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Teach my child acceptance, BBC – but not the unscientific nonsense that is 100+ genders

Teach my child acceptance, BBC – but not the unscientific nonsense that is 100+ genders

on September 14, 2019, 6:30 AM / in International News

The free-spawning new genders are little more than a narcissistic internet meme, indulged by an establishment too scared to cause offense. Treating them earnestly alienates even the tolerant, and has no place in the classroom. The unceasing gender proliferation tipped over from a hoary dad joke into a bona fide social problem when a recent taxpayer-paid BBC Teach video featured […]

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Gay US ambassador to Bosnia participates in country’s first ‘pride’ parade

Gay US ambassador to Bosnia participates in country’s first ‘pride’ parade

on September 13, 2019, 6:54 AM / in International News

By Calvin Freiburger SARAJEVO, September 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – This weekend saw the first-ever LGBT “pride” parade in Bosnia, and U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Eric Nelson, was among the participants. Over the weekend, the embassy’s official Twitter account shared a picture highlighting the participation of Nelson, who is openly homosexual, in the event, as well as a statement […]

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China exempts 16 U.S. products from new tariffs

on September 11, 2019, 7:26 AM / in International News, National News

China on Wednesday announced exemptions for 16 U.S. products from new tariffs in its trade war with the Trump administration. American industrial grease and a few other raw materials for farmers and factories will no longer face the new levies, but the tariffs will remain for soybeans and other major U.S. exports. Analysts said the move could be seen as […]

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U.S. Military Officials In Thailand For The Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference

U.S. Military Officials In Thailand For The Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference

on September 9, 2019, 4:46 PM / in International News

OAN Newsroom Top U.S. military officials are in Thailand to take part in the 11th annual Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference. Officials from both nations held an opening ceremony in Bangkok Monday. “I also urge us to recognize although we have differences in language, history, culture and traditions, we all stand shoulder to shoulder united in preserving peace and stability in […]

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India detects robotic spacecraft after losing contact during lunar landing

India detects robotic spacecraft after losing contact during lunar landing

on September 9, 2019, 7:10 AM / in International News

India has detected the robotic spacecraft it sent to the moon’s south pole a day after losing contact with it as it was landing, K. Sivan, the director of the Indian Space Research Organization, announced Sunday. The lander was detected on the lunar surface by a thermal image taken by the Chandrayaan-2 mission’s orbiter. Indian space officials could not immediately […]

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Russia’s ruling party loses several seats in Moscow election

on September 9, 2019, 7:08 AM / in International News

Local elections were held on Sunday across Russia with most attention focused on Moscow, where large protests took place in July after several opposition candidates were excluded from the ballot. Early Monday, Russian news agency RIA reported that United Russia, the country’s ruling party that supports Vladimir Putin, lost roughly one-third of its seats in Moscow’s parliament. The party will […]

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Pompeo defends Trump decision to call off Taliban meeting

Pompeo defends Trump decision to call off Taliban meeting

on September 9, 2019, 7:02 AM / in International News, National News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday defended President Trump’s decision to cancel secret meetings at Camp David with leaders of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s government because of a recent Taliban bombing in Kabul that killed a U.S. service member. “When the Taliban tried to gain negotiating advantage by conducting terror attacks inside of the country, President Trump made the […]

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British Parliament to be suspended as Boris Johnson insists Brexit is on track

British Parliament to be suspended as Boris Johnson insists Brexit is on track

on September 9, 2019, 6:56 AM / in International News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to shut down Parliament for a month in a last-ditch attempt to make sure the country leaves the European Union as planned on Oct. 31. Lawmakers will be unable to debate or pass laws, giving opponents of Johnson’s stance less time to challenge him. (The last statement was not news but opinion) LONDON — […]

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Trump cancels secret meeting with Taliban leaders, Afghan president after attack

on September 8, 2019, 7:11 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump announced Saturday he had canceled a planned secret meeting with leaders of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s president at Camp David after Taliban leadership claimed credit for a deadly attack in Kabul. President Trump announced Saturday he had canceled a planned secret meeting with leaders of the Taliban and Afghanistan’s president at Camp David. Trump also said he had called off negotiations with […]

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US defense chief Esper cautions Europe to be wary of China

US defense chief Esper cautions Europe to be wary of China

on September 8, 2019, 6:13 AM / in International News, National News

by ROBERT BURNS LONDON — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper cautioned European allies against cozying up to China, arguing on Friday that Beijing seeks greater global influence by leveraging economic power and stealing technology. “The more dependent a country becomes on Chinese investment and trade, the more susceptible they are to coercion and retribution when they act outside of Beijing’s […]

