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June 27, 2018

Israel Finds Solution to Gaza Terror Kites

June 27 - The Israeli army has finally found an effective solution to the so-called ‘kite terror’ that has already destroyed hundreds of acres of agricultural land and forests in southern Israel. This solution was initially developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to counter the growing threat of small unmanned aerial vehicles that are used by Hamas and Hezbollah to spy on Israel or to carry out terror attacks against the Jewish state. Hadashot, a state-funded broadcaster in Israel...

Spain's socialist government reverses policy and refuses 'migrant' ship

June 26 - The reign in Spain of virtue-signaling on mass migration ended abruptly yesterday, after less than two weeks. Even the socialists in Europe are starting to realize that their populace does not want millions more impoverished "migrants" from cultures and religions that shun assimilation and consider generous welfare subsidies as tribute from the infidels, a signal of weakness and submission. Dramatic evidence is provided by Spain, which just this month installed the secretary-general...

Swedish TV Show’s “Traditional” Midsummer Celebration: Woman in Hijab Cooking a Kebab

June 25 - A Swedish television show decided to celebrate the country’s “traditional” Midsummer festival by having a Muslim woman in a hijab cook kebabs. Swedes normally celebrate midsummer at the end of June by eating dishes based on herring and potatoes and drinking shots of herb liquor, but Swedish channel TV4 chose instead to feature headscarf wearing Muslim food blogger Zeina Mourtada as the star in its Midsummer holiday morning show.

White Brits Will Soon be a Minority in UK’s Second Largest City

June 27 - A new report has found that white Brits will soon be a minority in the UK’s second largest city Birmingham and that a significant proportion of the population cannot speak English. By 2021, more than half of the city’s population will be from an ethnic minority, which is already the case for under-18’s, 60 per cent of whom are non-white. “Birmingham is soon to become a majority minority city,” according to the report. The report also found that nearly 50,000 residents of the 1.2 million...

At Least 21 Shot in 14 Hours in Gun-Controlled Chicago

June 26 - At least 21 individuals were shot, two fatally, during a 14-hour time period on Monday in gun-controlled Chicago. The wounded included children as young as 11 years old. The Chicago Tribune reports that the 11-year-old was “shot while walking to the store” and a 13-year-old was shot as bullets sprayed in another incident, killing one man and wounding two more. Two other individuals under the age of 18 were also shot during the 14 hours of violence. Six individuals were wounded...

Court Limits Sanctuary City Funding Order to Chicago

June 26 - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Tuesday temporarily limited the scope of an injunction forcing the Justice Department to keep dispersing funds to so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions to just the City of Chicago. A three-judge panel of the same court sided with Rahm Emmanuel and the City of Chicago in April, upholding an injunction preventing Attorney General Jeff Sessions from implementing his plan to withhold his department’s law enforcement grants from cities...

2018 Malmo Sweden Fatal Shootings Surge, Already Set to Beat 2017 Figure

June 20 - Shooting fatalities in the heavily migrant-populated Swedish city of Malmö are set to exceed 2017’s total, the morbid statistic propelled forward by the recent gang shooting in the area. The multicultural city has been dealing with a fresh wave of criminal gang violence which surged earlier this week when three people were killed outside an internet cafe in an apparent drive-by shooting. In 2017 across the entire southern police region, including Malmö and the city of Lund...

‘Fire the Swamp’ Banner to Fly over D.C. Beltway

June 26 - Americans for Limited Government will fly a “Fire the Swamp” banner over the Washington, DC, Beltway area Thursday morning to raise awareness for legislation that would streamline the process for firing corrupt federal bureaucrats. The banner and its corresponding website, FireTheSwamp.com, encourage members of Congress to support The Merit Act, a bill introduced by Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) which would give all federal agencies the same power the Veterans Administration...

Ann Coulter to Trump: Authorize the U.S. Military to Build Border Wall

June 26 - New York Times best-selling author and populist conservative columnist Ann Coulter says President Trump must authorize the United States military to begin building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In an interview with Breitbart News Tonight, Coulter told Breitbart News Senior Editors-at-Large Joel Pollak and Rebecca Mansour that Trump “does not need Congress” to begin building a wall on the southern border and should focus on bringing U.S. troops home so they can begin construction on the wall.

