President Donald Trump berated FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday after a U.S. government investigation found no evidence of political bias when the FBI began investigating contacts between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia in 2016.
President Trump will address the impeachment charges announced on Tuesday during the Senate trial phase of the proceedings, the White House said, continuing to choose not to argue the merits of the charges ahead of an expected vote by the Democratic-led House.
North Korean state-backed hackers appear to be cooperating with Eastern European cybercriminals, a report said on Wednesday, a finding that suggests digital gangsters and state-backed spies are finding common ground online.
Danish police have conducted several operations throughout the country on Wednesday related to suspected preparations of a terrorist attack with a militant Islamist motive, the police said.
The U.S. Army plans to fund construction of rare earths processing facilities, part of an urgent push by Washington to secure domestic supply of the minerals used to make military weapons and electronics.
The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida.
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President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday targeting what he sees as anti-Semitism on college campuses by threatening to withhold federal money from educational institutions that fail to combat discrimination, three administration officials said Tuesday. The order will effectively interpret Judaism as a race or nationality, not just a religion.
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who became the voice of conscience for a generation facing the climate change emergency, was announced Wednesday as Time magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year.
The United States changed its mind and is now refusing to sign a letter that would have authorized the U.N. Security Council to hold a meeting on the human rights situation in North Korea, diplomats said Monday.
Delivering on a campaign promise to teachers who helped elect him, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear used his first day in office Tuesday to overhaul the state school board.
Spanish arms control groups staged a protest Tuesday against the presence of a Saudi cargo ship they suspect is carrying weapons for use in Yemen.
China’s ambassador to Denmark threatened to scupper a trade deal with the Faroe Islands if Huawei was not given a 5G contract in the region, according to Danish newspaper Berlingske.
St. John Properties, a Baltimore-based commercial real estate property management and development company, provided a $10 million bonus for its 198 employees to split at its annual holiday party on Dec. 7. “The [bonus] distribution was based solely on years of service. Individual employee bonuses ranged from $100 to $270,000. On average, each employee received about $50,000.
Police waged an hours-long gunfight with two men armed with high-powered rifles on Tuesday in and around a New Jersey cemetery and kosher market, leaving six people dead, including one officer and both suspects, authorities said.
A Confederate heritage group is suing a Georgia city over the removal of rebel flags and flagpoles from a historic cemetery where more than 500 Confederate soldiers are buried.
Seventeen people, most of them teenage boys, have been arrested in Spain for sharing images of “extremely violent” child pornography on Whatsapp, police said Tuesday following a two-year investigation spanning three continents.
Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes even after Federal Aviation Administration experts objected, The Seattle Times reported. The FAA approved the change after Boeing appealed its rejection, which had said Boeing could not sufficiently prove that the fuel tank would not ignite.
India’s Parliament approved a controversial bill that prevents illegal Muslim migrants from neighboring countries from receiving citizenship after hours of heated debate among lawmakers and protests in some parts of the country.
Doctors on the South Pacific islands of Samoa are trying to contain a massive, deadly outbreak of the measles. The virus has infected more than 4,800 people and at least 70 have died, many of them young children. The Samoan government says 91% of those eligible have now been vaccinated. To prevent measles from spreading, 93 to 95 percent of a population must be immune.
New Zealand ordered 120 square meters of skin to treat volcano victims who are being treated for severe burns, which in some cases are life-threatening.
The Air Force’s B-2 Stealth bomber has test-dropped an upgraded, multi-function B61-12 nuclear bomb which improves accuracy, integrates various attack options into a single bomb and changes the strategic landscape with regard to nuclear weapons mission possibilities.
New Zealand’s White Island volcano is showing increased seismic activity, putting recovery efforts on hold. Authorities had hoped they would be able to retrieve the bodies of those left behind on the island, all of whom are presumed dead, on Wednesday.
An Education Department investigation revealed universities failed to report more than a billion dollars in foreign funding, which officials believe is only a sliver of the unreported overseas donations flowing onto campuses.
Mid-Day Snapshot · Dec. 11, 2019
|“How much more do they deserve our reverence and praise, whose lives are devoted to the formation of institutions, which, when they and their children are mingled in the common dust, may continue to cherish the principles and the practice of liberty in perpetual freshness and vigour.” —Joseph Story (1833)
The attorney general still questions “the agenda” of FBI agents investigating Trump.
The vast majority of the 12,484 special agents and 2,950 intelligence analysts in the FBI steadfastly abide by their oaths.
Fearing impeachment backfire, Pelosi signs off on Trump’s USMCA trade deal.
Leftist church displays nativity scene with Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus all in cages.
The chief blames GOP senators and the NRA for the murder of his fellow officer by a known criminal.
The retirement of the AGM-86C missile is a step in the wrong direction for capability.
The total lack of forgiveness for former NFL quarterback Michael Vick is astounding.
The IG Report has vindicated Trump. Of course, Democrats are trying to spin it their way.
Poor Joe Biden appears to not know where he is while on the campaign trail.
