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Judiciary: Former Derek Chauvin’s Defense In Georgie Floyd Trial Set Begin Tuesday


MINNEAPOLIS (Aril 13, 2021) — The defense for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death was set to start presenting its case Tuesday, following 11 days of a prosecution narrative that combined wrenching video with clinical analysis by medical and use-of-force experts to condemn Derek Chauvin’s actions.…

Racism: Black Males Picked Off One At A Time By Unclean and Corrupt Police Officers In Minnesota and Other States


BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A Black man died after being shot by police in a Minneapolis suburb during a traffic stop and crashing his car several blocks away, sparking violent protests that lasted into the early hours Monday as officers in riot gear clashed with demonstrators and the man’s…

Nuclear Site: “Iran Blames Israel For Sabotage Attack on Its Underground Natanz Nuclear Facility


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (April 12, 2021) — Iran blamed Israel on Monday for a sabotage attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges, an assault that imperils ongoing talks over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal and brings a shadow war between the two countries into the light.…

Minneapolis: Defense Attorney May Have Raised Reasonable Doubt In The George Floyd’s Case As Prosecutors Case Comes To An End


MINNEAPOLIS (April 12, 2021) — The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd ’s death enters its third week Monday, with the state nearing the end of a case built on searing witness accounts, official rejections of the neck restraint and expert testimony attributing Floyd’s death to…

Ecuador: Voters Turned Elected A Conservative Businessman In Presidential Runoff Election


QUITO, Ecuador (April 12, 2021) — Voters in Ecuador appeared to turn to a conservative businessman in Sunday’s presidential runoff election, rebuffing a leftist movement that has held the presidency for over a decade marked by an economic boom and then a yearslong recession, while in neighboring Peru a crowded…

Nuclear Facility Blackout: Natanz Atomic Facility An Act of “Nuclear terrorism”


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (April 11, 2021) — Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of “nuclear terrorism,” raising regional tensions as world powers and Tehran continue to negotiate over its tattered nuclear deal. Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy…

US News Judiciary:Ohio Supreme Court Halts Execution Of Black Male Defender Who “Slipped Through The Cracks Of The Legal System”


COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 10, 2021) — The Ohio Supreme Court delayed the execution of a convicted killer whose case federal public defenders said slipped through the cracks of the legal system. Death row inmate David Martin, 36, had been scheduled to die May 26. The Associated Press reported last year that he…

World News: Prince Charles Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Prince Phillip, “His Papa”


LONDON (Apri; 10, 2021) — Britain’s Prince Charles offered a heartfelt tribute to his “dear Papa,″ on Saturday as Buckingham Palace offered the broad outlines of a royal funeral that will be attended by the family and broadcast to the world. [embed]https://twitter.com/TowerOfLondon/status/1380842219377156102?s=20[/embed] As Queen Elizabeth II and other relatives mourned,…

World News: His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburg Has Passed Away Peacefully at Age 99


LONDON (April 9, 2021)---Buckingham Palace has confirmed the death of "His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburg.   His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor." [embed]https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1380475865323212800?s=20[/embed] Prince Philip was an extraordinary Prince.  His mother and father met at the funeral of Queen Victoria in 1901. At…

US News: Biden Announced His Gun Violence Initiatives With Constitutional Limitations


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 9, 2021)---President Joe Biden announced his bold gun violence initiative which included federal regulations and legislation needed in order for the Biden's administration to implement their gun violence plan. But Biden has not acknowledged his Constitutional power to get through his liberal agenda. Biden’s new…

World News Universe: “‘Exciting’ breakthrough at Large Hadron Collider may be key to unlocking mysteries of universe”


CANADA (April 9, 2021)---The key to understanding how the universe works may have been discovered by scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider in a breakthrough hailed as the most exciting in 20 years. Physicists have seen signs that a mystery force is interacting with other particles in a manner…

World News Canada: “Police called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s home nine times in nine months”


Police have been called to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s California home nine times over nine months, official figures reveal. Since Prince Harry, Meghan and Archie moved into their home in Montecito in July last year, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has responded to calls listed as phone…

US News Sports: Former NFL Player Fatally Shot Five People In Rock Hill, South Caroina


ROCK HILL, S.C. (April 8, 2021) — Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people, including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before killing himself early Thursday. York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson told a news conference that investigators had not yet determined a motive for Wednesday’s…

US News Court: “Texas AG Ken Paxton Sued for Blocking Twitter Critics “


TEXAS (April 8, 2021)---the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, Mari Carrillo, Josephy Cascine, Justin Champlin, Edward Espinoza, Omar Gallaga, Fatima Manair, Jennifer Ramos, John Ruffler, James Scurlock,  and the ACLU of Texas are suing Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in federal court for blocking individuals on Twitter who…

World News Health: “Australia Halts AstraZeneca Vaccine For Most People Under 50


CANBERRA, Australia (April 8, 2021) — Australia on Thursday become the latest country to restrict use of the AstraZeneca vaccine by recommending that it not be given to people under age 50. The announcement came after Australian drug regulators held a series of urgent meetings earlier in the day. The…

US News Gun Violence: President Biden To Deliver Remarks On Gun Violence Prevention


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2021)---today President Joe Biden alone with Vice President Kamala Harris, First Lady Jill Biden  and  the Attorney General to deliver remarks on gun violence prevention.   The rate of violent crimes committed with guns have declined substantially over the past 30 years.  "Debate about new…

US News Drug Conspiracy: “Nineteen indicted in drug distribution conspiracy”


Seattle (April 8, 2021) –Twenty-one people were arrested today on indictments and criminal complaints charging an extensive drug dealing conspiracy by defendants who often illegally possessed firearms, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Tessa M. Gorman. Law enforcement teams from FBI, DEA, Seattle Police Department, and other public safety organizations executed about…

US News Political: “Leaders Rodgers and Jordan Call for Extension of Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2021)---House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and House Judiciary Committee Republican Leader Jim Jordan (R-OH) are leading legislation that will continue to keep fentanyl-related substances in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. In addition, the Leaders are calling on Democrats in Congress to work with Republicans to make this move permanent. “Fentanyl is…

US News Justice: Innocent Male Freed from Florida’s Death Row After Serving 30 Years In Prison


FLORIDA (April 8, 2021)----a Florida man was ordered to be released from prison Wednesday after spending over 30 years behind bars and nearly 20 years on death. Florida's justice system looking the other way--due to Crosley Green's poor legal representation. Crosley Green, 63, is scheduled to be walking under the…

US News White House: President Biden Drew A Red Line On His $2.3 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Said He Is Open To Compromise


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2021)--today President Joe Biden drew a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan Wednesday, saying he is open to compromise on how to pay for the package but inaction is unacceptable. The president turned fiery in an afternoon speech, saying that the United…

US News White House: First Lady Jill Biden Set Forth Joining Forces A White House Initiative


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.(April 7, 2021)---today, First Lady Jill Biden, joined virtually by U.S. military families, advocates and stakeholders from around the world, set forth the priorities of Joining Forces, a White House initiative to support military and veteran families, caregivers, and survivors.   The First Lady has spent the last months hearing…

US News Puerto Rico: “CBP Seizes 96 Pounds of Cocaine inside a container on board a Cargo Vessel Arriving to San Juan from the Dominican Republic”


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (April 7, 2021)--U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized 96 pounds (44 kilos) of cocaine Tuesday within a cooling vent of a container on board cargo vessel M/V GH Pampero calling the port of San Juan from Rio Haina, Dominican Republic.   The estimated value of the seized cocaine…

World Health AstraZeneca: “EU agency to share results of probe into AstraZeneca shot”


