1. Major General Smedley Butler - The Warning

    The Business Plot was an alleged political conspiracy in 1933 in the United States . Retired Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler claimed that wealthy businessmen were plotting to create a fascist veterans' organization with Butler as its leader and use it in a coup d'état to overthrow President Franklin D . Roosevelt . In 1934 , Butler testified before the United States House of Representatives . . .

  2. Roger Stone on Paul Manafort's imprisonment

    Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort has had his bail revoked by a Washington DC judge and has been ordered to jail pending trial . Robert Mueller , who is investigating alleged Russian election interference , accuses him of trying to tamper with potential witnesses before the trial . Mr Manafort was accused of using encrypted mobile phone apps to contact people in breach of his bail t . . .

  3. Judge threatens to hold Sessions in contempt, halts deportations of some asylum seekers

    Judge orders plane carrying deported mother and child turned around , blocks more removals In a federal courtroom in Washington on Thursday , a judge heard about something the Trump administration had just done that clearly angered him . The government , he learned , had deported an immigrant mother and daughter who are plaintiffs in the lawsuit the judge was hearing over asylum restrictions . So the ju . . .

  4. White House Trade Director Peter Navarro: Reducing Trade Deficit Will Add Jobs To US Economy | CNBC

    President Donald Trump has blamed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for the loss of millions manufacturing jobs and has threatened to tear it up if he fails to get a better deal . Canada and Mexico send at least three quarters of their exports to the United States , making them extremely reliant on U . S . demand . However , the two countries also jointly account for about a third of U . S . e . . .

  5. Sarah Jeong (racist New York Times reporter) bashes white men

    The New York Times has stood by its decision to hire Sarah Jeong , a tech journalist with a record of using racist slur on social media , justifying it as ‘anti-harassment’ speech . Conservatives accused the newspaper of bias . The US newspaper of record announced Wednesday it hired Jeong to join its editorial board . The decision triggered a storm on the social media , as users and outlets on the c . . .

  6. African migrants destroy southern Italy

    Despite the cold and stormy sea , the crossings of refugees and migrants across the Mediterranean have increased again . In the first three weeks of January , 3580 migrants arrived in Italy . Last weekend alone , 850 people from the Mediterranean were rescued . Three women did not make it , four infants had to be reanimated , 30 people are missing . But had not Italy signed an agreement last summer with th . . .

  7. Trump: Getting tough on drug dealers includes death penalty

    Jeff Sessions directs prosecutors to seek death penalty in certain drug cases Attorney General Jeff Sessions is encouraging all U . S . attorneys to pursue the death penalty in certain drug cases , hours after President Trump said this option needs to be considered more . “I strongly encourage federal prosecutors to use these statutes , when appropriate , to aid in our continuing fight against drug tra . . .

  8. Elon Musk Says He'll Delete The Facebook Pages For Both His Companies | CNBC

    There is no greater burn than pretending you’ve never heard of something when that thing has 2 . 2 billion monthly active users . And Elon Musk , CEO of SpaceX and Tesla , lobbed a fiery zinger at the world’s leading social-media behemoth Friday when he asked on Twitter: “What’s Facebook?” He added fuel to the flame when he later deleted both company pages , becoming another tech billionaire j . . .