White House drafted a statement on John McCain but never released it

Washington (CNN)White House aides drafted a fulsome statement for President Donald Trump on the death of Sen. John McCain, but it was never sent out, a person familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. Trump’s tweet Saturday night did not mention his military or Senate service or include any praise…

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Trump admin disputes NYT report on Education Department plan to arm teachers

(CNN)The Trump administration is pushing back on a New York Times report that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is looking into a plan that would allow states to use federal funding to buy firearms for teachers. In response to the Times report, Education Department spokeswoman Liz Hill told CNN that “the…

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Lost gold ring found on carrot

“I cut the greens off and scrubbed them, and I thought, ‘What’s that? Goodness, it’s my ring’.” She said even though the ring, with an amethyst stone in the centre, was covered in earth she recognised it immediately. You may also be interested in: Monkman and Seagull get TV show…

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President urged to stop tweeting on Trump Tower meeting

(CNN)President Donald Trump has been urged to stop tweeting about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump’s top advisers and several Russians, a source familiar with discussions tells CNN. “This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done all the time in politics – and…

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