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Anti-Zionist Muslim activist Linda
Sarsour to speak at NYC university
Fox News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 8:43:16 PM     Post Reply
A Muslim woman who has referred to “Zionist trolls” and lauded the “courage” of rock-throwing Palestinians will deliver this year’s keynote address at the commencement ceremony of a New York City university. Linda Sarsour is listed as a featured speaker for the June 1, 2017, graduation at CUNY’s Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy, according to the school’s website. The Brooklyn-born activist, who is co-organizer of the Women’s March and a former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York, is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants. Assemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, says it is “nuts” that a

Third U.S. citizen detained
in North Korea: sources
Yonhap News Agency [Seoul, South Korea], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/23/2017 8:36:54 PM     Post Reply
Seoul - A former Korean-American professor was arrested in North Korea last week, becoming the third U.S. citizen to be detained by the communist country as of late, according to sources Sunday. The U.S. citizen, identified only by his surname Kim, was arrested by North Korean authorities on Friday at Pyongyang International Airport on his way out of the country, said the sources, who asked not to be named. Kim, a former professor at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology in his late 50s, has been engaged in aid and relief programs to North Korea. He reportedly was in the North for about a month to discuss relief

Federal judge backs firing
squads, guillotine for executions
New York Daily News, by Terence Cullen    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2017 7:48:43 PM     Post Reply
A controversial federal judge thinks firing squads and guillotines should come back in style as the debate over executions in Arkansas rages on. Ninth Circuit Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski, in an interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” set to air Sunday, said conducting lethal injections is a sham that masks that fact that people are getting killed. “The use of lethal injection is the way of lying to ourselves, to make it look like executions are peaceful, benign ... like going to sleep,” said Kozinski, who isn’t involved in the Arkansas proceedings. “And they’re not. They’re brutal things.” So then

  


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‘Crazy dangerous’: Elephant tranquilizer
linked to overdose death in Colorado
KDVR-TV [Denver, CO], by Anica Padilla    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2017 7:04:33 PM     Post Reply
EAGLE, Colo. — An elephant tranquilizer that is about 100 times more potent than fentanyl has been linked to at least two overdose deaths in Eagle County, the sheriff’s office confirmed. “Carfentanil, which has been linked to a significant number of overdose deaths in various parts of the country, has been located here in our community,” the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office stated. Clear capsules containing heroin laced with carfentanil was found at the scene of a pair of drug overdoses in the El Jebel area, the Aspen Times reported. The drug can come in many forms, including blotter paper, tablets, and spray, according to

Wisconson Tribes Clash In
Casino Expansion Fight
Associated Press, by Todd Richmond    Original Article
Posted By: konocti95- 4/23/2017 6:54:40 PM     Post Reply
BOWLER, Wis. — At 85, Betty Putnam-Schiel has trouble standing, but she gets along well enough in her home on the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans´ northern Wisconsin reservation thanks to tribal assistants who do everything from shovel her snow to change her lightbulbs. But maybe not for much longer. Another tribe, the Ho-Chunk Nation, is expanding its nearby casino into a full-fledged resort that would rival the Stockbridge-Munsee´s own casino, threatening the gambling revenue that supports services like Putnam-Schiel´s helpers. The Ho-Chunk say they´re simply trying to provide for their own people.
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Now CNN host Alisyn Camerota claims she was
sexually harassed by Roger Ailes and was told
to meet him at a hotel if she wanted
to ´further her career´
Daily Mail (UK), by Chris Spargo    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 6:40:37 PM     Post Reply
Fox News may have sent former CEO Roger Ailes packing in July of last year, but that has not slowed down the female employees at the network who have come forward alleging that they were sexually harassed by the disgraced executive. Another woman´s name was added to that list on Sunday, when CNN host Alisyn Camerota decided to break her silence and speak out, claiming that she too was one of Ailes´ victims. ´Yes, Roger Ailes did sexually harass me,´ Camerota announced during an appearance in ´Reliable Sources.´ Camerota, 50, worked at Fox News for 16 years before moving over

