Barnes tops Johnson by 7 points in Wisconsin Senate race: poll

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (R) leads incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson (R) by 7 percentage points in their race for Johnson’s seat, according to a poll from Marquette University Law School released Wednesday. The survey found that Barnes received support from 51 percent of respondents, compared to Johnson’s 44 percent. Barnes expanded his lead from … Read more

Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg will testify against company

The Trump Organization’s longtime chief financial officer will admit to conspiring with the Trump Organization and Trump Payroll Corporation in a 15-year tax fraud scheme while head of the company’s finances at a Manhattan Supreme Court hearing on Thursday, the Daily News has confirmed. Allen Weisselberg is expected to criminally implicate Trump’s family real estate … Read more

Giuliani spends 6 hours at courthouse for grand jury testimony in Georgia election probe

WASHINGTON — Rudy Giuliani wednesday spent more than six hours at a courthouse in Atlanta to provide testimony before a grand jury that’s looking into possible 2020 election interference, days after being informed he’s a “target” of the criminal probe. It was not immediately clear what questions Giuliani was asked during the closed-door testimony at … Read more

Retired journalist plunges to death from Wisconsin drawbridge

A 77-year-old tourist died this week when the drawbridge he was walking across opened, sending him plunging to his death. Richard Dujardin of Providence, Rhode Island, was walking across the bridge near Kilbourn Avenue and Riverwalk Walk in Milwaukee Monday when it began to rise. “The lights, bells, and arms came down at each end … Read more

Missouri pastor says congregation is ‘poor, broke, busted’ for not buying him a luxury Movado watch

In Kansas City, Missouri, pastor who said his congregation was “poor, broke busted and disgusted” for not buying him the luxury watch he wanted has issued an apology after his remarks caused a stir on social media. Carlton Funderburke, the senior pastor at Church at the Well, issued an apology video Tuesday for the “inexcusable” … Read more

Book Ban Backfires With Texas’ Kellar Independent School District Forced to Pull the Bible, Anne Frank Book

A Texas school district has pulled dozens of challenged books from its library shelves—including the Bible—just before the start of the academic year under a new policy introduced by conservative leaders. “Attached is a list of all books that were challenged last year. By the end of today, I need all books pulled from the … Read more