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  • Trump Moves To Block Recounts Nationwide, Says Stein Has ‘No Evidence’

    12/03/2016 5:09:20 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 76 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/02/16 | Phillip Stucky
    Representatives of President-elect Donald Trump are challenging recount motions in Pennsylvania and Michigan, according to Politico. “Despite being no more than a blip on the electoral radar, Stein has now commandeered Pennsylvania’s electoral process, with an eye toward doing the same to the Electoral College,” the complaint filed Thursday states. “There is no evidence — or even an allegation — that any tampering with Pennsylvania’s voting systems actually occurred.” Green Party candidate Jill Stein is responsible for pushing the recount efforts in those states, and called Trump’s motion “outrageous.” “The recount in Michigan, which has been driven by an outpouring of grassroots support...
  • Typhoon weakens, moves toward HK (Hong Kong)

    09/21/2013 11:37:27 PM PDT · by TexGrill · 3 replies
    Taipei Times ^ | 09/22/2013 | Lee I-chia
    Typhoon Usagi came closest to Taiwan yesterday afternoon and is moving away from the nation in the direction of Hong Kong, but heavy rainfall is still expected to continue throughout today, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday. As of 7:15pm, Typhoon Usagi had weakened slightly, with its center 140km southwest of Oluanpi (鵝鑾鼻). The wind speed near its center was 48 meters per second in a radius of 280km and the typhoon was moving west-northwest at 19kph. The bureau said that the land alert for Usagi may possibly be lifted as soon as this morning. The center of the typhoon...
  • US moves forces toward Syria

    08/24/2013 7:04:53 PM PDT · by Deathtomarxists · 118 replies
    AP ^ | 8-24-13 | Bradley Klapper
    the Obama administration prepared for a possible military response by moving naval forces closer to Syria. Obama discussed the situation in Syria by telephone with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the White House said. It was Obama's first known conversation with a foreign leader about Syria since the reports this week that hundreds of Syrians had been killed by the alleged chemical attack in a suburb of Damascus, the capital.
  • Dry Ice Moves on Mars (a Jet Propulsion Laboratory YouTube video, 2min 28sec)

    06/11/2013 3:52:32 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 6 replies
    YouTube | JPL ^ | 6/11/13
    JPL video here
  • North Korea 'moves missiles' closer to target

    04/04/2013 7:45:29 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 75 replies ^ | April 04, 2013
    Update: 1:49PM NORTH Korea has reportedly been seen moving a long-range missile in to position for launch. South Korean Yonhap news agency reports that North Korea's new KN08 Musudan missile has been spotted in the process of being transported towards the Sea of Japan. The KN08 Musudan is still under-development and it is unclear if it has the range to reach the United States mainland. Previous assessments have given it a range of 4000km - potentially enough range to reach Guam.
  • The Shadow Cabinet; Obama meets with left-wing critics of Israel to plot next moves

    05/10/2012 5:50:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 5/10/12 | Adam Kredo
    President Obama sat down yesterday with a cadre of far-left foreign policy writers, several of whom regularly lambast the state of Israel, to get advice on a range of critical foreign policy issues, among them Afghanistan, Israel, and NATO, according to press accounts. The group of nine included several writers who promulgate fringe views about the state of Israel, advocate in favor of divestment from Israel, and describe the Jewish State as an “apartheid” state—views that are also endorsed by the most extreme anti-Israel advocates. Liberal author Peter Beinart—who has compared Israel to the segregated South and advocates boycotting areas
  • Analysis: Obama's moves pack political rather than economic heft

    10/25/2011 7:59:51 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/25/11 | Alister Bull - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is bombarding Americans with job initiatives that may lack economic heft but show him as an activist leader compared to a 'do-nothing' Congress as he campaigns for re-election in 2012. Obama will have rolled out three separate measures in three days when he wraps up a tour of electorally vital western states on Wednesday, and more moves are coming. White House Communications Director Dan Pfieffer said the Democratic president will use executive orders and other tools to deliver initiatives "on a consistent basis for months to come." "While the policy benefits of this new...
  • McConnell Moves to Bring Health Care Repeal to Senate

