Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday (04/11/18)


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Algerian Military Plane Crashes In Field, Killing At Least 250 People – Circa

A military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the worst plane crash in the North African nation’s history.

Algeria’s Defense Ministry said that those killed included 247 passengers and 10 crew members. The cause of the crash was unclear, and an investigation has been opened, the ministry said.

The ministry said that most of the victims were soldiers and their relatives and that the victims’ bodies were transported to the Algerian army’s central hospital in the town of Ain Naadja for identification.

Local media reported that the plane crashed just after taking off. Emergency services converged on the area near the Boufarik military base after the crash. Footage from the scene showed thick black smoke coming off the field…

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Worthless Sack Of RINO Crap Paul Ryan Finally Calls It Quits – The Hill
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Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is retiring at the end of this Congress, ending his speakership a little more than three years after it began and as the GOP faces a possible loss of its majority this fall.

Ryan’s office says he will serve out his term and retire from Congress in January. He is expected to speak publicly about the decision at 10 a.m.

Ryan told House Republicans of his decision at a conference meeting on Wednesday morning in the Capitol’s basement. Ryan told colleagues that he came to Congress single and now has three teenagers who have only known him as a “weekend dad” their entire lives.

He said he would “run through the tape” and work hard until his term ends in January…

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California Students Fight For NASA Internships Only Available To Illegals – American Mirror

Students at Cerritos College are questioning why special NASA internships are restricted to their illegal immigrant classmates, and are urging the student senate to open the opportunity to all.

Last week, the Associated Students of Cerritos College Senate considered a funding increase to add two additional slots to the school’s coveted Arduino Internship Opportunity – part of the NASA California Grant Community College STEM Project, the Talon Marks reports.

The scholarship allows college students to create projects that are evaluated by NASA, and there’s currently 10 students participating. But some students at the meeting pointed out that the program is currently setup to benefit only “undocumented” students or international students, and should be available to everyone.

“I believe the senate wanted to cover the entire spectrum of people who are impacted by the restrictions in funding of the program, the amending today was to make sure they covered everyone,” ASCC Vice President David Ramirez said…

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Attorney General Sessions Freezes Idiotic Aid Program For Illegal Migrants – Breitbart
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is temporarily shutting down a taxpayer-funded advice service for the huge numbers of illegal migrants who drive down blue-collar wages throughout the United States, according to the Washington Post.

The program, dubbed the Legal Orientation Program, paid various left-wing groups to provide immigration-court advice to migrants, according to the Washington Post. The program helped roughly 53,000 migrants during 2017, the Post said.

The shutdown spotlights the administration’s efforts to reform the nation’s business-oriented immigration system, which annually delivers at least one million additional cheap workers and taxpayer-aided consumers to businesses, and up to one million government-dependent voters to the Democratic Party…

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Leftist Psychosis Update: Brown University Now Features ‘Safe Spaces For Men’ To Help Them ‘Unlearn Toxic Masculinity’ – PJ Media

The Brown University Health Services office now offers “safe spaces for men” to help them “unlearn toxic masculinity” and combat traditional notions of “what it means to be a man.”

Viewing masculinity as if it were a public health crisis, “Unlearning Toxic Masculinity” offers a three-pronged approach for helping male students recover: a weekly discussion group to unlearn “toxic masculine norms,” a biannual magazine, and a video series.

The crux of the programming revolves around Masculinity 101 Peer Education, a peer-to-peer weekly discussion group that convenes male students to talk about issues such as “Cultivating Empathy” and “Harm and Healing.”

Eight students have already been hired to facilitate these workshops, PJ Media has learned. According to the program description, the workshops vow to teach students what “healthier norms of masculinity can and should look like.”

Warns Brown University: “Modern society is quick to bestow unearned privilege on men…

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Senator Cruz Grills Mark Zuckerberg Over Facebook’s Censorship Of Conservatives – Daily Caller
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Sen. Ted Cruz clearly rattled Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday by grilling him about Facebook’s well-documented censorship of conservatives. Zuckerberg had a relatively easy time facing questioning during his Tuesday testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees until Cruz took over the helm.

Cruz noted the number of examples of Facebook censoring conservatives, including labeling conservative commentators Diamond and Silk as “unsafe,” hiding stories about the IRS targeting conservatives and blocking over two dozen Catholic pages.

“To a great many Americans, that appears to be a pervasive pattern of political bias,” Cruz said. “Do you agree with that assessment?”…

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Trump Orders Top-To-Bottom Review Of Welfare Programs – Washington Times

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday for a government-wide review of welfare programs, with a goal of putting more people back to work, White House officials said.

The order directs all federal agencies involved in providing more than $700 billion in low-income assistance annually to study programs that are “failing Americans,” and to report back in 90 days with recommendations, said White House domestic policy council director Andrew Bremberg.

“Our country still struggles from nearly record-high welfare enrollments,” Mr. Bremberg said in a conference call with reporters. “President Trump endorses reforms that ensure those in need receive assistance, while eliminating the economic stagnation that has resulted from long-term government dependence.”

The executive order states that federal policy will be to reform welfare programs to empower people following “principles of economic mobility.”…

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U.S. Airstrike Kills ISIS Commander, Bodyguard In Afghanistan – Daily Caller
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The Department of Defense released details – and video – of an April 5 airstrike that killed top Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) commander Qari Hikmatullah and his bodyguard in northern Afghanistan.

According to a story published on the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS), Hikmatullah was a “senior ISIS-K commander and the main facilitator of ISIS-K fighters in northern Afghanistan.”

Hikmatullah, originally from Uzbekistan, was largely responsible for bringing in foreign fighters and lethal aid into Afghanistan. Before joining ISIS-K, Hikmatullah was part of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and then pledged his allegiance to the Taliban…

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Dow Jumps 428 Points To 24,408.00 – MarketWatch

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 400 points Tuesday as U.S. stocks surged thanks to a less-aggressive stance on trade taken by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Xi’s conciliatory comments on tariffs helped to ease concerns about an escalating conflict between the world’s two largest economies, sending prices of risky assets such as global equities and commodities higher.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.79% jumped 428.90 points, or 1.8%, to 24,408.00. The S&P 500 SPX, +1.67% finished 43.71 points, or 1.7%, higher to 2,656.87. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +2.07% climbed 143.96 points to 7,094.30, a gain of 2.1%.

The day’s gains were broad, with 28 of the 30 Dow components as well as nine of the 11 S&P 500 sectors finishing in positive territory. Energy was the biggest gainer, up 3.3%, while tech shares jumped 2.5%.

Despite recent volatility, equities have largely trended to the upside…

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Dumber Than Dirt: Syria To Head UN Chemical Arms Panel – The Metro
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The United Nations was last night accused of placing a ‘rapist in charge of a women’s shelter’ as it emerged Syria is to be handed the chairmanship of its body for tackling chemical weapons.

It came as Donald Trump hinted at a fresh U.S. missile strike on Syria – while Russia again threatened to veto a UN investigation into Saturday’s alleged chemical attack near Damascus. Critics hit out at the UN for allowing Syria to chair its Conference on Disarmament when it stands accused of repeatedly using chemical weapons in its seven-year civil war.

‘Having the regime of Bashar al-Assad preside over global chemical and nuclear weapons disarmament will be like putting a serial rapist in charge of a women’s shelter,’ said Hillel Neuer of the United Nations Watch monitoring group…

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Drunken Actor Arrested For Phoning In Fake Bomb Threat On Train – Hot Air

Actor and comedian T.J. Miller allegedly called in a fake bomb threat after drinking too much and arguing with a woman on a train. Miller was arrested Monday night at LaGuardia airport and later released on bail of $100,000. The arrest stems from an incident that occurred March 18th. From the Hollywood Reporter:

According to authorities, the 36-year-old comedian and actor allegedly called 911 and told the dispatcher he was on an Amtrak Train traveling from Washington, D.C. toward Penn Station in New York City and that a female passenger “has a bomb in her bag.”

The train Miller identified was stopped in Connecticut at Green’s Farms Station in Westport. All passengers were kicked off and bomb squad members searched the area. “No evidence of any explosive device or materials was detected,” according to authorities. It was later discovered that Miller was on a different train.

The attendant on Miller’s actual train stated that he “appeared intoxicated upon boarding in Washington…

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Caught On Video: Apocalyptic Trumpets Blare Over The Skies Of Hawaii – PJ Media
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A video recording of eerie trumpet sounds from Hawaii has gone viral on YouTube, leading some to speculate that the End Times and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ are imminent. Others suggested UFOs, scientific explanations, and even Godzilla. (Watch the video below.)

“Jesus Christ is coming soon. I say it is a trumpet,” a YouTube user named “Believer John Seventeen” posted.

Another user agreed. “Christ shall return. If you know Him, then you know His warnings – every eye shall hear and every ear shall hear,” posted “Roger Dat.” “Be not afraid for you are saved by faith in Jesus. Repent and turn from wickedness. The price was paid at Calvary and as He was risen, so shall His disciples be.”…

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U.S. Deploys Truman Carrier Strike Group And 7 Warships With Cruise Missiles To Mediterranean – Zero Hedge

The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) is being deployed to the Mediterranean Wednesday, where it will join the USS Donald Cook off Syrian territorial waters.

The aircraft carrier will be accompanied by guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) and USS Farragut (DDG 99), as well as the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60). The Destroyers USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) and USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) will join the HSTCSG later, according to a statement by the U.S. Navy.

The Sachssen-class German frigate FGS Hessen (F 221) will also operate as part of the strike group during the first half of the deployment.

It is worth noting that it will take approximately 6-7 days for the group to cross the Atlantic at 30 knots, plus another 3-4 three days once it arrives in the Mediterranean, to reach Syria, suggesting a full-blown on attack may not take place until after April 22 or so…

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Bolton Kicks Trump’s Homeland Security Advisor Out Of White House – Daily Caller
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Newly ascended national security advisor John Bolton effectively fired longtime homeland security advisor Tom Bossert in a surprise move Tuesday.

Bossert’s resignation follows the departure of now-former Trump NSC spokesman Michael Anton Monday. An NSC source explained to The Daily Caller that Bolton needed to ensure his message was effectively communicated to President Donald Trump and that both Anton and Bossert’s jobs required regular face time with him.

“The President is grateful for Tom’s commitment to the safety and security of our great country,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement after the news became public…

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Naked Jogger Turns Heads In Downtown Baltimore – Baltimore Sun

Chilly temperatures Monday morning didn’t seem to deter a man who jogged naked in downtown Baltimore. At a slow trot, the nude man turned heads as he went up Saint Paul Street and passed Mercy Medical Center near the courthouse. It was about 8:30 a.m., the morning rush hour.

News of the streaker was all the buzz among the hospital valets and the staff in the nearby public defender’s office. On the street, people called to the man. They pulled out their cellphones for photos.

The nude man, they said, did not appear lost or confused. He seemed to be simply exercising.

Attorney Nicholas Panteleakis had stopped at a traffic light during his commute to the courthouse. He looked over.

“He literally was 5 to 10 feet from me,” Panteleakis said, “buck naked.”

He thought the jogger may have been wearing headphones. The man was not wearing shoes…

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Men Sentenced To Probation For Gang-Rape Of 13-Year-Old Girl – Fox News
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A family in Colorado is outraged after two men, who were accused of gang-raping a 13-year-old girl with their brothers and cousins, were only sentenced to probation.

Tommy Williams, 20, and Clarence Williams, 19, were each sentenced on Tuesday to a minimum of 10 years of sex offender intensive supervised probation, with a maximum of life on probation, KKTV reported.

The men are two of six suspects accused of sexually assaulting the young teen in December 2016 inside of the Stonebrook Terrace apartment complex in Colorado Springs. The victim’s grandfather was shocked at the sentencing, telling the news station: “There was six of them and they gang-raped my granddaughter.”…

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Woman Arrested For Beheading Boyfriend Asks Cops To “Let Me Get My Heads” – New York Post

A West Virginia woman was arrested for beheading her boyfriend before telling cops, “You have to take me back and let me get my heads,” as they drove her away from the bloody scene, authorities said.

A judge in Mercer County said further assessment is needed to evaluate the mental competency of Roena Cheryl Mills, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Bo Allen White, WVNS reported.

Mills, according to court documents obtained by the station, was found covered in blood while wearing a glove on her left hand when deputies responded on April 1 to a home on Eden Valley Road in Lerona.

Using a fake name, Mills, 41, told responding deputies she was cut and left bloodied after being thrown through a glass door. She then got combative with officers and was placed under arrest…

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Biggest Black Lives Matter Facebook Page Is Fake, Run By Australian Union Organizer – Breitbart
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An Australian trade union organizer has been suspended amid claims he ran a fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page that siphoned off hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.

The page garnered almost 700,000 followers – dwarfing the Black Lives Matter movement’s official page – before it was suspended by Facebook. It is alleged some of the bank accounts where the money was transferred were in Australia and it was unclear how much was provided to genuine causes – if at all.

The scam site is claimed to have collected money through online fundraisers and solicited more than $US100,000 in donations, according to a CNN report.

Ian MacKay, the official in question, worked at the hard left National Union of Workers…

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Democrat State Senator From Wisconsin Cited For Disorderly Conduct After Calling Bank Teller A “House Nigger” – American Mirror

A Wisconsin state senator was cited for disorderly conduct last week after the allegedly berated a black bank teller with racist language over a dispute about a check.

Lena Taylor, a black Democratic state senator representing Milwaukee, received a municipal citation for disorderly conduct on Friday from Milwaukee police who were at the Wells Fargo Bank on W. Wisconsin Ave. on an unrelated call, WISN reports.

Taylor allegedly got into a dispute with a teller who refused to cash an $831 check for esteemed lawmaker because she did not have enough funds in her account to cover it.

Witnesses allege Taylor called the teller a “house nigger” for following the bank’s policies.

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Milwaukee Police officers… overheard Taylor berating the teller and intervened. A shift lieutenant arrived on the scene shortly thereafter and, after reviewing the bank’s security camera footage, issued Taylor a municipal citation for disorderly conduct…

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Chinese President Xi Jinping Promises U.S. “Significantly Lower” Auto Tariffs – The Hill
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Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday he’s willing to further open his country’s markets and reduce auto import tariffs amid the exchange of economic threats between the U.S. and China.

The Associated Press reported Monday that Xi said at a business conference that he would move to “significantly lower” China’s auto import tariffs and lessen restrictions on foreign ownership in its auto industry.

Though Xi did not mention President Trump by name, his openness to altering his country’s economic policies comes as the Trump administration and China have traded threats in recent weeks over potential tariffs…

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Trump Seeks To Trim At Least $120 Billion In Non-Defense Spending From $1.3 Trillion Omnibus Bill – Zero Hedge

Larry Kudlow took viewers by surprise during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” this week when – after offering the usual boilerplate about the White House’s trade beef with China – he mentioned that the White House was considering a “rescission bill” to strip some spending from the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that President Trump signed into law last month.

Congressional and West Wing sources have apparently confirmed as much with Bloomberg, which reported that the rescission bill – which could ultimately strip $120 billion from nondefense discretionary spending – was under serious consideration.

With the CBO now projecting a $1 trillion budget deficit by 2020 – two years sooner than previously estimated – the urgency for the government to roll back some of its deficit-fueled spending has intensified. And bear in mind, the CBO is now estimating that there won’t be a recession within the next ten years, which would make this the longest economic cycle without a contraction in US history…

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Witch-Hunt Update: FBI Raids Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen’s Office – Washington Times
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FBI agents raided the office of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Monday at the request of special counsel Robert Mueller, an attorney for Cohen said. The New York Times reported that agents collected documents related to Cohen’s October 2016 payment of $130,000 to porn star Stormy Daniels, who says she had an affair with Trump.

