Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday (10/18/17)


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Stocks Hit Records, Dow Returns Above 23,000 As IBM Powers Rally – MarketWatch
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U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with major indexes hitting intraday records and the Dow industrials returning above 23,000 as the latest round of corporate earnings continued to support the market.

What are the main benchmarks doing? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.54% rose 116 points, or 0.5%, to 23,112. The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.02% was up 2 points, or 0.1%, to 2,562. The Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.05% gained 1 point to 6,625.

Recent trading has had a pronounced upside bias. The Dow is on track for its fourth straight daily rise, as well as its 13th gain of the past 16 trading days. The S&P is set for its fourth straight daily gain, as well as its 14th positive session of the past 17…

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‘You Owe Me For Making My Grandmother A Slave’: Disabled Man Attacked On Bus Because He’s Old And White – Law Newz

A disabled, homeless man was attacked on a public bus in Maryland – apparently because of his age and race.

The 52-year-old passenger, who is white and not being named in press reports, was riding the Q1 bus on Sunday, September 24 when 27-year-old Marquis Evans-Royster, who is black, allegedly approached him and said: “You owe me for making my grandmother a slave.”

The homeless and disabled man reportedly remained calm after being accused of the impossible crime according to the local ABC affiliate.

After his target ignored the charge, Evans-Royster is said to have begun rifling through the 52-year-old’s pockets. Eventually, bystanders felt compelled to intervene. This upset the alleged attacker even more.

As fellow passengers cast their lot with the man being assaulted, Evans-Royster apparently charged at them in retaliation. Then he allegedly spit in the homeless man’s face and threatened to throw a container full of urine on him…

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More Cases Of Voter Fraud Pile Up As Liberals Look The Other Way – Daily Signal
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The Heritage Foundation added another round of cases this week to its ever-growing Voter Fraud Database.

Accounting for these new additions, the database now documents 1,088 proven instances of election fraud, including 949 cases that have resulted in criminal convictions, 48 that have ended in civil penalties, and 75 that have seen defendants enter diversion programs.

Americans should be alarmed, not only because Heritage has compiled so many examples of fraud – impacting nearly every state and elections for all levels of government – but because this figure is likely just the tip of the iceberg.

The Heritage database is not a comprehensive tally of election fraud. That figure would almost certainly be substantially larger…

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ACLU Sues To Block Ballot Initiative On Transgender Bathroom, Locker Room Use – Helena Independent Record

The ACLU of Montana filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the constitutionality of a proposed ballot initiative that would require transgender residents to use public bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sex at birth.

The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in District Court in Cascade County on behalf of seven transgender Montanans, the parents of a transgender 9-year-old and the city of Missoula. The Bozeman City Commission voted Monday to join the effort.

“This proposed measure legalizes discrimination,” said Alex Rate, legal director for the ACLU of Montana.

The ACLU and the plaintiffs argue the Locker Room Privacy Act would deprive transgender Montanans of equal protection under the law and violate their rights to privacy, dignity and due process.

The lawsuit asks the court to declare the initiative unconstitutional and to prevent Secretary of State Corey Stapleton from placing it on the November 2018 ballot…

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U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Liberate ISIS Stronghold Of Raqqa – Fox News
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The Syrian city of Raqqa was liberated from ISIS fighters Tuesday, a commander with U.S.-backed Syrian forces said, announcing the “fall of the capital of terrorism.” Brig. Gen. Talal Sillo told The Associated Press on Tuesday there were no longer clashes going on in the city, and that a formal declaration would follow.

Despite Sillo’s announcement, a U.S. military spokesperson told Fox News the ISIS stronghold has been 90 percent recaptured and some fighting remains. “There are still areas that have not been cleared,” Army Col. Ryan Dillon told Fox News in an interviewfrom Baghdad.

The loss deprived the terror group of the capital of its so-called caliphate, which has dwindled from a land mass spanning two countries to a sliver of space in Syria…

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It Figures… DACA Illegal Aliens Working In California Government On Immigration Issues – Breitbart

Illegal aliens who have received temporary amnesty from the Obama administration are reportedly working as interns and aides in local California government on immigration issues.

Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, nearly 800,000 illegal aliens have been allowed to remain in the U.S. and work legally. Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on behalf of President Donald Trump that DACA would officially be ended in March 2018.

A new report by the San Jose Mercury News reveals the extent to which DACA beneficiaries have been given opportunities ahead of Americans, with many working as aides and interns on immigration-related issues in San Jose, California.

For instance, Mario Lopez, an illegal alien in the DACA program, works as an aide and adviser to Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Dave Cortese. Lopez advises Cortese on immigration issues, despite technically being in the U.S. illegally…

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Senate Judiciary Opens Probe Into Obama-Era Russian Nuclear Bribery Case – The Hill
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The Senate Judiciary Committee has launched a probe into a Russian nuclear bribery case, demanding several federal agencies disclose whether they knew the FBI had uncovered the corruption before the Obama administration in 2010 approved a controversial uranium deal with Moscow.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the committee chairman, gets his first chance to raise the issue in public on Wednesday when he questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an oversight hearing.

Aides said the committee had sent requests for information to 10 federal agencies involved in the Russian uranium approvals. The committee is discussing other bipartisan requests to make in the coming days…

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If You Live In One Of These Nine States, You’ll Soon Need A Passport To Fly Domestically – Circa

In just over three months, residents from nine states will be required to show a U.S. passport to board any flight, including domestic travel, according to new TSA guidelines.

“Starting January 22, 2018, you will need a driver’s license or ID from a state compliant with the REAL ID Act, a state that has an extension for compliance, or an alternate ID to fly,” the Department of Homeland Security wrote in a public flier.

People who possess an ID from Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Washington will need to use a passport to travel domestically if the states do not upgrade their security standards.

Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act establishes the minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards. It prohibits federal agencies, like the TSA, from accepting such cards for certain official purposes, including boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft…

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Trey Gowdy: Samantha Power Testified That Intel Officials Made ‘Unmasking’ Requests In Her Name – Washington Examiner
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House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy said Tuesday that President Obama’s former United Nations ambassador has testified that not all of the “unmasking” requests made in her name were directed by her.

Samantha Power testified in Gowdy’s committee last week, and Fox News reported weeks before her appearance that she was thought to have made as many as 260 requests to “unmask” Americans caught up in the surveillance of non-U.S. citizens.

But Tuesday evening, Gowdy told Fox News that Power told his committee that she was not the official requesting that unmasking in every case. “I think if she were on your show, she would say those requests to unmask may have been attributed to her, but they greatly exceed by an exponential factor the requests she actually made,” Gowdy said…

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Networks Blast Trump Over End Of Obamacare Subsidies, Hide Their Illegality – NewsBusters

On Friday and over the weekend, ABC, CBS and NBC reacted with their typical anti-Trump fervor to the President’s decision to end federal subsidies of insurance companies through ObamaCare, but only a meager portion of broadcast news coverage – barely three percent – tipped viewers off to the fact those payments were unconstitutional in the first place.

Instead, news coverage touted the anecdotal stories of those benefiting from the payments, and the “fear” they faced with the prospect of those subsidies ending, without seeming to care very much that no proper authorization for the government spending ever existed.

From Friday morning, October 13, through Sunday evening, October 15, the ABC, CBS, and NBC morning and evening news shows aired a total of 38 minutes, 8 seconds of coverage of the Trump administration’s decision to end the illegal subsidy payments begun under the Obama administration. Only 71 seconds of that airtime – none of it on NBC! – was spent on the important point that these payments were being made without Congressional authorization, and thus unconstitutional, according to a May 2016 federal court decision…

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FBI Uncovered Russian Bribery Plot Before Obama Approved Uranium One Deal, Netting Clintons Millions – Zero Hedge
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As the mainstream media continues to obsess over $100,000 worth Facebook ads allegedly purchased by Russian spies in 2016 seeking to throw the presidential election, we’re almost certain they’ll ignore the much larger Russian bombshell dropped today in the form of newly released FBI documents that reveal for the very first time that the Obama administration was well aware of illegal bribery, extortion and money laundering schemes being conducted by the Russians to get a foothold in the atomic energy business in the U.S. before approving a deal that handed them 20% of America’s uranium reserves, and resulted in a windfall of donations to the Clinton Foundation.

As we pointed out last summer when Peter Schweizer first released his feature documentary Clinton Cash…

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Dumbest Ex-VP In History Awards RINO Douchebag Who Blocked Obamacare Repeal With Medal Previously Won By Crooked Hillary – Washington Examiner

Sen. John McCain received this year’s National Constitution Center Liberty Medal in Philadelphia on Monday night and was honored by former Vice President Joe Biden. Biden called the longtime Arizona sentor a dear friend and praised his courage and loyalty.

The two met when McCain served as the Navy’s liaison to the Senate Foreign Relations committee in the 1970s while Biden was on the committee, he said. “He jokes he carried my bags,” Biden said. “He never carried my bags.”

Over the years, Biden said, the two counseled each other. When McCain first ran for office, Biden was encouraging. In the 1990s, Biden said the two were chastised by their parties for sitting together during debates. In recent years, the two have been honored for their bipartisanship.

“We don’t understand why you should get an award for bipartisanship,” Biden said. The former vice president said he never expected to find himself on the ballot against McCain, as he did during the 2008 presidential race…

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Republican Candidate For Georgia Governor Holds Bump Stock Giveaway – Washington Examiner
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A Republican candidate for Georgia governor is holding a bump stock giveaway to underscore his opposition to a proposed ban in response to the Las Vegas massacre.

Georgia state Sen. Michael Williams called the opposition to bump stocks – an attachment that enables a semi-automatic rifle to fire faster – “an attack on the Second Amendment.”

“The tragedy in Las Vegas broke my heart, but any talk of banning or regulating bump stocks is merely cheap political lip service from career politicians. In reality, the bump stock is the new, shiny object politicians are using to deceive voters into believing they are taking action against gun violence,” Williams said in a news release.

Williams said he is giving away the bump stocks “as a show of support” for gun owners…

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Suspect Arrested For Campus Graffiti Swastika Is Black Ex-Employee – PJ Media

A while back, someone spray-painted a swastika on a trash cart at the University of Maryland. As with so many other similar situations lately, students got extremely upset and the school did its best to respond.

Although officials didn’t indicate what the suspect’s motive was, it could be an anti-semitic hate crime or a faked hate crime.

From The College Fix:

You wouldn’t know it by reading news from the University of Maryland or its student newspaper, but the suspect charged in connection with a spray-painted swastika on campus is African-American.

So maybe that’s why currently only one news outlet notes swastika suspect Alford is black:

Court records show the man accused of spray-painting a swastika inside a residence hall at the University of Maryland in September is African American…

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NFL To Fund Leftist Social Activism Boot Camp – Independent Sentinel
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NFL leftist politics continues to take over the game, in fact, it just got a whole lot worse.

ESPN’s Jim Trotter tells us the NFL is funding [leftist] social activism boot camp for pro athletes at Morehouse College in Atlanta this February. It’s a two-day affair but “then the organizers of that curriculum will work with the players throughout the year to try and teach them to get their message out and be most effective with it,” Trotter said.

The players will have year-round access to so-called experts in the field of [hard-left] social activism and advocacy.

We haven’t seen the syllabus but we know Saul Alinsky tactics and Soros funding must be involved. Expect a run on cops as pigs socks and lots of flag and country slander. Social activism even includes violence…

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FBI Confirms That Comey Drafted Statement On Clinton Probe Months Before Investigation Ended – Daily Caller

The FBI released emails Monday confirming that former FBI Director James Comey drafted statements regarding the Hillary Clinton email investigation months before the probe was closed.

The bureau released a file entitled “Drafts of Director Comey’s July 5, 2016 Statement Regarding Email Server Investigation,” to its Freedom of Information Act website. The file contains an email Comey sent May 2, 2016, to several FBI officials regarding the Clinton email probe, which was referred to internally by the codename “Midyear Exam.”

The draft statement was first revealed in late August by Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

The Republicans questioned whether Comey’s draft statement indicated that he had arrived at a conclusion about the Clinton investigation months before he interviewed the former secretary of state and numerous other witnesses. The draft was also prepared before the Justice Department had made immunity deals with Clinton aides Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson…

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Maxine Waters’ Campaign Committee Wrote Off $10K Spent On Hamilton Tickets As A Fundraiser Expense – Washington Examiner
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Rep. Maxine Waters’ campaign committee reportedly paid $10,000 for tickets to Broadway smash hit “Hamilton” and wrote the payment off as a fundraiser expense. Citizens for Waters paid for tickets on Aug. 26, according to a Federal Election Commission report of receipts and disbursements.

A representative of the California Democrat, a strident opponent of President Trump, did not immediately return a request for comment from the Washington Examiner about the disclosure.

Inquiries made to Ticket Fulfillment Services LP, the recipient listed on the form, were also not immediately responded to. Citizens for Waters raised a total of $954,948 and spent $1.05 million to re-elect Waters – a member of the U.S. Congress since 1991 – as of Dec. 1 2016, per Inside Gov…

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Satanic Looking Drag Queen With Horns Reads To Little Kids At Michelle Obama Public Library In Long Beach – Gateway Pundit

The Michelle Obama Public Library in Long Beach, California hosted a satanic looking drag queen on Saturday who read books to young children as part of the library’s celebration LGBTQ History Month.

The shocking photo of a man dressed as a female demon with giant horns on his head reading to little children at a public library was posted to Twitter and Facebook by the Long Beach Library but taken down after a huge outpouring of critical replies, including from GOP Congressional candidate Omar Navarro. It also got the approval of the Church of Satan.

From this promotional graphic posted by the City of Long Beach one can see the targeted audience was very young children.

Xochi Mochi, the drag queen who dressed as a demon, posted the same photo to his Instagram account and commented on Twitter about the event. His Twitter bio reads, “Attention Earthlings: This is Xochi Mochi your resident killer Klown from outer space. I dress up in drags and love tacos.”…

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Right-Wing Foreign Minister Set To Become Austria’s Youngest Chancellor – Quartz
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Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old head of the right-leaning People’s Party and outgoing foreign minister, is set to become the world’s youngest leader after his party declared victory in today’s general election.

Politico Europe reports it could take days for a definitive second-place winner to shake out, as Austria prepares to tally 900,000 mail-in ballots on Thursday (Oct. 19). But multiple projections show the People’s Party finishing significantly ahead of the rest of the pack; the counting is more of a matter of figuring out whether the far-right Freedom Party or the centrist Social Democrats will place second.

A People’s Party win signifies a substantial shift in national politics in Austria, after more than a decade under the leadership of a centrist coalition government…

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Obamacare Tax To Raise Premiums In 2018, Cost $270 Billion Over Next Decade – Washington Free Beacon

An Obamacare tax that will be imposed in 2018 will raise premiums even further and is estimated to cost $270 billion over the next decade, according to a report commissioned by UnitedHealth Group.

The report was commissioned to examine how a tax imposed by Obamacare would impact premiums. Under Obamacare, health insurers that offer coverage are required to pay a fee on health insurance premiums they earn, which is also considered a tax by the IRS.

Congress imposed a moratorium on collecting these taxes in 2017, but that moratorium will end the beginning of 2018. According to the report, $13.9 billion in insurer taxes was not collected in 2017, which saved consumers about 3 percent on premiums.

“However, under current law the moratorium will lapse in 2018 and the tax on health insurance will be reinstated for 2018 at a higher annual level ($14.3 billion), resulting in higher fully-insured premiums for the 2018 plan year and all future years,” the report explained…

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Al-Shabaab Terrorists Murder 231 People In Mogadishu Truck Bomb Attack, Injure At Least 275 Others – Daily Mail
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The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia’s capital rose to 231 with at least 275 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the African nation, police and hospital sources said.

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims, many burnt beyond recognition. Officials feared the toll would continue to climb from Saturday’s truck bomb that targeted a busy street near key ministries.

Ambulance sirens still echoed across the city as bewildered families wandered in the rubble of buildings, looking for missing relatives. ‘In our 10 year experience as the first responder in Mogadishu, we haven’t seen anything like this,’ the Aamin Ambulance service tweeted…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday (09/06/17)


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Angela Merkel Pelted With Tomatoes, Called ‘Traitor To The People’ For Her Insane Migrant Policies – Global News

German police say they’re investigating who threw two tomatoes at Chancellor Angela Merkel during an election campaign event in the southwestern city of Heidelberg.

Police spokesman David Faulhaber told The Associated Press on Wednesday the tomatoes came from a group of hecklers on the sidelines. Witnesses Tuesday said they had been yelling things like “hypocrite” and “traitor to the people” in apparent criticism of Merkel’s migrant policies.

The dpa news agency reported one tomato glanced off Merkel’s hip, while one slightly splattered the moderator standing next to her. Merkel reacted calmly, offering the moderator a tissue.

Faulhaber says police are now investigating against persons unknown on suspicion of attempted bodily harm and attempted property damage.

Merkel appeared later in the day at a Stuttgart campaign event wearing the same red jacket…

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Hurricane Irma slams Into Caribbean Amid Mass Evacuation – Daily Mail
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Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc after pummeling exotic Caribbean islands with 185mph winds on its devastating march towards the U.S. east coast.

Aid agencies are bracing for a ‘major humanitarian response’ as the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic made its first landfall.

Buildings have been destroyed, roads flooded and people left trapped after the ‘monster’ storm – estimated to be the size of France – lashed the region just hours after officials warned people to seek protection from Irma’s ‘onslaught’ in a statement that closed with: ‘May God protect us all.’

Heavy rain and howling winds from the hurricane also raked Antigua, sending debris flying as people huddled in their homes or public shelters…

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Trump Meets With GOP Leaders On Tax Reform – CNS

President Donald Trump met with GOP congressional leaders Tuesday on his tax reform agenda, saying in order to seize on the momentum of the 1.2 million private sector jobs created since he took office, it is “vital” to reduce the tax burden on American companies and workers.

“We pay the highest tax of any country in the world on businesses, and we can’t keep doing that. Last week, I repeated my principles for tax reform. First, we must make the tax code as simple as possible. It’s extremely complex. It’s not fair, and it’s extremely hard to understand, so we want to make it as simple as possible,” he said.

“Second, we must provide tax relief for middle-class workers and families. Third, we must restore our competitive edge, which we’ve lost. We’re doing fine, but we lost the competitive edge. You see what’s going on all over the world,” the president said, flanked by cabinet members, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn…

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2,139 DACA Recipients Convicted Or Accused Of Crimes Against Americans – Breitbart
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As Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), from which more than 800,000 un-vetted young illegal aliens have been given protected status and work permits, the number of them who are convicted criminals, gang members, or suspects in crimes remains staggering.

Below, Breitbart News has compiled a list of 50 of the 2,139 DACA recipients, deemed “DREAMers” by the open borders lobby, who have had their temporary protected status revoked due to crimes including: “A felony criminal conviction; a significant misdemeanor conviction; multiple misdemeanor convictions; gang affiliation; or arrest of any crime in which there is deemed to be a public safety concern,” according to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency…

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Black Woman Travels Across South Planting Confederate Flags – American Mirror

An Oklahoma woman is taking on the movement to remove Confederate monuments and symbols, one flag at a time.

Arlene Barnum, a black veteran, is touring cemeteries across the South to place Confederate flags on the grave sites of soldiers who died fighting for what they believed in, and she doesn’t plan on letting up any time soon, KWTV reports.

Before the Labor Day weekend Barnum made a stop at her local Rose Hill Cemetery in Ardmore, Oklahoma to pay homage to those who fought for the Confederacy and offered her thoughts on the current movement to erase that history.

“Most of the white people are afraid of being called racist. And I let them know that’s their personal problem, but I don’t have that issue,” Barnum said. “And I’m not going to tuck and run.”

Barnum placed about 120 Confederate flags along grave sites at the Ardmore cemetery to counter the national debate over Confederate symbols she believes only deepens racial division in America…

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Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke Joins Pro-Trump Super PAC – Washington Examiner
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Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is joining America First Action as a senior adviser and spokesman, the pro-Trump super PAC announced Tuesday.

“Having spent a lifetime in law enforcement – protecting and serving his community and fighting for justice and the Second Amendment – Sheriff Clarke doesn’t just believe in making America safe again; he’s devoted his life to it,” America First Action president Brian Walsh said in a statement.

Clarke, who endorsed President Trump in a speech at the Republican National Convention, resigned last week from his position as sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis.

“[Joining America First Action] gives me the chance to do what I love most – promote President Trump’s agenda, including his fierce support for the American law enforcement officer…

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Survey: 40 Percent Of Americans Are Absolute Morons – Zero Hedge

Americans are increasingly embracing socialism, and this is particularly true for young adults under the age of 30. As you will see below, four out of every ten Americans now prefer socialism to capitalism, and if current trends continue it is just a matter of time before those that prefer socialism are in the majority.

Of course our society has already been very heavily socialized. We have been trained to believe that if a problem exists, then it is the job of government to fix it, and over time government on all levels of our system has just gotten bigger and bigger.

But what most Americans don’t realize is that the United States never would have become an economic powerhouse without free market capitalism, and the further that we drift away from our roots the deeper that our economic problems will become.

We need leaders that are willing to stand up and proudly declare that free market capitalism works incredibly well when the shackles are taken off, and that is precisely what I intend to do…

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AG Sessions Makes It Official: Obama’s Unconstitutional DACA Program Has Been Rescinded – Washington Examiner
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Trump administration was rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that began under President Obama, and defended the move as one aimed at ending the “lawlessness” that Obama created with his unilateral executive action.

“[T]he executive branch, through DACA, deliberately sought to achieve what the legislative branch specifically refused to authorize on multiple occasions,” Sessions in prepared remarks from the Justice Department in Washington. “Such an open-ended circumvention of immigration laws was an unconstitutional exercise of authority by the Executive Branch.”

Sessions said he advised President Trump and Department of Homeland Security to begin an “orderly, lawful wind down” of DACA…

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New York’s Dumbest Politicians Threaten To Sue Trump To Protect 42,000 Illegals – Right Scoop

New York is weighing in on Trump’s plan to obliterate Obama’s amnesty deal, and they ain’t happy. The governor, the mayor of NYC and the state attorney say they will sue to keep 42,000 illegal aliens in New York.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and Mayor Bill de Blasio have all vowed to sue President Trump if he ends an Obama-era program that protects immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. as children.

De Blasio, speaking at an event in the city, said, “We’re going to go to the courts to fight him, to stop him from taking away from the Dreamers their hopes.” Politico reported late Sunday that Trump was preparing to make an official announcement on the program’s cancellation on Tuesday, with a six-month delay in the decision’s enforcement.

I’m not sure under what argument they would sue for the illegals to stay. The “Dream Act” was actually an executive memo, not even an executive order, and could be rescinded by the whim of the next president…

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Florida Declares State Of Emergency As Category 4 Hurricane Irma Barrels Straight For Miami – Zero Hedge
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With Florida already bracing for a hit from Hurricane Irma, which according to some models may attain “monster” Category 5 winds as it nears land prompting locals to store up on everything from water to food to gas and various other housing supplies, late on Monday afternoon Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency ahead of potential landfall, just hours after the governor of Puerto Rico did the same.

At roughly the same time, the NHC announced that Irma’s top sustained winds have reached 130mph (215 kph), which prompted an upgrade to a Category 4 storm for Irma. According to the latest update, Irma was moving west at 13mph, and was currently located about 490 miles east of Leeward Islands…

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Regnery Publishing Severs Ties With New York Times, Claims Conservative Titles Pushed Down Bestseller List – Breitbart

Regnery Publishing, the largest conservative publisher in the United States, has announced it will sever all ties with the New York Times, alleging the Left-wing paper biases its ‘bestseller’ list in favour of liberal titles.

The company – which published Breitbart London editor Raheem Kassam’s recent Amazon bestseller No Go Zones‘ – has revealed how the Times‘s list, once believed to be the gold standard in publishing, is stacking the decks against conservative authors.

“As a conservative publisher, we believe that the Times’ list does not represent national sales of conservative books as accurately as other widely-published bestseller lists,” commented Marji Ross, President and Publisher of Regnery, in an official press release.

Regnery notes that No Go Zones, in which Raheem Kassam tours areas transformed out of all recognition by mass immigration and state-sponsored multiculturalism, should have had the 10th highest sales of the 15 books on the New York Times list for the week of September 3rd, 2017, according to Nielsen BookScan data – but does not feature at all.

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University Of North Texas Offers Thrice-Weekly Cuddles With Therapy Dogs, Coloring Books To Help Managae Students’ Anxiety – Campus Reform
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The University of North Texas now offers students weekly healing sessions with therapy dogs. According to an advertisement for the therapeutic sessions put out by the university’s Counseling and Testing Services Department, students are invited to “join Rockstar the therapy dog for some de-stressing art” every Thursday throughout the semester.

“We provide you with supplies to complete an art project designed to increase self -awareness, compassion, and gratitude,” a description for the session explains. “Come join us for art, or even just for cuddles with Rockstar.”

However, for those who are unable to make it to Thursday’s session, an additional “Dog Breath” workshop will be offered every Tuesday where students can “hug and be hugged by a poodle named Buddy.”…

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Gasoline Prices Tumble As Refiners Resume Operations – Zero Hedge

RBOB Gasoline futures tumbled to their lowest level in almost a week overnnight as several US Gulf Coast refineries reported their plans to restart operations after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey forced them to shutdown.

While about one-fifth of U.S. refining capacity is halted, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, some plants including those operated by Citgo Petroleum Corp. and Marathon Petroleum Corp. are preparing to restart.

The Oct ’17 contract was down as much as 4% earlier before a modest bounce. Moreover, compared to the squeeze in the September contract, RBOB prices have really tumbled.

Of course, this rather spoils Janet Yellen’s transitory hopes for a burst of inflation to help her case when she next raises rates and while concerns had risen that higher gas prices could derail the Trump economy, it appears those risks are overblown. As The Hill reports,

Stephen Moore, a fellow at the Heritage Foundation and former Trump transition energy adviser, said “the negative effect will be not pretty.”…

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Petition Asking White House To Declare George Soros A Terrorist Garners Enough Signatures For Reply – Washington Times
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A petition asking the White House to declare liberal mega-donor George Soros a domestic terrorist has garnered over 100,000 signatures, or more than enough to necessitate a response from the Trump administration.

The petition was posted on the “We the People” section of the White House website Aug. 20 and needed to crack the 100,000-signature threshold within 30 days to trigger an official response. As of early Saturday afternoon it’s been digitally signed over 110,000 times.

“George Soros has willfully and on an ongoing basis attempted to destabilize and otherwise commit acts of sedition against the United States and its citizens,” the petition states, through allegedly creating and funding organizations exclusively devoted to facilitating “the collapse of the systems and Constitutional government of the United States”…

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Indian Man’s Parents Fly To Florida To Beat Son’s Wife For Being ‘Disobedient’, Police Say – Fox News

Florida police rescued an Indian woman Saturday who was beaten by her husband and his parents who traveled from India to help assist him with the assault.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said Silky Gaind, 33, called her parents in India to tell them of the abuse. They then called the authorities.

Police said Gaind was being held in the Riverview home by her husband Devbir Kalsi, 33, and his parents Jasbir, 67, and Bhupinder Kalsi, 61, who traveled from India to help their son “counsel and discipline his wife for being disobedient” after he asked for their assistance, according to Fox 13.

When a deputy arrived at the residence, no one responded to a repeated knock. Then Gaind attempted to open the door and screamed for him to help her and her 1-year-old daughter.

The deputy forced his way in despite Kalsi trying to keep the door closed. While the deputy started to handcuff Kalsi, his parents confronted the officer, according to the Tampa Bay Times…

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Report: 83 Percent Of “Child” Asylum-Seekers Found To Be Adults – Dennis Michael Lynch
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Many people believe Donald J. Trump was elected president because of his tough stance on immigration, especially when it comes to vetting refugees. But America isn’t the only country trying to deal with the problem of better vetting immigrants.

Thousands of migrants who have entered Stockholm, Sweden, have claimed to be “refugee children.” Refugee policies in Europe say all “children” get asylum applications automatically fast-tracked and cleared.

According to Swedish news outlet Fria Tider Inrikes (Free Times Domestic), 83 percent of these refugee children, after being “age-tested,” are found to be 18 years of age or older. Iranian-Swedish politician Hanif Bali, a member of Sweden’s national legislature, posted this information on Twitter…

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Hillary Announces New Computer Scheme, Gets Hacked Right Out Of The Gate – American Thinker

What is it about Hillary Clinton and failed computer security? Hours after endorsing a new platform, called Verrit, for all her 65.8 million admirers as she sort of put it, Verrit was hit with a denial of service attack, which is not exactly an auspicious start.

The platform is supposedy an innovative new means for her to keep in touch with her adoring voters, or to continue ‘the resistance’ in a new way perhaps, but it can’t do much if no one can get onto it. According to Twitchy, people were still wondering what the heck it was even before the site was hacked.

According to Bustle, it seemed to be an Orwellian-sounding truth-telling device for being annoying on the Internet during arguments with strangers:

Verrit’s purpose is to become their [supporters’] trusted source of political information and analysis; to provide them (and anyone like-minded) sanctuary in a chaotic media environment; to center their shared principles; and to do so with an unwavering commitment to truth and facts…

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Trump Lands His Biggest Judicial Appointment Since Gorsuch – Daily Caller
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Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced his retirement Friday afternoon, affording President Donald Trump the opportunity to replace a legal titan on the Chicago-based federal appeals court.

Posner is one of the most consequential legal figures of recent times, exerting significant influence on the practice and study of law from his perches on the Seventh Circuit and the University of Chicago Law School faculty. Something of an intellectual gadfly, he has written 50 books, 500 academic articles, and several thousand legal opinions on a wide range of subjects, a prodigious output surpassing even Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendall Holmes, Posner’s hero and perhaps the most lettered Supreme Court justice of his time…

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Anti-Trump ‘Resistance’ Groups Spreading North Korean Propaganda – Daily Caller

Two of the nation’s most active anti-Trump “resistance” organizations are taking decidedly pro-North Korea stances in the United States’ developing nuclear standoff with the communist country, whose leader, Kim Jong Un, has repeatedly threatened to launch a nuclear strike against America.

One group is Refuse Fascism, a well-funded “resistance” group created for the express purpose of opposing President Trump’s administration. Internal presentations from a Refuse Fascism conference last month said the group intends to make America’s leaders lose “international legitimacy” as a way of ultimately bringing down the Trump presidency, as TheDC first reported.

The other group is Workers World Party, a Marxist organization that has played a leading role in anti-Trump demonstrations across the country.

Both groups have consistently echoed North Korean talking points that demonize America while excusing Un’s genocidal regime…

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Trump Has Decided To End DACA, “Igniting A Political Firestorm” – Zero Hedge
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On Friday, the White House announced that Trump would make his decision whether to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), or “Dreamer, program on Tuesday. Well, we won’t have to wait to long, because according to Politico, Trump has made the decision to end the DACA program with a six-month delay.

Trump, who has faced strong warnings from both Democrats and Republicans not to scrap the program and struggled with his own misgivings about targeting minors for deportation, is said to have made up his mind and according to Politico, “senior White House aides huddled Sunday afternoon to discuss the rollout of a decision likely to ignite a political firestorm – and fulfill one of the president’s core campaign promises.”…

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Fake Republican And Faithless Elector Chris Suprun Now Running For Congress As A Democrat – Gateway Pundit

Eyebrows were raised and suspicions grew over what Mr. Suprun’s intentions really were after he penned an op-ed in the New York Times over his decision to be a ‘faithless elector’. Shockingly, his Twitter bio also directed media inquiries to P.R. firm, Megaphone Strategies. This P.R. firm represents radical left wing organizations like Black Lives Matter and even reps CNN’s ultra left wing radical, Van Jones.

As TGP previously reported, Got News revealed that Chris Suprun filed Bankruptcy and 6 months later joined Ashley Madison, which is a ‘dating site’ for married people looking to have an affair. Mr. Suprun had 3 children under the age of 10 at the time! It is also alleged that he was unemployed during this time while his wife worked full time!

For years Chris Suprun has passed himself off as a 9-11 hero first responder. He has even thrown the first pitch out at local ballparks.

Now it looks like that was all a lie. He didn’t become a firefighter until OCTOBER 2001…

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ESPN Pulls Announcer For Having Same Name As Confederate General – Daily Caller
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ESPN pulled an announcer from covering an upcoming college football game at the University of Virginia because he shares the same name as Confederate General Robert E. Lee – even though the announcer is Asian-American.

ESPN removed college football announcer Robert Lee from covering the William & Mary at University of Virginia football game on September 2, 2017, because they were concerned it would be offensive to viewers, OutKick The Coverage reported Tuesday night.

After OutKick The Coverage published the report, ESPN gave the following statement:

We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name. In that moment it felt right to all parties…

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Over $6 Million In Social Security Benefits Stolen From Bank Accounts – Washington Free Beacon

Identity thieves stole over $6 million in Social Security benefits by hacking the government’s online direct deposit program, an agency watchdog reported. The Social Security Administration’s inspector general released an audit finding the agency’s “my Social Security” program has put roughly $11 million in benefits into the wrong bank accounts.

My Social Security was created in 2012 and allows beneficiaries to set up direct deposit accounts for their retirement and disability payments. Identity thieves soon began abusing the system.

“In January 2013, the Agency enhanced my Social Security to allow individuals to change their direct deposit bank information,” the inspector general said. “Shortly after SSA made this change, the Agency and the Office of the Inspector General began receiving fraud allegations related to unauthorized direct deposit changes.”

Since 2014, $10.9 million in benefit payments made to 7,200 individuals were deposited into the wrong accounts. Of that, $6.2 million were stolen and never recovered by the government…

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Trump Strongly Suggests He Will Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio During Arizona Speech – Fox News
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President Trump on Tuesday told an audience in Phoenix that former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio will be “just fine” despite his recent conviction for willfully disregarding an Arizona judge’s order in 2011 to stop anti-immigrant traffic patrols.

Trump made the comments to a crowd in the Phoenix Convention Center.

Arpaio, 85, was convicted by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton of misdemeanor contempt of court.

Trump asked supporters in the crowd if Arpaio was “convicted for doing his job?”

The crowd cheered.

“He should have had a jury, but I’ll make a prediction: He’ll be just fine,” Trump said. “But I won’t do it tonight, because I don’t want to cause any controversy.”…

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9 Dead, 54 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Leftist-Controlled Chicago – Chicago Sun-Times

Nine people were killed and at least 54 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning.

Seven people were shot, one fatally, during a single mass shooting incident about 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The group was in the parking lot of a banquet hall in the 11900 block of South Loomis when a male in a black SUV opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The SUV then sped away.

Kolby Craig, 33, was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene at 2:35 a.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He lived in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

A 30-year-old man was shot in the left leg; a 31-year-old woman was shot in the left leg; a 32-year-old woman was shot in the right leg; a 32-year-old man was shot in the abdomen; a 33-year-old woman was shot in the left leg; and a 36-year-old man was shot in the buttocks, police said…

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Racing Legend Cancels $150,000 Order After CEO Of NASCAR Sponsor Camping World Tells Trump Supporters To Shop Elsewhere – Daily Wire
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Marcus Lemonis, the CEO of Camping World, doesn’t want anyone who supports Donald Trump to shop at any of his 120 stores across America.

Following the very fake news reports that President Trump had somehow supported white supremacists in Virginia, Lemonis said he had had enough.

“There’s no doubt that there is probably not many consumers in this country today that are in favor of what has been said in the last couple days – and if they are, frankly, don’t shop at my business,” Lemonis said last week in an appearance on CNBC.

The camping gear outlet is massive – $3.5 billion in revenue last year. And Lemonis is a big player in NASCAR, reports New England Sports Network…

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Republicans Dig Deeper After Postal Service Cited For Workers’ Clinton Campaign Aid – Fox News

Republican lawmakers are casting a wider net in their search for wrongdoing at federal agencies in past election cycles, after learning the Postal Service violated the law by allowing employees to do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign while on leave.

The lawmakers blasted out letters on Monday to 10 other federal government agencies questioning their unpaid leave policy for union-related political work.

Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., led the charge on the review of agencies’ practices after spurring an investigation by the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) beginning in October 2016. That inquiry revealed that the USPS violated federal law by letting employees perform union-funded work for Clinton’s campaign and other Democratic candidates while on leave from the agency.

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., joined Johnson’s efforts this week by penning joint letters to the departments of Commerce, Homeland Security, Defense, Justice, Labor, Transportation, Treasury, Agriculture, Veterans Affairs, and the Social Security Administration Monday…

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Left-Wing Terrorist Vandalizes America’s Oldest Columbus Monument In Baltimre – Washington Free Beacon
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A 225-year-old monument to Christopher Columbus in Baltimore, said to be the oldest in the U.S. and the world dedicated to the Italian explorer still standing, was severely vandalized on Sunday night.

Vandals documented the desecration of the 44-foot-tall obelisk in a video posted online Monday, the Baltimore Brew reported.

A hole was smashed in the middle of the stone monument that left the words “Sacred to the Memory of Chris. Columbus Oct. XII MDCC VIIIC” unreadable.

The vandals left behind signs in the grass leaning against the monument. One reads: “Racism: Tear it down.” The other says: “The future is racial and economic justice.”…

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Parents Outraged After Leftist Teacher Traumatizes Their 5-Year-Olds With Tranny Books – Life Site

A number of angry parents are considering legal action after a charter school kindergarten teacher staged what one critic calls a transgender “transition ceremony” in class for a five-year-old boy without informing parents beforehand.

But Rocklin Academy Schools has countered that it didn’t have to tell parents about the transgenderism lesson that has left a number of five-year-olds shaken and disturbed. Because gender identity isn’t sex education, the administration said, it’s not subject to California’s parental consent and opt-out laws, reported Fox40News.

Moreover, with gender identity and gender expression prohibited grounds for discrimination in the state, not to accept a five-year-old “trans girl” could leave the Sacramento-area charter school board open to lawsuits.

Parents only found out what happened from their kids, says Jonathan Keller of the California Family Council, a Focus on the Family-founded group that’s advising parents…

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42 Hurt In SEPTA Train Crash Outside Philadelphia – Philadelphia Inquirer
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A SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line train ran into an unoccupied train early Tuesday inside the 69th Street Transportation Center in Upper Darby, injuring 42 people, officials said.

None of the injuries appear to be life threatening, SEPTA said. The train’s operator was treated at Penn Presbyterian Hospital and released.

