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Trump dunks on UCLA star's controversial father, says he should have left players 'in jail'

Trump dunks on UCLA star’s controversial father, says he should have left players ‘in jail’

The president responded after LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, downplayed Trump’s effort. Trump said while on his recent trip to Asia, at the same time the players allegedly shoplifted in China during a basketball tournament …

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After another apology, Bill O'Neill says those wishing to return his donations should refund him

After another apology, Bill O’Neill says those wishing to return his donations should refund him

He said the biggest personal loss was that of his campaign manager, Chris Clevenger. Clevenger, a victim of sexual assault who had no prior knowledge of O’Neill’s original post, resigned after the judge posted on Facebook. “Chris was one of the driving …

Rep. Frederica Wilson says Gen. Kelly should 'apologize to nation'

Rep. Frederica Wilson says Gen. Kelly should ‘apologize to nation’

Rep. Frederica Wilson has reignited a weeks-old feud with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, saying he should “apologize to the nation” for false claims she says he made about her speech at a federal building ceremony. “General Kelly owes the …

Trump sexual misconduct allegations 'remain very disturbing': Republican senator

Trump sexual misconduct allegations ‘remain very disturbing’: Republican senator

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump that surfaced during the 2016 campaign “remain very disturbing.” Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and …

Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether “this horror show” would actually aid in the conservation of any …

Ohio judge who defended Al Franken with crass Facebook post apologizes

Ohio judge who defended Al Franken with crass Facebook post apologizes

The Ohio Supreme Court Justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate whose attempted defense of Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., drew swift criticism apologized for his comments on Sunday. “There comes a time in everyone’s life when you have to admit you were …

Ohio judge says he doesn't regret Facebook post detailing sexual history

Ohio judge says he doesn’t regret Facebook post detailing sexual history

CLEVELAND –An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should “lighten up” after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual …

San Jose moves to shut down two churches selling marijuana

San Jose moves to shut down two churches selling marijuana

San Jose is about to crack down on two churches that apparently are selling marijuana despite not having permits to do so, Councilwoman Devora “Dev” Davis said Monday. In an email, Davis told the Resident that the city attorney’s office “is …

Mnuchin denies tax plans favor big biz, says Bond villain comparison a 'compliment'

Mnuchin denies tax plans favor big biz, says Bond villain comparison a ‘compliment’

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday defended Washington Republicans’ tax-reform plan against criticism it favors big business over everyday taxpayers – and stood behind a viral photo last week of him and his wife posing with a sheet of dollar bills.

Rep. Speier calls congressional Office of Compliance an

Rep. Speier calls congressional Office of Compliance an “enabler” of sexual harassment

Rep. Jackie Speier, a vocal advocate for victims of sexual harassment, says a congressional body that oversees sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill is an “enabler” of such cases. “We have a system in place that allows for the harasser to go unchecked.

Dems eager to use tax bill against GOP in '18

Dems eager to use tax bill against GOP in ‘18

Democrats see Thursday’s passage of the House tax-reform bill as a potent weapon for the 2018 midterms. Democrats plan to tie the GOP tax bill to the party’s failed attempts to repeal ObamaCare, a message they hope will portray Republicans as …

Trump dunks on UCLA star's controversial father, says he should have left players 'in jail'

Trump dunks on UCLA star’s controversial father, says he should have left players ‘in jail’

The president responded after LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, downplayed Trump’s effort. Trump said while on his recent trip to Asia, at the same time the players allegedly shoplifted in China during a basketball tournament …

Franken reportedly won't resign, amid more congressional calls to deal with allegations against him and Roy Moore

Franken reportedly won’t resign, amid more congressional calls to deal with allegations against him and Roy Moore

A spokesman for Franken, who represents Minnesota, told his hometown paper The Star Tribune on Saturday that the senator would not resign. “No,” the spokesman said. “He is spending time with his family in Washington, D.C., and will be through the …

Trump dunks on UCLA star's controversial father, says he should have 'left them in jail'

Trump dunks on UCLA star’s controversial father, says he should have ‘left them in jail’

The president responded after LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, downplayed Trump’s effort. Trump said while on his recent trip to Asia, at the same time the players allegedly shoplifted in China during a basketball tournament …

New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary

New Orleans’s first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary

(Reuters) - A New Orleans City Council member who launched a political career after helping her neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina was elected as the city’s first female mayor this weekend in a runoff that pitted her against another woman.

