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FBI reports 59 officers have been murdered this year, a 51% spike compared to 2020

The FBI is reporting that 59 law enforcement officers have been feloniously killed in the line of duty so far this year, a 51% spike compared to the 39 deaths at this time last year.

China smears Uyghur woman who testified about forced sterilization

Chinese officials have denounced a former Uyghur internment camp detainee who was forcibly sterilized about three years ago and has spoken publicly about her ordeal, as part of an ongoing smear campaign to discredit those who have exposed abuses against the mostly Muslim minority group.

Blackouts in China deprive North Korean factory workers of hot water and light

Rolling blackouts in northeastern China have deprived North Korean factory workers of hot water and lighting in their cramped dormitories, making their living and working conditions even more unbearable, sources in China told RFA.

39 Chinese warplanes infiltrate Taiwan’s air defense zone 2nd day in a row

On Saturday, China sent a new record-setting 39 warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) just one day after the last record-setting Chinese military sortie around Taiwan.

China threatens to fight US: ‘If they’re not scared, let’s meet in the sky’

During a major Chinese military airshow this week in which China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) showcased a number of advanced weapons and aircraft, a senior Chinese military leader issued a veiled challenge that if the U.S is not scared of China’s advanced weapons “let us meet in the sky.”

France kills ISIS leader who killed 4 US troops in 2017 Niger ambush

The ISIS leader behind the 2017 Niger attack that led to the deaths of four U.S. troops, was killed in an August drone strike, according to the French military.

Patriotism fueled military enlistment after 9/11, remains strong 20 years later

Army Sgt. Maj. Michael Carter clearly remembers the horrific scenes of the flame-filled Twin Towers imploding against the New York City skyline.

China embassy tweets racist attack on 26 western nations, then deletes it – here’s the tweet

On Thursday, the Chinese Embassy in Antigua and Barbuda tweeted and then deleted a racially charged criticism of western officials who gathered in support of a Canadian national who faces the death penalty in China.

North Korea threatens US with new preemptive strike weapons – probably nukes

On Tuesday, North Korea threatened to increase its “deterrent of absolute capacity” and build up its arsenal of “preemptive strike” capabilities in response to new joint military training between the U.S. and South Korea.

18%-20% of illegal immigrants coming into US have COVID-19, report says

and Border Protection custody over the last several weeks, according to a Department of Homeland Security document prepared for President Joe Biden and reviewed by NBC News Saturday.

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