The train was carrying 41 passengers and the operator when the crash occurred about 12:15 a.m., said Heather Redfern, a SEPTA spokeswoman. The National Transportation Safety Board took over the investigation Tuesday morning, said Eric Weiss, a spokesman for the federal agency. A lead investigator was at the scene Tuesday morning, and a 10-member team was traveling from Washington, D.C., to assist…

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PayPal Bans Conservative Sites After Soros-Funded Group Attacks Them – Daily Caller

PayPal banned Jihad Watch and the American Freedom Defense Initiative from receiving online donations using their platform because of the site’s “activities” after being designated as “hate sites” by left-wing groups.

Jihad Watch was reportedly banned from PayPal on Saturday after ProPublica – a George Soros funded investigative group – targeted the site and its director Robert Spencer (not to be confused with white nationalist Richard Spencer) in a hit piece that claimed the site was guilty of “extreme hostility toward Muslims.”

The assault on Jihad Watch began on Friday when Spencer received an email that he described as a “threatening” from ProPublica journalist Lauren Kirchner.

The email informed Spencer that she was including his site among a list of hate sites identified as such by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) – both widely considered to be left-leaning organizations…

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Trump Lays Out Winning Strategy For Afghanistan – Heritage Foundation
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After months of speculation and delay, President Donald Trump has sided with the expert advice of his military and national security team on the way forward to the U.S. mission in Afghanistan.

In what was by far his best and most statesmanlike speech since taking office, Trump outlined a new approach Monday night to the ongoing war in Afghanistan: a laser-like focus on counterterrorism, jettisoning the quixotic nation-building rhetoric of the past, helping the Afghans defeat the Taliban insurgency (not doing it for them), lifting onerous restrictions placed by the Obama administration on the way the military conducts warfighting, and pressuring Pakistan and its support for certain elements of the Taliban…

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Left-Wing Terrorist Tries To Bomb Confederate Statue In Houston – Conservative Review

A man has been arrested for trying to use explosives to blow up a statue of Confederate commander Richard Dowling at Hermann Park in Houston, Texas, over the weekend. The potential act of terrorism has drawn federal officers’ attention in search of further bomb-making materials.

The Houston Chronicle reports:

“When confronted Saturday night in the park, he tried to drink some of the liquid explosives but spit it out, officials said.

“Federal authorities said one of the tubes contained nitgroglycerin and hexamethylene triperoxide diamine, HMTD, a ‘highly explosive compound’ used as a primary explosive. Nitroclycerin, in its purest form, is a contact explosive.”

After the thwarted attack, a combination of state and federal law enforcement officials raided the home of a couple whose son, Andrew Schneck, is the focus of the investigation. The 25-year-old Schneck has a long history of run-ins with the law…

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UK Subprime Lender Provident Crashes Most On Record, CEO Quits – Zero Hedge
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UK subprime lender Provident Financial Plc crashed the most on record, its stock plunging over 73%, on what analysts called a “quadruple whammy”: a profit warning forecasting a full-year loss, scrapping its dividend, a regulator probe into its Vanquis Bank unit, and the departure of CEO, the aptly named, Peter Crook. “This is without doubt a disaster,” said Shore Capital’s Gary Greenwood. “Future profit performance will depend on management’s ability to rescue the situation, which is highly uncertain. We expect that further heads will roll.”

As a result, shares of the Bradford, UK-based company dropped more than 73% to 521 pence in London morning trade. The stock is down 82% this year, wiping more than 3 billion pounds from its market value…

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Emails Reveal Senator John Boozman Lobbied For Mexican Workers On Behalf Of Friend – Daily Caller

Republican Arkansas Sen. John Boozman lobbied for low-wage Mexican foreign workers on behalf of a personal friend, emails obtained by The Daily Caller reveal.

A Boozman staffer, Rebecca Caldwell, emailed the U.S. consulate in Monterrey, Mexico to ask for 80 workers needed for a farm in Arkansas. The emails were obtained through an open record request by the Immigration Reform Law Institute and provided to TheDC.

Caldwell wrote in a May 28, 2015 email that she is contacting the consulate “on behalf of my constituent Doug Gillam of Gillam Farms of Arkansas, INC.”

“The senator has asked that I reach out to you regarding this issue as he is personal friends with [redacted],” Caldwell added.

Boozman’s office did not respond to a press inquiry about who this personal friend is. However, Gillam owns the farm alongside his brother, Jeremy, who is the Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives…

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Missouri Lt. Governor Warns Treasonous State Senator: Resign Or Face Expulsion For Trump Assassination Post – Breitbart
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Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, who expressed wishes for President Trump’s assassination in a now-deleted Facebook post and resisted calls by Democrats and Republicans to resign, now faces expulsion if she does not step down.

“I am not resigning. What I said was wrong, but I am not going to stop talking about what led to that, which is the frustration and anger that many people across America are feeling right now,” Democrat State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

“No, I don’t want to see anyone assassinated, but he should not be president, he should be impeached,” Chappelle-Nadal told St. Louis TV station KMOV.

“Lt. Gov. Mike Parson traveled to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office in Springfield [MO] on Friday to speak to local reporters about Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal’s comment…

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Petition Asking Trump To Recognize Antifa As Terror Group Reaches Threshold For WH Response – Washington Examiner

A petition calling on the Trump administration to formally recognize the Antifa movement as a terrorist organization has reached the threshold after which the White House is compelled to reply.

The effort passed the 100,000 benchmark around 8 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday. Though the petition had 30 days to reach that goal, it did so in less than a week.

“AntiFa has earned this title due to its violent actions in multiple cities and their influence in the killings of multiple police officers throughout the United States,” the petition, started Thursday, states. The Washington Examiner initially reported on the petition on Friday, when it had 1,259 signatures.

Antifa is short for anti-fascists, and the people involved are generally extreme leftists known for their face-offs with right-wing activists, including recently in Berkeley, Calif. Antifa counter-protesters made an appearance in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend and clashed with white supremacy and neo-Nazi groups protesting the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue…

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The Eclipse Is Racist Because It Fails To Affect Enough Black People, The Atlantic Suggests – Daily Caller
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The Atlantic, a once-great magazine, has determined that the total eclipse of the sun due to occur on Monday will fail to affect enough black people.

The Atlantic’s very lengthy essay on the failure of the eclipse to occur where a sufficient number of black people reside is entitled “American Blackout.” It clocks in at a remarkable 4,544 words and does not appear to be satire.

Concerning “the Great American Eclipse,” Brooklyn Law School professor Alice Ristroph writes in the rapidly deteriorating magazine, “there live almost no black people” “along most of its path.”

The Atlantic’s longwinded law professor assures readers that “implicit bias of the solar system” is “presumably” not the cause of eclipse’s failure to affect enough black people…

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10 Sailors Missing After USS John McCain Collides With Oil Ranker Off Singapore Coast – Circa

Ten Navy sailors are missing following a collision between the USS John McCain and an oil tanker off the east coast of Singapore. The McCain docked at Singapore’s naval base early Monday with “significant damage” to its hull following the accident with the Alnic MC.

Aircraft and vessels from the U.S., Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore are currently searching for the missing American personnel.

The collision is the second involving a ship from the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months. The McCain, which is a guided missile destroyer, had been heading to Singapore on a routine port visit following a sensitive freedom-of-navigation operation last week.

The destroyer sailed near one of China’s man-made islands in the South China Sea, which is the subject of multiple territorial disputes in the region.

The Navy’s 7th Fleet said damage to the McCain’s hull flooded adjacent compartments including crew berths, communications rooms and machinery…

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Comedy King Jerry Lewis Has Died At 91 – People
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Comedy king Jerry Lewis, whose manic style amused generations of moviegoers on both sides of the Atlantic, yet whose popularity often confounded critics, has died, his agent confirmed to PEOPLE. He was 91.

Las Vegas Review Journal columnist John Katsilometes confirmed the news on Twitter on Sunday, writing that Lewis’ rep told him in a statement that he died at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday morning in his home in Las Vegas.

Penn Jillette also reacted to the news on Twitter, revealing that the comedian had died.

“Jerry Lewis just died,” Jillette wrote. “When I met him, I feel apart, just sobbed. I guess it’s time for that again.”…

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Linda Sarsour’s Terrorist Friend Stripped Of Citizenship, Permanently Banned From U.S. – Daily Caller

An associate of Linda Sarsour and an organizer for the Women’s March – who is a convicted terrorist and murderer – was stripped of her citizenship and ordered to be deported from the United States on Thursday after lying to U.S. officials.

Rasmieh Yousef Odeh (First name also spelled Rasmea), 70, lost her citizenship and will be removed from the U.S. for intentionally falsifying her U.S. citizenship documents after an in-depth investigation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), according to a statement from ICE.

Making the announcement was acting U.S. Attorney Daniel L. Lemisch and HSI Detroit special agent Steve Francis.

“Today’s court action clears the way for this defendant’s removal from the United States and should serve as an unequivocal message that the U.S. will never be a haven for those seeking to distance themselves from their past atrocities,” Francis said…

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Britain: 200 Illegal Migrants Arrested In Crackdown On Houses Packed With Foreign Workers By Dodgy Landlords – Daily Mail
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Two hundred illegal migrants have been arrested in a crackdown on houses packed with foreign workers by dodgy landlords.

More than 250 properties were raided during the blitz on the often squalid accommodation used by migrants who do not have permission to be in Britain.

Many of those arrested were Indian nationals, but there were also workers from Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and Albania.

They were offered support if they chose to leave the country voluntarily, or told they faced deportation if they refused.

Some 24 landlords caught in the six-month operation were fined up to £3,000 for every illegal worker found living in their houses…

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Arlington, Texas Store Clerks Fight Off Attempted Armed Robbery – KDFW

You saw this surveillance video first on FOX 4 News. Arlington police are now asking for the public’s help to find the would-be robbers who were held off by two store clerks. Police say they are glad no one was hurt but do not recommend anyone challenge armed gunmen. They hope the video helps generate tips to put the two bad guys behind bars.

Khurrum Monga says his son, Haris Monga, immediately noticed the two young men who’d walked into the store were overly dressed for the 100-degree heat on July 18. They claimed they had phones to sell, but pulled a gun instead and jumped the counter. Haris and his father fought back.

The second suspect in white pulled his gun too, which Khurrum boldly swatted away at one point.

“I was just fighting with him,” Kurrum recalled. “I don’t know what happened. It just happens in a couple of seconds.”

One gunman took off, but Khurrum and Haris hung on to the other man until he ripped through his shirt to get away…

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Country Singer Glen Campbell Dead At 81 – New York Daily News
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Musician Glen Campbell, who cemented his place as a legend in the country music realm with hits like “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Gentle on My Mind,” has died following a years-long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81.

“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease,” his family said in a statement.

His daughter Ashley also confirmed her father’s death on Twitter with an emotional note and a photo of the pair holding hands.

“Heartbroken. I owe him everything I am, and everything I ever will be,” she wrote. “He will be remembered so well and with so much love.”…

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Toxic Feminism Has Now Infected Yet Another Lucrative Industry – Daily Caller

Social justice is creeping into the world of Young Adult book publishing as intersectional feminists position themselves as censors and the arbiters of acceptable content. It poses a danger to the lucrative industry that spawned Harry Potter, Twilight, The Hunger Games, and innumerable others.

In the world of YA fiction, sci-fi, and fantasy, mobs of social justice culture cops have taken to bullying authors and publishers whom they deem “problematic,” which may affect the creative output – as well as the bottom line – of independent writers.

In an in-depth feature for Vulture, Kat Rosenfield highlighted the bullying controversy surrounding Laurie Forest’s debut fantasy novel “The Black Witch,” which is under fire for racist content. Reception for the novel had been widely positive prior to its release, but a 9,000-word review from Shauna Sinyard, a blogger and self-described “queer author assistant for hire” (in her now-deleted Twitter profile) killed the hype when it gained traction through social media…

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Department Of Education? Why? – David L. Burkhead
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In 1979, during the administration of President Jimmy Carter, the Federal Department of Education was created as a Cabinet Level department. In the 38 years since then, we have spent $1.5 trillion on this department.

It was created in response to a study of Education in America that famously said “If a foreign nation imposed this system of education on us, it would be considered an act of war.” It was supposed to “fix” the problem and dramatically improve education in America. [Ed: The source where I got that information was apparently chronologically challenged as that quote was from the 1983 “A Nation At Risk” study. It was instead created apparently to fulfill a promise Carter made to the National Education Association gaining their support during his campaign]…

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Here Are All The Media Outlets Blatantly Lying About The Google Memo – The Federalist

Media outlets are lying about a memo written by one of Google’s top scientists, which calls out the tech-giant’s illegal discrimination practices and blinding liberal biases.

Google has fired the author of the memo, James Damore, after the document received considerable backlash and was unfairly portrayed by many news outlets.

Here are some of the more blatant lies about the memo perpetuated by news media outlets.

1. The Washington Post

The newspaper which likes to remind us that “democracy dies in darkness” posted this downright lie about the whole affair on its Snapchat.

Damore never once says that women are “genetically unsuited” for tech jobs. Saying that men and women are different and that ignoring those differences will harm employees by causing stress or creating tensions is not the same as saying one is “genetically unsuited.”

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A Fashion Company Tried To ‘Reclaim’ The Swastika, It Didn’t Go Well – Chicago Tribune
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A design studio that tried to “reclaim” the swastika by selling shirts emblazoned with rainbow versions of the Nazi symbol has pulled its products after weeks of backlash, including from a national anti-Semitism group.

KA Design first pushed out its idea for “The New Swastika” in a July 12 Facebook video that reviewed the swastika’s long history.

For thousands of years, the video noted, the swastika had been used in numerous cultures to symbolize peace, love, luck, infinity and life.

“but one day Nazism,” text in the video noted, in one of the clip’s many capitalization-challenged semi-non sequiturs. “they stigmatized the Swastika forever. they won / they limited our freedom / or maybe not?…

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Car Rams Into Group Of Soldiers In Paris; Six Injured In “Deliberate Act Of Terrorism” – Zero Hedge

In the latest car-ramming terrorist attack in France, at least six French soldiers were injured, three of them seriously, after being rammed by what was described as a black BMW in a Paris suburb, French Armed forces confirmed, adding that the police were searching for the driver in what prosecutors are treating as the latest act of terrorism.

Patrick Balkany, the local mayor for the suburb of Levallois-Perret, said on French television that it was “without a doubt a deliberate act.” Quoted by the WSJ, he said the vehicle involved was a black BMW. The driver waited in an alley near the local city hall before driving his car into the men as they walked out of a building toward their vehicle around 8 a.m. local time, Mr. Balkany added. He also said that the incident took place not far from the town hall.

“I find this shameful,” Balkany said, calling the incident an “intolerable aggression.”

Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly condemned the incident as a “cowardly act,”saying that the investigation is yet to determine the motives of the attacker…

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Trump Attorney Jay Sekulow: Lynch-Clinton Tarmac Scandal Linked Directly To Obama White House – Gateway Pundit
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An attorney for Trump, Jay Sekulow said on his radio show Tuesday morning that he discovered an email connecting the Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton Tarmac scandal to the Obama White House.

This is a huge development as it proves how much they were panicking internally as the Obama administration fiercely worked to spin this meeting to the public after denying involvement.

Jay Sekulow found an email directly connecting the Obama White House to the AG Lynch scandal. Sekulow also played a clip of then-Press Secretary Josh Earnest denying involvement. This is an incredible discovery by Sekulow and his team as they uncover more lies about this tarmac meeting…

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Trump Has Eliminated 11,000 Federal Jobs So Far – Truthfeed

President Trump is keeping yet another BIG campaign promise: draining the swamp!

So far, Trump has already eliminated 11,000 federal jobs, which is the exact opposite of Obama who added thousands of federal jobs.

Of course, the swamp is still rife with Obama holdovers that need to be purged, but it’s a start.

From The Blaze

The Government Executive reported Friday that in its first six months, the Trump administration has slashed nearly 11,000 federal jobs, reversing a trend from the Obama administration that saw the number of federal workers continually increase.

The July jobs report showed that 2,700 federal jobs were cut that month, bringing the total number of jobs cut since Trump assumed the White House to 10,700.

The report was huge for the Trump administration because it also showed that more than 1 million new private-sector jobs have been created since Trump was inaugurated in January…

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Google Fires Author Of “Outrageous” Memo Slamming Company’s Anti-Conservative Culture – Zero Hedge
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Yesterday we reported that a 10-page document penned by an unnamed Google engineer titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” which criticized the company’s “left-leaning”, “anti-conservative” culture and called for replacing Google’s diversity initiatives with policies that encourage “ideological diversity” instead, led to angry outrage among fellow Google employees and Silicon Valley liberals. The document, published in its entirety by Gizmodo, quickly went “viral” both inside the company and within the broader Silicon Valley community.

The document’s author also wrote that employees with conservative political beliefs are discriminated against at Google and lamented about how “leftist” ideology is harmful. It argued that the company should have a more “open” culture where its viewpoint would be welcomed…

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Crooked Mueller’s Sinister Two Grand Juries Scheme Exposed – Truthfeed

As the witch hunt of an investigation into President Trump continues, things are getting more ridiculous by the minute.

It’s becoming apparent that those behind this ludicrous attempt to attack our president are not even trying to pretend that they’re not out to get him.

Robert Mueller, the Deep State sycophant who’s leading the “Special Counsel” that is desperately trying to destroy President Trump, has taken an unprecedented step recently by impaneling two separate Grand Juries. This is unheard of, and it shows that Mueller is absolutely determined to cause damage to our president, no matter what.

In fact, Mueller had already impaneled a Grand Jury in Virginia before he decided to impanel a second one in Washington D.C.

According to famed lawyer Allen Dershowitz, this is clear evidence of a witch hunt, and if anyone would know, it would be him….

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More Than 1.1 Million Fewer Americans On Food Stamps Under Trump – Breitbart
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More than 1.1 million Americans dropped off the food stamp rolls since President Trump took office in January 2017, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics on food stamp enrollment.

Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) dropped to 41,496,255 in May 2017, the most recent data available from the USDA, from 42,691,363 in January 2017 when Trump took office.

According to the latest data, SNAP enrollment during the first few months of Trump’s presidency decreased by 2.79 percent. Food stamp participation on average in 2017 has dropped to its lowest level since 2010, and the latest numbers show that this trend is continuing…

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UAW Files Federal Complaints After Nissan Workers Overwhelmingly Reject Unionization – Washington Free Beacon

The United Auto Workers union has turned to federal labor regulators to boost its campaign in the south after workers overwhelmingly rejected its bid to unionize a Mississippi plant.

Nissan workers in Canton voted 2,244 to 1,307 against unionization, dealing a blow to the UAW’s bid to establish a footprint in right to work Mississippi. The union filed a slew of unfair labor practice complaints to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) as the two-day secret ballot election drew to a close on Friday. The complaints allege that the company’s management violated federal labor law by threatening to close the plant or otherwise cut wages, benefits, or jobs if workers voted to join the union.

“We’re disappointed but not surprised by the outcome in Canton,” UAW Treasurer Gary Casteel said in a release. “Despite claiming for years to be neutral on the question of a union, Nissan waged one of the most illegal and unethical anti-union campaigns that I’ve seen in my lifetime. Clearly, Nissan will not honor workers’ right to be free of coercion and intimidation without a binding court order requiring the company to stop.”…

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The 8 Dirtiest Scandals Of Robert Mueller No One Is Talking About – WorldNetDaily
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Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating claims the Trump campaign colluded with Russia over the 2016 election, and possibly other topics the public may know nothing about.

He’s been on “the case” only a few months, since ex-FBI Director James Comey was fired, but the review, going back into last year, hasn’t produced any evidence yet, and Mueller’s now putting his agenda before a grand jury. And his investigators have gone to the White House requesting documents concerning former national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn.

Whether his probe, which reportedly now may be encompassing Trump’s vast business empire and the financial transactions of his associates, produces results or not remains to be seen….

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Revealed: Google’s Social Justice Warriors Create Wrongthink Blacklists – Breitbart

Numerous individuals alleged to be members of Google’s management team have been caught bragging about forming blacklists to impact the careers of colleagues with different political beliefs.

In a series of screenshots from 2015 onwards provided to Breitbart News by a verified Google employee, individuals described as left-wing Google management employees can be seen discussing the ways they punish their colleagues both inside and out of the company.

“While Google appears to be doing very little to quell the hostile voices that exists inside the company, I want those hostile voices to know: I will never, ever hire hire/transfer you onto my team. Ever. I don’t care if you are perfect fit of technically excellent or whatever,” declared former employee Adam Fletcher in a post on Google’s internal, staff-only Google+ network: “Internal Plus.” “I will actively not work with you, even to the point where your team or product is impacted by this decision. I’ll communicate why to your manager if it comes up.”…

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Miami Dolphins Choose Retired Quarterback Jay Cutler Over America-Hating Assclown Colin Kaepernick – TellMeNow
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Colin Kaepernick continues to be an unemployed quarterback after the Miami Dolphins plucked 34-year-old Jay Cutler out of retirement rather than sign the 29-year-old divisive Kaepernick.

Cutler has been signed to a one year contract to replace Ryan Tannehill, who is injured. Cutler had just announced retirement in May claiming that he lost the desire to play. Kaepernick is so toxic that the Dolphins overlooked him for someone who doesn’t even have the drive anymore.

It’s pretty simple to understand why Kaepernick would have never fit in with the Dolphins. The Miami Dolphins have a large Cuban-American fan base. Not only did Kaepernick attack our police officers, but he publicly supported Fidel Castro and the Communist government in Cuba…

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Trump Effect: iPhone Supplier Foxconn Announces Second Plant Coming To Michigan – Breitbart

Apple iPhone supplier Foxconn has announced that it is planning a second manufacturing plant, this one in Michigan. After Foxconn announced a new plant in Wisconsin just last month, these newest jobs are coming to the second state that was key to President Trump’s election in 2016.

The coming Michigan plant will focus on autonomous vehicles, Foxconn founder Terry Gou said, according to CNBC.

“Automotive development in the U.S. is still more advanced than China,” Gou said. “Besides self-driving technology, I’m also interested in artificial intelligence and deep learning technology.”

Like the Wisconsin facility, no final location for the new Michigan plant has been decided. The Michigan announcement is the second such expansion announced in a state that was crucial to Donald Trump’s 2016 election to the White House.

At the end of July, President Trump announced that the iPhone supplier was to build a manufacturing plant in the Badger State at a site yet to be determined…

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Snowflake Update: Georgia Professor Letting Students Choose Their Own Grades For ‘Stress Reduction’ – Campus Reform
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A University of Georgia professor has adopted a “stress reduction policy” that will allow students to select their own grades if they “feel unduly stressed” by the ones they earned.

According to online course syllabi for two of Dr. Richard Watson’s fall business courses, he has introduced the policy because “emotional reactions to stressful situations can have profound consequences for all involved.” As such, if students feel “unduly stressed by a grade for any assessable material or the overall course,” they can “email the instructor indicating what grade [they] think is appropriate, and it will be so changed” with “no explanation” being required.

“If in a group meeting, you feel stressed by your group’s dynamics, you should leave the meeting immediately and need offer no explanation to the group members,” the policy adds…

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President Trump Goes After Democrat Senator Blumenthal: ‘He Was A Phony Vietnam Con Artist’ – The Hill

President Trump on Monday attacked Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), calling him a “phony Vietnam con artist.”

“Interesting to watch Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut talking about hoax Russian collusion when he was a phony Vietnam con artist!” Trump tweeted.

Trump added that “never in U.S. history has anyone lied or defrauded voters” like the Connecticut Democrat.

“He told stories about his Vietnam battles and conquests, how brave he was, and it was all a lie. He cried like a baby and begged for forgiveness like a child. Now he judges collusion?” the president tweeted.

Blumenthal appeared earlier in the morning on CNN’s “New Day.” During that interview, the senator said he was “concerned” the Department of Justice is “weaponizing” laws after it announced a crackdown on leaks…

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Runaway German Schoolgirl Faces Execution For Joining ISIS After Being Captured By Iraqi Soldiers In Mosul – Daily Mail
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This is the moment a German schoolgirl was found hiding in war-torn Mosul having fled from Germany to join ISIS. Jihadi bride Linda Wenzel, 16, was filmed by an Iraqi soldier when she was dragged, filthy, dazed and wounded in her arm, from the former terror stronghold.

Footage shows the teenager wincing with pain and screaming as she was led away to a makeshift prison while baying soldiers celebrated her capture. There are reports that she is being detained for questioning over terrorism offences and could face the death penalty in Iraq for being a member of ISIS.

Wenzel, who converted to Islam as a 15-year-old schoolgirl in her hometown of Pulsnitz in eastern Germany last year, ran away from home to join the fanatics after being groomed online by an ISIS recruiter…

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Rod Rosenstein: Mueller Needs To Come To Me If He Wants To Chase Any Crime Outside Scope Of Russia Probe – Washington Examiner

If special counsel Robert Mueller finds any crime outside the scope of the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, then he’ll have to seek permission, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Sunday.

“Bob Mueller understands and I understand the specific scope of the investigation, and so no, it’s not a fishing expedition,” he told host Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday.”

Rosenstein appointed Mueller to oversee the federal Russia probe, which includes a search for possible collusion with the Trump campaign, back in May after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the case, Rosenstein ultimately was given the power to hire, and fire if he has good reason, Mueller.

It has been reported that Mueller’s investigation has expanded to look at the finances of Trump and his associates, giving rise to concerns that Mueller could make it the focus of the probe. Rosenstein seemed to dismiss this issue…

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Wasserman-Schultz IT Aide Arrested While Attempting To Flee Country, Charged With Bank Fraud – Zero Hedge
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Just a day after reports emerged that the FBI had seized a number of “smashed hard drives” and other computer equipment from the residence Imran Awan, the IT aide of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, we learn that Awan has been captured at the Dulles airport while attempted to flee the country. According to Fox News, Awan has been charged with bank fraud.

Inexplicably, or perhaps not, Awan has been kept on the payroll of former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz despite a rapidly escalating scandal that potentially involves multiple federal crimes.

Meanwhile, here is a list of the 30 other Democrats that had the Awans on their taxpayer-funded payrolls…

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Man Charged With Impregnating 11-Year-Old Claims She May Have Raped Him – Law Newz

A Massachusetts man accused of raping a child by force and impregnating her had a surprising defense. Justin J. Armstrong, 38, claimed he didn’t commit the abuse, according to local newspaper The Republican – Instead, he claims she may have raped him in his sleep.

Prosecutors claim that the 11-year-old girl told them Armstrong sexually abused her for approximately 18 months. He allegedly told her he’d be arrested if she came out with the truth, but she eventually told one of her mother’s friends.

Armstrong, who was arrested Friday, denied the allegations. He told cops that according to the victim, a relative sexually abused her. As Assistant District Attorney Jill O’Connor laid it out in court Monday, he eventually learned the victim was pregnant, and suggested she raped him in his sleep.

The victim had an abortion, but the pregnancy will still play a role in this case. O’Connor said they’re still waiting for the results of a DNA test on the fetal tissue…

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Mizzou Has Officially Fired Both Employees Who Bullied Students During Mob Protests – Daily Caller
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Officials at the University of Missouri’s flagship campus in Columbia have finally rid themselves of the administrator and the professor who physically and verbally attacked student journalists during the eruption of Black Lives Matter protests that rocked the school’s campus in November 2015.

The firing of both taxpayer-funded employees – mass communication professor Melissa Click and senior associate director for Greek life Janna Basler – took 20 months. Basler, the Greek life director, shoved up against a lone student photographer Tim Tai as he attempted to capture images for a local newspaper.

Scuttlebutt about Basler’s employment status began earlier this month when Mizzou officials announced approximately 400 layoffs in the face of massive state budget cuts and a huge plunge in student enrollment…

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GOP Health Care Bill Clears First Huge Hurdle In Senate – Business Insider

The Senate narrowly voted on Tuesday to open debate on the Republican effort to overhaul healthcare, kicking off a furious voting process after tumultuous arguments within the GOP.

A procedural vote to begin debate on the House’s healthcare bill passed, 51-50, as Vice President Mike Pence cast the tiebreaking vote. It came amid the dramatic return of Sen. John McCain, who cast a crucial vote in favor of the legislation, a week after announcing he had brain cancer.

Even with this step, it is unclear whether Republicans will have the votes to eventually repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare law known as Obamacare.

Every Democrat voted against the motion on Tuesday, as well as Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski. GOP leadership could not have afforded another defection.

Several Republican members who were on the fence about the motion voted for the measure after significant pressure from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the White House. Sen. Ron Johnson came to the floor and talked privately with McConnell before finally casting a “yes” vote…

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Scaramucci Terminates Suspected Leaker Michael Short From White House – Breitbart
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Suspected leaker Michael Short has been terminated from the White House communications office, Breitbart News can confirm.

Short, an ally of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and now former Press Secretary Sean Spicer – who resigned last week – was terminated on Tuesday by new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci.

Politico’s Tara Palmeri was the first to report the news.

“Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said on Tuesday that he plans to dismiss assistant press secretary Michael Short,” Palmeri wrote on Tuesday morning…

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Al Gore Can’t Save The Global Warming Cult – Bruce Thornton

Following Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, Al Gore is releasing an update of his 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth. It’s called An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, in which no doubt we will hear the same apocalyptic hysteria of its predecessor, and the same lurid predictions that will never come true. The difference between the 2006 Academy Award winner and the updated version is that now volumes of counter-evidence and exposure of the manipulation of climate data make it obvious that catastrophic anthropogenic global warming (AGW) is a progressive cult-belief and alternative energy boondoggle, not real science.

Earlier this month PJMedia covered a new report that seriously challenges the data all warmists rely on to buttress their case that the planet has been steadily warming to disastrous levels. This peer-reviewed paper examines how the raw data from weather stations are manipulated and altered by the three main purveyors of temperature data known as Global Average Surface Temperature (GAST) – The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, and the Hadley Center for Climate Prediction and Research – before being used by other researchers…

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Obama’s IRS Paid Out As Mush As $24 Billion In Bogus Refunds – Washington Times
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The IRS doled out more than $24 billion in potentially bogus refunds claimed under several controversial tax credits in 2016, according to a new audit that said $118 million was even paid to people who weren’t authorized to work in the U.S. in the first place.

Some $16.8 billion in payments were made on improper claims under the Earned Income Tax Credit, signifying a 24 percent error rate. Investigators also estimated $7.2 billion in improper payments for the Additional Child Tax Credit, representing 25 percent of the total, and $1.1 billion in improper payments, or 24 percent, for a higher education tax credit.

The totals and error rates for the earned income and child credits were comparable for 2015, while the education tax credit saw improvement…

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Study: 8,471 Cases Of Double Voting Uncovered In 21 States – Breitbart

As the debate over President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission intensifies, a new study has found 8,471 instances of double voting during the 2016 elections occurring in 21 states.

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Institute (GAI), which was cofounded by Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer and former Breitbart Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon, analyzed data from 21 U.S. states and found that 7,271 ballots were cast in more than one state by individuals with the identical first and last name, middle initial, birthdate, and partial Social Security number.

Another 1,200 double votes meeting the same criteria were detected within the same state. Given the high methodological bar employed, GAI says the statistical “probability of correctly matching two records with the same name, birthdate, and Social Security number is close to 100 percent.”

The 37-page study is unique in that while most past voter fraud analyses have used statistical models to project fraud rates, the GAI report identified actual matches of real votes cast using public voter information rolls…

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Kid Rock Leading In Michigan Senate Poll – Daily Wire
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A new poll conducted by Delphi Analytica reveals one the most amazing results in recent polling history: among those told to choose between the two candidates, musician Robert Ritchie, aka Kid Rock, who is highly successful and famous for his hard-party image, including songs revolving around heavy drug use, sex with prostitutes and strippers as well as being featured in sex tapes, and incumbent Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow, 54% chose Kid Rock and 46% chose Stabenow.

Among voters overall, 44% were undecided.

Kid Rock has plenty of issues that an opposing candidate might target, as Politico points out:

…the no-contest plea to charges he assaulted a DJ at a Nashville strip club, the messy divorce from Pamela Anderson… when he told Rolling Stone of his distaste for Beyoncé (“I like skinny white chicks with big tits”)…

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8 Illegals Found Dead In Tractor Trailer At San Antonio Walmart, 30 Others In Bad Shape – MYSA

The driver of a tractor-trailer that was found in a Walmart parking lot with eight dead immigrants and 30 others in bad shape is in federal custody, officials said Sunday.

James M. Bradley Jr., 60, is believed to be from Florida. He was booked into a federal jail in San Antonio on human trafficking charges for his alleged role in what U.S. Attorney Richard Durbin called “an alien smuggling venture gone horribly wrong.”

“We’re working on a complaint right now,” Durbin said. “He’s in custody and he will be charged.”

The truck was parked at a back corner of the Walmart parking lot at 8538 S. Interstate 35 and Texas 16 on the Southwest Side at least since Saturday night. The eight immigrants are believed to have died as a result of heat exposure/asphyxiation, according to a San Antonio Police Department news release, but an official cause of death will be determined by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Officials said it was a refrigerated trailer but the air conditioning wasn’t working…

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58-Year-Old Starbucks Customer Stops Armed Robber With A Chair, Then Stabs Him With His Own Knife – Daily Mail
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The dramatic moment a heroic Starbucks customer beat down an armed robber with a chair has been caught on video.

Hero Cregg Jerri, 58, and suspect Ryan Michael Florez, 30, were both stabbed in the struggle for the suspect’s knife during a stickup at a Starbucks in Fresno, California on Thursday.

Police said that Florez fled the scene and later claimed to be a victim of the robbery, but was identified as the robber with the help of surveillance video, according to the Fresno Bee.

He was armed with a large knife and replica handgun, according to police.

The video shows the suspect wearing a blue mask from the Transformers franchise approaching the Starbucks counter wielding a realistic-looking handgun…

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At Least 90 Hospitalized, 50 Charged With Underage Drinking At Hartford ‘Hot Jam’ Concert – Hartford Courant

At least 90 people were hospitalized and another 50 were charged with underage drinking during the Hot 93.7 Hot Jam concert at Xfinity Theatre on Friday night, police and fire officials said.

The number of people taken to the hospital on Friday night far exceeds what is typical for a concert in the city, Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley said.

“A ‘typical’ concert is around 20-30 transports. 60 would be very bad. We had 70 once and 90 last night,” Foley said. “It depends on the act that is in town and the fan base age.”

Hartford Fire Capt. Raul Ortiz said the “constant cycling of transports” overwhelmed the department.

Hartford’s ambulance provider had to call in additional resources and some patients had to be taken to hospitals in Farmington, Manchester and New Britain, Ortiz said.

“When it’s at this level, you’re tapping into all your resources in the area,” he said.

A large number of the patients were underage concertgoers experiencing “severe intoxication,” Foley said…

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ICE Chief: We’re Coming For Sanctuary Cities, And We’re Not Sorry – Daily Wire
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Thomas D. Homan says his team, unshackled by President Donald Trump, is “open for business” and planning to target sanctuary cities with additional resources and 10,000 new agents. And he’s not sorry about it.

Homan told The Washington Examiner on Tuesday that deportation targets have surged now that President Trump has “taken the handcuffs off of law enforcement.” The top ICE official explained that illegal border crossings have plummeted by nearly 70% since Trump took office, “arrests inside the country have jumped 40% and that demands for illegal criminals in local jails has skyrocketed 80%.”

Now that illegal crossing have dropped to “a historic low,” according to Homan, border officers can turn their attention to illegal immigrants settled in the country…

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Whistleblower: Obama Labor Officials Denied Or Delayed Pay-Outs To Nuclear Workers In Hopes They Would Die – Washington Free Beacon

A senior attorney at the Labor Department is accusing agency officials of writing and manipulating regulations to intentionally delay and deny congressionally mandated compensation to nuclear-weapons workers who suffered from sicknesses – and in some cases died – as a result of their work building the nation’s Cold War nuclear arsenal.

The attorney, Stephen Silbiger, says Labor Department leadership under former Labor Secretary Tom Perez ignored years of his complaints about the “open hostility” he said some officials exhibited toward claimants, many of whom are too poor and sick to fight the agency’s denials and red tape in federal court.

When Congress passed the law creating the compensation program in 2000, a bipartisan group of lawmakers promised these nuclear workers a claimant-friendly path to compensating them or their families for illnesses related to the country’s nuclear build-up and their exposure to toxins at bomb-making facilities…

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To Shrink Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Releasing 20 Million Mosquitoes – NPR
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This summer, scientists in California are releasing 20 million mosquitoes in an effort to shrink the population of mosquitoes that can carry diseases.

It sounds counterintuitive. But the plan is to release millions of sterile male mosquitoes, which will then mate with wild female mosquitoes. The eggs the females lay won’t hatch, researchers say.

The project is called Debug Fresno and it’s being undertaken by Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, Google’s holding company. It’s the company’s first field study involving sterile mosquitoes in the U.S.

Scientists say the goal is to cut the population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes – the species responsible for spreading Zika, dengue and chikungunya…

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Desperate Libs Try New Strategy To Keep Voter Fraud Secret – Truthfeed

The Democrats are in a full-blown panic over President Trump’s Election Integrity Commission.

They are investigating the integrity of elections in the U.S., by determining exactly how many illegals are voting in our elections.

And by the looks of things, there’s a lot, because Democrats are in a tizzy. So much so, that liberal organizations are SUING the commission to prevent exposure.

Say what? The people who are supposedly OUTRAGED over possible “Russian interference” in our presidential election, suddenly don’t care about local integrity?

That doesn’t jive, does it?

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who serves as vice chairman of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, talked with Breitbart News Daily on Friday about efforts by groups like the ACLU and NAACP to prevent his commission from doing its work…

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DNC Finished Last Month $3.3 Million In Debt – Daily Caller
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The Democratic National Committee is struggling to win elections – and it’s also $3.3 million in debt.

The DNC raised just $5.5 million over the June fundraising period and outspent themselves by about $200k, finishing the month with $3.3 million in debt, according to the most recent FEC filings

Comparatively, the RNC outpaced the DNC by $8 million, raking in a record-breaking $13.5 million in total contributions.

The RNC has $44.7 million cash on hand compared to the DNC’s $7.5 million.

The DNC’s fundraising woes may be tied to their inability to communicate an effective message. According to a recent poll, 52 percent of Americans believe the Democratic Party doesn’t stand for anything – rather, they only stand against Trump…

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Trump To Order Major Review Of Defense Industrial Base, Improved Military Readiness – Washington Times

President Trump plans to sign an executive order Friday for the first government-wide assessment of the industrial base and supply chains supporting the U.S. military, White House officials said.

