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Big Cases Still Waiting for Supreme Court Decisions in 2017

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:56

Seventeen cases from this year’s Supreme Court term are still pending, with decisions expected in the next eight days. Religious liberty, the constitutional rights of illegal aliens, and free-speech rights to express messages some people find offensive are several of the high-profile issues raised in the remaining cases.

VIDEO: Man Allegedly High on Synthetic Street Drug Tries to Bite Officers After They Repeatedly Tasered Him

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 23:53

A Kentucky man allegedly overdosed on a synthetic street drug and tried to bite officers after they repeatedly tasered him, video footage of the incident shows.

Photo of Slaves Featured in Wheel of Fortune’s ‘Southern Charm Week’ Causes Social Media Outrage

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 23:09

A photo of what looks like two slaves in the background of an episode of Wheel of Fortune's "Southern Charm Week" has caused outrage on social media.

Outdoor Clothing Giant Patagonia Pledging to Lead Resistance to Trump

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:39

The CEO of outdoor clothing giant Patagonia is burnishing her anti-Republican bona fides again, this time saying she intends to pledge her entire company to the "resistance" of President Donald Trump.

Brooks Koepka Wins First Major at U.S. Open

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:15

Brooks Koepka proved too big, too strong, and too tough for both the course and his competitors, firing a final round 67 to run away with the 2017 U.S. Open.

Breitbart News Daily: Trump’s Cuba Reset

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:08

On the Monday edition of Breitbart News Daily, broadcast live on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 from 6AM to 9AM Eastern, Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow will continue our discussion of the Trump administration’s agenda. Dr. Sebastian Gorka, the deputy assistant to President Trump, will discuss Trump’s announcement of a reversal of the United States’ Obama-era “normalization” policy toward Cuba. Jose Cardenas, the former acting assistant administrator for Latin America at the U.S. Agency for International Development in the George W. Bush administration, will discuss his op-ed in Foreign Policy applauding Trump’s Cuba reset. Veteran pollster Pat Caddell will give his thoughts on Trump’s Cuba announcement and the Democrats’ ongoing Russia narrative. We’ll also hear from Dan Gainor, the Vice President of Business and Culture at the Media Research Center, about the media’s reaction to the leftwing shooter of Congressman Steve Scalise, as well as the fallout from Megyn Kelly’s interview with Alex Jones. Breitbart Legal Editor Ken Klukowski will preview the upcoming Supreme Court decisions involving religion, free speech, and immigration. Live from London, Rome, and Jerusalem, Breitbart correspondents will provide updates on the latest international news. Breitbart News Daily is the first live, conservative radio enterprise to air seven days

Elizabeth Warren to President Trump: ‘Donald, You Ain’t Seen Nasty Yet’

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 21:35

On Friday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stood on an empty New York stage, reading excerpts from her latest book, This Fight is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class, and could hardly restrain her excitement while reading what sounded like a warning for President Donald Trump: "Donald, you ain't seen nasty yet."

Report: Florida Woman Allegedly Stole More Than $93,000 in City Funds to Pay for Brazilian Butt Lift

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 21:06

A woman who worked for the city of Gainesville, Florida, allegedly stole more than $93,000 in city funds and used the money to pay for a Brazilian butt lift as well as other purchases, according to a report.

NY Times Op-Ed: Deport Americans, Invite Migrants

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:57

America belongs to immigrants because immigrants make the nation more powerful, says a former Wall Street Journal writer who is now working for the New York Times. Immigrants produce more babies, work harder, create more jobs, and have more ideas, claims the revealing column by immigration-advocate Bret Stephens: I speak of Americans whose families have been in this country for a few generations. Complacent, entitled and often shockingly ignorant on basic points of American law and history, they are the stagnant pool in which our national prospects risk drowning… Bottom line: So-called real Americans are screwing up America. Maybe they should leave, so that we can replace them with new and better ones: newcomers who are more appreciative of what the United States has to offer, more ambitious for themselves and their children, and more willing to sacrifice for the future. In other words, just the kind of people we used to be — when “we” had just come off the boat… I’m the child of immigrants and grew up abroad, I have always thought of the United States as a country that belongs first to its newcomers — the people who strain hardest to become a part of it because they realize

Man Bombs Kindergarten in China Killing 8, Wounding 65

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:41

A 22-year-old man detonated an improvised explosive device (IED), or homemade bomb, at a nursery in the eastern Chinese city of Xuzhou, killing nine, including the assailant, and injuring about 65 others.

