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- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyFormer President Donald Trump and his family company have a long history of stiffing contractors, but there’s one bill they almost certainly wish they had paid.Ahead of the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Trump Organization reserved a block of rooms at the Loews Madison Hotel. When at least 13 people didn’t show up, the Trump Organization refused to pay the bill, something it has done many times in the past. The company then dodged a
- The Hill
Conservative pundit Ann Coulter is predicting the end of Donald Trump's hegemony in the GOP, saying the former president "is done.""Trump is done," Coulter, a onetime Trump booster turned critic, wrote in an email to The New York Times. "You guys should stop obsessing over him."Coulter's comments came in an article published in the Times on Sunday about the mounting tensions between Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) amid speculation of a...
- The Daily Beast
ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty ImagesThere was a time when Donald Trump made news with his rallies—when he said things that utterly shocked us. Who could forget the firestorm he started, for example, when he went after Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who knelt during the national anthem in 2017, or earlier that year when he called Barack Obama “the founder of ISIS”?Trump’s performance in Arizona on Saturday night—his first rally in months and his much-hyped chance to respond to the one-year ann
- Associated Press
A drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport. Emirati police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one Pakistani. Six people were also wounded at an industrial area where Abu Dhabi's state-owned energy company runs a pipeline network and an oil tanker storage facility.
- Associated Press
Thousands of miles away from the war in Ethiopia, the ethnic cracks have started to show in an Ethiopian church in Ohio, in a lawsuit between trustees and clergy. The original trustees of the Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Columbus have accused its clergy of switching the language of services from Amharic, the national language of Ethiopia, to Tigrinya, the language of the Tigray region. Church leaders say the changes weren’t political in nature.
Trump claimed 'babies can be killed after birth' and called for ban on transgender athletes, stoking culture wars at Arizona rally
Donald Trump made provocative comments about the Democratic party's stances on abortion and transgender rights at a rally in Florence, Arizona.
At his Arizona rally, Trump played a supercut of NY Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating his real estate company for fraud, labeling her an 'unhinged liberal'
James is investigating whether Trump organization officials artificially inflated or deflated the value of properties for loan and tax purposes.
KYIV (Reuters) -Germany's foreign minister said on Monday she hoped tensions with Russia over Ukraine could be solved by diplomacy, but she warned that Moscow would suffer if it does attack its neighbour. Minister Annalena Baerbock was speaking in Kyiv on a tour that next takes her to Moscow after talks between Russia and Western states on the Kremlin's deployment of tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine's border ended with no breakthrough last week. The United States https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/us-concerned-russia-prepping-ukraine-invasion-if-diplomacy-fails-official-2022-01-14 said last week it feared Russia was preparing a pretext to invade Ukraine, which Moscow denies.
Trump claims white people are discriminated against for COVID-19 treatment: 'If you're white you go right to the back of the line'
At a rally in Florence, Arizona, Donald Trump criticized some states for considering race in the allocation of treatments for COVID-19 in short supply.
- Austin American-Statesman
Former Presidents and members of Congress don’t get salaries ‘for life’
Former President Donald Trump's daughter initially announced her engagement to Michael Boulos in a farewell social media post as his administration was ending, days after the Jan. 6 attack
A panel reversed the sanctions against state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt for incidents that occurred when she was a county judge in Central Texas
Trump calls the Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt a 'disgrace' and claims the FBI was behind the insurrection
Trump said Democrats "protected" the officer who fatally shot riot Ashli Babbitt and added that the officer was "proud of himself."
- The Hill
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he is canceling his subscription to DirecTV after the company announced plans to drop pro-Trump conservative cable channel One America News (OAN) from its listings. "Why give money to people who hate us?" Paul said in a tweet sent on Monday. DirecTV on Friday made public its plans to not renew its contract with OAN, saying it had made the decision following "a routine internal review." Other Trump-loyal Republican...
- Fresno Bee
"It is an important symbolic and material step in recognizing the harm that was done to them by the state," one advocate said.
The language letting them back into the Union required them to enforce the 14th Amendment’s ban on insurrectionists in federal or state office.
China is helping Sri Lanka build a new city to rival global offshore centres. Who will it benefit?
A Florida Republican who was defeated by 59 percentage points in a congressional special election won't concede
With all precincts reporting, Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick defeated Jason Mariner by a massive 59.1 percentage points, 78.7% to 19.6%.
- Associated Press
Inside are hundreds of head-high cannabis plants in precise rows, each rising from a pot nourished by coils of irrigation tubing. In the five years since California voters approved a broad legal marketplace for marijuana, thousands of greenhouses have sprouted across the state.
- Bucks County Courier Times
Russia claims a fear of military encirclement. We do not understand this because of our geography — oceans on two sides and two friendly neighbors.