Corporate America Continues Use of Financial Gun Control

June 26 - Certain members of corporate America are continuing to use financial gun control by refusing to process payments for firearm manufacturers. NBC Los Angeles reports that companies like Stripe and Inuit are refusing to process payments from gun makers, while Bank of America refuses “financing to companies that make AR-style guns.” Bank of America is doing this even though AR-style rifles are both legal and commonly owned. Honor Defense, a Gainesville, Georgia, handgun manufacturer...

U.S. court dismisses climate change lawsuits against oil companies

June 26 - A federal court in California dismissed climate change lawsuits by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland against five oil companies, saying the complaints required foreign and domestic policy decisions that were outside its purview. San Francisco and Oakland sued Chevron Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp, ConocoPhillips, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, and BP Plc last year seeking an abatement fund to help the cities address flooding they said was a result of climate change. Judge William Alsup...

Wildfires threaten Northern California homes [but the weather is nice]

June 26 - Four wildfires burned in Northern California on Tuesday, threatening hundreds of homes, while another blaze in an area of New Mexico hard hit by drought will force most of a sprawling national park to close, fire officials said. The most damaging blaze, the Pawnee Fire, burned in Lake County near the Mendocino National Forest, 70 miles northwest of Sacramento. It had destroyed 22 buildings and charred 11,500 acres by Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Department of Forestry...

Warning: Google forming alliance with 'Deep State'

June 26 - Amid growing calls to break up Google, is the public missing a quietly developing merger of the universal information engine with government? That’s the question posed by a lengthy analysis in the New Atlantis, a journal that focuses on the intersection of technology and society. The piece by scholar Adam J. White points out concerns expressed in articles by the New York Times Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and others that Google, as well as Facebook and Amazon, has become...

It's time to see the mysterious Petra in person

June 26 - You’ve seen Petra in movies – without question. If you saw “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” you got a good look at it. The exquisitely city carved out of solid rock makes quite a visual impression. For that reason, it has made cameo appearances in “Arabian Nights,” “Passion in the Desert,” “Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger,” “The Mummy Returns” and countless other movies. Maybe it’s time to see this desert wonder in person – which you can do on WND’s Israel tour this fall...

'Little House on the Prairie': Now it's 'racist'

June 26 - Laura Wilder’s name is synonymous with children’s books. Her “Little House on the Prairie” stories, based loosely on her own growing up years in frontier plains America, likely are unknown to only a few, rare individuals. But one literary group says she just isn’t up to today’s politically correct standards. The American Library Association over the weekend renamed what has been known as the Wilder Medal for Excellence in Children’s literature, a designation giving work prestige...

Drag queen-for-children agenda invades Small Town, USA

June 26 - It’s already been held in left-wing enclaves such as Long Beach and St. Paul, and it’s infiltrated children’s television program. Now it’s making a move into small town USA. Beloit, Wisconsin, would qualify, with some 36,000 people, 17 square miles and a town website with construction updates and the upcoming city council agenda. The big issue for the next meeting is a “drag queen storytime” announced by the local library. The plan has generated a wide range of comments...

June 20, 2018

Spain: Students Forced Out of Their Homes to Make Way For Migrants

June 19 - Students in Spain have been forced to leave their homes despite having paid their accommodation fees to make way for migrants who just arrived on the Aquarius rescue ship in Valencia. The ship docked in Valencia on Sunday, carrying 630 migrants who were promised free healthcare and possible asylum by Spain’s socialist government. The boat was previously turned away by Italy after the country’s new anti-mass migration interior minister Matteo Salvini denied it access.

Germany: Migrant Who Murdered Teen Girl Bragged About Everything Being Free, No Need To Work

June 19 - The Iraqi migrant who murdered a 14-year-girl in Germany before fleeing the country bragged about how life in Germany was easy, how he didn’t have to work and how he was given free money by the state. The teenage girl, named as Susanna F. by the media, was raped and choked for hours by 20-year-old Ali Bashar. Bashar evaded prosecution for the horrific crime by escaping from an asylum center and fleeing the country, but a deal was subsequently struck with the Iraqi government...

Anti-Christian Agenda: Canada Cuts Off Christian College and Bible Camp, but Boosts Muslims

June 18 - Two recent Canadian government decisions are raising concerns about anti-Semitic and anti-Christian bias in Canada. Christians say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's insistence on a liberal "values test" has cut government aid to churches but has provided financial help to Muslim groups opposed to the United States and Israel. Candice Bergen, a member of Parliament from the Conservative Party, challenged the Canadian PM to explain why his government has denied...

