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Trump’s demand to end Florida’s recounting may cut military ballots

Trump's demand to end Florida's recounting may cut military ballots

President Trump’s demand that Florida election officials stop recounts and declare his favored candidates the winners could disenfranchise members of the US military serving overseas. Under Florida’s election laws, the Sunshine State accepts overseas and military ballots through Nov. 16 as long as they are postmarked by Nov. 6. But the president on Twitter insisted, without offering

Michelle Obama: Melania Trump did not ask for my help

Former first lady Michelle Obama says she took a page out of Laura Bush’s playbook and reached out to Melania Trump to offer advice on the years ahead — and the current FLOTUS ghosted her. “Has (Trump) reached out?” asked ABC anchor Robin Roberts during a sit-down with Obama on Sunday. “No,” said Obama. “No, she hasn’t.”

Hamas fire rockets into Israel, threaten more if bombing continues

Hamas fire rockets into Israel, threaten more if bombing continues

JERUSALEM — Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets at southern Israel early on Tuesday, killing a man in a strike on a residential building, and warning they would escalate their attacks if Israel continues bombing targets in the Gaza Strip. The cross-border attacks, which were triggered by a botched Israeli undercover raid into Hamas-ruled Gaza over the

Michelle Obama adapts to life in the “the real world”

Former First Lady Michelle Obama may look carefree now, but she says adjusting to life after the White House was hardly smooth for her — or the family’s pooches. “Here I am in my new home, just me and [our dogs] Bo and Sunny, and I do a simple thing. I go downstairs and open

Autopsy found California bar shooter committed suicide

The troubled Marine Corps veteran who gunned down 12 people at a California bar ended the attack by taking his own life, officials have determined. Ian David Long, 28, died of a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, an autopsy shows, confirming what had been cops’ working theory since the nightmarish massacre. Dr. Christopher Young, the

Wildfires in California may become the deadliest in state history

PARADISE, Calif. — As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones on Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found six more bodies, raising the death toll to 29, matching the deadliest wildfire in California history. Wildfires continued to rage on both ends of the state, with gusty winds expected overnight which

Trump plans to stop providing disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico

Trump plans to stop providing disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump reportedly plans to stop financial aid to millions of Americans in Puerto Rico still dealing with the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The president believes, without evidence, that the Puerto Rican government is using the disaster relief funds to pay off debt rather than help its citizens rebuild, according to Axios. The island

Cheerleader was found dead in mysterious circumstances

Police in Florida are investigating the case of a 19-year-old cheerleader who died under mysterious circumstances, officials said. Jessie Melcolm, a freshman at Tallahassee Community College, was found unresponsive Tuesday at her apartment hours after complaining about flu-like symptoms, news station WJAX reported. The college student reportedly called her mother Monday night and said she had

President Trump personally oversaw Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal payoffs

President Trump personally oversaw Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal payoffs

President Trump was personally involved in arranging hush money to a porn star and a Playboy centerfold despite his repeated denials that he was aware of the details, according to a bombshell report published Friday. The future president met with his longtime friend David Pecker, publisher of the National Enquirer, at Trump Tower in August 2015

Deadly school bus crash video shows driver across 3 lanes

NEWARK, N.J. — Video of a New Jersey school bus crash that killed a teacher and student and injured dozens of others last spring shows the driver veering across three lanes of traffic on Interstate 80. The video from the May 17 crash shows the bus enter the highway and immediately cross three lanes, apparently heading for

California bar shooter said on social media he was bored during Horrific Attack

The Marine Corps veteran who slaughtered 12 people at a California club posted on social media that he was bored during the horrific attack, law enforcement officials said Friday. Ian David Long, 28, posted on an unspecified social media platform that he wasn’t crazy — just bored, NBC News reported. He also wrote that he knew his mental

James Comey Discusses Sensitive FBI Business In His Private Email

Fired FBI chief James Comey used his private Gmail account hundreds of times to conduct government business — and at least seven of those messages were deemed so sensitive by the Justice Department that they declined to release them. The former top G-man repeatedly claimed he only used his private account for “incidental” purposes and never for

Michelle Obama rips ‘misogynist’ President Trump in new Book

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Former first lady Michelle Obama unleashed on President Trump in a new memoir, calling his “birther” campaign a deliberate attempt to “stir up the wingnuts and kooks.” In her new book “Becoming,” which is due out next week, Obama calls Trump a “misogynist” who used body language to “stalk” Hillary Clinton during a 2016 presidential

Ex-hooker testifies about Las Vegas sex romp in NYPD bribery case

The ex-hooker who was hired by a Mayor Bill de Blasio donor to entertain NYPD bigwigs on a 2013 junket to Las Vegas recounted the steamy tale under oath Thursday when she testified at the NYPD corruption case in Manhattan federal court. Gabi Grecko — whose real name is Gabriella Curtis — testified Thursday that de Blasio

Man shot inside the Brooklyn target

A man was shot and killed inside a Target store at a shopping mall in downtown Brooklyn late Wednesday night, police said. The 25-year-old, who was not immediately identified, was blasted at least once in the chest inside the Target on the second floor of City Point Mall at about 11:35 p.m., cops said. He