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TRUMP’S Unwavering Support For Israel Cheered At GOP Convention

TRUMP’S Unwavering Support For Israel Cheered At GOP Convention

Matt Brooks, CEO of the Republican Jewish Coalition, spoke passionately at the 2024 Republican National Convention. He emphasized Trump’s strong support for Israel and criticized Biden’s foreign policy failures. “Let me hear you cheer if you support Israel!” Brooks urged, drawing loud cheers from the crowd.

Brooks contrasted the GOP’s stance with that of Democrats, claiming a pro-Israel speech would be booed at their convention. Attendees proudly displayed Israeli flags as Brooks highlighted Trump’s achievements, including moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and delivering the Abraham Accords.

The convention celebrated Trump’s formal nomination as the Republican presidential candidate alongside running mate J.D. Vance. This event followed a failed assassination attempt on Trump just days earlier, adding to the triumphalist atmosphere in Milwaukee.

Republicans aim to leverage dissatisfaction within the Jewish community over Biden’s perceived lack of support for Israel and tolerance of antisemitism on campuses and in cities. “This election is a critical moment for the American Jewish community,” Brooks stated, urging voters to continue Trump’s pro-Israel legacy and repair U.S.-Israel relations after what he described as four disastrous years under Biden.

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SENATOR Menendez CONVICTED: Corruption Verdict Shocks Nation

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez was convicted of accepting bribes and acting as a foreign agent for Egypt. Prosecutors said he abused his office to protect allies and enrich associates, including his wife.

Menendez, 70, vowed to appeal the verdict, claiming he never violated his public oath or acted as a foreign agent. He did not testify during the nine-week trial but insisted publicly that he was only doing his job as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

The conviction comes just four months before Election Day, likely ending Menendez’s chances of reelection as an independent. Prominent Democrats, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Andy Kim, have called for his resignation following the verdict.

MADURO SHOCKS With Sympathy for Trump After Assassination Attempt

MADURO SHOCKS With Sympathy for Trump After Assassination Attempt

Former President Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt during a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. The shooter injured Trump and killed Corey Comperatore, a former fire chief.

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro condemned the attack on Trump during his own campaign rally. Maduro’s comments were unusually sympathetic towards Trump, wishing him a "speedy recovery.

Maduro stated, “We have been adversaries but I wish President Trump health and a long life.” This marks a significant shift from his typical hostile rhetoric against the former U.S. president.

TRUMP ASSASSINATION Attempt: Hero Dead, TWO Injured At Pennsylvania Rally

TRUMP ASSASSINATION Attempt: Hero Dead, TWO Injured At Pennsylvania Rally

The Pennsylvania State Police have identified the victims of the attempted assassination of former President TRUMP at a rally in Butler County. Corey Comperatore, 50, from Sarver, Pennsylvania, was killed. David Dutch and James Copenhaver were injured but are in stable condition. Matt Popovich of the Marine Corps League of Pennsylvania confirmed that one of their members was among the victims. “It is with great sadness that I report that one of the civilians shot at the rally was one of our own,” he wrote on Facebook.Corey Comperatore, a former fire chief, tragically lost his life while shielding his family from bullets. David Dutch remains in critical condition after being shot in the liver and chest. He is currently in an induced coma following multiple surgeries.Doctors described Trump’s survival as “miraculous” given how close a bullet came to his brain. The incident highlights growing political tensions and has left communities mourning and praying for those affected.

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BELOVED Fitness Icon RICHARD Simmons Dies at 76

Richard Simmons, the energetic fitness guru known for his tank tops and short shorts, died Saturday at age 76. His publicist confirmed his death at his Los Angeles home from natural causes.

Simmons had revealed a skin cancer diagnosis in March 2024 and had recently withdrawn from public view, sparking speculation about his health. TMZ first reported his death.

A former overweight teen, Simmons became famous for promoting weight loss through media like the Emmy-winning “Richard Simmons Show” and best-selling books. His “Sweatin’ to the Oldies” videos were a cultural hit.

