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Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon chief's ties to Boeing investigated

Image copyright EPA Image caption Patrick Shanahan, who denies any wrongdoing, spent 30 years at Boeing                  The Pentagon has launched an inquiry into US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan for allegedly favoritism to his ex-employer, Boeing. The Defense Department's inspector general will look into the matter following a complaint from a watchdog group. Mr. Shanahan is accused of frequently praising …

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Massive 4-day fire at the Texas Petrochemicals plant was eventually extinguished

Firefighters are fighting the petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, which grew in size due to lack of water pressure earlier this week in Deer Park, Texas. (Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle via AP) Emergency personnel in Texas on Wednesday finally extinguished a massive fire that had engulfed a petrochemical plant for four days. Spokesman Alice Richardson, Intercontinental …

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Fact-Checking Trumps Misleading Claims on McCain, Tanks and G.D.P. Growth

What Mr. Trump Said "I gave him the kind of funeral he wanted, as a president, I had to approve. I don't care about this. I didn't get" thank you. OK " This is excessive. Mr. Trump approved aspects of McCain's funeral arrangements, namely the use of military transport, military pallbearers, and band support. He also ordered the flag to …

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AOC stars in GOP congressional ad: "Bless her heart, she has some terrible ideas"

Less than three months after taking office, New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose favorability numbers are plummeted in recent polls, is already the front and center of a GOP congressional candidate's upcoming campaign The 30-second spot, obtained by Fox News and currently available on YouTube, features Michele Nix, a candidate for the North Carolina 3rd Congressional District seat in …

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Mom admits he is plotting the girl's death: "I wanted her to go away"

FILE – This combination of file images provided on Sunday, January 8, 2017 by Bucks County District Attorney shows Sara Packer, left and Jacob Sullivan. Sullivan pleaded guilty on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to the first-degree murder of the 14-year-old Grace Packer in 2016. Sullivan was guilty of all allegations in Grace Packer's death in 2016. The sentence of his …

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Jump Hicks, formerly Trump confidante, to collaborate with the Democratic probe's house in Trump

Rep. Jerry Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, sent Hicks a detailed letter earlier this month requesting documents on a wide range of topics, including previous security advisers Michael Flynn's false statements to the FBI, the launch of the then FBI director James Comey, Trump's involvement in a hush-money system to silence stories of his alleged affairs and the …

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