Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Calls NYT Report ‘Simply Untrue’

A recent article published by the New York Times titled “Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis,” provides insight into how Facebook has operated through numerous crises over the past few years. The report also alleges that Facebook hired a PR firm which published articles critical of Facebook’s competitors through an associated conservative news website. Facebook … Continue reading Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Calls NYT Report ‘Simply Untrue’

Report: Lame-Duck GOP House Judiciary to Subpoena James Comey, Loretta Lynch

House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) will subpoena former FBI Director James Comey and ex-Attorney General Loretta Lynch to appear before lawmakers ahead of House Republicans ceding power to their Democrat colleagues next year, reports say. The committee seeks information about the two Obama-era officials’ “decision-maker ahead of the 2016 presidential election,” an unnamed House Democrat aide … Continue reading Report: Lame-Duck GOP House Judiciary to Subpoena James Comey, Loretta Lynch

University of Washington to Offer ‘Intersectional Diversity Training’ in Response to Student Outrage

The University of Washington has decided to offer ‘intersectional diversity training’ after students became offended after learning of a professor’s editorial stating that men and women are different. The University of Washington (UW) has met the demands of graduate students, who claimed that their peers were subject to “gender harassment” after discovering an editorial written … Continue reading University of Washington to Offer ‘Intersectional Diversity Training’ in Response to Student Outrage

Wells Fargo Banker Worked in Sinaloa Cartel Money Laundering Scheme, Say Feds

A former Wells Fargo banker was arrested by FBI agents on Wednesday, for allegedly participating in an international money laundering conspiracy connected to Mexican cartels. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the arrest of Luis Fernando Figueroa, 30, for allegedly taking part in an international money laundering conspiracy tied to cartels based in Tijuana, … Continue reading Wells Fargo Banker Worked in Sinaloa Cartel Money Laundering Scheme, Say Feds

‘People Have to Behave’: Donald Trump Demands Reporters ‘Practice Decorum’ at White House

President Donald Trump reacted to an order from a federal judge to reinstate CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials on Friday, demanding decorum from reporters at the White House. “People have to behave. We’re writing up rules and regulations,” Trump said, referring to how he wants reporters to conduct themselves in the White House. The … Continue reading ‘People Have to Behave’: Donald Trump Demands Reporters ‘Practice Decorum’ at White House

Study: China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Infrastructure Project Running Low on Funding

China’s massive Belt and Road infrastructure initiative (BRI) appears to be running low on both government and private funds, according to a study published on Wednesday by the American Enterprise Institute. The key finding of the AEI study is that investment in Belt and Road projects by private sector firms is lagging far behind the … Continue reading Study: China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Infrastructure Project Running Low on Funding

Nicaragua Authorizes ‘Humanitarian’ Mission by U.S., Cuban, Taiwan Troops

The socialist-controlled National Assembly in Nicaragua approved plans on Wednesday to allow the entry of military personnel from the United States, Cuba, and Taiwan in a mission they claim will be for “humanitarian purposes.” A majority of legislators in the National Assembly approved the mission put forward by socialist dictator Daniel Ortega, a move reportedly … Continue reading Nicaragua Authorizes ‘Humanitarian’ Mission by U.S., Cuban, Taiwan Troops

Lindsey Graham Poised to Take Senate Judiciary Gavel

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced on Friday that he will opt to serve as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee in the new congressional term, which will likely make Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) the next Senate Judiciary Committee chairman. Grassley will leave a significant legacy, as the committee managed to confirm both Judges Neil Gorsuch … Continue reading Lindsey Graham Poised to Take Senate Judiciary Gavel

John Kerry: ‘People are Going to Die’ Because Trump Left Paris Climate Accord

Former Secretary of State John Kerry claims “people are going to die” due to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the 2016 Paris climate agreement. “People are going to die because of the decision Donald Trump made,” the top Obama-era official told The Guardian in an interview released Friday. “My kids and my grandkids … Continue reading John Kerry: ‘People are Going to Die’ Because Trump Left Paris Climate Accord

Heinz Offers Patrick Mahomes Ketchup for Life if He Scores 57 Touchdowns This Year

The Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes recently revealed that he loves ketchup. The admission brought the Heinz company to offer the player ketchup for life if he could get 57 touchdowns this season. Mahomes made his admission in a recent ESPN article where he said he puts ketchup on steak and even macaroni and … Continue reading Heinz Offers Patrick Mahomes Ketchup for Life if He Scores 57 Touchdowns This Year

