River flood swamps 2,000 buildings in Northern California

A rain-swollen river in Northern California flooded about 2,000 homes and businesses on Wednesday along a valley famous for its wineries and left residents of one town stranded by high waters, officials said. Water rose to the roofs of homes and submerged cars as the Russian River overflowed its ban… Continue Reading

Hit or miss: Oscar for Alibaba’s ‘Green Book’ no guarantee for China success

The big upset at the 2019 Oscars by “Green Book” was a victory for its Chinese investor Alibaba Pictures, but there is no guarantee the best-picture winner will be a hit when it opens this week in China where viewers prefer blockbusters. more

Ousted Republican Congresswoman trashes Matt Gaetz as ‘an embarrassment’

Former Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) was ousted in 2018, but since her fall, she seems to have developed the bravery to attack her fellow party members. In a Wednesday evening tweet, Comstock struck out against Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), who attempted to intimidate former Donald Trump “… The post Continue Reading

PG&E delayed key power line safety overhaul — company shares slip

Shares of PG&E Corp fell about 3 percent after federal filings showed that the power utility had delayed a safety overhaul of a high-voltage transmission line, a prime suspect behind the deadliest wildfire in California history. The company filed for bankruptcy protection in January in anticipa… The post PG&E delayed Continue Reading

Republican senator opposes Trump EPA pick over climate change

Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins said on Wednesday she will oppose Andrew Wheeler, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, complicating the nominee’s path to approval by the Senate. Collins said Wheeler’s efforts to roll back standards on emissions blamed for … The post Republican senator opposes Continue Reading

Trump suddenly in ‘no rush’ North Korea to denuclearize

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un began a second day of talks on Thursday, with both sides expressing hope for progress on improving relations and the key issue of denuclearization. Trump and Kim met in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, on Wednesday for their second summit… Continue Reading

‘Shame on the Republican Party’: CNN analyst roasts Freedom Caucus chairman for pattern of ‘racist’ actions

Perhaps the biggest sideshow in today’s Congressional hearing featuring Michael Cohen involved Republican Mark Meadows (R-NC) going at it with Democrat Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) regarding alleged racism. Accordingly, CNN’s Don Lemon had a panel on Wednesday night to discuss the dust-up betwee… The post ‘Shame on the Republican Party’: CNN Continue Reading

WATCH: Trump border wall prototypes torn down

The prototypes for President Donald Trump’s contest for a border wall near San Diego, California, were torn down on Wednesday, to make way for a new section of actual border fencing. To the president’s supporters, the eight 30-foot-high (9-meter) models were a symbol of his commitment to build a wal… Continue Reading

Cohen testimony is ‘going to make Donald Trump jump out of his socks’: Trump biographer

President Donald Trump is freaking out in Vietnam after explosive public testimony from his longtime “fixer” before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, a Trump biographer explained on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell on Wednesday… The post Cohen testimony is ‘going to make Donald Trump jump Continue Reading

Cohen isn’t the only insider Trump needs to worry about: Meet accountant Allen Weisselberg

President Donald Trump’s former fixer and personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, dropped several bombshells about the president’s alleged crimes during his Congressional testimony on Wednesday. A report by The Daily Beast picked apart Cohen’s testimony and exposed the one Trump exec that … The post Cohen isn’t the only insider Trump needs Continue Reading

CNN’s Rick Santorum throws a temper tantrum over Democrats’ holding the Cohen hearing

A lot of Republicans were unhappy with how House Democrats’ hearing with President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen unfolded on Wednesday, during which he implicated the president in extensive criminal behavior. Ann Coulter sneered that she would be more impressed if “t… The post CNN’s Rick Santorum throws a Continue Reading

CNN’s Don Lemon unleashes fury on the GOP: ‘If Cohen lied about hush money, didn’t Trump?’

Don Lemon had some choice words for supporters of President Trump Wednesday evening regarding today’s testimony from Michael Cohen. “If Cohen lied about hush money, didn’t Trump?” the CNN host asked. “Come on, people, use your brain” Lemon continued on his CNN sho… The post CNN’s Don Lemon unleashes fury Continue Reading

Shocking Cohen testimony didn’t provide all vital Russia answers — but at least one man can

If Democrats really want answers about the birth of the Russia scandal, then George Papadopoulos is the man to ask… The post Shocking Cohen testimony didn’t provide all vital Russia answers — but at least one man can appeared first on Raw Story.

Rudy Giuliani’s meltdown proves Cohen testimony ‘pushed broader Trumpworld to a point of near hysteria’: report

The bombshell testimony from longtime Donald Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen has rattled the White House and supporters of the president, The Daily Beast reported Wednesday. “Sitting alone, watching live coverage of Cohen’s testimony on TV, the former New York City mayor, dashed off in… The post Rudy Giuliani’s meltdown proves Continue Reading