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  • Watch: Officer fires through window in Las Vegas car chase

    07/17/2018 11:12:48 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 10 replies
    Watch: Officer fires through window in Las Vegas car chase An officer in Las Vegas fired through a window in a dramatic high-speed car chase last Wednesday. The police unit released the video on Monday which showed dramatic body camera footage of an officer at the wheel, grabbing his gun, and peppering his windhsield with bullets to stop the suspect from getting away. The chase and shootout, which occurred July 11, came after officers responded to an attempted murder call, police said. Another police car joined the chase but was shot at by the suspects a number of times. Metropolitan...
  • GOP rep: I wasn't 'duped into an interview by Borat' (Rep. Lee Zeldin)

    07/17/2018 11:12:17 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 2 replies
    The Hill ^ | Brett Samuels - 07/17/18 | Brett Samuels - 07/17/18
    Rep. Lee Zeldin said Tuesday that comedian Sacha Baron Cohen tried to get him to appear on his new Showtime series, but the New York Republican "picked up on his sleazy pitch." Baron Cohen's new show "Who is America?" — which premiered on Sunday — features the former "Borat" star's signature guerrilla-style interviews in which he appears in disguises while attempting to entrap subjects in embarrassing or offensive situations. Rep. Lee Zeldin (Twitter): "For anyone hoping I was duped into an interview by Borat, you'll be saddened to know I picked up on his sleazy pitch beforehand & didn't agree...
  • Donald Trump’s fight is against globalisation and the left – not Vladimir Putin

    07/17/2018 11:05:43 AM PDT · by OddLane · 1 replies
    Spectator USA ^ | July 17, 2018 | Daniel McCarthy
    History somehow isn’t moving toward its predetermined end, and this has driven Western liberals completely mad. The theatrical overreaction to Donald Trump’s joint press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki is just the latest proof. Before the Trump-Putin summit, pundits warned that Trump might recognise Crimea as Russian territory. He did nothing of the sort. But he did give Putin the benefit of the doubt when the Russian leader, in a carefully chosen phrase, said the ‘Russian state’ had not interfered in the 2016 election.
  • Czech PM: EU Must Turn Back Boats, Resettling Migrants Is ‘Road To Hell’

    07/17/2018 11:03:07 AM PDT · by blam · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-17=2018 | Virginia Hale
    Europe must turn back the boats, the Czech Republic has said, warning the current approach of resettling migrants across the continent is the “road to hell”, and making illegal immigration worse. Prime Minister Andrej Babiš restated his nation’s position of not taking any third world migrants from other EU nations after Italy asked fellow bloc members to take a share of a batch of hundreds picked up by Brussels border force Frontex in the Mediterranean on Saturday. “[Like other European leaders], I received a copy of the letter from Prime Minister [Giuseppe] Conte, … in which he asks the EU...
  • Kamala Harris lands book deal

    07/17/2018 10:58:23 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/17/1 | 07/17/1
    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has scored a book deal, taking another step to raise her national profile amid speculation that she could mount a bid for the White House in 2020. Penguin Press announced Tuesday that it will publish Harris' book "The Truths We Hold: An American Journey" in January 2019, according to multiple media reports. The title will delve into what Harris sees as "the core truths," and will recount her upbringing as a child of immigrants, The Associated Press and New York Times reported. Harris's father is from Jamaica and her mother is from India. Harris, 53, served...
  • 'Not the Patriot He Should Have Been': 'Outnumbered' Agrees Trump Was Not Tough Enough on Putin

    07/17/2018 10:48:03 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 17, 2017
    The "Outnumbered" panel had some strong takes on Tuesday about President Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump has received backlash from both sides of the aisle after remarks he made in his post-summit news conference. President Trump stated on Monday that although he has "great confidence" in his intelligence team, Putin "was extremely strong and powerful" in his denial of Russians meddling in the 2016 election. "I think he made a mistake," political strategist Josh Holmes said. "He continues to conflate the issue of Russian collusion with Russian meddling in our election."
  • Schumer demands public hearing on what Trump ‘might have committed’ to Putin

    07/17/2018 10:45:58 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/17/18 | Jordain Carney
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is demanding Republicans convene a public hearing on any deal made between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at their recent summit in Helsinki. “Our Republican colleagues need to join us in demanding testimony from the president’s national security team that was in Helsinki and we need to do that immediately ... to assess what President Trump might have committed to President Putin in secret,” Schumer said Tuesday on the Senate floor. “You can’t assume anything -- but that as weak as he was in public before President Putin, he was even worse...
  • Senior Hillary Clinton Adviser Philippe Reines Leads Anti-Trump Protest at White House

    07/17/2018 10:40:24 AM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 17, 2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    Shortened title. Full title: Senior Hillary Clinton Adviser Philippe Reines Leads Anti-Trump Protest at White House, Blasts Air Horn at Trump (VIDEO) Hillary Clinton loyalist Philippe Reines, who served as a senior State Department appointee under Clinton and later as campaign adviser for Clinton’s losing 2016 presidential bid, organized a protest at the White House Monday night timed for the return home around 9 p.m. EDT by President Donald Trump from his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland earlier Monday. Reines was joined at the protest by current Hillary political adviser Adam Parkhomenko, who said Trump-hating porn...
  • Canada should help Holocaust denier on trial in Germany: civil liberties group

