October 21, 2021 1:38 pm
Marco Rubio skewers State Department for marking International Pronouns Day

Marco Rubio skewers State Department for marking International Pronouns Day

The State Department made it a point Wednesday to recognize International Pronouns Day, much to the frustration of Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican. Mr. Rubio had some choice observations after the State Department tweeted Wednesday about pronoun awareness and linked to a recent Bureau of Global Affairs post entitled, “Why do so many Americans list…

Brian Laundrie’s family: ‘Probability is strong’ human remains are his

Brian Laundrie’s family: ‘Probability is strong’ human remains are his

The human remains found in a Florida wildlife reserve are probably those of missing fugitive Brian Laundrie, his family’s attorney said. The remains were found Wednesday alongside items belonging to Mr. Laundrie, who has been missing since he was declared a person of interest in the death of fiancée Gabby Petito. “The probability is strong…

Donald Trump announces social media company, mobile app, merger deal

Donald Trump announces social media company, mobile app, merger deal

Former President Donald Trump will helm a social media start-up apparently aimed at supplanting Facebook and Twitter, the new Trump Media & Technology Group announced Wednesday evening. The move could put the 45th president back in the online arena from which he’s been banned since leaving office Jan. 20. Facebook and Twitter have blocked Mr.…

Joe Biden blasted by Republicans for rebuffing work rules, means-testing on new entitlement programs

Joe Biden blasted by Republicans for rebuffing work rules, means-testing on new entitlement programs

Republicans blasted President Biden on Wednesday for pushing overly generous entitlement programs within his multitrillion-dollar partisan spending bill, arguing the initiatives will only slow America’s post-coronavirus economic recovery. Many see the issue as a stark line between the two parties and one that could potentially help Republicans retake Congress by a landslide next year. “Joe…

Pakistani police: 3 Afghans from IS group killed near border

Pakistani police: 3 Afghans from IS group killed near border

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani counter-terrorism forces say they have killed three Afghan militants who belonged to the Islamic State group during a raid on a hideout near the country’s border with Afghanistan. The gun battle was the latest episode of violence in Pakistan involving extremist groups that appear to have been emboldened by the…

Activist dad of school shooting victim joins anti-gun group

Activist dad of school shooting victim joins anti-gun group

WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a 14-year-old girl killed in the 2018 Florida high school shooting massacre announced Thursday that he’s joining the top ranks of a progressive anti-gun group to promote like-minded political candidates around the country ahead of next year’s midterm elections.Fred Guttenberg will be a senior adviser to Brady PAC. His…

La Palma: Hundreds more evacuate to flee volcano lava

La Palma: Hundreds more evacuate to flee volcano lava

MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of people were evacuated during the night on the Spanish island of La Palma as a river of molten rock crept deeper into a coastal town during a protracted volcanic eruption, authorities said Thursday.Emergency services helped some 500 people leave their homes, the mayor of Tazacorte, Juan Miguel Rodríguez, told public…

Clinton, on the mend, ‘touched by outpouring of support’

Clinton, on the mend, ‘touched by outpouring of support’

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton released a video saying he is on the road to recovery after being hospitalized in Southern California for six days to treat an infection unrelated to COVID-19.The 75-year-old Clinton, who arrived Sunday at his home in New York, said in the Wednesday video that he was glad…

Pentagon chief Austin says U.S. will support Ukraine against Russian aggression

Pentagon chief Austin says U.S. will support Ukraine against Russian aggression

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Tuesday with Ukrainian leaders to strengthen ties with the country amid ongoing fighting between government forces and the Russia-backed separatists in a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives. Mr. Austin met with Defense Minister Andriy Taran in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, to offer reassurance of U.S. support for the nation’s…

Ted Cruz wants to ship illegal immigrants to Democratic states

Ted Cruz wants to ship illegal immigrants to Democratic states

Tired of having Texas bear the brunt of the border crisis, Sen. Ted Cruz is proposing a different idea: Ship newly arrived illegal immigrants to deep blue territories like New England or California, and see how they handle it. He even proposed putting one of the new ports of entry for processing illegal immigrants in…