Hannity praises Liberty University suit against ‘garbage’ NY Times, says paper ‘exposed yet again’

Sean Hannity praised Liberty University’s defamation lawsuit against the “garbage” New York Times on Wednesday, describing it as a step in the right direction to combat an “information crisis like we’ve never had in this country before.” “The New York Toilet Paper Times, basically that’s all it’s good for, they have been exposed yet again,” the “Hannity” host told his viewers Wednesday. LIBERTY UNIVERSITY SUES NEW YORK TIMES FOR DEFAMATION, ALLEGING ‘FICTIONAL TALE’ ABOUT COVID-19 OUTBREAK The $10 million lawsuit cites … Read more

Ontario liquor laws amended to give consumers more delivery options, help boat operators with licences

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 15, 2020 11:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Ontario is changing its liquor laws to give consumers more delivery options and allow boat operators with liquor licences to temporarily sell and serve alcohol while their boats are docked. The province says the changes, which came into effect Wednesday, are to help hospitality workers and businesses. In a … Read more

Trump replaces campaign manager Brad Parscale in major shake-up

US elections 2020 Parscale, under pressure after disappointing Tulsa rally, demoted to senior adviser as Trump lags in the polls Brad Parscale, pictured in Texas, will be replaced by Bill Stepien, Trump’s deputy campaign manager. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump is replacing his campaign manager Brad Parscale, the contentious figure leading the president’s re-election efforts for the last two years, in a major shakeup of campaign staff. Parscale will be demoted to senior adviser, and … Read more

First MS-13 member indicted on terrorism-related charges by DOJ

For the first time, the Justice Department is bringing terrorism-related charges against an MS-13 gang leader, and in a separate case the government said it would seek the death penalty against another MS-13 member. In total, the department unveiled new charges against 22 members of the notorious criminal gang that Attorney General Bill Barr has called “a death cult.” Nearly a year after the creation of Joint Task Force Vulcan, an initiative aimed specifically at taking … Read more

Victoria records worst coronavirus day on record

Victoria is hit with another 317 cases of COVID-19 – its worst EVER figure – and two more men die… but Sydney will NOT go into lockdown even if it gets as bad as in Melbourne Victoria is suffering from a second wave of coronavirus as outbreak gets worse The state has recorded 317 new coronavirus cases, its worst figure ever  New South Wales is also enduring a small spike in cases due to pub cluster   … Read more

Trump replaces campaign manger Brad Parscale in major shakeup

Donald Trump is replacing his campaign manager Brad Parscale, the contentious figure leading the president’s re-election efforts for the last two years, in a major shakeup of campaign staff. Parscale will be demoted to senior adviser, and Bill Stepien, the deputy campaign manager, will take over the top position. Trump made the announcement on Facebook on Wednesday evening, with Twitter temporarily unavailable due to a hacking. Parscale has been under pressure since June after failing to … Read more

Liberty University sues New York Times for defamation, accuses paper of ‘fictional tale’ about COVID-19 outbreak

Liberty University announced on Wednesday that it sued The New York Times for defamation over a March story about an alleged coronavirus outbreak at the school. The University in Lynchburg, Virginia, called the article a “fictional tale’ meant to function as “click-bait,” after the story claimed there was a COVID-19 outbreak that happened during an attempted reopening, The New York Post reported. The case was reportedly filed in the Virginia Circuit Court and cites the Times’ March 29 story … Read more

CNN anchor clashes with Fla. pol fighting against mask mandate: ‘You’re not a doctor’

CNN anchor Brianna Keilar had a tense exchange with GOP Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini, who has filed lawsuits against cities that are mandating the wearing of masks. Keilar began the interview by pouncing on Sabatini over the rising coronavirus cases in major metro areas in his state. However, the representative dismissed what he suggested was the media’s fixation on the number of cases instead of “hospitalizations and fatalities,” which he insisted have either “flatlined or gone … Read more

Army probe claims married recruit broke lockdown rules to see lover 

‘General’s lockdown trysts’: Army probes claims married father-of-three in charge of military response to coronavirus abroad broke lockdown rules to see his lover as he leaves wife of 23 years Maj Gen Jones, 51, has admitted having an affair with a married woman He is under investigation over claims he broke lockdown to see his lover  It is understood he will remain in his role while the investigation is carried out By Vanessa Allen and Larisa … Read more

