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Nikki Haley Writes 'Finish Them!' on Israeli Bomb After Refugee Massacre

Days after dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli air strikes against displacement camps in Southern Gaza, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley wrote “Finish them!” on Israeli artillery shells. Haley, who recently sputtered in her bid to defeat former President Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican nomination, toured a kibbutz ravaged by Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack against Israel in the company of current Knesset member and former UN Envoy Danny Danon. “If you think this will only be i ...

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Judge allows Trump co-defendant to continue to fight for 500,000 ballots from Fulton County to argue debunked fraud

Published 4:35 PM EDT, Tue May 28, 2024 CNN — A Fulton County judge will allow a co-defendant of Donald Trump in the Georgia election subversion case to continue his effort to access thousands of 2020 ballots to argue debunked voter fraud theories. Harrison Floyd, who led the organization Black Voices for Trump in 2020, argued during a hearing Tuesday that he should not have been charged in the racketeering case because his concerns about voter fraud and questions about the election results ...

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"Documents don't lie": Prosecutors close by telling jurors they don't have to trust Michael Cohen

Published May 28, 2024 4:03PM (EDT) On Tuesday afternoon, Manhattan prosecutor Joshua Steinglass presents the state's closing argument against former President Donald Trump, seeking to reframe the case after two hours of defense arguments that it all relies on the credibility of one Michael Cohen. Steinglass began by arguing that that the case is not in fact about Trump’s former fixer. “That’s a deflection,” Steinglass told the jury, CNN reported. “It’s about Mr. Trump and whether he should ...

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Israel's Rafah operation not a 'major' offensive - US

The US does not believe Israel has launched a full-scale invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza, White House spokesman John Kirby has said. Mr Kirby's remarks came hours after Israeli forces were reported to have reached the centre of the city and seized a strategically important hill overlooking the nearby border with Egypt. He was also responding to questions about an Israeli air strike and a resulting fire on Sunday that killed at least 45 Palestinians at a tented camp for displaced people. Is ...

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Mayorkas says some migrants "try to game" the U.S. asylum system

Updated on: May 28, 2024 / 2:14 PM EDT El Paso, Texas — In an interview with CBS News, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said some migrants coming to the U.S.-Mexico border are trying to "game" the U.S. asylum system, echoing a statement often made by Republicans but rarely expressed by Biden administration officials. "The reality is that some people do indeed try to game the system," Mayorkas told CBS News in El Paso last Thursday. "That does not speak t ...

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Biden reelection campaign enlists January 6 police officers to campaign in key swing states

(CNN) The Biden reelection campaign has enlisted three police officers – all of whom were working at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, when rioters overtook the building – to stump for Biden across battleground states in the coming weeks, the campaign told CNN. Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, Officer Harry Dunn and Officer Danny Hodges plan to tell voters across key swing states that former President Donald Trump poses a threat to democracy and to their fundamental rights as Americans. Dunn and Gonell sustained injuries during the attack on the Capitol and have since retired from the Capitol Police. Hodges continues to serve with DC’s Metropolitan Police Department.

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Congress defies its own law, fails to install plaque honoring Jan. 6 police officers

(CBS News) "My letters have not been answered. And it's a mystery to me," Lofgren said, throwing her hands up in frustration as she spoke with CBS News just off the U.S. House floor a few days ago. Lofgren and a group of other top House Democrats are questioning why a small plaque to honor police officers who saved the Capitol — and the lawmakers and staffers working there — on Jan. 6, 2021 was not completed or installed by the March 2023 deadline required by law.

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MI: Biden-Harris aren't underestimating U.P. in upcoming election

(Mining Journal) In the wake of the first presidential campaign stop in the Upper Peninsula in over a decade, the Biden-Harris administration shifted focus to Michigan. Over 150 supporters attended the Women for Biden-Harris rally hosted by first lady Jill Biden and second gentleman Doug Emhoff at Marquette’s Ore Dock Brewing Co. on May 16. This gathering was part of an effort to strengthen bonds between President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and U.P. voters.

Tom of Temecula

Biden To Speak After The Jury Hands Down Their Verdict In Trump's Trial

(PoliticusUSA) At some point, likely this week, the jury will be handed the case in the Trump hush money trial, and those jurors will return a verdict. It is predictable what defendant Donald Trump will say. Either Trump will proclaim that the trial was a rigged Biden conspiracy, or he will say that the jury was a group of brilliant people who found him innocent. What Trump says won’t matter. Anyone who has been watching and listening to Trump can probably script out in advance what Trump is going to say. The interesting reaction to the case will come from President Biden, who, according to Politico, will be delivering remarks from the White House after the verdict is announced

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Czech Republic to Deliver First Shipment of Artillery Shells to Ukraine Within Days

4 min ago - Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala announced on Tuesday, May 28, that the Prague-led initiative to procure ammunition for Ukraine will deliver its first shipment of artillery shells within days. “The first tens of thousands of 155mm ammunition will ... (Kyiv Post)

Farmers must kill 4.2 million chickens after bird flu hits Iowa egg farm

1 hr ago - More than 4 million chickens in Iowa will have to be killed after a case of the highly pathogenic bird flu was detected at a large egg farm May 28, 2024, 5:35 PM DES MOINES, Iowa -- More than 4 million chickens in Iowa will have to be killed after a ... (abc news)

Kennedy condemns the removal of Confederate monuments

3 hrs ago - PHOENIX (AP) — Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has condemned the removal of Confederate statues, saying he had a “visceral reaction against” the destruction of monuments honoring southern leaders from the Civil ... (Associated Press)

