Russia is still trying to hack the DNC

Russia is still trying to hack the DNC

Russia was likely behind an attempted hack of the Democratic National Committee during last year’s midterm elections, according to a court filing published Thursday. The revelation came as part of the DNC’s ongoing lawsuit against the Trump campaign and the Russian government, ABC first reported. "On November 14, 2018, dozens of DNC email addresses were…
Brazil’s drug gangs are prepared to go to war with Bolsonaro

Brazil’s drug gangs are prepared to go to war with Bolsonaro

Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, fulfilled a campaign promise to tackle the country’s epidemic of violence — by signing a temporary decree Tuesday that makes it easier for Brazilians to buy guns. “I signed this decree, created by many upstanding people, so that at this first moment, upstanding citizens can have peace inside their homes,”…
“Sex huntress” who claims to have insight into Russia’s election meddling detained in Moscow

“Sex huntress” who claims to have insight into Russia’s election meddling detained in Moscow

The self-styled “sex huntress” who claimed to have secret audio tapes about Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election was arrested in Moscow by Russian authorities following her release from a Thai prison hours earlier, one of her associates told VICE News on Thursday. Anastasia Vashukevich, who goes by the name “Nastya Rybka,” was detained…
Trump just grounded Nancy Pelosi

Trump just grounded Nancy Pelosi

President Donald Trump is going tit-for-tat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in their public fight about the partial government shutdown: She suggested that the president postpone his State of the Union address until the government reopens — so he canceled her travel plans. Pelosi said Trump hasn’t directly responded to her request yet, but Press…
Chicago police officers found not guilty of conspiring to cover-up Laquan McDonald’s death

Chicago police officers found not guilty of conspiring to cover-up Laquan McDonald’s death

Three Chicago police officers were found not guilty on all charges linked to an alleged conspiracy to cover-up the 2014 fatal shooting of a black teenager. Former Chicago police detective David March, former officer Joseph Walsh, and suspended officer Thomas Gaffney were all accused of falsifying police reports after their colleague, Jason Van Dyke, fired…
How do you do, fellow kids? Old Democrats want to be as relatable as AOC and Cardi B

How do you do, fellow kids? Old Democrats want to be as relatable as...

Cardi B posted a video to Instagram on Wednesday evening in which she condemned Donald Trump’s use of a government shutdown as leverage to build a $5.6 billion border wall. The video immediately went viral, with many progressives — and some long-time congressional Democrats — celebrating its message in support of workers. “This shit is…
Top Democrats worry Trump’s attorney general pick will mess with Mueller

Top Democrats worry Trump’s attorney general pick will mess with Mueller

In his confirmation hearings this week, President Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, did his best to reassure wary Democrats and portray himself as a guardian of the Constitution. Instead, what Democrats heard is his expansive view of the power of the presidency, which left them fearing what the future attorney general will do…
How Trump handled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria made a senior HUD official quit, report says

How Trump handled Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria made a senior HUD official quit,...

A senior Housing and Urban Development (HUD) official is reportedly so mad at the Trump administration’s treatment of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, she’s quitting. Pam Patenaude, deputy secretary to HUD-leader Ben Carson, submitted her resignation on Dec. 17 and cited personal reasons for her departure. In an interview with the Washington Post, she said…
The U.S. has rejected Russia’s offer to try to save a key nuclear treaty

The U.S. has rejected Russia’s offer to try to save a key nuclear treaty

The U.S. is threatening to pull out of a key longstanding nuclear treaty with Russia within weeks over a cruise missile system that’s believed to violate the agreement. Russia had offered to allow American officials to inspect the 9M729 nuclear-capable cruise missile system at the heart of the dispute over the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces…
ISIS just claimed what may be the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Syria

ISIS just claimed what may be the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Syria

At least four Americans were killed in a suicide bombing claimed by ISIS in north Syria Wednesday — less than a month after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. had defeated the terror group in the country. The explosion, targeting a busy market area in the Kurdish-held northern city of Manbij, killed 16 people when…

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