Archive for July 13th, 2017

Democrat files articles of impeachment against Trump

on July 13, 2017, 7:58 AM / in National News

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) on Wednesday filed articles of impeachment against President Trump, clashing with leaders of both parties. Democrats have sought to discourage talk of impeachment to avoid distracting from their efforts on the economy, health care, and investigations into Russia’s alleged election meddling and possible collusion with Trump associates. The GOP-controlled House is not expected to take Sherman’s […]

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Former Brazil President Lula da Silva sentenced to 9 years for corruption

Former Brazil President Lula da Silva sentenced to 9 years for corruption

on July 13, 2017, 7:54 AM / in International News

A Brazilian judge on Wednesday found former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva guilty on corruption and money laundering charges, and sentenced him to nine and a half years in prison. Lula was found guilty of accepting $1.1 million in improvements and expenses for a beachfront apartment from a construction company, which received lucrative contracts from the state-controlled oil company […]

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Trump arrives in Paris for talks with Macron

on July 13, 2017, 7:53 AM / in International News

President Trump, facing fallout at home over his son’s meeting last year with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton, arrived in Paris early Thursday for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron aiming to improve relations between the U.S. and France. The two leaders will discuss security and counterterrorism issues, including the Syrian civil war. Macron and Trump will […]

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Trump’s nominee for FBI director vows independence

Trump’s nominee for FBI director vows independence

on July 13, 2017, 7:51 AM / in National News

Chris Wray, whom President Trump nominated to be the new FBI director, drew a clear line between his views and Trump’s on several key issues during his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Wray rejected the suggestion that the investigation into Russian election meddling and possible collusion by Trump associates was a “witch hunt,” a claim Trump has made repeatedly. Wray, […]

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Senate GOP leaders to unveil health plan

Senate GOP leaders to unveil health plan

on July 13, 2017, 7:49 AM / in National News

Senate Republicans plan to unveil their newly revised health bill on Thursday, with opposition from both GOP moderates and conservatives threatening to prevent supporters from mustering the 50 votes needed to pass it. With just 52 Republicans in the Senate, the GOP can only afford to lose two votes. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has said he won’t approve the latest […]

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Trump says he ‘didn’t know’ about son’s meeting with Russian lawyer

on July 13, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News

President Trump told Reuters Wednesday that he “didn’t know until a couple of days ago” that his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., had met with a Russian lawyer in June 2016, during the presidential campaign. Trump said he did not fault his son for meeting with the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, saying his son made the decision in the heat of […]

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This Day in History July 13th

This Day in History July 13th

on July 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abd-al-Masih Abel of Tacla Haimonot (Coptic Church) Clelia Barbieri Eugenius of Carthage Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor Mildrith of Thanet Silas (Catholic Church) Teresa of the Andes July […]

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Good Question

Good Question

on July 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” So they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved.” – Acts 16:30-31 “Finding the right questions is as crucial as finding the right answers,” says devotional writer Henri Nouwen. Yet how easy it is to run ahead of God’s Spirit as we talk to unbelievers about Christ, […]

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