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Grand Canyon launches drones for search and rescue to now avail

Grand Canyon launches drones for search and rescue to now avail

on April 27, 2017, 2:41 PM / in National News

Chief Ranger Matt Vandzura said they’ve been working on the program for at least a year and have had the UAS in the park for about six months. Risk management, Vandzura said, was one of the main drivers behind the decision to introduce the program in an effort to create the biggest safety margin for their staff. “Many of the missions […]

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BREAKING: Front-runner Kevin O’Leary backs out of Conservative leadership race

BREAKING: Front-runner Kevin O’Leary backs out of Conservative leadership race

on April 27, 2017, 8:47 AM / in International News

TORONTO,  (LifeSiteNews) — Kevin O’Leary has dropped out of the Conservative leadership race and thrown his support behind Quebec MP Maxime Bernier. The shocking development, which was reported first today in the Globe and Mail, is good news for Campaign Life Coalition. “He’s no friend of ours,” said Jeff Gunnarson, vice president of the national pro-life lobby group. “We’re glad […]

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Iowa: Christian Man Executed In Front Of His Kids

on April 27, 2017, 8:44 AM / in State News

by Tim Brown  /  Freedom Outpost A 41-year-old Christian man was executed in front of his children in a parking lot in Iowa as he waited to pick up his wife on Friday night. Sometime around 10:30 pm, Stephen Kim was waiting for his wife with his boys in a parking lot at an apartment complex, which the couple used […]

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Canada’s Housing Bubble Explodes As Its Biggest Mortgage Lender Crashes Most In History

Canada’s Housing Bubble Explodes As Its Biggest Mortgage Lender Crashes Most In History

on April 27, 2017, 7:56 AM / in International News

by Tyler Durden   /   ZeroHedge.com Call it Canada’s “New Century” moment. We first introduced readers to the company we said was the “tip of the iceberg in Canada’s magnificent housing bubble” nearly two years ago, in July 2015 when we exposed a major problem that we predicted would haunt Home Capital Group, Canada’s largest non-bank mortgage lender: liar loans […]

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West Tennessee Flood Warning until 09:18PM Thursday

on April 27, 2017, 7:51 AM / in Local News

Alert H/T to Thomas Flood Warning until 09:18PM Thursday The Flood Warnings continue for the S.F. Forked Deer River. The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. Forked Deer River at Jackson  from Friday April 28 until further notice. At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 30.8 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Maximum forecast stage of 35.0 feet Saturday April 29. […]

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Fox News’ Jesse Watters faces backlash over lewd remark on Ivanka Trump

Fox News’ Jesse Watters faces backlash over lewd remark on Ivanka Trump

on April 27, 2017, 7:34 AM / in National News

Fresh off Bill O’Reilly’s departure over sexual harassment allegations, Fox News host Jesse Watters — O’Reilly’s former on-the-street reporter — is facing harsh criticism for a comment about Ivanka Trump that critics say was sexually suggestive. Watters, who came under fire last year for a segment on Chinatown criticized as racist (believe me it wasn’t even though the Hollywood Report […]

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Israel reportedly bombs Hezbollah weapons sent to Syria by Iran

Israel reportedly bombs Hezbollah weapons sent to Syria by Iran

on April 27, 2017, 7:23 AM / in International News

Israel bombed an arms supply center operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah in Syria on Thursday, according to rebels and regional intelligence sources. The airstrikes near the Damascus airport targeted weapons allegedly sent into the country by Iran on commercial and military cargo planes. Syrian state media condemned what it called “Israeli aggression,” saying the attack had caused material losses, […]

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House conservatives back revised health bill ahead of possible Friday vote

House conservatives back revised health bill ahead of possible Friday vote

on April 27, 2017, 7:21 AM / in National News

The conservative House Freedom Caucus agreed Wednesday to get behind a revised Republican plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare. An amendment drafted by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) would preserve much of the American Health Care Act, the original GOP bill, but it would offer states a waiver program letting them apply to scrap several key elements of ObamaCare, such as […]

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Trump unveils tax plan with cuts for businesses and families

Trump unveils tax plan with cuts for businesses and families

on April 27, 2017, 7:14 AM / in National News

President Trump on Wednesday proposed sharp tax cuts for businesses and individuals, promising that the overhaul would help pay for itself by dramatically boosting economic growth. Critics, however, said that the steep reductions would inflate the federal deficit. Trump proposed reducing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. The plan also would double the standard amount that […]

