Todd Crawford

Trump ‘95 Percent’ Sure COVID-19 Leaked From Wuhan Lab
Former U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking exclusively to Sky News Australia, said that he is “95 percent” certain that COVID-19 leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China.  The former president told Sky News Australia journalist,...
Democrats Budget Provision Granting Amnesty to 8 Million Illegal Immigrants Blocked
On Sunday Sept. 19 Senate parliamentarian, Elizabeth MacDonough, rejected a Democrat provision, nestled within their 3.5 trillion dollar social spending bill, intended to provide a path to citizenship for approximately 8-million illegal immigrants.  MacDonough expressed...
Ahead of Federal Election, Canada’s Leaders Have Vastly Different Approaches to Beijing
Canadians are heading to the polls on Sept. 20 after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called an early election in what is widely believed to be an attempt to secure a majority government. Had Trudeau not...
Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth Following Record Breaking 90 Days in Orbit
After lifting off on June 17 from the Gobi desert in Inner Mongolia three Chinese astronauts — or ‘taikonauts' as the Chinese refer to them — have successfully returned to earth after spending 90 days...
Tiananmen Vigil Organizers Ordered to Take Down Online Content Amidst Sustained Attacks by Hong Kong Police
In yet another attack on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong by authorities wielding the National Security Law (NSL) the Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (The Alliance) has been ordered to...
Putin in Isolation; Dozens of His Inner Circle Infected With COVID-19
Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, is in isolation after dozens of his inner circle tested positive for the coronavirus. “Earlier this week, 68-year-old Putin canceled all in-person events and said he was self-isolating after announcing an...
In Unprecedented Clampdown, 7 Chinese Power Users Banned From Wikipedia as Information War Rages
Following an investigation by the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP), the foundation that oversees Wikipedia has permanently banned seven mainland Chinese ‘power users’ from its websites globally and revoked administrator access and privileges for an...
In Historic First SpaceX to Launch Four Civilians Into Space
SpaceX is set to make history on Wednesday by sending the first full crew of nonprofessional astronauts into space. The mission dubbed Inspiration4 is scheduled to lift off on the night of Wednesday Sept. 15...
In Tit-for-Tat, Both North and South Korea Test-Fire Ballistic Missiles as Tensions Rise on the Peninsula
On Wednesday Sept. 15 North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the waters off its eastern coast. A few hours later, South Korea announced that it had successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile. The two...
Japan and Vietnam Sign Defense Deal to Counter Common Foe, China
At a meeting on Saturday Sept. 11 between Vietnam and Japan, Japan agreed that it will now provide defense equipment and technology to Vietnam to counter what the two nations see as a mutual aggressive...
‘Deep Aging’ Becoming an Increasingly Difficult Problem for Many Major Chinese Cities
China’s once in a decade census has revealed that 14 percent of all residents in 149 cities in China are over the age of 65 indicating a population crisis that will have deep impacts on...
COVID-19 Outbreak in Southeast China Brings Travel Restrictions Ahead of Week-Long National Holiday
China’s southeastern province of Fujian is grappling with another COVID-19 outbreak after cases more than doubled overnight prompting officials to impose numerous restrictions ahead of the week-long national holiday, authorities said Tuesday.  The National Health...