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Budget Cuts Enrage Various Departments

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting urged Congress and President Trump on Thursday to reconsider the proposal to eliminate all federal funding to them, which supports NPR and PBS. PBS and NPR are ready to fight budget cuts

McDonald’s Tweet Disses Trump. Hacked?

McDonald’s main Twitter account tweeted out some unflattering words for President Donald Trump.  McDonalds deleted the tweet shortly after stating that they had been hacked. McDonald’s tweets, deletes message to Trump: ‘You’re disgusting’ Via rss.cnn.com 03/16/2017 11:19

Travel Ban 2 Blocked

US District Judge Derrick Watson of Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration’s travel ban, saying it likely violates First Amendment protections. Trump travel ban: US judge blocks new executive order Via www.bbc.co.uk 03/15/2017

No Evidence For Trump Wiretap Claims

US lawmakers say they have not seen any evidence that President Barack Obama wiretapped Donald Trump. Adam Schiff, the panel’s top Democrat stated “To date I’ve seen no evidence that supports the claim that President Trump made

MSNBC Leaks Trump 2005 Returns

President Donald Trump made $153 million and paid $38 million in federal taxes in 2005, according to two pages of his federal income tax return that were released by MSNBC. Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return leak reveals

White House Backing Off Wiretapping Claims

Presidential spokesman Sean Spicer said the president wasn’t using the word wiretapping literally when he claimed ex President Obama “wiretapped” him, noting that Trump had put the term in quotation marks. Trump wiretap claims: White House softens

Massive Blizzard Taking Aim At Northeast

The Northeast is bracing for an epic late winter storm that is forecast to bring blizzard conditions, damaging winds and the heavy snow that could be measured in feet. Severe storm to hit Northeast Via feeds.foxnews.com 03/13/2017

Radio Shack Files For Bankruptcy…Again

In the second time in two years RadioShack has gone into Chapter 11.  As part of the announcement, Radio Shack has also stated that they will close 200 stores nationwide  RadioShack files for bankruptcy, again Via rss.cnn.com

Statue of Liberty Goes Dark

The Statue of Liberty went dark for over an hour last night.  What happened? The National Parks Service issued a statement stating that the statue had gone dark because “power and a lighting system controller had been

Hawaii Files Suit Against Travel Ban

Hawaii filed suit to temporarily block U.S. President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.  The state of Hawaii argues in an amended complaint that the new order remains incompatible with freedom of religion protections. Hawaii files first lawsuit

Wikileaks Dumps Secrets of CIA Hacking

WikiLeaks released thousands of pages of documents that appear to reveal CIA surveillance techniques. Some of the exploits may have been developed within the CIA, while others appear to have been purchased, copied or downloaded from non-governmental

The Plan to Repeal Obamacare Released by GOP

The long-awaited Republican replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act (best known as Obamacare), was released by House Republicans on Monday. U.S. Republicans unveil plan to dismantle Obamacare, critics pounce Via feeds.reuters.com 03/06/2017 6:12 PM  

Trump Sign Travel Ban….Again

Donald Trump signed a revised executive order to reinstate a ban on immigration from certain Muslim-majority countries and suspend the US refugee program. Trump signs new travel ban directive Via www.bbc.co.uk 03/06/2017 9:50 AM  

Obamas to Pen a Book

Ex-President Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to publish their memoirs with Penguin Random House, in a deal reportedly worth tens of millions of dollars.  Barack and Michelle Obama agree Penguin Random House book deal

Trump Addresses Joint Session of Congress

President Trump spent a little more than an hour speaking about job creation, immigration, national security, and international trade as he spoke to a joint session of Congress. Trump speech to Congress promises ‘renewal of American spirit’

SpaceX is Going (Around) The Moon

SpaceX has announced that they will fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. The unnamed astronauts have already paid a significant deposit to do a moon mission. SpaceX to fly two