Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Thursday 01/05/17


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Tucker Carlson To Replace Megyn Kelly At Fox News – Market Watch
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Fox News has tapped Tucker Carlson to replace Megyn Kelly in the 9 p.m. anchor slot on Fox News, elevating the veteran conservative journalist to a more powerful perch on the top-rated cable news channel.

Kelly, who had become a sensation at Fox News FOXA, -0.43% after a 12-year career, announced this week she is leaving for NBC News, where she will host a weekly news program and a daytime show. Her last Fox News show is Friday evening.

Carlson, 47 years old, recently joined Fox News to take over the 7 p.m. slot vacated by Greta Van Susteren. He has written for a variety of media outlets over the years and gained national prominence as one of the hosts of CNN’s “Crossfire,” representing the political right. In recent years, he co-founded the conservative site the Daily Caller…

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Lawyer: Afghan Murderer Attacked Cops With Claw Hammer Because Left-Hand Drive Britain Is Too Stressful – Breitbart

An Afghan migrant, who was convicted of beheading a woman in the Netherlands, walked unchecked into the UK where he went on to brutally attack two police officers with a claw hammer.

Jamshid Piruz’s lawyer defended his actions by insisting the “offence was committed at a time of stress for my client” as he “was in a foreign country” and was “very confused by the vehicles driving on a different side of the road,” reports to the Daily Mail.

He had been sentenced to 12 years in jail for slaughtering a female tenant in the Netherlands in 2006. The judge rejected his insanity plea, and court documents said he was “inspired by Taliban movies” and had acted “intentionally and with premeditation”.

However, no alarm was raised when he entered the UK because Mr. Piruz was a permanent resident of the Netherlands and could take advantage of European Union (EU) open borders.

Furthermore, under EU rules, other member states have no compulsion to inform the UK about convicts and dangerous persons who could enter the country, and some nations do not even keep such records.

When inside the UK, the unemployed 34-year-old began his crime spree within days by assaulting a member of staff at Gatwick Airport. Yet, he was back on the streets days later after being released by local magistrates.

He then, on January 7 2016 attacked two police officers with a claw hammer, hospitalising one with head injuries…

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Democrat Representative Tells Tucker Carlson His Son Can Get Out Of Obamacare If He Never Has Kids – Daily Caller
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A heated debate between Tucker Carlson and Rep. Jim Himes on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Wednesday night ended with the Connecticut Democrat telling the Fox News host his son doesn’t have to pay for maternity care as long as he agrees to never have children.

“Your argument is disingenuous,” Himes shot at Carlson, prompting the Daily Caller founder to laugh and respond, “no it’s not.”

Why can’t they just buy catastrophic plans that suite their needs,” Carlson shot back at Himes. “Because they’re subsidizing other people who lobbied you and every other member of Congress, the Democrats, with money to include all of this stuff they don’t need.”

“You know that’s true.”.

“How about this,” Himes conceded. “Let’s say your 22-year-old son should not have to pay for maternity care or the possibility that he may have a child someday.”…

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Sore Loser Faces 53 Charges For Harassing And Threatening State Lottery Office Because She Hasn’t Won The Jackpot – Real Strategy

Some people just can’t lose gracefully. Then again, in this particular instance I’m talking about the state loterry, which has also been referred to as, “a tax on people who flunked math”.

One Philadelphia, Pennsylvania woman, 47-year-old Towanda Shields, isn’t just frustrated that she keeps losing that big jackpot on her scratch off tickets. She’s outright pissed. She’s so pissed, in fact, that she has called the state lotto office dozens of times and threatened the lives of pretty much everyone there.

Via Yahoo! News:

“From the calls and stuff I’ve listened to, she’s basically completely obsessed with the lottery and the fact that she doesn’t win upsets her very much,” Detective Robert Appleby said. “She would get really sexually explicit with her insults.”

Appleby said that in late October, Shields said someone would die at the retail store where she buys tickets. He said she has also told lottery employees she had searched for them online, knew where they lived and had hired someone to hurt their family members…

“She basically taunted me the one time when I spoke to her as well – ‘I switch phones. Y’all will never figure out where I am,’” Appleby said.

