Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Smile, It could Happen

Smile, It could Happen

on April 3, 2017, 9:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Sunday Talks: Adam Schiff Catches Dry Mouth With Jake Tapper…

on April 3, 2017, 9:11 AM / in Opinion

by sundance  /  The Conservative Tree House Ranking House Intelligence Committee Member Adam Schiff appears on CNN Sunday Morning with Jake Tapper following Schiff’s review of the surveillance and unmasking intel previously discussed by Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes. As anticipated, by reviewing the evidence of Obama’s surveillance activity Adam Schiff is now muted in his claim such surveillance and unmasking […]

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North Korean Defector Tells Lester Holt ‘World Should be Ready’

on April 3, 2017, 9:08 AM / in International News

SEOUL, South Korea — A senior North Korean defector has told NBC News that the country’s “desperate” dictator is prepared to use nuclear weapons to strike the United States and its allies. Thae Yong Ho is the most high profile North Korean defector in two decades, meaning he is able to give a rare insight into the secretive, authoritarian regime. […]

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U.K. leaders balk at discussing Gibraltar in Brexit negotiations

U.K. leaders balk at discussing Gibraltar in Brexit negotiations

on April 3, 2017, 9:05 AM / in International News

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday that the sovereignty of Gibraltar would not change as part of Britain’s exit from the European Union. British leaders bristled after the EU on Friday released draft negotiation guidelines saying the status of the British outpost on the tip of the Iberian Peninsula would have to be approved by Spain, which has long […]

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Paul and Trump continue ObamaCare replacement talks on golf course

Paul and Trump continue ObamaCare replacement talks on golf course

on April 3, 2017, 9:03 AM / in National News

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and President Trump discussed the ongoing GOP negotiations on replacing ObamaCare at Trump’s golf club in Virginia on Sunday. “We had a great day with the president,” Paul told the White House press pool after his round of golf with the president. “Played some golf, and we talked and we talked about a little bit of […]

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Senate committee to vote on Gorsuch nomination

Senate committee to vote on Gorsuch nomination

on April 3, 2017, 9:02 AM / in National News

The Republican push to confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, heads into a final showdown this week, with the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled to vote on the nomination today. The committee’s GOP majority is expected to send Gorsuch’s nomination to the full Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has promised that the Senate will confirm Gorsuch by […]

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South Carolina defeats Mississippi State to win NCAA women’s basketball title

South Carolina defeats Mississippi State to win NCAA women’s basketball title

on April 3, 2017, 8:30 AM / in Basketball

Associated Press / Fox News Dawn Staley is going to savor her first NCAA championship. It took her a long time to finally be able to raise the trophy over her head. A’ja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Staley and South Carolina win their first national championship with a 67-55 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday night. Staley […]

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NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78

on April 3, 2017, 8:25 AM / in NASCAR, People

Associated Press  /  FoxNews Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR’s second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78. Ard died in South Carolina. NASCAR called Ard “a tough-as-nails racer” in a statement confirming his death, but gave no details. Ard won titles in what is now known as the Xfinity Series in 1983 and 1984. He won 22 races in […]

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Grandfather of Oklahoma teen killed by homeowner in burglary says AR15 made for ‘unfair’ fight

Grandfather of Oklahoma teen killed by homeowner in burglary says AR15 made for ‘unfair’ fight

on April 3, 2017, 8:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Chris Enloe  /  The Blaze Three Oklahoma teenagers were killed last week when they broke into a house and were met by a homeowner with an AR15. Now the grandfather of one of the teenagers is speaking out about his grandson’s death. According to KTUL-TV, Leroy Schumacher, grandfather of 17-year-old Jacob Redfearn, believes the death of Redfearn was unjustified because […]

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Los Angeles Times predicts Armageddon under Trump

Los Angeles Times predicts Armageddon under Trump

on April 3, 2017, 7:48 AM / in National News

By PETE KASPEROWICZ The Los Angeles Times on Sunday launched a four-part editorial series that said Trump’s lack of respect for democratic institutions and his “utter lack of regard for truth” threatens the safety of the U.S. and the world. The Times’ first installment, “Our Dishonest President,” said Trump’s policies are already hurting people, but said that is not the […]

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Transgender actress: LGBTQ community ‘can be very grateful’ to Trump

