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Former campaign staffer held in shooting death of ex-Arkansas state senator:...

A former campaign staffer has been arrested in connection with this month's shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, according to reports.Arkansas State Police identified the suspect as Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, of Pocahontas, Ark., and said that criminal charges were pending, FOX 16 of Little Rock reported.Arkansas State Police have not released the…

Corbyn to Speak at Protest of Trump’s State Visit to U.K.

Jeremy Corbyn (Peter Nicholls/Reuters) Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn will address a major demonstration against President Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom on Tuesday. Hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected at the London rally, which will march down Whitehall from Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square, past Downing Street, where the American president will speak with…

NY Senate Passes Bill Allowing Congress Access to Trump’s State Tax...

(Carlos Barria/Reuters) The New York state Senate on Wednesday passed legislation that would give Congress unfettered access to President Trump’s state tax returns. The bill, which passed 39–21, must now pass the state Assembly before being signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. If passed, the bill would allow the New York commissioner of taxation…

California man arrested after 5 wounded in shooting at state park,...

A 19-year-old California man was arrested Sunday in connection with a shooting earlier in the day at a state park that left five wounded, police said.Francisco Orozco, of Oakland, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He was being held on $500,000 bail, according to the Los Angeles Times.A large crowd was gathered at an Oceano…

Oklahoma elk tests positive for chronic wasting disease, state’s first case...

An elk from a farmed herd in Lincoln County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.The 2-year-old bull elk died as the result of an injury. The elk was tested through routine surveillance in compliance with the…

AN UNLIKELY REVOLUTIONARY: How Tristan Harris went from working at Apple...

Over the last six years, Tristan Harris has forced us to think differently about the devices and digital services we use every day. First as a product manager at Google and later as an outside critic of the tech industry, he's shone a light on what's been called the attention economy, the way our phones…

California Has Become America’s Cannibal State

(Mike Blake/Reuters) The state’s tax collectors are the most obsessive bureaucrats in the nation. For over six years, California has had a top marginal income-tax rate of 13.3 percent, the highest in the nation. About 150,000 households in a state of 40 million people now pay nearly half of the total annual state income tax.…

The Deep State Past and Present

Former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman (left) and IRS official Lois Lerner testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status, May 22, 2013. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The so-called deep state is often weaponized to reflect current orthodoxies. All great empires of the past created deep states.…

Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated...

The Australia government suffered a cyber attack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s Prime Minister. PM Scott Morrison said today the computer network of the country’s parliament, and those belonging to Liberal, Labor and Nationals parties, were targeted by an attack which took place a few weeks ago, The Sydney…

Trump delivers 2019 State of the Union — live blog

closeVideoPresident Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union AddressPresident Trump delivers his second State of the Union address.President Donald Trump is scheduled to give his second State of the Union address Tuesday night in the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill. His address will be followed by rebuttals from former Georgia House Minority Leader…

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