Saturday, April 30, 2022

Don't look up: 2022's first solar eclipse will appear in the southern hemisphere today

Today, people in some parts of southern South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific and Southern Oceans will be able to watch the first solar eclipse of the year.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/30/world/solar-eclipse-april-2022-scn-trnd/index.html

Florida teen accused of killing 'most wonderful mom in the world' who told him no smoking inside

A 19-year-old Florida man has been arrested and charged for allegedly shooting and killing his mother in their Polk County home this week.

Real Madrid wins 35th La Liga title with 4-0 win against Espanyol

Real Madrid wrapped up the La Liga title with a comprehensive 4-0 victory against Espanyol on Saturday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/30/football/real-madrid-la-liga-title-spt-intl/index.html

Fires in Southwest force more evacuations

Firefighters continued to battle destructive wildfires in America's Southwest on Friday.

Soccer super agent Mino Raiola dies aged 54

Mino Raiola, considered one of the most successful and influential soccer agents in the world, has died, according to a statement from his family posted on Raiola's social media pages. He was 54.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/30/football/mino-raiola-death-spt-intl/index.html

Petito family alleges Laundries went on vacation with Brian knowing Gabby was dead

A newly filed court document claims Brian Laundrie's parents knew his girlfriend, 22-year-old Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, had been killed before going on a family vacation to Fort De Soto Park.

Bishop Evans, Texas soldier who died saving migrants, to be laid to rest

A funeral service was held Saturday for Bishop Evans, the Texas National Guard member who was found dead after trying to rescue two migrants from drowning.

Friday, April 29, 2022

US military returns birthday cake to Italian woman, 77 years after American soldiers stole it

The US military returned a birthday cake to an Italian woman, exactly 77 years after American soldiers fighting in her local village ate the original gateau that was made for her 13th birthday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/29/europe/italy-us-military-returns-birthday-cake-intl-scli/index.html

Mayorkas won't name 1 domestic terror, White supremacy case referred to DOJ

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas butted heads with Rep. Greg Steube on Thursday after Mayorkas could not name a case of domestic terrorism he has referred to the Department of Justice.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mayorkas-domestic-terror-white-supremacy-cases-referred-to-doj

Eyebrow-raising Madison Cawthorn video at center of new ethics complaint

Footage showing Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., joking about sex with his male aide in a car surfaced Thursday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/madison-cawthorn-video-aide-new-ethics-complaint

Putin keeps the ruble surging as Russia makes 11th-hour effort to avoid default

Russian President Vladimir Putin's efforts to support the ruble continue to pay off — and then some.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/29/investing/russia-ruble-dollar-debt-payment/index.html

New text messages reveal Fox's Hannity advising Trump White House and seeking direction

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Fox's Sean Hannity exchanged more than 80 text messages between Election Day 2020 and Joe Biden's January 2021 inauguration, communications that show Hannity's evolution from staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump's election lies to being "fed up" with the "lunatics" hurting Trump's cause in the days before January 6.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/29/politics/hannity-text-messages-meadows-trump-white-house/index.html

McCarthy calls on Biden to scrap disinformation board: 'Orwellian Ministry of Truth'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joined a throng of conservatives that have called on President Biden to reverse his administration’s plan to establish a “Disinformation Governance Board” to combat "disinformation" in the 2022 midterms.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mccarthy-calls-on-biden-to-disband-disinformation-board-orwellian-ministry-of-truth

'Racial equity' a 'central tenet' in dispersing American Rescue Plan funds at state, local level: US Treasury

The U.S. Treasury made "advancing racial equity" a "central tenet" in its decision-making on the spending of $350 billion in state and local aid from President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/racial-equity-central-tenet-american-rescue-plan-funds-treasury

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Lily Peters murder: Wisconsin petition urges faster way to alert public of missing children

Chippewa Falls residents have kicked off a petition aiming to streamline the way authorities notify public alerts about missing children after the shocking slaying of 10-year-old Lily Peters, who was killed Sunday on the way home from her aunt’s house in Wisconsin.

Chicago teen killed himself after bullying while elite school turned a ‘blind eye’, lawsuit claims

A Chicago teenager committed suicide after allegedly being bullied over a rumor he was unvaccinated. Now his parents are suing the elite private school he attended, claiming it did nothing to address the "torment" he suffered.

29 GOP senators join Johnson, Biggs in resolution to repeal Biden's asylum rule

EXCLUSIVE: A group of 30 Republican senators led by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., are partnering with Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., in introducing a resolution to repeal the Biden administration's asylum rule, saying the president's plan "exacerbates" the border crisis.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/republican-senators-johnson-biggs-resolution-biden-asylum-rule

China's Weibo shows user locations to combat 'bad behavior'

Weibo, China's equivalent of Twitter, told users on Thursday it would start to publish their IP locations on their account pages and when they post comments, in a bid to combat "bad behavior" online.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/28/tech/weibo-user-location-bad-behavior/index.html

Illinois school district unveils curriculum teaching preschoolers about sexual orientation, gender identity

An Illinois school district this month is having schools teach about sexual orientation and gender study, including projects and lessons for preschoolers.

Florida man appeals murder convictions in slayings of wife, three kids and dog in Disney-area home

Anthony Todt, who a judge ripped as a “destroyer of worlds,” is appealing his convictions in the murders of his wife, their three children and the family dog inside their Disney-designed neighborhood.

Biden says students are like teachers' children when in classroom

President Biden told teachers that when in class, children are "like yours" and not anyone else's.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-students-like-teachers-children-when-in-classroom

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Kerry warns world will blow through critical climate change threshold unless global leaders step up

US Climate Envoy John Kerry warned Wednesday that world leaders will blow through a critical climate-change threshold unless they dramatically accelerate the transition to clean energy.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/27/politics/kerry-climate-warning-foreign-policy-summit/index.html

Dozens of wild horses die in Colorado after disease outbreak at federal facility

An unknown and highly contagious disease has killed 67 wild horses at a federal holding facility in Colorado since Saturday, officials said.

Florida man who vandalized LGBTQ mural ordered to write 25-page essay

A Florida man that pleaded guilty to vandalizing an LGBTQ mural at an intersection in South Florida has been ordered to write a 25-page essay on the Pulse nightclub shooting.

Boston police up patrols for notorious homeless open-air drug market after 5 stabbings in 3 days

Boston police said they are increasing patrols in the notorious Mass and Cass neighborhood following reports of at least five stabbing incidents in the past three days.

