Month: November 2018

  by Neetu Chandak A substitute teacher claimed he was not allowed back into a Missouri school after thanking students for saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Parkway School District said the teacher’s comments led to students who did not recite the pledge to feel humiliated and were later teased. The district added the decision to
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions between them simmer. Pence said there would be no letup in President Donald Trump’s policy of combating China’s mercantilist trade policy and intellectual
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Unlike common misconceptions, making the decision to use U.S. nuclear power is a collaborative process that’s practiced every day and is usually not subject to time constraints, U.S. Strategic Command’s commander said at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 14. Just as importantly, Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten said, not all options are nuclear in nature,
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  by Will Racke Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum said Thursday that caravan migrants arriving by the hundreds are no longer welcome, an increasingly common sentiment among residents of the Mexican border city. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Gastelum described the caravan of Central American migrants as a “horde” that has been infiltrated by criminals
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In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview to air on FOX News Sunday this weekend, anchor Chris Wallace sat down with President Donald Trump. During the interview, President Trump discussed a wide array of topics, including: CNN’s lawsuit against the White House, the California wildfires, the appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, reports that he
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  by Jason Hopkins The Arizona Republican Party will conduct an independent audit of the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office after three statewide Republican candidates who initially led on election night saw their races swing the other way as outstanding ballots were counted. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Despite leading on election night and for some
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The United States Air Force just awarded the Boeing Corporation a multi-billion-dollar contract to build an advanced flight school trainer aircraft to replace the T-38 Talon, which has been in service since the 1960s. Every fighter pilot who has received his or her wings since 1965 has flown this aircraft during the advanced phase of
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On January 2018, Secretary of Defense James Mattis released the National Defense Strategy (NDS).REF It stated: “Long-term strategic competitions with China and Russia are the principal priorities for the Department, and require both increased and sustained investment, because of the magnitude of the threats they pose to U.S. security and prosperity today, and the potential
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Democrats won the House in the midterm elections because of the candidates who vowed to oppose Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, according to the Republican House majority whip. “I think you’re seeing a growing opposition to Nancy Pelosi within her own Democrat ranks,” Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., said on “Fox & Friends” Friday morning. “You saw
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Sen. Joni Ernst said Friday she does not believe Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will fire special counsel Robert Mueller, as he’s a “man of integrity.” “I have known Matt Whitaker for a very long time,” the Iowa Republican told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.” “He is from Iowa and I know him to be a
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Recently released documents from a lawsuit involving the Obama administration’s Operation Choke Point are casting more light on federal financial regulators’ unlawful shakedown of disfavored businesses and their financial institutions. The documents also show how tempting and easy it could be for state bureaucrats to launch similar operations, so long as their legislatures empower them
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Even California’s usually conservative Orange County has turned blue, which shows that the Republican strategy of raising taxes on the state and “trying to sabotage their healthcare” was not a winning plan, Rep. Ted Lieu said Friday. “I’m the vice chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee,” the California Democrat told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “We targeted
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Lawyers for accused Russian spy Maria Butina have introduced a motion to dismiss the charges against her, which they claim are “unconstitutional,” Talking Points Memo reports. Butina, a 30-year-old Russian national, has been charged with failing to register as a foreign agent, “but if fantasizing about a future career in diplomacy and jabbering about personal events
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A member of the White House press corps said Friday he is troubled by the fiasco between President Donald Trump and CNN’s Jim Acosta, but that he respects the office of the president and knows when it’s time to pass the microphone to someone else during a presidential press conference. CBS White House correspondent Major Garrett
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will likely win her re-election bid as speaker, even as opposition from fellow party members mounts against her, another former speaker, Newt Gingrich, said Friday, while agreeing with a TV host’s question that presiding over Democrats could be like “herding cats.” “(You’re) having some wildcats as well as regular cats,” Gingrich
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U.S. District Court Judge Mark Walker ruled Gov. Rick Scott can continue to oversee the Florida election system that validates his own race for the Senate. The judge said Scott’s “campaign-trail bombast” has not resulted in a constitutional violation,” according to BuzzFeed News. “Scott has toed the line between imprudent campaign-trail rhetoric and problematic state
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  by Nick Givas George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley claimed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has more conflicts of interest than acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, on “Fox & Friends” Friday. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Democrats accused Whitaker of being politically biased with regard to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and expressed reservations
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Republicans in the Senate are urging President Donald Trump to nominate a new permanent attorney general amid rising concern over the safety of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Politico reports. Although many members of the GOP have denied that Trump will do anything to threaten Mueller’s investigation, the president laid into the special counsel in
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