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Jury deliberations to begin Tuesday for Flynn’s ex-lobbying partner

Jury deliberations to begin Tuesday for Flynn’s ex-lobbying partner

Michael Flynn’s ex-lobbying partner, Bijan Kian, will soon learn his fate from a jury in a case related to pro-Turkish government lobbying work their firm did in 2016 just before the presidential election. Closing arguments for the five-day trial concluded Monday evening and a jury of seven men and five women will meet Tuesday morning…MORE

The danger for Democrats in ‘Medicare for All’

The danger for Democrats in ‘Medicare for All’

Of the four candidates who currently compose the top tier of the 2020 Democratic field, three have expressed support for “Medicare for All” — a proposal that would eliminate the private health insurance industry in its entirety and replace it with a government-run system. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is the author of the Medicare for…MORE

READ: Justice Department letter to Mueller about his testimony

READ: Justice Department letter to Mueller about his testimony

The Justice Department wrote to Robert Mueller on Monday about his upcoming testimony, saying it “must remain within the boundaries of your public report because matters within the scope of your investigation were covered by executive privilege.” Read the letter here: Click here to read full story »MORE

ICE ramps up DNA testing for migrant families along the southern border

ICE ramps up DNA testing for migrant families along the southern border

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has begun using DNA testing at seven locations along the southern border to identify individuals who pose as families, the agency said Monday. The implementation of DNA testing along parts of the US-Mexico border is part of a concerted effort by the Trump administration to crack down on illegal immigration, as…MORE

Tim Duncan returns to the NBA as a coach for the San Antonio Spurs

Tim Duncan returns to the NBA as a coach for the San Antonio Spurs

It’s been only three years since Tim Duncan retired from the basketball court, but he’s making his return, this time as a coach. The San Antonio Spurs announced Monday that fans will see a familiar face on the sidelines this season when Duncan takes on the role of assistant coach. “It is only fitting, that…MORE

Trump accuses Iran of lying as possible US-UK cracks appear on Gulf security

Trump accuses Iran of lying as possible US-UK cracks appear on Gulf security

President Donald Trump said Monday he is less inclined to make a deal with Iran as Tehran claimed to have arrested CIA operatives and US allies announced their own effort to secure shipping in the Persian Gulf, in a possible sign of division with Washington. Speaking in the Oval Office, Trump deployed his characteristic tactic…MORE

Macy’s pulls plates advocating against ‘mom jeans’ portion sizes

Macy’s pulls plates advocating against ‘mom jeans’ portion sizes

Macy’s may have bitten off more than it could chew. The retail giant announced late Sunday that it would pull a line of porcelain plates advocating for smaller portion sizes after a wave of criticism that began — and ended — on Twitter. The decision came in response to a customer’s tweet criticizing the plates’…MORE