    01/25/2011 5:12:12 PM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/25/11 | Trish Turner
    Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday night, just hours before the president's State of the Union address, began the legislative process of forcing the House-passed health care repeal bill to the Senate floor for a vote. Typically, only the leaders in the chamber use this procedure, which gets around committee action. It's a way for members to bring a bill before the Senate without the support of the Majority Leader. McConnell's Democratic counterpart, Harry Reid of Nevada, has vowed that no such repeal vote will occur,
  • White House moves to stymie health care repeal

    01/18/2011 11:39:18 AM PST · by Nachum · 42 replies
    In a move to counter the House Republicans’ planned vote to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law this week, the White House on Tuesday released data showing that half of all Americans under the age of 65 have pre-existing conditions and could be denied coverage if reform is weakened. Republicans quickly dismissed the study as a political stunt. The Department of Health and Human Services estimates that from 50 million to 129 million Americans have some type of pre-existing condition and would be protected by the Affordable Care Act when it takes full effect in 2014. Those numbers represent...
  • VFW moves to dissolve PAC's board

    10/18/2010 11:32:58 AM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/18/10 | Ben Smith
    The National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Richard Eubank, has moved to amend his organization's bylaws to dissolve its PAC, which is run independently. The PAC endorsed Democratic incumbents starting with Nancy Pelosi based on their votes on a relatively small number of votes to do with veterans in a year when many VFW members are siding against Democrats on broader policy concerns, and the PAC has already refused the VFW's entreaty that it "rescind" its endorsement. "[T]he recent endorsement decisions have, in fact, harmed the VFW’s reputation and future ability to fulfill our mission," writes Eubank in...
  • Obama as anti-business moves into mainstream discussion

    07/08/2010 10:04:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/8/10 | Jon Ward
    The idea that President Obama is anti-business broke into the mainstream this week. It has long been a widely held view on the right that Obama’s rhetorical nods to the free market and American business were little more than that. But as Washington slowly staggered back to work this week following a long July 4 weekend, discussions of Obama’s troubled relationship with the private sector popped up with surprising frequency. Newsweek’s Fareed Zakaria wrote Monday that after speaking with numerous corporate executives, most of whom voted for Obama, he found that “all think he is, at his core, anti-business.” Tuesday,...
  • Calif. moves to ban plastic bags at grocery stores

    06/02/2010 5:38:26 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 77 replies · 1,125+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 2, 2010
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- It could soon cost California shoppers at the checkout aisle if they forget to bring their own bags to the grocery store. Legislation passed Wednesday by the California Assembly would prohibit grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores and convenience stores from giving out plastic bags.
  • Author writing about Palin moves next door to her

    05/25/2010 5:36:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 79 replies · 1,922+ views
    breitbart ^ | 5/25/10 | MARK THIESSEN
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Sarah Palin has taken to her Facebook page to complain about her new neighbor—a writer penning a book about her. Author Joe McGinniss has taken up residence in a house next to Palin's lakeside home in Wasilla. McGinniss previously wrote a critical expose on Palin and her natural gas pipeline plan for the Conde Nast publication Portfolio last year, and is planning a book about the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate. It's tentatively titled, "Sarah Palin's Year of Living Dangerously" and could be on the shelves in the fall of 2011.
  • Russia's Moves Raise Doubts About Obama's 'Reset'

    08/23/2009 5:55:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies · 450+ views
    Time ^ | 8/23/09 | James Marson / Kiev
    The much-trumpeted "reset" of relations between Russia and the U.S. was dealt a slap in the face last week as Moscow went on the offensive against Ukraine and Georgia. After Russian President Dmitri Medvedev waded into Ukrainian politics with barbed criticism of his Ukrainian counterpart's "anti-Russian" policies, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin embarked on a provocative trip to reaffirm support for Abkhazia, the Moscow-backed territory that enjoys de facto independence from Georgia.
  • DoD Announces New Relocation Tool for Families

