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News : Offbeat

Consumer bureau to probe top Trump official's past racial comments

Friday  01:05,   19 october 2018
thehill

The acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has asked internal government watchdogs to investigate the emergence of and response to writings by a top agency employee dismissing racial... >>>

Corker rails against White House's intel 'clampdown' on Khashoggi

Friday  01:00,   19 october 2018
politico

The Tennessee's Republican's comments come as the president tells reporters it appears the journalist is... >>>

Interior accuses Ben Carson of sending 'false information' about watchdog

Friday  00:40,   19 october 2018
politico

An Interior Department spokesperson disputed an email Carson sent on Oct. 12 saying that Suzanne Tufts was heading to Interior to become its acting inspector general. “HUD sent out an email that had false information in it,” Interior spokeswoman... >>>

The Market Keeps Punishing Stock Bulls

Friday  00:30,   19 october 2018
bloomberg

Pity the tech investors who poured $2 billion into an exchange-traded fund just yesterday. Pity the bulls who thought they’d ride their way to riches buying the S&P 500 on Labor Day. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Florida's Republicans feel brunt of hurricane in upcoming election

Friday  00:30,   19 october 2018
reuters

Two days after Katherine Shimonis returned to her home in the Florida Panhandle to find it destroyed by Hurricane Michael, she went to her local post office, which was empty and without power, and shouldered her way through the front... >>>

Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Thursday  23:55,   18 october 2018
reuters

If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump's presidency could face swift examination – from his long-elusive tax returns to possible business ties with Russia and conflicts >>>

Internet provider groups sue Vermont over net neutrality law

Thursday  23:55,   18 october 2018
reuters

Four industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Thursday seeking to block Vermont's law barring companies that do not abide by net neutrality rules from receiving state... >>>

Netflix considers lower prices to chase boom in India viewers

Thursday  23:45,   18 october 2018
bloomberg

Netflix believes India has hundreds of millions of potential video customers, and the company will explore a lower-priced plan to reel them... >>>

12-year-old boy shot by 10-year-old girl, police say

Thursday  23:45,   18 october 2018
wisn

A 12-year-old Milwaukee boy was shot Thursday morning by a 10-year girl near 11th Street and Atkinson Avenue, police said. It happened at about 8:35 a.m. The boy sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to an area hospital for... >>>

Search for Jayme Closs enters 4th day as Wisconsin police prepare to comb area near girl's home

Thursday  23:45,   18 october 2018
foxnews

The search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs entered the fourth day as authorities look for clues about the girl’s whereabouts and who murdered her parents while she was inside their Wisconsin... >>>

Multiple Kansas Republicans back Kris Kobach’s Democratic opponent

Thursday  23:30,   18 october 2018
foxnews

Two former Republican governors have backed Democrat Laura Kelly's gubernatorial bid over Republican nominee Kris... >>>

Mark Meadows: New info shows Rod Rosenstein should resign 'immediately'

Thursday  23:20,   18 october 2018
washingtonexaminer

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said Thursday that lawmakers in recent days have "learned" information that warrants Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to step down "immediately." “Based on additional information we've learned over... >>>

Bolton and Kelly get into heated shouting match sparking resignation fears

Thursday  22:55,   18 october 2018
cnn

A heated argument in the West Wing between chief of staff John Kelly and national security adviser John Bolton over a recent surge in border crossings turned into a shouting match Thursday, two sources familiar with the argument told CNN.... >>>

New trial begins for Terry Thompson after mistrial in June

Thursday  22:55,   18 october 2018
khou

HOUSTON - A new trial has begun for Terry Thompson, the man accused of choking a Denny's customer to... >>>

Donald Trump Effectively Replaces Sarah Sanders

Thursday  22:40,   18 october 2018
newsweek

Trump has addressed an estimated 300 questions from reporters in the past 11 days, according to an... >>>