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    Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Former Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim has asked a number of questions about Russia’s invasion of the Ukrainian border and how Moscow’s possible invasion could be an “opportunity” for oil production. Regional countries “have to adjust their relationship with the United States and achieve political gains, especially...
    After her heartbreaking exit from the Tokyo Olympics, Alyssa Naeher is back with the U.S. women’s national team. Naeher, who was knocked out of the Summer Games by a hyperextended right knee and a bone contusion, is training with the team at its camp in Austin, Texas. “I’m 100%, no restrictions,” Naeher said Monday....
    In the long and storied history of the United States Army, many young officers have served in many war zones. Few, I suspect, were as sublimely ignorant as I was in the summer of 1970 upon my arrival at Cam Ranh Bay in the Republic of Vietnam. This article first appeared on TomDispatch. Granted, during...
    In the past, Barbara F. Walter — author the new book “How Civil Wars Start, and How to Stop Them” — served on an advisory panel for the Central Intelligence Agency, she helped CIA agents identify signs that a country is facing serious political instability and the potential for widespread conflict. Now, in 2022, Walter...
    A House Democrat asserted Monday that people have called his office claiming to be Fox News viewers and telling him the U.S. should be "siding with Russia" as tensions between Russia and Ukraine intensify. "My office is now getting calls from folks who say they watch Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonThe Hill's 12:30 Report: More of Biden's agenda teeters...
    Experts who praised the president's first year in office say the post-pandemic economic recovery and U.S. foreign relations, among other things, hinge on what he does next. President Joe Biden notched a number of accomplishments in his first year in office, despite being met with several...
    Decryption – Voluntary departures have doubled since the onset of the epidemic. Washington Correspondent The massive voluntary resignation movement that has rocked the United States since the outbreak continues to surprise. Since the first prison, in March 2020, approximately 48 million Americans have voluntarily resigned. Nearly a quarter of employees in the United States plan...
    Monday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: AUD33,784,200 Surface: Hardcourt outdoor MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (AP) _ Results Monday from Australian Open at Melbourne Park (seedings in parentheses): Men’s Singles Fourth Round Felix Auger-Aliassime (9), Canada, def. Marin Cilic (27), Croatia, 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2, 7-6 (4). Daniil Medvedev (2), Russia, def. Maxime Cressy, United States,...
    The United States has issued a travel warning to Russia following tensions with Ukraine
    (CNN Business)Washington is suspending more than three dozen flights from Chinese carriers over the next couple of months, the latest escalation in a spat over pandemic-related travel rules between the United States and China. On Friday, the US Transportation Department said it would suspend 44 China-bound flights operated by Chinese carriers from the United States...
    Dr. Abdelkader Mohammed created the event and, at the beginning of the new year, received the title of “Best Physician of 2022” in “Ohio” by the American Foundation TopTax, which specializes in medicine, where he currently holds office. The Assistant Professor of Neuroimaging at the University Hospital of Cincinnati, as well as the prestigious UC-Gardner...
    Mike Ledbetter has announced his candidacy for President of the United States for 2024 and his new book, Nine Sovereign Kings: The Return of God:  Mike Ledbetter, faithful Christian, proud American, family man and Texan, has just announced his “Candidacy for President of the United...
    Talgo trains similar to the one seen here in Mumbai will be used in Nigeria, instead of the high-speed rail line running between Milwaukee and Madison for which they were initially intended. The Governor of Lagos, Nigeria bought two trains built by the Spanish company Talgo that were originally meant for a high-speed railway in...
              by Callista Gingrich   On January 15, during a Sabbath service at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, four worshipers were taken hostage by Malik Faisal Akram.  Thankfully, all four hostages were freed, but that does not erase the evil and hate surrounding this terrorist attack. Using Jewish worshippers as hostages to force...
                 A 53 year old Minnesota TikToker pled guilty to impersonating a federal agent on Friday. According to the District of Minnesota U.S. Attorney’s Office, the TikToker had over 10,000 followers on his account where he used a fraudulent name and pretended to be a federal agent with the United States Department of Homeland...
