Roger Stone says Trump may have saved his life with commute of sentence

President Trump may well have just saved his life, an elated and relieved Roger Stone told The Post moments after learning his sentence was commuted — from Trump himself. “I’m obviously very pleased,” Stone, 67, said shortly after Trump called his Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home with the good news on Friday night. The reprieve came just days before Stone was to turn himself in on Tuesday to begin serving a 40-month sentence. “I told him I was … Read more

Gregg Jarrett: Commutation of Roger Stone sentence was a ‘courageous move,’ he didn’t have a fair trial

The commutation of political advisor Roger Stone was a “courageous move” on behalf of President Trump and his administration, Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett said Saturday. In an interview on “Fox & Friends Weekend,” Jarrett told host Pete Hegseth that the evidence against Stone was “weak” to begin with. TRUMP COMMUTES ROGER STONE’S SENTENCE DAYS BEFORE PRISON TERM SET TO BEGIN “His problem is that he was being tried in Washington, D.C. Good luck if you are a friend … Read more

Family of Minnesota mom with coronavirus fight for emergency treatment

Husband of Minnesota mom, 35, who gave BIRTH ten weeks early while on a ventilator battling coronavirus fights to have her transferred for life-saving treatment after 21 days on the machine Minnesota woman Aurora Chacon Esparza, 35, began displaying coronavirus symptoms in early June  She was admitted to North Memorial Hospital and placed on a ventilator on June 19 when she was 30 weeks pregnant By June 23 doctors feared the baby was not getting enough … Read more

Will Republicans ditch Trump to save the Senate as support nosedives?

Donald Trump Will Republicans ditch Trump to save the Senate as support nosedives? The human and economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has transformed the political landscape and increased talk of a sinking ship US President Donald Trump attends a briefing on enhanced narcotics operations at the US Southern Command in Doral, Florida, on Friday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Hispanic supporters of Donald Trump sat around the cabinet table, lavished him with praise and promised: … Read more

How Conservative leadership hopefuls would address the WE scandal if they win

OTTAWA—Conservative MPs said Friday their party doesn’t want to bring down the government over the latest ethics scandal ensnaring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Current leader Andrew Scheer is in his final weeks in the job. Party members are now voting for his replacement with the winner to be announced in late August. Meanwhile, the issue is not going away. The ethics commissioner has been called in to see if Trudeau broke conflict-of-interest law in awarding … Read more

Pedestrian-only downtown a hit with residents as St. John’s, N.L., adapts to pandemic

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Cool temperatures didn’t stop hundreds of dog walkers, bikers and diners from flocking to St. John’s, N.L.’s main downtown street Wednesday evening. Friends waved to each other across Water Street and approached newly built patio decks to chat, as residents of Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital basked in the product of a long-discussed vision that’s been fast-tracked by city officials during the pandemic: a pedestrian-only downtown. “The city really got this right this time. … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Texas sees deadliest week of the pandemic; Australia approves experimental drug to treat severe cases of COVID-19; India’s coronavirus cases pass 800,000

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Saturday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 7:19 a.m.: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says “things will get worse” in the state as more than 10,000 patients are now hospitalized with the coronavirus. The deadliest week of the pandemic yet in Texas continued Friday with 95 new deaths. On the Texas-Mexico border, Starr County Judge Eloy Vera … Read more

Employers grapple with PM’s plea for workers to return

Will Britain ever get back to the office? Employers say they DON’T need to go back and many PREFER home working despite Boris Johnson’s plea to save the economy EXCLUSIVE:  PM urged businesses operating remotely to ‘get back into work’ to breathe life back into high st He and Chancellor Rishi Sunak are said to be aghast at the impact empty offices are having on town centres But employers who have spent months adapting to … Read more

Search for a family’s dog who was ‘stolen’ by their nightmare landlord

Desperate search for a family’s beloved Cavoodle puppy called Tigerlily after she was ‘SNATCHED by her own petsitter’ A devastated dog owner has allegedly had her dog stolen by her petsitter Natasha, a healthcare worker, asked the woman to look after her dog part-time The woman allegedly said having a job made Natasha unqualified to own a dog  By Tom Place For Daily Mail Australia Published: 06:03 EDT, 11 July 2020 | Updated: 07:12 EDT, 11 … Read more

