Monthly Archives: August, 2017

State to eliminate Obama-era envoys, as Trump signals he won’t fill vacancies

President Trump and his allies have clamored for months that Senate Democrats are stonewalling top-level appointees — but the president indicated Tuesday that hundreds of vacancies might just go unfilled. Advertisements

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Trump to Promote ‘Vision’ for Job Creation Via Tax Overhaul

President Trump will kick off his vision for a tax overhaul at an event with a Midwestern manufacturing backdrop and some economic tough talk. Wednesday in Missouri, Trump will give remarks that the White House said will focus on his “vision” for spurring job creation and economic growth by cutting rates and revising the tax code. Details …

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US shoots down ballistic missile in test amid recent North Korean provocations

Wednesday the U.S. Missile Defense Agency announced that it successfully shot down a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii in a new test of its missile defense system at sea.

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Feinstein: Trump ‘Can Be a Good President’

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., surprised an audience in San Francisco by expressing hope that President Donald Trump “can be a good president.” Feinstein’s comments came while being interviewed onstage at the Herbst Theater by Ellen Tauscher, a former East Bay congresswoman. By the end of the  “conversation,” as it was billed, Feinstein “shocked” the 850 in …

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Gorka questions loyalty in West Wing, says Trump assured him he’s ‘sticking to’ agenda

Sebastian Gorka, the former national security aide who left the White House last week, said Tuesday that President Trump assured him he is “sticking to the agenda,” though Gorka voiced concern that the president is surrounded by people who don’t share his goals.  Speaking with “Fox & Friends,” Gorka said Trump is “not going to …

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Air Force tech sergeant first enlisted female to pilot aircraft

The Air Force’s first female enlisted pilot in its history is ready to take command of the controls. “I was shocked, but it’s a huge honor and humbling – excited to learn about our mission here at Beale (Air Force Base),” Tech Sgt. Courtney said of her trailblazing accomplishment. Fox News

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‘Fixer Upper’s’ Chip and Joanna selling T-shirts to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Chip and Joanna Gaines want their fellow Texans to know they “will always have your back.” The “Fixer Upper” stars are selling T-shirts that read “Texas Forever” to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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Trump on North Korea missile launch: ‘All options are on the table’

Tuesday President Trump said that “all options are on the table” after North Korea launched a missile over Japan, an act that instantly renewed tensions in the region just days after the regime appeared to be backing down from threats against the U.S. and its allies.

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VA has a new ‘wait-list’ problem – the backlog to see an outside doctor

More than 2,900 veterans are caught up in bureaucracy hell at the Shreveport VA hospital, waiting to see non-VA doctors promised under the Veterans Choice Program that was created to alleviate appointment wait-times, a whistle-blower says.

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Philippines’ Duterte to cops: It’s OK to kill ‘idiots’ who resist arrest

Monday Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte  ordered police in his country that it is OK to kill “idiots” who violently resist arrest, just two days after hundreds turned a funeral of a slain teenager into a protest against his deadly war on drugs.

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