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Negotiators gathered in Vienna right now are facing a “Humpty Dumpty” moment: Obama sanctions expert leaves Iran nuclear team seeking tougher stance

Democrat lawyer Marc Elias, infamous for funding British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s discredited dossier, gave grand jury testimony as part of special counsel John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the flawed Trump-Russia collusion

Justice Department awarded millions in taxpayer-funded grants to crime reduction nonprofit groups tied to financier George Soros and liberal District Attorneys whose policies critics say have led to a spike in urban violent crimeSecond New York City police officer dies after shooting in Harlem domestic violence call

National Security: Ukrainian views “incorporated” into U.S. written response to RussiaHealthcare: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wars with Biden FDA over monoclonal antibodies - here's whyBusiness: Border disorderEditorial: The Supreme Court just reminded us why we need the Sixth Amendment

MOST READ: Biden phones Peter Doocy to “Clear the Air” after calling Fox reporter “Stupid Son of a B****”White privilege is real, but not in the way the Left thinks“Women are now third-class citizens”, says Penn swimmer in exclusive interview Washington Examiner

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Appears To Struggle To Answer What Biden Was Doing Today, Then A Reporter Tweeted Photos Of Biden Caught Shopping And Going Out For Ice Cream

New York Attorney General Appoints Counsel Who Has Supported “Abolish ICE” MovementReport: Number of High School Graduations Stalled Or Even Dropped In 2021 Because Of COVID-19

Senator Rand Paul Demands Answers From Fauci On “Gain-Of-Function” Funding“You Would Have A Trifecta:” Mike Pompeo Says Biden Could Do Three Things Right Now To Turn U.S. Energy Policy Around

Pelosi Announces Re-Election Campaign “For The Children”“Nothing More Than A Servant Of Satan:” Ministers Respond To Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock Calling Himself A “Pro-Choice Pastor”

While Housed At Fort Pickett In Virginia, Afghan Evacuees Faced “Few Repercussions” For Crimes Like Physical Abuse, Vehicle Theft Daily Wire

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Biden’s Border Crisis Worsens As December Apprehensions Reach Nearly 179,000Republicans Plan To Win Back The Senate, Then Do Nothing, Per UsualWisconsin Senator Ron Johnson’s Latest Covid Panel Reveals 800,000 People And Counting Want “A Second Opinion”

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans Demand Records Over Capitol Police Surveillance Of ConstituentsCNN Outdoes Itself With Cringe Propagandist Segment On “Suburban Women” Who Don’t Mind School ClosuresFinnish Government Puts Christianity On Trial, Calls The Bible “Hate Speech”

MOST READ: Biden Caught On Hot Mic Calling Fox News Reporter “Stupid Son Of A B-tch” After Inflation QuestionThe New Yorker Lies Again In Hit On Clarence Thomas And Wife That Falsely Claims He Attended A DC Event

If Trump Had Greenlighted Russia To Invade Ukraine Like Biden Just Did, He’d Be Accused Of CorruptionA Scandal For Every Month: The Biggest Botches, Failures, And Mess-Ups Of Joe Biden’s First 12 Months In Office The Federalist

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U.S. Ordered Diplomat Families to Evacuate From Ukraine out of “Abundance of Caution”: OfficialGroup Offers School Board Activist Training Nationwide

Bipartisan Coalition Demands Vote on Legislation to Bar Congressmen from Stock TradingGoFundMe Withholding Over $5 Million Raised by Truckers Protesting Vaccine Mandate: Spokesperson

EDITOR PICKS: Current Literature Market is “WOKE” From Top to Bottom: Heroes of Liberty EditorFact-Checkers Are Used to Confuse the Public: Sharyl Attkisson

MOST READ: FBI Searches Center for COVID Control Headquarters Following Complaints: OfficialsEXCLUSIVE: Why are Non-COVID Deaths Spiking Among Prime-Age Americans?The Post Office’s Law Enforcement Arm Is Expanding Its Surveillance Powers The Epoch Times

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES - Mainstream/Blamestream Media Scream: (Watch Dog On-Line Publications) CORRUPTION CHRONICLES: Judicial Watch: FBI Letter Shows Pfizer Tied to Investigation of Project VeritasJudicial Watch: FBI Letter Shows Pfizer Tied to Investigation of Project Veritas

“Investigating the Investigators:” udicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Take Up Challenges to Harvard, UNC Race-Based Admissions PoliciesJudicial Watch Senior Attorney Russell Nobile to Testify to House on Election Integrity and Reform Judicial Watch