Cohen claims he paid Daniels without Trump’s knowledge, which experts say would amount to professional misconduct and possibly an illegal campaign contribution.

Trump – long frustrated by Mueller’s probe, which began looking for evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russia – was watching coverage of the events on TV, a White House official told multiple outlets Monday afternoon.

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Abortion Doctor Says He Kills Babies Because It’s His ‘Christian Calling’ – Western Journal

A Mississippi OB-GYB recently stated that he sees it as his Christian “calling” to provide abortions. Dr. Willie Parker – who practices at the state’s only abortion facility, located in Jackson – wrote an Op-Ed for Glamour magazine attacking Mississippi’s Gestation Age Act.

The legislation, signed by Gov. Phil Bryant last month, bans abortions after 15 weeks (i.e. four months into the pregnancy). The law notes that the unborn baby’s vital organs begin to function at 10 weeks, and by week 12, he or she has taken human form in all relevant aspects.

Parker wrote in his Op-Ed, “As an ob-gyn and a Christian, I see it as my calling to help women in making the decisions that are right for their health, their lives, and their families. I believe it’s my duty to meet their needs without judgment. Not only do restrictive laws make it harder for me to do my job – this radical abortion ban is an assault on women across the South.”

He argued, “Before the 15-week ban passed, Mississippi patients already faced multiple barriers to abortion, including a mandatory 24-hour waiting period…

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Facebook Class Action Lawsuit Coming: Court Documents Expose Facebook’s Bulk Data Dump To FBI Without Warrant – Washington Standard
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On Sunday, I reported on documents released in the Oregon trial involving journalist Pete Santilli, who was present at both the Bundy Ranch standoff and the Malheur Wildlife Refuge protest.

These documents present both violations on Facebook’s part of presenting bulk data on users to the U.S. government that was not specific to the constraints of the warrant and the government receiving that information and continuing to store data they obtained that was not a part of that warrant in clear violation of the Fourth Amendment.

As a result, more Americans were caught up in this data dump and Fourth Amendment violations than just those who stood in protest in Oregon or Nevada, and is now resulting in a class action lawsuit against Facebook…

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Harvard To Interrogate Professors Accused Of ‘Microaggressions’ – Campus Reform

Harvard University will soon investigate professors accused of “microaggressions” after students reported being subjected to in-class “verbal or nonverbal slights/insults.”

Seven classes at the Harvard University School of Public Health have been “flagged for special attention and review” after each class drew three or more student reports of microaggressions, The Harvard Crimson reported Thursday.

85 students responded “yes” to a question on whether they had experienced in-class microaggressions, according to data that school dean Nancy Turnbull provided exclusively to Crimson reporter Luke Vrotsos.

The question specifically asked whether a student had experienced any “verbal or nonverbal slights/insults (whether intentional or unintentional) that negatively targeted a particular identity group.”

The form listed identity groups such as “age, disability status, gender, immigration status…

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Anti-Gun Nut Bill De Blasio’s Aide Arrested For illegal Gun Possession – BizPac Review
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The administration of Democratic NYC mayor Bill de Blasio has quickly earned a reputation among New Yorkers for corruption, incompetence, and hypocrisy. And the hits just keep on coming.

Reagan Stevens, deputy director in the mayor’s office of criminal justice, was arrested for illegal weapons possessions while sitting in a double-parked car with two young men who had knives on them. Did we mention that de Blasio is an anti-gun zealot?

Stevens – who makes $90,000 a year – was suspended without pay, the NY Post reported. Ironically, Stevens’ primary job is to keep youth out of jail “by implementing a 2017 state law that will raise the age at which kids can be prosecuted as adults for non-violent crimes from 16 to 18.”…

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Alan Dershowitz: Robert Mueller Is “A Zealot” – Mediaite

Alan Dershowitz has made no secret to his blatant opposition of the appointment of a special counsel to investigate possible links between President Donald Trump‘s campaign and Russia. Now, he’s going after the man charged with heading the probe. And he’s not holding back.

In an appearance on WNYM radio in New York Sunday, Dershowitz absolutely blasted special counsel Robert Mueller.

“I think Mueller is a zealot,” Dershowitz said. “I don’t think he cares whether he hurts Democrats or Republicans. But he’s a partisan and a zealot.”

Dershowitz – the longtime Harvard Law professor and current professor emeritus – recalled Mueller’s role in the Whitey Bulger case back when he was director of the FBI. The legal scholar claimed that many in Boston harbor resentment towards Mueller over his actions in that case.

“Those of us in Boston don’t have such a high regard for Mueller because we remember this story,” Dershowitz said…

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String Of Earthquakes Strike U.S. From California To Nebraska – Daily Express
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A string of powerful earthquakes have rocked the west and central U.S. with several of them hitting near to the dreaded Ring Of Fire. Some eight earthquakes have rocked the United States in quick succession, all of which have taken place on April 9.

The strongest of the earthquakes, and also the most recent, came in Perry, Oklahoma, when a 4.3 magnitude tremor hit the central U.S. state. However, there have been no reports of damage to buildings in the area.

People took to social media to share their experience, with one writing: “Another earthquake in Oklahoma, shaking us awake just now!” Other people share similar views, with Twitter user Arianna saying that she believes this is a sign that a bigger earthquake is coming…

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Three Ways Obama Caused The Syrian Disaster – Daniel Greenfield

Obama owns the disaster in Syria in a way that no one else does. Three of his policies intersected to cause the bloodshed, devastation and horrors there.

1. The Iraq Withdrawal
2. The Arab Spring
3. The Iran Deal

Obama’s Iraq withdrawal turned the country over to Iran and ISIS. The tensions between the Shiite puppet regime in Baghdad (which Obama insisted on backing) and the Sunni population created a cycle of violence that reduced the country to a bloody civil war between Shiite militias and Al Qaeda in Iraq.

The collapse of the multicultural Iraqi army allowed Al Qaeda in Iraq to seize huge swathes of territory. And ISIS and Iran began carving up Iraq into their own ethnically cleansed dominions. Then his Arab Spring empowered the Muslim Brotherhood’s Sunni forces to seize power in countries around the region…

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Running For Senate – Fox News
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Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott will announce plans Monday to run for the Senate against Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, setting up what could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the country.

The Associated Press reported Monday that Scott will formally make the announcement during a morning event in Orlando where he will call Washington “horribly dysfunctional,” rail against “career politicians” and call for term limits for members of Congress.

Scott was first elected governor in 2010 but he cannot run again because of term limits.

Nelson is the only statewide elected Democrat and was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday (03/28/18)


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Facebook Has Lost $100 Billion In Value Since February – Verdict

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Following another fall in the Facebook share price yesterday, the social media giant has now lost $100 billion from its market capitalisation from its peak on 2 February. This is more than the total market value of companies like Paypal ($91 billion) and Starbucks ($81 billion), and close to Netflix ($130 billion) and McDonald’s ($125 billion).

Facebook’s market cap peaked at $552 in early February before beginning its $100 billion slide. The vast majority of that value – around $80 billion – has been lost since 16 March, when the news broke that political consultancy Cambridge Analytica had allegedly harvested the data of 50 million Facebook users.

Yesterday, the Facebook share price fell by another 4.9…

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Nasty, 3 Foot Long Parasitic Worms Are On The Cusp Of Being Wiped From The Planet – Ars Technica
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It all starts with a sip of water that’s contaminated with the worm’s larvae. Inside a human host, the larvae punch through the digestive tract, entering into the body cavity to quietly grow.

Within a few months, the male and female worms meet and mate. Then the males die off. The surviving female worms mature, reaching 60 to 100 centimeters (2 to 3 feet), and migrate into the victim’s muscles.

About 10 to 14 months after that tainted drink, the female worms burn through the skin by oozing acid, creating a searing blister. This can happen anywhere in the body, but it’s usually in the legs or feet.

Not coincidentally, dunking the blister in water eases the pain – and gives the female worm the opportunity to burst out of the wound and spew a milky slurry containing millions of larvae, which starts the cycle all over again.

From there, the victim can slowly try to pull the worm out….

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Clintons Received Cash From ‘Cult’ Leaders Who Brainwashed Sex Slaves – WorldNetDaily
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It’s a bizarre and twisted tale of brainwashed sex “slaves” who were branded with a leader’s initials on their private parts – and top executives of the secretive group in upstate New York reportedly pumped thousands of dollars into Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign.

Keith Raniere, co-founder of NXIVM, was arrested Monday in Mexico and extradited to the U.S., where he is being charged with sex trafficking. He appeared in court Tuesday in Texas and signed a waiver for U.S. Marshals to bring him back to New York.

On Tuesday, the FBI raided the Albany home of Nancy Salzman, 63, a registered nurse and hypnotist who is president of NXIVM. The organization describes itself as a “community guided by humanitarian principles that seek to empower people and answer important questions about what it means to be human.”…

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Kim Jong-Un Goes To Beijing To Meet President Xi; Says He’s Now Willing To Meet Trump After The ‘Successful’ Talks – Daily Mail

Beijing has confirmed that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited China to hold talks with President Xi Jinping, in his first foreign visit since taking power.

The announcement corroborated speculation which was sparked when a train similar to the one the dictator’s father used was spotted making a round-trip to Beijing.

Xi held talks with Kim at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing and he and his wife Peng Liyuan hosted a banquet for Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju.

‘I have had successful talks with General Secretary Xi Jinping on developing relations between the two parties and the two countries, our respective domestic situation, maintaining peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, and other issues,’ Kim said at the banquet.

Kim also committed to denuclearisation in Korea if the United States and the South showed ‘goodwill’, it was reported, with China agreeing to support its neighbour if nuclear tensions could be eased…

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Seahawks Cut Trevone Boykin After Girlfriend Says He Choked Her Out, Broke Her Jaw – Deadspin
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Shabrika Bailey, the girlfriend of former TCU and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin, said in a news interview Monday that Boykin assaulted her, choked her out, and broke her jaw last Tuesday in Mansfield, Texas, over an argument about text messages.

Bailey, who had her jaw wired shut, gave her account to WFAA. She said when she refused to unlock her phone to let Boykin see a text message, he choked her and she blacked out. Bailey woke up “in a puddle of blood” on the floor. From the article:

“The pressure was just hard. The pressure got hard to where I just remember just collapsing completely. And I just woke up in a puddle of blood on the kitchen floor. My whole right side was full of blood on the kitchen floor.”…

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Twice-Deported Illegal Alien Charged With Fatal Hit-And-Run While Drunk – AL

An illegal immigrant, who had previously been deported twice from the United States, is accused of killing a Daphne woman Sunday after allegedly hitting her with his truck.

Jose Luis Alonso-De-Leon, allegedly hit and killed Amy Hawkins, 48, while she rode her bike on County Road 13 in Fairhope. Alonso-De-Leon fled the scene and was arrested later by Fairhope police at the Baldwin Shopping Center on Greeno Road.

Investigators claim that Alonso-De-Leon was drunk and was in possession of a stolen gun. It’s unclear how significant the suspect’s criminal history is as he has used various aliases in the past. He is being charged with manslaughter and other charges.

“We have him listed under seven different aliases,” said Baldwin County Assistant District Attorney Teresa Heinz.”It will be a long process for us to go through each and every one of those aliases. We’re going to have to rely a lot on fingerprints and prior photographs taken during the booking process in a variety of different jails.”…

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Massachusetts State Police Superintendent: 21 Troopers Got Paid For Phantom Shifts – NewBostonPost
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Twenty-one Massachusetts state troopers assigned to the Massachusetts Turnpike got overtime pay for shifts they didn’t work, the head of the State Police said Tuesday. The number of phantom shifts ranges from one to more than 100 per officer, she said.

An Internal Affairs investigation led to an audit of Troop E, which covers the Pike from Boston to West Stockbridge, according to a written statement from Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, the superintendent of the State Police.

Nineteen face disciplinary hearings that could result in punishments but not firings, Gilpin’s statement said. “Depending on the outcome of these hearings, those members face a potential change in their duty status, up to and including suspension without pay…

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NRA PAC Donations More Than Tripled In February – Washington Free Beacon

Donations to the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) political action committee more than tripled in February in comparison to its contributions from January, filings show.

The donations increased as liberal activists, politicians, and celebrities have called for more gun control measures and singled out the NRA and Republican politicians who have received support from the group following the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 dead.

Speakers at the “March for Our Lives” rally this past Saturday in Washington, D.C., continued the push by calling for an AR-15 ban and restrictions on “high capacity magazines.”

Supporters of the NRA appear to have responded by infusing more money into the organization’s political action committee. The NRA’s Political Victory Fund, the group’s PAC, experienced a nearly five-fold increase in itemized donations immediately following the attack, according to the Center for Responsive Politics…

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Rocker Who Survived Terrorist Attack At Paris Nightclub Calls Anti-Gun Marchers “Disgusting Vile Abusers Of The Dead” – Fox News
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The lead singer of Eagles of Death Metal – the band that was performing during the 2015 Paris nightclub attack – took to social media Sunday to criticize March for Our Lives participants and called student organizers “vile abusers of the dead.”

Jesse Hughes, 45 – the lead singer who once said “until nobody has a gun everyone has to” – posted the rant on Instagram.

“Obviously… The best thing to do to combat chronic abusers and disregarders of the law (like the law against Murder) is to… pass another Law,” Hughes wrote in a series of Instagram posts that have since been deleted, Rolling Stone reported. “But before we pass this law we’re going to denigrate the memory and curse ourselves by exploiting the death of 16 of our fellow students for a few Facebook likes and some media attention.”…

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Leftist Teacher Who Led Unauthorized Anti-Cop Walkout, Endangered Kids By Telling Then To Lie Down In Middle Of Street – Blue Lives Matter

A middle school teacher who led students on an unauthorized school walkout and told them to lie down in a busy intersection was put on administrative leave on Friday, school officials said.

Ockley Green Middle School social studies teacher Chris Riser and Black Lives Matter activist Teressa Raiford led a student assembly on the morning of Feb. 9, KATU reported. During the assembly, Riser told the students that he was going to leave the school to walk towards the police department, where he planned to meet with the family of a Quanice Hayes.

Hayes was fatally shot by police after officers cornered the armed robbery and carjacking suspect. Officers ordered him to lay on the ground with his hands out, and he instead reached for the small of his back, and the front of his waistband. A black air pistol was recovered on scene. A grand jury later determined that the shooting was justified.

During Riser’s march, he said that he wanted the students to come with him, but that he had to leave them behind, and not to come, seventh-grader Harmony Mahoney told KATU…

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Millionaire Poverty Pimps Fight ‘Income Inequality’ – Daniel Greenfield
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Bernie Sanders, Michael Moore and Elizabeth Warren, three lefty millionaires, got together to solve “income inequality” in a town hall broadcast live from the Capitol visitors center.

Washington D.C., where two out of the three parasites do business, has the worst income inequality in the country. The bottom fifth of Washington D.C. account for just 2% of the city’s income. It has one of the highest poverty rates in the country and the highest food stamp use. And under Obama, the Imperial City of the politicians and the poor was surrounded by some of the wealthiest districts in the country.

