Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under new security law

Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy activist, Jimmy Lai, has been arrested under a new national security law, and detained on suspicion of “colluding” with foreign forces. Lai, known for his support for the region’s pro-democracy movement and criticism of Beijing, was arrested on Monday along with six others, including his son, while the newspaper he runs, the “Apple Daily,” was...

One Dead, Multiple People Injured in Shooting in Democrat-Controlled D.C.

One person is dead and multiple others injured following an early Sunday morning shooting in Democrat-controlled Washington, DC. Fox5 DC reports the shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. Sunday during a party. Seventeen-year-old Christopher “Poppy” Brown was fatally wounded during the shooting, and “more than 20 0thers may have been wounded.” Shooting in SE near the corner of Dubois...

Stability in the Caucasus is fragile

The Caucasus has long been a part of the world that has required the attention of Europe. Since the 2008 invasion of Georgia by Russia, Europe has worked hard to encourage a Euro-Atlantic future for these countries in order to help bring them lasting peace and stability. For an extended period of time, there seemed to be positive progress in the region. Recent elections in both Georgia and...

Kanye West Will Appear on Oklahoma Ballot for 2020 Presidential Election

Rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West has secured a place one the Oklahoma ballot just in time for November’s presidential election. The move comes just after the Grammy-winner filed a “Kanye 2020” presidential committee document with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday. A representative for West filed the necessary paperwork and paid the $35,000 filing Wednesday afternoon,...

Turkey’s policy in Libya threatens EU

The Turkish intervention into the Libyan conflict caused the negative effect for the region: the balance of power changed and the GNA liberated Tripoli from the LNA forces and recently started a big-scale offensive on Sirte city.    On 6th of June after negotiations with the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, and the Speaker of the Libyan House of...

Tear Down ‘White Supremacy’ Statues of Jesus

Left-wing activist Shaun King tweeted Monday all statues of Jesus that portray him as a “white European” should be torn down because they are “a form of white supremacy.” “Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down,” wrote King, a self-described black man whose family says he is white. “They are a form of white supremacy. Always have...

Video conference held between Azerbaijani president, VP and other representatives of Microsoft (PHOTO)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 16 Trend: A video conference initiated by Microsoft has been held between President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the company’s Vice-President Philippe Rogge, Head of Corporate, External and Legal Affairs in Central and Eastern Europe Nanna-Louise Linde, and other representatives of Microsoft, Trend reports on June16 referring to the Azerbaijani...

George Floyd Protest in Washington, DC

Protesters plan to take to the streets in Washington, DC, on Friday to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. (All photos, credit Matthew Perdie / Breitbart News) The protest coincides with the district’s first day of reopening. The stay-at-home order that had been in effect for nearly two months was lifted Friday. PROTEST FRIDAY MAY 29th 2020! 5:00 pm 14th and U st nw WASHINGTON...

Trump threatens to ‘close down’ Twitter after it marks tweet with factcheck warning – Channel 4 News

President Trump has threatened to “close down” the social media platform Twitter – after it flagged up two of his posts for fact checking – linking to an article describing Mr Trump’s claims about postal ballot fraud as “unsubstantiated”. The President did not waste any time in hitting back, accusing Twitter of stifling free speech and warning vaguely of “big action to follow”....

Cardiologist Targeted by Social Distancing Snitch Pushes Back

A Wisconsin man joined the ranks of what some reports say are many people nationwide snitching on those in their communities for not following arbitrary orders of wearing masks in public and social distancing. Kevin Rusch, according to the New York Times, saw a photo of a cardiologist from his town, Dr. David Murdock, at a recent protest, not social distancing or wearing a mask, and Rusch...