She likes to end some of her threats with the lottery tagline “Keep on scratchin’”.

Shields claims the First Amendment gives her the right to make the threatening calls, so she keeps buying cheap burner cell phones to continue making threatening phone calls to the lotto office. Due to some of the information she provided in her over 21 voicemails the office retained, the cops were able to determine her identity easily enough, so the burner phones aren’t really helping her all that much…

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Black Thugs Kidnap, Torture White, Special Needs Man Live On Facebook – Daily Caller
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Graphic footage captured on Facebook Live showed a white man with special needs being tortured in Chicago by African-American assailants as they laughed and expressed their disgust for white people and President-elect Donald Trump.

Chicago police announced on Wednesday evening that they had arrested four people in connection with the crime, according to Fox 32.

The video, taken by a woman identified on Facebook as “Brittany Herring,” shows a white man tied up with tape across his mouth. The victim is shown being repeatedly hit, sliced at with a knife, berated and his clothes ripped off.

At one point in the video, the primary assailant shouts at the bound man, “Fuck Donald Trump, nigga! Fuck white people, boy! Fuck white people, boy!” while he kicks him…

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Israel’s ‘Flying Car’ Passenger Drone Moves Closer To Delivery – Reuters

After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will finally get its 1,500 kg (1.5 tonne) passenger carrying drone off the ground and into the market by 2020.

The Cormorant, billed as a flying car, is capable of transporting 500kg (around half a tonne) of weight and traveling at 185 km (115 miles) per hour. It completed its first automated solo flight over terrain in November. Its total price is estimated at $14 million.

Developers Urban Aeronautics believe the dark green drone, which uses internal rotors rather than helicopter propellers, could evacuate people from hostile environments and/or allow military forces safe access.

“Just imagine a dirty bomb in a city and chemical substance of something else and this vehicle can come in robotically, remotely piloted, come into a street and decontaminate an area,” Urban Aeronautics founder and CEO Rafi Yoeli told Reuters.

Yoeli set up the company, based in a large hanger in Yavne, central Israel, in 2001 to create the drone, which he says is safer than a helicopter as it can fly in between buildings and below power lines without the risk of blade strikes.

There is still plenty of work required before the autonomous vehicle hits the market.

The Cormorant, about the size of a family car and previously called the ‘Air Mule’, is yet to meet all Federal Aviation Administration standards and a test in November saw small issues with conflicting data sent by on board sensors…

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Mike Pence Heads To Capitol Hill To Help Fix Obamacare’s “Broken Promises” – IJR
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Vice President-elect Mike Pence met with Republican lawmakers Wednesday to discuss the path to repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.

Pence addressed the House Republican Conference during their morning meeting in the Capitol, where he laid out messaging and how the repeal process will take shape in the coming weeks.

Pence revealed that upon being sworn in as president, Donald Trump will use the powers of his office to repeal and implement new executive orders, which will coincide with legislation from Congress.

Pence then joined the House Republican leadership in their weekly press conference, where he said, “We are 16 days away from the end of business as usual in Washington, D.C.,” adding:

“Today our message is very simple. Working with the leadership here in the House and in the Senate, we’re gonna be in the promise-keeping business.”..

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Ignorant Masses Shocked By Philly Beveage Tax Impact – Burning Platform

Check out the receipt pictured below and you realize why the country just elected Donald Trump. Liberal Democrat scumbag mayor Jim Kenney and his entirely Democrat city council thought it was a brilliant idea to ram a beverage tax down the throats of Philadelphians last year. They were doing it for the chilruns. It’s always for the chilrun. The ignorant masses bought the load of bullshit because they don’t understand maff. They understand it now. The tax went into effect on January 1 and the sticker shock is infuriating the ignorant masses.

This receipt for a 10 pack of flavored water shows a 51% beverage tax. It gets even better. PA has a sales tax of 6%. Philly already charges another 2% (for the chilruns) to make the sales tax 8%. These bastards now charge the 8% on the original price plus the beverage tax. Last week this purchase came to $6.47. Today it is $9.75.

