June 26, 2022

Australian Manufacturing Industry in Toughest Period in 50 Years: Survey

A new survey has indicated that Australian manufacturers are in the most turbulent period in 50 years due to supply chain problems and inflating costs. However, they also benefit from strong demand for commodities. The industrial trends research by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Westpac bank found that the manufacturing sector […]

China Still Far from Iron Ore Self-Sufficiency, Despite Years of Exploration

As the world’s largest consumer of iron ore, China has long relied on imports as the country’s iron ore resources cannot meet its domestic demand. According to public data from the U.S. Geological Survey, as of 2021, China’s uncovered iron ore resources, including raw and iron-bearing ore, are about 26.9 billion tons, accounting for 10 […]

Oregonians Say Education on Wrong Track, Overwhelmingly Support School Choice, Poll Finds

A new poll suggests that Oregon voters are extremely dissatisfied with the state’s K-12 education system and would overwhelmingly support school choice. Of 727 registered voters polled on June 1, just 25 percent of Democrats, 9.7 percent of Republicans, and 14.1 percent of independents believe that Oregon’s public K-12 education system is on the right […]

Woman Sues Cosmetic Company Alleging False Claims About Mink Fur Lashes

LOS ANGELES—A woman is suing a cosmetic company with many celebrity clients, alleging its false eyelashes that contain mink fur are falsely advertised as being manufactured in a “cruelty-free” way when in fact they made in China in a manner abusive to the semiaquatic mammals. “The animals frequently show signs of extreme psychological distress, such […]

Japan to Ban Exports of High-Tech Goods to Russia

Japan said Friday that it will ban exports of cutting-edge goods to Russia as additional sanctions against Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. According to the Economic and Trade Ministry, the ban on exports of 14 high-tech goods, including oil refining equipment, quantum computers, 3D printers, and electron microscopes, to Russia will take effect starting…

Tennessee Nurse Sentenced 3 Years Probation for Fatal Medication Error

A Tennessee judge sentenced former nurse RaDonda Vaught to three years probation after she was convicted in March of a medication error that killed a patient. Some nurses have been vocal in their support of Vaught, who worked at Vanderbilt University Health Center in Nashville, as concerns have mounted in the industry over “the criminalization of…

Illegal Alien Gets 10 Years for Stabbing 33-Year-Old Man to Death

An illegal alien has received a 1src-year prison sentence for stabbing a 33-year-old man to death in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 2src21. Victoriano Dias Barrera, a 4src-year-old illegal alien from Honduras, was sentenced to 1src years in prison this week by Sixth Judicial District Judge Justin Lightfoot for stabbing to death Victor Huerta on April 4,…

Citi Plans 900 Hires for Commercial Banking Unit Over 3 Years

Citigroup Inc.’s commercial banking unit will hire 900 staff over the next three years, a large part of which will be for the U.S. bank’s Asia Pacific business, as it plans to fast-track growth. The U.S. lender said on Monday that along with launching in new markets and expanding its digital capabilities, the Citi Commercial…

Russia to Punish Ukraine War ‘Fake News’ with Up to 15 Years in Prison

AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr. The Russian Parliament on Friday approved a bill that would impose prison sentences of up to 15 years for “spreading fake news about the Russian Armed Forces and the military operation in Ukraine,” as the Moscow Times summarized it. “A group of people that use their position to spread fake information…

Australia Welcomes First International Travellers After Two Years of Border Closures

International tourists have started arriving in Australia for the first time after two years of closed borders, triggering emotional reunion scenes between family and friends across the country. Travelers stepping out of aircraft at the Sydney airport were greeted by joyful well-wishers waving Tim-Tams, jars of Vegemite…

Durham probe: Media suddenly develops ‘laryngitis’ after years of pushing Trump-Russia collusion, critics say

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The mainstream media spent years fixated on alleged collusion between Donald Trump and Russia but have largely downplayed or otherwise ignored the court filing from Special Counsel John Durham as part of his investigation into the origins of the sprawling Russia probe.  “The traditional media is more interested in whisper […]

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VIDEO: BLM Activist Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Illegally Registering to Vote

Pamela Moses, a Memphis-based Black Lives Matter activist, has received a sentence of six years behind bars for illegally registering to vote in 2src19. The 44-year-old was sentenced Monday inside the Shelby County Criminal Court by Judge Mark Ward, the Daily Memphian reported Friday. He sentenced her to six years and a day but explained that…

Bidenflation: Fed’s Favorite Inflation Measure Soared 5.8% in 2021, Worst in 39 Years

The Federal Reserve’s favored gauge of inflation jumped 5.8 percent last year, the biggest increase since 1982, according to data released by the Commerce Department on Friday. Consumer spending actually dipped in December, falling 0.6 percent compared with the prior month. Prices, however, climbed 0.4 percent. Core prices, which exclude food and energy, rose 0.5…

