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US News:

Video: Gun-toting thugs demand Uber driver exit his car in broad-daylight heist; when he refuses, one of them shoots driver dead.

Image source: KGO-TV video screenshot
Image source: KGO-TV video screenshot

Fung’s girlfriend of five years told KGO about her personal tragedy in the hopes it will lead to solutions to violence plaguing the northern California city and the Bay Area.

“She’s afraid to even leave her house, and she can’t sleep,” an interpreter for Judy — she wanted only her first name used for the story — explained to the station. “The whole incident happened in less than five seconds. In that span, she lost her boyfriend.”

The Oakland Police Department released video footage of the killing in the hopes that the pair of suspects can be identified, KGO said, adding that police and CrimeStoppers of Oakland announced a reward of up to $12,500 for information leading to an arrest.

If you know these individuals or have information about this case, the station said to contact the Oakland Police Department Homicide Section at 510- 238-3821 or the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.

Hero armed citizen landed 8 of 10 shots at 40 yards to stop mass shooting in 15 seconds

Credit: The Law Offices of Guy A. Relford
Elisjsha Dicken, 22, of Seymour, has been identified as the person who pulled out a pistol he was carrying under the "Constitutional Carry" law to stop the suspect at the Greenwood Park Mall on Sunday.
Credit: The Law Offices of Guy A. Relford
Elisjsha Dicken, 22, of Seymour, has been identified as the person who pulled out a pistol he was carrying under the “Constitutional Carry” law to stop the suspect at the Greenwood Park Mall on Sunday.

Eli Dicken, the armed citizen who stopped a mass shooter in an Indiana mall on Sunday, was carrying a pistol under the state’s recently enacted constitutional carry law, which went into effect on July 1. Just 15 seconds after the mass shooter opened fire, Dicken steadied himself on a pole and fired eight to 10 shots, striking the gunman from 40 yards away, police said.

“His actions were nothing short of heroic. He engaged the gunman from quite a distance with a handgun. Was very proficient in that, was tactically sound and as he moved to close in on the suspect, he was also motioning for people to exit behind him,” said Greenwood Police Chief Jim Ison, according to WTHR. “Many people would have died last night if not for a responsible, armed citizen that took action very quickly within the first two minutes of this shooting.”

Ison had released a public statement on Tuesday confirming Dicken had stopped the massacre in just 15 seconds, not two minutes as first reported.

Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz refuses to listen to audio of him murdering students

Nikolas Cruz put his fingers in his ears in court while audio of him shooting students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Cruz has plead guilty to 17 counts of murder and a jury will not determine whether to recommend life in prison or the death penalty.

Officer Shoots Fleeing Suspect Who Reached Down To Pick Up a Handgun He Dropped

The Racine County District Attorney’s Office released body camera footage of the May 20 fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Da’Shontay King Sr., in conjunction with the decision not to file charges against the officer involved, Zachary Brenner. Police said they stopped a car while executing a search warrant for a felon in possession of a firearm.

According to police, King ran from the car with a gun and led an officer on a foot chase. Officer Brenner chased King over a fence and a small hill. In the video, King then appears to drop a gun. When King lunged toward it, Officer Brenner opened fire.

Ernst says human smugglers ‘taunting’ law enforcement by ‘brutally’ raping young girls at border, urges action

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, says border agents are concerned by the alarming number of young girls who are being “brutally” raped and assaulted by human smugglers as they trek across the southern border, and is demanding the Biden administration to take immediate action to stop these “heartbreaking” crimes.

Ernst detailed the “appalling” actions of cartel-backed “coyote” smugglers during an interview with Fox News Digital Tuesday. The senator traveled down to the Texas-Mexico border over the weekend with a delegation led by Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa and other leading lawmakers.

Ernst said the senators were told that human smugglers and coyotes assisting the cartels are perpetuating these horrific crimes of sexual abuse toward over half of young girls as they make the journey, often unaccompanied, across the southern border to the U.S.

States Where the Most People Are Immigrants

Nearly 45 million people born in other countries are currently living in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Over half are naturalized U.S. citizens, with the remainder lawful residents — such as refugees, foreign students, and permanent residents — or unauthorized migrants. 

The United States has long been a destination for foreign citizens seeking work or educational opportunities, or fleeing persecution.

Since the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, the population of immigrants in the U.S. has more than quadrupled, according to Pew Research Center. (On the other hand, many American citizens have chosen to live abroad. Here are the countries with the most American expats.)

Mexico is the country of origin for about 24% of the total foreign-born population in the U.S. In five of the states on the list, the largest immigrant population indeed comes from Mexico, while in two states the origin of the largest immigrant group is India and the Dominican Republic.

Other countries of origin with high populations in these states include China, the Philippines, Cuba, and El Salvador. Here are the countries most immigrants in the U.S. are originally from.

UC HEALTH WANTED THEM DEAD. THEY REFUSED TO COMPLY. NOW KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENT & DONOR SPEAK OUT!

