United Nations Audience Laughs at Donald Trump During Speech

Leaders attending the United Nations General Assembly laughed at President Donald Trump on Tuesday during his speech. “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country,” Trump said. As the audience began chuckling, Trump added, “So true. Didn’t expect that reaction, but that’s OK.” … Continue reading United Nations Audience Laughs at Donald Trump During Speech

Michael Avenatti Locks Account After Admitting Kavanaugh Accuser Might Not Come Forward

Attorney Michael Avenatti said his client might now not come forward against Brett Kavanaugh, and then locked his Twitter public profile from view. After two days of ginning up publicity with the news he has a “100 percent credible” accuser against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, adding that she has “multiple witnesses to corroborate her … Continue reading Michael Avenatti Locks Account After Admitting Kavanaugh Accuser Might Not Come Forward

Brexit: Govt to End Preference for EU Migrants, Open Route for Low-Skilled Workers

Britain’s Cabinet has signed off on plans for a post-Brexit immigration system which would favour skilled migrants from around the world while creating specific routes for low-skilled workers in certain sectors. A spokesman for Downing Street said: “The Cabinet agreed that, once free movement is brought to an end, the Government will be able to … Continue reading Brexit: Govt to End Preference for EU Migrants, Open Route for Low-Skilled Workers

Late-Night Hosts Rip Brett Kavanaugh: Republicans Want to ‘Normalize Sexual Assault’

Late-night hosts went after Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Monday evening, amid uncorroborated claims of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. On Sunday evening, Deborah Ramirez became the second woman to come forward and accuse Kavanaugh of misconduct dating back to their time at Yale University, claiming he waved his penis in her … Continue reading Late-Night Hosts Rip Brett Kavanaugh: Republicans Want to ‘Normalize Sexual Assault’

Gaetz: We Will Vote to Impeach Rosenstein if We Don’t Get Answers from Rosenstein Under Oath

During a Monday appearance on CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) suggested Congress would invoke a vote to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if they do not get the answers about Rosenstein wanting to secretly record President Donald Trump. “It’s unfair to the country for you and I to be having this discussion … Continue reading Gaetz: We Will Vote to Impeach Rosenstein if We Don’t Get Answers from Rosenstein Under Oath

Kavanaugh hearing once again in question as Christine Ford raises new concerns

An attorney for the woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her decades ago has raised fresh concerns about the format for Thursday’s highly anticipated hearing with her and the Supreme Court nominee.  The letter raising those issues once again could throw into doubt the scheduled hearing, which has been the subject of ever-changing … Continue reading Kavanaugh hearing once again in question as Christine Ford raises new concerns

650 Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested in Single Texas Border Sector in 2018

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 650 Bangladeshi nationals this fiscal year. The number could hit near 700 by the end of the month–which concludes Fiscal Year 2018. Laredo Sector agents arrested four who illegally crossed the border on September 21 near the Masterson area of Laredo, Texas. The agents processed the migrants and learned … Continue reading 650 Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested in Single Texas Border Sector in 2018

Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar blames Obama for siblings’ attack ad

Six of Rep. Paul Gosar’s siblings have urged voters to cast ballots against the Arizona Republican in the upcoming election. Gosar blamed their tactics on former President Barack Obama.  (AP Photo/Matt York) After Rep. Paul Gosar’s six siblings appeared in campaign ads for his opponent, the Arizona Republican placed the blame on former President Barack … Continue reading Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar blames Obama for siblings’ attack ad

‘Now or Never’: Spending Bill Veto Is Trump’s Last Chance to Save Border Wall from GOP Subterfuge

President Trump may give away his political leverage on immigration this week as GOP leaders try to jam him on border wall funding and cheap-labor visa-worker programs. This week, Trump will decide to either veto or sign the no-wall, multi-agency budget package for 2019, which GOP leaders have slapped together. GOP leaders are urging Trump … Continue reading ‘Now or Never’: Spending Bill Veto Is Trump’s Last Chance to Save Border Wall from GOP Subterfuge

