The Sift -> President Trump disbands business councils as CEOs jump ship

The Sift -> President Trump disbands business councils as CEOs jump ship   Wednesday Aug. 16   Here’s what we’re Sifting today Trump disbands business councils as CEOs jump ship President Donald Trump dissolved two of his business councils on Wednesday amid widespread backlash from top American executives. … MORE Hope Hicks appointed interim White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President

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The Sift -> Tillerson decries ISIS genocide in religious freedom report

The Sift -> Tillerson decries ISIS genocide in religious freedom report   Tuesday Aug. 15   Here’s what we’re Sifting today Tillerson decries ISIS genocide in religious freedom report Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the U.S. State Department’s annual report on international religious freedom Tuesday, highlighting the Islamic State as one of the biggest threats to liberty around the globe.

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The Sift -> President Donald Trump specifically denounced the KKK and other racists groups in an unscheduled press conference Today

President Donald Trump specifically denounced the KKK and other racists groups in an unscheduled press conference Monday – two days after a deadly attack in Charlottesville, Va. … MORE

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The Sift -> Chicago sues over sanctuary city crackdown

The Sift -> Chicago sues over sanctuary city crackdown Here’s what we’re Sifting today Chicago sues over sanctuary city crackdown Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel sued the Trump administration on Monday, protesting its immigration clampdown. … MORE North Korea responds to heavy UN sanctions The UN Security Council voted over the weekend to punish North Korea for escalating its nuclear missile programs by

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The Sift -> Trump endorses new GOP immigration bill

The Sift -> Trump endorses new GOP immigration bill     Wednesday Aug. 2   Here’s what we’re Sifting today Trump endorses new GOP immigration bill President Donald Trump applauded on Wednesday a new Republican immigration bill aimed at slashing legal immigration levels over the next decade. … MORE Dow hits all-time high Propelled by positive results from Apple Inc., the Dow Jones

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The Sift -> Trump bans transgender military service members

The Sift -> Trump bans transgender military service members   Wednesday July 26   Here’s what we’re Sifting today Trump bans transgender military service members President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that transgender individuals can no longer serve in the U.S. military in any capacity. … MORE Charlie Gard ordered to hospice if no deal reached by Thursday A judge in London said

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The Sift -> Supreme Court upholds broader travel ban exemptions

The Sift -> Supreme Court upholds broader travel ban exemptions   Thursday, July 20   We Sift the news so you don’t have to Senate panel requests Trump Jr., Manafort testimony The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday requested Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to testify under oath next week. … MORE Exxon fined for sanctions violations during Tillerson’s

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The Sift -> Charlie Guard gets permanent U.S. resident status

The Sift -> Charlie Guard gets permanent U.S. resident status   Wednesday, July 19   We Sift the news so you don’t have to Charlie Guard gets permanent U.S. resident status U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday waded into the international fight to save a critically ill British infant by giving him permanent resident status. … MORE White House addresses Putin-Trump dinner meetup The White House dismissed

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The Sift -> Police shooting prompts international reaction

The Sift -> Police shooting prompts international reaction   Tuesday, July 18   We Sift the news so you don’t have to Pakistani prime minister faces corruption charges The Pakistani Supreme Court began hearings Monday to decide whether Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can keep his job. … MORE Police shooting prompts international reaction Australian media are expressing dismay over the police shooting of

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The Sift -> Britain’s foreign secretary rejected an offer by the Vatican over sick baby

The Sift -> Britain’s foreign secretary rejected an offer by the Vatican over sick baby   Wednesday, July 5   We Sift the news so you don’t have to U.K. government blocking sick baby’s travel Britain’s foreign secretary rejected an offer by the Vatican to take in 11-month-old Charlie Gard, a terminally ill child whose parents want to try an

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