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Ukraine Update: Ukraine expands its international ties every week and – address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, PM Boris Johnson Writes Ukrainian Children A Letter


UKRAINE (May 23, 2022)---Ukraine expands its international ties every week to get everything it needs to end the war as soon as possible - address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. https://youtu.be/cxKn2sv2cgQ Ukraine Update: Prime Minister Boris Johnson Writes Open Letter Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written an open letter to the…

45th President Reacted To Clinton’s Ex-Top Deputy’s Admission: Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Authorized Leaking A False Story To Journalist


FLORIDA (May 23, 2022)--- the 45th President Donald J. Trump  was furious on Saturday after Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager admitted in federal court on Friday that the Clinton campaign, authorized by the candidate herself, was responsible for leaking a story to journalists about the possibility of connections between him and a…

Elections Past And Present: Sussmann Key Witness Uttered “A Plan To Spread The False Alfa Bank Russian Collusion Claim”


WASHINGTON, DC (May 22, 2022)---The trial of former Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann crossed a critical threshold Friday when a key witness uttered the name “Hillary Clinton” in conjunction with a plan to spread the false Alfa Bank Russian collusion claim before the 2016 presidential election. For Democrats and many in the media,  Hillary…

Australia Elected New A Prime Minister Anthony Albanese


CANBERRA, Australia (May 21, 2022) — Australia’s center-left opposition party toppled the conservative government after almost a decade in power, and Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese in his Saturday election victory speech promised sharper reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while he faces an early foreign policy test. Prime Minister Scott Morrison…

Hubble Space Telescope Discovery of “Dark Energy” A Mysterious Repulsive Force Accelerating The Universe Expansion


MARYLAND (May 21, 2022)--- a pursuit of the universe's expansion rate began in the 1920s with measurements by astronomers Edwin P. Hubble and Georges Lemaître. In 1998, this led to the discovery of "dark energy," a mysterious repulsive force accelerating the universe's expansion. In recent years, thanks to data from Hubble and…

Federal Judge In Louisiana Temporarily Block’s Biden’s Administration Decision To Ending Title 42


Louisiana (May 21, 2022)---A federal judge in Louisiana on Friday temporarily stopped the Biden administration from ending Title 42, the Trump-era border management policy that allowed officials to quickly expel foreign nationals at the border under pandemic conditions. The policy was due to end Monday as part of the Biden…

Speaker Pelosi Beliefs Not Above God’s Law: Barred From Receiving Communion Over Support For Abortions


CALIFORNIA (May 21, 2022)---The Archbishop of San Francisco barred Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) from receiving communion over her support for abortion rights. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said in a letter to Pelosi on Thursday that he had requested to speak to her after she vowed to codify Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion rights case,…

Migrant Surge Update: Reports CBP Engaged In “Decompression” Efforts And Expelled 800 Haitians Under Title 42 Authority


TEXAS (May 21, 2022)--- (Border Report) – Overcrowding at migrant processing facilities left a bad taste in El Paso’s mouth in 2019. Reports of migrants sitting or sleeping on concrete surrounded by razor wire under the Paso del Norte Bridge while enduring cold, dust and automobile fumes circled the world. It was all due to…

Senator Warnock Touting Political Ad Cause 100 Workers To Lose Income Citing “Supply Chain Disruptions”


GEORGIA (May 21, 2022)-- A manufacturing plant that Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., touted earlier this month in a political ad laid off over 100 workers earlier this week, citing "supply chain disruptions." In a recent campaign ad, Warnock highlighted the Blue Bird Corporation electric school bus manufacturing plant in Fort…

Elon Musk Asked Twitter About Resurfaced Hillary Clinton Campaign “Hoax” Tweet: Alleged False Information Against Trump


CALIFORNIA (May 21, 2022)---Tesla CEO Elon Musk is asking Twitter executives about a resurfaced Hillary Clinton campaign tweet that he considers a "hoax." Musk was responding to a Twitter user on Friday asking him about a previous tweet by the Hillary Clinton campaign which purports to have "uncovered a covert server linking the…

Fifth Circuit: Ruled the System The SEC Uses To Enforce Federal Laws Protecting Investors From Fraud Unconstitutional


TEXAS (May 21, 2022)---The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued yet another astonishing decision on Wednesday. Jarkesy v. SEC seeks to dismantle much of the system the federal government uses to enforce longstanding laws and to determine who is eligible for federal benefits. And it does so…

World Largest Mining Companies Backed Away From Brazil’s Indigenous Areas


RIO DE JANEIRO (May 20, 2022) — Some of the world’s biggest mining companies have withdrawn requests to research and extract minerals on Indigenous land in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and have repudiated Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to legalize mining activity in the areas. The Brazilian Mining Association (Ibram), which…

Tillis Legislation to Expand Baby Formula Access for Families on WIC to be Signed Into Law


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2022) – Today, Congress passed bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) to expand baby formula access for families who rely on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The WIC program provides information on healthy eating and helps millions…

Biden’s Approval Rating Dipped To Lowest Point Of His Presidency, Only 39% US Adult Approval Rating


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2022)---President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll shows, with deepening pessimism emerging among members of his own Democratic Party. Only 39% of U.S. adults approve of Biden’s performance as president, according to the poll from…

1/6 Select Committee Falsely Accusing Mr. Loudermilk of Leading a Tour Through The Capitol Under Fire


WASHINGTON (May 19, 2022) - Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and Committee Member Congressman Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) issued the following statement on the partisan 1/6 Select Committee falsely accusing Mr. Loudermilk of leading a tour through the Capitol on January 5, 2021:"A constituent family with young children…

Ukraine War Update: Russian General Speaks With US Military Chief, Biden, First Hand Horror of Mariupol and Ukraine Needs $5 Billion Per Month In Social And Humanitarian Aid, 12 killed, over 40 injured in Russia’s shelling of Sievierodonetsk


UKRAINE (May 19, 2022)---Top US general Mark Milley has spoken with Russia's chief of general staff Valery Gerasimov, the US military confirmed today. "The military leaders discussed several security-related issues of concern and agreed to keep the lines of communication open," a spokesman for Mr. Milley, the chairman of the…

Political Hate Crime: Taiwan Church Shooter “Dubbed Himself A Destroying Angel In A 7 Volume Diary Sent To Newspaper


SANTA ANA, Calif. (May 19, 2022) — The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred of Taiwan dubbed himself a “destroying” angel in a seven-volume diary sent to a newspaper before the attack, the paper said Wednesday. David Chou, 68, spent…

Political Hate Crime: Payton Gendron Indicted Of Killing 10 Black People At A Supermarket In Buffalo, 911 Operator On Leave


BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 19, 2022) — The white man accused of killing 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo appeared in court Thursday, standing silently during a brief proceeding attended by some relatives of the victims after a grand jury indicted him. Payton Gendron, 18, wore an orange jail…

Great Britain: Hepatitis experts reveal results of investigation into whether dogs are linked to outbreak


LONDON (May 19, 2022)---Experts investigating sudden onset hepatitis cases in children have ruled out a link with dogs, a leading professor said. Calum Semple, professor of child health and outbreak medicine at the University of Liverpool, told a briefing that investigations had found no role for either owning dogs or…

DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Afghanistan


WASHINGTON (May 19, 2022)—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Afghanistan. This notice provides information about how to register for TPS under Afghanistan’s designation. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas previously announced the 18-month designation of Afghanistan for TPS. The registration process begins…

The FDA’s Budget Gets A Boost Due To The Infant Formula Disaster, Legislation Passed


WASHINGTON, DC (May 19, 2022)--- More than 190 Republican members of the House of Representatives vote no for additional "salaries and Expenses" for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  The FDA was not seeking funds to support the mother's and babies who have been scrambling for "infant formula."   The shortage,…

