Politics

Top Dems Pull Out of Trump Meeting After His Twitter Attack

1/1Pres. Donald Trump Show Caption Hide Caption WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ top Democrats abruptly pulled out of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday after he declared he didn’t “see a deal” ahead with them on taxes and federal spending, casting doubt on prospects for averting a government shutdown at the end of next week. On Twitter just…

Dictionary.com Announces Word of 2017: Complicit

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Dictionary.com has revealed it’s word of the year for 20-1: “Complicit.”   The site defines “complicit” as “choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act” and “having partnership or involvement in wrongdoing”. Interest in the word spiked in March when “Saturday Night Live” aired a fake commercial for “complicit” perfume. A month later,…

Manafort and Gates Enjoy Thanksgiving on “Limited Release”

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption Former Campaign Manager for President Trump Paul Manafort and his long-time business partner Rick Gates will no longer be under house arrest… at least over the Thanksgiving holiday. A  Federal Judge modified the conditions of their releases during proceedings today….

S. Koreans demonstrate to show support, disapproval of Trump

1/1South Koreans demonstrate to show disapproval of Trump Show Caption Hide Caption SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of South Koreans took to the streets of Seoul on Tuesday for two separate demonstrations, one to show support for visiting President Donald Trump and the other to voice disapproval of the U.S. leader amid concerns over North Korea’s nuclear threats. Surrounded…

Fox cancels airing of ad saying Trump should be impeached

1/1Pres. Donald Trump Show Caption Hide Caption NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it won’t air any more ads from a wealthy Democratic donor advocating President Donald Trump’s impeachment due its viewers’ strong negative reaction. One negative reaction was from Trump himself, who tweeted that donor Tom Steyer was “wacky and totally unhinged.” Steyer, a billionaire hedge fund…

World War II Filipino Soldiers Awarded the Congressional Gold Medal

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption Filipino World War II veterans were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at the Capitol today. The Congressional Medal of Honor is the highest civilian award given by Congress honors 260-thousand Filipinos who fought under the American flag during the war, and more than 57,000 who sacrificed their lives. The award…

Trump wants tougher immigration law after attack by ‘animal’

1/1Pres. Donald Trump Show Caption Hide Caption WASHINGTON (AP) — Denouncing the suspect as an “animal,” President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged tougher immigration measures based on skills and other merit rather than a lottery after the deadly truck attack in New York City. Trump noted during a Cabinet meeting that the driver in Tuesday’s attack entered the country through…

Former President Obama Opens Youth Leadership Summit

CIVIC LEADERS AND ARTISTS COME TOGETHER TO DISCUSS YOUTH INVOLVEMENT

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption Former President, Barack Obama, delivered the opening remarks at a youth leadership summit in Chicago today. The event was hosted by the Obama Foundation and is meant to be a “collective conversation” where young leaders…