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June 01, 2020

Presidential Message on Global Coptic Day, 2020


Presidential Message on Global Coptic Day, 2020

I send my best wishes for a peaceful and blessed celebration to the millions of Coptic Christians in the United States and around the world observing Global Coptic Day.

Last year marked the first annual Global Coptic Day—an opportunity for the world to mark the contributions, legacy, and ongoing challenges facing the largest Christian group in the Middle East. This year, as we celebrate the second annual Global Coptic Day, we recognize the vital role faith, prayer, and service have in our lives, especially as we continue to face the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus pandemic. We join with people of faith from every corner of the world in asking God to place his healing hand on those fighting the virus and to comfort those who are mourning the loss of a friend or a loved one.

Today is also a time for us to acknowledge the importance of religious freedom and reaffirm our commitment to promoting and defending this core tenet of a free society. Tragically, far too many people the world over face persecution on account of their faith. In September of 2019, during a speech at the United Nations, I called on world leaders to take action to put an end to all attacks by state and non‑state actors against citizens for simply worshipping according to their beliefs. I challenged them to work to prevent threats and acts of violence against our sacred places of worship. No one should fear for their safety in a house of worship anywhere in the world.

At my direction, the State Department convened its second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom last summer, where diplomats and stakeholders from government and civil society, as well as religious leaders, engaged and identified tangible and meaningful ways to eliminate religious persecution and discrimination around the world and secure greater respect for freedom of religion and belief for all. We must ensure that we are using every tool at our disposal to ensure that every man, woman, and child feels safe and secure to worship according to their conscience and beliefs—no matter where they live.

I hope today’s observance is filled with prayer and joy, and provides those celebrating with a renewed sense of purpose and faith. May God bless each of you.



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May 31, 2020

A Night for Crime (1943) MYSTERY




A Night for Crime (1943) MYSTERY

Stars: Glenda Farrell, Lyle Talbot, Ralph Sanford
Director: Alexis Thurn-Taxis

A dark night in war time, with several black-outs, is just the right night for murder! Can a fast-talking girl reporter and amateur super sleuth solve this mystery among Hollywood's famous?



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May 30, 2020

Tour from Space: Inside the SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft on Its Way to the Space Station





Tour from Space: Inside the SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft on Its Way to the Space Station

In this video, NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley take viewers on a tour of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft that will take them on a 19-hour-journey to their new home in orbit.


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President Trump and VP Pence Watch Historic Manned SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch




President Trump and VP Pence Watch Historic Manned SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch


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President Trump and VP Mike Pence Deliver Remarks at Kennedy Space Center



President Trump and VP Mike Pence Deliver Remarks at Kennedy Space Center


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May 29, 2020

President Trump announces US is terminating its relationship with WHO






President Trump announces US is terminating its relationship with WHO




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Remarks by President Trump on Actions Against China



Remarks by President Trump on Actions Against China

Rose Garden

May 29, 2020
2:48 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Good afternoon. Thank you. I’m here today to talk about our relationship with China and several new measures to protect American security and prosperity.

China’s pattern of misconduct is well known. For decades, they have ripped off the United States like no one has ever done before. Hundreds of billions of dollars a year were lost dealing with China, especially over the years during the prior administration. China raided our factories, offshored our jobs, gutted our industries, stole our intellectual property, and violated their commitments under the World Trade Organization. To make matters worse, they are considered a developing nation getting all sorts of benefits that others, including the United States, are not entitled to.

But I never solely blamed China for this. They were able to get away with a theft like no one was able to get away with before because of past politicians and, frankly, past presidents. But unlike those who came before, my administration negotiated and fought for what was right. It’s called: fair and reciprocal treatment.

China has also unlawfully claimed territory in the Pacific Ocean, threatening freedom of navigation and international trade. And they broke their word to the world on ensuring the autonomy of Hong Kong.

The United States wants an open and constructive relationship with China, but achieving that relationship requires us to vigorously defend our national interests. The Chinese government has continually violated its promises to us and so many other nations.

