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Gary Cohn Faked a Bad Phone Connection to Shut Trump Up Gary Cohn Faked a Bad Phone Connection to Shut Trump Up
- November 22, 2017

Sen. Tom Carper of DE told CNN that Cohn took the call from the president during a discussion with Democratic senators about tax reform. "Seriously, and he did", replied Carper . Carper told The Hill at the time that he asked Cohn to tell Trump he was "brilliant" and then pretend to lose the connection and hang up, but it wasn't clear until Wednesday that-according to Carper-Cohn actually did it. (more...)
Walter Shaub, former ethics director, files complaint against Kellyanne Conway Walter Shaub, former ethics director, files complaint against Kellyanne Conway
- November 22, 2017

Conway came under criticism from the ethics office in February when she publicly endorsed fashion products sold by President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump. That comes after "days of behind-the-scenes talks in which [Trump] vented about Moore's accusers and expressed skepticism about their accounts", per Politico . (more...)
Rand Paul's Wife Kelley: No 'Altercation' with Neighbor but 'Deliberate Blindside Attack' Rand Paul's Wife Kelley: No 'Altercation' with Neighbor but 'Deliberate Blindside Attack'
- November 22, 2017

Boucher, Paul's neighbor for 17 years, pleaded not guilty earlier this month to a fourth-degree assault charge. Kelley devotes more time , though, to pushing back against the narrative of an ongoing dispute and calls Boucher unhinged. Author Jack Moore wrote that the Times showed that "Paul is a bit of an asshole about his yard". "There have been several nights where I had my hand on my phone ready to call 911 when his breathing became so labored it was terrifying". (more...)
A House Republican had a nude photo posted online this week A House Republican had a nude photo posted online this week
- November 22, 2017

The photo, posted anonymously on at least one website on Monday, has been making the rounds on Twitter, mainly through an anonymous account purporting to belong to a "100 percent Trump supporter". Barton may be a victim, in that Texas has a law against "revenge porn", that is, the posting of sexually explicit images online without an individual's consent. (more...)
Jail Time Possible for MAGA Hat Stealer Jail Time Possible for MAGA Hat Stealer
- November 22, 2017

Inspired by the incident, Vitale and other College Republicans in Southern California started instituting "MAGA Mondays", in which they proudly display their Trump gear on campus - including the same hat Macias allegedly stole. A criminal complaint provided to The College Fix by the Riverside County District Attorney's Office states that Edith Macias has been charged with one misdemeanor count of grand theft for the September 27 incident. (more...)
White House insists Trump will have a 'full schedule' - then he shows up at the golf course White House insists Trump will have a 'full schedule' - then he shows up at the golf course
- November 22, 2017

She also said that the president plans to make a number of calls his week, especially related to tax reform, and that the White House will provide readouts of those calls. It's the day before Thanksgiving and if I had to guess one thing Donald Trump is thankful for this year, it's that Twitter increased the tweet length from 140 to 280 characters. (more...)
Watch Chris Hemsworth Ride a Horse in the Second Watch Chris Hemsworth Ride a Horse in the Second "12 Strong" Trailer
- November 22, 2017

Special Forces team chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan for a unsafe mission in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attack. Trevante Rhodes , Geoff Stults , Thad Luckinbill , Austin Stowell , Ben O'Toole, Austin Hebert , Kenneth Miller , Kenny Sheard , Jack Kesy , Laith Nakli, Fahim Fazli, Yousuf Azami, Said Taghmaoui, Elsa Pataky, William Fichtner and Rob Riggle co-star. (more...)
Constitution of Task Force for drafting a New Direct Tax Legislation Constitution of Task Force for drafting a New Direct Tax Legislation
- November 22, 2017

The task force would draft direct tax laws in line with tax laws prevalent in other countries, incorporating worldwide best practices, and keeping in mind the economic needs of the country. The board highlighted that Senior Bureaucrat Arbind Modi has been appointed as the convener of the task force. The previous UPA government had brought in the Direct Taxes Code Bill, 2010, to simplify tax legislation for both individual taxpayers and corporates. (more...)
Gujarat Elections: Ex MP Kanjibhai Patel and Son Quit BJP Before Elections Gujarat Elections: Ex MP Kanjibhai Patel and Son Quit BJP Before Elections
- November 22, 2017

Donations the BJP received in Gujarat were also far higher than what the party got in other states, the report said, with 10.04 per cent of all donations the party got in that period (a total of Rs 801.67 crore) coming from the state. "If the BJP decides to support Rane, the equation will completely change, giving us a fair chance of victory". Instead, they should vote for the most deserving candidate and for the party which cares for them. (more...)
2 dead in North Idaho; man detained in homicide case 2 dead in North Idaho; man detained in homicide case
- November 22, 2017

