Church of England head hid evidence of sex abuse, archbishop says

The head of the Church of England said the institution “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops. Continue reading

House Republicans warn Senate: Keep ‘crucial’ conservative items in health care bill

Face it people, nothing is going to get passed….best thing to do, is let Oddumercare flop, and go broke….and government get the hell out of healthcare….you have no business there in the first place. Continue reading

Trump Attorney Calls for Comey to Be Investigated for ‘Illegal’ Memo Leak

President Trump’s attorney called for an investigation into former FBI Director James Comey’s “illegal” leak of his personal memos to the media. Talking to Sean Hannity, Jay Sekulow called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Comey for leaking the contents of memos detailing several meetings and conversations with Trump. Continue reading

President calls for barring immigrants from welfare for five years

They shouldn’t be allowed welfare at all….they aren’t citizens, they are criminals. Wednesday night President Trump announced that he will soon ask Congress to pass legislation banning immigrants from accessing public assistance within five years of entering the U.S. Continue reading

Jeh Johnson testifies DNC rejected DHS help on hack, Russia meddling did not alter ballots

Wednesday former  Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified that the Democratic National Committee last year turned down his agency’s offer to help protect its network despite being warned about a hack. Continue reading

Saudi Arabia rewrites succession plan months after Trump meeting

The fate of Saudi Arabia’s former crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, may have been sealed in March after his rival met with President Trump at the White House for a formal lunch. Continue reading

Pentagon may have wasted $30 million on buying the wrong pattern of Afghan army uniforms

The Pentagon’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan has found,the U.S. government may have overpaid nearly $30 million for uniforms for the Afghan National Army because it used a private contractor who offered a camouflage pattern that is unsuited to the country’s terrain. Continue reading

Georgia race: Trump casts GOP winning streak as rejection of Dem ‘obstruction’

President Trump and his allies cheered Republican Karen Handel’s victory Tuesday in the closely watched Georgia runoff as a clear endorsement of the administration’s agenda — and cast Democrats’ special election losing streak as a rebuke of the party’s “obstruction” tactics. Continue reading

Syria conflict: US jet ‘downs drone’ near Jordan border

A US jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American officials say.

The F-15 plane downed the drone around 00:30 on Tuesday (21:30 GMT Monday) north-east of Tanf, according to a US military statement.

The drone was thought to be armed and threatening US troops on the ground, officials said. Tanf, near the borders with Iraq and Jordan, is home to a coalition base. If confirmed, it is the second downing of a drone this month.

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US supersonic bombers fly over Korean Peninsula

According to South Korean officials, a day after the death of an American college student who was detained in North Korea for more than a year, the United States flew a pair of supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. Continue reading