Despite becoming a target of jokes for his flamboyant style, Simmons remained dedicated to helping people live healthier lives. “I want to help people and make the world a healthier place,” he said in 1982.

LABOUR’S Dangerous Plan: Early Prisoner Release Sparks Outrage

LABOUR’S Dangerous Plan: Early Prisoner Release Sparks Outrage

The United Kingdom’s new Labour government announced a controversial plan to release prisoners who have served 40% of their sentence. This measure aims to address severe overcrowding in prisons across the country.

British Secretary of State for Justice Shabana Mahmood blamed the previous government for the crisis, stating, “They put their political interests before the country.” Mahmood emphasized that emergency measures are necessary to prevent a total breakdown of law and order.

According to Mahmood, U.K. prisons have been operating at over 99% capacity since early 2023, with full occupancy expected soon. The new policy will include safeguards and exemptions to ensure public safety and will be implemented in September.

TRAGIC Migrant RESCUE in English Channel Exposes Border Crisis

TRAGIC Migrant RESCUE in English Channel Exposes Border Crisis

Around 60 migrants were rescued by the French navy and coastguard from a capsized inflatable boat near Boulogne-sur-Mer. Four migrants were found unresponsive and could not be revived. The rescue operation is ongoing, with concerns that more victims may still be in the water.

The migrant crisis on Britain’s southern shore remains unresolved, contributing to the downfall of the previous British government. The new Labour government has promised action but has yet to deliver any meaningful results.

Nigel Farage, leader of Reform UK, criticized the new government for its inaction following the recent deaths in the Channel. He warned that he would hold them accountable just as he did with their predecessors.

People smugglers continue to exploit desperate migrants, leading to overcrowded and dangerous crossings. This year alone, 19 people have died attempting to cross the English Channel, while 14,000 have successfully made it across — a nearly 20% increase from last year.

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NEW SECURITY Bill In South Sudan Sparks Western Outrage

The U.S. and other western nations criticized a new security bill in South Sudan that allows detaining people without warrants. They argue it undermines political and civil freedoms ahead of the December elections.

Passed on July 3, the bill has jeopardized peace talks and raised fears of arbitrary arrests before the country’s first-ever elections. President Salva Kiir has 30 days to either approve or veto the law.

Nine western envoys, including those from the U.S. and Britain, stated that signing this bill would hinder free political and civic expression, essential for peaceful elections. The U.S. State Department emphasized creating an environment where citizens can express views without fear is crucial for democracy in South Sudan.

DEMOCRAT Calls for BIDEN to Resign Over Health Concerns

DEMOCRAT Calls for BIDEN to Resign Over Health Concerns

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (D-WA) called for President Biden to step down and resign on Thursday. She cited concerns from her constituents about the President’s age and health. “I doubt the President’s judgement about his health, his fitness to do the job, and whether he is the one making important decisions,” she stated.

Perez emphasized that Americans deserve a president who is fit enough to lead. She urged Biden to put national interest first by resigning. “The crisis of confidence in the President’s leadership needs to come to an end,” she added.

Later in the day, Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) also called for Biden’s resignation after a NATO press conference. Despite praising Biden’s record and accomplishments, Himes joined Perez in suggesting it was time for him to step down.

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SENATE PASSES Bill To Reform Troubled Federal Prisons

The Senate passed the Federal Prison Oversight Act on Wednesday, aiming to bring transparency and accountability to the troubled Bureau of Prisons. The House approved the bill in May, and it now awaits President Biden’s signature. This legislation introduces an independent ombudsman to investigate complaints and mandates risk-based inspections by the Justice Department’s Inspector General.

Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., introduced the bill in 2022 during his investigation into the Bureau of Prisons as chair of a Senate subcommittee. He collaborated with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., forming a bipartisan group to address prison issues exposed by AP reporting. Reps. Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., and Lucy McBath, D-Ga., supported the House version of this critical reform measure.

