Day: September 18, 2019

National News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore brownface to a party in 2001

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, delivers remarks to supporters at a fundraising event on September 5, 2019, in Brampton, Canada. | Arindam Shivaani/NurPhoto via Getty Images A yearbook photo shows Trudeau at an “Arabian Nights”-themed party at a private day school he taught at in 2001. Canadian Prime Minister […]

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US Politics

Office of Inspector General Finds FBI Special Agent in Charge Failed to Report Intimate Relationship with Subordinate – Retires During OIG Probe

The Office of Inspector General announced Tuesday findings of misconduct by an FBI Special Agent in Charge who failed to report an intimate relationship with a subordinate. The SAC also demonstrated favoritism and contributed to the decline in staff morale, according to the OIG report. “The OIG found that the SAC committed misconduct because the […]

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National News

The techlash isn’t big enough to stop Facebook from selling video chat devices for your living room

Facebook’s Portal TV device will let you “co-watch” Facebook videos with other Facebook friends. | Facebook Facebook thinks you’re okay with Facebook devices that watch you and listen to you. What if Facebook is right? A year ago, when Facebook launched its own video chat device, it seemed like a clueless move by an out-of-touch […]

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Finance

Fed pumps more cash as key rate breaks above target

September 18, 2019 By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve injected another $75 billion into the U.S. banking system on Wednesday, restoring a measure of order after a bout of extreme volatility inside the bank funding market drove the central bank’s benchmark interest rate above its targeted range for the first time […]

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Global News

Italy and France agree migrants must be distributed around the EU

September 18, 2019 By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) – The European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said on Wednesday, as they sought to patch up bruised bilateral relations. Italy has long complained that it has been left alone to […]

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Finance

Repo chaos tests Wall Street confidence in NY Fed’s Williams

September 18, 2019 By Jonnelle Marte, Ann Saphir and Megan Davies (Reuters) – Wild swings this week in U.S. money markets have raised fresh concerns about whether the New York Federal Reserve under John Williams has lost its deft touch with markets. The New York Fed had to intervene in cash markets this week when […]

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US Politics

YIKES: Picture Surfaces of Justin Trudeau Wearing Brownface at 2001 ‘Arabian Nights’ Party

A newly surfaced photograph shows Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dressed in brownface at a 2001 “Arabian Nights” party. The photo, obtained by Time Magazine, shows the Prime Minister wearing the inappropriate costume at an event held by West Point Grey Academy, the private school where he was teaching at the time. Trudeau is wearing […]

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US Politics

Acting DNI Refuses to Comply with Adam Schiff’s Subpoena, Prompting Standoff with Congress

Joseph Maguire House Intel Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) recently subpoenaed Acting DNI Chief Joseph Maguire and accused him of illegally withholding a whistleblower complaint from Congress that could potentially be ‘covering up the president’s misconduct.’ “The Committee can only conclude, based on this remarkable confluence of factors, that the serious misconduct at issue involves the […]

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National News

Why Spain is having yet another election

Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on September 3, 2019. | Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images Pedro Sanchez and his center-left party won the most seats in April, but failed to form a government. Now, the country is headed back to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Spain is headed for new elections — […]

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US Politics

Swedish Teen Activist Being Exploited by Left Lectures Congress on Climate Change, ‘You’re Not Trying Hard Enough’ (VIDEO)

When the left isn’t killing unborn babies, they’re exploiting children. First they trotted out David Hogg to lecture us on the 2nd Amendment, now a 16-year-old from Sweden is lecturing us on non-existent global warming. 16-year-old Swedish ‘Climate Change’ activist Greta Thunberg appeared before US lawmakers on Wednesday to lecture the US on the climate […]

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