“Income Inequality in America: The Rise of Oligarchy and Collapse of the Middle Class,” the Sanders, Warren and Moore town hall, comes to progs from the most unequal and oligarchic city in America…

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Foxconn Buys Peripheral Maker Belkin For $866 Million – TechCrunch

Foxconn, best known for manufacturing practically everything in the world, has just announced the purchase of Belkin, the PC peripherals company, for $866 million in cash. That certainly makes it one of the larger consumer electronics acquisitions in recent memory.

You probably know Belkin for its various lines of accessories, peripherals, and assorted consumer electronics; Linksys, surely the most recognizable router brand, is a subsidiary. Wemo and Phyn might also ring a bell.

The purchase is likely aimed at giving Foxconn a foothold of its own in the peripherals and networked devices market. Belkin’s CEO and founder (35 years on), Chet Pipkin, will continue to operate the company as a wholly owned subsidiary and may join Foxconn’s management team.

No indication was given that Belkin’s companies would change much, either in makeup or in product lineup. I asked both companies for more details, and got a polite no comment in record time…

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More Than A Dozen States Backing Trump In California Sanctuary Lawsuit – Washington Times
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Texas and more than a dozen other states led by Republican governors are supporting the Trump administration in its lawsuit over California’s so-called sanctuary laws that protect people in the U.S. illegally.

In a court filing Monday, the states say the laws are designed to interfere with or block federal immigration enforcement, and California doesn’t have that authority.

The U.S. Justice Department is challenging three California laws, including one that bars law enforcement from providing release dates for people in jail.

Federal officials say they need the kind of information California has blocked to take custody of people in the country illegally who are dangerous and need to be removed…

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FBI Investigating Suspicious Packages Sent To Military And Intelligence Locations – Washington Free Beacon

The FBI is investigating multiple suspicious packages sent to military and intelligence locations in and around Washington, D.C.

Officials said Monday that suspicious packages were received at the CIA, Fort Belvoir, Fort McNair, and a Naval Support Facility in Dahlgren, Virginia, CNN reports. The package that was sent to the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., contained explosive material, it has been confirmed.

No one was hurt and the package has been ruled safe.

“At 12:10 p.m., 52nd Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal from Fort Belvoir, VA, confirmed the package tested positive for black powder and residue,” Army spokesman Michael L. Howard said. “The X-ray conducted indicates suspected GPS and an expedient fuse were attached. The package was rendered safe. No injuries are reported.”

The packages are undergoing examination at the FBI lab in Quantico, Virginia…

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Commerce Department Puts U.S. Citizenship Question Back On Census – Breitbart
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In a historic moment for President Trump’s administration, Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross has announced that a question asking United States residents if they are American citizens will be placed on the 2020 Census.

Ross made the announcement late on Monday evening, writing in a statement:

After a thorough review of the legal, program, and policy considerations, as well as numerous discussions with Census Bureau leadership, Members of Congress, and interested stakeholders, Secretary Ross has determined that reinstatement of a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census questionnaire is necessary to provide complete and accurate census block level data…

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Pulse Nightclub Killer’s Father And Friend Of Hillary Clinton Was Decade-Long FBI Informant, Planned Terrorist Attacks Against Pakistan – Zero Hedge

Testimony and court documents from the trial of Noor Salman – the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, reveals that Omar’s father – who sat right behind Hillary Clinton at an August, 2016 campaign rally, was an FBI informant for over a decade.

Jurors in Salman’s trial heard from Miami-based FBI Special Agent Juvenal Martin – Seddique Mateen’s contact within the agency, while documents show the senior Mateen was trying to raise $50,000 – $100,000 through donations in order to conduct a terrorist attack against the government of Pakistan – a discovery made by the FBI following the June 12, 2016 massacre at the Pulse gay nightclub by 29-year-old Omar Mateen, killing 49 people before dying in a shoot out with police.

Disturbingly, Omar Mateen was such a threat that his co-workers reported him to the FBI – who had his supervisor wear a wire to try and capture Omar bragging about connections to terrorism…

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Dow Surges 669 Points, Best Gain Since 2015 – KGO
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The Dow Jones industrial average surged nearly 670 points, erasing nearly half the ground it lost last week and marking the biggest gain since August 2015.

The broad gains Monday were led by technology stocks and banks, which took some of the biggest losses last week as trade tensions flared between the U.S. and China. Investors were encouraged by signs Washington and Beijing are open to negotiating on trade. Microsoft jumped 7.6 percent and Bank of America climbed 4.4 percent.

The Dow rose 669 points, or 2.8 percent, to 24,202. The S&P 500 climbed 70 points, or 2.7 percent, to 2,658. The Nasdaq climbed 227 points, or 3.3 percent, to 7,220. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.84 percent…

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Rapper Who Performed At Leftist ‘March For Our Lives’ Currently On Probation For Gun Offense – Washington Free Beacon

Rapper Vic Mensa, who performed at the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington, D.C. on Saturday and subsequently called for an AR-15 rifle ban, pled guilty to a gun crime last year.

In March of 2017, Victor Kwesi Mensah, known professionally as Vic Mensa, was arrested during a routine traffic stop in California for having a concealed a weapon in his car without a permit, according to TMZ.

At the time of the arrest, Mensa said he had a concealed carry permit for the weapon; however, the permit was from a state that California does not recognize. Mensa pleaded no contest to one charge of a carrying a concealed firearm in his car and in July, was sentenced to two years probation. The second charge of carrying an unregistered loaded firearm was dropped.

On Saturday, shortly after performing at the march, Mensa tweeted his support for banning the AR-15 rifle. He also dedicated his performance at the rally to the “unarmed black men and women killed by police weapons.”…

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French Politician Arrested For Celebrating Death Of Hero Policeman Who Swapped Positions With Hostage – Independent Journal Review
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French politician Stéphane Poussier was arrested Sunday after he celebrated the death of Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame.

On Friday, Redouane Lakdim stormed a supermarket in Trèbes and took hostages in an ISIS-claimed attack. CNN reported Beltrame offered to take the place of a woman who was being held in the supermarket.

He was shot and killed as he entered the supermarket, and police subsequently shot the attacker.

“Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame died in the service of the nation to which he had already contributed so much,” French President Emmanuel Macron said in a statement. “By giving his life to end the murderous escapade of a jihadist terrorist, he died a hero.”…

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Trump Exempts South Korea From Steel Import Tariff – Fox Business

The Trump administration detailed a trade deal that it reached with South Korea on Monday, which permanently exempts the U.S. ally from newly implemented steel tariffs, but maintains a quota on imports from the country.

The quota on South Korean steel imports is 2.68 million tons of steel per year, or 70% of its annual average sale to the U.S. over the past three years.

In exchange for the exemption, South Korea will open its markets to U.S.-manufactured autos, expanding the number of cars it imports per manufacturer to 50,000, from 25,000.

Meanwhile, the U.S. will extend a tariff on pickup trucks, which was set to expire in 2021, for an additional two decades. The 25% tariff impacts prominent South Korean auto manufacturers, including Hyundai and Kia. South Korea has also been impacted by the Trump administration’s decision in January to impose steep tariffs and quotas on imported washing machines…

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Kim Dotcom Wins Privacy Breach Case Against New Zealand Government – Torrent Freak
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The Human Rights Tribunal in New Zealand has ruled that the Government violated the Privacy Act by withholding information from Kim Dotcom. The Megaupload founder is now calling for the resignation of New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner and claims that the pending extradition case is done. “It is OVER!” he writes.

Following the Megaupload shutdown and the raid on Kim Dotcom’s mansion, many hours have been spent on the case in courts around the world. While Dotcom and several of his former colleagues were targeted for alleged copyright crimes, thus far the major battles have been focused on other legal aspects of the case.

In a complaint filed at the Human Rights Tribunal, Dotcom accused the New Zealand Government of improperly withholding information…

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Border Patrol Agents Refuse To Turn Over Wanted Felons To California Authorities Because Of Sanctuary Policies – Blue Lives Matter

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in the sanctuary state of California have begun denying local and state law enforcement officials’ requests to extradite illegal immigrants with active felony warrants and pending charges.

Their refusal to turn over the fugitives due to the fact that the offenders will not be returned to CBP custody, San Diego Sector Chief Patrol Agent Rodney Scott said, according to recently filed court documents.

Chief Scott’s statements were included in the Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit against the State of California, Governor Jerry Brown, and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, which was filed in U.S. District Court’s Eastern District of California on Mar. 6.

The exhibit outlined several instances during which illegal immigrants arrested by Border Patrol agents were found to have active warrants and/or pending criminal charges within the state of California…

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Austin Bombing Suspect Blows Himself Up As Police Close In – Austin American-Statesman
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A man whom authorities were attempting to arrest early Wednesday in a string of bombing attacks in Austin killed himself with an explosive device as authorities closed in, a high-ranking law enforcement official told the American-Statesman.

The official said authorities identified a suspect in the past 24 hours based largely on information gained after police said the suspect shipped an explosive device from a FedEx store in Sunset Valley, a suburb surrounded by Austin. That evidence included security video.

Authorities also relied upon store receipts showing suspicious transactions from the person and obtained a search warrant for his Google search history that showed him conducting searches they considered suspicious, the official said…

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More Leftist Fraud: NOAA Fudged Temperature Data To Delude Public On Global Warming Scam – Gateway Pundit

It was all a hoax. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the U.S. Department of Commerce fudged their numbers to pretend the world was warming.

The U.S. government agency pushed this fraud so leftists could make money off of Chinese windmills and solar panels and the U.S. government could put oil and coal workers out of business.

This ranks up there, next to the Russia collusion hoax as one of the most devastating lies perpetrated by the American left.

Real Climate Science reported:

NOAA’s U.S. temperature record shows that U.S. was warmest in the 1930’s and has generally cooled as CO2 has increased. This wrecks greenhouse gas theory, so they “adjust” the data to make it look like the U.S. is warming.

These climate fraudsters should be jailed for life or sent to northern Alaska with only a sled dog and an axe…

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Ringo Starr Knighted By Prince William – USA Today
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Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way, it’s a fitting honor for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition. The 77-year-old Ringo Starr received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William Tuesday. He used his real name Richard Starkey for the big event.

He said the honor “means a lot”. It comes more than half a century after the youthful Beatles first went to Buckingham Palace to receive MBE awards. The other surviving Beatle, Paul McCartney, was knighted in 1997.

“I had dinner with him last week and we were both actually laughing about where we came from, and we’ve ended up in the palace and it’s now Sir Paul and Sir Richard,” said Starr…

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The New Feminist ‘Shero’ Barbies Show Little Girls They’re Never Too Young To Be Victims – Daily Caller

Mattel celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by unveiling 17 new Barbies, all modeled after famous and successful women.

The Shero Collection includes the likenesses of filmmaker Patty Jenkins, snowboarding champion Chloe Kim, artist Frida Kahlo, mathematician Katherine Johnson, aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and boxing champion Nicola Adams. Each doll comes with some educational information about the contributions to society by the woman who inspired it.

Although the company’s intentions must have been genuinely good, there’s just too much question about the statement they’re trying to make. Where do we even begin?

First of all, why “shero”? Are the people at Mattel not aware that the word “hero” already has a feminine form? It’s “heroine”! Moreover, “hero” itself is very much gender neutral, and it’s perfectly fine to use it to refer to a woman. Inventing this new word is just another example of a desperate attempt by someone infected with third-wave feminism to point out sexism in everyday language…

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Far-Left Activists, Illegal Migrants Storm Basilica Holding The Tombs Of French Kings – Breitbart
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Far-left activists and illegal migrants invaded the Basilica of Saint-Denis on Sunday to protest the French government’s new asylum law before they were forcibly removed by police, resulting in evening mass being cancelled.

Around 80 illegal migrants and far-left activists from the group Coordination des Sans-Papiers (CSP 75) protested the new law holding up banners, Le Parisien reports.

After around an hour of occupying the Basilica, police were called and arrived to remove the protestors and illegal immigrants. The area was cleared by around 5:30 pm but evening mass was cancelled in case the protestors returned.

Footage posted to Twitter shows police using force to remove the activists and migrants…

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Woman ‘Deliberately’ Lights Herself On Fire, Crashes Into Broward Sheriff’s Office With Car Full Of Accelerants – BizPac Review

As if the Broward County Sheriff’s Office doesn’t already have its hands full with one controversy, a woman reportedly lit herself on fire and drove a car full of accelerants into a Broward Sheriff’s Office substation in Pembroke Park.

CBS Miami reported that the incident appeared to be “a deliberate act.”

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has been under intense scrutiny for its reaction to the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting last month that claimed 17 lives, including 15 students.

The first law enforcement officer on the scene, a Broward deputy, did not try to stop the gunman as he fired on students.

Monday’s incident does not appear to be related in any manner.

“At 11:26 a.m. March 19, a Toyota Camry crashed into the community service room at BSO’s South Broward office, 3201 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Pembroke Park,” said the agency in a statement. “Following impact, a fire erupted from the car.”…

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Discovery Of ‘Gingerbread House’ In Washington Woods Leads To Child Porn Charges – Circa
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What began as a search for an illegally built cabin deep in the Snoqualmie National Forest has led to child pornography charges against a Mill Creek man.

Court documents say there were images of naked or scantily-clad young girls on the walls of what turned out to be an elaborately built treehouse. A later search of the suspect’s Mill Creek home turned up “thousands of images of child erotica and child pornography,” court documents say.

Daniel Wood, 51, was charged last week with two counts of possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. The investigation of Wood stretches to November 2016, when an employee of the state’s Department of Natural Resources began looking for a cabin illegally built on federally owned land…

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Good Guy With Gun Opens Fire On Maryland High School Shooter; Ends Threat – Breitbart

Reports indicate a resource officer at Maryland’s Great Mills High School “exchanged gunfire” with the attacker Tuesday morning to end the threat.

Breitbart News reported news of the shooting and indicated that St. Mary’s County Sheriff Office was on scene and FBI and ATF agents were en route. Injuries are reported as three, including the shooter.

WTOP reports that the shooting began with a single shot fired at “a girl in the hallway” at the start of the school day at Great Mills High. It is unclear how many more shots were fired as “students and staff” alerted the resource officer. That officer then moved to engage the shooter, ending the threat.

WSAV/WRC reports that two students were reportedly injured and are hospitalized in critical condition as a result of the shooting. They confirmed that the shooter was also in critical condition after being engaged by the resource officer…

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YouTuber Count Dankula Found Guilty Of ‘Hate Crime’ By British Court For Teaching Nazi Salute To Dog – Breitbart
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Scottish YouTube personality Count Dankula – real name Mark Meechan – was found guilty at Glasgow Sherrif Court Tuesday of a hate crime, and potentially faces two months in prison after recording a video of his girlfriend’s dog doing Nazi salutes.

Reporting from inside the courtroom, journalist and street organiser Tommy Robinson said Meechan had been found guilty of being “Grossly Offensive” under the Communications Act of 2003. Meechan was due to be sentenced Tuesday afternoon but the judge decided to release him on bail, to return to court on the 23rd of April.

The case is over a 2016 YouTube video made by Meechan and published on his comedy Count Dankula page of his girlfriend’s dog Buddha raising its paw in return for a treat…

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All-Women’s College Asks Professors Not To Call Students Women – Campus Reform

Mount Holyoke College, an all-women’s school, is asking professors to avoid calling students “women” or otherwise referring to “the two genders.”

The Supporting Trans and Non-Binary Students guide was created by officials at the college, which touts its legacy as an all-women’s college, in an effort to promote a “gender neutral” classroom environment.