    The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, announced on Saturday that part of a $200 million “security assistance” package for Ukraine’s military had arrived in the country early that morning.  “The donation, which includes close to 200,000 pounds of lethal security assistance, including ammunition for the front line defenders of Ukraine, demonstrates the United States’ strong...
    Ancient Egypt was not the first place on earth to build a pyramid. 5,000 years ago, an ancient civilization in Peru created something comparable to 500 years before Giza. Carol is an archeological site, a remnant of the ancient civilization of the same name, located on the Peruvian coast, 180 km north of Lima in...
    The Biden administration will not allow foreign truckers from Mexico or Canada to enter the country unless they provide proof of vaccination against the coronavirus. Beginning Saturday, all non-citizens must show proof of vaccination at all ports of entry and ferry terminals when trying to enter the country. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said:...
    Just five months after President Biden’s high profile troop withdrawal from Afghanistan the country is in crisis. According to the United Nations World Food Program, 23 million Afghans are living in conditions of “severe food insecurity,” and conditions are expected to get worse throughout the winter. This crisis comes not from President Biden’s so-called end...
    Attorney General Chris Carr has joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general in urging the U.S. Department of State to strengthen its efforts to fight back against the influx of deadly fentanyl into their states and the nation as a whole. “It has been proven...
               – – –Photo “United States District Judge Jeffrey V. Brown” by United States District and Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Texas. 
    By Kevin Liptak | CNN President Joe Biden on Friday accepted an invitation to visit Japan in the late spring during his virtual meeting with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, according to a senior administration official. It would be Biden’s first visit as president to Asia, a region he’s vowed to prioritize even as crises with...
    (CNN)President Joe Biden on Friday accepted an invitation to visit Japan in the late spring during his virtual meeting with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, according to a senior administration official.The two men discussed the current crisis in Ukraine and recent provocations from North Korea during their 90-minute conversation, which the official said was warm and...
    So I\u2019m outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in DC, and Catholics for Choice is here projecting messages onto the church in support of abortion rights.\n\nThe protest coincides with the basilica\u2019s \u201cprayer vigil for life,\u201d happening inside.pic.twitter.com/0y1M7X9ByC — Jack Jenkins (@Jack Jenkins) 1642721480 The pro-choice organization's protest was met...
    China on Friday criticized Washington for imposing sanctions on Chinese companies the U.S. says exported missile technology, and accused the United States of hypocrisy for selling nuclear-capable cruise missiles. The United States announced penalties on three companies it said were engaged in unspecified "missile technology proliferation activities." It said they were barred from U.S. markets...
    Did you feel it or hear it? If you live in north Georgia and felt some rumbling you’re not alone. The The USGS (United States Geological Survey), a science bureau within the United States Department of the Interior, reported a 2.6 magnitude earthquake happened around 11:47...
                 U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (R-TN-02) introduced a new bill to strengthen the penalty for drug traffickers, specifically those who distribute fentanyl. The legislation, known as the Fentanyl Trafficker Elimination Act, establishes life sentences for individuals convicted of intentionally trafficking fentanyl or fentanyl analogues. “Smugglers aren’t deterred by the existing penalties for trafficking fentanyl...
    Sen. Josh Hawley, R-MO, warned President Biden during "Primetime" that he's "playing with fire" after trying to de-legitimize the outcome of the upcoming November midterm elections during his press conference Wednesday.  Sen. Josh Hawley: "I'm not sure that I really believe that little story the vice president just told there. If that is happening, I...
    The message was unmistakable. At his first press conference since November — an event that was meant to be a reset for a presidency that has already had more resets than a dud satellite box — Joe Biden gave Vladimir Putin the green light to attack Ukraine. That’s what I heard when I watched his...