These plain facts cannot be overlooked or swept aside. The world is now suffering as a result of the malfeasance of the Chinese government. China’s cover-up of the Wuhan virus allowed the disease to spread all over the world, instigating a global pandemic that has cost more than 100,000 American lives and over a million lives worldwide.

Chinese officials ignored their reporting obligations to the World Health Organization and pressured the World Health Organization to mislead the world when the virus was first discovered by Chinese authorities.

Countless lives have been taken, and profound economic hardship has been inflicted all around the globe. They strongly recommended against me doing the early ban from China, but I did it anyway and was proven to be 100 percent correct.

China has total control over the World Health Organization, despite only paying $40 million per year compared to what the United States has been paying, which is approximately $450 million a year.

We have detailed the reforms that it must make and engage with them directly, but they have refused to act. Because they have failed to make the requested and greatly needed reforms, we will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving, urgent, global public health needs.

The world needs answers from China on the virus. We must have transparency. Why is it that China shut off infected people from Wuhan to all other parts of China? It went nowhere else. It didn’t go to Beijing; it went nowhere else. But allowed them to freely travel throughout the world, including Europe and the United States.

The death and destruction caused by this is incalculable. We must have answers not only for us but for the rest of the world.

This pandemic has underscored the crucial importance of building up America’s economic independence, reshoring our critical supply chains and protecting America’s scientific and technological advances.

For years, the government of China has conducted illicit espionage to steal our industrial secrets, of which there are many. Today, I will issue a proclamation to better secure our nation’s vital university research and to suspend the entry of certain foreign nationals from China who we have identified as potential security risks.

I am also taking action to protect the integrity of America’s financial system — by far, the best in the world. I am instructing my Presidential Working Group on Financial Markets to study the differing practices of Chinese companies listed on the U.S. financial markets, with the goal of protecting American investors.

Investment firms should not be subjecting their clients to the hidden and undue risks associated with financing Chinese companies that do not play by the same rules. Americans are entitled to fairness and transparency.

Several of the most significant actions we’re taking pertain to the deeply troubling situations unfolding in Hong Kong.

This week, China unilaterally imposed control over Hong Kong security. This was a plain violation of Beijing’s treaty obligations with the United Kingdom in the Declaration of 1984 and explicit provisions of Hong Kong’s Basic Law. It has 27 years to go.

The Chinese government’s move against Hong Kong is the latest in a series of measures that are diminishing the city’s longstanding and very proud status.

This is a tragedy for the people of Hong Kong, the people of China, and indeed the people of the world. China claims it is protecting national security. But the truth is that Hong Kong was secure and prosperous as a free society. Beijing’s decision reverses all of that. It extends the reach of China’s invasive state security apparatus into what was formerly a bastion of liberty.

China’s latest incursion, along with other recent developments that degraded the territory’s freedoms, makes clear that Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous to warrant the special treatment that we have afforded the territory since the handover.

China has replaced its promised formula of “one country, two systems” with “one country, one system.”

Therefore, I am directing my administration to begin the process of eliminating policy exemptions that give Hong Kong different and special treatment.

My announcement today will affect the full range of agreements we have with Hong Kong, from our extradition treaty to our export controls on dual-use technologies and more, with few exceptions.

We will be revising the State Department’s travel advisory for Hong Kong to reflect the increased danger of surveillance and punishment by the Chinese state security apparatus.

We will take action to revoke Hong Kong’s preferential treatment as a separate customs and travel territory from the rest of China.

The United States will also take necessary steps to sanction PRC and Hong Kong officials directly or indirectly involved in eroding Hong Kong’s autonomy and — just if you take a look, smothering — absolutely smothering Hong Kong’s freedom. Our actions will be strong. Our actions will be meaningful.

More than two decades ago, on a rainy night in 1997, British soldiers lowered the Union Flag, and Chinese soldiers raised the Chinese flag in Hong Kong. The people of Hong Kong felt simultaneously proud of their Chinese heritage and their unique Hong Kong identity. The people of Hong Kong hoped that in the years and decades to come, China would increasingly come to resemble its most radiant and dynamic city. The rest of the world was electrified by a sense of optimism that Hong Kong was a glimpse into China’s future — not that Hong Kong would grow into a reflection of China’s past.

