George Washington U. Decides ‘Girls Who Code’ Club Violates Discrimination Policy

George Washington University told several student clubs this week that their policies violate the university’s rules on discrimination. One student organization, a computer programming club that was previously exclusively open to females, will now be required to admit male students. According to a report by the College Fix, 23 student groups at George Washington University … Continue reading George Washington U. Decides ‘Girls Who Code’ Club Violates Discrimination Policy

Harris Tells Blacks to Vote for Biden Despite Her and His Record of Incarcerating Minorities

Democrat vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke in Georgia on Friday in an effort to court the black vote despite her record as a prosecutor in California and presidential candidate Joe Biden’s role in the a 1994 crime bill, both backgrounds that have led to the incarceration of minorities. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on questions … Continue reading Harris Tells Blacks to Vote for Biden Despite Her and His Record of Incarcerating Minorities

Russia’s National Wealth Fund seen at around 12.5 trillion roubles by end-2020: TASS cites finance minister

FILE PHOTO: Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov delivers a speech during a session of the lower house of parliament in Moscow, Russia March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina October 25, 2020 MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Sunday that the size of the National Wealth Fund will stand at around 12.5 trillion … Continue reading Russia’s National Wealth Fund seen at around 12.5 trillion roubles by end-2020: TASS cites finance minister

Paris to Open ‘Shooting Rooms’ for City’s 5,000 Crack Addicts

Paris’s local government is looking into opening “shooting rooms” for the city’s estimated 5,000 crack cocaine addicts. The government, which has had approval from Health Minister Agnes Buzyn, will shortly launch a citizen’s consultation on the plans and is looking at several sites across the city to accommodate crack users. Among the locations, according to a … Continue reading Paris to Open ‘Shooting Rooms’ for City’s 5,000 Crack Addicts

Electricity Shutoff Looms for 450,000 in California as High Winds Approach

More than 450,000 electricity customers could lose power Sunday evening as the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) pulls the plug to reduce the risk of wildfires in expected high winds. SfGate.com reported: On Friday evening, Pacific Gas and Electric announced a wide-ranging Public Safety Power Shutoff warning that could affect as many as 38 … Continue reading Electricity Shutoff Looms for 450,000 in California as High Winds Approach

Poll: Trump AND Biden Voters Agree UK is Closest U.S. Ally

The UK is viewed as America’s closest ally right across the U.S. political divide, a poll released this week shows. Research by London-based agency Public First found both Donald Trump and Joe Biden supporters rated Britain as their closest friend – even beating out neighbouring Canada which was pushed down into second place. The polling … Continue reading Poll: Trump AND Biden Voters Agree UK is Closest U.S. Ally

Pence defends Trump COVID-19 response, claims administration ‘literally saved hundreds of thousands’

Vice President Mike Pence has again defended the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, telling “Life, Liberty & Levin” in an interview airing Sunday night that he is “absolutely convinced” the White House’s actions “literally saved hundreds of thousands of American lives.” Pence also responded to Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s criticism of the administration, … Continue reading Pence defends Trump COVID-19 response, claims administration ‘literally saved hundreds of thousands’

Air Force vet would be California’s first Black GOP woman elected to US House

An Air Force veteran in Southern California would be the state’s first Black Republican woman elected to a U.S. House seat if she’s able to unseat her Democratic opponent in November, according to a report. “I am driven every day by the sacrifice of those that came before me,” Aja Smith, who was deployed to Qatar in … Continue reading Air Force vet would be California’s first Black GOP woman elected to US House

Exodus: Europe’s Jewish Population Plummets as Antisemitism Drives Emigration

The number of Jews living in Europe today is just a tenth of what it was just 140 years ago, a new study reveals, as France leads a surge in emigration due to antisemitism. The staggering drop is shown in a study compiled by Jewish demographers Prof Sergio Della Pergola and Dr Daniel Staetsky and is detailed in … Continue reading Exodus: Europe’s Jewish Population Plummets as Antisemitism Drives Emigration

Turkey’s Erdogan Questions Sanity of France’s Macron over Attitude to Muslims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on Saturday saying he needed “mental checks” for daring to criticize Muslims and Islam. As Breitbart London reported, Macron has spoken out forcefully on Islam and its followers in France after local teacher Samuel Paty was publicly beheaded for showing cartoons of Muhammad in class. … Continue reading Turkey’s Erdogan Questions Sanity of France’s Macron over Attitude to Muslims