Wendy’s And McDonald’s Sued, Allegedly False And Misleading Advertising “Duping Customers By Overstating the Size Of Their Food Items And Toppings”


NEW YORK (May 19, 2022)---The bacon is sizzling and the onions crispy. Slices of American cheese - melted and gooey - peek through the toppings, blanketing what looks like a juicy and thick burger patty. Like a sommelier assessing a fine wine, a man grabs the burger, pulls it close…

Husband Of Former Kansas Soccer Goalie Charged With First-Degree Murder Of His Wife


KANSAS (May 19, 2022)---The husband of a former University of Kansas soccer goalie has been charged with first-degree murder over her death, police have said. Officers found Regan Noelle Gibbs, 25, “mortally wounded” in her apartment in Lawrence, Kansas, on Monday night, Lawrence Kansas Police Department said in a Facebook post. Her husband, 26-year-old Chad Joseph Marek,…

Pakistan’s foreign minister meets US state secretary, seeks stronger relations, Billionaire Gifted Ukraine With Fighter Jets


PAKISTAN (May 18, 2022)---Pakistani billionaire Mohammad Zahoor has given Ukraine fighter jets to aid in their battle as Russia's invasion of the country continues, according to his wife. The multimillionaire has allegedly kept the donation a secret but allowed his wife, Kamaliya Zahoor, to disclose the procurement, she said on…

Pennsylvania’s US Senate Race: Oz and McCormick In Dead Heat, Triggered A Recount


HARRISBURG, Pa. (May 18, 2022) — Heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick went into Wednesday essentially tied in Pennsylvania's hotly contested Republican nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat, expected to be among the nation's most competitive races in the fall. The contest was within a…

Ukraine War Update: The Turmoil Of War In Ukraine And The Destruction And Genocide Of Humanity


UKRAINE (May 18, 2022)--- " According to Reuters, seven buses carrying Ukrainian soldiers arrived at a penal colony near occupied Donetsk on May 17." Anastasilia Lapatina tweeted "Defenders of #Azovstal being taken from the plant to Russian-controlled territory. " Lapatina later tweeted "This used to be a school in Avdiivka,…

S&P Dow Jones Indices Removed Telsa From Its S&P 500 ESG Index, Elon Musk Tweeted “What Is An ESG Score?”


NEW YORK (May 18, 2022)-- S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed electric carmaker Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Inc from its widely-followed S&P 500 ESG Index, citing issues including racial discrimination claims and crashes linked to its autopilot vehicles, a move that prompted critical tweets from Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday. Other contributing factors to…

Ukraine War Update: Russian Solder Pleaded Guilty To War Crimes In Ukraine “Killing An Unarmed Civilian”


KYIV, Ukraine (May 18, 2022) — A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing an unarmed civilian. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin could get life in prison for shooting a a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head through an open car window…

S&P Joined Yahoo Finance To Discuss April Retail Sales, Inflation, Recessionary Risks, And Fed Rate Hikes, Elon Must Tweeted “””SPGGlobalRatings Has Lost Their Integrity”


NEW YORK (May 18, 2022)--Beth Ann Bovino, chief U.S. economist for S&P Global Ratings, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss April retail sales, inflation, recessionary risks, and Fed rate hikes. Video Transcript BRAD SMITH: April retail sales coming in this morning, shy of estimates, though. Analysts continuing to watch for how…

Biden’s Administration Disinformation Governance Board Faced Backlash: “Put This Project On A “Pause”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2022)---following concerns being raised in regards to the Department of Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board, launched three weeks ago, the department is reportedly putting this project on a "pause. According to The Washington Post, multiple employees working within the DHS said that the program is being…

Huge Swathe Of India Bakes Under Breaking Heat, Devastated By Heavy Rains and Floods


New Delhi — While a huge swathe of India bakes under record-breaking heat, the vast country's northeast is being devastated by floods. Heavy rains started lashing the Indian states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh last week, triggering floods and mudslides that have washed away houses, fields of crops and bridges. So far…

Seizing Frozen Assets From Russia’s Central Bank To Finance Ukraine’s Reconstruction Illegal Without Due Process in USA


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2022)---Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen conceded that it would not be legal for the US to seize frozen assets from Russia's central bank and use it to finance Ukraine's reconstruction once the Kremlin's invasion ends. Traveling overseas for a meeting of G-7 finance ministers, Yellen opened the…

Federal Prosecutors Asked January 6th Committee To Provide Transcripts of Witnesses Interviews And Depositions


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2022)--- Federal prosecutors have asked the House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol to provide transcripts of witness interviews and depositions taken by committee members and staff, according to a New York Times report. A “person with knowledge of the…

Ukraine War Update: Russian Strikes At Ukraine, Missile Shelling Of The Lviv Region, Sumy Region, and Chernihiv Region, Air Strikes In Luhansk Region


UKRAINE (May 18, 2022)--Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the people.  Missile shelling of a number of regions and subversive activity at the border are an attempt of the Russian army to compensate for a series of failures in the east and south of Ukraine," said Zelenskyy. The 83rd day of…

8 First Responders, including Baltimore County police officers and fire personnel, sent to hospital after minor explosion, fire in nail salon


BALTIMORE, MD (May 17, 2022)---two volunteer EMS personnel and four Baltimore County police officers and two emergency medical personnel  were injured in a minor explosion and building fire Monday night inside a Windsor Mill nail salon, Baltimore County police and fire officials said. A man said to be in emotional…

Durham Trial: Prosecution says Clinton lawyer used FBI to create an ‘October surprise’ against candidate Trump


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 17, 2022) – Special Counsel John Durham’s team in its opening argument Tuesday alleged that former Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann used the FBI as "a political tool" to "manipulate" the bureau on the eve of the 2016 presidential election to create an "October surprise" against then-candidate…

Some Parents In Maryland Are Pushing Back Against School Boards Plan To Teach About Gender Identity


MARYLAND (May 17, 2022)--- Parents in some  Maryland districts are pushing back against their school boards’ efforts to adopt a state health framework that instructs educators how to teach about gender identity. The framework broadly outlines how to teach health topics by each grade level; its family life and sexuality guidelines…

UAE President to continue economic vision for Centennial 207: US And UAE Diplomats Discussed Bilateral Ties


UAE (May 17, 2022)---The top US and Emirati diplomats met over dinner to look at ways of “expanding” ties, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported on Monday. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and Antony Blinken had a “business dinner,” where they discussed bilateral ties and “explored avenues of expanding cooperation in various…

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen Discusses Global Food Insecurity Crisis and Highlights Forthcoming Plan to Surge Resources to Meet Urgent Need


WARSAW, POLAND May 17, 2022) -- Today, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen visited the World Central Kitchen site in Warsaw, Poland, to highlight important work to serve Ukrainian refugees and preview an action plan from the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to surge resources to tackle the rising threat…

Buffalo Mass Shooting Suspect Visited Top Store Two Months Before Attack Leaving 10 People Dead And Injuring Three Others


KENTUCKY (May 17, 2022)---The suspect in the mass shooting at a Tops store in Buffalo, New York planned out the attack at least two months in advance, according to new documents. The 18-year-old man from Conklin, New York is charged with first-degree murder, accused of killing 10 people and injuring three others. The mass shooting…

Kentucky Mom, Accused Of Child Abuse: Asked Government Officials For Help: Forced Child To Stand In Boiling Water


OWSLEY COUNTY, Ky. (May 17, 2022) — The mother of a woman accused of scalding her young son said that she’d tried to have something done long before the incident. Alexis Powell, 28, was charged this month with first-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a minor, criminal abuse of a…

Ukraine War: More Than 250 Ukrainian Soldiers Evacuated From Azovstal Steel Plant, USA Senate Advances $40M Package For Ukraine