LONDON (April 7, 2021) — The European Union’s drug regulator will announce the conclusions of its investigation into the possible connection between AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine and rare blood clots later Wednesday, including recommendations that could have far-reaching effects on the use of the shot that is key to global efforts…

Judiciary George Floyd Trial Resumes: Day Eight–A Witness To Invoke His Fifth-Amendment Right


MINNEAPOLIS (April 7, 2021)---today is day eight in the George Floyd Trail. A possible witness  is expected to attempt to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination if he’s called. Before testimony resumed Tuesday, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill deferred a decision on whether to quash a subpoena against Morries…

World News Israel-Iran: “The Floating Iranian Red Sea Base Israel Hit as Naval Battle Escalates”


ISRAEL (April 7, 2021)---New York Times quoted an anonymous U.S. official saying Israel informed the U.S. it carried out the attack Tuesday morning on the vessel described as the 'Iranian mothership' in the region. An Iranian cargo ship believed to be a base for the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard and anchored…

U.S. News: First Lady Jill Biden To Host Virtually Joining Forces Meeting To Set Priorities of the Next Phase With Military Families, Advocates and Stakeholders Phase


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7, 2021)---today  at 11:30 AM ET, First Lady Jill Biden will be joined virtually by U.S. military families, advocates, and stakeholders from around the world as she gives remarks to set forth the priorities of the next phase of Joining Forces, a White House initiative to support military and veteran families, caregivers…

World News Indonesia: Dozens Of People Still Missing After Floods And Landslides Swept Away Villages


LEMBATA (April 7, 2021)---Rescuers were searching for dozens of people still missing on Tuesday (Apr 6) after floods and landslides swept away villages in Indonesia and Timor-Leste, killing at least 120 people and leaving thousands more homeless. Torrential rains from Tropical Cyclone Seroja turned small communities into wastelands of mud,…

World News Asia: “Truck landed on train track a minute before deadly Taiwan crash”


TAIPEI (April 7, 2021)---The truck which was involved in the fatal Taiwanese express train crash last week, killing 50 people, slid onto the tracks only around one minute before the accident happened, the government said on Tuesday (Apr 6), as it released dramatic footage of the impact. The packed train carrying…

Agriculture: JFK Airport CBP Catches Highly Invasive Giant African Snails in Man’s Baggage


JAMAICA, N.Y. (April 6, 2021)-– They may be slow, but the highly invasive, slimy critters that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists caught at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday can quickly damage vital crops and structures. CBP agriculture specialists discovered 22 Giant African Snails during a baggage…

Big Tech Supports MLB: The MLB All-Star Games Follows Big Tech Supporters To Denver Allegedly Moved Due To Georgia’s Voter Election Law


 DENVER (April 6, 2021) — The All-Star Game will be played at hitter-friendly Coors Field. Major League Baseball officially announced the new venue Tuesday after pulling the Midsummer Classic from Atlanta over objections to extensive changes to Georgia’s voting laws. Coors Field last hosted the All-Star Game in 1998. The…

Designation of Representative in Paraguayan Congress for Involvement in Significant Corruption


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 6, 2021)--today Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State announced the  public designation of a Representative in the Paraguayan Legislature’s Lower House, Ulises Rolando Quintana Maldonado due to his involvement in significant corruption.  During his time as a representative, Mr. Quintana engaged in acts that facilitated transnational organized crime, undermined the…

Human Rights: Colombian Human Rights Violations NATO’s Failure


COLoMBIA (April 6, 2021)----candlelights appear--representing death, as Colombian authorities appear incapable of containing the human rights violations taking place across the country – even in situations involving state security forces in more than two decades.  In  March  Colombia saw more murders of social activists and former combatants in the peace…

“Blinken affirms America’s ‘steadfast commitment’ to NATO”


NATO ----Secretary of State Antony Blinken is pledging U.S. support for NATO as the decades-old alliance faces new global challenges. At the outset of the meeting of NATO foreign ministers on March 23-24 in Brussels, Blinken said the United States and NATO member countries share a common vision of democracy,…

London To Test Coronavirus Status Passport For Mass Gatherings At Sports Arenas, Nightclubs and Concerts


LONDON (April 4, 2021) — Britain is planning to test a series of measures including “coronavirus status certifications” over the coming weeks to see if they can allow people to safely return to mass gatherings at sports arenas, nightclubs and concerts. People attending a range of events, including conferences and…

Major League Baseball Cancels Atlanta All-Star Game May Not Be A Bad Decision: Ratings Are Down


ATLANTA, GA (April 2, 2021)---today Commissioner of Baseball Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued a state regarding the 2021 All-Star Game "Over the last week, we have engaged in thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and The Players Alliance, among others, to listen to their views."…

Two US Capitol Police Critically Injured After Being Ramed By An Unknown Assailant


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.(April 2, 2021)--today, an unknown assailant used a vehicle to ram into two United States (U.S.) Capitol police officers guarding the U.S. Capitol following the January 6, 2021 attack. [embed]https://twitter.com/BeeNewsDaily/status/1378043888242417666?s=20[/embed] The U.S. Guard has secured the perimeter and the suspect is in custody.  It has been reported…

“Jurisdiction in Huawei CFO’s case for US judge to decide: Canada”


VANCOUVER(April 2, 2021)-- Canada's attorney general on  fired back at defense accusations of US jurisdictional overreach in Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou's extradition case, saying the issue is ultimately for a trial judge to decide. Meng's lawyers argued this week that her alleged crimes took place in Hong Kong…

Biden’s Top Security Official To Meet With South Korea and Japan At US Naval Academy In Maryland To Discuss North Korea


CITY OF WASHINGTON, DC (April 2, 2021)-- Top security officials of the United States, Japan and South Korea will meet  on Friday (Apr 2) to discuss next steps on North Korea as President Joe Biden completes a policy review.  It doesn't appear that North Korea will make the next move…

Honda Recalled 2019 Accords, Civic Coupe, Sir Coupe, Civic Hatchback,, Sedan, Si Sedan, FIT, Insights, Odessey, Passport, Pilot and Ridgeline Due To Fuel Pump


(April 1, 2021)--today Honda recalled thousands of vehicle sold in America due to the fuel pumps installed in the cars "may contain defective impellers" which is the rotating part of the pump. Over time, the defective impellers could "result in a loss of engine power or vehicle stalling" which may "potentially increase…

Unemployment Job Claims Increased Report : 719,000, Claims Filed– An Increase Of 61,000 New Claims


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.(April 1, 2021)---This week's unemployment claims increased  in the week ending March 27, 2021.  The  advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 719,000, an increase of 61,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 26,000 from 684,000 to 658,000.…

Mayorkas Pledged Improvement: Cybersecurity Exposed Russian Hacking Campaign In US Government


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.(April 1, 2021)--A suspected Russian hacking campaign exposed glaring shortcomings in the U.S. government’s approach to cybersecurity, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Wednesday while promising to harness federal resources to improve public and private-sector defenses. Mayorkas pledged to improve nearly every major facet of DHS’s cybersecurity…

Delta Airlines And Coca Cola Joins BLM In Objecting To The Georgia Voting Rights Bill


ATLANTA, GA (April 1, 2021)--two weeks after Senator Raphael Warnock bumped elbows with  and joined  Delta Airline's Vice-President Shawn Cole at Delta Flight Museum vaccination site--Delta speaks out against the most systemic voter bill every passed in Georgia to protect the voters democracy. Three days ago, Senator Warnock refused "to…

“ICE removes 3 individuals convicted of sex crimes against children”


Margarito Gordian Cruz Alfredo Maldonado Maldonado Manuel Alvarez-Vazquez SEATTLE (March 31, 2021)— U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers removed three public safety threats who combined have criminal convictions by the state of Washington that include child molestation, rape of a child, and sex abuse. All three Mexican citizens and…

