‘China Wants to Be the Leader in the Fourth Industrial Revolution’: Goldman
With foreign companies feeling the heat in China, NTD spoke to David Goldman, corporate director and columnist of the Asia Times, for his take on what’s happening to the chip and semiconductor industry—which runs modern life, from phones to laptops to fighter jets—and the two superpowers seem to be facing off over it.
‘CCP Can Demand Silence From Those They Request Info From’: Thornebrooke
Chinese-owned app TikTok saw its CEO grilled on Capitol Hill, telling lawmakers Thursday the app is not a national security threat. But Andrew Thornebrooke, national security correspondent of The Epoch Times, says it’s quite the opposite. NTD spoke with him for more details.
Transparency Needed About Myocarditis: Dr. Scott Atlas
Former White House Coronavirus Task Force adviser Dr. Scott Atlas told NTD he’s not satisfied with the Moderna CEO’s remarks about the rise in myocarditis cases, at Wednesday’s Senate Health Committee hearing. He says more transparency is needed.
There Were Massive Problems With the 2020 Census: Rep. Cline
Rep. Ben Cline (R-Va.) questioned the 2020 census statistics on Thursday at a House Appropriations Committee hearing on the budget for fiscal year 2024. “Populations that were undercounted included the states of Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas,” Cline said.
Giving Vaccine IP Rights Away Is a National Security Issue: Rep. Wenstrup on US Health Care Policies
Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio.) criticized the Biden administration’s health care policies on Friday at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing. “If we turn over the intellectual property of a pharmaceutical or vaccine to another country that doesn’t produce it with the same quality, as we’ve seen from China … we have a problem,” Wenstrup […]
It Does Not Appear We’re Moving the Needle on Trade: Rep. Murphy Questions US Trade Representative Tai
Rep. Greg Murphy (R-N.C.) criticized the Biden administration’s trade policies on Friday at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing. “We’re absolutely handcuffing the United States because we worry more about green things,” Murphy said.
NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (March 24)
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office received a threatening letter on March 24, containing a suspicious white powder. This comes as District Attorney Alvin Bragg remains silent about the status of his investigation into former President Donald Trump allegedly paying hush money to an adult film actress leading into the 2016 election. Since Monday, Bragg has […]
LIVE March 25, 10 AM ET: 2023 Black Conservative Summit—Day 2
Freedom’s Journal Institute, a black Christian Conservative organization, and its partners hold the Black Conservative Summit 2023 from March 24 to 25 in Chicago. The church leaders, advocates, and activists “will discuss the Black Conservative Agenda: How to Fix Black America.” Events on March 25: 7:30–8:30 a.m. Project 21 Black Leadership Network & Heritage Foundation Breakfast […]
Startups Face Harder Time Sourcing Capital Following SVB Collapse: Javier Palomarez
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) will have an impact on small businesses, particularly those owned by Latinos, according to the United States Hispanic Business Council. Founder and CEO Javier Palomarez told NTD the failure of SVB and Signature Bank has made an already difficult time for new ventures grow “much more tenuous.”
Hong Kong Freedoms Continue to Decay
Since Beijing imposed a National Security Law in Hong Kong, people’s freedoms there have been increasingly eroded. Recently, two men were arrested for owning books about sheep trying to hold back wolves, which authorities say are “seditious.” More than 150,000 Hongkongers have applied for a special visa over the last two years, to start new […]
McCarthy Reacts to US Retaliatory Strike in Syria After Iranian Drone Kills Contractor
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) criticized the Biden administration for “not listening to military leaders” on Friday, when asked about the U.S. strike in Syria after an Iranian drone killed a U.S. contractor.
There Was No Middle Button to Press: Rep. Scalise on Parents Bill of Rights
House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Friday criticized Democrats for not supporting the Parents Bill of Rights Act after it passed in the House. The bill would require public school districts to publicly post information about curricula for students, including providing parents with a list of books and reading materials available in school libraries.
US and Canada to Announce Details on Deal on Illegal Immigration
The United States and Canada have reached a deal to cope with illegal immigration at the northern border. President Joe Biden went to Canada to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and is expected to announce details of the agreement on March 24.
NTD Business Full Broadcast (March 24)
The global stock market is volatile as banking fears continue. Europe’s bank stocks are getting hammered: German heavyweight Deutsche Bank lost a fifth of its value this month. President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate was blocked by a federal appeals court. In Utah, it is now law that parental permission is needed to use social media. An […]
No Short-Term Adverse Effects From Coffee Consumption: Research on Coffee and Heart Health
Coffee drinkers are in for some good news: New research shows that coffee consumption does not have adverse effects on the heart, and it may even have benefits for those with existing heart conditions.
