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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 5/21/2024*US Sees New Russian Weapon In Space*International Criminal Court Boosting Netanyahu?*Macron, Police, Military Reinforcements Headed To New Caledonia*

    05/21/2024 7:05:06 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/21/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    The Pentagon spokesman says that the US figures Russia launched a weapon into space capable of shooting down... Tornadoes causing devastating damage in the town of Greenfield, Iowa... In Gaza tonight the Israeli military hitting targets in the southern city of Rafah... Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk expressing the strong suspicion that Russian agents caused the fire that destroyed a shopping mall... World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab stepping down from his post as... A man who appeared in a British court last week accused of spying for Hong Kong's intelligence service found dead... According to "Politico EU" Israeli Prime...
  • Vietnam veteran, 68, with dementia died from being body-slammed by Alabama police officer after mistakenly trying to enter home he believed was his own

    04/02/2024 7:25:03 PM PDT · by Morgana · 63 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 2, 2024 | Jennifer Mcdermott
    An elderly dementia patient was paralyzed and died six months later after he was body-slammed into an ER floor by police, in a horrifying moment caught on film. Military vet Carl Grant, 68, had been taken to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, in February 2020 after trying to enter a house he wrongly thought was his. Policeman Vincent Larry pushed him down the stairs of the house's porch and took him to the hospital for gashes on his forehead from the fall. Then, after he had been treated, Grant, a US Marine Corps Veteran, wanted to leave and refused when...
  • Vile: AP wins award for photo of Hamas terrorists proudly posing with their 'kill' like big game hunters

    03/29/2024 9:16:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/29/2024 | Monica Showalter
    In the arts these days, they insist that context is everything. So what is one to make of this vile picture, of Hamas terrorists from the October 7 massacre proudly posing with their 'kill' on the bed of a pickup truck, the mangled, mutilated, body of a 22-year old woman, proudly preening and posing for their trusted photographer from the Associated Press? Shame on @RJI for awarding @AP 'Picture of the Year' award, of this image, which their Hamas-embedded photographer took of Shani Louk, as she was murdered, violated and thrown on back of pick-up truck! You must be so...
  • Dirty tricks in Ohio U.S. Senate race

    03/20/2024 10:38:08 AM PDT · by RandFan · 25 replies
    thebulwark ^ | March 19 | MARC A. CAPUTO
    EXACTLY ONE WEEK before the primary election, the Associated Press dropped a bomb on the Senate campaign of Ohio Republican Bernie Moreno. The AP told Moreno’s campaign that it confirmed a profile on the “sex-and-swingers” Adult FriendFinder website had been established in 2008 by someone using Moreno’s email account from his car dealership. The Moreno profile was set up to search for “Men for 1-on-1 sex,” the AP reported. The subject matter and timing of the story were terrible for Moreno, a 57-year-old married man and father. He was about to appear on stage with Donald Trump to get a...
  • Exclusive — Associated Press Admits It Has No ‘Geolocation Data’ to Back Up Bernie Moreno Smear

    03/16/2024 6:00:46 PM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 8 replies
    A spokeswoman for the Associated Press (AP) admitted to Breitbart News on Saturday that the organization does not, despite previously reporting in two different pieces that it did, have any “geolocation data” to back up its smear piece about Ohio Senate candidate Bernie Moreno. (snip) What’s more, a Super PAC associated with Dolan has tried to air ads in Ohio ahead of the Tuesday election elevating the AP’s smear of Moreno, but sources familiar with the matter told Breitbart News that with very rare exception ,most of the Ohio press corps and television stations throughout the state have refused to...
  • Trump backers push forward on recall of Wisconsin GOP leader

    03/11/2024 3:32:05 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/10/24 | AP
    MADISON, Wis. — Backers of an effort to oust Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos from office over his opposition to former President Donald Trump announced Sunday that they’ve collected enough signatures to force a recall vote. Supporters of the recall campaign plan to present signatures Monday to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, saying they have more than the required 6,850 signatures from voters in Vos’ southeast Wisconsin district. “With more than 10,000 signatures on our recall petition, they’ve said it loud and clear: they’re tired of the status quo and demand new representation,” Matt Snorek, who started the campaign in...
  • Moldovan breakaway region appeals to Russia as a spat with the pro-Western government worsens

