Biden routes $2 billion in border wall funds to military

Biden routes $2 billion in border wall funds to military

The Biden administration has formally announced plans to pull $2.2 billion of funding allocated by President Trump for construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border and spend it on other projects — even as the influx of illegal immigrants there continues to increase. The Department of Homeland Security detailed plans Friday to redirect the … Read more

Hobby Lobby sues Oxford professor for selling it stolen artifacts

Hobby Lobby sues Oxford professor for selling it stolen artifacts

Hobby Lobby wants a $7 million refund. The Oklahoma-based craft chain is suing the Oxford professor who duped the company into shelling out $7,095,100 between 2010 and 2013 for several fragments of ancient Biblical texts which he was later accused of having stolen, according to court papers. At the time, the company’s prominent evangelical Christian … Read more

Two Monkeypox cases discovered in UK

Two Monkeypox cases discovered in UK

While COVID-19 continues to run amok in the United Kingdom, fueled by the new Indian variant, there’s a new threat facing the British: Monkeypox. Two confirmed cases of the extremely communicable West African disease have now been confirmed in the United Kingdom. It was thought to have been introduced in May by a man who … Read more

Wild elephants back on the move in China after 300-mile trek

Wild elephants back on the move in China after 300-mile trek

A herd of wild elephants rampaging through southern China is back on the move. Their 300-mile trek from a wildlife reserve in the southwest Yunnan Province to just outside the provincial capital of Kunming has captured headlines worldwide. As of Saturday the herd was heading through the suburbs of the city of Yuxi. Through strategically … Read more

Jewish leaders slam desecration of Torah ark in Frankfurt airport

Jewish leaders slam desecration of Torah ark in Frankfurt airport

Jewish leaders in Germany condemned the desecration of a Torah ark inside a Jewish prayer lounge at Frankfurt’s international airport amid an increase in anti-Semitic attacks in the country. Police said a swastika had been painted on the ark inside the room, used for prayer, inside the airport’s transit area, according to an Associated Press … Read more