Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Family reacts to death of Temple University senior shot and killed during robbery

The family of a Temple University senior shot and killed during a robbery Sunday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, have released a statement about his death.

Scott Peterson moved from death row ahead of resentencing hearing

Scott Peterson, a California man convicted of murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son in 2002, has been moved from death row ahead of a resentencing hearing scheduled for Dec. 8, according to jail records.

NYC woman charged with murder of man covered in written messages: 'I touch little girls'

Rene Ayarde, 28, has been charged in connection to the July murder of 80-year-old Robert Baynor, of Staten Island, N.Y., who was found with messages written on his body, including one on his chest that read: "I touch little girls."

Tourists flocking to lockdown-free Florida

Cooped-up tourists eager for a taste of Florida's sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and warmer climates are visiting the Sunshine State in droves, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months.

Rep. Jamaal Bowman targeted for expulsion by fellow socialists for Israel visit

The Democratic Socialists of America's BDS & Palestine Solidarity Working Group has called for the immediate expulsion of Rep. Jamaal Bowman after the New York congressman did not apologize for participating in a diplomatic trip to Israel, which the group characterized as “Zionist propaganda.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jamaal-bowman-targeted-expulsion-socialists-israel-visit

Former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows providing records to Jan. 6 committee, to sit for deposition

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is providing records to the Jan. 6 committee and is expected to testify.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/former-trump-chief-of-staff-mark-meadows-jan-6-committee-cooperation

Michigan representative's office broken into and vandalized

A suburban Detroit office of U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has been broken into and ransacked, with memorabilia belonging to her late husband and longtime Congressman John Dingell damaged.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/michigan-representatives-office-broken-vandalized

Trump's former chief of staff reaches deal for initial cooperation with Jan. 6 investigators

Donald Trump's former chief of staff Mark Meadows is cooperating with the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot and is providing records and agreeing to appear for an initial interview, CNN exclusively has learned.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/politics/mark-meadows-january-6-committee/index.html

Another video shows Lauren Boebert suggesting Ilhan Omar was terrorist

Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado suggested to a crowd in September that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, whom she called "black-hearted" and "evil," was a terrorist.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/politics/lauren-boebert-ilhan-omar-video-comments/index.html

Ghislaine Maxwell is 'dangerous predator' who 'served up' minors for Jeffrey Epstein to abuse, prosecutors say

The 59-year-old British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is a “dangerous predator” who recruited and “served up” minor girls for deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein to abuse for a decade, prosecutors argued Monday during the first day of the long-awaited federal sex trafficking trial in Manhattan, New York.

Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks received $1G bail despite red-flag rating, court docs show

When deputies walked Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks in front of a Milwaukee judge on Nov. 5 after he allegedly ran over his ex with the same SUV used in the deadly Christmas parade attack weeks later, a pretrial investigator had already raised flags about a serious potential to commit more crimes if let out on bail.

Atlanta voters face a mayoral election

Atlanta voters are deciding Tuesday's mayoral runoff between one candidate who is comfortable as a lone wolf and another who has acquired a bunch of new friends.

Tim Scott, Marco Rubio, Ashley Hinson and Young Kim team up to build more diverse GOP from ground up

Republican Sens. Marco Rubio, Tim Scott and Reps. Ashley Hinson, Young Kim, join forces to help the GOP recruit more diverse and female candidates at the state legislative level.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/tim-scott-marco-rubio-ashley-hinson-young-kim-team-up-to-build-more-diverse-gop-from-ground-up

Christine Pelosi would face scrutiny of past comments if she runs for mom's House seat

As Christine Pelosi’s potential political future hit the news, the daughter of Speaker Nancy Pelosi devoted some of the last week dwelling on 2016, the year she stepped into the national spotlight.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/christine-pelosi-nancy-pelosi-political-future

Rain fell at Greenland's summit this year for the first time. It's going to happen more often, study says

Rain fell on the summit of Greenland instead of snow for the first time on record in August, as the Northern Hemisphere experienced warmer-than-usual summer temperatures. A new study suggests that's likely to be the norm in just four or five decades.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/us/arctic-rainfall-greenland-climate-change/index.html

Anti-Defamation League and Auschwitz Museum condemn Fox host for comparing Fauci to Nazi doctor who performed medical experiments at death camp

Lara Logan, a Fox News personality and host on its streaming service, was condemned by prominent Jewish groups and the Auschwitz Museum after she compared Dr. Anthony Fauci to a Nazi doctor infamous for performing medical experiments at the Auschwitz death camp.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/media/lara-logan-fauci-auschwitz-museum-anti-defamation-league/index.html

This is a *super* weird way for Republicans to attack Joe Biden

On Monday, Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York slammed President Joe Biden on Twitter.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/politics/joe-biden-fentanyl-border/index.html

Ghislaine Maxwell was 'No. 2' in hierarchy of Epstein's operations, pilot testifies

A longtime pilot for the late financier Jeffrey Epstein resumed his testimony at Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial Tuesday, saying that the British socialite charged with helping the financier find teenage girls to sexually abuse was “Number 2” in the hierarchy of Epstein's operations.

Arizona State University says Kyle Rittenhouse not enrolled in 'any' classes after student outrage

Arizona State University said Kyle Rittenhouse is not currently enrolled in any classes at the school

Waukesha parade suspect speaks publicly for first time since attack

Waukesha killer Darrell Brooks spoke for the first time Tuesday since plowing his red SUV into a Christmas parade, killing six people.

Missing Florida teen found after picked up by man from video game, tearful call to mother

A missing south Florida teen located in North Carolina has safely been reunited with family, police say.

Texas man who got over $1M in COVID funds and bought Lamborghini gets long prison sentence

A Houston man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison after he was accused of using federal COVID-19 relief funding on a Lamborghini, a Rolex watch and trips to strip clubs, federal prosecutors said.

Pelosi's pledge that this is her last term as speaker looms amid wave of Dem retirements

Eighteen House Democrats are taking a hike come January 2023, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s spot up top may be available for another Democrat if the party holds onto their razor-thin majority.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pelosi-pledge-last-term-speaker-dem-retirements

Monday, November 29, 2021

Bill Cosby prosecutors ask Supreme Court to revive case after ruling that freed him

Pennsylvania prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a ruling that reversed Bill Cosby's conviction for sexual assault.

Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks charged with sixth count of intentional homicide

Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks charged with a sixth count of first-degree intentional homicide

Top 5 states with most daily COVID cases are now blue states, bottom 5 are mostly red

Some U.S. states are grappling with severe coronavirus outbreaks as the omicron variant is spreading around the world.

Ghislane Maxwell's alleged victim arrives at court

Sarah Ransome, one of Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims, arrived Monday at the New York City courthouse where the jury was selected for the long-running sex trafficking case.

NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams promotes 'stop and frisk' after latest shooting that wounded 2 officers

New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams reiterated support for “stop and frisk” in a new op-ed piece published Monday reacting to last week’s Thanksgiving Eve shooting that wounded two officers.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nyc-mayor-elect-eric-adams-stop-and-frisk-officers-shooting

Biden has no plans 'at this point in time' to visit Waukesha after Christmas parade attack

The White House does not have any plans to preview "at this point in time" for President Biden to visit Waukesha, Wis. after the Christmas parade attack earlier this month.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-has-no-plans-at-this-point-in-time-to-visit-waukesha-after-christmas-parade-attack

Rep. Omar hangs up on Rep. Boebert after tense phone call

Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado had a tense phone call with Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday that centered around Boebert's recent controversial remarks about the Minnesota Democrat.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/reps-boebert-omar-tense-phone-call-controversial-remarks

Wikipedia page on 'Mass killings under communist regimes' considered for deletion, prompting bias accusations

Wikipedia is considering deleting a page, titled "Mass killings under communist regimes," over claims of bias.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/wikipedia-page-mass-killings-communist-regimes-deletion-bias

Chicago gun violence: 3 killed, 26 wounded over Thanksgiving weekend

Three men were fatally shot and 26 others wounded, including a teen trying to buy drugs, in Chicago as citywide gun violence continued over Thanksgiving weekend.

