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7-year-old who spoke to Trump about Santa still believes

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — A 7-year-old girl who talked to President Donald Trump on Christmas Eve still left out milk and cookies for Santa despite the president telling her it was “marginal” for a child of her age to still believe in the jolly old elf. Then again, Collman Lloyd of Lexington, South Carolina, says she had never heard the word “marginal” before. Collman had called the NORAD Tracks Santa program Monday night to check on Santa’s journey delivering toys. I...
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Guatemalan boy, 8, dies in US border control custody on Christmas Day

An eight-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody in New Mexico early on Christmas Day, US immigration authorities said, marking the second death of an immigrant child in detention this month. The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial government shutdown underway over President Donald Trump's request for border wall funding. US Customs and Border Protection said the boy- identified by the Guatemalan consul in Phoenix as Felipe Gomez Alonz...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, US, United States, United Nations, CBP, New Mexico, Guatemala, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Border Patrol, El Paso, Phoenix, Border Protection, Guatemala City


The 7-Year-Old Girl Who Spoke to President Trump on Christmas Eve Still Believes in Santa

Despite the president telling her it was "marginal" to still believe at age 7
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Santa, Trump, Overnight, Onetime


See Trump's reaction to Mnuchin question

President Trump spoke to reporters at the White House and answered a question about US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and discussed the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, US Treasury, Trump, Us Federal Reserve, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin


See Trump's response when asked about Mnuchin

President Trump spoke to reporters at the White House and answered a question about US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and discussed the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, US Treasury, Trump, Us Federal Reserve, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin


Trump to child: Do you believe in Santa?

The US president asked the question to a child who called the White House on Christmas Eve.
Tags: News, White House, US, Santa, Trump


How to choose and use an encrypted messaging app

Getty Images Text messaging has been around since the dawn of cellular technology, and sparked its own unique language. But it’s time to put sending regular SMS messages out to pasture. If you have an iPhone, you’re already on your way. iPhones (as well as iPads and Macs) use iMessage to send messages between Apple devices. It’s a data-based messaging system reliant on 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi, rather than SMS messaging, which uses an old, outdated but universal 2G cellular network. iMessage has grown...
Tags: Apple, Google, Security, Facebook, Fcc, Privacy, Imessage, White House, Tech, Encryption, Cryptography, Facebook Messenger, Federal Communications Commission, Computing, Signal, Operating Systems


Trump offers holiday greetings to US troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished U.S. troops stationed around the country and the globe a merry Christmas. “I know it’s a great sacrifice for you to be away from your families, but I want you to know that every American family is eternally grateful to you, and we’re holding you close […]
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Trump offers holiday greetings to U.S. troops: ‘We love what you do’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday wished U.S. troops stationed around the country and the globe a merry Christmas. “I know it’s a great sacrifice for you to be away from your families, but I want you to know that every American family is eternally grateful to you, and we’re holding you close […]
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Google searches for 'recession' highest since 2009

Recent market turmoil, driven in part by the ongoing chaos in President Donald Trump's White House, has many analysts wondering if another recession is on the horizon.It's not just the financial pros who are worried: Data from Google... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, White House, Donald Trump


Trump: ‘I do’ have confidence in Treasury Secretary Mnuchin

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he has confidence in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, calling him a “very talented guy” and a “very smart person.” Trump reiterated his view that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates too fast but called the independent agency’s rate hikes a “form of safety” for an economy doing well. The president lashed out at the Fed on Monday after administration officials spent the weekend trying to assure financial ...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Treasury, Associated Press, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Trump, Fed, Darlene Superville, Powell, Jerome Powell, National News


‘It’s a Disgrace… but Other Than That, I Wish Everybody a Merry Christmas.’ President Trump’s Sour Holiday

President Donald Trump appears to be having a sour holiday that includes angry tweets, rants about Democrats while the country endures a partial government shutdown and a phone call with a 7-year-old in which he questioned the existence of Santa Claus. The President’s troubles came to a head Tuesday when he attacked Democrats over the…
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Trump, Onetime


Cybersecurity 101: How to choose and use an encrypted messaging app

Text messaging has been around since the dawn of cellular technology, and sparked its own unique language. But it’s time to put sending regular SMS messages out to pasture. If you have an iPhone, you’re already on your way. iPhones (as well as iPads and Macs) use iMessage to send messages between Apple devices. It’s a data-based messaging system reliant on 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi, rather than SMS messaging, which uses an old, outdated but universal 2G cellular network. iMessage has grown in popularity...
Tags: Apple, Google, Security, Facebook, Fcc, Privacy, Imessage, White House, Tech, Encryption, Cryptography, Facebook Messenger, Federal Communications Commission, Computing, Signal, Operating Systems


President Trump, on Christmas, Vows Government Shutdown Will Last Until He Gets Wall Funding

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says parts of the government will stay shut as long as Democrats refuse to build more barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border, seemingly dashing hope for a Christmas miracle that would soon allow several departments to reopen and employees to return to work. Asked when the government would reopen, Trump said:…
Tags: News, Washington, Mexico, White House, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Trump, Onetime


Trump's Christmas meme: "I am all alone."

