International Business Times

Sacramento Police Slay Unarmed Black Man After Shooting Him 20 Times

The Sacramento Police Department provided more details Tuesday regarding a shooting that occurred Sunday where officers fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own backyard, mistaking his cellphone for a weapon. The Sacramento County coroner's office Tuesday identified the victim as 22-year-old Stephon Alonzo Clark. Clark was shot 20 times Sunday night in the backyard…

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WATCH: Police Kick Good Samaritan Out Of McDonald’s For Buying Homeless Man Meal

A Myrtle Beach, South Carolina McDonald's found itself experiencing the nation's disapproval after a viral video that garnered over 40,000 views in less than 24 hours showed the establishment kicking out a Good Samaritan and the homeless man he was trying to buy food for Wednesday.

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Federal Judge Denies Petition Seeking Reclassification Of Marijuana

On Monday, a federal judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a request to reclassify marijuana — currently a Schedule I drug, leaving the plaintiffs ...

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Hillary Clinton Dings Trump in Hilarious Grammys Cameo

Hillary Clinton Makes Hilarious Cameo At 2018 Grammys

During the 2018 Grammys, host James Corden told the audience that not all winners have to be musicians because there’s an award for west spoken word album, which big-named, non-artists like Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have won. This all led up to a skit featuring celebrities auditioning to narrate the best-selling book “Fire and Fury:…

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Is Ted Cruz in Real Trouble for 2018?

Trouble For Ted Cruz?

A new poll paid for by Democratic Political Action Committee End Citizens United shows Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, within single digits of his likely Democratic challenger, Rep. Beto O’Rourke. The poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling, found Cruz ahead of O’Rourke 45 to 37 percent among 757 Texas voters polled by phone and online.

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The Real Reason Trump Canceled His Trip to Britain

Trump's UK Visit Cancelled Amid Fears Of Protests: Reports

President Donald Trump will no longer go to the U.K. next month for his scheduled visit to inaugurate the new U.S. embassy in London, according to reports Thursday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may go in his place for the opening of the $1 billion embassy, the Guardian reported, citing unnamed government sources.

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Trump Administration Mysteriously Grants Lucrative Waiver to Bank That President Owes Millions

The Trump administration has waived part of the punishment for five megabanks whose affiliates were convicted and fined for manipulating global interest rates. One of the Trump administration waivers was granted to Deutsche Bank — which is owed at least $130 million by President Donald Trump and his business empire, and has also been fined for…

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Ivanka Trump's Defunct Jewelry Business Linked to Money Laundering

Ivanka Trump's Old Jewelry Business Linked To Laundering Money

A powerful oil trading family used first daughter Ivanka Trump's defunct jewelry business to conceal roughly $100 million it owed to the Commercial Bank of Dubai, GQ pointed out Friday, citing a June filing at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The Commercial Bank of Dubai received permission to subpoena Trump's…

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Republican Senators Are Making Out Like Bandits with Special Real-Estate Tax Break

When the U.S. Senate takes up the final tax bill this week, more than a quarter of all GOP senators will be voting on a bill that includes a special provision that could give them a new tax cut through their real estate shell companies, according to federal records reviewed by International Business Times. The provision…

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