Gov. Noem pushes back on narrative GOP is anti-woman, says telemedicine abortions show left is 'hypocritical'

Govs. Kristi Noem and Kim Reynolds spoke out in favor of the Supreme Court using its upcoming case in Dobbs to overturn the precedents set in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kristi-noem-narrative-gop-anti-woman-abortion-hypocritical

Omicron variant is 'cause for concern, not a cause for panic,' Biden says

President Biden on Monday said the new omicron variant of coronavirus is a “cause for concern, not a cause for panic,” while maintaining that his administration's plan to combat COVID-19 this winter will not involve “shutdowns or lockdowns," but rather a strategy for more widespread vaccinations.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/omicron-variant-is-a-cause-for-concern-not-a-cause-for-panic-biden-says

Temple University senior shot, killed during robbery in Philly: police

A Temple University senior was shot and killed during a robbery Sunday, police say.

Iowa teens plead not guilty to teacher's death

Two southeast Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher pleaded not guilty in arraignment documents filed Monday.

Moderate Rep. Suozzi announces bid for New York governor, as Democratic primary field grows

Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York is jumping into his party’s increasingly crowded 2022 primary for governor

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/moderate-rep-suozzi-announces-bid-for-new-york-governor-as-democratic-primary-field-grows

Democrats' rush to judgment in Smollett case could blow up in their faces

Democrats' rush to judgment in the Jussie Smollett case may come back to bite them now that the actor faces up to three years in prison for allegedly fabricating the 2019 assault.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/democrats-smollet-rush-judgment

Jury selected for Ghislaine Maxwell's trial

Two years after Jeffrey Epstein's suicide behind bars, a jury was selected Monday in New York City to determine a central question in the long-running sex trafficking case: Was his longtime companion, Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein’s puppet or accomplice?

Philadelphia woman shoots ex in the face as he tries to break into her house: report

A 31-year-old Black male was shot in the left side of his face while trying to break into a home in the Holmesburg neighborhood of Philadelphia on Sunday night, authorities said.

Sweden's lawmakers elect the country's first female Prime Minister -- again

Swedish lawmakers have again elected Magdalena Andersson to the role of prime minister -- days after she resigned from the post -- and she is set once more to become the first female leader in the country's history.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/29/europe/sweden-magdalena-andersson-prime-minister-vote-intl/index.html

US intelligence community 'struggled' to brief Trump, CIA study says

The US intelligence community "struggled" to brief President-elect Donald Trump in 2016, achieving "only limited success" in educating and developing a relationship with the incoming president, according to a newly released unclassified history of the transition period published by the CIA's in-house academic center.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/29/politics/trump-intelligence-briefings/index.html

White House unveils this year's Christmas decorations

Jill Biden reveals the White House Christmas decorations, spotlighting first responders and frontline workers with the theme "gifts from the heart."

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/11/29/jill-biden-christmas-decorations-theme-vpx-newday.cnn

Chicago girl allegedly abducted near school by 3 men in ski masks: Report

Chicago police are searching for a group of three males who allegedly followed and kidnapped a girl who was walking from Austin College and Career Academy High School on Saturday night.

Remains of missing Wisconsin mom found months after disappearance, search firm says

A body matching the description of a Wisconsin mother missing since September has been located in Minnesota, according to a private investigation firm.

Cuomo still collecting money from New York government, received first pension check last month

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who resigned this year amid cascading scandals, is still collecting money from the state government.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cuomo-collecting-pension-checks-new-york-state-government

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Duke University pro-Israel group denied recognition by student government, admin overrules

The Duke University administration will provide support to a pro-Israel student organization originally denied official recognition by the student government.

Matthew McConaughey makes decision on whether he will run for Texas governor

Matthew McConaughey announced Sunday that he has decided against a run for Texas governor amid speculation that the actor might enter the race.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/matthew-mcconaughey-rules-out-run-public-office-texas

Expert says this is the most important thing we need to know about Omicron

Dr. Peter Hotez discusses the Omicron variant and when we'll know if vaccines are effective against it.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2021/11/27/omicron-variant-peter-hotez-vaccines-vpx.cnn

Egypt reopens 3,000 year-old 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' with grand ceremony

The more than 3,000-year-old road, linking two Egyptian temple complexes, was first discovered in the late 1940s and has since undergone decades of excavation and restoration efforts.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/travel/2021/11/26/egypt-ancient-road-reopening-lon-orig-na.cnn

Watch this historic power plant's smokestacks flatten in demolition

A more than 60-year-old coal-fired power plant has been partially demolished in New South Wales, Australia, according to CNN-affiliate Nine News.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/11/25/australia-power-plant-demolition-lon-orig-na.cnn

Baltimore shooting incident leaves 7 injured

Seven people were shot during a single shooting incident in East Baltimore on Sunday.

Waukesha parade attack: 7 children still recovering in hospital one week after deadly ambush

The city of Waukesha is asking residents to light a blue light outside their homes and share a moment of silence at 4:39 p.m. CT on Sunday, exactly one week after the Christmas parade attack that left six people dead and dozen injured.

Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds and died mysteriously. She spent the second with another tycoon, Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself while charged with sexually abusing teens.

Biden's socialist Build Back Better bolstering IRS to 'spy' on Americans' bank accounts: Mace

A Republican congresswoman from South Carolina says President Biden’s Build Back Better plan includes $80 million in funding to hire some 89,000 more IRS agents, who will be tasked with “spying” on Americans/ bank accounts like socialistic countries around the world do.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/bidens-socialist-build-back-better-irs-spy-americans-bank-accounts

Andrew Cuomo’s pandemic response in NY fueled by politics, not science, former health officials say

Disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s approach to the COVID-19 pandemic was often reactionary to good or bad press, former public health officials told Politico.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/andrew-cuomos-pandemic-response-ny-politics-science-health-officials

Rand Paul blasts Fauci: 'Astounding and alarming' to declare 'I represent science'

Dr. Anthony Fauci escalated his spat with some lawmakers over the nation’s COVID-19 response by claiming they oppose "science."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rand-paul-blasts-fauci-astounding-alarming-represent-science

Virgil Abloh, artistic director for Louis Vuitton and Off-White founder, dies of cancer at 41

source https://www.cnn.com/collections/virgil-abloh/

Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron are locked in a post-Brexit duel

Once again, vulnerable people yearning for a better life find themselves caught in a distasteful game of political ping pong between wealthy Western nations.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/28/opinions/english-channel-crossings-brexit-bociurkiw/index.html

The deep meaning of this year's Hanukkah

Like millions of other Americans, I am bewildered and frustrated by the inequities and abuses of freedom that have defined our current moment. Our collective brokenness, exemplified by the acquittal (and by some, celebration) of Kyle Rittenhouse and the racism on display in the trial of the men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery, casts a darkness that at times has nearly overwhelmed me. Lately, when that happens, I look to my Hanukkah menorah standing on my bookshelf, awaiting its role in the upcoming holiday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/28/opinions/the-meaning-of-hanukkah-this-year-davidson/index.html

Redemption for Jorginho as Chelsea and Manchester United play out pulsating draw in Premier League

Midfielder Jorginho went from zero to hero as Chelsea and Manchester United played out a pulsating 1-1 draw on Sunday in the Premier League.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/28/football/chelsea-manchester-united-premier-league-spt-intl/index.html

NYC police investigating after unidentified human remains found on highway, no arrests made

New York City police are investigating after human remains were found on the highway in Queens Saturday, causing extended closures of several expressway lanes.

Rep. Katko: Biden 'not doing anything' to stop the flow of drugs coming across border, killing Americans

Republican New York Rep. John Katko said President Biden is “not doing anything” to stop the flow of drugs coming across the border

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/john-katko-drugs-fentanyl-overdose-border-joe-biden

Schiff hints that Jan. 6 committee might make 'decision' on holding Mark Meadows in contempt this week

A key Democratic panel member on the House Jan. 6 select committee hinted Sunday that they "will probably make a decision" this week on whether they will hold former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/schiff-hints-that-jan-6-committee-might-make-decision-on-holding-mark-meadows-in-contempt-this-week

Buttigieg responds to criticism over racist roads comment: ‘The point is not to make America feel guilty’

During an appearance on MSNBC’s "The Sunday Show," Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg responded to criticism over his comments that some U.S. infrastructure was built with racist intentions.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/buttigieg-racist-roads-comment-america-guilty

NIH Dir. Collins: COVID vaccines will 'most likely' protect against omicron variant, but too soon to tell

National Institute of Health Director Francis Collins said Sunday that current coronavirus vaccines will "most likely" be effective against the omicron variant, but it is too soon to tell for sure.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nih-dir-collins-covid-vaccines-will-most-likely-protect-against-omicron-variant-but-too-soon-to-tell

NYC 'career criminal' charged in brazen shooting that wounded two officers: 'There is no fear on the streets'

The New York City "career criminal" accused of using a stolen gun to engage in a brief "gun battle" caught on video that wounded two NYPD police officers Thanksgiving Eve has been charged Saturday.

