“Enemy of the people”: It’s an expression President Trump has repeatedly used to describe the news media. The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know it’s TRUE.
This week, the Trump campaign filed a demand for arbitration accusing ex-White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman of violating a 2016 nondisclosure agreement. While Manigault Newman’s nondisclosure agreement hasn’t been made public, her agreement may have been based on other NDAs signed by Trump campaign workers.
In July, police say Michael Drejka fatally shot Markeis McGlockton. A Florida sheriff initially decided not to charge Drejka, citing the state’s “stand your ground” law. On Monday, Florida prosecutors reversed that decision and charged Drejka with manslaughter.
Tuesday marks the 11th day of the bank- and tax-fraud trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager. The defense rested its case without calling any witnesses after the judge denied a motion to acquit Manafort on four of the 18 counts against him. The prosecution alleged Manafort intentionally broke the law by hiding income he earned while working for then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who is pro-Russian.
On Sunday, white nationalists held a rally at Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. It took place on the first anniversary of a similar rally in Charlottesville, Va., that saw violent clashes between far-right protesters and counterprotesters, and three related deaths. Supporters of the Unite the Right movement at Sunday’s rally were greatly outnumbered by counterprotesters and the groups were separated by a police barricade in the park. Since the early 1900’s, it’s been a popular place for groups to exercise their First Amendment rights to send a message to a sitting U.S. president.
Coming to a sky in the Northern Hemisphere is a dazzling show for stargazers: the Perseid meteor shower. Around this time every year, Earth ventures into the wake of an ancient comet called Swift-Tuttle, which leaves behind trillions of particles. The Perseid meteors are so named because they look like they’re radiating from the constellation Perseus.
In June, President Trump called for the creation of an additional branch of the military, saying, “When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. What would the U.S. Space Force do?
Tiny algae are causing big problems along a 100-mile stretch of Florida’s Gulf Coast. A red tide, or harmful algal bloom, is a colony of microscopic algae growing out of control, often turning the water red. Red tides aren’t anything new to Florida — they usually happen in the late summer and last three to five months.
Typical symptoms of HFMD include fever, mouth sores and a skin rash. It’s not the same as foot-and-mouth disease, which affects cattle, sheep and swine.
In late July in the midst of the record-breaking wildfire, a powerful spinning vortex emerged that rose 18,000 feet in the air, with wind speeds exceeding 143 mph, and lasted for an hour and a half. The NWS & @CAL_FIRE Serious Accident Review Team (SART) are conducting a storm damage survey regarding the large fire whirl that occurred Thursday evening in Redding. Other weather scientists say it’s fair to call it a fire tornado because of its strength and destructiveness.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we're looking at the lives of nonhuman Americans — aka pets.
This week, President Trump unleashed a series of tweets bashing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. One tweet is reigniting the question of whether the president’s actions are obstructing justice. ..This is a terrible situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further.
“No collusion” — it’s a defense President Trump has used against allegations that his campaign worked with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election. Trump echoed his lawyer’s argument on Twitter. Collusion is not a crime, but that doesn’t matter because there was No Collusion (except by Crooked Hillary and the Democrats)!
This summer, social media seems to be flooded with viral videos depicting overt acts of racism in the U.S. — from immigrants being openly disparaged to an alarming number of posts showing Americans calling fellow citizens the N word. But is it a rising trend?
On Tuesday, a federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked a Texas company from publishing blueprints for 3D-printed guns online. The decision came a day before the schematics were set to become legal, allowing anyone with a 3D printer to create an untraceable firearm. In 2013, Defense Distributed posted a YouTube video demonstrating what it said was a Liberator pistol made from 3D-printed parts.
Manafort faces 18 criminal counts, half of which carry a maximum sentence of 30 years. Manafort is charged with helping to produce and approve false tax returns from 2010 through 2014 — one count for each year. Prosecutors say he falsely indicated he didn’t have bank accounts in foreign countries and underreported his earnings to limit his taxable income.
Trump Derangement Syndrome is a mock diagnosis used by President Trump’s supporters to describe individuals whose dislike of the man makes them incapable of seeing any good in his policies or decisions.
On April 5, Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out one of the largest workplace raids in a decade at the Southeastern Provision meatpacking plant near Morristown, Tenn. Agents arrested 97 people in that raid, all of them immigrants.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking at the near-impossible workload faced by U.S. immigration judges.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. A recent report from NASA and the European Space Agency estimates that the Antarctic ice sheet has an average of 219 million tons of ice per year between 2012 and 2017.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking at the state of women within the Department of Justice’s law enforcement components, which include the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the FBI and the U.S. Marshalls Service.
NEW YORK (AP) — One-time Grammy winner Hillary Clinton made it back to the awards show Sunday night in a role she no doubt relished.