Now ask yourself, who drinks the most sugary drinks? That’s right. Obese uneducated poor people who are likely to be scraping by on food stamps or very low incomes. Kenney and his liberal minions have fucked over their main voters. This tax is going to drive grocery purchases outside the city and hurt small restaurant owners. It isn’t benefiting kids. It’s funding the bloated pensions of teachers and government employees. Overall tax revenue will decline. Democrats are complete idiots when it comes to economics. Taxing their people to death is destroying Philly.

As a side note, PA, which already had the highest gas tax in the country, increased it by another 8 cents per gallon on January 1…

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Liberals Lose It Over Hilarious New Show ‘The Real Housewives Of ISIS’ – Mad World News
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A new BBC comedy, depicting brides of terrorists in a spoof reality show-style sketch, has been criticized for being “insensitive.” The skit is called, “The Real Housewives of ISIS,” which is based upon the popular reality television show from the U.S. that was recently exported to Britain. Of course, the “tolerant” left is losing it.

In one clip, actresses dressed as the brides of jihadists snap selfies for Instagram, model suicide vests and pine over the fact that their husbands fantasize about the slew of virgins they will receive after killing in the name of Allah.

Many have reacted unfavorably to “The Real Housewives of ISIS,” with one critic writing on Facebook, “The humor is only funny if you look down on someone else and enjoy seeing them unhappy because they are not white and Christian.”…

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Julian Assange Reveals Podesta’s Password Was ‘Password’, Says A Child Could Have Hacked His Emails – Fox News

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in an exclusive interview that a teenager could have hacked into Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s computer and retrieved damaging email messages that the website published during last year’s election campaign.

“We published several… emails which show Podesta responding to a phishing email,” Assange said during the first part of the interview, which aired on “Hannity” Tuesday night. “Podesta gave out that his password was the word ‘password’. His own staff said this email that you’ve received, this is totally legitimate. So, this is something… a 14-year-old kid could have hacked Podesta that way.”

Assange also claimed that Clinton herself made “almost no attempt” to keep her private emails safe from potentially hostile states during her tenure as secretary of state.

“Now, was she trying to keep them secure from Republicans? Probably,” Assange said. “But in terms of [nation-] states, almost no attempt.”

Hannity interviewed Assange at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. The Australia native has been holed up there for five years battling extradition to Sweden on sexual assault charges, which Assange denies.

WikiLeaks published more than 50,000 emails detailing dubious practices at the Clinton Foundation, top journalists working closely with the Clinton campaign, key Clinton aides speaking derisively of Catholics and a top Democratic National Committee (DNC) official providing debate questions to Clinton in advance…

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At Least 100 Injured As Long Island Rail Road Train Derails At Rush Hour In Brooklyn – Daily Mail
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At least 100 people have been injured after a Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal on Wednesday.

It’s not yet clear what caused the train to jump its tracks at around 8.20am.

Photographs showed smoke billowing from the train which plowed through a bumper on the platform, shattering a glass door.

Several passengers remained slumped on the floor as they were treated by paramedics shortly before 9am.

Others told how they were standing at the doors ready to disembark when the train suddenly came to a ‘screeching’ crash.

‘The train suddenly slammed. We were standing and waiting to get off.

‘One of the doors shattered and we all fell on top of each other,’ one woman, who was in the front car, told The New York Post…

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Trump Nominates Jay Clayton Chairman Of The SEC – Fox Business

President-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday he intends to nominate Walter “Jay” Clayton, an attorney who advises clients on major Wall Street deals, to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

“Jay Clayton is a highly talented expert on many aspects of financial and regulatory law, and he will ensure our financial institutions can thrive and create jobs while playing by the rules at the same time,” Trump in a statement.

“We need to undo many regulations which have stifled investment in American businesses, and restore oversight of the financial industry in a way that does not harm American workers.”

Clayton is a partner in the New York office of law firm Sullivan & Cromwell who specializes in advising clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions and capital-raising efforts. He also helps companies navigate regulatory and enforcement actions, including a number of cases that involved mortgage securities.

Clayton has worked for high-profile clients, including the initial public offerings of Alibaba Group Holding Company and Oaktree Capital Group.

