Mark Santiago

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Still Glad You Voted Trump? At CPAC, Conservatives Had an Answer

OXON HILL, Md. — Conservatives have committed to memory the Trump achievements that they can recite when that inevitable, needling question comes up: Are you still glad you voted for him?<p>A $1.5 trillion tax cut. Sweeping deregulation. Increased military spending. Conservative judges.<p>At the …

White homeowner who complained of ‘hoodlums’ found guilty of murdering unarmed black man

In a case that drew comparisons to the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, a white North Carolina man was found guilty of murder Thursday for gunning down an unarmed 20-year-old black man after complaining about “hoodlums” outside his house.<p>A jury in Wake County, …

Crime

Lawyer for Susan Rice: Obama administration 'justifiably concerned' about sharing intel with Trump team

A lawyer for President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, told Congress late Friday that the outgoing administration was fearful of sharing classified intelligence with members of the incoming Trump team, especially Rice’s successor, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn.<p>In a letter to …

Donald Trump stokes a totally false idea on the 2nd Amendment in CPAC speech

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump spent the last two days insisting that he was ready to find compromise on gun control measures in the wake of the murders of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last week.<p>He expressed support for expanded background checks and for …

Second Amendment

Snapchat founder Spiegel earned $638m in 2017

Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and chief executive of Snapchat, was awarded a $638m (£458m) payout for 2017, a sum which is likely to make him among the best paid US executives for the year.<p>It comes after he received a $636.6m stock award when Snap went public last year, and despite him having …

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What Donald Trump's quote on Billy Graham tells you about Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Wednesday morning, legendary pastor Billy Graham passed away at the age of 99 at his family home in North Carolina. Encomiums from politicians -- many of whom Graham had known personally -- began pouring in almost immediately.<p>Here are five from well-known Republican …

Donald Trump

Mexico says NAFTA rules of origin for autos will change

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Thursday that the country had to be realistic about the rules of origin for automobiles under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying that the current level will change.<p>FILE PHOTO: Mexico's Economy Minister …

Mexico

Some GOP lawmakers question Trump's claim of vindication from memo

President Trump's claim of exoneration in the Russia investigation was undercut Sunday by several Republican lawmakers, including one who helped draft a controversial memo the president has embraced, alleging the FBI abused its surveillance powers.<p>Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina said in an …

Bitcoin is tanking on Super Bowl Sunday – here’s what happened

In just a few hours, the Patriots will take on the Eagles in Minnesota, but football fans who are also crypto traders will have something else on …

Carnival spectator injured in Eppingen 'Fasnacht' procession

A spectator at a Fasnacht or carnival parade in southern Germany fell into a cauldron of hot water, severely injuring herself. The town's mayor said …

The Great Coal Mining Jobs Boom Has Been Postponed

President Donald Trump talked a lot about coal mining during his campaign, and he has kept talking about it since. "We have ended the war on clean coal," he declared in his State of the Union address just this week. I'd take issue with the phrase "clean coal" (more on that later), but it is …

Fossil Fuels

Homeland Security secretary says she doesn’t recall Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Sunday she doesn’t recall President Donald Trump’s reported comments about immigration from “shithole” countries during a White House meeting last week.<p>“I don’t recall him saying that exact phrase,” Nielsen, who attended Thursday's meeting at the …

Donald Trump

People Are Upset Over Dave Chappelle’s Jokes About Louis C.K.’s Accusers In His Netflix Stand-Up Special

It really wouldn’t be a new year without some form of controversial outrage to debate online. The culprit this time seems to be Dave Chappelle and his second Netflix special released on New Year’s Eve. <i>The Bird Revelation</i> opens with Chappelle saying the funniest things to say are mean and his take …

'Nigerian prince' scammer was 67-year-old from Louisiana, police say

SLIDELL, La. — A 67-year-old Louisiana man swindled people out of thousands of dollars as a middleman in a "Nigerian prince" internet scam, according to police.<p>Michael Neu, of Slidell, Louisiana, is facing 269 counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering.<p>The scam involves getting an email …

Personal Information

Trump slams Pakistan for 'lies & deceit' in New Year's tweet

ISLAMABAD (AP) — President Donald Trump slammed Pakistan for 'lies & deceit' in a New Year's Day tweet that said Islamabad had played U.S. leaders for 'fools.'<p>'No more,' Trump tweeted.<p>Trump in his tweet said the U.S. had given Pakistan $33 billion in the last 15 years, yet Afghanistan and the U.S. …

North Korea says it will ‘make the US bitterly regret its strategy'

President Trump’s new national security strategy unveiled this week has been condemned by North Korea as a “criminal document” that is “nothing but the proclamation of aggression aimed at holding sway over the world,” according to reports.<p>“The international society should remain vigilant against …

Trump Is Sabotaging Obamacare

Donald Trump has created a rare hat trick of bad public policy. His latest move to kneecap Obamacare will raise premiums, throw at least a million …

NBA championship 2018 odds: Warriors clear betting favorites to begin season over Cavaliers

The rest of the NBA will be chasing the Golden State Warriors in their quest for another NBA title this season.<p>The Golden State Warriors cruised through the NBA playoffs last season with a 16-1 straight-up and 11-5-1 against-the-spread record. With the team's "big four" still intact, the Warriors …

Trump's MAGA loyalists aren't going anywhere

<b>(CNN) —</b> The media organs that have so steadfastly supported Donald Trump, from the golden escalator to the White House, are turning.<p>Hard-right commentators like Laura Ingraham are baffled, angry. And Rep. Steve King, the outspoken nativist Republican from Iowa has all but declared Trump's …