Politics

September 4, 2019

Republican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandal

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) adamantly vowed on Tuesday that she would not resign her office, despite revelations last week that she once appeared in blackface in a college Baptist Student Union skit while she was a student at Auburn University. The national Republican leaders who demanded a Democratic governor resign for a very similar scandal […]
September 3, 2019

House Democrats turn their attention to Donald Trump’s involvement in hush-money payments

For all his talk about hiring the best people, a remarkable number of Donald Trump’s former campaign and White House staff have already been indicted by federal authorities. Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, George Papadopoulos, Michael Cohen — the list of indicted conspirators is a who’s who of cheap mafioso knockoffs. Not on that list: anyone from […]
September 3, 2019

NRA melts down over Walmart decision to reduce its ammo sales

Weeks after two deadly shootings in their stores, Walmart announced Tuesday that it would stop selling ammunition for assault-style rifles and handguns. The National Rifle Association (NRA), which claims to be the nation’s “oldest civil rights organization” and a fierce defender of the free market, responded by accusing the retail giant of attacking the Second […]
August 31, 2019

How ‘Straight Pride’ parades like the one in Boston mask a far-right agenda

During Pride Month, an organization with ties to violent hate groups, Super Happy Fun America, announced it would host a Straight Pride Parade in Boston. The city of Boston approved its application for a public event, and on Saturday the parade will take place at noon, when participants will march from Copley Square to City […]
August 31, 2019

Black kids in Missouri are being shot down in unspeakable numbers

One headline tells of a “Troubling rise of gun violence St. Louis, Kansas City.” Another reads, “St. Louis hopes $100,000 reward will solve the murders of 4 children.” Yet another says, “Black kids in St. Louis are getting shot and killed so often, police are offering a $100,000 reward.”  A epidemic of gun violence has mowed down […]
August 30, 2019

Justice comes for the corrupt DEA agent who tried to set up rapper Scarface

A drug enforcement task force operating along the Gulf of Mexico became a rip-and-run criminal enterprise over a seven-year period, federal prosecutors revealed this week. When jurors convicted the ringleader of the alleged scheme on Wednesday, they also vindicated some longstanding claims leveled by Houston’s hip-hop royalty. Drug Enforcement Agency special agent Chad Scott — […]

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October 15, 2019

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October 13, 2019

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October 12, 2019

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October 12, 2019

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October 20, 2019

Alfredo Morelos: Hearts investigate claims of racism towards Rangers striker

Hearts open an investigation after claims Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos was racially abused in Sunday's Scottish Premiership draw at Tynecastle.
October 20, 2019

Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney Tie the Knot in Rhode Island – TMZ

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October 20, 2019

Andover van crash gas leak forces residents out of homes

The gas main and a street light were damaged in the crash in Andover in the early hours, police say.
October 20, 2019

First minister backs second Brexit referendum call

Any chance to hold a new referendum on Brexit or a general election should be grabbed, Mark Drakeford says.
October 20, 2019

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October 20, 2019

Derbyshire couple plan wedding in four weeks as cancer returns

Adeline Hall thought she was clear of cancer, until doctors found tumours in her lungs, legs and spine.
October 20, 2019

PM ‘trying to frustate’ Brexit delay law, says SNP

Leading SNP MP Joanna Cherry says the PM's latest Brexit move could break a promise given to the Court of Session.
October 20, 2019

Dominic Raab confident UK will leave EU on 31 October

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says he's confident the UK will leave the EU at the end of October.
October 20, 2019

Two teenagers dead after Milton Keynes stabbing

Two 17-year-old boys die after being stabbed in Milton Keynes, Thames Valley Police say.
October 20, 2019

Boris Johnson forced to ask EU for extension on Brexit — and asks that it be denied

• Brexit blamed as airfares go into a tailspin
October 20, 2019

Brexit: UK will leave EU this month, Michael Gove says

Minister Michael Gove insists the 31 October deadline will be met, despite a government letter asking for an extension.
October 20, 2019

Huawei wants to license its 5G tech to US telecoms

Huawei is banned from selling its 5G technology in the US, but that isn't stopping it from trying an end run around that hurdle. Senior VP Vincent Pang told Reuters that Huawei is in early discussions to license its 5G tech to American companies. T...
October 20, 2019

Haringey Borough v Yeovil: Police investigate as FA Cup tie abandoned after reports of racial abuse

Police say they are investigating after an FA Cup match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned amid reports of racial abuse by fans.
October 20, 2019

Jose Altuve Sends Astros To World Series With Walk-Off Bomb Against Aroldis Chapman

The final inning of the ALCS was a dramatic one, as the Astros booked their tickets to the World Series with an emphatic walk-off dinger. After spotting Houston a three-run lead in the first inning and trailing for the entire game, the Yankees finally ...