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Thu, 06 Oct 2022 19:13:44 EDT

Video Report: Nuclear Power Plant Under Threat; Kamikaze Drones Strike Kyiv Suburb

Russia lays claim to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and Iranian made kamikaze drones strike a Kyiv suburb, Newsmax Ukraine correspondent Shelby Wilder reports the latest on "John Bachman Now."


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 18:02:59 EDT

US Sanctions Iranian Officials Over Protest Crackdown

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on seven Iranian officials over the shutdown of internet access and the crackdown on peaceful protesters following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of morality police.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 17:28:40 EDT

Uvalde School District Fires Officer After CNN IDs Her as Ex-Trooper Under Investigation

The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District on Thursday terminated a school officer who was hired during the summer after CNN identified her as a former state trooper under investigation following the May school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 17:22:55 EDT

Proud Boys Member Pleads Guilty to Seditious Conspiracy for US Capitol Attack

A member of the Proud Boys pleaded guilty on Thursday to a charge of seditious conspiracy over his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, making him the first member of the group to do so.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 17:20:49 EDT

NKorea Fires Ballistic Missiles After Condemning UN Meeting, US Drills

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea on Thursday in the direction of Japan, after the return of a U.S. aircraft carrier to the region and a U.N. Security Council meeting in response to the North's recent launches.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 17:13:21 EDT

Rep. Comer: Probe Biden Official Over Potential Hatch Act Violations

Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., is requesting a White House special counsel probe into Biden administration official Xochitl Torres Small for potential Hatch Act violations, Newsmax has learned.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 17:06:07 EDT

Sen. Sasse Expected to Resign, Lead University of Florida

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., will reportedly resign his post by the end of the year to head the State University System of Florida, according to one of his former staffers. KFAB talk radio host Ian Swanson reported on Thursday that Sasse "will imminently announce his intent to ...


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:58:27 EDT

Bryan Lieb to Newsmax: Iranian Protesters are Fighting for Their Lives, Support America

The Iranian people love and support America and are fighting for their livelihoods, says Bryan Lieb, the executive director of Iranian Americans for Liberty.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:31:25 EDT

Study: COVID Rebound After Paxlovid Linked to Robust Immune Response

A rebound of COVID-19 symptoms in some patients after taking Pfizer's antiviral Paxlovid may be related to a robust immune response rather than a weak one, U.S. government researchers reported on Thursday.They concluded that taking a longer course of the drug - beyond the...


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:25:06 EDT

CDC: US Gun Deaths Reach New Highs

Murders and suicides involving guns have reached an all-time high in the United States, health officials reported Thursday. From 2020 to 2021, the rate of firearm homicides increased by more than 8%, as did the rate of firearm suicides, according to the report from the U.S....


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:23:31 EDT

Stocks Close Lower Again on Wall St, But Still Up for Week

Stocks closed lower again on Wall Street but still managed to hold on to sizable gains for the week.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 15:51:57 EDT

Trump Allies Launch Senate Ad Campaign

Allies of former President Donald Trump launched a new ad campaign in support of Republican Senate candidates through a recently created super PAC, according to AdImpact.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 15:46:18 EDT

Feds Believe They Have Enough to Charge Hunter Biden With Tax, Gun Crimes

Federal investigators believe they have sufficient evidence to charge President Joe Biden's son Hunter with tax crimes and making a false statement about a gun purchase, and now it's up to a Delaware U.S. attorney to take the next steps, according to sources.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 15:24:41 EDT

Elon Musk Seeks Stay of Twitter Litigation for Oct. 28 Deal Close

Elon Musk requested a judge stay his litigation with Twitter Inc pending the receipt of financing for the $44 billion deal, which he said is expected to close at $54.20 per share on or around Oct. 28, according to a court filing.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 15:15:31 EDT

Biden Pardons Thousands for 'Simple Possession' of Marijuana

President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of "simple possession" of marijuana, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproportionately impact people of color.He is also...


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 15:11:43 EDT

Poll: Kemp Leads Abrams by 5 Percentage Points in Georgia

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp leads Democrat challenger Stacey Abrams among likely voters by 5 percentage points, according to a new poll released Thursday by Insider/Advantage Fox 5. "The race for governor of Georgia has tightened just slightly, but not beyond the margin of ...


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 12:45:33 EDT

Climate Change Likely Aiding Alaskan Cruise Season: Norwegian Cruise CEO

Climate change may be playing a role in extending the Alaskan cruise season, potentially opening up new revenue opportunities for the industry, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Chief Executive Officer Frank Del Rio said Thursday.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 12:28:38 EDT

Yellen Calls for World Bank Revamp to Tackle Global Challenges

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday called for the World Bank Group and other multilateral development banks to revamp their business models to shift from country-specific financing to addressing global needs such as climate change.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 11:01:38 EDT

Goldman Forecasts $115 Oil on OPEC+ Cuts

Goldman Sachs has raised its oil price forecast for this year and 2023, as the U.S. bank expects the 2 million barrels per day (bpd) output cut agreed by OPEC+ producers to be "very bullish" for prices going forward.


Thu, 06 Oct 2022 09:29:38 EDT

As Iran Protests Spread From Universities to Secondary Schools, Regime Blames US, Israel

Protests against the Iranian regime - triggered by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini at the hands of Iran's "morality police" nearly three weeks ago - continue to grow, spreading from university campuses to high schools as the academic year begins.