Biden caves on 15K refugee cap under pressure from Democrats

Biden caves on 15K refugee cap under pressure from Democrats

Just hours after President Joe Biden signed an executive order that would retain the Trump administration’s 15,000 person cap on refugee admissions Friday, the White House reversed course on the matter, apparently caving after facing strong backlash from Democratic lawmakers.  White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced late Friday that the White House will unveil … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell to face two separate Manhattan criminal trials

Ghislaine Maxwell to face two separate Manhattan criminal trials

Ghislaine Maxwell is now scheduled to face two criminal trials in Manhattan federal court, after a judge ruled Friday to separate the perjury charges against her from her sexual-misconduct case. Judge Alison Nathan said in an order that if the perjury charges against Maxwell were tried alongside her sexual-abuse allegations, it “would risk an unfair … Read more

Media group blasts Facebook for blocking The Post’s story on BLM co-founder

Media group blasts Facebook for blocking The Post's story on BLM co-founder

A news-media industry group blasted Facebook on Friday over its “completely arbitrary” decision to block users from sharing a Post report about a Black Lives Matter co-founder’s real estate holdings on its various platforms. “There is no balance of power between ‘media’ and ‘Big Tech,’” News Media Alliance CEO David Chavern said in a prepared … Read more

Biden calls Masters champ Hideki Matsuyama ‘Japanese boy’

Biden calls Masters champ Hideki Matsuyama 'Japanese boy'

President Biden on Friday awkwardly hailed Masters golf champion Hideki Matsuyama as a “Japanese boy” during a press conference in the Rose Garden with Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Matsuyama, 29, won the Masters Tournament on Sunday at Georgia’s Augusta National Golf Club. “Yoshi, I know how proud you are — the people of Japan are — … Read more

Details emerge why feds didn’t charge Jeffrey Epstein in 2016

Details emerge why feds didn't charge Jeffrey Epstein in 2016

New details emerged Friday about the feds’ decision not to pursue charges against Jeffrey Epstein in 2016 — when a number of lawyers warned he might still be abusing girls. Documents released in the sex-trafficking case against the late millionaire pedophile’s pal, Ghislaine Maxwell, on Friday show that lawyers for one of his accusers, Virginia … Read more

Raul Castro resigns, ending era of family rule over Cuba

Raul Castro resigns, ending era of family rule over Cuba

HAVANA — Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution. The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement Friday in a speech at the opening of the Eighth congress of the ruling party, … Read more

House bill to give veterans of 1966 Spain bomb accident benefits

House bill to give veterans of 1966 Spain bomb accident benefits

“The nuclear disaster in Palomares caused untold suffering and harm to the servicemembers sent in to clean up radioactive material without adequate protective gear or warning of severe health risks,” Blumenthal said in a statement. “Yet fifty-five years on, the VA still hasn’t recognized radiation risks at Palomares, cutting off benefits and health care for … Read more

Stunning dashcam video shows suspect open fire on cops with AK-47

Stunning dashcam video shows suspect open fire on cops with AK-47

Stunning dashcam video captured the moment three Georgia cops were shot by a suspect wielding an AK-47.  The clip, taken early Monday morning in Carroll County near the border of Alabama, shows cops in a squad car rushing towards Pier Shelton, 28, who they’d been engaged in a high-speed chase with, WVTM reported.  “Let’s move … Read more