The study includes agencies ranging from the Pentagon and Homeland Security to Labor and Energy and is part of Mr. Trump’s strategy address lost U.S. manufacturing capability and preserve military readiness, said the officials.

“America’s defense industrial base is now facing increasing gaps in its capabilities,” said Peter Navarro, director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy.

As an example off-known gaps, he noted that only one U.S. company current can repair propellers for Navy submarine and that some military-grade semiconductors had become “endangered species.”

The executive order caps a week in which Mr. Trump focused on Made-in-America policies…

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Sean Spicer Resigns After Trump Appoints Anthony Scaramucci As Communications Director – Breitbart
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White House press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned, just six months after holding the job, according to White House sources.

Spicer made his decision after President Donald Trump appointed long-time loyalist Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director.

Trump made his decision to hire Scaramucci last night, confirming his decision on Friday morning despite protests from some in the administration.

Spicer, a career political spokesperson, was deeply opposed to the idea and resigned in protest to Trump’s decision. After White House communications director Mike Dubke resigned in May, Spicer tried to position himself as the replacement…

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“Everything Will Collapse” German Judge Warns As Refugees Flood System With Appeals – Zero Hedge

Hundreds of thousands of migrants who’ve appealed decisions by Germany’s immigration courts have brought the country’s legal system to the brink of collapse, a German judge warned on Friday.

More than 1.3 million migrants have arrived in Germany since the beginning of 2015. Since then, the sheer number of cases filed has overwhelmed the civil courts of the country, said Robert Seegmuller, chairman of the Association of German Administrative Law Judges, speaking to the publishing house Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland.

“The situation is dramatic for administrative courts,” Seegmuller told RND. “We are now completely stretched to our limits.”

Seegmuller had been complaining since spring about the number of lawsuits being filed against the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. Thousands of applicants have challenged decisions delivered on their cases by the office, including deportation orders back to potentially unsafe countries such as Afghanistan…

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Trump Eliminates More Than 800 Obama Regulations – Washington Free Beacon
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The Trump administration has stopped over 800 regulations proposed under former president Barack Obama, according to a new White House report.

Reuters reported Thursday:

The White House said Thursday it had withdrawn or removed from active consideration more than 800 proposed regulations that were never finalized during the Obama administration as it works to shrink the federal government’s regulatory footprint.

In a report, the Trump administration said it had withdrawn 469 planned regulatory actions that had been part of the Obama administration’s regulatory agenda published last fall. Officials also reconsidered 391 active regulatory proceedings actions by reclassifying them as long-term or inactive “allowing for further careful review,” the White House said…

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Rep. Tom Garrett Announces Intent To File Discharge Petition On Obamacare Repeal – Breitbart

Rep. Tom Garrett (R-VA), along with a dozen Freedom Caucus members, announced his intent to file a discharge petition that would put a clean repeal of Obamacare before the House.

The House Freedom Caucus repeatedly argued that the best path to repealing Obamacare revolves around a simple repeal of Obamacare and then replacing the Affordable Care Act with a free-market alternative.

Congress passed a clean repeal bill of Obamacare in 2015 only to have it vetoed by President Obama. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), a former chairman of the Freedom Caucus, reintroduced the same legislation in 2017. However, Congress has not taken up that legislation.

Rep. Tom Garrett announced his intent to file a discharge petition that would put that clean Obamacare repeal bill before the House. Garrett said, “I commend both the President and Republican leadership for working to replace the monstrosity that is Obamacare…

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years In Prison – Washington Times
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O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas, a Nevada parole board decided on Thursday.

The board decided that Simpson, the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star, will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.

Simpson responded emotionally, saying, “Thank you, thank you, thank you.”

Four parole commissioners in Carson City questioned Simpson by videoconference from the Lovelock Correctional Center in rural Nevada. He has been held there since he was convicted in 2008.

The conviction came 13 years to the day after he was acquitted of murder in 1995 in the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend in Los Angeles…

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Rats Fall From Ceiling At Dallas Chipotle – Zero Hedge

A day after Chipotle Mexican Grill faced an outbreak of norovirus at a Chipotle restaurant in Virginia, the company’s PR team is dealing with yet another embarrassing public-health incident. A Dallas TV station reported that, at one local Chipotle restaurant, customers’ lunch was ruined when several rodents reportedly fell from the ceiling and landed inside the dining area.

Customers said the rats appeared to materialize from out of nowhere:

“If we would have been sitting at the table next to that it definitely would have fell on top of our food because it was literally right there,” Daniela Ornelas, of Dallas, told NBC DFW, adding that she and her boyfriend were eating during the lunch rush at the restaurant.

“I just kept wondering what it was, and I kept looking around until I looked at the floor, and I saw three rats, and I ran,” Ornelas said.

Chipotle shares plunged more than 6% on Tuesday after multiple customers reported getting sick after eating at a restaurant in Sterling, Virginia…

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Russia To Host Major International Communist Youth Festival On Putin’s Personal Instructions – NoisyRoom
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Yes, we all know that communism is dead in Russia. They’ve told us so often enough right?

So, why are 20,000 young communists from all over the world converging on Sochi, Russia, this October to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution?

“The main agenda of the discussion program is to encompass the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations.”

The hosting organization is the old Soviet front World Federation of Democratic Youth which has been hosting such festivals every three or four years since 1949.

And guess who personally intervened to ensure that the grand event was held on Russian soil?

Vladimir Putin, that’s who. And he is very enthusiastic.

Here he is conferring with the Russian Festival organizing committee in February 2016.

Its in Russian, but it’s easy to get the gist.

This is a completely communist event. It will be the biggest youth festival by far, since the “collapse of communism.”…

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#CNNBlackmail: Fake News Network Draws Huge Backlash After Threatening To ID Man Behind Trump-WWE Video – Daily Caller

CNN sparked a backlash Tuesday night after threatening to identify the Reddit user who claimed to have created a meme of Donald Trump body-slamming the CNN logo that the president later shared on Twitter.

CNN targeted Reddit user HanAssholeSolo because he took credit for the video and apparently had a history of making racist and anti-Semitic remarks online.

CNN reporter Andrew Kaczynski opted not to identify the user “because he is a private citizen who has issued an extensive statement of apology, showed his remorse by saying he has taken down all his offending posts, and because he said he is not going to repeat this ugly behavior on social media again.”

But Kaczynski then added that “CNN reserves the right to publish his identity should any of that change,” seemingly indicating that CNN would identify the user if he repeats his “ugly behavior” on social media…

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Italy Furious After Austria Deploys Troops, Armored Vehicles To Border – Zero Hedge
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An angry Italy summoned Austria’s ambassador after the government in Vienna announced it was ready to re-introduce border controls and deploy troops and armored vehicles along the border to block any migrant influx out of Italy. Austrian Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil told Kronen Zeitung daily that troops could go to the Brenner Pass and that four Pandur armoured personnel carriers had been sent to the Tyrol region with 750 troops were on standby.

“We need to prepare for the migration development in Italy, and I expect very promptly that border controls will have to be activated and assistance requested,” Hans Peter Doskozil told the online edition of the Krone daily, adding that a military deployment at the busy Alpine pass would be “indispensable if the influx into Italy [across the Mediterranean] does not diminish”…

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Spy Chief: There Are 2,000 Islamic Extremists In Sweden – Daily Mail

Sweden is home to 2,000 Islamist extremists, the nation’s intelligence chief revealed today – ten times the number recorded before Europe’s migrant crisis.

Anders Thornberg, head of domestic spy service Sapo, attributed the rise primarily to the sophisticated propaganda machine of ISIS.

Although ‘few extremists’ have ‘the will and ability’ to carry out attacks, they must be found and closely followed, Thornberg said.

‘It’s important that everyone in Sweden takes responsibility to end this trend before we see an attack or a violent act,’ Thornberg told news agency TT in an interview published on Monday.

Sweden has been on the edge ever since an Uzbek national, who had shown sympathies for jihadist groups including ISIS, used a stolen truck to mow down pedestrians on a busy shopping street in Stockholm on April 7, killing five people and injuring 15.

Europe has seen a string of attacks in recent years including large-scale assaults in Paris Brussels and Berlin…

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North Korea Launches Its First Ever ICBM, “Can Reach Alaska” – Zero Hedge
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There was something different – and symbolic – about last night’s North Korean ballistic missile launch which not coincidentally took place on US Independence Day, because shortly after the event, North Korea announced it would have an important announcement to make.

This time it did not disappoint, when the country declared that it had successfully tested its first intermediate-range intercontinental ballistic missile which flew for a record time/altitude for the rogue state, and is seen as a “watershed moment” in its push to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the mainland United States.

North Korea, it said, was now “a full-fledged nuclear power that has been possessed of the most powerful inter-continental ballistic rocket capable of hitting any part of the world”…

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Illegal Alien Arrests Doubling Under Trump – Breitbart

Arrests of illegal immigrants have more than doubled in San Diego, California, under President Trump’s immigration orders.

In a report by the San Diego Union-Tribune, new data shows that illegal immigrants in southern California are being arrested at roughly the same rate before former President Obama’s era of relaxed border policies.

Between February and May, nearly 550 illegal immigrants were arrested in San Diego alone by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.

Compare that to the number of illegal immigrants arrested in that same time period last year, where only 242 foreign nationals were arrested. In 2015, during the same time frame, ICE agents only arrested 267 illegal immigrants.

Authorities commented on the recent change of pace.

“We’re still focusing on criminals, but we’re not confined to them,” ICE’s Assistant Field Director in San Diego, Clinton Johnston told the San Diego Union-Tribune…

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Swedish Music Festival Canceled Due To Rape Spree – Daily Caller
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Organizers of Sweden’s largest music festival have canceled the 2018 event after failing to stop sexual assaults. More than 50,000 people visit the Brهvalla Festival each year.

Organizers stepped up their efforts against violence after five rapes and 14 cases of sexual assault were reported in 2016. With three rapes and 22 sexual assaults reported by the festival’s conclusion Saturday night, the festival’s founder said he can no longer allow the festival to go on.

“I’ve had enough. Violence kills the festival experience, the love for music and, beyond anything else, it hurts people,” Folkert Koopmans, the founder of Brهvalla Festival, said in a press release…

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Child Rapist Duped Immigration Officials, Got U.S. Citizenship – Breitbart

A man born in Mexico who was convicted of child rape in Texas and then duped immigration officials to become a U.S. citizen. Officials stripped that citizenship after learning of his fraud. Almost 20 years after his initial conviction, the man was serving jail time in Mexico on another rape case.

This week, U.S. District Court Judge Vanessa Gilmore issued an order stripping 54-year-old Jose Arizmendi of his U.S. citizenship and taking away all rights and privileges, information released by the U.S. Department of Justice revealed.

In April 1996, Arizmendi had pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child in Harris County. According to prosecutors, soon after entering his plea, he applied for naturalization. During a subsequent interview about his application in October 1996, Arizmendi was asked by an immigration official if he had ever been arrested, indicted, charged, or detained for breaking any laws while in the country…

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Leftist Assclown Update: Obama Warns Americans About Too Much Patriotism On 4th Of July Weekend – American Mirror
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While most Americans are gathering with family and community this weekend to celebrate the most exceptional country in the history of the world, Mr. Hope and Change is halfway around the world talking doom and gloom – and criticizing his successor.

Barack Obama visited Indonesia this weekend, and in a series of appearances, attacked love of country and the policies of Donald Trump.

The Guardian reports:

The former U.S. president said some countries had adopted “an aggressive kind of nationalism” and “increased resentment of minority groups”, in a speech in Indonesia on Saturday that could be seen as a commentary on the U.S. as well as Indonesia…

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Trump’s War Of Annihilation Strategy Against ISIS Frees Military To Quickly Seize Territory – Washington Times

President Trump’s war of annihilation against the Islamic State played out this spring in the Syrian town of Tabqa, a critical prize in the ongoing final march to Raqqa.

Defense Secretary James Mattis announced the annihilation strategy in mid-May, but before that commanders in Iraq and Syria got the go-ahead to fight ISIS, as the Pentagon calls the terrorist army, Trump-style.

Under President Obama, U.S. Army Special Forces assigned to Syrian Democratic Forces needed special approval from Washington for virtually all tactical moves amid the politically complex theater of Americans, Arabs, Kurds, Turks and Syrians.

In Tabqa, where the city, its dam and its airfield were the objectives, the Green Berets decided they needed an airlift. Suddenly minus red tape, Arabs, Kurds and Americans were helicoptering into battle, and they quickly seized territory.

Under Mr. Obama, Islamic State terrorists could at times retreat from towns, immune from airstrikes if they used civilians as cover…

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Federal Judge Blocks California Gun Magazine Confiscation Scheme – Washington Free Beacon
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A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction on Thursday that blocks California from enforcing their gun magazine confiscation law.

U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez said in his ruling that the law, which would make it illegal to possess any gun magazine capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition, likely violates the Second Amendment rights of the plaintiffs in the case. He ordered that California immediately stop enforcing the law pending further legal action.

“The Court does not lightly enjoin a state statute, even on a preliminary basis,” Judge Benitez said in the ruling. “However, just as the Court is mindful that a majority of California voters approved Proposition 63 and that the government has a legitimate interest in protecting the public from gun violence…

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Senator Lee Pushes Full Repeal Of Obamacare If GOP Can’t Strike A Healthcare Deal – Washington Examiner

Utah Sen. Mike Lee said Senate Republicans should jump back on board a plan they all backed 18 months ago and vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act in full if they cannot find a deal on the Senate GOP healthcare bill.

Lee said on CBS Sunday that Republicans were fine with repealing the law in full in December 2015 and should do the same if they find that an agreement on the Better Care Reconciliation Act is out of reach.

“What we ought to do is get back to what I’ve been suggesting for the last six months, and that is to push full repeal and then go through a step-by-step process to determine what comes next,” he said.

Lee is one of the conservative holdouts who has refused to back the Senate Republican healthcare plan to repeal and replace parts of Obamacare. He’s found the bill as written is not conservative enough and doesn’t go far enough in fulfilling the campaign promise Republicans have run on since the bill passed in 2010…

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Trump Cuts White House Budget, Saves American Taxpayers $22 Million – Breitbart
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President Donald Trump ran for office saying that the federal government spends too much. And now, with his own budget, he is leading the way by cutting spending in the White House and saving the American taxpayers a projected $22 million.

The savings come from a cut in the amount spent on Michelle Obama’s budget as First Lady, an end to the large number of “czars” and so-called “fellowships” that Obama employed, and a smaller White House workforce, Forbes magazine reported.

After the White House released its annual budget report last week, Adam Andrzejewski, president of government watchdog group OpenTheBooks.com, compared the newly reported budget to the last two years of the Obama administration…

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The Media Is The Greatest Enemy Of A Free Press – Daniel Greenfield

The media finally found its hero.

The hero was Brian Karem, the sweaty, surly and unshaven correspondent for Playboy, who whined that Sarah Huckabee-Sanders, the Deputy White House Press Secretary, was “bullying” the abused media.

Vox dubbed Karem “heroic” for defending “CNN’s honor.” The media’s “honor” has fallen so low that it needs defending by the red light district. If the media’s honor gets any lower, its honor will need an assist from the Mafia, Mexican drug cartels, NAMBLA and the Toxic Waste Association of America.

Karem claimed to be inspired by the tantrums of CNN’s Jim Acosta. CNN was particularly upset by the White House denying the network the precious video that it needs to show off its latest Trump attacks.

Off-camera briefings are a good start. Off-media briefings would be even better.

Under the illiterate headline, “We Stood Up to the Administration Today Because Free Press is Crucial,” Karem wrote at Playboy…

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4 Killed, 45 Wounded In Chicago Over 4th Of July Weekend – Chicago Sun-Times
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At least 49 people were shot across Chicago, four of them fatally, by Sunday night of the Fourth of July weekend.

Last year’s Independence Day weekend ended with 66 people shot – a total that actually stoked cautious optimism with the lowest death toll for the July 4 weekend in nearly a decade.

On Saturday, Chicago Police touted a 14 percent decline in shootings this year compared to the first six months of 2016, and they hoped to tamp down the holiday weekend violence with the help of a new gun violence strike force that includes ATF agents.

At least 1,786 people have been shot in the city this year, 310 of them fatally, according to data maintained by the Chicago Sun-Times…

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Illinois Senate Democrats Approve 32% Income Tax Hike – WGN

Illinois Senate Democrats decided to go it alone in the budget battle Monday, approving a spending plan that would raise the income tax rate in the state by 32 percent in a party-line vote.

The measure passed 32 to 26 would increase the tax rate to nearly five percent. The Illinois House will consider the measure next, but if it passes in its current form it would likely be vetoed by Gov. Rauner. Rauner said previously he won’t approve any increase unless a property tax freeze is also included. The governor and the GOP want a freeze of at least four years, but Senate Democrats have proposed a two-year freeze.

There was a lot of contentious partisan debate on the plan to add $5.4 billion dollars to state government. The bill also raises the corporate tax rate to 7 percent, and adds service taxes for things like dry cleaning and tattoos.

There are only eight days before this legislative session ends, and during that time both chambers will need a supermajority to approve a budget…

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GOP Challenger Sends DNA Kit To Lying, Cheating, Fake Indian Elizabeth Warren – Blasting News
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In February, entrepreneur and MIT graduate #V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai announced that he would be running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Elizabeth Warren, who has been mockingly referred to as “Pocahontas” by President Trump for falsely claiming Native American heritage.

Last week, Ayyadurai – who proudly refers to himself as a “real Indian” – threw a jab at the #Massachusetts senator by sending her an all-expenses-paid DNA test kit from 23&Me via Amazon. Warren, apparently not amused, turned down the GOP challenger’s gift.

V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, who announced his candidacy earlier this year at a private fundraising event hosted by right-wing provocateur and “DeploraBall” organizer Mike Cernovich, took to Twitter to joke about Warren’s rejection…

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Nearly 20 Percent Of Rhode Island Voters Don’t Live In Rhode Island – Daily Caller

Some 150,000 individuals on Rhode Island’s voter rolls are not Rhode Island residents, the state’s top elections administrator has found.

The Providence Journal reports that Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea conducted an audit of the state’s voter registry and identified some 150,000 non-Rhode Islanders registered to vote in the state. Gorbea says this group of non-state residents is primarily composed of citizens who have since moved to other jurisdictions or died and does not suggest widespread fraud.

“It’s not really fraud,” Gorbea told the Journal. “It’s really just inaccuracies.”

“There isn’t a silver bullet against bloat on the voter rolls,” she added.

The Journal previously reported that there were 781,770 registered voters in the state in 2016. As such, the group of non-state residents Gorbea’s audit identified account for 19 percent of all registered voters in Rhode Island…

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Seniors Group Files FCC Complaint Against Very Fake News CNN – Breitbart
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The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC), the leading conservative seniors’ organization in the country, filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Thursday over CNN’s reporting on Russian hacking.

In the light of hidden camera videos from James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas showing a CNN producer calling the narrative “bulls***,” and CNN Contributor Van Jones’s characterization of the Russia “collusion” story as a “nothing burger,” AMAC has brought a complaint under FCC regulations against the knowing broadcast of false information.

AMAC President Dan Weber, in a press release accompanying the filing of the complaint, said:

[I]t became clear CNN personnel are violating FCC rules by ‘knowingly broadcasting false information.’

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Netherlands Considers Euthanasia For Healthy People, Doctors Say Things Are ‘Getting Out Of Hand’ – The Federalist

Politicians in the Netherlands are discussing the possibility of legalizing euthanasia for healthy people. The proposed “Completed Life Bill” would allow any person age 75 or over who decides their life is “complete” to receive euthanasia. It doesn’t matter if they are otherwise perfectly healthy.

Under current Dutch law, a person only becomes eligible for euthanasia when they have a terminal illness and are suffering unbearably. Pia Dijkstra, an MP for Dutch political party D66, is preparing to introduce the Completed Life Bill. D66 spearheaded most of the groundbreaking socially progressive legislation for which the Netherlands is famous. They are historically a smaller party – they’ve never had a Prime Minister – but they’ve proven themselves to be politically effective.

What Would It Take For This To Pass?

D66 would eventually like to legalize euthanasia for any adult who wishes to die. They openly admit that the Completed Life Bill is a step towards realizing that goal…

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German Lawmakers Pass Nazistic Censorship Law – The Verge
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German lawmakers have passed a controversial law under which Facebook, Twitter, and other social media companies could face fines of up to €50 million ($57 million) for failing to remove hate speech. The Network Enforcement Act, commonly referred to as the “Facebook law,” was passed by the Bundestag, Germany’s parliamentary body, on Friday. It will go into effect in October.

Under the law, social media companies would face steep fines for failing to remove “obviously illegal” content – including hate speech, defamation, and incitements to violence – within 24 hours. They would face an initial fine of €5 million, which could rise to €50 million. Web companies would have up to one week to decide on cases that are less clear cut…

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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Wednesday (06/14/17)


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

So what was happening?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rolling Stone declined to comment…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Homan makes no apologies…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Forget all the nervous gasps.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Trump Budget Cuts EPA By 31 Percent – Washington Free Beacon

The Trump administration’s budget cuts the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent.

The budget, released officially Tuesday, seeks to reduce the agency’s redundancies and efficiencies while prioritizing infrastructure and environmental clean up efforts. If adopted, the EPA would receive $5.655 billion.

The budget allocates $2.3 billion for state revolving funds, an increase from current agency funding in the continuing resolution. Other budget increases include programs related to drinking water, wastewater, and infrastructure.

The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program, which provides subsidies for water projects, would receive $20 million. The administration expects private-public partnerships of up to $1 billion for infrastructure investments.

In addition, nearly $1 billion will go towards clean up efforts, including superfund sites, and Brownfields. The EPA says the budget respects the American taxpayer by saving $1 billion by eliminating roughly 50 duplicative programs…

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Drunk Driver Damages ‘Don’t Drink And Drive’ Patrol Car In Crystal River, Florida – WFLA
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The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office says a newly unveiled “Don’t Drink and Drive” patrol car was damaged after a crash involving a drunk driver.

Deputies say 63-year-old Paul Wilkins of Crystal River drove through cones at a traffic control point near US-19 and Citrus Avenue around 10 p.m. Saturday. The 2017 Pirate Fest was happening at the time in the area and deputies were warning drivers about traffic in the area.

After driving through the cones, the sheriff’s office says Wilkins hit a detective’s car and pushed it forward 30 feet into the new “Don’t Drink and Drive” patrol car.

Both sheriff’s office cars were parked and had red and blue lights flashing. Wilkins told deputies he did not see them…

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Democrat Congressional Candidate Says Sexism Not Islam Is To Blame For Manchester Terrorist Attack – Townhall

Cortney covered the horrific terrorist attack in Manchester, UK after an Ariana Grande concert, which left 22 people dead, including an eight-year-old girl, and at least 50 people wounded.

It’s the worst terror attack the United Kingdom has experienced since the London July 7 bombings in 2005. Twelve of the 22 fatalities were under the age of 16. The UK authorities are treating this as a terrorist attack.

The perpetrator of this suicide bombing was 23-year-old Salman Abedi, who detonated his explosive near the box office of the Manchester Arena. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Responses have been that of shock, horror, disgust, and sadness. Social media responses are mostly an outpouring of support, though some have been quite vile. Over here, one Democratic congressional candidate in Massachusetts, Brianna Wu, decided to blame sexism instead of terrorism…

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Leftist Crime Update: Obama NSA Conducted Illegal Searches On Americans For Years – Circa
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The National Security Agency under former President Barack Obama routinely violated American privacy protections while scouring through overseas intercepts and failed to disclose the extent of the problems until the final days before Donald Trump was elected president last fall, according to once top-secret documents that chronicle some of the most serious constitutional abuses to date by the U.S. intelligence community.

More than 5 percent, or one out of every 20 searches seeking upstream Internet data on Americans inside the NSA’s so-called Section 702 database violated the safeguards Obama and his intelligence chiefs vowed to follow in 2011, according to one classified internal report reviewed by Circa.

The Obama administration self-disclosed the problems at a close-door hearing Oct. 26 before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that set off alarm…

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Racist ‘Social Justice Warriors’ Destroy White Women-Owned Small Business – Heatstreet

Kali Wilgus and Liz “LC” Connelly, owners of Portland pop-up shop Kooks Burritos, just wanted to make and sell some really great burritos. So when they were on a trip to Puerto Nuevo, Mexico, they “picked the brains” of the local tortilla ladies and brought those recipes back to the States.

“I picked the brains of every tortilla lady there in the worst broken Spanish ever, and they showed me a little of what they did,” Connelly told Willamette Weekly. “They told us the basic ingredients, and we saw them moving and stretching the dough similar to how pizza makers do before rolling it out with rolling pins. They wouldn’t tell us too much about technique, but we were peeking into the windows of every kitchen, totally fascinated by how easy they made it look. We learned quickly it isn’t quite that easy.”

Whelp, apparently this interview sparked an Internet shitstorm, which ended in Kooks Burritos shutting down and the two white women who owned it scrubbing social media of the business’ existence…

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Petition Started To Appoint Special Prosecutor To Investigate Seth Rich Murder – Gateway Pundit
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The parents of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich demand that the D.C. police reveal the details of the murder investigation after reports surfaced that he may have been the source of WikiLeaks emails.

On July 8, 2016, 27-year-old Democratic staffer Seth Conrad Rich was murdered in Washington DC. The killer or killers took nothing from their victim, leaving behind his wallet, watch and phone.

Shortly after the killing, Redditors and social media users were pursuing a “lead” saying that Rich was en route to the FBI the morning of his murder, apparently intending to speak to special agents about an “ongoing court case” possibly involving the Clinton family…

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Democrats In Illinois Senate Pass 33% Hike In Personal And Corporate Income Taxes – Zero Hedge

Senate Democrats in Illinois, with a final vote of 32-26, have just passed a new budget proposal that includes a massive personal and corporate income tax hike and an expansion of the state’s sales tax, after saying they are no longer willing to wait for a broader deal with Republicans.

As the Chicago Tribune noted earlier this morning, the Democrats’ budget proposal includes a ~33% hike in both the the personal and corporate income tax rates and an expansion of the state’s share of sales tax revenue. In all, the package would cost Illinois taxpayers an incremental $5 billion.

Democrats spent the weekend tweaking the spending plan, and unveiled an updated proposal late Monday. It calls for spending $37.3 billion after raising about $5 billion through the tax hikes; a floor vote is expected Tuesday, said Sen. Heather Steans, a Chicago Democrat and key budget negotiator.

The blueprint relies on the passage of companion legislation that would raise the personal income tax rate from 3.75 percent to 4.95 percent, which is just below the 5 percent rate in place before Rauner took office…

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Roger Moore Dead At 89- Fox News
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Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond in seven of the 007 films, has died. He was 89.

His children shared the news on his verified Twitter account Tuesday that Moore had died in Switzerland after a “short but brave battle with cancer.”

“With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated,” the statement said.

Moore’s relaxed style and sense of whimsy, which relied heavily on the arched eyebrow, seemed a commentary on the essential ridiculousness of the Bond films, in which the handsome British secret agent was as adept at mixing martinis, bedding beautiful women and ordering gourmet meals as he was at disposing of super-villains trying to take over the world…

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Astronomical Percentage Of British Students Willing To Pay For College With Sex – Daily Caller

A staggering majority of students in the United Kingdom are willing to enter into a relationship with a “sugar daddy” to fund their college ambitions.

The crushing weight of student loan debt is pushing young adults into desperation, forcing them to look for new ways to potentially fund their educations. London South Bank University conducted a poll with The Independent, investigating what students are willing to do for a financial boost. Broadly, the Sunday poll found roughly one in three students are willing to trade sex for tuition, reports The Independent.

Roughly 75 percent of respondents said they would devote time to a “sugar daddy” when asked if they would engage in a relationship with a person they were attracted to for free tuition.

“What does it mean? We don’t know yet, but openness to the idea of becoming a sugar baby is far higher than we had predicted,” Dr. Julia Shaw and Gemma Daglish, lead researchers of the survey, said in an analysis, according to The Independent…

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“I Don’t Do Evidence”: Former CIA Director Squirms When Asked About Trump/Russia Evidence – MILO
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Former CIA Chief John Brennan was in the hot seat earlier today as Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) grilled him on whether or not there is any evidence of Trump/Russia collusion during the 2016 Presidential Campaign.

As The Daily Caller reports, Brennan was testifying before the House Intelligence Committee.

“Did you see evidence of collusion, coordination, conspiracy between Donald Trump and Russian state actors?” asked Gowdy quite pointedly.

Brennan’s reply came, “I saw information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation by the bureau to determine whether such operation and collusion was taking place.”

“That doesn’t help us a lot,” shot back Gowdy. “What was the nature of the information?”…

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Theresa May Says Another Terrorist Attack Is Feared Imminent – Daily Mail

Troops are to be deployed onto Britain’s streets amid fears a further terror attack ‘may be imminent’.

Theresa May announced the move this evening, less than 24 hours after the bomb attack at a teen concert in Manchester, which left 22 dead and 59 injured.

The Prime Minister confirmed the identity of the Manchester suicide bomber as 22-year-old British Libyan Salman Abedi.

But intelligence agencies fear he may not have acted alone – leaving open the possibility of an active Islamist terror cell on the loose.

Britain’s Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre last night raised the terror threat level to ‘critical’, its highest level.

The threat level has only been raised to ‘critical’ twice since the system was introduced in August 1, 2006.

It came after the worst UK atrocity since 2005, when a nail bomber murdered 22 concert-goers as young as eight at an Ariana Grande concert.

The suicide bomber Abedi, a Mancunian of Libyan descent, was the son of an airport security worker, MailOnline can reveal…

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Muslim Suicide Bomber Kills 22, Injures 119 In Manchester, England Arena Bombing – Daily Mirror
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wenty two people, including children, were killed and 119 injured after a suicide bomber carried out a terror attack at Manchester Arena.

Hundreds of people fled the packed arena screaming after hearing ‘loud bangs’ at the end of an Ariana Grande concert last night.

Many of the gig goers were young female fans of primary school age, with an eight-year-old schoolgirl among those killed.

This morning, panicked parents were searching for their missing kids after the attacker detonated an IED at the venue.

Pictures of children and teens who attended the concert were being circulated on social media in a desperate bid to track them down.

It came as Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins revealed the death toll had risen from 19 to 22…

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Newt Gingrich: World Leaders Respect Trump; Media ‘Pygmies’ Don’t – News Max

It’s “ironic” to watch world leaders in Israel and Saudi Arabia treating President Donald Trump with “enormous respect” while the “pygmies” in the media treat him with contempt, and the president and his administration should take a tougher stance against them, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday.

“The reporters are pygmies, they’re little midgets,” Gingrich told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” program. “They spent their lifetime watching other people do real things.”

Further, Gingrich said, the Trump administration should put out a new rule when it comes to the media.

“If you’re a midget, that’s fine, but you’re not going to be at a press conference with me or my staff,” Gingrich said members of the media should be told. “I think they need to have a tougher attitude toward the media.”

That would mean, he continued, for Trump to remind members of the media that he is the president, and “‘you’re not. And if you’re not worthy of my talking to you, I’m not going to talk to you.'”…

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Sebastian Gorka: Trump’s Riyadh Speech Was ‘Kryptonite To Neo-Conservatism’, Obama’s ‘Alice In Wonderland’ Policies – Breitbart
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Dr. Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president, formerly National Security editor for Breitbart News, told Breitbart News Daily on Monday that President Trump’s visit to the Middle East has been a “stunning” success.

“It’s what we predicted. We didn’t tell anybody, but the international press, even the Guardian, of all places, in the U.K., has been nice or at worst neutral,” he observed. “It’s going as we expected. The leadership of the president is shining through, whether it’s in Riyadh or now in Israel.”

SiriusXM host Alex Marlow pointed out that U.S. media coverage has been consumed with hysteria over President Trump’s political difficulties, which has stampeded some Republican politicians into portraying the Trump White House as crippled or even mortally wounded…

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Owner Of Bar Where Seth Rich Was Last Seen Alive: Cops Never Talked To Staff Or Looked At Surveillance Video – WorldNetDaily

A manager of the Washington, D.C., bar where Democratic National Committee worker Seth Rich was last spotted hours before he was shot and killed last summer told WND that D.C. police officers never interviewed the bar’s staff or requested any evidence from the bar, including the bar’s surveillance video from that night, as part of an investigation into Rich’s murder.

The revelation backs up a claim made by a private investigator who worked on the case who said D.C. police were told to “stand down” on the investigation. WND also can report that the investigator recently was ordered to “cease and desist” his work on the murder case.

“The police never asked for the surveillance video from that night,” a manager of Lou’s City Bar told WND.

His name is being withheld for this story.

He said the bar’s surveillance video runs in a cycle of 30 days and that, by now, any footage that may have existed of Rich the last night he was seen alive has been taped over.

Furthermore, the manager said police never asked for any other kind of evidence from the bar such as Rich’s bar receipt from that night…

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Trump Becomes First U.S. President To Pray At Jerusalem’s Western Wall – Washington Times
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President Trump on Monday became the first sitting U.S. president to pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, one of the holiest sites in Judaism.

Mr. Trump placed his right hand on the ancient stone wall, prayed and placed a small paper prayer note in a crevice, as is tradition. He and first lady Melania Trump also toured the nearby Church of the Holy Sepulchre, at the site where most Christians believe Christ was crucified and buried.

Mr. Trump said later that he was “deeply moved” by his visit to the wall.

“It will leave an impression on me forever,” he said.

The Western Wall forms the foundation of the Second Jewish Temple, built by King Herod in the first century B.C., and is a pilgrimage site for Jews all over the world…

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Almost 740,000 Visa Overstays In 2016 – Numbers USA

Visa overstaying remains a serious problem in the United States. 739,450 people overstayed their visas in 2016, and almost 630,000 remained in the U.S. by year’s end, according to a new DHS report. The actual number may be higher because the report does not cover foreign visitors who entered through a vehicular or land port of entry.

The biggest offender countries were Canada and Mexico. 182,000 foreign nationals overstayed from just those two nations. By arrival category, student visa holders were the worst. Five percent of the 1.5 million student or exchange students ignored their visa terms.

Of the more than 21.6 million Visa Waiver Program, 147,282 overstayed their visa, with 128,806 suspected in-country overstays.

Only 1.5 percent of the 50,437,278 visitors who came through air and sea ports left in accordance with their visa. But due to the volume, the small overstay rate accounts for almost 740,000 illegal aliens….

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Why The Left Refuses To Talk About Venezuela – Christopher Kemmett
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During the 2016 presidential election, Bernie Sanders refused to answer questions about Venezuela during an interview with Univision. He claimed to not want to talk about it because he’s “focused on my campaign.” Many suggested a more plausible reason: Venezuela’s present economy is an example of what happens when a state implements Bernie Sanders-style social democracy.

Similarly, Pope Francis – who has taken the time to denounce pro-market ideologies for allegedly driving millions into poverty – seems uninterested in talking about the untrammeled impoverishment of Venezuela in recent years. Samuel Gregg writes in yesterday’s Catholic World Report:

“Pope Francis isn’t known as someone who holds back in the face of what he regards as gross injustices…

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4 Dead, 34 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings – Chicago Sun-Times

Four people were killed and at least 34 others, including a 9-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday night and Monday morning.

The weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. Sunday, when an 18-year-old man was killed and a 15-year-old boy was wounded in the 100 block of North Parkside in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The man was shot in the back and pronounced dead at the scene at 2:52 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. His name has not yet been released. The teenager, who was not cooperating with investigators, suffered a gunshot wound to the shin and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized.

Earlier Sunday, a 46-year-old man was shot to death in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. He was walking on the sidewalk about 3:45 a.m. in the 2700 block of West 55th Street when a male walked up to him and shot him in the head. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died, authorities said. His name has not yet been released…

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‘Your Soul Will Be Fully Condemned’: Trump’s Saudi Speech Warns Islamic Terrorists Their Days Are Numbered – Daily Mail
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Donald Trump insisted in a speech addressing global ‘Islamic extremism’ that Muslim leaders must scare would-be terrorists into submission, warning them about the impact suicide bombings will have on their immortal souls.

‘Religious leaders must make this absolutely clear: Barbarism will deliver you no glory – piety to evil will bring you no dignity,’ Trump said in a sumptuous Saudi ballroom that put Mar-a-Lago to shame.

‘If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be fully condemned,’ he said.

‘Heroes don’t kill innocents,’ a confident Trump declared at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh. ‘They save them.’…

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Elizabeth ‘Pocahontas’ Warren Gets Called Out By Cherokee Indians About Her Heritage: ‘Prove It’ – Gateway Pundit

V.A. Shiva, an Indian-born entrepreneur and scientist, recently publicly challenged Elizabeth Warren to submit a DNA test to prove that she is Cherokee as she has so frequently claimed.

President Donald Trump has nicknamed Warren, “Pocahontas” in response to her claims to be Native American. On top of V.A. Shiva’s call to action, which you can watch below, he also put a video up with a handful of Cherokee Indians commenting on the disrespect they feel due to Warren’s lies or exaggerations of her heritage.

One of the first speakers brings up a number of good points:

“Elizabeth Warren, being someone that has a professorship should have some type of ethics. How can you trust a person like that? If they’re willing to lie about themselves and where they’re from and who they are, you know? My name is Dale French, I was born and raised here on the Cherokee Indian reservation, and I just don’t approve of that…”

John Grant, another Cherokee Indian commented:

“That’s not right at all, she’s lying to the American public by running for public office and claiming a race that she’s not. If she’s claiming that she’s Native American, prove it.”…

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ACLU Lawyer Tells Judge That Trump’s Travel Ban ‘Could Be Constitutional’ if Enacted By Hillary – NTK
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ACLU Lawyer Omar Jadwat, arguing against President Trump’s travel ban before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, admitted that the same exact travel ban “could be” constitutional if it were enacted by Hillary Clinton.

Jadwat argued that Trump’s campaign animus motivated the order, making it illegitimate. This claim was challenged by the Fourth Circuit’s Judge Paul Niemeyer.

“If a different candidate had won the election and then issued this order, I gather you wouldn’t have any problem with that?” Niemeyer asked.