Senate Dem hopeful Kyrsten Sinema challenged over details of homeless upbringing

A Senate Democratic hopeful in Arizona may have embellished her homeless upbringing, according to a new report that dug into a key part of her personal narrative.  Kyrsten Sinema, a congresswoman who’s running against Republican Martha McSally in one of the highest-profile midterm races, came under fire after her repeated claims that she was homeless … Continue reading Senate Dem hopeful Kyrsten Sinema challenged over details of homeless upbringing

Michigan House candidate allegedly embezzled more than $100K from another campaign

Jennifer Suidan, a Democrat running for a Michigan state House seat, has been accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from another candidate’s campaign.  (Milist.org) A Michigan candidate for state representative has been asked by her own party to suspend her campaign after she was accused of embezzling more than $100,000 while working at a law … Continue reading Michigan House candidate allegedly embezzled more than $100K from another campaign

Zumwalt: Time to Tell Obama and Friends They Are Out of Office

The name of General Douglas MacArthur was a household word during World War II and the Korean War. In April 1951, fired by President Harry Truman after 52 years of service, MacArthur gave a farewell speech to Congress, famously referencing a barracks’ ballad that proclaimed, “old soldiers never die; they just fade away.” He added, “And like … Continue reading Zumwalt: Time to Tell Obama and Friends They Are Out of Office

WH’s Sanders: Democrats’ Handling of Kavanaugh Has Been ‘Absolutely Appalling and Disgusting’

Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders weighed in on the Democrats’ handling of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process and sexual misconduct allegations, calling it “absolutely appalling and disgusting.” “I think the process that the Democrats have played has been absolutely appalling and disgusting,” Sanders told “Fox & Friends,” noting accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford … Continue reading WH’s Sanders: Democrats’ Handling of Kavanaugh Has Been ‘Absolutely Appalling and Disgusting’

French Emergency Workers Don Bulletproof Vests Due to ‘Growing Violence’

French emergency medical staff in Toulon are now putting on bulletproof vests to protect themselves after a rise in violence has seen multiple homicides and attempted murders in the city. The decision to allow paramedics, doctors, and nurses to wear bulletproof vests comes after years of deliberation on how to protect hospital staff from mentally unstable patients … Continue reading French Emergency Workers Don Bulletproof Vests Due to ‘Growing Violence’

Protesters Clutter Congressional Hallways, Twitter Blows up with Support for Kavanaugh

Protesters dressed in black blocked the hallways in Congressional office buildings on Monday to oppose Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling him a sexual predator over claims made by women who knew him in high school and college. But lawmakers and American citizens took to Twitter to express their support. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who … Continue reading Protesters Clutter Congressional Hallways, Twitter Blows up with Support for Kavanaugh

Brexit Boom: UK Exports to Israel Soar by 75 Percent in 2018

As the UK readies to depart the European Union (EU), figures show its exports to Israel soared by 75 percent in the first six months of 2018, a trend official figures show will continue climbing into 2019. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (ICBS), exports from the UK to Israel (excluding diamonds) totalled $3.45 … Continue reading Brexit Boom: UK Exports to Israel Soar by 75 Percent in 2018

Girl Guides Expels Leaders Who Opposed Trans Shower-Sharing Policies

Two girl guide leaders say they have been expelled from the organisation after opposing new “equality & diversity” rules which compel units to let transgender-identifying males share showers and other facilities with girls as young as five. After 12 leaders signed an open letter warning that the new policy raised safeguarding concerns, Girlguiding UK removed … Continue reading Girl Guides Expels Leaders Who Opposed Trans Shower-Sharing Policies

Kavanaugh Accuser’s Legal Team Still Not Satisfied with Hearing Setup

Lawyers for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, sent another email to Senate Judiciary Committee staffers Monday night, indicating their displeasure with preparations for their client’s Thursday testimony. Among the issues raised in the email by new addition to the Ford legal team Michael Bromwich (pictured) include the announcement of a female “experienced sex … Continue reading Kavanaugh Accuser’s Legal Team Still Not Satisfied with Hearing Setup

