Saturday, September 25, 2021

The 74-year-old 'Black Widow' killer who murdered her lovers with cyanide

At 75, Isao Kakehi was in good health and in love.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/asia/japan-black-widow-killer-intl-hnk-dst/index.html

Team US on the brink of regaining Ryder Cup behind Dustin Johnson excellence



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/rider-cup-0926-intl-app/

Migration will continue as long as inequality persists, says Haiti's prime minister



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/haiti-crisis-0926-intl/

Emergency crews respond to Amtrak derailment in Montana

Emergency response crews are on the scene of an Amtrak train derailment in Havre, Montana, which has left several passengers temporarily stranded.

Gabby Petito homicide: For Dog the Bounty Hunter, search for Brian Laundrie is personal

Dog the Bounty Hunter arrived at Brian Laundrie’s parents’ home Saturday, knocked on the door and met silence – but he’s already picked up a scent.

Manhunt underway for suspect after north Florida deputy critically shot

A north Florida deputy was critically injured after he was shot during a traffic stop, leading authorities to launch a manhunt for the suspect, who remains at large.

House-passed measure includes $6.3 billion for Afghan refugee resettlement, path to green cards

The Democratic-controlled House this week passed a continuing resolution that included language requested by the White House that would fund the resettlement effort of tens of thousands of Afghans to the tune of $6.3 billion, while also giving a timetable for them to be eligible for green cards.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-passed-cr-6-3-billion-afghan-refugee-resettlement-path

Black Lives Matter leader calls Bill de Blasio's vaccine mandate 'modern day freedom papers'

A leader within the Greater New York chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement is chastising New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for residents, referring to it as “modern day freedom papers.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/black-lives-matter-leader-calls-nyc-vaccine-mandate-modern-day-freedom-papers

Acting CBP chief 'shocked' by images of Border Patrol on horses, as administration doubles down

FIRST ON FOX: The acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told staff in an email Friday that he is "shocked" by images that show Border Patrol agents on horseback blocked Haitian migrants in Del Rio – just hours after President Biden repeated a false claim that the images show migrants being "whipped" and promised to make them "pay."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/acting-cbp-chief-shocked-images-of-border-patrol-on-horses

Biden administration has removed just 2K of 30,000 migrants who surged border in Del Rio

The Biden administration has removed just 2,000 of the more than 30,000 migrants who surged to the border in Del Rio in September, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Friday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-administration-has-removed-just-2k-of-30000-migrants-who-surged-border-in-del-rio

Migration will continue as long as inequality persists, says Haiti's prime minister as Del Rio bridge crisis ends

The tens of thousands of people sheltering in the shadow of Texas's Del Rio bridge have gone, but their trials continue. And they will not be the last, as Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry warned on Saturday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/americas/ariel-henry-claude-joseph-haiti-chile-brazil-migrants-intl-latam/index.html

Laundrie family spends National Daughter's Day ducking scrutiny as Petito's parents plan funeral

Saturday is National Daughters Day – and the parents of New York’s Gabby Petito – who mourners around the country have called “America’s daughter” – spent it preparing for her Sunday funeral.

Federal judge blocks New York City COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Education Department employees

A federal appeals judge has blocked a New York City COVID-19 mandate, set to take effect on Monday, from being enforced on teachers and other staff members in the NYC Department of Education.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/federal-judge-blocks-new-york-city-covid-19-mandate-for-education-department-employees

‘City of the Walking Dead:’ Junkies shoot up in broad daylight in Midtown

The Garment District is Gotham’s newest shooting gallery, a disturbing heroin hotspot of addicts booting up in broad daylight.

Houston man who killed teen in road rage incident after Astros game released from jail

A Texas man charged with killing a teenager in a road rage incident made bail Friday, according to the victim’s father.

