Archive for April 17th, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm settle royalty dispute

Apple and Qualcomm settle royalty dispute

on April 17, 2019, 8:06 AM / in International News, National News

Apple and Qualcomm said Tuesday that they had agreed to dismiss their dueling lawsuits around the world. As a trial had started in a San Diego federal courtroom in an Apple complaint against Qualcomm, the companies said they had reached a six-year agreement under which Apple will pay unspecified royalties on Qualcomm patents. Apple, maker of the iPhone, and Qualcomm, […]

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New Interior secretary already under investigation

New Interior secretary already under investigation

on April 17, 2019, 8:02 AM / in National News

The Interior Department’s inspector general has launched an investigation into ethics complaints against Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, who was just confirmed by the Senate last week. Eight Democratic senators and four government ethics watchdog groups requested inquiries after allegations revealed in The New York Times suggest that Bernhardt, a former lobbyist, used his previous position as Interior deputy secretary to […]

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Macron calls for rebuilding Notre Dame in 5 years

on April 17, 2019, 8:00 AM / in International News

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday he wanted Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral rebuilt within five years following a massive fire that destroyed the 850-year-old landmark’s spire and nearly its entire roof. “We will rebuild the cathedral and make it even more beautiful,” Macron said in a televised address. “We can do it.” Experts cautioned that it could take up to […]

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DEMOCRATS STILL EATING THEIR OWN WITH FALSE HOPE

on April 17, 2019, 7:57 AM / in Opinion

Democrat mega-donors largely stopped their donations to the DNC after Hillary Clinton lost her, “sure-bet”, election.  Those donors felt lied to, and they were quite angry that election night. As a result, the DNC had to quickly change tactics by, as usual, lying to their own.  First, they had to make their  donors believe President Trump somehow stole the election […]

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Police Investigate Homicide at 33 Carver Ave – Plan to Increase Presence in Targeted Area

on April 17, 2019, 7:56 AM / in Local News

On April 15, 2019, around 11:45 p.m., Jackson police responded to a Shot Spotter alert at 33 Carver Avenue. Officers arrived to find a victim with gunshot wounds near the C building. The victim was identified as Cornelius Fields, 36, of Jackson. Fields was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Investigators responded, processed the […]

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Poll SHOCKER! This just changed EVERYTHING for 2020

Poll SHOCKER! This just changed EVERYTHING for 2020

on April 17, 2019, 7:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

A new poll on the 2020 presidential race just changed the entire landscape of the upcoming election — and it’s awful news for former Vice President Joe Biden. Biden has slipped in the Democratic polls, while Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-V.T., and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete have climbed. Sanders has a sizable lead in the 20-person Democratic primary field, Emerson […]

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Conservatives urge Trump to stick with Moore for Fed

on April 17, 2019, 7:46 AM / in National News

Conservatives are rallying around economist Stephen Moore as President Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve Board faces a tough fight ahead. Moore’s allies in conservative circles are urging the president and GOP Senate to stand by the controversial potential nominee, who is facing criticism from across the political spectrum and new questions about the White House’s support. “Steve’s view of the […]

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Trump vetoes measure to end US role in Yemen war

on April 17, 2019, 7:44 AM / in National News

By Ellen Mitchell President Trump on Tuesday vetoed a measure calling for an end to U.S. support of the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen, rebuking Congress for a second time this year. In a statement to the Senate released by the White House, Trump called the joint resolution “unnecessary” and argued it would negatively affect U.S. foreign policy. How we got […]

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Twitter drops far-left Southern Poverty Law Center as ‘safety partner’

Twitter drops far-left Southern Poverty Law Center as ‘safety partner’

on April 17, 2019, 7:42 AM / in National News

by Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) – Social media giant Twitter has quietly severed ties with the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) amid mounting reports of scandal within the organization and insider claims that SPLC’s “hate” monitoring is a money-making scam. Twitter previously identified SPLC as a “safety partner” that helps weed out “hateful conduct and harassment” on the platform, but the Daily Caller reports that […]

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The Historic Consequences of the Cross

The Historic Consequences of the Cross

on April 17, 2019, 7:33 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent This week, more than 2.2 billion people around the world will come together to remember the single most important event in human history. It is an event, the beginning of which, an additional 2 billion Muslims also believe happened, and concludes with a miracle rejected by many, but the consequences of which altered the […]

