Imprisoned Cuban Dissident Rapper Sews His Mouth Shut in Protest

Cuban rapper “Pupito en Sy” announced a hunger strike in solidarity with fellow hip-hop artist Maykel Castillo “El Osorbo,” who last week sewed his mouth shut while in prison to protest Cuba’s impending ban on “unauthorized” music. The ban, known as Decree 349, requires that all musicians register with the Communist Party’s Ministry of Culture before … Continue reading Imprisoned Cuban Dissident Rapper Sews His Mouth Shut in Protest

Shots Across the Bow: Theresa May Warned Over Brexit Course as MPs Abstain on Finance Bill Votes

Theresa May had a warning shot fired across her bows Monday night as Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) members of Parliament abstained from key votes on the Finance Bill, the legislation which permits the government’s programme of taxation from the budget. The Northern Irish DUP members withheld their votes from the government, in a show of … Continue reading Shots Across the Bow: Theresa May Warned Over Brexit Course as MPs Abstain on Finance Bill Votes

Charlie Kirk: First Step Act Was ‘Proven to Work’ in ‘Red States’

Charlie Kirk, founder and head of Turning Point USA, told Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on Monday that policies included within the First Step Act (FSA) have been “proven to work” in Texas. As a guest on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Today, Kirk responded to critiques of the FSA from Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) published in … Continue reading Charlie Kirk: First Step Act Was ‘Proven to Work’ in ‘Red States’

Sarah Sanders Outlines Conduct Rules for White House Reporters

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders outlined new rules for White House reporters, after restoring CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass on Monday. “We have created these rules with a degree of regret,” Sanders said in a statement. She lamented that Acosta’s behavior at the president’s most recent press conference and subsequent lawsuit required the … Continue reading Sarah Sanders Outlines Conduct Rules for White House Reporters

Ocasio-Cortez Accuses GOP of ‘Drooling’ over Her Mistakes

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) had a few choice words for Republicans on Sunday evening, accusing them of “drooling” over her errors in “real” time. Ocasio-Cortez, 29, claimed Republicans were “drooling over every minute of footage” of her, waiting for her to mess up after her recent election to Congress: Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every … Continue reading Ocasio-Cortez Accuses GOP of ‘Drooling’ over Her Mistakes

The Nuclear Option — Trigger Warning: Trump Correct About Forrest Mismanagement

These people are looking for Nero. Just so long as he keeps playing the fiddle so nicely. Literally, the world of Never-Trumpers and late-stage victims of Trump Derangement Syndrome cannot find the slightest whiff of good in anything this president does. Whether it is calling out election fraud, combatting “fake news” or trying to halt … Continue reading The Nuclear Option — Trigger Warning: Trump Correct About Forrest Mismanagement

‘Bus Driver from Heaven’ Rescues Children from California Fire

Kevin McKay, 41, evacuated 22 children from Ponderosa Elementary School in Paradise, California, on November 8. While most children had been picked up by their parents as the Camp Fire spread, nearly two dozen children were left stranded at the school. McKay spoke to the principal, and decided to evacuate them via school bus. 29-year-old kindergarten … Continue reading ‘Bus Driver from Heaven’ Rescues Children from California Fire

CNN’s Kirsten Powers: ‘All White People,’ Including Me, ‘Need to Examine’ Internal Racism

After calling all white women who support President Trump “racist,” CNN commentator Kirsten Powers doubled down on her remarks about white people in a tweet Sunday, declaring that all whites–including herself–have to “examine their own racist assumptions/white privilege.” “For those upset abt my comments about racism+Trump supporters, I also said that ALL white ppl (not … Continue reading CNN’s Kirsten Powers: ‘All White People,’ Including Me, ‘Need to Examine’ Internal Racism

Border Patrol Agents from Texas Pulled to Assist with Caravan in San Diego

Border Patrol officials pulled boots from the busy Laredo Sector to assist San Diego Sector agents with arriving caravan migrants. Laredo Sector Border Patrol officials announced that 42 agents from this busy sector are being pulled from the line to assist the San Diego Sector as they face the arrival of thousands of Central American … Continue reading Border Patrol Agents from Texas Pulled to Assist with Caravan in San Diego

Congressman-Elect Dan Crenshaw Protests Description of Trump ‘Attacks’ on the Press

Texas representative-elect Dan Crenshaw asked CBS News to “choose our words carefully” regarding President Trump’s animosity toward the media on Sunday, because he “was literally attacked.” “I would argue that our president is consistently disruptive in … press conferences, and I would argue that he treats [the press] with disrespect,” said Pennsylvania Democrat representative-elect Chrissy Houlahan on the CBS … Continue reading Congressman-Elect Dan Crenshaw Protests Description of Trump ‘Attacks’ on the Press

