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'Anonymous' WH official who wrote about officials thwarting Trump reveals himself
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:11:00 -0400
Miles Taylor, the former chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security, revealed himself Wednesday as the author of an anonymous 2018 New York Times op-ed that depicted President Trump as a danger to the nation.


FBI Investigating Hunter Biden for Money Laundering: Report
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:23:23 -0400
The FBI opened an investigation into Hunter Biden and associates in 2019 on suspicion of money laundering, a Justice Department official told Sinclair Broadcasting.The criminal investigation is ongoing, the DOJ official said.The revelation comes after Tony Bobulinski, a former business partner of Hunter Biden, came forward with a trove of documents regarding the Biden family's dealings with now-defunct Chinese energy firm CEFC. While Joe Biden has denied that he has ever spoken with Hunter regarding the latter's overseas business dealings, Bobulinski claims the former vice president is lying.> EXCLUSIVE: Tony Bobulinski tells @WeAreSinclair he was questioned by six @FBI agents, with counsel present, for five hours on October 23, listing him as a "material witness" in an ongoing investigation focused on Hunter Biden and his associates. His cell phones were examined. pic.twitter.com/5lPzRTREJN> > -- James Rosen (@JamesRosenTV) October 29, 2020Additionally, Bobulinski told Sinclair that he was interviewed by FBI agents for five hours last Friday and was listed as a "material witness" for the agency.The interview "was a very cooperative deep dive into all the facts across that time period" during which Bobulinski conducted business with members of the Biden family, Bobulinski said.The New York Post reported earlier this month that it was given materials purportedly from Hunter Biden’s laptop. While a subsequent Fox News report revealed that Hunter Biden’s laptop was subpoenaed by the FBI in connection with a money laundering investigation, the Thursday report by Sinclair marks the first confirmation that Hunter Biden himself is the subject of an ongoing criminal probe.The Biden campaign has not denied the veracity of any of the materials revealed by the Post or Bobulinski. However, the campaign has stated that "Joe Biden has never even considered being involved in business with his family, nor in any overseas business whatsoever."


Nice stabbings: Pictured, the church worker among three killed in suspected terror attack
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:37:02 -0400
Reports that Nice attacker passed through Lampedusa spark political row in Italy Leo McKinstry: The Nice attack is an appalling assault on Western civilisation Malaysian ex-PM tweets that Muslims have 'right' to kill French people after deadly attack Rakib Ehsan: The vilification of Macron by Muslim countries is disturbing A woman has been decapitated, and two others have been killed, during a knife attack inside the Notre Dame Basilica church in the French city of Nice. The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, tweeted that the incident is a "terrorist" attack. Here's what we know so far: At least three people, two women and a man, have been killed, including one woman who was decapitated. The man is reportedly the sexton of the church. The man, a sacristan at the church, has been named locally as 45-year-old, father of two Vincent L. The suspected attacker has been identified as Brahim Aoussaoui, a 21-year-old Tunisian migrant who arrived in France from the Italian island of Lampedusa in October. He is reportedly unknown to French security services. Nice mayor Christian Estrosi said it was a terrorist attack, and that the "Islamo-fascist" assailant "didn't stop shouting Allahu Akhbar even under medication" after being shot and arrested. France raises its alert status to "terror attack emergency" - PM Castex. President Emmanuel Macron has delivered a defiant message to the French people, saying the attacks would not force France to "give up our values". A Saudi citizen has also been arrested in Jeddah for stabbing a security guard outside the French consulate with "a sharp tool".


