David Shulkin tapped as Trump's VA secretary
Washington Post, 11 January at 20:12
President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has tapped David Shulkin, a physician who is currently serving in the Obama administration as VA under secretary, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. The decision ends a protracted ...
Trump's revised travel ban will target same seven countries: report
The Hill, 21 February at 04:43
President Trump's revised immigration order will reportedly include the same countries targeted in the president's initial order, which barred refugees and people from seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the U.S., the Associated Press ...
CPAC's Identity Crisis
Politico, 21 February at 04:23
Michael Schlapp, chairman of the Conservative Political Action Conference, had a clear message when he announced on Saturday thatright-wing agitator Milo Yiannopoulos would be highlighting this year's event. “We think free speech includes hearing ...
Access Fee Could Be Coming For All Who Take For-Hire Vehicles At Tri-State Airports
CBS Local, 21 February at 03:12
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Whether it is a yellow cab or an Uber car, passengers are being dropped off or picked up curbside at the three big Tri-State Area airports could soon face an access fee. As CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, it is ...
Trump taps Army Lt. Gen. HR McMaster as his new national security adviser
Washington Post, 21 February at 03:06
President Trump on Monday named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn — a move meant to help put the White House on firmer footing after missteps on multiple fronts. Trump called McMaster ...
CPAC's Organizer Explains Why He Invited (and Disinvited) Yiannopolous
NBCNews.com, 21 February at 02:47
Matt Schlapp, the chairman of the American Conservative Union, was in the eye of a hurricane when we arrived at his office for a chat over ice cream. Barely an hour earlier, Schlapp had announced that he would drop Milo Yiannopoulos from the ...
Vitaly Churkin, Russia's Ambassador to United Nations, Dies Suddenly
NBCNews.com, 21 February at 02:40
Vitaly Churkin, the tough-talking Russian ambassador to the United Nations, died suddenly Monday after falling ill at his country's consulate in New York City. Churkin, 64, was working at his desk when he collapsed, the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed.
Choice of McMaster likely to quell GOP hawks
Politico, 21 February at 02:27
President Donald Trump has picked one of the military's leading warrior-scholars to restore order to the National Security Council -- but also one who has staked out a decidedly more hawkish position on Russia and gone out of his way to assert that the
David Cassidy of 'Partridge Family' says he has dementia
USA TODAY, 21 February at 02:10
David Cassidy's tragic family history of dementia has always haunted him; and now it's here. The former star of TV's The Partridge Family said Monday he is battling the memory-destroying brain disorder. Cassidy's representative, Jo-Ann Geffen
Dolphins to acquire Julius Thomas in trade with Jaguars
ESPN, 21 February at 01:48
The Miami Dolphins agreed to a trade Monday to acquire Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas for a late-round draft pick, a source told ESPN's Adam Caplan, confirming multiple reports. Thomas also will restructure his contract upon completion of
Trump set to issue strreamlined immigrant travel ban
USA TODAY, 21 February at 01:42
President Trump plans to issue a revised version of his temporary travel ban targeting majority-Muslim countries as early as Tuesday, with a likely focus on fewer people so it will survive legal challenges. The new order, according to a draft obtained
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