UKRAINE (May 17, 2022)---More than 250 Ukrainian soldiers are being evacuated from Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol after weeks of resistance against the Russian invasion. Some 53 troops are being taken to hospital in the Russian-controlled town of Novoazovsk, about 30 miles to the east, according to…

California’s Taiwanese Community: Shooter’s Communism and Democratic Belief’s, “Motivated Political Hatred”


LAGUNA Woods, CA (May 16, 2022)---The suspect in the Laguna Woods church shooting Sunday appeared to have been motivated by political hatred directed at the Taiwanese community, Orange County Sheriff’s officials said Monday. While investigators provided few details, they said what they’ve found so far suggests the deadly attack was…

Guidance on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Information Technology Workers


VIRGINIA (May 16, 2022)--The U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a joint advisory to alert the international community, the private sector, and the public to attempts by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and remote DPRK information technology…

China economy: coronavirus slowdown accelerates as retail sales, industrial production slump


CHINA (May 16, 2022)---China’s economic slowdown continued in April amid the prolonged disruption to production and mobility caused by stringent coronavirus controls, data released on Monday showed. Industrial production, a gauge of activity in the manufacturing, mining and utilities sectors, fell by 2.9 per cent in April from the previous…

Depp $50 Million Defamation Trial Against Heard To Resume Monday, Closing Expected Near Memorial Day


VIRGINIA (May 16, 2022)---both Prosecutor and Defense Attorney's are moving towards closing arguments on May 27th, Johnny Deep's  $50 million defamation trial against Amber Heard Amber Heard is about to get very ugly. Resuming tomorrow after a weeklong break, the proceedings that started on April 11th in Virginia will find…

UK Government Poised To Introduce Legislation To Override Parts of Brexit Deal On Northern Ireland


LONDON (May 16, 2022)---The UK government is poised to introduce legislation which would allow ministers in London to override parts of the Brexit deal on Northern Ireland, a senior government source has said. Boris Johnson is due to visit Belfast later to encourage the restoration of Northern Ireland's government. The…

“Defund The Police States” Have Lost Total Control Of Crime Under The Biden’s Administration, 5 People Shot At California Church


LAGUNA Woods, CALIFORNIA (May 15, 2022)---Multiple people were shot Sunday at a church in Southern California, authorities said. The shooting happened at an unnamed church on the 24000 block of El Toro Road in the city of Laguna Woods, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said on Twitter. “We have detained…

Lightfoot Supported “Defunding The Police”: 18 Year Old Male In Chicago Racked Up 25 Arrest As A Juvenile, Including 3 Carjacking Cases Pending


CHICAGO, IL (May 15, 2022)---Chicago's Mayor Lori Lightfoot has not kept her promises to decrease crime in the City, but pledged to cut $80 million from her city’s police budget, according to InjusticeWatch in 2021. Prosecutors say an 18-year-old man who racked up 25 arrests as a juvenile and who…

UK’S PM Boris Johnson To Visit UAE, And De Facto Leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan Named New President


UAE (May 15, 2022)--- The UK's prime minister is heading to the United Arab Emirates to pay his respects after the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, as his half-brother was elected the country's new president. Following a vote by the federal supreme council, the UAE's de facto leader…

Ukraine President Zelenskyy Met With U.S. Senate Delegation, Lead By Republican Minority Leader McConnell


UKRAINE (May 14, 2022)--- President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with a delegation of the upper house of the United States Congress headed by the leader of the Republican minority in the Senate Mitchell McConnell. The Head of State stressed that this important visit is a powerful signal of bipartisan…

Clinton’s and Biden’s Operatives Minyon Moore and Marc Elias Stepped Away From BLM’s Board After Co-Founder Admits To Lying About $6M LA Mansion


WASHINGTON, DC (May 14, 2022)-- former Clinton administration advisors  are revealed to have stepped away from embattled Black Live's Matter (BLM)  board days after co-founder Patrisse Cullors’ admitted lying about not using groups $6m LA mansion for fun Cullors, 38, said Monday that she used the opulent Studio City compound…

Ukraine/Russia War Update: Russia has lost the battle for Kharkiv, Turkey “Not Closing Door” to Sweden and Finland NATO Membership, G7 Meeting, U.S. Senator Demands Accountability and War Crimes


UKRAINE (May 14, 2022)--- Ukraine latest as a 21-year-old Russian soldier's war crimes trial begins; FSB agents believe Vladimir Putin is terminally ill after receiving a top-secret memo, reports claim; leader's wife hit with new sanctions; G7 foreign ministers meet in Germany. Ukraine on counter offensive near Izyum - Ukrainian…

Federal Judge Partially Halted Alabama Transgender Law For Minors


ALABAMA (May 14, 2022)---An Alabama ban on the provision of gender-affirming medication for minors has been blocked by a federal judge. Transgender rights have become a bone of contention for right-wing Republicans. A US district court issued an injunction on Friday partially blocking an Alabama law that criminalizes the prescription of…

US Representative Cori Bush “Defense Contractors To Get An “Extraordinary Amount” of the $40 Billion Of Ukraine Military Assistance


WASHINGTON, DC (May 13, 2022)-- Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) released the below statement following the House of Representatives vote on legislation Related to Supplemental Funding for Ukraine: “This evening, I voted in support of the Ukraine supplemental aid package to provide assistance to Ukrainians who are resisting Russian aggression with…

Pennsylvania’s Governor and US Senate Race Heats Up “Inflation” and the Stolen 2020 Presidential Election Among Voter Priorities


BIG RUN, Pa. — Abortion rights have taken center stage in the race for Pennsylvania’s next governor amid expectations that the Supreme Court is set to repeal Roe v. Wade this summer. On Wednesday, state Sen. Doug Mastriano rolled into the Big Run Event Center northeast of Pittsburgh as the frontrunner in…

Kentucky Attorney General Received Mix Reviews After Announcing His Run For Governor


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 12, 2022) - Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is running for governor. The one-term Republican filed his papers Wednesday and released a video announcement. Louisville’s political players have mixed, but not necessarily surprising, reaction to Cameron’s candidacy. Sadiqa Reynolds, the president of the non-partisan Louisville Urban League,…

Adidas Women’s Bare Breasts Banned In The United Kingdom Following Several Complaints


WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2002)---An image featuring women’s bare breasts has been banned in the United Kingdom following several complaints alleging the images cause “widespread offense” and are inappropriate for children. In February, Adidas launched a campaign on social media as well as billboards and posters, featuring women’s breasts of all shapes…

Ukraine War: Ukraine/Russia Prisoners Of War Exchange, Russia To Impose Sanctions, And Cluster Munitions


UKRAINE (May 12, 2022)--Ukraine has offered to release Russian prisoners of war in exchange for the safe evacuation of the badly injured fighters trapped inside a steel mill in the ruined city of Mariupol. Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said on Wednesday that negotiations were under way and that there…

Ukraine/Russian Update: Russian Gas Imports, Germans Donated Record Aide To Ukraine, Zelenskyy Thanks USA, Russia Continues Bombing Of Mariupol Steelworks


UKRAINE (May 12, 2022)--- the Ukraine/Russia war is moving into its 3rd month of war. "Even before the Russian invasion, the eight-year-long conflict in eastern Ukraine had left 3 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. Women, children, the elderly and people with disabilities, in particular, are often most in…

Bipartisan Congressional Approval Of $40 Billion In Ukraine Aide Expected To Pass The US Senate


WASHINGTON (May 12, 2022) — Final congressional approval of a $40 billion Ukraine aid bill seems certain within days as top Senate Republicans said Wednesday they expect strong GOP backing for the House-passed measure, signaling a bipartisan, heightened U.S. commitment to helping thwart the bloody Russian invasion. “I think there’ll…

