U.S. attorney spells out rules of the road for legislators investigating Madigan: Go, until I tell you to stop

State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, left; U.S. Attorney John Lausch, center; State Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, right. | Rebecca Anzel/Capitol News Illinois; Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times; Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool Ron Safer — a former federal prosecutor now advising House Republican Leader Jim Durkin — called the letter a “green light to […]

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Chrissy Teigen Hilariously Reveals If She & John Legend Are Having A Girl Or A Boy — Watch

Chrissy Teigen accidentally let the cat out of the bag about the sex of her and John Legend’s third child. The mom to be is on bedrest due to pregnancy complications, and shared the baby news. Pregnant Chrissy Teigen has been on doctor’s ordered bedrest for the past two days, and as a result she’s […]

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Dodgers reliever Caleb Ferguson set to undergo Tommy John surgery

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Tommy John surgery is “imminent” for injured reliever Caleb Ferguson, ending the left-hander’s season with the playoffs less than two weeks away. The surgery is expected to take place “sometime next week,” Roberts said during a video call Thursday, a day after an MRI exam revealed a tear in Ferguson’s […]

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John Najarian, Pioneering Transplant Surgeon, Dies at 92

Dr. John S. Najarian, a groundbreaking transplant surgeon who made headlines for taking on difficult cases and who weathered a different type of headline when he was accused, and then exonerated, of improprieties related to a drug he had developed, died on Aug. 31 in Stillwater, Minn., east of Minneapolis. He was 92. His son […]

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Poisoned pen pals? Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on letter recapping fed’s rules in Madigan hearings

State Rep. Tom Demmer, left, in 2018; U.S. Attorney John Lausch, center, in 2018; State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, right, last week. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times; Ashlee Rezin Garcoa/Sun-Times; Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP, Pool Underscoring the political nature of the special investigatory committee, the Democratic chair of the panel released his letter to U.S. Attorney […]

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John Kerry mocked for 2016 claim that ‘there will be no separate peace’ between Israel-Arab nations without the Palestinians

Former Secretary of State John Kerry was panned on Wednesday for remarks he previously made declaring there would be no Middle East peace without the Palestinians. On Tuesday, President Trump was joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and Bahrain Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalif to […]

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For starters, revamped Rams defense showed a lot of promise against Dallas

In 2016, Brandon Staley called defensive plays for John Carroll University in an NCAA Division III semifinal playoff game against Wisconsin Oshkosh. The 10-3 defeat marked the last time Staley called plays in a game before making his NFL debut in the role during the Rams’ season-opening victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Staley, who replaced […]

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DNI Ratcliffe says he will brief some Congress members on election security

Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe said Wednesday his office will now provide some in-person election briefings to a limited number of members of Congress. He emphasized that the primary form of congressional updates on elections would be in the form of written intelligence. “In order to protect sources and methods, the IC will […]

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Willie Wilson embraces endorsement of police union that’s clashed with Black Lives Matter

U.S. Senate candidate Willie Wilson embraces, John Catanzara, who heads up the Chicago police union, after receiving the endorsement of the union. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times “If anybody can understand race, it’s me,” Wilson said. Businessman Willie Wilson Wednesday brushed aside concern that any negative effects of receiving the endorsement of the Chicago police union in […]

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Trump calls Mattis, Kelly, Bolton ‘disgruntled former employees’ in town hall

President Trump on Tuesday night called his ex-Chief of Staff John Kelly and first Defense Secretary James Mattis — both retired Marine generals — as well as former National Security Advisor John Bolton “disgruntled former employees” over criticism the three have leveled at him since their departures from his administration. Trump made the comments in […]

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How Tenet’s John David Washington moved from football to acting | DangerTalk with Russell Wilson

John David Washington joins Russell Wilson and Jeff Dye to discuss his rise from a record-setting running back at Morehouse College to the star of Christopher Nolan’s new movie, Tenet. Wilson and Washington do their best Denzel impressions and compare how their parents influenced each of their upbringings. Plus, Russell breaks down his Week 1 […]

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GOP senators short of needed votes for Trump’s controversial fed pick

