From the Los Angeles Times: Indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was paying an individual from his past to conceal sexual misconduct, two federal law enforcement officials said Friday. One of the officials, who would not speak publicly about the
Sepp Blatter won election to a 5th term as FIFA president in Zurich on Friday.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter, embroiled in a corruption scandal that landed numerous associates in handcuffs this week, fell short of the necessary two-thirds total on the first ballot at today’s elections in Zurich.
Our good friend Greg Gutfeld launches his new show this Sunday night at 10 PM on Fox News Channel. As Andrew always said, Greg is a one-of-a-kind talent, destined for great things. We couldn’t be happier for him and we hope you enjoy this exclusive interview with Greg conducted by Dana Perino.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist as part of the process of normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.
Thousands of military hackers in North Korea could launch cyber attacks that could “kill people and destroy cities”, a defector has warned.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Petra Nemcova, a Czech model who survived the disaster by clinging to a palm tree, decided to pull out all the stops for the annual fund-raiser of her school-building charity, the Happy Hearts Fund.
The United States Soccer Federation vows to cast its ballot against Sepp Blatter as he seeks re-election as FIFA’s president today.
They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Federal prosecutors have indicted former U.S. House Speaker House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian opposition leader is in intensive care in a Moscow hospital, and a lack of clarity about the cause of his sudden illness has raised fears of foul play.
Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Michel Platini has asked Sepp Blatter to withdraw as a candidate for re-election as International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) president.
A British man who attempted to join Islamic State in Syria has been jailed for six years.
Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime confidant of Bill and Hillary Clinton, earned about $10,000 a month as a full-time employee of the Clinton Foundation while he was providing unsolicited intelligence on Libya to then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to multiple sources familiar with the arrangement.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Antoinette Perrine has barricaded her front door since her brother was killed three weeks ago on a basketball court near her home in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore. She already has iron bars outside her windows and added metal slabs on the inside to deflect the gunfire.
PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister wants European countries to do more to fight the Islamic State group, and is seeking support from Russia in international talks about defeating the group. France, which joined U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State extremists
(AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a boy from the Blanco River in rural Hays County.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans’ phone records, federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority is also at risk for lesser-known surveillance tools that are even more valuable in fighting terrorism.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could move freely around the world next week as their one-year travel ban expires.
IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press.
Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said. The former Pennsylvania senator exceeded the political world’s expectations by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican presidential nomination four years ago.
She doesn’t speak much to reporters, but she’s active on Twitter. Hillary Clinton says the Fifth Circuit got it wrong on immigration.
Both Bill Clinton and his family’s charity have been tied to soccer’s governing body, as well as Qatar’s disastrous World Cup bid.
Political reporter Ron Fournier writes that Hillary Clinton’s stumbling presidential campaign could be renamed the “Self-Inflicted Wound Tour.”
“With well over a year before the election, this is the stage of the race when Clinton should be working to get more comfortable on the trail by taking uncomfortable questions. The fact that she’s avoiding the press this early on is hardly a sign of confidence about her political readiness,” Josh Kraushaar writes.