Biden: Trump’s Border Policies Make Me ‘Feel Ashamed’

Last Week on the podcast “Anger Management with Nick Clegg,” former Vice President Joe Biden said President Donald  Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that led to some children allegedly being separated from their parents made him “feel ashamed. When asked how he felt about the separation of children, Biden said, “Shame, ashamed. It makes me feel ashamed.… Read More

Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35. Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Booker: Trump Being Harsher to Europe than Putin Is ‘Commander-in-Chief Malpractice’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation With Al Sharpton,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said if President Donald Trump were not harsh on Russian President Vladimir Putin during their upcoming meeting it would amount to “commander-in-chief malpractice.” Booker said, “Well, the president’s relationship with Putin has been disturbing, to say the least. This is a president who seems to have better… Read More

Party Begins As Delirious French Revel in World Cup Victory

Paris (AFP) – France erupted in joy on Sunday as the country clinched the World Cup, with fans streaming into the streets, honking car horns and flying the tricolore flag at the start of an enormous national celebration. Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Tim Tebow Is Dating Former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

Tim Tebow has had quite the news cycle this week. First, he gets an extra base hit in the Eastern League Double-A All-Star game. Next, we find out that when he’s not climbing the major league ladder, he’s dating a former Miss Universe. Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Dem Sen Murphy: Would Trump Actually Stand Up for NATO Article 5?

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)  questioned as to whether President Donald Trump would “actually stand up for NATO’s Article 5.” The treaty organization’s Article 5 calls for the collective defense, meaning an attack against one ally is considered an attack against all. Partial transcript as follows: KARL: You—you and other Democrats… Read More

Media, Democrats Want Trump to Cancel Putin Meeting, or Include Others

The consistent theme on Sunday morning’s news shows was that the Democrats — and many of the journalists interviewing them — want President Donald Trump to cancel his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

D.C. Officials Lift Boil Water Advisory; Contaminant Found in One Area

DC Water officials announced on social media on Sunday the advisory to boil water in some areas of the District of Columbia had been lifted after a valve malfunction in the city’s water system on Thursday led to more than two days of restrictions to avoid possible exposure to contaminants. Full Story Here Breitbart July… Read More

Can you spot the football hidden among the pandas?

Hungarian cartoonist Gergely Dudas, the artist behind some of the internet’s favourite visual brain teasers, has returned with this World Cup-themed creation. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Thomas Markle begs daughter Meghan to get in touch with him

Thomas Markle has pleaded for his daughter to contact him, saying he fears he doesn’t have long to live. The Duchess of Sussex’s father says Meghan hasn’t been ignoring his phone calls. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Israeli bombers launch airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

Israel launched more than 40 air strikes over Gaza at the weekend, killing two Palestinian teenagers, following weeks of rockets and incendiary kites launched by militants onto southern Israel. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Sadiq Khan reignites war of words with Donald Trump

The stormy relationship between the American leader and the London Mayor ran into fresh trouble week when Mr Trump accused him of failing to stop a wave of terror attacks. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Hedgehog card ends up in the sympathy section

Twitter user @echo262 from Charlotte, North Carolina, spotted the card, which featured four smiling hedgehogs playing instruments, in the ‘loss of wife’ with the sympathy cards. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Dallas man charged with sexual assault of a child

Jose Nahun Lopez-Cruz, 24, told police: ‘It’s okay, she is going to be 16 soon,’ when explaining to police who stopped him for parking illegally near downtown Dallas why he was with the minor. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Who’s Who in Wimbledon’s Royal Box?

The men’s final at Wimbledon showcased a star-studded Royal Box as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge rubbed shoulders next to big-named actors. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Kate Middleton wears dress similar to Meghan Markle’s

Kate, 36, donned a vibrant yellow dress for the Wimbldeon men’s final on Sunday that looked strikingly similar to one worn by the Duchess of Sussex, also 36, just a week ago. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Wreckage from 1997 plane crash found in Michigan forest

Mark Davies, 45, and his wife Janet disappeared during a September 1997 flight. The remnants of Davies’ plane were found in the Hiawatha National Forest on Wednesday. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Atlanta woman shot dead outside of Burger King

Lavonda Finklea, 35, was found dead from a gunshot wound inside her car on Friday night in a Burger King parking lot in Atlanta after she got into an argument with several men, according to police. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

Ray Emery drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario on Saturday after police received a call that he did not resurface during an early morning swim. He was 35. Full Story Here Daily Mail July 15, 2018 6:58 pm Support Us

Former Clinton WH Staffer: It’s ‘Tempting’ to Beat up Rand Paul

A former Clinton White House staffer and veteran presidential campaign staffer tweeted Sunday that “it would be tempting” to beat up Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) if he lived in the senator’s hometown on Bowling Green, Kentucky. Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:43 pm Support Us

