Lebanon’s economic depression “orchestrated by elite”, World Bank says

FILE PHOTO: A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund – World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo January 25, 2022 DUBAI (Reuters) -Lebanon’s economic depression “is orchestrated by the country’s elite” and “has come to threaten the country’s long-term … Continue reading Lebanon’s economic depression “orchestrated by elite”, World Bank says

Border Patrol Sees Record Apprehensions at Southern Border in December

U.S. Border Patrol agent Carlos Rivera guides migrants to be processed after they attempted to cross the border from Mexico into Sunland Park, N.M., September 17, 2021. (Paul Ratje/Reuters) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) apprehended 178,840 illegal immigrants at the border in December 2021, making it the worst December at the border in Department … Continue reading Border Patrol Sees Record Apprehensions at Southern Border in December

Biden to Staff in 2021: ‘I Will Fire You on the Spot’ if You Disrespect Others

President Joe Biden may have to fire himself for calling Peter Doocy a “stupid son of a bitch” because he told his staff in 2021 that he had a zero-tolerance policy toward treating others with disrespect. During a hot mic moment on Monday, Joe Biden called Peter Doocy of Fox News a “stupid son of … Continue reading Biden to Staff in 2021: ‘I Will Fire You on the Spot’ if You Disrespect Others

New York judge strikes down Hochul’s mask mandate, governor vows fight

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A New York judge on Monday ruled that Gov. Kathy Hochul’s effort to reinstate the state’s mask mandate is unlawful and “therefore void and unenforceable.” Hochul announced in December that masks will be required in all indoor public places in the state unless the businesses implement a … Continue reading New York judge strikes down Hochul’s mask mandate, governor vows fight

China has confidence to maintain full-year foreign trade operations within reasonable range

FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep-Water Port in Shanghai, China October 19, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song January 25, 2022 BEIJING (Reuters) – China has confidence that it will maintain full-year foreign trade operations within a reasonable range, Li Xingqian, a commerce ministry official told a news conference on Tuesday. (Reporting by Stella Qiu … Continue reading China has confidence to maintain full-year foreign trade operations within reasonable range

Hagerty: ‘Everything’s Moving’ Putin’s Way on S.T.A.R.T., Cyberattacks, and Nord Stream 2 under Biden

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-TN) said that Russia has seen how President Joe Biden handled the S.T.A.R.T. treaty, the Colonial pipeline attack, Biden saying that there are only some industries that Russia can’t attack, and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, and sees “Everything’s moving his way. … Continue reading Hagerty: ‘Everything’s Moving’ Putin’s Way on S.T.A.R.T., Cyberattacks, and Nord Stream 2 under Biden

FNC’s Peter Doocy: Biden Called to ‘Clear the Air’ After Calling Me a Stupid SOB

Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy said Monday on FNC’s “Hannity” that President Joe Biden called him to “clear the air” after calling him a “stupid son of a bitch,” which was caught on a hot microphone. After the press conference, Doocy asked Biden, “Do you think inflation is a political liability in the midterms?” … Continue reading FNC’s Peter Doocy: Biden Called to ‘Clear the Air’ After Calling Me a Stupid SOB

Report: Chuck Schumer Receives Campaign Donations from Russian Pipeline-Linked Affiliates

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who helped block sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project, received campaign donations from corporate PACs affiliated with two of the European companies that helped fund the pipeline, according to a report from the Washington Free Beacon. The corporate political action committees of ENGIE North America and BASF Corporation, two affiliates of European companies … Continue reading Report: Chuck Schumer Receives Campaign Donations from Russian Pipeline-Linked Affiliates

Japan business lobby shrugs off calls for uniform wage hikes

FILE PHOTO: High-rise buildings are seen at the Shinjuku business district during sunset in Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2017. Picture taken March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai January 25, 2022 TOKYO (Reuters) – The head of Japan’s biggest business lobby said on Tuesday that companies must determine wages depending on their own situation rather than in … Continue reading Japan business lobby shrugs off calls for uniform wage hikes

