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Cyberattacks on nuclear weapons 'could lead to inadvertent missile launches'

Cyberattacks on nuclear weapons 'could lead to inadvertent missile launches' If it includes, as reports indicate, a plan to develop two new types of nuclear weapons - a low-yield version of the Trident D5 warhead and a sea-launched cruise missile - the weapons will be deemed more "usable" and nuclear war will be more likely. [Full Article...]

Why allow immigrants from 's**thole countries'?

Why allow immigrants from 's**thole countries'? The crude term means dirty and impoverished. He reportedly suggested the US should bring in more immigrants from countries such as Norway . Trump made the remark as two lawmakers described details to him of a bipartisan compromise among six senators that would extend protections against deportation for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants and strengthen border protections. [Full Article...]

IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law

IRS Said to Need Additional $1B to Implement New Tax Law That also means employees can't assume that the new, lower withholding rates will cover everything they owe Uncle Sam for this year. Find out how much you should be paying to attract and retain the best applicants and employees, with customized information for your industry, location, and job. [Full Article...]

Myanmar: Military's mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial killings of Rohingya

Myanmar: Military's mass grave admission exposes extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Ten of the assailants were captured, but "it was found that there were no conditions to transfer the 10 Bengali terrorists to the police station and so it was chose to kill them", the military said, and vowed to take action against those involved in the killing. [Full Article...]

President Trump Says He Has a 'Very Good Relationship' With Kim Jong

President Trump Says He Has a 'Very Good Relationship' With Kim Jong Asked if he had spoken with Kim , Trump was evasive: "I'm not saying I have or haven't". Kim , on the other hand, has charged that he would "tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire", referring to Trump. North Korea conducted its sixth and latest nuclear test in September, claiming it detonated a hydrogen bomb. On Tuesday, North Korea and South Korea are expected to hold their first ... [Full Article...]

Disagreement Over Paris Deal Re-emerges During US-Norway Talk

On climate policy, she said she, along with the leaders of other Nordic nations, urged Trump to reverse his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, of which almost every country is a party. Solberg visited Washington on Wednesday for meetings with President Donald Trump and top administration officials. She added that these efforts have played a small part in Norw... [Full Article...]

'This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions'

'This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions' But the reporters were not done with the line of questioning yet. He has also suggested that former president Barrack Obama may have been aiding the rise of radical Islam on objective, the CNN report said. Hoekstra had brazenly denied making those remarks - even though they were captured on videotape - in a one-on-one interview with a Dutch journalist in December. [Full Article...]

Thursday's Hangout With Steven Mnuchin and Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Thursday's Hangout With Steven Mnuchin and Sarah Huckabee Sanders The senior White House official told ABC News that the ban is also "designed to prevent leaks and ensure the productivity of the people who work here", something the memo didn't directly cite as reasoning. Kelly advises staff working in the West Wing to leave the prohibited devices at home, in their vehicles or their non West Wing offices. White House press secretary Sanders defended the dec... [Full Article...]

Trump "unlikely" to accept Mueller's Russia interview

Trump Mr Trump called the investigation a "phony cloud" over his administration. Norway is a major supporter of the global pact, but Trump said the proposed restrictions on energy use hurt American businesses. It's a bigger problem if Republicans play his game. The most important question is what happened during the campaign - in legal terms, in democratic terms, in national security terms. [Full Article...]

Trump touts a poll that's bad for him

Trump touts a poll that's bad for him Trump took to Twitter Thursday to boast about the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll, saying "66% of people feel the economy is 'Excellent or Good'". A majority of Americans, 52 percent, said they do not approve of the tax plan, compared to 32 percent who support the Republican legislation. When asked who was more responsible for the current economic conditions, nearly half of respond... [Full Article...]

Trump's gift to GOP governors: States can now impose Medicaid work requirements

Trump's gift to GOP governors: States can now impose Medicaid work requirements Announcement of the new guidance delivers on the commitment made by Administrator Verma in her address to state Medicaid directors last November, to "turn the page" in the Medicaid program and give states more freedom to design innovative programs that achieve positive results for the people they serve and to remove bureaucratic barriers that block states from achieving this goal. [Full Article...]

US House urged to cancel vote on NSA spying after Trump tweets

US House urged to cancel vote on NSA spying after Trump tweets The current version of the law expires after January 19. President Trump sent mixed signals about a controversial surveillance law in a pair of Thursday-morning tweets, just hours before the House of Representatives voted to extend the provision. [Full Article...]

Dead koala found screwed to post in 'sick' act in Australia

Dead koala found screwed to post in 'sick' act in Australia The animal welfare charity will now perform an autopsy on the animal to find out how it died. The RSPCA will undertake a post-mortem examination on the koala, whose body was removed by council workers. "I've had some bad incidents in the past", he told ABC. The koala's cause of death has not yet been determined; however, its fur was covered in dry blood at the time of discovery. [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway: We're forced to talk about Hillary, whom we never mention

Kellyanne Conway: We're forced to talk about Hillary, whom we never mention Not only is Conway's claim a generalization of epic proportions, it's also flat-out untrue. Conway appeared on The Sean Hannity Show on Fox News Tuesday, where she spoke on Trump's bipartisan meeting with legislators on immigration earlier that day and mentioned Hillary Clinton's views on immigration policy. [Full Article...]

Democrats to Invite Sex Misconduct Victims to Trump's State of the Union

Democrats to Invite Sex Misconduct Victims to Trump's State of the Union More than a dozen women came forward to publicly accuse Trump of sexual harassment during the 2016 presidential campaign. Frankel, who leads the Democratic Women's Working Group in the House (DWWG), has been a prominent voice in raising awareness around sexual misconduct. [Full Article...]

European Union ministers raise alarms over scrapping Iran deal

European Union ministers raise alarms over scrapping Iran deal The foreign ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom and the EU's foreign policy chief reiterated strong support for the Iran nuclear deal after a meeting Thursday with the Iranian foreign minister. The EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini insisted the Iran deal "is working". "It is essential that all parties should continue to abide by the deal", French Foreign Minister Yves ... [Full Article...]

Mike Pence to Lead US Delegation to Olympics in South Korea

Mike Pence to Lead US Delegation to Olympics in South Korea A White House statement said Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in still agreed on the importance of continuing the "maximum pressure" campaign against North Korea over its development of nuclear weapons - the USA -led barrage of global sanctions that is starting to bite the North's meager economy. [Full Article...]

Willie Nelson sparks health concern after axing gig mid-set

Willie Nelson sparks health concern after axing gig mid-set Nelson's publicist addressed the situation to the San Diego Union Tribune , saying that the musician is dealing with "a bad cold or flu" and will take some time off the road to recover. Nelson's performance schedule for the next week, which includes two shows, has also been canceled - one at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas and one in Laughlin Nevada. [Full Article...]

Discovery Channel to move global headquarters to NY

Discovery Channel to move global headquarters to NY The CEO said plans call for the ultimate closure and sale of One Discovery Place headquarters in Silver Spring in 2019. Discovery was launched in Landover in 1985 and moved its headquarters to Bethesda in 1991, then to its current building in 2003. [Full Article...]

Survivors, coastguard say dozens of migrants missing off Libya

Survivors, coastguard say dozens of migrants missing off Libya Rescuers found just 17 survivors clinging on to the boat's wreckage, Qasim said. African migrants in Libya continue to depart for Europe from the coast, where the IOM is monitoring rescues. More than 2,000 migrants jammed in 25 boats arrived in Italy June 12, ending an worldwide operation to rescue asylum seekers traveling from Libya. Since last summer, the number of migrants coming across... [Full Article...]


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