Raccoon breaks into woman’s bathroom in Florida

A Florida sheriff’s deputy has posed for a selfie with a raccoon after authorities were called in to help remove the furry creature when it broke into a woman’s home. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

Cowboys remain NFL’s most valuable franchise at $5BILLION

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable NFL franchise on Forbes ‘ annual list again after getting a $5 billion valuation. The New England Patriots ranked second at $3.8 billion. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

Woman describes Tinder terror date with charged California surgeon

Lauren Hayden, 24, told DailyMailTV that Dr Grant Robicheaux was ‘super creepy’ and ‘aggressive’ during their date at his apartment in Palm Springs last October. Robicheaux is facing charges for rape. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

North American airports ranked by passengers

The North America Airport Satisfaction Study polled over 40,000 passengers and asked them their thoughts on check-in, retail, accessibility, terminal facilities and baggage reclaim. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

Mold and bacteria could be in YOUR skincare products

Mold and bacteria can grow in beauty products after their expiration date or if they are kept in humid environments.Experts recommend paying attention to the expiration date on product labels. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

PIERS MORGAN: Stop lying Tess Holliday you’re morbidly obese

Dear Tess, you are someone suffering from morbid obesity. That’s not me being a ‘fat-shaming douchebag’, as your legion of fans will doubtless immediately scream. That’s just a fact. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

Overflowing hog manure lagoons could make people sick

Hurricane Florence has caused hog manure lagoons in North Carolina, full of harmful bacteria, to overflow which could make people ill, say experts. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

Oregon House representative candidate drops out of race

Working Families Party candidate Amanda La Bell, 41, has announced she’s quitting the race for Oregon’s state house seat on Wednesday, following false claims about her university degree. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

Michelle Obama’s make-up artist Car Ray shares a photo with her

Carl Ray, a make-up artist based in Washington, D.C., took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a photo of himself with the former first lady while paying tribute to their friendship in a kind post. Full Story Here Daily Mail September 21, 2018 2:42 am Support Us

Texas Republican Wins Senate Seat After 140 Years of Democrat Control

A Texas Republican will represent the people of the 19th State Senate District for the first time in nearly 140 years. The seat became vacant following the conviction in federal court of Democrat Carlos Uresti earlier this year. Full Story Here Breitbart September 21, 2018 1:28 am Support Us

Harvard University to Honor Kaepernick with Medal

Harvard University is planning to honor the former NFL quarterback turned anthem-kneeling activist Colin Kaepernick with a medal next month. Full Story Here Breitbart September 21, 2018 1:28 am Support Us

South Korea Wants to End the Korean War by the End of the Year

South Korean President Moon Jae-in told reporters following his return to Seoul from North Korea Thursday that he hopes to see all participants in the Korean War sign a peace treaty by the end of the year. Full Story Here Breitbart September 21, 2018 1:13 am Support Us

Harvard Tries to Hide History of Anti-Semitism During Asian Discrimination Trial

A report from the Harvard student newspaper revealed that school officials have tried to hide the university’s history of anti-semitism from being entered as evidence as part of an upcoming court case on alleged admissions discrimination against Asian students. Full Story Here Breitbart September 21, 2018 1:13 am Support Us

CNN’s Chalian: Confirming Kavanaugh May Matter More to GOP Than Cloud – Dems ‘Delaying As Much as Possible’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” CNN Political Director David Chalian stated that confirming Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh “might be more important to Mitch McConnell than a cloud over it,” and Democrats are “delaying as much as possible.” Chalian said, “Republicans are not budging on how that hearing should take place on Monday.… Read More

Colombia Sees Biggest Cocaine Boom Ever After Deal with FARC Communists

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime revealed in a report Wednesday that Colombia produced record yields of cocaine in 2017, a major blow to joint U.S.-Colombian investment in dissuading peasants from harvesting coca leaf and an outcome some conservatives predicted as inevitable to peace talks with the Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).… Read More

Boxer: 27 Years Later GOP Men Handling Ford ‘Worse Than They Handled Anita Hill’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Live,” former Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) said Republicans in the Senate were handling Professor Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, “worse than” Republicans’ handling of Anita Hill’s accusations during the confirmation hearing for Justice Clarence Thomas in 1991. Boxer said, “We are facing another… Read More

Trump to Supporters on 2018 Midterms: ‘Don’t Be Complacent’

President Donald Trump urged supporters on Thursday evening in Las Vegas, Nevada, to not be “complacent” in the 2018 midterm elections so Democrats do not take back Congress by riding the so-called “blue wave.” Full Story Here Breitbart September 21, 2018 12:14 am Support Us

