President Donald Trump pledged on Sunday not to bend in his demand for a wall along the southern border with Mexico but said the barrier could be made of steel instead of concrete as a potential compromise with Democrats who refuse to fund it.
President Trump said he was in no hurry to find permanent replacements for one-quarter of his Cabinet currently serving in an acting capacity because it gives him “more flexibility.”
Democrat Gavin Newsom will be sworn in as California’s 40th governor, cementing the dominance of his party’s progressive wing and ushering in a leftward shift that could give the U.S. state an even greater role as a counterweight to the policies of President Trump.
Senator Elizabeth Warren informally kicked off the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating fight on a weekend visit to Iowa, condemning the corrupting influence of money on politics and lamenting lost economic opportunities for working families.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) delayed several major domestic and world crop reports because of the two-week-old partial government shutdown, the agency said on Friday.
Ukraine’s Orthodox Christian Church celebrated its first Christmas on Monday outside Russian control and President Petro Poroshenko said the document enshrining its newly gained independence had broken “the last fetters tying us to Moscow”.
China has the “good faith” to work with the US to resolve trade frictions, the Foreign Ministry said, as the world’s two largest economies resumed talks in a bid to end their trade dispute.
Gabon foiled an attempted military coup on Monday, arresting several plotters just hours after they took over state radio in a bid to end 50 years of rule by President Ali Bongo’s family.
Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments, Citadel Securities and other financial companies agreed to jointly launch a new low-cost bourse that will compete with the NYSE and NASDAQ.
New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China’s access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in U.S. technology startups.
A U.S. guided-missile destroyer sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea in what China called a “provocation” as U.S. officials joined talks in Beijing during a truce in a bitter trade war.
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Tuesday will mark an extraordinary milestone for Florida as the right to vote is restored to more than 1 million former felons in the state.
Taliban insurgents have stormed security posts in west Afghanistan, killing 21 police and pro-government militia members, officials said on Monday, the latest in a surge of attacks that has cast doubt on tentative steps toward talks.
Saudi courts will notify women by text message when they get divorced, in a regulation that took effect Sunday. The measure approved by the justice ministry appears aimed at curbing seemingly rampant cases of men secretly ending marriages without informing their wives.
Nonprofits, businesses and state governments nationwide are putting up money and volunteer hours to keep national parks safe and clean for visitors as the U.S. government shutdown lingers.
Pope Francis vowed justice for victims of clerical sex abuse Monday, describing pedophilia as one of the “vilest” crimes ahead of a historic global meet on the crisis roiling the church.
The European Union has recorded the lowest number of migrant arrivals in five years, following moves to curb crossings to Italy and Greece, new figures have shown.
The Israeli army said Monday it had carried out further air raids against Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket being fired over its border.
At least 30 Afghan villagers searching for gold in a riverbed perished on Sunday in a flash flood in northeastern Badakhshan province, provincial officials said.
An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck Indonesia’s Molucca islands on Sunday, followed by a series of aftershocks, but with no tsunami risk.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki reopened a border crossing between their countries as part of an ongoing reconciliation between the former foes.
Vast numbers of bluebottle sea creatures have been pushed ashore in Queensland, Australia, stinging thousands of people and forcing the closure of swim spots.
Two American men fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria have been captured, according to a US-backed Syrian militia alliance.
The northern Indian city of Allahabad witnessed a historic procession on Sunday led by a Hindu congregation of transgender people.
President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has inaugurated Egypt’s largest cathedral in the new administrative capital east of Cairo, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a Coptic church.
The withdrawal of US troops from Syria depends on certain conditions, US National Security Adviser John Bolton says, in a further indication that the process is being slowed down.
As many as 10 Anglican bishops are urging the Church of England to rethink a plan to promote transgender-affirmation events in its churches.
One of the most senior German figures in the Catholic Church has controversially denied that sexual abuse was a problem in the Catholic Church, saying that the problem was caused by gay men rather than catholic priests.
A new academic study finds men, on average, are more disadvantaged than women in 91 countries compared with a relative disadvantage for women in 43 countries.
