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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Trips Could Fund Some Government Agencies For a Year

The White House has come to the defense of President Donald Trump as questions mount over his frequent and expensive trips to Mar-a-Lago, his …

Syrian rebels launch second Damascus attack in three days | Reuters

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels stormed a government-held area in northeastern Damascus on Tuesday for the second time in three days, sources on both sides of the fighting said, in the opposition’s first such large scale foray in over four years in the capital.<p>A view shows an empty street …

Middle East

Is Rex Tillerson the weakest secretary of state of all time?

He has seemingly met with roughly the same number of heads of state over the last few months as Trump’s daughter Ivanka<p>The audio transcript of Tillerson’s first sit-down interview since becoming secretary of state, with a reporter from the conservative news agency the Independent Journal Review, …

U.S. State Department

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Trump says Dems rushed Obamacare through Congress, as GOP prepares to rush repeal through Congress

At President Donald Trump’s rally in Louisville Monday night, he gave attendees a history lesson that came off as rather ironic.<p>“It’s important to realize how we got to Obamacare in the first place,” the president said. “Back in 2009 and 2010, House and Senate Democrats forced through a 2,700-page …

No, over there! Our case-by-case guide to the Trump distraction technique

In the first two months of his presidency Donald Trump has proved himself to be – if nothing else – a master of distraction.<p>His critics say that Trump’s chaotic time in charge has followed a now familiar pattern. Bad – or embarrassing – news emerges, then Trump either blurts out some tweets, or …

Donald Trump

Owl Gives a Hug to Her Rescuer After Seeing Him Again

A great horned owl named GiGi was rescued by Wild at Heart Rescue in Mississippi, after being found with lots of injuries that were assumed to come …

FBI and NSA Grilling Proves There Is No ‘Deep State’

Saboteurs don’t do investigations; James Comey wouldn’t even impugn the president’s men. So much for the secret anti-Trump cabal.<p>Not four months into …

Trump's Tweet Doesn't Pass His Own Staff's Fact-Check — & Twitter Claps Back

You've likely noticed that the leader of the free world does not have the best Twitter manners — or any manners, for that matter. Nor does he — that …

David Cameron jokes he doesn't have to hear Donald Trump 'wiretaps' anymore

David Cameron has joked that he does not have to listen to US president Donald Trump's "wiretapped" conversations anymore, now that he is no longer prime minister.<p>In a speech at Brown University, the American Ivy League institution on Monday evening, Mr Cameron addressed the unsubstantiated White …

United Kingdom

Venom from the funnel web spider could prevent brain damage from strokes after 'world-first discovery'

Venom from the deadly funnel web spider can be used to protect the brain from devastating stroke damage, scientists have found.<p>Australian researchers were sequencing the DNA of the venom when they discovered a compound, which they say could protect brain cells even when injected hours after a …

Medical Research

Kellyanne Conway may regret this old Clinton tweet in light of the FBI’s Trump investigation

In yet another edition of “Don’t mock somebody else’s FBI investigation in your tweets if your friend is also under FBI investigation,” we present …

Spicer says Donald Trump's $3-million trips to Mar-a-Lago are "part of being president"

President Donald Trump has spent five of the nine weekends since becoming president at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, costing …

Russian hackers were likely surprised by blowback from cyberattacks on U.S. elections, analysts say

The Russian cyberattacks that targeted last year's U.S. presidential elections were as much about wanting to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House as about proving to the world that the Kremlin was capable of pulling off this feat, a leading Russian expert on cybersecurity said …

Russia

Restored and declassified videos reveal power of Cold War nuclear tests

In the thick of Cold War tensions from 1945 to 1962, the United States carried out a whopping 210 atmospheric nuclear tests, with multiple cameras …

Ivanka Trump's Company Sued By Clothing Rival Over 'Unfair' Kellyanne Conway Plug

Lawsuit claims that president’s daughter has been “exploiting the power and prestige of the White House for personal gain” since the election<p>Ivanka …

Donald Trump

Durbin: Gorsuch nomination is part of Republican strategy

On the first day of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing, Democrats noted the Republicans’ refusal to even hold hearings on President Obama’s …

Less Than One-Quarter Of The Public Thinks Donald Trump Is Respected By Other Leaders

And most think that's a problem.<p>Most Americans don’t think President Donald Trump is respected by other international leaders, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds.<p>Just 24 percent of those polled say leaders of other countries around the world have respect for Trump, while 55 percent say they don’t …

Donald Trump

James Comey, who had alerted Congress about possible additional Clinton emails, says FBI “needs to protect people’s privacy”

“We needed to make sure we don’t get other people clues as to where we are going,” Comey says<p>In his congressional testimony on Monday, FBI Director James Comey confirmed that there was an ongoing investigation into connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government.<p>He …