WOKE: CNN’s Jim Acosta Gets Called On, Asks Trump to Call On a Woman

CNN reporter Jim Acosta told President Trump to call on female reporters during a press conference in New York City Wednesday. “Thank you very much,” Jim Acosta said after being called on by Trump. “If you don’t mind, after I’m finished, if…one of our female colleagues could go after me, that would be great. Mr. … Continue reading WOKE: CNN’s Jim Acosta Gets Called On, Asks Trump to Call On a Woman

Michael Avenatti Won’t Specify Whether His Client Is Accusing Kavanaugh of Rape

Wednesday on CNN’s “The Lead,” host Jake Tapper questioned attorney Michael Avenatti about his client Julie Swetnick’s allegations against Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. TAPPER: So you’re talking about trying to get an FBI investigation. But I guess the question that Beth Wilkinson, Kavanaugh’s attorney, is asking, why don’t you and your client … Continue reading Michael Avenatti Won’t Specify Whether His Client Is Accusing Kavanaugh of Rape

CNN reporter Jim Acosta prompts Trump to call on ‘female reporter’ at New York press conference

CNN reporter Jim Acosta asked President Trump whether “one of our female colleagues” could be called after he questioned the president at a Wednesday press conference in New York City, prompting Trump to question Acosta’s protocol request.  “What does he mean by that,” Trump questioned. In a series of crosstalk, during which Trump asked him … Continue reading CNN reporter Jim Acosta prompts Trump to call on ‘female reporter’ at New York press conference

Trump defends Kavanaugh at press conference, says ‘there was nothing to investigate’

President Trump defended Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at a news conference Wednesday, saying that Democrats had “destroyed a man’s reputation” with sexual misconduct allegations. In response to a question from Fox News’ John Roberts about why the White House did not ask the FBI to investigate allegations made against Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford, … Continue reading Trump defends Kavanaugh at press conference, says ‘there was nothing to investigate’

Donald Trump: Democrats Running ‘A Big Fat Con Job’ Against Brett Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump blasted Democrats for running with last-minute accusations of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett Kavanaugh prior to his confirmation vote. “They know it’s a big, fat con job,” he told reporters. “And they go into a room, and I guarantee you, they laugh like hell at what they pulled off on you and … Continue reading Donald Trump: Democrats Running ‘A Big Fat Con Job’ Against Brett Kavanaugh

Human Rights Group Warns: China Using Embassies to Repress Muslim Uighurs in U.S.

Beijing is using its embassies and consulates to export repression targeting members of China’s predominantly Muslim Uighur minority group abroad, including the United States, a human rights activist told American lawmakers on Wednesday. In written testimony prepared for a House panel hearing on the U.S. response to China’s repression and internment of Uighurs (or Uyghurs), … Continue reading Human Rights Group Warns: China Using Embassies to Repress Muslim Uighurs in U.S.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Claims It Will Explore Moon with Lunar Rovers

Elon Musk’s space exploration company SpaceX has signed its second Japanese customer in the past two weeks to join a trip to the moon, which the company claims will explore the moon on lunar rovers. Bloomberg reports that Elon Musk’s SpaceX has acquired another Japanese client to join its lunar missions set to take place … Continue reading Elon Musk’s SpaceX Claims It Will Explore Moon with Lunar Rovers

China Notices Trump Stole Its ‘National Sovereignty’ Rhetoric at the U.N.

China’s state-run Global Times naturally disputed President Donald Trump’s allegations of predatory Chinese behavior at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. The Chinese also think Trump swiped some of their rhetoric about national sovereignty and the “doctrine of patriotism.” The Chinese knock on Trump is that he sees national sovereignty as an excuse to shirk … Continue reading China Notices Trump Stole Its ‘National Sovereignty’ Rhetoric at the U.N.