Jadwat dodged on directly answering the question at first, but Niemeyer persisted, asking the question again…

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For The First Time, You Can Track Every Dollar The Government Spends – Zero Hedge

Despite paying trillions in Federal taxes every year, Americans’ requests for a clear, detailed breakdown of where their money goes every year, have gone unanswered and been ignored by both Republican and Democrat administrations for one simple reason: transparency has an unpleasant way of mutating into accountability, which is the scariest thing imaginable for any career politician.

Not any more.

On Tuesday, the US Treasury launched a new website designed to track virtually every dollar – out of roughly $4 trillion – in federal spending. The new website, Beta.USAspending.gov, was created to put data into the hands of taxpayers by empowering them to track how their tax dollars are spent. The site is designed to follow federal agency spending and, for the first time, links spending data to awards distributed by the government.

In the statement, the Treasury said that “the new site provides taxpayers with the ability to track nearly USD in government spending from Washington, DC directly into their communities and cities,” says Treasury Secretary Mnuchin…

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No one should have been surprised, in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey, to see Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) rush to a podium and grab a microphone. And no one should have been surprised to see Schumer express alarm and outrage over the firing of someone he said he’d “lost confidence in” back in November.

Schumer’s babblings and bleatings were little different than countless other Washington Democrats, many of whom changed tunes from directly blaming Comey for Hillary Clinton losing the presidency to screaming about Comey’s firing in the space of less than an hour. It was an unmitigatedly shameful performance, and to neutral or hostile observers it highlighted just how philosophically and intellectually lost the Democratic Party and the American Left have become…

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Powerful Podesta Firm Withheld Key Details Of Russia, Trump Aide Links – Daily Caller

A powerhouse Washington lobbying firm linked to influential Democrats failed to disclose lucrative work it did for Ukrainian political figures closely tied to Russia and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, according to CNN.

“The firm, the Podesta Group, said nothing in a 2012 lobbying report to Congress about at least 32 meetings, emails and other communications it had with the State Department, at a time when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was scrutinizing Ukraine’s upcoming election, records show,” CNN reported Tuesday.

“The new disclosures shed light on the web of contacts between Russian-leaning Ukrainians, Washington lobbyists and U.S. policymakers during the Obama administration. The Podesta Group filed new, detailed lobbying disclosures in April to augment lobbying reports from 2012 to 2014 that had given little detail,” CNN said.

The latest revelations about the Podesta firm add to those previously reported by The Daily Caller News Foundation’s (TheDCNF) Investigative Group…

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Trump Finally Fires Corrupt FBI Director Comey – Reuters
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey in the fallout over Comey’s probe of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails last year, saying Comey was no longer able to effectively lead the agency.

“It is essential that we find new leadership for the FBI that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement mission,” Trump said in a letter to Comey released by the White House. Trump told Comey in the letter he accepted the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions that “you are not able to effectively lead the bureau.”

Comey has been embroiled in controversy surrounding his probe into whether Clinton’s use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state during President Barack Obama’s first term compromised national security…

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Teaching Racism In K-12 Classrooms – Matthew Vadum

Teachers at Highlands Elementary, a school in Edina, Minnesota, are indoctrinating five-year-olds in order to radicalize them and encourage them to become activists obsessed with race.

Public school teachers across America already saturate students with information about racial injustice in America in a nonstop barrage of historic facts and ahistorical nonsense. And in the culture at large, the media, politicians, and the entertainment industry can’t stop talking about race. The last thing any young student in America needs is to be taught about is race. Race matters only to radicals.

Leftists believe you have to get ’em while they’re young and impressionable.

Marxist theorist Paolo Freire advocated in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, that schools be used to inculcate radical values in students so they become agents of social change. Freire held that the so-called dominant pedagogy “silences” poor and minority children and that there is no such thing as a neutral educational system…

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Twin Bombings In Thailand Injure 58 – Business Standard
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At least 58 people were injured on Tuesday in two successive explosions at a shopping mall in southern Thailand’s Pattani province, officials said.

The first bomb went off inside the Big C mall at 2.08 p.m. (local time), followed shortly by a second and more powerful one in the parking area, a Pattani provincial police official told EFE in a phone interview.

Photos inside the shopping mall, where the first explosion went off, showed lesser damage compared to the ones taken in the parking lot where a number of vehicles were destroyed by the second blast.

The second bomb was hidden in a car sporting a licence plate of the neighbouring Yala province…

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Students Leave A Pineapple In A Museum, Everyone Mistakes It For Art- Heatstreet

A pineapple that was left in the middle of an art exhibition by two students at a Scottish university has now been “adopted” as a work of art.

Ruairi Gray, 22, and his friend Lloyd Jack, left the exotic fruit they had bought in a supermarket for £1 on a stand at the Look Again exhibition at Robert Gordon University (RGU) as a “joke.”

To their surprise, when the two friends later returned to the exhibition four days later, the pineapple had been covered by a glass case and put on show at the center of the display.

Gray, a business information technology student, told the MailOnline: “I saw an empty art display stand and decided to see how long it would stay there for or if people would believe it was art.

“I came in later and it had been put in a glass case – it’s the funniest thing that has happened all year. My honors supervisor saw it and asked an art lecturer if it was real because he could not believe it.”

It remains unclear who had the curatorial chutzpah to elevate this lonely fruit to the status of art piece…

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New Tick-Borne Virus Far Deadlier Than Lyme Disease – WorldNetDaily
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The Centers for Disease Control is warning of the emergence of a far deadlier tick-related virus than Lyme Disease – one that kills 10 percent of those infected and permanently disables the other 50 percent.

It’s called POW for short, or Powassan, and it, like Lyme, is carried by deer.

Recent cases have been noted in the Northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes states.

The virus can cause inflammation of the brain, leading to death in 10 percent of cases and permanent disability in 50 percent of cases.

Signs and symptoms of infection can include fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, seizures, and memory loss, according to the CDC. Long-term neurological problems may occur…

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Leftist Insanity Update: College Asks Students To Contemplate ‘Pee Privilege’ – Campus Reform

The notorious Northern Arizona University now has signs outside of on-campus restrooms that ask students to consider whether they have “pee privilege.”

“Do you have pee privilege?” one sign questions, informing restroom-goers that if they “never have to think about gender identity, ability, or access when peeing,” then “[they] do.”

Another sign expands upon the definition of “pee privilege,” noting that the “ability to use a restroom without fear or concern for your own safety constitutes” such a privilege, explaining that other factors like the “gender binary,” or the “ability to undoubtedly know which bathroom to pick,” contribute to “pee privilege.”

Similar signage, pictures of which were obtained by Campus Reform, offers “a guide” for students on the “do’s and dont’s” of encountering a transgender person in a restroom.

“Feel like someone is in the ‘wrong’ restroom?” the flyer questions, deliberately placing “wrong” in scare quotes, and then advising students not to “question” someone who they think fits such a category…

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Gay Mayor Of Seattle Drops Re-Election Bid Due To Multple Sexual Abuse Claims – KING
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that he will not run for re-election this year. He made the announcement to reporters and supporters during a press conference at Alki Beach Bathhouse.

Murray, once considered a strong favorite to win a second term, saw his political fortunes weakened after a Kent man filed a civil suit last month alleging Murray abused him sexually in the 1980s. At the time of the alleged abuse, the accuser was a minor.

“The scandal surrounding [the allegations] and me is hurting this city. It hurts those who have been victims of abuse. It hurts my family. It hurts Michael. For these reasons, I am announcing that I am withdrawing as a candidate for mayor,” Murray said…

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University Of Mississippi Medical Center Discovers Thousands Of Unmarked Graves Of Insane Asylum Patients On Campus – Daily Mail

At least 7,000 bodies of former insane asylum patients could be unearthed on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, experts have reported.

UMMC officials first began to discover the scores of unmarked graves in 2013 during renovations at the school. That year, 66 coffins were found during construction for a road on the sprawling 164-acre campus.

In 2014, during work on a parking garage to the east of the dental school, roughly 3,000 more coffins were discovered through underground radar.

Estimates for the number of bodies have now reached as high as 7,000, and the coffins could be spread across 20 acres of the campus, The Clarion-Ledger reported on Saturday.

The reason behind UMMC’s mass network of forgotten graves dates back to 1855, when the state’s first mental institution was built in the very same spot that university buildings now stand…

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Phoenix Serial Killer Suspect Arrested In Deaths Of 9 – Washington Times
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A man was arrested Monday in a string of serial killings that terrified a Phoenix neighborhood last year, a huge break in a case that involved nine deaths and a dozen separate shootings.

Aaron Juan Saucedo, 23, faces 26 felony counts of homicide, aggravated assault and drive-by-shooting, said Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams.

Most of the killings by a gunman dubbed the Serial Street Shooter took place in a predominantly Latino neighborhood between August 2015 and July 2016.

The investigation into the serial killings had focused what authorities said were seven fatal shootings. But police on Monday said they had tied Saucedo to nine killings in all – eight random victims and one man that he knew…

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Leftist Harvard University Brings Back Segregation – Right Wing News

Martin Luther King Jr. must be rolling over in his grave right about now. Being the progressive, leftist campus that Harvard is these days, they are now segregating their graduating ceremonies. Frankly, it should not be allowed, but it will be. It’s a disgrace and does a huge disservice to black students. It’s also divisive and racist in the extreme.

The segregation will include only graduate students this year, but there are plans to expand such racial separation next year to all university students, including undergrads. Next stop, high schools. If your kids were going to Harvard, would you stand for this? Would this be okay with you? It sure as heck isn’t okay with me.

Michael Huggins, a Harvard graduate student who helped orchestrate the separate ceremonies, told The Root that the segregation “is not about segregation. This is an opportunity to celebrate Harvard’s Black excellence and Black brilliance,” said Huggins. “It’s an event where we can see each other and our parents and family can see us as a collective, whole group. A community…

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Massive Brawl Breaks Out At Florida Airport After Spirit Airlines Cancels Flights – Orlando Weekly
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Chaos ensued at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Monday night after frustrated passengers were told that nine flights with Spirit Airlines were canceled.

Cellphone footage shows customers clashing with Spirit Airline employees and deputies from the Broward Sheriff’s Office trying to maintain order. According to WVSN, several passengers were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

“All of a sudden, one particular flight got canceled, and a mob ensued up here at the front counter, in front of everyone else who had been waiting in line,” a passenger told the station.

The flight cancellations were reportedly over a labor dispute between Spirit Airlines and Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPI). In a statement Spirit blames the pilots for the chaos…

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United Airlines Traps Passengers On Grounded Plane In Miami Sun For 5 Hours, “No AC, Water, Food, Toilets” – Gateway Pundit

In an already hated industry, one airline continues to work it’s hardest to maintain it’s proud spot as *most* hated airline in America. United Airlines, the company known for beating up Asian surgeons and murdering prized pet rabbits, trapped a completely full cabin of passengers on a flight that had no lights, no air conditioning, no water, and no usable restrooms for five hours in Miami, Flordia this past Sunday.

The original boarding time was 1:06PM on Flight 1614, departing the Miami airport and headed to Newark, NJ. Once passengers arrived at the airport, they were told that there was going to be a 45-minute maintenance delay; annoying, but understandable.

When passengers boarded around 2:15, the doors shut and they were told there were mechanical failures but they would be taken care of in “15 minutes.”…

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Apple Becomes First $800 Billion Company – Breitbart
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Apple Inc. became the first company to cross the $800 billion market value threshold after a rise in stock price early in the week.

Considered the world’s most valuable company, Apple shares on the Nasdaq exchange rose in midday trading Monday to a high of $153.70 per share. Multiplied by 5.21 billion outstanding shares, the company’s value was briefly above $800 billion.

At the close of trading, Apple stood at $153.01 per share, or a market capitalization of $797.7 billion.

Apple’s 2.7 percent increase on Monday came after a positive research note from Brian White of the investment firm Drexel Hamilton, which suggested an eventual price target of $185 to $202 per share for Apple stock…

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California State Assemply Passes Bill Lifting Ban On Communists In Government – Fox News

Being a communist would no longer be a fireable offense for California government employees under a bill passed Monday by the state Assembly.

Lawmakers narrowly approved the bill to repeal part of a law enacted during the Red Scare of the 1940s and ’50s when fear that communists were trying to infiltrate and overthrow the U.S. government was rampant. The bill now goes to the Senate.

It would eliminate part of the law that allows public employees to be fired for being a member of the Communist Party.

Employees could still be fired for being members of organizations they know advocate for overthrowing the government by force or violence.

The bill updates an outdated provision in state law, said Assemblyman Rob Bonta, the San Francisco Bay Area Democrat who authored the measure.

Some Assembly Republicans said the Cold War-era law should not be changed….

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Trump Slams “Taxpayer-Funded Charade” As Clapper Confirms “No Evidence” Of Russia Collusion – Zero Hedge
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After hours of testimony, repetitive questions, and endless speculative grandstanding at today’s “Russian Hacking” allegations hearing, President Trump has weighed in:

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The Russia-Trump collusion story is a total hoax, when will this taxpayer funded charade end?
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Noting that there was nothing new…

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Sally Yates made the fake media extremely unhappy today – she said nothing but old news!
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And So It Begins, Trump’s Great Climate Purge – James Delingpole

Finally the Trump administration is starting to get serious about taking on the Green Blob.

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt – perhaps stung by criticisms that he was turning into a squish – today reaffirmed, in an interview with CNBC, that he is not a believer in catastrophic man-made global warming.

“I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there’s tremendous disagreement about the degree of impact. So no, I would not agree that it’s a primary contributor to the global warming that we see. But we don’t know that yet…”

This new boldness coincides with a purge of warmist scientific advisers at both the EPA and the Interior Department.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has chosen to replace half of the members on one of its key scientific review boards, while Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is “reviewing the charter and charge” of more than 200 advisory boards, committees, and other entities both within and outside of his department. EPA and Interior officials began informing outside advisers of the move on Friday, and notifications continued over the weekend…

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Anti-Protest Law Imposing Huge Fines On “Conspirator” Organizations – The Intercept
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A statute aimed at suppressing protests against oil and gas pipelines has been signed into law in Oklahoma, as a related bill advances through the state legislature. The two bills are part of a nationwide trend in anti-protest laws meant to significantly increase legal penalties for civil disobedience. The Oklahoma law signed this week is unique, however, in its broad targeting of groups “conspiring” with protesters accused of trespassing. It takes aim at environmental organizations Republicans have blamed for anti-pipeline protests that have become costly for local governments.

The statute Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin approved Wednesday was rushed into immediate effect under a provision that declared the situation “an emergency.” It will dramatically increase penalties against protesters who trespass on property containing a “critical infrastructure facility.”…

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10 Shot, 2 Killed, At Memorial For Shooting Victim In Chicago – News Max

The Brighton Park neighborhood of Chicago suffered 10 people shot on Sunday during a memorial for a man killed by gunfire in the neighborhood earlier that day.

The attack on those attending the memorial happened about 5:20 p.m. and killed a 25-year-old man at the scene. A 29-year-old woman died of her wounds at a hospital, officials told the Chicago Tribune.

The memorial was for Daniel Cordova, who was killed by rifle fire from a nearby alleyway, said Chicago Police first deputy superintendent Kevin Navarro.

“This evening at approximately 5:15 p.m., we had another brazen act of gang violence on the streets of Chicago,” Navarro said at a news conference, per the Chicago Sun-Times. “The people shot were participating in a memorial for a subject that was murdered earlier in the day and during this memorial, two subjects came out of an alley east of the location on 46th Place and opened fire with rifles.”

Deputy Chief Kevin Ryan said officers connected with the gang and tactical teams searched late Sunday for suspects and witnesses, said the Tribune…

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Italian TV Reporter Assaulted While Covering Arrival Of Muslim “Refugees” – BizPac Review
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A young Italian TV reporter and her cameraman were both assaulted on live TV while covering the arrival of refugees from Africa.

MATRIX Correspondent Francesca Parisella was covering the influx of immigrants who’d arrived in Italy and were sleeping at a Roman train station.

“Their hope is especially to reach Milan… and then to move to Northern Europe,” she told viewers. “It’s important to know that this reception -”

At that point, and within a minute of the beginning of the live broadcast, she and her crew were assaulted by the refugees.

“What’s happening, Francesca?” MATRIX anchor Nicola Porro asked as Parisella and her crew ran from the scene…

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Head Of ISIS In Afghanistan Confirmed Killed In Special Forces Operation – Reuters

The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, was killed in an operation on April 27 conducted jointly by Afghan and U.S. Special Forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, U.S. and Afghan officials said on Sunday.

Hasib, appointed last year after his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a U.S. drone strike, is believed to have ordered a series of high profile attacks including one in March 8 on the main military hospital in Kabul, a statement said.

Last month, a Pentagon spokesman said Hasib had probably been killed during the raid by U.S. and Afghan special forces in Nangarhar during which two U.S. army Rangers were killed, but prior to Sunday’s announcement there had been no confirmation.

“This successful joint operation is another important step in our relentless campaign to defeat ISIS-K in 2017,” the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson said in a statement from U.S. military headquarters in Kabul…

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Top Obama Official Squeals: ‘We Faked Climate Change Data’ – Your News Wire

Top Obama official Steven Koonin has become the latest Democrat to roll over and stab his former comrades in the back, telling the Wall Street Journal that Obama’s administration manipulated ‘climate change’ data to trick the public into accepting Democrat policies.

“What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis, was, I’d say, misleading, sometimes just wrong,” said Koonin, former Undersecretary of the Department of Energy, referring to the Obama administration’s manipulations and lies.

According to Koonin’s explosive confession, departments responsible for environmental science either “misrepresented data” or “completely fabricated results” to justify the destructive policies of the Obama administration.

Scientists at NASA and the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) colluded with press officers to create deceitful press releases that propped up the former president’s agenda…

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Russia Readies Back-Up System For Potential “Split With International Banking System” – Zero Hedge
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The grand order of things could be undergoing some major overhauls. To put it more bluntly, a war to reset the global financial order is about to be unleashed.

Preparations inside Russia are being made in case the ultimate banking sanctions are placed on them, cutting off commerce inside the all-encompassing Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecomm SWIFT system – which runs credit, debt, and banking card transactions across a real time global network.

As it would be doled out by the banking elites, the price for misbehavior at the Kremlin could be ostracization from this global commerce vehicle.

But that isn’t the end of the story, Putin is readying his people to divorce from the international banking system altogether…

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Wild Boars Rampage In Kirkuk Leaving Three ISIS Terrorists Dead – Iraqi News

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Three Islamic State militants died late Sunday when wild boars attacked them in southern Kirkuk, a local source was quoted saying.

The animals went on a rampage near a farmland in al-Rashad region, an Islamic State pocket 53 kilometers south of Kirkuk. They attacked the militants and left three killed, according to the source.

Alsumaria News quoted the source saying that “Daesh (Islamic State) militants took revenge at the pigs that attacked the farmland,” but did not clarify the method.

Since emerging in 2014 to proclaim a self-styled “Islamic Caliphate”, ISIS members have held areas in southwestern Kirkuk, where thousands of civilians had to flee the group’s rule to refugee camps in the province and neighboring cities.

Local officials have repeatedly urged the government to hasten with security efforts to liberate ISIS-held regions in Kirkuk, but the Iraqi government is currently employing its full military power in the six-month-old campaign to retake Mosul, IS’s biggest stronghold in Iraq…

Islamic State militants have regularly executed civilians in Kirkuk over accusations of collaboration with security forces or attempting to flee the province to refugee camps.

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U.S. Military Begins Moving THAAD Missile Defense To South Korea Site – Reuters
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The U.S. military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defense system into a planned deployment site in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, amid high tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.

The United States and South Korea have agreed to deploy THAAD in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea but China says it will do little to deter the North while destabilizing the regional security balance.

Trailer trucks carrying parts of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system entered the site on what had been a golf course in the county of Seongju in a southern region of South Korea, Yonhap news agency and YTN television reported…

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Idiot Leftist Refuses To Believe DNA Test Proving He’s White – Daily Caller

A man refused to accept the results of his ancestry DNA test after it revealed he wasn’t black, according to a New York Times piece last week.

Two professors from West Chester University decided to do an in-depth analysis into various people’s ancestries and backgrounds. First they asked participants to guess the results. One of their participants, Bernard, came away very displeased when the test revealed he was mainly European and not at all black.

Bernard walked into the test identifying himself as “black.” He informed the professors ahead of time that despite having a white mother, his mother raised him to identify as a black man.

“My mother said, ‘I know you are me, but no cop is going to take the time to find out your mother is white,’” Bernard explained before the test. “She was very specific about raising me as a black man.”

Bernard’s test, however, revealed that he is only one percent African/Asian…

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Treasonous, Obama-Appointed Judge Temporarily Blocks Part Of Trump’s Executive Order Defunding Sanctuary Cities – Daily Caller
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A federal judge temporarily blocked a key portion of an immigration-related executive order Donald Trump signed in January that would allow the federal government to withhold funding from sanctuary cities.

U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick issued a nationwide preliminary injunction Tuesday that prevents the government from enforcing the part of order where it says the policy of the executive branch is to “ensure that jurisdictions that fail to comply with applicable federal law do not receive Federal funds, except as mandated by law.”

In his ruling on the lawsuit brought forth by San Francisco and by Santa Clara counties, Orrick said the cities – which shield illegal immigrants – would “suffer irreparable harm absent an injunction.”…

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Ted Cruz Introduces Bill That Would Fund Border Wall With Money Seized From Drug Lords – The Hill

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is introducing a bill to allow assets seized from drug lords, like Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, to fund President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cruz’s bill, the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order Act, also known as the “El Chapo Act,” is a reference to the Mexican drug kingpin from the Sinaloa cartel.

The U.S. government is seeking $14 billion from the drug lord as part of its prosecution of Guzman.

“Fourteen billion dollars will go a long way toward building a wall that will keep Americans safe and hinder the illegal flow of drugs, weapons and individuals across our southern border,” Cruz said Tuesday, according to Axios.

Guzman was extradited from Mexico to the U.S. in January, pleading not guilty to a 17-charge indictment in a federal court in New York.

The charges allege that Guzman led a continuing criminal enterprise responsible for drug trafficking and conspiracy between 1989 and 2014…

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Freedom Caucus Chairman: ‘We Will Repeal Most Aspects Of Obamacare By The End Of May’ – Breitbart
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House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he expects an Obamacare repeal bill to pass by the end of May.

Rumors started spreading last week that House Republicans were close to a deal on repealing Obamacare, and now Congressman Mark Meadows says a repeal bill will pass by the end of May.

The agreement, brokered by the House Freedom Caucus chairman and Tuesday Group co-chairman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), would allow states to eliminate Obamacare’s community rating system – a rule that prohibits health insurers from pricing health care plans based on age, gender, or health status. States that repeal Obamacare’s community rating rules would have to join a federal high-risk pool or establish a local high-risk pool to obtain the waiver…

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Trump’s Lawyer Launches Legal Action Against BuzzFeed For Publishing ‘Completely Fabricated’ Dossier – Washington Times

Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s personal attorney, says he has instructed his own attorney to investigate legal action against BuzzFeed, which posted an opposition research “dossier” that accused Mr. Cohen without proof of a conspiracy with Russian agents.

Mr. Cohen told The Washington Times that he also is considering a lawsuit against former British spy Christopher Steele, who wrote the gossipy 35-page dossier that the liberal news website posted on Jan. 10.

Mr. Steele was paid by a Hillary Clinton supporter, via the Democratic Party-linked firm Fusion GPS, to gather dirt on candidate Trump last summer and fall. GPS circulated the Steele memos to reporters and Democrats.

But it was not until BuzzFeed posted the dossier that some people named in it learned that they were accused of wrongdoing.

In Mr. Cohen’s case, Mr. Steele accused him of traveling to Prague in the last week of August to meet with Russian agents to devise a plan to cover up the supposed Trump-Russia hacking of Democratic Party email servers…

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Mexico On High Alert After Radioactive Material Is Stolen – Daily Express
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The Mexican government has placed nine states on high alert after radioactive material capable of creating a dirty bomb was stolen near the nation’s second largest city. The Iridium 192, a potentially highly unstable material used in radiography equipment, was stolen on the outskirts of tourist hotspot Guadalajara.

Luis Felipe Puente‏, head of national emergency services, placed nine states on high alert after the material disappeared just half a day’s drive from the Texan border.

Iridium 192, which has a half-life of 73 days, is one of a small number of radioactive materials suitable for use in an act of radiological terror. But authorities are concerned the radioactive isotope may have been stolen accidentally, with thieves unwittingly holding onto the destructive material after attempting to steal the pickup truck it was housed in…

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Nasdaq Hits 6,000 For The First Time – Business Insider

U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, building on a day-earlier rally, spurred by a raft of strong corporate earnings and an expected tax reform plan.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq crossed the 6,000 mark for the first time just after the market opened.

Better-than-expected quarterly profits from Dow components, including Caterpillar and McDonald’s, helped the blue-chip index outperform other major Wall Street indexes in active trading.

At 9:34 a.m. ET, the Dow was up 153 points, or 0.74%, the S&P 500 was up 9 points, or 0.42%, and the Nasdaq was up 23 points, or 0.40%.

President Donald Trump promised last week to make “a big tax reform and tax reduction” announcement on Wednesday. The President has directed his aides to move quickly on a plan to cut the corporate income tax rate to 15 percent from 35 percent, a Trump administration official said on Monday.

Investor sentiment took a turn over the weekend after centrist and pro-European Union candidate Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French presidential election…

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Border Rancher: Illegal Crossings Down 90 Percent Since Trump Became President – American Mirror
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Arizona ranchers John Ladd and Fred Davis invited House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to see the southern border from their property, but she never responded.

But they responded this morning to Pelosi’s recent claim that the border wall is “immoral, expensive, unwise.”

Appearing on Fox & Friends on Tuesday, Ladd said border crossings by illegal aliens have decreased 90% to 95% since Donald Trump took office.

Perhaps more shockingly, Ladd has determined through Border Patrol data that some 500,000 illegal aliens have crossed his property in the 30 years he’s owned it.

Davis disputed Pelosi’s notion that a wall would divide border towns…

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Amazon Immediately Regrets Giving Muslims A Job After Nasty Payback They Just Got For It – Freedom Daily

Employers at the Amazon headquarters stationed in the liberal city of Seattle, Washington thought they were doing the “tolerant” thing to prove to the rest of the U.S. that Muslims can make great employees with hiring several on their staff. They soon learned what happens when ignorance and Islam collide after showing up to work recently and getting a nasty surprise from these ungrateful immigrants they had generously hired. It didn’t take long for the mega-retailer to return the favor with a special surprise of their own.

Thanks to an eight-year apology tour under Barack Obama, Muslims have become entitled to believe that whatever they want, they should get, or face condemnation after claims they are being discriminated against. No other religion in the U.S. gets as many accommodations made for them as Muslims do, which they intentionally created to be this way. Ignorant liberals fell hard into their trap, coming to their defense and going out of their way to give them special opportunities, only to have to learn the hard way that they were played…

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Dude Bowls A Perfect Game In 90 Seconds – Tell Me Now

Some people grow up wanting to set a world record and have their name forever in the history books. Ben Ketola, 23, achieved just that goal.

Ketola bowled a perfect 300 game in under 90 seconds and the video below captured the entire thing.
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Now I know what you are thinking: How could he do it when it takes a minute to reset the pins?

Ketola used the entire bowling alley during his attempt. I think that actually made it harder. Here’s why: Your angle is constantly changing as you run down the lanes, and you’re probably overthinking your next moves.

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Mother Finds Her Cannibal Son Eating A 7-Year-Old Boy He Had Murdered And Beheaded In India – Daily Mail

A horrified mother found her cannibal son eating a seven-year-old boy he had murdered and beheaded in India, it has emerged.

Nazim Miyan’s mother is said to have found him next to the child’s corpse in an abandoned house in Amariya in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh.

The young victim’s neck, arms and legs had been cut in to several pieces after being lured away from his friends, it has been reported.

A stunned police officer who went to the gruesome scene said: ‘The body was lying on the floor with the decapitated head beside it.

‘The skin on the abdomen was missing and internal body parts and bloodstains were scattered across the room.’

Miyan was sitting near the corpse and surrendered to police without any resistance, he added. But he had been beaten up by locals before he could be taken away…

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Wilbur Ross Hits Canada With Soft Wood Import Tariff – Conservative Treehouse
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How do you get congress to accept the NAFTA notification of intent letter? Why, you backstop the Canadian decision to undermine U.S. dairy farm exports by applying equity import tariffs and offsetting losses to U.S. manufacturers.

First stop, lumber mills. ie U.S. regional impacts, not coincidentally, represented by key Democrat constituents.

The congressional delegations from Washington State and Oregon happen to be mostly elected Democrats; and they happen to applaud the efforts; which means they are not able to criticize the approach. Hmm, it’s almost as if Wilburine and POTUS had a strategy or something. Nah, couldn’t be.

(Via CNN) These are the first tariffs imposed by President Trump, who during his election campaign threatened to use them on imports from both China and Mexico…

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American Legislative Exchange Council: Mostly Democrat-Run States Are A Total Disaster, Have The Worst Economies – Townhall

The American Legislative Exchange Council released their “Rich States, Poor States” report last week and shocker – mostly Democratic-run states are a disaster concerning economic performance and competitiveness. ALEC included the top and bottom ten states in the press release announcing the 10th edition of the report. NTK Network broke down who controls what in the respective state legislatures of these low performing states as well.

#41: Oregon (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#42: Maine (Dems split control of the legislature with Republicans)
#43: Hawaii (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#44: Illinois (Dems control the legislature)
#45: Minnesota (Dems control the governor’s office)
#46: Connecticut (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#47: California (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)
#48: New Jersey (Dems control the legislature)
#49: Vermont (Dems control the legislature)
#50: New York (Dems control the legislature and governor’s office)…

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NYT Editorial Board Member Attacks NRA For Having Guns In Its Gun Museum – Washington Free Beacon
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The New York Times ran an op-ed Monday attacking the National Rifle Association’s National Firearms Museum and gun owners.

Editorial board member Francis X. Clines wrote in the piece that the Fairfax, Virginia gun museum, which features firearms from every era of American history, represents the worst of America. In particular, Clines was troubled by a display detailing gun use in Hollywood movies.

“There are thousands of ingenious, gleaming rifles and handguns in displays about America’s gun-rich history of colonialism, immigration, expansionism and vigilante justice,” Clines wrote on page A22 of Monday’s Times. “But it is the gallery devoted to Hollywood and its guns and good-guy shooters that best illustrates the power of fantasy now driving the modern gun rights debate.”…

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Dozens Of ‘Juveniles’ Swarm Communter Train In Oakland, Terrorize And Rob Passengers – San Francisco Gate

BART police are beefing up patrols at Oakland stations after dozens of juveniles terrorized riders Saturday night when they invaded the Coliseum Station and commandeered at least one train car, forcing passengers to hand over bags and cell phones and leaving at least two with head injuries.

The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses told police that 40 to 60 juveniles flooded the station, jumped the fare gates and rushed to the second-story train platform. Some of the robbers apparently held open the doors of a Dublin-bound train car while others streamed inside, confronting and robbing and in some cases beating riders.

“I’ve been there 24 years and this is the first time I’ve heard of anything like this happening,” said Keith Garcia, a BART police officer and union president.

Alicia Trost, a BART spokeswoman, said Monday that seven people were robbed – with the victims losing a purse, a duffel bag and five phones. Six people were robbed inside the train car, with a seventh confronted on the platform, she said…

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Obama’s Hidden Iran Deal Giveaway – Josh Meyer
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When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his administration presented the move as a modest trade-off for the greater good of the Iran nuclear agreement and Tehran’s pledge to free five Americans.

“Iran had a significantly higher number of individuals, of course, at the beginning of this negotiation that they would have liked to have seen released,” one senior Obama administration official told reporters in a background briefing arranged by the White House, adding that “we were able to winnow that down to these seven individuals, six of whom are Iranian-Americans.”

But Obama, the senior official and other administration representatives weren’t telling the whole story on Jan. 17, 2016…

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New Study Calls EPA’s Labeling Of CO2 A Pollutant ‘Totally False’ – Daily Caller

A new study published by seasoned researchers takes aim at the heart of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to issue regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions.

The study claims to have “proven that it is all but certain that EPA’s basic claim that CO2 is a pollutant is totally false,” according to a press statement put out by Drs. Jim Wallace, John Christy and Joe D’Aleo.

Wallace, Christy and D’Aleo – a statistician, a climatologist and meteorologist, respectively – released a study claiming to invalidate EPA’s 2009 endangerment finding, which allowed the agency to regulate CO2 as a pollutant.

“This research failed to find that the steadily rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations have had a statistically significant impact on any of the 14 temperature data sets that were analyzed,” the authors say in the release for the second edition of their peer-reviewed work…

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Scott Walker Deals Another Blow To Big Labor In Wisconsin – Daily Caller
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Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation that prevents local governments from requiring contractors to hire union labor for publicly-funded construction projects.

Walker signed the legislation, which passed along party lines in February, at a local distributor of construction materials in De Pere, Wis., according to the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. The governor and Wisconsin Republicans have blasted project labor agreements as a waste of taxpayer dollars.

“By forbidding state and local governments from requiring contractors to enter into agreements with labor organizations, we’re promoting healthy competition between contractors,” Gov. Walker said in a statement Monday…

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Leftist Ossoff Fails To Garner 50% Of Vote In Georgia Special Election, Faces Handel In June Runoff – Breitbart

It was a photo finish in the “jungle primary” special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District on Tuesday to select a replacement for Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), punctuated by unusual technical reporting delays from Fulton County, the largest county in the district.

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, thirty-year-old Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff fell just short of the 50-percent-plus-one vote total he needed to avoid a June runoff with the GOP’s Karen Handel, the former Georgia Secretary of State who finished in a distant second.

CNN declared the race a runoff between Ossoff and Handel shortly after midnight.

At 12:09 a.m. President Trump tweeted, “Despite major outside money, FAKE media support and eleven Republican candidates, Big “R” win with runoff in Georgia. Glad to be of help!”

With 177 of 210 precincts reporting as of 12:25 a.m. eastern on Wednesday morning, the Associated Press results had Ossoff in first place with 49 percent of the vote, followed by the GOP’s Karen Handel in second at 19 percent, and the GOP’s Bob Gray in third place and out of the runoff election with 10 percent…

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Former Trump Advisor To Sue Obama Regime Officials For Civil Rights Violations – Law Newz
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The FBI case into former Donald Trump campaign advisor Carter Page just took another legal twist. CNN is reporting that the FBI used that infamous Trump dossier as part of “the justification” to convince a FISA court to issue a warrant allowing them to secretly monitor Page. The investigation is reportedly probing possible ties between the one-time Trump advisor and Russia.

But, what is particularly interesting from a legal stand point is Page’s reaction to this latest development. Apparently, he’s now planning on taking the Obama officials to court. He said in a statement:

“I look forward to the Privacy Act of 1974 lawsuit that I plan to file in response to the civil rights violations by Obama administration appointees last year. The discovery process will be of great value to the United States, as our nation hears testimony from them under oath, and we receive disclosure of the documents which show what exactly was done in 2016.”…

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Claremont Snowflakes Write Hairbrained Open Letter Characterizing Truth As A ‘Myth’ – PJ Media

Campus snowflakes are at war with reality.

That is the only way to read an open letter written by three students who say the idea of objective truth is a “myth” designed to “silence oppressed peoples.” The authors, Dray Denson, Avery Jonas, and Shanaya Stephenso, along with over twenty co-signers, are demanding that all five Claremont Colleges “take action” against the conservative journalists on the staff of The Claremont Independent, presumably for reporting facts that make them feel unsafe.

The letter – which reads like something from The Onion but is sadly all too real – was written to outgoing Pomona College President David Oxtoby in response to his April 7 email espousing the college’s commitment to “the exercise of free speech and academic freedom.” Oxtoby’s email came in the wake of protests that shut down an April 6 speaking appearance by conservative scholar and author Heather Mac Donald.

“Protest has a legitimate and celebrated place on college campuses,” Oxtoby wrote…

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President Trump Signs ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order Following Wisconsin Speech – Mirage News
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President Donald Trump is ordering the government to bolster protections for U.S.-made goods and reform a visa program for foreign workers. He signed the order after touring a factory in Wisconsin.

Trump announced the new executive order, instructing federal agencies to protect U.S.-manufactured goods from foreign competition and review the H-1B visa program for foreign workers, in a speech at Snap-on Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Federal rules on buying U.S.-made products have been “gutted by excessive waivers and reckless exemptions,” Trump added, resulting in jobs lost to “cheap, subsidized and low-quality foreign goods.”…

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ISIS And Al Qaeda In Talks To Join Forces, Iraqi Vice President Says – Fox News

Iraq’s vice president said rival terror groups ISIS and Al Qaeda are exchanging ideas on ways to join forces.

Vice President Ayad Allawi told Reuters he got the information from contacts in Iraq and the region. He did not reveal more specific details about the source of his information. Allawi said the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the head of Al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, are not communicating with each other directly but through intermediaries.

“I don’t know exactly when, but there are discussions and dialogues between messengers,” he said, adding that it’s not clear how the two groups will work together.

The Islamic State, which made territorial gains in Mosul and parts of northern Iraq, has more recently been pushed out of much of the region under pressure from an international coalition that includes the United States.

Despite losing ground, the group still controls areas in Mosul’s Old City, where the narrow streets have slowed coalition forces….

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House Ways And Means Committee Chairman Calls For DOJ To Investigate Lois Lerner – Breitbart
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The chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review evidence that Lois Lerner “broke the law to target Americans for their political beliefs.” The request comes after the DOJ refused, under the Obama Administration’s leadership, to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by the former IRS Exempt Organizations Division director.

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), joined by Tax Police Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting an investigation into allegations that Lerner used her division’s power to target American citizens’ applications for non-profit status, or political action committees, based upon the citizen’s political beliefs.

“Taxpayers deserve to know that the DOJ’s previous evaluation was not tainted by politics,” the two chairmen wrote in the letter obtained by Breitbart Texas. “We respectfully request the Department of Justice to take a fresh look at the evidence presented in the attached referral in order to restore taxpayers’ trust in the IRS.”…

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Judicial Watch Sues ATF For Attempting To Reclassify AR-15 Ammo As ‘Armor-Piercing’ – Conservative Base

A top nonprofit government watchdog group of attorneys filed a lawsuit last week seeking documents related to citizens’ Second-Amendment rights being violated by a federal agency, according to a press statement released .

