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John Stossel: New York City locks up people for carrying guns legally licensed by other states

Have a gun license? Plan to bring your gun to my hometown? Don't.<p>Mean New York authorities will make your life miserable.<p>Patricia Jordan and her daughter flew here from her home state of Georgia. She wanted her gun nearby for protection.<p>Jordan obeyed all the Transportation Security Administration's …

There’s another bombshell development in the Russia investigation — here’s what we know

FBI agents raided the home of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort on July 26 — just one day after Manafort was voluntarily interviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.<p>Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, confirmed the raid happened last month …

GOP efforts to stabilize Obamacare markets might come too late

Insurers have warned for months that they need certainty from Washington in order to decide where they will sell Obamacare plans and how much to charge.<p>Republicans now say they want to stabilize the distressed Obamacare markets for 2018, but it may be too late.<p>Insurers have warned for months that …

Chicago to sue DOJ over sanctuary cities policy

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city plans to sue the U.S. Department of Justice over President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, specifically over the so-called sanctuary cities program.<p>Emanuel made the disclosure Friday, while being interviewed for a Chicago radio program. The full …

Mayor of disappearing island faces Al Gore and shuts down global warming claim

James “Ooker” Eskridge is the mayor of a town on an island disappearing in the Chesapeake Bay, but rather than see it as evidence of global warming, he used it to shut down Al Gore’s narrative that the seas are rising because of climate change.<p>Eskridge faced the climate warming alarmist during a …

New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight

When she was health commissioner of Georgia, the state with one of the highest rates of child obesity, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald faced two enormous challenges: How to get children to slim down and how to pay for it.<p>Her answer to the first was Power Up for 30, a program pushing schools to give children …

Public Health

Ilie Nastase Banned From Tennis 4 Years for Serena Slur

Ilie Nastase was banned from tennis by the International Tennis Federation for four years after making allegedly racially insensitive comments about …

Watch the nostalgic trailer for Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'

After no shortage of hype, Warner Bros. is finally ready to show what Steven Spielberg's take on <i>Ready Player One</i> is all about. The studio has released the first trailer for the adaptation of Ernest Cline's novel, and it's clear that the flick is playing up not just the book's disjunction between a …

Feds foil plans for ISIS-inspired attack ‘ten times’ worse than Boston bombing

An American-born citizen was arrested Friday for allegedly plotting an ISIS style President’s Day attack “ten times” worse than the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260 others.<p>Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr., 25, of Columbia, Missouri, was taken into …

Dow Sets Longest Record Streak Since '87 as Investors See Little Risk to Rally

Just two months in, it’s been a blockbuster year for U.S. investors.<p>With the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s slight Wednesday gains, the blue-chip index booked its ninth-straight record-setting day to mark a winning streak not seen since 1987, when the Dow saw 12 sessions in a row of all-time highs, …

School forced two students to remove US flags from trucks. Here’s what fellow students do next day.

Things got rolling, oddly enough, on Presidents Day.<p>Daniel Nunnally Jr. told WRIC-TV that he was in his weight-training class Monday at Dinwiddie (Virginia) High School when the “assistant principal came in and pulled me out of class and told me that I had to go outside to take both flags off my …

Trump to press: ‘I didn’t come along and divide this country’

Ending his press conference today, President Donald Trump addressed the increasing political tensions in this country, and how it has divided Americans.<p>“I didn’t come along and divide this country,” said Trump. “This country was seriously divided before I got here.”<p>This division is something the …

Arrieta hopeful of landing new contract to stay with Cubs

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Arrieta is hopeful of working out a new contract that would keep him with the Chicago Cubs before he becomes eligible for …

Baseball

Mass Effect Andromeda Offers Insane Difficulty at Start & LGBT Romance

Because Insanity and Romance Just Go Together, Hopefully Well in Mass Effect Andromeda<p>We’re getting more tidbits of news to slowly paint the picture …

Study: There's a 'Dark Side' to Working from Home

While some see being able to work from home as a job perk, it can actually lead to excess stress and insomnia, according to a new report.<p>A United Nations study looked at the impacts of working remotely, with technological advances, and found that the pressures of signing-on outside of the …