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U.S. says it’s talking to Houthi rebels in push to end Yemen’s war

on September 6, 2019, 7:53 AM / in International News

The Trump administration is preparing direct talks with Houthi rebels in a bid to broker an end to Yemen’s more than four-year civil war. “We are narrowly focused on trying to end the war in Yemen,” said David Schenker, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs on Thursday. A leader of the Iran-backed Houthis declined to confirm […]

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Communist China Prohibiting Children From Converting to Christian Faith

Communist China Prohibiting Children From Converting to Christian Faith

on September 6, 2019, 6:35 AM / in International News

Written by  Dave Bohon In its efforts to curb the rapid expansion of the Christian faith across communist China, the Beijing government is ramping up its enforcement of a law, long on the books, forbidding children from converting to Christianity before the age of 18. Erik Burklin of China Partner, an organization that trains Chinese Christian leaders, told MissionNetworkNews.com that the law specifies that […]

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As the U.K. Turns: More Brexit Drama, Delay, and Dithering in British Parliament

on September 6, 2019, 6:29 AM / in International News

Written by  James Murphy More than three years after voters in the U.K. decided to leave the European Union, ham-handed legislators in the country can still not figure out just how to do so. Days after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked the Queen to prorogue Parliament for five weeks in the lead-up to the October 31 leave deadline, Parliament has struck back, passing […]

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Bill blocking no-deal Brexit passes House of Commons

on September 5, 2019, 7:16 AM / in International News

Britain’s House of Commons on Wednesday approved a bill seeking to block a no-deal Brexit, dealing a fresh defeat to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his effort to usher the U.K. out of the European Union in late October with or without an agreement. Opposition lawmakers and dissenters in Johnson’s own Conservative Party took over control of the legislative agenda […]

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Busting The Myth Of The World’s Hottest Electric Car Market

Busting The Myth Of The World’s Hottest Electric Car Market

on September 5, 2019, 6:15 AM / in International News

Authored by Nawar Alsaadi via OilPrice.com, Norway has been hailed as a model for electric vehicles adoption with EV sales exceeding 57% of new car sales in June of this year. This accomplishment stands at odds with the rest of the world, where despite substantial subsidies, EV sales have lingered in the low single digits. The reality of Norway’s EV sales success is rooted […]

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson loses key vote, Brexit set to be delayed

on September 4, 2019, 8:15 AM / in International News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a key vote in the House of Commons on Tuesday after lawmakers used an obscure procedural motion to wrest control of the parliamentary agenda from the government in a bid to try and stop a “no deal” Brexit. The vote was 328-301, with several members of Johnson’s Conservative Party rebelling and supporting the motion. They […]

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Trump Admin Sanctions Iranian Space Program for Covering Nuclear Weapons Work

Trump Admin Sanctions Iranian Space Program for Covering Nuclear Weapons Work

on September 4, 2019, 7:30 AM / in International News, National News

Iran’s space program has long been front for ballistic, nuclear weapons work By Adam Kredo  |  Washington Free Beacon  The Trump administration, in a global first, issued sanctions on Iran’s space program, which has long operated as a front for Tehran’s advanced work on nuclear capable ballistic missile technology. The latest sanctions come as Tehran’s economy teeters on the brink […]

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Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul explosion that killed 5

Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul explosion that killed 5

on September 3, 2019, 7:37 AM / in International News

Five civilians were killed and dozens more were wounded Monday in a large explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital. The Taliban claimed responsibility. An interior ministry official attributed the blast to a car bomb. “It was a horrifying explosion,” a witness said. A hospital director said the victims included women and children. The blast occurred hours after U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad […]

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Climate Realism Spiked at Forbes

on September 3, 2019, 7:10 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Global Warming? An Israeli Astrophysicist Provides Alternative View That Is Not Easy to Reject Forbes.com published and then quickly pulled this article about climate scientist and Heartland Climate Conference Speaker Nir Shaviv. “In Shaviv’s view, the worldwide crusade to limit and eventually ban the use of fossil fuels isn’t just misguided, ‘it comes with real world social and economic consequences’.” […]

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VP Pence: UK-Irish Border Should Remain Open After Brexit

VP Pence: UK-Irish Border Should Remain Open After Brexit

on September 3, 2019, 6:16 AM / in International News

Vice President Mike Pence said he hopes the UK-Irish border will remain open after Brexit. During his visit to Ireland Monday, Pence said, the U.S. would oppose a Brexit scenario that erodes the 1998 Belfast agreement. That accord is a peace deal, which ended a decades-long feud between Northern Irish unionists and Republicans. Pence said Brexit should not threaten political […]

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