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DOJ charges Proud Boys leaders with seditious conspiracy over Jan. 6 attack

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 Nathan Howard/Getty Images

The seditious conspiracy charges, announced in a grand jury indictment returned Monday, escalate the case against the Proud Boys and their leader Enrique Tarrio, who now face some of the most severe charges related to the attack on the Capitol.

The Justice Department unveiled similar seditious conspiracy charges against an anti-government militia group, the Oath Keepers and their leader Stewart Rhodes, in January 2022.

The new indictment also included a second charge against the group: conspiracy to prevent the police and Congress from discharging their official duties.

The indictment underscores DOJ’s contention that the Proud Boys played a central role in stoking and amplifying the violence on Jan. 6. Prosecutors say the group “directed” and “mobilized” the crowd and helped move people toward the foot of the Capitol by removing barriers.

Media chief who BURIED Epstein scandal to produce Jan. 6 PRIMETIME hearing

The House of Representatives’ January 6 Committee is going into full propaganda mode this Thursday.

As the hearings begin, Glenn explains how the Committee has made sure to make them into a primetime, made-for-TV night to remember, filled with shock, scandal, and suspense.

And in order to guarantee that Americans get the narrative, the Committee has enlisted former ABC News chief James Goldston to produce the special.

Strangely enough, Glenn points out, that’s the same James Goldston who buried the Jeffrey Epstein scandal when it broke. What are the odds..?

Fewer people blame Trump for Jan. 6: Poll

The results seem to indicate that the House Jan. 6 select committee has some work to do regarding the shift in public opinion as it prepares for its first public hearing this Thursday.

A series of six to eight hearings are expected to take place throughout June, with the goal of making a case to the public about the committee’s findings over the past year.

The committee is composed of seven Democrats and two Republicans, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), who broke with party leadership after Republicans decided to boycott the panel.

Authorities in pursuit of carjacking suspect in LA County

Authorities are in pursuit of a carjacking suspect in LA County. We’re live with Stu Mundel up in SkyFOX. MORE: https://www.foxla.com/news/police-pur…

California security surveillance company curbs crime through AI, real-time human intervention, CEO says

Property crime has increased in several major cities across California in recent years. San Francisco, for example, has repeatedly had the most property crime among the 25 largest U.S. cities in four of the last six years, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Deep Sentinel, founded in 2016, uses smart security cameras with AI. If potential threats are detected, human guards are alerted and can speak directly to potential criminals with two-way audio and contact police.

“We use a combination of different types of technology to detect potential suspicious activity before it turns into a crime,” Selinger said. “And then in real time, we have live human being guards who are notified.”

“All it takes is letting someone know who is about to commit a crime that they’re watching and the police are on their way, and they stop,” Selinger continued.

Hochul approves gun control bill regulating semi-automatic rifles

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed off on a gun control bill on Monday, placing tighter restrictions on gun ownership amid a series of shootings across the country.

The legislation allows New York to regulate semi-automatic rifles in the same way it regulates semi-automatic pistols, requiring gun owners to have permits to possess semi-automatic rifles and requiring applicants to be at least 21 years old.

Other measures include outlawing body armor for everyone except law enforcement and first responders, as well as people whose employment requires them to wear armor. An expansion of New York’s “red flag” law, which prevents people who show signs of being a threat to themselves or others from purchasing or possessing any kind of gun, was also included in the bill.

Chattanooga mayor pledges to get crime under control after deadly weekend shooting

A memorial is set up near the scene of shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee , that left three people dead and 14 others injured. (Fox News)
A memorial is set up near the scene of shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee , that left three people dead and 14 others injured. (Fox News)

Tim Kelly joined “Americas Newsroom” to discuss the need to get tougher on crime to stop mass shootings.

I am committed to funding the department for anything and everything that it needs to combat the problem here,” Kelly said.

Chattanooga Police Chief Celeste Murphy said 14 people were gunshot victims during Sunday’s incident, while three other people were struck by vehicles. Two people died from gunshot wounds and a third person died from injuries sustained when they were struck by a vehicle fleeing the scene, according to reporting from Fox 13.

Police suspect that multiple shooters were involved in the incident near Mary’s Bar and Grill on McCallie Avenue just after 2 A.M. Sunday, with several of the victims remaining in critical condition.