“When discussing the student body, say ‘Mount Holyoke students’ rather than ‘Mount Holyoke women,’” it instructs professors. “Avoid making statements like ‘We’re all women here…’, or referring to ‘…the two genders…’”

The guide claims that “many students spend the first day of class braced against various types of disrespect,” such as “professors who mispronounce their names, call them by the wrong name entirely, misgender them, and so on.”

To avoid accidentally insulting students, the guide instructs faculty members to avoid calling names from attendance rosters…

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Christian College Cancels Event When Speakers Turn Out To Be Too White – Conservative Tribune
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A Minnesota Catholic college canceled an event because every one of the 29 speakers was a white woman, according to a Monday report. St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, which boasts a women-only undergraduate program, canceled an event named “The Leadership Imperative: Rise to Your Purpose.”

The workshop aimed to “equip both emerging and seasoned female professionals with the tools they need to become impactful, respected leaders,” reported The College Fix. The school canceled the event, stating that the speaker lineup did “not reflect the diverse St. Kate’s community of today nor the world of tomorrow we are committed to creating.”

The event organizers expressed worry that the speaker selection process “led to a racial and ethnic blind outcome,” according to the Minnesota Republic…

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Muslim Pedophile Sold Children For Sex In Telford, England ‘Rape House’ – Daily Mail

A grandfather was revealed as the pedophile who sold children for sex in a ‘Rape House’ where perverts queued down the stairs to abuse youngsters. Shahzad ‘Keith’ Khan ran the peadophile ring from an ex-council house in Telford, West Midlands, where he sold girls for up to £2,000 a night.

Police were tipped off about him in 1996, but he continued to run his depraved business, taking a 14-year-old’s virginity and picking up one of his sex slaves from outside a police station. Another chance to catch Khan fell through in 2013, when a police case against him collapsed, Mirror Online reports.

Today brave survivors of his abuse exposed the terrifying ordeals he put young girls through. One victim described feeling ‘dead inside’ as she was sold for up to £2,000 in the house, where Khan’s nephew and son would regularly stay. Both have been jailed for sex offences.

The brazen pedophile was described as a ‘generous’ bird enthusiast who’d overcome cancer in the local paper as he ran his ring…

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New Bill Introduced To Ban All Abortions In Ohio; No Exceptions For Rape, Incest – Circa
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A bill has been introduced in the Ohio State House to ban all abortions in Ohio. Unlike previous legislation on abortion, House Bill 565 would consider an unborn human a person. The bill would also make no exceptions for rape or incest.

The legislation is sponsored by state Reps. Nino Vitale and Ron Hood. “We make it very clear in the state of Ohio we consider the unborn child a person just like you, me or any other person that has a right to life,” said Hood.

Gabriel Mann of NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio calls the bill a serious attack and part of a larger plan to overturn Roe v. Wade. “This isn’t your normal abortion ban. This is a plan to end access to all abortion services in the state of Ohio,” explained Mann…

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Weinstein Company Files For Bankruptcy – USA Today

The Weinstein Company is officially filing for bankruptcy, with a buyer waiting on the horizon.

According to a statement released by the company late Monday, The Weinstein Company has filed for bankruptcy in Delaware, while entering into a “stalking horse” agreement with an affiliate of Lantern Capital Partners, a Dallas-based private equity company. The move paves the way for a bankruptcy auction.

According to the company statement, Lantern will work to maintain its employees and “purchase substantially all of the assets of the Company, subject to certain conditions including approval of the Bankruptcy Court.”

The Weinstein Company has roughly 100 employees.

Notably, the board also said it would release any non-disclosure agreements enacted by beleaguered co-founder Harvey Weinstein. The NDA pronouncement comes in the midst of a civil rights suit levied last month by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman…

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Funny, When Obama Harvested Facebook Data On Millions Of Users To Win In 2012, Everyone Cheered – Investor’s Business Daily
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Privacy: Facebook faces what some are calling an “existential crisis” over revelations that its user data fell into the hands of the Trump campaign.

Whether or not the attacks on the social media giant are justified, the fact is that the Obama campaign used Facebook (FB) data in the same way in 2012. But the reaction from the pundits and press back then was, shall we say, somewhat different.

According to various news accounts, a professor at Cambridge University built a Facebook app around 2014 that involved a personality quiz. About 270,000 users of the app agreed to share some of their Facebook information, as well as data from people on their friends list. As a result, tens of millions ended up part of this data-mining operation…

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Package Headed To Austin Explodes At San Antonio FedEx Facility – KLEW

A package destined for an address in Austin exploded inside a FedEx distribution facility outside San Antonio early Tuesday, law enforcement sources tell CBS Austin. The package detonated around 12:25 a.m. at the facility in Schertz, Texas.

Sources said the package was moving from an elevated conveyor belt to a lower section when it exploded. A woman working near the package was treated for a headache but not seriously hurt.

The package contained shrapnel consisting of nails and pieces of metal, sources said, but none of the 75 employees inside the facility were injured. Authorities have not yet said if this is related to this month’s serial bombings in Austin.

Law enforcement officials said those packages, that have so far killed two people and injured six others, have been placed by hand. There are several law enforcement agencies at the scene, including agents from the ATF, FBI and Homeland Security…

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Scott Pruitt Will End EPA’s Use Of ‘Secret Science’ To Justify Regulations – Daily Caller
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will soon end his agency’s use of “secret science” to craft regulations.

“We need to make sure their data and methodology are published as part of the record,” Pruitt said in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Otherwise, it’s not transparent. It’s not objectively measured, and that’s important.”

Pruitt will reverse long-standing EPA policy allowing regulators to rely on non-public scientific data in crafting rules. Such studies have been used to justify tens of billions of dollars worth of regulations.

EPA regulators would only be allowed to consider scientific studies that make their data available for public scrutiny under Pruitt’s new policy…

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Surrender To Brussels Agreed: Britain Obeys All EU Laws, Mo Control Of Fisheries, Open Borders To 2020 – Breitbart

The United Kingdom will agree to follow all European Union rules after Brexit and keep the nation’s borders open for the duration of the transition period to 2022, with further bad news for fisheries and communities in Northern Ireland as a new agreement was reached in Brussels Monday.

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made the announcement in a joint press conference with Britain’s David Davis in Brussels, where the pair presented what was introduced as a “legal text which constitutes a decisive step” towards a final agreement.

Revealing the enormous extent to which Theresa May’s government has sold out the Brexit-voting British public, Barnier and Davis spoke on a number of key policy areas including immigration, British control over British laws, and regaining control over British fishing waters.

Speaking first at the meeting with journalists, French politician Barnier said Britain had agreed to continue following all Brussels laws for years after the offical Brexit date of March 2019…

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Former FBI Assistant Director: Brennan And Obama Are The People Who Committed Felonies, Not General Flynn – Real Clear Politics
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Former FBI Assistant Director James Kallstrom told FNC’s Maria Bartiromo on ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ that “high-ranking people throughout the government… had a plot to not have Hillary Clinton indicted so that she could remain the flawed candidate that she was.”

Kallstrom said the “plot” to fix the 2016 election goes “right to the top,” meaning President Obama and former CIA director John Brennan.

Kallstrom cited text messages from FBI counterintelligence chief Peter Stzrok which appear to show “they had a backup plan to frame Donald Trump” as a Russian agent.

“This whole thing is a total phony,” he said about the Muller probe. “How would you feel… if someone had a phony scheme about you go on for months and months and months?”…

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Uber CEO Halts All Autonomous Car Tests After Deadly Crash – Zero Hedge

As we detailed earlier, Tempe, Arizona police report that a self-driving Uber vehicle was in autonomous mode when it was involved in a deadly crash overnight.

As ABC15 reports, the crash occurred near Mill Avenue and Curry Road early Monday morning. The Uber vehicle was reportedly headed northbound when a woman walking outside of the crosswalk was struck. The woman was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries.

Tempe Police says the vehicle was in autonomous mode at the time of the crash and a vehicle operator was also behind the wheel.

Police added in a statement that the woman’s “next of kin has not been notified yet so her name is not being released at this time. Uber is assisting and this is still an active investigation.”

In a brief statement from an Uber spokesperson, they confirm:

“We are fully cooperating with local authorities in their investigation of this incident.”…

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House Intelligence Committee Investigation Turns To John Kerry, State Department – Sara Carter
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The House Select Committee on Intelligence is now investigating former Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s possible role into the unverified dossier paid for by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton Campaign, this reporter has learned.

The dossier, assembled by a former British spy, laid the foundation for the FBI’s investigation into alleged collusion between President Trump and Russia and was the essential piece of evidence used by the FBI to get a warrant to spy on a former volunteer for the Trump campaign.

For more than a month, the committee has been in its second phase of investigations focused on former Obama State Department officials and their role in either transmitting information or using information provided by a former British spy and investigator Christopher Steele…

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Why Is The GOP Terrified Of Tariffs? – Patrick J. Buchanan

From Lincoln to William McKinley to Theodore Roosevelt, and from Warren Harding through Calvin Coolidge, the Republican Party erected the most awesome manufacturing machine the world had ever seen.

And, as the party of high tariffs through those seven decades, the GOP was rewarded by becoming America’s Party. Thirteen Republican presidents served from 1860 to 1930, and only two Democrats. And Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson were elected only because the Republicans had split. Why, then, this terror of tariffs that grips the GOP?

Consider. On hearing that President Trump might impose tariffs on aluminum and steel, Sen. Lindsey Graham was beside himself: “Please reconsider,” he implored the president, “you’re making a huge mistake.”

Twenty-four hours earlier, Graham had confidently assured us that war with a nuclear-armed North Korea is “worth it.”…

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Trump Administration To Sue California Over Treasonous ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Laws – New York Post
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The Trump administration is suing to block California laws that extend protections for immigrants living in the United States illegally.

The lawsuit says three state laws intentionally undermine federal immigration law. Among other things, the legislation bars police from asking people about their immigration status or participating in federal immigration enforcement activities. Another law offers protection against workplace raids.

The Justice Department says those laws hinder immigration authorities and are unconstitutional.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to announce the lawsuit Wednesday at an annual gathering of law enforcement organizations in Sacramento…

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Seattle Police Begin Gun Confiscations: No Laws Broken, No Warrant, No Charges – Zero Hedge

A man in Seattle has had his gun confiscated by police after breaking no laws. The police took his gun without a warrant and without pressing any charges. Tyranny has officially taken hold on American soil.

This sets a precedent that government can now forcefully take guns away from an individual without a crime being committed or an arrest being made and without a warrant. In the name of fear and political exploitation of anti-gun rhetoric, a citizen’s Second Amendment rights have been ripped away from him by the government.

The new “red flag” law, which has taken hold in other states already, allows the courts and law enforcement to take away guns from individuals they deem are dangerous and they’ve just begun the confiscation.

A man living in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington became the first individual in the state to have his firearm confiscated without any formal arrest or charges. The man was not identified by authorities…

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Gary Cohn, White House Chief Economic Adviser, To Resign – Fox News
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White House national economic council director Gary Cohn will resign from his post, the White House confirmed Tuesday, in yet another high-profile departure from the Trump administration in recent weeks.

Cohn, who served as President Trump’s chief economic adviser since the beginning of the administration, opposed Trump’s planned tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, first announced last week, and reportedly tried getting the president to change course.

Hours before his resignation was announced, Trump set a “line in the sand” asking Cohn if he would support the tariffs – and Cohn did not answer, a White House official and an outside adviser to the president told Fox News…

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Two Illegal Alien Gangbangers Accused Of Kidnapping Three Girls, Killing One In Satanic Ritual – Los Angeles Times

Two MS-13 gang members from El Salvador, both in the United States illegally, held three teenage girls against their will and killed one of them in what was described as a satanic ritual, authorities in Houston said Friday.

Miguel Alvarez-Flores, 22, and Diego Hernandez-Rivera, 18, have been arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping and murder – both first-degree felonies punishable by up to life in prison. Bond has been set at $300,000 for each, but immigration detainers will keep both behind bars.

The 15-year-old girl’s body was found Feb. 16 with gunshot wounds to the face and chest. Homicide detective Sgt. Chris Sturdivant said that the girl’s identity has not been officially determined but that investigators are confident they know who she is – a girl reported missing in January in nearby Jersey Village, Texas.

The captives were three “young, impressionable women” ranging in age from 14 to 16 who succumbed to the allure of gang life before being taken to an apartment and held there against their will, Sturdivant said…

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Democrat Mayor Of Nashville Pleads Guilty To Felony Theft – The Tennessean
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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony theft of property over $10,000 related to her affair with former police bodyguard Sgt. Rob Forrest. As part of a plea agreement, Barry agreed to resign as mayor, reimburse the city $11,000 in restitution, and serve three years probation.

“Thank you judge,” Barry, appearing in navy blue dress, said after entering the plea. “I appreciate you.”

Taking the unusual step of appearing himself in court, instead of assigning a deputy, District Attorney Glenn Funk said that “had this case gone to trial, witnesses are available who would testify that in March 2016 and January 2018 Megan Barry caused over 10K but less than 60K in Metro Nashville city funds to be expended unlawfully on Mr. Robert Forrest.”…

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The Flawed Logic Of Russia’s New Weapon Systems – Victor Abramowicz

During his presidential address on 1 March, Vladimir Putin revealed additional information on six major new Russian weapons systems, some unveiled for the first time. Four of the weapons, discussed below, are principally relevant in a strategic nuclear sense; that is, they carry atomic warheads and would most likely be used in a full-scale war, fired at the homeland of an adversary.

While claiming that the systems were not aimed at anyone, Putin made clear they had been developed to defeat the threat of the U.S. Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) program.

Putin said the U.S. system might eventually be able to intercept of all Russia’s missiles, resulting “in the complete devaluation of Russia’s nuclear potential” and leaving the country open to attack.

What the Kremlin really fears is the potential for a BMD breakout, whereby the U.S. secretly deploys huge numbers of defensive interceptor missiles without Russia having a chance to prepare countermeasures…

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Monarch Mayhem: 91% Of Butterflies Vanish, Just 93 Million Of 1 Billion Left – Washington Examiner
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The fluttering Monarch butterfly is in a tailspin to disaster. New wintering numbers released by Mexico and quoted by several groups on Monday accounted for an estimated 93 million, 91 percent fewer than in the 1990s.

Where once the butterflies would turn 45 acres of Mexican forests orange and black, they covered just six acres this winter, prompting groups to call on the administration to declare the delicate bug endangered.

“Another year, another reminder: Our government must do what the law and science demands, and protect monarchs under the Endangered Species Act, before it’s too late,” said George Kimbrell, legal director at the Center for Food Safety…

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Report: Anti-Trump FBI Agent Peter Strzok Ignored Evidence Of Hillary Server Hack – Breitbart

Anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok was told of the possibility that Hillary Clinton’s secret server might have been hacked and did nothing, according to Fox News.

While the rest of America’s anti-Trump news media chase prostitutes in Thailand and exploit a troubled man, Fox News is doing actual reporting, which oftentimes results in actual news – like the potential bombshell that disgraced (but still employed) FBI agent Strzok might have covered up evidence of a potential breach in Clinton’s secret email server – a server that held classified national security intelligence.

According to Fox, “Sources [said] that Strzok, who sent anti-Trump text messages that got him removed from the ongoing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, was told about the metadata anomaly in 2016, but Strzok did not support a formal damage assessment.”

One source told Fox, “Nothing happened.”

What Strzok was allegedly informed of was an “irregularity in the metadata,” which is a big red flag pointing to a hack…

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Breakthrough: North Korea Ready To Denuclearize “If Regime Safety Is Guaranteed” – Zero Hedge
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Score another diplomatic victory for Trump, whose hard line negotiating tactic appears to have generated a dramatic – and favorable for market – outcome.

