A Spanish solar energy company benefiting from $191 million in financing from the Export-Import Bank declared bankruptcy last month, calling into question whether the embattled agency will see repayment of the tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer-backed loans on its balance sheets.
Abengoa, which operates worldwide, filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., and has until the end of October to restructure its $16.4 billion of debt. read more
Border Patrol agents from the El Paso Sector captured two more sex offenders and a felonious gang member who had crossed back into the United States after being previously deported. These arrests by Border Patrol agents prove the fallacy of not securing the border after deporting these criminals.
Agents working the Tornillo area in far West Texas came upon a fresh foot trail leading northward from the border. After tracking the border crossers, agents came upon a group of 12 illegal aliens who they believed crossed the border illegally. read more
If it wasn't for double standards, some liberals would have none at all. That seems to be the lesson from the past few weeks, where liberals have displayed three distinct forms of hypocrisy.
Liberal governors and mayors signed travel bans to North Carolina and Mississippi, CEOs of major corporations pledged boycotts and relocations, and Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams have canceled scheduled concerts in those states. read more
The Citadel, a military college in South Carolina, is considering bending its uniform policy for a female Muslim student who wants to wear a hijab.
The Charleston, S.C. school, whose rich military history dates back to 1842 when it was first established, has likely never allowed a student to wear anything but the required uniform "to our knowledge," spokeswoman Kim Keelor told NBC News.
As a resident of North Carolina since 2003, I read with interest that you decided to cancel your April 10th concert in Greensboro because of HB2, the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act.
In your statement you explained that, in your view, the bill is "an attempt by people who cannot stand the progress our country has made in recognizing the human rights of all of our citizens to overturn that progress."
You added that it was time for you and your band "to show solidarity for those freedom fighters" (speaking of transgender activists), and you ended your statement with these powerful words: "Some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry -- which is happening as I write -- is one of them. It is the strongest means I have for raising my voice in opposition to those who continue to push us backwards instead of forwards." read more