Illegal Border Crossings Drop Dramatically in Trump’s First Month

By: Zack Duvall New figures released today by various security agencies, including Customs and Border Patrol, show that illegal crossings on America’s southern border have dropped 40% during the Trump administration’s first full month. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Thursday that the number of illegal crossings had dropped from 31,578 to 18,762 during a time, January-February, when crossings usually see a 10-20% increase. “The … Continue reading Illegal Border Crossings Drop Dramatically in Trump’s First Month

White House Weighs More Troop Deployments to Middle East

By: Zack Duvall A  senior White House official said in an interview on Wednesday, according to Reuters news agency, that the White House is considering the deployment of a 1,000 troop rapid response task force to Kuwait to act as a “reserve” force in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. “This is about providing options.” The official said, continuing that the … Continue reading White House Weighs More Troop Deployments to Middle East

New York City Spends $520,000 on Non-Existent Theft

By: Zack Duvall The New York City Office of Court Administration, who appointed attorney Roger Bennet Alder in 2012 to investigate a potential theft of $5,000 from the city during the 2008 Debi Rose campaign, has cost the city $520,000 to find out the missing funds were not stolen, but misplaced by the City. Alder sent his final invoice to the city after officially announcing … Continue reading New York City Spends $520,000 on Non-Existent Theft

Fatalities and Injuries in Mississippi Train Crash

By: Zack Duvall A charter bus, carrying passengers from a Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Casino to a casino in downtown Biloxi, was struck by a CSX train as it crossed the town’s Main street railroad crossing, killing four and injuring 35. Biloxi Police Chief John called the scene “terrible” and “chaotic” and the mayor of Biloxi called it a “tragic day” for the city. The … Continue reading Fatalities and Injuries in Mississippi Train Crash

Exxon Mobil to Invest Big Money on America’s Gulf Coast

By: Zack Duvall During the world’s largest annual gathering of energy and oil executives, CERAWeek, the Chief executive of Exxon Mobil revealed plans by his company to invest $20 billion through 2022 in order to expand the company’s oil and chemical refining operations along the U.S. Gulf Coast. News of the planned investment by Exxon Mobil, the world’s largest publicly traded oil producer, came Monday … Continue reading Exxon Mobil to Invest Big Money on America’s Gulf Coast

Florida Man Arrested After Fake Bomb Threat

By: Zack Duvall 18-year old Grayson Alexander Barry was arrested in Naples, Florida last Thursday after authorities say he called in a fake bomb threat to Naples High School Thursday morning. The school was immediately evacuated while local authorities responded and searched for a possible explosive device, the search yielded negative results. Police then traced the call and discovered that the call was placed from … Continue reading Florida Man Arrested After Fake Bomb Threat

Company Recalls Products

By: Zack Duvall A Glenview, Illinois based company, I.M Healthy SoyNut Butter Co., issued a statement voluntarily recalling  all of its variations of its ‘SoyNut Butter’ products over concerns of E. Coli contamination. Cases of E. Coli have been documented in several states including Oregon, Maryland, New Jersey, California, and Arizona all linked to the company and its products. Health officials have recommended that consumers … Continue reading Company Recalls Products

Mexico Opens “Legal Aid” Centers for Migrants at all Consulates in U.S.

By: Zack Duvall In a move that the Mexican government said was “to protect its citizens”, the Mexican government has opened legal aid centers in all 50 states of America to help legal and illegal migrant workers with immigration concerns and cases. The Mexican government cited growing concerns among the migrant community over the crackdown by the Trump administration on illegal immigration. Mexican Foreign Minister … Continue reading Mexico Opens “Legal Aid” Centers for Migrants at all Consulates in U.S.

Seregey Kislyak, The Russian Ambassador in the Middle of American Controversies

By: Zack Duvall Sergey Kislyak is a name that has risen to somewhat of an infamous standing due to his name being brought up in both of the two recent controversies to affect the administration amid ties to a Russian government that interfered in America’s election. Kislyak is the 67-year old Ambassador for the Russian government to the U.S. and has been in that position … Continue reading Seregey Kislyak, The Russian Ambassador in the Middle of American Controversies

Missouri Man Charged in Bomb Threats Against Jewish Centers

By: Zack Duvall Federal prosecutors in New York announced the arrest of a 31-year old Missouri man, Juan Thompson, on charges that stem from bomb threats that have targeted at least eight separate Jewish centers across the country recently. Authorities also charged Thompson with cyber-stalking charges, because of allegations that he had used an ex girlfriend’s name when making the threats against the Jewish houses … Continue reading Missouri Man Charged in Bomb Threats Against Jewish Centers