Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford wants FBI to investigate assault claim: Why the bureau likely won’t

Although Christine Blasey Ford has been invited to give her testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee – in private or public – the California professor is pushing for the FBI to investigate her alleged sexual assault by Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago. Ford, a psychology teacher at Palo Alto University, publicly accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting … Continue reading Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford wants FBI to investigate assault claim: Why the bureau likely won’t

‘Fort Trump’: Polish President Proposes Permanent U.S. Military Base

Polish President Andrzej Duda proposed in Tuesday’s joint White House press conference that the U.S. build a permanent military base in his country that they would call “Fort Trump.” “I was smiling when talking to Mr. President. I said that I would very much like for us to set up permanent American bases in Poland, which … Continue reading ‘Fort Trump’: Polish President Proposes Permanent U.S. Military Base

Police Surround Wisconsin Office Building Amid Reports of Active Shooter

Police officers and ambulances arrived at a Wisconsin office building Wednesday morning amid reports of an active shooter. The building is located in the 1800 block of Deming Way in Middleton, which is about 90 miles from Madison. The La Crosse Tribune reports that a 911 call came in around 10:30 a.m. local time and … Continue reading Police Surround Wisconsin Office Building Amid Reports of Active Shooter

Former GM Exec Bob Lutz: Tesla Is ‘Headed for the Graveyard’

Former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz discussed Elon Musk’s Tesla in a recent interview stating that the company is “headed for the graveyard.” In a recent interview with CNBC the former Vice Chairman of General Motors, Bob Lutz, does not have high hopes for the future of Elon Musk’s electric-car manufacturer Tesla. According to … Continue reading Former GM Exec Bob Lutz: Tesla Is ‘Headed for the Graveyard’

Amazon Joins Google, Facebook as Largest Online Ad Companies

Google, Facebook, and Amazon are the three biggest online advertisement companies in 2018, with Amazon quickly gaining on the other two companies but still representing just 4 percent of the market, according to a report. In third place, Amazon is expected to take in $4.61 billion this year, after declaring its intentions just last year to … Continue reading Amazon Joins Google, Facebook as Largest Online Ad Companies

Gillibrand: ‘Shameful’ GOP Trying to ‘Bully’ Kavanaugh’s Accuser

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said it was “shameful” Republicans were trying to “bully” Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford into testifying in a “he said-she said” hearing instead of allowing an investigation which could include more witnesses. Gillibrand said, “What the Republicans are doing is outrageous. They are … Continue reading Gillibrand: ‘Shameful’ GOP Trying to ‘Bully’ Kavanaugh’s Accuser

European Competition Commissioner Questions Amazon in Antitrust Probe

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is questioning Amazon’s use of data to discover if the online retailer is breaching antitrust rules. CNBC reports that Vestager’s questions are designed to discover whether Amazon uses the sales data of its third-party merchants as an advantage by using that information to boost its own sales. According to Vestager, … Continue reading European Competition Commissioner Questions Amazon in Antitrust Probe

‘It’s So Sad That a Man Lost His Life Over a Mobile Phone’: London Man Stabbed to Death During Robbery

A man has been slain with a “large knife” in London after battling in the street with a man who had allegedly attempted to steal his phone. Emergency services were called just before 9.30 pm Tuesday to reports of a stabbing in Tufnell Park, north London. The victim, 25, could not be saved and he … Continue reading ‘It’s So Sad That a Man Lost His Life Over a Mobile Phone’: London Man Stabbed to Death During Robbery

John Legend Stars in NAACP Attack Ad Opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

Singer John Legend has joined the ranks of those opposing Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court with a video ad attacking Kavanaugh’s “troubling views.” In the one-minute video, John Legend insists that Judge Kavanaugh is “unfit for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court,” despite that the liberal American Bar Association has … Continue reading John Legend Stars in NAACP Attack Ad Opposing Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

Nolte: Kavanaugh Accuser’s Classmate Deletes Claim that Everyone Knew of Alleged Misconduct

Cristina King Miranda, who says she is a former classmate of Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford, has deleted her claim that everyone knew of the alleged misconduct. Ford is accusing Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh of groping her at a house party 36 years ago when they were both teenagers in high school. After Ford … Continue reading Nolte: Kavanaugh Accuser’s Classmate Deletes Claim that Everyone Knew of Alleged Misconduct