LEWISTON, Idaho-The Lewiston Police Department said the double homicide suspect they were searching for was located in Umatilla, Oregon Tuesday morning. At 5 a.m. today, police went to a house in the 600 block of Preston Avenue in Lewiston. A third adult was taken to a local hospital for a stab wound to the back and is reportedly in serious condition. (more...)
Police concerned for safety of woman who disappeared after online date Police concerned for safety of woman who disappeared after online date
- November 22, 2017

Loofe, 24, had gone on a date the night before with a woman she met online. But Loofe didn't show up for work Thursday and hasn't been heard from since. Loofe has a spinal disorder and walks differently, Gehrig said. But family has told us her vehicle was still at her apartment, and her phone also was last tracked in Wilber. (more...)
Do You Own WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) Shares? Do You Own WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) Shares?
- November 22, 2017

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) in the last month has increased +18.57%. Therefore 83% are positive. WPX Energy, Inc . has a fifty-two week low of $8.39 and a fifty-two week high of $16.17. Wasatch Advsrs holds 0.03% or 223,077 shares. State Teachers Retirement owns 379,910 shares. The data from the past twelve months tells a different story: insiders executed 15 buys and 24 sells, and ownership increased by a net of 205604 shares. (more...)
Lisa Murkowski says she backs general GOP plan to repeal Obamacare Lisa Murkowski says she backs general GOP plan to repeal Obamacare
- November 22, 2017

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Ala.) wrote in an op-ed published Tuesday that she supports Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare's individual mandate. "Repealing the individual mandate simply restores to people the freedom to choose". This shift in federal spending stems from the Senate's decision to add the repeal of the individual mandate, the health care law's requirement that Americans have insurance or pay a penalty to their bill. (more...)
Whitefish halts Puerto Rico repairs citing $83 million bill Whitefish halts Puerto Rico repairs citing $83 million bill
- November 22, 2017

Even with the cancellation of the contentious contract, the company and its 500 workers were supposed to stay on the job until the end of the month. Puerto Rico's bankrupt electric company, known as PREPA, is behind in its payments and Whitefish can not continue fronting the cash needed to hire subcontracted workers, Whitefish said. (more...)
Talking a Trade Deal to Death — NAFTA Talking a Trade Deal to Death — NAFTA
- November 22, 2017

That's the question being raised after the fifth round of discussions in Mexico City ended November 21. The fifth round of the North American Free Trade Agreement ended in Mexico City late Tuesday, with the trade officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico issuing a bland statement, but with Canada unwilling to accept USA demands, particularly on autos. (more...)
BN Takes Action Against Absent MPs During Budget 2018 Vote BN Takes Action Against Absent MPs During Budget 2018 Vote
- November 22, 2017

He said terrorist organisations were also good at gaining sympathisers to provide them with funds and other forms of support. "I have already reminded them to be around and we have taken some domestic action towards the absent MPs", Ahmad Zahid said, without explaining the details of the action. (more...)
Local school districts recognized by state for student growth Local school districts recognized by state for student growth
- November 22, 2017

The DPI statewide data, which includes data on multiple indicators for multiple years across four priority areas, also indicated that 161 schools in the state of Wisconsin had score fluctuations of 10 or more points in both overall and growth scores compared to 2015-16. (more...)
Leader of Germany's FDP rules out resumption of coalition talks Leader of Germany's FDP rules out resumption of coalition talks
- November 22, 2017

In contrast to the FDP, the Green party leadership has said it is willing to take part in more negotiations. But the party said after a disastrous result in Germany's September 24 election that it would go into opposition, and its leadership reiterated that stance Monday after Merkel's coalition talks with two smaller parties collapsed and insisted it isn't afraid of a new poll. (more...)
Israel Foils Smuggling of Tons of Explosives into Gaza Israel Foils Smuggling of Tons of Explosives into Gaza
- November 22, 2017

The new lab was set up for just this goal, officials said, as they were aware that Gaza Arab terrorists had successfully smuggled various materials into Gaza for use in rockets and other weapons. Head of the crossings authority, Brig. -Gen. (res.) Kamil Abu Rukun praised the greatly enhanced abilities granted to the crossing's security apparatus by the addition of the laboratory. (more...)
Gov't cancels all planned peace talks with communist rebels Gov't cancels all planned peace talks with communist rebels
- November 22, 2017