Judge: Kansas Cannot Require Proof of Citizenship to Vote

June 18 - A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, finding such laws violate the constitutional right to vote in a ruling with national implications for voting rights. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is the latest setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who has championed such laws and led President Donald Trump's now-defunct voter fraud commission.

Illegal Alien Accused of Stabbing Woman While She Cared for Racehorse

June 19 - An illegal alien from El Salvador has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for allegedly stabbing a woman while she was caring for a racehorse in Nassau County, New York. Jose Franco-Martinez, a 53-year-old illegal alien, is accused of stabbing Maria Larin, 51, to death while she was caring for a racehorse at the Belmont Park racetrack, according to the New York Post. According to police, Larin was calming down a racehorse named Our America Star...

Starbucks to Close 150 Stores in Big U.S. Cities Due to High Minimum Wage, Strict Regulations

June 19 - Starbucks has announced that it will close 150 locations in some of the nation’s big cities to get ahead of its worst growth performance in nine years. But the company also admitted it is racing to blunt the effect of cities with higher minimum wages and other business-killing regulations. The announcement comes on the heels of the company’s low one-percent rise in sales, a figure well below the 2.9 percent the company expected to achieve, Bloomberg reported.

Guy Verhofstadt warns MPs of 'two decade' Brexit ratification

June 20 - Brexit could take as long as two decades to get EU approval unless the two sides agree a "precise" blueprint in October, Guy Verhofstadt has said. The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator wants the UK to have an "association agreement" with the EU. He told the UK MPs' Brexit committee he wanted to see clear details of how that would work in the Autumn. If there was room for misunderstanding it could take a long time for the EU to ratify it, he warned.

Canada legalizes recreational marijuana after Senate passes 'historic' legislation

June 20 - Canadian lawmakers approved landmark legislation on Tuesday to fully legalize marijuana. The move will make Canada the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes nationwide. Uruguay was the first to fully legalize the drug. Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, was first introduced on April 13, 2017, in a bid to legalize and regulate the recreational use of weed. The bill passed in the House of Commons that November...

After Canada, will U.K. be next to legalize marijuana?

June 20 - The British government announced Tuesday it would move to lift its ban on cannabis-based medicines, amid mounting criticism over the denial of treatment to severely epileptic children. But it rejected calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Home Secretary Sajid Javid told lawmakers cases like that of a 12-year-old epileptic boy denied cannabis oil for his condition showed there is "a pressing need to allow those who might benefit from cannabis based medicines to access them.

The Texas Republican Party Now Supports Rolling Back Marijuana Prohibition. What’s Next?

June 19 - Over the weekend, delegates at the Texas Republican Party’s statewide convention voted by wide margins in favor of several roll-backs of marijuana prohibition. With over 80 percent support, the delegates approved three state party platform planks calling, respectively, for decriminalizing possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, moving marijuana from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 of the United States government’s Controlled Substances Act, and urging the Texas...

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart

June 19 - (Gen 2:18) Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers said Tuesday. A sweeping survey of research conducted over the last two decades covering more than two million people aged 42 to 77 found that being hitched significantly reduced the risk of both maladies, they reported in the medical journal Heart. The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America...

California Judge Rules Twitter CAN Be Sued for Falsely Advertising Free Speech

June 18 - A California judge has ruled that Twitter’s policy of banning users “at any time, for any reason or for no reason” may constitute an “unconscionable contract”, and that a lawsuit against the company brought by self-described “white advocate” Jared Taylor may proceed on that basis. The judge rejected Twitter’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit from Taylor, who was banned by the platform in December last year. In particular, Twitter’s argument that it has a first amendment right to ban...

High school student who raped and killed six-year-old neighbor is jailed for 40 years

June 19 - A man who raped and killed a six-year-old girl before burying her body in a bog has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Gabriel Gaeta, from Bremerton, Washington, pleaded guilty in February to murdering his neighbor Jenise Wright, 6, in a sickening attack back in 2014. He was sentenced to 40 years to life in the Kitsap County courtroom nearly four years after her death. 'I can't put into words how bad I feel about this,' Gaeta wrote in a statement read to the judge by his lawyer.

