Cliff Messman

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Texas man arrested for attack on boy wearing Trump hat

<b>Police have arrested a suspect in an attack on a teenage Trump fan at a burger bar in the US state of Texas.</b><p>Kino Jimenez, 30, is alleged to be the assailant shown stealing a 16-year-old's "Make America Great Again" cap at a Whataburger in San Antonio.<p>The suspect was filmed taunting victim, Hunter …

Inspector general blasts Comey and also says others at FBI showed ‘willingness to take official action’ to hurt Trump

By Devlin Barrett ,<p>Devlin Barrett<p>Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Karoun Demirjian ,<p>Karoun Demirjian<p>Congressional reporter focusing on national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>John Wagner and<p>John Wagner<p>National reporter leading The Post's breaking political news team<p>…

Donald Trump

What Is Sexual Harassment? A Glossary of the #MeToo Movement

<i>We partnered with</i> GQ <i>on an exclusive survey of more than 1,000 men about #MeToo, and the results were eye-opening—particularly this one: 47 percent of men said they hadn’t discussed the movement. At all. With anyone. Let's change that, because to keep this conversation going, we need everyone</i> …

Sexual Harassment

What 1,147 Men Really Think About #MeToo

Get a group of women together—over dinner, drinks, or direct message—and #MeToo eventually comes up. But broach the movement with the men in your life? We’re betting you’ll hear crickets. It’s understandable—we're in a brave new era without a rule book. It’s hard for men to know exactly what to …

Sexual Harassment

How Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Rock Star

Over the past two years filming a documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we have witnessed the phenomenon of an octogenarian legal scholar …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Florida shooting: NRA sues as Florida enacts gun-control law

<b>The National Rifle Association (NRA) is suing Florida after it passed a gun control law in the wake of a school shooting that left 17 people dead.</b><p>Governor Rick Scott, a staunch ally of the gun lobby, enacted the bill, which the NRA says violates the constitution.<p>The law raises the legal age for …

Gun Control

Why is the world at war?

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rebekah Mercer, the billionaire backer of Bannon and Trump, chooses sides

By Kyle Swenson<p>Kyle Swenson<p>Reporter for Morning Mix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The security guards were done up as Hell’s Angels. Kellyanne Conway was wearing a Superwoman suit. And as then-President-elect Donald Trump slipped out of an SUV onto the grounds of a Long Island estate in December 2016, a gaudy …

Breitbart News

Hillary Clinton backer paid $500G to fund women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct before Election Day, report says

One of Hillary Clinton’s wealthy pals paid $500,000 in an unsuccessful effort to fund women willing to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct before the 2016 election, The New York Times reported Sunday.<p>Susie Tompkins Buell, the founder of Esprit Clothing and a major Clinton campaign donor for …

Hillary Clinton

Gregg Jarrett: Did the FBI and the Justice Department, plot to clear Hillary Clinton, bring down Trump?

There is strong circumstantial evidence that an insidious plot unprecedented in American history was hatched within the FBI and the Obama Justice Department to help elect Hillary Clinton and defeat Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.<p>And when this apparent effort to improperly influence …

Donald Trump

Saudi arrest of Binladin family scion shatters royal entente

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Among those caught in the unprecedented arrests this week of top princes, wealthy businessmen and senior officials …

SHOCK REPORT: Obama Hid 470,000 Documents From Bin Laden Raid To Ensure His Reelection

In a powerful and comprehensive piece in <i>The Weekly Standard</i>, editor Stephen Hayes delineates in detail how the Obama Administration hid almost half a …

The Harvey Weinstein scandal and the silent left’s stunning hypocrisy

“Who is Harvey Weinstein?” is a perfectly acceptable question in light of a bombshell story The New York Times broke Thursday that reports decades of his alleged serial sexual harassment and settlements with women in Hollywood.<p>Putting it bluntly, Harvey Weinstein, for a time, was the most powerful …

Harvey Weinstein

Democracy is dying – and it’s startling how few people are worried | Paul Mason

Politics,World news,Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,Donald Trump,US news,Turkey,Poland,Hungary,Vladimir Putin,Russia,Human rights<p>There is a concerted and combined effort by the likes of Putin, Erdoğan and Trump to hollow out democracy. To stop them, we must change how we view the world

