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  • 3 killed in Toronto shooting rampage

    07/23/2018 10:56:52 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    CTV News ^ | 23/7/18
    Video An 18-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl were killed and 13 other people injured on Sunday night when a gunman opened fire on a busy Toronto street. The suspected shooter, a 29-year-old Toronto man, also died. Toronto police say he shot 15 people and exchanged gunfire with police before dying of a gunshot wound. The exact circumstances of the manís death are now being looked into by Ontarioís Special Investigations Unit. .....
  • Friend of woman attacked by dog gives updates her recovery

    07/23/2018 10:53:21 AM PDT · by gunsequalfreedom · 3 replies
    KESQ ^ | July 21, 2018 | Lauren Coronado
    A Palm Springs woman who was viciously attacked by her own dog is out of intensive care more than 2 weeks after the attack. She is still getting round the clock care in the hospital. Graham Hancock, a friend said she's recovering well but there is certainly a long road ahead. - snip - "She told me, that cops told her that they've seen less blood at murder scenes," Hancock said. - snip - Musick was mauled in the face, forearms, and leg. Neighbors helped free Musick but the dog found it's way back to Musick, continuing the brutal attack....
  • Poll: Majority Say Dem Candidates ĎOut of Stepí With Most Americansí Thinking

    07/23/2018 9:11:37 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 14 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | Jul 23, 2018 | Paul Crookston
    In 2016 plurality of respondents said Dems 'generally mainstream' A majority of respondents in a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll of registered voters said Democratic congressional candidates are out of step with most Americans. Asked whether Democratic candidates' approaches to the issues "are generally in the mainstream of most Americans' thinking, or are generally out of step with most Americans' thinking," 56 percent said they are "out of step" and just one-third said they are "in the mainstream." These figures are a marked swing from July 2016, when only 42 percent of respondents said Democratic congressional candidates were out of...
  • Trump To Iran's President Rouhani: 'NEVER, EVER THREATEN' The U.S. Again

    07/23/2018 7:49:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | July 23, 2018 | Bill Chappell
    President Trump threatened Iran in a late-night tweet on Sunday, responding angrily after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized Trump and warned the American president not to "play with the lion's tail" and that "war with Iran is the mother of all wars." Trump's tweet, posted in all-capital letters: "NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE." (TWEET-AT-LINK) He declared, "WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS!" At a gathering of Iranian diplomats in...
  • Former Spy James Clapper Says Obama Set the Mueller Probe in Motion

    07/22/2018 7:45:07 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 75 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | 07-22-2018 | S. Noble
    President Obamaís Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, told Anderson Cooper on CNN that Obama is the one who launched the Mueller investigation.
  • Poll: Marsha Blackburn Leads Phil Bredesen by 14 in Senate Race, 55 to 41

    07/20/2018 9:48:13 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 68 replies
    The Tennessee Star ^ | July 11, 2018 | Tennessee Star Staff
    A poll released by Axios-Survey Monkey on Tuesday shows that Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) leads Democrat Phil Bredesen by 14 points in the U.S. Senate general election, 55 percent to 41 percent among registered voters. Among likely voters, Blackburnís lead over Bredesen is even greater, 58 percent to 40 percent. Axios-Survey Monkey conducted similar polls in 13 states where contested Senate races are underway. The overall polling reveals that Democrats will have an uphill climb in attempting to capture control of the U.S. Senate in the midterm 2018 election cycle. Democrats are hampered in their Senate races by having to...
  • Judicial Watch: The FBI is Supposed to Release Documents

    07/20/2018 2:05:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Government watchdog Judicial Watch expects the FBI to release a series of redacted documents Friday related to the FISA warrant used to surveil former Trump campaign official Carter Page.¬†"The warrants are controversial because the FISA court was never told that the key information justifying the requests came from a minimally-corroborated ‚Äúdossier‚ÄĚ that was created by Fusion GPS, a paid agent of the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee," Judicial Watch released in a statement. "In April, the DOJ told the court it was ‚Äúprocessing for potential redaction and release certain FISA materials related to Carter Page,‚ÄĚ and agreed to a...
  • The Trump-Putin Summit and Reliving the Cold War

