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Special ops shoot down Brennan and his defenders: ‘You put your politics before us’

Aug 17, 2018 — Fox News

John Brennan rallied numerous high-powered defenders to his corner over his security clearance clash with President Trump, but some well-known special ops heroes are firing back suggesting the former CIA director got what he deserves.

Kris “Tanto” Paronto, a former Army Ranger and private security contractor who was part of the CIA team that fought back during the 2012 Benghazi terror attack, accused Brennan of putting his “politics” before those in the field. —More….




Judge in Manafort trial says he’s been threatened over case

Aug 17, 2018 — Fox News

The judge in Paul Manafort’s fraud trial revealed Friday he has received threats over the case and now travels with U.S. Marshals, as he turned back a media request to release juror information.

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III, in rejecting the motion, argued that he’s confident the jurors would be threatened as well if their information were to be made public. —More….


Trump says Cuomo ‘having a total meltdown’ after gov’s remark that America ‘was never that great’

Aug 16, 2018 — Fox News

President Trump fired back at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Wednesday, saying the Democrat was having “a total meltdown” after he declared at an earlier bill-signing that America “was never that great.”

The Democrat made the seemingly off-hand comment as part of his rebuke of President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan during the event in New York. But the line drew gasps from the crowd.—More…




Army veteran mom of 2 dies after being struck by car while trying to protect her kids, officials say

Aug 15, 2018 — Fox News

A Texas mother was killed Monday when she was struck by a vehicle while trying to protect three children—including two of her own—on the first day of school, officials said.

Kharisma Ashlee James, who was an Iraq War veteran and a nurse, died in the tragic accident in the parking lot of Tippin Elementary School, El Paso Times reported. The 33-year-old was picking up her two children, ages 6 and 7, when a vehicle began accelerating toward them. James jumped in front of her two children and a 10-year-old, officials said.—More…




Trump revokes security clearance for former CIA director John Brennan

Aug 15, 2018 — Fox News

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced that former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance would be revoked.

Sanders read from a statement from President Trump about revoking his clearance.—More…


Watch: Omarosa’s Trump tape story unravels, as more officials challenge ‘N-word’ claim

Aug 14, 2018 — Fox News

Omarosa Manigault Newman’s claims about a recording of President Trump using the “N-word” are being disputed by an ever-growing list of current and former officials, calling into question a key passage in her newly released political tell-all.

Manigault Newman’s claims first surfaced this week in a media blitz to promote the book, “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House,” which hit the shelves Tuesday. In interviews and the book, she claimed she confirmed rumors of an old tape from “The Apprentice” in which Trump used the racial slur. —More….




Watch: Omarosa’s Trump tape story unravels, as more officials challenge ‘N-word’ claim

Aug 14, 2018 — Fox News

Omarosa Manigault Newman’s claims about a recording of President Trump using the “N-word” are being disputed by an ever-growing list of current and former officials, calling into question a key passage in her newly released political tell-all.

Manigault Newman’s claims first surfaced this week in a media blitz to promote the book, “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House,” which hit the shelves Tuesday. In interviews and the book, she claimed she confirmed rumors of an old tape from “The Apprentice” in which Trump used the racial slur. —More….




WATCH:  Red tide crisis: The science behind the toxic algal bloom on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Aug 14, 2018 — Fox News

Florida’s red tide, which was declared an emergency by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday, has been devastating marine life on Florida’s Gulf Coast this summer. Beaches have been littered with dead sea life as a result of the naturally occurring toxic algae.

“A red tide, or harmful algal bloom, is a higher-than-normal concentration of a microscopic alga (plantlike organism),” explains the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, in a statement. “In Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, the species that causes most red tides is Karenia brevis, often abbreviated as K. brevis. To distinguish K. brevis blooms from red tides caused by other species of algae, researchers in Florida call the former the ‘Florida red tide’.”—More….




Trump campaign files complaint against Omarosa, says she breached confidentiality agreement

Aug 14, 2018 — Fox News

The Trump campaign has filed a formal complaint against Omarosa Manigault Newman saying she breached a confidentiality agreement signed in 2016, in response to her newly released book and promotional tour.

“Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. has filed an arbitration against Omarosa Manigault Newman, with the American Arbitration Association in New York City, for breach of her 2016 confidentiality agreement with the Trump Campaign,” a Trump campaign official told Fox News in a statement on Tuesday.—More….




Italian bridge collapses in Genoa, killing at least 22, official says

Aug 14, 2018 — Fox News

Nearly two dozen people—including a child—were killed when a raised highway in Genoa crumbled during a sudden and violent storm, sending several vehicles plunging to the ground as rescuers desperately searched for survivors.

