Guantanamo: Pentagon building new secret room for war crimes trials

U.S. 12/31/21, 20:44

The Pentagon is building a second secret courtroom at Guantanamo Bay to conduct war crimes trials that will not allow public access, the New York Times reported. The new $4 million wartime courtroom is expected to begin operating in 2023. It will be intended for smaller trials and will allow two ...

Blinken warns of terrible consequences if Beijing invades Taiwan

Trending 12/04/21, 22:02

Any attempt by China to invade Taiwan would have "terrible consequences," according to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who added that he hoped Chinese authorities would think twice before "precipitating a crisis" across the Taiwan Strait. Tensions between the United States and China have intensified as China has increased military ...

Nearly 200 state legislators urge Biden to immediately halt the vaccine mandate

News 11/26/21, 16:15

President Joe Biden received a letter from almost 200 state legislators from 30 states requesting that he remove his vaccine mandates, which they called "unconstitutional." The letter is written by Rep. Stewart Jones ( R-S.C.), Rep. Tatum Lee ( R-Kans.), and Rep. Josiah Magnuson (R-S.C.). The letter says the lawmakers hold Biden's ...

US to release 50 million barrels from oil reserves to lower prices, challenges OPEC+

U.S. 11/24/21, 02:23

The Biden administration announced on Tuesday, Nov. 23, that it would tap the strategic oil reserve to cool down surging energy prices. “Today, I’m announcing that—the largest-ever release from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help provide the supply we need as we recover from this [COVID-19] pandemic,” President Joe Biden said ...

Rittenhouse: Biden attacked my character with actual malice

U.S. 11/24/21, 02:03

Kyle Rittenhouse encouraged President Joe Biden to watch his trial and "understand the facts before you make a statement" during an interview on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight" on Monday on Nov.22. Rittenhouse further claimed that Biden's labelling him a white supremacist is "actual malice," and that he is working ...

Biden reappoints Jerome Powell as Fed Chair amid rising inflation

U.S. 11/22/21, 15:58

President Joe Biden on Monday nominated Jerome Powell to serve as chair of the Federal Reserve for a second term, expecting Powell would help contain inflation and bring the U.S. economy back to life "as we emerge from the pandemic", the White House announced in a statement on Nov. 22. Biden ...

US inflation hits 6,2%: Biden finally admits it is ‘worrisome’

U.S. 11/12/21, 16:35

President Joe Biden finally acknowledged that inflation is indeed a worrisome problem, a stark contrast to his comments in July when he dismissed rising costs as temporary and nothing to worry about.  "Everything from a gallon of gas to the loaf of bread costs more," Biden said during an event promoting ...

Biden mourns 700,000 COVID-19 deaths, then goes golfing

U.S. 10/03/21, 15:12

President Joe Biden released a statement on Saturday, Oct. 2, to mark a milestone of 700,000 deaths of COVID-19 pandemic, urging Americans not to forget those who lost their lives due to the virus. “To heal we must remember, and as our nation mourns the painful milestone of 700,000 American deaths ...

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