Trump right about need to improve Russia relations

By Arkady Mamaysky TARRYTOWN, New York — The elections are over but debates about the issues raised and promises made by Candidate Trump are in full swing without any signs of subsiding. The following is an analysis of his intention to work towards establishing a good relationship with Russia. To avoid misunderstanding, I should start […]

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Marlins expecting to finalize $1.3B deal to sell team to Jeb Bush, Derek Jeter group

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has reached an agreement in principle to sell the team to a group led by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and including former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter, pending Major League Baseball approval and other details still to be worked out in the drawing up and execution of a […]

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Ivanka booed in Berlin as she defends Donald

Ivanka Trump was booed in Berlin when she described her father, Donald, as a “tremendous champion of supporting families”. During a podium discussion in Berlin at a women’s summit organised by the G20 group of major economies, Trump said she is still working out how she could make an impact and trying to learn from […]

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Trump backs off border wall fight for now, easing government shutdown threat

WASHINGTON — About that border wall with Mexico. President Donald Trump backed off demands that Congress fund his promised border wall with Mexico after political opposition threatened a government shutdown, averting what could have been an embarrassing moment Friday on the eve of marking his first 100 days in the White House. Trump’s reversal was […]

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Veteran prosecutor takes over No. 2 job at Justice Department � and Russia probe

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Rod J. Rosenstein as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, a post that puts the veteran prosecutor in charge of the investigation into whether current or former aides to President Donald Trump coordinated with Russia during the 2016 campaign. Rosenstein, 52, won unusual bipartisan […]

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US judge blocks Trump order threatening funds for ‘sanctuary’ cities

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge placed a nationwide hold Tuesday on President Donald Trump’s order to strip funds from municipal governments that refuse to cooperate fully with immigration agents. U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick III, an Obama appointee based in San Francisco, said Trump’s Jan. 25 order, directed at so-called sanctuary cities and […]

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Erin Moran’s husband opens up about her cancer diagnosis and death in a heartbreaking letter to her fans

Erin Moran’s husband is finally speaking out. In an open letter to fans, posted on Scott Baio’s Facebook page, Steve Fleischmann opened up about his wife’s cancer battle. In the letter, Fleischmann said he first noticed signs of her cancer just before Thanksgiving, when she woke up with blood on her pillow. Watch the video […]

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US ally Australia struggles to find footing with Trump

Sydney (dpa) – When Donald Trump won the US presidential election in November, the Australian government was scrambling to figure out how to contact him. Former top golfer Greg Norman, who is Australian and lives in Florida, passed on Trump’s mobile phone number to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, making it possible for him to […]

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Confederate Monuments in New Orleans Have Long History

One of four prominent Confederate monuments scattered across New Orleans was taken down Monday as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to examine its long history of racism and white supremacist leanings. The removal of the Liberty Monument, an 1891 obelisk honoring efforts to unseat the city’s biracial post-Civil War government, was seen by civil […]

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Ivanka Trump, Merkel debate women’s empowerment, notions of feminism

Berlin (dpa) – White House adviser Ivanka Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were among delegates discussing women’s economic and professional empowerment and notions of feminism at the Women20 Summit in Berlin on Tuesday. The panel brought together Trump and Merkel for the second time since the 35-year-old’s billionaire father, Donald Trump, took office as […]

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Here’s everything Melania Trump has done as first lady

Melania Trump hasn’t exactly hit the ground running as the new first lady of the United States. Instead of moving with the president to Washington, D.C., she’s stayed in her $100-million Trump Towers penthouse in New York City, chauffeuring her 10-year-old son Barron Trump to private school, preparing his meals and staying out of the […]

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US Air Force to launch test missile off Central California coast

LOS ANGELES — An unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile will be launched Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to test the weapon’s effectiveness, accuracy and readiness, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command. The Minuteman III missile test launch will occur between 12:01 and 6:01 a.m. from the north end of the base […]

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US submarine arrives in South Korea as the North carries out a huge live fire drill

North Korea has reportedly conducted a huge live-fire exercise to mark the foundation of its military. South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency says the North appears to have deployed a large number of long-range artillery units in the region of Wonsan on its east coast. The report cites an unidentified South Korean government source as saying […]

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Trump: Holocaust deniers are accomplices to evil

Editor’s Note: Following is a speech delivered by President Trump in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday about Holocaust remembrance By President Donald Trump WASHINGTON, D.C. — Friends, members of Congress, ambassadors, veterans, and, most especially, to the survivors here with us today, it’s an honor to join you on this very, very solemn occasion.  I […]

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