China Vows to ‘Seriously Investigate’ Genetically Altered Baby Claim

China’s National Health Commission vowed on Monday to “seriously investigate and verify” an experiment that allegedly created the world’s first genetically altered twins. In a video posted on Sunday, Professor He Jiankui from the Southern University of Science and Technology announced the birth of twin girls whose DNA had been allegedly edited to prevent the possibility of contracting HIV. … Continue reading China Vows to ‘Seriously Investigate’ Genetically Altered Baby Claim

Mexico Deported 11K Central Americans Since Mid-October — 1900 from Caravans

Mexican immigration authorities announced the deportation of more than 11,000 Central American migrants in the country illegally since mid-October. The figure includes more than 1,900 whom were parts of the various migrant caravans. Mexico’s National Immigration Institute (INM) announced the 11,000 deportations were the result of immigration checkpoints and other operations throughout throughout the country. … Continue reading Mexico Deported 11K Central Americans Since Mid-October — 1900 from Caravans

Sci-Fi Writer Claims ‘Lord of the Rings’ Is Racist Due to Treatment of Orcs

Sci-Fi and fantasy writer Andy Duncan claimed in a podcast that J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books are racist, citing the negative perceptions associated with the evil Orcs. “It’s hard to miss the repeated notion in Tolkien that some races are just worse than others, or that some peoples are just worse than others,” declared … Continue reading Sci-Fi Writer Claims ‘Lord of the Rings’ Is Racist Due to Treatment of Orcs

Exclusive–Kris Kobach: DHS Must Enlist Police in Midst of Caravan, Border Wall Needs to Be Funded Immediately

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says in the midst of a caravan of 7,000 to 10,000 Central American migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Republican-controlled Congress should immediately fund a border wall and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must enlist police to aid U.S. Border Patrol. During an interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s … Continue reading Exclusive–Kris Kobach: DHS Must Enlist Police in Midst of Caravan, Border Wall Needs to Be Funded Immediately

‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dead at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, the creator behind the wildly successful cartoon program SpongeBob SquarePants, passed away on Monday at 57-year-old after losing his battle to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Hillenburg announced he was diagnosed with the disease last March. Hillenburg got his start in animation in 1987, enrolling in the California Institute of Arts to study Experimental Animation. He was … Continue reading ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dead at 57

Louise Mensch Apologizes for Calling Parkland Survivor ‘Russian Asset’ When She Meant to Accuse Socialist Pundit

Prominent Never Trump commentator and conspiracy theorist Louise Mensch apologized on Tuesday for calling Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv a “Russian asset,” and attempting to alert the FBI. She claims she meant to accuse socialist pundit Kyle Kulinski of having Russian ties instead. In a since-deleted Twitter post, Mensch referred to Kashuv as a “Russian asset,” … Continue reading Louise Mensch Apologizes for Calling Parkland Survivor ‘Russian Asset’ When She Meant to Accuse Socialist Pundit

Xi Jinping En Espanol: Spain Belongs on China’s ‘Silk Road’

Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping published an opinion piece in the Spanish newspaper ABC on Tuesday, urging the country to join Beijing’s Belt and Road infrastructure takeover project just as Xi lands in Madrid. Xi has stops scheduled in Spain, Portugal, Panama, and Argentina this week, landing in Buenos Aires for the G-20 summit scheduled … Continue reading Xi Jinping En Espanol: Spain Belongs on China’s ‘Silk Road’

Behar Speculates Trump, Hyde-Smith ‘Don’t Care’ About ‘History and the Hurt of Mississippi’s Lynchings’

Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” the panel discussed the Mississippi Senate runoff between Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) and Democratic nominee Clinton administration Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy. Co-host Sunny Hostin, said, “That’s the problem I have with it because Mississippi is the last state that still has the Confederate flag on its flag. It passed a law … Continue reading Behar Speculates Trump, Hyde-Smith ‘Don’t Care’ About ‘History and the Hurt of Mississippi’s Lynchings’

Mexico Begins Deporting 98 Caravan Migrants After Border Rush

Mexican immigration authorities initiated the deportation process for 98 Central American caravan migrants who recently rushed an international port of entry in Tijuana, triggering crowd control tactics by U.S. authorities. The Mexican government claims some migrants tried to attack police officers. In a statement, Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) announced that 98 Central American migrants … Continue reading Mexico Begins Deporting 98 Caravan Migrants After Border Rush

Report: House Committee Reviewing Whether Twitter CEO Dorsey Gave False Testimony

