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Tillerson takes low-key approach as America's top diplomat

When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese … Click to Continue »

Trump's proposed big military budget no sure thing

Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It's not. Trump faces skeptical Democrats … Click to Continue »

AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countries

A senior administration official said the order, which Trump revised after federal courts held up his original immigration and refugee ban, will target only those same seven Muslim-majority countries — Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia,...Show More Summary

Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategy

(AP) — President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf. The president also drilled down on policy...Show More Summary

The Fight for Equal Pay

STV News reports that the Scottish Parliament is to investigate the effect of unequal pay in Scotland's public services and what the Scottish Government can do to tackle the issue. Well the answer is simple if you ask me - if employers...Show More Summary

Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoil

All of this has played out amid a steady drip of revelations about an FBI investigation into his campaign's contacts with Russian intelligence officials. Stung by the unrelenting criticism coming his way, Trump dismisses much of it as...Show More Summary

Just Eat It

Icelanders eat just about anything, but draw the line at cats and kittens in this spoof video poking fun at Donald Trump. So Good (19/02/17) Donald Trump may be a petulant, thin-skinned, self-obsessed, narcissist but on the plus side he has spawned a host of hilarious adverts spoofing his 'America First' message. Show More Summary

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the week

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen. Immigration agents newly empowered...Show More Summary

Kellyanne Plugs Ivanka

Here's one of Donald Trump's top advisers, Kellyanne Conway, using a live interview on the Fox News channel to encourage viewers to go out and buy Ivanka Trump's products. Incredibly this woman is still in her highly paid, publicly funded job.

The government faces a huge headache to protect Brits living in the EU post-Brexit

LONDON — The post-Brexit legal status of Brits living in Europe, as well as European Union citizens living in Britain, could become a huge headache for the government, according to multiple reports. The Observer on Sunday reported on...Show More Summary

Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson's presidency

An unvarnished celebrity outsider who pledged to represent the forgotten laborer took on an intellectual member of the Washington establishment looking to extend a political dynasty in the White House. "Both were elected presidents as...Show More Summary

Compare and Contrast

The BBC reports on steps being taken to tighten up the way domestic violence laws operate in England and Wales which begs comparison with what is going on in Russia. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-39011224 Domestic violence: Theresa MayShow More Summary

Oxford University is in talks to set up a Paris campus to keep EU links post-Brexit

Oxford University is in talks to open its first foreign campus to keep a foot in the European Union after Brexit. The Telegraph reported that the 700-year old university is considering opening a base in Paris to maintain EU funding links...Show More Summary

Big Fibs Over Brexit

In the forthcoming Stoke by-election Labour is keen to trumpet the fact that a Corbyn-led party is enthusiastically supporting Brexit. Real Fight Starts Here (10/02/17) The internet has been having a great old time with Jeremy Corbyn's...Show More Summary

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the week

In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen. Immigration agents newly empowered … Click to Continue »

Boston, patrolmen's union agree to 4-year, $68 million deal

Boston's mayor and its largest police union have agreed to a four-year, $68 million contract for its 1,500 patrol officers. The city's chief financial officer tells The Boston Globe members … Click to Continue »

Study: Struggling college students get a hand to graduate

Getting through college isn't easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. A new tool involving big data can help those … Click to Continue »

Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson's presidency

It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election. An unvarnished celebrity outsider who pledged to represent the forgotten laborer took on an intellectual member of the Washington establishment looking to … Click to Continue »

Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars

Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging … Click to Continue »

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