Daily Archive: December 18, 2017

Dec
18

White House 'Temporarily' Shuts Down Petition Site After Not Responding To A Single Petition

White House 'Temporarily' Shuts Down Petition Site After Not Responding To A Single Petition“We the People,” the website that hosts petitions to the federal government, will be going offline at midnight Tuesday.


Dec
18

Former Intelligence Chief James Clapper: Putin Is Handling Trump Like A Russian 'Asset'

Former Intelligence Chief James Clapper: Putin Is Handling Trump Like A Russian 'Asset'Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper: Vladimir Putin “knows how to handle an asset and that's what he's doing with the President” https://t.co/1bOnWU9hVI—


Dec
18

North Korea Behind Massive Cyberattack Earlier This Year, U.S. Government Says

North Korea Behind Massive Cyberattack Earlier This Year, U.S. Government SaysNorth Korea was behind a massive cyberattack that affected more than 150 countries earlier this year, President Donald Trump’s homeland security adviser revealed in a Wall Street Journal piece Monday.


Dec
18

Sherman: ruthless tycoon who revolutionized Canada drug industry

Sherman: ruthless tycoon who revolutionized Canada drug industryBarry Sherman drove an old car and gave away tens of millions of dollars to charities while building Apotex into one of Canada’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Sherman fought as many as 100 battles at a time in court to challenge drug patents and make way for Apotex’s generic prescriptions, or to fend off cousins’ claims to the company he founded in 1974. “Barry and Honey were kind, good people who will be greatly missed,” Toronto Mayor John Tory said in comments that typified politicians’ reactions to their death.


Dec
18

Pence postpones Mideast trip to mid-January, citing tax bill

Pence postpones Mideast trip to mid-January, citing tax billWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Monday postponed his trip to Egypt and Israel until mid-January, citing the need to preside over the Senate on a sweeping tax overhaul. His decision came amid an uproar in the Middle East over the Trump administration's decision to designate Jerusalem as Israel's capital.


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