Surfer Killed in Shark Attack on Australia’s East Coast

SYDNEY—A man has been killed in a suspected shark attack on Tuesday off a popular beach on the mid-north coast of Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) state, rescuers and police said. Emergency services were called to Tuncurry beach, more than 300 kms (186 miles) north of Sydney, after reports of the shark attack, NSW police said in a statement. The man, believed to be in his 50s, suffered critical injuries to his upper right thigh after being attacked while surfing. “Despite the best efforts of paramedics and bystanders at the scene, the man could not be resuscitated,” NSW Ambulance said in a tweet. The incident would be Australia’s first fatal shark attack of the year, according to the Taronga Conservation

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Trump Calls for Talks on Jan. 6 Commission to Be ‘Ended Immediately’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged Republicans to cease all discussion with the Democrats about a bipartisan proposal to launch a commission tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol breach in Washington. “Republicans in the House and Senate should not approve the Democrat trap of the January 6 Commission. It is just more partisan unfairness and unless the murders, riots, and fire bombings in Portland, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, and New York are also going to be studied, this discussion should be ended immediately,” Trump said, referring to the Black Lives Matter riots that occurred in cities across the nation last year. “Republicans must get much tougher and much smarter, and stop being used by the Radical Left. Hopefully, Mitch McConnell

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Sean Hannity: Mainstream media’s narrative is more important to the left than telling Americans the truth

Sean Hannity slammed the mainstream media on “Hannity” Tuesday, saying “their narrative is always more important to the left than actually telling the American people the truth” about Joe Biden.  SEAN HANNITY: The media mob, Democratic Party, Big Tech, they have zero fidelity to something called the truth. From the Russia hoax to Justice Cavanaugh, the dirty dossier, last summer’s violent riots, that they wouldn’t call riots. You know, their narrative is always more important to the left than actually telling the American people truth.  Case and point, you can turn on fake news CNN or MSDNC, you’re likely not going to hear anything negative about Joe Biden’s horrendous presidency, the fact that he’s weak, frail, and struggling cognitively. They

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‘Rush Limbaugh Day’ quietly scrapped by Missouri lawmakers after being approved by House

Missouri lawmakers appear to have quietly backtracked on passing “Rush Limbaugh Day” into law.  Earlier this month, Republicans in the Missouri House of Representatives voted to declare Jan. 12, which is the birthday of the late talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, in honor of the conservative icon, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  However, last Friday, which was the last day of the legislative session, the holiday was omitted from the bill that was passed.  SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF RUSH LIMBAUGH ESTABLISHED TO BENEFIT FAMILIES OF FALLEN POLICE, MILITARY Missouri Democrats were opposed to honoring Limbaugh when the first vote was held.  According to the Post-Dispatch. the holidays that were approved by Missouri lawmakers include “Pioneering Black Women’s Day” on March

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US Warship Again Sails Through Taiwan Strait, Prompting Anger From Beijing

A U.S. warship has again sailed through the sensitive waterway that separates Taiwan from its giant neighbor China, at a time of increased tensions between Taipei and Beijing. The U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet said the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur conducted a “routine Taiwan Strait transit” on Tuesday in accordance with international law. “The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military will continue to fly, sail, and operate anywhere international law allows,” it said. A spokesman for China’s Eastern Theatre Command on Wednesday expressed strong opposition to the move. “The U.S. actions sends the wrong signals to Taiwan independence forces, deliberately disrupting the regional

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Trump implores GOP to vote against proposed Jan. 6 riot commission

President Trump urged Congressional Republicans late Tuesday to vote against legislation that would create a 9/11-style commission to investigate the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, calling it “more partisan unfairness” by Democrats. “[U]nless the murders, riots, and fire bombings in Portland, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, and New York are also going to be studied, this discussion should be ended immediately,” Trump said in a statement. “Republicans must get much tougher and much smarter, and stop being used by the Radical Left. “Hopefully, [Senate Minority Leader] Mitch McConnell and [House Minority Leader] Kevin McCarthy are listening!” the former president concluded. The measure is expected to pass the House Wednesday despite the opposition of GOP leadership, including McCarthy (R-Calif.), who

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‘Big Sky’s Cliffhanger Is Setting Up a Season 2

It’s been seven months since Big Sky first premiered on ABC and captivated audiences, but after 16 episodes and two hiatuses it’s finally come to an end. We finally know what happened to the Kleinsasser family, and if our favorite fearless detectives are any closer to finding their perp. Big Sky started as a chilling human trafficking saga set against the backdrop of a sleepy small town. With its Season 1 finale, it seems as if the David E. Kelley series is getting back to its roots. Desperate to know how Big Sky ends? If you’re one of those people who flips to the back of the novel halfway through, we have you covered. What Happened to the Kleinsasser Family?

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Ruthless podcast rips Politico’s ‘offensive’ report on Biden, teachers unions reopening schools: ‘Shameless’

Media top headlines May 18 Sen. Tom Cotton saying the Associated Press has to account for working in the same building as Hamas and more round out today’s top media headlines. The co-hosts of the conservative podcast “Ruthless” accused Politico of “revisionist history” over its report about the so-called “campaign” being launched by the Biden administration and teachers unions to reopen schools full time.  Politico raised eyebrows on Monday with a tweet that read, “The Biden administration and teachers unions are mounting a campaign to return American children to classrooms five days a week,” linking to the outlet’s “Weekly Edition: Coronavirus Special Edition.”  On Tuesday’s podcast, Ruthless tore into Politico.  RUTHLESS PODCAST TO REPUBLICANS: IF THE MEDIA ASKS YOU ABOUT

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Trump urges GOP to avoid ‘trap’ of commission to investigate Capitol riot

Former President Donald Trump warned Democrats are setting a “trap” by pushing for a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot and urged congressional Republicans not to step into it. “Republicans in the House and Senate should not approve the Democrat trap of the January 6 Commission,” Trump said in a statement from his Save America PAC on Tuesday. “It is just more partisan unfairness and unless the murders, riots, and fire bombings in Portland, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, and New York are also going to be studied, this discussion should be ended immediately.” Trump added, “Republicans must get much tougher and much smarter, and stop being used by the Radical Left. Hopefully, Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy are

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Mark McCloskey Files Campaign Papers to Run for Senate in Missouri

Mark McCloskey, the Missouri lawyer who briefly entered the national spotlight after pointing a rifle at Black Lives Matter protesters who trespassed near his home, filed formal campaign paperwork to run for the U.S. Senate in Missouri. McCloskey launched a campaign website, which says that he “and his wife, Patty, held off a violent mob through the exercise of their 2nd Amendment rights. “Since then, they addressed the Republican National Convention, and have been frequent guests on Fox, Newsmax, OAN, CNN and a variety of national and local news and talk TV and radio programs,” the website states. “They campaigned extensively in support of President Trump and continue to speak around the nation on their support of the Constitution, the

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