Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Tuesday (06/20/17)


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Trump Meets With 18 U.S. Tech CEOs Concerning Government Overhaul – Business Insider
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President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 US technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government’s computing systems more efficient.

The White House wants to update government information technology systems, cut costs, eliminate waste and improve service. Trump on Monday cited estimates that the government could save up to $1 trillion over 10 years through such measures.

“Our goal is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government’s technology that will deliver dramatically better services for citizens,” Trump said. “Government needs to catch up with the technology revolution.”…

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Barclays Bank, Four Former Top Executives Charged With Fraud Over Fundraising With Qatari Investors – Financial Gazette

Barclays and four former senior executives are facing criminal charges relating to investments sought from Qatar in 2008. The emergency funds raised by Barclays at the height of the financial crisis allowed it to avoid a government bailout when its rivals – Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland – took state rescue packages.

After a five-year investigation, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced Barclays has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance.

The charges centre on the bank’s move to raise cash from Qatari investors Qatar Holding and Challenger Universal in June and October 2008. They also relate to a $3bn (£2.4bn) loan made available to the State of Qatar in November of that year.

The bank’s former chief executive John Varley and another senior executive Roger Jenkins have been with conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation in relation to a first round of investment in June 2008…

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Soros, Clinton-Linked Teneo Among Donors To McCain Institute – Daily Caller
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Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain in 2012 turned over nearly $9 million in unspent funds from his failed 2008 presidential campaign to a new foundation bearing his name, the McCain Institute for International Leadership.

The institute is intended to serve as a “legacy” for McCain and “is dedicated to advancing human rights, dignity, democracy and freedom.” It is a tax-exempt non-profit foundation with assets valued at $8.1 million and associated with Arizona State University.

Conservative and liberal critics, however, believe the institute constitutes a major conflict of interest for McCain, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned…

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House Conservatives Send Senate List Of ‘Must Haves’ For Healthcare Bill – Washington Examiner

A House conservative group formerly chaired by Vice President Mike Pence plans to issue their healthcare demands to Republican senators amid growing reports that the bill has moved further to the left.

The 151-member Republican Study Committee is sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., detailing what the group’s members want to see in a bill repealing and replacing Obamacare, raising new questions about whether Republicans will be able to come together to pass the legislation.

Republican Study Committee members say in the draft letter they would like to see many conservative policies in the House-passed American Health Care Act preserved in whatever Obamacare bill emerges from the Senate.

This includes phasing out Medicaid expansion beginning in 2020. They also want to keep the repeal of all taxes under Obamacare, an area where Republicans broadly agree but raises questions about how to fund the healthcare law…

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Trump’s EPA Ends $1 Million Taxpayer-Funded Gym Membership Program – Washington Free Beacon
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The Environmental Protection Agency has ended a nearly $1 million program that provided gym memberships for employees.

The new administration under EPA administrator Scott Pruitt identified the gym memberships as an abuse of taxpayer dollars. Examples of the program’s misuse included $15,000 for gym memberships for 37 EPA scientists in Las Vegas last year.

“We have ended taxpayer-funded fitness centers at EPA; a program that was costing American taxpayers $900,000 per year,” said EPA spokesperson Jahan Wilcox. “Disinvestment in using federal funds for EPA fitness centers will allow the agency to invest this money in core activities to protect the environment.”…

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Mostly Useless GOP Considers Canceling August Recess To Salvage Agenda – The Hill

Alarmed by the stalemate on healthcare reform, lack of progress on tax reform and appropriations bills that are far behind schedule, Republican lawmakers across Congress are increasingly willing to consider canceling the month-long August recess.

Senate Republican negotiators reported that they are not close to a deal on healthcare reform and that scheduling a vote by July 4, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has pushed, is likely unrealistic.

That impasse has held up work on a budget resolution, which is necessary to move tax reform and the annual appropriations bills.

Once Republicans vote on a budget resolution for 2018, it will wipe out the special vehicle they plan to use to pass healthcare reform with a simple majority vote – a vehicle that was set up by the budget resolution for 2017.

Lawmakers calculate there are only 45 legislative days until the end of the fiscal year, on Sept. 30…

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New Beer ATM Dispenses 24 Different Types Of Liquid Refreshment – Bravo
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Ordering a beer at the bar should be a simple, straightforward task. But that’s not always true. On crowded nights, you may have to fight your way through three rows of people just to get a glimpse of the wooden bar and a shot at ordering. Or maybe you were intrigued by an unusual draft item (“Hmm, a blueberry shandy, how delightful”) but after ordering a pint, discovered it tasted like cough syrup. Or perhaps your bartender does one of those “set the pint glass under the tap and let it fill/overflow before handing it to you with beer and foam dripping down the side without wiping it off” maneuvers. (We hate those maneuvers.)

With so many potential hurdles to such a seemingly simple task, it begs the question: why can’t someone come up with a better system?…

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Russia Surrounded: NATO Starts War Games As Troops Swoop On Putin’s Enclave – Daily Express

Russia was surrounded on all sides by NATO forces yesterday as America and Britain kicked off a summer of war games in Kaliningrad, amid World War III fears.

Operation Sabre Strike was launched in Russia’s western enclave with US nuclear bombers and Britain’s best aircraft leading the assault.

President Vladimir Putin’s Baltic fleet is based in the region and it was reported that the joint UK/US show of strength angered him.

Mr Putin’s forces in the region include short range ballistic missiles with a 300-mile reach.

However, in a show of strength, the US deployed a historic amount of its nuclear bombers – including B-52, B1 and the B-2 stealth aircrafts.

Lieutenant General Richard Clark, a US airforce commander said America wanted to show that it was “ready to deter conflict.”

The move appears to be a signal from the US that it is ready to muscle in if needed even if it angers the Kremlin…

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Swedish Police Attacked By 100 Masked Migrant Youths – Breitbart
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Swedish police in the city of Trollhattan were attacked by up to a hundred masked migrant youths armed with sticks and bats during a riot in the Kronogهrden suburb on Thursday.

The masked migrant youths attacked the officers during the second night of rioting in the area. They also attacked the officer’s vehicles, slashing the tyres of two police cars. Only one man was arrested in connection with the riots, Swedish paper Aftonbladet reports.

The riot is said to have dramatically escalated after several youths attempted to set a tyre on fire in the street and a security guard intervened to put out the fire. The guard was then attacked by the youths who threw stones at him…

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Kill Yourselves, Or Else: EU Sues Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic For Not Taking Muslim Migrants – Jihad Watch

The EU wants to make sure that all of its members commit cultural and civilizational suicide on an equitable basis.

Have refugees ever been responsible for jihad attacks?

Somali Muslim migrant Mohammad Barry in February 2016 stabbed multiple patrons at a restaurant owned by an Israeli Arab Christian; Ahmad Khan Rahami, an Afghan Muslim migrant, in September 2016 set off bombs in New York City and New Jersey; Arcan Cetin, a Turkish Muslim migrant, in September 2016 murdered five people in a mall in Burlington, Washington; Dahir Adan, another Somali Muslim migrant, in October 2016 stabbed mall shoppers in St. Cloud while screaming “Allahu akbar”; and Abdul Razak Artan, yet another Somali Muslim migrant, in November 2016 injured nine people with car and knife attacks at Ohio State University. 72 jihad terrorists have come to the U.S. from the countries listed in Trump’s immigration ban.

What’s more, all of the jihadis who murdered 130 people in Paris in November 2015 had just entered Europe as refugees…

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Myrtle Beach Shooting Captured On Facebook Live Injures 6, Suspect Nabbed – Fox News
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A gunman shot and wounded six people near the beach in Myrtle Beach, S.C., in a shooting captured live on Facebook, police said Monday.

Myrtle Beach police Lt. Joey Crosby says the shooting was reported about 12:30 a.m. Sunday as a group of people were blocking traffic on Ocean Boulevard.

“None of the injuries in the shooting are thought to be life-threatening,” Crosby told FoxNews.com.

He said a security guard who saw the shooting shot and wounded the gunman. The security officer was grazed by a bullet but was treated at the scene, the lieutenant said.

Police say a fight started and someone pulled a gun and began firing…

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After Seattle’s Gun Tax: Lost Jobs, Little Revenue, More Violent Crime – Legal Insurrection

Although Seattle’s gun tax was supposed to bring in $300,000 to $500,000, it’s brought in less than $200,000. The money was supposed to be used to “study” gun violence and to somehow lower the cost to taxpayers for gun violence.

It didn’t turn out that way, and Seattle ended up forking out taxpayer money from the general fund for the “study.” Meanwhile, small business owners have shuttered their Seattle gun shops, causing employees to lose their jobs. Furthermore, Seattle police report that gun violence has sharply increased.

The tax took effect in January of 2016, and includes a $25 tax on each gun purchase and up to 5 cents per round of ammunition.

The Seattle Times reported last April:

In Seattle – where the city collects a $25 tax on every gun sale and between 2 cents and a nickel on every round of ammunition, depending on the caliber…

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More Patriots Disrupt Left-Wing Terrorists’ Play; Yell “Goebbels Would Be Proud” – Fox News
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Protesters again have stormed the stage of a New York production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” which depicts a Trump look-alike character being assassinated.

Police say 26-year-old Javanni Valle, of Brooklyn, and 28-year-old Salvatore Cipolla, of Oceanside, Long Island, were arrested on trespassing and disorderly conduct charges Sunday evening during the Public Theater production’s last performance in Central Park.

Information on their lawyers wasn’t available. The two were given desk appearance tickets.

Apparent video of the incident shows a man rushing the stage shouting “Liberal hate kills!” and “Goebbels will be proud!” before he is grappled by security and pulled away.

Video of the incident shows a man rushing the stage shouting “Liberal hate kills!” and “Goebbels will be proud!”…

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England Is Drunk On PC Kool-Aid – Renee Garfinkel

Britain has lost its way, lost its moral compass… and lost its mind.

In the midst of a season of repeated and deadly terror attacks, the British decided to permit Hezbollah, Iran’s proxy and international terrorist organization, to march in a parade through London on Sunday.

The parade marked Al Quds Day, an occasion invented by the late Ayatollah Khomeini to call for Israel to be destroyed. In his words, “any freedom lover and justice seeker in the world must do its best for the annihilation of the Zionist regime.”

Make no mistake, there is nothing pro-Palestinian or pro-Arab about Hezbollah. It is heavily engaged in the ongoing killing of Arab citizens of Syria in support of the brutal Assad regime. Hezbollah has been spreading terror around the world for decades. As far back as 1983, Hezbollah murdered 220 U.S. Marines and 21 other service personnel with a truck bomb at a U.S. Marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon. Hezbollah is dangerous, deadly and violent, as everyone knows…

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Crooked Hillary Still Holds Security Clearance At State Department – USA Politics Today
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The crimes committed by Hillary Clinton and her cronies continue to mount, and as they do, the left-wing media is scurrying to cover them all up.

But the job is becoming increasingly difficult, as criminal revelations are starting to outpace the media’s ability to run interference for them.

Even though the coward James Comey ultimately decided to not pursue criminal charges against Hillary, he did admit that she engaged in illegal activity.

Part of the FBI’s report concluded that at the very least, Clinton and her aides were “extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information.” But despite that, a year later, they still have access to our nation’s secrets…

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Leftist Nightmare Update: New Mexico ObamaCare Exchange Requests 80% Premium Hike – American Lookout

Another day, another ObamaCare fail. The latest is taking place in New Mexico where the health insurance carriers still remaining on the state’s ObamaCare exchange have requested an 80% premium hike. Eighty percent!

The News & Observer reports:

All four health insurance providers on New Mexico’s state-run exchange have submitted rate proposals for the coming year, despite uncertainty about key federal subsidies.

New Mexico Health Connections CEO Martin Hickey said Thursday his cooperative is proposing a nearly 80 percent premium increase for individuals. The proposal may be lowered in July. Health Widler of the Office of the Superintendent of Insurance says detailed descriptions of proposed rate increases will be made public later this month.

Insurance providers have been left to guess whether the federal government will continue to pay subsidies for out-of-pocket expenses such as copayments and deductibles for lower-income patients…

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Former U.S. Soldier, Now An Aid Worker, Rescues Little Girl From ISIS In Mosul – Washington Free Beacon
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A retired U.S. Special Forces operative who is now an aid worker recently saved a little girl from Islamic State gunfire in western Mosul, Iraq, and it was all captured on video.

David Eubank, 56, an aid worker with the Free Burma Rangers, a volunteer services organization, works with Iraqi forces in Mosul and provides aid to civilians who have been caught in ISIS’ grasp, the Los Angeles Times reported.

On a recent Friday morning, Iraqi troops and Eubank spotted a group of civilians near the ruins of a former Pepsi factory. Most of the civilians were lying on the ground dead, shot from the day before.

“There was a woman sprawled on her face. Dead,” Eubank told the Times. “A baby, all shot up. Dead. Near them, two old people…

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Florida Woman Allegedly Stole More Than $93,000 In Gainesville City Funds To Pay For Brazilian Butt Lift – Breitbart

A woman who worked for the city of Gainesville, Florida, allegedly stole more than $93,000 in city funds and used the money to pay for a Brazilian butt lift as well as other purchases, according to a report.

An auditor’s report released Wednesday showed that Natwaina Clark, 33, stole $93,000 in public funds and used $8,500 of the stolen funds toward a Brazilian butt lift, the Gainesville Sun reported.

The report also found that Clark, a former city staff specialist, used her credit card issued by the city 136 times for $61,000 in unauthorized charges, charged her supervisors’ credit cards 36 times for $31,000, and charged $500 to a coworker’s card that she used five times.

Clark’s alleged misuse of city funds took place between November 2015 and March 2017.

The report also found that heads of city departments allowed the misuse of funds because of a lack of oversight over the charges…

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Bernie Sanders: Greedy Lying Socialist 1 Percenter – Daniel Greenfield
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When Bernie Sanders first came to Vermont, he bought a shack with a dirt floor with unemployment money. Last year, Bernie joined the company of Vermont’s 1% and bought his third home.

The money that Bernie used his way to break the $1 million mark and buy his way into the 1% came from the $27 donors he touted during his campaign. Other campaigns were funded by billionaires. But the folks paying for Bernie’s private Delta 767 with its menu of herb crusted lamb loin, chocolate ganache, fine cheeses and white wine were ordinary people who would never be allowed to fly on it.

Bernie could live large on their donations, but he couldn’t directly pocket their money. Not unless he figured out how to sell them something of his own. And that’s how Bernie joined the 1%…

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Obama-Era FCC Caught Red-Handed Giving Preferential Treatment To Leftist Groups – Daily Caller

A high-level employee at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2014 appeared to give leaders of liberal-leaning groups preferential treatment for posting and publicizing comments on the agency’s public forum for the net neutrality debate.

Details of the highly friendly support were first described by then-The Washington Post’s Nancy Scola, who referred to it as an “unusual collaboration” in an in-depth report on the FCC’s filing system. Those details became significantly more incriminating after Mike Wendy, director of the market-oriented nonprofit MediaFreedom, recently received once-classified pieces of electronic communications years after he filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Wendy alleges that, along with other conservative organizations, they were not given the same effortful and enthusiastic treatment their liberal counterparts received.

The FCC hosted a period in 2014 where anyone could submit feedback on so-called net neutrality, a nebulous term loosely defined as the principle that internet service providers have no right to discriminate against certain forms of traffic (like spam), nor to offer faster speeds to higher-paying customers…

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Supreme Court Says Government Can’t Refuse Disparaging Trademarks – Washington Times
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The government cannot censor trademarks on the grounds they may be offensive to some, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a major decision that could also clear the way for the Washington Redskins football team to maintain its trademarks.

