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  • Trump Hires Star Conservative Pollster Kellyanne Conway

    07/01/2016 11:15:52 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain
    Breitbart ^ | 7/1/2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s campaign announced new hires on Friday. Kellyanne Conway, a veteran pollster, joined Trump’s campaign team to work alongside Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort. Conway has more than twenty years of polling and research experience for nonprofit, commercial, and political clients and has worked for Congressional candidates in the past. She recently served as president of the Keep the Promise I, a PAC that supported Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) presidential primary campaign. According to the campaign press release, “She is widely regarded as an expert on female consumers and female voters.” Trump issued a statement about...
  • This adorable dog got his head stuck in a jar. But, don’t worry, he’s free now

    07/01/2016 10:57:29 PM PDT · by Bullish · 4 replies
    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin ^ | 7-1-16 | John M. Blodgett
    HIGHLAND >> A Cal Fire firefighter in Highland Thursday found a new use for the trauma shear scissors. Panicked dog owners brought his dog to Cal Fire station, 26974 Base Line, after the pup got its head stuck in a jar. “This doggie ... got into the hard plastic jar to steal the trail mix inside and couldn’t get out,” said Cal Fire spokeswoman Liz Brown. The owners tried at home to get the jar off, but when they were unsuccessful, they brought the dog to the fire station, she said.
  • ChristianMingle Opens Doors to Gay Singles Under Settlement

    07/01/2016 10:53:00 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 13 replies
    WSJ ^ | June 30, 2016 | Jacob Gershman, Sara Randazzo
    The owner of online dating site ChristianMingle.com has agreed to let gay and lesbian users search for same-sex matches under a judge-approved settlement of discrimination claims. Two gay men filed class-actions claims against Spark Networks Inc. in California courts in 2013 alleging that ChristianMingle.com and several other sites in the company’s portfolio of niche dating services excluded users looking to meet singles of the same sex. ChristianMingle, billed as the largest online community for Christian singles, required new users to specify whether they’re a man seeking a woman or a woman seeking a man. The lead plaintiffs, two gay men...
  • Firearms Policy Organization's Reply to Gov. Brown, Gun Laws

    07/01/2016 10:46:41 PM PDT · by dvan · 3 replies
    Firearms Policy Organizatiom | 7/1/2016 | NA
    This morning, four-term Governor Jerry Brown conspired with other members of the State’s corrupt one-party majority to make it easier for criminals and terrorists to kill innocent people, said civil rights advocacy organization Firearms Policy Coalition. Brown signed six and vetoed four of the eleven anti-gun, pro-terror bills that were passed by the Legislature yesterday. The “Gunpocalypse” legislation signed by the Governor today will create new criminal liabilities affecting millions of law-abiding people, cost the state tens of millions of dollars in new fees and fines, and eviscerate fundamental, individual rights. “These are constitutionally-illegitimate laws passed by a patently illegitimate...
  • FACT: Omar Matteen's dad had official visits to Obama/Clinton State Department. Why the cover-up?

    07/01/2016 10:40:32 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 5 replies
    twitter.com/Cernovic ^ | July 2, 2016 | Mike Cernovich @Cernovich
    FACT: Omar Matteen's dad had official visits to Obama/Clinton State Department. Why isn't media asking those questions? Why the cover-up?— Mike Cernovich (@Cernovich) July 2, 2016 Run a Google News search for "Seddique Mateen State Department." It's a FACT he visited State Dept. Media cover-up. pic.twitter.com/39nId480Us— Mike Cernovich (@Cernovich) July 2, 2016
  • Italy's defensive shape has taken Euro 2016 by storm,

    07/01/2016 10:33:18 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 12 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 1 July 2016 | Martin Keown
    Italy are the team who have impressed me most at Euro 2016. They don’t really have any star names but they’ve already seen off two sides packed with them — Belgium and Spain — and face another on Saturday. The key to their success is their formation — and how well it is executed. Playing three at the back has often been dismissed as old hat in recent years, but we are beginning to see more teams flirt with the idea. And when you see a team like this employ it to perfection, who can blame them?
  • Some ‘Bernie-or-Bust’ Voters Backing Trump—Jessica Williams of 'The Daily Show' Discovers Why