Face masks may have to be worn in ALL public places

Sadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘risking the health of the public’ to cover Michael Gove’s back after another mask U-turn as Downing Street insists takeaway outlets will NOT be covered by rules – just hours after Matt Hancock said they WILL Health Secretary Matt Hancock struggled to explain new rules on wearing masks coming in from July 24 He insisted that venues such as Pret will be covered when people buy coffee to take away, … Read more

Tories CUT UP their membership cards as party splits over face masks

Tories CUT UP their membership cards as party splits over face masks… while Michael Gove pops to Pret without wearing one despite saying it’s ‘basic good manners’ to do so – before they become mandatory from July 24 The hashtag #NoMasks and the word ‘muzzles’ were both trending on Twitter Conservative Party members have been cutting up their membership cards Michael Gove has said that masks in shops should only be a matter of ‘courtesy’  By … Read more

Sydney restaurant closes after a patron tests positive for coronavirus

Another popular Sydney restaurant closes after a customer tests positive for coronavirus – as fears of a major new outbreak grow Frankie’s Food Factory, in Milperra, has been forced to close for deep cleaning  Restaurant is the latest venue hit by coronavirus after infected person visited It comes as fears continue to grow of new wave seeping into NSW from Victoria By Kelsey Wilkie For Daily Mail Australia Published: 16:48 EDT, 15 July 2020 | Updated: … Read more

Meadows wanted to cease fire on Fauci. Navarro had other plans.

WASHINGTON — Chief of staff Mark Meadows thought he had declared a cease-fire in the recent White House blitz against the country’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. But trade adviser Peter Navarro had other plans, and he wrote a scathing op-ed published Tuesday in USA Today blasting Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, without getting clearance from the White House press shop. The move was a blow to Meadows’ … Read more

Army probe claims married recruit broke lockdown rules to see lover 

‘General’s lockdown trysts’: Army probes claims married father-of-three in charge of military response to coronavirus abroad broke lockdown rules to see his lover as he leaves wife of 23 years Maj Gen Jones, 51, has admitted having an affair with a married woman He is under investigation over claims he broke lockdown to see his lover  It is understood he will remain in his role while the investigation is carried out By Vanessa Allen and Larisa … Read more

Face masks may have to be worn in ALL public places

Sadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘risking the health of the public’ to cover Michael Gove’s back after another mask U-turn as Downing Street insists takeaway outlets will NOT be covered by rules – just hours after Matt Hancock said they WILL Health Secretary Matt Hancock struggled to explain new rules on wearing masks coming in from July 24 He insisted that venues such as Pret will be covered when people buy coffee to take away, … Read more

Government announces Huawei U-turn as it bans firm from 5G network

China’s trade threat: Ambassador hints at retaliation over ‘disappointing and wrong’ decision to strip Huawei out of 5G network, saying it is now ‘questionable’ if UK can be an ‘open and fair business environment’ Government today announced Chinese tech giant Huawei will be banned from the UK’s new 5G network It will be illegal for telecoms firms in Britain to buy Huawei 5G equipment from December 31 of this year   Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said all … Read more

Tories CUT UP their membership cards as party splits over face masks

Tories CUT UP their membership cards as party splits over face masks… while Michael Gove pops to Pret without wearing one despite saying it’s ‘basic good manners’ to do so – before they become mandatory from July 24 The hashtag #NoMasks and the word ‘muzzles’ were both trending on Twitter Conservative Party members have been cutting up their membership cards Michael Gove has said that masks in shops should only be a matter of ‘courtesy’  By … Read more

UK ‘can’t rely on inflation to tackle its £2trillion debt pile’

Unemployment at 4MILLION in a year, GDP to take FIVE YEARS to recover and the biggest peacetime deficit EVER: Budget watchdog’s dire predictions as it warns Brits face years of tax rises and spending cuts to pay off Covid bill Grim new estimates from Office for Budget Responsibility watchdog suggests no ‘V-shaped’ recovery for UK Unemployment could hit four million next year with the rate peaking at 13 per cent – higher than in the 1980s  … Read more

Secret NHS data finds death rates vary in hospitals across England

Eight out of 10 Covid-19 patients in one English hospital died as NHS data reveals ‘stark’ differences in death rates across the country with fewer than half surviving at 11 trusts One expert said there was ‘huge variation’ in death rates across hospitals Average rate is around 28 per cent, according to study given to Government NHS England said it ‘does not recognise’ the data, reportedly sent to doctors By Sam Blanchard Senior Health Reporter For … Read more