Tensions at Italian Migrant Centre Under Quarantine Erupt into Violence

Tensions are at a boiling point at a migrant centre under lockdown in Valderice, after being the site of several brawls, violent incidents, and arsons. Following a series of incidents, the Italian carabinieri now patrols the area near the centre along with the Guardia di Finanza — a militarised police unit under the jurisdictions of … Continue reading Tensions at Italian Migrant Centre Under Quarantine Erupt into Violence

Athens Police Hand Out E100k in Coronavirus Fines in Just Two Hours

Athens police conducted an operation to find businesses in violation of Greece’s coronavirus guidelines, and handed out a total of €100,000 worth of fines. Hellenic Police (ELAS) and the Athens municipal police conducted the checks in central Athens on Wednesday night, after the government announced measures to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. At … Continue reading Athens Police Hand Out E100k in Coronavirus Fines in Just Two Hours

Live Updates: Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination advances toward Senate vote

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced her support for Judge Amy Coney Barrett during a floor speech in the Senate on Saturday, making it more likely that Republicans will have enough votes to confirm Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Republicans hold a 53-seat majority in the Senate. Only two Republicans — Murkowski and Susan Collins of Maine … Continue reading Live Updates: Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination advances toward Senate vote

SABIC third-quarter net profit up 47% as sales volume rises, some impairments reversed

October 25, 2020 DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) <2010.SE>, the world’s fourth-biggest petrochemicals firm, reported a 47% rise in third-quarter earnings, beating expectations on higher sales volume and output. SABIC reported a net profit of 1.09 billion riyals ($291 million) in the quarter that ended on September 30, up from 740 million … Continue reading SABIC third-quarter net profit up 47% as sales volume rises, some impairments reversed

Brazil soars to China’s No. 3 crude oil supplier in September

October 25, 2020 BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brazil jumped to China’s third-biggest crude oil supplier in September, import data showed on Sunday, as China’s independent refiners scooped up cheap supplies of the South American exporter’s relatively high quality oil. Imports from Brazil hit 4.49 million tonnes, up from 2.96 million tonnes a year earlier, data from … Continue reading Brazil soars to China’s No. 3 crude oil supplier in September

Live Updates: Trump, Biden hit battleground states as campaign enters last full week

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden hit several battleground states Saturday with just over a week to go until Election Day. Trump covered four states — Florida, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Ohio — while Biden rallied in Pennsylvania.  Follow below for updates.  Mobile users click here.  http://feeds.foxnews.com/~r/foxnews/politics/~3/6xF-OjXp8tE/live-updates-trump-biden-hit-battleground-states-as-campaign-enters-last-full-week Continue reading Live Updates: Trump, Biden hit battleground states as campaign enters last full week

Fact Check: 19 False Claims in Barack Obama’s Speech for Joe Biden in Florida

President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Florida on behalf of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Saturday, in the course of which he stated at least nineteen false claims about President Donald Trump and his record. From the transcript: 1. “He doesn’t have a plan” for coronavirus. Obama cited the presidential debate on Thursday. However, … Continue reading Fact Check: 19 False Claims in Barack Obama’s Speech for Joe Biden in Florida

Live updates: Amy Coney Barrett confirmation vote expected Monday

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced her support for Amy Coney Barrett Saturday during a floor speech in the Senate, strengthening the Republican votes to confirm the judge on Monday. Republicans hold a 53-seat majority in the Senate. Only two Republican senators — Murkowski and Susan Collins of Maine — have openly opposed moving on Barrett’s nomination before the … Continue reading Live updates: Amy Coney Barrett confirmation vote expected Monday

AOC tells Jane Fonda it’s OK to be Trump’s ‘public enemy No. 1’: ‘That’s a good thing’

Being attacked President Trump is a “badge of honor,” U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told actress Jane Fonda during an online interview last week. “If the worst and most authoritarian, borderline — or probably, actually — fascistic president in modern history considers me public enemy No. 1, I think that’s a good thing. I’m doing a great job,” the … Continue reading AOC tells Jane Fonda it’s OK to be Trump’s ‘public enemy No. 1’: ‘That’s a good thing’

Report: Rapper Offset, Cardi B’s Husband, Briefly Detained During Pro-Trump Demonstration in Beverly Hills

Rap star Offset, one third of the group Migos, and Biden surrogate Cardi B’s Husband, was briefly detained by police on Saturday in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, during a pro-Trump demonstration, according to multiple reports. Variety reports: Offset broadcast part of the incident to 30,000 people live on Instagram, after Cardi B, his wife, posted footage … Continue reading Report: Rapper Offset, Cardi B’s Husband, Briefly Detained During Pro-Trump Demonstration in Beverly Hills

Kamala Harris caught on hot mic checking rally location: ‘Are we in Cleveland?’