In every decision, I will continue to proudly defend and protect the workers, families, and citizens of the United States of America.

Thank you very much. Thank you.


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May 28, 2020

Taiwan foreign minister on dangers of China's authoritarian government




Taiwan foreign minister on dangers of China's authoritarian government



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Communist China will 'shoot anyone' who tries to reveal the truths about COVID-19





Communist China will 'shoot anyone' who tries to reveal the truths about COVID-19


Sky News host Grahame Richardson says totalitarian regimes like communist China cannot afford to let news of how it "totally and utterly botched" the COVID-19 outbreak get out and "they'll shoot anyone who tries".

Mr Richardson fired up about the Chinese cover-up and the World Health Organisation's handling of the outbreak.

"The Chinese hid this, the World Health Organisation aided and abetted them for doing it, and they deserve to be condemned for it".

"When you get totalitarian regimes, you get secrecy and you get untruths".

Mr Richardson told fellow Sky News host Alan Jones, there is no doubt the "Chinese government lied about this from the very start and they'll continue to do so".

"They cannot afford the public over there to realise how badly they've handled it".

"This has been botched, totally and utterly botched from the beginning".



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State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus says China security law is communist takeover of Hong Kong







State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus says China security law is communist takeover of Hong Kong


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Former NYPD officer Dan Bongino sounds off on the use of force by a Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd's death






Former NYPD officer Dan Bongino sounds off on the use of force by a Minneapolis police officer in George Floyd's death.



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May 27, 2020

REPUBLICANS SUE PELOSI Over Ghost Voting Resolution





REPUBLICANS SUE PELOSI Over Ghost Voting Resolution

House Republicans filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to block a system of proxy voting put in place during the coronavirus pandemic on the grounds that it is unconstitutional.



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May 26, 2020

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Holds a Press Briefing







Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Holds a Press Briefing



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Sen Kennedy says Trump is only world leader standing up to China






Sen. John Kennedy says global leaders need to stop being a bunch of 'weenies' as China threatens a new Cold War.
Sen Kennedy says Trump is only world leader standing up to China


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You Will Be Leading the Way" | President Trump's Message to 2020 Graduates



You Will Be Leading the Way" | President Trump's Message to 2020 Graduates


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Rep Collins unveils bill that will crackdown on China amid protests





Rep Collins unveils bill that will crackdown on China amid protests


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May 25, 2020

President Trump and Vice President Pence Participate in a Wreath Laying Ceremony






President Trump and Vice President Pence Participate in a Wreath Laying Ceremony


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President Trump and the First Lady Participate in a Memorial Day Ceremony at Fort McHenry




President Trump and the First Lady Participate in a Memorial Day Ceremony at Fort McHenry



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May 24, 2020

Murder at Glen Athol (1936) MYSTERY






Murder at Glen Athol (1936) MYSTERY


Stars: John Miljan, Irene Ware, Iris Adrian
Director: Frank R. Strayer


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May 23, 2020

First Lady Melania Trump's Message for 2020 Graduates




First Lady Melania Trump's Message for 2020 Graduates


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President Trump Calls Houses Of Worship Essential During Coronavirus Pandemic






President Trump Calls Houses Of Worship Essential During Coronavirus Pandemic

President Donald Trump says he considers houses of worship 'essential' and is calling on state governors to allow them to reopen this weekend.


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May 22, 2020

President Trump Participates in a Rolling to Remember Ceremony




President Trump Participates in a Rolling to Remember Ceremony


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May 21, 2020

First Lady Melania Trump's Message for Students





First Lady Melania Trump's Message for Students


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President Trump Delivers Remarks at Ford Rawsonville Components Plant




President Trump Delivers Remarks at Ford Rawsonville Components Plant


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May 20, 2020

Vice President Pence Participates in a Roundtable with Hospitality and Tourism Industry Leaders




Vice President Pence Participates in a Roundtable with Hospitality and Tourism Industry Leaders