George Floyd’s Trial Continues With Dramatic Testimony Of Witnesses: Leading To A Mountain Of Evidence


MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 31. 2021)---The third day of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial resumes on Wednesday with testimonies from witnesses who were standing near the crime scene and new footage of George Floyd at the "Cup Foods" moments before the police were called.  On Tuesday, the teen…

Wisconsin Supreme Court Invalidated Biden’s and Evers’ Face Mask Mandate Without Republican’s Approval


MADISON, WI (March 31, 2021) – today the Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked Democratic Governor Tony Evers hopes to impose the Biden's administration new public health emergency orders to mandate face masks without the approval of the Republican-controlled state legislature.   The Biden's administration issued the mask mandate to all governors earlier…

Biden To Unveil Infrastructure Bill: Promised Infrastructure Bill Resurfaces


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 31, 2021)----President Joe Biden will unveil a $2 trillion plan to rebuild the nation's aging infrastructure, support electric vehicles and clean energy.  Biden's plan will  boost access to caregivers and their pay in a massive undertaking that would be the centerpiece of his economic agenda…

“CBP Field Operations Seizes Substantial Amount of Methamphetamine Worth Over $8 Million at Pharr International Bridge”


PHARR, Texas (MArch 30, 2021)—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility threw a monkey wrench into efforts by drug-smugglers to move illicit substances this weekend by intercepting $8,421,500 worth of alleged methamphetamine in a commercial shipment of fresh produce arriving…

“President Donald Trump launches new Website: “Outlining the Magnificent Legacy Of the 45 POTUS And Intent To Launch A Social Media Platform


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2021)---Former  President Donald J. Trump and Former First Lady Melania Trump  announced the creation of a new website outlining the "magnificent legacy" of the Trump administration. President Trump and First Lady Melania announced the launch of their website,  45Office.com, on Monday, which gives updates…

Cuomo: Another Allegation of Sexual Inappropriate Behavior Gone Unprosecuted


ALBANY (March 29, 2021)----today Gloria Allred, has  launched numerous cases on behalf of women making sexual harassment claims, held a news conference Monday in which she said another woman have  accused Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of inappropriate behavior. Allred, whose cases have attracted national attention over the decades, said the…

China’s Lab Leak: Joint WHO Study Found Origins Of COVID-19 Transmission Virus From Bats To Human Through Another Animal


GENEVA (March 29, 2021) — A joint World Health Organization-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to a draft copy obtained by The…

“Putin suffers muscle pain after receiving first jab of Russian vaccine behind closed doors”


RUSSIA (March 29, 2021)--Russian President VLADIMIR PUTIN suffered side effects after receiving his first dose of a Russian coronavirus vaccine.  The nation’s president, who chose to be inoculated in private on Tuesday, woke up with pain in his muscles, he revealed. The behind-closed-doors vaccination left commentators and opposition politicians puzzled.…

Great Britain Officials furious as EU accused of plot to ‘take control’ of AstraZeneca vaccine production


GREAT BRITAIN (March 29, 2021)---Great Britain officials are  furious as EU accused of plot to ‘take control’ of AstraZeneca vaccine production. Much of Europe is fighting a third coronavirus wave with deaths and hospitalisations rising. However the EU’s vaccination programme is lagging significantly behind the UK’s. Britain has given at least…

The Southern Border Lid: A Heartbreaking Tragedy On The Banks of The Rio Grande


SOUTHERN BORDER (March 28, 2021)---Senator Ted Cruz wrote President Joe Biden about the Southern Border crisis and about the  "eighteen U.S. Senators colleagues  visit to the border --who witnessed first hand the staggering public health and humanitarian crisis caused by the Biden's administration policies. Cruz also wrote Biden about the…

Notorious Criminal: “One of ICE’s 10 most wanted arrested in Massachusetts”


BOSTON (March 26, 2021)- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston arrested one of ICE’s Top 10 Most Wanted in the United States, a previously removed immigration fugitive citizen of Haiti who had been convicted on multiple counts of narcotics possession and trafficking. The fugitive was…

“ICE removes child molester with multiple convictions from Washington state to Mexico “


ICE removes child molester with multiple convictions from Washington state to Mexico SEATTLE (March 26, 2021) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers removed a Mexican national Tuesday, who is a dangerous public safety threat with convictions in both Washington and Oregon for egregious crimes including first degree child…

The US Strongly Condemned The Terrorist Attack In Northern Mozambique


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2021)---the United States strongly condemns the terrorist attacks and violence against civilians in Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique. The attacks show a complete disregard for the local population, which has suffered tremendously because of the terrorists’ brutal and indiscriminate tactics. We call for…

Biden’s First Press Conference:Few Reporters, Preprogramed Questions And Answers With Kudos


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 25, 2021)-----President Joe Biden held his first press conference in less than 90 days after being sworn in on January 20, 2021.  Biden's looked pale and tired and checking his notes often at the beginning of the press conference.  Later as the press conference progressed--he…

Boulder Honoring A Fallen Hero As The City Lights the Boulder Star For 10 Days In Honor Of All Victims


BOULDER, CO (March 24, 2021)--today citizens in Boulder, Colorado, are in mourning of the death of Officer Eric Talley . "Officer Eric Talley was killed heroically responding to the #BoulderShooting on Monday. His police vehicle is parked outside the @boulderpolice   station at 1805 33rd St. in memory of Eric and…

California’s 9th Circuit Misconstrued Nobility With US Constitution’s Second Amendment In Right To Carry Decision


CALIFORNIA (March 24, 2021)--A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that there is no right to carry a gun in public.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a 7-4 ruling rejected a challenge to Hawaii’s requirement that residents must pass an application to have weapons outside the home. The Court…

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Could Create Budget Deficit Amount Larger Than His Predecessors


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23,  2021)-- according to reports, President Joe Biden priority is to get a sweeping $3 trillion package of investments on infrastructure and domestic needs passed through both Houses of Congress. This will be the second big spending bill of the Biden's Administration.  If the bill…

President Biden Delivers Remarks on the Boulder, Colorado Shooting


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23, 2021)---today President Joe Biden addressed the nation about Monday's mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado. The suspect killed 10 people, including a police officer, authorities said.  The shooting Monday at the King Soopers sent shoppers and workers scrambling for safety and stunned…

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine May Included “Outdated Information”


WASHINGTON (AP) — Results from a U.S. trial of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine may have included “outdated information” and that could mean the company provided an incomplete view of efficacy data, American federal health officials said early Tuesday. AstraZeneca said in a statement that the data it released Monday included cases…

Ten Dead In A Colorado Supermarket: Shooter In Custody


BOULDER, Colo. (March 23, 2021) — the Boulder Colorado police tweeted "If you have any tips (information, video, photos) you want to submit to detectives regarding today's #BoulderShooting please submit them online via this link: https://cityofboulder-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/marpk1_bouldercolorado_gov/EjFQiWiBB9lBmFk6YirCTmIBL20oOUbT95_oC3Mma4Avng  " A shooting at a crowded Colorado supermarket that killed 10 people, including the…

“USDA Increases SNAP Benefits Up To $100 Per Household with Funding from American Rescue Plan”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, DC ( March 22, 2021) — today the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced  a 15 percent increase in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through September 2021, providing an estimated $3.5 billion to households experiencing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is made possible by…

State Department Sanctioned Two People’s Republic of China Officials: Human Rights Violations