Sydney restaurant closes after a patron tests positive for coronavirus

Another popular Sydney restaurant closes after a customer tests positive for coronavirus – as fears of a major new outbreak grow Frankie’s Food Factory, in Milperra, has been forced to close for deep cleaning  Restaurant is the latest venue hit by coronavirus after infected person visited It comes as fears continue to grow of new wave seeping into NSW from Victoria By Kelsey Wilkie For Daily Mail Australia Published: 16:48 EDT, 15 July 2020 | Updated: … Read more

Fauci pleads with Donald Trump’s aide to stop ‘bizarre’ smear campaign

Dr. Fauci pleads with Donald Trump’s aide to stop ‘bizarre’ smear campaign by trade advisor Peter Navarro – who is slapped down publicly by the president for op-ed saying doctor is ‘wrong about everything’ White House trade advisor Peter Navarro penned an extraordinary op-ed attacking Dr. Anthony Fauci Article was headed: ‘Anthony Fauci has been wrong about everything I have interacted with him on’  He attacked Fauci for ‘flip-flopping’ on masks and downplaying risk from China … Read more

Trump claims he will announce federal action next week against cities

Donald Trump claims he will announce federal action next week against ‘liberal left-wing Democrats’ who have ‘lost control of cities’ President Donald Trump said he will have an announcement next week on action he’s taking against cities run by ‘liberal, left-wing Democrats’  He did not offer specifics but has been angry at demonstrations taking place  He blamed cities run by ‘liberal, left-wing Democrats’ that are out of control  He name checked Seattle, Minneapolis, Portland and Chicago Trump … Read more

Top UK general issues China 5G warning

UK General Sir Patrick Sanders, commander of Strategic Command, warns China has ‘broadened the definition of warfare’ to include ‘capturing control of key technologies like 5G’ as Beijing says Britain will face ‘retaliation’ for banning Huawei General Sir Patrick Sanders said China had ‘broadened the definition of warfare’   Sir Patrick said it now included ‘capturing control of key technologies like 5G’  Comments come after UK announced Huawei will be banned from 5G network The Chinese tech giant’s … Read more

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews to hold press conference on Covid-19 cases – latest news

Queensland to imprison rule-breakers as it bans travellers from NSW and Victoria hotspots. Follow the latest news and updates, live Victoria reports 238 new coronavirus cases and one death as NSW Crossroads cluster worsens Follow live news from around the world Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email LIVE Updated [embedded content] Key events Show 9.09pm EDT21:09 Two more people have died of coronavirus in Victoria 9.08pm EDT21:08 Victoria records highest-ever daily total with 317 new … Read more

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews to hold press conference on Covid-19 cases – latest news

Queensland to imprison rule-breakers as it bans travellers from NSW and Victoria hotspots. Follow the latest news and updates, live Victoria reports 238 new coronavirus cases and one death as NSW Crossroads cluster worsens Follow live news from around the world Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email LIVE Updated [embedded content] Key events Show 9.08pm EDT21:08 Victoria records highest-ever daily total with 317 new cases 9.04pm EDT21:04 NSW records 10 new cases of coronavirus 8.05pm … Read more

Trump’s Rose Garden strategy: White House MAGA rallies

There aren’t any MAGA hats or Trump flags in the audience when President Donald Trump speaks from the White House, but he’s been treating it that way. With large political rallies tough to pull off with the coronavirus gripping the country, the president has been using the backdrop of the White House to make his election pitch. It occurred most noticeably on Tuesday, when the president convened reporters for a press conference purportedly about punishing China, … Read more

Sydney restaurant closes after a patron tests positive for coronavirus

Another popular Sydney restaurant closes after a customer tests positive for coronavirus – as fears of a major new outbreak grow Frankie’s Food Factory, in Milperra, has been forced to close for deep cleaning  Restaurant is the latest venue hit by coronavirus after infected person visited It comes as fears continue to grow of new wave seeping into NSW from Victoria By Kelsey Wilkie For Daily Mail Australia Published: 16:48 EDT, 15 July 2020 | Updated: … Read more

China threatens retaliation against US for ‘gross interference’ in HK

China threatens retaliation against America after branding Trump’s move to end Hong Kong’s special status with the US a ‘gross interference’ in its domestic affairs Trump yesterday lauded an executive order intended to ‘hold China accountable for its oppressive actions against the people of Hong Kong’ Ends special privileges granted to once autonomous city after China power grab China called it ‘gross interference’ in domestic policy and threatened to hit back Comes as the UK has … Read more