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Saudi Student Open Fired in Classroom

on December 7, 2019, 8:59 AM / in National News

Four people are dead, including the suspected gunman, after a man authorities identified as a Saudi aviation student open fired in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) confirmed the suspect was a member of the Saudi military at a news conference Friday afternoon outside the military base. “There’s obviously going […]

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House progressives may try to block vote on Pelosi drug bill

House progressives may try to block vote on Pelosi drug bill

on December 7, 2019, 8:56 AM / in National News

House progressives are fuming about a drug pricing bill coming to the floor next week, an appeals court ruled on the “public charge” rule, legal marijuana could be to blame for some vaping illnesses in Massachusetts, and tension is growing between Mitch McConnell and Chuck Grassley over a bipartisan drug pricing bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is planning to […]

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Law Firms Face $500M Lawsuit in Fallout of Ponzi Fraudster’s Conviction

Law Firms Face $500M Lawsuit in Fallout of Ponzi Fraudster’s Conviction

on December 7, 2019, 8:35 AM / in National News

By MARIA DINZEO LOS ANGELES (CN) – A slew of law firms face civil claims they aided and abetted a multimillion-dollar securities scam run by convicted fraudster Robert Shapiro through the now-defunct real estate investment firm Woodbridge Group of Cos. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday but not made available to the press and public until Tuesday, […]

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Professor Elizabeth Warren Offers Class in Political Linguistics

Professor Elizabeth Warren Offers Class in Political Linguistics

on December 7, 2019, 8:12 AM / in National News, Opinion

Gun control advocates understand the power of language, if not the effective use of it. Over the years the anti-gun establishment has attempted to move away from the term “gun control” to more benign-sounding alternatives such as “commonsense gun safety” or “gun reform.” Their goal of civilian disarmament has remained constant, but the language has changed. Gun control advocates calculate that […]

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Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

Pearl Harbor’s role in a historic Supreme Court decision

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, National News

One of the most controversial decisions in Supreme Court history was caused by aftershocks of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and it’s still being debated today. On December 7, 1941, Japanese military forces attacked the United States base in Hawaii without warning. More than 2,000 Americans died in the attack, and a united Congress answered President Franklin Roosevelt’s request […]

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House to vote next week on drug prices bill

on December 6, 2019, 8:45 AM / in National News

House Democrats will vote next week on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s signature drug pricing proposal, youth tobacco use is growing, Planned Parenthood is launching ads targeting GOP senators and the U.S. spends more money on hospitals than any other health sector. We’ll start with drug pricing: House to vote next week on sweeping bill to lower drug prices  After months of […]

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News from Real Clear Politics December 6th 2019

News from Real Clear Politics December 6th 2019

on December 6, 2019, 8:14 AM / in International News, National News

White House: Adam Schiff Has Wrong OMB Number. Phil Wegmann reports on information that appears to counter the House Intelligence Committee chairman’s assertion about phone calls made by Rudy Giuliani. Impeachment’s Next Phase Could Hit Biden Worst of All. Susan Crabtree has this analysis of Wednesday’s hearing and its aftermath. Speaker Pelosi Declares a Coup Against President Trump. Frank Miele […]

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Shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola; at least 5 taken to hospitals

Shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola; at least 5 taken to hospitals

on December 6, 2019, 8:06 AM / in National News

“Both gates of NASP are currently secured due to reports of an active shooter,” the naval base reported. A naval base in Pensacola, Florida, was on lockdown Friday morning after reports of an active shooter, with at least five people transported to local hospitals, authorities said. The shooter has been confirmed dead, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Jason […]

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Just take a deep breath and be refreshed

on December 6, 2019, 7:57 AM / in National News

Do yourself a favor, get the Kleenex, watch this video and look at the pictures. What lovely way to start our day!! Young boy invites entire kindergarten class to his adoption hearing One child invited his entire kindergarten class to attend his adoption hearing. Author: April Stevens, Nina DeSarrom Updated: 6:40 PM EST December 5, 2019 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – It’s been said […]

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It was an uneventful day at 11 Wall St on Thursday

on December 6, 2019, 7:44 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI OPEC agrees to cut again Oil markets taking it all in stride – not running away China extends olive branch? Or did they just do what they need to? Feast of the 7 Fishes #4 It was an uneventful day at 11 Wall St on Thursday. While stocks did end the day a bit higher, they are […]

