China demands Chinese workers leave U.S. news outlets as online taunts continue

Beijing on Friday ordered at least seven Chinese nationals to walk away from their jobs at American news outlets, escalating the public spat between the superpowers over press access. News assistants at The New York Times, Voice of America and two other outlets were dismissed from their positions and told to go home, according to the Committee […]

Cal Thomas: Taliban ‘peace deal’ fraught with danger and begs question – who will police the world?

President Trump was rightly critical of the deal struck with Cuba during the Obama administration when he said the communist Cuban government got everything they wanted, and the U.S. got nothing in exchange. He has thankfully been reversing some of those unilateral concessions. Let’s apply his standard to the recently announced “peace deal” with the […]

Ryan Newman, awake and talking to doctors, family: Still hospitalized in serious condition after fiery Daytona 500 crash

Ryan Newman has endured many terrifying crashes over his 20-year NASCAR career. His ghastly crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500 on Monday night caused the sport to pause. The 42-year-old Newman slid across the finish line in a crumpled heap of metal, sparks flying as his car skidded to a halt with […]

Burnout linked to potentially lethal heart condition

Burnout linked to potentially lethal heart condition The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology has found that burnout can lead to atrial fibrillation. The 25 year-long study comes after the world health organization recognized ‘burnout syndrome’ as an official medical diagnosis. Scale it back — for your heart’s sake. Burnout is not just an inconvenience. It […]

Virginia city official brings AR-15-style rifle to council meeting – triggering some colleagues

A city official in Virginia showed support for the Second Amendment earlier this week by bringing an AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle to a city council meeting. The move by Portsmouth Councilman Nathan Clark came as the council was to consider making the city a “Second Amendment Constitutional City” – placing it in symbolic opposition to gun-control […]

Marc Thiessen: Supreme Court’s high-profile 2020 docket bodes well for Trump

Former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen told Fox News Wednesday that a number of prominent cases set to come before the Supreme Court in 2020 will help President Trump’s reelection chances. Thiessen told “Special Report” the state of the high court was the main reason many Trump supporters voted for the president in 2016. Host Mike Emanuel […]

Maria Bartiromo: FISA abuse scandal will ‘blow up’ bigger than it has thus far

Fox Business Network host Maria Bartiromo said she believes the FISA abuse scandal outlined in the recent inspector general’s report will “blow up” more extensively than it has thus far. Bartiromo — host of “Mornings with Maria” on FBN and “Sunday Morning Futures” on the Fox News Channel — told Sean Hannity on Monday that […]

David Stern, former NBA commissioner, undergoes emergency surgery after brain hemorrhage

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, who guided the league through a remarkable period of growth in popularity, suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday in New York City and underwent emergency surgery. “Our thoughts and prayers are with David and his family,” the league said in a statement Thursday night. There was no immediate word on […]

Federal judge blocks Trump plan to spend millions in military funds on border wall construction

A federal judge in Texas has blocked the Trump administration from using $3.6 billion earmarked for the military to fund border wall construction. District Court Judge David Briones, a Bill Clinton appointee, ruled in an El Paso court Tuesday that the money cannot be diverted to build 175 miles of steel barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. The El Paso County […]

Sacramento State student appears to slap former College Republicans president on video

A video has emerged online of a Sacramento State student appearing to slap the former president of the College Republicans repeatedly on Friday — and police said they’re investigating. Their scuffle was said to have originated with an online Facebook argument over a mutual friend’s anti-abortion post the previous day, the Sacramento Bee reported. Hill […]