The U.S. and United Kingdom on Friday urgedthe U.N. Security Council to take action against China’s crackdown on freedoms in Hong Kong -- after China initially stopped the matter being discussed by the body.
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President Trumpannounced Friday that the U.S. is "terminating" its relationship with the embattled World Health Organization (WHO) over its failure to enact reforms in the face ofconcerns over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its pro-China bias.
Hillary Clinton accuses Trump of 'calling for violence against American citizens' with Minneapolis tweet
Hillary Clinton on Friday accuses President Trump of “calling for violence against American citizens” when he tweeted about cracking down against riots in Minneapolis -- with Trump’s 2016 rival using the controversy to urge people to work to vote him out of office in November.
Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would stop money being sent to states issuing coronavirus-related stimulus checks or other cash payments to illegal immigrants -- even as efforts to do just that are being promoted by House Democrats.
White House hits back after Twitter cracks down on Trump's Minneapolis tweet, reposts censored message
The White House on Friday pushed back against Twitter after the social media giant censored a tweet by President Trump demanding action against rioters in Minneapolis -- claiming the tweet was “glorifying violence.
EXCLUSIVE: The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is warning that New York’s controversial Green Light Law is putting lives in danger by limiting law enforcement cooperation -- especially after the measure was amended to make sharing information with ICE a felony.
Two Venezuelan asylum-seekersare warning that the recent shutdowns in response to the coronavirus pandemicare giving Americans a taste of thesocialist ideology that drove their homeland down the road to economic and social ruin -- and are urging Americans to avoid going down that path in the future, even if public health imperatives dictate strict measures now.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday officially declared that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, days after Beijing moved to impose new national security legislation on the territory.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed legislation grantinghospital and nursing home executives immunity from lawsuits related to the novel coronavirus last month, previously received a big-money boost from a powerful health care industry group, according to a new report.
A change to New York’s controversial “Green Light Law” means that state officialswho share illegal immigrants' driver data with federal immigrationenforcement agencies could face a felony charge.
As President Trumpand the rest of the country grapplewith an economic downturn and sky-high unemployment rates amid the coronavirus crisis, some Democrats reportedly worry that an explosive economic recovery in the fall could revive Trump’s lagging political fortunes -- and seal his re-election.
AsPresident Trumpand the rest of the country grapplewith an economic downturn and sky-high unemployment rates amid thecoronavirus crisis, some Democrats reportedly worry that an explosive economic recovery in the fall could revive Trump’s lagging political fortunes -- and boost his chance at reelection.
House Democrats this week wrote to the Trump administration expressing concern about reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been pursuing family separation at detention centers -- reports that ICE denies.
President Trump’s 2020 campaign has quickly created a new website as part ofefforts tocapitalize on a controversy that has engulfed Democratic rival Joe Biden -- after the former vice president said that black Americans who have a hard time “figuring out” whether to support him or Trump “ain’t black.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is taking heat from the left-wing of his own party, as well as aides to former rival Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for his latest controversy -- in which he said in an interview that those black Americans having a hard time "figuring out" whether to support him or President Trump "ain't black.
The NAACP on Friday pushed back on a claim by presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden that the civil rights organization had endorsed him “every time I’ve run” -- stating that the group never endorses any political candidate.
The Department of Justice on Friday intervened in an Illinois case that has the potential to invalidate the state’s stay-at-home order implemented by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker -- while also writing to the mayor of Los Angeles to warn that a lengthy lockdown could be "arbitrary and unlawful.
Sen. David Perdue R-Ga. believes he has found a way for Republicans and Democrats to work together amid the coronavirus crisis -- and combat a shortage of doctors and nurses.
An Illinois county is taking heat for a vote that would allow the addresses of coronavirus patients to be shared with first responders -- a controversial move that has raised concerns about privacy and even racism, and prompted a strong rebuke from Chicago’s mayor.
Congressional Democrats andstate governmentsare pushing a range of ways toassistillegal immigrantsin their response to the coronavirus crisis,calling for the release of those in detentionand lobbying to make them eligible for over a thousanddollars each in stimulus payments.
The U.S. on Wednesday defended itself at the U.N. Security Council from Russian and Chinese criticism over its approach to the Maduro regime in Venezuela, accusing Moscow of indulging the regime’s “habit of blaming others for its appalling choices.
A federal appeals court on Thursday directed the judge hearing the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition by Flynn for the charges against him to be thrown out.
The Chinese government is pushing back against growing international criticism of its botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic -- which went on to infect millions and cause an international economic crisis -- by making fun of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with a video game.
Pelosi, Schumer preemptively call on Trump to lower flags once US reaches 100,000 coronavirus deaths
Democratic congressional leaders on Thursday wrote to President Trumpcalling for him to lower flags to half-staff when the coronavirus death toll hits the grim 100,000 milestone -- describing such a move as a “national expression of grief.
