January 18, 2022

Dallas Frazier, writer of Oak Ridge Boys hit ‘Elvira’ and others songs, dead at 82

Songwriter Dallas Frazier, a multi-Grammy winner who is enshrined in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, died on Friday, according to a report. He was 82. Frazier built a career on his notable songwriting ability, creating hits like Hollywood Argyles’ 1960 hit “Alley Oop”, The Oak Ridge Boys‘ 1981 classic “Elvira,” and the 1971’s Jack […]

‘Betty White: 100 Years Young, a Birthday Celebration’ Documentary to Hit Theaters as Planned

Jan. 1 (UPI) — The producers of Betty White: 1srcsrc Years Young say a theatrical screening will proceed as scheduled on the comedy legend’s birthday, even though she died Friday, a few weeks shy of the milestone. “We will go forward with our plans to show the film on Jan. 17 in hopes our film…

Cases, hospitalizations in these states hit record before new year

States across the country are setting records for new COVID-19 cases ahead of the new year.  As the omicron and delta variants continue to spread, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reported its highest one-day number of cases. WHO CHIEF WORRIED ABOUT ‘TSUNAMI’ OF OMICRON, DELTA COVID CASES The state reported […]

UK COVID cases hit 93,045 – a new record for third day running

Fort Campbell soldier dead, another hurt after hit by vehicle: report

An Army soldier undergoing training at Fort Campbell along the Kentucky-Tennessee line was killed Thursday when he and another soldier were struck by a military vehicle, according to a report. The deceased soldier was identified as Spc. James Roberts, 26, a native of Nashville who was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd […]

Tennessee hit by 15 to 18 tornadoes, state in ‘very hazardous situation’: report

People in Tennessee found themselves in a “very hazardous situation” Saturday after an estimated 15 to 18 tornadoes struck the state between Friday night and Saturday morning, according to a report. While avoiding the dozens of fatalities feared in neighboring Kentucky, Tennessee still saw at least four deaths across Lake, Obion and Shelby counties, FOX […]

Clinton Foundation Donations Hit Lowest Point in a Decade, Down 75% Since 2016

Donations to the Clinton Foundation hit $16.3 million last year, the lowest amount in at least a decade, down close to 75 percent from its 2016 peak of $62.9 million. IRS filings revealed the Clinton Foundation received $16.3 million last year in grants and contributions. Some of the largest donors in 2020 include the Norwegian…

Looters Hit Los Angeles Home Depot, Bottega Veneta on Black Friday

Two Los Angeles County stores were targeted by so-called “smash-and-grab” looters during Black Friday shopping events, officials said. A group of young males wearing ski masks targeted a Lakewood Home Depot at around 8:30 p.m., making off with hammers, mallets, crowbars, and sledgehammers, officials told FOX11…

Travis Scott hit with lawsuit by family of 14-year-old killed at Astroworld

The family of 14-year-old John Hilgert filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Travis Scott after Hilgert was killed during a suspected crowd surge at the Astroworld music festival. In its lawsuit, the family is demanding changes to make concerts safer for fans, according to reports. The suggested changes include better security, more medical facilities and assigned […]

Apple, Nordstrom Stores Hit in Last Minute Smash-and-Grab Robbery in California

The string of high-end store robberies continued in California Wednesday with a last-minute smash-and-grab operation at Apple and Nordstrom stores while shopping continued for the holidays. “Thieves rushed into a Southern California Nordstrom store the night before Thanksgiving and ran off with pricey goods in the latest in a string of organized retail thefts,” the Associated Press reported. The…

China Real Estate Shares, Bonds Hit by Evergrande Concerns

SHANGHAI—Shares and bonds of Chinese real estate companies slid on Thursday, reflecting uncertainty about how a debt crisis will play out at China Evergrande Group and the wider property sector as another developer was hit by a rating downgrade. Evergrande, which has more than $300 billion in liabilities and 1,300 real estate projects in over…

EXCLUSIVE: Ocasio-Cortez Hit With Second Ethics Complaint Over ‘Tax The Rich’ Met Gala Appearance

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may have violated a myriad of House ethics rules for attending the ritzy Met Gala on Monday evening while wearing a “tax the rich” dress, a conservative watchdog group alleged in a complaint filed Thursday. “Representative Ocasio-Cortez may have violated the House Gift Rule by accepting free admission for herself and boyfriend…

Job Openings Hit New Record as Businesses Struggle to Hire Workers Off the Dole

U.S. job openings surged in July to a new record high even as the pace of hiring was little changed, highlighting the unflagging struggle of many businesses to expand their payrolls in an economy awash in pandemic emergency funds from the government. The number of available positions rose to 10.9 million during the month from…

Report: State Department Hit with Cyber Attack, Extent of Breach Unclear

Getty Images The State Department has reportedly experienced a cyber attack and notifications regarding a possible serious breach were issued by the Department of Defense Cyber Command, a source recently told Fox News. “It remains unclear if any department operations were affected by the breach, but a source familiar with mass evacuation of thousands of…

Despite Inflation Turmoil, Border Crisis, Biden and Harris Hit the Road to Campaign for Democrats

Inflation across the nation and an open border with Mexico are pressing issues facing the country, but President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are taking time to hit the campaign trail to support fellow Democrats. Biden will make his first in-person campaign event on Friday evening when he will join Democrat Virginia gubernatorial…