Ossoff called Wednesday’s passage “a major milestone,” emphasizing that his investigation highlighted an urgent need for better oversight in federal prisons.

Advocates for incarcerated individuals also praised this legislative achievement as a significant step forward in addressing systemic corruption and misconduct within the prison system.

WELCH SLAMS Biden’S RE-Election:

WELCH SLAMS Biden’S RE-Election: "Disastrous" Debate Performance Raises RED Flags

Vermont Senator Peter Welch expressed concerns about President Biden’s re-election campaign in a Washington Post op-ed. While praising Biden’s past achievements, Welch highlighted worries about his recent debate performance. “We cannot unsee President Biden’s disastrous debate performance,” Welch wrote.

Welch noted that Biden appeared to freeze and struggled with his closing statement during the June 27 debate. He argued that these issues raise valid questions about Biden’s ability to defeat Trump in November. “The stakes could not be higher,” he added.

Despite understanding Biden’s desire to run again, Welch urged him to reassess his candidacy. “He saved us from Donald Trump once and wants to do it again,” Welch stated, but concluded, "In my view, he is not the best candidate.

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NATO’S BIG Move: Ukraine’s UNSTOPPABLE Path to Membership

NATO’s 32 members declared Ukraine on an “irreversible” path to membership in the alliance. This announcement came during their summit in Washington, emphasizing a commitment to Ukraine’s defense.

The U.S., Netherlands, and Denmark announced that Ukrainian pilots would receive NATO-provided F-16s by summer. President Zelenskyy expressed gratitude for the support amid ongoing deadly strikes from Russia.

NATO also committed to long-term security assistance and established a new center to ensure reliable arms and training for Ukraine. However, these commitments fall short of what Ukraine says it needs to defeat Russia.

The final statement labeled China as a “decisive enabler” of Russia’s war against Ukraine. NATO reaffirmed its support for Ukraine’s democratic, economic, and security reforms needed for full membership in the alliance.

TRIPLE MURDER Shocks Hertfordshire: Manhunt for Armed Suspect

TRIPLE MURDER Shocks Hertfordshire: Manhunt for Armed Suspect

Hertfordshire Police are searching for Kyle Clifford, 26, in connection with a suspected triple murder. Chief Superintendent Jon Simpson stated that Clifford is believed to have targeted three women who were related.

The incident involved a crossbow and possibly other weapons. The victims, aged 25, 28, and 61, were found seriously injured in a house in Bushey on Tuesday evening and were pronounced dead at the scene despite rescue efforts.

Clifford may still be armed and dangerous. The public is advised not to approach him but to contact authorities immediately if seen.

Chief Superintendent Simpson urged Clifford to make contact with the police as the manhunt continues with armed officers and specialist search teams actively involved.

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BRITISH PM Storms NATO Summit With Bold Ukraine Support

Newly elected British Prime Minister Keir Starmer made a strong debut at the NATO summit in Washington. He met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, reaffirming Britain’s unwavering support for Ukraine against Russia’s invasion. Starmer emphasized that his Labour government would ensure NATO’s unified backing for Kyiv.

Starmer aimed to send a clear message to Russian President Vladimir Putin about NATO’s strength and unity. He stated that NATO is now bigger and more united than ever, fully aware of the threat posed by Russian aggression.

In addition to meeting Zelenskyy, Starmer will have a one-on-one discussion with President Joe Biden to reaffirm the “special relationship” between the U.S. and Britain. Their extended handshake at the summit arrival ceremony highlighted this enduring partnership.

Starmer’s visit follows his landslide victory on July 4, signaling a new chapter for Britain after years of political turmoil over Brexit. His message to the world is clear: “We’re back.”

ANTI-ISRAEL Protests Erupt In Violence Near LA Synagogue

ANTI-ISRAEL Protests Erupt In Violence Near LA Synagogue

A violent anti-Israel demonstration near the Adas Torah synagogue in Los Angeles erupted into chaos on June 23. Clashes between pro-Israel supporters and anti-Israel protesters resulted in at least one arrest. Agitators allegedly blocked the synagogue entrance and harassed congregants.

