Alleged Intruders Flee After Homeowner Opens Fire

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ABC 7 reports that the incident occurred just after 1:30 a.m. KTLA notes that the homeowner awoke, thinking he was hearing noise from "a raccoon." Instead, he saw that one of the alleged intruders was on his balcony. He grabbed his gun and shot at the suspect, who fled under fire. The homeowner then went into the hallway,...

Rome Bank Heist Thwarted by Tunnel Collapse

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On Thursday, Andrea Grassi, a 33-year-old bricklayer, was excavating in the tunnel under Via Innocenzo XI with a pickaxe and shovel when the roof of the tunnel gave way, leaving him buried under the rubble. Firefighters managed to free Grassi after some 8 hours underground by digging a parallel ten-meter tunnel to extract him alive. He was taken...

‘Child’ Migrant Accused of Raping and Trying to Kill Young Girl Lied About His Age

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The supposed minor, who was arrested last month for allegedly raping and attempting to murder a nine-year-old girl in the city of Skellefte?, was initially thought to be 13, but police have clarified that his parents gave the wrong birthdate to Swedish authorities when they entered the country. "The parents have explained in police interviews that they accidentally...

Academics: Swedish Proposal to Break Up Migrant Ghettos Is ‘State Racism’

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Ten academics largely comprised of professors from various Swedish universities slammed the proposal made by Minister for Integration Anders Ygeman, who said he would support a policy to limit the number of non-Scandinavian or "non-Nordic" residents in areas so they did not become a majority. "The proposal is difficult to take seriously, but at the same time frightening....

Maher: Climate Numbers Have Been ‘Thrown Around’ ‘Forever’ — In the 90s, They Said ‘We Were Already Going to Die’ if We Hit 2005 Levels

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On Friday's broadcast of HBO's "Real Time," host Bill Maher praised the climate provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act but noted that climate activists have "thrown around these numbers forever." And said that back in the 1990s "we were already going to die" if numbers reached levels they've already reached. Maher began by saying that President Joe Biden...

Dem Rep. Himes: Inflation ‘Largely Managed’ by the Fed, Cutting Spending Would Be Debate of Cutting Defense or Social Security, Medicare

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On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Katy Tur Reports," Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) said that "inflation is largely managed by the Federal Reserve," and that while Congress could cut spending, "That would be a conversation about do we cut Social Security, do we cut Medicare the way the Republicans have proposed or do we cut defense spending?" Himes said,...

Moscow Claims Territorial Gains in East, Kyiv Claims to Have Cut Russians Off in South

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A Russian rocket attack on the city of Kramatorsk killed three people and wounded 13 others Friday night, according to the mayor. Kramatorsk is the headquarters for Ukrainian forces in the country's war-torn east. The attack came less than a day after 11 other rockets were fired at the city, one of the two main Ukrainian-held ones in...

Ukraine’s Zelensky Tells Pope Francis of Russia’s ‘Terrible Crimes’

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In a Twitter post Friday, Zelensky said he had briefed the pontiff on Russian aggression against Ukraine and "its horrible crimes" while also underscoring Ukraine's need for "support of world spiritual leaders who should convey to the world the truth about acts of horror committed by the aggressor." "I thanked Pope Francis for praying for Ukraine during a...

5 Times Liz Cheney Voted with Democrats in 2021-2022 Term

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Cheney, who is up for reelection in the Republican primary on August 16 against Trump-endorsed Harriet Hageman, has allied herself with Democrats fighting former President Donald Trump. To maximize her opposition to Trump, she joined Pelosi's partisan January 6 Committee, which has used its January 6 investigation to oppose the former president. Polls show Cheney is losing to...

Tim Scott: Raid ‘Overreach at Best’ — ‘This Has Been a Witch Hunt for Six Years’

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Friday, during an appearance on FNC's "Hannity," Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) warned the FBI raid on former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home was, at minimum, "overreach," and something he said was "devastating." Scott insisted the right path forward was winning in November to impanel an investigation. "Sean, this is absurd," he said. Think about it. This has been a...