Former Trump attorney has Colorado law license suspended for attempting to overturn 2020 election results

6 hrs ago - 05/28/24 8:01 PM ET Jenna Ellis, a former attorney for former President Donald Trump, has agreed to have her law license suspended for three years in Colorado for her role in attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. A presiding di ... (The Hill)

FBI arrests 'dreaded' Jan. 6 defendant they say rammed 'Trump' sign into police line

6 hrs ago - WASHINGTON — A Jan. 6 participant whose dreaded blonde locks and face tattoos made him a memorable face in the pro-Trump mob has been arrested in South Dakota, the FBI said, accusing him of shoving an officer during the Capitol melee after "ramm ... (NBC News)

"Documents don't lie": Prosecutors close by telling jurors they don't have to trust Michael Cohen

6 hrs ago - Published May 28, 2024 4:03PM (EDT) On Tuesday afternoon, Manhattan prosecutor Joshua Steinglass presents the state's closing argument against former President Donald Trump, seeking to reframe the case after two hours of defense arguments that it al ... (Salon)

National Park Service clarifies employees will be allowed to join Pride events in uniform

6 hrs ago - May 28, 2024, 7:26 PM EDT The National Park Service will allow employees to participate in celebratory parades and events in uniform, a departure from earlier memos to staff members weeks before the start of LGBTQ Pride Month that effectively banned ... (NBC News)

Former Rubio intern indicted on Jan. 6 charges

6 hrs ago - 05/28/24 5:55 PM ET A South Florida woman who reportedly interned for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was indicted this month for her alleged involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection. A federal grand jury indicted Barbara Balmaseda, 23, on ch ... (The Hill)

Mayorkas says some migrants "try to game" the U.S. asylum system

6 hrs ago - Updated on: May 28, 2024 / 2:14 PM EDT El Paso, Texas — In an interview with CBS News, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said some migrants coming to the U.S.-Mexico border are trying to "game" the U.S. asylum system, echoing a stat ... (CBS News)

US files a labor complaint over claims that a Volkswagen plant in Mexico fired union activists

6 hrs ago - May 28, 2024, 4:15 PM MEXICO CITY -- U.S. trade authorities said Tuesday they have filed a labor complaint with Mexico over allegations that a Volkswagen auto plant in central Mexico unfairly fired union activists. The U.S. Trade Representative’ ... (ABC News/AP)

Judge allows Trump co-defendant to continue to fight for 500,000 ballots from Fulton County to argue debunked fraud

7 hrs ago - Published 4:35 PM EDT, Tue May 28, 2024 CNN — A Fulton County judge will allow a co-defendant of Donald Trump in the Georgia election subversion case to continue his effort to access thousands of 2020 ballots to argue debunked voter fraud theor ... (CNN Politics)

New court challenge filed in Pennsylvania to prevent some mail-in ballots from getting thrown out

7 hrs ago - Updated 2:05 PM EDT, May 28, 2024 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new lawsuit filed Tuesday by a constellation of left-leaning groups in Pennsylvania is trying to prevent thousands of mail-in ballots from being thrown out in November’s election in ... (AP)

Americans are feeling better about the economy for the first time in four months

8 hrs ago - Updated 11:25 AM EDT, Tue May 28, 2024 Washington CNN — Americans’ attitudes toward the economy improved this month for the first time since January, thanks to better perceptions of the job market. The Conference Board’s Consumer Con ... (CNN Business)

Israel's Rafah operation not a 'major' offensive - US

8 hrs ago - The US does not believe Israel has launched a full-scale invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza, White House spokesman John Kirby has said. Mr Kirby's remarks came hours after Israeli forces were reported to have reached the centre of the city and seized ... (BBC)

US Presses TikTok, Meta, X to Crack Down on Antisemitic Posts

8 hrs ago - May 28, 2024 at 3:25 PM EDT The Biden administration is urging big technology companies to ramp up efforts to curb antisemitic content on social media and gaming platforms, which has surged in recent years. Representatives from Alphabet Inc., Meta Pl ... (Bloomberg)

Nikki Haley Writes 'Finish Them!' on Israeli Bomb After Refugee Massacre

9 hrs ago - Days after dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli air strikes against displacement camps in Southern Gaza, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley wrote “Finish them!” on Israeli artillery shells. Haley, who recently sputtered in ... (Rolling Stone)

Ohio Senate passes GOP-led Biden ballot access bill without Democrats' support

10 hrs ago - May 28, 2024, 4:01 PM As Ohio lawmakers convened on Tuesday for a special session to address President Joe Biden's ability to appear on their general election ballot in November, the Democratic National Committee said it would move to conduct virtual ... (ABC News)

US pier constructed off Gaza has broken apart

11 hrs ago - Published 1:48 PM EDT, Tue May 28, 2024 CNN — The temporary pier constructed by the US military to transport aid into Gaza broke apart in heavy seas on Sunday in a major blow to the American-led effort to create a maritime corridor for humanit ... (CNN Politics)

Federal appeals court rebuffs claims of D.C. jury bias in Jan. 6 case

12 hrs ago - May 28, 2024 / 1:07 PM EDT Washington — A federal appeals court in Washington upheld the conviction of a former New York City Police Department officer who was charged for his actions on Jan. 6, 2021, after he claimed that he couldn't get an imp ... (CBS News)

Republican Senator Blocks the Nomination of the First Native American to Serve as Federal Judge in Montana

12 hrs ago - Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), a member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, has blocked President Joe Biden’s federal district judge nominee, Danna Jackson, a Native American woman, from consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Jackson ... (Yahoo)

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