- 2020-09-23 17:54:29Z
A look back at the killings of black Americans since the emergence of Black Lives Matter.
A false claim posted on social media originated as a satirical article. President Trump has yet to announce his next high court nominee.
Fox News correspondent Bryan Llenas reports from Swanton, Ohio.
Senate Judiciary Committee member joins Laura Ingraham to discuss the road ahead.
Facing what they acknowledge to be a nearly impossible task of blocking President Donald Trump from filling a Supreme Court vacancy, Senate Democrats are divided over what precise tactics they should deploy in the days and weeks ahead.On a caucus call Saturday, members laid out two types of approaches that they thought would best suit the party in its efforts to stop the president from filling the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday from complications of pancreatic cancer. One faction felt that a dramatic show of resistance with overt political threats would provide the pressure needed to at least slow down the march of Senate Republicans towards confirming Trump's...
Ginsburg, 87, died late Friday on the eve of Rosh Hashanah following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
President Trump on Monday said he'll probably announce his Supreme Court nominee on Saturday, and word is he's leaning toward the speculative favorite, appellate court judge Amy Coney Barrett, Bloomberg reports.Barrett, whom Trump reportedly met with Monday, is well-regarded in conservative circles, Bloomberg notes, and, because she hails from the Midwest, there's reportedly a sense that her selection could help sway swing voters in Rust Belt and Great Lakes states. Trump also already interviewed Barrett when filling the last Supreme Court vacancy, and he reportedly considers her, per Bloomberg, to be a "smart, hard-nosed conservative jurist who would come across well during...
Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Monday said a U.S. citizen recently arrested in the country as a suspected spy has been charged in an alleged terrorist plot to sabotage oil refineries and electrical service in order to stir unrest. The man, alleged to have CIA ties, had help from three Venezuelan conspirators
According to written court testimony submitted this week, U.S. Postal Service administrators confessed to removing 711 mail-sorting machines, the most withdrawn from USPS facilities since 2016. The Postal Service reportedly began removing machines in June, the same month former Republican fundraiser Louis DeJoy began serving as postmaster general after being named to the position the previous month by President Donald Trump. The USPS' Jason DeChambeau contended in court documents that the decision to remove mail-sorting machines was made before the appointment of DeJoy, the first postmaster general in decades with no prior experience with the Postal Service.
Harry Harvey, 80, was missing for 3 nights and 4 days in the northeast England wilderness. He showed up at a press conference aimed to help find him.
Out of 750 people examined, about 30% had breathing troubles and lung scarring, another 30% had blood clotting and inflammation issues.
The demise of a young movie star has transfixed India like no other news in a year of bad headlines. The abrupt death of Sushant Singh Rajput has spurred a debate about the stigma of mental health, the rarefied insider world of Bollywood, and, more recently, condemnation of the media for the non-stop coverage of the duelling accusations between Rajput's family and his girlfriend. Mumbai police initially reported Rajput's death as accidental and local media called it a suicide.
The global Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine trial has been suspended after a participant in the UK had a suspected adverse reaction. Oxford and AstraZenca are among the frontrunners in the race to provide a jab that immunises against Covid-19. Their vaccine cleared phase 1 and 2 human trials and progressed to the third phase where it was being tested on participants internationally. However, testing of the jab has been suspended after a participant, believed to be in the UK, developed an unexplained illness, it emerged on Tuesday night. A spokesperson for AstraZeneca confirmed testing has been put on hold. They said the company's "standard review process triggered a pause to vaccination...
Disney's Mulan cannot catch a break in her native country. Activists have called to boycott the film for months after star Liu Yifei's pro-police social media posts amid the Hong Kong protests. And now Mulan has landed in even hotter water; it apparently filmed in a Chinese province accused of rampant human rights violations, including the internment of an estimated 1 million Muslim residents.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mulan's credits include a thank-you to the public security bureau in the city of Turpan-where China has been accused for years of running detention camps largely populated by Uighurs, a Muslim ethnic minority. THR estimates that the "re-education camps" hold 1...
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris spoke with Jacob Blake on Monday, telling the 29-year-old who was shot in the back by Kenosha, Wis. police that she was proud of him.Blake "told Sen. Harris that he was proud of her, and the senator told Jacob that she was also proud of him and how he is working through his pain," lawyer Ben Crump said in a statement.Harris spoke with Blake, who is in the hospital with massive internal injuries and is paralyzed below the waist after the shooting, via phone while meeting with some of his family in the airport after she landed. Harris also spoke about the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act and "implicit bias training," Crump said.Harris...
Two self-described "Boogaloo Bois" were charged on Friday for allegedly conspiring and attempting to aid Hamas, the extremist Islamist group, as part of "their desire to overthrow the government" after protests erupted in Minneapolis over the police-killing of George Floyd.Michael Robert Solomon, 30, and Benjamin Ryan Teeter, 22, were charged with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, the Department of Justice said in a Friday press release. Both men, who proclaim to be part of the extremist anti-government Boogaloo movement, were taken into custody on Thursday evening and have been remanded in Minneapolis pending a formal hearing next...
Fox News political editor Chris Stirewalt weighs in on former Vice President Joe Biden delivering remarks on 'the economic crisis that has been worsened' by Trump and answering reporter questions.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says he's looking for a new place to live after his Pearl District condominium building has been the site of repeated demonstrations, including on Monday when crowds demanded he resign and people set fires and broke windows. "I want to express my sincere apologies for the
The post about "well-intentioned law enforcement officers who have been victimized by society's conformity to a lie" sparked outrage from employees.
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign and the Republican Party sued Montana on Wednesday after Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock gave counties the choice to conduct the November election entirely by mail amid the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit alleges Bullock's directive would dilute the integrity of Montana's election system. The legal challenge is the latest attempt by Trump to block mail-in voting, which he has claimed without proof would lead to widespread fraud.
News that Sen. Kamala Harris was Joe Biden's choice for the 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee drove speculation and argumentation about her identity. The big question appeared to be, "Is Kamala Harris truly African American?" There were numerous articles and opinion pieces about whether Harris can legitimately claim to be African American; the authenticity of her Black identity if she has an Indian mother; what it means for her to be biracial; and other articles opining and speculating about her racial, ethnic and even national identity. Harris, the daughter of immigrant parents from Jamaica and India, identifies as Black/African American while also embracing her Indian heritage....
RNC speakers tried unconvincingly to portray a softer side of Trump and downplay his rough edges