The House Energy and Commerce Committee is reportedly reviewing whether Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made false statements during his testimony in September. According to the Federalist, which cited comments from “an aide” to the committee, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will be “reviewing whether Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lied to Congress during a hearing … Continue reading Report: House Committee Reviewing Whether Twitter CEO Dorsey Gave False Testimony

U.K. Shames Mark Zuckerberg for Skipping Facebook Hearing with Pic of Empty Chair

Lawmakers from nine countries condemned Mark Zuckerberg for his absence at a recent committee hearing on Facebook, posting a picture of his empty chair to social media. The Twitter account for the Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee of Parliament tweeted a photo of Mark Zuckerberg’s empty chair on Tuesday to shame him for his … Continue reading U.K. Shames Mark Zuckerberg for Skipping Facebook Hearing with Pic of Empty Chair

Donald Trump’s Disapproval Rating Peaks After Midterms

President Donald Trump is experiencing peak disapproval ratings, according to the latest Gallup poll. The tracking poll shows that 60 percent of Americans currently disapprove of Trump — the highest disapproval rating since December 2017. Only 38 percent of Americans approve of his performance as president: Just a week earlier, Trump had disapproval ratings of … Continue reading Donald Trump’s Disapproval Rating Peaks After Midterms

Jim Jordan: Only Five Weeks Left to Secure Border Wall Funding

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) warned in an interview with Fox & Friends Tuesday that Republicans have just over a month to secure border wall funding before the Democrats take over the House in the new year. [embedded content] A partial transcript is as follows:  JEDEDIAH BILA: Jim, I want to ask you about funding for the border … Continue reading Jim Jordan: Only Five Weeks Left to Secure Border Wall Funding

Four U.S. Troops Killed in Four Days in Afghanistan

The U.S. military announced Tuesday that three U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan and three more wounded when they hit a roadside bomb. The attack occurred on November 27 near Ghazni city in central Afghanistan. One American contractor was also wounded. The wounded service members and contractor were evacuated and are receiving medical care, according to … Continue reading Four U.S. Troops Killed in Four Days in Afghanistan

Army Ranger Sgt. Leandro Jasso Likely Killed by Accidental Friendly Fire by Afghan Forces

Army Ranger Sgt. Leandro Jasso was likely killed by friendly fire from partner Afghan forces, the U.S. military announced Tuesday morning. “As previously announced, a U.S. service member was killed Nov. 24 while conducting an operation to eliminate al Qaeda militants in Nimroz province. An initial review indicates Sgt. Jasso was likely accidentally shot by … Continue reading Army Ranger Sgt. Leandro Jasso Likely Killed by Accidental Friendly Fire by Afghan Forces

Facebook Contradicts Its Senate Testimony in Court: Site IS a Publisher

Despite long claiming to be a platform and not a media publisher — including in front of the Senate — Facebook is now claiming to be a media publisher in a lawsuit filed against the social media giant by an app company, which described the claim as “a complete 180.” Facebook has publicly denied being … Continue reading Facebook Contradicts Its Senate Testimony in Court: Site IS a Publisher

Ron Perlman: Trump Will Be ‘In Chains’ for ‘High Crime of Treason’

Actor Ron Perlman warned that President Donald Trump will soon be “in chains” for committing the “high crime of treason.” “And go he will. Preferably in chains. For the high crime of Treason,” Ron Perlman said in response to another social media user. And go he will. Preferably in chains. For the high crime of … Continue reading Ron Perlman: Trump Will Be ‘In Chains’ for ‘High Crime of Treason’

House Democrats to Investigate ‘White Nationalism’

Incoming House Judiciary Committee chair Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) revealed plans Tuesday to launch an investigation into the rise of “white nationalism” in the United States when Democrats take over the House of Representatives next year. In a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary … Continue reading House Democrats to Investigate ‘White Nationalism’

Jesse Kelly Warns Twitter Will Blacklist Moderates: ‘They’ll Come for You Too’

Jesse Kelly, an Iraq War veteran and former GOP congressional candidate, appeared on Fox News to discuss his recent Twitter blacklisting with host Tucker Carlson, warning moderates that “They’ll come for you too.” Jesse Kelly, an Iraq War veteran and former GOP congressional candidate, was recently blacklisted from Twitter with no explanation. The conservative veteran … Continue reading Jesse Kelly Warns Twitter Will Blacklist Moderates: ‘They’ll Come for You Too’

Mark Zuckerberg Lobbyist Says Elite Editor Posted ‘False Garbage’ on Immigration

Mark Zuckerberg’s lobbyist in Washington, DC, is slamming the Atlantic magazine for admitting some Americans are harmed by cheap-labor migration. Todd Schulte runs a pro-immigration lobbying group, FWD.us, which was set up by several billionaire and millionaire investors and CEOs, including Facebook’s Zuckerberg. His target is Jeffrey Goldberg, the progressive editor of the Atlantic magazine. Laurene Powell Jobs, the … Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg Lobbyist Says Elite Editor Posted ‘False Garbage’ on Immigration

