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Breonna Taylor Settlement: What it means for No-knock Warrants

Breonna Taylor Settlement: What it means for No-knock Warrants U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In Louisville, Kentucky, the City has reached a settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit rising from the no-knock raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment. Breonna's boyfriend thought the raid was a home invasion. An exchange of gunfire through the door resulted in Breonna being killed on 13 March of this year. The City will pay 12 million dollars and require reforms of police procedure. The promiscuous use of...
Tags: Guns, Congress, White House, Department Of Defense, Arizona, SEC, Ron Paul, Houston, Department Of Justice, EMS, Louisville, State, PAUL, Louisville Kentucky, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


What to expect when you're expecting a COVID-19 vaccine

The Trump administration's communications on a COVID-19 vaccine haven't exactly been seamless.CDC Director Robert Redfield testified Wednesday that a vaccine won't be "fully available to the American public" until probably "late second quarter, third quarter 2021." That's consistent with estimates from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases chief Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, and Moncef Slaoui, the chief scientist at Ope...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, Politico, America, Trump, State, Redfield, Francis Collins, Mark Meadows, Trump Russia, Joanne Kenen, Moncef Slaoui, Robert Redfield, Operation Warp Speed, Dr Anthony Fauci National Institutes of Health


Rumors of an Iranian assassination plot offer lessons that Trump can't seem to learn

Trump, then a presidential candidate, at a "Stop the Iran Deal" rally in Washington DC, September 2015. Susan Walsh/AP Reports emerged this month that Iran was plotting to assassinate the US's ambassador to South Africa. The supposed plot, eight months after the US's assassination of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, is another sign that Trump's aggressive foreign policy creates more risks than it resolves, writes Defense Priorities fellow Bonnie Kristian. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Opinion, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel, US, Trends, Iran, Afghanistan, United States, South Africa, Washington Dc, Hassan Rouhani, Pentagon


Trump's Northern Ireland envoy warns Boris Johnson not to create a hard border 'by accident'

Special Envoy for Northern Ireland Mick Mulvaney (left.) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Mick Mulvaney became the first figure in the Trump administration to express concern over Boris Johnson's contentious plan for Northern Ireland. Trump's envoy to the province — formerly his acting chief of staff — urged the UK not to reinstate a hard border "by accident." Johnson's plan to break international law by disapplying parts of the UK's Brexit deal with the EU infuriated Brussels and has prompte...
Tags: Politics, Usa, UK, Congress, Washington, White House, US, International, Trends, Eu, Conservative, European Union, Joe Biden, Britain, Ireland, Republic Of Ireland


A Chinese virologist claimed the coronavirus was 'intentionally' released. Turns out, she works for a group led by Steve Bannon.

A laboratory technician works with samples being tested for coronavirus at "Fire Eye" laboratory in Wuhan, China. Getty A group of Chinese virologists released a strange new paper on Monday that claims the new coronavirus was engineered in a Chinese lab. One of the virologists, Li-Meng Yan, told Fox News host Tucker Carlson it's a "man-made virus" that the Chinese government released "intentionally." Yan and her co-authors work for groups co-founded by former Trump strategist Steve Bannon,...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, News, Cdc, White House, China, New York City, US, Trends, Fox, World Health Organization, Fox News, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, Wuhan


Joe Biden has been told to stop 'lecturing' the UK after he warned Boris Johnson not to break his Brexit deal with the EU

Getty Joe Biden has triggered a furious row in the UK after threatening to veto a transatlantic trade deal if Boris Johnson breaks his Brexit deal with the EU. Johnson has vowed to disapply the deal he signed with the EU with regard to trade and border provisions with Northern Ireland, and vowed to break international law in order to do so. Senior congressmen and women including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have warned Johnson that there will be no free trade deal with the US if he goes ahe...
Tags: Politics, Usa, UK, News, Washington, US, International, Trends, Eu, Conservative, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Britain, Ireland, Washington Dc, House


Joe Biden was told to stop 'lecturing' the UK after he warned Boris Johnson not to break his Brexit deal with the EU

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Joe Biden, the 2020 US Democratic presidential nominee. Getty Joe Biden triggered a row in the UK by threatening to veto a transatlantic trade deal if Prime Minister Boris Johnson breaks his Brexit deal with the European Union. Johnson has vowed to disapply the deal he signed with the EU over trade and border provisions with Northern Ireland — and to break international law in order to do so. Senior congressional lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy P...
Tags: Politics, Usa, UK, News, Congress, Washington, US, International, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Britain, Ireland, House, Republic Of Ireland