Mexican president slams European coronavirus lockdown measures
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:17:51 -0400
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday blasted European countries for adopting strict lockdowns to stem the spread of coronavirus, suggesting they smacked of authoritarianism. Germany and France were on Wednesday preparing to announce restrictions approaching the level of spring's blanket lockdowns as COVID deaths across Europe surged. National or local authorities have already imposed nighttime curfews in several European countries, including France, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hints at a run for higher office
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:08:00 -0400
The only thing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is wary of sharing is her ambitions for higher office.Ocasio-Cortez became the breakout star of the House's progressive left from the moment she ousted a longstanding moderate. But when she's asked about where she'll go next, the usually outspoken lawmaker gets unusually "guarded and cautious about her words," Vanity Fair reports in a profile of Ocasio-Cortez.Ocasio-Cortez's "aspirations are a matter of endless speculation," Vanity Fair writes, with a Senate seat, House leadership spot, or Cabinet post all suspected to be in the cards. Ocasio-Cortez doesn't necessarily shut those guesses down. "I don't know if I'm really going to be staying in the House forever, or if I do stay in the House, what that would look like," she said. "I don't see myself really staying where I'm at for the rest of my life."Still, Ocasio-Cortez rejects the idea of "aspir[ing] to a quote-unquote higher position just for the sake of that title," she said. "I think it's part of our cultural understanding of politics, where — if you think someone is great, you automatically think they should be president," Ocasio-Cortez added. "I joke. I'm like, 'Is Congress not good enough?'"Julián Castro, the former Housing and Urban Development secretary and 2020 presidential candidate, isn't afraid to forecast his predictions. "I've told her, I fully expect that she's going to run [for president] one day, and that she should," he said. "She absolutely has the talent, the dynamism, and the leadership ability." Read more at Vanity Fair.More stories from theweek.com How to make an election crisis 64 things President Trump has said about women Republicans are on the verge of a spectacular upside-down achievement


Judging ‘Obamacare’: Justice Barrett’s first high-profile case
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:38:34 -0400


Major train derailment forces schools and businesses to evacuate in Texas community
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:26:42 -0400
A video shows the train derailing in front of drivers on a Texas highway.


2020 polls: Can Trump pull another 2016 upset? The data says no chance
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:59:21 -0400
The blue wave is coming - if you believe the polls


Polish president backtracks on abortion view amid protests
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 06:39:00 -0400
“It cannot be that the law requires this kind of heroism from a woman,” Duda said in an interview.


Gov. Ron DeSantis had trouble voting because someone had falsely submitted a change of address under his name
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:30:57 -0400
Anthony Guevara, 20, was charged with altering a voter registration without consent and unauthorized access of a computer, in connection to the case.


Facebook throttled Hunter Biden article after being warned by FBI of 'hack and leak' operations, Mark Zuckerberg says
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:59:15 -0400
Zuckerberg told Congress that Facebook throttled a New York Post article after being warned by law enforcement about 'hack and leak' operations.


Ex-members of Nxivm say leader Keith Raniere brainwashed women into starving themselves
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 09:22:00 -0400
Nxivm leader Keith Raniere used brainwashing tactics to manipulate his followers into obeying him, ex-members said at Raniere's prison sentencing.


Tony Chung: Hong Kong activist detained near US consulate charged
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:32:54 -0400
Tony Chung was detained as he reportedly planned to claim asylum at the US consulate.


Pilot killed as Taiwan fighter jet crashes into sea
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 01:09:25 -0400
A Taiwanese pilot was killed Thursday after his fighter jet crashed off the island's eastern coast during routine training, the air force said, in the second fatal air crash in three months.


UPS says it found the lost cache of documents that Tucker Carlson claimed would damage Joe Biden's campaign
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:10:22 -0400
UPS said it has found a set of documents that Tucker Carlson had talked about getting lost in transit on his show, saying they're damaging to Biden.


Jeff Van Drew, congressman who ditched Democrats for Trump, struggling in reelection race
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 09:03:01 -0400
A congressman who switched from the Democratic Party to join Republican ranks is struggling in his ace for reelection.


Mitch McConnell’s approval drops nationwide despite political win with Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 15:47:16 -0400
Only 16 per cent of respondents say they felt better about Mr McConnell’s job performance


Angela Merkel heckled in German parliament after warning against Covid 'lies and disinformation'
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:59:07 -0400
Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was heckled by opposition MPs during a speech to parliament on Thursday when she took aim at groups spreading "lies and disinformation" as the country continues to battle coronavirus. The speech – which took place the morning after Mrs Merkel announced a range of sweeping measures to tackle the spread of the virus – warned that the German people find themselves in a "dramatic situation". On Thursday morning, Germany recorded 16,774 new daily coronavirus infections, the highest number of new cases within a 24-hour period since the pandemic began.