WATCH: Florida Man Fights Off Black Bear on Porch, Saves Dogs

Shocking video shows the moment a Florida man fought off a black bear on his porch, saving his dachshunds. The attack occurred Wednesday night in Daytona Beach, according to WFTV, and video of the incident, captured on Ring doorbell footage, was released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The video shows the black … Continue reading WATCH: Florida Man Fights Off Black Bear on Porch, Saves Dogs

Kentucky Sheriff Gifted Patrol Cars from Florida After Devastating Tornado

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office and Graves County Schools in Kentucky were recently given several patrol cars thanks to a Florida sheriff’s office. “Palm Beach County Sgt. and Trigg County native Tony Combs delivered four fully equipped patrol vehicles to Mayfield,” the West Kentucky Star reported Wednesday. Two cars were presented to the sheriff’s office … Continue reading Kentucky Sheriff Gifted Patrol Cars from Florida After Devastating Tornado

Report: L.A. Homeless Woman Hurls Coffee in Infant’s Face in Venice

A homeless woman threatened to steal an infant girl from her grandmother in Venice, California, Wednesday morning before hurling coffee in the baby’s face, according to the family. Katy Gross, the mother of nine-month-old Gilda, told KTLA the incident was her “worst nightmare.” She explained that her mother was taking Gilda to a playground when … Continue reading Report: L.A. Homeless Woman Hurls Coffee in Infant’s Face in Venice

Rocker Neil Young Demands Spotify Either Remove His Music or Blacklist Joe Rogan

Left-wing rocker Neil Young has demanded streaming giant Spotify remove his music over the platform’s refusal to blacklist podcaster Joe Rogan. In an open letter to his management team and record label, Young accused Spotify of “spreading fake information about vaccines” while issuing an ultimatum between him and Joe Rogan. “I am doing this because Spotify … Continue reading Rocker Neil Young Demands Spotify Either Remove His Music or Blacklist Joe Rogan

Waltz: Russian Invasion ‘Imminent’ and ‘Very Likely’ and Sanctions Won’t Work Due to Biden Policies Promoting Russian Energy over U.S.

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends First,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) said that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is “imminent and it’s very likely” and that sanctions will not be effective because “the Germans are not going to get on board” with any sanctions regime due to President Joe Biden’s … Continue reading Waltz: Russian Invasion ‘Imminent’ and ‘Very Likely’ and Sanctions Won’t Work Due to Biden Policies Promoting Russian Energy over U.S.

Poll: Majority of Voters Think Economy Is Unfair Under Biden

Roughly 60 percent of voters think the economy is “not very fair” (29 percent) or “not at all fair” (31 percent), according to a Rasmussen poll released on Monday. The survey found that only seven percent of voters believe the economy is “very fair,” while 26 percent think the economy is “somewhat fair.” The findings are … Continue reading Poll: Majority of Voters Think Economy Is Unfair Under Biden

Amazon, Facebook Spend Millions Lobbying Congress for More Legal Immigration, Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

Two of the nation’s largest tech conglomerates, Amazon and Facebook, spent millions last year lobbying members of Congress to back legislation expanding legal immigration levels and amnesty for illegal aliens, records show. In all of last year, Amazon spent $20.3 million on lobbying lawmakers — including on bills that would have benefited the multinational corporation’s … Continue reading Amazon, Facebook Spend Millions Lobbying Congress for More Legal Immigration, Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

New Mexico Governor Calling in the National Guard as Substitute Teachers

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) announced Wednesday she will be asking National Guard members and state employees to become certified to fill in as substitute teachers as teacher staffing shortages continue to skyrocket. Along with “encouraging” National Guard members and state employees to become licensed substitute teachers, the governor’s “Supporting Teachers and Families” … Continue reading New Mexico Governor Calling in the National Guard as Substitute Teachers