Italian transport official said 22 people were killed and eight others were injured. The transport minister Danilo Toninelli said earlier the collapse was likely “an enormous tragedy.”—More…



 


Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok sets up anti-Trump Twitter account, GoFundMe page seeking $150G

Aug 13, 2018 — Fox News

Fired FBI agent Peter Strzok took his anti-Trump rhetoric public on Monday, setting up a Twitter account and a GoFundMe page seeking to raise $150,000 to cover his “legal costs and lost income.”

Strzok, who played a lead role in both the Russian meddling and Hillary Clinton email probes but became a political lightning rod after the revelation of anti-Trump text messages, wasted no time blasting the administration and House Republicans in his new social media account.—More….




Police officers test new restraint technology

Aug 13, 2018 — Fox News

Police officers in Illinois are testing a new restraint weapon designed for situations where deadly force is not warranted.

In the gun range at the Buffalo Grove Police Department, officers from several suburban police departments were testing the new technology, known as the “BolaWrap.”—More…




FBI fires Peter Strzok, months after anti-Trump texts revealed

Aug 13, 2018 — Fox News

FBI official Peter Strzok, who played a lead role in both the Russian meddling and Hillary Clinton email probes but became a political lightning rod after the revelation of anti-Trump text messages, has been fired.

Strzok attorney Aitan Goelman said in a statement that his client, a 21-year FBI veteran, was fired Friday afternoon, claiming this was a departure from standard practice. Goelman said the bureau’s deputy director “overruled” the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility.—More….




Pro-gay church plans to build worship space/brewery, donate profits to Planned Parenthood

Aug 13, 2018 — Fox News

A building in Santa Cruz, Calif., is being converted into a worship space and public brewery by a pro-gay church that plans to donate some of its beer proceeds to Planned Parenthood, according to reports.

Members of the Greater Purpose Community Church now meet on Sundays at a food lounge to pray, listen and drink beer, KNTV reports.—More…


Hungary’s populist government abolishes gender studies courses

Aug 12, 2018 — Fox News

Hungary’s populist government is stopping universities from offering courses in gender studies, saying there is no need for graduates in the labor market and they take taxpayer money away from other programs.

The move, announced this week, comes after Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government won a comfortable majority in April after an election focused primarily on immigration. Since then his Fidesz Party has been implementing key parts of its election manifesto.—More…


‘A Slap in the Face’: FL Police Unions Urge Miami Dolphins Boycott After Anthem Protests

Aug 12, 2018 — Fox News

Two police unions in Florida are taking a stand against the Miami Dolphins over national anthem protests.

NFL players continued to protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Thursday night as the league began the first full week of its 2018 preseason.—More…


‘Unite the Right’ march triggers tension, Antifa clashes, hundreds of counterprotesters

Aug 12, 2018 — Fox News

Hundreds of counterprotesters, including Antifa, confronted a group of white-nationalist demonstrators Sunday at the so-called “Unite the Right II” march toward the White House—and many pushed back as officers tried to clear the area in the evening, triggering scuffles.

A passing thunderstorm forced the far-right demonstrators to break down their rally stage in Lafayette Park near the White House prematurely, but as police escorted them from the area, reports of Antifa resistence emerged. Some 200 anti-fascists, many of them wearing black masks, confronted police about a half-mile from the White House as officers shoved them back, The Associated Press reported.—More….




DNC co-chair, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend

Aug 12, 2018 — Fox News

The co-chair of the Democratic National Committee, Rep. Keith Ellison, was accused of emotional and physical abuse by an ex-girlfriend who said: “You know you did that to me.”

Ellison responded to the allegations Sunday, issuing a brief statement that said, “I never behaved in this way.”—More…


Mysterious dog disease hits Virginia city: ‘There’s an epidemic underway’

Aug 12, 2018 — Fox News

Veterinarians in Virginia are warning pet owners to be on the lookout for a mysterious disease — similar to whooping cough — spreading among canines in the Charlottesville area.

The Autumn Trails Veterinary Center in Charlottesville told CBS 19 they’ve treated roughly 22 dogs for the unknown disease in the past week. Concerned, the veterinary clinic contacted other practices in the area to see if they were noticing a similar trend.—More…




Dying California groundskeeper awarded $289 million after jury finds popular weed killer caused canc

Aug 11, 2018 — Fox News

A California man dying of cancer was awarded $289 million after a jury ruled that a popular weed killer product gave him cancer.

DeWayne Johnson, a groundskeeper at a San Francisco Bay Area school district, sprayed large quantities of the product, sold under the brand name Roundup, from a 50-gallon tank attached to a truck during gusty winds. He said the product would often cover his face, and one time, when a hose broke, his whole body was covered.—More…