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Trump, Toyota and a Mexican plant
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Trump, Toyota and a Mexican plant

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Toyota Motor Corporation assured President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday that a planned auto factory in Mexico won't take any jobs from the United States. The automaker's response was prompted by a tweet from Trump Thursday that read, "Toyo...
Greta Van Susteren Hired by MSNBC
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Greta Van Susteren Hired by MSNBC

NEW YORK (AP) -- MSNBC says it has hired former Fox News host Greta Van Susteren to host a daily, Washington-based news program at the dinner hour. Just like Tucker Carlson, who Fox named as Megyn Kelly's prime-time replacement on Thursday, Van Susteren compl...
Audacity: Kerry claims Obama didn’t back down from Syrian red line
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Audacity: Kerry claims Obama didn’t back down from Syrian red line

WASHINGTON (AP) — Touting his four years as secretary of state, John Kerry on Thursday attempted to explain one of the most contentious moments in American diplomacy during his tenure: President Barack Obama's failure to enforce his "red line" warning to Syria...
Sheriff offers inmates to build border wall
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Sheriff offers inmates to build border wall

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson is offering to ship his inmates off to the southern border to help President-elect Donald Trump build a massive wall. "We need to turn this country around and put law and order back in place," Hodgson told the Herald l...
Paul Ryan vows to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal
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Paul Ryan vows to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said House Republicans intend to strip Planned Parenthood of funding as part of their promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Speaking at his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C....
Reports: Former Indiana Senator Coats Trump’s pick for intelligence chief
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Reports: Former Indiana Senator Coats Trump’s pick for intelligence chief

NEW YORK (UPI) -- While the current U.S. director of national intelligence testified at a Senate hearing Thursday, the man who will take over the position for President-elect Donald Trump was named. At least one Trump transition official said the new commande...

Obama Legacy? Four Arrested for Torture, Kidnapping as They Shouted ‘F*** White People’

AP UPDATE: Four black people were charged with hate crimes Thursday in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed a mentally disabled white man being beaten and taunted, threatened with a knife and forced to drink from a toilet. CHICAGO (A...
Hearing: Clapper Claims Russia Undoubtedly Meddled in US Election; Still No Proof
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Hearing: Clapper Claims Russia Undoubtedly Meddled in US Election; Still No Proof

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's top intelligence official said Thursday that Russia undoubtedly interfered in America's 2016 presidential election but stopped short of using the explosive description "an act of war," telling lawmakers such a call isn't within ...
Fox News to Move Tucker Carlson into 9 p.m. slot
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Fox News to Move Tucker Carlson into 9 p.m. slot

NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News Channel says that veteran pundit Tucker Carlson will replace Megyn Kelly in the network's coveted 9 p.m. time slot sandwiched between Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity. The network also said that Martha MacCallum will move into Carlson'...
12 shot in 13 hours in Chicago, including two teens and 65-year-old woman
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12 shot in 13 hours in Chicago, including two teens and 65-year-old woman

A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were killed and a woman in her 60s was wounded in the leg in a shooting in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Tuesday. At least 10 others were shot across the city within 12 hours Tuesday. The double homicide happened ...