July 18, 2024

Mets have been rolling since return of ‘leader’ Francisco Alvarez

For the first time since May 7, the Mets are back at .500 (39-39). There are plenty of reasons for the turnaround, and among the top is the return of Francisco Alvarez. He was in the lineup again Wednesday against the Yankees, and the Mets improved to 22-3 in the past 25 games in which […]

McConnell Announces Upcoming Retirement as Republican Leader: ‘It’s Time for the Next Generation of Leadership’

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will step down from his leadership position later this year, he announced Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying “Father Time remains undefeated” and “it’s time for the next generation of leadership.” McConnell, already the longest serving Senate party leader in history, will step down at the end of this Congress

Former Gang Leader Charged in Killing of Tupac Shakur Is Allowed $750K Bail and House Arrest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge set bail Tuesday at $750,000 for a former Los Angeles-area gang leader charged with orchestrating the killing of hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur in 1996, saying he can serve house arrest with electronic monitoring ahead of trial on a murder charge. Court-appointed attorneys for Duane “Keffe D” Davis told

Conservatives React to McConnell’s Plans to Stand Down as GOP Leader: He Should Step Down ‘Before November’

Conservatives reacted to the news of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) plan to step down as Republican leader in November, although there appears to be an emerging theme that he should step down sooner rather than later. McConnell, 82, made the announcement on Wednesday, telling his colleagues, “One of life’s most underappreciated talents is to

‘Blood Money’: The Biden Family Bagged $5M from Business Partner of ‘White Wolf’ Chinese Criminal Gang Leader Who Helped Create the Fentanyl Pipeline Decimating America

Fatih Aktas, Spencer Platt, Jim Watson/Getty Images; CEFC; BNN The Biden family bagged $5 million from the business partner of the “White Wolf,” a Chinese criminal gang leader who helped create the fentanyl pipeline now decimating the United States, Peter Schweizer detailed in his new book, Blood Money: Why the Powerful Turn a Blind Eye While

Activists Blast Barbie Doll Honoring Cherokee Leader: ‘Nothing About that Doll Is Wilma’

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An iconic chief of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller, inspired countless Native American children as a powerful but humble leader who expanded early education and rural healthcare. Her reach is now broadening with a quintessential American honor: a Barbie doll in the late Mankiller’s likeness as part of toymaker Mattel’s “Inspiring

Israeli Arab Leader to Palestinians: Stop Violence, Work Together for a State

Mansour Abbas, a Muslim Arab political leader who is also an Israeli citizen, issued a message Friday to the various Palestinian factions, urging them to abandon violence and to work together to push for a Palestinian state through political means. Abbas, 49, leads the United Arab List (Ra’am) party in the Knesset, and was part

Michigan police investigate tire slashing near home of slain Jewish leader

DETROIT – Michigan police Tuesday examined a pair of slashed tires near the Detroit home of murdered synagogue president Samantha Woll. Detective Alexander Martinez, with the state’s major case unit, inspected the tires of a white Mercedes, as a team of forensic investigators combed through Woll’s home wearing blue booties.  Authorities haven’t publicly named a […]

Satanists condemn leader, demand he reaffirm trans rights after taking photo with anti-woke atheist

The Satanic Temple’s foremost spokesman has reportedly faced internal backlash after he posed for a photograph with an atheist activist who condemned “crazy woke sh–” among LGBTQ+ activism. The Satanic Temple (TST) co-founder and spokesperson Lucien Greaves has a history as a provocateur against Christianity in public life, but now is reportedly facing uproar from […]

‘Have Pity. No Tent City!’: Guardian Angels Leader Curtis Sliwa Arrested Twice While Protesting Migrants in NYC

Former New York City mayoral candidate and Guardian Angels leader Curtis Sliwa was arrested twice last week for protesting Mayor Eric Adams’ decision to evacuate an elderly assisted living facility for the purpose of housing migrants coming across the southern border. Video footage from LLN NYC shows Curtis Sliwa being arrested for the second time

Niger: Coup Leader Says Military Junta Will Not Last More than Three Years

General Abdourahamane Tchiani, the leader of the military junta that seized power in Niger in July, announced in a speech this weekend that he had ordered his offers to draft a detailed plan to transition towards democracy, vowing not to remain in power for more than three years. Tchiani’s nationally televised address on Saturday followed a

US imposes sanctions on 9 Sinaloa Cartel affiliates and Clan Del Golfo leader in drug trafficking crackdown

The U.S. Treasury has imposed sanctions on ten individuals associated with the Sinaloa drug trafficking cartel and Clan del Golfo in Colombia due to their involvement in drug trafficking.  This move blocks their assets in the United States and prohibits U.S. citizens from engaging with their assets. The sanctions also encompass others involved in security, […]

Titan sub search team leader chokes up recounting effort, realizing when rescue had ‘turned into a recovery’

The head of the company that discovered the lost OceanGate Titan sub near the wreckage of the Titanic last week became emotional in a press conference Friday while describing the moment his team realized all five crew members were dead.  “We were always conscious of the crew of the Titan,” Ed Cassano, CEO of Pelagic Research […]

GOP Sen. Rounds: McConnell Capable Leader — He ‘Is Sharp and Shrewd’

Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was fully capable of being leader after he froze and was unresponsive twice during press conferences. Rounds said, “I spoke with Mitch yesterday afternoon and told him I was going to be doing an interview, and I

