September 17, 2019

DOJ: Trump decision to end DACA was lawful

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By Theodore Bunker From Newsmax The Department of Justice has submitted a legal brief to the Supreme Court arguing that President Donald Trump was acting within the law when he ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, The New York Times reports. Justice attorneys wrote in a brief submitted late on Monday that the Department of […]

Ex-Colombian President: Epstein flew to Cuba at Castro’s invitation

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By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who died last week in jail awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, had once traveled to Cuba at Fidel Castro’s invitation, Colombia’s former president Andrés Pastrana revealed. Pastrana’s comments were revealed in a report by the Washington, D.C. bureau of McClatchy newspapers. The report noted that Pastrana said he […]

Coffee may help your body burn fat

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By Zoe Papapdakis From Newsmax The health benefits of drinking a morning cup of Joe are piling up and researchers have just added a new entry to the list – weight loss. A new study that appeared Monday morning in the journal Scientific Reports suggests that coffee can actually help your body burn fat. The report looked […]

Study: Beagles sniff out early lung cancer

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Beagles were able to detect early lung cancer by scent in blood serum samples with 97% accuracy, researchers say. In a study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, the researchers concluded the dogs’ highly developed olfactory systems could ultimately be used to identify biomarkers associated with various types of […]

84-year-old may be evicted from veterans home for holding Bible study

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By Zoe Papadakis from Newsmax An 84-year-old woman may be evicted from her California veterans home if she continues to hold Bible studies, Christian Headlines reported. Artis Breau moved into the home nine years ago and has provided  voluntary Bible study to residents ever since. However, last week the widow received notification from the California Department of […]

Pennsylvania school principal forbidden from saying ‘God Bless America’

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By Zoe Papadakis from Newsmax An elementary school principal in Pennsylvania is being forced to stop saying “God Bless America”  in school halls after receiving a complaint accusing him of violating the law. The Springfield School District confirmed on Friday that a parent had lodged a complaint against Peter Brigg, the principal of Sabold Elementary School, who would […]

NBC: Dispute over family separations at border forced Nielsen out

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By Theodore Bunker From newsmax Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation was partly fueled by her resistance to implementing a large-scale policy of separating immigrant families at the border, NBC News reports. President Donald Trump has spent the last several months pushing his administration to crack down on migrant families, despite issuing an executive order in June […]

CNN: Study links sugary drinks to higher risk of premature death

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By Theodore Bunker From Newsmax Regularly drinking sugary beverages like soda is connected with a higher likelihood of premature death from cardiovascular disease, according to a new study reported by CNN. Risk of premature death for women who drink more than two servings of a sugary beverage each day was 63 percent higher than women who […]

Nanotechnology could give humans infrared vision

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By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Nanotechnology may soon give humans infrared vision, according to a new study that successfully achieved this with mice. This could open up a new door in human infrared technologies with applications extending to security and military operations, scientists from the University of Science and Technology of China said. The study, published this […]

Research reveals gene-edited babies may have enhanced brains

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By Brian Freeman from Newsmax The widely-condemned Chinese scientist who created the world’s first gene-edited babies may have inadvertently enhanced their brains, Newsweek reported on Monday. He Jiankui, in announcing in November the birth of twin girls whom he had genetically edited by deleting the CCR5 gene, said he had done so to have them become more […]