    Surely many bigger history nerds and Constitution nerds than me (and there must be some) have stumbled on this before, but it actually seems somewhat possible that the 14th Amendment precludes Donald Trump from serving another term as president. During my weekend reading, I stumbled across some pieces about this seldom mentioned constitutional provision. (Here’s...
    TOKYO (AP) — The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and France held talks on Thursday as the two countries seek to deepen security ties in the Indo-Pacific region, where tensions have been rising amid China’s military buildup and North Korea’s nuclear and missile development. Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, accompanied by Defense Minister Nobuo...
    Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman called out Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s “fanboying over authoritarianism” while explaining, in part, why President Vladimir Putin is aggressively amassing troops on the Russia-Ukraine border. Vindman’s analysis came on Wednesday night’s All In and followed host Chris Hayes’s noting that Putin appears to, in many ways, be trying to reconstitute the...
    By Gilles MatriconMeteorologistPosted on 01/17/22, updated on 01/19/22 12:14 pm This week marks several simultaneous winter attacks in North America and Eastern Europe. A situation associated with polar vortex stagnation. The Polar vortex The name used to refer to the high winds that surround the Arctic during the cold season, which contain cold...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is not planning to answer a further Russian invasion of Ukraine by sending combat troops. But he could pursue a range of less dramatic yet still risky military options, including supporting a post-invasion Ukrainian resistance. The rationale for not directly joining a Russia-Ukraine war is simple. The United States...
    Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2022. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 20, 1942, Nazi officials held the notorious Wannsee conference, during which they arrived at their “final solution” that called for exterminating Europe’s Jews. On...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and the United Kingdom have agreed to begin talks on removing former President Donald Trump’s import taxes on British steel and aluminum. In a joint statement Wednesday, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.K. Trade Minister Anne-Marie Tevelyan said they would be working toward...
    Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 16 The Washington Post on “Martin Luther King, Jr. did not give up. Those fighting for democracy must follow his example”: On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it is perhaps more important than ever to recall King’s immortal expression of hope, a paraphrase...
    Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, joined "America's Newsroom" to discuss rising tension between Russia and Ukraine, warning it would be a "terrible mistake" if Putin invaded the country as the Kremlin amasses troops on the border. Portman told co-hosts Dana Perino and Bill Hemmer the United States stands with Ukraine "unequivocally" as a potential Russian-led invasion...
    London/Paris (CNN Business)Major international airlines are canceling flights to the United States over aviation industry fears that 5G technology could interfere with crucial onboard instruments.But it's business as usual in Europe, where the latest generation of high speed mobile networks is being rolled out without a hitch. "The technical data received from EU manufacturers offers...
    (CNN)The President of Emirates tells CNN that the airline was not aware of some of the potential 5G rollout issues until yesterday morning, calling the situation "one of the most delinquent, utterly irresponsible" he has seen in his aviation career.Major international airlines are scrambling to modify or cancel flights to the United States amid uncertainty...
    ICE cream is one of the globe's favorite frozen desserts. The average American consumes approximately 23 pounds of ice cream and related frozen desserts per year. 3There is no specific date or inventor of ice creamCredit: Getty Who invented ice cream? The first published ice cream recipe appeared in a French cookbook, The Art Of Making Ices, in 1700....
    The United States and the D.C. "warmonger" establishment is "sleepwalking" the country into a war with Russia by its potential intercession in the affairs of Ukraine, a Russian policy expert told Fox News on Tuesday. On "Tucker Carlson Tonight," host Tucker Carlson implicated media figures in what he said was cheering on a potential conflict...
    The White House admitted Tuesday that the United States government failed to flag a man who held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue on Saturday. Malik Faisal Akram, 44, who was shot and killed by police during his hostage attempt at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, was reportedly known by United Kingdom...
    A man with dual U.S. and Iranian citizenship was arrested in Chicago on Friday on charges of selling technology to the Iranian government. Kambiz Attar Kashani, 44, is accused of selling software and electronic equipment to the Central Bank of Iran through front businesses in the United Arab Emirates, the Department of Justice said...