• Senate OKs bill to help veterans get medical care outside VA
Senate OKs bill to help veterans get medical care outside VA

Both bills passed Tuesday by unanimous vote. The Veterans Choice Program provide veterans with access to medical care through civilian providers when their local VA facilities face long wait times, lack available specialists or if the veteran lives more than 40 miles from the closest VA facility that provides the type of care they need.

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  • Trump compares Afghan war to remodeling of 21 Club
Trump compares Afghan war to remodeling of 21 Club

Nicholson in particular, repeatedly suggesting during the meeting that Nicholson should be fired "because he is not winning" the conflict. Trump has not met Nicholson and his military advisers reportedly offered to set up a meeting in order to help ease Trump's concerns.

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  • Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russia sanctions
Trump administration sends conflicting signals on Russia sanctions

U.S. -Russia tensions intensified after the U.S. Congress passed new sanctions against Russian Federation and Moscow responded by expelling U.S. diplomats and seizing diplomatic properties. 2017 represents the 25th anniversary of U.S. Pence is the highest-ranking American official of the current administration to visit Georgia and the larger Ca...

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  • Feds investigating freight train derailment, tank auto fire in PA
Feds investigating freight train derailment, tank auto fire in PA

No injuries were reported after the crash in Hyndman, about 100 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, but CSX warned customers of service disruptions on trains and shipments over a almost 80-mile stretch between Connellsville, Pennsylvania, and Cumberland, Maryland.

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  • Troopers investigate 11-year-old girl's death as homicide
Troopers investigate 11-year-old girl's death as homicide

Brower is set to reappear in court on Thursday, at 9 a.m. O'Connor, 11, of Morris, was deceased. Police say the girl, from Morris in neighboring Otsego County, was dead when they arrived at the scene. Brower was arraigned before Chenango County Court Judge Frank Revoir and sent to Chenango County jail without bail pending appearance in court, offic...

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  • Russian private citizens fighting for Syria's Assad are volunteers
Russian private citizens fighting for Syria's Assad are volunteers

Reuters said its figure has been confirmed by those who knew the deceased, local officials, or other media outlets. Russia has dismissed as a "myth" a report by Reuters about a rise in the number of Russian military casualties in Syria this year.

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  • Lukaku, Bonucci, Matic: The XI PSG could have bought instead of Neymar
Lukaku, Bonucci, Matic: The XI PSG could have bought instead of Neymar

Barcelona tweeted shortly after the radio report that Neymar did not train on Wednesday with the permission of the coach. "The club refer to the buy-out clause of his existing contract which as of July 1 totals € 222 million ". On top of that, Neymar will receive a five-year contract and will be paid an annual salary of $53 million (€45 mi...

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  • Paul Ryan Is Getting Serious About Building the Wall
Paul Ryan Is Getting Serious About Building the Wall

Mexico has officially opposed many of Trump's initiatives, including his claim that Mexico would pay for a border wall. Trump and Peña Nieto did meet at the G-20 summit, but Mexico has also characterized that conversation in very different terms.

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  • Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North
Warrant Issued For Northwestern Professor In Stabbing Murder In River North

Lathem and Warren are wanted for the death of 26-year-old Trenton H. James Cornell-Duranleau, who was found stabbed to death in an apartment in the Grand Plaza Apartments at 540 N. Lathem worked as a researcher at Northwestern for 10 years. Pictured Chicago hairstylist and murder victim, Trenton Cornell-Duranleau. According to an obit...

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  • Unification Ministry: S. Korea, US on Same Page on N. Korea
Unification Ministry: S. Korea, US on Same Page on N. Korea

While claiming that " only the North Koreans are to blame for this situation ", Tillerson once again voiced Washington's long-standing position that China should pressure its neighbor to halt its nuclear ambitions. The heads of the US and South Korean militaries also discussed "military response options" after North Korea's launch, the Pentagon sai...

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  • Arming Ukraine to escalate conflict, Russian Federation tells US
Arming Ukraine to escalate conflict, Russian Federation tells US

On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported citing USA diplomats and military officials that the US state and defense departments had devised a plan to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles and other weaponry. Ukraine is a major coal producer, but most of its mines are located in the separatist Donbas region. Centrenergo boss Oleg Kozemko said...

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  • Turkey's military leadership gathers in Ankara
Turkey's military leadership gathers in Ankara

The new army chief was said to be General Yasar Guler, now head of the gendarmerie who was abducted for several hours during last year's coup effort. Following the attempted putsch, the government's changes included discharging 149 generals, nearly half of the military's entire contingent at the time of 358.

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  • Alert: Trump May Take Trade Action Against China
Alert: Trump May Take Trade Action Against China

Trump has always been a critic of Chinese trade practices but his interest in penalizing Beijing has risen because of his concern at what he perceives to be Chinese inaction on reining in increasingly belligerent North Korea . China's Ministry of Commerce did not immediately respond to a faxed request for comment. "Both China and Europe also ban...

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  • White House adviser, CNN reporter clash over immigration
White House adviser, CNN reporter clash over immigration

The poem that you're referring to that was added later is not actually part of the original Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty says, "Give me your exhausted, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free ". Additionally, former classmates of Miller's told Univision Noticias that he used to mock children of Asian and Hispa...

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  • Yemen food crisis is man-made; economic strangulation used as war tactic
Yemen food crisis is man-made; economic strangulation used as war tactic

Some 1,900 people have already succumbed to cholera , with the United Nations having recorded nearly 400,000 new cases in the past four months. Save the Children said children under the age of 15 are now accounting for about 44 percent of new cases and 32 percent of fatalities in Yemen where a devastating civil war and economic collapse has le...

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  • Senate Republicans Finally Begin to Give Up on Trump
Senate Republicans Finally Begin to Give Up on Trump

Among the few scraps of information doled out to the public was a statement last week from the "big six" - the top GOP leaders of both the House and Senate as well as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Gary Cohn .

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  • Rex Tillerson calls for dialogue with North Korea
Rex Tillerson calls for dialogue with North Korea

President Donald Trump's administration has said all options are on the table in dealing with North Korea, including military ones. Mr Tillerson repeated calls for North Korea's neighbour and ally China, which has urged a resumption of talks with Pyongyang, to use its influence to create the conditions for "productive dialogue".

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  • White House: Gen. John Kelly Has 'Full Authority' over White House Staff
White House: Gen. John Kelly Has 'Full Authority' over White House Staff

It is the first condemnation of the comments from the President. Trump's legislative agenda, capped by a failure to pass a health care plan, has languished on Capitol Hill and Trump will likely leave for his August vacation without passing a sweeping legislative win.

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  • In the old neighborhood, we knew all about the Mooch
In the old neighborhood, we knew all about the Mooch

After being hired on July 21, he unleashed a tirade against Trump's staff, including Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus in an interview with New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza - all amid a sea of controversy - Scaramucci decided it was best he step down Monday.

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  • President Trump's daughter-in-law now hosts 'real news' show on his Facebook page
President Trump's daughter-in-law now hosts 'real news' show on his Facebook page

Trump recapped news from where the President is donating his salary to jobs, MS-13, and the awarding of the Medal of Valor to the congressional baseball shooting first responders. She reported that he also visited veterans in OH, while Vice President Mike Pence visited Walter Reed hospital to speak to wounded soldiers. Trump has been frustrated...

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