• Voice of AmericaKushner Heading to Mideast for Peace Talks

    Jared Kushner is traveling to the Middle East this week to continue work toward a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.   A White House official said the senior aide and son-in-law to President Donald Trump will arrive on Wednesday for meetings in Jerusalem and Ramallah. Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s international envoy, will arrive on Monday.   The official said Read more...

  • The Washington PostAt height of Russia tensions, Trump campaign chairman Manafort met with business associate from Ukraine

    In August, as tension mounted over Russia’s role in the U.S. presidential race, Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, sat down to dinner with a business associate from Ukraine who once served in the Russian army. Konstantin Kilimnik, who learned English at a military school that some experts consider a training ground for Russian spies, had helped run the Ukraine Read more...

  • The Columbus DispatchCity Council to vote on higher burglar alarm fees and fines

    Rick Rouan The Columbus Dispatch @RickRouan The Columbus City Council will vote Monday night on a complete overhaul of regulations for alarm companies and a new fee structure for homeowners and businesses who use them. The city’s alarm rules haven’t been updated since 1998, and city officials have said new technology has made revisions necessary. The update also will force Read more...

  • The Huffington PostKilling Of Muslim Teen Was Road Rage, Not A Hate Crime, Police Say

    The brutal murder of a 17-year-old Muslim girl that has rocked the country and had sparked cries for justice on social media is being investigated as road rage and not as a hate crime, Fairfax County police said Monday. Darwin A. Martinez Torres, a 22-year-old resident of Sterling, VA, was charged on Monday with assaulting and ultimately killing Nabra Hassanen with a baseball bat Read more...

  • CNNSupreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

    Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court will take up the most important gerrymandering case in more than a decade, it announced Monday. The case involves district lines in Wisconsin that challengers say were drawn unconstitutionally to benefit Republicans. The case could have a major impact on how district lines are drawn up nationwide.The court has said that too much partisanship in map Read more...

  • Associated PressEnergy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line with the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.Asked on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” whether carbon emissions are primarily responsible for climate change, Perry said no, adding that “most Read more...

  • BBC NewsBoris Johnson at EU meeting to tackle online extremism

    Internet giants will face increased pressure to tackle online extremism as EU leaders are expected to back a drive for tougher web regulation.Boris Johnson will be among EU foreign ministers meeting to consider measures to ensure there is “no safe space for terrorists” to plot attacks and share radical material online.It comes in the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Read more...

  • CBS NewsWhat you need to know about 666 Fifth Avenue

    Last Updated Jun 19, 2017 10:03 AM EDT What’s 666 Fifth Avenue?It’s a 41-story tower in Midtown Manhattan that was supposed to be the crown jewel of the Kushner Companies real estate empire. The Kushners bought in 2007 for $1.8 billion, and at the time it was the most expensive real estate deal in New York City’s history. The purchase Read more...

  • CNBCTrump's tax returns could reveal big refunds from partially leaked 2005 federal return

    The pressure is growing to force President Trump to turn over his tax returns. The other day, for example, 200 Congressmen filed a suit in federal court, arguing that voters and lawmakers have a right to know whether Trump’s businesses are violating the Constitution’s emolument clause, which bars the president from accepting payments from foreign countries. The lead Senate plaintiff Read more...

  • Chicago Sun-TimesTrump tweets about Democrats, Georgia election

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is attacking Democrats and promoting the Republican running in this week’s House runoff election in Georgia.In a tweet Monday, Trump said that Democrats “want to stop tax cuts, good healthcare and Border Security.” He also said “their ObamaCare is dead.”Trump concluded: “Vote now for Karen H,” an apparent reference to Karen Handel, the Republican running Read more...