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Trump at the Helm - God Help Us

Trump did order a review of US nuclear posture and strategy early in his presidency, but that's different from modernization and bringing old systems up to usable standards. The Defense Department's web page for the Nuclear Posture Review describes it as "legislatively mandated". Trump's nuclear order was what's referred to as a presidential memorandum .


The Trump Administration's First Sex Scandal Has Now Produced a Child

The Trump Administration's First Sex Scandal Has Now Produced a Child

Miller, who has been increasingly visible in the past week, showered endless praise on Trump, describing him, among other attributes, as America's "best orator". Delgado. Meanwhile, Delgado deleted her string of "sarcastic" tweets , changed her telephone number, and relocated to Florida. The report says Miller and Delgado have not talked directly since the revelations of her pregnancy, and their communication occurs through their lawyers.


Mega Millions and Powerball top $300 million jackpots

Mega Millions and Powerball top $300 million jackpots

Saturday's estimated jackpot is now at $356 million, or just over $203 million if a victor chooses to take the winnings in cash. The record jackpot was $656 million on March 30, 2012, and the prize was split by three winners - one each in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.


Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street

Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street

Priceline Group slid 6.9 percent after the online travel booking service issued a profit forecast that was weaker than analysts were expecting. Gold and bond prices were headed higher. Japan's Nikkei 225 Index edged down by 0.1 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index tumbled by 1.1 percent. Gold settled up 1.4% at $1,256.40 an ounce, then rose almost 2% - to almost $1,283 - after Wednesday's settlement.


Anthony Scaramucci is angrily tweeting at the journalist who got him fired

Anthony Scaramucci is angrily tweeting at the journalist who got him fired

There will be plenty to gab about, not least of all his profanity-peppered interview with the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza , in which he unloaded in colorful terms on fellow Trump aides. Lizza now works as the Washington correspondent for the magazine, the New Yorker , and is also an on-air contributor for CNN. Nonetheless, Scaramucci says his trust was betrayed.


NEET Row: SC raps CBSE for setting up different question papers

NEET Row: SC raps CBSE for setting up different question papers

The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to conduct the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) in all languages across the country with similar questions of same difficulty level. Many students, who took the exam, earlier approached the court, saying the questions set for them in regional languages were tougher compared to the ones set for candidates writing the exam in Hindi and English.