Kremlin Prepares for ‘Difficult’ Trump-Putin Meeting

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for his meeting with “counterpart” U.S. President Donald Trump, a day after he described a scheduled summit between the two leaders as “difficult.” Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:43 pm Support Us

Gowdy: I Don’t Think Mueller Probe Is a Witch Hunt

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), the outgoing chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said he did not believe special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling was a “witch hunt.” Gowdy said, “I don’t think it’s a witch-hunt. I have never thought it was a witch-hunt. We now have… Read More

Source: NATO Members Not Living Up to Afghanistan Troop Commitments

NATO member and partner-nations have fought side-by-side with U.S. forces in Afghanistan for 17 years, after Al-Qaeda attacked the U.S. in 2001. But in recent years, the alliance has struggled to meet its troop commitments. Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:43 pm Support Us

Illegal Alien Accused of Trying to Rob, Stab Woman in Home Invasion

The 32-year-old illegal alien went by the fake name Samuel Hernandez, telling police that he was seeking to rob the victim’s home to steal cash in order to repay his debts to the human smugglers who had recently trafficked him across the United States-Mexico border. Full Story Here Breitbart July 15, 2018 6:28 pm Support… Read More

Ecuador Bows to US and IMF, Entering New Neoliberal Era

QUITO, ECUADOR – Ecuador’s passionate re-embrace of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offers one of the clearest and most dramatic signs that the country’s leadership is dead-set on shedding any vestiges of the “post-neoliberal” era it was said to have entered a decade ago during former President Rafael Correa’s Citizens’ Revolution. The warmth displayed by… Read More

Walmart Hopes to Track Employees’ Every Move with New Checkstand Surveillance Tech

Big-box retailing behemoth Walmart, which employs one of the United States’ largest workforces, has never been known for being a friendly corporation to employees. With its anti-worker environment, hard-nosed opposition to unions, and reputation for destroying small business in markets it grows to dominate, the company has become synonymous with the heartless, calculating reputation of… Read More

This Hurricane Season, Puerto Ricans Are Imagining a Sustainable Future

Nine months after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island faces another potentially devastating hurricane season, while much of its infrastructure and land still remain in tatters. The category-5 hurricane that ripped through the Caribbean last fall not only caused nearly 5,000 deaths, but also exposed the fragility of the island’s social, political, and economic… Read More

The SEC is Investigating Why Facebook Didn’t Disclose Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

After reporting earlier this month that the Securities and Exchange Commission had joined the federal investigation into Facebook over its failure to disclose Cambridge Analytica’s misues of user data, the Wall Street Journal revealed on Thursday exactly what the agency is investigating. In keeping with its mission to police securities markets, the SEC is looking into whether Facebook’s failure… Read More

Israeli Defense Minister Calls to Shut Down Israeli Embassy in Ireland

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman called to shut down Israeli embassy in the Irish capital Dublin, Thursday, in response to the Irish Senate’s decision to boycott Israeli settlements products. Lieberman tweeted: “It is pointless to summon the Irish ambassador to Israel for reprimand. Israel should close the embassy in Dublin immediately. We will not turn the… Read More

Ireland Set to Become First Country to Fully Divest From Fossil Fuels

Climate activists across the globe celebrated Thursday after the lower house of the Irish legislature passed a divestment bill with support from all parties, effectively ensuring that Ireland will become the first nation in the world to fully divest public money from the fossil fuel industry. Celebrations outside Leinster House as the Dáil says Yes to… Read More

5 Times the US Actively Supported ISIS or Similar Groups

Washington D.C. (GPA) – Everyone knows U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East has more to do with destabilization than diplomacy. Whether arming terror states like Israel and Saudi Arabia or flattening entire countries like Libya and Iraq, American intervention is pretty much always a humanitarian disaster. At times, this policy has even included arming ISIS… Read More

Yemen’s Houthis Down Saudi Jet as It Returned From a Bombing Run

On Thursday morning, Yemen’s Air Defense Force shot down an aircraft belonging to the Saudi-led coalition with a surface-to-air missile after it took part in airstrikes against residential villages in northern Saada. The Saudi-led coalition confirmed that it lost a Tornado fighter jet, but claims the aircraft fell due to a technical issue and that… Read More

Poll: Germans Want US Troop Withdrawal, Oppose Increased Military Spending

BERLIN — After over 70 years, Germans have apparently had enough of the U.S. troop presence in their country, the second largest presence of U.S. troops abroad after Japan. According to a YouGov poll conducted by Germany’s DPA news agency, 42% of Germans support a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops in the country with 37%… Read More