    07/20/2018 1:32:47 PM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 28 replies
    The National Interest ^ | July 19, 2018 | Daniel McCarthy
    President Trump blundered in his appearance with Putin, but his intuitions are nevertheless correct: a new Cold War with Russia would not end as happily as the real Cold War did. Donald Trump has the magic touch. After eighteen months in office, and eighteen more before that as the pre-eminent figure in American politics, Trumpís shock value might have worn off. The political establishment might have become inured to his heresies about cherished policies and sacred institutions, even to the point of learning to control its own response to his provocations. But hell no!óTrump can still do it. He...
  • Executive Order Establishing the Presidentís National Council for the American Worker ECONOMY & JOBS

    07/20/2018 1:20:11 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 15 replies
    The White House ^ | 07/19/2018 | President Trump
    Executive Order Establishing the Presidentís National Council for the American Worker ECONOMY & JOBS President Donald Trump 07/19/2018
  • CLINTON FOUNDATION FINANCIAL FRAUDS (Enter Rosenstein, Mueller and Comey)

    07/20/2018 10:41:33 AM PDT · by Liz · 63 replies
    POLIZETTE ^ | 4/6/18 | Charles Ortel
    A Clinton Foundation grant went to the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund ó but the latter group had only an office address in Washington, D.C. So what happened to the money? Hereís a question for which Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, special counsel Robert Mueller, and former FBI Director James Comey may well know the answer to ó but arenít likely to want to talk about in public, under oath: Why did the Clinton Foundation send a $37 million grant for the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund in 2010 to a Baltimore post office box when the CBHF told federal tax authorities that...
  • NY Times: Trump was recorded talking of paying Playboy model

    07/20/2018 10:36:41 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 128 replies
    WTOP News [Washington DC] ^ | July 20, 2018 12:49 pm | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) ó President Donald Trumpís former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with him. The presidentís current personal lawyer confirmed the conversation and said it showed Trump did nothing wrong, The New York Times reported Friday. ABC News and The Washington Post confirmed the report as well. Citing lawyers and others familiar with the recording, The Times said attorney Michael Cohen made the recording two months before Trumpís 2016 election. The newspaper said the FBI seized the recording during an April raid on Cohenís office amid...
  • Guess Which Republican Joined Dems in Demanding Trump's Translator's Notes

    07/20/2018 9:29:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 97 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Democrats in Congress demanded this week that Marina Gross, the translator in the room with President Trump and President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on Monday, come to Washington and tell them what was discussed in the closed-door meeting. Republicans, even anti-Trump ones, are resisting the effort. When House Intelligence Democrats brought the subpoena to a vote, every Republican on the committee voted against it.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) explained why subpoenaing the interpreter could set a dangerous precedent. It could be the "last time" the U.S. president ever meet privately with a foreign leader. "Absolutely not," Lindsey Graham said when...
  • Report: Lisa Page revealed under oath that there was no basis for Mueller's appointment

    07/20/2018 8:35:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/20/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    The Mueller special counsel investigation was launched to probe charges that the key FBI officials developing evidence in the case thought were baseless. That's a bombshell accusation that appears to have been confirmed by lovebird-turned-songbird Lisa Page, according to John Solomon. It tends to confirm the suspicion that the Mueller probe is a cover-up operation to obscure the criminal use of counterintelligence capabilities to spy on a rival presidential campaign and then sabotage the presidency that resulted. Earlier reports indicated that Page has been answering questions from the House Judiciary Committee quite frankly and may even have cut a deal...
  • Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

    07/20/2018 6:19:02 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 74 replies
    President Donald Trump has indicated that heís willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs, sending U.S. markets sliding before the opening bell Friday. In a taped interview with the business channel CNBC, Trump said ďIím willing to go to 500,Ē referring roughly to the $505.5 billion in goods imported last year from China. The administration to date has slapped tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods in a trade dispute over what it calls the nationís predatory practices. Dow futures which had already been pointing modestly lower slid sharply after the comments were aired by CNBC early...
  • As upstart Ocasio-Cortez hits campaign trail with Bernie Sanders...

