U.S. halts non-immigrant visas in Russia as diplomatic standoff deepens

U.S. halts non-immigrant visas in Russia as diplomatic standoff deepens

The U.S. Embassy faces a Sept. 1 deadline to cut more than 750 staff positions. The embassy also said it would suspend visa interviews at its consulates — effectively forcing Russians to travel to Moscow for a U.S. visa.

from Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/us-halts-non-immigrant-visas-in-russia-as-diplomatic-standoff-deepens/2017/08/21/90f82c18-8654-11e7-a50f-e0d4e6ec070a_story.html

Republican committees have paid nearly $1.3 million to Trump-owned entities this year

Republican committees have paid nearly $1.3 million to Trump-owned entities this year

The money has helped boost Trump’s company at a time when business is falling off at some core properties.

from Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/08/21/republican-committees-have-spent-nearly-1-3-million-at-trump-owned-properties-this-year/

Roger Goodell reportedly on the verge of a five-year contract extension through 2024

Roger Goodell reportedly on the verge of a five-year contract extension through 2024

The NFL commissioner has two years remaining on his current contract. The news of the extension comes at a time when Goodell’s relationships with a key team owner and the NFL Players Association are back under scrutiny.

from Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2017/08/21/roger-goodell-on-verge-of-five-year-contract-extension-through-2024/

' score one for the Night King · 'Game of Thrones' recap: 'Beyond the Wall

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: ‘Beyond the Wall,’ score one for the Night King

Daenerys and Jon grow closer, Sansa and Arya drift apart and a massive battle contains surprising casualties north of the Wall.

from Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2017/08/21/game-of-thrones-recap-beyond-the-wall-score-one-for-the-night-king/