Texas teen arrested after shooting, killing his own mother: police

A 15-year-old teen is facing capital murder charges after detectives say he confessed to fatally shooting his mother in her Dallas, Texas, home on Friday.

Barrasso slams Biden as ‘Mad Hatter’ on spending: ‘This is Alice in Wonderland logic’

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., said on "Fox News Sunday" that President Biden is using "Alice in Wonderland logic" to justify his multitrillion-dollar Build Back Better plan.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/barrasso-biden-mad-hatter-spending-alice-wonderland-logic

Saturday, November 27, 2021

New Smithsonian exhibit features first 'genderless voice assistant'

A new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution features an interactive display that incorporates the first “genderless voice assistant.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-smithsonian-exhibit-features-first-genderless-voice-assistant

DC police investigating Navy Yard shooting amid rise in crime across the nation's capital

The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is investigating a Saturday evening shooting which took place in Navy Yard, Fox News confirms.

Biden spotted in Nantucket shopping indoors without a mask despite sign mandating them

President Joe Biden was spotted shopping inside a store over the weekend without wearing a mask which he has repeatedly urged Americans to wear.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-spotted-in-nantucket-shopping-indoors-without-a-mask-despite-sign-mandating-them

State Department issues 'do not travel' warnings to eight countries amid omicron variant concerns

The U.S. State Department has issued level four “do not travel” advisories to South Africa and seven nearby countries, meaning Americans are strongly discouraged to visit the region.

Israel to close border, airports to non-citizen international travelers for 14 days due to omicron variant

Israel has approved a measure closing the Ben Gurion airport to non-citizen arrivals for two weeks due to fear of the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/israel-close-airport-non-citizen-international-travelers-14-days-omicron-covid

Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for California prisons

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked an order that all California prison workers must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or have a religious or medical exemption.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/court-blocks-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-california-prisons

Dayton panel OKs bid to demolish Wright Brothers’ original bike shop

The Dayton Board of Zoning Appeals has approved the city’s request to demolish a 129-year-old historic building that once was the site of the Wright brothers’ first bike shop.

Kamala Harris calls South Africa travel ban 'necessary' amid concerns over COVID-19 omicron variant

Vice President Kamala Harris said Saturday that she has been briefed about the COVID-19 omicron variant and insisted that the Biden administration did what “is necessary” to prevent its spread.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kamala-harris-south-african-travel-ban-necessary-omicron

New migrant caravan heading to US, increasing concerns about the spread of omicron COVID variant

A new migrant caravan has formed and is headed towards the U.S. border amid growing concerns over the heavily mutated COVID-19 omicron variant.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-migrant-caravan-omicron-covid-variant

Sens. Johnson, Baldwin condemn outside groups for trying to 'exploit' Waukesha tragedy

Wisconsin’s Democrat and Republican senators issued a joint statement Saturday warning of outside individuals or groups exploiting the Waukesha Christmas Parade attack for political gain and urged them not to do so.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/sens-johnson-baldwin-condemn-outside-groups-exploit-waukesha-tragedy

San Francisco guard, a former cop, shot and killed protecting news crew covering a smash-and-grab

A security guard has died after he was shot while he protected a San Francisco Bay Area television news crew covering a smash-and-grab theft, part of a rash of organized retail crime in the region.

DOT slammed over infrastructure meme with some saying it violates the law

President Biden’s Department of Transportation is being slammed on social media over a meme promoting his Build Back Better agenda with some people accusing the department of improperly lobbying.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dot-slammed-over-meme-with-some-saying-violates-law

High school football star moved from California to North Carolina after state shut down football during COVID

Lucas Lenhoff, a quarterback at Myers Park High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, moved to the state to play after California shut down high school football amid COVID-19, according to a local report.

Cotton drags WHO for being 'more concerned' about protecting 'feelings' of Chinese gov. than public health

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said in a Saturday tweet that the World Health Organization is more concerned about protecting the Chinese government's "feelings" than public health.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cotton-world-health-organization-china

Nine of 10 most popular governors are Republicans, Biden less popular than least popular governor

A new poll shows that nine out of ten most popular governors in the United States are Republicans while President Biden’s approval rating is lower than the country’s least popular governor.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nine-of-top-10-most-popular-governors-republicans-biden-less-popular-least-popular

Gov. Abbott guarantees lights will stay on in Texas this winter

Gov. Greg Abbott promised Texans that the “lights will stay on” this winter following a near collapse of the state's electrical system last February.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/abbott-guarantees-lights-texas-winter

Bongino rips Biden, Democrats' hypocrisy on COVID travel ban similar to Trump's

Dan Bongino, host of Fox News' "Unfiltered," on Saturday said President Biden is "replicating what he himself called racist" by implementing a "travel ban" on eight African countries as the omicron coronavirus variant spreads.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/bongino-biden-democrats-trump-travel-ban

Boris Johnson confirms Omicron covid cases in UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines next steps after the first cases of the highly-contagious Omicron variant of Covid-19 were confirmed in the United Kingdom.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2021/11/27/boris-johnson-uk-omicron-covid-variant-cases-sot-vpx.cnn

China's crackdown on Hong Kong fuels fears in Taiwan

As China cracked down on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, the Taiwanese public watched on anxiously. Some fear they could be next to see harsher clampdowns as China steps up pressure on the democratic island of 24 million to "unify" with the mainland. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/11/24/taiwan-hong-kong-china-beijing-ripley-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn

World leader claims Russia is plotting coup against him

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday that a group of Ukrainians and Russians are planning a coup against him at the beginning of December. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/11/26/ukrainian-president-volodymyr-zelensky-alleges-coup-plan-russia-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn

Wisconsin police officer resigns for 'sexual activity' with woman in squad car

A Wisconsin police officer resigned after a recording surfaced that showed him engaging in sexual activity with a woman in his department vehicle.

Biden promised to 'shut down' COVID, but omicron variant poses new challenge for admin

The COVID-19 omicron variant is posing new risks for President Biden and his administration as they attempt to control the spread of a virus he vowed to "shut down" during the 2020 campaign.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-promised-shut-down-covid-omicron-challenges

UK PM announces 'targeted' measures to combat Covid variant

source https://edition.cnn.com/world/live-news/new-covid-variant-south-africa-11-27-21/h_72469b4afb8ff24669ba8504c5423de6

Friday, November 26, 2021

Stephen Sondheim, master of musical theater, dead at 91, New York Times says

Stephen Sondheim, the renowned composer of "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd," "Gypsy," "Sunday in the Park with George" and other essential works of musical theater, died early Friday morning at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, according to the New York Times. He was 91.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/26/entertainment/stephen-sondheim/index.html

Waukesha parade carnage comes just over 6 years after similar attack in Oklahoma with eerie similarities

Waukesha parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. is being held on $5 million bail in a Wisconsin jail after allegedly mowing down dozens of people, including senior citizens and children, Sunday evening in his red Ford Escape.

North Carolina mall shooting sends customers scrambling, 3 shot, 1 in custody

A North Carolina mall was evacuated after three people were reportedly shot on Friday afternoon.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/north-carolina-mall-shooting-sends-customers-scrambling-3-shot-1-in-custody

Florida reports lowest daily coronavirus cases per capita in nation

Florida is reporting the lowest amount of coronavirus cases per capita in the nation after Gov. Ron DeSantis was widely criticized by media outlets for his handling of the virus.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/florida-reports-lowest-daily-coronavirus-cases-per-capita-in-nation

Washington state seeks public's help in identifying a pair of brazen bank robbers

Washington state police are asking for the public's help in identifying two serial bank robbers who have become increasingly violent and are believed to be behind more than half a dozen heists authorities said.

Army soldier stationed in Kuwait surprises family in Connecticut on Thanksgiving

An Army soldier from Meriden, Connecticut, surprised her mother and grandmother by returning home on Thanksgiving, according to local news.

Boston TSA stops woman with loaded gun in carry-on luggage

TSA agents at Boston Logan International Airport recovered a loaded gun in a woman's carry-on luggage.