Top U.S. officials were briefed on an active threat against Pentagon leaders, say five officials
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:07:00 -0400
Some officials said the briefings suggested the threat may be potential retaliation for the U.S. military's killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.


Megyn Kelly slams Sunny Hostin over SCOTUS comments: ‘More intentionally dishonest than stupid’
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:45:43 -0400
Megyn Kelly is no stranger to controversy and being called out on social media, but this week she was the one taking the offensive against Sunny Hostin for what she believes to be “intentionally dishonest” rhetoric. Hostin, who serves as a co-host and political analyst on The View, slammed the Republican Party on Tuesday for stealing seats from the Democrats and pushing through right-wing judges in their place. “We all know the Republican Party has been packing the Supreme Court for decades,” Hostin said.


2 grand jurors in Breonna Taylor case say charges should have been filed against other Louisville officers
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:05:26 -0400
Two anonymous grand jurors say more Louisville police officers should face criminal charges in Breonna Taylor's death.


SCOTUS: N.C. ballots can be counted up to nine days after election
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:32:29 -0400
The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.


China's Communist party leadership says to promote Taiwan's reunification with mainland: Xinhua
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 06:35:48 -0400


A mutated coronavirus strain causes most new COVID-19 infections in Europe and was spread within the continent by tourists, scientists say
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 06:46:02 -0400
The coronavirus variant, known as 20A.EU1, has been identified in 12 European countries as well as in Hong Kong and New Zealand, scientists said.