CBS Corp's quarterly profit falls 46.5 percent

CBS Corp , owner of the most-watched U.S. television network, reported a 46.5 percent drop in quarterly profit, hurt mainly by a one-time pension settlement charge.<p>The company's net income from continuing operations fell to $271 million, or 63 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 …

Gregg Jarrett: The leak of Flynn's conversations is a crime

Someone in the government committed a serious crime. Indeed, it appears that several people did.<p>Those individuals had special access to the content of telephone conversations between President Trump's now former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn (ret.) and Russia’s Ambassador to the …

Obamacare in trouble as IRS will no longer reject tax returns not answering healthcare questions

With President Donald Trump issuing executive orders to make the tax law more lenient, a drastic change has occurred that will make the Obamacare mandate not so mandatory.<p>At the beginning of February, the IRS quietly changed the way you can fill out your 1040 tax form, allowing you to submit one …

Intel chief says firm will invest $7 billion in Arizona semiconductor factory

Intel Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich said during a visit with President Donald Trump on Wednesday that the computer chip manufacturer will invest $7 billion in an Arizona semiconductor factory.<p>Krzanich, speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, said the factory would employ 3,000 …

Cruz calls Democrats ‘party of the Ku Klux Klan’

As Democrats’ opposition to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as the next attorney general continues, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made sure to remind Fox News’ viewers that “the Democrats are the party of the Ku Klux Klan” Wednesday.<p>“When the left doesn’t have any other arguments, they go and just accuse …

Bibi Netanyahu on meeting with Chuck Norris: 'Israel is strong but it's indestructible now'

Chuck Norris met with Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu on Wednesday during the actor's visit to the Holy Land.<p>Netanyahu told Norris in a video posted on the prime minister's Facebook page, "Listen, Israel is strong but it's indestructible now" later telling his security team to clear the …

Single mother arrested, kids taken after she began homeschooling them—and one official is ticked off

Kiarre Harris hasn’t seen her two young children in three weeks.<p>That’s because authorities took the single mother’s elementary school-aged kids away from her and put them in foster care — and after New York’s Buffalo Public School District acknowledged in writing to Harris that it received her …

Syria has secretly executed thousands of political prisoners: rights group

By Liz Sly<p>, Bureau chief<p>BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government secretly executed between 5,000 and 13,000 people in just one prison as part of its campaign to eliminate opposition to his rule, a new report by the watchdog group Amnesty International has found.<p>The killings took place …

Amnesty International

Vizio smart TVs tracked what viewers were watching without consent

One of the biggest makers of smart televisions has been found to be tracking users' viewing habits without them knowing.<p>Vizio has been fined $2.2 million (£1.8m) after the US consumer watchdog discovered the company had been using content recognition software to track viewers without asking for …

Why liberals keep giving radical Islam a pass — and what it will take to change their minds

One might conclude that given example after example of radical Islam’s heinous acts around the globe even after 9/11, liberals would cease giving them a pass or the benefit of the doubt.<p>But even after Fort Hood, Boston, Paris, Garland, Chattanooga, San Bernardino and Orlando — to name a few attacks …

Israel Settlements Vote Legalizes Thousands of West Bank Homes

An Israel settlements vote in parliament on Monday passed a contentious law meant to retroactively legalize thousands of West Bank homes built on …

Who’s ‘Normalizing’ Donald Trump Now?

The vulgarity and violence of the anti-Trump left may be helping the president.<p>Quick: What do “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” US Weekly and former President Barack Obama have in common?<p>All have been accused of the high crime of …

Barack Obama

Russia denies involvement in airstrike on Idlib

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes on a rebel-held city in Syria early Tuesday killed at least 15 people, wounded dozens more and demolished several buildings, …

Middle East

You won’t believe who thinks the media needs to show Trump more respect

In an interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, British journalist Piers Morgan came out swinging against the media Monday night, saying that the dysfunctional relationship between President Donald Trump and the American media is dangerous and toxic.<p>Morgan, a onetime CNN host, discussed the war …

Nancy Pelosi says she can't work with 'President Bush'

A day after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was grilled by "Meet The Press" host Chuck Todd on whether her party's leadership was out of touch with the current political climate, the nearly three-decade veteran of Congress mistakenly referred to President Trump as "President …