October 21, 2019

Pompeo Warns Turkey: Trump ‘Fully Prepared’ to Take Military Action

Appearing Monday on CNBC’s Closing Bell, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that President Donald Trump is “fully prepared” to take military action against Turkey over its actions against the Kurds in northern Syria. A partial transcript is as follows:  WILFRED FROST: You said in an interview last week that President Trump explicitly told [Turkish]…

Monica Lewinsky to Produce ‘15 Minutes of Shame’ Documentary for HBO Max

Former Clinton intern-turned activist Monica Lewinsky is set to team with Catfish producer Max Joseph to produce a documentary about public shaming entitled 15 Minutes of Shame for HBO. The production will follow the experiences of people across the world who were confronted with instances of public criticism and humiliation, according to Variety. There is…

Donald Trump: Withdrawing Troops from Middle East ‘Not Very Popular Inside the Beltway’

President Donald Trump acknowledged Monday that withdrawing American troops from the Middle East was not popular in Washington, DC, but recommitted his efforts to do so. “I got elected on bringing our soldiers back home,” Trump said. “It’s not very popular inside the Beltway.” The president spoke to reporters during a White House Cabinet meeting…

WATCH: Tulsi Gabbard Spars with UFC Champ Weili Zhang

Senator Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) may have thrown her hat in the ring for the presidency, but last weekend she jumped into a different kind of ring when she laced up some boxing gloves to spar with UFC Champ Weili Zhang. Gabbard, who worked to help Zhang get a visa from her native China, is seen…

Times Square Billboard Portrays Trump Getting Hogtied By Woman In A Bra

October 18, 2019 4:18 PM ET A new billboard in Times Square shows President Donald Trump being tied up by a woman in a bra, in an advertisement for the athletic wear brand “Dhvani.” “#StandForSomething We have some big news to share with you,” Dhvani said in a tweet, announcing the ad campaign. In the…

13 Mexican Police Officers Killed In Suspected Cartel Ambush

October 15, 2019 12:35 PM ET Thirteen Mexican police officers were reportedly killed and nine were wounded in an ambush Monday in Michoacan, Mexico, and one of Mexico’s most revered cartels is suspected of the deaths. Forty-two police officers responded to enforce a judicial order in the township of Aguililla when they were confronted by…

Trump Threatens Lawsuit Against CNN

October 18, 2019 2:23 PM ET President Donald Trump’s campaign lawyer threatened legal action against CNN in a letter Wednesday, accusing the network of violating multiple laws. The letter, posted on Twitter Friday by Michael Glassner, chief operating officer for Donald J. Trump for President, cites recently-released Project Veritas footage that reportedly shows various employees…

Tupac Shakur arrested in Tennessee for meth possession, threatening officers with knife: cops

It turns out Tupac Shakur isn’t dead — he’s just been living in Tennessee.A man named Tupac A. Shakur — who, despite the name, is not to be confused with the long-dead rap legend — was arrested this weekend after allegedly threatening police with a knife.Johnson City police officers responded to a call Saturday about the 40-year-old Shakur, who had active warrants for his arrest…

Another fine for NFL ‘Man of God’ linebacker, who kneeled in prayer after brutal collision

In an exclusive interview with Fox Nation, New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis described the moment he collided with Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Geoff Swaim, earning Davis a massive fine from the league.DEMARIO DAVIS ‘MAN OF GOD’ HEADBAND SALES EXPLODE AFTER NFL FINE, HE’S GIVING IT ALL TO CHARITY”I heard the crowd before I turned around,”…

AOC blasted by GOP challenger for rally with Bernie Sanders near site of nixed Amazon headquarters

A Republican challenger to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called out the freshman lawmaker Monday for appearing at a rally with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right near where an Amazon headquarters would have been built.”They did this with 25,000 people, we heard, but omitted the fact that they killed 25,000 jobs by killing the Amazon deal right there in…

Maggie Rogers sexually harassed onstage while she was performing

Singer Maggie Rogers called out two men for sexually harassing her in the middle of a recent live performance in Austin, Texas.The “Light On” singer took to Instagram on Sunday to share a message and warning with fans about what happened the night prior. She says she was performing at the ACL Live show at the…

Transgender Cyclist Wins Female Cycling World Championship, Claims Only Objections Come from ‘Losers’

(Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters) Biological-male cyclist Rachel McKinnon won the women’s world championship on Saturday, and set a women’s world record in the qualifying event. McKinnon, a Canadian philosophy professor at the College of Charleston, won the same event in 2018. In a Friday interview with Sky News, McKinnon said that attempts to level the playing field…

‘Pierre Delecto’: Mitt Romney Runs Secret Twitter to Champion Himself

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) has been caught using the pseudonym “Pierre Delecto” to defend his own honor on Twitter. Everything about this story says so much about Mitt Romney: his pettiness, his insecurity, his lack of character, honesty, and decency, starting with how it all unraveled: Romney doing business with the establishment media — in…

Video: Kurds Throw Tomatoes at Withdrawing U.S. Troops in Syria

Kurdish civilians pelted a U.S. military convoy with tomatoes, stood in front of armored vehicles shouting “no, no!” and held up protest signs as troops moved out of Qamishli, northern Syria, video surfacing from the region showed on Monday. American Secretary of Defense Mark Esper confirmed this weekend that President Donald Trump had ordered troops…

Drug Companies Reach Tentative Deal to Settle Opioids Lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation’s three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the nation’s opioid crisis. The agreement comes within hours of the first federal trial over the crisis, with opening statements scheduled for Monday in Cleveland. The tentative settlement involves drug distributors AmerisourceBergen,…

