Pacific commander North Korea allies also under threat says US Pacific commander
- June 01, 2017

In February past year, however, North Korea expelled the last remaining South Koreans from the Kaesong joint industrial park inside North Korea, following the South's closure of the complex, due to fresh United Nations sanctions in the wake of North Korea's last nuclear test. (more...)
Mike Dubke, White House communications director, resigns
- June 01, 2017

Kelly's common-sense reply was that, "It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable". Several people don't know where they stand, which adds to the uncertainty. Though