Merkel Insists ‘I’m Fine’ After Public Shaking Incidents

BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but insisted: “I’m fine.” Merkel said Saturday at the end of the Group of 20 summit in Japan that included a long-distance flight and gruelling negotiations … Continue reading Merkel Insists ‘I’m Fine’ After Public Shaking Incidents

Pictures: War Graves Found Smashed on D-Day Anniversary Restored to Former Glory

A group of First and Second World War military graves that were discovered smashed on the D-Day 75th Anniversary have been restored by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), which vowed to maintain the graves “today, tomorrow and forever.” The six graves found smashed on the day people from around the world gathered to remember the … Continue reading Pictures: War Graves Found Smashed on D-Day Anniversary Restored to Former Glory

Cartel Boss Wanted in U.S. Suspected of Ordering Ex’s Murder from Mexican Prison

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon – A drug boss wanted in the U.S. for his role in a cartel execution in Dallas is now suspected of ordering the murder of his ex-girlfriend from behind bars. The victim, a local attorney, had been threatened in the past by her ex. This week, a gunman walked up to 28-year-old Carolina … Continue reading Cartel Boss Wanted in U.S. Suspected of Ordering Ex’s Murder from Mexican Prison

MONTEITH: Without Brexit, UK Is Faced with 200 billion Bill When Eurozone Crashes

If you thought the EU’s demand for £39 billion of British taxpayers’ money was off the scale then be prepared for a shock. There’s a further huge contingent liability to the EU in the event of a Eurozone crisis of hundreds of billions pounds more, that Theresa May agreed to keep us on the hook … Continue reading MONTEITH: Without Brexit, UK Is Faced with 200 billion Bill When Eurozone Crashes

Maher: 2020 Democratic Candidates ‘Seem to Be Playing to the Twitterati’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher criticized Democratic presidential candidates for “trying to get the Twitter mob,” during the debates. Maher said, “Democrats, so often their own worst enemy. Still trying to get the Twitter mob, instead of the 98% who couldn’t give a shit about Twitter.” Maher then referenced former … Continue reading Maher: 2020 Democratic Candidates ‘Seem to Be Playing to the Twitterati’

Maher: It’s Time for Ten of the Democrats to Drop Out

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher said ten of the Democratic presidential candidates should drop out because the field is too large. Maher named former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D), Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), former Representative John Delaney (D-MD), Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA), … Continue reading Maher: It’s Time for Ten of the Democrats to Drop Out

Crisis Mode: Top ‘Beto’ O’Rourke Donors Hold Coaching Call After Poor Debate

Top donors to Robert “Beto” O’Rourke hopped on a post-debate call Thursday with advice on how to improve after poor debate performance reviews. Beto O’Rourke’s lead fundraiser organized the call that included the candidate’s top donors and bundlers, according to CNBC. Louis Susman put together plans the day before the debate to hold the call … Continue reading Crisis Mode: Top ‘Beto’ O’Rourke Donors Hold Coaching Call After Poor Debate

Jimmy Carter: Trump Administration Torture and Kidnap Migrant Children

Appearing Friday at the Carter Center, former President Jimmy Carter accused the Trump administration of torturing and kidnapping migrants children housed at U.S.-Mexico border facilities. Former President Carter: “Every day, we send a disgraceful signal around the world, that this is what the present US government stands for, and that is torture and kidnapping of … Continue reading Jimmy Carter: Trump Administration Torture and Kidnap Migrant Children

Harris Spox: Kamala Supports ‘Busing for School Integration Right Now’

Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-CA) national spokesperson said on Thursday evening that Harris even supports “busing for school integration right now.” When a national politics reporter at New York Times asked Ian Sams, Harris’s national press secretary, if Harris supported busing to integrate schools today, he replied: “Yes.” yes — Ian Sams (@IanSams) June 28, 2019 … Continue reading Harris Spox: Kamala Supports ‘Busing for School Integration Right Now’

Joe Biden Defends Civil Rights Record in Surprise Appearance with Jesse Jackson

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to activists at Jessie Jackson’s Rainbow/Push Coalition on Friday, delivering a lengthy speech defending his civil rights record after Sen. Kamala Harris highlighted his opposition to public busing during Thursday’s debate. “I heard and I listened to and I respect Senator Harris,” Joe Biden said. “But we all know … Continue reading Joe Biden Defends Civil Rights Record in Surprise Appearance with Jesse Jackson

