• Five people were killed and multiple police officers shot yesterday when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the outskirts of Chicago, the latest mass shooting to hit the United States. Gary Martin opened fire on his colleagues and work mates of over a decade after he was fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company, authorities said. Police chief Kristen Ziman said that Martin also shot at officers as soon as they entered the Henry Pratt company building in Aurora - 40 miles west of Chicago.

    • 1788
  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has faced a series of smears from theright, and they continued on Friday when GOP strategist Luke Thompson posted ascreenshot

    • 387
  • LeBron James and Dwyane Wade spoke on Colin Kaepernick's settlement with the NFL, showing their support for the quarterback during his extended-free agency.

    • 139
  • Conservative commentator Ann Coulter responded to President Donald Trump’s criticism of her, saying that “the only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.”Her comments came after Trump declared a national emergency on the southern border, while distancing himself from Coulter.“Thank God he’s relieved me of any responsibility for what he’s been doing,” Coulter told John Phillips and Jillian Barberie on KABC’s “The Morning Drive” Friday. “That was the biggest favor anyone could do [for] me today.”Also Read: Bill Maher and Ann Coulter Shout About Trump's Wall - and Over One Another - on 'Real Time'“It was one thing, the promise he made every single day at every single speech. Forget the fact that he’s digging his own grave,” Coulter continued. “The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.”The White House didn’t immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.Asked about the influence of right-wing personalities on his views earlier on Friday, Trump mentioned Fox News host Sean Hannity and radio talks show host Rush Limbaugh, adding they did not “decide policy.”Also Read: Mike Huckabee: If Ann Coulter Thinks She Can Do Better Than Trump, 'Let Her Run for Office'But when it came to Coulter, one of his biggest supporters, he said he did not to know her.“I haven’t spoken to her. I don’t follow her. I don’t talk to her, but the press loves to bring up the name Ann Coulter,” Trump said the Rose Garden Friday morning. “Probably if I did speak to her, she would be very nice, but I just don’t have time to speak to her.”“She’s off the reservation,” Trump concluded.Also Read: Ann Coulter Calls Trump the 'Biggest Wimp' in Presidential History After Shutdown EndsCoulter, who wrote 2016’s “In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!,” slammed the president for agreeing to sign a bipartisan spending deal.Coulter also told KABC that she was going to change the title on the paperback version of her book to “In Trump We Trusted.”“This is the worst open borders the country has ever had under the president who ran against open borders,” she said.Read original story Ann Coulter Hits Back at Trump: ‘The Only National Emergency Is That Our President Is an Idiot’ At TheWrap

    • 5764
  • Some parents are outraged a California school for kids with special needs is holding a "going away party" after one of its own students died after being restrained by staff.

    • 134
  • Welp, this is one way to celebrate...

    • 2253
  • Abel and Ola Osundairo just got their freedom back after Chicago officials released them from custody in the Jussie Smollett investigation with no charges. The Chief Communications Officer from the Chicago PD tells The Blast, "Due to new evidence as a result of today's interrogations, the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have […]The post Nigerian Brothers Released from Custody with No Charges in Jussie Smollett Case, No Longer Suspects appeared first on The Blast.

    • 418