Sources: Federal agents raid powerful Chicago Ald. Ed Burke's City Hall office – Chicago Tribune

Sources: Federal agents raid powerful Chicago Ald. Ed Burke's City Hall office – Chicago Tribune

Federal agents raided the City Hall office of powerful Chicago Ald. Ed Burke on Thursday morning, sources familiar with the development confirmed. Agents arrived at the office early Thursday morning, told employees to leave and papered over the glass windows at the office’s entrance to conceal the investigation going on inside, a source confirmed. A […]

Stormy Daniels says lawyer Avenatti sued Trump for defamation without her OK – Fox News

Stormy Daniels says lawyer Avenatti sued Trump for defamation without her OK – Fox News

Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels claimed Wednesday that her attorney, Michael Avenatti, sued President Trump for defamation without her approval and launched a second fundraising campaign to raise money “without my permission or even my knowledge … and attributing words to me that I never wrote or said.” In a statement to The Daily Beast, Daniels said […]

Fox News to discipline employees who crafted interview with former EPA administrator – Washington Examiner

Fox News to discipline employees who crafted interview with former EPA administrator – Washington Examiner

Fox News Channel said it will discipline employees who sent multiple emails to an aide to former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt about crafting a “Fox & Friends” interview with the then-administrator. In the emails, Pruitt’s aide suggested the interview and provided “talking points,” according to the Associated Press. The aide also asked to […]

88 Dead, 203 Still Unaccounted For After Camp Fire Contained – NPR

88 Dead, 203 Still Unaccounted For After Camp Fire Contained – NPR

Kimberly Spainhower hugs her daughter Chloe, 13, while her husband Ryan Spainhower searches through the ashes of their burned home in Paradise, Calif., last week. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images Kimberly Spainhower hugs her daughter Chloe, 13, while her husband Ryan Spainhower searches through the ashes of their burned home […]

Christine Blasey Ford updates fundraising page, says testifying against Kavanaugh was 'terrifying'

Christine Blasey Ford updates fundraising page, says testifying against Kavanaugh was 'terrifying'

Christine Blasey Ford shared on a fundraising page how “terrifying” it was to testify against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh but noted that she’s “grateful” that she was able to fulfill her “civic duty.” “Although coming forward was terrifying, and caused disruption to our lives, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to fulfill […]

Major East Coast bridge closed by chemical leak has reopened

Major East Coast bridge closed by chemical leak has reopened

A Delaware bridge shut down in both directions by a gas leak Sunday evening, bringing traffic on a major East Coast artery to a standstill on one of the busiest travel days of the year, has reopened. The Delaware Department of Transportation tweeted late Sunday that the Delaware Memorial Bridge was “REOPENED to traffic” and […]

UK parliament seizes documents as part of Facebook investigation

UK parliament seizes documents as part of Facebook investigation

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 25, 2018 / 3:29 PM GMT / Updated 4:04 PM GMT By Saphora Smith and Olivia Solon LONDON — British lawmakers have obtained documents that could be “highly relevant” to a parliamentary inquiry that has been […]

Heavy snowfall possible across Stateline

Heavy snowfall possible across Stateline

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Hopefully you’ve located the snow shovel and boots. Let’s start with the Winter Storm Warning that goes into effect overnight for Northern Illinois.  This includes Boone, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties.  A system coming off of the front range of the Rockies is scheduled to pay Northern Illinois a visit tomorrow.  […]

Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic freshmen look to shape party as it takes control of House

Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic freshmen look to shape party as it takes control of House

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with the 116th Congressional freshmen for the member-elect class photo on the Capitol Hill on Nov. 14, 2018. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Elise Viebeck Enterprise and investigations reporter focused on politics November 24 at 6:00 AM Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rapidly emerged as the de facto […]