Scaramucci cites anonymous source on Russia, admits Trump is source – Business Insider

It was an awkward moment for an administration that consistently slams anonymous sourcing.

New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci named President Donald Trump as the anonymous source casting doubt on the intelligence community’s consensus that Russia interferedin the 2016 election during a CNN interview on Sunday.

Source: Scaramucci cites anonymous source on Russia, admits Trump is source – Business Insider

Manhattan Toy Recalls Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from infants and return it to the store where  purchased or contact Manhattan Toy for a full refund.

Name of product:
Winkel™ Colorburst activity toys
Hazard:

The colored plastic tubes on the product can become brittle and break into small pieces, posing a choking hazard to infants.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
July 20, 2017
Recall number:
17-191

Source: Manhattan Toy Recalls Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Consumer Contact:

The Manhattan Toy Company  at 800-541-1345 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday  through Thursday and  8 a.m. to  12 p.m. CT Fridays, or online at www.manhattantoy.com

Congress strikes deal on Russia sanctions, despite Trump objection

The bill mandates congressional review if Trump attempts to ease or end punitive measures against Moscow.

The package punishes Russia for meddling in the U.S. presidential elections and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.

The White House had objected to a key section of the bill that would mandate a congressional review if Trump attempted to ease or end the sanctions.

Source: Congress strikes deal on Russia sanctions, despite Trump objection

Protesters SHUT DOWN Minneapolis mayor news conference as police chief resigns after fatal shooting – YouTube

Streamed live on Jul 21, 2017

Protesters of Damond shooting take over mayor’s press conference. Minneapolis Police Chief Forced Out After Fatal Shooting of Australian Woman. Protesters of the fatal police shooting of Justine Damond, disrupted Mayor Betsy Hodges’ press conference at City Hall in Minneapolis.

Hodges had scheduled a press conference about the resignation of Police Chief Janee Harteau.

Protesters of the shooting had gathered at Loring Park and marched in the downtown, disrupting Green and Blue light rail lines along the way.

The Latest: Trump calls on Congress to raise defense budget

President Donald Trump is calling on Congress to approve higher military spending so the U.S. can build “the best equipment.”

Trump spoke aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford in Norfolk, Virginia, during the commissioning ceremony for the $12.9 billion state-of-the-art aircraft carrier.

He criticized what he called a lack of investment in new military technology and “a shortfall in military readiness” under the previous administration.

Trump called on Congress “to do its job and pass the budget,” which increases funding for the military.

Source: The Latest: Trump calls on Congress to raise defense budget