Tag Archives: New York Post

Thousands of counter-protesters descend on Boston before ‘free speech’ rally

Thousands of left-leaning counter-protesters flooded Boston streets on Saturday, blasting white nationalism and chanting anti-Nazi slogans as they marched peacefully towards a “Free Speech” rally being organized by right-wing activists. At least 500 cops patrolled barricades meant to keep the groups apart, one week after a woman was killed in violent clashes between white supremacist Read More…

Robert E. Lee statue removed at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University has removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee days after it was vandalized. The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness early Saturday morning from Duke Chapel amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy. A statue of Lee was at the heart of a violent Read More…

Trumps skipping Kennedy Center Honors to prevent ‘political distraction’

President Trump is skipping this year’s Kennedy Center honors after backlash from the honorees. Three of this year’s five award winners, including television icon Norman Lear, singer Lionel Richie and dancer Carmen de Lavallade, vowed to boycott the annual White House reception. Of the remaining honorees, Queens native and rapper LL Cool J hasn’t commented Read More…

University duo charged with murder are extradited to Chicago

CHICAGO — Two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist were returned to Chicago early Saturday to face charges of first-degree murder in the brutal killing. Chicago police escorted fired Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem, 43, and Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren, 56, from Northern California, where Read More…

Lawsuit claims Poland Spring is committing ‘colossal fraud’

A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say their bottle contains “100 percent natural spring water” that hails from Maine. The class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Connecticut claims that parent company Nestle Waters North America is bottling common groundwater that doesn’t meet the federal definition Read More…

Foot Locker’s struggles may stem from lack of ‘innovative new products’

The sporting goods industry got kicked around on Friday — thanks to a disastrous second-quarter performance by Foot Locker. The sneaker and apparel chain missed estimates on profits, revenue and margins — and investors, scared that the long-running athletic footwear bull market was weakening, ran away from rival Finish Line and Genesco, and from Nike Read More…

Why terrorists are so focused on attacking Europe

The terror attacks we just witnessed in Spain and Finland aren’t the “new normal.” Terrorism is inherently abnormal. But it is the new norm. With the caliphate in collapse in the Middle East, these low-cost/high-payoff attacks loom ever larger for ISIS and other terror franchises: They keep the message alive and grab global publicity. Attacks Read More…

Taming North Korea — without firing a shot

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis insist that the United States will seek to stop North Korea’s nuclear-missile program through economic pressure “backed by military options.” There is a middle ground, however — and it might be the most effective way to stop North Korea. The administration has good reasons for Read More…

Booting Bannon gives Trump a chance to refocus

Steve Bannon’s White House departure Friday was largely predictable — but not so its impact on Donald Trump’s presidency. At the least, it may help stem some of the infighting among Trump’s staff that has frequently undercut the president’s ability to push his agenda. Bannon’s removal became all but certain when he gave an interview Read More…

Obama vet cheers Trump’s assault on the red-tape Blob

Obscured by the tumult surrounding President Trump’s horrendous response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., the White House managed to take a significant positive step this week: issuing an executive order designed to lower regulatory barriers to infrastructure projects, and to speed up and simplify the process for obtaining necessary permits and clearances. It wasn’t Read More…

Measuring Trump, Iran’s nuke violations & other comments

Conservative: Mismeasuring the Trump Riddle Pollsters measuring President Trump’s popularity tend to ignore the “astonishing” fact that 60 percent of all voters had an unfavorable impression of him even back on the day he was elected, recalls Byron York at the Washington Examiner. Current polls show him at virtually the same level. Indeed, “considering all Read More…