A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed against the already disgraced Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), a branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, seeks records of communications about a so-called “reclassification” that would restrict the sale and possession of certain types of AR-15 ammunition by classifying them as being “armor-piercing” and therefore illegal for civilians. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by Judicial Watch, an organization that investigates and exposes government corruption, fraud and misconduct by using the federal civil court system.

The ATF is reportedly reconsidering its February 2015 proposal to revise the 2014 Regulation Guide regarding the reclassification of certain ammunition…

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Former Democrat Mayor Of Hubbard, Ohio Pleads Guilty To Raping 4-Year-Old – WCMH
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Former Hubbard, Ohio mayor Richard Keenan, who now admits to raping a young child, is facing life behind bars.

He was visibly shaken Friday as he changed his plea to guilty on 20 counts of sex crimes, including eight counts of rape. Keenan agreed to a life sentence with the eligibility of parole after ten years.

According to court documents, the abuse began as early as September 2013 when the victim – who Keenan knew – was just 4 years old.

“It gives the victim some closure. Obviously, keeps this young child from having to testify and I think it’s a good result given all the facts and circumstances,” said Assistant Prosecutor Gabe Wildman…

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San Diego Schools Team With Hamas Front Group To Stop Bullying Of Muslims – WorldNetDaily

In an initiative to “combat Islamophobia and the bullying of Muslims students,” San Diego’s public school district has formed a partnership with an organization regarded by the FBI as a front group for Hamas and by an Gulf Arab state as a terrorist organization.

The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, nevertheless, was formally approved by the board of the San Diego Unified School District this month to help develop a plan that will include the review and vetting of materials related to Muslim culture and history.

A report outlining the district’s objectives touted CAIR as an organization that “has been involved in constructive civic engagement, promotes cultural tolerance and understanding, as well as justice and equality.”

Hanif Mohebi, executive director of CAIR San Diego, told the school board April 4 that CAIR wants the district’s program to become a national model.

“The plan itself is a great first step,” he said…

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Vet With Prosthetic Leg Carries Guide Across Boston Marathon Finish Line – American Mirror
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An Afghanistan war veteran is inspiring his countrymen with an impressively patriotic finish to Monday’s Boston Marathon.

Pennsylvania Army National Guard veteran Earl Granville has competed with a hand-bike in numerous marathons in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, and New York since he lost the lower half of his left leg to a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2008, WCVB reports.

But on Monday, the member of Achilles International’s Freedom Team did something a little different.

Granville completed the Boston Marathon without the bike, relying instead on a prosthetic leg and the help of a guide who accompanied him along the hilly 26-mile course. Throughout the race, he was besieged by grateful spectators, who stopped him for hugs and cheered him on…

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Conservative Christian Conference Threatened By Heavily-Armed Muslim Immigrant – Daily Caller

A conference held on April 9 on Christian and conservative issues in Sioux Falls, South Dakota was threatened by a Muslim man carrying multiple firearms. He attended the conference and posted numerous videos on his Facebook page, including a display of the multiple assault-style rifles, pistols and ammunition he was carrying on his person and in his van.

He has not been arrested.

The man, Ehab Jaber, posted numerous Facebook videos of himself both in the event and in his van in the event parking lot. In his van he shows off all his weapons, saying:

“And now if you want to really be scared…” he lifts up an AK-47 style rifle and says, “be scared.”

He then puts it down and reveals two handguns hidden on his person and others in the van, after each one saying, “be scared.”

He then takes an assault-style AR-15 variant out of its case and says, “Be f***ing terrified.”…

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Calls Snap General Election For June 8 – Daily Mail
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Theresa May sprung a massive surprise on the nation and her own ministers today by announced a snap general election for June 8 – after having a moment of clarity on a walking holiday in Wales.

In a dramatic statement on the steps of Downing Street, the Prime Minister fired the starting gun on a poll that she hopes will deliver her an unassailable majority to shape the country’s future.

She blamed opposition parties who have been trying to frustrate Brexit for her sudden change of heart after months insisting she will not hold an election – singling out Nicola Sturgeon’s efforts to exploit the situation to tear the UK apart…

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Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Confirmed Dead – WTVR

Steve Stephens, the Cleveland murder suspect accused of posting video of the killing on Facebook, was found Tuesday in Erie County, Pennsylvania, state police said on Twitter. “After a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself,” Pennsylvania State Police said.

Stephens, 37, was wanted for the death of Robert Godwin – a self-taught mechanic and grandfather of 14 who was shot while walking home from an Easter meal Sunday in Cleveland. Video of the killing was posted on Facebook.

More than 400 tips have funneled in from as far away as Texas, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said Tuesday. Many were reported sightings that turned out to be false.

Through their tears, several of Godwin’s children said they hold no animosity against the suspect.

“Each one of us forgives the killer, the murderer,” Godwin’s daughter Tonya Godwin Baines said. “We want to wrap our arms around him.”

Godwin taught his children the value of hard work. He taught them how to love God and fear God, and how to forgive, his children said…

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Maxine Waters Caught Illegally Paying $600K Of Campaign Funds To Daughter – Your News Wire
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Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) has been caught siphoning off hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds and depositing them in her daughter’s bank account.

Karen Waters, the daughter of Rep. Maxine Waters, Karen pulled in $65,287 overseeing the slate mailer operation in 2016, making her the third-largest recipient of Waters campaign funds that cycle. But it doesn’t stop there. Karen, together with her firm Progressive Connections, has received over $600,000 in payments from the Waters campaign since 2006.

This isn’t the first time that the Democratic Congresswoman has gotten herself into ethical hot water. In fact, it happens so often that two different government watchdogs have tabbed her as one of the nation’s most corrupt politicians…

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U.S. Deploys Two More Aircraft Carriers To Korean Peninsula – Zero Hedge

According to a report by South Korea’s primary news outlet, Yonhap, the Pentagon has directed a total of three U.S. aircraft carriers toward the Korean Peninsula, citing a South Korean government source.

Yonhap reports that in addition to the CVN-70 Carl Vinson, which is expected to arrive off the South Korean coast on April 25, the CVN-76 Ronald Reagan – currently in home port in Yokosuka, Japan – and the CVN-68 Nimitz carrier group – currently undergoing final pre-deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise off Oregon – will enter the Sea of Japan next week.

USS Carl Vinson, surrounded by a fleet of U.S. warships, was sent by Washington toward the Korean Peninsula in the beginning of April.

While details are scarce, and we would urge confirmation from U.S.-based sources, Yonhap also reports that according to the government source the operation of three aircraft carriers in the same location is unusual, and demonstrates the U.S. commitment to North Korea…

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Environmantalist Nutbag Is Worried That Birds Won’t Be Able To Fly Over Trump’s Border Wall – USA Politics Today
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MSNBC hosted wildlife biologist on Friday to discuss the possible impact that the border wall could have on the environment.

Partial Transcript:

Well Craig, if this border wall happens it will be an unprecedented environmental catastrophe. It’s poised to cut through more than 1,200 miles of habitat along the border between the United States and Mexico. There are over 90 threatened and critically endangered species that are in the crosshairs because of this wall, and we’ve got over 100 migratory birds that will be impacted from this wall. The endangered Mexican grey wolf, only 133 individuals left of this iconic carnivore this amazing canine, its head is on the chopping block and likely could fall prey to extinction…

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Unions Spent $1.7 Billion On Mostly Leftist Politicians In 2016 – Washington Free Beacon

Organized labor spent a record $1.7 billion on politics and lobbying during the 2016 election cycle, with the vast majority of money coming from member dues and supporting Democrats.

The National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR), a nonprofit union watchdog, found that unions spent $1.713 billion on political activities and lobbying. The watchdog group analyzed federal labor filings that disclose how much unions spend on political activities at the federal, state, and local level, as well as Federal Election Commission records collected by OpenSecrets.com.

Stan Greer, the researcher behind the study, said 75 percent of the money spent on politics came from union treasuries rather than campaign PACs or other independent union-backed political operations.

“Big Labor is increasingly turning its focus away from workplace matters and more and more towards buying political influence,” Greer said in a statement.

NILRR has tracked union political spending throughout the 21st century, finding that unions have significantly ramped up their spending in the last four years…

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Manhunt In Ohio For Killer Who Shot Elderly Man While Streaming On Facebook, Claims To Have Murdered 15 – The Sun
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A man claimed to have killed 15 people in a murderous rampage as he broadcast the “execution” of an elderly man live on Facebook.

Cops are hunting for Steve Stephens – who goes by Stevie Steve on his social media – on suspicion of homicide 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr was shot dead in an apparently random attack on Easter Sunday in Ohio.

Cleveland Police confirmed the shooting broadcast on Facebook was real, but said they were not aware of any other shootings.

The city is on lockdown as police hunt for “armed and dangerous” Stephens, who claimed online he had killed 15 people. He also wrote on Facebook he wouldn’t stop killing until his mum and a woman he names in the video call him, alongside his number…

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Chicago Rings In Easter With 34 People Shot – Daily Caller

Chicago saw 34 people wounded from gun injuries in a spate a violence over Easter weekend.

Twenty-three were shot during just a seven hour period between Saturday night and early Sunday morning, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.

The lone death over the weekend happened early Sunday morning. One man shot at two other men, one of whom succumbed to wounds on the head and neck later at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to authorities.

A 14-year-old boy was shot after two males came up to him midnight Sunday. They fired at him and a bullet hit the boy in the arm. He was taken to a hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

Homicides have dropped almost 10 percent in 2017 when compared to 2016 and shootings have also gone down about 13 percent.

“There’s not room for celebration yet, but I am encouraged by the numbers that we saw,” Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said about the statistics…

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Erdogan Wins Vote To Gain Sweeping Powers In Turkish Overhaul – Bloomberg
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Turkey voted to hand Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping authority in the most radical overhaul since the republic was founded 93 years ago on the expectation he’ll safeguard security amid regional wars and kickstart the economy.

The referendum won approval of 51.3 percent to 48.7 percent of Turks, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, as opposition parties alleged fraud and the European Union branded it as unfair.

Once implemented, Erdogan will have authority to appoint ministers and top judges at his discretion and call elections at any time. It will also give him much greater sway over fiscal policy and may deepen investors’ concerns about the independence of the central bank…

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Game Show Creator, ‘Gong Show’ Host, And Possible CIA Hitman Chuck Barris Dies At Age 87 – Variety
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Chuck Barris, who hosted “The Gong Show” and created “The Dating Game” and “The Newlywed Game,” died Tuesday of natural causes in Palisades, N.Y., his publicist confirmed. He was 87.

His autobiography, “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” was made into a film directed by George Clooney and starred Sam Rockwell as Barris. In the book (subtitled “An Unauthorized Autobiography”), he claimed to have worked for the CIA as an assassin during the 1960s and ’70s, a claim which the CIA denied.

“He also fabricated his life because it might have been the best way of getting at the truth. The truth was that back when he was the Jerry Springer of his day, he couldn’t stomach being attacked for doing something he considered harmless,” wrote Joel Stein in Time magazine…

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Sen. Paul: ‘Somebody Was Spying On The Trump Campaign’ – American Mirror

On Monday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul responded to FBI Director James Comey’s denial of President Trump’s “wiretapping” claims, telling Neil Cavuto of Fox News that “somebody was spying on the Trump campaign” adding that Mike Flynn “lost his job” because of it.

“Everybody admits that somebody spied on Mike Flynn, and he was part of the Trump campaign,” Paul said. “It sounds like what the president said has already been proven to be true.”

The senator then reminded Cavuto that whoever leaked this confidential information committed a serious crime. “Somebody listened to Mike Flynn’s conversations and revealed it to the press, which is a felony, and you don’t do that unless somehow you eavesdropped on his phone conversation.”

“The media’s been kinda confused on this, they think there has to be an old-fashioned bug placed on a wire,” Paul continued. “If you haven’t looked lately most of our cell phones don’t have wires, so wiretapping is a broad term for surveillance.”…

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Rep. Gohmert Calls For Probe Into John Podesta’s Ties To Firm That Received Millions From Putin-Founded Company – Daily Caller
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Rep. Louie Gohmert, an outspoken House Republican from Texas, is calling for a congressional investigation of John Podesta’s role with Rusnano, a state-run company founded by Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned.

Podesta – best known as Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman and former President Bill Clinton’s White House chief of staff – first made contact with the Russian firm in 2011, when he joined the boards and executive committees of three related entities: Boston-based Joule Unlimited; Rotterdam-based Joule Global Holdings; Joule Global Stichting, the company’s controlling interest. All are high-tech renewable energy enterprises…

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Economic Basket Case Venezuela Stops Printing Money Data For Obvious Reasons – Zero Hedge

More than a year after hyperinflating banana republic Venezuela stopped reporting official inflation data, Venezuela has stopped publishing money supply data, depriving the general public of the last, and best, available tool to ascertain soaring inflation in what has become the world’s worst-performing economy.

Then again, one hardly needs official data to confirm the blistering wave of hyperinflation sweeping through the nation which has seen the value of the bolivar disintegrate under the Maduro regime.

The money supply indicator suddenly stopped appearing on the central bank’s website on Feb. 24. Despite the halt of CPI data, consumer price rises are widely seen to be in triple digits, driven by an unraveling socialist system in which many people struggle to obtain meals and medicines.

The M2 money supply was up by nearly 180% in mid-February from a year earlier, according to the central bank before it halted the release of the weekly data without explanation last month Reuters reports…

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Carl’s Jr. Flees Leftist Hellhole For Business-Friendly Tennessee – Investor’s Business Daily
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States: To hear Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, you’d think that taxes can go up to 60% or even 80%, and businesses and investors will just… pay up. But the growing number of businesses stampeding out of high tax areas suggest that they’re very wrong.

We got more evidence of that this week when CKE Restaurants, the corporate parent of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. restaurants, announced that they are relocating to Nashville, Tennessee.

Hardee’s will move its headquarters from St. Louis, Missouri, to Nashville, Tennessee, one of America’s fastest growing states. Oh, and did we mention that the state has no personal income tax?

Meanwhile, the Carl’s Jr. move puts more egg on the face of California and the political class in Sacramento…

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Trump Renews NASA Mission For Human Space Travel, Deep Space Exploration – Washington Times

President Trump put NASA on course for deep space exploration Tuesday, signing a bill that authorizes $19.5 billion in funding to revive the agency’s manned-space flight program and plan missions to Mars and beyond.

Mr. Trump spoke of the renewal of NASA’s mission, including development of new spacecraft and preparation for a mars mission, in historic terms.

“Almost half a century ago our brave astronauts first planted the American flag on the moon. That was a big moment in our history,” he said at an Oval Office signing ceremony. “Now this nation is ready to be the first in space once again. Today we are taking the initial steps toward a bold and bright new future of American space flight.”

The bill focused on manned missions and partnerships with private space spacecraft companies but also set goals for space science, space technology and aeronautics programs, including health monitoring and treatment of astronauts’ duty-related medical conditions…

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Former DNC Official Partnered With Convicted Domestic Terrorist Brett Kimberlin To Investigate Trump – Daily Caller
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A former official with the Democratic National Committee has worked in recent months with a convicted domestic terrorist-turned-activist known as the “Speedway Bomber” to gather information on Donald Trump, The Daily Caller has learned.

That work culminated in a Washington, D.C. meeting in December between the ex-DNC operative, Alexandra Chalupa, the convicted bomber, Brett Kimberlin, and a South Africa-born Israeli man named Yoni Ariel.

Ariel, whose real name is Jonathan Schwartz, traveled to Washington, D.C. to brief Chalupa and Kimberlin on his knowledge of Russia’s activities during the campaign.

Chalupa, an activist of Ukrainian heritage who is strongly opposed to Trump, also directed Ariel to the Justice Department, sources told TheDC…

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Swedish Police In Trollhattan Attacked By “Youths” – Breitbart

Several Swedish police were attacked by a large gang of “youths” who went on a rampage armed with rocks and fireworks in the city of Trollhattan over the weekend.

On Sunday evening a group of around 20 to 30 young men rioted and caused havoc in the Kronogården district of Trollhattan. Police say the youths were armed with rocks and fireworks, which they used to smash up a bus shelter. When police arrived on the scene, the gang attacked them with rocks that were so large they disabled their police car, Nyheter Idag reports.

An eyewitness, who wished to remain anonymous, told the paper: “They attacked police and the guards inside the area, in Kronogården. It was preceded by two powerful explosions. I thought ‘this is no firecracker, these are some bombs that have gone off’. Those were real f***ing bangs, two around twenty minutes apart.”

Police officer Goran Carlbom said the incident began shortly after 7 pm. Police received a call that a gang of youths were causing trouble in the area…

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Democrat Brainwashing Victims Left Stunned After Realizing That They Agree With Trump’s Education Secretary – I Have The Truth
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A new video from Hypeline News shows liberals agreeing with Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ positions BUT they don’t know they belong to Betsy DeVos.

This was just priceless. During a “man on the street” segment, Hypeline’s Derek Muncy interviewed a handful of Illinois State University college students about their opinions on DeVos. Each of them had nothing but negative things to say about her.

“I think she’s grossly unqualified, and she doesn’t deserve the job she holds,” one student said.

“I wonder what Betsy DeVos is up to? Probably destroying the education system of America. I think that’s what’s going on.” said a student with pink hair.

Yet when asked about some of the positions that DeVos believes in, they found themselves in agreement…

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Families Of 800 Victims, 1,500 First Responders File 9/11 Lawsuit Against Saudi Arabia – Daily Mail

Saudi Arabia may be held accountable for the devastation of 9/11 after the families of 800 victims and 1,500 first responders, filed a lawsuit accusing the country of involvement in the terror attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

Out of the 19 hijackers of 9/11, 15 of them were from Saudi and three of them had worked for the kingdom previously.

The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Manhattan, says Saudi officials are believed to have aided some of the hijackers before the attacks, according to PIX 11.

In the lawsuit, officials of Saudi embassies are accused of helping hijackers Salem Al-Hazmi and Khalid Al-Mihdhar more than a year before the tragedy.

According to PIX 11, the officials allegedly helped Al-Hazmi and Al-Mihdhar learn English and obtain credit cards and cash, as well as taught them how to blend in with the American culture.

Officials at the Saudi embassy in Germany reportedly supported the lead hijacker Mohamed Atta…

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SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns To Earth From International Space Station – Tech Crunch
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The final stage of SpaceX’s CRS-10 resupply mission for the International Space Station wrapped up Sunday, with recovery of the Dragon capsule it launched on February 19. The capsule was carrying 4,500 pounds of supplies and scientific experiment equipment when it made its way to the ISS, which was transferred over by ISS astronauts over the course of the past few weeks.

Dragon made its way back to earth on Sunday, departing the space station first by being unlocked from its mounting point with the orbital facility, then by firing burns of its positional jets to move away from the ISS and begin its re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere. A five-hour trip back into Earth’s sky included a deorbiting burn, along with the explosion of extra weight in the form of junk it was carrying, and then the capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at around 7:48 PT…

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Sanctuary Policies Led To Brutal, Bathroom Rape Of 14-Year-Old Schoolgirl – WorldNetDaily

Two illegal-alien teenagers who were placed in ninth-grade classes at Montgomery County Schools, Maryland, have been arrested and charged with the brutal rape of a 14-year-old girl, and at least one of the boys had a pending deportation order from ICE.

The boys, identified as Henry Sanchez, 18, of Guatemala and Jose Montano, 17, of El Salvador, approached the young girl in the hallway near the gymnasium inside Rockville High School during school hours about 9 a.m. on Thursday.

Montano asked her for sex.

The girl refused – twice.

So the two boys forced her into the boys bathroom and then into a stall.

Montano pushed her into the corner of the stall and began kissing her neck, despite her repeatedly telling him to stop. He unzipped her top, forcibly removed her clothes and the two proceeded to rape her at the same time, then traded positions and raped her again…

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Sanctuary Travis County Released 142 Criminal Aliens In One Week – Breitbart
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The Travis County Sheriff’s Office, located in Texas capital county, released 142 criminal aliens for whom immigration officials had issued detainers in a single week.

The numbers come from a report issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on Monday that details the release of criminal aliens from local jails that refuse to honor immigration detainers issued by the agency. The report covers the period of January 28 to February 3, 2017.

Officials reported that 206 criminally charged illegal aliens were released from the custody of jails after an immigration detainer had been issued. Of those, 142 came from Travis County Sheriff “Sanctuary Sally” Hernandez’ jail, Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s office reported in a statement obtained by Breitbart Texas…

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Prosecute The Sanctuary Secessionists – David Horowitz

There are now 500 sanctuary cities in the United States, virtually all Democratic, which are pledged not to cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security in its efforts to secure our borders, identify terrorists, and deport criminal aliens.

California has taken the lead in this pernicious movement and is about to become the first sanctuary state. Moreover, every public California institution of higher learning has declared itself a “sanctuary campus” including the University of California whose president Janet Napolitano is a former Obama appointee to head the Department of Homeland Security itself.

This is the most massive movement of sedition since the Civil War and is the centerpiece of the so-called “resistance” – itself a form of sedition in a democracy – that Democrats have mobilized against the Trump administration.

With its proposed budget, the Trump administration has taken the first step in dealing with this internal threat to American security by withdrawing federal funding for criminal municipalities and counties which are in open defiance of federal law…

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DHS Issues First Report Calling Out Sanctuary Cities That Refused To Cooperate With Federal Authorities – Townhall
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The Department of Homeland Security on Monday issued its first ‘detainer’ report, identifying sanctuary cities where local police have released illegal immigrants despite requests by federal authorities to detain them.

The report lists 118 law enforcement agencies that refused to cooperate with federal authorities.

The new report by the Department of Homeland Security says that during one week this year, it learned of 206 people released from local jails despite “detainer” requests. In these cases, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency asks local police to hold illegal immigrants for up to 48 hours, long enough for ICE officers to pick them up and put them into deportation proceedings…

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Mentally Ill Man Wins Women’s Weightlifting Competition – Heatstreet

A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand has sparked controversy after winning a women’s competition on Sunday.

Laurel Hubbard, 39, a transgender female athlete who transitioned to a woman in her 30s and previously competed in the men’s weightlifting category as Gavin Hubbard, won the women’s over 90kg division at the Australian International in Melbourne on Sunday and stands in line to represent New Zealand at the 2017 Commonwealth Games, according to AU. News.

She lifted 268kg and was almost 20kg better than the runner-up, Samoan athlete luniarra Sipaia.

Despite that Hubbard met the criteria set by the International Olympic Committee, the transgender athlete’s victory sparked criticism among the competitors, claiming Hubbard had an advantage in the female weightlifting category…

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Dude Confronts, Videotapes Muslim Welfare Queen Committing Food Stamp Fraud – Freedom Daily
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While many hard-working Americans slave away putting in 40+ hour work weeks just to make ends meet, the other half of society enjoy sitting on their asses collecting a nice fat welfare check on our dime.

If it wasn’t bad enough that these welfare leeches enjoy the luxuries of life for free that the rest of us toil away to earn, what one man caught a nasty Muslim welfare queen doing at his local grocery store will make your blood absolutely boil.

A lawyer in New York was purchasing items at his local grocery store when he encountered a Muslim woman buying a huge cart full of soda using her food stamp card. From her conversation, he quickly learned that the soda wasn’t for her or her family however, but was being purchased with food stamps so she could then re-sell them at her convenience store…

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Globalist David Rockefeller Dead At 101 – InfoWars

David Rockefeller, a globalist central banker who advocated a “New World Order” and mass population control while wielding vast influence over world leaders, died Monday at the age of 101.

A family spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel, confirmed his passing.

Rockefeller was well-known for openly bragging about the transnational elite’s plans to centralize control over the world’s populations, wealth and resources.

“Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure – one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it,” he wrote in his book Memoirs.

Rockefeller also revealed the extent of corporate media collusion with this gameplan…

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Dan Coats Confirmed As Director Of U.S. National Intelligence – SCF
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There are different views on the significance of the Senate’s conformation of Daniel Coats as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) on March 15. The DNI is charged with facilitating smoother information sharing between the 16 agencies comprising the U.S. national intelligence community, coordinating and integrating intelligence and breaking down stove-pipes.

Some believe the appointment is routine, others think it’s an event of great significance. It all depends on how serious the U.S. president is about his pledge to reform the national intelligence community.

Daniel Coats, a traditional conservative from Indiana closely affiliated with the Tea Party, is going to turn 74 this May…

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The Fix Is In: Comey Praised DNC-Hired Cybersecurity Firm Even After Botched Report – Breitbart

Crowdstrike, the cybersecurity company working for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), released a report tying “Russian hacking” to an incident that never happened, yet ‬even after the report had been debunked, FBI Director James Comey still referred to Crowdstrike as a “highly respected private company” at a Senate hearing.

Executives from Crowdstrike and Director Comey are both scheduled to testify in front of the House Intelligence Committee set for Monday morning at 10 am.

By issuing a still-unrestricted report about an incident that never happened and then tying it to the alleged Russian hacks that Democrats claim tipped the elections for Pres. Trump, the DNC-employed Crowdstrike’s credibility deserves to be called into question, however, despite excellent reporting by cybersecurity expert Jeffrey Carr, Bloomberg’s Leonid Bershidsky, and Voice of America reporter Oleksiy Kuzmenko, the media has ignored the story and continued to cite Crowdstrike’s work… even after the Ukrainian Defense Ministry issued a statement on January 6th, 2017 refuting Crowdstrike’s claims…

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NSA Documents Prove Surveillance Of Donald Trump And His Family – InfoWars
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Infowars.com have obtained credible information from law enforcement sources regarding individual records of U.S. citizens under National Security Agency (NSA) electronic surveillance in the years 2004 through 2010 – a database that suggests both Donald J. Trump and Alex Jones were under illegal, unauthorized government monitoring during those years.

Michael Zullo, formerly the commander and chief investigator of the Cold Case Posse (CCP), a special investigative group created in 2006 in the office of Joseph M. Arpaio, formerly the sheriff in Maricopa County, an Arizona State Certified Law Enforcement Agency, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, provided sections of the database to Infowars.com.

The electronic surveillance database, provided to Zullo by a whistleblower in 2013, was apparently created by the NSA as part of the NSA’s illegal and unconstitutional Project Dragnet electronic surveillance of U.S. citizens, first revealed by news reports published in 2005, as further documented by the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013…

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Planned Parenthood Says Women Aren’t The Only People Who Need Abortions – Downtrend

To be clear, very few people “need” abortions; they want them and there is a difference. Planned Parenthood, the nation’s biggest abortion provider, is looking to grow its brand and expand into biologically impossible territory. According to the federally funded organization, women aren’t the only people who need abortions. WTF?

Planned Parenthood tweeted out this gem today:

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Cisgender women aren’t the only people who need abortions. http://p.ppfa.org/2fyv1aP

LINK: Why We Need Gender Neutral Language for Abortion Access – Everyday Feminism
Do you think only women need access to abortions and reproductive healthcare? That assumption hurts trans and non-binary people – Jack Qu’emi shares how. everydayfeminism.com

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“Cisgender women aren’t the only people who need abortions,” read the tweet with a link to an article on Everyday Feminism…

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CNN’s Cuomo: Just Because Michael Brown Dealt Drugs Doesn’t Make Him A ‘Drug Dealer’ – InfoWars
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Just because Michael Brown was allegedly seen dealing drugs in a newly released video doesn’t mean he was a “drug dealer,” so said CNN’s Chris Cuomo on his show Monday morning.

After former NYPD detective Chris Houck said the new video of Mike Brown, if true, “shows him as a drug dealer” because he was exchanging “marijuana for cigarillos,” Cuomo responded: “But that doesn’t mean – that doesn’t make him a drug dealer even if that’s all true.”

“It’s a drug deal, Chris,” Houck said. “It’s a drug deal. It doesn’t matter how it’s done. If I give you drugs for something, that’s a drug deal.”

“Right,” Cuomo said.

“You go to jail, OK?” Houck said…

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‘Environmentalists’ Stick Taxpayers With $1.1 Million Cleanup Bill After Pipeline Protest – American Mirror

The horrific mess left behind by pipeline protesters is putting your tax dollars to work.

So-called ‘environmentalists’ left behind mountains of trash after protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, so much trash that it cost taxpayers $1.1 million to clean up the disgusting mess, Fox & Friends reported on Tuesday.

That’s over five times the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s estimate of $200,000 to $250,000 in cleanup expenses that KFYR reported in early February.

It took thousands of trucks filled with litter in order to clean the massive amount of junk over the last several weeks. “Environmentalists” set tents on fire and abandoned dogs, leaving them to get frost bite.

Some 835 trash bins were filed and hauled away, according to KFYR.

At one point, cleanup crews were searching the refuse for dead bodies and discarded pets left behind by the “environmentalists.”…

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Epic Fail: Rachel Maddow Mocked After Dragging Out Trump Tax ‘Scoop’ – Breitbart
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MSNBC host Rachel Maddow was widely mocked on social media Tuesday night after drawing out the revelations in what she announced was an “exclusive story” regarding Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Instead of getting right to her big scoop about a 2005 Trump tax return she obtained, Maddow opened her show with a rambling 20-minute rant outlining her often tangential theories regarding Trump’s connections to Russia.

Maddow did not unveil the relevant tax documents until 23 minutes into the show, revealing that Donald Trump had made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year…

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Congress Demands Investigation Into Obama Regime Meddling In Foreign Elections – Washington Free beacon

A group of leading senators is calling on newly installed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to immediately launch an investigation into efforts by the Obama administration to sway foreign elections by sending taxpayer funds to “extreme and sometimes violent political activists” that promote leftist causes, according to a copy of the letter.

The lawmakers disclosed multiple conversations with foreign diplomats who outlined active political meddling by the Obama administration’s State Department, including the use of taxpayer funds to support leftist causes in Macedonia, Albania, Latin America, and Africa.

A portion of this State Department funding appears to have gone to organizations supported by the controversial liberal billionaire George Soros, according to the letter, which was authored by Republican Sens. Mike Lee (Utah), Jim Inhofe (Okla.), Thom Tillis (N.C.), Ted Cruz (Texas), David Perdue (Ga.), and Bill Cassidy (La.).

The senators are asking Tillerson to launch a full-scale investigation into these funding efforts in order to determine how exactly the Obama administration sought to promote left-leaning causes and political parties across the globe…

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Candidate For Dutch PM Geert Wilders Calls Mohammed A Warlord And A Pedophile During Debate – Freedom Daily
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With so many agendas and dishonesty in debates, it’s a rarity to see a politician who isn’t afraid to speak with unfiltered truth and not a single care for political correctness. That’s what came out last night with one badass conservative who dropped a truth bomb about Muslim’s Mohammad being a pedophile and something else from the Koran that nobody has been willing to admit before now, except him.

A revolution seems to be happening around the world with people waking up and finally saying what they have been afraid to say for years under the fear of Islamic backlash. Now, all bets are off as refugees have overrun much of Europe and people are getting sick of what they’ve done to their country…

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Judge Napolitano: Obama Used British Intel Service To Spy On Trump Campaign – Law Newz

Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano appeared on “Fox and Friends” on Tuesday morning where he made a rather startling accusation about claims that President Obama ordered electronic intercepts of conversations Donald Trump and members of his campaign had with foreign leaders during the campaign and transition.

Essentially, the former judge alleged that sources had confirmed to him that the Obama administration essentially farmed out the Trump surveillance task to Britain to ensure American fingerprints would never show up on the project.

According to Napolitano, ”Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of command” to conduct the surveillance on Trump. He further explained that Obama “didn’t use the NSA, he didn’t use the CIA, he didn’t use the FBI, and he didn’t use the Department of Justice.” Instead, Judge Napolitano, said Obama went to the British intelligence services version of the NSA to do the work, GCHQ…

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Newt Gingrich Calls For ‘Corrupt’ CBO To Be Abolished – BizPac Review
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On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a highly critical score of the Republican Obamacare replacement bill, saying it will result in 14 million more uninsured people by 2018.

The bill’s critics have used the CBO score to bolster their case.

House Speaker Paul Ryan used the score to reinforce his own arguments FOR the bill by saying those numbers would be entirely expected given the abolishment of the individual mandate.

“Of course they’re going to say if we stop forcing people to buy something they don’t want to buy they’re not going to buy it,” Ryan told Fox News’ Bret Baier. “That’s why you have these uninsured numbers, which we all expected.”…

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UK Parliament Passes Brexit Bill Allowing PM May To Trigger Article 50 – Daily Mail

Theresa May has finally won the power to trigger Article 50 after peers backed down and passed the Brexit Bill after two crucial votes in the Commons earlier.

MPs followed orders to delete an amendment on guaranteeing the rights of EU nationals, backing the Government 335 to 287, majority 48.

The Commons also defeated the second amendment on the timetabling of votes at the end of the negotiation by a majority of 45.

Peers then debated the deletions but did not offer any further resistance. It means the historic legislation will be law by tomorrow.

Viscount Hailsham, a Tory peer who voted in favour of the amendment last time, said tonight: ‘We have asked the Commons to think again, they have thought again, they have not taken our advice, and our role now I believe is not to insist.’

Despite the climb down by Remain supporters in Parliament, Mrs May will not trigger Article 50 tomorrow – despite expectations having risen she might…

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Over 500 Companies Vying To Build Border Wall – American Mirror
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What’s the best way to get the best deal on a major project? Have hundreds of companies compete for the contract. That’s exactly what’s happening with the proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

“Detailed requirements will be included in the RFP, but for planning we anticipate procuring concrete wall structures, nominally 30 feet tall, that will meet requirements for esthetics, anti-climbing, and resistance to tampering and damage,” the pre-solicitation notice reads.

Companies from Arizona, California, and as far away as Israel and even Mexico are all competing for a piece of the action.

ABC 15 reports:

More than 30 Arizona businesses have officially signaled interest in bidding for a piece of President Donald Trump’s multi-billion dollar border wall project…

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Guatemalan Court Removes Official Who Supports Trump’s Immigration Policies – Daily Caller

Guatemala is facing a potential constitutional crisis as one of the country’s most politicized courts nullified the congressional appointment of an outspoken Guatemalan who supports the Trump administration’s immigration policies, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.

Unión Nacional de la Esperanza, or UNE, the country’s second largest political party that has ties to the country’s former Marxist guerrilla leaders, moved quickly to oust and nullify Melanie Müllers’ appointment as executive secretary of the National Committee of Guatemalan Migrants, known as Conamigua. The group filed a complaint with the country’s most politicized judicial arm called the Constitutional Court on March 1.

Müllers has boldly staked out a unique Guatemalan position endorsing the U.S. government’s new policy of tightly closing the Mexico border and returning illegal immigrants back to their home countries.

The charismatic woman won an overwhelming election on Jan. 17 as the agency’s leader in a vote by the full Guatemalan Congress…

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Trump Wants UN Funds Cut By More Than 50 Percent – The Hill
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President Trump’s administration has told the State Department to cut more than 50 percent of U.S. funding to United Nations programs, Foreign Policy reported.

The push for the drastic reductions comes as the White House is scheduled to release its 2018 topline budget proposal Thursday, which is expected to include a 37 percent cut to the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development budgets.

It’s not clear if Trump’s budget plan, from the Office of Management and Budget, would reflect the full extent of Trump’s proposed cuts to the U.N.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has suggested phasing in the major reductions over the coming three years…

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Trump Orders Audit Of All Executive Branch Departments In Effiort To Save Money, Improve Services – Fox News

President Trump on Monday ordered a top-to-bottom audit of every Executive Branch department and agency to save money and improve services.

“This executive order is another major step toward making the federal government efficient, effective and accountable to the people,” Trump said in signing the order at the White House, while flanked by Cabinet members.

“There is duplication and redundancy everywhere. Billions and billions of dollars are being wasted on activities that are not delivering results,” he added.

Trump called for the review three days before giving Congress his first budget proposal, which is expected to include deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and other departments to cover an anticipated $54 billion increase in Defense Department spending.

He also said the “thorough” review will be led by the Office of Management and Budget and include public input…

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Paul Ryan Audio: “I Am Not Going To Defend Donald Trump, Not Now, Not In The Future” – Breitbart
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On a never-before-released private October conference call with House Republican members, House Speaker Paul Ryan told his members in the U.S. House of Representatives he was abandoning then-GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump forever and would never defend him ever again.

In the Oct. 10, 2016 call, from right after the Access Hollywood tape of Trump was leaked in the weeks leading up to the election, Ryan does not specify that he will never defend Trump on just the Access Hollywood tape – he says clearly he is done with Trump altogether.

“I am not going to defend Donald Trump – not now, not in the future,” Ryan says in the audio, obtained by Breitbart News and published here for the first time ever…

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Wife Of DC Lawyer Worth $1.5 Million Arrested For Taking Food Stamps, Welfare – Daily Caller

An Arlington, Va., woman allegedly falsified welfare applications to receive more than $100,000 in benefits while her husband raked in $1.5 million salary.

Police say Helen Agbapuruonwu, mother of four, collected food stamps and Medicaid benefits from 2010 to 2016, while here husband, Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, was earning $1.5 million as a lawyer in Washington, D.C., NBC News 4 reports.

Helen Agbapuruonwu “fraudulently obtained public assistance in excess of $100,000 under false pretenses” police allege, and she has been charged “with felony welfare fraud and document forgery,” according to a police report.

Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, who immigrated to the U.S. from Nigeria in the 1990s, worked as an associate at Mayer Brown in D.C., according to his LinkedIn profile. A spokesman for Mayer Brown told NBC 4 that Agbapuruonwu no longer works there. Agbapuruonwu received a Paul & Daisy Soros Scholarship for New Americans, which he used to pay for law school at Ohio State University…

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Texas State Representative Proposes Fines For Male Masturbation – The Hill
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A Texas state representative has introduced legislation that would fine men for masturbating and require them to undergo counseling before obtaining a prescription for Viagra, in an effort to highlight anti-abortion laws that place restrictions on women.

The legislation introduced by state Rep. Jessica Farrar (D) would impose a $100 civil penalty for “masturbatory emissions” that take place outside of a woman’s vagina or a hospital. Each incident would be “considered an act against an unborn child, and failing to preserve the sanctity of life,” the bill reads.

Farrar’s measure – which she dubbed “satirical” – would allow doctors to refuse to conduct vasectomies, write prescriptions for Viagra or perform a colonoscopy if those actions violate the doctor’s personal, moral or religious beliefs…

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16 Reasons Not To Live In California – Zero Hedge

It has been said that “as California goes, so goes the nation”. That is why it is such a shame what is happening to that once great state. At one time, California seemed to be the epicenter of the American Dream. Featuring some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the entire world, the gorgeous weather and booming economy of the state inspired people from all over the world to move to the state.

But now people are moving out of the state by the millions, because life in California has literally become a nightmare for so many people.

I certainly don’t have anything against the state personally. My brother and sister were both born there, and I spent a number of my childhood years in stunning northern California. When I was younger I would sometimes dream of getting a place on the coast eventually, but for reasons I will discuss below I no longer think that would be advisable.

In fact, if I was living in California today I would be immediately looking for a way to move out of the state unless I specifically felt called to stay…

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Hawaii Hires Al-Qaeda’s Best Lawyer To Lead Suit Against Trump – Washington Free Beacon
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The lead attorney for the latest legal challenge to President Trump’s executive order implementing a 90-day suspension on visa issuance to U.S.-bound travelers from six countries where terrorism remains a heightened concern, also volunteered to serve as legal counsel for Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard, Samir Hamdan on a pro-bono basis.

On Tuesday, Neal Katyal, a former acting solicitor general of the United States during the Obama administration, filed suit on behalf of the state of Hawaii against the Trump administration, seeking to block the president’s latest executive order.

Katyal, whose name was once floated as a possible Obama Supreme Court nominee, but whose consideration was ultimately withdrawn due to perceived trouble that his nomination would encounter in the Senate, argues in Hawaii’s filing that this new executive order suffers from the same legal problems of the original order…

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New York To Scrap Literacy Test For Teachers In The Name Of Diversity – Daily Caller

Prospective teachers in New York will likely no longer have to pass a basic reading and writing literacy exam, the Associated Press is reporting.

The state’s Board of Regents is expected to ditch the Academic Literacy Skills Test in part because black and Hispanic teaching candidates struggled to pass the exam, according to the AP.

Just 41 percent of black teaching candidates and 46 percent of Hispanics passed the test on their first try, compared to 64 percent of white candidates.

The multiple choice exam is meant to ensure high standards among prospective teachers, which many teaching preparation programs have struggled to do.

A December 2016 study by the National Council on Teacher Quality found that 44 percent of teaching programs “cannot ensure that most of their incoming candidates are among the top half of college students.”

A state task force recommended the board scrap the exam because of the number of black and hispanic candidates struggling to pass it…

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Europe In Chaos: Poland Row With EU Goes Nuclear As It Vows Revenge On Brussels ‘Cheats’ – Daily Express
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Poland today accused the rest of the European Union of “double standards and cheating” and vowed to block future EU initiatives in a sensational revenge plot over its treatment at last week’s Brussels summit.

In an extraordinarily savage attack on the entire euro project Warsaw’s foreign minister effectively accused the rest of the club of ganging up on his country and stabbing it in the back over the re-election of Donald Tusk.

Witold Waszczykowski vowed Poland would not go down without a fight, saying it would start vetoing major projects backed by other EU countries in revenge, a tactic which could completely paralyse the bloc…

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Previously Deported Illegal Alien And His Brother Are Busted With 200 Pounds Of Meth – Breitbart

A joint law enforcement task force arrested a previously deported criminal alien and his brother for allegedly transporting nearly 200 pounds of methamphetamine.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents teamed up with deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to arrest two brothers who were allegedly smuggling a large volume of methamphetamine, according to information obtained by Breitbart Texas from ICE officials.

The task force attempted to arrested Jayor Haro-Lopez, 34, a Mexican national with a prior criminal history that includes prison time and at least two deportations, and his brother Hernan Haro-Lopez, 28, after observing them loading a suspicious box into one of their vehicles. Officials listed the younger brother as a Phoenix resident. They made no mention of his citizenship, nationality, or immigration status…

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Obama’s DHS Tried To Hack Indiana’s Election System When Mike Pence Was Governor – Daily Caller
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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials tried to hack Indiana’s state electoral system with at least 14,800 “scans” or hits between Nov. 1, 2016, to Dec. 16, 2016, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned.

The attacks are the second confirmed IT scanning assault by DHS officials against states that resisted then-President Barack Obama’s attempt to increase federal involvement in state and local election systems by designating them as “critical infrastructure” for national security.

Members of the National Association of Secretaries of State voted Saturday at their winter meeting to oppose the designation. They are asking President Donald Trump to overturn it…

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Feds Paid $1 Billion In Social Security Benefits To People With No Social Security Number – Washington Free Beacon

The Social Security Administration paid $1 billion in benefits to individuals who did not have a Social Security Number (SSN), according to a new audit.

The agency’s inspector general found errors in the government’s documentation for representative payees, otherwise known as individuals who receive retirement or disability payments on behalf of another person who is incapable of managing the benefits themselves.

The audit released Friday found thousands of cases where there was no SSN on file.

Over the last decade, the agency paid $1 billion to 22,426 representative payees who “did not have an SSN, and SSA had not followed its policy to retain the paper application.”

“Furthermore, unless it takes corrective action, we estimate SSA will pay about $182.5 million in benefits, annually, to representative payees who do not have an SSN or paper application supporting their selection,” the inspector general said.

The inspector general also found the agency paid $853.1 million in benefits since 2004 to individuals who had been terminated as representative payees by the agency.

The inspector general said the errors occurred because the agency did not keep paper applications supporting an individual’s case to receive benefits on behalf of another and did not update its system if their status was terminated…

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Democrat Representative Filing Lawsuit To Restore Anti-Cop Painting In Capitol – Hot Air
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Remember that painting of protesters in St. Louis who have cops, depicted as pigs, pointing guns at them? The disagreement over the painting seemed to come to an end last month when the Architect of the Capitol concluded it violated rules for art hanging in the U.S. Capitol. Today the Hill reports that Rep. Lacy Clay will file a federal lawsuit against the Architect of the Capitol seeking to have it restored:

Clay will argue that the painting’s removal, which followed outcry from House Republicans and police advocacy groups, violated his constituent’s First Amendment rights to free expression.

The painting by student David Pulphus showed a confrontation between black protesters and police officers with guns drawn, depicted as feral pigs…

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Illegal Alien Charged With Murder One Month After Being Released From Jail – American Mirror

An illegal alien has been charged with murdering an American in Denver just one month after being released from jail.

Ever Valles is a criminal illegal immigrant who is one of two men to be charged in the killing of 32-year-old Tim Cruz, a Hispanic-American landscaper, at a Denver light rail station.

Valles and his accomplice Nathan Valdez allegedly attempted to rob the victim and then murdered him while he was waiting at the station, according to Fox 31 Denver.

The illegal alien was previously arrested in October by Denver Police for car theft and other charges.

After the arrest, federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials asked the Denver Police Department to notify them when Valles was going to be released because he was wanted for possible deportation.

After he posted bond, Denver Police proceeded to release the illegal alien suspect without notifying the ICE officials in time.

NBC 9News reports:

A statement from ICE sent to 9Wants to Know says ICE believes Denver failed to honor a detainer it placed on Valles upon his initial arrest in October on the car theft case…

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Ivanka Trump’s Perfume Soars To No.1 Bestseller On Amazon Despite Boycotts – Heatstreet
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Ivanka Trump’s signature perfume is a best seller on retail giant Amazon.

Ivanka Trump Eau de Parfum Spray For Women ($34 for a 3.4-ounce bottle) was No. 1 on Amazon’s list of bestselling fragrances and perfume for at least the sixth consecutive day. One reviewer wrote: “I normally buy this at Nordstrom. But now that I heard they will not carry it anymore, I was happy to find it on Amazon.” (Radha Beauty Aromatherapy was at No. 2 on Amazon’s list.)

The recent success of Ivanka Trump’s perfume on Amazon, particularly after her products were dropped from other stores, suggests the “resistance economy” to boycott products associated with the family of President Trump can help a brand as well as hurt it…

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Milo Resigns From Breitbart – Mediaite

After days of speculation, it is official: Milo Yiannopoulos is out at Breitbart, with news of his resignation reaching social media just minutes ago via Michael Grynbaum of The New York Times.

In a statement published minutes ago, Yiannopoulos said, “Breitbart News has stood by me when others caved,” continuing, “I would be wrong to allow my poor choice of words to detract from my colleagues’ important reporting, so today I am resigning from Breitbart, effective immediately.” After Yiannopoulos was slated to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a video of him discussing pedophilia made the rounds on Twitter and earned pretty widespread condemnation.

Yiannopoulos responded to the outcry insisting that he has an “utter disgust [for] adults who sexually abuse minors” while acknowledging that “these videos, even though some of them are edited deceptively, paint a different picture.”

Hours after CPAC uninvited him on Monday, Simon & Schuster cancelled the publication of Yiannopoulos’s highly-anticipated book Dangerous; Matt Schlapp, the chair of the American Conservative Union, said Tuesday morning, “Over the weekend I was made aware of these comments and it just broke through very important boundaries and we felt like the CPAC stage was not an appropriate place for this any longer.”…

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Le Pen To Grand Mufti: Go Pound Sand – Washington Times
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French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Tuesday canceled a meeting with Lebanon’s grand mufti, Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, after refusing orders to cover herself with a headscarf.

Ms. Le Pen, president of the far-right National Front party, told reporters she was surprised by the requirement to wear a headscarf, though a spokesman for the grand mufti, Lebanon’s top cleric for Sunni Muslims, said she was informed of the demand before the meeting.

“I personally greeted her at the door of the Edict House and wanted to hand her a white headscarf that was in my hand, she refused to take it,” spokesman Khaldoun Awas told CNN…

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Clinton Donor Quits CIA Because Of Trump: Says Decision Not About Politics – Washington Free Beacon

A CIA employee who contributed thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton in 2016 and who is a registered Democrat announced his decision to leave the agency in a Washington Post column published Sunday, writing that his departure “had nothing to do with politics.”

Edward Price resigned from the CIA last week and used the Washington Post to explain his decision that he could not “in good faith serve this administration as an intelligence professional.” Price wrote that his “decision had nothing to do with politics,” and that he “would have been proud to again work under a Republican administration.”

“As intelligence professionals, we’re taught to tune out politics,” Price wrote.

Unmentioned by Price or the Washington Post is the fact that Price gave $5,000 to the Hillary Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee that splits contributions between the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee. Public records indicate that Price is registered to vote as a Democrat in the District of Columbia.

Price rose through the ranks at the White House during the Obama administration. By the end of the administration, Price was the top spokesman and a senior director for Obama’s National Security Council…

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Shocker: ISIS Suicide Bomber Identified As Released Gitmo Terrorist – Zero Hedge
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A photograph released by ISIS of a suicide bomber in Mosul has been confirmed as British ex-Guantanamo detainee Jamal Al-Harith, who, as we previously detailed, fled to Syria after his release.

U.S. officials have said that about 30 percent of released detainees are suspected to have returned to the battlefield, including at least 12 freed during the administration of President George W. Bush who went on to launch attacks that killed about a half-dozen Americans. The exact number remains classified.

In January we noted a jihadi from Britain who claims to be a former Guantanamo Bay detainee has fled to Syria where he is now fighting for Al Qaeda…

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Obama’s “Refugees” To Cost American Taxpayers Over $4 Billion In 2017 – Arutz Sheva

While much of the controversy surrounding America’s refugee resettlement program has focused on the security threat some refugees from terror hotspots may pose, little attention has been paid to the financial burden, borne by the taxpayer, of allowing in hundreds of thousands of migrants who are supported for years by the federal government.

According to data from a September, 2016 study by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and a November, 2015 study by the Center for Immigration Studies, the roughly 519,000 refugees allowed into the United States since October 2009 will cost the federal government some $4.1 billion in 2017 alone, Breitbart News reported.

This figure does not include secondary costs borne by state and local governments, which, according to the National Academy of Sciences study totaled some $57.4 billion annually from 2011 to 2013.

The direct costs of resettlement will remain between $2-4 billion per year through at least 2022.

The above-listed costs do not include the expenses projected to be incurred by future refugees not yet in the country…

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Meanwhile, Rioting Breaks Out In Sweden – Zero Hedge
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It would appear the mainstream media (along with several celebrities and Swedish politicians) is going to be apologizing to President Trump once again.

Having spent the entire new cycle trying to ignore the immigrant crisis facing Sweden, and pin the ignorant tail on Trump, both Dagbladet and Expressen reports riots breaking out in the highly immigrant concentrated Stockholdm borough of Rinkeby, Sweden with police firing warning shots as 100s of young people throw stones and burn cars.

During the evening hundreds of young people gathered in the center of Rinkeby, well known for its high concentration of immigrants and people with immigrant ancestry…

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Trump’s DHS Establishes Support Program For Victims Of Criminal Aliens – Breitbart

Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly ordered the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to create a program to assist the victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens. The program creates a liaison and authorizes the disclosure of suspect immigration statuses and other pertinent data.

Secretary Kelly ordered the creation of the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office to help reverse policies of the previous administration that kept certain information about criminal aliens the victims of their crimes.

“Criminal aliens routinely victimize Americans and other legal residents,” Kelly wrote in a six-page memo obtained by Breitbart Texas. “Often, these victims are not provided adequate information about the offender, the offender’s immigration status, or any enforcement action taken by ICE against the offender.”

I am establishing the [VOICE] Office within the Office of the Director of ICE, which will create a programmatic liaison between ICE and the known victims of crimes committed by removable aliens,” the secretary explained. “The liaison will facilitate engagement with the victims and their families to ensure, to the extent permitted by law, that they are provided information about the offender, including the offender’s immigration status and custody status, and that their questions and concerns regarding immigration enforcement efforts are addressed.”…

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Trump Selects Lt. General H.R. McMaster As National Security Advisor – Fox News
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President Trump on Monday tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a warrior-scholar deemed an expert in counter insurgency, to be the director of the White House’s National Security Council.

The 54-year-old McMaster replaces retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as the president’s national security adviser. Flynn was forced to resign after lying about talking to Russia, before he officially took the NSA post, about recently imposed sanctions.

“He is a man of tremendous talent and experience,” Trump said in announcing McMaster’s appointment. “He’s highly respected in the military, and we’re lucky to have him.”

Trump also announced that Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg will remain as the NSC’s chief of staff…

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Riots Spread From Paris To Rest Of France – Truth And Action

After two weeks of general unrest across the European country, protests have given way to outright riots and street fights in some 20 districts. The trouble initially started when a black man alleged that police anally raped him with a baton, sparking outrage. However, after the authorities filed charges against the officers involved, agitators exploited the news to instigate violence in Paris and beyond:

Police in Paris are struggling to cope with the fall out from a plague of riots which have kicked off in the city’s northern suburbs.

The scandal, which has seen four police officers charged, sparked a series of legal protests. But a number a violent, illegal protests have also taken place, with trouble now nearing its third week.

Hundreds of cars have been torched, shops and banks smashed up, and even a disability vehicle was destroyed. A coach full of tourists from South Korea was targeted in northern Paris on Tuesday while a neighbourhood close to one of the busiest train stations in the city Gare Du Nord which houses the Eurostar train network was also hit.

Local reports suggest the popular Marais district in central Paris was also the scene of angry outbursts yesterday.The north central Île-de-France region has been rapidly deteriorating with police confirming the violence is getting worse each night, according to broadsheet Le Figaro…

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French Police Training Eagles To Take Down Drones – Daily Mail
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Birds of prey are being trained to prevent terror attacks in France, after being recruited by the country’s air force.

A team of four eagles is being trained to bring down remote-controlled drones when they stray into unauthorised airspace.

It is feared that terror groups could use drones – types of which can be bought from toy stores – packed with explosives to target civilians or military landmarks.

Experts believe training eagles to deal with threatening drones is far safer than using bullets to shoot them down.

Air force general Jean-Christophe Zimmerman told Reuters: ‘These eagles can spot the drones several thousand metres away and neutralize them.’…

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DHS Authorizes Hiring 10,000 Immigration Officers – Breitbart

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly authorized the hiring of an additional 10,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and enforcement officers. The move by DHS delivers on a promise made by President Donald Trump to increase enforcement – particularly in removing criminal aliens inside the borders of the U.S.

Secretary Kelly ordered the director of ICE to immediately begin the process of hiring 10,000 to effectively enforce the immigration laws in the interior regions of the U.S., according to a DHS memo obtained by Breitbart Texas. In addition, Kelly authorized the agency to hire additional operational and mission support staff, along with legal staff.

Kelly said the memo implements the Executive Order, “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” issued by President Trump on January 25.

ICE agents and enforcement officers were used earlier this month to conduct a targeted roundup of criminal aliens in metropolitan areas across the country. Agents and officers arrested more than 600 criminal aliens in 11 states, Breitbart Texas reported. The operation spawned a rash of “fake news” reports, tweets, and other social media comments that sparked unnecessary fear among immigrants not in the sights of the targeted operation…

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Bill Gates Embraces “Tax The Robots” Socialist Idiocy – Michael Shedlock
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I am unsure who first came up with the idea of taxing robots, but the proposal has been embraced by academia, socialists, and in general, the radical Left.

Today, entrepreneur Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, endorsed the idea.

What does Gates want to do with the money collected? Here’s the answer: Flush it down the toilet.

In a Quartz interview, Bill Gates proposes The robot that takes your job should pay taxes.

Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies’ use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment…

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Iranian Dissidents Demand Investigation Into Islamic Regime’s Secret U.S. Lobbying Network – Washington Free Beacon

A group of nearly 100 prominent Iranian dissidents is demanding that Congress launch investigations into clandestine efforts by the Islamic Republic to influence U.S. policy using a network of lobbyists and propaganda pieces placed in Voice of America’s Persian service, according to a letter sent to leading lawmakers and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

The group of dissidents, composed of prominent Iranian voices that oppose the hardline regime in Tehran, says that Congress is not doing enough to expose the Iranian regime’s lobbying efforts in D.C. and propaganda network, which is said to include some at VOA Persia.

Iranian-American groups claiming to represent American interests are said to be carrying water for the Islamic regime inside the White House and on Capitol Hill, according to these dissident voices.

The letter cites VOA’s Persian service as a source of pro-Iran corruption. The Free Beacon has reported multiple times on claims that VOA has been infiltrated by Iran regime loyalists who seek to spin coverage in a favorable way for Tehran. In one instance, an Iranian dissident was barred from appearing on VOA Persia for voicing critical opinions about the regime.

The letter comes at a time when the Trump administration is seeking a tougher approach on Iran for its repeated violations of international accords governing the nuclear deal…

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Former DHS Secretary, 3 Other Top Obama Officials Transmitted Sensitive Documents Via Unsecured Email Accounts – Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch today announced it has obtained 216 pages of documents containing official, sensitive emails of Jeh Johnson and three other top Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials sent through private, unsecured, webmail-based email accounts. The documents include emails discussing high-level meetings Johnson was to have with the Kuwaiti ambassador and Saudi Arabian Interior Ministry officials, as well as a West African $4.5 million online consumer fraud scam.

The document production came in response to a May 23, 2016, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch after Homeland Security failed to respond to a December 29, 2015, FOIA request seeking emails “relating to official United States Government business sent to or from” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and three other top Homeland Security officials that used “non-‘.gov’” email addresses (Judicial Watch, Inc., v. United States Department of Homeland Security (No. l:l6-cv-00967)).

This is the first production of emails sent through private, web-based email accounts of Johnson, Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Chief of Staff Christian Marrone and General Counsel Stevan Bunnell that were also sent to government email accounts…

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House Intelligence Committee To Launch Probe Into Flynn Phone Tap, Media Leak – Daily Caller
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes does not plan on investigating the circumstances surrounding the resignation of former national security adviser Mike Flynn, but will launch a probe into who leaked the story.

Nunes, whose committee was tasked to investigate Russia’s involvement in cyber attacks during the election, told CNN the panel won’t look into President Donald Trump’s knowledge of the situation due to executive privilege.

The California Republican confirmed to CNN the committee will investigate where the leaks were stemming from…

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Two Dozen Companies Leaving California Over Leftist Economic Policies – KCRA

Two dozen California companies have said they are tired of the business-bashing in Sacramento, along with the high taxes – and they are now threatening to leave the state.

The day after Proposition 30 passed, triggering $6 billion in new annual taxes, Arizona launched a campaign to lure some of California’s top companies.

KCRA 3 has learned that 24 chief executives are flying to Phoenix, Ariz., to explore the land of lower taxes and a much friendlier business environment.

“We can deliver the mayors, we can deliver the CEOs, we can deliver the legislative support,” said Barry Broome, president of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

Broome launched his campaign to recruit California CEOs one day after voters in the Golden State approved Prop 30 last November, and the campaign is working.

Broome said 24 CEOs already have committed to leaving California.

“You start sending the wrong message to those folks and they start voting with their feet,” Broome said.

Dave Albertson is one of the people who found greater opportunities in the Grand Canyon State.

Albertson recently moved his marketing and technology company, Wholesalefund, from California to Arizona, where he now does business in a Scottsdale office park…

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Your CCW Feel-Good Story O’ The Day – Daily Mail
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This is the terrifying moment a suicide bomber blows himself up just yards from a group of Syrian rebel soldiers.

But the ISIS soldier was somewhat unsuccessful in his mission, as he wasn’t close enough to take anyone with him when the bomb went off.

It has sparked comments online such as ‘He needs more practice.’

The footage was shot in Raqqa as the battles for key cities continue.

According to the agency, it shows an ISIS fighters blowing himself near a gathering point for Syrian democratic forces SDF fighters in Raqqa countryside during the running operation ‘Wrath of Euphrates’…

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Child Molester Jerry Sandusky’s Son Arrested, Charged With Child Molestation – USA Today

Jeffrey Sandusky, the son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, was arrested Monday and charged with sexually assaulting two minors, according to the complaint obtained by USA TODAY Sports.

Pennsylvania State Police detained Sandusky on 14 felony counts involving two girls, including solicitation of statutory sexual assault, solicitation of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, six counts of unlawful contact with a minor and two counts each of solicitation to photograph or depict sexual acts, sexual abuse of children and corruption of minors.

The 41-year-old Sandusky is being held on $200,000 bail and is prohibited from any contact with minors.

Sandusky’s father, Jerry, was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys and was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison at the age of 68 – essentially a life sentence.

According to police, Jeffrey Sandusky attempted to obtain explicit material from a minor under the age of 18 – referred to as victim No. 1 – via text messages in March 2016. The minor’s mother was dating Sandusky at the time and had been for six years. Sandusky lived with the woman and her children for five of those years…

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Muslim Migrants Riot In France; Many Paris Streets No-Go Zones As Suburbs Burn – Daily Express
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Polive in Paris are struggling to cope with the fall out from a plague of riots which have kicked off in the city’s northern suburbs.

Five large areas have been reduced to no go areas for the past five nights as masked men cause mayhem on the streets.

Now there are fears the fall out from allegations of police brutality could spread all over the country as unrest in the city grows.

Residents have been on lockdown as armed police tried to tackle the rioters who have caused millions of pounds of damage.

Police were hit with molotov cocktails and the heavy metal balls used in the French game Petanque…

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New York State Worker Racks Up Nearly $180K In Overtime Pay – New York Post

A state technology worker more than tripled her salary last year by running up $179,930 in overtime, records show.

Deborah Casais walked off with total earnings of $247,757 working for the Office of Information Technology Services despite a base salary of $67,827.

That made the Albany-area woman the state overtime champ for 2016.

Casais did not respond to a message left at her home.

Her co-worker Peter Walton made $135,109.18 in overtime on top of the same $67,827 base salary, the records show.

A woman who answered the phone at his home in Latham, an Albany suburb, said he was not there. She refused to take a message and hung up.

Walton’s overtime take, however, was just the fourth highest in the state, with two mental-health center ranking second and third among the state’s top OT earners.

Denise Williams, a treatment assistant at the Kirby Psychiatric Center on Wards Island off Manhattan, pulled in $167,122.13 in OT, on top of her base salary of $71,072…

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Serial Public Masturbator Nabbed, Cops Say – Florida Sun Sentinel
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Looks like Mr. Bean didn’t exactly make a “clean” getaway.

North Port cops took Sean Bean, who they said is a “serial public masturbator,” to the pokey after five women claimed to have seen a dude fiddling with himself, records show, reports WZVN ABC News-7 in Fort Myers.

One of the women allegedly reported some dude banged on a window while peering inside and whacking off.

Bean apparently spilled the beans, leaving behind DNA evidence along with his paw-prints, officers said.

Now he’ll probably be another “has-bean” around town…

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Noted RINO Squish Says It’s “Highly Likely” The Senate Intelligence Committee Will Investigate General Flynn – Townhall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday that it is “highly likely” the Senate Intelligence Committee will investigate former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for his dealings with Russia and comments to President-elect Mike Pence.

“The Intelligence Committee is already looking at Russian involvement in our election. Sen. Blunt has indicated that it’s highly likely they’d want to take a look at this episode as well,” he said. McConnell also noted that the committee has the power to “look at whatever they choose to.”

On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that Flynn was asked to resign by President Donald Trump.

“We got to a point not based on a legal issue, but based on a trust issue with a level of trust between the president and General Flynn had eroded to the point where he felt he had to make a change. The president was very concerned that General Flynn had misled the vice president and others,” Spicer said…

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Refuses To Join Flynn Witch-Hunt – The Hill
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House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said Tuesday that his panel won’t investigate the circumstances that led to Michael Flynn stepping down Monday as President Trump’s national security adviser.

Instead, Chaffetz deferred to the House Intelligence Committee, which is already investigating Russia’s attempt to influence the presidential elections, a scope that includes campaign communications with the Russian government.

“I think that situation has taken care of itself. I know that the Intel committee is looking into the hacking issue,” Chaffetz told reporters…

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Kim Jong Un’s Estranged Brother Murdered In Malaysia – Bloomberg

The oldest half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was murdered in Malaysia on Monday, according to a South Korean government official.

Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of former leader Kim Jong Il, had lived outside the country for years. The official, who asked not to be identified due to government policy, said poison was involved in his death, but provided no other details.

Two unidentified women killed Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur’s airport with a poison needle before fleeing in a taxi, YTN television station reported, citing a government source.

Malaysia police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said in a statement a 46 year-old North Korean male sought assistance at the airport but died en route to hospital. His travel document identified him as Kim Chol, he said, adding an investigation is underway and a post mortem request made.

Kim Jong Nam fell out of favor with his father after he was caught trying to enter Japan using a fake Dominican Republic passport in 2001, according to Japanese reporter Yoji Gomi, who wrote a book about him. Kim Jong Nam had been critical of Kim Jong Un, reportedly saying in 2012 that he “won’t last long” because of his youth and inexperience. The two brothers have different mothers…

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Nancy Pelosi Attacks Trump White House Based On Quote From Fake Flynn Twitter Account – Mediaite
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Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi attacked the Trump White House Tuesday based on a quote from a parody Twitter account purporting to belong to ousted Trump advisor Michael Flynn.

“I didn’t know until I heard from our colleague that the tweet of General Flynn today was ‘scapegoat.’ Scapegoat, do you know what a scapegoat is…?” she asked during a press conference. “The inference to be drawn from his statement is that other people have blame that should be shared in all of this.”

“I have a tweet I’m going to make, I’m telling my staff right now; it’s not scapegoat, it’s stonewall,” she continued. “And that’s exactly what the Republicans in Congress are doing.”…

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Trump Administration Sanctions Venezuelan Vice President For Drug Trafficking – USA Today

The Trump administration imposed sanctions Monday against Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, accusing him of playing a significant role in international drug trafficking.

The Treasury Department has been investigating El Aissami for years over his alleged relations with Venezuela’s largest convicted drug trafficker and a Middle Eastern militant group, resulting in the decision to designate him a narcotics trafficker under the federal “Kingpin Act.”

The department said he orchestrated drug shipments from a Venezuelan air base and multiple seaports, some weighing more than 2,200 pounds per shipment.

The department also sanctioned Samark Lopez Bello, a Venezeulan businessman accused of being El Aissami’s frontman. Lopez Bello helped launder money through a network of 13 companies in the U.S., Venezuela, Panama, the British Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Treasury officials would not comment on whether the Justice Department will seek indictments against the two men. But the sanctions include freezing all their U.S.-based assets, which include a twin-engine Gulfstream jet, and blocking all their U.S.-based companies and properties…

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Obama-Appointed Secret Service Director Resigns – The Hill
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Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy plans to retire next month, just more than two years after he was brought back to fix the scandal-plagued agency.

Clancy informed his staff this morning that he plans to step down from his post on March 4, a spokesperson confirmed.

“As all of you know, President Trump and his administration have been very supportive of this agency and of me personally which makes this a very difficult decision,” Clancy wrote in a letter to agency personnel, according to USA Today.

Then-President Obama asked Clancy, a former presidential-detail head, to return to the Secret Service in 2014 after a series of security breaches and a prostitution scandal marred its reputation…

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Here Are The Top 3 Most Likely Replacements For General Flynn – Daily Signal

President Donald Trump is considering three former high-ranking military officials for the post of national security adviser, after the Monday resignation of Michael Flynn.

Trump is considering retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, retired Gen. David Petraeus, and retired Adm. Robert Harward to replace Flynn. Harward is reportedly the favorite to succeed Flynn. He served as a deputy to then-Gen. James Mattis while both were in U.S. Central Command and does not carry the controversy or age of the other picks.

“There are a handful of good options, but it’s clear he’s at the top of the list,” a senior administration official told Politico Tuesday.

Both Kellogg and Petraeus served critical roles in the U.S. war in Iraq. Kellogg served as a major figure in the 2004 Coalition Provisional Authority, which served as the government of Iraq until the nationwide elections in 2005. He is currently serving as the interim national security adviser to Trump, served as one of Flynn’s deputies in the White House, and is currently 72 years old. Kellogg was also one of the early backers of the Trump campaign, and served as a foreign policy adviser early on…

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Senate Unanimously Confirms David Shulkin As Trump’s VA Secretary – Washington Times
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The Senate unanimously confirmed David Shulkin on Monday night as President Trump’s new secretary of veterans affairs, putting the first nonveteran ever in charge of the agency with a $182 billion budget and chronic unresolved challenges from the Obama administration in providing health care for veterans.

A practicing physician, Mr. Shulkin has served since July 2015 as undersecretary for the agency’s largest division, the Veterans Health Administration, which has about 300,000 employees in more than 1,200 health care facilities serving nearly 9 million veterans annually.

He takes over a department saddled with scandals, from delays in veterans’ care to the payment of millions in taxpayer-funded bonuses for employees to retaliation against whistleblowers…

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Hungarian PM Cracks Down On Refugee Invasion, Calls Out George Soros For Using “Tons Of Money And Heavy Artillery” To Influence Politics – 100PercentFedUp

Will anyone our U.S. government call out and expose the effect 187 radical organizations directly funded by leftist George Soros have on our nation? When will our elected officials start exposing his influence Soros’ large tentacles have on influencing the Democrat Party and anarchist groups in America, leading to riots and unrest by paid protesters in America? Will the world continue to cower when it comes to the secret dealings of radical globalist George Soros, who is fighting for open-borders in Europe and in the U.S.? Or will we start to really expose him by openly discussing his actions and revealing the truth about his “seemingly benign” organizations like one brave Hungarian prime minister is doing?

Hungary’s populist prime minister on Friday lashed out against billionaire financier George Soros, claiming he and groups backed by him want to secretly influence the country’s politics.

In his annual state of the nation speech, Viktor Orban said groups partly funded by Soros, who was born in Hungary, needed to be made transparent and identifiable.

“Large-bodied predators are swimming here in the waters. This is the trans-border empire of George Soros, with tons of money and international heavy artillery,” said Orban, who received a Soros-funded scholarship as Hungary was transitioning from communism to democracy in the late 1980s…

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Senate Confirms Linda McMahon As Head Of SBA – Washington Free Beacon
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The Senate confirmed WWE co-founder Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration on Tuesday.

McMahon, 68, who along with her husband Vince turned World Wrestling Entertainment into a $1.5 billion business, received bipartisan support by a vote of 81-19.

McMahon had unsuccessfully run for Senate twice in Connecticut. Her opponent in 2012, Sen. Chris Murphy, called her “unquestionably qualified” to head the SBA.

McMahon, who stepped down as CEO of WWE in 2009, said her goal is to “revitalize a spirit of entrepreneurship in America.” She said strengthening a small business disaster relief program would be her first priority…

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600 Illegal Aliens Arrested In 11 States Over Past Week – Daily Mail

Hundreds of illegal immigrants across 11 states were arrested last week as part of targeted operations, federal immigration officials revealed on Sunday.

A series of raids by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers saw around 600 people apprehended.

The agency said the operations were ‘routine’.

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday morning to proclaim his commitment to a crackdown on crime.

He tweeted: ‘The crackdown on illegal criminals is merely the keeping of my campaign promise. Gang members, drug dealers & others are being removed!’

Immigration was a key platform of the billionaire’s presidential campaign before his election in November 2016.

The president plans to build a wall across the Mexican border to prevent to stop what he calls the ‘unprecedented surge’ of illegal migrants from Central America.

The raids are the first coordinated efforts by ICE under the Trump administration to arrest targeted undocumented migrants…

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Russian Comedian Prank Calls Dumber-Than-Dirt Maxine Waters Posing As Ukrainian Prime Minister – American Mirror
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A Russian comedian has posted a phone conversation on his Facebook page he claims is with California Congresswoman Maxine Waters in which he poses as the prime minister of Ukraine.

And Waters falls for it – hard.

“I was surprised to hear that you called me,” Waters tells a man known as Vovan, “but I’m delighted to talk with you.”

The comedian, posing as Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, and Waters discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Donald Trump’s position on them.

He went on to tell Waters that he has “good relations with Ms. Clinton.”…

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Brazil’s Two Largest Newspapers Forced By Government To Delete Story Embarrassing To President – The Intercept

A major assault on basic press freedom occurred today in Brazil, perpetrated by the government of President Michel Temer, his wife, Marcela, and a Brazilian judge. As a result, the nation’s two largest newspapers – Folha de S.Paulo and O Globo – were forced to delete a news article that each had published about a matter of great public interest.

Because one of the goals in creating The Intercept was to defend and vindicate press freedom around the world, we are publishing the censored materials so that the public can see them (see below). Few things are more dangerous than politicians and courts joining to tell newspapers what they can and cannot report, and we will do what we can to rectify that attack on the public’s right to know.

The case in question arises out of the attempted blackmail of the first lady and the president by a hacker who last April cloned her iPhone and stole all of its data. The hacker, Silvonei Jose de Jesus Souza, was sentenced to five years and 11 months in prison for the attempted blackmail, after he demanded that Marcela pay him R$ 300,000 (US$ 90,000) to avoid disclosure of the materials. He was also convicted of having used his access to her iPhone to defraud her brother out of a R$ 15,000 (US$ 4,500) payment…

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Georgetown University Professor Defends Slavery, Rape Under Islam – WorldNetDaily
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A Georgetown University professor who teaches about Islamic civilization delivered a lecture on slavery to a gathering at the International Institute for Islamic Thought – an organization with suspected ties to the Muslim Brotherhood – and told the attendees that modern society tends to needlessly agonize over the morality of owning people as property. Why?

Because “there is no such thing as slavery,” professor Jonathan Brown said, the Investigative Project reported.

Brown, a 39-year-old convert to Islam, read from his paper, “Slavery and Islam” about the “Problems of Slavery” during his lecture. Following, he fielded several questions from the audience, offering up such food for thought as his view that slavery cannot be defined as an outright evil because there are so many different kinds – slavery based on religion versus gender, for example…

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Senate Confirms Steve Mnuchin For Treasury Secretary – Breitbart

The successful confirmation of President Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees continued when senators voted 53-to-47 to confirm Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary Monday.

Mnuchin is a Wall Street financier, who has worked for Goldman Sachs and ran his own investment funds and vehicles. In the 2016 presidential campaign, Mnuchin was the national finance chairman for the president’s campaign.

After the “Great Recession,” in 2009, Mnuchin and his partners and investors purchased IndyMac, a troubled California bank that was in the center of the real estate boom and bust. Six years later, after Mnuchin renamed the bank OneWest and worked through its issues, he sold it off. However, Democrats targeted the way Mnuchin and his team worked through the issues, claiming that he was insensitive to people losing their homes because they could not keep up with mortgages from the old IndyMac bank.

The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R.-Utah), said on the Senate floor shortly before the vote that these allegations were unfair and untrue.

Hatch said there was a double standard for nominations. For a Republican nominee any charge, no matter how flimsy, was enough for Democrats to oppose a nominee. But, for Democratic nominees, no charge ever seemed enough…

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Michael Flynn Resigns From NSC After Misleading VP On Russia Sanctions Call – Daily Caller
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National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday amid accusations he misled Vice President Mike Pence about a call he had with the Russian ambassador, in which he reportedly discussed sanctions levied against Moscow.

White House sources told Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Jacobs the news Monday evening.

A White House statement released Monday confirmed that President Donald Trump was evaluating the situation and speaking to the vice president about the candid conversation that Pence had with Flynn.

“The president is evaluating the situation,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said…

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United Airlines Pilot Removed From Plane After Ranting To Passengers About Her Divorce, Trump And Clinton – Daily Mail

An unidentified female United Airlines pilot was removed from a plane before a flight from Austin to San Francisco Saturday evening.

United flight 455 was scheduled to depart Austin–Bergstrom International Airport at 5:02pm but was delayed for more than two hours after the pilot went on what passengers described as a ‘rant’.

The pilot came into the cabin wearing ‘street clothes’ and talked to passengers over the intercom about her divorce and the presidential election, passenger Randy Reiss told KVUE.

Reiss said the pilot also mentioned that she was going to be on Oprah.

Passengers said the pilot called President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton ‘a*******’.

Some of the pilot’s comments rattled passengers, causing them to question her ability to fly the plane.

‘She said, “Sorry I’m late, the reason I’m late is I’m going through a divorce” Reiss told BuzzFeed News.

‘It quickly went from playful to scary’.

At first the pilot seemed friendly, said Reiss, but things took an awkward turn when she pointed out an interracial couple sitting in first class…

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Canadian Man Found Not Guilty Of Beheading Bus Passenger Due To Mental Illness Is Set Free – Breitbart
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A Canadian man who was found not guilty for the beheading and cannibalizing of a Greyhound bus passenger due to mental illness has been set free.

Manitoba’s Criminal Code Review Board announced that it gave Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, an absolute discharge Friday, meaning he is no longer subject to any conditions or monitoring, the Associated Press reported.

