Trump Commission Demanding Voter Data Via Unsecured Email

July 2, 2017

The voter rolls include names, addresses, birthdays, partial Social Security numbers, and in some cases even drivers license numbers, among other information. But the the email system intended to traffic the information lacks minimal encryption protections, according to the report. Mississippis Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said commission members could go jump in the Gulf of Mexico. Californias participation would only serve to legitimize the false and already debunked…


Trump Administration Accused Of Using Immigrant Kids As ‘Bait’ To Catch Parents

July 1, 2017

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed that their surge initiative against human smuggling operations, first reported by McClatchy on Thursday, is targeting, among others,those who pay for unaccompanied minors to be brought into the U.S. without authorization. Dont be fooled here by claims that this is an effort by the government to protect children from smugglers, Michelle Bran of the Womens Refugee Commission said Friday on a call with reporters….


‘Turn The Cameras On, Sean’: Spicer Is Taunted At Press Briefing

June 27, 2017

The ugly confrontation was the latest conflict between journalists and the White House press secretary after broadcasters were forbidden from filming most of the months press briefings. Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have increasingly chosen off-camera gaggles, answering questions from reporters in privatesettings. Acosta angrily replied: Maybe we should turn the cameras on. Why dont we turn the cameras on? Why not turn the cameras on, Sean?…


Thousands March In Saint Paul After Philando Castile Verdict

June 17, 2017

Jeronimo Yanez, a police officer in the suburb of St. Anthony,shot and killed Castile, who was black, during a traffic stop. Castiles girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, was in the car with him and filmed the aftermath of the shooting. Yanez was found not guilty ofseveral chargesFriday, including manslaughter. My boyfriend, Philando Castile, was pulled over because, per officer Yanez, he had a wide nose and looked like a suspect, Reynolds said,…


Japan Passes Law Allowing Emperor Akihito To Abdicate

June 10, 2017

Akihito, 83, who has had heart surgery and treatment for prostate cancer, said in rare public remarks last year he feared age might make it hard for him to continue to fulfill his duties. POOL New / Reuters The soft-spoken Akihito, the first Japanese emperor who was never considered divine, has worked for decades at home and abroad to soothe the wounds of World War Two, fought in his father…


Journalist Arrested During D.C. Protest Faces 75 Years In Prison

June 7, 2017

Cant, who says he was working as a journalist at the time, was one of 230 people arrested during violent demonstrations held Jan. 20 as President Donald Trump was sworn into office. Six other journalists were among those detained by authorities, all of whom have since hadcharges against them dropped. Aaron is an experienced journalist who disclosed this pending case during the hiring process, said Julie Ann Grimm, editor and…


Gulf States In Diplomatic Crisis As Multiple Countries Cut Ties With Qatar

June 6, 2017

The coordinated move dramatically escalates a dispute over Qatars support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the worlds oldest Islamist movement, and adds accusations that Doha even backs the agenda of regional arch-rival Iran. Economic disturbances loomed immediately, as Abu Dhabis state-owned Etihad Airways said it would suspend all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning until further notice. (Qatar) embraces multiple terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at disturbing stability in…


Scott Pelley Reportedly Axed From ‘CBS Evening News’

May 31, 2017

The New York Post, which broke the story on Tuesday evening, saidPelley will remain with the networkat 60 Minutes. There is no word yet on who will replace him, but CBS Money is reporting that senior national correspondent Anthony Mason will likely fill infor now. Scott has it all. He has the experience, the credibility and he is among the very best reporters ever to work at CBS News, Jeff…


Trump Declares Victory, Heads Home To Face More Russia Scandal

I think we hit a home run no matter where we are, Trump said in a speech at the Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily. A very proud nation salutes you, he said. You are the metal spine forged out of the fire of American strength. Of the arms sales, he said he had agreed to massive economic development deals, the likes of which there has never been, that will…

May 28, 2017

News anchor tracks down meteorologist’s lost earring live on-air

Reporters don’t just broadcast the news sometimes they happen to make the news via on-air bloopers. And when they do, well, we relish in the hilarious results. 6ABC meteorologist Cecily Tynan suffered a minor wardrobe malfunction when her earring popped off while reporting the weather. Although she was a bit rattled because she “really liked that earring,” she continued the broadcast like a seasoned champ. SEE ALSO: These news anchors’…

May 25, 2017

Oklahoma Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

Jurorsdeliberated for nine hours before acquitting the officer, 42-year-old Betty Shelby. Shelby was responding to an unrelated callon Sept. 16, 2016, when she approached Crutchers vehicle. According to CNN, Shelby said she fired at Crutcher, 40, because he reached into his car. The Tulsa Police Department claimed that Crutcher failed to comply with orders from Shelby and the other officers who were on the scene. Videos of the incident, which…

May 18, 2017

Trump Fired The FBI Chief. Now An FBI Veteran Is Hired To Probe The Trump Team

The newly named special counsel, Robert Mueller, was James Comeys predecessor as FBI director. He and Comey drew widespread attention, and admiration, in an infamousshowdown during the George W. Bush administration. Mueller was the longest-serving head of the bureau since J. Edgar Hoover, holding the position for 12 years. The 2001 George W. Bush appointee was set to step down in 2011 but was asked to stay on by President…

May 18, 2017