Sergio Garcia becomes player with most matches won in Ryder Cup history

Sergio Garcia made Ryder Cup history on Saturday, becoming the player with the most matches won in the famous competition.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/golf/sergio-garcia-ryder-cup-history-spt-intl/index.html

Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger argue with officials in drop controversy at Ryder Cup

US pair Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger cut frustrated figures during their Saturday morning foursomes clash in the Ryder Cup after being denied a free drop by two sets of officials.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/golf/brooks-koepka-drop-controversy-ryder-cup-spt-intl/index.html

California woman charged with arson in spreading Fawn Fire

A California woman has been arrested by authorities on suspicion of starting the state's 6,820-acre Fawn Fire. 

George P. Bush pushes back on WH whipping narrative, shares video of Border Patrol horses without 'whips'

Bush traveled to the southern border on Saturday amid the illegal immigration crisis plaguing the Biden administration.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/george-p-bush-talks-mounted-border-agents

Taliban put alleged kidnappers' bodies on display

The Taliban in Afghanistan have put on public display the bodies of four men who were killed after they allegedly carried out a kidnapping in the western city of Herat.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/asia/afghanistan-taliban-kidnappers-bodies-intl/index.html

Prince Andrew's attorneys acknowledge he has been served with US court papers

Prince Andrew's lawyers acknowledge he has been served with legal papers in a civil sexual assault case against him, as do lawyers for the woman accusing him of sexual abuse, according to documents filed Friday in New York federal court.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/us/prince-andrew-lawyers-us-court-papers-served-intl/index.html

Hochul launching purge of Cuomo cronies from Albany: sources

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has launched a purge of agency heads and other officials appointed by her disgraced predecessor Andrew Cuomo — with at least nine bureaucrats either resigning or being told they’ll be out of a job within the next few days, sources told The Post on Friday night.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hochul-launching-purge-cuomo-cronies-albany-sources

COVID cover: Biden issues new Covid policy to distract from multiple crises

President Biden has issued various vaccine mandates and coronavirus policies as his administration juggles multiple crises and a plummeting approval rating.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-coronavirus-policy-distraction-crises

Friday, September 24, 2021

Mayorkas doubles down on Border Patrol criticism, even as 'whip' narrative crumbles

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas doubled down on his criticism of Border Patrol horse patrol agents who had blocked Haitian migrants from entering the U.S., claiming the images "conjured up" America's history of "systemic racism" – even as the narrative promoted by the White House that migrants were whipped continues to crumble.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mayorkas-doubles-down-border-patrol-criticism-whip-narrative

Second Tennessee judge blocks Gov. Bill Lee's mask opt-out

A federal judge affirmed a lower court ruling saying that Knox County public schools must implement a mask mandate, a blow to Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's order allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements.

Ohio man wielding ax in critical condition after police try subduing him three different ways

An ax wielding man was spotted in Cleveland, Ohio.

Reps. Greene, Dingell get into shouting match on Capitol steps over abortion bill

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was involved in a shouting match with Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell on the steps of the Capitol Building over the subject of abortion.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/reps-greene-dingell-get-into-shouting-match-on-capitol-steps

Kristi Noem's decision to reject girls' sports bill faces new scrutiny amid questions of lobbyist's influence

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is encountering heightened scrutiny over decision to reject women's sports legislation, with many questioning the influence of a longtime advisor – Matt McCaulley – who also has ties to the state's top employer.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/noem-matt-mccaulley-sanford-womens-sports

US lawful permanent resident trapped in Afghanistan with family: 'I don't believe I'm getting out safe'

EXCLUSIVE: A former combat interpreter with the U.S. military in Afghanistan, also a permanent resident of the United States, is trapped in the Taliban-controlled country after traveling to Kabul in July to attempt to evacuate his family amid the Biden administration’s withdrawal of military assets from the region. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/us-lawful-permanent-resident-afghanistan-interpreter

Coroner confirms body found in Illinois River is missing ISU graduate student Jelani Day

The LaSalle County coroner confirmed Thursday that a body found in the Illinois River on Sept. 4 is missing Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day. 

Police ID man who shot 15 people at Tennessee Kroger: Report

Police in Tennessee identified ​​UK Thang as the shooter who opened fire in a Kroger grocery store Thursday, injuring 15 and killing one person.