Moments ago futures spiked, 10Y yields jumped and the USDJPY bounced about 106 on what the FT dubbed a “diplomatic breakthrough” that North and South Korea have agreed to hold direct talks between their leaders with North Korea signalling it is willing to abandon its nuclear program “if regime security can be guaranteed.”

The headlines come from South Korean National Security Office special envoy Chung Eui-yong, who is speaking to reporters in Seoul after returning from Pyongyang. Remember he and another envoy, National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Monday…

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Australian Ambassador Who Prompted Trump-Russia Probe Has Decade Long Relationship To Clintons – Daily Caller

The Australian diplomat whose account of a 2016 conversation with embattled Trump campaign staffer George Papadopoulos prompted the FBI to formally open its Russia collusion probe has a decade-long, multi-million dollar connection to the Clinton Foundation.

The Hill reported that Alexander Downer – who at the time served as Australia’s foreign minister – helped launch a $25 million partnership between Australia and The Clinton Foundation to help fight AIDS back in 2006.

Not only was the initiative one of the single, largest charitable endeavors undertaken in The Clinton Foundation’s 21 year history – Australia was one of only four countries to pledge $25 million to The Clinton Foundation – but Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan now says that the FBI failed to alert Congress of Downer’s connection to the Clintons.

Congressman Jim Jordan says this new revelation shoots down claims made by House Intelligence ranking member Adam Schiff…

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Tom Fitton: Mueller FBI Implicated In Lois Lerner IRS Scandal – Gateway Pundit
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Robert Mueller was involved in many scandals during his time as FBI Director from 9/4/9-2001/4/2013. From the Uranium One scandal to the Lois Lerner IRS scandal, he cannot be trusted to uncover Obama FBI/DOJ abuses targeting President Trump, says Judicial Watch president, Tom Fitton.

“One of the things we uncovered in investigating the IRS scandal in getting documents Congress couldn’t get and didn’t want to get was that the Justice Department was working with Lois Lerner’s FBI to prosecute the very groups that Lois Lerner was suppressing through the IRS,” Fitton said.

“So think about this, the Justice Department and the FBI under Robert Mueller were concocting ways to prosecute President Obama’s political opposition…

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Rural California Wants A Divorce From Rich California – Glenn Harlan Reynolds

We’re starting to hear more about secession. Not the perennial post-election calls of losing parties to secede from a nation controlled by the opposition, but a growing movement for secession from states, with the parts of states (sometimes geographically very large parts of states) wanting to separate from the population-dense urban areas that essentially control state decision-making. Feeling ignored, put-upon, and mistreated, state secessionists want to take their fate into their own hands.

At present, there’s little prospect of adding stars to the American flag, but these movements do indicate a widespread sense of dissatisfaction among (mostly rural) populations who feel that they are governed by people in distant urban centers who know little, and care less, about their way of life. Their complaints, in many ways, sound like the complaints of Americans circa 1775.

Intrastate secession isn’t exactly new in the United States: West Virginia was once part of Virginia, for example, and Tennessee was once part of North Carolina…

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RINO Senator Cochran Announces Resignation, Will Slither Away Next Month – Townhall
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While he survived a brutal and controversial Senate primary in 2014, Thad Cochran of Mississippi, citing his failing health, is resigning effective April 1. A special election will be held to finish the remainder of his term that ends in 2020.

If no one gets above 50 percent, a runoff will be held. For now, Gov. Phil Bryant will appoint an interim senator to fill the vacancy until the election.

Cochran’s colleague, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MI), is up for re-election this year and is facing a challenge by state Sen. Chris McDaniel. McDaniel challenged Cochran in 2014 (via NPR):

I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge,” Cochran said in a statement Monday. “I intend to fulfill my responsibilities and commitments to the people of Mississippi…

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Italian Election Results: Coalition Members Agree To Salvini Becoming Next Prime Minister – Daily Express

Italian election winners Forza Italia and Fratelli d’Italia announced they will support the candidacy of eurosceptic Lega leader Matteo Salvini after a resounding victory at the polls.

Fratelli d’Italia leader Giorgia Meloni said her party was committed to seeing eurosceptic Matteo Salvini receive the opportunity to form the next Italian Government. The centre-right coalition led by controversial former PM Silvio Berlusconi win 37 percent of the votes at the Italian election 2018 held on March 4.

Ms Meloni confirmed she will ask Italian President Sergio Mattarella to give Mr Salvini the mandate, saying: “The first thing we need to do when we meet with President Mattarella is to tell him that our personal point of view is that the forming the government is up to the centre-right coalition.

“According to a rule we agreed inside the coalition, the role of PM must go to Matteo Salvini. Fratelli d’Italia will respect that commitment.”…

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Mark Levin’s new Fox News Show Raises The Bar With Rep. Nunes Interview – Peter Barry Chowka
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Mark Levin hit a home run with the bases loaded in the second outing of his new Fox News program on Sunday, March 4. His guest for the full hour on Life, Liberty & Levin was Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.

Starting with their investigation into alleged collusion between the Russians and the Donald Trump campaign, transition, and presidency, Nunes and his committee have developed information that reveals the exact opposite of what had been alleged.

Instead of Trump-Russia collusion, the evidence points to an insidious plot to employ the full power and authority at the highest levels of the previous administration of Barack Obama to illegally surveil Donald Trump’s campaign and advisers…

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Media Bias Backlash: NRA Memberships Up As MSM Propagandizes For Gun Control – Washington Standard

NRA (National Rifle Association) memberships have skyrocketed in recent weeks since the mainstream media has been ramping up their anti-gun agenda. As the media continues to weaponize the news in the form of gun control propaganda, the NRA’s profiting continues to go up.

The Daily Mail reports that Google searches for “NRA membership” rose 4,900 percent since the Parkland Florida school attack. That rise occurred at a time when many Democrats, media personalities, and Hollywood celebrities were denouncing the NRA and leveling blame on the association for the shooting that took 17 lives in a gun-free zone.

Hollywood also took to social media to make sure they press an anti-gun agenda for the elitists as well. Notorious leftist, Chelsea Handler tweeted the following:

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Dow Surges 337 Points As Trump Tweet Eases Trade Worries – Fox Business
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U.S. stocks rallied Monday, erasing morning losses, as investor concerns over U.S. trade tensions eased. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 336.70 points, or 1.37%, to 24,874.76, snapping a four-day losing streak. The S&P 500 rose 29.69 points, or 1.1%, to 2,720.94. The Nasdaq Composite jumped 72.84 points, or 1%, to 7,330.70.

On Monday, Trump tweeted that his recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminum would not be imposed on Mexico and Canada if NAFTA negotiations with the two American neighbors produce a new deal. The remarks eased concerns of a potential trade war.

“We have large trade deficits with Mexico and Canada. NAFTA, which is under renegotiation right now, has been a bad deal for U.S.A. Massive relocation of companies & jobs,” Trump wrote in a tweet early Monday…

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Saying ‘God Bless You’ When Someone Sneezes Is Islamophobic, According To Librarians At A Massachusetts College – Gareway Pundit

In the latest absurd news to come from liberal college campuses, a group of librarians at Simmons College in Boston have declared that saying “God bless you” when someone sneezes is Islamophobic.

The group has created the Anti-Oppression Library Guide, which also dictates that saying “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Easter” is an act of “Islamomisic microaggression.”

“Islamomisic Microaggressions are commonplace verbal or behavioral indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicates hostile, derogatory, or negative slights in relation to the beliefs and religious practices of Muslims,” the librarians argue. “They are structurally based and invoke oppressive systems of religious/Christian hierarchy.”

The group claims that “Christian fragility” is to blame for these “microaggressions.”

“They also argue that Christians suffer from ‘Christian fragility’ and may become angry, hostile, or defensive during conversations about religion…

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Netanyahu Gets VIP Treatment From Trump After Years Of Frosty Relations With Obama – Fox News
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President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greeted one another warmly Monday at the White House, touting U.S.-Israeli relations as “the best” they have ever been, in a sharp departure from the famously strained relations the Jewish State’s leader had with former President Barack Obama.

Trump hosted Netanyahu in the Oval Office in what was their first meeting since the U.S. announced its commitment to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

“We have the best relationship right now with Israel that we’ve ever had,” Trump said.

During President Obama’s two terms, he and Netanyahu had a tense relationship characterized by stiff body language and terse remarks when they met before the press…

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Twitter Welcomes Terrorists, Not Anti-Israel Activists – Damiel Greenfield

Hamas, Hezbollah, the PFLP, FARC, the Communist Party of the Philippines and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are all on the official list of terrorist organizations drawn up by the United States government. Providing support to them is a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

So of course they all have Twitter accounts.

As does Ramadan Shalah, the leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which is also on the list of designated terror groups. The PFLP has at least four Twitter accounts. (Both the PFLP and Jibril’s Assadist splinter group are listed. And both have their own Twitter accounts.) FARC also has multiple Twitter accounts.

Timochenko, the FARC’s narcoterrorist boss, who was accused by the State Department of “the murder of hundreds of people who violated or interfered with the FARC’s cocaine policies”, is also on Twitter.

None of them are subtle about it. “Official Account: Hamas Movement,” the Hamas profile states…

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Ratings Collapse: Early Numbers Show Oscar Telecast Hit All-Time Low – Breitbart
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The ratings for Sunday night’s telecast of the 90th annual Academy Awards collapsed by a whopping 16 percent, which would mean an all-time low, according to early estimates.

Variety reports that the “8 p.m.-11 p.m. portion of ABC’s telecast averaged an 18.9 household rating and 32 share in Nielsen’s metered market overnight ratings… That’s down about 16% from the 22.5/37 rating generated by the 2017 Oscars.”

According to Deadline, the “18.9 appears to be an all-time low for the Oscars, below the previous low ratings point for the Oscars, logged with the 2008 telecast (21.9).”

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Shkreli Ordered To Forfeit $7.4 Million – Zero Hedge

It appears that Martin Shkreli’s letter from last week begging the Federal judge overseeing his case for forgiveness and leniency ahead of his sentencing this Friday has not had the desired effect.

On Monday, “America’s most hated man” was ordered by Judge Kiyo Matsumoto to forfeit $7.4 million, in the latest win for prosecutors who say the hedge-fund manager turned pharmaceutical executive cheated his investors.

Previously Shkreli argued that he shouldn’t have to forfeit anything because he didn’t profit from the crimes.

As Bloomberg notes, the money from his investors went into the stock market, and he didn’t get anything from his plan to control Retrophin shares, his lawyers have said. Investors ultimately got their money back, and more, through settlements and consulting agreements Shkreli arranged, the defendant has claimed…

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The History Of The ‘Assault Weapon’ Hoax (Part 1): The Crime That Started It All – David B. Kopel
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The “assault weapon” controversy first became a national issue in January 1989, when a career criminal murdered five children at school playground in Stockton, California. The failures of law enforcement before and during that crime – and the media and political failures thereafter – were similar to those related to the recent murders in Parkland, Florida. These failures are part of the reason why school shootings, and other mass attacks, persist in the United States today.

This article is the first in a series detailing the “assault weapon” hoax from 1989 to the present.

The Stockton perpetrator, had whose name I won’t repeat, had a difficult start in life. His parents split when he was two years old, after the father threated to shoot the mother…

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Illegal Alien From Mexico Pleads Guilty To Using Fake Identity To Steal $361,000 In Government Benefits – Fox News

A Mexican national has confessed to stealing the identity of an American citizen, and over the course of 37 years pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in government benefits.

Andres Avelino Anduaga, 66 – who hails from Tijuana, Mexico – admitted in San Diego federal court on Thursday that he assumed the fake identity of a Texas resident named Abraham Riojos in 1980 after obtaining a fraudulent birth certificate, and then successfully applied for a California driver’s license, Social Security number and passport.

From 1989 to 2016, according to the plea agreement, he received around $361,000 in benefits – which included Medi-Cal, food stamps and Supplemental Security Income benefits.

The fake identity also enabled Anduaga – identified as an illegal immigrant and repeat felon – to go back-and-forth without restriction between Mexico and the United States, which he was alleged to have been doing multiple times per week.

”The programs that this defendant stole from – for decades – provide benefits to America’s most needy…

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Oscars: Celebrities Push Gun Control Surrounded By A Wall Of 500 Armed Officers – Breitbart
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The Los Angeles Police Department will deploy 500 officers to wrap the Dolby Theatre in multiple barriers of armed security for the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday night, an event at which several of Hollywood’s most celebrated stars will actively push for more gun control in America.

“We have these concentric rings of security that start in the middle and radiate outward,” said LAPD Cmdr. Blake Chow, the man tasked with overseeing the massive operation. “We have a lot of officers in fixed posts and foot beats keeping an eye on the event.”

Several celebrities plan to wear orange lapel pins on the red carpet and during tonight’s ceremony in support of gun control and the Michael Bloomberg-founded gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety…

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Trump Bump: Small Business ‘Optimism Index’ Breaks 45-Year Record – Washington Times

Main Street continues to flourish under the Trump administration. The National Federation of Independent Business reports that optimism is at a 45-year high among America’s small businesses. The “Small Business Optimism Index” – a monthly gauge of sentiment among the owners – has broken the record for the measurement, established 45 years ago.

“Main Street is roaring,” said Juanita Duggan, president and CEO of the group, which represents 325,000 small business concerns in all 50 states. “Small business owners are not only reporting better profits, but they’re also ready to grow and expand. The record level of enthusiasm for expansion follows a year of record-breaking optimism.”

Among the findings: 41 percent of the members reported they expect the economy to improve, a third say it’s an ideal time to expand; another third report an increase in job openings; while 31 percent reported “higher worker compensation” for their employees.

“The historically high index readings over the last year tell us small business owners have never been more positive about the economy…

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San Francisco Fines Landlord $2 Million Because She Offered Homeless And Disabled Veterans Cheap Rent – Washington Standard
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In the land of the free, government and law enforcement not only wage war on the poor and homeless through various unscrupulous means designed to extract revenue and attack the right to exist but those who try to help the homeless – by feeding, clothing, or sheltering them – also face the wrath of the state.

As the following case illustrates, even those who’ve laid down their lives for the state – veterans – and the ones who help them are now being targeted.

Judy Wu, a landlord in San Francisco has converted 12 properties she owns into 49 housing units over the last decade which she and her husband, Trent Zhu, rent to homeless, low-income and disabled veterans…

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California High School Snowflakes Ban National Anthem From Pep Rallies – Fox News

The Star Spangled Banner will no longer be played at rallies at California High School in San Ramon after student leaders determined the song is racially insensitive.

“It was brought to our attention that the national anthem’s third verse is outdated and racially offensive, wrote the president of the school’s Associated Study Body. “We had nothing but good intentions by removing the song so that we could be fully inclusive to our student body.”

The decision to eliminate the national anthem from student rallies has resulted in a significant amount of backlash from patriotic students and residents.

“There’s been a lot of push back on the removal of the anthem – and not just from conservatives,” senior Dennis Fiorentino said on the Todd Starnes Radio Show.

Fiorentinos, who was a guest Tuesday on my nationally syndicated radio program, said he was shocked when he realized the national anthem had been banned…

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Obama’s Painter Has Long ‘Predatory,’ ‘Perverse’ History Of Sneaking Sperm Into Paintings – Daily Caller
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The artist who painted former President Barack Obama for the National Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian has a history of including depictions of sperm in his work, and has been described as “predatory” and “perverse” by The Village Voice.

