Ivanka Trump ‘was the worst offender in the White House’: Ivanka reportedly discussed government affairs using her personal email address

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump reportedly sent numerous emails related to internal government affairs using her personal email address. The first daughter is believed to have discussed government policy in her emails, and sent her work schedule and travel information to herself and personal assistants. Ivanka, who took on her unpaid […]

US Senate confirms Robert Wilkie to be Veterans Affairs Secretary

In an 86-9 vote, the US Senate has confirmed Robert Wilkie to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Wilkie, who was President Donald Trump’s third pick for the job in 18 months, is expected to be sworn in quickly to take over the department which serves some 9 million veterans. The office has remained vacant for […]

The White House may send John Kelly to run the embattled Veterans Affairs department

White House officials and sources close to President Donald Trump are reportedly discussing the idea of having White House chief of staff John Kelly lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. The development follows the withdrawal of Trump nominee Ronny Jackson, the embattled US Navy Rear Adm. took himself out of the running on Thursday. For Kelly, […]

‘We’ll talk when we step into America’: Iran’s regional affairs none of US business, Khamenei says

Tehran won’t seek permission from Washington to maintain its presence in the Middle East, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared, adding that Tehran will talk with Americans if Iran decides to project power in their neighborhood. The presence of the US military all across the globe and in the Middle East in particular is “malicious and […]

US driven by neo-imperialist ambitions in interfering in other countries' affairs – Lavrov

Moscow views US attempts to interfere into other countries’ affairs as “neo-imperial ambitions,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. Read more Speaking on Thursday after a meeting with Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Lavrov also stated that Moscow has never meddled in Washington’s affairs, and there has never been a fact that signals otherwise. In the […]

Unhealthy state of affairs: Three-quarters of young Americans unfit for military service, study says

The US could be facing a security crisis and it has nothing to do with the Russians this time. According to a new study, the majority of military-age Americans don’t meet the criteria for service – mostly due to health problems. As many as 71 percent of young US citizens are ineligible to serve in […]

US aims to disrupt Russia’s internal affairs with sanctions before elections – Deputy FM

A new round of sanctions likely to be imposed on Moscow by Washington will be an obvious attempt to disrupt Russian internal affairs ahead of the presidential elections, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister has said. “We see this as yet another attempt to influence our internal affairs, especially ahead of the presidential election,” Deputy FM Sergey […]

Putin: Foreign intelligence agencies trying to meddle in Russia’s internal affairs

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 15:21 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 15:36 Vladimir Putin has urged Russia’s security services to “erect a safe barrier” against foreign interference in the country’s society and politics, ahead of the presidential election next year. Read more “There is a great responsibility on the intelligence services to erect a safe […]

From Nazi-themed stag-dos to sordid affairs… here are 7 Tory MPs who got the boot

Taxpayer-funded duck houses, Nazi-themed stag-dos, affairs involving Russian spies – you name it, a Tory’s been sacked for it. As Priti Patel awaits her fate for secretly meeting Israeli politicians, here’s a very small selection of Tory downfalls. Aidan Burley   MP for Cannock Chase Aidan Burley was forced to stand down for organizing a Nazi-themed […]