Far-right Patriot Prayer group says fatal shooting victim in Portland was a supporter

Far-right Patriot Prayer group says fatal shooting victim in Portland was a supporter

The man who was fatally shot on Saturday night during a skirmish with counterprotesters in Portland, Oregon, was a supporter of a far-right group that participated in a pro-Trump caravan, the group said Monday.Aaron “Jay” Danielson, left, with Joey Gibson, right, of Patriot Prayer on Aug. 29, 2020 in Portland, Ore.Courtesy Joey GibsonJoey Gibson, founder…

MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Padres go big; Yankees, Astros, Braves disappoint

MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Padres go big; Yankees, Astros, Braves disappoint

The 2020 Major League Baseball trade deadline passed on Monday at 4 p.m. ET. Because of the coronavirus shutdown and shortened 60-game season, teams only had five weeks to evaluate to their roster, and there are only four weeks remaining before the playoffs. There was not much time to make decisions and there will not…

Stock futures flat in overnight trading after S&P 500 and Dow notch best August since 1980s

Stock futures flat in overnight trading after S&P 500 and Dow notch best August since 1980s

A man walks past the Wall Street Charging Bull in New York, the United States, March 24, 2020.Wang Ying | Xinhua News Agency | Getty ImagesStock futures dipped in overnight trading on Monday after Wall Street notched its fifth consecutive month of gains.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 50 points. The S&P…

Liberty University announces investigation into tenure of Falwell Jr.

Liberty University announces investigation into tenure of Falwell Jr.

Liberty University announced Monday that it is launching an independent investigation into the tenure of its former President Jerry Falwell Jr. after he departed last week.The evangelical university’s school board said in a release that it has hired an outside firm to investigate “all facets of Liberty University operations” under the former president. It said it…

The airline industry is ditching change fees because it’s desperate for people to fly

The airline industry is ditching change fees because it’s desperate for people to fly

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines both said they would permanently eliminate fees associated with changing or canceling a flight. The news comes less than a day after United Airlines first announced a permanent end to its change fee policy. All three carriers have been waiving change fees since March 2020, when the novel coronavirus…

Twitter Flags Donald Trump Campaign Response To Joe Biden Speech As “Manipulated Media”

Twitter Flags Donald Trump Campaign Response To Joe Biden Speech As “Manipulated Media”

When Donald Trump’s campaign blasted out a response to Joe Biden’s speech on Monday, based on a wildly out of context quote, Twitter very quickly labeled it “manipulated media.” The account Trump War Room sent out a three-second clip in which Biden says, “You won’t be safe in Joe Biden’s America!” But Biden was actually…