Judge Blocks California’s Ban On Gun Magazines Over 10 Rounds

A federal judge blocked California’s ban on gun magazines over 10 rounds on Friday, according to new reports from NBC News and The Hill. U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez delivered the ruling Friday, citing concerns over Second Amendment rights to block the proposed law. While buying and selling magazines over 10 rounds has been illegal […]

Autopsy Reveals 7-Year-Old Died From Sepsis In US Custody

New autopsy results have revealed that Jakelin Caal Maquin, a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US Customs and Border Patrol custody late last year, had sepsis, according to CNN. The El Paso County Medical Examiner’s office released the autopsy report Friday. It cited streptococcal sepsis, a bacterial infection, as the cause of death. Streptococcus […]

Trump Reportedly Told Kim Jong Un To Surrender All Nuclear Weapons At Hanoi Summit

An explosive new report from Reuters alleges that President Donald Trump asked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to surrender all his country’s nuclear weapons and bomb fuel to the United States at a summit in Hanoi last month. The letter, which Trump gave copies of to Kim in both English and Korean, called on […]

U.K. Parliament Will Vote On Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Friday

The House of Commons will vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement on Friday, according to the Associated Press. The agreement must pass by 11 p.m. GMT on Friday night to secure an extension of Brexit until May 22, per the BBC, otherwise the United Kingdom stands the risk of crashing out of […]

House Passes Resolution Attacking Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

The House passed a new non-binding resolution on Thursday denouncing President Donald Trump’s ban of transgender Americans from serving in the military, according to reporting from NBC News. The motion passed 238-185, with all Democrats supporting the resolution and nearly every Republican voting against it. The White House’s policy bars all people who have undergone […]

Jared Kushner Meets With Senate Intelligence Committee Over Russia Investigation

Jared Kushner, a top White House advisor and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, reportedly met with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators in a closed-door meeting on Thursday. The meeting comes as the Intelligence Committee continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. CNN first spotted Kushner leaving the meeting room and reported that the […]

Puerto Rico Governor Threatens Trump: ‘If The Bully Gets Close, I’ll Punch The Bully In The Mouth’

Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Roselló took a frustrated tone with President Donald Trump over the slow relief efforts for Hurricane Maria. In an interview with CNN, Roselló explained that he refused to let the White House (and Trump in particular) bully officials and slow the relief efforts on the island. “If the bully gets […]

Top 10 Baseball Players’ Jerseys Heading Into Opening Day 2019

As we head into Opening Day 2019, these are the most popular baseball jerseys across the country, according to MLB.com. The list tracks Majestic jerseys sold from the official MLB shop since January 1, 2019. Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper tops the list after signing a 13-year, $330 million contract in free agency. He’s the […]

Customs And Border Protection Commissioner Warns Immigration System Is At The ‘Breaking Point’

High-ranking officials within the Customs and Border Protection agency are expressing their concern over the growing immigration crisis, according to a new report from NPR. CBP Commissioner Kevin McAlaneen was blunt in a statement Wednesday from El Paso, Texas. “The breaking point has arrived. CBP is facing an unprecedented humanitarian and border security crisis all […]

Walgreens Will Bring CBD Products To 1,500 Stores

Walgreens announced on Wednesday that it will soon begin selling CBD-based products in almost 1,500 stores across a swath of states, according to CNBC. Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, is a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis (marijuana) and thought by some to alleviate ailments like anxiety, pain, and seizures — though there’s no conclusive research […]

Charlottesville Car Attacker Pleads Guilty To Federal Hate Crimes

The driver who killed one woman and injured 35 others after ramming his car into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017 has pled guilty to federal hate crime charges, according to new reporting from The Washington Post. James Alex Fields Jr. had previously pled not guilty, but changed to […]

Conor McGregor Under Investigation For Sexual Assault In Ireland

Recently retired UFC mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor is under investigation for sexual assault in his native Ireland, according to a bombshell report from The New York Times. The investigation stems from a report by a woman in Dublin that McGregor assaulted her in December of last year. The star athlete was taken […]

Judge Recommends Import Ban On Some iPhones After Qualcomm Patent Infringement Verdict

After finding Apple guilty of patent infringement on two patents from San Diego-based chipmaker Qualcomm, a judge with the United States International Trade Commission has recommended a ban on imports of certain iPhone models, per reporting from The Verge. The verdict is just the latest development in the long legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, […]

Uber Buys Middle East Competitor Careem In $3.1 Billion Deal

Ride-sharing giant Uber announced on Tuesday that it had acquired Dubai-based competitor Careem for a hefty $3.1 billion sum, per Gizmodo. Careem, which operates throughout the Middle East, will continue to operate under the independent brand after the deal and will continue to be led by founder and CEO Mudassir Sheikha, according to an official […]

