Lincoln Project attorney on billboards lawsuit threat: 'Please peddle your scare tactics elsewhere'
The Lincoln Project, a prominent anti-Trump Republican group, is defending its right to erect billboards in Times Square critical of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner , noting they are both public officials, after an attorney for President Trump 's daughter and her husband threatened to sue. “You boldly predict that...Read Full Story White HouseAnti-TrumpPunitive DamagesTimes SquareThe Trump AdministrationLincoln ProjectBillboardsManhattanRepublican OfficialsAdministration OfficialsPublic OfficialsGoya Black BeansVanity FairMatthew SandersonMs. TrumpJared KushnerDonald TrumpIvanka TrumpMarc Kasowitz
Meadows: 'We're not going to control the pandemic'
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Sunday said the U.S. is 'not going to control' the coronavirus pandemic as he defended the Trump administration and campaign's decision decision to hold rallies and other events despite surging COVID-19 cases. “So here’s what we have to do. We’re not going...Read Full Story The Trump AdministrationCoronavirus Disease 2019The Chief Of StaffCOVID-19 PandemicAmericansThe White HouseCNNEduardo SilvaCoronavirus TreatmentsVaccinesCDC GuidelinesQuarantineCOVID-19 CasesPresident TrumpTherapeuticsDonald TrumpMike PenceMark MeadowsJake TapperJoe BidenMarc Short
Pope Francis names first Black American cardinal
Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including the first Black U.S. archbishop to earn the promotion. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, 72, previously served as archbishop of Atlanta from 2005 through part of 2019, after which he was named to the post in Washington, D.C., the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. After...Read Full Story CardinalDCCatholic ChurchAfrican AmericansUSCCBAssociated PressHoly SeeU.S. CatholicWall Street JournalAugusto LojudiceAmericanApostolic VicarArchbishop Wilton GregoryArchbishop Silvano TomasiWashington ArchbishopsPope FrancisGeorge FloydMarcello SemeraroFelipe Arizmendi EsquivelPeter AitkenMario GrechCornelius Sim
At least 5 of Vice President Pence's aides test positive for coronavirus
(CNN) — At least five people in Vice President Mike Pence's orbit have tested positive for coronavirus in recent days, including chief of staff Marc Short, close aide Zach Bauer and outside adviser Marty Obst, sources told CNN. There are concerns that more people within Pence's inner circle will test...Read Full Story CDCCoronavirus Disease 2019White House StaffCNNWhite House Medical UnitAir Force TwoNew York TimesDevin O'MalleyMarty ObstVice President PenceStaffersOhioIndianaDutiesWhite House ChiefMike PenceKaren PenceDonald TrumpAnthony FauciMark MeadowsMarc ShortJake TapperKatie MillerZach BauerMelania Trump
Tear gas fired as thousands mark one year of Iraq protests
BAGHDAD -- Thousands of people took to Iraq’s streets on Sunday to mark one year since mass anti-government demonstrations swept the country, with police firing tear gas in central Baghdad to stop protesters from crossing strategic bridges and both sides reporting injuries. Protesters marched in the capital and several southern...Read Full Story Iraqi Security ForcesNajafBasraTear GasTahrir SquarePolitical ProtestsMilitary PoliceCrackdownDiwaniehAdil Abdul-MahdiMustafa HusseinJumhuriyaFadel AhmedMustafa Al-KadhimiYahya Rasool
Huge crowds protest again in Belarus as opposition ultimatum for Lukashenko expires
MOSCOW -- Police used stun grenades and fired non-lethal weapons on Sunday to attack peaceful protesters in Belarus’ capital who are demanding the resignation of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko. An estimated 100,000 protesters marched peacefully through Minsk in what appeared to be the largest demonstration in weeks. People were rallying...Read Full Story BelarusMinskGrenadeMoscowEuropean UnionUnited StatesPolitical StalemateVesnaSvetlana TikhanovskayaPeaceful ProtestersMOSCOWStrikeExileCivil DisobedienceLithuaniaAlexander Lukashenko
NYC's iconic Strand bookstore warns it may close as pandemic weighs on business
New York City's famed Strand bookstore is warning customers that it could end up being the next casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. The 93-year old book shop, one of 48 original stores still standing on New York City's famous Book Row on 4th Avenue, has survived the Great Depression, two World Wars, the rise of e-books, and online and big-box bookstores.Read Full Story BooksellingCoronavirusCOVID-19 PandemicFourth AvenueStrand BookstoreWorld WarsBook LoversOnline ShoppingShopping OnlinePPPTwitterFOX BusinessNancy Bass WydenBig-box BookstoresAndrew CuomoRon Wyden
France pulls ambassador to Turkey after Erdogan calls for mental health check for Macron
France recalled its ambassador to Turkey after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said French President Emmanuel Macron needed a mental health evaluation amid a government crackdown on Islamic extremism. “What is the problem of this person called Macron with Islam and Muslims?” Erdogan asked rhetorically during his Justice and Development...Read Full Story TurkeyAKPIslamic ExtremismMuslimsIslamismRecep Tayyip ErdoğanAssociated PressPresident ErdoganRecep Tayyip ErdoganAnkaraBBCAFPParliamentCharlie HebdoSamuel PatyMuhammadProphet MuhammadEmmanuel MacronThe Prophet Muhammad
Tropical Storm Zeta forms, forecast to become hurricane and track toward Gulf Coast
The latest tropical storm during a record-tying 2020 Atlantic hurricane season formed Sunday morning and may present a threat to the U.S. Gulf Coast later this week. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami said that Tropical Storm Zeta formed near Cuba, becoming the earliest named 27th Atlantic storm recorded.Read Full Story Tropical CycloneNational Hurricane CenterNational Weather ServiceNHCCaribbeanAtlantic OceanMajor HurricanesCubaThe Gulf Of MexicoAtlantic Hurricane SeasonAssociated PressMexico HurricaneDeltaFox NewsEpsilonJanice Dean
Colorado wildfire forces new evacuations as firefighters 'praying we get a lot of snow'
New evacuations were ordered in parts of Colorado on Saturday as high winds pushed the second-largest wildfire in state history toward homes as officials hope approaching winter weather can help slow the advancing blaze. The East Troublesome Fire is 10% contained as of Sunday morning after scorching at least 192,560...Read Full Story WildfireWinter StormWindFirefightersWinter WeatherForest FiresEmergency CrewsNational Weather ServiceU.S. Forest ServiceColorado National GuardFox NewsCameron Peak FireCDOTYMCAReutersPhillip AdamsJared Polis