The case before the high court involved an Asian rock band named “The Slants.” The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office originally denying the band’s name, saying it was a racial slur that violated the agency’s policy, based on federal law, that prohibits granting disparaging trademarks.

Justices, though, said that violated the First Amendment.

“Speech may not be banned on the ground that it expresses ideas that offend,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. said in his opinion for the court…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Saturday (06/17/17)


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Judge Declares Mistrial In Cosby Sexual Assault Case After Jury Deadlocks – Variety

More than two years after his spectacular fall from grace amid dozens of sexual assault accusations, the case that accused Bill Cosby of drugging and molesting a woman at his home outside Philadelphia in early 2004 was ruled a mistrial by the judge on Saturday morning.

The jury could not come to a decision regarding alleged victim Andrea Constand, who was then manager of the women’s basketball team at Temple University – where Cosby was a major booster and member of the board of trustees.

Judge Steven O’Neill said on Saturday morning that the note from jury “indicates that we the jury are deadlocked on all counts.” Cosby, 79, looked subdued as the judge made the announcement after almost of week of deliberations in suburban Philadelphia. He remained seated in his courtroom chair and looked down for a bit and said nothing as he emerged from the courtroom.

Minutes after the mistrial was announced, the Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele announced they will retry the case…

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Patriots Disrupt Left-Wing Terrorists’ Play; Yell “Goebbels Would Be Proud” – Heatstreet
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Right-wing activists Jack Posobiec and Laura Loomer disrupted a Friday night showing of the controversial Shakespeare in the Park rendition of “Julius Caesar” as an act of protest against the assassination scene where a President Donald Trump lookalike is stabbed by his senate cohorts.

A video was tweeted out by Posobiec at 9:13 PM showing Loomer rushing the stage and yelling that the scene was an “act of political violence against the right.” She proceeded to scream it was “unacceptable” before a woman over a megaphone announced that the play was paused.

The crowd began booing as she was escorted off the premises by security. As Loomer is taken away, Posobiec stands up and accuses audience members of being like Joseph Goebbels, the infamous Nazi propaganda minister…

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Canadians Could Face Hate Crime Charges For Using Politically Incorrect Gender Pronouns – Daily Caller

Canada passed a law Thursday making it illegal to use the wrong gender pronouns. Critics say that Canadians who do not subscribe to progressive gender theory could be accused of hate crimes, jailed, fined, and made to take anti-bias training.

Canada’s Senate passed Bill C-16, which puts “gender identity” and “gender expression” into both the country’s Human Rights Code, as well as the hate crime category of its Criminal Code by a vote of 67-11, according to LifeSiteNews. The bill now only needs royal assent from the House of Commons to pass into law.

“Great news,” announced Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister. “Bill C-16 has passed the Senate – making it illegal to discriminate based on gender identity or expression. #LoveisLove.”

“Proud that Bill C-16 has passed in the Senate,” said Jody Wilson-Raybould, the country’s attorney general and minister of justice. “All Canadians should feel #FreeToBeMe.”…

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7 U.S. Navy Sailors Missing After Guided-Missile Destroyer Collides With Merchant Ship In The Pacific – Business Insider
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Seven sailors are missing after the USS Fitzgerald, a guided-missile destroyer, collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel about 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, according to a statement from the US Navy’s 7th Fleet.

The crash occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. local time and the US Navy reports that Japan’s coast guard is on the scene to assist conducting a medical evacuation of a sailor via helicopter.

The US Navy also said that the ship suffered damage on starboard side, above and below the waterline, and that it had begun to take on water. The commanding officer was reportedly incapacitated and the executive officer is in command, according to Navy Times…

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Democratic Unionist Party To Spurn Tory Remainers And Back Full Brexit – Breitbart

Ulster’s Democratic Unionist Party, which is expected to prop up Theresa May’s minority government over the coming months, has spurned Tory Remainers who hoped they would force the Prime Minister to ask the EU for a so-called ‘Soft Brexit’.

According to ITV’s Robert Peston, a source within the DUP “was very keen to be quoted” as saying that his party “completely backs [May’s] vision of Brexit” – and not that of her Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond.

While both May and Hammond campaigned for a Remain vote during the EU referendum, the Prime Minister has subsequently endorsed what supporters call a “Clean Brexit“, taking Britain out of the bloc’s Single Market and its associated Free Movement regime, as well as the Customs Union which precludes member-states from conducting an independent trade policy.

Remain diehards, who want a ‘Soft Brexit’ in which Britain would remain party to the Single Market and Customs Union in order to maintain the closest possible links to the European Union, term this a “Hard” or “Extreme” Brexit…

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‘At Least 100 Bodies’ On Streets Of ISIS-Occupied Marawi City, Philippine Official Says – RT
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A Philippine politician claims that residents fleeing Marawi City have seen at least 100 bodies “scattered” in the streets following weeks of intense fighting between militants linked to the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and government forces.

Recounting the testimony of people who recently escaped the besieged city, Zia Alonto Adiong, the Governor of the province Lanao del Sur, said scores of bodies are in an area which saw heavy gunfire.

“Dead bodies, at least 100, scattered around the encounter area,” Adiong told reporters, according to Reuters. The army previously said that 290 people have been killed, including 206 militants, 58 soldiers and 26 civilians…

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Fake News Update: CNN Says Only Democrats Prayed For Wounded Scalise – Newsbusters

Talk about fake news. At Thursday’s congressional baseball game, there were a number of touching tributes to the victims and the heroes. This included a prayer for the still-critically injured Congressman Steve Scalise. Yet, CNN’s Twitter page told viewers that only Democrats were involved in the prayer.

In a now-deleted tweet, the CNNPolitics page tweeted, “Members of a Democratic team gather on the field for a prayer before the congressional baseball game.”

CBS This Morning’s Gayle King on Friday reported the news and got the story right: “Before the game, players from both teams gathered at second base for a prayer in honor of Congressman Scalise. That’s the position he played.”

CNN eventually offered a corrected tweet.

The cable network’s tweets have been a source of bad information this week. On Thursday, reporter Jim Acosta tweeted that Donald Trump did not visit the wounded Scalise when he traveled to Washington MedStar Hospital. Except, the President DID see the Congressman…

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Trauma Doctor Gives Update On Steve Scalise’s Condition – KELO
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Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving.

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice. The bullet entered his left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding.

Dr. Jack Sava, trauma director at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, says several operations have controlled the bleeding and Scalise’s vital signs have stabilized. While he’s still under sedation, Sava says Scalise has responded to family members. But he will remain in the hospital for “a considerable period of time” and faces additional operations…

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Impeach Trump’s Impeachers – Daniel Greenfield

The rush to impeach President Trump is on by an opposition party that lacks the votes, evidence or legal basis for such a move. But since when did an illegal left-wing coup need any of those things?

No Dem has been more honest about the real motive for impeachment than Congressman Ted Lieu.

“We should not give him a chance to govern,” Lieu had declared after Trump had been in office for ten days. And he predicted that, “I do believe that if we win back the House of Representatives, impeachment proceedings will be started.”

What was the basis for impeaching President Trump after ten days in office? Lieu made it clear that if the Democrats won, they would try to impeach Trump no matter what.

That’s not how things work in the United States. But the left is running America like a banana republic.

More recently Lieu had mused that, “A recent poll came out saying that 46 percent of Americans want the president impeached, and certainly members of Congress take notice.”…

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Trump Dismantles Obama’s Cuba Policy – New York Post
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President Trump on Friday announced his tough new policy on Cuba – and demanded that the Communist country return the American fugitives it harbors, including cop killer Joanne Chesimard.

“Return the fugitives from American justice including the return of the cop-killer Joanne Chesimard,” Trump thundered to applause and shouts of “Viva Trump.”

“To the Castro regime, I repeat, the harboring of criminals and fugitives will end. You have no choice. It will end,” he said at an event in Miami’s Little Havana.

Chisimard, a Queens-born black activist who changed her name to Assata Shakur, was a Black Liberation Army member who was convicted of killing a police officer in 1977.

She escaped from prison with the help of other BLA terrorists and fled to Cuba in 1984, where the Castro regime granted her political asylum…

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Escaped Georgia Convicts Captured By Armed Citizen – WCTV

Officials say the two escaped inmates wanted in the slayings of two Georgia correctional officers were captured in Tennessee after a homeowner held the inmates at gunpoint until authorities could arrive.

Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Bill Miller said the homeowner caught Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose trying to steal his vehicle. Miller says the homeowner held the two at gunpoint with a neighbor until the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department could arrive to arrest them.

Miller says the escaped Georgia inmates had crashed a car earlier that day while being chased by law enforcement, and fled on foot into the woods along Interstate 24 near the rural community of Christiana.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles says police in Shelbyville, Tennessee, got a call about a home invasion Thursday. She says Rowe and Dubose held an elderly couple captive and then fled in the couple’s vehicle…

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Poll: 7% Of Adults Believe Chocolate Milk Comes From Brown Cows – American Mirror
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A real survey conducted by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy finds a startling amount of U.S. adults believe chocolate milk comes brown brown cows. The poll of 1,000 adults aged 18 and older taken in April finds 7% of respondents “still think that chocolate milk only comes from brown cows,” Food & Wine reports.

Perhaps more jolting: 48% of respondents “said that they aren’t sure where chocolate milk comes from.”

Mlive provides more less surprising stats from the poll:

* 9 in 10 people say they consume dairy at least once per week.
* 42 percent of all milk consumption comes during the most important meal of the day – breakfast.
* 95 percent have at least one variation of cheese in their refrigerators right now…

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Trump Administration Rescinds DAPA Amnesty Program – Daily Caller

The Trump administration has fulfilled another one of Donald Trump’s campaign promises by rescinding the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program implemented under Barack Obama that could have allowed as many as five million illegal aliens with children who are citizens or lawful permanent residents to remain in the country if they met certain criteria.

DAPA was blocked by the courts from implementation, which the Department of Homeland Security cited as a reason for rescinding the program. A DHS press released said Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly signed a memorandum rescinding DAPA on Thursday because “there is no credible path forward to litigate the currently enjoined policy.”

The program had been challenged by 26 states after Obama issued it in November 2014. The Supreme Court deadlocked when ruling on the constitutionality of the program in June 2016, splitting the vote 4-4 due to the empty seat at the time left by late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia…

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Alex Jones Gets Jump On Megyn Kelly; Leaks Recordings “To Set The Record Straight” – Zero Hedge
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After NBC’s Megyn Kelly lied to Alex Jones about the scope and purpose of an upcoming Father’s Day airing of his sit-down interview for Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly, the Infowars host set the record straight on Thursday night – preempting Kelly’s segment with ‘leaked’ recordings of their conversations before she could smear Jones on Sunday.

The Setup

As Jones and Kelly began to discuss the details of the NBC interview, Kelly played the part of earnest lawyer turned plucky journalist – batting her eyelashes and insisting her new show was about profiling ‘interesting people’ so the public can get to know them better.

I’m trying to create a different kind of program. I’ll ask you about some of the controversies, of course, and you’ll say what you want to say…

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Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion – Forbes

Amazon said on Friday it has agreed to buy Whole Foods in a deal valued at $13.7 billion, as the e-commerce juggernaut makes its boldest push yet into the grocery business.

Under the terms of the deal, Amazon would pay $42 per share in cash for the company, which represents a 27% premium to Thursday’s closing price.

“Whole Foods Market has been satisfying, delighting and nourishing customers for nearly four decades – they’re doing an amazing job and we want that to continue,” said Amazon’s billionaire founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in a statement.

Whole Foods will continue to operate its stores under its brand and John Mackey will remain as CEO. Its headquarters will remain in Austin, Texas.

The organic grocer, which was founded in 1978 and now has more than 460 stores, has come under pressure from investors lately due to sliding sales. It has struggled to attract shoppers as giants like Kroger and Wal-Mart expand their healthy grocery offerings. Its stock has lost a fifth of its value in the last three years…

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Budget Director Mulvaney Releases Phase 1 Of Plan To Slash Government Waste – Zero Hedge
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The White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced earlier today ‘Phase 1’ of the Trump administration’s plans for a massive government reorganization, a move meant to increase the efficiency and productivity of the federal government.

In a memo published here, Mulvaney detailed plans to rescind or modify many of the requirements placed on federal agencies by the OMB. The office’s logic is rather straightforward: far too often agencies are required to spend more time and energy complying with menial tasks, rather than spending time allocating taxpayer dollars to effectively and efficiently carry out their missions…

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Leftist Terrorism Update: Powder-Filled Letters With Threatening Notes Shut Down Georgia Republican’s Neighborhood – Washington Free Beacon

Police have blocked off Georgia Republican Karen Handel’s neighborhood after reports that letters containing a white powdery substance and calling Handel a “dirty fascist” were left at homes of her neighbors.

Cops have been going from mailbox to mailbox after finding the “suspicious package,” according to local reports, which also indicate that Roswell police continue to flood to the area.

A neighborhood resident posted a picture of the contents of the envelope. She told the Washington Free Beacon that several letters were distributed and that they contained white powder. The content of the threatening letter, posted below, contains graphic language.

“Your neighbor Karen Handel is a dirty fascist cunt but I’m sure you already knew that,” the letter says, according to a picture. “Take a whiff of the powder and join her in the hospital you Bourgeoisie motherfuckers.”

“RESIST THE FASCIST TAKEOVER!!!!,” it says. ” STRING UP THE COLLABORATORS!”…

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DOJ Moves To Seize Leonardo DiCaprio’s Picasso, ‘Stolen’ Funds In 1MDB Case – Reuters
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U.S. authorities moved on Thursday to seize a Picasso painting given to American movie star Leonardo DiCaprio and the rights to two Hollywood comedies, as they filed complaints to recover about $540 million they say was stolen from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad sovereign wealth fund.

The U.S. Justice Department filing was the latest legal action tied to alleged money laundering at the fund set up by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in 2009 to promote economic development. In the complaints, the department alleges more than $4.5 billion was taken from 1MDB by high-level fund officials and their associates.

“This money financed the lavish lifestyles of the alleged co-conspirators at the expense and detriment of the Malaysian people,” Kenneth Blanco, acting assistant attorney general, said in a statement. 1MDB could not be immediately reached for comment…

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20 Times Violence Threatened, Used, In Wake Of Dems’ Political Collapse – WorldNetDaily

There is no doubt that politics in the United States now include a level of violence not seen in recent memory.

It comes as factions of the Democratic Party have proven unable to accept the fact their candidate for president, now twice-failed Hillary Clinton, lost a decisive election to the GOP candidate, Donald Trump, in 2016.

It means they are not able to continue pushing the nation in a far-left progressive direction, as they did over and over again under Barack Obama.

Even during the campaign, Trump supporters faced physical beatings. They continue to face violence at “resist” protests around the country even now, as those Democrats have moved over and over to deny Trump the rights of the office.

Wednesday, Republican Rep. Steve Scalise and several congressional aides were shot during baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, as they prepared to participate in a charity game…

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Putin Likens Comey To Snowden, Jokingly Offers Him Asylum – Daily Caller
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Russian President Vladimir Putin likened former FBI Director James Comey to NSA leaker Edward Snowden and offered him political asylum at an annual televised Q&A in Russia.

Putin said Comey’s reported practice of taking detailed notes of his conversations with President Donald Trump was behavior like that of a civil rights activists rather than the head of a security bureau. He highlighted Russia’s grant of asylum to Snowden, who the Kremlin maintains is being persecuted for political purposes.

“If he continues to be persecuted in this connection, we will be ready to provide political asylum to him, he should know about that,” Putin said of Comey in his remarks.

