The Blaze

When a parking ticket turns into a tasing: NBA player’s arrest shows everyone’s on edge these days

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown was tased while being surrounded by local police following a citation for a parking violation on January 26 of this…

Giuliani reverses course on a major request from Mueller about Trump

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reversed course on the advice he was giving to President Trump about whether to honor the request from…

Brit Hume blasts James Clapper’s ‘disturbingly silly’ claims about Russian interference

Fox News’ analyst Brit Hume criticized former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper’s comments about Russian election interference aiding the Trump campaign, calling them “disturbingly…

What took so long? 2,100 more pages of Vegas shooting documents finally released

Following a court order after media organizations sued for access to information on the October 2017 Las Vegas shooting, 2,100 pages of documents have finally…

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump meeting – here’s who they’re blaming this time

A North Korean official issued a scathing statement blaming Vice President Mike Pence for their reconsidering the summit they were to have with President Trump…

Candidate says displaced Puerto Ricans should not be able to vote in FL – and he isn’t backing down

Candidate John Ward is running in the GOP primary for Florida’s 6th Congressional District, and is drawing scrutiny over comments he made in a video…

Here’s how the 49ers are pushing back on the NFL’s rule against kneeling protests

The owner of the San Francisco 49ers was the only one to abstain from the vote when the NFL decided to punish players who would…

Iconic black musician blasts rap and hip-hop as ‘more damaging than a statue of Robert E. Lee’

Wynton Marsalis — a Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter who’s been in the public consciousness for over three decades — had a few critical…

Federal judge rules that Trump can’t block Twitter users from his account

A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump cannot block critics from his Twitter account, CNN reported. What’s the backstory? Last…

Sidestepping political debate, Super Bowl champion QB says he’s honored to visit the White House

For many high-profile athletes, a visit to the White House after a championship season is no longer just a prestigious photo op. Under the Trump…

News you might have missed: Afternoon links for Wednesday, May 23

Federal judge rules that Trump can’t block political opposition on Twitter (Reuters) A New York federal judge has ruled that President Donald Trump can’t block…

NY Jets chairman says he’ll foot the bill for any fines incurred by his kneeling football players

New York Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson says that he’ll pay any fines assessed to his players should they decide to kneel outside of…

Hundreds of Chicago cops protest at city hall, claiming mayor has turned his back on police

Chicago police officers showed up in droves at city hall for a “Blue Wednesday” protest against the city’s mayor for “turning his back on police,”…

Cops in uniform barred from gay pride parade — but they can wear rainbow T-shirts with badge design

Minneapolis’ police chief barred officers from wearing uniforms at next month’s pride parade, in part over “adamant opposition of law enforcement’s participation by some representatives…

California lawmakers vote to expand gun restraining orders — but ACLU says bill goes too far

California, and a handful of other states, have laws that allow family members, roommates, and law enforcement to request a restraining order to remove firearms…

Parents are forced to go to court to evict 30-year-old son from their home; he plans to appeal

A couple in upstate New York repeatedly tried to evict their unemployed 30-year-old son from their home, but he wouldn’t budge so they sued him,…

BREAKING: NFL owners agree on national anthem rule — and it’s really going to upset some people

The NFL owners decided Wednesday to an outright, leaguewide ban on kneeling during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Players are not required to leave…
MS-13 gang member — nicknamed ‘Animal’ — gets 40 years for murdering teen. Reactions are fiery.

MS-13 gang member — nicknamed ‘Animal’ — gets 40 years for murdering teen. Reactions are fiery.

Amid the media and other folks losing their minds over President Donald Trump calling the notorious MS-13 gang “animals,” wouldn’t you know one of them…

ND-Sen: Heitkamp’s brother accused of using radio show as campaign ‘media arm’ to silence critics

The brother of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Joel Heitkamp, is working to boost his sister in her bid for re-election this November, using his radio…

Alabama is suing the Census Bureau for including illegal immigrants in population counts

The state of Alabama is worried that states with high illegal immigrant populations will gain more legislative representation and electoral influence. So, the state is…