Kehinde Wiley is well-known for recreating famous paintings, but replacing the featured white person – often a noble or general – with a young black man. Wiley often met the men on the street, brought them into his studio, and had them pick a work to be painted into, the famously left-wing Village Voice reported in March 2015.

Wiley “lures young men into his studio with the promise of power and glamour,” writer and art critic Jessica Dawson wrote. She called the behavior “predatory” and “perverse.”…

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3-Year-Old Being Transported To Hospital In Ambulance Is Killed By Drunk-Driving Illegal Alien – Daily Mail

A toddler who was being transported to hospital in an ambulance has died after a drunk driver struck the vehicle.

The Winston-Salem Police Department says they were informed at 6:05pm on Monday that the three-year-old boy had died at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Authorities offered no additional details.

The boy was being taken to the hospital trauma center around 1am Sunday when a drunk driver – who turned out to be an illegal immigrant – hit the medical transport, causing it to roll over on its side, police said.

The driver, 27-year-old Jose Martin Duran Romero and his passenger, 33-year-old Andres Leon, initially tried to flee the scene. A witness stopped one of the men from leaving while the other was quickly apprehended by police.

Two hours after the crash, Romero submitted to a breathalyzer and registered more than two times the legal limit of alcohol in his system…

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Israel’s ‘Deep State’ Targets Netanyahu With Bogus Charges – Breitbart
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The Israeli police investigation against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows remarkable similarities with the Special Counsel probe against President Donald Trump in the United States.

During the prime time news broadcasts Tuesday evening in Israel, the dramatic news was announced that Israel Police investigators are recommending that Israel’s Attorney General, Avichai Mandelblit, indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery and breach of trust charges in two investigations.

The news raises a number of obvious questions about Netanyahu’s political future. But it also raises an equal, if not greater, number of questions about the purity of the police service’s intentions and its trustworthiness…

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A Racist Con-Man: Obama’s Portrait Artist, Who Hires Cheap Chinese Labor To Paint “His” Work, Says, “Kill Whitey” Is A Major Theme – Gateway Pundit

Since Obama’s portrait was unveiled, I’ve received a flurry of text messages from outraged artist friends I made while living in New York.

No, they weren’t outraged because they saw Kehinde Wiley’s other painting that feature black women murdering white women. They were outraged because Kehinde Wiley is a terrible artist who only rose to prominence, something they have been attempting to do their entire lives, in the art world because he is a racist gay black man.

And if that werent enough: he doesn’t even paint his own work.

Back in April 2012, Wiley New York magazine wrote a glowing piece covering Wiley and his “global reach.”…

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U.S. Runs January Budget Surplus Of $49 Billion, Treasury Says – MarketWatch
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The U.S. government had a monthly budget surplus of $49 billion in January, down slightly from the same month last year. For the fiscal year to date, the government’s deficit is $176 billion, up from $159 billion in the year-ago period.

Some of the big drivers of spending in January were for the Department of Homeland Security, and interest on the public debt. Outlays for Homeland Security climbed by $2 billion, or 41% – something the Congressional Budget Office said was largely for disaster relief.

Receipts were up 5% more in January than last year, and withholding of individual income and payroll taxes was larger than usual since this January had one more business day than last year, CBO said…

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U.S. Strikes Killed Scores Of Russian Mercenaries In Syria, Sources Say – Bloomberg

U.S. forces killed scores of Russian mercenaries in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the Cold War, according to one U.S. official and three Russians familiar with the matter.

More than 200 contract soldiers, mostly Russians fighting on behalf of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, died in a failed attack on a base held by U.S. and mainly Kurdish forces in the oil-rich Deir Ezzor region, two of the Russians said. The U.S. official put the death toll in the fighting at about 100, with 200 to 300 injured, but was unable to say how many were Russians.

The Russian assault may have been a rogue operation, underscoring the complexity of a conflict that started as a domestic crackdown only to morph into a proxy war involving Islamic extremists, stateless Kurds and regional powers Iran, Turkey and now Israel.

Russia’s military said it had nothing to do with the attack and the U.S. accepted the claim. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis called the whole thing “perplexing,” but provided no further details…

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Bombshell Email Suggests Comey Misled Congress About Meetings With Obama On Russian Hacking – Law And Crime
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A newly-discovered email suggests former FBI Director James Comey may have been less than honest about his meetings with former president Barack Obama on the subject of Russian interference with and during the 2016 general election.

Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) released the email on Monday after requesting “records of meetings between President Obama and then-FBI Director Comey regarding the FBI’s investigation of allegations of collusion between associates of Mr. Trump and the Russian government.”

In turn, the National Archives provided Grassley and Graham with “classified and unclassified versions” of the email in question…

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Trump Unveils 11th Round Of Judicial Nominees – Washington Times

President Trump announced his 11th wave of judicial nominees on Monday, intending to nominate nine federal judges including four federal circuit court picks. Since taking office roughly one year ago, Mr. Trump faced an unprecedented amount of vacancies on the federal bench. He’s had 13 circuit court judges confirmed in the past year.

His list Monday included five district court nominees and four circuit court picks, including: Mark J. Bennett for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Andrew S. Oldham for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Michael Y. Scudder, Jr. for the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Amy J. St. Eve for the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

The announcement comes as the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold confirmation hearings for five judges on Wednesday and vote on four Thursday, setting them up for a confirmation vote on the Senate floor.

There are 26 judicial nominees currently awaiting confirmation votes as of Monday…

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Hillary’s #MeToo Moment: Clinton-Sponsored Radical Islamist Academic Accused Of Rape – American Mirror
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There’s a problem with failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s support for the “Me Too” movement, and his name is Tariq Ramadan. The radical Islamic scholar, one of two with terrorist ties that Clinton personally vouched for as President Obama’s Secretary of State, is among the latest to be accused of rape in what’s become a worldwide epidemic of women accusing powerful men of sexual misconduct.

According to the Swiss news site, The Local:

Two Muslim women have accused Ramadan, a 55-year-old Oxford University professor whose grandfather founded Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood movement, of rape. Henda Ayari, a 41-year-old feminist activist who previously practised an ultra-conservative brand of Islam, claims Ramadan raped her in Paris in 2012…

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Trump Budget Would Cut Entitlement Spending By $1.7 Trillion, Reduce Deficit By $3 Trillion Over 10 Years – RedState

President Donald J. Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal calls for $1.7 trillion in cuts over a decade to entitlement programs, including Medicare, and a two percent yearly reduction in non-defense discretionary budget after 2019, according to a White House summary obtained by Bloomberg News.

According to Bloomberg, the summary states the budget will propose cutting spending on Medicare by $237 billion but doesn’t specify other mandatory programs that would face reductions. It also states the plan would cut the federal deficit by $3 trillion over 10 years and reduce debt as a percentage of gross domestic product.

According to the summary, Trump will urge an increase in defense spending to $716 billion and a 2.6 percent pay raise for troops. He will request $18 billion to build a wall on the Mexican border, the summary indicates.

The proposed budget also seeks $200 billion for Preident Trump’s infrastructure proposal as well as new regulatory cuts…

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‘Like A Sketch By A Sixth Grader’: Outcry Greets Newly Unveiled Michelle Obama Portrait That Looks Nothing Like Her, While Barack’s Is Likened To Beyonce’s Birth Announcement – Daily Mail
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Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle were in attendance on Monday as their portraits were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.

While President Obama’s striking portrait by Kehinde Wiley garnered audible gasps of awe from the audience, Michelle’s portrait was not as warmly welcomed. Many online said that Amy Sherald’s portrait didn’t even look like Michelle.

‘Amy Sherald should have met Michelle Obama before making that portrait,’ one user wrote. Others went so far as to criticize the artist’s skill, comparing the work to a kid’s art project.

‘Okay legit that Michelle Obama portrait looks like a sketch by a sixth grader,’ Twitter user Ashley Rae wrote…

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Ontario Sheds 59,300 Part-Time Jobs In January As New $14 Minimum Wage Begins – CBC

Ontario shed some 59,300 part-time jobs in January – the same month the province hiked minimum wage some 20 per cent to $14 an hour, but experts say it may be too soon to know how much the two are correlated.

The province shed 50,900 jobs total from December 2017, according to the Statistics Canada report. It gained approximately 8,500 full-time positions but lost roughly 59,300 part-time gigs, according to data provided by the agency, which noted the figures are rounded.

That means there was 3.4 per cent or 46,100 fewer part-time posts in January 2018 than the same time the previous year. Some economists said it’s possible Ontario’s minimum wage increase played a role in those declines, but noted it’s important not to read too much into one month of data.

Ontario Economic Development Minister Steven Del Duca dismissed the suggestion that the part-time job losses were a result of the provincial government’s minimum wage increase…

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America Still Has No Ambassador To Germany, And It’s The Senate’s Fault – Daily Caller
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It’s been five months since President Trump first nominated Richard Grenell to be the United States’ ambassador to Germany, and yet Grenell is still waiting for the Senate to confirm him so he can start his job.

Refusing to confirm Grenell not only impedes America’s foreign policy interests – Germany is one of America’s most important allies – but impedes historical progress as well: if confirmed, Grenell would be the highest-ranking openly gay diplomat in American history.

The absence of American diplomatic leadership in Berlin is painfully obvious in light of two recent developments, Grenell’s backers say. The New York Times reported earlier this week that American and Russian spies tried to negotiate a deal last year for damaging information on President Trump…

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Legendary Singer Vic Damone Dies At Age 89 – Fox News

Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away on Sunday at the age of 89, his family tells Fox News. Damone, whose smooth baritone led Frank Sinatra to famously declare he “had the best pipes in the business,” died at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., surrounded by several close relatives.

Damone also received a call from his friend, President Donald Trump, at the hospital in the days before he died, his family said.

Damone starred in several television series, including “The Vic Damone Show” on NBC, and hit movies including “Kismet” and “Rich, Young and Pretty,” but the singer did not consider himself a true crossover star.

“I never thought of myself that way,” Damone wrote in his memoir. “That wasn’t my particular gift. My gift was singing.”

Best known for hits “You’re Breaking My Heart” and “On the Street Where You Live,”…

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Tom Fitton: There Are At Least Four Anti-Trump Dossiers By Obama-Clinton Cabal – Gateway Pundit
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In a video posted to Twitter Sunday, Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said there are at least four different anti-Trump dossiers stemming from Obama-Clinton inc.

“@JudicialWatch lawsuit uncovered ANOTHER Russia Dossier used to undermine @RealDonaldTrump – this one created by Obama State Department. By my count, there are now at least 4 Obama/Clinton “get Trump” dossiers,” tweeted Judicial Watch.

FITTON: “There was no basis for a legitimate investigation into alleged collusion between Donald Trump and the Russians. The only basis was a smear job created by Hillary Clinton’s political operatives. In fact, there came out another Clinton dossier, this one created by Cody Shearer, who also got it to the FBI supposedly through Fusion GPS. Cody Shearer goes way back, he’s a longtime Clinton operative-henchman…

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Russian Passenger Plane Crashes Less Than 10 Minutes After Take-Off Killing All 71 People On Board – Daily Mail

All 71 people on board a passenger plane have died when it ‘broke up in the sky’ just minutes after taking off from Moscow Airport. The Antonov An-148, which was operated by Saratov Airlines, came down near the village of Argunovo, 50 miles south east of the capital on Sunday.

A source from Russia’s emergency services told Interfax that the passengers and crew ‘had no chance’ of survival. Shocked witnesses reportedly said they saw a burning plane falling from the sky and wreckage was spread over a large area.

A source told news agency TASS: ‘Debris has been found, there are no survivors.’ A video filmed by local boys showed wreckage in the snow and debris was found spread over a ‘large area’. One source added: ‘It appears the plane began to fall apart in the sky.’

The Antonov was operated by domestic Saratov Airlines and was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals. There were 65 passengers and six crew on the plane. An emergencies ministry source told Interfax: ‘The plane crashed near the village of Argunovo…

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Peeling Back The Layers Of Hillary Clinton’s Deceit – Michael Goodwin
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For law enforcement, Congress and even journalists, exposing misdeeds is like peeling an onion. Each layer you remove gets you closer to the truth.

So it is with the scandalous behavior of the FBI during its probe into whether President Trump’s campaign conspired with Russia in 2016. One layer at a time, we’re learning how flawed and dirty that probe was.

A top layer involves the texts between FBI lawyer Lisa Page and her married lover, Peter Strzok, the lead agent on the Hillary Clinton e-mail probe. They casually mention an “insurance policy” in the event Trump won the election and a plan for Strzok to go easy on Clinton because she probably would be their next boss…

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Trump Announces Brutal Changes To Government Worker Pay – Conservative Tribune

President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget aims to bring brutal changes to the federal civilian workforce, and it could spell trouble for some employees who do not measure up.

The budget, which is set to be released Monday, contains some of the biggest reforms to the workforce in decades. To put it simply, Trump’s plan seeks to “hire the best and fire the worst,” USA Today reported.

Senior officials with the Office of Management and Budget who spoke anonymously with The Washington Times said the plan aimed to put a stop to regular, tenure – and merit – based raises for more than 1.5 million federal workers and instead focus on performance-based raises.

In other words, federal employees will now have to work hard for their raises, and those who do not perform well could be fired.

The proposal would reportedly generate $10 billion over 10 years for performance-based payments…

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A Pentagon Budget Like None Before: $700 Billion – Circa
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It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can foot the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else.

And next year it would rise to $716 billion. Together, the two-year deal provides what Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says is needed to pull the military out of a slump in combat readiness at a time of renewed focus on the stalemated conflict in Afghanistan and the threat of war on the Korean peninsula.

The budget bill that President Donald Trump signed Friday includes huge spending increases for the military: The Pentagon will get $94 billion more this budget year than last – a 15.5 percent jump…

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7 Anti-Trump Politicians And Institutions Who Colluded With The Russians – John Nolte

For months and months, our fake news media have been freaking out over a meeting Donald Trump Jr. took with a Russian lawyer in the hopes of getting some dirt on Hillary Clinton. Again and again, we have been told that this is the smoking gun of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

Of course, that is nonsense. Moreover, Don Jr. and the others in attendance caught on to the scheme within a few minutes, and as far as we now know, that was the end of that. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of others, who actually have colluded with the Russians as a means to dig up dirt on Trump.

Here are seven American politicians and institutions who have or are at least suspected of colluding with the Russians as a means to destroy President Trump.

The CIA

Although the far-left New York Times is desperately hoping to control the explosion of this bombshell…

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Israel Launches ‘Large-Scale Attack’ On Iranian Targets In Syria After F-16 Shot Down – USA Today
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An Israeli fighter jet, under fire from Syrian anti-aircraft batteries, crashed Saturday as Israel mounted a heavy military response to what it said was the incursion of its airspace by an Iranian drone.

Two Israeli pilots were injured – one seriously – after abandoning their F-16 over northern Israel while taking part in what the Israeli military called a “large-scale attack” on at least a dozen Iranian targets in Syria.

The drone, which Israel said was launched from Syria, was shot down by an Israeli helicopter after what the military called a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty.”

Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus said Israeli forces were “fully prepared for further action.”…

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Trump Effect: Starbucks To Spend $250 Million On Worker Benefits – Zero Hedge
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Starbucks Corp. just joined the growing list of U.S. corporations that are boosting pay for workers thanks to the Trump tax cuts.

The company revealed Wednesday morning that it plans to spend $250 million on new employee benefits – including a pay boost for domestic workers, in the wake of the federal tax overhaul, Bloomberg reported.