Bette Midler Faces Backlash for ‘Body Shaming’ Melania Trump

Actress and Broadway star Bette Midler was slammed by fans over her vulgar remarks about First Lady Melania Trump, just weeks after she described women as the “most disrespected creatures on earth.” Midler shared a photo Melania posing for a British GQ shoot back in the year 2000 in a skimpy futuristic dress on board her then-boyfriend Donald Trump’s … Continue reading Bette Midler Faces Backlash for ‘Body Shaming’ Melania Trump

May Appoints Stephen Barclay as Brexit Secretary, Amber Rudd Made Work and Pensions Secretary

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has filled two vacancies in her Cabinet left by ministers who quit over Brexit. Little-known lawmaker Stephen Barclay was named Brexit secretary. He replaces Dominic Raab, who quit Thursday because he opposed May’s draft Brexit agreement with the European Union. The government says Barclay, formerly a junior … Continue reading May Appoints Stephen Barclay as Brexit Secretary, Amber Rudd Made Work and Pensions Secretary

California State Officials Grill Tesla over Employee Safety Report

California officials reportedly grilled Tesla’s top safety executive over a recent report which made a number of worrying claims about Tesla’s treatment of injured staff. Revel News reports that following the publication of a report which made a number of worrying claims about Tesla’s treatment of injured staff, California officials are investigating the company’s practices. The … Continue reading California State Officials Grill Tesla over Employee Safety Report

Just 28 Percent of Britons Want to Stop Brexit, Plurality Wants May to Go

Just 28 per cent of Britons want to stop Brexit while a plurality wants Theresa May to step down as prime minister. YouGov asked a sample of citizens where they wanted to go next with Brexit and 16 per cent said that Britain should accept the draft deal arranged between bureaucrats in the European Union … Continue reading Just 28 Percent of Britons Want to Stop Brexit, Plurality Wants May to Go

CNN’s Ana Navarro: Trump Is ‘President Grumpy Man Baby’

Friday on ABC’s “The View,” guest host and CNN contributor Ana Navarro called president Donald Trump “president grumpy man baby.” During the panel discussion about a Federal Judge’s ruling in favor of CNN in a dispute with the White House over Jim Acosta, Navarro said, “I think what we are seeing, in this case, is the Constitution … Continue reading CNN’s Ana Navarro: Trump Is ‘President Grumpy Man Baby’

Output Soars Even at U.S. Manufacturers That Make Stuff from Tariffed Steel and Aluminum

Tariffs on steel and aluminum are not slowing down most American manufacturers that use the metals in production, defying forecasts that the higher duties would hit metals-using businesses hard. There have been many anecdotal reports of strains put on metals using business from the tariffs but the data do not support the idea that these are … Continue reading Output Soars Even at U.S. Manufacturers That Make Stuff from Tariffed Steel and Aluminum

Whoopi Goldberg to Trump: ‘You Can’t Poop on the Constitution’

Friday on ABC’s “The View,” the panel discussed a federal judge’s ruling in favor of CNN by ordering that reporter Jim Acosta‘s White House access be restored. Co-host Abby Huntsman said, “The First Amendment is alive and well now. That’s the decision that they should have made — and it’s still pending, they have to make … Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg to Trump: ‘You Can’t Poop on the Constitution’

Lewinsky: ‘How Stupid Am I That I Believed’ Bill Clinton’s Lies?

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Friday aired a preview clip of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky from A&E’s “The Clinton Affair” detailing former President Bill Clinton’s affair and the coverup during his re-election. Lewinsky said she had a “nagging insecurity” Clinton was trying to keep her quiet. She added she felt “deflated” and “desperate,” which ultimately led … Continue reading Lewinsky: ‘How Stupid Am I That I Believed’ Bill Clinton’s Lies?

Islamist Leader: Pakistani PM Is a ‘Jew Representative’ Using Asia Bibi to Please West

The head of the Mutahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA), a radical Islamist group in Pakistan, delivered remarks Friday accusing Islamist Prime Minister Imran Khan of being a “Jew representative” seeking praise from the West by releasing Christian mother Asia Bibi. Maulana Fazlur Rehman told a crowd of supporters that his group had organized a November 25 protest … Continue reading Islamist Leader: Pakistani PM Is a ‘Jew Representative’ Using Asia Bibi to Please West

