‘This is an extreme world’: Cardiff children taught how to defend themselves from knife attacks

In a gym on the outskirts of Cardiff some mums have brought their children to a morning activity session. On the sidelines they sit and watch proudly as the boys and girls are put into pairs. The man running the session is James Bourne, a former nightclub bouncer, who now teaches children self-defence. But this is no ordinary self-defence class. […]

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Mercury transit is coming to a sky near you Monday. And it won’t happen again until 2032.

Story Highlights Mercury will appear as a small black dot crossing the sun’s face. Don't look at the sun without proper eye protection. The entire 5 1/2 hour path across the sun will be visible across the eastern U.S. Mercury (the small black dot in the lower right) passes in front of the sun during a previous Mercury transit. The […]

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Al-Baghdadi is dead, but the Islamic State isn’t. ISIS is alive with means to thrive.

This weekend’s news that Islamic State emir Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had killed himself in Syria’s Idlib Province while being pursued by U.S. special forces operators is unquestionably a major milestone in the fight against the world’s most notorious terrorist group. It also represents an unalloyed political victory for the Trump administration, which has come under fire of late for its decision to […]

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‘Our margins are slim as it is’: Retailers lift prices to cover Afterpay costs

The head of Australia's retail peak body believes some retailers are increasing their prices to account for the costs of providing buy now, pay later services in the absence of surcharging as Afterpay defends its pricing structure. Retailers can be charged fees as high as seven per cent for offering buy now, pay later services. "I think you'd have to […]

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Trump is saying Turkey ships a lot of steel to the United States. It doesn't

Trump says that his penalties, which include sanctions on individual ministers and a 50% tariff on Turkish steel exports to the U.S., are the "strongest you can imagine." Trade figures contradict Trump's claim that the measures are a massive economic hit for Turkey. Turkey's lira rose on Tuesday after the tariffs Trump had threatened came up less serious than markets […]

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Tucker Carlson: America is in the race of its life against China because of people like LeBron James

Tucker: LeBron sides with China, not free speech LeBron James under fire for comments about China. Thirty years goes pretty fast. Thirty years ago, it was the fall of 1989, believe it or not — it seems like yesterday. And at the time, if you can remember that far back, America seemed unbeatable. Our chief rival, the Soviet Union had […]

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Union membership is highest in these states, and some of them might surprise you

GM-UAW talks resume after union negotiations took ‘turn for the worse’ Lauren Fix, also known as ‘The Car Coach,’ gives her insights on the ongoing General Motors strike. Between the United Auto Workers strike of General Motors and another by Kaiser Permanente workers that was narrowly avoided when they reached an agreement with the company, unions seem to be having […]

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Carol Roth: Small business is the 'Rodney Dangerfield' of the American economy (and that needs to change)

Exempt small businesses from tariffs: Biotricity CEO Tariffs on goods from China are affecting American small businesses, Biotricity founder and CEO Waqaas Al-Siddiq said. Small businesses have truly become the Rodney Dangerfield of the U.S. economy—while legendary, they “can’t get no respect.” Despite numbering 30.2 million strong, employing around half of the total the workforce and accounting for around half […]

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Larry Elder: Impeachment is just the latest Democratic attempt to take out Trump

The Democrats' purported outrage about President Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky might be taken seriously by the Republicans were it not for the Democrats' drive to oust Trump from the moment he won the presidency. CNN's Van Jones, with zero proof, attributed Trump's victory to "whitelash." Trump received 57 percent of the white vote, actually a lower percentage of the […]

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Today is World Teachers Day; how much do teachers earn in the US?

Kamala Harris unveils $315B plan to boost teacher pay Democratic Strategist Blake Rutherford and RealClearPolitics contributor Anneke Green on the Democratic field in the 2020 presidential race and Sen. Kamala Harris’ plan to boost teacher pay. As educators around the globe observe this year's World Teachers Day, how much they should get paid remains a hotly debated topic. Continue Reading […]

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