‘Career criminal’ opens fire on 2 New York City police officers: See the video

Surveillance footage shows the moment two New York City policers are shot after responding to a call in the Bronx of a man with a gun.

Biden South Africa travel ban announced hours after Fauci said White House didn't know enough to implement ban

President Biden has imposed another coronavirus-related travel ban just hours after one of his top advisers cautioned that the U.S. didn't have enough information to do so.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-travel-ban-south-africa-fauci-white-house

Flashback: Biden suggested Trump's coronavirus travel ban was 'xenophobic'

President Joe Biden has imposed  travel restrictions into the United States due to coronavirus fears despite previously slamming former President Trump as xenophobic for doing the same thing in 2020.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/flashback-biden-suggested-trumps-coronavirus-travel-ban-xenophobic

Biden administration calls for hike in federal drilling fees in report that largely sidesteps climate issues

The Department of the Interior on Friday released a long-awaited review of oil and gas drilling on federal lands and oceans that recommends an increase in leasing fees and consideration of environmental concerns in leasing decisions. But the report largely sidesteps climate change issues, and does not recommend a halt to new oil and gas leasing -- a promise President Joe Biden campaigned on.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/26/politics/interior-department-federal-review-oil-gas-leasing/index.html

Boebert apologizes to Muslim community after Ilhan Omar comments: 'I have reached out to her'

Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., on Friday apologized to the Muslim community and said she apologized personally to Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., after making comments that many deemed Islamophobic.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/boebert-apologizes-muslim-community-ilhan-omar

South African epidemiologist says he's 'quite worried' about new Covid variant

Salim Abdool Karim, an epidemiologist and former head of South Africa's Ministerial Advisory Committee on Covid-19, tells CNN's Becky Anderson why he's worried about the new Omicron Covid variant.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/health/2021/11/26/south-african-epidemiologist-karim-covid-b-1-1529-variant-intl-ctw-vpx.cnn

Malawi defends decision to ask Mike Tyson to be its cannabis ambassador

The government of Malawi has defended its decision to invite the former heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson to become the country's official cannabis ambassador following a backlash over his conviction for rape in the 1990s.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/26/entertainment/malawi-mike-tyson-scli-intl/index.html

Omicron variant spread: US to limit travel from 8 southern Africa countries

The United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday over concerns of a “heavily mutated” COVID-19 variant, senior administration officials said.

Liberal dark money juggernaut raises $1.6 billion to flood left-wing groups with cash, tax forms reveal

Arabella Advisors-managed funds raked in $1.6 billion for left-wing groups and causes in 2020.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dem-dark-money-juggernaut-raises-1-6-billion-flood-liberal-groups-cash-tax-forms

Missing gun belonging to Brian Laundrie's parents wasn't made public due to 'frenzied atmosphere,' family attorney says

Brian Laundrie's parents discovered a handgun was missing when they voluntarily surrendered their firearms to law enforcement the same day they informed authorities that their son was missing, according to the family's attorney, Steven Bertolino.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/26/us/brian-laundrie-missing-gun/index.html

Marjorie Taylor Greene rips leader of her party

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) says that House minority leader Kevin McCarthy does not have the votes to be House speaker if the Republicans take back the House in the midterms.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/11/26/marjorie-taylor-greene-criticizes-republican-leaders-kevin-mccarthy-nr-sot-vpx.cnn

Texas bishop on Catholic HHS Sec. Becerra's religious liberty changes: 'Maybe we should send him a catechism'

Bishop Joseph Strickland is suggesting HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra should review his faith's teachings after the Biden administration revoked waivers for faith-based organizations.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/xavier-becerra-bishop-strickland

FBI declares 'Havana Syndrome' a 'top priority': report

The FBI on Wednesday called Havana Syndrome a "top priority" as around 200 U.S. diplomats, officials and family members overseas have suffered from the series of "anomalous health incidents."

Indiana man stabs another man at Thanksgiving celebration in front of horrified guests

An Indiana man was charged Thursday after he stabbed another guest at a Thanksgiving celebration, according to local reports and police records.

Black Lives Matter raises eyebrows with 'stolen land' Thanksgiving hot take

Black Lives Matter raised eyebrows with a Thanksgiving post that characterized America as "stolen land."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/black-lives-matter-stolen-land-thanksgiving-hot-take

Omar accuses Boebert of fabricating 'anti-Muslim' story told to supporters

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., called Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., a "buffoon" and accused her of fabricating an "anti-Muslim" story she told to supporters during a campaign event in Colorado.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/omar-boebert-fabricating-anti-muslim-story-supporters

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Youngkin announces lawmakers, others helping with transition

Republican Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday he had assembled multiple "landing teams" to coordinate his transition to governor.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/youngkin-announces-lawmakers-others-helping-with-transition

Biden repeats 'America is back' message on most expensive Thanksgiving in history

President Biden declared "America is back" in a Thanksgiving message Thursday, despite experts saying it will be the most expensive Thanksgiving in U.S. history.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-america-is-back-most-expensive-thanksgiving

'A perfect storm': Hear from America's farmers about state of farming as inflation rises

Inflation may be cooking up the most expensive Thanksgiving in history for American families. The US Department of Agriculture says the average dinner cost is up 5%, while the American Farm Bureau Federation claims that the increase may be as high as 14%. The USDA says many farmers aren't currently making more money for their crops, and almost all are dealing with rising costs. CNN's Gabe Cohen reports.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/business/2021/11/25/thanksgiving-inflation-expensive-farmers-cohen-ldn-vpx.cnn

UK faces shortage of wine and liquor before Christmas

Shops in the United Kingdom could run short of wine and liquor ahead of Christmas because there aren't enough drivers to make deliveries.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/25/business/wine-liquor-shortage-uk-christmas/index.html

National Day of Mourning turns Thanksgiving into something more honest

A version of this story appeared in CNN's Race Deconstructed newsletter. To get it in your inbox every week, sign up for free here.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/25/us/national-day-of-mourning-race-deconstructed-newsletter/index.html

Thousands of people have raised nearly $900K for a man who served 43 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Thousands of people are raising money online for a Missouri man who served 43 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/25/us/kevin-strickland-funds-raised-wrongful-imprisonment-trnd/index.html

New Jersey officer faces charges after body of hit-and-run victim was found in the back seat of his car, prosecutors say

A Newark, New Jersey, police officer is facing multiple charges after prosecutors said he was involved in a hit-and-run that left a 29-year-old nurse dead.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/25/us/new-jersey-police-officer-charged-hit-and-run/index.html

Judge vacates 1974 rape conviction after Massachusetts fails to preserve evidence, victim raises 'serious doubts' about her identification

A Massachusetts judge vacated Tyrone Clark's 1974 rape conviction after the commonwealth failed to preserve evidence and the victim in the case, unsolicited, raised serious doubts about her identification of the defendant, according to a news release from the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/25/us/tyrone-clark-rape-conviction-vacated/index.html

UK Michelin star restaurant burns down

A Michelin-star restaurant in northern England housed in a 14th century building has suffered significant damage after its thatched roof caught fire.

source https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/star-at-harome-thatch-roof-fire-scli-intl-gbr/index.html

Career criminal accused of shooting two NYPD officers; de Blasio blames guns

Two New York City police officers were shot by a "career criminal" on the eve of Thanksgiving in the Bronx.

LA thieves attack security guard in California's latest smash-and-grab

Smash-and-grab thieves target another Los Angeles Nordstrom, stealing an estimated $25,000 in merchandise and attacking a security gurard

Biden thanks immigrants and frontline workers, remembers troops in Thanksgiving day proclamation

President Biden thanked immigrants and frontline workers who took care of Americans' basic needs during the pandemic, and remembered U.S. troops who have lost their lives.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-thanksgiving-day-proclamation-video

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Tennessee man upset over pizza wait threatens Little Caesars employees with AK-47

A Tennessee man is in custody for allegedly pointing a rifle at employees of a pizza shop when told he had to wait 10 minutes for his order.