US banking giant Wells Fargo BANS staff from TikTok

Now Wells Fargo bans TikTok after Amazon tells employees not to use Chinese app for ‘security reasons’ amid spying fears US banking giant Wells Fargo has told staff to delete TikTok from their phones Wells Fargo cited ‘concerns about TikTok’s privacy and security controls’ Amazon bizarrely banned staff from using Chinese app then backtracked  It cited ‘security reasons’ before saying internal memo had been ‘sent in error’   By Jack Wright and Harry Howard For Mailonline … Read more

Southern states grapple with coronavirus spike as U.S. surges past 3.1 million cases

Southern states grapple with coronavirus spike as U.S. surges past 3.1 million cases – CBS News Live Watch CBSN Live The U.S. has recorded more than 3.1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, with numbers surging to new highs in some states that have rolled back lockdown restrictions. In South Carolina, Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order prohibiting the sale of alcohol after 11 p.m. In Tennessee’s Shelby County, restaurants require customers to leave their contact … Read more

After release of debt, deficit numbers Liberals need plan for growth: experts

The Trudeau Liberals’ fiscal update this week put a cost to all the emergency COVID-19 aid the federal treasury will dole out. It delivered some shocks: a gigantic deficit and a projection that the federal debt will top $1 trillion. What is causing the federal deficit to hit $343.2 billion? Late last year, the government forecast this year’s deficit at $28.1 billion. But the federal government is staring at a rapid drop in revenues due … Read more

Alex Berenson explains why US schools ‘should be open’ with ‘no restrictions’ despite pandemic

Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson told Fox News’ Bill Hemmer on the “Hemmer Time” podcast that his preferred response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic “is not that different than what people who are experts on infectious disease were saying we should do about flu pandemics. “That means,” added Berenson, “you don’t shut down the schools. You know, maybe you temporarily shut them down if there’s a large rash of cases for a week or two. But you don’t shut … Read more

Why many college football players want fall football season

Dominoes began to fall this week. The Ivy League canceled its fall football season on Wednesday. The Big Ten announced a conference-only schedule on Thursday and the Pac-12 did the same Friday. There have been reports the ACC could be next and the other power conferences — the SEC and Big 12 — will at least consider only playing conference games. PAC-12 JOINS BIG TEN IN ELIMINATING NONCONFERENCE GAMES The college football season is very much in doubt as … Read more

Dozens of US Marines in Japan’s Okinawa get coronavirus

Dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa in what is feared to be a massive outbreak By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press July 11, 2020, 11:54 AM 2 min read TOKYO — Dozens of U.S. Marines have been infected with the coronavirus at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa in what is feared to be a massive outbreak, Okinawan officials … Read more

COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers’ comp

WASHINGTON — Lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes, essential workers who get the coronavirus on the job have no guarantee in most states they’ll qualify for workers’ compensation to cover lost wages and medical care. Fewer than one-third of the states have enacted policies that shift the burden of proof for coverage of job-related COVID-19 so workers like first responders and nurses don’t have to show they got sick by reporting for … Read more

Thousands of Aussies stranded in Bali as covid lockdown visas run out

Thousands of Aussies who took refuge in Bali to escape the coronavirus lockdown will be sent home in a matter of weeks as their special visas run out Indonesia’s Emergency Stay Permits expired July 10: you have 30 days to leave 10,000 Australians trapped in Indonesia by coronavirus lockdown Visa over-stayers will be charged $100 per day, in cash, on departure National Cabinet caps the number of citizens who can return to 4000 per week  … Read more

Why coronavirus ‘safe havens’ along Victoria’s coast are at risk

Why coronavirus ‘safe havens’ along Victoria’s coast are at risk – as Melburnians flee the city to escape the explosion of COVID-19 cases Melburnians fleeing to coastal and regional areas will be reported to police  Victoria recorded 218 cases on Saturday as state battles through a second wave Premier Daniel Andrews said those with holiday homes are not to go there  Victorian Senator Sarah Henderson labelled regional areas as a ‘true safe haven’  Regional and … Read more

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2020-07-11T12:05:00.000Z A car dealership almost lost a £41,000 Porsche after a fraudster took advantage of a Covid-19 financial rescue scheme James Glen Car Sales in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, was targeted by a man who offered to buy the Porsche Cayman with a lump sum on Thursday. Stephen Bogan, who runs the businesses with his father Jim, received a phone call from the man, who had an English accent and called himself Brian. But his offer … Read more