African Americans get less sleep than whites,
an inequality stretching back to slavery
Los Angeles Times, by Benjamin Reiss    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2017 6:36:51 PM     Post Reply
When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced treatment by police and the courts surely have much to do with the stubborn disparities in wealth and well-being among blacks and whites, in particular. Yet it may be just as important to consider what happens when we’re asleep. Race shapes our sleep, a relationship that has surprising roots deep in our national past. African Americans suffer from a “sleep gap”: Fewer black people are able to sleep for the recommended

  


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Kate Walsh O’Beirne R.I.P.
National Review, by Ramesh Ponnuru    Original Article
Posted By: plex- 4/23/2017 6:34:43 PM     Post Reply
Kate O’Beirne was part of National Review’s world before she joined the staff. When she became the magazine’s Washington editor in 1995 her resume already included stints at Senator Jim Buckley’s office, the Reagan administration, and the Heritage Foundation. She served NR in that position for eleven years and then became president of National Review Institute for six more.

Liberals Slam Trump´s Interim Surgeon
General as ´Just a Nurse´: Here´s What
They All Missed
Independent Journal Review, by Kara Pendleton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 6:30:23 PM     Post Reply
President Donald Trump recently asked for Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy´s resignation. Slate wrote that Murthy had been well-known as an Obamacare supporter and advocate of gun control, saying that “gun violence [is] a public health issue.” Afterward, a hubbub ensued over the resulting advancement of Deputy Surgeon General Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams to the position, even if only temporarily. The criticism came despite the fact that in a Facebook post announcing his resignation, Murthy wrote that with Trent-Adams as acting surgeon general, the “nation is in capable and compassionate hands”: (FB Post) So why would anyone have a problem

Violating Probation? Antifa Member Arrested
For Plotting Acid Attacks at Inauguration
Spotted at DC Protest (Video)
Gateway Pundit, by Christina Laila    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 6:18:14 PM     Post Reply
Antifa member, Paul ‘Luke’ Kuhn who was busted by Project Veritas undercover journalists plotting Butyric acid attacks to disrupt Trump’s inauguration party and subsequently arrested was spotted today at a DC protest today. Was he violating his probation orders following his arrest? (Photos/Video) Rebel Media’s Jack Posobiec was live on the scene in D.C. reporting at a protest when he was assaulted by Antifa. The Antifa supporter who physically assaulted Posobiec was immediately arrested. After reviewing the footage, Antifa member, Luke Kuhn was immediately recognized. (A face that creepy is impossible to forget). VIDEO footage of assault where you can

Riots in Paris: Anti-fascists fight armed police
after French Election results announced
Daily Express [UK], by Patrick Christys    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/23/2017 5:28:23 PM     Post Reply
RADICAL anti-fascist protesters have clashed with armed police in Paris after hearing the news that Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron appear to have made it through to the run-off in the French Presidential election. Riot police continue to engage in violent clashes with anti fascist groups who seemingly cannot accept the result of the public vote - which shows Mr Macron won 23.3 per cent of support compared to Ms Le Pen’s estimated 21.7 per cent. Reports say tear gas has been used against the hundreds of protesters, who have also been struck with battens. It appears a peaceful

  


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North Korea says it could sink US
aircraft carrier with a ‘single strike’
New York Post, by Ruth Brown    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/23/2017 4:55:44 PM     Post Reply
North Korea is ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier with a “single strike” to demonstrate its military muscle, the country’s official newspaper brags in a new editorial. “Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike,” Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party, wrote on Sunday, according to Reuters. President Trump recently ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to head to waters near the Korean peninsula, where it will be joined by two Japanese destroyers for military exercises. The North Korean paper described the American carrier as

Campbell recalls ´Homestyle´ chicken soup
CNN, by Sandee LaMotte    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/23/2017 4:46:17 PM     Post Reply
A crazy switcheroo led to the voluntary recall Saturday of nearly 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products by the Campbell Soup Company. The cans were labeled as "Campbell´s Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta," but when consumers opened the cans, instead they found "Campbell´s Homestyle Healthy Request Italian-Style Wedding Spinach & Meatballs in Chicken Broth" soup. The mistake was discovered by Campbell´s on Thursday, when the corporate office was contacted by multiple consumers complaining of the wrong product inside the cans. Because of the misbranding and undeclared allergens,