See the reactions to verdict being read

A jury has found Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. guilty of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/11/24/ahmaud-arbery-jury-verdict-vpx.cnn

Trump argues January 6 committee could damage the presidency in quest for his records

Former President Donald Trump is accusing the House select committee investigating January 6 of being so aggressive in its pursuit of his White House records that it could permanently damage the presidency, according to a court filing from his legal team on Wednesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/24/politics/donald-trump-january-6-committee-argument/index.html

The Arctic Ocean began warming decades earlier than previously thought, new research shows

The Arctic Ocean has been warming since the onset of the 20th century, decades earlier than instrument observations would suggest, according to new research.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/24/us/arctic-ocean-early-warming-climate/index.html

University of Florida students change minds on renaming Black Friday after learning origins

University of Florida students said "no" to renaming Black Friday when informed that the shopping holiday’s name has nothing to do with race, according to a new video.

Ahmaud Arbery trial verdict: Travis McMichael guilty on all counts

Jurors in Brunswick, Georgia, on Wednesday found Travis McMichael and his father, Greg McMichael, guilty on nearly all counts, including felony murder.

Former Louisiana cop sentenced 20 years for disturbing abuse of dog, child porn possession

A former Louisiana cop faces a 20-year jail sentence for possession of child pornography and sexually abusing his dog.

New York man, 20, gets no jail after pleading guilty to raping 4 teen girls

A judge granted a 20-year-old probation after he pleaded guilty to raping four teenage girls at his family's mansion in Lewiston, New York. in 2017 and 2018.

New ad features abortion survivor as Supreme Court heads toward oral arguments in Dobbs

An anti-abortion ad features abortion survivor Amy Miles as the Supreme Court heads towards oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/abortion-survivor-ad-dobbs

The three White defendants are each facing five murder charges in the 2020 death of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery

source https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/ahmaud-arbery-killing-trial-verdict-watch-11-24-21/index.html

Defense lawyer prompts outrage in closing arguments

A sentence uttered by a defense attorney in the trial of those accused in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery brought an audible gasp from people in the courtroom, and elicited outrage from his family and legal experts. CNN legal analysts Elie Honig and Joey Jackson weigh in.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2021/11/23/ahmaud-arbery-defense-lawyer-comment-honig-jackson-newday-vpx.cnn

Analysis: This is Trump's greatest trick

Former President Donald Trump maintains strong support among Republicans even though the party suffered significant losses in both the House and Senate during his presidency. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza talks about how Trump is tricking Republicans into thinking he's the party's the best option in 2024.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/11/23/trump-greatest-trick-cillizza-the-point.cnn

Federal agencies find widespread compliance with vaccine mandate, as enforcement begins

More than 96% of more than 3.5 million federal government employees are in compliance with President Biden’s vaccine requirement. Nov. 22 marked the deadline to provide proof of vaccination.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/federal-agencies-widespread-compliance-vaccine-mandate-enforcement-begins

Biden spending Thanksgiving at billionaire's Nantucket home shows he’s out of touch, Republicans say

Republicans are slamming President Biden as out of touch as he spends his Thanksgiving holiday at a private equity billionaire’s Nantucket home while inflation soars.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-thanksgiving-billionaires-nantucket-home-out-touch-republicans

Infectious disease expert: Anti-vax movement is 'a social crisis' in Europe

Speaking with CNN's Rosemary Church, Peter Drobac, an infectious-disease and global health expert with Oxford University, shares his concern about the growing anti-vaccine sentiment across Europe as Covid-19 cases continue to rise.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/11/23/europe-covid-anti-vax-peter-drobac-ovn-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn

'Nothing about this is normal': RNC payments to Trump attorneys irk GOP officials

A pair of payments the Republican National Committee made to a law firm representing former President Donald Trump is raising questions among former and current GOP officials about the party's priorities in a critical election year and its ability to remain neutral -- as long-standing RNC rules require -- in the 2024 presidential primary.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/24/politics/trump-rnc-payments/index.html

At least 27 migrants reported dead after boat sinks off French coast

At least 27 migrants are dead after a boat capsized in the English Channel, off the coast of Calais, northern France on Wednesday, police sources told CNN affiliate BFMTV.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/24/europe/france-channel-migrant-deaths-gbr-intl/index.html

Ethiopian leader heads to war's front lines as Olympians join the military

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has gone to direct the war from the front lines, state-affiliated media reported on Wednesday, as two Olympian athletes announced they were enlisting in the military.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/24/africa/ethiopia-abiy-olympians-front-lines-intl/index.html

Darrell Brooks' FB posts called for violence against White people, support for Hitler

The Facebook account belonging to Darrell Brooks shared memes and messages calling for violence against white people

Darrell Brooks attack 'intentional', he 'seemed to swerve' into people but avoid vehicles: Authorities

A police officer working the scene of the Waukesha Christmas parade attack believes suspect Darrell Brooks carried out an “intentional act to strike and hurt as many people as possible” as the SUV he was driving that day “appeared to be intentionally moving side to side,” according to newly-filed criminal complaint.

Supreme Court to review dispute over North Carolina voter ID law

The Supreme Court announced in a brief order Wednesday it will hear a case over whether Republicans lawmakers in North Carolina can intervene to defend the state's voter ID law from lawsuits.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/supreme-court-to-review-dispute-north-carolina-voter-id-law

NYC man out on bail walks up to 13-year-old boy, shoots him the neck: ‘Should not have happened’

NYPD Assistant Chief Kenneth Lehr on Tuesday said the suspect was out on parole for a 2010 firearms and illegal drug conviction and was also out on bail for possession of an illegal firearm in 2019.

White House stands by push to end cash bail in wake of Waukesha parade attack

The White House is standing by its push to end cash bail – saying the decision to hold defendants should be based on the threat they pose to society, not their ability to pay bail.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/white-house-end-cash-bail-waukesha-parade-attack

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Man to be freed after spending 43 years in prison for triple murder he didn't commit

After spending 43 years behind bars for a crime he said he didn't commit, a Missouri man's conviction has been set aside, according to a news release from Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/23/us/kevin-strickland-triple-murder-wrongful-conviction-freed-trnd/index.html

10 CNN podcasts for your holiday travels

Let's face it, as much as we love the holidays, there's a lot of stress and anxiety involved in getting to and from our destinations.

source https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/cnn-podcasts-for-holiday-travel/index.html

Arrests made after another Nordstrom burglary in California involving as many as 20 people

Three people have been arrested in connection with one of the latest burglaries of a high-end store in California, police in Los Angeles said Tuesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/23/us/los-angeles-the-grove-nordstrom-burglary/index.html

Record-breaking drug bust made at Mexico border in California, Mexican citizen arrested: 'Staggering'

A Mexican citizen was busted trying to enter the U.S. with nearly 18,000 pounds of meth and fentanyl combined on Thursday, a seizure that U.S. Customs and Border Protection called record-breaking.

Newsom tells California mayors to 'step up' after mob of looters make six-figure Nordstrom heist

Gov. Gavin Newsom called on mayors in his state to “step up” and hold the mobs of shoplifters targeting retail establishments to "account."

Brian Laundrie autopsy: Forensic anthropologist says fugitive died of suicide

Deceased fugitive Brian Laundrie died of suicide, a forensic anthropologist told Laundrie family attorney Steven Bertolino on Tuesday.

Cruz slams Wisconsin DA, 'radical Leftists' after Waukesha tragedy: 'Fully preventable'

Sen. Ted Cruz expressed indignation over left-wing policies that he believes led to tragedy at the Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade. The suspect had been released twice this year on low bail.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cruz-slams-wisconsin-da-radical-leftists-after-waukesha-tragedy-fully-preventable

DC hits grim homicide milestone not seen in nearly 2 decades, mayor blames pandemic for increase

Homicides in Washington, D.C., climbed to 200 on Monday, the first time the nation's capital has reached the grim milestone since 2003, according to police figures.

Ahmaud Arbery case goes to the jury for deliberations

The case of three White men charged with murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery went to a jury Tuesday after a 13-day trial in which prosecutors argued the defendants provoked a confrontation with the 25-year-old Black man and defense attorneys said their clients acted in self-defense.

3 suspects in custody after smash-and-grab robbery at Nordstrom store at The Grove, LAPD says

Los Angeles police arrest three suspects in connection to a smash-and-grab robbery at a Nordstrom location

The Arbery case: A breakdown of the charges

Jurors in the trial of the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery must decide whether one or all of them is guilty of murder — a conviction that could send them to prison for the rest of their lives.

Brian Laundrie autopsy: Forensic anthropologist to release results soon

A forensic anthropologist is expected to release the autopsy results of deceased fugitive Brian Laundrie's remains Tuesday or Wednesday.

