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Homeless man with 25 prior arrests busted in rape of NYC jogger, is suspect in two other sex crimes: sources
The 29-year-old suspect — who has yet to be charged in connection with any of the attacks — was taken into custody at the Port Authority bus station several hours after the assault, the sources said. Cops from the Port Authority Police Department spotted the suspect, who’d shaved his eyebrows, and took him into custody.
Police believe he raped, choked and robbed a 43-year-old woman while she was out for a run at Pier 45 around 5:30 a.m., according to the sources.
Cops tracked him down after he used stolen credit cards at a Target in Midtown to buy $39 worth of Red Bull energy drinks.
But police have been hunting for him since at least April, after he attacked a woman out on a run near West and Clarkson streets on March 27, according to sources.
The woman was jogging on Pier 40 around 6 a.m. when the suspect, who was on a bike, rode up to her, pushed her down, choked her and sexually assaulted her before swiping her cell phone and taking off, cops said at the time.
Wealthy Professionals Demand Quick End to Americans’ Title 42 Border Protections
That inflow of cheap-labor migrants is painful for many millions of blue-collar Americans who lose wage raises, decent workplace conditions, affordable rents, and high-tech, labor-saving investments.
Mayrokas’s massive inflow of migrants has also reduced the pressure on U.S employers to help pull millions of poor Americans out of addiction and back into the workforce:
But the healthcare professionals insist their upper-income progressive priorities — which are presented as healthcare claims — override the demand by Americans for enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws that officially curb the inflow of economic migrants. The letter claims:
By co-opting public health authority to advance immigration control objectives against the expertise of CDC scientists, and in opposition to public health guidance and best practice, the administration risks causing irreparable harm to the authority and impartiality of the CDC and of public health as a whole.
Yet the healthcare advocates repeatedly use their healthcare credentials to make a class-based political argument in favor of cheap-labor migration that takes much wealth from ordinary Americans:
Man Who Kidnapped, Assaulted Border Patrol Agent with Machete Gets 31 Years in Prison
The federal court convicted 37-year-old Fernando Angel Puga, aka “Cholo,” of Las Cruces, for one count of kidnapping; one count of carjacking resulting in serious bodily injury; and one count of transportation of a stolen vehicle in interstate commerce in May, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas.
A New Mexico state court’s jury found Puga not guilty of the attempted murder of Border Patrol Agent Lorenzo Hernandez in April, 2019, Breitbart Texas reported. The jury also found him not guilty on the charge of aggravated assault.
However, Puga’s co-conspirator Sergio Ivan Venegas-Quiñonez, a Mexican national, pleaded guilty to the state charge of attempted murder and received a sentence of up to nine years in prison.
Earlier this year, Venegas-Quiñonez pleaded guilty to the carjacking charged and received a sentence of 60 months in prison in September, the U.S. Attorney’s Office stated.
Shooting at NC-14 GOP candidate Pat Harrigan family home, none injured
Carolina Journal has learned that on Oct. 18, a shooting took place at the residence the parents of GOP congressional candidate Pat Harrigan, who is running against Democrat state Sen. Jeff Jackson in NC’s 14th congressional district.
CJ spoke with Harrigan campaign manager Brandon Craft, who said that someone shot into the Hickory residence and that the investigation has been on-going since that time.
Harrigan’s parents currently own and live in the home, but Craft said that Harrigan’s children were in the home when the incident occurred and the shot entered only a few feet from where the children were sleeping.
The event comes in the midst of a fairly negative campaign between the two NC-14 candidates, with Harrigan recently challenging Jackson to a debate in an open letter and Jackson questioning Harrigan’s residency in NC-14. While residency in the district is not required for congressional races, some voters consider it a negative if a candidate resides outside.
Tensions are high across the country, as well, with less than a week left until Election Day. This incident is just one in a pattern of recent attacks involving other elected officials, candidates, and their families, notably the attack on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi; a shooting at New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin’s home; and a reported assault of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Don Bolduc of New Hampshire at a campaign event Nov. 2.
Mom attacked in parking lot with baby in her arms; Suspect has charge dismissed
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. – Grainy surveillance video shows the moment a Riverside County mother was attacked with her baby in her arms.