Parents' rights groups urge Cardona not to 'rewrite' Title IX by striking due process, adding gender identity

A coalition of 27 parents' rights groups urged Education Secretary Miguel Cardona not to reverse the Trump administration's Title IX sex discrimination reforms and not to incorporate "gender identity" into Title IX regulations.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

George Floyd death: Minnesota judge nixes live cameras in courtroom for trial against accused cops

A Minnesota judge has ruled that no cameras will be allowed in the courtroom to livestream the upcoming trial for three former Minneapolis police officers accused in the May 2020 death of George Floyd.

Tennessee police officer run over during traffic stop after suspect resists, flees, dashcam video shows

Tennessee police have released dramatic dashcam video that authorities say shows a suspect resist officers during a traffic stop before running one officer over with his vehicle as he flees.

House Republicans accuse DHS of pushing 'ideologically driven agenda' with transgender policies

More than two dozen House Republicans are expressing their concern about new transgender policies issued by the Department of Homeland Security, claiming the agency is pushing an “ideologically driven agenda” that could threaten national security.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-republicans-dhs-ideologically-driven-agenda-transgender-policies

Lily Peters killing: Chippewa Falls police warn parents to be vigilant at school pick-up

Wisconsin police announced increased patrols around schools in Chippewa Falls Tuesday, two days after a 10-year-old girl was murdered in the woods near the famed Leinenkugel’s brewery.

Illinois man finds six-decade-old McDonald's meal in his wall during renovation

An Illinois man and his wife found a decades-old McDonald's meal in their bathroom wall.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Chicago sees most violent weekend so far in 2022, with 8 murders and 42 people shot

Eight people were murdered in Chicago, with 42 people shot, in what was said to have been the Windy City’s most violent weekend year-to-date, according to police and reports on Monday.

Nashville officer injured after vehicle smashes patrol car while responding to highway wreck

A Nashville police officer was injured in a hit-and-run while helping with a highway wreck, authorities said Sunday.

Biden's White House senior adviser called ‘Squad’ members ‘f---ing idiots’: book

A new book being published by a pair of New York Times reporters writes that White House Office of Public Engagement Director and Senior Adviser Cedric Richmond referred to two prominent members of "the Squad" as "f---ing idiots."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/white-house-public-engagement-director-called-squad-members-f-ing-idiots-book

Hawaiian Airlines to offer free SpaceX Starlink Wi-Fi

Hawaiian Airlines plans to offer free Wi-Fi service through SpaceX's Starlink, the airline announced Monday.

source https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/hawaiian-airlines-starlink-internet-scn/index.html

Arizona firefighters rescue man stuck in gap between shipping container and wall

Firefighters in Arizona helped rescue a man who became trapped after he fell into a tight gap between a shipping container and a wall, authorities said Sunday.

Washington state legislature strikes word 'marijuana' from state laws, citing racism

The Washington State Legislature recently passed a bill replacing the word “marijuana” with “cannabis” in all state laws, citing the alleged racist origins of the Spanish word.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/washington-legislature-strikes-word-marijuana-from-state-laws-alleging-racism

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Why India can buy Russian oil, and still be friends with the US

What a difference a few weeks make. Just last month India was taking flak from the West for its relationship with Russia.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/22/india/india-us-china-russia-relations-intl-hnk/index.html

Opinion: The surprising solution to gun violence

In 1973, two psychologists came up with a clever experiment. They took a group of Princeton Theological Seminary students and asked them to walk across campus to give a lecture on the parable of the "Good Samaritan." Along their route, the psychologists positioned someone in a doorway, not moving, eyes closed, coughing and groaning as the study subjects went by -- someone, in other words, clearly in need of a Good Samaritan's help.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/23/opinions/surprising-solution-to-gun-violence-ludwig/index.html

Building a movement around Putin's jailed nemesis



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/intl-navalny-042422/

John Kerry is trying to convince the world to act on climate change. Russia's war made it that much harder

John Kerry has a mission: To convince the rest of the world to embrace renewable energy and slash their planet-warming emissions. But the US Climate Envoy's job isn't getting any easier in year two.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/24/politics/john-kerry-russia-china-climate-cop27/index.html

Max Verstappen dominates to win the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix as Ferrari struggles

Max Verstappen dominated the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix as Red Bull clinched a one-two at Imola on Sunday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/24/motorsport/max-verstappen-red-bull-emilia-romagna-grand-prix/index.html

Man punched by Mike Tyson for alleged harassment has long rap sheet, state records show

The man Mike Tyson was filmed striking on an airplane has criminal convictions going back to 2008, according to Florida state records.

Dem Rep. Cuellar urges Biden admin to extend Title 42: ‘We need to listen to the border communities’

With the Biden administration set to lift the Title 42 public health order that allows for expedited removal of migrants due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, is calling on Washington to pay attention to the reality at the border.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dem-rep-cuellar-urges-admin-to-extend-title-42-we-need-to-listen-to-the-border-communities

Saturday, April 23, 2022

New Hampshire couple found shot to death in wooded area

The bodies of a New Hampshire couple were found shot to death in a wooded area in Concord, police say.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/23/us/concord-new-hampshire-couple-dead/index.html

Europe agrees to sweeping new regulations for tech platforms

European policymakers have reached agreement on a sweeping package of new regulations for tech platforms that could mean big changes in oversight for everything from social media algorithms to digital advertising — and with potential ramifications worldwide.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/23/business/eu-tech-regulation/index.html

Opinion: The anti-LGBTQ backlash could have deadly consequences

It's every parent's worst nightmare to have their child's safety or well-being threatened. That's what two gay parents, Robbie Pierce and Neal Broverman, experienced this week when a man accosted them and their two small children on an Amtrak train from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/23/opinions/anti-lgtbq-attacks-hope/index.html

Can red US states regulate abortions performed outside their borders?

If the Supreme Court reverses its long-standing abortion precedent later this year and lets states ban abortions within their borders, it will unleash a new legal and legislative fight over how far anti-abortion lawmakers can reach to target conduct that happens outside their state lines.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/23/politics/abortion-out-of-state-legislation/index.html

South Carolina man confesses to murdering California woman 21 years later

A South Carolina man has confessed to the murder of a California woman 21 years ago.

DC police fatally shoot armed woman in 'special police' uniform suspected of shooting neighbor

A woman who was wearing a "special police officer" uniform is dead after being shot by a police officer in the nation's capital Saturday morning.