$40,000 fine for $200 drug offense

June 19 - A lower-court decision that found states could impose any fine they want, including a $40,000 hit for a minor drug violation, will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court. The case of Tyson Timbs had been presented to the court by the Institute for Justice, which is arguing the penalties of a year of house arrest and a $1,200 fine were appropriate. But the legal team is contesting the decision by the state of Indiana to confiscate the man’s $40,000 truck, which was upheld by the Indiana Supreme Court.

ICE raid: 146 illegal aliens in Ohio arrested at meat-packing plants

June 20 - Federal immigration officials arrested 146 illegal aliens late Tuesday in raids on meat-packing plants in northeast Ohio. The workers were arrested at meat supplier Fresh Mark's location in Salem, according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Search warrants were also executed for documents at the company's two locations in Massillon and one in Canton. The raid was part of a yearlong investigation into allegations that Fresh Mark knowingly hired...

GMO Rice Approved

June 19 - Genetically engineered (GE) Golden Rice has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), making the U.S. the fourth country to give the GE food the green light, after Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Golden Rice is genetically engineered to contain extra genes that produce a precursor to vitamin A, beta-carotene. The rice, which has been making headlines for nearly two decades, was widely touted as a solution to vitamin A deficiency...

Chemotherapy Is Losing Its Luster

June 20 - Surgery, drugs and radiation — aka the “cut, poison, burn” strategy — are typically the only solutions offered by most conventional oncologists to treat cancer, and upon receiving a cancer diagnosis most people are willing to do just about anything to get better. Unfortunately, the standard of care for cancer is not necessarily the most effective. Research dating back over a decade suggests many women with breast cancer can opt for gentler versions of chemotherapy...

Removing Your Tonsils Is a Bad Idea

June 20 - A tonsillectomy is the surgical removal of your tonsils, two oval shaped pads of tissue located on each side of the back of your throat. Although the number of tonsillectomies has declined drastically in the last 30 years, the surgery continues to be one of the most commonly performed on children, with more than 530,000 done each year on children under 15 in the U.S. Administration of the guidelines for the surgery differ between countries. For instance, England's National Health Service...

June 13, 2018

Thefts rise after California reduces criminal penalties

June 13 - California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported. Larcenies increased about 9 percent by 2016, or about 135 more thefts per 100,000 residents than if tougher penalties had remained, according to results of a study by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California released Tuesday. Thefts from motor vehicles accounted for about three-quarters of the increase.

Farmer’s Home Raided, Guns Confiscated After Trying to Comply With CA Gun Control

June 12 - Farmer Jeffrey Scott Kirschenmann tried to register an AR-15 with the state per California’s latest “assault weapons” ban requirements and ended up having his home raided, firearms confiscated, and faces 12 felony counts. Kirschermann was trying to comply with the June 30, 2018, deadline to register all “assault weapons” in the state and became snared by the flurry of laws instituted by CA Democrats over the past few years. KGET reports that Kischermann tried to register a firearm...

Samsung asks woman to return phone she says exploded and torched her car

June 12 - Days after a Michigan woman claimed her Nissan Maxima was set on fire when one of her two Samsung cell phones "exploded," she said the tech giant sent her a prefab kit to return the charred evidence. According to the woman, in the kit was a pre-stamped manifest for ground transport, a pair of blue gloves, a static-sensitive bag and illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to mail back the remnants of the phone. "Samsung asked her to use rubber gloves to take all the pieces...

Is this what God looks like?

June 12 - God has a youthful face with feminine features. At least that's according to a bizarre study by scientists in North Carolina who have created an 'e-fit' of God based on what American Christians think he looks like. Far from being an old man with a beard, they found people's perceptions of God tend towards a deity that is young and less Caucasian that popular culture suggests. A team of psychologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill created the sketch...

Israel to top up Sea of Galilee after years of drought

June 11 - The shrinking Sea of Galilee, the inland lake where Christians believe Jesus walked on water, is to be topped up with desalinated seawater. A plan given Israeli cabinet approval will pump 100 million cubic metres of water annually by 2022 into the lake in the Galilee region, said Yechezkel Lifshitz, from the country’s energy and water ministry. In 2017 Israel’s water authority said the sea, hit by years of drought, had reached its lowest level in a century. Situated 200 metres (656ft) below sea level...