Report: Fox News Slipped Pre-Interview Questions to Trump Official Pruitt

Fox and Friends producers gave advance interview questions to former EPA chief Scott Pruitt, reports the far-left Daily Beast. Using the Freedom of Information Act, the Sierra Club obtained emails that show Pruitt was “given pre-interview questions, a standard practice in cable news for lesser-known guests that is rarely extended to public figures or elected officials.” … Continue reading Report: Fox News Slipped Pre-Interview Questions to Trump Official Pruitt

EXCLUSIVE — First Known Image of Drug Cartel Boss ‘El Gato’ Revealed

Breitbart News publishes the first known image of the brutal Mexican cartel boss behind the assassination of an attorney in Texas. The cartel boss is known as “El Gato,” but his proper name is Jose Rodolfo Villarreal Hernandez, a one-time top boss for the Beltran Leyva Cartel who branched off and established his criminal empire … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE — First Known Image of Drug Cartel Boss ‘El Gato’ Revealed

Report: Google AI Will Avoid ‘Misgendering’ by Skipping Gendered Pronouns

A.I. used by Google in Gmail to auto-suggest words to users while they’re typing will not suggest “gender-based pronouns” for fear of misgendering people and causing offense, according to a report. Reuters reported on Tuesday that Google’s A.I. “will not suggest gender-based pronouns because the risk is too high that its ‘Smart Compose’ technology might … Continue reading Report: Google AI Will Avoid ‘Misgendering’ by Skipping Gendered Pronouns

Soros-Funded Groups Mobilize for Mike Espy in Mississippi Runoff Race

Organizations financed by George Soros are making a last-ditch effort to get Mississippi Senate candidate Mike Espy elected in today’s runoff race. Soros himself donated $10,800 to Espy’s senatorial campaign via the billionaire activist’s Soros Fund Management. MoveOn.org, which has been massively backed by Soros, has organized a phone bank and a number of other … Continue reading Soros-Funded Groups Mobilize for Mike Espy in Mississippi Runoff Race

European Consumer Groups: Google Breaks Privacy Laws by Covertly Tracking Users

Multiple European Union consumer groups have accused tech giant Google of violating EU privacy laws by covertly tracking user’s movements. Seven different European consumer groups filed complaints against Google with national regulators this week in the Czech Republic, Greece, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia and Sweden. The complaints claimed that the tech firm violated GDPR privacy laws … Continue reading European Consumer Groups: Google Breaks Privacy Laws by Covertly Tracking Users

Beto O’Rourke: Remove Confederate Plaque from Texas Capitol

Failed U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) said Tuesday that he supports the immediate removal of a Confederate plaque from the Texas State Capitol. Responding to Rep. Eric Johnson’s (D-TX) tweet voicing support for the removal of the “Children of the Confederacy Creed” plaque, O’Rourke tweeted: “I’m with Eric on this one. Take it down today.” I’m … Continue reading Beto O’Rourke: Remove Confederate Plaque from Texas Capitol

Cornyn: Texas ‘Trending More Purple Than Red’

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) on Tuesday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show” discussed Beto O’Rourke’s rise to stardom and close Senate race with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). Cornyn said O’Rourke ultimately lost to Cruz in the midterms because he is a “national Democrat” in a “conservative state,” although he added Texas is “trending more purple than red.” “[O’Rourke] … Continue reading Cornyn: Texas ‘Trending More Purple Than Red’

MSNBC Reporter with Migrants: Most Are Men, Some Haven’t Shown ‘Need for Asylum’

During a segment on MSNBC that aired on Monday, reporter Gadi Schwartz admitted that most migrants in the U.S.-Mexican border city of Tijuana who traveled with the Central American caravan were not women and children. Instead, he said they were men, and that some of them haven’t shown any “need” for asylum in the United States. … Continue reading MSNBC Reporter with Migrants: Most Are Men, Some Haven’t Shown ‘Need for Asylum’

Obama Used Tear Gas At Least 80 Times at Border

Under the Obama Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) law enforcement officials, including Border Patrol agents, utilized tear gas against migrants at or near the border at least 80 times between FY2012 and early FY2017. CBP officials reported the use of tear gas and pepper spray to push back “assaultive” caravan migrants attempting to enter … Continue reading Obama Used Tear Gas At Least 80 Times at Border