June 2017 / 30 posts found

CNN’S Ana Navarro Goes Ballistic Over Trump Tweet: ‘Lunatic Man Baby’ Must Stop

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is the p Navarro said she has had it with Republican politicians who criticize the president but do nothing more. Its time that somebody ...calls him up and says, Listen,you crazy, lunatic 70-year-old man-baby, stop it.You are now the president of the United States, the commander in chief, and you need to stop acting like a mean girl, because we just wont take it. Navarros comment on Trumpsfixation with women and blood was a reference to Trumps campaign attack on then-Fox News host Megyn Kelly, who he said hadblood coming out of her eyes ... blood coming out of her [...]

Brendan Dassey To Remain Behind Bars, Appeals Court Rules

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In a one-sentence order, a three-judge panel from the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied a motion from 27-year-old Dasseys lawyers requesting his immediate release from prison after the court last week affirmed a federal magistrate judges 2016 ruling.Dasseys purported confession that he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005 wascoerced by law enforcement, the judge who overturned his conviction found. We intend to seek review by the entire 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and by the United States Supreme Court, if necessary,Johnny Koremenos, spokesman for the states Department of Justice, told HuffPost. [...]

Rep. Chaffetz Wants To Give Lawmakers A $2,500 Monthly Housing Handout

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He thinks members of Congress need financial aid. Washington, D.C., is one of the most expensive places in the world, and I flat-out cannot afford a mortgage in Utah, kids in college and a second place here in Washington, D.C., said Chaffetz. Like most of the lawmakers, hes been making $174,000 a year. The House and Senate majority and minority leaders earn $193,400 annually, while the House speaker gets $223,500. His advice isnt without a huge dollop of irony. If lawmakers are really struggling to pay the bills while making more than three times the median household income in the [...]

Google Exec Shares Story Of How Health Care Helped Son Before His Heartbreaking Death

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He shared his experiences now because he fears that without the help his family and his son Riley had, other children and parents would face similar ordeals under the health care bill Senate Republicans aim to vote on this week. The Congressional Budget Office said in a report Monday that 22 million people could lose insurance in the next decade because of the bill, including millions on Medicaid. This is a photo Norton shared of Riley when he was a little boy: Ken Norton And here: Riley was born with a critical heart defect in 2003. The current Senate health [...]

Here Are All The Winners Of The 2017 BET Awards

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Iconic stars filled into the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday to celebrate the work of distinguished artists across the fields of music, film and more. Check out the full list of nominees below, which will be updated throughout the night as the winners are announced! Best Male R&B/Pop ArtistBruno MarsChris BrownThe WeekndTrey SongzUsher Best CollaborationBeyonc Ft. Kendrick Lamar FreedomChance The Rapper Ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne No ProblemChris Brown Ft. Gucci Mane & Usher PartyDJ Khaled Ft. Beyonc & Jay Z ShiningMigos Ft. Lil Uzi Vert Bad and BoujeeRae Sremmurd Ft. Gucci Mane Black Beatles Best Female [...]

Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors

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Around 20 protestors, including seniors and people with disabilities, were staging a die-in by lying on the street outside of the San Francisco Federal Building on Wednesday afternoon, CBS San Francisco reported. The man rode his motorcycle down the wrong way on Seventh Street, through the crowd, then turned and drove through the crowd again, activist Emily Lee told KRON4. San Francisco police surrounded Dillon with their guns drawn, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, before citing himfor reckless driving and releasing him. He was definitely targeting us, she added.It was unclear if it was for political reasons or if [...]

Trump Touts Putting ‘Minors’ Back To Work, Twitter Gets Giddy

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Thats all it took for Twitter to gleefully go nuts. Lots of Facebook comments pointed out the spelling error, but it remained on Trumps page Friday night, five hours after it was posted. Some tweeters pointed out the same mistake was made in a joke scene on the filmGalaxy Quest. Related Coverage Scott Pruitt's Big Coal Lie Proof That Trump Cares More About Coal Money Than Coal Miners Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-minors-work_us_594d99bee4b02734df2a81b4

San Francisco’s Transit Agency Promises No Immigration Raids

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The transit agencys board passed a resolutionthat prohibits the use of its funds or resources to enforce federal immigration law. The measure, called the Safe Transit Policy, bans employees from seeking riders immigration status, limits the cooperation of employees with federal authorities in conducting immigration checks and arrests, and prevents BART from asking job applicants about their immigration status. The BART resolution was floated in March by board member Lateefah Simon, who campaigned for the position in November on a platform that safe access to transportation is an issue of social and economic justice. Encountering Immigrations Customs Enforcement can take [...]

Most Americans Don’t Think Religious-Based Discrimination Should Be Lawful

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A number of Christian groups and outlets applauded the bill. But according to a new report by the Public Religion Research Institute, support for religiously based service refusals is quickly declining. Thats roughly the same percentage that opposed such refusals in a similar study PRRI conducted last year. But a breakdown of the results reveals that across religious groups, support for religiously based service refusals is declining. No group witnessed a more dramatic shift in opinion than Mormons, 58 percent of whom favored religiously based refusals in 2015. By the following year, just 42 percent were in favor and 52 [...]

Michael Brown’s Family Settles Wrongful-Death Lawsuit For Undisclosed Sum

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Federal district judge Richard Webber approved the civil settlement on Tuesday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Webber sealed details of the settlement and did not disclose the settlement amount. Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III and attorneys for Browns parents declined to comment on the settlement, according to the Associated Press. Wilson resigned from the Ferguson police force in November 2014, after a grand jury in St. Louis County announced he would not be indicted. In March 2015, Department of Justice officials announced that Wilson would not face federal civil rights charges in connection with Browns death. Webber wrote in his [...]