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    Human Events

  • MSNBC Dials Up the Crazy
    In the latest effort by the mainstream media to appease the progressive left, a guest on MSNBC suggested on live television that the republican party poses a bigger threat than some of the world’s most despicable terrorists.  During a panel discussion on “The ReidOut,” former Lincoln Project adviser Kurt Bardella... Read more »
  • Biden’s International Efforts Place Iran Over America
    In another egregious example of his “America last” agenda, the Biden administration is considering giving Iran significant relief on economic sanctions.  It is clearer now than ever that Iran is making strides in its demands that America ease up on restrictions and measures.  Indeed, negotiations in Vienna with Iran are... Read more »
  • Black Lives Matter, the Democrat Party, and Their Media Have Imposed Mob Rule.
    Patriots should know the truth about BLM, systemic racism, police shootings of black citizens, and the surge in violent crime in America. The post Black Lives Matter, the Democrat Party, and Their Media Have Imposed Mob Rule. appeared first on Human Events.... Read more »
  • Biden Administration Flies Illegal Immigrants Cross-Country: TSA Explains How
    Amidst an ongoing crisis at the southern border, the Biden Administration is now flying illegal immigrants to other states in efforts to avoid overcrowding…and TSA explains how.  The Transportation Security Administration – or TSA – supposedly has an “established process” for identifying these illegal immigrants who board domestic flights at... Read more »
  • DeSantis Signs GOP Bill Protecting FL Elections
    Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law an election integrity bill Thursday that places restrictions on ballot drop-boxes and mail-in ballots.  Upon signing the bill, DeSantis said it would place Florida at the top of the list in preventing voter fraud and ensuring fair elections.  “Right now, I have... Read more »
  • HIDIN’ BIDEN? Dem Texas Rep. Disputes DHS Pics of Empty Migrant Facility
    Recent photos of cleared out migrant facilities at the southern border are raising suspicions, especially from one Texas democrat.  Rep. Henry Cullar, who has been very vocal against the White House’s immigration policies, suggested that the Department of Homeland Security is falsely creating the impression that the facility in Donna,... Read more »
  • COMMY CUOMO: Gov. Announces Separate Baseball Stadium Seating for Vaccinated, Unvaccinated Fans
    In the latest effort to incentivize – or manipulate – New Yorkers into getting their vaccines, scandal-ridden New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that baseball stadiums will have separate seating for vaccinated versus unvaccinated fans.  Starting May 19, fans at Yankee Stadium and the New York Mets’ Citi field who... Read more »

    Global Issues

  • The Illusion of Digital Inclusion in the Post-COVID World
    BANGKOK, Thailand, May 07 (IPS) - We are living through a decisive moment. The COVID-19 pandemic’s devasting impact is reaching every corner of the world. As we look back at this period, we will see history divided into a pre-COVID and a post-COVID world.Read the full story, “The Illusion of... Read more »
  • Africa Goes Digital
    UNITED NATIONS, May 07 (IPS) - In rebuilding after COVID-19, policymakers must invest in innovative technology to leapfrog obstacles to inclusive development. Africa has enjoyed strong economic growth for most of the 21st century, mainly because of robust global demand for primary commodities.Read the full story, “Africa Goes Digital”, on... Read more »
  • Dr Aqsa Sheikh: Transgender Doctor Injecting Hope During COVID Pandemic
    NEW DELHI, India, May 07 (IPS) - When Dr Aqsa Sheikh Tweeted and asked if she was the only transgender person to head a vaccination centre, it seemed extraordinary that in a country with 1.3 billion people, that this could be true.Read the full story, “Dr Aqsa Sheikh: Transgender Doctor... Read more »
  • 20 Million More People Face Food Crises, As Acute Hunger Rates Rise to a 5-Year High
    UNITED NATIONS, May 06 (IPS) - The COVID-19 pandemic, protracted conflicts and climate change have created an untenable situation for the most vulnerable, with 155 million people across 55 territories suffering from severe food insecurity, sending acute hunger figures to a 5-year high.Read the full story, “20 Million More People... Read more »
  • Former LRA leader, ex-child soldier, sentenced to 25 years in prison
    A former leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda, who himself had been abducted by the rebel group as a child, was sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday.  Read the full story, “Former LRA leader, ex-child soldier, sentenced to 25 years... Read more »
  • Nearly 8 years on, ‘gaps, inconsistencies, discrepancies’ remain over Syria chemical weapons declaration
    The Security Council heard new evidence in longstanding international efforts to eradicate Syria’s chemical weapons programme on Thursday, including the results of an investigation into the possible of use of chlorine gas in the city of Saraqib in 2018, as the UN’s top disarmament official provided her regular briefing to ambassadors. Read... Read more »
  • How West African Leaders Can Tackle Youth and Gender Inequities
    May 06 (IPS) - Recently, both Republics of Benin and Chad held their 2021 national elections. These countries are among thirteen countries on the continent billed to elect new political leaders in 2021 alone. This is a good opportunity to improve conditions on the continent. Indeed, the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified other issues... Read more »

