June 27, 2022

Foreign Investor Fined $250,000 for Illegal Property Purchases

Australia’s Federal Court has fined a man living in Victoria for illegally purchasing and possessing multiple properties, the first penalty order issued since the enaction of the country’s foreign investor laws. The court ruled that Vijay Balasubramaniyan, a temporary resident, had to pay a total of $250,000 (US$186,000) in fines to the federal government, plus…

CSIRO to Release Foreign Fungi to Control Coastal Invasive Weed for Penguin Nests

The CSIRO announced that it will be releasing the Venturia paralias fungi to attack the invasive coastal weed called sea spurge that is threatening nesting sites of native Australian little penguins as well as coastal vegetation. “Our research found that the fungus is highly specific towards sea spurge. Based on our results, the fungus was…

Trevor Noah, Bill Maher praise Trump foreign leadership | National Report

Vermont Towns Open Voting to Foreign Nationals, Offering Ballots in Foreign Languages

A pair of Vermont towns are ready for their first local elections where foreign nationals will be allowed to vote, even offering ballots in foreign languages. Montpelier, the state’s capital, and Winooski, located just outside of Burlington, are set to hold local elections where, for the first time, foreign nationals will be able to vote.…

NBC reporter insists Biden canceling Keystone Pipeline made no difference on US dependence on foreign oil

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! NBC’s Chief White House correspondent Peter Alexander repeated White House talking points to his Republican guest during a MSNBC interview on Thursday. Alexander denied that the Keystone XL Pipeline would’ve had any impact on the United States’ dependence on foreign oil. Alexander was speaking with former chief […]

Watch: Nancy Pelosi Confuses Ukraine and Hungary in Foreign Policy Press Conference

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday confused the nation of Ukraine with Hungary while lecturing Russian President Vladimir Putin for escalating the ongoing conflict with Ukraine. “If you look at the map and you see Hungary and you see how it is encircled,” Pelosi said while speaking about the geography of eastern…

Ukraine Crisis: Foreign Secretary says sanctions will ‘inflict pain’ on Putin

Australia Working With Partners on ‘Deep and Serious’ Sanctions on Russia: Foreign Minister

Australia is working with democratic allies to impose additional sanctions on Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s decision to send troops into the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. “Australia has been working with like-minded partners, including the United States, UK, and Canada on what our sanctions options look like,” Foreign Minister Marise Payne told 2GB…

DOJ: Tech Executives Fraudulently Outsourced U.S. Jobs to Foreign H-1B Visa Workers

A pair of tech executives in San Jose, California, fraudulently imported foreign H-1B visa workers to the United States to hold American jobs they were not authorized to take, federal prosecutors allege. Namrata Patnaik, 42-years-old, and Kartiki Parekh, 56-years-old, have been charged with visa fraud and conspiracy to commit visa fraud after allegedly operating a…

Exclusive: GOP Bill Would Allow President to Ban Foreign Land Purchases in U.S. for 5 Years

A bill being co-led by Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and Mary Miller (R-IL) would place a five-year moratorium on foreign land purchases to protect “American sovereignty” from being “eroded.” Breitbart News exclusively obtained the bill’s text before its official introduction on Wednesday. The legislation, named the “National Security Moratorium on Foreign Purchases of U.S. Land” would…

Lindsey Graham: Joe Biden ‘Makes Jimmy Carter Look like Ronald Reagan on Foreign Policy’

During an appearance on FNC’s “Watters’ World,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) lamented the failures of Joe Biden’s presidency, adding that the governing coalition of Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was the worst in his lifetime. Graham also hammered Biden on foreign policy by claiming…

Hospitals across the U.S. turning to foreign nurses as healthcare workers are fired over vaccine mandates

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Short-staffed hospitals across the country are turning to international nurses to fill staff shortages as thousands of healthcare workers across the country are being cut loose for not submitting to a coronavirus vaccine. Administrators at Billings Clinic in Montana have contracts with two dozen international nurses and […]

Birthplace of Jesus shut to foreign Christian pilgrims on Christmas because of omicron

The Church of the Nativity, which is the traditional site where Jesus was born in Bethlehem, remains shut to would-be foreign Christian pilgrims because of Israel’s latest response to the omicron variant of the coronavirus. Most tourists who visit the church, which is in Palestinian-controlled territory in the West Bank, travel there through Israel, which […]

CDC Links Foreign Infection Reported in U.S. to Aromatherapy Fragrance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified the bacteria that causes melioidosis — an infection primarily found in Southeast Asia and northern Australia — in an aromatherapy fragrance bottle at the home of one of four Americans that contracted the infection this year.  Between March and July of 2021, four cases of melioidosis were confirmed…

Report: Joe Biden Plans to Mandate Foreign Visitors to U.S. be Vaccinated

President Joe Biden is reportedly readying a plan that will require foreign visitors to the United States to show proof of vaccination for the Chinese coronavirus before entering the country. A report by Reuters on Wednesday details a plan by the Biden administration that would “require nearly all foreign visitors” to be fully vaccinated against…

HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, ON HISTORIC PROTESTS IN CUBA AND CRACKDOWN ON FREE EXPRESSION

 

White House Reportedly ‘Perplexed’ By Kamala Harris’ First Foreign Policy Trip

June 09, 2021 12:10 PM ET White House officials were reportedly “perplexed” at Vice President Kamala Harris’ performance in her first foreign policy trip under the new administration, CNN reported Wednesday. Harris returned from her trip to Guatemala and Mexico on Wednesday. The trip was intended to address the “root causes” of illegal immigration, but…

DHS Mayorkas Approves Another 22,000 Foreign Workers

Joe Biden’s deputies are admitting another 22,000 foreign workers to help U.S. businesses, regardless of the damage done to working Americans and their communities now recovering from the coronavirus crash. “Today’s joint rule helps American businesses,” said a statement from Alejandro Mayorkas, the pro-migration lawyer who is now secretary of the Department of Homeland Security…

GOP Sen. Mike Crapo Endorses Amnesty, Foreign Workforce Bill

GOP Sen. Mike Crapo has opened the Senate’s door to a huge agricultural amnesty that would replace many American farmworkers with an international pipeline that delivers cheap, compliant foreign workers to agriculture companies plus many new voters to Democrats. The announcement from Crapo came one day after Democrats and lobbyists won just 30 GOP votes…

Clyburn on Uighur Genocide Declaration: ‘I Have Not Studied It’ and I Stay out of Foreign Affairs

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) declined to say whether or not he supports Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s declaration that China is committing genocide against the Uighurs. Clyburn said, “I try to stay out of these foreign affairs matters. I have not made that…

Joe Biden’s Deputies Urge Intending Foreign Migrants to Be Patient

Two deputies for President-elect Joe Biden are urging migrants not to rush the U.S. border, saying officials will soon offer various legal routes for migrants to get into U.S. workplaces and communities. “Individuals should not believe those who are pushing the idea that they must come to the United States right now,” Jake Sullivan, the…

Joe Biden Needs a Pivot to a Humbler Foreign Policy

The past 20 years have brought little except failure and destruction. Rather than listen to Antony Blinken, Biden should change.U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event to announce new cabinet nominations at the Queen Theatre on December 11, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)Joe Biden is officially the president-elect. He will…

Where Do Conservatives Go on Foreign Policy Now?

There are more conservative restrainers and non-interventionists than you might think. The end of the Trump presidency leaves conservatives still deeply divided on foreign policy. The failures of Trump-era initiatives have arguably left things up for grabs to a much greater extent than at any time since the early 1990s. That is an opportunity for…

Report: Treasury Hacked by Group Backed by Foreign Government

A report published on Sunday revealed that data stored by the United States Treasury was compromised by a sophisticated hacking group backed by a foreign government. The hackers also infiltrated the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration. The National Security Council launched an investigation into the incident after a meeting on Saturday at the White…

Feds Slap Hunter Biden With Subpoena For Foreign Business Records: Report

Federal prosecutors subpoenaed Hunter Biden on Tuesday for records for his business dealings with more than two dozen entities, including Ukrainian energy firm Burisma Holdings and companies based in China, the Associated Press reported. Biden announced on Wednesday through his father’s transition team that his attorney had been notified that he was the target of…

Joe Biden Might Have Good Instincts, But His Foreign Policy Team Doesn’t

The former vice president reportedly opposed a lot of bad wars under Obama. His advisors are a very different story.President- elect Joe Biden introduces his cabinet member nominees at the Queen in Wilmington, DE on November 24, 2020. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images)Considerable controversy has emerged in both the foreign policy…

Ron Johnson: Social Media and Media Influence on Election ‘Orders of Magnitude’ Greater Than any Foreign Interference in 2020

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) reacted to the revelations that Hunter Biden is under investigation by stating that the media and social media’s suppression of the Hunter Biden story constituted election interference that is “orders of magnitude greater than any Russian or…

Understanding Iran’s Foreign Policy

U.S. Iran policy has long suffered from a poor understanding of the Iranian government’s behavior and goals The U.S. has a history of misunderstanding its adversaries. There is a strong tendency in American foreign policy debates to ascribe ideological and fanatical motives to other states to the exclusion of other considerations, and this is particularly…

Ending Our ‘Shell Game’ Foreign Policy in the Middle East

No U.S. strategy can be a panacea, but a strategy of restraint offers the best way forward for both the U.S. and the region. Almost two years since the president declared that U.S. forces would be leaving Syria, American troops are still in that country illegally on a mission that has nothing to do with…

Joe Biden Said His Family Wouldn’t Engage In Foreign Business If He Won The Election, But Records Show Hunter Still Holds Stake In Chinese Firm

Business records show that Hunter Biden continues to hold a 10% stake in a Chinese private equity firm despite multiple promises from President-elect Joe Biden that no one in his family would engage in business with foreign corporations or governments if he is elected president. Hunter Biden holds equity in BHR Partners through his company,…

Source: