Fri, 31 Mar 2023 22:36:44 EDT

Taiwan: 10 China Aircraft Crossed Strait's Median Line

Ten Chinese aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait, normally an unofficial barrier between the two sides, Taiwan's defense ministry said on Saturday, as Beijing continues its military activities near the island.Nine Chinese fighter jets and one military drone...

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 20:58:32 EDT

Polls: Indictment Sways GOP Favor Trump's Way

Recent polling conducted before former President Donald Trump's indictment Thursday indicates that Republicans are rallying behind him again for 2024.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 20:08:42 EDT

Republicans Challenge More Fund Managers on ESG

Republican attorneys general from 21 U.S. states raised fresh concerns with asset managers over their consideration for environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the votes cast at U.S. corporate annual meetings getting under way this spring.The top state legal...

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 19:25:17 EDT

Boy Scouts Insurers Seek to Delay $2.5B Abuse Deal

A group of Boy Scouts' insurers on Friday asked a judge to delay the youth group's exit from bankruptcy to allow them more time to appeal a record-setting $2.46 billion settlement of sexual abuse claims.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 19:24:40 EDT

Barr: Dems Using Indictment to Sink Trump in '24

Democrats are likely using former President Donald Trump's indictment as a strategy to sink him in the 2024 presidential election, says former Attorney General William Barr.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 19:17:02 EDT

McConnell Mum on Trump Indictment

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is one of several high-profile Republicans who have stayed mum on the indictment of Donald Trump, reports The New York Times.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 18:50:05 EDT

Mayorkas: 'Extraordinary' Number of Migrants

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says the number of immigrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border is at an "extraordinary height."

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 18:16:35 EDT

Minneapolis City Council Approves Police Reform

In a nearly 130-page measure, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved extensive reforms to its policing system after accusations of racist behavior by state agencies.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 17:42:40 EDT

Trump Campaign Highlights Supportive GOP Comments

Donald Trump's campaign on Friday sent an email to supporters promoting Republicans' statements offering the former president support after a grand jury voted to indict him, but left Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' name off it, reports The Hill. Trump on Thursday became the first ...

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 17:38:22 EDT

Asst. Director in Baldwin 'Rust' Shooting Pleads No Contest

David Halls became the first person sentenced in the shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins by actor Alec Baldwin on the New Mexico film set of "Rust" when he pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor charge of negligent use of a deadly weapon.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 17:26:18 EDT

Tornado Pummels Arkansas Capital as Sprawling Spring Storms Move East

A fierce tornado blasted through Little Rock, Arkansas, on Friday, ripping away roofs and walls from many buildings, uprooting trees, flipping over vehicles and leaving hundreds of people injured, according to media reports.The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences...

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 17:13:01 EDT

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner: 'Hard to Watch' Trump Indictment

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner responded on Friday to former President Donald Trump's historic indictment, saying that it's "hard to watch" the Democrats continue to go after him.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 16:52:27 EDT

Biden Admin Appealing Preventive Care Ruling

President Joe Biden's administration moved quickly Friday to appeal Thursday's ruling by a Texas federal judge striking down a key provision of former President Barack Obama's signature Affordable Care Act legislation mandating insurers provide free preventive care.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 16:28:37 EDT

Bill to Criminalize Aiding Idaho Minors' Abortions Passes

A bill that would criminalize helping minors obtain an abortion without parental consent won final passage in Idaho's legislature on Thursday and is headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Brad Little.The measure would be the first of its kind in the U.S. It seeks to restrict...

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 16:14:45 EDT

Soros Denies Any Connection to Alvin Bragg

Billionaire George Soros, a prominent Democratic Party donor, claimed Friday that he does not know the Manhattan district attorney who charged former President Donald Trump. Soros told Semafor that he "did not contribute" any money toward District Attorney Alvin Bragg's ...

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 16:12:11 EDT

Report: FTC Chair Rejected Elon Musk's Request for Meeting

Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan rejected a request from Elon Musk for a meeting late last year, shortly after the billionaire took control of Twitter, according to The New York Times.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 16:06:09 EDT

WH Won't Reimburse Staff to Be Verified on Twitter

The Biden administration said Friday it will not reimburse White House staff members who pay for a Twitter verification checkmark on their staff account profiles.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 15:54:29 EDT

Biden Hits 'MAGA Extremists' on Trans Visibility Day

President Joe Biden on Friday blasted "MAGA extremists" for targeting transgender Americans in a growing number of Republican-led bills.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 15:07:37 EDT

Nasdaq's Best Quarter Since 2020, Dow Soars 415

Wall Street rallied Friday and the Nasdaq notched its biggest quarterly percentage gain since June 2020, as signs of cooling inflation bolstered hopes the Federal Reserve might soon end its aggressive interest rate hikes.

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 14:33:53 EDT

Trump Scheduled to Be Arraigned Tuesday at 2:15 PM ET

Former president Donald Trump is reportedly scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday by acting Justice Juan Merchan after 2:15 p.m. ET in New York.