Archive for May 29th, 2018

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on May 29, 2018, 8:27 AM / in National News

The president heads to Nashville today for a rally and a fundraiser for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), who is in a surprisingly close race against Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen to replace retiring Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) in a state Trump carried by 26 points in 2016. The Tennessean: What to know about Trump’s trip to Nashville. NBC News: Can Blackburn […]

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Verint Systems in talks to buy Israeli surveillance software maker NSO

on May 29, 2018, 8:13 AM / in International News

U.S. software company Verint Systems Inc. is negotiating a possible purchase of Israeli mobile surveillance software maker NSO Group for roughly $1 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing a person familiar with the talks. NSO sells Pegasus spyware and other military-grade technology, primarily to government security agencies. NSO’s primary shareholder, Francisco Partners, bought a majority stake in the […]

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Virginia Rep. Garrett announces he is an alcoholic and won’t seek re-election

on May 29, 2018, 8:11 AM / in State News

Rep. Thomas Garrett (R-Va.), a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, said on Monday that he is an alcoholic, and will not run for re-election in the fall because he wants to focus on his recovery. Garrett, 46, is a former state senator and Army veteran, and won his 2016 election by 16 percentage points, but he was facing a […]

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Poland seeks permanent U.S. military presence

Poland seeks permanent U.S. military presence

on May 29, 2018, 8:09 AM / in International News, National News

Poland’s defense minister, Mariusz Blaszczak, said Monday that he had held talks in Washington recently about securing a permanent presence of U.S. troops in his country. He said the U.S. forces were necessary to provide regional security after Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, and due to Moscow’s ongoing support for separatists in Ukraine. Poland and neighbors Lithuania, Latvia, and […]

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Maryland man missing after Ellicott City flash flood

on May 29, 2018, 8:08 AM / in National News, State News

A Maryland man remained missing Monday after being swept away by floodwaters in Ellicott City, outside Baltimore, a day earlier. Eddison “Eddie” Hermond, a 39-year-old National Guard sergeant, was having a late lunch in the historic mill town at La Palapa Grill & Cantina on Sunday when he spotted a woman trapped by rising water, and ran to help. “He […]

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Macron promises Paris ‘Spider Man’ hero citizenship

Macron promises Paris ‘Spider Man’ hero citizenship

on May 29, 2018, 8:04 AM / in International News

French President Emmanuel Macron met Monday with Malian migrant Mamoudou Gassama, a day after the 22-year-old was hailed as a hero for rapidly climbing up four stories of an apartment building’s balconies to save a 4-year-old dangling over a fifth-floor railing. Macron said Gassama, dubbed the “Spider Man” of Paris by admirers, had demonstrated astonishing selflessness and bravery, and that […]

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2 journalists killed as Alberto makes landfall in Florida

on May 29, 2018, 8:03 AM / in National News

Subtropical Storm Alberto made landfall near Laguna Beach, Florida, on Monday afternoon, with its maximum winds dropping to 45 mph in the hours before it hit. The National Hurricane Center said there was heavy rainfall and flash flooding in parts of the Florida Panhandle, and north into the Carolinas. Two journalists with the NBC affiliate WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina, […]

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U.S., North Korea continue efforts to plan summit

U.S., North Korea continue efforts to plan summit

on May 29, 2018, 8:01 AM / in International News, National News

The U.S. and North Korea are continuing work on efforts to revive plans for a June summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. U.S. diplomats met with North Korean officials along the South Korean border on Monday, and South Korean media reported that a North Korean delegation arrived in Singapore for likely talks on summit preparations […]

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Prayer

Prayer

on May 29, 2018, 7:57 AM / in Religion

By John Piper  Sooner or later in your life — young people, heads up, old people know this. Sooner or later in your life, pressures and problems become almost overwhelming. • Physical problems — “Give me bread.”• Relational and mental problems — “Please forgive me.”• Moral problems — “Don’t let me go into that temptation again.” And what I want you […]

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$48M ‘No-Bid’ State Department Grant for ISIS Bomb Removal Faces Scrutiny Under Pompeo

$48M ‘No-Bid’ State Department Grant for ISIS Bomb Removal Faces Scrutiny Under Pompeo

on May 29, 2018, 7:51 AM / in National News

Sources: State Department officials rushed to lock-in grant in final days of Obama administration BY: Susan Crabtree   |   Washington Free Beacon A $48 million State Department grant to a for-profit company for IED and other bomb removal in Syria was rushed in the final days of the Obama administration to lock it in before President Trump was inaugurated, according to two […]

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Legendary Actor Bruce Campbell Shares Heartbreaking News of Clint Walker’s Death