As New York City suffers an economic crisis on top of the coronavirus pandemic, some are looking back with regrets atthe left-wing campaign that forced Amazon to scupper a plan to bring tensof thousands of jobs to the area -- arguing this project could havehelped the Big Apple weather the storm.
President Trump on Wednesday said he is considering rescheduling theJune Group of Seven (G7) summit--whichwas canceledamid the coronavirus crisis --on or around the same time as initially plannedin Camp David -- as he seeks to give a sign of “normalization” to the world.
A World Health Organization database on attacks on health care makes no mention of the silencing of doctors who sought to sound the alarm on the novel coronavirus by the Chinese government — something critics say is the latest sign of the embattled agency’s pro-China bias.
The Seattle City Council has called on Washington state to create a $100 million “relief fund” for illegal immigrants who did not qualify for the federal stimulus checks issued last month -- the latest push by left-wing states to put money in the pockets of those in the country illegally.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Tuesday wrote to Attorney General William Barr and Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell requesting the names of Obama-era officials who sought to "unmask" the identity of members of the Trump campaign and Trump transition team in 2016.
GOP rep unveils bill barring feds from using drones to monitor citizens, amid coronavirus enforcement concerns
Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., is introducing a bill to prevent the federal government from using drones to spy on U.S. citizens -- amid concern about the use of drones by authorities in the U.S.
The United Nations is taking heat after posting a bizarre new dictionary of “gender-neutral” terms to replace more gendered words used in everyday life -- with social media users expressing bewilderment and confusion at the language policing that in some cases appeared to backfire.
Biden blames Trump for Cuba push to rejoin UN Human Rights Council, despite it being a member during Obama admin
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Friday blamed President Trump for a push by Cuba to join the U.N. Human Rights Council -- a criticism that ignores Cuba’s membership multiple times during the Obama administration.
Drug cartels and trafficking networks at the southern border are seeking to exploit the coronavirus crisis for their own profit, as the administration is seizing enormous amounts of deadly narcotics, the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told Fox News this week.
President Trump on Saturday said that no decision has yet been made on funding to the World Health Organization, and that a plan first reported by Fox News to restore 10 percent of funding to the embattled organization is one of a number of ideas being considered.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control warned Friday that the U.S. is likely to top 100,000 coronavirus deaths by the start of June -- citing a dozen forecasting models that make the grim prediction.
EXCLUSIVE: The number of migrants in custody at the border has plunged from the tens of thousands detained last yearto just over 100now,the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told Fox News this week.
Federally-funded PBS affiliates are airing a pro-China documentary produced in conjunction with an outlet controlled by the Chinese Communist government, according to a new report.
President Trump on Friday was presented with the newly unveiled official flag of the U.S. Space Force (USSF) —the first official flag of a new U.S. military service in 72 years.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said this week that it is “unlikely” world leaders will be able to gather at the annual U.N. General Assembly in Septemberbecause of the coronavirus pandemic -- and that the world body is looking at digital alternatives.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday fumbled his figures concerning lost jobs and lost lives tied tothe coronavirus pandemic -- stating at one point that only 85,000 Americans were out of work.
House Republicans are joining their colleagues in the Senate in introducing a bill that would authorize President Trump to slap sanctions on China if it refuses to cooperate on an international probe into the beginnings of the coronavirus pandemic.
EXCLUSIVE:Construction of the wall at the southern border has sped up amid the coronavirus crisis, and it remains a “top priority” for the Trump administration, the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told Fox News this week.
A bill to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) passed the Senate comfortably on Thursday with bipartisan support, renewing some ofits provisions but coupling that with some reforms to deal with concerns about surveillance abuse.
The U.S is ramping up pressure on the U.N. Security Council to extend a 13-year arms embargo on Iran due to expire in October -- and threatening to take “all legally available options” to extend it if China or Russia vetoes such a move.
The House Democrats'$3 trillion coronavirus relief bill wouldearmark $1 million to study “disinformation” related to the coronavirus, part of a $125 million package for “research and related activities" -- but one that could lead to questions about what such “disinformation” it would target.
The $3 trillion coronavirus relief package released by House Democrats this weekincludes protections for illegal immigrants who work in jobs declared “essential” -- a move that Republicans are blasting as an attempt at “amnesty.
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday accused the Chinese government of targeting organizations conducting coronavirus research with cyberattacks, and warned that such companies should take steps to protect their systems -- even as they scramble to combat a virus that originated inChina.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who once described the allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as “extremely credible,” on Tuesday called presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s denial of allegations against him “sufficient.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Tuesday introduced legislation that would allow President Trump to sanction the Chinese government if it refuses to cooperate with a U.S.-led investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.
