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US News:

Man who MPD said shot into FOX13 station in custody after barricading himself inside Ubee’s

ATF agents and police officers swarmed the scene. 

Memphis Police said officers took the gunman into custody about two hours after the shot was fired into the FOX13 station. 

The alleged shooter’s parents contacted FOX13 to explain that they son was suffering through a mental health episode.

“His mamma going to get him some help, today,” one person familiar with the shooter said. “This is a reflection of why his daddy should have been there. You teach your boys how to be men. They need their fathers… It has not been an easy road for me, as a parent.”

Navy uses drag queen ambassador to appeal to a ‘wide range of potential candidates’ amid military recruiting crisis

Navy Yeoman Second Class Joshua Kelley (Image Source: Instagram video screenshot)

According to a Navy spokesperson, the ambassador program ran from October 2022 to March 2023 and was “designed to explore the digital environment to reach a wide range of potential candidates” amid “the most challenging recruiting environment since the start of the all-volunteer force.”

The Navy is currently evaluating the program to determine the future of the initiative.

Kelley, who describes himself as a “non-binary sailor & queen,” told his social media followers that he has had “an unbelievable experience” since joining the military.

“From joining to 2016 and being able to share my drag experience on my off time with my fellow sailors has been a blessing,” Kelley wrote.

According to Kelley’s social media announcement, he was “hand selected as one of four” digital ambassadors for the Navy.

Kelley added that his experience has encouraged him to “continue being an advocate and representation of queer sailors.”

Vermont’s Republican governor approves assisted suicide for nonresidents

Republican Gov. Phil Scott

Vermont has passed legislation that will open its assisted suicide program to nonresidents within the state.

Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill on Tuesday that removes residency requirements for medically assisted suicide in Vermont.

“We are grateful to Vermont lawmakers for recognizing that a state border shouldn’t determine if you die peacefully or in agony,” Kim Callinan, president and CEO of the nonprofit Compassion & Choices, told The Associated Press. 

Vermont is one of only 10 states in the country that allow medically assisted suicide.

Oregon is the only other state that allows it for nonresidents.

Report: Gun Sales Surge in States Adopting ‘Radical Measures’ Against 2A Rights

AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane, File

Mark Oliva, NSSF Managing Director of Public Affairs, noted, “April…[witnessed an] uptick of 1,369,296 FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) verifications.”

He suggested this increase “shows that there continues to be a steady appetite for lawful firearm ownership even as certain state governors and legislators are taking radical measures to infringe on the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens to possess firearms.”

Oliva noted the desire to posses firearms is particularly acute when it comes to AR-15s, AK-47s, and variants of both rifle types.

He pointed out that Washington and Illinois–the two states which adopted “assault weapons” bans this year–saw sharp increases in NICS checks for gun sales.

Man choked to death on NYC subway after threatening passengers; no charges filed

A 24-year-old man choked another man, 30, unconscious with a chokehold Monday after the older man began acting erratically and making threats. (Paul Martinka)

Police have yet to identify either man involved.

The 30-year-old entered a northbound train at roughly 2:30 p.m. and began making threats against other passengers.

Another male passenger, 24, stepped in and put the other man in a headlock until he was unconscious. An EMS officer who responded could not revive the man.

Police say the deceased man had a long criminal record, including convictions for assault, disorderly conduct and fare beating, according to the New York Post.

Report: Biden Administration to Send 1,500 Active-Duty Troops to Southern Border amid Migrant Surge

AP File Photo/Eric Gay

The troops are not expected to apprehend any migrants or do any law enforcement work, but rather, do data entry, warehouse support and other administrative tasks, so that U.S. Customs and Border Protection can focus on fieldwork.

The deployment will last roughly three months, with possible extensions. It was not immediately clear when they would deploy.

“At the request of the Department of Homeland Security, Secretary Austin approved a temporary Department of Defense (DoD) increase of an additional 1,500 military personnel to supplement U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) efforts on the U.S. Southwest Border,” the Pentagon press secretary Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder said in a statement.

U.S. military is tracking another mysterious balloon that flew over parts of Hawaii

The object flew across portions of Hawaii but did not go over any sensitive areas, the officials said.

The U.S. military has been tracking it since late last week and has determined that it poses no threat to aerial traffic or national security and is not communicating signals, one official said.

It’s not clear if it’s a weather balloon or something else, the official said, adding that the U.S. could still shoot it down if it nears land.