Tennessee woman allegedly fires gunshots into house with children inside

Mugshot of shooting suspect Johari Jacoria Jenkins (Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
Mugshot of shooting suspect Johari Jacoria Jenkins (Shelby County Sheriff’s Office)

Johari Jenkins, 23, of Memphis was charged in May with multiple counts of criminal attempt first-degree murder and aggravated assault, as well as other things, according to court records reported on by local Fox 13.

Memphis Police were called to a woman’s home May 2 after she reported that a suspect, later identified as Jenkins, allegedly fired gunshots into the house where she was with her three children.

Jenkins later went to the breezeway on the second floor and allegedly fired four to five more times through the living room window.

Investigators also spoke with a witness who said she heard the shots from a nearby apartment. The witness reportedly told police that she heard Jenskins yell, “Since I already got a charge on me, I might as well get another one today by killing you and your kids, b***h.”

Philadelphia mass shooting: Video shows stampede of screaming people flee South Street

Video shows stampede on South Street in Philadelphia during mass shooting.  ( southstphilly/Instagram )
Video shows stampede on South Street in Philadelphia during mass shooting.  ( southstphilly/Instagram )

Video footage posted to social media shows South Street bustling with people late Saturday night before screams rang out. A stampede of people then ran from the area, the video shows.   

The South Street shooting left three dead and 11 injured in the city’s Queen Village neighborhood. South Street is one of Philadelphia’s most popular areas, boasting bars, restaurants and an eclectic array of shops and stores. 

“We are expecting to approve charges later today for at least two people in connection to what we anticipate are non-fatal shootings,” Krasner said.

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said Sunday at a press conference that the “genesis” of the shooting could have stemmed from a fight between one of the deceased males and another man. 

Biden’s crime crisis worsens

President Joe Biden’s crime crisis worsens and Democrat lawmakers refuse to take responsibility for their policies leading to these violent outcomes. Jason Rantz discussed the issue on the Faulkner Focus. (June 6, 2022)

Concern for judges’ safety grows following ‘targeted attack’ in Wisconsin

Constitutional law attorney Jonathan Turley discusses the growing calls for stronger judicial protections and provides analysis of the trial of Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann.

VIDEO: Two Workers Attacked with Chain Inside Manhattan Store

The incident occurred at 1:40 p.m. inside the store located at 27th Street and 6th avenue, ABC 7 reported Friday.

According to officers, a man allegedly stole approximately $1,745 worth of items and, as he left the shop, threatened to hurt the workers on duty at the time.

“Then about 10 minutes later, he returned with a bike chain and started swinging,” the outlet said.

Video footage showed the suspect wearing a white t-shirt and a backward baseball cap leaning over the counter with the chain.

WATCH – Police: 12-Year-Old Michigan Boy Sticks up Gas Station at Gunpoint, Fires Shot

A still image taken from surveillance video shows a boy rob a gas station in Hartford at gunpoint on June 1, 2022.
A still image taken from surveillance video shows a boy rob a gas station in Hartford at gunpoint on June 1, 2022.

After Jessica asks if the suspect is “serious,” he aims the gun at the ceiling before firing off a shot, and the employee subsequently retrieves a small bag holding money from the safe, according to the video. 

“Here, get out,” she says, placing the bag in his backpack, the footage showed. The boy made off with thousands of dollars, police said. 

“It was a kid! It was just a little boy with a black bag! … He was just a little boy. He was probably like, I don’t know, like maybe 10? Ten or 11?” the clerk said in her 911 call, according to WOOD-TV. “He was so young. I didn’t know what — I thought he was (expletive) with me.”

California: No. 1 in Gun Control, No. 1 in ‘Active Shooter Incidents’

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

An FBI report on ‘Active Shooter Incidents’ in 2021 shows that California was the number one state for such incidents, with six incidents total.

California is also number one for gun law strength, the Mike Bloomberg-affiliated Everytown for Gun Safety noted.

According to the FBI, there were 61 “active shooter incidents” across the country in 2021 and 12 of the incidents met the definition of a “mass killing.”

California led the nation with six “active shooter incidents.”

Migrant in potentially the largest caravan ever demands Biden keep asylum promise

Migrants walk in a caravan heading to Mexico City, in Pijijiapan, Mexico in 2021. The new caravan is expected to be the largest ever.
Migrants walk in a caravan heading to Mexico City, in Pijijiapan, Mexico in 2021. The new caravan is expected to be the largest ever.

“He promised the Haitian community he will help them,” the migrants, who were interviewed by Fox News Friday, said. “He will recall Title 42. He will help us have real asylum.”

