Among the global organizations to react to Donald Trump's use of the term "shithole countries" in relation to African nations and Haiti, the African Union's comment has been the most pointed, with Ebba Kalondo, the African Union spokeswoman, saying...
If you're a parent, you'll know that when a child denies something several times, there's usually a truth hidden in there somewhere. President Trump is no different from a child, and I say that as a compliment because the...
The President of the United States is beyond understanding. After confusing the civilized world with his brand of "uniqueness" over the past year, Trump has now reached a new low: I'll fix your DACA problem if you give me...
U.S. spy satellites have reportedly observed Chinese ships transferring oil to North Korea ships illegally, according to Seoul-based newspaper Chosun Ilbo, which cited South Korean government officials.The report was summarized on Fox News on Wednesday. To cut a long story...
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a new advisory on Wednesday regarding pre-payment of 2018 property tax, which says that pre-paying anticipated property taxes that haven't been assessed in 2017 will not be deductible in 2017.The advisory is a...
The US has approved plans to have private arms companies provide lethal weapons to Ukraine to aid its fight against Russia-backed separatists.Congress approved such a plan in 2014 during the Obama administration called the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, but the...
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is mulling over a $13.4 million fine against Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. for not identifying paid programming as such.Sinclair, according to the FCC, produced and aired news-like stories for local broadcasters and slightly longer programs...
With interest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum at an all-time high, now would be a good time to look at the tax implications on the eve of President Trump signing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law.Until...
Vice President of the United States Mike Pence made a highly secretive visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to meet with U.S. troops, as well as with senior Afghan leaders to discuss Trump's strategy for the region.Thursday night saw Pence...
Nearly 9 million people have signed up for Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance plans across 39 states on the healthcare.gov website for 2018.Though unexpected, the numbers nearly match 2017 levels. That means the plan is a major success...
Hours after it passed the House with a 231-188 vote, Senators voted 66-32 on a continuing resolution (CR) that will allow the government to function through January 19.The CR also extends funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)...
“Why in God’s name would anyone agree to something now?" said Gigi Sohn, a Democratic FCC aide who help craft the net neutrality rules of 2015 that were swept aside by the Republican-led agency earlier this month.That view is...
The Unites States Commerce Department has suggested nearly 300% in anti-subsidy duties against Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier's CSeries commercial jets.The recommendation comes after Boeing raised a complaint that Bombardier was being subsidized illegally and unfairly by the Canadian government.The...
Senate has just approved the massive tax code overhaul, and the House has scheduled a quick vote to get it to President Trump's desk later this week.The GOP is tantalizingly close to its first major legislative win since Trump...
The United States has officially declared that North Korea was responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attacks earlier this year that affected nearly a quarter of a million computers in 150 countries this year.The Monday op-ed by Thomas P. Bossert,...