Tag Archives: New York Post

Iran foreign minister warns Trump to back off threats

Iran’s foreign minister on Monday dismissed President Trump’s tweeted “genocidal taunts,” warning him not to threaten the Islamic Republic’s existence. With tensions mounting between the two countries, Trump tweeted Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!” The president’s ominous message came after Read More…

Rep. Amash, who called for Trump’s impeachment, gets primary challenger

Two days after GOP Rep. Justin Amash claimed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, a Michigan state representative has stepped forward to challenge him in the primary election. ​ State Rep. Jim Lower​, calling himself a ​”​pro-Trump, pro-life, pro-jobs, pro-Second Amendment, pro-family values Republican​,” announced on Monday his intention to run against Amash in 2020. Read More…

World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report

LONDON — The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency’s own rules by traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and traveling without the required approvals, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press. The abuses could spook potential donors and partners Read More…

Impossible Foods adds meatless sausage to Little Caesars pizza

DETROIT — Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods is debuting its second product — meatless sausage crumbles — on Little Caesars pizza. Little Caesars will start testing the Impossible Supreme Pizza on Monday at 58 restaurants in Fort Myers, Florida; Yakima, Washington; and Albuquerque, New Mexico. The $12 pizza also comes with mushrooms, caramelized onions and Read More…

Carranza’s lunatic war on ‘toxic whiteness’

We look forward to hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio answer questions on the presidential campaign trail about the city school system’s decision to wage war on “toxic whiteness” — defined in a way that deems virtually all whites toxic. The city Department of Education has spent more than half a million bucks on training in Read More…

Why the left will never stop gunning for Joe Biden

The left is starting to take aim at Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden. At a conference last week, liberal activists repeatedly booed when told that Biden wanted to find “middle ground” on climate policy. When an audience member shouted “No middle ground!” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez replied, “No middle ground is right!”She added: “I will be damned Read More…

The problem with limitless landmarking

The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission is poised to impose protected status on six sites that staffers say played a critical role in the gay-rights movement and may do the same with five buildings said to “represent” the historical contributions of the old sheet-music-publishing business, aka Tin Pan Alley. This is fresh proof that the whole Read More…

Reason to hope for an end to the robocall plague

Everyone hates them — those annoying, never-ending, often fraudulent robocalls from scammers and telemarketers. Striking day and night, they can drive you nuts no matter how carefully you screen your calls. Yet this year, Americans may get some relief. On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to crack down on robocalls. And Congress may Read More…

How the weed-loving CEO of a Bitcoin firm partied his way to jail

When Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the twin brothers who famously feuded with Mark Zuckerberg over the creation of Facebook, attended a 2012 meeting about Bitcoin, they expected a professional overview of investment opportunities in the new cryptocurrency. What they got was a 22-year-old Orthodox Jewish stoner living in his parents’ Brooklyn basement. Charlie Shrem was Read More…