    07/17/2018 10:36:14 AM PDT · by jerod · 8 replies
    The Canadian Press, via CBC News ^ | Jul 17, 2018 9:57 AM MT | Laura Kane
    A civil liberties group is urging the Canadian government to end the "unjust and immoral" imprisonment of Monika Schaefer, a German-Canadian woman on trial in Germany for publishing videos denying the Holocaust. The Ontario Civil Liberties Association says it's concerned about Canada's apparent unwillingness to come to the aid of Schaefer, who it describes as a Canadian "political prisoner" who was charged under a German criminal law that does not exist in Canada and is contrary to international law. In a letter signed by executive director Joseph Hickey, the association calls on Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Foreign Affairs Minister...
  • Rod Rosenstein visits White House for 'routine meetings'

    07/17/2018 10:31:34 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 17, 2018
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein visited the White House on Tuesday for what was described as "routine meetings." Rosenstein, who is overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible Trump campaign collusion with Russia, did not meet with President Trump, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. Sanders did not identify the officials with whom Rosenstein met during his visit.
  • Democrat Activist Calls for Hillary Clinton to ‘Take Over ‘ Presidency in Wake of Trump-Putin Summit

    07/17/2018 10:22:58 AM PDT · by detective · 81 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 16, 2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    Democrats are growing increasingly hysterical over President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday. Some protested outside the White House Monday night when Trump returned, while others, like Scott Dworkin, called for the removal of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence from office and for defeated 2016 Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to “take over”.
  • Planet Fitness bans woman for objecting to sharing locker room with ‘transgender’ man

    07/17/2018 10:14:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 07/17/2018 | Doug Mainwaring
    July 16, 2018, (LifeSiteNews) – Once again Planet Fitness has found itself at the center of a dispute which pits the wishes of men who ‘identify as women’ over the safety and privacy of women and girls.   Liberty Counsel has taken on the case of a Florida woman, ‘Mrs. H.,’who alleges that Planet Fitness discriminated against her after she objected to the presence of a man––Jordan ‘Ivy’ Rice––in the women’s locker room.   Mrs. H.’s membership was terminated because of her repeated vocal objections in the presence of other female gym patrons. “This is not the only incident with Mr....
  • Ocasio-Cortez draws ire from Democrats: ‘Meteors fizz out’

    07/17/2018 10:13:45 AM PDT · by McGruff · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/17/18 | Mike Lillis
    Frustrated Democratic lawmakers are offering Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez some advice: Cool it. Ocasio-Cortez stunned the political world with her upset primary victory last month over Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.), the head of the House Democratic Caucus and a rising star within the party. But while the improbable win made Ocasio-Cortez an overnight progressive superstar, a number of House Democrats are up in arms over her no-holds-barred approach, particularly her recent accusation that Crowley, who has endorsed her candidacy, is seeking to topple her bid with a third-party run.
  • Back in Washington, Trump under pressure to reverse course on Russia

    07/17/2018 10:08:24 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 28 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 17, 2018 | WG Dunlop
    Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin. At his inaugural summit with the Russian president in Finland, Trump appeared to accept at face value the strongman's denial that Moscow interfered in a bid to undermine his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton -- a stance that triggered bipartisan outrage at home. Back in Washington, Trump sounded a defensive note, insisting his meeting with Putin had been "even better" than his one last week...
  • Cuomo calls Trump tax law 'un-American' as state joins lawsuit

    07/17/2018 10:04:12 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 30 replies
    Buffalo News ^ | July 17, 2018 | Tom Precious
    ALBANY — Seven months after making the legal threat, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday that New York has joined three other states to sue the federal government over new tax limits on state and local deductions on next year’s federal tax forms. The lawsuit will be filed today in federal court in Manhattan and will feature an expedited hearing request by New York State, Connecticut, New Jersey and Maryland. Cuomo, in a phone call with reporters in which he cited words by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and Abraham Lincoln, called the new federal tax law “un-American” and one that...
  • British baby’s rare tumor confounds NHS, cured in USA

    07/17/2018 10:01:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 07/16/2018
    Most parents would readily cross oceans to save their child's life, with no thought as to the cost or distance. But for some children in the UK, like Alfie Evans and Charlie Gard, that simply wasn't an option they were given. Oliver Cameron is one of the fortunate ones, though, and thanks to the tireless efforts of his parents and doctors at Boston Children's Hospital, Oliver is alive and thriving today. When Oliver was born in the United Kingdom, he had a large, non-cancerous tumor in his heart, called a cardiac fibroma. It was so rare that doctors in the...
  • Pro-Abortion Billionaire George Soros Spending Millions to Defeat Brett Kavanaugh

    07/17/2018 10:00:42 AM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    Life News ^ | Jul 16, 2018 | Kevin Daley and Andrew Kerr
    A new political advocacy group that vowed to put $5 million behind an effort to stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court has significant ties to the liberal financier George Soros. A Daily Caller News Foundation review has found that the group’s primary financial supporter is a nonprofit to whom Soros has given millions. The group, Demand Justice (DJ), is organized and financed by a 501(c)(4) called the Sixteen Thirty Fund, which collected some $2.2 million in contributions from the Open Society Policy Center (OSPC), one of Soros’ primary donation vehicles, between 2012 and 2016. The Soros...
  • Trump to speak about Fake News on Putin at 2:00 pm

    07/17/2018 9:57:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 97 replies
    Fox is reporting Trump will speak at 2:00 about the pearl clutching regarding the Putin event yesterday. Rod Rosenstein was called to the White House today.
  • Breaking: Trump to speak at 2PM, Meet with Congressional Delegation After

    07/17/2018 9:57:14 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 48 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6-17-2017 | TCRLAF
    President Trump is expected to make remarks about "his recent trip to Helsinki" around 2pm, per Sarah Sanders
  • Louie Gohmert Blasts Social Media Giants for Pushing Democrat Narrative About Russia

    07/17/2018 9:51:41 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | Jul 17, 2018 | THE LIBERTY DAILY
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmOTU3fr2uQ