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 22, 2021)---Today, the United States, in unity with our partners, is imposing sanctions against Wang Junzheng, the Secretary of the Party Committee of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) and Chen Mingguo, Director of the Xinjiang Public Security Bureau (XPSB) under the Global Magnitsky sanctions program.  We are…

US Supreme Court To Hear The Boston Bomber’s Death Sentence Case


Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court agreed Monday to review a lower court opinion that wiped away the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the brothers convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three spectators and injured hundreds. U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement regarding…

Trump Endorsed Representative Hice To Challenge The Incumbent Georgia Secretary


FLORIDA (March 22, 2021)---President Donald J. Trump has officially endorsed Representative  Jody Hice’s primary challenge to the Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger. "Unlike the current Georgia Secretary of State, Jody leads out front with integrity," said Trump. I have 100% confidence in Jody to fight for Free, Fair, and…

Senator Warnock Seeks Campaign Opt In Shadow Of Eight People Killed In Three Atlanta Spas Rejected Officials Conclusion: “Do Not Appear Racially Motivated”


ATLANTA (March 22, 2021)--Law enforcement officials including the director of the FBI have said the shootings in Atlanta in which eight people were killed do not appear to have been racially motivated, but the Georgia senator Raphael Warnock said on Sunday: “We all know hate when we see it.” But…

US defense secretary Austin visits Afghanistan: Meets With Afghan, U.S., Coalition Leaders


AFGHANISTAN (March 22, 2021)---Lloyd Austin, the US secretary of defense, made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday, meeting President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul. The Biden administration is conducting a review of the agreement with the Taliban and, even in the midst of  COVID-19, the secretary wanted to hear firsthand from…

Michael Spavor: China’s Diplomatic With The US and Canada Denies Over 20 Diplomats Assess To Trial


CHINA (March 22, 2021)---it is the latest development in what has turned into a diplomatic spat between China and the US and Canada. Michael Spavor was arrested two years ago along with fellow Canadian and former diplomat Michael Kovrig. “Michael Kovrig has been arbitrarily detained for more than two years…

Former President Trump Blasted President Biden’s Southern Border Policies In A Letter: “A National Disaster”


FLORIDA (March 21, 2021)----today former President Donald J. Trump wrote a letter to President Joe Biden about the state of the southern border.  Trump continues his transparency and thoughts in his letter to Biden--while the current administration places a "Gag Order" U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE) and the U.S.…

Iran threatens US Army post and top general While DC Officials Opposes the Army’s Security Plan


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 21, 2021)--Iran has made threats against Fort McNair, an Army post near the U.S. capital,  in the City of Washington, District of Columbia (DC) and against the Army’s vice chief of staff, two senior U.S. intelligence officials said. They said communications intercepted by the National Security…

White House Staffers Fired Because of Drug Use While Senator’s Schumer Drug Bill Drafted To Legalize


CITY OF WASHINGTON DC (March 20, 2021)--five White House staffers have been fired because of their past use of drugs, including marijuana, press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday. Marijuana has become a delicate issue for President Joe Biden’s administration because 15 states and Washington, D.C., allow for recreational usage, despite a…

German Police Clash With Protesters Against COVID-19 Restrictions


GERMANY (March 20, 2021) --protesters in Germany clashed with police Saturday over coronavirus restrictions, with officers using water cannons, pepper spray and batons against people trying to break through police barriers, German news agency DPA reported. Protests against government measures to rein in the pandemic also were reported in several…

Turkey Pulls Out Of Treaty Protecting Women From Violence


TURKEY (March 20, 2021)---Turkey has pulled out of the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women, a presidential decree said Friday, in the latest victory for conservatives in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s governing party. The 2011 Istanbul Convention requires governments to adopt legislation prosecuting domestic violence…

Minnesota Judge Denied Defense’s Motion To Delay or Move the Trial Of Former Minneapolis Officer Charged With Floyd’s Death


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge said Friday he won’t delay or move the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death over concerns that a $27 million settlement for Floyd’s family could taint the jury pool, but he’ll allow limited evidence from a 2019 arrest. Jury selection in…

The US and Chinese Officials Wrapped Up Two Days Of Frank Talks In Alaska While China Hopes The US Meets Them Halfway


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (March 19, 2012) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up two days of frank  talks in Alaska on Friday after trading sharp and unusually public barbs over vastly different views of each other and the world in their first face-to-face meeting since President Joe Biden took office.…

“Russian National Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Introduce Malware into a U.S. Company’s Computer Network”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2021)---a Russian national pleaded guilty in federal court today for conspiring to travel to the United States to recruit an employee of a Nevada company into a scheme to introduce malicious software into the company’s computer network. According to court documents and admissions made…

Blinken and Chinese Officials Got Off To A Rocky Start With China Alleging America Is A Human Rights Hypocrite Due To Treatment of Black Citizens


ALASKA (March 19, 2021)-The first meeting between United States (US) and Chinese officials under the new Biden administration got off to a rocky start on Thursday, with senior American diplomats accusing China of threatening world stability and Chinese officials alleging America is a human rights hypocrite due to its mistreatment…

North Korea To Sever Diplomatic Ties With Malaysia Due To Extradited Court Ruling In Favor Of The US


SEOUL (March 19, 2021)– North Korea has said it will sever diplomatic ties with Malaysia after a court ruled that a North Korean man could be extradited to the United States to face money laundering charges, state media KCNA reported on Friday. North Korea’s foreign ministry also warned Washington “will…

US And Korea Affirm Ties But Biden Wants More While Blinken Meets With China Officials In Alaska


SEOUL (March 19, 2021)– South Korea and America’s top foreign policy and defense officials on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to their alliance and a joint approach towards North Korea. United States (US)  Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Secretary Blinken and Secretary Austin had "positive…

Americans Facing Worse Time In Their Lives While House Passed Dreamers Bill To Grant Millions Citizenship, Voting Rights And Jobs


WASHINGTON (March 18, 2021) — today Americans are facing the worse time in their lives while Speaker Nancy Pelosi's House passed the "Dreamers Bill."  Migrants are crossing the Southern Border by the thousands and the Democrats are fighting to make the Dreamers United States citizens because their parents entered illegally. …

Biden To Send AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine To Canada and Mexico While EU Halted The Vaccine Due To Blood Clots


d CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2021)---President Joe Biden's administration is  finalizing plans to send millions of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine dosses to Canada and Mexico while European countries have pulled back on the vaccine due to blood clots. The White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed the administrations plans…


"Transportation Safety:DOT Has Taken Steps to Verify and Publicize Drug and Alcohol Testing Data but Should Do More adCITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2021)---today the GAO released its Transportation Safety recommendations and steps that the US Department of Transportation has to verify and publicize drug and alcohol testing data. …

Forty Republican Senators Sent A Letter To the GAO Highlighting Bidens Suspension of the Border Wall Funding


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2021)---forty Republican senators sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlighting President Joseph Biden's suspension of border wall funding and construction without lawful justification.  The senators urged caution in making changes to the wall plans that would cause further economic damage.…

“CAPITO STRESSES INVESTMENTS IN WATER AND WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE, WORKFORCE”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2021)---U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today participated in a hearing entitled “Examining the Challenges Facing Drinking Water and Waste Water Infrastructure Projects.” Witnesses for the hearing included Michael McNulty, general manager of the Morgantown Utility…

“Hagerty Demands Answers from Biden on Iran Strategy”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2021)---United States Senator Bill Hagerty today sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging answers to crucial questions on his Administration’s Iran strategy after an alarming number of Iranian-backed attacks against the United States and our allies. Hagerty’s letter notes at least 11 specific instances of Iranian…