Putin’s remarks come after Comey’s June 8 testimony, when he divulged he kept detailed notes of several conversations between himself and Trump…

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Trump’s New Order Will Revive Apprenticeships In America – Red Alert Politics

President Trump took steps on Thursday to move forward with his populist agenda, including getting Americans back to work and finding alternatives to an expensive four-year college degree.

The President signed an executive order during an event on Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives to expand skill-based job training programs. “We want to make sure that we have the workforce development programs we need to ensure these jobs are being filled by American workers,” Trump said during the signing ceremony.

Taxpayers spend billions on education and workforce development programs, but they still fail to teach the required skills for Americans to get full-time jobs. Trump’s reforms would allow more people to get a skill-based apprentice job for a fraction of the expense.

The Executive Order creates more flexible apprenticeship programs and allows companies, trade associations, and unions to create their own “industry-recognized apprenticeship,” approved by the Department of Labor (DOL)…

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ICE Deporting 199 Iraqis After Trump Inks Repatriation Deal – Breitbart
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Immigration officials are set to deport 199 Iraqi nationals after their home country agreed to accept deportees as part of President Donald Trump’s negotiations regarding the travel ban executive order. Prior to order, Iraq refused repatriation.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) officers carried out targeted arrest operations over the past few weeks leading to the arrest of 199 Iraqi criminal aliens. Most of the 199 Iraqis, 114, were arrested in the Detroit area, ICE officials stated. The arrested Iraqis have criminal records in the U.S. for homicide, rape, aggravated assault, kidnapping, burglary, and a host of other crimes.

As part of the ongoing operations by ICE to deliver on President Trumps campaign promise to remove criminal aliens, ERO officers have been working diligently to increase their number of arrests…

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President And First Lady Pay Surprise Visit To Steve Scalise In Hospital – The Hill

President Trump visited House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) in the hospital on Wednesday after the No. 3 House Republican was critically wounded by a gunman.

Trump was reportedly joined by first lady Melania Trump, according to a pool report. Reporters accompanying the president were asked to wait in vans outside the hospital.

Upon entering the hospital, Trump spoke with the congressman’s family and sat by his bedside, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. Also accompanying Trump to the hospital was his personal physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, who had reportedly visited the hospital earlier to discuss Scalise’s condition. The first lady gave Scalise’s family a bouquet of flowers.

The Trumps also paid a visit to Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle Wednesday morning in the same attack. Griner and her wife were also presented with flowers.

Scalise and Griner were shot along with three others Wednesday morning at a park in Alexandria, Va…

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Trump To Rewrite Obama Rules On Student Loan Foregiveness – Zero Hedge
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A few months ago we noted that 31% of college students in the U.S., or roughly 2.4 million kids, literally admitted to using student loan money to fund their binge drinking trips to Cancun and Daytona Beach for spring break.

Now, while most of us who’ve had the opportunity to live in the real world, outside the comfort of mom and dad’s basement, would consider it a bad idea to borrow 10-20 year debt to take a vacation we couldn’t afford, many college students seem to think it’s a perfectly acceptable practice.

Now, to be clear, we have no problem with making bad decisions, sometimes those are the most fun (see pic below for evidence). We only ask that the people who make the bad decisions are also the same people who get to deal with the consequences of those bad decisions…

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Police In Leftist-Run Baltimore Put On 12-Hour Shifts As City Violence Increases – WJZ

Baltimore sees multiple deadly shootings in just a matter of hours. It was a burst of violence that forced the commissioner to make a drastic move today. All uniformed officers will be on mandatory 12-hour shifts, as the city hustles to control the crime.

Ava-joye Burnett reports the violence spilled over from the night into broad daylight today. After a violent night, the police department announced a plan on how to address this problem, as the Police Commissioner was angered by the violence.

The violence in Baltimore started Monday evening and lasted through the night. It spilled over into the middle of Tuesday and by the end of it all, at least 12 people had been shot and at least six dead.

The victims include a 28-year-old man killed during a drug dispute on Bentalou Street, a 37-year-old woman killed in a bullying incident on Gertrude street and a man and woman – both in their twenties, killed during a quadruple shooting on Bonaparte Ave…

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Lunatic Who Opened Fire On GOP Lawmakers Is A Bernie Sanders Supporter – Daily Caller
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The man who opened fire on Republican members of Congress at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia is a supporter of Bernie Sanders and various liberal causes, according to his Facebook profile.

The Washington Post reported that the shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from Belleville, Ill.

Hodgkinson opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers early Tuesday morning while they were practicing for the upcoming annual congressional baseball game. Members of the Capitol Hill police unit exchanged fire with Hodgkinson before he was taken into custody…

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University Of Wisconsin-Madison Offers Course On The Evils Of Capitalism – Truth Revolt

UW Madison students will see a new class option on their syllabus. “Class, State, and Ideology: An Introduction to Social Science in the Marxist Tradition” will be taught by Dr. Erik Olin Wright. The professor, who was born in Berkeley, will teach students how to effectively push back against the “oppressive” system of capitalism.

The College Fix reports:

A class at University of Wisconsin-Madison studies how capitalism “generates harms” and “is irrational in ways that hurt nearly everyone,” according to a copy of the syllabus recently obtained through a public records act request by the MacIver Institute…

The course explores the “full range of harms and forms of injustice associated with capitalism. These critiques can be broadly grouped under three rubrics: exploitation, domination, and irrationality,” it states.

It would be one thing to teach about capitalism and its potential problems, but that’s not what this professor will be doing….

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Multiple Aides Shot At GOP Baseball Practice – The Hill
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is in stable condition after being shot early Wednesday at a baseball practice field in a Washington D.C. suburb, according to multiple reports.

Scalise was one of several people shot at the practice in Alexandria, Va., where it is believed a single gunman fired as many as 50 shots at lawmakers and aides who scrambled for cover.

Police said the gunman was in custody. Lawmakers on the scene suggested the gunman had been shot, and the shooter’s condition was unclear,.

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), his voice breaking, told CNN that “at least five” people were shot at the field, while Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said six people had been wounded…

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Lawsuit Exposes What Obama Used DOJ Slush Fund Money For – I Have The Truth

Well well well… there is a big ‘ol lawsuit now seeking to RIP the corruption cover RIGHT OFF an Obama administration policy that made it so that money was funneled to left-wing groups. Which is totally something that sounds like it’s straight out of the movies!

“Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records relating to an Obama administration policy of settling agency lawsuits against corporate defendants by requiring that the corporations make ‘donations’ to left-wing interest groups La Raza, the Urban League and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition,” the group said in a statement.

So what was happening?

Apparently, when the DOJ accepted settlements in cases with corporations, Obama and his administration was making certain that the corporations make donations to left-wing groups as a part of the actual case…

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Trump Gives Pentagon Unilateral Authority To Set Troop Levels In Afghanistan – Zero Hedge
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President Donald Trump has has given the Pentagon unilateral authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan, the WSJ and Reuters reported overnight, clearing the way for the military to intensify its fight against the Taliban and opening the door for future troop increases requested by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. While no immediate decision had been made about the troop levels, which are now set at about 8,400, the Pentagon is currently weighing plans to send between 3,000 and 5,000 additional troops.

The news comes after Mattis said in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee that “We are not winning in Afghanistan right now. And we will correct this as soon as possible.” Mattis said the Taliban were “surging” at the moment, something he said he intended to address…

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After A Nearly 14-Year Ban, U.S. Beef Set To Re-Enter Chinese Market – Independent Journal Review

After being banned for more than a decade, U.S. ranchers and cattle producers are expecting to bring American beef back to the dinner tables of nearly 1.4 billion Chinese people.

The breakthrough is one of the first results of the U.S.-China 100-Day Action Plan – a bilateral agreement following President Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Mar-a-Lago Club in April.

The plan requests China “to allow imports of U.S. beef on conditions consistent with international food safety and animal health standards.” The shipments have to begin no later than July 16, 2017.

Since the agreement, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been working with its Chinese counterpart on finalizing details of a protocol to make sure the shipments are meeting those standards. Two of its affiliating agencies – The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) – have already posted the related instructions for potential participants to follow…

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Trump Slaps Down Food Nazis – Mad World News
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If you thought Michelle Obama was livid over her rejected school lunch program before, she will be downright furious now. President Donald Trump just crushed her healthy food legacy in an epic move to completely erase all traces of Michelle’s horrible healthy foods program that had tentacles everywhere in American society. Trump made sure she got a nasty surprise that is pissing her off. You don’t want to miss this.

Poor Michelle Obama, her pet project, telling all Americans how to eat, is over. President Trump has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to hold off indefinitely on Michelle’s changes to all labels on foods and on menus in restaurants. It was due to take effect in 2018, but now it’s all been scrapped and thrown in the dustbin…

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Rolling Stone To Pay Fraternity $1.65M To Settle Lawsuit Over Fake Rape Story – Law Newz

Rolling Stone magazine agreed to pay $1.65 million to settle a defamation lawsuit filed by a University of Virginia fraternity over a debunked story about a rape on campus, the fraternity said Tuesday.

The settlement closes the final chapter of a lengthy legal saga sparked by the 2014 story “A Rape on Campus,” which was retracted after a police investigation found no evidence to back up the harrowing account of the woman identified in the story only as “Jackie.”

The Virginia Alpha Chapter of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, which had sought $25 million, said in a statement that its members are glad to be able to put the “ordeal” behind them.

“It has been nearly three years since we, and the entire University of Virginia community, were shocked by the now infamous article, and we are pleased to be able to close the book on that trying ordeal and its aftermath,” the fraternity said.

Rolling Stone declined to comment…

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Oxford Rewrites History Exam To Make It Easier For Women To Get Top Grades – Heatstreet
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Oxford University has completely redesigned one of its core history exams with the explicit aim of giving more top grades to women.

Academics at the university – often ranked top in the world for history – will now allow students to do one exam at home, rather than in an exam hall.

The move – immediately attacked as a “soft” alternative – was made because authorities felt female students were getting too few first-class degrees.

According to the Sunday Times, the change was made in response to a “gender grade gap” which sees 32% of female historians bag a First class degree, compared to 37% of men.

As such, a second-year exam which previously would have been sat under strict conditions will now be much looser in form….

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American Medical Association Adopts Insane “Transgender” Policies – Washington Free Beacon

The country’s largest organization of doctors is adopting a series of transgender policies, with the goal of expanding how “gender identity is defined within medicine.”

The American Medical Association, a professional organization of over 200,000 doctors, is holding its annual meeting this week at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.

The House of Delegates, which sets policy for the association, announced changes dealing with transgender issues on Monday, including a policy stating that gender is “incompletely understood.”

“Acknowledging that individuals’ gender and sexual identities do not always fit neatly into binary paradigms, delegates to the 2017 AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago took several actions that support broadening how gender identity is defined within medicine and how transgender patients are treated by society,” the association said.

The group said the new policies are focused on transgender individuals and the “many others who do not identify with one particular gender.”…

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Houston Resorts To Selling Off City Streets To Try And Close $100 Million Budget Shortfall – Zero Hedge
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With the US shale industry producing at near-record levels as oil prices languish around $50 a barrel, cities in oil-dependent states like Texas are resorting to increasingly creative means to compensate for the shortfall left by falling energy revenues, including selling off public assets, like Houston just did.

The city held what the Houston Chronicle described as “a yard sale of sorts” last week when the city council approved selling or swapping almost $2 million worth of city streets and utilities easements in a deal that will help close what’s expected to be a $100 million budget shortfall over the next five years.

Specifically, the council abandoned or sold several streets and easements on the east side of the city. The land is adjacent to an oil refinery owned by Valero Energy. The oil giant already owns the blocks immediately surrounding its facility, and the move will let the company assume the intersecting streets onto its land as part of a plan to build an office building,..

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No Apologies: ICE Chief Says Illegal Aliens Should Live In Fear Of Deportation – Washington Times

Illegal immigrants should be living in fear of being deported, the chief of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday, pushing back against a growing sentiment among Democrats on Capitol Hill and activists across the country who have complained about agents enforcing the laws on the books.

Thomas D. Homan, acting director at ICE, said anyone in the country without authorization can be arrested and those who have been ordered deported by judges must be removed if laws are to have meaning.

His comments marked a major shift for an agency that President Obama forbade from enforcing the law when it came to more than 9 million of the country’s estimated 11 million illegal immigrants. Unshackled from Mr. Obama’s strictures, agents have dramatically increased the number of arrests.

Advocacy groups are enraged and demand leniency for “traumatized” immigrants.

Mr. Homan makes no apologies…

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Ed Gillespie Barely Hangs On To Win GOP Governor Nomination In Virginia – Washington Examiner
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Ed Gillespie barely hung on in his bid for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor, defeating Corey Stewart by less than 1 percentage point.

Gillespie was leading Stewart 43.53 percent to 42.86 percent with more than 94 percent of precints reporting. State Sen. Frank Wagner was in third with 13.61 percent of the vote.

Gillespie, the establishment favorite who was better funded and better organized, was expected to cruise to victory over Stewart, Prince William County Council chairman. Instead, Gillespie, the 2014 GOP Senate nominee who nearly pulled off a shocker of his own in that race, spent Tuesday evening sweating as his small but consistent lead dwindled as the votes came in. At one point, Gillespie led by less than 1,000 votes…

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Macron Is About To Effectively Put France In A Permanent State Of Emergency – Daily Caller

French President Emmanuel Macron wants to end France’s 19-month state of emergency by effectively turning it into a permanent reality.

France has been in a state of emergency since the Nov. 13, 2015 terror attack in Paris, which killed 130 people. Lawyers and activists now warn that a proposed bill would essentially make all the state of emergency measures law of the land.

Macron’s bill would turn warrantless property searches and house arrests into common police practice. Banning protest marches, shutting down places of worship suspected of sharing extremist views and electronic tagging for surveillance purposes are other powers police would be granted under the proposed law.

“They tell us we’re ending the state of emergency, but they are actually making it eternal. It’s an intellectual scam,” Marie-Jane Ody, vice president of a union representing judges, told French newspaper Le Figaro in a June 8 article…

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Six Dead As Blaze ‘Sparked By Faulty Fridge’ Engulfs 27-Storey London Tower Block – Daily Mail
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Six people have been confirmed dead today after an inferno believed to have started when a fridge exploded ripped through a 27-storey west London tower block in just 15 minutes.

Scotland Yard says it expects the death toll to rise amid claims dozens including children and the elderly are still missing after fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in White City at 1am today.

Residents were seen throwing themselves and their children out of windows to avoid being burned to death – others made makeshift ropes by tying sheets together.

But a baby tossed from the ‘ninth or 10th floor’ of the building housing 600 people was caught by a member of the public and survived with only broken bones and bruises, a witness has said…

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President Trump Should Bypass Courts On The Travel Ban – Daniel Greenfield

Forget all the nervous gasps.

When President Trump tweeted that his measure to protect Americans from Islamic terror was a “travel ban” and that it should never have been watered down, he was right.

Calling it a pause hasn’t appeased a single of the radical judges abusing their authority. It doesn’t matter what the lawyers call it, when courts insist on referencing President Trump’s campaign rhetoric instead. Watering down the ban achieved nothing. The judicial coup can’t be appeased with a “moderate” ban.

Stripping Iraq from the list of countries undermined the effectiveness of the measure considering that the vast majority of refugees being investigated for terror links in this country are Iraqis.

Most of the rest are from the other countries listed on the travel ban.

And the failure to protect Middle Eastern Christians by prioritizing them as refugees is a left-wing war crime. The lawyers, activists, media bosses and judges responsible for it have blood on their hands…

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Hungarian PM: EU ‘Openly On The Side Of Terrorists’ – PoliZette
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbلn lashed out at the European Union on Monday, just one day before the supranational bloc is set to begin legal proceedings against his country for noncompliance with its migrant resettlement scheme.

