Albert Pratts

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Cynthia Nixon: The state of our union is up to us

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Donald Trump presents his State of the Union address this week, it will be because the Constitution requires the President to give recommendations on measures he deems "necessary." Well, I propose a twist on that tradition: how about the people of this country give him <i>their</i> …

CNN

The Best Tax Software

We tried five online tax-preparation services in early 2017 and prepared nearly three dozen returns for five fictional filers—plus a few …

Personal Finance

House Intelligence Committee votes to release controversial GOP surveillance memo

The Republican-led House Intelligence Committee voted Monday to invoke a obscure congressional rule to force the release a classified memo written by …

Donald Trump

And the award for most sexist, misogynist bunch of vile hypocrites goes to… the Grammys!

There was no doubting the highlight of last night’s Grammys.<p>It came when Kesha gave an emotional performance of her single “Praying”, about the …

Number of Children Fighting for ISIS, Terror Groups Skyrockets

The number of children fighting on behalf of ISIS has skyrocketed in the past years, with hundreds having been found on the battlefield and others …

Trump's Draft Amnesty: Citizenship for Illegal Alien Population Six Times the Size of Obama's DACA

President Trump’s amnesty plan would potentially give a pathway to U.S. citizenship to an illegal alien population that is roughly six times the …

Immigration

'Music's biggest night?' The 2018 Grammys were an out-of-touch embarrassment

Another year. Another Grammys. Another telecast that extinguished fans’ hopes of a forward-thinking awards show, in favor of a night that celebrated men, pop music, and not much else.<p>Several months ago, we celebrated the Grammy nominees’ slate for its impressive diversity, with its major categories …

Kendrick Lamar

It’s Trump’s Economy Now

If you can, put aside for a moment your opinion of Donald Trump’s words and actions and let’s be perfectly honest: One year into his presidency, could the economy be any rosier?<p>The economy grew at a rate of about 3 percent in the last three quarters, something that economists said was very unlikely …

Economy

The real Women’s March: German women will protest against migrant violence on Sunday

After an explosion of migrant violence, a lot of Germans are done with it and have started protesting.<p>Last weekend a group of 2,500 people protested …

North Africa

Fears over terror and migration lead to increase in firearms in the Czech Republic

Police say the possession of firearms has risen in the Czech Republic last year.<p>In 2017, the number of firearms permits increased to 303,000. That is …

Guns

The Netherlands deports native Dutch man instead of criminal immigrants

While the Dutch government cannot deport criminal North African asylum seekers, it does know how to deport native Dutch.<p>The 59-year-old Urho Engels, …

Europe

Angela Merkel: Theresa May never tells me what she wants from Brexit

Angela Merkel has mocked Theresa May’s Brexit negotiating tactics, saying the two leaders end up going round in circles because Mrs May never says what she wants.<p>The German Chancellor said that whenever she asks the Prime Minister what she wants from the EU, she always replies: “Make me an …

United Kingdom

Donald Trump says UK should take ‘tougher stand’ on Brexit

Donald Trump said the U.K. should take a “tougher stand” in the Brexit talks and that the EU is “not cracked up to what it’s supposed to be.”In a TV …

Donald Trump

PM defends Poland’s stance on migration, court reforms

PR dla Zagranicy<p>Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has defended his government’s stance on migration, saying Poland is committed to helping refugees …

Europe

EU in trouble? Now seven countries are anti-immigration, as Croatia joins the fray

Croatia’s minister of the interior, Davor Božinović, said the country accepted 40 migrants under the EU’s relocation program last year. He also spoke …

North Africa

Anti-immigration and Islamisation candidate wins Czech presidential election

Czech President Miloš Zeman has won a second five-year term in office, following a tight run-off vote against his rival Jiri Drahos.<p>According to the …

Hinduism

'Antifa activists' attack 71-year-old FVD party candidate in the Netherlands

A candidate of the Dutch party Forum voor Democractie (FVD), has been attacked while campaigning in Amsterdam.<p>The 71-year-old man is a candidate for …

Europe

Migrants in Italy will be taught they shouldn't beat women when they say no

<b>Modena, the cooperative “Red Lion” had the fantastic idea to start a courtship course for migrants, teaching them how to behave with Italian women</b> …

Italy

The Week: The Constitution is 'an outdated, malfunctioning piece of junk'

We’re well aware there are headlines out there that are nothing but click-bait, and we were almost certain this was one of them. The Constitution is …

Libertarian Party

Farage: Businesses Will Invest In U.S. Despite Globalists Mocking 'America First' » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>The globalists may mock President Trump’s Davos speech but businesses will still invest in America anyway, says UKIP leader Nigel Farage.</b><p>The Brexit …

Hillary Clinton praises 'activist b----es supporting b----es' in online video

2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton praised “activist b----es supporting b----es” in a video shared on Twitter Friday night.<p>The video, shared by HuffPo commentator Alex Mohajer, showed Clinton thanking “everyone” for their feminism, activism, and encouraging supporters to keep up their “really …

Government

Sean Hannity's Twitter briefly disappears after mysterious 'Form Submission 1649' tweet

The Twitter account for conservative TV host Sean Hannity had disappeared for a few hours, and the conspiracy theories quickly were flowing.<p>After the Fox News star's verified account posted a message that said "Form Submission 1649," page visitors on Saturday said they were getting a "Sorry, that …

Donald Trump

Eminem won't stop criticizing Trump: 'If I did lose half my fan base, then so be it'

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Eminem unleashed on President Donald Trump at the BET Hip Hop Awards awhile back, he did something that few musicians have done before: He directed his ire toward his own fans, some of whom are Trump supporters.<p>And since then, the Detroit rapper said, he has no regrets.<p>Eminem unleashes …

CNN

Gov. Scott removes Hallandale Mayor Joy Cooper after her arrest

Mayor Joy Cooper, who is facing three felony charges after being snared in an undercover FBI sting, was removed from office Friday by Gov. Rick Scott.<p>…

Corruption

Dow jumps 224 points Friday, extends 2018 gain to 7.7%

The Dow jumped more than 220 points on Friday to cap off another week with a fresh record high in the stock market.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average continued its surge to kick off 2018, rallying nearly 545 points this week to extend its year-to-date gain to 7.7%. The Dow, which has posted 11 record …

Stock Markets

Cuomo says East Coast states will sue feds, looking to thwart key piece of tax overhaul

New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that a coalition of East Coast states will sue the federal government over the Trump-signed tax overhaul, in the latest bid to undermine the law that Republicans have cheered.<p>The states -- New York, New Jersey and Connecticut -- appear to be …

Chris Christie

The U.S. Is About to Get Real Cold Again. Blame It on Global Warming

Because the world is getting warmer, it’s getting colder, too.<p>Crazy as that sounds, there’s an explanation in the northernmost corner of the the …

Global Warming

Trump Promotes the U.S. as ‘Open for Business’ in Davos Speech

U.S. president’s ‘America First’ message has evoked skepticism at festival of globalization<p>DAVOS, Switzerland—President Donald Trump told a gathering of government and business leaders that “ ‘America First’ does not mean America alone,” striking a largely conciliatory tone after what have at times …

Donald Trump

An affair with Trump? Nikki Haley on ‘disgusting’ rumors and her rise to a top foreign policy role

The former anti-Trump governor became one of the president’s favorite officials, giving her rare standing on the global stage. The U.N. ambassador explains how in POLITICO’s Women Rule podcast.<p><i>Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>NEW YORK — Nikki Haley …

Republican Party

Dems Panic After Issa Retirement

Democrats got what they wanted when Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) announced plans to retire earlier this month, but the group of liberal activists …