The coffee chain will increase pay for its 150,000 US hourly workers and salaried employees in April, following its regular annual raise earlier this month. It’s the latest U.S. corporation to pledge to spend a portion of its federal tax-cut windfall this month. The company is also giving an extra 2018 stock grant to U.S. employees, and sick time will expand parental leave to include non-birth parents…

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Naked Michigan Man Dodges Taser Before Surrendering To Deputies – KRCR

Grand Traverse County, Mich. deputies arrested a man who was reportedly naked in the lobby of an area hotel. Around 1:50 a.m. Monday Grand Traverse 911 got a hang-up call from the Grand Traverse Resort and a deputy was sent out to investigate.

The Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office said a 20-year-old Grawn man walked into the lobby of the resort naked and when deputies arrived he was lying on the ground in “altered consciousness.”

While deputies called EMS, the man tried to leave saying he needed to go upstairs to “get my thoughts, they’re in my jacket pocket.” When EMS checked the man, he started yelling and ran toward the door to the parking lot.

After telling the man to stop, a deputy fired his taser at the man but the probes missed him and he ran into the parking lot. Eventually, the man laid down in the parking lot and deputies took him into custody…

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VA Islamic Convert Plots Jihad Attack, Amasses Child Porn, Seeks Polygamous Marriage – Washington Standard
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Sean Andrew Duncan is a 21-year-old convert to Islam living in Virginia, and is under investigation for ties to the Islamic State (ISIS).

In the course of the investigation, agents found that Duncan was in possession of child pornography, and was seeking a second wife while still being married to his first – a 36-year-old physician named Zakiya Sadeq whom he had met at Islamic gatherings.

Duncan embodies a phenomenon that authorities so far have determinedly ignored: the lethal convert to Islam.

After all, where did Sean Andrew Duncan get the idea to do all these things? Could these ideas have had anything to do with his new, peaceful religion?…

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No ‘There There’: In ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Text, Peter Strzok Expressed ‘Concern’ About Joining Mueller Team – Daily Caller

The FBI’s top agent on the Trump-Russia investigation sent a text message last year that one top Republican senator says suggests he saw no evidence of Trump campaign collusion.

The text message, which was sent by Peter Strzok, is “jaw-dropping,” Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said in a radio interview on Tuesday.

In an interview with WISN-Milwaukee radio host Jay Weber, Johnson read aloud a May 19, 2017 text that Strzok sent to Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer and his mistress. Strzok wrote: “You and I both know the odds are nothing. If I thought it was likely, I’d be there no question. I hesitate in part because of my gut sense and concern that there’s no big there there.”

Johnson said that the text referred to the Mueller investigation, which had kicked off two days earlier. Strzok joined that team, but was removed in July after the Justice Department’s inspector general discovered his anti-Trump text exchanges with Page…

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Vice President Pence’s Eloquent Speech To Israel’s Parliament – Frontpage
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Vice President Mike Pence told the Israeli parliament on Monday that the United States will open its embassy in Jerusalem “before the end of next year,” while also reiterating President Trump’s declaration that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as “the capital of the state of Israel.”

The vice president was on the final leg of a 3-country visit in the Middle East, during which he had frank but cordial discussions with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan before arriving in Israel. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, continuing his temper tantrum, has refused to meet with the vice president.

Despite Abbas’s snub and forceful rejection of any U.S. role in future peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis, Vice President Pence urged the Palestinians to resume negotiations…

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This Is Not Hyperbole: Democrats Now Refuse To Oppose Infanticide – Timothy M. Jackson

Democrats are not willing to protect some babies born alive. A bill put to a vote on Friday, named the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, proposes exactly what the name suggests. And nearly all Democrats in the House voted against it.

To quote the bill, it requires “any health care practitioner who is present when a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion to: (1) exercise the same degree of care as reasonably provided to any other child born alive at the same gestational age, and (2) ensure that such child is immediately admitted to a hospital.”

Hadley Arkes, the engineer of a lighter version of this bill signed into law by George W. Bush in 2002, set forth to introduce a “modest first step.” He reasoned, “Even if Roe v. Wade articulated an unqualified right on the part of a woman to end her pregnancy, the pregnancy would now be over. No right to end the pregnancy would require at this moment the death of the child.” Yet 183 of the 189 Democrats who voted in the House just declined to support this measure…

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German Nurse Charged With 97 More Murders At Hospitals – Boston Herald
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A German nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders has been charged with killing 97 more patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern Germany, prosecutors said Monday.

The new indictment against Niels Hoegel was expected after officials said in November that he may have killed more than 100 patients in total. He worked at a clinic in Oldenburg from 1999 to 2002 and in nearby Delmenhorst from 2003 to 2005.

Hoegel was convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders in Delmenhorst and was given a life sentence. During his trial, Hoegel had said he intentionally brought about cardiac crises in about 90 patients…

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‘Escobar Drug Submarine’ Is Found Off The Coast Of Colombia As Divers Hunt For Cocaine Kingpin’s Rumored Missing £50B – Daily Mail

Former CIA agents have reportedly found one of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s cocaine smuggling submarines.

Escobar used submarines to transport cocaine from Colombia to Puerto Rico, after which it would be transported to the U.S. mainland. If the submarine is found, it could contain clues which may finally reveal the location of Escobar’s rumoured £50bn hidden fortune.

Divers who used to work for the U.S. agency are exploring an unknown location off the coast of Colombia, the Sun reports. A Discovery channel program has been following two former CIA agents on their hunt for Escobar’s unconfirmed fortune.

In a clip from the show uploaded to Discovery UK’s channel on YouTube, ex-CIA agents Doug Laux and Ben Smith are seen diving off the coast, but not digging up anything of value. Underwater cameras show them scouring the seabed and finding metal and a box, but no further clues to the cash…

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Winning: JP Morgan Chase To Build 400 New Branches, Raise Wages Due To Trump Tax Cuts – CNBC
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J.P. Morgan Chase announced plans to spend $20 billion over five years to raise hourly pay for a portion of its workforce, add jobs and open 400 branches in new U.S. locations.

The bank says tax breaks, reduced regulation and an improved business climate have made it possible to make these changes, which also include adding 4,000 jobs and increasing its charitable giving.

Earlier this month, the bank reported fourth-quarter profit that beat expectations despite a $2.4 billion charge related to the tax cuts and a difficult trading environment for its investment bank.

“Having a healthy, strong company allows us to make these long-term, sustainable investments,” said J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon in a statement Tuesday…

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New York To Guarantee Medicaid For ‘Dreamers’ At The Expense Of American Citizens – Washington Times

New York will continue to provide some illegal immigrant “Dreamers” with access to government-run Medicaid insurance no matter what happens in Washington, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

There are 42,000 people living in New York who are currently protected by the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty, which makes them eligible for Medicaid in the state. Mr. Cuomo said given the uncertainty over the program in Washington, he wanted to guarantee the migrants health coverage.

“The federal government’s failure to take action to protect DACA recipients is appalling, un-American, unjust and puts hundreds of thousands of children at risk. Here in New York we will do everything in our power to protect DACA recipients and ensure they receive health care,” Mr. Cuomo said.

State taxpayers bear all costs for the coverage because federal law prohibits federal taxpayers from paying for illegal immigrants…

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#BoycottTheSuperBowl: NFL Rejects Veterans Group’s Super Bowl Ad Urging People To Stand For National Anthem – Fox News
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The National Football League has rejected a Super Bowl advertisement from American Veterans urging people to stand for the national anthem.

The nation’s largest veterans service organization had been invited by the NFL to place an ad in the Super Bowl LII program. AMVET’s advertisement included a two-word message – “#PleaseStand.” Click here to see the ad.

“It’s a simple, polite request that represents the sentiment of our membership, particularly those whose missing or paralyzed limbs preclude standing,” wrote National Commander Marion Polk in a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

American Veterans accused the NFL of outright censorship by rejecting the advertisement…

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Bill To Eliminate Marriage Licenses Moving Quickly Through Alabama Legislature – AL

A bill to eliminate marriage licenses and end the requirement for a marriage ceremony in Alabama is on the move in the state Legislature.

Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Range, has introduced the legislation several times since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in 2015 in the case Obergefell v. Hodges.

Albritton’s bill, which has changed some from the initial version, has passed the Senate previously. Last week, senators made it one of the first bills they passed this session when they approved it on a 19-1 vote.

The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider it on Wednesday, which could set it up for a final vote in the House next week.

Instead of applying for a marriage license, a couple would submit a form to the probate judge swearing that they are of legal age, are entering the marriage willingly, are not already married and are not related by blood or adoption…

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FBI Agents Discussed “Secret Society” Within DOJ And FBI Working To Undermine Trump – Zero Hedge
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Congressional investigators learned from a new batch of text messages between anti-Trump FBI investigators that a “secret society of folks” within the Department of Justice and the FBI may have come together in the “immediate aftermath” of the 2016 election to undermine President Trump, according to Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) who has reviewed the texts.

The new texts were included in a 384-page DOJ document release to Congressional investigators last Friday – during which Congress was notified in the cover letter that that five months of text messages from December 14, 2016 to May 17, 2017 have gone missing (If only the NSA had copies).

Ratcliffe was joined by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) to discuss the latest developments with Fox News host Martha McCallum…

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Mexican Uber Driver In U.S. Illegally Charged With Raping And Robbing At Least Four Female Passengers – Gateway Pundit

A California Uber driver who happens to be an illegal alien from Mexico, has been charged with raping, robbing an assaulting at least four women.

Three out of the four women were on their way home from parties and were intoxicated, making it easier for the illegal alien to rape them.

Fox News reported:

Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez, 39, faces 10 criminal charges, including forcible rape, rape of an intoxicated victim, oral copulation of an intoxicated victim and first degree burglary. He was arrested at his home in Santa Maria on Wednesday.

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow said Alarcon-Nunez was not always driving for Uber when he picked up those women but added that the alleged crimes show that the company should improve its driver screening process.

Prosecutors say Alarcon-Nunez targeted women who were on their way home from parties…

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California Democrats Demand Businesses Give State Half Of Their Trump Tax Cut Savings – Truthfeed
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Since his election in 2016, President Trump has triggered liberals all across America, and perhaps nowhere more than in the state of California. Now, two California Democrats, Kevin McCarty and Phil Ting, have taken it upon themselves to introduce a bill which would force big businesses to give up half of their massive savings (due to President Trump’s tax cuts) directly to the state.

This is one of the worst cases of “Trump Derangement Syndrome” we’ve seen yet, and is a clear example of why California’s economy is going down the drain. Sadly, Democrats continue to ruin the beautiful state of California with their radical left-wing behavior, and as usual, at the root of their bizarre and outlandish scheme lies their burning hatred for our “America First” president…

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America Wins, Democrats Lose As #SchumerShutdown Ends – Daily Wire

Democrats caved to pressure to end the shutdown Monday, and voted to reopen the Federal government having gained nothing from three days of hostage-holding over immigration reform.

Sen. Chuck Schumer confirmed the fold in a sad press conference held just following the vote.

According to The Hill, Democrats agreed to vote for Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s continuing resolution, funding the government through early February, on the promise that Senate Republicans will take up an extension to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) act sometime between now and February 8th.

This means, of course, that Democrats, who held funding the Federal government hostage by refusing to end a filibuster Friday night, thus causing the shutdown, gained absolutely nothing in two days of negotiations, except a general promise on the part of the GOP to address border issues in the near future…

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Mike Pence: The Iran Nuclear Deal Is A Disaster, And The U.S. Will Withdraw Unless It’s Fixed – RT
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has warned that Washington will not certify the “ill-conceived” Iran nuclear deal. He reiterated a previous threat from U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw from the accord unless it is fixed.

“The Iran nuclear deal is a disaster and the United states of America will no longer certify this ill-conceived agreement,” U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Monday addressing the Israeli parliament, the Knesset.

“Unless the Iran nuclear deal is fixed, President Trump has said the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal immediately,” Pence said, adding that Washington is working to effectively curb Iran’s alleged nuclear and ballistic programs…

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Former Military Lawyers: Manning Subject To Prosecution For Senate Run – Daily Caller

Chelsea Manning has filed to run for Senate as a Democratic candidate in Maryland, but such a run subjects Manning to prosecution for violating Pentagon regulations on political activities, according to former military lawyers.

Manning, the transgender soldier who spent seven years in prison for leaking more than 700,000 sensitive documents to WikiLeaks, recently filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission and is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for the Senate seat in Maryland currently occupied by Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, a two-term senator.

In a Thursday tweet, Manning posted a certificate of candidacy obtained from the Maryland State Board of Elections, an important and required step in the process of running for Senate. One of the lines of the certificate states: “I am a registered voter and a citizen of Maryland and meet all other requirements for the above listed office.”

The website of the state board shows that Manning filed in Annapolis on Thursday…

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Refugee Admissions Down 70 Percent In First Full Year Of Trump Administration – Breitbart
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During his first full year in office, President Trump delivered on his campaign promise to limit refugee admissions to the United States from countries that are known hotbeds of terrorism.

Overall, refugee admissions during the 365 full days since his inauguration at noon on January 20, 2017 have declined by 70 percent from the previous complete calendar year under the Obama administration.

From January 21, 2017 to January 20, 2018 (Trump Calendar Year 2017), a total of 29,620 refugees have been admitted to the United States, according to the State Department’s wrapsnet.org website, the source of the refugee admissions data used in this story…

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200 Million Investors May Have Lost Everything In China’s Largest Ponzi Scheme Ever – Zero Hedge

China has had its share of ponzi-like investment scheme blow ups in the past, most recently last April as we described in “Investors Rage After 3 Billion Yuan Vanish From China’s Largest Private Bank” and previously in “Chinese Investors Find Out They Got Fleeced By A $7 Billion Ponzi Scheme.” But nothing quite like this, and no, it does not involve cryptocurrencies.

According to the Asia Times, at the height of its business operations, online investment company, Qbao.com, had around 200 million registered users. With its “get rich quick” promises and tantalizing tales of up 80% returns, the company had a cult-like following with investors known as Baofen or fans of Qbao, not to mention potential clients clamoring to sign up for the financial firm’s products, leading to as many as 2 million new users every day in late 2017.

Even the full name of the company, Qianbao, had the veneer of success, as it translates into “money treasure.”

Unfortunately for up to 200 millions ordinary Chinese, dreams of overnight riches became a nightmare…

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FBI ‘Failed To Preserve’ Five Months Of Text Messages Between Anti-Trump Agents – Daily Caller
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The FBI “failed to preserve” five months worth of text messages exchanged between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, the two FBI employees who made pro-Clinton and anti-Trump comments while working on the Clinton email and the Russia collusion investigations.

The disclosure was made Friday in a letter sent by the Justice Department to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC).

“The Department wants to bring to your attention that the FBI’s technical system for retaining text messages sent and received on FBI mobile devices failed to preserve text messages for Mr. Strzok and Ms. Page,” Stephen Boyd, the assistant attorney general for legislative affairs at the Justice Department, wrote to Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of HSGAC…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday (12/13/17)


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Alabama Voters Duped Into Handing Crucial Senate Seat To Parasitic Leftist – WorldNetDaily
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The Republican Party lost a critical seat in the U.S. Senate Tuesday as voters in the deeply conservative state of Alabama elected Democrat Doug Jones in an upset race that could jeopardize President Trump’s legislative agenda.

With 99 percent reporting, Jones had received 49.7 percent of the vote to Roy Moore’s 48.6 percent. Write-in votes accounted for 1.7 percent.

