Israeli PM Caught On Hot Mic Deriding ‘Crazy’ EU, Admitting To Syria Strikes July 19, 2017
Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
House Budget Blueprint Boosts Military, Cuts Food Stamps By AP
The plan would cut $500 billion from Medicare, $1.5 trillion from Medicaid and the Obama health law, along with sweeping cuts to benefits such as federal employee pensions, food stamps, and tax credits for the working poor.
Team Probing Syria Chemical Weapons Attacks Under Political Pressure By AP
The pressure is coming from "more than one and probably less than 20, but it's still from quite a lot of different sectors and interested parties."
Once Public Record, Pentagon Makes Nuclear Base Inspection Results Secret By AP
‘Pass-fail’ grades declared off-limits, which the Pentagon says is to prevent adversaries from learning too much about nuclear weapons vulnerabilities.
Wall Street Journal Fires Chief Correspondent Over Links To CIA Arms Dealer By AP
The Wall Street Journal insists Solomon forfeited their trust and that they were dismayed by his “poor judgement.”
Poll: Most Americans Agree With Court’s Block Of Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’ By AP
50 percent of people who responded to the poll said they think a desire to prevent Muslims from entering the country was a major reason for the ban, while 20 percent said it was a minor reason.
UN: Budget Shortfall Threatens Aid To Syria’s 6 Million At-Risk Children By AP
Nearly 6 million children are in need in Syria and another 2.5 million require assistance in neighboring countries, according to UNICEF.
Russia: US Coalition Providing Safe Corridors For ISIS To Flee Raqqa By AP
The Russian military claims it has struck several ISIS convoys as they left the city besieged by U.S. and allied rebel forces.
Terrorist Attack On Kabul Diplomatic Zone Leaves 80 Dead, Scores Wounded By AP
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the blast, though both the Taliban and the ISIS have staged large-scale attacks in the Afghan capital in the past.