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Headlines – 12/11/2019
Guatemalan President: World must recognize Jerusalem
Jason Greenblatt: I still hope peace plan will be released
Report: Six dead in New Jersey kosher supermarket following shootout
New Jersey kosher supermarket shooters ‘targeted the location,’ mayor says
Jersey City kosher market shooting rattles tight-knit Orthodox community
Trump to sign order targeting campus anti-Semitism
Israeli student in Paris says he was beaten unconscious for speaking Hebrew
Europe No Longer Hides Its Hostility to Israel
Barring 11th hour breakthrough, Knesset set to dissolve at midnight
Israeli Lawmakers Submit Bill for 3rd Election in Less Than Year
PA seeks Israel’s permission to hold Palestinian elections in East Jerusalem
‘Israel will not relinquish share of gas reservoir’
Why Would Israel Reportedly Have Missiles That Reach Beyond Iran
Israeli minister Katz: ‘If necessary, Israel will take military action to keep Iran from acquiring nukes’
Satellite photos show Iran building tunnels in Syria to store missiles
Analysis: Turkey’s Erdogan endangering world peace
Soleimani’s multi-national army is destabilizing the Mideast
U.S. grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting
After Pensacola shooting, Navy looking at making it harder for foreign trainees to buy guns
Blast outside main U.S. base in Afghanistan wounds five
11 Christians pulled off bus, executed in Kenya for failing to recite Islamic Shahada
Police Defuse Two Homemade Bombs Being Stored at a Hong Kong High School
North Korea’s Kim tests Trump’s patience with rockets, taunts
Russia and Ukraine make small steps toward peace, but no big leap
Cold War redux? U.S. to hold largest Europe exercises in 25 years
Federal judge blocks Trump plan to spend millions in military funds on border wall construction
Trump warned Russia not to interfere in U.S. elections: White House
Trump meets with Russian foreign minister amid impeachment chaos
Barr thinks FBI may have acted in ‘bad faith’ in probing Trump campaign’s links to Russia
Commentary: Trump was legally obligated to ask Ukraine about Biden
Giuliani indicates he’ll report on Ukraine trip this week
A day of history accentuates America’s divide and the distortions of truth in the Trump era
Democrats’ impeachment charges say Trump ‘betrayed’ US
Growing divide between Trump and McConnell over impeachment trial
McConnell bashed by Dems for delaying USMCA vote until after impeachment trial
Trump calls articles of impeachment ‘weak’ and only reason Dems agreed to USMCA
Trump lashes out at ‘crooked bastard’ Schiff: Intel chair refuses to admit Ukrainian president said he felt ‘no pressure’
Analysis: Trump faces narrow but consequential charges
On Impeachment Tuesday, Nancy Pelosi Toasts the Media as “Guardians of Democracy” at Holiday Party
Tucker Carlson: Democrats claim ‘no one is above the law,’ but act like they are
Masked moviegoers interrupt showing of ‘No Safe Spaces’ documentary, police called
In a Blow to Political Correctness, Trump Praises Salvation Army
Former San Francisco mayoral candidate: Years of liberal policies have caused homelessness ‘tragedy’
British PM seeks Brexit breakthrough as polls tighten
World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court
China’s pork price jumps 110 per cent, sending consumer inflation rocketing to eight-year high
Fed Pumps $70.2 Billion in Short-Term Liquidity Into Markets
We still don’t know what caused the Wall Street cash crunch earlier this year
A 5,000-Year-Old Plan to Erase Debts Is Now a Hot Topic in America
‘Social credit score’: China set to roll out ‘Orwellian’ mass surveillance tool
New owner of consumer DNA database GEDmatch vows to fight police search warrants
Mysterious lights hovering over Mesa skies Sunday night puzzle residents
5.9 magnitude earthquake hits near Izu Islands, Japan region
5.6 magnitude earthquake hits near Tadine, New Caledonia
5.4 magnitude earthquake hits near Palaikastron, Greece
5.2 magnitude earthquake hits near Izu Islands, Japan region
5.1 magnitude earthquake hits near Port-Vila, Vanuatu
Sabancaya volcano in Peru erupts to 31,000ft
Sangay volcano in Ecuador erupts to 22,000ft
Reventador volcano in Ecuador erupts to 20,000ft
Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupts to 16,000ft
Nevados De Chillan volcano in Chile erupts to 16,000ft
Sakurajima volcano on Japan erupts to 13,000ft
Eruption warning for Russian city as volcano Avachinsky sitting on the Pacific ring of fire wakes up
High chance of another eruption at New Zealand’s White Island, further hampering rescue efforts
9 dead, 1,400 left homeless as Tropical Cyclone “Belna” makes landfall in Madagascar
Major floods hit the city of Pretoria, South Africa
Estimated 900 flu-related deaths as CDC rings alarm on surprise virus
Trans woman puts Chinese law to the test in landmark case
Vatican investments linked to global money laundering investigations
Marsha West – A whole lotta ‘Christian’ bestsellers are unfit for Christian consumption
Does the Bible Predict There Will be a Future Rebuilt Temple?
Morris Cerullo opens his $190 million Bible-themed resort
Has the New Apostolic Reformation ‘hijacked’ the White House?
Catholic Church Blasphemously Displays a Flooded Nativity Scene for “Climate Change”
Atlanta church pays off $10K worth of layaway Christmas gifts for families at Walmart
Special Significance Or Cool Coincidence? Final Full Moon Of Decade Peaks On 12/12 At 12:12
Has the Biblical Moses Been Identified in Secular Egyptian Records?