11-year old pistol whips driver in St. Louis, helps mom in carjacking

A boy, estimated to be 11 years old, pistol whipped a driver as he helped his mom commit a carjacking in St. Louis on Tuesday.

Abortion rights bill: Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar only Democrat to buck party in vote

Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar was the only Democrat to vote against Democrats' abortion rights bill Friday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/henry-cuellar-democrats-abortion-bill

Border Patrol stunned as Biden goes to war with his own agents over false 'whipping' allegations

President Biden on Friday took aim at Border Patrol agents who are at the frontlines of the crisis at the southern border, repeating false and widely-debunked claims that agents “strapped” migrants, and promising to make those agents “pay” -- leading to shock and anger from agents.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/border-patrol-agents-biden-backs-claims-whipping-promises-agents-pay

Watch: Video shows Orlando officers being ambushed in broad daylight

Bodycam video of a shootout between Orlando police and three suspects shows quick actions of police officers ambushed in broad daylight.

Miami-Dade man connected to mass shooting outside banquet hall arrested

22-year-old Devonta Barnes was arrested for allegedly acting as a lookout for a May 30 mass shooting that killed three people and injured 20.

Gabby Petito Case: Brian Laundrie search sparks comparisons to Eric Rudolph manhunt

The search for fugitive Brian Laundrie has drawn comparisons to similar manhunts for criminals who tried to evade the FBI and authorities – and one who succeeded for years. 

Minnesota university boosts police presence year after cutting ties, crime plummets

Crime decreased at the University of Minnesota last month after the school beefed up its police presence, which came a year after the school largely cut ties with the Minneapolis Police Department amid protests over the death of George Floyd.

Gabby Petito update: Former Utah police chief urges public to 'wait and see' amid Moab response probe

NORTH PORT, Fla. – A former Utah police chief has come to the defense of the Moab police officers who responded to a mid-August 911 call involving Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie, amid news of a probe into the way the incident was handled, according to a local report. 

Harris says CBP on horseback 'evoked' images of slavery, treatment of indigenous people in chaotic interview

In a chaotic interview with The View Friday, Vice President Kamala Harris likened aggressive acts by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers on horseback at the southern border with the historical treatment of slaves and indigenous Americans.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/harris-border-patrol-evoked-images-slavery-the-view-interview

South Dakota's Noem delays social studies standards amid concerns over left-wing influences

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is delaying consideration of new social studies standards as critics have accused her of allowing left-wing influences to taint the state's curriculum. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/south-dakota-noem-social-studies-left-wing-influences

Man who shot 15 people at a Tennessee Kroger was a third-party vendor, police say

Tennessee officials revealed that the gunman behind the shooting at a Kroger on Thursday was a third-party vendor of the grocery store.

Brian Laundrie search: North Port police under fire as Gabby Petito person of interest remains elusive

The search for Brian Laundrie is now in its sixth day at Florida’s Carlton Reserve as some continue to criticize the North Port Police Department over how the person of interest in Gabby Petito’s death has managed to elude law enforcement.

Biden says he will get COVID-19 booster shot after approval from FDA, CDC boss

President Biden on Friday said he plans to get “booster” shot of the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID vaccine, after the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the third dose for Americans over 65, those with an underlying health condition, and frontline workers at higher risk of exposure to coronavirus.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-covid-19-booster-shot-fda-cdc-coronavirus

Pelosi announced Trump's first impeachment inquiry 2 years ago today

Former President Trump was impeached twice and found not guilty twice. Two years ago today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the first impeachment inquiry.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pelosi-trump-first-impeachment-inquiry-two-years-ago

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Fawn Fire in Northern California quickly spreads, prompting evacuation

Northern California authorities have ordered evacuations in response to a new wildfire spreading in the area.

Memphis police respond to shooting at Kroger grocery store that left 12 injured, 1 dead

Memphis police officers are on the scene of a shooting at a Kroger grocery store.

