Saturday Show 5-20-17
Trumps on tour: Donald and Melania (plus Ivanka) are greeted by the Saudi king as they land in Riyadh for his crucial first test abroad
President Donald Trump has landed in Saudi Arabia as he begins his first foreign tour since taking office. He touched down in the Middle East Saturday morning, hours after tweeting about his excitement for his first ‘big foreign trip.’
Stephen Hawking says humans must flee Earth within century
Stephen Hawking is giving humanity a tall order: Colonize Mars in the next century or watch as life on Earth fizzles out. After last year claiming that humans have 1,000 years left on Earth, Hawking says in a new documentary that we instead have about 100 years until we’ll need to jump ship as Earth is overwhelmed by overpopulation, climate change, disease, and artificial intelligence.
Fox News Fires ‘The Five’ Co-Host Bob Beckel Over Racist Comment
“Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” the network said in a statement. The dismissal opens — or perhaps closes — another chapter in an off-and-on relationship Beckel has had with the 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news outlet over the years.
Judge: Lois Lerner’s tea party-targeting testimony can stay secret — for now
Lois G. Lerner and Holly Paz, two key figures in the IRS‘ tea party-targeting, can keep testimony about their role in the targeting secret, at least for now, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
Armed Forces Day in the United States
On August 31, 1949, Louis Johnson, who was the United States’ Secretary of Defense, announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days.
US-Saudi Arabia seal weapons deal worth nearly $110 billion immediately, $350 billion over 10 years
The United States has sealed an arms deal to Saudi Arabia, the White House announced on Saturday, a move that solidifies its decades-long alliance with the world’s largest energy producer just as President Donald Trump begins his maiden trip abroad as leader of the free world.
US-Led Coalition Attacks Pro-Assad Regime Forces in Syria
In a rare move, the U.S.-led coalition on Thursday attacked forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in southern Syria, although Defense Secretary James Mattis said the incident did not mean an increased U.S. role in the Syrian civil war.
25 ‘IMPEACHABLE’ OBAMA SCANDALS FAR MORE SERIOUS THAN COMEY FIRING
Wasting no time Wednesday, the mainstream media sprang into action, enthusiastically echoing the left’s impeachment calls. MSNBC launched a Watergate ad implying Trump is America’s new Richard Nixon.