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News from RealClear Politics April 17, 2019

News from RealClear Politics April 17, 2019

on April 17, 2019, 7:24 AM / in News

Trump’s Sanctuary Threat Could Answer Immigrants’ Prayers. Susan Crabtree reports on the potential backfiring of the president’s idea of releasing asylum seekers in Democratic-governed cities, many of which have said they would welcome the newcomers. What Newsom’s First 100 Days Portend for His Future. Bill Whalen weighs in on the California governor’s ambitions and the risky steps he’s taking to […]

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De Blasio Vows to Sue Trump If He Buses Immigrants to NYC

De Blasio Vows to Sue Trump If He Buses Immigrants to NYC

on April 17, 2019, 7:21 AM / in National News, State News

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to sue President Trump if he follows through on his promise to send illegal immigrants to New York City – a self-designated “Sanctuary city”. “It’s illegal. It is just plain illegal. We will meet him in court. We will beat him in court,” de Blasio said. Breitbart.com reports: President Trump on Monday tweeted, “Those Illegal […]

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Today Is Tax Freedom Day. You’re Now Free to Work for Yourself.

on April 17, 2019, 7:15 AM / in National News, Opinion

For the second year in a row, Tax Freedom Day for the average American taxpayer comes the day after he is required to file his income tax return. The year before Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act became law, Tax Freedom Day was five days later: April 21. In 1900, Tax Freedom Day arrived on January 22. Although slightly lower the last […]

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All the Perfume in the World Can’t Change the Smell

All the Perfume in the World Can’t Change the Smell

on April 17, 2019, 7:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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LAPD records drop in shootings by officers but still leads the nation

LAPD records drop in shootings by officers but still leads the nation

on April 17, 2019, 6:58 AM / in State News

The use of deadly force by Los Angeles police and the number of suspects killed in violent encounters dropped in 2018, officials reported Tuesday. Even with reductions, the LAPD led the nation in fatal police shootings last year, with 14, the report said. Los Angeles police officers fired their weapons 33 times last year compared with 44 shootings the previous […]

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A Shot in the Dark

A Shot in the Dark

on April 17, 2019, 6:54 AM / in State News

A Kentucky judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by an unvaccinated teenager who sued his local health department for temporarily barring students at his school who were not deemed immune against chickenpox. Following an outbreak of chickenpox affecting roughly 13% of the student population at Our Lady of Sacred Heart/Assumption Academy in Walton, Kentucky, the Northern Kentucky Health Department […]

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Beto O’Rourke’s charitable donations last year: 0.3% of his income

on April 17, 2019, 6:16 AM / in National News

The guy lives in a 4,700-square-foot home, according to the AP, and as of 2015 had a personal net worth of $9 million. His father-in-law is a bona fide real-estate tycoon who’s worth around $500 million by Forbes’s estimate. According to his newly released tax returns, he and his wife had income in 2017 of $370,412. Asked recently whether he’d support a wealth tax, […]

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Man dressed as delivery driver tries to kill woman with high-powered crossbow hidden in box

on April 17, 2019, 6:11 AM / in State News

Video shows a hitman trying to kill a woman with a high-powered crossbow hidden inside a box. The shocking surveillance video was released by Canadian police. It shows a man dressed as a delivery driver and holding a large package. But detectives say he was really a hitman and was ringing the home’s doorbell to deliver a fatal attack.   […]

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Laguna Beach City Council votes to keep USA-themed decals on their police vehicles

on April 17, 2019, 6:08 AM / in State News

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (FOX 11) – Pride and patriotism were on full display in Laguna Beach Tuesday night where a crowd packed City Hall to throw their support behind the new USA-themed decals on Laguna Peach Police Department patrol vehicles. There was even a moment during the meeting where most people broke out in song, belting out the Star Spangled […]

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Democrats subpoena Deutsche Bank as part of ongoing investigation into Trump

on April 17, 2019, 6:06 AM / in International News, National News

The House Intelligence and Financial Services committees jointly subpoenaed Deutsche Bank on Monday as part of their ongoing investigation into President Donald Trump’s financial dealings and concerns about foreign influence over the Trump Organization, the president’s family business. “As part of our oversight authority and authorized investigation into allegations of potential foreign influence on the U.S. political process, the House […]

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