Airbus Strikes $34 Billion Deal With China Amid Boeing Scandal

In a major blow to rival Boeing, Airbus announced a new $34 billion (30 billion euro) deal with China to deliver 300 new planes to the nation’s commercial aviation industry, per BBC News. The agreement was completed during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Paris (part of a wider series of visits across Europe for […]

Owners Of Krispy Kreme, Pret A Manger, Panera Bread Admit Nazi History, Will Donate $11 Million To Charity

The Reimann family, one of the richest families in Germany and controlling owner of brands like Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread, Pret A Manger, and Peet’s Coffee, among others, has admitted its past ties to the Nazi Party and its use of slave labor in its businesses during World War II. The family has pledged to […]

Brexit: ‘Not Sufficient Support’ To Vote On Deal, Says Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has pushed back a final vote on her Brexit deal to later in the week. May admitted that she did not have “sufficient support” to vote on it today, per BBC News. After meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels last week, May successfully negotiated an extension of the United […]

‘Bond 25’ Reportedly Begins Filming This Week

Bond 25, the 25th installment in the James Bond franchise, will reportedly begin filming this week in Norway, per ScreenRant. The still untitled film, which will be the first in the series since 2015’s Spectre(a film which grossed $880 million at the global box office), will serve as Daniel Craig’s last appearance in the titular […]

Donald Trump Signs Proclamation Recognizing Israel’s Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump opened up a meeting Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by signing a statement recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region, per Reuters. Israel has occupied the Golan Heights since the Six Day War of 1967, and in 1981 passed the Golan Heights Law declaring Israeli jurisdiction and rule […]

Red Sox Agree To Five-Year, $145 Million Extension With Ace Chris Sale

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a five-year, $145 million extension with their star pitcher, Chris Sale, per reports from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic via Twitter. The deal will keep Sale in Boston for an extra five years at an average annual value of $29 million after his current contract expires at the […]

Trump Removes North Korea Sanctions One Day After Treasury Imposed Them

President Trump has decided to lift new sanctions imposed on North Korea by the Treasury Department just one day ago. “It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those additional Sanctions!” Trump […]

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump Reportedly Used Personal Accounts For Government Business

Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, revealed groundbreaking new information his committee obtained on Thursday: high-ranking White House officials have been using personal email and chat accounts to conduct government business, according to reports from CNN and The New York Times. Cummings submitted a letter Thursday to the White House alleging that Jared […]

Crashed Planes Lacked Key Safety Features Because Boeing Charged Extra To Install Them

Pilots in the two recent Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes were deprived of crucial safety features which Boeing charged extra to install, according to new reporting from The New York Times. Boeing chose to include an angle of attack indicator and disagree light as optional extras in its newest jet, the 737 MAX 8. While […]

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion For Freezing Out Competitors

Silicon Valley kingpin Google has been fined 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) by the European Union for its “abusive” online advertising practices, per the Associated Press and NPR. The European Commission alleged that Google broke EU antitrust regulations by preventing its competitors from working with companies partnered with Google. The fine centered around Google’s manipulation […]

Drinking Hot Tea Or Coffee Could Nearly Double Risk Of Cancer, According To New Study

According to a new study reported by CNN, drinking very hot coffee or tea could nearly double a person’s risk of esophageal cancer. The study, lead by Dr. Farhad Islami of the American Cancer Society, found that people who drink 700 ml or more of tea daily (around two cups) at 60 degrees Celsius (140 […]

Mike Pence Will Visit Midwest In Aftermath of Devastating Floods

Vice President Mike Pence indicated through Twitter that he will visit Nebraska in the aftermath of devastating flooding throughout the state and rest of the Midwest. “Heading to Nebraska today to survey the devastating flood damage. To the people of Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas & all regions impacted: we are with you!” the vice […]

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Eliminating The Electoral College

Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has grounded her campaign so far on concrete policy proposals for her administration, and she added another explosive idea at a CNN town hall last night: eliminating the electoral college. “Every vote matters, and the way we can make that happen is that we can have national voting, and that […]

Alan Krueger, Former White House Economist for Clinton and Obama, Dies Age 58

Former Obama-era White House economic advisor Alan Krueger has died at age 58, NBC News reported. Krueger built a reputation as one of the United States’ foremost economists with his detailed, yet accessible, research. His work on topics ranging from the economic impacts of raising the minimum wage to the distribution of wealth within the […]

Russell Westbrook Suspended For 16th Technical Foul

Oklahoma City Thunder star point guard Russell Westbrook has been suspended for one game after recording his 16th technical foul of the year, ESPN reported Sunday. Westbrook received a technical foul for arguing with referee Tyler Ford in Sunday’s 110-88 loss against the Golden State Warriors. The Thunder guard was looking for a favorable call […]