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White House adviser Gary Cohn faked bad connection in conference call to get Trump to stop talking

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn faked a bad phone connection in order to fool President Donald Trump into hanging up — because it was the only way to get him to stop talking. Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) told CNN’s Poppy Harlow and John Berman about a conference call with Cohn in which...

Ratko Mladic, “the Butcher of Bosnia,” Convicted in Rare Win for International Justice

Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military commander known as the “Butcher of Bosnia,” was found guilty of genocide Wednesday by a U.N. tribunal at The Hague and sentenced to life in prison. The court ruled that Mladic was partly...Show More Summary

U.N. court sentences Ratko Mladic to life in prison over Bosnia genocide

The United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes tribunal convicted Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic on Wednesday of genocide and crimes against humanity, and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. Mladic, 75, was found guilty of commanding forces responsible...

Steve Kerr: Phil Jackson ‘did some good things’ for Knicks

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Kerr looks like the smartest person in NBA history for turning down Phil Jackson's offer to coach the Knicks in 2014.

‘Our president is a punk’: Watch the Philadelphia mayor slam Trump’s immigration policy as ‘simply un-American’

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The mayor of Philadelphia launched an impassioned tirade against President Donald Trump, following the administration’s announcement it will be ending ending protection for Haitian immigrants. Kenney said Trump’s immigration policies were “simply un-American” and said the...

Jared Kushner Reportedly Showing Angst In Mueller Probe, Worried They’ll ‘Get’ Donald Trump

Jared Kushner is reportedly growing nervous over Robert Mueller’s investigation and is worried that the probe will “get” President Donald Trump. The revelation was published on Tuesday by Vanity Fair, which is reporting on a flurry of details to come out of the West Wing concerning the investigation. Show More Summary

Did Secretary of State Tillerson violate child soldiers law?

The State Department is defending Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after his own employees accused him of violating a law meant to stop the use of child soldiers. Tillerson left Afghanistan, Iraq and Burma off a list of countries using child soldiers, prompting State officials to take the unusual step of sending an unsigned dissent memo. Margaret Brennan reports.

Gary Cohn Faked Bad Connection in Conference Call to Get Trump Off the Phone: Report

White House staffers continue to treat the president like a child. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn faked a bad phone connection in order to fool President Donald Trump into hanging up — because it was the only way to get him to stop talking. Show More Summary

Trump Wants Ivanka and Jared Kushner to Return to New York: Report

The president appears to have lost faith in his son-in-law's political advice. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has not been impressed by the amateur efforts of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. He's increasingly...Show More Summary

"The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.

Donald Trump’s Hometown Papers Denounce His Roy Moore Support

A day after President Donald Trump defended Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama accused of sexually abusing teenage girls, the president’s hometown papers agree: Trump is backing a “perv.” One of those rare days when...Show More Summary

Miami's iconic offshore Stiltsville survived Hurricane Irma

9 minutes agoNews : The Lookout

MIAMI (AP) — Stiltsville, a stubborn relic of Miami's less-glitzy past as a sun-soaked outpost, has survived Hurricane Irma's brutal winds and waves, much to the surprise of the landmark's caretakers and fans.

Prison Sentence for Ex-Olympian Oscar Pistorius in Girlfriend's Death More Than Doubles

The former track star, known as '"Blade Runner," was charged with the murder of model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

What is the future of the Syrian Democratic Forces?

Confrontation 'looming' between SDF and FSA, with the pair at odds over the reasons for a major military defection.

On Soccer: The Big Six and … Burnley? A Success Story Confounds the Statisticians

22 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

Almost a third of the way into the season, seventh-place Burnley has overcome all expectations — even its own.

Religious harmony in Cuba

A diversity of religious communities populate the capital Havana.

Turkey says Trump told Erdogan won't give Syria Kurds more arms

22 minutes agoNews : The Lookout

President Donald Trump has informed Ankara that the US will no longer supply weapons to the Syrian Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday. Trump delivered the message during what the Turkish presidency called a "productive" phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday. Show More Summary

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Mayan women share challenges they face every day in Guatemala, which has one of the highest femicide rates in the world.

UC Santa Barbara survives Prairie View A&M 69-66

31 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

Max Heidegger scored 30 and kept UC Santa Barbara close enough to sneak past Prairie View A&M in the final minutes 69-66 on Friday night        

No. 18 Purdue beats No. 2 Arizona 89-64 for 7th in Atlantis

44 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

Dakota Mathias scored 24 points to help No. 18 Purdue roll past No. 2 Arizona 89-64 in the seventh-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis, sending the Wildcats home with three losses in three days        

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