Venezuela Takes CNN Off The Air Over "Fake News" Report

Venezuela's government has suspended CNN in Spanish, shutting off the news channel after Maduro accused the channel of spreading fake news, misrepresenting the truth and "meddling in issues that are not of its concern."

The Oroville Crisis Exposes The Vulnerability Of America's Entire National Dam System

"Certainly someone in the 1960’s would never believe that the United States would have these issues, but we’ve ignored them far too long... When we look at this dam, which is a highly regulated dam, a dam more highly regulated than almost any others. They had an emergency spillway filled with trees. They had a principle spillway that was in the process of failing and had been for years. So, if this can exist on one of the most highly regulated dams then one can just interpolate and imagine what the rest of the situation is like."

Macro Trader Warns "This Might Be As Good As It Gets" For US Investors

As credit and equity markets continue to grind higher with monotonous regularity, as bloviators fret about politics and analysts await clarity on monetary and fiscal policy, Bloomberg's Cameron 'macroman' Crise is worried that "this might be as good as it gets for US investors."

An Economic Showdown Is Looming

The idea that the entrenched political establishment is willing to take these risks to further their political agenda is frightening.

Rampant Conflicts Of Interest Exposed In Oregon

Since 1940, at the federal level, individuals and entities negotiating or working under federal contracts are prohibited from giving political cash to candidates, parties or committees. In Oregon, however, this political patronage is perfectly legal, at least for now.

Top US, Russian Military Generals To Meet Thursday

U.S. Marine Corps General and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Joseph Dunford will meet with the head of the Russian army's General Staff Valery Gerasimov on Thursday in Azerbaijan, Dunford's office said in a statement on Wednesday.

Trump Offers National Security Advisor Job To Lockheed Executive Robert Harward

As previewed yesterday, of the three men mentioned as Michael Flynn's national security advisor replacements, one stood out: the former deputy commander of the US Central Command and current CEO for Lockheed Martin in the UAE, Robard Harward. Moments ago, Reuters confirmed that as expected, Trump has offered the National Security Advisor job to Robert Harward.

Trump: Flynn Treated Unfairly By "Fake Media", Leaking Is "A Criminal Act"

"General Flynn is a wonderful man.  I think he's been treated very, very unfairly by the 'fake' media. Papers are being leaked, things are being leaked.  It's a criminal action, criminal act.  People are trying to cover up for a terrible loss that the Democrats had under Hillary Clinton."