Kentucky lawmaker killed himself after sexual assault allegations – CNN

CNN Kentucky lawmaker killed himself after sexual assault allegationsCNN(CNN) A Kentucky lawmaker accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl in 2013 killed himself Wednesday, officials say, a day after he denied the allegations. Republican state Rep. Dan Johnson was found dead of a single gunshot wound near Mount …Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Read More …

Kim Jong Un's top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggest – Fox News

Fox News Kim Jong Un's top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggestFox NewsA key member of Kim Jong Un's inner circle touted as a powerful military figure mysteriously vanished from public life recently, sparking rumors he was executed by a North Korean death squad after allegations of bribery, recent reports indicated. Hwang Read More …

Roy Moore turns recount into religious crusade: 'Immorality sweeps over the land' – Washington Post

Washington Post Roy Moore turns recount into religious crusade: 'Immorality sweeps over the land'Washington PostA day after losing the Senate race in Alabama to Democrat Doug Jones, Roy Moore has issued a new statement refusing to concede the election. But it wasn't your typical post-election statement. It was a four-minute fire-and-brimstone video about …In Alabama, Read More …

Calif. firefighters make gains on 5th-largest fire in its history, but risk remains high – OregonLive.com

OregonLive.com Calif. firefighters make gains on 5th-largest fire in its history, but risk remains highOregonLive.comIn this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, fire burns canyons and ridges above Bella Vista Drive near Romero Canyon as the fight to contain a wildfire continues in Montecito, Calif. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. ( Mike Read More …

Omarosa Manigault Newman to Leave White House Job Next Month – New York Times

New York Times Omarosa Manigault Newman to Leave White House Job Next MonthNew York TimesOmarosa Manigault Newman, who achieved a measure of fame playing a villain on “The Apprentice” and cemented a relationship with President Trump that led to a White House appointment, will be leaving her position in January, the administration said on …Omarosa Read More …

Alabama is strong evidence that Trump might want to ignore Bannon's political advice – Washington Post

Washington Post Alabama is strong evidence that Trump might want to ignore Bannon's political adviceWashington PostThe informal motto of Breitbart News, once again helmed by former White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon, is “#War.” The war sought is against the elites, the powers that be, the establishment. Here's Bannon on the subject at the Values Read More …

Salma Hayek: Weinstein Threatened to Kill Me, Forced Me to Shoot a Full-Frontal Scene – Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair Salma Hayek: Weinstein Threatened to Kill Me, Forced Me to Shoot a Full-Frontal SceneVanity FairIn a searing personal essay for The New York Times, actress Salma Hayek writes that she too has several awful stories to share about Harvey Weinstein. Not only does she claim, like dozens of other women, that Weinstein allegedly Read More …

Trump judge nominee withdraws after criticism over White House ties – Politico

Politico Trump judge nominee withdraws after criticism over White House tiesPoliticoOne of President Donald Trump's nominees for the federal bench has withdrawn from consideration after coming under criticism for a lack of experience and for failing to disclose that his wife works in the White House counsel's office. Brett Talley "has …Nomination of Brett Talley Read More …