“Brussels is openly on the side of terrorists,” said Orbلn while addressing parliament on Monday afternoon. Orbلn’s comments, some of his harshest yet for EU officials in Brussels, referred to criticism of Hungary’s detention of a migrant, Ahmed H., under terror charges for illegally attempting to cross the Hungarian border.

“As long as I am the Prime Minister of Hungary and stand here, so will the border fence stand on the southern border,” Orbلn declared defiantly…

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Fake News Update: Useless Senators Ask Jeff Sessions The Same Question About Russians 12 Times – Breitbart

Despite the fact that Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly outlined the conversations he said he had with Russian diplomats during the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, Senators at Tuesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee repeatedly peppered Sessions with various forms of the same question – whether he had met with Russian officials during the course of the campaign.

It was not clear whether those inquiring senators – mostly Democrats and some Republicans – expected a different answer to the same question. Sessions previously acknowledged that he met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak in his capacity as a senator and chairman of the Senate’s Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.

In his opening remarks, Sessions stated unequivocally that he had never had any conversations with Russian officials about interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Sessions declared: “Let me state this clearly: I have never met with or had any conversations with Russians or any foreign officials concerning any interference with any campaign or election…

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Dem Followers Of Communist Bernie Sanders Aim To Found New Party By 2018 Elections – Fox News
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The seemingly fractured Democratic Party may face another setback ahead of the 2018 elections, Peter Doocy reported.

Supporters of progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said they want to start their own party.

The organizers said they want to focus on the future after their current party’s last presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, seemed to focus on the past.

Sanders called for “fundamental change” during a speech in Illinois over the weekend.

Doocy said a document calling for the organization of a “People’s Party” began circulating recently.

The 15-page document laid out a late-summer goal for organizing the new party and holding a founding convention…

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3 Members Of Mueller’s Team Have Donated To Democrats – The Hill

Three members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team on the Russia probe have donated to Democratic presidential campaigns and organizations, according to Federal Election Commission filings.

Jeannie Rhee, a member of Mueller’s team, donated $5,400 to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign PAC Hillary for America.

Andrew Weissmann, who serves in a top post within the Justice Department’s fraud practice, is the most senior lawyer on the special counsel team, Bloomberg reported. He served as the FBI’s general counsel and the assistant director to Mueller when the special counsel was FBI director.

Before he worked at the FBI or Justice Department, Weissman worked at the law firm Jenner & Block LLP, during which he donated six times to political action committees for Obama in 2008 for a total of $4,700…

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Two Million Americans Drop Out of Obamacare Since Signing Up In January – Breitbart
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Two million Americans withdrew from Obamacare insurance plans since signing up on a federal exchange in January.

On Monday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published two reports detailing that nearly two million Americans had not paid their insurance premiums to maintain health insurance coverage.

The Effectuated Enrollment Report explains that 12.2 million Americans selected an Obamacare plan at the end of the open enrollment period. However, only 10.3 million decided to pay the required premiums to maintain health insurance coverage as of March 15th.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma explained, “Consumers are sending a clear message that cost and affordability are major factors in their decision to cancel or terminate coverage.”…

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The Collapse Of Penn Station: Another Failure Of Government “Enterprise” – Gregory Bresiger

Amtrak’s Penn Station in New York City, once one of the most glorious cathedrals of commerce built by one of the most successful transportation companies in history, is collapsing. Tracks are in disrepair. That’s because they have not been properly maintained over decades since Amtrak, despite promises to the contrary at its founding in the 1970s, has consistently lost tons of money.

After Decades of Government Disaster, Isn’t it Time for Something New?

Trains are jumping the tracks at Penn Station. Trains for the national passenger railroad – the disastrous, deficit ridden Amtrak with its pathetic so-called high-speed Acela trains, which are anything but high speed in many places – have been delayed as have the commuter railroads also using Penn Station, New Jersey Transit, and the Long Island Railroad. The latter, in true government enterprise fashion, both lose tons of money. They seem to be run for the benefit of anyone but the long-suffering passengers and taxpayers who pay for this government engineered mess…

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Obama Program Made $729 Million In Erroneous Payments To Doctors – Washington Free Beacon
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An Obama administration program to encourage the use of electronic health records made over $729 million in erroneous payments, according to a new audit.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also paid dead doctors for enrolling in its program, the audit, released by the agency’s inspector general Monday, revealed.

“From May 2011 through June 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services paid an estimated $729 million in Medicare electronic health record incentive payments to eligible professionals who did not comply with Federal requirements,” the inspector general said. “In addition, it paid $2.3 million in inappropriate electronic health record incentive payments to eligible professionals who switched incentive programs.”…

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Trump-Authorized Strike Obliterates Base In Somalia Used To Train Terrorists – Daily Caller

The U.S. has launched its first devastating air strike Sunday against al-Qaida-affiliated militants in Somalia under new authority granted by President Donald Trump.The Pentagon estimates the lethal strike destroyed a main al-Shabaab training base about 185 miles southwest of Mogadishu, killing eight militants in the process, Reuters reports.

Trump authorized the Pentagon in March to conduct “legal action” against al-Shabaab in a particular area where active hostilities are occurring.

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement that the reason for the strike is a direct response to al-Shabaab’s aggressive moves to cement control in the region, noting that in the last eight months, the terror group has captured three African Union Mission in Somalia forward operating bases.

Al-Shabaab has also conducted successful operations against government forces in Burundi, Uganda and Kenya, netting the group large supplies of heavy weaponry, armed vehicles, small arms and other gear it has used to make huge strides in Somalia…

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Naked Florida Man Attacks, Urinates On Police Car – Breitbart
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A Florida man found walking on a highway naked attacked a sheriff’s car and urinated on it, police say.

A sheriff’s deputy arrested Andrew Humphries, 18, after police found him walking along South U.S. Highway 441 naked Wednesday following a car crash, WTSP reported.

Police responded to a report of a crash on Highway 441 and Southeast 81st Street when they learned one of the drivers left the scene.

According to a video of the incident, a deputy found Humphries strolling along the highway and asked the man to come to him.

“What’s the deal, man? Why are you naked?” the deputy asked. “Were you in that accident up the road there?”…

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Syrian State TV Claims ISIS Leader Al-Baghadi Has Been ‘Killed In A Massive Airstrike’ – The Sun

Syrian state television has reported the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghadi has been killed in an air strike. Claims suggest the world’s most wanted terrorist was blasted with heavy artillery while in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa.

It is possible the terror chief was ‘killed’ by white phosphorus bombing campaigns lead by Coalition forces in the IS-infested region throughout last week. Dramatic footage has emerged showing the scorching munitions showering down on to the city and setting buildings ablaze.

Al-Baghdadi has a £20 million bounty on his head because of his hate-filled sermons that inspired suicide attacks across Europe. However, this is not the first time al-Baghadi has been reported dead and many experts are sceptical of the latest claims.

The death would certainly be a propaganda victory for the Assad regime as Syria’s civil war continues. According to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 13 civilians have been killed in coalition are raids in Raqqa over the past 24 hours…

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Jeff Sessions To Answer Pointless Questions Tuesday At Fake Russia Scandal Hearing – New York Post
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election. In a letter Saturday to Sen. Richard Shelby, Sessions writes that his decision to appear comes in light of last week’s testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey.

Sessions had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before a Senate panel chaired by Shelby. Sessions says it’s clear the Russian investigation would become the focus of questioning.

Sessions recused himself from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the Trump campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice last year with the Russian ambassador to the U.S…

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Sex Attacks At Swedish Festivals Have Risen 1,000 Percent – Breitbart

A new report has revealed that sex attacks at Swedish festivals have increased as much as 1000 percent in 2016, a trend which does not appear to be changing.

Non-profit organisation The Night Shift say they have documented over a hundred cases of sexual molestation, and that the numbers continue to rise Expressen reports. Over the past year, Sweden has seen a dramatic increase in the number of sex attacks at open air festivals and amusement parks across the country.

Grona Lund, an amusement park in Stockholm, was the scene of one sex attack last year, but so far this year there have been at least four according to security manager Fredrik Gemzell. The park, which has only been open since April, is one of the busiest in the country.

“All cases are reported to the police. It is young teenage girls who have been victims,” said Gemzell adding, “We have our own security centre, where visitors can call. In addition, we have a security team which patrols the park. It is good that the police reported…

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3 Intollerant Leftist Groups Stop D.C. Gay Pride Parade, Force Them To Take Alternate Route – 100PercentFedUp
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Protesters affiliated with the group No Justice, No Pride blocked this year’s Capital Pride Parade on three separate occasions, delaying the parade and forcing participants to use an alternative route, in protest of the participation of police officers and certain corporate sponsors.

The No Justice, No Pride group first conducted its own march down the planned parade route with signs like “rainbows don’t cover death merchants” and “no pride in police violence.” They then blocked the route at 15th and P Streets NW. Police formed a barricade around the demonstrators, allowing them to continue the protest, while re-routing the official parade down 16th Street. No arrests have been reported.

Pride parade fans were furious over the hijacking of their parade by leftist activist groups like Black Lives Matter and lashed out at the thugs who forced them to re-route the parade…

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Czech Republic Joins Poland, Hungary And Slovakia In Refusing EU-Imposed Migrants – Gateway Pundit

The Czech Republic has joined its Central European neighbors in officially announcing a withdrawal from the European Union’s 2015 migrant resettlement program.

After much criticism of the scheme, which seeks to resettle an initial 160,000 migrants from Italy and Greece across EU member states, the Czechs have finally withdrawn citing concerns over security and the ‘’dysfunctionality’’ of what has been criticized as a shambolic program.

Prague had accepted only 12 of the 1,600 migrants required by Brussels before leaving the program, which imposes quotas on all 28 member states under threat of sanction.

The resettlement scheme was the EU’s initial response to the near Biblical wave of migrants which arrived in autumn 2015 following Angela Merkel’s decision to open Germany’s borders.

In April, Czech Interior Minister, Milan Chovanec, had stated that his government would have to decide whether resistance to the EU’s quotas was worth the massive fines such a refusal would incur…

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Trump Has Signed More Bills Into Law At This Point In Presidency Than His Four Predecessors – Washngton Times
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House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy have issued a very promising report about President Trump so far in his presidency. Compared to his immediate predecessors, Mr. Trump is forging ahead in his bid to better the nation and move forward.

“To date, President Trump has signed 37 bills into law, placing him ahead of the last four administrations,” the two Republican leaders noted in a report issued Thursday. At this point in his presidency, President Obama had signed off on 24 bills. President George W. Bush signed 15, President Clinton 33 bills and President George H.W. Bush 35.

The two leaders had other news of interest to voters weary of a do-nothing Capitol Hill.

“The Republican-led House has passed 158 bills, making it the most productive in the modern-era,” the pair said in their report…

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Senate Republicans Using Special Rules To Fast-Track Obamacare Replacement – KJRH

Senate Republicans are greasing the wheels for the party’s health care replacement plan.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell invoked Senate Rule 14 on Wednesday. That would allow the American Health Care Act – which barely passed the House on May 4 – to bypass Senate committees and go straight to a floor vote without a debate.

And since the AHCA is technically a budget reconciliation bill, Democrats can’t filibuster. The bill could pass with just 51 votes.

But before they can vote on their version of a health care bill, Senate Republicans need to finalize one.

Two major holdouts are Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Mike Lee. Additionally, Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Tom Cotton have voiced concern with the bill’s direction. Republicans only have 52 seats in the Senate, which means the party can only afford to lose two votes.

Vice President Mike Pence would cast the deciding vote if there’s a tie. The Senate also requires a score from the Congressional Budget Office before a vote…

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ICE Officers Round Up 113 Criminal Aliens In New Jersey Sweep – Breitbart
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 113 criminal illegal aliens in New Jersey this week during a five-day “enforcement surge.”

Officers targeted criminal aliens throughout the state during an operation from June 5 to 9. Officials reported 93 of the illegal aliens arrested had criminal convictions and 87 percent of those arrested had felony convictions, according to information obtained by Breitbart Texas from ICE officials.

“The continued results of our Fugitive Operations officers and their law enforcement partners underscore ICE’s ongoing and steady commitment to public safety,” Newark ERO Field Director John Tsoukaris said in a written statement…

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Washington, D.C. Spending $20,000 To Paint LGBTQ Murals On Storm Drains – Washington Free Beacon

The District of Columbia is spending $20,000 to pay artists to paint environmentally friendly, pro-LGBTQ murals on storm drains.

Mayor Muriel Bowser unveiled a “rainbow-colored crosswalk” on Friday to promote gay pride parades that are taking place in the city this weekend. Bowser announced storm drains would also be painted by local artists to “celebrate the LGBTQ identity” and the environment.

“We are installing these temporary crosswalks as a symbol of Washington, D.C.’s inclusivity and LGBTQ pride,” Bowser said. “For many years, Washington, D.C., has been a leader on LGBTQ rights, and my administration will continue pushing forward to protect and defend the rights of and expand opportunity for our LGBTQ residents. It is an honor to be part of this installation, and I look forward to joining residents from across D.C. at the Capital Pride Parade.”

Bowser’s office said the rainbow crosswalks are temporary in order to “comply with federal standards.”…

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Triggered Leftist Professors Resign Over New Pro-Gun Campus Law – Red Alert Politics
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A Wichita State University professor is resigning over a Kansas campus open-carry law that is set to take effect this summer.

“Clear, open, critical discussion cannot take place in an environment of threat and fear,” Deborah Ballard-Reisch wrote in a letter to University President John Bardo. “Guns on campus will make it that much more difficult for them to feel safe,” she wrote.

“As someone who has experienced gun violence personally, I do not feel safe with guns in the classroom.” Ballard-Reisch was robbed at gunpoint in 2014.

In 2013, Kansas passed a law permitting people to bring guns into public buildings, with a four-year extension for universities and community colleges to comply. The law on campuses takes effect on July 1…

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12 Staffers At Democrat-Linked Group Charged With Voter Fraud – Daily Caller

Local prosecutors in Marion County, Indiana, charged 12 employees of a Democratic-linked voter recruitment organization of submitting fraudulent voter registration applications prior to the 2016 election.

According to the Associated Press, prosecutors say that 11 temporary canvassers working for the Indiana Voter Registration Project made and sent in an unknown number of fake voter applications. The canvassers’ supervisor, Holiday Burke, was charged as well.

The organization, the AP reported, is managed by Patriot Majority USA a group with strong ties to Democratic Party, including former President Bill Clinton and former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, as well as labor unions.

The investigation by state authorities began last August when a clerk in Hendricks County marked around a dozen voter forms with suspicious information. The probe went into 56 counties where the organization collected 45,000 applications. Patriot Majority rejected the notion the group engaged in any illegal activity…

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Attorney General Sessions Ends Revenue Stream For Obama’s Lefties – WorldNetDaily
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pulling the plug on a Justice Department policy instituted during the Obama years that effectively forced corporations to settle lawsuits by, in part, funding Obama’s favorite leftist political organizations, a practice many critics considered a liberal slush fund.

“When the federal government settles a case against a corporate wrongdoer, any settlement funds should go first to the victims and then to the American people – not to bankroll third-party special interest groups or the political friends of whoever is in power,” said Sessions in a statement.

Former Justice Department official Hans von Spakovsky is now with the Heritage Foundation. He is also co-author of “Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department.” He calls the former policy nothing more than the government stealing from the American people…

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The Damaging Case Against James Comey – Jonathan Turley

The testimony of James Comey proved long on atmospherics and short on ethics. While many were riveted by Comey’s discussion of his discomfort in meetings with President Trump, most seemed to miss the fact that Comey was describing his own conduct in strikingly unethical terms. The greatest irony is that Trump succeeded in baiting Comey to a degree that even Trump could not have imagined. After calling Comey a “showboat” and poor director, Comey proceeded to commit an unethical and unprofessional act in leaking damaging memos against Trump.