Fed’s Say Interest Rates To Hold At Near Zero Through 2023


WASHINGTON (March 17, 2021) — The Federal Reserve foresees the economy accelerating quickly this year but still expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pinned near zero through 2023, despite concerns in financial markets about potentially higher inflation. With its brightening outlook, the Fed on Wednesday significantly upgraded its forecasts…

Senate Hearing: COVID-19 One Year Later: Addressing Health Care Needs for At-Risk Americans


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2021)---the  Special Committee On Aging will hold a hearing Thursday addressing seniors and at-risk Americans health care needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.   U.S. Senator Tim Scott is the new lead Republican on the committee.  [embed]https://twitter.com/SenateAgingGOP/status/1364698926436220929?s=20[/embed] The Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said…

Dr. Fauci, CDC Director Dr. Walensky & Federal Officials To Testify on COVID-19 Response”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.(March 17, 2021)---National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky will testify with other federal officials on the COVID-19 response Wednesday. Earlier in March federal health officials testified before the Senate Health Committee regarding response efforts to the…

Two jurors excused in Derek Chauvin’s trial after expressing the Floyd’s settlement affected their ability to be impartial


MINNESOTA (March 17, 2021)---today a jury was dismissed from the Derek Chauvin's trial--citing the George Floyd's $27 million wrongful death family's settlement. The jurors selected so far in Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd are unnamed and unseen on camera, but we do know basic details about…

“Magic is Back at Disneyland Resort! Theme Parks Plan to Reopen on April 30”


FLORIDA (March 17, 2021)---After being closed for more than one year, magic is finally returning to the Disneyland Resort theme parks! Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park are planning to officially reopen to the public on April 30, with limited capacity. You’ll soon be welcomed back to enjoy unforgettable attractions,…

Former President Trump To Decide Whether To Make Another Run For The White House After November 2022 Elections


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.  (March 17, 2021)) - Former President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would decide whether to make another run for the White House after congressional elections in November 2022. Trump has said he is committed to helping fellow Republicans try to win back control of the…

Biden’s Tours Small Businesses In Pennsylvania To Promote His American Rescue Act


PENNSYLVANIA (March 16, 2021)---President Joe Biden  has arrived in Chester, Pennsylvania, a small city in Delaware County, within the greater metropolitan area of Philadelphia. The first place he visited was a small flooring company, a Black-owned, union-affiliated business not far from the Delaware River. Biden is at the start of…

“The United States and Japan Expand Indo-Pacific Economic Cooperation”


JAPAN (March 16, 2021)--today Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi reaffirmed the vital importance of the U.S.-Japan Alliance as the cornerstone of peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and around the world during Secretary Blinken’s visit to Tokyo.  Secretary Blinken…

The U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee in Tokyo, Japan: Joint Statement


JAPAN (March 16, 2021)---today Secretary of State Blinken, Secretary of Defense Austin, Minister for Foreign Affairs Motegi, and Minister of Defense Kishi held the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee in Tokyo, Japan.  They reaffirmed that the U.S.-Japan Alliance remains the cornerstone of peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.  Japan…

“AG Pax­ton: Alas­ka, Flori­da, Mon­tana, Neva­da and Puer­to Rico Join Texas-Led Bipar­ti­san Antitrust Law­suit Against Google”


TEXAS (March 16, 2021)---today Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amended complaint alleging antitrust violations and deceptive acts by Google in its lucrative online display advertising business. Attorneys General from Alaska, Florida, Montana, Nevada, and Puerto Rico joined the lawsuit originally filed by a coalition of 10 states, led by…

“Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Virtual Meeting with Japanese Women Entrepreneurs”


JAPAN (March 16, 2021) Secretary Anthony J. Blinken released a transcript of his Virtual Meeting With Japanese Women Entrepreneurs. The Secretary is on travel to Tokyo, Japan, March 15-17 to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to strengthening our alliance and to highlight cooperation that promotes peace, security, and prosperity in…

“CVS Health President and CEO reacts to President Biden’s COVID-19 update”


WOONSOCKET, R.I. (March 16, 2021)— The following is attributed to Karen S. Lynch, President and Chief Executive Officer, CVS Health: “President Biden’s decision to double the number of participants in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program is a testament to its success, and an acknowledgment that pharmacies will continue to be…

“GM Targets Range and Battery Cost Improvements to Accelerate All-Electric Future”


DETROIT---at a Washington Post Live virtual conference, General Motors President Mark Reuss provided more details about GM’s next-generation Ultium battery chemistry and announced a joint development agreement with lithium metal battery innovator SolidEnergy Systems. GM’s lithium metal battery with a protected anode will feature a combination of affordability, high performance…

Mark Zuckerberg Changed Course: Announced “Facebook’s Plans to Help Get People Vaccinated Against COVID-19”


We’ve already connected over 2 billion people to authoritative COVID-19 information, and today as access to COVID-19 vaccines expands, we’re going even further and aiming to help bring 50 million people one step closer to getting vaccinated. To do this, we’re helping people learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and find out…

“Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2021)---today the White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials held the White House press briefing. Highlights: The President has now laid down some markers about steps to move our country back to normal activities with a fully vaccinated population, provided we all…

This Weeks American Dream and Promise Act Vote Hangs In The Balance Of Drugs, and Sex Trafficking At The Southern Border


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 15, 2021) --today GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy led a Congressional delegation of a dozen House Republican lawmakers to the Southern border in El Paso, Texas. After touring a migrant processing facility, speaking with Border Patrol agents, and surveying vulnerable areas of the border, Leader McCarthy…

Biden’s Admin Allows Cartels, Drugs, Sex Traffickers and Terrorist To Siege USA’s Southern Border


EL PASO, TEXAS—Today, Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) led a Congressional delegation of a dozen House Republican lawmakers to the Southern border in El Paso, Texas. After touring a migrant processing facility, speaking with Border Patrol agents, and surveying vulnerable areas of the border, Leader McCarthy held a news conference to…

“Germany, France, Italy and Spain among 12 countries to suspended use of AstraZeneca vaccine due to blood clots”


BERLIN (March 15, 2021) — more than a dozen counties have put a halt to using the vaccine AstraZeneca. Germany, France, Italy and Spain became the latest countries Monday to suspend use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine over reports of dangerous blood clots in some recipients, though the company and European…

South Dakota Governor Signed Bills Into Law With Hearings And The Voices Of The People


SOUTH DAKOTA (March 14, 2021)---Governor Kristi Noem signed several bills into laws last week which invest in South Dakota's broadband, education, infrastructure and health. In South Dakota, their sessions are short ---lasting 40 legislative days. But "every bill gets a hearing, its opportunity to be weighed and vetted by the…

“Treasury Department Begins Sending Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan to Americans”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2021)-– today, the United States Department of the Treasury announced that Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan will begin rolling out in tranches to millions of Americans in the coming weeks. Following passage of the American Rescue Plan, which President Biden signed…

“Senator Rick Scott Outlines Priorities in Letter to Attorney General Garland”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2021)---Today, Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland outlining his priorities for the Attorney General and the U.S. Department of Justice. In his letter, Senator Scott stressed the importance for the department to equally and fairly uphold the rule…

“Novavax Confirms High Levels of Efficacy Against Original and Variant COVID-19 Strains In United Kingdom and South Africa Trials”


GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 11, 2021 -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced final efficacy of 96.4% against mild, moderate and severe disease caused by the original COVID-19 strain in a pivotal Phase 3 trial in the United Kingdom (U.K.) of…

COVID-19 Cases Surged In Punjab, India Preparatory Schools Cause For Closure


Punjab, India (March 12, 2021)---As Covid-19 cases have started to surge again, the Punjab government has declared preparatory "leaves" for all classes in the government, government-aided and private schools, as per the announcement made by School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Friday. India recently recorded the highest rise in…

