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  • US airstrikes kill 52 Islamic militants in Somalia.....

    01/19/2019 11:09:30 PM PST · by caww · 10 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/19/2019 | Sean Higgins
    U.S. forces killed an estimated 52 members of the militant Islamic terrorist group al Shabab in airstrikes in Jilib, Somalia, on Saturday, U.S. Africa Command reported. "U.S. Africa Command conducted the airstrike in response to an attack by a large group of al-Shabaab militants against Somali National Army Forces," U.S. Africa Command, the branch of the military that coordinates with allies on the continent, said in a statement. The strike was part of a broader effort to prevent the terrorist group from "taking advantage of safe havens from which they can build capacity and attack the people of Somalia."
  • Russian Hooker Admits She Made Up Trump-Russia Collusion So Mueller Would Spring Her From Jail

    01/19/2019 11:06:26 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    GP ^ | 01/20/18 | Jim Hoft
    A Russian hooker in Thailand was granted a suspended sentence after she said she had information on Trump-Russia Collusion for the FBI. So the Mueller Special Counsel broke her out of jail. According to reports from Asia: The Russian escort going by the name Nastya Rybka (little fish) has received a suspended sentence and released for time served (9 months) in Thailand where her group was arrested for conspiracy to provide sexual services to a group. She and her sex-trainer partner will be deported to Russia. The pair admitted to hosting a ‘sex training’ class in Thailand. Rybka apparently...
  • McConnell: Senate will vote next week on Trump plan.....

    01/19/2019 10:58:00 PM PST · by caww · 2 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/20/2019 | Susan Ferrechio
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he will take up legislation next week incorporating the deal President Trump outlined in a Saturday afternoon address . The Republicans move to bring the deal up for a vote will put political pressure on Democrats in both chambers, who through their leaders publicly rejected Trumps proposal Saturday afternoon. It would take 60 votes to advance the measure in the Senate, which means Republicans will need the support of seven Democrats to pass the measure, assuming no GOP lawmakers vote against it. McConnell said in a statement after Trumps announcement. With bipartisan cooperation, the...
  • Senate 'Democrat' hopeful Trump's offer 'will allow us to immediately reopen gov'.......

    01/19/2019 10:52:21 PM PST · by caww
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/19/2109 | Allison Elyse Gualtieri
    At least one Senate Democrat West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat seems to be taking President Trump's offer on immigration reform as a sign an end to the partial government shutdown may be near.....said Saturday he's looking forward to working with colleagues on both sides of the aisle. I'm hopeful the President's statement tonight will allow us to immediately reopen gov, put WVians back to work & start negotiating long-term immigration reform. I look forward to working w/my GOP & Dem colleagues to make this happen so that we can end this shameful shutdown. Senator Joe Manchin...
  • Entire Bokina [sic] Faso Prime minster and carbinate [sic] resign from Government

    01/19/2019 10:48:01 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 19, 2019 | Cimbol Gists
  • While Democrats dither over the border wall, deadly fentanyl floods our communities....

    01/19/2019 10:42:56 PM PST · by caww · 11 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 1/20/2019 | Beth Bailey
    Fentanyl can strike anyone, at any age, on account of the unique method by which it can be absorbed:..... through contact with the skin. ...the quantity required for the average adult to overdose and die is just 3 milligrams. Smaller still the amount required to kill a child. While many balk at the notion that merely touching fentanyl can lead to an overdose, any contact with the mucous membranes can introduce the drug to the bloodstream..... Additionally, according to the American College of Medical Toxicology, the use of alcohol-based sanitizer is both ineffective in removing fentanyl and may increase drug...
  • Tesla Just Dealt a Devastating Blow Elon Musk Trims 7% of Workforce to Cut Costs

    01/19/2019 8:28:47 PM PST · by NorseViking · 49 replies
    Cnn ^ | Jan 18, 2019
    Tesla delivered a catastrophic blow to its U.S. workforce this Friday. In a memo reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, CEO Elon Musk said the company will be slashing its staff by 7%. Despite announcing its first gigafactory outside of the United States in Shanghai barely over a week ago, the electronic car maker will be handing over 3,000 of its 45,000-strong workforce their leaving papers.
  • FLASHBACK: NBC Weaponizes for Hillary: Funnels $400 Million To Extreme-Left BuzzFeed & Vox

    01/19/2019 8:18:45 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Aug 2015 | John Nolte
    On one hand NBCUniversal is telling us it is serious about news objectivity, while on the other hand, and mostly under the radar, NBC is funneling an astonishing $400 million in capital into two of the most extreme left-wing news outlets in America: BuzzFeed and Vox. One need only watch 10 minutes of MSNBC to understand that NBC News is an extremist organization in favor of open borders, partial birth abortion, the government setting CEO pay, and destroying peoples lives through the pushing of the Climate Change hoax. Unfortunately for NBC, though, the MSNBC experiment only resulted in a ratings...
  • More Media Lies: There was no #MAGA mob hounding a Native American

    01/19/2019 7:54:39 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 39 replies
    Twitter ^ | 5:22 PM - 19 Jan 2019 | Jim Hanson
  • Inside the Mueller teams decision to dispute BuzzFeeds explosive story on Trump and Cohen

    01/19/2019 7:40:43 PM PST · by zeestephen · 31 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 19 January 2019 | Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett
    When a BuzzFeed reporter first sought comment on the news outlets explosive report that President Trump had directed his lawyer to lie to Congress, the spokesman for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III treated the request as he would almost any other story.
  • After 7 overdoses in North Seattle on Thursday, health officials urge safer drug use

    01/19/2019 7:25:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 76 replies
    seattletimes.com/ ^ | January 17, 2019 at 8:24 pm | Asia Fields
    Health officials are advising people who use drugs to have naloxone on hand, which can be obtained at needle exchanges and other locations. Theyre also advising people who are going to use drugs not to do so alone and to start with small amounts. Those who suspect someone has had an overdose should call 911 right away and administer naloxone, according to Public Health. The law protects people who overdose and those who call 911 from drug-possession charges. Naloxone is not harmful if given to someone who is not experiencing an overdose, so even when in doubt, bystanders should administer...
  • Decades of lawless chaotic violent borders yet Democrats still say no deal?

