November 11, 2019

Trump ‘a direct threat’ to Carib community: Clarke

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life As the Trump administration in the United States heightens its draconian immigration policies, a Caribbean American legislator has warned that the president is “a direct threat” to the Caribbean American community in the United States. Without calling his name but referring to him as “Number 45,” meaning the […]

Trump: ‘We’ll be talking about gun laws as time goes by’

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AP From Newsmax President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the gunman who killed 59 people and wounded hundreds others at a music festival in Las Vegas a “very, very sick individual.” Trump spoke to reporters as he departed for a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. He called the gunman “demented” and said “we’re looking into […]

A Homeland Security memo painted a rosy picture of Puerto Rico’s recovery as Trump blasted San Juan’s mayor

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By Alex Lockie From Business Insider The US homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, sent a memo around the White House urging staff members to focus on the positive aspects of the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico while President Donald Trump used Twitter to address the problem in his own way. Bossert’s memo, leaked to the […]

Trump: Las Vegas shooting ‘An Act of Pure Evil’; He will visit Wednesday

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By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax President Donald Trump, calling the massacre at a country music festival in Las Vegas “an act of pure evil,” asked the nation to unite in prayer. In a somber message, he said  he has ordered the nation’s “great flag be flown at half staff” in memory of those who lost […]

Zinke: One-third of Interior Employees Not Loyal to Trump

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From Newsmax WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Monday that nearly one-third of employees at his department are not loyal to him and President Donald Trump, adding that he is working to change the department’s regulatory culture to be more business friendly. Zinke, a former Navy SEAL, said he knew when he took over […]

WH rips ESPN anchor’s Trump comments: ‘A fireable offense’

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday slammed as “a fireable offense” Twitter comments by ESPN anchor Jemele Hill ripping President Donald Trump as “a white supremacist” and “a bigot.” “That’s one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make and certainly is a fireable offense by […]

The only reason [US] cops have bayonets is because they’re free

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By Simone Weichselbaum and Justin George, The Marshall Project From Business Insider Although Michigan Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard runs one of the nation’s largest sheriff’s offices — with about 1,400 officers stationed a few miles northwest of Detroit — he spends a lot of time in Washington. During the waning days of the Obama Administration, […]

US: Charlottesville – One killed in violence over US far-right rally

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From BBC One person has died and 19 others were injured when a car rammed a crowd of people opposing a far-right rally in the US state of Virginia, police say. It happened after violent clashes between white nationalists attending the march and counter-protesters. The mayor of Charlottesville, where the now-cancelled rally was taking place, […]

Giant inflatable chicken takes roost outside the White House while Trump is on vacation

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AP From Business Insider WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may be out of town, but one plucky protester is keeping an eye on the White House. A giant inflatable chicken bearing the unmistakable hairstyle of the commander in chief transfixed tourists and television cameras in the nation’s capital Wednesday afternoon. Twitter users quickly posted […]

Trump signs ‘Seriously Flawed’ Russia Sanctions Bill

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From Newsmax President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed what he called a “seriously flawed” bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, pressured by his Republican Party not to move on his own toward a warmer relationship with Moscow in light of Russian actions. The legislation is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S. […]