Category: News

China Walks Back Promise Not To Use Force In Taiwan ‘Reunification’

The Chinese government issued an official document Wednesday that removes a previous pledge not to use force should China move forward with Taiwan “reunification.” China promised in two previous white papers, published in 1993 and 2000, that it “will not send troops or administrative personnel to be based in...

EPA Launches Civil Rights Probe Into Texas State Agency

The EPA’s Office of External Civil Rights Compliance (ECRCO) is launching two civil rights investigations into the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to determine whether state regulators exploited people who do not speak English and improperly approved concrete batch plants in minority communities, according to an EPA statement....

Italians Say Ciao To Domino’s As Last Franchise Closes

Domino’s Pizza shuttered the last of its franchises in Italy after seven years, where the American brand was unable to appeal to Italian sensibilities, Fortune reported Tuesday. Domino’s executives knew at the outset that bringing American-style pizza would be difficult, and their 2015 plan to expand to Italy hinged...

Harvard University Denied Tax Cut After Lobbying To Senate Democrats

Harvard University’s request for an endowment tax cut was denied despite frequent lobbying to Senate Democrats for its inclusion in the Inflation Reduction Act. The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 with tax increases on corporations and energy firms but did not include plans to lower the...

Watchdog Files Court Motion To Unseal FBI Search Warrant On Trump’s Home

A conservative watchdog filed a motion Tuesday urging a district court to unseal the FBI’s search warrant on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home Monday in Palm Beach, Florida. “Given the political context, and the highly unusual action of executing a search warrant at the residence of a former...

‘The Present We Wanted’: Liberal Late-Night Hosts Celebrate Raid

Liberal late-night talk show hosts celebrated Monday’s raid on Mar-a-Lago Tuesday night, with some making efforts to justify the controversial action by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. “Yesterday, we all got the present we wanted: FBI agents raided Mar-a-Lago,” CBS “Late Show” Host Stephen Colbert said during his monologue...

California Teacher With Antifa Ties Paid Thousands To Resign

A California teacher connected to Antifa is receiving a massive payout from the school district for resigning, according to the Sacramento Bee. Project Veritas posted a video of Natomas Unified School District school teacher Gabriel Gipe saying he was working to push his students “further and further left” which...

Trump Optimistic After FBI Raid As Republicans Flock To Support Him

Former President Donald Trump is optimistic about his political future after the FBI raided his residence at Mar-a-Lago Monday, one of his advisors told The Washington Post. The FBI raided the Florida estate Monday and, while the warrant has not been made public yet, many in the media suspect...

Trump Pleads The Fifth In New York AG Deposition

Former President Donald Trump announced he did not answer any of New York Attorney General Letitia James’ questions as she reportedly deposed him Wednesday, employing his constitutional right against self-incrimination. James has been investigating Trump and the Trump Organization for bank, tax and insurance fraud since 2019, according to The...

Inflation Rages On As Gas, Food Prices Squeeze Americans

Inflation remains at historic highs, at 8.5% from July 2021 to 2022,  according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report released Wednesday, as the Biden administration takes a victory lap on lowering energy prices. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) didn’t change from June to July, according to the BLS....

Activists Derail LA City Council Meeting Over Homeless Encampments

Activists derailed a Los Angeles City Council meeting Tuesday to protest an effort to ban homeless encampments from school properties and the immediate surrounding areas, the Los Angeles Times reported. Chaos broke out after a protester charged at a city council member; the police apprehended that person and tackled...