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He Said, She Said: Giuliani says Trump never asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

He Said, She Said: Giuliani says Trump never asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

on August 13, 2018, 7:19 AM / in National News

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s lead personal lawyer, said Sunday that if Trump is interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors, he will deny telling then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. “There was no conversation about Michael Flynn,” Giuliani said on CNN’s State of the Union. Comey has said that in February […]

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Around the Campaign Trail, It is getting Nasty

Around the Campaign Trail, It is getting Nasty

on August 13, 2018, 7:10 AM / in National News

Vote counting in the Kansas GOP primary for governor will enter its final stage on Monday, as election officials decide which provisional ballots will count toward the final outcome. Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is backed by Trump, presently leads Gov. Jeff Colyer by about 110 votes (The Associated Press). There were two noteworthy comebacks in the Hawaii primary […]

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Good Monday Morning, August 13, 2018

Good Monday Morning, August 13, 2018

on August 13, 2018, 6:55 AM / in National News

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 Peaked Last Night! Unlike the staff of 101.5 NewsTalk Radio we got to observe, first hand the meteor shower that occurred last night even though there was some cloud cover prevented some of us watching from the ground. Instead we watched the peak of the summer’s best meteor shower – the Perseids via another method.  You can try […]

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Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through July; Still Run $683.9B Deficit

Feds Collect Record Individual Income Taxes Through July; Still Run $683.9B Deficit

on August 13, 2018, 6:27 AM / in National News

By Terence P. Jeffrey   (CNSNews.com) – The federal government collected a record $1,415,150,000,000 in individual income taxes through the first ten months of fiscal 2018 (October 2017 through July 2018), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement. But the federal govenrment also ran a $683,965,000,000 deficit for those ten months, according to the statement. The previous record for individual income tax collections in the […]

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Church Security and ISIS

on August 13, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion, Religion

Attached is a document everyone who attends church, or knows someone who does, should read and share, especially with pastors and church staff. The name of this 5-page document (it’s a quick read) is “Christian Churches Must Prepare for Battle with ISIS, or Close Their Doors”. (Of course, as long as churches wage the spiritual battle of bringing the lost […]

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Facebook Censors Benghazi Hero After He Is Interviewed By Infowars

Facebook Censors Benghazi Hero After He Is Interviewed By Infowars

on August 12, 2018, 7:13 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Tim Brown  |   Freedom Outpost This is about a once free society that is becoming more Orwellian with each passing day. Now that they have come for Alex Jones, they aren’t going to stop. It might not be tomorrow, but eventually, they are going to come for you. John “Tig” Tiegen was one of the heroes of Benghazi on […]

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Will Trump be Trumped by “Vicious … Conniving” Omarosa and Her N-word Accusation?

Will Trump be Trumped by “Vicious … Conniving” Omarosa and Her N-word Accusation?

on August 12, 2018, 6:28 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke In this age of anti-American virtue-signaling and identity politics, perhaps it can now be said that race baiting is “the last refuge of a scoundrel.” This comes to mind with the allegation, made by former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman (shown), that in the past President Trump used the n-word. (Yes, it’s that word which, a […]

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How to protect your car from a wireless fob relay attack

on August 12, 2018, 5:56 AM / in National News

By Mark Jones, Komando.com Your car is always listening. Not for your voice, but for an electronic signal, such as the coded “unlock” signal from your electronic key fob. If it’s a newer car model, you might not have to press any buttons; just approach your car and the doors will unlock automatically. In some cars, the engine will even turn on. Criminals […]

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Justice Department Will Cut Ties to SPLC, Sessions Says

Justice Department Will Cut Ties to SPLC, Sessions Says

on August 11, 2018, 7:55 AM / in National News

Shortly after the news broke that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) still maintained some ties to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) — a far-left fringe group widely condemned as an anti-Christian “hate group” by critics — Attorney General Jeff Sessions dropped the hammer. Speaking in front of a mainstream Christian group of pro-freedom attorneys maligned by the SPLC, the Justice Department chief […]

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Chemical giant Monsanto must pay $290 million in weedkiller cancer case, jury rules

on August 11, 2018, 7:50 AM / in National News

A San Francisco jury has found in favor of a school groundskeeper dying of cancer whose lawyers argued that a weedkiller made by the agribusiness giant Monsanto likely caused his disease. Dewayne Johnson, the groundskeeper, was awarded $287 million in punitive damages. Johnson’s lawsuit against Monsanto was the first case to go to trial in a string of legal complaints […]