Transgender actress: LGBTQ community ‘can be very grateful’ to Trump

on April 3, 2017, 7:44 AM / in Opinion, People

Accepting what is wrong and trying to make it right is a dangerous prospective. By DANIEL CHAITIN  /  Washington Examiner Transgender actress Alexandra Billings told fellow members of Hollywood and the LGBTQ community Saturday night that sermonizing to one another about gay rights does little to accomplish change. Instead, she said they need to “take courage” and talk to people […]

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Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly announces support for Gorsuch

Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly announces support for Gorsuch

on April 3, 2017, 7:27 AM / in National News

By CAITLIN YILEK  /  Washington Examiner Another Democratic senator has announced his support for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana becomes the third Democrat to say he will support President Trump’s pick to replace the late Antonin Scalia. “After meeting with Judge Gorsuch, conducting a thorough review of his record, and closely following his hearing before […]

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Colorado Rep. Lamborn to get a primary challenge

Colorado Rep. Lamborn to get a primary challenge

on April 3, 2017, 7:22 AM / in National News, State News

  The Republican’s are starting to attack fellow Republicans for being too conservative or not quite conservative enough by running in the primaries. Of course Rep. Doug Lamborn doesn’t quite fall into the category of ultra conservative or even free thinker. He is hawkish on the military, aggressive on pro life, mistakenly in favor of free trade agreements and dangerously […]

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Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship

Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship

on April 3, 2017, 6:39 AM / in International News

By Abdiqani Hassan BOSASSO, Somalia (Reuters) – Pirates have hijacked an Indian commercial ship off the coast of Somalia, the second attack in weeks after years of inactivity by pirates, industry and security sources said on Monday. United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO), which coordinates the management of all merchant ships and yachts in the Gulf of Aden area, said […]

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Rescuers, locals dig for Colombia flood victims, 254 die

Rescuers, locals dig for Colombia flood victims, 254 die

on April 3, 2017, 6:31 AM / in International News

By Jaime Saldarriaga MOCOA, Colombia (Reuters) – Families and rescuers searched desperately on Sunday through mud-plastered rubble for victims of flooding and landslides in Colombia that have killed 254 people, injured hundreds and devastated entire neighborhoods. Several rivers burst their banks near the southwestern city of Mocoa in the early hours of Saturday, sending water, mud and debris crashing down […]

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What’s Next For Julian Assange? Wikileaks Founder Escapes Eviction Order As Guillermo Lasso Fails To Win

What’s Next For Julian Assange? Wikileaks Founder Escapes Eviction Order As Guillermo Lasso Fails To Win

on April 3, 2017, 6:29 AM / in International News, People

By SUMAN VARANDANI Julian Assange will remain in Ecuador as politician Guillermo Lasso, who vowed to kick the Wikileaks founder out of the country on condition of his victory in the presidential election, failed to win against the current leftist government. Late Sunday, Assange took to his Twitter account to “cordially invite” Lasso to leave Ecuador within 30 days. Assange has been living in the […]

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President Trump Says He Will Act Alone On North Korea If Chinese Don’t Help

President Trump Says He Will Act Alone On North Korea If Chinese Don’t Help

on April 3, 2017, 6:21 AM / in International News, National News

Marcy Kreiter  /  International Business Times President Donald Trump said he’s ready to take on North Korea, with or without Chinese help. In an interview with the Financial Times published Sunday, Trump said the North will be on the agenda when he hosts Chinese leader Xi Jinping later this week at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Trump tweeted last week […]

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Chicago teen arrested in Facebook Live sex assault, others sought

on April 3, 2017, 6:16 AM / in National News

(Reuters) – Chicago police have arrested a 14-year-old boy and expect to charge a second youth in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen on Facebook Live in March, officials said on Sunday. An arrest warrant has been issued for a 15-year-old boy, and several people are expected to face charges […]

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Mexican newspaper closes citing insecurity for journalists

Mexican newspaper closes citing insecurity for journalists

on April 3, 2017, 6:08 AM / in International News

By PETER ORSI   MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the Mexican border city of Juarez announced Sunday that it is shutting down because the rampant, unpunished killings of journalists in the country have made it too dangerous to go on. Norte executive Oscar Cantu Murguia informed readers of his decision in a farewell letter titled “Adios!” that was published […]

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Trump son-in-law, top aide Jared Kushner on visit to Iraq

Trump son-in-law, top aide Jared Kushner on visit to Iraq

on April 3, 2017, 6:04 AM / in International News, National News

Washington (AFP) – Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and top aide to President Donald Trump, is in Iraq on an official visit, a senior administration official said on Sunday. Kushner was traveling with General Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who had invited him, the official said. Additional details of the trip were not immediately available, thought the […]

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