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November 11, 2018 12:25 AM Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race

ATLANTA — Ahead by more than 60,000 votes days after Georgia’s gubernatorial election, Republican Brian Kemp pushed for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Saturday as civil rights groups urged her to stay in the fight. Kemp’s campaign issued a statement that said it was mathematically impossible for Abrams to even force a runoff, much less win outright 12

November 5, 2018 8:27 PM 10 hit songs Donald Trump has been asked to stop playing

Axl Rose recently tweeted his frustration about how despite artists’ wishes, Trump is using the venues’ performance licences as a “loophole” to use unauthorized music. Trump has been using this song to end rallies, which really doesn’t make a lick of sense, but the Stones also can’t get what they want and get him to stop using it. Trump also used “Start 13

October 30, 2018 11:49 PM GOP house member denounces fellow Republican for ‘hate’ comments

King has a long history of incendiary remarks on race and immigration throughout his 16 years in Congress. Last year, King was widely criticized after he declared in a tweet that he agreed with far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders that “our civilization” cannot be restored “with somebody else’s babies.” But the lawmaker’s actions have drawn increased 14

October 17, 2018 12:22 PM Joe Arpaio files libel suit against New York Times, claiming it undercut his chances to run again for Senate

In the suit, Arpaio, 86, says that he intends to run for the Senate again in 2020 for the seat vacated by the late Republican senator John McCain. Sen. John Kyl, R-Ariz., is temporarily occupying that seat until a special election takes place. In this year’s GOP primary to replace the retiring Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Arpaio finished third with less than 18 per cent of the vote. Cottle 16

October 2, 2018 12:53 PM Yale graduate says Brett Kavanaugh once started a bar fight

“I saw him quite drunk. There were certainly many times when he could not remember what was going on,” he said, adding that, “There’s an angry streak that comes out when Brett drinks.” A White House spokesperson did not respond to emails about Ludington’s account. A police report documenting the incident was first reported Monday night by the New York Times 15

October 1, 2018 8:26 PM Sarah Palin’s son, Track Palin, accused of another assault

Palin is in jail facing charges including assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He appeared in court Saturday, where a judge set a $500 unsecured bond with the condition of wearing a monitoring device if released. Palin, whose mother was the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, was arrested in an assault on his father, Todd, last December 18

September 30, 2018 7:49 PM Halifax cartoonist’s response to Kavanaugh hearing goes viral

“I think it’s important that people face up to it. It is disturbing. But it’s exactly the scenario (Ford) described,” he said. “So if we don’t talk about it, if we turn away from it and pretend it isn’t there, we’re not going to solve the problem.” It’s not the first time the award-winning cartoonist has taken aim at situations to the south, but MacKinnon 20

September 18, 2018 4:47 PM Turkish delight for Venezuela’s Maduro draws opponents’ fury

But by that time the videos had already generated a maelstrom of criticism for Maduro, who was forced to put a lighter spin on the dining experience. Appearing on television Monday night, Maduro called the meal a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” and thanked Gokce for his hospitality, saying he hoped to see him soon in Caracas. “While Venezuelans suffer 19

September 5, 2018 11:15 PM Alex Jones calls Marco Rubio ‘frat boy’ in heated exchange

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones unloaded on Sen. Marco Rubio, calling him a “frat boy” as he ranted and raved his way through the halls of U.S. Congress Wednesday ahead of Senate hearings on social media. Jones, a radio host who has been banned from several social media platforms for spreading hate speech, crashed a Rubio interview and berated the Florida 24

September 4, 2018 1:12 AM Trump’s NAFTA threat leaves Trudeau locked in high-stakes game of poker

That’s because Trudeau has leverage, too. It comes, in part, from members of Congress who want Canada in the deal. Trudeau could stand firm if he were willing to bet either that Trump would not submit a Mexico-only agreement to Congress or that Congress would not be willing to approve such an agreement. “I think it’s a dicey congressional atmosphere 39