'Washington Crossing the Delaware' that hung in the White House up for auction at Christie's in May

The famous "Washington Crossing the Delaware" painting, which hung in the White House from the 1970s to 2014, is coming up for auction next month, when it is estimated to fetch about $20 million.

source https://www.cnn.com/style/article/painting-auction-washington-crossing-the-delaware-intl-scli/index.html

Biden met with Hunter Biden business partner at White House in 2010: Report

Hunter Biden's most prominent investment partner had an official sit-down with Vice President Joe Biden in 2010.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-met-hunter-biden-business-partner-white-house-2010

Friday, April 22, 2022

Americans say Florida’s focus on law and order makes it safer than New York, but fear remains

Floridians discuss safety in the Sunshine State.

Stefanik, Malliotakis slam Dems' 'gerrymandered' congressional map, praise court's ruling

New York Republicans are praising a mid-level appellate court ruling that concluded Democrats engaged in gerrymandering when drawing the state’s new congressional district boundaries.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/stefanik-malliotakis-slam-dems-gerrymandered-congressional-map-praise-courts-ruling

Listen to Navalny's moving message to the Russian people

"Navalny" premieres Sunday, April 24, at 9 p.m. ET on CNN. The fly-on-the-wall documentary follows Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny through his political rise, poisoning and search for the truth.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2022/04/19/navalny-message-to-russians-origseriesfilms-5.cnn

Google marks Earth Day with doodle showing stark impacts of the climate crisis

Google is marking Earth Day on Friday with a doodle of time lapses, highlighting how the climate crisis is radically changing the planet.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/22/world/earth-day-2022-google-doodle-climate-scli-intl/index.html

Orsolya Gaal's accused killer David Bonola approached cops and said, 'I hear you are looking for me': Reports

David Bonola, the handyman accused of killing Queens mom Orsolya Gaal during an argument about rekindling their "intimate" relationship, approached investigators who were canvassing the crime scene and told them: "I hear you are looking for me," according to a local report.

Thursday, April 21, 2022

New York BLM co-founder slams Mayor Adams for failing Black residents: 'City is a warzone'

Hawk Newsome of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York slams New York City Mayor Eric Adams as an ineffective mayor.

Democratic Reps. Elissa Slotkin, Abigail Spanberger warn Biden administration of border 'security crisis'

EXCLUSIVE: Two frontline Democrats have teamed up to warn the Biden administration of a looming immigration crisis if border agents no longer have a Trump-era tool to expel migrants from the country.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/elissa-slotkin-abigail-spanberger-warn-biden-administration-immigration-security-crisis-border

Ex-CIA head reacts to audio purporting Russian troops feeling abandoned

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.) reacts to purported intercepted communication between Russian soldiers expressing their frustration towards their commanders.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2022/04/21/general-david-petraeus-reacts-to-purported-audio-of-russian-troops-nr-vpx.cnn

Boris Johnson is to face another 'Partygate' investigation

Boris Johnson will face a third investigation into whether he knowingly misled parliament when he denied that any rules were broken in Downing Street after stories emerged of lockdown breaking parties and gatherings taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/21/uk/boris-johnson-another-investigation-partygate-intl-gbr/index.html

CNN+ will shut down at the end of April

CNN+, the streaming service that was hyped as one of the most significant developments in the history of CNN, will shut down on April 30, just one month after it launched.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/21/media/cnn-shutting-down/index.html

Navalny's daughter gets emotional talking about her father's return to Russia

"Navalny" premieres Sunday, April 24, at 9 p.m. ET on CNN and CNN+. The fly-on-the-wall documentary follows Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny through his political rise, poisoning and search for the truth.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2022/04/19/dasha-navalny-daughter-on-russia-return-origseriesfilms-4.cnn

Tennessee mom charged with threatening to blow up son's elementary school: 'Kids will be missing'

Memphis, Tennessee, mother Loretta Clayton-Treadwell is charged with threat of mass violence on school property after allegedly calling to say she would blow up an elementary school over her son’s missing backpack and telling a teaching assistant that kids would also “be missing.”

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Pushed back from Kyiv, what's Russia's military strategy now?

Phase two of Russia's invasion of Ukraine -- an offensive in the eastern Donbas region -- is underway. The question is whether it will be any more successful and competent than phase one, and whether Ukraine will have enough troops and weapons to impede or even block it.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/20/europe/russia-ukraine-strategy-donbas-analysis-cmd-intl/index.html

Johnny Depp resumes testimony in defamation case against Amber Heard

Actor Johnny Depp has resumed his testimony in a Fairfax, Virginia court in his defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/20/entertainment/johnny-depp-testimony-amber-heard-defamation-case/index.html

Boris Johnson has apologized twice in two days for breaking the law. Now what?

Boris Johnson has apologized to British lawmakers twice in the past two days for breaking the law.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/20/europe/boris-johnson-apology-what-comes-next-intl-cmd-gbr/index.html

Israeli government's fragility laid bare as violence spikes

The 10-month-old Israeli coalition government is facing its deepest political crisis to date, after weeks of high-profile attacks across Israel, military action in the West Bank, and after Israeli police entered and arrested hundreds at one of Jerusalem's holiest sites.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/20/middleeast/israel-government-fragility-jerusalem-violence-mime-intl/index.html

Parts of the world are heading toward an insect apocalypse, study suggests

Extreme land use combined with warming temperatures are pushing insect ecosystems toward collapse in some parts of the world, scientists reported Wednesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/20/world/insect-collapse-climate-change-scn/index.html

2 men wanted in New York City after broad daylight shootout

Two men in New York City pulled out handguns in the middle of a street in Queens on Tuesday and fired at each other in broad daylight, authorities said.

Ohio Dr. William Husel acquitted on all charges alleging he murdered 14 patients with excessive painkiller use

The Ohio doctor charged in the deaths of 14 hospital patients was acquitted on all counts on Wednesday after a jury deliberated for more than a week.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

COVID-19 rules take center stage in Nevada GOP governor primary as candidates blame Gov's 'draconian' rules

Nevada's pandemic restrictions, largely put in place by Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak, remain front and center in a gubernatorial campaign that's likely to be one of the most closely watched in the country.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/covid-nevada-governor-race-primary

Ten Dems flip on Biden, join GOP in opposing plan to end title 42

Ten Democrats have broken ranks with President Biden to side with the GOP over the ending of Title 42, a Trump-era border policy that allows for expedited deportation of migrants and prevents them from seeking asylum.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ten-dems-flip-on-biden-join-gop-in-opposing-plan-to-end-title-42

Mother indicted in death of 5-year-old son Elijah Lewis

The mother of 5-year-old Elijah Lewis, who was found dead in Massachusetts last year, has been indicted on charges that include first-degree murder, court records show.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/19/us/elijah-lewis-homicide-mother-indicted/index.html

Arizona wildfire forces residents to evacuate

An Arizona wildfire south of Prescott forced evacuations for residents near Mount Union.