Rudy Vents to Trump That Bill Barr Is Screwing Up His Hunter Play
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:30:19 -0400
Weeks after Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani first pushed the Hunter Biden files and a collection of sordid dirt to the New York Post in a last-ditch effort to drag his client across the 2020 finish line, both he and the president, as well as several of Trump’s political lieutenants, have grown frustrated at the lack of impact it’s had.But rather than conceding that the broader public might not be interested, Trump and Giuliani have instead put the blame for the failure to break through in part on Attorney General William Barr.In the aftermath of the New York Post reporting earlier this month—for which Trump had personally greenlighted Giuliani’s decision to act as the paper’s source—the former New York City mayor has spoken with President Trump both about the Hunter Biden materials and what could be done about them from a law enforcement perspective, according to a White House official and a source close to Giuliani. Recently, the president and Giuliani discussed their mutual frustrations with the lack of action from Barr and FBI Director Chris Wray, saying that the emails and Hunter Biden files have provided legal ammunition to probe the Bidens, the person close to Giuliani said.The Trump attorney had also advised the president that the events of the past two weeks underscore why Trump should fire Wray, arguing that it shows that the current FBI director is an anti-Trump subversive, according to the White House official. This official was not aware of Giuliani making as harsh a comment about Barr. Reached for comment on Wednesday night, Giuliani told The Daily Beast, “I don’t comment on my conversations with my client.”Rudy Rages at Fox Biz Host for Comparing Him to Christopher Steele: ‘You Better Apologize for That!’The FBI has declined to confirm or deny if it’s even investigating the Hunter Biden-related emails and images, and the bureau and Justice Department have remained tightlipped on the issue. There is a long-standing institutional aversion to publicly talking about these types of investigations this close to a presidential election—though there is still no evidence at the moment that one even exists, much to the consternation of much of Trumpworld.Were Barr to make any announcement, said Matt Miller, the former director of the Department of Justice’s public affairs office, it would be a seismic politicization of the agency.“Barr announcing an investigation at this point would make Jim Comey’s actions in 2016 look quaint by comparison. Comey at least wasn’t trying to hurt Clinton and he wasn’t getting involved at the behest of a candidate and his attorney,” said Miller. “A Barr announcement would be a full banana republic-style intervention in the political process. DOJ shouldn’t even be taking any new investigative steps involving either candidate at this point unless there is some reason to believe those steps couldn’t wait until after the election.”In their private conversations, Giuliani has mentioned to Trump that Barr could be up to something that he and others simply do not know about, but that he thinks it’s unlikely, according to the source close to Giuliani. Trump campaign officials, meanwhile, do not appear to be banking on any intervention.“We have one week left,” said one senior Trump campaign official. “I don’t think Bill Barr is going to ride into town and save the day.”The resignation from both the campaign, and Trump and Giuliani specifically, underscore the degree to which the president’s team was banking on an “October surprise” against the Biden family to change their political fates. It also illustrates the disappointment they’re experiencing that it hasn’t played out the way they’d hoped.“Why aren’t they doing anything?… What the hell are they waiting for?!” President Trump has exclaimed to some close advisers this month, according to two people who’ve heard him say this.Trump Is Looking to Fire FBI Director Chris Wray for Not Helping His Campaign: ReportTrump’s displeasure with Wray has long been brewing, with the president angling to oust the FBI director if he wins reelection. But last week, Trump took to his favorite morning cable-news show to signal his displeasure at Barr as well.“We’ve got to get the attorney general to act,” the president said on Fox & Friends. “He’s gotta act, and he’s gotta act fast, and he’s gotta appoint somebody.”While Trump has grumbled about Barr’s inaction on television, it’s likely that he hasn’t done so in person. According to two individuals with knowledge of the matter, the president has been counseled by some senior aides that he should avoid picking up the phone and telling Barr directly that the Justice Department needs to open a new investigation into the Bidens prior to the election, arguing that if such a call leaked, it would cause more political headaches than it’s worth.“The president responded like, ‘I know, I know,’” one of these sources said, adding that Trump suggested he wouldn’t do it.White House spokespeople did not respond to requests for comment on this story. Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec declined to comment on Thursday morning.On Monday, Giuliani went on the Fox Business program hosted by Lou Dobbs to argue that his findings “could be used in a court of law… There's a trial here that could be done that would be fabulous for a trial lawyer, I'd love to try it.”Dobbs, who moonlights as a Trump adviser and confidant, then contended that the FBI and Justice Department “don't want any part of trying cases against prominent Democrats” in recent years. He then called out the U.S. attorney general: “Where is William Barr? He’s gone radio silent!” Dobbs said.The Right Way and the Wrong Way to Cover Hunter BidenHunter Biden is accused of using his father’s name to help advance his foreign business ventures. And former associates have said that Joe Biden was aware of those activities and occasionally involved in them. But the elder Biden has strongly disputed that and news outlets have found no evidence that he profited off of his son’s work. Though the president, Giuliani, and other Trump loyalists continue to obsess over the story, there are signs that his reelection campaign staff have tiptoed away from the strategy.As The Daily Beast reported on Monday, almost two weeks after the Post began dropping stories on Hunter and Joe Biden this month, Trump’s 2020 team has barely utilized the material in its paid media. It hadn’t mentioned the Biden son in ads on its Facebook or Instagram accounts since October 13. And even America First Action, the major pro-Trump super PAC, had not namechecked Hunter Biden at all in its TV or Facebook advertising since then as well.“It appears from what’s been uncovered so far that Hunter Biden was trading on his father’s name in order to make money for himself and his family. The question the DOJ has to answer is whether that constitutes a federal crime,” Steven Groves, who previously served as a lawyer and then spokesman in the Trump White House, said on Wednesday.He added, “The DOJ first must determine whether a crime has been committed. Second, it has to decide if it’s a federal crime that falls under its jurisdiction. And third, it has to decide if a special counsel is necessary, for instance, if there’s a conflict of interest such that the Justice Department would not be able to conduct the investigation through its regular process. So there are several steps before getting to the point where Attorney General Barr would be able to come out and announce anything.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.


