Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir held talks in Baghdad with Iraq's leadership Saturday, the first such visit by a chief diplomat from the kingdom since 2003. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi received Jubeir and his accompanying delegation, a statement from his office said, a key step in efforts to normalise frosty ties. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump chose a familiar venue for his first dinner out in Washington, D.C. since becoming president. The commander in chief surprised patrons when his motorcade arrived at the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Show More Summary
A mere 44 percent of Americans approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing as a newly inaugurated commander in chief. In contrast, 48 percent of Americans say they disapprove of Trump’s performance, according to the NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll conducted Feb. Show More Summary
The father of the Navy SEAL killed in a botched Yemen raid last month wants an investigation into the White House-ordered operation that claimed his son’s life. Bill Owens, the father of Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens, theShow More Summary
Soon after taking office, President Donald Trump made his first military command and ordered a raid in Yemen that resulted in the deaths of civilians, including an 8-year-old girl and Chief Petty Officer William "Ryan" Owens. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dismissed reports that White House Chief of Staff Reince Preibus reached out to the FBI and other intelligence officials for help in pushing back on claims of Russian involvement in the U.S. election by saying he and other Trump staffers are new to governing....
Feb 26 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Aviva Premiership matches on Sunday RESULTS Bristol Rugby 12 Bath Rugby 11 Wasps 35 Gloucester Rugby 22 STANDINGS P W D L F A B Pts 1. Wasps 16 12 1 3 513 368 10 60 2. Exeter Chiefs 16 9 3 4 456 320 12 54 3. Saracens 16 11 1 4 382 220 7 53 4. Bath Rugby 16 10 0 6 359 270 8 48 5. Leicester Tigers 16 10 0 6 396 309 7 47 6. Nor
Leicester made a mistake sacking Claudio Ranieri but the "buck stops" with the manager for poor performances, Daily Mail chief sports writer Oliver Holt says.
PlayStation chief Andrew House told The New York Times late last week that PlayStation VR has sold 915,000 units as of February 19. That puts the device on a path to exceed the company’s goal of one million sold in the first six months. Read more...
New Democratic Party leader ridicules Trump's tweet that party election was rigged Feb. 26, 2017, 10:02 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: New DNC chief decries Trump's tweet that party election was rigged White House bats down calls for special prosecutor...
Virginia governor says Homeland Security chief clarified the policy in a private briefing Sunday.
Someone from Samsung had to go on stage at the world’s largest mobile conference and offer a mea culpa for the company’s exploding Galaxy Note7. David Lowes, chief marketing officer for Samsung Electronics Europe, drew the short straw. “The past six months have undoubtedly been one of the most challenging in our company’s history,” Lowes said. “We […]
A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, reports the AP. Police Chief Michael Harrison said the suspect is being investigated for driving while intoxicated. Harrison said...
From the Herald-Leader: An Eastern Kentucky police chief has removed large decals with the Punisher skull and “Blue Lives Matter” from eight police cars after a backlash following the publication of a Herald-Leader story. The Catlettsburg Police department, which employs eight full-time and two part-time officers for a population of about 2,500, featured the images […]
Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, state television reported. The TV report quoted navy chief Adm. Habibollah Sayyari as saying the two-day maneuver will cover an area of 772,000 square...
On Saturday, President Trump announced via Twitter that he would not attend the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, ending tireless speculation about whether the newly minted commander in chief would show up at the annual journalism gala to roast and be roasted by a Washington press corps with which he has had a combative relationship. But will […]
The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency said he understood why some Americans want to see his agency eliminated completely.
The Navy is recruiting Sailors to become recruit division commanders (RDCs) at Recruit Training Command, the Navy's only boot camp, and Officer Training Command, as announced in the NAVADMIN 042/17 message, released Feb. 23. Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. R. P.
Click here for reuse options! Peter Newsham defends past mass arrests that cost city millions in legal judgments. At a time when the right to protest in the nation’s capital has never been more important, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Malcolm Nance believes the White House is trying to deflect attention away from its ties to the Kremlin. Appearing on MSNBC, an intelligence analyst hammered White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus for...Show More Summary