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May 19, 2020

President Trump speaks from WH about our Food Supply Chain and our Farmers




President Trump speaks from WH about our Food Supply Chain and our Farmers



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Vice President Pence Chairs the 7th Meeting of the National Space Council




Vice President Pence Chairs the 7th Meeting of the National Space Council



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May 18, 2020

President Trump Participates in a Roundtable with Restaurant Executives and Industry Leaders







President Trump Participates in a Roundtable with Restaurant Executives and Industry Leaders


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May 17, 2020

President Trump and Melania Trump participate in the Coronavirus Heroism Awards





President Trump and Melania Trump participate in the Coronavirus Heroism Awards



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President Trump: We have a lot of information on Wuhan lab and it’s not good



President Trump sits down with ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ anchor Maria Bartiromo to discuss the role the Wuhan lab played in the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump: We have a lot of information on Wuhan lab and it’s not good



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Congressman Doug Collins discusses introducing legislation to hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for coronavirus pandemic




Congressman Doug Collins discusses introducing legislation to hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for coronavirus pandemic


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May 16, 2020

The Great Flamarion (1945) Drama, Mystery, Film-Noir Full Length




The Great Flamarion (1945) Drama, Mystery, Film-Noir Full Length



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Subaru Dog Tested | Subaru Commercial | Road Trip Convenience Store





Subaru Dog Tested | Subaru Commercial | Road Trip Convenience Store



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Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger rips Pelosi's 'disappointing' $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill





Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger rips Pelosi's 'disappointing' $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill


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May 15, 2020

Acting Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on COMMUNIST China's attempts to hack US vaccine research




Acting Dept. of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf claims Iran and China are targeting U.S. COVID-19 vaccine research


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FBI warns COMMUNIST China against targeting COVID-19 research orgs




FBI warns China against targeting COVID-19 research orgs



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May 14, 2020

The Corpse Came C O D George Brent, Joan Blondell, Adele Jergens 1947




The Corpse Came C O D George Brent, Joan Blondell, Adele Jergens 1947


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President Trump comments on Flynn/Biden news, Talks reopening America & MORE




President Trump comments on Flynn/Biden news, Talks reopening America & MORE

"IT'S DISGRACEFUL": President Trump COMMENTS after Flynn docs released



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Lindsey Graham: Obama admin hated Flynn, wanted him fired




Lindsey Graham: Obama admin hated Flynn, wanted him fired


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Joe Biden named in list of Obama officials who requested Flynn's 'unmasking'






Biden named in list of Obama officials who requested Flynn's 'unmasking'



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May 13, 2020

Greg Gutfeld: Something has got to be done about Adam Schiff





Greg Gutfeld: Something has got to be done about Adam Schiff


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Sarah Sanders: Best decision Trump ever made was firing James Comey




Sarah Sanders: Best decision Trump ever made was firing James Comey


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May 12, 2020

‘We can’t shut down the economy forever’: Sen. Grassley



‘We can’t shut down the economy forever’: Sen. Grassley



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Republican Rep. Jim Jordan sounds off on handling of Flynn case: Time to hold people accountable





Republican Rep. Jim Jordan sounds off on 'Fox & Friends' on Michael Flynn documents bringing new attention to John Durham's review of the Russia probe.


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May 11, 2020

Too Many Crooks 1959) Terry Thomas, Sid James, George Cole





Too Many Crooks 1959) Terry Thomas, Sid James, George Cole


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Tom Fitton: Obama was ‘directing the targeting’ of Michael Flynn






Tom Fitton: Obama was ‘directing the targeting’ of Michael Flynn


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May 10, 2020

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on toll coronavirus pandemic is taking on US economy



Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on toll coronavirus pandemic is taking on US economy



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May 09, 2020

How To Murder A Rich Uncle 1957 Charles Coburn, Nigel Patrick, Wendy Hiller, & Michael Caine




How To Murder A Rich Uncle 1957 Charles Coburn, Nigel Patrick, Wendy Hiller, & Michael Caine


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May 08, 2020

Murder In Greenwich Village 1937 Fay Wray & Richard Arlen




Murder In Greenwich Village 1937 Fay Wray & Richard Arlen



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