    07/20/2018 5:24:33 AM PDT · by McGruff · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 20, 2018 | Gregg Re
    Full title: As upstart Ocasio-Cortez hits campaign trail with Bernie Sanders, high profile spurs fears of Dem rift Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is hitting the national campaign trail this week with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to stump for other left-wing candidates, even as the upstart 28-year-old democratic socialist's rising profile continues to rankle top Democrats. Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez are expected to campaign on July 20 for two congressional candidates seeking to unseat Republican incumbents in Kansas: James Thompson in Wichita, and former Sanders delegate Brent Welder in the suburbs of Kansas City. But Ocasio-Cortez is also set to support several progressives seeking...
  • What happened every other time Putin met with US presidents

    07/19/2018 8:43:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 20 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 19, 2018 | Pat Ralph
    Putin met the last four US presidents since he took office in the 1990s. The two leaders met again in June 2000 in Moscow after Putin became president of Russia and Clinton was in his final year in office. After Bush was sworn into office in January 2001, the two leaders met for the first time in June for a summit in Slovenia. Putin met with the recently sworn-in Obama for the first time in July 2009 in Moscow. Obama reportedly emerged from the meeting feeling confident and optimistic in resetting relations with Putin. "We think there's an excellent opportunity...
  • (LEAD) Ships involved in N.K. coal exports entered S. Korean ports multiple times: report

    07/19/2018 8:39:43 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 10 replies
    SEOUL, July 19 (Yonhap) -- Two Panama and Sierra Leone-registered ships, which were involved in the transshipment of North Korean coal to South Korea in October 2017, have until recently re-entered South Korean ports multiple times, an American broadcaster reported Thursday. Voice of America (VOA), citing Marine Traffic that provides real-time information on the movements of ships, said that the automatic identification system of the Sierra Leone-registered Rich Glory, which entered the South Korean port of Pohang with the North's coal on Oct. 11, was detected in the port of Busan at 11:58 a.m. on July 4. Moreover, the Rich...
  • Mueller reportedly grants Tony Podesta immunity to testify against Paul Manafort

    07/19/2018 7:11:38 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 202 replies
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly given a key Democratic operative immunity to testify against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. According to Tucker Carlson, speaking Thursday evening on his Fox News program, Mr. Mueller has offered immunity to Tony Podesta, founder of the Podesta Group and brother of former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. Mr. Carlson cited ďtwo sourcesĒ whom he did not name. Both Mr. Manafort and the Podesta Group worked on a campaign named the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine
  • Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Opposing Russian...Request to Question Fmr. U.S. Diplomats

    07/19/2018 5:30:45 PM PDT · by familyop · 17 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 19, 2018 | Conor Beck
    The Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday expressing opposition to the notion the United States might cooperate with the Russian government to make former U.S. diplomats, officials, and military members available for questioning. The resolution is a direct response to Russian President Vladimir Putin discussing with the President Donald Trump on Monday the possibility of prosecuting American-born British financier Bill Browder, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, and others for alleged crimes. The offer from Putin developed after the Justice Department indicted 12 GRU military intelligence officers for their involvement in Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S....
  • First Win for Trump-Putin Summit: Agreement to Restrain Iran in Syria

    07/18/2018 6:58:20 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 18, 2018 | Joel B. Pollak
    President Donald Trump has been criticized by the media and by Beltway politicians of both parties for his meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. But the summit has already produced a very significant win: namely, agreement to avoid a war in the Middle East by restraining Iran in Syria. As Breitbart News columnist Caroline Glick noted last month, it was crucial that Trump confront Putin over Syria, because Russia was about to allow Iranian and Hezbollah soldiers, dressed in Syrian uniforms, to move into southwestern Syria along the border with Israel and Jordan.