Federal judge says Chad Wolf ‘likely’ not legitimate DHS secretary, suspends new asylum policies

Federal judge says Chad Wolf 'likely' not legitimate DHS secretary, suspends new asylum policies

A federal judge in Maryland ruled Friday that because the courts will likely agree that acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is serving in his position unlawfully, new asylum restrictions he enacted are “also ‘in excess of … authority,’ and not ‘in accordance with the law,’” CNN reported Monday night. The judge, Paula Xinis, suspended … Read more

Kamala Harris accidentally touts plan under ‘Harris administration’

Kamala Harris accidentally touts plan under 'Harris administration'

Enlarge Image Former vice-president and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden (L) and Senator from California and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris greet supporters outside the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention AFP via Getty Images Not so fast, Kamala Harris. The vice presidential candidate got a bit … Read more

Cards, Brewers split pair as both games go extra innings

Cards, Brewers split pair as both games go extra innings

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers hadn’t faced each other all season before this week despite playing in the same division. They spent Monday making up for lost time. Both games of their doubleheader split went into extra innings after being scheduled for seven, with the winning team coming from behind … Read more

Oil Rises With China Economic Data Countering Demand Fears

Oil Rises With China Economic Data Countering Demand Fears

(Bloomberg) — Oil rose as data showed China’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis is gathering strength, offsetting a bleak assessment of demand by another top energy organization. Futures gained 1.7% in below-average trading volumes in New York. Chinese retail sales rose for the first time this year in August while industrial production gained by … Read more

California Gov. Newsom gave Trump a patronizingly simplistic briefing pack on the wildfires there, with lots of pictures and massive fonts

California Gov. Newsom gave Trump a patronizingly simplistic briefing pack on the wildfires there, with lots of pictures and massive fonts

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and President Donald Trump at a briefing on the state’s wildfires at Sacramento McClellan Airport in McClellan Park, California, on September 14, 2020. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump and California Gov. Gavin Newsom held a joint press briefing on Monday to address the state’s wildfires.  Before the briefing, … Read more