Victor Davis Hanson: Democrats’ ‘California Credo’ for America Is a ‘Road Warrior’ Vision

Thursday’s Democrat presidential debate showcased a “California credo” that has wrought “Road Warrior” conditions in parts of the Golden State, remarked Victor Davis Hanson, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University. Hanson offered his comments on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Rebecca Mansour and special … Continue reading Victor Davis Hanson: Democrats’ ‘California Credo’ for America Is a ‘Road Warrior’ Vision

NYC Declares Climate Emergency: Earth ‘Too Hot for Safety’

New York City officials declared a climate emergency Wednesday by passing legislation calling for a nationwide response to combat the so-called “climate crises.” “The United States of America has disproportionately contributed to the climate emergency and has repeatedly obstructed global efforts to transition toward a green economy, and thus bears an extraordinary responsibility to rapidly … Continue reading NYC Declares Climate Emergency: Earth ‘Too Hot for Safety’

1975: Biden Supported Constitutional Amendment to Stop Busing

Former Vice President Joe Biden supported a constitutional amendment to prevent busing to achieve school desegregation. Biden, who is under fire for praising segregationists, was asked about the divisive issue and if he would support a constitutional amendment to resolve it during an interview with National Public Radio in 1975. “That would clearly do it,” he … Continue reading 1975: Biden Supported Constitutional Amendment to Stop Busing

The Nuclear Option: Time for Japan to Pony-Up and Help Protect America

OSAKA, Japan — America was stumped. She needed a fresh pair of eyes. Along came Donald Trump. “If Japan is attacked,” he complained on the eve of his visit here, “We will fight World War III. We will go in and protect them with our lives and with our treasure.” “But if we’re attacked, Japan doesn’t have to help us,” he … Continue reading The Nuclear Option: Time for Japan to Pony-Up and Help Protect America

The Nuclear Option: Pompeo Rebukes Iran’s ‘Childlike and Immature’ President Rouhani

KABUL — In a secret visit to Afghanistan Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored the administration’s commitment to peace and rebuked Iran for it’s “destabilizing” influence here and around the world. Asked if he could provide specific examples of Iran’s escalation of involvement to undermine peace in Afghanistan, Mr. Pompeo said he “can’t share a lot more.” But he blasted the … Continue reading The Nuclear Option: Pompeo Rebukes Iran’s ‘Childlike and Immature’ President Rouhani

Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens Could Cost American Taxpayers up to $660B a Decade

Providing free health care for all illegal aliens living in the United States could cost American taxpayers an additional $660 billion every decade in expenses. This week, half of the 24 Democrats running for their party’s presidential nomination confirmed that their healthcare plans would provide free health care to all illegal aliens at the expense … Continue reading Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens Could Cost American Taxpayers up to $660B a Decade

Kamala Harris Campaign Claims She’s ‘Very Clear’ on Health Care After Botching Debate Question

Appearing Friday on CNN, Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D-CA) 2020 communications director insisted the White House hopeful remains “very clear” on her health care position despite repeated reversals on the issue. Harris claimed Friday she misinterpreted a question during Thursday evening’s 2020 Democrat presidential debate about abolishing private health insurance. The California Democrat raised her hand when … Continue reading Kamala Harris Campaign Claims She’s ‘Very Clear’ on Health Care After Botching Debate Question

No Mentions of Mueller, Impeachment, Obstruction at Second Democrat Debate

There were zero mentions of anything related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, his investigation, impeachment, or obstruction of justice at the second Democrat debate on Thursday evening. It was significant given Democrat lawmakers’ desire to keep the investigation alive through hearings and investigations, and despite the amount of time Democrats have spent on the … Continue reading No Mentions of Mueller, Impeachment, Obstruction at Second Democrat Debate