Leeds Trinity University: Capital Letters Trigger Students

Leeds Trinity University in the United Kingdom has told its lecturers to avoid using capital letters in their classroom handouts because they upset students, and can “scare students into failure.” The journalism department at Leeds Trinity University has cautioned its instructors against writing in capital letters on classroom paperwork such as syllabi and exam instructions … Continue reading Leeds Trinity University: Capital Letters Trigger Students

NFL to Play Mexico City in 2019 Despite Field Fiasco

The National Football League confirmed Monday that it will go ahead with plans to stage a game in Mexico City in 2019 despite having to move this season’s fixture back to the USA over pitch concerns. A statement from the NFL confirmed the decision following meetings between league commissioner Roger Goodell and Mexico’s President-elect Andres … Continue reading NFL to Play Mexico City in 2019 Despite Field Fiasco

Police: Shots Fired Near Chicago’s Mercy Hospital

Shots were fired Monday at or near Chicago’s Mercy Hospital in what could be an active shooter situation, according to emerging reports. Chicago Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi announced the incident on social media and advised residents to avoid the area: Police Activity: Reports of shots fired in the vicinity of 26th and Michigan near Mercy Hospital. … Continue reading Police: Shots Fired Near Chicago’s Mercy Hospital

Klein: Airbnb Fuels Anti-Semitic BDS Movement by Banning West Bank Jewish Homes

Airbnb has fueled the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement by announcing on Monday that it will cease to list Israeli homes in the West Bank. In singling out Jewish West Bank homes for boycott, Airbnb’s disgraceful decision not only promotes anti-Israel charges but will work to further strengthen Palestinian intransigence and the larger … Continue reading Klein: Airbnb Fuels Anti-Semitic BDS Movement by Banning West Bank Jewish Homes

Klobuchar: It’s ‘Pretty Obvious’ Whitaker ‘Is Not Qualified for the Job’

Monday on CNN’s “Right Now,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said it was “pretty obvious” acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is not qualified for the job. On her colleagues challenging the appointment in court, Klobuchar said, “I actually am supportive of what they’re doing. You see two similar cases. One, a Maryland case, and another one … Continue reading Klobuchar: It’s ‘Pretty Obvious’ Whitaker ‘Is Not Qualified for the Job’

White House Reinstates Jim Acosta’s Press Pass, CNN Dropping Lawsuit

CNN announced Monday that the White House has reinstated correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” prompting the network to drop its lawsuit against the administration over the reporter’s temporary suspension. “Today the @WhiteHouse fully restored @Acosta‘s press pass. As a result, our lawsuit is no longer necessary. We look forward to continuing to cover the White House,” … Continue reading White House Reinstates Jim Acosta’s Press Pass, CNN Dropping Lawsuit

Donald and Melania Trump Welcome White House Christmas Tree

The beautiful, nearly 20-foot North Carolina Fraser fir chosen as the White House Christmas tree arrived on Monday and was received by President Donald Trump and first lady Melania. A horse-drawn carriage carried the Mountain Top Fraser fir tree to the White House North Portico, where the president and first lady emerged from the White … Continue reading Donald and Melania Trump Welcome White House Christmas Tree

Iran-Allied Houthis in Yemen: ‘We Are Ready to Freeze and Stop Military Operations’

A senior leader of the Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen on Monday said the Shiite terrorists would stop bombing targets inside Saudi Arabia for the sake of United Nations-backed peace efforts that have failed in the past, marking the first sign of hope for the latest push to end the war that has been raging for … Continue reading Iran-Allied Houthis in Yemen: ‘We Are Ready to Freeze and Stop Military Operations’

D’Souza: If America Does Not Speak Up, Asia Bibi Has No Chance of Surviving in Pakistan

If there ever was a time for America to speak up for religious freedom, that time is now. Asia Bibi — the Christian mother of five sentenced to death nearly a decade ago under Pakistan’s arcane blasphemy laws — is, in effect, still facing a sentence, despite the Supreme Court of Pakistan overturning her actual … Continue reading D’Souza: If America Does Not Speak Up, Asia Bibi Has No Chance of Surviving in Pakistan

Michelle Wolf Calls White House Correspondents’ Association ‘Cowards’

Comedian Michelle Wolf blasted the White House Correspondents’ Association as “cowards” Monday, following their decision to not invite a comedian to the next correspondents’ dinner. “The whca are cowards. The media is complicit. And I couldn’t be prouder,” Michelle Wolf said. The @whca are cowards. The media is complicit. And I couldn’t be prouder. https://t.co/OOIFGuZ731 — … Continue reading Michelle Wolf Calls White House Correspondents’ Association ‘Cowards’