How to shut down the pro-choice liberal in your life

June 12 - Want to shut down the pro-choice “it’s-my-body” liberal in your life? Look no further. Canadian activist Laura Klassen – very pregnant and ripe with opinions backed by actual logic – has released a hilarious viral video about “the magic birth canal”. The founder and director of Choice42, a promising non-profit aimed at educating dullards who deny science, is decidedly “Pro-Woman, Pro-Baby, and Pro-Life”…and not above using farce to derail the absurdity that human rights...

Proposal to split California into 3 states will be on November ballot

June 12 - A proposal to split California into three states will be on California's November ballot. According to a document released by California's Secretary of State announced Tuesday, the initiative to get the proposal on the ballot received nearly 419,362 signatures, which was more than enough to get a spot on the ballot. The initiative has been spearheaded and funded by billionaire venture capitalist, Tim Draper, who said splitting California into three states would "emphasize representation...

June 6, 2018

Dozens of Criminal Illegal Aliens Shielded by NYC’s Sanctuary Policy Rearrested for New Crimes

June 4 - A new report reveals that dozens of criminal illegal aliens shielded by New York City’s sanctuary policy were released from jail and quickly rearrested for new crimes. According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), 440 criminal aliens were released from New York’s jails between January and April despite having ICE detainers placed against them. Of those 440, 40 have already re-offended and been rearrested, ICE said. “In just three months...

Anglican Diocese Invites LGBT People to Become Priests

June 1 - An Anglican diocese in England is calling on clergy to invite LGBT people into roles of leadership in the church. In a letter titled "Welcoming and Honouring LGBT+ People," the diocese of Lichfield in Staffordshire says the church must advance "radical Christian inclusion." "We wish to affirm that LGBT+ people can be called to roles of leadership and service in the local church. We very much hope that they, like everyone else, feel encouraged to serve on PCCs (parochial church councils)...

West Virginia Parent Issues Warning After Public School Islam Lesson

June 4 - A West Virginia school district finds itself in the midst of controversy after a Berkeley County middle school teacher taught a unit on world religions, and a parent spoke out, claiming the class spent an excessive amount of time on Islam. "My daughter had come home with an assignment and said, 'Dad, can you take a look at this?'" Rich Penkoski, the pastor of Warriors for Christ ministry based in West Virginia, told CBN News. "It was an assignment on Islam, and she knew something was wrong...

230 Colleges Launch Roving Bias Response Teams to Filter Free Speech

June 6 - College campuses are historically safe places for free speech. But many of those so-called homes of higher learning are bowing to censorship. Free speech advocates warn the growing movement to shut down certain speakers and opinions on college campuses threatens First Amendment rights. Berkeley was ripped up in February 2017 by rioters who didn't want a commentator from the conservative Breitbart website to speak on campus. In March 2017, angry students at Vermont's Middlebury campus...

Tesla ‘Wasting Jaw-Dropping Amount’ of Materials, Cash to Make Model 3

June 5 - Tesla is reportedly “wasting a jaw-dropping amount” of materials and cash to produce its Model 3 cars. After reviewing internal documents from Tesla, Business Insider described the amount of resources dedicated to Model 3 production as “jaw-dropping,” wasteful, and claimed that “the company expects that as much as 40% of the raw materials used to produce batteries and driving units manufactured at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada need to be scrapped or reworked by employees...

New law bans shower, laundry on same day

June 5 - Within four years, Californians who want to do their laundry on any given day effectively will be forced to sacrifice taking a shower, thanks to two laws signed by Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown. Beginning in the year 2022, a limit of 55 gallons per person daily will be the standard for indoor residential water use in the Golden State, notes the Federalist. The two bills, SB 606 and AB 1668, require cities, water districts and large agricultural water districts to set strict annual water budgets.

Israelis battle blazes started by flaming kites on Gaza border

June 5 - Israeli firefighters on Tuesday battled three more fires on the Gaza border caused by flaming kites ahead of expected protests at the border's security fence. Authorities expected large protests Tuesday along the border over the anniversary of Israel's victory in 1967's Six-Day War, when the country seized the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The tactic of using flaming kites and helium balloons containing burning fuel to set Israeli territories ablaze has been used hundreds of times in the past...