Complete US Ban Only Option for Security From TikTok, Given Easy Backdoors in Coding: Casey Fleming
TikTok’s CEO, Shou Zi Chew, testified before Congress on Thursday. A central issue is whether the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has access to user data on phones with this app. Chew says through work on “Project Texas,” it’s deleting U.S. user data that’s not on Oracle servers that are stored in the United States. He […]
2023 Black Conservative Summit—Day 1
Freedom’s Journal Institute, a black Christian Conservative organization, and its partners hold the Black Conservative Summit 2023 from March 24 to 25 in Chicago. The church leaders, advocates, and activists “will discuss the Black Conservative Agenda: How to Fix Black America.” *All times are in local time (CT) Events on March 24: 2:15–2:25 p.m. Dr. […]
Lawmakers Skeptical of TikTok CEO Testimony
Social media giant TikTok is a tool in communist China’s strategy to undermine and displace the United States, according to a bipartisan group of lawmakers. TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew appeared before a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the first time ever on March 23, in an attempt to defend the […]
Trade Representative Tai Testifies to House Committee on Biden’s 2023 Trade Policy Agenda
United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai testifies on the Biden administration’s 2023 Trade Policy Agenda at the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee at 9:00 a.m. ET on March 24.
Los Angeles School District Union Strike Concludes, Still No Deal
The Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) staff union, SEIU Local 99, is on its final day of a three-day strike on March 23, while negotiations continue for better wages and increased staffing in schools. The union will conclude its walkout Thursday with a rally at the Los Angeles State Historic Park and return to […]
What Happens to Outspoken Businessmen In China?
Businessmen in China are treading lightly around the Chinese Communist Party. Recently, TikTok parent company ByteDance came under scrutiny for its loyalty to the CCP. But in an interview with the New York Times, TikTok’s CEO said his program has not disclosed any information to China. The case of Alibaba’s former CEO reveals the consequences […]
Congressman Sounds Alarm Over Department of Veterans Affairs Purchasing Drugs From China
Rep. Greg Murphy (R-N.C.), in his questioning of and conversation with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough during the March 23 House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing, pressed the secretary on an issue which the congressman called an “absolute danger” to the United States. Murphy, who is a physician, was referring to the […]
Blinken Defends $63 Billion Budget Request on Capitol Hill
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken went up to bat for the Biden administration on matters of foreign policy Wednesday. He defended a $63 billion State Department budget request for fiscal year 2024. Blinken says it will strengthen U.S. efforts to out-compete the Chinese Communist Party.
Block Stock Plunges After Short Position
Activist Hindenburg research has taken a short position in shares of Block Inc. causing a massive reduction in share price. Hindenburg Research disclosed betting-against positions in Block Inc. Block is a global tech company focused on financial services. After finding potential wrongdoing, Hindenburg usually publishes a report explaining the case and bets against the target […]
Important to Distinguish Chip Users in China: Ezell
The winner of the chip war between the United States and China may hold the future of the global status quo in its hands. The Biden administration released new restrictions on the sector to block the most cutting-edge chips from landing in Beijing’s hands, on top of the CHIPS act from last year. But what […]
Gen. Spalding Raises Alarm: Putin, Xi Growing Successful in Creating New World Order
Gen. Robert Spalding told NTD that Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is growing successful in his efforts to create a new world order, after he told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that together they are driving change “which hasn’t happened in 100 years.”
We Are Experiencing ‘Hyper-Stagflation’: ‘The Market Sniper’ Francis Hunt
Francis Hunt, also known as “The Market Sniper,” says we’re currently experiencing something called “hyper-stagflation.” He explains hyper-stagflation is an environment where prices don’t go down even with disinflation potential—but instead, prices shoot up. He says that there’s unfortunately no way to get out of this environment. But he gives advice for what he believes […]
Manhattan Grand Jury Does Not Meet for 2nd Day in a Row
The Manhattan Grand Jury did not meet on March 23 to weigh evidence or deliberate in the hush money case against former President Donald Trump. This is the second day in a row that District Attorney Alvin Bragg has called off the meeting, which usually convenes on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Meanwhile, Bragg has lashed […]
New Jersey Boy Surfs 1,000 Plus Consecutive Days for Good Causes
Brigantine, N.J.—“I thought that was fun, and I thought amazing!” 12-year-old Carter Doorley told The Epoch Times just after surfing in the Atlantic City ocean on Feb. 26, which was his 1,008th consecutive day surfing. Despite it being winter, Carter said he did not feel cold. “I felt very warm,” he said. “I really just […]
Bye, Bye, Lori Lightfoot, Goodbye: The Day Chicago Died
The era of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has come to an end. The legacy she left included a significant rise in crime, harmful business and school closures during the pandemic, and a mass exodus of residents moving out of the city. Her tenure included racial prejudice against reporters and blatant hypocrisies relating to COVID protocols […]
Massachusetts Train Derails, No Hazardous Cargo Reported
AYER, Mass.—Five freight train cars derailed in Massachusetts on Thursday, but no hazardous materials were being hauled and there were no reports of injuries, according to authorities. The freight cars that toppled over at about 11:30 a.m. were carrying sealed containers of trash and recycling material, the Ayer Fire Department said in a social media […]
We Don’t Have Good Facilities, China Does: Rep. David Trone on Intellectual Property
Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) questioned Peggy E. Gustafson, inspector general of the U.S. Department of Commerce, on Thursday at a House Appropriations Committee hearing on the budget for fiscal year 2024. Trone expressed his disappointment in America’s lack of investment in research facilities, and intellectual property theft by China.