Group of people in NYC attack man in wheelchair, steal belongings; citywide robberies rise

Four people were caught on video in New York City ganging beating a man in a wheelchair, assaulting him and stealing his belongings amid a rise in citywide robberies.

Meet the 'progressive' prosecutor who gave Waukesha parade suspect Darrell Brooks 'inappropriately low' bail

Public attention has re-focused on the Milwaukee County District Attorney, John Chisholm, who said the state's recommendation for Darrell Brooks' bail was "inappropriately low."

Ahmaud Arbery trial: Defense accused of 'racism and bigotry' for 'toenails' comment in closing arguments

A lawyer for one of the three White men accused of the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery came under fire Monday for highlighting the slain man's “dirty toenails" in her closing argument.

Thanksgiving travelers should keep taking precautions amid pandemic, officials say

Is travel safe during the pandemic this holiday season? It depends. It can be safe if you’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but officials say people who haven’t gotten the shots should delay travel.

Prince Andrew accusations excluded from Ghislaine Maxwell-Epstein trial

When Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime companion Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial next week, the accuser who captivated the public most, with claims she was trafficked to Britain’s Prince Andrew and other prominent men, won’t be part of the case.

Pregnant Florida librarian killed in road rage shooting she allegedly started: Police

A pregnant Florida woman is dead after an alleged road-rage incident in Orange City Saturday. However, investigators say the victim was the aggressor.

Waukesha Christmas parade attack victims: Former teacher, grandmothers among 5 killed

More information is coming out Tuesday about the five victims killed in the Waukesha Christmas parade horror.

Psaki says Biden intends to run in 2024 despite plummeting poll numbers

White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters aboard Air Force One on Monday that President Biden has the "intention" to run for a second term in 2024.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/psaki-biden-intends-run-2024-poll-numbers

Republican speaks out after defeating Obama-backed opponent to win mayoral election in South Carolina

GOP momentum continues to build ahead of the 2022 midterms after a Republican mayoral candidate in South Carolina defeated his Obama-backed opponent.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/republican-defeating-obama-mayoral-election-south-carolina

Monday, November 22, 2021

What we know about what happened at the Waukesha Christmas parade

source https://www.cnn.com/collections/wisconsin-intl-112221/

Bodies pile up outside hospital morgue as Romania struggles with fourth wave of Covid

source https://www.cnn.com/collections/covid-intl-112221/

Women banned from Afghan television dramas under new Taliban media rules

Women will be barred from appearing in television dramas in Afghanistan under the Taliban's new media restrictions, in the latest rollback of women's freedoms since the militant group seized power three months ago.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/22/asia/taliban-women-banned-tv-drama-afghanistan-intl/index.html

Joe Biden channels his inner Obama with Fed pick

By choosing to stick with Jerome Powell, who Donald Trump selected to be Federal Reserve chairman in 2017, President Biden proved that he learned a valuable lesson from his former boss about continuity over partisan politics during challenging economic times.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/22/investing/biden-powell-federal-reserve/index.html

'Tis the season: First lady Jill Biden to receive official White House Christmas tree

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the nation's capital.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/22/politics/white-house-christmas-tree-jill-biden/index.html

NY assembly finds 'overwhelming evidence' Cuomo engaged in sexual harassment

The New York state Assembly Judiciary Committee said Monday it found "overwhelming evidence" that disgraced former Gov. Andrew Cuomo "engaged in multiple instances of sexual harassment, including by creating a hostile work environment and engaging in sexual misconduct."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ny-assembly-overwhelming-evidence-cuomo-sexual-harassment

Liberals attack Supreme Court after it puts off ruling in Texas abortion case

The Supreme Court didn't rule on a procedural issue in the Texas abortion law case Monday, but it did decide a water rights dispute between Tennessee and Mississippi.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/supreme-court-democrats-attack-texas-abortion

COVID vaccine mandate 'will not impact holiday travel,' TSA says, reporting 93% of employees in compliance

Approximately 93% of Transportation and Security Administration employees are in compliance with President Biden’s deadline for federal employees to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or an approved exemption, quelling concerns that the mandate would impact holiday travel.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/tsa-says-vaccine-mandate-will-not-impact-holiday-travel

Elizabeth Holmes testifies in her own criminal trial

source https://www.cnn.com/tech/live-news/elizabeth-holmes-trial-testimony-11-22-2021/index.html

What AOC gets exactly right about Democrats' political problems

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not happy with her party.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/22/politics/aoc-democrats-2022/index.html

Eddie Redmayne says playing a trans character in 'The Danish Girl' was a mistake

Eddie Redmayne has addressed the controversy surrounding his Oscar-nominated role in "The Danish Girl," calling his decision to play transgender pioneer Lili Elbe in the 2015 drama a "mistake."

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/22/entertainment/eddie-redmayne-trans-mistake-intl-scli-gbr/index.html

Study reveals how warmer summers worsen tick infestation for moose

It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away.

'Superhero' California mom helps rescue missing children: 'Trust your instinct'

Julia Bonin was hailed as a "superhero" after her actions led authorities to safely locate missing children Amber Clare, 16, and Noah Clare, 3, at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, California, on Thursday.

New York burglar who targeted families' homes who were at funerals will be sentenced

A burglar who targeted Westchester County, New York, homes as families attended funerals will soon be sentenced after being convicted last month.

Michigan Republican businessman Rinke vows to spend at least $10 million to challenge Gov. Whitmer

Kevin Rinke on Monday jumped into the increasingly crowded GOP gubernatorial primary field in Michigan, in the race to challenge Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2022.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/michigan-republican-businessman-rinke-vows-to-spend-at-least-10-million-to-challenge-gov-whitmer

Republicans warn ATF taking 'giant leap toward a federal firearm registry'

Rep. Michael Cloud led colleagues in a letter to acting ATF Director Marvin Richardson on Monday, expressing their concern over a potential backdoor gun registry around Congress’ prohibition.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/republicans-atf-groundwork-backdoor-federal-gun-registry

Vaccine mandate deadline raises concerns of TSA understaffing heading into holiday travel

The deadline for federal workers, including Transportation and Security Administration agents, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is Monday, prompting concerns of understaffing at airports across the nation as millions plan to travel for Thanksgiving and through the holiday season.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/vaccine-mandate-deadline-raises-concerns-of-tsa-understaffing-heading-into-holiday-travel

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Fasting 2 days a week can help obese people keep off the weight with modest results, study finds

The 5:2 diet, a type of intermittent fasting, is no more effective than traditional approaches to weight loss, according to what researchers said was the first study of the regimen in a "real-life setting."

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/17/health/diet-52-intermittent-fasting-study-wellness/index.html

SPLC ties Rittenhouse acquittal to 'systemic racism,' claims it will embolden 'far-right extremists'

The Southern Poverty Law Center claimed that a Kenosha, Wisconsin, jury's decision to acquit Kyle Rittenhouse of murder charges highlights America's “systemic racism” and will embolden “far-right extremists.” Critics say the SPLC's "Learning for Justice" program teaches critical race theory.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/splc-rittenhouse-acquittal-systemic-racism-claims-embolden-far-right-extremists

Residents evacuated from Italian island Vulcano over carbon dioxide levels

Most of the 250 permanent residents of a volcanic Italian island have been told to evacuate after levels of carbon dioxide in the air spiked dangerously, causing respiratory problems to people and their pets.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/21/europe/italy-vulcano-island-residents-evacuated-intl-scli/index.html

Tiger Woods posts first video taking practice swings since car accident in February

Golfing legend Tiger Woods posted a short video of himself taking a practice shot out on a golf course on Sunday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/21/golf/tiger-woods-posts-video-taking-golf-shot-spt-intl/index.html

California memorial service held for model whose lifeless body was dumped at hospital after night of parties

Friends and family of Christy Giles, a Los Angeles model whose lifeless body was dropped by masked men at a hospital last week, are gathering on Sunday to remember the 24-year-old.

Haitian gang releases 2 Christian missionaries held hostage, 15 still being held

A Christian missionary group announced that two of the 17 missionaries of their group have been released after being held hostage by a Hatian gang.