    07/01/2016 10:27:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    AlterNet | July 1, 2016 | Travis Gettys
    Link only: http://www.alternet.org/video/jessica-williams-discovers-why-bernie-voters-are-backing-trump
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Firefly Trails and the Summer Milky Way

    07/01/2016 10:17:21 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 2 replies
    NASA ^ | Saturday, July 02, 2016 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: A camera fixed low to a tripod on a northern summer's eve captured the series of images used in this serene, southern Ontario skyscape. The lakeside view frames our fair galaxy above calm water and the night's quintessential luminous apparitions. But the trails of light are neither satellite glint, nor meteor flash, nor auroral glow. In the wide-field composite constructed with four consecutive 15 second exposures, a pulsing firefly enters at the right, first wandering toward the camera, then left and back toward the lake, the central Milky Way rising in the background.
  • Philippines' Duterte urges communists to kill criminals

    07/01/2016 10:06:02 PM PDT · by sunrise_sunset · 38 replies
    AP ^ | 6/30/2016 | Cecil Morella
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday urged communist rebels to start killing drug traffickers, adding another layer to a controversial war on crime in which he has warned thousands will die.
  • Hubble photographs Jupiter's dramatic auroras

    07/01/2016 10:00:33 PM PDT · by grimalkin · 13 replies
    endgadget ^ | 6/30/2016 | Mariella Moon
    The wispy, glowing veil sitting on top of Jupiter in the image above is actually a humongous aurora captured on cam by Hubble. A team of astronomers are using the telescope's ultraviolet instruments to study nature's light shows on the poles of the gas giant. They timed their study to coincide with Juno's arrival on the planet, since one of their goals is to determine how different solar wind conditions and other factors affect Jupiter's auroras. The spacecraft is in charge of measuring various solar wind properties, while they continue capturing images and videos almost every day during the duration...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 07-02-16

    07/01/2016 9:45:56 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 07-02-16 | Revised New American Bible
    July 2, 2016 Saturday of the Thirteenth Week of Ordinary Time Reading 1 Am 9:11-15 Thus says the LORD:On that day I will raise upthe fallen hut of David;I will wall up its breaches,raise up its ruins,and rebuild it as in the days of old,That they may conquer what is left of Edomand all the nations that shall bear my name,say I, the LORD, who will do this.Yes, days are coming,says the LORD,When the plowman shall overtake the reaper,and the vintager, him who sows the seed;The juice of grapes shall drip down the mountains,and all the hills shall run...
  • Army Veteran Rescues Eagle Stuck In Tree (MN)

    07/01/2016 9:43:09 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 10 replies
    WCCO.com ^ | 7/1/16 | John Lauritsen
    It’s the Fourth of July weekend, so it’s fitting to hear a story about an eagle rescued by a veteran. Earlier this week, Jason Galvin and his neighbors noticed an eagle dangling from a tree near Rush City. Its leg was caught in a piece of rope that was wrapped around a branch, about 70 feet off the ground. “I thought it was dead at the time,” Jason said. “I took a closer look with binoculars and saw that the head was moving, and I knew it was very much alive.” Jason and his wife Jackie called the police, the...
  • Skidmore College’s bias-response group deems Trump slogan a ‘racialized attack’

    07/01/2016 9:42:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 1, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    The Bias Response Group at Skidmore College in New York says Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, which made its way onto several whiteboards on campus, was a “racialized, targeted attack” against female faculty of color. Three whiteboard messages with the phrase “Make America Great Again” were included in the BRG’s annual report and classified as “written slur[s] or graffiti,” Campus Reform reported. “Multiple faculty door whiteboards have been the target of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent social media campaign, now dubbed ‘the Chalkening.’ This campaign encourages supporters to chalk/write the slogan: “Make America Great Again” in visible places on college...
  • Ethics complaint filed against Dems for House sit-in