Texas teen arrested for shooting girlfriend 22 times back in jail for bond violation: 'Why is he free?'

Houston, Texas, teenage murder suspect, Frank Deleon Jr., released on a $250,000 bond months ago after allegedly shooting his girlfriend, Diamond Alvarez, 22 times while she was out walking her dog, is now back in custody.

BLM silent when confronted with data showing massive 2020 spike in Black murders victims

The Black Lives Matter organization did not respond to Fox News Digital's request for comment on 2020's murder spike among Black Americans and experts pointing to BLM and defund the police movements for contributing.

Monday, April 18, 2022

Pentagon reacts to North Korea's claim it launched 'tactical guided weapon'

The Pentagon addressed a report from North Korean state media that the country had tested a "tactical guided weapon" on Sunday, with the stated goal of boosting its nuclear fighting capability.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pentagon-reacts-to-north-koreas-claim-it-launched-tactical-guided-weapon

Maryland man, 18, charged with raping teen girl near elementary school, police say

An 18-year-old Maryland man was arrested over the weekend in connection to the rape and assault of a 16-year-old girl in Montgomery County, authorities said.

Kamala Harris reveals her Wordle strategy, but won't share her squares any time soon

Vice President Kamala Harris gave an interview that focused exclusively on the game apps she plays on her phone.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/kamala-harris-gives-interview-about-playing-wordle-other-game-apps

This is how one CNN employee saved another colleague's life

CNN's last remaining original employee and UN correspondent, Richard Roth, was in desperate need of a kidney transplant when a colleague of his made it all happen. Roth and his donor, Samira Jafari, Deputy Managing editor at CNN Investigates join New Day to tell their story.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2022/04/18/cnn-employee-life-saving-kidney-transplant-richard-roth-keilar-avlon-newday-intv-vpx.cnn

Ex-boyfriend of slain Florida mom Cassie Carli smirks in mugshot after extradition

The ex-boyfriend charged in connection with the death of a young Florida mom is back in the state after his failed attempt to fight extradition – and is seen smirking in his latest booking photo.

SCOTUS swats away SALT cap challenge that limits tax deductions in New York, Maryland

The Supreme Court Monday rejected an appeal from several states challenging Congress's cap on state and local taxes that can be deducted from federal taxable income.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/scotus-turns-away-salt-cap-challenge

Sunday, April 17, 2022

California woman rented Michigan Airbnb for a month to meet with 14-year-old, police say

A 33-year-old California woman was arrested after she flew to Michigan and rented an Airbnb to meet with a 15-year-old boy she had met online, authorities said.

Florida rejects 41% of math textbooks for including CRT, most aimed at K-5 students: 'Impermissible'

Florida rejected 54 of the 132 submitted math textbooks to be taught in public schools

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/florida-math-textbook-critical-race-theory-desantis

Tunisia seeks to limit damage after ship carrying up to 1,000 tons of fuel sinks

Tunisia will work with other countries that have offered to help it to prevent environmental damage after a merchant ship carrying up to 1,000 tons of oil sank in Tunisian waters, the defense ministry said on Sunday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/17/africa/tunisia-ship-wreck-environment-intl/index.html

Colorado deputy ‘bravely’ uses car to stop wrong-way driver saving lives: authorities

An Adams County sheriff's deputy in Colorado used his patrol vehicle to stop a speeding wrong-way driver last week, “bravely” putting himself in harms way for the safety of other drivers, authorities said.

McCarthy says Ukraine invasion should serve as ‘lesson’ for arming Taiwan

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on "Fox News Sunday" the Russian invasion of Ukraine should serve as a "lesson" for the U.S. ahead of a possible Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mccarthy-ukraine-invasion-arming-taiwan

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Liverpool books ticket to FA Cup final after 3-2 win over Manchester City

A rampant Liverpool advanced to the FA Cup final on Saturday, beating Manchester City 3-2 at a sunny Wembley stadium.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/16/football/liverpool-manchester-city-fa-cup-semifinals-spt-intl/index.html

Attempted carjacking victim in New Orleans shoots at two suspects during theft: report

The victim of an attempted carjacking in New Orleans shot at two suspects involved, according to local reports.

Migrant aboard fourth bus to DC says poverty in Venezuela drove him to cross southern border

A fourth bus carrying migrants from Texas arrived in Washington, D.C., Saturday carrying fewer than 10 migrants fleeing Venezuela’s capital city, Caracas.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/migrant-aboard-fourth-bus-to-dc-venezuela-poverty-southern-border

Emma Raducanu hampered by blister in heavy Billie Jean King Cup defeat

Emma Raducanu said a blister "completely stopped" her from moving after suffering a heavy straight sets defeat in the Billie Jean King Cup qualifiers on Saturday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/16/tennis/emma-raducanu-blister-billie-jean-king-spt-intl/index.html

100 people with rare cancers who attended same NJ high school demand answers

A single New Jersey man has uncovered a medical mystery apparently linking 100 people diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer to a Woodbridge high school.

Patrick Lyoya: Protests continue in Grand Rapids over fatal police shooting of Black man

Protesters marched through downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, Friday evening demanding accountability for the fatal police shooting of Patrick Lyoya.

Friday, April 15, 2022

Twitter adopts 'poison pill' measure that could thwart Elon Musk's takeover bid

Twitter's board of directors has adopted a limited-term shareholder rights plan called a "poison pill" that could make it harder for Elon Musk to acquire the company.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/15/tech/twitter-elon-musk-poison-pill/index.html

Earliest evidence of Maya calendar found inside Guatemalan pyramid

A glyph representing a day called "7 Deer" on mural fragments dating from the third century BC found inside the ruins of a pyramid in Guatemala marks the earliest-known use of the Maya calendar, one of this ancient culture's renowned achievements.

source https://www.cnn.com/style/article/maya-calendar-guatemala-pyramid-intl-scli/index.html

A rare blazing orange wildflower thought to be extinct for 36 years was rediscovered

A rare blazing orange wildflower that was thought to be extinct for 36 years was rediscovered in South America.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/15/world/extinct-flower-ecuador-scn/index.html

NYC subway shooting: NYPD claim camera malfunctions did not delay manhunt

The NYPD used a rental truck key and a 'piece of identification' found at the scene to locate James.