U.S. Ready to Continue Nuclear Discussions with North Korea

As the third summit meeting between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in drew to a close, officials from the Trump administration signaled the United States is ready to resume discussions about eliminating North Korea’s nuclear program. Full Story Here Breitbart September 20, 2018 11:58 pm Support Us

Politico Editor-in-Chief: ‘God Is Laughing at Brett Kavanaugh’

Politico Editor-in-Chief John Harris penned an op-ed on Monday suggesting that “God is laughing at Brett Kavanaugh,” noting the supposed irony that Kavanaugh once investigated Bill Clinton’s infidelity only to have the Senate Judiciary Committee and the media now investigate a sexual misconduct allegation brought against the Supreme Court nominee. Full Story Here Breitbart September… Read More

Parker: Helping Small Businesses in a Tight Labor Market

Elaine Parker writes in Real Clear Policy about the policy avenues being pursued in the expanding economy to assure small businesses have competitive access to qualified, skilled workers to fill their growing needs. Full Story Here Breitbart September 20, 2018 11:43 pm Support Us

Trump Wants Spain to Build a Wall Across the Sahara Desert

Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell recently revealed that Donald Trump suggested that the government of Spain build a wall across the Sahara desert to prevent immigrants from traveling into the country. During one meeting, a Spanish diplomat reportedly pointed out that the Sahara desert was over 3,000 miles long, to which Trump replied, “The Sahara border can’t be… Read More

Lagoons Of Pig Waste Are Overflowing After Florence

As the flooding from Hurricane Florence dissipates, North Carolina residents could face significant public-health and environmental crisis after at least 17 animal waste pits, coal ash facilities, and human sewage plants across the state released millions of gallons of toxic liquid into nearby communities. On an aerial tour Monday of pig country, housing the nation’s… Read More

Black Patients Are Missing Out On Promising Cancer Drugs

This story was co-published with Stat. It’s a promising new drug for multiple myeloma, one of the most savage blood cancers. Called Ninlaro, it can be taken as a pill, sparing patients painful injections or cumbersome IV treatments. In a video sponsored by the manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., one patient even hailed Ninlaro as “my savior.”… Read More

Israel’s Failed Attempt to Start WWIII is the Beginning of the End

There is one thing that Israel fears more than anything else in Syria. The loss of its ability to fly its F-16’s with impunity and hit whatever targets it wants claiming defensive measures to stop Iran, their existential enemy. Israel finally admitted to carrying out over 200 such missions over the past 18 months, only… Read More

North and South Korea Vow to “Eliminate All the Danger of War”

On Wednesday, North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to dismantle the country’s main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon, if the United States undertake similar act, to “eliminate all the danger of war.” “We have agreed to make the Korean Peninsula a land of peace that is free from nuclear weapons and nuclear threat,” Kim… Read More

Watch | Activists Demand Accountability for Yemen at the UN Human Rights Council

Geneva – Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in two side panel events at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 39th session in Geneva, Switzerland last week. The second panel demanded accountability for war crimes committed against civilians in Yemen — particularly due to the blockade. Coverage of the first panel, sponsored by Insan Organization can… Read More

Russia Accuses Israel of Using Russian Plane as “Cover” for Attack on Syria

As more information about the downing overnight of a Russian reconnaissance plane by aging Syrian anti-aircraft weapon becomes available, the Russian Defense Ministry has issued a shocking claim that will undoubtedly ratchet up tensions between Russia and Israel. While Russia had previously blamed Israel for the downing of the plane, which resulted in the deaths of 15… Read More

Trump Imposes New Tariffs on Chinese Goods

In the escalating US-China Trade war, US President Donald Trump announced 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, which are to come into effect on September 24th. Nearly 200 pages long, the list covers almost 6,000 individual items. Some are quite common, such as coal, printing ink, pneumatic tires and spark plugs. Others are… Read More

A European Court Just Ruled NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human Rights

Last week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the U.K.’s GCHQ spy agency is in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights with its mass surveillance programs. The court ultimately found that these activities violate the family and privacy rights of British and European citizens, and this assertion ultimately includes a rejection of the United States’ activities… Read More

The Donald in Wonderland: Down the Financial Rabbit Hole With Donald Trump

Once upon a time, there was a little-known energy company called Enron. In its 16-year life, it went from being dubbed America’s most innovative company by Fortune Magazine to being the poster child of American corporate deceit. Using a classic recipe for book-cooking, Enron ended up in bankruptcy with jail time for those involved. Its shareholders lost $74 billion in the four… Read More