As I see it in the press...... it seems to mean that Trump is isolated, friendless, and self-pitying. His words are characterized as a "ranting" and "complaining." He stews, un-self-aware, in chaos of his own making. Let's look at the tweet that set off this anti-Trump ideation: I am all alone (poor me) in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come back and make a deal on desperately needed Border Security. At some point the Democrats not wanting to make a deal will cost our Country more ...
Tags: Law, Washington, White House, Solitude, Trump, Donald J Trump, Ann Althouse, Trump rhetoric, Border Wall, Trump derangement syndrome


President Trump Expresses Confidence in Mnuchin, but Is Looking for Someone to Blame

President Donald Trump expressed confidence on Tuesday in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who is struggling to contain his first real crisis but has failed to assuage investors unnerved by turmoil in Washington. Trump told reporters at the White House on Christmas morning that Mnuchin is a “very talented guy, very smart person.” He complained again…
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Treasury, Donald Trump, Trump, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin, Onetime


Barack Obama’s Christmas Greeting Will Make Your Heart Melt

The former president and self-proclaimed "Santa Obama" wrote a seasonal message for his followers.
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5 heartwarming moments in politics, even in 2018

2018 has been a tumultuous year in Washington — we've seen unprecedented turnover in the White House, the passings of two political statesmen, and indictments of several Trump associates as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (which still continues full speed ahead).
Tags: Washington, White House, Cnn, Trump, Robert Mueller


5 heartwarming moments in politics this year

2018 has been a tumultuous year in Washington — we've seen unprecedented turnover in the White House, the passings of two political statesmen, and indictments of several Trump associates as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (which still continues full speed ahead).
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Stories, Trump, Robert Mueller


Turkey’s president invites Trump to visit after U.S. shift on Syria

President Donald Trump has been invited to visit Turkey in 2019 by that country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the White House said on Monday night. Trump has not yet accepted the offer, Hogan Gidley, a White House spokesman said in a statement, but “is open to a potential meeting in the future.” The invitation was […]
Tags: News, White House, Turkey, Syria, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Donald Trump, Trump, Nation & World Politics, Hogan Gidley


The Guardian view on the state of the union | Editorial

The world in 2019: The vexed politics of our times has obscured the view ahead. Over the holidays we will examine some big issues on the horizon. Today we look at the relationships between the UK’s family of nationsTheresa May’s premiership has gone through many phases. It has also gone through many phrases. Mrs May is famously wedded to her unchanging verbal formulas. She subjects them to merciless repetition. They become extremely familiar. We may wish it otherwise, but few can forget such clu...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Wales, Scotland, Eu, Spain, UK News, Cyprus, Britain, Theresa May, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Gibraltar, Channel Islands, British identity and society


British-Iranian academic detained in Iran since April returns to UK

Abbas Edalat of Imperial College London had been held on ‘security charges’ A British-Iranian academic and anti-war activist who was detained in Iran has returned to the UK.Abbas Edalat, a professor in computer science and maths at Imperial College London, had been held in custody since April, according to the Centre for Human Rights in Iran. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, Imperial College London, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Abbas Edalat, Abbas Edalat of Imperial College London, Centre for Human Rights in Iran Continue


Children call President, First Lady for Christmas

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania fielded children's telephone calls in the White House on Christmas Eve. In a tradition going back to 1955, kids phoned to locate Santa. (Dec. 25)            [Author: AP]
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Shutdown Enters Fourth Day Amid Impasse Over Trump's Border Wall

“I am all alone (poor me) in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come back and make a deal on desperately needed Border Security,” Trump wrote.Democrats said Monday they’re having trouble negotiating with the Trump administration. “Different people from the same White House are saying different things about what the president would accept or not accept to end his Trump Shutdown, making it impossible to know where they stand at any given moment,” House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Kansas, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Capitol, House Democratic, Pat Roberts, Chuck Schumer, Border Security


Resetera Still Offended By Smash Bros. Ultimate

Resetera has not been satisfied with being responsible for the removal of Mr. Game and Watch’s Indian feather from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as a new thread has decided to compile all the other things visitors of the site find offensive. The thread gathered together some of the things that one user found racist in […]
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‘Nothing New,’ Says Trump as Shutdown Impasse Continues Through the Holidays

Democratic leaders said the President was "plunging the country into chaos"
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Trump, Overnight, Onetime


Trump: ‘Nothing new’ on shutdown, ‘need border security’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides in the fight over President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico have given a little on the money. What they can’t seem to agree on is what is should be spent on. And until Trump, who wants a wall, and Democrats, who oppose it, can come to an agreement, portions […]
Tags: News, Washington, Mexico, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump, Nation & World Politics


'Special relationship': how a century of US presidential visits tells the temperature

What warmth of British welcomes, from masses feting Wilson on the Mall to seething protests for Trump, indicatesTens of thousands crammed central London’s streets. The roar of cheers was as deafening as the flypast. “We want Wilson,” chanted the crowd, packed tightly beneath a “brilliant mass of flags” stretching from Charing Cross to Buckingham Palace, the Guardian reported at the time.In 100 years of US presidential visits, since Woodrow Wilson became the first Oval Office incumbent to visit t...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, US, Barack Obama, UK News, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, John F Kennedy, Buckingham Palace



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