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United Nations General Assembly Events Cost U.S. Taxpayers Millions

September 27, 2018 |

The United States paid millions to host the United Nations’ General Assembly this year … ironic since President Trump became the butt of the meeting’s biggest joke. We obtained federal docs outlining costs associated with the Lotte Hotel in…

TMZ.com

Attorney general announces review of social media platforms following Capitol Hill hearing

September 5, 2018 |

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill questioned top executives at Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday about their companies’ ability to thwart foreign interference, and hinted that industry regulations may be coming.

The “size and reach of your platforms demand that we, as policy-makers, do our job, to ensure…


L.A. Times – Business

General Takes Over Afghan Effort at Uncertain Moment

September 4, 2018 |

A veteran of the U.S. military’s most elite and secretive combat units took command of American and NATO forces in Afghanistan, citing the danger posed by terrorist sanctuaries to explain why the mission must continue.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Hosts Off Air After Calling Sikh Attorney General ‘Turban Man’

July 27, 2018 |

The hosts of a popular New Jersey radio show were off the air Thursday after calling the nation’s first Sikh attorney general “turban man”—the latest slur against a career prosecutor who says he faces countless “small indignities and humiliations” no matter how far he rises or how important his…
Newser

Top US General: N. Korea Hasn’t Nixed Nuke Production

July 23, 2018 |

President Trump declared North Korea was “no longer a nuclear threat” after his summit last month with Kim Jong Un, but the latest assessment from the Korean Peninsula’s top US military commander offers a different take. The North’s nuclear “production capability is still intact,” Army Gen. Vincent Brooks, via a…
Newser

School Quotes Nazi General in ‘Inspirational’ Email

June 22, 2018 |

Nothing like quoting a Nazi general to inspire your student body—although Nazi generals are, you know, Nazis . Exeter University in South West England has apologized after sending a mass email to staff and students quoting former Nazi general Erwin Rommel, USA Today reports. “One cannot permit unique opportunities to…
Newser

Dow Jones industrial average is dumping General Electric and adding Walgreens

June 19, 2018 |

General Electric Co., its stock gutted as management struggled with a slump that wiped $ 120 billion from its value, suffered a crowning ignominy Tuesday as overseers of the Dow Jones industrial average kicked the company out of the stock gauge it has inhabited for more than a century.

The onetime…


L.A. Times – Business

Attorney General Sessions: President Trump knows religious freedom is a right, not a policy preference

June 19, 2018 |

Religious groups should not have to go to the courts to protect their rights.
FOX News

James Comey Responds to Inspector General Report

June 15, 2018 |

James Comey has penned an opinion piece in response to the Department of Justice’s much anticipated internal watchdog report , which criticizes the former FBI director’s actions surrounding the agency’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email account. The inspector general’s 500-plus page report faulted Comey for announcing the completion of the email…
Newser

Trump personally pushed postmaster general to double rates on Amazon, other firms

May 18, 2018 |

President Trump has personally pushed U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges Amazon.com and other firms to ship packages, according to three people familiar with their conversations, a dramatic move that probably would cost these companies billions of…


L.A. Times – Business