Facebook says it gave Chinese smartphone maker access to user data

June 6 - Facebook says it has provided access to its user data to Chinese smartphone maker Huawei, a company U.S. intelligence agencies have said is a security threat. The social media giant said Tuesday it had partnered with Chinese device makers that permitted the companies to recreate Facebook-like experiences for users. The news follows a report by The New York Times that Facebook has signed data-sharing deals with dozens of phone and tablet makers through the years...

Hawaii Lava Destroys Hundreds of Homes Overnight

June 6 - Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities where residents were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday. No injuries were reported as most residents heeded the advice to leave. The latest lost homes were in addition to at least 117 others that were previously reported by officials since lava began spilling last month from cracks in the ground in a mostly rural district of the Big Island.

Food Police Shut Down Raw Dairy Club

May 29 - William Winter, a veterinarian, livestock nutritionist, holistic herd health consultant and a chapter leader for the Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF), is the latest to fall victim to the "food police," who raided his Minnesota-based private food club. Operating under the name of Uptown Locavore, residents subscribed to this buying club in order to secure a share of farm-fresh foods like raw milk and cheese and meat. Minneapolis health inspectors, however, obtained a search warrant...

May 23, 2018

Sweden: Police Tell Women to ‘Not Go Out Late’ to Avoid Being Raped

May 22 - Police in Sweden are telling women to “not go out late” to avoid being raped in a damning indictment of how the country is putting their own citizens at risk in favor of pursuing mass migration policies. After two attempted rapes over the weekend in Östersund, Police investigator Suss Braunerhielm told Swedish radio that women should be vigilant and “preferably do not go (out) late.” The advice bears similarities to that voiced by Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker...

Valedictorian May Sue School Over Censorship of Graduation Speech

May 22 - An Illinois valedictorian may pursue legal action against his high school after he says administrators told him to remove references to his Christian faith from his graduation speech. In his speech, Sam Blackledge's wrote, "The most important thing in your life is to find… intimacy with God. As you search for goodness, justice, love, and forgiveness, know that only God is big enough to provide that for you." The valedictorian at West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois...

No Whites Allowed at Georgetown Community Dialogue on Racism

May 22 - Georgetown University students who recently held a community dialogue event on a new proposal to arm campus police told their white peers that they weren’t permitted to attend. The event, which was highlighted by Robby Soave at Reason Magazine, took place at the end of April and was hosted by the student group, Georgetown United Against Police Aggression. The event’s description on Facebook explicitly stated that white students would not be permitted to attend...

Boy Scouts Make Another Change: Condoms at Scout Jamboree

May 22 - In recent weeks, the Boy Scouts of America announced the organization would admit girls to take part in its programs. And now, Charisma News reports that condoms will be made available for its 2019 World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia and alcohol permitted in some areas. The theme for next summer’s Jamboree is “Unlock a New World” and will celebrate “cultural exchange, mutual understanding, peace, and friendship,” Charisma News reported.

Publix wouldn't write Summa Cum Laude on graduation cake due to profanity, SC family says

May 21 - The signs of a graduation party are still left around the house of the Koscinski family. Jacob graduated Saturday with the highest honors from a Christian-based home-schooling program. So, his mom ordered a cake. "He did not know we were getting a cake because he's not a big cake eater. So we were all standing there waiting to see it and when we opened it, it was a huge shock to all of us," said Cara Koscinski. She explained how she ordered the 3/4 inch sheet cake online through Publix.

New Treatment Cripples Breast Cancer Cells

May 22 - Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows breast cancer cells to lie dormant in other parts of the body only to re-emerge years later with lethal force, according to a study published Tuesday. In experiments with human cells and live mice, researchers showed that disabling the mechanism -- with drugs or gene manipulation -- crippled the cancer cells and inhibited their capacity to spread. The discovery, reported in the journal Nature Communications, provides a promising target...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

May 22 - A bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments sailed through Congress on Tuesday, a victory for President Donald Trump and foes of regulation and a defeat for patients' groups and Democrats who argued that the measure was dangerous and dangled false hope. After an emotional debate, the House gave the legislation final congressional approval by a largely party-line vote of 250-169, nine months after it passed the Senate. Republicans argued that the measure...

U.S. court backs transgender student at center of bathroom dispute

May 23 - A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that federal law protects a transgender student who fought all the way to the Supreme Court for the right to use a bathroom at a high school in Virginia that corresponded with his gender identity. U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk rejected a bid by the Gloucester County School Board to dismiss the civil rights lawsuit filed by student Gavin Grimm. The judge said Grimm has valid claims under a federal law...

