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Trump orders feds to prep for EMP attack

Trump orders feds to prep for EMP attack

By Bill Gertz  President Trump has ordered federal government agencies to harden the nation’s infrastructure against potentially devastating attacks by a nuclear-bomb-produced electromagnetic pulse, or EMP. “The federal government must foster sustainable, efficient, and cost-effective approaches to improving the nation’s resilience to the effects of EMPs,” Mr. Trump stated in an executive order signed Tuesday. EMP is produced from […]

March for Our Lives organizers inflate crowd size by 400 percent

March for Our Lives organizers inflate crowd size by 400 percent

The March for Our Lives was big, just not nearly as big as organizers said it was. … permit application had estimated a crowd of 500,000 in D.C. “While Washington, D.C. authorities have yet to give an official estimate, reports published by major news organizations put the crowd size …

California rejects Trump offshore oil drilling proposal

California rejects Trump offshore oil drilling proposal

California on Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s massive offshore oil drilling proposal, vowing that “not a single drop” of new fuel will ever come ashore in the state. The declaration …

California regulators issue recreational marijuana rules with weeks to go until legalization

California regulators issue recreational marijuana rules with weeks to go until legalization

California regulators have issued temporary rules governing the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana marketplace in anticipation of retail weed sales becoming legal in less than two months. The California Bureau of Cannabis Control, Department of Food and Agriculture and Department of Public Health unveiled the emergency regulations Thursday, establishing guidelines for growers, distributors, testers and retailers […]

Jeff Sessions urges Jerry Brown not to sign ‘sanctuary’ law in California

Jeff Sessions urges Jerry Brown not to sign ‘sanctuary’ law in California

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday singled out California Governor Jerry Brown and urged him not to sign into law a bill that would further restrict local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities. The legislation was approved by lawmakers over the weekend after the governor helped draft a series of amendments. Mr. Sessions called […]

Alex Wubbels, Utah nurse, forcibly arrested while reading policy to cop: ‘Somebody help me!’

Alex Wubbels, Utah nurse, forcibly arrested while reading policy to cop: ‘Somebody help me!’

Salt Lake City police are facing a public relations disaster over a video of a detective who arrested nurse Alex Wubbels at University Hospital as she explained its policy on blood draws. Body cam footage taken July 26 after an car accident shows Detective Jeff Payne forcibly arrest Ms. Wubbels as she explained the hospital’s […]

Ron DeSantis says endings subsidies would force lawmakers to act on Obamacare

Ron DeSantis says endings subsidies would force lawmakers to act on Obamacare

Rep. Ron DeSantis said Monday that taking away insurance subsidies from members of Congress would force lawmakers to act on Obamacare. “Other Americans who are in exchanges are not getting employer subsidies. It’s illegal and somehow Congress gets a workaround. So I applaud the president for raising this issue and if he moved swiftly on […]

Supreme Court allows strict enforcement of Trump refugee ban

Supreme Court allows strict enforcement of Trump refugee ban

The Supreme Court handed President Trump another victory in the legal battle of the travel ban, allowing the administration to restore strict limits on refugees that had been blocked by a judge in Hawaii, at least until a federal appeal court decides the issue. The win for Mr. Trump, however, was tempered by the high […]

Brandon Judd, Border Patrol union president, says morale at 20-year high under Trump

Brandon Judd, Border Patrol union president, says morale at 20-year high under Trump

President Trump received a glowing performance review Monday from the head of the National Border Patrol Council. Brandon Judd appeared on “Fox and Friends” on Monday to discuss illegal immigration, Mr. Trump’s plan to build a border wall with Mexico, and morale within the agency. The union president said that agents have a new “energy” […]

Coffee consumption associated with longer life: Study

Coffee consumption associated with longer life: Study

Java drinkers rejoice: Consuming coffee may lead to a longer life, researchers have determined. A wide-ranging study on the effects of coffee on the human body found an association between regular drinkers and an increased life span. In one of the largest studies ever on the topic, researchers followed over 500,000 people in 10 European […]

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