Michelle Malkin interviews Colorado kidney transplant recipient Leilani Lutani & her living donor, Jaimee Fougner, at the TWICE BLESSED HOUSE about their successful transplant surgery this past weekend at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Tx.

The dynamic duo were kicked off Colorado UC Health’s transplant list last year for refusing to take the v*****e. Now, they’re fighting religious & medical discrimination nationwide and giving thanks and praise to God.

Want To Know Who Is Really Empowered By Abortion? Sex Traffickers And Abusers

KAT SMITH/PEXELS
KAT SMITH/PEXELS

Abortion is marketed to Americans by activists and the corporate media as empowering for women. But it’s really an industry that not only profits off of the death of babies in the womb, but the sexual exploitation and abuse of women and girls.

“Abortion is beloved by sexual traffickers and predators, by irresponsible males, by heartless employers, by parents placing their own reputation over their daughter’s wishes and their grandchildren’s lives, and by eugenic and racist population planners. For pregnant women and girls, in these contexts at least, abortion is a bane, not a boon,” the brief states.“

The abortion industry makes money off of ending the lives of babies in utero. Lots of it.

According to a recent report, abortion industry revenue “has increased at an annualized rate of 2.0% to $3.7 billion over the five years to 2022” and become a $4 billion market.

Not only do abortion giants such as Planned Parenthood rake in cash based on the lies that women must have “a right to choose,” but they also help keep another profitable, illicit industry alive: sex trafficking.

Man who kicked back at Pelosi’s desk provides update on defense

Richard “Bigo” Barnett, the man who kicked back on Nancy Pelosi’s desk on Jan. 6, explains the situation and provides an update on his defense for his upcoming case.

Politics:

Rep. Maxine Waters Paid Daughter Over $15k With Campaign Funds During Q2, FEC Records Show

Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

The latest FEC records show Waters is still paying her daughter Karen Waters a total of $16,500 during Q2 from April 1 through June 30. The records became available July 15. The purpose of the payments on the FEC records says “Slate Mailer Management Fee.”

Waters has been paying her daughter with campaign funds for years. In 2018, the Daily Caller News Foundation broke the news that Waters was paying her daughter more than $100,000 in campaign funds during that election cycle.

Democratic Connecticut Rep. Jahana Hayes, who was caught paying her family tens of thousands of dollars since entering Congress after the Daily Caller reviewed FEC records, has also continued to pay her children with campaign funds. 

Fentanyl ODs surge thanks to Democrat policies

King County declared the fentanyl overdose crisis a public health emergency. But it’s Democrat policies that are the problem. Jason Rantz explains why on Varney & Co. (July 20, 2022)

The left’s climate change FEAR-MONGERING is about CONTROL

Global elites and the far-left will NOT let their current ‘crisis’ disappear like the ozone layer hysteria of the 1990s.

They’ll do whatever they can to make sure THIS emergency actually sticks, which is why the FEAR-MONGERING over climate change has hit a new high.

Glenn details some of the latest examples (like did you know a runway in the UK actually MELTED), and he explains how this has nothing to do with saving the environment. No, today’s climate change fear is ALL about control.

South Dakota Republican calls for Bill Gates to testify before agriculture committee amid farm buy

Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., sent a letter to House Agriculture Committee chairman David Scott, D-Ga., calling on the chairman to bring Microsoft founder Bill Gates before the committee for questioning on his recent farmland buys. (Getty Images)
Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., sent a letter to House Agriculture Committee chairman David Scott, D-Ga., calling on the chairman to bring Microsoft founder Bill Gates before the committee for questioning on his recent farmland buys. (Getty Images)

Johnson sent the letter to House Agriculture Committee chairman David Scott, D-Ga., calling on him to bring Gates before the committee as he buys up copious amounts of farmland.

“Ownership of farmland matters, a lot. No one has been buying it up faster than Bill Gates,” Johnson told Fox News Digital. “He now owns 270,000 acres, making him the largest owner of American farmland.”

“Mr. Gates has argued that developed countries like America ‘shouldn’t eat any red meat,’” the South Dakota Republican continued. “Given that, our country deserves to hear from him what he has planned for this incredibly productive agricultural land.”

Johnson sent his letter to Scott on Wednesday, writing the chairman to bring Gates before the committee “to testify regarding his farming interests and practices.”

The Republican pointed to recent reports illustrating that Gates “is the largest private farmland owner in America,” noting that the Microsoft founder “now owns nearly 270,000 acres of farmland across 19 states.”

Top House Dem James Clyburn continues paying thousands to family members

House Majority Whip James Clyburn has showered numerous family members with more than $250,000 in campaign cash in recent years. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
House Majority Whip James Clyburn has showered numerous family members with more than $250,000 in campaign cash in recent years. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

The South Carolina Democrat’s campaign also continued paying his grandson, who is serving as the campaign manager for his reelection campaign. Walter A.C. Reed received six $3,500 payments between April and June, totaling $21,000.

Fox News Digital previously reported that the company owned by Clyburn’s daughter had been paid $62,500 in rent payments since March 2020 and his grandson previously received over $35,000 dating back to October 2021.