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Polls Third in Iowa

Mayor Pete Buttigieg has jumped to third in Iowa, according to a poll of the state released on Monday. The Suffolk University/USA TODAY poll shows that Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are battling for the lead with Biden at 18 percent and Warren at 17 percent. The South Bend mayor tangled with…

Trump urges Democrats to vote to censure Schiff | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John TrumpZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report Warren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is ‘on the table’ MORE on Monday urged House Democrats to join Republicans in voting for a long-shot resolution to censure House…

Four companies reach settlement deal in opioid suit: report | TheHill

A settlement has been reached with four drug companies facing trial over their role in the opioid crisis, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Unidentified sources told the newspaper that details of the settlement will be announced Monday morning. The deal was reportedly reached between companies McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Corp and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and the two…

Prince Harry appears to hint at rift between him and Prince William

Prince Harry sensationally appears to admit to a rift between him and Prince William — as he said the royal brothers are traveling on “different paths.”Buckingham Palace has strenuously tried for the past year to deny a break down in the brothers’ relationship, even as they broke up the Royal Foundation they started together.In a brutally honest new documentary, filmed…

Francis Ford Coppola backs Martin Scorsese’s critique of ‘despicable’ Marvel superhero movies

Director Francis Ford Coppola some angry rebukes this weekend after he went a step further than Martin Scorsese in his criticism of Marvel superhero movies, calling them “despicable.”The 80-year-old “Godfather” director made the incendiary comments while in Lyon, France, to receive the Prix Lumiere for contributions to cinema, AFP reported.Earlier this month, Scorsese had likened…

Clinton mocks Trump’s Turkey letter with Jimmy Kimmel joke — but move quickly appears to backfire

Hillary Clinton on Sunday posted a flowery fake letter from President John F. Kennedy to Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to mock President Trump’s recent, casually worded missive to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, but the Twitter mockery quickly blew back in Clinton’s face, with commentators across the political spectrum suggesting the former secretary of state shouldn’t…

CNN’s Brian Stelter calls out ABC News’ gun-range video error: Network ‘has not explained what happened’

ABC News still hasn’t explained how it mistook footage from a Kentucky gun range for authentic video of fighting between Syria and Turkish forces but has promised to dole out internal “consequences” for the error, CNN’s Brian Stelter said Sunday.”Let’s talk about the most egregious media error of the week,” he said during “Reliable Sources.” “This involves ABC News, showing video from a…

Dick Morris: ‘If You Feel a Pulse, You Know Hillary’s Going to Run’ | Breitbart

During Sunday’s broadcast of “The Cats Roundtable” on New York AM 970 radio, political commentator and former Bill Clinton adviser Dick Morris weighed in on the prospect Hillary Clinton adds her name to the crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. Host John Catsimatidis asked Morris if there are any candidates out there who have yet…

Virgil: Five Takeaways from Capitalism’s Kowtow to China

We’ve learned a lot from the National Basketball Association’s kowtow to the People’s Republic of China.   Here are five takeaways. First, capitalism is loyal to no country. Mitch Albom, a columnist for the Detroit Free Press, aptly headlined his October 13 piece, “Price for the NBA in China? Its soul.” Albom added, “China continues…

Mitt Romney: Impeachment of Trump an ‘Inflection Point in American History’

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) told the Atlantic on Sunday that he believes the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry investigating President Donald Trump will serve as an “inflection point in American history.” Atlantic staff writer McKay Coppins released an interview on Sunday detailing extended conversations with Romney regarding his views on the U.S. Senate, his attacks on President Trump, as well…

Nancy Kaufman: Tulsi Gabbard Rises Above Corporate Media Smears | Breitbart

Smears keep coming at the Democrats’ anti-war candidate, Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), who ripped into the corporate hosts of last Tuesday’s fourth presidential debate, the New York Times and CNN, from the stage. Then, on Friday, Hillary Clinton herself kept the smear campaign going, saying in a podcast hosted by Barack Obama’s former campaign manager David…

Fox News’ Chris Wallace: ‘Well-Connected’ Republican Told Me There’s 20% Chance Republicans Vote To Impeach

October 20, 2019 6:03 PM ET Fox News host Chris Wallace said that a “well-connected” Republican shared with him that there’s a 20% chance Senate Republicans vote with Democrats to impeach and remove President Donald Trump from office. During an interview with acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney Sunday, Wallace questioned the Republican…

Three US Army Soldiers Killed While Training At Fort Stewart In Georgia

October 20, 2019 7:44 PM ET Three U.S. Army soldiers were killed and three others were injured in an armored vehicle Sunday at Fort Stewart in Georgia, according to Army officials. The armored vehicle the six soldiers, who were with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, were in rolled over into water during training around…

This Agency Is Elizabeth Warren’s Brainchild. The Supreme Court Will Decide If It’s Constitutional

October 18, 2019 3:44 PM ET The Supreme Court will hear a constitutional challenge to the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). At issue is a provision that gives the bureau’s director uniquely strong job protections — the director may only be removed by the president for-cause.  Justice Brett Kavanaugh is poised for…

Small Policy Tweaks Won’t Fix Facebook

Attendees walk past a Facebook logo at the company’s developers conference in San Jose, Calif., April 30, 2019. (Stephen Lam/Reuters) The social-media giant’s immediate problem may be Elizabeth Warren, but its long-term problems are deeper and entirely internal.Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, writing in the Wall Street Journal, insists that his company will not act as…

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