Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Syria ‘categorically’ denies US accusations of mass killings

Tuesday the Syrian government “categorically” denied US accusations that mass killings are happening at a prison north of Damascus, with the victims burned there in a crematorium. Continue reading →

Trump, Pence press for release of jailed pastor in meeting with Turkey’s president

President Trump pressed for the return of a jailed American pastor Tuesday during his first face-to-face meeting with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The White House said Trump “raised the incarceration of Pastor Andrew Brunson and asked that the Turkish Government expeditiously return him to the United States.” Continue reading →

White House disputes explosive report that Trump asked Comey to end Flynn probe

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I don’t give a rat’s ass about Comey or any of this crap. Today the White House fought back when a so called memo from Comey surfaced, claiming that Trump asked him to end the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Continue reading →

White House denies report Trump revealed classified info about ISIS to Russians

Monday White House officials denounced a Washington Post report that President Trump revealed classified information about ISIS to Russia’s foreign minister and Moscow’s ambassador to the United States during a White House meeting last week. Continue reading →

Hong Kong rejects asylum applications for refugees who harbored Edward Snowden

Hong Kong authorities have rejected asylum requests from refugees who harbored whistleblower and former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden in 2013. Continue reading →

More Disruptions Feared from Cyber Attack; Microsoft Slams Gov’t Secrecy

Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that disrupted operations at car factories, hospitals, shops and schools, while Microsoft on Sunday pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities. Continue reading →

Pols Argue Over Sessions’ Involvement With FBI Dir. Pick

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Sunday Attorney General Jeff Sessions is entirely in the right to participate in the hiring of the next FBI director, even amid his recusal from a probe into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Continue reading →

Schumer: Democrats May Refuse to Vote on Trump FBI Pick

Who cares if they refuse to vote? Just do what they did to get in all his other nominees. Sunday Schumer said that Democrats would consider refusing to vote on a new FBI director until a special prosecutor is named to investigate President Donald Trump’s potential ties to Russia. Continue reading →

Judge throws out lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by parents of Benghazi victims

Friday a  federal judge tossed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed at a diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, ruling the former secretary of state did not defame them when disputing allegations that she had lied. Continue reading →

Trump Calls for Tougher Sanctions After NKorea Missile Launch

President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South’s new liberal president and the US. Continue reading →