Joe Rogan refers to his 14-year-old daughter, who was raped in heated abortion debate with Seth Dillon

Joe Rogan clashed with a conservative commentator in a heated abortion debate – even raising his own young daughter during the skirmish. The polarizing podcaster – who previously said he’s “100% for a woman’s right to choose” – referenced the recent overthrow of Roe v. Wade with guest Seth Dillon on a recent episode of … Read more

Coast Guard crew rescue five fishermen from sinking boat off Texas Gulf Coast

The Coast Guard said a Texas station crew rescued five fishermen from a sinking boat near Corpus Christi on Monday, August 15. The crew approached fishermen who expected to stop illegal fishing in South Texas waters, but found their boat was sinking, according to the Coast Guard. Publish. NCO Alfredo Benavidez said the situation “illustrates … Read more

Australia seizes land earmarked for Russian embassy over ‘worrying’ spying allegations

IPA’s Gideon Rozner said Australia’s concerns about Russian spies in Canberra are a “worrying development”. The Australian newspaper reports that Australia has taken control of land which has been awarded to Russia to build a new embassy – sparking diplomatic tensions over fears Moscow brought in spies to construct the building and ran out of … Read more

Morrison goes public with Secret Defense Ministries

Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison this morning explained his decision to be secretly appointed to five ministerial portfolios and is resisting calls for him to quit Parliament. Photo: AAP/Dean Lewins Prime Minister Anthony Albanese revealed on Tuesday that Morrison had appointed himself to the finance, treasury, health, home affairs and resources portfolios between March 2020 … Read more

Planning for COVID-19 vaccine rollout started too late, Commonwealth failed to adequately engage states, damning review finds

The former Morrison government’s planning for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in Australia was not ‘timely’, it underestimated how difficult it would be to protect elderly and disabled residents and fell short to adequately engage with states and territories before deployment begins, a damning review found. Key points: Auditor General review found coalition left … Read more

German fighter jets will take part in joint exercises in Australia

BERLIN, Germany: Underlining Berlin’s focus on assistance in the Indo-Pacific region amid rising tensions with China over Taiwan, Germany is sending 13 military aircraft to participate in joint exercises in Australia, which will be the largest peacetime deployment of the German Air Force. After US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei in … Read more

CDC announces sweeping reorganization, aimed at changing agency culture and restoring public trust

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky met with the agency’s senior leadership this morning to outline her plans to overhaul the way the agency operates. She plans to remake the culture to help the agency act faster when responding to a public health crisis. She also wants to make it easier for other parts of government … Read more

2 gunmen open fire, killing man in New York yard: video

Two gunmen savagely opened fire in a Queens NYCHA yard – fatally striking a 24-year-old man, new video shows. Surveillance footage, released Tuesday evening, shows two young-looking suspects firing a flurry of bullets into the courtyard of the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway – apparently aiming off-camera – around 6:20 p.m. Monday. Jabeon Bivins, 24, … Read more