Now, the mom who was attacked in the incident six months ago is demanding justice after she tells FOX 11 that the attacker from the May 2022 incident had a child endangerment charge dismissed.
Guevara says the attack stemmed from a domestic issue that her former friend was upset about. The former friend attacked Guevara as she had her then 1-year-old daughter in her arms in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Hemet.
As Guevara tries to heal physically and emotionally from the May 2022 attack, she tells FOX 11 the attacker was reportedly charged with misdemeanor child endangerment. However, on Monday, that case was dismissed by a Riverside County Superior Court Judge.
Why? Because there were no courtrooms available in Riverside County.
Chicago Cop Fatally Shoots Man Who Fired Gun During Chase in Old Town
On October 2, 2022, at about 5:00 a.m., a man flagged down an officer on patrol in the 400 block of West Blackhawk Street.
The man said someone just pointed a gun at them. Shortly thereafter, officers identified the individual described (20-year-old Antonio Calmese Jr.) and began to pursue him on foot.
Powerball jackpot: How to handle becoming a multimillionaire overnight
Becoming a multimillionaire overnight can come with its problems and winners can run the risk of spending all of their winnings, especially if they don’t keep their privacy or properly manage their assets, according to Emily Irwin, managing director for advice and planning at Wells Fargo’s Wealth & Investment Management.
After the winner or winners are announced, they have an opportunity to decide if they want to collect the prize in a lump sum or annual payout. This choice will matter depending on if the winner is known to be someone who saves versus someone who spends in extravagant ways or is likely to become a “bank” for their friends and family, Irwin said.
With that in mind, putting together a team of trusted financial advisers that are comfortable and skilled to work with such a significant amount of wealth is “critical,” according to Irwin.
That team, she said, should consist of an attorney, accountant, investment professional, someone who specializes in charitable giving and a trusted family confidant, all of whom can help someone make “financial decisions based on your goals and values.”
CA Border Patrol Agents Encountered Heavily Armed Suspected Smugglers During Routine Patrol
U.S. Border Patrol agents released a statement saying California agents “conducting routine patrol operations recently encountered several men suspected of being illegally present in the United States. Four of the men were heavily armed.”
“Agents patrolling along the international boundary deep ini the San Isidro Mountains encountered four individuals carrying AR-15 style rifles and loaded high-capacity magazines…when agents were seen responding, the men dropped the weapons and fled south toward Mexico” the statement read.
“This type of dangerous activity must not be tolerated,” said San Diego Chief Patrol Agent Aaron M. Heitke. “When events like this occur, we think of our fallen Border Patrol Agents Bryan Terry, Robert Rosas, and others who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to this nation.
US senators, in Kyiv visit, vow to continue bipartisan support after elections
KYIV – US Republican Senator Rob Portman and his Democratic colleague Chris Coons vowed that bipartisan support would continue for Ukraine after next week’s midterm congressional elections, as they travelled to Kyiv on Thursday.
The senators told reporters that they had “very positive” talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky, and that they had visited an energy facility that Mr Coons said had been hit by a Russian strike using an Iranian-supplied drone.
“We can now see that Putin’s goal is to get Ukraine afraid by trying to make the winter dark and cold,” Mr Coons said in the vast, chilly church that now doubled as a World Food Programme aid centre in Kyiv.
The visit comes amid speculation that the Republicans, seen as favourites to take control of the House of Representatives after Tuesday’s midterm elections, could dampen US support for Ukraine.
Joe Biden is like ‘political poison’
Fox News contributor Lara Trump says United States President Joe Biden is like “political poison”.
“Look it’s his policies that have put America in a horrible position that we’re in right now and if we’re being really honest, even in 2020 Joe Biden was that not popular,” Ms Trump told Sky News host Paul Murray.
“It looks really bad for Democrats.”
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Voters will serve ‘resounding verdict’ against Democrats’ ‘ideological agenda’: Sen. Tom Cotton
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., predicts the midterm elections will result in a ‘comfortable majority’ for Republicans in both the House and Senate.