    07/01/2016 9:38:16 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 7 replies
    WND ^ | Jul 1, 2016 | Bob Unruh
    A constitutional rights foundation has field an ethics complaint against members of the Democratic Party who staged a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House recently in protest or the Republican-led House’s unwillingness to consider gun-control legislation. The ethics complaint came from the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust shortly after a couple dozen Democrat members of Congress took over the House floor and literally sat down for a day. It complains the Democrats were using the opportunity to send fundraising emails from the floor, and they were using official House images. The Hill reported House ethics rules bar...
  • Bangladesh police storm restaurant where Islamist militants hold hostages

    07/01/2016 9:31:20 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 7 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Published July 01, 2016 | FoxNews.com
    DEVELOPING: Commandos backed by armored vehicles stormed a upscale restaurant in the Bangladesh's capital diplomatic zone early Saturday, hoping to free dozens of hostages held by Islamist militants following an hours-long standoff. Approximately two hours after the operation began, the sound of two big explosions were heard inside the Dhaka restaurant and a police official told the Associated Press that five bodies were seen lying in pools of blood. In Tokyo, Japan's Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda, citing Dhaka police, said 12 people had been rescued, including two foreigners.
  • Mark Levin Endorses Marco Rubio for Senate, Ron DeSantis for House

    07/01/2016 9:30:13 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    People's Pundit Daily ^ | June 27, 2016 | PPD Elections Staff
    Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin endorsed the reelection bids of Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Ron DeSantis in two key races in Florida. A recent critic of Sen. Rubio during his failed bid for the Republican nomination, Mr. Levin now says “Rubio has a solid record” and echoed the praises from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a former presidential rival who also endorsed Rubio’s bid for reelection. “I support Senator Marco Rubio for reelection to the U.S. Senate as well,” he wrote. “The Senator has reversed his position on whether or not to run again, and I see his change...
  • Clinton best friend: Hillary secret has D.C. 'scared to death'

    07/01/2016 9:26:15 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 27 replies
    WND ^ | 1 July 2016 | GREG COROMBOS
    Hillary Clinton is seeking the presidency because of her insatiable quest for power, but she is both ethically and medically unfit for office – and she knows dark secrets that have Washington politicians “scared to death of her” – according to Bill Clinton’s former lover who is now the author of an explosive new book. Dolly Kyle is a former attorney who dated Bill Clinton in high school and carried on an affair with the future president both before and after Clinton married Hillary Rodham and until Clinton ran for president in 1992. Kyle told WND and Radio America she...
  • Obama proposes new military partnership with Russia in Syria (Like it was Obama's idea!)

    07/01/2016 9:21:11 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 7 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | June 30 | Josh Rogin
    The Obama administration has proposed a new agreement on Syria to the Russian government that would deepen military cooperation between the two countries against some terrorists in exchange for Russia getting the Assad regime to stop bombing U.S.-supported rebels. The United States transmitted the text of the proposed agreement to the Russian government on Monday after weeks of negotiations and internal Obama administration deliberations, an administration official told me. The crux of the deal is a U.S. promise to join forces with the Russian air force to share targeting and coordinate an expanded bombing campaign against Jabhat al-Nusra, al-Qaeda’s branch...
  • JOKE: If you're out of work are you unemployed?

    07/01/2016 9:20:58 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 11 replies
    COSTELLO: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in America. ABBOTT: Good subject. Terrible times. It's 5.6%. COSTELLO: That many people are out of work? ABBOTT: No, that's 23%. COSTELLO: You just said 5.6%. ABBOTT: 5.6% unemployed. COSTELLO: Right, 5.6% out of work. ABBOTT: No, that's 23%. COSTELLO: Okay, so it's 23% unemployed. ABBOTT: No, that's 5.6%. COSTELLO: WAIT A MINUTE. Is it 5.6% or 23%? ABBOTT: 5.6% are unemployed. 23% are out of work. COSTELLO: If you are out of work you are unemployed. ABBOTT: No, Obama said you can't count the "Out of Work" as the unemployed....
  • Palin To #NeverTrump: ‘You’re Either With Us Or You’re Against Us’

