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  • White House doctor says he has ‘no concerns’ about Trump’s cognitive ability

    President Donald Trump asked the White House doctor to perform a cognitive exam during his physical last week, despite the doctor’s determination that such testing wasn’t necessary. “I have no concerns about his cognitive ability,” Dr. Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday. He said the testing was conducted at the President’s wishes, and the results were normal. Ahead of the exam, the White House said that tests for mental acuity would not be included. The question arose after a week of speculation […]

  • Trump administration will appeal DACA ruling to Supreme Court

    The Trump administration said Tuesday it will ask the Supreme Court to review a federal judge’s ruling from last week that blocked President Donald Trump’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Justice Department filed a notice of appeal with the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals and said it will also take the “rare step” of filing a petition with the Supreme Court. “It defies both law and commons sense for DACA — an entirely discretionary non-enforcement […]

  • Trump denies making ‘sh*thole countries’ comment

    President Donald Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting in which he rejected a bipartisan deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He also denied demanding that Haitians be removed from negotiations about protected status for people from certain countries. “The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made – a big setback for […]

  • Supreme Court takes up Texas redistricting case

    The Supreme Court announced Friday that it plans to hear a significant voting rights case, agreeing to review a lower court opinion that invalidated congressional and statehouse maps in Texas. The order adds another case touching on voting disputes to the court’s docket at a time when the justices are already considering cases concerning partisan gerrymandering and the purge of voter rolls in Ohio. The justices have already indicated they might be split down ideological lines in the case because […]

  • Pornographic malware found in Android apps for kids

    Google has removed from its Google Play Store more than 60 gaming apps, many seemingly targeted at kids, that contained malware that showed pornographic ads. Researchers from security firm Check Point discovered the malware, called AdultSwine, in apps that have been downloaded more than 3 million times, according to a report released Friday. The gaming apps include titles such as Mcqueen Car Racing Game, Subway Banana Run Surf, and Paw Puppy Run Subway Surf. An individual or group of hackers created these malicious […]

  • God Is Dope finds a niche among the ‘cool’ faithful

    When Sharod Simpson told a friend in the fashion industry he planned to start an apparel line called God Is Dope, he didn’t get much support. “He said that is the biggest mistake you will ever make,” Simpson tells CNN. “He said there’s no way you’re going to survive with a name like that. But I just believed in it so much.” Just a few years later, God Is Dope’s shirts, hats and sportswear — featuring “God Is Dope” and […]

  • Eric Clapton says he’s going deaf

    Legendary singer Eric Clapton says he is losing his hearing. The singer, 72, told BBC 2 he plans to continuing performing live but does have concerns about how aging affects that. “I mean, I’m going deaf, I’ve got tinnitus, my hands just about work,” he said. “I mean, I’m hoping that people will come along and see me just because, or maybe more than because I’m a curiosity. It’s amazing to myself that I’m still here.” According to the Mayo Clinic, tinnitus […]

  • Trump administration allows states to make Medicaid recipients work

    The Trump administration will allow states for the first time to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a guidance Thursday outlining what states need to do to mandate that certain Medicaid enrollees work to qualify for benefits. The agency is expected to start approving state waivers promoting “community engagement activities” in coming weeks. The historic move would be a significant change in how the government health insurance program operates and would fulfill […]

  • Lamborghini unveils world’s fastest SUV

    The Lamborghini Urus SUV, just unveiled in Italy, will be the world’s fastest SUV, the automaker said. The Urus will have a 650 horsepower turbocharged V8 and an eight-speed transmission, allowing it to reach speeds of about 190 miles an hour. Besides reaching incredible speeds, the $200,000 SUV is expected to transform the Italian brand long known for making ultra-expensive, high-performance sports cars. Lamborghini now expects to sell more of these new SUVs than it does of its other models […]

  • Police stand guard outside university class on ‘white racism’

    A Florida university posted campus police outside a sociology class titled “White Racism” after the professor was flooded with harassing emails and messages — some of them openly racist. “All that it takes is that one person to act on their views,” said Ted Thornhill, assistant professor of sociology at Florida Gulf Coast University, in a phone call with CNN. “We’ve got to be cautious because you don’t know what people are capable of.” Tuesday was the first day of […]