Trump Settles Suit Over Payments to Hotel for 2017 Inauguration

WASHINGTON – The Trump family business and President Donald J. Trump’s 2017 inauguration committee have jointly agreed to pay $ 750,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the attorney general for the District of Columbia, who claimed that the Trump International Hotel in Washington illegally received excessive payments from the inauguration committee. The settlement in … Read more

Latest Ukraine-Russia War News: Live Updates

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine – Ukrainian civilians evacuated from the ruined city of Mariupol carried with them fresh accounts of survival and terror on Monday as Western nations worked to turn their increasingly expansive promises of aid into action, billions of dollars in military and economic assistance, an oil embargo and other once-unthinkable steps. Despite early-morning shelling, … Read more

Joe Manchin rails on Trump-backed candidate in House GOP primary

The Democratic senator had seen a TV ad run by GOP Rep. Alex Mooney – the Trump-backed candidate in a primary for a US House seat in West Virginia – suggesting that his Republican opponent, Rep. David McKinley, backed President Joe Biden’s sprawling social spending agenda. So he called up McKinley and told him he’d … Read more

Biden to tour Lockheed Martin Javelin facility in Alabama

A serviceman of Ukrainian military forces holds a FGM-148 Javelin, an American-made portable anti-tank missile, at a checkpoint, where they hold a position near Kharkiv, on March 23, 2022. Sergey Bobok | AFP | Getty Images TROY, Alabama – One of the most effective US weapons in Ukraine’s fight against Russia comes from an unlikely … Read more

Biden’s trip to Alabama to highlight importance of US anti-tank missiles in Ukraine fight

But 69 days into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, his trip is especially timely. Biden, who last week urged Congress to authorize a $ 33 billion aid package, will tour and deliver remarks from the sprawling Lockheed Martin manufacturing facility in Troy, which sits on 4,000 acres and is the final assembly plant for Javelins, the … Read more

Russia races to avert historic default as bondholders wait for payments

Russia faces renewed threat of debt default on May 4, according to major ratings agencies, as the grace period comes to a close after it attempted to service its dollar bond payments in Russian rubles. Mikhail Tereshchenko | Sputnik | via Reuters Russia looks set to meet another deadline for debt payments on Wednesday after … Read more