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Dog shot and run over now has a loving new home

Dog shot and run over now has a loving new home

A happy ending for a young dog who was shot, run over by a car, and left for dead. Back on Aug. 28, a woman found Star, a five-year-old Boxer mix, in the middle of a Miami road. A car had run her over and taken off. Star was brought to an emergency clinic where…MORE

Pentagon puts cost of border troops at $72 million — for now

Pentagon puts cost of border troops at $72 million — for now

US taxpayers will pay $72 million to deploy active duty troops to the southern border with Mexico in order to fulfill President Donald Trump’s directive that the Pentagon reinforce border personnel readying for the arrival of Central American migrants. The Pentagon said Tuesday the $72 million price tag covers the cost of deploying the approximately…MORE

US Air Force conducts first ever F-35 fighter jet ‘elephant walk’

US Air Force conducts first ever F-35 fighter jet ‘elephant walk’

The US Air Force conducted its first so-called “elephant walk” drill using F-35 fighter jets Monday, launching dozens of aircraft in a condensed period as part of what the service called a “combat power exercise” at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. Dozens of stealth fifth-generation fighters from the active-duty 388th Fighter Wing and 419th…MORE

McDowell County woman saves paralyzed granddaughter from house fire

McDowell County woman saves paralyzed granddaughter from house fire

A family in McDowell County is counting its blessings after a fire destroyed their home just days before Thanksgiving. Calvin and Shirley Philbeck’s home along Radio Hill Drive is a total loss after the fire Sunday morning. “We just lost everything, and I could have lost my whole family,” Shirley said. All five family members…MORE

Desmond Tutu awards international peace award to Parkland students

Desmond Tutu awards international peace award to Parkland students

Survivors of the deadly shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school were awarded the 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize on Tuesday. In a ceremony celebrated in Cape Town, South Africa, Archbishop Desmond Tutu presented the prize to David Hogg, Emma Gonz├ílez, Jaclyn Corin and Matt Deitsch. In the aftermath of the shooting that killed 17…MORE

Whitaker disclosures reveal more than $900,000 in payments from conservative group

Whitaker disclosures reveal more than $900,000 in payments from conservative group

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker corrected his financial disclosure forms five times after being appointed to the top Justice Department role earlier this month, according to the forms, which were released Tuesday. Revisions to disclosure filings are not uncommon, but the release of Whitaker’s forms comes after the acting attorney general came under fire from…MORE

Trump raised prosecuting Clinton with top White House, Justice officials

Trump raised prosecuting Clinton with top White House, Justice officials

President Donald Trump on multiple occasions raised with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Matt Whitaker, who was then-chief of staff to Jeff Sessions, whether the Justice Department was progressing in investigating Hillary Clinton, according to a source familiar with the matter. The President also wanted his previous White House counsel, Don McGahn, to ask…MORE

Trump’s Saudi support highlights brutality of ‘America First’ doctrine

Trump’s Saudi support highlights brutality of ‘America First’ doctrine

It is the Trump doctrine laid bare. By letting Saudi Arabia get away with the murder of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the President sent a message of startling clarity about how the United States will conduct its business in the world. Refusing to break with Saudi strongman Mohammed bin Salman over the killing in the…MORE

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