Cruz blasts MSNBC over segment tying Thanksgiving to 'white supremacy' and 'genocide'

Sen. Ted Cruz blasted MSNBC over the weekend after it aired an essay on the “real story” of Thanksgiving which claimed the national holiday was a day of “genocide and violence.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cruz-blasts-msnbc-thanksgiving-white-supremacy-genocide

Biden says house burned ‘with my wife in it,’ adding to long list of embellished stories

President Biden said in New Hampshire on Tuesday that his house burned down with his wife Jill Biden inside, adding to a long list of personal stories he’s embellished over the years.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-house-burned-wife-embellished-stories

Justin Bieber called on to cancel Saudi Arabia concert by slain journalist's fiancée

The fiancée of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote an open letter published by the Washington Post calling for Justin Bieber to cancel his upcoming concert in Saudi Arabia.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/21/business/justin-bieber-saudi-arabia-concert-jamal-khashoggi/index.html

Houston driver leads deputies on car chase, exits vehicle holding baby; 3 other children in truck, police say

A suspected drunk driver in Houston led sheriff’s deputies on a chase early Sunday before finally coming to a stop and emerging from the vehicle carrying a small baby, authorities said.

Beto O'Rourke stands by infamous pledge to 'take' guns from Americans if elected Texas governor

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke is standing by his previous pledge to “take” AR-15s and AK-47s away from citizens if he is elected governor.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/beto-orourke-stands-by-infamous-pledge-take-guns-from-americans-if-elected-governor

'60 Minutes' preview on Austin's 'reimagined' police force shrugs off record homicides, police exodus

In a report promoting the city of Austin’s move to “reimagine” policing, CBS’s “60 Minutes” omitted the city’s record surge in homicides and exodus of police officers since the police force was stripped of funds last year.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/60-minutes-report-austins-reimagined-police-force-shrugs-off-record-homicides-police-exodus

Rubio camp slams ‘election-cycle charade’ after Demings calls to ‘secure the border’

The campaign for Republican Sen. Marco Rubio accused Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., of putting on an "election-cycle charade" after the congresswoman tweeted in favor of securing the U.S. border.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rubio-camp-election-cycle-charade-demings-secure-border

Michael Joseph Vaughan search: Mom, Idaho police give update on 5-year-old missing nearly 4 months

Michael Joseph Vaughan, a 5-year-old Idaho boy who vanished near his home in July, has still not been found, and on Thursday – 115 days after the child went missing – investigators vowed the desperate search will not end until he is found and brought home.

Georgia suspect in cop's stabbing is now linked to 2 murders, authorities say

A man due to appear in court in the stabbing of a Sandy Springs, Georgia, police officer is now accused of the double homicide of a Cobb County firefighter and his wife.

McCarthy accuses AOC, Tim Ryan of ‘heckling,’ ‘trying to shut me down’ during marathon House speech

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy on Sunday accused some Democrats of "heckling" him and "trying to shut" down his marathon floor speech against their massive spending package.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mccarthy-aoc-tim-ryan-heckling-marathon-house-speech

Beto O’Rourke says Texas gubernatorial campaign won’t be about Biden, slams president on immigration

Beto O’Rourke, the former Democratic congressman and presidential candidate, said Sunday that his campaign for governor of Texas will be about the people of the Lone Star state.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/beto-orourke-texas-gubernatorial-campaign-biden-immigration

Ted Cruz says US should not boycott Beijing Olympics: American athletes need to 'kick their commie a----'

Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday said it would be a "mistake" to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and instead said American athletes should go over there and "kick their commie a--es."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ted-cruz-beijing-olympics-american-athletes-kick-their-commie

Chris Christie on how he'll save the GOP: 'My play is to try to make sure we get back to winning'

Former GOP Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said his goal is to make sure Republicans get “back to winning again,” adding he “won’t make any decision until 2022” on another run for president.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/chris-christie-plan-save-republican-party-winning

Blackburn says it's 'unsafe' for US athletes to go to Beijing Olympics: 'Disappear you'

Republican Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn voiced concern that it will be “unsafe” for U.S. athletes to visit China for the upcoming Beijing Olympics

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/marsha-blackburn-china-us-olympics-disappear-tennis-star

Buttigieg reacts to Rittenhouse not-guilty verdict: ‘There’s just a lot to be upset about’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told NBC News anchor Chuck Todd on Sunday that there’s "a lot to be upset about" after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty of murder.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/buttigieg-reacts-to-rittenhouse-not-guilty-verdict-a-lot-to-be-upset-about

Lewis Hamilton wins Qatar Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton put in a faultless drive to win Sunday's inaugural Qatar Grand Prix and cut Max Verstappen's championship lead to just eight points.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/21/motorsport/lewis-hamilton-wins-qatar-gp-spt-intl/index.html

Philadelphia armed robbery of Uber driver with carry permit ends with 2 suspects shot, 1 dead: reports

A Philadelphia Uber driver with a permit to carry shot two armed men who were attempting to rob him in Mayfair on Saturday, killing one of the suspects, according to local reports.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

More than 150 migrants from several countries bypass incomplete border wall, cross illegally into US

More than 150 migrants, including Albanians and more than a dozen Romanians, illegally crossed the border into America on Saturday morning.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/more-than-150-migrants-cross-border-illegally

Zodiac Killer may be unmasked as cold case team finds 'goldmine' of evidence

A team of specialists who investigate cold cases claimed to have identified the Zodiac Killer earlier this year released a statement that a trove of evidence has been discovered linked to the deceased suspect, Gary Francis Poste.

4 Texas students arrested during chaotic protest; police use Taser, pepper spray

Four students from Little Elm High School in Texas were arrested after a walkout protest turned chaotic, according to the school district.

Texas Democrat Rep. Johnson will retire ahead of 2022 midterms

Texas Democratic Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson says she will retire before the 2022 midterms ending a career in Congress that lasted almost 30 years.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/texas-democrat-rep-johnson-retire-2022-midterms

1619 Project book can still be in school libraries, despite states' critical race theory bans: expert

Even though states like Florida and Texas have banned some concepts relating to critical race theory from being taught in public school classrooms, one legal experts believe that school libraries can still stock books discussing the concept.

Exploring mysterious worlds in 'The Hunt for Planet B'

If the universe is a seemingly endless desert, planet Earth is just a grain of sand.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/20/world/science-newsletter-wt-scn-planet-b/index.html

Atlanta airport: 'Accidental discharge' sends travelers fleeing, but no active shooter, officials say

An "accidental discharge" of a firearm at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport caused chaos for travelers on Saturday.

Wildfires torched up to a fifth of all giant sequoia trees

Lightning-sparked wildfires killed thousands of giant sequoias this year, leading to a staggering two-year death toll that accounts for up to nearly a fifth of Earth's largest trees, officials said Friday.

Texas pastor apologizes for event at church where 'let's go Brandon' chant was heard

Texas pastor Matt Hagee issued an apology and said he properly did not vet the organizers of a political event held at the church building, which concluded with attendees chanting, "Let's go Brandon" — an idiom insulting President Biden.

Rolls-Royce claims to have developed the world's fastest all-electric aircraft

British aero engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce says it has developed the "world's fastest all-electric aircraft," according to a statement from the company.

source https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/rolls-royce-worlds-fastest-electric-aircraft-intl-scli-gbr/index.html

Florida fisherman catches small shark, bald eagle grabs it: SEE IT

A Florida fisherman and his family captured the moment a bald eagle swooped down to steal their catch.

Biden mourns 'deadliest year on record' for transgender Americans in day of remembrance statement

President Biden mourned the loss of transgender Americans and called on state leaders and lawmakers to push back against the “disturbing proliferation of discriminatory state legislation targeting transgender people."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-mourns-deadliest-year-transgender-americans

Ilhan Omar tweets support of Amber Ruffin clip slamming 'f----- up' Rittenhouse jury

Rep. Ilhan Omar shared a video to social media which claims there is an “entirely different set of rules for white people” following the “f***** up" jury's decision to find Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ihan-omar-tweets-support-amber-ruffin-clip-slamming-rittenhouse-jury

Chinese state media shares video clips purporting to show tennis star Peng Shuai

source https://www.cnn.com/collections/intl-china-peng-shuai-1119/

Make Chile great again? Meet the far-right presidential candidate tempting voters from Chile's left and center

"This is the first time I will vote for a right-wing candidate. I consider myself a leftist, but today I am 100% sure I will go for José Antonio Kast," said Rodrigo Álvarez, a 48-old sociologist and public administrator, referring to Chile's far right presidential candidate, a long-time conservative politician and defender of former dictator Augusto Pinochet's regime.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/20/americas/chile-election-kast-boric-intl-latam/index.html

Queen marks first wedding anniversary without Prince Philip

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has reached her first wedding anniversary since the death of her husband, Prince Philip.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/20/uk/queen-philip-wedding-anniversary-gbr-intl-scli/index.html

Nigerian musician Davido says he will give $600,000 to charity after online appeal

Nigerian-American musician Davido has announced he will donate more than $600,000 to orphanages across Nigeria, after hosting an impromptu online appeal that initially sparked amusement and confusion from his fans.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/20/africa/davido-nigeria-money-million-crowdfunding-online-scli-intl/index.html

Mistrial declared in case of man charged in 18 Texas deaths

A Texas judge declared a mistrial Friday in the first murder case against a man charged with killing 18 older women in the Dallas area over a two-year span, but prosecutors vowed to continue to pursue convictions.