Chicago Skyscraper Elevator Plunges 84 Floors

After three hours, all occupants escaped an 875 North Michigan Avenue elevator car without hospitalization on Friday. “At the beginning I believed we were going to die,” Mexican traveler Jaime Montemayor said. “We were going down and then I felt that we were falling down and then I heard a noise–clack clack clack clack clack clack.” Mana Castillo, … Continue reading Chicago Skyscraper Elevator Plunges 84 Floors

AccuWeather: Northeast Faces ‘Frigid’ Thanksgiving, Black Friday

The Northeastern United States is likely in for a “frigid” Thanksgiving as chilly winds may bring “more rounds of snow and slick travel,” according to reports. Meteorologist Renee Duff writes the Northeast will face more “bouts of wintry weather” this week after snow blanketed parts of New York, New Jersey, and Virginia last Thursday. Washington, D.C. … Continue reading AccuWeather: Northeast Faces ‘Frigid’ Thanksgiving, Black Friday

Venezuela: Maduro Regimes Continues Military Purge as Arrests Reach Record High

Politically motivated arrests of soldiers and military personnel in Venezuela reached an all-time high in 2018, according to a report from grassroots Venezuelan site Crónica Uno published Monday. According to the latest figures, 197 members of the military are facing charges on crimes such as incitement to rebellion, treason to the fatherland, and breach of military etiquette, charges … Continue reading Venezuela: Maduro Regimes Continues Military Purge as Arrests Reach Record High

100 Chinese Tourists Raise Flag on Disputed South China Sea Island

A group of over 100 Chinese tourists swarmed Yagong Island, in the disputed Paracel Island chain of the South China Sea, this weekend for a “flag-raising ceremony” to assert China’s sovereignty over the region. Vietnam and Taiwan both claim parts of the Paracel Islands, though China has largely colonized the chain. Some of the tropical reefs … Continue reading 100 Chinese Tourists Raise Flag on Disputed South China Sea Island

Andrew Cuomo: Only ‘Extreme Conservatives, Socialists’ Oppose Controversial Amazon Deal

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo claimed in a statement that only “extreme conservatives” and “socialists” oppose New York’s controversial tax deal with Amazon in exchange for the company’s new headquarters, which was won over after New York offered Amazon billions in financial incentives. “This transaction is a lightning rod for the political rhetoric on both … Continue reading Andrew Cuomo: Only ‘Extreme Conservatives, Socialists’ Oppose Controversial Amazon Deal

EPA Region Administrator Trey Glenn Resigns After Indictment on Ethics Charges

Onis “Trey” Glenn III stepped down Sunday as the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 4 Administrator after being indicted on ethics charges in Alabama last week. BREAKING: Trump appointed #EPA Region Administrator, Trey Glenn, resigned. Glenn was indicted last week on state ethics charges. He was tied to the federal corruption trial about contamination in North Birmingham. … Continue reading EPA Region Administrator Trey Glenn Resigns After Indictment on Ethics Charges

Corbyn: Labour Will Stop Britain Fully Leaving European Union on WTO Brexit Terms

LONDON (AP) – British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says his party will try to stop Britain leaving the European Union without an agreement if Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal is rejected by Parliament. Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, said in a speech to the Confederation of British Industry that “neither the Cabinet nor Parliament … Continue reading Corbyn: Labour Will Stop Britain Fully Leaving European Union on WTO Brexit Terms

Sweden Faces Snap Election As Traditional Parties Refuse to Work With Populists

Over two months since the Swedish national election in September, no government has been formed as the centre-right alliance has nearly split over the question of working with the populist Sweden Democrats. The vote saw the traditional parties of government lose support, while insurgent parties including most prominently the Sweden Democrats saw their popularity rise. The … Continue reading Sweden Faces Snap Election As Traditional Parties Refuse to Work With Populists

Watch – Kelley Paul on Criminal Justice Reform: ‘Just Locking People Up Is Not Solving the Problem’

Kelley Paul, the wife of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), sat down with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House last week to offer her thoughts on why criminal justice reform is needed in America. Paul says she is very enthusiastic about the FIRST STEP Act, a bill that would ease federal sentencing laws and that … Continue reading Watch – Kelley Paul on Criminal Justice Reform: ‘Just Locking People Up Is Not Solving the Problem’

Poll: Americans Turn on the Social Media Masters of the Universe

A recent poll by SurveyMonkey for Axios appears to show that public opinion on social media firms has become quite negative amongst the majority of people questioned. 57 Percent of Americans surveyed believe that social media hurts democracy and free speech. A SurveyMonkey poll conducted on November 9 which questioned 3,622 adults in the United States appears to … Continue reading Poll: Americans Turn on the Social Media Masters of the Universe