Thursday, September 30, 2021

Another hoax? Missouri school district says racist graffiti was painted by non-white student

A Missouri school district announced Tuesday that racist graffiti found in a high school bathroom was part of a “hate hoax” carried out by a non-white student.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hoax-missouri-school-district-racist-graffiti-painted-non-white-student

Pelosi's bishop calls for massive 'campaign of prayer and fasting' for 'her conversion of heart' on abortion

The archbishop of San Francisco is calling for a "campaign of prayer and fasting" for the conversion of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's heart as she pursues abortion legislation.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pelosi-cordileone-abortion-prayer-fasting

Republicans demand briefing on jailed Marine officer who blasted military leaders over Afghanistan

Republican Reps. Nancy Mace and James Comer demand the Defense Department provide information on the Marine officer who was jailed after speaking out against President Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/republicans-demand-briefing-jailed-marine-officer-afghanistan

Brian Laundrie's conflicting stories about cellphone

During an Aug. 12 domestic altercation between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie that a witness said was over a phone, Laundrie initially told officers he doesn't 'have a phone,' but pulled a phone out about 40 minutes later and showed it to officers.

University of Pittsburgh accused of 'lowering the cone of silence' with new fetal tissue probe

The University of Pittsburgh is facing sharp backlash after it announced a D.C.-based law firm would conduct a purportedly "independent" investigation of its fetal tissue practices. 

Noem severs ties with Lewandowski following sex misconduct allegations

Republican Gov. Kristi Noem of South Dakota is cutting ties with Corey Lewandowski, one of her top political advisers, in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations made against him.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kristi-noem-severs-ties-corey-lewandowski-sex-misconduct-allegations

Could McAuliffe's run for Virginia governor be tanked by sinking Biden approval, Dems' infrastructure fight?

President Biden's flagging approval ratings and intra-party squabbles among Democrats in D.C. are key factors in a close Virginia gubernatorial race that has less than five weeks to go until Election Day.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mcauliffe-run-virginia-governor-sinking-biden-approval-infrastructure-fight

SC mom allegedly came to 11-year-old daughter’s school, threatened 6th grade bullies in hallway

A South Carolina mother was arrested this week after coming into a middle school and approaching two sixth grade girls whom she claims were bullying her 11-year-old daughter online.

Florida man confesses to killing woman in 2011: 'Couldn't live with the guilt anymore'

Benjamin Moulton walked into the Manatee County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday and confessed to the unsolved murder of a woman found strangled and dumped in a remote area in 2011, authorities said.

Biden continues string of family-related hires with nomination of Rep. Clyburn's daughter to fed commission

Jennifer Clyburn Reed, daughter of Rep. Jim Clyburn, was nominated by President Biden to serve as the federal chairperson of the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission (SCRC), a currently inactive commission established in 2008 that was "created to address economic distress" in the southeastern region of the US.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-nominates-jim-clyburn-daughter-fed-commission-family-related-hires

Democratic Texas mayor blasts Biden over border crisis: 'It was working under Trump'

Democratic mayor of Laredo, Texas, said former President Trump’s immigration policies were "working" and President Biden has allowed the situation at the U.S. southern border to get out of control.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/democratic-texas-mayor-biden-border-crisis-trump

Cold case murder of Massachusetts teen solved without DNA technology, suspect arrested in Georgia

A cold case unit's "relentless investigative work" helped solve the three-decades-old cold case murder of 17-year-old Patricia Moreno in Massachusetts.

Trump blasts Milley as 'weak sister' on Afghanistan

Former President Trump sounded off on Gen. Mark Milley after learning of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff's phone calls to his Chinese counterpart in which he said he would give a warning if Trump were planning a military strike.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-blasts-milley-weak-sister-afghanistan

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Border Patrol agents must be vaccinated by Nov or face being fired: Whistleblower

A whistleblower has come forward saying that U.S. Border Patrol agents have been put on alert that they must be fully vaccinated by November or face being fired.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/border-patrol-agents-told-get-covid-vaccinated-face-being-fired-whistleblower

Biden's former ATF nominee Chipman accuses White House of abandoning him during confirmation

President Biden’s former nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) said he felt like an “island” during his confirmation process.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-former-atf-nom-chipman-accuses-white-house-abandoning-during-confirmation

Top Republican says ISIS suicide bomber was prisoner released from Bagram Air Base, cites Indian intel

A top Republican on a key military panel said he reviewed intelligence that the ISIS suicide bomber that killed 13 U.S. service members outside of Hamid Karzai International Airport in August was a prisoner released from Bagram Air Base after the Taliban seized control of the facility.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/top-republican-says-isis-suicide-bomber-was-prisoner-released-from-bagram-air-base-cites-indian-intel

Stefanik proposes 9/11-style commission to examine US involvement in Afghanistan

EXCLUSIVE: House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik doubled down on her calls to establish a 9/11-style commission to examine the United States’ involvement in Afghanistan, after top Pentagon officials testified in both the House and Senate this week, raising more questions on the Biden administration’s “failed” withdrawal of U.S. military assets.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/stefanik-proposes-9-11-style-commission-to-examine-us-involvement-in-afghanistan

Dallas firefighters, residents injured after gas explosion at apartment complex

Multiple Dallas firefighters and residents were injured in a Wednesday explosion at an apartment complex, according to media reports.