Saudi Arabia Issues Royal Pardon for Soldiers in Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s has issued a royal pardon for all soldiers deployed in Yemen, a statementpublished by Saudi Arabia’ s government news agency SPA earlier in the week. The royal pardon covers all “military men” who have taken part in “Operation Restoring Hope”. The official clean slate is signed off by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman and King Salman… Read More

Venezuela to Launch Local Defense Committees as Maduro Makes Changes to Top Military Brass

Caracas, July 11, 2018 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Following news of a thwarted coup d’etat attempt and the arrest of some 40 military personnel on May 24, Venezuela’s government has decided to activate local defense committees, officially called “Committees for Security and Integral Defense.” This decision roughly coincides with the reorganization of the country’s top military leadership that customarily… Read More

PSY-Group to Black Cube: Israel’s Role in Global Cyber-Election Meddling

Those US and British politicians who are bashing Russia for foreign “election meddling” could use a more honest set of talking points. It is Israel, not Russia, China, or North Korea, that hosts a blossoming industry of cyber-election meddlers who operate from corporate offices in Tel Aviv, Cyprus, London, Washington, and Tortola. Most, if not… Read More

DNC Panel Gives Plan to Gut Power of Superdelegates Final Approval

In the face of fervent opposition from Democratic elites who “think their vote is more important” than the will of the party’s base, the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) Rules and Bylaws arm cleared a major hurdle in the fight to curtail the power of superdelegates on Wednesday by approving a plan that would end their ability to cast votes for… Read More

Trump’s Criticism of NATO Ignores the Real Questions

The usual NATO summit begins and ends with U.S. and European leaders issuing platitudes about the unbreakable bonds between Western democracies. The two-day summit that began Wednesday is not the usual NATO summit. President Donald Trump came to Brussels armed with a barrage of insults and Twitter blasts against his ostensible allies. What good is NATO if… Read More

Ukraine Attacks Journalists Who Reported Israeli Weapons Flow to Its Neo-Nazi Militia

Ukraine’s embassy in Israel has attacked Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal by name and indirectly implicated this writer, Grayzone contributor Ben Norton, for reporting on Israel’s arming of Ukrainian neo-Nazis. While the Ukrainian government has falsely accused us of spreading “fake news,” it has ironically spread fake news itself, incorrectly alleging that Blumenthal has been writing under the… Read More

New Report Finds No Trace of Nerve Agent at Site of Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

A newly published report from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) found no traces of any nerve agent at the site of a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma. However, mixed messages are being spread as “mainstream” corporate media outlets report that chlorine has been found. The OPCW released the results of their fact-finding… Read More

Hundreds of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Just Got the Green Light

After opening arguments kicked off in California state court on Monday for a Bay Area man’s landmark lawsuit alleging that Monsanto’s popular weedkiller Roundup caused him to develop cancer, a federal judge on Tuesday ruled that hundreds of unrelated but similar cases against the agrochemical company can also proceed to trial. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in… Read More

Despite Ongoing Hostility, US Exports to Iran are Up 60%

Tehran (TNA) – What sanctions? Despite Donald Trump’s dangerous rhetoric against the Islamic Republic and scrapping the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), US exports to Iran are up 60 percent from 2017. Although Iran is far from its closest trading partner, many average Americans may not realize that companies in the United States export millions… Read More

America Bombs, Europe Gets Refugees

America’s corporations remain blithely unscathed by not only the refugees that are breaking up the EU, but also by the EU’s economic sanctions against Russia, Iran, and other allies of governments that the US regime is trying to overthrow in its constant invasions and coups. The US Government makes proclamations such as “Assad must go!” — but… Read More

A Tribute to American Patriot and Investigative Journalist Robert Parry

Robert (Bob) Parry was born in 1949 and died suddenly from pancreatic cancer in January 2018. An enthusiastic tribute to him and his work was recently held in Berkeley California. A video of the event is online here. Although Robert Parry never became personally famous, many readers will recall news stories he played a key… Read More

Report: IDF Censorship of Israeli Press Averages One Redaction Every Four Hours

TEL AVIV – In the “only democracy” in the Middle East, military censors are working overtime to control the content of reporting and keep certain stories hidden from the public. According to a recent report by Israeli journalist Haggai Matar for online magazine +972, Israel’s military censor has notably increased the percentage of articles it partially or… Read More

NDAA and AUMF: Diabolical Duo

“As president, I will end the war in Iraq. We will have our troops home in 16 months. I will close Guantanamo. I will restore habeas corpus…” Barack Obama, Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner, November 2007   “I call on all Americans to commemorate this day with events and activities that teach us about this critical foundation… Read More