7 Front-Runners to Replace Supreme Court Justice Kennedy

The list has been narrowed down. There are seven front runners to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, according to The Washington Post, any of whom could tilt the nation’s highest court decidedly conservative for decades to come. Continue reading →
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OPCW chemical watchdog gains power to assign blame

The world’s foremost chemical weapons watchdog has granted itself new powers to assign blame for attacks, despite protests by Russia. Until now, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) could only say whether chemical weapons were used – but not who had used them. Continue reading →

Trump trip could cost Police Scotland £5m

A possible one-day visit by US President Donald Trump to Scotland in July could cost Police Scotland £5m. Mr Trump is scheduled to have talks with Prime Minister Theresa May at Downing Street on 13 July. Continue reading →

Harley-Davidson to take big hit from EU tariffs

So they caved. Mad Harley-Davidson will face up to $100 million in additional costs on a full-year basis as a result of the European Union’s (EU) increased tariffs on the company’s motorcycles. Continue reading →

Border Patrol Union VP:** Dem’s Immigration Claims Couldn’t Be ‘Farther from the Truth’

The vice president of a National Border Patrol Council union disputed a California congresswoman’s claims that children in a border detention facility were being treated like criminals, as backlash toward the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy continues. Continue reading →

Mark Meadows Rips DOJ on FBI Documents

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows took to Twitter on Saturday to attack the Justice Department for only turning over “a small percentage” of the document Congress has subpoenaed on the Russia investigation. Continue reading →

Sen. McCaskill Praises Kamala Harris as ‘Leader’ on Immigration

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) lauded California colleague Sen. Kamala Harris as a “leader” in the party’s effort to form “an immigration policy that is true to the heritage of this country.” Continue reading →

Group Wants Investigation of Rent-Free Campaign Offices

There’s a government watchdog group that wants an investigation into whether a Rhode Island real estate developer tried to curry favor with politicians of both parties by giving them free campaign offices. Continue reading →

Florida Teen First Human to Be Diagnosed with ‘Keystone’ Virus

A teen in Florida is the first known person to be infected by a mosquito-borne virus that previously had only been found in animals. The Keystone virus was first discovered in 1964 in the Tampa Bay area and doctors had thought the virus could possibly affect humans. The teen, who went to an urgent care clinic in North Central Florida in 2016, was diagnosed after seeking help for a fever and rash.

Administration Seeks to Expand Immigrant Family Detention

The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States. Continue reading →