Todd Bensman: 15,000 Haitian Immigrants Wait For New Chaotic Biden Policy To Kick In

Dozens of state financial officers urge Biden to end mortgage policy giving risky buyers discounts

“It is already clear that this new policy will be a disaster.

It amounts to a middle-class tax hike that will unfairly cost American families millions upon millions of dollars,” 34 state financial officers from 27 states said in a letter Monday to President Joe Biden and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Sandra Thompson.

The state officials – including treasurers, auditors, commissioners and chief financial officers – said in the letter that “those who make down payments of 20 percent or more on their homes will pay the highest fees.”

Widow speaks out after husband was killed by illegal immigrant

Marla Ingram speaks out against President Biden’s border policies after her husband was killed by an illegal immigrant in 2017 on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’

These are explosive revelations about Jeffrey Epstein: Mollie Hemingway

Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway weighs in on a Wall Street Journal report that identifies top U.S. officials who met with Jeffrey Epstein on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’

FBI expands search for Cleveland, Texas, mass shooting suspect ‘across the border’: ‘Could be anywhere’

FBI Houston released the newest images of Francisco Oropesa and a prominent tattoo on his left forearm. The FBI said the suspect will be referred to by the last name Oropesa to better reflect his identity in law enforcement systems.  (FBI Houston)

“The FBI is working with law enforcement agencies across the state, country and across the border. We’re leaving no stone unturned. If anyone has any photos or security camera video they’d like law enforcement to see, please call 1-800-CALL-FBI.” 

An $80,000 reward is being offered for his capture. The deceased victims were from Honduras. 

Oropesa, who also sometimes uses the surname Perez-Torres, is a Mexican national who was previously ordered removed by an immigration judge March 16, 2009, and subsequently removed by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Houston to Mexico March 17, 2009, a spokesperson for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) told Fox News. 

A source with the Department of Homeland Security told Fox News that Oropesa had been deported five times between 2009-2016. 

Woman IDs 4 of 7 Oklahoma bodies as daughter, grandchildren

A woman said Tuesday that her daughter and three grandchildren were among the seven people found dead at a rural Oklahoma property during a search for two missing teens and a convicted sex offender.

Janette Mayo, 59, of Westville, Oklahoma, said the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office notified her late Monday that the other four victims were her daughter, Holly Guess, 35, and her grandchildren, Rylee Elizabeth Allen, 17, Michael James Mayo, 15, and Tiffany Dore Guess, 13.

Texas family called police 5 times before shooting spree that killed 5

Wilson Garcia said he asked his neighbor, who was shooting a gun in his yard late Friday night, to shoot farther away because Garcia’s 1-month-old son was sleeping. Garcia said he called police when the man refused. The family made four more calls, according to The Associated Press.

“I told my wife: ‘Get inside. This man has loaded his weapon,’” Garcia said. “My wife told me to go inside because ‘he won’t fire at me, I’m a woman.’”

Garcia’s wife, Sonia Argentina Guzman, 25, was the first person shot. Garcia’s 9-year-old son also was killed.

Garcia said more than a dozen people were in his home at the time and that two women died protecting his infant and 2-year-old daughter, neither of whom was injured.

What Is Anti-Free Speech Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Doing Now?

Anti-free speech Jack Dorsey created a new social media app that looks a lot like Twitter.

CNN Business reported Friday that Dorsey’s app, named “Bluesky,” is gaining attention from prominent leftists, like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and anti-Trump social media influencer Chrissy Teigen.

But as Twitter is allowing more free speech on the platform Dorsey could be taking his anti-free speech ideas to his new platform.

Shocking moment mob of ninth-grade students attack assistant principal

A mob of ninth-grade students has beaten up an assistant principal in Texas, who had to be rushed to hospital with serious head injuries.

The pupils at Westfield High School in Spring, 20 miles north of Houston, pummeled the administrator to the ground as she tried to break up a fight. 

Video footage appears to show the brutal beating on Thursday, April 27, at the school’s 9th Grade Center, which the teacher’s family have said left her unable to speak. 

Texas to Investigate COVID Vaccine Makers Over Gain-of-Function Research, False Efficacy Claims

Paxton will investigate whether the companies misrepresented the efficacy and safety of the vaccines and manipulated vaccine trial data, in violation of the state’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

He also will investigate whether the pharmaceutical giants engaged in gain-of-function research and misled the public about it, The New York Post reported.

“If any company illegally took advantage of consumers during this period or compromised people’s safety to increase their profits, they will be held responsible,” Paxton said. “If public health policy was developed on the basis of flawed or misleading research, the public must know.”

