Nunes expands dossier probe to find out what Obama knew

Nunes expands dossier probe to find out what Obama knew

Rep. Devin Nunes is trying to determine the breadth and reach of the unverified Russia-Trump dossier inside the U.S. government, especially among senior leaders in the Barack Obama administration during the 2016 election. The chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a letter on Tuesday that is being sent to as many […]

USA Today names Baltimore ‘the nation’s most dangerous city’

USA Today names Baltimore ‘the nation’s most dangerous city’

BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s highest-ever per capita homicide rate in 2017 also made it the deadliest big city in the country, USA Today reported Monday. Though official data from the FBI won’t be available until later in the year, USA Today reviewed the homicide rates in the nation’s 50 largest cities and Baltimore came out on […]

Poll: 90 percent of voters support work-for-welfare

Poll: 90 percent of voters support work-for-welfare

By Cole Lauterbach / Watchdog.org A government accountability group says Congress should look into work requirements for able-bodied people on food stamps. In a paper released last Thursday, the nonprofit Foundation for Government Accountability says Washington needs to put serious consideration into requiring parents receiving food stamps to either work, train or volunteer on a part-time basis. […]

Turkey threatens to invade Greece

Turkey threatens to invade Greece

By Uzay Bulut / Gatestone Institute In an incident that took place less than two weeks after the Greek Defense Ministry announced that Turkey had violated Greek airspace 138 times in a single day, a Turkish coast guard patrol boat on February 13 rammed a Greek coast guard vesseloff the shore of Imia, one of many Greek islands over […]

Latin American voters turn to evangelicals, social conservatives

Latin American voters turn to evangelicals, social conservatives

BUENOS AIRES – As tens of thousands of his constituents packed Brazil’s famed Sambodromo for last week’s Carnival extravaganza, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella was touching down 6,000 miles away in Frankfurt, Germany, to shop for law enforcement equipment. Beyond the distance and 40-plus degree temperature difference, the jarring image of a mayor voluntarily […]

Germany: Meet Jens Spahn, Merkel’s possible successor

Germany: Meet Jens Spahn, Merkel’s possible successor

By Soeren Kern / Gatestone Institute Chancellor Angela Merkel has sparked a mutiny from within her own party over a controversial coalition deal that allows her to remain in office for a fourth term. The deal, in which Merkel agreed to relinquish control over the most influential government ministries, has led a growing number of voices from […]

FRANCE – Macron’s French language initiative meets resistance – from French speakers

FRANCE – Macron’s French language initiative meets resistance – from French speakers

Among his many ambitious initiatives, French President Emmanuel Macron is looking to make his nation’s language relevant again. Some in the Francophone world say the move stinks of colonialism. Macron’s business-first reputation can lead one to forget that he studied philosophy and wrote a racy (and perhaps thankfully) unpublished novel as a young lad. And […]

Report links wind turbines to human health problems

Report links wind turbines to human health problems

By Bonner R. Cohen / Heartland Institute The rapid expansion of wind power facilities in the United States, driven in large part by federal government subsidies and state renewable-energy mandates, has been accompanied by a spreading rash of health complaints from people living near the giant, spinning turbines. A recent report by GateHouse Media examines reports of […]

Garment bots will replace 60 million apparel workers

Garment bots will replace 60 million apparel workers

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock The end of the line is coming for 60 million global apparel workers, mostly in Sootheast Asia. A Wall Street Journal video explains How Sewing Robots May Put Human Hands Out of Work. Jobs like these will vanish.​ Let’s backtrack with a bit of history on the Elias Howe Sewing Machine.​ In 1846 […]