President Donald Trump continued to assail the media today, saying: “It is frankly disgusting the press is able to write whatever it wants to write. People should look into it.”

Trump suggested that NBC’s broadcast license should be pulled as punishment for the network’s reporting on his national security meetings, opening a new front in the president’s long-running battle with the press.

Several people close to the president have recently – anonymously – said that Trump is “unstable,” “losing a step,” and “unraveling.” (The White House denies this).

Trump’s planned visit to the United Kingdom next year has been downgraded from a “state visit” to a “working visit,” which will not include an audience with the Queen nor the “pomp and flummery” that an official state visit calls for.

NAFTA, long a punching bag for Trump, is edging closer toward collapse as negotiators gather for a fourth round of contentious talks in Washington, D.C. this week.

The president’s increasingly bellicose rhetoric aimed at North Korea has pushed the US and the communist dictatorship to the brink of nuclear war, according to the North’s foreign minister.

Trump has reportedly selected Kirstjen Nielsen, a top White House aide and a former homeland security official in the George W. Bush administration, to lead the Department of Homeland Security.

Embracing a historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.

Google searches for hundreds of state and local Republican committees across the nation, including those in Nassau and Suffolk, appeared today to have been hacked to show a slogan saying “Repeal and Replace Trump,” with the “T” replaced with the hammer and sickle, a communist symbol.

The University at Buffalo has begun the process to revoke the honorary degree it granted Harvey Weinstein, the longtime Hollywood producer who is now the subject of numerous allegations of sexual assault and harassment from women.

Jay-Z is reportedly talking with his team about buying Weinstein’s interest in The Weinstein Company.

In the wake of news that Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance declined to bring charges against Weinstein over an alleged assault of an Italian model, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says he isn’t second-guessing the prosecutors, though he called the allegations against the former Hollywood mogul “serious.”

Vance said he has no regrets about his decision to not prosecute Weinstein in 2015, but will “rethink” his practice of taking campaign contributions from law firms representing clients who might be prosecuted by his office.

Vance has a last-minute, write-in challenger in November: former Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Marc Fliedner.

Rep. Tom Reed hopes Trump and Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker can resolve their dispute over the senator’s recent criticism of the president, but he’s “comfortable” with Trump and his leadership.

Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas said he supports NFL player protests during the playing of the national anthem at games and doesn’t believe the players should be viewed as disrespecting the military. “This is something that we as African-Americans feel very, very proud of, what we’re doing right now,” he added.

Local governments would receive more money from Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. if its Batavia Downs Gaming site was taxed at the same rate as other sites in the state. Western OTB President and CEO Henry F. Wojtaszek called for tax parity legislation today.

A Minoa woman has been accused of leaking grand jury secrets to acquaintances, one of whom fled the state to avoid arrest in a large drug bust, the state Attorney General’s Office said.

The leaders of the Republican, Conservative and Working Families parties all have come out against the referendum to hold a state constitutional convention. Now, the head of the state Democratic Party – Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown – has joined them.

The town of North Elba will enlist a UAlbany law school professor to, on the town’s behalf, appeal the decision of a Franklin County judge that the state’s plan to build a 34-mile rail trail from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake was “arbitrary and capricious” and failed to follow numerous state laws.

Sen. John Brooks has asked the state comptroller to retract a controversial request for proposals to develop five parcels at Republic Airport in East Farmingdale, citing insufficient competitive bidding and community input.

As Rep. John Katko testified before a House subcommittee today, he shared the stories of young central New Yorkers whose lives were cut short due to opioid or synthetic drug overdoses.

Cuomo received his first batch of bills – 42 in all – in roughly a month today, including a measure that would decriminalize certain types of knives that often are used as work tools while keeping in place a ban on gravity knives and switchblades.

After finding a bed bug in one of its schools, the Baldwinsville Central School District plans to use specially trained bed bug-sniffing dogs to search all of its buildings to see if there are more of the insects.