During the height of the 2008 financial crisis, Clayton also worked on major deals involving big banks, including Barclays Capital’s acquisition of Lehman Brothers’ assets, the sale of Bear Stearns to JP Morgan Chase, and the U.S. Treasury Department’s capital investment in Goldman Sachs , according to his law firm’s website…

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Trump Tells DHS To Prepare For Border Wall Construction – Zero Hedge
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A memo from the Department of Homeland Security, which was recently reviewed by Reuters, suggest that the Trump administration plans to hit the ground running on the construction of that U.S.-Mexico border wall when they move into the White House later this month.

The memo apparently summarized a meeting held between DHS officials and Trump’s transition team on December 5th in which requests were made for an assessment of “all assets available for border wall and barrier construction.”

In a wide=ranging request for documents and analysis, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team asked the Department of Homeland Security last month to assess all assets available for border wall and barrier construction…

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Suspected Rebels Storm Philippine Jail, 132 Inmates Escape – Daily Mail

Nearly 160 inmates escaped after suspected Muslim rebels attacked a jail in the southern Philippines before dawn Wednesday, and at least six people were shot dead as pursuing government forces traded fire with gunmen, officials said.

Acting Provincial Jail Warden Supt. Peter John Bongngat Jr. said a guard was killed and an inmate was wounded in an initial gunbattle when dozens of gunmen stormed the North Cotabato District Jail in Kidapawan in one of the country’s largest jailbreaks in recent years. Kidapawan city in Cotabato Province is about 930 kilometers (580 miles) southeast of the capital Manila.

Bongngat and Kidapawan police chief Supt. Leo Ajero said gunfire continued for hours after the attack as army troops and police, some in armored tanks, hunted through the surrounding forests for the 158 escaped inmates and the gunmen who freed them.

Bongat said the heavily armed attackers were suspected to include members of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and guerrillas who broke away from the main Moro Islamic Liberation Front, which has signed a peace deal with the government.

Of the six killed in the shootout, at least five were escapees, while another six were recaptured, officials said.

The jail held more than 1,500 inmates, including Bangsamoro members facing murder charges for a series of bombings in the province, officials said. It was the third attack in the provincial jail facility since 2007.

Local village leader Alexander Austria told The Associated Press by telephone that he and his men captured one escaped man…

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France Claims ‘No Incident’ After 1,000 Cars Torched On New Year’s Eve – Breitbart
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French authorities have been accused of a cover-up after claiming New Year’s Eve “went off without any major incident” despite more than 1,000 cars being torched in arson attacks.

Police also arrested 454 people during the night, 301 of whom were taken into custody.

The phenomenon of torching cars at the end of the year is a “tradition” in France, with different departments and suburbs of the capital, Paris, competing to cause the most destruction.

The practice is thought to have begun in the 1990s in Strasbourg’s deprived, high-immigrant districts, which quickly spread to other poor areas.

According to the French interior ministry, a total of 945 cars were either “totally destroyed” or “more lightly affected” by the attacks, amounting to a 17 per cent rise on last year…

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Senate Republicans Introduce Obamacare Repeal Resolution – Washington Free Beacon

Sen. Mike Enzi (R., Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, introduced a budget resolution on Tuesday that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.

The resolution utilizes the reconciliation process to repeal elements of the health care law, since Republicans do not have a 60-seat majority that would allow them to overcome a Democratic filibuster. Reconciliation could be used to repeal parts of Obamacare with only 51 votes, similar to how Democrats used the reconciliation process to amend tax and spending provisions contained in Obamacare in 2010.

Republicans can use reconciliation to “fast-track” repeal and send legislation to President-elect Donald Trump’s desk as soon as possible.

Enzi’s resolution directs relevant House and Senate committees to achieve $1 billion in deficit reductions over the next decade.

The resolution would also reserve funds so Republicans can replace the Affordable Care Act with a patient-centered health care reform.

“Americans face skyrocketing premiums and soaring deductibles,” Enzi said. “Insurers are withdrawing from markets across the country, leaving many families with fewer choices and less access to care than they had before – the opposite of what the law promised.”

