October 21, 2019

Essentials

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…

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…

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…

Turkey sanctions face possible wall in GOP Senate | TheHill

An effort to quickly slap new sanctions on Turkey or formally oppose President TrumpDonald John TrumpPelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash CNN’s Anderson Cooper mocks WH press secretary over Fox News interview MORE’s Syria strategy is hitting a wall in the…

Trump-Graham relationship tested by week of public sparring | TheHill

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamErdoğan got the best of Trump, experts warn Graham: I’m seeking to make Trump successful ‘but not at all costs’ The Memo: Trump’s sea of troubles deepens MORE (R-S.C.) doesn’t know where his special relationship with President TrumpDonald John TrumpPelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation Trump says his Doral…

Labour will back second referendum when Brexit legislation is brought in

brexit countdown_bgCreated with Sketch.Labour will support efforts to hijack Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal this week in a bid to make the Prime Minister’s divorce agreement subject to a second referendum, two of the party’s most senior figures revealed today.Sir Keir Starmer said it was ‘inevitable’ an amendment calling for a confirmatory public vote would be…

Will John Bercow sabotage Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans?

Will John Bercow sabotage Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans AGAIN? Commons Speaker could block a vote on his deal TOMORROWBoris Johnson expected to try to hold ‘meaningful vote’ on Brexit deal tomorrowBut Commons Speaker John Bercow could move to block that vote taking placePM tried to hold ‘meaningful vote’ yesterday but it was hijacked by rebel…

EU weighs up its next Brexit move after Boris Johnson sends three letters

brexit countdown_bgCreated with Sketch.Michael Gove today guaranteed the UK will leave the European Union by October 31 as he claimed a letter asking the bloc for a Brexit delay will be withdrawn if MPs vote for Boris Johnson’s divorce deal. European leaders are now considering their next move after Mr Johnson blindsided Remainers and triggered major…

Calls for Europe to block a Brexit delay grow after Boris Johnson request

brexit countdown_bgCreated with Sketch.Britain was today urged to ‘finally reach a decision’ on Brexit and provide a ‘yes or no’ on Boris Johnson’s deal as EU politicians hinted they might not grant a further delay. Mr Johnson last night sent an unsigned request to extend the Brexit process, along with two further letters which make clear…

Argentina commuters rescue woman pushed onto tracks in front of oncoming train in harrowing video

A crowd of commuters in Argentina frantically waved down an oncoming subway train after a woman was accidentally knocked onto the tracks in harrowing video footage captured last week.The woman, identified only as Andrea, was walking on a subway platform in Buenos Aires when a man appeared to faint, falling forward and hitting her with his head.…

‘Habitual runaway’ emu being sought by Minnesota sheriff’s deputies

Deputies with a Minnesota sheriff’s office say they are searching for a “habitual runaway” emu who has eluded capture after disappearing — again.The deputies, who are with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, said on Facebook Saturday that the emu disappeared in Foley with another emu and a dog.“Emu #1 and his canine accomplice turned themselves in without incident,”…

Buttigieg fires back after AOC’s fundraising dig, blasts far-left ‘purity tests’

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg responded Sunday after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took issue with the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful’s approach to fundraising.The far-left congresswoman accused Buttigieg of protecting a system of “big money politics” instead of trying to make it a thing of the past, touting the merits of “small-dollar grassroots campaigns,” which she…

Fort Stewart training accident leaves 3 soldiers dead, 3 injured, officials say

Three soldiers were killed and three others were hospitalized after a training accident at Fort Stewart in Georgia on Sunday, according to officials.Fort Stewart said in a news release that six 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team Soldiers were involved in the incident when a Bradley Fighting Vehicle they were riding on was involved in an accident early…

Chicago Cancels All Classes In Anticipation Of Mass Teachers Strike

October 16, 2019 1:13 PM ET Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot canceled all Thursday public school classes in the city of Chicago in anticipation of a mass teachers’ strike Wednesday. All public school classes will be canceled Thursday, according to the Associated Press, as well as all sports practices, tutoring, field trips, and other school activities,…

Judge Roy Moore Has Raised $63K So Far As He Attempts Another Bid For Senate

October 15, 2019 5:05 PM ET Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore raised less than $100,000 as he seeks another bid for US. senate, according to federal data published Tuesday. Moore raked in $63,153 and spent roughly $45,000 in 2019, leaving his campaign with just $34,000 in the bank as the third financial quarter ends,…

CNN Media Coordinator: Zucker Hates Trump, Has ‘Personal Vendetta’ Against Him

October 14, 2019 1:19 PM ET CNN media coordinator Nick Neville was caught on camera saying that network president Jeff Zucker has a “personal vendetta” against President Donald Trump. Neville’s comments were allegdly captured on camera by Project Veritas’ James O’Keefe in a sting operation O’Keefe calls “#ExposeCNN.” The video, released Monday by O’Keefe on…

Pelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation | TheHill

© Greg Nash Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi arrives in Jordan with bipartisan congressional delegation Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G-7 after backlash Scrap House defense authorization provision benefitting Russia MORE (D-Calif.) arrived in Jordan on Saturday, where the House’s top Democrat is leading a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers to meet with top…

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