    02/28/2024 8:47:11 AM PST · by McGruff · 44 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb 28, 2024 | STEPHEN MCGRATH Associated Press and AUREL OBREJA Associated Press
    Officials in Moldova’s Russia-backed breakaway region of Transnistria appealed to Moscow for protection Wednesday, as tensions escalate with the pro-Western government. ... On Wednesday, members of the Transnistrian congress used a rare meeting in the regional capital, Tiraspol, to ask the Russian Duma to “implement measures for defending Transnistria amid increasing pressure from Moldova, given the fact that more than 220,000 Russian citizens reside in Transnistria." A short war in the early 1990s led pro-Russian forces in Transnistria to declare a breakaway state. To this day, Russia stations about 1,500 troops in the region as so-called peacekeepers, who guard huge...
  • NASCAR teams tell AP they've hired top antitrust lawyer on eve of Daytona 500

    02/19/2024 7:31:21 AM PST · by srmanuel · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 02/18/24 | JENNA FRYER
    As if NASCAR didn't already have major issues, this article comes out that NASCAR and the France Family are at an impasse with the Owners and Drivers of the Sport to the point the owners have hired a top Anti-Trust Lawyer to advise them. Since Dale Earnhardt Sr. died, my interest in NASCAR has steadily faded, however, I will be watching later today as the weather has cleared and the race should start on time. You had to think sooner or later that the iron fist rule of the France Family over NASCAR would be challenged, and it appears that...
  • Two Versions of the Death of a Palestinian-American Teen-One in English, the other in Arabic

    02/05/2024 6:57:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | February 5, 2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    A Palestinian-American teenager, Tawfic Abde Jabbar, was killed in the West Bank on January 19, allegedly after an altercation with armed Israelis. More on his death, and how it was differently reported in its English and Arabic language versions, can be found here: “A Tale of Two Narratives: English-Language & Arabic-Language Reports Differ on Palestinian-American Teen’s Death,” by Chaim Lax, HonestReporting, January 25, 2024:On Friday January 19, 2024, a Palestinian-American teenager, Tawfic Abdel Jabbar, was killed in the West Bank, allegedly following an altercation with armed Israelis.The Israeli inquiry into this matter is still ongoing.However, an investigation by the Jewish...
  • President Joe Biden wins South Carolina primary by over 90% following schedule change

    02/03/2024 7:04:02 PM PST · by LouAvul · 42 replies
    President Joe Biden handily won the Democrat's first official primary election Saturday night, with the race called by the Associated Press 20 minutes after the polls closed. Biden held an insurmountable lead over challengers Rep. Dean Philips, D-Minn, and self-help guru Marianne Williamson, commanding around 96% of the vote (with two thirds of the votes counted). "As I said four years ago, this campaign is for everyone who has been knocked down, counted out and left behind. That is still true today," Biden said in a statement released by his campaign. "With more than 14 million new jobs and a...
  • Hamas seems to reject new hostage deal offer, says it’ll only accept full IDF pullout

    01/29/2024 2:32:05 PM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 29 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 1/29/24 | Lazar Berman
    Terror group appears to pour cold water on mediators’ latest offer after Qatari PM says ‘good progress’ made; Israel said open to lengthy truce but refuses to end war Hamas on Monday evening appeared to reject a new framework for a hostage deal that had been agreed to by Israel, saying it would not accept any agreement that did not include an end to the war and the withdrawal of all Israeli troops from Gaza. The terror group issued a statement alongside a smaller terror group the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, insisting Israel must halt its “aggression”...
  • CONTRADICTION: AP Cries ‘Climate Change’ Over US ‘Deep Freeze’ While Much of the World ‘Toasty’

    01/19/2024 12:13:27 PM PST · by JV3MRC · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/19/2024 | Joseph Vazquez
    The eco fanatics over at The Associated Press are trying to have their cake and eat it too by screeching “climate change” to explain both freezing and warm weather happening simultaneously around the world. AP’s climate agitprop artist-in-chief Seth Borenstein ran another one of his signature environmentalist specials with a headline that was nothing short of comical: “US in deep freeze while much of the world is extra toasty? Yet again, it’s climate change.” Borenstein must have realized that his headline was contradictory because he tried to explain it away in the first paragraph of his piece: “Much of the...
  • Hot Mic: Journalists Caught on Tape Joking About Trump Assassination at Courthouse Ahead of Immunity Appeal Hearing

    01/09/2024 8:53:42 AM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 28 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | January 9, 2024 | Jim Hoft
    A hot mic captured two journalists making jokes alluding to the assassination of former President Donald Trump while waiting for his arrival at a federal courthouse on Tuesday. This troubling occurrence took place outside the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse, with news teams on standby, having set up their equipment along the anticipated route from the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia. The former president is set to appear before the DC Circuit Court of Appeals following District Judge Tanya Chutkan’s refusal to dismiss two motions that invoked First Amendment protections and presidential immunity. Trump’s lawyers argued that Trump is...
  • Ray Epps, a target of Jan. 6 conspiracy theories, gets a year of probation for his Capitol riot role

