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Salman Rushdie: Now the Censors Are Progressives
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Salman Rushdie: Now the Censors Are Progressives

His Japanese translator Hitoshi Igarashi was murdered in Tokyo. His Italian translator Ettore Capriolo was stabbed in Milan. His Norwegian translator William Nygaard was shot in Oslo. Salman Rushdie had been dreading this day for over 30 years: between 1989 and 1998, he moved houses 30 times to avoid it.
Republicans edge toward ousting another speaker
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Republicans edge toward ousting another speaker

A second Republican joined a move to remove House Speaker Mike Johnson, pushing the GOP much closer to the chaos of trying to elect a replacement and potentially leaving the chamber unable to conduct legislative business for weeks.
Soros nonprofit drops massive 8-figure donation to super PAC bankrolling left-wing groups
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Soros nonprofit drops massive 8-figure donation to super PAC bankrolling left-wing groups

A nonprofit founded and funded by liberal billionaire George Soros funneled a massive eight-figure sum into a prominent liberal super PAC that bankrolls several left-wing groups, according to records reviewed by Fox News Digital.Soros’ Fund for Policy Reform poured $60 million into the Democracy PAC in the first quarter of this year, which then funneled millions of dollars into top Democratic committees benefiting House and Senate races, along with other liberal groups, FEC records posted on Monday show.Of the $21 million that Democracy PAC sent to a dozen left-wing groups, $8 million was evenly divided between a pair of top outside groups benefitting House and Senate Democrats, $2.5 million to Planned Parenthood, $2.5 million to BlackPAC and $1.8 million to American Bridge, a Democratic...
Second Republican backs effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson from power
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Second Republican backs effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson from power

WASHINGTON — A second House Republican said he will support an effort to oust Speaker Mike Johnson from power over his handling of foreign aid for Ukraine and other U.S. allies.Rep. Thomas Massie, of Kentucky, who is a member of Johnson's own Rules Committee, said he informed the speaker directly in a closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Tuesday that he is co-sponsoring a resolution offered by far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., to remove Johnson, R-La., from the top job.House Speaker Mike Johnson and Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky.Getty Images"He should pre-announce his resignation (as Boehner did), so we can pick a new Speaker without ever being without a GOP speaker," Massie wrote on X, referring to former GOP Speaker John Boehner, who resigned in the middle of his term in 2...
Election 2024 latest news on the presidential race
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Election 2024 latest news on the presidential race

President Biden is heading to Pennsylvania for the first of three days of planned events in the presidential battleground state. During a stop Tuesday in his hometown of Scranton, Biden is scheduled to deliver what aides are billing as a “major address” on tax fairness.
Prosecutions Tied to Jan. 6 Have Ensnared More Than 1,380
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Prosecutions Tied to Jan. 6 Have Ensnared More Than 1,380

The investigation of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack is already the largest criminal inquiry in Justice Department history, federal prosecutors have said. And even after more than three years, it has shown little sign of slowing down.Every week, a few more rioters are arrested and charges against them are unsealed in Federal District Court in Washington. Prosecutors have suggested that a total of 2,000 or 2,500 people could ultimately face indictment for their roles in the attack.More than 1,380 people had been charged in connection with the attack as of early this month, according to the Justice Department. Among the most common charges brought against them are two misdemeanors: illegal parading inside the Capitol and entering and remaining in a restricted federal area, a type of trespa...
Biden Gets Caught on Camera With Embarrassingly Detailed Cheat Sheet – RedState
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Biden Gets Caught on Camera With Embarrassingly Detailed Cheat Sheet – RedState

On Monday, Joe Biden met with Iraqi Prime Minister Shia Al-Sudani for a brief photo op in front of reporters to discuss their bilateral meeting. As we noted, Biden needed note cards even to make those very brief remarks. Even reading completely from notes, he still had trouble, slurring his way through it. He also rudely checked his watch while the Iraqi prime minister was talking. His staff quickly tossed the reporters as they tried to ask questions at the end of the remarks.  READ MORE:  In Meeting With Iraqi Leader, Biden Badly Slurs Even With Cheat Sheet, Checks Watch, Staff Tosses PressBut it was a little late because during the photo op, photographers managed to catch a copy of his cheat sheet, and you can see just how ridiculously, embarrassingly detailed it is.  He's operating c...
Border Patrol busts illegal Mexican immigrant child sex offender they say carried guns in schools
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Border Patrol busts illegal Mexican immigrant child sex offender they say carried guns in schools

Border Patrol agents in California this week busted an illegal immigrant child sex offender in California who officials said had previously carried guns in schools – the latest example of dangerous criminals entering the U.S. illegally. The unnamed Mexican man’s arrest was announced by El Centro Sector Chief Patrol Agent Gregory Bovino.Bovino said in a statement that the man was arrested in the U.S. illegally and had a "troubling history." CBP REPORT REVEALS LOWEST MARCH FOR MIGRANT ENCOUNTERS; TEXAS CRACKDOWN CONTINUES This undated photo shows a Mexican national arrested by Border Patrol in El Centro Sector. "He’s a convicted sex offender against children & has been known to carry firearms in public schools," he said.He added that the community of Fresno in California "no longer ha...