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Moments ago a 5.5 Magnitude earthquake hit 29km NW of Siocon, Philippines. Though the temblor was off land, it was large enough to affect people near the Zamboanga Peninsula and Siocon. According to the USGS people living near those area should expect to experience aftershocks. So far, there were no damages reported nor were there any reports of casualties. It is also important to note that seismologists say that no tsunami warning has been issue.
The activity remains very intense at the volcano. Continuous spattering and sometimes very strong, lava-rich explosions occur from the NE summit vents in particular. The activity is so strong that it is also visible on satellite imagery, showing strong hot spots at the vents of the volcano’s crater.
Arab hatred of Turkey is so extreme that the last thing the Arab states wish to see is the return of the Ottoman Empire whose police tortured and killed them without mercy. This can and should lead to strange alliances.
Dozens of trans-regretters now are “out of the closet,” based on their profiles in a new book that disproves the social-agenda claims that a man is a woman if that’s what he says he feels like….he wants others ‘to catch a glimpse of the raw emotions and experiences of people who are harmed by the grand – and dangerous – experiment of cross-sex hormones and surgical affirming procedures,’” the report said.
Joseph Farah nails brazen untruths circulating amidst mainstream media
A new migrant caravan is preparing to leave Honduras, as President Donald Trump pushes ahead with his government shutdown in a bid to secure funding for a US border wall.
After 18 months of secret research, the State of Israel is preparing to officially demand compensation for assets abandoned by Jews who were forced to flee eight Arab countries after the establishment of the State of Israel. In total, Israel will demand $250 billion from Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Yemen, and Iran.
Nakhalah gave an interview to the Iranian TV channel Al-Alam, in which he revealed the “Axis of Resistance” plan, led by Iran, to attack Israel from the north and the south. PIJ serves as Iran’s proxy in Gaza. Nakhalah’s statements were issued several days after his public meeting in Beirut with the leader of Hezbollah, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah. All forces will participate in it, as they will form a single axis.
Islamic Jihad leader Ziyad Nakhalah this week confirmed that Iran has a plan to start a multiple-front-war against Israel.
An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck 174 km (108 miles) north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia’s Molucca islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake hit at a depth of 60.5 km, it said. An earlier report from the USGS gave the magnitude of the quake at 7.0 and the depth at 10 km.
According to reports,”The quake was 575.3 kilometres deep and was centred was centered in the Amazon rainforest, about 89 kilometers west of the Tarauaca municipality in the Acre. Meanwhile, no reports of damage were reported due to earthquake.
A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.1 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The Trump administration should be allowed to implement its ban on individuals suffering from gender dysphoria serving in the military, a three-judge panel of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday, though the ruling does not vacate every injunction against the policy. The unsigned opinion ruled that District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly was wrong to have blocked the ban,…
“I may decide a national emergency depending on what happens over the next few days,” Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for Camp David, a presidential retreat in the state of Maryland, for meetings with senior White House staff on border security and other issues
An agreement to created the canal was originally signed in 2013. The plan was to pump water from the Red Sea to a desalination center in the Jordanian port of Aqaba. The brine byproduct was to be piped 125 miles north to the Dead Sea. This was to the mutual benefit of Jordan and Israel since it would provide potable water to both countries while replenishing the Dead Sea. Palestinians will be able to buy desalinated water from the Jordanians at cost. Since the Dead Sea is at a lower elevation than the Red Sea, this will allow the creation of a hydro-electric power plant.
A newly sworn-in congresswoman has already made waves, using foul language to threaten to impeach the president and reversing her campaign platform to the dismay of her Jewish supporters. This should come as no surprise since Rashida Tlaib is the country’s first Palestinian to sit in the House of Representatives.
Rwanda Air, Rwanda’s national carrier, is scheduled to operate its first ever direct flights between Rwanda and Israel on Monday, according to Ynet. This development follows an aviation agreement signed on Monday between Transportation and Intelligence Minister Israel Katz and Rwandan Ambassador Joseph Rutabana. “The open sky agreement has led to a significant increase in flights to and from Israel,” Katz said, according to a religious news source Srugim.