South Korea boasts of new radar technology, citing ‘increasing’ missile threats


SOUTH KOREA (May 11, 2022)---South Korea has completed development of enhanced radar technology capable of effectively tracking multiple incoming warheads, marking a significant step for Seoul’s indigenous self-defense capabilities.  The Agency for Defense Development (ADD), a government-funded research agency, announced the technology’s completion in a press release on Tuesday. “ADD…

Biden’s Admin Update: April’s Inflation And CPI Up, Access To A Lower Cost Of Living Failed


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2022)---the Biden's Administration has failed to provide the American people access to a cheaper cost of living for more than 17 consecutive months according to the The Bureau of Labor Statistics' April Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 8.3% in April over last year, coming down from March's 8.5%…

Consumer Price Index Increased 0.3% In April, Food Increased 0.9%, Its 17th Consecutive Increase Under The Biden’s Administration


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2022)--- The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.3 percent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 1.2 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 8.3 percent…

Ukraine /Russia War Update: Kyiv’s Military has Made Small Gain East, Russian Forces Made Advances In The Donbas And Wounded Soldiers Inside The Plant


ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (May 11, 2022) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Kyiv’s military has made small gains in the east, pushing Russian forces out of four villages near Kharkiv, as his country’s foreign minister suggested Ukraine could go beyond just forcing Russia back to areas it held before the invasion…

Pillen Won Nebraska’s Crowed Republican Primary For Governor


OMAHA, Neb. (May 11, 2022) — Jim Pillen, a hog farm owner and veterinarian, won Nebraska’s crowded Republican primary for governor on Tuesday over a candidate endorsed by Donald Trump, dealing the former president his first loss of the midterm election season. Pillen defeated eight challengers, including Charles Herbster, a…

Obtaining Ukraine’s EU membership candidate status is of great importance for the Ukrainian people – President during a conversation with Ursula von der Leyen


UKRAINE (May 9, 2022)---President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a video conference with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. During the conversation, the President announced the transfer of the second part of the completed questionnaire to obtain the status of a candidate for membership in the European…

Obtaining Ukraine’s EU membership candidate status is of great importance for the Ukrainian people – President during a conversation with Ursula von der Leyen


UKRAINE (May 9, 2022)---President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a video conference with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. During the conversation, the President announced the transfer of the second part of the completed questionnaire to obtain the status of a candidate for membership in the European…

Ukraine War Update: President of Ukraine on the Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II and Russian President Used A Patriotic Holiday To Justify War In Ukraine


ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin used a major patriotic holiday Monday to again justify his war in Ukraine but did not declare even a limited victory or signal where the conflict was headed, as his forces continued to pummel targets across the country with few signs of…

Ukraine Update May 9th : Ukrainian Forces Defeat Russian Troops, Guterres Appalled By Russian Bombing Ukrainian School, UK Defense Secretary Said Putin Regime “Mirroring Actions of Nazis”, UK And Canada Announced New Sanctions On Russia, And Belarus


UKRAINE (May 9, 2022)---Kyiv Governor Oleksandr Pavliuk said May 8, 2022 that the regional administration  monitoring groups continues to work on fixing the results of battles in de-occupied settlements of the Kyiv region. Ruins were recorded in 46 out of 69 communities of the Kyiv region (66.7%). Due to the…

Meeting of the President of Ukraine with the Prime Minister of Canada


UKRAINE (May 9, 2022)--- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau  visited with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Sunday. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, visited Kyiv, Ukraine, where he met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mélanie Joly, accompanied the Prime Minister. The Prime…

U.S. First Lady Biden and Canadian PM Trudeau Traveled To Kyiv, Visited Schools, Centers and Ukrainian Mothers


KYIV, UKRAINE (May 8, 2022) — As air-raid sirens wailed repeatedly Sunday in the capital, Kyiv, and in cities and towns across Ukraine, First Lady Jill Biden made a foray into the embattled country, meeting her Ukrainian counterpart near the Slovakian border.  The day also saw another high-profile Western visit…

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Safely Splashed Down In The Gulf Of Mexico Friday


FLORIDA (May 6, 2022)---NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts aboard the Dragon Endurance spacecraft safely splashed down Friday in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida, completing the agency’s third long-duration commercial crew mission to the International Space Station. The international crew of four spent 177 days in orbit. NASA astronauts Kayla…

Madrid Explosion, 17 People Injured, Two Are Missing After Four-Story Residential Ripped By Explosion


MADRID (May 6, 2022) — An explosion ripped through a four-story residential building in central Madrid on Friday, injuring at least 17 people. Emergency services said they were searching for two missing people. Video released by the city of Madrid showed paramedics attending to the injured at the scene in…

Britain’s Conservatives Suffered Local Election Losses, London Strongholds Weakened Badly


LONDON (May 6, 2022) — Britain’s governing Conservatives suffered local election losses in their few London strongholds, according to results announced Friday that will pile more pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson amid ethics scandals and a worsening economic picture. Voting held Thursday for thousands of seats on more than…

Nationwide Manhunt: One Escaped Inmate And One Former Corrections Employee


LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (May 6, 2022) — The nationwide manhunt continues for an escaped Lauderdale County inmate and the corrections employee who helped him. Law enforcement officials are looking for inmate 38-year-old Casey White and former Assistant Director of Corrections, 56-year-old Vicky White who were reported missing on April 29…

Taiwan’s Air Force Scrambled Friday To Warn Away 18 Chinese Aircraft That Entered Its Air Defense Zone


TAIWAN (May 6, 2022)---Taiwan's air force scrambled on Friday to warn away 18 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense zone, Taiwan's defense ministry said, part of what is a regular pattern of incursions that has angered the government in Taipei. Taiwan, claimed by China as its own territory, has complained of…

Ukraine-Russia War Update: Displaced Ukrainians forced to accept LPR passports and citizenship


UKRAINE (May 6, 2022)---Ukrainian citizens displaced from their homes in regions occupied by Russia and now in the city of Sorokine in the occupied areas of the Luhansk Oblast are being forced to accept passports and citizenship of the pro-Russian separatist-controlled breakaway state the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR), the Ukrainian…

Israel: Israeli Security Forces Conducting Large Manhunt After Two Palestinians Killed, Three Israeli Civilians In City of Elad


ISRAEL (May 6, 2022)---Israeli security forces are continuing a large manhunt after two Palestinians killed three Israeli civilians in the city of Elad. Police identified the two suspects 19-year-old Assad al-Rafai and 20-year-old Tzabahi Abu Shakir, both from the Jenin area in the West Bank. Security services released their pictures and have asked…

Russia lifts blockade, planning integration of Crimea and Russia


UKRAINE (May 6, 2022)---Russia is planning the integration of cities across the occupied Crimean peninsula – as well as other disputed areas around Ukraine’s southern border – into Russia’s sovereignty, according to multiple reports. The Moscow Times reported that officials in Russian-controlled Crimea said Thursday that they will begin restoring traffic via…

Israeli Leaders Expressed Outrage At Lovrov Anti-Semite Statement About The Jewish People


Russia (May 6, 2022)---After Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov made statements about “Hitler’s Jewish blood” and blamed the Jews for being “the worst antisemites,” the verbal and written exchange between Israel and Russia quickly escalated. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, President Isaac Herzog, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, Yad Vashem head Dani Dayan and…

GAO Report Warns of Impact of Growing Interest Rates on Nation’s Fiscal Health


WASHINGTON, D.C. - In its annual report on the “The Nation’s Fiscal Health” released today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the agency cited among various concerns the impact of interest rates on the nation’s fiscal health – even acknowledging the risks associated with interest rates climbing to levels higher than current Congressional…

The First Lady Will Travel To Romania and Slovakia, And Spend Mother’s Day With Ukrainian Mothers And Children


WASHINGTON, D.C, (May 5, 2022)---The First Lady will spend Mother’s Day with Ukrainian mothers and children who have been forced to flee their home country because of Putin’s war. The First Lady will travel to Romania and Slovakia to visit with U.S. troops, reaffirm our strong bilateral ties with these…

