Ajit Pai: FCC Launched ‘Full Investigation‘ Into Hawaii False Alarm Scare

Ajit Pai: FCC Launched ‘Full Investigation‘ Into Hawaii False Alarm Scare

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a "full investigation," and is examining steps to take so Hawaii does not get any more false alarms like the one that went out Saturday to warn a missile attack was imminent, chairman Ajit Pai said Monday. "We have launched a full investigation at the FCC," Pai told He also said he has been working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, elected officials, and […]

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Hawaii Agency Behind Erroneous Missile Alert Gets Death Threats

Hawaii Agency Behind Erroneous Missile Alert Gets Death Threats

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HIEMA) is receiving death threats following Saturday's false missile alert that panicked millions on the island, HIEMA's spokesman released a statement saying, "We understand that members of our community are angry about Saturday's false alarm, and we are looking at these messages as individuals blowing off steam. While we take any threat against our personnel seriously, we are doing our best not to escalate the […]

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Erdogan: We Will ‘Strangle‘ US-Backed Force in Syria ‘Before It‘s Even Born‘

Erdogan: We Will ‘Strangle‘ US-Backed Force in Syria ‘Before It‘s Even Born‘

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Monday to "strangle" a planned 30,000-strong U.S.-backed force in Syria "before it's even born," as Washington's backing for Kurdish fighters drove a wedge into relations with one of its main Middle East allies. The United States announced its support on Sunday for plans for a "border force" to defend territory held by U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led fighters in northern Syria. The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad […]

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Russia‘s Lavrov Lashes out at US at Annual Press Conference

Russia‘s Lavrov Lashes out at US at Annual Press Conference

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov repeatedly attacked the U.S. at his annual press conference Monday, accusing Washington of issuing ultimatums and failing to recognize "the reality of the emerging multipolar world." Lavrov said the past year had not been easy from a foreign policy perspective as he took questions on Syria, Ukraine, the Korean peninsula and other global issues, in a diplomatic round-up of 2017. "Unfortunately, our American colleagues and […]

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Rep. Jim Jordan: My Top 18 Questions on FBI, DOJ Corruption

Rep. Jim Jordan: My Top 18 Questions on FBI, DOJ Corruption

As the new year launches, there are 18 top questions to be answered about Russia and the FBI. The American people deserve to know whether or not top FBI officials put their fingers on the scales of justice. The American people deserve to know whether or not the FBI worked to protect one presidential candidate while harming another. The American people deserve to know the extent of Russian interference into […]

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Philippine News Website‘s License Revoked After Duterte Threat

Philippine News Website‘s License Revoked After Duterte Threat

The Philippine government has revoked the operating license of leading news website Rappler, officials said Monday in a ruling denounced by President Rodrigo Duterte's critics as the latest blow to press freedom. Rappler, set up in 2012, is among a clutch of Philippine news organizations that have sparred with Duterte over their critical coverage of his brutal drugs war. But the government rejected allegations that the ruling was an attack […]

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State Dept. Advises Americans Traveling to NKorea to Arrange Funeral Plans First

State Dept. Advises Americans Traveling to NKorea to Arrange Funeral Plans First

The State Department has updated its travel warning for North Korea to advise Americans to plan their funerals before entering the country. On the  for North Korea, it warns American citizens that "individuals cannot use a U.S. passport to travel to, in, or through North Korea without a special validation from the Department of State." If an individual does obtain a special validation to the country, the department recommends that […]

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Cardinal Dolan: MLK Would ‘Remind Us That No Country Is a Hole‘

Cardinal Dolan: MLK Would ‘Remind Us That No Country Is a Hole‘

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Monday praised Martin Luther King Jr. and took a swat at President Donald Trump all in one tweet. Rev. King, my fellow pastor, we miss you more than ever. You so powerfully upheld the dignity of every human person, made in God’s image and likeness. You would remind us today that no country is a “hole,” no person unworthy of respect. — Cardinal Dolan () The […]

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Lebanon Bans ‘The Post‘ Over Director Spielberg Being on ‘Boycott Israel‘ List

Lebanon Bans ‘The Post‘ Over Director Spielberg Being on ‘Boycott Israel‘ List

Lebanon has banned the movie "The Post" days before the movie was scheduled to premiere in Beirut, a source told The movie's director, Steven Spielberg, is on the country's "Boycott Israel" list because of his 1993 film "Schindler's List," which contained scenes that were filmed in Jerusalem. The movie was presented to the country's censorship board, which banned the film, a source involved in the movie's international rollout told the Reporter. […]

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Prejudice, Racism Is ‘Unambiguously Bad‘ for Any Economy

Prejudice, Racism Is ‘Unambiguously Bad‘ for Any Economy

President Donald Trump declared at his Florida golf club on Sunday that he was, quote, The statement followed allegations of President Trump’s “remarks” he, again, allegedly made about Haiti and Africa last week during a private meeting where the subject of the meeting was that Congress is currently seeking a bipartisan compromise The incident has prompted forthright condemnation from both the   and , while politicians from both main U.S. parties […]

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