Rand Paul slams Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski as an ‘idiot’ and ‘partisan hack’

Rand Paul slams Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski as an ‘idiot’ and ‘partisan hack’

Washington Times

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul slammed Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski as an “idiot” Tuesday after the reporter alleged that several quotes attributed to America’s founding fathers in Mr. Paul’s newest book are fake. In the article titled, “A Letter To Rand Paul: Stop Using Fake Founding Fathers Quotes,” Mr. Kaczynski and reporter Megan Apper claimed that “Our…

Judge orders Louisiana to continue funding Planned Parenthood

Judge orders Louisiana to continue funding Planned Parenthood

Reuters A Louisiana judge issued an order on Thursday blocking attempts to defund Planned Parenthood clinics in the state, finding that more than 5,000 low-income patients would lose access to healthcare including cancer screenings and gynecology exams. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles issued a preliminary injunction that requires Louisiana to continue providing Medicaid funding to

Confederate-themed bar in Georgia closed after alleged racist drink incident

Confederate-themed bar in Georgia closed after alleged racist drink incident

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — Is General Beauregard’s a lost cause? Two days after the Athens, Ga., bar was accused of having a version of a margarita called a “N—–ita” on its drink menu, the Confederate-themed bar has been temporarily closed. Bar owner Daniel Simmons told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday that he was unsure whether he would reopen…

LAPD sergeant who detained ‘Django’ actress accused of violating ethics rules

LAPD sergeant who detained ‘Django’ actress accused of violating ethics rules

Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — A now-retired Los Angeles police sergeant who drew headlines last year after he detained a “Django Unchained” actress has been accused of violating city ethics rules by leaking an audio recording of the encounter to the media. In a highly unusual move, city ethics officials accuse Sgt. Jim Parker of violating two rules…

Florida father charged with negligence after 2-year-old boy shoots himself

Florida father charged with negligence after 2-year-old boy shoots himself

Newsweek

A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot himself on Thursday morning in Fort Myers, Florida, after his father left his gun within reach of the toddler. The child, who was not identified, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the Gulf Coast Medical Center, the Fort Myers police department said in a statement. Rashunn Michael Hill Junior, the boy’s…

17 arrested in $32 million illegal sports betting ring

17 arrested in $32 million illegal sports betting ring

Newsweek

Seventeen people have been arrested this week in connection with an illegal sports gambling business booking over $32 million in bets annually, according to the district attorney of New York’s Queens County. The gambling ring allegedly worked with offshore websites and is accused of laundering money through a number of banks across the country. Authorities accuse…