Hillary Clinton says Democrats’ ‘bold ideas’ will resonate

Hillary Clinton says the Democratic Party should stick with what she calls its “bold ideas” on education, the environment, health care and equality. The former secretary of state, U.S. senator and presidential contender on Wednesday delivered the keynote address at the New York state Democratic convention on Long Island. Clinton…

Hillary Clinton says Democrats’ ‘bold ideas’ will resonate

Hillary Clinton says the Democratic Party should stick with what she calls its “bold ideas” on education, the environment, health care and equality. The former secretary of state, U.S. senator and presidential contender on Wednesday delivered the keynote address at the New York state Democratic convention on Long Island. Clinton…

Christopher Johnson says New York Jets players can protest anthem despite new NFL policy

If you’re on the New York Jets and want to protest the national anthem … the team is fine with that, despite the new NFL rules. Jets chairman Christopher Johnson said that the team will not impose any fines or suspensions under the new national-anthem rules the league announced Wednesday.…

Christopher Johnson says New York Jets players can protest anthem despite new NFL policy

If you’re on the New York Jets and want to protest the national anthem … the team is fine with that, despite the new NFL rules. Jets chairman Christopher Johnson said that the team will not impose any fines or suspensions under the new national-anthem rules the league announced Wednesday.…

Esteban Santiago Ruiz, man who killed six at Florida airport, pleads guilty

An Iraq war veteran charged with killing five people at a South Florida airport last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple federal counts as part of a deal with prosecutors, the Justice Department announced. Esteban Santiago Ruiz pleaded guilty to five counts of committing acts of violence at an international…

Esteban Santiago Ruiz, man who killed six at Florida airport, pleads guilty

An Iraq war veteran charged with killing five people at a South Florida airport last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple federal counts as part of a deal with prosecutors, the Justice Department announced. Esteban Santiago Ruiz pleaded guilty to five counts of committing acts of violence at an international…

FBI will ask anti-Trump agents to preserve personal-device communications: Judicial Watch

The FBI will ask agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page to preserve any bureau records stored on their personal accounts and devices, a conservative government watchdog group said Wednesday. Judicial Watch said the FBI will make the request as part of its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in which it…

FBI will ask anti-Trump agents to preserve personal-device communications: Judicial Watch

The FBI will ask agents Peter Strzok and Lisa Page to preserve any bureau records stored on their personal accounts and devices, a conservative government watchdog group said Wednesday. Judicial Watch said the FBI will make the request as part of its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in which it…

Jemele Hill ‘unemployed’ claim corrected by ‘Fox & Friends,’ but not on air

NEW YORK — The morning show “Fox & Friends” corrected by tweet a segment that described former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill as unemployed, but has not set the record straight on the air. The Fox News Channel segment on Tuesday featured another journalist criticizing the National Association of Black Journalists…

Jemele Hill ‘unemployed’ claim corrected by ‘Fox & Friends,’ but not on air

NEW YORK — The morning show “Fox & Friends” corrected by tweet a segment that described former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill as unemployed, but has not set the record straight on the air. The Fox News Channel segment on Tuesday featured another journalist criticizing the National Association of Black Journalists…

Treasury Department warns states over tax law workarounds

The Treasury Department on Wednesday warned states crafting workarounds to President Trump’s tax cuts that federal law trumps whatever they might be cooking up to “circumvent” the new $1.5 trillion tax law. Several states have tried to partially offset some of the tax hikes projected to hit mainly middle-to-upper income…

Treasury Department warns states over tax law workarounds

The Treasury Department on Wednesday warned states crafting workarounds to President Trump’s tax cuts that federal law trumps whatever they might be cooking up to “circumvent” the new $1.5 trillion tax law. Several states have tried to partially offset some of the tax hikes projected to hit mainly middle-to-upper income…

Twitter unveils ‘election labels’ to designate campaign accounts of midterm candidates

Twitter will designate the official campaign accounts of candidates running for office in the 2018 midterm elections with a special label, the social media platform announced Wednesday. Starting May 30, Twitter said it will let candidates vying for state governor or for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives earmark…

Twitter unveils ‘election labels’ to designate campaign accounts of midterm candidates

Twitter will designate the official campaign accounts of candidates running for office in the 2018 midterm elections with a special label, the social media platform announced Wednesday. Starting May 30, Twitter said it will let candidates vying for state governor or for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives earmark…

Sam Blackledge, valedictorian, says high school ordered him to cut all mentions of Jesus from speech

A recent graduate of West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois, is exploring legal options after school officials allegedly ordered him to remove all mentions of Jesus Christ from his commencement speech. Sam Blackledge, 18, told Fox News this week that he “wanted to cry” after he was forced to…

