Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts of Ilhan Omar’s Potential Challenger

Ms. Omar, who is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress and is no stranger to threats, responded on Twitter. This is the natural result of a political environment where anti-Muslim dogwhistles and dehumanization are normalized by an entire politic…

Boris Johnson recreates the creepiest scene in ‘Love Actually,’ somehow makes it creepier

Love Actually’s “To me, you are perfect” scene is arguably one of the creepiest, most manipulative scenes in rom-com history. But it just got out-creeped, by none other than Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson. That’s right: a man who refuses to tell us h…

2020 election crucial for US to catch up on climate action

Washington (AFP) – A significant expansion of state, city, and business climate action could reduce US greenhouse gas emissions by up to 37 percent by 2030 over 2005 levels even without federal support, according to projections published Monday. But the elec…

The plan: How Republicans say they’ll defend Trump

The plan: How Republicans say they’ll defend Trump

Washington (CNN)The Republican staff on the three panels involved in the impeachment investigation have drafted a detailed memo, circulated to GOP members of all three committees and obtained by CNN, outlining their defense of President Donald Trump. Utiliz…

Mike Pompeo says US has a ‘duty’ to investigate the bogus conspiracy theory at the center of the Ukraine scandal

Mike Pompeo says US has a ‘duty’ to investigate the bogus conspiracy theory at the center of the Ukraine scandal

In a Tuesday interview on Fox News, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States should investigate the baseless and discredited conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election. When asked whether the US and Ukraine should formally in…

Tinder reveals the politicians users talk about most — and, yes, AOC tops the list

Tinder reveals the politicians users talk about most — and, yes, AOC tops the list

Theres nowhere you can go to escape the political hell weve been living in since 2016 not even on dating apps, apparently. On Thursday, Tinder released its year in review, called The Year in Swipe – What 2019 Taught Us About the Future of Dating. Among other…

Fiona Hill: UK coal miner’s daughter turned top US Russia expert

Fiona Hill: UK coal miner’s daughter turned top US Russia expert

Image copyrightEPAImage caption Fiona Hill is a former White House aide When former White House national security adviser Fiona Hill took to the stand to testify in the US impeachment inquiry, she began with the story of her life. Unlike many others speak…

For Trump and Europe, a Surprising Role Reversal

For Trump and Europe, a Surprising Role Reversal

But Europe is changing, too, with Britain seeking to leave, Ms. Merkel nearing the end of her tenure, and Mr. Macron staking his claim to European leadership with a vision of the future that depends less on the United States. His criticism of NATO is inevitab…

Dow dives after Trump hints that a trade deal with China could come after the 2020 election

Dow dives after Trump hints that a trade deal with China could come after the 2020 election

President Donald Trump said that French President Emmanuel Macrons recent comments about NATO were very insulting. USA TODAY U.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday on worries that a trade deal with China wont be reached this month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average d…

Jeff Sessions to announce run for Senate

Jeff Sessions to announce run for Senate

(CNN)Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday a campaign for his old US Senate seat from Alabama, according to a GOP official familiar with the plan, a decision that could roil the Republican primary and provide the ultimate test of Presid…

Daca: Dreamers take fight with Trump to Supreme Court

Daca: Dreamers take fight with Trump to Supreme Court

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption A Daca student speaks at a rally outside of the Supreme Court ahead of the oral arguments The US Supreme Court is to hear arguments in the case of an Obama-era immigration programme the White House has sought to end…

Donald Trump confirms pre-election UK visit

Donald Trump confirms pre-election UK visit

Image copyrightAFP US President Donald Trump has confirmed he will travel to London 10 days before the UK general election. He will be in the capital with the first lady for the Nato summit between 2 and 4 December. Mr Trump will also attend a reception at…

US election 2020: Trump taunts ‘little’ Bloomberg to challenge him

US election 2020: Trump taunts ‘little’ Bloomberg to challenge him

Media caption’Little Michael’ Bloomberg will hurt Biden – Trump US President Donald Trump has taunted former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg amid reports that he is ready to jump into the White House race. Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said of the …