Top House Republicans blister Homeland chief Mayorkas over censorship, personal honesty
In a blistering oversight letter, 16 prominent House Republicans are accusing the Homeland Security Department of using a private group to “silence narratives” during elections and directly challenging the honesty of Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas concerning allegations he made against border patrol agents.
“While the Administration publicly paused the creation of its Disinformation Governance Board, DHS continues to suppress dissenting viewpoints,” the lawmakers wrote, citing a series of Just the News articles last month that highlighted how Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) collaborated with and endorsed the censorship activities of a private consortium called the Election Integrity Partnership.
Just the News reported the collaboration led to numerous requests to social media companies to censor, throttle or label as disinformation content involving 20 news sites, two dozen conservative influencers and nearly 22 million tweets during the 2020 election.
The partnership recently announced it is back in action in 2022 and that some of its members got grants from the Biden administration.
Tucker Carlson: The left has run this country into the ground
Fox News host Tucker Carlson shreds President Joe Biden’s speech on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.
The Country Is In The Middle Of A Diesel Crisis — And The Biden Admin Is Making It Worse, Experts Say
The U.S. is facing a diesel shortage which is causing the Biden administration to consider taking action to shore up supplies as fuel refiners struggle to produce enough fuel to meet heavy demand.
Diesel supplies have become dangerously low due to recent refinery closures that have been exacerbated by the Biden administration’s regulations as well as increased fuel demand following the coronavirus pandemic, experts told the DCNF.
“There’s an enormous tax and regulatory burden that the Biden administration has put on refining along with other industries,” Josh Young, chief investment officer and founder of energy investment firm Bison Interests, told the DCNF.
“Emissions rules and general regulations have increased tremendously under the Biden administration, raising operating costs and causing some refineries to either shut down or not expand operations.”
Crude oil, which is pumped in the U.S. or imported, must be processed at refineries to produce distillate fuels like diesel and gasoline. The Biden administration has continuously imposed environmental policies to cut carbon emissions and achieve “environmental justice” which have damaged refiners’ output.
Russian Nuclear Submarine Successfully Test-Fires Bulava Ballistic Missile Amid Tensions With NATO
In another show of nuclear brinkmanship, both US and Russian nuclear submarines have positioned themselves in strategic locations, as the war in Ukraine shows no signs of abating.
Meanwhile, Russian nuclear submarine Generalissimus Suvorov successfully fired a Bulava ballistic missile from the White Sea at the Kura range as part of the final stage of state tests, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
“The crew of the newest strategic missile submarine Generalissimus Suvorov of the Borey-A project, successfully fired the Bulava ballistic missile as part of the final stage of state tests,” the statement says.
“Missile firing was carried out from a submerged position from the White Sea at the Kura training ground on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The flight of the Bulava ballistic missile took place in normal mode. According to the confirmed data of objective control, the warheads of the missile successfully arrived in the specified area of the Kura range,” the ministry noted.
Woman Whose Ambulance Was Blocked by Climate Extremists Declared Brain Dead by Doctors
It comes after efforts by emergency services to aid the woman in the immediate aftermath of the accident were said to be significantly delayed by climate protesters, who have now repeatedly blocked major roadways in the German capital.
According to a press release by Berlin law enforcement, the unnamed 44-year-old was pronounced brain dead in hospital this morning.
Meanwhile, the driver of the concrete mixer is meanwhile said to have been released from hospital, having himself been injured. The driver wasn’t injured by the accident itself, but was stabbed by a bystander after he got out of his cab to check on the cyclist. The exact motive for the stabbing immediately following the road collision is not yet clear.
Police say that they have arrested a 48-year-old they believe may have perpetrated the attack, who is now due to appear before a judge.
While it is unknown whether or not the delay in the rescue effort to aid the cyclist had any impact on her death, some have been quick to lambast the protesters in the wake of the accident, with even the country’s president coming out recently to challenge the methods of the climate extremists.
Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan shot in assassination attempt
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan is in a stable condition after he was shot at a political rally on Thursday.
“Two shots were fired – one on his inner calf, one on his inner thigh, and a person close to him there said ‘thankfully, no arteries damaged’,” said reporter Ashna Huryna.