Jeff Bezos may be considering purchase of CNN, according to bankers
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 20:35:00 -0400
Rumours of the purchase stem from investment bankers discussing the potential sale


A couple has lived in a 130-square-foot tiny house for 5 years — here's what a typical week looks like for them
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:47:14 -0400
As part of the "A Week in My Tiny House" series, Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons show the reality of living in a tiny house with your partner.


What's the truth behind claims Pakistani MPs chanted 'Modi'?
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:36:08 -0400
Media reports said the Indian prime minister's name was used during a vote in Pakistan's parliament.


At least 2 killed, 7 injured in Tennessee school bus crash
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:23:00 -0400
The school bus was struck by a utility service vehicle operated by Service Electric that lost control and veered into oncoming traffic.


Ex-defense chief's arrest hits US-Mexican ties
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 22:02:27 -0400
The United States's shock arrest earlier this month of a former Mexican defense minister on drug trafficking charges has triggered a diplomatic row that experts say could jeopardize the countries' cooperation in fighting powerful cartels.


The Electoral College can pick a president who got fewer votes. Here's why and how.
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 10:29:57 -0400
The 2020 presidential election again highlights one of the most confusing and controversial parts of the U.S. elections: The Electoral College.


Venezuela's Maduro says Amuay refinery was hit by a 'terrorist attack'
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:54:52 -0400
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday said the country's Amuay oil refinery was victim of a terrorist attack on Tuesday that involved a "powerful weapon", but said the country had gasoline reserves equivalent to 20 days of consumption. An explosion hit a distillation unit at the 645,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) plant on Tuesday, people familiar with the matter said, though there were no reports of injuries. "Yesterday, the Amuay refinery - one of the most important refineries in Venezuela and Latin America - was attacked with a long, powerful weapon," Maduro said at a press conference, adding that the government was seeking to determine what kind of weapon was involved.


SpaceX delayed its NASA astronaut launch because a red 'nail polish' material was plugging part of its rocket engines
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:59:00 -0400
SpaceX's Crew-1 launch is now set for November 14 after the company checked tiny holes in its rocket engines for bright-red lacquer.


Asked if it's safe to hold rally amid surging COVID-19 infections, White House spokesperson notes Pence has 'the best doctors'
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 10:43:00 -0400
White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley really missed the point of this question.On Wednesday, CNN's Alisyn Camerota questioned Gidley on Vice President Mike Pence's upcoming rally in Wisconsin, where COVID-19 is spreading rampantly. "Hospitals in Wisconsin are near capacity," Camerota noted, asking if that gave Gidley or Pence "any pause about going there and holding a big rally."The implication of Camerota's question was the safety of rallygoers, who would likely pack in to see Pence and potentially spread the coronavirus even more. But Gidley didn't catch that, saying "the vice president has the best doctors in the world around him," and they've "come to the conclusion it's fine for him to be out on the campaign trail."> CNN's @AlisynCamerota: "Hospitals in WI are near capacity. Does that give you any pause about going there and holding a big rally?"> > Trump 2020 Press Sec. Hogan Gidley: "No, it doesn't … the VP has the best doctors in the world around him." pic.twitter.com/aBRe6IYgCF> > -- The Recount (@therecount) October 28, 2020Joe Walsh, the Republican who challenged President Trump in this year's presidential primary, had an R-rated interpretation of what Gidley meant. > .@JHoganGidley, translated: "Fuck all the people coming to our rally. We don't care about THEIR health. The Vice President will be safe. That's all that matters." https://t.co/emudll3NfK> > -- Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) October 28, 2020More stories from theweek.com How to make an election crisis 64 things President Trump has said about women Republicans are on the verge of a spectacular upside-down achievement


Mother’s body decayed for years in home she shared with her adult children, TN cops say
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 15:24:17 -0400
Police found her skeleton buried under a pile of clothes on a bed