Simon Cowell, Lauren Silverman engaged nearly 8 years after welcoming son

Simon Cowell is preparing to say “I do.” The 62-year-old reality television personality is engaged to marry Lauren Silverman, reps confirmed to People magazine. Cowell and his socialite fiancée have been dating since 2004, per the outlet. In 2014, the two welcomed a son, Eric. The star popped the question on Christmas Eve in Barbados, […]

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…

Judge Gives FDA 8 Months to Release Pfizer Vaccine Data After Agency Requested 75 Years

A federal judge on Thursday ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to release Pfizer vaccine data within approximately eight months after the agency had asked for 75 years to fully comply with an extensive public records request. President Donald Trump appointee Judge Mark Pittman ordered the agency to produce 12,000 pages of Public Health…

‘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…

Jacksonville Enjoys Shen Yun on New Year’s Day

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Mike Ammirata, president of printing company Resource Solutions Plus, who attended a Shen Yun Performing Arts’s matinee, was grateful for the passion shown in the performance. “I wish we could capture some of that spirit in the States right now,” he said after watching Shen Yun at the Thrasher-Horne Center at St…

Shen Yun Comes as a New Year’s Gift for Raleigh Audience

RALEIGH, N.C.—Shen Yun Performing Arts once more graced the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium to the delight of a New Year’s audience. Shen Yun is the world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company, which went on to become a global phenomenon after its debut in 2006. Each year…

China Cancels New Year’s Eve Gatherings as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads

The Chinese government canceled New Year’s Eve celebrations across the country in the face of a coronavirus wave — a sharp contrast from last year’s triumphalist celebrations in Wuhan, ground zero of the pandemic. The South China Morning Post (SCMP) on Friday reported Wuhan was one of several large cities to ban large public events:…

Betty White, TV star and America's sweetheart, through the years

White’s agent and close friend, Jeff Witjas, confirmed the news Friday White was born Jan. 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois, and grew up in Los Angeles. (NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images) prev next She did some modeling and by the 1940s was getting work on radio.  (Getty Images) prev next […]

Xi Jinping Ignores Brutal Lockdowns, Coronavirus Failure in New Year’s Address

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping celebrated China’s coronavirus response during a New Year’s address on Friday, omitting that Communist Party failures have resulted in the country currently experiencing its worst outbreak since the pandemic began. The Chinese coronavirus originated in central Wuhan, China, in late 2src19 – a fact the Chinese Foreign Ministry has repeatedly denied,…

COVID-19: UK nations to diverge on New Year’s Eve restrictions

Help Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Dear Dave, I thought I was going to get control of my money and make a lot of other positive changes in my life this year, but very few of the things I wanted to accomplish happened. I started strong, and began with serious intentions, but somewhere along the way I lost focus…

Tories Reject Proposed Compromise to Allow MPs to See Documents on Fired Scientists

OTTAWA—The Conservatives have rejected a proposed compromise to resolve a long−running dispute over the disclosure of secret documents related to the firing of two scientists at Canada’s highest security laboratory. Conservative House leader Gerard Deltell said Wednesday the government’s proposal is “months late.” He pointed out that in the previous parliamentary session the Public Health…

Capitol Report (Dec. 8): Ambassador Brownback Says Boycott Not Enough

U.S. officials will not attend the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This announcement comes just 60 days before the opening ceremonies. The Biden administration has ordered a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics in light of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) ongoing genocide against people of faith. We speak to former United States ambassador for…

ATO Wins High Court Case Against Alleged CCP Influencer Huang Xiangmo

Australia’s High Court reinstated a worldwide freezing order on Chinese billionaire political donor Huang Xiangmo over his $140 million tax bill, which has been pursued by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Huang Xiangmo is a controversial figure in Australia after news that Australia revoked his permanent residence visa in 2019 caused widespread media coverage. Among…

Canadian Government Agencies and Corporations Should Not be Complicit in CCP’s Claim Over Taiwan: Tory MP

Canadian institutions and corporations must not be complicit in the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) effort to delegitimize and oppress Taiwan, Conservative MP Michael Cooper says. Members of the Taiwanese community in Canada have recently made complaints to Cooper that they were forced to indicate “Taiwan, Province of China” when specifying their nationality in applications to…

Hillary Clinton, On Verge Of Tears, Reads 2016 ‘Victory Speech’ Years After Loss

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton grew emotional as she read a portion of her planned 2016 victory speech as part of a new talk on the power of resilience.“In this lesson, I’m going to face one of my most public defeats head-on by sharing with you the speech I had hoped to deliver if…

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