“Today, we take steps to repair the nation’s broken health care system, removing Washington from the equation and putting control back where it belongs: with patients, their families, and their doctors,” he said…

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Maine Governor Signs Measure Allowing Recreational Marijuana Use – OAN
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Maine Governor Paul LePage on Tuesday said he had signed a measure legalizing the recreational usage of marijuana in his state after voters approved the move in a November ballot initiative.

With the signature, the country’s northeastern-most state becomes the ninth to legalize recreational use of the drug.

LePage, a Republican who had opposed the idea, expressed reservations about how legalization would be implemented in a regular weekly interview with WMOV radio, in which he confirmed signing the legalization proclamation.

“There is nothing I can do until the legislature gives me money to set up the infrastructure,” LePage said.

The law will allow adults aged 21 and older to use the drug in private, but not public places, and to possess up to 2.5 ounces (70.9 grams) of marijuana…

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Moroccan Woman Caught Smuggling “Refugee” Into Spain In A Suitcase – Evening Standard

A young woman has been caught trying to smuggle an African refugee into Spain inside her suitcase.

The 22-year-old Moroccan woman was stopped by Spanish border control in Ceuta, a Spanish city in north Africa.

She could face up to seven years in prison for human trafficking if found guilty

Police said they grew suspicious when the woman looked unnecessarily nervous after passing through a third control point to enter the city, one of Europe’s two land borders with Africa.

On stopping the woman, border guards found a 19-year-old man from Gabon curled up inside her case.

He was conscious and unharmed but was taken to hospital for a routine check.

It is not the first time police have found migrants hiding in the luggage of travellers entering Spanish territory from north Africa.

In May 2015 police found an eight-year-old boy hiding in the suitcase of a different Moroccan woman.

His father, who was suspected of having paid the woman to smuggle his son into the country, was later arrested on the Spanish border.

Many migrants desperate to make it to Europe from north Africa are being increasingly inventive with the way in which they try and reach European territory, where they can claim asylum…

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Kurdish Family In Iraq Names Their Newborn Trump – American Mirror
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There’s at least one Middle East family that isn’t buying into Barack Obama’s fear mongering over what Donald Trump will do to America’s foreign relations.

A Kurdish family in Iraq named their baby after Trump. The boy’s name is Trump Hassan Jamil, to be exact.

“I called him Trump because Trump is charismatic and has clear policies,” the boy’s father tells CNN. “That’s why he won the election.”

A Kurdish business owner named his new restaurant after The Donald. Trump Fish recently opened in Dahouk, Iraq – the sign even includes the president-elect’s likeness.

“What I admire the most about Trump’s personality is that he’s decisive, he’s tough,” the restaurateur says. “And with that toughness, he’ll finish off ISIS.”…

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Leftist Governor Of New York Proposes “Free Tuition” For Public Universities – Zero Hedge

There is little doubt that easy access to federally subsidized student loans has contributed to the astronomical increase in the cost of attending college in the United States. After all, what 18 year old would turn down $200,000 in free money to party for 4 years? As an added bonus, when you figure out upon graduation that your degree in anthropology if fairly worthless, you can always just move back in with mom and force taxpayers to pick up your debt burden. Anything less would be a substantial “triggering” event and we just can’t have that.

As we noted roughly a year ago, the amount of student debt outstanding is on track to reach nearly $17 trillion by 2030… which is clearly enough artificial demand to send the price of almost any commodity product soaring.

Well, apparently New York’s Governor doesn’t think that misinformed government policies are doing nearly enough to drive up college tuition costs. As a result, he has decided to jump on the Bernie Sanders bandwagon with a new proposal that would provide free tuition at public state and city colleges to any student whose parents earn less than $125,000.

As the New York Times notes, Cuomo’s plan could apply to as many as 1 million New York families though it was not “immediately clear how the program would be paid for”… which is just a minor detail anyway.

Mr. Cuomo hopes for a quick start for his idea, with a three-year rollout beginning in the fall, though it will require legislative approval, a potential snag when the governor and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been at odds over a pay raise and other issues…

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Man Rings In New Year By Doing Drunken Belly Flop On Police Cruiser – Smoking Gun
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25-year-old Wisconsin resident, James Romano, rang in the New Year by performing an exquisite belly flop atop the windshield of a police cruiser, as seen in the above dashcam footage.