    07/01/2016 9:18:15 PM PDT · by 867V309 · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | 1 Jul 2016 | Michelle Moons
    2008 Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin blasted supporters of the #NeverTrump faction from a stage Friday in Denver for fueling Hillary Clinton’s path to victory with “dynamite” as she called them on the carpet, “You’re either with us or you’re against us.” “It doesn’t matter to the beltway bubble boys and girls which side actually wins elections as long as they get to keep their titles and their ratings and their power and their purses full, they win and we lose,” explained Palin. “Hillary thanks them because she cannot win without them.”
  • Mastermind of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Been Georgian Informant, Official Says

    07/01/2016 9:12:51 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 6 replies
    thedailybeast.com ^ | 07.01.16 2:20 PM ET | Anna Nemtsova
    IT'S A SMALL WORLD AFTER ALL07.01.16 2:20 PM ET Mastermind of Istanbul Airport Attack Had Been Georgian Informant, Official Says Akhmed Chatayev is blamed for planning the deadly attack in Turkey, and an official says he was on the government payroll before returning to jihad. ODESSA, Ukraine — Sometimes the world of terror and counterterror is amazingly small. The day after at least 43 people were killed and more than 235 injured in a terrorist attack on Istanbul’s international airport, Turkish officials announced the arrest of the alleged mastermind behind the attack: Akhmed Chatayev, an ethnic Chechen from Russia who,...
  • BOOM! This may be the BEST New York Post front page title ever!

    07/01/2016 9:12:17 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 30 replies
    Red State Watcher ^ | 7/1/2016 | NY Post
    The New York Post came up with a hilarious front page title:
  • BREAKING: Israeli aircraft reportedly hit two Hamas sites in Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire

    07/01/2016 9:05:31 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 7 replies
    https://twitter.com/Conflicts ^ | 3h | Conflict News
    BREAKING: Israeli aircraft reportedly hit two Hamas sites in Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire - @i24NEWS_EN— Conflict News (@Conflicts) July 2, 2016 Photo: Reportedly aftermath of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Strip - https://t.co/XmgnIBbdBZ pic.twitter.com/RCzjT48eqA— Derek Bisaccio CN (@DerekBisaccio) July 2, 2016
  • ISIS mastermind of Istanbul terror had extradition to Russia refused because of refugee status

    07/01/2016 8:46:51 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 7 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 1st July 2016, 4:49 pm | FIONN HARGREAVES
    FREED TO KILL One-armed ISIS warlord behind Istanbul massacre ‘was due to be sent to Russia on terror charges… but court ruled it breached his human rights’ Chechen extremist Akhmed Chataev is thought to control as many as 130 ISIS militants BY FIONN HARGREAVES 1st July 2016, 4:49 pm A ONE-ARMED ISIS militant who masterminded the Istanbul airport terror attack had his extradition to Russia refused because of his refugee status. Akhmed Chataev was arrested in Bulgaria in 2011 for terrorism offences. But due to a ruling by a Bulgarian judge, the Chechen warlord could not be sent back because...
  • Marines instructors under investigation after death of Muslim recruit

    07/01/2016 8:32:47 PM PDT · by PROCON · 30 replies
    csmonitor.com ^ | June 30, 2016 | Aidan Quigley
    The Marines have launched an internal investigation into staff at a boot camp in Parris Island, S.C., after Muslim recruit Raheel Siddiqui died in an apparent suicide 11 days after arriving. Fifteen drill instructors are now under investigation, as scrutiny increases of military practices that many believe cross the line from teasing, camaraderie, and toughening-up into danger. The Parris Island drill instructors face allegations of hazing, assault, and physical abuse, the Marines announced Thursday. The probe into Mr. Siddiqui's death has sparked a wider investigation into wrongdoing in his training unit, known as the "Thumping Third Battalion," as The Wall...
  • Chicago averages 10 shootings a day, June crime stats show