Former Glynn County DA Exchanged Phone Calls With Convicted Murder Greg McMichael After Murder of Ahmaud Arbery


GEORGIA (May 5, 2022)---Former Glynn County District Attorney Jackie Johnson exchanged phone calls with Greg McMichael in the days following the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, according to a court motion filed by the state Attorney General’s Office. McMichael, who once worked for Johnson as an investigator, was convicted on murder…

US Department of Justice With Support and Assistance Of The FBI Executed A Seizure Warrant Freezing Russian Motor Yacht Amadea


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 5, 2022)---Fijian law enforcement executed a seizure warrant freezing the Motor Yacht Amadea (the Amadea), a 348-foot luxury vessel owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov. Fijian law enforcement, with the support and assistance of the FBI, acted pursuant to a mutual legal assistance request from the…

Heavy Fighting Raged At The Steel Plant In Mariupol, 2000 Ukrainian Fighters Holed Up In Tunnels And Bunkers


LVIV, Ukraine (May 5, 2022) — Heavy fighting raged Thursday at the shattered steel plant in Mariupol as Russian forces sought to finish off the city’s last-ditch defenders and complete the capture of the strategically vital Ukrainian port. The bloody battle came amid growing suspicions that President Vladimir Putin wants…

Belarus President Defended Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine


MINSK, Belarus (April 5, 2022) — Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko defended Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, but he said he didn’t expect the 10-week-old conflict to “drag on this way.” He also spoke out against the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine but wouldn’t say if Russian…

Florida Man Facing Attempted Aggravated Murder Charges, Attempted To Light A 1 Year Old On Fire In New York


WATERLOO, NEW YORK (May 5, 2022)--- A Florida man is facing attempted aggravated murder charges after officials say he attempted to light a 1-year-old child on fire in New York. The incident occurred Tuesday, May 3, at Love’s Truck Stop located at 1262 Rt 414 Waterloo in New York. Sheriff’s Office…

A Federal Judge Accepted A Plead Deal From Former Minneapolis Police Officer In Death Of George Floyd


MINNESOTA (May 5, 2022)---A federal judge on Wednesday accepted a plea deal from former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who last year was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, The Washington Post reports. The plea deal will sentence Chauvin to between 20 and…

Ukraine War Update: Zelenskyy’s 70th Day of War Address, Japanese PM Condemned Russia, Ukrainian Journalist Killed In Fighting, US Provided Ukraine Intelligence, And India’s PM Modi “There Won’t Be Any Winners In This War And Everyone Will Lose”


UKRAINE (May 5, 2022)--- Address of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy following the results of the 70th day of the war: “The famous journalist Oleksandr Makhov died today. In the Kharkov region, in the battles near Izyum. He was 36 years old.  Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has condemned…

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement: Raises Interest Rates 0.50 Percent, Largest Since 2000


WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mary 4, 2022)-- The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates by 0.50%, as part of an effort to tamp down the inflationary pressures weighing on Americans. The central bank suggested that it will further raise borrowing costs throughout this year as it attempts to undo its pandemic-era, easy money…

Russian Forces, In Shambles, Malfunctioning Outdated Equipment, . “The Artillery Mortar For The Mortar-Gunners Didn’t Work, The Legs Were All Crooked”


UKRAINE (May 4, 2022)---as the Russian President prepares to go into surgery for alleged cancer, his army is in shambles in the Ukraine.  Old and unworkable equipment reported according to the Daily Beast. Troops sent into Ukraine to back up Russian forces say they had no choice but to leave because…

US Private Sector Last Month Failed To Meet Expectations: Payrolls Grew By 247,000 in April, 383,000 Expected


WASHINGTON, DC (May 4, 2022)---Payrolls rose less-than-expected in the U.S. private sector last month, as employers worked to fill persistent vacancies to help meet demand.  Job openings increased to 11.549 million in March, the Labor Department said in its Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) on Tuesday. Job openings had…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Kyiv Parliament “Ukraine Will Win War And ‘Be Free’


LONDON (May 4, 2022)---In a recorded address, the prime minister tells the Verkhovna Rada that the "so-called irresistible force of Putin's war machine has broken on the immoveable object of Ukrainian patriotism". Ukrainian troops will beat their Russian counterparts and it will "be free" from occupation, Boris Johnson has told…

Former Trump White House Aide Max Miller Won Republican Primary In Redrawn 7th Congressional District


CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 4, 2022)--- Former Donald Trump White House aide Max Miller on Tuesday won a four-way Republican primary in Ohio’s redrawn 7th congressional district, whose new lines include western and southern parts of Cuyahoga County, including Rocky River, Parma and Solon, all of Medina and Wayne counties, and…

Congressman Barry Moore says Biden misses the mark on ‘taxpayer funded PR trip’ to Alabama


ALABAMA (May 3, 2022)--Alabama Republicans criticized President Biden’s decision to visit a weapons plant in Pike County today, saying the president should spend his time addressing problems they blame on his policies, such as inflation, high gas prices, and illegal immigration. Biden is coming to Alabama today to visit the…

Chief Justice Roberts Confirmed Authenticity Of Leaked Abortion Opinion Draft, But Is Determined to Identify Leaker


WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mary 3, 2022)-- Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday confirmed the authenticity of leaked draft opinion in abortion case, orders investigation. “Although the document described in yesterday’s reports is authentic, it does not represent a decision by the Court or the final position of any member on the…

SCOTUS Leaker: A Provisionally Vote To Overturn Roe v. Wade Landmark Draft Opinion Leaked


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 3, 2022)---The U.S. Supreme Court has provisionally voted to overturn Roe v Wade, the landmark ruling that legalized abortion nationwide in America, according to a draft opinion reported on by Politico. U.S. Senator John Kenndy (R-NO) "nobody in their right mind believes that, in 1787, the drafters…

Capitol attack committee requests cooperation from key Republican, Do they have authority?


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2022)--Representatives Mo Brooks, Andy Biggs and Ronny Jackson receive letters as panel looks to establish extent of role in Trump’s bid to overturn election. The House select committee investigating the US Capitol attack on Monday asked three Republican members of Congress to assist its inquiry, as…

Alabama Deputy Wanted Along With Murder Suspect Who Vanished From Alabama Jail


LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. —The hunt continues for an escaped capital murder suspect and a missing Alabama sheriff's deputy. The inmate, Casey White, and deputy, Vicki White, disappeared from the Lauderdale County jail last Friday.  Casey White, the 6-foot-9, 270-pound capital #murder suspect who vanished from an #Alabama jail on Friday, has a chilling, #criminal past.…

Jury Selection In Parkland School’s Shooter Trial Set To Resume, Admitted Dismissal Error


FLORIDA (May 2, 2022)---Jury selection in the death penalty trial of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz is set to resume on Monday after dissolving into disarray last week when the presiding judge admitted she erroneously dismissed prospective jurors and other would-be panelists were cut loose for threatening the defendant. The…

Ukraine Update: Putin’s Forces, Torture, Rape and Commit Other Abuse Against Ukrainians Forced Into Russia


UKRAINE (May 2, 2022)-- Ukraine's human rights chief alleged that citizens who were forced across the border and into Russia by President Vladimir Putin's forces endured torture and other forms of abuse. After recently returning from captivity at a prison in the Russian city of Kursk, Ukrainians detailed allegations of "humiliation…


First Lady Jill Biden to Travel to Romania and Slovakia WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2022)--- First Lady Jill Biden will travel to Romania and Slovakia from May 5 - May 9, 2022. During her visit, she will meet with U.S. service members, U.S. embassy personnel, displaced Ukrainian parents and children, humanitarian aid workers,…