A Last Chance for Turkish Democracy

The first time I met Selahattin Demirtaş, the leader of Turkey’s largest Kurdish political party, known as the H.D.P., he arrived at a restaurant in Istanbul with a single assistant accompanying him. Demirtaş is warm and funny. Among other things, he is an accomplished player of the <i>saz</i>, a string …

Companies Must Embrace Whole 'Queer Spectrum' to Get Best Staff, CEO Says

OUT Life and Style<p>Companies need to look beyond labels such as gay or lesbian and embrace the whole spectrum of sexuality and gender identity to be truly inclusive in their workforce, the founder of the world's largest app for gay women said on Thursday.<p>More than half of the world's countries do …

LGBTQI

President Obama Promised 'Most Transparent Administration in History,' Left Office Hiding Records from Citizens

President Obama took office in 2009 with a promise to have “the most transparent administration in history.” His last year in office tells quite a …

The Netherlands was once a liberal force for globalization. Has the country lost its way?

By Afshin Molavi<p><i>Afshin Molavi is co-director of the emerge85 Lab and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.</i><p>AMSTERDAM — Tucked away in a side street across from a hip clothing store, a Surinamese restaurant and a …

East India

‘Day Without a Woman’ strike shuts down schools as teachers bolt

Several schools in at least four states were closed Wednesday so teachers can participate in "A Day Without a Woman" strike in which organizers are urging female workers to stay home.<p>While the gender equality demonstration, which comes on the same day as International Women's Day, was organized …

Venezuelans lead in US asylum requests as crisis deepens

New data shows Venezuelans are leading asylum requests to the United States for the first time, as the middle class in the country are fleeing the crashing, oil-dependent economy.<p>The U.S. government's Citizenship and Immigration Services reported that 18,155 Venezuelans submitted asylum requests …

Trump facing historic delays in confirmation push

Even as he signs executive orders at a furious pace and plans 'yuge' changes across the federal government, President Trump is dealing with a major disadvantage: His team is not in place.<p>Not only has the Senate confirmed just a handful of Trump's Cabinet nominees nearly three weeks into his …

Donald Trump

Warren cut off during Sessions debate after criticism

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a stunning moment on the Senate floor, Sen. Elizabeth Warren clashed with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday night after McConnell determined the Massachusetts Democrat had violated a Senate rule against impugning another senator.<p>In an extremely rare rebuke, she …

Donald Trump

Where America's Terrorists Actually Come From

Syrian refugees have committed zero attacks in the United States.<p>This weekend, Rudy Giuliani went on <i>Fox News</i> to explain why Donald Trump’s decision to bar Syrian refugees from U.S. shores and suspend visas for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries did not amount to a Muslim ban. “What we did …

Immigration

Myanmar ruling party mourns assassination of Suu Kyi adviser

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thousands of Myanmar politicians, activists and others shocked by the assassination of a longtime adviser to leader Aung San …

Mexican president hands foreign ministry to official ousted after Trump visit

By Joshua Partlow<p>Joshua Partlow<p>Correspondent focusing on Mexico, Central America and other parts of Latin America<p>Email Bio Follow<p>MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Peña Nieto moved Wednesday to bolster relations with the incoming Trump administration, naming a new foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, who …

Mexico

Britain, edging towards Trump, scolds Kerry over Israel

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for describing the Israeli government as the most right-wing in Israeli history, a move that aligns Prime Minister Theresa May more closely with President-elect Donald Trump.<p>After U.S. President Barack Obama enraged Israeli Prime …

Donald Trump wins the presidency in stunning upset over Clinton

By Karen Tumulty ,<p>Karen Tumulty<p>Columnist covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Philip Rucker and<p>Philip Rucker<p>White House Bureau Chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Anne Gearan<p>Anne Gearan<p>White House reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Donald Trump was elected the nation’s 45th president in the stunning culmination of a …

Elections

U.S. appeals court revives Clinton email suit

(This Dec. 27 story corrects to say 55,000 pages of emails instead of 55,000 emails in 3rd paragraph)<p>Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at a ceremony to unveil a portrait honoring retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. December 8, …

Russia quits International Criminal Court, Philippines may follow

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia says it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) under a directive signed by President Vladimir Putin.<p>The Russian Foreign Ministry said the ICC had "failed to meet the expectations to become a truly independent, authoritative international tribunal," in a statement …

France closes 4 mosques for promoting 'radical ideology'

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister has ordered the closure of four mosques that allegedly espoused a 'radical ideology,' the latest such …