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AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq | Trump finally hews to ritual of meeting troops in harm’s way

AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq — President Donald Trump once opined that it wasn’t “overly necessary” for him to visit troops in danger zones abroad. But with the lights of Air Force One out and window shutters drawn, the president did just that, slipping into Iraq at night to greet U.S. service members and show that his … Continue reading AL-ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq | Trump finally hews to ritual of meeting troops in harm’s way

Restaurant News: TripAdvisor Reveals the Top Restaurant Chains in America for 2019

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, The Capital Grille and Ruth’s Chris Steak House Best Reviewed Small, Medium and Large Chains in the U.S. NEEDHAM, MA – TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, today announced a new ranking revealing the top restaurant chains in the U.S. for 2019 based on millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor … Continue reading Restaurant News: TripAdvisor Reveals the Top Restaurant Chains in America for 2019

WASHINGTON | Memories of Bush humor brought smiles to sorrowful farewell

WASHINGTON  — Memories of George H.W. Bush’s underappreciated sense of humor drew laughter and brought smiles to the sorrowful mourning of the death of America’s 41st president. Presidential historian Jon Meacham recounted how comedian Dana Carvey once said that the key to doing his iconic impersonation of Bush was to mimic “Mr. Rogers trying to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Memories of Bush humor brought smiles to sorrowful farewell

WASHINGTON | Trump demands judicial ‘common sense,’ shrugs off Roberts

WASHINGTON — Incensed by a ruling against his migrant asylum policy, President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded “some common sense” from America’s judges and directed his ire at a liberal-leaning appeals court. He professed respect for Chief Justice John Roberts, with whom he is engaged in a startling public dispute over the independence of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump demands judicial ‘common sense,’ shrugs off Roberts

WASHINGTON | Time to user out daylight saving time across most of America

WASHINGTON — It’s time to usher out daylight saving time across most of the United States and welcome back standard time. The shift means it’s lighter earlier in the morning, and darkness on the edge of town comes sooner in the evening. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time is ending, and standard … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Time to user out daylight saving time across most of America

WASHINGTON  | Biden: Trump loves, coddles, autocrats and dictators

WASHINGTON  — Former Vice President Joe Biden says President Donald Trump may not “know what he’s doing” and coddles dictators. The potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate told CBS “This Morning” Thursday he’s concerned Trump “seems to have a love affair with autocrats” and “coddles” dictators, including North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Biden: Trump loves, coddles, autocrats and dictators

WASHINGTON | In ‘America First’ presidency, where do human rights rank?

WASHINGTON— If it’s an “America First” presidency, where does that rank human rights? President Donald Trump’s refusal to put public pressure on Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is raising a question that has dogged his foreign policy. In dealing with Russia, across Asia and, this week, in the Mideast, Trump has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | In ‘America First’ presidency, where do human rights rank?