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Security Risk: Huawei And ZTE Equipment Sales Banned By US

By Harold W. Reid, The Chicago Times November 26, 2022 WASHINGTON – The Biden administration will ban new telecommunications equipment from Communist China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE due to potential risk to US national security. The US Federal Communications Commission announced Friday that it will bar the sale or importContinue reading “Security Risk: Huawei And ZTE Equipment Sales Banned By US”

Biden And Xi Talk To Ease Tensions And Promote Cooperation

By Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times July 28, 2022 WASHINGTON –  President Joe Biden’s call with Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping will center on tensions facing both nations spanning from intellectual property thrift, espionage, to CCP silence on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In a press conference, National SecurityContinue reading “Biden And Xi Talk To Ease Tensions And Promote Cooperation”

New Mexico: Four Killed In Sheriff’s Department Helicopter Crash

By The Chicago Times Staff July 17, 2022 LAS VEGAS, NM – Four people have been killed after a sheriff’s department helicopter crashed in New Mexico. According to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s, three sheriff’s personnel and one employee from the Bernalillo County Fire Department were on board the helicopter assistingContinue reading “New Mexico: Four Killed In Sheriff’s Department Helicopter Crash”

Ukraine To Receive Advanced Surface-To-Air Missile System

By Harold W. Reid, The Chicago Times July 3, 2022 WASHINGTON – The United States will send Ukraine two NASAMS surface-to-air missile systems to assist Ukraine in its fight against Russian forces. The Pentagon announced Friday that Ukraine will receive the advanced National/Norwegian Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS)Continue reading “Ukraine To Receive Advanced Surface-To-Air Missile System”

Monkey Pox Hits Indiana

By The Chicago Times Staff June 19, 2022 INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana health officials announced the state’s first probable case of Monkey Pox on Sunday. According to the Indiana Department of Health, the alleged infected patient remains isolated while confirmatory testing at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is completed. Continue reading “Monkey Pox Hits Indiana”

Western Allies To Sanction Putin On A Personal Level

By The Chicago Times Staff February 25, 2022 BRUSSELS – The United States, Great Britain, the European Union announced Friday they will sanction President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister for their roles in the Ukrainian invasion. According to the Biden administration, the U.S. government will levy individual sanction ofContinue reading “Western Allies To Sanction Putin On A Personal Level”

Disgraced Former Governor Of New York Not To Face Criminal Charges

By Clara Thompson and Harold W. Reid, The Chicago Times December 29, 2021 WHITE PLAINS, NY — Westchester District Attorney Miriam Rocah stated on Tuesday that former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will not face criminal charges criminally following a “thorough” investigation into claims of inappropriate sexual behavior leveled againstContinue reading “Disgraced Former Governor Of New York Not To Face Criminal Charges”

Manchin Claims He Can’t Support Biden’s Democrat $2 Trillion Bill

By Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times December 19, 2021 WASHINGTON – Senator Joe Manchin told Fox News Sunday that he could not support Biden’s $2 trillion social and environment bill. According to Manchin “I cannot vote to continue with this piece of legislation. I just can’t. I’ve tried everythingContinue reading “Manchin Claims He Can’t Support Biden’s Democrat $2 Trillion Bill”

Indiana Police Officer Saves Children From Retention Pond After High Speed Chase

by The Chicago Times Staff December 14, 2021 ST. JOHN, IN — A police officer in Indiana saved the lives of two small children when the car they were riding in drove into a retention pond on Sunday. Just outside St. John, Lake County Sheriff officers were conducting a trafficContinue reading “Indiana Police Officer Saves Children From Retention Pond After High Speed Chase”

DeSantis To Deport Illegal Migrants Dumped By Federal Government

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times December 13, 2021 Tallahassee — Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced his intention to deport illegal migrants who were secretly flown into Florida from the southern border by the Biden administration. DeSantis included $8 million in the state budget last week to transport theContinue reading “DeSantis To Deport Illegal Migrants Dumped By Federal Government”

Houston: Man Who Bought Lamborghini With Covid Relief Money Gets 9 Plus Years

by Harold W. Reid, The Chicago Times December 1, 2021 HOUSTON – Lee Price III, 30, was sentenced to more than nine years in prison after pleading guilty in a case in which prosecutors claimed he spent federal COVID-19 relief money on a Lamborghini Urus, a Rolex watch, and strippers.Continue reading “Houston: Man Who Bought Lamborghini With Covid Relief Money Gets 9 Plus Years”