    07/01/2016 8:31:39 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    WGN ^ | July 1, 2016
    CHICAGO -- New statistics out Friday show there is an average of 10 shootings in Chicago a day. There were 355 shootings and 429 shooting victims in June. There were also 72 murders last month, up from 46 in June of 2015. At the halfway point for the year, homicides citywide have jumped 49 percent, hitting levels unseen since the late 1990s. Through June 19, Chicago had more homicide than New York City or Los Angeles combined. Chicago police are blaming repeat offenders with illegal guns and ties to gangs. The CPD says it has taken more than 4,300 guns...
  • Tejas is not India’s first indegenous fighter, that would be the HF-24 Marut

    07/01/2016 8:28:28 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | July 1, 2016 | Sushant Singh
    HF-24 Marut is India’s first indigenous fighter. For the HAL and the IAF, July 1, 2016 is a throwback to April 1, 1967. On April 1, 1967, HAL had handed over India’s indigenously designed fighter, HF-24 Marut to the Dagger squadron of the IAF. It was a culmination of a dream dreamt in independent India by Jawaharlal Nehru, to attain self-reliance in the design and production of aircraft. The IAF was asked to provide the requirement for an indigenous fighter in the mid-1950s and the HAL was tasked for the project. In August 1956, Kurt Tank, a German aerospace scientist,...
  • Libyan forces battle Islamic State street-to-street in Sirte

    07/01/2016 8:24:44 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    reuters.com ^ | Fri Jul 1, 2016 7:29pm EDT | Patrick Markey
    Sirte, 450 km (280 miles) east of Tripoli, became Islamic State's largest outpost beyond its Iraq and Syria territory. It was taken last year by militants who profited from Libya's war among rival factions to gain control of territory and impose their hardline vision on the city. Losing Sirte would be a major setback for the group and a big blow to morale as it also struggles to hold ground in Iraq, where it has lost the city of Falluja and other territory to forces backed by U.S.-led air strikes. Islamic State are being squeezed by a tightening ring of...
  • It’s About The ‘Working’ In ‘Working Class’

    07/01/2016 8:19:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Huffington Post's The Blog ^ | July 1, 2016 | Tiziana Dearing
    A recent Quinnipiac University poll has Donald Trump caught up with Hilary Clinton in some key industrial states, including Ohio and Pennsylvania. While the pundits have had a field day analyzing why he’s doing better than expected there, I feel like we keep missing a key point. It’s still the economy, stupid. We’ve talked a lot about the “working class” in this election - mostly in terms of demographics such as gender and race. As a friend of mine said recently, though, the key to that phrase is the word “working.” He’s right. “Working” is the identity a broad base...
  • Russia Plans to Sell Over 120 Mi-28NE, Mi-35M Helicopters in 2016-2018

    07/01/2016 8:07:41 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    Sputnik ^ | 01.07.2016
    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the report, the Rostvertol plant, which is part of the Russian Helicopters company, delivered 14 Mi-26 heavy cargo helicopters in 2012-2014 and six of these helicopters in 2015, and the plant has foreign orders for upgraded Mi-26T2 helicopters in 2016-2018. "Mi-28NE attack helicopters and multirole Mi-35M helicopters are in constant demand on the internal and external markets: about 140 units were delivered in 2012-2014, and 28 helicopters were delivered in 2015. The expected volume of deliveries for 2016-2018 may amount to over 120 helicopters," the report, obtained by RIA Novosti, reads. The Mi-28NE is a...
  • Is Bangladesh the next ISIS hotspot?

