Archive for July 10th, 2018

Actor Tab Hunter dies at 86; ’50s heartthrob’s career ranged from ‘Battle Cry’ to ‘Polyester’

Actor Tab Hunter dies at 86; ’50s heartthrob’s career ranged from ‘Battle Cry’ to ‘Polyester’

on July 10, 2018, 10:09 AM / in People

Actor and ’50s heartthrob Tab Hunter, best known for his roles in Battle Cry and Island of Desire, has died, his husband Allan Glaser told the Los Angeles Times on Monday. He was 86. Glaser said he and Hunter were at home in Santa Barbara, California, when Hunter went into cardiac arrest after a blood clot in his leg went […]

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China frees widow of Nobel winning dissident Liu Xiaobo

on July 10, 2018, 10:05 AM / in International News

China let Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, leave the country for Berlin on Tuesday. She had been under house arrest although she was never charged with a crime. She was freed days ahead of the one-year anniversary of her husband’s death in prison on a sentence for inciting subversion. Human rights groups […]

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Trump pardons Oregon ranchers at center of 40-day standoff

Trump pardons Oregon ranchers at center of 40-day standoff

on July 10, 2018, 10:00 AM / in National News

President Trump on Tuesday pardoned a pair of Oregon ranchers whose arson conviction became a focus for opponents of federal government land ownership. Dwight Hammond, 76, and his son Steven, 49, were convicted in 2012 and sent to prison on arson charges. They had set a series of fires on their ranch that spread to federal land. The Hammonds’ case became the inspiration […]

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What some of the Kavanaugh opposition is putting out on the Media….

on July 10, 2018, 9:57 AM / in Opinion

Kavanaugh and the Federalist Society [on Twitter] Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh claimed Monday night: “No president has ever consulted more widely or talked to more people from more backgrounds to seek input for a Supreme Court nomination.” FRANCIS BOYLE, fboyle@illinois.edu Boyle is professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law. He is a longtime critic […]

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Report: Last Team Members and Coach Rescued from Thailand Cave

Report: Last Team Members and Coach Rescued from Thailand Cave

on July 10, 2018, 9:24 AM / in International News

(Jul. 10, 2018) — At approximately 7:54 AM EDT on Tuesday, Fox News reported that the last members of a boys’ soccer team in northern Thailand were rescued, along with their 25-year-old coach, from the cave in which they were captive since late last month. The 12-member “Wild Boars” soccer team and coach had gone exploring after practice on June […]

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Is a Trump Court in the Making?

on July 10, 2018, 7:40 AM / in Opinion

If Mitch McConnell’s Senate can confirm his new nominee for the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump may have completed the capture of all three branches of the U.S. government for the Republican Party. Not bad for a rookie. And the lamentations on the left are surely justified. For liberalism’s great strategic ally and asset of 60 years, the judicial dictatorship […]

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Democrats Turn to Socialism

Democrats Turn to Socialism

on July 10, 2018, 6:37 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Gerald Flurry   |   The Trumpet  Election results reveal the true colors of the Democratic Party. New York’s 14th congressional primary yielded shocking results when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated 10–term Democratic Congressman Joe Crowley. Cortez, a self-described democratic socialist, received almost 60 percent of the vote in an election the Independent calls “one of the biggest upsets in modern American history.” After Cortez’s victory drew national […]

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Good Morning…. It’s Tuesday…. We hope you have a beautiful day.

Good Morning…. It’s Tuesday…. We hope you have a beautiful day.

on July 10, 2018, 6:23 AM / in National News, Opinion

And now it’s down to business…..  As you may already know President Trump nominated District of Columbia Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 53, to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday, igniting a vicious election year confirmation battle in the Senate that could tip the Supreme Court in favor of conservatives for a generation. Trump appeared reserved and reflective […]

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Grace White Sherwood

Grace White Sherwood

on July 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Grace White Sherwood (c. 1660 – c. 1740), called the Witch of Pungo, is the last person known to have been convicted of witchcraft in Virginia. A farmer, healer, and midwife, she was accused by her neighbors of transforming herself into a cat, damaging crops and causing the death of livestock. She was charged with witchcraft several times; at her eventual trial in 1706, Sherwood was […]

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Hot Times in Death Valley

Hot Times in Death Valley

on July 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, July 10, 2017. Fourteen separate wildfires blazed across California over the weekend, including one in Santa Barbara County that wiped out the animals in a Boy Scout nature center, and another in Northridge that caused 140,000 people to lose their air conditioning on a day the temperature reached 98 degrees. I’m reminded that on this date […]

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July 10th in History

July 10th in History

on July 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

July 10 is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Armed Forces Day (Mauritania) National Day of Commemoration (Ireland) Christian Feast Day: Amalberga of Maubeuge Rufina and Secunda Seven Brothers July 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Independence Day, celebrates the independence of […]

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The Price Of Involvement

The Price Of Involvement

on July 10, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

.. . besides the other things, what comes upon me daily: my deep concern for all the churches. —2 Corinthians 11:28 While making his landmark documentary about World War II, filmmaker Ken Burns and his colleagues watched thousands of hours of military footage. Scenes of the devastating Battle of Peleliu often invaded their dreams at night. Burns told Sacramento Bee reporter […]

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