Would You Commit to Not Selling Your Data to Anyone?: Rep. Pallone Presses TikTok CEO on Data Collection
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) pressed TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew on data collection on Thursday at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. “Under our bill, you can only use the data for your own purposes, not to sell it to anyone. Would you commit to not selling your data to anyone?” Pallone asked.
NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (March 23)
Members of Congress and TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew engaged in a series of heated exchanges over the app’s ties to China’s communist regime at a House hearing on TikTok’s data privacy practices on March 23. Crossroads Host Joshua Philipp tells NTD’s Stefania Cox that Shou’s promises should not be trusted. The Manhattan grand jury […]
Tornado Hits Los Angeles, Severe Storms Head East Across US
At least one person was injured after a rare tornado hit southeast of Los Angeles on Wednesday. The National Weather Service confirmed the EF-1 twister, packing winds up to 110 mph, touched down in the warehouse district of Montebello. It’s the strongest tornado to hit Los Angeles since 1983.
You See a Bipartisan Concern Here: McCarthy on TikTok Hearing
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reacted to the TikTok hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday. “I think you see a bipartisan concern here with what’s happening on TikTok, especially what’s happening to the data for Americans. There’re many different ramifications here, so I think they could come together. I’d let the committees do their work and […]
NTD Business Full Broadcast (March 23)
TikTok’s CEO was grilled by lawmakers from both parties in a high-profile hearing Thursday. What did lawmakers ask, and did the CEO in any way convince them? U.S. banks are losing deposits, especially after the bank collapses this month. How much did the most vulnerable banks likely lose? How does the government’s effort to support […]
House Committee on CCP Holds Hearing on ‘The Chinese Communist Party’s Ongoing Uyghur Genocide’
The House Selecte Committee on the CCP holds a hearing on “The Chinese Communist Party’s Ongoing Uyghur Genocide” at 7:00 p.m. ET on March 23. Ms. Gulbahar Haitiwaji, concentration camp survivor and author of “How I Survived a Chinese “Reeducation” Camp: A Uyghur Woman’s Story”; Ms. Qelbinur Sidik, a human rights advocate and concentration camp witness; Dr. […]
Here’s the Truth: Rep. Bill Johnson on CCP’s Censorship Capacity Through TikTok
Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) questioned TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew on the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) censorship capacity through the company on Thursday at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. “Here’s the truth: in a million lines of code, the smallest shift from a zero to a one on just one of thousands of […]
House Armed Service Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Budget of Department of Defense in Science and Technology
The House Armed Service Subcommittee holds a hearing on the 2024 budget proposal for the Department of Defense in Science and Technology at 3:30 p.m. ET on March 23. Department of Defense Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu, and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William LaPlante will testify.
House Oversight Committee Hold Hearing on ‘White House National Cybersecurity Strategy’
The acting National Cyber director of The White House, Kemba Walden, testifies to the U.S. House Oversight Committee at 2:00 p.m. ET on March 23 on the “White House National Cybersecurity Strategy.”
The District of Disorder: Crime and the District of Columbia–a Discussion by Heritage Foundation
In an event held by The Heritage Foundation at 1:00 p.m. ET on March 23, Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), former U.S. Attorney for D.C. Jessie Liu, and Chairman of the D.C. Police Union Gregg Pemberton discuss what can be done to stop the radical rise in crime in the district and around the country.
Reps. Miller, Luna, Nehls and Organizations Hold Press Conference to Call for Banning TikTok
Reps. Mary Miller (R-Ill.), Anna Paulina Luna (R-Fla.), and Troy Nehls (R-Texas), joined by Heritage Foundation, Moms For Liberty, influencers, and grassroots demonstrators from across the United States hold a press conference at 12:00 p.m. ET on March 23 to urge a ban on TikTok.