Legendary Actor Bruce Campbell Shares Heartbreaking News of Clint Walker’s Death

on May 29, 2018, 7:46 AM / in People

By Liz Angarola Actor Clint Walker, who was most well known for his role in the TV Western “Cheyenne,” passed away Monday at the age of 90 due to congestive heart failure. Before landing the show’s lead role as Cheyenne Bodie, Walker was working in a Las Vegas casino as a security guard when an agent approached him and suggested he […]

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Indiana’s winningest football coach tragically dies after fall at age 82

on May 29, 2018, 7:37 AM / in People

By Ross Kelly  |   Western Journal Bill Mallory, who coached at four different football programs and is Indiana’s all-time winningest coach, died on Friday at the age of 82. Coach Bill Mallory’s impact was felt among players, coaches, fans & opponents. He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/rtIkcU78LI — Indiana Football (@IndianaFootball) May 25, 2018 Mallory suffered a fall on Tuesday that required […]

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What Is America’s Cause in the World Today?

What Is America’s Cause in the World Today?

on May 29, 2018, 7:31 AM / in Opinion

After being sworn in for a fourth term, Vladimir Putin departed the Kremlin for Annunciation Cathedral to receive the televised blessing of Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church. The patriarch and his priests in sacred vestments surrounded Putin, who, standing alone, made the sign of the cross. Meanwhile, sacred vestments from the Sistine Chapel were being transported by the […]

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Virginia Willis Shares the Secret of Perfect Southern Biscuits

Virginia Willis Shares the Secret of Perfect Southern Biscuits

on May 29, 2018, 7:26 AM / in Food

These biscuits are the cat’s meow   By VIRGINIA WILLIS  Virginia Willis is a chef, TV host, educator, and cookbook author. Her most recent book is Secrets of the Southern Table: A Food Lover’s Tour of the Global South.   My friend and colleague Dr. Marcie Cohen Ferris is a professor in the Department of American Studies at the University of North […]

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Right-wing activist Tommy Robinson reportedly jailed after filming outside child grooming trial

Right-wing activist Tommy Robinson reportedly jailed after filming outside child grooming trial

on May 29, 2018, 7:21 AM / in International News

Fox News U.K. right-wing activist and journalist Tommy Robinson was arrested and reportedly jailed Friday after he filmed members of an alleged child grooming gang entering a court for trial — but the details of his purported sentence remain murky after the judge ordered the press not to report on the case. Robinson, the former head of the English Defense […]

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Joke of the Week: UPDATE: Four Chattanooga-area Starbucks to close Tuesday for ‘racial bias education’

Joke of the Week: UPDATE: Four Chattanooga-area Starbucks to close Tuesday for ‘racial bias education’

on May 29, 2018, 7:10 AM / in State News

Brainerd Starbucks store manager Samantha Weber said an estimated 100 employees will take part in the training from the four, company-owned stores in the Chattanooga area as well as roughly 50 employees at two Cleveland, Tenn. stores. Across the nation, Starbucks will be closing its more than 8,000 company-owned stores Tuesday for racial-bias education. Several of those stores are located […]

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Do Gun Owners Love Their Children More Than Gun Grabbers Do?

Do Gun Owners Love Their Children More Than Gun Grabbers Do?

on May 29, 2018, 6:26 AM / in Opinion, State News

“If a thief is caught breaking in and is struck a fatal blow, the defender is not guilty of bloodshed.”  —Exodus 22:2 “The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference.”  — Popular saying, generally attributed to George Washington, that points out the danger of gun-free zones Written by Paul Dowling  |   Eagle Rising Walking Out on the Rabbi’s […]

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With age comes wisdom.

With age comes wisdom.

on May 29, 2018, 6:16 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Loving to fish, a 80 year old fellow was sitting in his boat the other day when he heard a voice say, ‘Pick me up.’ He looked around and couldn’t see anyone. He thought he was dreaming when he heard the voice say again, ‘Pick me up.’ He looked in the water and there, floating on the top, was a […]

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Divided We Kneel

Divided We Kneel

on May 29, 2018, 6:12 AM / in Bedtime Stories

No business should allow employees to alienate customers. Especially when fans value sporting events to escape politics and real-world problems. Art by Michael Ramirez

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Illinois Gun Owners , “We’ve Done Nothing Wrong”

Illinois Gun Owners , “We’ve Done Nothing Wrong”

on May 29, 2018, 6:11 AM / in Opinion, State News

Illinois – -(Ammoland.com)- We are down to the last four days of regular Illiniois session. There is an all-out push to pass something, anything, in the wake of recent tragedies in the news. One man in Nevada, maybe the only person in the whole world, commits a heinous act with a firearm accessory and now there is call to ban that item […]

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