Tucker Carlson says the man he’s accused of assaulting at a Virginia country club called his teenage daughter a ‘w—-‘

Richard Drew/AP After the celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti accused Fox News host Tucker Carlson of assaulting a “gay Latino immigrant,” Carlson said in a statement to Business Insider that he never assaulted the man and that the individual verbally harassed his teenage daughter at a country club. Carlson said the man stopped his daughter when […]

A Nevada pimp who said he’s just like Trump won a state election even though he died 3 weeks ago

REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo Dennis Hof has been elected to the Nevada state assembly even though he died three weeks ago. Hof, a pimp who owned several legal brothels in Nevada, died in October but got almost 70% of the vote against his Democratic challenger. Hof called himself “The Trump of Pahrump” and said his support was similar […]

A Deutsche Bank exec says he travels up to 10 days every month — and he’s been able to keep doing it for over 20 years because of a ‘magic combination’

Piers Constable A Deutsche Bank executive says he does eight triathlons a year — even while traveling 10 days a month for work. Piers Constable, a managing director based in New York City, says that he’s found exercising and traveling to be a “magic combination.” Constable said that he wakes up at 5 a.m. every day […]

‘My eyes are now wide open’: Kanye West says he’s been ‘used’ and plans to quit politics

Kanye West said he’s “distancing himself from politics” to focus on creative work. West — a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump — said he’s been “used” to spread messages he doesn’t believe in. The fallout follows a dispute with Candace Owens, who said West designed a logo for “Blexit,” a movement to convince African-Americans […]

Trump insists he’s not to blame for suspected bomber who attended his campaign rally and targeted his political opponents

Alex Brandon/AP President Donald Trump insisted he is not to blame for Cesar Sayoc Jr., the Florida man who was arrested in connection to the package bombs that were sent to top Democrats and government officials. Sayoc is believed to have been an avid Trump supporter who also sent threats to critics of the Trump […]

Georgia’s Republican secretary of state says he’s worried what will happen ‘if everybody uses and exercises their right to vote’ in the November midterm election

AP Photo/John Amis, File Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State and the Republican nominee for governor, said he is worried about his Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams’ efforts to increase voter turnout ahead of the November 6 midterm election. Kemp is in the middle of a heated gubernatorial race in Georgia where he has caught some […]

Trump ‘confirms’ he’s pulling US out of nuclear deal with Russia

Published time: 20 Oct, 2018 20:34 Edited time: 20 Oct, 2018 20:45 The US will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, AP has quoted President Donald Trump. He cited Russia’s alleged treaty violations, while at the same time vowing to “develop the weapons.” Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Trump says he’s not to blame if Republicans lose the House after the midterm elections

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump said that he won’t accept the blame if Republicans lose the House after the midterm elections. Trump said he believes he is “helping” Republican candidates as he campaigns ahead of crucial midterm elections next month. Trump also resisted comparisons to President Barack Obama, who took responsibility for the Democrats’ […]

Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance is an ’embarrassing’ ‘crisis’ for Trump and ‘one of the roughest foreign-policy challenges’ he’s faced yet, experts say

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Foreign-policy experts say the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is “embarrassing” and a “crisis” for President Donald Trump. Experts seem to disagree, however, on how big of a challenge this poses to Trump’s overall agenda. They say the situation creates tension between Trump and the GOP foreign-policy establishment in Congress. Experts […]

Elon Musk isn’t on his Twitter leash yet, so he’s taunting the SEC

Enlarge (credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica) On Saturday, Elon Musk settled a lawsuit from the Securities and Exchange Commission claiming that he had violated federal securities laws by tweeting that he had “funding secured” to take Tesla private. Now, days later, Musk has tweeted out a sarcastic message to the SEC: Just want to […]