Meet Costco's multimillionaire cofounder Jim Sinegal, a Democrat megadonor who was only paid a third of the average CEO's salary during his time leading the wholesale retailer

Costco cofounder Jim Sinegal walks through a Costco store in 2012. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jim Sinegal cofounded Costco alongside Seattle attorney Jeff Brotman in 1983. Despite building one of the largest retail chains in America, Sinegal consistently earned less than other CEOs throughout his career at Costco and believes it's "wrong" for companies to have huge wage gaps between executives and other employees. Sinegal is a staunch Democrat, speaking on President Barack Obama's beha...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Post, Microsoft, Obama, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Satya Nadella, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, David, Hillary Clinton


Jared Kushner says Trump was surrounded by 'overconfident idiots' from his 2016 campaign and it 'took him a while to figure out' who was loyal to him

President Trump and Jared Kushner during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France. Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that the president was surrounded by "overconfident idiots" from his 2016 campaign and that it "took him a while to figure out" which were loyal to him and his agenda.  Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, first told journalist Bob Woodward that the president's "most dangerous" advisers were "overconfident idiots" and tha...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, Defense, Trends, Donald Trump, Idiot, Trump, State, Ivanka Trump, Cohn, Woodward, Bob Woodward, Rex Tillerson, Biarritz France


U.S. Afghanistan Commander Says Intel Has Not Confirmed Russian Bounties on American Troops

The U.S. commander of troops in Afghanistan said that American intelligence officials have not been able to confirm the existence of a Russian bounty program offering Taliban militants rewards for targeting U.S. troops in Afghanistan."It just has not been proved to a level of certainty that satisfies me," General Frank McKenzie, commander of the U.S. Central Command, told NBC News."We continue to look for that evidence. I just haven't seen it yet," the general said, adding, "it's not a c...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Nbc News, Intel, Intelligence, Afghanistan, Taliban, National Security Agency, Trump, State, U S Central Command, McKenzie, House Armed Services Committee, Frank McKenzie


Mike Pompeo's wife asked State Department staffers to work the week of Christmas so they could help her write personal holiday cards, report says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife, Susan Pompeo. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Susan Pompeo used her personal email address to ask US State Department employees to work the week of Christmas last year and help her write personal holiday cards, according to emails obtained by McClatchy. Two staffers on the email chain, Lisa Kenna and Toni Porter, testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee last month as part of its investigation into the State Department. The State Department to...
Tags: White House, US, Trends, House, State Department, Beltway, Joe, Trump, State, Mike, Porter, US State Department, House Foreign Affairs Committee, McClatchy, Pompeo, State Department the State Department


Mike Pompeo's wife asked State Department staff to work the week of Christmas so they could help her write personal holiday cards, report says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits with his wife Susan prior to a welcome ceremony in honor of new Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Army General Mark Milley at Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall, Virginia, on September 30, 2019..JPG REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Susan Pompeo used her personal email address to ask US State Department employees to work the week of Christmas last year and help her write personal holiday cards, according to emails obtained by McClatchy. Two staffers on the email chain are...
Tags: White House, Trends, House, State Department, Beltway, Joe, Trump, State, Susan, Mike, Porter, US State Department, House Foreign Affairs Committee, McClatchy, Politico Magazine, Pompeo


When early voting starts and ends in each state

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, dozens have states have made it easier to vote early or by mail. AP Photo/Eric Gay The 2020 presidential election is on November 3, but many states will begin holding early voting starting the week of September 14, seven weeks before Election Day. In light of the service disruptions and changes at the Postal Service, major public figures including Barack Obama and Taylor Swift are now encouraging Americans to vote early if they can.  Early voting allows voters...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Voting, Taylor Swift, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Barack Obama, Trends, Ap, Postal Service, District Of Columbia, Greg Abbott, United States Postal Service, State, 2020 Election


The USPS is accused of 'confusing' voters by mailing all Americans the same 'postcards with misinformation' about voting

The Colorado Secretary of State on Friday said the postal service is confusing voters by mailing out a nationwide postcard encouraging Americans to plan ahead. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images The United States Postal Service was accused Friday of misleading American voters by sending a national mailer encouraging them to plan ahead before they vote by mail. Jena Griswold, the Colorado secretary of state, leveled the accusations against USPS in a tweet late Friday, arguing the mailer is ...
Tags: Politics, News, Colorado, California, Washington, Trends, Usps, Washington State, Donald Trump, Vermont, United States Postal Service, State, Griswold, DeJoy, Jena Griswold, Connor Perrett


The USPS is accused of 'confusing' voters by mailing all Americans 'postcards with misinformation' about voting