OMB's Mulvaney says admin. wants tax bill to pass with or without repeal of Obamacare mandate

OMB’s Mulvaney says admin. wants tax bill to pass with or without repeal of Obamacare mandate

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the Trump administration wants the best possible tax bill that can pass both the House and Senate regardless of whether or not it includes language that repeals a key mandate of the Affordable …

Sen. Tom Cotton says

Sen. Tom Cotton says “every income group” will “see a tax cut” under Senate bill

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, said on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Sunday that every American will see a tax cut under the Senate Republican’s proposed overhaul of the nation’s tax code. “Every income group under the Senate bill will see a tax cut,” urged …

Does KC Mayor Sly James have a successor in mind? His arc may bend toward Justus

Does KC Mayor Sly James have a successor in mind? His arc may bend toward Justus

The election night optics were hard to ignore. From the stage of the Royal Room in Briarcliff, Mayor Sly James carefully spread his thank-yous for success of the KCI ballot issue throughout the jubilant crowd of business, civic and political figures.

Kushner under scrutiny in Russian probe

Kushner under scrutiny in Russian probe

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House advisor, is under increasing scrutiny in the myriad investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election. Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee revealed on Thursday that …

Top White House official defends Trump’s silence on Roy Moore

Top White House official defends Trump’s silence on Roy Moore

WASHINGTON — Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s silence on the sexual misconduct accusations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying the president “doesn’t know who to …

Sen. Susan Collins: Sexual misconduct allegations against Trump ‘remain very disturbing’

Sen. Susan Collins: Sexual misconduct allegations against Trump ‘remain very disturbing’

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday that the sexual misconduct, harassment and assault allegations from more than a dozen women against President Donald Trump “remain very disturbing” as a wave of women continue to come forward with claims …

AL.com Editorial Board urges voters to

AL.com Editorial Board urges voters to “reject” Moore

Several Alabama newspapers are endorsing Democrat Doug Jones in the state’s Senate race amid sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Judge Roy Moore, saying Jones is the only candidate left in the race who is worthy of representing Alabama.

Could Roy Moore flip deep-red Alabama to blue?

Could Roy Moore flip deep-red Alabama to blue?

As allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore multiply and polls suggest he could lose the senate race he once led by double-digits, political analysts offer one cautionary refrain: Remember, it’s Alabama and he’s a Republican. But a look at …

‘We dare defend our rights’: Alabama Republicans standing by Moore reflect state’s tradition of defiance

‘We dare defend our rights’: Alabama Republicans standing by Moore reflect state’s tradition of defiance

BRENT, Ala. — Embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore is pinning his hopes for victory on Alabama’s long-held tradition of sharp defiance to perceived threats from forces outside the state. That rebellious spirit, which dates to long before the state’s …

Generation SB1070: These Latino millennials grew up under controversial immigration law

Generation SB1070: These Latino millennials grew up under controversial immigration law

PHOENIX, Arizona - On April 22nd, 2010 the streets of Phoenix flowed with the marching bodies of hundreds of high school students who chanted against and protested the nation’s most controversial Immigration bill of its time, SB 1070. The march started at …

LaToya Cantrell becomes 1st woman mayor of New Orleans

LaToya Cantrell becomes 1st woman mayor of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS –LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans.

Senate GOP running out of options to stop Moore

Senate GOP running out of options to stop Moore

Senate Republicans are running out of options in their effort to replace Roy Moore as the party’s nominee in the Alabama Senate race. In the past week, they tried to pressure Moore to drop out by siding with the women who accused him of sexual misconduct.

