Mattis says North Korea is most urgent threat

Mattis says North Korea is most urgent threat

The head of the Pentagon expressed before the Chamber of Representatives Armed Services Committee , that he was amazed, because of the lack of training of the United States soldiers in Afghanistan to fight, after years of military budget cuts.

Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

So determined was Stricker to play in the first U.S. Open to be played in his home state that he hit the practice grounds and then earned his spot in the year's second major by firing rounds of 67-65 during a qualifying event last week in Memphis .

Mattis: White House Will Deliver New Afghanistan Strategy to Congress Next Month

Mr Mattis has also declared himself "shocked" by the state of the U.S. military's readiness, blaming legal budget caps and the grind of 16 years of constant war. He said such increased spending was "necessary to preserve just the competitive advantage we have today and we can't assume that our adversaries will stand still".

President Trump is considering firing special counsel Mueller, friend says

Rosenstein confirmed that because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Rosenstein is the one who has the authority to hire and fire people. Ruddy originally shared his belief with PBS' Judy Woodruff on " PBS NewsHour " Monday after visiting the White House earlier. Sessions, a major Trump campaign supporter, disqualified himself on the advice of the department's ethics office after he had failed to disclose several meetings he had with ...

Jeff Sessions' turn in the hot seat

Since that hearing we've learned that the former Alabama senator lied under oath about undisclosed meetings with the Russian ambassador. Sessions was also pressed about what he and Trump talked about before Trump fired FBI Director James Comey .

Deliberations continue in trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez

Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez , is accused of fatally shooting Philando Castile during a traffic stop in July 2016. Yanez is facing charges for second-degree murder and risky discharge of a firearm. Yanez testified that he meant only that he didn't see the gun at first. The statement was projected on a screen in white, bold lettering along with other various statements and main points.