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  • 2 U.S. Special Ops Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
    Two U.S. Special Operations Forces soldiers were killed in a raid targeting ISIS fighters in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday. One service member was reported wounded in the joint U.S.-Afghan operation. The incident occurred near where, earlier this month, the U.S. dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb, which ofificials said ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-27
  • Pentagon Inspector General Launches Investigation Of Michael Flynn
    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Elijah Cummings has released three new documents related to former National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s acceptance of payment by the Russian and Turkish governments. The documents consist of a 2014 letter from the Defense Intelligence ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-27
  • Syria: ‘Israeli Strike’ Hits Near Damascus Airport [VIDEO]
    Syrian state media claimed Thursday that an Israeli missile strike caused an explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus’s airport. However, Syrian rebel sources told the BBC that the target was an arms depot controlled by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement—an ally of the Assad regime that Israel has ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-27
  • Trump Won’t Pull U.S. Out of NAFTA
    President Donald Trump has announced that he will not pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, despite numerous promises to do so. Trump informed the leaders of Mexico and Canada of his decision Wednesday, and the White House later confirmed that the president had “agreed not ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-27
  • The Silence Of The Lambs Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73
    Acclaimed director Jonathan Demme died on Wednesday morning in New York after suffering from esophageal cancer. He was 73. In a career that spanned more than four decades, Demme directed The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won an Academy Award in 1992, as well as dramas like Something ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-26
  • Stephen Colbert Rips Ivanka Trump’s ‘Born Rich’ Success Story [VIDEO]
    Watch the video where Colbert talked about Trump sending Ivanka to Berlin where she was booed for praising her father’s agenda. “Today, Trump sent Ivanka to Berlin to participate in a women’s conference, making her the first Trump to attend a women’s conference that didn’t include a swimsuit competition.” ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-26
  • Factory For Ivanka’s Line Pays $62/Week
    A factory in China linked to Ivanka Trump’s clothing line has come under fire for making workers endure nearly 60-hour work weeks for just over $62 a week, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. The findings were revealed in an audit of the factory conducted by the Washington-based Fair Labor Association ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-26
  • U.S. Starts Deploying Controversial Missile Defense System In SK
    The U.S. military on Wednesday started moving parts of a controversial missile defense system to a site in South Korea where it will be installed to help protect against threats from North Korea, as tensions rise over Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear weapons programs. Hundreds of local residents protested against the ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-26
  • Judge Blocks Trump’s Sanctuary City Order
    A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked President Trump’s executive order that threatens to cut off federal funding for sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration orders by protecting undocumented immigrants. U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco ruled that the plaintiffs, San Francisco and Santa Clara ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-26
  • House Oversight Committee: Flynn ‘Inappropriately’ Took Foreign Money
    The White House on Tuesday denied the House Oversight Committee’s request for documents relating to former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who was fired in February for lying to the vice president. Additionally, the committee’s leaders said Flynn “inappropriately” accepted money from foreign governments. In a letter to the committee’s ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Colbert To Trump: Thanks For A Great 100 Days [VIDEO]
    Stephen Colbert thanked President Trump for his high up ratings and wondered whether Mr. Trump’s enigmatic reference to “S.C.” in a Friday tweet might have been about him: “I gotta say, Donald Trump has done a lot for me in the first 100 days. Thank you for your service, ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Trevor Noah Takes On Trump’s First 100 Days [VIDEO]
    Trevor Noah celebrated Donald Trump’s 100th day in office or how he called it on Monday night’s show, “for us 15 years, but we’re all living in Trump time so it’s 100 days.” After saying it was an “early milestone of presidential success,” Noah showed clips of former presidents ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Trump To Propose Cutting Corporate Tax Rate To 15 Percent
    On Wednesday, President Trump will announce his plan to overhaul the tax code, including his proposal to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, White House officials told The Washington Post on Monday. Independent analysts have estimated a cut this severe could cost the federal government ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Ivanka Booed In Germany While Praising Her Dad [VIDEO]
    Ivanka Trump was booed and hissed on stage Tuesday in Germany, according to reporters who were at the W20—a Group of 20 conference focused on international women’s issues. Ivanka Trump called her father, the 45th president of the United States, a “tremendous champion” of families, reportedly leading to the hostile ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-25
  • WATCH President Obama’s First Public Speech Since He Left Office VIDEO
    Watch Barack Obama first formal public appearance since leaving the White House, he said Monday that partisanship and special interests have poisoned the political process and hindered the search for solutions to the nation’s most pressing problems. Speaking inside a University of Chicago auditorium to about 400 people, ... read more
    Source: LNCPublished on 2017-04-24