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CURRENT EVENTS

Sep 17 11:56

James Comey To Testify On Russia Investigation At End Of Month

Senate Republicans continue their own investigation into the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign conspired with the Russian government to steal the election.

Sep 17 11:54

Senate Committee Prepped To Subpoena Dozens Of Obama Admin Officials In Probe Of ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Roots

The Senate Homeland Security Committee authorized committee chairman Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) to subpoena 40 people, including many top Obama administration officials, in connection with a Senate probe into the Russian collusion investigation into the Trump campaign.

Sep 17 11:51

Democrats Kamala Harris, Gavin Newsom trespassed at burned-down California home for photo op, family says

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris and Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom trespassed at a home burned down in the recent wildfires for a political photo op, family members told KMPH-TV.

Sep 17 11:50

Dem senator calls for disarming cops. Detroit police chief shoots back: 'When are we going to talk about disarming criminals?'

Detroit Police Chief James Craig blasted Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) after the Democratic lawmaker called for disarming "every police department" of a variety of weapons including "tear gas, rubber and plastic bullets, and bean bag rounds."

Sep 17 11:33

German amateur football team lose by THIRTY-SEVEN GOALS after only fielding seven players and refusing to tackle - because they heard an opponent MIGHT have coronavirus

If there is one area in life that social distancing is a problem it is in football and that proved to be the case for an amateur German football team last weekend.

Ripdorf, who play in the 11th tier of German football, were thrashed 37-0 after they played whilst social distancing following fears they could contract coronavirus from their opponents.

Sep 17 11:14

'Defund Police' Backfires as Minneapolis City Council Begs for Cops After Crime Spikes

For the past several months, the Minneapolis City Council has been working to defund and even abolish the city’s police department

Sep 17 11:00

What If The Election Doesn’t End On Election Day? Here’s What Happens Next.

So what exactly happens if there’s no winner? Here’s what happens.
States have more than a month in which to count ballots and conduct recounts if necessary. While deadlines vary, mail-in ballots can come in until Nov. 23. States then have until Dec. 12 to certify the election results. The Electoral College will not hold a vote for electors to cast their state’s ballots until Dec. 14.

Sep 17 10:59

Michelle Obama Recounts Childhood Incident With Brother To Claim ‘Being Black Is A Crime’ In America

Obama recalled that “he was riding down the street on the yellow two-wheeler when the police stopped him and accused him of stealing the bike,” the New York Daily News noted. “He brought the cops back to his Chicago home to prove the bike was his, Obama, 56, said.”

Sep 17 10:59

Biden Post-Election Ukraine Phone Call Leaked: Undermined Incoming Trump Administration, Vowed To Keep Backchannel Open

Had this been a Republican, the Left would be demanding a whole new round of impeachment trials.

Sep 17 10:58

Military police considered using a 'heat ray' and a 'sound cannon' on protesters who were cleared out of Lafayette Square before Trump visit

A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices - including one that´s been called a 'heat ray' - to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement forcibly cleared Lafayette Square.

Sep 17 10:57

Self-Censorship Soars In The US

A recent survey of 2,000 Americans by Cato Institute/YouGov found that 62% of Americans say "the political climate these days prevents them from saying things they believe because others might find them offensive".

This is up from 2017, when 58% agreed with this statement.

"Majorities of Democrats (52%), independents (59%) and Republicans (77%) all agree they have political opinions they are afraid to share".

Sep 17 10:55

Over and Over and Over Again, History Has Vindicated Edward Snowden

An appeals court recently ruled a mass surveillance program exposed by Edward Snowden was illegal. It's only the latest example of Washington admitting Snowden had, despite being continuously denounced by pundits and politicians, done the right thing by leaking information about the government’s massive surveillance operations.

Sep 17 10:54

US Global Image Plummets Amid Virus-Handling Debacle

The United States' image has tumbled to a record-low among a new 13-nation Pew Research Center poll released Tuesday. America's reputation, nevertheless, confidence in the Trump administration, have both rapidly declined over the past year due to the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

President Trump attempted to boost his image last weekend in a Fox News interview, arguing his administration took "tremendous steps" at the beginning of the virus pandemic to mitigate the spread, which 'probably saved a couple million lives'.

But according to Pew's polling data, much of the world sees things differently - and that data shows more than a dozen U.S.'s top allies' public attitudes towards the U.S. and Trump are in collapse (see: here).