Anti-Muslim Terror? Several Injured as Man Ploughs Van into Pedestrians Outside London Mosque

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:37

A person in a van knocked down several victims on a London street near a well-known mosque in Finsbury Park, London, according to multiple media and Twitter reports.

Pinkerton – The White House Tech Summit: What It Could Mean for Americans

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:28

On Monday, the White House will hold a “tech summit,” playing host to leading executives from most—but not all—of the leading technology companies in America.

Deputies: Man Armed with ‘Assault Rifle’ Allegedly Threatens Ex-Girlfriend, She Kills Him

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:52

Pasco County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) says a woman killed her ex-boyfriend after he allegedly showed up at her house with an "assault rifle.

Mark Kelly Renews Vow to Fight National Reciprocity After Shooting of Unarmed Congressman

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:40

Gun control proponent Mark Kelly pledged to fight national reciprocity legislation that would allow citizens to be armed for self-defense.

2017: Right Splits over Civil Disobedience, Left Splits over Political Violence

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:08

This week's biggest political controversies exposed fault lines within the country's major political factions, with the right fighting about civil disobedience while the left fought over the attempted murder of a Republican Congressman.

Jason Chaffetz: Trump Administration Transparency ‘Worse’ Than Obama

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:15

Sunday on Sinclair Television Group’s “Full Measure,” outgoing-Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said the Trump administration is being “worse” than the Obama administration on transparency. Chaffetz said, “The reality is, sadly, I don’t see much difference between the Trump administration and the Obama administration. I thought there would be this, these floodgates would open up with all the documents we wanted from the Department of State, the Department of Justice, the Pentagon. In many ways, it’s almost worse, because we’re getting nothing, and that’s terribly frustrating and with all due respect, the Attorney General has not changed at all. I find him to be worse than what I saw with Loretta Lynch in terms of releasing documents and making things available. I just, that’s my experience, and that’s not what I expected.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Jill Abramson: ‘Extremely Divisive’ Trump Is Benefiting From a ‘Rage Machine’

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:14

Sunday on CNN’s “GPS,” while discussing the negative political discourse playing a role in the shooting of Republicans practicing for a congressional charity baseball game, which critically injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), former executive editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson said President Donald Trump and Republicans are more responsible because they are “benefitting from a kind of rage machine that operates in this country.” Abramson said, “I do think that both sides are not equally at fault and that there’s been a bit of a false equivalency at work, especially in the discussion over the past couple of days. I think that in terms of political leadership right now that both President Trump and the congressional leadership on the Republican side are extremely divisive and that they are really benefitting from a kind of rage machine that operates in this country.” (h/t RCP Video) Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Ivanka Trump: My Father’s ‘Results’ Will ‘Ultimately Speak For Themselves’

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:12

Sunday on Sinclair Television Group’s “Full Measure,” when asked about the negative news coverage President Donald Trump gets, first daughter Ivanka Trump said the results of his policies would “ultimately speak for themselves.” Trump said, “That is, that is true, but results ultimately speak for themselves, and I think you see the results. You’re seeing the result manifesting themselves with record low unemployment rates with a soaring economy and I’m very optimistic that that will continue to happen as, as policies are implemented that are pro-business and pro-American working family.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Races Past ‘Wonder Woman,’ Tupac Biopic Debuts Strong

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:35

“Wonder Woman” fell to second place in its third weekend in theaters, but it’s still doing the heavy lifting for the otherwise lackluster summer box office.

CNN’s Sellers Blasts GOP for ’13 All-White Males’ Writing Health Care Bill’ — ‘Travesty of Justice’

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:32

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” CNN contributor Bakari Sellers said the Republican heath care bill is a “travesty of justice,” being drafted by “13 all white males in the back room.” Sellers said,  “Even when you compare it to 2009, you had the Democratic party, the House Republican — House Democrats at that time under Nancy Pelosi’s leadership, they had over 20 hearings. You know, this took a year before it passed. So this is not comparable to what happened in 2009. But I’d just love to see Mitch McConnell, and everyone else just cloak themselves in such hypocrisy and the travesty and why we need more Republicans with courage like my colleague here to the right, and why we need more Republicans to stand up is because the Republican party right now is trying to take away health insurance from 23 million people, and they are literally drafting up a piece of legislation that affects one-sixth of our economy under the cover of darkness, which is 13 all white males in the back room.” He added, “This is the problem that Americans have and why they distrust the process and why they distrust Democrats and Republicans alike,