Category: NewsWire

  • What the surveys tell us about the semesters

    What the surveys tell us about the semesters

    comment Some new polls indicate that President Biden and the Democrats are in trouble, and their strategy for the fall will be completely ineffective. Republican pollsters like Robert Cahaly, John McLaughlin and Matt Towery have been warning for months that the summer’s primary polls were simply wrong. They were the continuation of a long pattern […]

  • Why didn’t this video go viral?

    Why didn’t this video go viral?

    That says it all about the world we live in. The Library of Congress in its infinite wisdom decided to lend a flute owned by Founding Father James Madison to pop star Lizzo, making her the only person ever to be allowed to play the instrument, which dates back to 1813 How was this presented […]

  • the impact of Hurricane Ian in Florida; Gunman on the loose after shooting 6 people near school

    the impact of Hurricane Ian in Florida;  Gunman on the loose after shooting 6 people near school

    It is one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the United States. Let’s take a look at how Florida is doing after Hurricane Ian made landfall. A gunman is on the loose after 6 people are shot near a California school. Security is being tightened in Scandinavia after the Nordstream gas pipeline leaks. […]

  • Alice in Wonderland (1915)

    Alice in Wonderland (1915)

    Alice goes with her sister on a picnic and then falls asleep and starts dreaming about a wonderland full of talking animals and playing cards. Credit: Public Domain Films – Feature films: Cinema Collection: http://epochcinema.comEpoch Original content: http://epochoriginal.comFeature films: https://www.theepochtimes.com/featured-films * Click the “Save” button below the video to access it later in “My List”. […]

  • Ian makes landfall as a “catastrophic” Category 4 hurricane in southwest Florida

    Ian makes landfall as a “catastrophic” Category 4 hurricane in southwest Florida

    Update (1510ET): Accuweather has stated that Hurricane Ian made landfall around 1420 ET on North Captiva Island, a barrier island west of Fort Myers, Florida. The storm made landfall with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. This is absolutely shocking… Sharknado? *** Update (1247ET): The National Weather Service reports that powerful Hurricane Ian is nearing […]

  • 2 commercial planes collide at London’s biggest airport just before take-off

    2 commercial planes collide at London’s biggest airport just before take-off

    Two passenger planes collided with each other on the tarmac Wednesday afternoon while taxiing shortly before takeoff at London’s Heathrow Airport, prompting an emergency response, the airport said. Heathrow confirmed to local media that the incident between two commercial jets took place at around 20:00 local time on September 28 and involved Icelandair and Korean […]

  • Victoria’s Parliament is closed after a bomb threat

    Victoria’s Parliament is closed after a bomb threat

    Parliament in the Australian state of Victoria was closed Thursday morning after an alleged bomb threat. Police said they arrived at a building on Spring St in Melbourne to complete a “security check” about 10.45am. The building has since been deemed safe after all entrances were locked. The bomb threat was made by phone call. […]

  • YouTube removes Giorgia Meloni’s viral 2019 speech

    YouTube removes Giorgia Meloni’s viral 2019 speech

    Google-owned YouTube has removed a video of a 2019 speech by Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni that had gone viral on multiple platforms. The internet giant claims the video “violated” community guidelines, a transgression that apparently took several years and a successful election to get noticed. In the fiery speech, delivered at the World Congress […]

  • Massachusetts man accused of hiring Uber to deliver 10 kg of fentanyl across state lines

    Massachusetts man accused of hiring Uber to deliver 10 kg of fentanyl across state lines

    A Massachusetts man allegedly hired an Uber to deliver fentanyl across state lines before being intercepted and arrested by law enforcement officials, the Justice Department said Sept. 27. Johan M. Rodriguez, 37, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was arrested in Dover on September 26. He has been charged with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent […]

  • Big boost for Roche, Eli Lilly

    Big boost for Roche, Eli Lilly

    LONDON—Results from a key Alzheimer’s drug trial on Wednesday rekindled decades-old hopes that targeting a particular protein would help halt the progression of the deadly brain disease, giving a major boost to similar studies conducted by Roche and Eli Lilly. Eisai Co Ltd and Biogen Inc said their experimental drug significantly slowed cognitive and functional […]