Sep 17 10:52

Rapists will be surgically castrated and anyone who rapes a child will face the death penalty under new laws in Nigerian state

Anyone raping a child under age 14 will face the death penalty in state of Kaduna
Men convicted of rape will face surgical castration under the new legislation
Reported cases of rape in Nigeria have risen dramatically during months of coronavirus restrictions

Sep 17 10:49

Emotional moment elderly parents are reunited with their 40-year-old son after he was abducted as a toddler nearly four decades ago

Footage shows the Chinese family crying and hugging each other after 38 years
The boy was snatched from his home aged two while he was sleeping in the night
The devastated parents spent the next nearly four decades looking for their child
Police finally tracked down the son with the help of a national DNA database

Sep 17 10:48

Nashville Democrat Mayor’s Office Accused Of ‘Fabricating’ Coronavirus Numbers To Hide LOW Numbers Tied To Bars, Restaurants

A Nashville city council member is accusing Nashville Democrat Mayor John Cooper’s office of concealing low coronavirus outbreak numbers tied to restaurants and bars in the area, claiming that they are “fabricating information.”

Sep 17 10:48

Video: Netflix Star Who Filmed Video with Biden Under FBI Investigation for Allegedly Soliciting Sex from Minors

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating celebrity cheerleader Jerry Harris, who has appeared on video with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, for allegedly soliciting sexually explicit photos and sex from minors.

Sep 17 10:48

GOP Senate Candidate - Liberals Threw Eggs at These Innocent Children at Pro-Trump Rally

Eggs were thrown at children during a rally for President Donald Trump on Sunday in Wilmington, Delaware.

Sep 17 10:48

Anti-mask protesters converge on Target in viral video: 'We're not gonna take it!'

A throng of anti-mask protesters converged on a Florida Target earlier this week encouraging shoppers to remove their masks.

Sep 17 10:46

Anti-mask protesters converge on Target in viral video: 'We're not gonna take it!'

A throng of anti-mask protesters converged on a Florida Target earlier this week encouraging shoppers to remove their masks.

Sep 17 10:45

Covid Personalities (Picture)

Sep 17 10:45

Lambs to the slaughter: Horrifying secret footage shows workers flinging young sheep around and brutally kicking them at Spanish slaughterhouse

Workers are captured hitting and kicking lambs inside a Spanish slaughterhouse
Footage was taken in a slaughterhouse outside of Toledo by anonymous filmer
Lambs are seen being beaten, dragged by the legs and thrown through the air
Animal rights NGO Equalia published the video online on Thursday

Sep 17 10:44

Dad blasts 'obscene' $1 million bail set by judge for sorority member daughter charged with BLM rioting, arson

A Franklin & Marshall College Kappa Delta sorority sister is one of nine people charged with crimes connected to the riots in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, last weekend. The girl's father on Tuesday blasted a judge's decision to set her bail at $1 million as "obscene" and unconstitutional.

Sep 17 10:43

Video: Trump Scores Massive Victory in Area Where Obama Failed Miserably, But the Mainstream Media Shrugs

This is the news the mainstream news outlets don’t want to report.

Sep 17 10:39

Rat attack! Trapped rodent goes after a cleaner who was trying to HELP it escape from a skate bowl

Zay Shaeffer, from Tulsa, Oklahoma, filmed unexpected encounter at skate park
Rodent charges toward a fully-grown male who is attempting to clean the area
The man is sent tumbling to the ground in a panic before getting back to his feet

Sep 17 10:39

Post-9/11 conflicts increased civilian police militarization, new study claims

Brown University released a study Wednesday examining the correlation between U.S. military conflicts in the post-9/11 era and an increase in police militarization.

The study revisits the notion of the military-industrial complex and its profit-driven agenda at the expense of civilian casualties in the U.S. and abroad. It draws a parallel between the military’s efforts to squash jihadis overseas and police agencies' increasing role in countering domestic terrorism.

Sep 17 10:39

Over 200 Former Military Officers Endorse Trump, Warn Biden Would Usher In Socialist Ideology

More than 200 former military officers backed President Donald Trump in a letter warning that 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden would usher in socialist and Marxist influences on American government.

Sep 17 10:38

Dick Morris: Optimism Is The Key Strategy For A Trump Victory

The Democratic Convention opened the door for the Trump campaign to run on a central theme: belief in America.

Sep 17 10:33

Wear. A. Mask. (Picture)

Sep 17 10:33

Now There Are Killer Mosquitoes?! Can 2020 Get Any Worse?