Biden’s pick for top Navy leader would be first female Joint Chiefs member

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti during a visit to the USS Tripoli in San Diego, Calif., on Jan. 3src, 2src23. | Danian C. Douglas/U.S. Navy President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Adm. Lisa Franchetti to lead the Navy, which would make her the first woman to serve as a member of the

Rishi Sunak to pitch UK as world leader of AI during meeting with Biden: report

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is reportedly hoping to pitch the United Kingdom as a world leader in artificial intelligence governance during his meeting with President Joe Biden.  But a post-Brexit U.K. has been locked out of key discussions between the United States and the European Union, such as the fourth Tech and Trade Council […]

Fox News Poll: More than half of voters think Trump is a strong leader, Biden isn’t

Big announcements in the Republican presidential primary race produce little movement in the latest Fox News survey.  Former president Donald Trump maintains his lead with 53% support among GOP primary voters nationally, and Ron DeSantis once again comes in second at 20%. Last month, it was 53-21%. Since February, Trump has gained 10 points and […]

Former Brexit leader Nigel Farage slams ‘left-wing agenda’ trying to erase youth support for the monarchy

In a historic event, King Charles III was officially crowned king during Saturday’s coronation, just eight months after his mother Queen Elizabeth II passed away. With the new monarch, however, has come some discussion about the future of the institution. Former Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage argued on “Cavuto Live,” Saturday, that the coronation likely […]

Poll: Trump Leads Biden by Four Nationally, Voters Find Him Stronger Leader

Former President Donald Trump leads President Joe Biden by four points among registered voters in a hypothetical general election match-up, according to a national YouGov/Economist poll.  The poll, released Wednesday, shows that 44 percent of 1,314 registered voters sampled back Trump in a rematch of the 2src2src race, while 4src percent support Biden. In that

Pro-Life Leader Lila Rose Takes Shot At Trump

Lila Rose, the founder of Live Action and a prominent leader in the pro-life movement, told Fox News that former President Donald Trump’s recent comments on abortion are “disqualifying.” Rose accused the former president of “backsliding” in his commitment to the pro-life cause, citing Trump’s criticism of Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ six-week abortion ban.

House Freedom Caucus leader sees better days under McCarthy

Rep. Scott Perry and other members of the conservative Freedom Caucus talk to reporters in Statuary Hall about their opposition to voting for Rep. Kevin McCarthy to be speaker of the House, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 6, 2src23. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo “Nancy Pelosi ran Congress like a prison camp,” Rep.

How Jeffries made his ascension to House Dem leader ‘look easy’

The strategy behind Hakeem Jeffries’ yearslong ascent to House Democratic leader, as his top allies see it, focused on making the outcome feel inevitable. And in the end, it did. The New York Democrat culminated a remarkably frictionless climb of the party ladder on Wednesday, securing every vote and avoiding a single challenger. He became

Poll: Most GOP Voters Want to Replace Mitch McConnell as Minority Leader

A majority of likely Republican voters in the United States want to get rid of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as Senate GOP leader, according to a recent Rasmussen Reports poll. The survey found that 62 percent of Republican voters want to get rid of him as the Senate Republican leader. Among the self-identified conservative voters, 66 percent

Murray passes on No. 3 Democratic leader job

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer chooses much of the Democratic leadership team, and there’s been no decision on whether he would fill the vacant assistant leader slot or make another change. The New Yorker oversees a sprawling set of advisers, and the top four leaders often appear together at press conferences and events. That means

Nancy Pelosi Steps Aside: Will Not Seek Reelection as Democrat House Leader

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Thursday she will not seek reelection as the Democrat House leader. “This I will continue to do as a member of the House speaking for the people of San Francisco, serving the great state of California, and defending our Constitution, and with great confidence in our caucus, I will

Senate GOP reelects McConnell as leader

But it was clear after a marathon three-and-a-half hour meeting that McConnell critics make up a decided minority of the Senate Republican Conference. “I’m not in any way offended by having an opponent or by having a few votes in opposition,” McConnell told reporters. Asked if this might be his last term, though, he responded

Schumer 2.0: How a surprise same-sex marriage decision explains the Senate leader

“On this one issue I have to give him credit for playing it in a non-political way,” said Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who’s clashed with Schumer repeatedly after his attempts to defeat her in 2020. “He listened closely to our analysis, and didn’t want to play politics with it.” After two cycles atop Democrats’ campaign…

Exclusive – GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Calls on Anthony Fauci to Step Down: ‘Let’s Find a Person We Can Trust’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) believes Dr. Anthony Fauci should leave his post with the Biden administration, saying during an appearance on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Saturday the American people “don’t have trust” in him. McCarthy told host Matthew Boyle that trusting the officials tasked with answering questions surrounding coronavirus, such as the virus’s origin,…

Seven Police Injured After Riots in Spanish Mass Migration Area During Visit of Populist Leader

Two people were arrested and seven police were injured following rioting, allegedly involving Moroccan migrants, in the Spanish North African enclave of Ceuta during a visit by populist VOX party leader Santiago Abascal. Violence broke out in the city, which is located on the North African coast and borders Morocco, during a visit to the…

‘Not Only Are They Friends, They Are Roommates’: Tucker Carlson Reveals GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Rented A Room In DC From Pollster Frank Luntz

House Republican Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy rented a room in Washington, D.C. from ex-GOP pollster and communications consultant Frank Luntz, Fox News host and Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson revealed. During the Monday episode of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Carlson claimed that a source tipped him off to the arrangement between McCarthy and Luntz, which was…