Lapid instructs orderly transfer of power; Terror strikes Jerusalem’s old city TV7 Israel News 03.11
1) Three Israeli police officers sustained wounds in yet another terror attack – in Jerusalem’s Old city.
2) Members of the Palestinian Lion’s Den terror group are surrendering to the Palestinian Authority’s Security Forces for fear of the IDF’s nightly raids – as part of Operation Waves Breaker.
3) While Israel’s outgoing government’ members are coming to terms with the decisive victory of the pro-Netanyahu bloc; the Biden Administration is in no rush to proclaim Benjamin Netanyahu the victor.
Brazil: Peaceful Protests Attract Tens of Thousands Rejecting Corrupt Socialist President-Elect
The protests were heavily populated and reports on the ground describe them all as having an atmosphere of “euphoria,” “partying,” celebration, and whimsy. Several protests featured mass prayers for the country.
Police have not documented a single instance of violence, according to Brazilian media, at the protests Tuesday that occurred in plazas and other legal areas.
Roadblock protests on highways, which are illegal and Bolsonaro has condemned repeatedly, have also been surprisingly peaceful, with the exception of an incident in which an unnamed driver plowed into a crowd of conservatives, injuring 17 people, including two police officers and two children under 12.
The street protests on Wednesday followed two days of national trucker-led roadblocks demanding Lula not become president again. Bolsonaro, who did not speak for two days following the election and has yet to concede or mention Lula at all, has issued two statements supporting the protests and thanking protesters, but enthusiastically urging them to remain peaceful and not obstruct roadways.
One of the largest protests on Wednesday occurred in the nation’s largest city, Sao Paulo, where an estimated 30,700 people took the streets with signs reading “federal intervention” and anti-communist slogans, according to O Globo.
Trudeau Govt To Increase Migration Levels To 500,000 Per Year
According to Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, however, over 400,000 new immigrants to Canada are not enough to fill labour gaps and stated that there are around a million jobs that need to be filled, broadcaster CBC reports.
The government will look to further increase the rate of immigration to at least 500,000 per year by 2025, with immigrants allegedly being chosen based on their work experience or skills.
Of the over 400,000 migrants who arrived in Canada, just 62 per cent were economic class migrants, while 20 per cent were a result of chain migration or family unification and 15 per cent came as refugees and protected persons.
The surge of new arrivals in recent years to Canada has led to immigrants becoming nearly a quarter of the entire population of Canada according to the 2021 national census and statistics Canada projects that by 2041 over a third of all Canadians will be born abroad.
Around 8.3 million people living in Canada permanently are immigrants, the largest share of any country in the G7 and between 2016 and 2021 immigrants accounted for 71.1 per cent of Canada’s population growth.
TikTok Admits Chinese Employees Can Access Private Data of Users in UK, Europe
Concerns over whether data may be provided to the Chinese government have prompted authorities around the world, including the UK and the U.S., to examine the app. This week, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr called for TikTok to be banned in America.
According to Elaine Fox, TikTok’s privacy lead for Europe, a global team helped keep user experiences “consistent, enjoyable, and safe.” Fox further noted that although TikTok stores European user data in the U.S. and Singapore, “we allow certain employees within our corporate group located in Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and the United States remote access to TikTok European user data.”
Brendan Carr, a commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), called for TikTok to be banned in America earlier this week, stating: “I don’t believe there is a path forward for anything other than a ban.”
North Korea Fires Suspected ICBM, Warns U.S. Against ‘Dangerous’ Choices
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired multiple missiles into the sea on Thursday, including a possible failed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), prompting the United States and South Korea to extend air drills that have angered Pyongyang.
Despite an initial government warning that the apparent ICBM had flown over Japan, triggering warning alarms for some residents, Tokyo later said this was incorrect.
The launches came a day after the North fired a daily record 23 missiles, including one that landed off the coast of South Korea for the first time, and drew swift condemnation from Washington, Seoul and Tokyo.
Since Monday, South Korea and the United States have been conducting one of the largest air exercises ever, with hundreds of South Korean and U.S. warplanes, including F-35 fighters, staging around-the-clock simulated missions.
After Thursday’s ICBM launch, the allies agreed to extend the drills past Friday, when they had been scheduled to end, South Korea’s Air Force said in a statement.