President Trump Set To Propose $4.8 Trillion Budget With Cuts To Foreign Aid, Social Support

 U.S. President Donald Trump will propose on Monday a 21% cut in foreign aid and slashing social safety net programs in his $4.8 trillion budget proposal for fiscal 2021, according to senior administration officials. The budget will seek an increase in funds to counter developing economic threats from China and Russia, but will also raise …

Two NYPD Officers Shot In Separate Incidents Referred To As “Assassination Attempts”

One suspect is in police custody after two New York City police officers were shot and wounded half a mile apart on Saturday night and Sunday morning, in what officials are calling “assassination” attempts. Police say that the suspect walked into the 41st precinct in New York City’s Bronx borough just before 8 a.m. Sunday …

Department Of Justice Launches Investigation Into String Of Prison Deaths

The Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation into the Mississippi prison system, this coming after a string of inmate deaths in the last few months. Federal prosecutors announced that they are looking into conditions at four state prisons following the deaths of at least 15 inmates since late December. The investigation is examining …

“Person Of Interest” In Custody Regarding Shooting Of Two Detectives In Maryland

A person of interest was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon following a massive manhunt for the gunman who shot two Maryland detectives.” The Anne Arundel Police tweeted, “we have a person of interest in custody in reference to the shootings of our detectives. We do not believe there is any further threat to our …

Three 3 Dead, 179 Injured After Plane Crash At Istanbul Airport

A Turkish airliner skidded off a runway, crashing and breaking apart while landing in bad weather in Istanbul Wednesday, killing three people and injuring over 100 more passengers. The aircraft, operated by  Pegasus Airlines, was arriving at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport from the western Turkish city of Izmir with 183 passengers and crew on board …

Three Dead, 179 Injured After Plane Crash At Istanbul Airport

A Turkish airliner skidded off a runway, crashing and breaking apart while landing in bad weather in Istanbul Wednesday, killing three people and injuring over 100 more passengers. The aircraft, operated by  Pegasus Airlines, was arriving at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport from the western Turkish city of Izmir with 183 passengers and crew on board …

Senate Acquits President Trump On Both Impeachment Charges

On Wednesday, the Senate acquitted President Donald Trump on charges of abusing his power and obstructing Congress, bringing an end to the third presidential impeachment trial in United States history. On the first of two articles of impeachment, Mitt Romney of Utah was the lone Republican to vote to convict Trump, along with all Democrats …

President Trump Delivers His Third State Of The Union Address

President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address late Tuesday, less than 24 hours before the GOP Senate is expected to vote to acquit him of impeachment charges. Republicans stood numerous times to applaud, but two moments between Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) went viral, highlighting party tension.  Having snubbed Pelosi’s handshake …

Majority Of Iowa Democratic Caucus Results Are Released

The Iowa Democratic Party released the majority of the results from the Iowa caucuses on Tuesday, which show Mayor Pete Buttigieg with a narrow lead over Bernie Sanders in state delegates-  but Sanders with a slight edge in the popular vote. No winner has been announced, but the state party has provided results from 71% …

California Greyhound Bus Shooting Leave 5 Wounded, One Dead

The California Highway Patrol said a gunman killed one passenger and wounded five others on a Greyhound bus traveling from Los Angeles to the San Francisco Bay Area early Monday morning. The shooting happened at about 1:20 a.m. as the bus was on the Grapevine section of Interstate 5 high in the mountains between Los …