    07/01/2016 8:05:56 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    dhakatribune.com ^ | 07/02/2016 | Ravi Agrawal, New Delhi bureau chief, CNN
    For more than two years, a spate of brutal murders has rocked the South Asian nation. At first the killings had a clear pattern, targeting well-known secular writers in the capital, Dhaka. The attacks seemed designed to silence those who dared to criticize Islam. One of the most high-profile of these -- the murder of the Bangladeshi-American writer Avijit Royin 2014 -- took place right outside Dhaka's annual book fair. Then in April this year, a well-known LGBT activist and his friend were murdered while they were at home.In recent weeks these attacks extended into the countryside, increased in frequency,...
  • Bangladesh forces storm Dkaka hostage cafe

    07/01/2016 7:59:19 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 26 replies
    BBC News ^ | 7/1/2016 | BBC
    Hundreds of troops are storming a café in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, where gunmen took at least 20 hostages on Friday, security officials say. "Intense gunfighting (is) on," Mizanur Rahman Bhuiyan, of the Rapid Action Battalion force told Reuters. Explosions were also heard in the area. Reports say several of those held are Italian, and some may be Japanese. The fate of the hostages is unknown. The militant group Islamic State (IS) had said it carried out the attack.......
  • Communion For All, Even For Protestants

    07/01/2016 7:57:00 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    Chisea ^ | July 1, 2016 | Sandro Magister
    In addition to the divorced and remarried, for Luther’s followers as well there are those who are giving the go-ahead for the Eucharist. Here is how “La Civiltŕ Cattolica” interprets the pope’s enigmatic words on intercommunion by Sandro Magister ROME, July 1, 2016 – In his way, after encouraging communion for the divorced and remarried, in that it “is not a prize for the perfect, but a powerful medicine and nourishment for the weak,” Pope Francis is now also encouraging Protestants and Catholics to receive communion together at their respective Masses. He is doing so, as always, in a discursive,...
  • Pope preparing for Protestants to receive Communion?

    07/01/2016 7:52:26 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 34 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | July 1, 2016
    Veteran Vatican journalist Sandro Magister argues that Pope Francis is preparing the way for Protestants and Catholics to share the Eucharist, in an essay for L'Espresso. Magister points to an article in La Civilta Cattolica, the influential Jesuit journal, that argues the Pope's advice to a Lutheran woman represented a change in papal teaching, similar to the change that Pope Francis introduced in Amoris Laetitia regarding the reception of the Eucharist by Catholics who are divorced and remarried. The Pope is not suggesting an outright change in Catholic doctrine, the Civilta Cattolica article contends, but is taking "small steps forward"...
  • Pro-ISIS twitter account threatens attacks at London Heathrow, Los Angeles and New York's JFK

    07/01/2016 7:48:36 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 1 | Charlie Moore
    A pro-ISIS twitter account has threatened attacks at London Heathrow, LAX and New York's JFK airports over the July 4 holiday weekend. The account said that attacks would be carried out on planes 'flying from Heathrow [Airport] to the US' and warned that 'there will be a device placed in either Heathrow, LAX or JFK airports.' The threat was revealed by SITE Intelligence Group - the world's leading non-governmental counterterrorism organization - on its website.
  • The Dutch Are [sort of] Going To The Moon With The Chinese

    07/01/2016 7:43:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    Universe Today ^ | 07/01/2016 | Matt WIlliams
    In an agreement made possible by the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2015 between the Netherlands and China, a Dutch-built radio antenna will travel to the Moon aboard the Chinese Chang’e 4 satellite, which is scheduled to launch in 2018. Once the lunar exploration mission reaches the Moon, it will deposit the radio antenna on the far side, where it will begin to provide scientists with fascinating new views of the Universe. The radio antenna itself is also the result of collaboration, between scientists from Radboud University, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the small satellite company...
  • Osan honors airman who died after helping rescue family from fire(S. Korea)

    07/01/2016 7:24:42 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 14 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | June 28, 2016 | Kat Bouza
    Osan honors airman who died after helping rescue family from fire By Kat Bouza Stars and Stripes Published: June 28, 2016 The 731st Air Mobility Squadron at Osan Air Base has honored an airman who died from injuries sustained while helping save a family from a burning building. /snip The dramatic events were captured on cell phone footage, showing a group of airmen and local residents using a blanket to catch a woman and her three children as they leapt from a window in the apartment building. Rogers initiated the rescue when she entered the smoke-filled apartment to kick out...
  • Russia and Turkey to 'coordinate' Syria policy (USA Too)

