Nearly one month into a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding, his refusal to budge is prompting some strong language from the country’s frustrated legislators. In an appearance on MSNBC Thursday, Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) didn’t mince words. “We are ready to take up any legislation that we think the […]

“Young L.A. Girl Slain; Body Slashed in Two” ― L.A.’s Daily News On Jan. 15, 1947, the remains of Elizabeth Short were found in a vacant lot in Los Angeles. What made this discovery the stuff of tabloid sensation, however, was the Glasgow smile left on the aspiring actress’ face ― made with 3-inch slashes […]

Earlier this month, the partial government shutdown caused the Food and Drug Administration to postpone its inspection of various foods, leaving many Americans wondering if their safety is at risk. Here’s the lowdown at this current moment. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which monitors the country’s meat and poultry slaughterhouses, has reported that 90 percent […]

Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett wants to repeal and replace the FBI.  “This is an all-powerful, out-of-control agency, rogue agency, and frankly it’s time that it be halted in its tracks, reorganized and replaced with a new organization that has legal restraints imposed upon it and accountable to somebody,” he told Sean Hannity on […]

DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. police have arrested an American-born journalist working for Iran’s English-language Press TV on unspecified charges, the state-run broadcaster reported on Wednesday. “Marzieh Hashemi was arrested in St. Louis and sent to custody in Washington, D.C., although no formal charges have been pressed against her,” it said. “She was detained at St. Louis Lambert […]

A Democratic senator says he doesn’t believe a sitting president is protected from indictment ― and President Donald Trump could end up facing charges as a result.  Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Tuesday that he still needs to see more evidence.  But if it’s there, he said, Trump could face prosecution.  […]

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The migrant caravan that was seized upon by U.S. President Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2018 midterm election has quietly dwindled, with many having gone home to Central America or put down roots in Mexico. Despite the hard-line immigration rhetoric by the Trump administration, however, many others — nearly […]

The increasing Republican skittishness about Trump’s wall and the continuing government shutdown offers an instructive preview of how Donald Trump’s presidency is likely to end: when key Republican senators decide that Trump is more trouble than he’s worth. What’s new about this crisis is the increasing number of Republican defections. Politically, Trump’s obsession has backfired. […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda, who once said President Donald Trump was going to hell, is now calling him a natural liar. “Your occasional reminder that our current president lies as easy as you and I breathe air,” the “Hamilton” creator and star wrote Sunday on Twitter. “Every day, all day, reflexively.” Your occasional reminder that our current […]

President Donald Trump on Sunday quoted a man he once denounced as a “Hitler lover” to defend his plan to build a wall along the southern border. In a CNSNews column claiming Democrats were hoping to “reduce the number of white men” in the country, political commentator Pat Buchanan urged Trump to declare a national emergency and use […]

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