North and South Korea Agree to Joint Search for Korean War Remains

North and South Korean military officials agreed on Wednesday to conduct joint searches for the remains of Korean War soldiers, the first such cooperative project undertaken since the end of the war in 1953. In a joint statement, officials from the two countries made a commitment to disarm the border village of Panmunjom by the … Continue reading North and South Korea Agree to Joint Search for Korean War Remains

FBI will not launch criminal investigation into Kavanaugh allegations: sources

The FBI will not launch a criminal investigation into the sexual assault allegations leveled against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, according to highly-placed law enforcement sources. The sources told Fox News on Wednesday that there were no allegations of a federal crime, therefore the bureau would not open a criminal investigation. “This … Continue reading FBI will not launch criminal investigation into Kavanaugh allegations: sources

USDA kitten killing comes under fire from bipartisan group of lawmakers

From the outside, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s laboratory in Beltsville, Md. is indistinguishable from any of the dozens of other federal facilities that dot the Washington D.C. suburbs. Its red brick, colonial façade housing government scientists and researchers plugging away at mundane tasks and experiments to ostensibly keep the population safe from food-borne illnesses … Continue reading USDA kitten killing comes under fire from bipartisan group of lawmakers

Venezuela’s Maduro: I May Not Attend U.N. General Assembly Because ‘They’re Looking to Kill Me’

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro said on Tuesday that he may skip his planned trip to the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week over fears that an unspecified “they” is trying to kill him. Maduro claimed that he had planned to attend the assembly to counter what he describes as a “hate campaign” against … Continue reading Venezuela’s Maduro: I May Not Attend U.N. General Assembly Because ‘They’re Looking to Kill Me’

Texas Cops Search Rehab Center in Connection to Alleged Sex Abuse by Catholic Priest

Law enforcement officials in Montgomery County, Texas, executed a search warrant at a rehabilitation center in connection with charges of sexual abuse filed against a Catholic priest. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office investigators and the local district attorney’s office raided the Shalom Center in Conroe to execute a search warrant. The warrant is said to be connected … Continue reading Texas Cops Search Rehab Center in Connection to Alleged Sex Abuse by Catholic Priest

California Gov. Brown on Trump: ‘Something’s got to happen to this guy…he’s going to undermine America’

California Gov. Jerry Brown ramped up his criticism of President Trump in an interview that aired Monday – calling the president a “saboteur” in the fight to combat climate change and saying that “something’s got to happen to this guy.” Speaking to MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell at an environmental summit in San Francisco last week, Brown tore into … Continue reading California Gov. Brown on Trump: ‘Something’s got to happen to this guy…he’s going to undermine America’

Late-Night Hosts Go Crazy over Trump’s Penis

Late-night hosts couldn’t help but obsess over Stormy Daniels’ supposed description of Donald Trump’s penis in her upcoming book Tuesday. Late-night hosts reacted with characteristic glee at another opportunity to attack the president.“This is the quote–Stormy’s quote about the president’s junk. It had a–she says it had a huge mushroom head like a toadstool. I … Continue reading Late-Night Hosts Go Crazy over Trump’s Penis

Maduro: China Agreed to Help Venezuela for One Million Barrels of Oil

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro told the nation in a televised press conference Tuesday that the funds he secured from the Communist Party of China during a visit to Beijing last week were not economic aid – Venezuela will pay for that money with at least one million barrels of oil. Maduro revealed the deal after … Continue reading Maduro: China Agreed to Help Venezuela for One Million Barrels of Oil

Donald Trump to Carolina Storm Victims: ‘Our Hearts Break for You’

President Donald Trump expressed his sympathy on Wednesday for victims caught in the path of Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and South Carolina. “To the families who have lost loved ones, America grieves with you and our hearts break for you,” Trump said. “God Bless you. We will never forget your loss, we will never … Continue reading Donald Trump to Carolina Storm Victims: ‘Our Hearts Break for You’

Stephen A Smith: NFL Teams Would Rather Have a Player with Drug Issues Over an Outspoken Player

Tuesday on ESPN’s “First Take,” co-host Stephen A. Smith reacted to the New England Patriots trading for troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon, who the Cleveland Browns were prepared to cut after his long history of drug and alcohol abuse. Smith noted how players like Gordon, an elite wide receiver when on the field, continue to … Continue reading Stephen A Smith: NFL Teams Would Rather Have a Player with Drug Issues Over an Outspoken Player

