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FCC Designates Huawei, ZTE National Security Threats

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday designated Chinese telecommunication giants Huawei and ZTE as national security threats.

India Bans TikTok, Dozens of Other Chinese Apps

Indian gov't bans 59 apps developed by Chinese firms over concerns the apps were engaging in activities that threatened national security & defence of India

Lebanese President Warns of Civil War Climate as Unrest Grows Amid Economic Downfall

Lebanese President issues warning of an ‘atmosphere of civil war’ as unrest continues to rise; As Lebanese pound declines nearly 75% since last October.

Belgian Protesters at Anti-Annexation Rally Call for ‘War Against Jews’

Protesters at an anti-annexation rally in Belgium Sunday were heard shouting anti-Semitic chants including calling for “war against the Jews in the streets”

Pastor Beaten by Mob, Church Set on Fire as Violent Christian Persecution Escalates in India

India has seen a sudden increase in attacks on Christians as more people are circulating since the COVID-19 lockdown was lifted.

Violence & Antisemitism: Groups in U.S. Call for ‘Day of Rage’ Rallies Against Israel

"There is every reason to believe that the planned July 1 ‘Day of Rage’ will be a day of violence and antisemitism, commensurate with… the word ‘rage,'"

Sweden: Teen Gets Away with Probation After Torching 21 Vehicles in One Night

A young man has been convicted and sentenced to “protective supervision” after setting several fires that led to the destruction or damage of 21 vehicles.

Report: Apple Caught China-Owned TikTok Spying on Millions of iPhone Users

Report published suggests the China-owned TikTok was spying on users through a vulnerability in the latest version of Apple’s iOS smartphone firmware.

Minneapolis City Council Unanimously Approves Charter Amendment To Cut Police

Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to approve an amendment eliminating requirements from the city’s charter for the city to have a police department

Trump Signs Executive Order Protecting Monuments; Barr Creates Task Force To Tackle Extremists, Includes Antifa

President Trump & AG Barr both took new steps Friday to combat extremists wreaking havoc across US in recent weeks and to protect America’s monuments.

Six people, Including Police Officer, Stabbed in Scotland; Suspect Dead, Cops say

Police shot & killed a suspect involved in a stabbing incident in which 6 people, including 1 officer, were injured in Glasgow, Scottland, authorities said.

Satellite Imagery Shows China Building Up Military Presence in Galwan Valley Days After Deadly Clash with India

satellite imagery from disputed border area of the Himalayas between China and India shows evidence China has been building up its military presence.

UK Labour Education Spokeswoman Fired for Sharing Anti-Semitic Conspiracy

British opposition Labour Party leader fired his education spokeswoman Thursday after she shared what he called an "antisemitic conspiracy theory."

Illegal London Street Party Turns Violent, Rioters Smash Police Cars; At Least 22 Cops Injured

Illegal London street party turned into a violent anti-police riot when officers tried to shut it down; Scotland Yard says at least 22 officers were injured

Family Research Council Addresses Christian ‘Genocide’ in Nigeria; Calling it a ‘Bloodbath’

Family Research Council denounces “bloodbath” in Nigeria, as radical Islamists carry out largely unreported slaughter of the nation’s Christians.

AG Barr: 500 Investigations Underway Into Riots, Antifa: They Want To ‘Tear Down’ The US

AG Barr says DOJ has hundreds of investigations underway into violent riots that have occurred across the US, including into the far-left extremist Antifa.

Venezuelan Warns US: Socialist Destruction Starts with Tearing Down Statues & Censorship

A Venezuelan activist is warning Americans that the torching and toppling of historical statues could be a sign of what lies ahead - loss of US to Socialism

All COVID vaccines using aborted-baby stem cells, group warns

As Trump admin expresses optimism about Covid-19 vaccine development, a religious-liberty group warns top vaccines are made with "aborted baby cell lines."

Trump Announces Troops Moving From Germany To Poland, Accuses Germany Of ‘Delinquency’

President Trump announced Wednesday that thousands of US troops would move from Germany to Poland, thanks to what Trump called Germany’s “delinquency.”

Ban on Praying & Protesting Outside Abortion Clinics Discussed in UK Parliament

Labor Party MP raises topic of abortion clinic buffer zones in the UK House of Commons; Fiona Bruce responded that such a law would damage free speech.

US Sanctions Iranian Oil Tankers Delivering Oil to Venezuela

The US Wednesday imposed sanctions on 5 Iranian ship captains who delivered oil to Venezuela; Pompeo reaffirms Washington's backing Juan Guaido.

