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Connecticut police announce arrest tied to spate of synthetic pot overdoses

Connecticut authorities revealed Friday that a man was arrested in relation to the investigation of several dozen synthetic pot overdoses that occurred in the state this week.<p>John Parker, 53, was taken into custody Wednesday and was discovered with more than 30 bags of K2, the synthetic marijuana …

New Haven

Heroic vandal massively improves Facebook's bus shelter adverts

Facebook, bruised by the Cambridge Analytica scandal and fifteen years of unmitigated dickery, is currently in the process of trying to rehabilitate its image.<p>As the saying goes, you can’t polish a turd, but god knows Zuckerberg is willing to try. In the UK, Facebook’s weapon of choice in its …

Fake News

Facebook Ads ‘Unlawfully Discriminate’ by Race, Gender, and Disability, HUD Complaint Charges

The Department of Housing and Urban Development filed a complaint Friday accusing Facebook of allowing advertisers to illegally discriminate against …

Facebook Ads

New study finds growing demand for concealed handgun permits

The number of permits to carry concealed weapons in the U.S. has jumped to more than 17.25 million this year, according to the Crime Prevention Research Center.<p>That’s an increase of 890,000 since last year, according to the gun advocacy research group, which has found that the growth in permits has …

Guns

Shocking video shows thieves attempting to steal $75K from woman before running her over

A group of thieves were captured in a graphic video attempting to steal $75,000 from a woman’s purse on Friday before running her over and fleeing – without the cash.<p>Surveillance video captured a woman, who was not identified, getting out of her car with a purse that held $75,000 to go into a …

Crime

Top 2020 Democrats under fire for 'collective bashing of America' after Cuomo gaffe

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has been floated as a possible 2020 Democratic presidential pick, was forced to backtrack this week after saying America “was never that great” -- the latest example of top Democrats criticizing what they see as the country’s injustices.<p>But now Republicans are saying …

Andrew Cuomo

If Ocasio-Cortez is going to run from debate, then she isn't really running

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic socialist congressional candidate from New York City, missed an opportunity when she recently refused conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro’s invitation to debate.<p>By turning down Shapiro’s offer to donate $10,000 to her campaign if she would agree to …

Voting

San Francisco introduces 'Poop Patrol' to clean up after its own crappy liberal policies

The city of San Francisco just can’t seem to do anything right.<p>The city’s liberal policies designed to welcome the homeless and encourage illegal drug use is turning the city from a high-tech haven of beauty and cleanliness, to what UC Berkeley professor Lee Riley described as unsanitary conditions …

San Francisco

Air Force to fly F-15s, F-22s and F-35s controlling attack drones from the air

The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware and software configured to enable 4th and 5th Generation aircraft to command drones from the cockpit in the air, bringing new levels of autonomy, more attack options and a host of new reconnaissance advantages to air warfare.<p>Working with BAE …

Military

Ocasio-Cortez bans press from covering campaign event

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic socialist star running for New York's 14th congressional district, is facing criticism after her campaign banned journalists from covering a town hall meeting with voters this week.<p>The Queens Chronicle, a local news outlet, reported that the campaign for the …

Donald Trump

Pentagon warns China training for strikes on US targets

The Pentagon warned in a startling new report that China is likely training for bombing strikes against U.S. targets, while developing its nuclear capabilities.<p>The revelations come in the Pentagon’s 2018 report to Congress on “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of …

Military

San Francisco sandwich shop blasts city's straw ban on menu: 'You can still get needles for free'

Restaurants in San Francisco may not be able to offer straws in the near future, but they can still serve up plenty of sass.<p>The Sentinel, a sandwich shop located in the city’s financial district, is sharing its feelings about the city’s newly approved straw ban via its recent menus, some of which …

San Francisco

Police release body camera footage of Denver mayor's son's expletive-laden outburst at cop

The full body camera footage of a traffic stop in March that showed the son of the Denver mayor threatening a cop’s job and cursing at him has been released.<p>Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's 22-year-old son, Jordan, was pulled over March 23 by an Aurora police officer for going 65 mph in a 40 mph …

Law Enforcement

'Home Improvement' star Zachery Ty Bryan urges Hollywood 'elitists' to try and 'understand the other side'

"Home Improvement" star Zachery Ty Bryan is sick of his fellow actors pushing their political views on their fans.<p>"As an actor, I think one of the first things that you're taught is it's the fans that make you who you are," Bryan told Fox & Friends Friday. "And a lot of those fans are watching in …

Donald Trump

Todd Starnes: T-shirts saying 'stand for the flag, kneel for the cross' draw protest at school

You would be hard-pressed to find anybody in Dodge County, Georgia who does not stand for the national anthem or take a knee to pray. That’s just how it is.<p>So when the Dodge County High School cheerleaders started selling T-shirts that read, “In Dodge County, we stand for the flag, kneel for the …

School Administration

Joke's on Brennan for failing to find humor in Trump's remark, 'Dilbert' cartoonist says