Sam Blackledge, valedictorian, says high school ordered him to cut all mentions of Jesus from speech

A recent graduate of West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois, is exploring legal options after school officials allegedly ordered him to remove all mentions of Jesus Christ from his commencement speech. Sam Blackledge, 18, told Fox News this week that he “wanted to cry” after he was forced to…

Jared Kushner gets permanent security clearance: Report

More than a year into his role as a senior adviser to President Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner has finally received a permanent security clearance, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Mr. Kushner had been using an interim security clearance until the FBI completed his background check, according to The Times.…

Jared Kushner gets permanent security clearance: Report

More than a year into his role as a senior adviser to President Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner has finally received a permanent security clearance, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Mr. Kushner had been using an interim security clearance until the FBI completed his background check, according to The Times.…

Obama White House figures sought to ‘tap peoples emotions’ for gun control after Sandy Hook

Rahm Emanuel famously said that “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” and apparently that included the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. Two days after the horrific school shooting, the Chicago mayor advised then-Education Secretary Arne Duncan to “[t]ap peoples emotions” as they discussed how to leverage the…

Obama White House figures sought to ‘tap peoples emotions’ for gun control after Sandy Hook

Rahm Emanuel famously said that “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” and apparently that included the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. Two days after the horrific school shooting, the Chicago mayor advised then-Education Secretary Arne Duncan to “[t]ap peoples emotions” as they discussed how to leverage the…

FBI says number of encrypted phones incapable of being unlocked is far less than previously stated

The number of encrypted mobile devices federal investigators have lawfully seized but been unable to access data from is “substantially lower” than previously stated, the FBI conceded Tuesday. A methodology error resulted in the FBI previously concluding that investigators recovered 7,775 mobile devices during fiscal 2017 that were incapable of…

FBI says number of encrypted phones incapable of being unlocked is far less than previously stated

The number of encrypted mobile devices federal investigators have lawfully seized but been unable to access data from is “substantially lower” than previously stated, the FBI conceded Tuesday. A methodology error resulted in the FBI previously concluding that investigators recovered 7,775 mobile devices during fiscal 2017 that were incapable of…

Mike Pence: Coast Guard cadets will be on ‘front lines’ against drug smugglers, cartels

Vice President Mike Pence told graduating cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Wednesday that they’ll serve on the front lines of President Trump’s battle against drug smugglers, illegal immigrants, criminal cartels and terrorist groups operating mainly from Latin America. Speaking at the academy’s 137th commencement exercise in New London,…

Mike Pence: Coast Guard cadets will be on ‘front lines’ against drug smugglers, cartels

Vice President Mike Pence told graduating cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Wednesday that they’ll serve on the front lines of President Trump’s battle against drug smugglers, illegal immigrants, criminal cartels and terrorist groups operating mainly from Latin America. Speaking at the academy’s 137th commencement exercise in New London,…

Indiana gas stations teach staff to report human trafficking

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana gas station owners are training staff to recognize and report patrons they believe are human trafficking victims. The Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association announced the initiative Wednesday at the Statehouse. Advocates say convenience stores are a focus because they are visited by a wide…

Indiana gas stations teach staff to report human trafficking

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana gas station owners are training staff to recognize and report patrons they believe are human trafficking victims. The Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association announced the initiative Wednesday at the Statehouse. Advocates say convenience stores are a focus because they are visited by a wide…

50-year-old military plane crashes during training exercise in Mississippi; both pilots safe

A military plane manufactured in 1968 crashed Wednesday morning during a routine training exercise near Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi, officials said. The Air Force T-38C Talon II went down at 8:30 a.m., and the exact cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear. Officials at the base said an…

50-year-old military plane crashes during training exercise in Mississippi; both pilots safe

A military plane manufactured in 1968 crashed Wednesday morning during a routine training exercise near Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi, officials said. The Air Force T-38C Talon II went down at 8:30 a.m., and the exact cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear. Officials at the base said an…

Dana Rohrabacher, GOP congressman, defends ‘honorable’ WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange received praise Wednesday from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, California Republican, during an interview in which the congressman recalled their meeting last summer inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. “He’s a very honorable man,” Mr. Rohrabacher, 70, told CNN. “Deep staters believe that he’s a bad guy and…

Dana Rohrabacher, GOP congressman, defends ‘honorable’ WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange received praise Wednesday from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, California Republican, during an interview in which the congressman recalled their meeting last summer inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. “He’s a very honorable man,” Mr. Rohrabacher, 70, told CNN. “Deep staters believe that he’s a bad guy and…