Taiwan looks likely to be again excluded from an an upcoming annual World Health Organization (WHO) meeting, amid objections to Taiwan’s inclusion by the Chinese -- as the U.S.
President Trump on Tuesday said a global increase in oil prices, aftera drop inprices because of the coronavirus crisis,is the “best of all worlds” for the U.S.
President Trump on Tuesday gave his backing to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, calling on California to allow Musk to re-open his plant in the northern part of the statedespite concerns over safety due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s campaign is beefing up its digital staff, just as it had been hit by a series of technical problems at a virtual event on Thursday-- and amid alarm bellsfrom Democratic allies that it is lagging behind the Trump campaign on the digital battlefield.
Former President Barack Obama on Friday said that the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been an “absolute chaotic disaster” and blamed it on a “selfish” and “tribal” mindset that has become operationalized in government.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed an executive order that will send every registered voter in the state a mail-in ballot for November’s presidential election -- immediately raising concerns from Republicans that it would lead to fraud and abuse.
President Obama on Friday reacted to the Justice Department’s move to end its case against Michael Flynn by declaring that the “rule of law is at risk” -- as new details emerge about what the former president knew about the case against Flynn in the last days of his administration.
The head of the World Health Organization said Friday that the agency is suffering from a $1.3 billion funding gap for its coronavirus response for this year -- even as President Trump is showing no sign of reversing the U.S.
EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans introduced a resolution Friday urging Attorney General William Barr to review orders issued by state and local leaders in response to the coronavirus crisis, and to act against those that infringe on constitutional rights -- part of a growing pushback against what some see as a heavy-handed approach to dealing with the virus.
President Trump on Friday denied the U.S. was involved in a failed attempt to overthrow Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro, saying if he ever decided to nab Maduro he “wouldn’t send a small little group.
Trump calls for ‘dirty cops’ to pay ‘big price’ for Russia probe after release of transcripts, in ‘Fox & Friends’ interview
President Trump, in an extensive interview Friday on "Fox & Friends,"tore into what he termed “dirty politicians”behind the Russia probe a day after transcripts were released showing that top Obama officials said they knew of no “direct” evidence of collusion involving the Trump campaign.
A study into universal basic income in Finland found that while theleft-wing solution raised happiness levels, it didn’t boost the job market and was found to be “unsustainable” -- justas the radical idea has picked up steam in the U.S.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has held more than two-dozen fundraisers, but just three press conferences, since he all but locked upthe nomination on Super Tuesday.
Republicans, immigration hawks call on Trump to further expand immigration restrictions amid economic woes
Republicans and immigration hawks are increasing the pressure on President Trump to expand restrictions on immigration into the U.S. amid the dire economic situation -- calling on Trump to limit the number of temporary guest workers coming into the country.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has found a rare point of agreement with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), as she has put her name to a bipartisan letter backed by the organization that calls for extending an arms embargo on Iran.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has tamped down suggestions she could end up representing the U.S. at the United Nations if presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden beats President Trump in November.
A new report by a top conservative group says that the number of “radical left” Democrats in Congress is surging and that the vast majority of freshman Democrats who ran on moderate platforms ended up embracing far-left ideas once in D.C.
President Trump on Tuesday laid out what he wants “on the table” for the next round of economic stimulus -- calling for the elimination of “sanctuary” city policies, as well as cuts to payroll and capital gains taxes while arguing that the coronavirus must not be used to bail out “poorly run” states.
A top U.N. group is calling for a moratoriumonimmigration detention as part of the response to the coronavirus pandemic -- while citing a controversial migration agreement the U.S.
The White House on Tuesday described a steep coronavirus death toll projection as being based on “faultyassumptions" -- while the university behind the projection was itself urging caution against drawing conclusionsfrom data it said was not to be used as a forecast.
The White House is emphasizingthatit is considering changesto “sanctuary” cities as partof the next round of stimulus, arguing that funding shouldn’t provide relief for what officials described as “bad Democratic governance.
Mainstream Dems push to move past Biden allegation in wake of denial, as DNC responds to NYT call for probe
Mainstream Democrats, former Obama officialsand allies in the women’s rights community are making a clear push to move past the controversy over the sexual-assault allegationdogging presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden after he denied former Senate staffer Tara Reade's claims for the first time on the record.
A Republican congressman on Friday introduced a bill to investigate the World Health Organization(WHO)for not only its response to the coronavirus but other alleged “systemic failures” in prior outbreaks -- the latest sign of growing U.S.
Leaked ‘Five Eyes’ dossier on alleged Chinese coronavirus coverup consistent with US findings, officials say
A research dossier compiled by the so-called “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance, that reportedly concludes China intentionally hid or destroyed evidence of the coronavirus pandemic, is consistent with U.S.
The New York Times on Saturday called for the Democratic National Committee to investigate the sexual assault claims against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden -- a day after he denied the allegations for the first time.