Prosecutors Ask Supreme Court To Overturn Cosby Conviction

by The Chicago Times Staff November 29, 2021 PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors have asked the United States Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, claiming in a petition released Monday that the verdict was overturned due to a questionable agreement that the comedian claimed provided him with lifetime immunity.Continue reading “Prosecutors Ask Supreme Court To Overturn Cosby Conviction”

NATO To Decide Counter Move As Russian Troops Mass Along Ukrainian Border

by Harold W. Reid and H. Haverstock, The Chicago Times November 27, 2021 WASHINGTON — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg issued a stern warning to Russia on Friday that any attempt to invade Ukraine would be costly. Following large scale war games in western Russia this year, Ukraine claims Moscow hasContinue reading “NATO To Decide Counter Move As Russian Troops Mass Along Ukrainian Border”

U.S. To Release 50 Million Barrels Of Oil From Strategic Reserve

by The Chicago Times Staff November 23, 2021 WASHINGTON – The Biden administration ordered the release of 50 million barrels of oil from America’s strategic reserve on Tuesday in collaboration with India, the United Kingdom, and China. The Biden administration’s decision is directed at global energy markets facing increasing inflationContinue reading “U.S. To Release 50 Million Barrels Of Oil From Strategic Reserve”

FBI Whistleblower Exposes Garland’s Monitoring Of Parents

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times November 15, 2021 WASHINGTON – According to Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee, an internal FBI email leaked by a whistleblower exposed that the counterterrorism unit is monitoring “threats” against school board members, despite Attorney General Merrick Garland’s denial. According to theContinue reading “FBI Whistleblower Exposes Garland’s Monitoring Of Parents”

Panama Warns Biden Administration: 85,000 Haitian Migrants On Their Way To U.S.

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times September 30, 2021 PANAMA CITY — Nearly 30,000 Haitian migrants have already crossed the US-Mexico border in recent weeks, but Panama’s foreign minister says far more are on their way. In a new interview with Axios, Foreign Minister Erika Mouynes stated that moreContinue reading “Panama Warns Biden Administration: 85,000 Haitian Migrants On Their Way To U.S.”

BIDEN DRONE STRIKE IN KABUL KILLED 10 CIVILIANS NOT ISIS TERRORIST

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times September 17, 2021 WASHINGTON — General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., commander of US Central Command, stated on Friday that it is unlikely any ISIS-K members were killed in a Kabul drone strike on August 29, which resulted in multiple civilian casualties. “We nowContinue reading “BIDEN DRONE STRIKE IN KABUL KILLED 10 CIVILIANS NOT ISIS TERRORIST”

4 TALIBAN PRISONERS EXCHANGED FOR BOWE BERGHDAHL NOW SENIOR MEMBERS OF TALIBAN GOVERNMENT

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times September 7, 2021 WASHINGTON —  Four of the five Guantanamo detainees released by former President Barack Obama in exchange for former US Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdahl in 2014 now hold senior positions in the Taliban-led interim government in Afghanistan. According to the AfghanContinue reading “4 TALIBAN PRISONERS EXCHANGED FOR BOWE BERGHDAHL NOW SENIOR MEMBERS OF TALIBAN GOVERNMENT”

BIDEN CHECKS WATCH DURING TRANSFER OF REMAINS OF SOLDIERS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

by J. B. Comstock, The Chicago Times August 30, 2021 WASHINGTON — President Biden was caught checking his watch during a solemn ceremony at Dover AFB honoring the 13 US troops killed in a terror attack near Kabul’s airport. As the flag-draped coffins were carried off the Air Force C-17Continue reading “BIDEN CHECKS WATCH DURING TRANSFER OF REMAINS OF SOLDIERS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN”

BIDEN WALKS AWAY FROM CITIZENS LEFT IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER SAYING U.S. WOULD STAY

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times August 30, 2021 WASHINGTON — Under orders of President Biden, Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. announced Monday evening that the last of the United States troops stationed at Kabul International Airport had left, completing the military’s drawdown in the country, despiteContinue reading “BIDEN WALKS AWAY FROM CITIZENS LEFT IN AFGHANISTAN AFTER SAYING U.S. WOULD STAY”