Comey described a series of ethical challenges during his term as FBI director. Yet, he almost uniformly avoided taking a firm stand in support of the professional standards of the FBI. During the Obama administration, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch gave Comey a direct order to mislead the public by calling the ongoing investigation a mere “matter.” Rather than standing firm on the integrity of his department and refusing to adopt such a meaningless and misleading term, Comey yielded to Lynch while now claiming discomfort over carrying out the order…

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Communist Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Think Christians Are Fit For Public Office – The Federalist
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While the nation’s capital was twittering with excitement on Wednesday about former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, something far more outrageous was underway in another Senate hearing: Sen. Bernie Sanders, in a blatant violation of Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, was applying a religious test for an office of public trust.

Specifically, Sanders doesn’t think Christians are fit to serve in government because they’re bigots. Basic Christian theology, in Sanders’s view, “is indefensible, it is hateful, it is Islamophobic, and it is an insult to over a billion Muslims throughout the world.”

Here’s what happened. During a confirmation hearing for Russell Vought, President Trump’s nominee for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, Sanders expressed his indignation at an article Vought had written in January 2016 about a controversy that erupted at Vought’s alma mater, Wheaton College…

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House Republicans Vote To Replace Disastrous Dodd-Frank Regulations – Political Insider

Following the 2008 financial crisis, Barack Obama and his liberal allies passed one of the most biggest pieces of regulatory legislation in modern history: Dodd-Frank.

The law places extremely burdensome regulations on banks and other financial institutions, with the alleged goal of preventing another financial crisis. In reality, Dodd-Frank proved to be a disaster and simply gave more power to the federal government over our economy, and failed to address the root cause of the 2008 financial crisis.

Well, now that Republicans are in power, they have their sights set on Dodd-Frank, and the House of Representatives voted 233-186 to replace the disastrous law with their own piece of legislation.

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Authored by Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas, the conservative chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, the bill is perhaps second only to the healthcare legislation Republicans passed last month in its scope and significance…

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Lawsuit Claims 900 Georgia High School Students Were Groped By Cops During Warrantless Drug Sweep – KTLA
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About 900 students at a Georgia high school were groped by law enforcement officers during a drug sweep that was conducted without a warrant and didn’t yield any drugs, a federal lawsuit claims.

The suit was filed by a human rights group on behalf of students at Worth County High after an April 14 incident when about 40 officers showed up at the school without advance notice.

They put the school on lockdown for four hours and ordered many students into hallways, where they were forced to stand spread eagle, the lawsuit says.

According to the suit, officers cupped boys’ genitals, touched girls’ vaginas, reached inside bras, touched girls’ bare breasts, patted their buttocks and placed their hands inside students’ underwear. No drugs were found…

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Comey’s Columbia Leaker Pal Goes Into Hiding After Testimony – New York Post

He took the right to remain silent!

A Columbia University professor from Brooklyn went into hiding Thursday after pal James Comey revealed during his Senate testimony that the man leaked memos detailing the former FBI chief’s conversations with President Trump to the press.

Daniel Richman confirmed by e-mail to several reporters that he was the “good friend” and law-school prof who Comey slipped the documents – then hightailed it out of his tony Brooklyn Heights home and refused to answer any more questions.

Comey had just told a Senate Intelligence Committee that Richman was the conduit for the memo, which documented Trump asking Comey to drop the FBI’s probe into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn.

Richman is a former federal prosecutor who worked with Comey at Columbia in 2013. His Ivy League university’s Web site crashed as people nationwide frantically tried to find out more about the mysterious middle man suddenly thrust into the biggest story in the country…

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Trey Gowdy Picked To Lead House Oversight Committee – Fox News
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The Republican Steering Committee has elected Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-S.C.), to serve as the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

“I am grateful to the Steering Committee and the Conference as a whole for this opportunity to serve,” Gowdy said in a statement. “I look forward to working alongside the other Committee members, as well as any member of Congress, as we discharge the jurisdiction assigned to us.”

Gowdy will replace outgoing Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who is resigning from Congress at the end of June.

“Trey Gowdy is the right person for the job,” Chaffetz said in a statement. “He has a long history of demanding accountability, upholding transparency, and relentlessly pursuing the truth…

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Comey: A Six-Foot, Eight-Inch Pajama Boy – Patricia McCarthy

Aside from revealing that President Trump is guilty of exactly nothing but winning an election, James Comey sure did reveal a lot about himself. His feelings are easily hurt, he gets scared in Trump’s presence, he gets nauseated, is weak, gets confused and stunned. He is sorry his workforce had to hear what Trump said about the FBI, that it is in disarray. He sounded like a college snowflake on almost any American college campus in need of a safe space.

After a lifetime as a lawyer, U.S. attorney for the Southern District, U.S. deputy district attorney, and corporate lawyer, this is a man who never should have been appointed as director of the FBI. He does not have the temperament for the job. We learned yesterday that he unlawfully leaked his own memo, property of the FBI, to the press to “spur a special prosecutor” and cover his own backside. Why not turn it over to acting director McCabe or the DOJ? Because he’s malicious. He likely leaked a whole lot more to the press that is so in love with anonymous sources…

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Trump Empowers States With Massive Permitting Reform – Breitbart
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President Donald Trump wrapped up infrastructure week at the Department of Transportation on Friday, highlighting his moves to reform what the White House called a “burdensome regulatory system that has left American infrastructure crumbling.”

Trump began his visit with a roundtable where state DOT heads described the hindrances that the current permitting process impose on their infrastructure projects. The heads of state Departments of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation leaders, and White House senior officials participated in the discussion along with hosts Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao and Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke.

From the DOT atrium, Trump spoke to members of Congress, representatives of the transportation community, heads of state Departments of Transportation, and U.S. Department of Transportation staff…

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Trump Attorney To File Complaints Against James Comey For Leaking Memo – Washington Examiner

President Trump’s attorney plans to file a pair of complaints against former FBI Director James Comey for leaking his own memo to the press and for previous testimony before a Senate panel.

Marc Kasowitz, Trump’s outside counsel, will file the first complaint with the Department of Justice inspector general early next week, a source close to the legal team told the Washington Examiner.

The second complaint will go to the Senate Judiciary Committee and focus on statements Comey made Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. But it will also cite testimony Comey delivered to the judiciary committee in May, when he was still head of the FBI…

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British Election Results: May’s Gamble Backfires – Financial Times
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Theresa May’s gamble on a snap election has dramatically backfired after her quest for a “stronger mandate” to deliver Brexit ended up in the humiliation of a hung parliament, leaving her future as prime minister in doubt. The Conservatives emerged as the biggest party but are projected to fall eight seats short of an overall majority, leaving the Tories trying to form a minority government.

A visibly shaken Mrs May said during the night that the Conservative party would “fulfil its duty” to ensure stability as the start of Brexit negotiations loom later in the month. “The country needs a period of stability,” she said after winning her constituency in Maidenhead. However, senior Conservative figures said she might be forced to quit and Tory MP Anna Soubry said the prime minister should “consider her position” after running “a disastrous campaign”.

With three seats left to be declared, Mrs May’s Conservatives were projected to win 319 seats, Labour 261, the Scottish National Party 35 and the Liberal Democrats 13. In the outgoing parliament, the Tories had 331 seats; a governing party needs 326 out of 650 seats for a majority…

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The Treasonous Secession Of Climate Confederacy States – Daniel Greenfield

After President Trump rejected the Paris Climate treaty, which had never been ratified by the Senate, the European Union announced that it would work with a climate confederacy of secessionist states.

Scotland and Norway’s environmental ministers have mentioned a focus on individual American states. And the secessionist governments of California, New York and Washington have announced that they will unilaterally and illegally enter into a foreign treaty rejected by the President of the United States.

The Constitution is very clear about this. “No state shall enter into any treaty.” Governor Cuomo of New York has been equally clear. “New York State is committed to meeting the standards set forth in the Paris Accord regardless of Washington’s irresponsible actions.”

Cuomo’s statement conveniently comes in French, Chinese and Russian translations.

“It is a little bold to talk about the China-California partnership as though we were a separate nation, but we are a separate nation,” Governor Brown of California announced…

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Trump’s Lawyer: Comey’s Leak Excuse Under Oath Was A Lie – Business Insider
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President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Marc Kasowitz suggested Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey lied under oath during his blockbuster Thursday testimony and criticized him for making “unauthorized disclosures” to the press through a friend.

Kasowitz also made note that Comey “has now finally confirmed publicly” what Trump had insisted the ousted FBI director told him in private: that “the president was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference.”

“He also admitted that there is no evidence that a single vote changed as a result of any Russian interference,” Kasowitz said. Kasowitz insisted that Trump “never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggesting that Mr. Comey ‘let [ousted national security director] Michael Flynn go.'”…

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Trump Nominates New Round Of Federal And District Judges – The Hill

President Trump announced 11 new appointments to high-profile courts on Wednesday, his fourth round of appointments to the judiciary during his young presidency. The nominations were met with conservative praise.

The list sent to the Senate for confirmation includes the nomination of Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the post previously held by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Eid held her position on Colorado’s Supreme Court since 2006, and was also included on the president’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees presented to voters prior to the 2016 election.

Carrie Severino, chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network, complimented Trump’s latest round of judicial nominations, writing in the conservative National Review that “it’s a fantastic list, again drawing from his previous success from his Supreme Court list…

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Senate Republicans Move Closer To Deal On Health Care – Breitbart
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Senate Republicans are moving closer to a deal on health care reform despite their differences on Medicaid spending.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) expressed delight that the Senate is edging closer to a deal on health care after three hours of closed-door meetings. McConnell told reporters, “We’re getting close to having a proposal to whip and to take to the floor.”

McConnell works with a hard whip count. The Senate can only afford to lose two of his chamber’s Republican seats, with Vice President Mike Pence to break the tie. At the moment both Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) remain skeptical towards the bill. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) hopes for a slower rollback of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion…

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Washington, D.C. Spends $500,000 On Free Legal Help For Illegal Aliens – American Mirror

The District of Columbia is doling out $500,000 in special grants to 10 area organizations looking to offer legal help to illegal immigrants, including an $84,000 grant to a city charter school that caters to immigrants.

“Our students have been coming to us, and many of our students are really fearful of what’s happening on the national level as far as immigration policies, and so this was a way of being able to help our students know what their rights are, and to provide direct services to our families,” Christie McCay, executive director of the Briya Public Charter School, told WAMU.

“If our families are feeling like it’s not safe to come out of their homes,” she added, “they won’t be able to come to school.”

The school’s student services coordinator, Raquel Farah-Robison, said the grant will allow school officials to expand on what they’re already doing. In just the last month, Briya hosted 250 families for three “Know Your Rights” information fairs and connected dozens with a local immigration attorney for detailed advice…

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Berkeley Trump Supporter Who Was Pepper Sprayed During Protests Sues The University And Others For $23 Million – Washington Examiner
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Lawyers for a young female Trump supporter who was pepper sprayed during the UC Berkeley protests in February announced Wednesday that they sued the university and 17 other entities for $23 million.

Kiara Robles was pepper sprayed during an interview with an ABC affiliate by a masked assailant during protests over a speech by former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos. Her attorneys, who work for conservative group Freedom Watch, filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday.

Freedom Watch stated that they are “alleging the brutal assault and other causes of action that resulted in extreme damage to a young gay woman, Kiara Robles, who was simply attending a speaking event to hear an investigative reporter of Breitbart News, Milo Yiannopoulos,” and that the university violated her First and Fourth Amendment rights…

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Nursery Worker Beaten And Stabbed By 3 Muslim Girls ‘Shouting About Allah’ – Evening Standard

A nursery worker was beaten up and stabbed by three girls as she walked to work in east London this morning.

The woman, aged in her 30s, was walking from Wanstead station to Little Diamonds nursery on Hermon Hill when the attackers came up behind her at just after 9.30am on Wednesday. They shoved her to the ground before punching and kicking her during the terrifying attack.

Karrien Stevens, who runs Little Diamonds nursery on Hermon Hill where the victim works, told the Standard the three attackers were “chanting the Koran”. She said: “A staff member was coming to work when three Asian girls came up behind her chanting the Koran.

“They pulled her to the ground, kicking and punching her. “One of them got the knife out and cut her arm. “They were shouting about Allah, that and the Koran.”

The nursery manager added the attack had “nothing to do with the nursery”.

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American Hate Preacher Who Inspired London Bridge Terrorist Is Now On The Lamb – Daily Mail
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The American preacher of hate watched online by one of the London terror attackers was called ‘fanatically anti-American’ by prosecutors – and even photographed posing as a ‘mujaheddin’ – a jihadi warrior.

Ahmad Musa Jibril fled his Dearborn, Michigan, home in the aftermath of the mass murder attack so quickly that he left his sandals on the deck. His mother and sister who live a few blocks away had also vanished.

The 46-year-old has never been jailed for terrorism – but he is a conman who federal prosecutors put behind bars for a massive attempt to steal from taxpayers. When he was sentenced, in Detroit in 2005, they revealed his astonishing terrorists sympathies, including how he tried to take credit for a 1995 al Qaeda bombing which killed four Americans…

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U.S. Customs Officers Bust Woman Trying To Smuggle 150 Pounds Of Meth Across Mexican Border – Fox News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers Sunday discovered 150 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside popcorn boxes in a woman’s SUV at the San Ysidro port of entry.

An officer stopped the 25-year-old U.S. citizen after noticing a large amount of food inside the Jeep Liberty. A canine then alerted officers to popcorn boxes in the trunk.

Officers found 15 large packages of methamphetamine, which amounted to a street value of more than $481,952.

Officers seized the vehicle and all narcotics.

The discovery was part of a total of 388 pounds of methamphetamine, 162 pounds of cocaine, 32 pounds of heroin and 250 pounds of marijuana officers intercepted at ports of entry in the San Diego and Imperial Valley counties over the weekend.

The 837 pounds of narcotics were valued at over $3.9 million.

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Under Trump, Regulation Slows To A Crawl – Politico
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Before he took office, Donald Trump promised to roll back the reach of the federal government, saying that he would end the “regulation industry” on the first day of his presidency. The effect has been immediate and dramatic: According to data compiled by POLITICO, significant federal regulation since Trump’s inauguration has slowed to an almost total halt.

From Inauguration Day until the end of May, just 15 regulations were approved by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), the White House department that reviews important new federal rules. That’s by far the fewest among comparable periods since recordkeeping began in the 1990s: Ninety-three rules were approved during the same period in Barack Obama’s administration, and 114 under George W. Bush…

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Leftist State Representative From Texas Busted For Drunk Driving – Washington Free Beacon

A Texas Democrat who gained national attention earlier this year for her hunger strike in protest of the state’s “sanctuary city” bill was arrested on Tuesday night for drunk driving after she drove her car into a tree, according to a Dallas Morning News report.

State Rep. Victoria Neave, a freshman in the legislature representing parts of Dallas, was “staggering” and “uncooperative” with police, according to the report. She refused to take a field sobriety test and repeatedly said to officers while slurring her words that she was “invoking my 5th amendment rights.”

“I love you and I will fight for you and I’m invoking my 5th amendment rights,” she slurred repeatedly, according to the report.

Just one week ago, Neave was honored by the Texas House Democratic Caucus as its “freshman of the year.”

She gained national attention in April when she went on a four-day hunger strike aimed at stopping legislation that would have banned sanctuary cities…

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Governor Moonbeam Working Overtime To Destroy California’s Economy – Breitbart
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California Governor Jerry Brown signed a new climate change agreement between the State of California and the People’s Republic of China on Tuesday.