How Farmed and Frankenfish Salmon Endanger Our Most Perfect Food

May 22 - In November 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AquaBounty salmon, a genetically engineered (GE) “frankenfish” that’s being touted as a way to solve overfishing and world hunger. The GE salmon are engineered to grow about twice as fast as typical farm-raised salmon, an eerie feat achieved by inserting the DNA from two other fish, a growth-promoting gene from a Chinook salmon and a “promoter” gene from the eel-like ocean pout. This genetic tweaking results...

May 16, 2018

'Christian Internet' vows to make users 'safe, strong and blessed'

May 15 - A plan for a new social-media network and a search engine to meet the needs of Christians fed up with censorship by Facebook, Google and Twitter is attracting members, according to the founder. People are “signing up fast for USA.Life social network and 1776Free search engine,” said Steven Andrew, a Silicon Valley technology expert who founded USA.Life. “Individuals and businesses want to speak freely about traditional values, family and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Sanctuary Cities Nearly Double Under Trump’s Stricter Enforcement

May 11 - Sanctuary city jurisdictions that harbor and shield criminal illegal aliens from deportation by federal immigration officials have nearly doubled since President Trump took office and began more strictly enforcing immigration laws. According to a study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), there are now 564 sanctuary cities across the United States, compared to when former President Obama was in office, when there were 338 sanctuary cities in 2016.

Federal Judge Releases Illegal Alien Who Rammed Car into Daycare Center

May 12 - A federal judge released an illegal alien who has now disappeared after being taken into custody for allegedly ramming a car into a daycare center, causing serious injuries to a teacher. Juana Loa-Nunez was arrested on May 7 after she allegedly crashed her car into an Indiana church daycare center and then fled the scene, WTHR Channel 13 reported. One teacher, Jessica Parks, was hit during the accident and suffered a broken leg and other injuries.

California Bill Wants To Drop Washington/Lincoln’s Birthday And Replace It With Communist Holiday

May 12 - The California Assembly discussed Thursday a bill that would replace Abraham Lincoln or George Washington’s birthday with International Socialist Workers’ Day as a paid holiday. California Democrat Assemblyman Miguel Santiago introduced Bill AB-3042, which would allow schools to replace Washington Day and Lincoln Day with Presidents’ Day and install an “International Workers’ Day” — conventionally known as “May Day” — as a second holiday.

The FBI Hid A Mole In The Trump Campaign

May 11 - On Wednesday we reported on an intense battle playing out between House Intel Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (D-CA), the Department of Justice, and the Mueller investigation concerning a cache of intelligence that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein refuses to hand over – a request he equated to “extortion.” On Tuesday, the Washington Post reported that Nunes was denied access to the information on the grounds that it “could risk lives by potentially exposing the source...

YouTube Allows Video Depiction of Massacre to Be Watched By Children, Censors Criticism of It

May 16 - YouTube helped a video that depicts people being massacred go viral, allowing it to be watched by children, while censoring a video which merely contained criticism of the original. Childish Gambino’s music video for This is America brutally shows a man being shot in the head and a group of gospel singers being massacred with an AK-47. The video is not age restricted, can be watched by children and has been placed on YouTube’s curated ‘trending’ page for the last 11 days.

Three tourists confirmed as first global cases of 'super gonorrhoea' after unprotected sex in south-east Asia

May 16 - Three tourists are the first global cases of a new strain of 'super-gonorrhoea' which is resistant to antibiotics, a new report has warned. Two Australians and the British man picked up the sexually-transmitted disease while having unprotected sex in south-east Asia. The Brit's case came to light earlier this year, when Public Health England confirmed he had been infected, before later revealing he had been successfully treated. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control...

'Oldest living person ever at 128' wishes she had died young and says her longevity is "a punishment"

May 16 - A woman purported to be the oldest living person ever at 128 says she hasn't lived a single happy day in her life and her longevity is "a punishment". The Russian government claims Koku Istambulova is the world's oldest person. But she has bluntly said her longevity "was God's will" and she "did nothing to make it happen". While some people chalk it up to a healthy or active lifestyle, "tired" Koku said: "I have no idea how I lived until now." Due to turn 129 in two weeks...