  • Twitter temporarily suspends TikTok Libs again

    Twitter temporarily suspends TikTok Libs again

    Twitter has hit Libs of TikTok’s account with another temporary suspension, and Libs of TikTok is once again warning that it will take legal action if the social media company suspends the account permanently. “Twitter has hit TikTok Libs again with a 7 day suspension for ‘hateful conduct’. No specific tweets have been flagged. We […]

  • Freddie Freeman’s hit in the 10th inning sends the Dodgers ahead of the Padres 1–0

    Freddie Freeman’s hit in the 10th inning sends the Dodgers ahead of the Padres 1–0

    Freddie Freeman broke a scoreless tie with a run-scoring single to center with one out in the 10th inning on Wednesday, giving the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres and the franchise-season record with his number 107. victory. Freeman’s 192nd hit of the season, off Padres reliever Steven Wilson […]

  • Elon Musk is looking to end the SEC’s “Muzzle” that requires pre-approval of tweets

    Elon Musk is looking to end the SEC’s “Muzzle” that requires pre-approval of tweets

    NEW YORK — Lawyers for Elon Musk urged a federal appeals court to strike down a provision in his 2018 consent decree with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that requires a lawyer for Tesla Inc examines some of his posts on Twitter. In a brief filed late Tuesday in the 2nd U.S. Circuit […]

  • Bill would redirect IRS funding to CBP

    Bill would redirect IRS funding to CBP

    A group of House Republicans is pushing a bill that would eliminate IRS funding contained in the dubious “Inflation Reduction Act” and use those funds to hire new U.S. Customs and Border Protection workers to secure the southern border of the United States. “Unobligated balances of amounts appropriated or otherwise made available for enforcement activities […]

  • New package approved for Australian veterans support

    New package approved for Australian veterans support

    Australian Defense Force families and veterans undergoing rehabilitation and full-time studies will continue to receive higher welfare payments after the Defence, Veterans and Families Acute Support Package Bill 2022 passes the Senate on September 28. The plan, which expired in July 2022, will now be extended to July 2023 and backdated to August and September. […]

  • Victoria’s biggest coal-fired generation to close 10 years early amid green energy push

    Victoria’s biggest coal-fired generation to close 10 years early amid green energy push

    Victoria’s biggest power station will close in mid-2035 instead of mid-2040, up to a decade earlier than planned, as its owner switches to renewable energy. Energy giant AGL Energy said the early closure of its Loy Yang A coal-fired generation, located in the Latrobe Valley, south-east of Melbourne, will avoid up to “200 million tonnes […]

  • MT, keep the G: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband files for divorce

    MT, keep the G: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband files for divorce

    Tthe husband of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) filed for divorce Tuesday, claiming the marriage was “irretrievably broken,” according to court documents. The couple was already separated, Perry Greene, the Georgia representative’s husband, said in the filing, and requested that their assets and debts be divided equally. He is also asking the Superior Court of […]

  • 2 Million Floridians Without Power Like Ian Batters’ Weakened Peninsula

    2 Million Floridians Without Power Like Ian Batters’ Weakened Peninsula

    More than 2 million are without power Wednesday night as a weakened Hurricane Ian pounds the Florida peninsula after making landfall hours earlier on the state’s west coast as a Category 4. As of 11:00 p.m. local time, Ian has weakened to a Category 1 system with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, continuing to […]

  • Attorney, former teacher candidate for the Capistrano Unified School Board

    Attorney, former teacher candidate for the Capistrano Unified School Board

    Jessica Hubbard, who has worked as a teacher for 20 years, is running in the Nov. 8 election for a seat on the Capistrano Unified school board. “I am the parent of a CUSD student and like all other parents, I want to make sure my children receive the best opportunities and experiences possible,” wrote […]

  • Drag show performer sues right-wing blogger for defamation for claims he exposed himself to children

    Drag show performer sues right-wing blogger for defamation for claims he exposed himself to children

    A drag show performer is suing a right-wing blogger for defamation over a claim he exposed himself to children. Eric Posey filed the lawsuit against Sarah Bushnell, who runs a website called the Bushnell Report. He identifies himself as delivering “North Idaho News from a Freedom and Liberty Standpoint.” Posey alleges in the lawsuit that […]