The gesture continued Brown’s efforts to expand ties with China, as well as his diplomatic campaign to push for more action on climate change. It came in the immediate aftermath of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords.

A statement by Gov. Brown’s office described the new agreement as follows:

Specifically, the agreement expands cooperation on the advancement of low-carbon, renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies such as zero-emission vehicles, energy storage, grid modernization and low-carbon urban development…

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Nothingburger Update: Comey’s Prepared Remarks Released Ahead Of Congressional Testimony – Breitbart

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Thursday regarding his firing by President Donald Trump and the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

The committee has released the full text of Comey’s prepared remarks. Read them below:

Chairman Burr, Ranking Member Warner, Members of the Committee. Thank you for inviting me to appear before you today. I was asked to testify today to describe for you my interactions with President-Elect and President Trump on subjects that I understand are of interest to you. I have not included every detail from my conversations with the President, but, to the best of my recollection, I have tried to include information that may be relevant to the Committee.

January 6 Briefing

I first met then-President-Elect Trump on Friday, January 6 in a conference room at Trump Tower in New York…

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ISIS Kills 12, Injures Dozens In Twin Iran Attacks – Fox News
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ISIS claimed responsibility for a pair of Wednesday attacks in Tehran in which suicide bombers and teams of gunmen stormed Iran’s parliament and the nearby shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing at least 12 and injuring dozens of others.

This is the first attack orchestrated by ISIS in the Islamic Republic, SITE Intel Group reported. It wasn’t initially clear if the death count, reported by state broadcaster IRIB, included the attackers.

In a rare and stunning move, ISIS released video from inside the parliament building while the attack was under way. The video, circulated online, shows a gunman and a bloody, lifeless body of a man lying on the ground next to a desk…

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13 Alabama Counties Saw 85 Percent Drop In Food Stamp Participation After Work Requirements Restarted – AL

Thirteen previously exempted Alabama counties saw an 85 percent drop in food stamp participation after work requirements were put in place on Jan. 1, according to the Alabama Department of Human Resources.

The counties – Greene, Hale, Perry, Dallas, Lowndes, Wilcox, Monroe, Conecuh, Clarke, Washington, Choctaw, Sumter and Barbour – had been exempt from a change that limited able-bodied adults without dependents to three months of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits within a three-year time frame unless they were working or participating in an approved training program.

During the economic downturn of 2011-2013, several states – including Alabama – waived the SNAP work requirements in response to high unemployment. It was reinstituted for 54 counties on Jan. 1, 2016 and for the remaining 13 on Jan. 1, 2017. As of April 2017, the highest jobless rate among the 13 previously excluded counties was in Wilcox County, which reported a state-high unemployment rate of 11.7 percent, down more than 11 percentage points from the county’s jobless rate for the same month of 2011…

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Trump Nominates Christopher Wray As FBI Director – Business Insider
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President Donald Trump has chosen a former Department of Justice official, Christopher Wray, as his pick to lead the FBI.

“I will be nominating Christopher A. Wray, a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI. Details to follow,” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.

Wray is a former assistant attorney general who oversaw the DOJ’s criminal division under President George W. Bush from 2003 to 2005.

He is a partner at the law firm King & Spalding, and he was the lawyer for Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey during the “Bridgegate” trial.

Wray’s choice was viewed as a safe one for Trump amid a political firestorm over his firing of James Comey in May. Comey, who was overseeing the FBI’s investigation into Russian meddling in the election, is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.Sen. Mark Warner, the leading Democrat on the committee, said Trump’s announcement Wednesday was “an effort to distract from our Senate hearings today & tomorrow.”…

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U.S. Senate Passes Landmark VA Accountability Legislation – Daily Caller

The Senate passed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act on Tuesday, which empowers Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to fire incompetent employees.

With the passage of the bill by voice vote Tuesday evening, senators hope to give President Donald Trump the legislation to sign into law by the end of June.

The bill reduces the time it takes to fire poorly performing employees and ensures they don’t get paid while they’re in the appeals process. Shulkin would be able to fire senior executives in a 21-day process. Regular employees have an appeal process of no more than 180 days.

The legislation also allows the VA to take back bonuses if an employee is convicted of a job-related felony.

Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, a sponsor of the bill, said ineffective governance at the VA is unfair to veterans who “have sacrificed much for our country.”

Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), a right-leaning veterans’ advocacy organization, applauded the passage of the bill…

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Coats, Rogers Ruin Democrats’ Narrative: “Never Felt Pressured To Do Anything Illegal” – Zero Hedge
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Not surprisingly, today’s hearing on the review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act quickly morphed into another Trump witch hunt as soon as the first Democrat on the committee, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), was allotted time for questions.

Unfortunately, Warner didn’t get the response he had hoped for when he asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers whether they had ever been pressured by the Trump administration to downplay the Russian investigation.

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*NSA’S ROGERS: I’VE NEVER FELT PRESSURED TO DO ANYTHING ILLEGAL

*NSA’S ROGERS: I’VE NEVER BEEN DIRECTED TO DO ANYTHING ILLEGAL

*COATS: I’VE NEVER FELT PRESSURE TO SHAPE ONGOING INVESTIGATION…

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It’s Failing: Major Insurer Exits Another State, Leaving 20 Ohio Counties With Zero Obamacare ‘Choices’ – Townhall

Aetna in Virginia. Blue Cross Blue Shield in Kansas City, Nebraska and Iowa. Now Anthem in Ohio. And those are just the headlines since April.

Obamacare is falling apart at the seams, and as predicted, it keeps getting worse. And in spite of Democrats’ buck-passing “GOP sabotage” spin – which never accounted for massive Obamacare face-plants in deep blue states – this latest failure has occurred in Buckeye country, where Governor John Kasich famously embraced the law’s (over-budget) Medicaid expansion and has defended his decision vociferously.

Ohio, in other words, is hardly poster child for supposed Republican treachery. And yet, here we are”

Anthem, one of the nation’s largest insurers and a major player in the individual insurance market created by the federal health care law, announced on Tuesday that it will stop offering policies in the Ohio marketplace next year. The decision leaves about a fifth of the state’s counties potentially without an insurer for 2018, affecting some 10,500 people…

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Tucker Carlson To Racist Black Lives Matter Apologist: “You’re Demented” – Mediaite
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On Tuesday night, Tucker Carlson invited political commentator Lisa Durden to discuss how a Black Lives Matter group in New York City banned anyone who wasn’t black from attending their Memorial Day party.

Carlson started off by asking Durden, a Black Lives Matter supporter, to explain how a group who protests because they’re singled out by their race can do the same thing by singling out people who aren’t welcomed to their party by race.

Durden’s response? “Boo hoo hoo!”

“You white people are angry because you couldn’t use your white privilege card,” Durden began her racially-charged rant that went on long enough for her mic to be cut off so that Carlson can finally ask her a question…

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Ramadan Rage 2017: The Complete List Of Jihadist Attacks Around The World – Breitbart

Welcome to Breitbart News’ running tally of worldwide jihadist terrorist attacks during Ramadan 2017. Check back for updates through the end of the Islamic holy month on June 24.

The estimated 832 deaths and 912 injuries from the estimated 60 attacks that have taken place across about 19 countries during the first 12 days of this year’s holy Muslim month of Ramadan have already marked the bloodiest Ramadan in recent years for adherents of Islam.

Jihadists believe martyrdom is doubly rewarded in paradise during Ramadan. Jihadist groups encourage martyrdom among their sympathizers and followers, promoting the belief that they will be doubly rewarded if they fatally castigate infidels during Ramadan. The holy month this year is on track to surpass the deadliest and bloodiest Ramadan in the modern record: Ramadan 2016.

Ramadan 2016 featured 1,150 casualties – both death and injuries. This year, terrorists – namely the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), Taliban, and al-Qaeda, among other jihadists – have already killed or wounded more than 1,500 people across about 15 countries and there are still about 20 days left in the month…

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Texas Leads 16-State Coalition In Support Of Trump’s Travel Ban – Breitbart
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Leading a 16-state coalition, the Texas attorney general filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday supporting President Donald Trump’s temporary travel stay. Attorneys general from 14 other states and the governor of Mississippi joined to urge the nation’s highest court to reinstate the executive order.

State officials urge that President Trump was acting within his lawful authority given to him by Congress when national security, foreign affairs, and immigration policy judgments require him to exercise it.

Last month the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower district court’s order blocking the executive action, as reported by Breitbart News. The 67-page opinion of the court was issued on May 25…

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Daily Mail Accuses Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell And Diane Abbott Of Befriending The UK’s Enemies And Scorning The Institutions That keep Brits Safe – Daily Mail

Today, the Daily Mail accuses Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell and Diane Abbott – the troika who could run the next government – of being unashamed apologists for terror, who have devoted their lives to befriending the enemies of Britain while undermining the very institutions that keep us safe in our beds.

Let us be clear. We have no doubt that Mr Corbyn’s expressions of horror over the atrocities in Manchester and at London Bridge, and his sympathy for the victims and their families, were sincere. But the ineluctable truth is that the Labour leader and his closest associates have spent their careers cosying up to those who hate our country, while pouring scorn on the police and security services and opposing anti-terror legislation over and over and over again.

Yes, Mr Corbyn has impressed some with his quiet composure under hostile questioning. But he personally has spent a political lifetime courting mass murderers in the Middle East, Ireland and elsewhere in the world, affronting his party and its decent traditional supporters, while voting on 56 occasions against measures aimed at containing the terrorist threat…

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Flint Official Resigns After Blaming City’s Water Crisis On “Fucking Niggers” Who “Don’t Pay Their Bills” – Law Newz
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A Flint, Michigan official who works for a publicly-funded bank in Michigan recently blamed the city’s own residents for the years-long water crisis, saying they are “f-cking n-ggers” who don’t pay their bills. Phil Stair, a sales manager for the Genesee County Land Bank, was being interviewed by environmental activist Chelsea Lyons, who caught his racial slurs via what appears to be a surreptitious recording. In the conversation, obtained by the blog Truth Against The Machine, Stair allegedly said:

“Flint has the same problems as Detroit – f*cking n*ggers don’t pay their bills. Believe me, I deal with them.”

In classic fashion, perhaps sensing the causally racist faux pas, Stair immediately went on to note that he doesn’t really like to use the n-word, because, well, some of his friends aren’t even white…

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New York Judge Arrested, Led From Courthouse In Handcuffs – USA Today

An embattled City Court judge was escorted Monday from judicial chambers in handcuffs.

Rochester court deputies and city police officers executed a bench warrant issued for Judge Leticia Astacio’s arrest last week after she missed a Tuesday court appearance related to an August drunken-driving conviction.

Astacio, a Rochester City Court judge, smiled and said hello to the gaggle of reporters waiting for her at the fifth floor elevator bank of the Monroe County Hall of Justice where officers marched her off to be processed at the nearby Rochester Public Safety Building. She returned later to the courthouse for an arraignment before Judge Stephen Aronson of Canandaigua City Court, who issued the warrant and is overseeing her drunken-driving case.

He ordered her held without bail in Monroe County Jail until a Thursday hearing. The reason she missed her court appearance last week was because she had been living in a temple with monks in the mountains of Thailand since May 3, she had texted to her lawyer…

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Ex-Intel Contractor Sues Comey, Alleging FBI Covered Up Mass Civil Liberties Violations – Circa
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A former U.S. intelligence contractor has sued fired FBI Director James Comey and other current and ex-government officials, alleging the bureau has covered up evidence provided to agents showing widespread illegal spying on Americans.

The suit, filed late Monday night by Dennis Montgomery, was assigned to the same federal judge who has already ruled that some of the National Security Agency’s collection of data on Americans violates the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment, setting up an intriguing legal proceeding in the nation’s capital this summer.

Documents obtained by Circa outside of the lawsuit show that the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington in 2015 approved a grant of limited immunity for Montgomery so he could explain how he managed to walk out of his contract work for several U.S. intelligence agencies with 47 hard drives of highly classified documents…

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In Spite Of Media Silence, 50,000 Urge Trump To Investigate Seth Rich’s Murder – Real Strategy

In spite of the media’s silence and refusal to cover the topic, 50,000 Americans are urging President Donald Trump to investigate the murder of DNC staffer, Seth Rich. It’s the topic that no congress member or the media even wants to touch unless they dub those who search for the truth “conspiracy theorists.”

There are at least a few concerned Americans though, unafraid of sticking their necks out. WND reported that there are nearly 50,000 who are urging Donald Trump to probe the murder of Seth Rich. Tens of thousands of Americans have signed a White House petition calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the case. Since the media and the authorities are hell bent on covering up this story, the petition likely seemed necessary to the signers. The petition, which was created May 19, currently has almost half the signatures required to receive a response from the White House. The goal of 100,000 signatures has a deadline of June 18.

If unopposed to petitions and you’re curious about the death of Seth Rich, you may head here to sign the petition which urges Trump to get involved…

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Trump Unveils Plan To Privatize U.S. Air Traffic Control System – Fox News
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President Trump announced his plan Monday to privatize America’s air traffic control system and separate it from the FAA – arguing the federal agency is too “antiquated” to innovate and casting the overhaul as an initial step toward improving the country’s infrastructure.

Trump wants to turn the air traffic control system into a modernized non-profit organization that operates on fees paid by airlines and others that use U.S. airspace, instead of taxes. “We are prepared to enter a great new era in American aviation,” Trump said, in announcing the plan at the White House. “It’s time to join the future and make flights quicker, safer, more reliable.”

Trump argues the changes are necessary because the existing system has been unable to keep pace with the fast-changing aviation industry that now includes commercial space flights and unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones…

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Federal Contractor Named Reality Winner Arrested For Sending Classified NSA Intelligence To News Outlet – Washington Examiner

A 25-year-old federal contractor is facing charges she leaked a classified National Security Agency document to a news outlet in May. The charges against Reality Leigh Winner came about an hour after the publication of a story based on an NSA document detailing Russian attempts to hack American voting systems in 2016.

President Trump has been pushing Justice to go after leakers inside the federal government, which he has identified as “the big story” when it comes to Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Winner’s arrest could signal the federal government is going to aggressively investigate and prosecute individuals who send classified intelligence to news organizations.

Trump and other Republican allies in Washington have made pursuing leakers one of their top priorities, but Winner is the first to face charges for releasing classified intelligence.

Winner, of Augusta, Ga., is facing charges that she removed classified material from a government facility and mailed it to a news outlet. She was arrested on Saturday and appeared on the charge Monday…

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Another Bad Omen For Democrats As Jon Ossoff Chickens Out Of CNN Debate – CDN
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Democrats may not yet be in panic mode over the race for the House seat in Georgia vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price but it may be coming soon.

Rather than take the time to formulate a set of policies that could appeal to a larger demographic outside of radical leftists and a myriad of identity groups with grievances, the Democrats have bet the farm that being anti-Trump will be a winning strategy in next year’s midterm elections.

While this questionable idea is still in the early stages, it has all of the makings of a monumental strategic blunder according to early results in a series of special elections.

The blue jackass party has been seeking one upset win in a traditionally Republican district to kickstart the media narrative that the country has turned against the new POTUS…

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Disability Lawyer Who Bilked Federal Government Out Of $600 Million Disappears – Law Newz

An eastern Kentucky disability lawyer scheduled to be sentenced next month for defrauding the government of nearly $600 million has disappeared, the FBI said.

Eric Conn pleaded guilty in March to stealing from the federal government and bribing a judge. He was scheduled to be sentenced next month and had been ordered to pay the government tens of millions of dollars.

But Saturday, the FBI said Conn removed his electronic monitoring device, violating the conditions of his bond and prompting the U.S. District Court to issue a warrant for his arrest. David Habich, general counsel for the FBI’s Louisville office, said Conn’s “whereabouts are currently unknown.”