Jim Carrey: Trump Committing ‘Manslaughter’ to Eliminate Democrats in California

Actor Jim Carrey accused President Donald Trump of committing “manslaughter” Thursday over him sending troops to the border while wildfires rage in California. “As the California death toll rises our Sadist-in-Chief is spending $220 million to send troops to the border for nothing. That’s one way to get rid of Democrats. This is no longer … Continue reading Jim Carrey: Trump Committing ‘Manslaughter’ to Eliminate Democrats in California

William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter of ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ and ‘All the President’s Men’ Dead at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men” and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring “Nobody knows anything,” has died. He was 87. Goldman’s daughter Jenny said her … Continue reading William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter of ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ and ‘All the President’s Men’ Dead at 87

Stacey Abrams Amassed Nearly Three Dozen Lawyers to Contest Georgia Gubernatorial Election

Stacey Abrams’ Georgia gubernatorial campaign amassed nearly three dozen lawyers on Friday to challenge the validity of the Georgia gubernatorial election. The Associated Press (AP) reported her team amassed nearly three-dozen lawyers who will draft a petition, along with affidavits from voters and would-be voters who argue that they were allegedly disenfranchised during the election. Abrams … Continue reading Stacey Abrams Amassed Nearly Three Dozen Lawyers to Contest Georgia Gubernatorial Election

‘No More Bargaining’ — Merkel Warns Offer Is Final as Brussels Chiefs Hope Brexit Will Be Called Off

There is “no question” of renegotiating the super-soft Brexit deal agreed with Theresa May, Angela Merkel has warned, as Eurocrats voiced hope that the divorce could be called off altogether. Speaking after a cabinet meeting in Potsdam, the German Chancellor said: “We have a document on the table that Britain and the remaining 27 EU … Continue reading ‘No More Bargaining’ — Merkel Warns Offer Is Final as Brussels Chiefs Hope Brexit Will Be Called Off

Majority of Italians Believe Populist Deputy Prime Minister Salvini Most Powerful Voice in Government

Populist League leader Matteo Salvini is seen as the most powerful politician within the government by a majority of Italians. The survey, conducted by the EMG polling agency, shows 60 per cent of Italian voters believe that Salvini is the most powerful member of the government ahead of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who received 14 … Continue reading Majority of Italians Believe Populist Deputy Prime Minister Salvini Most Powerful Voice in Government

WATCH: Houston Player Ed Oliver Goes Nuclear After Coach Tells Him to Remove Coat

University of Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver was seriously triggered just before halftime at Thursday night’s game against Tulane, when Cougars coach Major Applewhite ordered him to remove an overcoat. Video of the incident shows Oliver, thought to be a top NFL draft prospect, going nuts and screaming at the coach after he was told … Continue reading WATCH: Houston Player Ed Oliver Goes Nuclear After Coach Tells Him to Remove Coat

Ohio House Passes ‘Heartbeat’ Bill Again After John Kasich Veto

Ohio lawmakers have once again passed a measure that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected – approximately the sixth or seventh week of pregnancy. Thursday’s vote in the state House that approved the heartbeat bill echoed that of the last legislative session when it passed as well. In December 2016, both the … Continue reading Ohio House Passes ‘Heartbeat’ Bill Again After John Kasich Veto

Texas Firefighters Find $3M in Heroin, Possible Fentanyl in Blaze

HOUSTON, Texas — Firefighters on the northeast side of Harris County discovered what appears to be a drug lab and distribution warehouse while responding to a townhouse “blaze.” Investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office report they seized nearly $3 million in heroin, methamphetamine, and what they believe to be fentanyl. The Eastex Fire Department … Continue reading Texas Firefighters Find $3M in Heroin, Possible Fentanyl in Blaze

Winning! U.S. Manufacturing Output Comes in Stronger than Expected

U.S. factories are operating at a higher level than previously thought. U.S. manufacturing output increased in October, the Federal Reserve said on Friday. This was the fifth straight monthly output increase. The Federal Reserve said manufacturing production rose 0.3 percent last month. Data for September was revised up to 0.3 percent from the 0.2 percent previously … Continue reading Winning! U.S. Manufacturing Output Comes in Stronger than Expected

Wisconsin Hunter Shoots 19-Point Buck After Tracking It for Years

A Wisconsin hunter shot a 19-point buck Saturday after tracking the animal for years. The hunter,  Joshua Gawrysiak, told Fox News “he hunted the buck for…years before finally shooting it with a Matthews Compound Bow in Chippewa Falls.” The Leader Telegram reports that Gawrysiak began tracking the deer in 2015. He had shots at the deer … Continue reading Wisconsin Hunter Shoots 19-Point Buck After Tracking It for Years