Dozens Of Foreign Workers Sought For Trump’s Florida Clubs

(AP) – The Trump Organization is asking the federal government to grant dozens of special visas to foreign nationals to work at two of the President Donald Trump’s private clubs in Florida, including his Mar-a-Lago resort. The company is seeking 35 waiters and waitresses at Mar-a-Lago along with 20 cooks and 15 maids. A listing […]

Scaramucci Under Consideration For Top White House Job

(AP) – New York financier Anthony Scaramucci is under consideration to join the Trump administration as communications director. That’s according to two people with knowledge of the situation who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. Scaramucci is a frequent defender of the president on television and was a fixture at Trump Tower […]

Freeze Resigns As Ole Miss Football Coach After 5 Seasons

Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze’s resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. The Rebels had a quick rise under Freeze, recruiting at a high level and reaching an apex with a […]

O.J. Simpson Triumphant, Others Devastated As He Gets Parole

(AP) – The Juice will soon be loose. Barring any last-minute issues, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months. The 70-year-old Simpson on Thursday convinced a Nevada parole board that he deserved parole. He told them the hotel-room heist he pulled nine years ago was an error in […]

Trump Legal Team Looking To Investigate Mueller Aides

(AP) – President Donald Trump’s legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team. That’s according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The revelation comes as Mueller’s probe into Russia’s election meddling appears likely to include some of the Trump family’s business ties. Trump attorney […]

US Says Ban On Laptops In Airplane Cabins Has Been Lifted

(AP) – The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps in increase security. Those measures include checking electronic devices to make sure they don’t contain a bomb, and pulling more […]

Board Grants OJ Simpson Parole

(Lovelock, NV) — Nevada’s parole board is granting parole to former NFL star O.J. Simpson. Simpson has been in prison for more than eight years after being sentenced to a nine-to-33-year term for armed robbery and other charges connected to attempts to recover his football memorabilia. Simpson will be released by October 1st.

Trump’s Embrace Of Russia Raises Concerns With Top Advisers

(AP) – President Donald Trump’s persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary. The uneasy dynamic between the president and top aides has been exacerbated by the revelation this week of […]

GOP Senators In Last-Ditch Try To Rescue Health Care Bill

(AP) – Republican senators are hunkering down in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion.  Around two dozen of them met for nearly three hours late Wednesday to try resolving their differences over repealing and replacing much of President Barack   Obama’s health care law. When it […]

McCain Friend Says He’s Focused On Recovering

(AP) – Sen. John McCain’s best friend in the Senate says the brain cancer diagnosis was a shock, but that the 80-year-old lawmaker is focused now on getting better.  South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says “the-woe-is-me thing isn’t part” of McCain’s DNA. But Graham said Thursday he expects McCain to return to the Capitol only […]