Imagine a scenario in which a top intelligence officer places the U.S. at risk all because he couldn't discern when the president was joking. It almost sounds like the plot for a comic strip.<p>Well, that's exactly what happened in the case of former CIA Director John Brennan, according to Scott …

Security

12 ex-intel officials slam Trump for 'ill-considered and unprecedented' action against Brennan

Twelve former senior intelligence officials issued a statement late Thursday criticizing President Trump’s “ill-considered and unprecedented” decision to strip former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance.<p>“The president’s action regarding John Brennan and the threats of similar action …

Donald Trump

Another Apple Store robbed in California; 4 suspects sought

Four men are suspected of stealing at least 20 iPhones from an Apple Store in Northern California this week, continuing a wave of similar crimes across the state, authorities said.<p>Two MacBook Pros and possibly an iPad mini also were taken from the Westfield Galleria Apple Store in Roseville, near …

Apple Store

DOJ's Bruce Ohr wrote Christopher Steele was 'very concerned about Comey's firing -- afraid they will be exposed'

A collection of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr's emails, texts and handwritten notes, reviewed by Fox News, reveals that he was deeply connected to the unverified Steele dossier as well as its author and, during the presidential election campaign, the alleged government surveillance abuses …

Christopher Steele

Tammy Bruce: 'Bake the cake or else' is back -- Baker who won high court ruling is under renewed assault

Liberals and gay activists remain obsessed with forcing Christians to bake their cakes. And the answer, in the name of individual, religious and even gay civil rights, must still be no.<p>If you doubt the intensity of the left’s fixation on punishing people of faith, I submit to you the Colorado’s …

Civil Rights

Remains found at 'extremist Muslim' New Mexico compound ID'd as missing 3-year-old boy

A child’s remains located earlier this month at an “extremist Muslim” New Mexico compound were positively identified as Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, the missing 3-year-old son of one of the arrested suspects, health officials said Thursday.<p>The confirmation was made by the Office of the Medical Investigator …

New Mexico

'Queer Eye's' Jonathan Van Ness under fire for saying 'not all Republicans are racist'

"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness was forced to defend himself against fans who were upset with the hair guru's message of trying to bridge the gap between Democrats and Republicans in today's polarized political climate.<p>"Not all republicans are racist. Just like not all [democrats] are evil, we …

Jonathan Van Ness

Trump accuses The Boston Globe of ‘COLLUSION’ with other papers as hundreds run editorials against him

President Trump on Thursday accused The Boston Globe of “COLLUSION” with other newspapers, as hundreds of outlets launched coordinated editorials hitting back at his attacks on members of the press.<p>“The Boston Globe, which was sold to the the Failing New York Times for 1.3 BILLION DOLLARS (plus 800 …

Donald Trump

World War II-era submarine flooded by vandals in New Jersey

A group of New Jersey vandals this weekend did what the Nazis couldn't — sink the USS Ling. At least partially.<p>The intruders boarded the World War II-era vessel, which is berthed in a New Jersey river, and opened underwater hatches, flooding the sub. The thieves also stole several plaques.<p>Navy …

New Jersey

Todd Starnes: Pastor faces eviction for hosting home Bible study

A semi-retired Lutheran minister in Fredericksburg, Virginia faces the possibility of being evicted from a senior living community because he’s been hosting a small Bible study in the privacy of his apartment, his attorney alleges.<p>First Liberty Institute, a law firm that specializes in religious …

Bible

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s incredible statement dissing America shows bankruptcy of Democratic ideas

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, facing a Democratic primary for re-election Sept. 13 against far-left “Sex and the City” actress Cynthia Nixon and no doubt considering a race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, wants you to know America isn’t great, it’s never been great and it’s not …

Andrew Cuomo

Manafort case is about Manafort – not Trump or the Trump campaign

Closing arguments ended Wednesday in the federal court trial of Paul Manafort on 18 bank and tax fraud charges. If you’ve been following most media coverage of the trial, you may think it’s somehow connected to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s seemingly endless investigation of Russian interference …

Donald Trump

Trump says Cuomo ‘having a total meltdown’ after gov's earlier remark that America ‘was never that great’

President Trump fired back at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Wednesday, saying the Democrat was having "a total meltdown" after he declared at an earlier bill-signing that America “was never that great.”<p>The Democrat made the seemingly off-hand comment as part of his rebuke of President Trump's …

Andrew Cuomo

Graham calls for special counsel to investigate FBI's handling of Clinton emails, FISA warrant

Claiming that FBI investigations into Hillary Clinton's emails and the Carter Page FISA warrant were "corrupt to the core," U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday called for the appointment of a special prosecutor to handle both probes.<p>Graham, a South Carolina Republican, said FBI investigators were …

Donald Trump

Colorado baker sues state, claims it's 'punishing' him for religious beliefs despite Supreme Court ruling

The Colorado baker whose refusal to bake a custom cake for a same-sex wedding ended up before the Supreme Court is now suing his state, claiming it is trying to “punish” him for his religious beliefs.<p>Jack Phillips, owner of the bakery, garnered national attention after he declined to make a wedding …

Civil Rights