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Climate Change Crusader Tom Steyer Enters 2020 Presidential Race

Climate Change Crusader Tom Steyer Enters 2020 Presidential Race

By JOSHUA CAPLAN Billionaire Democrat donor and climate change crusader Tom Steyer entered the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday. It’s true. I’m running for president. pic.twitter.com/u8x2lZah7Z — Tom Steyer (@TomSteyer) July 9, 2019 Steyer, 62, is one of the most visible and deep-pocketed liberals advocating for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. He surprised many Democrats in […]

Jussie Smollett Has All Charges Dropped Against Him

Jussie Smollett Has All Charges Dropped Against Him

By JOSHUA CAPLAN Attorneys for Empire actor Jussie Smollett announced Tuesday morning that charges alleging he filed a false report with Chicago police regarding a hate crime against himself have been dropped. Smollett attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement that the actor’s record “has been wiped clean.” Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts […]

Special Counsel Delivers Mueller Report to Attorney General Barr

Special Counsel Delivers Mueller Report to Attorney General Barr

By JOSHUA CAPLAN Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday delivered his report on possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election to Attorney General William Barr, the Justice Department said. The report will now be reviewed by Barr, who has previously stated he will write his own account communicating Mueller’s findings to […]

Black Friday: Dozens Duke It Out at California Walmart

Black Friday: Dozens Duke It Out at California Walmart

By Joshua Caplan Dozens of Black Friday shoppers were involved in a brawl at a Walmart in Palmdale, California, according to police. The incident occurred inside the mega chain store at approximately 6:30 p.m. local time and involved two groups of roughly a dozen people each. Details surrounding the cause of the fight are presently unknown, the […]

Southern California Edison Reported Circuit Malfunction Minutes Before Woolsey Fire Began

Southern California Edison Reported Circuit Malfunction Minutes Before Woolsey Fire Began

By JOSHUA CAPLAN Southern California Edison disclosed to state officials that a circuit operated by electricity supply company malfunctioned two minutes prior to the Woolsey fire’s eruption. California Public Utilities Commission received a report via SCE on Thursday, which it says was filed “out of an abundance of caution,” detailing the incident. The utility giant told the agency a […]

Tesla Accounting Chief Quit After Elon Musk Ignored Pitfalls of Going Private

Tesla Accounting Chief Quit After Elon Musk Ignored Pitfalls of Going Private

By Joshua Caplan Dave Morton, Tesla’s now-former Chief Accounting Officer, resigned over concerns that executives were uninterested in addressing problems associated with taking the embattled electric automotive company private. In a statement released Friday, Morton, who quit Tesla on September 4, said his departure was prompted by increased levels of public scrutiny surrounding the car company. “Since I joined Tesla on […]

Demonstrators Flood Downtown Los Angeles for Massive Immigration Protest

Demonstrators Flood Downtown Los Angeles for Massive Immigration Protest

Joshua Caplan Demonstrators flooded downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to protest against the Trump administration’s immigration policies. Thousands of demonstrators, along with a handful of high-profile celebrities, lawmakers, and activists, participated in the Families Belong Together-Freedom for Immigrants March, demanding border agents reunite separated immigrant children from their parents who illegally crossed the Southern border. Armed with […]