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Leaked Emails Show Effort to Get Rex Tillerson Fired

The BBC has obtained leaked emails that show a lobbying effort to get US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sacked for failing to support the United Arab Emirates against regional rival Qatar. Major Trump fundraiser and UAE-linked businessman...Show More Summary

The Trial Against Kobach Kicks Off: Here’s What You Should Know

Blocked from voting, three Kansans took the stand against Kris Kobach and the law that disenfranchised them. Tuesday was the first day of the Fish v. Kobach voting rights trial. The ACLU and Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas,...Show More Summary

John Kerry, State Dept In Crosshairs As House Intel Committee Enters "Phase Two" Of Investigation

The House Select Committee on Intelligence has John Kerry in its crosshairs - as Congressional investigators explore what involvement, if any, the former Secretary of State had in the unverified "Steele dossier" which relied on intelligence...Show More Summary

Trump Eyes Retired Diplomat for Top Africa Envoy Role

The decision comes as Tillerson departs on his first tour of the continent as secretary of state.

Tillerson heads to Africa with explaining to do for Trump

last weekNews : The Lookout

WASHINGTON (AP) — As far as Africa's concerned, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Trump administration have some explaining to do.

Romney Says He’s Not a Fan of Putin Either

Mitt Romney told KSL-TV that he can’t comment on a recent report that suggested the Kremlin had blocked him from becoming Secretary of State. Said Romney: “I don’t know what the president’s process was in determining his secretary of state, [...]

Prehistoric Native American Burial Site Found Off Florida Coast

Florida could use some good news these days and this certainly fits the bill – at least for the Gulf Coast city of Venice and archeologists. On February 28, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced in a press release that a human tooth found by a diver in 2016 has led archaeologists to an unprecedented... Read more »

U.S. to provide more than $533 million in aid amid African conflicts, drought

The United States will give more than $533 million in humanitarian aid for victims of conflicts and drought in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and the West and Central African countries bordering Lake Chad, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

California Is Fighting Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan but Exxon, Koch Already Drill There.

Public officials throughout the state of California have made headlines for loudly opposing Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's decision to approve offshore drilling in California and throughout the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf region.  This...Show More Summary

Christopher Steele: Russia ‘blocked’ Romney as Secretary of State

According to the New Yorker profile, Steele relayed information that senior Kremlin officials had intervened to block Romney as Trump’s choice.

The Confederacy's Secret Weapon: The Civil War Illustrations of Frank Vizetelly

by Douglas W. BostickFrom the publisher:Sent to the United States as a war correspondent for the Illustrated London News, Frank Vizetelly quickly found himself in hot water with the Federal secretary of war when his depictions of Bull Run hit the papers. Show More Summary

Jared Kushner Denied Access To State Secrets

General John Kelly, Secretary General of the White House, has suspended the accreditation to access to State Secrets, granted to Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's Special Adviser. Although the US Press presents this issue by evoking the judicial woes of President Trump's son-in-law, they are unaware of the reasons for this decision. Show More Summary

Africa: The Quiet Pivot

Next week Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make the White House’s first official state visit to the African Continent. Tillerson will make stops in Djibouti, Chad, Nigeria, Kenya, and Ethiopia where the African Union resides. The focus will be on countering Islamic extremism, advancing good governance, and fostering trade. Show More Summary

Sonny Day at Commodity Classic

A lot of drama and speculation preceded the appearance of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at Commodity Classic, thanks to some reports questioning his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), so he wasted no time in stating his “unequivocal” support for the law. Show More Summary

Corbyn's Labour

What a state the Labour Party is in these days as anti-EU, pro-Brexit leftist ideologues battle to get their friends and political allies into key party positions. Two union colleagues of the Unite general secretary Len McCluskey have...Show More Summary

In a Bizarre Move Ethics Commission Activists File Two Additional Versions of Their Ballot Measure With the Secretary of State

Back in late January a group of left wing activists calling themselves North Dakotans for Public Integrity submitted a ballot measure to create a state ethics commission to Secretary of State Al Jaeger for approval. In late FebruaryShow More Summary

“Louisiana governor calls on top elections officer to resign”

AP: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging his state’s top elections officer to step down after the man was accused of sexually harassing an employee. The Democratic governor said Wednesday that Republican Secretary of State Tom Schedler “should immediately … Continue reading ?

End the long war in Afghanistan already

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

In 2010, diplomat Richard Holbrooke wrote a secret memo to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton regarding the war in

Billy Graham will lie in state at Capitol. Here are the 33 other people who received honor

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The tradition first began in 1852, when Sen. Henry Clay, who had also served as Speaker of the House and secretary of State, died.        

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