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Economy adds 266K jobs in November, blowing past expectations

on December 6, 2019, 7:40 AM / in National News

The U.S. added 266,000 jobs in November, the Labor Department reported Friday, blowing past expectations as the American economy continues to push through a global slump. The unemployment rate remained steady during November, while the labor force participation also stayed even at 63.2 percent. Economists had projected the U.S. to add roughly 180,000 jobs in November, including a boost of […]

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McDougal sues Fox News after host accused her of ‘extortion’

McDougal sues Fox News after host accused her of ‘extortion’

on December 6, 2019, 7:16 AM / in National News

Karen McDougal, a model who says she had an affair with President Trump, has filed a slander lawsuit against Fox News over comments Tucker Carlson made on his show last December. Carlson said, “Two women approached Donald Trump and threatened to ruin his career and humiliate his family if he doesn’t give them money. Now that sounds like a classic […]

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3 soldiers killed in crash of Minnesota Army National Guard helicopter

on December 6, 2019, 6:56 AM / in National News

A Minnesota Army National Guard helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing all three service members on board, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said. The UH-60 Black Hawk lost communication with the control tower during a maintenance test flight, and crashed about 16 miles southwest of the Army aviation facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The names of the soldiers were not immediately released, […]

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Kerry endorses Biden for president

Kerry endorses Biden for president

on December 6, 2019, 6:51 AM / in National News

Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, describing him as “the president our country desperately needs right now.” “I’ve never before seen the world more in need of someone who on day one can begin the incredibly hard work of putting back together the world Donald Trump […]

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Pelosi says House will proceed with articles of impeachment

Pelosi says House will proceed with articles of impeachment

on December 6, 2019, 6:45 AM / in National News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that she would ask the Judiciary Committee to proceed with articles of impeachment against President Trump. The House Intelligence Committee this week approved a report making the case that Trump abused the powers of his office by using the possibility of a White House meeting and congressionally approved military aid as leverage to […]

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Proposed Credit Card Gun Purchase Bill Could Evolve into Confiscators’ Dream

Proposed Credit Card Gun Purchase Bill Could Evolve into Confiscators’ Dream

on December 5, 2019, 8:57 AM / in National News

by David Codrea “Wexton bill would use credit card data to track firearms purchases,” The Washington Post reported Friday. “Congressional gridlock on gun legislation led Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) to seek creative ways to prevent gun violence.” If by “creative” they mean unhampered by concepts of limited Constitutional government and unalienable rights, they have a point. Then again, we are dealing with […]

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Report: Trump considering sending 14,000 more troops to the Middle East

on December 5, 2019, 8:54 AM / in International News, National News

The Trump administration is weighing an expansion of the U.S. military presence in the Middle East with 14,000 more troops and dozens of ships, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing U.S. officials. President Trump has long advocated reducing U.S. involvement in foreign conflicts, but the officials said that on the advice of Israel and aides, he wants to counter […]

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Are Investors Still Hoping for a Trade Deal?

Are Investors Still Hoping for a Trade Deal?

on December 5, 2019, 8:49 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI Things you need to know: China appears to dispute their own comment European markets rallying on news OPEC meets in Vienna – More production cuts expected Feast of the 7 Fishes – #3 – Mussels Posillipo WSJ Thursday Dec 5: “US Stocks Rise as Investors Peg Hopes on Trade Deal” (Is anyone else exhausted?) The article goes […]

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House Judiciary Committee will move forward with articles of impeachment against Trump, Pelosi announces

House Judiciary Committee will move forward with articles of impeachment against Trump, Pelosi announces

on December 5, 2019, 8:40 AM / in National News

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, invoking the framers of the Constitution, said Thursday that she is asking the House Judiciary Committee to proceed with drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. “The facts are uncontested. The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit, at the expense of national security,” Pelosi said. “The president leaves us no choice but to […]

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Film Alleging Witness Fraud in Trayvon Martin Case Sparks $100 Million Suit

Film Alleging Witness Fraud in Trayvon Martin Case Sparks $100 Million Suit

on December 5, 2019, 8:16 AM / in National News

The story of the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin, which to this day is used to fuel the narrative of a racially divided America, was in major part based on an account of a false witness, who was allowed by prosecutors to give her false testimony in court due to intentional fraud or striking negligence. That’s according to voluminous evidence presented […]

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