Donald Trump to OPEC: Lower oil prices now

President Trump demanded Thursday that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries immediately work to lower oil prices.

The president also suggested it was unfair that OPEC raises prices when, "We protect the countries of the Middle East, they would not be safe for very long without us."

No, Global Warming Isn’t Causing Worse Hurricanes

Bjorn Lomborg, New York Post
It’s human nature to assign blame for catastrophic events. In medieval times, witches were blamed for weather woes. Trials and burnings increased when weather got worse. In hurricane season today, many find a scapegoat in global warming.

Hispanics Flourishing in the Trump Economy

Alfredo Ortiz, The Hill
President Trump's economy is the rising tide that is lifting all boats. This is especially true for Hispanics, who were among the biggest victims of the low-growth, high-regulation economy under President Obama.

The Air Has Seeped Out of Russia/Collusion Balloon

Michael Barone, DC Examiner
That was Bob Woodward, promoting his book on the Trump White House, Fear, replying to talk radio host and columnist Hugh Hewitt’s question, “Did you, Bob Woodward, hear anything in your research, in your interviews, that sounded like espionage or collusion?”

North, South Take Important Steps to Demilitarize Korea

Richard Sokolsky, 38 North
At yesterday’s summit meeting in Pyongyang between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the defense ministers of the two countries signed an important agreement to reduce military tensions along the two sides’ heavily militarized border.

German anti-abortion activist loses case against injunctions

BERLIN (AP) - The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a German anti-abortion activist's case against injunctions ordering him to stop referring to abortions performed by various doctors as "aggravated murder" and comparing them with the Holocaust.

The Strasbourg, France-based court ruled Thursday on a string of cases involving ...

FBI stuck in yet another political controversy

The FBI is once again in the crosshairs of a political controversy gripping Washington.Democrats are clamoring for the bureau to reopen a background investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, after a...

Blue wave poses governing risks for Dems

A blue wave in November could do more than knock out the House GOP's majority - it could also cause turmoil within the Democratic caucus next year.As a progressive wave grips the party - producing upset primary win...