Bernie Sanders to Sarah Silverman: America ‘Starves Little Children,’ Bombs Houses and ‘Buses of Children’

On the latest episode of Hulu series “I Love You, America,” host Sarah Silverman was joking about not being allowed to swear at the U.S. Senate when Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) quipped America “starves little children.” Sanders said, “We can’t even use dirty words. This is the United States Senate. Silverman said, “I can’t?” Sanders said, “We … Continue reading Bernie Sanders to Sarah Silverman: America ‘Starves Little Children,’ Bombs Houses and ‘Buses of Children’

WATCH: Cartel Gunmen Run Out of Ammo During Border Gun Battle

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Gunmen with Mexico’s Gulf Cartel clashed in a firefight with rivals from Los Zetas. The gunplay occurred mere yards from banks of the Rio Grande River border with Texas. Fighting took place this week in several areas near Miguel Aleman when teams of gunmen with the Gulf Cartel mobilized to an incursion … Continue reading WATCH: Cartel Gunmen Run Out of Ammo During Border Gun Battle

Sonnie Johnson: Katt, Kavanaugh, and Coming Home – Comprende?

From Katt Williams making capitalism sexy again to the Kavanaugh kerfuffle to coming back to impoverished communities to whether you comprende español, Sonnie Johnson breaks it all down on this week’s Did She Say That. A recent Katt Williams interview shows why he is successful in a capitalist system – just by breaking down how much it … Continue reading Sonnie Johnson: Katt, Kavanaugh, and Coming Home – Comprende?

Trump Promises Imminent Agency Action on Immigration

President Donald Trump is promising new action by agencies on immigration, amid determined bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill to his low-immigration/high-wage polcies. Trump told TheHill.com: “I’ll be doing things over the next two weeks having to do with immigration, which I think you’ll be very impressed at,” the president said during an exclusive 45-minute Oval … Continue reading Trump Promises Imminent Agency Action on Immigration

Dem Sen. Hirono lashes out at ‘men in this country’ urging them to ‘shut up and step up’ amid Kavanaugh claims

Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, blasted “the men in this country” to “just shut up and step up” against sexual assault.  (AP) Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono blasted “the men in this country,” blaming them for sexual assault and urged them to “just shut up and step up” amid allegations of misconduct against President Trump’s Supreme Court … Continue reading Dem Sen. Hirono lashes out at ‘men in this country’ urging them to ‘shut up and step up’ amid Kavanaugh claims

Michael Jordan Donates $2 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief in North Carolina

NBA legend Michael Jordan has donated $2 million to Hurricane Florence relief efforts in North Carolina, the state where he lived his young life through high school and college. The former Chicago Bulls shooting guard and current Charlotte Hornets owner donated one million each to the American Red Cross and the Foundation for The Carolinas’ … Continue reading Michael Jordan Donates $2 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief in North Carolina

Brzezinski: GOP Letting Ford Testify, But Dems ‘Moving the Goalpost’

With Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation on hold amid Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusations of sexual assault decades ago, MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski argued that Democrats were “moving the goalpost” on Republicans because they want to allow Ford the chance to testify and now they are not cooperating. “[S]ome Republicans could … Continue reading Brzezinski: GOP Letting Ford Testify, But Dems ‘Moving the Goalpost’

Michigan gubernatorial candidate joined by Nassar victim’s parents in latest campaign ads

Michigan Attorney Gen. Bill Schuette, who is the GOP nominee for governor, is praised for his handling of the Larry Nassar case by parents of a victim in recent campaign ads.  (AP Photo/David Eggert) The parents of a young girl who was sexually assaulted by former Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar praise Republican gubernatorial … Continue reading Michigan gubernatorial candidate joined by Nassar victim’s parents in latest campaign ads

Missouri AG Josh Hawley: Kavanaugh Vote Should Move Forward if Ford Doesn’t Want to Testify

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate running against incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), offered his thoughts Wednesday on Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh vote, saying if his sexual misconduct accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, does not want to testify, then the Senate Judiciary Committee should move forward with the … Continue reading Missouri AG Josh Hawley: Kavanaugh Vote Should Move Forward if Ford Doesn’t Want to Testify