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05-18-2022

The controversy over athletes with biologically male DNA competing in girls' sports is making new headlines. The hotly contested issue has led to 17 states banning trans athletes from participating in girls' sports based on their gender identity. Now, one major coaches association is calling for a "transgender division" to save women's and girls' sports. 

Finland's Ambassador to NATO Klaus Korhonen, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Sweden's Ambassador to NATO Axel Wernhoff attend a ceremony to mark Sweden's and Finland's application for membership. (AP Photo)a
05-18-2022

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance stands ready to seize a historic moment and move quickly on allowing Finland and Sweden to join its ranks, after the two countries submitted their membership requests.

Cars drive past a destroyed Russian tank as a convoy of vehicles evacuating civilians leaves Irpin, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
05-17-2022

Vladimir Putin's plan to take over Ukraine may be hitting the wall. Russian troops are suffering major defeats, and NATO is now set to expand on Russia's border.

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05-16-2022

Sweden's prime minister announced Monday that Sweden will join Finland in seeking NATO membership in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a historic shift that comes after more than 200 years of military nonalignment in the Nordic country.

Ukrainian servicemen squat during a patrol in a recently retaken village, north of Kharkiv, east Ukraine, Sunday, May 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
05-16-2022

Almost three months after Russia shocked the world by invading Ukraine, its military faces a bogged-down war, the prospect of a bigger NATO, and an opponent buoyed Sunday by wins on and off the battlefield.

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05-13-2022

As Russia continues to suffer devastating losses in Ukraine, how likely would a desperate President Putin be to use nuclear weapons against NATO in the Baltics or Ukraine?

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05-12-2022

Implantable chips in humans are not new, but for the last several years, the push to market them to a dubious population has escalated. Now, a company in the United Kingdom has developed a new chip that allows you to pay on the same reader as a credit card.

Finland's President Sauli Niinisto makes a point during a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (AP Photo)
05-12-2022

Vladimir Putin's war on Ukraine is backfiring, big time. By invading Ukraine, Putin intended to keep NATO from expanding along Russia's border. Instead, the opposite is unfolding. Today, Finland announced that it wants to join NATO, and Sweden is expected to follow.

Blood red skies over China (Image: screen captures from Twitter)
05-11-2022

Blood red skies in China this week left many residents wondering if the end of the world had come. And in the U.S., a lunar eclipse Sunday night turned the moon red. These celestial signs evoke some key biblical, End Times questions.

In this image from video posted on the Bongbong Marcos Facebook page, presidential candidate and former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. issues a statement to the media on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Manila, Philippines. AP Photo
05-10-2022

The namesake son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos appeared to have been elected Philippine president by a landslide in an astonishing reversal of the 1986 “People Power” pro-democracy revolt that ousted his father.

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