Investigators ‘confident’ they
have found ‘most likely’ location of
missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370
Independent [UK], by Ben Kentish    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/23/2017 4:37:47 PM     Post Reply
Investigators searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 are confident that they have found the plane’s “most likely” final resting place. The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) – the country’s national science agency – believes the wreckage is in an area 25,000 sq km north of the original 120,000 sq km search zone. The Boeing 777 jet vanished during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on 8 March 2014 with 239 people on board. Despite a huge multinational search operation, the plane´s final resting place has still not been confirmed.

France faces its own EU referendum as far-right
Europhobe Marine Le Pen and independent
centrist Emmanuel Macron beat two main parties
to go head to head in presidential elections after*
Daily Mail (UK), by Nick Fagge, Isobel Frodsham,**    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 3:14:38 PM     Post Reply
France could face its own ´Frexit´ in the future after far-right leader Marine Le Pen and independent centrist Emmanuel Macron beat the two main parties to go head to head in the upcoming presidential elections. Macron won 23.7 per cent of the vote and Le Pen followed closely behind with 21.7 per cent. But it is thought that Le Pen´s chances of winning are limited as supporters for Republican candidate and third place contender, Francois Fillon, will support Macron. Celebrating his victory, Macron said: ´The French have expressed their desire for change. We´re clearly turning a page in French political

  


  

Le Pen, Macron win top two places in
French presidential election, advance to runoff
Los Angeles Times, by Kim Willsher    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2017 2:53:30 PM     Post Reply
HENIN-BEAUMONT, FRANCE - The most fiercely contested, scandal-hit French presidential election ended as predicted Sunday, with a first-round victory for centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, according to projected results. Early estimates, based on results at several hundred representative polling stations, showed Macron leading at 23.8%, followed by Le Pen at 21.6%. The final count is expected to be close to that early calculation. (Snip) The words most used to describe the election were “historic” and “unprecedented.” The unheard of field of 11 candidates included a former sheep farmer, two Trotskyists and man who wants to colonize

Struggling NEIU paid big for
years for grad speakers
Chicago Sun-Times (IL), by Dan Mihalopoulos & Tina Sfondeles    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 1:16:32 PM     Post Reply
The $30,000 fee Northeastern Illinois University was going to pay former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett was just the latest in a series of big fees the financially troubled state school has paid to snag prominent graduation speakers, records show. Despite its money troubles — a Wall Street credit agency just dropped Northeastern deeper into “junk-bond” status — the state university has handed out five-figure fees to each of the speakers at its May commencement events the past four years. That’s in sharp contrast to what’s done at other state schools, also facing tight-money times, including the three University of

Pelosi: ‘Of Course’ You Can Be a
Democrat and Against Abortion
Kailani Koenig, by NBC News    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 1:09:25 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says that it´s absolutely possible for someone to be a member of the Democratic Party and also be against abortion. "Of course," she told Chuck Todd when asked on Sunday´s "Meet The Press." "I have served many years in Congress with members who have not shared my very positive — my family would say aggressive — position on promoting a woman´s right to choose." Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders received backlash this week from pro-choice groups since they scheduled a rally with a mayoral candidate in

DNC Chair Calls for Abortion Rights
Litmus Test for Democrats
Breitbart Big Government, by Thomas D. Williams, PH.D.    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 1:04:31 PM     Post Reply
The little tent of the Democratic Party just got smaller, as DNC chairman Tom Perez has called for all Democrats to walk in lockstep with Planned Parenthood on the question of abortion rights, effectively ruling out the possibility of “pro-life Democrats.” “Every Democrat, like every American, should support a woman’s right to make her own choices about her body and her health,” Perez said in a statement. “That is not negotiable and should not change city by city or state by state.” “At a time when women’s rights are under assault from the White House, the Republican Congress, and in