Two years after Notre Dame, fire breaks out near another Paris landmark

A large fire broke out in a building on boulevard des Capucines, near the Place de L'Opera square in central Paris on Saturday, sending clouds of smoke rising into the air.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/20/europe/paris-opera-fire-intl/index.html

Missing tennis star sends Chinese state media propaganda into overdrive

CNN's Will Ripley reports that the Women's Tennis Association is threatening to end business in China unless Beijing can show definitive proof that star tennis player Peng Shuai is safe.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/sports/2021/11/20/peng-shuai-wta-china-ripley-pkg-ndwknd-vpx.cnn

Five Georgia men sent to prison for burning cop car during George Floyd protest

Five men have been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for burning a police car in Georgia during a protest against the killing of George Floyd.

Protests erupt from New York to California after Rittenhouse acquitted on all charges

Protests erupted in major cities across the U.S. on Friday evening into early Saturday morning after a Kenosha, Wisconsin, court acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges against him.

DOJ won't say if it is investigating Facebook's 'facilitation' of illegal migration into the US

Fox News exclusively reviewed a Nov. 17 letter by DOJ in response to a request by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich for the department to look into the social media giant's practices.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/doj-facebook-faciliation-illegal-immigration

Friday, November 19, 2021

Penn State student dies after falling down trash chute

A 19-year-old Pennsylvania State University student from New Jersey was found dead after falling from an 11-story trash cute at an off-campus apartment building. Justine Gross, who entered the semester as a sophomore was reported missing on November 10. Her body was found the next day.

Biden ducks question about whether he stands by calling Kyle Rittenhouse a white supremacist

President Biden avoided calling Kyle Rittenhouse a white supremacist while discussing the aftermath of the trial on Friday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-ducks-question-on-past-rittenhouse-comments

Leading political handicapper shifts three key Senate 2022 races toward GOP

A top nonpartisan political handicapper moved three key Senate races in the 2022 midterm elections towards Republicans, due to a difficult political environment for Democrats

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/key-senate-2022-races-shift-toward-gop-handicapper

FLASHBACK: Biden compared Kyle Rittenhouse to White supremacists in 2020

Then-presidential candidate Joe Biden compared Kyle Rittenhouse to “white supremacists and militia groups” during a video posted on his Twitter account in 2020.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/flashback-biden-compared-rittenhouse-to-white-supremacists-in-2020

Psaki says Harris' time as acting president was historic, 'will be noted for many women, young girls'

The one hour and 25 minutes that Kamala Harris served as acting president is a moment in history “that will be noted for many women and young girls across the country,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kamala-harris-time-as-acting-president-historic

UT Austin research program teaches white 4-year-olds about ‘anti-Black racism’

A research program promoted by the University of Texas at Austin instructs white children as young as four on how to deal with “anti-Black racism.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ut-austin-research-program-teaches-white-4-year-olds-anti-black-racism

Tom Cotton demands Biden 'publicly apologize' to Kyle Rittenhouse

Rittenhouse was acquitted on Friday of all charges in a high media profile case stemming from the deadly altercation between him and three rioters during the Kenosha, Wisconsin, riots last summer.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cotton-biden-apologize-rittenhouse

Wichita State University basketball star goes viral after helping clean arena following game

Dexter Dennis' team defeated Tarleton State 65-51 on Tuesday, with Dennis, a junior guard, scoring 13 points.

California high school Republican club president 'shocked' teacher told them to 'jump off a bridge'

The president of a California high school conservative club said he was stunned that teacher Kristin Usilton told the group to "jump off a bridge."

Biden admin examines new measures to protect bird species

The Biden administration on Friday said it will consider new measures to protect greater sage grouse, a bird species once found across much of the U.S. West that has suffered drastic declines in recent decades due to oil and gas drilling, grazing, wildfires and other pressures.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-admin-protect-bird-species

100 GOP lawmakers reintroducing conscience protection bill amid concerns about Biden’s HHS

Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., is reintroducing conscience protection legislation, taking aim at the Biden administration's allegedly lax enforcement.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-republican-reintroducing-conscience-protection-bill-amid-concerns-about-bidens-hhs

Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty on all counts in Kenosha trial

Jurors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Friday declared Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts, capping off an intense trial surrounding the deadly unrest in that city last summer.

South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh faces several new charges

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson on Friday announced several new indictments totaling 27 counts against disgraced South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh.

Biden's Supreme Court commission considers term limits for justices

Ahead of a Friday meeting, President Biden's Supreme Court commission appears to be showing interest in imposing term limits on justices.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-commission-term-limits-justices

California fugitive Frederick McLean's decomposing body found in South Carolina home after 16 years on the run

The U.S. Marshals Service found fugitive Frederick McLean's decomposing body in a South Carolina home on Nov. 6 after the criminal had been on the run for 16 years.

Lifelong Democrat, feminist warns party to stop trying to abolish biological sex or lose votes

Kara Dansky urged Democrats to stop the redefinition of sex and gender or risk losing voters.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/democrat-feminist-warns-biological-sex

Trump to release first book since leaving White House: 'Our Journey Together'

Former President Trump is releasing his first official book since leaving office next month – a photo book filled with images and captions hand-picked and handwritten by the former president.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-first-book-since-leaving-white-house-our-journey-together

Chip Roy to introduce bill requiring HHS to provide information on natural immunity as it relates to COVID

Rep. Chip Roy is introducing legislation which would require the Department of Health and Human Services to provide Congress with data relating to the effectiveness of natural immunity regarding COVID-19.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/chip-roy-to-introduce-bill-requiring-hhs-to-provide-information-on-natural-immunity-as-it-relates-to-covid

US calls out China 'escalation' after Chinese coast guard fired water cannons at Philippine ships

The State Department called out China for its "escalation" in the South China Sea, saying it "directly threatens regional peace and stability," while maintaining the United States' commitment to supporting the Philippines.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/us-china-escalation-coast-guard-philippine

NYC police hunt for gunman who opened fire on busy highway

New York City police are on the hunt Friday for a suspect seen on video firing a weapon into the air along one of the Big Apple’s busiest highways.

Kyle Rittenhouse verdict watch: Wisconsin law enforcement on standby as jury deliberates for fourth day

Law enforcement agencies in Kenosha, Wisconsin have said they are monitoring the situation surrounding an impending Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, with deliberations entering their fourth day on Friday.

China’s high-profile disappearances before Peng Shuai include Jack Ma, actress Fan Bingbing

The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases involving political dissidents, entertainers, business leaders and others who have run afoul of the authorities.

Fauci spotted maskless indoors at DC book party: report

Politico reported that Fauci was clocked at a book party at the high-end DC Italian spot Cafe Milano with a naked face.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/fauci-maskless-indoors-report

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Biden touted CBO as 'gold standard' – now his White House is trying to undermine it

While serving as vice president in the Obama administration, Biden said in an interview that the nonpartisan legislative budget scoring body is the “gold standard” when it comes to their work.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-touted-cbo-as-gold-standard-now-his-white-house-is-trying-to-undermine-it

Christian florist settling with same-sex couple after nearly a decade fighting iconic religious liberty case

FIRST ON FOX: Christian florist Barronelle Stutzman has agreed to settle with the same-sex couple that sued her for refusing to serve their wedding – capping off nearly a decade of litigation in one of the most iconic First Amendment cases this century.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/christian-florist-settles-same-sex-couple

Several California children sick after clinic administers wrong COVID vaccine doses

14 children in California were administered the wrong coronavirus vaccine dosage.