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SWAT team members deploy near the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, January 15, 2022. (Andy Jacobsohn/AFP via Getty Images) All of the hostages in a Texas synagogue were rescued on Saturday night, ending the daylong standoff between an Islamic extremist and authorities. Four people were being held inside the synagogue by the man,
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A span of highway on the Skagit River, May 2013. (Cliff DesPeaux / Reuters) I have been warning the green warriors that “nature rights” will someday come back to bite reneweable energy projects. For example, electricity-generating windmills kill millions of birds and bats. If these animals have the “inalienable right to exist, flourish, regenerate, and
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (left) meeting with the Communist Politburo in East Berlin 1984; Photo: Hubertus Knabe The new German Social Democratic Chancellor Olaf Scholz may have been groomed as a Stasi agent, according to explosive new charges from Germany’s former top spy. Renowned Stasi expert Hubertus Knabe documented Scholz’s intimate involvement with the East
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Sirhan Sirhan (at left), convicted of killing Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, pleads his case during his tenth parole hearing at the Corcoran State Prison in California in 1997. (Reuters) California governor Gavin Newsom denied parole to Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan on Thursday, several months after a California parole board recommended Sirhan’s
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(DGLimages/Getty Images) California’s Department of Social Services shut down the Foothills Christian Church Preschool in El Cajon on December 10 for allegedly violating the state’s Covid mask mandate.  The agency had reportedly visited the preschool several times starting in September 2021 to check that children were wearing masks properly, prompted by a parent complaint. Preschool
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Package debris alongside a train track in Los Angeles, Calif. (via Twitter/@johnschreiber) The CBS affiliate in Los Angeles has a story about thieves stealing goods directly from stopped trains. The pictures are jarring, and the video segment is worth watching in full (it’s less than three minutes long). Here’s a brief video from CBSLA photojournalist
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General Electric Co on Friday suspended its vaccine or test requirement for its 174,000 employees after the Supreme Court blocked Joe Biden’s OSHA mandate. The US Supreme Court on Thursday blocked Joe Biden’s OSHA vaccine mandate for businesses with 100+ employees. “Although Congress has indisputably given OSHA the power to regulate occupational dangers, it has not given
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(eakrin rasadonyindee/Getty Images) The Loudoun County school board doubled down on Friday, insisting it will not publicly release the findings of an independent investigation into how the school district handled sexual assault allegations at two of its schools. A 15-year-old student sexually assaulted a female student at Stone Bridge High School in May. While the
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Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) The agency is not — and should not be — in the business of deciding what is good for the environment and society. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W hen considering the prospect of “green” finance, I’m often tempted to burst into song: Green, green, bo-bean, bo-na-na
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Every four years, conservative Americans have to watch presidential debates moderated by liberal journalists who act more like Democrat activists than moderators. That might finally be coming to an end. The Republican National Committee has sent a message to the Commission on Presidential Debates. They’re not going to play this game anymore. CBS News reports:
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Today the Court handed down decisions on injunctive relief in two cases involving vaccine mandates. In National Federation of Independent Business v. Department of Labor, which involved the more sweeping regulation, the Court stayed OSHA’s emergency temporary standard (“ETS”)—which required companies with 100 or more employees to require workers to be vaccinated or wear a
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President Trump on Thursday released a statement after the Supreme Court blocked Joe Biden’s OSHA vaccine mandate. The highest court of the land in a 6-3 ruling on Thursday blocked Biden’s vaccine mandate on private businesses with 100+ employees. All three of President Trump’s SCOTUS appointees, Gorsuch, Kavanagh and Barrett joined the other conservatives on
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Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby in Baltimore, Md., May 1, 2015. (Adrees Latif/Reuters) A federal grand jury has indicted Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby, alleging Mosby lied on mortgage applications and on two requests for withdrawals from her retirement savings in connection with the purchase of two Florida properties. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the
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A stuffed dummy with a head depicting the Omicron COVID-19 variant along other dummies outside a store as part of the traditional “Burn of the old year” in which the dummies are hung and burn to welcome the new year, in Managua, Nicaragua, December 31, 2021. (Maynor Valenzuela/Reuters) The U.K., which was a couple of
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A “For Rent” sign is placed in front of a home in Arlington, Va., June 8, 2021. (Will Dunham/Reuters) When it comes to housing, more is more. Even socialists ought to be capable of understanding that. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here is almost no subject — not even Modern Monetary Theory! — that inspires toxic
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President Joe Biden speaks to a crowd at the Atlanta University Center Consortium, part of both Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University, in Atlanta, Ga., January 11, 2022. (Megan Varner/Getty Images) The upper chamber was never meant to be an instrument of vulgar majoritarianism. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE ‘W ill you stand for democracy?” Joe Biden
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Fully vaccinated *and boosted* West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) said he is “extremely unwell” after testing positive for Covid on Tuesday. “While I was surprised that my test results came back positive, I’m thankful to the Lord above that I’ve been vaccinated, I’ve been boosted, and that I have an incredible support system, especially
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The moon rises behind the flag of the 2022 Beijing Olympics in Beijing, China January 12, 2022. (Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters) On the menu today: The upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing appear set to be a moral disaster, raising the question of whether Americans can watch the events in good conscience; the Federal Aviation Administration enacts a
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