NJ road rage driver runs over woman with vehicle twice after she photographs him leaving scene of crash: Cops

A New Jersey road rage driver chased down and ran over a woman twice with his vehicle after the victim took photographs of the suspect trying to flee the scene of a previous crash, authorities said.

Man in LA fatally stabbed in 'random and unprovoked' attack while on FaceTime with his brother

Los Angeles detectives are seeking information Friday following the unprovoked stabbing of a man who was killed while talking to his brother on FaceTime.

Biden administration grants Temporary Protected Status to immigrants from Cameroon

The Biden administration announced Friday that it is designating Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) -- meaning that nationals living in the U.S. will be protected from deportation and can apply for work permits.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-administration-temporary-protected-status-cameroon

Thursday, April 14, 2022

21 states now suing Biden admin's Title 42 rollback, calling decision a 'self-inflicted calamity'

FIRST ON FOX: More states across the country are suing the Biden administration over the decision to rescind the Title 42 public health order, which allows swift removal of migrants due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/florida-ashley-moody-lawsuit-biden-title-42-rollback

Finland expects 'different kinds of threats' from Russia over upcoming NATO decision



source https://edition.cnn.com/webview/europe/live-news/ukraine-russia-putin-news-04-14-22/h_1bf429f1a9ccb761fe700e8f32bb8ad2

NYC elementary school slashing sends Bronx teacher, school security guard to hospital: police

NYPD told Fox News Digital a 23-year-old suspect arrived at P.S. 069 Journey Prep School in the Bronx looking to assault a teacher he previously dated, but a school security agent intervened.

Missouri AG refiles criminal charges in duck boat accident that killed 17

Two days after a Missouri judge dismissed criminal cases against three managers of a Missouri duck boat tour company stemming from an accident that killed 17 customers, the state AG refiled charges.

Minnesota sheriff releases video showing woman point gun at deputy before she was shot

Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther said that releasing the video was an effort to dispel a "narrative" spread on social media and "make the public aware of the facts."

6 US lawmakers arrive in Taiwan for surprise visit, China issues warning

Sen. Lindsey Graham and other lawmakers will meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen despite Chinese threats

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/us-lawmakers-taiwan-china-visit-warning-lindsey-graham

Dianne Feinstein's memory fading and she may no longer be fit to serve, senators say

Officials question California Sen. Dianne Feinstein's capacity to do her job at age 88, but won't go on the record.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dianne-feinstein-memory-fading-senators-say-report

RNC chair Ronna McDaniel mulls making bid for record fourth term steering GOP

With Trump's backing, Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel may seek what would be a modern-day record 4th term steering the GOP’s national committee

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rnc-chair-ronna-mcdaniel-mulls-fourth-term-steering-gop

Biden administration unveils steps to boost equity in govt

The Biden administration continues to announce efforts to advance its equity-driven agenda.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-administration-unveils-steps-boost-equity-govt

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Denver's cashless bond system being 'abused,' citizens are 'suffering,' former DA says

A former Denver district attorney said the city's increase in crime is a result of various reforms, including expanding the use of cashless bonds.

Florida man arrested in attempted kidnapping of child; detectives concerned there may be more victims

Vinh Nguyen, 37, was arrested Tuesday in connection to the attempted kidnapping of a child that was caught on video, authorities said.

Republicans slam Biden admin as bus from Texas drops migrants in DC: 'Untenable situation'

FIRST ON FOX: Top Congressional Republicans are blasting the Biden administration's failure to secure the southern border with Mexico as Texas begins to bus migrants crowding border cities to Washington, D.C.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/republicans-slam-biden-admin-bus-texas-drops-migrants-dc

With the BA.2 subvariant on the rise, what's safe and what's not? A medical expert explains

As the United States navigates a third year of the Covid-19 pandemic, cases are rising modestly in the Northeast, Philadelphia has reinstituted an indoor mask mandate and some colleges are requiring masks during the final days of the spring semester.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/13/health/omicron-subvariant-covid-safety-wen-wellness/index.html

Mitch McConnell says this is the best political environment for Republicans in 30 years

Mitch McConnell is feeling pretty good right about now.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/13/politics/mitch-mcconnell-gop-house-senate-election-wave/index.html

World's top oil trader will stop buying Russian crude

Vitol Group, the world's top independent oil merchant, will stop trading Russian crude oil and products by the end of the year, a source with knowledge of the situation told CNN.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/13/business/vitol-russian-oil/index.html

Missing Harmony Montgomery's stepmother facing new charges

New Hampshire authorities have charged missing 5-year-old Harmony Montgomery's stepmother, Kayla Montgomery, with new stolen property charges related to gun thefts from 2019.

Brooklyn subway shooting suspect Frank James purchased gun in 2011 at Ohio pawn shop: source

Frank James, the lone suspect in the Brooklyn subway shooting that wounded 10 people, purchased the gun used in the attack at a pawn shop in Ohio, Fox News has learned.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Teachers say kids fell behind dramatically during pandemic, lack basic skills

Young students have dramatically fallen behind on basic life skills such as tying their shoes following school shutdowns during the pandemic, teachers say.

Allergies, asthma linked to heart disease, study says

If you have a history of asthma or allergies, you may be at increased risk of developing high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, new research finds.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/12/health/allergies-asthma-heart-disease-wellness/index.html

Biden warned by Iranian American scientists, scholars over perils of removing terror status

About 500 Iranian American scientists, scholars and engineers urged President Biden Tuesday to not remove the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from the U.S. list of foreign terrorist groups.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-warned-by-iranian-american-scientists-scholars-removing-terror-status

How Russians born in the 1990s became Putin's soldiers

In the summer of 1991, I was a 19-year-old journalist hitchhiking across America with a friend, on assignment for a Moscow newspaper.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/12/opinions/russians-view-putin-post-soviet-journalism-kucher/index.html

Italian police seize properties belonging to former F1 driver

Italy has seized properties valued at €105 million ($114.32 million) belonging to Nikita Mazepin and his oligarch father Dmitry, Italian financial police confirmed in a statement Monday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/12/motorsport/nikita-mazepin-properties-seized-russian-sanctions-spt-intl/index.html

California man killed after car runs him over while trying to steal its catalytic converter, police say

A man died Monday after he was run over by a car that he was trying to steal a catalytic converter from in Sacramento, California, authorities said.