    01/09/2024 9:10:43 AM PST · by Red Badger · 61 replies
    KIRO TV7 ^ | January 09, 2024 at 8:53 am PST | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
    A man targeted by right-wing conspiracy theories about the U.S. Capitol riot was sentenced on Tuesday to a year of probation for joining the Jan. 6, 2021, attack by a mob of fellow Donald Trump supporters. Ray Epps, a former Arizona resident who was driven into hiding by death threats, pleaded guilty in September to a misdemeanor charge. He received no jail time, and there were no restrictions placed on his travel during his probation, but he will have to serve 100 hours of community service. He appeared remotely by video conference and wasn't in the Washington, D.C., courtroom when...
  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST? Climate-Obsessed AP Reveals Wacky Eco-Extremist Donor

    01/03/2024 12:50:43 PM PST · by JV3MRC
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/3/2023 | Joseph Vazquez
    How The Associated Press could admit to being financed by eco-extremist donors and yet still claim to be neutral when it comes to its climate change reporting defies common sense. The AP website lists as one of its “current philanthropic supporters” the “KR Foundation,” which boasts of how it’s “[s]upporting a rapid phase-out of fossil fuels.” The organization, which is based in Denmark, is financing the equivalent of roughly $300,000 USD to AP spread out between the years 2022 and 2024 for its Global Scholars Network. The Washington Free Beacon, which first broke the news, noted that despite AP’s false...
  • AP Quietly Reveals Donation From Foreign Group That Trains Journalists as Climate Change ‘Activists’

    01/02/2024 10:21:01 AM PST · by willk · 14 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 2, 2024 | Chuck Ross
    The Associated Press’s latest foreign donor wants to transform journalists into "community activists on climate change." The AP doesn’t seem interested in publicizing that. It’s the latest left-wing charity to fund the Associated Press, which says it is read by four billion people each day. Philanthropies that support packing the Supreme Court, defunding the police, and other left-wing initiatives have contributed millions of dollars to the AP in recent years, the Free Beacon reported. While the AP says it maintains editorial independence from its deep-pocketed donors, its climate reporting reflects many of the KR Foundation’s core beliefs. A recent AP...
  • Israel’s military campaign in Gaza seen as among the most destructive in history, experts say

    12/21/2023 2:34:00 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 126 replies
    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military campaign in Gaza, experts say, now sits among the deadliest and most destructive in history. In just over two months, the offensive has wreaked more destruction than the razing of Syria’s Aleppo between 2012 and 2016, Ukraine’s Mariupol or, proportionally, the Allied bombing of Germany in World War II. It has killed more civilians than the U.S.-led coalition did in its three-year campaign against the Islamic State group.
  • States warn AP about helping Hamas

    12/05/2023 2:53:26 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 1 replies
    Don Surber Substack ^ | 5 Dec 2023 | Don Surber
    WQCS-FM, an NPR affiliate, reported, “Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and a coalition of attorneys general have issued issued a warning to media companies with possible ties to foreign terrorist organizations.“Attorney General Moody and the coalition sent a letter reminding the publisher of the New York Times, the CEO of the Associated Press, the CEO and editor-in-chief of CNN and the president of Reuters that providing material support to terrorists and terror organizations is a crime. This follows reports that individuals hired by these outlets have troubling ties to Hamas.”Attorneys general in 14 states put the press on notice: Quit...
  • Associated Press is asking for donations

    12/05/2023 10:21:42 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 49 replies
    AP ^ | 12 05 2023 | yesthatjallen
    The link I posted is for a random AP article. At the top of the page, you can see the red donate button. "EVEN WHEN THE NEWS IS FREE, JOURNALISM IS NOT. SUPPORT INDEPENDENT, FACT-BASED JOURNALISM." When you click on the red button it takes you to this donation page. AP Donation Page
  • Tempers flare and bills languish as Speaker Johnson confronts the same problems that vexed McCarthy

    11/18/2023 11:34:45 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 18, 2023 | Lisa Mascaro
    By most accounts, Speaker Mike Johnson inherited a House Republican majority in disarray after the sudden ouster of his predecessor last month. But as Johnson, R-La., tries to rebuild that slim majority, he’s fast running into the same hard-right factions and divisions that Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was unable to tame. That’s disrupting the party’s agenda, shelving priorities and leaving gnawing questions about any leader’s ability to govern. Capitol Hill devolved into fresh scenes of political chaos this past week as tensions soared. A Republican senator challenged a Teamsters union boss to a brawl, one of several outbursts involving lawmakers,...