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White House says Trump won’t immediately pull out of NAFTA

White House says Trump won’t immediately pull out of NAFTA

on April 27, 2017, 6:37 AM / in International News, National News

By JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that. The White House made the surprise announcement Wednesday in a […]

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The Latest: GOP offers stopgap bill to fund government

The Latest: GOP offers stopgap bill to fund government

on April 27, 2017, 6:34 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Republicans controlling the House have unveiled a stopgap bill to keep the government open past a shutdown deadline of midnight Friday. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen says the […]

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Army Veteran Tied Service Dog to Tree, Shot It 5 Times on Camera: Cops

Army Veteran Tied Service Dog to Tree, Shot It 5 Times on Camera: Cops

on April 27, 2017, 6:29 AM / in State News

By Deborah Hastings  /  Inside Edition An Army veteran and her soldier boyfriend have been arrested for allegedly tying her service dog to a tree and shooting it five times at close range while laughing, authorities said. Marinna Rollins, 23, and Jarren Heng, 26, were charged with felony counts of animal cruelty and conspiracy in Fayetteville, N.C. They are being held in […]

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Texas poised to pass ‘sanctuary city’ ban with jail penalty

Texas poised to pass ‘sanctuary city’ ban with jail penalty

on April 27, 2017, 6:20 AM / in State News

By JIM VERTUNO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning “sanctuary cities” in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not cooperating fully with federal immigration authorities. Although Democrats don’t have the votes in the Republican-controlled Legislature to stop the bill from […]

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U.S. says strategy on North Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks

U.S. says strategy on North Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks

on April 27, 2017, 6:17 AM / in International News, National News

By Phil Stewart and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration said on Wednesday it aimed to push North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and missile programs through tougher international sanctions and diplomatic pressure, and remained open to negotiations to bring that about. The U.S. stance, which appeared to signal a willingness to exhaust non-military avenues despite repeated warnings […]

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Chaffetz out for surgery

Chaffetz out for surgery

on April 27, 2017, 6:12 AM / in National News, State News

Prayers for Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah, who stated he needed immediate foot surgery and will be out of Washington for three to four weeks, missing a key vote on a spending bill to keep the government open. Chaffetz, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, surprised the political world last week by announcing he will not seek re-election. He […]

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Three soldiers killed in Indian Kashmir attack

Three soldiers killed in Indian Kashmir attack

on April 27, 2017, 6:08 AM / in International News

Crowds of civilian protesters fought with government forces Thursday near an army garrison in Indian-administered Kashmir where militants earlier killed three soldiers. Police fired tear gas and live bullets into the air to try to break up the demonstrations after what one officer called “intense clashes”. The violence followed a pre-dawn assault on the garrison in Kupwara district, near the […]

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Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore running for U.S. Senate

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore running for U.S. Senate

on April 27, 2017, 5:43 AM / in National News, State News

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for U.S. Senate. The fiery Republican jurist, who was suspended from the bench on accusations that he urged defiance of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing gays and lesbians to marry, said he will seek the Senate seat previously held by […]

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School voucher bill dies in House Budget Sub

on April 26, 2017, 4:29 PM / in State News

Published April 26, 2017 | By Tom Humphrey H/T to Kathryn This year’s leading school voucher bill, declared a “pilot project” that would apply only in Shelby County, died quietly in the House Budget Subcommittee Wednesday. Rep. Harry Brooks, R-Knoxville, sponsor of HB126, officially put off further consideration until next year in the Budget Subcommittee. Voucher bills have failed repeatedly […]

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Jackson Police Need Assistance Identifying Suspect

Jackson Police Need Assistance Identifying Suspect

on April 26, 2017, 4:07 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying this suspect who robbed Horizon, 340 Parkstone Pl. H/T to Thomas Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Robbery that occurred at Horizon, 340 Parkstone Place.  The Jackson Police Department needs your assistance identifying this suspect. On April 24th, at approximately 7:55 a.m., a slim build black male, wearing a gray toboggan, […]

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Trump to sign executive orders on education and public lands

Trump to sign executive orders on education and public lands

on April 26, 2017, 7:36 AM / in National News

President Trump will continue a flurry of moves to pile up achievements before his 100th day in office on Saturday by signing executive orders on education and public lands. Trump will call for a review of all national monuments designated by his predecessors since 1996, with a perceived goal of opening more protected public lands to drilling, logging, and mining. […]

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