So there’s a pandemic across America. Millions of jobs lost, businesses shut down. Depression, anxiety, divorce, alcohol abuse rates all soaring.

Sep 17 10:27

Watch: Hero Officer Saves Infant Locked Inside Hot SUV

Leaving a baby or animal in a car when it’s hot out is not always an act of intentional disregard. There are still those people who make very poor judgment calls, and it’s easy to lambast them for their carelessness, but time and again, well-meaning parents have lost their children when their routines are shifted or they think someone else is caring for the baby.

Sep 17 10:27

With NFL's Ratings Tumbling, Football Legend Says 'Fans Have a Right To Protest'

Former superstar running back Herschel Walker has some words of advice for the NFL, but it doesn’t look like the league is going to listen.

Sep 17 10:23

3 brothers in their 30s accused of raping a 10-year-old girl after she ran from them and locked herself in a bathroom

Three brothers in their 30s stand accused of raping a 10-year-old girl in Louisiana. Two of the suspects are in custody at the time of this reporting, while one remains on the loose.

Sep 17 10:17

COVID-19 Fatality Rate “Worst Miscalculation” in Human History – PhD Student in Epidemiology

Ronald B. Brown, Ph.D., from the School of Public health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo, Canada, recently stated that the COVID-19 fatality rate is the “worst miscalculation in the history of humanity.” Brown is currently completing his second doctorate degree this time in epidemiology at the University of Waterloo.

Sep 17 09:30

Trump Shuts Down CDC's 'Critical Race Theory' Seminars After CDC Disobeys Order

President Donald Trump has cracked down on the Centers for Disease Control reported decision to disobey a directive defunding federal diversity training seminars that utilize critical race theory.

Sep 17 09:18

American Man Faces Justice After Joining Islamic State Group

A Minnesota man accused of joining the Islamic State group has been returned to the United States and faces a terrorism charge after spending more than a year in Syrian custody with alleged IS fighters, according to documents unsealed Wednesday.

Sep 17 09:17

'Politics Over Public Safety': County Refused ICE Requests To Detain Nearly 1,000 Criminal Illegal Aliens

Fairfax County, Virginia, refused more than 900 requests from federal immigration authorities to detain criminal illegal aliens in the area over a two-year period, according to an investigation by a conservative immigration group.

Sep 17 09:09

Twitter suspends account of Chinese virologist who claims COVID-19 was developed in a Wuhan lab - as she releases report with 'evidence' that she says backs up her theory

Twitter has suspended the account of a Chinese virologist who has publicly claimed that COVID-19 was developed in a Wuhan laboratory.

Sep 17 08:45

Campaign staffer, 17, for Ilhan Omar's Republican congressional opponent is shot and killed in Minneapolis

Andre Conley, 17, was shot dead outside a Minneapolis convenience store on Monday afternoon; another person was seriously wounded
Both victims were members of Republican Lacy Johnson's outreach team
Johnson, a businessman, is running to unseat Democratic Rep Ilhan Omar
Police arrested a suspect wanted in connection to the fatal shooting early Thursday after a high-speed chase

Sep 17 08:44

Man's body is found 'ABLAZE' on south London road in 'unexplained' death

A man's body has been found 'alight' in a road in Mitcham just after 6am this morning.

Sep 17 08:41

Rat attack! Trapped rodent goes after a cleaner who was trying to HELP it escape from a skate bowl

Zay Shaeffer, from Tulsa, Oklahoma, filmed unexpected encounter at skate park
Rodent charges toward a fully-grown male who is attempting to clean the area
The man is sent tumbling to the ground in a panic before getting back to his feet

Sep 17 08:39

'I Didn't Know I Had The 'Rona When We Went Out': US Military Employee Who Faces Ten Years In German Jail For Bar Crawl With COVID-19 Revealed - As It Emerges She Served Top Brass At Conference On How To Stop Disease Spreading

The female employee at a U.S. military vacation lodge in Germany facing ten years in jail for going on a bar crawl when she had coronavirus has been revealed as 26-year-old Yasmin Adli from Florida.

Sep 17 08:39

Chairman Dan's Great Wall Of Misery: Checkpoints, Number-Plate Technology And Police Stationed In Holiday Towns Will Ensure Melburnians Don't Escape Their City Prison - As The Lockdown Lasts Longer Than Wuhan's

Daniel Andrews has set up a so-called 'ring of steel' around Melbourne to stop residents heading to regional Victoria where coronavirus restrictions have been finally relaxed.

