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California Attacks Texas with Travel Ban over Alleged LGBT Discrimination

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 23:21

The California Attorney General added Texas to the State's travel ban over the passage of a new law allowing child welfare organizations to deny services and adoptions based upon religious beliefs. The California AG claims Texas, along with Alabama, Kentucky, and South Dakota, have recently passed laws “that are discriminatory toward sexual orientation and gender identification.”

Watch: Turkish Man Attacks Woman for ‘Wearing Shorts During Ramadan’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:40

Authorities in Istanbul briefly detained a man who attacked a female university student for “wearing shorts” during the ongoing Islamic holy month of Ramadan, claiming he had been “provoked” by the woman.

Sex Offender Allegedly Raped 7-Year-Old Six Weeks After His Release from Prison for Another Rape

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:25

A registered sex offender who was released from prison six weeks ago is back in jail after he allegedly broke into a stranger's Kansas apartment to rape a 7-year-old girl.

PEW Research: 2 out of 3 Gun Owners Have Their Gun for Self-Defense

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:25

A Pew Research survey released June 22 shows that two out of three gun owners cite self-defense as the predominant reason for having a gun.

Breitbart News Daily: Another Healthcare Bill

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:16

On the Friday 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. Jean Marrow, research assistant for domestic policy studies at the Heritage Foundation, will discuss the Senate’s healthcare reform bill released on Thursday. Kris Kobach, Kansas secretary of state and vice chairman of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, will discuss his recent op-ed for Breitbart titled “Refugees and Terrorism: A Massive Vulnerability in Our Immigration System.” Former UN Ambassador John Bolton will discuss the death of Otto Warmbier, the USS Fitzgerald collision in Tokyo Bay, and Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner’s trip to Israel to broker peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. 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 a week. SiriusXM Vice President for news and talk Dave Gorab called the show “the conservative news show of record.” Follow Breitbart News on Twitter for live updates during the show. Listeners may call into the show at: 866-957-2874.

Transgender: Pregnant Mom Insists She Is a Man

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:13

A woman is insisting she is still a "transgender man," even though she stopped taking male hormones and got pregnant.

Sanders: ‘I Will Do All I Can to Defeat Trump-Ryan Healthcare Bill’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:10

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said on Thursday he is against the Republican’s Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 and will work to defeat it.

North Korea: Trump Is ‘Psychopath’ Who Wants War to Distract from ‘Tough Situation’ at Home

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:02

North Korea’s latest editorial broadside against the United States, delivered by state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun, accuses President Donald Trump of seeking to start a war with the communist regime to distract from political problems at home.

Man Arrested in NYC Airport Trying to Join Islamic State in Syria

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:02

Saddam Mohamed Raishani was arrested Wednesday night at JFK International Airport and has been charged with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State (ISIS).

Study: More Noncitizens May Have Voted Illegally in Elections Than Previously Thought

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:56

President Trump’s claims of illegal voting in the presidential election have been given further support by a new study by an independent think tank that concluded that the number of noncitizens voting in the 2008 election was higher than previously thought.

VIDEO: Biker Revs Engine, Drives Through Anti-Trump Activists Laying in the Street for a ‘Die-In’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:56

A group of anti-Trump protesters laying in the middle of a San Francisco street for a "die-in" Wednesday got a rude awakening when a man on a red motorcycle drove through the demonstration.

Federal Contractor Arrested for Leaking ‘Top Secret’ Documents to China

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:49

A 60-year-old Virginia man, Kevin Patrick Mallory, allegedly gave officials in the People’s Republic of China access to Top Secret and Secret documents during March and April trips to Shanghai the Fairfax Times reports.

Johnny Depp: ‘When Was the Last Time an Actor Assassinated a President?’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:44

International movie superstar Johnny Depp may be in hot water over comments he made about President Donald Trump.

Mike Pence: President Trump is Restoring U.S. Leadership in the Free World by ‘Putting America First’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:42

Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday that since President Donald Trump took office he has restored American leadership around the globe by putting his America first philosophy into action. “Since Day One of this administration, President Trump has been taking decisive action to restore America’s role as leader of the free world – by putting America first,” Pence said in remarks at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. Pence said, “‘America first’ does not mean ‘America alone,’” and used the conversation with the center’s president Jane Harman to express the Trump administration’s commitment to allies, specifically those that share our continent. “I’m here to reaffirm our commitment to the Western Hemisphere as a whole, and especially to the nations and the people of Central America,” Pence said. “I am here to tell you [that] Latin America is a priority for the Trump administration,” Pence said. Those priorities include stopping gang and criminal networks, illegal immigration, and drug trafficking — particularly in the Northern Triangle nations of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. The Wilson Center characterized Pence’s remarks on North Korea as “bold.” “When it comes to North Korea, under this administration, the era of strategic patience is over,” Pence said,

Lisa Murkowski Takes Swipe at GOP Leadership: I Haven’t Seen Healthcare Bill Because I’m Not a Reporter

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:36

Senate Republicans released their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, on Thursday, but even Republicans are complaining about what they say is the secrecy surrounding the crafting of the GOP health care plan, including Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).

Public Accounts by Friends Show James Comey Leaked While FBI Director

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:32

James Comey may have misled senators on May 3, when he testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that he had never been an anonymous source in news reports related to the Russia investigation.

James Comey Spotted Entering New York Times Building

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:20

Former FBI director James Comey and his wife, Patrice, were spotted entering the New York Times building in Manhattan on Thursday by the Daily Mail's Jennifer Smith.

Trump Hammers DNC For Failure to Turn Hacked Server over to DHS, FBI

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:18

President Trump on Thursday morning questioned why the Democratic National Committee refused to turn over its hacked server to the FBI and refused help against hacking from the Department of Homeland Security after former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson appeared at a House hearing the day before.

Trump Tweets About High Death Toll in Mexico’s Drug Wars: ‘We Will Build the Wall!’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:00

President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday about the high death toll in Mexico because of the drug cartels operating in that country, vowing to “build the wall.”

FreedomWorks’ Adam Brandon: ‘The Senate Bill Is an Amendment to Obamacare, Not a Repeal of It’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:58

FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon condemned the Senate healthcare bill, saying, “Unfortunately, the Senate bill is an amendment to Obamacare, not a repeal of it.”