Team Trumps Plan to Squeeze North Korea - Daily Beast

Daily BeastAfter weeks of gritted teeth and tweeted threats, the White House admitted that “there are no good military options” against Pyongyang—and tried to turn up the geopolitical heat instead. Kimberly Dozier · Tim Mak. 04.26.17 5:20 PM ET. It’s not a sonic …Meeting with lawmakers, Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on […]

Senators get North Korea briefing in unusual WH visit - The Hill

The HillSenators piled into buses Wednesday for a rare trip to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House for a closed-door briefing on North Korea. The meeting comes as President Trump nears his 100th day in office with few legislative …Trump administration talks tough on North Korea, but frustrated lawmakers want detailsWashington […]

ESPN lays off Jayson Stark, Jay Crawford and about 100 other on-air personalities and writers - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesESPN is cutting about 100 jobs, most of them on-air TV and radio personalities, as the cable sports giant struggles to adjust to profound changes in how viewers consume sports news and entertainment. Unlike past rounds of cutbacks, Wednesday’s layoffs …ESPN’s massive round of layoffs continue into the early eveningWashington PostESPN layoffs: Who […]

Ann Coulter Says She Will Pull Out of Speech at Berkeley - New York Times

New York TimesAnn Coulter said Wednesday that she is canceling her planned speech at the University of California, Berkeley, because she had lost the backing of conservative groups that had initially sponsored her appearance. Ms. Coulter, in a message to The New …Milo’s appearance at Berkeley led to riots. He vows to return this fall […]

Winners and Losers in the Trump Tax Plan - New York Times

New York TimesThe tax plan the Trump administration released Wednesday consists (so far) of a single page of bullet points. If this were a more rounded plan, we could wait for the tax wonks at various think tanks to run it through their models and tell with some …Six ways Trump’s tax plan could affect […]

A new federal office will seek to assist victims of crimes committed by immigrants - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIn the latest Trump administration effort to spotlight crimes committed by immigrants in the country illegally, the head of Homeland Security on Tuesday launched a new office to help what he said are forgotten victims. The office, part of Immigration …Trump administration launches effort to help crime victims whose assailants are here illegallyWashington […]

Obama's office confirms he will give lucrative speech to Wall Street firm in September - Washington Post

Washington PostFormer president Barack Obama will give a lucrative speech at the Cantor Fitzgerald’s health-care conference in September, his senior adviser Eric Schultz confirmed in a statement Wednesday. Fox Business News first reported news of the appearance …Obama Wall Street’s Newest Fat Cat With Cantor SpeechFox BusinessObama to net $400K for Wall Street speech: reportThe […]