Saudi Inc. The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Power and Profit

Ellen R. Wald’s timely, well-written history of the Saudi national oil company, Saudi Inc. The Arabian Kingdom’s Pursuit of Power and Profit (Pegasus Books, 2018), is as much the story of the Saudi oil industry as it is of the ruling Al Saud family’s reliance on black gold to ensure the survival of its regime. In painting… Read More

US-Backed Saudi Coalition Ramps Up Terror Attacks in Yemen

Sana’a – The US-backed coalition escalated their attacks against civilians in Yemen — particularly Hodeidah province which suffered dozens of airstrikes in the past few days. Saudi warplanes attacked a home in al-Bayda on Monday killing eight civilians including several women and children. The US-backed Saudi-led coalition warplanes have bombarded Hodeidah province with airstrikes over the… Read More

Syrian Air Defenses Intercepted Missiles Fired at Latakia

Missiles were fired from the sea at several locations in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia on Monday but were intercepted by air defences, Syrian state media said. According to Reuters the official SANA news agency said the Technical Industry Institution in the state-controlled city had been targeted. SANA added that it was not immediately known who fired the missiles. “Air… Read More

The US Government’s Secret Rules for Spying on Journalists Are “Terrifying”

Journalists and free press advocates are responding with alarm to newly released documents revealing the U.S. government’s secret rules for using Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court orders to spy on reporters, calling the revelations “important” and “terrifying.” The documents—obtained and released by the Freedom of the Press Foundation and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University through… Read More

Netherlands Cuts Funding to White Helmets Over Likely Links to Terrorism

AMSTERDAM — Amid continued concerns that the White Helmets are currently staging a “false flag” chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib, the Netherlands has decided to halt funding for the controversial group due to the “inadequate supervision” of White Helmets members on-the-ground and the group’s “likely” links to Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organizations. Notably, the decision… Read More

Charges ‘Without Merit’ – Jeremy Corbyn, Antisemitism, Norman Finkelstein and Noam Chomsky

Last week, Peter Brookes tweeted his latest cartoon for The Times, commenting: My cartoon Thursday @TheTimes…..#Novichok not the only poison being spread around Britain. #LabourAntisemitism #Corbyn pic.twitter.com/e4Lo9l4G8P — Peter Brookes (@BrookesTimes) September 6, 2018 Referencing allegations that two Russian agents had been responsible for the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury… Read More

Israel, Turkey Hold Secret Talks in United Arab Emirates

Israeli and Turkish envoys yesterday flew to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to hold secret backchannel talks on restoring diplomatic relations. According to a Hebrew language report by Ynet, “an Israeli executive jet and a Turkish government executive plane took off at 09:00 [GMT] to the United Arab Emirates and stopped for a… Read More

Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian resistance icon, traveled to France for a debate on Friday. The young resistance leader was invited by L’Humanité newspaper and the French Communist party, or PCF, to participate in an event organized by Association France Palestine Solidarite. Ahed spoke Sunday at the Fete de L’Humanité (Festival of Humanity) which is organized annually by the PCF and… Read More

Watch | The US is Facilitating War Crimes in Yemen

Geneva (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert founder and editor, Randi Nord, participated in two side panels about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen at the United Nations Human Rights Council 39th session during its first week. The first panel, sponsored by INSAN Organization, covered human rights violations and crimes against children in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition. The panelists… Read More

Al Qaeda & Hollywood: The American Film Industry is Promoting War

For decades, Western governments, corporate media and Hollywood have engaged in a project of mass deception to manufacture consent for military interventions. Waged in the name of lofty ideals like freedom, human rights and democracy, US-led wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya wound up bringing death, destruction and even the return of slavery to the… Read More

Texas Border Patrol Agent Accused of “Serial Killing Spree” in Laredo

A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been accused of going on a nearly two-week-long “serial killing spree” that came to an end on Saturday after he was arrested him in connection with the deaths of four women and the kidnapping of a fifth woman. Webb County-Zapata County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz told The Texas Tribune… Read More

Voter Suppression – State-Issued ID or State of Mind?

Chants of “Resist!” “Not my president!” and other hashtag-able phrases have filled American city streets for nearly two years, and political energy among millennials and the upcoming generation appears greater than ever. The 2017 state and local races saw millennial participation at all-time highs. Yet even with this newfound fervor, young voters still made up… Read More