A hot mic appeared to catch Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris checking her location before addressing supporters Saturday. “Are we in Cleveland?” she was heard quietly asking an aide before yelling to supporters, “Hey, Cleveland, it’s Kamala!” Video of the incident circulated widely on social media, with retweeters including Eric Trump, son of the president.  … Continue reading Kamala Harris caught on hot mic checking rally location: ‘Are we in Cleveland?’

Marc Short, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, tests positive for coronavirus

Marc Short, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the vice president’s office confirmed Saturday night. “Today, Marc Short, Chief of Staff to the Vice President, tested positive for COVID-19, began quarantine and assisting in the contact tracing process,” Devin O’Malley, press secretary for Pence, said in a … Continue reading Marc Short, chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, tests positive for coronavirus

WATCH: BLM Activists Assault Black Veteran, Steal American Flag in Los Angeles

A crowd of protesters attacked and assaulted a Black man who claimed to be a veteran. During the disturbance that lasted nearly ten minutes, the crowd is seen assaulting the man multiple times and at one point they steal an American flag from him. “It’s going down in Los Angeles right now,” Kitty Shackleford tweeted … Continue reading WATCH: BLM Activists Assault Black Veteran, Steal American Flag in Los Angeles

Mike Pence Chief of Staff Marc Short Contracts Coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence’s Chief of Staff, Marc Short, tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday. “Today, Marc Short, Chief of Staff to the Vice President, tested positive for COVID-19, began quarantine and assisting in the contact tracing process,” a statement from the vice president’s office to reporters read. Short is one of Pence’s closest … Continue reading Mike Pence Chief of Staff Marc Short Contracts Coronavirus

Mike Pence Chief of Staff Mark Short Contracts Coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence’s Chief of Staff, Mark Short, tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday. “Today, Marc Short, Chief of Staff to the Vice President, tested positive for COVID-19, began quarantine and assisting in the contact tracing process,” a statement from the vice president’s office to reporters read. Short is one of Pence’s closest … Continue reading Mike Pence Chief of Staff Mark Short Contracts Coronavirus

Brad Pitt Narrates World Series Ad Painting Joe Biden as Bipartisan Unifier

Actor Brad Pitt has thrown all the way down for Joe Biden, voicing an ad for Democratic presidential nominee that aired Saturday night during the World Series. “America is a place for everyone,” Brad Pitt says in the 60-second spot. “Those who chose this country. Those who fought for it. Some Republicans. Some Democrats. And most, … Continue reading Brad Pitt Narrates World Series Ad Painting Joe Biden as Bipartisan Unifier

Wisconsin Rally: Donald Trump Plays Video of Joe Biden on Defunding Police

President Donald Trump continued playing videos of former Vice President Joe Biden’s worst moments on the campaign trail at a campaign rally in Wisconsin on Saturday. “Biden constantly lies, and he said he won’t defund the police,” Trump said, and added, “We have tapes.” The video featured Biden talking about how he once experienced a … Continue reading Wisconsin Rally: Donald Trump Plays Video of Joe Biden on Defunding Police

Harris: Voting for president is about ‘honoring ancestors’ who fought for civil rights

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris headed to Cleveland  Saturday to reach out to voters in one of the closest races for the presidency in the U.S. President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are in a dead heat, with Trump leading by less than 1 percentage point in Ohio, according to Real Clear Politics, which takes the average … Continue reading Harris: Voting for president is about ‘honoring ancestors’ who fought for civil rights

Donald Trump: Barack Obama Was ‘In Shock’ that Joe Biden Actually Won

President Donald Trump commented at a campaign rally in Wisconsin on Saturday that former President Barack Obama took his time endorsing his former Vice President Joe Biden for president. “You know, it took him like a long time, right? You know why?” Trump asked. “Because Obama was in shock that this guy won. He was … Continue reading Donald Trump: Barack Obama Was ‘In Shock’ that Joe Biden Actually Won

Former ICE director blasts Biden for Obama administration’s immigration policy

Former ICE Director Tom Homan on Saturday pushed back against 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden after he accused the Trump administration of executing family separation immigration policy. “I get angry every time they push a false narrative about this administration,” Fox News contributor Homan told “Fox & Friends.” Homan pushed back on the notion that children … Continue reading Former ICE director blasts Biden for Obama administration’s immigration policy