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Ida Aftermath: 2 Million Without Power on the ‘Island’ of New Orleans
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, New Orleans metro residents were left on what local electric supplier Entergy calls an ‘island’ without power following “catastrophic transmission failure” at all eight grid access points. In assessing...
Joe Biden checks the time during the dignified transfer of the remains of a fallen service member at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, on Aug. 29, 2021. Biden was put on blast by families of at least four of the thirteen slain soldiers, both for checking his watch and talking about his son Beau Biden, former Attorney General of Delaware, who died at age 46 from cancer in an attempt to relate his own grief to the families.
Families of Slain US Soldiers Critical of President’s Conduct at Dignified Transfer Ceremony
Multiple families of the 13 U.S. soldiers who were killed in the Aug. 26 suicide bombing at Kabul Airport have publicly voiced criticism of President Joe Biden’s conduct during the dignified transfer of remains ceremony...
Washington approved the sale of auto chips to Huawei due to pressure from U.S. companies, says Global Times.
Biden Allows Sale of American Auto Chips to Blacklisted Huawei
Joe Biden’s administration recently approved the sale of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of auto chips to Huawei despite it being listed on a trade blacklist. The CCP-backed Global Times claimed in an article...
YouTube censored Senator Rand Paul who uploaded a video on the platform about Washington funding a Chinese lab believed to be the origin of COVID-19.
YouTube Executive Says Censorship Is Good for Business
Neal Mohan, product head at YouTube, recently said that one of the reasons why the video platform is trying to strengthen content moderation is that it is good for business. He was speaking in an...
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Clock Running Out on Evacuations from Afghanistan: Japan Struggles to Airlift Nationals, Brings Afghans to Islamabad at US Request
As the clock runs out in Afghanistan, Japan’s Self-Defense Force planes are waiting nearby in a secure location pending any developments. Japan has a list of at least 500 citizens awaiting extraction, according to diplomatic...
Selena watches as her father Luis (only first name was provided), two El Salvadorian migrants held by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, works on changing the battery in his ankle monitor as they are cared for in an Annunciation House facility after they were reunited on July 26, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. Eatonville High School in Seattle tried to force football and volleyball players to wear similar, non-GPS enabled bracelets to enforce social distancing and contact tracing. The program was cancelled because of parental backlash.
Washington School Board Drops Ankle Monitor COVID Contact Tracing for High School Sports
A Washington school district has dropped a controversial program that saw high school volleyball and football players being made to wear ankle monitors to enforce Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) social distancing and contact tracing after...
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Doctors Criticize FDA Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
On Aug. 23, Pfizer announced on its website that the Pfizer-BioNTech COMIRNATY vaccine had received full U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for individuals aged 16 and older. While the decision was praised by...
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Ida Puts Post-Katrina New Orleans to the Test; NHC Warns Potentially Deadly Storm Surge Is Not Over
Hurricane Ida at present is not the fatal storm that some may have feared, but is still a force to be reckoned with, putting post-Katrina New Orleans to the test. The National Hurricane Center warns...
Afghans (L) crowd at the airport as U.S. soldiers stand guard in Kabul on August 16, 2021. Washington Post, relying on anonymous officials from both the U.S. and fallen Afghanistan governments, revealed the Biden administration declined an offer from the Taliban to secure Kabul after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country.
US Declined Taliban Offer to Control Kabul Until Aug. 31 Troop Withdrawal
The United States was offered by the Taliban to secure Kabul the day former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani deserted his post and fled the country, but declined saying it was committed to its plans to...