FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is out. While many expected him to retire this year, the abrupt timing of the announcement surprised many. The White House has denied that President Donald Trump's open dislike of the man (due to Democratic Party donations to his wife's failed campaign for the Virginia State Senate and the ongoing investigation of Russian collusion) played a role.
- Will Trump try to push out Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next?
- The Cleveland Indians are removing the Chief Wahoo caricature—which many have deemed racist—from their uniforms starting next year.
- The House Intelligence Committee could vote this evening to publicly release the GOP-written memo that alleges that the FBI abused its intelligence authorities to snoop on President Donald Trump's campaign. They may also vote on whether to release a different interpretation explained in a memo by House Democrats.
- A former Hillary Clinton campaign manager said Clinton herself overruled a recommendation to fire a staffer accused of sexual harassment.
- Nobody seems to be supporting that leaked national security proposal for the federal government to nationalize and seize control of America's 5G networks. All five commissioners from the Federal Communications Commission have given it the thumbs' down. The Republican chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee bluntly said, "We're not Venezuela—we don't need to have the government run everything as the only choice."
"She's a favorite of the Russians and they have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far."
The company says it will sell only tobacco, mint, and menthol pods unless and until the FDA officially approves other varieties.
Chicago Teachers Go on Strike to Demand Higher Pay, Smaller Class Sizes, New Schools, More Staff, and Affordable Housing
More than 300,000 students in Chicago were out of school on Friday as the teachers strike continued.
San Francisco Falafel Shop Owner Says Neighborhood Has Enough Falafel, Asks City to Block Rival Falafel Shop Next Door
San Francisco gives its Planning Commission nearly unlimited discretion to deny or condition permits, making life hell for business owners.