Tensions Over Capitol Police Funding Bill Hit Boiling Point In The Senate

Senate tensions over a Capitol Police funding bill are nearing a boiling point, with Democrats and Republicans unable to agree on an amount with just weeks before its funding runs dry. The department said last week that its funding could run out as soon as next month, risking furloughs and sparking bipartisan concern. But while…

Woke Fail: ‘The Bachelorette’ Premiere Ratings Hit Historic Low After Host Chris Harrison Was Removed over ‘Racism’

Ratings for the latest series premiere of the ABC dating show The Bachelorette have tanked following the exit of the show’s longtime host Chris Harrison, whom the cancel mob accused of racism after he defended a contestant who attended a sorority event featuring antebellum-style ball gowns. The show returned to ABC without Harrison (replaced by series alums Tayshia…

Worries About Big Ticket Item Inflation Hit Worse Level Since 1982

The last time Americans were this unhappy about prices of big-ticket purchases was 1982, when the Federal Reserve was fighting a war against double-digit inflation. The University of Michigan’s survey of consumer sentiment showed U.S. consumers more concerned with higher prices of appliances, houses, and cars than anytime in 39 years, according to the survey’s…

Infrastructure Talks Hit Snag After GOP Response To Biden’s Counteroffer

Negotiations between President Joe Biden’s administration and Senate Republicans over the president’s proposed infrastructure plan have hit a snag after the president failed to deliver many of the cuts Republicans had requested, according to Politico. Biden’s initial plan had a price tag of $2.25 trillion, however, Republicans offered a counterproposal totaling $568 billion. After weeks…

‘People Hit The Hardest Are The Poor’: Newt Gingrich Says American’s Will Notice Biden’s ‘Hidden Tax’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Sunday that Americans will notice what he called President Joe Biden’s “hidden tax” and predicted the country is “on the edge of a massive inflation.” “So every person who hears us today, when you go out to fill your gas tank and you notice that you’re getting less gasoline…

Illegal Alien Hit with Rape, Murder Charges in Killing of Newborn Baby

An illegal alien was arrested this month after having fled to Canada following the murder of his newborn son, who was found buried in the backyard of a home in the sanctuary state of California in 2019. Bakhshinderpal Singh Mann, a 23-year-old illegal alien, was arrested in Canada and will be extradited to Kern County,…

Oil Prices Hit New Highs Amid Texas Freeze

The deep freeze that has covered parts of Texas in ice and dropped temperatures into the single digits helped push the price of West Texas Intermediate crude above $60 a barrel for the first time in over a year. WTI crude futures gained 1.09 percent to hit $60.12 a barrel Monday morning, the first time…

Trump Heads Back To White House After Weekend Stay At Walter Reed, Vows To ‘Soon’ Hit Campaign Trail

President Donald Trump was discharged Monday from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and returned to the White House, where he is expected to spend the near future in isolation. The president did not respond to questions asked by the press during his walk to the motorcade. He was asked about the total number of…

‘Calculated political hit’: Brett Kavanaugh says accusations rooted in anger over Trump

WASHINGTON – An angry, defiant and openly emotional Brett Kavanaugh – facing the job interview of a lifetime for a seat on the Supreme Court – on Thursday blamed 11th-hour accusations of sexual assault on “a calculated and orchestrated political hit, fueled with apparent pent-up anger about President Trump and the 2016 election.” In a lengthy and dramatic opening statement to the Senate […]

MEDIA BUZZ: Florence still at sea and already Trump is being hit for response.

As the media blast out dire warnings about the destructive power of Hurricane Florence, they are also beginning a familiar ritual involving President Trump. That is, the charge that he’s not very good at handling these things. The storm hasn’t even made landfall, and once again we’re hearing that Trump is lousy at emergency management […]

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough hit for saying Trump hurts ‘dream of America’ more than 9/11 terrorists.

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” namesake Joe Scarborough was slammed on Tuesday for tweeting that “Trump is damaging the dream of America more than any terrorist attack ever could” in promoting a column he wrote one day before the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people. Scarborough – who was one […]

CDC: Drug overdoses hit new record.

More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a new record. The CDC recorded a 6.6 percent increase in fatal drug overdoses from 2016, but noted that the preliminary numbers likely underestimate the final death toll. More than 40,000 people died from opioid overdoses last year, […]

Eat It, Liberals: Trump Economy’s Second Quarter Growth Projected To Hit 4.1 Percent

If Donald Trump wins the election, the stock market will collapse. He doesn’t have an agenda that can create jobs. You all heard the doomsday talk. In the end, three million jobs have been created since Trump was elected. The Dow Jones broke 26,000, and had a 5,000-point surgelast year—the largest annual gain ever. All […]

Israeli Defense Minister: ‘We Hit Nearly All The Iranian Infrastructure In Syria’

A day after President Trump announced that the United States was pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, Iranian Al-Quds forces based in Syria reportedly launched rockets at Israeli forces in the Golan Heights. Israel responded with its most extensive military operation in years and what the IDF described as its largest strike against Iranian […]

Black, Hispanic unemployment rates hit record lows in April.

The unemployment rate for black workers hit the lowest on record in April, according to the latest jobs figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. The unemployment rate for black workers dropped to 6.6 percent, beating the previous record low of 6.8 percent set in December. The jobless rate for Hispanics fell to […]

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