Arizona community seeing more drug overdoses than COVID-19 deaths, fentanyl seizures spike

More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. last year, with fentanyl being a major contributor to that high number. In Pinal County, Sheriff Mark Lamb says they’ve had more overdose deaths than COVID-19 deaths last year.

North Carolina-based nonprofit honors WWII veteran with parade for his 100th birthday

A group of Jeep owners and enthusiasts dedicated to giving back to the community hit the road over the weekend, giving a WWII veteran a surprise parade for his birthday.

Lori Vallow's brother recalls talk with sister: 'I knew right then and there that the kids were dead'

The older brother of Lori Vallow, the so-called "doomsday cult" mom charged in the deaths of her two children and her former husband, grew concerned when she and their other brother adopted apocalyptic beliefs.

Top military officials say they knew civilians were killed in US drone strike within hours



source https://edition.cnn.com/politics/live-news/afghanistan-withdrawal-house-hearing-09-29-21/index.html

Indiana woman shoots and kills suspected burglar in home

A woman in Indiana fatally shot a suspected burglar who kicked in her door in the middle of the night.

Federal judge suspends ban on mask mandates in South Carolina schools

New mask guidance for South Carolina schools was released Wednesday by the state's superintendent of education and department of education.

Brian Laundrie manhunt: Florida park surveillance footage part of FBI investigation

The FBI is looking at surveillance footage from the area of Florida’s Fort De Soto Park as part of their investigation into the whereabouts of Brian Laundrie, who has allegedly been missing since mid-September, Fox News has learned.

Ted Cruz challenges AOC to 'cry in front of the Biden cages' as border crisis rages

Sen. Ted Cruz ripped into President Biden’s border response before blasting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her infamous crying photo outside a sparsely populated road leading to a border facility in Tornillo, Texas.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ted-cruz-aoc-cry-biden-cages-border-crisis

'Squad' member Cori Bush's jewelry, dresses from constituents raise ethics 'red flags,' watchdog says

Gifts Rep. Cori Bush receives from her constituents raises red flags with ethics rules, a watchdog told Fox News.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/squad-member-cori-bush-jewelry-dresses-from-constituents-raise-ethics-red-flags-watchdog-says

Taliban warns US against invading airspace or face 'negative consequences'

The Taliban on Wednesday warned the U.S. against flying drones over its “sacred airspace” or there could be “negative consequences.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/taliban-warns-u-s-invading-afghanistan-airspace-negative-consequences

Last year's heroes, this year's scapegoats: Frontline workers livelihoods at stake over vaccine mandates

Essential workers were heralded last year as heroes as they continued in-person work while the coronavirus spread across the nation. Now, those same workers are facing terminations, resignations and retirements due to vaccine mandates implemented by the government and private organizations.

Congressional Baseball Game means something extra to Steve Scalise, 4 years after shooting

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise said the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at Nationals Park is a little extra special to him, in an interview with Fox News at the final practice before the big game.

Milley confirms he told China he would call ahead of US attack, claims Esper ordered calls based on intel

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley confirmed that he told his Chinese counterpart that he would “call” to warn of any potential U.S. attacks on Beijing, maintaining he had that conversation at the direction of then-Defense Secretary Mark Esper after assessing intelligence suggesting heightened Chinese concerns about escalation between the two “great” powers.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/milley-confirms-he-told-china-he-would-call-ahead-of-us-attack-claims-esper-ordered-calls-based-on-intel

Trump not on stage but front and center in Virginia, New Jersey gubernatorial debates

Former President Trump’s not on the ballot this November in Virginia and New Jersey, but he’s center stage in the top-of-the-ticket campaigns in the only two states to hold gubernatorial elections in the year after a presidential contest.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-virginia-new-jersey-gubernatorial-debates

Reporter's Notebook: Progressives, moderate Dems trapped in congressional version of 'Schmigadoon!'

On Capitol Hill, left-wing lawmakers and a faction of centrists are "together" when it comes to big concepts like major upgrades in infrastructure and even a substantial social spending plan. But not everything is rosy.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/progressives-moderate-dems-trapped-congressional-schmigadoon

Pentagon leaders blame State Department for chaotic Afghanistan evacuation of civilians

Top Pentagon officials blamed the State Department for not beginning evacuations of civilians from Afghanistan sooner, calling the efforts "chaotic."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pentagon-leaders-blame-state-department-chaotic-afghanistan-evacuation-of-non-combatants

American Families Plan will weaken the American family, says mother of two

The more government provides for the needs of families, the weaker the family becomes, Heather Smith, a mother of two, told Fox News in an interview.

Border counties to sue Biden for 'failure to enforce the laws'

The county in Texas that witnessed the flood of 30,000 migrants earlier this month has said it will unite with neighboring counties to sue the Biden administration and force reform at the southern border.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/border-counties-to-sue-biden-for-failure-to-enforce-the-laws

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Florida suspect accused of shooting deputy during traffic stop captured after 5-day manhunt

The alleged “cop killer” former Marine who fatally shot a Florida deputy during a traffic stop was apprehended by authorities Tuesday, concluding a 5-day manhunt that sent schools into lock down.

Psaki acknowledges Biden spending carries a cost, says wealthy to 'pay more' to cover expense

Psaki acknowledges that Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda will carry a cost, saying the White House is asking top earners in America to “pay more.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/psaki-acknowledges-bidens-agenda-will-carry-a-cost-says-top-earners-should-pay-more-to-cover-cost

Texas Gov. Abbott says his state is bypassing Biden admin limits on lifesaving COVID monoclonal antibodies

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday said his state has bypassed the Biden administration's limits on monoclonal antibodies – a lifesaving COVID-19 treatment -- by obtaining its own supply.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/abbott-texas-biden-covid-amonoclonal-antibodies

Psaki claims military advisers were 'split' on troops in Afghanistan, despite Milley testimony

Press secretary Jen Psaki said military advisers were "split" on leaving U.S. troops in Afghanistan, despite testimony Tuesday that top officials advised keeping at least 2,500 troops in the region.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/psaki-claims-military-advisers-split-troops-in-afghanistan-milley-testimony

Coast Guard accused of 'modern-day inquisition' over vetting of requests for religious exemptions to vaccine

The U.S. Coast Guard is facing scrutiny after it allegedly issued guidance on how to vet the sincerity of service members' requests for a religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate – prompting criticism that it's conducting a "modern-day inquisition."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/coast-guard-covid-vetting-inquisition

North Carolina hospital system Novant Health to fire 175 employees who refused COVID vaccine mandate

North Carolina’s Novant Health is set to fire an estimated 175 employees this week after the group of medical professionals refused to comply with the hospital system’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Texas man arrested for allegedly killing 3, including child, dumping dismembered bodies in burning dumpster

A Texas man has been arrested in connection to a triple homicide in which the dismembered bodies, including that of a child, were discovered inside a burning dumpster in Fort Worth last week, authorities said Tuesday.

The first freeze of the season: How to prepare

As fall begins, states across the U.S. are bracing for the first freeze of the 2021 season.

Florida deputy dies after being shot by former Marine

A Florida sheriff’s deputy died Sunday – two days after he was shot twice by a former Marine he had pulled over, authorities said.

Milley says resigning would be 'incredible act of political defiance,' under Cotton pressure

Gen. Mark Milley said he will not resign after President Biden ignored his recommendation to keep at least 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying to do so would be an “incredible act of political defiance."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/milley-resigning-incredible-act-political-defiance-tom-cotton

Protesters outside Mayorkas' house unfold giant foil blanket tying Biden to Trump

Protesters flocked to the home of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to object the immigration policies currently in place at the southern border.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mayorkas-house-protesters-giant-blanket-biden-trump

Utah deputies arrest fugitive sex offender who escaped mental institution and hid in national parks

Utah deputies have arrested a dangerous fugitive and sex offender in Wayne County – after the U.S. Marshals warned he may have been drifting from campground to campground in several Western states.

Sheriff's office renews calls for info on missing Miya Marcano

Orange County Sheriff's Office once again turned to social media Tuesday for any information regarding the disappearance of 19-year-old Miya Marcano.

New Jersey, Virginia, showdowns tonight in the nation's only two 2021 gubernatorial races

The major candidates in the only two states to hold gubernatorial elections this November face off Tuesday night on the debate stage.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-jersey-virginia-showdowns-tonight-in-the-nations-only-two-2021-gubernatorial-races

New Hampshire prioritized non-White individuals for COVID-19 vaccines: federal complaint

A D.C.-based think tank filed a federal complaint alleging that New Hampshire violated federal civil rights law by prioritizing non-White people for vaccinations.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-hampshire-lawsuit-non-white-vaccines-covid

Utah construction worker rescued after being fully buried at site, fire officials say

A Utah construction worker was rescued after being "completely buried" in an apparent accident on Monday evening, authorities sai...