The Colorado Secretary of State on Friday said the postal service is confusing voters by mailing out a nationwide postcard encouraging Americans to plan ahead. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images The United States Postal Service was accused Friday of misleading American voters by sending a national mailer encouraging them to plan ahead before they vote by mail. Jena Griswold, the Colorado secretary of state, leveled the accusations against USPS in a tweet late Friday, arguing the mailer is ...
Tags: Politics, News, Colorado, California, Washington, Trends, Usps, Washington State, Donald Trump, Vermont, United States Postal Service, State, Griswold, DeJoy, Jena Griswold, Connor Perrett


The hard truths about 9/11's aftermath and the US's legacy in Afghanistan

Smoke pours from the World Trade Center towers after they were hit by two hijacked airliners in a terrorist attack September 11, 2001. Getty Images/Robert Giroux Nineteen years after the September 11 attacks, memories of that day and its destruction are still vivid in the minds of Americans and others around the world. In Afghanistan, September 11 was just the start, and the war the US has fought there since then will last long after US troops leave, writes Candace Rondeaux, senior fellow ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Opinion, Washington, New York City, US, America, Trends, Qatar, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Queens, International criminal court, Manhattan, General Services Administration


Kushner Thought Trump Wasn’t Campaigning Enough During COVID Crisis: Book

As the White House increasingly shifted to re-election mode in the early months of 2019, Jared Kushner told his father-in-law one of the key promises of his 2016 campaign had to be fulfilled to make his 2020 reelection chances “super-strong.” “Number one, build the wall and get the immigration numbers down. That’s a promise that’s not being kept,” Kushner said to the president, according to Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, noting it was “the signature campaign issue” of 2016. Except, according to ...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Mitch McConnell, New Mexico, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas, Republican Party, John Kelly, Trump, State, Netanyahu, Abbas


Brexit: EU threatens legal action against UK unless it rewrites internal market bill – live

News updates: European commission says passing the bill would constitute ‘extremely serious violation of withdrawal agreement and international law’EU tells UK: drop Brexit plans to break law or face sanctions‘Depressing and frustrating’: European press on UK Brexit moveNo-deal Brexit means food price rises, warns MorrisonsSturgeon announces social ‘rule of six’Positive Covid tests in England rise by 43% in week 4.30pm BST Prof Mark Elliott, professor of public law at Cambridge University, s...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Science, Scotland, Eu, UK News, Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Cambridge University, Brexit, Gove, State, AG, Mark Elliott


The U.S. and North Korea were so close to nuclear war, Mattis frequently prayed in church, Woodward says

During the first stage of President Trump's complicated love-hate relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — the "Little Rocket Man" period — Trump's national security team was concerned that the two countries came close to nuclear war, journalist Bob Woodward writes in his forthcoming book, Rage. "We never knew whether it was real," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, then CIA director, is reported to have said, "or whether it was a bluff." Defense Secretary James Mattis took the t...
Tags: News, Washington Post, North Korea, White House, Politico, Russia, Defense, Syria, Cia, Kim, Trump, Peter Navarro, State, Kim Jong, Woodward, Bob Woodward


Jim Mattis reportedly slept in his clothes to be ready for North Korea's missile launches

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Associated Press/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis slept in his clothes because of North Korea's missile launches amid the US's rocky relations with the regime in 2017 The account comes from Bob Woodward's upcoming book, "Rage," CNN reported. According to the book, US-North Korean relations were fragile and the potential for nuclear war was on the mind of the president's national security staff. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
Tags: Politics, News, Minneapolis, Washington Post, North Korea, White House, Defense, US, International, Trends, Syria, Cnn, Atlantic, Marine Corps, Rage, Donald Trump


If Trump loses the election, he'll resign and have Mike Pence pardon him to prevent a federal prosecution, Michael Cohen's book claims

Michael Cohen is seen returning to his Manhattan home on May 21, 2020, after being granted a furlough from prison due to the coronavirus. David Dee Delgado/Getty Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime former lawyer and fixer, believes that Trump wanted to install a loyalist to head up the Manhattan US attorney's office so he could arrange to be federally indicted and then pardon himself in the event that he loses the November election. "The reason behind that unprecedented and se...
Tags: Politics, New York, Rachel Maddow, News, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Manhattan, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Pardon, New York State, Securities And Exchange Commission, Trump


New polls show Joe Biden struggling to appeal to Latino voters in Florida, a boost to Donald Trump in the critical swing state

FILE - In this June 25, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, center, speaks to Stacie Ritter, right, and her son, Jan, during a meeting with families who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act in Lancaster, Pa. Biden is hoping to capture Florida and other pivotal states by pushing Latino turnout rates higher than when Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump in 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) Associated Press Joe Biden and Donald Trump ar...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Obama, Washington Post, Time, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Miami, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Latinos, Polls, Clinton