A call to Conn’s lawyer was not returned.

Conn started his law practice in a trailer in 1993 and built it into one of the most lucrative disability law firms in the country. He created a persona for himself as “Mr. Social Security,” fueled by outlandish TV commercials and small-scale replicas of the Statute of Liberty and the Lincoln Memorial at his office in rural eastern Kentucky…

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Police Attacked, 14 Arrested As Leftist Neo-Nazis And Pro-Trump Marchers Clash In Portland, Oregon – Daily Caller
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At least 14 people were arrested at a free speech rally in Portland, Oregon after anarchist antifascists (or “antifa”) showed up to counter-protest, resulting in violent clashes between the two groups.

The pro-Trump free speech rally was a pre-planned conservative event in Portland. It featured Kyle Chapman, aka “Based Stick Man,” who became internet famous for hitting an antifa protester on the head with a stick.

Antifa is a far-left group committed to fighting what they see as “fascism,” including the fascism of some Trump supporters. Antifa, usually masked and in all black, regularly engages in violence and intimidation against those they disagree with…

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Canada Encourages Teens To ‘Sext’ Photos Of Naked Mole Rats Instead Of Their Genitals – Heatstreet

The Canadian Center for Child Protection, which is trying to end the scourge of “sextortion” in Canada, says kids who are asked for pictures of their genitalia over text should instead just send pictures of naked mole rats.

According to the charity, which is allied with the Canadian government, “sextortion” – or extortion using graphic, often naked photos – is a growing problem among Canadian youths. If kids want to avoid pictures of their junk being used later for blackmail, they’ll send their friends and neighbors photos of the adorable, hairless African rodent instead.

The logic is flawless: naked mole rats, which are among natures “most extraordinary creatures,” are about 4 inches long, completely hairless and kind of look like a human penis (though they do have large buck teeth and beady eyes). One of CCP’s instructors even told kids that the animal is “long, veiny, and fleshy… you can call it Willy.”

CCP even has pictures of the mole rat available on its website in case kids can’t use Google to find one of their own…

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Senate Committee Launches New Hillary Corruption Investigation – Daily Caller
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Senate Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has launched a new investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s effort to thwart a Bangladesh government corruption probe of Muhammad Yunus, a Clinton Foundation donor and close friend of the Clintons.

The Iowa Republican’s effort is the first new official inquiry of Clinton since her unexpected loss in the 2016 presidential election to President Donald Trump. Trump’s supporters often chanted “lock her up” during his many boisterous campaign rallies.

But upon assuming the presidency, Trump and leaders of the Republican-majority Congress displayed little appetite for reopening investigations of Clinton’s tenure as the chief U.S. diplomat and multiple persistent allegations of “pay-to-play” corruption involving the Clinton Foundation. Until now…

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE And Bahrain Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar, Close Borders – Zero Hedge

Just days after president Trump left the region, a geopolitical earthquake is taking place in the Middle East tonight as the rift between Qatar and other members of the (likely extinct) Gulf Cooperation Council explodes with Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt cutting all diplomatic ties with Qatar accusing it of “speading chaos,” by funding terrorism and supporting Iran.

The dispute between Qatar and the Gulf’s Arab countries started over a purported hack of Qatar’s state-run news agency. It has spiraled since, and appears to be climaxing now just days after President Trump left the region.

As Al Arabiya reports, Bahrain has announced it is cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar, according to a statement carried on Bahrain News Agency.

The statement on Monday morning said Bahrain decided to sever ties with its neighbor “on the insistence of the State of Qatar to continue destabilizing the security and stability of the Kingdom of Bahrain and to intervene in its affairs”…

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UK Government Secretly Housing Radical Jihadists On Your Streets – The Rebel
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While terrorism hits the streets of the UK, the government is housing known radical Islamists including Abu Haleema, a radical Imam who openly talks about punishing homosexuals by throwing them off buildings.

But police placed him 100 yards from a primary school, potentially putting those school children at risk without their parents even knowing it.

It’s not the children of the politicians who go to schools like this though, it’s our children.

This man is just one of three thousand potential jihadists who are monitored 24/7 – just one of the known radical Islamists.

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Muslim-Controlled Bahrain Bans Newspaper For ‘Sowing Division’ – Daily Mail

The government in Sunni-ruled Bahrain announced Sunday an indefinite ban on the independent Al-Wasat newspaper on accusations that it publishes “what sows division” in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom.

The ministry of information affairs said it had decided to bar the publication and stop its circulation “until further notice”, according BNA state news agency, without specifying if the ban affects the electronic edition.

The order was due to Al-Wasat’s “violation of the law and repeatedly publishing what sows division in the society and affects Bahrain’s relations with other states,” BNA said.

The decision came after the paper published an article on Sunday that was “offensive to a sisterly Arab state,” BNA said, in an apparent reference to an article that praised protests in Morocco.

The London-based Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy criticised the decision, saying it was “the latest in an escalated crackdown on independent civil society”…

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London’s Muslim Mayor Says British Capital Is ‘One Of The Safest Global Cities In The World’ Following Second Terrorist Attack In Less Than Two Weeks – Breitbart
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan has reportedly claimed that London is one of the “safest global cities in the world”, despite two major terror attacks in the city since the beginning of 2017.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has claimed that London is one of, if not the safest, global city in the world according to Sky News reporter Sophy Ridge. Ridge tweeted earlier this morning a full quote from Khan which reads: “I’m reassured that we are one of the safest global cities in the world if not the safest global cities in the world.”

Khan reportedly claimed that terrorists “want to stop us enjoying the freedoms that we have..they want to stop us voting on Thursday… we can’t allow them to.”

Khan did not clarify where he received the information that proves London is the “safest global city in the world”, but many studies dispute this claim…

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The New York Times Just Outed The CIA’s Top Iran Spy – The Federalist

In an article published Friday, The New York Times outed the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) top spy overseeing the organization’s efforts in Iran. The paper justified its outing of the undercover CIA spy and his role within the agency by saying it was necessary since the agent is “leading an important new administration initiative against Iran.”

Yes. That really happened.

In an article entitled “C.I.A. Names New Iran Chief in a Sign of Trump’s Hard Line,” the newspaper of record revealed that Michael D’Andrea, who previously led the hunt for Osama bin Laden, will now be in charge of the agency’s operations in Iran.

As the Times explained in its report, Iran is “one of the hardest targets” for the CIA to keep tabs on.

“The agency has extremely limited access to the country – no American embassy is open to provide diplomatic cover – and Iran’s intelligence services have spent nearly four decades trying to counter American espionage and covert operations,” the article noted…

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A Lot More Than London Bridge Is Falling Down – Mark Steyn
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At about 10pm British Summer Time on Saturday night, the London Bridge area was the scene of a series of vehicle attacks and stabbings. So my scheduled conversational topic with Judge Jeanine on Fox News was replaced by yet another discussion about terrorism. We’ll link to any video that gets posted. I’ll be back on Fox with Abby, Pete and Clayton tomorrow morning, Sunday, live at 8am Eastern/5am Pacific.

As I write, six members of the public are dead, and three attackers. I’m wary of weighing in as the situation is unfolding, but, though the details are always different, in the end the story is always the same. And, as I said only the other day, the reality of what is happening in Britain and Europe is that this problem was imported and that, until you stop importing it, you’re going to have more of it…

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‘Kushnergate’ Is A Big Fat Nothing-Burger – Paul Sperry

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner privately met with dozens of officials from a wide range of nations as part of his role during the campaign and transition as conduit to foreign governments. But the liberal media, led by The Washington Post, have zeroed in on only one of those countries: Russia.

Why? Because the “Russia stole the election” narrative helps them explain how a political novice like President Trump could beat the seasoned Democratic candidate they’d anointed to carry President Barack Obama’s torch, Hillary Clinton.

In fact, the WaPo knew Kushner served as the official “primary point of contact” with the Russians and other foreign ambassadors as early as Feb. 10, when it published a fairly flattering story about him serving as “a shadow diplomat” in talks with “more than two dozen countries.”

The February story noted that Kushner had secretly met with foreign officials in New York and even established “back-channel communications” with other nations. But back then it portrayed the off-the-grid talks as healthy, because Kushner was “a moderating influence” among what it viewed as foreign-policy “extremists” in the new White House…

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Fake News: NBC Issues Correction After Falsely Claiming Putin ‘Does Not Deny’ Having Compromising Info On Trump – Breitbart
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NBC News was forced to issue a correction on Sunday evening after spinning its newest talent Megyn Kelly’s interview to falsely claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin “does not deny having compromising information” on President Donald Trump.

To promote the debut of Kelly’s “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” program, NBC News tweeted, “EXCLUSIVE: Putin does not deny having compromising information on President Trump in interview with @megynkelly.”

CNBC, NBC’s sister station, did not send out fake news, linking to the same story after tweeting, “Russia’s Putin denies having compromising information on Trump.” Reuters also reported on the interview and tweeted, “Putin denies having compromising information on Trump.”…

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Obamacare Insurer Participation Declines 24 Percent In 2017 – Washington Free Beacon

The number of health insurers participating in the Affordable Care Act exchanges has declined by 24 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

In 2016, there were 287 insurers who offered insurance on the Obamacare exchanges and in 2017 that number dropped to 218. There were 34 states that saw the number of insurers decline, 15 states have the same amount of insurers from 2016 to 2017 and only one state added an insurer in 2017.

Five states, Alabama, Alaska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming, have only one insurer operating on the exchanges, leaving consumers with little choice.

In one-third of counties in the United States, about one in five enrollees, or 21 percent, have access to only one insurer operating on the exchanges. This is a significant increase from the 2 percent of enrollees in 7 percent of counties that had access to only one insurer last year…

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CNN Caught Staging Fake News In Aftermath Of London Bridge Attack – Zero Hedge
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Being one of the more inept tentacles of the deep state, CNN was apparently caught staging Fake News in the aftermath of the ISIS claimed London attacks which claimed 7 lives and injured 48.

While ISIS supporters are celebrating the attacks, MSM propagandists have been hard at work pushing the “religion of peace” narrative – trotting out hijabbed women and a child to hold signs expressing Muslim outrage at the terrorist attacks.

This doesn’t appear to have been an ‘organic’ protest against terrorism. Instead, it looks very much like CNN staged their outrage. AP used the #FakeNews pictures.

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London Bridge Terror Attack Ringleader Appeared In Channel 4 Documentary Praying To ISIS Flag – Daily Mirror

The ringleader of the London Bridge terror attack appeared in a Channel 4 documentary about jihadis in the UK last year. The 27-year-old from Barking, East London, is believed to have led the trio who ploughed into pedestrians before stabbing revellers in pubs and bars on Saturday night.

He is currently only being identified by his nickname “Abz” at the request of the Metropolitan Police. In 2016, he appeared in the documentary alongside a notorious preacher as they prayed to an Islamic State flag in a London park.

Police continue to investigate the atrocity that left seven dead and 48 injured. Officers made 12 arrests on Sunday as they raided several addresses including a tower block.

The brother-in-law of the attacker told The Sun: “We haven’t been told what’s going on. “We just want to grieve in peace.” It is understood the killer was a home-grown jihadi who came from Pakistan as a child but was brought up in the UK. But in recent years he had become increasingly radical and was twice reported to anti-terror authorities, it has been claimed…

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Supreme Court Expedites Trump’s Petition On Travel Ban Executive Order – Breitbart
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The Supreme Court took the rare step on Friday of expediting consideration of a major case, rapidly accelerating the schedule for reviewing the Fourth Circuit’s blocking of President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order.

President Trump issued Executive Order 13780 (EO) on March 6, Section 2(c) of which temporarily restricted travel from six Muslim-majority countries associated with terrorism while the United States developed new vetting procedures to keep the nation safe.

Immigration activists sued, along with several immigrants and their families. A liberal federal district judge in Maryland granted a preliminary injunction blocking Section 2(c) of the EO. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit then affirmed the trial court’s injunction in a 10-3 decision…

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Muslim Terrorists Ram Van Into Crowd On London Bridge – Zero Hedge

In what appears to be a repeat of the deadly March 22 terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge in London, on Saturday night a white van rammed into as many as 15-20 pedestrians as “several people mowed down” on London Bridge in central London in what has been dubbed a “major incident.” The incident happened at 10.30pm on Saturday.

According to preliminary reports there have been at least 6 victims, and a cab driver on the bridge has reported he saw a stabbing man. About five people were being treated for injuries after the vehicle mounted the pavement and hit them, she said.

Scotland Yard reports that in addition to the car ramming, London police say they have also responded to an incident at Borough Market; armed officers at scene. It is unclear if the two incidents are releated.

Several eyewitness accounts have emerged which suggest there have been multiple casualties, with bodies strewn across the pavement. Others reports that several people are receiving emergency treatment after being stabbed…

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SpaceX Launches First Reused Spacecraft To Resupply International Space Station – Washington Examiner
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SpaceX launched a recycled aircraft on Saturday to resupply the International Space Station.

This is a major milestone for the commercial space industry as it is the first time a spacecraft has been reused as part of an ongoing effort to drive down flight costs, the Associated Press reported.

The launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., was originally scheduled for Thursday, but due to thunderstorms was moved to Saturday.

SpaceX previously proved successful in reusing a rocket booster, which blasts the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. However, this is the first time aircraft itself was recycled. This particular Dragon capsule made a delivery to the ISS roughly three years ago…

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Prominent Anti-Trump Group Has Received More Than $20 Million In Government Grants – Washington Free Beacon

A prominent liberal activist group that is closely involved with anti-Trump campaigns has been awarded more than $20 million in taxpayer-funded government grants since 2002, according to a review of the organization’s Form 990s.

Make the Road New York (MRNY), a New York City-based Latino immigrant group with 19,000 dues-paying members, has been actively involved with anti-Trump campaigns and is closely linked to an organization that is spearheading a new $80 million anti-Trump network that will span across 32 states.

In addition to generous funding from liberal billionaire George Soros, MRNY has hauled in millions in government grants.

From 2002 to 2007, MRNY recorded $1,372,440 in government grants on their Form 990s, an amount that averages $274,488 per year, with no grants in 2005. Government funding to the group sharply increased between 2008 and 2014, the last year a Form 990 is publicly available from the group…

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Drug Dealer Brags Over Live Stream About His Cash Just As Cops Raid His Home – Daily Wire
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On Thursday, 22-year-old Jacksonville, Florida, resident Breon Hollings thought it would be a good idea to go on Facebook Live to boast about the profits from his illegal drug-selling business.

In the video, a shirtless Hollings is seen babbling to the camera from inside of a bathroom while fanning out a large sum of money. “You f–k n–gers need to catch up. We gettin money over here, man,” he tells his viewers, adding, “We got so much of this sh-t, man, ya’ll already know the story.”

As Action News Jax reports, things quickly turned sour for the young entrepreneur when he looked out of the window and suddenly ran out of the room.

“This is Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. We have a search warrant,” can be heard in the video, followed by a series of loud noises…

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Patient Escapes Ambulance And Stands Naked 30 Feet Above Palmetto Expressway In Florida – Miami Herald

A schizophrenic man transported in an ambulance escaped on Monday morning – climbing a 30-foot-tall excavator on the Palmetto Expressway before removing his clothes and claiming to be a serial killer, police say.

Members of the Hialeah Police Crisis Negotiation Team and SWAT, along with Hialeah Fire Rescue and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, responded to the scene near Northwest 122nd Street. They found a man threatening to “kill everyone” and appearing to be touching his genital area, according to an incident report obtained by the Miami Herald.

The 29-year-old man, who lives in Miami Gardens, remained atop the construction vehicle for about an hour before climbing down.

