2020: Pete Buttigieg Raises More than $7 Million in First Quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg says he’s raised more than $7 million this year. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor tweeted Monday his team’s initial report shows he and his supporters “are out-performing expectations at every turn.” Buttigieg promised over the weekend there’d be a “celebration” with his announcement Monday, two months since … Continue reading 2020: Pete Buttigieg Raises More than $7 Million in First Quarter

Warren’s Finance Director Walks Away from ‘No Big Donors’ Campaign 

An aide to Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) presidential campaign said the candidate’s top financial adviser is stepping down, allegedly because of the senator’s decision to reject money from wealthy donors. Michael Pratt is reportedly still involved with Warren’s campaign as a consultant but will eventually leave, CNN reports. The aide told CNN Sunday morning that … Continue reading Warren’s Finance Director Walks Away from ‘No Big Donors’ Campaign 

Hofstra University Students Demand Removal of Thomas Jefferson Statue

Students at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York, demanded on Friday that the school remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson, arguing that it is not possible for the university to have the statue on campus while also being an institution that “prides itself on diversity and inclusion.” Students also called on the university to train its … Continue reading Hofstra University Students Demand Removal of Thomas Jefferson Statue

Donald Trump: 2020 Census ‘Ridiculous’ Without Citizenship Question

President Donald Trump defended the citizenship question on the 2020 census on Monday, saying that the process would be a waste of time and money without it. “Can you believe that the Radical Left Democrats want to do our new and very important Census Report without the all-important Citizenship Question,” Trump commented on Twitter. “Report … Continue reading Donald Trump: 2020 Census ‘Ridiculous’ Without Citizenship Question

Men’s Cuddling Group Seeks to End ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Members of the “Men’s Therapeutic Cuddle Group” in Pennsylvania are fighting “toxic masculinity” by cozying up with one another. According to a report from the Philly Inquirer, a group of men in Pennsylvania is getting together twice a month to cuddle. The group was formed to combat “toxic” expressions of masculinity and heal past trauma. The cuddle group … Continue reading Men’s Cuddling Group Seeks to End ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Elite Universities Announce Record Low Admission Rates as Scandal Investigation Continues

Elite colleges and universities around the country announced record low acceptance rates this week as the investigation as the college admissions scandal investigation pushes on. The New York Times reported this week that many elite colleges and universities are reporting the lowest acceptance rates in their respective histories. Yale University’s new acceptance rate is 5.91 percent, down … Continue reading Elite Universities Announce Record Low Admission Rates as Scandal Investigation Continues

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy Wins First Round in Ukraine, Faces Poroshenko in Runoff

As virtually every poll indicated going into Sunday’s presidential election in Ukraine, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy – whose political resume consists solely of playing the unlikely president in a satirical TV show – won the first round by a wide margin, but not wide enough to avoid a runoff against incumbent Petro Poroshenko. Fox News noted … Continue reading Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy Wins First Round in Ukraine, Faces Poroshenko in Runoff

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Will Return More Migrants to Mexico

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is moving more officers to the border to record the arrival of Central American migrants and is sending more migrants back to Mexico before their U.S. courtroom pleas for asylum. An agency statement said DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen directed the Customs and Border Protection agency to: return hundreds of additional … Continue reading DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Will Return More Migrants to Mexico

U.S. Delivers 6 Patrol Boats to Vietnam amid Thawing Relations

The Trump administration delivered six patrol boats worth $12 million to Vietnam’s Coast Guard, the American embassy in Hanoi announced on Monday, saying the move represents “deepening cooperation” in law enforcement and humanitarian efforts between the former enemies. “Delivering these patrol vessels represents deepening U.S.-Vietnam cooperation in the areas of maritime law enforcement, maritime search … Continue reading U.S. Delivers 6 Patrol Boats to Vietnam amid Thawing Relations

Report: Hackers Fool Tesla Autopilot into Driving Towards Oncoming Traffic

Hackers have reportedly begun using stickers which confuse Tesla’s autopilot system to trick the cars into driving into the wrong lanes or towards oncoming traffic. Forbes reports that Keen Labs, a Chinese cybersecurity research group which is regarded as one of the best in the world, has successfully developed two different methods of confusing Tesla autopilot’s lane-recognition tech. … Continue reading Report: Hackers Fool Tesla Autopilot into Driving Towards Oncoming Traffic

