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First lady Jill Biden assures 'The View' hosts the president's bad poll numbers 'are going to turn'

First lady Jill Biden told the co-hosts of "The View" on Wednesday that the polls will "turn" in President Biden's favor, roughly five months out from Election Day, as he continues to trail former President Trump.

"Consistently, we’re seeing poll after poll that are showing Trump beating your husband outside of the margin of error, when in fact, last time in 2020, Joe Biden was beating him in nearly every poll. How do you turn those numbers around with five months out, and are you fearful...


LA man's French bulldog stolen at gunpoint on evening walk: 'It's getting worse and worse'

A Los Angeles man delivered an emotional plea for his dog's safe return home after she was stolen at gunpoint over the weekend. 

Mario Felix was walking his French Bulldog, Jennifer, with his wife in their Montebello neighborhood Sunday evening when he was approached by an armed thief who also stole his watch and wallet.

"We walk our dogs three times a day, and unfortunately, on Sunday at about 10:20 p.m., we… did our evening walk, and when I was in the corner just looking the other way,...


Feds tracking down 'people' seen in video taken inside Sean 'Diddy' Combs mansions: report

Federal investigators have obtained video from inside the mansions of embattled hip-hop billionaire Sean "Diddy" Combs and are tracking down and interviewing potential witnesses identified from the footage — including a male sex worker who claims to be a victim, according to a new report.

It was not immediately clear if the video was taken by Combs' own security cameras or by someone inside, and the images were not immediately made public.

The revelation came from a CNN source who told the...


What happens if Trump is convicted? Legal experts break it down

A Manhattan jury began deliberations Wednesday in former President Trump's New York criminal trial.

A guilty verdict in the historic case could have far-reaching consequences for the 2024 presidential election and upend criminal case law in New York, while a not guilty verdict would give Trump ammunition in a potential lawsuit for malicious prosecution, legal experts told Fox News Digital.

"It seems this is an all-or-nothing case, assuming arguendo there is a verdict and not a hung jury," said...


Nikki Haley writes clear message to Hamas on IDF artillery shell

Former Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley wrote an clear message of support to the IDF on an artillery shell during a recent visit to Israel.

"Finish them! America [loves] Israel always," Haley wrote on the projectile. Pictures of Haley signing the artillery shell were posted to X by Danny Danon, a member of Israel’s Knesset and Israel’s former ambassador to the U.N. 

The former United Nations ambassador and South Carolina governor is touring Israel where she has met with...


'Disoriented' boater stranded on the water for days after running out of gas

A boater's life was saved by a team of law enforcement officials after he was stranded in Louisiana waters for two days.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced the rescue on Facebook Tuesday. The incident took place on May 22, officials said.

"The boater, who had gone out on May 20, got disoriented, ran out of gas, and his phone battery died, leading to the incident," the Facebook post explained.

Agencies involved in the rescue included the LDFW, various sheriff's...


Biden's bully: The real reason Robert De Niro spoke out before the Trump verdict

What a spectacle.  As the Donald Trump defense team summed up its case in downtown Manhattan, the Biden administration sent an actor -- Robert De Niro -- outside the courthouse to play political surrogate in a street press conference.  In one of De Niro’s better recent performances, the actor morphed from politicized thespian to Manhattan street crazy before our eyes.  All that was missing was the sign proclaiming, "Repent – The End Is Nigh." 

He even wore a mask outside – until he...


John Legend claims Black voters leaving Biden because of 'masculinity,' 'disinformation' on economy

Liberal singer John Legend blamed "disinformation" and ideas about "masculinity" for driving Black and Latino voters to support former President Trump this election.

"I do think Trump performs a form of masculinity that is appealing to some men," Legend reacted to a question about polls showing Trump's increased support from younger Black voters, in an interview with "Pod Save America" on Tuesday. "That may explain the uptick."

The coach on "The Voice" went on to argue that these voters...


Riley Gaines talks to West Virginia female middle-schoolers who declined to compete against biological male

Riley Gaines, a former collegiate swimmer, has been outspoken about transgender athletes' participation in women's sports.

Gaines, an OutKick contributor who hosts the "Gaines for Girls" podcast and is the director of the Riley Gaines Center at the Leadership Institute, spoke with a group of middle school girls who recently pulled out of a track and field competition due to their refusal to compete against an athlete who was a biological male.

Gaines praised the four student-athletes, saying...


