Santa Ana police made an arrest Friday in connection with the kidnapping of a 67-year-old woman.
Santa Ana police made an arrest Friday in connection with the kidnapping of a 67-year-old woman.
Fox News host grills GOP chairwoman opposing 'virtual' debate FOX News Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel suggested that her party could withhold participation from all future presidential debates if President Donald Trump is required to participate in a "virtual" event. During an appearance on Fox News, McDaniel argued that the Commission on Presidential Debate is not following the "science" because she expects Trump to test negative for COVID-19 by the time of the event. "You're not shedding live virus 10 days after diagnosis," McDaniel claimed.
Members of a group charged with plotting to kidnap Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan were said to have made some security lapses during their meetings. An affidavit from an FBI special agent describes a meeting in which one man collected all other attendees' cellphones and put them in a box "to prevent any monitoring." Unbeknownst to them, the special agent said, an FBI source who attended the meeting was wearing a recording device.
Firearms experts say a ballistics report from Kentucky State Police shows Breonna Taylor's boyfriend fired the shot that wounded a Louisville officer and prompted police to return fire, killing Taylor. The authorities said the four-page report dismisses the theory that Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly was hit by "friendly fire" from his own officers and supports Attorney General Daniel Cameron's conclusion that the 9 mm round that severed Mattingly's femoral artery came from the gun fired by Kenneth Walker. The ballistics report, part of the investigative file released Wednesday by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, shows that only one 9 mm bullet and cartridge casing was found at Taylor's apartment.
Vice President Mike Pence will no longer be flying to Indianapolis on Friday to engage in early voting, and while his office won't say what's behind the cancelation, his spokesman is adamant that Pence is healthy. Pence had planned on flying into Indianapolis on Friday, then voting in person at the Indianapolis City-County Building before returning to Washington, D.C., in the evening. Pence spent Thursday on the road, attending rallies in Nevada and Arizona.
Donald Trump and Sean Hannity Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images President Donald Trump, who continues to recover from symptoms of COVID-19 in the wake of his recent hospitalization, repeatedly dodged questions about whether he had recently tested positive for the disease during a lengthy Thursday phone interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity. At one point, the president stopped speaking as he attempted to stifle his cough mid-rant about his former Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Trump publicly mocked Clinton for contracting pneumonia on the 2016 campaign trail.
Kuwait's new Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah took the oath of office in parliament on Thursday, pledging the Gulf Arab state's commitment to democracy and peace and calling on Kuwaitis to shun divisions. The assembly unanimously endorsed the octogenarian Sheikh Meshal for the role in what has been a smooth succession that retained power firmly within the ruling family's oldest ranks following last week's death of Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad. New ruler Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad, 83, assumed power last Wednesday in the U.S.-allied OPEC member state as it faces a liquidity crunch caused by low oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic against the backdrop of continued tensions between larger neighbours Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Brad Parscale, President Trump's former campaign manager, seen getting emotional while in the back of a police car after his arrest in Florida last month.
A debate between South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison was canceled after Graham refused to get tested for COVID-19. Harrison demanded on Thursday that Graham take a COVID-19 test before they got together on the debate stage. A debate between South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison was canceled after Graham refused to take a COVID-19 test.
Eric Trump really spun himself into a confusing web with this one. The first son and campaign surrogate to his father, President Donald Trump, attacked former Vice President Joe Biden in a tweet on Thursday that appeared to refute reality — and which quickly sparked bewilderment online. He spoke after the president said he would no longer participate in a debate against Mr Biden next week, citing the debate commission's announcement that it would change the event to be virtual instead of in-person following his Covid-19 diagnosis.
Hope Hicks, the senior aide whose positive COVID-19 test result led to the president disclosing his own last Friday, showed up to work the day after self-quarantining aboard Air Force One despite experiencing coronavirus symptoms, according to a new Washington Post report. Once she was at the White House the next day, she discovered she had tested positive for the virus and went home, but only told President Donald Trump and a few senior aides about it, infuriating coworkers in close contact with her, according to the Post. Hope Hicks, the White House senior counselor and one of President Donald Trump's most trusted staffers, decided to go back to work at the White House the day after she came down with COVID-19 symptoms and self-quarantined aboard Air Force One, according to the Washington Post.