    01/19/2019 7:14:20 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 16 replies
    vanity | 1/19/2019 | dragnet2
    It should now be inordinately clear to all, the Democrats, after all these decades of leftist lies and lip service, never had any intention whatsoever of protecting and securing our violent lawless southern border. And having upwards of 25 million illegals now in country, running through our streets from coast to coast, with all the crime, cost, blood and violence associated with it, proves beyond all doubt they completely support this decades long lawless invasion. Trump has said the Democrats are the party of crime. Once again, Trump is 100% correct. What is motivating these people to support this coast...
  • Newsom family to move from historic mansion to $3.7 million home

    01/19/2019 7:05:21 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 22 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | January 18, 2019 | Sophia Bollag
    Californias new governor and his family plan to move to a $3.7 million, six-bedroom house in Fair Oaks they bought in December, according to property records obtained by the Sacramento Bee. For now, Gavin and Jennifer Siebel Newsom and their four young children are living in the historic governors mansion in downtown Sacramento. The governors office confirmed that they plan to move to Fair Oaks, an unincorporated community in Sacramento County, once their new house is renovated.
  • I wonder who the cartels are paying to stop the wall?

    01/19/2019 6:37:57 PM PST · by Rumplemeyer · 46 replies
    If the cartels paid a $100 million bribe to the former President of Mexico, I wonder who the cartels are paying to stop the construction of the wall?
  • Networks Give Roughly 15 Times More Coverage to Womens March Than March for Life

    01/19/2019 6:31:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | January 19, 2019 | Curtis Houck
    Despite what was a much delayed but important avalanche of headlines about the group’s anti-Semitism, the 2019 Women’s March took place Saturday and it still received nearly 15 times the broadcast network newscast coverage of the 47th annual March for Life that was held Friday.  Between Wednesday morning and Saturday evening, the Women’s March fetched 14 minutes and 26 seconds of coverage on the ABC, CBS, and NBC morning and evening newscasts. This stood in stark contrast to just 58 seconds for the March for Life. The Women’s March still went on despite their controversies with some satellite marches divorcing...
  • GOP senator: 'I don't think we're going to get the money for the border wall'

    01/19/2019 6:17:35 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 71 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 12/19/18 | MICHAEL BURKE
    ... Kennedy added that he wished Republicans in Congress had used a criminal justice reform bill that was passed late Tuesday as leverage to get border wall funding. The bill, which was approved in the Senate by a vote of 87-12, will now head to Trump's desk. Kennedy, who did not support the criminal justice reform legislation, said he thinks the GOP "missed an opportunity here." "My Democratic friends are entitled to have their own positions. They were salivating over this bill and I wish we had tried to get something in return like the border wall. Border walls work,"...
  • No deal: Pelosi rejects Trumps offer to legalize 'Dreamers' for wall money

    01/19/2019 6:08:29 PM PST · by Libloather · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/19/19 | Susan Ferrechio
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Saturday she will not take up President Trumps offer to trade off $5.7 billion in wall funding for a three-year extension of a program providing legal status for "Dreamers," who illegally went to the U.S. as children. Pelosi, D-Calif., issued a statement just before Trumps announcement, calling the plan a compilation of several previously rejected initiatives, each of which is unacceptable and in total, do not represent a good faith effort to restore certainty to peoples lives. Pelosi said the proposal does not achieve what Democrats have long sought for the "Dreamers," which is a...
  • Londonderry: Bomb explodes in car outside courthouse

    01/19/2019 6:08:16 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 16 replies
    bbc.com ^ | January 19, 2019 | BBC
    A bomb has exploded inside a car outside the courthouse in Londonderry. The explosion occurred in Bishop Street at about 20:15 GMT on Saturday, shortly after police received a warning. Officers were on the scene when the blast occurred. No one is believed to have been injured. Police had just started evacuating nearby buildings, including a hotel, when the explosion took place. A cordon has been set up at the scene.
  • Marshawn Lynch calls Trump a '[bleep],' blasts Oakland gentrification

    01/19/2019 5:45:26 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 60 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 19, 2019 | Eric Ting
    During an appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher," Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch discussed President Trump, gentrification in Oakland, Colin Kaepernick and more.
  • Shutdown leads to delays in lawsuits against government (Asylum Ban challenge delayed)

    01/19/2019 5:41:41 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 1 replies
    10TV ^ | Jan 19, 2019 | AP
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) During the longest-ever government shutdown, the federal judiciary has remained open, allowing the wheels of justice to keep turning in most criminal cases. But many civil cases have come to a halt because the U.S. Department of Justice doesn't have enough attorneys working to handle them. Judges have granted the government delays after the Justice Department explained that without funding, its attorneys are barred from working on cases except in limited circumstances, including "emergencies involving the safety of human life or the protection of property." Among the cases that have been put off:- A lawsuit challenging...