Federal judge in Hawaii expands block on Trump travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, who stopped the ban from taking effect this week, on Friday converted his temporary restraining order to a preliminary injunction.Watson’s ruling, issued in Honolulu, applies

Trump: ISIS’ end “is in sight’ after recapture of Raqqa

US-led forces scored a “critical breakthrough” by liberating the northern Syria city of Raqqa from ISIS terrorists, President Trump said Saturday.“The end of the ISIS caliphate is in sight,” Trump said in a statement. “We have made, alongside our coalition partners, more progress against these evil terrorists in the past

The Democrats should be terrified by this governor’s race

WINCHESTER, VA. — The melodic sounds of a street musician’s trumpet echo through every corner of this old Virginia town as locals shop or make their way to lunch. Daren Johnson has been blowing his horn at the pedestrian mall in the shadow of the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum

What’s inside the secret JFK assassination files?

Secret government documents to be released this week likely contain new details about what the CIA knew about Lee Harvey Oswald before he murdered President John F. Kennedy, assassination experts say.President Trump tweeted Saturday that he’ll allow the release of the documents, “subject to the receipt of further information.”Federal law

Melania Trump’s East Wing costs way less than Michelle Obama’s

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Hillary Clinton unveils painful injury on Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show: Hillary Clinton is appearing on the programme [BBC/BBC America YouTube]On the episode of The Graham Norton Show, the host is joined by Hillary Clinton, Jeff Goldblum, Gerard Butler and Jack Whitehall.However, during the programme, Hillary unveils and reveals her painful injury.The former First Lady wears a surgical boot on Graham's sofa

Widow of fallen soldier releases phone call with Trump

The widow of a fallen soldier has released a recording of her call with President Trump — and she says he did a great job as consoler-in-chief.“At that moment when my world was upside down and me and my kids didn’t know which way we were going, it felt like

Congresswoman bashes John Kelly for using “racist term’

The Florida lawmaker who blasted President Trump over his phone call to a Gold Star widow tore into White House chief of staff John Kelly on Friday, branding his “empty barrel” comments about her as “racist.”“That’s a racist term — thinking about that, we looked it up in the dictionary because

British politicians slam Trump for UK terror tweet

President Trump tweeted Friday about rising crime rates in the UK “amid spread of Radical Islam terror” – drawing sharp rebuke from one of America’s closest allies.“Just out report: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.’ not good, we must keep America safe!” Trump wrote.The

Trump’s “Renoir’ painting is a fake: museum

President Trump insists he owns a real Renoir painting — but a Chicago museum says the version he has isn’t the real deal.The Art Institute of Chicago said it owns the authentic version of the “Two Sisters (On the Terrace)” painting by French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir and that it’s been

Kelly defends Trump’s call to Gold Star widow

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, who lost his marine lieutenant son in Afghanistan, on Thursday gave a powerful defense of President Trump’s handling of a call to a Gold Star widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in Niger.“There’s no perfect way to make that

Bush takes veiled swipe at Trump: Bigotry seems emboldened

Ex-President George W. Bush took a veiled swipe at President Trump on Thursday and urged Americans to fight to maintain their democratic values.“Bigotry seems emboldened. Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” Bush warned in remarks at the Bush Institute’s Spirit of Liberty event in New

Sheriff Joe Arpaio returns favor for Trump pardon

Joe Arpaio, the polarizing ex-Arizona sheriff who was pardoned by President Trump after a contempt of court conviction, will return the favor Thursday when he stumps for a GOP candidate challenging one of the president’s most outspoken arch-enemies.Arpaio will speak at Trump’s National Golf Course in Los Angeles in support

Top GOP senators push Trump to back health care bill

A pair of top Republican senators said Thursday they had pressed President Trump to get on board with a bipartisan deal to stabilize health insurance markets.Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, who cut the deal with Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, made an urgent

Governor of Puerto Rico wants “equal treatment’ from Trump

The governor of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico said he’ll tell President Trump when he meets with him later Thursday that “we need equal treatment” like other US citizens who are recovering from the destruction of recent storms.“Recognizing that we’re in this together – US citizens in Texas, US citizens in Florida,

Trump suggests Russia, FBI and Dems funded “Fake Dossier’

President Trump in a tweet on Thursday questioned who bankrolled a controversial dossier that contains unsubstantiated claims about his connection to Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign. ​ “​Workers of firm involved with the discredited and Fake Dossier take the 5th. Who paid for it, Russia, the FBI or the Dems

Why the “Fake Melania’ conspiracy theories won’t die

Is this a case of a bogus FLOTUS?First Lady Melania Trump has been caught up in a nutty internet frenzy that makes the intrigue over the Russian conspiracy theories seem tame by comparison.Bizarre speculation about a Melania body double has taken off faster than you can say “fake news” thanks

Trump selects antitrust lawyer to head FTC

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has selected Joseph Simons, an antitrust attorney from a Washington law firm, to head the Federal Trade Commission, a White House official said on Wednesday.Trump is expected to nominate Simons to the agency, along with Noah Phillips and Rohit Chopra to be FTC commissioners, the

Trump to meet with Puerto Rican governor in the Oval Office

President Trump will meet with the governor of Puerto Rico at The White House on Thursday as the US territory struggles to recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.Trump will welcome Governor Ricardo Rosselló for a meeting in the Oval Office, according to a schedule released by administration.“We will be

Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer promises a “smoking gun’NFL owners stop short of making rule to stand for national anthem

Colin Kaepernick is on the hunt for a job and a smoking gun.The free-agent quarterback’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, said Tuesday he believes incriminating evidence that proves the NFL has blackballed his client exists.Confirming collusion, which Kaepernick is alleging, is notoriously difficult, but his lawyer does not sound discouraged, even if he

Judge might throw out emolument clause lawsuit against Trump

A Manhattan federal judge suggested he could toss a lawsuit accusing President Trump of violating the Constitution by accepting money from foreign governments through his vast business interests, saying that it’s a problem for Congress and not the courts.“Clearly the Constitution was written so that Congress would make the determination,”

Mnuchin warns stocks will crash if tax reform doesn’t pass

If Trump’s tax plan doesn’t pass, your 401(k) could get punished.That’s the warning from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who predicted Wednesday that the stock market will crash if Congress doesn’t pass a deal to lower taxes for corporations.“There is no question that the rally in the stock market has based

Trump stiffed Gold Star dad after promising him $25K check

The grieving dad of an Army corporal killed in Afghanistan said that President Trump promised to send him a personal check for $25,000 — but never followed through, a report said Wednesday.Chris Baldridge, the father of 22-year-old Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge, told The Washington Post that Trump called him at