England’s Local Elections 2022: Growing Divide “Tale Of Two England Cities” could swing to Labor While Tories Likely To Hold On In Towns


LONDON (May 2, 2022)---Experts say there are "two elections" at play, predicting big urban areas could swing to Labor due to the cost of living squeeze and the party-gate scandal; but Conservatives are more likely to hold on in towns, particularly in the North and the Midlands despite national headlines.…

May Day In Paris Turned Violent, “Black Block” Anarchists Ransacked Businesses


FRANCE (May 2, 2022)-- Police fired tear gas to push back black-clad anarchists who ransacked business premises in Paris on Sunday during May Day protests against the policies of newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of people joined May Day marches across France, calling for salary increases and for Macron to drop his…

Ukraine Update: A Safe Passage Operation To Evacuate Civilians From Azovstal Steel Plant, Zelenskyy’s Evacuated the First 100 Civilians Footage


NEW YORK (May 1, 2022)--"A safe passage operation to evacuate civilians from the Azovstal steel plant is ongoing today, Sunday 1 May. The efforts are coordinated by the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross, in coordination with the parties to the conflict. It was agreed with both…

Ukraine Update: Russia’s Kyiv Attack “Deliberate And Brutal Humiliation”, Fighting In Kharkiv Region Is Tough, And US Military Aid En Route To Ukraine


 Ukraine (April 30, 2022)---Russia's Kyiv attack 'deliberate and brutal humiliation' of UN without powerful response, Zelenskyy said. Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has described Russian missile attacks on Kyiv during UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ visit as a “deliberate and brutal humiliation” that was “left without a powerful response”. The dismantlement of…

Ukraine Update: # British Soldiers Captured In Ukraine, 1 American US Marine Veteran and 1 British Army Veteran Killed


UKRAINE (April 29, 2022)---A former US Marine has been killed fighting alongside Ukrainian forces – the first US citizen known to have died in combat in the war with Russia. Willy Joseph Cancel, 22, was killed on Monday while working for a military contracting company that sent him to Ukraine, his…

NATO Secretary-General, Finland And Sweden Would Be Embraced With Open Arms, Could Become Members Quickly


BRUSSELS (April 29, 2022) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that Finland and Sweden would be embraced with open arms should they decide to join the 30-nation military organization and could become members quite quickly. Stoltenberg’s remarks came as public support in Finland and Sweden for NATO membership mounts…

Premier Of The British Virgin Islands, Director of the Caribbean Territory and Son Arrest On Drug Smuggling Charges In Florida


MIAMI (April 29, 2022) — The premier of the British Virgin Islands and the director of the Caribbean territory’s ports were arrested Thursday on drug smuggling charges in South Florida, federal authorities said. Premier Andrew Alturo Fahie and Managing Director Oleanvine Maynard were taken into custody by U.S. Drug Enforcement…

Alleged Sex Assault: North Carolina School of Science And Mathematics In Durham Holds A Silent Walkout


NORTH CAROLINA (April 28, 2022)--- Students at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham are calling on school leaders to address how they handle sexual assault cases, with campus events and protests every day over the next week. Their campaign started with a silent walkout by about…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi


CANADA (April 28, 2022)---today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Prime Minister of Italy, Mario Draghi. Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Draghi discussed Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine and expressed concern for its global effects, notably on energy and food security. The Prime Ministers exchanged views…

Ukraine Update: Explosions, Heavy Shelling And Putin Wants Major Battled Success In Time For “Victory Day”


IRPIN, Ukraine (April 28, 2022) — Moscow’s offensive in eastern Ukraine gathered momentum as several areas came under heavy shelling Thursday, amid suspicions Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to score a major battlefield success in time for Victory Day, one of Russia’s proudest holidays, on May 9. Ukrainian authorities reported…

Biden Signed A Request To Congress For Critical Security, Economic, and Humanitarian Assistance To Help Ukraine


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2022)-- today President Joe Biden signed a request "to Congress for critical security, economic, and humanitarian assistance to help Ukraine continue to counter Putin’s aggression and — at a very pivotal moment." "We need this bill to support Ukraine in its fight for freedom.  And our…

UN Chief Guterres Visited Ukraine, “War Is Evil”, Urged Russia “To Accept To Cooperate”


UKRAINE (April 28, 2022)-- The UN chief’s visit to the Kyiv suburbs of Borodianka, Bucha and Irpin comes nine weeks since the Russian invasion began. Mr. Guterres urged Russia “to accept to cooperate” with the ongoing investigation launched by the International Criminal Court, the ICC. “When we see this horrendous site, it makes…

DHS Secretary Faces Tough Question About The Biden Administration’s Border Police


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2022)-- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorka faces tough questions about Biden administration's border policy. "We have so many different efforts underway to equip local communities to identify individuals who very well could be descending into violence by reason of ideologies of hate, false narratives…

Ukraine Update: Russian Airstrike Hits Military Field Hospital, Zellensky Visited Children Who Lost Parents, China’s Big Drone Company Pulls Put Of Russia


Mariupol (April 28, 2022)--- Russian Airstrike Hit Military Field Hospital Mariupol defenders: Russian airstrike hit military field hospital at Azovstal plant, kills soldiers. According to Azov fighters, overnight, Russia was attacking the hospital where Ukrainian soldiers were treated and then shelling it with naval artillery. Russian-Occupied Kherson, Ukrainians Protest  Russian-occupied…

GDP Report: US Economy Contracted By 1.4% In Q1 While Inflation Is Running At A 40 Year High “Eerily Resembles Stagflation of the 1970s”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 28, 2022)--U.S. economic activity unexpectedly contracted in the first three months of 2022 with lingering supply chain constraints, inflation, and disruptions amid Russia's war in Ukraine weighing on growth. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released its initial estimate of first-quarter U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) Thursday…

Space X Dragon Docked: U.S. and European Astronauts Arrived At The International Space Station


SPACE STATION (April 27, 2022)--NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren, Bob Hines, and Jessica Watkins, and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti arrived at the International Space Station Wednesday, April 27, as the SpaceX Dragon Freedom docked to the complex at 7:37 p.m. EDT while the spacecraft were flying about 261…

Minneapolis police ran surveillance on black people ‘unrelated to criminal activity’, major report finds


The report says officers "used covert social media to surveil black individuals and black organisations, unrelated to criminal activity, and maintain an organizational culture where some officers and supervisors use racist, misogynistic, and disrespectful language with impunity". The Minneapolis Police Department shows "significant racial disparities" and runs surveillance on black…

Canadian Government Imposed More Than 200 Sanctions On Loyal Russians To Putin


OTTAWA, Ontario (April 27, 2022)— The Canadian government said Wednesday that it has imposed sanctions on more than 200 people who are loyal to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. Russian forces have been backing separatist rebels in the Donbas area for eight years following Russia’s annexation…

Ukraine Update: Western allies appear to have calculated Putin can only be stopped if his forces are beaten in Ukraine


  UKRAINE (April 27, 2022)---A new US-led coalition of willing, western allies is forming to help Ukraine fight and – they hope – defeat Russia's invading forces. The group of more than 40 countries, many of them European, including the UK, but also from further afield such as Kenya, Australia…

As eviction cases increase, Cook County officials say less are resulting in orders to vacate apartments


CHICAGO (April 27, 2022)-- In March, there were 2,500 evictions filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, which was the first time the court processed that many cases since January 2020, according to figures released from Cook County. As eviction filings reach pre-pandemic levels, Cook County officials say fewer…

Maryland Law Officials Dealt A Blow To An Easter Shore Drug Trafficking Organization


MARYLAND (April 26, 2022)- Law enforcement officials in Maryland said Tuesday they’ve dealt a serious blow to an Eastern Shore drug trafficking organization. Maryland State Police said the months long, multi-agency investigation led to the indictment of nine people and the seizure of more than $1 million worth of cocaine,…

