Gov. Tony Evers says the COVID-19 spread in Wisconsin has reached crisis levels.
Gov. Tony Evers says the COVID-19 spread in Wisconsin has reached crisis levels.
The Delaware man charged in federal court with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has a long criminal history and was pardoned just last year by Delaware's governor for crimes dating to 1994, according to state records. Barry G. Croft Jr., 44, was taken into custody this week after being arrested by the FBI in Swedesboro, New Jersey. Croft made an initial appearance before a federal magistrate in Wilmington on Thursday.
Joe Biden on Friday again refused to state whether he would attempt to pack the Supreme Court if elected president, saying in an interview that voters “don't deserve” to know his position on the issue. Some Democrats have suggested the party attempt to pack the Supreme Court, or increase the number of justices on the bench, if the party wins the presidency and a Senate majority in the November elections. The proposal comes as Republicans attempt to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the court, solidifying a 6-3 conservative majority.
Kayla Eubanks received an apology and a refund from Southwest Airlines after an employee barred her from boarding a flight to Chicago from New York City for wearing a "lewd, obscene, and offensive" top. Eubanks last week was stopped from boarding the flight at LaGuardia Airport by an employee for wearing a black halter top. "I was told that passengers may look at me in my attire and be offended," 22-year-old Eubanks wrote in a now-viral Twitter thread.
At least one person who attended Donald Trump's rally in Minnesota last month is in an intensive care unit after contracting the novel coronavirus, as officials warned the president against holding more in-person events he was planning despite himself contracting Covid-19. Minnesota health officials said nine people who attended the rally have since contracted the disease responsible for more than 210,000 deaths in the United States this year. Another person also remained hospitalized whose Covid-19 infection was associated with the rally, according to MPRNews.
Two of the men charged with terrorism-related crimes and a plot to kidnap the Michigan governor are Marine Corps veterans, a service spokesperson said to Marine Corps Times. Joseph Morrison, 26, was a Marine reservist who reportedly discharged as a lance corporal, on Thursday, the same day the charges were announced. Another Marine veteran, 23-year-old Daniel Harris, was an infantryman and was discharged in 2019.
Even before COVID-19 became an issue, World Food Program chief David Beasley was warning global leaders that the world would face the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II in 2020. Then came COVID-19 which quickly became a pandemic that has swept the world, escalating the need for food — and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says it is still not under control. Beasley, who got COVID-19 in April, has spent the months since he recovered reaching out to world leaders and visiting stricken countries with a new warning that he delivered to the U.N. Security Council last month: millions of people are closer to starvation because of the deadly combination of conflict, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.
A private security guard from a local television station has been put in custody after he shot and killed another man during a rival protest by left-wing and right-wing groups in Denver, Colorado. The right-wing "Patriot Rally" was met by a group of counter-protesters who called their rally the "BLM-Antifa Soup Drive" on Saturday. The incident occurred after a man participating in the "Patriot Rally" sprayed mace at another man, who then shot him with a handgun.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said the Trump administration's offer, which comes just a few days after President Trump briefly called for a halt to negotiations, "amounted to one step forward and two steps back." The speaker, whose latest public offer was about $2.2 trillion, explained that the major divides between Democrats and the White House were over an apparent lack of national coronavirus containment strategy and inadequate funding for child care and supplemental insurance benefits. Republicans, meanwhile, told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows that Trump's bill was too big during a Saturday conference call.
Addison Cox and Michael Rolerson, formerly of the Rockland Police Department, are facing charges for killing porcupines while on the job, according to the Courier-Gazette. Another officer, Kenneth Smith, was placed on administrative leave for recording the porcupine killings and publishing it on Snapchat. Cox and Rolerson were both charged with aggravated animal cruelty and night hunting after the incident was reported by a colleague.
Nestron will be manufacturing the Legend One, an eco friendly $21,500 tiny home with artificial intelligence systems and a bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom. For $12,500 more, the 167.92-square foot home — which is currently available for pre-order — can come fully furnished and move-in ready. The Legend tiny home lineup was designed to appeal to the traditional tiny home customer that's drawn to container or cabin homes.
Across the country, seats in 86 legislative chambers in 44 states will be on the ballot as well. In recent weeks, the presidential polling data has begun to shift fairly uniformly in the Democrats' favor and that could have very big impacts down-ballot. If those trends and numbers hold, state capitals around the country could look very different in January – including some places that haven't seen Democrats in control for a very long time.
A white Texas man may have worn blackface and sported a fraudulent beard as he killed the mother of his 1-year-old child, The Dallas Morning News reported. Authorities discovered the dark markup foundation and the fake beard in the suspect's vehicles, according to the report. A 33-year-old white Texas man may have used dark makeup foundation and a beard as a way to camouflage himself as he killed the mother of his child last week, police suggested in an arrest affidavit.
A member of the White House coronavirus response task force and one of the nation's leading doctors warned a “very different” coronavirus spread was underway across the US than the one the country faced during the initial months of the global pandemic. The United States was experiencing a “very different” spread of the novel coronavirus in recent months than the wave of infections that swept over the country during the initial months of the global pandemic, a member of the White House coronavirus response task force has warned. Dr Deborah Birx, one of the nation's leading physicians, said Covid-19 was now spreading among Americans at social events — including family gatherings — where people are “taking their mask off and letting down their guard”.
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Friday during a candidate forum that Black Americans are safe in the state as long as they're conservative. The Republican senator also said he believes in some elements of police reform such as mandating the use of body cameras and de-escalation trainings but sympathized with police officers. Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Friday night young people of color are safe in South Carolina — but only if they are not liberal.
A large display of hay bales on a Western Massachusetts farm stacked and painted in support of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running-mate Kamala Harris was torched Friday night. Police in Dalton, Massachusetts the next day arrested the man they said is responsible. Members of the Holiday Brook Farm in Berkshire County painted the hay, stacked three bales high, white with the words, "USA," "Biden," "Harris," "Vote," and "2020."
I didn't take a pregnancy test, even as the days passed. I couldn't handle going to a store on my own yet, and I certainly wasn't going to ask anyone else to buy a test to confirm that I needed an abortion. The shame spiral in which I was residing was strong.
FOX News contributor reacts to Joe Biden casting doubt on the election and his stance on packing the Supreme Court.
Former Republican Sen. Bob Dole, the 1996 GOP presidential nominee, said that he's "concerned" about anti-Trump sentiment among members on the Commission on Presidential Debates. On Twitter, Dole suggested the commission was "biased" and might not treat Trump fairly. The commission usually works behind the scenes, but the Oct. 15 presidential debate was thrown into turmoil by President Trump's coronavirus diagnosis.
President Donald Trump delivered a major speech from the White House balcony after inviting a reported 2,000 attendees to his first in-person event since it was revealed he tested positive for Covid-19. His second TV debate with rival Joe Biden has been cancelled, however, after the president refused to participate. Meanwhile, Dr Deborah Birx, one of the nation's leading physicians, said Covid-19 was now spreading among Americans at social events — including family gatherings — where people are “taking their mask off and letting down their guard”.
Democratic senators from the Judiciary Committee sent a stern letter to Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, warning not to proceed with the Supreme Court nomination hearing next week for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Graham recently refused to take a coronavirus test. "No plausible public health or scientific rationale justifies proceeding with Senate Judiciary Committee hearings next week," the Democrats wrote in their letter.