Trump Just Used Winter Weather To Undermine The Science Behind Climate Change

The president re-upped a favored talking point of climate change deniers.

For China, Debt Disaster Lurks in the Shadows

An employee puts Chinese one-hundred yuan banknotes in a money counting machine for a photograph at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Chinas central bank is forecast to double the yuans trading band in the coming quarter as policy makers loosen exchange-rate controls to promote greater usage of the currency in global trade and finance. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Analysts with the proper degree of skepticism about China’s boasts of soaring economic power note that official reports from the Communist regime cannot be trusted. Another, less widely understood problem is that China’s rulers might not know how unstable their economy really is because a sizable portion of Chinese debt lurks off the books in the “shadow banking” industry.

Breitbart News Tonight: Fights Ahead

On a special Thursday edition of Breitbart News Tonight, Breitbart Executive Chairman Steve Bannon will join Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak to take your calls, untangle the news of the day, and look forward to the coming political battles in 2018. On deck for discussion are President Donald Trump’s recent remarks regarding China’s sale of oil to North Korea, despite a United Nations resolution to sanction Kim Jon-un’s government. Growing Muslim demographics in Europe – combined with declining birth rates among Christians – will be examined Breitbart News’s Chris Tomlinson. A recently dismissed lawsuit against Trump alleging violations of the Emoluments Clause – brought by Democrats and left-wing activists – will be discussed by Breitbart News’s Ken Klukowski. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s expected retirement from the Supreme Court will also be examined. Vanity Fair’s recent mockery of Hillary Clinton and the resulting “liberal freakout” will be discussed by Breitbart News’s Adam Shaw. Breitbart News Tonight is broadcast live on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 from 9:00 p.m. to Midnight Eastern (6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Pacific). Breitbart News Tonight is a caller-driven show, and listeners in the U.S. and Canada are encouraged to call and participate: 1-866-957-287. Follow Breitbart News, Rebecca Mansour, and

Correction: Mexican Journalist-Asylum story

The U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals will reconsider the asylum request of a Mexican journalist who believes he will be killed if deported.

Russia Condemns Japan for Deploying U.S. Missile System

SAN DIEGO, United States - Photo shows the deck of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force's Atago, a destroyer equipped with the Aegis missile interceptor system, at a U.S. Navy base in San Diego, California, on June 10, 2013. The vessel, in California to take part in a drill designed to practice recapturing control of remote islands, was shown to reporters. (Photo by Kyodo News via Getty Images)
Russia blasted Japan’s decision to deploy a U.S.-made missile defense system as a blow to Moscow’s relationship with Tokyo on Thursday, arguing that the move also constitutes a violation by Washington of a prominent control treaty.

Officer cleared in shooting of boy, 13, in northern Indiana

A northern Indiana prosecutor says a railroad police officer won’t face any criminal charges for firing shots that wounded a 13-year-old boy who led police on a car chase.

UC regent resigns amid criticism over offensive remark

A University of California regent who was caught on tape last year asking an employee if he could hold her breasts has decided to resign amid growing calls that he step down.

Dem Rep Speier: ‘I Don’t Regret’ Repeating Rumor That Trump Would Fire Mueller on December 22

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “OutFront,” Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) stated she doesn’t regret repeating rumors that on December 22, President Trump would fire Special Counsel Bob Mueller. Speier said, “I first identified it as rumor.” She continued, “I think it’s very important to tamp down any kind of activity that may be going on behind the scenes, and if it has a prophylactic effect, which may have happened here, then we have done our work. It’s my job as a member of Congress to call out when I see things that are dangerous to our Constitution, dangerous to our country, and our democracy. So, I don’t regret it at all.” Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

Pioneering Sitcom Star Rose Marie Dies At 94

The actress spent 91 years in show business.

‘Eagle Cam’ catches birth of two baby birds as the Internet cheers

People across the world got their cute animal fix this week as they witnessed the hatching of two new baby eaglets on “Eagle Cam.”