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Week 22: Trump Singes Fingers Trying to Torch Dossier

Questioning who paid for the salacious document, the president reveals his real fear of its contents.<p>Like a poker player whose flagrant tell gives him away, President Donald Trump telegraphed a twitchy bit of direction to Trump Tower scandal-watchers this week. Or was it indirection? After the …

Politics

Donald Trump says on Twitter he will likely release long-awaited ‘JFK’ files

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Saturday that he will allow the release of the long-awaited “JFK” files.<p>“I will be allowing, as …

World News

Donald Trump Planning War? Fears Rise Over Executive Order Recalling Retired Service Members To Active Duty

Donald Trump is stoking fears that he could be preparing war after he issued an executive order that will allow the Air Force to recall up to 1,000 …

Military

10 Ways to Secure Your Identity for Free

According to Javelin Strategy & Research<b>,</b> identity thieves stole $16 billion from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016, compared with $15.3 billion …

Personal Finance

It Didn’t Just Start Now: John Kelly Has Always Been a Hard-Right Bully

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s gruesome defense Thursday of President Trump’s call to the widow of Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson was …

Foreign Policy

Talking North Korea and Iran With Israel's Rocket Man

Yitzhak Ben-Israel thinks Kim's cyberwarriors are third-rate, U.S. missile defense is good, and the Iran deal is a keeper.<p>Success, it is said, has many fathers, and that is certainly the case of Israel’s astonishing achievements in the areas of missile defense and cybersecurity.<p>But if anyone is …

North Korea

U.S. Troops On North-South Korea Border Gear Up Amid War Threat

Increasing tensions between the Washington and Pyongyang feel different from the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Col. John Mountford discusses life in the artillery brigade at Camp Casey.

News (U.S.)

Countries around the world are issuing travel warnings about the USA

America the dangerous?<p>More and more countries are warning their citizens about the potential hazards of vacationing in the United States, according …

US Virgin Islands

When Journalists Decried JFK’s ‘Lies’ and Fake News Cries

‘The president has been listening to a few advisers who have the scornful idea that it’s proper the press speak only when spoken to, or reports the news with “one-sided fairness.”’<p>History has certainly been kind to John F. Kennedy in assessing his performance during the 13 days of the Cuban Missile …

Journalism

5 Questions on the Latest Laptop Ban Proposal

First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on …

Aviation

The Real Halloween Scare: The U.S. Ran a $666 Billion Deficit Last Year

Americans haven’t been spooked by government debt lately, but fate seems to have provided a Halloween-themed wakeup call: the Treasury Department …

Economy

Monthly High-Dividend Stock Yields 9%, With Qualified Dividends And Major Growth

This stock yields 9.18%, with a 54.80% dividend payout ratio.<p>Free cash flow grew 55%, net income grew 68%, and revenue grew 43% in the past four …

Stocks

Are US Aircraft Carriers Unsinkable? No othe

The bottom line on aircraft carrier survivability is that only a handful of countries can credibly pose a threat to America's most valuable warships, …

Military

Billionaire Ken Fisher Reveals the Stocks to Own in This Bull Market

Given where we are in the bull market, investors should own certain types of stocks according to billionaire Ken Fisher, founder and executive …

Investing

U.S. international Johnson scores first goal of season in Monchengladbach defeat

Left out of the U.S. squad that failed to qualify for the World Cup, the midfielder netted in Bundesliga action Saturday<p>U.S. international Fabian Johnson scored his first goal of the 2017-18 campaign in Borussia Monchengladbach's 5-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.<p>The 29-year-old found the …

Soccer

How North Korea Could Start the Unthinkable: War Between America and China

And here is how it could go down.War on the Korean Peninsula is almost too horrible to contemplate.Nuclear-armed adversaries, fighting in densely …

War

U.S. promises ‘ironclad’ commitment to South Korea with show of force against North

BUSAN, Korea, Republic Of – U.S. naval commanders on Saturday reiterated Washington’s “ironclad” commitment to defend South Korea against North …

North Korea

Somalia is preparing for a 'state of war' as truck bomb death toll reaches 358

• <b>Somalia's president urged the military to prepare for a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group.</b>• <b><br>The US will play a supporting role in the offensive.</b>• <b><br>The death toll from the truck bombing reached 358 and dozens are still missing.</b><p>Somalia’s president on Saturday urged troops to prepare for …

Terrorism

Hillary Clinton, Canadian company at heart of controversy Trump and his supporters want to resurrect

It’s the Russia controversy that President Donald Trump and his supporters would love the world to focus on, and it centres largely around a …

Hillary Clinton

Trump: Raqqa fall 'critical breakthrough,' end of Islamic State in sight

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed the defeat of Islamic State fighters in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa as "a critical breakthrough" in a worldwide campaign against the militants.<p>On Friday, the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) formally announced Raqqa's …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Turkish banks could face big U.S. fines over Iran: report

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Six Turkish banks face billions of dollars of fines from U.S. authorities over alleged violations of sanctions with Iran, the Haberturk newspaper reported on Saturday, citing senior banking sources.<p>The report could not be verified by Reuters. Two senior Turkish economy …

World News

The History of Russian Involvement in America's Race Wars

From propaganda posters to Facebook ads, 80-plus years of Russian meddling.<p>According to a spate of recent reports, accounts tied to the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency—a Russian “troll factory”— used social media and Google during the 2016 electoral campaign to deepen political and …

Politics

President Trump To Release JFK Files

President Trump announced on Twitter that he will be releasing the classified JFK files on Oct. 26. The move will allow thousands of documents …

Politics

More Afghan Soldiers Are Going Missing in the U.S., Report Says

U.S. military has canceled training slots this year in an effort to prevent desertions from increasing further<p>WASHINGTON—A rising number of Afghan military trainees are going missing in the U.S., a government watchdog report said on Friday, a problem that is harming coalition efforts to stand up a …

Afghanistan

Stop Criticizing Donald Trump. Vladimir Putin Says So.

Well, that changes everything!<p>If you want to be a good American, listen to Vladimir Putin and stop criticizing Donald Trump.<p>That’s the “helpful” suggestion the Russian president made Thursday at a foreign affairs conference in Sochi, according to the state-run Tass news agency.<p>“Mr. Trump was …

Russia

Hamilton completes U.S. Grand Prix practice sweep

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Formula One title favorite Lewis Hamilton was fastest in final practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel closing the gap after putting the previous day's problems behind him.<p>Hamilton, who can secure a fourth world championship on Sunday if …

Auto Racing

Mexico joins legal fight against Texas sanctuary cities law

Mexico has joined a legal battle against a Texas law cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities, one of the toughest of its kind in the U.S.<p>The …

News (U.S.)

The failed U.S. attempt at a Kirkuk compromise

The U.S. tried to form a compromise between Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Kurdistan Regional Government over the weekend, but …

Donald Trump

The flag, the military, police shootings, the NFL and Trump get the barbershop treatment at Tolliver's

“Do you notice anything different?” Lawrence Tolliver asked Thursday when I walked into his South Los Angeles barbershop.<p>Yes, as a matter of fact. He’s really cleaned the place up.<p>Tolliver’s always had photos of his heroes on the walls, but he’s added many more to the collection, turning the clip …

Racism

Facebook and Google are spending big money to lobby on Russia, sex trafficking and immigration

Along with Apple and Amazon, tech’s new lobbying data show they’re under siege in the nation’s capital.<p>Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google spent a combined $14.2 million lobbying the U.S. government last quarter, as some in the tech industry began to weather an investigation into Russia’s election …

Technology (India)