Row over basmati rice causes latest India and Pakistan friction
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:13:53 -0400
Tensions are once again boiling over between India and Pakistan - only this time over basmati rice, the long-grained aromatic staple of dinners around the world. Islamabad has taken offence to New Delhi’s plans to seek permission from the European Union (EU) to export the grain as a product unique to India, known as protected geographical indication (PGI). Other products the EU currently recognises as having PGI status, described as possessing “qualities, reputation or characteristics relating to its place of origin”, include Stilton cheese and Scottish whisky. Pakistan fears that if India is able to obtain this qualification standard, it will suggest that Indian basmati rice is superior to the Pakistani equivalent and harm its exports. Currently, the EU imports two-thirds of its approximately 900,000 metric tonnes of basmati rice annually from India, although Pakistan makes up the remaining third.


Ruth Bader Ginsburg should have retired under Obama to prevent Trump from filling her seat, says Bill Maher
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:44:35 -0400
‘She should have taken the hint,’ says Mr Maher


'Moderate to strong' La Niña weather event develops in the Pacific
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 08:11:13 -0400
The phenomenon results in the large scale cooling of ocean surface temperature.


Chicago sisters accused of stabbing store security guard 27 times after he asked them to wear a mask
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 12:19:00 -0400
The incident occurred at a shoe store in Chicago.


Kavanaugh corrects controversial opinion after Vermont fact-checks false claim about mail-in voting
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:56:52 -0400
Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos called out Kavanaugh's "erroneous claim" and called for a public correction


Allegiant passenger removed over flight attendant's mask demands apology from airline
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 14:32:42 -0400
John Peterman states he was denied a request to speak with the plane’s captain to lodge his complaint that a flight attendant was not wearing a mask.


Panera is adding pizza to the menu, as chains like Domino's and Papa John's sales explode during the pandemic
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:00:00 -0400
Panera isn't copying Domino's recipe — but it is taking a few cues from the delivery pizza giant's playbook.


Joe Biden's biggest problem is that there is no vaccine for Trumpism
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:05:13 -0400
Biden's presidency won't suddenly cure COVID because Trump has helped to create a whole culture of resistance to COVID-19 regulations.


Justice Thomas's wife spreads unfounded Biden claims, asks followers to repost
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:24:40 -0400
The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is using her Facebook page to amplify unsubstantiated claims of corruption by Joe Biden.


Back to crisis mode, EU moves to avoid COVID shortages, ease trade
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:35:24 -0400
The European Commission proposed new tax and trade measures on Wednesday to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the European Union and avoid shortages of goods and medical gear, saying the new rise in infections on the continent was "alarming". As Europe again becomes the world's epicentre of the pandemic, the EU executive urged the 27 EU governments to do more and in a more coordinated fashion to tackle the virus. "The situation is very serious, but we can still slow down the spread of the virus if everybody takes their responsibility," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told a news conference.


‘Beyond frustrating’: $1.3 billion Q3 loss for Royal Caribbean as cruises remain canceled
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 18:16:01 -0400
Royal Caribbean Group reported its third 10-digit loss of the year Thursday as cruises in the U.S. — its biggest market — remain canceled.


Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in Louisiana as Category 2 storm with 110 mph winds
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 19:49:00 -0400
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hurricane Zeta, which has been increasing in intensity and speed all day, is making landfall in southeast Louisiana as a Category 2 storm with 110 mph winds, according to the 5 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center. Zeta, which is traveling at a brisk 24 mph, is almost a Category 3 hurricane, which is considered a major hurricane. A Category 3 hurricane has ...


More sex assault charges filed against adult film actor Ron Jeremy
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:55:00 -0400
The seven new counts, which add to others previously filed, involve six victims dating to 1996, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.


A man waved a sword at a woman blocks away from a polling place, warning her to 'vote for Trump' and photographing her license plate
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:33:37 -0400
A man attending a Trump rally in Beverly Hills on Saturday wielded a sword and threatened passersby to vote for Trump, a viral TikTok video showed.


April the Giraffe's youngest calf dies at Texas zoo
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:35:21 -0400
‘This condition was entirely unexpected and unpreventable’



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