The migrant is taking part in a caravan that could become the largest ever to reach the U.S. southern border, with the current number of close to 10,000 migrants, is expected to swell to about 15,000 before it reaches the border.

“We consider we are around 9,500, it measures 51/2 km from the start to the end, people keep on joining, in the first police check there were approx 100-150 national guard, INM, state police and let us through freely,” the caravan’s organizer, Luis Villagran told Fox News Monday.

D-Day 78 years later: How FDR’s powerful prayer united Americans

Reinforcements disembark from a landing barge in Normandy during the Allied Invasion of France on D-Day. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Reinforcements disembark from a landing barge in Normandy during the Allied Invasion of France on D-Day. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

“Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our republic, our religion and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity,” FDR said resolutely on D-Day, leading a prayer that crackled from radios coast to coast and to service members and occupied nations around the globe.

Now, 78 years later, some Americans believe that his stirring call to spiritual arms can unite the nation once again and pay tribute to the sacrifice and commitment of our military and veterans.

Roosevelt called for the spiritual mobilization of the American people as the massive D-Day invasion force stormed by air and sea into Normandy, France. 

An estimated 100 million people worldwide heard Roosevelt’s plea over the airwaves, said Long of the D-Day Prayer Project, including many of those living in fear in Nazi-occupied Europe.

Several sources called FDR’s faith-filled entreaties that day and the resulting response the largest mass prayer in human history. 

The text of it was reported the next day on the front page of almost every newspaper in America. 

D-Day in Photos: ‘The Free Men of the World Are Marching Together to Victory’

With a U.S. tank unit in England getting ready for D-Day in 1944, left to right are: Captain Leonard Brusky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Sergeant Wilfred F. Thomas, Wisconsin, Sergeant Frank L. Niner, Louisville, Kentucky, Pfc Harry H. Smith, Louisville, Kentucky, and Private Louis W. Louisville Kentucky. (AP Photo)
With a U.S. tank unit in England getting ready for D-Day in 1944, left to right are: Captain Leonard Brusky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Sergeant Wilfred F. Thomas, Wisconsin, Sergeant Frank L. Niner, Louisville, Kentucky, Pfc Harry H. Smith, Louisville, Kentucky, and Private Louis W. Louisville Kentucky. (AP Photo)

Codenamed “Operation Overlord,” the Battle of Normandy was the largest amphibious invasion in human history. The mission: to liberate a continent suffering for four years under the murderous dictatorship of a racist totalitarian regime bent on world domination.

On the eve of the battle, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower told the Allied troops in a broadcast message: “You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.”

“The tide has turned,” he told them. “The free men of the world are marching together to victory. Good luck! And let us all beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.”

No Benign Explanation: Three Clear Bits of Evidence That This Has Nothing to Do With Health [VIDEO]

If this were about public health, there are three groups you would not give these so-called vaccines to.

– Those who have been infected and recovered. There is no dispute, not even with governments and their advisors, that those people are now immune.

– Pregnant women. Thalidomide has shown us that developing fetuses are not protected in a mother’s womb but, in fact, at certain points are very vulnerable to external chemical threats.

– Healthy youngsters. Two years later, scientists still can’t seem to find a previously healthy child who contracted COVID and died because of it.

Dr. Mike Yeadon: “If this was to do with public health, you wouldn’t have done any of the things they’re doing, and you can’t come up with a benign explanation.”

Some Rays Players Choose Not to Wear LGBTQ Pride Night Patches, Citing Religious Faith

Julio Aguilar/Getty Images
Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash addressed it after Sunday’s game, saying he doesn’t think it’ll negatively impact the clubhouse because discussions among the players over past few weeks were constructive and emphasized the value of differing perspectives.

“First and foremost, I think the organization has done a really good thing to have Pride Night’s supporting our gay community to come out and have a nice night at the ballpark,” Cash said. “Impressed that our players have had those conversions and we want to support our players that choose to wear or choose not to wear to the best of our capabilities.”

Reliever Jason Adam was among those who opted out, and said it was a “faith-based decision” for him.

Sussmann outcome wasn’t a ‘just verdict’: Former national intelligence director

Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe is ‘optimistic’ John Durham’s investigation into the Russiagate probe and Hillary Clinton’s involvement can expand indictments.

Politics:

Mark Levin: Mass shootings are a failure of the ‘ruling class’

Fox News host Mark Levin says the U.S. Constitution has been breached ‘constantly’ and slams the ‘ruling class’ for being ‘anti-American’ on ‘Life, Liberty & Levin.’

