US To Receive Nearly 2,500 Refugees - But No Details
Nearly 2,500 refugees from terrorism hotspots around the world are bound for the U.S. after being rejected by Australia, but not even top lawmakers can get answers about who they are.
Feds Halt New Citizenship Approvals After Obama Admin’s Gaffe on Background Checks
The government suspended naturalization ceremonies and banned officers from approving any new applications for citizenship earlier this week after realizing its background check system was broken and ineligible people may have been slipping through, a key congressman revealed Friday
Trump Risks Showdown With China After Call With Taiwan Leader
America's relationship with China could potentially be in jeopardy after President-elect Donald Trump spoke with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen by phone Friday - the first time a U.S. president or incoming president has spoken with the leader of the island nation since the 1970s
House Rejects Obama, Passes $611B Defense Bill by Wide Margin
The Republican-led House Friday overwhelmingly backed a $611 billion defense policy bill that rejects a number of President Barack Obama's key proposals for managing the nation's vast military enterprise.
Texas Planned Parenthood Referred for Criminal Prosecution
The House Energy & Commerce Committee has referred Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast of Texas to the Texas attorney general for criminal prosecution for its alleged illegal sale of fetus body parts
Obama: Obamacare Is Law, US Can't Go Backward
In a Facebook Live appearance, Obama says the Affordable Care Act has improved millions of lives over the six years it's been the "law of the land." He says the country can't go "backward."
Palin Slams Trump Carrier Deal As 'Crony Capitalism'
Sarah Palin is criticizing President-elect Donald Trump’s deal with Carrier, even as she is reportedly under consideration to serve as Trump's secretary of Veterans Affairs
Record 95,055,000 Out Of Labor Force
According to the Labor Department, 95,055,000 Americans were out of workforce in November, meaning they were neither employed nor had made an effort to find work over the previous month.
Kellogg Foundation Gave Big to Soros Organization, Tides Foundation
The institutional left’s funding behemoth W.K. Kellogg Foundation has partnered with and given major donations to George Soros’s Open Society Institute and the Tides Center as part of its massive push to promote a far-left agenda.
Our Tax DollarsGov. Rahm Emanuel Announces Immigrant Legal Fund
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday kept up his postelection push to position himself as a protector of immigrants against President-elect Donald Trump, announcing the creation of a $1 million "legal protection fund" to help those fighting possible deportation
DOJ Declines To Comment On Why Agency Won’t Investigate Threats To Electors
The Department of Justice did not want to discuss why the agency refuses to investigate alleged harassment and death threats toward Electoral College voters in states that went for Donald
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Victoria’s Secret Accused of Cultural Appropriation, Designing ‘Racist Lingerie’
Womenswear brand Victoria’s Secret has been accused of cultural appropriation and of designing “racist” lingerie by a lifestyle editor at Cosmopolitan magazine.
Hampshire College Starts Flying US Flag Again
Hampshire College in Amherst returned the flag to full staff on Friday. The flag was lowered to half-staff after the Nov. 8 election. The flag was found burned on Veterans Day and the college decided to take down all campus flags on Nov. 18
Ark. Lawmaker Wants Clintons' Names Removed From Little Rock Airport
“The Clintons left Arkansas and do not reside here,” Rapert told The Hill. “Many in our state do not want the first thing people see and last thing they remember about Arkansas being two of the most scandal-ridden politicians in American history.”
GAO: $108B in Student Loan Debt to Be Forgiven
The federal government is expected to forgive at least $108 billion in student loan debt as part of popular plans that tie repayment to borrowers' earnings, congressional investigators said Wednesday
‘Tucker Carlson’ Gives Fox News Historic Ratings Boost
Fox News just made history. According to figures from Nielsen Media Research, Fox averaged 3,283,000 primetime, viewers in November — a 71 percent jump from November 2015 — making it the highest-rated primetime month since 2012
White House, Pentagon Back Requiring Women To Register For Military Draft
The Obama administration declared its support Thursday for requiring women to register for the military draft, a symbolic but significant shift that reflects the U.S. military's evolution from a male-dominated force to one seeking to incorporate women at all levels.
Santa Claus Banned From Oregon Classrooms
KATU reports Santa Claus is no longer welcome in Hillsboro Schools, outside Portland. The district told staff who wished to decorate offices or doors to refrain from religious-themed decorations or images, including Santa. The students are not allowed to wear anything Santa-themed, either.
UN Apologizes For Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Without Noting It Brought The Disease
United Nations Secretary Ban Ki-moon has ended—sort of-- six years of UN stonewalling over Haiti’s mammoth cholera epidemic with a weak apology that the world organization “simply did not do enough” about the epidemic, without mentioning that UN peacekeepers brought the deadly disease to the hemisphere’s poorest country in the first place
First Person Sentenced Under New Revenge Porn Law
A 31-year-old man became the first individual to be prosecuted and sentenced under Oregon’s new revenge porn law, authorities say.
Trump Debuts Presidential Hat
Donald Tramp swapped his “Make America Great Again” hat on Sunday for some new presidential headgear — proudly sporting another red lid, this time with the number 45 stitched into the side in a not-so-subtle swipe at ongoing recount efforts.
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Man Euthanized Because He's Alcoholic
A man in the Netherlands has been allowed to die because he could no longer carry on living as an alcoholic.
McDonald's To Install Ordering Kiosks Instead Of Paying People $15/Hour
A former McDonald's CEO is laying the blame on the "Fight for $15" movement as for why the company is embracing automation in its restaurants. McDonald's will install self-serve kiosks in its restaurants around the country to replace human cashiers.
ESPN Loses MILLION Subscribers in 2 Months
In the last two months, ESPN has lost 1,176,000 subscribers, a subscriber loss nearly the size of the city of Dallas, Texas. ESPN currently has just over 88 million domestic subscribers.
India Supreme Court Orders All Movie Theaters To Play National Anthem
Movie theaters across India must play the national anthem before every film, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The anthem -- "Jana Gana Mana" -- will be accompanied by an image of the Indian flag
McDonald's Testing The Use Of Fresh Beef In Some Burgers
McDonald’s is testing the use of fresh, never frozen beef for its Quarter Pounder hamburgers. The fast food giant says the tests are being carried out in 75 of its restaurants in the Tulsa, Oklahoma-area.
Giant Arch Slides Over Chernobyl Site To Block Radiation For Century
In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world's largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years.
Decline of America's White Population Accelerating
A rapidly aging white population and fast-growing younger minority groups are speeding demographic changes across the nation, hastening a political divide likely to have long-term ramifications.
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90% of London Newborn Have Foreign Parent
A record one third of all babies born in the country last year had at least one foreign-born parent – as sky-high immigration fuels a population boom.
Gravity May Have Chased Light In The Early Universe
It’s supposed to be the most fundamental constant in physics, but the speed of light may not always have been the same. This twist on a controversial idea could overturn our standard cosmological wisdom
Baby Wakes From Coma Days After Doctors Wanted To Pull Life Support
In September, doctors told 1-year-old Marwa’s parents that their little girl was facing impending death and put her in an induced coma. On Nov. 22, just as doctors were preparing to end her life support, the girl awoke.
Ravenous 14-Foot Python Caught With 3 Deer In Its Gut
A Burmese python in the Everglades with a penchant for venison gulped down three whole deer — one doe and two fawns — before wildlife officials captured and euthanized it, a new study reveals.