Monday, April 11, 2022

Law enforcement, bipartisan prosecutors back Biden ATF pick

EXCLUSIVE: President Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Steve Dettelbach, has already received a number of endorsements from top law enforcement officials and federal prosecutors—appointed under both Republican and Democrat administrations.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/law-enforcement-bipartisan-prosecutors-back-biden-atf-pick

Austria's leader says his face-to-face meeting with Putin was 'not a friendly visit'

Austria's Chancellor Karl Nehammer said he raised alleged Russian atrocities in Ukraine during a "tough" and unfriendly meeting Monday with Vladimir Putin -- the first Western sit-down with the Russian President since he launched his invasion in February.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/11/europe/austria-nehammer-putin-meeting-russia-ukraine-intl/index.html

'We are starving': Shanghai residents protest largest lockdown in the world

As Covid-19 cases spread, the third largest city in the world is on lockdown. CNN international correspondent David Culver reports from his apartment in Shanghai about the conditions inside the world's largest lockdown. GoThere is available on CNN+ -- CNN's new streaming service.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2022/04/11/shanghai-lockdown-protests-gothere.cnn

Atlanta rapper accused of trafficking guns to crime plagued Philadelphia in straw purchasing scheme

Federal prosecutors said nearly 300 guns bought across Georgia and trafficked to Pennsylvania in a straw purchasing scheme run by an Atlanta rapper started showing up at crime scenes or were found in the possession of convicted felons in Philadelphia.

NYC Mayor Eric Adams announces Juneteenth as a paid city holiday

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced Monday that Juneteenth will now be a paid city holiday, effective this year.

Targeted by Trump, Cheney hauls in nearly $3 million the past three months for her re-election run

Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, facing a GOP primary challenge from Trump-backed candidate, hauls in nearly $3 million in fundraising the past three months

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/targeted-trump-cheney-nearly-3-million-reelection-run

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Jake Sullivan says Russia's alleged war crimes in Ukraine were 'planned' at 'highest levels'

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said Sunday that alleged war crimes committed by Russia against civilians in Ukraine were "planned" by the "highest levels of the Russian government," citing declassified intelligence documents.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jake-sullivan-says-russias-war-crimes-in-ukraine-were-planned-by-highest-levels-of-russian-government

Biden expected to release rule on ghost guns in days

President Joe Biden is expected to release a new ghost gun rule as soon as Monday, according to people familiar with the matter.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-expected-release-ghost-gun-rule

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen on track to advance to French presidential runoff, data shows

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen appear to be the leading candidates in the first round of the French presidential elections, an analysis of early results shows, setting up a rematch of the 2017 contest.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/10/europe/french-presidential-election-results-intl/index.html

Good Samaritans pull woman from burning car near Supreme Court

The driver has been charged with a DUI after crashing into a Supreme Court barrier at 2 a.m.

WH says they know what to expect in Ukraine based on Putin's choice of new general

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reported appointment of a new general known as the “Butcher of Syria” to oversee the invasion of Ukraine is a choice that shows the White House exactly what to expect as Moscow’s aggression continues, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ukraine-putin-new-general-russia-white-house

Man charged for allegedly burying mother, sister in backyard

Lelko is charged with two felony counts of concealment of death, and may face charges for collecting his mother's welfare checks

McConnell says Democrats 'headed toward a pretty good beating’ in midterms

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on "Fox News Sunday" that the Democrats are heading for a "pretty good beating" in the midterm elections because of the Biden’s administration’s "incompetence" on issues like inflation and the Afghanistan withdrawal.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/mcconnell-democrats-beating-midterms

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Dem Rep. Cuellar joins bipartisan effort to block Biden's rollback of Title 42, opposes busing migrants to DC

FIRST ON FOX: Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, has signed onto bipartisan House legislation that would block President Biden from lifting existing Title 42 immigration restrictions without a plan in place to address the expected surge of migrants at the Southern border.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/democrat-title-42-bipartisan-effort-block-biden-admin

Banks are making big money off of Russian debt

US banks have left Russia, but that doesn't mean they're done making money off the Kremlin's horrific invasion of Ukraine.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/09/investing/russia-debt-wall-street-billions/index.html

Nebraska wildfire spanning 30,000 acres continues to blaze

A southern Nebraska wildfire that forced the evacuation of the community of Edison is still reported at 30,000 acres and 0% containment.

The night sky is changing before our eyes

I hate to fail. I suspect this trait would make me a very bad NASA scientist, many of whom have been putting the Artemis I moon mission rocket through its final, prelaunch tests.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/09/world/satellite-pollution-science-newsletter-wt-scn/index.html

Big Tech 'censored' Air Force veteran who shared story of rising from poverty to a college education

Gretchen Smith posted her story on social media about rising from poverty to pay her college education, but was silenced after LinkedIn disabled her account.

NC congressional candidate, Green Beret with lengthy arrest record says there's a 'push to elect real people'

North Carolina Republican congressional candidate Tony Cowden has a lengthy arrest history, but the former Green Beret believes his record is "nothing embarrassing," and it might even be a detail that some voters "can relate to."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nc-congressional-candidate-lengthy-arrest-history

Friday, April 8, 2022

Jury in Whitmer kidnapping case deadlocked on some counts

The jurors deliberating the case surrounding an alleged attempt to kidnap the governor of Michigan are deadlocked on some counts pressed against the defendants.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jury-whitmer-kidnapping-case-deadlocked-some-counts-partial-verdict

Ex-Goldman banker convicted in 1MDB corruption case

Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng was convicted by a U.S. jury on Friday of conspiring to violate an anti-corruption law to help loot hundreds of millions of dollars from Malaysia's 1MDB development fund.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/08/investing/roger-ng-1mdb-conviction/index.html

Sharpton convention keynote speaker praised Farrakhan, called to make gays 'uncomfortable' in their 'sin'

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church senior pastor Jamal H. Bryant is scheduled to deliver the keynote address on Friday for a luncheon at MSNBC anchor Al Sharpton's annual National Action Network (NAN) convention, according to the schedule.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/sharpton-convention-speaker-farrakhan

Man jailed for London murder of 28-year-old teacher Sabina Nessa

A man has been jailed for life after pleading guilty to the murder of 28-year-old teacher Sabina Nessa in a killing that sparked renewed outcry about the UK's epidemic of violence against women and girls.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/08/uk/sabina-nessa-killer-jailed-for-life-intl-gbr/index.html

Europe turns its back on Russian coal. Is oil next?

