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NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’
The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organization, it was revealed Thursday. Chris Cox — the NRA’s second-in-command — allegedly worked with public relations firm Ackerman McQueen, ex-NRA president Oliver North and NRA...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:28:44 -0400
Ocasio-Cortez sides with Booker over Biden’s segregationists comments
WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez inserted herself into the Democratic primary race Thursday, tweeting that Vice President Joe Biden was in the wrong for suggesting Sen. Cory Booker was out of line for criticizing comments Biden made about working with segregationists. “For the record, Cory Booker does not owe Joe Biden an apology for pointing...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:26:02 -0400
Alleged child rapist dies after vigilante mob hacks off his testicles
A man accused of being a child rapist died after his testicles were chopped off by an “angry mob” in revenge for a violent sex attack. The alleged rapist was accused with two other men of “repeatedly” gang-raping two teenage girls, aged 14 and 18 before the revenge attack in Ivory Park, near Johannesburg. ‘Vigilante...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:13:05 -0400
California teen attacked by sea lion in ‘very rare’ incident
A 13-year-old California girl was injured when a sea lion attacked her in what officials say was a “very rare” incident. Megan Pagnini said she was near the shore at Pismo Beach on Friday night when the sea lion came charging at her, news station KSBY reported. “I was just kinda jumping around, dancing, just...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:09:40 -0400
Supreme Court rules 40-foot-tall cross can stay on public land in Maryland
A 40-foot-tall cross that serves as a tribute to World War I dead may continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday – saying the memorial doesn’t constitute government endorsement of religion. In a 7-2 vote, the High Court allowed the “Peace Cross” to remain in a busy intersection in...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:04:13 -0400
Trump to be interviewed on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’
President Trump will appear Sunday on “Meet the Press,” his first NBC interview since he sat down with anchor Lester Holt in 2017. It will be Trump’s first time on the Sunday morning news show since he became president, CNN reported on Thursday. His last appearance occurred on August 2015. The sitdown comes days before...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:57:58 -0400
Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House
With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canada’s first NBA champs. “I watched a little bit of it. They were really terrific. Congratulations … that was...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:47:06 -0400
Auto repair mogul gets five years for postal truck repair scam
A New York auto repair magnate who was convicted of tax fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for running a $30 million scheme in which he bribed US Postal Service employees to get postal truck repair jobs. Ibrahim “Tony” Issa, 57, who owns First Star Auto Repair in the Bronx and shops...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:39:52 -0400
Navy SEAL reveals on stand that he, not chief, killed prisoner
A Navy SEAL testifying against a decorated chief in his murder trial confessed that he and not the defendant was responsible for killing a captive Islamic State teen, in a bombshell revelation in the courtroom. Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Corey Scott said Thursday that he covered the wounded prisoner’s breathing tube, asphyxiating the teen,...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:13:11 -0400
Cops find owner of prosthetic ear discovered on Florida beach
These Florida cops have had it up to ‘ear.’ Authorities on Thursday finally tracked down the owner of a rubber prosthetic ear that turned up at the Manatee Public Beach over the weekend. “Have you lost an ear?” the Holmes Beach Police Department posted on Tuesday. “This prosthetic ear was found at the Manatee public...
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:12:32 -0400

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