Archive for June 17th, 2018

New Jersey arts festival shooting leaves 20 wounded, 1 suspect dead

New Jersey arts festival shooting leaves 20 wounded, 1 suspect dead

on June 17, 2018, 10:13 AM / in State News

A shooting early Sunday at an all-night art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, left 20 people injured and one of the two shooting suspects dead. The other suspect has been taken into custody. Among the wounded, four are in critical condition, one of them a 13-year-old boy. The suspects have not been identified. “All shootings, whether larger or small, are […]

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Consumer watchdog nominee stirs controversy

on June 17, 2018, 10:12 AM / in National News

President Trump will nominate Kathy Kraninger, an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the White House announced Saturday. Kraninger would take over for the consumer watchdog’s interim head, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, and is expected to continue his policies. The selection has stirred controversy, with critics from left […]

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Trump to talk immigration Tuesday

on June 17, 2018, 10:10 AM / in National News

President Trump will meet with House Republicans Tuesday evening to discuss a compromise immigration bill that would fund his border wall, impose new limits on immigration, formalize protections for young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, and end the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the border. This is the more moderate of the two bills […]

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Afghan Taliban ceasefire marred by ISIS bombing

Afghan Taliban ceasefire marred by ISIS bombing

on June 17, 2018, 10:09 AM / in International News

The government of Afghanistan has extended its historic ceasefire with the Taliban past the end of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, with which it was timed to coincide. Unlike the original deal, the extension is unilateral, though the government has urged the Taliban to reciprocate and begin peace talks. However, this progress was marred Saturday evening by a suicide […]

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U.S. and South Korea to suspend ‘large-scale’ military drills

on June 17, 2018, 10:08 AM / in International News

The U.S. and South Korea will formally announce the suspension of “large-scale” military exercises this coming week, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported Sunday. While routine training is expected to continue, this will put an end to the “provocative, inappropriate, and expensive” war games President Trump promised to stop during his recent negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. […]

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LIBERALS DON’T DISCRIMINATE; THEY HATE EVERYONE!

on June 17, 2018, 9:05 AM / in Opinion

Bill Maher recently stated he would welcome a recession if it would mean an end to the Trump presidency.  Does anyone recall the abject misery we all suffered after the crash of 2008?  It took eight more years to elect Trump, and a full year after that for Trump to get his tax cuts passed and slash business regulations to […]

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Promoting diversity? Teacher wears full face Muslim veil, reads from Koran in Swiss school

Promoting diversity? Teacher wears full face Muslim veil, reads from Koran in Swiss school

on June 17, 2018, 9:03 AM / in International News

RT.com A teacher in Switzerland has made headlines after wearing a full face veil and reading passages from the Koran out loud during a lesson on Islam, local media reports. The stunt was apparently aimed at promoting diversity. “She [the teacher] came into class completely veiled without warning and started reading lines from [the] Koran out loud”, students from a […]

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New strategy in suing opioid maker blamed for addiction crisis: Target the family who runs it

New strategy in suing opioid maker blamed for addiction crisis: Target the family who runs it

on June 17, 2018, 8:59 AM / in International News, National News

A novel legal strategy aims to “pull up the corporate curtain of protection that these people hide behind.” When lawyers sink to new lows pushing the blame game…… in their eyes we have no responsibility in this. by Corky Siemaszko   |   NBC News Their family name graces some of the nation’s most prestigious bastions of culture and learning — the Sackler […]

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Bottom line? Obama single-handedly ruined the FBI and the DOJ

Bottom line? Obama single-handedly ruined the FBI and the DOJ

on June 17, 2018, 7:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Patricia McCarthy   |    American Thinker Naturally, the political-media left that crowds out saner voices on television was quick as jackrabbits to announce that the FBI was vindicated by the I.G. report that was released on Thursday.  “Nothing to see here, move along” was their mantra.  But one only has to scroll through the list of columns posted at RealClearPolitics on Friday to grasp […]

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Missing Butler County girl found with loyal dog by her side

Missing Butler County girl found with loyal dog by her side

on June 17, 2018, 7:03 AM / in National News, State News

By Jasmine Adams  |   Hendricks County Flyer A mother from Butler County, Missouri is thrilled her daughter is safe after she went missing near their home in Qulin, Mo. around 8 p.m. Thursday night. It took police and volunteers almost 12 hours to find three-year-old Remy Elliott and her pet Yorkshire Terrier, Fat Heath, in the rows of a cornfield […]

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‘Separating babies from their mothers is immoral!’ Christian leaders SLAM Jeff Sessions’ usage of the Bible to justify policy tearing immigrant families a part

‘Separating babies from their mothers is immoral!’ Christian leaders SLAM Jeff Sessions’ usage of the Bible to justify policy tearing immigrant families a part

on June 17, 2018, 6:54 AM / in National News

I totally disagreed with Sessions using scripture to support the separation of the children from those *mothers*.  this is NOT a religious issue –  it is a LEGAL issue – a situation of a group of people committing a crime and then using any means they can to EXCUSE their crime…  and too many others joining in blaming the wrong […]

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Father’s Day! (& a forgotten Founding Father, Samuel Chase)

Father’s Day! (& a forgotten Founding Father, Samuel Chase)

on June 17, 2018, 6:41 AM / in History

The first formal “Father’s Day” was celebrated JUNE 19, 1910, in Spokane, Washington. Sonora Louise Smart Dodd heard a church sermon on the newly established Mother’s Day and wanted to honor her father, Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, who had raised six children by himself after his wife died in childbirth. Sonora Louise Smart Dodd drew up a petition supported by the Young Men’s Christian Association and […]

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June 17th in History

June 17th in History

on June 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

June 17 is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bunker Hill Day (Suffolk County, Massachusetts) Christian feast day: Albert Chmielowski Botolph (England and Scandinavia) Gondulphus of Berry Hervé Hypatius of Bithynia (Eastern Orthodox and Byzantine Catholic Churches) Rainerius Samuel and […]

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Marathon Reading

Marathon Reading

on June 17, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

They read from the Book of the Law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that the people understood what was being read. Nehemiah 8:8 When the sun came up on the first day of the seventh month in 444 bc, Ezra started reading the law of Moses (what we know as the first five books of […]

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