Sep 17 08:37

Bear Grills! Hungry beast balances on the edge of a barbecue to steal a piece of meat as family laugh helplessly

Footage was recorded in Santiago, Nuevo Leon, in the western part of Mexico
The family had hired a rural property to enjoy some time in the countryside
But they had not counted on the arrival of the unexpected hungry visitor

Sep 17 08:36

Judge Sets Allegedly Rioting Sorority Sister’s Bail At $1 Million, Dad Outraged

A Kappa Delta sorority sister at Pennsylvania’s Franklin & Marshall College found herself behind bars with bail set at $1 million after engaging in alleged criminal protesting.

Sep 17 08:35

Suspect pulls gun on cab driver. Cab driver fights back, and suspect ends up getting shot with his own gun.

Authorities arrested 18-year-old Josiah Johnson after he reportedly tried to rob a taxi driver in Oregon on Tuesday.

Sep 17 08:34

Comedian Chris Rock rips Democrats over COVID: 'You let the pandemic come in' by focusing on impeachment

Comedian Chris Rock ripped Democrats for letting coronavirus spread in the U.S. because they were too fixated on impeaching President Donald Trump at the time.

Sep 17 08:32

2 Seattle Schools Offered 7-Year-Olds Anti-Police, Leftist Messages

Two Seattle-area schools have utilized materials for second-graders that endorsed anti-police or leftist narratives. The seven-year-olds were offered curricula that included a video in which a black man is shot by police, triggering the comments, “The cops shot him because he was Black” and “It was a mistake that is part of a pattern.” Other curricula pushed leftist activism, including mantras such as “take a knee” and “white silence=violence.”

Sep 17 08:32

Nashville Democrat Mayor’s Office Accused Of ‘Fabricating’ Coronavirus Numbers To Hide LOW Numbers Tied To Bars, Restaurants

A Nashville city council member is accusing Nashville Democrat Mayor John Cooper’s office of concealing low coronavirus outbreak numbers tied to restaurants and bars in the area, claiming that they are “fabricating information.”

Sep 17 08:31

EXCLUSIVE: 'When I jump, I feel free.' Meet the real life Spider-Man, 30, who turns NYC rooftops and streets into his personal playground, as daredevil video of him leaping over subway platform has gone viral

Byron Sterling, a 30-year-old medical transportation driver, was seen in a video last week jumping across a subway platform in New York City
Sterling, who goes by Kiing Spiider, made it look easy and added a front flip for good measure before hopping aboard a Manhattan-bound L train
'I landed it perfectly,' he boasted to DailyMail.com. 'When I jump, I just feel this adrenaline rush. It just gives me such a happy feeling. I feel free'
Sterling describes himself as a professional hardcore freerunner, which is also known as Parkour
He said: 'I grew up liking Jackie Chan movies. That's what got me interested in all of this. I found out the sport had a name. I looked it up and that's where I began'
Sterling started working on his craft 10 years ago at the Linden Park playground in his hometown neighborhood of East New York
One video posted on July 4 shows him taking a back flip off a rooftop in Coney Island, as spectators cheer

Sep 17 08:31

Kanye URINATES on Grammy, declares 'Black Masters Matter' and says he 'can't be muted or canceled' after comparing the music industry to a slave ship and vowing not to release songs until he's freed from Universal and Sony contracts

Kanye West has shared shocking footage of himself urinating on a Grammy Award as he 'goes into battle' against labels Universal and Sony to try and retrieve the rights to his own music.

Sep 17 08:31

3 brothers in their 30s accused of raping a 10-year-old girl after she ran from them and locked herself in a bathroom

Three brothers in their 30s stand accused of raping a 10-year-old girl in Louisiana. Two of the suspects are in custody at the time of this reporting, while one remains on the loose.

Sep 17 08:29

LA County sheriff's deputy, 24, shot in Compton ambush and saved by his partner is released from hospital as manhunt for shooter narrows in on 'promising leads'

The 24-year-old deputy shot in Compton last week is released from the hospital
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office did not provide an update on second deputy
A 31-year-old female deputy and mother of a 6-year-old was also shot in ambush
Despite no update, the female deputy is expected to survive, authorities said
Police are desperately searching for the gunman responsible for the shootings
Sheriff Alex Villanueva said they have 'promising leads' in search for gunman

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