Such news drove Duterte to tell Dureza and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, who chairs the government panel negotiating with the National Democratic Front: "You tell the guys there in the Netherlands, I am no longer available for any official talk". (more...)
LaVar Ball: Lakers Coaches 'Soft' on Lonzo Ball LaVar Ball: Lakers Coaches 'Soft' on Lonzo Ball
- November 22, 2017

Walton praised LaVar for how he raised Lonzo to be such a selfless player, but said the Lakers aren't concerned with what parents may say about the team's coaching. Entering Tuesday night, the No. 2 overall pick is averaging 8.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 7.1 assists on 31.3 percent shooting from the field, including 22.8 percent shooting from three. (more...)
Palace justifies Santiago's 'removal' from DDB post Palace justifies Santiago's 'removal' from DDB post
- November 22, 2017

In a Palace press briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, who was allowed by Duterte to reveal the reasons why Santiago was sacked, said a DDB Employees Union letter to the Chief Executive alleged that he went on trips to Vienna, Austria and the United States with his family, close DDB employees, and alleged mistress, a certain Edith Julie Mendoza, who was also his coffee server, last September. (more...)
Facebook to inform users of content they saw from Russian trolls Facebook to inform users of content they saw from Russian trolls
- November 22, 2017

Russian accounts were found to have to steered discourse and cultural opinion on the social media platform and its sister platform, Instagram, which is owned by Facebook. Several Democratic lawmakers - including Sens. Roughly 150 million of Facebook's users saw posts shared by pages belonging to the Russian propaganda organization known as the Internet Research Agency, Facebook previously told United States investigators. (more...)
UNC: N. Korean Soldiers Fired Across Military Demarcation Line UNC: N. Korean Soldiers Fired Across Military Demarcation Line
- November 22, 2017

Footage captured by the United Nations Command shows a North Korean 4WD ripping through a forested area close to the border at frantic speed. Brooks also praised the UNC Security Battalion for taking actions to "deter a resumption of hostilities" and respecting the Demilitarized Zone even though North Korea opened fire. (more...)
Obamacare Sign-Ups Slow Slightly in Shortened Enrollment Period Obamacare Sign-Ups Slow Slightly in Shortened Enrollment Period
- November 22, 2017

Nearly 800,000 people selected an Obamacare plan that takes effect January 1 on HealthCare.gov, during the week running from November 12 through last Saturday, officials said. The figures include people choosing ACA plans for 2018 in the 39 states that rely on HealthCare.gov, the website for the federal marketplace. The count refers to people who have selected a plan. (more...)
Here's the Street Fighter and Transformers Crossover You Didn't Know You Wanted Here's the Street Fighter and Transformers Crossover You Didn't Know You Wanted
- November 22, 2017

In addition to all that, we also have another pre-order campaign goal, with a threshold of 3000 for the figure stands to be included with the sets. Each figure works like you'd expect a Transformers toy to work, except instead of a auto transforming into a robot, it an Autobot or Decepticon, it transforms into a Street Fighter instead. (more...)
AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) Sees Stock Price Rise AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) Sees Stock Price Rise
- November 22, 2017

Short traders are more bullish on AK Steel Holding Corp lately if you consider the decrease in short interest. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 15,371 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $340,000 after purchasing an additional 540 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Israeli man's selfies at Majid-e-Nabwi spark outrage on social media Israeli man's selfies at Majid-e-Nabwi spark outrage on social media
- November 22, 2017

BBC reports that Russian born Ben Tzion has a history of posting images at religious locations across the Middle East, from Iran to Jordan. The image of him inside Majid-e-Nabwi was posted on his Facebook page. Though Facebook did not remove the picture, however, Instagram took action and deleted Tzion's account. An Israeli globetrotter faced the ire of social media after he posted selfies captured inside the Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) Mosque in Madina (Masjid-e-Nabwi). (more...)
Trio of bears spotted in Tahoe City shopping center Trio of bears spotted in Tahoe City shopping center
- November 22, 2017

One deputy is quickly earning the title of "bear whisperer", according to the Placer County Sheriff's Office. There was no Goldilocks at this Northern California shopping center, but three bears were clearly looking for a snack as they were found outside a Taco Bell. (more...)
More troopers will be out this holiday week. Here's where they'll be More troopers will be out this holiday week. Here's where they'll be
- November 22, 2017

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says that past year during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, nine people were killed in fatal crashes on Ohio's roadways. If you are the designated driver, make sure every passenger is properly restrained and plan ahead for road conditions. GOHS also says don't drink and drive. (more...)

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