Report: Yale Facing DOJ Probe for Anti-Asian Discrimination

Reports published on Wednesday revealed that the Department of Justice is investigating Yale University for anti-Asian discrimination in its admissions office. Yale University President Peter Salovey announced on Wednesday that the DOJ is investigating the university over possible discrimination against Asian-American applicants. Salovey claimed that the investigation is related to the ongoing investigation into similar … Continue reading Report: Yale Facing DOJ Probe for Anti-Asian Discrimination

Katy Tur Battles Kavanaugh’s Lawyer — ‘Don’t Put Words in My Mouth’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Live,” host Katy Tur questioned Brett Kavanaugh‘s attorney Beth Wilkinson about the latest allegation against her client from Michael Avenatti’s client Julie Swetnick. TUR: These latest rounds are extraordinarily serious. Your client says he doesn’t know Mrs. Swetnick. He calls the allegations ridiculous and from the twilight zone. Is your client 100% confident … Continue reading Katy Tur Battles Kavanaugh’s Lawyer — ‘Don’t Put Words in My Mouth’

Texas Border School Erupts over Alleged Sexual Assault of 5-Year-Old

Emotions ran high this week at a South Texas border school district where parents protested in response to a viral social media post that accused administrators of bungling the alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl by a 14-year-old boy during the last school year. Reportedly, around 50 parents demonstrated outside the La Joya Independent … Continue reading Texas Border School Erupts over Alleged Sexual Assault of 5-Year-Old

Mexican Cops Find 38 Human Body Fragments in Clandestine Gravesite near Texas

Mexican authorities confirmed the discovery of 38 human body fragments in a Reynosa field near the Texas border. The find follows official and human rights group efforts to locate discarded cartel victims.  The Tamaulipas government provided Breitbart Texas with a statement confirming the discovery in the Alianza Social neighborhood. Human rights groups and law enforcement … Continue reading Mexican Cops Find 38 Human Body Fragments in Clandestine Gravesite near Texas

High-Speed Chase Ends with Smuggler, 8 Migrants Caught in South Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested eight illegal immigrants and a human smuggler following a high-speed chase that spanned two South Texas counties. Zapata Station agents received a tip about a grey pickup believed to be loaded down with a group of illegal immigrants. The agents caught up with the truck on U.S. Highway 83, … Continue reading High-Speed Chase Ends with Smuggler, 8 Migrants Caught in South Texas

Rosie O’Donnell Gay-Bashes Lindsey Graham over Kavanaugh Defense: ‘F*ck U… Closeted Idiot’

Former daytime talk show host and actress Rosie O’Donnell hurled a gay slur at Senator Lindsay Graham after the South Carolina lawmaker decried the attack on Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Graham took to Twitter on Wednesday to slam attorney Michael Avanetti, whom Graham called the “lawyer to porn stars,” for pushing shaky allegations of sexual misconduct … Continue reading Rosie O’Donnell Gay-Bashes Lindsey Graham over Kavanaugh Defense: ‘F*ck U… Closeted Idiot’

Chinese Student Arrested for Spying on U.S. Engineers

Police arrested a Chinese national living in Chicago on Tuesday for allegedly spying on U.S. engineers, scientists, and defense contractors on behalf of Beijing, federal prosecutors announced. Ji Chaoqun was arrested by authorities for allegedly working for high-ranking intelligence Chinese officials, making him an illegal foreign agent. “Ji worked at the direction of a high-level … Continue reading Chinese Student Arrested for Spying on U.S. Engineers

Rachel Mitchell, who will question Kavanaugh, described as ‘poised and pointed cross-examiner’

Who is Rachel Mitchell? Career sex crimes prosecutor selected to lead the questioning for the Kavanaugh hearing is considered a ‘leader in the field.’ William La Jeunesse has more on Rachel Mitchell’s background. The voice Thursday of Senate Republicans will be that of an award-winning sex crimes prosecutor, respected by Democrats and Republicans alike for … Continue reading Rachel Mitchell, who will question Kavanaugh, described as ‘poised and pointed cross-examiner’

Kavanaugh and Ford to testify in Senate hearing: Key players to watch

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault are set to face lawmakers on Capitol Hill Thursday. The hearing comes after much back-and-forth between the Senate Judiciary Committee majority and attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, who made the allegation against Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh has continued to deny he ever sexually … Continue reading Kavanaugh and Ford to testify in Senate hearing: Key players to watch

Who is Michael Avenatti? What to know about the lawyer representing Stormy Daniels and a Kavanaugh accuser

When it comes to political controversy, attorney Michael Avenatti is there. He represents Stormy Daniels – the adult film star mired in a legal battle with President Trump – and now he has a new client who is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct during his school days. Avenatti, a 47-year-old who … Continue reading Who is Michael Avenatti? What to know about the lawyer representing Stormy Daniels and a Kavanaugh accuser

