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Anthony Scaramucci: A look at the new White House communications director

Anthony Scaramucci rose through the financial ranks of New York, ardently defending Wall Street and founding a global hedge fund. Now his latest project will be the White House’s messages. Scaramucci was tapped as the next communications director for the White House Friday afternoon. The job has been vacant since veteran GOP strategist Mike Dubke resigned from the post in late May. Scaramucci, who became the senior vice president and chief strategy officer of the Export-Import Bank in June, met with President Donald Trump Friday morning.  The appointment of the Goldman Sachs…

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Country singer Scotty McCreery cited for handgun at airport

Country singer and “American Idol” Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery has been cited after he carried a loaded handgun with him at a North Carolina airport earlier this month, authorities said. Authorities said they found a loaded 9-millimeter handgun in McCreery’s backpack at a security checkpoint on July 13 at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The singer told authorities that he had been at a firing range and forgot to take the gun out. He was flying from his native North Carolina to Nashville, Tenn. ACTOR JOHN HEARD DEAD AT 72 McCreery,…

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Trump blasts Clintons, NY Times, ‘fake news’ in lengthy Twitter rant

President Trump went on a wide-ranging Twitter rant Saturday morning, bashing Hillary Clinton, “fake news,” The New York Times and other favorite targets. Trump tweeted at least eight times within a one-hour period, focusing first on a Washington Post story, based on unnamed sources, that alleged Attorney General Jeff Sessions talked to a Russian ambassador during the 2016 White House campaign about policy issues and other matters. “A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post, this time against A.G. Jeff Sessions. These illegal leaks, like Comey’s, must stop!” Trump…

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Search locates fishing boat missing in ‘Deadliest Catch’ ocean waters

A 98-foot crab fishing boat that sank in the icy waters where the “Deadliest Catch” hit TV show is filmed has been found after a lengthy search. A NOAA research vessel found the Destination at the bottom of the Bering Sea– five months after it disappeared Feb. 11 with a crew of six, according to reports Thursday. The crew was fishing for snow crab near the remote island of St. George, Alaska, at the time. “The vessel location is an instrumental piece of our investigation,” said Cmdr. Scott Muller, head…

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Teenagers Recorded a Drowning Man and Laughed

As detectives investigated the death over the weekend, a family member of Mr. Dunn’s alerted them to the video, which the teenagers had begun sharing with friends. The police asked the office of Phil Archer, the state attorney for Brevard and Seminole Counties, to review the footage. But the prosecutor’s office said it did not contain the evidence needed for a criminal prosecution. In the statement, the prosecutor’s office said it was nonetheless “deeply saddened and shocked” by how Mr. Dunn died and the failure of the teenagers to help…

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Stakes for Exxon in Sanctions Case Go Far Beyond a $2 Million Fine

Treasury and Exxon have been sparring for years over the company’s ability to do business with Russia. The Trump administration has recently been trying to show its mettle with a flurry of sanctions announcements amid concerns that Mr. Trump may soften those already enacted. At the same time, a Republican-controlled Congress is threatening to increase Russia sanctions, which could cost the energy industry billions of dollars. The core of the dispute is whether Exxon violated sanctions by signing eight contracts with Rosneft, the Russian state oil company, in May 2014….

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Ivanka Trump Received at Least $12.6 Million Since 2016, Disclosure Shows

In total, Ms. Trump will receive $1.5 million in fixed payments from the same three real estate entities. She stands to earn additional income from her stake in the hotel in Washington. The disclosures provided less specific figures for Ms. Trump’s earnings from her fashion brand, which were reported in ranges. From the beginning of last year to May 31 of this year, she or her trust earned at least $6 million from sales of her clothes, shoes and other accessories. Ms. Trump rolled her brand into the trust, which…

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Ivanka Trump Received at Least $12.6 Million Since 2016, Disclosure Shows

In total, Ms. Trump will receive $1.5 million in fixed payments from the same three real estate entities. She stands to earn additional income from her stake in the hotel in Washington. The disclosures provided less specific figures for Ms. Trump’s earnings from her fashion brand, which were reported in ranges. From the beginning of last year to May 31 of this year, she or her trust earned at least $6 million from sales of her clothes, shoes and other accessories. Ms. Trump rolled her brand into the trust, which…

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‘American Idol’ Scotty McCreery Cited Trying to Bring Loaded Gun on Plane

‘American Idol’ Scotty McCreery Busted For Loaded Gun At Airport Breaking News “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery was busted trying to bring a loaded handgun on a plane … according to reports. McCreery went through a security X-ray checkpoint at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina last week when the weapon was spotted. The black, 9mm, Smith & Wesson handgun was in the singer’s backpack … the screen also picked up two boxes of ammo with 63 bullets. Target practice today A post shared by Scotty McCreery Official (@scottymccreery) on…

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