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Mystery recess triggers speculation in Manafort trial

on August 11, 2018, 6:43 AM / in National News

BY JACQUELINE THOMSEN   |   The Hill Paul Manafort’s criminal trial on bank and tax fraud charges was held up for several hours Friday as the federal judge presiding over the case repeatedly met with federal prosecutors and Manafort’s defense attorneys. Judge T.S. Ellis III, who has otherwise placed a priority on the trial moving quickly, pushed the start of witness testimony […]

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Manafort trial judge concedes mistake in criticism of Mueller prosecutors

Manafort trial judge concedes mistake in criticism of Mueller prosecutors

on August 10, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III, who has repeatedly berated prosecutors in Paul Manafort’s trial, on Thursday backed down from one such incident after one of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s deputies filed a motion complaining that Ellis had unfairly scolded them, potentially giving the jury the false impression that prosecutors had acted improperly. “This prejudice should be cured,” prosecutor Andrew […]

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Judge threatens to hold Sessions in contempt

on August 10, 2018, 7:22 AM / in National News

A federal judge on Thursday threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt of court after the Justice Department tried to deport a mother and daughter in the middle of their appeal. “This is pretty outrageous,” U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan said after learning of the removal. “That someone seeking justice in U.S. court is spirited away while […]

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Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fell and Inflation Ticked Down, Suggesting Strong U.S. Economy Unfazed by Trade War

Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fell and Inflation Ticked Down, Suggesting Strong U.S. Economy Unfazed by Trade War

on August 10, 2018, 5:55 AM / in National News

By John Carney  |  Breitbart News Applications for new unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week and producer prices fell, indicating that the strong U.S. economy is standing up quite well amid global trade disputes. Initial jobless claims fell declined by 6,000 a seasonally adjusted 213,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists had expected the rate to rise to 220,000. The four-week moving […]

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Dem Senator: Social Media Must Censor “Hate Speech” to Maintain Democracy

Dem Senator: Social Media Must Censor “Hate Speech” to Maintain Democracy

on August 9, 2018, 8:50 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Raven Clabough Social-media platforms continue to violate free-speech protections under the guise of prohibiting so-called hate speech and enhancing security. And a Democratic senator is claiming that it is the role of tech companies to engage in such unconstitutional practices and crack down on controversial websites in order to maintain “democracy” in the United States. Shortly after Facebook, Apple, […]

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Vox Op-Ed: Americans Are Not Going To Like Picking Up Democratic Socialism’s Tab

Vox Op-Ed: Americans Are Not Going To Like Picking Up Democratic Socialism’s Tab

on August 9, 2018, 8:17 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Matt Vespa  |   TownHall Democratic socialism is the new fad hitting the Democratic Party. The far left is flexing their muscles clinching wins across the country, though they had a rough night in yesterday’s primaries; all of the candidates for the August 7 contests endorsed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lost. Ocasio-Cortez is the upstart who clipped Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) in an upset […]

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Tribune backs out of Sinclair merger

Tribune backs out of Sinclair merger

on August 9, 2018, 7:58 AM / in National News

Tribune Media has backed out of its proposed $3.9 billion merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group and said it will be filing a lawsuit against the broadcasting giant for allegedly breaching their merger agreement. In an announcement early Thursday morning, Tribune blamed Sinclair for the regulatory roadblocks that the deal has encountered at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Last month, the […]

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Top executive sentenced in ‘Made in USA’ boots scheme

on August 9, 2018, 7:50 AM / in National News, State News

By The Associated Press GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — The top executive of a one-time leading manufacturer of boots for the U.S. military has been sentenced in a “Made in USA” scheme. A statement from U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey says 66-year-old Vincent Lee Ferguson of Knoxville was sentenced Monday to 41 months in federal prison for his role in a wire […]

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Gates faces questions about affairs as his testimony ends

Gates faces questions about affairs as his testimony ends

on August 9, 2018, 7:34 AM / in National News

Star witness Rick Gates wrapped up his testimony in the bank and tax fraud trial of his former boss, Paul Manafort, but not before defense lawyers attempted to chip away at his credibility by suggesting he had several extramarital affairs while he worked for Manafort. Gates acknowledged Tuesday that he had a relationship with a woman in London that may […]

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Rep. Chris Collins charged with insider trading, federal prosecutors announce

on August 9, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News, State News

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday arrested Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) on insider trading charges. Collins, the first member of Congress to endorse President Trump, is accused of tipping off his son, Cameron Collins, about confidential corporate information he heard at a congressional picnic at the White House last year. Collins allegedly heard that Innate Immunotherapeutics, a biotechnology company, had received disappointing […]

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