ISIS claims deadly attack on Afghan military hospital

KABUL, March 8 (Reuters) – Gunmen dressed as medics stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital on Wednesday and battled security forces for hours, killing more than 30 people and wounding dozens in an attack claimed by Islamic State. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the rear of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan…

China proposes deal to ease tensions over North Korean missiles

China warned of a “head-on collision” Wednesday unless North Korea stops launching banned missiles and the United States and South Korea halt their joint military exercises. “The two sides are like two accelerating trains coming toward each other, with neither side willing to give way,” Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Beijing at his annual…

6 ways the new health care reform bill would affect your wallet

For better or for worse, Republicans are one step closer to overhauling the federal law best known as Obamacare. Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives’ Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce committees released a draft of their legislative recommendations late Monday. These are the main committees with jurisdiction over health care. Their…

Here’s who wins with Trump’s order to slash regulations

President Trump on Monday morning signed an executive order, “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.” The order appears to be a gift to the business community, which constantly complains of the burden of compliance with federal requirements. It also appears to vest considerable power in the director of the Office of Management and Budget to…

Michael Moore has bold reaction to Trump’s Muslim ban

Michael Moore has bold reaction to Trump’s Muslim ban By Keleigh Nealon, Buzz60 As crowds grew at JFK airport in New York City to protest Donald Trump’s ban on Muslim refugees entering the country, celebrities showed support to protesters from afar. Movie producer Judd Apatow tweeted, “He doesn’t understand that this will lead to people…

Russians suspected of aiding investigations into hacking are being arrested and possibly murdered

chris_zois Jan 28th 2017 11:25AM The fallout from the U.S.-Russian hacking scandal continues, as The Telegraph reported an ex-KGB chief who is reported to have helped former spy Christopher Steele compile the infamous dossier on Donald Trump, was reportedly murdered. The latest development peels back another layer to the controversial Russian hacking scandal, as experts…

North Korea defector: Kim Jong Un’s days are numbered

North Korea defector: Kim Jong Un’s days are numbered North Korean elites have turned their backs on leader Kim Jong Un and dissent is on the rise, according to a recent defector who was formerly Pyongyang’s deputy ambassador to the U.K. “Kim Jong Un’s days are numbered,” Thae Yong Ho told a press conference in…

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggests potential voter fraud investigation

The White House doubled down on Tuesday, defending President Donald Trump’s claim that millions of people committed voter fraud in the November election, even though this claim has largely been debunked. During Tuesday afternoon’s daily press briefing, ABC News’ Cecilia Vega asked the president’s press secretary Sean Spicer if Trump believes that millions voted illegally…

Complaining to the White House just got a bit harder

Jan 24th 2017 11:43AM By Nick Cardona, Buzz60 If you want to file a complaint with the White House, you’re going to have to go to great lengths to do it. The comment phone line where people can call and voice their concerns or praise is currently closed. Instead, a recording tells the caller to…

U.S. Senate Committee backs Tillerson as Trump’s secretary of state

  Jan 23rd 2017 5:59PM WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly approved President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil chairman Rex Tillerson, on Monday. The vote was 11-10, with every committee Republican backing Tillerson and every Democrat opposing his nomination. Tillerson is expected to be…