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D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Pres. Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Pres. Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

The first 100 days of a two-term presidency amount to about 3% of an eight-year span, but for decades the opening stretch of an administration has become the barometer of a commander in chief's governing power, or lack thereof. Republicans drew battle lines Wednesday over the spending bill that would keep the government running by refusing to fund ObamaCare subsidies. Trump had threatened to cut off the subsidies in an attempt to force Democrats to pay for a wall along the USA border with ...


US Moves THAAD to S.Korea as N.Korea Boasts Firepower

US Moves THAAD to S.Korea as N.Korea Boasts Firepower

And on Wednesday, all 100 US senators are scheduled to meet at the White House for a briefing with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.



Trump team softens NK war talk

The United States have installed key parts of its anti-missile defence system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea, Seoul announced on Wednesday. The United States began moving the first elements of the THAAD system to South Korea in March after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles. The official spoke anonymously because the details of the meeting have not been made public.


United Will Testify At House Hearing

United Will Testify At House Hearing

United Airlines is set to testify at a U.S. House Transportation Committee after a video emerged of a passenger being violently dragged off an overbooked flight. United Airlines executives say it's too soon to know if last week's dragging of a man off a plane is hurting ticket sales. Dao emigrated to the US from Vietnam.



German far-Right leader stuns party by quitting chancellor race

Her foes within the party say that division is artificial. Germany's populist Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party has lurched further to the nationalist right after pushing aside its most popular personality amid in-fighting and a collapse of support in the opinion polls.



Trump spokesman calls Flynn probe 'appropriate'

Now, the Inspector General for the Department of Defense is launching a probe into whether Flynn received any more foreign payments. An attorney for ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn says a newly released letter shows Flynn was forthcoming with USA military officials about a trip he took to Moscow to attend a gala for a Russian state-sponsored television network.