Innocent Project: Melissa Lucio Granted Stay of Execution by Texas Court of Criminal Appeals


TEXAS (April 26, 2022)---Acknowledging substantive questions about Lucio’s guilt and the fairness of her conviction, the appeals court blocked her Wednesday execution so the case can be further investigated. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday halted the scheduled Wednesday execution of Melissa Lucio, whose death sentence has drawn international…

Russia agrees ‘in principle’ to UN and Red Cross involvement in evacuations from Mariupol


UKRAINE (April 26, 2022)--- The UN chief, who was in the Russian capital for talks on the war in Ukraine, also met with the country’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov. During his “tête-a-tête meeting” with President Putin, Mr. Guterres reiterated the UN’s position on Ukraine, according to a readout issued by his Spokesperson,…

Trump’s 2018 Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Plays Part In Biden’s First Three Pardons Of His Term


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2022)-- President Joe Biden has granted the first three pardons of his term, providing clemency to a Kennedy-era Secret Service agent convicted of federal bribery charges that he tried to sell a copy of an agency file and to two people who were convicted on drug-related charges but…

Yamina renegade and longtime Bennett critic was officially declared a defector in a Knesset vote on Monday, 7 to 0.


Israel (April 26, 2022)--- Yamina renegade and longtime Bennett critic was officially declared a defector in a Knesset vote on Monday, 7 to 0. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett scored a much-needed political victory on Monday, when at his request, in a stormy meeting of the Knesset House Committee, it formally…

Ukraine Update: Thousands Civilian Deaths, US Secretary of State And Defense Visit, USA Sends Additional Weapons


UKRAINE (April 25, 2022)-- U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Kyiv, according to a Ukrainian presidential adviser. He met President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and was expected to discuss the country's request for more weapons to repel the Russian invasion. This is the first visit by a senior US official since…

UN Secretary-General To Visit Moscow and Ukraine Next Week To Meet With Russia’s President and Ukraine’s President


NEW YORK (April 23, 2022)--- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will visit Moscow next week to meet Russia's President Vladimir Putin and then head to Ukraine for talks with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Guterres will head to Moscow on Tuesday and meet Putin as well as having a working meeting and…

Bosnia Earthquake: Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Hit 42 Kilometers Southeast of City of Mostar


SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (April 23, 2022) — A strong earthquake struck Bosnia late Friday killing one person, injuring at least two others and sending hundreds of people fleeing from their homes. The magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit 42 kilometers (26 miles) southeast of the city of Mostar at 11:07 p.m. local time,…

Emmett Till’s Relatives and Activists Seek Another Path Toward Accountability Of 1955 Murder In Mississippi


MISSISSIPPI (April 23, 2022)---Stymied in their calls for a renewed investigation into the killing of Emmett Till, relatives and activists are advocating another possible path toward accountability in Mississippi: They want authorities to launch a kidnapping prosecution against the woman who set off the lynching by accusing the Black Chicago…

DC Police Identified A Person Of Interest In D.C. Shooting Near Embassies, Businesses, College and Private School


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 22, 2022)--- tonight the D.C. Police identified a person of interest in connection  to a shooting that left at least four people injured near a school in Northwest DC.   According to the officials, they are searching for 23-year-old Raymond Spencer of Fairfax, Virginia due to a posting…

Biden Adopts Former President Trump’s Steps To Restore National Forests


SEATTLE (AP) — President Joe Biden is adopting several of former President Donald J. Trump's  steps to restore national forests that have been devastated by wildfires, drought and blight, using an Earth Day visit to Seattle to sign an executive order protecting some of the nation’s largest and oldest trees. “You drop…

Elon Musk Has Lined Up $46.5 Billion In Attempt To Negotiate An Agreement To Buy Social Media Company “Twitter”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 21, 2022)--Elon Musk says he has lined up $46.5 billion in financing to buy Twitter, and he’s trying to negotiate an agreement with the company. Last week, Musk announced an offer to buy the social media company for $54.20 per share, or about $43 billion. At the time, he…

Ukraine War Update: 120,000 people trapped in Mariupol, Putin Bans VP Harris, UK Sanctions, Bodies of 1,000 civilians in morgues around Kyiv, Mass graves “Russian forces clean up… cover up ” In Mariupol


Mass graves have been found in a village near Mariupol, the city's mayor, Vadym Boichenko, has said. He confirmed reports "trenches" had been discovered in the village of Manhush, in the Donetsk region - and claimed Russian forces had been collecting the bodies in trucks and dumping them there. Speaking…

Weekly Unemployment Creeping: Increased Upward 184,000 vs. 180,000 Expected


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 21, 2022)--- the U.S. Labor Department   released its latest weekly jobless claims report  Thursday.  The weekly unemployment claims creeped upward but  remains near their lowest levels since the 1960s, with a strong labor market and improving levels of unemployment remaining a bright spot in the U.S. economy. …

Alexei Navalny Urged Voters To Back Incumbent Macron: Alleged Le Pen Too Close To Russia


PARIS (April 21, 2022) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stepped abruptly into France’s tight presidential campaign Wednesday, urging voters to back incumbent Emmanuel Macron and alleging that far-right challenger Marine Le Pen is too closely linked to Russia. Le Pen has faced scrutiny before over a 9 million euro…

Queen Elizabeth Invited Prince Harry And Meghan Markle To Appear Join The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration


LONDON (April 20, 2022)---Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have  been invited to appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration.   The couple have spent most of their time in California with their children since quitting in 2020 while a series of bombshell claims by…

Vladimir Putin launches ‘Satan-2’ missile in warning to ‘those who threaten Russia’


UKRAINE (April 20, 2022)---Vladimir Putin has issued a chilling warning claiming Russia has successfully launched a huge intercontinental ballistic missile known as 'Satan-2'. The Russian president bragged that the new Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile would provide "food for thought" for anyone thinking of threatening Moscow.   He claimed no nation…

Parliament Braced To Vote Against Motion As PM Johnson Jets Off To India: “Ending Hopes Of Lying Probe”


LONDON (April 20, 2022)---Tory whips are braced to order MPs to vote against the motion as the Prime Minister jets off to India and Chancellor Rishi Sunak visits the US - meaning a probe into whether he lied cannot happen Keir Starmer today suggested Boris Johnson has misled Parliament FOUR times over…

Indiana State Police Seeks The Help Of The Public To Identify A Deceased Child: Five Year Old Black Male Child Dead In Suitcase


LAS VEGAS (April 20, 2022)--- Detectives with the Indiana State Police continue to ask for the public’s help in identifying a deceased child located in rural Washington County on Saturday.   A toll-free tip line was established on Monday, and Investigators have received approximately 200 calls from the public. Unfortunately, none…

Three Explosions Rocked A High School In Kabul Leaving Six Dead And Multiple Injuries


UKRAINE (April 20, 2022)--Three explosions rocked a high school in western Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least six people and injuring children, according to Afghan security and health officials. Many residents in the neighborhood belong to the Shia Hazara community, an ethnic and religious minority frequently targeted by Sunni militant groups,…

The IMF Downgraded The Outlook For The World Economy: Blamed Russia’s War In Ukraine


WASHINGTON (April 19, 2022) — The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday downgraded the outlook for the world economy this year and next, blaming Russia's war in Ukraine for disrupting global commerce, pushing up oil prices, threatening food supplies and increasing uncertainty already heightened by the coronavirus and its variants. The 190-country…

Police Identified 52 Year Old Male Suspect In Stabbing Death Of A 15 Year Old Girl At A California High School Campus


STOCKTON, Calif. (April 19, 2022) — Police identified a 52-year-old man as the suspect in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl on a California high school campus. Anthony Gray was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail for investigation of murder, the Stockton Police Department said in a statement late Monday.…

Native American Tribe Assessing Legal Options Regarding Federally Operated Reservoir


