SNL Cold Open: Ousted Jeff Sessions Serenades MIA President Trump

With Alec Baldwin presumably still indisposed — how do you not riff on the Trump/Jim Acosta press conference kerfuffle? — NBC’s Saturday Night Live this weekend instead opened with ousted/forcibly-resigned Attorney General Jeff Sessions bidding adieu to his friends from the White House. Discovered by Sarah Huckabee Sanders hiding under his desk (waiting to give […]

Yemen president names new defense chiefs as govt forces continue assault on key port

Yemen’s President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi has replaced the defense minister and the army chief of staff, as government forces press ahead with a five-month assault on the rebel-held port of Hodeida. The president on Thursday named Mohammad al-Maqdashi as defense minister to replace Mahmoud al-Subaihi who has been detained by the rebels for years, […]

‘Go home!’ Ukrainian President Poroshenko calls for Russian Orthodox Church to be purged

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate, telling it to “go home” in fiery comments, which the Church dismissed as “absurd” and unconstitutional. Concerns voiced by top Russian officials about the ongoing church row in Ukraine are proof that the institution should not be in the country at […]

President Trump's Game of Thrones Tweet Draws Sharp Rebuke From HBO

More like the cease and desist order is coming. HBO on Friday distanced itself from a Game of Thrones-themed tweet issued earlier in the day by President Trump, telling TVLine in a statement: “We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes.” Trump’s GoT-esque “ad” — […]

In new interview, Trump claims ‘I always like to be truthful,’ but his history of public statements before and after he became president prove otherwise

Andrew Harnik/AP President Donald Trump stopped short of admitting to peddling falsehoods when a reporter asked him whether he fulfilled his promise to “never lie.” The question was an apparent reference to a 2016 campaign speech in which Trump ensured supporters he would never lie. When asked if he always tells the truth, Trump said, […]

Turkish President Erdogan promises to reveal the ‘naked truth’ about Jamal Khashoggi’s death

REUTERS/Umit Bektas Turkish President RecepTayyip Erdogan promised to reveal the “naked truth” regarding journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death on Tuesday.  “We are looking for justice here and this will be revealed in all its naked truth, not through some ordinary steps but in all its naked truth,” Erdogan added. Several members of Erdogan’s ruling AK Party […]

The American President Who Screened Federal Employees for Their Loyalty

Loyalty is clearly a trait of paramount importance to U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration. “I need loyalty, I expect loyalty,” Trump reportedly told former FBI director James Comey. Even before the “enemies list” that surfaced in August, Trump has claimed that many federal employees are disloyal and pursue their own political interests, and […]

Nigeria's Opposition Preys on President Buhari's Weakness: A Faltering Economy

Opposition candidates seeking to unseat Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, are attacking his economic record and treatment of foreign investors as election season intensifies in Africa’s most populous country. Four members of Buhari’s own party who have defected to the opposition to challenge him are pitching themselves as more business-minded candidates who can jump-start a sluggish […]

Bugatti SUV is a possibility, automaker's president says

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Paris Motor Show The brand is considering options beyond W16 hypercars. Continue reading Bugatti SUV is a possibility, automaker’s president says Bugatti SUV is a possibility, automaker’s president says originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. […]