‘That’s patently false!’ Seth Rich family spokesman denies DNC is paying him

WASHINGTON – The spokesman for the family of murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich emphatically denies that the DNC is funding his salary. Brad Bauman, a professional Democratic crisis public-relations consultant who has frequently criticized President Donald Trump, abruptly ended a call with WND when asked about his connection to the DNC. “That is […] …

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This day in WND history: Windows 10 hijacks computers

Bill Gates of hell: Windows 10 hijacks computers May 24, 2016: WND reported when Microsoft turned “nasty” in its campaign to coerce hundreds of millions of customers to upgrade to its Windows 10 operating system, a program critics condemn as privacy-invading, data-swiping and “brimming with freemium services and ads.” Microsoft had been trying to lure computer users […] …

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The massive but unheralded industry that makes the world tick

The SS Savanah left May 22, 1819, from Savannah, Georgia, and 25 days later arrived in Liverpool, England, completing the first trans-Atlantic voyage by steamship. To pay tribute to the American Merchant Marine, President Franklin Roosevelt designated May 22, 1933, as National Maritime Day. Ronald Reagan commented, May 20, 1986: “When steam-powered vessels began to […] …

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This day in WND history: Noah’s Ark tours at Mount Ararat

Noah’s Ark tours at Mount Ararat May 21, 2006: A travel website promoted summer tours to a Turkish location near Mount Ararat believed by many to be the fossilized remains of Noah’s Ark. Noah’s Ark Holidays, which bills itself as an “ethical travel referral website” was behind the offer, with a pitch for the location in […] …

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Venezuela sets up Russians to gain U.S. oil-market stake

Russia will aim to “profit” in the American oil market if it takes control of Citgo, as appears likely, according to a new report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. The declaration came in an article published by the Russian media outlet Vestifinance.ru in response to expressions of concern in the United States, including by members of Congress, over the likely takeover […] …

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This day in WND history: Birth-certificate billboard mania

Birth-certificate billboard mania May 20, 2009: More than $25,000 was raised in the first two days of a national billboard campaign to raise awareness of questions surrounding the constitutional eligibility of Barack Obama to serve as president – and the first sign, an electronic one, was already up and online. Joseph Farah, editor and chief executive […] …

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United Airlines charges U.S. war heroes $200 for overweight bags

United Airlines forced at least two U.S. Army soldiers returning from Afghanistan to pony up $200 fines when bags carrying their battle gear exceeded the airline’s a 70-pound limit, Austin’s Fox 7 reported. First Lieutenant John Rader, a national guardsman, initially was supposed to deploy to Afghanistan for nine months. But he volunteered to serve […] …

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This day in WND history: Great grandma tattoos herself with, ‘Do not resuscitate’

Great grandma tattoos herself with, ‘Do not resuscitate’ May 18, 2006: It’s not that Mary Wohlford, an 80-year-old retired Texas nurse, had never heard of living wills – she had one hung on the side of her refrigerator – it’s that she just wasn’t taking any chances. That’s why she had the phrase “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” […] …

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