Taiwan: US relations won’t be harmed by Trump, Chinese president meeting

Thursday Taiwan said that it is confident its relations with the U.S. won’t be harmed when President Donald Trump holds his first summit with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week, citing assurances from the U.S. side. Continue reading →

ISIS slaughters 33 young men in Syria with ‘sharp tools’

ISIS used “sharp tools” to murder 33 people in Syria on Wednesday before dumping the bodies into a mass grave “filled with blood,” a human rights group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the slaughter was “the largest execution operation carried out by [ISIS] in 2017.” Continue reading →

California murder suspect raises unprecedented $35M bail via friends

Thursday a California woman accused of killing the father of her two children is expected to be released from jail after posting an unprecedented $35 million bail raised by wealthy friends, family and business associates with ties to China. Tiffany Li pleaded not guilty to murder and directing her boyfriend and another man to kill Keith Green and dispose of his body. Prosecutors say she feared losing custody of her children. Continue reading →

Trump Admin. Putting Spotlight on Policy of Plane Sales to Iran

Boeing’s announced agreement to sell another 60 airplanes to Iran has exposed an Obama-era policy that’s now under extreme vetting by President Donald Trump’s administration. Continue reading →

Susan Rice’s alleged unmasking requests not so routine, ex-officials say

Although Susan Rice is defending as routine her requests for the identities of Americans caught up in surveillance of foreign targets, others who’ve served in the intelligence community and at high levels of government say the former national security adviser’s requests were quite unusual. Continue reading →

Navy instructor pilots refusing to fly over safety concerns; Pence’s son affected

More than 100 U.S. Navy instructor pilots are refusing to fly in protest of what they say is the refusal of top brass to adequately address an urgent problem with training jets’ oxygen system, multiple instructor pilots tell Fox News. The boycott started late last week and has effectively grounded hundreds of training flights. Continue reading →

Dems have enough votes to filibuster Gorsuch, increasing odds of ‘nuclear option’

Senate Democrats have enough votes to filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, increasing the odds that majority Republicans will deploy the so-called “nuclear option” to get him confirmed. Continue reading →

Judge to Trump: No protection for speech inciting violence

Must be another whacked out liberal judge. If anything, all the protesters at Trump rallies hired by the Clinton campaign should be held liable. A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Continue reading →

VA retaliation against whistleblower: doctor kept in empty room

Dr. Dale Klein may be the highest-paid U.S. government employee who literally does nothing while he’s on the clock. A highly rated pain management specialist at the Southeast Missouri John J. Pershing V.A., Klein is paid $250,000 a year to work with veterans, but instead of helping those who served their country, he sits in a small office and does nothing. All day. Every day. Continue reading →

Supreme Court to decide whether religious hospitals should be considered part of church

A group of religious hospitals are asking for the Supreme Court to protect it from a group of lawyers that claim the hospitals are not a part of the church. Continue reading →