Month: Oct, 2019

Lawmaker and Trump official get into heated argument over ‘white supremacy’ remark

Lawmaker and Trump official get into heated argument over ‘white supremacy’ remark

Acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ken Cuccinelli, and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) got into a heated argument during a cong...

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Green Beret who fought in Afghanistan

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Green Beret who fought in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Special Forces Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams on Wednesday.

Pentagon releases first images from raid that killed ISIS leader

Pentagon releases first images from raid that killed ISIS leader

The Pentagon released newly declassified video and images Wednesday of the daring, two hour raid targeting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi that shows US forces taking small arms fire from multiple locations as their helicopters approached the compound.

Twitter’s Announcement on Banning Political Ads Is a Subtweet of Mark Zuckerberg

Twitter’s Announcement on Banning Political Ads Is a Subtweet of Mark Zuckerberg

The move follows Facebook's heavily criticized decision not to fact-check political ads.

Twitter bans political advertisements from its platform

Twitter bans political advertisements from its platform

Social media site makes business decision to banish such expressions from its service - and Facebook could be next.

Trump’s Russia Director To Leave National Security Council Amid Impeachment Inquiry

Trump’s Russia Director To Leave National Security Council Amid Impeachment Inquiry

Tim Morrison, a White House official asked to testify Thursday in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, is expected to leave the National Security Council imminently, three sources told NPR.

Long-awaited Syrian constitutional committee meets for first time

Long-awaited Syrian constitutional committee meets for first time

The 150 representatives of gov't, opposition and civil society due to work on governing document for war-torn country.

Goats help save Reagan library from destruction as California wildfire threatens

Goats help save Reagan library from destruction as California wildfire threatens

Flames from the Easy Fire were within a few feet of the Reagan library. Goats, which graze on grass around the property, helped prevent their spread.

Chile protests: What prompted the unrest?

Chile protests: What prompted the unrest?

At least 20 people have been killed in protests over inequality in the worst unrest to hit the country in decades.

Top State Department Official Confirms Smear Campaign Against Ousted Ukraine Envoy

Top State Department Official Confirms Smear Campaign Against Ousted Ukraine Envoy

John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, told lawmakers he believed the president’s personal lawyer was involved in the plot to remove the ambassador to Ukraine.