Articles written by: Lynn Wilkins

Asia markets tepid ahead of Fed meeting

Asia markets tepid ahead of Fed meeting

Shares in Asia were tepid on Tuesday, ahead of a closely watched meeting by the U.S. set to kick off later in the day stateside. Mainland Chinese shares were mixed on the day, with the slipping 0.18 percent to 3,090.98 and the Shenzhen component largely flat at 9,839.74. The Shenzhen […]

Clinic for transgender kids hiding suicide risks

Clinic for transgender kids hiding suicide risks

  The social movement causing children to question their gender – and in some instances partake of a chemical brew that suppresses their normal physical development – has created new ethical issues. And lapses, apparently. A professor at Oxford University in the United Kingdom is accusing the National Health Service’s only specialized clinic for transgender children […]

Mike Pompeo won‘t rule out future campaign

Mike Pompeo won‘t rule out future campaign

(WICHITA EAGLE) — When Mike Pompeo thinks about what’s next, he thinks about Kansas. He’s ruled out a U.S. Senate run in 2020. But on the eve of Pompeo’s first official visit to Kansas since his meteoric rise from congressman to secretary of state, the Wichita Republican propped open the […]

Pentagon considering space-based weapon

Pentagon considering space-based weapon

(DefenseOne) Defense officials want to test a neutral particle-beam in orbit in fiscal 2023 as part of a ramped-up effort to explore various types of space-based weaponry. They’ve asked for $304 million in the 2020 budget to develop such beams, more powerful lasers, and other new tech for next-generation missile […]

Reuters concealed damaging Beto information

Reuters concealed damaging Beto information

(Daily Caller) Reuters bragged Friday about its scoop that Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was once involved in a notorious hacker group, but revealed in the process that one of its reporters willingly sat on the story until after O’Rourke lost his Texas Senate race to incumbent Ted Cruz. Reuters’ […]

Dutch tram terror: 3 dead, 9 wounded

Dutch tram terror: 3 dead, 9 wounded

(DAILYMAIL) — Dutch police have named a suspect in the ‘terrorist-motivated’ shooting on a tram in Utrecht, which resulted in the death of three people and left nine others injured. Police tweeted a photograph of Turkish-born Gökmen Tanis, 37, believed to have been captured on the tram’s CCTV just four […]

Dead whale has 88 pounds of plastic in stomach

Dead whale has 88 pounds of plastic in stomach

() — A dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg (88lbs) of plastic bags inside its stomach, researchers have said. Workers at D’Bone Collector Museum recovered the Cuvier’s beaked whale east of Davao City earlier in March. In a Facebook post, the museum said the animal was […]

Barack Obama‘s brother asks if Michelle is ‘Michael‘

Barack Obama‘s brother asks if Michelle is ‘Michael‘

Malik Obama, a half-brother to Barack Obama, has been known to throw verbal bombs. He’s at it again. This time he’s wondering about Michelle Obama, Barack’s wife. Is Michelle Michael? — Malik Obama () Malik Obama, who once posted an image purporting to show a Kenyan birth certificate for his brother, asked “Is Michelle Michael?” it […]

Pro-Hillary activist Donna Brazile takes job at Fox News

Pro-Hillary activist Donna Brazile takes job at Fox News

A pro-Hillary Clinton Democratic activist who admits her own “lack of civility” in the past “has been on full display” has taken a job with Fox News. Donna Brazile, who was accused of passing along CNN questions for a 2016 Democratic primary presidential debate to Clinton,  that she is excited to […]

‘Dossier‘ author admits using online gossip as source

‘Dossier‘ author admits using online gossip as source

The author of the “dossier” of unverified claims about President Trump that was used by the Obama administration as evidence before a secret Washington court to obtain permission to spy on the Trump 2016 campaign was based largely on … gossip. That’s according to its author.  Christopher Steele, an ex-British spy who was […]