Poll: 67% Of Americans Say The Democrats
Are Out Of Touch With Their Concerns
Daily Caller, by Derek Draplin    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 12:50:08 PM     Post Reply
Sixty-seven percent of Americans say the Democratic Party is out of touch with their concerns — that’s more than those who think the Republican Party or President Trump are out of touch with most Americans’ concerns, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll. The national poll found that 62 percent of respondents feel the Republican Party is out of touch with most Americans’ concerns, while 58 percent view President Trump as out of touch. ABC News notes that in March 2014, 48 percent said the Democrats were out of touch with most Americans’ concerns. Three years later, 67 percent of

  



Wash Post poll hides: Trump still
beats Clinton, 43%-40%
Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/23/2017 12:44:47 PM     Post Reply
A new Washington Post poll that declares President Trump as "the least popular president in modern times," waits until the second to last paragraph to reveal another tidbit: He´d still beat Hillary Rodham Clinton if the election were held today and in the popular vote, not just Electoral College. The poll found that Trump´s polls continue to be upside down, with a 42 percent approval and 53 percent disapproval. (Photo) Also unchanged: His base still likes him. It´s not until the second to last paragraph of the long story that it´s shown Clinton would still lose to the president, despite

Analysis Trump voters don’t have buyer’s
remorse.But some Hillary Clinton voters do
Washington Post, by Aaron Blake    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2017 12:30:37 PM     Post Reply
I argued last week that anecdotal stories about disillusioned Trump supporters were overdone. The fact is that, on a broad scale, Trump supporters say they aren´t disappointed. In fact, a poll showed they were more pleased than disappointed, by about 5 to 1: (Snip) A new Washington Post-ABC News poll confirms this — in spades. And, in fact, it shows more buyer´s remorse for Trump´s opponent in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton. And were the 2016 election held again today, it shows Trump would avenge his popular-vote loss. While just 4 percent of Trump´s supporters say they would back someone else

How Trump’s First Three Months
Point the Way to Three Percent Growth
American Greatness, by Roger Kimball    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 4/23/2017 12:06:37 PM     Post Reply
The great nineteenth-century man of letters William Dean Howells once made a remark that I have long cherished as a sort of personal motto: “The problem for a critic,” Howells said, “is not making enemies, but keeping them.” (Snip)The message is far different on the ground. Quite apart from the permanent rustication of Hillary Clinton, Trump has moved with blinding speed to start fulfilling many of his major campaign promises. Immigration. Illegal border crossings are down by more than 90 percent. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is once again enforcing the nation’s immigration laws. Deportations are down because there are

Cue the Balloon Pop on
Dem Hopes for 2018
American Greatness, by Sean Noble    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 4/23/2017 11:55:53 AM     Post Reply
If over the past few weeks your only source of news was CNN or MSNBC, you might think that Donald Trump’s presidency is in a shambles and that even Republicans are revolting against him. You might imagine that Republicans were going to send him a message by sending a Democrat to Congress through a special election in the solidly Republican 6th Congressional District of Georgia. The problem for CNN and MSNBC is that they actually believe their own narrative because they are blinded by their hatred for Trump and have lost all objectivity. To call either of those outlets “news” organizations

The scandalous secrets
lurking in Grace Kelly’s home
New York Post, by Jerry Oppenheimer    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/23/2017 11:24:10 AM     Post Reply
It still looks like a scene out of a fairy tale: The handsome prince and the beautiful movie star, revealing the Cartier engagement ring he’s just given her — complete with a 10.47-carat emerald-cut diamond flanked by twin baguettes. In their official January 1956 engagement photos, Grace Kelly — already an Oscar winner at 26 for “The Country Girl” — and His Serene Highness, Prince Rainier of Monaco, 32, look quietly content. The Hitchcock blonde’s mother, Margaret, smiles sweetly at her second-youngest child. But no one’s grin is bigger and jollier than that of John B. “Jack” Kelly Sr., Grace’s father.

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