The Illinois House approved a statewide ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines on Wednesday, sending the measure to Gov. JB Pritzker, who has vowed to sign it.
- Business Insider
ABC anchor calls out Sen. Marco Rubio during tense exchange over Chinese spy balloon: 'This happened 3 times under the previous president'
Rubio wondered aloud why Biden "waited so long" to tell people about the Chinese spy balloon, but was called out by ABC's Jonathan Karl.
- The Hill
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Monday called for a probe into why former President Trump was apparently not informed of previous Chinese surveillance balloons that Biden officials are saying crossed over the U.S. at least three times during the previous administration. “If it’s true the Pentagon purposely did NOT tell President Trump of Chinese…
The former president's son retweeted a not-so-kind caricature of Donald Trump.
Melania Trump's 'Unexpected' Presence in the Situation Room During a Major Military Operation Raised a Few Eyebrows
The Donald Trump administration has provided lots of headlines and plenty of surprises since he exited the White House in 2021, but the latest Melania Trump headline is definitely raising eyebrows. A new memoir from former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, Soldier Secretary: Warnings from the Battlefield & the Pentagon about America’s Most Dangerous Enemies, […]
- The Daily Beast
Gaelen Morse/ReutersDonald Trump tried to deny reports on Sunday that China launched spy balloons over the U.S. during his presidency, saying the claims were an attempt to deflect embarrassment over the half-week debacle.Three other spy balloons have traveled over the continental U.S. in the past, officials told the Associated Press, including twice during the Trump administration. That has not stopped Trump and his acolytes, such as Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and former Secretary of State Mike Pomp
The Arkansas governor, who's admitted under oath to lying to the press, will deliver the GOP's response to Biden's State of the Union address this week.
- The Telegraph
Kim Jong-un has not been seen in public for 35 days ahead of an expected mass parade in Pyongyang this week to celebrate the North Korean military’s 75th anniversary.
Social Security recipients will be getting much bigger payments in 2023 thanks to an 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment that will boost the average check by more than $140 a month. But if you heard that...
- The Telegraph
Fed up with the traffic, afraid of street crime and hooked on Twitter, Taliban fighters who left their villages and rode into Kabul after decades of war are struggling with the daily grind of city life.
- VC Star | Ventura County Star
A hint of greed may be seeping into the public perception of California’s first-and-only in the nation slavery Reparations Task Force.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Poland will begin construction of a special electronic barrier on the border with Russia’s Kaliningrad Oblast in March, press secretary of the Polish Border Guard, Anna Michalska, told Polskie Radio on Feb. 6.
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- Ukrayinska Pravda
President's Office and Ukraine's Foreign Ministry comment on Putin's "promise" not to kill Zelenskyy
Mykhailo Podoliak, Advisor to the Head of the President's Office, has said that the allegation that Russian President Vladimir Putin promised not to kill President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is fiction, while Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs, has called Putin a liar.
Manhattan DA was 'weeks' away from filing criminal charges against Trump in 2020, when he was still president, former prosecutor says
Mark Pomerantz details in his new book that the DA's office wanted to charge Trump for allegedly undervaluing his stake in a Manhattan building.
- The Courier Journal
A tracker from a Democratic group recorded the gubernatorial candidate's speech in Versailles, Kentucky.
- CBS News
One of the Wagner Group men told CBS News that when another "was too scared to fight, they made him dig his own grave and shot him."
- Green Bay Press-Gazette
Latest on Lac du Flambeau land dispute and road closures: State lawmakers call on Gov. Evers to step in as some non-Native landowners organize
Two state lawmakers are calling on the governor to intervene in a land dispute on the Lac du Flambeau reservation that has resulted in blocked roads.
- Detroit Free Press
The Michigan congressman is divorcing her husband after 12 years of marriage.
Trump called his CFO Allen Weisselberg 'My Jewish CPA' to his face, and threatened him to 'make me happy or else,' according to a new book
Ex-prosecutor Mark Pomerantz shared the story, which he got from interviews with Weisselberg's former daughter-in-law, in his forthcoming book.
- The Hill
A top U.S. general said that the Pentagon did not detect previous Chinese spy balloons as they were in the air, after former President Trump and members of his administration vehemently denied a claim from defense officials that such balloons had flown over the U.S. at least three times during his presidency. Gen. Glen VanHerck,…