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Trump, frustrated by Afghan war, suggests firing United States commander

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Trump's suggestions of sacking him are a bit more frank than the public comments ahead of the dismissal of past commanders, but Nicholson's slightly over one year time as commander is roughly the norm. The meeting-which involved advisors and the president discussing the Trump administration's approach to a war that's spanned three presidents-took place over the course of two hours in the White House situation room. Read More »

Sean Spicer still plans to leave White House, official says

Moscow responded to the White House statement last weekend by ordering a reduction in the number of US diplomats in Russian Federation. Kelly then demanded that other advisers leave the room so he could speak to the president frankly. Despite the weak polls, Trump continues to diligently court his political base, and many remain loyal. "He is doing the best he can", said a Trump supporter in Youngstown, Ohio. Read More »

McMaster ousts second official on National Security Council

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A statement Wednesday says "General McMaster appreciates the good work accomplished in the NSC's Intelligence directorate under Ezra Cohen's leadership". intelligence. His dismissal follows the removal last week of retired Army Col. Derek Harvey , an influential voice on Iran, Syria and counterterrorism policy. Read More »

Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Banco Santander (Brasil) SA (BSBR)

Banco Santander S.A. (the Bank) is indirectly controlled by Banco Santander, S.A., and is an institution of the Financial and Prudential Group. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 44,742 shares of the bank's stock worth $262,000 after buying an additional 32,541 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

NY gives voter info to Trump's fraud commission

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Administration officials said the June request by the federal commission sought details about voters that would have been illegal for the state to turn over, such as parts of social security numbers. Instead, David said the information the Board of Elections provided on Wednesday was routinely given to the public and did not include that private, sensitize information. Read More »

Virgin or not? Patna medical college asks female employees

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It's a part of marital declaration form to be filled by all the employees and fresh recruits. The form, which was shared by ANI on its Twitter handle, asks men to declare whether or not they have more than one wife. This form is reportedly applicable for all the employees. Manish Mandal, IGIMS medical superintendent, however, denied that the use of the word "virgin" in the forms meant to know about women's premarital sexual habits. Read More »

Trump 'close to decision' on Chinese trade

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Following a potential investigation the USA could impose tariffs on Chinese imports or possibly take further action. The Trump administration is reportedly considering using rarely invoked USA trade laws to compel China to crack down on theft of copyrights, patents and other intellectual property and fend off technology-sharing demands from Beijing. Read More »

Democrats Lay Down Conditions For US Tax Reform Support

Senate Democrats and independents said Tuesday that upcoming legislation to rewrite the nation's tax code should ensure the middle class doesn't pay more and the "top 1 percent" doesn't pay less. Instead, the plan is to move on to an overhaul of the tax code. If they continue to choose to play politics with health care and actively - or even passively - work to sabotage the ACA, it would be more than sad. Read More »

Senate Committee Announces Bipartisan Health Care Hearing

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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, said the Senate health committee will hold bipartisan health care hearings on how to fix the individual market. "With Trumpcare rejected in the Senate, I'm glad to get to work on health care w/ @SenAlexander", she tweeted. Read More »

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit Southeast Asia

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The top diplomat also said Washington would be willing to hold talks with North Korea if they promise to be productive, saying there is "no future" for the country if it continues to develop its missile and nuclear programs. He said other options were "not particularly attractive". Tillerson characterized their conversation as "professional" following the US Congress' move to strengthen sanctions against Russian Federation and Moscow's response to reduce the number of US embassy workers ... Read More »

United States wants dialogue with North Korea 'at some point', says Rex Tillerson

His statement comes just days after Pyongyang tested its second intercontinental ballistic missile, prompting a show of military force from both the US and South Korea. "They do not see it in their interest for North Korea to have nuclear weapons, just as we do not see it in anyone's interest". China accounts for 90 per cent of economic activity with North Korea, Tillerson said, adding that the Chinese have been very clear with the USA that they share the same objective of a denuclearised ... Read More »

General Kelly Is In Command at the White House

New White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly believes he has convinced President Donald Trump to abandon his pledge to construct a large and lengthy wall along the border separating the United States and Mexico, according to The New Yorker . Read More »

Who?! Celebrity Big Brother reveals new line-up

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One fan wrote: "Okay seriously World Health Organization is this perfectly quaffed bearded and quiffed man they keep showing in the audience!?". However they were not the only ones tweeting about the former Eastenders star. The 51-year-old was given the dreaded task after failing to successfully portray the most nervous housemate in the show's history. "Then I was OK for a few years, but in 2010 I came off my motorbike and broke my shoulder and learnt doctors give painkillers out like ... Read More »

USA launches unarmed ICBM from California in test

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The missile's re-entry vehicle traveled approximately 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, according to the release. Wednesday's test was not in response to North Korea's demonstration of a long-range missile last week, Global Strike Command officials said. Read More »

MI among top 10 states with most student debt

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College graduates in Colorado are faring better on the student debt front than a lot of their peers in other states, according to a new report from WalletHub . School is just around the corner for college students across the country, and whether you are just starting out, transferring or going into your a year ago, student loan debt has likely crossed your mind - or your parents'. Read More »

Louisiana Police Officer Shares This Ridiculously Racist Facebook Image

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Wayne Welsh , an assistant chief at the Estherwood Police Department in Louisiana, has resigned from his position after causing uproar over a racist Facebook post. Facebook. Its (sic). Social media. I apologize for the post. "So Facebook police mad at me". KATC also mentions that he pulled the inevitable "race card" and claimed that people were looking to call him a "bad guy". Read More »

Trump aide, CNN reporter spar over immigration plan

Miller eventually said the sentiment wasn't relevant: "In 1970, when we let in 300,000 people a year, was that violating or not violating the Statue of Liberty law of the land?" he asked rhetorically. 'I think that was exactly what we were hoping to have happen, ' Miller said. "This is an unbelievable moment". "This is an fantastic moment. That you think only people from Great Britain or Australia would speak English is so insulting to millions of hardworking immigrants who do speak English ... Read More »

USA rules out regime change in North Korea, wants dialogue

Tillerson even added a special message to Pyongyang: "We are not your enemy. but you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond". China accounts for 90 percent of North Korean trade. Experts say a months-long conflict on the Korean peninsula, even using only conventional arms, could leave a million dead or injured before US and South Korean forces prevailed. Read More »

Austin Jackson risks it all to save home run at Fenway Park

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The catch was made just feet away from where Jackie Bradley Jr. robbed Aaron Judge of a homer just a few weeks ago. Hanley Ramirez hit a bomb to the outfield and Jackson barreled over to the Red Sox's bullpen to catch it. The Red Sox led 9-7 when new relief pitcher Addison Reed allowed a solo home run in the eighth inning. The Red Sox offense was more than supportive for Boston's pitching to say the least. Read More »

Igbo quit notice: Peace Corps lauds Arewa youths' move to review decision

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You know the diversity of this country is the strength of the country. "We are likely going to go on consultations in the northern regions, then we will discuss the issue before we will now finally review our position."Shettima however explained that the group was not averse to ‎the unity of the country hence the commencement of the series of engagements with prominent Nigerians in the northern region to reconcile differences amicably". Read More »