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‘Playing with fire,’ says China after Pelosi lands in Taiwan

Chinese warplanes took to the skies and U.S. warships were on the move Tuesday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ignored warnings from Beijing, the Biden administration, and peace activists by becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit Taiwan."Are you here to support Taiwan or to provoke a war? What the hell are you doing here, Pelosi?"Pelosi (D-Calif.) issued a statement...

Elon Musk’s dad blows off his accomplishments and calls out his weight gain in wild radio interview

"Virtually no case is perfect, and this case had issues, certainly," Pomerantz told "The Cutting Edge" podcast. "Michael Cohen, you know, you start with the fact that he had pleaded guilty to perjury, and on the laundry list of things you hope to see for any testifying witness for the people, a perjury conviction is not on the list of things you most want...

Inside the super-secure Swiss lab trying to stop the next pandemic

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Justice Department is in the middle of an investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election, and it is questioning witnesses before a grand jury as well. Most recently, two top aides to former Vice President Mike Pence were questioned in that probe.A grand jury does not mean that the investigation will lead to any formal criminal charges, which...

Aging pope admits he must slow down, or quit

Why would the party that claims patriotism and the flag as their logos work so hard to make it difficult for people to vote? Why would they vote against supporting our veterans during their time of need? Why would they support authoritarian Russia and vote against aid to democratic Ukraine? Why do they celebrate an autocrat and fascist like Viktor Orbán and invite him...

Pope headed to Arctic for last leg of penitential Canada trip

Pope Francis on Friday was to fly to Nunavut, the territory that covers most of the Canadian Arctic, on his final stop in a landmark tour apologizing for the abuse of Indigenous children in Catholic-run schools.The 85-year-old pontiff was set to make a speech first in Quebec City before traveling to the vast northern territory's capital, Iqaluit, which means "the place of many fish."There,...
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