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Bannon praises Flake opponent, slams Senate leader McConnell

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Steve Bannon leveled a blistering attack on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans at an Arizona fundraiser for a GOP primary challenger to incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake. The former chief strategist to President Donald Trump heaped disdain on McConnell and other incumbent Republicans, saying they are failing the country by not backing Trump’s agenda and ...

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North Korea says it plans to launch many more satellites

UNITED NATIONS–North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador said Tuesday the country plans to launch many more satellites and accused the United States of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space. Kim In Ryong told a U.N. General Assembly committee meeting on “International Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space” that the country’s five-year plan for 2016-2020 ...

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Trump has repeatedly politicized military service and sacrifice

(CNN)President Donald Trump, though often acting as a champion of the military, has at times politicized the sacrifice of those who paid a terrible price in the nation’s wars in a way that few of his predecessors would have countenanced. He clearly reveres America’s fighting men and women. He often boasts about their prowess, has surrounded himself with hard charging ...

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U.S. Official: Not Ruling Out Eventual Direct N. Korea Talks

Direct talks with North Korea are not out of the realm of possibility, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan said Tuesday, hours after the rogue nation warned nuclear war might break out at any moment, Reuters reported. China and other allies have long urged Washington, Japan and Pyongyang to sit down at the table to discuss North Korea’s pursuit ...

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Harvey Weinstein Resigns From Board Of His Company

According to statement released by Weinstein Co., film producer Harvey Weinstein resigned from the board of his company on Tuesday, NBC News reported. Weinstein received immense backlash after allegations against him emerged of rape, assault and sexual harassment, the report said. He doesn’t believe he breached his contract but agreed to step down from the company, according to a source ...

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Trump tax plan hits bump in Senate as Rand Paul weighs ‘no’ vote

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Senate Republicans scrambled on Tuesday to ensure support for a budget resolution vital to President Donald Trump’s drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code, as one Republican fiscal hawk announced he might vote against the measure. As the Senate opened debate on a fiscal year 2018 budget, Senator Rand Paul objected to ...

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US Launches Investigation Into Niger Ambush

The Defense Department launched an initial review of the Niger mission and the attack by 50 ISIS-linked militants, leaving four U.S. soldiers dead and two injured, CNN reported. Several U.S. officials described to CNN a scene of confusion on the ground during the unexpected attack, the report said. The investigation will be an attempt to “get all the facts correct,” ...

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