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Recall how Wile E. Coyote would constantly run over the brink of a cliff in the Road Runner cartoon, only to tumble when he looked down and realized the earth was no longer beneath his feet. For investors in Trump Media & Technology Group, the embattled owner of Truth...
As part of continuous attempts by US and Chinese officials to ease tensions between the two countries, President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping spoke over the phone on Tuesday. This was their first call since their historic in-person summit in November. The contact was made during severe worldwide unrest;...
Tens of millions of people in the eastern part of Ohio Valley are at risk of severe thunderstorms that might produce deadly tornadoes, strong wind gusts, and hail, which is increasing the likelihood of a severe weather outbreak. The Storm Prediction Centre issued a warning Tuesday morning, stating that...
Evidence that a Russian military assassination unit may be behind the mystery health illness known as "Havana syndrome," which has afflicted American government officials and diplomats, has been uncovered by a joint media inquiry. Why this matters "60 Minutes" reported that the results of its five-year investigation with The...
Mike Johnson plotted with a crucial - and maybe unexpected - source a few days after a far-right member placed his speakership on notice: fiery GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, the mastermind of the previous attempt to unseat a speaker. Sources familiar with the conversation claim that during...
Recent events in Russia have revealed a concerning trend within the country's political landscape, signaling a descent into darker and more vengeful territory. The succession of grim developments includes the tragic death of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, allegations of election rigging, and President Vladimir Putin's unwavering pursuit of the...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to cancel a planned delegation to Washington, requested by President Joe Biden, marks a significant deterioration in the relationship between the two leaders. The cancellation came after the US abstained from a United Nations Security Council vote on a ceasefire resolution in Gaza,...
In a whirlwind 60 minutes in New York, Donald Trump managed to avert a personal and financial crisis but found himself dangerously close to a significant fall from grace. Initially, things seemed to be going Trump's way on Monday. A court ruling significantly reduced the amount he needed to secure...
British actor Hugh Grant recently disclosed contemplating a venture into politics, only to be deterred by the harsh realities faced by politicians. Grant, known for his roles in political dramas, including the miniseries "The Regime," expressed his musings during an interview with Entertainment Weekly. Reflecting on the challenges of...
The Senate Republican candidate sponsored by Donald Trump, Bernie Moreno, who emerged victorious in an intense primary contest in Ohio last week, remained mum when asked if he thought the former president was cheated out of the 2020 election. "Oh my god, are we discussing that? As he was leaving...
Mike Johnson's speakership might be saved by House Democrats, but first he needs to lay out a plan for authorizing aid to Ukraine, various Democratic sources told CNN. Democrats would vote in masse to keep Johnson in the office if he said he would accept the Senate's $95 billion...
The first criminal trial for Donald Trump was scheduled to start on Monday. Rather, his attorneys will have the opportunity to plead for a protracted delay or possibly the dropping of the accusations. In order to address the discovery concerns that caused the trial on charges connected to hush money...
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is furious about Donald Trump's candidacy and the party's current course, and she won't rule out leaving the GOP. The seasoned Alaskan Republican, who is done with the outgoing president and declared she "absolutely" would not vote for him, was one of seven Republicans who voted...
The US House Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be dissolved, according to an announcement by its director, Sesha Joi Moon, as part of the government spending bill that was passed on Friday. Moon stated to CNN that her department will be succeeded by the Office of Talent Management...
Former New York Representative George Santos made a significant announcement on Friday, revealing his departure from the Republican Party. Despite facing multiple federal charges and having been expelled from the House last year, Santos expressed his decision to continue his congressional bid as an independent candidate. In a social media...
GOP Representative Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin has announced his early resignation from Congress, dealing another blow to Speaker Mike Johnson and the already slim Republican majority. Confirming his resignation effective April 19, Gallagher cited family conversations leading to his decision but did not specify a reason. Navigating a Narrow Majority...
GOP Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia has initiated a motion to remove Mike Johnson from the speakership, citing dissatisfaction with the government funding bill from the House Republican Conference’s right wing. The motion, the most aggressive challenge to Johnson's leadership yet, signals a growing dissent from the conservative...
In the early hours of Saturday morning, the Senate successfully passed a crucial government funding package, sidestepping the looming threat of a partial shutdown. This development brings an end to a prolonged battle that has gripped both sides of Capitol Hill for months. The legislation now heads to President...
The Department of Education disclosed on Friday a vendor's miscalculation affecting hundreds of thousands of financial aid applications, potentially prolonging the processing of aid awards and causing uncertainties for students planning their college choices for the upcoming year, cautioned financial aid experts. The latest setback compounds the challenges of this...
Republicans are divided over the idea of raising the retirement age for Social Security, sparking an internal battle within the party. Some conservatives advocate for reforms to reduce Social Security spending, proposing a gradual increase in the retirement age. They argue that this adjustment would not cut benefits and...