Informant: Moscow paid millions in bid to influence Clinton

By Brooke Singman | Fox News An FBI informant involved in the controversial Uranium One deal has told congressional committees that Moscow paid millions to a U.S. lobbying firm in a bid to influence then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by helping former President Bill Clinton’s charities during the Obama administration. The Hill first reported late Wednesday that […]

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California Sues DOJ Over Funding Cuts to ‘Sanctuary States’

The state of California sued the Department of Justice Wednesday to force the release of records relating to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ order to withhold funding from so-called sanctuary states. California is one of several sanctuary jurisdictions—but the first state—to file a lawsuit relating to Sessions’ order to tie federal grants to immigration compliance. The lawsuit demands […]

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Beijing Says Government Shutdowns Show US System Is Flawed. That’s Diversion and Deflection.

China’s official news agency on Jan. 21 criticized the U.S. government shutdown, claiming that it exposed “chronic flaws” in the U.S. political system. China has often extolled its political and economic system as a potential alternative to the U.S. free-market republic, but serious human rights abuses in China are an ever-present disqualifying challenge to that […]

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North Carolina Settles With Magistrate It Forced Out for Not Doing Gay Marriages

The state of North Carolina has restored lost salary and retirement benefits to a former magistrate whom officials forced out because she wouldn’t abandon her religious beliefs to perform civil marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples. Gayle Myrick won $300,000, including $122,660 in back pay, in a settlement agreement made public Wednesday by her lawyers at […]

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Marxist State of California Considers 6 Months Prison for Waiters Offering Unsolicited Plastic Straws

The radical Marxist state of California wants restaurateurs to think long and hard before giving you a straw. The far leftist Democratic majority leader in California’s lower house, has introduced a Marxist like bill to stop sit-down restaurants from offering customers straws with their beverages unless they specifically request one. Under California law, a waiter who serves […]

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Heritage Foundation’s New No. 2 Is Longtime Policy Expert Kim Holmes

The Heritage Foundation announced Tuesday that Kim R. Holmes, a longtime scholar and leader at the think tank, would become the organization’s next executive vice president. Holmes’ unanimous selection by Heritage’s board of trustees comes about a month after Kay Coles James began her tenure as president of Heritage. “Kim has long had a profound […]

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Muslim Women around the world burn their hijabs in protest against the headscarf

  Videos shared on social media show women burning the Muslim headscarf The hashtag #NoHijabDay followed the international #WorldHijabDay last week Women are protesting enforced headscarf in several Middle Eastern countries  By SARA MALM Videos showing women burning the hijab are being posted on social media in solidarity with a protest movement against enforced headscarf in Iran. […]

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