Joe Manchin faces pressure for eleventh-hour run to secure critical seat for Democrats

West Virginia Democrats sought to push back on rumors this week that outgoing Sen. Joe Manchin, who was expected to retire, might be mounting a surprise campaign for governor.

The conjecture intensified after Manchin was reportedly bombarded by people urging him to run at an event at the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, according to WVMetroNews. The Greenbrier is notably owned by the state’s current governor, Democrat-turned-Republican Jim Justice, who is term-limited and now the...


Conservatives unload on 'political' NYC prosecution of Trump outside courtroom: 'Damaging to the country'

Bystanders outside former President Trump's criminal trial on Wednesday spoke to Fox News Digital and blasted what they said is a political prosecution of the former president and chief political rival of President Biden.

"This thing is damaging to the American legal system for decades to come," a man outside the courtroom told Fox News Digital. "The political use of the courts. Listen, on this level, it's dreadful… never mind Trump, it's damaging to the country."

When asked if he thought...


Wisconsin establishes $100M business startup assistance fund

Gov. Tony Evers and Wisconsin's economic development agency on Wednesday announced the launch of a new public-private $100 million fund to help start-up companies and entrepreneurs get started, the largest of its kind in state history.

The Wisconsin Investment Fund is initially being funded with $50 million the state received in federal funds and $50 million from private investors. Evers announced the new fund at Forward BIOLABS in Madison, a nonprofit that helps launch startups.

"We want to...

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Blinken Hints U.S. May Accept Ukrainian Strikes in Russia With American Arms

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken made his remarks after some European leaders called on President Biden to lift the restrictions he has imposed on Ukraine’s use of U.S. weapons.

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Once a Sheriff’s Deputy in Florida, Now a Source of Disinformation From Russia

In 2016, Russia used an army of trolls to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. This year, an American given asylum in Moscow may be accomplishing much the same thing all by himself.

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Pentagon Opens Ammunition Factory to Keep Arms Flowing to Ukraine

A plant still under construction in Mesquite, Texas, will soon turn out 30,000 artillery shells each month, roughly doubling current U.S. output.


A planet parade is happening next month: Here's why NASA says you might miss it

Six planets will link up before dawn on June 3 in what’s known as a planetary parade. 

However, the spectacle won’t be as eye-catching as expected.

Only two planets will be visible to the naked eye.


Here’s what to know about this fairly common celestial event.

Our solar system’s planets zip around the sun at an angle. Every once in a while, several align on the right side of the sun to be...


SpaceX Falcon 9 launches EarthCARE satellite to study heating and cooling in Earth's atmosphere

SpaceX Falcon 9 launched the Earth Cloud Aerosol and Radiation Explorer (EarthCARE) satellite to low-Earth orbit on Tuesday from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

EarthCARE's mission, developed by the European Space Agency and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, is to study the role that clouds and aerosols play in heating and cooling Earth's atmosphere, according to the ESA.


This was the seventh flight...


Flames from fatal Wisconsin home explosion may have set off ammunition, police say

One person died when a house exploded in southern Wisconsin and authorities believe gunfire reported by neighbors happened when flames set off ammunition stored inside the home, police said.

Sheriff's deputies and firefighters responded about 11 p.m. Tuesday after the house exploded just outside the city of Middleton, said Elise Schaffer, a spokesperson for the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

One person was killed and the county medical examiner's office is investigating, Schaffer said...


Supreme Court Justice Alito addresses flag incidents, says he won't recuse himself in Trump, Jan. 6 cases

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has written letters to lawmakers in the House and Senate responding to concerns about the flying of an upside-down American flag outside his home in Virginia, and an "Appeal to Heaven" flag at a vacation home in New Jersey. 

In the letters, Alito said he won't recuse himself from former President Trump's immunity case or other cases relating to the 2020 presidential election or the Jan. 6 Capitol protests. 

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin,...


2024 criminal trials: Lori Vallow, Chad Daybell, others expected in court this year

Chad Daybell, Lori Vallow, Sarah Boone, Richard Allen and Bryan Kohberger will be tried for their alleged crimes. 

For some, like Daybell, a trial has already begun. Others, like Kohberger, have been through a line of hearings revealing new information, but a trial date is not yet set. 

If you're a true crime buff, read on for the details of five cases to look out for in 2024. 


Chad Daybell, Lori Vallow's husband, is being tried in Idaho for the alleged murders of...

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