A Democrat hasn’t won a major statewide election in Alabama in more than a decade, since 2006, when Jim Folsom Jr. won the lieutenant governorship. And no Democrat in Alabama has won election to the Senate in 25 years.

“I think I have been waiting, and now I just don’t know what the hell to say,” said a stunned Jones after his victory…

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12-Year-Old Raped At Gunpoint By Repeat Offender On GPS-Monitoring – Blue Lives Matter

A registered sex offender on GPS monitoring has been accused of raping a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint.

Collins Jacobs, 38, of Milwaukee is facing charges of one count of first degree sexual assault of a child, one count of kidnapping, and one count of child enticement, according to WITI.

Police said that the victim’s mother told them that her daughter had ran away from home sometime on Nov. 30, or early on Dec. 1. The mother’s sister later told her that the victim had been found outside outside the home of an unknown man.

The victim’s aunt was interviewed by police, who told them she was taking her children to school on the morning of Dec. 1 when she saw her niece, who she knew had ran away, in front of the home of an unknown man, later identified as Jacobs.

The aunt said she parked her car, approached her niece, and saw Jacobs “dragging her by the hood of her jacket toward a gas station near 27th and Burleigh.” She said she yelled at her niece, who ran up to her and told her she had been raped…

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Democrats’ IT Man Imran Awan Abuses Women – Lloyd Billingsley
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In Congress (Al Franken, John Conyers), entertainment (Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck) and the establishment media (Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose), women are stepping up with charges of sexual harassment, and in some cases powerful men are stepping down. As this unfolds, one key abuser has managed to avoid both the outcry and the scrutiny he deserves.

Imran Awan, the IT man employed by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and other prominent Democrats, remains at the center of financial and security scandals. As Luke Rosiak of the Daily Caller reported, “multiple women” in relationships with Imran have “called Virginia law enforcement and alleged being abused by him.”

Police found one of the women “bloodied” and another said she felt like a “slave.”…

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ICE Arrests 101 Illegals In New Jersey Operation Targeting Criminal Aliens – ICE

A Mexican national in the country illegally, who has a prior conviction for sexual assault on a minor, is among 101 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week in New Jersey, targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators.

The operation was supported by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) New Jersey Field Office.

Of those arrested during the operation, which was spearheaded by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), 88 percent were convicted criminals and 80 percent of them had prior felony convictions.

The New Jersey enforcement effort comes days after the agency announced a 40 percent spike in administrative arrests nationwide over last year, 92 percent of which had a criminal conviction or a pending criminal charge, were an ICE fugitive, or were an illegal re-entrant…

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Trump Calls For End To Immigration Lottery And Chain Migration In Wake Of Subway Bombing – Washington Times
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President Trump said Tuesday the terrorist who detonated a pipe bomb on a New York City subway platform shows the need to crack down on lax immigration programs.

Speaking at the signing of the $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act at the White House, Mr. Trump said the attack on Monday that injured the bombing suspect was the second attack in Manhattan in recent weeks “carried out by foreign nationals here on green cards.”

“The first attacker came through the visa lottery and the second through chain migration. We’re going to end both of them,” the president said. “Congress must get involved immediately, and they are involved immediately. We’re going to end them fast.”

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Ohio School Board Says No To “Transgenders” Using Whatever Bathroom They Want – Daily Caller

An Ohio school board voted to reject a policy that would allow transgender students to use whatever bathroom or changing room facility they want rather than the room that agrees with a student’s biological sex.

The Lakota Local School Board shot down the proposed policy in a 3-2 vote late Monday night, according to Cincinnati.com.

“It’s poorly written policy, and it does not have legal support,” Board Member Todd Parnell said. “It’s a completely rushed and haphazard process coming up with this thing. We need to rewrite the thing and do it right.”

Some parents wanted the policy to pass, Cincinnati.com reported. “This is not going to go away,” said Linda Nix, the mother of a transgender student who graduated from the school. “It’s only going to compound. This should not be about politics, or about personal or religious beliefs. It’s about what is best for our district and for our students.”…

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Massachusetts Democrat Charged With Racketeering, Extortion, Money Laundering And Conspiracy To Defraud The IRS – Daily Caller
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Former Massachusetts state Sen. Brian Joyce was arrested and charged with running his office as a “criminal enterprise” Friday, and is now facing a 113 count indictment from the federal government.

Joyce is reported to have gained $1 million through bribes and kickbacks and has also been charged with racketeering, extortion, honest services fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to defraud the IRS, according to Newsweek.

The 55-year-old Democrat was taken into custody by the FBI after a two-year investigation and was found to have accepted “hundreds of pounds” of Dunkin Doughnuts coffee, after he pulled strings for a local franchise owner, Newsweek reports…

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Federal Judge Deals Blow To Prosecution In Bundy Standoff Case By Warning Of Mistrial – Washington Times

A Nevada federal judge raised the possibility of a mistrial Monday in the 2014 standoff at the Bundy ranch, citing the failure of prosecutors to provide the defense in a timely fashion with a slew of documents.

U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro also dismissed the jurors, who had returned Monday to the Las Vegas courthouse for the first time since Nov. 29, and told them to return Dec. 20. She said the government’s failure to share documents, information and witness names with defense attorneys in a timely fashion was “sufficient to undermine the confidence in the outcome of the trial,” according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Her statements came as an encouraging sign for the four defendants – rancher Cliven Bundy, his sons Ammon and Ryan Bundy, and their colleague Ryan Payne – all of whom are considered key figures in the showdown with the Bureau of Land Management.

“I hope to get the case dismissed before the jurors come back,” Bret Whipple, an attorney representing Cliven Bundy, told the Review-Journal…

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McCabe Cancels Testimony, Something “Far More Sinister” With Fusion GPS – Zero Hedge
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FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe abruptly cancelled his closed door testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee as news emerged that the wife of Senior DOJ official Bruce Ohr worked for Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm which assembled the infamous “Trump dossier.” Ohr was demoted last week after allegedly trying to conceal his contacts with Fusion.

Fox News reporter Chad Pergram’s sources tell him “McCabe has an Ohr problem,” and they believe “FBI DepDir McCabe not coming to Hse Intel Cmte tomorrow because he’d be asked about Bruce Ohr & Ohr’s wife Nellie who worked for Fusion GPS,” adding “something far more sinister.”

Pergram also tweeted “Expect subpoenas to compel McCabe to appear this wk.”…

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Bitcoin Futures Soar 16% Amid Enthusiasm For Virtual Currency – News Max

Bitcoin’s debut on a major U.S. exchange is a hit so far, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 16 percent.

The futures contract that expires in January was up $2,440 to $17,900 Monday afternoon on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Trading began Sunday, and the price rose as high as $18,850, according to data from the CBOE.

The CBOE futures don’t involve actual bitcoin. They allow investors to make bets on the future direction of bitcoin.

The first session of futures trading fit right in with the frenzy surrounding bitcoin. Traffic to the CBOE website was so heavy right after the start of trading that the site experienced outages. The exchange also halted trading twice Sunday to stem volatility. The exchange operator has rules in place to stop trading after price swings of 10 percent.

Another large futures exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, will start trading its own futures on Dec. 18…

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Make NASA Great Again: Trump’s New Space Policy Directive Calls For Human Expansion Across Solar System – NASA
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President Donald Trump is sending astronauts back to the Moon. The president Monday signed at the White House Space Policy Directive 1, a change in national space policy that provides for a U.S.-led, integrated program with private sector partners for a human return to the Moon, followed by missions to Mars and beyond.

The policy calls for the NASA administrator to “lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and international partners to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities.”

The effort will more effectively organize government, private industry, and international efforts toward returning humans on the Moon, and will lay the foundation that will eventually enable human exploration of Mars…

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Trump Slams ‘Dumbest Man On Television’ Don Lemon – InfoWars

President Trump on Monday addressed an erroneous report with a Twitter attack on the “Failing” New York Times, as well as CNN host Don Lemon, who he proceeded to call the “dumbest man on television.”

“Another false story, this time in the Failing @nytimes, that I watch 4-8 hours of television a day – Wrong! Also, I seldom, if ever, watch CNN or MSNBC, both of which I consider Fake News. I never watch Don Lemon, who I once called the ‘dumbest man on television!’ Bad Reporting,” Trump wrote in an early morning tweet.

Over the weekened, a Times report claimed the president maintains an obsessive hardcore diet of television media, as well as chugs a whole 12-pack of Diet Coke – everyday.

Another claim alleged is that the president “sometimes ‘hate-watches’ CNN to get worked up, especially Don Lemon,” despite consistently labeling the network “fake news,” and at one time dubbing it “very fake news.”…

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Ex-Spy Chief Admits Role In ‘Deep State’ Intelligence War On Trump – Zero Hedge
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An ex-spy chief who spoke out publicly against Trump while inspiring other career intelligence figures to follow suit has admitted his leading role in the intelligence community waging political war against the president, describing his actions as something he didn’t “fully think through”.

In a surprisingly frank interview, the CIA’s Michael Morell – who was longtime Deputy Director and former Acting Director of the nation’s most powerful intelligence agency – said that it wasn’t a great idea to leak against and bash a new president.

Morell had the dubious distinction of being George W. Bush’s personal daily briefer for the agency before and after 9/11, and also served under Obama until his retirement. In the summer of 2016 he took the unusual step of openly endorsing Hillary Clinton in a New York Times op-ed entitled, I Ran the C.I.A…

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Dem Rep. Bobby Rush Sued For $1 Million To Collect Unpaid Loan For Church He Founded – Washington Free Beacon

Democratic representative Bobby Rush is being sued for $1 million after failing to make payments on a loan he received for a church he founded in his home district in Illinois.

A wellness center linked to the church has also collected more than $2.6 million in taxpayer-funded government grants in 2017 and more than $17 million in grants since 2008, according to records.

Rush founded the Beloved Community Christian Church, a nondenominational Christian church, in Chicago in 2002 with the intent of helping disadvantaged people in his community.

“I founded a church in Englewood, one of Chicago’s poorest and most fragile neighborhoods, and named it Beloved Community Christian Church,” Rush wrote in a 2011 op-ed. “The church, once the site of a Black Panther breakfast program for children, now stands in tribute to Dr. King’s vision of the power of community. A social service center, a health center and an after school robotics program are also part of the church’s mission to care for people.”

Rush initially paid $800,000 for the site of his church with the help of a $550,000 loan from New City Bank…

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Wife Of Demoted DOJ Official Worked For Firm Behind Anti-Trump Dossier – Fox News
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A senior Justice Department official demoted last week for concealing his meetings with the men behind the anti-Trump “dossier” had even closer ties to Fusion GPS, the firm responsible for the incendiary document, than have been disclosed, Fox News has confirmed: The official’s wife worked for Fusion GPS during the 2016 election.

Contacted by Fox News, investigators for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) confirmed that Nellie H. Ohr, wife of the demoted official, Bruce G. Ohr, worked for the opposition research firm last year.

The precise nature of Mrs. Ohr’s duties – including whether she worked on the dossier – remains unclear but a review of her published works available online reveals Mrs. Ohr has written extensively on Russia-related subjects…

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Military Wives Furious Over Captain’s Proposal To Send Sex Workers To Front Lines For Stress Relief – BizPac Review

Hell hath no fury like… an upset military wife.

Australian Army Capt. Sally Williamson clearly didn’t think things through when she recommended that prostitutes be sent to the front line to help troops “relieve stress.”

It’s also safe to say that Williamson is likely single.

The captain wrote an essay, titled “Sex and War – A Conversation Army Has To Have,” suggesting that the army “contract Australian male and female sex workers to service troops in forward operating bases and air bases,” The New York Post reported.

Sex work is legal in Australia, though regulated differently throughout the country, according to The Post.

Williamson, who is currently serving in the Middle East, said sex not only could help with “loneliness or prolonged absence from family, friends, partners and spouses,” it may also make it easier for soldiers to adapt to a war zone…

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CIA Veterans: Spooks Know Names Of DNC Leakers – WorldNetDaily
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The Central Intelligence Agency knows the identities of the people who leaked DNC emails to the whistleblower organization WikiLeaks during the heat of the 2016 presidential campaign, a former CIA officer contends.

Fred Rustmann, who served as an operations officer in the CIA’s National Clandestine Service for 24 years and was a member of the agency’s elite Senior Intelligence Service, said in an interview with WND that WikiLeaks’ ongoing release of classified information is “disgusting.”

But he said it’s likely the CIA knows who the leakers are.

“WikiLeaks says they want to protect their sources – Julian Assange said that he wouldn’t reveal his sources, but he would say that it wasn’t the Russians,” Rustmann said…

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Fake News Update: CNN Walks Back Jeff Sessions-Russia “Bombshell” – Daily Caller

CNN has quietly walked back more of their “bombshell” reporting on the Trump-Russia collusion narrative, and this time it’s a story relating to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ security clearance forms.

In May, CNN reported that Sessions had failed to disclose meetings he had with the Russian ambassador when he was a senator. Justice Department officials told CNN that Sessions had not listed those meetings on a security clearance form, even though the form says to list “any contact” with the “foreign government” or its “representatives” in the past seven years.

CNN framed the non-disclosures as more evidence of collusion between Russia and the Trump team, writing, “He has come under withering criticism from Democrats following revelations that he did not disclose the same contacts with Kislyak during his Senate confirmation hearings earlier this year.”

At the time, Sessions said he was told by the FBI not to list meetings “connected with his Senate activities,” but CNN’s legal expert denied those claims…

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Terrorist Attack In New York City Leaves 4 Injured, Muslim Man In Custody – Washington Times
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The New York City police took a suspected pipe bomber into custody Monday after an explosion hit midtown Manhattan in what the mayor described as “an attempted terrorist attack.”

Initial reports claimed the explosion was a possible pipe bomb that was detonated underneath the Port Authority. The Associated Press reported that a man had the device strapped to his body when he activated it on the subway.

The explosion was reported in the Port Authority Bus Terminal and left four people with non-life-threatening injuries, including the man who detonated the device, according to NBC News. He is in custody.

Police identified the suspect as Akayed Ullah…

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Self-Propelled Vessel Intercepted Smuggling More Than 3,800 Pounds Of Cocaine Near Texas – Fox News

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter intercepted a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel engaged in smuggling more than 3,800 pounds of cocaine, federal officials said Sunday.

According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), on November 13, CBP and Marine Operations (AMO) arrested the crew during operations in international waters, and all three suspects will face charges in the U.S.

“The drug cartels are relentless and extremely innovative,” National Air Security Operations Center – Corpus Christi Director Allen Durham said.

“Interdicting self-propelled semi-submersible vessels requires expertise and the right aircraft. Air and Marine Operations will continue to beat the cartels at their own game to protect our borders.”

The multi-day operation from surveillance to interception, according to CBP, involved several interagency partners including the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy…

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Top Dem In Tennessee Senate Race Has Record Of Covering Up Sexual Assault Allegations – Washington Free Beacon
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Tennessee Democrat Phil Bredesen, a top party recruit who announced his Senate campaign on Thursday morning, was criticized for hiding details of sexual assault investigations into his top officials during his tenure as the state’s governor.

The campaign announcement by Bredesen, who was Tennessee’s governor from 2003 through 2011, came just hours before Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) announced he would be resigning due to allegations of sexual misconduct and amid the ongoing examination of the way workplace harassment claims are handled in Congress.

That sort of examination already took place in Tennessee while Bredesen was governor. It found that Bredesen’s administration treated harassment allegations differently when they were directed at top political appointees…

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