Trump set to speak on Kavanaugh, UN General Assembly at press conference

President Trump is expected to address the ongoing controversy surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday when he holds his first formal news conference in 19 months. The president has repeatedly supported Kavanaugh this week as the federal judge has fended off allegations of sexual misconduct involving his days in high school and college. … Continue reading Trump set to speak on Kavanaugh, UN General Assembly at press conference

Schumer: Kavanaugh ‘Should Withdraw From Consideration’

During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination and President Trump should pull Kavanaugh’s nomination if Kavanaugh won’t step aside voluntarily. Schumer said, “I strongly believe Judge Kavanaugh should withdraw from consideration and the president should … Continue reading Schumer: Kavanaugh ‘Should Withdraw From Consideration’

Moon Jae-In at the U.N.: ‘Something Miraculous Has Taken Place on the Korean Peninsula’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in addressed the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, expressing thanks to the United States, United Nations, and various international organizations for helping to create an opportunity for lasting peace between North and South Korea. [embedded content] “Over the past year, something miraculous has taken place on the Korean peninsula. For the … Continue reading Moon Jae-In at the U.N.: ‘Something Miraculous Has Taken Place on the Korean Peninsula’

Police: Drunk Virginia Man Poured Gas on Disabled Wife, Set Her Ablaze

A drunk Virginia man who got into a dispute with his disabled wife over finances poured gasoline on her and set her ablaze, a detective said in court Monday. Delano Grangruth, 58, allegedly admitted to the murder and authorities charged him with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, Kathleen White-Grangruth, 61, on … Continue reading Police: Drunk Virginia Man Poured Gas on Disabled Wife, Set Her Ablaze

FBI: More People Killed with Hammers, Clubs than with Rifles of Every Kind

Crime statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) show that more people were killed with hammers and clubs than with rifles of every kind in 2017. According to the Uniform Crime Report, 467 people were killed with “blunt objects (hammers, clubs, etc.),” while 403 were killed were rifles. The FBI report also reveals that … Continue reading FBI: More People Killed with Hammers, Clubs than with Rifles of Every Kind

FBI: Nearly Four Times as Many People Stabbed to Death than Killed with Rifles in 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) crime statistics for 2017 show nearly four times as many people were stabbed to death than were killed with rifles of every kind. According to the Uniformed Crime Report, 1,591 people were killed with “knives or cutting instruments” while 403 were killed with “rifles.” And the category of “rifles” covers … Continue reading FBI: Nearly Four Times as Many People Stabbed to Death than Killed with Rifles in 2017

WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin Tweets Fake News, Slams ‘Clueless Old White Guys’

Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin not only slammed “clueless old white guys” in a tweet sent Tuesday–she spread demonstrably false information. “Only this crowd of clueless old white guys wold pick someone from Sheriff Joe’s operation. I was saying no self-respecting lawyer would take the job of giving cover to GOP cowards. I was right,” … Continue reading WaPo’s Jennifer Rubin Tweets Fake News, Slams ‘Clueless Old White Guys’

Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford releases results of polygraph test, but key detail appears to contradict past statements

Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her more than three decades ago, on Wednesday released the results of a polygraph examination she took Aug. 7 — but a key detail in the report appears to contradict Ford’s past claims. The examination, which was administered … Continue reading Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford releases results of polygraph test, but key detail appears to contradict past statements

Democratic Rep. Ellison to ask House Ethics Committee to investigate abuse allegations

Re. Keith Ellison of Minnesota is dogged by allegations made by an ex-girlfriend.  (Alex Kormann/Star Tribune via AP, File) Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., plans to ask the House Ethics Committee to investigate allegations of abuse leveled against him by a former girlfriend. Ellison, who is running in a tight race against Republican Doug Wardlow for … Continue reading Democratic Rep. Ellison to ask House Ethics Committee to investigate abuse allegations

Charges Dropped Against Hurricane Florence Pet Rescuer

Charges against the Good Samaritan arrested for sheltering Hurricane Florence evacuees’ pets were dropped on Tuesday. When Wayne County, North Carolina, native Tammie Hedges rescued 27 dogs and cats left by their evacuating owners, she was rewarded with a trip to jail. Hedges was charged with 12 counts of “practicing medicine without a veterinary license” and … Continue reading Charges Dropped Against Hurricane Florence Pet Rescuer