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Newt Gingrich: The Clintons started the so-called Russian collusion scandal and may be destroyed by it

The Left has been desperately working for months to find any shred of evidence that Donald Trump had even the slightest connection to Russia during the presidential campaign. Despite having the full support of their friends in the media, they have consistently failed to find anything substantive. At first, I assumed the liberal elites were simply driven by their inability...

Officer takes child to McDonald’s after not being picked up from school on birthday

A Green Bay police officer helped make an elementary school child's birthday special after not being picked up from school due to their parent being incarcerated. According to a Facebook post, the child had no other family contacts, so Officer Robinson picked the child up from school to go on a ride in the police car and get a meal at...

Fusion GPS scandal: Clinton, DNC broke campaign finance law with dossier funding, complaint says

The revelation that Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund a salacious anti-Trump dossier last year is raising new legal questions for the Clinton team — with a watchdog group filing a formal complaint alleging they hid the payments from public view. The Campaign Legal Center filed the complaint Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission, accusing the DNC and Clinton’s...

Two-person energy firm’s $300 million Puerto Rico contract raises eyebrows

A $300 million contract to help rebuild Puerto Rico's electrical infrastructure, which was awarded to a small, two-year-old Montana company that had only two employees when Hurricane Maria struck the U.S. territory, has sparked calls for an investigation from both Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill. In addition to its size and relative inexperience, the fact that Whitefish Energy Holdings...

Fought and forgotten: Filipino World War II veterans honored with medal 75 years later

Filipino veterans of World War II will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal on Wednesday, after a lengthy battle for national recognition of their U.S. military service and sacrifices nearly 75 years ago. The medal is the highest civilian award and will be presented at a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol to honor the 260,000 Filipinos who fought alongside American forces during the war and...

Former president Obama called for jury duty in Chicago

WASHINGTON — Former president Barack Obama isn’t quite done serving his country. Obama —now a private citizen — plans to perform his civic duty and show up for jury duty in Illinois next month. Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans announced during a budget meeting Friday that Obama would serve, the Chicago Tribune reported. “He made it crystal-clear to me through...

Professor Stephen Hawking’s PhD viewed two million times

Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis was accessed more than two million times within days of it being made available to the public, it has been revealed. Prof Hawking's 1966 work proved so popular on the day of its release it crashed the publications section of Cambridge University's website. More than 500,000 people have also tried to download the paper, titled "Properties of...

I met a homeless addict and recognised my childhood friend

A chance meeting between two childhood friends helped one begin a journey back from drug addiction after many years living on the street. It was early October and Wanja Mwaura, 32, was on her way to the market in Lower Kabaete, not far from Nairobi, when she heard someone shout out her name. She looked up and was surprised to see...

Albert Einstein’s happiness note sold for $1.6m

A note written by Albert Einstein containing advice on happy living has sold at an auction house in Jerusalem for $1.56m (£1.19m). Einstein gave the note to a courier in Tokyo in 1922 instead of a tip. He had just heard that he had won the coveted Nobel prize for physics and told the messenger that, if he was lucky, the...

Obama and Bush on US political divisions

They didn't mention him by name - but President Donald J. Trump's predecessors Barack Obama and George W. Bush have both said they're concerned about political divisions in the US.