‘Eat sh*t’: What ‘disgusting’ Deutsche Bank contractor yelled at wife

‘Eat sh*t’: What ‘disgusting’ Deutsche Bank contractor, 52, yelled as he waved dirty loo brush in his wife’s face then kicked her after she criticised his home-schooling skills in their £1.4m Battersea home Strategist Lardi Beldjoudi admitted assault at Wimbledon Magistrates Court His wife was forced to go to A&E after he kicked her in the shin in June Mr Beldjoudi was given 120 hours’ unpaid work and kicked out of his Battersea home By … Read more

Prince Andrew takes spin as pressure grows on him to speak to US

Steering clear of trouble? Prince Andrew takes spin as storm looms over Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest – amid reports she has tapes of ‘politicians having sex with minors’ and boasted of ‘owning’ powerful people Prince Andrew has been seen at Windsor a week after Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest US authorities want to interview Andrew as a witness in their inquiries into the sex crimes of his paedophile friend Jeffrey Epstein  It follows Ghislaine Maxwell, 58, being arrested … Read more

US couple trapped in Yorkshire B&B for 100 days during lockdown

US couple trapped in Skipton B&B for 100 days during lockdown after coming to Yorkshire to buy flat caps Business owners Christopher and Chrissie Poe had been meeting their suppliers Lockdown was enforced while they were in Yorkshire and they became trapped  Several flights they booked in a bid to fly home were later cancelled, they said By Alice Cachia For Mailonline Published: 07:08 EDT, 11 July 2020 | Updated: 07:29 EDT, 11 July 2020 … Read more

Boris Johnson urged to clarify message on wearing face masks in shops

Coronavirus outbreak People need straightforward guidance or rules on coverings in England, say MPs Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak at a restaurant in London. Scientists have urged ministers to wear masks in public more often to set a good example. Photograph: Heathcliff O’Malley/AFP/Getty Images MPs have urged the government to clarify its position on face masks, after Boris Johnson hinted that it could become compulsory to … Read more

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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates People going out this weekend have been urged to stick to social distancing rules, with pubs and restaurants preparing for the second weekend of trade after being allowed to reopen. London Mayor Sadiq Khan told Londoners that “lives depend” on people keeping their distance from others this weekend, after thousands of people crowded into Old Compton Street in Soho … Read more

Two arrested after car crash leaves man fighting for his life

TWO men have been arrested after a two-vehicle crash at midnight left a man in his 40s from Oxfordshire with life-threatening injuries. A black Audi estate and a silver Vauxhall Corsa collided at the B4009 Watlington Road, between the M40 J6 and The Fat Fox Inn at Watlington, around 12:05am. The driver and and the only occupant of the Vauxhall Corsa was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital where he remains in a critical condition. ALSO … Read more

Boris Johnson to seize powers from NHS and hand them to Matt Hancock

Boris Johnson wants to take back control of NHS England and hand it to to Matt Hancock Ministers are planning to overhaul the NHS amid coronavirus crisis frustrations They want to ‘clip the wings’ of NHS England’s chief executive Simon Stevens There has been anger among ministers at the role of Stevens during the crisis  By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline Published: 21:01 EDT, 10 July 2020 | Updated: 04:32 EDT, 11 July 2020 Boris Johnson … Read more

German club plans mass virus testing to fill stadium again

German soccer club Union Berlin is offering free coronavirus tests for more than 20,000 fans as part of a plan to hold games in a full stadium in September. The Bundesliga club will offer testing ahead of each game to 22,012 fans — the stadium’s official capacity — and club staff, Union said Friday night. Each person must test negative for the virus within 24 hours of kickoff and bring confirmation along with a ticket, … Read more

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

The Pac-12 has become the second major conference to shift to a conference-only fall schedule amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement came after a meeting of the Pac-12 CEO Group on Friday and a day after the Big Ten opted to eliminate nonconference games for all fall sports. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “The health and safety of our student-athletes and all those connected to Pac-12 sports continues to be our … Read more

White Sox top pitching prospect Kopech opts out this year

Chicago White Sox prized pitching prospect Michael Kopech chose Friday not to play this season and the team put star third baseman Yoán Moncada and pitcher Jose Ruiz on the 10-day injured list because of unspecified ailments. There was no official word on whether the moves were related to the coronavirus pandemic. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The White Sox believe they are poised for a turnaround after seven straight losing seasons. … Read more

No high-fives? No spitting? MLBers adjust in COVID world

Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez wanted to hug, high-five and fist bump his players. After all, the defending World Series champions spent nearly four months apart before resuming workouts last week. Then, he remembered: Those are out. And just like crying, now there’s no spitting in baseball, either. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “The first thing you want to do when you see the guys come in after not seeing them for … Read more