European leaders have agreed to phase out Russian coal imports as part of a new package of sanctions triggered by evidence of atrocities in Bucha, Ukraine. An oil embargo could be next.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/08/business/russia-coal-eu-oil/index.html

Member of Proud Boys leadership pleads guilty to US Capitol attack charges

A leader of the Proud Boys pleaded guilty on Friday to two felony charges in one of the most prominent criminal cases against an organized far-right group that participated in the US Capitol attack on January 6, 2021.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/08/politics/charles-donohoe-proud-boys/index.html

'How to Murder Your Husband' fiction author on trial for real-life murder in Oregon

Romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy, author of the online essay, "How to Murder Your Husband,' appeared in an Oregon courtroom Monday for her murder trial.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Jimmy Kimmel reported to Capitol Police for 'threat of violence,' Marjorie Taylor Greene says

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she filed a report against comedian Jimmy Kimmel over comments on his show she says were a "threat of violence."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/marjorie-taylor-greene-jimmy-kimmel-report-capitol-police

Rep. Herrell introduces bill to use foreign aid to deport illegal immigrants, stop migrant caravans

Rep. Yvette Herrell, D-N.M., on Thursday introduced legislation that would see the U.S. use foreign aid to deport illegal immigrants.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rep-herrell-bill-foreign-aid-deport-illegal-immigrants-migrant-caravans

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner go their own way on January 6

Ivanka Trump's recent eight-hour testimony before the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol attack by her father's followers was perfectly "on brand," as marketers say, for her personal image. Depending on what she said, it may also have increased the legal threat faced by the former President and further tarnished his legacy. It undoubtedly added a new element to the long-running examination of a rarefied family dynamic.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/07/opinions/ivanka-trump-jared-kushner-january-6-strategy-dantonio/index.html

VA sheriff's officers vindicated in scuffle with left-wing DA but he punishes them anyway: Attorney

Two Fairfax, Virginia, sheriff’s lieutenants are still on the Brady list after they were cleared of wrongdoing in an internal investigation into a confrontation at a security checkpoint involving Attorney Steve Descano.

Brooklyn Bridge climber coaxed down during rush-hour drama caught on video

The New York Police Department says a man was assisted off the cables of the Brooklyn Bridge without incident.

Florida man, sister-in-law fight off attempted robbers on street: 'WWE stuff'

A Florida teen and his sister-in-law did not fall victim to an attempted robbery after defending themselves against the suspects.

GOP candidate to launch border force to curb migrant surges if elected New Mexico governor

Mark Ronchetti, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, said he plans to launch a border task force if he's elected governor of New Mexico.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/gop-candidate-governor-new-mexico-border-force-curb-migrant-surges

Pelosi tests positive for COVID-19

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested positive for COVID-19, according to her office, marking the first time the Democratic leader has contracted the virus after two years of touting strict coronavirus protocols at the House.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pelosi-tests-positive-covid-19

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Utah woman dead after fall at Grand Canyon, 4th this year

Margaret Osswald, 34, of Salt Lake City, Utah, suffered fatal injuries after falling about 20 feet near a camp along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park on Monday evening, officials said.

HHS Secretary Becerra refuses to admit partial-birth abortions are illegal in House testimony

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra repeatedly dodged questions about the 2003 law banning partial-birth abortions.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hhs-xavier-becerra-partial-birth-abortion-illegal-house-testimony

Burkina Faso's ex-president handed life sentence in absentia over predecessor's murder

Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for complicity in the 1987 murder of his predecessor Thomas Sankara in a coup, a military tribunal ruled on Wednesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/06/world/burkina-faso-president-blaise-compaore-murder-spt-intl/index.html

Nigerian atheist jailed 24 years for blasphemy

A Nigerian atheist and outspoken critic of religion was sentenced to 24 years in jail on Tuesday after pleading guilty to blasphemy charges in the largely Muslim northern state of Kano, in a ruling that puts a spotlight on religious freedoms in the country.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/06/africa/nigerian-atheist-jailed-blasphemy-intl/index.html

Los Angeles County supervisors usurp sheriff's authority in enforcing COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday giving the county personnel director, instead of the department heads, including Sheriff Alex Villanueva, the authority to discipline and fire employees who do not comply with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Hawley grills Biden admin on migrant surge, whether DHS plans to give phones to illegal immigrants

Hawley probed DHS Secretary Mayorkas Wednesday, pointing to reports that the department is pulling VA doctors to treat illegal immigrants at the border and providing illegal migrants with free phones.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/hawley-grills-biden-admin-migrant-surge-dhs-plans-phones-illegal-immigrants

Jason Chaffetz calls on White House to 'immediately release' recommendation letter emails say Biden sent

Former Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Jason Chaffetz is calling on the White House to “immediately release” the college recommendation letter President Biden sent to Brown University on behalf of the son of a Chinese executive who did business with Hunter Biden.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jason-chaffetz-white-house-immediately-release-recommendation-letter-emails-biden-sent

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Maryland officers save 9-month-old, 3-year-old, 2 adults from vehicle that crashed into pond

Maryland police shared video of officers jumping into action to rescue a 9-month-old, a toddler and two adults trapped inside a half-submerged vehicle that crashed into a pond last week.

Philadelphia gun violence: Boy, 13, shot while sitting in parked car, teen killed walking home from school

A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy sitting in a parked car was shot multiple times Monday in what police believe was a targeted shooting that occurred just hours after a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot as he walked home from school in a separate incident, authorities said.

Oversight Republicans push for answers on DHS plans to handle border surge when Title 42 lifts

FIRST ON FOX: Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are calling for answers from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about its plans to deal with an expected spike in numbers at the southern border when the Biden administration ends Title 42.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/oversight-republicans-answers-dhs-plans-handle-border-surge-title-42

Donald Trump is getting richer again

More than 14 months after leaving office -- and while still contesting the 2020 election -- former President Donald Trump has seen his net worth soar to $3 billion, according to brand new numbers from Forbes.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/05/politics/donald-trump-net-worth-forbes-billionaire/index.html

Elon Musk is worth more than twice Warren Buffett and has $100 billion on Jeff Bezos

How crazy rich is Elon Musk?