Mexico 7.4 Earthquake Death Toll Rises, Worker at Oil Refinery Dies After Falling From Plant Structure

Mexico rattled by powerful earthquake Tuesday morning killing at least 2 people & triggering tsunami alert for Pacific coastlines along Central America.

Trump: I’ve ‘Authorized’ Federal Arrests for Vandalizing Statues; Says up to 10 Years in Prison

Trump announces he has “authorized” the federal government to arrest those who vandalize or destroy federal property in accordance with existing laws.

Hong Kong Pastors Face Arrest, Extradition to China with New Security Laws: Watchdog

China’s blueprint for national security in Hong Kong puts pro-democracy activists, including pastors, at risk of being extradited & tried in mainland China.

China FURY: World on brink as India taunts Beijing over secret deaths

BEIJING has deleted online news detailing the real death toll from the deadly clash with India in the Galwan Valley, censoring comments by India's PM Modi.

Indian Troops Given ‘Fire At Will’ Orders Against Chinese Troops If Threatened, Enraging Beijing

Beijing enraged over Indian media reports its Army was given orders to shoot or use "complete freedom of action" in hostile engagements with Chinese forces.

New York City Shootings Surge 358% Compared To Last Year; Top Cops Warn of ‘Storm on the Horizon’

NYPD reports a staggering increase in shooting numbers, and injuries, as officials warn there’s “a storm on the horizon” – say changes must be made.

The Iranian Rial Falls to Lowest Value Ever, Largely Due to US Sanctions and COVID-19

The rial reaches an all-time low amid ongoing US sanctions and the effects of COVID-19; The rial has depreciated in value a reported 600% since 2015.

Ken Ham: Britain Now Says Puberty Blocker Risks “Unknown”

The UK has now updated its policy to say that “little is known” about the long-term mental and physical effects of taking puberty blockers.

Drug Checks in German City Spark Riot; Storefronts Smashed, Police Attacked

A drug check in Stuttgart, Germany, turned violent as hundreds of people started vandalizing shops and attacking police officers.

Britain Says Stabbing Attack in Town Park was Terrorism

A stabbing rampage in the southern English town of Reading in which three people were killed and others wounded was an act of terrorism, police said on Sunday, calling the attack in a sunny park an atrocity.

Pompeo says UN Human Rights Council Hits ‘New Low’ with Anti-US Resolution on Race, Police

Pompeo criticizes UN Human Rights Council, after the controversial organization passed a resolution criticizing the state of policing and race in the US

UN Shares Antifa Flag, Tells US Antifa Has Right to ‘Peaceful Assembly’

United Nations “experts” slam the President’s call to label Antifa a terrorist organization, claiming it'll undermine Antifa’s right of “peaceful assembly”

China: ‘Extremely Dangerous for India’ to Boycott Chinese Products

China says Indians’ demands to boycott Chinese entities following a deadly clash between the two countries’ on Monday are “extremely dangerous for India”

Iran Destroys Targets at Distance of 170 Miles in Recent Cruise Missile Test

Iran’s Navy successfully struck targets in Gulf of Oman & Indian Ocean during a recent cruise missile test; Claims missiles can outreach distance of test.

Syrian Chemical Weapons Agency Sought Illicit WMD Tech in Germany

The SSRC, an agency the US gov't says builds chemical weapons for Assad regime, made attempts last year to obtain illegal WMD technology in Germany.

EU Urges US to Join New Israeli-Palestinian Peace Push, Rejects Trump Plan

EU foreign ministers urge US to join a new effort to breathe life into long-stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinians, but reject Trump peace plan

Russian Bombers Intercepted Off Alaska Coast for 2nd Time in a Week

Four Russian “Bear” bombers were intercepted off the coast of Alaska for the second time in a week, NORAD said Wednesday.

In first, EU Nixes Grant to Palestinian NGO Refusing to Sign Anti-Terror Clause

EU cancels grant to Palestinian nonprofit for refusing to sign clause obligating it to ensure no terrorist orgs benefit from the funded programs.

United Airlines Says Passengers Who Don’t Wear Masks Will Be Put On ‘Internal Travel Restriction List’

Starting on June 18, any passenger that does not comply when onboard a United flight by wearing a mask will be placed on an internal travel restriction list

Reports: Biggest Clash Between China, India in over 50 Years Leaves at Least 50 Casualties

Indian news sources reported as many as 50 PLA fighters died in an hours-long brawl between the two countries’ border soldiers on Monday.

North Korea Blows Up South Korea Liaison Office: Seoul

South Korea said Tuesday that North Korea’s military demolished an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the tense Korean border.