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    Democratic Indiana Rep. André Carson presided over a classified briefing Wednesday regarding "unidentified aerial phenomena" ahead of the released report from the Director of National Intelligence on the U.S. government's gathered information on UFOs. U.S. government officials have shown a heightened interest in investigating military footage and images showing flying objects, confirmed to be legitimate footage by the Department of...
    LONDON -- British labor unions reacted angrily Wednesday to reports that the government plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations for people who work in care homes for older adults in England.Newspapers, including the Guardian and the Times of London, reported that the government plans to introduce the requirement after deciding that vaccinating care home workers would protect vulnerable residents.Ministers are expected...
    WASHINGTON -- The Biden administration says it will enhance its analysis of threats from domestic terrorists, including the sharing of intelligence within law enforcement agencies, and will work with tech companies to eliminate terrorist content online as part of a nationwide strategy to combat domestic terrorism.The National Security Council on Tuesday released the strategy, which comes more than six months...
    Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Moderna Inc. said the U.S. government would buy 200 million more doses of its vaccine in a deal that included the potential for buying other Covid candidates in testing, including booster shots. European Union government envoys agreed to lift travel restrictions for U.S. residents, a diplomat familiar with the meeting said, the latest step toward a...
    There has been no evidence presented to show FBI involvement in the riot on Jan. 6. On Wednesday, Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) without evidence accused the FBI of orchestrating the Jan. 6 mob attack on the U.S. Capitol. Gaetz posted a video of an appearance...
    London (CNN)British Prime Minister Boris Johnson described his health minister as "totally f**king hopeless" during the early days of the pandemic, text messages published by his disaffected former chief adviser revealed on Wednesday.Writing on Substack and in a Twitter thread, Dominic Cummings shared photos of his WhatsApp conversations with the Prime Minister and documents from national security meetings that he...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — With Gov. Ron DeSantis saying lockdown restrictions and mask mandates meant to stop the spread of COVID-19 did more harm than good, the state clemency board on Wednesday pardoned all Floridians who were arrested or fined for violating local-government requirements about wearing masks or social distancing. “This action is necessary so that we can recover, have a...
    A senior Cabinet member has said the government “doesn’t have the right to take charge of people’s lives, purely to prevent them seeing the doctor”, as the prime minister is reportedly battling rising discontent amongst MPs over the delay to ending coronavirus restrictions. On Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson based his rationale for delaying ‘Freedom Day’ until July 19th on...
    Myanmar government troops burned a village in a suspected attempt to quell opposition to the ruling junta, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The junta that overthrew the elected government on Feb. 1 has responded to opposition with violence in a reported attempt to stop a developing insurrection, according to the AP. However, the increased violence seems to have fueled civilian...
    Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Moderna Inc. said the U.S. government would buy 200 million more doses of its vaccine in a deal that included the potential for buying other Covid candidates in testing, including booster shots. European Union government envoys agreed to lift travel restrictions for U.S. residents, a diplomat familiar with the meeting said, the latest step toward a...
    Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law Tuesday banning the government from closing places of worship in Texas. Texas’s HB1239 prohibits “any elected or appointed officer, employee, or agent of the state” from closing a “building or grounds where religious activities are conducted.” The newly signed law follows an executive order Abbott issued last year that shut down Texas, including houses...
    Tuesday, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson warned about the creep toward “authoritarianism,” which was evident by trends within the Biden administration as it attacks to combat the alleged threat of so-called domestic terrorism. According to Carlson, by turning the focused inward, the FBI was contributing to the trend. Transcript as follows: CARLSON: This weekend, police in Columbus, Georgia arrested the...
    The Long War Journal (LWJ) reported on Monday that during the six weeks that have elapsed since U.S. troops officially began withdrawing from Afghanistan, the Taliban has “seized control of 32 additional districts, their reach spanning nearly half of the country’s 34 provinces.”  The Taliban now controls 106 districts in total, compared to only 94 for the government in Kabul....
    BRITS hoping to bag a last minute trip to Spain, Portugal or Italy when the government finally okays travel have been warned that hotels might all be fully booked... with Germans. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has revealed that while Brits are stuck at home without any green list countries to travel to, Europeans on the continent are rushing to...
    Details about the case of Winston Smith Jr., a Black man shot by authorities in a Minneapolis parking garage, are scarce. According to initial reports by authorities, members of the U.S. Marshals Service North Star Fugitive Task shot and killed Smith on June 3 after he fired a gun from the car he was in. But the passenger who was...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law prohibiting government agencies and officials in the state from ordering churches and other houses of worship to close. The Lone Star State's governor announced the move in a tweet on Tuesday, pledging that Americans’ First Amendment freedoms would be protected in the state by prohibiting the government from issuing orders that "close or...
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson suggested that undercover FBI agents helped orchestrate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. “But strangely, some people who participated in the riot haven't been charged. Look at the documents. The government calls these people ‘unindicted co-conspirators.’ What does that mean? It means that in potentially every case, they're FBI operatives,” Carlson said during a Tuesday segment...
    In his Monday interview with NBC News, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. government of assassinating Ashli Babbitt, the Air Force veteran whom Capitol Police shot during the January 6 riot. Putin referenced Babbitt’s death, without using her name, when NBC’s Keir Simmons asked if he ordered the assassination of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny. Navalny was nearly killed with...
    BRITS will be flying out on their foreign holidays by July 19, the boss of Ryanair has predicted.  Michael O’Leary believes the government will ease restrictions on travel to popular European holiday destinations in time for the school holidays.  3Michael O’Leary believes the government will ease restrictions on travel to popular European holiday destinations in time for the school holidaysCredit:...
    Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Moderna Inc. said the U.S. government would buy 200 million more doses of its vaccine in a deal that included the potential for buying other Covid candidates in testing, including booster shots. European Union government envoys agreed to lift travel restrictions for U.S. residents, a diplomat familiar with the meeting said, the latest step toward a...
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly backed a move that would force healthcare and care home workers to take coronavirus vaccines, despite concerns over the legality of such a measure. The UK government is set to announce its intention to rewrite the Health and Social Care Act of 2008 in order to enable the government to make coronavirus jabs compulsory...
    Populist Italian Senator Matteo Salvini has come out against vaccinating people he says are not at risk of serious complications of the Wuhan coronavirus, stressing that Italy must ease lockdown restrictions. Salvini, who leads Italy’s most popular political party, the League, told reporters this week in Rome: “I think that vaccinating those who are not at risk is not good.”...
    (CNN)Saudi Arabia has executed a 26-year-old man for crimes related to governmental rioting that he allegedly committed while he was a minor, rights groups Amnesty International and Reprieve said, condemning the execution. According to Amnesty International, Mustafa al-Darwish may have been still a minor when he participated in riots between 2011 and 2012. He was sentenced to death in March...
    The U.S. government has purchased 200 million additional doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. With the 300 million doses already purchased from the biotechnology company, that brings America's total order up to 500 million. Under the terms of agreement, Moderna will deliver 110 million doses by the end of 2021 and 90 million in the first quarter of 2022. What's more,...
    Unfortunately, the world is not a very peaceful or safe place for many individuals. From conflict to abuse to exploitation, there is so much cruelty inflicted on both humans and animals. While this can get disheartening and difficult to hear about, petitions are a great way to use your voice for good. Just by signing one, you are a part...
    Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — European Union government envoys agreed to lift travel restrictions for U.S. residents, a diplomat familiar with the meeting said, the latest step toward a return to normal despite concerns over the spread of new variants. The U.K. Parliament will vote on prolonging England’s pandemic restrictions, with members of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s conservative party saying this...
    Tucker Carlson claimed Tuesday that Capitol rioters, named only in court documents as 'unindicted co-conspirators', were actually federal agents, orchestrating the attack. Carlson on Tuesday night referenced a report in Revolver News, which looked into the indictments of the around 400 people charged over the January 6 unrest. More than 2,000 criminal charges have been filed against 411 suspects, including...
                        Live from Music Row Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed GOP candidate for Nashville’s Fifth District, Robby Starbuck in studio to discuss his top...
    This weekend, police in Columbus, Georgia arrested a 39-year-old man called Justin Tyren Roberts. Over the course of a single day, Roberts shot five separate people in two different states. We know this because Roberts has admitted it. He also said why he did it. In his confession, police say, Roberts, "explained [that] throughout his life, specifically white males had...
    Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's coalition government, just three days into its term, responded to an incendiary balloon attack from Hamas by launching airstrikes into the Gaza Strip. Bennett, the right-wing leader who was once former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief of staff, has said that he would approach balloon attacks with the same seriousness as if they were rockets. The...
    ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Executive, Steuart Pittman, announced that the county has hired the first Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on Tuesday. Richard H. “Pete” Hill, of Glen Burnie, was hired after an extensive search and interview process, to develop a county-wide, EDI strategy that will later become the roadmap for department and government-wide...
    Washington (CNN)Members of the House Intelligence Committee will receive a classified briefing on Wednesday morning on one of the most controversial topics circulating in Washington today: UFOs. The briefing, which was confirmed to CNN by two sources familiar with the committee's plans, comes just weeks before the US intelligence community is scheduled to deliver an unclassified report on the matter...
    WASHINGTON - As President Joe Biden prepares for his first meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Geneva, the White House says the threat of ransomware will be a "significant topic" of conversation between the two leaders. Until just a couple of years ago, ransomware was viewed largely as a financial crime, hardly an issue that would dominate...
    USCIS office in New Jersey The Biden administration announced this week that it’s expanding access to work permits for some immigrants who are in the process of applying for a U-visa, which aides the undocumented victims of crime who work with law enforcement. Due to a huge backlog at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), waits to gain permission to work legally while cases are...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday called for a united political front against what she called a “horrible plague” of violence. She said the federal government needs to step up and help keep illegal guns from flowing into cities like Chicago. “Cities individually cannot tackle this problem on its own – we just cannot. In Chicago, we’ve done...
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    House Republicans raised concerns Tuesday over the appointment of former union officials to the Biden administration, arguing they presented potential conflicts of interest. Republican Reps. James Comer and Virginia Foxx wrote letters to the Biden administration Tuesday seeking insight into the appointment process of two former union officials to administration roles, Fox News reports. The letters requested documents explaining how...
    A MAN has been BEHEADED in Saudi Arabia for taking part in anti-government protests as a teenager. Mustafa al-Darwish, 26, was executed on Tuesday following the discovery of an “offensive” photograph that showed him in attendance at the Arab Springs riots when he was 17. 5Mustafa al-Darwish was executed on TuesdayCredit: Reprieve 5It followed the discovery of 'offensive images' of...
    President Joe Biden’s administration announced their plans to create ways for Americans to report radicalized friends and family to the government, in an effort to fight domestic terrorism. In a conversation with reporters, one senior administration official explained the importance of stopping politically fueled violence before it started. “We will work to improve public awareness of federal resources to address...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellBipartisan infrastructure deal takes fire from left and right Jayapal to Dems: Ditch bipartisanship, go it alone on infrastructure The Hill's 12:30 Report: Sights and sounds from Biden's European trip MORE (R-Ky.) on Tuesday said that the Department of Justice and FBI need to investigate the disclosure of confidential tax information to ProPublica...