The World Health Organization(WHO) on Friday said it is “assured” that the novel coronavirus, which has turned into a global pandemic, is “natural in origin” -- as the U.S.
An illegal immigrant from India who tried to cross the southern border illegally later tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Trump administration said on Friday.
Women’s groups are beginning to break their silence on sexual assault allegations against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden after the embattled candidate responded to the claims for the first time on Friday and said the alleged incident "never happened.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday clashed with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., over a Trump administrationplan to block weapon sales to Iranby arguing that the U.S.
Intel boss confirms investigation into whether coronavirus outbreak the ‘result of an accident’ at Wuhan lab
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed on-record for the first time Thursday that the U.S. intelligence community is investigating whether the coronavirus outbreak, which has wreaked havoc across the globe, started as the result of an accident at a laboratory in Wuhan, China.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she was “satisfied” with how presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has responded to sexual assault allegations made against him by a former staffer -- even as new revelations have emerged that appear to bolsterthe accuser’s claims.
President Trump onThursday took aim at Sweden’s decision to notorder lockdowns in response to the coronavirus epidemic, claiming the U.S. made “the correct decision” after the World Health Organization praised the Scandinavian country’s more moderate approach.
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., unveiled legislation Tuesday that would force the government to deport all illegal immigrants held in the U.S. when a national emergency is declared because of a communicable disease -- the latest call for tougher border and immigration restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week floated the possibility of a guaranteed minimum income as part of a potential Phase 4 response to the coronavirus crisis -- an idea being pushed by left-wing members of the Democratic Party such as Rep.
Top women’s groups are keeping quiet about a sexual assault allegationagainst presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden -- a stark contrast to how such groups treated allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 2018.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday blamed an “alphabet soup” of agencies, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), for not giving states sufficient warning about the incoming coronavirus threat from China at the beginning of the year.
Democratic leaders on Tuesday doubled down on their demand for $500 billion in aid to states to help withthe coronavirus crisis, while rejecting a suggestion by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that some struggling states may need to declare bankruptcy.
A U.N. human rights expertis calling on the U.S. to release migrants being held in Immigration and Customs Enforcementdetention centers as part of an effort to counter the coronavirus pandemic, addingthat detention should be used only as a last resort.
Iranian dissidents are urging the international community not to give Tehran $5 billion in International Monetary Fundaid in response to the coronavirus outbreak, saying it would only serve to fund a “machinery of suppression” in Iran.
The Trump administration is eyeing “additional steps” to restrict immigration visas, just days after President Trump signed an executive order limiting immigration into the country.
Republicans are ripping into Democrats and media outlets for what they allege is silence over the latest bombshell development in the sexual assault allegation against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden -- after video emerged that appears to show accuser Tara Reade’s mother referring to the alleged assault on TV in 1993.
Intercept journalist Glenn Greenwald on Saturday said that Tara Reade, who made an allegation of sexual assault against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, ‘isn’t going away’ -- after video emerged that appears to show Reade’s mother referring to the alleged assault in 1993.
The Democratic National Committee is so far staying quiet on the latest development in a sexual assault accusation against presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden -- after video emerged from 1993 in which the accuser’s mother appears to allude to “problems” her daughter faced working for the then-senator.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday said that Trump was right to ask questions about the World Health Organization, which Trump shut down funding to this month over concerns about its actions in the initial days of the coronavirus crisis.
Congressional budget scorekeepers sounded the alarm Friday just as President Trump signed another multibillion-dollar coronavirus response bill, reporting in a new projection that the federal budget deficit will hit a stunning $3.7 trillion in fiscal 2020, and debt held by the public is projected to surpass GDP by year's end.
Ex-NYT reporter Berenson says studies show coronavirus has already spread 'far more widely' than thought
Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson, a leading skeptic of the lockdown strategy in response to the coronavirus pandemic, is pointing to a number of new studies that show the virus has already spread “far more widely” than experts believed just a few months ago.
President Trump on Friday denied that he gave Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp an “OK” to re-open businesses outside of federal coronavirus guidelines, saying that instead he told the governor to “do what is right” for the people of Georgia.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday extended the state’s stay-at-home order to May 15, while making some revisions to the policy -- even as the state’s legislature has scheduled a special session to launch a committee to review her actions in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Even as President Trump faces blistering criticism from Democrats for his executive order restricting immigration into the U.S., he is also encountering significant pushback from immigration hawks -- who argue the order falls short of the moratorium they were expecting, and are demanding Trump “do better.
President Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order restricting some forms of immigration into the U.S. as part of the administration’s response to the coronavirus crisis.
FormerU.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday launcheda petition urging Congress to investigate China for its role in the coronavirus crisis, and to crack down on the communist government’s actions across the globe -- amid increasing pressure on the government to say what it knew about the virus and what it allegedly covered up.