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/05/investing/elon-musk-worlds-richest-person/index.html

Arizona dad fatally stabbed by son over grocery payment, police say

An Arizona man was stabbed to death following a dispute with his son over paying for groceries.

California city to give universal income to transgender, nonbinary residents regardless of earnings

A California city is planning to give universal basic income (UBI) to transgender and nonbinary residents regardless of their income level.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/california-city-universal-income-transgender-residents

Monday, April 4, 2022

Man responsible for brutal string 1980s rapes ID'd by utility bill, gets over 600-year sentence: 'Evil'

An Indiana man has been sentenced to 650 years in prison in relation to sexual assault cases 30 years back.

House Armed Services Republicans urge Biden to increase 2023 defense budget amid 'unprecedented threats'

EXCLUSIVE: Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee are urging President Biden increase the national defense budget for 2023, warning of “unprecedented threats” facing the United States.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-republicans-biden-increase-2023-defense-budget

Biden calls for Ukraine war crimes trial, denies 'genocide' in Bucha

President Biden on Monday called for an "actual war crime trial" as evidence of atrocities committed against Ukrainian civilians in Bucha emerged, but denied that the attacks amounted to a “genocide."

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/russia-ukraine-biden-calls-for-war-crime-trial-after-bucha-massacre

Russian oligarch's luxury yacht seized in Spain at US' request

A 255-foot luxury yacht owned by a Russian billionaire was seized by Spanish law enforcement on Monday at the request of US officials, according to the Justice Department.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/04/politics/russian-yacht-seized-fbi-task-force/index.html

Missing LA hiker's body found with emaciated dog by his side

A California hiker's body was found in Griffith Park with dog by his side two weeks after having gone missing.

Sunday, April 3, 2022

GOP Gov. Larry Hogan attacks Ron DeSantis, calls Florida parental rights bill 'absurd'

Republican Maryland Gov. calls the Florida education bill "absurd" and slams Gov. Ron DeSantis for criticizing Disney who he says has a right to free speech.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/larry-hogan-desantis-florida-education-bill-gay

Mass grave found in town near Kyiv



source https://edition.cnn.com/webview/europe/live-news/ukraine-russia-putin-news-04-3-22/h_2e3505d9425cda4a1a4468bb3317bfd0

Hillary Clinton says 'More' can be done to hurt Putin, help Ukraine: 'Double down'

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the job that President Biden has done in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, while asserting that there is more that the U.S. should be doing to make a difference in the region.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/clinton-more-can-be-done-to-hurt-putin-help-ukraine-we-have-to-double-down

Newsom blames guns for Sacramento mass shooting: 'Scourge of gun violence'

Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom called for the end of "gun violence" after a mass shooting in Sacramento, California.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/gavin-newsom-california-sacramento-mass-shooting-blame-guns

DHS provides suicide prevention app for employees after border patrol chief reports low morale

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is offering an app to employees aimed at suicide prevention.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dhs-suicide-prevention-app-employees

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Pentagon transfers Guantanamo Bay prisoner Sufiyan Barhoumi to Algeria

Guantanamo Bay prisoner Sufiyan Barhoumi was transferred to Algeria, the Pentagon announced Saturday, leaving 37 detainees at the detention facility.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pentagon-transfers-guantanamo-bay-prisoner-sufiyan-barhoumi-to-algeria

Ukrainian presidential adviser calls for heavier weaponry as Russia shifts military focus

As the Russian military shifts its campaign to focus on the east and south of Ukraine, Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak has called on the US and its allies to deliver heavier weaponry to the ex-Soviet nation.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/02/europe/russia-ukraine-heavier-weaponry-military-focus-intl/index.html

Border Patrol agents nab slew of criminals, gang members in one border sector

Border Patrol agents have caught a slew of hardened criminals at the border within a few days in just one sector.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/border-patrol-agents-criminals-gang-members-one-border-sector

EPA upholds Trump-era decision not to regulate drinking water contaminant

Upholding a Trump-era environmental policy, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will not regulate a drinking water contaminant that has been linked to brain damage in infants.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/epa-upholds-trump-era-decision-regulate-contaminant

Russia shifts focus from Kyiv to east and south as Ukraine warns days ahead 'will not be easy'



source https://edition.cnn.com/europe/live-news/ukraine-russia-putin-news-04-2-22/h_1d1e19d42d9218087cac17301277ac21

Florida zoo celebrates the birth of a critically endangered lemur

A Florida zoo welcomed the birth of one of the world's most endangered primates: a blue-eyed black lemur.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/02/us/blue-eyed-black-lemur-scn-trnd/index.html

Third suspect arrested in Texas deputy's murder; Gov. Abbot calls for death penalty

A third suspect has been arrested in connection to the fatal Thursday shooting of a Texas Deputy Darren Almendarez who is being remembered as “a remarkable man," according to authorities.

Harris joins Biden in getting second COVID-19 booster shot

Vice President Kamala Harris has received her second booster for the COVID-19 vaccination.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/harris-second-covid-19-booster-shot

Friday, April 1, 2022

NYPD offers $3,500 reward for Queens slashing suspect

The New York Police Department is offering a $3,500 reward for the identity of a Queens slashing suspect

Arizona AG warns of 'tidal wave' of migrants at southern border if Biden admin lifts Title 42

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning the Biden administration that the U.S. will face a "tidal wave" of migration if it goes through with its reported plan to lift Title 42 in the coming months.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/arizona-ag-warns-tidal-wave-migration-biden-title-42

White House press secretary Jen Psaki to depart for MSNBC

White House press secretary Jen Psaki plans on departing the Biden administration in the coming weeks and heading to MSNBC, two people familiar with the matter told CNN on Friday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/01/media/jen-psaki-msnbc/index.html

Food aid convoy enters Tigray for the first time in months, World Food Program says

Trucks carrying food aid have entered Tigray in northern Ethiopia for the first time since mid-December, according to a tweet from the United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) on Friday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/01/africa/food-convoy-tigray-wfp-intl/index.html

What we learned from Prince Philip's memorial service



source https://cnn.it/3wTndLh

Notorious NY mob hit man who killed 3 escapes federal custody in Florida

The convicted mob hit man was approved to travel for a medical appointment and slipped out of custody the same day.

62,000+ illegal immigrants got past Border Patrol agents in March: sources

More than 62,000 illegal immigrants evaded Border Patrol agents in March, averaging about 2,000 a day, according to multiple Customs and Border Protection (CBP) sources.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/62000-illegal-immigrants-border-patrol-agents-march

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...