Gun Reform Legislation

Gun Reform Legislation Makes Progress in Senate Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy says red-flag laws and background checks are part of the package under discussion. #guns #dems #biden #rights

Stacey Abrams group increased anti-police funding shortly after she joined its board, and with her support

Abrams’ campaign previously told Fox News Digital that the second-time Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate does not hold the same views as the Marguerite Casey Foundation, which she joined in May 2021. The group has voiced support for defunding and abolishing the police on several occasions. 

Abrams, who has tried to distance herself from the hardline rhetoric of the “defund the police” movement in the past, has received at least $52,500 in income from the foundation, according to her financial disclosures. 

And while Abrams has remained tight-lipped on the defunding issue on the campaign trail, a press release from the foundation issued weeks after she became one of its governors shows that she supported its expanded anti-police efforts. 

World News:

Boris Johnson wins no-confidence vote despite unexpectedly large rebellion

A promise to cut taxes is likely to have swayed some Conservative MPs in favour of Boris Johnson. Photograph: WPA/Getty Images
A promise to cut taxes is likely to have swayed some Conservative MPs in favour of Boris Johnson. Photograph: WPA/Getty Images

The prime minister won the support of 211 MPs but 41% of his party voted to get rid of him, with many citing his lack of repentance over the Partygate scandal and the public’s loss of trust in his leadership. It was the worst verdict on a sitting prime minister by their own party in recent times.

Although Johnson’s allies claimed the vote as a victory, many Conservative MPs including some of his supporters believe the attempted coup is the beginning of the end for his three-year premiership.

With so many of his party having voted against him, the prime minister has effectively lost his majority support in parliament, with the risk that his government is paralysed.

IDF confirms preparedness for war; IAEA warns ‘Iran racing to nuclear bomb’ TV7 Israel News 06.06.22

1) The IDF month-long “Chariots of Fire’ exercise, in which it drilled multiple scenarios of a multi-sector all-out concludes – with Israel’s top military brass voicing their ‘preparedness for war.’

2) IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi confirms that Iran is very close to obtaining enough fissile material for one-or-two nuclear bombs.

3) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claims the capture of two-Greek oil tankers was a legitimate action.

Pentecost Massacre in Nigeria Claims the Lives of More Than 50 Christians

A man walk past the blood the stained floor after an attack by gunmen at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo town, southwest Nigeria on June 5, 2022.(AFP via Getty Images)
A man walk past the blood the stained floor after an attack by gunmen at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo town, southwest Nigeria on June 5, 2022.(AFP via Getty Images)

“We were about to round off service. I had even asked people to start leaving, that was how we started hearing gunshots from different angles,” said Father Andrew Abayomi, one of the priests at St. Francis Church.

“We hid inside the church but some people had left when the attack happened. We locked ourselves in the church for 20 minutes. When we heard that they had left, we opened the church and rushed victims to the hospital,” the priest said.

An initial report from State police spokeswoman Ibukun Odunlami suggested the militants also set off explosives during the attack. While no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, the targeting of Christians strongly suggests Islamic extremists were behind the assault.

Israeli scientists discover the cause of ADHD

ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders that usually first show up during childhood.  (CREDIT: Creative Commons)
ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders that usually first show up during childhood. (CREDIT: Creative Commons)

This new study was carried out by researchers from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka-University Medical Center and was published in the peer-reviewed academic journal Nature Communications.

According to the new study, that gene may just be CDH2, should that gene mutate.

CDH2 is a gene that encodes N-cadherin, which is responsible for helping in brain synapse activity and formation. A mutation in CDH2, however, alters this activity. This, in turn, impacts molecular pathways and dopamine levels in two specific brain structures: the ventral midbrain and the prefrontal cortex, both of which are involved in ADHD.

This was tested by using CRISPR to insert this type of mutation in homologous mouse genes, which caused hereditary hyperactivity.

The implications of this finding could help pave the way for further understanding how ADHD works, and how it can be treated and managed.

Italian Gay Pride Parade Features Topless Virgin Mary

In a move that many Christians have decried as “blasphemous,” marchers paraded the mannequin decorated with BDSM studded black leather and topped with a blue Marian veil complete with halo.

“A blasphemous and ignoble attack, clearly aimed at the faith of all Christians!” wrote Matteo Fraioli, Italian Campaign Director at CitizenGOit, who protested the local mayor’s use of public funds to finance the spectacle.

Fraioli also underscored the coincidence that on the same day as the Cremona Pride Parade, more than 50 Christians were brutally slaughtered in the church of San Francis in Owo, Nigeria, during the celebration of Pentecost.

