This Marjorie Taylor Greene opponent is Republicans’ best shot at unseating her — if they want to

A first-time candidate and the most formidable of Greene’s five primary opponents, Strahan has the backing of the Republican Jewish Coalition PAC and the PACs of some major local and national businesses, including UPS and International Paper. VIEW PAC — the leading organization dedicated to recruiting and electing Republican women to Congress — is opposing … Read more

Biden’s North Korea strategy is a long way from Trump’s showy diplomacy

And during a news conference here Saturday, he did not sound particularly eager for a handshake with the North Korean despot. “That would depend on whether he’s sincere and whether he’s serious,” Biden said when asked whether he’d be willing to meet Kim. The days of glitzy, leader-to-leader summits and other photo ops that defined … Read more

How Musk’s Twitter takeover plans shook Wall Street and social media

Elon Musk wears many hats as Tesla CEO, SpaceX CEO, and founder of the Boring Company and Neuralink. He’s also a prolific Twitter user. The news that Musk made a $44 billion offer to buy Twitter and potentially become the social media company’s CEO has sent shock waves through Wall Street and social media. “Forty-four … Read more

AOC touts ‘zero emission’ engagement ring

Super-woke Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez boasts that her new engagement ring is made from “recycled gold” and is “zero emission.” The just-engaged socialist made the claim on Twitter in response to a follower who warned that “your ring gotta be made of tinfoil otherwise the right’s gonna flip.” On Thursday AOC confirmed she will marry longtime … Read more

An author who studies diverse democracies shares what he sees as the future of the US

CNN  —  An army of commentators have rightly condemned a belief called “replacement theory,” which a young White man cited before killing 10 people, most of them Black, Saturday at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Those who subscribe to the theory – many of them White conservatives – believe a secret group of elites … Read more

Biden signs $40 billion aid package to Ukraine while in Seoul

The Senate passed it following Biden’s departure from Washington. The confirmation that Biden had signed the bill came as the President attended a state dinner with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol. Biden signed the aid package off camera earlier Saturday, along with a bill to improve access to baby formula for families in need. … Read more

North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday it found nearly 220,000 more people with feverish symptoms, even as leader Kim Jong Un claimed progress in slowing a largely undiagnosed spread of COVID-19 across his unvaccinated population and hinted at easing virus restrictions to nurse a decaying economy. The outbreak has caused concern about … Read more

Michigan tornado: Governor declares state of emergency after powerful tornado rips through northern city

CNN — A powerful tornado killed one person Friday as it ripped roofs off buildings and flipped cars in a northern Michigan town, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency for the area. The twister also injured more than 40 people as it tore through the town of Gaylord, which sits about 60 … Read more

US likely to keep 100,000 troops in Europe for foreseeable future in face of Russian threat, US officials say

The numbers could temporarily increase if NATO carries out more military exercises in the region, and the US could add additional bases in Europe if the security environment changes, the officials added. The plans are being considered following Thursday’s meeting of NATO’s military chiefs in Brussels, the officials said. The military chiefs are making the … Read more

Rudy Giuliani meets with January 6 committee for more than 9 hours

Giuliani’s original deposition with the committee had been postponed after the former New York City mayor asked to record the interview, with both audio and video. At the time, Giuliani’s attorney Robert Costello said the committee rejected that request. Despite Giuliani backing out of the original deposition, the two sides continued to negotiate an appearance, … Read more