The list of NBA arenas that will be used as voting sites for the 2020 elections

Ashley Landis/Pool/AP Images Twenty of the NBA's teams will convert their facilities into voting centers for the upcoming 2020 elections. The effort was boosted after NBA players walked out in demand of justice for the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Some arenas are will serve as early voting sites and others will open for Election Day.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Twenty NBA teams have announced plans to transform their facilities to serve voters in the upcoming 2...
Tags: Politics, Voting, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Milwaukee, New York City, San Francisco, Trends, Georgia, Features, Brooklyn, Nba, Michigan, Houston, Charlotte Hornets


Meet Noor bin Ladin, the niece of Osama bin Laden who has come out as a Trump supporter and QAnon believer

Noor bin Laden at The National Theatre on March 2, 2016 in London, England. David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images Noor bin Ladin, the 33-year-old niece of Osama bin Laden, recently gave an interview with the New York Post, called for Americans to vote for President Donald Trump.  Osama bin Laden was the mastermind of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the US. He was killed by US Navy SEALs in 2011. Noor bin Ladin lives in Switzerland, but considers herself "an American at heart." She sai...
Tags: Europe, Post, New York Post, Isis, News, Osama Bin Laden, Saudi Arabia, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, Afghanistan, Gop


Boris Johnson's government admits that its Brexit plans will 'break international law'

Boris Johnson Getty Boris Johnson's government admits that it plans to break international law. The Secterary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis on Tuesday admitted that the government's plans for the province would break international law "in a very specific and limited way." The admission came in response to a question from a Conservative MP who expressed concern with Johnson's plans to make "minor clarifications" to the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement with the EU. The answer prompt...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Westminster, Johnson, Financial Times


A racist conspiracy theory called the 'great replacement' has made its way from far-right media to the GOP

Rep. Matt Gaetz Getty The "great replacement" is a conspiracy theory that states that people of color are trying to replace white populations. The conspiracy has been popular on the far right for some time, but now it's making its way into mainstream GOP talking points. Nikki Ramirez is a researcher at Media Matters For America. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The belief that immigrants arrive in...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Conservative, Fox, Gop, United States, South Africa, Fox News, Nazi, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter


The Trump campaign has legal battles in 5 states to limit mail-in voting expansions

A woman holds up a mail-in ballot before dropping it off at Boston City Hall during the Massachusetts State Primary on September 1, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Amid the president's opposition to mail-in voting, his campaign for re-election has so far filed lawsuits in multiple states: including in Iowa, Nevada, New Jersey, and Montana. Last week, the president's campaign also filed a motion against members of the Navajo Nation in Arizona, who are sui...
Tags: Politics, News, Montana, Massachusetts, Nbc News, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Gop, Usps, Iowa, New Jersey, Arizona, General Election, Associated Press, Navajo Nation


Michigan official says voters should expect 'Election Week, not Election Day' in anticipation of a rush of mail-in ballots

An absentee ballot election worker consolidates a large stack of absentee ballot applications at the Mecklenburg Board of Elections office in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 4, 2020. LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images Michigan's Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Sunday that officials are expecting "an Election Week, as opposed to an Election Day" this November as a rush of mail-in ballots will delay counted votes.  Michigan was one of several key swing states the US Postal Servic...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, US, Trends, US Postal Service, New York Times, Michigan, Postal Service, Meet The Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Benson, Afp, Election 2020, State


Trump on Navalny poisoning: 'We haven't had any proof yet,' also focus on China not Russia and Putin

Shouldn't surprise anyone at this point that Trump is just straight up repeating Vladimir Putin's talking points, and placing the interests of Russia before America. Impeached and manifestly unfit President Donald Trump said the United States must look "very seriously" into the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, but that the White House has not yet seen "any proof." Also, don't focus on Russia, maybe China did it. From Reuters: "It's tragic. It's terrible, it shoul...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, China, Russia, America, United States, Moscow, State Department, Biden, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Everything you need to know about Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District Race

In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma state Sen. Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City. Bice is challenging Rep. Kendra Horn in Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File First-term Rep. Kendra Horn will face Republican State Senator Stephanie Bice in Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District. Bice defeated businesswoman Terry Neese in a hotly-contested primary runoff for this seat, which includes some of the areas in...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Mitt Romney, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Trump, Oklahoma City, Election 2020, State, Oklahoma City Oklahoma, Seminole, Senate Finance Committee, Republican State, House Armed Services Committee, Oklahoma County



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