Fulton County judges approve special grand jury for district attorney’s probe of Trump

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Fulton County Superior Court approved a request from Democrat Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis to impanel a special grand jury for a criminal investigation into former President Trump‘s possible efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. Christopher S. Brasher, who … Continue reading Fulton County judges approve special grand jury for district attorney’s probe of Trump

Australian business confidence bruised by coronavirus surge

FILE PHOTO: Shoppers wear protective face masks inside a store as businesses re-open to vaccinated patrons in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regulations easing, following months of lockdown orders to curb the rise in the number of cases, in Sydney, Australia, October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Loren Elliott January 25, 2022 SYDNEY (Reuters) – A measure … Continue reading Australian business confidence bruised by coronavirus surge

Singapore’s central bank tightens monetary policy on inflation risks

FILE PHOTO: A view of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s headquarters in Singapore June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside January 25, 2022 SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s central bank said on Tuesday it was tightening its monetary policy settings, in an out-of-cycle move, as inflation risks rise. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) manages monetary policy through … Continue reading Singapore’s central bank tightens monetary policy on inflation risks

Supreme Court to Rule on Racial Preferences in College Admissions

WASHINGTON, DC – The Supreme Court will decide whether colleges can use racial preferences when deciding which students to admit for both public and private schools, reconsidering a half-century of legal precedent in a pair of cases the justices will hear this fall. One case involves the University of North Carolina (UNC). That school considers … Continue reading Supreme Court to Rule on Racial Preferences in College Admissions

Dozens of Chinese Aircraft Invade Taiwan Airspace as White House Distracted with Ukraine

China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) sent a fleet of 39 aircraft into the southwest corner of Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Sunday, Taiwan News reported, noting the incursion marked the highest number of PLAAF planes to enter Taiwan’s ADIZ in a single day since October 2021. The PLAAF ordered “24 Shenyang … Continue reading Dozens of Chinese Aircraft Invade Taiwan Airspace as White House Distracted with Ukraine

Migrant Apprehensions in December Jump 139 Percent over Prior Year

The apprehension of migrants in December along the southwest border with Mexico jumped for the second straight month to 170,186, federal officials reported on Monday. This represents an increase of more than 139 percent over the same month in 2021. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 170,000 migrants who illegally crossed the border between ports … Continue reading Migrant Apprehensions in December Jump 139 Percent over Prior Year

FNC’s Jesse Watters Jokes to Peter Doocy: ‘I Think the President’s Right — You Are a Stupid SOB’

Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy said Monday on FNC’s “The Five” that he did not hear President Joe Biden calling him a “stupid son of a bitch,” which was caught on a hot microphone. After the press conference, Doocy asked Biden, “Do you think inflation is a political liability in the midterms?” Biden … Continue reading FNC’s Jesse Watters Jokes to Peter Doocy: ‘I Think the President’s Right — You Are a Stupid SOB’

Report: China Hid over 100 Deaths During Torrential July Floods

Chinese Communist Party officials in China’s Henan province “either concealed or delayed” the documentation of 139 deaths from floods that devastated the east-central region in July 2021, Bloomberg reported Sunday. Bloomberg reported the finding on January 23 citing as its source an original investigation by China’s State Council, or chief administrative authority, into flooding that ravaged … Continue reading Report: China Hid over 100 Deaths During Torrential July Floods

Virginia A.G. Miyares: School Boards ‘Stood By’ While Schools Closed, But Will Sue over Keeping Parents from Making Decisions on Masks

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares (R) reacted to the lawsuit filed by Virginia school boards against Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R) executive order lifting mask mandates in school by stating that those school boards “certainly stood by and stayed silent when the previous governor shut down … Continue reading Virginia A.G. Miyares: School Boards ‘Stood By’ While Schools Closed, But Will Sue over Keeping Parents from Making Decisions on Masks