Florida’s new governor Ron DeSantis has suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel over his department’s much-maligned response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last February — which took the lives of 17 students and staff — and installed the county’s first African-American sheriff, former Coral Springs police sergeant Gregory Tony, according to official […]
Six families of victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School won a legal victory Friday in their fight against controversial radio and internet personality Alex Jones. A judge in Connecticut has granted the families’ discovery requests, allowing them access to, among other things, Infowars’ internal marketing and financial documents. The judge has scheduled a hearing […]
A major winter storm has developed in the central U.S. and is set to makes its way east Saturday, targeting more of the Midwest, the Ohio River Valley — and eventually the East Coast., The storm has already claimed at least three lives as a result of car accidents in Missouri, according to the state’s […]
In the days following American Paul Whelan’s arrest in Moscow on espionage charges, suggestive details began to emerge about his past. A tainted military background. A career in corporate security. Curious communications on a Russian social media platform. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that “unfortunately” he could not comment on the allegations against […]
The 22-day partial government shutdown became the longest shutdown in United States history, breaking a record from 1996 on Saturday. President Donald Trump and Congress continue to dispute funding for a wall at the southern border, a proposal backed by the president. Meanwhile, nearly 800,000 federal workers are affected — many of them missed their […]
Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio and housing chief during the Obama administration, formally announced on Saturday that he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election. Introduced by his mother, local activist Rosie Castro, he said the country was going through a crisis of leadership under President Donald Trump.
Using its Falcon 9 rocket, SpaceX on Friday launched the final group of next generation communication satellites, known as Iridium NEXT, completing a decade-long project. The 10 satellites, which are part of a 75-piece constellation, were launched at 10:31 a.m. ET from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. They began their orbit an hour […]
The woman who allegedly hit and killed a manicurist after skipping out on her $35 bill has been arrested, according to police. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced that Krystal Whipple, 21, was arrested in Glendale, Arizona, Friday morning after investigators learned about her whereabouts. Whipple’s mother, Sharon Whipple, and grandmother, Carol Whipple, told […]
A Trump-inspired GoFundMe campaign that raised $20 million to ostensibly to build a wall on the southern U.S. border will refund every cent. Run by Brian Kolfage, a veteran with a track record of questionable business practices, the project defied all logistical considerations with its proposal for a “simple and straightforward” plan to build the […]
His trip came on the Day 20 of a partial government shutdown triggered by the president’s demand that Congress pay for a wall, which Democrats refuse to do. During a roundtable discussion at the border patrol station in McAllen, the president again contended – falsely — that he never said Mexico was going to provide […]
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders apologized Thursday to women who say they were harassed while working on his 2016 presidential campaign.
Her interview Sunday on the highly-rated CBS program “60 Minutes” apparently didn’t provide enough content for an internet troll who generated a false narrative featuring a purported nude photo of the self-described “radical,” progressive superstar.
Whelan was charged under Article 276 of Russia’s criminal code, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters at a televised briefing. Whelan, a former United States Marine, was detained Dec. 28 by Russia’s domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, which accused him of espionage. His Russian lawyer, Vladimir Zherebenkov, has said Whelan contests the charge […]
The surprise move comes amid conflicting statements over when a withdrawal would begin and at what pace since President Donald Trump abruptly announced the U.S. would leave last month. A U.S. official told ABC News that in recent days military equipment has been moved out of Syria into Iraq
This $1,800 hamster wheel from South Korean company Pet Ding promises to help your feline burn away those excess kilograms. There’s a small, color changing light in the middle of the track for the cat to chase, à la a laser pointer.
At least 7 inches of lake-effect snow had been reported in western New York as of early Thursday morning, with squalls coming off the Great Lakes and occasionally pushing snowfall rates to 1 to 2 inches per hour in northwest Pennsylvania and upstate New York.