PORTLAND, Ore. (April 19, 2022) — A Native American tribe in Oregon said Tuesday it is assessing its legal options after learning the U.S. government plans to release water from a federally operated reservoir to downstream farmers along the Oregon-California border amid a historic drought. Even limited irrigation for the…

Libyan Government Hires Tony Podesta Brother Of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Chairman To Lobby


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 19, 2022)---Tony Podesta has registered to lobby on behalf of a foreign government for the first time since his powerhouse lobbying firm, Podesta Group, collapsed amid scrutiny from then-special counsel Robert Mueller, new documents filed with the Justice Department show. Podesta, the brother of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman John…

Ukraine Update: UN Aid, Russian Shelling Attacks, Mass Exodus, And The Besieged City Of Mariupol


UKRAINE (April 19, 2022)--Amidst devastating Russian shelling and attacks on health care facilities and personnel, UN aid agencies said on Tuesday that they continue to mobilize inside Ukraine in an effort to help the country’s most vulnerable people.  Seven weeks since the Russian invasion, an estimated six million people need…

Ukraine Update: Offensive Operation In Eastern Operation Zone, Russian Forces Intensified Attacks Near Lzyum And Sloviansk, And Russian Forces Illegally Deport 40,000 Civilian


UKRAINE (April 19, 2022)--- a Ukrainian commander on the frontline near Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, said their positions are being hit by Russian airstrikes and heavy artillery 14 hours a day. They are "desperate" for more help, he said, outgunned, and running low on ammunition,"  Christopher Miller, a journalist tweeted. https://twitter.com/ChristopherJM/status/1516141638531358720?s=20&t=kYzzo39DNoHxPHZyK6xIkA…

Ukraine Update: Volodymyr Zelenskyy handed over a completed questionnaire for Ukraine’s obtaining of the EU candidate status to Matti Maasikas


UKRAINE (April 19, 2022)--- President Volodymyr Zelenskyy handed over a completed questionnaire for Ukraine’s obtaining of the EU candidate status to Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Matti Maasikas. "I want to thank you for this important meeting. Today is one of the stages for our…

Ukraine Update: Biden To Hold Call With Allies, Global Food Supply Threatened, And Children Remain Undernourished


UKRAINE (April 19, 2022)--- US President Joe Biden will hold a call with his allies on Tuesday to discuss the war, including plans to further isolate Russia, the White House said. "The president will convene a secure video call with allies and partners to discuss our continued support for Ukraine…

A Federal Judge In Florida Reversed A National Mask Mandate On Airplanes And Other Public Transportation


FLORIDA (April 18, 2022)---A federal judge in Florida has reversed a national mask mandate on airplanes and other modes of public transportation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accusing the public health agency of exceeding its authority. Just last week, the CDC extended its federal mandate for mask…

Putin’s Former Vice-President Of Gazprombank Commits Suicide, Kills Wife And Teen


RUSSIA (April 18, 2022)--- President Vladimir Putin's former closest former confident committed suicide in Moscow.  The former "vice-president of "Gazprombank" Vladislav Avaev shot dead his wife and 13-year-old daughter, after which he committed suicide. Previously, Avaev worked in the Office of the President and in the State Duma.," tweeted by…

Ukrainian Officials Rejected Demands By Russian Forces To Lay Down Their Arms In City Of Mariupol


UKRAINE (April 17, 2022)---Ukrainian officials have rejected demands by Russian forces that defenders of the city of Mariupol should lay down their arms. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said in an interview with ABC that Ukrainian forces still in the city would "fight to the end". Troops of the Azov Battalion are…

Ukraine Update: Russians Forces Retreated From Northern Ukraine, Leaving Civilians Lying Dead In Streets Of Bucha


UKRAINE (April 17, 2022)---Russian President Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian troops invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Russian forces have since been met with "stiff resistance" from Ukrainians, according to U.S. officials. In recent days, Russian…

Three Mass Shooting: Authorities In South Carolina Investigating Shooting At A Nightclub in Hampton, Nine Injured, Two Dead, In Pittsburgh House Party


HAMPTON, S.C. (April 17, 2022) — Authorities in South Carolina say they are investigating shooting at a nightclub in Hampton County early Sunday that left at least nine people injured. It was the second mass shooting in the state over the Easter holiday weekend, and the third in the nation.…

Texas Governor Plan To Bus And Fly Illegal Immigrants To The Nation’s Capital, Helps Immigrants To Reach Destination


TEXAS (April 15, 2022)--- federal officials weighed in on Texas Governor Greg Abbott's plan to send illegal immigrants to President Joe Biden's administration in Washington, D.C.   The U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner said Gov. Greg Abbott isn’t coordinating with the agency as Texas sends migrants far from their immigration…

Migrant crossings: More than 5,000 people make journey across Channel in small boats so far this year


UKRAINE (April 14, 2022)-- About 600 people succeeded in making the perilous crossing on Wednesday despite the risk of death involved, the Home Office has said. It comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced controversial plans to fly asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing in an attempt to tackle small boat crossings…

Philadelphia Reinstated Indoor Mask Mandate: Sharp Increase In COVID-19 Infections


PHILADELPHIA (April 12, 2022)---Philadelphia became the first major U.S. city to reinstate its indoor mask mandate on Monday after reporting a sharp increase in coronavirus infections, with the city’s top health official saying she wanted to forestall a potential new wave driven by an omicron subvariant. Confirmed COVID-19 cases have…

Jafeth Ramos: Woman Charged In Murder Of Six Family Members Due Back In Chicago Court Monday


CHICAGO (April 11, 2022) - Jafeth Ramos, the woman charged in the murders of six people in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood, is scheduled to be back in court on Monday. Prosecutors said that Ramos and her boyfriend Diego Uribe Cruz killed the Martinez family in 2016 for money. Cruz did not appear to have a job, neighbor say, and…

Government Watchdog Demanding US Attorney Probe Hunter Biden In Delaware: Tens of Millions Anonymous Donations From China


DELAWARE (April 11, 2022)---A government watchdog is demanding the US Attorney probing Hunter Biden in Delaware investigate tens of millions in anonymous donations from China to the University of Pennsylvania, where an academic center is named for his father, President Biden. The Ivy League college raked in a total of $54.6…

Ukraine Has Identified 500 War Crime Suspects And At Least 5,600 Cases Of Alleged War Crimes


UKRAINE (April 11, 2022)---Ukraine's Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova said there are at least 5,600 cases of alleged war crimes, Sky News reported.  Venediktova also said Ukraine has identified 500 war crime suspects.  "It's a case about aggression. Aggression from the Russian Federation against Ukraine and these 500 suspects, it is military's…

Russian Soldiers Slept In The Most Toxic Place On Earth: “Chernobyl Nuclear Plant For A Month


UKRAINE (April 11, 2022)--Russian soldiers seem to have had a laissez-faire attitude while stationed in Ukraine at the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant – one of the most toxic places on Earth. Since one of the worst-ever nuclear disasters occurred at the plant in 1986, it has been dangerously contaminated with…

Le Pen’s , Putin Candidate Could Destabilize the Western Coalition, Le Pen’s Supporters Are Rioting Across France


FRANCE (April 11, 2022)---today  President Emmanuel Macron narrowly won the first round in the France Presidential election against far-right challenger Marine Le Pen. "Le Pen, a Putin sympathizer, could destabilize the Western coalition against Moscow, upending France’s role as a leading European power and potentially giving other NATO leaders cold…

Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Commanders, And The NFL Mourns Death Of Dwayne Haskins “Absolutely Heartbroken”


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (April 9, 2022) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was killed Saturday when he was hit by a dump truck while he was walking on a South Florida highway. Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Indiana Miranda confirmed the accident on westbound Interstate 595. Haskins was pronounced dead…