CNN's Jim Acosta Says New Anti-“Critical Race Theory (CRT)” Law is Making Virginia a “Soviet-Style Police State”CNN's Brian Stelter: Fox News White House Correspondent Peter Doocy Provoked Biden, Fox Worse for American than “SOB” InsultABC/NBC Tout Biden's Big Talk on Sanctions While CBS Pumps the Brakes

COLUMN: Sara Palin Shames The New York Times In CourtNew York Times Frets About Freedom of the Press as Palin's Libel Suit Comes to CourtCNN Host Asks Guest Why Republicans “Have a Soft Spot for Vladimir Putin“ News Busters

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PUTIN PUTS A GUN TO UKRAINE'S HEAD: “A load of hot air:” Experts say Biden's offer to replace Europe's gas supplies if Putin turns off the taps “is just not physically possible” - because “there's not enough gas out there”It's minus 8C on the front line. All that stands between me and 127,000 Russian troops is a six-foot moat and razor wire

Biden is tested on FOUR fronts: Putin forces President to ready 8,500 troops to protect Ukraine, N. Korea launches fifth missile test, Iran-backed militia attacks U.S. base in UAE and Beijing torments in South China SeaBiden threatens Putin with rare PERSONAL sanctions if he invades Ukraine: Punishment has previously been reserved for the likes of Assad and Gaddafi

“Biden's put national security at risk:” after three of his team negotiating with Iran on nuclear deal RESIGN because U.S. is being too soft and calls for him to revert to Trump's “maximum pressure” policyBiden withholding details of “Secret Agreement” Russians proposed to Iran: Reps demand to see details of interim nuclear proposal and warn president must end his “Simultaneous surrender to Russia and Iran before it's too late”

Mass release of illegal immigrants in Texas is captured on camera: Group of male, childless migrants were later put in taxis to airports and flown to cities across the U.S., report claimsInside San Francisco's open air drug market that proves why city's woke effort to connect homeless addicts to rehab is NOT working - as users shoot up, pass out and scatter their needles

“I'm running for re-election:” Nancy Pelosi, 81, says she'll seek a 19th term in Congress because “democracy is at stake”Humiliation for Biden as he WITHDRAWS his COVID vaccine mandate for private employers after Supreme Court struck it down

“Snow White and the Seven...” Disney says it's “taking a different approach” to “avoid reinforcing stereotypes” of dwarfs in classic movie remake Daily Mail

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Coronavirus: U.S. diplomats wanting out of China “risk leaving safest nation in a pandemic”, Beijing saysExplainer: When Omicron and Delta collide: Is there an end in sight? All you need to know about Hong Kong’s fifth wave - Four clusters threaten to overwhelm city’s pandemic strategy, with residents returning to living under strict social-distancing measures

U.S. Navy 7th Fleet tries to recover F-35C fighter after 7 hurt in “landing mishap” on the USS Carl Vinson on Monday which caused “superficial” damage to flight deckChinese, Russian planes force Japan to scramble fighters a record 785 times

People’s Liberation Army (PLA) moves 300,000 troops from non-combat units to frontline roles: Source 39 PLA warplanes enter Taiwan’s air zone in biggest sortie in 3 months

North Korea Nuclear Crisis: North Korea fires two suspected cruise missiles, Seoul says / China hits back at U.S., Japan over nuclear transparency call / China and Russia block U.S. bid to sanction North Koreans at UN South China Morning Post

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Ukraine-Russia Crisis: Normandy format to meet as Europe pursues diplomacyUkraine: Joe Biden says U.S. could sanction Vladimir PutinGerman Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron embraced talks with the Kremlin as a means to de-escalate the crisis

GERMANY: Lawmakers to debate introducing COVID vaccine mandateChild abuse scandal: Germany's Catholic Church fights for its future as Former Pope Benedict XVI has apologized for giving false testimonySyrian doctor denies torture charges in German court

Editor's Pick/Most Read: Omicron: Germany radically restricts COVID-19 PCR testing. What’s the alternative?U.S.: Lab monkeys found and killed after Pennsylvania road crashSlovakia certifies flying car as airworthyGerman 120 Catholic priests and employees come out as queer, demand reform Deutsche Welle

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EU split over plan for colossal sanctions against Russia - media Feature: From peacemaker to warmonger: Tragic downfall of Ukraine's Volodymyr ZelenskyMOST READ: Russia deploys electronic warfare battalion close to Ukrainian border

Ukrainian general names possible date for “Russian invasion”NATO member will withdraw troops in event of war with Russia - president WATCH: Protesters attempt to storm Ukrainian parliament

Explainer: Will fears of “Russian invasion” of Ukraine obliterate world financial markets?U.S. Navy reveals fate of fighter jet that suffered “mishap” near China Study explains how to get ‘super immunity’ to Covid RT (Russia Today)

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