The man, whose name was removed from the report, escaped the ambulance near the intersection of West 21st Court and West 68th Street before heading to the highway, according to the report…

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Jim Carrey Set To Face Trial Over Fatal Overdose Of Ex-Girlfriend After Wrongful Death Lawsuit Alleged He Supplied Drugs That Killed Her – Daily Mail
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A judge has refused to throw out two wrongful death lawsuits which accuse Jim Carrey of supplying the prescription drugs his ex-girlfriend used to kill herself with.

Cathriona White was found dead in her LA home on September 28, 2015, surrounded by empty bottles of painkillers Ambien, Propranolol and Percocet – drugs which were acquired by Carrey using the alias Arthur King, the lawsuits allege.

Now White’s mother Brigid Sweetman and estranged Mark Burton are suing the Carrey, accusing him of contributing to her death and violating the Drug Dealer Liability Act.

The Hollywood star’s attorneys had called on a judge to dismiss the wrongful death lawsuits, saying that a trial would be ‘very painful’ for his client and that the lawsuits’ allegations were ‘malicious’ and ‘predatory’, MyNewsLA reports…

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Trump Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban – Law Newz

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, saying the U.S. will be safer if the policy is put in place.

The Justice Department filing to the high court late Thursday argued that the federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, made several mistakes in ruling against the Trump travel policy.

Immigration officials would have 90 days to decide what changes are necessary before people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen may resume applying for visas. It takes a majority of the court, at least five justices, to put the policy into effect.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals called the national security concerns an after-the-fact justification for a policy that was “rooted in religious animus and intended to bar Muslims from this country.”…

The Justice Department is “confident that President Trump’s executive order is well within his lawful authority to keep the nation safe and protect our communities from terrorism,” spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said…

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Government Workers Union Spent $20 Million More On Politics Than Representing Members – Washington Free Beacon
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One of the nation’s most influential labor unions spent $20 million more on politics than it did representing the interests of its members in 2016, according to its federal labor filing.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) spent $55.3 million on “political activities and lobbying” in 2016 compared to the $36.4 million in expenditures related to “representational activities,” such as contract negotiations and grievance managements for its membership, according to its 2016 federal labor filings. Its political spending accounted for more than 27 percent of all its expenditures for the year.

AFSCME, which represents 1.3 million public sector employees, is one of the most politically active unions in the country. It contributed $14.1 million to political candidates in 2016 and spent an additional $25.2 million on outside spending, putting it among the top 30 spenders in both categories…

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Judicial Watch Obtains New Classified Clinton Emails – Fox News

A nonprofit legal watchdog claimed Thursday that newly unearthed documents show Hillary Clinton sent and received more classified information on her private server than previously known, and that the papers also show top aide Huma Abedin did favors for Clinton Foundation insiders.

Judicial Watch released more than 2,000 pages of documents it obtained pursuant to a May 5, 2015 court order, after filing a lawsuit against the State Department for failing to comply with a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

The new documents included 115 Clinton email exchanges that were not previously turned over by the State Department. “These shocking new Clinton emails show why the Justice Department should reevaluate, reopen, or reinvigorate Clinton, Inc. investigations,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said on Thursday…

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Uses Voice Changer To Call Law Firm Suing DNC, Forgets To Disable Caller ID – Zero Hedge
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There was a hilarious filing with the court today in the lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee – in which Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a defendant.

Attorney Elizabeth Lee Beck’s office received a call just before 5PM on Thursday from an individual who was apparently using a ‘robotic and genderless’ voice changing device, sniffing around with questions about the DNC lawsuit filed over cheating in the 2016 election. The suit – based on documents released by hacker Guccifer 2.0, claims that the DNC colluded with Sec. Hillary Clinton’s campaign ‘to perpetrate a fraud on the public.’ (see more here)

After a brief chat with the law firm’s secretary, the ‘mysterious’ voice-masking caller concluded the call with an ‘Okey dokey.’…

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Trump Administration Enacts ‘Extreme Vetting’ For Certain Immigrants – Daily Caller

A new visa application implemented by the State Department works to implement President Trump’s goal of “extreme vetting.”

The application, which will expire in six months, requires potential immigrants or visitors to give 15 years of biographical information and five years worth of social media accounts. It also asks for travel history for the past 15 years, and phone numbers and email addresses used during the past five years.

A posting in the Federal Register says it implements a directive of President Trump’s to ensure “the proper collection of all information necessary to rigorously evaluate all grounds of inadmissibility or deportability, or grounds for the denial of other immigration benefits.” Reuters reported that the new application was approved on May 23.

It will apply to visa applicants “who have been determined to warrant additional scrutiny in connection with terrorism or other national security-related visa ineligibilities.”…

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Guy Pretending To Be Female Takes First Place In High School Girls Track And Field Championship – Gateway Pundit
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Andraya Yearwood is a freshman at Cromwell High School. ‘She’ is also a transgender athlete with a mustache and huge muscles who, after previously competing as a boy, has recently begun to compete as a girl. Instead of calling this exactly what it is, a male unfairly competing against females (cheating), Yearwood is being commended for ‘her’ bravery.

The Day reports:

Last year, Kate Hall wasn’t positive she fully appreciated winning a Class M state championship as a sophomore. That gave Hall, a Stonington High School junior, even higher expectations for Tuesday’s Class M state track and field championship at Willow Brook Park, where she was focused on a repeat in the 100 meters and was also one of the top seeds in the 200, in which she finished in the top 10 in New England last year…

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U.S. Stocks Hit Record Highs On Back Of Robust Labor-Market Data – Marketwatch

All three main stock indexes closed at records Thursday as a strong read on private-sector employment helped to bolster confidence in the economy ahead of Friday’s closely watched jobs report.

The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.76% gained 18.26 points, or 0.8%, to finish at 2,430.06. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.65% rose 135.53 points, or 0.7%, to end at 21,144.18, and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.78% climbed 48.31 points, or 0.8%, to close at 6,246.83.

“I can’t predict the future but this is not a bad environment we are in. The Fed is going to raise rates but they are going to do it in a way to encourage growth. Earnings expectations are rising and the economy is rising,” said John Manley, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds.

Private-sector employment surged past expectations in May, coming in well above forecasts. However, weekly jobless claims rose more than projected in the latest week, hitting a five-week high. The releases painted a mixed picture about what could be expected in Friday’s nonfarm-payrolls report…

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S&P Cuts Leftist-Run Illinois’ Credit Rating To One Notch Above Junk – Reuters
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S&P Global Ratings dropped Illinois’ credit rating by one notch to BBB-minus on Thursday and warned the state could sink into junk unless it passes a budget that addresses a gaping structural deficit.

The rating action came the day after the Illinois Legislature ended its spring session without an agreement on a spending plan for the fiscal year that begins on July 1.

Illinois, already the lowest-rated U.S. state, is limping toward the June 30 end of its second-straight fiscal year without a complete budget due to an impasse between its Republican governor and Democrats who control the legislature.

The state has been operating under court-ordered spending, stopgap budgets, and ongoing appropriations mandated by law…

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National Park Service Spending $287,308 On ‘Climate Change Communication’ Interns – Washington Free Beacon

The National Park Service is spending nearly $300,000 on an internship program that teaches college students skills on how to communicate messages about climate change.

The “Climate Change Communication Internship Program” is a partnership with George Mason University that gives students paid internships to make infographics and websites about how humans are causing global warming.

“This paid summer internship program – in partnership with the National Park Service – trains and places undergraduate and graduate interns in National Capital Region national parks to develop materials and programs that communicate the impact of climate change on natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources in the parks,” according to the program’s website. “Our interns have developed a variety of products ranging from park ranger communication toolkits to park-specific webpages.”

The internship began under the Obama administration in 2012…

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Trump Bitch-Slaps Globalists By Withdrawing From Fake Climate Change Accord – Daily Caller
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President Donald Trump has made good on his campaign promise to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, undoing a crowning achievement of the Obama administration.

Trump promised to “cancel” the Paris Agreement on the campaign trail, but his own White House was split on the issue. The president already issued executive orders to roll back Obama-era global warming regulations.

The White House said that the Paris Agreement was poorly negotiated by the Obama administration and did not put American workers first. White House aides said the administration would withdraw from the Paris accord using the process laid out in the agreement.

Under this process, the U.S. wouldn’t fully withdraw until November 2019 – more than two years from now…

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35 Muslim Store Owners In St. Louis Indicted For Selling Contraband Cigarettes, Money Laundering – KMOV

A federal grand jury has indicted 35 store owners on federal conspiracy charges for trafficking contraband cigarettes, distributing controlled substances and money laundering.

According to reports, the suspects conspired for more than 2 years to buy contraband cigarettes in St. Louis, a low tax market, while transporting and distributing them in Chicago, Illinois, and New Jersey, which are high tax markets.

The store owners are accused of using several convenience stores that they operated to create the appearance of legal cigarette purchases.

Illegal profits form the contraband cigarette sales were laundered through accounts associated with the stores.

Synethetic drugs, K-2, was sold every day from a handful of the convenience stores. Authorities said the store owners manufactured synthetic drugs themselves by importing chemicals from China…

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Anonymous Hackers Shut Down Bilderberg Website – Your News Wire
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The Anonymous campaign against the corrupt global elite has gone into overdrive, with hackers taking the Bilderberg website offline just before the New World Order elite was due to meet in Chantilly, Virginia for their 2017 confab.

Anonymous identified the Bilderberg group as the “power behind the throne” of the New World Order, and issued a global call to arms to fight the “corrupt globalist system” that is enslaving us.

Hackers claiming to be a part of the “HackBack movement” and the Anonymous collective took down the Bilderberg Club’s website, replacing the elite shadowy organization’s page with a direct warning to the elites that they have “one year” to work for the benefit of humanity or their assets, cars, and homes will be hacked and private lives exposed…

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Former DNC Data Director Calls Hillary’s Accusations “Fucking Bullshit” – Washington Free Beacon

The former director of data science for the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday snapped back at Hillary Clinton after she accused the DNC of giving her “nothing” during the 2016 presidential race.

Andrew Therriault took to Twitter to defend the DNC against accusations Hillary Clinton made on Wednesday during a Q&A session at Codecon, the Washington Examiner reported.

“DNC data folks: today’s accusations are fucking bullshit, and I hope you understand the good you did despite that nonsense,” Andrew Therriault tweeted.

“Private mode be damned, this is too important,” he wrote in a second tweet. “I’m not willing to let my people be thrown under the bus without a fight.”

Therriault deleted his tweets, but not before they were captured by others on Twitter.

Therriault’s response stemmed from Clinton throwing the DNC under the bus while discussing why she lost the presidential election to Donald Trump…

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Lawsuit: East Lansing Violated Farmer’s Religious Freedom – Lansing State Journal
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When the East Lansing Farmers Market resumes Sunday, produce from Country Mill Farms will be missing for the first time since 2010.

Steve Tennes, owner of Country Mill Farms in Charlotte, said he’s been excluded from the 2017 season because of views he expressed on Facebook regarding marriage.

The city’s decision to exclude Tennes from the farmers market prompted Tennes and a religious freedom advocacy group, Alliance Defending Freedom, to file a federal lawsuit Wednesday.

Tennes, who sold organic apples and produce at the farmers market, said his Catholic faith has made him a target of government discrimination…

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Obama-Era Officials Subpoenaed By House Intel Committee In Trump ‘Unmasking’ Probe – Zero Hedge

While it was not surprising that as part of the ongoing probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections, the House Intel Committee issued a total of seven subpoenas on Wednesday as the WSJ reported, what was surprisng is that in addition to four subpoenas focusing purely on the Russia investigation, the Republican-led committee also issued three subpoenas focusing on “unmasking” questions, involving how and why the names of associates of President Donald Trump were unredacted and distributed within classified reports by Obama administration officials during the transition between administrations.

As part of the “unmasking” investigation, in addition to the NSA, the House committee also subpoeaned the FBI and the CIA for information on how and why Trump-linked names were exposed to the entire US intel community, and led to an avalanche of “unnamed sources” stories. Recall that typically information about Americans intercepted in foreign surveillance is redacted, even in classified reports distributed within the government, unless a compelling need exists to reveal them…

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AG Sessions Moves To Quickly Deport Imprisoned Immigrants – Daily Caller
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The Department of Justice announced Thursday the expansion of a program designed to deport imprisoned immigrants.

The Institutional Hearing Program (IHP) uses in-person and video-conference hearings in order for judges to determine whether an immigrant, regardless of legal status, should be deported after they serve their sentence. Bureau of Prison statistics show that a little over 20 percent of federal inmates are non-citizens.

“We owe it to the American people to ensure that illegal aliens who have been convicted of crimes and are serving time in our federal prisons are expeditiously removed from our country as the law requires,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement. “This expansion and modernization of the Institutional Hearing Program gives us the tools to continue making Americans safe again in their communities.”…

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Thousands Of Foreigners Registered To Vote (And Voting) In Virginia – PJ Media

Some inside the Beltway are in a froth about foreign influence in our elections.

Yet I’ll wager they won’t say a word about real foreign influence in elections – even when actual evidence exists.

A new report released today documents that in Virginia alone, 5,556 voter registrations were cancelled because of citizenship defects. Many of those cancelled had gotten on the voter rolls despite saying on their voter registration form that they were an alien and not eligible to vote.

Voter history records also show that many thousands of ballots were cast by registrants removed for citizenship defects.

Only Americans should be electing American leaders, but that isn’t happening.

Even worse, the report documents the extensive efforts by state and local election officials to conceal the extent of noncitizen registration and voting.

These efforts include internal emails that revealed an intent to alter public records to hide the full extent of noncitizen cancellations…

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El Salvador Freaks Out As Trump Deports Hundreds Of MS-13 Gang Members – Zero Hedge
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When migrants cross the border from El Salvador, they’re not sending their best. Criminals, drug dealers, and rapists have been sneaking into the United States in droves – which in the words of Donald Trump, “has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems.”

And while President Obama released nearly 600 illegal immigrants convicted of sex crimes in 2015 because their home countries wouldn’t take them – the ‘law and order’ President is doing the exact opposite.

The Washington Post, which, in a rare moment of journalistic integrity used verifiable sources, has reported that the government of El Salvador is freaking out over the record number of MS-13 gang members Trump has started to deport back to their home countries….

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Pentagon Successfully Tests ICBM Defense System For First Time – Reuters

The U.S. military on Tuesday cheered a successful, first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, in a major milestone for a program meant to defend against a mounting North Korean threat.

The U.S. military fired an ICBM-type missile from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands toward the waters just south of Alaska. It then fired a missile to intercept it from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Experts compare the job to hitting a bullet with another bullet and note the complexity is magnified by the enormous distances involved. The Missile Defense Agency said it was the first live-fire test against a simulated ICBM for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD), managed by Boeing Co (BA.N), and hailed it as an “incredible accomplishment.”

“This system is vitally important to the defense of our homeland, and this test demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent against a very real threat,” Vice Admiral Jim Syring, director of the agency, said in a statement…

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Kim DotCom Sends Official Letter To Robert Mueller, Volunteers To Testify On Russia Probe, Seth Rich Murder – Gateway Pundit
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Kim Dot.Com dropped a bomb last week when he claimed to have evidence that former DNC worker Seth Rich was involved in the leaked emails released by WikiLeaks.

On Tuesday Kim DotCom’s lawyers sent a letter to Robert Mueller, Special Counsel appointed to investigate interference with the 2016 United States presidential election and related matters:

Via Scoop.nz:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
30 May 2017

In accordance with his previous statement on this matter, Kim Dotcom’s solicitors in New Zealand have today sent the following letter to Robert Mueller, Special Counsel appointed to investigate interference with the 2016 United States presidential election and related matters…

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