When championship sports teams are invited to visit the White House these days, many athletes feel the need to make some type of statement — verbally or via their actions — against the president to stir up some media attention.
University of Alabama football player JK Scott wanted to do something out of the ordinary when he and his teammates visited the White House and met with President Donald Trump on Tuesday. But it wasn’t designed to put the spotlight on the president, or even to generate attention.Read More
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and his allies in Britain and France on Saturday (Apr 14) hailed their joint surgical strikes in Syria over the regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons, and warned Damascus that another such attack would be met with renewed firepower.Read More
PARIS: Shortly after coming to power last year, Emmanuel Macron mused to a friend about the role of president. “You go through stages,” he said. “Innocence is not allowed.”
On Friday night, like British Prime Minister Theresa May, he ordered his first major military intervention.Read More
President Donald Trump’s outrage over another apparent chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was clear. And for the second time in his presidency, the U.S. commander-in-chief demanded retaliation.
As images of sick or dying children flooded global media all week, the U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Winston Churchill churned toward the Mediterranean to join a flotilla of allied warships, including another U.S. destroyer, the USS Donald Cook.Read More
Ace Hardware decided to continue advertising on Laura Ingraham’s Fox News program after initially caving to a boycott targeting the conservative host.
An Ace spokeswoman backtracked Thursday on an April 5 statement the company made, announcing the initial decision to cut advertising from the “Ingraham Angle.”Read More
President Trump announced a new bombing campaign in Syria on Friday to target chemical weapons.
In the past, President Trump has warned many times against getting further involved in the Syrian civil war.Read More
Syrian state television has broadcast footage showing the ruins of a chemical weapons research centre near Damascus hit during the air strikes.Read More
Minutes after Donald Trump’s announced U.S. military airstrikes in Syria, Rachel Maddow said on her MSNBC show that no matter how the decision was made, the timing has the appearance of a “wag the dog” situation.Read More
WASHINGTON: Of the hundreds of questions thrown at Mark Zuckerberg by US lawmakers Tuesday, none appeared to flummox the Facebook founder more than Senator Dick Durbin’s pointed query about where he slept the previous evening.
“Would you be comfortable sharing with us the name of the hotel you stayed in last night?” Durbin asked during an intense and closely-watched hearing about online digital privacy, and Facebook’s role in what happens to personal information once users join the platform.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg predicted Tuesday it will be five to 10 years before Facebook has technological tools in place to flag and remove hate speech from the platform before it is posted.
During testimony before a joint hearing with the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees, Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune, R-S.D., asked Zuckerberg what challenges Facebook faces with evaluating hate speech versus legitimate political discourse.Read More
Robert Mueller sure knows how to steal the show. Just as President Trump was deciding how to respond to the horrific chemical attack in Syria and is confronting both Russia and China at the same time, the special counsel pulled off his most surprising attack yet.Read More
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