Archive for June 11th, 2018

Ute Park Fire burns 36,740 acres; 26,387 on Philmont; 77% contained

Ute Park Fire burns 36,740 acres; 26,387 on Philmont; 77% contained

on June 11, 2018, 7:47 AM / in State News

Early in the afternoon on the last day of May a fire started near Ute Park, New Mexico…near Philmont’s Central Country. Over the course of the past week and a half, that fire grew quickly to 57 square miles. Hundreds of firefighters in crews, helicopters, engines, dozers, and water tenders have been attacking this fire and defending Philmont. They continue […]

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Commodores fall in 11 innings, season ends

on June 11, 2018, 7:32 AM / in Baseball

By MAURICE PATTON  |  THE DAILY HERALD NASHVILLE — Leads were hard to come by for Vanderbilt in this weekend’s NCAA Super Regional matchup with Mississippi State, but it wasn’t from a lack of trying. After a one-run midgame cushion slipped away Sunday, the Commodores extended the decisive Game 3 with a three-run ninth-inning rally, but had no answer for […]

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Nadal wins his record 11th French Open

Nadal wins his record 11th French Open

on June 11, 2018, 7:29 AM / in Tennis

Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday to claim his 11th French Open title, extending a record he already held. It was Nadal’s second straight title at Roland Garros. The 32-year-old Spaniard overcame a cramp in his racket-holding hand at 2-1 in the third set, which he said had left him “very, very scared.” He held on […]

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Foxconn investigates allegations of harsh conditions at Chinese factory

on June 11, 2018, 7:26 AM / in International News

Foxconn said Sunday that it was investigating a plant that makes Amazon devices in China after the New York-based China Labor Watch issued a report detailing allegedly harsh working conditions at the plant. The watchdog group said employees at the Hengyang Foxconn plant in Hunan province are made to work excessive hours for low wages, and that they often have […]

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Cuba releases details on latest sonic incident

on June 11, 2018, 7:25 AM / in International News

Cuba on Sunday released information on the latest mysterious health incident involving a U.S. diplomat in the country, saying that a U.S. embassy official had fallen ill after hearing “undefined sounds” in her home on May 29. Cuba said it sent investigators who found no evidence suggesting the source of the sounds. U.S. officials said they had pulled two officials […]

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Air Force officer found 35 years after going missing

Air Force officer found 35 years after going missing

on June 11, 2018, 7:20 AM / in National News

A former Air Force officer with top security clearance who disappeared 35 years ago has been found in California. He was charged with desertion after being arrested at his home following a fraud investigation involving a fake identity he had been using. The once high-ranking Kirtland Air Force Base officer, William Howard Hughes Jr., was 33 years old and involved […]

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Trump aides continue broadside against Canadian PM

Trump aides continue broadside against Canadian PM

on June 11, 2018, 7:17 AM / in National News

While President Trump traveled to Singapore for Tuesday’s North Korea summit, his economic advisers continued his line of attack on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in appearances on Sunday shows. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Trudeau’s pushback on Trump’s tariffs after the Group of Seven summit was “a betrayal,” and a “sophomoric, political stunt for domestic consumption.” Kudlow […]

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JAY BUSH Will Be Serving Some Pig Meat to Possible Voters

JAY BUSH Will Be Serving Some Pig Meat to Possible Voters

on June 11, 2018, 7:14 AM / in Announcements

It is not likely that you will see us there as we are not Bush supporters…. nor were we Romney supporters when he cruised through Tennessee, but if you like BBQ and left wing Republicans, join in.

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Florida police officer shot, 4 children held hostage, officials say

on June 11, 2018, 6:57 AM / in State News

By Katherine Lam | Fox News A Florida police officer was shot Sunday night after a man opened fire and took four children hostage at an Orlando apartment complex, police said. The Orlando police officer, who was not identified, was responding to a domestic violence call at the Westbrook Apartments near Universal Studios around 11:45 p.m. Sunday when the suspect opened […]

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Florida just revoked hundreds of concealed carry permits after state employee’s negligence revealed

Florida just revoked hundreds of concealed carry permits after state employee’s negligence revealed

on June 11, 2018, 6:39 AM / in State News

By Chris Enloe Florida authorities have revoked hundreds of concealed carry permits after it was discovered the permittees were legally ineligible to receive their permit, but slipped through the cracks due to one state employee’s negligence. The issue has garnered national attention in recent days due to the implications it has in the Florida governorship race. What happened? The Office […]

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Mayors across nation form coalition to support transgender anti-discrimination law

Mayors across nation form coalition to support transgender anti-discrimination law

on June 11, 2018, 6:36 AM / in National News

We wonder if this is why Mayor Gist was not in town this weekend? By Terry Webster  |   The Blaze Mayors from across the country met in Boston this weekend and announced they are forming a coalition to support Massachusetts’ transgender anit-discrimination law. The coalition is called Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination and includes a total of 320 mayors and town […]

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CrossFit exec fired for claiming LGBTQ ‘pride is a sin’ speaks out — and he’s holding nothing back

CrossFit exec fired for claiming LGBTQ ‘pride is a sin’ speaks out — and he’s holding nothing back

on June 11, 2018, 6:33 AM / in National News

Russell Berger, CrossFit’s de-facto spokesman, was fired last week after he praised the decision of a CrossFit gym in Indianapolis that chose not to host a workout for the city’s pride week. “As someone who personally believes celebrating ‘pride’ is a sin, I’d like to personally encourage #CrossFitInfiltrate for standing by their convictions and refusing to host an @indypride workout,” read a […]

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Don’t Wait For Social Security’s Crisis — It’s Here

on June 11, 2018, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

For 30 years I have been telling you about the financial dangers that we would be facing in regards to Medicare and Social Security and the realities that our political leaders have ignored during that time. All of this is finally coming due. Entitlements: Social Security is like the classic children’s tale, “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” So many warnings […]

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The Cowardice Of The Political Class

on June 11, 2018, 6:16 AM / in Opinion

By ROBERT J. SAMUELSON  |  INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY  The trustees for Social Security and Medicare issued their annual reports last week. This is cause for discouragement because it reminds us how much we’ve mortgaged the country’s future to spending for older Americans. Already, Social Security and Medicare constituted 42% of federal spending in 2017, say the trustees. If they had included Medicaid, the […]

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June 11th in History

June 11th in History

on June 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 203 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Barnabas the Apostle Bartholomew the Apostle (Eastern Christianity) Blessed Ignatius Maloyan (Armenian Catholic Church) Paula Frassinetti June 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) American Evacuation Day (Libya) Birthday of Prince […]

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THE GREAT COMMISSION?

on June 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Note: As Christians, we find this point of view difficult to believe especially since the apostles themselves, those closest to Christ, stepped beyond the word of Christ.  By Thomas A. Ventimiglia ICONOCLAST “Am I therefore become your enemy because I tell you the truth?” Galatians 4:16. There is not a single thing you or I can contribute toward our own […]

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Safety Net

Safety Net

on June 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.Matthew 5:48 For years I thought of the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5–7) as a blueprint for human behavior, a standard no one could possibly meet. How could I have missed the true meaning? Jesus spoke these words not to frustrate us, but to tell us what God is like. Why should […]

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