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Demonstrators hit the streets to protest Trump in second women’s march

People participate in the second annual Women’s March outside the White House in Washington, January 20, 2018.Aaron Bernstein/Reuters Protests erupted across the United States on Saturday, with thousands of demonstrators lining the streets of major cities, donning pink “pussyhats,” and rallying against President Donald Trump. The demonstrations are taking place …

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Turkey launches air and ground assault on US-backed Kurds in Syria

Turkish warplane striking Kurdish positions in Afrin province of Syria. Reuters Turkey launched a massive air and ground campaign against US-backed Kurds in Syria on Saturday. The Kurdish YPG have released statements asking Turkey to “halt its unjustified threats.”   Turkey launched a massive air and ground campaign against US-backed …

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GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan settled sexual misconduct complaint from aide

GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan, from Pennsylvania. Jacquelyn Martin/AP GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former aide to whom the congressmen repeatedly expressed his romantic desires, The New York Times reported. When the aide became romantically involved with someone outside of work, Meehan …

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Government shutdown effect on military, defense, veterans

US Marines prepare to march in the Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The federal government shut down at midnight on Saturday because Congress could not reach a funding deal. The shutdown will have a large impact on the military. Active duty …

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Sergei Millian, Michael Cohen mentioned by Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS

Sergei Millian sat down for an interview with ABC in January 2017. Screenshot/ABC The House Intelligence Committee released the transcript of its interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson on Thursday. Simpson spoke at length about Sergei Millian, a Belarus-born businessman who has worked with the Trump Organization and was …

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China, Russia are focus of new US National Defense Strategy

Defense Secretary James Mattis speaks about the National Defense Review, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ National Defense Strategy is the first NDS in a decade. The new document recognizes the potential threats from China and Russia. The Department of Defense will focus …

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