The board “is of the opinion that the weight of evidence does not substantiate that Mr. Baker poses a significant threat to the safety of the public,” according to the decision.

Baker’s doctor, Jeffrey Waldman, told the board he was confident Baker would continue to take his medication and work with the treatment team…

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Obama’s Sick New Job With Anti-American Organization To Sabotage Trump – Mad World News

Barack Obama isn’t wasting any time going after President Donald Trump. In fact, he’s starting his new job with a hardcore anti-American, anti-Trump organization. Obama is going back to his roots in community organizing, and he isn’t hiding his agenda. However, what he is hiding will shock you, and we’ve uncovered everything the mainstream media won’t tell you about his new job. This will completely piss you off.

Obama’s been working behind the scenes to set up what will effectively be a shadow government to not only protect his threatened legacy but to sabotage the incoming Trump administration and its popular “America First” agenda.

Using the organization Organizing for Action (OFA), Obama intends to organize anti-Trump agitators like we saw at UC Berkeley, and the end game is to sabotage Trump’s presidency. Far-fetched? Not if you know Obama’s real passion, which is to make America a socialist state with no borders.

The New York Post reports, [Obama is] doing it through a network of leftist nonprofits led by Organizing for Action. Normally you’d expect an organization set up to support a politician and his agenda to close up shop after that candidate leaves office, but not Obama’s OFA. Rather, it’s gearing up for battle, with a growing war chest and more than 250 offices across the country…

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President Donald Trump Nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch To The Supreme Court – The Hill
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President Trump on Tuesday selected Neil Gorsuch to succeed Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, setting up a nasty confirmation battle with Senate Democrats stung over the GOP blockade against former President Obama’s pick.

Trump named Gorsuch, a well-respected conservative who sits on the Colorado-based 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, after a drama-packed day that resembled the president’s former reality show “The Apprentice.”

Trump said he has promised to nominate a judge who respected the law and loved the Constitution.

“Millions of voters said this was the single most important issue to them and I am a man of my word and will do what I say, something the American people have been asking of Washington for a very long time,” Trump said…

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Patriots Owner Says Trump Helped Him Through Most Difficult Time Of His Life After Wife’s Death; Called Kraft Once A week For A Year – Daily Mail

Americans who voted for President Donald Trump in the recent election have cited a number of different reasons when it comes to what drew them to the billionaire businessman, and on Monday during Media Day at the Super Bowl New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft listed a new one – he is an incredibly loyal friend.

When asked about his relationship with President Trump, Kraft chose to explain their friendship by describing what his Republican friend and the First Lady did for him after he lost his wife of 48 years Myra to cancer in 2011.

‘When Myra died, Melania and Donald came up to the funeral in our synagogue, then they came for memorial week to visit with me,’ said Kraft in an interview with the New York Daily News.

‘Then he called me once a week for the whole year, the most depressing year of my life when I was down and out. He called me every week to see how I was doing, invited me to things, tried to lift my spirits.’

Kraft then added: ‘He was one of five or six people that were like that. I remember that.’

Meanwhile, at least one of his players made it very clear that he is not happy with our nation’s current leader, with tight end Martellus Bennett saying that if the team does win on Sunday he will not be heading to the White House for the traditional visit with the new commander in chief…

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Guinness To Invest $50 Million In U.S. Brewery – Fortune
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Guinness is planning to spend about $50 million to open a brewery in Maryland, bringing brewing capabilities back to the United States for the first time after decades away from the market.

The Irish beer’s parent company Diageo (deo, +0.32%) on Tuesday announced it would build a U.S. version of Dublin’s Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore County, Maryland. Under the current plans Diageo unveiled, the facility would include a Guinness brewery, packaging and warehouse operations, and an innovation microbrewery at the company’s existing site in Relay, Maryland. “The new brewery would be a home for new Guinness beers created for the US market, while the iconic Guinness Stouts will continue to be brewed at St. James’s Gate in Dublin, Ireland,” Diageo said…

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Mosque Attacked In Quebec Was Founded By Muslim Brotherhood, Funded Terrorist Organizations – Gateway Pundit

In a shocking report released by the TSEC Network, it has has been revealed that the Mosque that was attacked in Quebec, Canada was founded by followers of the Muslim Brotherhood and donated money to front organizations that directly support terrorists groups like HAMAS.

The article says that the Centre culturel islamique de Québec was originally founded by the Muslim Student Association according to it’s own history.

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The Muslim Student Association was founded by adherents of the Muslim Brotherhood. The mosque donated money on a yearly basis (2001 to 2010) to the International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy (IRFAN). IRFAN, according to the Canada Revenue Agency, was set up to skirt Canadian law and send millions of dollars to HAMAS. The parent organization of HAMAS is the Muslim Brotherhood according to Article Two of the HAMAS charter. IRFAN is now listed as a terrorism entity.

A regular attendee of the mosque is Abdallah Asafiri, according to his own statement to the press. He was listed as the directeur de la formation et de l’animation religieuse au Centre culturel islamique de Québec. Mr Asafiri is also major leadership figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Muslim Brotherhood itself…

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Trump Nominee For Education Secretary Clears Senate Committee With Zero Democrat Votes – Washington Free Beacon
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Education reformer Betsy DeVos moved one step closer to becoming secretary of education on Tuesday after receiving the recommendation of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

DeVos, a philanthropist and supporter of school choice, narrowly cleared the committee on a party-line vote after a contentious hearing. Members of the committee approved the nomination 12-11, making DeVos the first Trump cabinet appointee to receive zero Democratic votes at the committee level. She passed after Sen. Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.), the committee chair who served as education secretary under President George H.W. Bush, cast a tie-breaking vote…

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California Considers Becoming A ‘Sanctuary State’ – KNX

California may prohibit local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities, creating a border-to-border sanctuary in the nation’s largest state as legislative Democrats ramp up their efforts to battle President Donald Trump’s migration policies.

The legislation is scheduled for its first public hearing Tuesday as the Senate rushes to enact measures that Democratic lawmakers say would protect immigrants from the crackdown that the Republican president has promised.

While many of California’s largest cities – including Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento – have so-called sanctuary policies that prohibit police from cooperating with immigration authorities, much of the state does not.

The Democratic legislation, written by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles, comes up for debate less than a week after Trump signed an order threatening to withdraw some federal grants from jurisdictions that bar officials from communicating with federal authorities about someone’s immigration status.

The Senate Public Safety Committee considers SB54 Tuesday morning. The Judiciary Committee will also consider fast-tracked legislation that would spend state money, in an amount that has not been disclosed, to provide lawyers for people facing deportation…

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Leftist-Controlled Chicago: More Than 300 People Shot In First 30 Days Of 2017 – Breitbart
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The surge in shootings that marked the early weeks of the new year continued, resulting in more than 300 people shot in the first 30 days of 2017.

The Chicago Tribune reports the number of shooting victims January 1 through January 30 is 302; this includes fatal and non-fatal shootings. The number of homicides alone is 54, which means the city has averaged 1.8 killings a day every day this year.

On January 23, Breitbart News reported that shootings and murders for January 1 through January 22, 2017, were up markedly over the number of shootings and murders for the same period in 2016. According to the Tribune, “At least 228 people were shot in Chicago [January 1 through January 22, 2017].”…

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Trump Readies Crackdown On H-1B Visa Abuse – Daily Caller

President Donald Trump is preparing an executive order aimed at revamping the H-1b visa program to ensure tech companies make a good faith effort to hire American workers before importing foreign workers.

The stated purpose of the H-1b program is to allow companies to temporarily import high-skilled workers when they can’t find American workers willing or able to do the job, but critics contend its true purpose is to help big businesses cut costs by importing less expensive workers. In the past several years, Disney, Southern California Edison, Fossil Group and others have together fired hundreds of American tech workers and forced them to train their foreign replacements, many of whom were flown in specifically to take their jobs.

A major overhaul to the program would have to happen through Congress, but Trump can make some changes via executive authority, and his administration is drafting an order, reports Bloomberg. Tech companies would have to prioritize American workers first under the draft order, and if they do import foreign workers, they would have to prioritize those who are the most skilled and highest paid…

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New Tackle Football League With No Pads Or Helmets Growing In Popularity – BroBible
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Researchers at the University of New Hampshire found that helmetless-tackling drills reduced the number of overall head impacts suffered by the participating players by 28 percent, thus fueling the debate that removing helmets from football is actually safer. A truly ironic argument. Hines Ward advocated for this rule change back in 2012, when he said “If you want to prevent concussions, take the helmet off.”

One football league is capitalizing on the fear of CTE and its popularity in America is growing. The A7FL is a seven-on-seven full contact football league played with no helmets and no pads.

“We see the A7FL as the future of football,” A7FL co-founder Sean Korkusuz told Complex. “We’re pushing it as hard as we can for safety, morality, and promoting football internationally…

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Trump On A Roll, Fires Director Of Immigration And Customs Enforcement – Zero Hedge

Having said the infamous words “you’re fired” once already this evening, when President Trump relieved acting AG Sally Yates of her duties just after 9pm Eastern, and perhaps realizing just how much he missed the sound, moments ago Trump also relieved acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Daniel Ragsdale.

Ragsdale was replaced with Thomas Homan, who previously led ICE’s “efforts to identify, arrest, detain, and remove illegal aliens, including those who present a danger to national security or are a risk to public safety, as well as those who enter the United States illegally or otherwise undermine the integrity of our immigration laws and our border control efforts.”

There was no immediate reason given for Ragsdale’s dismissal.

The full statement from DHS Secretary Kelly announcing Homan taking over as ICE Director is below.

STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY KELLY ON THE PRESIDENT’S APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS D. HOMAN AS ACTING ICE DIRECTOR

WASHINGTON – Today, the president appointed Thomas D. Homan acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Since 2013 Homan has served as the executive associate director of ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO)…

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You’re Fired: Trump Cans Acting AG For Refusing To Support His Refugee Order – Breitbart
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President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates, after she refused to defend his executive order to restrict immigration and refugees from six high-risk countries in the Middle East.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer issued a statement saying that Yates, an Obama administration appointee, had “betrayed the Department of Justice” by refusing to enforce Trump’s order.

“Ms. Yates is an Obama Administration appointee who is weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration,” the statement read.

Trump replaced Yates with Dana Boente, the current U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, until Sen. Jeff Sessions is confirmed by the Senate…

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Black Lives Matter Terrorists: “We Need To Start Killing People” – Daily Caller

During an anti-Trump protest in Seattle this weekend, an activist associated with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement took to the megaphone to voice her support for, among other things, “killing people,” and “killing the White House.”

While she said that, another protester can be heard saying, “Burn it!”

She also says, “White people, give your fucking money, your fucking house, your fucking property, we need it fucking all,” as another protester responds “reparations!”

“Fuck white supremacy, fuck the U.S. empire, fuck your imperialist ass lives. That shit gotta go.”

At 1:50 in the video clip, she goes, “And we need to start killing people. First off, we need to start killing the White House. The White House must die. The White House, your fucking White House, your fucking Presidents, they must go! Fuck the White House.”

“Pay the fuck up, pay the fuck up. It ain’t just your fucking time, its your fucking money, and now your fucking life is devoted to social change,” she said.

While speaking, she was wearing a jacket that said “Black Lives Matter” on the back.

According to the channel that uploaded the clip to YouTube, the activist saying these things is a teacher…

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Small Business Owners Go Lollipops For President Trump – Gateway Pundit
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Small business owner after small business owner heaped praise on President Donald Trump after meeting with the new US leader in the White House on Monday of his second week in office.

The business owners men, women, minorities, shower Trump with praise after their meeting in the White House. The business owners told the media how impressed they were with Donald Trump meeting with them and listening to their concerns. At least six of the business owners took turns praising Trump after the meeting.

President Trump signed an executive order aimed at cutting regulations for small business during the meeting at the White House on Monday…

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Iran Violates ‘The Deal’ Again, Conducts Another Ballistic Missile Test In Defiance Of UN Resolution – Liberty News

The rogue nation of Iran has once again violated the U.N. resolution barring the Islamic Republic from conducting ballistic missile testing which followed the Obama’s disastrous ‘Nuclear Deal.’

As clearly stated in U.N. resolution 2231, Iran is explicitly “called upon not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology.”

Despite the unambiguous instruction not to conducted activities related to the development ballistics capable of carrying nuclear weaponry, Iranian defense minister Brigadier Gen. Hossein Dehqan stated in September 2016 that the nation would disregard the resolution and start missile production anyway because he claims the Khorramshahr missile is not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

Marking at least the second official violation of the resolution since the first ballistics test in July of 2016, Iran launched a Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile Sunday roughly 140 east of Tehran. The Khorramshahr missile reportedly flew 600 miles before exploding during the failed test…

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Trump Signs Executive Order To Dramatically Slash Regulations – Business Insider
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regulations by requiring agencies to cut two existing regulations for every new rule introduced.

“This will be the biggest such act that our country has ever seen. There will be regulation, there will be control, but it will be normalized control,” Trump said as he signed the order in the Oval Office, surrounded by a group of small business owners.

Trump’s latest executive action will prepare a process for the White House to set an annual cap on the cost of new regulations, a senior official told reporters ahead of the signing.

For the rest of fiscal 2017, that cap on new regulations would be $0, the official said on customary condition of anonymity…

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Trump To Stage Ultimate Power Lunch With 16 Of The Nation’s Top Business CEOs – Washington Times
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All hail the Mr. Bigs of America – the CEOs, the dealmakers, the chairmen, the presidents. While Democrats dither over President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet choices and the breadth of his business holdings, a new reality is slowly but surely taking over. The White House and America itself appear destined to become a haven for smart business. Consider that 16 of the nation’s uber-CEOs plan to gather with Mr. Trump in the nation’s capital for a meeting of the mighty.

They will assemble at the White House the first week of February, and they will go under this august name: “The President’s Strategy and Policy Forum.” So step aside here, folks. Mr. Trump is drawing the talent from a veritable pantheon of business leaders. Names on the rarefied roster include Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of General Motors; Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Co.; Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; and Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric…

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Spray-Painting ‘Kill All Police’ On A Public Wall Isn’t A Terrorist Threat, Leftist Judge Rules – MLive

Spray-painting ‘Kill all police’ on a public wall doesn’t rise to the level of a terrorist threat, a Detroit judge ruled Tuesday.

Stuart Lewis, 49, of Detroit, faced a series of charges after police pinpointed him as the culprit who painted anti-police graffiti on a wall last October.

After discovery of the graffiti threats, Detroit Police Chief James Craig vowed to find and arrest whoever was responsible.

The department followed through, dispatching its Special Response Team – the equivalent of SWAT – to arrest Lewis at his home.

The man’s dog was killed during the raid.

“I believe that level of force was necessary, given what we knew,” Craig said after the arrest.

Police also found marijuana while making the arrest.

The Wayne County Prosecutor’s office charged Lewis with threat of terrorism, delivery or manufacture of marijuana and malicious destruction of a building.

Wayne District Judge Deborah Lewis Langston ruled there wasn’t enough evidence to support the threat of terrorism charge. The charge was dismissed.

Lewis also faces charges of felonious assault and felony use of a firearm for an Oct. 17 incident in which he’s accused of using an air gun to threaten a man who was attempting to repossess Lewis’ car…

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Clinton Democrats Build A Mind Palace – John Kass
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The Clinton Democratic left has created a vast mind palace, an artificial world where they may craft a safe space, protected from post-traumatic Trump (election) disorder.

In this pleasant mind palace of theirs, where they don’t have to address Democratic failings, Hillary Clinton’s numerous faults and stupendous strategic blunders, two things stand out:

The CIA is now the left’s champion of truth and beauty.

And Russia, once the friend of the useful American left, is now its enemy.

Much of this has been kick-started again by a story in The Washington Post saying that the CIA – according to anonymous sources – has concluded that Russia hacked into Democratic emails to help elect Republican Donald Trump…

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Carnival Forces U.S. Workers To Train Foreign Replacements Right Before Christmas – Breitbart

Americans working at Carnival Corporation say the company’s Christmas gift to hundreds of its college-graduate employees was the news that they are being fired and must train their low-wage foreign replacements.

“I am still processing my emotions and my disbelief,” said Matthew Culver, a senior Miami-based IT worker with Carnival. “After twenty years in the industry, this is one of the hardest things I have had to deal with. I never thought this could happen to me after so many years of experience, education, and hard work,” he told Breitbart News.

“On December 6, 2016, my coworkers and I were asked to attend a town hall meeting,” Culver explained, adding:

We were informed that 200 to 300 of our jobs were being terminated and we were offered jobs with an outsourcing company named Capgemini. Our last day with Carnival would be February 3rd. We are going to be training foreign workers inside and outside the United States to take over our jobs; then we are not guaranteed any future with Capgemini. The workers are in Florida, California and Washington State. We must decide by December 19th if we plan to train our foreign replacements and work with the outsourcing company in their goal of offshoring the jobs.

The jobs are being transferred because Carnival is outsourcing critical tasks to Capgemini, a French outsourcing firm. The firm has been known to exploit federal guest-worker programs by importing thousands of foreign workers, primarily from India, to work in U.S. jobs that likely would otherwise be filled by middle-class American college graduates…

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Strange Spherical Cloud Appears In Sky Over Japan – Science Alert
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Bizarre pictures coming out of Japan last week show what appears to be an oddly spherical cloud hovering over the city of Fujisawa, just south of Tokyo.

According to reports from the photographer, the cloud started to lose its shape as soon as it was photographed, and then rapidly faded into the sky as if it never existed.

“When I looked out of the car window I saw a round ball-shaped cloud. I gazed at the cloud for a while then I rushed to take the photo,” Twitter user @pmxpvrtmx (Poppy) told local Japanese news outlet, Rocket News 24.

“When I saw the cloud it was an even more spherical shape, so I regret not taking the photo more quickly.”

While the pictures shot at Shonandai station on Sunday afternoon have not been independently verified, this is not the first time a fluffy cloud ball has been spotted in recent years…

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Breaking: CIA Confirms Russian Government Killed Harambe The Gorilla – Real Strategy

The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in killing Harambe the gorilla, according to officials briefed on the matter.

Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government who provided WikiLeaks with thousands of hacked emails from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and others, including Harambe’s own caretaker, according to U.S. officials. Those officials described the individuals as actors known to the intelligence community and part of a wider Russian operation to boost the nearby Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s profits.

“It is the assessment of the intelligence community that Russia’s goal here was to favor one zoo over the other,” said a senior U.S. official briefed on an intelligence presentation made to U.S. senators. “That’s the consensus view.”

The Obama administration has been debating for months how to respond to the alleged Russian intrusions, with White House officials concerned about escalating tensions with Moscow and being accused of trying to boost Columbus Zoo’s revenues.

The Trump transition team dismissed the findings in a short statement issued Friday evening. “These are the same people that said Cecil the Lion had teeth of mass destruction. It’s now time to move on and ‘Make Columbus Zoo Great Again,’ ” the statement read.

Trump has consistently dismissed the intelligence community’s findings about Russia.

“I don’t believe they interfered” in the killing of Harambe, he told Time magazine this week. The killing, he said, “could be Russia. And it could be China. And it could be some guy in his home in New Jersey.”…

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Trump Appoints Stephen Miller Senior Advisor To The President For Policy – Breitbart
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President-elect Donald J. Trump has announced his selection of Stephen Miller, a top aide to his campaign, as the new senior White House adviser for policy.

Miller has served as the top adviser on policy for the Trump campaign since January of 2016 and directed the campaign’s entire policy operation since then. Miller also served as the chief speechwriter and heads policy for Trump’s transition team.

The President-elect said in a statement:

Stephen played a central and wide-ranging role in our primary and general election campaign. He is deeply committed to the America First agenda, and understands the policies and actions necessary to put that agenda into effect. He is a strong advocate for protecting American workers, and will fulfill a crucial role in my Administration as my senior advisor on matters of policy…

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IBM Announces It Will Hire Another 25,000 Workers In The U.S. Ahead Of Trump Meeting – Daily Mail

U.S. technology giant IBM has said it will hire 25,000 people in the United States over the next four years, ahead of a meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and tech industry leaders.

About 6,000 of those appointments will be made in 2017, IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty wrote in opinion article published in USA Today.

IBM, which in recent years has restructured its activities, will invest $1billion on employee training and development in the next four years, said the IBM president, chairman and CEO.

‘We are hiring because the nature of work is evolving – and that is also why so many of these jobs remain hard to fill,’ Rometty said, noting that many industries were being reshaped by data science and cloud computing.

‘Jobs are being created that demand new skills – which in turn requires new approaches to education, training and recruiting,’ she said.

‘This is not about white collar vs. blue collar jobs, but about the ‘new collar’ jobs that employers in many industries demand, but which remain largely unfilled.’

Rometty is a member of Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum, a group of US business leaders focused on boosting economic growth and jobs.

The IBM jobs investment news came before the highly anticipated meeting today of the Republican property tycoon-turned-next U.S. president and the leaders of several major technology companies…

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Shocker: Leftist Hollywood’s Big Gun Control Movie Sucks Ass – Washington Free Beacon
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Miss Sloane, the gun control thriller starring Jessica Chastain, over the weekend posted one of the worst performances of the past 35 years for a movie in wide release.

The movie pulled in $1,167 on average at the 1,648 theaters across the country it was shown in. It made $1,922,300, meaning it was the 11th-highest grossing movie in the country. It is number 79 on Box Office Mojo’s list of Worst Opening Weekend by Per-Theater Average since 1982.

That means Miss Sloane earned less money per theater than Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Shaun the Sheep Movie, Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace, and Gigli.

Industry observers criticized the movie’s performance on Monday. Time said the movie “fizzled in its wide expansion.” Fortune described it as struggling…

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Federal Judge Drop Kicks ‘Political Stunt’ By Colorado Electors – Downtrend

A possible Electoral College coup against Donald Trump was dealt a blow when a federal judge smacked down an effort by Colorado electors to shirk their responsibility and open the door for a national elector rebellion against the President-elect.

The lawsuit was filed by members of the so-called Hamilton Electors, a slimy and mysterious front group for anti-Trump interests that was trying to make the case that the Electoral College was intended to be a bulwark against an unacceptable president. Of course it’s a load of crap but in their derangement and fury after Hillary’s loss the liberal moonbats will swallow anything.

The Denver Post reports “Judge rejects injunction request in Colorado elector suit seeking to block Donald Trump”:

A federal judge on Monday rejected an attempt by two Colorado electors to unbind their votes in the Electoral College, saying the effort designed to impede Donald Trump’s path to the White House is “a political stunt.”

U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel denied a request for a preliminary injunction to nullify a state law that requires presidential electors to vote for the winner of the state’s popular vote. To do otherwise, Daniel said in his ruling from the bench, “would undermine the electoral process.”

The president-elect and the Trump campaign intervened in the lawsuit to “defend the integrity of the electoral process” and applauded the ruling. “Your vote should count when you vote for president,” said Chris Murray, a Denver attorney representing Trump and the campaign…

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Trump Picks Rick Perry As Energy Secretary – Daily Caller
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President-elect Donald Trump will pick former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy (DOE), according to two transition team sources.

Perry, who once said he’d eliminate the Department of Energy, could end up heading the agency, sources told CBS News. Perry beat out two other top contenders for Energy Secretary: West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and Trump fundraiser and investor Ray Washburne.

DOE has nearly 13,000 employees and relies on tens of thousands of government contractors. The agency is responsible for nuclear weapons, nuclear power for the U.S. Navy, waste disposal, funding energy technology, overseeing federally-run labs and transmitting electricity…

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Texas GOP Elector Risks Criminal Charges To Snub Trump; Law Allows Him To Be Replaced – Law Newz

A Texas elector just publicly stated in The New York Times his intention to vote against the party nominee of the party that elected him to the electoral college. The same Texas elector also appears to be soliciting others to do the same. What he may not know is that he is placing himself at risk of a Texas district attorney thinking his act a crime, should a “faithless elector” follow through with it. And ask Tom Delay if Texas district attorneys have any hindrance using criminal prosecutions of political officials. There is a remedy, though. Texas law allows the electors to declare an intended faithless elector ineligible and replace him at the elector meeting in Texas. This will help the voters and the faithless elector by preventing him from being accused of a crime, like election fraud or perjury.

Now, you might have heard in the media that “faithless” electors are common-place and this was the “intended” act of the founders. Both history and the law prove that media story to be #fakenews. Per electors, that is actually quite rare, despite the media narrative. The reason is two-fold: election law from a 1952 Supreme Court decision (the Ray decision) made clear the state can give state parties control over electors, and many state parties require electors sign affidavits to vote for the nominee, making any other vote an act of potential election fraud and alleged perjury under a state’s criminal laws. That is why the number of actual faithless electors who voted against the election winner since the civil rights era is so low:

2012: 0

2008: 0

2004: 0 (1 accidentally put Edwards name 1st in the ballot)…

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Wisconsin Recount Ends With Trump Gaining 162 Votes – Business Insider
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President-elect Donald Trump expanded his win by 131 votes in Wisconsin after a recount was requested and conducted in the state.

State officials had always expected a recount to uphold Trump’s surprise win in the Badger State. Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential nominee, filed a request for a recount over unsupported concerns that hackers meddled with the results.

The final vote total, certified by Mark Thomsen, chair of the Wisconsin Elections Committee, changed by 1,769 votes after approximately 3 million ballots were recounted.

Trump previously said the efforts to conduct a recount in Wisconsin and other states amounted to a “scam.” The president-elect called the request “ridiculous” and said that the “people have spoken and the election is over.”…

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Black Guy Sets Ex-Girlfriend’s Car On Fire, Then Leaves Racist Note Before Faking His Own Kidnapping – Ormond Beach Observer

Vincent Palmer went far out of his way to send his ex-girlfriend, Staci Winn, a message.

Palmer, who has four children with Winn, drove his scooter to Winn’s home in the Forrest Hills subdivision in Ormond Beach Dec. 10 to break into her car, dump a Mountain Dew bottle full of gasoline inside and set it on fire. Before fleeing the scene, he left a note on Winn’s mailbox that led police to believe the crime was motivated by racial hate: “I HAVE WATHED (sic) YOU FOR A LONG TIME YOU AND YOUR NIGGER KIDS DONT Belong.” The letters “KKK” were one on one side of the note, and “TRUMP” was written on the other.

Winn had lived at her home since 1976. While the police were there on Dec. 10, she called Palmer and told him that her vehicle had been set on fire. He then came to the victim’s home and was arrested after officers discovered there was a warrant for his arrest, related to child support. He was transported to Volusia County Branch Jail.

The next day, the Daytona Beach Police Department responded to a call about a possible abduction: A note led family members to believe that Palmer had been kidnapped. One of Palmer’s family members told police they found blood on one of the vehicles in the driveway and a note in one of the vehicles that read: “KKK… I HATE BLACK MEN WHO FUCK WHITE WOMEN… YOU WILL NEVER SEE YOUR GRANDSON AGAIN ALIVE… YOU WILL NEVER FOUND OUT WHO I AM, THIS IS HIS NOTEBOOK…? NICE DOG, YOU SLEEP HARD”

Between the efforts of the DBPD and the Ormond Beach Police Department, Palmer was located at Burger King in Ormond Beach around noon. An officer made contact with a black male in the restaurant…

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Two New Jersey Traders Arrested For Manipulating $10 Billion Worth Of Stocks, Making $26 Million In Profit – Zero Hedge
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The SEC continued its crackdown against “market-manipulating masterminds” today, when it charged two New Jersey-based traders, 37-year-old Joseph Taub, of Clifton, and 21-year-old Elazar Shmalo of Passaic, with manipulating more than 2,000 NYSE and NASDAQ-traded stocks and reaping more than $26 million in profits from their successful trades.

The duo is accused by both the SEC and the NJ Attorney’s Office of manipulating more than 23,000 trades, buying and selling $10 billion worth of securities and making more than $26 million in illegal profits, usually through “two or more trading accounts that bought and sold the same lightly traded stock on the same day during the same period of time,” U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said in a statement.

In the complaint, the DOJ charges the two traders of engaging in “a scheme to place numerous buy and sell orders for specifically targeted, lightly traded securities in a coordinated fashion that allowed them to manipulate the price to their advantage…

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CIA: Washington Post Report Linking Russian Government To Trump And Election Hacking Is “Outright Lie” – True Pundit

The Central Intelligence Agency is declaring the Washington Post’s much-hyped story linking the Russian government to hacking the presidential election to help Donald Trump an “outright lie,” according to CIA personnel with direct knowledge of the case.

The Washington Post, in a front-page splash on Friday, fingered the CIA for allegedly confirming the wild rumors of Russian hacking that were concocted and spread by Democratic lawmakers for months preceding the election and the weeks since the GOP win. The Washington Post’s story, however, contained no CIA sources and in fact, no credible U.S. intelligence agency sources whatsoever. Instead, it hinged on what unnamed lawmakers had supposedly been told by unidentified, supposed CIA-linked sources in “secret” briefings: That the CIA had developed proof the Russian state waged an orchestrated campaign to destabilize the U.S. election to benefit GOP-candidate Trump.

“It’s an outright lie,” a CIA analyst divulged to True Pundit. “There’s nothing definitive like that. There are leads from activity originating in Finland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Britain, France, China and Russia.”

Multiple CIA sources are now denouncing the Washington Post for knowingly reporting misleading national security intelligence. Intelligence insiders said no one in the Agency or in the FBI, who is running at least one parallel inquiry, has ruled out a possible internal leak within the Democratic National Committee from actor(s) inside the United States who funneled private DNC emails to Wikileaks…

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Former Democrat Congressman Chaka Fattah Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison – The Hill
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Former Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday on charges of money laundering, bribery and fraud.

Fattah, 60, resigned from the House in June after being convicted on more than 20 counts of corruption. He’ll have to report to prison by Jan. 25, 2017, to begin his sentence.

Prosecutors had called for Fattah to receive 17 to 22 years in prison.

Fattah had already lost the Democratic primary for the Philadelphia-area seat he represented for 22 years. His successor, Rep. Dwight Evans (D), was sworn in on Nov. 14 to finish the remaining weeks of Fattah’s term.

Fattah’s son, Chaka Fattah Jr., is already serving a five-year prison sentence for fraud.

The elder Fattah was convicted of accepting a $1 million loan from a campaign donor for his failed 2007 campaign for Philadelphia mayor…

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ICE Spends $100 Million Ferrying Illegal Alien Children Around U.S. – Washington Times

The federal agency that handles deportations spent more than $100 million of its money over the last few years to ferry illegal immigrant children around the U.S., according to calculations by a watchdog group that says the cash could have been better spent on enforcement.

Government figures obtained by the Immigration Reform Law Institute through an open records request show Immigration and Customs Enforcement spent an average of $665 per juvenile in 2014, with most of that going to the cost of airplane flights to shuttle the children among government agencies, to relatives here in the U.S. or back to their home countries – if they’re deported.

At that rate, ICE will spend about $4.5 million flying just the children nabbed at the border in October, and somewhere north of $100 million since the surge began in earnest in 2014.

“It’s insult to injury on a massive scale,” said Dale Wilcox, executive director of IRLI.

He blamed President Obama’s 2012 deportation amnesty for young adult illegal immigrants, the so-called Dreamers, for the surge, saying it enticed tens of thousands of new migrants, particularly juveniles, to take a risk on making the trip.

Instead of being sent back, they are shuttled among various federal agencies until they are eventually delivered to their parents, other relatives or sponsor families – where they often disappear into the shadows.

According to statistics from the Senate Homeland Security Committee, only 3 percent of the more than 120,000 caught over the last few years have been sent home as of June.

That, according to the new Border Patrol chief, serves as an incentive for more to make the journey…

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Egypt Uncovers International Satanic Organ And Child Trafficking Ring – Your News Wire

An international Satanic organ harvesting ring has been uncovered in Egypt. Authorities have arrested doctors, nurses, professors and members of the elite allegedly involved in Satanic rituals involving human organs and dead children.

The arrests of at least 45 people on Tuesday also included international organ buyers and middlemen who profit off the Satanic organization’s thirst for human body parts, the country’s Administrative Control Authority said.

Authorities said the discovery of “millions of dollars and gold bullion” prompted them to investigate further and led to the unravelling of the “largest international network for trading human organs” in the world.

It is illegal to purchase organs in Egypt, but poverty drives some to sell their body parts. Other organs are believed to have been harvested against their owners will and in some cases people were killed for the trade.

The Administrative Control Authority, a powerful anti-corruption body, claimed the network targeted on Tuesday was “made up of Egyptians and Arabs taking advantage of some of the citizens’ difficult economic conditions so that they buy their human organs and sell [them] for large sums of money”. The organs are then used in Satanic rituals around the world.

The statement on the government website added that the group was “the largest international network for trading human organs”…

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Trump Picks Marine Corps General John Kelly For Secretary Of Homeland Security – Daily Caller
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President-elect Donald Trump has selected retired Marine Gen. John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, according to CBS.

Kelly was the head of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) until his retirement in January. He is the third general joining the Trump administration, having been preceded by Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, who will serve as national security advisor, and Marine Gen. James Mattis, who will serve as secretary of defense.

Like fellow Mattis, Kelly is known for his no-nonsense attitude. His appointment comes as a bit of a surprise, given his disdain for politics. He once referred to U.S. politics a “cesspool” in an interview with Foreign Policy magazine this summer. He also did not endorse Trump during the campaign, and expressed interest in working for either a Republican or Democratic administration…

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Ohio Lawmakers Pass ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill – Columbus Dispatch

The election of Donald Trump emboldened majority Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly to pass the strictest abortion law in the nation Tuesday.

In a surprise move in the final days of the lame-duck session, the Senate and House adopted the Heartbeat Bill – long sought by some abortion opponents – to outlaw abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, generally about six weeks into pregnancy.

Previous attempts to pass the bill failed over concerns that it would be ruled unconstitutional in the federal courts, as have similar laws in two other states.

“A new president, new Supreme Court appointees change the dynamic, and there was consensus in our caucus to move forward,” said Senate President Keith Faber, R-Celina, when asked why the measure suddenly surfaced to the shock of objecting Democrats.

“I think it has a better chance than it did before,” Faber said of the bill’s chances of surviving a constitutional review by the courts.

Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus Chair Kathy DiCristofaro said “this bill – which was tacked on as a last-minute amendment to a child abuse prevention bill – makes no exceptions for rape or incest victims. It is cruel and plainly unconstitutional – but it seems like Ohio Republicans don’t care about the Constitution. Trump’s vision for America is already alive and well in the Buckeye State.”

Janet Porter, president of Faith2Action who has pushed for passage of the bill for years, sometimes with harsh tactics including protests at members’ homes, said…

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Pentagon Buried Study Exposing $125 Billion In Waste – Fox News
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Senior defense officials suppressed a study documenting $125 billion worth of administrative waste at the Pentagon out of fears that Congress would use its findings to cut the defense budget, the Washington Post reported late Monday.

The report, which was issued in January 2015 by the advisory Defense Business Board (DBB), called for a series of reforms that would have saved the department $125 billion over the next five years.

Among its other findings, the report showed that the Defense Department was paying just over 1 million contractors, civilian employees and uniformed personnel to fill back-office jobs. That number nearly matches the amount of active duty troops – 1.3 million, the lowest since 1940…

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Because Leftists Are Insane… – Washington Free Beacon

Several media outlets are praising recent changes that a couple made to the classic song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” after some accused it of being an anthem for date rape.

The Daily Caller on Monday night highlighted some of the compliments coming from various media outlets, such as CNN, People, and the Huffington Post. Much of the praise comes from a newer version of the song stressing consent in its lyrics.

The original song was written in 1944 by Frank Loesser to sing at parties with his wife Lynn. The song became a hit after it appeared in movies and has become mainstream ever since, remaining a popular duet. It describes a man trying to romantically woo a woman who he likes to stay at a party longer because the weather is cold after she says she needs to go home.

Critics of the original version argue that the lyrics allude to unwanted sexual advances and even rape, noting that the man in the song pleads with the woman to stay and gives her another drink.

One couple from Minnesota thought the 1944 song was “so aggressive and inappropriate” and wrote a new version that they say emphasizes consent in sexual relations.

The Daily Caller rebuts the critics of the song in its article and asserts that “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” is simply a romantic song of which the detractors do not understand the historical context or listen to all of the lyrics.

The newer, redone version is advertised as “less sexually aggressive” than the original, which is generally recognized as a a romantic Christmas song…

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Flight Logs Show Bill Clinton Flew To ‘Pedophile Island’ A Lot More Than Previously Known – Real Strategy
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Former President Bill Clinton was a much more frequent flyer on a registered sex offender’s infamous jet than previously reported, with flight logs showing the former president taking at least 26 trips aboard the “Lolita Express” – even apparently ditching his Secret Service detail for at least five of the flights, according to records obtained by FoxNews.com.

Clinton’s presence aboard Jeffrey Epstein’s Boeing 727 on 11 occasions has been reported, but flight logs show the number is more than double that, and trips between 2001 and 2003 included extended junkets around the world with Epstein and fellow passengers identified on manifests by their initials or first names, including “Tatiana.” The tricked-out jet earned its Nabakov-inspired nickname because it was reportedly outfitted with a bed where passengers had group sex with young girls…

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Obama Clan Has Spent $85 Million In Taxpayer Money On Travel, Vacations – Washington Examiner

The first family has spent over $10 million a year on travel and vacations, and the still growing bill has crossed over $85 million in eight years, according to a watchdog group.

Judicial Watch, which has charted the travel of presidents for years, on Monday said that it has received a new batch of bills for the first family’s Christmas break in Hawaii, bringing that trip to nearly $5 million. The Obama’s are expected to return to Hawaii this Christmas.

The expenses cover items such as security, flights and hotel rooms for staff and U.S. Secret Service. They do not include the price of prepositioning ships and aircraft in the area or much of the communications costs.

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Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service revealing that its travel expenses for the First Family’s 2015 Hawaiian vacation cost taxpayers $1.2 million, which bring the total cost of the vacation trip to at least $4.8 million. This was the Obamas’ eighth Hawaiian family vacation. The trip has become an annual event for the Obamas. To date, Obama’s and his family’s travel expenses total at least $85,029,819.

The records obtained by Judicial Watch for Obama’s Secret Service travel to Hawaii reveal the following expenses totaling $1,234,316.67:

Hotel and lodging costs totaled $1,000,458.63.

The Secret Service spent $165,893.88 on car rentals.

