President Trump Claims Voters Change Clothes to Cast Multiple Votes

Gina Martinez President Trump is once again making baseless allegations about voter fraud, this time saying people are casting additional ballots by changing their clothes and returning to polling places. Trump made the claims in an interview with Daily Caller on Wednesday, where he also called for Florida’s Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes to be fired. Counties in the state, including Broward County, are currently performing a recount in Florida’s gubernatorial and senate races. “The Republicans don’t win and that’s because of potentially illegal votes,” he said to the Daily Caller. “When people get in line that have absolutely … Continue reading President Trump Claims Voters Change Clothes to Cast Multiple Votes

National Security Aide Departs White House Role After Melania Trump Calls for Her Dismissal

Associated Press WASHINGTON — Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving the White House, one day after first lady Melania Trump’s office issued an extraordinary statement calling for her dismissal. No replacement was named. Aides said Ricardel clashed with the first lady’s staff over her visit to Africa last month. Yet it is highly unusual for a first lady or her office to weigh in on personnel matters, especially the president’s national security staff. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Ricardel will have a new role in the administration. On Tuesday, Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s spokeswoman, … Continue reading National Security Aide Departs White House Role After Melania Trump Calls for Her Dismissal

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti in Police Custody After Domestic Violence Accusation

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence. The official says Avenatti was taken into custody Wednesday. Police had responded to a domestic violence incident a day earlier and took a report. The official wasn’t authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Avenatti remained in custody Wednesday evening and a call and text message seeking comment weren’t immediately returned. Avenatti is best known as the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, who has said … Continue reading Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti in Police Custody After Domestic Violence Accusation

The California Fire That Killed 48 People Is the Deadliest U.S. Wildfire in a Century

Gina Martinez The Camp Fire in Northern California is the deadliest wildfire in the United States in a century, according to wildfire historians. The death toll for the blaze, which is still burning through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains outside Sacramento, increased to 48 Tuesday night as crews searched for bodies in communities that were caught in the fast-moving flames. The Camp Fire already became the deadliest fire in California history earlier this week – surpassing the 1933 Griffith Park Fire in Los Angeles, which killed 29. It also surpassed the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire, which killed 19 … Continue reading The California Fire That Killed 48 People Is the Deadliest U.S. Wildfire in a Century

Senate and House GOP Pick Congressional Leaders – as Showdown Over Pelosi Simmers

Alana Abramson The three leadership elections that took place Wednesday went largely as expected. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was reelected Majority Leader of the Senate and New York Sen Chuck Schumer is again the Minority Leader. On the House side, Rep. Kevin McCarthy was elected Minority Leader. Looming in the background of all of these contests, however, is the remaining leadership contest, which isn’t expected to take place until after Thanksgiving: The race for the Speaker’s gavel in the House of Representatives, which Democrats will control for the first time in nearly a decade. Brewing drama over Nancy Pelosi Schumer … Continue reading Senate and House GOP Pick Congressional Leaders – as Showdown Over Pelosi Simmers

Review: Apple’s New iPad Pro Is An Incredible Tablet With One Major Shortcoming

Patrick Lucas Austin Apple’s new iPad Pro won’t replace your computer. As the company’s latest take on its idea of “the future of computing,” it’s a fantastic understudy to your current laptop. As an iPad, it outshines the competition, and lets artists and creative professionals get work done without a mouse or keyboard. As a tool, it still benefits from amazing portability, and a strong ecosystem of apps. But conducting your activities the way you would on a computer will only lead you to frustration. Sorry, but Apple’s iPad Pro will not replace your computer, unless you’re willing to speak … Continue reading Review: Apple’s New iPad Pro Is An Incredible Tablet With One Major Shortcoming

There’s a Reason Why Key and Peele’s Toy Story 4 Characters Seem So Familiar

Cady Lang As if the prospect of Toy Story 4 wasn’t exciting enough, it turns out that a familiar duo will be joining the cast of the upcoming Disney-Pixar sequel. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele will be part of the toy squad in 2019 as fuzzy, wise-cracking carnival prizes Ducky and Bunny. In a hilarious “teaser reaction” clip posted on Wednesday morning, however, Ducky and Bunny reminded viewers of another jovial pair, the cinemaphile valets, from a beloved recurring sketch from the comedians’ eponymous show. While Ducky and Bunny have far fewer Liam Neeson references (and way less obscenities) than … Continue reading There’s a Reason Why Key and Peele’s Toy Story 4 Characters Seem So Familiar