Paxton said Big Pharma had a “vested interest” in the success of its COVID-19 vaccines because they drove record profits.

World News:

German Chancellor Warns Ukraine Not to Attack Russian Territory with NATO Weapons

Morris MacMatzen/Getty Images

Scholz said that as such, Ukraine is not permitted to shell Russian territory with weapons supplied by Germany and added that he believed other Western powers supplying arms would have made similar demands of Kyiv.

The German leader did not stipulate, however, if this rule would apply to Crimea, which both Ukraine and Russia claim rights to but has been under control of Moscow since Vladimir Putin illegally annexed the territory in 2014.

The warnings from Scholz came as he confirmed that Ukraine can expect to receive ammunition for the German-made Gepard anti-aircraft gun starting from August of this year. He said that the production lines are currently being set up, but that it may take some time before shipments are able to be made.

South Korean Union Official Dies After Setting Himself on Fire for May Day

South Korean labor unions used the communist holiday of “International Workers’ Day” to press demands for higher wages, better benefits, and shorter working hours.

The most militant of labor organizations, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), vowed to hold a general strike in July if its demands were not met.

The 50-year-old man who burned himself to death, identified by the surname “Yang” in South Korean media reports, was an officer in the Gangwon provincial chapter of the Korean Construction Workers’ Union (KCWU), which is affiliated with the KCTU. 

Yang was the subject of a racketeering investigation launched in February. He allegedly participated in forcing construction companies to hire union members and pay exorbitant union expenses.

Prosecutors reportedly intended to charge him with extorting almost $60,000 from construction companies over the past year.

Mother who starved son to death detained under Mental Health Act

The terrace house in Cardiff where Olabisi Abubakar lived. Photograph: no byline/no credit

A mother who starved her three-year-old son to death by causing him to join her in a religious fast when she was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia has been detained in hospital under the Mental Health Act.

Olabisi Abubakar’s mind was “thrown off balance” by the Covid lockdown and concerns about her immigration status and she began denying herself and her child, Taiwo, food, hoping fasting and prayers would save the world from coronavirus.

Abubakar, 42, was found not guilty of manslaughter and child cruelty by reason of insanity by a jury at Cardiff crown court but on Tuesday Mrs Justice Jefford ordered her to be remain detained in a clinic in south Wales.

The case came after two other high-profile lockdown child deaths in Wales: Logan Mwangi, five, was murdered by his mother, her partner and his stepson after largely vanishing from sight during Covid; and the parents of teenager Kaylea Titford were jailed for manslaughter last month after she died morbidly obese, having been neglected during lockdown.

IAF allegedly bombs Syria twice in 72h; Iran’s President to visit Damascus TV7 Israel News 02.05.23

1) Tensions are seemingly on the rise – as an extensive rise in hostilities are reported on separate fronts.

2) Damascus blames Jerusalem for two separate aerial bombardments within less than 72 hours.

3) Jordan hosts Arab League Foreign Ministers to discuss restoring Syria’s regional standing.

Criminalizing the Possession of Hate Materials

A new law in Ireland criminalizes the possession of hateful materials.

Then it shifts the burden of proof onto the owner, to prove his innocence in his scheme to “incite hate”, whatever that means.

When these laws appear in Western countries, we should pay attention, because such cancers spread.

May Day Chaos in Paris

Rebel News reporter Callum Smiles reports on how protesters brought Paris to a standstill while demonstrating against Macron’s pension reforms and the cost-of-living crisis.

Our 4-part plan to fight Trudeau’s Internet censorship law, Bill C-11

Ezra Levant explains the four-part plan Rebel News has to fight back against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Internet censorship law, Bill C-11.

Palestinian violence ramps up over the death of PIJ leader

Red alert incoming rocket sirens sounded in Israel’s south, with reports of multiple projectiles originating from Gaza.

PIJ fired three rockets from the Palestinian enclave into Israeli territory, following the death of Khader Adnan in custody after a months-long hunger strike.


Protecting Students from the Radical Left and Marxist Maniacs Infecting Educational Institutions

For many years, tuition costs at colleges and universities have been exploding, and I mean absolutely exploding while academics have been obsessed with indoctrinating America’s youth.

The time has come to reclaim our once great educational institutions from the radical Left, and we will do that.

AOC and Matt Gaetz join forces on bill to ban lawmakers from owning stock

A new bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives that aims to prohibit members of Congress from owning and trading individual stocks, in an effort to prevent any potential insider trading scandals.