Biden Holds First Quad Summit To Ensure Vaccines Are Made Available To All Indo-Pacific People


 CITY OF , WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 12, 2021)--today the Biden's Administration kicked off its Quad Vaccine Partnership---which enhanced former President Donald J. Trump's Operation Warp Speed Plan--which has gotten America and the world to a successful COVID-19 vaccine and distribution plan. The Quad Vaccine Partnership --ensuring that vaccines have been…

Senator Warnock A Rubber Stamp for Ending The Filibuster But A No On Mental Health Funding To End Suicides Among Youth Males


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2021)---With the signing on Thursday of President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Democrats in Washington have now secured their first major achievement since winning control of the White House and both chambers of Congress. It's a victory that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer credited this week…

Judge In Floyd’s Case Grants Prosecutors Third-Degree Murder Count Against Former Minneapolis Police Officer


MINNEAPOLIS (March 11, 2021) — A judge on Thursday granted prosecutors’ request to add a third-degree murder count against a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death, offering jurors an additional option for conviction and resolving an issue that might have delayed his trial for months. Hennepin County…

“Smith, Biden Agree: Time to Repeal 2002 AUMF is Now”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 11, 2021)– Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today issued the following statement after the Biden administration explicitly supported efforts to replace the existing Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF). “Much has changed since the initial passage of the 2002…

Suspect Austin police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown and charged with murder of Michael Ramos


AUSTIN, TX (March 11, 2021)--a murder warrant has been issued for the arrest of the Austin police officer Christopher Taylor who shot and killed Michael Brown was charged with the murder of Michael Ramos , according to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office. Officer Taylor has a bond set for $100,000,…

“Alameda-based Coast Guard cutter offloads 7,500 pounds of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego”


SAN DIEGO (March 11, 2021)— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded approximately 7,500 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Wednesday. The drugs, worth an estimated $126.7 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean between January and February, representing 10…

U.S. House Voted On A Libyan Interim Government of National Unity While And Dabaiba Pledged To Deliver Libya To Safety


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2021)---the U.S. Department of State "welcomed today’s vote of confidence by the House of Representatives in support of the slate of choices put forward by Interim Prime Minister-designate Abdulhamid Dabaiba for an interim Government of National Unity.  This is a milestone toward the fulfillment of the…

The House Is Set To Vote Wednesday on Biden’s $1.9 Trill American Rescue Bill


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2021)---the House is set to  vote Wednesday morning on $1.9 trillion American Rescue Bill--dubbed the  Covid relief bill. The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, hailed Joe Biden’s $1.9tn stimulus plan as a “remarkable, historic, transformative piece of legislation” on the eve of a House vote on the measure.…

China’s Communist Party Seeking ‘Rejuvenation’ While Seeking Power, Influence, and Priviledge


BEIJING (March 10, 2021) — The catchword “rejuvenation” has been tucked into the major speeches at China’s biggest political event of the year, the meeting of its 3,000-member legislature. It encapsulates the ruling Communist Party’s overriding long-term objective: To build the nation into a truly global power, one that commands…

US Supreme Court’s Decision Not To Hear Trump’s Immigration Rule, Puts America Under Siege


CHICAGO (March 9, 2021) — The U.S. Supreme Court decide to forgo the Trump-era immigration rule denying green cards to immigrants who use public benefits like food stamps.  The decision brings to an end the Trump-era immigration rule Tuesday after the Biden administration dropped legal challenges, including before the Supreme…

Newsom Set To Give His State of the State Speech, Perhaps The Most Import Speech of His Political Career to Stop The Recall


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 9, 2021) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is set to give perhaps the most important speech of his political career Tuesday, and he’s spent weeks laying the groundwork for an upbeat address aimed at nearly 40 million people exhausted by a year of coronavirus restrictions. Newsom’s popularity…

Arkansas’s Governor Signed Into Law A Pro-Life Bill That Prohibits Abortions And Save The Life Of Mothers in Medical Emergencies


ARKANSAS (March 9, 2021)---today Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law SB6 .  "The bill is a pro-life bill that prohibits abortions in all cases except to save the life of the mother in a medical emergency." But the bill does not include exceptions for rape and inces. Governor  "I will…

Trade Increases While China’s Government Breached UN Genocide Convention In Its Treatment of Uighurs


CHINA (March 9, 2021)----the Chinese government has breached every single article of the UN genocide convention in its treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang, and bears responsibility for committing genocide, according to a landmark legal report. But yet Nations across the world are engaged in trading with China. The 25,000-word report, published…

Trial for Former Minneapolis Ex-cop Charged In Floyd’s Death Jury Selection Forges On


MINNEAPOLIS (March 9, 2021) — The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin ---charged in George Floyd’s death is moving forward according to schedule  with the selection of the jury Tuesday.  The prosecutors filed a Motion with the appellate court--which could delay the trial procedures for months as…

Six Texas State Senators Filed Several Election Voter Integrity Bills Designed To Strengthen The Election Process And Democracy


TEXAS (March 9, 2021)---Senator Paul Bettencourt and Senators Birdwell, Creighton, Kolkhorst, Hall, and Schwertner, introduced 7 legislative bills to protect voter integrity in Texas, Monday.     "The November 2020 election demonstrated  the lack of integrity within the election process," said Senator Bettencourt.   "The integrity of the voter roll is paramount…

“Joint Statement: The United States and the United Kingdom are Working Together in the Fight Against Climate Change”


LONDON (March 8, 2021)---today in London, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry joined meetings with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, and President-Designate of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UN Framework Convention on…

Vilsack Announced USDA To Invest $250 M To Help Forest Service Infrastructure


CITY OF WASHINGTON, (March 8, 2021} — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $285 million to help the Forest Service address critical deferred maintenance and improve transportation and recreation infrastructure on national forests and grasslands. This $285 million investment is made possible by the…

“Pope, top Iraq Shiite cleric hold historic, peaceful coexistence” meeting


PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (March 6, 2021) — Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Muslims in the war-weary Arab nation to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during a historic meeting in the holy city of Najaf. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani…

“Asian Americans have often needed to ‘prove’ racism. Then social media video came along”


In Sacramento, California, last Friday, a high school Spanish teacher made a slant-eyed gesture during a Zoom class. “If their eyes went up, they’re Chinese. If they’re down, they’re Japanese,” she said in a video recorded by a student. “If they’re just straight, you don’t know.” Four months earlier, a…

USA’s Economy “Already Set To Come Roaring Back” Adds 379,000 Payrolls, Unemployment rate falls to 6.2%


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.(March 5, 2021)---President Donald J. Trump's "economy "already set to roar back"  adds 379,000 payrolls, unemployment rate falls to 6.2%..  The Department of Labor reported that the economy added back the most jobs in four months in February, as easing COVID-19 case counts and a ramping vaccine…

US Demands Release of Journalist And Protestors Detained In Myanmar


CITY OF WASHINGTON, DC (March 4, 2021) — The Biden's administration stepped up its condemnation of the coup in Myanmar on Thursday, demanding that military authorities stop their brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters and release demonstrators and journalists who have been detained. The White House called the situation, including the…

“United States and Japan Hold Bilateral Security Discussions”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 4, 2021)---The United States and Japan held bilateral security discussions by video teleconference on March 4, 2021.  These discussions provided an opportunity for our two governments to demonstrate the strength and continued resilience of the U.S.-Japan Alliance.  Participants exchanged views on the Indo-Pacific security environment, including the impact of COVID-19, as well as regional…

“Treasury to Invest $9 billion in Community Development Financial Institutions and Minority Depository Institutions through Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP)”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, DC (March 4, 2021)-- today the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it was opening the application process for the Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP), a new initiative designed to support access to capital in communities traditionally excluded from the financial system and that have struggled…