‘You Should be Banned’: Congress Grills TikTok CEO on CCP Ties
Members of Congress and the CEO of TikTok are engaging in a series of heated exchanges over the app’s ties to China’s communist regime, as the House holds a hearing on TikTok’s data privacy practices. TikTok CEO Shou Chew is appearing before a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the first time […]
Denver High School Shooting Suspect Dead, Coroner Confirms
DENVER—A body found in the Colorado woods near an abandoned car was that of a 17-year-old student accused of wounding two administrators in a shooting at his Denver high school, a coroner’s office said. Park County Sheriff Tom McGraw said the body was discovered Wednesday not far from the student’s car in a remote mountain […]
Antony Blinken Testifies to House Committee on Conflicts, Budget, and Great Power Competition
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies at 10 a.m. ET on March 23 to the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on the State of American Diplomacy in 2023: Growing Conflicts, Budget Challenges, and Great Power Competition.
House Financial Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Fentanyl Crisis and the CCP
The U.S. House Financial Service Subcommittee on National Security, Illicit Finance, and International Financial Institutions holds a hearing to “Follow the Money: The CCP(Chinese Communist Party)’s Business Model Fueling the Fentanyl Crisis” at 10:00 a.m. ET on March 23. Jonathan Cassara, Special Agent, U.S. Treasury (Retired); Donald Im, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Cyber Section DEA […]
House Appropriations Committee Holds Hearing 2024 Budget for Department of Defense
U.S. House Appropriations Committee holds a hearing on the 2024 Budget Proposal for the Department of Defense at 10 a.m. ET on March 23. U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III; Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer Michael J. McCord; and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley will testify.
House Oversight Committee Holds Hearing on ‘ATF’s Assault on the Second Amendment’
U.S. House Oversight Committee holds a hearing on “ATF’s Assault on the Second Amendment: When is Enough Enough?” at 10:00 a.m. ET on March 23. Amy Swearer, Senior Legal Fellow of Heritage Foundation; Alex Bosco, Founder and Inventor of the Stabilizing Brace; Matthew Larosiere, Partner of Zermay-Larosiere Law Group; and Rob Wilcox (Minority Witness), Federal Legal Director of Everytown for Gun Safety will testify.
TikTok CEO Testifies on Data Privacy and Protecting Children From Online Harms to House Committee
TikTok Chief Executive Officer Shou Chew testifies on “How Congress Can Safeguard American Data Privacy and Protect Children from Online Harms” to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee at 10:00 a.m. ET on March 23.
Should You Be Bullish on Gold?
During current market volatility, what is a good place to park your money? An investor tells us that gold futures have a lot of upside potential. Brien Lundin, editor of Gold Newsletter and CEO of the New Orleans Investment Conference, says that gold both preserves value and can earn a profit. His outlook is positive for […]
Congressional Commission Holds Hearing on ‘China’s Global Influence and Interference Activities’
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a special Congress commission, holds a hearing on China’s Global Influence and Interference Activities from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET on March 23.
Latest California Storm Leaves 5 Dead From Fallen Trees in Bay Area
LOS ANGELES—The latest bout of harsh, wintry weather to lash California drifted into neighboring states of the Desert Southwest on Wednesday as authorities reported at least five storm-related deaths in and around San Francisco, all from fallen trees. As California’s onslaught of rain, wind, and mountain snow subsided, downed power lines from Tuesday’s storm left […]
Sandstorms Shroud Beijing, Northern China
Sandstorms are shrouding Beijing and northern China and air pollution is soaring off the charts. Thick sandstorms shroud Beijing causing air quality to plummet and the multi-day sandstorm blanketed buildings and roads in a thick cloud of orange dust. The air quality index reached a level considered hazardous to human health. More than 37 times […]
US Unprepared for EMP Attack From China: Expert
Unrestricted warfare is how some experts define the West’s battle with the Chinese communist regime. They say it goes beyond conventional war. Electromagnetic pulse weapons, or EMP’s, are nuclear bomb-related arms. China has them at the ready and they’re capable of throwing America’s electrical system into jeopardy. Unlike other nuclear weapons, EMP’s don’t cause physical […]
US Carrier Docks in the Philippines
An American aircraft carrier is docked for a four-day visit in the Philippines. The USS America just completed a joint exercise with Japan’s maritime force. After passing through the South China Sea en route to the Philippines, Chinese vessels were spotted, but no conflicts broke out. The two countries are currently locked in a territorial […]
Chinese State Company Wins Solomon Infrastructure Bid
A Chinese state-run company won a major bid in the Solomon Islands. It’s for a multi-million-dollar contract set to upgrade an international seaport in the country’s capital city. The port reconstruction deal is part of a $170-million project and China Civil Engineering Construction Company will head it off. An official with the Solomon Islands infrastructure […]
Russian Missiles Strike Ukraine After Xi’s Proposal
Ukraine taking yet another strike from Russia. This time, right after Xi Jinping put out what Beijing calls his peace proposal. Russian missiles hit a residential block in a Ukrainian city killing and injuring civilians. Footage shows charred apartment buildings in ruins with smoke and flames billowing over the shattered windows.