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US Charges Canadian Man, Alleging He’s an ISIS Fighter, Propagandist

The U.S. Department of Justice is seen in Washington, on June 11, 2021. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) WASHINGTON—U.S. prosecutors on Saturday said they charged a Saudi-born Canadian man for aiding the ISIS terrorist group, alleging he tossed grenades in battle and worked with propagandists who publicized the beheading of hostages including U.S. journalist James Foley. The…

Runners Take Off at the 39th Annual Corona Del Mar Scenic 5K

(Courtesy of Lawrence Sherwin) CORONA DEL MAR, Calif.—About a thousand runners participated in the 39th annual Corona del Mar (CDM) Scenic 5k on Oct. 2. Put on by the CDM Chamber of Commerce, runners of all ages enjoyed the morning ocean mist as they competed in the 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) race. The men’s race began around 8:00…

Judge Suspends Britney Spears’ Father From Conservatorship

Sets Nov. 12 hearing on ending conservatorship A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday suspended Britney’s Spear’s father, Jamie Spears, from the conservatorship that has controlled the finances and much of the pop star’s life for the past 13 years. “The current situation is not tenable. It reflects a toxic environment which requires the suspension of…

Gov. DeSantis Orders Facebook Probe for Alleged Violations of Election Laws

Gov. Ron DeSantis has directed Florida’s secretary of state to open an investigation into whether Facebook violated the state’s election laws through its program that allegedly exempts certain high-profile users from moderation. The Republican governor in his letter (pdf) to Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee on Monday cited a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report,…

Funeral Service Held in Covina for Marine Killed in Afghanistan

A U.S. Marine Corps carry team transfers the remains of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola of Rancho Cucamonga, California, Aug. 29, 2021 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Merola was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. (Jason Minto/U.S. Air Force via Getty…

Nebraska Billionaire, Philanthropist Walter Scott Dies at 90

Leslie Jackson (R), wife of glass artist Dale Chihuly, sits next to philanthropist Walter Scott, during a ceremony at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha, Neb., on May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) OMAHA, Neb.—Billionaire Walter Scott, the past top executive of Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. construction firm who helped oversee Warren…

NTD Expands Its Service in Washington and San Francisco

NTD, The Epoch Times’ sister media, has expanded its service in Washington by partnering with local TV station WJAL. NTD has also added a new 24/7 channel on Comcast in San Francisco. The new launch makes NTD available to nearly 4 million additional cable subscribers. NTD currently broadcasts 24/7 on WJAL’s primary channel 68.1. WJAL…

Deportation Flights to Haiti Ramp Up, Horse Patrols Suspended in Del Rio

The Biden Administration offered new data Thursday on how many Haitian nationals are being processed at the U.S. southern border near Del Rio, Texas, and returned to Haiti in repatriation flights, but it’s still not clear how many have been allowed into the U.S. interior. The administration also says it is suspending its use of…

Federal Court Throws Out Gun Rights Ruling on Handgun Sales to People Under 21

A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a July ruling that said a federal law banning handgun sales to young adults under the age of 21 was unconstitutional. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond unanimously ruled the case moot because the plaintiff in the case, a woman from Virginia…

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