Category: News

Bucking The Trend, One Small African Region Is Taking Sides With Taiwan

As China’s economic ties to Africa entrench further, one small, semi-autonomous African region is resisting Chinese advances in a move that mirrors Taiwan’s efforts to maintain autonomy from China, according to The Wall Street Journal. Somaliland, one of two remaining African political regions with formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan,...

Afghanistan: Catholic Apostolate Has Been Quietly Saving Lives for a Year

CV NEWS FEED // The Biden administration’s botched withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021 was the biggest global news story, some said, since the fall of the World Trade Center in 2001. But as the story of the fall of Afghanistan into the hands of a ruthless Taliban regime...

Five Chinese Companies Leave NY Stock Exchange — Here’s Why More Could Follow

Five state-owned Chinese companies announced that they would delist from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Friday, as tensions between China and the U.S. remain high and a dispute over regulatory issues remains unresolved, Reuters reported. Oil conglomerate Sinopec, China Life Insurance, Aluminum Corporation of China, PetroChina and the...

Tone deaf Hillary mocks Trump for pleading the Fifth

Hillary Clinton compared former President Donald Trump’s Fifth Amendment motion during his New York deposition to the lengthy interrogation she endured in 2015 about Benghazi. Citizens for Ethics sent this tweet, which Clinton shared: “For 11 hours, Hillary Clinton testified on Benghazi. Donald Trump often invoked the Fifth Amendment...

Anti-ESG Fund Rakes In Millions After Two Days On The Market

Strive Asset Management’s anti-activist, energy exchange-traded fund (ETF) raked in over $60 million in funds in its first two days of trading, according to the company’s website. Strive’s U.S. energy index fund ($DRLL), which invests heavily in fossil fuels in an effort to combat environmentally focused investing, launched Tuesday...

TikTok’s Ties To Chinese Propaganda Machine Revealed

Three hundred employees at the parent company of ubiquitous social media app TikTok list Chinese state media outlets in their employment histories, a Forbes investigation of public LinkedIn profile information revealed Thursday. The investigation may reveal Chinese Communist Party (CCP) ties to ByteDance, a Chinese technology company that operates...

CDC Loosens COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine Guidance For Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued guidance Thursday eliminating its Test to Stay policy in schools, which required students who were exposed to COVID-19 to test frequently in order to stay in school. Students now have to wear a “well-fitting mask” and get tested following exposure...

Yellen Promises $79 Billion IRS Funding Package Will Only Target The Wealthy

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen claimed that the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) expanded auditing power would only target the wealthy in a Thursday letter to the agency, outlining the ways the Biden administration intends to use funding provided by the Inflation Reduction Act. Yellen directed that the...

‘A Hostage Video’: Top Republican Lawyer Rips Garland’s Mar-A-Lago Remarks

A prominent Republican lawyer took apart Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Thursday remarks on the FBI’s raid on Mar-a-Lago during an appearance on Fox News. “It looked like a hostage video to me,” Harmeet K. Dhillon told Brian Kilmeade, who was guest-hosting “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “It was bizarre. Frankly earlier...

EV Maker Rivian Reports Huge Losses Due To Inflation, Supply Chain

Rivian Automotive, an electric vehicle (EV) startup, reported on Thursday that its second-quarter net losses nearly tripled to $1.7 billion amid skyrocketing inflation and a price cap placed on EV tax credits in the Democrats’ spending bill. The California-based EV manufacturer attributed its losses to inflation and supply chain...

‘The Gloves Are Off’: Christina Pushaw Resigns To Join DeSantis Campaign

Christina Pushaw stepped down from her role as press secretary for Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve on his re-election campaign, she told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Election laws restrict the ability of individuals to endorse political candidates or parties and make certain election-related statements in their...

POLL: Small Business Optimism Remains Near Record Lows

Small business optimism remains near record lows, as small business owners believe that inflation, supply chain problems and tax increases pose serious threats to small business, according to a Friday poll by the Job Creator’s Network Foundation (JCNF). The poll’s Small Business IQ, an index of overall small business...