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Shanahan welcomes opportunity to be Defense secretary, 'but not at the expense of being a good father'

(WASHINGTON) -- In a surprise development, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided not to move forward with the confirmation process to take the job permanently, President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday.Trump said while Shanahan "has done a wonderful job, he has decided not to go that he can…... Read More

Rod Stewart has a grand total of eight kids -- which should be enough for anyone -- but his wife has just revealed that they'd considered expanding their family recently. Appearing on the British talk show Loose Women, Rod's wife, Penny Lancaster, said that she and the legendary singer had…... Read More

Peter Frampton launches his goodbye trek, dubbed Finale -- The Farewell Tour, with a headlining show tonight in Catoosa, Oklahoma. The massive outing, which will feature Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening as special guest at most of the concerts, is mapped out all the way through an October 12 show…... Read More

(NEW YORK) -- Agriculture conglomerate Monsanto has started contacting journalists, politicians and activists it was keeping tabs on and documenting via “watch lists,” its parent company Bayer announced this week.An international group of journalists, politicians and activists whose information, including their views on pesticides, was tracked by the agribusiness giant,…... Read More

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Federal officials made a massive cocaine bust in Philadelphia Tuesday, seizing an estimated 16.5 tons of the drug from a ship there -- with a street value of over $1 billion, officials said.The historic bust -- the largest in the history of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania --…... Read More

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the U.S. is ready to place more tariffs on China if it can't agree to a new trade deal.“The economic trade relationship with China has been unbalanced and grossly unfair to American workers, farmers,…... Read More

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he opposed reparations for descendants of slaves, because no one "currently alive was responsible for that.""I don't think reparations for something that happened 150 years -- for whom none of us currently living are responsible -- is a good idea," McConnell told…... Read More

(WASHINGTON) -- Katharine Gorka, who has been serving as an adviser for the Department of Homeland Security, is expected to take over as press secretary for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, department officials confirmed to ABC News on Tuesday.In her new role, Gorka will work more directly with federal immigration…... Read More

Brett Eldredge started 2019 playing the Country to Country Festival in Europe, and had such a great time that he’s planning his own tour early next year. His eight-date run will kick off January 24 in Denmark, and wrap up a couple weeks later in London. “Playing on tour in Europe…... Read More

Florida Georgia Line put on the biggest concert St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has ever seen last weekend, bringing the entire lineup of their Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour to the hospital's Memphis campus. Dan + Shay, Morgan Wallen, Canaan Smith, and HARDY all entertained patients and their families on Saturday prior to their…... Read More

Pink Floyd's David Gilmour recently launched a YouTube podcast series to promote the auction of over 120 of his guitars at Christie's in New York this Thursday, June 20, and in the latest installment, he discusses whether or not his his old band will reunite, and his plans for a…... Read More