US captures key militant in Benghazi attack

US captures key militant in Benghazi attack

American special operations forces and FBI agents have captured a militant who allegedly was involved in the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, two U.S. officials confirmed to Fox News on Monday. Officials …

Jeff Flake: GOP is 'toast' if it becomes party of Trump, Moore

Jeff Flake: GOP is ‘toast’ if it becomes party of Trump, Moore

Flake made the comment to Mesa, Ariz. Mayor John Giles following a town hall event at which Giles had asked Flake about the possibility of running for president in 2020. “Can we start the presidential campaign today?” Giles asked Flake during the event, to …

Flake on hot mic: GOP 'toast' if we become the party of Trump, Moore

Flake on hot mic: GOP ‘toast’ if we become the party of Trump, Moore

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Jeffrey (Jeff) Lane Flake GOP rushes to cut ties to Moore Flake on Moore defenders: ‘This cannot be who we are’ GOP senators raise concerns over tax plan MORE (Ariz.) was caught on a hot mic Saturday warning that the Republican …

GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018

GOP’s Sasse likes tax bill, but won’t call it key to 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year’s elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday …

Ohio legislator Wes Goodman led secret gay life, made unwelcome advances to younger men, people who knew him say

Ohio legislator Wes Goodman led secret gay life, made unwelcome advances to younger men, people who knew him say

Goodman was seen as a rising conservative star and a good networker who could help young people get jobs in conservative organizations, the Republican activist said. “People never really wanted to come forward against someone in power,” the operative added.

Trump calls Clinton 'biggest loser of all time' after she contests election loss

Trump calls Clinton ‘biggest loser of all time’ after she contests election loss

President Trump on Saturday criticized Hillary Clinton, the Democrat he defeated in the 2016 White House race, for her recent and repeated questioning of the election results. “Crooked Hillary Clinton is the worst (and biggest) loser of all time …

U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order

U.S. nuclear general says would resist ‘illegal’ Trump strike order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an “illegal” launch of nuclear weapons. Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM …

Zimbabwe's Mugabe, army commander to negotiate leader's exit

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, army commander to negotiate leader’s exit

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was expected Sunday to discuss the end of his 37-year-long rule in a meeting with army commander Constantino Chiwenga, who led a sudden military takeover of the African country’s government last week. Senior figures in …

The United States Has a Lot Riding on the Honduras Election

The United States Has a Lot Riding on the Honduras Election

Honduras has a presidential election this month. The pro-U.S. president, Juan Orlando Hernández, is seeking reelection and ahead in the polls. A Hernández win would be not only good for Honduras but also for the region and the United States. Washington …

Rep. Gianforte's account to police of assault with reporter appears to contradict his later apology

Rep. Gianforte’s account to police of assault with reporter appears to contradict his later apology

In newly released documents, Greg Gianforte, then the Republican candidate in Montana’s special congressional election, told police that a reporter from the Guardian had grabbed his wrist during a physical altercation at his campaign headquarters in May.

Senate Majority Leader McConnell calls on Roy Moore to end Senate campaign following accusations of sexual misconduct

Senate Majority Leader McConnell calls on Roy Moore to end Senate campaign following accusations of sexual misconduct

WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Monday that Republican candidate Roy Moore should end his campaign for U.S. Senate in Alabama, following allegations that Moore initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he …

Congress has paid nearly $1 million in settlements after workplace complaints this year

Congress has paid nearly $1 million in settlements after workplace complaints this year

Congress has doled out nearly $1 million in taxpayer-funded settlements this year to eight people following workplace complaints on Capitol Hill, according to a new government report. These settlements were in response to claims of sexual harassment …

Top general says he'd push back against 'illegal' nuclear strike order

Top general says he’d push back against ‘illegal’ nuclear strike order

Washington (CNN)The top US nuclear commander said Saturday he would push back against an order from President Donald Trump for a nuclear strike if it were “illegal.” Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada, Gen.

Palestinians vow to cut off Israeli peace talks if Trump closes group's Washington post

Palestinians vow to cut off Israeli peace talks if Trump closes group’s Washington post

The Palestinians on Saturday edged closer to a diplomatic standoff with the Trump administration, saying the U.S. is using “extortion” tactics by threatening to close their diplomatic mission in Washington. The response follows the State Department …

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Why Is President Donald Trump Silent On Moore Sex Scandal? | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Says She Will Vote For Senate Candidate Roy Moore | MSNBC

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