Adam Swart, CEO of Crowds on Demand, criticized the demonstrators for alienating potential allies among left-leaning Jewish-Americans. “They’re alienating one of their potential major allies,” Swart told Fox News Digital. He argued that these actions do nothing to help the Palestinian cause.

President Biden condemned the violence, calling it “dangerous, unconscionable, antisemitic and un-American.” Demonstrations have intensified since Hamas attacked Israel, killing 1,200 people and kidnapping hundreds more. The conflict has exacerbated a humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

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ISRAELI STRIKES Escalate: Gaza Families Desperate Amid Chaos

Heavy Israeli bombardment rocked Gaza City on Tuesday, forcing thousands of Palestinians to flee and causing medical facilities to shut down. Israel’s new ground assault aims to combat Hamas militants regrouping in previously cleared areas.

Large parts of Gaza City have been flattened after nine months of fighting, with several hundred thousand Palestinians still in the north. “The fighting has been intense,” said Hakeem Abdel-Bar, who fled to relatives’ homes as Israeli forces advanced.

Families called for ambulances for their wounded or trapped relatives, but first responders couldn’t reach them due to ongoing operations, according to Palestinian Red Crescent spokesperson Nebal Farsakh. “It’s a dangerous zone,” she stated.

Following an evacuation call from Israel on Monday, staff at Al-Ahli and Patients Friends Association Hospital rushed to move patients and shut down. All three Red Crescent medical facilities in Gaza City have closed as well.

BLOOMBERG’S $1 Billion Gift Transforms Johns Hopkins Medical School

BLOOMBERG’S $1 Billion Gift Transforms Johns Hopkins Medical School

Starting this fall, Bloomberg Philanthropies will cover tuition for Johns Hopkins medical students from families earning under $300,000 annually. This initiative aims to reduce student debt and increase opportunities.

Students from families making less than $175,000 a year will also have their living expenses and fees covered. Mike Bloomberg stated that more generous financial aid has made Johns Hopkins more economically diverse and selective.

The $1 billion gift will not only make medical school tuition-free for those with limited means but also boost financial aid for other graduate programs at Johns Hopkins. This move is expected to attract top students who might otherwise be deterred by financial constraints.

NATO SUMMIT In DC: Biden’s RE-Election Doubts Shake Ukraine Support

NATO SUMMIT In DC: Biden’s RE-Election Doubts Shake Ukraine Support

World leaders are heading to Washington, D.C., this week for a historic NATO summit as uncertainty rises over continued U.S. support for Ukraine. The summit marks the 75th anniversary of the alliance’s founding and comes amid skepticism about President Biden’s re-election chances and their impact on Ukraine’s war with Russia.

Key issues on the agenda include Ukraine’s success in its war with Russia, its future within NATO, and how the alliance plans to bolster collective defense. The U.S. has been a major supporter of Ukraine, providing significant aid, sparking debate over whether this level of support can continue under a different presidency.

Former President Donald Trump has not clarified what U.S. involvement with NATO would look like if he wins a second term, leaving questions about future American support for the alliance and Ukraine unanswered. Experts believe Trump is unlikely to pull out of NATO altogether but note that the alliance is taking steps to safeguard its support for Ukraine should Washington reduce its involvement.

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HURRICANE BERYL Slams Texas Coast with Deadly Force

Hurricane Beryl made landfall near Matagorda, Texas, early Monday morning. The storm brought a dangerous surge and strong winds as it moved over land around 4 a.m. CST, according to the National Weather Service.

Beryl had strengthened back into a hurricane late Sunday, impacting southern Texas with rain and intensifying winds. Residents braced for the storm that had already caused destruction in Mexico and the Caribbean.

The National Hurricane Center issued an advisory at 3 a.m. CST warning of imminent landfall within two hours. This powerful storm has prompted significant concern and preparations along the Texas coast.