Romano, for some reason, charged the stationary squad car shortly after midnight Sunday. As he reached the vehicle’s front end, Romano launched himself into the air. Upon landing, Romano smashed the windshield of the cruiser (pictured below), which was occupied by a Menasha Police Department officer.

After a scuffle with cops, Romano was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was then booked into the county jail on multiple charges, including battery to a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct, and criminal damage to property…

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Pit Bull Attacks Owner For Trying To Put A Sweater On Him – American Mirror

A Florida family learned the hard way that their dog “Scarface” doesn’t do sweaters.

Police responded to the Tampa home of Brenda Guerrero around 2:30 p.m. Friday after the 52 year old went outside to put a sweater on Scarface and the pit bull mix attacked her, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Guerrero’s husband, 46-year-old Ismael Guerrero, attempted to pull the dog off his wife but was also attacked. The couple’s son, Antoine Harris, 22, stabbed Scarface in the head and neck to break up the melee and was also attacked.

“The son tried to save them as well,” Tampa Police Spokesman Eddy Durkin said. “Grabbed the knife and stabbed the dog trying to help them out.”

All three family members eventually retreated to their home and called police, who tried unsuccessfully to get the animal under control before calling in reinforcements, Durkin told WTFS.

“Officers responding said the dog was pretty aggressive,” Durkin said. “When they Tased the dog the dog was still pulling away and was able to release the prongs from the Taser.”

According to WTFS:

When Animal Control and Tampa Police arrived to the home, the dog was shot with a tranquilizer gun. After the dog got into the house, where there were two children in the back room, TPD officers deployed a bean bag gun and Taser to subdue the dog. Eventually, the dog was captured by Animal Control by using a “catch pole.”

Both Brenda and Ismael Guerrero were rushed to the hospital and treated for injuries. Brenda Guerrero sustained a serious injury to her arm that is not life threatening, Fox 59 reports…

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Texas Veteran Uses Firearm To Save Woman From Savage Beating – UFP
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There aren’t many people nowadays who would take it upon themselves to stop a crime in process. But when Aaron Kreag saw a woman getting beat up by her boyfriend, he wasn’t going to mind his own business. Thankfully, Kreag is a concealed handgun license holder in Texas, and he was armed.

“My first gut reaction was oh my God this guy’s going to kill this lady,” Kreag said. “I went around the backside of the car, drew my handgun and traffic came to a stop.”

He went on to describe the incident,

“This large gentleman just pounding on this lady, closed fist you know multiple times and heavy heavy elbows to the face and neck,” says Kreag. “I was yelling commands at him to stop assaulting her, stop assaulting her.”

Kreag said the man stopped attacking her when he pulled his weapon, and she was screaming, yelling for help…

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Trump To Name Robert Lighthizer U.S. Trade Representative – Wall Street Journal

Donald Trump will name Robert Lighthizer, a former trade official under President Ronald Reagan, to head the U.S. Trade Representative office, the first in a final push of appointments anticipated this week as Mr. Trump fills the remaining senior government vacancies in the run-up to his inauguration, the transition team said Tuesday.

The president-elect is also still considering ways to try to bring into his administration two family members, daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who were close advisers to his campaign.

With a nominee for trade czar position, Mr. Trump has four major positions to fill: the secretaries of Agriculture and Veterans Affairs, the Director of National Intelligence and the head of the Council of Economic Advisers.

A top candidate for agriculture secretary is Sonny Perdue, a former Republican governor of Georgia, two people close to the transition said. Toby Cosgrove, chief executive of the Cleveland Clinic, had been in the running for the VA job but has withdrawn his name.

The appointments would mark the final steps in a transition process that took on a fast clip after a reorganization by Vice President-elect Mike Pence shortly after the November election.

Since then, Mr. Trump has assembled an eclectic group of prospective cabinet members and chief aides, some of whom disagree with each other on such issues as Russia and global warming, setting the stage for a potentially fragmented policy approach…

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