Tuesday, July 5, 2022

US

Trump: Taliban Deal Close, US Troops To Drop To 8,600

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President Donald Trump says the U.S. plans to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan to 8,600 and then will determine further drawdowns from there. Trump told Fox N...

Watchdog: Comey Violated FBI Policies In Handling Of Memos

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Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department's inspector gen...

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Forced To Retract Trump Story

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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on Wednesday retracted his story about supposed Russian ties to President Donald Trump's finances and apologized for reporting it — just as Trump's lawye...

Reality Check: Dem Attitudes On Impeachment Vary Widely

Impeach Trump? For Democrats, the answer is complicated. While more than 130 House Democrats — more than half the caucus — have come out in favor of an impeachment inquiry into ...

Prosecutors: Kansas Drug Network Tied To Chicago Dismantled

Authorities said Wednesday that they've dismantled a major drug-trafficking operation in northeast Kansas responsible for a college student's fatal overdose in 2017, resulting in c...

O’Rourke Staffers Kick Out Breitbart Reporter From Speech

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Beto O'Rourke's campaign says it ejected a Breitbart News reporter from an event at a South Carolina college because it wanted to ensure that students felt "comfortable and safe." ...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Bid

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Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday, abruptly ending a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability bu...

American Jews Express Concern After Iran threatens Washington Think Tank

Iran threatened a leading Washington think tank with sanctions and "other unspecified measures." The neo-conservative think tank, The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, which c...

Fox News: Obama Set To Buy 15M Dollar “House of Hypocrisy”

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A Fox news editor criticized former US president Barack Obama for his reported bid on a 15-million dollar house in Martha's Vineyard. Carol Roth called the Obamas' initiative a ...

Ex-Pentagon Chief Mattis Says Bitter Politics Threaten US

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is warning that bitter political divisions threaten American society, saying he views "tribalism" as a greater risk to the nation's future than ...

Pence Says Trump A Better Choice Than Any Democratic Nominee

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Anderson, SC - Vice President Mike Pence told South Carolina conservatives Monday night that another four years for the Trump administration is a far better choice than anything th...

Judiciary Panel Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter

Washington - The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office...

Israeli Drone Food Delivery Service Reaches North Carolina

Israel - Israeli drone delivery startup Flytrex Aviation has received approval from the FAA to begin food deliveries by drone in the town of Holly Springs, North Carolina, accordin...

Oklahoma Judge Rules Against Drugmaker, Orders $572M Payment

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Norman, OK - An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state’s opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 ...

Lawsuit Filed Over Rollback Of Child Immigrant Protections

Sacramento, CA - Nineteen states and the District of Columbia sued on Monday over the Trump administration’s effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant chil...

Judge Expected To Rule Tuesday On Injunction Of Abortion Law

Kansas City, MO - A federal judge said he will issue a ruling Tuesday that will determine whether Missouri’s new abortion law banning abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy...

Court Asked To Reconsider Ruling Tossing Trump Hotel Lawsuit

Richmond, VA - A federal appeals court should reconsider its decision to throw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his l...

Arpaio Makes Comeback Bid For Sheriff’s Post He Lost In 2016

Phoenix - Joe Arpaio, the Arizona lawman known for leading immigration crackdowns, jailing inmates in tents and receiving a pardon from President Donald Trump, is running for his f...

Man Dies After Taken In Custody By Oklahoma City Police

Oklahoma City - Police in Oklahoma City say a man has died after he was handcuffed and taken into custody. Authorities say the incident occurred about 3:30 a.m. Sunday after off...

Trump Claims Serious Trade Negotiations With China To Begin

Biarritz - President Donald Trump, facing pressure to scale back a U.S.-China trade war contributing to a global economic slowdown, claimed Monday that serious talks will begin soo...