‘I am dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on earth’: A self-proclaimed white nationalist planned a mass terrorist attack, the government says

A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist was arrested after federal investigators uncovered a cache of weapons and ammunition in his Maryland home that authorities say he stockpiled to launch a widespread domestic... Read More

Two senior Tories ready to resign if May fails to change Brexit direction

Two senior Conservatives have said they are ready to resign from the party if it does not change its direction on Brexit, after three of their colleagues joined eight former Labour MPs in a breakaway... Read More

Who Will be The Next US President?

by Robert Reich The presidential primaries will soon be heating up, and the betting has already begun over which Democrat has the “money advantage,” who’s sufficiently “moderate,” and who can “beat Trump” (assuming he’ll be... Read More

Most Americans Disapprove Of Trump’s National Emergency Declaration: Poll | HuffPost UK

A majority of Americans ― 55 percent ― disapprove of President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border in order to pay for construction of a border wall, a new HuffPost/YouGov... Read More

‘Prison isn’t working’: David Gauke calls for end to short jail terms

The justice secretary has said he wants to end short prison sentences because they do not work and hopes that technology and more community sentences will provide better alternatives to jail. In a break with... Read More

Roger Stone deletes photo of judge presiding over his case, says he didn’t mean to threaten her

Days after a federal judge imposed a limited gag order on him, Roger Stone posted a photograph of that judge to his Instagram page that included her name, a close-up of her face and what... Read More

Elizabeth Warren To Unveil Sweeping Plan For Universal Child Care

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will unveil a major new initiative on Tuesday designed to make sure every family can afford high-quality child care, according to several people who have heard about the proposal or seen material... Read More

Trump Confident Chris Ruddy: White House Considering Ousting Dan Coats

Chris Ruddy, the founder of the conservative outlet Newsmax and a confidant of President Donald #Trump’s, told CNN today that — based on what he’s been told by White House sources — he believes Director of National... Read More

Kamala Harris Faces Questions About ‘Democratic Socialist’ Label and Jussie Smollett in N.H. Debut – The New York Times

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Senator Kamala Harris visited New Hampshire on Monday for the first time in her life, and quickly experienced the realities of being a presidential candidate: She faced questions from national reporters about... Read More

Justin Trudeau’s top adviser resigns as ‘political meddling’ scandal widens

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top adviser has resigned while denying allegations that he pressured #Canada’s former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company. Principal secretary Gerald Butts has been Trudeau’s closest adviser... Read More

Trump’s Assault on Elizabeth Warren

by Robert Reich Elizabeth Warren is one of the most talented politicians and policy leaders in America. We must not allow Trump or anyone else to “swift-boat” her because she identified herself as an American... Read More

California, N.Y. and other states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

California, New York and 14 other states filed a lawsuit Monday challenging Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. “Today, on Presidents Day, we take President Trump to court to block his misuse of presidential power,” California... Read More

Maajid Nawaz, LBC host, hurt in ‘racially motivated’ attack | World news | The Guardian

  Later, on Facebook, he thanked witnesses, nurses and members of the emergency services for treating him with diligence and care: “I just returned home from the hospital after having my wound glued up. I... Read More

Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders – ABC News

Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. #Amy Klobuchar‘s snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren’s opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field:... Read More

Trump Considering Powell, Craft, Grenell, James for UN Job, Sources Say

President Donald Trump is considering four people to be his next UN ambassador: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partner Dina Powell, the current ambassadors to Canada and Germany, Kelly Craft and Richard Grenell, and John James,... Read More

Trump endorses claim that McCabe was part of ‘coup attempt’

President Donald Trump on Monday seconded the allegation that there had been a coup attempt against him before heading out to play golf at his Florida club on Presidents Day. The president tweeted a quote... Read More

Chinese and Iranian Hackers Renew Their Attacks on U.S. Companies

SAN FRANCISCO — Businesses and government agencies in the United States have been targeted in aggressive attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers who security experts believe have been energized by President Trump’s withdrawal from the... Read More

‘Shattering body blow’ as Honda plans to close Swindon factory

Honda is planning to close its factory in Swindon dealing what trade unions called a “shattering body blow” to an automotive sector already struggling with the effects of #Brexit-related uncertainty. The Japanese carmaker, which employs... Read More

2020 Dems are a 50-state party

by Brent Budowsky Regarding the 2020 elections for the presidency, House and Senate Democrats now have the opportunity — if they act smartly and wisely — to seek a national political realignment and campaign effectively... Read More

Warren: If officials believe Trump cannot fulfill duties, they must invoke 25th Amendment

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Sunday in Las Vegas that Trump administration officials have an obligation to invoke the 25th Amendment if they believe the president cannot fulfill his duties. The comment came in response... Read More

Facebook labelled ‘digital gangsters’ by report on fake news

Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as “digital gangsters”. The final report of the... Read More

Could Congress Block Trump’s Emergency Declaration?

President Trump has declared a national emergency in order to pay for physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, but will Congress block it? That’s a long shot — but we can’t rule it out either.... Read More

Governing on the edge

A senior government official who was involved in the spending negotiations over the past few weeks told me the experience taught them something disturbing. “We’re going to go to the edge on everything,” the official... Read More

Trump’s go-it-alone presidency

Shortly after becoming President Trump’s acting chief of staff, #Mick Mulvaney conveyed a blunt message to several Cabinet secretaries. According to a senior White House official with direct knowledge and another source briefed on the... Read More

In one news conference, Trump created several new minefields

WASHINGTON — Just how many problems did President Trump create for himself — and others — in Friday’s 50-minute disjointed and flat-out bizarre statement and news conference, when he announced his national emergency to build... Read More

Tom Watson urges colleagues not to call resigning MPs traitors

Tom Watson, the deputy Labour leader, has said his party faces an even more severe split if it denounces the seven MPs who quit as traitors instead of addressing the reasons for their departure. In... Read More

Dictator Trump

by Robert Reich A president who claims he has an absolute right to declare a national emergency and spend government funds that Congress has explicitly refused to appropriate for the ends he seeks, is assuming... Read More

Fox News’ Chris Wallace Repeatedly Nails Stephen Miller on National Emergency

Fox News host Chris Wallace relentlessly pushed #Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller on #Donald Trump‘s declaration of a national emergency on Sunday, and nailed him particularly hard by repeatedly asking for a single example of... Read More

Flybmi tells customers to seek refunds from credit card companies

Flybmi is advising customers to seek refunds from credit and debit card companies or rebook with other airlines after the company collapsed late on Saturday, leading to the cancellation of thousands of journeys. On Sunday... Read More

In Trump’s World, He Never Loses

Hanging on a wall behind the omelet bar at President Donald Trump’s golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida — where the commander in chief apparently stopped for a bite on Saturday after declaring a national emergency the... Read More