Bee News Daily Spotlight: Featuring Yuma Border Patrol, CBP Electronics Seizer, DOD, the Space Development Agency’s Warfighter Council And Attack In Iraq


Bee News Daily Spotlight(March 3, 2021)---the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Defense daily news: Yuma Border Patrol agents involved in discovery of stash house 03/04/2021 12:54 PM EST YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents responding to a request for assistance from the Yuma County…

Senate Begins Considering Democrats’ $1.9T Virus Relief Bill After Senator Johnson’s Objection To Schumer Skipping Past The Reading


CITY OF WASHINGTON, DC (March 4, 2021) —  today the U.S. Senate started to debate a partisan $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. Democrats were hoping for Senate approval of the package before next week, in time for the House to sign off and get the measure to Biden quickly. They…

Tennessee’s FBI And US Marshals Recovered 150 Missing Children


NASHVILLE, TN(March 4, 2021) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with other state and federal agencies, announced the results of a “significant” operation to locate missing children in the state. The TBI provided updates on “Operation Volunteer Strong”  identified 240 children who were listed as missing, and provided details…

H.R.1 Dubbed The Newburgh Conspiracy Coup D’état That Violates States Rights and Unconstitutional


H.R. 1 was passed by the House on Wednesday. The Democrat lead House approved a  package of election and government reforms, amplifying the issue of voting rights amid a contentious national debate in the wake of the alleged stolen November elections--that violates the United States Constitution and is a coup…

Senator Cotton Blocking Judge Garland’s Confirmation Vote


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) tweeted "Democrats are trying to expedite Judge Garland's confirmation vote. "  "I'm blocking them because Judge Garland has refused to answer basic questions, including whether illegally entering the country should remain a crime," added Cotton. [embed]https://twitter.com/SenTomCotton/status/1367263200945831940?s=20[/embed] Chief Judge Garland was confirmed to…

Bee News Daily Spotlight


Ahead of Introduction of Surface Transportation Legislation, Chairs DeFazio and Norton Announce New Process for Members of Congress to Submit Their Project Priorities March 03, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC-As the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure prepares to advance surface transportation authorization legislation this spring, Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and…

“Committee Leaders Release DOT Inspector General’s Ethics Report on Former Secretary Elaine Chao”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---today, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the report from the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (DOT OIG) ethics investigation into former Secretary of Transportation Elaine…

“Treasury Sanctions Fugitive Associate of CJNG”


WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Mexican national Juan Manuel Abouzaid El Bayeh (“Abouzaid El Bayeh”) as a Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). OFAC designated Abouzaid El Bayeh for his high-level…

Federal Employees Are Deploying to Support Vaccination Efforts In Several States


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---thousands of federal employees from across all agencies are being deployed across the country to assist in efforts to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, with more expected to do so in the coming weeks.    Most of the deployed volunteer civilian workers—about 2,000 of them—have come from…

Microsoft Warns Of State-Sponsored Chinese Hackers Exploiting Multiple Zero-Days


(March 3, 2021)---today Microsoft released a statement regarding their detection of "multiple 0-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server in limited and targeted attacks. In the attacks observed, the threat actor used these vulnerabilities to access on-premises Exchange servers which enabled access to email accounts,…

Gaetz and Interest Groups Give Failing Score To USA’s Infrastructure


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---infrastructure is not limited to streets, bridges and tunnels, but our national security.  Representative Matt Gaetz, and Judiciary Committee Republicans, blast Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA.) appointment of LTG Russel Honore to lead a review of the U.S. Capitol's security infrastructure Tuesday. Today, America’s infrastructure has scored…

HHS Secretary Nominee Confirmation May Derail Due To His Failure To Protect Unborn Babies And Questionable Health Experience


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary is taking heat from Republicans for his actions in support of abortion rights. They want to define him — and the new administration — as out of the mainstream. The nomination of Xavier Becerra faces a key vote Wednesday in the Senate Finance committee.…

Biden’s OMB Nominee Withdraws Her Nomination After Key Democratic and Republican Senators Expressed Concerns for Her Tweets


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 2,, 2021)--with a nomination at the end of the tunnel for President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets.     Her withdrawal…

Governor Abbott Reopens All Businesses Texas: Rescinded Mandatory Mask


TEXAS, March 2, 2021)---today Governor Abbott announced that he is reopening Texas. The governor also  rescinded his statewide face mask orders and reopening all businesses starting next Wednesday. But, Abbott left in place social distancing and washing hands often. Abbott made the announcement Tuesday afternoon, saying that any type of…

US Sanctions Russia Over Poisoning of Putin’s Opposition Leader


The Biden administration announced sanctions of Russian officials and businesses Tuesday for a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack upon opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing. Senior administration officials did not immediately identify the Russian officials targeted but said some of them had been on a list of prominent business and political figures Navalny…

President Biden Held A Virtual Bilateral Meeting With Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2021)---today President Joe Biden and President López Obrador of Mexico held a virtual bilateral meeting. Meeting" Highlights: President Joe Biden: President Biden said "In the Obama-Biden administration, we made a commitment that we look at Mexico as an equal, not as somebody who is south of…

Bee News Daily Evening Border Patrol Spotlight


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2021)----today's border patrol spotlight arrest and detainments. Agents Seize Methamphetamine & Fentanyl During Traffic Stop 03/01/2021 01:46 PM EST SAN DIEGO — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents seized methamphetamine and fentanyl during a traffic stop last week.Agents also discovered U.S. currency and an empty pistol magazine…

Supreme Court Rejects Sidney Powell’s Muted Election Fraud Petitions without Further Comment


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2021)--today the U.S. Supreme Court rejected two mandamus petitions filed with the court by  Sidney Powell and other “ lawyers  in late December. Those cases were stylized as In re Tyler Bowyer, et al. and In Re William Feehan. The cases challenge the voter results with  the election…

Biden’s Attempt To Resurrect Iran Nuke Deal Off To A Weak Start


WASHINGTON (February 28, 2021)— The Biden administration’s early efforts to resurrect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are getting a chilly early response from Tehran. Though few expected a breakthrough in the first month of the new administration, Iran’s tough line suggests a difficult road ahead. Having made several significant overtures to…

Former President Donald J. Trump Delivered Keynote Address at the CPAC 2021: Republican Roadmap To Victories and Triumphs


ORLANDO, FL (February 28, 2021)---today President Donald J. Trump delivered the keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida.  President Trump said to CPAC and to the Republicans "We went through a journey like nobody else..." He added "we began it together four years ago, and…

“McConnell and Rogers Announce $92,200 for Pikeville’s Economic Recovery Plan”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2021) – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced today the city of Pikeville will receive $92,200 to create a strategic plan to increase medical research and advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing in the region. The federal funding, distributed by…

“Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers May Receive Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine, With Appropriate Precautions”


WASHINGTON (February 27, 2021)— today following the Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has determined that pilots and others who perform safety sensitive duties may receive the vaccine under the conditions of their FAA-issued…

North Korea ordered to pay the perils of their ancestors: $2.3 billion for kidnapping, and torturing US Navy crew


Eighty-two USS Pueblo crew members were held captive for nearly a year starting in 1968, while one was killed Awarding one of the largest-ever damages in a state-sponsored terrorism case, a U.S. federal district court has ordered North Korea to pay $2.3 billion to crew members who were captured on…

Pelosi Passed Biden’s Two Trillion Stimulus Package: Blocking Mental Health Grant Funding In Schools and Communities


