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Why Was an Italian Graduate Student Tortured and Murdered in Egypt?

The target of the Egyptian police, that day in November 2015, was the street vendors selling socks, $2 sunglasses and fake jewelry, who clustered under the arcades of the elegant century-old buildings of Heliopolis, a Cairo suburb. Such raids were routine, but these vendors occupied an especially sensitive location. Just 100 yards away is the ornate palace where Egypt’s president, the military strongman Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, welcomes foreign dignitaries. As the men hurriedly gathered their...

Trial set Tuesday in murder of East Feliciana Parish School Board member

BATON ROUGE – The trial in the 2016 murder of East Feliciana School Board member Broderick Brooks is set to begin Tuesday, with firearms evidence and DNA gathered from the victim’s lap and his belongings.Brooks, 34, was found dead in his car, which had a personalized license plate that read “VOCALST.” His white 2009 Nissan Altima had rolled into a fire hydrant and had been idling in a yard on Wenonah Street for hours.A bullet had torn through his left arm and then all the way through his...

Liberals sick of the alt-left are taking 'the red pill'

The mainstream media failed to see the rise of Donald Trump in 2016. Now it’s overlooking another grassroots movement that may soon be of equal significance— the growing number of liberals “taking the red pill.”  People of all ages and ethnicities are posting YouTube videos describing “red pill moments”—personal awakenings that have caused them to reject leftist narratives imbibed since childhood from friends, teachers, and the news and entertainment media.You might say that those who take...