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|Trump has sparked a shift in how some conservatives talk and think about abortion
There is a robust argument being made, by prominent public figures but also among everyday Americans, that the white evangelical movement has made a Faustian bargain by supporting the GOP, and President Trump, in exchange for promises to eliminate abortion.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2020 12:18 PM
|Fact check: Biden leveraged $1B in aid to Ukraine to oust corrupt prosecutor, not to help his son
Despite a Senate GOP investigation that found no wrongdoing by Joe Biden on foreign policy in Ukraine, claims to the contrary continue to circulate.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2020 5:25 PM
|Marines remove general investigated over alleged racial slur
The Marine Corps has removed a two-star general from command of Marine forces in Europe and Africa based on an investigation into allegations that he used a racial slur during a training event, officials said Tuesday. The decision to relieve Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary of command of Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, headquartered in Germany, was made by the commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. David Berger. “Neary was relieved due to a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to serve in command,” the Marines said in a brief written statement.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2020 12:21 PM
|Evacuations ordered as Colorado wildfire rages
The town of Grand Lake was under an evacuation order Wednesday night as the East Troublesome Fire approached, officials said.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 2:06 AM
|Fake naked photos of thousands of women shared online
Fake naked images of thousands of women are being made from social media photos.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2020 12:40 PM
|‘She hit her face!’ Watch a Delta passenger smack a flight attendant on board plane
Another day, another on-board confrontation.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2020 12:17 PM
|Trump supporter launches furious rant at Starbucks barista
This week a Trump supporter went viral for all the wrong reasons after video surfaced of her yelling anti-Black Lives Matter rhetoric at a Starbucks barista in Santee, California. The clip – which was taken by a concerned customer – shows the agitated woman getting into a heated war of words with barista Alex Beckom, 19, after being politely asked her to wear the Trump 2020 mask under her chin, correctly over her face. Instead of leaving quietly, the woman then accused the coffee shop employee of discriminating against her for her political views as a supporter of the president.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2020 4:53 PM
|US Army base claims its Twitter account was hacked after suggestively tweeting at an OnlyFans creator
"Our account was hacked. We apologize to our followers," the US Army's Ft. Bragg said on Twitter before the account was deactivated.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2020 6:11 PM
|Under 60% of English COVID contacts reached in new record low for trace scheme
A record low 59.6% of contacts of positive COVID cases were reached in the latest week, statistics for England's Test and Trace scheme showed on Thursday, with turnaround times for people receiving their results also getting slower. British government scientists have warned that the test and trace scheme is relatively ineffective as the coronavirus spreads ever more quickly, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is tackling a growing second wave with a localised approach. Between Oct. 8 and Oct. 14, 33.4% of in-person test results were received the day after the test was taken, compared with 67.9% the week before.
POSTED OCTOBER 22, 2020 6:45 AM
|'Preparing for the worst': Hundreds of protests planned if Trump disputes election result, campaigners say
‘I hope we will not have to mobilise’, says Sean Eldridge
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2020 10:47 AM