    Chicago Sun Times

  • Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus, Diplo, Wilco among 100 headliners set for Summerfest
    Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on in 2019 in Las Vegas. | Getty Canceled last year due to the COVID outbreak, the festival this year will for the first time take place over three weekends, Sept. 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18. One more... Read more »
  • Cal City man charged with attempted murder of police officer in 17-hour standoff
    File photo The suspect allegedly barricaded himself in his home, at one point firing at police outside. A man is facing several counts of attempted murder of a police officer after allegedly shooting someone, then barricading himself for 17 hours in his home, at one point firing shots at officers... Read more »
  • Body of woman pulled from Lake Michigan near Navy Pier
    Sun-Times file photo Police and fire crews were called to the 600 block of East Grand Avenue around 6:25 a.m. The body of a woman was recovered from Lake Michigan near Navy Pier Friday morning. Police and fire crews were called to the 600 block of East Grand Avenue around... Read more »
  • ’90s R&B groups SWV and Xscape next up in Verzuz battle
    SWV (Sisters With Voices) burst onto the scene in 1992 with their debut album “It’s About Time.” | Leon Bennett/Getty Images They date from an era when ‘you had to know how to sing,’ says one fan. SWV and Xscape — two of the 1990s most successful R&B groups —... Read more »
  • Police release picture of driver, car in Humboldt Park hit-and-run
    Chicago police are searching for a driver who hit a pedestrian March 30, 2021 in Humboldt Park. | Chicago police A man was struck by a Audi A6 March 30 in the 3800 block of West Chicago Avenue. Police have released a picture of a driver suspect of a March... Read more »
  • Singer Aaron Neville, 80, retires from touring
    Singer Aaron Neville performs during “A Concert For Island Relief” at Radio City Music Hall in New York, in 2018. | Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Neville said embarking on multi-date tours is no longer appealing. “Don’t see this as a permanent goodbye, by the grace of God, I will keep making more... Read more »
  • New indictment expands bribery case against once high-ranking Cook County official
    Patrick Doherty exits the Dirksen Federal Building after pleading not guilty at his arraignment, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Chicago. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file The new indictment against Patrick Doherty lays out his alleged role in schemes involving ex-Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski and the late state Sen. Martin Sandoval.... Read more »

    Times Union

  • Niskayuna rallies past Bethlehem 8-7 in baseball season opener
    The teams had gone nearly two years without playing because of the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »
  • Wrestler Jesse Porter set to try for Olympic berth
    Porter, a Greco-Roman wrestler, will be in the capital of Sofia this weekend for the World Olympic Games Qualifier. It’s his last chance to represent the United States in this summer’s Tokyo Games in the 77-kilogram (170-pound) weight class. If Porter reaches the final, he’ll be an Olympian for the... Read more »
  • Siena women's lacrosse earns MAAC title date at Fairfield
    The No. 2-seeded Saints ran away from No. 3 Monmouth in the second half of a 20-11 victory in a MAAC semifinal at Hickey Field on Thursday. Siena (11-2) advances to the title game at noon Sunday at top-seeded Fairfield, a 15-10 victor over Niagara in the other semifinal.... Read more »
  • Stefanik to meet with House Freedom Caucus over GOP chair post
    U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik will meet with the House Freedom Caucus, a group of conservative Republicans, on Monday as she looks to dismantle opposition to her becoming the next GOP conference chair. Three congressional sources confirmed the meeting to the Times Union on Thursday. News of the gathering comes as... Read more »
  • Husband of Heastie's chief of staff gets 76 months in prison
    The husband of state Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie's chief of staff was sentenced Thursday to 76 months in prison and ordered to pay $136,000 to the Internal Revenue Service for his earlier guilty plea to cocaine trafficking and tax evasion charges.... Read more »
  • UAlbany lacrosse teams ride fast starts to tournament victories
    The fourth-seeded UAlbany men scored twice in the final 2 minutes, 27 seconds to pull out a 14-12 victory over No. 1 Maryland-Baltimore County in Baltimore. Several hours later, the No. 2 seed UAlbany women jumped all over No. 3 Vermont in a 17-8 victory at Stony Brook.... Read more »
  • Albany middle school locked down over bomb threat
     An Albany middle school was locked down for over an hour on Thursday after a bomb threat was called in at about 1:10 p.m.... Read more »
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