‘Lies like this end in jail, but Boris is free’

Conmen go to jail for crimes smaller than the Brextremists’ ruinous, gigantic deceit. Scammers such as a Manchester hustler who tricked a couple of holidaymakers out of £40 was sent to prison. Yet notorious liar Boris Johnson and his bandits remain free, despite a heist threatening to cost the nation a fortune. The Great British lie-ability would be behind bars […]

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TV Station Groups Hit With Class Action Suits Over Claims of Antitrust Violations

WASHINGTON — The reports that the Justice Department is investigating Sinclair Broadcast Group, Tribune Media, and other broadcasters over potential antitrust violations has led to a series of class action lawsuits. The latest is a Mobile, Ala., law firm that bought broadcast advertising time and is suing a half-dozen station groups, claiming that coordination between their sales teams artificially drove […]

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U.S. Sanctions Two Turkish Ministers Over Pastor’s Detention

The U.S. imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the continued detention of an American pastor who President Donald Trump has said should be released, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. The sanctions target Turkey’s Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gul and Minister of Interior Suleyman Soylu, both of whom “played leading roles in the organizations responsible for the […]

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Trump Administration Issues Rule Expanding Short-Term Health Plans

As part of an ongoing effort to undermine Obamacare, President Donald Trump’s administration issued a final rule Wednesday extending the duration of cheaper but less comprehensive short-term healthcare plans. Obamacare limited the duration of the short-term plans to three months, but the Trump administration rule would allow the plans to initially extend to twelve months and up to thirty-six months […]

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Trump Calls On Sessions To Immediately Halt Mueller Investigation

In the latest sign of his frustration with the ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump has called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to immediately bring an end to the probe. The request by Trump in a post on Twitter on Wednesday comes as special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has been a thorn in the […]

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Manchin Remains Undecided After Meeting With Kavanaugh

Following a meeting with federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., indicated he has not made up his mind about the Supreme Court nominee. Manchin suggested in comments to reporters that he would likely seek a second meeting with Kavanaugh after his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. “Judge Kavanaugh and I had a […]

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The Daily Show Publishes Book on Trump's Most Memorable Tweets So You'll 'Laugh Instead of Cry'

Writers for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah know how difficult it can be to keep up with President Trump‘s incessant tweets, which is why they’ve written a new book, The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library. The satirical book, out Tuesday, serves as a companion to The Daily Show‘s interactive pop-up exhibition, which catalogues the commander-in-chief’s most shocking and controversial tweets. […]

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Democratic Socialists Endorse Cynthia Nixon For Governor Of New York

The New York City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America endorsed Cynthia Nixon’s bid for governor of New York on Sunday, giving the progressive challenger a coveted left-wing blessing and a potentially pivotal new source of dedicated volunteers. Nixon, the actress and education activist who is challenging two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination, is the first statewide candidate […]

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