Were MS-13 gang members released into US communities?

About 16 self-proclaimed MS-13 gang members were transferred out of federal custody and into community placement centers across the country during the border surge in unaccompanied children from Central America in 2014, according to a new letter from the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Continue reading

China warned Navy destroyer USS Dewey to leave area near man-made island, official says

A Chinese defense official said Thursday that a U.S. Navy destroyer in the vicinity of a man-made island in the South China Sea was told to leave the area by Chinese warships. Ren Guoqiang, a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman, said China sternly warned the U.S. over its patrol near the disputed territory and that the moves were “not conducive to peace and stability” in the region. Continue reading

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’

HUD Secretary  Ben Carson has sparked outrage after describing poverty as a “state of mind”. Mr Carson suggested people are poor because they learned the “wrong mindset” from their parents. The retired neurosurgeon oversees a department that manages housing for the country’s low-income population. Continue reading

Manchester attack: Trump condemns media leaks

Well folks, this shows what Demonrats think of the world. Can all Odummer hold overs. US President Donald Trump has said leaks of the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack to the US media are “deeply troubling”. Continue reading

NYC’s De Blasio: ‘Children Will Die’ Because of Trump’s Budget

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said that “some children will die” if President Trump’s budget proposal passes.  Speaking at a press conference in The Bronx, de Blasio said children will be “less healthy” because proposed food stamp cuts will affect half a million of them in the city. Continue reading

Philippines’ Duterte declares martial law in region besieged by ISIS-linked extremists

Wednesday Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned that he’ll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country’s south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages. Continue reading

At G-7, Trump’s Paris Agreement opposition will face economic arguments from world leaders

One of the biggest questions being asked ahead of the G-7 summit in Taormina, Italy, is whether President Trump will fulfill his campaign promise to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change or if his European counterparts can convince the U.S. leader to keep his country in the historic – and controversial – accord. Continue reading

Manchester attack: Suspect visited Syria and had ‘proven’ ties to ISIS, French minister says

The man British police say blew himself up as a packed concert was letting out in Manchester, England, Monday night is believed to have traveled to Syria and had “proven” links with the Islamic State terror network. Continue reading

ObamaCare vote do-over? House could be forced to revisit bill

House Republicans are anxiously awaiting the release Wednesday of a congressional estimate on their recently passed ObamaCare replacement bill that could force them back to the drawing board. Continue reading

South Korea fires at North ‘object’

South Korea says it has fired warning shots at an object that flew across the demilitarised zone from North Korea. About 90 machine gun rounds were fired at the object, which has not been identified. North Korea has flown drones over the border in the past.

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