Half of House Democrats Back Medicare for All

Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) became on Friday the 115th sponsor for Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s (D-WA) Medicare for All, meaning that nearly half of the House Democrat caucus backs the single-payer healthcare legislation. Rep. Jayapal thanked Carbajal for cosponsoring her Medicare for All legislation, making the California Democrat the 115th congressman to back single-payer health care. … Continue reading Half of House Democrats Back Medicare for All

Australia Seeks ‘Urgent Clarification’ over Student Missing in North Korea

Australia is seeking an “urgent clarification” from North Korea’s communist regime over the whereabouts of student Alek Sigley, who has been missing and out of contact from his family since Tuesday. Sigley, 29, has spent the past two years living in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang while studying at Kim Il-sung University, having been “fascinated … Continue reading Australia Seeks ‘Urgent Clarification’ over Student Missing in North Korea

Matt Rosendale Announces First Drop in Montana Health Insurance Premiums

Montana state auditor and insurance commissioner Matt Rosendale announced Friday the first drop in health insurance rates on Montana’s health insurance exchange. Rosendale spokesman Kyle Schmauch said Friday that Montana managed to lower health insurance premiums through a reinsurance program, which Montana Democrat governor and 2020 presidential candidate Steve Bullock initially opposed in 2017. “This … Continue reading Matt Rosendale Announces First Drop in Montana Health Insurance Premiums

Top U.S. Diplomat: Trump Sanctions ‘on Track to Deny Iran $50 Billion in Oil Revenue’

The unprecedented wave of economic sanctions imposed on Iran by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is “on track” to reduce Tehran’s coffers by “$50 billion” in oil revenue alone, the American special representative for the Islamic Republic told reporters on Friday. Saudi Arabia’s Al Arabiya quotes the U.S. Department of State (DOS) diplomat Brian Hook … Continue reading Top U.S. Diplomat: Trump Sanctions ‘on Track to Deny Iran $50 Billion in Oil Revenue’

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Donates $1 Million to Planned Parenthood to Fight ‘Draconian’ Abortion Laws

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says she is donating $1 million to Planned Parenthood’s political advocacy arm to help fight “draconian” abortion restrictions passed in some states. “I think this is a very urgent moment where the rights and the choices and the basic health of the most vulnerable women — the women who have been … Continue reading Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Donates $1 Million to Planned Parenthood to Fight ‘Draconian’ Abortion Laws

Somalia: Trump Airstrikes Triggering Violent Infighting Among Al-Shabaab Jihadis

Pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump’s air campaign in Somalia has prompted some factions from the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab to begin fighting each other, local media reported this week. Intelligence reports from the Somalian government “confirmed that in the morning of Thursday 27th of June, violent skirmishes broke in Jiliib pitting core Harakat Shabaab Mujahideen … Continue reading Somalia: Trump Airstrikes Triggering Violent Infighting Among Al-Shabaab Jihadis

Illegal Alien Gets Four Years in Prison for Killing Connecticut Man

An illegal alien has been sentenced to just four years in prison after hitting and killing a Connecticut man last year and then fleeing the scene. Luis Lala, a 28-year-old illegal alien, was sentenced this week to four years in prison, according to the New Haven Register, after he hit and killed 37-year-old Bobby “Sunny Ray” … Continue reading Illegal Alien Gets Four Years in Prison for Killing Connecticut Man

Poll: 5-in-9 Likely U.S. Voters Oppose Free Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

About 5-in-9 likely U.S. voters oppose proving free healthcare to illegal aliens that American taxpayers pay for, a poll this month finds. A Rasmussen Reports survey this month asked 1,000 likely U.S. voters their opinions on the sanctuary state of California’s latest law that provides full healthcare benefits to low-income illegal aliens who are under … Continue reading Poll: 5-in-9 Likely U.S. Voters Oppose Free Healthcare for Illegal Aliens

Chinese Fighter Jets ‘Buzz’ Canadian Navy Ships in East China Sea

Chinese fighter jets “buzzed” two Canadian naval ships as they sailed through the East China Sea this week, Canadian military authorities confirmed on Thursday. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon when two Su-30 warplanes flew within 300 meters of the frigate HMCS Regina and MV Asterix, around 30 meters above the ocean surface, the military said … Continue reading Chinese Fighter Jets ‘Buzz’ Canadian Navy Ships in East China Sea