A picture of former President Barack Obama holding a little girl in his lap has become the subject of various social media claims suggesting the girl was victimized. The term has origins in QAnon conspiracy theories, according to a Twitter hashtag, and is an apparent combination of "pedophile" and "carnivore." In it, a girl is pictured on a boat with Obama and actor, George Clooney.
A Fox News Media representative told Business Insider that Hill was never paid to appear. Fox News has said it has "no intention of booking" a frequent guest after he tweeted a misogynistic attack on Kamala Harris during the vice-presidential debate, The Daily Beast reported. During Harris' debate with Vice President Mike Pence, Hill wrote: "Kamala Harris comes off as such an insufferable lying bitch.
David Branscome, a professor at Florida State University, has been teaching a 180-person ancient mythology class via Zoom this semester. One student said "I love you" before signing off one day, and Branscome replied: "I love you, too." Now, a handful of Branscome's students end each virtual class by saying "I love you."
A Republican lawmaker is calling on the British government to ensure that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle "no longer attempt to interfere" in the US election. The couple's "actions represent a breach of the British Royal Family's policy of political neutrality," Rep. Jason Smith of Missouri wrote in a letter to the British ambassador to the United States. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex exited the royal family earlier this year and relocated to Los Angeles.
Cruz spoke about the possibility of his party losing the White House and being in the minority in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives if people are “angry” on election day. He blamed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, both Democrats, for the stalemate over a second coronavirus relief bill after President Donald Trump halted negotiations this week. If people are going back to work, if they're optimistic, if they're positive about the future, we could see a fantastic election: the president getting reelected with a big margin, Republicans winning both Houses of Congress,” Cruz in a CNBC interview Friday.
A fan helped makeup mogul Jeffree Star find and delete more than 400 old, crude tweets, direct messages show. Star deleted the tweets — some of which joked about "rape" and, separately, having sex with straight men — starting one day after accusing YouTuber James Charles of being a "predator." Makeup mogul and YouTuber Jeffree Star deleted more than 400 old, potentially offensive tweets in the days after he accused rival YouTuber and beauty guru James Charles of sexual misconduct, according to direct messages between Star and a former fan that were viewed by Insider.
Susan Page, who moderated Wednesday's debate, reflected on Vice President Mike Pence continually interrupting her as she attempted to ask the candidates questions. When asked about the interruptions in a YouTube video by USA Today on Thursday, Page, who heads USA Today's Washington bureau, pointed out the vice president behaved similarly in the last vice presidential debate in 2016. "Of course, he participated in the vice presidential debate four years ago with a woman moderator, and he did similar things with that debate as well where he talked on and talked over her," Page said during the video.
Arrowhead Stadium has been a house of horrors for Derek Carr and the Raiders. Six times Carr has taken the Raiders into Kansas City to face the Chiefs and he has come out on the short end every time, with most of the games not even being close. Carr is one of just eight quarterbacks since the merger to make at least five road starts at a single stadium in the regular season or playoffs and lost every one of them.
The Cleveland Browns will be without one of their best defensive players Sunday against Indianapolis as tackle Larry Ogunjobi sits out with an abdominal injury. Ogunjobi has been dominant up front against the run for the Browns (3-1), who lead the NFL with 11 takeaways. A third-round pick in 2017 from Charlotte, Ogunjobi got hurt in last week's win over the Dallas Cowboys and didn't practice this week.
With coronavirus running through his body in competition with a heavy steroidal dose, President Trump is frustrated that a country where over 210,000 people have died from the virus seems disinterested in the “hoax” of Russiagate. Trump spent part of his week demanding the latest version of his Russia counter-narrative—that the intelligence officials teamed up with Democrats to invent Russian collusion in 2016—be used to prosecute his political enemies. “I say, 'Bill [Barr], we have plenty [of evidence], we don't need any more,” Trump told Maria Bartiromo on Thursday.