Federal piracy: Popular YouTuber 'Omi in a Hellcat' speaks out on case

New Jersey resident and popular YouTube personality "Omi in a Hellcat" has spoken out about a federal piracy case that has unfolded over the past couple of years. 

Moab to investigate police handling of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito altercation

The City of Moab, Utah, tells Fox News on Thursday that it is launching an investigation into how police handled an August incident between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie.

9 House members vote against Israel Iron Dome funding as Tlaib accused of anti-Semitism

Nine members of Congress voted against Iron Dome funding, led by top members of the 'Squad'

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/israel-iron-dome-house-members-vote-against-funding

Florida Rep. Wilson tells Biden to 'pay' migrants not to come to US

Florida Democrat Rep. Frederica Wilson on Thursday called on President Biden to “pay” those fleeing Latin America for the U.S. southern border to “incentivize” them to remain in their country of origin.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/florida-rep-wilson-tells-biden-pay-migrants

Border Patrol union chief says Biden using 'whip' furor to deflect from handling of migrant crisis

Brandon Judd, head of the Border Patrol union, is accusing the Biden administration of using a controversy over agents on horseback blocking Haitian migrants to “deflect” from its own handling of the crisis at the border -- while saying the furor is “completely and totally demoralizing” for agents.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/border-patrol-union-chief-biden-admin-whip-furor-handling-migrant-crisis

Cuomo accuser Lindsey Boylan slams ex-aide DeRosa over 'coup' op-ed

Lindsay Boylan, the first woman to publicly accuse former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, blasted former Cuomo aide Melissa DeRosa after DeRosa shared a Newsday op-ed that defended her old boss.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cuomo-accuser-lindsey-boylan-slams-ex-aide-derosa-over-coup-op-ed

AOC bashes Biden over Guantanamo Bay migrant detention contractor search

Ocasio-Cortez said it is 'utterly shameful' that DHS is searching for a contractor that can speak Haitian Creole at a facility that processes Haitian migrants found at sea.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/aoc-bashes-biden-guantanamo-bay-migrant-detention-contractor-search

House approves $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome defense system

The House on Thursday easily approved a bill to provide funding for Israel's Iron Dome after it was removed from a separate bill to prevent a government shutdown and suspend the nation's borrowing limit.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/23/politics/iron-dome-house-vote/index.html

Man assaults nurse who vaccinated his wife against Covid-19

Police are looking for a man in Canada they say punched a nurse in the face multiple times, knocking her to the ground after she administered a Covid-19 vaccine to his wife without his permission.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/23/americas/covid-vaccine-assault-nurse-canada-trnd/index.html

Inside the exquisite linguistic ceasefire between the US and France

Benjamin Franklin would have been proud. An exquisite linguistic ceasefire between the US and France was crafted this week in the finest tradition of the founding father and diplomat.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/23/world/meanwhile-in-america-september-23-intl-latam/index.html

Search for missing geologist in Arizona continues 3 months after disappearance from desert job site

Daniel Robinson disappeared in Arizona on June 23 after leaving a job site near Buckeye.

Woman stranded in Washington DC flood waters saved by bus full of Marines: 'Most American thing ever'

A woman stranded in floodwaters in Washington, D.C., last week was rescued by a bus full of U.S. Marines who helped push her vehicle through the rising water to safety.

College students' less enthusiastic for Biden immigration policies after Del Rio photos

President Biden’s support on college campuses has taken a dive along with his approval numbers after video and photos surfaced of Haitian migrants in Del Rio, Texas. 

State Department frustrated by Iran stonewalling on nuclear talks

The State Department is becoming frustrated with Iran refusing to say when they may re-enter nuclear talks, officials told Fox News Thursday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/state-department-iran-stonewalling-nuclear-talks

The 74-year-old 'Black Widow' killer who murdered her lovers with cyanide

At 75, Isao Kakehi was in good health and in love. source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/asia/japan-black-widow-killer-intl-hnk-dst/index....