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Trump touts Second Amendment protection at Newport News, Virginia, rally

President Trump leaned hard into Second Amendment rhetoric during a rally in Virginia late Friday, arguing Joseph R. Biden will wage the most aggressive war on gun rights in U.S. history. “Your firearms will be confiscated,” Mr. Trump [...]

Paris Knife Attack: 2 Wounded Near Charlie Hebdo’s Former Office

PARIS — A knife-wielding assailant wounded two people in Paris on Friday near the site of the former Charlie Hebdo office — the scene of a 2015 terrorist attack targeting the satirical newspaper that is now the focus of a criminal [...]

Trump the showman goes conventional

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Newport News, Va. | AP Photo/Evan Vucci */ ]]> President Donald Trump loves a good show, a round of suspense and election surprises. He’s poised to [...]

William Perry Pendley, Bureau of Land Management acting director, removed by federal judge

BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration’s leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully and has blocked him from continuing in the position. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said [...]

Magawa the Mine-Sniffing Rat Receives Award for Bravery in Cambodia

The medal awarded on Friday lauded the “lifesaving bravery and devotion to duty” for work detecting land mines in Cambodia. Its recipient: a rat named Magawa. Magawa is the first rat to receive the award — a gold medal bestowed [...]

Trump poised to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ginsburg’s seat

Amy Coney Barrett, 48, would cement a conservative orientation on the high court for years to come. | Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP */ ]]> President Donald Trump plans to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme [...]

Embezzlement, sham marriage charges get city treasurer fired

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The treasurer of Philadelphia was fired Friday after federal prosecutors charged him with embezzling money from customers at a bank where he previously worked and entering into a sham marriage to win U.S. citizenship. Mayor [...]

‘I Feel Sorry for Americans’: A Baffled World Watches the U.S.

BANGKOK — Myanmar is a poor country struggling with open ethnic warfare and a coronavirus outbreak that could overload its broken hospitals. That hasn’t stopped its politicians from commiserating with a country they think has lost [...]

A Thinking Person’s Guide to Police Shootings.

The average private citizen knows vanishingly little about the complexities involved in deadly force encounters. Self-defense is not something you can master from reading books or watching John Wick movies. It’s something you must experience, [...]

Republicans prep lightning-quick Supreme Court confirmation

*/ ]]> The Senate is taking America for one last turbulent ride before the election. President Donald Trump’s Saturday announcement of his Supreme Court pick will spark a lightning-quick confirmation attempt by Senate Republicans [...]