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September 10, 2017
TAMPA BAY TIMES — Streets throughout downtown had been empty for hours and people were returning to their homes to ride out Hurricane Irma ahead of the city's 6 p.m. curfew. But what they spotted on the way was too much to pass up for some people, including 10-year-old Felix Carrillo and his mom, Hilda Carillo.... (more)


September 10, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — President Trump and members of his Cabinet bowed their heads in prayer as they met at Camp David in Maryland before the president offered words of support for those impacted and still threatened by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.... (more)


September 10, 2017
NEWSMAX — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asked President Donald Trump in one of their first meetings to stop his talk of "draining the swamp," according to former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon.... (more)


September 10, 2017
THE TELEGRAPH — North Korea's sudden advancement in developing nuclear weapons may be due to secret support from Iran, British officials fear. The Foreign Office is investigating whether "current and former nuclear states" helped Kim Jong-Un in his drive to mount nuclear warheads on missiles.... (more)


September 10, 2017
FOX NEWS — Fresh evidence submitted in a major 9/11 lawsuit moving forward against the Saudi Arabian government reveals its embassy in Washington may have funded a "dry run" for the hijackings carried out by two Saudi employees, further reinforcing the claim employees and agents of the kingdom directed and aided the 9/11 hijackers and plotters.... (more)


September 9, 2017


September 9, 2017
AP NEWS — Hurricane Irma's leading edges whipped palm trees and kicked up the surf as it spun toward Florida with 125 mph winds Saturday on a projected new track that could subject Tampa -- not Miami -- to the storm's worst fury. Tampa has not taken a direct hit from a major hurricane in nearly a century. The westward swing away from Miami in the overnight forecast caught many people off guard along Florida's Gulf coast and triggered an abrupt shift in storm preparations. A major round of evacuations was ordered in the Tampa area, and shelters there soon began filling up.... (more)


September 9, 2017
DAILY MAIL — The largest evacuation in US history is under way with more than 5.6million people being told to leave their Florida homes before Hurricane Irma strikes. The state's governor, Rick Scott, urged people who had not left yet to leave as soon as possible. He warned those who plan to stay that they may have to ride out the dangerous storm at their own risk.... (more)


September 9, 2017
TIME — Indonesia, the world's biggest Muslim-majority country, has a constitution that recognizes other major religions, and practices a syncretic form of Islam that draws on not just the faith's tenets but local spiritual and cultural traditions. As a result, the nation has long been a voice of, and for, moderation in the Islamic world.... (more)


September 9, 2017
NEWSMAX — Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence seemed to suggest that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are due to Mother Nature showing her "rage" at President Donald Trump and others who do not believe that humans are causing climate change. Lawrence spoke with the UK's Channel 4 about her new movie "Mother!" Near the end of the interview, the subject of American politics was broached.... (more)


September 9, 2017
BYRON YORK — Commentary on the DACA controversy frequently notes that the nation's nearly 700,000 so-called Dreamers are a law-abiding group. But a new bill to give DACA recipients full legal status, sponsored by Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake and Democratic Sens. Richard Durbin and Chuck Schumer, would allow newly legalized Dreamers to have many run-ins with the law -- arrests, charges, convictions -- and still receive benefits. Schumer, the Democratic leader, is demanding quick passage.... (more)


September 9, 2017
BOB UNRUH — The list of defenders of Colorado baker Jack Phillips in his case against Colorado's order that he promote same-sex marriage in violation of his faith reads like a who's who of America's leaders. First, the Department of Justice has come down on Phillips' side in his dispute with the state over his decision to not create a wedding cake for a couple.... (more)


September 9, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — The Trump Justice Department has once again cleared former IRS senior executive Lois G. Lerner of criminal liability stemming from the tea party targeting. In a letter to top Republicans, Assistant Attorney General Stephen E. Boyd said they re-reviewed the case and concluded there isn't enough evidence to charge Ms. Lerner, who was at the center of the targeting.... (more)


September 9, 2017
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY — Former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton waged an illegal war in Libya that created a vacuum into which all sorts of terrorists flooded, thus helping Islamic State destabilizing the region. It has always struck me as odd that Clinton was never asked about this in the presidential debates, and that Obama seems to have made this war -- on which he was campaigning right up until Benghazi -- not stick to him.... (more)


September 8, 2017
THE NEW YORKER — he United States has no diplomatic relations with North Korea, so there is no embassy in Washington, but for years the two countries have relied on the "New York channel," an office inside North Korea's mission to the United Nations, to handle the unavoidable parts of our nonexistent relationship. The office has, among other things, negotiated the release of prisoners and held informal talks about nuclear tensions. In April, I contacted the New York channel and requested permission to visit Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.... (more)


September 7, 2017
NEWSMAX — President Donald Trump has given military orders for U.S. forces to shoot down and destroy any missile launched from North Korea and moving toward the continental United States, Hawaii, and Guam. Sources close to the president's national security team tell Newsmax the order was given to Pentagon brass in the wake of last month's threat by North Korea to fire a ballistic missile aimed at Guam, a U.S. territory.... (more)


September 7, 2017
NEWSMAX — Hurricane Irma barreled toward vulnerable Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida. With winds of around 185 miles per hour (290 km per hour), the storm has smashed through several small islands in the northeast Caribbean in recent days, including Barbuda, Saint Martin and the British and U.S. Virgin Islands, ripping down trees and flattening homes and hospitals.... (more)


September 7, 2017
USA TODAY — Deadly Hurricane Irma has moved within striking distance of south Florida, where residents are boarding up homes, grabbing dwindling supplies of bottled water, and battling fuel shortages as evacuees sought to get out of harm's way.... (more)


September 7, 2017
NEWSMAX — For the first time in modern history, three hurricanes in the Atlantic are lined up to make landfall at the same time, according to the National Hurricane Center. Specialist Eric Blake tweeted out the event, marveling he'd "never seen anything like this in the modern record."... (more)


September 7, 2017
NEWSMAX — A Republican senator blasted the deal President Donald Trump brokered with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., regarding the debt ceiling.... (more)


September 7, 2017
WORLDNETDAILY — In another move to reverse President Obama's "climate change" agenda, President Trump shut down an advisory committee under the direction of NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.... (more)


September 7, 2017
NEW SCIENTIST — Ditch the hat and scarf -- it's not fooling anyone. Face recognition software can now see through your cunning disguise -- even you are wearing a mask. Amarjot Singh at the University of Cambridge and his colleagues trained a machine learning algorithm to locate 14 key facial points. These are the points the human brain pays most attention to when we look at someone's face.... (more)


September 7, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — More than 6,500 people registered to vote in New Hampshire on Nov. 8 using out-of-state driver's licenses, and since then the vast majority have neither obtained an in-state license nor registered a motor vehicle. Conservatives say the state's same-day registration is an invitation for fraud because of loose proof-of-residence rules.... (more)


September 7, 2017
DAILY MAIL — Mass evacuations are underway today after Hurricane Irma slammed into the Caribbean with 185 mph winds as aid agencies braced for a 'major humanitarian response'. America's National Hurricane Center said Irma had strengthened into a dangerous Category 5 storm as it made its first landfall in islands of northeast Caribbean on a path that could take it to the United States - causing thousands to start panic buying and preparing to evacuate.... (more)


September 7, 2017
CHELSEA SCHILLING — Leftists on social media are taking their intense hatred of Donald Trump to a whole new level, accusing the president of manufacturing hurricanes as part of a devious plot to wipe out Hispanic and black Americans.... (more)