RUSSIAN MISSILE Strike Kills 17 In Ukraine: Zelenskyy Calls For Action

RUSSIAN MISSILE Strike Kills 17 In Ukraine: Zelenskyy Calls For Action

A Russian missile barrage targeted five Ukrainian cities, hitting apartment buildings and public infrastructure. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy reported the attack on social media, noting that Kryvyi Rih, his birthplace, saw 10 people killed and 47 injured. Kyiv authorities confirmed seven deaths in the capital.

The world should not be silent about it now," Zelenskyy urged on social media. Western leaders are gathering for a three-day NATO summit in Washington to discuss continued support for Ukraine amid Europe’s largest conflict since World War II.

In Kyiv, rescuers searched for survivors at Okhmatdyt children’s hospital after a missile caused part of the building to collapse. Sixteen people were injured, including seven children. The hospital was forced to shut down and evacuate as volunteers and emergency crews worked tirelessly amid rising smoke and debris.

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Starmer’s ANTI-BREXIT Agenda: EU Relations Set to DeepenParagraph 1

Keir Starmer’s government claims it will not reverse Brexit, but closer ties with the EU are clearly on their agenda. Starmer sent Foreign Secretary David Lammy to Berlin, Stockholm, and Warsaw for diplomatic talks.PARAGRAPH 2

Lammy, who controversially compared Brexiteers to Nazis, wrote in The Local about resetting relations with Europe. He emphasized working closely together to tackle shared challenges and supporting Ukraine against Putin.PARAGRAPH 3

The Labour Party shows no signs of scaling back military interventionism. Lammy affirmed Britain’s commitment to standing by Ukraine in its fight for freedom.PARAGRAPH 4

Lammy’s visit underscores the Labour Party’s intention to strengthen ties with European allies. His tweet highlighted cooperation on shared threats and a bit of football enthusiasm.

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REFORMIST VICTORY: Iran’s New President Promises Change

Reformist candidate Masoud Pezeshkian won Iran’s runoff presidential election, defeating hard-liner Saeed Jalili. Pezeshkian promised to reach out to the West and ease enforcement on the mandatory headscarf law. He secured 16.3 million votes compared to Jalili’s 13.5 million in an election with a 49.6% turnout.

Pezeshkian assured no radical changes to Iran’s Shiite theocracy, acknowledging Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the final authority. Despite his modest aims, he faces challenges from hard-liners and ongoing geopolitical tensions, including Western concerns over Iran’s uranium enrichment program.

Supporters celebrated in Tehran and other cities as Pezeshkian’s lead grew over Jalili. The heart surgeon and longtime lawmaker addressed journalists at Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s mausoleum, emphasizing his commitment to honesty and fulfilling promises made during his campaign.

Pezeshkian’s victory comes at a delicate time with high tensions in the Mideast and an upcoming U.S. election that could impact relations between Tehran and Washington. His win wasn’t a landslide, indicating he must navigate Iran’s complex internal politics carefully as he lacks experience in high-level security roles.

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HIGH-RANKING North Korean Official Defects: Shocking Escape to South Korea

Ri, a top North Korean official, defected to South Korea. This makes him the highest-ranking defector since 2016. Ri was an expert on Cuba for North Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He worked to block diplomatic ties between South Korea and Cuba.

In 2013, Ri negotiated the release of Chong Chon Gang, a North Korean ship seized by Panama for smuggling missiles and fighter jet parts hidden under brown sugar from Cuba. The ship had also been caught smuggling drugs before.

The seizure led to a five-day standoff with Panamanian marines, even though American and Panamanian officials called the cargo outdated junk. The Cuban regime provided a list of the military cargo after boarding the ship.

The incident caused major stress for the North Korean crew and led to severe consequences for those involved in the arms-for-sugar deal with Cuba. U.N. analysts believe losing the ship was a big blow to North Korea’s food situation and exposed their smuggling methods.