Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls out Biden for quoting Muhammad pronouncing Sharia law in remarks to Muslim voters

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden quoted the Muslim prophet Muhammad pronouncing Sharia law during an address to Muslim voters last month, Hoover Institution research fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday. Carlson played several clips from the July 20 remarks, in which Biden vowed to end Trump’s “Muslim ban on day one” of his administration and stated,[…]

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested, newsroom raided under China’s new security law

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested and his newsroom raided by police in the semi-autonomous nation’s latest enforcement of China’s new national security law. The 71-year-old Lai is an outspoken pro-democracy figure and regularly criticizes China’s authoritarian rule and Hong Kong’s government. He heads the Next Digital Group, which operates the pro-democracy[…]

Georgia Gov. Kemp signs new law to protect police, other first responders

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law Wednesday a measure designed to offer additional protections to police officers despite opposition from a national anti-police brutality movement. House Bill 838 makes bias-motivated intimidation of first responders a crime. It would apply to anyone responsible in the death or serious bodily injury of a police officer, firefighter or emergency[…]

DHS chief details attacks by rioters on law enforcement in Portland with sledgehammers, IEDs

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Thursday detailed to senators the assaults that federal law enforcement had been subjected to from rioters in Portland — saying officers had been attacked with weapons including sledgehammers and improvised explosive devices (IED). “Our federal officers have faced assaults from bricks, baseball bats, sledgehammers, Molotov cocktails, mortar-style commercial-grade[…]

Minnesota activist argues ‘defund the police’ about ‘equal treatment,’ not dismantling law enforcement

“We’re not asking for the police to be completely abolished,” Minneapolis activist Raeisha Williams told “The Story” Wednesday in an effort to explain her call for “defunding” the police. “What we’re asking for is equal treatment.” “We are citizens, we’re American citizens that helped build this country …” she told host Sandra Smith. “What we’ve asked for[…]

Planning law overhaul for England takes next step

Image copyright Reuters Sweeping changes to England’s planning system will “cut red tape, but not standards,” Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has said. Under draft new laws, first revealed on Sunday, developers will be granted “automatic” permission to build homes and schools on sites for “growth”. It follows Boris Johnson’s pledge to “build back better” after[…]

GOP lawmakers push resolution supporting nation’s law enforcement officers, rejecting efforts to defund police

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., is introducing a resolution to express support for the nation’s law enforcement and reject efforts to defund the police. “Democrat mayors and governors are allowing anarchists to burn our cities to the ground,” Buck said in a statement to Fox News. “The least we can do is offer our nation’s[…]

Hong Kong bars pro-democracy candidates from election, signals intent to uphold new China law

Hong Kong disqualified at least 12 pro-democracy nominees from an upcoming election after the government said the candidates failed to pledge allegiance to both Hong Kong and Beijing. Among those barred Thursday from the September legislative election are prominent pro-democracy activist Tiffany Yuen, incumbent lawmaker Dennis Kwok from the pro-democracy Civic Party, and Joshua Wong, an activist[…]