‘Get a good liver or kidney shot’: Antifa ‘fight club’

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. A new undercover video from Project Veritas shows, for the first time, Antifa instructors training members how to fight and disable opponents, which would likely include law enforcement officers sent to quell riots. (Video screenshot)The undercover video posted Friday as part of Project Veritas’ “Expose ANTIFA” project contains footage of instructors and students who belong to New York City’s “RefuseFa” group, which is aligned with the loose-knit Left-wing anarchist movement that was declared a terrorist organization last month by President Donald Trump. In the Read More

Mich Gov Whitmer defies her own extended lockdown order to

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who recently extended her coronavirus-related stay-at-home order until mid-June, joined scores of demonstrators Thursday evening in Detroit to march in protest of the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd at the hands of police. Whitmer and other leaders including Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan traveled to the Highland Park area and joined demonstrators who marched down Woodward with religious leaders demanding equality for people of color. “As I talk to my friends in the black community, exhaustion is the predominant word used. And it’s understandable. I could not imagine being a mother of children of color Read More

LA mayor to cut up to $150m from police dept

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday he would be cutting the city police department’s budget by $100 million to $150 million and reinvest the money in “communities of color” in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis. During an evening press conference, Garcetti spoke of an “urgent moment” for the city and an “inflection point,” adding that he is “committed to making this moment not just a moment.” “It is time to move our rhetoric towards action to end Read More

YouTube star Jake Paul criminally charged despite vehement denials of

YouTuber Jake Paul, a social media influencer and documentarian with 20 million followers on the platform, is denying he and his team were taking part in looting an Arizona mall after being arrested by Scottsdale police during a George Floyd demonstration. Police said Thursday that Jake Joseph Paul, 23, was identified as being present while scores of people broke into the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall over the weekend, looting stores and destroying property. Officials with the Scottsdale Police Department said they received hundreds of tips and video of the incident, and that Paul was identified in at least some of those clips. Read More

AG Barr: We have evidence against Antifa, part of ‘witch’s

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday said that a “witch’s brew” of bad actors and extremist groups including Antifa are largely responsible for ongoing riots in many cities and that there is evidence “foreign actors” are involved. “As I told the governors on Monday, we understand the distinction between three different sets of actors here,” Barr told a press conference. “The large preponderance of those who are protesting are peaceful demonstrators who are exercising their First Amendment rights. “At some demonstrations, however, there are groups that exploit the opportunity to engage in such crimes as looting,” he Read More

Lindsey Graham fires back at Gen. Mattis’ criticism of Trump:

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham defended President Donald Trump’s threat to use the active-duty military if necessary to quell ongoing riots in several cities, pushing back against criticism from former Defense Secretary James Mattis that doing so would be unnecessary and divisive. In a column for the Left-leaning magazine The Atlantic, Mattis, a retired four-star Marine general criticized what he called the “militarization” of Washington, D.C., and the president’s alleged “abuse of executive authority” in dealing with the rioting that began following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. “Donald Trump is Read More

‘A protester shot my sister! Not the police!’ Distraught young

(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. A young woman attending a George Floyd demonstration in Davenport, Iowa, was killed by random gunfire as she was leaving the protest Sunday, one of two fatal shootings in the city over the weekend. Italia Marie Kelly, 22, was struck by gunfire as she was leaving the demonstration with a friend around midnight Sunday. Police said she was struck in the back and collapsed near a local Walmart, citing an account by her aunt, Amy Hale of Atchison. Kelly was pronounced Read More

Jesse Watters blasts Obama’s ‘jarring’ claim America is ‘racist’ after

The co-hosts of Fox News’ “The Five” reacted Wednesday to comments that former President Barack Obama made regarding the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd at the hands of police. In a statement posted to his official Twitter account last week, Obama lamented the death of Floyd, who was black, saying that it can’t be “‘normal’ in 2020 America.” “It can’t be ‘normal.’ If we want our children to grow up in a nation that lives up to its highest ideals, we can and must be better,” Obama said. My statement on the death of George Floyd: pic.twitter.Read More

British police identify suspect in case of Madeleine McCann who

British police say that a German man has been identified as a prime suspect in the long-running case of missing three-year-old Madeleine McCann, a British youth who disappeared 13 years ago while she and her family were on vacation in Portugal. Metropolitan Police in London, did not name the suspect but said he is 43 years old and was living in and around the Praia da Luz resort area on the Algarve coast in a camper around the time that the McCann girl disappeared May 3, 2007. “In connection with the disappearance of the then 3-year-old British girl Madeleine Beth McCann on May 3, 2007, from Read More

Sen. Blackburn hammers Rosenstein, accuses him of taking part in

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. Sen. Marsha Blackburn pressed former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday over his role in what she described as a “quiet rebellion” initiated during the Obama administration against President Donald Trump. Noting what had become a “double standard” in law enforcement within the Justice Department and FBI during the previous administration, the Tennessee Republican suggested the lack of legal action against former officials who reportedly took part in the “plot” against the president has destroyed “trust” in both agencies. Addressing Rosenstein, who was the first Read More