ECB stimulus remains essential: Draghi in annual report

FILE PHOTO: European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi speaks at the 28th Frankfurt European Banking Congress (EBC) at the Old Opera house in Frankfurt, Germany November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo April 1, 2019 FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The European Central Bank needs to keep providing substantial stimulus to combat risks related to geopolitical uncertainties, … Continue reading ECB stimulus remains essential: Draghi in annual report

Accuser Lucy Flores: ‘Of Course’ I’d Support Joe Biden over Trump in 2020

Appearing on CBSN Monday afternoon, Nevada Democrat Lucy Flores, who recently accused former Vice President Joe Biden of kissing the back of her head and smelling her hair at a 2014 campaign event, affirmed she would still support Biden over President Donald Trump in the 2020 general presidential election. [embedded content] A partial transcript is as follows:  TANYA RIVERO: … Continue reading Accuser Lucy Flores: ‘Of Course’ I’d Support Joe Biden over Trump in 2020

Facebook Reverses Promise to Include News Publishers in Political Ads Database

Facebook is sticking to its November decision to exempt news publishers from its political ads database, reversing its original plan to include them, and drawing criticism for making deference to the mainstream media more important than its stated commitment to transparency. Last week, the social network announced the rollout of its new “Ad Library,” a … Continue reading Facebook Reverses Promise to Include News Publishers in Political Ads Database

Tony Perkins Rips Democrats for Transgender Flags on Capitol Hill, Protect Troops Instead

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council and commissioner with the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), questioned in an essay the pink and blue flags representing transgenderism hanging outside of House members’ offices, asking whether lawmakers support our troops or prefer promoting sexual political correctness in the U.S. military. “It’s a jarring … Continue reading Tony Perkins Rips Democrats for Transgender Flags on Capitol Hill, Protect Troops Instead

Singapore to Fight ‘Online Falsehoods’ Through Government ‘Correction Notices’

Singapore could soon reportedly fight “online falsehoods” through mandatory government “correction notices,” which would be made to run next to the “false” content. Content could even be removed if it contains any falsehoods. According to CNBC, “Singapore is close to passing a law that could force websites to run government ‘correction notices’ alongside content it … Continue reading Singapore to Fight ‘Online Falsehoods’ Through Government ‘Correction Notices’

Vatican Cardinal: Encouraging Immigration Misrepresents the Gospel

The prominent Vatican Cardinal Robert Sarah, as his newly released book is causing furor in Europe, said it is wrong to “use the word of God to promote migration.” The Guinean cardinal, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship, said that using the Bible to promote migration constitutes “false exegesis,” adding that it is … Continue reading Vatican Cardinal: Encouraging Immigration Misrepresents the Gospel

Prosecutors Investigate Boeing over 737 Max Disclosures to Regulators, Airlines

Federal prosecutors investigating the Boeing 737 Max crash in Malta are looking for misleading disclosures made by Boeing about the aircraft. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, federal investigators are investigating the various processes that certified the Boeing 737 Max for use. The 737 Max has suffered two fatal crashes in the past year. … Continue reading Prosecutors Investigate Boeing over 737 Max Disclosures to Regulators, Airlines

Mark Zuckerberg Proposes New Web Regulations in Op-Ed

In a recent op-ed in the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlines his plans for Internet regulation. It appears that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying to get ahead of the game when it comes to Internet regulation, proposing his own plans for how such regulation should take place before federal officials publish … Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg Proposes New Web Regulations in Op-Ed

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Biden: ‘I Don’t Want Joe to Stop’ Kissing and Smelling Women’s Hair

Monday on ABC’s “The View,” co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Meghan McCain and Joy Behar defended former Vice President Joe Biden in the wake of former Nevada lawmaker Lucy Flores’ claim he inappropriately touched and kissed her in 2014 at a campaign rally. Goldberg said, “Listen, in the old days we would call Joe—some folks of a certain age would say … Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg Defends Biden: ‘I Don’t Want Joe to Stop’ Kissing and Smelling Women’s Hair

Watch — Chicago Police Union Protest Jussie Smollett Case: ‘Foxx Must Go!’

The Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago is protesting outside the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office on Monday, demanding the resignation of top prosecutor Kim Foxx after her office dropped all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett. Protesters held signs reading “KIM DO THE FOXX TROT RESIGN” and “HEY YO FOXX MUST GO” as they demonstrated … Continue reading Watch — Chicago Police Union Protest Jussie Smollett Case: ‘Foxx Must Go!’

Exclusive — Democrat Rep. Ro Khanna: ‘We Need to Put Partisan Politics Aside’ and ‘Support the President’s Goal’ of Withdrawing from Afghanistan, Syria

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), a progressive Democrat, called for Republicans and Democrats alike to put their differences aside and back President Donald Trump’s efforts to withdraw the United States from the war in Afghanistan. “We need to put partisan politics aside and we need to support the president’s goal of withdrawing troops,” Khanna said in … Continue reading Exclusive — Democrat Rep. Ro Khanna: ‘We Need to Put Partisan Politics Aside’ and ‘Support the President’s Goal’ of Withdrawing from Afghanistan, Syria

Joe Biden Spox: Some Photos of VP Smelling Women’s Hair ‘Forgeries’

Bill Russo, a spokesperson for former Vice President Joe Biden, responded combatively to the blowback over various photos of the possible 2020 contender interacting awkwardly with women, calling some of the images “smears and forgeries” that have “existed in the dark recesses of the Internet for a while.” “The Vice President has issued a statement … Continue reading Joe Biden Spox: Some Photos of VP Smelling Women’s Hair ‘Forgeries’

Poll: Netanyahu’s Likud Takes Lead Over Rival Gantz’s Blue and White

TEL AVIV – A majority of Israelis believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will beat his main political rival Benny Gantz in April’s elections and serve another term, tie David Ben-Gurion and become the longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s history, a new poll aired Monday showed. Fifty-three percent of respondents said Netanyahu is the most qualified … Continue reading Poll: Netanyahu’s Likud Takes Lead Over Rival Gantz’s Blue and White

McAuliffe Flips Third-Trimester Abortion Stance, Calls Proposed VA Law ‘Common Sense’

Former Democrat Virginia governor and potential 2020 candidate Terry McAuliffe seemingly flipped his stance on Virginia’s proposed legislation to allow third-trimester abortion. In February, McAuliffe called third-trimester abortion “infanticide” during an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” in the wake of Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) defending the bill. [embedded content] In a Monday interview … Continue reading McAuliffe Flips Third-Trimester Abortion Stance, Calls Proposed VA Law ‘Common Sense’

Exclusive – ‘Unplanned’ Star Ashley Bratcher: Alyssa Milano Cares More About Georgia ‘Tax Incentives’ than ‘Sanctity of Human Life’

Unplanned star Ashley Bratcher told Breitbart News that actress Alyssa Milano prioritizes “tax incentives” over the “sanctity of human life,” offering her remarks on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host Patrick Courrielche. Bratcher’s comments were made in regard to Hollywood figures threatening Georgia with boycotts following the Peach state’s … Continue reading Exclusive – ‘Unplanned’ Star Ashley Bratcher: Alyssa Milano Cares More About Georgia ‘Tax Incentives’ than ‘Sanctity of Human Life’

Dem Rep. Clark Threatens AG Barr with Subpoena if Full Mueller Report Not Released by April 2

Monday on CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA), the vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, warned that if the Department of Justice did not comply with releasing the entire report from special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe regarding Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, House Democrats would use subpoena power to force compliance. Clark … Continue reading Dem Rep. Clark Threatens AG Barr with Subpoena if Full Mueller Report Not Released by April 2

2020: McAuliffe: I Won’t Go on ‘Apology Tour’ for ‘Being Successful White Male’

Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) reportedly said on Monday that he will not go on an “apology tour” for being a successful white man if he decides to run for president. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, McAuliffe, who said he would make his 2020 decision by March 31, told conservative radio host John Fredericks … Continue reading 2020: McAuliffe: I Won’t Go on ‘Apology Tour’ for ‘Being Successful White Male’

Maxine Waters: ‘Correct Thing’ Jussie Smollett Charges Dropped

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Saturday that it was the “correct thing” for Chicago prosecutors to drop all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett, arguing that all the facts surrounding the alleged hate hoax will likely never come to light. In a move that baffled, the Chicago Police Department and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Cook … Continue reading Maxine Waters: ‘Correct Thing’ Jussie Smollett Charges Dropped