Tag: United States

Governors Divided on How to Handle Border Crisis

As Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell briefed governors on the situation at the National Governors Association meeting Sunday morning   The nation’s governors appeared united that Washington needs to act to deal with the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border illegally at a gathering of state chief executives over the […]

Student Data Tied To Common Core Off-Limits To Parents

States that were awarded grants from President Obama’s Race to the Top (RttT) stimulus bill program agreed to implement the Common Core standards and to comply with the “Four Assurances,” one of which was the requirement of “Building data systems that measure student growth and success.” The problem? Private student data is off-limits to parents. […]

America’s Call to Repentance

Does America Have a Chance to Repent?

By Irvin Baxter

 
Question: Ann from Louisiana called Irvin and asked, “Will God give America  chance to repent?”

US and UN condemn killing of Palestinian boy in Israel

The US and UN have condemned the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem. US Secretary of State John Kerry called it “sickening” while the UN demanded justice over the “despicable act”. Mohammed Abu Khdair, 17, was seen being forced into a car early on Wednesday. […]

Order Out of Chaos

The Middle East peace talks have been suspended. Russia has annexed Crimea. Civil war is boiling in the Ukraine. Iraq is engulfed in a full-fledged conflict between Sunni and Shia Islamists. Fifty thousand children and young people have poured across the southern border of the US so far this year. And did I mention that […]

US deploys small force to Iraq, opens dialogue with Iran

The US has deployed approximately 275 troops “equipped for combat” to Iraq, US President Barack Obama informed Congress on Monday night. The troops are stationed to counter the growing threat of ISIS, a terrorist group threatening the sovereignty of Iraq and Syria. Some 170 US servicemen were deployed over the weekend to protect the expansive […]

Obama eyes ‘special forces’ option in Iraq, meeting with Hill leaders

President Obama plans to huddle with top congressional leaders on Wednesday to discuss ramping up U.S. involvement in the Iraq crisis, and is said to be leaning toward sending U.S. special forces into the country. White House officials stress that several options remain on the table and no decision has been made. But the president […]

Obama to Meet With Congress’ ‘Big Four’ on Iraq

President Barack Obama is set to brief Congress’ “Big Four” on Wednesday about U.S. reaction to the Iraq crisis and other pressing foreign policy issues. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will meet at the White House at 3 p.m. Wednesday, a White […]

White House criticized for hosting young illegal immigrants amid ‘crisis’ over surge

The Obama administration is under fire for honoring a group of young adults who entered the U.S. illegally as “role models” in a Tuesday ceremony, amid a recent surge of children crossing the border that lawmakers say is becoming a “humanitarian crisis.” The White House event honored ten young people who are Deferred Action for […]

Mexicans ‘Illegally’ Crossing U.S. Border ‘Are Not Committing a Crime’

MRCTV talks to protesters calling for the release of U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi outside the Mexican Embassy – where a spokesperson for the Mexican Embassy tells them illegal border crossing is “not committing a crime.” “When a Mexican, or any other citizen, crosses a border, let’s say illegally, they are not committing a crime. They are doing it […]