    07/01/2016 7:20:42 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 5 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 1 JULY 2016 • 9:46PM | Roland Oliphant, moscow Zia Weise, istanbul
    ussia and Turkey will “coordinate” their policies over Syria, the countries' foreign ministers said on Friday, in a major diplomatic realignment that could be a major blow for the Western goal of ousting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. The announcement came after the United States acceded to long-standing Russian policies by offering a military alliance with Moscow against jihadist groups in Syria, another realignment towards Vladimir Putin's stated goals in the country.
  • Bill Clinton and Loretta Lynch just made Hillary’s email problems even worse

    07/01/2016 7:19:56 PM PDT · by GilGil · 105 replies
    Wapo ^ | 7/1/2016 | Chris Cillizza
    A big part of politics is appearances and perceptions. If something looks bad, people will likely conclude it is bad — even if there's no actual evidence or proof of its relative badness. Politicians know this; it's why they don't wear funny hats or get in tanks (anymore). And it's why Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch should have known better when they huddled privately at the Phoenix airport earlier this week. Lynch is the nation's top cop and, as such, oversees the FBI, which is conducting an investigation into whether Hillary Clinton or any of her associates broke...
  • California man accidentally kills member of own gang who was wearing wrong colors

    07/01/2016 7:14:21 PM PDT · by PROCON · 36 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | July 1, 2016 | KATE FELDMAN
    A California man allegedly mistakenly shot and killed a member of his own gang who was wearing the colors of a rival gang. Andrew Chavez, 21, was arrested Wednesday on murder charges several days after police began investigating the death of Michael Sanchez in Madera, California, according to the Los Angeles Times. Chavez reportedly shot and killed Sanchez,who was walking home from a bar while wearing the colors of a rival gang, “in cold blood,” the Madera Police Department told the Times.
  • Mideast mediators questions Israel's commitment to 2 states

    07/01/2016 7:06:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    AP ^ | July 1, 2016 | By EDITH M. LEDERER
    International mediators trying to promote Mideast peace warned in a highly anticipated report Friday that Israel’s settlement expansion is eroding the viability of a Palestinian state and raises “legitimate questions” about its commitment to a two-state solution. The Quartet of Mideast negotiators — the U.N., U.S., European Union and Russia — also criticized the glorification of Palestinians who commit “terrorist attacks” against Israel and called on the Palestinian Authority to “act decisively” to stop incitement to violence and clearly condemn “all acts of terrorism.” While the Israeli and Palestinian leaders and the majority of people on both sides support a...
  • Officials: Man held in Oregon farm shooting deported 6 times

    07/01/2016 6:38:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 50 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/1/16 | Gillian Flaccus - AP
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Mexican national charged with aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of three people at a rural Oregon blueberry farm had been deported six times, most recently in 2013, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Bonifacio Oseguera-Gonzalez, 29, has no significant prior criminal convictions, but ICE asked Oregon authorities to turn him over to them if he's released from custody in the current case, the agency said in a statement to The Associated Press on Friday. Oseguera-Gonzalez pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder Tuesday in Marion...
  • If Hillary Clinton Is Indicted, Would Bernie Sanders Be The Nominee? There's No Guarantee

    07/01/2016 6:38:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Bustle ^ | July 1, 2016 | Cheyna Roth
    On Friday in a press conference, Attorney General Loretta Lynch vowed to "accept" investigators' and prosecutors' recommendations regarding whether to indict presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's alleged use of an insecure email server. This announcement set aside whisperings that Lynch would be a safety net for Clinton if an indictment was recommended, particularly in light of a certain tarmac rendezvous with Bill. While Clinton waits to hear her fate, some wonder if an indictment would help the all-but-defunct campaign of her rival, Bernie Sanders. Looking at the inevitable domino reaction that could come with an indicted presidential candidate, the question...
  • Hey Media: Another Nightclub Shooting, This Time No Massacre

