Thursday, September 21, 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration. Congress...
A former DeVry University official has reportedly been picked to head the Department of Education's enforcement unit. Julian Schmoke — who serves as the executive director of campus relations for West Georgia Technical College — has been hired for the job, Politico reported. Schmoke...
The Trump administration is mulling cutting foreign work exchange programs, such as those for au pairs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The report comes after the president's "Buy American and Hire American" order issued a review of immigration rules and...
WASHINGTON—There wasn’t a dramatic public break or an exact moment it happened. But step by step, Senate Republicans are turning their backs on U.S. President Donald Trump. They defeated an Obamacare repeal bill despite Trump’s pleas. They’re ignoring his Twitter...
Silicon Valley has long preferred to remain aloof from national politics, but the Trump era has altered that stance. In recent months, tech luminaries have repeatedly clashed with the president, criticizing his executive order on Muslim immigration, his ban on...
"American Horror Story: Cult" clearly intends to be provocative, using the toxic partisan political divide -- beginning with the 2016 presidential election -- as its jumping-off point. But producer Ryan Murphy's anthology series is too blunt an instrument to...
WASHINGTON—The U.S. on Tuesday targeted a host of Chinese and Russian firms and related individuals it accuses of aiding Pyongyang, expanding its broader efforts to clamp down on financing critical to North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program. The U.S. Treasury’s Office of...
Once a year, the ruling Soviet politburo ascended Lenin’s mausoleum on Red Square for a ceremony that marked the November 7 1917 Bolshevik revolution’s anniversary. Revolution Day was a public holiday, ostensibly a festive occasion. But as they peered...
Moscow retaliated against new US sanctions over the weekend by announcing that 755 diplomatic staff, many of them American, would be cut from the US' embassy and missions in St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, and Vladivostok. The reprisal was far from surprising. President Barack Obama issued new...
Special counsel Robert Mueller and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) have teamed up in the ongoing investigation of former President Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to a new report by Politico. Manafort has not been accused of any wrongdoing...

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