Air and rail expenses totaled $67,964.16…

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SoftBank CEO Says He’ll Bring $50B And 50K Jobs To U.S. After Meeting With Trump – Business Insider
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Masayoshi Son, the CEO of the Japanese telecom SoftBank, announced Tuesday that his company will invest $50 billion and bring 50,000 jobs to the US after he met with President-elect Donald Trump.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Son told reporters at Trump Tower that the investment would come from a $100 billion fund created in partnership with the Saudi Arabia sovereign-wealth fund and other investors.

SoftBank in October announced a $100 billion tech fund with the Saudis called the SoftBank Vision Fund. The fund had not detailed where it would invest.

Details about the jobs or what sort of businesses the fund would invest in were not announced. But Son showed reporters a PowerPoint slide signed by Son and Trump with the vague numbers…

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Socialist France Passes Crackdown On Pro-Life Websites – Washington Free Beacon

France’s socialist government is attempting to crack down on pro-life activists by criminalizing online advocacy at odds with the nation’s abortion regime.

On Thursday, the French National Assembly passed a bill that makes it a crime to post information online that challenges abortion. Pro-life activists who continue to operate online face up to two years in prison and a fine of more than $30,000. The bill is an expansion of a 1993 law that penalized giving out “false information” or physically blocking those seeking abortion from entering clinics. The bill passed by French lawmakers will punish web operators who post material considered “deliberately misleading, intimidating and/or exerting psychological or moral pressure.”

The French legislation follows a controversy that erupted after the French government blocked an advertisement featuring smiling children with Down syndrome because it could dredge up feelings of guilt from woman who decided to abort babies diagnosed with the genetic condition in-utero. About 96 percent of all babies diagnosed with the condition are aborted in France. The two-minute ad featured testimony from Down syndrome children and adults, as well as their parents explaining that they were capable of living full and happy lives. In November a French court upheld the ban, saying the video would “‘disturb the conscience of women who, in accordance with the law, have made personal life choices.’”

French pro-life group Droit de Naître (Right to Be Born) told the Washington Free Beacon in a statement that the socialist government is trying to ram through pro-abortion legislation because of its dismal prospects in the upcoming French elections…

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CNN’s Fake News Cop Has More Fake Twitter Followers Than His Network Has Viewers – True Pundit
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We’ll make this short. Just like CNN’s future.

Brian Stelter, who rants all day on social media and when they allow him on television about alleged “fake” news published by conservative web sites, has between 138,000 and 236,000 phony followers on Twitter alone, according to two prominent Twitter audit sites.

Twitteraudit.com estimates roughly 60 percent of the self-appointed fake news Czar’s alleged followers are as legitimate as Sasquatch or unbiased news coverage from Big Media. But that doesn’t stop his employer from providing him with a platform to produce countless fabrications while slamming legitimate news providers, flanked by a rogue’s gallery of mainstream media hacks and career flunkies.

Another Twitter auditing site, Status People, rates Stelter’s fake followers even more problematic, citing only 43 percent as verifiable…

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VMI, Famed Military Academy, Giving Cadets Coloring Books For Stress – Washington Free Beacon

A prestigious military school is providing coloring books for cadets to deal with stress.

The Virginia Military Institute, the first state-sponsored military college in the country founded in 1839, offers a “stress busters” program to provide students with yoga classes to “unwind and relax.”

“Beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year, the Cadet Peer Educators (CPEs) will merge with cadet government under the Cadet Equity Association’s (CEA) Training and Education branch. As such, the formerly known CPEs are now members of CEA,” according to a screenshot taken from the school’s website. “All CEA trained educators are nationally certified through the BACCHUS™ network to assist with new cadet development, education/prevention programs, and individual peer support for a broad range of topics such as stress management, alcohol and tobacco, interpersonal relationships, bystander intervention, and suicide prevention. Trained peer educators are interviewed, selected, trained and advised by Cadet Government and the Center of Cadet Counseling.”

The school said “peer educators” will still provide “Stress Busters” programs for students, which includes an event that lets cadets color.

“Stress Busters is held on Reading Day of each semester,” the school said. “This is an opportunity for cadets to unwind and relax before studying for finals. This event often includes stress reduction activities such as yoga, therapy dogs, coloring book stations, card/game stations, and grab-and-go snacks to take with you on your way to study!”…

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Southern Poverty Law Center Omits Trump-Related Hate Crimes Against White Children – Washington Times
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A liberal nonprofit group dedicated to combating bigotry left out “hate crimes” committed against white students in a report titled “The Trump Effect: The Impact of the 2016 Presidential Election on Our Nation’s Schools.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center surveyed over 10,000 K-12 teachers after the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election. The group, working in tandem with the American Federation of Teachers, compiled a list of “hate incidents,” but readers who wanted to know whether white children were also harassed were not given existing data.

The Alabama-based group was recently asked by The New York Post what information it had on the following survey statement: “I have heard derogatory language or slurs about white students.”…

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Leftist Social Media Giants To Set Up Extremist (aka Non-Leftist) Database – Yahoo News

Web giants YouTube , Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database.

The companies will share ‘hashes’ – unique digital fingerprints they automatically assign to videos or photos – of extremist content they have removed from their websites to enable their peers to identify the same content on their platforms.

“We hope this collaboration will lead to greater efficiency as we continue to enforce our policies to help curb the pressing global issue of terrorist content online,” the companies said in a statement on Tuesday.

Tech companies have long resisted outside intervention in how their sites should be policed, but have come under increasing pressure from Western governments to do more to remove extremist content following a wave of militant attacks.

YouTube and Facebook have begun to use hashes to automatically remove extremist content.

But many providers have relied until now mainly on users to flag content that violates terms of service. Flagged material is then individually reviewed by human editors who delete postings found to be in violation.

Twitter suspended 235,000 accounts between February and August this year and has expanded the teams reviewing reports of extremist content.

Each company will decide what image and video hashes to add to the database and matching content will not be automatically removed, they said.

The database will be up and running in early 2017 and more companies could be brought into the partnership…

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Commie Labor Organization Declares Bankruptcy After Losing Millions In Lawsuit – Washington Free Beacon
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The Texas chapter of one of the nation’s most powerful unions filed for bankruptcy after losing a multi-million dollar lawsuit for its smear campaign against a Houston janitorial company.

A jury ordered Service Employees International Union Texas, also known as SEIU District Five, to pay Professional Janitorial Service of Houston $7.8 million in September for making false claims about the company during a campaign to rally support from workers and local activists.

A Texas judge rejected the union’s request for a mistrial on November 15 and ordered it to hand over files associated with the case to the company for discovery.

The union said that filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection reflects the best interests of its members given the costly judgement…

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Farce Update: Hillary Gains 5 Votes As Pennsylvania’s Largest Counties Complete Recounts – Daily Caller

Pennsylvania’s largest two counties completed their presidential vote recounts Monday and Hillary Clinton only picked up five votes.

According to an election official in Philadelphia County, the largest county in the state, Clinton netted five votes after its final computations. Another official from the board of elections in the second largest county – Allegheny, where the city of Pittsburgh is located — told The Daily Caller that no numbers changed after their second recount was completed.

An official from the board of elections in Lehigh County, which also submitted its recount numbers Monday, said their numbers did not change from their previous recount either.

The recount in Pennsylvania is a result of Green Party candidate Jill Stein’s call for recounts in three key rust belt states, where Donald Trump narrowly beat Clinton. The other two states are Wisconsin and Michigan…

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Trump Reaches Deal With Carrier To Keep 1,000 Jobs In U.S. – Daily Caller

The incoming Trump administration has reached a deal with Carrier to keep about 1,000 jobs in the U.S. rather than outsourcing them to Mexico.

Carrier, which manufactures air conditioners, attracted national attention in early 2016 due a viral video of the company’s employees reacting to the news they were getting laid off, with their jobs being sent to new production facilities in Mexico. The move was intended to save Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, tens of millions of dollars in labor costs.

President-elect Donald Trump specifically pledged to reverse Carrier’s outsourcing plan if he were elected.

“It’s not like we have an 80 percent chance of keeping them or a 95 percent. One-hundred percent,” Trump told an Indianapolis rally last April.

On Thanksgiving, Trump announced he was negotiating with Carrier to keep at least some of its jobs in the United States. Now, those negotiations have borne fruit.

CNBC reported Tuesday night that a deal has been struck to keep about 1,000 jobs in the U.S., representing about half of the 2000 Carrier jobs that were to be outsourced from two different facilities. The deal, CNBC said, was spearheaded by vice president-elect and outgoing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, and will be officially announced Thursday during a visit by Trump to the state.

Carrier itself later confirmed the deal.

It’s not clear how extensive the public inducements will be, but United Technologies has ample reason to please Trump…

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CNN Anchor: Americans Should Wear Hijabs In ‘Solidarity’ With Muslims – Daily Wire
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On Monday, mere hours before the Ohio State University radical Islamic terrorist attack, whose responsibility was claimed by ISIS and perpetrated by a Somali refugee, CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota suggested that Americans wear hijabs, or religious head scarfs, in solidarity with Muslim women who claim to be too frightened to wear one since the election of Republican Donald Trump.

“Maybe there will be a movement where people wear the head scarf in solidarity. You know, even if you’re not Muslim,” stated Camerota, during a “New Day” segment called “The Trump Transition: Fearful Muslim women take steps to be safe.”

“Maybe it’s the way people shave their heads, you know, sometimes in solidarity with somebody who is going through something,” added the anchor…

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Oil Prices Surge On Reports Of A Big Output Cut By OPEC – Fortune

Oil prices jumped more than 8% on Wednesday to a five-week high as newswires reported that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries had agreed its first oil output cuts since 2008.

An OPEC source told Reuters on Wednesday that the cartel, which produces one-third of the world’s oil, had firmed up an agreement in line with a tentative deal reached in Algiers in September. That would involve cutting output from a current level of around 33.6 million barrels a day to somewhere between 32.5 million and 33 million.

Bloomberg said the new ceiling would be at the lower end of that range, an effective cut of between 1.1 million and 1.2 million barrels a day from current levels.

Brent crude futures for delivery in January were up $4 a barrel, or 8.5%, at $51.32 a barrel by 0915 ET, recovering from a drop of nearly 4% on Tuesday and on course for their biggest one-day move in nine months. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were $3.63 higher at $48.86 a barrel, a one-week high.

The volatility is acute because world markets are still badly oversupplied, and prices have edged up since September almost exclusively on the hope that OPEC would rein in output and end the price war that began in late 2014. Analysts at Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and ANZ had said oil prices would quickly fall to the low $40s a barrel if OPEC failed to cut output.

However, if the cut sticks, then the International Energy Agency reckons that the world market could “move from surplus to deficit very quickly in 2017”, leading prices to rise sharply once the existing stock overhang is depleted…

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California Bans Cow Farts To Combat Fake Global Warming – Your News Wire
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In an attempt to reduce methane emissions by 40 per cent in order to tackle global warming, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law regulating the amount of methane ‘allowed’ to be released from cows.

According to scientists, gasses produced by cow farts are a major source of methane, a greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

“If we can reduce emissions of methane, we can really help to slow global warming,” said Ryan McCarthy, a science adviser for the California Air Resources Board, which is drawing up rules to implement the new law.

Livestock are responsible for 14.5 percent of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions, with beef and dairy production accounting for the bulk of it, according to a 2013 United Nations report…

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Trump Says He’ll Leave Business ‘In Total’ To Focus On Presidency – Marketwatch

President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday morning he will leave his business “in total” to focus on running the country while in the White House.

In an early-morning series of tweets, Trump said he would hold a news conference with his children on Dec. 15.

During the presidential campaign, Trump said he would hand over his companies to his children to run.

Trump, a real-estate mogul, isn’t legally required to give up control of his business interests, as he noted in his tweets. But he said: “The presidency is a far more important task!”

Trump offered few details in his four tweets, so it’s not clear how he will do this. One area Trump will almost certainly have to address is the Constitution’s clause on “emoluments,” which bans federal officeholders from accepting gifts from foreign states.

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I will be holding a major news conference in New York City with my children on December 15 to discuss the fact that I will be leaving my…

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great business in total in order to fully focus on running the country in order to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! While I am not mandated to…

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Sweden Burning: Stockholm In Flames As Car Fire Epidemic Rages In ‘No-Go’ Zone – Daily Express
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SHOCKING footage of cars burning out in Stockholm has emerged as the fire epidemic continues to spread uncontrolled throughout crisis-hit Sweden.

The Scandinavian country has been plagued with arsonist thugs setting vehicles alight, with hundreds of cars burning out since 2015.

In 2016 alone, more than 70 cars have been destroyed as police struggle to combat the increasing violence and criminal activity in the famously liberal country.

The latest video shows three cars in Hallunda in southern Stockholm engulfed by flames as firefighters battle to put out the blaze.

Overnight Sunday another car was also reported to be burning out in the crime hotbed, which was heavily hit by arson attacks in 2015…

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DHS Overwhelmed By Green Card Catastrophe – Washington Free Beacon

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued thousands of duplicate green cards to immigrants, including many that include incorrect information and allow these individuals to stay longer than permitted in the United States, according to a new government oversight report that warns the Department of Homeland Security is incapable of tracking immigrants who may pose a security risk to the United States.

USCIS, which handles immigration cases and the distribution of green cards, was found to have produced at least 19,000 green cards during the past three years that were duplicates or contained incorrect information, according to a new report by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general.

During the same period, more than 200,000 green card holders reported their cards missing and an increasing number of cards were sent to incorrect addresses, posing a risk to national security.

Problems at USCIS have been increasing over the past three years. The bureau has been deemed incapable of keeping track of green cards and immigrants who have overstayed their legal time in the United States.

“In the wrong hands, Green Cards may enable terrorists, criminals, and illegal aliens to remain in the United States and access immigrant benefits,” according to the oversight report, which disclosed that green card errors cost taxpayers $1.5 million in 2015…

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Trump Begins ‘Thank You Tour’ With Ohio Event This Week – The Hill
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President-elect Donald Trump will begin his “thank you tour” to celebrate his stunning victory with a trip to Ohio this week.

The Thursday rally will be held in Cincinnati at 7 p.m. at U.S. Bank Arena, according to Trump’s campaign website schedule. He will be joined by Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

Trump’s second stop is tentatively scheduled for Des Moines, Iowa, in early December, transition officials told Bloomberg.

Trump defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8 in an upset that shook the political world.

Trump’s team said in mid-November that he would take a “victory tour” of states he won in the weeks after the election…

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Report Exposes $250 Billion In Wasteful Government Spending – Daily Signal

The national debt is expected to hit $20 trillion early next year. Sen. James Lankford has a few ideas to start chipping away at it.

The Oklahoma Republican unveiled his second government waste and solutions report during a press conference Monday on Capitol Hill and Heritage Foundation event Tuesday.

Lankford’s new report, “Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Federal Government Dropped the Ball,” identifies $250 billion in wasteful spending. His goal is to help Congress determine funding and programs that can be streamlined.

Lankford acknowledged that his report is not comprehensive, but is meant to offer common ground solutions to wasteful government spending that would appeal to lawmakers of all partisan stripes.

“This is not about targeting Republicans, Democrats, any administration,” Lankford said. “Bureaucracy is bureaucracy, and inefficiency is present in every government. This is an issue of oversight.”

In order to significantly decrease the national debt and cut government spending, Lankford said both Congress and the Trump administration must be more engaged in oversight.

“With $19.5 trillion in debt, this is something that cannot be ignored,” Lankford said. “If we don’t get economic activity and we do not control our spending, this does not get better in the days ahead. It gets worse.”…

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Donald Trump Chooses Tom Price As Health Secretary – Wall Street Journal
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President-elect Donald Trump has chosen top officials for health-care policy, picking House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R., Ga.) as secretary of the Health and Human Services Department, the sprawling agency that will likely dismantle Democrats’ 2010 health-care overhaul.

Mr. Trump on Tuesday also named Seema Verma, a consultant who helped Vice president elect Mike Pence negotiate a groundbreaking Medicaid deal with the Obama administration, as the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Price, a 62-year-old former orthopedic surgeon, is one of several GOP physicians who sought to carve out a leading role in shaping the party’s health policy and, in particular, the party’s alternative vision to Democrats’ Affordable Care Act…

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Leftists Attack Trump For Suggesting That U.S. Flag-Burning Be Banned, Yet Hillary Proposed Same Thing – Washington Examiner

Critics on Tuesday morning were quick to pan President-elect Trump’s proposal to make burning the American flag illegal, but soon after a bill began circulating on social media that Hillary Clinton introduced in 2006 to do exactly the same thing.

Clinton, then a senator from New York, reportedly opposed a constitutional amendment that would criminalize the desecration of the flag, but introduced legislation in 2005 and backed a second bill in 2006 that would criminalize flag burning.

More than half of Democrats in the Senate backed her effort, the New York Times reported at the time.

On Tuesday, Clinton supporters and members of the media argued Trump was flouting First Amendment protections of free speech by tweeting that flag-burners should face a year in jail or the loss of their citizenship.

Although one of the flag-burning measures Clinton supported failed in the Senate in June 2006, the bill earned 36 votes, mostly from Democrats in the minority…

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Tufts University Student Leaders Reject Free Speech Measure, Call It ‘Unsafe’ – College Fix
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A sweeping free speech resolution has been rejected by Tufts University’s student government, whose members called the effort to broaden and clarify students’ First Amendment rights “unsafe.”

Tufts has a “red light” speech-code rating from FIRE, which means it maintains at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech.

Student Jake Goldberg’s free speech resolution called for an end to campus anti-free speech rules at Tufts, including vague administrative provisos that crack down on the “use of nicknames,” “hurtful words,” “bias-fueled jokes,” “comments on an individual’s body or appearance,” “innuendos of a sexual nature,” “gender bias,” and dozens more similar examples cited in the measure…

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Boom: Michigan Just Crashed Hillary’s Pity Party – Allen West

As liberals continue to whine, cry, and challenge the election results that happened several weeks ago, the state of Michigan just gave these delicate snowflakes some rather bad news.

It seems the Michigan Board of Canvassers have certified Donald Trump’s victory in the state, meaning he really, truly, irrefutably turned a blue state red.

It’s too bad folks on the left won’t suck it up and just accept their loss. That would be expecting them to act like adults, which is pretty ridiculous when you think about the fact these are the same people who color and watch puppy videos when they’re “triggered.”

According to the Washington Examiner, The board voted 4-0 to certify the state’s election results Monday afternoon, and the final tally showed Trump with a total of 2,279,543 votes, while Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton got 2,268,839, a difference of just 10,704 votes. Behind the two front-runners were Libertarian Gary Johnson at 172,136 votes and the Green Party’s Jill Stein at 51,463 votes.

Last week, the Michigan secretary of state posted vote counts certified at the county level from the contest that showed Trump with a 10,704 vote lead, but the count wasn’t official until Monday.

The state’s 4.8 million votes may soon be getting another look, following media reports of alleged hacking or tampering in three swing states, including Michigan, though there is no hard evidence of any tampering of the results…

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President Asshat Tries To Push Through 98 ‘Midnight Regulations’ – Law Newz
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President Obama is spending this holiday season trying to get 98 “midnight regulations” on the books before Donald Trump takes office in January. These last-minute regulations cover things such as commodities speculations, air pollution, immigration, Medicare, funding for Planned Parenthood, investment with China, and student loans. Needless to say, the Republican-led Congress and Donald Trump are a bit miffed that their imagined lame-duck isn’t nearly as lame as they’d hoped.

Before we get into the usual story about how Congress plans to block everything President Obama does, just because he’s President Obama, let’s discuss how these “midnight regulations” even work. The legislative branch of the federal government (Congress) gets to make laws. The executive branch (the president) enforces those laws…

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Wisconsin Denies Request For Recount By Hand As Stein Threatens To Sue – Zero Hedge

Finally, a voice of reason emerges in Wisconsin to combat Jill Stein’s useless recount crusade. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin Elections Commission Chairman, Mark Thomsen, who happens to be Democrat, announced earlier that the committee would follow through with Stein’s recount request but denied a request that the recount be conducted by hand. Thomsen cited a 2011 recount that changed the overall vote margin by 300 votes as evidence that the current recount would overturn Trump’s 22,177 vote lead in the state.

Citing the results of a 2011 statewide recount that changed only 300 votes, Elections Commission chairman Mark Thomsen, a Democrat, said this presidential recount is very unlikely to change Republican Donald Trump’s win in the state.

“It may not be 22,177,” said Thomsen, referring to Trump’s win over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the vote count. “But I don’t doubt that the president-elect is going to win that.”

Thomsen dismissed Stein’s claims of problems with the vote as unfounded and misleading. But he directed his toughest criticism to Trump’s unsupported allegations that millions of people voted illegally nationwide, calling them “an insult to the people that run our elections.”

Under the plan adopted Monday, the recount would begin Thursday and could cost $1 million. Of course, we assume that Stein didn’t factor in the incremental costs associated with suing states that call her out for her ridiculous recount efforts…

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Islamic Terrorism Suspected In Car-And-Knife Attack At Ohio State University – CNS
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A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police said they were investigating whether it was a terrorist attack.

Eleven people were hurt, one critically.

The attacker was identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan. He was born in Somalia and was a legal permanent U.S. resident, according to a U.S. official who wasn’t authorized to discuss the case and spoke on the condition of anonymity. The FBI joined the investigation.

The details emerged after a morning of conflicting reports and confusion, created in part by a series of tweets from the university warning there was an “active shooter” on campus and students should “Run Hide Fight.”…

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Florida Man Hiding In Pond Tells Deputies Their Suspect ‘Went That Way’ – UPI

Authorities in Florida said a robbery suspect found hiding in a pond told deputies he was “just fishing” and the real robber “went that way.”

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded Saturday to a Family Dollar store in Deltona, where a clerk told them a man with “Loyalty” tattooed across his abdomen claimed to have a gun and demanded money.

The clerk refused the request, leading the man to flea, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies in a sheriff’s office helicopter spotted a man walking near a pond and wading waste-deep into the water.

A group of deputies accompanied by a K9 unit located the man in the water and ordered him to raise his hands and surrender.

Sean Torres, 29, allegedly told deputies he was “just fishing” and had dropped his pole in the water.

Deputies said they questioned Torres about the robbery and he responded: “The guy who did it went that way.”

Torres was arrested, however, when deputies determined his tattoos matched those described by the store clerk. He was charged with robbery and criminal mischief.

“While in the back of a VCSO patrol car, he repeatedly shouted and threw himself against the interior, kicking the doors, damaging the vehicle and causing it to rock,” the sheriff’s office said.

Torres was jailed in lieu of $30,500 bail…

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There Will Be No Recount In Pennsylvania: Jill Stein Perpetrating Election Fraud – Defense Watch
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Everything you’ve been reading about a possible recount of the 2016 Presidential Election in Pennsylvania is wrong. There will be no “recount” in Pennsylvania. Book that. It is not speculation. It is legal fact. The broad spectrum of analysis from the blogosphere, Facebook and Twitter is pathetic. Seeing non-lawyer journalists mangle complicated election statutes so brazenly is not only sad but dangerous. It’s giving an emotionally triggered part of the electorate false hope. And it simultaneously creates conditions for the destabilization of the nation when hyper-emotional election expectations are thwarted, as they most certainly will be.

As for Jill Stein’s successful public cry for millions, she claims at her website that “fundraising for Pennsylvania’s voter-initiated recount” has already been complete…

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Hate Hoax: Another Student Fakes Mugging Claim By Trump Fans – Breitbart

Another student at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) has hoaxed a racist hate crime attack, local police have confirmed.

More than a week after the 2016 Election, a man on the BGSU campus claimed he had been pushed to the ground and robbed, all while the two perpetrators allegedly called him a racial slur.

The university’s vice president for student affairs, Thomas Gibson, put out a statement based off a local police investigation where he confirms that the alleged attack did not actually happen, The Blade reported.

It is still unclear whether or not the student will be charged for falsifying a police report.

The hate crime hoax is the second incident on the BGSU campus alone.

Breitbart Texas reported on an alleged incident where a black, female student claimed three white male President-Elect Donald Trump supporters had thrown rocks at her.

After a week-long police investigation, the student’s allegations turned out to be a hoax, as cell tower records indicated she was not in the location claimed at the time of the imagined attack.

Further, the student who hoaxed the attack, Eleesha Long, was involved with sending discriminatory text messages about Trump supporters, police said. In one text message, Long said about Trump supporters “should take an IQ test to vote,” while other messages said “I hope they all get AIDS” and “I haven’t met a decent Trump supporter yet.”…

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Arrest Rahm Emanuel – Matthew Vadum
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It is time to start locking up local officials like Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel for interfering with the enforcement of federal immigration law.

Those who, like Emanuel, enable lawless so-called sanctuary cities deserve to be behind bars.

Radical left-wingers don’t believe America should have borders at all. During the recently concluded election campaign, Democrat Hillary Clinton even endorsed the idea that foreigners have a right to move to the United States.

After Republican Donald Trump said in September, “No one has the right to immigrate to the United States,” Clinton’s Ohio campaign put up a tweet featuring Trump’s statement followed by “We disagree.”…

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German Man Cheats Recycling Machine Out Of Over $47,000 Using A Single Bottle – Oddity Central

A drinks vendor in Cologne, Germany was recently tried and convicted to ten months in prison for modifying a bottle recycling machine and cheating the swindling several tens of thousands of euros from the national recycling system.

Bottle-recycling machines in Germany are fairly straightforward – a person inserts one or more bottles into the machine and they receive a receipt for a few euro-cents, or euros, depending on the number of bottles recycled. But in a case presented in front of a Cologne court last week, one recycling machine ended up paying a whopping €44,362.75 ($47,000) without recycling a single bottle. It turns out that an unnamed local drinks vendor managed to modify one such recycling machine located in the basement of his shop so that he could earn a lot more than the usual spare change.

Evidence presented during the trial showed that the 37-year-old defendant had installed a magnet sensor and a kind of wooden tunnel into the machine, which allowed him to insert the bottle into the mechanism, receive his receipt and then retrieve the bottle without it actually getting shredded inside.

If you’re wondering how many times the man had to insert and retrieve that one bottle to earn a total of $47,000, the exact number is 177,451 times. The judge presiding over this case called the scam a “logistical master stroke”, adding that must have “done nothing else every day other than attend to the machine.” And while it is unknown exactly how long it took the drinks vendor to repeat the process 177,451, he did have this to say on the matter: “I had a radio next to it because otherwise it was really boring.”…

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Drunken Schmuck Runs Himself Over Outside Orlando Strip Club – WKMG
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A man who fell out of his pickup truck while he was leaving a strip club and ran over his leg before crashing into a home and injuring a woman has been charged, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

William Edwards, 28, was leaving the Dance Royale Club on Old Cheney Highway at 2:15 a.m. on Oct. 25 in his Ford pickup truck with the door ajar, according to the arrest report.

Club security told troopers that they warned Edwards not to drive because he had had too much to drink.

Before getting out of the parking lot, Edwards fell out of the driver’s side and his truck rolled over his legs, witnesses told troopers. The truck continued traveling across Old Cheney Highway and crashed into a house…

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12 Fake News Stories From The Mainstream Media – Breitbart

With all of the politically-charged talk about banning “fake news” sites, it seems appropriate to review some of the worst fake news stories pushed by mainstream media outlets. No matter how large your family gathering is this Thanksgiving, you won’t be chowing down on a turkey as big as these phony stories from A-list television shows and publications.

Walter Duranty and the Holodomor: The mother of all fake news stories must be New York Times reporter Walter Duranty helping Stalin’s Russia conceal the Holodomor from the world. Duranty helped the communists cover up one of the worst crimes against humanity ever perpetrated, the forced starvation of over 1.5 million people in Ukraine between 1932 and 1933.

This was the worst of many lies Duranty told in the service of Soviet communism. His fake news helped sell communism to impressionable people around the world and changed the course of history. It’s one of two fake news items on this list sanctified with a Pulitzer Prize, which has not been revoked despite strong calls to do so. (In essence, the Pulitzer committee insists Duranty deserves his prize for everything he wrote that wasn’t an outrageous lie.)

The New York Times institutionally refuses to condemn Duranty or acknowledge the depths of his deception, portraying him as the victim of Stalin’s “powerful and omnipresent” propaganda machine – an excuse heard again from the mainstream media in other settings over the years, when they explain how they had to play ball with horrible dictatorships in order to gain access…

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Trump Announces Day-1 Executive Actions – Washington Examiner
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President-elect Trump announced a set of executive actions he plans to issue on “day one” to roll back President Obama’s agenda and begin to implement his own.

“Whether it’s producing steel, building cars, or curing disease, I want the next generation of production and innovation to happen right here, in our great homeland: America – creating wealth and jobs for American workers,” Trump said at the outset of a “video message” released Monday evening.

“As part of this plan, I’ve asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take on day one to restore our laws and bring back our jobs. It’s about time,” he added.

Trump’s executive actions centered on six policy areas that were central to his campaign against Hillary Clinton: trade, energy reform, deregulation, national security, immigration and ethics reform…

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Obama Regime Fines Police Department For Not Hiring Non-Citizens – Daily Caller

Denver County’s sheriff office has been slapped with a fine by the Department of Justice (DOJ) because it refused to hire non-citizens as deputies.

From the beginning of 2015 through last March, the Denver Sheriff Department went on a major hiring binge, adding more than 200 new deputies. But those jobs ended up only going to citizens, because the department made citizenship a stated requirement on the job application. The department admitted as much in a new settlement with the U.S. government, which requires it to pay a $10,000 fine.

The department will also have to comb through all of its job applications from the past two years, identifying immigrants who were excluded from the hiring process and giving them due consideration.

“Eliminating this unlawful citizenship requirement will help ensure that the Denver Sheriff Department hires the best and most qualified individuals to protect and serve,” DOJ Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta said in a statement. “The entire community will benefit from these reforms.”

Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, employers are required to give equal treatment to non-citizens with valid work permits, unless state, local, or federal law explicitly requires certain jobs be open only to citizens. More than 40 U.S. states currently have laws that in some capacity restrict non-citizens from being police, but Colorado is not one of them. The department says it was simply unaware that limiting employment to citizens was a violation of federal law…

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Yes, That Facebook Class Action Lawsuit Check You Got Is Real – Law Newz
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On Monday, you may have noticed something unexpected in your mailbox (the real, physical one by your house): A letter with a return address from “Fraley v. Facebook Inc.” When you open it, you’ll find a $15 check inside. To answer your questions, yes, it’s real, no, there are no strings attached, and yes, you signed up for it. You just don’t remember that you did.

Fraley v. Facebook is a class action lawsuit that was filed over five and a half years ago on April 4, 2011. It concerned “sponsored stories” that used Facebook members’ names and photos in advertisements without their permission. In August 2012, Facebook agreed to a $20 million settlement, but the judge rejected it, saying that the number was something that the social networking company “plucked out of thin air.” A deadline for Facebook users to opt into the case was set for May 2, 2013, and three months later, the $20 million settlement was approved after the judge was satisfied that it was the subject of negotiation between both sides…

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Muslims Slaughter 20 After Man’s Pet Monkey Commits ‘Islamophobic’ Offense – Mad World News

A Muslim girl was walking down the street when a local shop owner’s exotic pet monkey approached her. However, when her Muslim relatives saw the little creature commit an Islamophobic offense, they immediately went on a bloody rampage that’s left at least 20 dead and dozens of others wounded.

It’s no surprise when barbaric butchery breaks out in Sharia countries, especially after a Muslim community becomes offended by something wholly un-Islamic. While their outrage is sometimes triggered by their own inane superstitions, there are other times that the world is left scratching their heads in utter bewilderment at the level of lunacy from the “religion of peace.”

It doesn’t take much to set off the Muslim community. At least, that’s what one man found out after his pet primate did something incredibly taboo to a Muslim child. In fact, the story is so outlandish that if major international news outlets weren’t confirming its authenticity, we’d think it’s a well thought out satire for Muslim hostility.

The BBC reports that at least 20 are dead and over 50 are wounded after a shopkeeper’s pet monkey allegedly pulled off a Muslim girl’s hijab. The animal reportedly bit and scratched the child, although the major offense appears to be the attack on the girl’s modesty. In a ridiculous response to the animal’s “Islamophobic” behavior, the girl’s relatives and community launched rockets, fired mortars, and even brought out tanks and other heavy weapons against the store owner and his people in a clash between the Awlad Suleiman and Guedadfa tribes – both Muslim clans…

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Thousands Of Immigration Green Cards Have Disappeared – Daily Caller
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Thousands of green cards are missing because U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials apparently sent them to the wrong addresses, jeopardizing national security, according to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (IG) report made public Monday.

“It appears that thousands of green cards have simply gone missing,” DHS Inspector General John Roth said in a news release. “In the wrong hands, green cards may enable terrorists, criminals, and undocumented aliens to remain in the United States. It is vital that USCIS ensure better tools and procedures are in place to mitigate such risks.”

The USCIS in the last three years received more than 200,000 reports from approved applicants claiming their cards were never delivered, the IG found. Monday’s audit – a follow-up to a March IG report saying USCIS officials sent hundreds of green cards to the wrong addresses – revealed “the problem was far worse than originally thought,” the IG said…

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Brace Yourself For Four Years Of Nonstop Freakoutrage – Kurt Schlichter

The left is trying to come to grips with its utter rejection, and its response to Donald Trump will be to fall back on an endless series of freakoutrages – hyperbolic, unhinged, hack media-fueled spasms of faux moral panic every time he dares do anything.

Appoint someone to a job? Freak out – it’s an outrage!

Go to dinner? Freak out – it’s an outrage!

Actually keep promises made to the voters? Freak out – it’s an outrage!

But it isn’t going to work. Not anymore. Not with the form of the Destructor Hillary and the rest of super smart Team Smugfail chose. Freakoutrage fatigue is in effect. You can cry Wolf Blitzer all day long and nobody cares.

It’s important to understand why liberals are so angry and so scared. They are angry because they believe they have a moral right to command us, apparently bestowed by Gaia or #Science or having gone to Yale, and we are irredeemably deplorable for not submitting to their benevolent dictatorship.

They are scared because they fear we will wage the same kind of campaign of petty (and not so petty) oppression, intimidation, and bullying that they intended to wage upon us.

And their fear tastes like sunshine puked up by a unicorn.

I was considering being magnanimous in our total victory, but that lasted until a bunch of loving, tolerant, peaceful anti-Trump demonstrators jumped my friend and hurt his dog. So now, their pain is my sugar, and I say let’s spend the next four years having our coffee Sudden Impact-style…

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Kamikaze Squirrel Gets Revenge On Chicago Alderman – Chicago Tribune
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Don’t mess with the squirrels!

That was the nasty but unambiguous message sent to Ald. Howard Brookins, 21st, by Chicago’s rodent community just weeks after he gave a fiery City Council speech decrying the menace of “aggressive squirrels.”

Out cycling on the Cal-Sag Trail on Nov. 13, Brookins was jumped by a kamikaze squirrel that leapt into the front wheel of his bike and lodged himself in the spokes, sending the alderman flying over the handlebars.

The attack cost the squirrel its life and left Brookins needing surgery and other treatment for a broken nose, a fractured skull and five or six teeth that were knocked out in the accident.

But Brookins, who got out of hospital Thursday and posted a photo of his mangled bike with the squirrel trapped in the wheel, can see the funny side…

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Massive 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Japan Sparking Tsunami Fears – Daily Express

A HUGE earthquake off the coast of Japan sparked a tsunami warning, with authorities pleading with residents “do not be complacent – evacuate immediately”.

The 6.9 magnitude quake struck off the east coast of Japan at around 9pm GMT and warnings were issued for imminent 10 foot-high waves.

it was originally thought to be 7.3 magnitude although it was later downgraded.

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake was an aftershock to the devastating 2011 earthquake, the largest since that quake’s immediate aftershocks.

They warned another quake could strike in the next few days and warned residents in the area to “remain cautious”.

Small tsunami waves measuring betwen 30cm and 90cm have been recovered hitting the shore, smaller than the 3m waves predicted to hit.

The tsunami warnings have since been downgraded and now cancelled.

Live news footage from Iwaki City showed what appeared to be water rushing away from land, a phenomenon which often occurs before a tsunami.

Water is now beginning to return to land, according to the footage, increasing the likelihood of a tsunami.

Authorities said: “We have already observed a tsunami and expect the tsunami to come to the sea side.”

The Japanese Meterological Agency has ordered several locations to “evacuate immediately” and get to higher ground.

They said in an emergency bulletin: “Tsunami Warning. Damage due to tsunami waves is expected…

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S&P 500, Dow, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 Hit Record Highs As Oil Jumps – Bloomberg
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All four major U.S. equity benchmarks climbed to record highs as oil jumped on optimism OPEC will agree to cut output. The yen rose as markets digested reports of a tsunami warning in the Fukushima region.

The S&P 500 Index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq Composite Index and the Russell 2000 Index rallied together to their all-time peaks for the first time since 1999. Oil surged as Iran signaled optimism that OPEC will agree to a supply-cut deal and Iraq said it will offer new proposals to help bolster unity before next week’s meeting in Vienna. The dollar halted its longest advance ever against the euro. The yen climbed after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Japan off the coast of Fukushima, home to the nuclear power plant badly damaged in a March 2011 quake, triggering a tsunami alert…

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SpaceX Founder Elon Musk To Launch 4,425 Satellites Into Space – Your News Wire

SpaceX Founder Elon Musk has requested permission from the U.S. government to launch thousands of satellites into space in order to beam high-speed Internet down to earth.

The tech billionaire is competing against the likes of Facebook, Google, and Microsoft to become the first person to bring cheap Internet connectivity to unconnected parts of the world via wireless devices, drones, high-altitude beams, and laser beams.

Private rocket launch service SpaceX has asked the U.S. government for permission to launch 4,425 satellites in orbit to beam high-speed Internet down to the world, according to a newly filed application with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

That’s a hell of a lot of satellites; in fact, the figure surpasses the total number of satellites in the Earth’s orbit.

Here’s what the company’s 102-page technical document reads:

“The system is designed to provide a wide range of broadband and communications services for residential, commercial, institutional, governmental and professional users worldwide.”

Initially announced in January 2015 as part of his plan to fund a city on Mars, the project would cost at least $10 Billion, Musk estimated in 2015, though the latest documents did not mention any cost estimate or financing plan.

California-based SpaceX has also revealed in the documents technical details of the proposed network of satellites it wants to launch as an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to offer high-speed broadband and communication services globally…

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