    07/01/2016 6:33:37 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 11 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 1, 2016 | Scott Whitlock
    A man with a concealed carry permit in South Carolina prevented a massacre in a nightclub. But this example of Second Amendment saving lives hasn’t garnered media interests. According to a report on The Federalist, “A man with a concealed carry license stopped a shooter after the latter opened fire on a crowd of people at a nightclub in South Carolina early Sunday morning.” Writer Bre Payton explained, “After getting into a fight with another person, the 32-year-old suspect pulled out a gun and began to fire at a crowd of people gathered outside of the club, hitting and injuring...
  • Somalia’s First Female Presidential Candidate Vows to Negotiate With Al Shabaab

    07/01/2016 6:31:13 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    okayafrica.com ^ | 07/01/2016
    Dayib was born in Thika, Kenya where her mother migrated after losing her kids. They were deported back to Somalia in 1989. When the civil war started in Somalia in 1990 Dayib fled to Finland with her sibling as unaccompanied minors. Here she spent 26 years as a refugee but always with her Somali roots in mind. ... "Unfortunately, we do not have the military means to win the fight with Al-Shabaab. We do not have the financial means to do that. We do not have the ideological means to do that. Therefore, the only option for us is to...
  • Keystone blowback: TransCanada sues Obama for $15 billion

    07/01/2016 6:25:46 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/01/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Seven years of foot-dragging followed by a political denial cost the company a fortune. The boss explained in detail back in November why Obama’s refusal to permit the Keystone XL pipeline was a load of crap. We’ve talked about it a lot here, and when we do, we usually focus on all the economic benefits to the United States that were lost because Obama chose to cater to his extreme leftist environmentalist base rather than govern like a serious person. But we didn’t focus quite as much on the blow this dealt to TransCanada, the company that proposed to build...
  • 13 Percent of People Would Rather Have a Meteor Hit Earth Than Elect Trump or Clinton

    07/01/2016 6:25:13 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 59 replies
    US News&WorldReport ^ | 7/1/16 | Rachel Dicker
    How much do some people hate the idea of a President Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? Apparently enough that they'd rather die in an apocalyptic event than see it become a reality. According to the latest survey by the left-leaning Public Policy Polling, 13 percent of people would rather have a giant meteor hit Earth than elect Clinton or Trump. .. The exact question: "If the choices for President were Democrat Hillary Clinton, Republican Donald Trump, and a Giant Meteor hitting the earth which would you choose?" About 43 percent opted for Clinton, 38 percent for Trump, 13 percent for...
  • Media reaction to speech by Independence Day’s President Whitmore is spot on

    07/01/2016 6:24:09 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/01/16 | Robert Laurie
    President Whitmore is a globalist, humanist, anti-alien, misogynist, who needs to be impeached immediately. Oh, and he's obviously part of the Illuminati You may have already seen the following clip, but it’s 4th of July weekend and I thought I’d share it for those who haven’t. It’s the Friday before a holiday, so let’s have a little fun. The question is this: What if Independence Day’s President Whitmore gave his rousing rally-the-troops speech today? How would the media react? The answer is hilarious, terrifyingly accurate, an astute indictment of the way the modern media machine works.
  • Muslim Arab man fell ill en route to pray at the Temple Mount

    07/01/2016 6:23:59 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 10 replies
    When a Muslim Arab man fell ill en route to pray at the Temple Mount this morning, it was the Israeli police medical who provided emergency treatment and took care of him. This is what ISN'T being reported. Photo: Police spokesman — ‎with ‎‎Samir Taghda, ‎דותן יניב כץ‎‎ and Miriam Pereira Fontes‎.‎ Photo: Police spokesman
  • Police: Woman attacked bank manager with a hole punch

    07/01/2016 6:21:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | Kristi Palma
    A New Hampshire woman was arrested and charged with assault after police say she attacked a bank manager with a hole punch on Thursday. Leanne E. Yerian, 35, of Salem, allegedly attacked a Bank of America manager just after 4 p.m. when the manager refused to cash a check for her. Yerian picked up a metal hole punch from the desk and hit the manager on the head, according to the Salem Police Department. “The woman then jumped on the manager, pulled her hair, and slammed her up against the wall,” said police.