Oklahoma Democratic candidate challenges GOP rival to shooting contest

Tom Stites, a Democratic candidate for Oklahoma’s House District 2, has released a video challenging his GOP rival to a shooting contest.  (Facebook) A Democratic state congressional candidate in Oklahoma has challenged his GOP rival to a shooting match to see who is better suited to support Second Amendment rights, The Tulsa World reported. Tom … Continue reading Oklahoma Democratic candidate challenges GOP rival to shooting contest

Swedish Populist Politician’s Home Targeted In Arson Attack

A Stockholm municipal politician and member of the Sweden Democrats was targetted in a deliberate arson attack on her home in the latest assault on the populist party and its members. The unnamed municipal politician’s home was targeted in the early morning of Sunday while she and her partner were up late drinking wine. The woman said … Continue reading Swedish Populist Politician’s Home Targeted In Arson Attack

Jimmy Kimmel Suggests Cutting Brett Kavanaugh’s Penis Off If He’s Confirmed

ABC late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel took the stage on Tuesday and jokingly suggested that his “compromise” to the battle of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is to chop off the judge’s “pesky penis,” should he be confirmed. Kimmel launched into the Kavanaugh rancor midway through his monologue, noting a New Yorker article published … Continue reading Jimmy Kimmel Suggests Cutting Brett Kavanaugh’s Penis Off If He’s Confirmed

Open for Business: EU Prepares to Maintain Trade with Iran, Evade U.S. Sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) (AFP) – The European Union said Monday its members would set up a payment system to allow oil companies and businesses to continue trading with Iran in a bid to evade sanctions after the US withdrew from a nuclear agreement. Iran and the European Union announced their defiance towards US President … Continue reading Open for Business: EU Prepares to Maintain Trade with Iran, Evade U.S. Sanctions

Judge appears ready to dismiss Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump: report

FILE: Adult film actress Stormy Daniels, speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP) A U.S. federal judge in Los Angeles on Monday appeared poised to throw out adult film actress Stormy Daniel’s defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on free-speech grounds, Reuters … Continue reading Judge appears ready to dismiss Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump: report

Major problems with New Yorker’s second Kavanaugh accuser blunt impact

The second accusation of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh, published by the New Yorker, strikes me as highly problematic. The New York Times, having investigated the same allegation for weeks, chose not to publish anything because it could not corroborate the story told by the woman, Deborah Ramirez. And the New Yorker has no first-hand … Continue reading Major problems with New Yorker’s second Kavanaugh accuser blunt impact

Kavanaugh is short of votes, but fate hinges on upcoming testimony

When it comes to the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, remember one thing: The math is the math is the math. Nothing else matters. Either the math works in favor of Kavanaugh or it doesn’t. The Senate is divided between 51 Republicans and 49 senators who caucus with Democrats. Forty-one Republicans have pledged … Continue reading Kavanaugh is short of votes, but fate hinges on upcoming testimony

Rosenstein’s Fate, Future of Mueller Probe Oversight Hang in Balance

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s tenure at the Justice Department (DOJ) may be coming to a close and with it his oversight of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation after a series of reports Monday. News of Rosenstein’s potentially imminent departure broke in an Axios report Monday morning that he had “verbally resigned” in a conversation … Continue reading Rosenstein’s Fate, Future of Mueller Probe Oversight Hang in Balance

Brett Kavanaugh: Witnesses Contradict My Accusers, I’ve Already Denied ‘Under Penalty of Felony’

WASHINGTON, DC — Judge Brett Kavanaugh spoke publicly on Monday for the first time since being accused of sexual misconduct, telling Fox News Channel’s Martha McCallum that the accusations against him are categorically false, that he looks forward to clearing his name before the Senate, and that all he asks for is a fair process. … Continue reading Brett Kavanaugh: Witnesses Contradict My Accusers, I’ve Already Denied ‘Under Penalty of Felony’