However, Clyburn’s generous campaign payments to relatives have extended beyond his daughter and grandson.

Marjorie Taylor Greene: You saw a great acting job by AOC | ‘John Bachman Now’

On Wednesday’s ‘John Bachman Now’, Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene responds to New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other Squad members being escorted away from the Supreme Court.

Bolling: “The Squad” has a pathetic past

Amid Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar being detained at the Supreme Court for protesting for abortion rights, Eric Bolling reveals “The Squad’s” pathetic and shady past before they became big names.

Tucker Carlson: Nothing like this has ever happened

Fox News host Tucker Carlson reacts to United States’ population growth being fueled by migration on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’

Tucker Carlson: Huge immigration crisis ‘making up the difference’ of American fertility decline

Former Trump White House aide and founder of America First Legal Stephen Miller joins Tucker to share how and why American fertility rates have ‘dropped off a cliff’ in recent years on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’

FBI, DHS Still Buying Chinese Drones; Senators Advance Bill To Boost US Microchip Making

Beijing lashes out over a potential U.S. trip to Taiwan. We look at how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is involved.

Chinese-made drones are at work for U.S. government agencies. New details say departments like the FBI and Homeland Security are still buying them.

The Senate gears up to vote on a bill aiming to boost semiconductor production on home soil. But there’s more to it. We dig into the controversy behind the package.

Washington is earmarking over a billion dollars to help counter hypersonic missile threats from Russia and China. Nearly 30 satellites will be launched in 2025—with even more to come.

World News:

Foot and mouth disease detected in Australia

The Opposition is calling on the government to seriously consider closing Australia’s border with Indonesia, to prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease.

The Agriculture Minister revealed traces of the virus have been found at the border.

Ukraine Situation Report: Defense Chief Wants Advanced Weapons Testing Against Russians

US Army
US Army

Ukraine is openly offering itself as a venue for NATO allies to donate and demonstrate advanced weaponry in real-world combat scenarios. The countries would then benefit from the combat experience of Ukrainian soldiers using those weapons against Russian forces, according to Ukraine Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov.

Ukraine “is essentially a testing ground,” Reznikov said on July 19 during a live webcast conversation with John Herbst, senior director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. The entire interview can be viewed in the below video.

“Many weapons are now getting tested in the field in the real conditions of the battle against the Russian Army, which has plenty of modern systems of its own,” Reznikov said. “It has electronic warfare and signals intelligence tools, air defenses, cruise missiles and ballistic missiles, among other equipment.”

Russia orders forces to strike Ukraine’s long-range weapons

A U.S. M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) fires salvoes during A military exercise in the Tan-Tan region in southwestern Morocco on June 30, 2022. (FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
A U.S. M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) fires salvoes during A military exercise in the Tan-Tan region in southwestern Morocco on June 30, 2022. (FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered part of his forces to focus on destroying Ukraine’s long-range missile and artillery systems during a visit to troops in occupied territory.

Shoigu “instructed the commander to prioritize the defeat of long-range rocket and artillery weapons of the enemy with high-precision weapons” during a meeting with the military’s Vostok group, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday.

It wasn’t clear how much of a change this would represent since Russian troops have tried for months to destroy Ukrainian weapons in a “demilitarization” campaign that’s had mixed success as the U.S. and its European allies step up supplies of equipment to help the government in Kyiv.

Commentary/Opinion:

World Economic Forum’s Bizarre Sci-Fi Plan Must Be Heard to Be Believed | DM CLIPS | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of “The Rubin Report” talks about Klaus Schwab’s World Economic Forum proposal to fight climate change using solar geoengineering to reflect the sun’s rays while Alibaba’s J. Michael Evans wants everyone to have carbon footprint calculators.

Fossil Fuel? Or Not?

Fortune Magazine did run an “Oil Without End?” story back on February 17, 2003.

So what really gives here? Is it just another lie, like “global warming”, or the “germ” theory of medicine? A lie that reaps billions in profit for oil cartels and the medical mafia?

Let’s jump forward to 2005 when it was shown that new tests validate “non-fossil” claims. Extensive geological investigations by Shell and British Petroleum where presented at a scientific symposium in New York confirming that the source of newly found oil reserves were not “fossil fuel”!
US oil production plummeted sharply as the effect of lower prices turned into economic realities.

Who would need a Tesla or any other “EV”? Why with modern engines and the negligible carbon emissions they create, the lie couldn’t keep going on! Billions wouldn’t be being spent on solar arrays or wind turbines to generate electricity. If you watch this Youtube video from PragerU, you have to ask yourself…WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON HERE?  How Much Energy Would the World Need?

How Much Energy Will the World Need?

Are we heading toward an all-renewable energy future, spearheaded by wind and solar?

Or are those energy sources wholly inadequate for the task?

Mark Mills, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of The Cloud Revolution, compares the energy dream to the energy reality.

UN’s 2030 Agenda: You’ll Own Nothing and Be Happy

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