A bomb blast at a crowded bar in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s city of Beni killed at least five people, officials say. Authorities blamed the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militia, one of the deadliest armed groups in the region, for the attack.
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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 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
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.
The former president is angry that one possible candidate hasn't deferred to him.
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.
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on Monday that she hoped mounting tensions with Russia over Ukraine could be solved by diplomacy, but she warned that Moscow would suffer if it does attack the country. "Each further aggressive act will have a high price for Russia, economically, strategically, politically," Baerbock, in Kyiv on a trip that will next take her to Moscow, told a joint news conference with her Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba.
- Associated Press
A suspected drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a separate fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport. Emirati police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one Pakistani. Three transport tankers caught fire at the facility, while another fire was sparked at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport.
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.
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
- Austin American-Statesman
Former Presidents and members of Congress don’t get salaries ‘for life’
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 Wrap
Sinema said Thursday she will not vote with her party on filibuster reform, standing in the way of passage of voting rights legislation
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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%.
- The Wrap
Ted Koppel Blasts News Media for Bias Against Trump: ‘I Think Opinion Belongs on the Opinion Page’ (Video)
"It bothers me when I see them losing some of the criteria that always used to keep a wall between opinion and news coverage," the veteran journalist says
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 former top Obama economist throws cold water on the Biden administration's favorite inflation argument: 'Corporate greed is a bad theory'
Jason Furman also pushed back on Joe Manchin's case that Biden's big bill would worsen inflation, calling it "a bad reason" to oppose the measure.
- The Hill
Democratic strategist James Carville said on Sunday that Democrats should "quit being a whiny party" and instead focus on what accomplishments they've been able to achieve so far during the Biden presidency.During an appearance on NBC's "Meet The Press," host Chuck Todd asked Carville what the president should do to fix an increasingly downtrodden mood among Biden's coalition from progressives not happy with what they see is a lack of progress...