• Chris Christie stopped at airport for skipping security check

    TRENTON, N.J. – Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie was stopped from cutting past a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday, with Christie eventually getting in line with other passengers. Christie – still accompanied by a member of a State Police protection detail, even though his...
  • Bare-chested Putin takes dip in icy lake for Epiphany

    Russian President Vladimir Putin continued his tradition of stripping down to the waist in public Friday when he took a dip in the freezing waters of an icy lake to celebrate the Orthodox Christian ritual marking the Epiphany. State television showed the 65-year-old Russian leader marking a hole cut...
  • House passes short-term spending bill, but legislation faces long odds in Senate

    House passes spending bill, which faces long odds in Senate WASHINGTON — House Republicans narrowly passed a four-week spending bill on Thursday night to avert a partial government shutdown, but Democrats appeared to have enough votes to tank the measure in the Senate. The House 230-to-197 vote occurred just 30...
  • Convicted ex-coal CEO launches US Senate bid with town hall

    LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) – A former coal company executive who went to prison for charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades kicked off his U.S. Senate bid Thursday evening, telling an audience he backs President Donald President Trump as a real opportunity for West Virginia. Ex-Massey...
  • Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state’s congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines. The justices announced the stay after legal briefs were filed for...
  • Is President Trump following the doctor’s orders ???

    President Trump isn’t sweating his doctor’s orders to exercise daily, claiming he runs around enough at the White House complex to make up for it. ​ “I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that,” Trump, 71, told Reuters during an Oval Office interview published on Wednesday....
  • A majority of voters support Dreamers staying in the U.S. legally

    Voters by a wide margin of 73 percent for and just 21 percent against support legislation that would allow Dreamers to stay in the US legally — including 49 percent of Republicans in favor compared to 40 percent who oppose it, a new poll said Thursday. But voters by...
  • Hulk Hogan’s Flattered People Want Him to Run for U.S. Senate

    Hulk Hogan may have retired from wrestling, but someone powerful is twisting his arm hard … to run for U.S. Senate … something he says doesn’t interest him, but he made it clear to us that could change. Republican strategist and former Trump adviser Roger Stone is urging Hulk...
  • Atlanta chosen as one of the 20 finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters

    SEATTLE – E-commerce giant Amazon announced Thursday that Atlanta is among 20 finalists for the new location of the company’s second headquarters.  The new campus is expected to create around 50,000 new jobs. The company has promised to invest $5 billion in construction and other investments.  When Amazon announced its plans...