“We can no longer tolerate this type of demonstration with the clear intention of wanting to offend and deride the faith of millions of people, the same faith for which millions of Christians are persecuted, kidnapped, abused and killed every year in the world,” Fraioli wrote in an open letter to the mayor of Cremona, Gianluca Galimberti.

India faces diplomatic outrage from Muslim nations over remarks insulting Islam

 FILE PHOTO: A man installs the symbol of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on a tent during an election campaign rally by the party in Prayagraj, India, February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Ritesh Shukla/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: A man installs the symbol of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on a tent during an election campaign rally by the party in Prayagraj, India, February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Ritesh Shukla/File Photo

At least five Arab nations have lodged official protests against India, and Pakistan and Afghanistan also reacted strongly Monday to the comments made by two prominent spokespeople from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party.

Anger has poured out on social media, and calls for a boycott of Indian goods have surfaced in some Arab nations. At home, it has led to protests against Modi’s party in some parts of the country.

The controversial remarks follow increasing violence targeting India’s Muslim minority carried out by Hindu nationalists who have been emboldened by Modi’s regular silence about such attacks since he was first elected in 2014.

S.Korea, US launch eight missiles in response to N.Korea launches

A surface-to-surface missile is launched during a joint live-firing exercise between US and South Korea in unidentified location, South Korea, May 25, 2022. (credit: JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF/YONHAP VIA REUTERS)
A surface-to-surface missile is launched during a joint live-firing exercise between US and South Korea in unidentified location, South Korea, May 25, 2022. (credit: JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF/YONHAP VIA REUTERS)

South Korea and the United States fired eight surface-to-surface missiles early on Monday off South Korea’s east coast in response to North Korea’s short-range ballistic missile launches on Sunday, the South’s Yonhap news agency reported on Monday.

The action is a demonstration of “the capability and readiness to carry out precision strike” against the source of North Korea’s missile launches or the command and support centers, Yonhap cited the South Korean military as saying.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, who took office last month, has vowed to take a tougher line against the North and agreed with US President Joe Biden at a May summit in Seoul to upgrade joint military drills and their combined deterrence posture.

Over 400,000 Ukrainian Migrants to Be Put On Unemployment Benefits in Germany

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Omer Messinger/Getty Images

This is the assessment of Germany’s Federal Employment Agency, which is already reportedly giving handouts to millions of migrants under the so-called “Hartz IV” scheme.

According to a report by Die Welt, hundreds of thousands of people claiming to be refugees from Ukraine will sign on to the German dole over the coming number of weeks, though the agency also reportedly emphasises that these numbers can fluctuate significantly over time.

With that being said, the employment agency believes that it will be giving handouts to just under 800,000 migrants by the end of 2022.

“746,000 Ukrainian employable beneficiaries are expected in the job centres by the end of the year,” a paper on the crisis penned by the agency and seen by Die Welt reportedly reads.

Commentary/Opinion:

Understanding Marxism: Series

Everywhere Marxism has been tried, its left destruction and death in its wake. Yet Marxism lives.

From environmentalism with its rejection of free markets to Critical Race Theory which sees white patriarchy as the source of all evil, you’ll find Marxism at its root.

In this three-part series, Bradley Thompson, Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, explores why Marxism has endured — even flourished — in the face of unremitting failure.

I Blame the Parents!” Carl Reacts to Children Dancing w/Drag Queens in Dallas Bar

Pastor Greg Laurie details how John Lennon found God — and why it matters today

“People are fascinated with celebrity and fame,” he said — particularly many young people. “But is fame all that it’s cracked up to be?” 

Laurie said he tried to answer that question “by looking at the lives of those who have ‘been there, done that, bought the T-shirt.’ In many cases, these rock icons were the T-shirt,” he added. 

“At the peak of his fame and success with the Beatles, John Lennon wrote the song ‘Help,’ which Lennon said was an actual cry for help, but most missed it because of its catchy beat,” said the pastor and evangelical leader.

He said that many of the rock stars he studied “climbed the mountain of fame and found out there was nothing at the top. They experienced unimaginable success and wealth — and, sadly, so many of them died at an early age, from Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison to Curt Cobain, Amy Winehouse, Avicii and most recently [Foo Fighters drummer] Taylor Hawkins.”

Yet “new generations,” said Laurie, “buy into this mythology of thinking success and fame will fill the hole in their heart. Only God can do that.”

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