    04/28/2008 9:38:10 AM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 80+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 28, 2008 – It’s almost peak moving season again for military families, and Defense Department leaders want families to know new resources are available to help. “Plan My Move,” soft-launched in late summer, is the next generation of DoD’s MilitaryHomefront tools to provide an integrated “e-moving” solution, officials said. Moving to a new community can be a stressful event for all service and family members,” Leslye A. Arsht, deputy undersecretary of defense for military community and family policy, said. “This tool helps to ease that burden. It will put our servicemembers and their families in direct contact...
  • China moves to let currency rise

    05/18/2007 12:07:02 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 616+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/18/07 | Joe McDonald - ap
    BEIJING - China took steps Friday to let its currency trade more freely against the dollar and to cool its sizzling economy ahead of talks in Washington over Beijing's soaring trade surplus. China eased controls on the yuan amid pressure from the U.S. and Europe, but cautioned against expecting sharp increases in its value. The U.S. responded that Beijing is not moving fast enough to allow its currency to strengthen and help reduce its growing trade gap with China. The Chinese government also raised interest rates for the second time in just over two months and tightened bank credit to...
  • US Spy Satellites Detect N Korea's Nuclear Moves

    10/04/2006 7:58:47 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 416+ views
    The Telegraph(UK) ^ | 10-5-2006 | ColinJoyce - Richard Spencer
    US spy satellites detect N Korea's nuclear moves By Colin Joyce in Tokyo and Richard Spencer in Beijing (Filed: 05/10/2006) The United States has detected activity in North Korea indicating possible preparations for an underground nuclear test. Spy satellites have picked up unusual movement of vehicles at potential test sites, although an American official said it did prove that a test was imminent. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe: the North Korean issue is expected to dominate his visits to China and South Korea The images were seen the day after North Korea said it would conduct its first test, a...
  • Officers club project moves forward (Colored O'Club from WWII)

    08/20/2006 7:36:02 AM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 396+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — This year’s gala fund-raiser dinner for the Mountain View Colored Officers’ Club Rehabilitation Project is expected to lead into a major effort to obtain donations to restore the World War II facility. Just recently, the association received an artist’s rendering of what the building looked like when it was constructed in 1952. The fort was the major Army post training colored soldiers, as black soldiers were called in that era, for combat during the war. Two divisions, the 92nd and 93rd trained on the post, with one being sent to fight in Europe and the other in...
  • Lebanese army moves below Litani River

    08/16/2006 9:51:55 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 528+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/16/06 | Sam F. Ghattas - ap
    BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanese troops began deploying south of the strategic Litani River early Thursday, a senior military official said, after the Israeli army stepped up its withdrawal from the south Lebanon region and handed over some of its positions to U.N. peacekeepers. The rapid developments aimed at ending 34 days of fighting came after Lebanon's government agreed Wednesday to deploy troops near Israel's border for the first time in 40 years. A senior official in the Lebanese army told The Associated Press around dawn Thursday that Lebanese troops, backed by tanks and other armored vehicles, had begun arriving south...
  • Nation's Capital Moves Up Juvenile Curfew

    07/31/2006 12:56:15 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 19 replies · 739+ views ^ | 7 31 06 | DERRILL HOLLY
    WASHINGTON (July 31) - City officials are moving up a nighttime curfew as they try to overcome a spike in crime that's been marked by a rise in juvenile arrests. Beginning Monday, most juveniles could be taken into police custody if they are found on the streets of the nation's capital between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. The curfew used to begin at midnight. "Too often, young people are becoming involved in violent crimes," said Mayor Anthony A. Williams. "This earlier curfew hour is necessary in order to protect them from becoming victims of crime or from becoming involved in...