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2021)--today the U.S. Congress voted to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion dollar stimulus package which included a $1400 payment to citizens--$600 less than Biden promised in Georgia during the U.s. Senate race. But the Democrats blocked a badly needed $140 million to help prevent suicides…

“Border Patrol Disrupt Another Stash House, Arrest 40 Illegal Aliens in Mission, Texas”


EDINBURG, TX (February 26, 2021)--– Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputies, and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers disrupt another stash house operation in the Rio Grande Valley. Yesterday, RGV agents received information regarding a residence in Mission, Texas, operating as an…

“President Biden on the Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal Invasion of Ukraine”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2021)--today President Joe Biden released a statement on the "Anniversary of Russia's Illegal Invasion of Ukraine Seven years ago today, Russia violated international law, the norms by which modern countries engage one another, and the sovereignty and territorial integrity of its neighbor Ukraine when it invaded…

COVID-19’s New Mutations Help The Virus Dodge The Body’s Natural Immune Response


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2021)--the Biden's  Administration launched four pilot covid-19 centers in response to the new B.1.1.7 variant. New York National Guard Armory - Yonkers, NY: FEMA and the State of New York will open the site on March 3. The site is expected to vaccinate 1,000 individuals a…

Biden’s Administration Launched Federal Pilot Community Vaccination Centers


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 26, 2021)---today the  Biden-Harris Administration has launched a comprehensive, whole-of-government effort to get more people vaccinated by increasing vaccine supply, increasing vaccinators, and increasing the number of places to get vaccinated. As part of this strategy, the Administration is supporting and launching federally-supported community vaccination centers nationwide…

“Austin Praises Nimitz Carrier Strike Group for Record-Breaking Deployment”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 25, 2021)----Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III flew out to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz off the coast of California to thank the crew for a record-setting deployment.  The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is returning after operations in U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and U.S. Central Command areas…

Bee News Daily Afternoon Spotlight: Biden Meeting With Automakers and Labor Leaders, Signing of Executive Orders, Press Secretary Briefing, and Biden Revoked Trumps Executive Orders


Readout of the White House’s Meeting with Automakers and Labor Leaders FEBRUARY 24, 2021 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Remarks by President Biden at Signing of an Executive Order on Supply Chains FEBRUARY 24, 2021 • SPEECHES AND REMARKS Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Sameera Fazili,…

“USDA Invests $42 Million in Distance Learning and Telemedicine Infrastructure to Improve Education and Health Outcomes:


WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2021 – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it is investing $42.3 million to help rural residents gain access to health care and educational opportunities (PDF, 255 KB). Rural areas are seeing higher infection and death rates related to COVID-19 due to several factors, including a much…

FDA Releases Johnson And Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Briefing Ahead of Friday’s Meeting


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 25, 2021---later this week the Food and Drug Administration, Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Meeting is poised to approve of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19-vaccine. Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot coronavirus vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials according to the US Food and Drug Administration…

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Has Obtained Trump’s Financial Records:Bias Bigotry


NEW YORK, NY (February 25, 2021)---today the Manhattan district attorney’s office has reportedly received Donald Trump’s financial records as part of their investigation into his business dealings. According to CNN, the records include millions of pages of documents. The DA's office obtained the records  three days after the US supreme…

COVID-19 Winning In Minority Communities:Biden And Harris To Celebrate Half Way COVID-19 Vaccine Mark


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 25, 2021)---today President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will host a COVID-19 milestone celebration at the White House.  Biden has delivered 50 million vaccines---towards his 100 day goal of 100 million. [embed]https://twitter.com/MissBeaE/status/1364945559807807503?s=20[/embed] But, delivering the vaccines have not gone smoothly.  In California access codes meant…

“President Biden at Signing of an Executive Order on Supply Chains”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2021)--- today, President Joe Biden signed an  "executive order that'll help address the vulnerabilities in our supply chains across additional critical sectors of our economy so that the American people are prepared to withstand any crisis and rely on ourselves." "And all this won't just strengthen…

“Readout of the White House’s Meeting With Automakers and Labor Leaders”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2021)---today the  White House held a meeting  with Automakers and Labor Leaders Today, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, National Economic Council (NEC) Director Brian Deese, and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy met with more than a dozen automotive industry manufacturers as well as labor leaders from…

“SCALISE: COVID BILL NEEDS TO FOCUS ON SCHOOLS, HEALTH, NOT LIBERAL GIVEAWAYS”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2023)—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), and Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee Jason Smith (R-Mo.) at today's leadership press stakeout to outline the devastating impacts of Speaker Pelosi's nearly $2 trillion partisan…

Biden’s Stimulus Plan Decreased Stimulus Pay For Citizens But Provides More Funding For Unemployment, Families, States, Vaccines and Equipment


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2021)---the  Republicans in the U.S. Senate have been open to another round of stimulus check since it became a campaign issue in the December Georgia special Senate elections (Biden promised voters to expect $2000). The only sticking point has been where to put the income cap…

Biden’s Goal To Distribute Millions of Face Mask To Americans in Hard Hit Areas


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus beginning next month as part of his efforts to ensure “equity” in the government’s response to the pandemic. Biden, who like Donald Trump’s administration considered sending masks to all…

“Press Briefing By White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 24, 2021)---today the White House COVID-19 response team and public health officials held a press conference the state of the vaccine and virus. Highlights: Governors to receive 2 million mask to distributed to health centers and food pantries. Biden's administration to exceed 100 million vaccines in 100…

Texas Federal Judge Stops Biden’s 100-Day Deportation Pause


HOUSTON, TX (February 24, 2021)— A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations.  U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the…

“Remarks by President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada Before Virtual Bilateral Meeting”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)--today President Joe Biden held his firs bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada. The President and the Prime Minister  was joined with Vice-President Kamala Harris, and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland of Canada,   President Biden:  President Biden said today--we're all best served when the…

Readout: President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call With Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of Iraq


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)---today  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke  with Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of Iraq. The White House released a readout of the call: The President affirmed U.S. support for Iraq's sovereignty and independence and commended the Prime Minister's leadership. They discussed the recent rocket attacks against…

“FAA Statement on Pratt & Whitney Engine Emergency Airworthiness Directive”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)---today, the FAA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) (PDF) tonight that requires U.S. operators of airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines to inspect these engines before further flight. The FAA is taking this action as the result of a fan-blade failure that occurred Saturday on…

“Salt Lake County Mayor Pens Op-Ed Urging Congress to Pass the American Rescue Plan”


Utah (February 23, 2021)--today, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson published an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune describing the challenges facing Utah families, small businesses, and local municipalities due to COVID-19, and urged Congress to pass President Biden's American Rescue Plan. In the piece, Mayor Wilson wrote: "In Utah,…

“President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau Give Statements on Their Bilateral Meeting”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)--- Highlights: President Biden: The leaders agreed to re-establish the cross border crime reform. To do more to take on racism. Agreed to modernize NOMAD. For both our nations, getting COVID-19 under control at home and around the world is the immediate priority.  We also agreed…

Congressional Hearing Hammer To Come Down On Ex-Capitol Security Officials


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)---today testifying publicly for the first time about the January 6 US Capitol attack, former security officials are poised to cast blame on the Pentagon, the intelligence community and each other for the disastrous failure to anticipate the violent intentions of the mob and defend the…

“Laredo Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Over 200 Individuals in Tractor-Trailers During the Texas Ice And Snow Storms”


LAREDO, TEXAS (February 22, 2021) – During the Texas ice and snow storms, Laredo Sector Border Patrol stopped three human smuggling attempts at its checkpoints and apprehended 230 individuals. Beginning on February 19 through February 22, human smugglers attempted to use tractor-trailers to smuggle people from the countries of Brazil,…