HARD-left Jeremy Corbyn and Unite boss Len McCluskey cemented their grip on Labour tonight when union ally Jennie Formby was named as the party's new general secretary. Daily Express :: News Feed
REX Tillerson announced he will give up his Secretary of State duties at the end of the day on Tuesday as he addressed the media to offer his reaction following his unceremonious sacking earlier today. Daily Express :: News Feed
THE DOW Jones is on the up despite a White House announcement confirming that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be replaced by current director the Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo. Daily Express :: City and Business Feed
U.S. President Donald Trump has ousted Rex Tillerson as U.S. secretary of state, telling reporters that he made the decision "by myself," and has nominated CIA head Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson. CBC | World News
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA head Mike Pompeo, and has tapped Gina Haspel to lead the CIA. CBC | World News
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cast the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain as part of a "certain unleashing of activity" by Russia that the United States is struggling to understand. CBC | World News
The furor over Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s retweet of a Lancaster, Pennsylvania high school secretary’s tweet has been a bit overblown, but it does raise questions about how Ryan and many of those who serve with him in Congress relate to everyday Americans and their problems. In her tweet, Julia Ketchum said that with the $ 1.50 pay increase she was receiving thanks to the Republican tax cut she would be able to cover her annual Costco membership. When Ryan retweeted, Twitter was almost immediately inundated with tweets noting that the speaker was touting a clearly sarcastic tweet from a woman whose take home pay was increasing by a paltry amount while he and his fellow Republicans had just passed a tax plan that provided trillions of dollars of tax relief to the wealt...
MULTI-MILLION package of support for lending to small businesses and workers affected by Carillion liquidation has been announced. British Business Bank are to support up to £100 million of lending to small businesses through its delivery partners Daily Express :: City and Business Feed
The Senate has voted to confirm former Eli Lilly president Alex Azar as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The vote fell mostly along party lines, with only one Republican, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, voting against the confirmation of Azar, according to the Hill. Paul’s reasoning in voting against Azar is because of Azar’s opposition to allowing consumer importation of prescription drugs from Canada where prices tend to be cheaper. One might then be inclined to think this vote would be a no-brainer for Democrats. On the contrary, six Democrats voted in favor of Azar’s confirmation: Tom Carper and Chris Coons of Delaware, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Doug Jones of Alabama, and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. Accordi...
Authorities say a gift-wrapped box of horse manure addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was found near his home in Los Angeles. CBC | World News