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Total Solar Eclipse Countdown

Total Solar Eclipse Countdown Northeast Kansas is one of the prime locations for viewing the Total Solar Eclipse . Of course, in some places it will only be a partial eclipse, for example for Washington, only 81% of the sun will be covered. Five speakers will give presentations on different aspects of solar eclipses. As you look to the skies, keep in mind to take the proper precautions to protect your eyesight. [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House job after 10 days

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House job after 10 days If the Senate convenes every three days for a few minutes or seconds, it is not technically in recess, therefore Trump wouldn't be able to push through a recess appointment to replace Sessions . Mr. Comey had previously told the House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee that the FBI was investigating whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the election... [Full Article...]

State Journal editorial: Trump targets loyal troops with tweets

State Journal editorial: Trump targets loyal troops with tweets Hours after Trump's tweets , Defense Secretary Mattis, who has been on vacation this week, was publicly silent and the Pentagon referred all questions to the White House. Compare that to the $300 million the military is spending this year to recruit 6000 new troops. Trump attempted to cast aside it all aside with a series of fired off tweets. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's Parliament meeting Tuesday to elect interim PM

Pakistan's Parliament meeting Tuesday to elect interim PM The crowds joined Khan in celebrating the ousting of former leader Nawaz Sharif , who resigned on Friday following a decision from Pakistan's Supreme Court to disqualify him from public office. Then, the Supreme Court made a decision to conduct its own investigation of the charges against Sharif. "If the practice of sending Prime Ministers home is not stopped, the country will face greater pr... [Full Article...]

Istanbul to Host Meeting of Ministers on Al-Aqsa Crisis

Istanbul to Host Meeting of Ministers on Al-Aqsa Crisis Up to now Israeli governments have refrained from referring to these two issues in official statements. However, at least 100 Palestinian worshipers were detained from Al-Aqsa on Thursday night, just hours after the compound was fully reopened after almost two weeks of restrictions. [Full Article...]

AMD releases a dozen RX Vega technology and explainer videos

AMD releases a dozen RX Vega technology and explainer videos Earlier this year, AMD introduced Radeon ProRender Technology , which is a free (now open-source) 3D rendering platform that produces photorealistic images from physically based materials and global illumination. But it's going to take a lot more than 7-month-old hype to dethrone Nvidia , which now sits comfortably with its GTX 1070, 1080, 1080 Ti, and Titan X cards dominating the mid and hi... [Full Article...]

Putting the ORDER in Law and Order — General John Kelly

Putting the ORDER in Law and Order — General John Kelly Priebus did not respond to a request to comment. LEWANDOWSKI: Absolutely. The thing that General Kelly should do is not try to change Donald Trump . You have encouraged us in our mission - to provide quality news and watchdog journalism. Mostly, I'm disappointed in Trump's lack of leadership. He pressed for such policies while he was in the military and as Trump's Homeland Security ... [Full Article...]

US flexes military muscle after North Korea's ICBM test

US flexes military muscle after North Korea's ICBM test North Korea's state television broadcast pictures of the launch, showing the missile lifting off in a fiery blast in darkness and Kim cheering with military aides. Experts had said that the July 4 missile could reach Alaska. For generations, propaganda about the Kim family was all that most North Koreans knew, a mythology of powerful but tender-hearted rulers that still suffuses everything from ... [Full Article...]

Schumer: Can't Start a Health Care Fix without a "Spark"

Schumer: Can't Start a Health Care Fix without a Since numerous tenets are what the American people have been saying they wanted, some will likely resurface in any potential bipartisan bill. "It's been around too long". Repeal-and-replace has been a goal for Republicans ever since President Barack Obama enacted the law in 2010. He also tweeted that Senate Democrats, if they had the chance, would change the chamber's rules to pass bills wit... [Full Article...]

Shehbaz Sharif to succeed brother as Pakistan prime minister

Shehbaz Sharif to succeed brother as Pakistan prime minister It is the second time in Pakistan's 70-year history that the Supreme Court has disqualified a sitting prime minister. The quick handover looks to ease political upheaval sparked by the Supreme Court's decision on Friday to disqualify Sharif for concealing his assets. [Full Article...]

Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US

Putin decries 'anti-Russian hysteria' in US But the White House said President Donald Trump is happy with the Bill and will sign it into law, after which it can be reversed only by Congress. Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly denied that Russia hacked into the 2016 election - a charge that Ryabkov also denied. Sanctions introduced against Russian Federation "are also absolute unlawful from the standpoint of internal law ... [Full Article...]

Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from healthcare reform

Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from healthcare reform Originally introduced June 26, it is now in its third version and is nearly certain to be altered further. The Affordable Care Act , approved by Democrats in 2010, is former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement. [Full Article...]

Trump To Republican Senators: 'Don't Give Up'

Trump To Republican Senators: 'Don't Give Up' The president adds: "We will no longer allow this to continue". And they did so, despite men in their own party , in the White House , and on the internet openly threatening them. CDA News reported on Trump attacking Murkowski on Twitter earlier this week. If you tuned out of politics this weekend, you missed a bunch of tweets from the President where he took the Senate to task, implorin... [Full Article...]

The President's war on transgender service members

The President's war on transgender service members Together, the Dunford and Goldfein notes illustrate that military leaders did not equate Trump's tweets with legal orders. At the time , Mattis said this "does not presuppose the outcome of the review", but Trump's tweets appeared to have done just that. [Full Article...]

Venezuelans brace for unrest ahead of Sunday's vote

Venezuelans brace for unrest ahead of Sunday's vote The White House says U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has spoken with Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez about the political unrest wracking the South American nation. "The race was between the free and rebellious Venezuelan people and an authoritarian government [acting] totally outside the constitution ". Venezuelan paramedic Johann Paredes has been in the thick of the protests, treati... [Full Article...]

Trump to Senate Republicans: Hold off recess until Obamacare is repealed

Trump to Senate Republicans: Hold off recess until Obamacare is repealed The remarks were made to the 49 Republican senators attending a White House lunch with the president Wednesday, two days after the BCRA collapsed due to opposition from some moderate and conservative GOP senators. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, Monday night that they would not vote for a motion to proceed - combined with Sens. Several others Republicans have expressed reservati... [Full Article...]

Priebus out the day after that slashing attack by Trump's new man

Priebus was the ultimate symbol of the GOP's establishment bowing to the populist billionaire from Fifth Avenue. "Here is a guy from Kenosha, Wisconsin who revitalized the Republican National Committee and became White House chief of staff . [Full Article...]

Trump Announces Chief Of Staff Reince Priebus Is Out Via Twitter

But that said, we have a sacred mission to protect the country and I'm proud of these people, and we'll protect them ". Yet Priebus's dismissal capped a tumultuous six months marked by staff turmoil and political reversals that Trump often blamed on his chief of staff. [Full Article...]

Trump encourages Senate to change rules after health care defeat

Trump encourages Senate to change rules after health care defeat Just on Friday, Trump called the 60-vote rule "senseless". It proposed ending insurance mandates and the medical device tax, boosting health savings accounts, giving states flexibility and shifting funds to health care centers. Ryan responded not long after with a discursive and far from definitive statement that blamed the Senate for being unable to pass anything , but said, "if moving forwar... [Full Article...]

'All US within missile range,' North Korea says

'All US within missile range,' North Korea says According to the Washington Times , the Japanese Coast Guard has issued safety warnings to all ships and aircraft in the area. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a "serious and real threat" to the country's security. US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley also warned that the U.S.is prepared to defend itself from the North Korean threat, saying, "One of our capabilities lies w... [Full Article...]


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