A Palestinian reportedly attempted to stab an Israeli at the Tapuah Junction in the northern West Bank, according to local authorities. Border police reported that the woman approached them and did not respond to their orders to halt. They then shot in the air as a warning and when she failed to respond, they shot in the air. They then shot at her lower body. The terrorist is fully conscious but suffered from bullet wounds in her lower extremities.
The withdrawal of US troops from Syria depends on certain conditions, US National Security Adviser John Bolton says, in a further indication that the process is being slowed down. On a trip to Israel and Turkey, he said he would seek Turkish assurances that Kurds in northern Syria would be safe. The US also wants to ensure that the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) group are defeated, he added.
President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has inaugurated Egypt’s largest cathedral in the new administrative capital east of Cairo, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a Coptic church. The newly built Cathedral of Nativity had its first Mass under heavy security on Sunday, the eve of Coptic Christmas. On Saturday, a policeman died trying to defuse an explosive device hidden on a roof in Nasr City outside Cairo.
The sexually transmitted infection (STI) is gaining resistance against antibiotics, according to medics who say cases are soaring in Britain. A report by Public Health England (PHE) has revealed resistance to three of the key drugs used to treat the infection – ciprofloxacin, cefixime and azithromycin – has grown. It comes as cases of the STI soar.
Israel has succeeded in staving off a Palestinian Authority initiative to upgrade its status from observer state to member state with full voting rights at the United Nations General Assembly. In a bid to pass the draft resolution granting the PA full member status at the UN, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that he would appeal to the UN Security Council.
A U.S. guided-missile destroyer sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea in what China called a “provocation” as U.S. officials joined talks in Beijing during a truce in a bitter trade war. The USS McCampbell carried out a “freedom of navigation” operation, sailing within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Island chain, “to challenge excessive maritime claims”, Pacific Fleet spokeswoman Rachel McMarr said in an emailed statement.
U.S. State Department officials recently met multiple times with North Korean counterparts in Hanoi and discussed planning a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday. U.S. officials discussed the schedule for the second Trump-Kim summit while in contact with North Korean officials in the Vietnamese capital city…
“unfortunately, the short answer is yes.”
Air force reportedly hits Gaza targets after rocket fired into Israel
The Israeli air force hit several targets in the Gaza Strip before dawn on Monday, Palestinian media reports said after terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a single rocket into Israel which was intercepted by the Iron Dome system.
Berlin’s Schwules Museum has opened a brand new exhibition named “Rainbow Arcade” to celebrate the history of LGBTQ culture and stories in video gaming.
NEVER AGAIN is not just a slogan, it’s a way of life…
Rashida Tlaib is a threat to national security
Newly elected Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan), who publicly declared in a foul-mouthed tirade that the Democrats will impeach “motherf***er” Donald Trump doubled down and is refusing to apologize.
Dozens of trans-regretters now ‘out of the closet’
Dozens of trans-regretters now are “out of the closet,” based on their profiles in a new book that disproves the social-agenda claims that a man is a woman if that’s what he says he feels like.
What a disgrace. Vatican News celebrated the 60th Anniversaryof the evil and murderous Castro regime this week on their webpage. The credible estimates of the Castro regime’s death toll runs from 35,000 to 141,000, with a median of 73,000.
A former Law Enforcement Officer named Roscoe B. Davis unveiled a number or tweets over the weekend tying the attack in Benghazi to the Clinton Foundation. The foundation reportedly made millions gun running and General Flynn was allegedly attacked because he knew too much.
Here we go.The vile left is now defending notorious anti-Semite and racist Louis Farrakhan.
We have become a nation of angry people. Too many of us carry a chip on our shoulder and find racism everywhere, sexism everywhere, misogyny rampant, homophobia out of control. It is no wonder we have masked leftists lashing out with violence, a new congresswoman making profanity-laced speeches demanding President Trump’s impeachment. We now have a Democrat majority House of Representatives with scores of avowed communists in their ranks who are in no mood to cooperate with the system as founded, but to overturn it.
When it became clear that candidate Trump was going to win the Republican primaries and become the Republican Presidential candidate in the 2016, the Deep State members of the Obama Administration started their slanderous assault on candidate and then President Trump. A review of data from April 2016 proves it!
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