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 […]

Putin trashes poisoned ex-spy Skripal: ‘He’s simply a scumbag’

Thomson Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Sergei Skripal, a former double agent poisoned in Britain, had betrayed the motherland.  “He was simply a spy. A traitor to the motherland. He’s simply a scumbag, that’s all,” Putin said, in remarks that drew applause from parts of the audience. Putin also dismissed the allegation that Russia […]

‘Prison helped me understand’: Man who shot 6 migrants in Italy says he’s got ‘no racial hatred’

A neo-nazi extremist who randomly shot six Africans in a rampage in an Italian town thinking it would avenge the brutal murder of a young woman, now faces 12 years in jail. Luca Traini told the court he was “wrong” and is “sorry.” Traini, who is now 29, spent the morning of February 3 cruising […]

Some of Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale colleagues who previously defended him are now saying the sexual assault allegations he’s facing should be investigated

Several of Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale colleagues who endorsed his confirmation to the Supreme Court are now calling for an investigation into the sexual assault accusations he’s facing. Kent Sinclair, Douglas Rutzen and Mark Osler, all signed an August 27 letter from Yale Law School alumni to the Senate Judiciary Committee defending Kavanaugh’s character. Kavanaugh is […]

He’s no Bull, but Ben’s ready for Green and Gold

QUEENSLAND skipper Jimmy Peirson is adamant former teammate Ben McDermott is ready to feature in Australia’s limited overset-up this summer after his composed century guided Tasmania to a JLT Cup victory over the Bulls in Townsville on Saturday. Chasing 317 to win, the Tigers reeled the target in with four wickets and a over to […]