  • CRA extends tax deadlines in Atlantic Canada after Fiona

    CRA extends tax deadlines in Atlantic Canada after Fiona

    The federal government is spreading out tax relief to individuals, businesses and charities affected by post-tropical storm Fiona in Atlantic Canada. National Finance Minister Diane Lebouthillier says she asked the Canada Revenue Agency to explore relief options as soon as it becomes known the devastating impact of the storm. The CRA is spreading out the […]

  • Hurricane Ian floods Southwest Florida, 2 million without power

    Hurricane Ian floods Southwest Florida, 2 million without power

    St. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the United States, flooded Southwest Florida on Wednesday, turning streets into rivers, cutting power to 2 million customers and threatening further catastrophic damage to the interior. The Coastal Sheriff’s Office reported receiving many calls from people trapped in flooded homes. Desperate people […]

  • January 6 Committee Chair announces Ginni Thomas will be deposed this week

    January 6 Committee Chair announces Ginni Thomas will be deposed this week

    virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, will participate in a deposition this week, Jan. 6 Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) announced Wednesday. The plea will be related to Ginni Thomas’ alleged role in trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Ginni Thomas pushed lawmakers to overturn the results, […]

  • House votes against bill to lower federal voting age to 16

    House votes against bill to lower federal voting age to 16

    The House of Commons has voted against a bill to lower the federal voting age from 18 to 16. Sponsored by NDP MP Taylor Bachrach, Bill C-210, titled “An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act,” was voted on Wednesday to decide whether to proceed to third reading. MPs voted 245-77 against the bill on […]

  • Do fiscal deficits really depreciate?

    Do fiscal deficits really depreciate?

    comment The fall in sterling last week was said to be a reaction to new UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’ proposed tax cut. An exchange rate represents the purchasing power of money. An excess of it causes depreciation. A government that plans to finance its budget deficits by printing money will be forced to devalue […]

  • Rapper Coolio dies at 59

    Rapper Coolio dies at 59

    “GAngsta’s Paradise singer Coolio has died at the age of 59, according to new reports. The hip-hop star, whose legal name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., was found dead by his friend in the bathroom, according to TMZ. First responders pronounced him dead at the scene when they arrived, suspecting cardiac arrest. The porn STAR […]

  • First border crossing and disembarkation in Baja Mexico

    First border crossing and disembarkation in Baja Mexico

    The expedition crosses the Mexican border to the legendary Baja Peninsula! The guys meet up with their good friend Ted Moncure from Toyotas Racing Development and take part of the Baja 1000 race circuit while getting some pro advice on off-road driving in the 4Runners. – Credit:Overland shipping: youtube.com/channel/UCiyiTqpss-ihtLHz-juFxIQ * Click the “Save” button below […]

  • More red tape not the answer to Optus data breach – business law expert

    More red tape not the answer to Optus data breach – business law expert

    Increased government red tape is not needed to mitigate the fallout from the Optus cyberattack, an Australian business law expert says. Australia’s No. 2 telco revealed on September 22 that a user known as “OptusData” demanded $1 million for stolen personal data of 9.8 million Optus customers, including details of driver’s license, passport numbers, home […]

  • Liberals are melting over Lara Trump’s ‘character building’ video of her son in the rain from Hurricane Ian

    Liberals are melting over Lara Trump’s ‘character building’ video of her son in the rain from Hurricane Ian

    Lara Trump posted a video of one of her children in a “character building” exercise in the rain, and many on the left are completely melting down and calling it child abuse. Former President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law released video of her 5-year-old son riding a toy excavator in the rain during Hurricane Ian’s arrival. She […]

  • Hurricane Ian blows more headwinds into Florida’s struggling property insurance market

    Hurricane Ian blows more headwinds into Florida’s struggling property insurance market

    Florida’s property insurance market was reeling before Hurricane Ian hit the radar with the state’s 6.2 million homeowners paying at least three times what they spend on coverage elsewhere in the United States, according to the Insurance Information Institute. After the massive, slow-moving storm swept through the state, analysts fear property insurance claims could put […]