BIDEN SURRENDERS TO TALIBAN DEMANDS – THOUSANDS COULD BE LEFT BEHIND

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times August 24, 2021 WASHINGTON — US President Joe Biden surrendered to Taliban dictates Tuesday by ordering all US military personnel to leave Afghanistan by August 31.  Biden believes the challenges of evacuating American citizens and Afghan allies can still be achieved, but onlyContinue reading “BIDEN SURRENDERS TO TALIBAN DEMANDS – THOUSANDS COULD BE LEFT BEHIND”

NEARLY 1,000 UNACCOMPANIED MIGRANT KIDS FOUND ON THE SOUTHERN BORDER IN A SINGLE DAY WITH NO END IN SIGHT

by The Chicago Times Staff August 5, 2021 TEXAS – Nearly 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children were apprehended in a single day this week, as the numbers of migrants coming to the southern border continue to surge with no sign of slowing down despite the heat of the summer months. TheContinue reading “NEARLY 1,000 UNACCOMPANIED MIGRANT KIDS FOUND ON THE SOUTHERN BORDER IN A SINGLE DAY WITH NO END IN SIGHT”

SEN. CRAMER WANTS MANDATE VACCINE PASSPORT STATES TO ALSO MANDATE VOTER ID

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times August 3, 2021 WASHINGTON — Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-ND, will introduce legislation that would require states mandating vaccine passports, or cards proving vaccination, to also require voter identification. The proposed legislation comes after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (aka Warren WilhelmContinue reading “SEN. CRAMER WANTS MANDATE VACCINE PASSPORT STATES TO ALSO MANDATE VOTER ID”

TERRORIST STATE IRAN PLOTTED TO KIDNAP NYC JOURNALIST

by Bernard P. Lawson, The Chicago Times July 14, 2021 WASHINGTON — According to federal prosecutors, Iranian intelligence operatives planned to kidnap an Iranian-born American author and journalist who is critical of the Tehran regime in New York City for “rendition” to Iran. Masih Alinejad, a journalist and outspoken women’sContinue reading “TERRORIST STATE IRAN PLOTTED TO KIDNAP NYC JOURNALIST”

FREEDOM OF SPEECH WINS: SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF CHEERLEADER’S PROFANITY POST

by The Chicago Times Staff July 1, 2021 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of a Pennsylvania cheerleader that was wrongfully suspended by a public school for a vulgar social media post. In an 8-1 vote in favor of Brandi Levy, who was 14-years old when sheContinue reading “FREEDOM OF SPEECH WINS: SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF CHEERLEADER’S PROFANITY POST”

RAPE CONVICTION OVERTURNED: BILL COSBY FREED FROM PRISON

by The Chicago Times Staff June 30, 2021 PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned comedian Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and released ordered his release from prison this Wednesday.  The ruling was based on the prosecutions failure to uphold an agreement made with the previous prosecutor not to charge Cosby.Continue reading “RAPE CONVICTION OVERTURNED: BILL COSBY FREED FROM PRISON”

NOAA DESIGNATES NEW NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY IN WISCONSIN’S LAKE MICHIGAN

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration June 22, 2021 Today NOAA announced the designation of a 962-square-mile area of Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan as a national marine sanctuary. Such sanctuaries are protected waters that include important habitats and, in cases like this one, archeological sites. “Preserving this region furthers the Biden-Harris Administration’sContinue reading “NOAA DESIGNATES NEW NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY IN WISCONSIN’S LAKE MICHIGAN”

8TH GRADE GIRL DEFIES SCHOOL BOARD – DOESN’T WANT BOYS IN GIRL’S LOCKER ROOM

by The Chicago Times Staff June 10, 2021 Jolene Grover, a 14-year-old girl in Virginia is speaking out against Loudoun County Public Schools’ (LCPS) decision to let “boys into girls’ locker rooms.” which she believes is sexist.  The policy follows a previous one, 1040, in which the county pledged toContinue reading “8TH GRADE GIRL DEFIES SCHOOL BOARD – DOESN’T WANT BOYS IN GIRL’S LOCKER ROOM”

US RECOVERS ONLY HALF OF RANSOM PAID BY COLONIAL PIPELINE

by The Chicago Times Staff June 7, 2021 WASHINGTON – Justice Department announced Monday that only half of the multi-million Colonial Pipeline ransom payment was recovered following a cyberattack that forced the operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline to shut down operations last month. The operation to recover the cryptocurrencyContinue reading “US RECOVERS ONLY HALF OF RANSOM PAID BY COLONIAL PIPELINE”