• HHS Secretary Spent Shocking Amount on Private Jets
HHS Secretary Spent Shocking Amount on Private Jets

Flight delays and no-shows would not do. A Gowdy spokeswoman didn't immediately return a request for comment. Price has traveled on taxpayer-funded charter flights at least 24 times since May, Politico also reported Thursday, citing people familiar with his travel plans and a review of HHS documents.

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  • Protesters Interrupt Comey's Speech At Howard University
Protesters Interrupt Comey's Speech At Howard University

Protesters in the bleachers, probably students, started singing " We shall not be moved ", and chanted "I love being black" when it came his time to talk. One student, 17-year-old Dave Cassell, said he agreed with the message of the protesters. "They just try to figure out what rebuttal they're going offer when you're done speaking".

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  • U.S. is on its own when dealing with North Korea
U.S. is on its own when dealing with North Korea

Speaking to reporters Monday, Defense Secretary James Mattis said North Korea is "intentionally doing provocations that seem to press against the envelope for just how far can they push without going over some kind of a line in their minds that would make them vulnerable".

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  • Rumors of shooting at Geneva High School prompt extra security
Rumors of shooting at Geneva High School prompt extra security

Between 250-300 students attended high school Thursday despite still "dealing with the emotion" of the shooting, according to a statement on the Mattoon School District website . "We feel like we've got the only shooter and participant in custody", the officer continued. The shooter, they said, was a male freshman who had just returned to school f...

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  • Emma Stone: I've been in therapy since the age of seven
Emma Stone: I've been in therapy since the age of seven

Emma played the real-life tennis champ Billie Jean King competing against Bobby Riggs ( Steve Carell ) in the feminist comedy Battle of the Sexes , which hits U.S. As Stone's T-shirt indicates, King easily defeated Riggs 6-4 6-3 6-3, making her an instant feminist icon. As for the new movie, Stone claimed that she had to bulk up for the rol...

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  • SC to take final decision on Rohingyas: Rajnath
SC to take final decision on Rohingyas: Rajnath

Three days after Union home minister Rajnath Singh and the Centre hurriedly claimed that an affidavit that termed Rohingya Muslims a "threat to national security" was "inadvertently" sent to lawyers representing two members of the ethnic minority in a deportation case in the Supreme Court and that it was "incomplete", the Centre, on Monday, fil...

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  • Spain declares North Korean ambassador persona non grata
Spain declares North Korean ambassador persona non grata

Malaysia already expelled the North Korean ambassador in March following the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the older half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. We consider the implications of the Kim regime's latest nuclear tests . The country flight-tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July.

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  • Calcutta HC lifts Bengal ban on Durga idol immersion
Calcutta HC lifts Bengal ban on Durga idol immersion

VHP on Sashtra PujanIn another jolt to state government, Vishwa Hindu Parishad has got permission from Calcutta High Court for "Sashtra pujan". Rajeev Kumar, the commissioner of Kolkata Police, said at least 2,600 community puja organisers have already obtained permission from the administration for immersion.

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  • Australia readying trip for 50 refugees to US
Australia readying trip for 50 refugees to US

The Manus Island detention centre is due to close at the end of October, and tensions on the island have been rising. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull thanked US President Donald Trump for honouring the deal with the Obama administration and said about 25 refugees from both Manus Island and Nauru would be resettled.

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  • Trump's jabs set up 1st big US-Iran talks of his presidency
Trump's jabs set up 1st big US-Iran talks of his presidency

Crippling economic sanctions on Iran were lifted after the International Atomic Energy Agency certified Iran had restricted sensitive nuclear activities. Macron said he had not given up on convincing U.S. President Donald Trump, who has called the deal "the worst ever", to change his mind. Rouhani believes such a decision to be essentially pointl...

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  • Erdogan Supporters Beat Protesters in New York City
Erdogan Supporters Beat Protesters in New York City

Footage posted by Voice of America's Turkish agency shows groups of men in suits forcing people out of the hall - and in at least two cases, protesters were hit in the head while being held. The list of suspects included 12 Turkish security officials. Hours before Trump met Erdogan for talks, Erdogan supporters punched and kicked three pro...

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  • Trump says Middle East peace is a 'good chance'
Trump says Middle East peace is a 'good chance'

Trump must decide by Oct 15 whether to certify that Iran is complying with the pact, a decision that could sink the deal. Rouhani said the United States and Israel have isolated themselves by opposing the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the other major powers.

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  • Trump talks war, total destruction before UN
Trump talks war, total destruction before UN

Asked to respond to Kim's statement, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told CNN on Thursday night, "Not at this time". North Korea has fired missiles over the coast of Japan, and has tested atomic weapons . Trump on Friday renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim. The remark indicated fresh openness for talks with Pyongyang , ...

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  • Feds tell state officials Russians tried to hack elections
Feds tell state officials Russians tried to hack elections

The Department of Homeland Security called Wyman personally to tell her of the activity, he said. Secretary of State Kim Wyman of Washington state issued a statement on "security protocols" which had alerted her team to "these attempted intrusions by Russian IP addresses throughout the course of the 2016 election".

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  • Pakistan must crush militant hideouts, says Afghan president
Pakistan must crush militant hideouts, says Afghan president

In a meeting with Afghanistan's leader, U.S. President Donald Trump has praised the combat efforts to drive the Taliban and terror groups out of Afghanistan. Trump, during the meeting with the Afghan President, discussed their campaign against terrorism in the war-torn country. Afghanistan today accused Pakistan that it was diverting the atte...

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  • Manafort offered 'private briefings' on Trump campaign to Russian billionaire
Manafort offered 'private briefings' on Trump campaign to Russian billionaire

Manafort made an offer that seems to investigators "created a potential opening for Russian interests at the highest level of a USA presidential campaign". "Now we should point out that Paul Manafort lived in Trump Tower ", WMAL "Mornings on the Mall" host Vince Coglianese said to Prokupecz on Thursday.

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  • China vows to break 'malicious cycle' over North Korea
China vows to break 'malicious cycle' over North Korea

It has dragged down South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating. While acknowledging that China is not responsible for the crisis, the United States , nevertheless, is leaning heavily on it to check North Korea. This is because the South Korean capital, "Seoul was always so vulnerable" to North Korean conventional artillery attacks, whi...

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  • President Trump Sees a Boost in Poll Numbers After Bipartisan Deal
President Trump Sees a Boost in Poll Numbers After Bipartisan Deal

Trump's approval rating was virtually unchanged among Democratic voters, however. Though the poll did not gauge how the public feels about Trump's work with the Democrats on more polarizing issues like immigration, its findings may still cast a long shadow over the president's dealings with his unified GOP Congress.

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  • US, allies send fighters, bombers over Korean peninsula in show of force
US, allies send fighters, bombers over Korean peninsula in show of force

The president said: " Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime", mocking Kim even as he sketched out potentially cataclysmic consequences. Asked whether there were any military options the United States could take with North Korea that would not put Seoul at grave risk, Mr Mattis said there were, but declined to give detai...

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  • Trump Didn't Hold Back Against North Korea During His UN Speech
Trump Didn't Hold Back Against North Korea During His UN Speech

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. Trump will host a dinner for Latin American leaders with Vice President Mike Pence. It was, in other words, par ...

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