Senate Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D, said Tuesday that the U.S. Senate is short the 51 votes needed to confirm President Trump’s controversial pick of Judy Shelton to serve on the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate-setting committee. Even with the 53-47 Republican-controlled Senate, Trump’s pick is in jeopardy of missing the Senate floor prior to the Nov. 3 election, […]

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Bolton ‘aware’ of reports of grand jury subpoenas related to his book, ‘will cooperate fully,’ lawyer says

Former White House national security adviser John Bolton is “aware” of reports that the Justice Department is reviewing whether he used classified information in his tell-all memoir from his experience within the Trump administration, his lawyer said. In a statement to Fox News Tuesday, Bolton’s attorney Charles J. Cooper said they are “aware of reports […]

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Durham speculation reaching fever pitch after aide resignation, Graham comments, phone-wipe mystery

What is the next shoe to drop in U.S. Attorney John Durham’s investigation? That’s one of the big questions in Washington this month, even as lawmakers’ attention is torn among coronavirus, school reopenings, economic uncertainty, wildfires, social unrest and the presidential election. TOP AIDE TO US ATTORNEY JOHN DURHAM RESIGNS FROM DOJ AMID PROBE INTO RUSSIA […]

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John Kasich says Biden’s ability to ‘pull us together’ outweighs concerns over abortion

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich said his disagreements with a potential Biden-Harris administration over abortion was “dwarfed” by the fact that Joe Biden could “pull us together” as a country. “I do believe four more years of this division is wrecking the very soul of our country, and we continue down this path, I don’t […]

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Top aide to US Attorney John Durham resigns from DOJ amid probe into Russia investigation

A top aide to US Attorney John Durham, who is probing the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation, has resigned from the Department of Justice, Fox News has confirmed. A Justice Department source confirmed Friday that the federal prosecutor, Norah Dannehy, has resigned. Dannehy has worked with Durham for years and is a close aide to […]

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Outside counsel appointed by judge in Flynn cases urges DOJ motion to dismiss the case be denied

John Gleeson, the retired judge appointed by Michael Flynn’s trial Judge Emmet Sullivan to argue whether or not the charges against Flynn should be dropped, insisted in a filing Friday that they should not. Gleeson’s reply brief concludes the Department of Justice’s motion to dismiss the case should be denied, after former National Security Adviser […]

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Horse racing newsletter: Jon White looks to the Preakness

Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome to our horse racing newsletter as the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act takes a step closer to reality. First off, this will the only newsletter this week, so savor it as you would a fine wine. We’ll be back next Friday in advance of Saturday’s opening of […]

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Sen. Kennedy praises Trump’s SCOTUS list for including ‘legal rock stars’ Sens. Cruz, Cotton, Hawley

Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., praised President Trump’s recently unveiled list of potential Supreme Court nominees on Thursday. The Louisiana senator called his colleagues Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., who were included on the list “legal rock stars.” “I know most of the people on the list, not all of them. I could vote […]

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Fabled Royalton Hotel sells for $45 million

High-flying MCR Development, which launched the retro-styled TWA Hotel at John F. Kennedy Airport, has added another trophy to its lodging portfolio: The fabled Royalton Hotel at 44 W. 44th St., which it snatched for $44.8 million — a 15 percent discount from what it last fetched in 2017. MCR is the sixth-largest hotel owner […]

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John Bolton likens Trump to Elizabeth Warren following ‘incoherent’ remarks on military

John Bolton likens Trump to Elizabeth Warren following ‘incoherent’ remarks on military Stephen Proctor September 8, 2020 Former National Security Advisor John Bolton appeared on The Story With Martha MacCallum Monday, where he slammed remarks that President Trump made about military leaders earlier in the day. Following reports last week that Trump had disparaged fallen […]

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John Connor, Illinois Senate 43rd District Democratic nominee profile

John Connor, Illinois Senate 43rd District Democratic nominee. | Provided photo His top priorities include education, infrastructure and the environment. Candidate profile John R. Connor Running for: State Senate, 43rd District Political party affiliation: Democrat Political/civic background: Major Crimes Chief at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office and career prosecutor with a specialty in the […]

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