The bipartisan legislation, called the Bipartisan Restoring Faith in Government Act, is sponsored by both Democrats and Republicans and was introduced by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezMatt Gaetz, Brian Fitzpatrick, and Raja Krishnamoorthi.

The proposed legislation would require lawmakers to place their stocks into blind trusts, which would be managed by an independent trustee who would be responsible for making all investment decisions.

The bill also includes a provision that would prevent lawmakers from serving on the boards of public companies.

Are Democrat voters FINALLY waking up to Joe Biden’s FAILURES?

Are Democrat voters finally WAKING UP to Joe Biden’s incompetency?!

Recent man-on-the-street interviews done by ABC News — which Glenn plays in this clip — show that several former Biden voters aren’t ready to pull the lever for the president’s possible, second term just yet.

But many of them also hate Donald Trump SO much that they’re willing to overlook Biden’s massive failures.

So, what’s next for our current Commander-in-chief? And does RFK Jr. actually stand a chance in 2024?

Biden DOJ targets Tennessee for protecting kids from sex change ideology

On Tuesday’s “National Report,” Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti discusses how the DOJ filed a complaint challenging the new law that bans sex reassignment surgery for minors.

GOPers Order Blinken To Turn Over All Communications With Hunter Biden After Emails Show He Lied To Congress

Following revelations that he allegedly lied under oath to Congress, Secretary of State Antony Blinken is facing calls from Senate Republicans to turn over communication records related to Hunter Biden and his shady business engagements.

As documented in the Johnson-Grassley letter, Hunter emailed Blinken at his personal email address on May 22, 2015, asking if the then-deputy secretary of state was available to meet.

The Johnson-Grassley letter also raises questions regarding Blinken’s knowledge of Hunter’s role as a Burisma Holdings board member.

Republicans Debt Limit Bill Has “No Real Cuts” | Dr. Navarro Holds House Republicans Responsible

Viral Influencer Gloria Alvarez Fights Socialism

Socialism ALWAYS fails! But people don’t seem to learn.

“We always say, no, no, no, this is not going to happen here — until it does,” says Gloria Alvarez.

Gloria Alvarez is from Guatemala.

She’s watched parts of Latin America get wrecked by socialism.

Now she says the “moochers and looters” are gaining ground in the USA.

Now the viral influencer is running for President of Guatemala.

Taiwan would be ‘greatly outnumbered’ if conflict broke out tomorrow: Rep. Mike McCaul

Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, discusses the necessary military and economic deterrence needed to prevent communist China dominance.

McCarthy to Meet With Biden on Debt Ceiling

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., will meet with President Joe Biden on May 9 to discuss raising the debt ceiling after Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned that the United States could default on its debts as soon as June 1, CNN reported Tuesday.

According to the report, Biden called the four Congressional leaders, including McCarthy, on Monday requesting a meeting after Yellen notified lawmakers about the looming potential debt default.

Biden and McCarthy have not met since February even as House Republicans passed a bill last week that would raise the debt ceiling by $1.5 trillion but includes spending cuts and add work requirements to welfare programs that Democrats oppose, the report said.


My Abortion Pill Story – Natalia – I Saw My Baby

“I’m 20, and it was in March of last year when I found out that I was pregnant. When I brought the tablets home with me,

I was about seven weeks along, but I held onto those tablets for about three weeks. I wanted the baby’s father to be like ‘No it’s all right we can keep it’

Midwest Pro-Life March Is A Window To The Post-Dobbs Abortion Battle Embroiling States

Speakers called for justice for pregnant women and their unborn, highlighting the deadly effects of chemical abortions on women and their children as abortion drugs are federally endorsed and become increasingly available.

Fifty percent of America’s abortions are chemical; 670 of the unborn die daily by such methods.

“That number will only continue to increase, as that is the direction the abortion industry wants to head,” Barklage said. “

This is alarming, and should be the motivation we all need to remember the battle is not yet won.

”Just across the state line, Illinois supports the big business of abortion, providing a permissive and lenient atmosphere for abortion facilities and serving as a “destination location” for those looking to end the life of the unborn in neighboring states that have restricted or outlawed abortion.

Putin’s Bloody Missile Attack Is Horrifying | Col. Douglas Macgregor

Colonel Douglas Macgregor goes over Putin’s latest missile attack with Stephen Gardner that killed 1000 soldiers, wiped out tons of Ukraine ammunition for their spring offensive and destroyed close to 40 armored military vehicles.

We discuss Scott Ritter info on the spring offensive and Ukraine losing 7 to 1 casualties.